93w ago - Today Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani has confirmed that the Assassin's Creed Revelation PS3 Beta opens on September 3rd for PlayStation Plus subscribers.
To quote: We have just announced that PlayStation Plus members get access to the Assassin's Creed Revelations BETA on September 3rd! No, seriously, this is happening!
Here is a quick glimpse of some of the things you can expect to experience in the ACR Beta (a much, much more detailed list that will be available on a special website we're creating just for the Beta, but in the meantime, you can learn more in our forums.
Nine characters are available in the Beta which are all unlocked for your use at the outset. Though they share the same overall behavior, their animations differ and their ability sets are customizable. Available Characters include: The Sentinel, The Vanguard, The Guardian, The Vizier, The Thespian, The Deacon, The Bombardier, The Trickster and The Champion.
Three maps are available in the Beta and are all unlocked from the outset. Be sure to pay attention to their layouts in-game as these maps have been tuned to allow more strategy than those in Assassin's Creed Brotherhood...
94w ago - Today Sony PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has announced that they have officially opened The Tester virtual reality show's casting call for Season 3 on PSN.
To quote: We're very excited to announce that PlayStation Network's exclusive hit reality series The Tester will return for a third season and the online casting call begins today! This is your chance to get on the show!
We are holding an online casting call and competition inviting gamers from across the country to submit a profile for a chance to become a member of the 12-person cast of "The Tester 3."
While the producers will be looking at every profile, remember that one lucky gamer is voted onto the cast by you! And, last year, you guys voted Mickey Paradis (aka "8bitmickey") onto the show.
We're not only looking for competitive, seasoned gamers, but we also want to see your personality and passion. Here's a look at some past video submissions from folks you might recognize.
"The Tester - Season 3" promises to be bigger and bolder than last season. For starters, the winner of the third season gets a production job at our world-famous...
132w ago - Sony's Creative Services Director Joby Hirschfeld of Channel Marketing and Events has announced today that beginning tomorrow the PlayStation Lounge will officially open in Manhattan and guarantees access to the PlayStation Move motion controller in addition to the latest PS3 and PSP software line-up.
To quote: I'm stopping by today to pull back the curtain on a new project that we've been hard at work on for consumers in the New York area.
Opening tomorrow afternoon at 550 Madison in New York City's Manhattan is the brand new PlayStation Lounge, the only place where you're guaranteed to get your hands on the all new PlayStation Move motion controller, in addition to PS3's, PSP's and the incredible line-up of software that accompanies them.
This site holds significance for our brand as it is not only the location of our New York SonyStyle Store, but also home to Sony headquarters in New York City.
The PlayStation Lounge, located in the lower level of the building, was designed from the ground up to provide you with a one-stop-shop for all your PlayStation needs. It's the must-hit destination if you're still trying to get your hands on PlayStation Move or searching for the latest PlayStation first and third-party games.
137w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has announced that the Assassin's Creed Brotherhood PS3 Beta opens to PS Plus subscribers today.
To quote: In late September, we announced that select PlayStation Plus subscribers would be invited to participate in the PlayStation-exclusive Assassin's Creed Brotherhood beta.
Today, we are happy to announce that we have worked with Ubisoft to open this opportunity to all PlayStation Plus subscribers! Gamers interested in getting a first glimpse at the Assassin's Creed Brotherhood multiplayer mode can access the beta from the PlayStation Plus category on the PlayStation Store.
We would also like to thank you for your continued feedback on PlayStation Plus. Your comments and submissions to PlayStation.Blog Share truly do get taken under consideration and help shape the offering as we move forward.
Be sure to visit Ubisoft's forum page to submit feedback on the Assassin's Creed Brotherhood beta. Enjoy the beta!
139w ago - SCEE Home Community Lead Alex Weekes has announced today that the PlayStation Home LOOT Store is opening with Cabin Boy!
To quote: We're updating the Shopping Centre this week, as LOOT move in with their own store. Replacing the Diesel store, the LOOT store is a massive vault where you'll be able to pick up everything LOOT related.
Launching concurrently with the new store is LOOT's arcade game Cabin Boy, which can be added to any personal space. Even better, the furniture piece is now available in two styles to choose from!
Cabin Boy challenges you to a retro game involving juggling multiple tasks - such as catching fish - to post the highest score you can. And keep an eye out for more to come soon!
Also available in PlayStation Home this week is a new hairstyle from Lockwood. For furnishing your apartment there's a pair of wonderfully detailed Sun and Earth lamps. From Sodium there's new teleporter pads that you can place in your personal space to get from one side to the other faster than ever before.
Looking for something new to decorate your personal space and a fan of Street Fighter 4? Good news this week, then, as the Street Fighter 4 statuettes have arrived! There's a huge collection of characters to choose from - or collect them...