Codemasters® announced back on the 13th November that F1 RACE STARS, the game that takes FORMULA ONE racing over the top, will ship to stores in North America today and race into retail in the UK on Friday 16th November for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and from Steam for Windows PC.
In keeping with the game’s theme, new videos released today give a couple of the game’s power ups their very own over the top TV-style ads, parodying ‘home shopping’ advertisements. Both videos are introduced by FORMULA ONE stars in their all-new charming caricatured form, and are now playing on the F1 RACE STARS YouTube channel www.YouTube.com/F1RaceStars
This Winter, Sleeping Dogs players should prepare themselves for a collection of gameplay-extending add-ons, custom character packs and martial arts missions as the six months of add-on content continues.
Starting from November 14th, Sleeping Dogs players will be able to download the content-rich Dragon Master Pack, a killer collection of weapons, character upgrades, martial arts moves and missions only previously available individually at pre-order; the Drunken Fist Pack featuring a new fighting style unavailable to the sober man; three new classic outfits and weapons in the Square Enix Character Pack; a trio of tattoos available in the Gangland Style Pack; and the next gameplay-extending add-on pack, the Zodiac Tournament.
Packs will be available to download throughout the Holiday Season from Xbox LIVE, PlayStation Network and Steam. More information including on-sale dates and pricing will be made available at www.sleepingdogs.net, our extensive community website where players can track their in-game progress and see how they shape-up against the global Sleeping Dogs community. Continue Reading
Available in the UK on the 23rd of November LEGO The Lord of the Rings arrives on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS, 3DS, PS Vita and PC
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and the LEGO Group today announced the launch trailer of LEGO® The Lord of the Rings™ for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Wii™ system, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo 3DS™, PS®Vita and Windows PC.
Based on The Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy, LEGO The Lord of the Rings takes players on an epic journey through Middle-earth as they take the form of their favourite members of the Fellowship and relive momentous events from the films.
Family members of all ages will enjoy playing together in easy drop-in, drop-out co-op gameplay as they partake in the iconic Helms Deep Battle, explore The Shire, escape the fiery pits of Mount Doom, and battle against Shelob, the Nazgûl, and the Ringwraiths, all the while solving puzzles, collecting and using a variety of weaponry and magical items, including the Light of Eärendil, Elven rope, swords, and bows. Continue Reading
PlayStation®Vita version 2.00 System Software Update brings PlayStation®Plus to fans of portable gaming
Current PlayStation®Plus Subscribers can now enjoy PlayStation®Plus exclusive benefits on their PlayStation®Vita at no additional cost
Yesterday, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) announced that as part of the version 2.00 System Software Update for PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita), they will be bringing PlayStation ® Plus (PS Plus), a subscription service package from PlayStation®Network, to PS Vita. Allowing fans to get even more from the world’s most powerful portable system the subscription service will be available on PS Vita from the 21st November and it will be available to existing PlayStation®3 (PS3)subscribers for no additional cost.
PS Plus offers subscribers even more with the release of PS Plus on PS Vita. As part of the Instant Game Collection, subscribers will be able to enjoy PS Vita titles including Uncharted: Golden Abyss™, Gravity Rush and Chronovolt. Members will have access to four games per month, as well as to a multitude of other perks such as free play, exclusive discounts and online storage. Continue Reading
In October Square Enix announced a Collector’s Edition for Tomb Raider, limited to the UK region. Yesterday Square Enix revealed the Collector’s Edition for North America. which includes the following;
Play Arts -KAI- Lara Croft figurine: Lara Croft has been beautifully recreated as an 8-inch Play Arts -KAI- action figure. The figure comes with an alternate set of three hands, bow and arrow, shotgun, handgun, and an ice axe.
Double-sided island map and poster: Discover Key Landmarks from the mysterious island of Yamatai, where Lara Croft and her fellow castaways were marooned after the Endurance shipwreck, in this 15” x 19” poster. On the reverse is a poster-size image of the box art that epitomizes Lara’s origin story. Continue Reading
Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson, recently announced that Xbox LIVE was ten years old!
To celebrate this, he announced that long time members of Xbox LIVE would be rewarded with one of the above consoles, as well as offering other users a way to win one!
More details to follow as they become available.
You can check out Larry’s Twitter here, you can also check out his blog here.