142w ago - Today Community Manager Ramone Russell at SCEA San Diego Studios made available a video trailer spotlighting the features of MLB 11 The Show for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: It's baseball season! Spring is upon us and Opening Day is just around the corner.
As many of you are excited for the new MLB season to begin, we're just as excited to show you everything that's new this year in MLB 11 The Show. There are a lot of new features to discuss so we put together this trailer for your viewing pleasure...
Our Pure Analog Control System brings you closer to the field than ever before! Pitch with pinpoint accuracy and devastating control with Pure Analog Pitching.
Feel the rush of incredibly realistic batting based on precise mechanics and pure instinct with Pure Analog Hitting. And experience a new way to play D as you can now control both the accuracy and power behind your throws with Pure Control Throwing.
As Game Informer notes, "the new analog pitching is the most polished and challenging gameplay mechanic a baseball game has ever offered."
Authentic player animations, new player models, photo-realistic stadiums, stadium specific broadcast cameras, and dynamic weather...
143w ago - Today the Killzone 3 PS3 patch v1.04 update has gone live via PSN, which includes several bug fixes detailed below courtesy of Guerrilla Games alongside some new features for PlayStation 3 gamers to take advantage of.
To quote: CHANGES & NEW FUNCTIONALITY
• Network - Lag fixes and fixes for network errors 10002, 8001 and 8013
• Gameplay - Players now have more stamina by default. Sprint length is increased but the recharge timer has been adjusted to compensate
• Gameplay - Mortally wounded players no longer have collision. Alive players should now be able to traverse the levels without getting stuck on mortally wounded players
• Gameplay - Medic's revive cool-down reduced from 25 to 10 seconds
• Gameplay - Increased range from where friendly players can be revived - player can be revived from 20 meters now
• Gameplay - Guerrilla Warfare games now last 15 minutes and it takes 100 kills instead of 50 to win
• Performance - Improvements to party creation server load
• Menu - Show envelope icon to indicate that player has received message
• Menu - Rewards panel in post game screen now auto-scrolls
• Menu - Botzone is now paused when player goes to start menu
• Menu - Single click squad...
155w ago - Sony Senior Product Marketing Manager Stephanie Yoshimoto has confirmed that GT Academy starts today alongside an announcement of some new expansion features for Gran Tusismo 5 PS3.
To quote: Round 1 of GT Academy, the ground-breaking competition that will turn one Gran Turismo 5 player into a professional race car driver, is now open!
If you haven't heard about GT Academy, it's an online competition within GT5 that takes the top 32 players in the United States, based on time trial events, to a national finals event where they will compete for one of 16 spots in the GT Academy boot camp.
At the boot camp, the finalists' strength, stamina, mental agility, and driving skills will be pushed to the limits and beyond. Only one champion will ultimately go on to train to become a professional race driver and compete in a real endurance race.
This unique competition will be documented in a GT Academy reality show that will air on the SPEED channel and PlayStation Network.
Round 1 is now open and runs through January 23, 2011. To enter, register at the GT Web site, then...
160w ago - Disney Interactive Studios London Producer Jason Ried has announced that Split/Second PSP arrives this week with new features and a fresh launch trailer!
To quote: Greetings, and welcome to the next exciting installment of Split/Second. I'm happy to say we've managed to cram all of what made Split/Second great onto the PSP.
At Disney Interactive Studios, we're really proud of what Black Rock Studio created and were excited to see what Sumo Digital could add to the PSP version.
As Split/Second was a visual treat, we knew that we couldn't compromise for both the size of the power plays and sheer on-screen excitement. We set out to create a spectacular-looking PSP game and I hope that everyone will agree that this is one of the best-looking racing games on the PSP.
Another vital ingredient was to make sure that the handling and controls suited the PSP. Sumo are very experienced with years of racing experience and so set about creating a new driving model from scratch. The end result should be a fun, quick and skillful driving system that rewards users who push the cars to the max.
To add something completely new to the game we then added four all new Challenge modes which test the drivers in completely different...
163w ago - Zombie Studios Project Lead and Game Designer Jared Gerritzen has posted up a fresh video today of Blacklight Tango Down which hits PSN tomorrow with new features, as follows:
Tango Down's launch on the PlayStation Network tomorrow (10/26), we're pumped to share with you a brand-new, exclusive gameplay video and a piece of never-before seen concept art.
Blacklight is a fast-paced, action-oriented, first-person shooter that takes place in 25 years in the future. In the game, players take control of an elite covert ops team that is sent after an American Colonel and his personal Blacklight team.
As players progress through the ranks, they will unlock new items and attachments to add to their fully-customizable weapons, giving them literally trillions of weapons combos to play with and endless hours of combat.
While Blacklight has done really well over the summer, we've worked on some serious improvements and new features for the PlayStation Network version of the game.
In addition to being fully-updated, the PlayStation Network version will include the brand-new 'Join in Progress' feature, that allows players to instantly join the online action without waiting for an intermission. Up until now, players...