Chief Executive of Square Enix expects a new Wii to appear in 2011 and the current generation Wii has received a price drop.
Microsoft’s DirectX team has just released its DirectX End-User-Runtimes for August 2009. Their latest update includes the first official release of the DirectX developer resources for Direct3D 11, DXGI 1.1, Direct2D, and DirectWrite.
Whilst the PS3 3.0 firmware update brought an exciting number of new features to the console, by far the most successful has to be the direct link to BBC iPlayer from the XMB.
GTA 5 still hasn’t been announced for this holiday season, and now that the schedule is becoming increasingly crowded, it seems Take-Two are going to take the decision to postpone the release of some of its titles that were due to be released in the holiday season of 09.
Nvidia has been rather excited about the release of Batman: Arkham Asylum, the reason for this is that the game includes some impressive PhysX visuals.
The long awaited Battlefield 2 1.5 Patch has been released! Some of the updates have been needed for a long time, such as the F35B Update and widescreen support. Other updates include the Euro Force and Armored Fury expansions packs – which push the file size to 1.93GB.
Publishers are still having major problems with games appearing for sale ahead of their planned street date. However publishers of late have had a bit of luck, many of the people buying these leaked games are playing them online.
On several websites across the net the PS3 Slim has showed its face for pre-order. Amazon UK are allowing for pre-orders of the games console for £250 which is due to be released on the 1st September. However, sources tell us that in the storerooms of many retailers the all new Playstation 3 is sitting happily whilst they quickly try and budge the old version.
Based on the Geforce 190.62 WHQL Driver, EVGA has just released their latest SLI enhancement patch to support Microsoft’s DirectX Compute.