• Electronic Arts announced Need For Speed : Shift 2 for next year

    Electronic Arts has given us very interesting data on the results of the previous fiscal quarter. Among them was the delay of Crysis 2, but fortunately there were also positive news as the announcement of Need for Speed: Shift 2 was also made.

    NFS Shift Dargo 2

    Need for Speed: Shift 2 is currently in development and it is expected to release Q4 of 2011. No further details were reveal.

  • Marvelous Entertainment announces Half- Minute Hero 2

    Marvelous Entertainment announces development Half- Minute Hero 2, the sequel to Half-Minute Hero in Japan.

    The oddest thing about this title is that we have a number of challenges that we meet standards in 30 seconds, but in the sequel there will be 90 new challenges,  new gameplay, an Ad -hoc multiplayer for four players and an editor to create your own levels and challenges.

    Half-Minute Hero 2 is yet to have a western release date, but it will be coming out of PSP in Japan on 4th November for a price of  ¥4980.

  • Gran Turismo 5 Signature & Collector's Edition Revealed

    SCEE today announces the Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) Signature Edition which will be up for grab for a price of £149.99.

    Gran Turismo 5 (GT 5) Special Edition will consist of:

    • Metal sculpted box finished in SLS AMG Obsidian Black
    • Exclusive GT branded SLS AMG 1:43 model car
    • GT leather wallet containing Signature Edition competition entry card
    • Branded USB key with Polyphony/Mercedes-Benz trailer
    • GT branded metal key fob
    • Signature Edition coffee table book featuring the beautiful cars and locations of Gran Turismo 5
    • 200 page Apex drivers magazine with hints on driving technique, car tuning, future technologies and more

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    Also included in this edition is five ChromeLine Collector's Edition cars plus six stealth vechicles and a exclusive theme. This does not ends here gamers who go for Signature Edition will be entering in to an exclusive competition whose details are given on EU PS BLOG.

    Apart from Signature Edition, Sony also unveils GT5 Collector's edition which will be release alongside it for a price of  €79.99. The only thing now left to announce regarding GT5 is the European release date, it comes out in US on 2nd November 2010.

  • Civilization V Demo Next Month

    Civilization V developers today announces that a demo for the game will be release in September just ahead of the game full release in the same period.

    The news comes out on the game official website which reads: “The demo will be released in September, before the full game is released. More details about what will be available in the demo, as well as the exact release date are coming soon, so stay tuned!”

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    Civilization V is slated to release on 24th September in UK by 2K.

  • StarCraft 2 Patch 1.0.1 Download Now Live

    First patch for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is now live. This small patch addresses a few technical issues and makes some server-side optimizations; however, there are a couple of changes worth mentioning which are detailed in the official patch notes below.

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    Bug Fixes

    • Campaign saves have been optimized.
    • Fixed an issue with sound not playing on some 7.1 systems.
  • Win a 125i BMW Performance just for playing Blur

    Starting from Wednesday August 4, users of PlayStation Network may participate in exciting Blur video game competition to win a sporty BMW 125i Performance Series1. All  PlayStation 3 users from the 4th August to August 25 can download the multiplayer demo of the game, may participate in an amazing competition. The players who qualify in fifth position or higher, go into a draw to get the new BMW sports model. The 125i BMW Performance, sporty and dynamic design, incorporates a six-cylinder engine with 218 hp and accelerates from 0 to 100km/h in under 6.4 seconds. BMW Designed with materials of high competition, the 125i BMW Performance provides a perfect driving dynamics.

    125i BMW Performance - Blur game

    • Blur demo is available on PlayStation Network.
    • The competition will be held on the PlayStation Network from 4 to 25 August between all users who download the demo, to be classified in fifth place or higher
    • The winner will receive a fully equipped BMW 125i Performance . The three finalists will receive a full copy of Blur, for PlayStation3
    • Countries participating in this project are the United Kingdom , Ireland, Czech Republic , Denmark , Germany, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Greece, Spain and Finland, France , Netherlands , Poland , Portugal and Russia
    • The minimum age to participate in the competition is 18.
  • Red Dead Redemption: Legends and Killers DLC Release Details

    Rockstar announces the release and price details for the Red Dead Redemption DLC Legends and Killers. The DLC Legends and Killers will be coming out on August 10 (Tuesday).

    Legends and Killers will feature:

    • 9 multiplayer maps
    • New Tomahawk weapons
    • New Trophies an Achievements

    It will be available for a price of $8.99 PSN and 800 Microsoft Points on XBLA.

  • PlayStation Plus content for August and September announced

    Sony today reveals the complete list of games that will be coimng out on Playstation Plus in the month of August and September. The complete list is listed below:

    August 4 – 31

    • PSN: Zen Pinball
    • minis: Blast-Off, Alien Zombie Death
    • PSOne Classic: Medievil
    • Full Game Trial: Infamous,Mushroom Wars
    • Exclusive Discounts: Zen Pinball Earth Defense Table – 20 percent off
    • Warhawk Triple Combo Pack – 50 percent off
    • GT Club PS3/PSN – 50 percent off
    • WipeOut HD Fury – 20 percent off
    • DLC: MotorStorm Pacific Rift: Adrenaline Pack
    • Automatic download demo: Pixel Junk Shooter, Mafia 2
    • Dynamic themes: Exclusive PlayStation Plus Theme, Exclusive ‘Clock’ Theme
    • Premium avatars: Heavy Rain characters x 2

    September 1– 30

    • PSN: Sam and Max: Devil’s Playground (entire season)
    • minis: Vector Tower Defense, Echoes
    • PSOne Classic: Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee
    • Full Game Trial: Warhawk  (50 percent discount on purchase), Inferno Pool
    • Exclusive Discounts: LBP: Ico and Shadow of Colossus costume pack – 50 percent off, Metal Gear Solid (PSOne) – 50 percent off, Warhawk – 20 percent off, Pixel Junk Shooter – 20 percent off
    • DLC: Exclusive UFC Undisputed 2010 DLC
    • Dynamic themes: Exclusive PlayStation Move theme, Exclusive ‘Fish Tank’ theme
    • Premium avatars: Eye Pet Blue Goalie Avatar, Eye Pet DJ Avatar
  • Sakurai: 3D games can cause eye strain

    Creator Kid Icarus : UprisingMasahiro Sakurai commented  that we must be careful during the development of 3D video games, because if there are many objects flying for quite some time, this may cause some eye strain. Therefore, we must check the objects that move through the 3D effect.

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    In turn, has revealed that 3D has many benefits, because from now will see some very interesting details, such as travel shots, offering a real sense of depth.