Daily Gaming: January 27, 2011

Big day for gaming news thank to Sony's conference early this morning. As you all know by now the company released details of their Next Generation Portable (NGP) and the new PlayStation Suite which will be released soon for all Android 2.3 devices and above. We also have new screenshots of Shift 2 Unleashed, the release dates for a host of new titles, details on a new PS3 update, the upcoming patch for Mass Effect 2 and The Hysteria Project 2 on the iPhone and iPad.

General News

Need for Speed Shift 2 Screenshots

EA have sent over a new batch of screenshots for Shift 2 Unleashed. The game is due out later in the year and judging from the graphics it should be a pretty hot title. You can check out all the screenshots in the gallery at the bottom of the page.

Release dates for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Brink, Hunted and RAGE announced

The Bethesa blog just released the release dates for a selection of their upcoming titles. Firstly the first person shooter Brink will be released on May 17th in America and on May 20th in Europe. Hunted, an action adventure title is due for release on June 1st in America and June 3rd in Europe. ID software RAGE, which probably needs no introduction at all, is set for release on September 13th in America and on September 16th in Europe. Finally The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is set for worldwide release on November 11th.

For more information check out Hunted at www.HuntedTheGame.com, Brink at www.BrinkTheGame.com, RAGE at www.RAGE.com, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at www.ElderScrolls.com.

PlayStation 3 News

Mass Effect 2 Save Game bug fixed

A bug which has affected the PlayStation 3 version of Mass Effect 2 which corrupted some players save games has been fixed and passed onto Sony for certification according to Eurogamer. The patch also fixes a number of other smaller issues with the game and improves loading times.

PS3 System Software Update (v3.56)

A new PlayStation 3 system software update, v3.56, will be released soon. This is a minor update that adds a security patch that is likely to patch the recent hacks that have been doing the rounds, albeit temporarily.

iPhone/iPad/iPod touch News

Hysteria Project 2 Released

Horror title Hysteria Project 2 has been released on the iTunes App Store. The game features lots of live-action video and has you following the clips while having to make the correct choices and the right time. The first title was very popular on the store and the second doesn't look like it will be any different. Hysteria Project 2 is out for both the iPhone and the iPad and priced at $1.99 on both formats.

Remember that you can discuss all of these games and more on our Gaming forums here at Neowin.

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