Thursday, July 28, 2011

Capcom also declined in the first quarter of financial year 2011

56.9% less compared to 2010 sales of games in the first quarter financial results for fiscal 2011 is proving to be a little bitter 'for all companies. In the case of Capcom, there was a decline in sales of games of 56.9% over the same period of 2010, with 6.462 million yen, while operating profit fell by 76.5% with 419 million yen.

The House in Osaka has blamed the poor results to lack of major releases in the period from April to June 2011. According to Capcom, in addition, products such as Monster Hunter 3, Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D and Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition have basically achieved the sales targets set.

Epic critical cuts in the credits of LA Noire

Mike Capps, president of Epic Games, spoke of the cut of the names of 130 programmers by the recognition of LA Noire. In an interview with IndustryGamers Capps said: "I think the awards are a very important and extremely convenient. It costs nothing to put a guy in the credits after three years of work has had to move to Seattle before the launch of the game because his mother became ill."

Garry's Mod over a million downloads

Garry Newman has announced on his blog that his Garry's Mod for Half-Life 2 has surpassed one million downloads. "For me it's a great result, especially considering that it all started as a small change made six years ago," said Newman. Despite being recognized as the creator of the mod, Newman points out that there were many people who over the years have helped him to develop the project.

Garry Newman said he was working on a big secret project for when he reached that goal, but unfortunately it is not ready yet. Finally, Newman would like to thank all those who, directly or indirectly, have contributed to the project of Garry's Mod

Epic against Team Bondi

The history of exploited workers has scorched the entire industry's history of abuse and Team Bondi workers continues (we talked about here, here, here, here and here), enriched with a new actor unexpected Epic Games. Oddly Mika Capps, president of the study, does not want to sell the Unreal Engine to McNamara and his associates, but described the failure to mention in the credits of 130 developers of LA Noire "inexcusable." For Capps credits are very important and it was "fucking mean" does not include people who worked on the project for years, although later he had to leave for some reason.

Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D postponed to 2012

The game was scheduled for November Apparently, the release of Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D 3DS Nintendo has been postponed to 2012. The game was supposed to reach store shelves in November. Konami has not yet provided any explanation on the delay, which comes at a time not so happy about the new portable console with 3D graphics, considering the rumors of a possible "exodus" from developers and publishers.

Driver in San Francisco on PC will require a permanent connection

The Return of the Werewolf Ubisoft DRM has spoken on Twitter DRM Driver: San Francisco PC. You will be happy to know (we're ironic) that will be required to play a permanent internet connection, a bit 'as they did with Assassin's Creed 2 and other triple-A games. In short, it seemed that Ubisoft had abandoned this type of protection and yet here it is, probably modified and improved to better combat piracy (at least hopefully not make the fool of the old).

Professor Layton will arrive on Wii U?

Level-5 is seriously considering the possibility of bringing the series to Wii Professor Layton U. The company's president and CEO, Akihiro Hino, was greatly impressed by the controller "touch" the next Nintendo home hardware, and believes it to be perfect for this series. So far the series of Layton was confined on the portable console of the big N, but the Wii U could be the springboard to the next-gen.

Happy anniversary PlayStation Plus

This is the month of the first anniversary of PlayStation Plus and Sony has already started to celebrate it with some interesting initiative for subscribers. All service members will have access to free and exclusive to Hunter Armour Section 8: Prejudice and the first 1000 who buy the game will receive a complimentary first chapter of the series.

It will also free the game Crash Comet, which will please all lovers of the genre "tower defense".

Ultimate Worms Mayhemannounced

Team 17 has announced Ultimate Worms Mayhem for PC, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. The game, scheduled for this year, is described as a combination of enhanced and high definition 3 of Worms and Worms 4: Mayhem. In addition to offering content from both games, this new chapter will boast more missions, more puzzles, and even more customization for bastardissimi worms.

Team 17 also emphasized that the camera is finally improved and that more will be available for multiplayer maps.

The European release date for Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2

October 7, 2011 marked on the calendar Nintendo has finally announced the European release date for Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2, or 7 October 2011. The game will continue in the wake of his predecessor and, among the new features will allow players to connect with Dragon Quest VI: In the realm of dreams and Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the sky mode random encounters.

Please note that the game will be released exclusively on Nintendo DS/DSi.

DICE justifies the limit to 30fps BF3

DICE has decided to do something to calm the console users, angered by the fact that Battlefield 3 will run at only 30 frames per second on PS3 and Xbox 360. It has attracted particular sensation, especially since arch-rival Battlefield, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, travels exactly twice as fast, on the same hardware.

"People should not worry about the console," said Karl Magnus DICE in the pages of GamingExaminer. "This subject has been discussed far beyond its actual importance. The more experienced users, who have already taken a look at the resolution you are running today's games, will not be surprised that most of the titles have a resolution of modern 720p instead of 1080p.

The Old Republic beats the pre-orders record

Electronic Arts has announced that Star Wars: The Old Republic beat the record for the company's bookings. "We have not yet definitive numbers, but pre-orders have exceeded our most optimistic expectations," said Frank Gibeau, EA Games. Gibeau also stated that the only title capable of beating this record is sure to be Battlefield 3.

The outputs of the European PS Store for July 27

Annihilation, new map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops, will be the highlight of the outputs planned for July 27 on the Playstation Store. The Xbox 360 owners have already had to try it exclusively last month, but also tomorrow, PS3 users can download it at a price of € 14.49. If you are looking for something cheaper, this is also the week the great summer discounts from Sony, then for seven days more than 30 games will see their more or less drastically reduced price, an excellent time to buy that title you were keeping an eye on for months.

A date for the last Red Dead DLC

If you thought the world of Red Dead Redemption no longer had anything to give, you will be happy to know that Rockstar has announced today a new DLC, free of charge, which will close the life cycle of this unforgettable game. The name of the DLC Myths & Mavericks and his arrival is scheduled for a September date still unknown.

What is it? What was expected that awaits us is an add-on focused exclusively on the online multiplayer experience that will introduce a series of "characters adored by fans" and some unusual locations. According to what has been reported on the official website the DLC was founded as a tribute to all those who "have shown love and interest for the title since its release took place in 2010."

Anime Dragon Age postponed to 2012

According to a report by a joystick, the anime Dragon Age, which will be called Dawn of the Seeker, would be postponed to 2012. When the anime was announced FUNimation spoke of output by the end of 2011, but apparently the work is progressing more slowly than expected. The anime can count on the collaboration of MarkDarrah and Mike Laidlaw Bioware for its implementation, so we can expect a product very relevant to the atmosphere of the game.

New video for Need for Speed: The Run

Much more of a fan was amazed by the prolific EA's shown this year with Need for Speed series. After the wonderful fact Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and Need for Speed: Shift2, the announcement of a third installment, Need for Speed: The Run, it seemed to many an attempt to squeeze too the brand four-wheel EA.

Yet, a closer look, that's what was missing in the booklet of the series, since the two previous incarnations have left empty-handed who became captivated by the Underground series onwards. Here is the brand new video just released by EA, which, as you see, makes you understand very well where to hang the next Need for Speed Black Box.