Thursday, June 2, 2011

Xperia Play gain the HDMI output?

HDMI output could be added in the coming Xperia models of Play, the now famous "PlayStation Phone" Sony-Ericsson. "A couple of images showing the smartphone connected to a TV via an HDMI cable have been around the world," reads a blog post on the unofficial Xperia Play. "The pictures seem authentic, but so far no details have been reported in this regard.

At the moment, so we do not know whether this is a simple cable MicroUSB / HDMI or 'second generation' Xperia Play".

Darksiders II - Trailer Ad

Back to the apocalypse Posted trailer ad Darksiders II, where you can finally see something concrete in the game. In fact, the movie merely to summarize the events of the first chapter and then open the second, but at least it's a start. Source: VG247 Darksider II - Trailer Ad

New Zelda at E3?

Nintendo could have a new installment of The Legend of Zelda upcoming E3. To throw the stone in the pond was the French site p-nintendo. com, which contains a "quote" the boss of the series, Eiji Aonuma. "He approaches the 25th anniversary of Zelda and we intend to present a new chapter during E3," reads more or less the sentence pronounced by Aonuma.

The most insistent voices speak of a new game for Nintendo 3DS, but many are also those ready to swear on the presence of Link during the presentation of the infamous Project Café. Meanwhile, some rumors say the new chapter for the Wii, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, could come out in November.

Excitebike 3D free for thirty days to the launch dell'eShop 3DS

Pokédex 3D, however, will be free forever, Nintendo 3DS dell'eShop The launch will be accompanied by an interesting promotion. The owners of the console will be able to download for free for thirty days, the 3D game Excitebike Classic, a remake of an NES. After this period, the game will be priced at $ 5.99.

This is not the only good news, however: even Pokédex 3D will be free and forever. This is a collection of Pokémon taken from the episode of the series for Nintendo DS (Pokemon Black & White), a sort of mini encyclopedia with a lot of three-dimensional models to be admired, and QR StreetPass function (the latter to develop our photos along with pictures of Pokémon).

BG & E HD on PSN next week

One of the victims of the intrusion in the most excellent PlayStation Network has been the release of Beyond Good & Evil HD, which should have been available for a month. Sony has recently confirmed that the game will be available from 8 June. If you do not have even considered buying, I strongly recommend you do so.

Videogame on Source, in fact, Beyond Good & Evil HD has earned a well deserved 8 / 10.

Nintendo 3DS, new details on the internet browser

Would not support PDF files or Flash animations Owners of Nintendo 3DS can now surf the Internet using their handheld console since June 7, or when an update will be available through the eShop. In the meantime, have revealed many details about the browser: I do not support plugins like Flash or PDF format.

You can zoom in on JPEG images via a tap on the touch screen, and the images can be saved on SD card for viewing later on the camera. The browser can display images in 3D format MPO. You can store up to sixty-four favorite sites. The browser can read the SD card to upload pictures taken with the camera of the 3DS.

New images for Batman: Arkham City

Catwoman in action, but not only Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Rocksteady have released four new screenshots for Batman: Arkham City, the sequel to the extraordinary action game starring the Man Bat. As revealed yesterday, in this second episode, you can also check Catwoman and then move between right and wrong, whereas the cat-woman is basically a thief but sometimes not disdaining to fight the bad guys alongside Batman.

The contents of the "Plus" in June

UPDATE: Sony announced that PlayStation Plus subscribers who already receive an additional 10 days free in addition to the 60 already provided by the Welcome Back program. As a first step of the program of "welcome back" to the Store, the contents of the PlayStation Pro in June will be downloadable by all.

Those of April, which is fully described below, remain for the exclusive prerogative of the normal subscriber. If you want you can purchase a copy of Burnout Paradise, but remember that finished the 30-day free subscription you can no longer play unless you subscribe to a new one. Among other deals worth mentioning Streets of Rage 2 and Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers.

The first update of the NSP is huge

Lots of content available on the European PlayStation Store European Blog has just published a list of the contents of the first update from the PlayStation Network when it gets back (or coming back) to normal. Well, this is an update to say the least dense. " Spring Offers (PS3) PAC-MAN Championship Edition DX - from 9.99 to 4.99 € Worms 2: Armageddon - from 14.99 to 7.99 € Worms 2: Armageddon Battle Pack - from 3.99 to 2, Noby Noby Boy € 49 - from 3.99 to 2.49 € Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han Tao - from 12.99 to 4.99 € PowerUp Forever - from 7.99 to 2.99 € Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer - from 7.99 to 4.99 € Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype - from 12.99 to 6.49 € Blade Kitten - from 8.99 to 4.99 € Space Invaders: Gene Infinity - from 9.99 to 4.99 € Ferrari: The Race Experience - from 14.99 to 6.99 € Borderlands - from 29.99 to 19.99 € Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part One - from 16.99 to 8.99 € Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part Two - from 16.99 to 8.99 € Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light - from 12.99 to 6.49 € Toad Blue Murder Files Episode One - now free Toad Blue Murder Files: Season Upgrade - from 11.25 to 8.99 € Premier Manager - from 17.99 to 8.99 € Hamsterball - from 9.99 to 4.99 € Ricochet HD - from 7.99 to 3.99 € Assassin's Creed II - 29 , 99 to 21.99 € Voodoo Dice (PS3) - from 9.99 to 6.99 € Cell Factor: Psychokinetic Wars - from 9.99 to 6.99 vs euro Scott Pilgrim.

Resistance 3: demo in July

Sony has confirmed that a demo of Resistance 3 will be also included in the Blu-ray films of the European Battle: Los Angeles, to be released on July 11. The code included in the package allow you to download it from PSN. The offer was so far only been confirmed for the U.S. market. The demo will take about a half hour and will offer a taste of the game, particularly the section set on a boat sailing down the Mississippi.

MW3 and the hype, thanks Activision EA

Few months ago Electronic Arts has begun to promote Battlefield 3 defines the FPS developed by DICE than Modern Warfare 3. Activision, however, does not seem to be afraid of rivals, and even thanked the publisher for rival the hype created around the new Call of Duty. In an interview with MCV, the boss of Activision Publishing, Eric Hirshberg, has hinted that the brand is not afraid Modern Warfare Battlefield.

Standings Japanese PSP ever before

But a title debuted in the top 10 software 3DS For the week May 23 to 29, the hardware sales charts on Japanese positions offer fundamentally unchanged. PSP in fact remains in first place with a good 30% of units sold in more than rival Nintendo 3DS, while in the third position is stable PlayStation 3.

The surprises come mostly on the software front, where the debut of One Piece: Unlimited Cruise Specials 3DS takes a bit 'all by surprise, not only undermining the PSP games but also the new entry as Troy Musou (you remember, yes ?) for PlayStation 3 and Wii for Pandora's Tower. Japanese hardware charts - week May 23 to 29 PSP - Nintendo 3DS 33,609 - 24,283 PlayStation 3 to 15,987 Wii - Nintendo DSi LL 7438 - 5197 Nintendo DS - Xbox 5106 360-2303 PlayStation 2-1274 Nintendo DS Lite - 139 PSPgo - 76 Charts Japanese software - this week May 23 to 29 One Piece: Unlimited Cruise Special (3DS) - 80 488 Troy Musou (PS3) - 31 428 Pandora's Tower (Wii) - 21,445 Akiba's Trip (PSP) - 16,582 Nobunaga no Yabou Tendou with Power Up Kit ( PS3) - 15,456 Treasure Report: Jikake Kikai no Isan (DS) - 14,304 Dragon Quest Monsters Joker Professional 2 (DS) - 13,974 3 Patapon (PSP) - 9134 Shutsujin Iza! Koi IKUSI (PSP) - 9008 Pro Baseball Spirits 2011 (PSP) - 8394 Source: Adriansang

Backbreaker Vengeance also on PSN

Backbreaker: Vengeance will be available in summer also on the PlayStation Network, and they know 505 Games NaturalMotion. Already announced some time ago for Xbox Live Arcade, Backbreaker: Vengeance is based on the mini-games included in Backbreaker Football, Tackle Alley, and offers an arcade-type gameplay in a downloadable package of digital services PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

The series has reached a height of six million copies sold worldwide on consoles and mobile platforms.

Online site for statistics Brink

Already available for the Xbox 360 and PS3, short for the PC version, as announced two days ago, is finally online site dedicated to the statistics Brink. So just go to battle. brinkthegame. com to access detailed statistical summaries of the matches and the Battle for the Ark, a meta-game week between security forces and those of the Resistance.

To learn how to keep track of your progress check out the following FAQ: Where can I find my code? In the main menu Brink, go to Online Stats. Here you will find a unique access code that you enter the home page of the site. Be careful to insert the code using capital letters and select the platform on which you are playing Brink (PC, Xbox 360 or PS3).

New info on the multi Modern Warfare 3

Some details about the multiplayer of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 daKotaku were anticipated. According to the source mentioned, include the multiplayer maps for online play and other competitive reserved for co-op Spec Ops. Overall, the developers are working on the 20 maps, some of which, however, could make his debut after the launch of the game as DLC.

They will return once again to perk and killstreaks with a series of innovations, including the possibility of perk will appear as a team. According to the anonymous source, finally, Activision will not provide support for dedicated servers. 3 Modern Warfare will hit stores on November 8 on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

PSN, the full recovery starts today

With a day early! Sony has announced that the complete restoration of all services connected to the PlayStation Network will begin today June 2, so a day earlier than previously stated (there was talk of tomorrow, June 3). The restoration of the NDP, as reported, will take place today in the U.S., Europe and Asia, excluding Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea The deal also provides for the reactivation of the Music Unlimited service.

DNF, the DLC is free ...

Those who have reserved a copy of Duke Nukem Forever or bought Borderlands Game of the Year, they can download for free the first DLC of Duke Nukem Forever. According to Kotaku this is "a complete DLC, not a couple of skins." In the past few hours, the actor who voiced the character of Duke Nukem Forever has mentioned the DLC game from Gearbox.

"Even if the product 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 the song," said Jon St. John.

Skyrim - A "big" presence at E3 2011

Sometimes it does not take a big brush, but a large brush Pete Hines of Bethesda has posted on his Twitter account the image of a megalo-advertising Skyrim made at E3 2011. The titanic image occupies three columns of a hotel in Los Angeles and a presence to be presumed in style of the new The Elder Scrolls.

We look forward to seeing the moving title. Source: Twitter - Follow Pete Hines coverage in real time on our page at E3 2011!

THQ Announces UFC Undisputed 3

THQ has announced UFC Undisputed 3. The new installment of the UFC will be available in 2012 on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and will include the match based on the Pride Fighting Championship. As reported by GameSpot, the new UFC will propose a revised combat system with unprecedented moves and animations.

The dynamics of the ring will be proposed in a realistic simulation mode. THQ has also designed for beginners with a simplified control system, can be deactivated by experienced players. More details on the game are available on the official website of UFC Undisputed 3.

NGP - Lots of pictures from the event pre E3 2011

The E3 NGP promises quite rich From Monday we will probably be invaded by images, videos and information but for now we must be satisfied as captured during the pre-E3 event in London. It 'still the unanimous opinion that the technical level of the new Sony is really good. Uncharted particularly impressive thanks to the excellent integration of touch controls and standard controller.

In the queue

New website for Brink

Bethesda has announced a new website for the FPS developed by Splash Damage Brink. The portal allows us to analyze in detail the statistics of the challenges and multiplayer clans, and access to tournaments. Statistics on the campaign mode and challenges will not be available, and each platform will have its own reference section.

The data of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions are already online, as the PC version will be added in the coming days. In June, Bethesda publishing Agents of Renewal, the first DLC Brink.

Forza Motorsport Kinect with 4 - The head tracking in video

A small preview directly from the offices of Turn 10 Through the Major's Minute video we can see for the first time the function of head tracking Forza Motorsport 4. With the sensor Kinect fact we rotate the view by turning the head and this addition should significantly enhance the immersion of the title.

Obviously we are looking forward to try title and support kinect hand (or head) during the upcoming E3 2011 in which we will be in "strength."

How much will Call of Duty: Elite?

Call of Duty: Elite would cost around five dollars a month, some analysts believe. "From the point of view of the potential of the service, our surveys indicate that Call of Duty: Elite could reach a percentage of the users of the new Call of Duty between 10 and 20%," says Jesse Divnich of EEDAR, according to the which the price of service will be $ 4.99 per month.

"Translated, this means 2-4 million subscribers in twelve months and probably 1.5 million subscribers by the end of 2011." Michael Pachter, assuming a subscription of 50-60 dollars per year (4.16-5 dollars per month) provides one million subscribers by the end of 2011 and two million new subscribers each year.

E3 2011 - A new Zelda presented in Los Angeles?

Zelda Anniversary, 25 years old The rumor comes from Nintendo Power, which received the news by a corresponding call for Japanese Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. Apparently during the same event Eiji Aonuma said that during the E3 we will see a new Zelda developed for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the saga, it seems, planned for this year (and this detail would cut out the Project Cafe = .

Darksiders 2 first details

The publisher THQ made it known that it will be Death, and War, the protagonist of Darksiders 2. In the sequel of Darksiders, Death War must redeem his brother, the protagonist of the first Darksiders, to save humanity. Darksiders 2 propose a game universe larger than its predecessor, new weapons and bosses and a system of unprecedented power-ups, tells THQ.

The game will be available in 2012 on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

E3 2011 - The lineup of Natsume

Ben 3 titles for 3DS The Japanese publisher Natsume has confirmed its E3 lineup for 2011 which includes dedicated to the universe of Harvest Moon. The Tale of Two Towns in fact, is the chapter in the saga for DS and 3DS while Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny is its spin-offs, which will be released for PS3 and Wii, in key hack slash%.

Here's the full list. Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (PS3/Wii) Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns (3DS/DS) Gabrielle's Ghostly Groove (3DS) Reel Fishing Paradise 3D (3DS) Follow the coverage in real time on our page E3 2011!

Section 8: Prejudice expands

DLC is available for download shooter Section 8: Prejudice. The package offers two new maps Overdrive: Abaddon and Sky Dock, and can be downloaded on PC and on Xbox Live at a price of 320 Microsoft Points. Yet to announce the launch date of the content on the PlayStation Network. Over the weekend, from 3 June until Monday, will enter into force on a "double XP weekend." The game developed by TimeGate has been published only in digital format.

Rumour - Mass Effect 3 may support the Kinect

We hope to discover something during E3 2011 could certainly be a photo montage uploaded in error, but according to reports from a member of NeoGAF has posted the EA Store (and then removed) a cover of Mass Effect 3 indicates that the compatibility of Kinect title with the sensor. Obviously the hope is to discover something during E3, where we can see a demo of the title made especially for the event in California.

Maintenance for the restoration of the PlayStation Network Store

In a message posted on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has confirmed that after yesterday scheduled maintenance will also restore the PlayStation Store. "A short, and for some hours, access to the PlayStation Network will be closed for maintenance. The server maintenance at this time is crucial for the full restoration of PSN and PlayStation Store," it said.

"The complete restoration of the PlayStation Network service should be made in the coming days in most areas. Thanks again to everyone for your patience. We're working to return a PSN service at the highest levels of quality."