55w ago - Milestone Game Director Michele Caletti has announced that the MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship demo launches on PSN today!
To quote: We're extremely happy to announce that the MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship demo is available from PlayStation Store today.
The demo packs up some of the best stuff you'll find in the game: a Quick Race on the Glen Helen track (USA), choosing the world MX1 champion Tony Cairoli or Steven Frossard. This one is among the most demanding venues, with extreme slopes, very technical jumps and breathtaking sights.
To give you a glimpse of the Mud World Tour, we've also added a Checkpoint Race challenge on the same USA track, you'll discover how different goals change the way to approach it.
MUD is a game that packs up some amazing features, never seen on PS3: it includes the official license for the Motocross World Championship, including the MX1 and MX2 classes, and 12 tracks around the world.
It also features the Monster Energy Motocross of Nations that gathers the best offroad riders from both sides of the Atlantic: Villopoto, Baggett, Dungey will battle for victory with the European champions like Cairoli and Roczen.
58w ago - Today Community Manager Peter Bartholow at Reverge Labs has announced that Skullgirls will be hitting PSN on April 10th alongside sharing a video trailer complete with full demo details below!
To quote: Now that I'm finally able to answer the two questions everyone's been asking, the PlayStation.Blog has graciously allowed me to address you again. Without further ado...
Skullgirls will (finally) be released in North America on PSN on April 10th for $14.99, with a European release in the following weeks. While that sinks in, check out the trailer for our eighth playable character, the disturbing Double.
Ready? Good. Now, just think about it...
A fully-featured fighting game... With endless hours of online, genre-refining gameplay by a tournament champ... With an amazing cast of characters, realized with stunning and smooth high-resolution 2D animation... For $14.99.
Of course, for any lingering skeptics and fence-sitters, we've prepared a great trial version to highlight Skullgirls' real, honest fighting.
The trial version features:
• Two Characters, Filia and Cerebella
• An abbreviated Arcade Mode, with three AI battles
• Local versus play,...
60w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman has shared a behind the scenes video today spotlighting the making of Kara: behind the scenes of Quantic Dream's PS3 tech demo below.
To quote: The creators of Heavy Rain didn't come empty handed to this year's Game Developers Conference. The celebrated studio debuted a powerful new "video" called Kara to show off their new animation and performance-capture technology.
If you've seen Kara, then you know that the results speak for themselves.
Rendered in real time on PS3 hardware, Kara chronicled the activation of a self-aware synthetic organism, but this making-of feature is impressive in its own right as it shows how Quantic Dream assembled several different performances to create a seamless, believable virtual character. The future is now, you guys.
Once you've watched the video feature, let us know what you think in the comments! And as a reminder: Kara is absolutely, positively not Quantic Dream's next game.
61w ago - Following up on the previous PSP SaveGame exploit news, this weekend PlayStation Vita developer Zer01ne has Tweeted news of a new PSP game exploit that works on Firmware 6.60 and has also been confirmed working with Sony's new PS Vita handheld console as well!
Below is a video of it in action, and to quote from his Twitter updates:
New PSP Game exploit found (This time the game was not already used).
No plan for any HBL portage (We will see). http://pic.twitter.com/m5bUpwt7
I have broken my right arm, the VHBL portage will take time. I will try to do something on with my left arm.
65w ago - Zipper Interactive Community Specialist Chris Roper has announced today that Unit 13 is taking over Vita Hill Social Clubs alongside news of a PS Vita demo incoming detailed below.
To quote: The release of Unit 13 is just a few weeks away now, officially launching on March 6th, but you don't have to wait that long to get your hands on the game!
On Monday, February 20th, Unit 13 is going to take over all eight Vita Hill Social Clubs, giving you the chance to dig in to the full Unit 13 experience and find out what it's like to play a console-caliber shooter in the palm of your hands.
The top scoring players at each location will be eligible for some pretty awesome prizes, so play as much as you can during the limited-time event and try to get your name to the top of the leaderboards. For locations and times, check out the official Vita Hill Social Club page.
If you can't make it to one of the club dates you might miss out on the prize opportunities but you can still get an early taste of Unit 13 by checking out the downloadable demo via the PlayStation Store on Tuesday, February 21st.
The demo gives you access to one of the game's Direct Action missions and includes all six operatives and online leaderboard support. Perhaps best of all is that your scores...