Archive for February, 2011

Winners of the Robot Entertainment Swag Giveaway

Alright, I finally got all the winners for the first come/first serve swag giveaway! It took a little longer to get people to participate than usual, but hey, no need to use up your points or anything this time! Congratulations to the winners:

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The Days Of Split Screen Gaming May Be Coming To An End

Sony showed off a very interesting new feature currently in development for the PS3 this week during an event in London that reportedly “shocked” many of the company’s executives. This new technology is a dual-view 3D mode for the PlayStation 3 that would allow gamers to play against each other in the same room on the same TV without having to use split screen.

Mick Hocking, SCEE senior director ( and director of it’s World Wide Studio’s Stereoscopic 3D Team ) demonstrated the mode briefly with Killzone 3 to a small number of attendess. A tech website called PocketLint had some of it’s guys at the London event. Here’s how they described Sony’s new work in progress:

The technology works in a similar way to Jaguar’s spilt screen television on its dashboard that displays television to the passenger in the car and a map to the driver, but in this case to gamers at home. Player one will see his movements full screen, while player 2 will see his – i.e., something completely different explained Hocking on the technology that could revolutionise gaming at home, on your TV.

Even though the freshly released KillZone 3 was used to demo the new PS3D feature, Sony didn’t elaberate on when consumers can expect to try it out.

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Triple XP for Red Dead Redemption from 10pm to Midnight EST

This tweet just came from Rockstar Games
“By popular demand our next 2-hour #RedDeadRedemption Triple XP session will begin at 10PM Eastern tonight – so get those consoles ready…”

I’m going to try and get on.. anyone want to join me??

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COD: Modern Warfare 3 Reveal Coming in 5 days?? [UPDATE]

Activision has launched a new website with a countdown timer which suggests a possible
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 announcement next week at GDC.

A new teaser website has appeared with a Modern Warfare style countdown. The new site (which you can view here), was found because of dog tags sent out by Activision. The timer will hit expire at 7 a.m. PST on Wednesday, March 2, which just happens to be during next week’s GDC. ThatVideoGameBlog seems to be the first site to have received them and posted this pic:

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