Midway and Epic Games today confirmed that Unreal Tournament 3 will be heading the Xbox 360 this summer. No exact release date has been confirmed yet. Shipping over a million units on the PC and Playstation 3 versions, both companies expect the same for UT3's release on the Xbox 360 console. They have also sent us some new screenshots which you can check out below along with the press release.
Bethesda has announced today that their upcoming title, Fallout 3, will have a collector's edition that gamers will be able to purchase for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. The collector's edition is currently available for pre-order from all participating retailers.
The collector's edition will feature a customize metal Vault-Tech lunch box, a collectible 5" Vault-Tec Vault Boy Bobblehead, 'The Art of Fallout 3' hardcover book, which features never-before-seen concept art and commentary from the artists for Fallout3, and 'The Making of Fallout 3' DVD.
Vlatko Adonov, president of Bethesda Softworks, had this to say about the collector's edition:
“We’re very excited about this collector’s edition and believe it truly offers gamers an amazing mix of unique items from the Fallout universe, combined with a great behind-the-scenes look at what goes into developing such an immense title.”
And it only took 9 days for that to happen. This sets a new record for Xbox Live Marketplace downloads. From April 4 - 12 gamers had played in over 30 million sessions and more then 30 million hours of gameplay. Call of Duty 4 has become a monster of Xbox Live as of late, it has held the top spot of weekly Live Activity for the past several weeks, knocking down Halo 3.
With the release of Rocky and Bullwinkle on the Xbox Live Arcade this week, ZEN Studios has put together a contest that will surely be a great race to the finish. In the title, there is a set of 12 achievements to unlock. According to the announcement, the first 200 players to unlock all 200 gamerscore points will recieve "Volume 1, The Best of Rocky and Bullwinkle". This is a collection of the greatest moments of the classic cartoon. What's the catch you say? Well, the achievements must be unlocked within 2 weeks. Read more to check out the rest of the press release....
Activision has announced today that Guitar Hero III will be getting new DLC in the from of an unreleased Def Leppard Track. The unreleased single will be part of a three-song track pack that will give players the opportunity to play "Nine Lives" a full five days before the release of their new album on April 29th. The single is the result of Def Leppard's collaboration with Tim McGraw.
The other two songs to be included in the pack are "Photograph" and "Rock of Ages."
Joe Elliott, lead singer of Def Leppard. Had this to say:
“Being involved with Guitar Hero is very exciting for us and adds a whole new layer of appreciation...I know from personal experience how much more you get into the music by playing the game - which is why we were keen to explore this opportunity. Guitar Hero is extremely popular with all kinds of music heads, which includes a lot of our fans- and we think releasing ‘Nine Lives’ this way first is just fantastic!"
The new DLC will be available on April 29th for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles.
Due to "pirating issues", Gamecock has officially delayed the release of the Xbox 360 title Pirates vs. Ninjas Dodgeball. Pirating seems to be causing a lot of problems with game releases, but don't worry because Gamecock has their best ninjas on the case. Hopefully this does not present later problems for the game.
You can expect with this delay, however, that this will give a chance to Blazing Lizard to refine the game and give us "more bang for our buck". Click Read More to see what the Studio Director of Blazing Lizard had to say about this.
SouthPeak Games has announced today that the newest downloadable content for Two Worlds is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The expansion brings 4 new worlds and 35 additional quests to the world of Antaloor. The CEO of SouthPeak Games, Melanie Mroz, had this to say about the expansion:
"The online portion of Two Worlds has proven immensely popular with the game’s fans, and this downloadable pack not only offers new places to explore but gives players an arena to go mono e mono and see who has created the stronger character. Combined with the first downloadable content pack, there are more hours of multiplayer gaming available than many single-player games offer."