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Goodbye Altair, Welcome Enzio

Posted in Microsoft, News, PC, PS3, Sony, Xbox 360 with tags , on April 11, 2009 by Stephen

Issue 103 of Game Informer magazine should be hitting store shelves soon, featuring the world exclusive reveal of Assassin’s Creed II, while also introducing new assassin Ezio posing on the front cover.

Now, the word around the net is some of the new details that will be revailed and discussed in the next issue. From what we can gather in our usual net rounds, some of this details are: Continue reading

Resident Evil 5 Impressions

Posted in Gaming Rant, Microsoft, PS3, Sony, Xbox 360 with tags , on March 22, 2009 by Stephen

Back in 1996, Capcom debut the first of several game from the Resident Evil franchise, changing forever the landscape of what action games could bring to the table. While not the first game to introduce the now famous catch phrase “Survival Horror”, Capcom sure took the term “survival” in a threat typical of horror fiction to another level.

Forward to 2009 and after a group of well established games and spin-off from the series, Capcom once again deliver another journey into the land of zombies where you main objectives are to manage your resources and escape at all cost, or perhaps just shot your way through anything that move and waste away whatever resources you get along the way.

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Japan’s Top 100 Sellers Revealed

Posted in Gaming Rant, Japan, Microsoft, News, Nintendo, Nintendo DS, PS3, PSP, Sony, Wii, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , , , , , on February 18, 2009 by Stephen

Konami’s long-awaited Metal Gear 4 title had amassed sales of 686,254 last year; 476,334 in its first week alone. The game is cited as the PS3’s top seller as part of a wider list of the 100 top-selling games of last year.

Sadly to fans and perhaps a sign of how the industry has changed, Metal Gear Solid 4 ranks in at eleventh. Ahead of it are nine games for Nintendo consoles, with Wii Sports (non bundled in Japan) sitting in tenth, Animal Crossing City Folk in eighth, Rhythm Tengoku Gold in six, and Mario Kart Wii in fourth.

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Resident Evil 5 To Reanimate Del Lago?

Posted in Japan, Microsoft, News, PC, PS3, Sony, Xbox 360 with tags , on February 7, 2009 by Stephen

At least according to Famitsu latest report from the upcoming Resident Evil 5.

It seen the master minds at Capcom have included a boss battle in what it seen like a river or lake with our two protagonist Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar fighting a gargantuan creature from the not-so-safety comfort of a boat.

Now, Jun Takeuchi, the game’s producer, said that Resident Evil 5 will feature similar gameplay to Resident Evil 4 so perhaps fans of the series remember the boss battle from Resident Evil 4 where game protagonist Leon S. Kennedy fights a massive creature going under the name “Del Lago” that lives in a lake.

Persona remake to hit Japan in April

Posted in Japan, News, PSP, Sony with tags on February 7, 2009 by Stephen

The game will be available in Japan on April 29 for PSP and will include new animated cutscenes and an improved user interface. Atlus has not confirmed neither denied this release outside Japan but with the latest sucess of Persona 3 and 4 overseas, It could be just a matter of time.

New LittleBigPlanet Content

Posted in News, PS3, Sony with tags on January 22, 2009 by Stephen

Fans of LittleBigPlanet`s content will  have to wait just a little bit more. On Monday 26th, according to Playstation Europe , the first content “Chinese New Year costumes” will be dropped on the PS3 market with another four coming in different dates through January and February.

Check out the list below for the full lineup and the forum post from PlayStation Europe community manager for more details.

January 26th — Chinese New Year costumes (10 days only)
January 29th — Groundhog Day costume (one week only), God of War mini pack, Kratos costume
February 5th
— Valentines Day mini pack (2 weeks only)
February 12thApe Escape costume, Toro costume
February 19thWipEout costume kit

PSP 5.03 Update released

Posted in News, PSP, Sony with tags , , on January 20, 2009 by Stephen

“Hi, everyone, I wanted to give you a quick heads up that a new PSP firmware update, v5.03, will be released soon. This is a small update that improves system software stability during use of some features”.

With a veil of secrecy in details, Sony just released their latest update 5.03 for PSP. Not much details were given besides improving system software and god knows what else.