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...
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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.
Eidos has released two new gameplay videos for Tomb Raider: Underworld, which is set to be released on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 21st November, 2008.Diving Gameplay TrailerJungle Ruins Gameplay Trailer
Looking very good Underworld is, great trailers.
Mark Jacobs told MMORPG.com that Warhammer Online was never rushed or influenced by Electronic Arts. He was so firm on this point that he said, "In the end, we got to make the game that we wanted. Not that game that EA wanted, not the game that Blizzard wanted, it’s the game that we wanted."
Then switching to talking about the release date of the game he added, "(Electronic Arts) could have said to us in June, ‘no guys, you’ve gotta ship it, patch it afterwards.’ They didn’t. And I don’t mean that I threatened so they didn’t, they never said that."
The new official Interplay
web site is listing a new office located in Orange County, CA where they will be producing the Fallout themed MMO. While Bethesda Softworks owns the rights to the Fallout franchise, Interplay retained the right to produce a Fallout MMO. Interplay has given this project the code name "V13"
perhaps based on a Vault 13 concept.
The developers of Lego Universe are involving serious lego fans from the ground up. So says, Ryan Seabury, Lead Producer of Lego Universe by Net Devils. Members of the Lego Universe Partners Program are adult Lego hobbyists that have been contributing to the development process for Lego Universe.
Microsoft announced today that Banjo-Kazooie, remake of the original Nintendo 64 game, is to be released on the Xbox Live Arcade on November 26th, 2008. The game will be priced at 1200 MS points and will contain graphical enhancements, along with achievements and gamerscore support.
For those of you that cannot wait until the 26th of November, Microsoft is planning to give consumers that pre-order the latest entry in the Banjo-Kazooie series, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, a free code to download the original title for free, two weeks before its release on the XBLA.
Ncsoft has released a list of changes that the latest update makes to Dungeon Runners, a free online role-playing game that’s home to an exciting realm of magic, terror and adventure. Build your own custom hero and venture into the great dungeon to discover realms of danger, wonder and excitement.
If you have been enjoying Dungeon Runners, then head here
to check out the changes that Build 147 makes.
The Last Remnant image gallery has been updated with 69 new screenshots.