Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The system requirements for the PC version

Another triple A shooter has its own system requirements after Duke Nukem Forever, here also the requirements of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Square Enix has given them fresh daily. Well, are not unusual in the sense that apparently the new Deus Ex will also run on average computers. But enough talk and differentiation, we read the cold numbers: Minimum Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 DirectX 9.0c Processor: 2 GHz dual-core Memory: 1 GB RAM (Windows XP) / 2 GB (Windows Vista and Windows 7) Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8000 Series or ATI Radeon HD 2000 series or higher Hard Disk: 8.5 GB free space Recommended Requirements OS: Windows 7 Processor: AMD Phenom X4 II or Intel Core 2 Quad processor or higher Memory: 2 GB Graphics card: AMD Radeon HD 5850 Hard Disk: 8.5 GB of free space Please note that Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be released August 23 on PC, Xbox 360, PS3 and extended version for ZX Spectrum (see who discovers the intruder).

EA's developers to buy Flight Control

Developers of Flight Control and Real Racing game for two platforms iOS most popular ever, have just been hired by the giant Electronic Arts. The agreement with the Australian boys Firemint should be closed during these days, but details about it are absolutely secret ... for now. "The team Firemint is one of the most talented in the world and their games have a crazy happened," said the boss of EA Interactive, Barry Cottle.

Project Cafe will have 8 GB of flash memory installed?

This was followed by the rumor about the new Nintendo console not a day goes by without someone rumbled something about the new Nintendo console, code-named Project Cafe (which nobody ever called a console Dildo, you know success). The latest rumor has it that Nintendo will have no future un'hard disk, but a flash memory of 8 GB.

As with the Wii, you can also use SD cards to increase the space available. What can I say? It's not a lot of space, especially considering the capacity of the hard disk of the PS3 and Xbox 360. Surely it would be an improvement on the Wii, but did not achieve the standards dictated by the other consoles.

Microsoft Announces Halo Fest

Microsoft will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Halo with the Halo Fest, a three-day events that come alive during the Penny Arcade Expo to be held August 26 to 28 in Seattle. Described as "the most impressive experience ever created for fans of Halo", the festival will include tournaments (in Live) and hit ...

but will also be the occasion to announce a new chapter in the saga? Could be, judging from the post published Waypoint reading "will understand why the first 10 years of Halo were just the beginning."

Ubisoft has signed an agreement with Studio Bluehole for distributing TERA

Korean fantasy MMO incoming! Ubisoft has announced that it has signed an agreement with Bluehole Studio to deploy in European territory of TERA, fantasy MMO created using Unreal Engine 3. The game, already launched in Korea, is getting a great success, with more than thirty-seven active servers. Among the most innovative features, the ability for users to elect the leaders of the provinces of the game.

Anthology from the library for LA Noire

Rockstar Games has commissioned the construction of a series of mini-stories that accompany the release in the shops of LA Noire. The LA Noire: The Collected Stories, published in collaboration with Mulholland Books, will have eight different authors and revisit in a different perspective of the cases dealt with later in the game.

A taste of the first story, entitled The Girl and written by Megan Abbott, is already available on the official website, but others will be output with the approach, scheduled for May 20. The entire anthology will be available from June 6 in many book stores online, but for now there is no news of an Italian adaptation of the stories.

LA Noire: The Collected Stories in eBook format from June

Play? Why do not you read? From a game obviously inspired by the noir classics of literature could not be born a collection of stories of this kind. An ebook to be more precise. The game LA Noire (specify for not too knowledgeable and for those who click without reading the news headlines), while the collection will be renamed: The Collected Stories and will be purchased by June 6 this year.

8GB of flash memory for Project Cafe?

Project Café, code-named successor to the Nintendo Wii could have 8GB of internal Flash memory. According to recent rumors, the new hardware you use discs with a capacity of 25GB and controller with an integrated touch screen. To say it was the site Kotaku, who had received information from "a source close to Nintendo." The same source however did not state whether these drives are Blu-ray or a completely new format.

EA Acquires Developer of Real Racing and Flight Control

Firemint the court and continue the expansion in mobile Electronic Arts, determined to take control of large slices also emerging (in fact, said quite actually) the market linked to the App Store and the like. After acquiring Chillingo for 20 million dollars, it is not surprising therefore that much of the buyout Firemint, which should materialize in the coming weeks for the giant Redwood City.

The requirements of Duke Nukem Forever for PC

The PC requirements for Duke Nukem Forever has been released and are relatively accessible. We only hope you've kept your computer on top in the last 14 years waiting for the fateful meeting with the Duke. The only supported operating systems are Windows XP, Vista and 7. Minimum Requirements: Recommended System Requirements:

Duke Nukem Forever: the requirements of the PC version

Finally, we know that computers need to play Take 2 has released the system requirements for running the highly anticipated Duke Nukem Forever on PC. Let us look back and count the days. Minimum Requirements OS: Windows XP/Vista/7 Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo@2.0 Ghz / AMD Athlon 64 X2@2.0 Ghz Memory: 1 GB Hard Drive: 10 GB of free space Video Memory: 256 MB Video Card: nVidia GeForce 7600 / ATI Radeon HD 2600 Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Recommended requirements OS: Windows XP/Vista/7 Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo@2.4 Ghz / AMD Athlon 64 X2@2.6 Ghz Memory: 2 GB Hard Drive: 10 GB free space Video Memory: 512 MB Video Card: nVidia GeForce 8800 GTS / ATI Radeon HD 3850 Sound Card: DirectX Compatible with Other Requirements The initial installation requires you to connect to the internet once and for authentication on Steam.

New DLC for Fallout: New Vegas

During today have been finally confirmed the rumor that they gave for the existence of some new DLC for Fallout: New Vegas. According to information released three expansions are: Honest Hearts, Old World and Lonesome Road Blues. The first to arrive on our screens will be Honest Hearts, scheduled May 17 on PC and 360 and the next day on the PS3, Old World Blues will celebrate in June and Lonesome Road will close this triptych of content in the month of July.

A line of low-cost games for Wii?

"Wii Select" According to Kotaku, it would be scheduled for this month launching a new line of low-cost titles for the Wii called "Wii Select". It is basically the classic series budget than on other consoles is already active, intended to revive the great commercial successes of the Nintendo platform at a lower price than the original.

At the time the entry is for the American market, and would involved several first party titles including The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Mario Super Sluggers Wii Sports and sold about $ 20. Similarly, the same Wii console according to various sources is expected to decline in price up to $ 150 in USA.

The upcoming beta of APB Reloaded

The public beta of APB Reloaded (new version free-to-play of the game) will start on May 18. However, you can get an invitation before the fateful date, creating an account GamersFirst and joined the official newsletter. Some characteristics of the game have not yet been included in the code, "said the boss of GamersFirst, Bjorn Book-Larsson, APB Blog Reloaded.

"The new skill rating system, for example, is one of the most important features, but will only be used after this first beta. GamersFirst also announced refunds to those who participate in the test system of micro-transactions of the game, and a total recovery of the characters that the old people used in the previous version.

Soul Calibur 5: gather clues

Sites teaser and a taunting Some time ago, some Sibylline posts by Daishi Odashima, director of the series Soul Calibur for Namco Bandai, had to think about a possible comeback of fighting with bayonets and now these items are becoming more insistent. In fact, there's substance to add a mysterious teaser site with the usual, inevitable countdown and more jabs Odashima of those who ask what it is, that indicate a product already widely known by the public.

New table for Marvel Pinball

Zen Studios announced the arrival of a new table for the Fantastic 4 in output for Marvel Pinball (PSN) on May 17 and 2 Pinball FX (XBLA) the next day. The arrival of this new DLC will be part of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the first comic of the Fantastic Four, dated November 1961. The price, not yet officially announced, should be used, € 2.99 for the PlayStation version and newtwork 240MP for the Xbox Live Arcade.

A demo of Resistance 3 with Blu-ray Battle: Los Angeles

In addition to purchasing a 30-minute campaign in SOCOM 4 and a subscription to PlayStation Plus apparently there is another way to get a demo of Resistance 3. As shown in the video below, a test version of the long third chapter in the series of sci-fi FPS from Insomniac will in fact be included within the blue-ray home video of Battle: Los Angeles, and science fiction action movie starring Aaron Eckhart.

New Guilty Gear coming?

Daisuke Ishiwatari, the creator of Guilty Gear, left to guess that the arrival of a new chapter in the saga "is very likely." During an interview with Siliconera, Daisuke has been good so far only said that "fans will not be disappointed." "When will a new Guilty Gear? Honestly do not know, it's still too early to tell, but it is very likely to face." The last chapter of the series, Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus, will be released this week on PSP and Wii.

Saints Row: Drive-by has been canceled?

So says an illustrious According to the curriculum curriculum vitae posted on LinkedIn by Scott Rogers, creative manager for THQ Core Divisions Games, Games Group and Digital Kids and Family Groups, found by Meristation, the little-known Saints Row Drive-by would be removed . The title, which was presented last year at GDC in the new and "aggressive" program for downloadable titles and core IP from THQ, is "erased" in the versions of the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade in the record of Rogers.

Splendid Deluxe Edition for Catherine

Fans of the Collector's Edition will be in raptures for Chaterine developers have created for them. The "Love is Over" Deluxe Edition contains the game because objects far out of my head ... and therefore missed. They range from a pair of boxer hearts filled with a pillowcase with the protagonist of the game, going for a delicious T-shirt and more canonical Artbook and CD soundtrack.

Everything is included in a package that looks like the classic cartoons for the home delivery pizza. Unfortunately, this wonder, in 360 and PS3 version (region free) is now scheduled only for the American market. The release is scheduled for July 26 and the price is about $ 80.

The Syndicate is a remake of GTA style?

Purists of the disturbing news that was strategic, with frame isometric and rigorous management structure that will have to turn up your nose: according to Fredrik Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive, the new and still mysterious Syndicate in development at Starbreeze would be a kind of sandbox-style Grand Theft Auto.

Obviously, this is not an official source: Wester revealed to Kotaku in an interview that it becomes credible only on the basis of physical proximity between the two development teams, as both Paradox Starbreeze are based in Stockholm. Wester says he saw the game in development and that this is in fact structured so as to please the fans of GTA, likely in framing and setting of the game world, or so one hopes.

PopCap acquires ZipZapPlay

As reported by GamesIndustry, PopCap has announced the acquisition of Facebook game developer, ZipZapPlay. The move is aimed at strengthening the presence of PopCap on social networks, where does ZipZapPlay record 2.3 million active users per month, according to estimates of AppData (via Edge). "The team ZipZapPlay is one of the best in the social game, this acquisition will allow us to expand our operations in an important development issues," said John Vechey of PopCap.

Journal: three new expansions for New Fallout Vegas

Honest Hearts and Lonesome Road Blues Old World arrived today from Bethesda Softworks confirmed the expansion of three new Fallout: New Vegas, which will be added in the coming months with the main story post-apocalyptic RPG Obsidian. The first, which is discussed for some time, Honest Hearts and will be available by May 17 for Xbox 360 and Windows PC and PlayStation 3 on May 18.

In this we are in a dispatch to the nature of the Zion National Park, Utah. After the convoy ambushed by robbers, we are embroiled in a conflict between a missionary Neo Canaanite and the mysterious Man Burned. Old World Blues is the second DLC and is scheduled for June. In this we are in a guinea pig in a scientific experiment "out of hand." Therefore meet the origins of some mutants of the Mojave exploration of the research centers of the Great Void, by choosing e to stand against our captors or join them against a further threat.

A patch for Bulletstorm

There is a new patch for the PC version of Bulletstorm, VG247 reports. The update fixes a number of bugs for the PC version of sci-fi shooter developed by People Can Fly. The complete list of news is available on bluesnews. com. Bulletstorm is available since February on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Remedy: Before you switch to digital delivery, the better

Everything to gain the head of the Remedy development team has clear ideas on the future of gaming: the first will go entirely to digital distribution, the better for everyone. Matias Myllyrinne A second benefit will be the users, developers and publishers. Of course, the same can not be said probably to retailers, but Myllyrinne ago about the distinction, stating that those who "sell our games as used copies and encourage people to do this" is not much to stir compassion .

Black Ops Escalation available on Live

Escalation, the second map pack for the shooter Call of Duty: Black Ops, is available on Xbox Live at a price of 1200 Microsoft Points. Confirmation was given via Twitter by Josh Olin, Treyarch. "This is it! I'm downloading right now Escalation on my Xbox 360. It may take some 'time before the publication of the DLC in your territory, but ...

is here!" The DLC also coming to PlayStation 3 and PC in the coming weeks.

A date for the beta of APB Reloaded

May 18 arrives today confirm the launch date of the beta version of Reloaded APB, reconstituted version of "free to play" the unfortunate albeit promising MMO Realtime Worlds. The public beta will begin, therefore, 18 May 2011, when the game will be made available to the public, though still not in final version.

It 'still possible to get early access developer GamersFirst subscribing to our newsletter and creating an account at the official website of the team. In addition to setting free with micro-transactions, there are several new features to the MMO in question back online, things that emerge gradually during the beta.

Price-cut and budget games for Wii

As reported by Kotaku, Nintendo is preparing to cut the price of its home console, Wii, and to launch a line of games at reduced prices. Initially, among the securities included in the line Select Wii, Mario Super Sluggers should be included, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Wii Sports, the games should cost $ 19.99.

The price-cut it should come into force on May 15, when they should arrive in U.S. stores the new bundle for the price of $ 149 would offer the games Wii Sports and Mario Kart Wii. The rumors are for the U.S. market, but Nintendo has not confirmed the news.

Three projects under way for Jerry Bruckheimer Games

New IP? The usual supererogatory claims that the division of gaming empire headed by Jerry Bruckheimer is currently working on three new projects. There is no information on the nature of the three projects, although apparently it's video games, perhaps related to the licensing of the famous film and television producer.

It is not known to tell the truth even if those projects are still active. The only information reported is that between the "big three games have not been announced, including products for Xbox and PlayStation 3" and this can be added the fact that some time ago, Bruckheimer was said to be working on new IP.

Good in the first Mortal Kombat Italy

In the week between 18 and 24 April, the best selling game in Italy has been Black for Nintendo DS Pokémon. Good debut of the new Mortal Kombat, second and fourth with the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions. On the PC, always the first prepaid cards for World of Warcraft, while in the second and third place are two games from Electronic Arts, FIFA 11 and The Sims Medieval Limited Edition.

Pokemon Black (DS), FIFA 11 (PS2), Mortal Kombat (PS3, X360), and the creatures Invizimals Shadow (PSP), Wii Party (Wii) and PES 2011 (3DS) are the best-selling games on each platform. Source AESVI / GfK

New Image for Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale

A classic now comes a new set of images for interesting Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale developed by Bedlam Games. The game is an action-RPG with a strong component of multplayer cooperative, developed specifically for the digital delivery market. Dungeon, skeletons and magic of course also present in the images below, then.

Portal 2 always on top in UK

Second consecutive week atop the UK charts software for Portal 2. The Valve game ranked above Mortal Kombat and Zumba Fitness, in second and third. Fourth Operation Flashpoint: Red River, the fifth Call of Duty: Black Ops, followed home by LEGO Star Wars III, FIFA 11, Wii Fit Plus, Homefront and Just Dance 2.

Only a twenty-third position on debut for athletes published by Sega, Virtua Tennis 4.

Qualcomm MSM8680: Video Features

Qualcomm after the announcement of the new processor series, gives us a video where he explains and shows the performance of the new Qualcomm MSM8680 Snapdragon series, now available on most smartphones and other interactive terminals, of course, the models are all made of a dual core, support for 3D performance, which gradually will be common to most of the top class terminals.

As explained in the video, the new 1.5 GHz processors have the ability to support Flash, can not be made a few smart phones and tablet-series including Apple, since the principle involved in the fight to the sites based on Flash Platform. Another feature will be far better support for movies in 1080p, in most cases, still out of reach for the hardware equipment of the models currently on the market, showing some signs of addirittua freeze or crash in the most extreme cases, fortunately very limited over time and increased experience assumed by producers.

Red Faction: Armageddon, new trailer

The story told by the developers of the series developers Volition have released a new trailer for Red Faction: Armageddon. This time we talk about the game itself, the changes introduced in terms of gameplay or the plot background, but the history of the Red Faction series from the beginning to today, its evolution over the years.

So we'll see how it all started, what kind of welcome the public and the critics have given to the first episode and what the developers expect the new chapter, whose release is scheduled for June 3 in the PC version, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Red Faction: Armageddon - History Trailer

"Data users will not re-sold to Sony"

Sony has denied rumors that the information from some credit card users of the PSN would be resold. "A rumor about a group that would attempt to sell to Sony numbers of millions of credit cards," writes Patrick Seybold of Sony's PlayStation Blog. "As far as I know, this is not true." "Passwords are stored encrypted, but were not processed by the cryptographic hash function", also says Seybold.

How much: ready to assemble tablet Amazon

The Taiwanese company Quanta, according to recent rumors, it would be ready to take over the production and assembly of the new tablet Amazon outgoing allegedly signed by the end of the year, this is a great new home in Asia, already producing all the largest terminal on the market, from Apple to Dell to Sony, cutting a line consisting of the comparison with other companies of equal area.

Amazon would then be entrusted to make the most of your tablet, which will come in the coming months looking out in the increasingly competitive but also thriving market for tablet PCs, which are slowly gaining the technology market, with sales volume of truly amazing. The amount according to some sites well informed on the subject, would amount to the first wave already between 700 and 800 000 tablets produced and arranged the sale figures really relevant to a very strong brand in the field of ecommerce, but still inexperienced in the field common use of technology.

Now available for the Escalation Pack COD: Black Ops

The Xbox 360 owners can download via the Xbox Live Marketplace Josh Olin, community Activision's boss, confirmed that the Escalation Pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops is now available for Xbox 360 and can be downloaded via the Xbox Live Marketplace. The DLC contains four new maps for multiplayer mode (Hotel, Convoy, Zoo and Stockpile) and a new scenario for the Zombie Mode (Call of the Dead).

A video for a Sonic title deleted

In the network appeared on a video game based on the use of Sonic hoverboard originally designed for the first Xbox. As reported by Game Informer, the YouTube user ProtonX3, he would have discovered the code, labeled as Sonic Extreme, on an Xbox development unit. Ascertain the reasons for the cancellation of the game.

Satoru Iwata's opinion on social and mobile gaming

A competitor in the market to Nintendo? During the last session of Q & A with investors Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has talked about many topics, as mentioned earlier yesterday. Among these is the growth of social and / or mobile game, and in particular that may or may not share the same platform as the market for a Nintendo DS or the new 3DS.

Iwata said that in his view the relationship between the rise in popularity of mobile game, especially for smartphones like the iPhone, and the simultaneous decline in sales of titles for the Nintendo DS was just random. According to him, in fact, there would be no witness evidence of a link between the two phenomena.

SOE closes Station.com

Sony Online Entertainment has temporarily closed the service station. com immediately following the attack on the PlayStation Network a few weeks ago. According to the website of the service, the decision was taken because of the size of cyber-attack suffered by Sony. A few days ago, SOE announced initially that no account of SOE had been violated, but the company later had to admit the violation and theft of account data on about 12,000 credit cards.

World of WarCraft, a hippogriff for earthquake victims

The initiative to Blizzard for the victims of earthquake in Japan in World of Warcraft players will find a new puppy at Pet Store: Cenarion the savage and noble! This is the twin of the hippogriff rare that you may encounter in the first set of World of Warcraft Trading Game Heroes of Azeroth, and has emerged from the forests of Azeroth to make a contribution to earthquake victims in Japan.

For each Cenarion purchased between now and July 31 will be donated the entire amount of 10 € to support the areas affected by the earthquake in Japan. Source: Battle. net

Nintendo: "Buttons Fundamental

In a Q & A sent to shareholders (available on the official Nintendo), the CEO of the Company of Japan, Satoru Iwata, said that the buttons on the controller are needed to get experience "highly responsive" in video games. "If we consider the table in terms of software development based on the touch screen, I think the device is especially suited to the genre that we created for the Nintendo DS," Iwata said.

UK charts, Portal 2 still in command

Title Valve withstands the onslaught of Mortal Kombat 2 Portal software commands the British sales charts for second week in a row, and similarly we find Mortal Kombat right behind, ready to undermine the Valve title. Resistant to third place in the casual Zumba Fitness, which the British seem to be liked very much, as it climbs to fourth Operation Flashpoint: Red River.

The top 5 is completed by the evergreen Call of Duty: Black Ops, which certainly takes advantage of the imminent release of a new map pack for free. UK software charts - week 24 to 30 April Mortal Kombat 2 Portal Zumba Fitness Operation Flashpoint: Red River Call of Duty: Black Ops LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars FIFA 11 Wii Fit Plus Homefront Just Dance 2 Source: MCV