29w ago - Ripstone Creative Director Phil Gaskell posted up a video announcing that Men's Room Mayhem queues up on PlayStation Vita today.
To quote: I've been bursting for this moment - Men's Room Mayhem is finally launching on PlayStation Vita today!
For anyone unfamiliar with the game: you're hired as the janitor of your very own chaotic men's room. You're responsible for directing patrons, keeping everywhere sparkling clean and steering patrons away from trouble!
You need to get your customers safely to the urinals and stalls in time - otherwise there'll be a few nasty accidents for you to clean up!
You can get bonus points for guiding patrons close to each other, but don't collide or there'll be fisticuffs; maintaining proper men's room etiquette (always leave a gap), as well as for demonstrating good personal hygiene and making sure patrons wash their hands. All this is done using simple line drawing touch gestures on PS Vita's front screen.
Since my earlier post, people have been asking me about what else to expect from Men's Room Mayhem. The game begins in the Country Pub location where you learn the basics, and are eased nicely into the action.
The gameplay is broken into waves of customers that you have to attend to against the clock,...
29w ago - Grip Games CEO Jakub Mikyska announced today that Atomic Ninjas is set to storm PS3 and also PlayStation Vita later this year with details below.
To quote: Hello everybody! This is Jakub from Grip Games! We're the folks behind 5-in-1 Arcade Hits, The Impossible Game and Foosball 2012. And after being locked up in our top secret underground lab (A.K.A. the garage) for some time, we're back with our newest creation - Atomic Ninjas for PS3 and PS Vita.
So, what's this all about, you ask? Atomic Ninjas is 2.5D multiplayer platformer with ninjas. You will control super-powered ninjas in frantic online matches against other players, with tonnes of charm and humor. If the Fat Princess and Crash Commando had a child, it would be Atomic Ninjas (though that idea is a bit disturbing, no?).
While the game relies on traditional jumping and shooting mechanics, you will be unable to directly kill other players. Instead, you must outsmart and outflank your opponents and kill them using various environmental hazards and obstacles, such as lava pits, laser beams, traps, moving platforms, falling crates, etc. Don't forget that these are Atomic Ninjas... something as banal as a katana between the ribs won't do the trick anymore!
Each one of the game's seven arenas is like a playfield...
30w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN Game Store updates below, as follows:
GRID 2 ($59.99)
Be fast, be first and be famous as you join the elite in 'World Series Racing' where the greatest cars, drivers and events come together in the search for a new motorsport icon. Find your limit, then go beyond it. Welcome back to racing.
Resident Evil Revelations ($49.99)
The story is set at a time before the Kijuju and Lanshiang bioterror incidents when the BSAA was still a young organization. Join Jill Valentine aboard a ghost ship in the Mediterranean Sea searching for her old partner, Chris Redfield. Learn the hidden truth behind the destruction of a floating city. Or play in Raid Mode for a co-op killing-spree with friends over the Internet.
PS3 Full Game
Metro: Last Light ($59.99)
Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, civil war rages for control of a doomsday device that threatens to erase humanity forever. As Artyom, burdened by guilt but driven by hope, you hold the key to our survival - the last light in our darkest hour...
30w ago - Futurlab Programmer Robin Jubber confirmed today that Coconut Dodge Revitalised is coming soon to PlayStation Vita with details below.
To quote: If you've been noticing isn't a huge game in coding terms - it isn't even as big as the code for Velocity's menu system - but making it was fun and everybody who played the test versions enjoyed it.
In the week before release we were still cramming in extra modes and polishing gameplay - you do that when something is dear to you and you're working as part of a small team.
Without the ease of development on a fixed system, the mature Sony libraries and their technical support - not to mention somewhere to actually release the game (the Minis platform) - Coconut Dodge would never have been made and FuturLab would be yet another brief blip in the gaming landscape of failed software devs.
Or even worse James would have returned to making Flash games and I'd still be dancing naked for coins down the docks.
Coconut Dodge came out at the turn of the decade and won plaudits and even mentions in Kotaku and IGN. It opened doors which we then pushed open even further with Velocity - which was inspired by many of the mechanics in Coconut Dodge. Unusually the game was popular with both guys and girls -...
31w ago - Aksys Games Director of Production Frank "Bo" DeWindt posted up a video today showcasing those seeking the Demon Blade in Muramasa Rebirth on PlayStation Vita.
Below are the details, to quote: Muramasa Rebirth, the action-packed RPG from the developers of Muramasa: The Demon Blade brings the beautiful imagination and art of George Kamitani, creator of Muramasa, to life on PS Vita!
In this exclusive trailer, brought first to PlayStation.Blog, we're showing off the main characters - Momohime and Kisuke - as well as some sweet Demon Blade action!
In the world of Muramasa Rebirth, the princess Momohime is possessed by an antagonistic spirit, who desires his lost legendary Demon Blade and the power it holds.
In her captive state, Momohime travels West in order to accomplish the spirit's goals. With the power of the Demon Blades at her disposal, and the spirit's sword wielding prowess, demons and gods alike will experience her wrath.
Kisuke, the amnesiac fugitive ninja, finds himself on the run for a crime he has no memory of as he travels East. During a mission for his former lord, he comes across his target, a beautiful woman, who immediately recognizes him. Will Kisuke remember this beauty from his past and survive the onslaught of his pursuers? Only the gods...