88w ago - Sony VP of Product Marketing Scott Steinberg has announced today that PlayStation is seeking a few good PS3 gamers!
To quote: We work day-in and day-out here at PlayStation to ensure that you never run out of reasons to be a proud PlayStation fan.
It's our way of saying "Thank you" to the millions of you around the world who demonstrate your passion and dedication to PlayStation on a daily basis.
However, sometimes a simple thank you just isn't enough to truly show our gratitude and that's why we're ready to take things one step further.
I'm joining you today to announce that we're looking for a few good gamers to help us with a special assignment related to our new Long Live Play campaign (yes, we are intentionally being Chimera-like stealthy to pique your curiosity).
I'm talking die-hard members of our PlayStation Nation from all over who are ready and willing to proudly wave the PlayStation flag for all to see. If you think you're the ultimate PlayStation gamer, then we want to hear from you!
Send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org by 10:00AM PT on Tuesday, 9/20/11 with the following:
• 30 words or less (yes we'll be counting), telling us why you are the ultimate PlayStation gamer.
90w ago - Today DICE Junior Product Manager Tommy Rydling has shared details on the Co-Op Mode in Battlefield 3 for PlayStation 3 gamers.
To quote: "Snake-66 is mission go!"
Having just come back from a great Gamescom show in Germany, here's your chance to learn all about the co-op campaign in Battlefield 3 that we showed off on PS3.
We designed co-op to be the perfect blend between the strong narrative from single player and the open-ended action from multiplayer. We are fusing the replayability of multiplayer with a pick up-and-play mentality to create a totally new flavor of Battlefield.
Co-op follows the same philosophy as our award-winning multiplayer game mechanics. Teamwork is practically never forced upon you, but working together will make things much easier and - more importantly - lead to victory.
For the most part, the missions in the co-op campaign are asymmetric. This means that one mission can have you piloting a helicopter while your friend is the gunner, for example. Other situations have one player disarming a bomb and the other one defending him.
Or (as you could see in our press conference playthrough at Gamescom) you can do tandem kills to avoid detection. There are also other mechanics requiring teamwork, such as spotting enemies to...
148w ago - SCEE's Community Leader MusterBuster has has just announced something which will give UK gamers an opportunity to try out betas in PlayStation Beta Rooms.
It's an event being held in Vaad Gallery at Birmingham's Custard Factory. Full details are available below, to quote:
"Calling all PlayStation faithfuls, we're inviting you to come and prove yourself on games before they're released, battle it out with the best of the best, win prizes, and speak face to face with your gaming heroes. While other people can only talk about future games, you can be launching yourself into them for real at our first ever PlayStation BETA event in Birmingham."
"So what kind of crumbling apocalyptic cities can you race through and what kind of power struggles can you get caught up in? For a taster of what's about to be unleashed on the market, you can sample all of these at the event: The Fight Move Edition, Kung Fu Rider, Sports Champions, Killzone 3 Dualshock, Motorstorm Apocolypse, GT5, Dead Nation, Eat Them, Heavy Rain Move Edition."
"We'll even stage a Motorstorm Apocolypse tournament. The prize? The champion of...
164w ago - With a new month upon us, Sony Associate Producer Jenny Barbour has unveiled the April updates for BUZZ! PSP Gamers on-the-go.
To quote: April is bursting with updates for your favorite BUZZ! PSP games! Get ready to gear up for a month of exciting BUZZ! content to put your trivia knowledge to the test while you're gaming on-the-go.
To kick things off, the first-ever BUZZ! game on the PSP, BUZZ! Master Quiz, is now the latest UMD title available for digital download.
Starting today, you'll be able to download the formerly UMD-only game from the PlayStation Store on the PlayStation Network.
Check out Buzz's PSP debut and get ready to have him test your trivia skills with over 3,000 unique questions on topics including music, celebrities, TV, sports, science, nature, movies and more!
We're also continuing to support Buzz's latest PSP title, BUZZ! Quiz World, with additional quiz packs optimized exclusively for the PSP.
On April 8, you'll be able to prove your sports trivia talent when you download the U.S. Sports Quiz Pack.
Then, on April 15, be sure to boost your question banks with fun trivia inspired by the popular National Geographic Kids brand by downloading the National Geographic: Kids Quiz Pack.
198w ago - With the recent (very understandable) anger with Activision and their CEO Bobby Kotick over the company's seemingly callous and arrogant stance lately toward gamers, and even other companies, gamers are in the process of figuring out how to make their statement.
The obvious choice would be the boycott that is beginning to make headway. But such things are only as reliable as the honor of the person who agrees. Someone who is angry now, might not be as angry a few months from now when his buddies are playing Modern Warfare 2 or Guitar Hero 5 and he isn't.
For those who are angry but plan to play Activision's games anyway, it seems that their plan of attack is piracy. Below are some things to keep in mind if your plans include going this route, to quote:
All over the message boards of the gaming community, in private conversations, and the like, apparently this is the intent of many.
Activision is a business, and a business as its bottom line is to make as much profit as possible.
Part of making as much profit as possible obviously includes not enraging your customers to stand against you. And obviously...