216w ago - During yesterday's live chat session with fans, Naughty Dog announced a prequel to Uncharted: Drake's Fortune.
Instead of another game, the story will be expressed in a motion comic. Here is the statement made by Naughty Dog's Neil Druckmann:
"Well besides DLC - which you should hear more about pretty soon - we have an exclusive announcement! We're releasing a prequel story to Uncharted 1 as a motion comic voiced by your favorite actors from the two games. Stay tuned for more info.
We actually started this game with an idea for a prequel story that we eventually cut. However, you'll get to see that story fleshed out in the upcoming Uncharted Motion Comic.
I'm gonna go with Rika... you'll meet her in Uncharted: Eye of Indra - the upcoming Motion Comic."
217w ago - Topware Interactive issued a Press Release announcing that they will be the US publisher for Scivelation, an upcoming Unreal Engine III-based third person shooter.
Due out for the PS3, XBox 360 and PC in mid-2010, the game is being developed by Ukraine-based Black Wing Foundation.
Press Release: Scivelation Announced for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC
TopWare Interactive has acquired the exclusive worldwide publishing rights to Scivelation, Black Wing Foundation's ambitious, story driven, action game. Armed with the Unreal III Engine, Scivelation is slated for a mid-2010 release for PC and next-gen consoles.
Scivelation will transform the Third-Person Shooter genre into an unrelenting interactive experience, hurling the player into a blockbuster journey, steeped in conflict and veiled in uncertainty."
Set in the distant future, Scivelation's universe is a world born out of the ashes of conflict and misery. An oppressive global dictatorship, known as the Regime, has risen to power after the aftermath of the Apocalypse; aggressively seeking out and eliminating any opposition to their tyrannical government.
With this capricious, dystopian reality as a backdrop, the player will take his or her place amongst the ranks of the resistance, waging war throughout...
Sony of Japan has just announced the very first 250GB PS3 bundle at this year's Tokyo Game Show.
For ¥41,600 (versus ¥29,980 yen for the standard Japanese PS3), gamers in Japan will receive a limited edition Final Fantasy XIII console with a 250GB HDD and lightning across the the body.
The PS3 normally ships with a 120GB hard drive, but the 250GB version has been rumored ever since the FCC leak. It will be available for purchase in Japan on December 17, 2009.
To quote: "Sony is taking advantage of its exclusivity of Final Fantasy XIII in Japan by introducing a new bundle. For 41600 yen, Japanese gamers will get a special limited edition system with Lightning (the main character, not the weather condition) printed on the body. It'll be available for purchase on 12/17 (so importers, get ready!).