Xbox 360 Wireless N Adaptor Appears In UK

Posted in Xbox 360 with tags , on November 9, 2009 by James Love

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The 802.11n WiFI adaptor for the 360 has appeared on UK shelve. Priced at £49 by ASDA, it’s ideal if you’re looking to stream something like hi-def video as a spec bump pushes raw data rate transfers to at least twice what you’ve seen on 802.11b/g networks while offering more options for placement thanks to improved range.

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European Game Releases [9/11 - 13/11]

Posted in Activision, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , on November 8, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

MW2 LogoSo this is it.

Everyone is hiding for the hills this week, as the only blockbuster game worth mentioning this week is not just the most antcipated game of the year, but one of the most antcipated games this decade, and of all time full stop.

Modern. Warfare. 2.

There really are no other games worth mentioning this week other then this. Oh, wait, there is. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Reflex for ther Nintendo Wii. A Wii port of the original Modern Warfare coming for World at War developers Treyarch, who get possesion of the main IP for the next game in the series, as Acti confirmed this week.

Find the full list of games, whatever many there may be, after the jump.

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Supermarket Price War Begins On Modern Warfare 2 At Sainsbury’s

Posted in Activision, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , , on November 7, 2009 by James Love

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And so it begins in UK supermarkets. Sainsbury’s have cut the price of MW2 to just £26, a staggering £29 cheaper than the RRP.

With Sainsbury’s cutting the price so drastically, expect Tesco and ASDA to do the same with their launches of the game this week. The price had been rumoured to have been cut by various sources but with this receipt, we can pretty much confirm it.

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First Look At Skate 3

Posted in EA, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags , on November 7, 2009 by James Love

Skate 3Fresh from EA is the first trailer showing off Skate 3, which is due out for PS3 and Xbox 360 in May 2010.

Check it out after the jump.

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The White Stripes, Kasabian Coming to Rock Band Next Week

Posted in EA, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Store, Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , , , , on November 6, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

rock-band-2EA’s announced that next week’s Rock Band update will see The White Stripes and Kasabian coming in DLC.

This is the first time either band has been involved with the game, although the third time Jack White has been involved, as his side projects The Raconteurs and The Dead Weather has been in the game for a while.

White Stripes songs include Icky Thump, Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground and Girl You Have No Faith in Medicine. Kasabian’s involvement sees them use Club Foot from their self-titled debut album.

The Damned will also be involved with “Smash it Up”.

The DLC is out on Tuesday for XBLMP and Rock Band Shop for the Wii, and on Thursday for the PS3. PR after the break.

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Beta Code for FFXIV with Copies of FFXIII

Posted in Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII Japanese Launch Portal, PlayStation 3, Square Enix with tags , , on November 6, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Final Fantasy XIIIThe new scans from Shonen Jump has leaked early, but we do get a early look at one it’s games in the mag: Final Fantasy XIII.

The scans show Hope’s summon and what Chocobos look like in this cannon FF, but the big revealation comes at the end of  the article, where it is revealed that a beta code for the beta of Final Fantasy XIV will be included in the game at release on December 17th.

No word yet on the platform, but obviously you have to say it would be the PS3. That said, it would be a contradiction of what Square Enix said before by saying the beta would be a PC only affair.

Get the scans after the jump.

FFXIII is out on Dec. 17, while FFXIV is out on the PS3 from next year.

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New FFXIII Screens Show Lovely, Lush Enviroments

Posted in Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII Japanese Launch Portal, PlayStation 3, Square Enix, Xbox 360 with tags on November 6, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

FFXIIISquare Enix has released some new enviroment shots of Final Fantasy XIII to look at.

Lovely looking, of course.

Find them after the jump.

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Nintendo: Mario Galaxy 2, Metroid: Other M Still Down for 2010

Posted in Nintendo Wii with tags , , , on November 6, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

SMG2Speaking in the latest GameTrailers TV, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils Amie has reafirmed that Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Metroid: Other M will be coming next year.

Both games were announced at the company’s E3 press conference back in June. Galaxy 2 is the first time two 3D Mario games have appeared on the same Nintendo home platform.

“We’re in the middle of finalising the game,” revealed Shigeru Miyamoto, who was speaking on the game.

“The idea is that we’ve created almost entirely new courses for Mario Galaxy 2, the courses we added, some new new abillties for Mario and the goal is to take the system and the gameplay of the original Super Mario Galaxy, and turn it into something thats a little bit more expanded and offers a great deal of challenge for people who enjoyed that first game.”

Thanks, GoNintendo.

RUMOR: First Teaser for Kane & Lynch 2 Released

Posted in PlayStation 3, Square Enix Europe (Eidos), Xbox 360 with tags on November 6, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

Kane & LynchIf this YouTube video is real, this is the first teaser for Kane & Lynch 2.

It shows CCTV secruity footage of goings on in a Chinese restruant, with one of the two getting attacked by the dog.

The game has been known to be in development for agood while, with the first game recieving medicore reviews back in 2007.

Find the video after the jump.

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Japanese Hardware and Software Charts: Bayonetta Pushes PS3 Sales

Posted in Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, SEGA, Xbox 360 with tags on November 6, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

pswii60Media-Create has released this weeks Hardware and Software charts for Japan.

Bayonetta comes out on top in the software charts for the PS3, while the 360 version lands in 7th. And thanks to it, the PS3 sees a better push this week and higher sales then previous weeks, although still falls short to dethrone the DSi from top spot in the hardware charts.

Find them after the jump.

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