Archive for July 21st, 2010

Nintendo has confirmed this week’s European downloads: WiiWare Arcade Sports Air Hockey, Bowling, Pool, Snooker (800 Miyamotos) Girlfriends Forever: Magic Skate (800 Miyamotos) Virtual Console Aero the Acrobat (800 Miyamotos) DSiWare World Poker Tour: Texas Hold ‘Em (500 Miyamotos) Crazy Pinball (500 Miyamotos) Pop Island – Paperfield (200 Miyamotos)

Sony has unveiled this week’s PAL PlayStation Store update: PS3 Special Offers (available until 4th August) * Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection Online (was £14.99/€19.99 now £11.99/€14.99) * Revenge of the Wounded Dragons (was £6.29/€7.99 now £3.99/€4.99) * Mortal Kombat 2 (was £3.99/€4.99 now £2.39/€2.99) * Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic (was £7.99/€9.99 now £3.99/€4.99) * Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic Time Savers Pack (was £1.19/€1.99 now   Read More ...

EA has announced EA Sports Active NFL Training Camp. The game is coming out for the Wii on 16th November, but there are Kinect, Move and iPhone versions in development. Apparently Training Camp was made with the help of real-life NFL coaches. It has 70 drills and challenges to improve strength, power and conditioning, according to EA.

Gamers will decide whether Clayton Carmine lives or dies in Gears of War 3. From 29th July, Microsoft will release two different T-shirts on the avatar marketplace. All the proceeds from the shirts will go to the Child’s Play charity. As you may have gathered by now, one will be supporting his death, emblazoned with “Carmine Must Die” on the front. The other will say “Save Carmine”. Whichever shirt sells   Read More ...

EA has finally started the Xbox 360 Medal of Honor beta. To access it, you need to get a code from pre-ordering with a retailer like Play or GAME. Once you have that, visit http://www.medalofhonor.com/beta, login with your EA account, put the code into the box and select which version of the beta you want. Once you select 360, you’ll be given a download code that you can chuck into   Read More ...

Categories: DICE, EA, News, Xbox 360, Xbox Live

Valve and 2K Games have today announced that Mafia II’s PC release will ship with Steamworks. Apparently it will have features such as auto-updating, Steam Achievements, statistics, downloadable content and more. Customers who pre-order any edition of Mafia II through digital retailers (including Steam) will be given a free digital copy of the original Mafia game that they can play right now. “Using Steamworks to power Mafia II has been   Read More ...

Categories: 2K Games, News, PC, Steam, Valve

EA has announced yet another expansion pack for The Sims 3 on the PC and Mac, releasing this autumn. Called Late Night, it unfortunately doesn’t allow you to host your own talk show and get kicked off for being ginger and not being called Jay Leno. Instead, it allows sims to go off to crazy parties, get drunk in bars, have fun in hot tubs and have groupies with bands.   Read More ...

Categories: EA, Mac, News, PC

EA has announced the next game from Maxis. Unsurprisingly, it will be released for the PC. It’s called Darkspore and they class it is as an online action RPG, releasing in February 2011. Expect lots of sci-fi galaxy space fighting and other stuff. The campaign mode supports four-player co-op and there’s also a normal multiplayer mode for killing gits. It looks very Diablo-esque, with loot drops and lots of upgrades   Read More ...

Categories: EA, Maxis, News, PC

EA has announced Alice: Madness Returns. Its American McGee’s new game (apparently that’s supposed to mean something) and will be released on the PC, PS3 and 360 next year. The game is set ten years after McGee’s original Alice title. Alice is in a bit of a weird state, after having been locked up in an asylum for the insane. She’s tasked with finding out why she’s gone off the   Read More ...

Categories: EA, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

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