30w ago - Sony Blog Manager Fred Dutton has shared an interview with Ted Price today who officially introduced Insomniac's shape-shifting new shooter Fuse!
To quote: In terms of things that constitute A BIG DEAL, the arrival of a new Insomniac game is right up there.
The California-based studio boasts one of the sturdiest resumes in gaming, with past works including Spyro, Ratchet & Clank and Resistance, and its latest effort - spectacular third-person shooter Fuse - looks every bit as distinctive.
The set-up is simple - you play as one member of a four-strong squad of special agents, each armed with a high-concept weapon powered by a mysterious alien substance called Fuse.
There's beefy Dalton who wields a weapon that allows him to generate a force field. Naya's assault rifle generates a mini-vortex which sucks in enemies. Izzy wields a shatter gun that freezes foes on the spot, allowing colleagues to step in and vaporize them. Finally, Jacob sports a crossbow that fires molten projectiles capable of turning the opposition into a pile of ash.
It might sound like a rather familiar set-up on paper, but in action it's an extraordinary sight to behold, with each outrageous weapon interacting with each other to create uniquely...
38w ago - Today Community Manager CCP CmdrWang has officially introduced Dust 514's Instant Battle Matchmaker with details below.
To quote: Human beings are hunters at heart. We were hunter-gatherers well before we invented computers, after all.
And what better place to practice our ancestral instinct than in a MMO shooter where we can stalk, pounce upon and kill our prey so that we can safely and legally experience the thrills and complexities of the hunt.
This sublime experience even has a name : the ancient Greeks called this "arete" and used it to describe the excellence and beauty that can arise between combatants of equal stature.
Of course, part of this excellence comes with the assumption of a fight between two equally matched combatants; it would seem that our ancestors, too, preferred a fair fight. But in the real world, we are too often reminded that all is fair in love and war, and as many of you already know, Dust 514 is about war (okay, there is love too).
However, this does not mean that "arete" has no place in Dust 514. Like the Olympics, we want to offer players a chance to compete on a fair and equal footing where it is less about the gear and more about the skill and mental resilience to win the fight.
51w ago - Today Sony Associate Product Marketing Manager Richard Ho has officially introduced the Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset Elite Edition which will be coming to retailers this Fall with a video of it in action below!
To quote: E3 is just around the corner, and we hope you're as excited as we are about all of the games that will be unveiled and the upcoming announcements we have in store for you.
Before we get to the big week, we've decided to curb your appetite by giving you a sneak peak at the newest addition to the PlayStation accessories family.
Last year we introduced the Official PS3 Wireless Stereo Headset, and this year we're amplifying your audio experience with the brand new Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset - Elite Edition, featuring "BassImpact" technology.
BassImpact technology translates bass sounds into 'pulses' around the earpads of the headset. Pulse - Elite Edition combines 7.1 virtual surround sound with BassImpact to deliver an unprecedented level of immersion, while sharpening your perception on the battlefield or anywhere else you play.
This is truly the ultimate audio advantage. Additionally, Pulse - Elite Edition incorporates all the great features of the Wireless...
51w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Paul Sullivan has officially introduced PSN Ultimate Editions, which are hitting PlayStation Store later today.
To quote: On Tuesday, May 29th, the PlayStation Store delivers Ultimate Editions to the PlayStation Nation!
We're bundling terrific PS3 Full Games with all of their DLC and offering these Ultimate Editions at great prices with even bigger discounts for PlayStation Plus members! There is truly no better time to beef up your game collection.
Choose from these awesome titles:
• Red Dead Redemption with Legends and Killers, Liars and Cheats and Undead Nightmare
• Rockstar's open-world Western with DLC offering nine new multiplayer maps, over 25 new multiplayer characters, additional new multiplayer weapons and new trophies. Oh, zombies, too!
$27.99 ($19.59 for PlayStation Plus Members!)
• InFAMOUS 2 Complete Edition - Cole MacGrath returns in SuckerPunch's action adventure hit. Help save New Marais from the Beast, and itself.
$33.99 ($23.79 for PlayStation Plus Members!)
• BioShock 2 with Exclusive Character Pack, Minerva's Den, The Protector Trials, Rapture Metro and Sinclair Solutions. This survival horror shooter from 2K Games picks up eight years...