234w ago - Microsoft announced today it will start offering Community Games in new regions, thus allowing more developers around the world to distribute their titles on the new Xbox Live Community Games Channel and potentially share in the profits from their creations.
Below is the press release with the announcement.
Press Release: Microsoft Opens the Flood Gates of Community Game Development in New Regions
Following the highly-anticipated launch of the Community Games channel as part of the New Xbox Experience on Nov. 19, Microsoft today announced that it will open up the service to even more developers around the world to create their own games for Xbox 360 and share them with millions.
Beginning on Dec. 15, independent, student and hobbyist developers in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand will have the opportunity to distribute their titles on the new Xbox LIVE Community Games Channel and potentially share in the profits from their creations.
For developers like team Gambit of Singapore that created the 2008 Dream-Build-Play first place winner "CarneyVale: Showtime," this offers the unique ability to develop games using Microsoft's free XNA development toolset, share them on a console like never before and potentially turn the hobby of game-making into a full-fledged...
248w ago - Square Enix has announced that the PS3 exclusive, Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice will be released in PAL territories in 2009.
PRESS RELEASE: SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES DISGAEA 3 FOR EUROPE AND PAL TERRITORIES
London (21st August 2008) - Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square Enix┬® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces that Nippon Ichi Software's Disgaea┬® 3 Absence of Justice will be released by Square Enix across PAL territories in early 2009 on the PlayStation┬®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system.
Welcome to the Twisted world of the Nether Institute, Evil Academy where good is bad and bad is good. In this school a good student is somebody that excels in delinquent activities such as skipping classes or not doing their homework, whereas a bad student arrives to school early and does their homework on time.
This is the setting for Disgaea 3, a rich and deep Strategic RPG that's not afraid to display a very bizarre sense of humour. It's a winning combination that will leave you laughing one minute and fighting cunning enemies the next. Where special attacks can deliver up to 100 million points worth of damage and the power of the PS3 is used to deliver 2D sprites, albeit lots of them!