Video: MAG PlayStation 3 Developer Tips: Rapid Assault

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217w ago - Zipper Interactive Sr. Community Manager Jeremy Dunham has shared a Rapid Assault video today as part of their ongoing MAG PlayStation 3 developer tips series.

To quote: If there's anything we've learned in the first few weeks of MAG's time on the battlefield, it's that new players love to start out as the Rapid Assault class.

A common soldier type on the battlefield, the Rapid Assault guys are all about speed and efficiency - and the guy who's going to tell you how to master them is the always-awesome designer, Christopher Burns.

Watch the following video and then settle in as Chris takes us away to strategy land!

Hello folks, I'm Christopher Burns from Zipper Interactive and I'm here to help get you started using the Rapid Assault weapons and tactics.





Basic Tips

• Rapid Assault troops are a combination of firepower and mobility. Their primary proficiency is with the Assault Rifle, and their Medium Armor frees them up to move quickly. With careful Armory choices, a properly-spec'd Rapid Assault troop can even and take on certain utility roles here and there...
 

Konami Announces Assault Heroes for PS3 on PSN in 2010

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226w ago - Today Konami has announced that Assault Heroes will be migrating from the XBox Live Arcade to the Sony's PlayStation Network in 2010.

Some screens are available below, and the game features top-down, 3D-graphics as well as single and multiplayer options.

Press Release: Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced Assault Heroes for the PlayStation Network. A direct port from the critically acclaimed title on Xbox LIVE Arcade, Assault Heroes makes its way onto an all-new platform for non-stop action with explosive graphics that push the boundaries of a timeless 2D action arcade game.

"Assault Heroes was an extremely successful title on Xbox LIVE® Arcade, so it was only fitting for us to bring it over to the PlayStation®Network, where all gamers could get a taste of the intense arcade action," said David Daniels, Director of Marketing of Konami Digital Entertainment Inc.

"As the demand for downloadable content grows, Konami continues to deliver quality titles and judging by the track record of Assault Heroes, this was the perfect game to bring back for fans to enjoy on an entirely new platform."

Players begin the game as the only surviving members of an elite Special Forces Unit tasked with uncovering a classified weapons program hidden deep within a secret...
 

North American Publisher of Armed Assault 2 Announced

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252w ago - Bohemia Interactive has finally announced their long-awaited North American publisher for Armed Assault 2.

The game, which has already been released in Europe and North America via digital channels will go on sale in retail stores on July 7th and is being published by Got Game Entertainment.

Press Release: Bohemia Interactive, creators of award winning military simulation Operation Flashpoint and ArmA: Combat Operations and Got Game Entertainment, US leading publisher of interactive entertainment games, announced today their partnershipfor the North American retail release of ARMA II, one of the most anticipated PC Game of 2009. The two companies have partnered together to bring the game to most major retail outlets throughout North America this July.

Bohemia Interactive once invented the genre of realistic military sand-box games and it aims now to re-define that genre with its upcoming game ARMA II, the ultimate military simulator, powered by the 3rd generation of their original Real Virtuality engine that's also used to train soldiers in numerous countries from Australia to the United States.

"North America is one of the most powerful and important markets in terms of a game's marketing and distribution," said Marek Spanel, Bohemia's CEO.

Spanel continues...
 

Win Your Own Killzone 2 StA52 Assault Rifle Replica

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268w ago - Sony's Associate Product Marketing Manager TJ Consunji shared the following contest details via PS Blog:

Well, the wait is almost over as Killzone 2 is just a few short days away from hitting the PS3. We are very excited about the game & would like to thank PlayStation Nation for the support that all of you have shown.

To show our gratitude, we've decided that for the first 14 days of March, we'll be giving away one Helghast StA52 Assault Rifle replica per day to one of our fans. Check out these photos (NOT RENDERS!).

All you need to do is to play Killzone 2 from March 1st to March 14th & at the end of each day, we'll check out the stats on Killzone.com and pick out the winners based on specific categories from either the single player & online multiplayer.

Check out the full list & contest details for the March for Helghan contest here.

Get your hands on the demo... preorder your copy now... get the game early... build up your skills... do whatever it takes as these limited edition replicas won't be sold in stores.
 

Screenshots: Armed Assault almost Photorealistic!

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293w ago - Armed Assault 1, which will be reinforced by the second part of the series in Q1 2009, looks quite amazing with some community based overhauling.

3DC user Jay.Gee, who caught some attention with several incredible game screenshots, used community content and in-game sequences to create some amazing pictures of Armed Assault 1.

More awesome screenshots can be seen at the link at the top of this news article.

Enjoy!
 







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