The Flying Dutchman: Assassin's Creed IV's Second Multiplayer Event

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21w ago - Ubisoft Annecy Community Developer Valentin Pasquier-Desvignes announced news today on The Flying Dutchman: Assassin's Creed IV's Second Multiplayer Event.

Below are the details, to quote: Since our first Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag multiplayer event, Under Control, we've seen the AC4 community continue to grow. So we've got a new one: The Flying Dutchman!

Starting this Friday, 11/29 and going through Sunday, 12/1, assassins across the community will compete to capture Artifacts and bring them back to their base in a special Artifact Assault mode (we've got the breakdown on the specific rules below).

During the duration of the event, you'll be provided with objectives to complete, and each of these objectives will unlock exclusive content.

In this event, Artifact Assault mode will deactivate melee kills, so your only way to kill will be to take aim with the deadly pistol. Team play is mandatory to deliver the artifact to your base, so strategize to support your carrier using Sabotage, and prevent your enemies from using their ranged Pistol attacks!

In addition to the new mode, you'll have specific objectives with their own rewards to challenge yourself with. Some are individual goals, and others are a wider community goal; check out the breakdown below:...
 

Sony PS Mobile Updates: Fly the Friendly Skies in Unicorn Savior

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33w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Paul Sullivan is here with this weeks Sony PS Mobile updates, which include flying the friendly skies in Unicorn Savior.

Below are the details, as follows: Every Tuesday, there are new games, apps, and updates added to PlayStation Mobile. Unicorn Savior and Reflection Speed Game launched this week. There are also updates to Shooting Star Featured and Sukelook.

New Releases

Unicorn Savior ($3.79)
Choose your weapons wisely and defend your ship in this intense, side-scrolling shooter. Enemies will try to attack you from all sides and distances, so be on your guard.

Reflection Speed Game by Toshinori Tamashihro ($0.79)
Test your reflexes out in this simple, yet interesting game. Lots of fun for you, your friends, and your family.

Updates

Sukelook by SeazDevelop ($1.49)
Shooting Star Featured by teasoft ($4.99)

PS Vita owners can download these games from the PlayStation Mobile section of PlayStation Store; Owners of PlayStation-certified devices such as the Sony Xperia Z smartphone, Wikipad, or Sony Xperia Z tablet, can obtain them through the PlayStation Mobile Store for the same price.

Click here...
 

Video: Ride, Die, and Fly in Starhawk Vehicle PlayStation 3 Trailer

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106w ago - SCEA PR Manager Eric Levine has shared a new Ride, Die, and Fly Starhawk vehicle trailer for PlayStation 3 fans today!

To quote: With just over a month until our May 8th release, the time to fully experience the virtual glory that is Starhawk is rapidly approaching.

We figured what better way to raise the excitement level than to give you a first-hand look at some of the different vehicle options you'll have at your disposal when this innovative third-person shooter hits stores next month.

We've said from the very beginning that Starhawk will have a broad range of intense air, ground, and vehicular combat so I think our new Ride, Die, and Fly trailer will certainly drive that point home.

First up is the Sidewinder JetBike - basically a quick-strike hoverbike that's very fast, perfect for crazy jumps and a lot of fun to drive.

Next, the Razorback, which is similar to a buggy vehicle, a sturdy 4x4 that carries up to three players and comes with a mounted gun on the back, perfect for picking off Outcast scum in a hurry.





The Ox Heavy Tank is one of my favorites. The name basically says it all, right? It's a burly vehicle that's great for bombarding bases. It's...
 

Video: Who's That Flying?! Hits PSN Tomorrow for PS3 and PSP

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179w ago - Today Who's That Flying Writer/Producer Jim Griffiths has shared a video trailer and let us know that the PlayStation Minis title will be hitting PSN tomorrow for the PS3 and PSP consoles.

To quote: We're very, very pleased to announce that our second minis game, "Who's That Flying?!" goes live tomorrow on the PlayStation Store!

With "Who's That Flying?!", we've combined side-scrolling shooting action with elements of tower defence and even some up-close and personal quick-time events for the super-dramatic moments!

What that means is that the character you control, the "Guardian of Earth" is pretty much invulnerable, blasting enemies apart and grappling giant bosses with ease - but the cities you are defending are hugely vulnerable. So your goal is not to survive, but rather to stop too many enemies getting past you and destroying your cities.

Check out the all-new, full trailer for the game!





The story starts out with the Guardian of Earth on trial for allowing the invasion to take place; each level is played out as a flashback as you submit your version of events... in the most dramatic way possible!

The game will become available today on the PS3 and PSP worldwide for the price...
 

Video: Fly Fu & Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter Hit PlayStation Minis

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193w ago - SCEE PSP European Product Manager Adam Grant has revealed today the latest additions to PlayStation Minis, namely Fly Fu and Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter, along with some video footage of each.

To quote: We have another two minis out this week for fans of all creatures great and small.

Fly Fu

Fly Fu is a side-scrolling beat-'em-up game with characters designed from photographs of dead insects mixed with doodle art.

Your girlfriend, Kate Moth, a fluffy moth was kidnapped by evil spiders and dragged away to the suburb. But do not fear as you are not a common housefly, but one that is trained to fight. Being a Kung-Fu master, only you can save your love from the claws of the evil insects.





The game features five chapters, each ending with a unique boss, as you fight against the strongest members of The Cuticulous Gang.

Features:

• Watch the famous 'dead fly art' in smooth motion.
• Fight your way through bees, wasps, lady bugs and more than 20 different insects.

Get really mad at insects bugging around and GO BERSERK!
Arm yourself with matchsticks and needle-pins to gain more fist power.
Put your endurance to the test in survival mode.
 







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