Insomniac Games Announce Resistance 3 Public PS3 Beta Dates

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142w ago - Today Senior Community Manager James Stevenson at Insomniac Games has announced the Resistance 3 public PS3 Beta dates, with early access beginning on August 4, 2011.

To quote: Many of you have been getting very excited about the chance to play Resistance 3′s competitive multiplayer modes online when the Resistance 3 Public Beta launches.

Today, we're happy to give some additional info about the launch dates for the beta.

For those of you who have received Early Access to the Public Beta via specially marked packages of SOCOM 4, we will be opening the beta to you at some point on Thursday, August 4th.

Your existing codes will be able to be redeemed via the PlayStation Store and the Redeem Code button. PlayStation Plus subscribers in the U.S. will also be invited to join the beta beginning on August 23rd. If you're a subscriber, all you'll have to do is navigate to the PlayStation Plus section of the PlayStation Store to download the beta.





The Resistance 3 Beta includes two of our major maps in the game, the Seaside of Glamorgan, Wales, as well as a Trainyard in Bogota, Colombia. The Public Beta includes two of our five multiplayer modes, Team Deathmatch and Chain Reaction (the other...
 

Insomniac Games Reveals Resistance 3 PS3 Box Art and Logos

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152w ago - Today Insomniac Games Senior Community Manager James Stevenson has officially revealed the Resistance 3 PS3 box art and logos to fans.

To quote: Today we're proud to reveal the Resistance 3 box art that you can hold in your hands when the game hits store shelves on September 6th. You should recognize right away that this graphic version of the Chimeran Skull with the New York skyline depicted as its teeth, as well as the stylized version of the Resistance franchise logo, isn't your typical "rendered hero" box art.

To create this new look, we partnered with Olly Moss, a talented British artist, to create a bold vision of the Resistance 3 box art for both the North American and European territories.

The Resistance team worked closely with Olly to share our vision for the Chimera-occupied 1957, and Joesph Capelli's journey across the destroyed USA to his destination, New York City. You'll see this in the alternate version of the art below, which shows Capelli walking towards the NYC skyline.

We wanted Olly's work to reflect that in Resistance 3, YOU are the Resistance. Resistance 3 isn't a military shooter, as the United States Army and SRPA have been destroyed. Instead, Resistance 3 is about the remnants...
 

Insomniac Games Details Resistance 3 PS3: The Story So Far

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176w ago - Insomniac Games Creative Director Marcus Smith has shared details today on the story so far in Resistance 3 for the PS3 entertainment system.

To quote: Hopefully you had a chance to check out the teaser for our new trailer which will premier exclusively this Saturday during the Spike Video Game Awards (check your local listings for time and network if you're outside the US).

And, we look forward to sharing more with you about the trailer after the VGAs this weekend. But even prior to the VGAs, a lot of new info has hit since GamesCom via a couple magazine covers that you may have seen - but if you missed it, we're here to catch you up.

First of all, the main protagonist in Resistance 3 is Joseph Capelli, the Sentinel who (HUGE RESISTANCE 2 SPOILERS HERE... if you haven't played it yet, go buy a Greatest Hits copy now!) was forced to kill Nathan Hale at the end of R2.

Capelli was dishonorably discharged, and four years later is living in hiding with his wife, Susan, and son, Jack, along with other survivors in the town of Haven, Oklahoma. He's given up fighting, and is now just trying to hide and survive the Chimeran death squads that roam the planet....
 

Video: GamesCom Interview with Ted Price of Insomniac Games

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191w ago - SCEE Blog Manager James Gallagher has shared an interview today with Ted Price of Insomniac Games from GamesCom 2010, as follows:

I've been a supporter of Insomniac Games ever since I played Spyro the Dragon on the original PlayStation that still sits proudly beneath my TV. Therefore, it was a genuine Pleasure to meet the company's President, Ted Price, at gamescom in Cologne.

First of all, I was keen to hear how it felt to finally spill the beans on the two PlayStation 3 games, Ratchet & Clank All 4 One and Resistance 3, that they have been secretly working on.

"It's a relief!" Ted replied. "Our fans are very vocal on the forums about what we're doing and now we can finally confirm that we are making these games and that they are going to be awesome."

It has been a huge year for Insomniac Games an I was also set on finding out how important it felt for them to reassure PlayStation fans of their commitment to their big first parties IPs.

"We've had such a great relationship with Sony over the years that we felt it very important to remind people that we're still great partners and that we still have great franchises that we're working on," he said. "What we're going to see what from...
 

Video: Resistance 3 Confirmed, Coming Exclusively to PS3!

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192w ago - Creative Director Marcus Smith has officially confirmed today at GamesCom 2010 that Resistance 3 from Insomniac Games is coming exclusively to PS3 alongside a video teaser!

To quote: Wearing my new hat as the Creative Director on Resistance 3, I wanted to stop by and finally announce the game that Kombo.com has dubbed, "the worst-kept secret in gaming."

We were very excited to finally OFFICIALLY announce Resistance 3 at the PlayStation press conference at gamescom in Cologne, Germany. While we aren't revealing too much at this time, we did want to share this live-action teaser that should set the mood for what's to come.





We won't be gone for too long – the team has been hard at work over the last two years developing Resistance 3, and we're excited to have extra time to ensure that this game lives up to the expectations we've all got for it.

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