143w ago - Zipper Interactive Community Specialist Chris Roper has posted up a video today showcasing how fans can get their groove on in SOCOM 4 for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: The SOCOM franchise is no stranger to intense online competition, the sort of frantic rivalries that bring out plenty of gloating for the victors.
Fans know that the series has catered to these sorts of moments with built-in victory dances, and the soldiers of SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs sure do know their way around the dance floor.
Available in online competitive matches, SOCOM 4′s victory dances are triggered by pressing the Circle button while standing over a fallen enemy. There are more than a dozen dances in the game, including:
The Chicken Sure to be a hit with fans of Arrested Development, your soldier makes chicken wings with his arms and waves them up and down, bobs his head forward and backward and digs at the dirt with his foot.
The Robot Essentially an over-exaggerated version of what it looks like every time C3PO talks.
The Crane Exactly like Daniel-san's finishing move from The Karate Kid, the soldier raises both hands into the air, lefts one knee up slowly and then...
148w ago - Sony Associate Product Marketing Manager Richard Ho has posted up a video today of the PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter featuring Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4 for the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: My name is Richard Ho and I'm part of the SCEA marketing team that has brought you familiar peripherals such as the DUALSHOCK 3, Bluetooth Headset and Surround Sound System.
Back in December we showed you the new PlayStation Move sharp shooter and its compatibility with Killzone 3.
Today, we took some time to walk you through the sharp shooter's anatomy and show you how it works in action with two of our most anticipated games - Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs.
The PlayStation Move sharp shooter's authentic design allows you to literally take aim and move into the firefight with the most intuitive and immersive control experience for shooter games. For those of you FPS fans on the fence about the sharp shooter, here are a few things to consider:
Developers for Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4 have created their games with the sharp shooter in mind. There are customization screens available to adjust the sharp shooter settings which will allow for a perfect gaming experience.
150w ago - Zipper Interactive Sr. Community Manager Jeremy Dunham has announced that SOCOM 4 for PS3 ships out on April 19th alongside posting a new multiplayer video today.
To quote: Everyone here at Zipper Interactive is pleased to announce that the wait will soon be over! As our headline says, SOCOM 4 is scheduled to hit stores in North America in just a few months on April 19th.
Earlier this week at the Zipper headquarters in Redmond, WA, we invited the media and 18 SOCOM community members to check out the latest version of our game.
Not only did they get an update on the progress of our single-player campaign, they were also treated to an extensive look at several of our multiplayer modes, which, as any SOCOM fan will tell you, is absolutely the game's bread and butter.
Early next week, we'll have another update on the PlayStation and SOCOM blogs to let you know what members of the community thought about their visit to Redmond and their hands-on time with SOCOM 4. In the meantime, we'd love for you to check out our "Not For Self" multiplayer trailer by clicking on the video above.
Also, for you veteran SOCOM fans out there, head on over to GameStop.com...
172w ago - Zipper Interactive Sr. Community Manager Jeremy Dunham has shared a PS3 demo video tour today of SOCOM 4 from the GamesCom floor.
To quote: It's a proud week for us here at Zipper Interactive as tomorrow marks the 8th birthday of our first-ever PS2 game and the title that started a huge multimillion-selling franchise, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs. To celebrate the eight-year mark, we've put together a special video for our fans.
In it, you'll experience the gamescom 2010 SOCOM 4 demo in its entirety with commentary by lead designer, Travis Steiner. This is the first time anywhere that you'll see the gamescom demo played all the way through and in high-definition, making it a "must watch" for anyone even remotely interested in what we have in store for 2011.
Let us know what you think below, and please accept our sincerest thanks for making the first eight years of SOCOM as great as they have been. Here's to many more to come!
182w ago - Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has brought more goodies from E3 2010, this time the SOCOM 4 E3 Show Floor PS3 Demo which can be seen below!
To quote: By now, I'm sure you've read many reactions and impressions of the many, many games being shown at E3 2010. But how much of a taste to attendees actually get of these games?
Well, let's take a look at SOCOM 4. A couple of days before we jetted down to LA, producer Mark Rogers walked us through the S4 show floor demo, utilizing PlayStation Move (note: it was playable on the floor with DualShock 3 as well). Take a look:
That's a pretty nice taste, don't you think? For more on everything SOCOM 4, check out the SOCOM Blog.