Uncharted 2 Given an 10 by OPM

Posted in Official PlayStation Magazine, PlayStation 3 with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 24, 2009 by Chris Hawke

uncharted-2The new issue of OPM UK has been released, which contains a massive 10 to Uncharted 2: Among Thieves.

Meanwhile, Beatles g0t 9, Ninja Gaiden Sigma II got a 9 and WET got a 4.

Oh dear.

The rest of the scores are after the jump. The ones bolded are PS3 titles.

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TGS 09: Splinter Cell: Conviction Dated for February 2010

Posted in Tokyo Games Show 2009, Ubisoft, Xbox 360 with tags , , on September 24, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

splinter-cell-convictionUbisoft’s confirmed at TGS that Splinter Cell: Conviction will get a US release of February 23.

No date yet though for Europe. We’ll check in with Ubisoft about a possible EU date.

Some new videos came out too. We’ll try and get them up asap.

TGS 09: SCEJ Announce PS3 FFXIII Bundle

Posted in Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII Japanese Launch Portal, PlayStation 3, Square Enix, Tokyo Games Show 2009 with tags , on September 24, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen


Sony and Square Enix have announced they are to release a Final Fantasy XIII bundle in Japan.

The bundle will contain a 250GB PS3 Slim with a copy of FFXIII, while the console also contains a lovely artwork featuring Lightning. It’ll retail for ¥41,600 when it goes on release with the game on December 17th.

Engadget has lovely pics of them here.

TGS 09: Gran Turismo 5 Dated for March 2010 in Japan

Posted in PlayStation 3, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, Tokyo Games Show 2009 with tags , , on September 24, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

gt5And the 2009 dream is over.

Gran Turismo 5 will be released in March 2010 in Japan. The news came from Kazunori Yamauchi at a second SCEJ press conference after the Kaz Hirai keynote.

It looks like your only fix for GT on a PS3 is Prologue for now. That, or GT for the PSP if you want.

Until today, it had been widely speculated that the game would see a released by Christmas.

Zipper Insist It’d Be “great” if They Did MAG DLC

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Store, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios with tags , , on September 24, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen


Speaking at a hands-on event in Dublin earlier tonight, Zipper Creative Director Ed Byrne told GOONL!NE it’d be “great” if they could do DLC for MAG.

Although he did say that after refusing to discuss any plans on the said plans for DLC.

“I can not coment on that. It would be great” said Byrne, when we asked about DLC for the game.

Stay tuned. There is more to come.

TGS 09: CONFIRMED: Nintendo Announce Wii Price-Cut

Posted in Nintendo Wii, Tokyo Games Show 2009 with tags , on September 24, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen


In your face, Kaz.

Nintendo’s just announced a price-cut for the Wii, one which has been rumored for some time now. The price is now $199, down from $249 in the US and Japan.

This aint Sony’s day is it?

PR is after the jump.

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TGS 09: Gran Turismo 5 Development at 65%

Posted in PlayStation 3, Tokyo Games Show 2009 with tags , on September 24, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen


Well, hello there Gran Turismo 5, we may be seeing you in 2009 after all.

The game is cited as 65% finished in a TGS brochure waiting for anybody attending the Kaz Hirai keynote, which will kick off as this goes live.

2009 date during the keynote? Almost certainly.

We’ll keep you up to date as the keynote happens.

Thanks, Kotaku.

TGS 09: Kojima and Capcom’s Inafune Announce Support of Natal

Posted in Capcom, Konami, Project Natal, SEGA, Tokyo Games Show 2009, Xbox 360 with tags , , on September 24, 2009 by Jonathan Cullen

NatalMicrosoft’s put out a press release announcing the publishers and partners toiling away at Project Natal.

The 360 motion controller now has support from Konami, Capcom, Square Enix and MTV Games, which may hint at a Rock Band based Natal game.

But the biggest news is a panel that will be happening today. When in BST we dont know, but the panel does contain MGS creator Hideo Kojima and Capcom’s Kenji Inafune, as well as SEGA’s Toshihiro Nagoshi. We shall see what happens later today.

Rising with Natal? Chainsaws in Dead Rising 3 thanks to the camera? We shall see.

Ta, Kotaku.

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising ‘Eagle Offensive’ Video

Posted in Codemasters, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 with tags on September 23, 2009 by Chris Hawke

Dragon Rising

It’s that time again, folk, where Codemasters show off how awesome they are.

A new video, released..literally a minute ago, is taken from the game; mission 4, called Eagle Offensive. It tasks the USMC with instructions to take, secure and hold a captured PLA airfield on the lush island of Skira. Hey, enough of the talking; watch the video and see the awesome for yourself.

9th October for the game, after the jump for the video.

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Check Your E-Mails: MAG Beta Keys Sent Out

Posted in PlayStation 3 with tags , on September 23, 2009 by Chris Hawke


Like that excited kid on Christmas, if you’re one of the 11,000 in the UK still to get your MAG Beta Code, check your inbox. There should be a little surprise waiting for you…

You can pump it into your system, but you’ll have to spend a good 7 hours downloading some updates, so don’t get too giddy.

Johnny’s on his way now to talk to Ed Byrne of Zipper with your questions on MAG. Read more info here.