Monday, February 7, 2011

Fallout New Vegas: Dead Money, Dragon Age 2,

Fallout New Vegas: Dead Money

PS3 and PC gamers can expect to have their shot at Dead Money as the 'Xbox exclusive' period comes to an end on the 22nd of February. Bethesda has also announced that Dead Money will be the first of three DLC packs for New Vegas with the next two packs expected to release on all three platforms at the same time at their respective release dates.

Dragon Age 2

Electronic Arts has announced that a playable demo for Dragon Age 2 will be released on the 23 of February for all platforms.

In the demo, players will venture through the game’s prologue, choosing from three different character classes. They’ll also learn more about Hawke and hone their skills and abilities that will make them the ultimate hero. After finishing the prologue, players will enter a key new location in the world of Dragon Age, Kirkwall, befriending Isabella, a romantic interest in the game who is also a deadly smuggler. Upon completion of the demo, players will unlock a special weapon, Hayder’s Razor, an ancient dwarven blade which increases health, mana, and combat abilities, in the full release of Dragon Age

Dragon Age 2 is expected to be released on the PS3, Xbox and PC on March 11th 2010.

That's it for now.

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Saturday, February 5, 2011

Coming soon to a shelf near you!

Battlefield 3

Well, this is what they call a teaser. You expect information but you get none, kind of like a stripper whose boobs were really just water ballons all along. Yeah, analogies are my thing. Anyway, here's what we do know;

64 player servers on PC
And the Frostbite 2.0 Engine which will feature improvements to visuals and destruction. Think Bad Company 2 with extra pretty.

Deus Ex Human Revolution

Now this is a little more like it. I for one have been looking forward to this title and lucky for us the content is flowing freely. This latest trailer gives us a glimpse at the story and the engine we'll be enjoying it on. Deus Ex Human Revolution is due this year. When? We don't yet know.


Old-skool Final Fantasy fans rejoice! Square-Enix has announced their latest title for the Sony PSP; Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection which of course includes FFIV and its sequel "The after Years". Wow. What an impressive 'Collection'. How many years did it take you to collect all these games man?

For the first time, the characters and storylines from FINAL FANTASY IV and its sequel THE AFTER YEARS™ are united in one beautifully crafted adventure. Featuring both classic games and an all-new scenario linking the two together, with enhanced visuals and a Gallery Mode with illustrations by renowned artist Yoshitaka Amano. FINAL FANTASY IV: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION delivers the definitive version of one of gaming’s greatest sagas.

Well, that's it for now. I just spent the day moving house and I'm long overdue for a beer. I'm going to try out a new feature for my little blog here. It's called "Today’s totally irrelevant video". Enjoy.

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

The new thing.

Ever heard of 'Interstellar Marines'? Neither did I until I recently viewed the 4:30mins of pure monotony that is Zero point Software's latest trailer for their up & coming self-proclaimed 'Triple-A' indie title 'Interstellar Marines'. If tight, steel grey corridors of generic spaceship design isn't enough to get you excited, Zero point Software selects possibly the most uninteresting man on earth to narrate us through their video demonstration on how not to make an original title. If this man has ever cracked a smile in his life it was no doubt as he watched his wife tumble to her doom from the top of a staircase. Anyway, check out the trailer for yourself.

There's nothing wrong with being proud of the product you're making but I believe a good game can sell itself. A trailer that displays a few of your games highpoints with brief descriptions of it's key features is enough. If you have to the lengths of describing it as an experience so immersive that 'you will tingle' before anybody that's not on your payrol has had a chance to play the finished product, it just seems like an attempt to sell a product the creator knows is crap.