Wednesday, June 1, 2011

The Italian fans feel FIFA 12

And David Rutter explains how the game will be the Italian branch of Electronic Arts has been the backdrop to an unusual test session for the new FIFA 12, for the occasion by hosting the producer David Rutter and some developers in the series. Some fans have thus been able to test a preliminary version of football simulation EA Sports, then giving their impressions.

Very interesting words Rutter, who explained how his team tries to incorporate all the criticisms and comments expressed by the fans to find ideas for improving their product over time. FIFA 12 - Community Day Hands-On

No XBLA planned for today

In spite of what is happening for quite some time now the Xbox Live Arcade catalog will not be enhanced by any new product. "For this week will not be releasing any title Xbox Live Arcade," he tweeted the social marketing manager Graeme Boyd. "Crazy Machines, to whom I had talked a few days ago, was unfortunately delayed.


Hitman: Absolution will be shown at E3

Appointment to 8 June for an exclusive trailer of the game during E3 2011, to be precise on 8 June at 10:47 (Los Angeles), the booth of Square Enix will be the debut of Hitman: Absolution , which will be shown to those present in the form of exclusive trailer. The new episode in the saga of Agent 47 will face a new enemy, Blake Dexter, in a scenario should also consider the location acclimatized in Chicago.

We return to talk about Aliens: CM

SEGA announced today, after several months of silence, that Aliens: Colonial Marines will reach stores in the spring of next year. "The title comes as a spiritual successor of the famous films from Twentieth Century Fox is a dream project and our team there is working on body and soul," said Randy Pitchford.

The title, developed on PC, PS3 and X360 by Gearbox, should be shown during E3 imminent and our troops, already close to departure, will not fail to tell you all possible details.

Sonic Generations will also be available for Nintendo 3DS

Two porcupines, three-dimensional SEGA has announced that Sonic Generations, the new title starring the blue hedgehog mascot of the Japanese, will also be available for Nintendo 3DS in November 2011. Set in three different ages of twenty-year saga of Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Generations 3DS to see a character engaged in new levels in stereoscopic 3D, made exclusively for the Nintendo handheld console.

A TV series for members of COD: Elite

Those who subscribed to the premium service Call of Duty: Elite will get access to a series of TV episodes of Call of Duty transmitted via the web. "We asscurati the help of some Hollywood talent to create exclusive video content for the members of Elite," said the boss of Activision Publishing, Eric Hirshberg, the Guardian.

"The contents are based on Call of Duty." "For the moment we can not provide further details," says Hirshberg. "We will show something later this year." Activision announced Call of Duty Platform: Elite in the past few hours. The service is expected to debut in November with the launch of Modern Warfare 3.

The Witcher 2 topped the list of best selling PC games

An excellent result for the extraordinary title The Witcher CD Projekt 2: Assassins of Kings won the first position in the ranking of best-selling PC games in its first weekend of sales (source: GFK). Another success for the title developed by CD Projekt, who had already received more criticism than positive right from the Italian: The role-playing game created by Polish CD Projekt is what is known as a masterpiece The ensemble is formed by adding all the elements described in this long article is something you can miss the richness and depth of its content and the skill with which they are mastered by the authors are a rare gem in today's gaming world is a story well told, adult, interesting and intense, a very dynamic and fun gameplay and the graphics are respectable strengths of this second chapter, one that probably will commit striga between the characters of the most charming and charismatic We are faced with the new benchmark for games The depth of the fantasy role-playing history, the freedom of decision left to the player and the complex interlocking missions shall ensure that The Witcher 2 Assassins of Kings raise the bar for the genre it belongs to, confirming, as surely as the best exponent in the second absolute RPG installment in the saga resumes the adventures of the famous ambiguous witcher Geralt of Rivia, with an extremely compelling and mature plot, setting new standards in the ability to capture and engage the player through a non-linear narrative.

MS: Not only the future of Xbox games

To promote the Xbox 360 worldwide in the coming months, Microsoft will build in particular on the console features related to entertainment. "Our vision for the future of the Xbox is simple," says Frank Shaw in a note to Microsoft. "All the entertainment you want, simply and with persons who hold. So we invested in the partnership with ESPN, Netflix and Hulu.

For this reason we have implemented in the social platform Xbox Live. For this you will see us in 2011 to promote Xbox as a brand dedicated to entertainment. And also why we are investing so many resources in the Natural User Interface technologies. Kinect is just the beginning. " According to some, the statements could be a prelude to the presentation at E3 Project Orapa, the combination of Xbox Live and Mediaroom IPTV.

Batman: Arkham City, we can also check Catwoman

The controversial female cat will be a playable character in an interview with Gamespot, Dax Ginn of Rocksteady has confirmed that in Batman: Arkham City will be able to play well in the role (revealing) of Catwoman. "With Catwoman will have a character from our bright, which will allow players to experience the dark side," said Ginn.

"It will therefore be possible to take a break from the role of defender of Gotham City." Catwoman will have its own style of fighting, a number of gadgets and special techniques for the exploration of the scenery. It will also be possible to enhance the costume and abilities, just as will happen to Batman.

Would you like Guardian Heroes on PSN?

The HD version of the classic developed by Treasure for Sega Saturn, Guardian Heroes, will be available in autumn on Xbox Live Arcade. To assess the interest of owners of PlayStation 3, Sega has launched a survey on Facebook. Guardian Heroes will arrive on XBLA, but we know some of you are interested in a PSN version, "it said on the Facebook page of Sega.

"Are you interested in buying?" The survey has also been reported on the official Sega forums, where the outcome was positive for the publisher: 88.51% yes against 11, 49% no. On Facebook, however, players are divided: 716 people are interested in a PSN version, 736 no.

First trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines

The game will be released in the spring of 2012 As mentioned a few minutes ago, Sega and Gearbox Software announced that Aliens: Colonial Marines will be shown to the public during E3 next week. Concurrently, the publisher and the team have released an interesting teaser trailer. In the movie do not see anything in the game itself, but are confirmed and setting timelines, involving the same characters that have made the second installment of the blockbuster movie series.

Announced Carmageddon: Reincarnation

The developer of the first Carmageddon, Stainless Games, has announced the development of a downloadable game called Carmageddon: Reincarnation. Stainless Games is back in possession of the IP and is currently seeking a partner for the release of the game, expected in 2012. "Carmageddon returned to his indie roots, this is the right time to bring the series to new audiences," said co-founder of Stainless, Patrick Buckland.

Aliens: Colonial Marines will be shown at E3

Just when we were about to lose hope! As witnessed by Nick Chester on the pages of Destructoid, SEGA and Gearbox will Aliens: Colonial Marines E3 in June, next week. The announcement comes several months after the last update on the title, and will only please the many fans of the film saga. Chester has been the beauty of three gadgets as "proof" that the game will be presented to the public in Los Angeles, the last of which is a nice pulse rifle like those seen in "Aliens: The Final." Soon we will also publish the first teaser trailer for the title developed by Gearbox.

Speedball 2 for free on the iPhone and iPad

The versions of iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Speedball 2 are free to download from the App Store of Apple. The promotion is valid only for a few days ago to know the developer Tower Studios, after which the price of the game will again be $ 4.99. "This promotion Free App Day to bring the game to the masses," said the boss of Tower Studios, Jon Hare.

New trailer for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North

And there is also presented Beleram, our adventure partner Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Snowblind Studios has released a new trailer for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North with a view to E3 in Los Angeles. The video, titled Heroes will raise, show us some spectacular battle sequences and the release of Beleram, the giant eagle that will accompany us in the adventure and that we can call whenever we need his help.

PSN down for maintenance tonight

The PSN will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 17:30 until the June 1 at 8 am tomorrow, June 2. During maintenance services PlayStation Store, Network Management and Network Account Registration Account will not be accessible, does Sony know. In order to continue to play online, you need to ensure access to the PlayStation Network before 17:30.

Hollywood Monsters 2 - Trailer in Italian

A piece of the intro to celebrate the imminent launch of Hollywood Monsters 2, which we will arrive on June 16, Pendulo has released a trailer showing in the Italian part of the introduction. The adventure, which in the original version is called The Next Big Thing, includes high-definition graphics, dialogues in Italian and promises to bring the adventures badged Pendulo to a qualitatively new level.

The "voice" of Duke Nukem mention the DLC

The actor Jon St. John, voice of the protagonist of the Duke Nukem games in the series, said in an interview had yet to make the recording sessions for Gearbox. Since Duke Nukem Forever entratoin already gone gold, the DLC is probably the game that includes the actor. "I've probably already done seven or eight sessions for Duke Nukem Forever, and I still have some Rimage," said St.

John in VoicetheDream. com. "Although the game has already been completed, there will of course add-ons and special features that I still can not talk about it ... maybe ... we say that this is something that has to do with singing." Some time ago, the boss of Gearbox, Randy Pitchford, was shown on the plans of the company Videogame Source for DLC Duke Nukem Forever: "As soon as we get closer to release we stop focusing only on the present and start thinking a bit ' in perspective.

Steam - Attractive discounts

Cities XL relieved of € 30 Rather the attractiveness of the proposals by mid-week who see Steam Thief: Deadly Shadows at € 3.75 with a substantial discount of 75%. Not to be missed if you missed it and want to bridge the gap before the arrival of the fourth chapter. Same discount for Cities XL but jumps much more full-bodied from 40 to 10 €.

The offer now is the daily special shooter Dino D-Day, thanks to a cut of 50% allows us to do battle with the hideous Nazi dinosaurs for only 10 €.

Empire & Allies now on Facebook

The developer of Farmville, Zynga, publish in day on Facebook strategy game Empires & Allies. Developed by some former employees of EA in the past have worked on games in the series Command & Conquer, Empire & Allies can build an empire through alliances or fight against other players. "Empires & Allies is a game of strategic combat with a strong social component, encounters a CityVille Risk!" Says Zynga.

He began the final vote for the best video game series on Video Games Source!

After a very long journey we reached the final verdict to elect "the best game series of all time" according to users of Multiplayer. it! To contend for the title, after a long qualifying match at the end of March and has seen controversy, disappointment, excitement about direct links between some of the most famous series of landscape gaming, were Grand Theft Auto and Metal Gear Solid for the final battle.

Arriva the Pokédex Nintendo 3DS

Waiting for a Pokémon for 3DS, owners of Nintendo's new handheld console will have to settle for the Pokédex 3D. Pokédex 3D is a free application that will be available with the launch of the channel and the 3DS-Shop and thanks to which you can view information about the monsters of the series. All players will be included in the application of the latest games for the DS, Pokémon Pokémon Black and White can also be viewed in 3D format.

Duke Nukem Forever: DLC coming?

It would seem so, otherwise why take the busy voice actor? Obviously this is a rumor, but it gives to think that the voice actor for Duke, Jon St. John, is still recording with Gearbox although there is gold in a long time. Jon St. John, speaking in an interview, he also revealed that there will be expansions of the game, then ask if he was entitled to give certain information (have eaten bread and fox at lunch).

Demons topless Catherine

Catherine will be present in, among other things, "topless female demons" and "demonic brides," as reported in the classification of the American game by ESRB. Alcohol, violence, sexual themes and bad language are some of the features that have prompted the Entertainment Software Rating Board to tie a rating M (Mature) to the game developed by Atlus.

Yet to announce the launch date of Catherine in Europe in July, will arrive in U.S. stores but the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the title released in Japan last February.

Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror PC back up

After arriving in a remastered version on Ios, expanded and remastered version of the second Broken Sword on PC also comes through the server GOG. com. Sold for 4 dollars and 19 cents, Broken Sword: The Smoking Mirror is hinged on a terrible Mayan prophecy that the dear old Europe leads us to the heart of Central America.

In Italy the title is known by the title Broken Sword II: The Prophecy of the Maya. Source: GOG

Three games of Q-Games at E3

Developer PixelJunk, Q-Games, will introduce three new games in E3. "The E3 is coming ... it's exciting!" Writes CEO Dylan Cuthbert on Twitter. "We will take three games at the show! Must be a record for a small company like Q-Games." One of the games to be announced will be the song title for the PlayStation 3 controller compatible with the Move, PixelJunk Lifelike, while the other two have no clue.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The first 10 minutes in video

An August is approaching Russian published on Youtube the first 10 minutes of Deus Ex: Human Revolution. The movie should be on a preview version released to the press and may not reflect the final quality of the title. Obviously if you do not want to spoil any surprises the advice is the same: "fled ....


IO and the accessibility of Hitman: Absolution

In recent days, the game director of Hitman: Absolution, Tore Blystad, described the new Hitman more accessible than ever before. To reassure the fans standing, the developer IO Interactive is back to talk about the difficulties of the title. The community manager Nick Price has reassured the hardcore gamers in a message posted on the official website of Hitman.

"The key point missed by many who were worried after reading some sentences of that interview, is the will of IO Interactive to appreciate the game to new categories of users." "We want to reduce the frustrating sections, we will not let players get away with a punishing difficulty level.

Neoludica - Video games landing at the Biennial

The art of video games arrives in Venice As previously announced (LINK) the 54th International Art Exhibition in Venice will dedicate one of the events designed to play video games as an art form, Neoludica. AESVI Today we announced the terms and sponsors of the event. We read the official press release: Venice, June 1, 2011 - starts today and will conclude at the end of November the 54th Venice Biennale for the first time opens its doors to a side event dedicated to game art: Neoludica.

Why the Japanese do not buy 3DS?

The price is the main obstacle to the spread in Japan, Nintendo's new handheld console, the 3DS, according to the findings of a survey conducted by the company Goo Japan. The survey was conducted on a sample of 1100 people, 60% of them female, reports Andriasang. Besides price, Japanese consumers say they are satisfied with the Nintendo DS / DSi and are concerned about potential vision problems and / or nausea caused by 3D.

Carmageddon: Reincarnation released in 2012

It's official: Stainless Games has acquired the license from Square Enix The release of Carmageddon (1997), which licenses more than GTA should never confess, he brought a lot of controversy. Pedestrians leaving the possibility of investing in land in a sea of blood just did not like at all and, after several complaints, the series was left to die, despite the success.

In recent days, there were rumors the will of Stainless games to regain his license from Square Enix to revive the brand with Carmageddon: Reincarnation. Today came the official confirmation from the company: Carmageddon lives and we will see him back on our screens in 2012, in a downloadable game.

Mad Catz based ThunderHawk

The manufacturer of peripherals Mad Catz has founded a studio called ThunderHawk. The objective of the developer will build flight simulators with a structure to match with joystick MMO products from the company. The first game developed by ThunderHawk will be available in 2012.

Soul Calibur V - The first screenshots

An appetizer before we see it at E3 EGM The online magazine has published what should be the first screenshots of Soul Calibur V. Currently there is much to comment, partly because there were no new details about the game. You will probably see a lot more during the upcoming E3.

Obsidian working on a 2D RPG?

According to suNeoGAF, a job posted on the website of Obsidian provides information on the new study design, looking for a 2D character animator for the development of a "role-playing game stylized high-profile". Requires experience with Flash technology, preferably with the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms.

Some time ago, the boss of Obsidian, Feargus Urquhart, Joystiq had spoken of a "IP on which we are working with a small team of five or ten people." The authors of Fallout: New Vegas will publish shortly the action RPG Dungeon Siege III, since June 17 on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Shadowgun Tablet in action on Android

The game seems to have more technical qualities worthy of the console after the announcement a few days ago, today there's two videos that show Shadowgun action, shooter out on IOS and Android. The videos show the game running on a tablet-based Android nVidia Tegra 2, revealing the exceptional quality graphics for a game of this group.

Shadowgun was created using Unity with developers who have sought to create a quality product worthy of the major consoles. From what I see are on your way to succeed. Source: Touch Arcade

Dates and info for WWE '12

WWE '12, a new chapter in the series of wrestling games, THQ, will hit stores on November 25 in sizes PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360, the publisher announced. The creative director Cory Ledesma, in a Q & A published on the official website of the game, talked about the news of the next edition, which include the abandonment of the subtitle SmackDown vs.

Raw. "The name of the franchise has changed a couple of times over the years but now has lost importance. The WWE brand has no rivals, and the shows are rarely in competition with each other, so the subtitle SmackDown vs. Raw has no meaning" . According to IGN, WWE '12 will introduce new animations that make it possible to stop the moves already taken dall'aversario.

Quake Live - Premium Pack 8 available

Together with a dense patch The Premium Pack 8 port succulent new to Premium account, although the ability to invite users free to extend these benefits to other players. The update also brings with it a dense patch for Quake Live, obviously intended for all players, which fixes problems and adds tons of new features.

Regarding the new Premium Pack content introduces new commands to the server and it takes us two maps average small but full of crevices and platforms. This is Revolver, which is a small map Clan Arena, and that although a Sorrow dueling map is also available for the match 2 vs 2. The patch includes a rather big change in Instagib mode now playable with all the weapons, and a complaint system that allows players of Team Deathmatch to ban those who intentionally kills his companions.

BloodRayne: Betrayal - the diary of development

New video for the Bloodrayne 2D sent on the first development diary for BloodRayne: Betrayal, reincarnation in 2D for XBLA and PSN in the series of 3D action Bloodrayne. Some are visible in the video game sequences. Source: VG247