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  • Zavvi Reveals HD Ubisoft Titles for PS3

    Zavvi a well known retailer in United Kingdom has listed two new HD collection which is slated to come out Playstation 3.

    It has listed Splinter Cell Trilogy HD Collection and Prince of Persia Trilogy HD Collection, sometime back both these collection were spotted on Amazon France but at that time they were listed without the HD tags.

    Prince of Persia Trilogy, POP Trilogy, POP Trilogy for PS3

    Apart from just listing, Zavvi has given has also given out the release date, Splinter Cell is slated to come out on November 26, whereas Prince of Persia is slated to release on March 11, 2011.

  • DJ Hero 2 Full Mix Tracks List Unveiled

    Activision has promises a total of 83 mixes for the second installment of DJ Hero. The full list of remixes includes the likes of Kayne West with Metallica, Lady Gaga with Deadmau5.

    DJ Hero, DJ Hero 2, DJ Hero Sequel

    Sam Neil, the music director of FreeStyleGames said,"This incredible soundtrack, along with the new cooperative modes and the ability to improvise make DJ Hero 2 a full musical experience."

    Here is the complete mix list for 'DJ Hero 2':

    Produced and Mixed by A-Trak:

    • Justice - "D.A.N.C.E." Remix
    • Naughty By Nature - "O.P.P." Mixed With Jackson 5 - "ABC"

    Produced and Mixed by Diplo:

    • Kanye West - "Heartless" Mixed With DJ Shadow - "Midnight In A Perfect World"
    • Major Lazer feat. VYBZ Kartel - "Pon De Floor" Mixed With Harold Faltermeyer - "Axel F"

    Produced and Mixed by DJ Jazzy Jeff:

    • Busta Rhymes - "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See" Mixed With M|A|R|R|S - "Pump Up The Volume"

    Produced and Mixed by DJ Qbert:

    • DJ Qbert - "Super Battle Breaks" Remix
    • Newcleus - "Jam On It" (DJ Qbert vocals) Remix

    Produced and Mixed by DJ Shadow:

    • Kanye West - "Love Lockdown" Mixed With Metallica - "The Day That Never Comes"
    • Young Jeezy ft. Kanye West - "Put On" Mixed With DJ Shadow feat. Q-Tip and Lateef - "Enuff (DJ Fresh Remix)"

    Produced and Mixed by DJ Tiësto:

    • Adamski - "Killer" Remix
    • Lady Gaga - "Bad Romance" Remix

    Produced and Mixed by DJ Z-Trip:

    • Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force - "Planet Rock" Mixed With The Crystal Method - "Busy Child (Still Busy After All These Years Remix)"
    • Missy Elliott - "Get Ur Freak On" Mixed With Dillinja and Skibadee - "Twist 'Em Out"

    Produced and Mixed by RZA:

    • Damian Marley - "Welcome To Jamrock" Mixed With Walter Murphy - "A Fifth Of Beethoven"
    • LL Cool J - "I Can't Live Without My Radio" Mixed With Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee - "The Message"

    Produced and Mixed by The Scratch Perverts:

    • The Chemical Brothers ft. Q-Tip - "Galvanize" Remix
    • The Prodigy - "Omen" Mixed With Orbital - "The Box"

    Produced and Mixed by FSG DJs:

    • 2Pac ft. Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman - "California Love Remix" (Remix by FSG)
    • 2Pac ft. Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman - "California Love Remix" Mixed With B.o.B ft. Bruno Mars - "Nothin' On You"
    • A-Trak - "Say Whoa" (Remix by FSG)
    • Basement Jaxx - "Where's Your Head At" Mixed With Yeah Yeah Yeahs - "Heads Will Roll (A-Trak Remix )"
    • BlakRoc ft. Pharoahe Monch & RZA - "Dollaz & Sense" (Remix by FSG)
    • Calvin Harris - "I'm Not Alone" Mixed With New Order - "Blue Monday"
    • Daft Punk - "Human After All" (Remix by FSG)
    • Damian Marley - "Welcome To Jamrock" Mixed With Dillinja and Skibadee - "Twist 'Em Out"
    • David Guetta & Chris Willis - "Love Is Gone" Mixed With Sam Sparro - "Black & Gold"
    • David Guetta ft. Kid Cudi - "Memories" Mixed With Pirate Soundsystem - "Bashy Bashy"
    • Deadmau5 & Kaskade - "I Remember" (Remix by FSG)
    • Deee-Lite - "Groove Is In The Heart" Mixed With Chic - "Le Freak"
    • Dizzee Rascal & Armand Van Helden - "Bonkers" Mixed With Basement Jaxx - "Where's Your Head At"
    • Dizzee Rascal & Armand Van Helden - "Bonkers" Mixed With The Prodigy - "Omen"
    • DJ Shadow - "Midnight In A Perfect World" (Remix by FSG)
    • Edwin Starr - "War" Mixed With Justice - "Waters Of Nazareth"
    • Eminem - "Not Afraid" Mixed With Lil' Wayne feat. Static Major - "Lollipop"
    • Estelle ft. Kanye West - "American Boy" (Remix by FSG)
    • Estelle ft. Kanye West - "American Boy" Mixed With Chic - "Good Times"
    • Flo Rida - "Low" Mixed With David Guetta vs. The Egg - "Love Don't Let Me Go (Walking Away)"
    • Flo Rida ft. Will.I.Am - "In The Ayer" Mixed With Clinton Sparks, DJ Class, & Jermaine Dupri - "Favorite DJ"
    • Gorillaz ft. Mos Def & Bobby Womack - "Stylo" (Remix by FSG)
    • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee - "The Message" Mixed With Kool & The Gang - "Jungle Boogie"
    • House Of Pain - "Jump Around" (Remix by FSG)
    • House Of Pain - "Jump Around" Mixed With Busta Rhymes - "Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See"
    • Iyaz - "Replay" Mixed With Rihanna - "Rude Boy"
    • Janet Jackson - "Nasty" Mixed With Justice - "D.A.N.C.E."
    • Kanye West - "Heartless" Mixed With Lady Gaga - "Lovegame"
    • Kanye West - "Heartless" Mixed With DJ Shadow - "Midnight In A Perfect World"
    • Kanye West - "Love Lockdown" Mixed With Donna Summer - "Bad Girls"
    • Kaskade & Deadmau5 - "Move For Me" (Remix by FSG)
    • Kelis - "Acapella (David Guetta Extended Mix)" (Remix by FSG)
    • Lady Gaga feat. Colby O'Donis - "Just Dance" Mixed With Deadmau5 - "Ghosts N Stuff"
    • Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz ft. Ying Yang Twins - "Get Low" Mixed With 50 Cent - "In Da Club"
    • Lil' Wayne - "Go DJ" Mixed With 50 Cent - "In Da Club"
    • Lil' Wayne feat. Static Major - "Lollipop" Mixed With Flo Rida - "Low"
    • LL Cool J - "I Can't Live Without My Radio" Mixed With Chic - "Good Times"
    • M.I.A. - "Galang" Mixed With Wayne Smith - "Under Mi Sleng Teng"
    • Major Lazer feat. VYBZ Kartel - "Pon De Floor" Mixed With Harold Faltermeyer - "Axel F"
    • Major Lazer feat. VYBZ Kartel - "Pon De Floor" Mixed With New Order - "Blue Monday"
    • Malcolm McLaren - "Buffalo Gals" Mixed With M|A|R|R|S - "Pump Up The Volume"
    • Missy Elliott - "Get Ur Freak On" Mixed With Sean Paul - "Infiltrate"
    • MSTRKRFT ft. N.O.R.E. - "Bounce" (Remix by FSG)
    • MSTRKRFT ft. N.O.R.E. - "Bounce" Mixed With A-Trak - "Say Whoa"
    • Nas feat. Keri Hilson - "Hero" Mixed With Talib Kweli - "Get By"
    • Nelly - "Hot In Herre" Mixed With Warren G feat. Nate Dogg - "Regulate"
    • New Boyz - "You're A Jerk" (Remix by FSG)
    • Newcleus - "Jam On It" Mixed With Donna Summer - "Bad Girls"
    • Pitbull - "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)" Mixed With Nightcrawlers - "Push The Feeling On (MK Mix 95)"
    • Pussycat Dolls ft. Busta Rhymes - "Don't Cha" Mixed With Pitbull - "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)"
    • Robin S. - "Show Me Love (Stonebridge Radio Edit)" Mixed With Calvin Harris - "I'm Not Alone"
    • Salt N Pepa - "Push It" Mixed With Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force - "Planet Rock"
    • Salt N Pepa - "Push It" Mixed With Armand Van Helden - "I Want Your Soul"
    • Sam Cooke - "Chain Gang" (Remix by FSG)
    • Sean Paul - "Get Busy" Mixed With Harold Faltermeyer - "Axel F"
    • Sean Paul - "Get Busy" Mixed With Rihanna - "Pon De Replay"
    • Snow - "Informer" Mixed With The Jackson 5 - "ABC"
    • Soulja Boy Tell 'Em - "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" Mixed With Chamillionaire - "Ridin'"
    • Sparfunk & D-Code - "Apocalypse" (Remix by FSG)
    • Stevie Wonder - "Superstition" Mixed With Edwin Starr - "War"
    • The Chemical Brothers ft. Q-Tip - "Galvanize" Mixed With The Chemical Brothers - "Leave Home"
    • The Notorious B.I.G. ft. Mase & Diddy - "Mo' Money, Mo' Problems" (Remix by FSG)
    • The Prodigy - "Firestarter" (Remix by FSG)
    • Tiësto & Sneaky Sound System - "I Will Be Here" Mixed With Tiësto - "Speed Rail"
    • Tiësto vs Diplo - "Come On" (Remix by FSG)
    • Timbaland ft. Drake - "Say Something" Mixed With Young Jeezy ft. Kanye West - "Put On"
    • Timbaland ft. Keri Hilson & D.O.E. - "The Way I Are" Mixed With Tiga - "You Gonna Want Me"
    • Tweet ft. Missy Elliott - "Oops (Oh My)" Mixed With Snoop Dogg - "Who Am I (What's My Name)?" -- Exclusive
  • Sony To Charge For PS3 PlayTV update

    Sony has just announce that many new features is will be making its way on to PlayTV Service and they also confirmed that this new features will not be available to the user free of cost.

    PlayTV, Sony'Play TV, Play TV Update

    James Thorpe, PSN Product Manager said that the new update for PlayTV will be available on PS Store at a reasonable price.

    Here is a short details about what the upcoming update have in store:

    • Addition of Chat TV: Allows users to have a text chat with friends that too while watching TV.
    • Premium Program Guide: Allow user to make their TV viewing plan a week in advance
    • Series Link (Exclusive for UK user)
    • Social Network Integration will now be able to receive tweaks, User willl now be able to send as many recommendation to their Facebook and PSN friens
    • Access to Community Features: Allows user to see have a look at what their friends and PSN Community are watching.
  • First person shooters battle in Golden Joystick Awards

    The competition for winning the crown of ITN Game on Shooter of the Year Award at 2010 Golden Joystick Awards is getting hotter and hotter, as the battle involves many big game title of the year.

    The list of game which are in contention for the award consist of latest blockbuster game title like Halo 3: ODST to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 that takes on other classic in the genre which include Alien Vs Predator and Left 4 Dead 2.

    The complete list of nominee is given below:

    • Aliens vs. Predator
    • Battlefield: Bad Company 2
    • Bioshock 2
    • Borderlands
    • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
    • Halo 3: ODST
    • Left 4 Dead 2
    • Metro 2033
    • Metroid Prime Trilogy
    • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat
  • Sony: Unlike Competitors, We Don't Rely On One Genre

    Peter Dille, senior vice president of marketing at Sony Computer Entertainment America, has declared  that company is not dependent on a single genre as one of its competitors:

    "We've never been reliant on one product genre like one of our competitors. [Sony has] titles ranging from Killzone to EyePet. PlayStation is a very big tent and ... it's helped us sell 377 million PlayStation hardware products and two billion software products in 15 years."

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    Although his statement did not explicitly refers to Microsoft or Nintendo, it is not surprising that he was referring to the shooters on Xbox 360. As we all aware, the Christmas is near and the battle rages between Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.

  • 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.