Article Archive for January 2010
Darksiders comes out this week across North American and European territories and those of you who plan to pick up retail copies will find a little surprise included with their game, a mysterious redemption code for something special.
What exactly this code gets you is unknown for now but we should find out soon enough.
Independent games tend to have either a love or hate relationship. They are often artistic representations of their creators that push innovation rather than heroic storylines featuring superior graphics. Simple yet elegant, these games invoke certain adoration among its players.
Braid happens to be one of these titles…
It is the moment that a lot of you have been waiting for – the announcement of the Gran Turismo 5 box art.
Confirmed for just Europe so far, the cover art in our view looks stunning, and all other games on the shelves will envy its good looks.
Heavy Rain is one of the most anticipated games coming out this year, and so we wouldn’t blame you for being interested in buying the Special Edition.
However, if you live in the UK your choices of retailer are very limited as the special edition of the game is exclusive to HMV.
In what could potentially be a great strategic move by Sony, a new PlayStation 3 bundle has been announced that will include the Michael Jackson “This Is It” movie on Blu-ray.
Currently only announced for Japan, the film that’s based on the rehearsals of Jackson’s new comeback tour that never was, will be included with a slim 120GB PlayStation 3 from the 27th of January.
Dan Teasdale, lead designer on Rock Band 2, has popped up over on the official EU PlayStation blog with news of a new software update for the popular music title.
Taking feature requests and comments from the many people who comment on the Harmonix forum “to heart”, Dan is happy to reveal just what new features and requests will be available after you boot up Rock Band 2 the next time you’re getting your rock on.
At least not for the third person perspective genre.
Speaking to G4TV, Naughty Dog’s co-president Evan Wells has discounted any possibility of future Uncharted games getting the motion controller treatment.
That’s not to say one of the best studios in the world aren’t interested in the technology, they’d just prefer to use it on a new property designed from the ground up with the device in mind.
The latest issue of Famitsu finally gives us a clue to what the new Ultra attacks are going to be in Super Street Fighter IV. New costumes have also been revealed.
Today it has been revealed that the British Board of Film Classification has awarded thriller Heavy Rain a 15 certificate for the UK.
In case you need a reminder, this means that legally you cannot go to the shops and buy yourself a copy if you are 14 or below.
Capcom has just announced that there will be a demo for their latest title, Dark Void.
Though 2009 might have been a bumper year for the PS3, things were not so rosy over in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Home to one of the world’s largest gaming markets, gaming sales in Japan shrunk by a massive 6.9% compared to the year-on-year sales of 2008.
Bioware has announced that the first true expansion pack for Dragon Age: Origins, entitled “Awakening,” will be coming to consoles and PCs on March 16, 2010 worldwide.
Of course, you might be wondering what they mean by “first” since there is already a bunch of DLC already released for the game. While “The Stone Prisoner” and “Warden’s Keep” provide more to do, they are just extra quests. Awakening however, offers so much more…
It is that time of year when we ask you for a few moments in your busy lives to vote on those games, developers and DLC content that made you happy through the last year.
2009 was a stellar year for the PlayStation 3 and now is your chance to tell us what you really thought stood out. And this year, every person that votes can win one of a number of cool prizes…
In case you have forgotten, the MAG open beta has gone live today around the world.
For many of you this will be your first chance to give this new MMO a try before it releases at the end of the month.
Square Enix has confirmed that Thexder Neo is coming to the PS3 and that the game is almost complete.
EA isn’t wasting any time in 2010. It has been announced that a bunch of older EA sports games will no longer be playable online by next month.
So what of the ten games that challenged for a top 10 spot but just didn’t have the legs to make it over the line? Well, here they are in what we’re fittingly calling: 10 More Games of 2010 Wanted by PS3 Attitude Just Not As Much As The Other 10.
With all this talk of PS4 and Sony’s cloud technology, it’s good to see that at least one studio reckons there’s life left in the old PS3.
After great success with the Buzz! franchise, Relentless Software have stepped into the puzzle and mystery genre with PlayStation Network title Blue Toad Murder Files.
The developers, who are also publishing the game themselves, have divided the title into episodes and right now you can download the first two.
We decided to take the opening iterations for a spin and because it’s targeted towards groups of friends and family, we thought it was a good excuse to bring them along too.