128w ago - SCEA Media Partnerships Specialist Brian Gauld has announced today news of a Socom 4 MLG Boot Camp and official $20k ladder details as follows:
PlayStation and Major League Gaming are giving you two chances to show everyone what you've got in SOCOM 4–and win big in the process.
MLG Boot Camp
Boot Camp gives anyone who registers and completes a match the chance to win awesome prizes regardless of skill. Registration is open now, and Boot Camp ladder play is currently running through July 13th.
Registering your 6-man team on MLG's Gamebattles.com and playing at least one match will put you in the running for both Boot Camp prizing and the Official $20,000 Ladder Tournament. If you're a lone soldier, check out the MLG forums where you can team up with other players of your skill level.
Boot Camp prizing includes:
• Two-hour gaming sessions with the Zipper Interactive dev team
• ASUS professional gaming monitors
• Full Astro A40 Systems (SOCOM 4 Customized)
• MLG Gunnars
133w ago - Sony Associate Brand Marketing Hardware Manager Crystal MacKenzie has announced today news of a new 'Dads & Grads' PSP Limited Edition Entertainment Pack.
To quote: These days parents play games as much as their kids, so for Father's Day we're making what to get Dad a whole lot easier - introducing the newest Limited Edition PSP Entertainment Pack.
This high value PSP bundle includes a "piano black" PSP-3000 system, 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo and two of our biggest portable titles – MLB 11 The Show and Gran Turismo.
Available this June at retailers nationwide for $159.99 (MSRP), this Limited Edition PSP Entertainment Pack will allow you to play like you're in the big leagues with MLB 11: The Show or feel the edge-of-your-seat racing excitement of Gran Turismo.
With this kind of value, there's no doubt this bundle is a great gift for dads or grads everywhere. Enjoy!
133w ago - Your favorite PSP games are coming soon to PlayStation 3. Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. has announced the "PSP Remaster" title series this morning, in which Sony and other publishers will remaster their best PSP titles for PlayStation 3 on blu-ray disc.
"PSP Remaster" titles will deliver high-definition graphics, SIXAXIS and DualShock 3 compatibility, new add-on content and/or stereoscopic 3D support. Save data from the original PSP version can be used in the "PSP Remaster" version. Ad-hoc gameplay is supported with the "adhoc party for PlayStation Portable" PlayStation 3 application.
The first "PSP Remaster" title will debut in Japan with Monster Hunter Portable 3rd HD Ver. from Capcom. The PlayStation 3 version is "more gorgeous and vibrant than ever" and will "deliver dynamic gameplay when played on the large TV screens." A fitting first release, as the game has already sold over 4.5 million units in the country.
Sony Computer Entertainment "will deploy various measures to enhance the software title line-up for the PS3 system." The rumored God of War: Portable Collection from last week is likely part of this lineup. The only question left unanswered is "what's next?" Final Fantasy? Clank and Daxter? With E3 in just over two weeks, we'll soon find out.
146w ago - SCEA Associate Product Marketing Manager Chuck Lacson has announced the official InFamous 2 PS3 release date, pre-orders details and Hero Edition today.
To quote: We are happy to announce that inFAMOUS 2 will be launching in North America exclusively on the PlayStation 3 on June 7th, 2011!
In about 4 months, players will finally begin the next chapter in Cole's adventures.
On top of this, we'd love to confirm that on that same day we are also launching the inFAMOUS 2 HERO Edition (aka the Best Kept Secret EVER) for $99.99 (msrp).
Short of actual electrical super powers, the HERO Edition delivers everything an inFamous fan could want including a highly detailed 8.5" Cole MacGrath statue, a sportable sling pack modeled after Cole's own in-game gear, the inFAMOUS #1 mini comic from DC Comics, the official inFAMOUS 2 HERO Edition Soundtrack and a super voucher code for a collection of in-game content.
Starting today participating retailers kick off official pre-order programs letting you score one of the following bonus items listed below.
24K GOLD AMP
Cole's nasty new weapon definitely delivers the pain, but when you pre-order at Amazon.com...