Video: Resistance: Burning Skies PS Vita Features and Trophy List

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101w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment America Associate Product Marketing Manager Derek Osgood has shared a video today showcasing the Burning Skies PlayStation Vita features and the PS Vita Trophy List below!

To quote: Shooter fans everywhere are starting to get excited since we're now less than a month away from the May 29th release of Resistance: Burning Skies.

Two weeks ago, we introduced the world to Burning Skies' competitive multiplayer experience, and so far, we've been thrilled with how much fans and media have enjoyed playing it!

I know many of you are chomping at the bit to get out there and start taking the war against the Chimera online, so you'll be happy to hear that last week, Resistance: Burning Skies went gold.

To celebrate, we'd like to show you our new trailer, which focuses on the game's unique feature set.

Resistance: Burning Skies brings a lot of "firsts" to the PS Vita - First-ever dual-analog FPS control on a portable device, the first competitive multiplayer shooter experience on the PS Vita, and the first support for Party voice chat.





The real question though, is who is going to...
 

Video: Qore March Episode Features Starhawk, Raccoon City, ACV

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111w ago - Sony PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has posted up a preview video of the Qore March episode today which features video game titles including Starhawk, Raccoon City, Armored Core V and a peek at Parkour below!

To quote: March's episode introduces us to fights in space and against zombies.

Jesse Blaze Snider kicks off March Qore with a tour of Starhawk. From Austin, Texas, he visits LightBox Interactive to meet with Dylan Jobe, Lars Devore and Josh Sutphin for a fast and furious flight around the world of Starhawk.

From jetpacks to the transforming 'hawks, along with the heavily promoted build and battle system, you definitely want to see this comprehensive extended preview of this May release.

While mechs are definitely part of Starhawk, for the hardcore mech-head, Armored Core V is stomping up with the next installment featuring persistent online war and plasma swords!





And it's time for another T-virus outbreak with Resident Evil: Raccoon City Outbreak jumping back to an earlier era of the franchise. But, this time Slant Six and Capcom have joined forces to shoot up this staple of the survival horror genre....
 

Online Features in ModNation Racers: Road Trip for PS Vita

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117w ago - Today Product Development Director Erich Waas has shared details on the online features in ModNation Racers: Road Trip for the PS Vita handheld console.

To quote: I wanted to give Mark Wilson a break this week so that I could talk about the robust online features in ModNation Racers: Road Trip.

The team here in San Diego created an impressive list of online functionality to take advantage of the WiFi/3G and GPS functionality. This game is intended to let you take advantage of your road trips--whether they're across the country, to another state or just traveling between home and work or school.

More importantly, ModNation Racers: Road Trip was designed to work around your schedule and let you compete with your friends whenever (and wherever) you want.

1. Competitive Localized Leaderboards

When a gamer who has opted to "Use Location Data" posts a lap time to the Leaderboards, that time is connected to their current location. Gamers can personalize their location names (i.e., My Home, My Work, Mark's House Where I Always Win, etc.) for easy reference. These times become part of the Local Leaderboards which gamers can use to compete in a fun arcade-style atmosphere.

Gamers can also select one of their saved locations and view other competitors'...
 

Video: Paintown v3.5 PS3 Homebrew Mod Features New Levels

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137w ago - Today French PlayStation 3 developer Markus95 has made available a Paintown v3.5 PS3 Homebrew Mod featuring new levels and characters alongside a video of it in action below.

Download: Paintown v3.5 PS3 Homebrew Mod

To quote, roughly translated: Here is a mod created by Markus95 for Paintown, know that he had already worked on developing characters for this game I'll let you discover here what will happen in the MOD. Thank you to him for having warned by MP.

I can send you my Mod for paintown, containing the first 4 stages (others are in preparation), and three characters (also others in preparation) and the French translation of the menu.

Little tutorial:

  • Install 3.5 on your PS3 Paintown
  • All files are to be transferred by FTP.
  • Place the file in markus95 dev_hdd0/game/Paintown_/USRDIR/data /
  • File main.txt (French translation) in dev_hdd0/game/Paintown_/USRDIR/data/menu
  • The file in paintown.txt dev_hdd0/game/Paintown_/USRDIR/data/paintown
  • And the files contained in players (Terry, broly, ken) in dev_hdd0/game/Paintown_/USRDIR/data/players

And here's a little video to illustrate the whole thing:



 

Video: Virtua Tennis 4 PS Vita Exclusive Features and VT Apps

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139w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has made available some video footage today of Virtua Tennis 4 for PS Vita which showcases the game's exclusive features and VT apps below.

To quote: Virtua Tennis 4 for PlayStation Vita first stepped onto the court at E3. Even at that early stage in its development, the game showed signs of ambition.

It seems that Sega is taking great care to adapt the tried-and-true gameplay for PS Vita by extensively leveraging the handheld's hardware strengths, all without dumbing down the series's winning formula.

Now, at Gamescom, I finally got to see some of these game modes in action.

Virtua Tennis 4's core experience is nearly identical to its recently-released PS3 counterpart; you can create a character, start a career, and participate in tournaments while enhancing your skills through all kinds of bizarre tennis-related skill tests. Likewise, you can jump into the shoes of Andy Roddick, Roger Federer, or other real-world tennis stars.





What PS Vita brings to the court is a new, yet optional way to control the main serve-and-volley action, plus a series of "VT Apps."

The core gameplay opens up considerably thanks to the PS Vita touch screen. Tap on the screen...
 











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