117w ago - Today SCEE Contributing Editor Roland Fauster has shared details on Dragon's Dogma: Dragons and Unlimited Freedom on the PS3 entertainment system!
To quote: The people at Capcom should be no strangers to establishing a new IP on the market. Since the Japanese company introduced their first multi-part franchise in the mid '80s with Ghosts 'n Goblins, they have been known for establishing franchises that run for many years.
Along with such legendary titles as Street Fighter and Mega Man, this strategy has enabled them to create and develop things such as, in particular, the survival-horror genre.
However, it was interesting to meet Resident Evil 4 and Devil May Cry producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi at gamescom and to watch him demonstrate Capcom's latest offering, Dragon's Dogma. What was shown on the screen in the tiny booth was neither slugfest nor survival-action title, nor a new approach for an arcade concept either.
What Capcom had announced in April, probably more out of sheer habit, as action-adventure was in fact the first open-world RPG in Capcom's 33-year history.
Indeed, with Dragon's Dogma Capcom is not abandoning their extensive expertise in action gameplay; however, the presentation at gamescom focused mainly on the most basic aspect of an...
117w ago - Today Andy Stewart of the European Playstation Store Team has revealed some special offers available this week, as follows:
Hello everybody and welcome once again to the PlayStation Store Special Offers Update. A couple of weeks ago we launched the PSP Power Sale, bringing you some great PSP games at discounted prices.
Well now its time for the second part of the PSP Power Sale, but what does that mean? New games!! That's what.
Now there is one game on this list I have to give a special shout out too and that is the eagerly awaited Persona 3 Portable. We have been waiting for this game release for quite a bit in the EU and because of that, the publishers have agreed to a 2 week discount for this game on the day of release. So don't miss out and get your copy now to take advantage of this discount.
We also have some other great games available and some of you will notice that games you requested last week on the blog are now in the sale. So don't be scared to make a request and get involved.
Anyway that's enough chit-chat for now, see the content available below for you from the 7th September to the 21st September. Enjoy!
118w ago - Lexis Numerique's Djamil Kemal has posted up some fresh Amy: The Faces of Horror PlayStation 3 video footage today for fans below!
To quote: If you've been following the development of Amy, you probably know that we're trying to make a unique survival-horror game for PSN.
We're working hard to bring a different gameplay based on a deep interaction between Lana, a young woman who is the lead character, and Amy, an eight year-old child, set in a horrific environment. Soon, we'll give you many more details on some of the key elements of the gameplay.
But for now, we wanted to show you that, even for a downloadable game, we're trying our best to bring you real flesh-and-blood characters. You can meet two of them in the new videos below.
First, a quick primer on the world of Amy. It's 2035, and global warming has intensified beyond mankind's control.
Floods, hurricanes, and other natural disasters are claiming lives with increasing regularity.
And in Silver City, the site of a recent comet impact, a mysterious viral outbreak has begun transforming a large percentage of the populace into horrific monstrosities. This is the final straw for Father John, a priest in Silver City: He's convinced that the outbrerak...
118w ago - Insomniac Games Senior Community Manager James Stevenson has shared some video footage today for fans of when Resistance 3 for PS3 met Sony spokesman Kevin Butler.
To quote: As we lead up to Resistance 3's launch this Tuesday, we wanted to start your holiday weekend right with the two television commercials you will be seeing for Resistance 3 over the next few weeks.
These commercials will be airing during NFL games and my personal favorite, college football, as well as series premieres of some of the biggest shows on TV.
Why two commercials, you ask? Well, we have two great approaches for Resistance 3. One involves the story of Joseph Capelli's journey. In some ways this ties us back to the very first live-action prologue trailer that showed us the first glimpse of Resistance 3's grim new world.
Here you get a glimpse of the emotions and story that make up our game. We really feel like this ad wonderfully captures and encapsulates Resistance 3. Take a look:
Hope you liked that commercial and it got you pumped for the game's launch. That said, what's a huge PS3 exclusive without a Kevin Butler commercial? Maybe it's best if you just watch.
118w ago - WayForward Technologies Designer and Director Sean Velasco has shared all the bloody details today on BloodRayne: Betrayal for PSN in a new video below!
To quote: We've been working ridiculously hard on BloodRayne: Betrayal for quite some time now and I can't tell you how stoked I am to tell you that it's launching next week, on September 6th, as part of the annual PSN PLAY promotion.
For those of you who might not know, WayForward has been working on a full-on 2D re-imagining of the iconic BloodRayne franchise. BloodRayne: Betrayal is all about deep and varied combat, tough-as-nails platforming, smooth and fluid animations, and of course, buckets and buckets of blood!
We've previously been fortunate enough to work with the game's publisher, Majesco, on A Boy and His Blob. It was a great experience, so when they approached us with the opportunity to reboot BloodRayne, we jumped at it! With the power of the PS3 behind us, we have crafted our first HD side-scrolling game, and it looks frickin' amazing!
We've combined a rich fluid dynamic system that allows for superbly splattery blood, unique screen-distorting refraction effects for all of Rayne's slicing and dicing, tons of layers of background...