180w ago - Sony Online Community Specialist Locust_Star has announced today that the Midway Carnival, complete with a massive Independence Day event, Alpha Protocol, Toy Story 3 Items and more are hitting PlayStation Home this week.
To quote: The Midway – available Thursday, July 1st – launches with 10 games, over a hundred rewards (including the Darla's Den personal space), and plenty of secrets that you will have to uncover for yourself as you progress through this massive new game space.
Simply collect your tickets from the kiosk at the entrance to the Midway and embark on a journey where a new reward is unlocked for every level of every game you master. Hang out in the space for long enough and you can even be rewarded with more plays for your favorite games (or the ultimate bragging rights at the Meet Darla photo booth).
You can even collect exclusive arcade-style games like Trigger Happy-in-a-Box for the Darla's Den personal space! Just enter the hilarious Tele-Porta-Potty in PlayStation Home's Central Plaza to access the Midway when it launches this week.
For a holiday as important as Independence Day, we wanted to make sure we delivered the best event we possibly could to you, the loyal PlayStation Home community.
229w ago - Sega just released a new walkthrough trailer video from their upcoming espionage RPG title Alpha Protocol.
Alpha Protocol is a third-person action role-playing game, developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Sega. The release date is currently slated for October 6, 2009 on PlayStation 3, XBox 360 and Microsoft Windows.
The game revolves around the adventures of rookie CIA field agent Michael Thorton. After a mission goes awry, he is cut off from all of his contacts and betrayed by his superiors and is being hunted by the United States government.
In response, Michael uses the "Alpha Protocol", though it is normally reserved for more senior agents, and begins to operate undercover, to uncover the conspiracy.
248w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi announced Qore Episode 10's arrival today as follows:
We're in the middle of week five of the PlayStation Network's "Spring Fever" celebration, so pack your bags because we're going island hopping with Qore.
Burnout Paradise One of our favorite racing games will soon receive an expansion pack known as Big Surf Island. Our UK correspondent, Katers, takes a ride with Criterion Games to the new area especially designed to let players to catch big air. She also takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of their expansive studio.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Five years ago, Starbreeze Studios created a great game from the Vin Diesel film. The Qore team travels to Sweden to report on the sequel's development and find out if Starbreeze will strike gold once again.
Alpha Protocol Is it an action/espionage adventure? Is it an RPG? It's both! This ambitious title from Obsidian puts players into the role of an inexperienced but resourceful agent. We visit the development team for an early look at SEGA's...
290w ago - Going 'off the grid' is something we hear a lot of these days. The 'grid' has become choka with everything from shopping list at Tescos to secret government files, usually involving your shopping list at Tescos. The grid isn't the place to be if you're on the run.
The latest Sega game to sneak out of America, that I've been privy too this issue, is based squarely around the idea of going off the grid, or instigating the alpha protocol as fancy spies call it.
Alpha Protocol casts you in the shoes of Michael Thorton, a super spy cut from the same cloth as Jason Bourne and Jack Bauer, and apparently he's just as unlucky as following a botched mission must fight against his former colleagues to prove his innocence.
On the face of it, this is a similar game to Bourne et al, however developer Obsidian is one of the world's leading RPG studios with Knights Of The Old Republic and Midwinter Nights 2 on their CV - games as well respected as Oblivion for scale, script and originality. So, though the action plays out in real time, using a cover fire system close to Uncharted, there's more going on behind the scenes than a comparison deserves.
Alpha Protocol is an action RPG, as such there is a class system close to Fallout 3 in here for you to upgrade. There will...