UK PS3 charts: It’s LittleBigChristmas
Just a few days before the end of 2008, the X-mas spirit seems to be affecting gamers. Love is in the air and that shows from LittleBIGPlanet’s sales. For second consecutive week, Media Molecule’s masterpiece remains at the top. But, did we have any realignments in the rest of the top 10?
Let’s find out in Chart Track’s UK charts for week ending 20 December 2008…
Prince of Persia; get the fourth prize pack now
You’ll remember we ran a competition recently where three of our lucky readers won an awesome Prince of Persia prize pack.
The pack included a copy of the game, a limited edition numbered print and many more collectors items.
Now you all have a chance to own this prize pack for yourself, whilst raising much needed funds for the PS3 Attitude Charity Fund.
This Week In Rock Band – December 23rd
Guitar Hero is not offering holiday songs? Well don’t worry my holidazed friends, Rock Band is here to shred that Grinch back into the Disco era. Get ready to Rock the Holidays. There is also a Foo Fighters three pack thrown in for good measure.
Final North American Street Fighter IV Box Art and Collector’s Edition Details
The final box art for Street fighter IV has been unveiled and guess what, Chun-Li’s 15 minutes are officially up in North America until the Chun-Li-centric Street Fighter movie opens (why?). Capcom has done their homework in the form of listening to fans through their Unity boards, other interweb outlets and oddly enough, laser cats.
Batman: Arkham Asylum – New Screens
We love games. We love comics. It would therefore be a natural progression to assume that we love games based on comics. This would be a venial mistake however as, let’s face it, we’ve been …
LittleBigUpdates – Patches 1.06 and 1.07 Explained
Like night follows day, you can be assured that LittleBigPlanet will continue to be supported to a high degree over the upcoming holiday season and beyond.
Sackboys and girls will no doubt have already noticed that …
Home 1.04 now letting people in (with beards too)
The doors of Home have been thrown open with update 1.04 allowing users to rush freely in rather than wait incessantly at the doors hammering for access. And when they get in there’s a Christmas gift awating – beards!
LittleBigPlanet + Metal Gear Solid = Pure Awesomeness
Come December 23rd, LittleBigPlanet is getting a massive update, Metal Gear Solid style. We’ve already seen the Snake Sackboy costume before. Now, there are 3 others; Meryl, Raiden, and Screaming Mantis! The costume pack will …
Free Radical Design closes their doors for good
Free Radical Design, creators of the Timesplitters franchise and the much (and unfairly) maligned Haze announce today that, after a fruitless search for a new investor, they will be closing their doors for good.
North American PSN Store Update – Dec 18
A late update but a good one. The way too long-named Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars drops to the way more cofortable price of $9.99, Crash Commando is priced the same way to boot
European PS Store Update – Dec 18
Crash Commando makes its worlwide debut in Europe, but the masses are still sore abuot their lack of SSFIITHDR to even care. The Mercenaries 2 free map pack and the game Soldner-X: Himmelssturmer make their European debuts today.
Resident Evil 5 Box Art Revealed
Capcom has release the box art for the much anticipated Resident Evil 5. The game is scheduled for release on Friday March 13, 2009. Ooooooh, Friday the 13th, how scary.
“The new box art imagery gives …
Rock Band 2; The Show Must Go On
As children, we all dream of becoming a rockstar. We want to play the guitar like Jimi Hendrix or beat our drums like Ringo Starr. We can now live out those dreams in the comforts …
Housekeeping? Home Maintenance Today
Sony Computer Entertainment will conduct ‘system maintenance’ for PlayStation Home today, December 18 at 12 midnight PST. Home is expected to go back online after six hours if all goes well.
Crash Commando Available Today, Underwear Optional?
Our good friends at the PlayStation Blog have given us a few tips and strategies to get us ready for today’s debut of Crash Commando later today at the North American PlayStation Store (it will also be out in the UK).
Game mode details, friendly trash talking from the developers and the possibility of a demo? Read on to find out more.
Fallout 3 gets a new patch
Bethesda announced that the patch v.1.10 is now available for download next time you pop the game disc in your PS3 drive. The afforementioned patch is only available for the PS3 – at least for now – and takes 24mb out of your Hard Drive.
In those 24mb you’ll find trophy support, some bug fixes like the GOAT freeze and also a solution to the problem with the in-game notifications regarding friends.
Here is the full trophy list…