56w ago - Candygun Art Director Andreas Hackel has announced today that a four-player free-for-all is coming to PS3 this Winter.
Below is the scoop, to quote: Late last year, we were gathering ideas and prototypes in preparation of creating our next game. There was one idea we really liked: A fast-paced multiplayer sneaking game about a group of safe-breakers that sneak past cameras, laser barriers, and guards to pull off the ultimate heist.
In our earliest prototype, the goal of the four players was to pick locks and break walls in order to reach the vault and grab all the money inside before one of the other players could.
There was one element in this early prototype that was really fun: You could set up bear traps that would snare other players, slowing them down and causing the guards to catch them. Around the same time, we were also playing a lot of Bomberman in the office. And its brand of pick-up-and-play fun and multiplayer battles was something we wanted in our game, too.
So we decided to re-think the game from scratch, stripping out complicated concepts like guards and surveillance cameras and focusing on one basic idea: thieves stealing money and attacking other players. Enter Dollar Dash!
We knew we wanted an animated look for Dollar Dash, with inspirations...
56w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates below, as follows:
Leading the way on PlayStation Store this week is the fantastic Portal 2 In Motion DLC pack, which adds PS Move functionality to Valve's classic first person puzzler as well as a selection of new levels tailor-made for the peripheral. Plus members can grab a hefty 30% discount on the pack too.
Also out this week is Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified. With a Special Ops Story mode and multiplayer action tailored for the PS Vita, this is the most intense handheld COD experience yet!
Elsewhere, Sonic and friends roar onto PS Store with Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. Take the race from the land to the sky or water and watch as your vehicle transforms mid race into a plane or boat.
The third instalment of the Agarest: Generation of War series. Agarest: Geneations of War 2 follows Weiss, a young man who learns he has committed deicide and now must become the 'Vessel', storing the power of the god he slew until he and his progeny can atone for his sins.
As usual, you'll find a list of this week's content below, including new add-on content for Zen Pinball 2 and Super Monkey Ball Banana Splitz, and a demo for Criterion Games'...
56w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this week's US PSN updates below, as follows:
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale ($59.99)
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a brawl on the PlayStation 3 system like nothing that has come before it. From Kratos to Sly Cooper, Sweet Tooth to PaRappa the Rapper, PlayStation characters from all over the gaming spectrum are brought together in a fighting adventure that's both easy to play, and hard to master.
The game plays out across static and interactive Sony themed environments, and features local multiplayer support as well as the ability to take the battle online for competitive multiplayer action.
ESRB: T - Teen
PS3 Full Games
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 ($49.99)
WE ARE TEKKEN! Download the full TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 game! NOTE: This game's downloadable content is the same as the packaged version, and includes the online pass but none of the pre-order downloadable content.
ESRB: T - Teen // File Size: 17.1 GB
SingStar Digital ($0.00)
Battle it out with friends and family in SingStar, the ultimate competitive singing game featuring your favorite artists' music and videos. Choose from thousands...
56w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the scoop on the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the upcoming week today!
Below are the details, to quote: On PS3 this week, Call of Duty: Black Ops II arrives with an all-new Call of Duty - Black Ops storyline featuring new characters and returning characters.
A unique single-player campaign that contains two time periods linked by characters and their actions. As well as Special Strike Force missions, in which the players action affect the outcome of gameplay and the overall campaign, and of course a killer variety of multiplayer modes and play options.
On PS Vita and on PSN as a digital download, bridging the storyline between the original Call of Duty: Black Ops and this year's highly anticipated follow-up, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified explores original fiction in the series, told through a collection of single player operations.
The PS Vita exclusive title, brings classic Call of Duty-style gameplay to gamers on-the-go, offering a console gaming experience anytime, anywhere. And with touch screen and Near features, Call of Duty: Black Ops: Declassified puts the adrenaline-rush action of Call of Duty in the palm of your hands.