Ninja Gaiden, what started as an NES 8-bit series (though also having a beat em up counterpart in the arcade) that provided the player with intense platforming based on the players multitasking skills, turned into a similarly described hack-slash action series on the original XBOX back in 2004, developed by the princes of perverts, Team Ninja. Ninja Gaiden 3 has an uphill battle to face with the departure of Tomonobu Itagaki, the man responsible for the reboot of Ninja Gaiden in 2004, many fans say Ninja Gaiden is in trouble, now under the control of the Ninja Gaiden Sigma director Yosuke Hayashi, who’s known to considerably taint the original versions of Ninja Gaiden (2004) and Ninja Gaiden II (2008), with updated versions titled “Sigma” at the end of them. Now that he’s in charge of the Ninja Gaiden series from here on it, it definitely appears to be the case.
By now, we’re sure millions of gamers are hyped for the next installment in the Call of Duty series. Activision has published a new single-player trailer. This trailer has a lot of explosions, gasoline and action! You can view this trailer after the break. Remember, Modern Warfare 3 comes out November 8th. (You can preorder it here)
Many 3DS owners who were fans of the Mega Man Legends series were greatly hoping for the release of Mega Man Legends 3 on the 3DS, both in full on shelves and as a prototype in the eShop. The Prototype which was set to launch with the eShop was previously delayed in order to improve it. However, today, both the prototype and the final version has been cancelled. Read More!
As said on the PlayStation blog, PlayStation 3 Update 3.66 will be coming really soon. Eric Lempel writes “system stability during use of PS3 format software and network services has been improved.”
Adriasang reports Sega will launch a demo for Sonic Generations on June 23rd (tomorrow) on both the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. The site also reports that the single-level demo will be removed from both online stores on July 12th and if already downloaded, will no longer work.
Sony has listed on the PlayStation Europe Blog that the demo is indeed hitting stores tomorrow. That is one region and platform confirmed but wether the demo will also be offered in North America is yet to be confirmed but is likely to happen. Still no word about the Xbox live demo from either region or Japan.
The PlayStation Network is still down in Japan so PlayStation gamers in Japan may be out of luck as there is no evidence showing that PSN will be back soon.
Executive Vice President of THQ, Danny Bilson was not afraid in an interview with EuroGamer to share tidbits of information about the next installment in the Dawn of War series. Bilson confirms that they are indeed working on the next installment of the series right now. Bilson feels confident that the sequel will be outstanding. “I feel like an ass saying it’s fantastic, but it is. And we’re going to do something with it you haven’t seen before.” and “When you see it you’re going to go, whoa. I promise.” he says. THQ plans on preserving some aspects of game-play from Dawn of War I and II, at the same time, adding new improved aspects. While no exact release month was given, the suggested release window from Bilson is between August 2012 and February 2013.
Ubisoft just unveiled the next part of their major ‘Motion Dance’ game, Just Dance 3. The series first two releases were Wii exclusive. The Just Dance games were a huge success on Nintendo’s white motion console. Now, Ubisoft is making Just Dance 3 available on both the Playstation 3 and XBox 360, now that the consoles have the Move and Kinect respectively. The game will also, as usual, be released on the Wii.
The game hits shelves this year in October.
Sony has finally restored the PlayStation Store. Not only is the Store back up, the store has now been updated with new content include new Games, Add-Ons, Themes and Demoes. Sony has also announced in it’s Press Release on its blog that the PlayStation Network should finally be fully restored by today. Sony also says that a new update will be available on June 3rd.