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Savage Moon Coming to PlayStation 3 via PSN Tomorrow

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286w ago - Today [Register or Login to view links] Producer Ana Kronschnabl shared some background on Savage Moon, which is due for release on the PlayStation Network store tomorrow as follows:

For the last few months we've been hard at work on our take on the Tower Defense genre. Although here in the UK we spell it 'defence' ;-).

If you've not played any tower defence games, you're missing out. They are a great off-shoot of real-time strategy games where the player can only build static defences and the enemy is the one on the move. Our art director, Stuart, introduced us to a few of the games on the net and needless to say, work around the office dropped to zero as we got hooked.





At the time we had been given a couple of PS3 development kits by Sony to play around with and we thought, "Wow, we'd love to do our own take on this." We threw around a few ideas then went up to see Sony and surprisingly enough, it turned out that they had been thinking exactly the same thing.

Thus Savage Moon, our first game for the PS3, was born. It is due for release on the PlayStation Network store this week for $9.99...we're very excited.

First off we wanted to give the game a bit of a story. All the tower...
 

Guilty Gear XX: Accent Core Plus Coming to PS2, PSP and Wii

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286w ago - According to JoyStiq, Aksys has revealed Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus, which is set to grace the PS2, PSP, and Wii with its 2D splendor in Spring 2009.

To quote: Fans of 2D fighters and the Guilty Gear franchise, prepare for enjoyment. As big fans of 2D fighters, we were more than happy to receive the press release and pass the info along to you all. So, what should you expect?

Well, there will be punching. There's also going to be some kicking. And, by all means, do not freak out when you see a character or two jump.

Jokes aside, it's another Guilty Gear game. You pretty much know what you're getting into by now.
 

Midway Announces MK Vs DC Universe Sales, New Game Coming

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286w ago - Midway announced today that Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe has sold over 1.8 million units on the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft XBox 360 platforms combined.

The release below also states that Midway is already hard at work on the next version of Mortal Kombat as follows:

Press Release: Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY), a leading interactive entertainment publisher and developer, today announced that the company has shipped approximately 1.8 million units of Mortal Kombat® vs. DC Universe worldwide for the Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system.

"Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe was the result of countless hours of hard work by many people, and seeing the game surpass the million-seller plateau makes it worth all the effort," said Ed Boon, Mortal Kombat co-founder and creative director, Midway. "We're already hard at work on our next version of Mortal Kombat, and look forward to being able to reveal more details in the future."

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe also continues to set a number of internal Midway records. The game was the most pre-ordered MK title in company history, and more than 3.6 million Mortal Kombat® vs. DC Universe matches have been played online worldwide for the PS3, according...
 

Metal Gear Online 'Bomb Mission' Coming via PlayStation Network

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287w ago - Metal Gear Online will getting a brand new (free) mode, dubbed 'Bomb Mission' soon.

To quote: Bomb Mission will be available to all MGO players on January 27th. In this new mode, two teams go head-to-head.

The offensive team will attempt to detonate a bomb at a targeted location, protecting the bomb until it detonates.

The defending team must protect its stronghold and prevent bombs from exploding by using a special coolant.

We're not sure how many people still play MGO, but it's great to see Konami offer brand new content at a price we all can approve of.
 

Online Cafe Coming to Sony's PlayStation Home for PS3 Users

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287w ago - It looks like PlayStation Home will be expanding soon, with a brand new Home Space for the PS3.

This cafe was introduced on the official [Register or Login to view links] by Home Manager Locust_Star, who states:

"While specific events will be hosted in the Cafe, in the end it will be used for all the same purposes every other space in Home is - socializing with other PS3 users."

Apparently, this space already exists in the Asian versions of Home. However, it's new to the North American server and for people who have never been tothe Japan/Hong Kong server.

More details to come as they are available, and some pics are below!
 
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