252w ago - We have spring-like weather here already today, and in tune with that comes PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen with the following PSN Update via PS Blog:
Even though the Punxsutawney Groundhog predicted six more weeks of winter, PlayStation Network has already caught Spring Fever.
To help spread our excitement, we're launching "PSN Spring Fever" on PlayStation Store to celebrate the exceptional PlayStation Network games and exclusive content on tap to launch in the next few months. And unlike the "official" Groundhog prediction, Spring for us starts tomorrow with the launch of Flower from thatgamecompany.
In addition to current PSN exclusive hits like PixelJunk Eden, PAIN and flOw, you can look forward to several other highly anticipated games such as Flower, Noby Noby Boy, Burn Zombie Burn and The Punisher: No Mercy to name a few.
And with these exclusive blockbusters launching on a weekly basis, we'll offer the best downloadable games lineup around. A few of the titles include:
• Noby Noby Boy
• No Gravity
• Wheel of Fortune
• Burn Zombie Burn
253w ago - After anextremely successful series of video games From The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, this exclusive license will allow SEGA to once more publish the only official interactive entertainment software titles of the world's most famous sporting event.
Press Release: THE Official VIDEO GAME OF THE VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES - SEGA ANNOUNCES PUBLISHING AGREEMENT
TOKYO (February 5, 2009) - SEGA¬® Corporation today announced a worldwide agreement with International Sports Multimedia (ISM), exclusive licensee of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), to once again become the sole approved video game publisher of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Canada.
Through this agreement, SEGA secures the sole rights to publish console, PC/Macintosh, handheld, arcade, and mobile games worldwide. Under this exclusive license, SEGA will publish a wide variety of games with Winter Sports and events including skiing, skating, and snowboard bearing the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games emblem.
"Working with SEGA has resulted in Olympic Entertainment Software achieving unparalleled success and we are delighted to support SEGA once again for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games", says Raymond Goldsmith, Chairman & CEO of ISM.
255w ago - SCEA Marketing Manager Mark Valledor is calling upon LBP creators who live in or around Aspen, Colorado for the LittleBigPlanet Winter X Games 13. To quote:
We are looking for up to 3 talented LittleBigPlanet creators to join us next week for the X-GAMES (1/22-1/25) in Aspen, Colorado to create one of a kind levels side by side with real Winter X Games athletes (Not a bad way to kick off 2009!).
So if you can build some great LBP levels and have a way to meet us in Colorado, this might be up your alley. All you will need to do is meet us in Aspen next Tuesday and dedicate a few hours of your time and LBP creative juices and you will be rewarded.
Selected creators will score the following:
- Upgraded experience at Winter X Games
- A chance to meet and work with a Winter X Games athlete to help them design a LBP level for posting
- Signed Merchandise
- PS prize pack which includes PS backpack, hoodie and more!
Ok, the requirements (see below for official contest rules):
1) You need to be 18 Years or older
2) You will need your own transportation and accommodations
3) You need to be a skilled LittleBigPlanet creator to help make levels with Winter X Games athletes
4) You will need to meet us in Aspen the morning...
262w ago - Capcom's John Diamonon answered the following question today via PS Blog: You're probably thinking, "What the flock is FLOCK!?"
Well, today you're going to find out because we have a little surprise for you in the free issue of Qore today.
Below are a couple of videos that show some of the quirky and original gameplay you'll see in the game.
I want to introduce you to one of my co-workers, Robby Zinchak. Don't let his young looks fool you. He's an up-and-coming associate producer extraordinaire who's ready to answer all your questions regarding this truly unique, downloadable game. Just don't ask him to show you his ID. (Just kidding Robby.)
Hi! This is my first time posting here, so I figure I should introduce myself first My name is Robby, and I'm the Associate Producer on FLOCK! here at Capcom. As mentioned previously on this blog, the new episode of Qore (available today!) includes both a video feature on FLOCK! and a fully playable demo!
The premise of FLOCK! is simple: you're a UFO (the 'Flocker') which seeks to abduct animals. Through the levels, you'll abduct these cute animals by herding them into your Motherflocker (yes, really, we named the ship that :P). But it's not a simple...
271w ago - Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm for Hudson Soft, today announced that they are releasing Bomberman Ultra, an all-new Bomberman for digital download on the PlayStation Network this winter.
Press Release: Bomberman To Debut On The PlayStation Network With Bomberman Ultra
Hudson's Award-Winning Series Returns With 8-Person Online Multiplayer Battles
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, BOMBERMAN TO DEBUT ON THE PLAYSTATION¬®NETWORK WITH BOMBERMAN ULTRA
Hudson Entertainment's Award-Winning Series Returns With 8-Person Online Multiplayer Battles For PLAYSTATION¬®3 Computer Entertainment System Gamers this Winter
REDWOOD CITY, CA - October 1, 2008 - Hudson Entertainment, the North American publishing arm for Hudson Soft, today announced that they are releasing Bomberman Ultra, an all-new Bomberman for digital download on the PLAYSTATION¬®Network this winter. Retaining classic gameplay elements combined with 8-person online multiplayer, full character customization and gorgeous high-definition graphics, Bomberman Ultra is slated to launch worldwide this winter.
"The Bomberman series is one of the most popular brands in the history of Hudson Entertainment," said Sabine Duvall, Vice President of Product Development at Hudson Entertainment. "Bringing...