Article Archive for November 2009
Providing the voice of Gaz in the first game, Craig Fairbrass returned to the fray in the latest Modern Warfare phenomenon, this time voicing the enigmatic Ghost.
Speaking during the spectacular Modern Warfare 2 launch event in London, Fairbrass revealed that we may be seeing Ghost again sometime in the future. This time in a staring role.
Pandemonium! is a 2.5D platformer that was released in 1996 for the original PlayStation.
Recently released on the PSN as a PSone Classic in North America, is Pandemonium! worth revisiting?
EA has announced when Madden NFL Arcade, a new take on the football series, will be releasing on the PlayStation Network.
The date to put in your diary if you’re interested is the 25th of November, and the amount of money you need to put aside will be $14.99.
New screens for Record of Agarest War have been unleashed. Want to see what it looks like? Course you do.
Previously a PSN exclusive and due last August, the game will now hit in spring of next year on both the PS3 and 360.
Becoming only the second full Beatles album to be released on The Beatles: Rock Back Music Store, MTV, Harmonix and Apple (anyone else want to get in on this?) are proud to announce that, arguably their most influential album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be available via DLC on the PSN next Thursday (the 19th).
A prequel to the events in the upcoming Assassin’s Creed II game, Lineage is Ubisoft’s first foray into movie-making.
Marrying live-action with assets created for the murderous capture-the-flag* sequel, the third and final part of the short-film is now available on YouTube for those wishing to watch the complete series in its entirety.
This weeks US video content update celebrates the 85th anniversary of MGM by offering classic movie titles starting at the low price of $1.99. Films include Dirty Work, Hannibal, Species, Soul Plane and Walking Tall.
Check out the Featured Collection section for a list of all available titles as well as, for the first time in digital format, The Wizard of Oz.
Square Enix have announced today, via a special video trailer on the official website, that Final Fantasy XIII will be released in Europe (plus other PAL territories) and North America on 9th March 2010.
In addition to the launch date, the game’s theme song is to be provided by X-Factor winner Leona Lewis.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time is hailed as one of the best arcade of all time. Naturally, it would only be a matter of time before it was ported to the PS3 and Xbox 360 as a downloadable title, complete with a graphics update and leaderboards.
So is Turtles in Time a proper remake of a classic or did the arcade game reach its pinnacle back in 1992 with the SNES edition?
Speaking in a highly recommended interview over at Eurogamer, SOE’s John Smedley has waxed lyrical about the current state of MMOs with the genre’s impending explosion onto consoles in particular taking up a sizable chunk …
Doing a “Dead Space” and producing an animated movie companion for the upcoming hell-bound Dante’s Inferno, EA are hoping they’ve got all their “ducks in a row” and are suitably “aligning synergies” with what is essentially a clever marketing device to keep interest in the game high.
If you’ve been interested as to what the new Dante’s Inferno movie actually looks like, well, it’s a good thing we’ve embedded the trailer now, isn’t it?
Hello avid internet reader, I’m the Biggest Ben ever named (pictured) here to deliver unto thee today’s PlayStation Store update.
A modest update, yes, but we have been promised better times ahead. As soon as next week actually; that’s not so bad eh?
Welcome to another Homerun for your week’s review on the new content to arrive for PlayStation Home.
As the title suggests, only North America has been treated to any content this week, excluding the minor furniture additions in Europe.
We’re a bit late on this one, but Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) is awesome and deserves to be loved by all.
Tecmo Koei is releasing Hokuto Musou in Japan next year and it just looks brilliant. In a world where Musou games are basically more of the same, this game looks to bring some much needed stylized brutality to the genre.
The game previously known as Rainy Woods resurfaced this week when it was revealed as a survival horror budget exclusive for the 360 with the new title of Deadly Premonition.
We didn’t mention it because, well, it was hardly PS3 related – unless you count a game previously mentioned for Sony’s console no longer getting a release.
Well, it appears the ESRB, who have the noble task of rating the games we finally get to play, have confirmed the game will make an appearance on the PS3 after all.
We held off until someone (somewhere) gave the knowing nod, and it looks like a source close to Sony has finally buckled and told Eurogamer that, yes indeedy, Facebook is coming to the PS3.
The French wing of Eurogamer have snagged a sparkling new video of some Army of Two: The 40th Day co-op footage we thought we’d bring to your attention.
The video presents both protagonists doing their thing while highlighting a new gameplay aspect found in the upcoming sequel: bitching about what to do before ultimately shooting somebody.
Sega have confirmed via a press release that the upcoming Aliens Vs. Predator game will not be submitted to the USK (Germany’s classification board) and hence preventing the game from being released in the country. The reason quoted is that getting the title passed in the country would be near impossible “without significant cuts that would harm the gameplay experience”.
As a lot of people are fully aware, those of you out there wanting to get online with Modern Warfare 2 on the PSN, well, can’t.
Some people are equating this failure to connect with the recent 1.02 Trophy patch (which EU gamers are getting in a few hours by the way). Not so. The outage has nothing to do with the recent update apparently.
The culprit? You people.