Thursday, April 14, 2011

Mario & Sonic at the 2012 London Olympics there?

The two mascots come back to race Mario & Sonic at the 2012 London Olympics there? It would seem so, at least dall'artwork stolen somehow that is running on the Internet. In fact the only thing you can see is what should be the logo of the game, obviously dedicated to the Olympic Games in London. SEGA did not confirm anything and was entrenched in a "no comment", but not surprised to a project dedicated to the Olympics with the return of the two rivals again opposed, given the success of the other two games that saw them coexist in the title.

Fable III harder to PC

Lionhead has announced that Fable III will have a higher level of difficulty on the PC. "I remember when Peter [Molyneux] showed me the first time for Fable III, it was very explicit in his first statement. He told me that he would like a blind child was able to complete the adventure," said lead designer of the PC version of the game, Josh Atkins, to the site Rock Paper Shotgun.

"During the development of this PC version we have always held in highest consideration the will of Peter, but going forward we realized that the level of difficulty was perhaps the only aspect of the game that needed to be adjusted. We think that providing a challenge sufficiently difficult for players to be a significant plus.

The First Templar: Roland know

Waiting for in May, one of the characters we know Roland is one of the usable characters in The First Templar, an interesting action game released in May on the Xbox 360 and PC. In the video there are some moments of gameplay taken directly from the fighting. The First Templar - Roland

Treyarch "open" to the Black Ops community

Treyarch is planning to launch a tool kit to create mods for Call of Duty: Black Ops in May, about six months after the release of the game. The company's community manager Josh Olin, made the announcement via Twitter. The intention is to open up the PC version of the Black Ops community Modder to revive the popular multiplayer FPS.

Capcom will not stop: a new IP also in 2012

Days of fire to the Japanese the COO of Capcom Europe, David Reeves, said that users can expect from the other games as well as Resident Evil and Street Fighter, Capcom is developing as an original play that will be ready for 2012 (hopefully before the end of the world). Tight-lipped on any details of the project because it is too early to tell or show something, but we hope that this is another nice surprise as the Dragons' Dogma.

SWTOR money already on sale?

The companies that sell virtual credits to Star Wars: The Old Republic in exchange for real money began to advertise their services even months before the game. One of these, English IGXE (Internet Game Exchange) has been unveiled its tariff: 1,000 credits SWTOR will cost 650 pounds, roughly 735 €. Taking a quick search on Google but there are alternatives and sites that specialize in this type of trade springing up like mushrooms: starwarscredit.

Kinect to Netflix is a catastrophe

Upgrading to Kinect Netflix raises controversy once Microsoft has just released an update that allows you to use Netflix with Kinect. The reactions of people have not had to wait, because it seems that the implementation is emasculated by a series of problems of no small importance. The most obvious is mocked and the inability to choose which film you watch because Kinect select only the film suggested by the engine of Netflix.

A date for SBK 2011

The next installment of the series dedicated to the World Superbike Championship will be in stores starting April 29 in PC formats, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Publisher Black Bean Games and developed by the Italian software house Milestone SBK 2011 will offer "real drivers, the tracks of the current season and the third class of the league, starting with the 1000 Superstock, Supersport through to reach the prestigious SBK FIM Superbike World Championship.

Streets of Rage 2 is available on the App Store

SEGA has announced the release of the game for iPhone and iPod Touch SEGA has released another of the classic Megadrive / Genesis on the App Store: Street of Rage 2, one of the best scrolling beat em up 16-bit era, in which the player must face the evil gang of Mr. X. The IOS version is characterized by the presence of a multiplayer mode via Bluetooth and the inclusion of the original Japanese version: Bare Knuckle II.

Bungie seeks the prestige of Blizzard

During an interview with IndustryGamers, Bungie's composer, Marty O'Donnell, said that the developer of Halo aims to achieve the same prestige as Blizzard, one of the most appreciated companies in the gaming industry. "Blizzard and Valve are successful companies, people know them. When publishing a new game that I already buy it.

Probably people did not expect the new Activision game, but the study who works for Activision," says O'Donnell. "Right now Bungie is exactly where Blizzard was years ago. We know many guys from Blizzard, we have been friends for years and respect them. When publishing a game we already know who will be formidable.

Activision claims not to be the evil empire

The image of the company seems to have been affected by the controversies of recent years reputation, you know, it is not easy to maintain despite the success, especially on the Internet. Over the years, Activision, one of the largest game publishers worldwide, has built a reputation among gamers not exactly idyllic, especially for closures and major series of studies carried out with a certain ruthlessness.

A special edition for Disgaea 4

The publisher NIS announced collector's edition of role-playing game Disgaea 4. According to reports on the digital store of NIS, the Super Premium Edition will include a statue of the hero Fuuka, an artbook, a soundtrack and nine statuettes. The Premium Edition will include the same content except the nine statuettes.

Yet to confirm the availability of the product in Europe. Disgaea 4 on PlayStation 3 will debut this fall.

The Witcher 2, to 18, the conference CD Projekt

You can follow the event stream As anticipated a few days ago, developers of the CD Projekt team held a conference today, describing the security system adopted for The Witcher 2, illustrating the operation and revealing details. The event will also be shown unedited sequences of gameplay for the highly anticipated action RPG for the PC, then it is an event not to be missed.

How to follow him? Simple, just go to the Facebook page dedicated to the conference from 18.

A new game from the creators of Oddworld

The developer of the recent conversion of Oddworld, Just Add Water, will present a new game in the coming days. The event to be held soon in Nottingham, the chief executive Stewart Gilray show Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD and will announce a title, as told by the developer Source Videogame, bring life into a franchise of the '90s.

Originally the first person shooter Stranger's Wrath was published on the first Xbox in 2005. The remake, updated with a resolution of 720p, the characters more defined, normal mapping, self-shadowing and conversations remastered, will be compatible with PlayStation and Move will offer a host of new songs.

First images of the DLC Yakuza 4

Fighting and karaoke, a lethal mix SEGA has released the first images of the DLC Yakuza 4, we will dress up again as the characters from the series to complete some nice extra missions. Among these sessions stand out in style "Crazy Taxi", where our alter ego has to run from one area to another city within a time limit ...

Anonymous threat to Sony

In a video posted on YouTube, the hacker group Anonymous has invited players to boycott Sony and has promised to "attack the most important ever." In recent days, Anonymous announced they have suspended the attacks to the NDP. "We realized that attacking the NDP is not a good idea and we decided to suspend attacks until we find a way to damage Sony without hitting its users.

Anonymous is on your side", said the hackers. Despite this, it seems that hackers are now training to launch new attacks against Sony's digital stores.

Signed soundtrack for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North

The music of the game have been entrusted to the award-winning composer Inon Zur Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that the soundtrack of The Lord of the Rings: War in the North has been signed by Inon Zur, composer, winner of several awards. Zur made the recordings with the orchestra directed by him, consisting of over seventy musicians and choir Pinewood Singers, at the famous Abbey Road Studios in London.

"They hate us because we are the number one"

According to Dan Winters of Activision, the publisher of Call of Duty is hated by many players because it is the number one market. "Before the merger with Blizzard, which allowed us to become market leader in terms of revenues, the players loved us because we were number two," said Winters at GamesIndustry.

biz. "That attitude changed when we became the market leader. We worked hard and continue to do so. In fact we are the same, we have not changed. We hired 3,000 people. Between us we work together, we're not that great empire that makes decisions in dark rooms. " Recently, Activision Bizarre Creations has closed and laid off several employees of the company engaged in the business of music games.

Music Unlimited is available now for the PSP, even in Italy

Music without boundaries to € 9.99 per month As anticipated a few days ago, powered by Qriocity Music Unlimited is now available for PSP. We were not sure of the opportunity to access those services from Italy since the beginning, and instead received a confirmation to that effect from the pages of the European PlayStation Blog, which indicates the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, New Zealand and Italy just as the areas selected to benefit from today's new music channel for the PlayStation Network.

A date for Outland

The new game Housemarque, developer of Super Stardust HD and Dead Nation, will be available on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live since April 27, tells Ubisoft. Announced last year, Outland is described as a mixture of the old Prince of Persia and Ikaruga. The title suggests a co-op campaign for both the main challenges for the extras.

Exclusive interview with Jennifer Lopez on VidZone

The first interview with the artist, the European number one ranking VidZone, the free music channel accessible through the PlayStation Network, will broadcast live today an exclusive interview with Jennifer Lopez. The popular singer and actress, will talk about his favorite music videos, from the new hit "On the floor" to get to classics like "Jenny from the block".

With a long musical career, which began more than twelve years ago, JLo will take us behind the scenes of some of his most famous videos. Below is a brief preview of the interview.

Portal 2, Valve's Steam speaks on PS3

To take full advantage of all the features of Portal 2 PlayStation 3 will have a Steam account, do you know Valve. The PlayStation Network account can be linked to the profile of Steam, if you already have one, or a new account. In this way you can play with the owners of the PC version of Portal 2. The PS3 version of Valve's game will also offer cross-platform chatting, the achievements of Steam (synchronized with the trophy), and of course a free version of Portal 2 for PC and Mac The launch is expected next week on the PC, PlayStation3 and Xbox 360.

Deleted Way of the Samurai Online

The Way of the Samurai is no exit from the pages of Famitsu comes the confirmation of the cancellation of the project Way of the Samurai Online. Presented at the Tokyo Game Show 2005 by Spike, the game is not shown much during the five years following the submission abundant, leading already to think that something went wrong.

As reported by Siliconera, most of the issues raised by the development of the project would be removed into the new one 4 Way of the Samurai, which has not yet confirmed an exit for the West but in fact contains some implementations online on the typical structure of series. Source: Siliconera

BioWare has already worked on Jade Empire 2?

According to a former employee of BioWare, the developer of Mass Effect would have worked on Jade Empire 2 between 2006 and 2007. Rafael Brown, currently an employee of id Software, mentions "Jade Empire 2 (360/PS3/PC)" in the list of games not published, in which he worked, which include also True Crime 3 & 4, 2 and Gun Thunder Rally Nintendo .

The release of Mass Effect and Dragon Age: Origins as well as the acquisition by EA, were made after a period spent by Brown at BioWare in 2006-2007. A few days ago, Mike Laidlaw, BioWare told Videogame Source in the future the developer could build a new Jade Empire. "At the moment of course we have not announced anything.

Tekken Street Fighter X, eight minutes of gameplay video

Who will win? Although I have not an official release date, Street Fighter Tekken X is already highly anticipated by fans of fighting games, especially those who over the years have learned to appreciate both the series as that Capcom Namco. The video just popped up on YouTube, with eight minutes of gameplay, showing the action of many teams fighting for the typical home in Osaka, however, characterized by a more distant view than that to which we are accustomed Street Fighter IV, as well as dynamic which in many ways are a real mix between the two traditions.

An art gallery on PlayStation 3

Sony has announced The Studio, a digital art gallery for PlayStation Home. According to the PlayStation Blog, "on display will be work by leading artists and graphic The Studio, all within a spectacular circular tunnel. And if you encounter any work that tickles your fancy, you can purchase it immediately use it to customize the theme of your XMB menu (XrossMediaBar).

Moreover, it is stated on the blog, "if you buy a theme from The Studio by 11 May you will also an exclusive t-shirt The Studio for PlayStation Home." New topics will be added to the catalog every week, with prices set between 0.99 and 2.99 euro cents. PlayStation Plus subscribers will be eligible for a discount of 20% content.

The battles in The Lord of the Rings: The War in North video

The game that Tolkien fans have been waiting for? Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released a new video related to The Lord of the Rings: War in the North. In the previous trailer we saw how the combat system of this promising action RPG that allows players to hit certain parts of the body and then cut off opponents' limbs or perform gruesome beheadings.

The video now is a bit 'a compendium of previous, as summarized in the fighting all their showmanship. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North will be released later this year for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The Lord of the Rings: War in the North - Trailer fighting

Dissidia 012 DLC Revealed

The next Soul Calibur will be focused on Siegfried

Nothing on the news paladin The new chapter of Soul Calibur working in short supply lately, to say the least, so we report this too small a Twitter account assigned by the director Daishi Odashima. Apparently there is a change of perspective with regard to characters and setting, "the main character for the new game will not be Siegfried," said Odashima, "all I can say is that he / she will be very focused on the use of two swords, "he also revealed in the message.

IPhone No 5 in 2011

According to the latest rumors, it is unlikely that Apple will launch in the summer a new version of the iPhone. As reported by Digitimes, a manufacturer of touch panels for Apple's smartphone based in Taiwan has not yet received permission from Apple to begin production. The suppliers are not interested in moving to a new model even when the demand for iPhone 4 appears strong, according to rumor.

Changes coming for Final Fantasy XIV

Crafting and material continue the amazing restoration work within Final Fantasy XIV, the MMORPG that Square Enix has no intention of leaving his fate after a sparkling start not as expected. The producer Naoki Yoshida spoke recently on the official forum of the game, in particular the changes to be made to the crafting system and the possibility of introducing a system based on Matter.

We need first of all a reorganization of the structure which shows a very high number of objects with many different materials required to make it more intuitive system and a new balance for the conquest of the materials and the crafting itself in certain cases appears unbalanced. A new introduction might be the return of the material system, one thing still to be designed properly it would have the intention to revive the economy of the game and the distribution of objects, in particular with the following effects: Customization and personalization equipment for the followers of War and Magic Materia Ability to specialize on Hand for the followers of opportunity to respond to local needs and manage the economy and the flow of items for the followers of Land Today, however, is planned to update that increases the maximum amount of players at 8 in the party as well as various adjustments.

New Halo coming to Waypoint

Microsoft will release Halo Halo Waypoint motion comic, Mona Lisa, from Saturday, April 23. The comic is drawn by the anthology digital Halo Evolution. This Friday, in addition, Microsoft has a number of changes to the portal Halo Waypoint (downloadable from Xbox Live). The statistics of Halo: Reach will be available on the hub, which will also compare their results with those of users in the buddy list.

SSX is still far away - Probable period of output and new images

You go next year despite the screenshots, videos, and the wait is already quite long SSX is still distant. The issue was addressed directly by creative director Todd Batty, during a press event, spoke about the January 2012 period as a possible output. One of the most interesting elements of this new installment in the SSX series is the snow that has a physical own such a complex can also trigger landslides.

LA Noire, a PS3 exclusive if

Owners of the PlayStation 3 version of LA Noire will get an exclusive event. In an image released by Rockstar network that shows the custody of the PS3 version of Rockstar game it says: "You can get the case Consul's Car only on PlayStation 3." A spokesman for Rockstar has invited players to be patient for a few days: "More details shortly." LA Noire will use a new motion capture system and propose five hours of footage, as shown in the past few hours.

The program of the DLC for Dissidia 012

Costumes and other Square Enix intends to continue to support Final Fantasy: Dissidia 012 for a while 'for the additional content as it seems, with a program already established new additions between April and May. The following outputs are then provided on the PlayStation Network on the game in question, with price and date: 13th April: Zidane costume (€ 0.79 / £ 0.59) 13th April: Kuja costume (€ 0.79 / £ 0.59) 20th April: Three song pack from Final Fantasy IX (€ 0.99 / £ 0.79) 20th April: Five song pack from Final Fantasy I (€ 0.99 / £ 0.79) 27th April: Sepiroth costume (€ 0.79 / £ 0.59) 27th April: Three song packs from Final Fantasy VII (€ 0.99 / £ 0.79) 4th May: Laguna costume (€ 0.79 / £ 0.59) 4th May: Three song packs from Final Fantasy VIII (€ 0.99 / £ 0.79)

Geohot: "Do not buy Sony products"

After reaching an agreement with Sony, the hacker George "Geohot" Hotz has vowed not want to buy a product from the Japanese company. "On April 11, 2011 I started a boycott of Sony," he writes on his blog. "Do not ever buy a Sony product." "I suggest you do the same. And if you have just purchased a new Sony product, return it back."