17w ago - Zen Studios Community Manager Bobby Loertscher announced that KickBeat officially hits PlayStation Vita and PS3 on September 3rd, 2013.
To quote: It's been a long, long time coming, but we're so excited to announce that KickBeat will be available for download on September 3rd for both PS3 and PS Vita.
We heard so many of you asking for KickBeat on PS3, so we put our heads down, guzzled gallons of energy drinks, and just made it happen! Best of all, once you buy KickBeat on one platform, you get it free on the other! Two screens for the price of one.
If you're hearing about KickBeat for the first time, I welcome you to check out a few of our previous blog posts and trailers. And now, in the spirit of awesomely cheesy kung fu movies, we bring you this:
Stay tuned - in our next KickBeat blog post, I'll be showing you how to rock out to your very own tracks!
17w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Paul Sullivan announced that Chillingo's Little Acorns bounces its way onto PS Mobile as part of this weeks PS Mobile updates.
To quote: Every Tuesday, there are new games, apps and updates added to PlayStation Mobile. Chillingo's Little Acorns along with Thomas Hopper's Shuttle Quest 2000 released this week.
There are also updates to Hyper Reminder, Radiant Flux, and Word Blocked. There is also new DLC content being added to Penguin Party.
Little Acorns by Chillingo (EA Inc.) ($1.49 for full game, $1.49 for each in-app purchases)
Guide Mr. Nibbles the acorn-hoarding squirrel through a variety of levels in this charming platforming adventure. Collect the acorns scattered around each zone to stock up for winter. Featuring super simple controls, a variety of game mechanics with a cute and loveable look, Little Acorns is an adventure that is completely at home on PlayStation Mobile
Space Quest 2000 by Thomas Hopper (Free for demo, $4.49 for full game unlock)
As the pilot of the unique 'Battle Shuttle' join the fight against the evil General Xzarod and save the galaxy in this RETRO Action-RPG-Shooter!
19w ago - Sony Producer Kumi Yuasa has shared some new details below today on Destiny of Spirits for PlayStation Vita proclaiming the world unites in battle.
To quote: In our last blog post, we provided an overview of Destiny of Spirits, a PS Vita game launching this year. Today, we're back to share more details about its social aspects.
Destiny of Spirits is a free-to-play, location-based, social strategy game. Players from around the world work cooperatively in turn-based, RPG style action to battle fierce Chaos spirits. The goal? Purify and save the world.
In Destiny of Spirits, friends will make your journey easier. Each day, The Destiny Engine - which is based on Western and Eastern astrology - will lead you to other players that the engine selects as compatible, based on a number of factors including birthday, name, and location.
You'll greet each day with new suggestions for allies across the world, and the more friends you have, the more benefits you can gain! The gameplay really opens up once you have friends. And working together with people across the world will affect how you strategically interact with Destiny of Spirits.
Spirits are unique to certain geographical locations around the globe. However, you can trade spirits...
20w ago - CCP Games developer CCP Sentinel announced today that PS3 fans can suit up and roll out with new Dust 514 Battle Kits.
To quote: In DUST 514, a massively multiplayer free-to-play first-person shooter exclusive to PlayStation 3, you can build an empire, wage war on a galactic scale and change the notorious sci-fi universe of EVE Online forever. But you can't do it without the right gear.
As an immortal mercenary, you'll want to outfit your battle clones with the best dropsuits, weapons, enhancements and equipment to suit your fighting style.
The customization options are nearly endless and with a galactic battlefield that's constantly shifting, you'll need to experiment with the latest military tech to maximize your performance.
One of the best ways to test out new gear in DUST 514 is with a newly offered Featured Fit. These fully-fitted dropsuit and vehicle setups are custom-made by our designers to showcase the combat advantages of individual races, weapons, defensive strategies and more.
Featured Fits are ready to go and don't require any skill training to equip, so Mercs can use them without burning through hard-earned Skill Points. Just slot them onto your character of choice, and hop into battle.
21w ago - Today Sony has announced that it will issue PS4 / PlayStation 4 developer kits to universities as part of their PlayStationFirst Academic Development Program similar to what was done for the PS Vita console.
Below are the details from the Press Release, as follows: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has today announced that the PlayStationFirst Academic Development Programme is to make PS4 dev kits available as a follow on licencing programme to University members registered on the current PlayStation Vita dev kit programme.
PlayStationFirst, the press release states, is the Academic Development and Partnership Programme for Sony Computer Entertainment and SCE Worldwide Studios designed to inspire innovation across the suite of PlayStation platforms.
It establishes partnerships with University courses at the cutting edge of videogame technology, game development, computer science and research, and aids SCE’s overall goal of supporting Indie developers and established studios by fostering the next generation of PlayStation savvy developers.
PlayStationFirst is now actively seeking ‘Expression of Interests’ from Universities interested in the Academic Dev Kit Programme and PS Vita game development. PS Vita is the system that is most closely integrated with PS4 and...