Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Gamecube games on Wii through WiiWare U?

Noa says things Un'executive A mysterious enigmatic phrase by Amber McCollom of Nintendo of America, issued nintendoGal, several open questions about the future possibilities for WiiWare on Wii U. It could be a misunderstanding, but this is what McCollom said the site in question: "Gamecube discs are not compatible with Wii U, but a number of games that were playable on GameCube can be downloaded from the WiiWare".

Double Eleven exclusively for Sony

Double Eleven, the new British study that is researching the development of LittleBigPlanet Life, has signed an exclusive agreement with Sony. Founded by former members of Rockstar Leeds in 2010, this team will develop not only this first project, but other titles for the console of the great S. .. Including the PlayStation 3.

"Partnering with Sony is a great achievement for us and allow us to reach even more quickly and safely the objectives we set ourselves," said CEO Lee Hutchinson excited.

PopCap brings its games on Android

Already installed in mobile PopCap has signed a partnership agreement with Sony Ericsson to bring its games on devices belonging to the conglomerate. In particular, these games will be included as a pre-installed in smartphones in question: Xperia mini and mini pro Plants vs. Zombies will contain, for example, Peggle and Chuzzle are already installed in them.

PopCap its part claims to have found the hardware very well with Sony Ericsson, enhanced by the Mobile Reality Display and Bravia Engine. The agreement for the time should apply to the European market, the full list of available titles within the various devices will be announced shortly.

Unreal Engine - The Samaritan demo is playable

Although extremely limited speaking with some employees of Epic, CVG has discovered that the  Samaritan demo, made to show the new features (and future) Unreal Engine, not only in real time but actually playable. Unfortunately, Epic has confirmed that there are no plans to make a game, even if it is not impossible that the same as Gears of War was created as a demo, but in any case we should still wait for the next generation to see something.

The Darkness II delayed - New details on the title at Comic-Con

The Darkness II will be playable in San Diego that 2K has officially announced a 4-month delay for The Darkness 2, and particularly the long-awaited shooter then slipping from October 2011 to February 2012. Obviously we hope that the delay serve to implement new elements and is not caused by problems in development.

The sad news if it adds a positive though. The title will be present in playable form at Comic-Con in San Diego and present, as well as to test new weapons and new possibilities of demonic arm, will be aware of new details about The Darkness II.

Apple sells 9 million iPad in 3 months

According to the latest published financial reports, Apple sold 20.34 million of the beauty of the iPhone and iPad 9.25 million over the past three months ... giving, in fact, a whole new meaning to the words "best seller". For the last quarter of the company's revenue rose to 7.3 billion dollars, an increase of 125%.

This is the best performance ever. "We sell almost every iPad we produce," said chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer.

Tomb Raider: Turning Point

The Tomb Raider brand, we know, found in the last E3 in Los Angeles, a time of great revival. Thanks to a new setting if you do horror very survival, our Lara Croft will have to discover their potential in a sandbox, which apparently is going to be quite threatening. In this video, very interesting for fans of "behind the scenes", we discover how the interaction between Crystal Dynamics and Visual Works in Tokyo has led to the Tomb Raider video called Turning Point.

New DLC for Homefront

THQ has announced the arrival of a new map pack for the controversial FPS Homefront. The DLC in question is called The Rock and will consist of two new maps clearly inspired by the movie that bears the name: Alcatraz, the notorious prison set into disuse, and Bridge, which will see us move around the famous bridge in San Francisco.

Also contained in the expansion will also be two new areas for Team Deathmatch: Waterway and Overpass. The DLC will arrive "soon" to Xbox Live at a price of 400 points and then on PC and PSN.

The Darkness II delayed to 2012

2K Games has decided to postpone the February 10, 2012 the release of The Darkness II. The FPS was taken from the famous comic strip originally scheduled for October 7, 2011, but the developers at Digital Extremes need more time. The feeling is that in addition to the factors just described, the publisher has plans to launch the game in a period less crowded than outputs, to avoid being swallowed up by the most famous and recognizable titles.

Apple's record results for third quarter 2011

IPhone sales increase by 142%, 183% of the iPad Apple today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2011, ended June 25, 2011. E 'record for quarterly revenue of 28.57 billion dollars, with a net quarterly profit (also record) to 7.31 billion dollars, equal to $ 7.79 per diluted share.

These results compare with those in the same quarter last year, when the company reported a tnet quarterly profit of 3.25 billion dollars, equivalent to $ 3.51 for diluted share. Gross margin was 41.7%, compared to 39.1% in the same quarter a year ago.

Rocketbirds announced for PSN

The acclaimed indie game for PC Rocketbirds belonging to the series prepares to arrive on PlayStation Network, as announced by the developers directly Ratloop Asia." It's necessary to kill many penguins, solve puzzles, foment a revolution and, at times, drive the jetpack," wrote the producer Tan Sian Yue on the PlayStation Blog.

The original game for PC, Rocketbirds: Revolution!, Got three nominations at the Independent Games Festival in 2010. Hardboiled Chicken will be available for download on PSN "2011/inizio at the end of 2012."

The co-founder of Irrational Games creates a new study

The team is named Blue Manchu and card game will take care of Jonathan Chey, co-founder of Irrational Games Irrational and former boss of Australia, has created a new development team: Blue Manchu. Already announced their first project: Card Hunter, a card game browser. Blue Manchu actually exists since August 2010, but worked in secret so far.

The team includes several former developer Irrational Games, such as Richard Garfield, Creator of Magic: The Gathering. Speaking to MCV, Chey said: "Our goal is to create innovative and original titles. Card Hunter is a good example of what we want to do, since it mixes the kind of board game with MMO-style features." He has not yet been set a release date for Card Hunter, but there is already talk of a possible conversion of the game for the iPhone OS platforms.

Serious Sam: Kamikaze Attack

Digital has announced it will donate this month will launch the iPhone OS and Android platforms, the game Serious Sam: Kamikaze Attack. With more than 40 levels of pure action Kamikaze Attack will test our skills through intense situations laden with a good dose of insanity. The basis of the fun will be guaranteed by the need to avoid dangers and eliminate the enemy, relying on numerous weapons in the game.