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  • 3DS Launch will be once in a life cycle moment: Nintendo

    Nintendo is hoping wonders from their upcoming handheld 3DS, as they said that the launch of 3DS is going out to be a once-in-a-cycle moment and it will bring lots of changes to the gaming industry.

    3DS

    In an interview to one of the gaming magazine Dawn Paine, UK Marketing Manager said, "We're really relishing one of those big landmark moments,"

    "As you can imagine, we are deep in the planning and it is going to be another once-in-a-cycle launch.

    "The difference is that there are other brands operating in that space - and we're really excited about the positioning of the product and what it can achieve,"

    He further added It's the world's first mass-market, portable, 3D device, without glasses.

    "It's a great opportunity to explode 3D onto the wider marketplace."

  • Development Work on Zelda: Skyward Sword is over half complete: Shigeru Miyamoto

    According to Shigeru Miyamoto Zelda: Skyward Sword the next game in the Zelda series till now is just half complete, and with this comment he has put a big question mark whether the game will see an early 2011 released.

    Zelda: Skyward Sword

    However he also said that development work on the game is in full swing and they are working on very hard to make sure the gameplay experience is "more dense."

    In an interview Shigeru Miyamoto said, "What we are focused on is creating gameplay mechanics so the gameplay experience feels very dense,"

    "In fact, the overall experience is going to feel more dense. We hope that people will want to go back and replay the game once they finish it".

  • Dead Money first DLC for Fallout: New Vegas available now

    Bethesda Softworks reveals via press release the first release of downloadable content for Fallout: New Vegas at Xbox Live, titled as Dead Money.

    Fallout: New Vegas Dead Money

    In this DLC you have to work with three other desert wastelanders, who have also been captured. Your mission is to retrieve the legendary treasure of the Sierra Madre casino. In Dead Money, your life hangs in the balance as you battle new territories, enemies and options.

    It is Now available for 800 Microsoft Points, so if you already have squeezed though the main quest, this may be a good time to delve further into the world of New Vegas.

  • ShopTo.Net: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception will be best selling game title of 2011

    According to well known online retailer ShopTo.Net Naughty Dog's Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception will be 2011 big and best selling game title.

    ShopTo.Net is claiming this as they have seen a rapid increase in the pre-orders for this new installment in the Uncharted series.

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

    Here is what Philip Driver, Marketing Manager, ShopTo.Net said:

    "The interest in Uncharted 3 is awe-inspiring,"

    "We made the game available to pre-order on the site as soon as the release date came through and literally with twenty-four hours it was already in the top ten pre-orders."

    "Pre-Orders for Uncharted 3 are still coming in every day, despite it being nearly a year away. As it stands at the moment Drakes Deception has already outsold what is likely to be our other big title of 2011, Gears of War 3."

    Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception which was revealed just a couple of weeks ago is slated to come out in United kingdom on November 4, 2011.

  • Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood Third Title Update Details Revealed

    Ubisoft has given the out the details about the upcoming third title update for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, which will fix the Animus bug along with restoring Trophy functionality faced by Playstation 3 gamers.

    Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

    However they didn't given out the exact release date for the same only saying that it will be release very soon.

    Till than check out the patch note:

    Fixes (Multiplayer)

    • Sometimes players may remain stuck during matchmaking (game never starts)
    • In extremely rare occasions, a crash may occur if another player of the same session quits while another player is loading the map at the exact same time
    • When joining a session In Manhunt, in the chased team, you may have a sound present during the entire session 

    Fixes (Singleplayer)

    • The player may remain stuck in the present optional (2012), in a spawning loop in Monterigioni, while interacting with the Animus (Animus Bug)
    • Using fast travel towards Northern Campagna may result in Ezio getting continuously desynchronized
    • Sometimes a bug can occur that prevents the player from unlocking any additional Trophies (Trophy Bug)
    • On rare occasion, if the player changes their outfit at the completion of a mission, they will respawn in the same world, being stuck, without any possibility of returning to Rome
  • EA Announced The Sims Medieval Limited Edition

    EA just a while ago announced a new Limited Edition of The Sims Medieval which is currently available for pre-order on the official website. It will be coming out in Spring 2011.

    The Sims Medieval

    The Sims Medieval Limited Edition will have:

    • 3 new themed throne rooms with Barbarian, Dark Magic and Princess themes.
    • 2 exclusive outfit sets (Monarch set and Executioner set).

    Scott Evans, GM, The Sims Studio said, “With the Limited Edition version of The Sims Medieval, we are giving players several great bonuses for being among the first to experience our new standalone franchise within the world of The Sims,”

  • Tron: Evolution to get 5 new multiplayer maps

    Propaganda Games has announced that in the upcoming week they will be releasing a total of 5 new multiplayer maps for TRON: Evolution.

    The five new multiplayers map will be Skyline, Spires, Classic, Relic, Drydock. Check out the details of each and every maps along with their respective screenshot below:

    Skyline: On the upper echelons of TRON City, combatants deftly navigate massive gaps among rooftops while battling.

    Tron Evolution Skyline Map

    Spires: A Nexus Stream maintenance spire hangs precariously under the expanse of Arjia City. Vertical mobility is the key to survive.

    Tron Evolution Spires Map

    Classic: The first-generation game grid meets the next generation of grid combatants.

    Tron Evolution Classic Map

    Relic: A legacy of the past, the original game grid is slowly being eaten away by the Outlands.

    Tron Evolution Relic Map

    Drydock: In a highly secure part of the Grid, Clu’s Regulator is nearing the final phases of its construction.

    Tron Evolution Dry Dock Map

    No exact release date were given out, so stay tunned for more updates on it.

  • Gears of War 3 Beta in April 2011: Mike Capps

    We all are very much aware that Epic is planning to have a beta test for Gear of War 3 multiplayer and gamers are eagerly waiting for the same.

    Epic Boss Mike Capps has given out a hint about when the beta test period for the game will start, going by the details it will be sometime in April.

    Gears of War 3

    In an interview to one of the gaming site Mike Capps said “I think everybody knows we had some multiplayer stability issues with Gears 2 multiplayer out of the box,”.

    “While we fixed those later, the opportunity to be really, really sure that our new dedicated server infrastructure is going to be operational on day one with Gears 3 was totally worth the time to make the beta.”

    He further added “We’ve been saying spring … my guess is it will be sometime around April or so. It’s going to be early enough so it really impacts Gears development, but we want to make sure everyone has the chance to play Bulletstorm before they jump right into the beta.

  • First Developer Diary for NASCAR The Game 2011 Out Now

    Activision has revealed a very first developer diary for the upcoming racing game title NASCAR The Game 2011. Check it out below.

    NASCAR The Game 2011 was first unveiled way back in September and developer at that time promises that the game will deliver a fresh infusion of real world detail and blistering racing action.

    According to the details it will feature meticulously detailed damage, multi car wrecks and multiplayer mode upto 16 players.

    NASCAR The Game 2011 is slated to release in February on Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii.