132w ago - Team17 Community Manager Mark Baldwin has revealed several customization options today in Worms: Battle Islands for PSP.
To quote: A couple of weeks ago, we introduced the latest game in our long-running Worms series, Worms: Battle Islands on PSP.
We gave an overview of the game and introduced some of the single-player and multiplayer modes included. This time, we want to show you some of the customisation options that will make Worms: Battle Islands the most personal title in the series.
The ability for players to customise their team of worms has always been a mainstay feature of the series and one that I think people who play the game get a lot of enjoyment from. For Worms: Battle Islands, we put a lot of effort into increasing the player's options for how they customise their team.
There are new customisation categories such as masks and backpacks, and over a hundred different items with which the player can leave their personal mark. It's possibly the highest degree of customisation we've ever had in a Worms game, and it's certainly the most customisable of the 2D games.
To act as a nice aside to the action and to allow the player to demonstrate their creative side, we've...
133w ago - Today TheGameHeadz.com (linked above) reports that a Rep revealed Sony's PS3 backwards compatibility plans to them at a recent press event.
While they didn't reveal their informant's name, a few months ago a patent for an adapter to make PS3 backwards compatible was uncovered.
To quote: "It was clear from our conversation that Sony likes the idea of backwards compatibility, but hadn't come to a conclusion until recently, on how to incorporate it.
The decision Sony finally came to is the one already in play, HD remastering.
"Remastering didn't come up until about two years ago. For a developer, remastering in HD took a moderate amount of time and effort to achieve, and with the right title it could be very successful. Once we noticed the benefits of HD remastering, the decision was made to use God of War 1 & 2 as the test for the market, and they delivered.
The God of War Collection had reached almost a million copies sold just after the holiday. Shortly aftter that Activision, EA, UbiSoft, Konami, and SquareEnix were all on board to issue ReMastered Edition of their best Playstation 2 Games."
He went on to say doing backwards compatibility...
140w ago - Harmonix PR Manager John Drake has revealed that a PSN-exclusive Rock Band PS3 DLC sale begins next week.
To quote: We're hard at work finishing up Rock Band 3 for its release in just a few short weeks (October 26th! Pre-order Now!).
RB3 has an amazing 83 song setlist that runs the musical gamut, including tracks from Queen, Hendrix, Paramore, Slipknot, the Beach Boys, Huey Lewis and the News... it's a crazy group of awesome songs.
The only thing more impressive than the setlist of Rock Band 3 is the fact that it supports the entirety of your existing DLC catalog. So what better time than now to add to your song collection from our 1500+ track catalog?
But what to buy? Well how about some tracks that are on sale exclusively for the PlayStation Community? That's right, we're offering amazing singles, packs and full albums for sale just for you guys!
Whether you're looking for metal, classic rock, pop or punk, any or all of these songs make great additions to your library, just in time for RB3! See below for the full list and see you rocking on PSN!
And, of course, stay tuned to RockBand.com to catch the latest announcements about weekly Rock Band DLC!
140w ago - Today Technical Project Management Manager David Thach has revealed the SingStar Dance track list for Sony's PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: I am very pleased that we are finally able to share with you what you've all been waiting for, the reveal of the SingStar Dance track list! We have carefully selected everything from classic tunes to modern hip hop jams to be included in SingStar Dance to ensure that there is a little something for everyone.
You will be able get your groove on with the Jackson 5, 'Crank That' along with Soulja Boy, and show your friends your best 'Poker Face' with Lady Gaga, if you're up to the challenge. Through accessible choreography coupled with the accuracy and precision of the Playstation Move motion controller, you will be dancing like a pro in no time!
Check out the track list:
• *N Sync - Bye Bye Bye
• Black Eyed Peas - Shut Up
• Blondie - Heart Of Glass
• Chris Brown - With You
• Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
• Diana Ross and The Supremes - Baby Love
• Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
• Gossip - Standing In The Way Of Control
• Gwen Stefani - What You Waiting For?
• Jamiroquai - Cosmic Girl
• KC & The Sunshine...
141w ago - Sony PlayStation Network Product Manager James Thorpe has revealed two exclusive PSN demos today for PlayStation Plus members, as follows:
Firstly we have managed to secure an exclusive early demo of Pro Evolution Soccer 2011.
You and a friend can jump into a match as Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chivas Guadalajara or Internacional and see how the team has improved the controls and visuals for yet another realistic football experience that is easy to jump in and play, and difficult and rewarding to master.
Secondly, you may have seen Richard Yap's post last Friday about the exclusive God of War: Ghost of Sparta PSP demo for a few lucky PSN users. There were quite a few comments from Plus members asking for this demo and I don't like to disappoint...
...so as of today the God of War: Ghost of Sparta demo is available to all Plus members on the Plus section of the PS3 store. This demo is exclusive to you guys three weeks before it goes live on the PSP Store for everyone.
The guys at Ready At Dawn worked really hard on getting this demo out early but its worth noting that the in game text is only in English. This definitely won't stop everyone enjoying the great game play in this demo though.