Sony Ready To Bring Back Playstation Store Soon?

Sony  has sent out a memo to their publishing partners detailing the official date of when we can enjoy our free games. According to the memo sent by Sony every playstation loyalist can expect the store to be back online on May 24th. That is if Sony doesn’t run into any speed bumps on the road. Any games or items that where suppose to be out by now that have been delayed by the security breach will be released in time. You can expect everything to be released in stages over the following weeks, rather than all at once.

Activision to premiere Modern Warfare 3 during the NBA playoff May 23

A post on the Modern Warfare 3 Facebook page announces the game’s world premiere is set for May 23 during “game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on ESPN.”

Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation Coming to Windows PC

Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation will be available on June 2nd for Windows  PC. Escalation features four new multiplayer maps and an unprecedented Zombie experience, featuring famed director George A. Romero, Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Rooker and Danny Trejo, as well as an original music track from Avenged Sevenfold titled “Not Ready to Die.”

 

The Escalation content pack’s new multiplayer maps include:

  • “Hotel,” where players battle it out on the roof of a Cuban luxury hotel and casino against the vivid backdrop of old Havana

Ignited and NOX Audio team up

Ignited has been selected as the creative agency of record for NOX Audio, the direct-to-consumer brand of Solteras Inc., a developer of leading-edge audio and acoustic products for companies including Microsoft, JBL Harman and Motorola. Awarded without review, Ignited’s scope of work for NOX Audio will consist of creative, digital, video and retail initiatives.

 

Ignited will help bring the NOX brand name and the company’s first branded products – the NOX Specialist, NOX Negotiator and NOX Scout – into homes across America. Ignited also will help launch the NOX Admiral, a high-end wireless headset, and the NOX Admiral Touch, which features an added LCD touchscreen that runs on Google’s Android operating system – a first in the audio industry. The Admiral Touch was ranked as one of the “Best of CES 2011” in January.

Blake Griffin Tries To Land a Role in RAGE


NBA Los Angeles Clipper and All-Star Dunk Champion, Blake Griffin is not just a superstar athlete. Now he’s making a bid to land a role in the forthcoming video game RAGE – the latest first-person shooter game from the legendary game designers at id software (DOOM and QUAKE) releasing September 13, 2011.

Cavs get the 1st pick. Trying to put Lebron James era behind them

Everybody remembers “the decision” AKA Lebron James taking his talents to south beach, Lebron jumping ship, call it whatever you want all I know is that it was the worst possible thing that could had happen to the Cleveland Cavaliers. On tuesday evening the Cavs began the process of putting all of that behind them when they won the NBA draft lottery and were awarded the 1st and 4th pick of the NBA draft for this upcoming June 23rd. There is no player in this years draft like a Lebron James, John Wall or a Blake Griffin but there is a good crop of players with legitimate talent that will help the Cavs be more competitive.

Closed beta testing of Elements of war online has begun

 

The call goes out now to all fans of strategy games from North America and Europe to join closed beta testing of gamigo’s free-to-play real-time strategy game Elements of War Online.

On the tactical map, thousands of players can fight for control of 50 territories simultaneously. This results in a continual shift in the balance of power between the Russian and American forces.

Duke Nukem History of a Legend – Chapter 1 & 2

Resistance 3 Box Art Revealed

Evil Controllers “Win 2K Microsoft Points” Promotion

Evil Controllers is offering everyone the chance to win 20,000 Microsoft points.  The contest began on April 26, 2011 and will continue until June 01, 2011 at 11:59 (MST). There is no purchase necessary to enter to win this great prize! to enter go to Evil Controllers website, www.evilcontollers.com, and submit their email to the on-screen instructions after selecting the “Win 20K Points” tab. The winner will be selected from all eligible entries through a random drawing.

Dead Island Teaser “Part 1: Tragedy Hits Paradise”

Don’t forget to join us this Saturday for our Modern Warfare 2 4 vs 4 team tournament

This Saturday is our Modern Warfare 2 4 vs 4 team tournament  sign ups start around 6 tournament should begin at 7.

here’s the details:

Where: San Diego Microsoft Store at Fashion Valley Mall

When: Saturday 5/20/11

As always all our events at the Microsoft Store are free with prizes going to the winners.

feel free to RSVP at Events@fanboygaming.com to lock in your team.

Infinity Blade: Arena goes live this Thursday

Infinity Blade: Arena, will go live this Thursday. The new update is full of all sorts of new, exciting additions, including a Survivor mode where you battle a legion of Titans to see how long you can last. There are also updates to the single player mode, as well. Here’s some tidbits from the announcement:

Infinity Blade: Arena

  • Enter the Arena:  Assuming the role of Titan or Knight, Infinity Blade fans can now challenge their friends to multiplayer matches online via Game Center!
  • Survivor Mode: Players face off against a legion of Titans to see how far they can go!

Nintendo and Best Buy are teaming up

Nintendo and retail partner Best Buy are collaborating to give Nintendo 3DS owners customized, automatic wireless access at some 1,000 select Best Buy store locations nationwide beginning June 7. Once connected, the service will provide access to a variety of fun content via the system’s built-in Wi-Fi functionality, including the new SpotPass feature. The Best Buy service will also include exclusive offers as well as additional entertainment content such as gaming extras and movie trailers. Nintendo 3DS, which lets people see 3D visuals without the need for special glasses, launched March 27 at a suggested retail price of $249.99.

Duke Nukem Coming To OnLIve

 

On May 11th 2K Games and Gearbox Software’s announced that the highly anticipated Duke Nukem Forever will be available on OnLive the instant-play video games game service. Duke Nukem Forever will be ready for instant play starting at 12:01 a.m on June 14

Press Release:

Come Get Some: OnLive Launches Duke Nukem Forever® on June 14

Free OnLive® Game System or Free OnLive Game with Duke Nukem Forever pre-order!

PSN Customer Appreciation Program in North America

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Sony will soon turn on the Playstation store that all the loyal fans can get some free stuff. Below is more information on Sony’s and Qriocity customer appreciation program.

Now that some PlayStation Network and Qriocity services have been restored and you’re once again enjoying online gaming and entertainment, we’re happy to provide details about the “Welcome Back” appreciation program for customers in North America. We developed the program as an expression of our gratitude for your patience, support and continued loyalty during the service outage. From all of us at PlayStation, thank you and welcome back!
This package will be made available to all existing registered PlayStation Network and Qriocity users in North America (US and Canada), and will be made available shortly after we have fully restored the service. More specific details about these offers and eligibility requirements will be posted as the services go live.

Duke Nukem Forever Demo announcement

2K Games and Gearbox Software are overly-excited to announce that eager Duke Nukem First Access Club members will be the first to properly stimulate their joysticks playing the demo* of the highly-anticipated Duke Nukem Forever beginning June 3, 2011. Over 15 years in the making, Duke Nukem Forever’s historical arrival will happen on June 10, 2011 internationally and June 14, 2011 in North America on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. Gamers can experience this watershed moment and become a part of history by playing one of the most anticipated games of all time. The big question everyone will ask is “Where were you the first time you played Duke Nukem Forever?” – and the only way to play the game before launch is to be a member of the First Access Club.

Gears of War 3 Limited Edition Boxart

WB announces Gotham City Impostors

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Gotham City Impostors, an original download-only first-person shooter where players battle for control of an unhinged Gotham City overrun by impostors inspired by the DC Comics characters Batman and The Joker. Developed by Monolith Productions, the game will be available in the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360, Windows PC and PlayStation Network.

Your Minecraft world will never be this good

I play Minecraft and know what it takes to build stuff and I’ve seen this like 10 times now and all i can say is wow……

Amazing Gears of War 3 Editions announced

Limited Edition ($79.99 US) – The must-have for fans who want to celebrate the culmination of the trilogy, the Limited Edition includes:
• An Octus Award Box with Octus Service Medal – A 1:1 match in size and weight, this zinc-alloy cog-shaped medal replicates the award given to Adam Fenix in recognition of his work on the Hammer of Dawn. [Dimensions: 77 mm (3 in.) x 10 mm (0.4 in.)
• Exclusive Unlockable Adam Fenix Multiplayer Character – Each Octus Service Medal replica is engraved with a unique Xbox LIVE code that is the only way to unlock Adam Fenix in multiplayer.
• A fabric COG Flag – Proud colors that once flew above the House of Sovereigns.
• The personal effects of Adam Fenix, including his “Last Will and Testament,” the initial Hammer of Dawn schematic, and other Fenix family mementos.

Weekly Nintendo Downloads

Virtual Console

CHRONO TRIGGER
Original platform: Super NES
Publisher: Square Enix
Players: 1
ESRB Rating: E10+ (Everyone 10 and Older) – Mild Fantasy Violence
Price: 800 Wii Points
Description: A young man is transported into the past, altering the course of history and the outcome of the future. He has to find his way home, but first he must travel to the outer edges of time to repair the world’s chronology. On the way, he encounters strange friends and foes, uses incredible devices and vehicles, and penetrates and neutralizes the fortresses of the past, present and future. A paradox has been created. If he does not restore the order of time, nothing will ever be the same. He is the one who will become a hero. He is Crono.

Our Mortal Kombat Tournament May 14

We had another Mortal Kombat tournament at the Microsoft Store in Fashion Valley Saturday May 14 and we had a blast!

Check out images of the event:

During the event, there was a special station for whoever wanted to play Gears of War 3 beta, while waiting their turn to play Mortal Kombat.

There was a 1st and 2nd place winners, 1st place got 4,000 Microsoft points and 2nd place got 1600 Microsoft points.

Jacob won 2nd place (left) and Ernesto got 1st (right) Congrats!

PSN update

Here ‘s a video of Kazuo Hirai explaining whats going on with PSN and also a link to the map of the U.S of where the PSN is going to be restored first when they do.

Map.

PS3 PSN Update

PlayStation blog has release an update regarding the PSN outage here’s what they announced.

We have been working on a new PS3 system software update that requires all PSN users to change their password once PlayStation Network is restored. The update (v3.61) is mandatory and is available now.

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