257w ago - Social Media Senior Specialist Chris Morell reports from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas of big news for PlayStation Home.
EA officially announced its plans to launch the EA Sports Complex in the Home Beta this spring, the first Home space from EA. To quote:
For now, take a look at the EA Sports Complex trailer to whet your appetite, and stay tuned for more CES coverage today and throughout the week.
EA and Sony have been hard at work to create a space that both casual and hardcore gamers will enjoy, allowing Home users to play exclusive new EA Sports multiplayer games, meet EA Sports fans, check leaderboards and watch EA Sports trailers.
And better yet, EA is currently working with Sony with further PlayStation Home support, with announcements coming in the future.
257w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has revealed a PlayStation 3 bundle for Capcom's forthcoming shooter Resident Evil 5 (or Biohazard 5), scheduled for Japanese release with the game on March 5th.
The bundle will be priced at ¥48,980 ($526) and will include an 80GB PlayStation 3 system branded with the Biohazard logo and text, a copy of the game, and two Dualshock 3 controllers.
Microsoft revealed yesterday that it will also offer an Xbox 360 bundle for the survival horror game in Japan, priced at ¥34,800 ($369) and due March 5th.
The bundle will feature a 60GB system, a 48-hour Xbox Live Gold membership trial card, a copy of Resident Evil 5, a headset, a soundtrack CD, a collector's tin case, and a code for downloading an RE5 theme.
Neither Microsoft or Sony have disclosed any plans to bring their respective system bundles to the West. Resident Evil 5 ships for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in the U.S. on March 13th.
257w ago - Ubisoft is thrilled to be collaborating with ABC Studios to turn this phenomenal television series into an interactive experience," said Christian Salomon, vice president of worldwide licensing at Ubisoft.
PRESS RELEASE: UBISOFT┬® SURGICALLY ENHANCES VIDEO GAME PORTFOLIO, ADDING HIT TV SERIES "GREY'S ANATOMY"
LONDON, UK - January 7, 2009 - Today Ubisoft announced that it has signed a licensing agreement with ABC Studios to develop a video game based on the acclaimed television drama series "Grey's Anatomy." Designed for the Wii™, the Nintendo DS™ and PC Grey's Anatomy: The Video Game is scheduled for release early 2009.
In Grey's Anatomy: The Video Game, fans will have a chance to take on the roles of all of their favorite doctors in an all-new original storyline. As each doctor, players will make important personal and professional decisions, explore the direct relationships with each other, and perform the delicate surgeries the series is known for, all through fun and engaging game play.
259w ago - Harmonix and MTV Games announced today the addition of four new tracks to the Rock Band┬® Music Store catalog of downloadable content from bands Snow Patrol, Deep Purple, James Gang and Jethro Tull.
Press Release: Scottish alternative band Snow Patrol makes its debut in the Rock Band music catalog offering their first single "Take Back the City" from their new album A Hundred Million Suns (2008).
In addition, the Rock Band music catalog will expand its collection of Deep Purple tracks, giving players access to the classic rock band's single "Space Truckin''" from the influential album Machine Head (1972). Deep Purple's "Highway Star" was featured on the original Rock Band soundtrack.
Next week's offering also includes the classic rock single "Funk #49" from the album James Gang Rides Again (1970) featuring Joe Walsh, Dale Peters and Jimmy Fox.
The Jethro Tull single"Hymn 43" will become the second Tull track in the Rock Band music catalog, joining "Aqualung" which was featured on the Rock Band 2 soundtrack. Both songs are from the band's fourth studio album Aqualung (1971).
These tracks will be available starting December 30, 2008, for the Xbox_360┬® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and January 8, 2008, for PLAYSTATION┬®3...
259w ago - Eidos Interactive, creator of some of the world's leading videogame properties, introduces PUZZLE ARCADE, an interactive jigsaw puzzle game coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft this Christmas.
Press Release: The First Interactive Jigsaw Puzzle Game on Xbox LIVE Arcade Monday 22nd December...
PUZZLE ARCADE delivers a fun-filled, finely-tuned jigsaw building engine making full use of the Xbox LIVE service and LIVE Vision camera, with head-to-head and co-op play, both over Xbox LIVE and on the console.
"PUZZLE ARCADE is an easy to play and genuinely fun and innovative game." said Paul O'Sullivan, Business Development Manager for PUZZLE ARCADE.
"It's perfectly suited to the platform because you can personalise it by snapping a quick picture using the LIVE Vision camera and then challenge friends to complete and uncover your picture. Social gameplay appeals to Xbox LIVE Arcade users and PUZZLE ARCADE offers a truly inclusive multiplayer experience to subscribers. Have a free trial online and see what you think."
Fully customisable, PUZZLE ARCADE boasts a variety of game modes and difficulty levels and has a gradual learning curve which reveals the depth and scope of potential game play available.