142w ago - Though the game has been presumed dead so many times you'd need an abacus to keep track, "Duke Nukem Forever" is very much alive - and he's coming to store shelves soon.
Take Two Interactive Software pulled off one of the video game world's biggest surprises Friday, announcing not only that the over-a-decade-in-development first person shooter was nearly finished, but backing that claim up by giving the 150,000 people attending the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle the chance to play the game.
The rest of the world will get its chance in 2011 - on the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
To quote: "Gearbox has enabled die-hard key Duke Nukem franchise builders and skilled veteran game makers to stand together and deliver, said Randy Pitchford, president of Gearbox Software.
All gamers deserve a happy ending and after all of us gamers feeling the full range of emotions about Duke Nukem Forever, I am thrilled to be in a position with the trust, power and means to make it happen."
146w ago - A few months back we reported that ITV was in talks with Sony, and today TechRadar.com (linked above) reports that UK Channel 4 is interested in bringing their 4oD on-demand service to the PlayStation 3 entertainment system as well.
If 4oD was available on the PS3, fans would be able to view popular shows on demand including Skins, Father Ted and Come Dine With Me amongst others.
An unnamed source from Channel 4 has recenrly revealed to Broadcast Magazine that they are seeking to launch on the PS3 platform.
To quote: "Channel 4 is in talks with Sony to bring video on demand service 4oD to the PlayStation 3 and is also developing an iPad app. A report in Broadcast magazine reveals that talks are already ongoing, suggesting that they are still in the early stages.
Although the BBC iPlayer has already been a huge hit on the PS3 Channel 4's service would be the first commercial arrival. 'We're looking to launch on the PS3,' a source told Broadcast Magazine."
148w ago - SCEE's Community Leader MusterBuster has has just announced something which will give UK gamers an opportunity to try out betas in PlayStation Beta Rooms.
It's an event being held in Vaad Gallery at Birmingham's Custard Factory. Full details are available below, to quote:
"Calling all PlayStation faithfuls, we're inviting you to come and prove yourself on games before they're released, battle it out with the best of the best, win prizes, and speak face to face with your gaming heroes. While other people can only talk about future games, you can be launching yourself into them for real at our first ever PlayStation BETA event in Birmingham."
"So what kind of crumbling apocalyptic cities can you race through and what kind of power struggles can you get caught up in? For a taster of what's about to be unleashed on the market, you can sample all of these at the event: The Fight Move Edition, Kung Fu Rider, Sports Champions, Killzone 3 Dualshock, Motorstorm Apocolypse, GT5, Dead Nation, Eat Them, Heavy Rain Move Edition."
"We'll even stage a Motorstorm Apocolypse tournament. The prize? The champion of...
149w ago - Today Sony Network Entertainment's Senior Manager Marketing and Programming Lindsay Iveson has posted up this weeks UK PS3 video store update, which includes the following releases, to quote:
Here is a quick update on the Video Store for this week. Check out our new releases available to rent and buy below.
Also, click here for the chance to win a pair tickets to the A-Team premiere in London. Offer ends 14/07/11.
New to Rent & Buy:
• Green Zone (HD)
• Valentines Day (HD)
• Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief (HD)
• Everybodys Fine
• Invictus (HD)
• Wolfman (HD)
New to Buy:
• Leap Year (HD)
• Post Grad
• The Basement (HD)
• Command Performance
• The Lovely Bones
• Love Lies Bleeding
• Universal Soldier (HD)