5d ago - Guerrilla Cambridge Lead Designer Gareth Hughes posted up a video today that demonstrates the Single-Player and Multiplayer modes in Killzone Mercenary for the PS Vita handheld.
Below are the details, to quote: Single Player: Lightning Strike
Two years after the Helghast attack on Vekta, the ISA are taking the battle to Helghan, their fleet gathering above the capital Pyrrhus.
You are Arran Danner, a mercenary currently under contract to the ISA. Your mission is to infiltrate a battery of Arc cannons and direct their fire away from the ISA fleet, instead targeting the Helghast cruisers overhead and opening a way into the city. This is critical to enabling the invasion of Pyrrhus to begin in earnest.
The covert nature of your mission commences with a wing suit drop into the facility; the only way to avoid detection by Helghast surveillance. Once inside your objective is to locate and hack the systems controlling the Arc cannon battery and unleash its devastating power on the unsuspecting Helghast cruisers above.
This won't be an easy ride, the battery is heavily guarded and the security protocols protecting the control systems will require you to interface directly with them using your VAN-Guard, right under the nose of the garrisoned troops.
3w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli shared pre-order details today on The Last of Us: Digital Edition & Season Pass alongside the video game's DLC below.
To quote: The Last of Us arrives in just a few weeks. We're happy to let you know you can pre-order the full digital edition of the game starting today on the PlayStation Store.
The game will be a Day 1 Digital download - this means you can get it at midnight on June 14th. The digital edition features a unique download installer which will allow you to start playing the game once the game data is a little over half way downloaded.
The Last of Us is a universe rich in character and story with many facets that we could potentially explore for years. We're getting started by announcing that there will be three packs of downloadable content for The Last of Us available after the game launches.
If you want to lock in all three of those DLC packs at discounted price, step up now and grab the Season Pass. The Last of Us Season Pass DLC is available for pre-order now on PlayStation Store - only $19.99 for three DLC Packs.
This is a 30% savings over the pricing of the DLC packs individually. The Season Pass will be available at your local GameStop when you pick up The...
4w ago - Square Enix Senior Online Community Manager Matt Hilton announced that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn arrives on PS3 8/27 alongside Collector's Edition details below, as follows:
PlayStation 3 gamers have been waiting a long time for their chance to set foot in the realm of Eorzea. The wait is almost over - Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will come to PlayStation 3 on August 27th, 2013!
We're also announcing our pre-order details and Collector's Edition content!
We've created a host of exciting goodies for would-be adventurers; let's run down what you'll get when you pre-order the game.
Gamers who pre-order will earn early access to the game before the launch of the official service, and some exciting in-game goodies. Step foot into Eorzea in style with a Mog Cap, fashioned after the famed Final Fantasy moogles, and summon your own Cait Sith Doll minion to follow you around on your adventure!
The collectors among you won't want to miss the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector's Edition! What've we got in there...?
• A gorgeous box featuring artwork by famed FINAL FANTASY illustrator Yoshitaka Amano
• The Art of Eorzea: - A Realm Reimagined - A hardbound art book, featuring concept art and more from Art Director Akihiko...
4w ago - Vlambeer's Rami Ismail announced today that fans can take to the skies in Luftrausers with details below, as follows:
LUFTRAUSERS is a short game. To be precise, it takes about thirty seconds. We're not talking in terms of hours you need to complete the campaign, although you technically could beat it within two minutes.
We're not even talking about how many hours you'll be playing the game in total. What we're talking about is the amount of time a single round of LUFTRAUSERS is going to take you.
When you boot the game for the first time on your PlayStation 3 or PS Vita, you'll see the logos of Vlambeer and Devolver Digital - as you'd expect. There'll be a short introductory cutscene, as a lone dot appears on enemy radar. A submarine rises from the water.
The structure of the game is really simple. You start out with the original LUFTRAUSER, the most powerful airplane ever built. It is launched perfectly vertical from a submarine that only submerges for the shortest of moments to allow you to establish yourself as the nightmare of the many enemies surrounding you.
A game of LUFTRAUSERS is essentially you trying to survive against increasing odds. While at first you might engage only basic fighter planes, it'll take an average player just moments to lure...
5w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Sid Shuman shared details today on Watch_Dogs for PS4 and PS3 detailing the the future-tech action epic below.
To quote: Watch_Dogs's dark vision of technological totalitarianism is heading to PS3 and PS4, and we were lucky enough to see the first live gameplay demo in San Francisco earlier this week (played on a DualShock 4, no less!). We've carefully studied the footage, asked pressing questions, and present you with this breakdown.
1. Aiden Pierce isn't your typical videogame protagonist
"Aiden is a man with a dark past who has made questionable choices," Lead Story Designer Kevin Shortt explained in our first live gameplay demo.Growing up in Chicago, Aiden used his technical prowess to infiltrate bank accounts and access surveillance systems, becoming something of a vigilante. Naturally, these pursuits earned him some powerful enemies on both sides of the law.
As you play Watch_Dogs, you won't be choosing between stark extremes on some binary morality scale, but defining where Aiden resides on much murkier spectrum of acceptability.
2. Chicago isn't your typical videogame city
We've all played open-world action games where cities feel more like a collection of giant painted boxes than a...