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First details of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to expose by a tester
"Valve has been keen to make it clear that this is not a Counter-Strike 2"
Last Friday announced it had been an open secret, the development of a new installment of the counter-strike franchise. Today, have the first details on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive from the hands of a tester for the program.
"Valve has been keen to make it clear that this is not a 2 Counter-Strike, but rather a cross-platform team shooter based on their predecessors: Counter-Strike 1.6, counter-strike: Condition Zero and Counter-Strike: Source", said one of the testers of the videogame website Kotaku told.
"it has been designed in an updated version of the" engine Source, but it has not been built on Source and will appear at the beginning of 2012 with access Beta "early autumn", explained. "It will maintain the traditional types of map and will not include new modes of play." "Valve is willing to listen to the views of the top counter-strike players to make this Global Offensive a degree of success that has been reflected in competitive and casual, modes with a system of matchmaking built for the occasion and support for dedicated servers."
According to the tester the graphical programme has been much improved, making the title presents a "precious" aspect. "Have been able to play in Dust, Dust2, Inferno and Nuke with confirmation that other classic maps of counter-strike as a Train, as well as new ones, will be included in the release", said the tester.
"It doesn't" Counter-Strike 1.6 "and, despite the fact that it is built on the Source engine, does not seem Counter-Strike Source," says in the interview. "By design, Valve wanted to create a game with a different sense, and above all this has been very smooth." Players more pro they seem remarkably happy with the movement of players and the feeling of the game is that there has been much feedback and not has given them shame share it. "Improvements and adjustments are needed, but in my opinion, has been a great movement that no ofenderá anyone."
Mass Effect 3 bet for maximum arsenal customization for the player
"When you add all those elements into combat you can start in a natural way to choose how you want to play".
Casey Hudson, producer of the series Mass Effect, he has spoken with RipTen portal on the third installment of the franchise, ensuring that the personalization possibilities of its arsenal they will maximize the possibilities playable.
"We have the ability to change weapons in some way in Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect, but we never felt it was so real or physical as it should be." "And even had enough interesting decisions to make," said the producer.
"We have a tremendous response from Mass Effect 2, but one of the things that people wanted to see is that more intelligent in terms of progression role-playing decisions, there are so that the new weapons and its modification are one of the things that we have to deal with," said Hudson.
"there is so much that we added to" Mass Effect 3, in terms of different types of weapons, different mods, progression of character, the way in which Shepard can move by stage, new weapons like the omniblade or hand grenades... "When you add all these elements to combat can start in a natural way to choose how you want to play", concluded the Executive.
Version 2.0 of The Witcher PC will be presented at the GamesCom
It is defined as a "new and improved" version and will come soon.
CD Projekt Red has announced it will present in the GamesCom the version 2.0 for PC of The Witcher 2something that has not been detailed still in a concrete way but its leaders have been defined as "new and improved".
The update will be revealed at the GamesCom which begins tomorrow, and will be presented jointly with the version for Xbox 360 the programme in the German fair.
Batman: Arkham City will feature support 3D and PhysX on its PC version
The technological details of the game are made public.
The U.S. magazine PC Gamer has the first details on the version of PC of the highly anticipated Batman: Arkham Cityan Edition compatible with some major improvements to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
"thanks to the altitude of the flights, and the balancing depth effects of the" 3D effect "Arkham city make them call much attention in the game", says the magazine. "in the battle of the Court improvement of" PhysX "it is not so subtle, and for example causes a wall of wood to make chips when you launch the prisoners against it."
Bethesda clarified that the PC version of Rage will use Steamworks
The company clarifies it his own Twitter.
Distributors Bethesda Softworks have announced that the game of id Software will lead to the shops, Rage, you will use the tools of Valve Steamworks: which will mean that the game will feature all the benefits of Steam titles: authentication, multiplayer P2P communication by voice, matchmaking, Steam communities, friends, statistics, achievements...
"already people are asking it, we can confirm that Rage will feature Steamworks on their PC version," explained Bethesda Softworks in your own social network Twitter.
Football Manager announced 2012. First public details
Revealed the next installment of the well-known in sport management from SEGA and Sports Interactive
SEGA has announced this afternoon the new installment of the sports series Football Manager It distributes, and that it will be put in the shoes of a coach/manager of a football team for the 2011-2012 season.
Some of the key additions of this Football Manager 2012 they have been added, as the bonus of loyalty in the offers of contract and Isla transfer, and improvements in contracts for young people and amateur players. We can also block variables in the negotiations in which we do not want to get involved.
The Scouts of opponents, for its part, will now able to send reports in-game, which will enable us to take into account all aspects of the game in the rival to prepare the best possible prior to a game. In another order of things we can also add or remove playable Nations when what we want during the games.
Relations with the press and other enemies have also undergone changes to increase the control that we have on our words, and can set the overall tone of our discourse between educated and controversial within the Options dialog.
The graphic effects, for their part, are suffering severe changes. The engine has undergone major improvements, with new animations, better climate effects, more variety of stadiums and new camera angles.
Sports Interactive has promised "significant improvements" in the system of media, the growth in social choices, from press conferences, international management and "many more" for this expected Football Manager 2012.
The title will sell, as usual, in the final stretch of the present year 2011.
Epic Games does not consider that Xbox 360 has given still the maximum of their potential
The creators of Gears of War 3 interview with 3DJuegos.
Rod Fergusson, one of the main executives of Epic Gamesmet recently with 3DJuegos to talk about the imminent Gears of War 3. A video game that is expected to much as one of the main banners which is within the catalog of Xbox 360.
"I never like say reached ceiling in a platform," Fergusson said when asked if it would be difficult to create a better than the current Gears of War on the present generation of consoles. "the first Gears of War had many discussions regarding whether this title was the best Xbox 360 could do." "Then it turned out, trying to overcome us, we have managed to make titles more and better".
"in fact, to see when the games will leave the end of this year, you ye shall give account of how much is squeezing the machine, creating better games", explained the Executive. "So I never think that a console has given the maximum of their potential." "The understanding of a technology by the programmers never ends, because that always want to give the best of themselves".
You can read the full interview in the pages of the magazine.
The curriculum of a CGI artist mentioned Resident Evil 6
We recall that Keiji Inafune himself already anticipated its existence to 3DJuegos in August of last year.
These dates, just a year ago we entrevistábamos with Keiji Inafune, the main producer of the Resident Evil saga at the time of Capcom. At that meeting the Japanese guru ahead us to the existence of Resident Evil 6a video game which since then has not been confirmed but that its existence has been heavily rumored.
Today we have learned through the portal The Silent Chief Shannon Justison, an artist of CGIs that works in the Studio The Third Floor Inc, who already worked in the cinematic in Resident Evil 5, Resident Evil 6 curriculum has.
You will have to be attentive to the GamesCom beginning shortly, as we have news about the franchise.
inSane will be a sandbox of terror
The design of the creatures is borne by the artist of Hellboy.
In the Video Game Awards past the new project was presented with a brief teaser of Guillermo del Toro, inSanea trilogy of terror for THQ.
Without knowing exactly what he treated the game nor the kind of terror that will offer, the own Guillermo del Toro has made clear that it will be a sandbox of terror drawing on the experience of Volitionthat recently he saw as the Red Faction franchise passed to better life.
inSane It will provide a Lovecraft style "in a manner very ill", with creatures of the game "obscenely fun and unique" designed by Guy Davis (Hellboy).
The first game of the trilogy will appear very soon in 2013.
Borderlands 2 shows its first trailer at GamesCom
The teaser is the first sign of a fair that will be one of the protagonists.
2 K Games is going to do for Borderlands 2 one big game of the GamesCom, and that at the European fair even live broadcast program playable demo.
Today the company has shown the first teaser trailer of the eagerly awaited sequel that will appear next year on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Filtered two screenshots of the development to the secretista Agent presented in 2009
Currently the game continues without signs of life.
The secrecy that surrounds to Agent seems to fit very well with your theme, and is to the game on undercover agents to Rockstar It was announced at E3 in 2009 as exclusive of PlayStation 3 It has just given signs of life since then.
Leigh Donoghue, a senior environment artist, has leaked two images appearance that presented the project back in the year 2009: Two screens so that perhaps not end up being too representative appearance finished presenting the product when it launches, but they serve to make us an idea of the line that could follow.
Amnesia: The Dark Descent manages to sell 400,000 copies
Its promotion in Steam seems to have been a success.
Those responsible for Amnesia: The Dark Descent they have reason to be in luck, and it seems they have succeeded according to critics and fans with the success of its proposal for a horror first-person.
The game has been announced at the GDC have sold 400,000 copiessomething particularly interesting given the fact that in the month of January only accumulated 200,000. The reason for this rapid growth? It seems to be connected with the promotional campaign of Steam framed this summer, which could have doubled their sales.
Dance Central 2 will be released on October 21.
The GamesCom gives us his first video
Microsoft has taken advantage of the present GamesCom developed these days in the Bavarian city of Cologne to reveal that Dance Central 2 the day you arrive at European stores October 21.
The sequel of the successful music franchise will include 40 tracks of Usher, Rihanna, La Roux, Nicki Minaj, Montell Jordan, Far East Movement, Bananarama or B.o.B., and will also allow users to import tracks from the original game.
EA Sports Announces the return of FIFA Street
Will go on sale in early 2012 on PS3 and Xbox 360
EA Sports It has submitted during his press conference at the GamesCom the return of his saga FIFA Street.
Developed by EA Canada, this new FIFA Street that will go on sale in early 2012 to PS3 and Xbox 360, promises to be "the most realistic demonstration of the saga" to date, trying to "replicate fast and realistic this kind of very special sport movements", says EA.
The game uses the same graphic engine of FIFA 12 and it will feature 35 real locations which include London, Tokyo or Barcelona, among others. Also, the game features a new engine of collisions, more precisely in the dribbles and movements and animations of the players have been captured of several stars of the sport.
FIFA Street will be on sale at the beginning of 2012 for PS3 and Xbox 360.
Epic Games works simultaneously in five video games now
In the study, in addition, they are excited with return to use PC as a leading platform for their developments.
Mike Capps has spoken within the gamescom as Chairman of the study Epic Game about the future plans of the study, stating that they have at the moment five video games in development and in very different production times.
"In Epic Games did not multiply the study when working on multiple projects, so you can make assumptions about their size", explained a Capps that made it clear that none of them would be so great as Prism as the imminent Gears of War 3.
"everyone knows that the middle class is disappearing console games business," said the Executive. "Gears of War I think it will work very well, but a good set is not sufficient reason to sell at these times." A game like Homefront sold two million copies and his studio closed, right? This is not enough. It is quite depressing. Do not want to know what will happen in an industry where they are Call of Duty, Halo and Gears of War and where no one else has enough money to make more games. "That won't be a fun video game industry".
On the other hand Capps also wanted to make it clear that PC will again be an important platform for the study: "It is great to return to take PC as main development platform and not use it only for ports".
Mass Effect 3 will release on March 9, 2012 in Europe
Three days before it will do so at United States.
BioWare announced at the EA press conference at the Gamescom the release date of their expected Mass Effect 3.
In charge of announcing it was Ray Muzyka, who has revealed that it will be the March 9 When Mass Effect 3 reaches Europe, day 6-United States.
Muzyka has described this third part of the series as "the action-RPG final", "a classic adventure that describes the conflict between humans and harvesters which has propelled the narrative of his predecessors".
Mass Effect 3 It will go on sale on March 9, 2012 in Europe.
The Secret World sets its launch in April 2012
The beta will start on 26 August.
The EA in the GamesCom press conference has served to confirm several release dates, including The Secret World, the new MMO from FunCom, creators of Age of Conan.
The game will launch in April 2012, putting in place a Beta release next month of August.
The Secret World It is an MMO currently set that chronicles the adventures of three secret societies seeking to combat the growing darkness that prevails in the world. A game that inspires both history and mythology and several modern theories of conspiracy.
Battlefield 3 features their cooperative missions at the GamesCom
The cooperative is not on the campaign, but in a format independent missions.
One of the great moments of the GamesCom so far has been, logically, the new presentation in society of unpublished materials for Battlefield 3: but the big surprise has been the demonstration of a co-op.
Two of the executives of said they led, one of them was the well-known Patrick Soderlund, and on PlayStation 3 carried out a demonstration of a few minutes which saw the two characters through an urban environment in pursuit of the rescue of a character made prisoner.
The spectacular video unveiled live a cooperative which will be carried out on independent missions and that will be a added for the individual campaign, not an alternative way of overcoming her.
FIFA 12 will be playable demo on September 13
It will be a few days before its release in Europe
The day on September 29 reach European stores FIFA 12, and only a few days before will do it the playable demo "tons of innovation" for delivery of this season will bring a title which according to EA Sports.
Currently there are not many details about this demo playable that will start the day on September 13, and enable us to see some of the beginner features in the episode of this year.
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning closes its release date
The title will come to United States February 7th and the 10th day of the month to Europe
Electronic Arts has taken advantage of the Conference during the GamesCom Germany that has held this afternoon to date one of their most important releases for the first bars of 2012.
It is of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoninga title which will arrive in PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 day February 10 in Europe and the 7th of the month at United States.
Resistance Burning Skies is the name of the delivery to PSVita
Created specifically for the laptop, it uses all the possibilities of the machine.
The installment of the Resistance announced for PSVita in E3 has name and new details thanks to the Sony Conference in the GamesCom.
To start the game receives the name of Resistance Burning Skiesthe protagonist of this adventure a firefighter from New York.
On the other hand, the events of the game are developed before the second part of the series for PS3, and its creators insist that the game has been created specifically for PSVita and its technology, for example using the touch screen to trigger some secondary elements of arms, a coverage system that uses its sensors, etc.
The release date of Resistance Burning Skies It has not been disclosed.
Ubisoft unveils its plans for PSVita
Assassin's Creed, Rayman Origins, Lumines and Dungeon Hunter among them.
Alex Monney, one of the main representatives of Ubisoft, he talked almost simultaneously with the announcement of Sony of mass participation gala company in PlayStation Vita.
"We have just announced our catalog for PSVita," said the Executive of the Distributor. ""Assassin's Creed", Rayman Origins, Lumines, Asphalt, MJ: The Experience and Dungeon Hunter".
PlayStation 3 lowers their price to 249,99 euros
Sony console would cost the price immediately.
Sony has confirmed at its Conference held at the GamesCom the rumor that took days to circulate during the previous days: PlayStation 3 lowers its price around the world.
In this way PlayStation 3 It would cost 249,99 euros immediately.
13 FIFA will also make use of Move
In addition to compatibility with Kinect.
Electronic Arts recently confirmed that the edition of FIFA from next year would make use of Kinectthough not explained how it could be used.
EA Conference in the GamesCom It has been confirmed also that FIFA 13 will also make use of Move, although the company did not want to give any details about the implementation at the moment.
While Gets the version of the next year, the next 12 FIFA is ready to give much football on September 29.