Gran Turismo 5 has a date… Seriously, it does

“We sincerely apologize to GT fans for the delay”… That’s what Sony Computer Entertainment producer Taku Imasaki when Sony promised the game would be on store shelves for Christmas.

Since then, many retailers had dates set for sometime in 2011. Other announcements included one mentioning the discs ready for dispatch.

First announced in 2006, eager fans have been waiting and waiting VERY patiently, knocked back time after time it seems that a date has now been settled after an announcement made by Sony today. That date is November 24th – You can write that down in stone. It’s now official. [Read more…]

Kinect’s First Day

Well it’s been a day since Microsoft’s new hands-free, motion sensing camera – Kinect, arrived in the UK.

With such titles as Kinectimals and Dance Central, we gain a small glimpse at what Kinect is capable of. But this comes with mixed reviews. Many users have complained about the spacial requirements deemed necessary by the hi-tech camera where others have found difficulties in the camera’s ability to recognise faces. Though these haven’t seemed to dampen the new peripherals impact on the nation. [Read more…]

5.6 Million Copies Sold – Call of Duty: Black Ops

We posted an article yesterday regarding pretty impressive stats concerning Xbox LIVE’s online multiplayer gamers logging on to Call of Duty: Black Ops.

Receiving raving reviews (GameSpot for example giving the game a 9.0 with the only downside being that the campaign mode is too short) Black Ops has managed to sell 5.6 million copies in the UK and North America combining to gross a grand total of $360 million during the game’s first 24hrs. Though inspite of this, many gamers arrived home after the games midnight release disappointed due to lag issues and graphical glitches and the like. [Read more…]

Over 1,000,000 online gamers – Call of Duty: Black Ops

Rather astonishingly (depending how you look at it) Treyarch, the developers behind the latest Call of Duty game, have, at the very least, over 1,000,000 reasons to celebrate today.

That’s the number of online multiplayer gamers registered on Xbox LIVE as of 0900 hours GMT. [Read more…]

More Details on Mass Effect 2 on PS3

Those gamers only concerned with their PS3 but relishing the idea of having a go on Mass Effect can now relax and won’t need to feel envious much longer. The original Mass Effect is still out of reach as this will remain exclusive to the Xbox 360 but Mass Effect 2 on the other hand is definitely making it’s way to the PlayStation 3 console. [Read more…]

New Fallout Patch for New Vegas

A multitude of posts regarding Fallout: New Vegas and it’s bugs started cropping up as gamers got to grips with their new desert wasteland soon after release day. Though credit where credit’s due, Bethesda did their job and fixed various known issues via online updates across the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 days later.

We reported on this before and posted a couple of fan-uploaded videos including a moonwalking dog and a one of New Vegas’ new characters playing a scene right out of the exorcist. [Read more…]

No Confirmed Release For Gran Turismo 5 Yet But 6 Now In Development

Though hounded by constant delays and unconfirmed release dates, it does seem however that a real actual launch time is immanent with thanks to Polyphony Digital’s announcement that they are now working on Gran Turismo number 6.
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Ninja Gaiden 3 – A few new details

The Ninja Gaiden series in general has always been notoriously difficult for those less coordinated of gamers and is by no means casual-gamer friendly, but does on the other hand, provide great visuals, stunning boss fights and decent gameplay.

For it’s third installment, Team Ninja have given a few bits of information regarding Ryu Hayabusa’s latest outing including a bloodied concept image above. [Read more…]

Call of Duty: Black Ops for £7.99? Really??

Yep, the title does need some explaining, but it’s all true… Though surprise, surprise, there is indeed a catch.

In just a few days, Call of Duty: Black Ops will be launched nationwide and even allowing avid gamers to pick it up at midnight openings across the country. [Read more…]

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood on PS3 to get Exclusive Rights to DLC

Its seems like for once the PlayStation 3 is getting the one-up over the Xbox 360 this time round. When Fallout 3 released, PS3 gamers had to wait a considerable amount of time before DLC was eventually released for the system. Then we here the same thing will be happening with DLC yet to be released for Fallout: New Vegas. [Read more…]

Xbox LIVE Price Hike

For a long time now, Xbox gamers have long been wishing that they would no longer have to pay anything for Xbox LIVE subscription services. PC and PS3 gamers alike have gloated at the fact they don’t have to pay for online services. Now though, along with the dashboard’s new look, Xbox LIVE will now cost gamers a little more cash to play around with Microsoft’s additional services. [Read more…]

Xbox 360 Dashboard and Xbox LIVE Makeover Now Live

We showed a little sneaky peek a while back, on what you can expect from Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE Fall update, and now it’s live from today. [Read more…]