Archive for January, 2010

GOONL!NE Review: MAG

Posted in PlayStation 3, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios with tags , on January 31, 2010 by James Love

Developer: Zipper Interactive
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Also on: N/A
Console Played On: PlayStation 3
Release Date: January 29th 2010
Age Rating: ESRB M, PEGI 16

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Aliens vs Predator: Predator Gameplay Footage

Posted in PC, PlayStation 3, SEGA, Xbox 360 with tags , on January 31, 2010 by James Love

SEGA have released a new trailer for one of our most highly anticipated games for this year, Aliens vs Predator.

The trailer shows off brand new gameplay footage, all through the eyes of the Predator.

Check it out after the jump. AvP launches on Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3 February 19th.

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Mass Effect 2 smashes 2 million mark

Posted in EA, PC, Xbox 360 with tags , on January 29, 2010 by James Love

One of our most hotly anticapted games of 2010, Mass Effect 2, has now sold in excess of 2 million copies within it’s first week of going on sale, with that figure set to rise even further with the game’s European launch today.

The game has so far recieved 40 perfect scores from critics, with it overal average 96%, with MSNBC.com stating that, “Mass Effect will go down as one of the most influential video game series of all-time.”

The full PR is after the jump.

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Xbox 360 sees sales dip

Posted in Xbox 360 on January 29, 2010 by James Love

Latest industry figures show that Microsoft saw a sales decrease in Q4 of 2009, with sales down 13% on the same quarter of the previous year. The total number of 360’s sold stood at 5.2 million compared with 6 million the year before.

The drop in sales isn’t all bad news for Microsoft as their profits have continued to increase on the 360 and their other products in the media division increasing from $130 million to $375 million, thanks to a 23% drop in production cost of the 360.

Thanks to MCV.

Episodes From Liberty City confirmed for PlayStation 3

Posted in PC, PlayStation 3, Rockstar Games, Take Two with tags , , , , , on January 29, 2010 by James Love

It’s been doing rounds in the rumour mill ever since it was announced for the Xbox 360, but Rockstar have finally confirmed that the much awaited Grand Theft Auto IV DLC, Episodes from Liberty City, will indeed be making it’s way to the PlayStation 3.

Comprising of two pieces, The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony it’ll be available in March on the PS3 and on PC too. “It’s been a long time coming, but we are proud to finally deliver Episodes From Liberty City for the PC and PlayStation 3,” said Sam Houser. “We appreciate the patience of our PlayStation 3 and PC fans worldwide.”

You can find the full press release after the jump.

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Loading time fix coming for PS3 version of Bayonetta

Posted in PlayStation 3, SEGA, Xbox 360 with tags , on January 28, 2010 by James Love

After suffering criticism for their PlayStation 3 port of Bayonetta, SEGA are on track to repair the damage by releasing a patch today that will significantly decrease loading times.

With the new update to the game, you now have the option to install it to the HDD which should hopefully cure the problem.

Full PR is after the break.

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Metro 2033 dated

Posted in PC, THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , on January 28, 2010 by James Love

THQ have announced the release date for their highly anticipated shooter Metro 2033. The game will launch in North America on March 16th and will follow in Europe three days later on March 19th.

There’ll also be a Limited Edition available too giving you an exclusive shotgun and four art cards by Anton Grechko.

You can find the full PR after the jump.

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Supreme Commander 2 dated

Posted in PC, Square Enix Europe (Eidos), Xbox 360 with tags , on January 27, 2010 by James Love

Square Enix have announced that the second game in the Supreme Commander series will be coming to PC from 5th March and Xbox 360 19th March.

Set a quarter of a century ahead of the last game, the new game promises bigger guns, bigger battles and a bigger story.

The full PR is after the jump, along with 10 screenshots from the game.

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Aliens vs Predator ‘Heritage’ Trailer

Posted in PlayStation 3, SEGA, Xbox 360 with tags , on January 23, 2010 by James Love

We’ve got the latest Aliens vs Predator trailer here for you, showing off, as the title suggests, the heritage of the series. Featuring footage of Rebellion’s original game from 1999, it’s juxtaposed with footage from the new title which shows the action to be as intense as ever.

Check it out after the jump. AvP launches February 19th on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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Assassin’s Creed II DLC coming next week

Posted in PlayStation 3, Ubisoft, Xbox 360 with tags , on January 22, 2010 by James Love

Ubisoft have announced via their Twitter that the first piece of Assassin’s Creed II DLC will be coming to all available platforms on January 28th.

The DLC is titled Battle of Forli and it will have a worldwide release for PS3 and X360, with prices pitched at €3.99 and 320 MS points respectively.

[via VG247]

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