Archive for August, 2008

New Contributor: Ali_The_Brit

Posted in GOONL!NE Stuff with tags , , on August 31, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

Yallo folks.

Just to let you know, we’ve got a new staffer joining us.

His name is Ali_The_Brit and he’s gonna be your Editor in Chief for the Xbox 360 (The Editor in Chief slot for the Wii wasnt filled sadly and we aint looking for anybody else now till after TGS but if you want to make your interest, contact details are in Contact Us)

Anyways, he’ll make his introduction post soon so give him a warm welcome.


RUMOR: OPM Rumor’s Kingdom Hearts III at TGS

Posted in PlayStation 3 with tags , , , on August 31, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

OPM Issue 23 reached subscribers yesterday and the issue contained 2 world exclusive reviews of Mercenaries 2 and Fifa 09, both god 7/10 and 9/10 respectfully.

But there was an intersting part in the issue which may raise a couple of eyebrows come TGS time including ours.

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Square Enix Buys 30% of Tecmo, Possible Takeover Coming?

Posted in Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , on August 29, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

Square Enix announced this morning that they have bought over 30% of shares of currently troubled Japanese developer, Tecmo.

The developer behind the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive has been through rough times recently with it’s most notable developer in the company Tomonobu Itagaki, behind both the NG and DOA series, being fired with Tecmo’s president Yoshimi Yasuda resigning last week.

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Dead Space Moved Forward in Europe to October 24th

Posted in PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , on August 29, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

EA has announced that their new IP Dead Space, for the PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360, will be moved forward of it’s release of October 31st (Thats Halloween to you & me) to October 24th.

But the PC verison will still release on October 31st as planned.

The move will probably not come as a surprise considering that 2 of the biggest blockbusters of the year, LittleBigPlanet and Fallout 3, is out the same week with LittleBigPlanet out on the 29th with Fallout 3 out on October 31st.

Press Release After the Jump.

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Final Fantasy XIII: New High-Res Shots

Posted in PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , on August 28, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

IGN’s posted some fantastic looking pictures of Final Fantasy XIII from the Dengeki PlayStation issue from Square Enix’s event a couple of weeks ago.

They are after the jump, Final Fantasy Versus XIII too.

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2nd Batch of Sony European Beta Invites Sent

Posted in PlayStation 3 with tags , , , on August 27, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

For anybody who has signed up to Sony’s Beta Trial’s in EU recently, you may wanna check your emails right now because you may have got an email.

The emails were sent this morning but unlike the emails which were sent for anybody looking to playtest PlayStation Home, they were for full beta membership.

But not to panic if you didnt get one.

Sony has said that they will be sending more invites every week.

So calm down people, you may still get in yet.

New Warhawk Expansion Leaked

Posted in PlayStation 3 with tags , , , , , , on August 26, 2008 by Jonathan Cullen

On a forum post on the EU PS Forums, it’s claimed that the new Warhawk expansion, due on the PS Store on Thursday called Fallen Star, has been put on the PS Store as part of the combined booster pack of Broken Mirror and Omega Dawn.

At the time of writing this story, the original thread has been deleted but more and more threads are starting to pop up. But there is more which is after the jump.

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