221w ago - We now have a Final Fantasy XIII release date, elixir and some new PS3 gameplay footage available courtesy of gmoya909 via YouTube.
To quote from CtrlAltKill.org (linked above): "A YouTube user went to the Final Fantasy XIII premiere party event and posted footage of his game play on YouTube. In these videos they show off different summons and some new game play features that we haven't seen before."
Finally, from the video descriptions: The first reveals a new fight showing Snow, Sazh and Vanille. The second shows Snow summoning Shiva along with Vanille and Sazh. Finally, the last shows Lighting summoning Odin, and Lighting doing odin sginature final blow Zantesuken.
221w ago - During today's Star Wars: The Old Republic panel at PAX 09, BioWare showed Kotaku (linked above) the first glimpse of the Republic's Trooper class in action.
To quote: "Not only do we have footage of the Trooper, which is The Old Republic's version of the Clone and eventual Storm, Sand, Snow, and Marshmallow Troopers, but we captured a little bit of Sith Warrior gameplay as well, in case you are more of a Dark Side of the Force kind of person.
Sorry about the quality, but this was taken off a screen and you get what you pay for."
222w ago - IGN has made available an off-screen Uncharted 2: Among Thieves PlayStation 3 Gameplay video from PAX 2009 this weekend.
Titled 'Nathan vs. Train,' the action includes a train crossing the jungle in an intense firefight. The video's caption simply reads: "Watch Drake fight his way through the most dangerous train in the world."
In related news, Examiner.com reports that Naughty Dog and Sony have announced that on September 29, 2009 the Uncharted 2 public demo will be available.
To quote: "If you didn't preorder the game at GameStop and missed out on the closed beta from a while back, don't be discouraged, Naughty Dog and Sony are going to give you shot at the end of the month.
That's right; starting on September 29th, there will be an open multiplayer demo available to all. What kind of content the demo will offer isn't known, yet. It will be different from the closed beta from June, though. If it'll be different from the GameStop beta isn't known."
224w ago - Today HeadlessHeadshot on YouTube has made available some Gran Turismo 5 PS3 gameplay footage from GamesCom 2009.
To quote from the video's caption: First ever gameplay footage for Gran Turismo 5 only on PlayStation 3.
Gran Turismo 5 will feature over 1000 cars and 80 tracks. Ferrari will feature in a main numbered series after making their first appearance in GTHD. This version of GT will also include the test track from the Top Gear studio.
For the first time in the main series, an online mode with 16 player capability will be available in the game. Also included for the first time will be damage modeling.
Dynamic weather changes and night racing have also been hinted at, but have yet to be officially confirmed. WRC and NASCAR will also be featured for the first time in the Gran Turismo franchise.