Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Iwata: Wii U could be portable

Nintendo had considered the possibility to realize U as the Wii console and portable hardware, not as controllers of the next "home". To say this was the company's president, Satoru Iwata, during an interview with Gamasutra. "We had several meetings before giving way to the Wii project in the U and output is more than one occasion out of the idea of creating a handheld." "In the end we chose this direction because the hardware we had in mind was too powerful for a laptop and the battery would last a very short".

PS Life, still unsure on the final design

As stated by the boss of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studio, Shuhei Yoshida, Sony is still asking for feedback about third party to the arrangement of keys on the PlayStation Life. The new handheld console from Sony include the PlayStation button, two shoulder buttons and two analog sticks, but the company would still have some doubt on the button layout.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 does not support Kinect

Removed all the features for the new device Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 will launch on Xbox 360 without any capability for Kinect. It was the same development team, EA Bright Light confirmed the news to you, also stating that he wanted to concentrate the main efforts on the experience, making the most of the atmosphere of the film and the fights.

The first video game was released in November, together with the film, and was overwhelmed by negative criticism just for the flood of various bugs and problems that characterized it. Will be successful developers in just eight months to recover? However, the release date is confirmed for July 12 on all platforms.

Sucker Punch is hiring for a new PS3 game

Sucker Punch, the developer behind the two inFamous, is recruiting staff to work on a new video game for PS3. Reading on the official website, there are vacancies for an art director, a senior producer, a lead sound designer and a senior game designer. All figures are required for the new game.

The PS3 is only mentioned platform. Who knows what they will be preparing beautiful.

Portal 2 has sold three million copies, says Newell

The boss at Valve, you miss the data at an event in New York during his speech to Games for Change, in New York City, Gabe Newell said that Portal 2 has sold three million copies since its release on 18 April 22 in the U.S. and here. Newell did not specify which platforms make reference, it is likely that the figure takes into account not only PC, Mac, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but also sales on Steam, the latter accessible just by the boss at Valve, but has never before been widely publicly.

FIFA 12: Official release date announced

The PC version will be like the PS3 and Xbox 360. Electronic Arts has announced the dates of the official release of FIFA 12: September 27 in North America and September 30th in Europe. The game should be out in the following models: iPhone, iPod Touch, Nintendo 3DS, PC, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360.

"Apple will dominate the video game"

According to ex-Sony, Phil Harrison, in ten years, Apple "will be the video game industry." The manufacturer of the iPhone and iPad will dominate the market within ten years, as stated by the former manager of Sony's Edge. "If we consider the market share they are getting and is projected over the next ten years, we realize that Apple could represent the entire industry." "I am referring to the popularity of devices such as iPhone, iPod, all part of a unique ecosystem, I speak of the phenomenal speed with which Apple has sold 15 million iPad, also according to some studies, the most popular activity is just on the iPad the use of video games, I think the trend will grow."

Iron Front: Liberation 1944 - the first trailer

Deep Silver has released the first trailer for Iron Front: Liberation, 1944, exclusively for PC, tactical shooter set in Poland during the Second World War. Players assume the role of a Russian soldier or German, in the two respective campaigns set on opposite sides.

In addition to controlling the character, the player can also give orders to the tanks via a specially designed strategic. Among the vehicles stand out tanks reproduced Panzerkampfwagen VI, "Königstiger" German and Russian JS2 Stalin, or fighter aircraft like the Focke Wulf 190 and Stukas as they dive bombers or Petlyakov EP-2.

Hitman: Absolution will be more accessible, not easier

The game will offer new opportunities for greater variety but it will simplify the experience Tore Blystad, foreman of Hitman:Absolution. He said that the title will not be easier than the previous chapters, but it will be more flexible. We may in fact be hiding in every shadow play is in full style action and developers say that thanks to the new dynamic artificial intelligence.

Limited Edition coming for Black Ops

According to GameStop's U.S. website, from June, 28 stores in North America will be available a limited edition of Black Ops for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. For the new version of the game, Activision will have the same purchase price, the standard packages will include maps for the shooter.

A new trailer for The Cursed Crusade

Action and history come together in the trailer in the game and The Cursed Crusade promises to be an extremely complete with dynamic combat action, 90 combos, over 130 weapons and cooperative. But the plot will have an important role in guiding us through the chapters 5 and 40 missions that will take us to and through the Fourth Crusade.

This new trailer shows us some close-game characters who, though not particularly rich in terms appear to be polygonal with regard to the character. The Cursed Crusade - Trailer 3

Applicants for the 2011 Game Critics Awards

The 2011 edition of the Game Critics Awards publishes today the nominees for awards in various categories, showing a preference for general 3 Uncharted: Drake's Infinite Deception and Bioshock. The assessments are based largely on what we saw at the recent E3 2011, where the two titles in question were rather forces, while other major candidates turn out to be Battlefield 3, Tomb Raider, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Batman: Arkham City, Star Wars: The Old Republic, From Dust and Sound Shapes, all with three nominations apiece.

Farm Machines Championships Announced

The developer has announced PlayWay Championships Farm Machines for PC and Xbox 360. Game objective is to overcome opponents using a variety of farmers and agricultural machinery. The game includes multiplayer competitive and cooperative, yet to announce the publication date.

Crytek says the lack of a Second Sight 2

There was not enough interest in the head of the British division of Crytek, Karl Hilton, has revealed the reasons that led to the lack of a second chapter of Second Sight. The reason is actually very simple: lack of interest. "On a global level was not stimulated sufficient interest to consider a second chapter," said Hilton in Destructoid, "we had some ideas ready, but we decided that there was no need to continue with the franchise.

Some information about Resident Evil Revival Selection from Japan

Release date in Japan and disks from the pages of Famitsu get some new Resident Evil Revival Selection, announced the re-release in HD Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil Code Veronica for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The details do not represent official information and in any case it relates to the Japanese market only.

In Japan, the game should be released on September 8, 2011 at a price of 4490 yen, so within a budget range, with the PlayStation 3 version expected to reside comfortably in a Blu-ray while the Xbox 360 divided on two DVDs. Along with the renovations of the two high-definition titles listed above, there will be space within the disks for the two books "Resident Evil Archives" in digital format.

Yakuza reaches 5 million units shipped

A lot of Yakuza around the world. As reported by Andriasang, which in turn draws on official statements of Sega, Yakuza has reached the 5 million copies distributed worldwide. The news comes along with sales data from the new chapter, The End of the Yakuza, the new version of the horror game, which already has sold 400,000 copies in the first two weeks in Japan.

Dead or Alive: Dimensions back in Australian shops

With 15+ classification after an initial stop due to ambiguous content, with particular reference to nudity and the like, Dead or Alive: Dimensions is then returned in Australian shops. The game was re-classified by the Classification Board in the 15+ category, with the addition of warnings regarding "gameplay that contains references to sex and violence" and then put back on the market.

A date for Red Orchestra 2

Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad will be available on PC from August 30, the developer Tripwire Interactive has announced. According to the website of the game, Red Orchestra 2 will be released on Steam and other digital services at a price of $ 39.99 in the U.S. and "by appropriate pricing in other territories." The tactical FPS for PC is the sequel to Red Orchestra.

Square Enix aims Dragon Quest X for Wii U

A port or a new version? The head of Square Enix, Youchi Wada said that the publisher would now considering the possibility of developing a version Dragon Quest X specifically designed for Wii U. The revelation came in a conference for shareholders in Japan, where the head of the company reported a willingness to find a way to bring the game on both Wii and Wii U, in the case of a simple port or two different versions of the game.

City of Heroes gets free-to-play

City of Heroes will become free-to-play has announced NCSoft. Who will decide to not subscribe MMO will reach level 50, but will not have access to some elements of the game and it can not save more than two characters per account.

"We decided to improve the experience for City of Heroes, giving players more choices, more interesting rewards and best content ever made," says executive producer Brian Clayton. "And for the first time ever, players have free access to seven years of content." At the launch of free-to-play model, will become the name of the game City of Heroes Freedom and a new patch will bring other innovations.

The demo of Duke Nukem Forever available for all

At least for all those with XBLA and Steam After an exclusive Access for users of First Club, is finally becoming available to all owners of the Xbox 360 and Steam The demo of Duke Nukem Forever. Now you should know everything about the game, but if you want to touch it with his hand because you trust only yourself, take a look.

Rugby World Cup 2011 in partnership with the Rugby Football Union

Also two new screenshots released a press release, 505 Games has confirmed the release date of the Rugby World Cup 2011, or August 26, announcing at the same time exclusive partnership with the Rugby Football Union (RFU). The agreement will allow the use of officially licensed teams of the English league and the insertion of the stadium Twickenham.

In the coming days will be announced other similar agreements that will define better the whole package of game content. 505 Games has also released two screenshots from the game to give an idea of the work behind this ambitious project.

Spotted a new edition of Call of Duty: Black Ops

Watch lists reserves surprises on the list of known chain stores appeared in the title game "Call of Duty: Black Ops Limited Edition with DLC," which should not be high unless the reissue of the last Call of Duty full all the DLC. The release is scheduled for June 28 on PS3 and Xbox 360, priced at $ 59.99.

A potential PC version was not listed. Activision will probably be the same to reveal the contents of the offer in the coming days.