Friday, July 22, 2011

Unveiled the Xbox 360 bundle of Star Wars

At the launch of Star Wars Kinect will be distributed bundled dedicated to the famous movie franchise, which contains a limited version of the Xbox 360. The entire set, which will contain the console with 320GB skin R2D2 (Star Wars sounds associated with power and the opening of the basket of the DVD player), the controller version of C3PO, the Kinect, standard headphones , a copy of Star Wars Kinect, a Kinect Adventure and access to "exclusive downloadable content," in America will cost $ 499.99.

Three new entry for Street Fighter Tekken x

Straight from Comic-Con, 2011 Capcom has announced three new characters will be added to the already extensive roster of Street Fighter x Tekken. After the recent announcement of Dhalsim, which we had already talked a few weeks ago, the Japanese developer has announced that it anticipated the beat 'em up will also play as Poison, Steve Fox and Yoshimitsu.

We look forward to seeing them in action.

Batman: Arkham City is a game "episodic"?

The statements by the voice actor for Batman to suggest at least a lot 'of DLC in preparation In an interview with ComicBooked. com, Kevin Conroy, Bat Man's voice actor in the U.S. and UK version of Batman: Arkham Asylum, said the game was organized to "continue" through a series of downloadable episodes.

"Batman: Arkham City will offer an experience that can expand, you can download new episodes for a while 'time. I know because there were many sessions of dubbing." It remains to clarify the nature of these "episodes", but we are confident that we will release new details by Rocksteady shortly.

Microsoft Game Division, rising markedly

The Entertainment division of Microsoft has been an increase in revenue of 45% compared to last year, largely due to strong sales of the Xbox 360. The console has sold 13.7 million units in fiscal 2011, net income compared to 10.3 million in the previous period. 1.7 of these were sold in the last 3 months.

Even this figure has improved compared to 1.5 million in the corresponding quarter of 2010. The total revenue of the entire division, which includes Windows Mobile and Zune, I finally rose to 1.48 billion dollars compared to 1.14 last year.

The free-to-play is the future of the industry

It seems that the future of gaming is free-to-play, at least according to the forecasts of the leading figures in the industry, according to which this will be the predominant business model in the coming years. In a meeting held at Konica Minolta, the former head of Sony, Phil Harrison, and Chris Lee, co-founder of the creators of DJ Hero, Freestyle Games, spoke of a future free-to-play for the world of video games.

Apple rips leaders in their field to Nokia smartphones

According to the Financial Times, the house of Cupertino is currently the leader in that market, Apple has officially surpassed Nokia to become the world leader in the smartphone market. This result was achieved thanks to a recovery in sales records during the first two quarters of 2011, which saw the house in Cupertino go from a deficit of 5.5 million units from Nokia in Q1 to a surplus of 3.6 million units in Q2.

Comic-Con 2011 - New trailer for Starhawk

The game will tell its story with a very interesting style During the Comic-Con 2011, Santa Monica Studio and Sony have introduced a new trailer for Starhawk, the ideal sequel to Warhawk that will be released in 2012 exclusively for PlayStation 3. In the video we can see the interesting visual solutions adopted by developers to tell the story behind the game, which gives way to the gameplay itself.

Gears of War 3: The development diary of the Comic-Con 2011

After having shown at the fair, Microsoft has published Microsoft has published the diary of the development of Gears of War 3 shown at Comic-Con 2011. In addition to hear the developers talk about the game, you can see in the video also several gameplay sequences, which are always nice in the morning and make it better.

USA Date Spider-Man: The Edge of Time

In the last hours, straight from Comic-Con 2011, Activision has announced that Spider-Man: The Edge of Time, the title provided on all platforms out there, will be available in the U.S. market since September 27, 2011. Although not made any statement on the release of the game on the European market, it is presumed that does not deviate that much from the USA.

New trailer for Battlefield 3

See Paris and die DICE and Electronic Arts have released a new trailer for Battlefield 3, with gameplay sequences taken from the map Metro Operation, in the romantic setting (in this case not much) in Paris. The action is fast-paced and realistic, thanks to the particular motion of the viewing on the go.

In short, very few doubts about the quality that we will find the finished product. Battlefield 3 will be available from October 28 versions in the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Nintendo 3DS XL coming?

According to the latest rumors seem that Nintendo is preparing to make an announcement that does not define its "unpredictable". Yes, after swearing millions of gamers with the three different editions of the "old" Nintendo DS, it seems that the company intends to Japan to do the same with the 3DS - not expecting anyone, huh?.

The rumors say that the announcement of a 3DS XL would be imminent, but although Nintendo has not yet commented on the news, it is reasonable to assume that it is only a matter of time. In short, if you were planning on buying a 3DS, I suggest you keep your wallet close ... at least until the day when there will be a confirmation or denial on an improbable.

Xbox 360 bundle with the official Star Wars Kinect

A must for fans of the blockbuster movie The rumor that we reported about a couple of weeks ago has been reflected in an official announcement from Microsoft: here is the new bundle Kinect dedicated to Star Wars. As you can see from the photos, the Xbox 360 takes over the color of the robot R2-D2, while the controller is golden as C-3PO.

The Kinect included in the box is white instead. The price for this particular bundle in the U.S. will be $ 449.99, which could be 349 euros in Europe (still waiting for news on this). The pack will contain a copy of the game Kinect Star Wars, an Xbox 360 Slim 320 GB hard drive, a wired headset, the device Kinect, a wireless controller, play and downloadable content exclusive Kinect Adventures.

New trailer for Gotham City Impostors

The Battle of the imitators Developed by Monolith for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in 2012 and available on digital platforms Steam, XBLA and PSN, Gotham City of Batman Impostors will use the license in a manner at least imaginative. The Bat Man of the match they will not, nor likely to see its historical nemesis, the Joker.
No, to the clash in the streets of Gotham City will emulate bands more or less pathetic, armed with rifles and other strange things, in multiplayer mode and dynamic style that closely resemble Team Fortress 2.

Kotick: "Freedom to experiment and learn"

Activision boss Bobby Kotick, returns once again to speak and this time has something to say about his own company, which encourages, according to him, innovation and experimentation. Speaking to Forbes, Kotick said that one of the cornerstones of the system work in Activision are to give its participants the opportunity to experience and learn from their mistakes.

"This way of thinking has caused Activision to become what it is now," said Kotick dichiatato. "I do not get to say that we celebrated our failures, but they have learned a lot and have come out stronger." "As in a post-mortem process, we evaluated every time something did not go the right way and we left this for future projects." "Add to this the fact that we have always proposed a system of rewards for our team according to the results obtained, this eventually led to the creation of masterpieces like the last, and the next Call of Duty." Activision painting so the work seems a sort of paradise, but who knows what you really think the employees and freelancers.

Street Fighter Tekken x, trailers and gameplay from Comic-Con

Poison, Steve Fox and Yoshimitsu are added to the roster during the Comic-Con in San Diego, Capcom has revealed three more characters for the highly anticipated crossover fighting game Street Fighter x Tekken: it's Poison, Steve Fox and Yoshimitsu. At the same time, the house of Osaka has shown a new trailer and a video of the gameplay.

The latter was achieved by mounting the various fighting sequences, and gives a pretty good idea of what will be the dynamics of the clashes, in style Capcom. Source: VG247 x Street Fighter Tekken - Gameplay Trailer Comic-Con 2011 x Street Fighter Tekken - B-Roll Comic-Con 2011