1d ago - Sony Blog Manager Fred Dutton announced that Gran Turismo 6 is officially out on PS3 today, with details from Kazunori on Lunar Racing.
To quote: Today, Gran Turismo 6 takes to the track. In keeping with the series' MO, Polyphony Digital has once again created an incredibly sophisticated and convincing racing simulation, which proudly wears the developer's unconditional love for the automobile on its sleeve.
And alongside the huge roster of new cars available to take for a spin, and the 37 tracks waiting to be mastered, Polyphony has thrown in something of a surprise. For the first time ever in a Gran Turismo title, you have the opportunity to swap the racing circuits of planet Earth for the Moon, and pilot a lunar rover across its surface. Hands up if you saw that coming?
"We had been working for a while on simulating the stars properly in the game, and the moon was being recreated very accurately. While we were working on that, the idea just came out of the blue," recalled Polyphony president and series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, when we caught up with him at the game's launch in Ronda, Spain, earlier this week.
"We thought, 'wouldn't it be interesting if you could drive on the surface of...
4d ago - SideQuest Studios CEO Marcus Pukropski announced that Rainbow Moon is out today for PS Vita fans.
To quote: It's an exciting day for SideQuest Studios and the eastasiasoft team! Our indie role-playing game, Rainbow Moon, is out today for PS Vita. And as promised in my last post, we have a lot of great offers for PS3 Rainbow Moon players and PlayStation Plus subscribers.
Firstly, for new players, we have a trial version of Rainbow Moon that gives you access to the full game for 90 minutes. The trial can be replayed as often as you like and any progress that you make is carried over when you purchase the full game for $14.99.
The latest version of Rainbow Moon adds more than 30 bug fixes, improvements, and new features to the original, including cross save support. Now you can now import old saves and share any new progress between both platforms.
For those of you who already own Rainbow Moon, for a limited time you can take advantage of our PS3 player offer and grab Rainbow Moon on Vita at a 50% discount. PlayStation Plus subscribers can also save 20% during the first two weeks of launch, meaning you can pick up Rainbow Moon for as little as $5.99!
Finally, all Rainbow Moon add-ons support cross buy functionality, so any Rainbow Moon DLC purchased will automatically...
1w ago - Following up on the previous updates, today PlayStation 3 developer brunolee has released a PS3 XMB Mod Manager and updates which allow CFW users to install webMAN by deank, coldboots, gameboots, XMB waves, and more with details below.
1w ago - Sony Brand Marketing Manager of Emerging Platforms Jamaal Moore announced some free PlayStation Mobile games for the holidays today.
To quote: The end of the year is almost here, and we're in a festive mood. Starting today, we will be giving away 10 free games (two each week for five weeks) to all PS Mobile gamers.
Between November 27th and December 18th of 2013, and then from January 8th through January 22nd of 2014, you can download two PS Mobile games to play on your PlayStation Certified smartphone, tablet, or PS Vita for free!
Every week, during the promotional period, we will announce which two games will be free on PlayStation.Blog. Keep checking back with us over the holiday season to find out what the next games in the Festive Giveaway will be.
The first two games, available later today, will be Passing Time and Rymdkapsel.
Passing Time by Honeyslug
Passing Time is a touch controlled football game from the developer behind Frobisher Says! on the PS Vita. Pass the ball and burn the opposition with a blistering fireball, prove your slow motion skills by mastering the rock ball and show off your one touch finesse with the explosive bomb ball.
1w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates, which include Painkiller, Injustice: Gods Among Us (PS Vita) and more below!
To quote: It's a massive week here at SCEE, with PlayStation 4 arriving in just a few days. We'll have a separate post live shortly detailing the full list of launch content.
Of course, it's business as usual for PS3 and PS Vita too, both of which have new content releasing this week, such as Painkiller - Hell & Damnation and Batman Arkham Collection for PS3 and Injustice: Gods Among Us - Ultimate Edition for PS Vita.
And why not take your games even further with a range of add-on content going on sale in the next few weeks. Starting today until 23rd December, each week we'll be offering discounts on DLC for a number of titles. The first wave begins with savings on skin packs for the oh-so-good Batman Arkham City, more characters for Mortal Kombat and new threads for Tales of Graces f.
Finally, don't forget to download your PS Plus titles for December, which go live when the Store updates!
New PlayStation Network content
Content list is subject to change - please stay tuned to your weekly Store Update for the most up to date listings. Listed savings are approximate,...