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Konami has announced that a demo for PES 2009 will be released for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC on 2nd October – that's this Thursday.
Due for release on 17th October, PES 2009 marks the triumphant return of what is regarded as the most realistic football title for any format. Users will be treated to an expansive playable demo of the new title, with the bespoke version offering a full five-minute Exhibition multiplayer match.
MindFactory has released a free version of Broken Sword, an unofficial sequel to the official Broken Sword games from Revolution Software. You can download Broken Sword 2.5 here
The last months were quite a blow of fate to George Stobbart. First he had to leave Nico for one year because of an important trip to the USA, then his beloved grandfather died of a cancerous growth. But that was not everything. When George receives a telegram from France one day he already has a foreboding of evil.
The BioShock image gallery has been updated with 12 new screenshots.
Microsoft has announced that the five week Summer of Arcade program on the Xbox Live Arcade, which saw the release of great titles like Braid, Bionic Commando: Rearmed, Castle Crushers and Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 was a big success that saw a 58 percent increase in unique members purchasing titles on the XBLA.
Valve has revealed the system requirements for the PC version of Left 4 Dead.
Full requirements are inside, just click the full story button.
has a video where Insomniac’s James Stevenson explains what’s going into Resistance 2 during these final few weeks, what to expect in the upcoming public beta, and why your input is still very important, even in the late stages of development.
The PlayStation Network was updated yesterday with WipEout HD, although many gamers are claiming that they are experiencing crashes and game freezing while playing the futuristic racing game online.
Members from the official European PlayStation forums
have done a bit of detective work, and discovered that the crashes are only happening to those people that have a large list of friends on the network, a number over 50 it seems.
Blizzard has revealed that World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King won't be released on PC CD, it will only be available to consumers that have a DVD drive installed on their PC when it launches on November 13th.
Blizzard Representative Vaneras wrote on the official WoW-Euruope Forums; "World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King will only be available on DVD, not on CDs,"
The Vice President of Marketing for Sony Computer Entertainment of America, Scott Steinberg, is doing his job by hyping the PlayStation 3. A recent official blog
entry states, "PlayStation 3 offers a value proposition that’s second-to-none"
. He also said that the inclusion of a Blu-ray drive, downloadable content, standard definition and high definition is the "choice consumers want."
The European PlayStation Network has been updated, and contains the following new content for purchase...
Click the full story button for the list.
is hosting a screen shot of a brand new Xbox Live dashboard ad for Rock Band 2. The ad encourages users to check out the "new Xbox experience coming in November."
Microsoft still maintains the dashboard refresh for the Xbox 360 will happen in Fall 2008 and no follow-up details from Microsoft have yet been released.
A class action suit filed September 22nd with the northern California District Court is asking for a judgment in excess of $5 million from Electronic Arts. The suit was filed by one Melissa Thomas and "all others similarly situated." The complaint sites that the installation of SecureROM as part of the Spore installation was not authorized by the Plaintiff and that SecureROM can have undesired effects on the consumer. A copy of the complaint is found on Courthouse News.
More details on the new Resident Evil 5 are trickling out. The Japanese language magazine, Famitsu, is reporting that the playable debut at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show will include two new characters as well as several new creatures. The magazine article described by IGN
says that the new characters are Albert Wesker, a former Resident Evil character and his ally Excella Gionne.
The founder of Lionhead Studios, Peter Molyneux told GamesIndustry.biz
that his next project will be "ridiculously ambitious". Most of Molyneuxs projects have been ambitious, he is known for Dungeon Keeper, Populous and Black and White. The new project from Lionhead has not been announced but Molyneux said, "We've actually been working on another project now for a while, and obviously it's ridiculously ambitious, but it's ridiculously ambitious in a very simple way,"
he revealed. "It's a simple and pure idea, and very, very different to anything I've done before".
Bungie has released a short teaser trailer for what appears to be an expansion to Halo 3, as the trailer shows the Halo 3 logo after a scene that features city streets burnout out after a meteor impact.
Bungie says that this will be available on the Xbox Live Marketplace soon.
We are just uploading the Teaser Trailer to our servers now.
In an interview with 1up.com
Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve Software, spoke about the possibilities of a port of Left 4 Dead to the PlayStation 3. While no port or even plans for any conversion were confirmed, Newell didn't shoot down the idea either which leaves room for speculation on a port of the title.
reports that a demo for Mirror's Edge will be released today on the Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network, although EA has told Strategy Informer that this story is a result of confusion from a press release that was sent out earlier this month."I am afraid this news story is result of confusion in the press release issued earlier this month. The Pre-orders will go live as of tomorrow but the demo will be going live at a later date."
said the EA Spokesperson.
Shame, we were hoping this was going to be true.
A video of the upcoming Xbox Live Arcade remake of Banjo-Kazooie, which was announced for a November 26th release yesterday
, has been leaked onto YouTube. The video is over nine minutes long and contains gameplay footage from the start of the game.
This we found amusing, CVG
reports that all references to Nintendo have been removed from the game, N64 logo's, Rare's logo has been updated, and even the big Nintendo logo on Mumbo's xylophone has been replaced with Microsoft Game Studios. Though Banjo is still playing the original Gameboy in the start screen.
has a splash page which features a countdown clock, ticking away the minutes until a new game is announced for presumably the Halo universe. This important announcement is going to be revealed just after 3pm UK time.
Got Game have released a Debut Trailer
for Rhiannon: Curse of the Four Branches, an adventure game in development for the PC.
Are reports of unexplained noises and strange visions by fifteen year old Rhiannon Sullivan merely the figments of an overactive imagination? Or does the history of her family’s new home, Ty Pryderi, hold a terrible connection to a timeless struggle between man and magic? Her parents take Rhiannon away, leaving Ty Pryderi to your watch and exploration, but their absence can only postpone an ancient inevitability of revenge and death.