Friday, August 12, 2011

Price drop for PlayStation 3?

Milla Jovovich in Resident Evil

Bloody Disgusting has confirmed the site and the next film in the series Resident Evil, Retribution, Milla Jovovich will resume her role of Alice. The news was far from obvious since after Resident Evil: Afterlife the same Jovovich had declared its intention to abandon his role. Perhaps the decision to change has helped her husband Paul WAS Anderson, director of upcoming movies, and even the last, which is slated for September 14, 2012.

OnLive lands in the United Kingdom

The first transatlantic service (in chronological order) on-demand gaming service via streaming, OnLive, is about to reach the Old Continent, after a break-in period and final activation in the USA. To be precise, when the platform is expected to arrive in the United Kingdom since September 22, 2011.

The launch will take place at the Eurogamer Expo in London, where it will be officially presented MicroConsole European version. On the same date, you can also register for the online service directly from your PC without going through the purchase of MicroConsole. The library of titles should be equal to that in North America, with hundreds of games available at launch and all the various features and options already enabled.

Atari to sell Cryptic Perfect World

It 'came just hours ago, the formalization of the sale by Atari Cryptic Studios team. The study was acquired by the Chinese company Perfect World, a manufacturer of MMOs, which has paid about 34 million euros. Atari will use the money received from the sale of the developers of City of Heroes and Champions Online to pay the debt accumulated by BlueBay Credit, but also to create social games and Mobile.

QuakeCon 2011, two interesting panels on video

A community manager on the other on the development of video games in the first person to tradition, during the QuakeCon 2011 were held several conferences of great interest, such as John Carmack's keynote, which we published a few days ago. The two videos below we propose two panels just as interesting.

In the first, "Community Managers: unmoderated", some community managers, of course, discuss their work and the relationship, often controversial, with the most passionate fans. Participate in the discussion Abbie Heppe (Respawn), Adam Pyle (id Software), Matt Grandstaff (Bethesda), Nick Breckon (Bethesda) and Ryan Schneider (Insomniac).

Sony and LG make peace

Sony and LG have ended their legal battle concerning the rights of Blu-ray. In February, LG had tried to prevent the sale of PlayStation 3 and Bravia televisions in the U.S. and Europe because of the violation of certain patents related to Blu-Ray. The first battle was won shortly afterwards by Sony, which had the green light for sale.

LG instead took a fine of about $ 130,000. Now the two companies appear to have buried the hatchet by signing an agreement that will allow both to take advantage of technologies at the heart of the dispute.

Investors push Nintendo to develop games for iPhone

The App Store is seen as a market focus strongly According to Bloomberg, investors because they would be pushing Nintendo leave the decision to produce games only for your hardware and start to develop games for iPhone OS platform, bringing App Store your most famous franchises. A clear example of the enthusiasm that would accompany such a solution we saw last month, when only the announcement of a Pokémon game for the iPhone has raised significantly the actions of the house in Kyoto.

Demos and discounts for Frozen Synapse

It 'time to try this cute indie Frozen Synapse, an interesting strategy developed by Mode 7, can now be tried before purchase, thanks to today's release of the demo on Steam. At the same time, the store digital Valve has put the title on offer at half price until August 15. A couple of good reasons, in short, to try and possibly buy the game.

While we're at, take a look also at the trailer below.

7 new trailers for Dynasty Warriors: Xtreme Legends

You can also see the Limited that will be sold in Japan 7 Dynasty Warriors: Xtreme Legends version of "extremist" Dynasty Warriors 7 of already available, will be available in Japanese stores from September 29. The trailer below shows the three new characters in action, making their way among hordes of enemies by dint of combos, as is traditional for the series.

Among the new Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends, also signal the presence of two new modes not yet announced, and the ability to play the campaign either alone or with a friend. 7 Dynasty Warriors: Xtreme Legends.

New app from the creator of DeathSpank

An interactive version of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy will be released for the iPhone OS platform thanks to Hothead Games. Hothead, DeathSpank series creator, is building the app on the iPhone and iPad will be released in the fall. The experience is designed for fans of Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy, in which the Guide to the Galaxy provides a wide range of useful information for space travelers.

New DLC for Shogun 2: Total War

Entitled "The Dawn of the Samurai," will be available in September SEGA and Creative Assembly have announced the release of a new DLC for Shogun 2: Total War, entitled The Dawn of the Samurai. Set four hundred years before the Sengoku period, the expansion will see us driving one of six different clans belonging to the families Taira, the Minamoto and Fujiwara, during the War of Gempei.

Dawn of the Samurai can be played alone or in multiplayer mode, and will boast, among other things, sixteen new maps and ten new vessels. There will also be four new units for the heroes, including Monaco and the skilled warrior Tetsubo Onna Bushi. The output of the DLC will be considered to release a patch that corrects a number of problems.

2 TrackMania Canyon comes in September, for the preorder bonus

If you book the game will have access to the beta 2 Ubisoft announced that TrackMania Canyon, the next episode of the popular online racing game for PC Nadeo Studio will be available from September 14, 2011. TrackMania fans who want to compete right away, the title can be booked from August 17 and so exclusive access to the multiplayer beta, from the same day.

A worthy heir of the original title, TrackMania Canyon 2 includes improvements in the extraordinary quality of the graphics, the realism of the races and network infrastructure, maintaining the same intuitive gameplay, immersive gameplay modes and all the tools, well known to the community, which have a unique set of TrackMania.

Mortal Kombat: Legacy Blu-ray

The movie Mortal Kombat: Legacy, which was launched on YouTube in several parts to celebrate the release of the latest chapter of Mortal Kombat will be released in Blu-ray. The film was divided into nine episodes, where it appeared people like Jax, Sonya, Scorpion and Sub-Zero. The Blu-ray, which was not confirmed any European version will be published on 8 November in the U.S. by Warner Bros.
The price of Blu-ray, with its exclusive content, will be $ 19.98. In addition to the film documentary, the disc will also contain the Mortal Kombat Legacy: Fights, dedicated to the creative process and the fatality of history. Other special features will be Mortal Kombat Legacy: Fan Made, Mortal Kombat Legacy: The Expanding Netherrealm, Mortal Kombat: Mysticism and Mortal Kombat: Gear.

Aliens: Colonial Marines will be a game accessible, according GearBox

Forget the complexity of the series Brothers in Arms Over the course of an interview with Official Xbox Magazine Magazine, Brian Martel of Gearbox Software has said that Aliens: Colonial Marines will be presented as a very accessible way, away from the complexity of the series Brothers in Arms, especially as regards the management and control of the team.

"Our teammates will play a decisive role in the clashes, but you can not give them orders," said Martel. "We want to create a very accessible," said Randy Pitchford, Gearbox boss. "The goal is to avoid complicated interfaces, commands, or team-attack maneuvers. The xenomorfi not eliminated in this way." "What matters will enjoy a fantastic experience for themselves and something even better when you play with friends," said Martel.

New details on Final Fantasy XIII-2

The director of Final Fantasy XIII-2, Motomu Toriyama, who has uncovered some previously unpublished details of the game starting to Mog, which will have an important role in this spin-off. While Final Fantasy XIII the furry animals were seen only sporadically in some billboards in FFXIII-2 will be the protagonists of two "things" and called Moogle Moogle Throw Hunt, on which, however, Toriyama did not want to reveal much except that we will be helped by in their finding of special items.