Video: Sportsfriends for PlayStation Network - E3 2013 Update

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45w ago - Producer Doug Wilson made available a fresh video today spotlighting Sportsfriends for PlayStation Network as part of their E3 2013 update below.

To quote: I'm here to give you an update on our coming PSN game, Sportsfriends. Here's a new teaser:

Last time I posted here, we were still finishing up our Sportsfriends Kickstarter drive. Thanks to some of you, we were successfully funded, and since then we've been working on the games!

We're at E3 this week showing some of the games, directly on PS3 hardware. As part of the E3 fanfare, we want to talk about some of the new features we've been working on.

To start with, let's talk about Super Pole Riders, which has seen a radical overhaul since the free browser version. Below you can see one of the new arenas, illustrated by Bennett himself.

You'll note that there are four players there. The game now supports 1v1 and 2v2. Two-on-two is especially crazy, with poles flying everywhere. We're also thrilled with the new control scheme. It feels nicely direct to rotate your pole using the analog stick.

Hokra, too, will feature some graphical updates and a bunch of new features and arenas. The new arena layouts - which feature walls, different...
 

Toro's Friend Network, Paint Park Plus Out Tomorrow on PS Vita

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46w ago - Sony Product Planning & Platform Software Innovation Director Don Mesa announced that Toro's Friend Network and Paint Park Plus are out tomorrow on PS Vita!

Below are the details, to quote: As we mentioned back in February, we have plenty of new applications on the way to PS Vita, and we're here today to talk more about what's coming your way soon for your favorite handheld.

First off, we're really excited to bring you Toro's Friend Network, PS Vita's first social gaming application, which you can try for yourself tomorrow when PSN updates.

Toro's Friend Network is free to download, and offers you the ability to connect with your existing friends on Twitter and Facebook, as well as giving you the opportunity to meet new friends on PSN.

In addition to taking part in activities, such as building a town and adventuring into the Friend Dungeon to unlock new items, you'll be able to purchase hundreds of items to personalize your experience, like new outfits for your avatar, ability enhancements, and new name card designs.

Check out the trailer below to get an idea of how Toro's Friend Network can connect you and your gaming buddies in a new unique way.





Also available tomorrow...
 

PlayStation Plus Updates: BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend Free

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47w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Paul Sullivan is here with this weeks PlayStation Plus updates, which include BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend free for members.

To quote: Hey PlayStation Plus fans, the first thing you might notice this week is the notable lack of Morgan in this post. Not to worry, he's taking a quick break as we ramp up to E3, and I'll be trying to fill his shoes in the meantime. With that sorted, on to the content!

We have two Timed Themes this week that Plus members will want to check out. Vita fans need to also be sure to pick up BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend for free. Beyond that PlayStation Plus members are getting a handful of discounts for PS Vita and PS3 games. Check out the details below!

May 28th PlayStation Plus Update

Fuse (Timed Trial)
PSN Price: N/A, Free Trial for PS Plus members

When a volatile alien energy source called Fuse falls into the wrong hands, the CIA calls in an elite contact team to retrieve it: Overstrike 9. Join up to three friends in co-op play as you deploy lethal teamwork and fringe-tech weapons to take down the rogue paramilitary corporation behind the theft.

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (Timed Trial)
PSN Price: N/A, Free Trial for PS Plus members
 

Video: XCM FPS Black PCB for Nintendo Wii U Gamepad Demo

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50w ago - Today the XCM Team have made available a demonstration video showcasing their new XCM FPS Black PCB for the Nintendo Wii U gamepad with details below.

To quote: XCM FPS Black PCB for Wii U - Installation Manual (English)

The XCM FPS Black PCB for Wii U, equip all the specific modes for the Wii U tablet controller.

  • Drop shot mod: prone and rapid fire.
  • Fast reload mod: quickly reloads the gun, change gun/weapon, gives you a plenty of time to shoot your opponent.
  • Burst mod: changes from single shot to rapid fire.
  • Sniper breath mod: Automatically hold on to breath.
  • Turbo Melee: Melee and shoot.
  • Auto Zoom Zombie: Zoom and locks down the enemy.
  • Akimbo: When the mode is activated, gamer only need to press the RT button and it will automatically press the LT button simultaneously as well for shooting with 2 guns
  • Quick scope: aim then quick shot.
  • Jitter Mod: After shooting, it rapidly auto reload the bullets, this mode is to reload a small amount of bullets for rapid respond in combat (best for shotgun weapon)
  • Jump shot: You are able to jump and throw the grenade more...

 

Sony Announces Tomb Raider PSN Half Off Flash Sale This Weekend

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51w ago - Crystal Dynamics Community Manager Meagan Marie announced a Tomb Raider PSN half off flash sale this weekend only.

Below are the details, as follows: Have you picked up Lara Croft's first adventure yet? If you haven't taken a tour of Yamatai, now's the time to book a ticket.

Tomb Raider is currently 50 percent off in the PlayStation Store as part of a sale that runs from now until Monday, April 29th at noon. The sale is available in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina.

Tomb Raider marks a reboot for the seasoned franchise, exploring Lara Crofts origin story and transformation from an untested young woman to a hardened survivor. Series staples of combat, exploration & traversal, and puzzles return to Tomb Raider, reimagined through an action/adventure experience rooted in survival.

New offerings include skill and weapon upgrades, fast travel throughout the island, and online play with friends.

If you're in the mood to tackle Tomb Raider with friends, keep an eye out for premium DLC such as the "Caves & Cliffs" or "1939" multiplayer map packs too. Weapon packs, multiplayer characters, and alternate outfits for Lara are also up for grabs. Don't wait - download the game now!
 











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