PES 2013: Champions League and Europa League licenses extended for another season

August 20, 2012 · Filed Under Consoles, News, Sport · Comment 

Konami Digital Entertainment announced it has extended its exclusive agreement with UEFA for the use of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League competitions in its Pro Evolution Soccer series.

The publisher has also bolstered various licences for use within its forthcoming PES 2013 title, with the Spanish league licensed in its entirety, while all the clubs from Italy’s highest league are also included.

KONAMI has also sourced individual agreements with Manchester United, Bayern Munich, FC Porto, AEK Athens, Galatasaray Istanbul, Shahktar Donetsk, FC Kopenhagen, Zenit St Petersburg, CSKA Moscow, RSC Anderlecht, Dinamo Kyiv and Dinamo Zagreb among many others. Overall, 150 licensed teams are now available, with 17 more licensed national squads added, including the likes of England, Italy, Germany and France. Details on additional licences will follow. Read more

Blacklight: Retribution – Play for a Chance to Win $1,000 a Day

August 17, 2012 · Filed Under News · Comment 

Perfect World Entertainment Inc. today announced the start of the $30,000 cash prize sweepstakes event 30 Days of Fight for the hit first-person shooter Blacklight: Retribution.

The 30 Days of Fight promotion awards $1,000 each day for 30 days to lucky Blacklight: Retribution players. Shooter enthusiasts can enter the sweepstakes by signing up on the official Blacklight: Retribution site and completing in-game matches. Completing a match awards a player one Fight Ticket, and winning matches grants an additional Fight Ticket. Eligible $1,000 winners are chosen from the pool of players who have earned at least one Fight Ticket or whom have mailed in an entry form. Earning more Fight Tickets increases a player’s odds of winning. There is no limit to the amount of tickets players can earn per day, and a player can win multiple days. Entry and play is completely free.

“Following Blacklight: Retribution’s successful Steam launch, we are excited to offer a new level of reward for our players,” said Clifton Chu, Product Manager, Perfect World Entertainment. “With the rise of eSports and professional gamers, we hope to give our players a taste of what it’s like to earn real money just by playing a game they already enjoy.” Read more