New ModNation Racers Trailer – Express Yourself

20 November, 2009 PS3, PSN 6 comments

This game looks more and more fun every time I see a new trailer for it! I have always loved playing Mario Kart but never bought my own Nintendo system just for that one game, this is like Mario Kart on steroids, you can make your own tracks and play them online with friends. Due to release sometime in 2010 on the PlayStation 3.

PlayStation Store Update – Europe

19 November, 2009 PS3, PSN, PSP 4 comments

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Snake, Snake? Snake has arrived to the PlayStation Store this week in Europe. The Metal Gear Solid PS One Classic is now available for £7.99/€9.99 and when downloaded you can play it on your PSP or PS3. LittleBigPlanett has a bunch of content also, there is now an Assassins Creed II costume to purchase and Turkey Costume that’s free for a week for your sack. The LittleBigPlanet PSP game is also downloadable from the store. There’s more too, so check out the full list of content after the break.

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PS3 Has Cross Game Invite

I have just discovered that Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2 has cross game invite. I was playing resistance 2 when sand-man sent me a invite from CODMW2. Out of curiousity I tried joining from the messaging service whilst i was playing R2, and when i clicked join, the console asked me if I wanted to quit R2. I clicked yes and then it asked me to insert CODMW2 disk in and click ok, and when i did click ok it sent me into the matchmaking. There was no menus , it was heading straight for the lobby, with the message on screen telling me it was trying to join, but there was a problem at my end where the game crashes at this point. When sand-man tried it whilst he was in uncharted 2 and when he accepted my invite it worked for him. He went from uncharted 2 to CODMW2 with no problem the first time but other times there was problems like the game completely freezing and when you quit the game it reboots the whole system. It seems like there is a glitch in this cross game invite system or it could be a clitch with CODMW2 that needs fixing.
Also you accept to join a game invite from MW2 whilst your not playing any game from the XMB but that one also has a glitch where it gets to the lobby screen then crashes.

I really hope Sony or Infinity Ward fix this issue.

What gets me the most is that the cross game invite has probably been a feature of 3.0 update yet i don’t remember sony saying anything about it, when it was one of the most asked for features.

I guess we will have to see if other game developers in the future use this feature.

Thanks to sand-man for testing this out with me.

Link to the video is below.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Trophy Guide

16 November, 2009 No comments
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Trophy Guide

Bronze Trophy35Silver Trophy13Gold Trophy2Platinum Trophy1Difficulty:
Hardest Trophy:Star 69

Tips Before You Start: To save yourself a lot of time, you may consider starting the story mode on veteran difficulty (you choose the difficulty level at the end of the first level), this way you can get 9 silver trophies in your first playthrough without having to play the story a second time. Play the Special Ops missions with friends to make it easier on yourselves.

Trophy Guide | Achievement Guide

The list of trophies is bronze, silver, gold, and platinum in that order. The trophies are not in alphabetical order, they are in the order the video game publisher chose to put them in for your convince. Trophy Logos on the right side with an “S” by them are secret trophies.

Back in the SaddleBronze Trophy
Help train the local militia.

TIP – Simply complete the first mission, “S.S.D.D.” on any difficulty level in the single-player campaign.

Danger CloseBronze Trophy
Get hand picked for Shepherd’s elite squad. TIP – Simply complete the second mission, “Team Player” on any difficulty level in the single-player campaign.

Cold ShoulderBronze Trophy
Infiltrate the snowy mountain side base.

TIP – Simply complete the third mission, “Cliffhanger” on any difficulty level in the single-player campaign.

Tag ‘em and bag ‘emBronze Trophy
Find Rojas in the Favelas.

TIP – Finish the fifth mission, “Takedown” on any difficulty setting in the single-player campaign.

Royale with CheeseBronze Trophy
Defend Burger Town.

TIP – Finish the seventh mission, “Wolverines!” on any difficulty setting in the single-player campaign.

Soap on a RopeBronze Trophy
Storm the gulag.

TIP – Finish the eleventh mission, “The Gulag” on any difficulty setting in the single-player campaign.

Desperate TimesBronze Trophy
Execute the plan to help the Americans.

TIP – Finish the twelfth mission, “Of Their Own Accord” on any difficulty setting in the single-player campaign.

Whiskey HotelBronze Trophy
Take back Whiskey Hotel.

TIP – Finish the fifteenth mission, “Whiskey Hotel” on any difficulty setting in the single-player campaign.

The PawnBronze Trophy
Assault Makarov’s safe house.

TIP – Finish the sixteenth mission, “Loose Ends” on any difficulty setting in the single-player campaign.

Out of the Frying Pan…Bronze Trophy
Complete the mission in the airplane graveyard.

TIP – Finish the seventeenth mission, “The Enemy of My Enemy” on any difficulty setting in the single-player campaign.

Pit BossBronze Trophy
Run The Pit in ‘S.S.D.D’ and finish with a final time under 30 seconds.

TIP – The best way to do this is with two pistols running through the course looking through the guns sights shooting enemies as you pass through, there’s no time to stop so keep moving but not so fast that you can’t shoot the targets. Try to get two hits in one when possible and switch to your second pistol instead of reloading your first pistol. The video below may help you more with this trophy.

♦ Video Guide

GhostBronze Trophy
Plant the C4 in ‘Cliffhanger’ without alerting or injuring anyone in the blizzard.

TIP – The guys you are forced to kill at the beginning of the level do not count for this trophy, but when you and Sargent split separate ways you cannot alert anyone or injure anybody but the Sargent can who is still helping you from a vantage point, when you land your cross-hairs on somebody, sarge will automatically kill them out front, when you get inside the fenced in area you will have to do some stealth moves around a few people, the video guide below will help you out more.

♦ Video Guide

Colonel SandersonBronze Trophy
Kill 7 chickens in under 10 seconds in ‘The Hornet’s Nest’.

TIP – When you arrive at the market area in the “Hornets Nest” (the area with all the chickens in cages), find a big stack of cages of chickens and toss a grenade at them, than start shooting at nearby cages of chickens that are alive. The grenade should knock out quite a bit of chickens which helps you in kill amounts, if you don’t succeed, kill yourself and try that checkpoint again.

Gold StarBronze Trophy
Earn 1 star in Special Ops.

TIP – Complete any Special Ops mission winning one gold star, the first Special Ops challenge in “The Pit” is easy because all you have to do is complete it to get a star, which should take you about a minute.

Hotel BravoBronze Trophy
Earn 4 stars in Special Ops.

TIP – Can be achieved by playing and completing all four Special Ops missions in the easiest difficulty setting in the Alpha Stage.

Charlie On Our SixBronze Trophy
Earn 8 stars in Special Ops.

TIP – Can easily be done buy playing every Special Ops mission on the easiest difficulty setting in the Alpha and Beta stages.

It Goes to ElevenBronze Trophy
Earn at least 1 star in 11 different Special Op missions.

TIP – Complete eleven different special Ops missions at least on the easiest difficulty and getting one star on each for this trophy. Doing Special Ops missions with a friend can make these missions much easier but they can still be done on your own.

Operational AssetBronze Trophy
Earn all 3 stars in at least 5 different Special Op missions.

TIP – You have to play any five special ops missions on veteran difficulty (3 stars) to get this trophy. The easiest way to complete Special Ops missions on veteran is with a friend.

BlackjackBronze Trophy
Earn 21 stars in Special Ops.

TIP – Possible if you complete nearly every Special Ops on the easiest difficulty at the least, but you can accumulate 21 stars in any way to get this trophy.

Honor RollBronze Trophy
Earn at least 1 star in each Special Op mission.

TIP – Play through every Special Ops mission and complete them all in “Regular” difficulty to get this trophy.

Downed but Not OutBronze Trophy
Kill 4 enemies in a row while downed in Special Ops.

TIP – To be downed in Special Ops you have to be playing with another player. When you get injured you will fall to the ground wielding your pistol, your teammate will have 1 minute to a minute and a half to heal you depending on the difficulty level, while you’re down kill four guys with your pistol before they shoot you even more and you are unable to wield your pistol while down, when you get this trophy, call your friend over the help you back up. It is recommended to play on the “Regular” difficulty setting for quicker and easier kills while downed.

I’m the Juggernaut…Bronze Trophy
Kill a Juggernaut in Special Ops.

TIP – The Charlie Stage of Special Ops is when you first have access to a mission with a juggernaut. Choose “Snatch & Grab” (Regular difficulty recommended). When the mission is loaded a juggernaut will come for you from the right, get out your sniper rifle and kill him (You will know who the juggernaut is by the fact that you are shooting him and he is not dying, he also looks very distinctive). The sniper rifle does a good job at killing the juggernaut. If you die, retry and do the same process until you get this trophy.

Ten plus foot-mobilesBronze Trophy
Kill at least 10 enemies with one Predator missile in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – The simple way to get this is in the “Wolverines!” level in the single-player campaign. When you make it to defending the Burger Town restaurant there will be large groups of enemies rushing from many areas, press the right button to open up the predator missile interface and launch a missile at the center a large group of enemies, you should get it but if you don’t, no worry’s, you will have quite a few times to do this while you are defending Burger Town.

Unnecessary RoughnessBronze Trophy
Use a riot shield to beat down an enemy in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – A quick and easy way to get this is by going into special ops and picking the Terminal level in the Delta Stage, choose “Regular” difficulty and launch the mission, when you start, get your gun, and walk out of the room, some guys to your left will come at you, kill them, now some guys with shields will start to come down the escalator, kill some of them, grab a shield, run up to someone, and beat them down with the shield by pressing down on the right analogue stick. If you don’t have access to this special ops mission, go in the mission select and choose “No Russian” or “Gulag”, choose “Recruit” difficulty and when you find a shield do what was said above.

Knock-knockBronze Trophy
Kill 4 enemies with 4 shots during a slow-mo breach in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – You get many good chances in the mission, “The Only Easy Day… Was Yesterday”. Before you are about to breach any door get out your secondary weapon (SCAR-H Silenced Thermal Sight). This is a powerful gun so shoot four guys in a row with one shot each. If you feel you didn’t get four one-hit kills in a breach, kill a poor hostage to try that checkpoint again. I got the trophy on the second breach in this mission.

Some Like it HotBronze Trophy
Kill 6 enemies in a row using a thermal weapon in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – Kill six people with a thermal weapon, a weapon with a thermal scope. You start off with a thermal weapon as your secondary in “The Only Easy Day… Was Yesterday”, shoot everyone you come in contact with including the breaches, after six kills, you should get this trophy. If you have the Echo Stage for Special Ops unlocked then you have access to thermal weapons when you first start both “High Explosive” and “Armor Piercing”. Play these on “Regular” difficulty to get this easily.

Two Birds with One StoneBronze Trophy
Kill 2 enemies with a single bullet in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – A way to get this is on the single-player mission “Cliffhanger” when you are on the runway and snowmobiles are rushing towards you, shoot at the driver when the front of the snowmobile is facing you and is close to hitting you and the bullet should go through the driver and also hit the passenger, killing them both. If you had no luck, kill yourself and try it again until you get the trophy.

The Road Less TraveledBronze Trophy
Collect 22 enemy intel items.

TIP – Find 22 enemy intel laptops in the single-player campaign. The video guides below will help you find the first 22.

Leave No Stone UnturnedBronze Trophy
Collect 45 enemy intel items.

TIP – Find all 45 enemy intel laptops in the single-player campaign. The video guides below show you how to get intel 22 – 45. for the first 22 intel laptop locations, look at the tip above.

Drive ByBronze Trophy
Kill 20 enemies in a row while driving a vehicle in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – The easiest way to get this trophy is at the “Endgame” level ion “Recruit” difficulty n the single-player campaign since you have access to the boat right when you start, you have unlimited ammo while in the boat so just keep shooting at enemies and enemy boats until you get this trophy. When you finish the game you can always go back to this level in chapter select.

The Harder They FallBronze Trophy
Kill 2 rappelling enemies in a row before they land on their feet in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – Go into Special Ops Alpha Stage (unlocked already) and choose the “Suspension” mission. When you start the mission run on the right side of the bridge by the speed limit sign and you should see a few enemies rappelling off the right side of the bridge, shoot two in a row down before their feet get on the ground. If you didn’t get the trophy, simply restart the mission and do it again.

DesperadoBronze Trophy
Kill 5 enemies in a row using 5 different weapons or attachments in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – In the mission “Team Player”, while you’re in the Humvee, shoot at least one enemy with the turret (1st kill), when you fall out of the Humvee rush in the building ahead of you on your right side and run to the stairs with your pistol wielded and shoot the guy coming down the stairs (2nd kill), quickly pick up the gun he dropped by switching it with your pistol as you won’t need it anymore. Now kill the guy at the top of the stairs coming towards you with your new gun (3rd kill). Switch to your primary and kill the next guy that runs towards you (4th kill). Get the AK-47 Grenadier at the top of the steps and shoot the next guy (5th kill). Now you should get this trophy but if you want to be sure the AK-47 also has a grenade launcher attached to it you can use. It’s recommended that you play this chapter on “Recruit” mode. The video guide below may help you out more if you’re having trouble.

♦ Video Guide

Look Ma Two HandsBronze Trophy
Kill 10 enemies in a row using akimbo weapons in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – Akimbo weapons are duel-wielding weapons. You will usually find these on the ground many times, usually in the form of pistols, run around and shoot people with them to get this trophy, It’s recommended to do it on “Recruit” mode for the single-player campaign on “Regular” mode for Special Ops since it’s easier that way.

No Rest For the WaryBronze Trophy
Knife an enemy without him ever knowing you were there in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – A way to get this is available at all times, go into the Alpha Stage of Special Ops and choose “Evasion” on any difficulty (Regular difficulty recommended). When the mission is loaded, walk forward, you notice four guys ahead of you walking towards you, hid in some bushes and wait for them to walk past you, when they walk past you they will keep walking and eventually stop close to where you started the mission, walk behind an enemy without getting spotted and quickly knife him to get this trophy.

Three-someBronze Trophy
Kill at least 3 enemies with a single shot from a grenade launcher in Single Player or Special Ops.

TIP – A good place to get this trophy early-on is on the second mission in the single-player campaign, “Team Player”. At the start of the mission you’re told to kill enemies across the river with your grenade launcher. Crouch behind the rocks to stay safe, press your left button to equip the grenade launcher and shoot at the enemies across the river (preferably at the stairs they’re running down to the bank of the river. If you have only one round left for your grenade launcher and you haven’t gotten the trophy, kill yourself and try the process again.

For the RecordSilver Trophy
Complete the Single Player campaign on any difficulty.

TIP – Simply finish the single-player campaign. It can be done on any difficulty setting, the main story takes about 5-7 hours and can range depending on your difficulty setting.

First Day of SchoolSilver Trophy
Complete ‘S.S.D.D’ and ‘Team Player’ on Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Finish the first two missions, “S.S.D.D” and “Team Player” on the veteran difficulty setting, your difficulty can be chosen at the end of the first level and it has to be veteran to count.

Black DiamondSilver Trophy
Complete ‘Cliffhanger’ on Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Finish the third mission, “Cliffhanger” on the veteran difficulty setting, your difficulty can be chosen at the end of the first level and it has to be veteran to count.

TuristasSilver Trophy
Complete ‘Takedown’ and ‘The Hornet’s Nest’ on Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Awarded when you finish both the fifth mission “Takedown”, and the seventh mission, “The Hornet’s Nest”, on veteran difficulty, you choose difficulty at the end of the first level.

Red DawnSilver Trophy
Complete ‘Wolverines!’ and ‘Exodus’ on Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Complete both the sixth mission, “Wolverines”, and the eighth mission, “Exodus” on the veteran difficulty setting to get this trophy.

Prisoner #627Silver Trophy
Complete ‘The Only Easy Day… Was Yesterday’ and ‘The Gulag’ on Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Complete the ninth and tenth levels, “The only Easy Day… Was Yesterday” and “The Gulag” on the veteran difficulty setting.

Ends Justify the MeansSilver Trophy
Complete ‘Contingency’ on Veteran Difficulty

TIP – Finish the twelfth mission “Contingency” on the veteran difficulty setting for this trophy.

HomecomingSilver Trophy
Complete ‘Of Their Own Accord’, ‘Second Sun’, and ‘Whiskey Hotel’ on Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Finish missions eleven, thirteen, and fourteen, “Of Their Own Accord”, “Second Sun”, and “Whiskey Hotel” respectively on the veteran difficulty setting.

Queen takes RookSilver Trophy
Complete ‘Loose Ends’ and ‘The Enemy of My Enemy’ on Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Complete mission fifteen, “Loose Ends”, and mission sixteen, “The Enemy of My Enemy” on veteran difficulty.

Off the GridSilver Trophy
Complete ‘Just Like Old Times’ and ‘Endgame’ on Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Finish mission seventeen, “Just Like Old Times”, and mission eighteen, “Endgame” on the veteran difficulty level.

OperativeSilver Trophy
Earn all 3 stars in at least 10 different Special Op missions.

TIP – You have to finish ten Special Ops missions on veteran difficulty (3 stars each) to acquire this trophy. Friends that know what they’re doing can really help you out with this trophy.

SpecialistSilver Trophy
Earn 30 stars in Special Ops.

TIP – Get 30 stars through all Special Ops missions, you have to at least get 23 missions done on easy difficulty and 7 missions done on medium difficulty for this trophy.

ProfessionalSilver Trophy
Earn all 3 stars in at least 15 different Special Op missions.

TIP – Finish fifteen Special Ops missions on veteran difficulty to get this trophy. Do it with a (well-skilled) friend to make it easier on yourselves.

The Price of WarGold Trophy
Complete the single player campaign on Hardened or Veteran Difficulty.

TIP – Luckily you don’t have to go through the game on veteran difficulty to get this trophy, just hardened difficulty is required at least, which isn’t as bad. Keep in mind that you get 9 silver trophies by playing through veteran difficulty though, if you want to get them sooner than later you should just start on veteran difficulty.

Star 69Gold Trophy
Earn 69 stars in Special Ops.

TIP – Fairly difficult to say the least, you have to complete every Special Op mission on veteran difficulty, getting three stars in every one to get this trophy. I cannot stress enough how much easier this trophy can be if you play with a well-skilled friend. Whether it be in online multiplayer or split-screen. Here are some easy tricks for the last few Special Ops Missions on veteran difficulty since you will be placed in the middle of hell on those.

Is That All You Got?Platinum Trophy
Earn all available Trophies for Modern Warfare® 2.

TIP – To get this trophy, you have to get every bronze, silver, and gold trophy for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

PlayStation Store Update – North America

12 November, 2009 PS3, PSN, PSP 7 comments

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The Store updates just keep getting more and more late, don’t they? Anyway, this week Braid comes to PS3′s in North America. Quite a few demos are up for download like the NCAA Basketball 10 Demo and the Inferno Pool Demo. Those Ratchet & Clank fans will be happy to know that there is a dynamic theme waiting for them in the store this week (for a small fee), and much, much more good stuff. The full list of content can be found after the break.

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PlayStation Store Update – Europe

12 November, 2009 PS3, PSN, PSP 2 comments
PlayStation Store Update – Europe

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Today, Europe gets all of the Fallout 3 add-on content for you to finally enjoy, the Burnout Paradise Big Surf Bundle which includes the island with the regular game, The Jak and Daxter: Lost Frontier demo for PSP, and that’s about all worth mentioning this week. The full list of content can be found after the break.

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Onion News Network: Modern Warfare 3 Announced


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NOTE: this is just a joke for laughs and is not meant to be taken seriously. Enjoy!

Got A Modded 360? Look Out!

4 November, 2009 XBL, Xbox 360 39 comments

A quick heads up to anyone using a modified Xbox 360 to play pirated games. Major Nelson has reported on his blog that Microsoft is clamping down on these people and has been banning, and will continue to ban many more accounts if this is spotted. Read his full statement after the break.

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Wolverine To Be Nathan Drake?

Nolan North the voice of Nathan Drake was interviewed on the latest OPM UK podcast and stated he was interested in playing Nathan Drake in the movie, but says he understands Hollywood, and as of right now they are strongly going after Hugh Jackman who is known for playing Wolverine in the X-Men movies.

“I would love to do the movie, obviously I’d love to do it as Nathan Drake, but I’ve done film and television and I understand the reality of the business,” he went on to say,

“Jackman is who I’d like to see. I think the producers would like to see Jackman too, because he has that tough guy exterior, but there’s also a lot going on behind his eyes. A lot of emotion and sensitivity on that brusque exterior, and he has great comic timing. He’s a phenomenal actor.

“I just hope I get a part on the movie so I can work with Hugh.”

PlayStation Store Update – North America

22 October, 2009 PS3, PSN, PSP 7 comments

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This week, North Americans are getting their hands on the first of two demos for Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time, you will be playing Clank this week. Be sure to pick up the Uncharted 2: Among Thieves – Eye of Indra Motion Comic for free to find out what happened in the events before Uncharted: Drakes Fortune. Burnout Paradise is also just $15 for a limited time only. Oddworld games are also PS1 Classics and GTA Vice City and Liberty City Stories are now digital for the PSP. The full list of content is after the break.

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