85w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with details on the PlayStation Plus subscriber offers for October, 2011 as follows:
It's another good month to be a PlayStation Plus subscriber with some amazing free games and discounts for October!
Leading things off is Costume Quest; Double Fine Productions' stand-out adventure RPG where your Halloween costumes act as conduits to become a force to be reckoned with! With charmingly hilarious characters and story, you'll want to snag this one soon as it will be available free from Plus for two weeks starting October 4th.
New release Elemental Monster is also available free for Plus subscribers starting October 4th and going through the month. Build your deck (featuring the stunning illustrations of Yoshitaka Amano), and battle online to determine who's got the best tactics. At the same time you can enhance your game with seven different Booster Boxes, available at 50% off ($2.50) for Plus subscribers.
Action RPG fans, keep your eyes out for new release Dungeon Defenders later this month. Plus subscribers will be able to get access to free DLC for this awesome blend of Tower Defense and co-op action! The DLC will grant you access to 4 'familiars' in the game that will help you in your adventure.
85w ago - Trendy Entertainment Designer and Marketing Director Phillip M. Asher has shared a new video today announcing that Dungeon Defenders will be hitting PS3 via PSN and PlayStation Move on October 18 in 3D!
To quote: We can finally and officially announce our launch date for Dungeon Defenders on PSN. Ready... October 18th!
For those of you who might not know, Dungeon Defenders is a four-player co-operative Tower Defense action-RPG. You can create heroes from four distinct classes to defend the land of Etheria.
Throughout your journey you can customize and level your heroes, forge equipment, gather epic amounts of loot, collect and raise pets, play through multiple difficulties, and more.
But that's not all! Today we're also debuting our next developer diary video. This third of the series goes into all the details one of the most important and most FUN parts of the game - the Combat phase.
This is where your strategies, tower and trap placements, upgrades and approach (and those of up to three of your friends if you're playing local or online co-op) will be tested by wave after wave of baddies that are hell-bent on destroying your Eternia Crystals.
The Combat phase is not only about testing out your...
85w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with this coming weeks new PS3, PSOne and PSN releases today!
To quote: The PS3 brings a ridiculously awesome week of gaming on Blu-ray when Dark Souls delivers another hellish and notorious challenging adventure. From the engineering benches of Doom and Quake, creators id Software brings another technological phenomenon to the PS3 with Rage.
On the digital front, Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition, Crysis, and Eufloria come to PSN.
Travel through time when Chrono Trigger comes to PSone Classics (I double pinky promise) and here's your friendly reminder to grab your Subway footlong and UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer code and gain full access to the U3 Multiplayer experience a month early.
Dark Souls - The spiritual sequel to Demons Souls, the action RPG Dark Souls is set in a rich, dark fantasy universe. Intense action within the dungeons, encounters with terrifying enemies and innovative online features combine for a unique gaming experience.
Dark Souls' world breaks down barriers with a fluid design encourages exploration and promotes an adaptation experience. At a time when the players come face to face with terrifying enemies and find new areas, the infallible...
86w ago - Today Square Eniz Product Manager Charles McCarter has confirmed that Chrono Trigger will be hitting PSN on October 4, 2011 in North America.
To quote: What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words "Chrono Trigger?" I'm sure a lot of things, but I bet the first thing on your mind right now is "When can I get it?"
We're happy to confirm that Chrono Trigger is coming to the PSN in North America on October 4th. That's right- in just a few days, you'll be able to visit (or re-visit, as I'm sure is the case for many of you) one of the most hilarious and unique casts of characters ever assembled in an RPG:
Crono: The spiky-haired, stoic protagonist who finds himself wrapped up in events beyond his control. He's pretty good with a katana and doesn't run from a fight.
Marle: The requisite princess, but she's no ordinary princess. How many princesses do you know that wield a crossbow?
Lucca: Chrono's best friend since they were little kids. Oh, and she's a supergenius who invents things such as the teleporter that starts your journey through time.
Frog: A knight from the middle ages, Frog is a man who has been cursed and turned into a giant anthropomorphic...
87w ago - Producer and Studio Head Sian Yue Tan has announced today that Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken hits PS3 on PSN this October, with details as follows:
In July I had the pleasure of announcing that our game, Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, was coming exclusively to PSN. We've gone and polished the heck out of it and will be shipping these fine feathered friends to you soon!
The game was in production for the PS3 for just over a year, but the Rocketbirds have been with me much longer. It started in the 80s with those anthropomorphic animal comics, such as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Using only birds gave the stories a satirical edge I could play with.
It wasn't until 2000, when I'd co-founded Ratloop Inc., and had decided to go back to complete my studies that I started to use the birds as a way to vent my creative energy.
I spent a week putting together a clip called "Pilot." It had sneaky penguins infiltrating a chicken base on what looked like the North Pole. It got good attention at the time, so the simple formula stuck with me.
Eventually I spent a week at an art event called Trustus. Artists had seen and liked "Pilot," that year a bunch of us created a movie (with Penguins and Chickens) during the week- it played non-stop,...