273w ago - Per Daimion Pinnock (Producer, SCEA) today via PS Blog:
By now you've probably come across some great previews for wipEout HD, the upcoming anti-gravity racing title on PSN. Between the 1080p racing at 60 frames per second, the awesome trophy support, motion steering via SIXAXIS, online racing and A LOT more, the excitement level is understandably high. Well, we have some more wipEout HD goodness to share today in the form of an OFFICIAL RELEASE DATE.
Your wipEout HD thirst will be quenched on September 25. Yes, that's right, just 10 days from today. For just $19.99, wipEout HD will be available for download only and includes the following awesomeness:
• Full HD Visuals
• 5 Game Modes - Single Race, Tournament, Time Trial, Speed Lap and Zone Mode
• Online play that supports up to 8 racers competing on a track at a time
• 2-player split screen (horizontally and vertically) offline
• 8 reversible tracks and 12 teams
• Optional use of SIXAXIS motion controls to steer your ship
• A great soundtrack remixed in Dolby 5.1 AND the option for custom playlists that allow you to race to whatever playlists you have on your HDD
• And more, including Trophy support, which we'll outline for you in...
275w ago - Everyone knew it was coming, but Nintendo finally made an official announcement today.
The Metallic Silver DS Lite is hitting North American store shelves in a standalone package on September 7. Following its debut, the new color will be featured in a series of print ads with actress Liv Tyler.
To quote: Sept. 2, 2008: NINTENDO DS FANS HAVE A HOT NEW COLOR FOR THE FALL - METALLIC SILVER
In some venues, silver is the color of second place. For Nintendo DS™, silver is No. 1. Starting Sept. 7, Metallic Silver joins the Nintendo DS color palette. The new Metallic Silver version makes a nice addition to any tech collection, whether you're a gadget hipster or fashionista. Watch for the Metallic Silver DS to be featured in the new upcoming Nintendo DS print ad featuring actress Liv Tyler.
Millions of people around the world, from core gamers to new players, have discovered Nintendo DS. Some like to play traditional games like New Super Mario Bros.™, Mario Kart¬® DS or The Legend of Zelda¬®: Phantom Hourglass.
Others use it to train their brains with Brain Age¬®: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day or solve puzzles with Crosswords DS. With a library of more than 600 games in every conceivable genre, there's a game or experience for everyone.
284w ago - Konami today announced that Castlevania Judgment, the first Castlevania title in the fighting game genre, is currently in development exclusively for Wii. Castlevania Judgment bridges the past with the present as it pits several generations of the Belmont clan against a host of characters that span the franchise's 22-year history.
"We wanted to take this addition to the signature Konami franchise in a direction that really sets it apart from the previous Castlevania titles in the series," said Anthony Crouts, Vice President of Marketing for Konami. "The Wii Remote and Nunchuk capabilities, along with the iconic characters, make this game the ideal entry point into the fighting game genre. This combination is certain to thrill old and new fans of the franchise. "
With 3D environments rendered on Wii, players can choose sides in an epic battle of good versus evil using iconic Castlevania characters designed by famed manga artist Takeshi Obata. Using the motion-sensing controls of the Nunchuk and Wii Remote, players can slash, stab and whip their way across a variety of stages and environmental elements with various surrounding objects as weapons.
Select characters can also set traps and make use of monsters on the field to achieve victory in a clash of epic proportions. As an added bonus, players...
285w ago - Fox Home Entertainment in conjunction with MGM Home Entertainment have announced that they will bring six classic James Bond films to Blu-ray this fall.
All six titles - 'Dr. No', 'Die Another Day', 'Live and Let Die', 'For Your Eyes Only', 'From Russia with Love', and 'Thunderball' - are currently planned to hit store shelves on October 21st (October 20th internationally).
Each title has received frame-by-frame restoration by famed film restoration gurus Lowery Digital Images.
Eric Doctorow, General Manager Worldwide, MGM Home Entertainment commented, "With 'Quantum of Solace' on the horizon, Bond fever is building once again and there is no better time to re-introduce these beloved films featuring the best picture and sound quality available today to the 60 million+ HD-capable households worldwide"
No technical specs or supplemental features have been announced at this time, but we expect more information to be released in the coming weeks.