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E3 2010: Microsoft Round-up

Posted in E3 2010, Trade Shows 2010, Xbox 360 with tags , on June 14, 2010 by James Love

Instead of numerous news posts of what happened today at Microsoft’s E3 press conference, we’ve taken all todays happenings and stuck them all into one handy place for you to read about them.

Find out what went down with Microsoft today after the jump.

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Final Fantasy XIII – Serah Revealed

Posted in Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII Japanese Launch Portal, PlayStation 3, Square Enix, Xbox 360 with tags , , , on September 9, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

FFXIII SerahSome HD footage of Final Fantasy XIII was shown on Japanese  TV overnight, which showed for the first time the character Serah.

She’s been mentioned before in the Kickoff trailer in January, as well as the Jump Fiesta trailer with the release of Advent Children Complete in the US. But she hasn’t featured in a trailer until now.

According to reports going around the web (we dont know if this true or not. Maybe our brain is pulling tricks), Serah is Snow’s missus and is the one “who saved us” according to Snow in the two trailers mentioned.

Get the footage after the jump. Game was confirmed for December 17th in Japan yesterday.

Thanks to UFFS for the asset.

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Guitar Hero 5 Takes Customisation to the Next Level

Posted in Activision, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , on September 3, 2009 by David Pitchforth

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With the release of Guitar Hero 5 and The Beatles: Rock Band only a few short days away, you may be wondering which of these rhythmic heavyweights should get your hard earned money. In an bid to convince you that Guitar Hero 5 is the way to go, we received news today about some of the options for Create-A-Rocker.

To create a more authentic experience, Activision has team up with several real world instrument makers, footwear and equipment brands, all of whom are creating virtual equipment for you to use in game. With brands such as Ernie Bell, Ibanez, Krank, Line 6 and many more, there are plenty of options for creating the rock god you always wanted to be. Full details after the jump.

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Colin McRae: DiRT 2 Goes On Tour

Posted in Codemasters, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network, Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , , , on August 28, 2009 by James Love

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Codemasters today unleashed another trailer for DiRT 2 with nine locations revealed, ranging from the dusty desert tracks of Morocco to the serene mountains of China, sweeping up past fields in Yangshuo.

Over one hundred events will be playable in DiRT 2 too, along with varying game modes ranging from classic rally racing to Last Man Standing where every thirty seconds the racer in last place is eliminated until just one driver remains.

The brand new trailer follows the jump.

DiRT 2 launches on all systems on September 8th in the US and September 11th in the UK. If you wish to whet your appetite there is currently a demo of DiRT 2 on the Xbox Live Marketplace and on the PlayStation Store in the EU.

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Cologne 2009: Fable III Unveiled

Posted in GamesCOM - Cologne 2009, Microsoft Games Studios, Trade Shows 2009, Xbox 360 with tags , , on August 19, 2009 by James Love

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Today at GamesCom, Microsoft have announced the third game in the Fable series for Xbox 360.

Fable III is another step up in scale and attention to detail from Fable II, this time you’ll be the ruler of Albion. As with the games that preceded it it’ll all be about choice.

Peter Molyneux told of how you could choose to “eradicate poverty”  by giving money to the poor, or you can horde it for yourself and become quite the autocrat. Every choice you make will effect what happens in the game, every action will have a reaction.

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Cologne 2009: Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Trailer

Posted in EA, GamesCOM - Cologne 2009, PlayStation 3, Trade Shows 2009, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , on August 19, 2009 by James Love

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Another trailer from EA, this time for Battlefield: Bad Company 2. The sequel to one of the most critically-acclaimed games of last year looks bigger and better than ever, boasting larger explosions and more tense action. The Frostbite engine with it’s ‘Destruction 2.0′ allows for snipers to be creative by blowing up bits of the scenery to gain prime positions for which to attack.

As always with Battlefield, squad play is key with EA stating that “Bad Company 2 will encourage players to work as a four-person team to achieve a common goal.”

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 will be available on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 from March 2nd 2010.

Check the trailer after the jump!

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Cologne 2009: Dante’s Inferno Trailer

Posted in EA, GamesCOM - Cologne 2009, PlayStation 3, Trade Shows 2009, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , on August 19, 2009 by James Love

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Straight out of GamesCom, this is the newest trailer for EA’s God of War rival Dante’s Inferno.

The trailer shows some shots of the various antagonists we’ll meet as we descend through Hell and showcases the 7 circles.

Dante’s Inferno launches February 12th 2010 in the EU and February 9th in the U.S. on Xbox 360 and PS3.

Check the new trailer after the jump.

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