3w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Sid Shuman made available a video today while talking to Hideo Kojima about Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes on PS4.
To quote: Set after the events of Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker but before those of the upcoming MGS5: The Phantom Pain, MGS5: Ground Zeroes gives the player total control over how, where, and when to execute espionage-focused operations.
Playing as Snake, aka Big Boss, players will sneak into enemy encampments, stalk targets, interrogate enemy agents, and recover secret intel while piecing together the game's story mission by mission. The result is an open, fluid adventure that will play out a little differently each time.
On PS4, Kojima's proprietary FOX Engine coats the game in a convincing layer of next-gen grit. Eerily lifelike character animations bring new punch to the game's CQC, while a new global lighting system means that day and night pass realistically, complete with changes to guard behavior and visibility.
Engine brings a host of other benefits, including an upgraded weapon physics system that accounts for bullet drop. This will be a profound change for fans of the tranquilizer gun and other low-powered projectile weapons, which now require far more finesse to use at extreme distances.
3w ago - Konami Social Media Manager Dalton Link announced today alongside some video footage that Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is getting a PlayStation-exclusive Deja Vu Mission.
To quote: Metal Gear Solid and PlayStation are two brands that have been bound for greatness since the beginning. And isn't it fitting that, in the wake of the eighth Metal Gear game to grace PlayStation, we've decided to go back to the start, in a big, big way.
We're proud to announce that Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes will be coming to PS3 and PS4 with the exclusive Deja Vu throwback mission! By setting up shots from scenes based on the events of the past, you'll be recreating the events of Shadow Moses as you take control of Naked Snake as he tackles Camp Omega in totally new, yet oddly familiar conditions.
From Genome Soldiers to Hind D helicopters and FOXDIE, you'll be seeing old faces and new twists that will have you shouting TIME PARADOX by the end.
Also, check out a lengthy demo of Ground Zeroes running on PS4, below!
8w ago - Sony PlayStation Store and Plus Content Manager Chris Howe is here with the PS Plus content updates for November, 2013 below.
To quote: Hi everyone! It's that time again where I have the pleasure of announcing the upcoming goodies coming your way courtesy of PlayStation Plus. We have a couple of huge PS3 games this month as well as two PS Vita classics to keep you entertained as the nights start to draw in!
New PlayStation 3 games:
First up this November we have Konami's masterpiece Metal Solid Rising: Revengeance. Set four years the events of Metal Gear Rising 4: Guns of the Patriots, you must take up the role of Raiden, a cyborg who confronts the private military company Desperado Enforcement.
Developed by the crack team at Platinum Games, this is one of the wildest, most entertaining pure action titles of this console generation.
Next, we've teamed up with our friends at Capcom for a title I'm personally very excited about: Remember Me.
The setting is Neo-Paris, 2084. Personal memories are now digitised, bought, sold and traded. You take on the role of Nilin, a former elite memory hunter with the ability to break into people's minds and steal or even alter...
33w ago - Project Coordinator Takeshi Yamanaka announced today that Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R arrives on PS Vita tomorrow!
Below are the details, to quote: It was love at first sight. This is my story of how the PS Vita version of Guilty Gear game to life, and why I thought PS Vita and Guilty Gear were a match made in heaven.
When I first opened the the dev unit for the PS Vita, I was seduced by the screen's beauty: high resolution, saturated colors, and the quick response time all contributed to my next thought: "I'm sure 2D fighting games would look beautiful on this baby."
That was when it all began. At the time I was the coordinator and director of BlazBlue, if only by title, so I wasn't directly involved in the development of the PS Vita version; nevertheless, I heard stories from our dev teams and needless to say, they, too were impressed with Vita's performance.
The idea of bringing Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus to the Vita was tossed around during meetings and in the office, but the general consensus of our top brass was that it wouldn't have much of an impact, and the idea was shelved.
I think it was in Spring of 2012, a little while after Guilty Gear on the Vita was shelved. Our Arcade release of the game underwent major balance changes, (+R) at which...
VR Missions are a Metal Gear Solid staple, and we're pleased to offer these exclusively to PlayStation fans in North America.
In these 30 all-new VR missions, you'll test your blade skills in a host of new challenges. Get ready to face off against METAL GEAR Ray, fend off sliders with machine gun turrets, infiltrate as dwarf gekko and much more. The 30 missions feature a host of different challenges and it'll take real skill to conquer them all.
To kick off the launch of the downloadable content release for Metal Gear Rising:...