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Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer reveals his favourite Xbox game with passion

Posted: 06.10.2010 by JamieSI

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During a speech on cloud computing this morning, Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer revealed that his favourite Xbox game isn't Halo or Gears of War, it's Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball.

"Beach Volleyball, baby!" said Ballmer when asked what his favourite Xbox game is.

Street Fighter x Tekken out in "less than two years" says producer

Posted: 30.09.2010 by Technet2k

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Yoshinori Ono is producer of universe cross-over Street Fighter x Tekken, and it won't take 2 years anymore to reach us. They're shaving off time.

Capcom's Keiji Inafune "literally kicked my arse," said Ono-san and so the team will work faster. All brawler franchises are "doing really well."

Capcom confirms Super Street Fighter IV constume pack DLC

Posted: 24.09.2010 by Technet2k

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Much like Capcom released alternate costume packs for Street Fighter IV, an all-new wardrobe will be downloadable in DLC form for SSFIV.

The first to release will be October 26th. These packs will include new designs as well as original costumes from previous games; no pricing yet.

No Super Street Fighter IV on PC because of piracy says Capcom

Posted: 22.09.2010 by Technet2k

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Capcom's Street Fighter series producer Yoshinori Ono has revealed that while the arcade version of SSFIV is 99 percent PC compatible, it won't release.

PC Street Fighter IV was a strong seller globally but it was also "number one in piracy." Ono-san appreciated the love for the series but hard sales matter.

Namco reveal Tekken Tag Tournament 2, in arcades summer 2011

Posted: 20.09.2010 by Technet2k

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At the Tokyo Game Show publisher Namco Bandai announced a sequel to Tekken Tag Tournament, a PlayStation 2 launch title. It's out 2011.

At least it'll be gracing Japanese arcades in summer of next year, as a western date has yet to be given. TTT2 was going to arrive before Tekken 6.

Sony reveals PS3 exclusive Tokyo Jungle, only for Japan?

Posted: 01.09.2010 by JamieSI

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In the latest issue of the Famitsu magazine, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan reveals a new PlayStation 3 exclusive called Tokyo Jungle, which seems to be about wild animals fighting in the streets of Tokyo.

Tokyo Jungle is set in a futuristic Japan where the human race has been wiped out and the animals have reclaimed the planet. You should be able to play as elephants, chickens, crocodiles, cheetahs, porcupines, lions and more.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 minimum online

Posted: 25.08.2010 by Technet2k

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We should expect the minimum multiplayer experience says Capcom for the upcoming Marvel vs. Capcom 3, with updates likely after launch.

It should follow Street Fighter IV in that regard. There's a lot of "back-and-forth" in the studio on the online subject; hopefully "fun new directions".

Ubisoft announce Fighters Uncaged exclusive to Microsoft Kinect

Posted: 18.08.2010 by Technet2k

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A new fighting game has just been shoved into the ring, it's called Fighters Uncaged and it's from Ubisoft and only for the Xbox 360 and Kinect.

It's the "first motion fighting game" for Kinect and one that's "dedicated to a core audience" says Ubi. It even has voice-activated power moves.

Marvel must 'approve everything' to do with Marvel vs. Capcom 3

Posted: 16.08.2010 by Technet2k

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Capcom producer Ryota Niitsuma of Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate Of Two Worlds says that nothing is finalised until Marvel grants its blessing.

That accounts for everything from character motion, names of moves and even how Capcom "market and promote" the title - demos too.

Mortal Kombat finishers "more inventive than inherently violent"

Posted: 05.08.2010 by Technet2k

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The upcoming Mortal Kombat game is M-rated so we can see a return to the more 'traditional' than recent T-rated spin-offs. Expect "crazy" again.

The team's goal for violence is to "just surprise, maybe entertain" from the "outrageousness" we can pull off. Finishers are "just funny" to see.

Capcom announce Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition

Posted: 26.07.2010 by Technet2k

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Producer Yoshinori Ono of Capcom revealed at Comic-Con that they've been developing Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition, out in 2011.

It's assumed to be an Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network affair, packed with HD enhancements much like Marvel vs. Capcom 2 was.

Street Fighter x Tekken not for 2 years, dev teams are 'not sharing'

Posted: 26.07.2010 by Technet2k

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Capcom and Namco Bandai are each handling a cross-over involving the others' brawlers; Street Fighter and Tekken. They won't hit till about 2012.

There'll be 'no sharing' between the two as they like to "challenge one-another in all areas," like game sales and who excite the series' fans more.

Capcom tease new characters for Super Street Fighter IV roster?

Posted: 22.07.2010 by Technet2k

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A flyer from Capcom for Super Street Fighter IV has Japanese text that says: "Here comes new challengers?!" This appears to hint new additions.

The console release of Capcom arcade's SSFIV already included new blood. A content update could easily pad the roster, so DLC is on the way?

Rumour: Namco vs. Capcom and Capcom vs. Namco unveil soon?

Posted: 20.07.2010 by Technet2k

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Namco and Capcom both had heavy hitter producers at the Evo 2010 in Las Vegas, and there's huge news coming down the grapevine for fans.

Apparently at Comic-Con we can expect 2 cross-over games to be revealed, each features stars from each universe in their respective engines?

EA's planning to reveal new games tonight

Posted: 20.07.2010 by JamieSI

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EA's revealed that it will be announcing a bunch of new games tonight.

The company's annual Studio Showcase will be streamed live by GameSpot at 1 PST, which is 9.00pm BST here in the UK.

Street Fighter IV has "nothing" on producer Ono's next major title

Posted: 06.07.2010 by Technet2k

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Producer Yoshinori Ono teases that he's now involved with something grander than the Street Fighter reboot, noting it's 'left him speechless'.

Rumour has it that it's a Darkstalkers game in the works and Capcom meanwhile has a "big announcement" due in 2 days time. Dun-dun-dun.

Mortal Kombat online "most robust"

Posted: 01.07.2010 by Technet2k

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Lead designer John Edwards of the new Mortal Kombat, in development at NetherRealm Studios, says they've got "a really robust online" planned.

In fact he goes as far to say it's the "most robust online fighting" system ever, and we should all "look forward to it!" Much DLC is on the drawing board.

Mortal Kombat reboot features over 26 fighters

Posted: 23.06.2010 by JamieSI

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The new Mortal Kombat game should feature over 26 fighters, according to a leaked screenshot that has emerged today.

The image also suggests that DLC will be featured in the Mortal Kombat reboot, and could even be available on the day of release. There's a button on the character select screen that clearly says DLC, which we assume will allow you to open up another screen with additional characters that have been downloaded.

Punchers Impact Introduces Lucha Fury for PSN and PC

Posted: 21.06.2010 by PRBot

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Punchers Impact today unveiled Lucha Fury, the first beat 'em-up game combining the worlds of comics and Lucha Libre (Mexican wrestling).

Lucha Fury follows the adventure of four young and talented wrestlers who spend their lives loafing around until a mysterious shortage of the energy drink, on which they are all hooked, bring them into a fight against the most incredible worldwide conspiracy ever!

E3 2010: Microsoft names Project Natal as Kinect, game's line-up revealed

Posted: 14.06.2010 by JamieSI

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Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox 360's Project Natal motion controller will now be named Kinect, according to USA Today.

There was an ad leaked earlier in the night that mentioned the Kinect name, but also appeared to confirm that a 250GB slim Xbox 360 unit with built-in wi-fi. We're now almost certain that the slim unit will be officially announced at Microsoft's Press Conference at 6pm BST today.