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November 08, 2010

Call of Duty: Black Ops Midnight Release at GameStop


To celebrate Call of Duty: Black Ops going on sale November 9th, GameStop will be releasing the videogame at midnight tonight with events taking place at about 4,408 GameStop stores, the most ever for a midnight game release. With all the excitement surrounding Activision's highly anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops, you can expect die hard gamers to be out in full force as the events kick off on Monday night at 9:30 p.m.  

Call of Duty: Black Ops fans will have an opportunity to see the blockbuster game prior to midnight and to enter the “going camo” face painting and Call of Duty trivia contests. In addition, GameStop PowerUp Rewards members who pre-order and purchase Call of Duty: Black Ops within the first 48 hours of the Nov. 9 launch will receive 250 PowerUp Rewards bonus points.

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November 03, 2010

NBA 2K11 Videogame Available in 3D for PlayStation 3 Console

NBA_2K11_Videogame Set to go on sale exclusively at Best Buy stores on November 16th, 2K Sports' popular NBA 2K11 NBA videogame will be available in 3D on PlayStation 3 game consoles. According to 2K, the 3D version of NBA 2K11 will play normally on any TV, but if you want to get the ultimate thrill, you'll want to hook-up a HD 3D TV and put on some 3D active glasses. Current owners of NBA 2K11 for the PS3 are promised a free upgrade download from the PlayStation Store starting in January 2011. You know, in case you get one of those expensive 3D TVs for Christmas.


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October 12, 2010

Disney Sing It Party Hits Karaoke Game Released for PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii

Disney Interactive Studios has expanded its popular Disney Sing It Karaoke game franchise with the release of Disney Sing It: Party Hits.  On sale now for the PlayStation 3 and Nintendo consoles, Disney Sing It: Party Hits features 30 songs and videos from pop artists like Jordin Sparks, Justin Bieber, Allstar Weekend, Nick Jonas & The Administration, Paramore and Selena Gomez. Sounds like a cool Christmas gift for kids. Teen idol Demi Lovato also offers vocal exercises and tips in the karaoke game.

Disney Sing It: Party Hits costs $39.99 as a standalone game or $49.99 with a bundled Logitech microphone. Additional songs will be available to download for the PlayStation 3, including a free track from Hannah Montana called “Ordinary Girl.”  Along with the long list of tracks shipping with the game, two other song packs with three songs per pack will be out for the holidays for $5.99. Individual songs from the downloadable packs are priced at $1.99.

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October 05, 2010

Def Jam Rapstar Hip Hop Video Game Released in North America

Def-Jam-Rapstar The long awaited Def Jam Rapstar video game from Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. and Autumn Games is now on sale in North America for the Xbox 360, PlayStation3, and Nintendo Wii game consoles. This interactive Hip Hop music game, developed by 4mm Games, Terminal Reality and Def Jam Interactive, is going to make noise this holiday as a hot Christmas gift, especially for aspiring MCs who will dig Def Jam Rapstar's ability to let you bust a rhyme along with over 40 of the top Hip Hop tracks from the past few decades. You can also show-off your skillz online.

"Use your console camera to record and customize your video using the in-game editing tools, then upload your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at, where you can share your videos across your social networks, Battle other emcees, comment on videos and much more. Def Jam Rapstar also offers you the ability to freestyle over tracks by some of the hottest hip hop producers and upload your freestyle performances for the world to decide how good you really are."

Def Jam Rap Star costs $59.99 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation3, $49.99 for the Nintendo Wii, and it also comes as a bundled version with software and one wired microphone for $69.99 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation3, and for $59.99 for Nintendo Wii.

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October 03, 2010

EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 11 Videogame Launched Worldwide


Electronic Arts has released its new FIFA Soccer 11 videogame from its popular EA SPORTS line worldwide. The game is available for the PlayStation 2 & 3 ($59.95), Microsoft Xbox 360 ($59.95), Nintendo Wii ($49.95), and PC ($38.99), as well as for portable gaming devices including Nintendo DS, PSP, iPhone and iPod touch. You can jump over to EA Sports to download a free demo of FIFA Soccer 11 and give the game a test run.

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June 15, 2010

PlayStation Move Motion Controller for PS3 to be released in September

PlayStation Move motion controller

If you've been waiting to add some motion control to your PS3 gaming set-up, Sony will be releasing the PlayStation Move Motion Controller device in North America on September 19, in Europe on September 15, and in Japan on October 21. PlayStation Blog reports that the PlayStation Move motion controller will be available as a standalone for $49.99 in the US. There's also a PlayStation Move Bundle set to be released with one PlayStation Move motion controller, a PlayStation Eye camera, Sports Champions Blu-ray game and PlayStation Move game demo disc packaged for $99.99.

Now, if you don't yet own a PS3, you can jump on the PlayStation 3 Sports Champion Move Bundle which includes a PS3 console system, a PlayStation Move motion controller, a PlayStation Eye camera, Sports Champions Blu-ray game and PlayStation Move game demo disc for $399.99.

Individually, the PlayStation Move navigation controller and PlayStation Eye camera are priced at $29.99 and $39.99, respectively, while a PlayStation Move Charging Station will also hit stores for $29.99, and a PlayStation Move “Shooting Attachment” will go for $19.99.

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March 13, 2010

Sony PlayStation Move Motion Controller and PlayStation Move sub-controller Fall 2010 Release

PlayStation-Move-Motion-Controller That slick wireless motion controller that Sony was showing off a while back was officially outed this week as the PlayStation Move motion controller for PlayStation 3. The device is scheduled launch worldwide this fall to take on Ninteno Wii and Microsoft's Project Natal wireless gaming platforms. Sony will also be releasing the new PlayStation Move sub-controller to be used along with the motion controller for intuitive navigation of in-game characters and objects.

To use the PlayStation Move Bluetooth wireless device with a PS3, gamers will also need a PlayStation Eye camera, and hopefully Sony will be shipping a bundled package when it's released. Pricing was not yet announced, but a bunch of third party game developers and publishers will support the PlayStation Move, so expect a slew of new videogames dedicated to the platform when it hits stores this Holiday season.

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The combination of the PS3 system and PlayStation Eye camera detects the precise movement, angle, and absolute position in 3D space of PlayStation Move motion controller, allowing users to intuitively play the game as if they themselves are within the game. PlayStation Move motion controller delivers unmatched accuracy through its advanced motion sensors, including a three-axis gyroscope, a three-axis accelerometer, and a terrestrial magnetic field sensor, as well as a color-changing sphere that is tracked by PlayStation Eye camera.  Through PlayStation Move system, both fast and subtle motion can be detected, whether the user is swinging a tennis racket, or painting with a brush. With PlayStation Move motion controller, users can provide direct input through action buttons and an analog trigger, while receiving physical feedback from rumble functionality and visual feedback from the sphere's ability to display a variety of different colors.  Furthermore, PlayStation Eye camera can capture the player's voice or image, enabling augmented reality experiences.

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August 19, 2009

New Slim Sony PlayStation 3 Gaming System Announced

PS3 Slim with Controller

A new slimmer and lighter Sony PlayStation 3 gaming system will hit the scene this September for $299 in the U.S., 299 Euros in Europe, and 29,980 yen in Japan. Sporting a new "PS3" logo on its surface, the PS3 Slim packs a 120GB Hard Disk Drive, a high-definition Blu-ray disc drive, and an HDMI output with BRAVIA Sync support. The slimmer PlayStation 3 console ships with Sony's Dualshock Bluetooth Wireless Controller.

Sony has also reduced the price of the current PS3 with 80GB HDD costing $299 from August 18 and 299 Euros from August 19. The PS3 with 160GB HDD will be reduced to $399 from August 18 as well. According to Sony, the PS3 Slim will use 34% less power, and takes up 32% less space than the existing PS3 as you can see in the photo here.  

PS3 vs. PS3 Slim

The internal design architecture of the new PS3 system, from the main semiconductors and power supply unit to the cooling mechanism, has been completely redesigned, achieving a much slimmer and lighter body. Compared to the very first PS3 model with 60GB HDD, the internal volume as well as its thickness and weight are trimmed down to approximately two-thirds. Furthermore, power consumption is also cut to two-thirds, helping to reduce fan noise. While inheriting the sleek curved body design of the original model, the form factor of the new PS3 system features a new meticulous design with textured surface finish, giving an all new impression and a casual look. With the compact body and casual appearance, the newly introduced model will appeal to a wider audience who are looking to buy the best entertainment system for their home.

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August 17, 2009

EA’s Madden NFL 10 Videogame Now Available

Madden NFL 10 Electronic Arts' Madden NFL 10 videogame for Xbox 360, PlayStation 2/3 ($59.99) PSP ($39.99), and Nintendo Wii ($49.99) consoles is now available. Completely redesigned and built from the ground up, the popular football videogame goes to the next level with all new Pro-Tak animation technology and more advanced visuals than previous versions. 

As the NFL season kicks-off, EA will also make Madden NFL 10 available for mobile gamers with versions for cellphones and iPhones coming to the App Store in September.

July 12, 2009

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - The Videogame

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Videogame Electronic Arts' EA Play Label and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment are releasing the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince videogame for gamers who want to experience more of the magic and adventure from the new movie based on J.K. Rowling’s sixth book in the Harry Potter series.

The Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video game, developed by EA Bright Light, is available for Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Sony PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2 game consoles ($49.99), hand-held Sony PSP and Nintendo DS ($39.99) as well as Windows PC, Mac, and mobile devices.

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