149w ago - Product Marketing Manager TJ Consunji has announced that as of today the Killzone 3 PS3 Multiplayer Open Beta is live!
To quote: Starting at 10AM Pacific Time today, the Killzone 3 Multiplayer Open Beta is live!
Japan and Europe are already hard at frag and now it's time for North America and Mexico to join the party! You'll find the Killzone 3 Beta on the main page of the PlayStation Store; it's also listed under the 3D and PlayStation Move categories for added convenience.
The Open Beta includes one map, Frozen Dam. All game modes can be played on this map:
• Warzone: The traditional Killzone game mode with game types changing on-the-fly
• Guerrilla Warfare: Our take on Team Deathmatch
• Operations: Our new story driven multiplayer game mode
• Botzone: An offline version of Warzone which can be played against AI opponents
The Killzone 3 Open Beta is playable in 3D and supports the PlayStation Move motion controller. The Beta trial runs until February 15th, so get on board while you can!
If you have any feedback, Killzone.com has a section of the forum specifically set up for this purpose....
151w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager TJ Consunji has shared a new Killzone 3 Multiplayer MP03 Bilgarsk Boulevard video today alongside details of the KZ3 PS3 Open Beta!
According to the US PS Blog the Killzone 3 PlayStation 3 Open Beta for North America arrives on February 2, with the EU PS Blog confirming the Killzone 2 Open Beta hits Europe on February 3, 2011.
To quote: In case this morning's Killzone 3 Multiplayer Open Beta announce wasn't enough to tide you over, here's some more Killzone MP goodness.
Here is video of Killzone 3's third multiplayer map, Bilgarsk Boulevard. When you play, remember to stick to the alleyways and building interiors because the long sightlines make crossing the boulevard a deadly proposition...
For more details on Killzone 3's 8 multiplayer levels, including MP03 Bilgarsk Boulevard and the MP05 Frozen Dam map featured in the Multiplayer Open Beta, check out the full briefing on Killzone.com....
173w ago - EA Community Manager Matthew Pruitt has shared details today on how user feedback helped shape Medal of Honor's Multiplayer PS3 Beta.
To quote: The Medal of Honor beta is now closed and we want to thank you, PlayStation fans, for supporting us! The turnout was tremendous and we could not have asked for a better experience.
It is always great to do a true beta like this, because at the end of the day, this game is for you, the gamers. We received some amazing feedback and opted to extend the beta to make sure that we were able to hear as much of it as we could. Twitter, Facebook, and our forums have been blowing up with comments and we have been taking many notes.
We have learned a lot, and we wanted to take this opportunity to run down some of the major changes/fixes we have made to the game as a direct result of your feedback.
Improved Hit Detection
This was a very big issue and came up many times in the forums. We are glad to say that hit detection has been vastly improved. We really tightened up the mechanics and essentially, wherever the bullet hits on the body – that is where the hit registers. It is even possible to shoot and have the bullet go between someone's legs - it is...
175w ago - A few days back we saw hints that the Killzone 3 PS3 beta may be coming, and today further confirmation arrives with the launch of the official Killzone 3 PlayStation 3 Web site HERE.
According to JamesM5150 via IronStarMovement.com (linked above), more Killzone 3 PS3 details are expected to surface at this year's Gamescom convention, which runs from August 18th to the 22nd, 2010.
To quote: "This pretty much confirms that there will be indeed some sort of public beta announcement soon, considering everyone that had access to the Killzone 2 multiplayer beta (which started: 10/08/08) can view the Killzone 3 beta listing themselves.
There is also a Killzone 3 beta website that allows you to log-in with your PlayStation Network ID, however, you cannot access the contents of the webpage just yet and your PSN ID is claimed to be invalid."
181w ago - Sony's Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman has revealed how fans can win a Beta Code for Medal of Honor Multiplayer, which recently went live on the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: Beta access is reserved for those who pre-order the full version of Medal of Honor, EA and DICE's modern-day war shooter that hits the PS3 this October.
Luckily, we've got 18 beta code vouchers to hand out - keep an eye on the official PlayStation Twitter feed to find out how to win later today.
To get a head start on the giveaway, watch the following video (very) carefully.
Note: If you do win a beta voucher, you must redeem it on the official Medal of Honor site and specify PS3 to get a code you can redeem on the PSN Store.
At the 2010 E3 Expo last week, Medal of Honor executive producer Greg Goodrich and creative director Richard Farrelly gave us a primer on what's new (modern-day Afghanistan with modern-day weapons), what's unlockable (Tier 1 Operator status and...beards?!), and what's planned for the final release of Medal of Honor this fall.