2w ago - Sony Junior Product Manager Thaddeus Morse announced that Journey Collector's Edition for PS3 launches on Blu-ray tomorrow.
To quote: For those of you who still haven't experienced Journey, or for those of you that have and want more, I'm excited to say I have good news for you. As we mentioned last month, the Journey Collector's Edition Blu-ray disc will be available to purchase tomorrow.
We've been talking quite a bit with developer thatgamecompany leading up to this launch and Aaron Grommesh, the studio's Community Manager wanted to chime in:
"We're excited that the Journey Collector's Edition will be coming out on disc across the SCEE region. Through the huge support of fans of Journey and some awesome people at Santa Monica Studio and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, this has become a reality.
"This collection contains everything we did for over half a decade and has some great insights and views of the studio throughout the three PSN games and three GameJam games. We hope that you'll treasure this collection, as it's a first of its kind for downloadable games on the PS3."
22w ago - Capcom Community Manager Greg Moore has announced alongside a Face Your Demons video trailer that DmC Devil May Cry officially hits Blu-ray and PSN today!
Below are the details, to quote: The time to face your demons has arrived! DmC Devil May Cry for PlayStation 3 is in stores now, and downloadable from PSN in a day-and-date digital release.
We're really delighted with the final project and I think Ninja Theory did an amazing job of combining existing elements of previous DmCs, while injecting their own flavor into the franchise.
Players can definitely expect to see both radically new elements and returning staple elements from past Devil May Cry games.
New to the gameplay are the Demon and Angel powers, which allow (and demand) Dante to switch fluidly between separate sets of abilities and weapons. The Demon side delivers heavy-hitting but slower attacks, while the Angel side unleashes swift area attacks that are relatively low damage.
Dante can now also use grappling chains to propel himself, enemies, and other objects between two points, allowing for a new emphasis on positioning, crowd control, aerial combat, and some flashy traversal.
As far as the gameplay experience, you'll see a return to the series' trademark mixture of gunplay and swordplay...
36w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager Anthony Caiazzo has announced today that those who pick up Total Recall on Blu-ray will also get a God of War: Ascension single-player demo!
Below are the details, to quote: Hello God of War fans! Sony Santa Monica is very excited to be teaming up with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to get you some exclusive hands-on time with God of War: Ascension on December 18th.
For a limited time, when you purchase the Director's Cut Total Recall Blu-ray and Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack you will receive the E3 2012 God of War: Ascension Single Player demo.
Both Blu-rays feature the Extended Directors Cut, which includes 20 minutes of new footage not shown in theaters, including an alternate ending and over 1.5 hours of special features and Blu-ray exclusive content.
The God of War: Ascension Single Player demo is available with this special offer on the Blu-ray hybrid disc.
The demo includes the new gameplay mechanics and combat systems we showed off earlier this summer, so you can get a taste all of the brutal action before the game launches next March.
Sharpen your blades and stay tuned for more exciting updates on God of War: Ascension!
36w ago - Bethesda Softworks Global Community Lead Matt Grandstaff has announced today that Dishonored will unleash supernatural powers tomorrow on Blu-ray and PSN.
To quote: In one day, we will release Dishonored, our new first-person action game developed by the talented team at Arkane Studios. Dishonored puts you in the role of Corvo Attano, bodyguard of the Empress of Dunwall.
A pretty good gig... until you're falsely accused of killing her, kidnapping her daughter, and subsequently imprisoned and tortured by the sinister Lord Regent. Despite this, you remain the best hope for saving Dunwall, where plague is rampant and the city is on the verge of dystopia.
Early in your adventure, you will receive "The Outsider's Mark" -- a mysterious tattoo on your left hand that grants you supernatural abilities. As you progress through the game, this mark will allow you to unlock new abilities, each of which can be upgraded to a second level for improved functionality.
Below is a look at two of the development team's favorite abilities:
Devouring Swarm summons a vicious swarm of rats that will consume corpses...