Ghost Recon: Future Soldier trailer

Posted in Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PC, PlayStation 3, Trailer, Ubisoft, Video, Xbox 360 with tags , , , on March 26, 2010 by James Love

Ubi have unveiled a live action trailer for the new Ghost Recon game.

Directed by Ben Mor of Little Minx (a company of Ridley Scott and Associates) the trailer was created along side the guys who did the visuals in Terminator Salvation.

Check, and some shots, after the jump. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier to give it it’s full title is expected to ship Q3 of 2010.

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GameStop sued over Dragon Age DLC

Posted in EA, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , on March 26, 2010 by James Love

GameStop in the US have been accused of “deceptively misleading” a customer into believing that a pre-owned copy of Dragon Age: Origins came with all the DLC extras advertised on the box, and are now feeling the wrath of the shoppers solicitor.

The lawsuit against GameStop reads as follows; “GameStop, who makes more than 20 per cent of its revenue and nearly $2bn from the sale of used video games, is aware of this issue, and continues to fail to alert customers that this content is not available on used games.

As a result, GameStop tricks consumers into paying more for a used game than they would if they purchased the same game and content new.”

We’ll keep you informed as to the outcome of the legal battle.

[via MCV]

Brand new Halo: Reach details revealed

Posted in Microsoft Games Studios, Xbox 360 with tags , , on March 26, 2010 by James Love

Bungie has told CVG the improvements they’ve been making to the multiplayer component of Halo: Reach aims to make the game “frustration-free.”

Luke Smith of Bungie said “From the outset, we wanted to find a way to reward all types of Halo players.

We’ve done a great job in the past of catering to the end game, hardcore, super-dedicated player – and we have hundreds of thousands of them still playing our games every day – but we need to do a better job rewarding all types of Halo players. Player Investment in Reach is our way of achieving this goal.”

For a full list of what is being changed, head over to CVG to read the rest of the article.

Microsoft to rock E3

Posted in E3 2010, Project Natal, Xbox 360 with tags on March 26, 2010 by James Love

Microsoft have been talking up their E3 this year which will showcase “the universal appeal of Xbox 360.”

Speaking to VG247, Aaron Greenberg said “We’re gearing up for a really exciting E3 – unlike any E3 we’ve ever had before.”

“As you may have heard, our traditional news briefing is on the morning of Monday, June 14. Additionally, as a kick off to the week, we will be hosting a can’t-miss exclusive “Project Natal” World Premiere experience designed for all ages and demonstrating the universal appeal of Xbox 360 on Sunday evening.

We’ll have more details on both events and additional media opportunities for Xbox 360 at E3 in the coming months, but wanted to get the word out now as you make your plans.”

At E3 this year we’ll also see the Nintendo 3DS being revealed in the flesh, along with Sony continuing to show Move and probably ram more 3D down our throats.

Lost Planet 2 demo to PSN and LIVE next week

Posted in Capcom, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags on March 26, 2010 by James Love

Capcom have today announced that Lost Planet 2 will be getting a demo next week on PSN and on LIVE on March 31st via community-distributed.

The demo goes live for everyone else on April 21st for Xbox 360 and April 22nd for PlayStation 3, and gives users the chance to try the Turbulent Jungle map from the online mode.

Additionally, those who download and play the demo will get a reward in the form of immediate access to the Machine Gun SP in the retail version of Lost Planet 2.

Lost Planet 2 launches on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 May 11th and on PC Autumn 2010.

Mafia II gets dated; screens and box art

Posted in 2k Games, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , on March 26, 2010 by James Love

2K have unveiled the official launch date for Mafia II, with the game launching on August 27th 2010 in the UK for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and the PC.

Check out some screens for the game after the jump, along with the cover art for it too.

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Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus screens

Posted in Activision, PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , on March 26, 2010 by James Love

Activision have released a bunch of screens for the forthcoming MW2 Stimulus Package DLC. The DLC has five maps in total, three of them brand new and two of them from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

You can catch the shots over at VG247.

Assassin’s Creed comes Home

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Home, Ubisoft with tags , on March 26, 2010 by James Love

Ubisoft have revealed the full line up of what will be coming to PlayStation Home for their Assassin’s Creed space.

You’ll be able to explore the Abstergo Labs, and by using Eagle Vision, solve clues Ezio-style. The space also offers a tower defense game called Vendetta in which the Templars invade Masyaf and it’s up to you to defend it.

Other notable features of the space are the ability to access the Animus Database, view concept artwork and also be kept up to date via the dev blog. Moreover, the Lineage film is also available to view along with the deveolper diaries giving an insight into the making of AC II.

Check out the screens and video after the jump.

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Heavy Rain getting Move support

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Move, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios with tags , on March 26, 2010 by James Love

Sony have video game magazine Chief that the list of titles that will be getting Move support will now include Heavy Rain.

See the shot from the magazine after the jump.

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Rumour: MotorStorm 3 spotted in the wild

Posted in PlayStation 3, Rumours, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios with tags on March 24, 2010 by James Love

Update: As could be expected, we got a “we do not comment on rumour and speculation” response from SCEE when asked about MotorStorm 3.

NeoGAF user tzare has posted what appears to be the first shot of MotorStorm 3 being played in the big bad world.

Sony registered the MotorStorm 3 domain at the end of February but announced that it “should not be interpreted as an announcement,” however we’d hedge our bets on seeing a reveal at E3.

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