24w ago - Today Sony Worldwide Studios Art Director Gavin Moore announced that a Puppeteer demo is coming soon to PlayStation 3 fans.
To quote: We're getting closer and closer to the release of Puppeteer! In preparation for release, I'm happy to announce that a playable demo demonstrating the essence of Puppeteer's gameplay will be made available in Europe prior to launch.
We plan on packing loads of content into the demo, and we hope it will give you a great idea of how the finished game will feel when it hits PlayStation 3 on 11th September.
While we're on the topic of demos, maybe some of you have heard of Puppeteer's 'Rehearsal Edition', which releases on Japan's PlayStation Store this week.
The Rehearsal Edition is not a traditional game demo but rather a uniquely regional way to introduce the world of Puppeteer.
The brief interactive stage specially designed for this concept gives Japanese gamers a peak behind the curtain at the cast of Puppeteer as they prepare for the 'big show'. The characters can be seen busily rehearsing while the crew put together the elaborate set pieces to be used in the bunraku - or 'puppet theatre' - that serves as the game's setting.
In order to let Japanese players fully soak in the atmosphere,...
To quote (via Wololo): You might remember the psp2ps3 tools, and all the excitement a few weeks ago around a recent hack breakthrough that allows people to run psp isos (and, potentially, homebrews) on a hacked PS3, by “camouflaging” the game inside a PSP Mini.
Although people believed this trick was reserved to PS3s running a Custom Firmware, this might become an incorrect statement very soon…
I was contacted by scene member CapetLeVrai who apparently found a way to run those PSP ISOs on a non hacked PS3 running the latest official firmware 4.41.
The current technique will probably not blow your mind for now, as it requires you to own both a hacked and a non hacked PS3, but it could open huge opportunities in the near future if the right people decide to look into that. The basic idea is that after...
34w ago - Sony Producer Kumi Yuasa announced that today the Soul Sacrifice PSN demo arrives, and has confirmed that game saves transfer to full game with details below.
To quote: I hope you're ready for Soul Sacrifice - the demo will be available this afternoon on PSN!
Your first reaction to the demo might be, "Holy moly, this is a LOT of demo!" ...And you'd be right! The entire first chapter of the full game is included, all of which is playable with up to three other friends via online or ad-hoc multiplayer. Inafune-san made it a special point for the demo to be quite substantial, as you can read in his comments below:
"The number one reason for the Soul Sacrifice demo to have a lot of content was to show the users the full attraction of Soul Sacrifice. We knew that cutting out a small section of the game and saying, 'Isn't this part fun?' would not show the users the full potential of the game. We figured that it wouldn't make sense if the users could not have the 'I want to play more' feeling.
"So, we decided we want to provide, 'at the very least,' this amount of the game for the users. That is why, if you compare it to a standard demo, this became such a substantial piece. But we are confident that this will not become something negative where the users will feel...
34w ago - Sony Producer Kumi Yuasa announced today that the Soul Sacrifice demo arrives on April 16th and has shared a Keiji Inafune interview with fans below!
To quote: Soul Sacrifice launches exclusively for PlayStation Vita on April 30th... that's just weeks away! Many of you have been asking about the demo coming to North America and we're finally able to address your questions.
First, though, watch our new interview with legendary designer Keiji Inafune below.
The demo for Soul Sacrifice is coming to PlayStation Store on April 16th – thanks for waiting so patiently! The demo begins in despair, with you in the role of a captive imprisoned by a ruthless mage and awaiting sacrifice. T
he looming promise of certain death is interrupted by the appearance of a mysterious book. The tome, inexplicably able to think and speak, introduces itself as Librom.
Librom also claims to hold a special power, allowing those who read it to experience what's written within. But it's best that we spoil no more than that! Be sure to try out the Soul Sacrifice demo on April 16th, and check back here when you do - we'll have more information about the game to share!
VR Missions are a Metal Gear Solid staple, and we're pleased to offer these exclusively to PlayStation fans in North America.
In these 30 all-new VR missions, you'll test your blade skills in a host of new challenges. Get ready to face off against METAL GEAR Ray, fend off sliders with machine gun turrets, infiltrate as dwarf gekko and much more. The 30 missions feature a host of different challenges and it'll take real skill to conquer them all.
To kick off the launch of the downloadable content release for Metal Gear Rising:...