14w ago - Creator Noah Sasso is back with another Sportsfriends update today introducing new BaraBariBall Arenas and PAX Tournaments.
To quote: Last time I posted here I introduced BaraBariBall and the Sportsfriends collection.
Go check it out if you're curious about what the game is, or click here if you want a more in-depth look at its systems (tldr version: it's a fun new fighting game, with a ball).
Since then we've raised enough funding to bring Sportsfriends to PS3, poured a ton more work into all four games, and played BaraBariBall with thousands of people at dozens of events, including UFGT, Magfest, PAX, Apex, two EVOs and many more.
We've been fortunate to have the opportunity to continue to tune and refine BaraBariBall for this long (thanks, Kickstarter supporters!) and there's still lots to do before we're ready to launch, but until then, I'm here to bring you up to speed on some news.
First, we've put together an exciting new trailer that shows off some...
14w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Paul Sullivan has detailed this weeks Sony PlayStation Mobile updates, which cover PAX Prime weekend below.
To quote: Every Tuesday, there are new games, apps and/or updates added to PlayStation Mobile. Hermit Crab In Space is now available in Canada and there is a price change for Magic Planet Snack Deluxe. This week's post also includes some details about the presence that PlayStation Mobile will have at PAX Prime in Seattle this coming weekend.
PlayStation Mobile at PAX Prime
The last big video game show for the U.S. market is almost here. Over the last few years, PAX Prime has been one of the best places for the gaming public to get their hands on the hottest new hardware and software titles. This year, gamers will be able to play many games for PS4, PS3, PS Vita, and - of course - PlayStation Mobile.
This is first time that PlayStation Mobile will be featured at PAX, so for those that are able to attend, you'll be able to check out 8 of our hottest games currently available on the platform. PAX Prime runs from August 30th through September 2nd in Seattle, Washington. Head here for more information.
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15w ago - Square Enix Senior Online Community Manager Matt Hilton announced today that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn early access officially starts this weekend!
To quote: Yep, that's right, it's finally here. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has been rebuilt from the ground up, and adventurers the world over will be able to begin their journey throughout Eorzea tomorrow with the start of Early Access, ahead of Tuesday's official launch.
It's a massively exciting time for the whole team, and we'd like to thank everybody that's been involved in the beta phases until now. We really appreciate the enormous feedback and support sent along the way.
And for those of you who haven't yet pre-ordered, it's not too late. Order now (or any time before August 27th) and you'll still be able to get in Early Access - a headstart on your new adventure into Eorzea.
Plus, you'll get your hands on some exclusive in-game items:
• Cait Sith Doll Minion: On sabbatical from Shinra Inc., Cait Sith will join your party as a non-combat pet.
• Mog Cap: Show your love of Final Fantasy and strut around the world of Eorzea in this Moogle themed hat. Kupo!
We'd also like to share some of the amazing artwork prepared...
16w ago - Zen Studios Community Manager Bobby Loertscher posted up a video today demonstrating to fans how to make your own KickBeat tracks.
Below are the details, to quote: In case you haven't heard, KickBeat is coming out for PS Vita and PS3 on September 3 and supports Cross-Buy.
If you are headed to PAX in a few weeks, make sure to stop by the PlayStation booth and play the game before it releases! HUGE thanks to Sony for having us in their booth at PAX!
One of the coolest things about KickBeat is that the game really never ends. Yes, we give you 18 licensed tracks in the single player campaign, but we thought that many of you would love to experiment with your own music and make your own KickBeat levels.
If you really want to beat your enemies to the latest Bieber track, well, you can do that in the privacy of your own screen.
The process of creating your own KickBeat tracks is quite simple and we do 99% of the work for you. We made a nice little video outlining the process of using your own music to make KickBeat tracks:
We have been experimenting with many different kinds of music, ranging from classical to rap, dubstep and even metal. It's really fun to see what kind of fight...
19w ago - Today a new PlayStation Q&A video (below) has surfaced from Sony confirming that Party Chat will be available on the PS4 without PS Plus and that the friends list can hold up to 2000 friends.
To quote: "Sony has confirmed that you won't need a PS Plus subscription to make use of the PlayStation 4's party chat functionality.
In a new Q&A video, it's been revealed that the new party chat feature will be available to everyone, even if they opt not to subscribe to PlayStation Plus.
At the moment, a PlayStation Plus subscription is needed to the online multiplayer of most titles, though services like Netflix, party chat, and free-to-play games like DC Universe Online will be available without it.
Additionally, the video also confirms that PlayStation 4 friends lists will be capped at 2,000 people, DualShock 3 controllers won't work with the PS4 while the PlayStation Move will, and your PSN avatar and username will carry over to PlayStation 4 along with a host of privacy options.
One of the biggest concerns fans have raised about the PlayStation 4 is just how many features will be accessible without owning a PS Plus account."