221w ago - From Software announced 3D Dot Game Heroes just under a month ago, which features a unique art style that mimics retro 8-bit games but converts them into full 3D.
Below is the first look of 3D Dot Game Heroes in all its moving glory, and for those curious 3D Dot Game Heroes launches in November in Japan.
However, it's currently undetermined if it will ever see the light of day on Western shores.
To quote: "3D Dot Game Heroes is set to release on November 5th in Japan. Though no publisher has stepped forward to localize the game, we hear Atlus and Ignition are battling it out for the rights to bring it to our side of the pond."
222w ago - Today 2K Games released the first look at BioShock 2's multiplayer mode on GameTrailers TV.
The multiplayer takes place during the fall of Rapture, the underwater city where BioShock and its sequel are set. Players are apparently Sinclair Solutions test subjects who have turned on each other.
They'll use a variety of tonics, plasmids, and good old fashioned firearms to take out opponents. In addition to all the fireballs and shotguns, there's also going to be turrets. Oh, and players will be able to transform into a Big Daddy and steamroll everyone.
BioShock 2's multiplayer development is being handled by Digital Extremes while 2K Marin focuses on the single-player. The game's due in the first half of 2010.
The video's caption reads as follows: Join the battle under the sea as any of these genetically modified characters!
233w ago - IGN has made available a debut trailer video for the upcoming PSN exclusive title The Punisher: No Mercy today.
For those wondering, this title under development from Zen Studios utilizes the Unreal Engine, and is slated for a PlayStation 3 release on July 2, 2009.
The game will be an arena based first-person shooter, with the first four arenas available at launch including New York, docks and factories. The player will only be able to carry three weapons at a time to convey a sense of realism.
The story mode will consist of four matches played on different maps with different game types. Before playing, players will be required to select a mod which will advantage the player.
The game will include a multiplayer and online play, which will contain deathmatch, one vs many and co-op.
The player will not be able to drive vehicles, however, there will be a total of eight playable characters, each with their own unique abilities.
233w ago - According to a Fortune report, PlayStation boss Kaz Hirai that said the bigger PlayStation Network may debut next Spring.
Sony's CEO Howard Stringer has also dropped hints on the PlayStation Network expansion, which is said to include a broader service, leaping from the PSP and PlayStation 3 to Sony branded televisions and other gadgets.
To quote: The service is said to make Sony devices "talk to each other efficiently," according to Stringer, that it will make it easier to handle digital camera images, edit video, share content and store whatever it is you download from a Sony device.
Fortune also reports that Sony has designs on making acquisitions that would "accelerate the effort," but plans to "start small" and roll out the new PlayStation Network over time.
233w ago - Today Sony Computer Entertainment Canada's Senior Public Relations Specialist Kyle Moffatt has announced that PSN Cards are debuting in Canada finally.
To quote: With the Stanley Cup finals ending last week the team at PlayStation Canada figured it would be a great time to bring the prepaid PSN cards to Canada!
The cards, available in $20 and $50 denominations, can now be purchased at EB Games and GameStop locations across the country.
In the coming weeks and months you'll also be able to buy the cards at: Best Buy, Future Shop, HMV, The Source by Circuit City and Rogers Plus entertainment locations with more to come.
It's great time to pick up a PSN card so buy one today and check out some of the great content available like Flower or The Last Guy (two of my favorites) or a PSone classic like Final Fantasy VII or Resident Evil: Director's Cut.
You can also get ready for a game I'm really looking forward to - Fat Princess. Now Canadians can have their cake and play with it too!