The official Army of Two: The 40th Day website has been updated with a new developer diary talking about the reasons behind developing the title in Shanghai, China. Army of Two: The 40th Day is due out on January 12th, 2010 in North America on the Xbox 360, PS3, and PSP platforms.
From the developer diary:
‘In Army of Two: The 40th Day, Salem and Rios fight their way through Shanghai in order to survive as the city is destroyed by the 40th Day Initiative. The decision to set Army of Two: The 40th Day in Shanghai was ultimately crucial in developing fun gameplay and an intriguing story, and as you will see it will be an all around…’
Check out the full developer diary at the game’s official site.
Capcom has released the third webisode to their upcoming Nintendo Wii-exclusive, Spyborgs, entitled ‘The Betrayal’. In case you missed the second webisode, you can see it here.
Electronic Arts has released the Need for Speed Shift launch trailer, celebrating the game’s release this week. As you can see from the trailer, Need for Speed Shift implements a virtual cockpit for the first time in the 13-game franchise.
Reakktor Media has announced the launch of a new website, the Stellarvox Veritas, which will give gamers important backstory information for the upcoming space combat MMO, Black Prophecy.
While they do not list an official release date yet for the upcoming title, once Reakktor Media locks down a North American publisher that information will most likely be released.
Capcom has released the second webisode for their upcoming Wii-title, Spyborgs, called ‘The Breach’. In this webisode, we get a look at the game’s backstory and see the game’s three main characters in-action.
Sumthing Else Music Works has announced it will be bringing the soundtrack to Microsoft and Bungie’s Halo: ODST to retail outlets on September 22nd. In addition, the 2-CD soundtrack will be available on Sumthing Else Music Works’ online store, SumthingDigital as well as the iTunes Music Store.
Funcom has announced a deal with Geometrics to use their ‘Enlighten’ real-time lighting engine inside both MMOs: the Age of Conan and The Secret World. Enlighten allows lighting elements to be rendered in real-time as opposed to more traditional ‘pre-baked’ elements.
Checkout some screenshots of Enlighten in action, After the Break!