Article Archive for February 2010
The latest piece of retro art for Mega Man 10 features Dr. Light, Mega Man and Proto Man in all there robotic glory. It also features the hand belonging to one unannounced character. The folks over at Capcom-Unity have hinted that this is the third playable character who shall be formally announced tomorrow.
February is always the shortest month of the year, and so SCEE are cutting the price of some of their minis in Europe – we’re sure the month being small has nothing to do with the decision though.
Sony’s answer to the success of the small games on the Apple iPhone and iPod touch were recently supported under the PS3 firmware update 3.15.
The Last Guardian is number six in our top anticipated games for this year, but for a title that we’re so excited about, we know little about it.
Well the start of the flow of information for the game may have now arrived as the game’s website has now launched in Japan.
Up until now, the EU PSN Video Store has only allowed users to purchase videos in standard definition and rent in HD. Starting today, a variety of films are available to own in HD including Pirates of the Caribbean, Surrogates, The Proposal and many others.
Better free up some space on your HD. The store also features your usual fanfare of other films to rent and purchase as well. This week, we recommend Con Air, Signs and The Recruit. Nothing beats the classics.
Released on the Dreamcast, Shenmue and its sequal Shenmue II were genuine classics designed to be part of a trilogy, but due to huge production costs and poor sales we never got to see Ryo’s story concluded.
In an interview with leading Japanese games magazine Famitsu, SEGA disclosed that they still long for the trilogy to be completed but only if someone else is willing to pay for it.
The games media industry spent much of 2009 getting all hot under the collar predicting a price drop for the PS3 – this duly came through Sony’s successful launch of the Slim. But should Capcom be believed, it looks like 2010 will be spent debating even further price cuts.
Pieces Interactive has just announced that Fret Nice is hitting the North American PlayStation Store this Thursday.
Having diligently hoovered my original PS every month since the day one purchase, I think that there was dust in places that there really ought not to have been. The fan would kick in even after being on for 10 minutes and the heat coming from my original 60Gb PS3 was a concern to say the least.
So I decided to go for the fat-to-slim upgrade. Turns out there a few things I should have known…
Analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that – although the console war is far from over – it will be Nintendo who emerge triumphant. The question we ask is this; in this period of economic uncertainty should we be worrying about a console war in the first place?
Codemasters have announced that Heist – their criminal action title set in 1969 – has been cancelled as the team strives for ‘high quality titles’.
In an interview with CVG, Sony’s product manager for Heavy Rain has commented that the platform holder has taken a gamble by supporting Quantic Dream’s magnum opus – but that ultimately they have faith in the team and the game.
Will this faith pay off?
Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIII was an exclusive PS3 game until the company announced that it was coming to Xbox 360 as well.
But once upon a time, the game was being developed on the PS2.
Every major fighting game released this generation has an online feature with the exception of Virtua Fighter 5 on the PS3. Two player battles are pretty much guaranteed and that’s really all you get. Even if a game has multiple modes to play, they won’t be online enabled.
With the recent resurgence of the fighting game genre, one would think that an online training mode would have been done by now.