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Gran Turismo 5 was announced at this year’s E3 via the Sony conference. With about 950 cars, multitudes of tracks, day to night transition, full on vehicle damage, and probably some of the most realistic graphics ever seen in a racing game (sorry Forza), Gran Turismo is definitely gonna see a lot of hype when it releases on November 2, 2010. Sony showed off a pretty intense trailer at E3,   Read More ...

Categories: News, PlayStation 3, Sony

EA and Dice’s latest re-installment of the hit classic, Medal of Honor, has been on the minds of just about every Battlefield fan since it was first introduced. For those that own Battlefield Bad Company 2 and have preordered the game from retailers, you may have had some issues using the PS3 download codes. It seems there has been a solution to this problem: patience. Dice’s highly anticipated multiplayer beta   Read More ...

Sony has unveiled this week’s US PlayStation Store update: PS3 Game Videos (free) Pulse E3 Special Edition 2 Summer 2010 PS3 Software Showcase Summer 2010 PSP Software Showcase Summer 2010 Product Montage Summer 2010 Move Montage Video

New box, new kit, new look? With the launch of their new console and Kinect coming soon, Microsoft looks to be rebranding the Xbox 360. Kinect and its Hub, which made an appearance at E3, added more dimension to the Dashboard’s UI, and will likely bring new tweaks to the interface at launch. A revised boot screen made its way into the mix as well. It looks pretty nice, a   Read More ...

Categories: E3, Microsoft, News, Xbox 360

Valve’s Portal 2 presentation at E3 was full of gameplay videos showing off new features and a pretty interesting story line. No co-op gameplay was shown, though, Valve developer Erik Johnson revealed one bit of info: Valve is planning to allow PS3 players to play with Mac and PC players. I guess that means Steamworks on PS3: confirmed. Another Valve developer, Mike Dunkle stated that “The plan is you will   Read More ...

Categories: E3, Mac, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

The full character list for the upcoming title Marvel vs. Capcom 3 has been leaked early. The list emerged via Flash encoding on the Japanese Marvel vs. Capcom 3 site, though it’s since been altered to remove mention of other characters. In any case, it’s an interesting talking point. So here is the character list in full: Marvel: Spider-Man, Hulk, Wolverine, Mr Fantastic, Captain America, Iron Man, War Machine (alternate   Read More ...

Categories: E3, News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

There was an info sheet released on Microsoft’s new, slimmer Xbox 360. There were a few notable highlights: it now has Kensington lock slots, and the new dimensions. The new “S” console is about 17% smaller than the original, and is physically incapable of getting the red ring of death. Hold your horses, cowboy. That doesn’t mean the console can no longer malfunction or experience systematic failure. The slimmer console   Read More ...

Categories: E3, Microsoft, News, Xbox 360

Turns out Crysis 2′s E3 trailer was real-time rendered PC footage. Crytek Staff: “After being here a few months now, it is clear to me that it’s everyone at Crytek’s intention to make Crysis 2 and CryENGINE 3 the very best they can be on ALL supported platforms. Here is some Crysis 2 footage rendered in realtime on a PC:

Categories: Crytek, E3, News, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

Kinect sure has had a lasting impression on a good deal of us, ever since its introduction into the gaming world as ‘Project Natal’. The technology that Microsoft has put behind this revolutionary motion controller is absolutely astounding. It is the only device I’ve seen that picks up input without any handheld peripherals such as the Move controller or the Wii Remote. However, there are a few concerns about Kinect   Read More ...

Well, looks like our good ol’ friends at Walmart, the same people who made the iPhone $97 to make room for the iPhone 4, are bringing you another smashing deal for Father’s Day—a $99 (don’t get too happy yet) Xbox 360 Arcade! At E3, Microsoft unveiled the new Xbox 360 (to replace the Elite, moreso). Price drops on the rest of the consoles quickly followed. The existing Elite would see   Read More ...

Categories: Microsoft, News, Xbox 360

Konami announced a new installment of the scary, creepy, thriller Silent Hill at their E3 press conference. Silent Hill: Homecoming was the last installment of the series to make an appearance on the PS3 console, which was developed by Foundation 9 Entertainment and Double Helix Games. The new game will be simply titled ‘Silent Hill 8’, (according to the press release, but this is a working title) delivering the same   Read More ...

Categories: E3, Konami, News, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

As of E3 2010, Xbox Live isn’t the only paid console gaming service out there. Sony revealed at their press conference, a paid version of PSN called PlayStation Plus. Now, don’t be alarmed, you’ll still have your beloved free online pay. But, what exactly are these two services butting heads about? Read more to catch the details.

During Sony’s E3 press conference yesterday, they announced many titles, compatible with its recently priced and dated PlayStation Move controller. Some games are coming TO the Move, and some titles are getting Move control updates. Some are original efforts like Echochrome 2, Sorcery, and The Fight: Lights Out (which is also in Stereoscopic 3D), while some others like Heavy Rain and Sly Cooper collection aren’t so new. Comparing Sony’s list   Read More ...

Nintendo released a bit of a game changer, or what they referred to as a “bridge game”, to ‘bridge’ all demographics of gamers into the video gaming world. This title, Wii Party, is one of those Nintendo/Wii-licensed titles like Wii Sports, Wii Sports Resort, and Wii Fit, yet it takes on a more casual appeal. It is a lot like a generic Mario Party where the characters are Miis instead   Read More ...

Categories: E3, News, Nintendo, Nintendo Wii

To accompany the announcement of the 3DS, Nintendo also announced Kid Icarus Uprising. The trailer does not offer the full 3D experience that the game does, but it was still pretty epic. Nintendo definitely did a good job on this game. The trailer for Kid Icarus Uprising showed some fairly detailed characters and environments with some very impressive graphics for the system. Kid Icarus Uprising has no set release date   Read More ...

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