27w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli has revealed The Last of Us PS3 Multiplayer details today alongside a video below.
To quote: Over the past few days we invited media to play our The Last of Us multiplayer mode called Factions. Most of these impressions are available online now but you'll be seeing more as our review embargo on the game ends very soon.
The multiplayer is an extension of the themes you'll find in the single player game. The moment-to-moment survival present in the single-player campaign is integral to the multiplayer.
You'll feel tension and need to be intensely alert at all times. We want to show you a glimpse of what the gameplay looks like.
In Factions you'll have to pick a side and roll with the Hunters or the Fireflies. Each player starts with a small clan of survivors that you need to keep alive and grow. There are two modes in which you can accomplish the growth and survival of your Clan.
In Supply Raid, you'll have to scavenge the area and keep your team alive. Your team has a pool of twenty reinforcements. Once the reinforcements have been exhausted, the match will go into sudden death.
In Survivors, you're going to have to be extremely vigilant. There are no respawns. Once you're gone you've been eliminated...
29w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli announced on this Memorial Day that Uncharted 3: Multiplayer is going patriotic complete with a Memorial Week flash sale.
Details are below, as follows: Our community has embraced the UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Free-to-Play and our player base continues to grow. We are stoked to witness that growth and see UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer being played fanatically in countries all over the world.
Keeping our global perspective strong our May DLC drop is themed around country flags. In the USA Memorial Day happens to fall at the end of May.
We are globally celebrating and honoring Memorial Day with our Patriotic themed character parts for your custom UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer characters. Pledge your allegiance to your country by purchasing some of our Patriotic DLC parts available when the PS Store updates in your region:
The Pirate shirt is a new exclusive item to the Patriotic parts bundle, but you'll have to purchase the Patriotic parts bundle to get this rare item. Of course, our Animal and Oddball...
30w ago - Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman at Santa Monica Studio posted up a video today showcasing God of War: Ascension Multiplayer including DLC and primordial weapons below.
To quote: Champions, with eight glorious weeks of God of War: Ascension Multiplayer now etched into the stones of Olympus, it's time to look ahead to what the Oracle has seen in our future.
It's also time to see what the community has achieved thus far - see the infographic along the side of this post (click on it for the full, ultra high-resolution image).
Our God of War Development Team here at SonySantaMonica is working steadfastly on a wide array of additional multiplayer content, including new weapons (plus a powerful fourth weapon class) and armors, large and small maps, and a few other surprises. We'll have more to share later this month.
Today we are releasing our second wave of Multiplayer DLC - the Primordial Weapons - comprised of the Armor of Typhon and the Mercenary Blade. These will be available to purchase today on PSN (search "God of War"), alongside the "Armors of Anarchy" and "Blades of Darkness" released last week. Pay close attention to the Artemis & Thanatos Blades; they have new moves and FX to augment your playing style.
35w ago - Codemasters Ben Walke shared details today on taking the race online with GRID 2's multiplayer.
To quote: We've talked previously about World Series Racing and the single player experience of GRID 2 - now it's time to talk multiplayer.
Multiplayer in GRID 2 is big. Bigger than anything we've done before. More depth, more choice, more progression... but before we get to the BIG details, we'll just chuck in a little reminder that you can play in two-player split-screen across our game modes. It's old school, and we love it.
GRID 2 utilizes a multiplayer system that is completely separate to the single player portion of the game. We want to bring the best of online gaming to the racing genre and a dedicated, distinct game is the only way we could achieve what we wanted.
As you progress you'll be able to earn XP and cash, which will allow you to purchase cars and upgrades, and you'll constantly have new challenges and rivals.
You'll also be able to showcase your individuality by customising and modifying your cars. With over six billion possible combinations to choose from, you'll certainly stand out on the grid.
The Clean vs. The Dirty
Naturally these two types of racers don't get on very well, it's the Cats vs. Dogs of the racing...
First off, we have some very special and limited DLC available for purchase this month. Pogo and Trumpet, our resident Naughty Dogs, are now immortalized on custom t-shirts and weapons. All proceeds from the sales of these items will go to a charity that supports the prevention of cruelty to animals.
These items are currently available now in North America individually and as a bundle, and will go on sale later in the month in all other regions. These items are only available for the month of April, so grab them before they're gone.
We will be launching all our Animal themed character parts DLC globally this month. The full list of all the Animal theme parts on sale is outlined over on our UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Free-to-Play page.
We'll also have a bundle for all the animal themed parts that includes the exclusive T-Rex Head...