16w ago - Sony Associate Producer Dais Kawaguchi invites fans to unlock the mysteries of Open Me, which officially arrives on PS Vita today.
To quote: We hope you're ready to think outside the box, 'cause Open Me for PS Vita is available today on PlayStation Store!
We received an amazing response from everyone when we announced Open Me back in March, and we've been listening ever since.
First off, we created a trial version that you can download for free so you can get a feel for the game. Secondly, the trial version includes the multiplayer box mode, so grab your friends and take on the challenge together!
After you've taken Open Me for a test drive, purchase the full 12-pack game for $9.99, or one pack for $0.99. If 12 packs are too many, and one just isn't enough, we created a 6-pack bundle (24 boxes) for $5.49. Enough packs, puzzles, and boxes for you?!
We didn't think so either, so we partnered with three teams in Japan Studio to create three collaboration boxes! If you purchase one pack or more, you'll also get the Tokyo Jungle box, Toro's box, and the Gravity Rush box for free!
The Smart AR in Open Me works especially well when you use the Original AR Marker, so if you have a...
18w ago - Sony PlayStation Public Relations Manager Aram Jabbari revealed today that the Killzone: Mercenary MP Open Beta for PS Vita arrives in late August while the Closed Beta is live now.
To quote: We're excited to announce that the Killzone: Mercenary closed multiplayer beta (for which signups were held a short while ago and already concluded, if you're just tuning in now) is now LIVE. To those who got in, you should already have the necessary information to jump in and get going.
Note: If you received a multiplayer Beta voucher as part of the promotion via PlayStation Home, please note that your voucher is for the Open Beta in late August, not for the closed Beta launching today.
To those of you who didn't get in or are just hearing about this now, worry not: we're going to open the multiplayer beta right on up in late August - details will be coming really soon, so stay tuned.
And really, who doesn't like a good open beta? They're a bit draftier. They let in more natural light. Better for Agoraphobes and such.
Killzone: Mercenary hits shelves in North America on September 10th, 2013.
37w ago - Sony Associate Producer Dais Kawaguchi announced today that Open Me for PS Vita is coming to North America!
Below are the details, as follows: The creative minds in PlayStation C.A.M.P! have created an entirely original puzzle game exclusively for PS Vita, and it's created a strong buzz since its debut at Tokyo Game Show last Fall.
Today, we're announcing that OPEN ME! an addictive augmented reality puzzle game for PS Vita, is coming to North America later this year.
The goal in OPEN ME! is simple - open the box and collect the items inside. This may sound easy, but these boxes are full of traps; players will need to use Vita's augmented reality features to look closely at the boxes from every direction, looking for the slightest hint on how to open them.
By using PS Vita's cameras and smart augmented reality technology, the elusive box will appear on the screen in seconds. Touch the screen to open the box, but be careful, the lids of some boxes are razor sharp and they will shut tight if you fail.
Boxes range from a simple wooden box to a more sophisticated box made of metal, each with its own unique tricks to opening the box. Examples of challenges include stacking colorful boxes from the inside of a larger box, or exploring and disarming a box's security...
91w ago - Following up on our previous article, today Engadget (linked above) reports that Sony's PlayStation Suite will be open to all developers beginning in April with PS Vita support followed by a full SDK coming afterwards.
The PS Suite SDK will allow licensed developers to create and run performance testing on all PlayStation-certified Android smartphones and tablets as well as the PS Vita.
This SDK Beta will be free of charge, while the official version will come later this year and require a $99 annual subscription in return for allowing devs to make their wares commercially available on Sony's platform.
Below is the official Sony Press Release, as follows:
Sony Computer Entertainment to Expand PlayStation Suite by Further Strengthening Support for Content Development
Open Beta Version of SDK to be Released in April, Official Version to be Released Later This Year
TOKYO, March 7, 2012 PRNewswire - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that it will release the open beta version of PlayStation Suite SDK *(1) to content developers in April 2012 and the official version later this year. Through the introduction...
101w ago - Over the weekend PlayStation Vita developer Virtuous Flame has made available OpenCMA, an open-source homebrew application that prevents the PS Vita Content Manager from connecting to the Internet to bypass online and the latest OFW checks.