120w ago - Insomniac Games Community Intern Brandon Winfrey has posted up a video today from Gamescom 2011 spotlighting both Resistance 3 and Ratchet & Clank for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: I went to Germany once. I visited a castle, ate schnitzel - all things you should do as a guest of that fine country.
However, the most fun I had was when my exchange family set up a massive LAN party and we played games for 12 hours straight! It was then and there I realized that Germany is ground zero for videogames.
So for this year's Gamescom conference, the Insomniac crew hopped across the pond to show off our anticipated fall titles, including Resistance 3. By now, you've probably seen the beautiful new Olly Moss-inspired trailer, right? If you haven't, I'm giving you permission to stop reading this blog for a second to watch it.
The gaming media also experience a new section of Resistance 3 behind closed doors, so expect new previews to start rolling in soon. Fans on the show floor were able to play a single-player demo of the game so they can get a feel for the riveting atmospheric action Resistance 3 has in store.
Meanwhile, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One showed up with its guns blazing in a new trailer showcasing...
121w ago - Insomniac Games Community Intern Brandon Winfrey has posted up a new PS3 developer diary video today spotlighting the tools in Resistance 3 on the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: Gamescom has been amazing. However, something is still missing - an unyielding void in the soul of Resistance that needs to be filled. Something cold. Something unyielding. Something... Sledgehammery?
Yes, that's it! We need to show you the Sledgehammer, Resistance 3's brutally blunt new melee weapon. Here - let me summon the video gods and see if they can whip something up for the latest R3 Dev Diary.
By George (or Rey), they've done it! Our all-new Resistance 3 Dev Diary features the first gameplay footage of Capeill's intimate side - intimate as in he's close enough to Grims to smash in their deformed faces with a giant Sledgehammer. It's pretty wicked (except if you're a Grim).
Plus, you will get a detailed look at the human guns at your disposal in the game. Just because they aren't modified with some fancy alien technology doesn't mean they won't plow through the Chimera faster than Rainbow Dash can clear the skies of Ponyville.
Go in-depth with the explosive nuances of the Magnum, the Carbine, and the Marksman, and...
121w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen has announced today that both a Resistance 3 Multiplayer Beta and an Assassin's
Creed: Revelations Multiplayer Beta will be hitting PlayStation Plus for subscribers.
To quote: PlayStation Plus is heating up in August with exclusive access to some of the most anticipated Fall releases including Resistance 3 and Assassin's Creed: Revelations!
With the 8/23 Store Update, Plus subscribers will have access to some of the multiplayer battlegrounds in Resistance 3 with the Multiplayer Beta, which includes two major maps in the game: the Seaside of Glamorgan, Wales, and the Trainyard in Bogota, Colombia. Be one of the first to get your hands on this breakthrough FPS experience.
With a special 9/3 Store publish, Plus subscribers will have access to the spectacular cat and mouse gameplay that makes up Assassin's Creed: Revelations' multiplayer modes via the Beta. Get access to 3 maps, 9 characters, and 4 modes of undercover assassin action.
Lastly, the PlayStation Network PLAY event is in full effect with the release of Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition on 8/23 20% off in Plus. The Baconing, BloodRayne: Betrayal, and Renegade Ops will continue to be available for pre-order with a 20% discount for Plus as well....
122w ago - Today Insomniac Games has released the Resistance 3 PS3 Beta Patch version 2.01, which aims to rectify matchmaking issues with more details outlined below.
To quote from their recent update: Matchmaking
In good news, we have sent a patch (Update 2.01) that addresses the matchmaking issues into final testing at Sony, and are hoping to have it up by tomorrow night UK time, so that you EU folks joining the beta should be able to matchmake.
This additional patch will be required, and will allow us to re-enable matchmaking, which should again (hopefully) happen sometime in the late morning Pacific Time tomorrow. This should address the issues and allow you to use matchmaking to find games again, while also addressing a few crashes.
Thanks for your patience while we developed and fixed the issue - and please continue to report any issues you find with matchmaking to us so we can continue to tweak and optimize. We will continue to update you on the status of the 2.01 patch as it gets through final testing, staging, and release in the next day or so.
Stats coming down again
Sometime this afternoon, we will be bringing down stat progression again until further notice. We are moving the stat database...