14h ago - Gaijin Games Associate Producer Dant Rambo posted up a video today announcing that Bit Trip's Runner2 is coming to PS Vita on December 17th, 2013.
To quote: Greetings, current and future best friends. For those of you unfamiliar with our humble studio, we're the folks behind the Bit.Trip series, as well as the recently released Bit.Trip Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien.
We also invented the cheese-flavored cough drop, but due to a pending lawsuit, aren't permitted to speak of that.
Since releasing Runner2 for console and PC, we've had countless people ask us about a potential Vita version. This was, as you can surely imagine, very flattering. We were stoked that people enjoyed the game as much as they did, and even more stoked that they wanted to see it on additional platforms (I promise not to use "stoked" again in this post).
This inspired us to give it our all with the Vita version, and to make it just as good as its console counterparts. As it turns out, this wasn't such a difficult task. As any Vita owner can confirm, it's an incredibly powerful platform.
Whether this will be your first time playing the game or you're a seasoned vet, rest assured that no expense...
14h ago - Square Enix Associate Product Manager Mat Kishimoto shared a video today announcing that Lightning Returns and revealing the Final Fantasy XIII Collector's Edition!
To quote: We're thrilled to announce the Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Collector's Edition, which will be available for purchase exclusively through the Square Enix Online Store.
Instead of just throwing together a bunch of cluttered pieces of cardstock, paperweights, or stuff you won't ever look at again, we spent a lot of time coming up with some things we thought you'd really enjoy. In other words, we wanted to make this Collector's Edition just that - something you'd actually want to collect.
Collector Box: As a lifelong fan of the Final Fantasy franchise like many of you, I've always loved the aesthetics of the Japanese cover art. We don't want you to feel forced to import the Japanese copy of the game for obscene amounts of money just for the fantastic cover art, so that's how we came to the decision to choose this specific artwork for the collector box.
80 page Hardcover Art Book: This art book, simply put, is awesome. Everyone is well aware that the Final Fantasy series...
14h ago - Sony Brand Marketing Manager of Emerging Platforms Jamaal Moore is here with this week's PlayStation Mobile update, which features more free games alongside two new releases below.
To quote: We are halfway through our Festive Giveaway promotion now, and I hope that you have been enjoying the free games.
After giving you four great titles over the last two weeks, we are going to give you two more awesome titles this week to carry you through New Year's: Super Crate Box and Fuel Tiracas!
In January, we will announce four more PS Mobile games for our promotion. So keep checking back on the PlayStation.Blog over the winter to find out which games will be free during the remainder of the Festive Giveaway.
Vlambeer's smash hit SUPER CRATE BOX brings back the glory of classic gaming when all that really mattered was getting on that high score list! Hold onto your baseball cap and loosen your pants, it's time to fight endless hordes of enemies and collect every weapon crate you can. Prepare for an arcade delight with tight controls, refreshing game mechanics, cracking retro art and a terribly hip chip tune soundtrack.
14h ago - Housemarque Community Manager Tommaso De Benetti shared a video today announcing that Furmins rolls to PlayStation Vita on December 17th, 2013.
Below are the details and video trailer, to quote: Hi there, Tommaso De Benetti from Housemarque and Alexey Menshikov from Beatshapers speaking. After a minor Q&A setbacks caused by a prank our little furry friends conjured up, we are finally able to confirm the North American release of Furmins on PS Vita!
In Furmins, players will attempt to guide the eponymous and loveable creatures across fiendishly designed levels by rearranging a variety of items in real time with well-coordinated precision. Strategically placed items create pathways and physical chain reactions that guide the Furmins to a basket at the end of the level.
Wondering what happened to the Furmins Kingdom to justify a whole gaming adventure? Here's a quick overview:
The Furmins are a happy race of creatures living a happy, peaceful existence.
Things were rolling along great until the fateful day their benevolent (yet rather large)...
... King fell asleep, rolled over a river forming an impromptu dam and blocked their flow of water!