Tuesday, May 15, 2012

New Patch Released for Mario Kart 7

Nintendo has released a new 3DS patch for Mario Kart 7. It fixes a major glitch that was found in Maka wuhu, where racers online skip half of the course and get a huge advantage over the other players. This has been a major problem with many players around the world right now for those who don't know how to do it. Because of that, All Mario Kart 7 owners must update before they can play online. It's now available in the Nintendo eShop.
"In order to use online services, a newer version od this software is required. Download the newest version of this software from the Nintendo eShop or other supported software" ~Nintendo
Update: The patch also includes exploit fixes in Wuhu Loop and GBA Bowser Castle. (thanks to the Anonymous comment for bringing it up)

New Kingdom Hearts 3D English Trailer

There is a new English trailer for Kingdom Hearts 3D Dream Drop Distance. The video is right after the break.

Monday, May 14, 2012

NHL 13 Teaser Trailer Released

A new short teaser trailer has been released for NHL 13. It features some slick dekes, ending with Phil Kessel scoring, and then teases about the new skill stick. I can't wait for more information, and we want to see a new skill stick! The video is right after the break.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Halo 4 vs. Black Ops - Sales War

Halo and Call of Duty are arguably the two biggest FPS series of the 21st century. Now, both series are releasing their next instalments within a week of each other. Halo 4 will be released on November 6th, 2012, and Black Ops 2 will be released on November 13th, 2012. Which one will sell more?

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Possible GTA IV Release Date Leaked Via Amazon

That's right, according to Amazon UK the release date will be December 2012. However, keep in mind this is a possible release date, as it could just be a place holder. Here's a screenshot.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Hitman: Sniper Challenge Confirmed

The mini-game was leaked earlier this week, but is now official confirmed by Square Enix in the form of the trailer above. The standalone game will be available as a code to anyone who pre-orders Hitman: Absolution from GameStop. 

When you download Sniper Challenge you take part in a single, timed mission to execute a target. You'll also be able to unlock Silenced Agency Kazo TRG for use in Hitman: Absolution.

New Mario Tennis Open Commercial

A new trailer has been released for Mario Tennis Open for 3DS. What makes this trailer very interesting is that Nintendo finally unveiled their new 3DS colour, Midnight Purple, in a commercial.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Pre-Order Bonus for Kingdom Hearts 3DS Available in North America

So far, the 10th anniversary of the Kingdom Hearts series has been a success, and fans are hoping for something good this year. Japan has revealed the new Argumented Cards for Kingdom Hearts 3DS, which will be included with the new Kingdom Hearts 3DS Dream Drop Distance. The new Kingdom Hearts will be released on July 31, 2012 in North America. If you pre-order the game you will receive a bonus of three augmented reality cards. The pre-orders for Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance are available in stores around the United States and Canada.

Pre-ordering is available in he following stores:

  • Wal-Mart
  • EB Games (Only in Canada)
  • GameStop

Diablo 3 Future Shop Midnight Launch Details Released

Midnight launch details have been released on Future Shop's official site. All stores will open at 11:59 PM on May 14th, except for the Quebec and Sudbury locations which will open at 8:00 AM local time. Whoever buys D3 at midnight will receive a free Diablo 3 Steelbook (pictured to the right) and $10 towards any game in June. There will also be mousepads, posters etc. There will also be a trade 2 get it for free offer available in all stores.

At Diablo 3 launch parties in Toronto (Yonge & Dundas), Edmonton (South Edmonton Common), and Vancouver (Robson & Granville), there will be costume contest with a prize of a desktop ($1000 value) and a laptop ($500 value) along with additional prizes such as collectors editions. Max Payne 3 will be launching the same day.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Black Ops 2 Multiplayer Screenshots Leaked

YouTube user MitaDesigns has uploaded yet another video that features some apparent stills from the next Call of Duty game. The video features four stills from the upcoming game, all of which have been posted below for you.

Monday, May 07, 2012

Assassin's Creed 3 : Teaser Trailer Arrives!

The teaser trailer for the next installment of the popular Assassin's Creed series has arrived, check it out the trailer after the break.

CISPA: What is It?

CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is aproposed law that was passed by the House of Representatives on April 27, 2012.This law, along with SOPA, and PIPA threatens our internet privacy. The billwould, in official terms, allow “thesharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat informationbetween the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for otherpurposes”. However, various companies are against it, just as they opposed SOPAand PIPA, due to the invasion of privacy.

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Starhawk Official Launch Trailer

The launch trailer for Starhawk, the PS3 exclusive FPS, has been released. The game will be released on May 8th, 2012.

Diablo III: What are we looking for in this game?

Since there isn’t much more than a week left until the long expected release of Diablo III, I wanted to take a look at the things we want in this game. There isn’t, of course, a guarantee that everyone wants those things, but I can say that a lot of people do.

Saturday, May 05, 2012

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Prototype Menu Leaked

YouTube user MitaDesigns has uploaded the following video which apparently shows the prototype menu for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. The video shows an interactive menu, similar to the first Black Ops. The video shows what looks to be an airplane cockpit, with a few screens active and displaying data. However the video is not footage but a collection of screenshots, so you won't be able to see any movement or things to interact with. You can, however, see the words "CAMPAIGN" in the last still, which appears to be a selection.

Thursday, May 03, 2012

World Premiers for Halo 4 and other games at E3 2012

Microsoft just announced many games to be featured at their E3 press conference, known as "Microsoft Entertainment Evolved". Halo 4 and many other highly anticipated games will have a world premier at the Expo.  Here is a small little paragraph that will get you up to speed on what's going to happen after the break.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Hitman: Absolution, Introducing: Agent 47 Trailer Released

The trailer to a brand new original Hitman series has been released. Introducing: Agent 47. The trailer is created from gameplay footage and moments.

Samsung Galaxy SIII Screen Protector Leaked

Just a few days left, the new Samsung Galaxy SIII will soon be unveiled on May 3rd. People are going to love the unveiling and are going crazy for it. There is one more leaked rumour related to the new Samsung Galaxy SIII.

According to the people over at Unwire HK in Korea, they got there hands on the Samsung Galaxy SIII Screen Protector last morning in North America (because of different time zones, there is a day difference in Korea). The screen protector they received is a mystery product made by USG and the product appears only for the Samsung Galaxy SIII.  Here are the pictures of the screen protector comparison with other Android phones after the break.

Diablo 3, Wizard Class Video Released

Gamesradar has posted an article announcing that a new Wizard class video has been released for Diablo 3. Check it out below. Every class video Blizzard creates make the class look amazing.

E3 Schedule

Here is the E3 Conference schedules. Microsoft is the first to take the stage at 10 AM on June 4th. The last will be Nintendo on June 5th at 9 AM.

Introducing the new BlackBerry 10 (and a sneak peek video included)

The BlackBerry World 2012 was just held on May 1st in Orlando, Florida and it appears the expectations for the new BlackBerry were not met. One of the best things about the BlackBerry is the physical keyboard Well, now the new BlackBerry 10 may not have that.

Meet the BlackBerry 10 Dev alpha, which was unveiled in the morning. However, BlackBerry mentions it isn't a real phone and it is modelled to show off the new Blackberry 10. The new BlackBerry has no physical keyboard, hence, the new OS has changed dramatically.

The main thing about this phone right now is their keyboard. When you see the virtual keyboard popping up, it isn't really much a difference and it's more like the ones on the iPhone, Android, Nokia, etc.When you start typing though, the magic starts to happen in your experience. 

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Skyrim: Dawnguard DLC Announced

Skyrim: Dawnguard, is officially announced. This DLC is coming to Xbox 360 in the summer, and will be coming to PC and PS3 a month later. No details have been announced, however more will be revealed at E3. The announcement was made on Bethesda's blog and only featured this teaser picture. According to this article  a DLC folder has been found which features several new items and characters. A new Snow Elf Princess, crossbows, and new vampire animations (is that a vampire in the picture above?).

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Reveal Trailer

Call of Duty Black Ops 2 was just revealed and tells a new exciting tale for the future. The year is 2025. Technology has advanced but war has struck in a familiar place. L.A (As far as we know, we are not completely sure if the game will set entirely in L.A). Sgt. Frank Woods, the man we know from Black Ops, who apparently "died" after sacrificing himself to save Mason, is actually alive and is a retired Agent. As we can see from the trailer, Call of Duty has taken an extra step and is now heading towards the future and is changing a lot. Upgraded weaponry and support, Black Ops 2 is going to be a totally different Call of Duty game. Features are listed after the break.

Skyrim Kinect Update

Skyrim has officially launched their Kinect Update, which is available for free on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Along with over 200 voice commands, you can also do all the dragon shouts in English just by speaking. All the shouts are also available in dragon speak, you just have to say one, two, or three words of the shout to activate it. Here is the PDF file with all of the voice commands. This update will add a more interactive part to the game, and now we can finally shout, "FUSRODAH!"

Black Ops 2 Site Launches + Two Screenshots

Today is the day that Activision will reveal it's latest addition to the Call of Duty franchise. It'll be revealed on TNT during the NBA Playoffs tonight. As we near that time, the Black Ops 2 site has finally launched!

The site confirms the game's launch date, November 13th, 2012, and features a little more information. Most of the site is "classified" but that should change tonight after the official launch.