30w ago - Earlier today a purported PlayStation 4 / PS4 E3 2013 trailer went viral on YouTube, and has since been confirmed as a fake by Sony.
Below are the details via Kotaku (linked above) alongside the PlayStation 4 / PS4 trailer for those who missed it:
That Cool 'PS4 Teaser' Is A Fake, Sony Says - Whoever made this clip wants you to believe it’s the first look at the PlayStation 4 hardware. But, Sony tells me it's a fake. Too bad.
Nevertheless, I wouldn't blame someone just wandering over onto the Internet for guessing it wasn't. Let's consider the footage, shall we? Sure, E3 is right around the corner and the super-slick 44-second video seems like it might be the work of a professional creative shop.
The facial reaction shots are intercut with looks at an already-announced PS4 game - Infamous: Second Son, in case it's not clear - and hardware but the images and video in those segments are readily available all over the Web. And the supposed hardware could be one of the many fan-made renders that are jostling for attention on the Internet.
Granted, this could be the work of MOFILM, the firm that Sony recently hired to handle crowd-sourced advertising. As good as it looks, it almost certainly be the work of a dedicated fan looking to capitalize on the excitement leading...
30w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside - and within.
Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above. But rather than stand united, the station-cities of the Metro are locked in a struggle for the ultimate power, a doomsday device from the military vaults of D6.
A civil war is stirring that could wipe humanity from the face of the earth forever. As Artyom, burdened by guilt but driven by hope, you hold the key to our survival - the last light in our darkest hour in Metro: Last Light on PSN and PS3 Blu-ray. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
Metro: Last Light (Also on PS3 Blu-ray) - The sequel to 2010's critically acclaimed cult classic Metro 2033. Experience thrilling combat with an exotic arsenal of hand-made weaponry against deadly foes - both human and mutant - and use stealth to launch attacks under the cover of darkness.
Explore the post-apocalyptic world of the Moscow Metro, one of the most immersive, atmospheric game worlds ever created....
31w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with their European PSN Game Store updates today, as follows:
It's a quiet week in terms of new content, but there are certainly a few gems to look out for.
Today we have Alien Spidy, a quirky platformer in which you'll need quick reflexes to progress. There's also the interestingly-titled Alien Spidy (trial available)
Availability: Not available in Denmark, India, Israel, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Africa, Turkey
PS3 demos (free)
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PS Vita games
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Aliens: Colonial Marines
God Of War: Ascension
Blade Of Thanatos (£1.19/€1.49)
Blade Of Artemis (£1.19/€1.49)
Armor Of Callisto (£1.19/€1.49)
31w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with the new PlayStation Store PS3, PS Vita and PSN updates for this week today, as follows:
Fatal Frame II Crimson Butterfly ($9.99)
Twins Mio and Mayu enter a haunted village after falling under its spell. Mio must follow Mayu with the Camera Obscura to protect her from the evil spirits.
ESRB: M // File Size: 3.1 GB
PS One Classics
Motto Trump Shiyouyo! (PS one Import) ($5.99)
Enjoy the new and improved Trump Shiyouo!
ESRB: N/A // File Size: 168.2 MB
Zero Kara No Mahjong Mahjong Tamago-Gumi 2 -Taikai E Ikou! (PS one Import) ($5.99)
This sequel to Zero Kara no Mahjong retains all the accessibility of its predecessor but greatly refines the experience.Take lessons based on actual matches to help learn the correct mannerisms and etiquette involved in true mahjong games.
Once your lessons are done, you'll be armed with all the techniques needed to beat your friends in real life. Unleash the mahjong master deep inside you!
File Size: 165 MB
Zero Kara No Shogi Shogi Youchien Ayumi-Gumi! (PS one Import) ($5.99)
This is the mahjong game for everyone who's wanted to learn how to play but...
31w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for this week today, as follows:
Terror returns with Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly as PlayStation 2 Classic on PSN.
The journey takes you to a whole new setting: an abandoned village, where you play the role of Mio Amakura, a young girl who is gifted with a strong sixth sense and her twin sister Mayu, who notices a crimson butterfly faintly glowing in the sky.
Enjoy this week's The Drop.
PlayStation 2 Classic
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly - Fatal Frame 2: Crimson Butterfly project started relatively soon after the first project concluded.
Since we received lots of feedback that players got too scared to complete the game, we shifted our attention to making the storyline more interesting, to encourage such players to overcome the scariness in wanting to see the end of the story.
Motto Trump Shiyouyo! - Motto Trump Shiyouyo! is the sequel to the previously released Trump Shiyouyo!, but this time around there are even motto (more) games!
These include the following: Daifugo, Shichinarabe, Seven Bridge, Dobon, Page One,...