Video: Dust 514 Dev Diary: Closer Look at Free-to-Play FPS' Vehicles

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72w ago - Vehicles Lead Designer Ryan Thornton shared a video today which takes a closer look at the Dust 514 free-to-play FPS' vehicles as part of their PS3 developer diary below.

To quote: Enter the EVE Universe, where intergalactic conflict among immortal spaceship pilots has spilled from the vast, empty expanse of space onto the surfaces of the planets themselves.

These ground conflicts are waged in the battle zones of DUST 514, where you, the boots on the ground, are empowered to take the war effort to a whole new level. As a mercenary in DUST 514, you are the frontline against other intrepid soldiers of fortune.

At your disposal you have a large arsenal of weaponry and a range of vehicle classes, from ground-based light attack vehicles and heavy attack vehicles, to imposing aerial-based dropships.

In this video, you'll see how vehicle classes provide a rock-solid foundation for exploring specialized roles. As your persona in DUST 514 progresses, you have the choice of unlocking advanced vehicle variants that fill unique roles on the battlefield.

Some of these include Logistical Dropships to provide a support presence on the battlefield, and Marauder HAVs, which are well-rounded armored units that pack a punch while maintaining a fair amount of damage protection.
 

Dollar Dash: A Four-Player Free-for-All Coming to PS3 This Winter

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74w ago - Candygun Art Director Andreas Hackel has announced today that a four-player free-for-all is coming to PS3 this Winter.

Below is the scoop, to quote: Late last year, we were gathering ideas and prototypes in preparation of creating our next game. There was one idea we really liked: A fast-paced multiplayer sneaking game about a group of safe-breakers that sneak past cameras, laser barriers, and guards to pull off the ultimate heist.

In our earliest prototype, the goal of the four players was to pick locks and break walls in order to reach the vault and grab all the money inside before one of the other players could.

There was one element in this early prototype that was really fun: You could set up bear traps that would snare other players, slowing them down and causing the guards to catch them. Around the same time, we were also playing a lot of Bomberman in the office. And its brand of pick-up-and-play fun and multiplayer battles was something we wanted in our game, too.

So we decided to re-think the game from scratch, stripping out complicated concepts like guards and surveillance cameras and focusing on one basic idea: thieves stealing money and attacking other players. Enter Dollar Dash!

We knew we wanted an animated look for Dollar Dash, with inspirations...
 

PlayStation Plus Update: Solve a Quantum Conundrum Free on Plus

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74w ago - PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro has announced today that fans can solve a Quantum Conundrum free on PlayStation Plus as part of this week's update!

To quote: Last week, we revealed that Resident Evil 5 would be free for PS Plus members. Now we're welcoming Quantum Conundrum into the Instant Game Collection.

It's a ground-breaking title in its own right, so read on to learn a bit more about it, along with another great deal for Plus members. This update's content will be in effect with the November 13th PS Store Update.

November 13th PlayStation Plus Update

Quantum Conundrum
Free for Plus Members

Designed by Kim Swift (one of the original developers of the classic game Portal), Quantum Conundrum is an amazing first person puzzler which gives you the power to hop through different dimensions, manipulating the very physical traits of the world around you in real time on a quest to save your inventor Uncle, Professor Fitz Quadwrangle!





Check out IGN's video review of the game below to find out why Quantum Conundrum is super clever, a ton of fun, and definitely worth playing.



 

Tekken Tag Tournament 2: PSN Release, New Characters Tomorrow

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74w ago - Namco Bandai Games Community Manager Rich Bantegui announced today that Tekken Tag Tournament 2 will be getting an official PSN release with some free new characters tomorrow!

Below are the details, to quote: I wanted to give the PlayStation Nation the inside scoop on some cool things we have coming up for Tekken Tag Tournament 2 this week. Starting on Tuesday, November 13th, we will be offering Tekken Tag Tournament 2 as a download on PlayStation Store for $49.99.

For those of you doing the math right now, that's $10 cheaper than a Blu-ray copy of the game. And for those of you who have not purchased the game yet and are looking for another excuse to download or grab a copy, we will be releasing the final timed character roster update this week as well! BOOM! HYPE! WISDOM!

Monday night we'll unleash the final Tekken fighters from their cages and let them loose on the internet for our dedicated fans. The new unlocked characters for feature three returning favorites: Dr. Boskonovitch, Unknown and Violet.

It's been a while since players have been able to get their hands on these characters and play as them themselves, with Dr. B last playable in Tekken 3, Unknown last playable in the original Tekken Tag Tournament and Violet in Tekken 4.

It's been a long time,...
 

PlayStation Plus Update: RE5 Gold Edition Free, Portal 2 Discounted

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75w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro is here with this week's PlayStation Plus update featuring RE5 Gold Edition free, Portal 2 discounted and more outlined below!

To quote: Oh hey, November. Almost didn't see you there with all of your fall colors, national holidays, and general autumn revelry. While the temperature may be dropping, Plus is getting ready to deliver some great content.

We're happy to kick off this month with Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition, free for PlayStation Plus members! There's more to discuss of course, so read on to get info on all the goods.

November 5th PlayStation Plus Update

Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition
Free for Plus Members

This version of the original acclaimed Resident Evil 5 expands on the action-packed gameplay by including 2 extra episodes, one of which features Chris Redfield with series veteran Jill Valentine, along with extra costumes, content, and more.

Of course it comes with the complete Resident Evil 5 story; playable solo, or via local or online co-op. If you haven't tried one of the best Resident Evil titles this generation, now is your chance.





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