30w ago - Today Gemma Jessop of Cherry Pop Games shared some video footage announcing that Pool Nation lines up a PlayStation Network release today!
To quote: Doctor! Doctor!! I think I'm turning into a pool ball. Get to the back of the queue!
Dawn breaks over a wet and grey Manchester. It's raining. Again. Outside the office window, a shopping trolley is having a race down the Irwell with a slightly crazed duck. The big money is on the duck.
Inside, it's approaching fever pitch as the finishing touches are put to our first game, Pool Nation. A small band of just 10 occasionally-presentable gamers, we're giving our balls that one last polish. Ball obsession may sound like something a '70s DJ may be afflicted with, but here at CherryPop, in one way or another, we're all smitten.
We've even been known to dress up as giant pool balls and scare small children.
In Huw's corner, he's doing what astrophysicists do best - bouncing pool balls around and making sure they behave themselves. To Huw, a spot of ball-on-ball interaction is physics porn, pure and simple. Nobody describes the inner dynamics of what happens on the baize, second by second,...
34w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week below today, as follows:
On PSN and PS3 Blu-ray, Dead Island Riptide brings back the franchise's explosive mix of open-world gameplay, co-op first-person action and Action RPG elements to fans worldwide. Also included is an eclectic mix of hero characters, each with with their own backstory.
Also on PSN and PS3 Blu-ray, the award-winning Star Trek game casts players for the first time ever as Kirk and Spock in a totally original co-op experience worthy of gamers and fans. Set in the new canon of director and producer J.J. Abrams' Star Trek reboot, players will be immersed in the game's rich story and action-packed combat.
Dead Island Riptide (Also on PS3 Blu-ray) - The survivors of Banoi thought they had escaped the terrors of the tropical island and survived the apocalypse on a corrupted paradise.
Then their fate took a turn for the worse. Shortly after the battle-hardened team had landed their helicopter on a military ship, a furious storm hits and havoc quickly spreads on board. Suddenly they find themselves struggling for their lives again with all hope drowning in the rising waves.
With invigorating new elements infused into a proven...
40w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with this weeks new PS3 and PSN releases today, as follows:
Building on the popular DOA series' signature fighting style, Dead or Alive 5 Plus brings the spectacular graphics and new martial arts techniques of the PlayStation 3 to the PS Vita with all-new system-specific features.
Players will take on the roles of the cast of Dead or Alive fighters in an intense, action-packed brawler set in visually striking locations from around the world, with each stage featuring backdrops that change and interact with players. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (Also on PSN) - The Walking Dead video game takes the undead and brings them out of the AMC Emmy award-winning TV show and into console gaming systems in a new, terrifying way.
Terminal Reality's first-person action game will allow players to assume the role of the mysterious, crossbow-wielding survivor Daryl Dixon on an unforgiving quest to the supposed safety of Atlanta. The iconic walkers will relentlessly hunt down players like their television counterparts using a combination of sight, sound, and smell. As Daryl, players will need to tread carefully throughout each new area they explore.
40w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for the new week, as follows:
In this week's The Drop, vengeance is born in the fires of betrayal in this prequel to the best-selling God of War franchise.
Six months have passed since Kratos stood over the bodies of his wife and child, his hands stained with their blood - tricked by Ares into murdering the only people he ever loved. Swearing to avenge them, Kratos broke the blood oath that bound him to Ares, but oaths to Olympus are not so easily broken...
God of War: Ascension - God of War: Ascension returns players to the storyline of the epic God of War franchise. Join Kratos as he seeks freedom, redemption and the clarity to avenge his family. Or seek your own glory in epic 8-player mutliplayer battles.
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 - Takes the bulls-eye precision of its best-selling predecessor to new and exciting heights. Powered by CryEngine 3 technology, the missions of Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 are graphically stunning and more challenging as you once again step into the ghillie suit of a special ops sniper to take down the enemy.
Darkstalkers: Resurrection - The beloved Darkstalkers fighting game franchise is back and ready to take the...
42w ago - Zen Studios Community Manager Bobby Loertscher has announced that Star Wars Pinball officially releases on PlayStation 3 via PSN today.
To quote: Star Wars Pinball is releasing today as DLC for Zen Pinball 2 on PlayStation Network for PS3 and PS Vita as Cross-Buy entitled content. This first pack of tables will cost $9.99.
If you have not yet downloaded Zen Pinball 2, we invite you to do so now - the download is free, and will give you access to the Star Wars tables which you can even demo to make sure you like the game!
The first set of tables includes Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Here is what you can expect from The Clone Wars table, set to release later today on PSN.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars table embraces the striking artistic style and energy of the series and is a perfect fit for a high-energy pinball table.
The incredible art, momentous light saber battles, and exhilarating action that makes the series so enjoyable translates naturally into an amazing pinball experience. Check out the trailer above to see the table in action!