Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi Boxart

Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi is nothing short of a great game. If you went to Comic-Con this year you would know what I’m talking about. They brought everything you liked in the previous games plus an addition of a lot more details, like even more detailed destructive environments,even more characters then in all the previous games, and they even brought in a tag system. If you are a fan of fighting games then this is right up your ally. This game is set to release in October 25, 2011.

Call of Duty $1 Million Dollar Tournament

The $1 Million Dollar Tournament will consist of 32 four-person teams, with each spot earned through qualification rounds. There are multiple ways to qualify, including via Operations in the Call of Duty Elite Beta, via GameStop and live at Call of Duty XP itself for ticketholders. Don’t live in the US? No worries- XP is global, there are slots available for international players too.  Go here for the full breakdown of the 32 slots: http://www.callofduty.com/xp/prequalification.

Those signed up for the Call of Duty Elite Beta will have chances to qualify as follows:

August 5th & 6th 

DRIVER San Francisco – New Multiplayer Trailer

DRIVER San Francisco extends the cinematic, open world car chase experience with a groundbreaking new gameplay feature called “shift.” Gamers will play as Detective John Tanner on a relentless manhunt for crime lord Charles Jericho through the hills of the City by the Bay. With over 120+ licensed vehicles, its timeless setting, unique car handling and renewed playability, DRIVER San Francisco will revitalize the over-the-top car chase experience for the current generation of gaming platforms.

DRIVER San Francisco will be released in the US on September 6, 2011 on the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3 , Windows PC and Mac.

Ubisoft’s From Dust Breaks Day One Sales Record

Ubisoft is pleased to share with you that From Dust on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 has broken record digital sales for Ubisoft after launching worldwide on July 27, 2011. The game had the highest first day sales of any Xbox LIVE Arcade game that Ubisoft has ever released with sales approximately 45 percent higher than Ubisoft’s previous best-selling XBLA release. The pre-orders for From Dust on Windows PC are also tracking very well with a significant number of orders on UbiShop and via other digital channels. From Dust on Windows PC is slated to release on August 17, 2011 and From Dust on the PlayStation Network will be available soon.

First image of Superman: Man of Steel released!

Superman: Man of Steel which is being directed by Zack Snyder and staring Henry Cavill as the man of steel is already looking good just with the image above. Which shows a more darker, gritter Superman then we’re use to, lets hope its as good or better then Zack’s 300. One thing I’ve noticed from the pic is that the cape looks a little too long for me what do you guys think?.

Superman: Man of Steel  is set to hit theaters on June 14, 2013.

First-Ever Call of Duty UK Championship Will Commence This August in London

 

On Sunday 7th August, the finest Call of Duty clans across the UK will go to war for a highly-coveted prize—the privilege of representing Britain’s best at the first ever Call of Duty XP fan celebration in Los Angeles, California on 2nd-3rd September, 2011.

The winning clan (team of four), after fighting to the top spot in a 32-team, double-elimination qualifier, will earn an all-expenses paid trip to Call of Duty XP in Los Angeles and the right to throw down against gamers from around the world in an unprecedented $1 million Call of Duty tournament sponsored by Xbox 360. Also on tap at this one-of-a-kind event is the worldwide reveal of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s highly-anticipated multiplayer mode including first hands on play with it for all attendees, and numerous other Call of Duty fan experiences.

Frogster Reveals European launch schedule for anticipated MMO, TERA

 

Frogster can today announce that TERA, the much anticipated action MMORPG, will launch in Spring 2012. Previously scheduled for 2011, the release has been postponed in order to fully integrate various content updates into the game; ensuring that it will meet the high expectations of both press and fans alike. The extra time will allow new content and features to be implemented into the game.

Players will also get a chance to explore the world of TERA and experience the unique combat system in 2011 with Alpha testing scheduled to begin later this year. At the beginning of 2012 more players will get the chance to see the game with the open Beta testing getting underway in preparation for the final release.

Activision announces a fourth DLC for Black Ops

Looks like Call of Duty: Black Ops has more DLC on the way. The upcoming DLC  is called Rezurrection. Rezurrection will put gamers into orbit with Moon, the final chapter in the Call of Duty Zombies series. Rezurrection DLC includes the new level Moon, which will offer gamers a low-G, lunar battleground. It also comes with four re-mastered Zombie levels: Nacht der Untoten, Verruckt, Shi No Numa and Der Riese, the Zombie factory.

If you bought Black Ops: Hardened or Prestige Edition you’ll get Rezurrection for free. For everyone else, Rezurrection will cost the usual  1200 Microsoft Points.

New Xbox 360?


Photos have surfaced of a new 250GB matted Xbox 360,no word on price or release date but as soon as we hear something we’ll posting it here.

Activision reveals details on Call of Duty XP 2011

As anticipation builds among gamers around the world for Call of Duty XP 2011, Activision  is thrilled to reveal additional new details, including the first images, regarding this first-ever full-immersion Call of Duty fan experience.

The centerpiece of the inaugural Call of Duty event is the massive 32-slot, single-elimination Call of Duty $1 Million Tournament sponsored by Xbox 360. Call of Duty fans around the globe are pre-qualifying now via 2010’s mega-hit Call of Duty: Black Ops. All XP tournament contestants will do battle in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, live in front of thousands of delighted fans. Four Tournament slots will be filled on site at Call of Duty XP, giving attendees a shot at the largest gaming prize purse. The top eight teams will be in the money, with the winning squad pocketing $400,000.

Borderlands 2 Announced


 

Borderlands 2 is the epic sequel to the ultimate four-player Role-Playing Shooter loot fest. Combining invention and evolution, Borderlands 2 features all new characters, skills, environments, enemies, weapons and equipment, which come together in an ambitiously crafted story. Players will reveal secrets, and escalate mysteries of the Borderlands universe as they adventure across the unexplored new areas of Pandora. Fans can get their first glimpse of the bold evolution of the Role-Playing Shooter at Gamescom and PAX Prime 2011 this month

Need For Speed Limited Edition Trailer

Need For Speed The Run Limited Edition

Just like all its games EA can’t help it release a limited edition of any of their games. Need For Speed The Run Limited Edition gives players access to high-tech supercars: the highly anticipated 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S, the 700HP untamed beast known as the Lamborghini Aventador and the fastest, most technologically advanced Camaro ever built, the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. The Need for Speed The Run Limited Edition also serves up five exclusive challenges, offering players the chance to one-up their friends and master their driving skills while earning bonus rewards and achievements.

Leaked pics from the set of The Dark Knight Rises.

The Dark Knight Rises hasn’t been filming long but already their is plenty of footage out on the net. Today we bring you a clear shot of Tom Hardy as Bane. We speculate that Bane’s Mask serves as a delivery system for Venom.Tom Hardy Batman Bane 4

This Saturday in our Call of Duty Black Ops Team Tournament

This Saturday is our Call of Duty: Black Ops  4 vs 4* team tournament signups start around 5 and  the tournament will begin at 6 not 7 as our previous events

here’s the details:

Where: San Diego Microsoft Store at Fashion Valley Mall

When: Saturday 8/6/2011

*If we don’t have enough teams of 4 then the tournament will be switched to 2 vs 2 but we’re pretty confident we are.

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

The House of the Dead: OVERKILL

Naked Terror has you fighting your way through a strip club, the dark and dirty streets of Bayou City and a back roads dive bar. Not only do you have new environments to battle your way through, but you also have new stripper exotic dancer and biker mutants to contend with. But wait, there’s more! The coolest aspect of this new level is who you play as, for this level G and Wash are elsewhere leaving you to take control of Varla Guns (previously an NPC in The House of the Dead: OVERKILL) and her cutestripper exotic dancer friend, Candy.

ACE COMBAT ASSAULT HORIZON Boxart

ACE COMBAT ASSAULT HORIZON  is scheduled for release on October 11, 2011 in North America.

EA announces today EA SPORTS Season Ticket

EA announced today the launch of EA SPORTS Season Ticket*, an all-new program that provides premium benefits for a better gaming experience on five participating EA SPORTS titles. With an annual fee of $24.99 or 2000 Microsoft Points, subscribers will receive four all-new program benefits: access to play all participating EA SPORTS games via a full-game digital download three days before consumers have the option to purchase a disc at retail launch; a 20-percent discount on downloadable game content; free premium web content; and membership recognition. GameStop will introduce EA SPORTS Season Ticket in North America with an innovative multichannel marketing campaign, including its PowerUp Rewards program of more than 11 million members.

Gears of War 3: Horde 2.0


Aww the return of one of the greatest things gears has to offer. Only this time around there is a lot more to do. Besides new stages and enemies there are items to help you at the beginning of each round. You buy them with the points you get for getting kills and how stylish you execute them. Some of these helpful items include turrets, ground spikes, and some barriers. This is just the beginning to all the madness this game is about to unleash.

Ubisoft Releases Just Dance 3 “Just Create” Trailer


Ubisoft debuts its break-through new feature “Just Create” for Just Dance 3 through an all-new trailer. The “Just Create” mode allows players to create and record their own dance choreography via the Kinect where they can save it on their Xbox 360 to challenge their friends in their living room and even share online with their social network. In addition, for the first time on Kinect, the new “Four Player Mode” lets four players dance simultaneously with ‘jump in/jump out’ multiplayer.

Rise of Nightmares GameStop-Exclusive Pre-Order Content Announced

SEGA today announced details of the exclusive US GameStop pre-order incentive for Rise of Nightmares, the upcoming horror experience exclusively for Kinect on the Xbox 360.

Players who pre-order Rise of Nightmares from GameStop’s across North America will receive the following bonus items:

  •  “Mini Zombie” from the game that will interact with the player’s Avatar on the Xbox 360 dashboard
  •  Gamestop-Exclusive Premium theme for their Xbox 360 dashboard, inspired by some of the game’s most terrifying locations
  •  Gamestop-Exclusive Gamer Picture pack that includes a total of ten pictures

Images of our Mortal Kombat Tournament July 30

We held a Mortal Kombat Tournament Saturday July 30 at the Microsoft Store in Fashion Valley Mall.

Check out the images:

1st place winner received 4,000 Microsoft Points; 2nd place received 1,600 Microsoft points, Congrats!

Thank you to everyone who joined us and participated.

Keep checking Fanboygaming.com for more info on our upcoming tournaments.

Also, check out our August and September Tournament Schedule!

Ono-san Teases More Street Fighter x Tekken Characters At EVO


This past weekend during the EVO world fighting finals in Las Vegas, Street Fighter x Tekken producer Yoshinori Ono revealed some short teaser videos hinting at more characters that will be featured in the game. These are now available for you to share with your readers.

Street Fighter x Tekken delivers the ultimate tag team match up featuring iconic characters from each franchise, and one of the most robust character line ups in fighting game history. With the addition of new gameplay mechanics, the acclaimed fighting engine from Street Fighter IV has been refined to suit the needs of both Street Fighter and Tekken players alike. Street Fighter x Tekken is headed to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012, with more details on the PlayStation Vita version in the future.

DICE announces Battlefield 3: The Russian novel

DICE today announced the publication of a novel based on Battlefield 3, one of the most highly anticipated games of 2011. Battlefield 3: The Russian novel is written by the highly decorated ex-SAS operator and best-selling author of Bravo Two Zero, Andy McNab, with co-author Peter Grimsdale. The book tells the back-story of RU Special Forces operator Dima, one of the hero soldiers featured in the Battlefield 3 single-player campaign narrative. Having first-hand experience of the drama and trauma of real war, McNab and co-author Grimsdale bring an authentic voice and heart-wrenching perspective to the story. Like the game, the novel is charged with documentary intensity, high octane action, and ripped-from-the-headlines incursions. Battlefield 3: The Russian paints a picture of a soldier struggling to do whatever it takes to keep himself, and his platoon, alive. The modern military novel will be released alongside the game on Oct. 28, 2011 and will be published by Orion Publishing in Europe.

Halo: Anniversary Terminals Sneak Peak

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