Armored Core V Shots

July 7th, 2011 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Playstation, Xbox 360 No Comments »

Everybody loves a bit of robot action. Here are a few pics of Armored Core V, due out in October:

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Way of The Samurai 4

January 14th, 2011 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Playstation No Comments »

Wannabe Samurai will want to be picking up Way of The Samurai 4. It’s coming to PS3¬†on March 3rd. Click the link for a few screens.

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Child of Eden

July 23rd, 2010 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Playstation, Xbox 360 No Comments »

One of the coolest looking new games at the recent E3 show was Child of Eden. A spiritual successor to the seminal Rez, Child of Eden will allow players to interact with musical rhythms via Kinect.

As with Rez, players will come under attack from various surreal creatures which can then be shot, resulting in new beats and riffs being merged with the game’s music. This time around they will be able to aim with their arms thanks to Kinect’s motion detection. Standard controllers will also work, but it sounds like the experience is the perfect showpiece for Microsoft’s new peripheral.

Child of Eden is expected in 2011, for Xbox 360 and PS3.

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Sonic 4 Delayed

May 23rd, 2010 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Playstation, Sega, Sony, Wii, Xbox 360 No Comments »

Developer Dimps must have mislaid their speed boots. Sonic isn’t usually slow to arrive, but the forthcoming continuation of his 2D adventures has been pushed back to late 2010.

We can’t wait to get our hands on the new game, which will concentrate on Sonic alone and get back to the classic gameplay we know and love. The extra playable characters, that some regard as responsible for the decline of the series, have been dropped for this new episode.

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Get ready for Super Street Fighter 4

April 27th, 2010 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Playstation, Xbox 360 No Comments »

Tomorrow sees the Japanese launch of Super Street Fighter 4. The updated version of Capcom’s superlative fighter includes ten new characters as well as new gameplay modes, moves and features.

The additional characters include old favourites T-Hawk, Deejay, Cody, Guy, Adon, Dudley, Ibuki and Makato from older Street Fighter games and the Final Fight series. The two newcomers are taekwondo expert Juri and Turkish oil wrestler, Hakan.

The old car and barrel smashing bonus stages have been restored, there’s a new 8 player team battle mode and a winner stays on ‘Endless Battle’ mode where spectators can discuss the match in progress.

As if that wasn’t good enough the game is launching at a low price, reflecting it’s status as an update rather than completely original game. You can pick it up for 4,990 yen, or 5,990 yen for the special edition.

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PS3 Lightning Edition Unboxed

December 19th, 2009 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Japan, Playstation 1 Comment »

The PS3 lightning edition has just launched, to the great excitement of Final Fantasy fans. Based on the 250GB PS3 slim, the lightning edition comes with a copy of Final Fantasy XIII and features the main character, Lightning, on the console itself.

Japan is Doomed got their hands on one and published pictures of the console for all of us to admire.

The lightning edition goes for a cool 41600 yen, and won’t be available for long so don’t wait too long if you want one.

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End of Eternity Demo Coming Soon

December 11th, 2009 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Playstation, Xbox 360 No Comments »

Tri-Ace’s new RPG, End of Eternity (Resonance of Fate outside Japan) is getting a demo, which will give players a taste of the battle system, according to Famitsu. The tri attack battle system takes place in semi-realtime, with characters directly controlled for limited time periods. The battles are said to be tough, though the game offers an instant retry mode to stop things getting too frustrating.

The demo launches December 22nd, with the full game to follow on January 28th for PS3 and XBOX 360.

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Winning Eleven 2010 Trailer

December 8th, 2009 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in PC, Playstation, Wii, Xbox 360 No Comments »

Here’s the Japanese trailer for Winning Eleven 2010:

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Blazblue for 360 and PS3

April 17th, 2009 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Playstation, Xbox 360 1 Comment »

It looks like the arcade version of Blazblue was a hit. Not only is it getting converted to PS3, but also to Xbox 360. Let’s hope the home versions are just as good as the arcade original, keeping the spectacular 2D fighting gameplay intact.

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Final Fantasy VII available for Download

April 15th, 2009 ThreeHeadedMonkey Posted in Playstation, Sony No Comments »

Final Fantasy VII has just been released on the Japanese PSN, and is available for 1500 yen. Naturally the game is Japanese only. If you do speak Japanese then it’s pretty much a must buy. First released almost twelve years ago on the original Playstation, FF7 brought the JRPG into the mainstream and remains one of the great epics in the gaming canon.

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