94w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:
Hey everyone, It's a special PS Vita early launch week / Valentine's Day edition of the PlayStation Store Update!
But it doesn't mean there's no great new PS3 content to talk about either. Which means we've got a lot to cover, so let's get to it.
Kicking things off this week is the official PlayStation Store launch of PS Vita titles available to download once you've connected to PlayStation Network.
Many of the downloadable titles are also available at retail as well such as UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss. However, there are exclusive titles that are only on PSN including Super Stardust Delta, Escape Plan and Hustle Kings.
Escape Plan delivers a new style of "survival humor" gameplay that takes full advantage of the unique features of the PS Vita. Super Stardust Delta brings the famous twin-stick shooting that made for a gripping experience on PS3 and brings a new edition to PS Vita with all-new gameplay tweaks.
Lastly Hustle Kings lets you make your way to the top of the global leader boards in this beautifully chic pool setting. Access the PlayStation Store on your PS3 or PS Vita to download the new PS Vita content.
94w ago - PlayStation Brand Marketing Senior Vice President Guy Longworth has posted up the new video for the PS Vita Never Stop Playing ad campaign today.
To quote: Hello PlayStation Nation - I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself: My name is Guy Longworth and I am the new Senior Vice President of PlayStation Brand Marketing.
As you can imagine, the teams here at PlayStation have been hard at work gearing up for one of PlayStation's most exciting product launches ever: PS Vita! I speak for the entire team when I say that we can't wait to get PS Vita into your hands.
That's because we designed PS Vita to be everything you wanted in the ultimate portable gaming system - a revolutionary device with innovative controls, a brilliant 5'' OLED screen, new channels for social connectivity, and a killer software lineup.
As we prepare to launch PS Vita we are also unleashing the biggest advertising campaign in PlayStation's history. Beginning today, PS Vita will be everywhere you turn. Spanning from coast to coast, PS Vita and the official tag line "Never Stop Playing," will be featured on wallscapes, billboards, radio and television as well as at many of your favorite local retailers.
I hope you love the "Never Stop Playing" theme as much as we do. We think it embodies...
94w ago - Sony PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a video today unveiling the Pulse 2/14 Edition alongside PS Vita launch details below and more!
To quote: Pulse celebrates Valentine's Day alongside Sweet Tooth and the release of Twisted Metal.
In our new episode, get a taste of this wicked vehicle shooter from David Jaffe and the crew at Eat Sleep Play. Remember: new copies of the game give you access to Twisted Metal Black via PSN.
This edition of Pulse also takes the Mass Effect 3 demo (coming to PSN later today) and SSX demo (coming soon) for a test drive.
And, with only a week until PS Vita rolls out here in North America, Christina Lee takes a quick look at the must-have launch titles such as Escape Plan, wipEout 2048, and UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss. We also take you behind the velvet rope of PlayStation Home's exclusive VIP Club 'X7.'
Remember, you can watch the full editions of Pulse in the "What's New" section under the PlayStation Network icon when the PlayStation Store updates later today and download in full HD or to your PSP.
95w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment America Product Marketing Specialist Derek Osgood has announced today that Resistance: Burning Skies - The Chimera is set to infect PS Vita this coming May.
To quote: In case you missed our PS Vita video livechat today, PlayStation's John Koller revealed an official release date for Resistance: Burning Skies.
The Chimera will invade PS Vita on May 29, 2012, bringing you the world's first portable dual-analog FPS.
Resistance has always boasted iconic visual design, and today we can reveal the Burning Skies box art – a freshly slain Hybrid lying on the streets of New York City with the protagonist's fire axe resting in the rubble.
We like to think it recalls some of the eerie essence of the classic Resistance: Fall of Man box art, but we'd love to hear what you think!
Resistance: Burning Skies pulls you into an entirely new dimension of the Resistance universe. Set in a tale of survival during the August 1951 Chimeran invasion of the East Coast, you take control of Tom Riley, an everyday firefighter from New Jersey who is thrown headfirst into the teeth of the Chimeran war machine, forcing him to redefine his notions of duty and heroism.
As most of you know, this is going to be the first ever dual-analog FPS game on...
95w ago - Creative Director John Garvin of Sony's Bend Studio has shared a video today spotlighting Uncharted: Golden Abyss on PS Vita opening The Black Market below.
To quote: As we get closer and closer to the European launch of the PS VITA and Uncharted: Golden Abyss, myself and all the guys at Bend Studio are getting pretty amped.
For us it's been a long time in the making, from early brainstorming sessions on the PS VITA itself beginning in 2008, through production, which wrapped up at the end of 2011. When given the opportunity to create a launch title for Sony's new next-gen handheld, we jumped at the chance. When asked what game we'd like to make, we said Uncharted! Here's why.
From the beginning, our goal was to create a great Uncharted game, to give players, including ourselves, more of what they love, but with the PS VITA's unique spin.
The cinematic experience, the gunplay and weapons, the compelling story and characters, the mystery and treasure hunting based on real history, the puzzles, the platforming, and of course, the colourful and detailed imagery... it's all there. But it's on a gorgeous five inch screen that you can take with you.