243w ago - Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein announced a Fat Princess contest today on the PlayStation Blog. The first 250 people who upload a picture of themselves eating cake (cheesecake, cupcakes and fruitcakes are all acceptable) to their Facebook fan page will get in the BETA.
To quote: Yes, you can have your cake and play with it, too. Titan, the developers of the forthcoming PSN-exclusive Fat Princess are searching for beta test volunteers beginning later this week.
The first 250 people to upload a picture of themselves eating cake (cheesecake, cupcakes and fruitcakes are all acceptable) to our Facebook fan page will get in.
Please make sure that the picture is of YOU, and that you include a piece of PlayStation paraphernalia in the pic (a DualShock controller, T-shirt, PS3, PSP, etc).
Just upload your pic(s) to the gallery and tag them with "Fat Princess″ - you'll need to 'Fan' the page first - to let us know you want in! Then, once the beta gets underway, we'll contact you via Facebook with information on how to join in on the fun.
In case you're lacking for inspiration, we took...
255w ago - In My Pet Shop, players will set off on the animal adventure of a lifetime as they work to help run the best pet shop that Green Town has ever seen.
With over 40 different animals, players will be able to find and care for adorable and sometimes unusual pets including dogs, cats, pigs, pandas and bears - all set in a beautifully crafted colourful world.
Press Release: MY PET SHOP GET YOUR PAWS ON IT THIS FEBRUARY
London (14th January 2009) - Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of Square EnixÂ® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announces the forthcoming TAITOÂ® game My Pet Shop™, will be available exclusively for the Nintendo DS™ system from 27th February 2009, across all PAL territories.
My Pet Shop is the first game from Square Enix to have its primary audiences rooted in the pre-teens market, and also the company's first game to heavily target girl gamers.
While My Pet Shop is genres away from the likes of traditional Square Enix releases such as FINAL FANTASY and DRAGON QUEST, the game is beautifully crafted by some of the biggest names in Japanese development, and in addition to the popular care and nurture gameplay seen in other games of this genre, My Pet Shop will also offer the player a chance to engage in a...
265w ago - PS Blog's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein shared some recent event video footage courtesy of Resistance 2 developer Insomniac Games today.
To quote: With a couple of fan-based events last week, the Burbank-based developers renewed their relationship with their biggest fans.
Just a few days ago, Insomniac threw open their doors to the whole of Southern California, and close to 200 members of the Insomniac community took the day off work or school and trekked into the valley for a full day of gaming, autograph schwag sessions, and an inside look at how they made Resistance 2.
If you weren't able to make it - here's what you missed:
269w ago - Sony has announced it's online titles will host a variety of in-game Halloween events including EverQuest II's Nights of the Dead and more.
Press Release: GAMERS BEWARE: SONY ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT OPENS ITS BAG OF TRICKS TO THE ONLINE COMMUNITY THIS OCTOBER
Online Titles to Host Variety of In-Game Halloween Events Including EverQuestÂ® II 's Nights of the Dead and First-Ever Star Wars GalaxiesTM Galactic Moon Festival
Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) conjures ghosts, ghouls and goblins for the gamer community in a variety of in-game events themed around Halloween. This October, EverQuestÂ®, EverQuestÂ® II, Star Wars Galaxies, Legends of Norrath™, Vanguard Saga of Heroes™, EverQuestÂ® Online Adventures and The Matrix Online players can celebrate All Hallows Eve by participating in themed quests, donning avatar costumes and masks, and trick-or-treating for loot and candy!
In-game events are as follows:
EverQuestÂ®: The lands of Norrath have been overridden with mystery, magic and mayhem. Help the inhabitants of Greater Faydark weed the Necromancer's Garden of the horrible sprouting skulls that have taken root there. Assist farmers in West Karana subdue the spooks in a Scarecrow Roundup. Rewards will go to all who succeed in combating these episodes of...
273w ago - In a move that has stunned many people in the World of Warcraft community, Blizzard has reversed their earlier stance on no PvE to PvP server transfers.
Per Bornakk on the official World of Warcraft forums, Blizzard has decided to open up transfers from PvE servers to PvP servers because "World of Warcraft has matured significantly since the inception of Paid Character Transfers, [they] don't feel that PvE-to-PvP transfers will have the negative impact on the game that [they] initially wanted to avoid when [they] started the service in 2006.
This change will provide more mobility and freedom for players to experience the game with friends or play in the type of environment they're looking for."
Considering the furor that is now starting up on the official forums regarding this major change in dynamics, we can only wonder why after so many years Blizzard has reversed their decision. Previously, Blizz maintained that they wouldn't allow transfers from PvE to PvP because it would be unfair to players who leveled characters up in a PvP environment. They wanted to avoid PvPers having to deal with people who transferred into the harsher...