Category Archives: Announcements

Majesco Announces ‘Shorts’ for the DS

Majesco has just announced Shorts for Nintendo’s handheld.  The game is based on the upcoming Warner Brothers movie.

Read the press release after the jump.

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Konami Announces Metal Gear Announcements

If anyone knows how to announce an announcement, it’s the wonderful bunch over at Konami.  I don’t mind though,  I like having something to look forward to.

Read about at Kotaku.

EA’s Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 Tees It Up and Ships Today


Play Alongside the 2009 U.S. Open Actual Leaderboard with EA SPORTS Live Tournaments

 

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jun 08, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electronic Arts Inc., (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today thatTiger Woods PGA TOUR(R) 10 has shipped in North America. Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 brings to life the spectacle and drama of tournament golf, featuring highly innovative online modes, an all-new character progression mode called Tournament Challenge where you can recreate golf history, and a true sports motion experience on the Wii(TM), along with a host of other exciting enhancements.

“We are extremely thrilled to present Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 to gamers and golf fans alike and we feel that the game really delivers an inside-the-ropes experience for everyone,” said Executive Producer Mike Taramykin. “Thanks to our new and exciting relationship with the USGA and with the 2009 U.S. Open at Bethpage Black just around the corner, players will get the opportunity to see how their online virtual scores match-up against the real-life live leaderboard in our all-new EA SPORTS Live Tournaments feature.”

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 on the Wii supports the all-new Wii MotionPlus(TM) accessory, which brings an authentic sports motion to your golf swing; including the ability to naturally draw and fade. In addition, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10features a family-fun, Wii-specific mode called Disc Golf – a new way to play all of the championship courses featured in the game. Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 on the Wii will be sold as a standalone at MSRP of $49.99 or bundled with the Wii MotionPlus peripheral for MSRP of $59.99.

Developed in Orlando, Fla., by EA Tiburon, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 will be available on the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system, the PlayStation(R)2 and PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment systems, the PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system and Wii(TM).

For more information about Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10, check out www.tigerwoods10.com.

For Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 assets go to www.info.ea.com.

Bethesda and Splash Damage Announce New Game

Well, it’s not their Wii title. Brink is the long-since-announced collaboration between Bethesda and Splash Damage.

Not much is known about the game aside from a few minor details:
1) It’s for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
2) It’s set to arrive spring 2010
3) It has a creepy bleeding dude’s eye.
4) The site is age-gated, so it will probably end up with an M-ratng.

Website here: Brink

Gamasutra article: Here

Koei’s E3 Lineup

KOEI CORPORATION UNVEILS ITS TITLE LINEUP FOR E3 2009

KOEI to deliver an explosive showing with the debut of two new titles at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles

Burlingame, CA, May 29, 2009 – KOEI, recognized worldwide as the premier brand of strategy and action games, today announced its lineup of titles that will be showcased at the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), June 2-4 in Los Angeles. Among the games to be shown, the company will unveil two new titles at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This will be the first time in KOEI’s history that the company publicly debuts new titles outside of Japan.

“For over 30 years and counting, from classic games rich with history to world-renowned action mega-hits, KOEI consistently delivers the best in entertainment. This year will be no exception. In fact, we’re raising the bar,” said Amos Ip, senior vice president of KOEI Corporation. “At E3, KOEI promises an explosive array of action and role-playing games that will keep gamers on the edge of their seats.”

Gamers can follow @koeicorp on twitter for up-to-the minute news and behind-the-scenes happenings from the KOEI booth, E3 events and more.

The KOEI booth will be located in the South Hall #822. KOEI’s exciting portfolio of console and handheld games includes:

TRINITY: Souls of Zill O’ll™ – For years, Omega Force has transcended the action genre to create one of video gaming’s most legendary franchises. Now they will unleash their imaginations on the realm of fantasy with the upcoming TRINITY: Souls of Zill O’ll.

Warriors: Legends of Troy™ – Three thousand years ago, a poet sang of heroes strong enough to stand alone against an army. For love, they sailed the world. For family, they made the greatest sacrifices. For honor, they stood and faced the will of gods, and fought a war which shook the earth…

Monster Racers™ – Monster Racers for the Nintendo DS™ will take you on a quest around the globe in search of monsters to train, nurture, and race. For the first time in the genre, your skill in controlling your monster will be a key factor to winning each challenge. Races are filled with obstacles that will test your skills in controlling speed, jumping ability, and reaction time. By combining real-time racing, platform-style action, and role-playing with the fun of monster collecting, KOEI is bringing to life a colorful and unforgettable world where everyone can be a champion. This product is rated “E” (Everyone) by the ESRB.

WARRIORS OROCHI®2 – The best-selling DYNASTY WARRIORS® and SAMURAI WARRIORS® crossover comes to the PSP®(PlayStation® Portable) system with continuing storylines. WARRIORS OROCHI 2 features three new game modes: Dream, VS and Survival, plus VS mode “Tag Team”-style matches that pit fighters in deadly head-to-head combat! New features for the PSP include 96 playable characters, 2-Player VS and Co-op and new scenarios. This game is rated “T” (Teen – Mild Suggestive Themes, Violence) by the ESRB.