33w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week below today, as follows:
On PSN and PS3 Blu-ray, Dead Island Riptide brings back the franchise's explosive mix of open-world gameplay, co-op first-person action and Action RPG elements to fans worldwide. Also included is an eclectic mix of hero characters, each with with their own backstory.
Also on PSN and PS3 Blu-ray, the award-winning Star Trek game casts players for the first time ever as Kirk and Spock in a totally original co-op experience worthy of gamers and fans. Set in the new canon of director and producer J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboot, players will be immersed in the game's rich story and action-packed combat.
Dead Island Riptide (Also on PS3 Blu-ray) - The survivors of Banoi thought they had escaped the terrors of the tropical island and survived the apocalypse on a corrupted paradise.
Then their fate took a turn for the worse. Shortly after the battle-hardened team had landed their helicopter on a military ship, a furious storm hits and havoc quickly spreads on board. Suddenly they find themselves struggling for their lives again with all hope drowning in the rising waves.
With invigorating new elements infused into a proven...
Using Saber's technology and development platform, we strive to create digital games that look like retail products. With our first release, God Mode, we wanted to create a lighthearted throwback experience, which focuses on arcade-style action over story. We came up with a classic premise - fighting to get out of Hell - then wrapped it in a third-person shooter with 3D graphics on par with full-price titles.
Finally, we added a slew weapons: plasma launchers, rail guns and what we affectionately call the "buzzsaw," in order to wipe out waves and waves of demonic hordes.
We decided that God Mode should be less about deep narrative and more about action. This approach gave us the ability to really go crazy and build a unique world full of plenty of characters to shoot, blow up, impale and maim.
After making this decision early on in the design process, the designers...
Also thrown into the mix are three special little mini-games - Gravediggers, Duke Wars!! and Nostril Shot - alongside a wealth of other extras. See our Blog post from earlier today for more.
On PS Vita, prepare to sacrifice some time for the EU debut of the Soul Sacrifice demo. The beefy trial offers you the chance to experience the first chapter of the game, as well as take on additional quests either...
34w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here (a day late due to PSN being down) with yesterday's PlayStation Network Game Store updates below today, as follows:
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen ($39.99)
An epitaph speaks of another's demise...A mysterious island known as Bitterblack Isle appears off the coast of Gransys. Its depths have claimed the lives of many Arisen their voices still haunt the labyrinth that lies deep beneath its surface-a labyrinth ripe with secrets waiting to be discovered.
PS3 Full Game
Injustice: Gods Among Us ($59.99)
Injustice: Gods Among Us introduces a bold new franchise to the fighting game genre from NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat.
ESRB: T // File Size: 8.9GB
Sniper Ghost Warrior 2 ($39.99)
You are the deadliest sniper in the elite Ghost Warrior unit. Positioned deep within enemy territory, deliver precision firepower and test your skills in an epic story of intrigue and betrayal.
ESRB: M // File Size: 3.25 GB
Dragon Fantasy Book I ($9.99, Cross-Buy with PS Vita)
Experience an all-new old adventure! Fight your way through hordes of strange, silly, and scary monsters! Explore the caves,...
34w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro has announced this weeks PlayStation Plus updates, which include Malicious free for PS Plus Members.
To quote: This week, we hope you'll join us in welcoming Malicious to the Instant Game Collection! Download it for free starting with tomorrow's PlayStation Store update.
We're smack dab in the middle of Spring Fever 2013 - this week, you can look forward to a launch week discount on Dragon Fantasy Book I, along with deals on a sweet lineup of titles from the Grand Theft Auto franchise; perfect to catch up on any missed entries in the series.
April 16th PlayStation Plus Update
PSN Price: $9.99, Free for PS Plus members
Take control of the Spirit Vessel and battle waves of brutal fighters and colossal enemies to rid the world of the evil force of Malicious.
Gain new weapons, build your powers and perform devastating combo attacks as the final showdown between good and evil draws near. With a beautiful art style, Malicious is a treat to look at and will be coming to PS Plus later this month.