Monday, August 1, 2011

Using Internet Explorer? Then you're stupid ...

An analysis made in 2006 and repeated during the current year, it emerged that those who use the Internet Explorer browser has a lower IQ. The smarter ones appear to be using Opera. The survey was conducted on a sample of over 101,000 people through the test Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS). Apparently the results were also deducted from the reluctance of IE users to change or upgrade your browser.

The Xbox 360 version of The Witcher 2 will arrive slightly late

CD Projekt has moved out of the end of 2011 to first quarter of 2012 The Xbox 360 version of the critically Witcher 2 will not be a simple port, and conversion processes seem to take longer than expected. For this reason, developers of CD Projekt has announced that it has changed the release date of the game, moving the end of 2011 to first quarter of 2012.

It seems to have affected the decision is also a legal issue between the team and publisher Namco Bandai, for the distribution of the title in the territories of Western Europe, Asia and South and Central America. "We decided not to procrastinate and let our fans know immediately that the release of the Xbox 360 version of The Witcher 2 has been moved to the first quarter of 2012.

PlayStation Life at the end of October?

PlayStation Life could arrive in European stores even earlier than expected towards the end of October. The rumor was born from a leaflet English Blockbuster (which you can see below) which recounts how the release date for both models of PSV October 28. Obviously Sony was called to confirm the veracity of the information, but the company did not give an exact date, saying only that the console will come gradually over the Christmas period.

Star Wars: The Old Republic - Official novel Available

An exciting new novel, brought to Italy from Multiplayer. Editions en Sean Williams continues to tell the story of Star Wars deinterlace the video game world with the paper. His new novel, Star Wars - The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance, is an introduction to the events of the new Bioware MMO, and tells the story of an invitation of the Republic, a Jedi Padawan, a mysterious Mandalorian soldier and a woman fall from grace.

Soul Calibur V in action to EVA 2011

Three new videos of the gameplay during the EVA 2011, which also have the exciting tournaments played Tekken 6, Katsuhiro Harada Daishi Odashima and Namco Bandai have revealed three new videos of the gameplay of Soul Calibur V. This is the same view demo at Comic-Con in San Diego, then three scenarios (the bridge of a ship, a courtyard surrounded by a gate and a kind of desert) within which there are three different battles: against Zwei Patroclus, Siegfried and Mitsurugi against Ivy against Natsu.

Nintendo learns from past mistakes

The price cut announced recently the Nintendo 3DS is unusual for the Japanese, but apparently was dictated by the desire not to repeat past mistakes. In a recent question and answer session with investors in Tokyo, in fact, Satoru Iwata said that Nintendo was able to make the decision in question because of what we learned at the time of the GameCube.

To this was added as a good financial situation of the company, thanks to the success of Wii and DS has been able to take some risk by lowering the selling price of the 3DS but at the same time developing the Wii U.

Beastie Boys: a DLC for Rock Band 3

Veterans, pioneers of hip-hop, the bad guys. Call them what you will but they are the Beastie Boys and Rock Band 3 will arrive tomorrow along with a soul legend James Brown. The pieces of the Beasties will be available Make Some Noise and No Sleep Till Brooklyn, while the great James will see Super Bad, Pts 1 & 2.

PlayStation Life, increased support for independent teams

Sony has donated four development kits Icon Games To ensure the best possible support to a platform, so we must focus on excellent productions, but without ignoring the good that can bring out independent developers. This seems to be the new philosophy of Sony, as affected by the Great Little War Game (RTS IOS devices already available for PlayStation and outgoing Life), has decided to donate four development kits Icon Games, authors of game.

Thief 4 will start the series

With the release of Deus Ex: Human Revolution just around the corner it seems that Eidos Montreal has finally decided to dedicate a Thief 4, already announced back in 2009. The game we know little or nothing, but finally starting to get out some information about the fold that will take the title in the near future.

According to a blog post by Ruben Farrusi, designer at Eidos Montreal, "Thief 4 is the new beginning of a series enjoyed by millions of players." Will perhaps say that the producers will resume the original design of the first chapter proposing the adventures of the legendary Garrett? We look forward to new updates.