67w ago - Sony European Product Manager Ross Alexander has confirmed the European PS3 release dates for God of War: Ascension today and has detailed the Special Editions below too!
To quote: We are pleased to announce today that God of War: Ascension will release on the following dates:
• UK & Ireland: 15th March 2013
• Australia & New Zealand: 14th March 2013
• Rest of Europe/PAL: 13th March 2013
Available at launch we will have both a Special Edition and Collector's Edition, as well as the standard edition.
The Collector's Edition features the ultimate GoW collectible, a 8″ Kratos figurine. Packaged in a premium steel book game case, the set will also include the official game soundtrack (digital version), a PS3 dynamic theme and avatar pack, a double XP bonus for multiplayer (more info on this soon) and a DLC pass to unlock all future DLC for the game at no additional cost (more info on this soon too).
God Of War: Ascension sees the debut of multiplayer to the series and the dev team are working very hard to create a truly fantastic experience.
If you want to have the edge against your friends as you all face off on the battlefield online, the multiplayer double XP and DLC pass could be the tools to help you rise to the top.
67w ago - Following up on the North American date, today Sony Worldwide Studios Producer Jeremy Ray has confirmed a European release date for Sports Champions 2 as well.
Below are the details, to quote: Hello, this is Senior Producer Jeremy Ray with a message all the way from San Diego Studio to let you all know that Sports Champions 2 will be available from 31st October 2012 across the PAL region.
In about two short months you will be able to play the much anticipated sequel to the first Sports Champions, introducing Skiing, Boxing, Tennis, Golf, Bowling and the new Archery event.
Since we are getting so close I'd like to take this opportunity to give a little update on the game. Right now the team is primarily focused on squashing bugs and adding some last minute polish. The finish line is in sight and we are very excited to finally get Sports Champions 2 into living rooms all around the world.
Once done, we hope to be able to take a quick breather before getting back at it again with some post-release support. I hope to be able to give some more information about that after launch.
Here's a reminder of some of the great content that will be...
68w ago - Today Sony European Product Manager Phil Lynch has unveiled a release date for Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Game Of The Year Edition, specifically September 19, 2012!
To quote: We've very happy to announce the release date of Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Game of the Year Edition as 19th September 2012. Developed exclusively for PlayStation 3 by Naughty Dog, the Game of the Year Edition combines Nathan Drake's third critically acclaimed adventure, with additional pieces of multiplayer DLC, handpicked by the team for the release.
A quick recap for newcomers: Drake's third adventure catapults our hardy adventurer headlong into a dangerous search for the fabled "Atlantis of the Sands", taking in the mean streets of London, a burning French chateau and the heart of the Arabian Desert. It's a journey that pits him and his mentor Victor Sullivan against the occult treachery of a shadowy clandestine organisation and its ruthless leader, Katherine Marlowe.
When the terrible secrets of this lost city are unearthed, Drake's quest descends into a desperate bid for survival that strains the limits of his endurance and forces him to confront his deepest fears.
The Game of the Year edition packs in the following DLC expansions:
75w ago - Sony Associate Product Marketing Manager Cristian Cardona of Software Marketing has unveiled the pre-order bonuses and release date for PlayStation All-Stars today.
To quote: It's only been a few weeks since E3, and the Internet has been set ablaze with anticipation for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale!
We announced new fighters Nathan Drake and Big Daddy, and that PlayStation All-Stars will have a PlayStation Vita release when it launches later this year - so you'll be able to take the battle with you on the go, or experience cross-platform matches against your friends whether you're playing on PS3 or PS Vita.
We've been thrilled to hear all of the great responses to the news about the game so far, and have been reading all of your questions and comments on the blogs and forums. While we'll get to answering all of them soon enough, today we're going to be answering a couple of the more popular ones: "Why pre-order?" and "When is the game coming out?"
Aside from making sure you've got a copy on day one, pre-ordering will snag you an exclusive set of costumes for all of the characters in the game! Here are the outfits for the roster so far, but be sure to check back in with us later when we unveil them all.
80w ago - MonkeyPaw Games Marketing Manager Ray Almeda has announced today alongside a gameplay trailer below that Class of Heroes II is set to release this Fall for PSP on PlayStation Network.
To quote: MonkeyPaw Games strives to bring you excellent content from Japan.
Today we're announcing the anticipated digital download release of Class of Heroes II on the PlayStation Network.
The digital release, playable on PSP and PS Vita, will give users a chance to play the game with a beautifully localized adaptation, care of our partners at GAIJINWORKS. The game is set to debut this fall.
The game is a charming take on the Wizardry-style dungeon crawl games with a twist - all the party members are drawn from a pool of newly-enrolled students at a Sword and Sorcery School.
It features 10 classes to choose from: Novice, Fighter, Swordsman, Ranger, Monk, Ninja, Sorcerer, Puppeteer, Idol, and one Mystery Class. Once the party is created, quests are offered and the party can choose their adventure path, unlocking ever more distant and dangerous areas to conquer as they grow in power and confidence.
Monster parties can be more than one level deep in a single...