Punkrockeryeah's Blog – August 2011 Archive (32)

Shephard gone after Mass Effect 3

PC Gamer has confirmed earlier this month that Bioware won't be returning to the protagonist of the Mass Effect trilogy after the third game's release.

"After this, Commander Shepard's story is complete," producer Michael Gamble told the site. When asked…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 30, 2011 at 9:23pm — 9 Comments

Steam minus Minecraft

Marcus "Notch" Persson posted an entry on his personal blog yesterday explaining why his open-ended PC hit hasn't shown up on Valve's digital storefront to date, echoing EA's reservations about Steam-imposed limitations.

"Being on Steam limits a lot of…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 30, 2011 at 8:54pm — 6 Comments

PC Gets New Monday Night Combat Title



 developers at Uber Entertainment are already ready for round two. As reported by Kotaku, Uber Entertainment is readying Super Monday Night Combat for an initial PC release on Steam late this year or early next.

The debut platform isn't…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 25, 2011 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Twisted Metal says Happy Valentine's Day for February 14th, 2012 Release Date

Eat Sleep Play cofounder David Jaffe revealed the new date in a video message on the PlayStation Blog. Originally set for an October 4 debut,Twisted Metal was delayed earlier this month, with Jaffe saying at the time that the game wasn't ready, but the postponement would…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 25, 2011 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

The Lonesome Road is coming to Fallout New Vegas

Lonesome Road will launch for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC gamers on September 20.

 New Vegas is about to get lonesome.In the add-on, players are contacted by the original Courier Six, who refused to deliver the Platinum Chip at the beginning of the main Fallout: New Vegas campaign. Gamers will be offered the reason for his refusal if they agree to…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 25, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Descendent of George Washington rumored in Ubisoft game



Siliconera is reporting that Ubisoft has a new IP in the works centered around a domestic terrorist looking to take down the US government.

According to the report--which Siliconera is basing on "a source"…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 6:44pm — 3 Comments

Free-to-play naval MMO coming soon



World of Battleships will be a free-to-play naval MMO based on sea battles throughout the 20th century, offering a large number of available warships to provide various tactical opportunities based on individual combinations of firepower, speed, armor, and endurance. The game will also feature naval maps with changing weather conditions, and an economic system that will allow players…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 6:38pm — 3 Comments

Vampires coming to Infamous 2



the official PlayStation Blog details the upcoming vampire-themed DLC release for Infamous 2, titled Festival of Blood.

The standalone single-player DLC will be available for download via PSN in October and will center around an invading swarm of…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 6:33pm — 3 Comments

Dance Central 2 and Kinect Sports Season Two



 The hardware maker today dated a trio of follow-ups to some of the biggest titles of last year's Kinect launch, specifically Dance Central 2, Kinect Sports Season Two, and Kinectimals: Now With Bears.

The Harmonix rhythm game Dance Central 2 is now set for release October 25 in North America, with European gamers getting their groove on October 21, and October 27 in Japan. In keeping…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 6:16pm — 3 Comments

Two titles coming to PS Vita



Leading the way are a pair of iconic Ubisoft franchises in Assassin's Creed and Rayman. While the publisher did not detail the PS Vita debut of the free-running stealth action game, it did say that the phantom-limbed mascot Rayman would be making his way to the handheld in a port of this year's 2D platformer Rayman Origins.

The remaining games might also be familiar to Ubisoft…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 6:10pm — 4 Comments

Wii budget line adds four new titles

Effective August 28, Super Mario Galaxy, Super Paper Mario, Punch-Out!!, and Mario Strikers Charged will be added to the Nintendo Selects line of catalog titles with a $20 price tag.  Tell us how you feel about the budget games Nintendo has added to this line…

Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 6:03pm — 3 Comments

Move with Ninja Gaiden 3



Tecmo Koei announced today that Ninja Gaiden 3--the latest entry in its popular and long-running action series--will feature PlayStation Move support, allowing would-be ninjas to control actions via their own real-life movements.…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 5:55pm — 4 Comments

Sony Gamescon Press Conference

Thanks to gamespot.com for a play by play of the Sony Press Conference.

[10:04] The conference hasn't started just yet but should be under way shortly.

[10:05] Have you got your Sony conference bingo card to hand? We're looking for PS…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

How EA kicked off Gamescon

Thanks to gamespot.com we have a play by play of EA's press conference.

[7:03] We're seated in a packed auditorium, ready for the EA Gamescom 2011 press conference. And they've just dimmed the lights.

[7:04]…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 16, 2011 at 4:14pm — 3 Comments

Avengers Movie Set Pictures

Here are some pictures from the set in Cleveland.  For more information check out …

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 13, 2011 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

Games added for Google +



Today expansion goes live, as Google has started rolling out a games section for its Google+ social network.

While not all users have access to the new "Games" tab at the top of the Google+ home page, the service has added a selection of more than a dozen games to help launch its initiative. The lineup is led by a handful of games that have already met with success on other platforms, including…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 11, 2011 at 10:42pm — 2 Comments

MotorStorm: Apocalypse adds move

As part of tomorrow's sizable free update, Evolution Studios will introduce PlayStation Move support for its end-is-nigh racer.

Along with full Move compatibility, Evolution has added support for a handful of racing wheels, including the Logitech G25, G27, Driving Force GT, and Driving Force Pro peripherals. Sony noted that Move…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 11, 2011 at 10:35pm — 3 Comments

One Reason you should buy RAGE new



Creative director Tim Willits confirmed that the postapocalyptic shooter would lock out some content for people who bought the game used but wouldn't require a constant online connection.  

Instead of taking the standard online pass…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 11, 2011 at 10:29pm — 5 Comments

F2P could put Conan on top

Age of Conan unchained's new business plan :  Free To Play may be turning out nicely.

The move has paid quick dividends, as Funcom today announced that since shifting from a subscription-only model to free-to-play, Age of Conan: Unchained has attracted 300,000 new players and has seen its total revenue surge to double the level it stood at before. Unchained has free and premium…

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Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 11, 2011 at 9:35pm — 3 Comments

DC Universe Online Legends pricing is back

DC Universe Legends 3 months for $30 pricing is back until Nov 1.  There has been some pricing issues with DC online auto subscribe, so they have put this pricing back up.  Any of you guys wanting to try DC for a few months come check it out for 10 dollars a month.  Also there are MEGASERVERS coming to DC to make it better to get into instances.… Continue

Added by Punkrockeryeah on August 10, 2011 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

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