In the News #14 – 1/29/2008

Daily news for January 30th, 2008.

  • Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is hitting PlayStation 3 consoles on April 17th. The game will set you back $39.99 and will be available via download or disc. It is a Playstation 3 exclusive. Read more on IGN.
  • Valve has released its publishing and development tools – the same ones used on Half-Life 2 and The Orange Box – for free on its Steam download network. We’ll try and have more information later.
  • The Turok demo for North America’s Xbox Live has finally arrived. The demo was released on the Playstation Network and other Xbox Live regions about 2 weeks ago.
  • Ubisoft announced today the release of the Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter® 2 Co-op Collection. This download is a new downloadable content (DLC) package for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 for the Xbox 360. It is now available on Xbox Live. Read more about the details on IGN.
  • PSP Update 3.9 is here with Skype. The is some bad news though, the Skype feature will only be available to PSP Slims. Skype is not compatible to run on the old version PSPs. Also in 3.9, Support for Playstation Network titles has been expanded. (It looks like I won’t be able to use Skype.)