Digital Gaming News 6


On this week’s issue, Disney gobbles up one of the most famous comic brand, MechWarrior facing a problem with Robotech peeps, an even more price cut on the PS3 slim, Guinness Record Breaker gamer and Phantasy reloaded.

Phantasy Star Portable 2

The huge success of Sega’s Phantasy Star Portable for the PSP paved way to it’s sequel. The sequel is scheduled for release this coming December 3rd in Japan. The game will feature a brand new environment, plot, characters and the missing gameplay part of the previous title which is the internet ad hoc. In this internet ad hoc or rather “Infrastructure Mode”, players will proced to a counter to party-up with other players of the game online. Two characters are already revealed which are Emilia, a 16- yr. old human and Yuto, a 15 yr. old boy from the Cast race.


More Pricecut on the Slim

Yes folks, PS3 Slim is priced under 299 USD which is indeed cheap but DELL has made it cheaper by giving it to the enthusiasts for the price of 250 USD. You can do this by visiting and purchase a Sony PS3 Slim on their site and apply this coupon code: “6FWJ247J1P44CK” to avail of the said offer. The said extravaganza ends on Oct. 31st so better head to DELL and burn your dough there.


MechWarrior on Legal Matters

Harmony Gold, a media company in the US that holds the right to the “ROBOTECH” franchise (Robotech is the counter part of Macross) is proceeding to file a legal action against the title MechWarrior. Harmony Gold demands that the company should put down the MechWarrior 5 Trailer. In 1996, the two companies already had settled their little problems on court and the winner of it was Harmony Gold leaving MechWarrior to fend for themselves on their original Mech Designs. Harmony Gold now claims that MechWarrior is once again trying to do the same act.


Gamer plans to shatter GTA IV Guinness Record
Currently, the game Grand Theft Auto IV is inside the guinness records under the record of playing the game 28 hours straight and is held by Jim Patton. But that was until recently for another guy steps up the ladder and is trying to claim the bounty on it. Apparently, Chiratan Patnaik plans to break by adding two more hours. You can view a stream of it by checking out his blog at


Disney Purchases Marvel Comics
Yes this is not a joke to anyone who is reading this. Apparently, Disney has purchase Marvel Comics for 4 Billion Dollars. More than 5,000 iconic comic book characters will soon be in the hands of Disney, raising serious questions about the future of Marvel video game titles from Activision, Sega, THQ, and the upcoming MMO from Gazillion Entertainment. Under the terms of the agreement, Disney will pay Marvel shareholders $30 per share for their Marvel stock, plus .745 of a share of Disney stock for each share they own.


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