Tag: Gamescom 10
News Final Fantasy XIV Delay On PlayStation 3 Down To "Memory"
The PlayStation 3 is a powerful piece of hardware
But it also has restrictions. Restrictions that have caused the delay of Final Fantasy XIV. Speaking to VG247 at GamesCom, producer Hiromichi Tanaka revealed that memory is the reason for
News The 3rd Birthday Hits Japan This Winter, Europe Next Year
The 3rd Birthday's producer, Yoshinori Kitase, has told VG247 that Square Enix are aiming for a Winter release for the PSP Parasite Eve spin-off in Japan, with Europe to follow next year
"The Japanese versions going to come out in winter this year, Kitase told VG247 at GamesCom. And weve already started localising the game for...
Feature What A Great Week For PlayStation -- "Twiggy" The Push Square Opinionator
I've got absolutely nothing to moan about
This has been an excellent week for the PlayStation brand; so good, in fact, that even reports of a jailbreak weren't able to subdue the mood. I predicted before GamesCom that it would be a low-key show - but Sony's found their stomping ground. Last year Sony dominated the European event with the headline...
News Sony Wins Big At The GamesCom Awards: PlayStation Move Nets Best Hardware, Gran Turismo 5 Wins Game Of The Show
Sony's had a fantastic GamesCom for the second year running, packing the show with banner announcements once more
Thankfully, the GamesCom awards have paid testament to the quality of Sony's showing — awarding the platform holder with the Best Hardware, Best Console Game and Game Of The Show acknowledgements. PlayStation Move beat out Microsoft's...
GamesCom 2010 Heroes On The Move Details Make Us Gaga
What's better than Ratchet & Clank or Sly & Bentley or Jak & Daxter? The answer is all of them put together, which is exactly what Heroes On The Move - the upcoming PlayStation Move title from Sony and Nihilistic - is all about
Announced at E3 as a 2011 PlayStation Move title, Sony's been particularly tight-lipped about the...
GamesCom 2010 This Is What Viewtiful Joe Looks Like In Marvel vs. Capcom 3
Viewtiful Joe was announced as part of the Marvel vs
Capcom 3</a> roster during GamesCom this week. As part of the announcement, Capcom's released this trailer showing gameplay footage of the pint-sized fighter. Looks like he can handle himself against the big-boys doesn't it? This game keeps looking prettier and prettier. Problem is, we just...
GamesCom 2010 A Super Early Look At Ryu Rendered In The Tekken Engine
Capcom's Yoshinori Ono and Namco's Katsuhiro Harada are at GamesCom to talk about their upcoming colloboration, Street Fighter X Tekken
While the focus of the presentation was to show European fans the same demo that was at Comic-Con, Harada also revealed some prototypes for the other cross-over game in development, Tekken X Street Fighter. Harada...
GamesCom 2010 LittleBigPlanet 2's Music Sequencer Is Incredible
Before we did this PushSquare lark, we used to lock ourselves in dark rooms with Cubase and Reason trying to create the perfect pop-song
After numerous failed attempts, we decided we weren't cut out for a pop career, so we started writing about video games instead. LittleBigPlanet 2 may just end up merging our two hobbies, however. During GamesCom,...
GamesCom 2010 Debut Costume Quest Trailer Brings The Whimsy
This debut trailer for Double Fine's downloadable Costume Quest might do little to detail the actual gameplay, but it's certainly packed with plenty of trademark whimsy
Consider our attention piqued. Hopefully there's a suitably fitting Danny Elfman soundtrack to hand.
GamesCom 2010 The Fight: Lights Trailer Features Danny Trejo
Known for his Hollywood tough-guy roles, there's no better trainer fit for the brutal The Fight: Lights Out than Danny Trejo
Whether Sony's signed him up purely for this trailer or the full game, we're unsure. We hope Machete himself makes an appearance in the full game though. We were impressed when we played the game a little earlier in the year,...
GamesCom 2010 Gran Turismo 5 Injects Some Car-PG, Gets B-Spec Campaign
We all know about Gran Turismo's A-Spec career path
It's the driving simulator portion of the game, the section where you pick a car and race it. But what of Gran Turismo 5's new B-Spec mode? It's basically a "racing simulation RPG". In B-Spec you are not the driver, but are the voice in the driver's ear. You watch races from the...
GamesCom 2010 Take A Look At That inFamous 2 Gameplay Footage With The New-Old Cole
We already established that with the GamesCom trailer. And apparently his new model is already back and running in the game. This footage out of GamesCom is the same section of inFamous 2 we've seen before (note: it looks incredible), but it now features the old Cole character model. It's well worth watching again. Are you g
GamesCom 2010 Sorcery Still Looks Utterly Fantastic
Sorcery was one of the surprise announcements at E3 that seemed to completely justify the PlayStation Move's existence
40-or-so game announcements later, there's plenty more to get excited about regarding the PlayStation Move — but Sorcery still looks like one of the stand-out titles in the motion controllers catalogue. We hope there's plenty of...
GamesCom 2010 Colours Just What The Doctor Ordered In Enslaved
You know how most games these days are brown and grey? Enslaved, the new action title from Ninja Theory, is totally not
It has a thing we call colours in it. Makes a world of difference. Joystiq's got a bunch of screens from GamesCom.
GamesCom 2010 Kitana & Cyrax Join The Mortal Kombat Roster
Warner Bros and NetherRealm has confirmed two new characters for the Mortal Kombat roster today: Cyrax and Kitana
Both will be playable in the new game set to launch next year. Don't forget, the game will feature full stereoscopic 3D support on the PlayStation 3.
GamesCom 2010 We're Guessing The Guy In This Bioshock: Infinite Screenshot Is Not A Happy Chappy
No matter how fresh, bright and exciting Bioshock's worlds are supposed to look; they're usually dark, sinisted and horrible
We assume Bioshock: Infinite's sky-city, Columbia, will be no different. See this guy holding a gun? Yeah, he's probably not a happy man.
GamesCom 2010 Suda51 Announces "Sine Mora" For The PlayStation Network
Suda51's (of No More Heroes fame) has just announced a new PlayStation Network title called Sine Mora
The game's being developed by Grasshopper Manufacture in conjunction with Digital Reality. Apparently it's a horizontal shoot 'em up. The game won't be the first venture between Grasshopper and Digital Reality; apparently they have "a range of...
GamesCom 2010 About Those Go-Karts In Gran Turismo 5
Gamersyde's captured some pretty stunning footage of Gran Turismo 5's new go-kart modes from GamesCom
It looks like a ton of fun, a super-serious Mario Kart if you will. We can't wait to try it our for ourselves. Apparently there are more Gran Turismo announcements to follow tomorrow; we're not sure how Polyphony can top the excitement from this...
GamesCom 2010 Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition's Move Patch Hits September 19th
Capcom's clarified today that the PlayStation Move patch for Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition (and only the Gold Edition) will be released on September 19th (which incidentally is day and date with the Move's launch in America)
For regions that didn't get Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, Capcom's releasing Resident Evil 5: Move Edition. Either way, rest...
GamesCom 2010 New DC Universe Online Trailer Is All About Escapism
Video games are, for us, all about being something you're not
This DC Universe Online trailer really hammers home that point. In the MMORPG you'll create a character and fight alongside (or against) the superheroes of the DC Universe in a massive online world. Conceptually it sounds fantastic. It hits PC and PlayStation 3 in November.
GamesCom 2010 Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Kicks-Off In October
Konami's dated the latest entry in the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise, scheduling PES 2011 for October 8th here in the UK
This year's being touted as the biggest yet for the PES franchise, as the game's been overtaken by FIFA in recent years. There are new pass placement mechanics which allow you to weight the ball, aswell as new AI routines,...
GamesCom 2010 Portal 2 Drops In February 2011
The ever-informed Geoff Keighley has confirmed that Portal 2 will release on February 9th next year on the PlayStation 3
The journo teased that more will be revealed on this week's GameTrailers TV.
GamesCom 2010 Virtua Tennis 4 Looks A Bit Like This When Played With PlayStation Move
One of our favourite announcements from yesterday was the that Virtua Tennis 4 will be coming to the PlayStation 3 with full PlayStation Move integration
Despite being 3D, this video from GameTrailers gives a good idea of how the game will play out. It adopts a new camera system that switches into a first-person view-point when the ball comes...
GamesCom 2010 Mass Effect 2 On PlayStation 3 Will Provide "Seamless Introduction" To The IP's Universe, Says Bioware's Ray Muzyka
After the initial excitement of Mass Effect 2 for the PlayStation 3 died down yesterday, many people were curious how they would bridge the story elements of the first game for those who didn't play it
The original game was funded and published by Microsoft, so there was no way they'd let up exclusivity rights for the title. It's also a vastly...
GamesCom 2010 Gran Turismo 5 Nets Course Maker, Weather, Kart Racing
What have Polyphony Digital been up to for the past five or so years? Quite a lot actually
Aswell as building the prettiest racing game ever made, Gran Turismo 5, they've also been packing the title with features. Producer Kazunori Yamauchi's blown the lid of some of the goods at a GamesCom conference today. The biggest addition is the Course Maker,...
GamesCom 2010 How About We Watch Killzone 3 Being Played With The PlayStation Move?
One of the most exciting things about the PlayStation Move is the ease with which it can be implemented into games
It's for this reason that we've seen the Move games list grow exponentially. There's very little risk in offering players an alternative motion control scheme. And it provides choice — some people like motion controls, other people...
GamesCom 2010 Viewtiful Joe Joins The Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Roster
Capcom's confirmed two new characters set to join the Marvel vs
Capcom 3</a> roster at GamesCom today. Both Viewtiful Joe from the 2003 GameCube classic and Marvel antagonist Dormammu (anyone?) are the latest entries into the roster. We're stoked about Viewtiful Joe, but honestly, we don't know who the other guy is. Kotaku's got a bunch of...
GamesCom 2010 The ITV Player Joins The PlayStation 3 XMB
For UK PS3 owners, a new icon will be popping up under the TV section of the XMB
Sony's confirmed at GamesCom tonight that the ITV Player catch-up service will be joining the BBC iPlayer on the PlayStation 3. Six other TV catch-up services across Europe will be added to their specific regions, including: Yahoo 7 (Australia), Animax and NOS YLE...
GamesCom 2010 Sony Press Conference Round-Up
Sony's GamesCom 2010 press conference is over and done with, and it brought with it some pretty big news for PlayStation 3 owners
The announcements of two new Insomniac Games projects - Resistance 3 and Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One - were undoubtedly the highlights, but the PushSquare office is getting into a bit of a tiswas over the announcement...
GamesCom 2010 Virtua Tennis 4 Gets PlayStation Move, 3D Support
If there's one genre we love, it's the tennis game genre
Seriously, we just can't get enough of games involving racquets and balls. We know it sounds absurd (you probably like your shooting and killing), but ever since we first tried Virtua Tennis in an arcade we've been in love with the genre. So it's with massive announcement we can confirm that...
GamesCom 2010 Don't Just Make Games, Make Sweet Sweet Music In LittleBigPlanet 2
As those who've dabbled in plenty of music production, LittleBigPlanet 2's music editor has almost as excited as the rest of the actual game
With the new tools at hand, you'll be able to craft the score for your own levels. You'll also be able to direct complete cut-scenes. It's all a bit ridiculous, in an absolutely brilliant way. As best it...
GamesCom 2010 Gran Turismo 5 Hits Europe On November 3rd
Sony's confirmed that Gran Turismo 5 will hit Europe on November 3rd
That's just a day after the US release which is currently scheduled for November 2nd. Those in the UK will probably have to wait until the 5th due to the way distribution is handled here. Still, it's nice to have firm release dates isn't it?
GamesCom 2010 Bargain 320GB PS3 Slim Includes Move, Due By Holiday 2010
Sony's announced a new 320GB SKU of the PlayStation 3 will be available by the holiday season in Europe
The package will not only include a PS3 stacked up with hard-drive space, but it'll also pack in the PlayStation Move Starter Kit. The Move starter kit includes a PlayStation Eye, PlayStation Move controller and demo disc. The full 320GB package...
GamesCom 2010 inFamous 2 Welcomes Back Cole McGrath
There's a familiar face vying for your attention in this inFamous 2 trailer
Who is it? It's none other than Cole McGrath. You know, the one you remember. The one you fell in love with. The one from the original inFamous.
GamesCom 2010 Get A Look At Killzone 3's Ridiculously Bombastic Multiplayer
Sony's released the first trailer of Killzone 3's multiplayer component at GamesCom this evening
The trailer reveals plenty of details — a new, more robust XP system is apparent. This will hopefully complimented by more ranks and upgrades. The multiplayer also reveals the use of vehicles, such as the Exoskeletons and Jet Packs. It also just...
GamesCom 2010 Resistance 3 Officially Announced For PlayStation 3
Good grief, after tricking the entire Internet into believing they weren't going to show it, Insomniac's just confirmed Resistance 3's existence with a stunning trailer
Update @ 21:00 — we've uploaded the announcement trailer here.
GamesCom 2010 Insomniac Announce Four Player Online Co-Op Ratchet & Clank Title
Didn't see that coming.
Just prior to spilling the beans on Resistance 3, Insomniac announced they have a new four-player co-op Ratchet & Clank title in development. The new game, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, will feature drop-in/drop-out co-op, where you'll play as Ratchet, Clank, Qwark and even Nefarious. The game's being developed by...
News FIFA 11's All About Eleven, Play As The Goalkeeper In 11v11 Online Team Play
EA Sports has finally dished the dirt on the upcoming FIFA 11 at their GamesCom press conference
The biggest new headline announcement is the ability to play as the goalkeeper in new 11v11 online team play. Elsewhere, EA were keen to hammer home the points of refinement, personality and improved passing. FIFA 11 looks to be all about improving on...
GamesCom 2010 Crytek Announce Limited & Nano Editions Of Crysis 2
Fans of special editions will be pleased with the news coming out of Crytek this morning -- Crysis 2's set to get two special editions upon its release next year
The Nano Edition, which will retail for £119.99 / $149.99 will include an 11" statue, a high quality art-book and a specially modelled backpack to house the goods. Obviously, you'll...
GamesCom 2010 David Beckham Jumps Aboard The EA Sports Active Fitness Tra
EA's just confirmed during their GamesCom press conference that England footballer David Beckham will be joining the EA Sports Active 2 team
David has always worked hard to stay in excellent shape and has inspired people around the world to make fitness a priority, said Jens Uwe Intat of EA. Were excited about this collaboration with...
GamesCom 2010 Dragon Age 2 Hits March 8th In The US, March 11th In Europe
After a stunning CGI trailer during their GamesCom press conference, EA's just confirmed that Dragon Age 2 will hit store shelves on the 8th and 11th of March in the US and Europe respectively
We've included the trailer after the jump.
GamesCom 2010 160GB PlayStation 3 Bundles Look Deadset For Today
If you were planning on buying a PlayStation 3 today, first of all: good thinking
May we just recommend you wait 24 hours or so, though. We know you're waiting to jump into Uncharted 2: Among Thieves and all the other fantastic PS3 titles, but have some patience. Just for a short while. Last night, US retailer GameStop put a new "just...
GamesCom 2010 In Case You Were Wondering, This Is What Red Faction: Battlegrounds Looks Like
This trailer's a bit rock and roll for our tastes, but whatever
It's the first look at the downloadable Red Faction game THQ announced yesterday, Battlegrounds. Consider it an isometric take on Twisted Metal. It looks fun, but we're a little concerned that the perspective might make the controls fiddly. We're curious to see more. Next time though,...
Rumour Mass Effect PS3 Announcement Incoming
There's a great stonking rumour over on NeoGAF tonight
According to user "De-Mon", Sony and EA are on the verge of announcing some kind of Mass Effect port entitled Mass Effect: Genesis. "De-Mon" anticipates that the title will be announced during either of the companies' GamesCom conferences tomorrow, but suggests a magazine...
News he Zombie Apocalypse Has Arrived! What Should We Do?
Housemarque, the developers of upcoming PSN zombie shooter Dead Nation, has a few tips in the game's latest trailer
It's expected later this year. We got a chance to play this recently and its ace. Read more about that through here.
News David Cage: Heavy Rain's Success "Proves The Market Is Ready For New Paradigms"
Quantic Dream's forward-thinking director, David Cage, has revealed that he didn't expect Heavy Rain to be a success
He told an audience in Cologne that he believes the acceptance of Heavy Rain shows that the market is ready for new paradigms". I think the industry is ready for new ideas, he said . "Games are today based on violent...
Feature Let's Talk About Sony's GamesCom 2010 Press Conference -- "Twiggy" The Push Square Opinionator
This time last year we were about to experience one of the most pivotal moments in the PlayStation 3's history; the announcement of the PlayStation 3 Slim and the entire platform's re-branding completely rejuvenated Sony's platform and put it back into serious contention with the XBOX 360
The announcement came at GamesCom, a German-based video games...
GamesCom 2010 EA Announces Massive Germany Line-Up, Will Stream Press Conference Live
Just like last year, EA's announced an enormous presence at the Cologne-based GamesCom event
EA will be holding a press conference along with Sony on Tuesday, 17th August. They've confirmed that a live-stream of the event will be available on their website. You can hit-up the page and add it to your bookmarks by clicking through here. We've added...
News Public To Get Their First Taste Of DC Universe Online At gamescom
SCEE's told VG247 that the public will get their first hands-on with DC Universe Online at next week's gamescom event in Germany
The super-hero MMO is due in November on both the PlayStation 3 and PC, and a beta is due soon. Those heading to the big exposition in Cologne will be able to get their hands on the game, though we're not sure how much...
News This Is What Sony's gamescom Booth Looks Like Right Now
German site, PlayFront
de</a>, has got some cheeky snaps of the under-construction PlayStation gamescom booth. Remember to check back to PushSquare all next week (particularly Tuesday) for plenty of new announcements coming out of SCEE.</em>