Thursday, August 4, 2011

Gameplay trailer of the Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons

The remake will be released for XBLA in September Apparently there has been a recent rediscovery of the Double Dragon series: After the interesting remake of the first episode to the iPhone OS platform, with redesigned characters and stages for the occasion, here comes on Xbox Live Arcade remake of the second episode.

Will be called Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons and will be available in September. Developed by Interactive Barunson unknown, probably a Korean team, the game will have the burden of reinventing one of the greatest classics of the 80s, for the occasion by adopting a polygonal graphics (which, frankly, reminiscent of games for Saturn).

PlayStation Life will not arrive before 2012

The disappointing news comes directly from Kaz Hirai Kaz Hirai has confirmed that PlayStation Life unfortunately will not be distributed in the U.S. and Europe before next year. At the same time, it is quite possible for a launch in Japan before the end of 2011. The release of Sony's new handheld console was in Italy was widely attached to the Christmas season or immediately before.

Among the reasons given by Hirai to justify the postponement is that, very valid, of wanting to ensure that the launch will be accompanied by a good number of titles of great attraction.

PES: 70 million copies sold worldwide

Konami has announced that worldwide sales of Pro Evolution Soccer series has exceeded 70 million copies. A very important news, which prepares the best company for the launch of PES 2012. The publisher has seen a growth in revenue of 3.3% in the first three months of fiscal 2012, for a total of almost 500 million euros.

The hopes for the future are decidedly optimistic note with the exit of the new PES, but also promising Neverdead Downpour and Silent Hill.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is also coming to Wii

Treyarch will be to deal with the conversion? During a meeting with shareholders, Activision Blizzard has confirmed rumors about the Wii version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. This is great news for those who had enjoyed the previous episodes of the series on Nintendo consoles. Has not yet been revealed who will look to make the conversion, although it will probably be Treyarch to do so, after treating the reductions of Black Ops, Modern Warfare and World at War for Wii.

Steam continues to install DirectX

Valve has Steam installed DirectX explained why every time you install a new game, regardless of its "age". This is not an error or a system to control the updating of the libraries of our PC. It all depends, it seems to be the same as Microsoft has "organized" the operating system. "As for us we could only do one thing," said a representative from Valve, "do a check every time you downloaded a game from Steam to see if the correct DirectX is already installed." "Given the small size of the file, however, the advantage in terms of time would not be substantial."

Rugby World Cup 2011

It is available from yesterday, today, if you download on PSN, the demo of Rugby World Cup 2011, created by HB Studios and distributed by 505 Games. Unfortunately, in the demo you can play for only five minutes to a match between England and South Africa, a small taste of what awaits fans of rugby, which until now had not provided any next-gen game dedicated to their favorite sport, but who can finally vent their passion, not only on the playing fields.

The price of the Wii U will not be revealed until 2012

Confirmation of this is exactly Satoru Iwata during the now famous meeting with shareholders after the publication of financial results for its first fiscal quarter 2011, Satoru Iwata said that the release date and price of U Wii will be announced next year Nintendo will have or how much material representative of a tech demo to promote the new console.

Iwata also admitted that the dramatic price cut on the Nintendo 3DS could work to deter potential early adopters of the Wii U, which perhaps could expect the same fate for the next flagship of the house in Kyoto. The only way to avoid such a situation, according to Nintendo President, is to regain the trust of its users.

Duke Nukem is updated on a PC

A big patch for the PC version of Duke Nukem Forever is available from a few hours. In addition to increasing the number of weapons carried during the single-player two to four, this update brings improvements in the automatic targeting system and a better yield effect blood. Were also updated rankings by removing those users who use cheats and improving the update.

For now, the development team has not announced a similar update for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution

Let's face it, there is a certain sadism that characterizes those Enux Square. Not only are we doing the sweating reviews queues Deus Ex: Human Revolution, barricading themselves behind security procedures so abstruse that I think will be able to review it a miracle, but we are continuing to bomb us video just to massively increase our saliva ! In the trailer we offer now, despite the title "Classified Information" could think of something, we can see a summary of all that Deus Ex: Human Revolution has to offer.

3DS, publishers are happy with the price cut

Nintendo's decision is designed to encourage a substantial increase in the installed base Satoru Iwata said that the publisher said they were relieved at the news of price cut of the Nintendo 3DS. "Some publishers were concerned about the price of the hardware, in their opinion, users would think twice before buying the console, though interested in their software," he said.

"Others began to doubt his enthusiasm about the possibilities of success of 3DS." With the price cut, all these doubts seem to have been allayed, he said the president of Nintendo.

3 Modern Warfare on Wii later this year

In Today Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, has put an end to rumors that they gave for "uncertain" the release of Modern Warfare on Wii 3. "We are pleased to finally announce, in a totally official, who also Modern Warfare 3 will arrive on Wii later this year," he said. "We do not want any gaming community would be deprived of the enjoyment that this game will be able to give." Although an exact date has not been disclosed, it is reasonable to assume that the title is intended to land on the Nintendo concurrently, or at worst a short distance from the release versions of the PC, PS3 and X360.

Borderlands 2 officially announced

2K Games and Gearbox Software announced today that the result of Borderlands is being developed at the studios of Gearbox Software. Scheduled for release on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, in the fiscal year 2013 of Take-Two, which begins April 1, 2012, 2 Borderlands resurface everything that has made its predecessor, which is so much action in that Pandora , and co-operation for up to 4 players.

Diablo III before the end of the year?

Many people were now resigned to the idea of being able to get their hands on Diablo III only in 2012, but apparently Blizzard was seeking to surprise everyone, throwing it on the market by the end of this year. Despite what you may think it is not simple addition of rumors, but official statements uttered by the CEO of the company, or Michael Morhaime, during the most recent meeting of the shareholders.

Activision will be generous with the Call of Duty XP

All participants in the event Call of Duty XP will have to pay $ 150, but not return home empty-handed. Activision has revealed new details of Call of Duty major event to be held in September. All participants of the Call of Duty XP will receive a voucher to obtain a free copy of the Hardened Edition Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, when the game comes out in November.

The event, which aims to bring together fans of the series, will feature various tournaments, such as Black Ops sponsored by Microsoft and the Xbox 360, which will be raffled off a prize of $ 1 million from Pharaonic Egypt. The total receipts will be given to charity organization Call of Duty: Endowment, which helps veterans readjust to normal life after the war.

3DS sales fall again

The announcement of the price cut should have a sharp brake on sales of the Nintendo 3DS, especially in Japan, and it did. The new laptop the company has sold 16,415 units, and Japan was fourth in the ranking of the hardware last week, behind PSP, PS3 and Wii. On the software front we find the head Everyone's Rhythm Heaven for the Wii, followed by Queen's Gate Spiral Chaos Devil Survivor 2 for PSP and DS.

Big profits for Warner

Apparently the past year has been very positive economically for Warner, and the merit of the games would be launched on the market in recent times, Mortal Kombat and Lego Pirates of the Caribbean all. In the period between April and June, the two just mentioned video games and sales of the DVD / Blu-ray last Harry Potter, Warner allowed to cash out the beauty of $ 2.8 billion, which resulted in an increase of 13% compared to the same period last year.