Tokyo Game Show 2011 News


Zelda: Skyward Sword features, item upgrades detailed

By Steve Watts, Sep 15, 2011 11:00am PDT

Nintendo has revealed details about the Skyward Sword's length, extra modes, and item upgrade system.


"I was a big fan of Zelda 2 myself, I really wish they'd do up another game in similar fashion in ..."

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Tokyo Game Show 2011 report: Day 1

By Garnett Lee, Sep 15, 2011 10:15am PDT

Here are the highlights from day one of Tokyo Game Show, featuring Project Draco, Steel Battalion, and more.


"True... I feel like gunstringer succeeds partly because its conceit allows the same sort of ..."

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PlayStation Vita battery life: 3-5 hours of gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 15, 2011 7:30am PDT

You'll be able to get 3-5 hours of game playtime out of the PlayStation Vita, Sony has revealed with a new system specs sheet.


"This and 3DS (and iphone etc etc) show that the processing and display tech is moving faster ..."

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PlayStation Suite coming to Android & Vita next Spring

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 15, 2011 6:15am PDT

PlayStation Suite is Sony's platform for bringing games across multiple "PlayStation Certified" devices. Developers will be able to purchase the SDK in November, while content will be distributed next Spring.


Tokyo Game Show 2011 photo tour

By Garnett Lee, Sep 14, 2011 11:25pm PDT

Here's a look at some of the sights from the show floor at the Tokyo Game Show 2011.


"Going on saturday. I'd like to play Forza 4, but not like that, its too high a price :/"

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First Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 Vita screens released

By Xav de Matos, Sep 14, 2011 8:15pm PDT

Capcom has released the first screens for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 for the PlayStation Vita.


"I have SF4 on my 3DS and absolutely love it. It's not the same without a stick but allows me to ..."

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Halo Anniversary adds classic 'Headlong' map

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2011 10:30am PDT

343 Industries announced that the Headlong map from Halo 2 will return as a revamped map called Breakneck. Also, open beta testing for the Halo: Reach title update will begin on October 4.


"It has always been my favorite Halo map, for whatever reason. Sooooo ready for this."

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PlayStation Vita press conference report

By Garnett Lee, Sep 14, 2011 10:00am PDT

Sony focused on the upcoming PlayStation Vita handheld hardware during its pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference.


"I think as a gamer, yes the added functionality of tweeting, facebooking etc isn't that ..."

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Ninja Gaiden 3's 'consequences' teased

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 14, 2011 8:00am PDT

A new trailer from Tokyo Game Show shows the dramatic new direction Team Ninja is taking the Ninja Gaiden franchise for its third outing--the first without the involvement of series creator Tomonobu Itagaki.


"Yup, for what a psycho he is, the NG games have sucked without him."

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Dead or Alive 5 coming to PS3, Xbox 360 in 2012

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 14, 2011 7:30am PDT

Team Ninja is showing no signs of slowing down, announcing Dead or Alive 5 at Tokyo Game Show.


"in time to keep Soul Calibur 5 from monopolizing ridiculous boobs physics"

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Kojima confirms Zone of the Enders and Metal Gear Collections for Vita

By Xav de Matos, Sep 13, 2011 10:27pm PDT

Legendary game director Hideo Kojima has revealed that the HD collections for both Metal Gear Solid and Zone of the Enders are coming to the PlayStation Vita, along with the already announced versions for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.


"They really need to show off some gameplay footage of ZoE. The mech designs are awesome and I ..."

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Final Fantasy X remake coming to Vita and PS3

By Xav de Matos, Sep 13, 2011 10:10pm PDT

During its TGS 2011 conference, Sony and Square Enix revealed that a remake of a game in the popular Final Fantasy series is on the way. No, sadly, it isn't that Final Fantasy VII remake you've all been dreaming about.


"What are you talking about, the PS3 has handled games with a much higher graphical demand then that."

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Sony confirms parts of leaked Vita launch line-up

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2011 10:10pm PDT

Sony presented its slate of launch games for the PlayStation Vita, confirming some that had been leaked earlier in the evening.


"Metal Gear Solid HD Edition, awesome. My interest has perked up upon reading that."

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PlayStation Vita hitting Japan December 17

By Steve Watts and Xav de Matos, Sep 13, 2011 9:25pm PDT

The PlayStation Vita will launch on December 17 in Japan, Sony has announced.


3DS Slide Pad official details released

By Steve Watts, Sep 13, 2011 7:45am PDT

Nintendo has announced that the 3DS slide pad attachment will hit Japan on December 10 for 1,500 yen, or roughly $20. The company also released a list of compatible games.


"Would you talk about your ugly kid who lives under the stairs?"

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