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New Screens for Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD

June 6, 2012 Leave a comment

For those that are unaware, a new Tony Hawk game is being developed which takes levels from Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2 and are done in a new coat of High Definition graphics called Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD. Gameinformer has snagged several new screens from the game showcasing some of the classic levels. It will be released on XBLA and PSN sometime during the summer.

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More screens can be seen here.

Watch Dogs Interview + Gameplay

June 6, 2012 Leave a comment

Straight from E3 2012, VG24/7 interviews Dominic Guay, the producer for Ubisoft’s new IP Watch Dogs. Gameplay is also shown in the video . Watch Dogs will be releasing sometime in 2013as well as several aspects about how the game is played and the protagonist’s powers in the city. Watch Dogs is confirmed to be releasing on “Multiple platforms” and will be released sometime in 2013.

Sony E3 Conference – Live Blog

June 5, 2012 Leave a comment

NOTE: All times are in EDT.

9:00 PM – Sony E3 Conference begins

9:01 PM – Montage of PS Vita and PS3 gameplay and footage

9:06 PM – Jack Tretton takes the stage. He goes to say he’s honored that Playstation has been a part of E3 for 17 years

9:09 PM – Quantric Dream, the guys behind ‘Heavy Rain’,annouce a new IP called “Beyond”

9:11 PM – Main protagonist’s voice acting is done by Ellen Page.

9:18 PM – Beyond is a PS3 exclusive.

9:21 PM – Cinematic trailer for Playstation All Stars Battle Royale

9:22 PM – Game is confirmed to have Cross play with the PS Vita

9:23 PM – 4 Player demo is shown. Sweet Tooth, Fat Princess, Sly Cooper and Kratos are playable in the video.

9:26 PM – Nathan Drake and Big Daddy are new confirmed characters for Playstation All Stars Battle Royale

9:29 PM – LittleBigPlanet2 will have a new Cross-controller capability between the PSVita and Dualshock 3 controller.

9:30 PM – Jack Tretton talks about a revamped Playstation Plus which enables new full retail games for download starting tomorrow. First few titles are InFamous 2, LittleBigPlanet2, and Saint’s Row 2.

9:33 PM – PSOne Classics are coming to PSVita.

9:34 PM – PSN is getting quite a few new apps including Hulu Plus, Crackle, Facebook, etc…

9:35 PM – Music Unlimited is still having updates on PSN.

9:36 PM – Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation is announced and is coming October 30th, 2012. Featuring the first female Assassin as the main protagonist.

9:38 PM – White PSVita + Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation + 4GB MicroSD Card Bundle is coming in the Fall.

9:40 PM – Even More Assassin’s Creed 3 footage is shown. This time with Pirate ship DLC with the main character, Connor, steering the ship and having various battles.

9:45 PM – A new PS3 bundle is announced. PS3 + AC3 with exclusive DLC. Coming out October 30th, 2012.

9:46 PM – Far Cry again except showing off the 4 player Co-op Campaign.

9:50 PM – Far Cry 3 will also have exclusive DLC to the PS3.

9:50 PM – Jack Tretton speaks on the PS Move.

9:53 PM – Wonderbook for PS3 announces. A plastic book uses Augmented Reality to show gameplay on the screen.

9:54 PM – Wonderbook: Book of Spells. PS3 game using the AR book collaborating with the Pottermore service. Coming Fall 2012.

10:04 PM – Playstation Suite is being discussed. Beta has been available for Android developers earlier this year.

10:07 PM – Playstation Suite is now rebranded as Playstation Mobile.

10:10 PM – God of War gameplay has begun at long last!

10:16 PM – God of War: Ascension. March 12th, 2013.

10:17 PM – Entire conference room gets dark and quiet. Suddenly audio from The Last of Us plays.

10:18 PM – Last of Us Gameplay starts.

10:24 PM – Last of Us Gameplay ends. What a rush!

10:25 PM –  Sony Conference Ends.

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Ubisoft E3 Conference – Live Blog

June 4, 2012 Leave a comment

6:05 PM – Ubisoft E3 Conference begins

6:05 PM – Kicks right off with a performance of Flo Rida showing Just Dance 4 

6:10 PM – Aisha Tyler (host) show Tobuscus on a Web stream

6:11 PM – Far Cry 3 is shown off by Dan Hay, one of the producers of the game

6:20 – Far Cry 3 game trailer ends, Dan Hay and Tobuscus talk about exploration and single player

6:22 – Splinter Cell: Blacklist is shown again except now with Max Beland, the game director.

6:23 – Co-op from Splinter Cell: Conviction is confirmed to return. 

6:23 – Another trailer is shown for the game, except with CGI graphics.

6:26 – Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth is coming Fall 2012. Also for Wii U.

6:28 – Rayman Legends talk for the Wii U

6:29 – Demo is shown from early Wii U Developer Kit. Murphy is a playable character using the WiiU GamePad screen. 

6:35 – ZOMBI CGI trailer unveiled. Another Wii U title. 

6:37 – A short trailer showing many different games for the Wii U including Rayman, Zombi, and Assassin’s Creed 3. 

6:39 – Assassin’s Creed 3 trailer. 

6:43 – In-game footage being showed off. 

6:51 – Assassin’s Creed 3 demo ends. The main character fights both British and American Templars. 

6:52 – Another short AC3 clip was shown. Nothing but a montage of assassination clips. 

6:53 – Shootmania demo is shown off next. Two teams from Ubisoft play against each other.

6:59 – Another short montage trailer showing smaller, more social games like The Settlers Online

7:05 – A new IP is being shown. A trailer about the New York blackout is shown

7:06 – In same trailer the game shows a fictional OS called “ctOS” which is an A.I. that controls an entire city.

7:07 – Gameplay of same game shows. The city you walk in is indeed your weapon. 

7:19 – Game is called Watch Dogs. 

7:20 – Ubisoft E3 Conference Done.

EA E3 Conference – Live Blog

June 4, 2012 Leave a comment

NOTE: All times are in EDT.

4:00 PM – EA Conference starts

4:04 PM – Trailer of Dead Space 3 is shown

4:05 PM – Game will feature new areas and have drop in/drop out co-op gameplay

4:06 PM – Co-op Demo is being shown off

4:11 PM – Dead Space demo ends. Coming in February 2013.

4:12 PM – Cam Weber comes out and shows Madden 13

4:12 PM – Madden NFL 13 is running on the Infinity Engine, which goes by each players mass, speed, and physical capabilities

4:14 PM – Weber introduces Michael Irving and they talk upgrade system in Madden 13

4:18 PM – Sim City Social is announced and is coming to Facebook.

4:19 PM – Sim City is also coming to PC February 2013.

4:24 PM – Next up is Battlefield 3

4:25 PM – EA DICE announces Battlefield 3 Premium.

4:26 PM – 5 Expansion packs over the course of 9 months will be released. Available now.

4:27 PM – Battlefield 3 Premium trailer is shown

4:28 PM – *Cue iconic Star Wars theme* Bioware and Star Wars: The Old Republic

4:30 PM – Star Wars: The Old Republic will be free to plau up to Level 15 in July 2012

4:31 PM – New content trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic is shown.

4:32 PM – Medal of Honor: Warfighter demo is shown. Running on Frostbite 2.

4:39 PM – Demo ends, introduces Global Warfighter as a part of the Campaign.

4:41 PM – They announced new versions of Madden and FIFA for mobile devices and tablets.

4:50 PM – UFC Unleashed 2013 is unveiled

4:53 PM – Need For Speed Most Wanted is shown

5:01 PM – Crysis 3 is shown. Coming 2013.

5:05 PM – EA Conference Done.

Categories: E3 2012, Microsoft, PC, Sony

E3 is here!

June 4, 2012 Leave a comment

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Gaming’s greatest event showcasing the newest upcoming games begins…today! (Well where I’m at it’s June 4th.) The times are as follows:

JUNE 4TH

Microsoft E3 conference: 9:30 AM PDT/12:30 PM EDT

EA E3 Conference: 1:00 PM PDT/ 4:00 PM EDT

Ubisoft E3 Conference: 3:00 PM PDT/6:00 PM EDT

Sony E3 Conference: 6:00 PM PDT/9:00 EDT

JUNE 5TH

Nintendo E3 Conference: 9:00 AM PDT/12:00 PM EDT

There will be updates here for each conference as they are on. Stay tuned.

~Jahranimo