256w ago - EA continues its January release schedule with Skate 2 which, no doubt, will be a bit better than Lord of the Rings: Conquest turned out to be. Hopefully.
Asia continues to play catch-up, as ever, with Prince of Persia and WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2009. Here's the full release list:
US Games • Skate 2
EU Games • Skate 2
Asian Games • Skate 2
• Prince of Persia
• WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2009
PS3 games are region free. Not that it matters this week, but if you're feeling particularly barmy you could always import a version of Skate 2 from abroad. It'll still work.
Though any downloadable content would need to be downloaded from the appropriate region's PSN Store, so it's probably best not to. Release dates are constantly subject to change, so confirm with your local retailer before you leave the house.
Today, we received an update from the folks over at XCM stating that it will be available next week from their Resellers. Additionally, they have made available some new pictures of it below for those interested.
Finally, to recap on its features: With a normal controller this task is nearly impossible to combine 4-8 different button attacks with the proper timing to pull special moves.
The XCM Dominator Joystick solves this problem, and lets you execute these combos with ease. Just program the keys to a special button and then you only need to press that button to pull off those special moves.
The XCM Dominator Joystick includes 2 very special features: Combo Attacker and Independent Rapid Fire. This will allow you to dominate your opponents with ease. With these 2 features in hand fighting games will never be the same again!
256w ago - American gamers will finally get a chance to try long-awaited sequel.
Joystiq reports that the long-awaited Resident Evil 5 demo is coming very soon.
While it's been out on Japanese consoles for quite a while, American audiences haven't gotten a chance to try the game.
It will come to the Xbox 360 on January 26, and enjoy a week of exclusivity. After that, we assume the following Thursday, the PlayStation 3 will have its turn.
Resident Evil 5 is on the most-anticipated list for a lot of gamers this season, but early previews have some wondering if it's too similar to its predecessor. Luckily, soon players will get a chance to test the game and see how they feel about its similarities for themselves.
257w ago - Skate 2 ups the ante in delivering all the grit, creativity and culture of skateboarding. Equipped with double the bag of tricks, players are tasked to rebuild their career and revive the skate scene.
Now with the ability to get off-board and move objects, gamers can create their own epic spots and challenges, which can then be uploaded, shared and experienced by others around the world.
PRESS RELEASE: Get on Board Early With the Skate 2 Demo on Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - January 7, 2009 - Black Box, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that the Skate 2 demo will hit Xbox Live Marketplace on January 8th and the PlayStation Network on January 15, 2009.
The demo introduces players to the city of New San Vanelona where they can skate with style and individuality via access to the enhanced character customization tools.
Gamers will get a first glimpse of the deep single-player story and exciting challenges in all-new locations. The Skate 2 demo will also feature two of the game's online Party Play modes: Thrasher's Hall of Meat and Spot Battle.
Skate 2 hits retailers in North America on January 21st, and worldwide on January 23, 2009 - making it one of the first must-have games of 2009....