88w ago - Today at Sony's Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2011 press conference the PS Vita handheld console has been confirmed to hit Japan on December 17, 2011.
According to Examiner.com via NeoGAF, there will be twenty six PlayStation Vita titles (game logos pictured below) at launch, including Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Sony's Hot Shots Golf & Uncharted: Golden Abyss, with various other titles like Dark Quest, BlazBlue, and Rodeo.
For those curious, PlayStation Vita will sell for 24,980 yen (US $324) for the Wi-Fi version and 29,980 (US $390) for the 3G model, which will be available in partnership with Japan's biggest mobile operator NTTDoCoMo.
In the US, a PS Vita model that connects to the Internet only using Wi-Fi will be priced at US $249, while a version of the gadget featuring 3G connectivity to telecom data services will be priced at US $299. Sony did not reveal when the PS Vita will be heading to North America or Europe yet, however, it is predicted to arrive during Q1 of 2012.
Sony also issued a Press Release stating that a memory card will not...
89w ago - Today Sony has revealed their Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2011 video game lineup for PlayStation 3, PS Vita and PSP consoles.
To quote from GamingEverything.com (linked above):
Sony TGS 2011 Lineup
• 3 games to be revealed
• Battlefield 3
• Dragon's Dogma
• Asura's Wrath
• Street Fighter X Tekken
• Dynasty Warriors 7 Extreme Legends
• Ninja Gaiden 3
• Winning Eleven 2012
• Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
• Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker HD
• Final Fantasy XIII-2
• Binary Domain
• Uncharted 3
• Shadow of the Colossus
• Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One
• God of War HD Collection
• Hot Shots Golf PS3 the Best
• Happy Charlie to Soratobu Carnival
• Ni no Kuni
• 18 games to be revealed
• BlazBlue Continuum Shift Extend
• Dynasty Warriors Next
• Asphalt Injection
• New Little King Story
• Mahjong Fight Club
• Shinobido 2
• Power Smash 4
• Uncharted: Golden Abyss
• Gravity Daze
• Hot Shots Golf Next
131w ago - Square Enix Brand Manager Rob Rutter has made available a TGS video trailer today showcasing the upcoming PSP Action RPG title The 3rd Birthday.
To quote: The 3rd Birthday is our upcoming PSP Action RPG title featuring the return of Aya Brea, heroine of the Parasite Eve series.
If you've not heard about it before, check out the latest trailer below which reveals more about the storyline and the Overdive system.
This trailer was shown behind closed doors at Tokyo Game Show, but here it is newly released in English.
We'll have more news on The 3rd Birthday to share soon with you, as well as a release date, but for now if you want to find out more info you can visit the game's Web site at the3rdbirthdaygame.com, or follow it on Facebook.
137w ago - Square Enix Brand Manager Rui Anderson has unveiled the Tactics Ogre PSP TGS 2010 trailer today to fans, as follows:
Hello everyone, it's Rui from Square Enix. I am happy to share the Tactics Ogre TGS trailer with you. Enjoy!
TACTICS OGRE: Let Us Cling Together
• Uncover the truth in a gripping tale of betrayal and heroism.
• Take part in tactical, turn-based battles brought to life through stunning graphics, sounds and animation.
• Enjoy more compelling and realistic battles with new graphics, music and gameplay.
• Use the Ad-Hoc connection to connect with another player and share ghost data of your party.
138w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman has shared some video footage today from Tokyo Game Show 2010 spotlighting Mega Man Universe on PSN.
To quote: Tucked deep inside Capcom's Tokyo Game Show hotel suite was the first hands-on build of Mega Man Universe, the upcoming PSN title that gives players a comprehensive toolset to build their own custom Mega Man levels and characters. Watch the new trailer below for a peek at the total package.
DualShock 3 clenched tightly in my sweaty hands, I powered through several of Mega Man Universe's pre-generated levels, which are based on the fan-favorite Mega Man 2.
I quickly discovered that some things never change: Mega Man Universe is freaking hard, even on the allegedly Easy mode. The levels were riddled with tricky moving platforms, brutal jumps, lethal spike pits, and the requisite homing-carrot-firing rabbit robots.
Of course, the difficulty level can vary wildly depending on the prowess of your custom Mega Man, which you upgrade by cobbling together spare parts from defeated bosses and iconic Capcom characters -- Street Fighter's Ryu and Ghosts 'N Goblins Arthur were shown...