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[gonintendo.com] Ubisoft didn't blame Wii for poor sales Quite the opposite gonintendo.com news gamingeek
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Wed, 02 Dec 2009 19:41:11

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Little Kings Story Amazon lightning deal coming up in an hour. It would make a great christmas present for me if any of you want to get me something. Nyaa

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Wed, 02 Dec 2009 20:19:53

Yes! Finally! Avatar Cats! M$ knows how to milk money out of their customer base! Kudos, M$!

The VG Press

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Wed, 02 Dec 2009 21:01:05
This guy is awesome
"In Denmark, it's legal to make copies of commercial videos for backup or other private purposes. It's also illegal to break the DRM that restricts copying of DVDs. Deciding to find out which law mattered, Henrik Anderson reported himself for 100 violations of the DRM-breaking law (he ripped his DVD collection to his computer) and demanded that the Danish anti-piracy Antipiratgruppen do something about it. They promised him a response, then didn't respond. So now he's reporting himself to the police. He wants a trial, so that the legality of the DRM-breaking law can be tested in court."

http://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-group-refuses-bait-drm-breaker-goes-to-the-police-091201/
Balls. He has them.

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Wed, 02 Dec 2009 21:30:52

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EA has officially announced the new Medal of Honor game for release on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2010.

Simply called "Medal of Honor", the game is set in present-day Afghanistan and focuses on Tier 1 Operators - super army soldiers, in other words - who get involved in situations all around the world.

"The development team has been working closely with Tier 1 Operators from the US Special Operations Community since the earliest stages of development to create the most authentic modern war experience," EA said in a press release.

While EALA works to create a "best-in-class" single-player campaign, EA DICE will work on multiplayer.

"When we first set out to reinvent Medal of Honor, we wanted to stay true to its roots of authenticity and respect for the soldier but bring it into today's war. The Tier 1 Operator is the most disciplined, deliberate and prepared warrior on the battlefield. He is a living, breathing, precision instrument of war," said Greg Goodrich, executive producer.

"We are honoured to have the rare opportunity to work closely with these men to create a game that shares their experience."

'EA announces new Medal of Honor' Screenshot 1

The packshot (see left for the Xbox 360 version) shows a bearded, sunglasses-wearing Tier 1 Operator clutching a rifle. The colour scheme - white shifting to black - suggests EA is aiming for a similar shades-of-grey approach to its great rival, Call of Duty, which "went modern" just over two years ago.

The fact EA is targeting Medal of Honor for 2010 suggests that EA isn't leaving things to chance, mind you - following the release of Modern Warfare 2 last month, 2010 is an off year for Infinity Ward.

EA Games' vice president Nick Earl made headlines last month when his internal comments about the project leaked. He said it looked "simply stunning" in a mail to staff

 Holy shit, Billy Gibbons is in a video game? AWESOME!

Almost as awesome as that ballsy Dane who wants to be put on trial to prove a point!

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Wed, 02 Dec 2009 21:43:40

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Little Kings Story Amazon lightning deal coming up in an hour. It would make a great christmas present for me if any of you want to get me something. Nyaa

Did I miss it? It's $36 right now. 

EDIT: Got it for $25.

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Does everyone in Denmark have such huge steel balls?
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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 01:52:34
Is that Medal of Honur announcement serious?
So having a game set in Iraq is too recent, having a game involving a terrorist attack vaguely similar to a recent one is too close to home, but having one set in a current war---occupation---err, peace keeping---oh okay then.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 02:09:13

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Is that Medal of Honur announcement serious?
So having a game set in Iraq is too recent, having a game involving a terrorist attack vaguely similar to a recent one is too close to home, but having one set in a current war---occupation---err, peace keeping---oh okay then.

Rules of decency don't apply anymore.  They haven't since that Nick Cage 911 flick.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 04:12:39
Exclusive first footage of Nintencats!

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 11:04:22

Cutest cat ever.

I just got a two for one deal on Dead Space Extraction and Cursed Mountain. I didn't really want CM but for the price I thought I would never be able to experience it otherwise and I can always flog it on ebay.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 11:05:04

Ugh, seeing the gamespot logo on this site is just.... wrong.

ASSpro, when are you going to start City Folk? I need a trading buddy now everyone has stopped playing it?

Dvader do you not visit the non-gaming forum? You are the lead character in our sitcom.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 11:38:59


Silent Hill Memories trailer with MUCH better quality

That's pretty cool. The music though...

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 11:46:44

Famitsu magazine:

- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (10/10/9/10, 39 points): Square Enix handled the Japanese localization of Infinity Ward's latest, and while the translated version ignited the ire of Japanese message-board denizens, MW2 still received massive adulation from the Famitsu crew.

"Out of all the games modeled after war, nothing feels closer to reality," one reviewer wrote. "The amount of near-death situations you have to deal with are just incredible. "If you consider yourself a gamer, then you really want to try out this masterpiece at least once for a taste of what world-class quality really means."

The only major complaint: "The main campaign mode's a bit short," one writer said, "but the way it brings the futility of war home to you makes it a must-play."

- Tales of Graces (9/9/9/9, 36 points): Namco's latest Tales game, out on the Wii this time, gets typically Tales-like scores. "It just feels like everything they could've possibly implemented, they've done," one wrote. "Trying to master every aspect of the game system takes some getting used to, but the game's approachable enough that you never feel like you're expending much effort on that process."

This Tales is a fair bit different system-wise from other titles in the series. "The evasion system in battle has been upgraded, and the action and strategic elements are both improved from before," as one writer put it. "Maybe it's because the battles are too fast-paced, but the loads after battle seem a bit long to me."

- Luminous Arc 3 (8/8/8/8, 32 points): The other big JRPG release of the week -- "a very easy-to-play simulation RPG," Famitsu wrote, "one that covers all of the basic features from quests to (the surprisingly easy) weapon forging." Despite the potential complexity of this DS strategy RPG, most reviewers found it more than accessible enough: "Even if your level's low, you stand a pretty decent chance if you take advantage of the skill/combo system. That makes the main story go by pretty quickly, which I like."

- Again (8/7/7/8, 30 points): Tecmo's DS adventure game, due out next spring in America, received decent but not overwhelming praise. "The visuals are cool, and the story's the sort of thing that's all but guaranteed to keep your interest," one reviewer wrote. "The investigation bits use the dual screens quite uniquely."

On the negative side, several reviewers brought up pacing problems. "The animations alongside each line of dialogue, along with the shift in viewpoint whenever the speaker changes, makes things atmospheric but causes the tempo to suffer," said one writer. "You aren't really solving puzzles or figuring out the mystery," added another, "so much as you're hunting for differences in the pictures."

- R-Type Tactics 2 (8/7/7/8, 30 points): The sequel to R-Type Command is just as inscrutably cool as the original, apparently. "A pretty serious, and pretty difficult, simulation," as one editor put it. "With all the features, it's undeniably hard to make sense of it all. It would've been more helpful if your assistant's advice was more closely related to actual battle mechanics."

While other reviewers praised the depth and fascinating aspects that the new units and battle configurations in this game unlock, everyone agreed that the user-friendliness could've been improved a tad. "The system has to be complex to make all this possible," summed up one editor, "but I wish the rules were explained in smaller bites."

- Toshinden (6/6/5/6, 23 points): The Wii-exclusive update to the somewhat tired '90s fighter series failed to impress Famitsu much. There was some damning with faint praise: "The game's simple controls make fighting fun. You can unleash combos with only two buttons, and it's particularly neat to go behind your opponent's back and land a combo that way."

This simplicity works both ways, however. "Once you find a strong combo, then it doesn't take long for you to realize that repeating it over and over again is the one surefire way to victory," wrote one editor.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 11:55:07

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest night of the year for the video game industry just got bigger! Today Spike TV confirmed that three highly-anticipated new games - Electronic Arts' Medal of Honor, Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, and Microsoft's Crackdown 2 - will premiere LIVE at Spike TV's "Video Game Awards 2009," Saturday, December 12 at 8:00 PM ET.

The VGAs - which recognize the best games of the year and preview the most anticipated titles of the future - will feature the first-ever look at EA's reboot of Medal of Honor with a world-premiere trailer. For the first time in the franchise's storied 10-year-history, Medal of Honor is leaving the World War II theater and putting players in war-torn Afghanistan. The game introduces the Tier 1 Operator, a relatively unknown entity directly under the National Command Authority who takes on missions no one else in the world can handle.

Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands(TM) is the latest installment in the critically-acclaimed franchise and marks the return to the Prince of Persia® Sands of Time storyline. Scheduled for release in May 2010, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands(TM) will feature many of the fan-favorite elements from the original series, as well as new gameplay innovations that gamers have come to expect from the Prince of Persia brand.

Crackdown 2 is the sequel to one of the most innovative releases in recent memory. Ten years have passed since the Agency first eliminated the gangs in Pacific City. Now, this new Xbox 360 exclusive puts you back into an Agent's shoes to clean up and eliminate all threats to the City. Crackdown is already known for its unique use of cell-shaded graphics and vertigo-inducing verticality; now it will redefine multiplayer gaming with up to 16-player PVP, delivering the most intense action in a huge world.

These three world premieres join a growing list of previously announced VGA exclusives including Halo: Reach, TRON and the next Star Wars game from LucasArts. Additional world premieres will be announced in the days to come, with even more surprises set to be unveiled during the LIVE broadcast.

The official sponsors of Spike TV's 2009 "Video Game Awards" are Burger King, Mountain Dew, Verizon Wireless, GameStop, Energizer and U.S. Army.

Albie Hecht, Oscar®-nominated producer and Casey Patterson, senior vice president, event production & talent development for Spike TV will serve as executive producers of Spike TV's 2009 "Video Game Awards." Beth McCarthy will direct. Greg Sills is supervising producer.


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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:11:28

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All About Zangeki no Reginleiv The next Wii Motion Plus game is a medieval slasher.
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A few quick things to know about Zangeki no Reginleiv, a new Wii title Nintendo is putting out February 11 in Japan:

- It supports Wii Motion Plus, one of the few straight-on action games to do so as of right now.

- It's developed by Sandlot -- the folks behind Earth Defense Force 2017, arguably the strangest (and, yet, strangely addictive) title in the Xbox 360's library.

- The story, heavily influenced by Norse mythology, paints Asgard gods Freyr and Freya cooperating with mortals in their war against a race of giants attacking a village to the north -- the first skirmish in what will ultimately escalate into Ragnarok itself.

- The game's basically a rail shooter -- or rail sword-slasher, you could say. Point the Wiimote at the screen and slash (i.e. draw lines) to attack. The game's on the bloody side, and Freyr can hack arms and legs off enemies.

- Freyr is best with melee weapons while Freya is more of a sorceress. Between the two characters, you can wield over 300 different weapons, from swords and bows to warhammers and javelins.

- Given that this is Sandlot making the game, Reginleiv has a lot of huge enemies -- including a frost giant that towers 90 feet into the air. Yipes.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:24:09
CVG gives Spirit Tracks 9.1/10.

For perspective, they gave Phantom Hourglass 10/10

Phantom Hourglass is listed as reviewd by "CVG Staff" whereas Spirit Tracks by "Mike Jackson".  Unknown if he's included in "CVG Staff"
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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:41:13

Yodariquo said:
CVG gives Spirit Tracks 9.1/10.

For perspective, they gave Phantom Hourglass 10/10

Phantom Hourglass is listed as reviewd by "CVG Staff" whereas Spirit Tracks by "Mike Jackson".  Unknown if he's included in "CVG Staff"

He is, I've met him, he used to work for NOM in Peterborough.

Remember though that Gamesradar, CVG, EDGE online are all part of the future network of magazines and canabalise their reviews from mags mostly - unless specified directly. Most real CVG reviews are by the staffers listed on the contacts page, Andy Robinson, Mike Jackson etc.

The Phantom Hourglass review is an import review, which makes it more likely that it came from NGamer.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 13:12:09

Wow, ebay sucks.

It wont let me sign in, or when I do sign in it forgets who I am before I can do anything. It says that my browser wont accept cookies. Funny because cookies work with every other site.

So I try opera and I cant upload pictures using the ebay tools. Wonderful. So I cant sell any more redundant games.

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 13:17:12

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Wow, ebay sucks.

It wont let me sign in, or when I do sign in it forgets who I am before I can do anything. It says that my browser wont accept cookies. Funny because cookies work with every other site.

So I try opera and I cant upload pictures using the ebay tools. Wonderful. So I cant sell any more redundant games.

Give them to me instead then. Grinning

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Thu, 03 Dec 2009 13:23:20

FU

So my first VGpress review didn't work, all that text and it came up blank.

Yoda, work your magic, magicman.

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