Friday, May 27, 2011

Splinter Cell Trilogy HD will be released in late summer

A delay on the sly? According to several international retailers Splinter Cell Trilogy arrives on PS3 on August 2 by skipping the launch in June. The triple remake in HD, initially scheduled for March, then suffer a second delay provided that the above information is correct. In any event, Ubisoft has not released official information and does not seem willing to do so.

Specific basis for reducing the NGP?

There is a rumor that in the last hour has gone around the world, under which Sony would be thinking of lowering the technical specifications of the model based NGP/PSP2, in order to compete on price with 3DS. As the price of the Nintendo console is 259 €, the audience begins to wonder about what will cost the different models of NGP.

IndustryGamers states that a "very reliable French source" refers to a basic model without 3G support and a reduced from 512 to 256MB RAM. The same model could sacrifice the internal flash memory to a storage medium outside the bargain. The graphical capabilities, however, should remain intact.

Call of Duty: Black Ops - New patch available on Steam

Treyarch has finally settled several bugs in the PC version of Black Ops releasing a new patch via Steam. The update system several standing problems such as helicopters and several bugs related to multiplayer exploits of the title. Here are some of the fixes contained in the patch. -Support for models in preparation for the imminent release of the editing tools.

-Fixed several exploits associated with multiplayer mode and Zombie. -Improved memory optimization in multiplayer. -New DLC for the various filters in the server browser. -Fixed a problem that sometimes required to buy back emblems or clan tag of the arms embargo. -Fixed a problem with the non-delivery of calls to the Zombie mode.

PSN down for maintenance from May 31

Sony has announced that from May 31 evening the PSN will undergo a period of maintenance that will last approximately 24 hours. The service should return to active the night of June 1, as announced by a member of the Sony forum on European Community Team. During maintenance you can not make a series of transactions, including: In case you are connected when the PSN will go offline, you'll still connected but you can not use these services.

The Impact of FIFA 12 engine is not PC?

Strange, but even so it seems as Eurogamer reports. net, there may be a possibility that the vaunted Impact Engine, at the base of the substantial changes that should characterize FIFA 12, has not been called to account for the PC version of the game. The matter is currently still to be clarified, but actually the official press release when he speaks of Impact Engine and its new features appointment only PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, while the game should be present on other platforms, including PC.


After the leak last week, Electronic Arts has today confirmed the development of the Impact Player Engine, the new physics engine seem to depend largely on which the fate of the upcoming FIFA 12 by EA Sports. Developed over two years, the FIFA Player of Impact Engine 12 is designed to increase the realism of the physical interaction in every field.

"The transformation of FIFA 12 is not an evolution but a revolution," said Kaz Makita, Producer of FIFA Executive, which in the last three years has won 136 awards. "To create the best and most realistic FIFA of all time, we needed a new technology that would allow us to achieve our vision.

White Knight Chronicles 2 Origins and come together in Europe

Both the June 8, Sony has announced the European release date for White Knight Chronicles: Origins, a spin-off series of action-RPG developed specially for PSP. Apparently, the game will arrive in our part of the same day that White Knight Chronicles will come out even 2 or 8 June 2011, according to reports today on Joystiq.

Source: Joystiq

New images to our desktop!

As has become customary, here are 10 new vignettes for our desktop offered by GameWallpapers. com, known site from which you can download wallpaper and updated to the most beautiful computers and portable devices. Also this time, in addition to the video game will find some wallpaper images in computer graphics from the site "twin" CGWallpapers.

com. Here, the tunnel from which you can download the ones you like most. To get images at full size, click the Show All link under the photo gallery and then select the image you like by clicking on the link in the header at the top Look at the full resolution +.

3 Modern Warfare - Some details of the Survival Mode

Juggernauts, suicide bombers and the dogs of war Survival Mode is the second mode of type Spec Ops that enriches the offer of Modern Warfare multiplayer 3. How will the ranking system missions, matchmaking and leaderboards, and will enable us to tackle waves of enemies on 5 different multiplayer maps.

Survival Mode is in fact quite difficult to meet the desires of the notorious hardcore player and every wave needs to be tackled with the right tactics to not succumb in no time at all.

New DLC for Total War: Shogun 2

There's a new downloadable package for Total War: Shogun 2, introducing the Ikko Ikki clan. The Ikko Ikki Clan Pack DLC is available for download from Steam at a price of 3.50 € and can be used in the single player campaign and multiplayer matches. The "best Total War ever," as declared by the developer Creative Assembly, is available on PC since March.

Sega Announces The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut

And extended Overkill The House of the Dead is coming back to PlayStation 3 with a new version, revised: The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut. Essentially, they were taken all the 7 layers that made up the original and re-mastered for the Wii with updated graphics and support for 3D visualization, as well as the PlayStation Move to use as a light gun of course.

Over and above these levels, were added new scenarios and added two more trophies unlockable classics of the PS3. The release is scheduled for October 28, 2011 in Europe.

Stringer returns to the breach of PSN

In an interview with Bloomberg, the CEO of Sony, Howard Stringer, has admitted that he always had confidence in the safety of the NDP and said he was surprised by an attack by hackers against a free service. "Our security has failed to block the attack and we are trying to figure out why. But we have made important strides in strengthening our countermeasures." "I do not think I should apologize for having remained in the dark," says Stringer, "an attack of this magnitude is a new thing for everyone." A Sony spokesman said several days ago that the attacks from the NDP in 2008 and which led to the closure of the network for nearly a month between April and May of 2011, are not linked.

Mortal Kombat: a video for the "Klassic Skin Character" DLC

Customs and traditional ways Warner Bros. Interactive has released a video for the DLC out today for Mortal Kombat: the "Klassic Skin Character" DLC. It is 7 costumes belonging to the fatality and three classic episodes of the series, initially made available as bonus content related to the various campaigns and pre-sales now available for download from all over, upon payment of the special DLC.

Uncharted movie without a director

The director should have realized that the film adaptation of the Uncharted series, David O Russell, has left the project. According to Variety, the basis of separation there would be differences between creative guy Russell and Sony, which would be looking for a new director for the film. At this point you may exercise into question the approach announced by the director from the film version of the series developed by Naughty Dog.

Because of the enormous size of the patch for The Witcher 2

It will always be so? In a number will have been quite shocked by the size of the recent patch 1.1 for The Witcher 2, exit just a few hours ago online. An update from 9 GB does not see every day in fact and CD Projekt wanted to clarify the matter: the patch PERFORMED fact altered the entire archive of the game, which has forced the Steam users to re-download the entire contents of the digital delivery with patch applied.

New update for The Witcher 2

Update 1.1 for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings can be downloaded from the official site for The Witcher. The patch allows you to activate the game on different computers. "Our goal is to satisfy consumers and DRM systems are not covered in our philosophy," says Adam Badowski CD Projekt. "To combat piracy, offering a superior experience to those who buy a legal copy of the game: full support, fewer problems for the installation, extra content and services." "We left the DRM to the launch of The Witcher 2 and now that our goal has been achieved we are pleased to offer gamers the features they deserve." The patch improves the frame rate and the stability of the game and includes the first DLC for The Witcher 2, Troll Trouble free content.

New images for Binary Domain

Setting and characters from Sega, Andriasang through, there's some new pictures about Binary Domain, a new sci-fi action game in development at the Japanese publisher. This is artwork and concept related to the scenario and characters, not giving more guidance on what appears on screen but can give a reasonably faithful of the atmosphere and playing environment.

Set in a futuristic Japan around 2080, Binary Domain sees the world characterized by a deep diffusion of the robot, with the dominance of two large corporations in industrial robotics: Amada and Bergen. The first, Japan, in 2047 created the first android domestic support but was then supplanted by Bergen, an American who, thanks to victory in a dispute over patents has secured almost total control of the market, even after the mysterious disappearance the head of Amada and inventor of the first androids, Youjia Amada.

Collector Driver Unveiled: San Francisco

Ubisoft has announced new details on the Collector's Edition Driver: San Francisco and on incentives for booking of the game. The new driver is already booked at retailers participating in the initiative and incentives include two separate proposals: the first code will allow you to download the 1972 Lamborghini Miura to be used in multiplayer mode and a challenge for the single-player relay, the second offer instead provides an Aston Martin DB5 in 1963 for the multiplayer and a challenge for the single player mode Taxi.

More than two million downloads for Trials HD on Live Arcade

Motoman RedLynx today announced the impressive results achieved in these days of HD Trials, the famous game there moto-jumping and puzzle-based physics. According to recent data, the game in question has been downloaded more than 2 million times from Xbox Live Arcade, sales bucks for a small independent title distributed via digital delivery.

In any case, RedLynx meanwhile was not to rest on our laurels: there are 6 titles in development at the team, which still do not know practically nothing.

It is mystery around Zelda Universe

The official website of the American classification of video games, Entertainment Software Rating Board, you mentioned the Zelda Universe title. The game, which is classified as suitable for all, will be published by Nintendo platforms and is designed to "online". Zelda Universe is the name given to the official website of the Nintendo franchise, but the ESRB does not rate web content.

In 2011, the Zelda series will turn 25 years, a few months ago the CEO of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, has announced that to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the franchise, Nintendo would do something special.

Ueda is not at E3: The Last Guardian also absent?

Perhaps the fact that the absence of E3 Fumito Ueda, head of Sony's Team ICO, has been confirmed at this time via twitter, casts some doubt on the presence of his new creation, The Last Guardian, at a conference in Los Angeles. Sony has not announced an official lineup for E3 this year, but the new game for the PlayStation 3 would have been able to occupy an honored place in the Sony conference, or at least that's what many users had hoped PS3, given the pending surrounding the project and its undeniable charm.

Minecraft is updated

It is available on-line updating Minecraft 1.6 of indie game. According to his blog, the update fixes some problems reported by users and a variety of new features. In the past few hours, the developer said that the mobile version of Minecraft debut exclusively on temporal Play Xperia Sony Ericsson.

Rumor: MGS Rising Platinum Games is developing?

It also seems that the series will become the main platform, including PC A reliable source told iWaggle3D that the spin-off of Metal Gear Solid focuses on Raiden, Metal Gear Solid: Rising, the developer has changed. In short, the production would be removed from the hand of Kojima Productions, as rumored in recent days, would be put into those Platinum Games (Bayonetta, Vanquish).

The game will be directed by Hideki Kamiya, author of Viewtiful Joe and Bayonetta. And there's more ... The future of the brand is no longer exclusive to PlayStation. It appears that Metal Gear Solid 5 is being built for the Xbox 360, NGP, and perhaps 3DS. Meanwhile, it was confirmed the remake of Peace Walker on PS3, it is not clear if cross-platform will also become.

Half-Minute Hero on Xbox 360

An Xbox 360 version of the PSP title, Half-Minute Hero, will debut next month on Xbox Live Arcade, said the developer Marvelous Entertainment. Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax will be downloadable from June 29 to the price of 800 Microsoft Points. The original title is available on the PlayStation Portable from February last year.

According to the official website of the XBLA version on Xbox 360 there will be some extras such as online versus mode Super Hero Wars.

Google Wallet: New payment method in stores

Google does not want to know to stop and enjoy the fruits of that harvest, the California-based company also falls in the payment market with its new patented system named Google Wallet, according to the manufacturer capable of revolutionizing the concept of mobile payment. We explain in detail this new system and the consequences that could result from now on in the lives of us all, considering it has the potential to become an integral part of our lifestyle or it will be just a fad like other experiments of this kind attempted by other manufacturers.

Driver: San Francisco - the trailer for the Collector pack

In the video you can see all the extras that will be collector's edition of the new game trailer advertising Driver: Ubisoft's San Francisco, which displays the extra edition for collectors and some playtime spettacolarizzati as needed. Remember that the game in September will mark the rebirth of the Driver series, after a few episodes undertone is expected to Xbox 360, PCs and the PS3.

Driver: San Francisco - the trailer for the Collector pack

Limited functionality for Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition without internet

To take full advantage of the features of the PC version of Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will require a permanent internet connection, said Capcom on Capcom Unity. "If you have not logged into the profile vostor Games For Windows Live you can use the offline but has limited functionality," says senior VP of Capcom, Christian Svensson.

"You can not play online, you will not have access to the DLC that you bought and the 39 characters you can use only 15 locally. In addition, you can not save your progress in the challenges and settings." And if the connection is dropped unexpectedly? "You keep doing the same things until you reach a dead end, eg to exit a menu," says Svensson.

Stolen the first video of FIFA 12

The new Impact Engine in Action Apparently Electronic Arts also is not immune from the phenomenon of the leaked video. This time it's up to FIFA 12, which is making a video showing in action the Impact Engine. This is the first movie and it is also quite finished. Obviously not even tell you to watch it, because surely you press play before you finish reading these lines.

Source: VG247 FIFA Soccer 12 - Player Impact trailer ign

On arrival the first DLC Homefront

The first DLC Homefront arrive on Xbox 360 on June 7. Entitled Fire Sale, the package will include two multiplayer maps and will arrive in time to be arranged also on PC and PlayStation 3. On June 7, will be available on the marketplace including unprecedented weapon, 870 Express Shotgun, and a free theme for the Xbox 360 dashboard.

According to the developer, Fire Sale "is just the beginning" in the coming months the publication of new content for the FPS developed by Kaos Studios. Meanwhile, an update is available that modifies a series of parameters of the game.

The Witcher 2: issues for patch 1.1

The option of DLC does not work well on the official blog of CD Projekt, developers of The Witcher 2, there appeared a brief statement that warns against using the "Downloadable Content" after installing the patch 1.1 released yesterday. Apparently not everything went as it should, however, CD Projekt is working to fix the problems encountered by users and as early as the weekend should get a second patch solution, 1.2.

SEGA confirms Shinobi for 3DS

SEGA has confirmed the rumors in recent days and has announced the development of a new Shinobi game in the series. Developed by Gryptonite Games, the game is a 2.5D platform that will tell the story of Jiro Musashi, leader of the Oboro clan and the father of Joe Musashi, the protagonist of the first shinobi.

"For years fans have asked for a new Shinobi," said Gary Knight of SEGA. "With Shinobi Nintendo 3DS we are meeting their demands." Shinobi 3DS will hit stores in September.

Sony has reduced NGP for the launch?

The objective would be to make it competitive in price According to a French site, 01net, Sony would cut some features of NGP to be able to bring the price level as the launch of Nintendo 3DS, or € 249. It turns out that the console has only 256MB of memory instead of the 512 announced, while the internal memory of 16GB has been curtailed, with the possibility to use an external support.

If the news be confirmed, NGP would be less powerful than budgeted, but would cost far less to consumers. In an increasingly fought, where in addition to 3DS must take into account the pressure from Apple and Android, the lower price could be the key to success. Sony has not yet commented on the news.

Limited edition collector's Forza 4

The limited edition of Forza Motorsport 4 will include a package of exclusive cars, Microsoft has announced. These vehicles included in the promotion: More cars will be available for download to reserve a copy of the game. Here are some: In processing also a Collector's Edition, Microsoft does know. The game package must include a Ferrari 458 Italy, "perfect for 4 Forza Motorsport," says creative director of Turn 10, Dan Greenawalt.

Microsoft: Windows Prestento the new tablet OS

Microsoft intends to submit in the coming days the new operating system dedicated exclusively to the tablet, as confirmed by an official source introduced at a conference, but had not then been able to indicate a precise date remains vague. The news comes from the Bloomberg site, which ensures that the new version will be released within the next week, without specifying where or the exact date of launch, this frit has many users but the site is difficult because of this news is totally lacking shows clearly that could seriously happen.

The first DLC Shogun 2 adds the faction Ikko-Ikki

Many new features Creative Assembly has released the first DLC for Total War: Shogun 2, where the faction is introduced Ikko-ikki, a sect or religious warriors. In total there are eight new units, new general trees with specialized skills, new armor and agents of the faction monks. It also added a historic battle fought against the Oda.

The DLC costs € 3.50, while for the launch of the expansion on Steam you can buy the full game discounted to € 33.49. Source: VG247

A date for White Knight Chronicles II

White Knight Chronicles II for PlayStation 3 and White Knight Chronicles: Origins for PSP will be available in Italy from June 8. The news was confirmed by Sony on the PlayStation Blog. Developed by Level-5, White Knight Chronicles II is available in Japan since 2009 and includes a campaign about 30 hours of play.

White Knight Chronicles: Origins is being developed by Matrix, and narrates the events preceding 10,000 years of history of the original White Knight Chronicles for PlayStation 3.