100w ago - Ubisoft PR Coordinator Alex Monney has posted up a video trailer today and confirmed that Beyond Good & Evil HD is coming to PSN next week.
To quote: The time has almost come for you to join Jade on her quest to uncover a planet-wide alien conspiracy. For those of you that are new to Beyond Good & Evil, you will be able to partake in a hidden gem that 1UP says is "still a treasure today."
For the veterans of the series, you'll experience the best version of Beyond Good & Evil HD that we have to offering, including updated visuals and audio. Still don't believe me?! Well, check out our new trailer including a handful of our favorite review quotes:
As a quick reminder, we will be offering two free PlayStation Network avatars for all purchasers who pick up Beyond Good & Evil HD within the first two weeks of launch. I personally will be switching my avatar to Pey'j (he's a pig with a wrench... what's not to like?!).
Keep your eyes out for Beyond Good & Evil HD to hit the PlayStation Network next Tuesday for $9.99.
114w ago - Today Ubisoft Associate Producer Eric Damian-Vernet has shared a video trailer and confirmed that Beyond Good & Evil HD hits PSN in May, 2011.
To quote: Beyond Good & Evil HD is coming to the PlayStation Network in May 2011. Fans of the 2003 cult classic will be able to relive the adventures of Jade as she uncovers a planet-wide alien conspiracy that is taking over Hillys.
At its time, Beyond Good & Evil was considered one of the top adventure games on the PlayStation 2, and soon you'll be able to play it in HD on your PS3.
With the HD release of the game, you can expect to see the same type of care Michel Ancel and his team has when they designed the original game. Dive deep into the beautiful world of Hillys as Jade encounters different species of animals and enemies.
Along with the visuals, we have also updated the audio allowing you to experience the 2004 AIAS nominee for Oustanding Achievement in Original Music Composition and Oustanding Achievement in Sound Design. All this combines into the best version of Beyond Good & Evil yet.
Along with releasing an HD version of one of our beloved classics, we are giving away a special present to PlayStation Network members who pick up the game within the first two...
138w ago - Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has shared several Ubisoft video game title updates that are destined for PSN today, including Beyond Good & Evil HD, Scott Pilgrim DLC, From Dust and Outland!
To quote: In addition to the games - From Dust, Outland, Beyond Good & Evil HD and Scott Pilgrim DLC - Ubisoft also revealed future Facebook integration for titles like the upcoming Assassin's Creed Brotherhood.
In the Assassin's Creed Brotherhood example shown, you'll be able to train and interact with your guild of assassins on Facebook (while at work, for example), and then have that experience translate back into the PS3 version of the game, and vice versa.
"You will continue to see brands like Assassin's Creed across all content types," Ubisoft VP of Digital Publishing Chris Early told us. "We want the player to experience the brands whenever and however they want."
We also went hands on with the titles listed above. Here are some quick recaps:
Beyond Good & Evil HD
Perhaps the biggest news of the evening was final confirmation that the PS2 fan favorite and cult classic Beyond Good & Evil will be re-released as a downloadable PSN title. Beyond Good &...
216w ago - To make a great game you'll need inspiration, and the ideas that come with it. So here's a question, what was the inspiration behind the sequel to Beyond Good & Evil?
When speaking to French gaming website All-Gamers, Beyond Good & Evil creator Michel Ancel candidly revealed the his inspiration for the game's sequel.
"There were a lot of inspirations: the Miyazaki universe, my own inspirations, politics and the media; the theme of September 11 - the CNN show with army messages and the fear climate. And it was a mix from other universes," Ancel told All-Gamers.
He continued talking about the game in general;
"Yes," he said, when asked if BG&E2 will be a direct sequel. "But it is better to discover that when you play, ha ha! But it is clear we want to continue the story - we won't create characters, story. The story continues and we'll react on important events of the first.
263w ago - Smash Bros. Brawl Wii Channel is in development ?
According to Famitsu magazine during an interview with Sakurai. Nintendo is hard at work at developing a new channel dedicated to Smash Bros Brawl. More advanced online settings are expected as well as some possible downloadable content are all rumored.
Kid Icarus Wii Bound?
Kombo reported that a new Kid Icarus game is in development for Wii, as a result of the renewed partnership between Nintendo and Factor 5. According to Kombo, Factor 5's Kid Icarus title is being developed from the ground-up for Wii it will not use one of the developer's previous GameCube graphics engines.
"We want to push the hardware. I think for us it's relatively easy for us to push the hardware. It inherently comes. But a lot of it is about exploiting the uniqueness of the Wii. I mean, on the graphical side, we're going to try and do everything to outdo everything else on the platform, the same as we did for the Star Wars games back on the GameCube," Eggebrecht told IGN.
"But one of our main focuses is the innovation around the controls. Everybody is always talking about the motion control, but I think people are overplaying that a bit. I really, really love the pointing aspect of the remote. Although we're going to use everything for...