Kinect Sports 2 Impressions at Tokyo Game Show 2011

The absolute highlight of my day at Tokyo Game Show 2011 was spending the time with the coolest dudes on the planet Brent Poynton (right) and Travis Ryan (left) from RARE. Travis and Brent were kind enough to run us through the latest two modes revealed in Kinect Sports 2: Skiing and Baseball. Skiing has you taking on the mountain and manouvering your way between the flags so that you don’t ...

Lego Universe’s Nexus Tower now open for business

The Nexus Tower, one of Lego Universe’s biggest, blockiest and best community driven building projects is now officially open to explore.  Nexus Tower is set to become the MMO’s new center for nearly everything happening in Lego Universe.  New missions, better rewards, cool rockets and Faction pets will be available, plus the ability to visit all the other worlds in the game like ̶...

Behind the scenes of Lego Universe with Patrick Stewart and Brian Tyler

The Lego Universe soundtrack has been “recently nominated for the IFMCA’s award for Best Original Score for a Video Game or Interactive Media.”  To get a better idea of who is behind the voices, sound and music in the game , a new video has been unveiled that gives an inside glimpse into the recording studio and Slovakian Orchestra that made the Lego Universe come alive with audio. Plu...

Nexus Tower opening its doors soon; lots of new blocky content coming soon!

You remember that huge task that was assigned to Lego Universe players a few weeks ago? Well, Lego Universe players answered the call and accomplished their goal of building the biggest structure built in the game: the Nexus Tower. When “Nexus Tower opens its doors soon, tons of new content is being released for all players to explore and enjoy. This will include new characters, weapons, Fac...

Sega Saturn Classic “Guardian Heroes” Coming to the XBLA this Fall!

Sega have been incredibly generous in bringing their classic titles to the Xbox Live Arcade, but now those who have been trying to hunt down the hard to find and highly sought after Guardian Heroes can rejoice as the company has now announced a full HD port loaded with extras will be hitting the download service this fall. Now if you didn’t have a chance to play Guardian Heroes for the Satur...

Calorie Challenge Add-on annound for Kinect Sports

In case you were growing a bit tired with your Kinect Sports activities you will soon be able to download a whole new addition of content that will not only provide new game modes but also new things for you to compete against. Titled the Kinect Sports: Calorie Challenge the add-on will be released on April 29th and will cost 320 Microsoft Points. Along with the new additions to the game there wil...

Kinect Sports lands product placement deal with Sky TV

BSkyB and Microsoft/Rare have signed a product placement deal for the  Xbox 360 Kinect game, Kinect Sports, to appear in the pre-title sequence of sports panel show A League of Their Own on television channel Sky 1 and Sky 1 HD. Kinect Sports was already sponsoring the show, but now the product placement deal will mean a short sequence before the programme starts, showing members of the panel and ...

Killer Instinct 3: An In-Depth History Of A (Currently) Non-Existant Video Game

NOTE: This box art is just fan art! 🙁 Killer Instinct by all means is a classic title in video game history. For anyone who have forgotten, or isn’t aware, it was an arcade fighting game released in 1994, developed by Rare and published by Nintendo and Midway, and was the first arcade fighter to ever use an internal hard disk drive, allowing it to hold massive amounts of data and handle deta...

Nintendo Officially Announces Last shipment of Super Mario All Stars Collection…

Last week, we brought you news that retailers have began listing what was thought to be a reprint of the very limited Super Mario All Stars Collection for the Nintendo Wii. Nintendo have now announced that it will be getting a re-release, but Nintendo have made it very clear that this will be just as limited as this last batch of copies will in fact be the final shipment for the game. The collecti...

Retailers re-list Super Mario All Stars for Pre-order…

If you recently bought the extremely limited Super Mario All Stars 25th Anniversary Edition when it hit the Wii late last year just for the collector’s value, then this might be bad news. Otherwise, if you were one of the people who grabbed a pitchfork and were ready to mob Nintendo as you missed your chance at getting a copy, then you should now rejoice as retailers such as Toys-R-Us & ...

Lego Universe releases massive new world in the form of Crux Prime!

Crux Prime, an add-on for the Lego Universe MMO, was released today.  Battle your way to the Ninjago Monastery Ruins on Crux Prime to meet Sensei Wu.  She can teach you Spinjitzu, a fightin’ style that will allow you to decisively defeat your enemies with a tornado made of pure Imagination. Plus, the developers of the game added a new functionality that is a great addition to the universe. P...

Zero is Number One of 2010

The 2010 sales figures of Xbox Live Arcade games have been released, with Microsoft posting $122 million in revenue. Case Zero, the downloadable prequel to Dead Rising 2, sold the most units for the year, making its way to 689,000 Xbox 360 consoles. The success of the title, essentially a demo for the retail game, could encourage other developers to release small “prequels” in anticipation of the ...

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