62w ago - Creative Director Paul Cross of the Rocksmith Team has shared a video today demonstrating how to play real guitar on your PlayStation 3 with Rocksmith.
To quote: My name is Paul Cross and I am the Creative Director on the Rocksmith Team.
My previous projects include Burnout, Skate and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle - and I want give you a little bit of background on Rocksmith, a music game that lets you plug a real guitar into your PS3 and play along to a great list of well-known rock songs when it comes to Europe this September.
The project started in early 2008 when Ubisoft started talking to a company called Game Tank. These guys had a tech demo that allowed the player to plug in any real guitar into a PS3, and the game would tell them if they were playing the right notes at the right times. Ubisoft liked the demo so much that they bought the company!
When Nao Higo, Sr. Producer and I first started on what was to become Rocksmith in October 2009, it was a tech demo called 'Guitar Rising' that featured sideways scrolling tablature and a number of difficulty levels you could select from. Here's a promo vid of Guitar Rising from way back in the day:
64w ago - Today Executive Producer Brandon Laurino has announced on the PS Blog that Dust 514 will be free to play on the PlayStation 3 entertainment system!
To quote: We have some big news about DUST 514 coming out this week and wanted to write a more personal note about it here, to you.
The development of DUST 514 has been an amazing experience, as we at CCP pioneer new frontiers for console games in collaboration with Sony.
It has really been a process of exploring and breaking new ground - running an MMO service that needs constant updates on a console, microtransactions on a console, connecting an MMO on console to an MMO on PC in a real time shared universe and the Marketplace between the two - and there's even more to come.
Today, I'm writing about one more of those things - DUST 514 will be free to play on PlayStation 3!
This news means DUST 514 is the first ever game built from the ground up as a free to play MMOFPS on console, exclusively on the PlayStation 3.
Thanks to how Sony has set up the PlayStation Network - and the innovations they have been making on it together with us - Sony's console platform is the only one able to support this kind...
64w ago - Zipper Interactive Community Manager Chris Roper has unveiled the first in a series of training videos on how to play Unit 13 on Sony's new PS Vita handheld console.
To quote: If you're going to go up against the world's deadliest foes you're going to need every advantage that you can get.
Fortunately for you we've got inside tips on how to best tackle Unit 13′s numerous missions, game types, connectivity features and more straight from developer Zipper Interactive.
Over the next week, we'll be rolling out a three-part in-depth video series to teach you everything from the core fundamentals of how to play the game to tips on how to tackle each mission type and even how to fully take advantage of Unit 13′s networking features.
Part 1, "How to Play", shows you what it will take to run with the best-of-the-best. It covers everything from a complete control breakdown to tactical combat strategies to Unit 13′s in-depth scoring system. This is as close to a Unit 13 boot camp as you'll get.
The next two videos in the series, "Game Types" and "Sharing and Competing", will be released in the near future right here on the PlayStation.Blog, so check back then for more...
66w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager Wilson Cheng has revealed three reasons today why fans should try PS Vita / PS3 cross-play content below!
To quote: The day is approaching for you to finally get your hands on PlayStation Vita!
For some of you, that day is already here with the delivery of the First Edition Bundle. As we've discussed in several previous Blog posts, the connection between PS Vita and PS3 is one of the most compelling features that sets gaming on PS Vita apart.
Because we want all of you early PS Vita owners to check out the cross-platform gameplay experience, we're offering content on both platforms for one promotional price with two launch titles, Hustle Kings and WipEout 2048. Our friends at Capcom are also offering shared content for no additional cost with Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
Here's how it works:
• If you purchase Hustle Kings for PS Vita, you will get Hustle Kings on PS3 for free. If you already own Hustle Kings on PS3, you'll be able to download the PS Vita version for free.
• If you purchase WipEout 2048, you will be able to download WipEout 2048's DLC packs, WipEout HD and HD Fury for free when they launch on PS Vita later this spring (if you already own the PS3 versions)
66w ago - Today Sony Manager James Gallagher has made available some video footage diving into PlayStation Vita: Play, Create and Share in the latest episode of the series.
To quote: In the next episode of Inside PS Vita, we take a look at how games such as LittleBigPlanet and ModNation Racers: Road Trip are ensuring that the Play. Create. Share genre of creative gaming has big plans for PlayStation Vita.
Tell us: what LBP levels are you dreaming up to make best use of the front and rear touch, and other controls unique to PS Vita?
Those interested can check out the video below- Enjoy!