Monday, June 13, 2011

Ace Combat: Assault Horizon - Trailer E3 2011

The cinematic official trailer for Ace Combat: Assault Horizon released at E3 does not show aerobatics but pushes on the dramatic and cinematic cut plot. The reboot of the famous saga it promises to involve them fully in play, with the new engine and new mechanics, and between a mission and each other.

To know more you just need to read the update to the preview of Antonio Jodice that during E3 was able to prove the title for the second time. Ace Combat: Assault Horizon - E3 2011 Trailer

On a Gundam RPG in development at Level-5

The authors of the first rumors on Professor Layton series are working on a real institution popular Japanese Gundam. The famous mobile suit Tomino is in fact the protagonist of a new RPG from Level-5 in the works, the magazine Coro Coro Comics has announced the title Gundam Age, a new rumor. The CEO Akihiro Hino is researching the history, and Coro Coro have an active role in the construction of the game, because it suggests a significant promotional hype and a kind of multi-media project which includes comics, anime, trading cards and things like that.

Bungie working on a steampunk game?

A strange photoshoot The issue is rather nebulous, but it is worth quoting if only as a rumor today Bungie on new productions, which in fact did not even hear anything during E3 2011. Superannuation has discovered a sort of open call posted on the site Steamrats Seattle, which will require the presence of as many people as possible dressed up in steampunk costumes in style at Bungie Studios to a photo shoot in early June.

Two Worlds II: Pirates of the Flying Fortress - Delay and images

You go for sea apparently TopWare has moved from September to October the release of Two Worlds II: Pirates of the Flying Fortress, the expansion of promising title that Reality Pump has passed the two million copies sold emmezzo. The DLC promises to improve the already good look and feel of the title and aims to expand the formula of the game will also incorporate craft, sooner rather useless in gameplay.

Carmack for technological supremacy of PS Life is short

The tablet will exceed two years later than the Sony PS Life is like a little 'at all during E3, but that did not collapse. John Carmack, id Software's chief historian and author, among others, Doom, wanted to tell her about the new console from Sony, saying that now is more powerful smartphones and tablets, but that they surpassed in performance by two years, remove the first between the laptop and making it look as outdated.

CD Projekt Witcher would take 2 to PlayStation 3

Only after the Xbox 360 After the announcement of an Xbox 360 version of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, at E3 2011, PlayStation 3 users were apparently empty-handed, considering the long and perilous path that has led developers at the end to land on the console. All is not lost: CD Projekt said that "worship" the fact of bringing the game featured in PlayStation 3, but it can be considered only after the conclusion of work on the issue Xbox 360.

"Wii is identical to U OnLive"

Nintendo Wii is convinced that U will change again the way we play. The same opinion does not seem to be Steve Perlman, OnLive boss, that its platform is the exact same things announced for the new console of the big "N". OnLive, which will arrive in Europe this autumn, Cloud is a gaming platform that lets you download demos of games, buy them and share them without having to download anything.

Bethesda confirms the hacker attack

Some users' data stolen is now becoming a world sport: the hacker attack the major game publishers. In fact companies are involved in various types, but we are especially interested in the registration data of the games. The last time in order to have admitted to have suffered an attack on the compromised data is Bethesda Softworks.

To be affected were the institutional sites and the Brink of the statistics. The stolen data? Usernames, passwords and email addresses. Have not been stolen credit card data. Bethesda advised to change passwords registered on its sites, including community forums and the aforementioned Brink.

SW: TOR "simple clone of WOW"

Doug Creutz, an analyst at Cowen and Company, gave its verdict on the mammoth MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic, describing it as "simple derivation" World of Warcraft. "We tried the game and we're not very impressed," Creutz said during an interview with Our sister-site Reported by GamesIndustry. biz.

"Beyond what was said by EA, which promised a significant step forward in the evolution of the MMO, what we saw is nothing but a clone of World of Warcraft set in the Star Wars, with the classic dialogue system Bioware games. " Creutz hon spared some criticism even to the graphics, which he thinks is "nice but not breathtaking." Electronic Arts said it reserves and still take some time to announce the release date for The Old Republic.

Duke Nukem Forever massacred by the critics

Long wait for nothing? Duke Nukem Forever is released and has convinced almost everyone: not much. Indeed, to some international media is a product less than mediocre, wounded by her difficult pregnancy and belonging to the late nineties, more than 2011. Pending the review of Multiplayer. com, which will arrive very soon, we see some numerical ratings received dall'attesissima fourth incarnation of the Duke.

Boycott For reservations of BF3

Fans of Battlefield 3 does not seem to be happy with the decision by EA to give the DLC "Physical Warfare Pack" to those who book the game. Currently about 1800 people have labeled the initiative as "very bad" on the official forum. The site Reddit has even launched a petition to boycott the booking of the game.

Why so much fuss about such a thing? Simple, according to fans the DLC in question to an unreasonable advantage in battle. The physical Warfare Pack, in fact, include "extremely powerful weapons and equipment" as the Type-88 light machine gun, the SKS sniper rifle, ammunition, special (capable of piercing armor) for the semi-automatic shotgun DAO-12 and so on .

Minecraft 2.5 million copies sold

Only pre-sales Minecraft confirms increasingly mass phenomenon with the latest results announced by Mojang in terms of sales. 2.5 million copies sold, which is of a game not yet reached its final version, is an incredible achievement, in fact, considering the indie production. "As much as Diablo 1 and Far Cry," said Markus Persson on his twitter.

It also announced the possibility that the release of the game is postponed by a week of the date indicated on 11 November. Meanwhile, Minecraft is in beta and is available for pre-sale at € 14.95. At the conference held at E3 2011, Microsoft announced a game coming exclusively on Xbox 360, while also waiting for IOS versions Xperia Play.

Design U Wii "final"

As stated by Nintendo of America boss Reggie Fils-Aime to VentureBeat, from the aesthetic point of view Wii U "was shown in its final form." Same thing with regard to the controller, also shown in an "almost final," said Fils-Aime. "Working with the concept before the birth of the tablet and in any case, the Wii controller U is not a tablet, 'says Nintendo U.S.

boss. "We opted for an approach that will allow us to meet the needs of all categories of users, but in line with the policies of Nintendo, the Wii experience of U will be accessible from the economic point of view and consistent in terms of content ". Fils-Aime says that Nintendo finally has no intention to develop a Wii version of U Skyward Sword and in the past such an operation was carried out for the GameCube title, Zelda: Twilight Princess.

Capcom defends DR2: Off the Record

Vancouver Capcom has once again defended Dead Rising 2: Off the Record by the accusations of those who believes the spin-off a commercial transaction. "When we announced the game at Captivate we have left open two questions: the price and news that will enter," says executive producer Jason Leigh. "At E3 we showed the Theme Park and new gameplay mechanics, this corresponds to one of two questions.

Move or FIFA 12 without Kinect: a clear choice

The game does not add value to the vice president of EA Sports, Andrew Wilson, explained the reason for the absence of support for PlayStation and Move Kinect in PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of FIFA 12. This is a point of view that, at least for the time being, has led not to apply the support on the new football simulation, "We have learned through the course of that use of the Wii controller to add value," explained Wilson Eurogamer.

Tekken also on PlayStation Life

At E3 Namco Bandai has announced new games in the Tekken series for U Wii and Nintendo 3DS, but in future the company might also launch a chapter on the new handheld console from Sony. "We're thinking, I'm interested in the speech," said a source on Videogame producer Katsuhiro Harada. "Right now we have many projects related to Tekken, our fans probably do not even know the order of publication of the new games." Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be available in autumn in the arcades of Japan, while Tekken Street Fighter x, x Street Fighter Tekken, Tekken Tag Tournament HD, Tekken and Tekken 3DS U Wii will arrive in the coming months on various platforms.

Sega: Wii will be released in the U spring-summer 2012

Possible? We begin full-date on the output of U Wii with a very authoritative estimate, the dell'EVP marketing, Sega, Alan Pritchard, according to which the new Nintendo console should arrive between spring and summer of 2012. Obviously this is a guess, but it is likely that insider Pritchard has given some tangible on which to base their thoughts.

Speaking specifically of Sonic Generations, the new chapter of Sonic due out this fall, Pritchard said that if the new consoles really came in the spring of 2012, probably would not enjoy a special version of the game. Source: Gamespot

Kotick vs. Riccitiello at E3

New chapter in the battle between Electronic Arts and Activision, the publisher of two FPS that will vie for supremacy in the fall in the category of first-person shooter Battlefield Modern Warfare 3 and 3. "I can not tell you what I think of a product until I see it," said the CEO of Activision, Bobby Kotick, the news agency Reuters.

"I saw Battlefield on PC, no one has seen him turn on the console." "Our consumers play in particular on the console. Until I see that version I can not comment." "It's the beginning of the war, Kotick is recognizing the threat," he says Riccitiello. "Our game is better than the PS3 version of their Xbox and PC Battlefield Modern Warfare is more than 3 on the PC.

No co-op for Resident Evil: Revelations

Capcom has confirmed the game for Nintendo 3DS, Resident Evil: Revelations, will offer only a single player gameplay. "The game is based on the atmosphere of horror, is not developed to such an experience of co-op," said a source on Videogame producer Masachika Kawata. "This time we focus on single player." "It will be a true story of Resident Evil.

I want to revive the feeling that made the famous horror series. I want to take this kind of experience in the 3DS to see who knows the particular variant in action that even the old episodes are funny. Perhaps in this way will return to the first chapters.

The design of the Wii is probably the definitive U

Both the controller that the console is often the case that the devices show a year after their launch on the market are further subject to cosmetic changes also significant, as demonstrated also by the first appearance of the Nintendo DS, to stay on topic. However, Nintendo said it will probably not be the case with U Wii, the form should remain broadly unchanged from now arrive in stores.

The controller was therefore shown with its final design, and the same console, although shown very little, should be the one that will then actually sold. This is reported by Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, who also did not rule out the possibility of some very minor changes.

The update will introduce Minecraft 1.7 of "adventures"

Something that encourages exploration and combat Notch, the famous game designer Mojang Minecraft maker, revealed that the next update to the game of building "social" will introduce some new features like new "adventures." The update 1.7, "to lighten a little 'play, will make it more satisfying exploration and combat," said Notch in reference to these mysterious "adventures" which could then be the fate of these structures.

Epic Nintendo violated by hackers

The European Nintendo website and the official website of Epic Games have finished in the crosshairs of hackers. According to both companies, data on credit card users have not been subtracted. "We are aware of a possible threat of phishing on the European website of Nintendo," says Nintendo of Europe on the portal.

"As a precaution we have blocked access to some sections. The credit card details are not at risk." Epic Games has spoken of the attack information in a written message from CEO Tim Sweeney and published on the forum of the company. "Our site and forums have been breached by hackers lately.

Patrice Desilets: THQ is now moving to the actual

What will he be planning? Is realized in these days of the passage Patrice Desilets at THQ, already announced in October 2010. One of the main minds behind the project Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed is then passed to the court of THQ and apparently has something in mind for the new publisher, even though they are not being disclosed in this regard.

Danny Bilson, head of THQ, he claims not to know what steps to head Desilets at the moment but that can not wait to hear it, starting this week when the new role of former Ubisoft become effective.

Start with THQ's adventure Désilets

The former Patrice Desilets Ubisoft has finally started to work for THQ, the publisher with whom one of the minds that gave birth to Assassin's Creed has signed a GREEMENT for the development of two games. "I'm excited," said a source Videogame Danny Bilson few days ago. "I do not know what is coming up, it's true, I swear on my children." "On Monday I'll call him and ask him everything, only then I will talk about his new project.

Zelda: Skyward Sword only on Wii, says Reggie Fils-Aime

No double output The president of Nintendo, Reggie Fils-Aime responded to a direct question on the possibility of simultaneous output on the Wii and Wii U of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword with a denial. So there will be double and simultaneous output to the next chapter of Zelda and this "because Zelda: Skyward Sword was built to be played with a Wii controller." On the other hand, this does not rule out with another edition of that game is likely to leave even after the new Nintendo console, it seems.

Duke Nukem Forever on top in UK

Duke Nukem Forever debuted in first place in the UK software charts. Second place for LA Noire, beaten after three weeks of the domain in Britain. Third Zumba Fitness, followed by Infamous 2 and LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean. Sixth for DiRT 3, Brink for seventh, followed by Red Faction: Armageddon, Black Ops and Portal 2.

Duke Nukem's best-selling Xbox 360

Xbox 360 has once again won the "format war" in UK, 57% of sales of Duke Nukem Forever has been made to record the version for Microsoft consoles, 27% from the PlayStation 3, only 10% from the PC version (digital sales not included). The U.S. portion of the console increases with the new Red Faction, Armageddon, in which case the Xbox 360 version wins with 70% of sales followed by the PS3 (6%) and from the PC version (4%).

The Nintendo 3DS Surpasses 1 Million in Japan

The DS got the same result in one third of the time, but According to data collected by the press of Japan, the Nintendo 3DS would reach one million units sold in Japan. This is clearly an excellent result, since the house of Kyoto and its many fans, which bodes well for the future of the handheld have also seen the recent announcement of new first party titles of great attraction.

But we must also say that the Nintendo DS reached the same goal in the third time, using for the accuracy thirteen weeks from the date of marketing. The Nintendo DSi XL has instead put twenty-five weeks.

PS Move "not rich" FIFA

Andrew Wilson of EA Videogame source told that the publisher has no intention of supporting PlayStation Move in later chapters of FIFA, the use of Kinect for FIFA 13 but has already been announced. "We have not yet focused on PS Move to FIFA, but in future we may consider." There are some issues we must resolve and Move it is currently not one of them.

We worked on the motion controller for the PS3 with Tiger and other sports that lend themselves to its use. Move does not enrich the experience of FIFA, is a lesson we learned with the Wii controller. "

Robin plays Batman in Arkham City

Robin will be a playable character in Batman: Arkham City. As reported by Game Informer, Robin Challenge will be used in two maps as a bonus granted to those who buy the game at the U.S. retailer Best Buy. Batman: Arkham City in 2011 will be available on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

DiRT 3 topped the charts in its opening weekend sales

The racer from Codemasters is getting excellent results on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in the first weekend of sales, DiRT 3 has won the top of the charts PS3, Xbox 360 and PC (source: GFK). In this case, the Codemasters title he finished first place in the Xbox 360, PS3 in second place and third place in the PC.

An impressive result, announced by the favorable opinions of the press which is expressed as follows: DiRT 3 is a racing game really good, fun, and it is technically thrilling. The circle of evidence of absolute value is then closed by the magnificence of the graphic engine, able to immerse in nature to the video player and amaze me every refraction on vehicle body.

Codemasters hacked

The publisher Codemasters has admitted to having suffered a cyber attack that involved the company's official website, the page for the redemption of Dirt 3 VIP code, eStore and the Codemasters Codemasters Codem database. According to the publisher, hackers have stolen credit card information, but they are in possession of Xbox Live Gamertag, e-mail, passwords, user names.

In case of doubt, the publisher may want to contact customer service by sending an e-mail to custservice @ Codemasters. com.

Molyneux apologized for the demo of Fable Journey

Peter Molyneux apologized for the confusion has arisen following the announcement of the game for Kinect, Fable: The Journey. During Microsoft's E3 conference was shown a video which shows the gameplay of a first-person action game on rails, but according to the creator of the Fable movie does not do honor to the characteristics of the title for Xbox 360.

"I made a terrible mistake with the demo, I removed the navigation that allows the player to move," said Molyneux in OXM. "Fable: The Journey is not a game on rails."

Also plays Robin in Batman: Arkham City, comes the confirmation

The character, however, be part of a chain of exclusive U.S. The last rumor on the presence of Robin in Batman: Arkham City dates back to March 2010, when the list of actors who participated in the dubbing of the game just revealed that the Boy Wonder would have been in the game. Today comes the confirmation, even if the news for now is not the best, Robin is actually a playable character along with Batman and Catwoman, but only in two special challenges and only those who book for the game at the American chain Best Buy.

Spain arrested three hackers Anonymous

Spanish police have arrested three suspected members of hacker group Anonymous in relation to the attacks suffered by the Central Electoral Junta of Spain and the PlayStation Network. The names of the suspects were not disclosed, according to The Register. The three suspects were arrested in Barcelona, Alicante and Almeria, the Spanish authorities it would be "key cells" by Anonymous.

A server hosted in Gijon was seized in the same operation.

Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D can repeat the success of Mario 64

Nintendo is convinced of the potential of the game according to Nintendo, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D can do for 3DS that the reduction of Super Mario 64 did for the DS. Reduction since its release in 2005, has sold over six million copies worldwide. Roger Langford, marketing assistant for Nintendo UK told MCV: "Super Mario 64 was evidence of great success and still sells well in 2011.

Mass Effect 3 "more accessible" with Kinect

The boss of EA Games, Frank Gibeau said that the implementation of Kinect in Mass Effect 3 is derived from the desire to reach new audiences. "Mass Effect has a complex combat system. There is a story and there are choices. For some players who do not buy 12 titles a year, but maybe only 2 or 3 features some of the gameplay may seem difficult for you.

We want to make it game more accessible without sacrificing depth and quality. Kinect is a wonderful technology that allows us to do so. " The device for the Xbox 360 allows you to select a voice lines of dialogue and the protagonist's voice to give orders to your team. "The hardcore gamers will feel stronger in this way, newcomers will find the game more accessible." "By now the games are so expensive and for return on investment is not enough to sell one million copies.

Criterion Games will not produce a game per year

Electronic Arts has decided to give the team time to develop new titles Criterion Games, responsible for the excellent Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, will not be forced by EA to produce a new title every year. The strategy of the giant California provides for alternating team for the NFS franchise, with this year's episode, The Run, run by Black Box.

This Criterion will give ample time to work calmly in a new Need for Speed to be published in November 2012. "Forcing Criterion to develop a game a year would be the worst idea possible," said EA's boss, Frank Gibeau, speaking to Eurogamer. "This would limit their creativity and, consequently, the quality of their work." Give the teams two years to build a new episode of Need for Speed is best, according to Gibeau.

"The FPS Turtle Rock is wild"

THQ boss Danny Bilson has praised the new shooter in development at Turtle Rock studios, authors of Left 4 Dead. "It's amazing, has an amazing design. I can not wait to share with you some information, because in terms of gameplay offers some interesting innovations." "These guys are smart, have developed Left 4 Dead, a fun game.

This song is wild. I've never seen a design so promising." Danny Bilson has confirmed that the announcement of the game coming in a few months.

U Wii on par with PS3 and Xbox 360, according to Carmack

Before E3, the Nintendo was presented at the studios of ZeniMax and Bethesda in an interview with GameSpot, John Carmack has admitted that he had the chance to see U Wii before the conference held by Nintendo at E3 2011, for accuracy in a presentation held at ZeniMax / Bethesda. The legendary programmer decided to skip the event to finalize work on RAGE, but still feels he can say that the new platform is placed on a par with the current HD consoles.

Need more time to MGS in HD

In an interview during E3 Videogame Source, the creative producer of Kojima Productions, Yoshikazu Matsuhana said that the original Metal Gear Solid will not be included in the collection to be published because HD graphics and gameplay are dated. "We wanted to put it to complete your collection. However, Metal Gear Solid for PSone is 1, the polygons are few.

At the time it was an original game but now it would make sense to put it in a collection HD. We are trying to bring in the new generation console of the chapters two and three but MGS does not allow us to do the same. " "We need more time to do the same thing with Metal Gear Solid 1. It is not only texture but also in gameplay.