Euro morning news bulletin – January 31, 2011

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 31 January 2011 09:01 GMT


You may have been drunk all weekend instead of scouring the internet for videogames news. Here’s what happened.

  • Sony’s said its in discussions about bringing already-released PSP UMD games to NGP. Kaz Hirai’s assured you’ll be able to redownload PSP stuff onto the format provided you’re within PSN download limits.
  • Bethesda’s Todd Howard’s said that the Skyrim team look to iTunes for cues when creating the RPG’s menu systems.
  • A Bulletstorm EULA caused a little storm over the weekend by falsely saying that the PC version requires an always-on netcon to play. Thankfully, it was all an error.
  • Visceral’s Wright Bagwell reckons game designers need to stop looking to Hollywood for inspiration in terms of storytelling. He was speaking after the release of Dead Space 2 last week.
  • VG247 relaunches tomorrow. It’s also our third birthday. We’re planning to go live with the new site at about 8.00am GMT, so be sure to check back to see a new design and loads of new features.

Here’s the audio. Now you’re all set.


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