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  • Scantily-clad heroine stars in new X-Blades trailer

    Ever wanted to take the role of an anime-inspired heroine, hacking your way through demons in nothing but a sports bra and thong? Developed by Gaijin Entertainment and Topware Interactive, X-Blades let's you do just that. In X-Blades you control Ayumi, a scantily clad treasure hunter who must find h...

  • New slim trophy card available at Playfire.com

    London based social networking site for gamers Playfire.com has today released a major update to their popular trophy card system. In the backdrop of three new trophy patches hitting the console for Warhawk, NovaStrike, and PAIN, Playfire has created a new slim alternative (see below) that 's design...

  • id Software's Rage limited by Xbox 360 storage capacity

    id Software lead designer Tim Willits has admitted that upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter Rage is too big for the Xbox 360-supported DVD format. Seems Sony's investment in Blu-ray - which offers over three times the storage space - wasn't the unwarranted expense many commentators billed it as. &q...

  • MGS4 animation study now available online

    Just a quick heads-up to anybody that may have missed this, but leading design company SoftImage have produced a rather comprehensive article on the animation procedures utilised in Kojima's epic Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. Available here, the guide runs through the complete process...

  • PS3 Firmware 2.43 live in Japan

    According to the Official PlayStation blog, PS3 firmware 2.43 has just been made available on Sony servers, but only constitutes a mandatory download for users in Japan. No details were given on any bug fixes or functionality upgrades, so we can safely assume this is non-essential for other terri...

  • White Knight Story gets Japanese release date

    According to a Famitsu scan unearthed by VG247, Level 5's sumptuous-looking RPG White Knight Story is set for release on December 25 in Japan. Little is known about the title other than a focus on colossal-sized epic monster battles and those visuals, but given the pedigree of the studio we can s...

  • PlayStation Store cards now on retail shelves

    Purchasing items from the PlayStation Store just got a whole lot easier for those of you without access to credit, as Sony has finally gotten around to shipping PlayStation 'Entertainment Cards' to stores throughout the US. Initially available in USD 20 and USD 50 denominations, the cards are cur...

  • Tom Clancy's EndWar dated for UK

    Ubisoft has announced that upcoming Real Time Strategy game Tom Clancy’s EndWar will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 across the UK on November 7, 2008. Developed by Ubisoft’s Shanghai studio, EndWar replaces traditional controls with a unique voice command system, allowing ...

  • PS3 version of C&C Red Alert 3 still on hold

    Back in June, Electronic Arts announced that the PlayStation 3 version of Command and Conquer: Red Alert 3 was being put on hold to move available resources to the development of the Xbox 360 and PC versions. According to EA Los Angeles producer Amer Ajami, the PS3 was tough to develop for, and at t...

  • No PS3 Trophy support for Guitar Hero World Tour

    During the Activision press event in Santa Monica last week, PSU.com discovered that Neversoft has no plans at this time to support PS3 Trophies in Guitar Hero World Tour. "The PS3 version of Guitar Hero World Tour does not support Trophies," said the Activision representative. "Bu...

  • First snaps of PS3 motion controller

    No, we don't mean the Sixaxis. Gaming accessory creator In2Games has just released pics of a PlayStation 3 motion controller, the Gametrak Freedom. The Gametrak Freedom uses "proprietary and cutting-edge patent-pending ultrasonic technology to provide a true motion capture gaming experience....

  • Peter Moore: PS2 and Killzone don't deliver

    In an interview with the Guardian Gamesblog team, former Microsoft executive Peter Moore has claimed that Sony promised more than they could deliver with the PlayStation 2. "They did a tremendous job... where they promised the consumer something they probably believed they were going to deli...

  • Official: Infinity Ward returning for Call of Duty 6

    With Treyarch's Call of Duty: World at War still weeks from release, Activision has whipped the camo off Call of Duty 6. The big reveal came at the company's Analyst Day conference, as reported by Shacknews. In news which will delight fans of the fourth Call of Duty - which still commands a huge ...

  • Activision to release new Bond games annually?

    According to analysts Cowen and Company, Activision plans to release a new James Bond title every year following the launch of Quantum of Solace. "James Bond will become an annual franchise, which we had not necessarily expected given the lack of an accompanying movie next year," commen...

  • Microsoft happy with success against PS3

    Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft Games Studios, has gone on the warpath against Sony in an interview given to GI.biz yesterday. "Let's start from the beginning of both consoles - PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360," he began. "Which first party has had more success on their own platform? W...

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