Article Archive for December 2009
EA weren’t kidding when they said they wanted the FPS crown back from Activision.
Case in point: check out the debut footage of upcoming MW2-killer Medal of Honor exclusively shown at this year’s VGAs.
LucasArts will follow up the popular Star Wars: The Force Unleashed with a sequel next year.
Announced at the VGAs – and by Samuel L. Jackson no less – The Force Unleashed 2 will continue the Dark Apprentice’s saga.
With the success of The Beatles: Rock Band we’re not at all surprised to see the Rock Band treatment being done to other groups. Green Day will be the next band to get their own spin-off version of the popular music-rhythm game.
Announced at the VGAs, you’ll be able to rock out to the band till your heart’s content in 2010.
The third in a series on Bayonetta Developer Diaries has been published and we have it for you to see.
In the video the director Hideki Kamiya, who is also behind the Devil May Cry series, discusses the ability for Bayonetta to transform into other animals.
The Spike TV Video Game Awards has come to a conclusion. Trophies were handed out, world premiere trailers were shown, and random celebrities were seen.
While absent for most of the show, Uncharted 2 came out swinging towards to end to receive the award for the coveted Game of the Year, beating out Assassin’s Creed 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, and Left for Dead 2. Naturally, it would also go on to win Best PS3 Game and Best Graphics.
Geoff Keighley teased via Twitter to “not miss the first five minutes of the VGAs for our biggest surprise premiere in VGA history!” Well we watch those first five minutes and were treated to some toxic gas, courtesy of the Joker.
Once the smoke cleared Gotham City was in full view in the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum…
SquareEnix have sent out a newsletter detailing just what early-bird fans of parachuting and explosions can expect when pre-ordering the limited edition of Just Cause 2.
Entitled “The Black Market Chaos Pack”, the DLC comprises of a bunch of weapons and a handy intel map. Behold!
GameInformer magazine have revealed some interesting snippets about the sequel to the last year’s pant-wetting Dead Space.
Taking place in larger environments, Issac, who this time out is more assertive and a veteran of the whole people-eating alien problem, will take the fight to the Necromorphs on Sprawl, a space station built by one of Saturn’s moon shards.
On his second outing, Isaac Clarke will also speak, making him more a character in the universe rather than a laconic persona who just likes cutting up extraterrestrials.
Broken, beaten and in some cases battered to an inch of their lives, RPG fans of tough-as-nails Demon’s Souls will undoubtedly be regaling fellow mortals with more than a few horror stories over the upcoming holiday festivities.
Yes, we know, Demon’s Souls is hard.
It seems the powers-that-be know it, too, and they may be coming to your rescue this winter solstice.
This weeks EU update isn’t quite as large as the US’s but it sure does have a lot more quality films. The EU Store is definitely starting to build a quality place for all your movie needs.
The Hangover tops off our most wanted list, with Inglorious Basterds coming in at a close second. In addition, there are a few films that have been given the 5.1 audio update so if you’ve been waiting for those, now’s your chance to grab them.
This weeks US PSN Video Store update brings loads of holiday cheer. In addition to the new winter wonderland makeover, a new Holiday Collection featuring the best movies and TV shows of the season is available.
As for the new films this week, both Kill Bill: Volume 1 & 2 top our most wanted list. There’s just something special about Uma Thurman playing a deadly assassin. Hit the jump to check out the rest of what’s available along with the top downloads.
Today it was announced that The Beatles’ 1965 Album “Rubber Soul” will be available to purchase for The Beatles: Rock Band.
From the 15th of December, you will be able to own all the songs from the album for $1.99 (US), 99p (UK) and €1.49 per track.
It’s that time of the week again. The official Super Street Fighter IV blog has updated and new information has been revealed and teased. Wondering if you need to rebuy the alternate costumes from the original Street Fighter IV? That is just one of the topics discussed.
Dante Alighieri, whose epic poem we have come to love, has been given a massive makeover. Gone are the days of writing poetry and in its place is a warrior of the Crusades.
In Dante’s Inferno, Dante will find himself at the gates of Hell, Death’s scythe in hand, determined to rescue his love Beatrice from the clutches of Lucifer himself. But before we enter the fiery depths of the underworld, we must find how Dante came to this point.
Add up the review scores for all the games released this year (and divide by the number of titles released per console respectively, naturally), and the PS3 comes out the winner.
This is the (actually quite easily proved) claim made by review aggregation site Metacritic.
Fans of cars and PlayStation Home will be pleased to know that the Audi Space will be coming out on December 17th. In which region? We don’t exactly know. What will it contain? A mini-game, of course!
Capcom has just released two new gameplay videos for the upcoming Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition. If you ever wanted to see Chris without a shirt, now is your chance. Oh, and there’s Sheva too…
You’ve personally updated to firmware 3.15. You’ve scrolled through the list of byte-sized casual games Minis have to offer. It’s now time to buy!
Or is it?
It may have crippled your download cap (if you have a download cap that is) but if you managed to snag a MAG beta code then we’re hoping you enjoyed your brief time with the 256 player super-shooter.
By the look of the statistics revealed on the Official US PlayStation blog, it would appear so.