BAFTA Video Games Awards nominees announced
Once again, it is that time of year when the video game industry gathers together to find out who has been nominated for a glittering prize.
This year’s GAME British Academy Video Games Awards offer up a real smorgasbord of titles, with CoD4 raking in a massive seven nominations closely followed by six for GTA: IV…
Street Fighter IV’s Seth vs. Bison – Place Your Bets
Street Fighter IV is mere days away from being released and we cannot wait to get our â†“, â†˜, â†’ on. Again. Today is about the main bad guys Bison and Seth. Most of us have our money on M. Bison, ass we never underestimate pure evil. That smile at the end of the video? Pure evil my friends, pure evil.
MLB 09: The Show – The Demo Impressions
A demo for MLB 09: The Show was released last week and I decided to take it for a spin over the weekend. Being away from the game for so long meant there were some cobwebs to shake off, a lot of them. But I managed to hold my own at the ballpark. How many times must you hit a batter with a fastball to the head for a fight to occur in demo you ask? Read on thrill seekers, read on.
Trophies Ahoy! Age of Booty’s Booty
Arrr me maties! We spot some new treasures that need to be collected, specifically 7 bronze, 1 silver, and 2 gold trophies. We hope you have been brushing up on your plundering skills because you’re going to need them if you want to obtain all ten trophies.
Now we don’t know the exact date as to when you will be able to collect your precious treasure (sometime around the end of the month) but according to PlayStationLifestyle.net, we have your full trophy list right here. Hmm, wonder how many more pirate references we can make?
Behind the Scenes with Flower
Flower, the game that has made our Most Wanted List, will be hitting the North American PSN Store this week. In celebration the folks over at PlayStation.Blog have posted a behind the scenes video with the developers of the game.
From beautiful landscapes and serene music to a woman with pink hair, wait…what? Pink hair? Yes, we said pink hair, just watch the video…
This Week In Rock Band – Fratelli-who?
This week in Rock Band brings you all the tracks, packs or albums that you will be able to purchase for your favorite band simulator this Thursday (groupies not included but highly recommended).
This week is a Fratellis love-fest. Greetings from The Fratellis: Jon, Barry and Mince Fratelli (if those are their real names) are willing to be emulated in Rock Band. The boys from Glasgow, Scotland are lending three tracks from their 2006 album CostelloMusic.
LittleBigPlanet: Destroy those bugs with another patch
All LittleBigPlanet fans out there: Raise your hands in the air and start a mexican wave!
There’s another LittleBigPlanet patch just gone live and although it doesn’t bring any new features, it does fixes some bugs which can’t be a bad thing.
Tekken 6: PS3 is their favourite
Many PS3 fans may be asking themselves how Tekken 6 on the PS3 stands now that it will also coming to the Xbox 360.
Well, Namco in an interview conducted by PSU that will be put online later, have revealed that the PS3 is still their main platform.
Dead Rising 2 Confirmed for PS3
Straight from the annals of “We could have told you that ages ago” zombie frag-fest Dead Rising has been confirmed as a multiplatform title with the PS3 now being shown some undead love. Eww … that didn’t come out right.
Predictions for 2009: The Ugly
Following on from our recent articles looking at how 2009 is shaping up – coupled with some potentially positive results already – we take a foray into the untended and unsightly future of the PS3.
We’ve looked at ‘The Good’. We’ve looked at ‘The Bad’. Now it’s time for the uncensored (and slightly unhinged) ‘The Ugly’.
You have been warned…
SEGA’s One Of A Kind Vinyl Charity Auction – One Day Left
Are you the ultimate Sega Mega Drive fan? This is your chance to prove it. Later in the month there will be a Europe only contest for some SEGA Mega Drive Vinyls, but you can get yours earlier thanks to SEGA Australia.
They are auctioning vinyl #0001 up on eBay for people all over the world to bid on and all proceeds will be donated to charity, to be specific the Cancer Council of Australia.
Read on for more information on this truly one of a kind collectorâ€™s item.
MLB 09: The Sounds Of The Show
Today we get to know more about our personal favorite feature of MLB 09: The Show; what they have lovingly called The Sounds Of The Show. Find out how to add your favorite chants, your most irate yells, or how to add that hot new Ricky Martin song as your player’s home run celebration. Yeah, you can do that now.
You Got Gabe Logan in My Qore
Amongst the usual content in next weeks Qore, both annual subscribers and people who purchase the digital magazine issue will receive a nice surprise. According to 1UP.com, a voucher for the original PS1 classic, Syphon Filter is included. And by included we mean “E-mail vouchers will be provided to annual subscribers and all those who purchase Episode 09 on or before March 31.”
SOCOM Confrontation coming March 09 in Europe
SOCOM European team member Shijima has confirmed official release dates for SOCOM: Confrontation in Europe and Australia.
The game first released last October in North America and Japan however it was unfortunately delayed till 2009.
Home 1.10 is live worldwide
The Home 1.10 update is now live after a little hiccup yesterday which meant that Sony had to delay the update until today.
2009 PS3 Games Database launched today
Following the incredible work Brodiesan put into the Games of 2009 series, we have now consolidated everything into a single 2009 PS3 Games Database so you can keep tabs on what is on the horizon for our favourite console.
We’ll be constantly updating the database as the year progresses to ensure it is the one place you can visit to find out what is going on with your favourite games. It’ll also be a good place to hang out if you want to impress your friends with some of the more obscure titles (“What do you mean you haven’t heard of Islands of Wakfu”).
You can access the database from our menu (hover over Calendar)
The Punisher: No Mercy! Headed to PSN this Spring
The good folks over at PlayStation.Blog have given us an update on the upcoming PSN exclusive title, The Punisher: No Mercy. Aside from the six awesome looking screenshots just released, they have given us a Spring release date.
Gamers will get the chance to play as the popular vigilante as well as your favorite friends and enemies including Barracuda, Bushwacker, Jigsaw and Silver Sable. Prepare yourself for some destruction and mayhem when the game hits this Spring…
North American PS Store Update – February 5th (Paradise Edition)
We are in Paradise. The Ultimate Bundle of Burnout Paradise may be one the the best deals you’ll see all year. But the real heartbreaker this week is the cold hard truth that love not only hurts, it costs money. $2.99 to be exact. The LittleBigPlanet Valentine’s Day Mini-Pack is breaking fan’s hearts everywhere; and not in a good way.