The PlayStation Network was offline yesterday in order for Sony to prepare the new firmware 3.60 update for the PlayStation 3. Now the new update is available and with it the DRM technology has been fixed to prevent hacking, but for how long?
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For those of you who wished Half Life 2 and Team Fortress could somehow make a 2-D baby, well, your wish was granted. Rochard is a platforming game with puzzle and action elements thrown in. The game has an art style similar to Team Fortress, and the main character, John Rochard, uses a gravity More >
That’s right, games that were once only available for download on Xbox Live are now heading to retail stores. It seems a bit backwards to go from download to retail, but hey, at least these excellent titles will get more mass-market awareness by being in major stores.
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I’m sure most of us remember the ridiculous arguments: “My soldier shot yours”, “No, my bullets hit yours first”. This is exactly why video games became popular. You don’t have to argue about that anymore. Just let the game decide whose soldiers were shot first. Though I’m sure kids (and adults) More >
This new indie game, “Hawken“, might just hit that sweet spot and fill a void that’s all too often ignored – the giant robot genre. It’s really surprising to see the dearth of mech games out there. Why would you not want to pilot a robot that can fly, jump across buildings, and shoot More >
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has told developers at London Studio, Studio Liverpool, and Evolution Studios that their game projects will either be streamlined or closed in order for them to focus on 1st-party offerings by Sony. As much as this might sound like bad news for the studios, Sony More >
Microsoft’s Kinect is the “Fastest Selling Consumer Electronics Device” according to Guinness World Records. It’s pretty crazy to see a peripheral for a console sell like crazy. It’s even crazier with iPad and iPhone mania that the Kienct sold faster that those two during the same launch period. More >
Well, here’s another incentive to become a PlayStation Plus member. Sony has announced that PlayStation Plus members will be able to save their games online. For $50 a year, you’ll be able to upload your saved games to a 150MB storage space in cloud for up to 1,000 save files. Even copy-prohibited More >
The PlayStation Network is undergoing maintenance and started at 8AM PST/11AM EST this morning. It’s going to last a total of 11 hours, so we have until 7PM PST. This means no signing in the network, no online multiplayer, and no store. I wonder what this maintenance can be. It could be Sony More >
The Mortal Kombat reboot game is going to be available next month on April 19, 2011 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Having said that, what better way to beat the crap out of your opponent than to get the Mortal Kombat Fight Stick.
The Mortal Kombat Fight Stick is an arcade-style joystick in More >
Here’s a new pic of Michael Jai White as Jax in the upcoming Mortal Kombat web series being directed by Kevin Tancharoen. Kevin tweeted this pic on his twitter and Jax is either shooting something, or doing the hokey pokey.
The Mortal Kombat web series also stars Jeri Ryan as Sonya Blade and Ian More >
Hollywood Insider has got the scoop on a Doom reboot and they are very enthusiastic and excited about the news. Like really excited. Universal is looking for a good script for the movie that will take full advantage of… yes you guessed it, 3D. I always thought that a 3D Doom game/movie would be More >
Rockstar Games has released a new gameplay video for L.A. Noire, “Investigation and Interrogation”. In this video, you’ll get to see how investigating and interrogating works. These are the two most important skill sets for any detective. Everything you see is actual in-game footage as you search More >
Lucent Heart is a matchmaking MMORPG that offers a unique way to pair up players to share adventures with the help from cupid. GamerDating.com is a social networking dating site where gamers can meet, blog, and game together. It would make sense that somehow these two would meet together and form More >
During GDC last week, Naughty Dog unveiled the new villain that Nathan Drake will be facing in Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception. Her name is Catherine Marlowe, and she is one person you do not want to cross. She’s a leader of a secret society that has been around since the first Queen Elizabeth, More >
So news has broke that Jacqui Ainsley is going to have a baby with Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes, Snatch). For those that don’t know, Jacqui Ainsley was the motion capture actress and model for Heavy Rain‘s Madison Paige. I’m sad to hear this news because I wanted to have her baby.
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In an interview with Robert De Niro, he mentions that he hasn’t read the script for the Uncharted movie yet, but is interested in being in the project with David O. Russell directing with Mark Wahlberg starring as Nathan Drake.
“Absolutely, sure. I’m aware of it,” says De Niro. “I haven’t seen it More >
Here’s a nice high-res artwork of one of the characters from Dead Island, Xian Mei. She’s of Chinese origin and works as a receptionist at the Royal Palm Resort. She’s athletic and smart. The other playable characters you’ll get to play are Sam B. (former rapper), Logan (surfer) and Pura.
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Here’s a new video featuring Jill Valentine and Shuma-Gorath for Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds. They will be available March 15, 2011 for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as individual downloads for 400 Microsoft Points or $4.99 on the PSN.
Jill Valentine is based on her Resident Evil 5 More >
Today, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood will be getting their biggest DLC to date with The Da Vinci Disappearance. It will have new single and multiplayer features.
Everything may seem peachy after the fall of the Borgias in Rome, but danger still lurks in the city of Rome. The single player More >
Looks like this reboot won’t bother me at all since the first two Tomb Raider movies with Angelina Jolie were mediocre. Producer Graham King (The Town, The Departed) will try to take Tomb Raider back to the big screen. His company, GK Films, has acquired the rights to film from Square Enix More >
Sean Bean is in talks to play as Harry Mason in Silent Hill: Revelation 3D alongside Adelaide Clemens (X-Men Origins: Wolverine), who’s playing Heather Mason and Kit Harington (Game of Thrones). If he’s in, this won’t be his first time being in a Silent Hill movie, since he played a father in the More >
Hot off the presses, Deus Ex: Human Revolution finally has a release date in this crowded year. You can expect it to be released on August 25th, 2011, though that is according to EB games in Australia.
The release date for Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be August 23rd, 25th, and 26th More >
Shira Oka: Second Chance is a dating simulation game created by a company called Okashi Studios that is based in San Francisco Bay Area. As one of the first dating simulation game that is created by an American company, this is a great attempt at the genre.
The story of Shira Oka begins with a More >