Midway Announces MK Vs DC Universe Sales, New Game Coming

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273w ago - Midway announced today that Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe has sold over 1.8 million units on the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft XBox 360 platforms combined.

The release below also states that Midway is already hard at work on the next version of Mortal Kombat as follows:

Press Release: Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer, today announced that the company has shipped approximately 1.8 million units of Mortal Kombat® vs. DC Universe worldwide for the Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

"Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe was the result of countless hours of hard work by many people, and seeing the game surpass the million-seller plateau makes it worth all the effort," said Ed Boon, Mortal Kombat co-founder and creative director, Midway. "We're already hard at work on our next version of Mortal Kombat, and look forward to being able to reveal more details in the future."

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe also continues to set a number of internal Midway records. The game was the most pre-ordered MK title in company history, and more than 3.6 million Mortal Kombat® vs. DC Universe matches have been played online worldwide for the PS3, according...
 

Harmonix Announces Eight New Tracks for Rock Band DLC

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274w ago - Rounding out this week's additions to the Rock Band Music Store is Rob Zombie's "War Zone", the lead single from the soundtrack Punisher: War Zone (2008) from Marvel Comics' latest film adaptation of urban vigilante Frank Castle, a.k.a. the Punisher.

Press Release: ROCK BAND® KEEPS ON ROCK 'N YOU WITH EIGHT ADDITIONAL MUSIC STORE TRACKS INCLUDING THE STEVE MILLER BAND, GODSMACK, ROB ZOMBIE & MORE!

Cambridge, Mass. - January 19, 2009 - Harmonix and MTV Games announced today the addition of eight new tracks to the Rock Band® Music Store catalog of downloadable content including music From The Steve Miller Band, Godsmack, Belly, Ghost Hounds, Mute Math and Rob Zombie.

The Rock Band 2 disc features the Steve Miller Band's classic track "Rock 'n Me" and now fans of this classic American blues band can expand their collection of SMB music with a three pack of tracks including "The Joker'' from their album The Joker (1973), "Take the Money and Run" featured on the Fly Like An Eagle (1976) album, and "Space Cowboy" from Brave New World (1969). Alternative metal group Godsmack debuts in the Rock Band Music Library with "I Stand Alone" from their album Faceless (2003).

The update also features Mute Math's 2008 Grammy-nominated "Typical", alternative...
 

Capcom Announces $90 Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition

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274w ago - Capcom has given us a look at the upcoming Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition with the following shots.

The collectible extras will include a "Tricell messenger bag, Chris Redfield figurine, BSAA patch and Kijuju-inspired pendant." A second disc will include "The Making of Resident Evil 5" feature, a digital art gallery, and a Resident Evil Degeneration trailer.

The Kijuju-sized collector's edition will hit PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, running $90 when it is released alongside the $60 standard edition on March 13.

Press Release: Capcom's Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition Exposed!

Capcom is pleased to announce the Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition. First teased last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, the Collector's Edition will be available on day one of the game shipping Friday, March 13, 2009.

Available for only a limited time, gamers will be able to pre-order the collectible set starting today at the Capcom store at www.capcom.com. On launch date, the set will be available at all major retailers in North America with a price of $89.99 for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3.

For fans of the highly popular series, the box set is not to be missed as it will include a host of never-before-seen collectible items not available anywhere...
 

Konami Announces GTI Club+ Exclusively for PlayStation Network

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274w ago - In GTI Club+ Arcade-style racing revs up with high definition graphics for up to eight players online.

Press Release: KONAMI ANNOUNCES GTI CLUB+ EXCLUSIVELY FOR PlayStation®Network

El Segundo, Calif. - Jan. 15, 2008 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that GTI Club+, the classic arcade-style racing game originally released by Konami in 1996, is now available for download on the PlayStation®Network, the digital media delivery service for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

With spectacular HD graphics, GTI Club+ enables players to compete online with up to eight friends in either free-for-all events or team play.

In GTI Club+, players race through the tight city streets and winding mountain roads of France's Ville De Circo with an elite collection of high performance European hatchbacks, such as the Mini Cooper and Volkswagen Golf.

The easy pick-up-and-play racing game allows beginners and experienced veterans alike to explore the open city for the most efficient routes between checkpoints, race each other to the top of the worldwide leaderboards, or partake in the fast-paced game of Bombtag, a free-for-all-mode where players play hot potato with explosives.

GTI Club+ takes full advantage of the PLAYSTATION®3 system,...
 

Vir2L Studios Announces Medieval Games for the Nintendo Wii

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274w ago - From battling dragons and storming the castle, to catapulting and archery contests, Medieval Games offers hours of fun for the entire family.

Choose from a variety of colorful characters, such as the knight, princess, bard, or wizard as you compete in a variety of game modes. Tournaments and jousting await in this rich fantasy world!

Press Release: (Rockville, MD) - Vir2L® Studios, a ZeniMax Media company, announced today Medieval Games™ for the Wii™ home video game system from Nintendo.

Medieval Games allows you to experience the excitement of days of old with up to three of your friends.

Medieval Games is currently under development at N- Fusion Interactive and will be published by Vir2L Studios. Medieval Games has not yet been rated by the ESRB. For more information, visit www.Vir2L.com.
 







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