Aliens: Colonial Marines Announced

Sega has announced Aliens: Colonial Marines, an FPS developed by Gearbox Software (Brothers in Arms, Counter-Strike) based on the hit horror movies. Aliens: Colonial Marines will be a Squad based shooter. The game will also include four player co-op, where each member takes on a different role in their squad. More multiplayer modes will be revealed later this year. In their press release, Sega states that “Aliens: Colonial Marines will retain the atmospheric... 

Sony Talks Strategy

Gameindustry.biz had an interview with Scott Steinburg, who is SCEA’s VP of marketing. They discuss Sony’s stance in 08, Their counter to the Gears of War 2 announcement, the importance of the victory of Blu-Ray in the format war, Home and some other key points. Full gamebiz Interview  Read More →

UK not getting Gran Turismo 5 untill 2009

Videogamer.com has reported that an email sent out from GAME, which is a big video game retailer out there, states:“The legendary “Real Driving Simulator” Gran Turismo 5 is heading to PlayStation 3 in 2009, utilising the uber-console’s raw horsepower to generate an unrivalled level of realism” The email goes on to talk about the March 25 release of Gran Turismo Prologue for €19.99. As for the rest of us? We still have a release... 

Portal 2 Confirmed by Valve

Portal, the critically acclaimed and stand out game of Valve’s Orange Box has been confirmed for a sequel. While in an interview with G4TV’s X-Play Portal’s Lead designer, Kimberly Swift, announced that the hit game would be getting the Sequel treatment. No additional information was given, but I can assure you that we are all excited.  Read More →

Splinter Cell: DA

Today Ubisoft has confirmed that Double Agent will arrive on the PlayStation 3 in North America and Europe sometime in March of 2007. Double Agent, has already been released on the Xbox 360, PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, and Wii. The game will include special features developed specifically for the PS3, including support for the system’s motion-sensing Sixaxis controller, new multiplayer maps and skins. Previous versions of Splinter Cell Double... 

Countdown to glory ?

With the Japanese PS3 launch approaching many retailers have had to decide whether to have pre-orders, or sell their stock on a first come, first serve basis. Some retailers did allow pre-orders on a very limited basis, while others have opted for the later. One thing is sure though, there will be many, many disappointed gamers on launch day in Japan. With Sony cutting it’s original shipping estimate to approximately 80,000 units, a 20% decrease from... 

PS3 accessories and prices

Sony has announced prices for some of its’ upcoming accessories for the Sony Playstation 3. PS3 HDMI cable will retail for $49.99. Less expensive than some cables, but a lot more expensive than others. Any HDMI cable will work, so it’s really left up to the users to decide whether they need to pay $50 for a cable. Ebay usually has cables ranging from $10 on up. PS3 Sixaxis controllers will sell for $49.99 each. The controller has built-in Bluetooth... 

Ebay pulls PS3 sale listings

Not long after the pre-orders for the Playstation 3 were “sold out”, you could find listings on Ebay for the next-gen console. With a few listings already having multiple bids ranging from $1200, all the way up to $2500. It seems those listings were violating an Ebay policy that restricts users from selling items that aren’t even released yet. According to information obtained, a product listing has to be available to the public within... 

PS3 Pre-orders: Sold Out !

PS3 preorders have come and now are gone. GameStop and EB Games have updated their sites with disappointing news for anyone wanting to reserve one of Sony’s next-gen consoles. Messages on both sites read: “Due to high demand and limited quantities, our US in-store preorder for the PlayStation 3 has ended.” American gamers set on getting a preordered PS3 may be able to head north to get that of which they dream of. The message continues: “Information... 

PS3 Pre-orders at GameStop

GameStop has announced it will start taking pre-orders for the Sony Playstation 3 today, Oct. 10th. These pre-orders, however, will be on a very limited basis. Some stores are only expetcing eight units, with select stores getting sixteen units. Also, reservations will be held to one per household, and employee purchases are limited to two units per store. The pre-order amount will be $100 in store, and can be made with cash, credit, or trade-in. Another...