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Review: Shadow Hearts 2 - Covenant on PS2

Date: Thursday 10th March 2005 [18:12] | Posted By: Azure
Category: > Gaming > Consoles

We’ve got something a little bit special here at Otaku News, a review of the PS2 RPG Shadow Hearts 2: Covenant. The question is; is the game worth your hard earned cash (pounds, dollars, zenii or otherwise)? Read on to find out.

Read More... | Source: Otaku News

Shadow Hearts 2 UK PS2 Release Details

Date: Saturday 19th February 2005 [8:55] | Posted By: Joe
Category: > Gaming > Consoles

Midway have sent us the details for the UK PS2 release of Shadow Hearts 2. It's due out on 11th March and RPG fans will know that it's been developed by former SquareSoft employees.

Read More... | Source: Midway

Bandai and Atari Announce Release for GITS:SAC

Date: Monday 1st November 2004 [12:39] | Posted By: Spike
Category: > Gaming > Consoles

For all you Playstation 2 owners out there, Bandai and Atari have announced the EU release of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. The game follows a similar format to the television series of the same name allowing the player to play as Motoko Kusanagi, Bateau, or the Tachikoma combat robot working for the mysterious 'Section 9' anti-terrorist division.

Read More... | Source: GamesIndustry.biz

Nintendo Abandons Family Image for New Gameboy DS Adverts.

Date: Sunday 24th October 2004 [17:34] | Posted By: Joe
Category: > Gaming > Consoles

Reuters are running a story about Nintendo's new American advertising campaign costing $40 million for it's largest product launch. The whole campaign is aimed at more "mature" audience with the tagline of "Touching is Good."

Print ads will appear in men's magazines Maxim and Blender, with a woman holding a DS saying "How to Score! ... Start listening to her needs, playa!".

TV ads are scheduled for ad slots in-between episodes of South Park too.

Source: Reuters

Nintendo May Produce Anime

Date: Friday 1st October 2004 [16:32] | Posted By: Joe
Category: > Anime

According to Animaxis, at a recent press conference former Nintendo chairman and current advisor Hiroshi Yamauchi revealed that he is urging Nintendo to expand into the anime industry.

Yamauchi plans to formally propose this during the October general management conference. Now there is speculation that Nintendo would produce their own anime in the near future.

Source: Animaxis

Sony announce PS two

Date: Wednesday 22nd September 2004 [18:08] | Posted By: Joe
Category: > Gaming > Consoles

The BBC and a few other websites are publishing articles about Sony's PlayStation 2 replacement the PS two, which was announced at the Tokyo Game Show. It seems just like when the original PlayStation was replaced with the PS one near the end of it's flagship life cycle, the PlayStation 2 will be replaced with the PS two. The PS two will have an ethernet port built in, it's also a lot smaller with the internal sized reduced by 75%, and it's 5cm thinner too!

The release date seems to be set for November (just in time for Christmas), it'll be priced around $149 in the North America, €149 in Europe and £99 in the UK.

Gaming Horizon have some nice pictures of the machine!

Source: BBC

More Information On The Nintendo DS!

Date: Wednesday 11th August 2004 [14:09] | Posted By: Azure
Category: > Gaming

Nintendo have revealed yet more information on their new handheld console. They have confirmed that it will be known officially as the Nintendo DS.
The console has two screens, which are touch sensitive, has voice recognition technology, and supports multiplayer gaming. Nintendo of America
seem particularly confident listing developers who have committed to titles in the West.

Read More... | Source: Nintendo of America

Animal Crossing in the UK at last

Date: Wednesday 11th August 2004 [13:54] | Posted By: Azure
Category: > Gaming > Consoles

Pester power does work albeit slowly, cult RPG hit Animal Crossing will arrive in the UK on September 24th! This version is rumoured to have unique features compared to its US counterpart (as it's unlikely that it will be online).

Read More... | Source: Nintendo Europe

Nintendo flatly denies takeover bid by Microsoft

Date: Thursday 5th August 2004 [17:11] | Posted By: Joe
Category: > Gaming > Consoles

According to Forbes.com Nintendo has flatly denied the possibility of its takeover by Microsoft.

The Register are also running an interesting article comparing the XBox 2 to Nintendo's next Gen Machine.

Source: Forbes.com

Playstation Hits 100 Million Mark

Date: Monday 24th May 2004 [22:17] | Posted By: Joe
Category: > Gaming > Consoles

Japanese electronics giant Sony has shipped its 100 millionth Playstation, the company has announced.

Read More... | Source: BBC News

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