53w ago - SEGA Senior Producer Matt Powers has shared a new Aliens: Colonial Marines video trailer today while confirming that the video game will be arriving in February, 2013.
To quote: In 1986, James Cameron's Aliens hit theaters, instantly becoming one of the most iconic science fiction movies in cinematic history.
This movie was a huge success and was nominated for seven Academy Awards. The film that had so many great elements to it: blistering action, Marine camaraderie, creeping tension, and of course, the xenomorphs.
When people ask me what it is like working on a game based on Aliens, a game that is the actual sequel to the movie Aliens, it is tough to put the experience into words. First of all, "passion" is a key word in the development of this game.
The team at Gearbox is very passionate not only about Aliens but storytelling and the game experience. It is so important to all of us to do this game right -- the Aliens franchise deserves an awesome video game. Another key word is "intimidating," because Aliens is a revered franchise with fans all over the world.
I have been lucky enough to show Aliens: Colonial Marines to fans at PAX, E3, Gamescom, Igromir and more. And I have found that people all around the world, people of all ages, love Aliens. When fans...
64w ago - Today Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team has posted up this weeks European PSN updates below, as follows:
Update: Sadly Killzone 3 Multiplayer will only release as a Trial today. We're working hard to get the unlock available as soon as possible.
And so, we reach a new Wednesday which only means some more updates to the PS Store. Have you guys been keeping busy with your new Vita, or has your PS3 seen a little bit of lovin', too? So long as some gaming is being done, that is what I want to hear.
This week you'll notice some changes in the list of updates. Instead of the previous list that we used to run with we're now listing the information in a table format, which I hope is clearer to our readers.
You'll also notice Australian pricing has now been added as some of you had requested this a few times. There may be some occasional changes to the layout so we can get things just right, but hopefully this will be what you'll be seeing from now on.
So, down to the nitty gritty!
Choplifter HD, Bioshock 2 and the Jak and Daxter Trilogy all make their way to the store this week. Choplifter HD has been asked about a fair bit so I'm glad this is now out. I also know some of you had to wait an extra week to get your paws on Jak...
65w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:
This week we've got great new PSN experiences to highlight, including new PSN Games, a great new way to access a killer multiplayer experience, and the return of a cult classic.
This week also marks the start of the 2012 Gamers' Choice Awards! Vote on your favorite PSN releases from 2011 by going to the PlayStation Store and select your favorite from each category.
Each of the nominees were selected based on their ratings from you, the players. Voting is open for one week. Then next week, the winners of each category will go on sale. The power is in your hands; vote now!
Vote at psngamerschoiceawards.com to select your favorite PSN Indie. Then check out the rest of the nominees on the PlayStation Store.
Moving on to highlighting new PSN release Storm. Using the weather elements of wind, rain and lightning, you must gracefully guide seeds to fertile ground in beautiful environments. Featuring 49 levels to, you'll have the forces of the elements at your control throughout the four seasons within the game.
Last year, Killzone 3 exploded on the scene with an unforgettable single player campaign and a fantastic multiplayer mode. Now, that same great multiplayer...
65w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the coming week today, as follows:
The most talked about demo on PSN finally arrives in its full glory and with exclusive access to Mount Fuji, when SSX returns and performs a "front-side switch ollie" onto your PS3.
The unique multiplayer experience of Killzone 3, sheds the single-player campaign and arrives solo onto the PlayStation Store. PS Vita demos come in fours this week, with Touch My Katamari and Reality Fighters leading the pack. And PlayStation 2 classics brings Primal to PSN. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
SSX - Redefining the franchise, SSX pits riders against both mountain and man. Players explore the story of a team who seek to be the first to descend the faces of the most treacherous mountain ranges on the planet. The team travels the world to face the worst that Mother Nature can throw at them.
From the peaks of the Himalayas, where the air is so thin that riders have to descend through the death zone at breakneck speeds to keep from blacking out, to the solid ice ranges of Antarctica, where a sunlit line is the only survival option when temperatures drop 50 degrees centigrade in the shade.
65w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Marketing Manager Christopher Lastrapes is here with this weekend's new Video and Music Unlimited releases below, as follows:
This week, the Video Unlimited service adds J. Edgar, starring Leonardo Di Caprio. Plus, Justice League: Doom hits Movies a week before it's available on DVD and Blu-ray, and find great adventure movies like Commando, Dragonball: Evolution, Top Gun, Cliffhanger, and Shooter in Own $5 Films.
The Music Unlimited Service welcomes new releases from Fun., Tyga, and Sleigh Bells, as well as featured titles from Sinead O'Connor, Imagine Dragons, Damien Jurdo, Skrillex & The Doors, B.o.B, and Katy Perry.
Featured New Releases
Fun. - Some Nights
In what is already one of the biggest surprises of the year, Fun. has catapulted into notoriety through a series of fortunate events, including a cover of "We Are Young" done on a recent episode of Glee and major placement in a car commercial. These events don't always lead to fame, but the electricity of the song and the whole album are undeniable.