10w ago - Sony Blog Manager Fred Dutton announced that further details on the upcoming PlayStation App for PS4 are available from President Shuhei Yoshida today.
To quote: Did any of the early birds among you stay up the week before last to watch the Tokyo Game Show keynote?
If you did, you'll have seen Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida take to the stage to unveil the new PlayStation App, launching alongside PS4 later this year.
In general terms, the new app allows you to take the PlayStation experience with you when you're away from your PS4. You can stay in touch with friends, compare Trophies, view friends' activity (such as recorded or live-streamed gameplay), and access all the latest news.
I caught up with Yoshida immediately after the show, and asked him to expand on exactly what gamers can expect from PlayStation App later this year.
"It's an application that anyone can download for free on iOS and Android devices," he explained.
"There are a variety of things you can do with it. You can connect to your PlayStation profile and send messages - even voice messages - to friends between...
11w ago - WB Games Montreal Community Manager Hanny Duong unveiled the Batman: Arkham Origins PlayStation-Exclusive Knightfall Pack details below today.
To quote: Batman: Arkham Origins features a widely expanded Gotham City and introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before the events of the first two critically acclaimed games of the franchise- Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City.
The game showcases a young, unrefined Batman as he faces a defining moment in his early career. Players will encounter many important figures for the first time and forge crucial relationships that will shape the future of the characters. You'll become Batman as he transforms from a vigilante crime fighter into the Dark Knight.
Debuting exclusively here on PlayStation.Blog, our new trailer showcases two epic Batman skins: Knightfall Batman and Classic TV Series Batman. You'll be able to fight enemies in these all-new Batsuits as well as immerse yourself in hours of additional crime-fighting fun.
Inspired by the events of the DC Comics Batman: Knightfall saga, the exclusive PlayStation Knightfall Pack features:
• Knightfall Batman Skin
• Classic TV Series Batman Skin
15w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli announced that The Last of Us Multiplayer update v1.03 is incoming with details on Interrogation Mode outlined below.
To quote: The Last of Us multiplayer gets some serious updates today with the deployment of patch 1.03. The patch rolls out across all regions tomorrow, issuing several multiplayer fixes. In addition, a brand new game mode is being added to the suite, called Interrogation.
Interrogation is an objective game mode where both factions attempt to interrogate the opposing forces during the match, in an effort to unlock the enemy lockbox.
For more details on Interrogation mode, and the additional fixes deployed in patch 1.03, read on.
Changelist for Patch 1.03
• Fixes for "It's me" and "By any means" cinematics in the Cutscene Viewer.
• New game mode - Interrogation
Interrogation is a 4v4, two-part objective game mode where rival factions vie to find and open the other faction's lockbox, stealing the supplies inside. Each team must first achieve five interrogations of players on the other team.
Players can get interrogations by shivving an enemy, or getting an enemy into...
17w ago - Codemasters Community Manager Luke "Hatta" Spring revealed the F1 2013 Classics line-up today alongside detailing the PS3 developer Q&A below.
To quote: We're going to start this blog post with a big F1 Classics reveal. We've been teasing a few details since announcement, but today we're very happy to confirm the big names and legendary cars that will feature in F1 2013, plus the extra content you'll find in F1 2013 Classic Edition.
F1 Classics is a fictional racing series that allows you to race F1 cars, drivers and circuits from the 1980s and 1990s. The teams are represented by two drivers, the original that raced in the team's specific car and the team legend that has represented the team during a different era.
We're incredibly excited to have 10 iconic world champions feature in F1 Classics including Michael Schumacher, Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost. Between those and the five F1 2013 champions they've won an incredible 29 World Driver's Championships between them:
1980s (F1 2013 and F1 2013: Classic Edition)
1980 Williams FW07B - Alan Jones & Alain Prost
1986 Team Lotus 98T - Mario Andretti & Emerson Fittipaldi
1988 Ferrari F1-87/88C - Gerhard Berger & Michael Schumacher
1988 Team Lotus 100T - Satoru Nakajima & Mika Hakkinen
20w ago - Community Developer Zack Cooper shared a video today detailing three ways to play Splinter Cell Blacklist on PS3 for fans below.
To quote: As you can see in the video below, we've got three very distinct playstyles in Splinter Cell Blacklist. The Ghost is someone who likes to get in and out of a mission, leaving absolutely no trace of their presence.
You can either avoid contact with the enemy altogether (undisturbed hostiles give you the greatest challenge and reward), or knock them out. There are plenty of gadgets tailor-made for Ghosts; the proximity shocker is one of my favorites, especially when I feel like messing around with the AI.
I'll lay down mines, fire off a sticky cam for reconnaissance and/or distraction (you can play sounds from the sticky cam to serve as a decoy), and then lure the baddies into my playground.
There's something completely satisfying about knocking out a terrorist, leaving his body out in the open, then watching one of his buddies take notice and race over to investigate... only to get zapped. I'll clean up my mess after that, and hide those guys in the comfort of the darkness.
The Ghost is always non-lethal, though. That's imperative to the playstyle. If you want to use your karambit (the Indonesian knife that Sam uses in Blacklist),...