Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Tri-Ace has two projects underway to 3DS and PSP

Two RPG: Beyond the Frontier Gate and Labyrinth is not much left by tri-Ace the very last time, apart from the video with a technical demo of its new graphics engine, but there are a couple of interesting projects under way in the team development of Star Ocean and Valkyrie Profile. Frontier is the first Gate, which is a PSP game that combines the typical structure in style with the Monster Hunter RPG classic turn-based, cooperative multiplayer for three players, guilds, and a vast world to explore with one of 15 playable characters in the cast, each characterized by its own different story.

TrackMania 2, apart from the closed beta in July

You can try setting the Canyon Ubisoft announced that a closed beta for 2 TrackMania start in July and will also mark the birth of ManiaPlanet, a platform of rich digital content for users, who will be able to use tools for editing and then share their creations with the community. The version of the game that you can try to July is characterized by its Canyon Expect then ran between the mountains and spectacular jumps thrilling, as is traditional for the series.

The Witcher 2 goes gold at

The PC version of the game will arrive on time The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has just been launched as gold. This means that the PC version of the game, whose release had been set for May 17, will arrive in stores without any delay. Following the excellent action RPG released in October 2007, the long-awaited title developed by CD Projekt will see us again wear the clothes of the witcher Geralt, in an epic adventure and multi-faceted both in narrative terms as in terms of gameplay, thanks to a series of new elements.

Mysterious countdown on the website by Namco Bandai

A new Soul Calibur coming? On the Japanese site of Namco Bandai has appeared a mysterious countdown that points to 11 May. Because of the special setting of the countdown (an old diary by candlelight) and the news spread a few days ago that an internal team is working on a new episode of Soul Calibur, it seems that soon we will once again ourselves with duels with cold steel, which have enjoyed much success over the years of fighting with fans in meetings.

How long Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

According to 25 hours from now Eidos Montreal Deus Ex: Human Revolution should last around 25 hours of play. It is, however, the data collected by playing "all right" until the conclusion, then the minimum number of hours for an average player. "Someone like me could probably put 35 hours to play, because I like to look around and try all the possibilities that the environment provides and then I choose the right path to follow," said the director Jonathan Jacques-Bellet .

On April 29, apart from the Comicon

The three day meeting will see the Neapolitan comic books, art and music will be the relationship between comics and other art forms to characterize Napoli Comicon for years to come. The comics will develop it in future editions of the relationship between the comic strip (the "ninth art) and other disciplines, from painting to architecture, cinema and photography, theater, literature, dance.

Ponemon Institute: the problem of PSN could cost $ 24 billion

We pull the money coming to the world the mystery hidden behind the disconnection of PSN, start speculation about how big the damage could be for Sony. According to a research company specializing in data security requested by Forbes, The Ponemon Institute, the monetary damage to Sony could be worth $ 24 billion.

The calculation is carried out at a bit 'of-thumb, essentially multiplying the average cost of an intervention of security research for a single user, or approximately $ 318 in 2010 to 77 million users directors. According to Josh Shaul, Application Security Inc., also is "just" of "tampering with one of the worst seen in several years," with which Sony may not yet be fully aware of what is actually happened to the PlayStation Network.

How long Deus Ex: Human Revolution?

Eidos Montreal has revealed that the main mission of Deus Ex: Human Revolution will require about 25 hours to be completed. Obviously, this figure applies to those who want to get from beginning to end without any change on the subject and without wanting to find out anything about what the side-quests in the game offer.

"Whoever wants to go out of curiosity can also spend 35 hours in the company of Deus Ex, for things to do and see there are many," said the art director of the game. "In some play-testing we've done, some players have tested the game for nine hours a day, Monday through Friday ... and some have not even finished." "He managed to finish under 30 hours has faced a few side quests and explored in a rush game environments." Have you already read the new preview of Deus Ex: Human Revolution we have just published? If you did not rush to read it to this address.

Concluded Deus Ex, Eidos Montreal is now focused on Thief 4

And 'their turn now The balance of the workforce in Eidos Montreal has meant that efforts were far more focused on the end of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, but now that the bulk of this work was completed, the new main project is Thief 4. Both games were carried out in parallel within the big development teams, but given the size and importance of the two games had to be tweaked a bit 'of the workforce, so that some key elements have had to concentrate first on Deus Ex and bring it to fruition and then get down to serious on Thief 4.

Work begins on Thief 4

Pride of place in the thoughts diEidos Montreal no longer belongs to the new Deus Ex because (finally) the development of Thief 4 is started. "Now it is their turn," said art director at Human Revolution, Jonathan Jacques-Bellet. "Our job is over when their is in growth phase, so it's only right that everyone's attention being shifted to this new game." "Over the past 4 years most of the space in the studies was employed by us, but now is just leave it at that ambitious project.

A stellar cast for the horror level of Call of Duty Black Ops: Escalation

George Romero, Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Rooker, Danny Trejo Activision announces very special initiative for the new expansion pack "Escalation" laid out as an addition to Call of Duty: Black Ops on May 3, exclusive of time Xbox 360 and later on other platforms. Within the package is in fact the map "Call of the Dead", which is the interpretation in zombie FPS Treyarch, this time really organized in style.

Countdown to Namco

Often the teaser sites put up by companies for development enticed their fans are almost incomprehensible. Without any leak of information is virtually impossible to find out what's hidden behind ... but maybe not this time. The new site put up by Namco, leaving little room for doubt and imagination.

These are days that the items that a new Soul Calibur chase each other on the network and the fact that the site is about beginning a new chapter (Beginning of the New Chapter) of "something" goes hand in hand with the statement made recently by the director of the Project Soul team, Daishi Odashima, who hoped to soon disclose details about his new project.

The new game for Romero on Facebook

From Doom to social networks from one of the creators of historical Doom, id Software founder of all we would have expected this exception: a new game on Facebook. Actually it was already known, but finer details are coming today by Loot Drop. The game is called Cloudforest Expedition and it is an adventure in which an exploratory nature "invites players to become the next great explorers." The title is developed in collaboration between Loot Drop of Romero and the company specializes in social gaming RockYou, partnership set to continue for a second title after this.

Nintendo officially the Wii2 in 2012

Lacked only the official voice that he could not delay too much and in fact here it is: Nintendo has announced that the successor to the Wii will be released in 2012. The confirmation came in the morning and followed a series of announcements by the financial company of Mario and Zelda. "Nintendo Co., Ltd.

has decided to launch in 2012 a new successor to the Wii console, which has reached 86.01 million units sold worldwide," reads the press release. Obviously, no technical detail has been provided, then all the speculation so far outputs remain in the rumor. Confirmed the presentation of "playable" Project Café upcoming E3, to be held in Los Angeles since June 7.

New expansion for Civ V

Vikings and maps at 2K Games and Firaxis are coming today new information on the expansions Civilization V, planned to arrive on May 3 on PC. This is Civilization and Scenario Pack: Denmark-The Vikings and Explorers Map Pack The first depicts the year 1066: "Year of Destiny Viking," in which we are to interpret one of four leading Vikings and conquer the island UK, trying to complete the Domesday Book and to ensure a legitimate government before the arrival of rivals.

John Romero announces a new game

The creator of Doom, John Romero unveiled his new game. Cloudforest Expedition, the name of the second title for Facebook developed by Romero, will be available in summer. The game is a collaboration between Loot Drop, study of Romero, and the developer and publisher of social game, RockYou, financier of the project.

Cloudforest Expedition is an adventure game for Facebook that "wants to become the new explorers." "Since we signed the agreement in January, RockYou has been an incredible partner," says Romero. "They have supported our creative freedom, allowing us to renew the kind of adventure with Cloudforest Expedition.

Title Unknown Square Enix for the iPhone is Imaginary Range

A kind of comic some time ago had appeared a mysterious teaser site advertising a new game for mobile platforms, including IOS, by Square Enix. The title in question is apparently Imaginary Range, and does not seem to be really a video game classic setting. Apparently it's a sort of hybrid of comic and video game, an interactive graphic novel due out in Japan on May 5, called "comic game" from the same publisher.

Civilization V assume selfishness. It Shop!

With over nine million copies sold around the world and a critical success and unprecedented public, Sid Meier's Civilization is recognized as one of the greatest strategic sets of all time, and Civilization V, the latest chapter in the series, not has only strengthened the position of the franchise on the market.

Many of you have undoubtedly played this masterpiece, while others, for a variety of reasons, could escape the fact esserselo. And here we come in! Starting today, the latest effort by Sid Meier is in fact available in our shop to the must the price of € 27.99 instead of € 49.99. If you are fans of the genre, you certainly should not let you escape.

Darkspore available from April 29

EA confirms the release of the final game with a press release, Electronic Arts has confirmed the release date of April 29 for Darkspore, the action RPG exclusive to Maxis PC. In summary, the next day you will find in stores Darkspore real and virtual world. If you want to read a fresh review of the day, click on this LINK.

Jump updates PS Store

This week Sony will not update the PlayStation Store. The announcement was made on the Twitter profile of the PlayStation Blog. "Because of the work on the PSN this week does not publish updates to the PS Store or PS Home. The updates will resume when the PSN is back online." Sony hopes to restore service "within a week" after an attack by hackers led to violation of user data.

A warning system for Xbox Live

Microsoft even more diligent with regard to the safety of Live The implementation of an alert system for its Xbox Live service for the week of the crisis linked to the NDP do not think it is absolutely a case. In any case, the Xbox Live Support is now showing the safety of the various sectors of the Matchmaking service Microsoft and currently is on alert.

The reason for the alarm are the repeated attempts of Phishing perpetrated via the messaging Modern Warfare 2. Link: Xbox Live Status

Attempts to fishing on Xbox Live

Microsoft has warned members about the Xbox Live attempts to fishing that occurred among users of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. "Users may be subject to attempts at fishing by means of specific messages sent while playing Modern Warfare 2", we read on the official Xbox. "We are aware of the problem and are working to resolve it.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience." Fishing, or phishing, is trying to access to user data by means of false communications.

Jurassic Park - No early exit for the PC version

We are moving towards the autumn for simultaneous output on all platforms PC and Mac version of Jurassic Park has been postponed to fall out or come out even when the PS3 and 360 versions. Telltale has decided to work a little 'license on the important second Dan Conners can lead to surprising results.

So the motivation, if true, is acceptable, but not enough to appease all those players who preordered the title. For this in an email the same Conners, CEO of Telltale, has announced that all players have a preorder of Jurassic Park will have their money back and you will also get a free license of your choice from the catalog of software companies.

David Jaffe against the CEO of Nintendo

The boss of Eat Sleep Play, David Jaffe, has criticized the ostracism of the President of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, in respect of the casual games industry and low cost typical Social App Store model. "The truth is that the fun has a price," said the creator of God of War in Videogame Source. "No matter the price: 99 cents, $ 150, $ 1000 spent on years of subscription to an MMO.

Fun is fun, for me it is absurd to circumscribe some of the ingredients and select Delete." At the last GDC, Nintendo's CEO had called a danger to the fashion industry of the games at low cost. "Everybody thinks, 'Jaffe Nintendo attacks', but it is not. I was present at GDC a few years ago when Iwata spoke of the upheaval in the market.

FEAR postponed to June 3

Another round, another delay for the new adventures of Alma and partners Warner announced that the release of the long FEAR 3 is postponed until June 24, less than a month later than the official date before or on May 27 . Of course the official reason for the postponement is that they must improve to give players the best gaming experience possible.

How can we not believe him? Source: VG247

Xbox Live, a mystery about how to remove ban

Apparently Microsoft has removed the ban from Xbox Live with whom he had previously hit the owners of an Xbox 360 Console. According to reports on NeoGAF and Xbox-Scene, some users have been able for some time to access Xbox Live. Subsequently, the ban seems to be back in force. Rumor has it, Microsoft wanted to conduct tests on their service following the attack that hit the PSN a few days ago.

The Humble Frozenbyte Bundle touches share $ 900,000

A great result for the initiative six hours after the conclusion of the offer is time to pull some money for the Humble Frozenbyte Bundle, bundle, which includes all games of Frozenbyte (the two Shadowgrounds and Trine), plus various bonuses such as the demo of Splot, a title still in development, the source code of Shadowgrounds and the editor of Trine.

The bundle has sold copies for more than $ 900,000, an extraordinary sum when we consider that the offer is made up of securities of a single software house, compared with five of the previous bundle. The initiative's success has led to the interest of some big investor interest in the fund-raising methods successfully tested from Big Download.

New control scheme for Star Fox 3DS

The remake of Star Fox 64, Star Fox 3DS, allow you to control the Arwing spaceship by tilting the handheld console. The Nintendo president Satoru Iwata gave a practical demonstration of the control system during a conference held by the shareholders in recent days. Star Fox 3DS will be "a revamped version of Star Fox 64, the most popular game ever in the 3D shooter on the Nintendo 64 era," said Iwata.

Virtua Tennis 4 in Superdirective today!

Continue Superdirective Multiplayer. it, from our studies of Terni. In today's episode show Virtua Tennis 4 for PlayStation 3 and answer any questions from users! Connect at 17 Wednesday, April 27th at this page to interact with us. The maximum number of users that can connect simultaneously is equal to 5000, to see the direct non-stop you have to have an ADSL connection of at least 1.2 Mbits, we recommend that you do not download anything while watching the live itself.

Attack on the PSN, a late explanation?

In a statement released over the past few hours, Sony has motivated the timing of the ad on the possible violation of data from users of the PlayStation Network, a service that has about 77 million account. "It's been a long time between the identification of the intrusion and the discovery of the possible violation of users' data," said Patrick Seybold of Sony.

"We identified the intrusion on April 19 and now we have closed the service. We then contacted our experts who have examined the nature and extent of the attack." "It took several days of investigation to assess the extent of the invasion. When we realized we immediately felt the consumers, we reported publicly."

Star Fox 64 will use the 3D gyroscope of 3DS

And of course give importance to the three-dimensional view in the notes to the financial closure of a document presented by Satoru Iwata, we find the confirmation of the use of the gyroscope, in Star Fox 64 3D dell'Arwing to control the movement in three dimensional space. An obvious choice considering the kind of title but confronts us with a problem.

In fact the new Star Fox is also focused on the effect that 3D does not go very well with the tilt controls. However, considering that the first version of the game worked with the normal controls on the portable Nintendo, we assume that the gyro function will be disabled. Source: Nintendo

Returned Jurassic Park: The Game

Telltale Games has announced that it has postponed Jurassic Park: The Game to allow developers to further refine the game. "We wanted to publish this month, the first episode of Jurassic Park: The Game, when we are pleased with the progress made in the development," says CEO Dan Connors. "History and mechanical properties have excellent potential, we want to ensure that players receive the best PC experience possible.

Armada 2526 Supernova - some artwork celebration

Iceberg Interactive fills us with aliens To celebrate the release of the expansion Armada 2526 Supernova, Iceberg Interactive has released some new artwork based on aliens. Yes, I have understood this morning does not happen much. Now let's look around the net if there are ads on the VCS.

Compensation for the PS Plus users?

The problems of the NDP are causing inconvenience to Sony, developers and consumers. The latter include, in particular the owners of a PlayStation Plus subscription service in a new FAQ posted on the official PlayStation, Sony has promised, however, that when the issues are resolved, the company will consider Japan's actions as appropriate to compensate people damaged.

The attack by unknown assailants led to the NDP could have compromised the security of user data, according to quantoriportato last update on the status of the NSP.

LucasArts is also throwing sull'Unreal Engine 3

With a long-term license after a series of restructuring and change at the top Lucasarts seems to be back in action with a decisive move. The software company has indeed acquired a license to develop long-term securities other than using the Unreal Engine 3. The objective of LucasArts is obviously the revival of the company and the Epic engine, according to Zak Phelps, is a shortcut that can make the imagination of developers and easy access to different platforms.

PSN user data at risk

In an update on the PlayStation Network published on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has admitted that because of a attack on the company's server the personal data of users may be at risk. All account holders of PSN, Sony is sending a warning e-mail that states: "We found that between 17 and 19 April 2011, certain account information of users of services PlayStation Network and Qriocity has been compromised in relation to illegal and unauthorized intrusion into our system.

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean - the official trailer

We hope that Jack does not lose his head Disney has released the official trailer for LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean, a new chapter in the LEGO series that will relive the adventures of four films starring Jack Sparrow. Some are visible in the video game sequences presumably drawn from all four chapters of the book.

Enjoy and do not drop to the ground popcorn. LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean - the official trailer

Movie star for Black Ops: Escalation

The developer of Call of Duty: Black Ops, Treyarch, has enlisted a number of movie stars for the DLC Escalation. Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street), Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead) and Danny Trejo (Machete) lend their voices to the call of the Dead, a zombie new mission, which includes four maps multiplayer unpublished.

The mission is inspired by the productions of George Romero, who will be in the DLC. "This is the DLC Treyarch tribute to the legendary George Romero, who created the zombie genre and inspired our team," said game director of Black Ops, Dave Anthony. Escalation will be available on Xbox 360 from May 3, while the PC and PlayStation 3 versions will debut sometime later.

Tomb Raider on the cover of a Spanish magazine

Between today and tomorrow comes the news in Spanish magazine Hobby Consolas (but no, thanks) has on its cover the new Tomb Raider, that of the total reboot. In a tweet President Karl Stewart, Crystal Dynamics has promised on the news for today and tomorrow (even if we imagine that the information will not be slow to flow taken over from the net).

The game is expected to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, although we will probably land on other platforms. Source: VG247

"They want the 3DS but waiting for the games"

During a conference call with shareholders whose text was published on the official website of Nintendo, the company's CEO Satoru Iwata said that the 3DS is one of the most popular console ever launched by Nintendo, but also admitted that many consumers are waiting for new games before purchasing. "Our market research shows us that many people 'want' and 'want to buy' the Nintendo 3DS, we never ever had a question so hard for one of our platforms." "However, many consumers think that it is not yet time of purchase.

Obsidian staff cuts

The ax of layoffs would cut down on the development of Fallout: New Vegas, Obsidian Entertainment, and would have saved some veterans of the study. Not yet known the extent of the restructuring of the study, several employees of the company have, however, announced on Twitter that he lost his job. According to the official website of Obsidian from among the staff affected by the cuts would include the producer Akil Hooper, the associate producer Theresa Treadwell and art director Joe Sanabria.

Civilization Revolution II deleted - Firaxis on a new title

Sull'Unreal Engine 3-based curricula through digital staff Firaxis emerge the new moves that the company has not been working on Civilization Revolution II, deleted some time. In fact it seems the developer under the knife there is a mysterious new multiplatform title that, according to a statement from senior designer Chris Doyle, is based sull'Unreal Engine 3.

LinkedIn - Chris Doyle Google Docs - David M Jones

A date for Gears Gatling

The shooter Gears Gatling will debut on Xbox Live Arcade on May 11 and will be available on the PlayStation Network a week later, on May 18, lets you know Electronic Arts. Developed by Vanguard Games, created by the study co-founder of Guerrilla Games, Martin de Ronde, Gatling Gears will be downloadable for the price of 1200 Microsoft Points or the equivalent of $ 14.99 on PSN.

The concept of the game revolves around the use of a mech that allows the player to make his way through 30 levels filled with hostile forces. The downloadable title includes co-op play, online leaderboards and a survival mode. Yet to confirm the launch date for the PC version.