Tuesday, December 1, 2009
the first group of screenshots show how different units look in the game and what kind of units they are. in the bottom left there is a logo describing what each unit is. the second group of screenshots are these logo's but a much bigger size.
Empire Total War: Elite Units Of America
Ultimate Team builds on last years version and improves on it, making it more Deeper, more authentic and more dynamic. you can create more than 1 squad consisting of the best football stars in the game, and take them online and compete in tournaments. there are also more options aimed at enabling the gamers to play like a real life coach or manager. the player relationship system has also been revamped meaning players and squads need to be managed carefully.
EA has announced that they will continue to update Ultimate Team regualry with new tournaments and other updates. FIFA 10 Ultimate Team is coming out in Febuary 2010 and will cost 400 MS Points on the Xbox 360, No price was given for the PS3 version which also comes out February.
FIFA 10 Ultimate Team
GUILDFORD, UK., – 1st December 1, 2009 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced the continued record-setting sales pace for FIFA 10 as well as the development of FIFA 10 Ultimate Team, a game mode expansion and new way of playing FIFA 10, the highest rated sports game* ever on the PlayStation®3 and Xbox 360®.
Based on internal sales projections, FIFA 10 has sold through more than 4.5 million units worldwide since launch, a 26 percent increase over the same period a year ago (eight weeks in Europe and five weeks in North America). FIFA 10 also became the fastest-selling sports videogame in the world with 1.7 million units sold through at European retail in its first week after its launch on October 1, and it’s the top selling game overall in Europe in 2009.
FIFA 10 has achieved new franchise records for online play as well, averaging 3 million** games played daily and over 113 million^ total online games played on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 over the past two months, and will launch FIFA 10 Ultimate Team in the new year. FIFA 10 Ultimate Team is a deeper, more authentic, more dynamic version of the game mode successfully introduced last year and enables fans to customize the way they build their Ultimate Team.
Take on the challenge of building an Ultimate Team of the best football stars in the world, manage one or multiple squads simultaneously, and compete against other gamers in dynamically updated online tournaments. For the record number of football fans playing FIFA 10 online, FIFA 10 Ultimate Team provides a new challenge to put a personally crafted team up against the rest of the world.
“FIFA 10 Ultimate Team adds a lot more authenticity to a unique game that will update with new challenges and content over time,” said Producer Paul Hossack. “We now have over 7,000 players from 27 leagues available, from which gamers will craft one or multiple squads to show their mastery of the revamped, more realistic chemistry system, and compete in tournaments with exciting requirements and rewards. On top of that, we’ll release new tournaments and other updates regularly to keep the experience fresh and exciting.”
FIFA 10 Ultimate Team has more options and players that enable gamers to emulate the way real-world coaches and managers build the truly great football teams. Choose how to manage your team–-focusing on creating one formidable squad, or managing multiple squads to match dynamic requirements for tournaments and competitions. Buy, sell, trade and acquire the biggest stars to build your dream team. Be strategic and tactical in preparing your squads for the various in-game competitions. A completely redesigned chemistry system built around player relationships on the pitch, means that managing teams and squads to their full potential is even more critical to success. Take carefully assembled squads into standard tournaments and themed competitions against the most formidable teams from around the world – and then out wit and out play them.
Test your skills as a player and manager to claim global football supremacy with FIFA 10 Ultimate Team, available to purchase for 400 Microsoft points and the PlayStation Network to FIFA 10 beginning this February, 2010. FIFA 10 and an internet connection is required for play. FIFA 10 Ultimate Team is developed by EA Canada in Vancouver, B.C. It is not yet rated.
Source www.metacritic.com as of November 27, 2009
** based on average daily online users between Oct. 1, 2009 and November 19, 2009.
^ as of November 30, 2009.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. Founded in 1982, the Company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under four brand names: EATM, EA SPORTSTM, EA Mobile TM and POGOTM. In fiscal 2009, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.2 billion and had 31 titles that sold more than one million copies. EA's homepage and online game site is www.electronicarts.co.uk. More information about EA's products and full text of press releases can be found on the Internet at www.electronicarts.co.uk/press..
EA, EA SPORTS, EA Mobile and POGO are trademarks or registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Official FIFA licensed product “© The FIFA name and OLP Logo are copyright or trademark protected by FIFA. All rights reserved.” Manufactured under license by Electronic Arts Inc. Player names and likenesses used under license from FIFA, International Federation of Professional Footballers "(FIFPro)" and national teams. Microsoft, Xbox, and Xbox 360 are registered trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies. “PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
All you need to do is sign into the PSN with the PSPgo, go to the PSN Store, Download a Special PSPgo promotion Theme. a Email will be sent to you that has a voucher code. You enter this code in the Store and you will be given a choice as to what game you want to download.
The Games in this offer are Motorstorm Arctic Edge, Gran Turismo, And Assassins Creed Bloodlines. for those in Germany, the games on Offer will be Motorstorm Arctic Edge, Gran Turismo, And Little Big Planet.
From UK Playstation Blog
Nintendo UK Have Launched A Gift Finder That Aims To Help Search For Games Which Suit People You Know
Nintendo UK have revealed a Gift Finder on their website. This Gift Finder is designed to help you pick a game or system for people you know. you can either navigate it or choose to answer questions from Mario. when you pick a game, you can read a brief description about and put that game into a wish list which can be printed off.
From Nintendo UK
Nintendo UK has announced that from December 1st to December 10th, there will be a new Competition running in Mario Kart Wii. this competition takes place at the DS Desert Hills race course. here all you have to do is defeat all the Pokeys as fast as you can. there is no lap limit.
Mario Kart Wii lets you match up in 12-player races against drivers the world over. Now, you can show off your racing skills in a Nintendo-sponsored worldwide competition!
Our newest contest runs from 1 December until 10 December. Now’s the time to get online and show you’re the best!
Here are the details for the contest:
Visit DS Desert Hills and take out the pesky Pokeys as fast as you can! There's no lap limit, so keep going around the course as many times as you like!
So turn on your Wii and go to the Mario Kart Channel to get in on this contest. For more information about Mario Kart Wii’s many online options,visit the game’s official site.
Sonic & Sega All Star Racing DS
Sega has announced the Sonic Classic Collection for the Nintendo DS. this collection has Sonic The hedgehog. Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic The Hedgehog 3, and Sonic & Knuckles.
The game will feature a save anywhere feature as well as extras including video and collectable pictures.
The Sonic Classic Collection is set to come out in March 2010.
Sonic Classic Collection
LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (XX November, 2009) -- SEGA Europe Ltd and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that, for the first time ever, the original games from legendary gaming icon, Sonic The Hedgehog™ will be coming to the Nintendo DS™ system early 2010. Sonic Classic Collection™ gathers together the first four Sonic The Hedgehog adventures - Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Sonic & Knuckles - introducing some of the most influential Sonic titles to a whole new generation of gamers exclusively for the DS.
Sonic Classic Collection allows fans both old and new to speed through the much loved zones of the four original Mega Drive adventures, in a bid to collect the chaos emeralds and save the world. Optimised to take full advantage of the Nintendo DS system, Sonic Classic Collection will feature a new save anywhere feature, a first in this original series, meaning that the games can be enjoyed anywhere, anytime! Gamers will also be given the chance to expand their knowledge with a wealth of extras including video and collectable pictures that are sure to be fan favourites.
“The phenomenal successes of the original Sonic games are the pillar of today’s Sonic brand recognition” commented Gary Knight, European Marketing Director SEGA Europe. “Sonic Classic Collection for DS will allow a new audience to enjoy a timeless collection of games, whilst older Sonic fans can revel in the nostalgia of playing their favourite Sonic titles. It’s a perfect amalgamation of heritage and new generation entertainment”
Sonic Classic Collection for the Nintendo DS™ system will hit stores in March 2010. For more information please visit www.sega.com For press assets please visit www.sega-press.com
About SEGA® Europe Ltd.:
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is the European Distributor arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. The SEGA® Europe Web Site is located at www.sega.com.
About SEGA® of America, Inc.:
SEGA® of America, Inc. is the American Publishing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America’s Web site is located at www.sega.com .
Koei has released a gameplay video for Romance Of The Three Kingdoms Touch. the 8 minute long video shows the game being played from the start menu through to a stage being played and won. it shows some of the story, game menus, battles, managing troops, and the battlefield, and much more.
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PS3: Amazon Germany has a listing for Yakuza 3 and they give it a March 2010 release. nothing official announced tho http://ow.ly/H9yz
Spotify have said that there is "no truth" to the rumours that their service is coming to consoles. http://ow.ly/H9zl
HMV have dropped to price of DJ Hero to £69.99, and the Black PSPgo to £148.99 http://ow.ly/H9Aj
Bioshock 2 now has a Japanese publisher. D3 will be releasing in Japan. http://ow.ly/H9Bk
PS3: Little Big Planet update is now available. it comes in at 53MB
Puzzle Quest 2 is coming to the DS and Xbox Live Arcade in Spring 2010. D3 is releasing it. http://ow.ly/Hd6q
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Final Fantasy XIII's Cid has been revealed. he is a brigadier in a Military Organisation thats not PSICOM http://ow.ly/Hdma
The USA Ratings board, ESRB, has rated No More Heroes for the PS3/360. it has been rated Mature. no official release date http://ow.ly/HdIj
A Screenshot for something called Duke Nukem D Day. a fan page has also been created on facebook. http://ow.ly/He81
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360: Call Of Duty Classic is coming to Xbox Live Arcade this week for 1200 MS Points. http://ow.ly/HeUf
Ubisoft has announced a new Prince Of Persia game called the Forgotten Sands. it will continue the Sands of Time Series http://ow.ly/HeW3
Spike have teased new mystery trailer. it will be revealed at the Video Game Awards. http://ow.ly/HeXJ
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Serious Sam The Second Encounter is getting a HD Remake. it is coming to PC and consoles in early 2010. http://ow.ly/HiyM
Ubisoft have announced that profits are down €70 million during April-September 09, in comparison to 08. http://ow.ly/HiAE
PSP: the ESRB has rated Eye Of Judgement Legends for a USA release. its getting another localisation pass. http://ow.ly/HiBx
PC: Steam have banned 2.500 Modern Warfare 2 cheaters. http://ow.ly/HiC1
Ubisoft are working on 10 Natal/4-5 PS3 Motion Controller games, coming out during the 6 months after hardware launch http://ow.ly/HiCT
A EA Sports Survey for NCAA hints at possible new features. Athletics Director Mode, Broadcast presentation changes + more http://ow.ly/HiGE
The Banned PSN player has now subpoenaed Bill Gates over his Red Ring Of Death Lawsuit. http://ow.ly/HiHB
QTE Blog: Tatsunoko Productions Have Done Animations Using Flipnote Studio On The Nintendo DSi http://ow.ly/165w0R
The Mystery VGA game announced today is speculated to be Acitivisons Black Lotus, developed by United Front Games http://ow.ly/HiJT
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