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  • Michael Jackson MMO Planet Michael announced

    Another game title based on the life of Michael Jackson has been announced. This time a Michael Jackson MMO titled as Planet Michael will be coimng out on PC sometime next year. It will be published by SEE Virtual Worlds.

    Planet Michael, Planet Michael MMO

    According to the press release Planet Michael MMO will be completely based on Michael's music, his life, and the global issues that concerned him. Entire continents will be created that will celebrate Michael's unique genius in a way that underscores his place as the greatest artist of all time.

    Martin Biallas, CEO SEE Virtual Worlds, "When we first approached the Estate and talked about creating Planet Michael, one of our primary goals was to build an interactive environment where fans from all over the world come together to affirm Michael's life-long dedication to fostering global friendships,".

    "In building a space worthy of those global connections, we envisioned a magical, enjoyable place that will capture that zest for fun and life that was at Michael's very core. Throughout his extensive career, the King of Pop was well-known for his visionary contributions to music, dance, fashion, entertainment and philanthropy, and it was critical that we somehow incorporate all of those elements into the game."

  • Fable III Xbox 360 Achievements

    Fable III Achievements List are out for Xbox 360. The fables of Fable continue to be told with this third series entry -- a revolution for the series that gives you power over your character and environment like never before.

    There are in all 50 Achievements in the game with a total of 1000 points. Given below is the details of each and every achievements along with the hints to achieve it.

    And So it Begins 20
    Win the support of the Dwellers

    Swift Justice 20
    Win the support of the Swift Brigade

    The Resistance 50
    Win the support of Bowerstone

    Distant Friends 20
    Win the support of Aurora

    The Ruler of Albion 80
    Become the ruler of Albion

    For Albion!
    80
    Spoiler locked

    Save the Princess! 10
    Discover 50 locations

    Ghost Brothers 10
    Make sure Sam and Max get home in time for tea

    The Dark Sanctum
    10
    Reinstate an ancient, evil temple

    Island Paradise 10
    Establish the island of Driftwood

    Knight Jumps Chesty 10
    Defeat Chesty at his own game

    Coronation Chicken 10
    Perform a royal judgement while dressed as a chicken

    Spellweaver 5
    Combine two gauntlets to cast a “woven” spell

    Archmage 20
    Cast all 15 possible spell combinations
     
    Total Warrior 10
    Kill enemies with melee, ranged and spell attacks

    Pull! 10
    Send an enemy flying into the air and kill him while he’s airborne

    Gunning for Glory 20
    Kill 500 enemies using firearms

    If it Bleeds, We Can Kill It 20
    Kill 500 enemies using melee weapons

    Wizard’s Revenge
    20
    Kill 500 enemies using magic

    Super Hero 50
    Fully upgrade your Melee, Ranged, and Magic abilities on the Road to Rule

    You Can’t Bring Me Down 50
    Complete Fable III without being knocked out in combat

    My Weapon’s Better Than Yours
    25
    Complete 3 unique upgrades on one of the legendary weapons found around Albion

    I Am the Keymaster 30
    Collect all 50 Silver Keys and 4 Gold Keys

    Flower Power 30
    Collect all 30 Auroran flowers

    Gnome Invasion 30
    Destroy all 50 gnomes

    Brightwall Book Club 30
    Collect all 30 rare books for the Brightwall Academy

    Digger 15
    Dig up 50 items

    We Need Guns, Lots of Guns 20
    Collect all 50 legendary weapons.

    Fashion Victim 20
    Collect every item of clothing

    He’s a Woman. She’s a Man 5
    Wear a full set of clothing intended for the opposite sex.

    Dye Hippie, Dye 5
    Dye each part of an outfit you’re wearing a different color and have long hair

    Hand Hand in 5
    Hold hands with someone

    Long Distance Relationship 10
    Get married to another Xbox Live player

    Cross-Dimensional Conception
    10
    Have a child with another Xbox Live player

    Render Unto Caesar 30
    Complete Render Unto Caesar

    Online Merger
    10
    Enter into a business partnership with another Xbox Live player

    Barrel of Laughs
    10
    Kill 30 enemies with explosive barrels

    We Can Be Heroes 10
    Earn 1000 gold in henchman wages in another hero’s world

    Kaboom! 10
    Score 2000 on the Mourningwood Fort mortar game

    Lute Hero Tour 10
    Play in each town as a 5 star lute player

    Touched by a Hero
    10
    Use touch impressions to interact with 20 different people

    Popularity Contest 15
    Make 20 friends

    Remodeling 10
    Remodel 5 different houses by changing the furniture

    Magnate Personality
    50
    Build a property empire worth 2,000,000 gold

    Crime Spree
    10
    Get a 15,000 gold bounty placed on your head

    Henry VIII
    10
    As a ruler of Albion, get married 6 times and kill 2 of your spouses

    Chest Grandmaster 40
    Unlocked all of the chests on the Road to Rule

    Tough Love 10
    Save the maximum amount of Albion citizens

    Adopt or Die
    5
    Adopt a child

  • THQ Offers Digital Delivery Pre-Order Darksiders PC Bonuses

    There are some pre-order offer for Darksiders is going around. Many well known retailers are offering an additional game with it free of cost.

    Darksiders, Darksiders for PC,

    Here is the detail of what you get if you pre-order Darksiders from the following retailers:

    • Steam: Titan Quest: Gold Edition
    • Direct2Drive: Red Faction Guerrilla
    • Gametap: Company of Heroes

    Darksiders comes out on PC on September 23.

  • Apple Quietly Launches New Game Store

    Now this one was not at all expected, A look at the Apple website will give you a surprise as it has opened their own new game store.

    Apple Game Store, Game Store

    The new Games Section allow its visitors to get all the information regarding the latest games, watch game trailers and even purchase the game directly. Currently it has listed Starcraft II for $60 and Modern Warfare for $55.

    This new developement from Apple is seen as a move against Steam, who recently launced a Mac functionality.

  • PS3 firmware update 3.50 Available for Download

    Sony has release the new PS3 Firmware 3.50 for download. With this new PS3 Firmware user will see lots of new features added, the most important one among all being 3D Blu-Ray player for PS3.

    Playstation Network, PSN

    Lots of other new features are also added with the latest firmare update for example making use of Move as a web browser cursor.

    Here is the list of new features and changes:

    • 3D Blu-Ray support
    • PS Move can be used as web browser cursor.
    • Users reports can be sent from PS3 through the ‘Friends’ tab.
    • 3D notification screen for 3D enabled games.
    • Access to your Facebook profile
    • Better description of the 14 most common errors.
    • Updated user interface for PlayStation Plus in PlayStation Store.
    • New Qriocity icon in the Music section. Service still unavailable (EU only).
  • No Child of Eden for 3DS and Wii: Ubisoft

    Are you among those who are waiting for Child of Eden to come out on 3DS or Wii, than you will be get disappointment reading this, as Ubisoft has confirmed to one of the gaming website that Child of Eden won't be coming out on 3DS or Wii.

    Child of Eden, Child of Eden for Wii and 3DS

    Here is what the product manager Lindsay Gray said when asked about the game coming out on Wii or 3DS, “Not a chance,”.

    The reason given out for not releasing the game on Wii and 3DS seems to be the lack of HD support as he further add, "This game is an audio/visual experience. HD is very important to that."

  • Microsoft Expanding Zune to UK this fall

    Microsoft has given out the details about the further expansion of Zune.

    Zune, a digital entertainment service of Microsoft for PC, Window Phone 7 and Xbox LIVE will bring lots of new features and software updates for its subscriber. This autumn Zune will bring the following things to its customer in United Kingdom:

    • Zune Software
    • Zune Marketplace online store
    • Zune Pass music subscription service
    • And many enhanced features on Zune.net

    Microsoft Zune, Zune, Zune for UK

    Revealing the details Craig Eisler said, "The integration between Zune, Windows Phone 7 and Xbox LIVE is an exciting advance in our entertainment offering,".

    "Zune enables users access to the entertainment they want, wherever they want it - and now, more people than ever will be able to enjoy the freedom and flexibility that the Zune service offers."

    A monthly subscription service of Zune Pass will be available for all users for a price of  £8.99 giving them unlimited access to Zune Music (For Window PC and Windows Phone 7), Gold membership is required for Xbox LIVE to have this benefit.

  • CoD: Black Ops development near to completion

    Call of Duty: Black Ops development is near to completion, confirmed by the Josh Olin.

    The Community Manager Josh Olin tweeted via Twitter, "Home sweet home! I hear #CODBlackOps is nearing completion... Can't wait to see how far it has progressed since I've been on the road."

    Call of Duty Black Ops Screenshot, COD

    A release is dated for the 09 November 2010. Even now it has already exceeded pre-orders count of the Modern Warfare 2 and it is hoped that the this Call of Duty will also surpass hit again.

    If you haven't pre-order it then do it now here, Call of Duty: Black Ops.