6h ago - Sony Product Planning and Platform Software Innovation Director Don Mesa announced today that Epic Mickey 2 hits PlayStation Vita this June with enhanced features as outlined below.
To quote: We're always looking for new experiences to bring to PS Vita owners, and many times it's as easy as looking at the extensive catalog of games that make up the PS3 library.
The powerful hardware included in PS Vita has no problem handling PS3-quality experiences on the go, and we're excited to bring another PS3 title to your favorite handheld.
Today we're announcing that PS Vita owners will be able to check out Disney Interactive's Epic Mickey 2 on PS Vita next month, on June 18th.
Epic Mickey 2 comes to PS Vita with a number of new features that are only made possible with PS Vita's unique touch capabilities. On the backend, we've added things like ad hoc network functionality, but we've also implemented new ways to control the game.
You'll be able to control paint, thinner and Oswald's electric beam using the touch screen, as well as use orientation-based controls for both the camera and while driving.
You'll find added touch screen functionality elsewhere; use it to give instructions to AI, select/drag/drop sketches, burst bubbles and projectiles, and navigate...
1d ago - Following up on their previous update, PlayStation 3 developers Estwald and D_Skywalk have updated the PS3 backup game manager known as Iris Manager to version 2.45 with the changes outlined below.
To quote, roughly translated: What's New in version 2.45:
1) Added German as a language (thanks toto67)
2) New update Simplified and Traditional Chinese (thanks Liqianyu)
3) Fixed a bug that disallowed games bigfile external USB disk to internal (in cache). We have included a small correction for those games that do not have more than one cached bigfile. Also added warning if it comes to launching the game with BD Emu ON (exite cache inconsistency between games and BD Emu)
4) Added a number of improvements to the FTP server: now warns if you exit the application (attention, if it comes with PS button will not tell)...
1d ago - Today RockStar announced that The Warriors is coming next week to PSN with details below.
To quote: Fresh off the back of our 2003 stealth thriller Manhunt launching on PlayStation Store last week, we've got another Rockstar Games PS2 Classic coming up for you to download to your PS3.
Starting Tuesday, May 28th, our latest PS2 Classics release on PlayStation Network lets you navigate the treacherous path home for that real live bunch from Coney, as The Warriors will be available to plaaaa-ay on PS3. Grab it from the PlayStation Store next week for $9.99.
PS2 Classics Available on PSN:
• Liberty City Stories
• Vice City Stories
• Grand Theft Auto III
• Vice City
• San Andreas
• Red Dead Revolver
• Max Payne
• Midnight Club: Street Racing
• Midnight Club II
• Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition REMIX
1d ago - Gameshastra Creative Director and Producer Vijay Ragahavan announced today that Kite Fight takes to the skies on PlayStation 3 next week.
To quote: Reliving your childhood experiences can become quite cumbersome at times, what with all those pesky troubles and annoyances adulthood has to offer. You can hardly find the time to indulge in, say, for instance - some kite flying. Sounds like a bit of work doesn't it?
But there's an easy way out. On 29th May, we'll be releasing Kite Fight. Developed here at Gameshastra - host to titles like Dare to Fly, Don 2 and many others - it brings you the ultimate casual experience on PlayStation Move. So why don't you kick back, ease into that comfy chair, arm yourself with a Move controller and get ready to fly a kite!
Priced at €4.99/£3.99, Kite Fight was developed to introduce today's gamers to the fine art of flying kites. A sport that was only recognised and played in festivals is now being bought to the world.
Kite Fight simulates kite flying using simple gestures and movements aided by the Move controller. Fly kites around the world and partake in the championships for the ultimate title of Kite Maestro!
Fly kites in serene locations and soothing atmosphere like...