Latest UK charts 10-02-2014

Week ending 8 February 2014
POS.  TITLE  PUBLISHER  LAST
WEEK 
1 FIFA 14 EA SPORTS 2
2 CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS ACTIVISION 3
3 FABLE: ANNIVERSARY MICROSOFT -
4 TOMB RAIDER: DEFINITIVE EDITION SQUARE ENIX 1
5 - LEGO MARVEL SUPER HEROES WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 5
6 GRAND THEFT AUTO V ROCKSTAR 8
7 BATTLEFIELD 4 EA GAMES 4
8 MINECRAFT: XBOX 360 EDITION MICROSOFT 7
9 KILLZONE: SHADOW FALL SONY COMPUTER ENT. 10
10 ASSASSIN’S CREED IV: BLACK FLAG UBISOFT 6
11 - GRAN TURISMO 6 SONY COMPUTER ENT. 11
12 NEED FOR SPEED: RIVALS EA GAMES 9
13 BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 19
14 MADDEN NFL 25 EA SPORTS -
15 NBA 2K14 2K SPORTS 12
16 WWE 2K14 2K SPORTS 13
17 ALIENS: COLONIAL MARINES SEGA 16
18 FOOTBALL MANAGER 2014 SEGA 14
19 LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 17
20 FORZA MOTORSPORT 5 MICROSOFT 15

Deception IV: Blood Ties PS3 PSV details & Screens

January 19, 2014 · Posted in Sony Playstation 3, Sony PS Vita · Comment 

Tecmo Koei Europe announced today that upcoming title Deception IV: Blood Ties will be released across Europe on the 28th of March 2014 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the PlayStation®Vita handheld system.

In this imaginative follow up to the classic Tecmo title ‘Devil’s Deception’, first released in 1996 on the PlayStation®, players can get a taste of what it’s like to play on the side of evil. Much like its predecessors, Deception IV: Blood Ties is a strategy focused action game revolving around a deceitful main character known as the Devil’s daughter who, assisted by three Daemons, defeats her foes through trickery.


Deception IV follows the story of Laegrinna, an animated fragment of an imprisoned Devil’s soul, as she battles her enemies by mischievously luring them into strategically placed traps. From rolling boulders and spiked walls to spring boards, Iron Maidens, human cannons, falling bathtubs and banana peels, the player can choose from a multitude of dramatic, sadistic, and comical traps in order to finish off an enemy.

Setting traps is not enough though, as they need to be activated in turn. Timing also plays an important role, as an untimely activation could result in Laegrinna falling into her own trap or allow her rivals to catch up her. Depending on the manner an enemy is killed or captured the Devil’s three servants: Veruza, Caelea and Lilia (each representing a different aspect of cruelty: Sadistic Torment, Elaborate Death and Humiliating Demise) reward points and upgraded traps
Players will be able to upload their combos online (PlayStation®3 version players can upload their videos to or challenge other players to beat their highest-scoring, funniest, or sadistic combos. Other network elements include leaderboards for total Ark (points accumulated in a level), clear time etc as well as uploading and downloading user created missions (Cross-Quests). PlayStation®Vita boasts a few additional features and using the touch screen to select and activate traps

Batman: Arkham Origins some screenshots

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today unleash some of DC Comics’ most deadly villains upon Gotham City with the launch of Batman: Arkham Origins. The next installment of the blockbuster Batman: Arkham video game franchise is available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, with the Windows PC (boxed) and Wii U™ system versions available from November 8th.  Also available today is Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate for the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system.


Developed by WB Games Montréal, Batman: Arkham Origins is based on DC Comics’ core Batman license.  The game features an expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, the first two critically acclaimed games of the franchise.  Taking place before the rise of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals, the game showcases a young, unrefined Batman as he faces the defining moment of his early career and sets his path to becoming the Dark Knight.

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate, a companion game to Batman: Arkham Origins,  is a 2.5-D handheld game developed by Armature Studio, which brings the core Batman Arkham pillars, such as FreeFlow combat and Batman’s infamous gadgets, to the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system and Nintendo handheld format for the first time. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate allows players to continue the storyline of the console version and discover more details of the Dark Knight’s past.

“It’s a big responsibility taking on the Batman: Arkham franchise and the WB Games Montréal team has dedicated itself to giving players an experience that is worthy of the name,” said Reid Schneider, Vice President and Executive Producer, WB Games Montréal.  “Batman: Arkham Origins allows fans to play through a new take on Batman’s story while experiencing some enhanced game-play mechanics.”

Batman: Arkham Origins features a pivotal tale set on Christmas Eve where Batman is hunted by eight of the deadliest assassins from the DC Comics Universe. Along the way, players will experience a fresh take on iconic Batman characters, including The Joker, Black Mask, Penguin, Deathstroke, Bane, Deadshot, Copperhead and others yet to be revealed.

Also new to the franchise is the online multiplayer mode, which is developed by Splash Damage. Friends and foes can play online in 3v3v2 gameplay that blends traditional Arkham gameplay with third-person shooter mechanics.  Gamers can hunt as Batman or Robin against the most challenging opponents yet – friends and other online gamers – or take a walk on the dark side as a Super-Villain Elite and be part of The Joker or Bane’s gang.  Those playing as a Super-Villain Elite will also have a chance to seize control of either The Joker or Bane for a limited amount of time.

Players looking to extend their gameplay experience can buy the Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass now for 15.99 and receive £27.99 worth of content.  The Season Pass is comprised of five of the game’s upcoming downloadable content packs, which includes two exclusive skins, as well new content from the Batman Arkham Initiation Pack and a separate all-new story campaign.  The Initiation Pack content tests Bruce Wayne’s skills of detection, evasion and confrontation among the mysterious temple high in the Paektusan mountains of Korea, where his greatest teacher, Grandmaster Kirigi, is holding a final class.  The Season Pass is available on the PlayStation®Network, Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft, Nintendo eShop and Steam.

The Batman: Arkham Origins free-to-play mobile game, developed by NetherRealm Studios for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, is available on the App Store and delivers the stunning graphics and quality gameplay fans have come to expect from the team who brought to market fan favorite mobile games Injustice: Gods Among Us and Batman: Arkham City Lockdown.  The title pits players, as Batman, against a number of DC Comics’ most deadly assassins as they fight their way through Gotham City’s most dangerous locales.  Those who also own the console versions of the game and are registered for a Warner Bros. ID (WBID) account will be able to access exclusive content not available elsewhere.

The PS3™, Xbox 360 and Wii U versions of Batman: Arkham Origins are priced at £49.99 suggested retail; the Windows PC version is priced at £39.99.  The suggested retail price for the Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate handheld game is £39.99.  Also available in limited quantities is the Batman: Arkham Origins Collector’s Edition for PS3™ and Xbox 360, priced at £79.99 SRP.

Tearaway PSV Screenshots

October 25, 2013 · Posted in Sony PS Vita · Comment 

Tearaway PSV some Screenshots.

WRC FIA World Rally Championship 4 Launch Trailer

October 25, 2013 · Posted in Microsoft Xbox 360, PC, Sony Playstation 3, Sony PS Vita · Comment 

WRC FIA World Rally Championship 4 (PC PS3 PSV X360)1Bigben Interactive in collaboration with the development studio Milestone, recognized racing videogame developer, is proud to announce that WRC FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 4 is now available in stores and on-demand.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRc5JfCYlzA&

“I’m very happy to announce today the launch of this new WRC game. WRC 4 represents for us more than one year of non-stop work”, affirms Sébastien Pellicano, WRC Game Director at Milestone. “Listening and discussing with the fans was our major inspiration to reach the final goal: to offer them the best rally game ever made and give them the chance to feel like a real rally driver”, concludes Pellicano.

WRC 4 once again lets you experience the 2013 FIA World Rally Championship season thanks to the official content. With a total of 65 drivers, 55 teams, 16 different makes of car, and 78 stages, you have all the content for your training session to become the next World Champion. WRC 4 is going to bring you some of the most extreme roads around the world, with the 13 official rallies on sand and mud, gravel, tarmac or snow and ice. Realism was one of the main keywords which led the development team and that results in superb handling and a spectacular experience.

The WRC 4’s Game Modes include: Quick Race – drives the player directly into a random stage, with a random car and driver; Rally Mode – where the player can select his favourite driver and team from the 4 official categories including the FIA Junior WRC Championship, as well as the rally and the stage; World Championship – in this game mode the player will face his competitors during an entire season in Junior WRC, WRC 3, WRC 2 or WRC; Career – The brand new career mode will put the player in a rally driver bucket seat, from their first steps in the rallying world to his WRC World Champion title; Hot Seat – local multiplayer for living the WRC experience with friends; Online Multiplayer – face up to 16 players around the world through Rally Mode or for a complete 2013 Championship.

On PlayStation®Vita, WRC 4 has the exact same content as on standard consoles which makes it the most complete rally game available on a portable console.

Published by Bigben Interactive and developed by Milestone studio , WRC 4 is now available for Xbox 360® (59.90€), PlayStation®3 (59.90€), PlayStation®Vita (39.90€) and Windows PC® (39.90€). Aside from the retail versions of the game, PC players will also be able to download it from Steam premium services and from GamesPlanet.com (http://fr-plugin-digital.gamesplanet.com/shop/wrc-4/).

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z some new screenshots

October 24, 2013 · Posted in Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony Playstation 3, Sony PS Vita · Comment 
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The latest feature announced for Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z was the ’Ultimate Jewel’ (Rarest item found in the “Collection” Store). When equipped on some of the brawlers, the ‘Ultimate Jewel’ allows players to perform an ‘Ultimate Move’. Following GOKU (with his SPIRIT BOMB), TEEN GOHAN, PERFECT CELL and FULL POWER FRIEZA are also able to perform their signature ‘Ultimate Move’. Take a first look at their most powerful attack through this new batch of screenshots!


The brand new ‘Customization’ options will allow DBZ fans to fully personalize their favourite character! Gamers will be able to choose their characters’ costume colours and which statistics they prefer to power-up!

A-Men 2 PS3 and PSV screenshots

October 24, 2013 · Posted in Sony Playstation 3, Sony PS Vita · Comment 

‘Tough (adjective) – unyielding, stubborn, difficult.’ You have been warned; so don’t go crying to your mother when you start playing! Introducing A-Men 2, the Arcade Platform Shooter sequel to the 2012 original, developed by Bloober Team and set to release on PlayStation Network and PlayStation Vita this November.


A throwback to the old-school era when arcade games were designed to test a players skills and reflexes to the limit, A-Men 2 is arguably the most punishing game on PSN and Vita to date, where only precision and speed-of-thought will be rewarded with progress.

Players take on the role of the elite A-Men, a Special Forces unit with a variety of skills and abilities, as they travel across the world on a mission to take down the lethal A-Droids, renegade robots that have escaped from the factories of A-Corp, the world’s biggest producer of robot soldiers, before they cause untold chaos and destruction.

Featuring 44 stages across four new worlds, A-Men 2 is the ultimate test of skill, tactical prowess and high-score expertise. Just remember to leave your ego at the door, because this is the game that will tell you you’re not as good as you think you are!

The announcement trailer can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmBR-AMUzV0

OlliOlli new PSV screenshots and trailer

October 24, 2013 · Posted in Sony PS Vita · Comment 

OlliOlli is a PlayStation Vita Exclusive and will be hitting the PSN store late 2013 and you can see the teaser trailer here

Game Description

OlliOlli mixes addictive one-life gameplay with over 120 tricks and grinds across 50 deviously crafted levels, 250 Challenges, Spots Mode and Daily Grind. Not enough for you? Complete all challenges to unlock the super skilful RAD Mode!
Rack up the biggest and coolest combos along the way then time your landing to perfection to rule the leader-boards. Just don’t slam on your face (you will slam on your face).


OlliOlli will reward the most skilful and riskiest players, always tempting you to go for that for that audacious 360 backside flip and ludicrous chain of combos leaving you to time your landing to perfection – or risk losing your score!
The whole game is hand drawn in pixelly loveliness, which is no mean feat considering the number of tricks, grinds, slams and five different stages.

Features:
·         Perfect landing and grind mechanic that rewards players for timing their tricks to perfection
·         HUGE global high score battles on EVERY mode
·         Five different stages, each with their own unique levels and obstacles
·         120+ tricks and grinds.
·         250 Challenges
·         1 Gold, 3 Silver and 8 Bronze Trophies!
·         Sick Sound track including artists such as the Qemists and Dorian Concept

Career Mode
·         50 deviously crafted levels filled with skill, score, combo and trick challenges
·         5 Challenges per level
·         Amateur and Pro levels, complete Amateurs Challenges to Unlock Pro levels
·         Unlock ‘Spots’ by completing levels

Spots Mode
·         Challenge your friends (and the world) to the best score on the Spots you’ve discovered in career mode.
·         Get the highest score and become the King of the Spot.

Daily Grind
·         Each day there’s a new Spot to challenge the world at.
·         Each Daily Grind Spot is only open for 24 Hours!
·         Practice the spot as many times as you want but you only get one chance to set your score! Go big, but don’t slam on your face!

RAD Mode
·         Complete all 50 Levels and all 250 Challenges and RAD Mode awaits you! You’d better be good!

Proteus images from a trailer

October 23, 2013 · Posted in Sony Playstation 3, Sony PS Vita · Comment 

Proteus will be available to download via PSN on October 29th (North America) and October 30th (Europe and Australia) for both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita as a Cross-Buy title, with a release in Asia following several weeks later.


Ed Key, Curve Digital and Stray Dog Video have produced a Live Action trailer for the game, braving the weather of Cumbria in October to produce something very different to the average game trailer.  Designer Ed Key will be premiering both versions of the game and the live action trailer at an event in Leicester Square Odeon on October 28th.

Stick It To The Man pre-orders now being taken & some screens

October 22, 2013 · Posted in Sony Playstation 3, Sony PS Vita · Comment 

Ever wanted to be able to read people’s minds and find out what they’re really thinking? Well now you can get one step closer to that dream by pre-ordering Stick It To The Man from the PlayStation® Store today. Swedish creative geniuses Zoink Games and UK publisher Ripstone have read the minds of the fans and found out you wanted to know the official release dates and pricing for the crazy mind-reading puzzle game that’s proved a hit at shows this summer.


Stick It To The Man will have you exploring a world made of paper and stickers; helping Ray who has just woken up from a bizarre accident with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain. This gives him extraordinary mind-reading powers, as well as being able to transform the world around him by tearing it, folding it and using the crazy stickers he finds to solve mind-boggling puzzles. Sadly, Ray doesn’t have much time to get to grips with his new psychic abilities as he’s on the run from ‘The Man’ for a crime he didn’t commit! Can you change the world with stickers and help Ray out of this sticky situation?

Stick It To The Man will be available to download from the PlayStation Store on PlayStation®3 from 19th/20th November 2013; and will be available on PS Vita from mid-December. The game is available to Pre-Order now from the PlayStation® Store; everyone who pre-orders will receive a 20% discount on the full game price.

Stick It To The Man will be cross-buy enabled meaning players pay once and get both versions of the game for £9.99 / €12.99 / $12.99. Buy it once and enjoy it on the bus or on your big screen – and don’t forget the 20% pre-order discount too!

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