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world’s first review of Gears of War 2 emerges by OXM

The new issue of the Official Xbox Magazine, which is released tomorrow, will have the world’s first full Gears of War 2 Review. I am personally going to be to buying the magazine especially for this reason, I know it costs £5.99 but I believe it will be worth it. …

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Virtual Murder leads to Woman being Jailed.

The world can be a strange place at times, and stories like this always induce a “WTF?” moment. A Japanese woman was jailed after deleting her cyber-husband’s character in a game called MapleStory. Maplestory, a popular 2D MMORPG, allows players to get hitched to other players within the game and …

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Sony changes forecast: 38% Lower Earnings

Sony today announced they were reducing their earnings forecast by 38% as a result of the world’s current financial state. With the economy not looking so great around the world at the moment it is only natural Sony get affected this way. Many industries around the world are being hit …

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Sony Acknowledges Third-Party Shift

Sony Marketing and Public Relations Manager Mark Levitan had admited that the third-party games are seeing a massive shake up. Gone are the days of console exclusivity with third-pary developers as more and more exclusives appear on multiple consoles.

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Mercenaries 2 patch now available in Europe

Here’s another game which is getting the trophies treatment, Mercenaries 2 has just received the patch which will enabled trophies (list found after the break.) It seems that game developers are finally learning that Playstation 3 owners do actually want them, and hopefully more titles which have been released we’ll …

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UK releases for Friday, October 24th

The lovely people over at Eurogamer have saved me the effort and created there own list of what games are being released tomorrow, and there is a hell of a lot. I personally will be picking up Dead Space and Far Cry 2 as tehre both looking fantastic, but the …

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Street Fighter 4 coming ‘this Winter’

Not long to wait now folks, Yoshi Ono told G4 that the game will be hitting consoles this winter! “We don’t want to start rumors that it’s this year, but definitely this winter,” said Ono. “At some point you’ll be sitting in you winter coat looking at snow out the …

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50 Cent: Blood on the Sand trailer

If I’m being honest here, I’m going to say that I am really pissed off about this game because it could of been something half decent, as the graphics and gameplay etc. look fantastic however seriously what the fuck is with the story line? Its just stupid, and why the …

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Far Cry 2 now available on Steam

For all you lazy people (or who like owning there games through Steam) Ubisoft’s Far Cry 2 is now available for your purchasing pleasures for $49.99 however at the moment its only available in US, Canada and Mexico. I’m guessing that the game will be available in Europe on Friday …

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Lips track list confirmed

Microsoft have just confirmed the track listing for there upcoming party sing along game ‘lips’. And well, if your into this sort of music your going to love it but me, personally I couldn’t give a fuck as the songs are terrible… However, thankfully you can import your .MP3 songs …

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Banjo’s EU release date “Confirmed”

Today Microsoft and RARE officially announced something that everyone else but them seemingly knew. Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts will officially launch its way onto the Xbox 360 on 14th November. This comes despite the fact all major retailers had this date weeks ago. Why RARE left it so late to …

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PS3 sales on an all time low.

The latest Media Create sales data has arived and in it shows that the PS3 has sold only 4,800 units for the week ending October 17. This means that the 360 has outsold the PS3 again by 1,200 units. The Wii, DS, PS2 and PSP however, are all still going …

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How to die in Dead Space

Video is NSFW! On a daily basis I bet you ask yourself, how the hell can I die today in Dead Space? Well, worry no more! A video has appeared on youtube showing 10 minutes worth of how to die, and some of them are quite amusing while others are …

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Update for Pixel Junk Monster on the horizon

SCEA have release information via their news funnel the official playstation blog (I thought that was what N4G was turning into – LOL!). They state that the patch for both the original Monsters and the Encore expansion will be out in Japan this week with the EU/US update taking place …

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Fable 2 has freezing issues.

This screenshot is not just a still image, it’s actual gameplay. Notice how nothing is moving? well the best guess people have taken so far is that is it possibly because of the “Co-op Patch” and that it is these people who have been experiencing these alarmingly big issues. When …

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Portal: Still Alive now on XBLA

Its the day you have all been waiting for folks, Portal: Still Alive has finally arrived on the Xbox Live Marketplace, under the arcade branding. The game will set you back a hefty 1200 Microsoft points and its a massive download coming in at 628.89MB but the question is, is …

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