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The first tennis game I ever played was pong. The simplicity of the controls (and graphics!) was such that anyone could pick it up and play. The last tennis game I played (whose name I won’t mention) was so overly complicated that I pulled my hair out in frustration and
Major League Baseball 2K11 (MLB 2K11) marks the first time 2K Sports have released their Baseball title in New Zealand, so we can’t really compare it to it’s previous incarnations and tell you what changes have been made and what improvements you can expect to see. MLB 2K11 is pretty
Despite the fact that MotorStorm: Apocalypse has already begun shipping to brick-and-mortar stores in the UK, Sony says it will “postpone the launch” for the time being, missing the March 18 launch date. SCE issued a statement (via CVG) that specifically cites “the impact of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan” and “the parallels between these events and the underlying theme in MotorStorm” as reasons for the delayed launch. The game’s March 17 Japanese launch has also been delayed to a “TBA” date, alongside several other titles.
In L.A. Noire, virtually all of the cases you’ll play are inspired in some part by real life incidents that happened in and around Los Angeles circa that crime-plagued era of 1947. Team Bondi meticulously researched stacks of original articles reported in the newspapers of the day to cull authentic elements of real life crimes that would inspire the in-game cases.
One of those is a case attendees of this weekend’s PAX East show are seeing in action, “The Red Lipstick Murder” from the Homicide desk. Like all such cases in the game, our version is an original story inspired by some element of the 1947 crime. It could be an intriguing aspect of the crime scene, or a particularly fascinating twist of a case, or a surprising lead. The game’s writers embellished and fictionalized these real cases to create a thrilling playable story – including in some instances, re-imagined outcomes to real world cases that remain unsolved to this day.
Today, Konami the trailer for the upcoming game Battle: Los Angeles. The game will be made available on Xbox Live, the PlayStation Network, and Steam. Battle: Los Angeles the game is being developed by Saber Interactive and will include a single-player campaign that puts players in control of Corporal Lee
When I played EA’s MMA game last year, I leaned towards a fighter who primarily focussed on boxing, rather than going for all the kicking a groping on the floor. The only time I wanted to be on the floor was when I was on top of some poor fool whose face I was pummeling into submission.
Unfortunately, Boxing is more of a gentleman’s sport and you’re not allowed to hit a man when he’s down.
So is Fight Night: Champion just a tamer version of MMA, or does it hold it’s own?
Well, to be honest, it is a totally different game, and at times it is just a vicious, especially the new story mode. But lets not get ahead of ourselves just yet.
In the past few weeks, we’ve seen tons of inquiries about our forthcoming crime thriller experience, L.A. Noire. Today, your interrogation bears fruit in the form of an all new special installment of Asked & Answered.
“What is the official release date for LA Noire?” – received via Twitter
“Nice to know the dates of release but what about a date for Australia?” – Tommy_Spaghetti
As confirmed officially recently, L.A. Noire will be coming to stores for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on May 17th 2011 in North America and May 20th 2011 in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
“Hey Rockstar love the new LA Noire trailer! So you’re tracking down a serial killer the whole game?? Can’t wait to find out more!” – received via Mouthoff
Thanks! And actually the serial killer crimes are really just one portion of the game story. You are hot on the trail of that killer while working the Homicide crime desk, which is just one of five total crime desks Cole Phelps will work.
In advance of the nationwide release of Columbia Pictures’ action film Battle: Los Angeles, in cinemas in March, 2011, Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH today announced Battle: Los Angeles, the video game will be available on the PlayStation Network, on Xbox Live Arcade and Windows PC download. Players will have the opportunity to relive the thrill of the movie as they assume the role of Corporal Lee Imlay and fight alongside characters from the film and defend the city of Los Angeles from attacks from unknown forces.
“KONAMI jumped at the opportunity to team up with Columbia Pictures and publish the Battle: Los Angeles video game,” said Careen Yapp, Vice President of Acquisitions and Franchise Development Konami Digital Entertainment. “We love the movie and it was a great experience working with Saber – there were some great ideas about how to expand the story into a game. It’s a great chance for gamers and moviegoers to play out the world of the film.”
Fighting games. The old staple of the dark arcades where I spent many an hour of my youth. But even back then when games required you insert a large silver coin, rather than forking out a hefty stack of notes to take the game home to play, I really didn’t get fighting games.
And I still don’t.
The finer complexities of a game like Marvel vs. Capcom 3 are lost on me. I can seem to win many fights just by button mashing, and when I do try and figure out what button does what, I usually find myself out cold whilst some half dressed, well proportioned female dances on my dead body.
Namco Bandai has signed an agreement with developer Bongfish for the European and Australian distribution of Stoked: Big Air for the Xbox 360 and PC. The highest rated current generation snowboarding game on Metacritic, Stoked: Big Air is scheduled for release in Australia and New Zealand for 14th April.
Faster, bigger, more accessible, and even more gorgeous than the previous edition, Stoked: Big Air was released to critical and fan acclaim in the US in 2010, with new features including racing, marked trails, lots of park objects to trick off, two new mountains, better visuals, and a faster, smoother riding model. In addition, the European edition of Stoked: Big Air features two Flipside snowboarding video features from Absinthe Films as an exclusive bonus.
“It’s a rush to have the best Xbox 360 and PC snowboarding game around join our European distribution line up for winter 2011,” said Olivier Comte, VP Marketing, Sales & Publishing at NAMCO BANDAI Partners. “There have been many snowboarding games over the years, but none have offered the quality, gameplay depth and authenticity of Stoked: Big Air, and it’s very satisfying for us to be able to bring this superb European-developed game to European gamers.”