49w ago - Previously it was rumored that Sony was planning to combat PS3 piracy with Blu-ray disc serial keys, and today gofreak uncovered a patent (PDF File) which may suppress second-hand game sales on PS4 as well.
Below are the details, to quote: So I believe this is interesting in light of a prior rumor about Sony limiting second hand game sales on PS4. Sony has been working on new technology for limiting used game sales, and has applied for a patent. The patent was filed 09/12/2012 by SCEJ.
Perhaps this work is where the rumor came from. Or perhaps it independently corroborates the rumor. Anyway, here's some of the relevant detail:
"According to the present embodiment, realized is the electronic content processing system that reliably restricts the use of electronic content dealt in the second-hand markets. As a result, the dealing of electronic content in the second-hand markets is suppressed, which in turn supports the redistribution of part of proceeds from sales of the electronic content to the developers. Though in the following description a game application...
51w ago - I-Friqiya Executive Producer Skander Djerbi has shared a Fuel Overdose PSN tactical aspects video today showcasing an infusion of strategy in their new combat racing game below!
To quote: Hi, I'm Skander Djerbi executive producer of the half-Japanese, half-gaijin indie production Fuel Overdose on PSN (demo available now), and today I'm going to explain why and how we brought strategy to our combat racing experience.
When you think of combat racing games of the past 25 years, you realize that they more or less follow the same pattern: you collect an item and then you use it before collecting another one, and so on.
These games ask you to focus on speed and targeting but they do not really challenge your mental skills. The only decisions you might have to take from time to time are "Should I use my missile now or later?" or "Should I take that risky shortcut?"
One of the ambitions of Fuel Overdose is to propose a more complex game experience by giving each player the possibility to build his own race strategy and to reward his decision-making skills.
With Fuel Overdose, the choices made before and during the race have a real impact on your chances of success. The game leaves no room for...
52w ago - Following up on our previous update, today I-Friqiya Executive Producer Skander Djerbi has shared a new video confirming that Fuel Overdose roars into action on PSN next week!
To quote: This is Skander Djerbi, executive producer of the half-Japanese, half-gaijin indie production Fuel Overdose for PlayStation 3 on PSN. The game launches on 21st December, and a demo is available right now.
Our previous post focused on the racing gameplay pillar. Today we will talk about the 'action' aspect of the game, introducing all the cool gameplay mechanics that you can use against your opponents to attack, defend and counter-attack. Have a look in the new trailer below.
Let's start with the upgradable weapons.
• A machine gun that can be fired at 360 degrees when combined with the skidding and spinning features.
• A rocket launcher that uses a homing system that skilled drivers can avoid by suddenly changing trajectory at the very last moment.
52w ago - Bethesda Softworks Global Community Lead Matt Grandstaff has shared a video and details today on Dishonored's Dunwall City Trials allowing fans to put their supernatural skills to the test alongside a Challenge Maps overview, as follows:
With Dishonored, the team at Arkane Studios let you decide what type of assassin you wanted to be - you could focus on stealth and remain in shadow, or simply leave a trail of blood across the game's missions.
However you played, by the game's end, you had become Dunwall's greatest assassin.
But how do you stack up about against the rest of the world?
In Dishonored's new DLC, Dunwall City Trials, all your skills will be tested across 10 challenge maps. Providing a challenge to all levels of players, these maps will require you to creatively combine your supernatural abilities, weapons and gadgets with well-timed stealth and agility tactics.
Read below for a quick overview of the Challenge Maps:
Assassin's Run: A true test for accomplished crossbow users, you'll need to quickly eliminate targets as you move through the level. Just be careful not to kill any civilians.
53w ago - Today we received word from I-Friqiya of the new Fuel Overdose PS3 (PSN) trailer video called Action along with an opportunity for a PlayStation 3 Debug or Retail console owner to obtain a free review version!
If you are a Forum Moderator or Senior Member simply reply to this post expressing your interest in reviewing the title for PS3News.com, first come first serve as always... although if more than one person is interested we may be able to get a few review copies.
Below is the official Press Release and Fuel Overdose PS3 (PSN) Action trailer, along with some screenshots (more in fullsize attached HERE) as follows:
TOKYO (December 6th, 2012). Following the release of “Racing” the first installment in the “Tactical-Action-Racing” series, the Fuel Overdose team is, today, proud to reveal the trailer “Action”. From traditional upgradable weapons to special attacks, this new trailer focuses on the large array of action game mechanics present in the game. Fuel Overdose is scheduled for release on PlayStation Network (PS3) and PC.