92w ago - Following up on Part 1, Zipper Interactive Community Manager Chris Roper is here with the second training video in the series on Unit 13 for PS Vita dubbed Mastering Game Types.
To quote: We recently kicked off our in-depth training series for Unit 13, the PS Vita exclusive shooter that puts you in the middle of some of the world's deadliest covert missions.
This three-part in-depth video series aims 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.
Today we're unveiling the second installment, which introduces you to the various mission types in Unit 13 and gives you advice on how to best approach them. It goes over basic mission rules, tactical strategies for how to take on each objective and things to look out for along the way.
If you missed the first training video be sure to go back and check that out to get a great overview of Unit 13′s fundamentals, and come back on Friday for the final part...
93w 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...
96w ago - Producer Chad Cox has made available a Weapons Training video today for Twisted Metal on the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: Starting today, we're introducing a video series we call "Twisted Metal University." The goal: Get you up to speed in time for Twisted Metal's February 14th release. That's less than a week away, so we'll have to move fast!
In today's chaotic episode, you'll be (re)introduced you to some of Twisted Metal's fiendish firepower, starting with the EMP Blast, Absorption Shield, Mines, and more. This video also gives you a primer on choosing the right sidearm, whether it's the flesh-shredding shotgun, the devastating magnum revolver, the heat-seeking Swarmer rocket launcher, or the all-powerful Mega Gun.
With a little luck, and a lot of pluck, you'll catapult yourself to the top of the multiplayer leaderboards this February 14th.
Check back soon to learn more killer tricks and tactics for this long-awaited revival.
110w ago - SCEA Product Marketing Manager Jefferson Dong has confirmed today that Heavy Rain: Director's Cut for PS3 begins shipping on November 8, 2011.
To quote: Heavy Rain, one of the most talked-about titles ever to be released exclusively for PS3, will be re-released next week, but this time with lots of extras making it the perfect gift for the holidays.
In addition to the original game, Heavy Rain: Director's Cut will include DLC, the original soundtrack, bonus videos, and more. One loaded release for the great price of $29.99!
Heavy Rain: Director's Cut starts shipping on November 8th in the US. Here is a list of all the great content fans can look forward to:
• Complete, original game, Heavy Rain
• Heavy Rain Chronicles: Episode 1 - The Taxidermist DLC
• Heavy Rain Original Videogame Score by award-winning film and television composer, Normand Corbeil (16 tracks)
• New front-end menu and interface with built-in Move support
• A series of 8 "Making of" Bonus Videos
• Three Dynamic Themes (Heavy Rain, Heavy Rain ARI Forest, Heavy Rain ARI Mars)
• 15 additional pieces of new concept art
• 2 bonus Trailers (Thank You Trailer, Love Trailer)
As a thank you to all current (and future) Heavy Rain fans, SCEA...
110w ago - SideQuest Studios CEO Marcus Pukropski has announced today that PSN-exclusive strategy RPG Rainbow Moon is coming in 2012.
To quote: Today I am telling you about what we've been working on with our publishing partner eastasiasoft during roughly the last year and a half.
No, it's not another shooter, but it's once again a very classical genre that we are bringing back to life on the PlayStation 3 in 2012.
Our latest creation is titled Rainbow Moon. It's a strategy role-playing game (or, for short, "SRPG" with a strong emphasis on exploration, character development and turn-based battles. This genre is one of my personal favorites that I enjoyed playing most when I was growing up (and still enjoy a lot now as far as time allows).
I can promise you that Rainbow Moon is going to be massive, and it's got all the features that you want from a traditional RPG. First of all, it will take you around 30 hours just to play through the main story mode, but that's far from all what the game has to offer. Your playtime can be extended to 100 hours or longer if you want to complete all side quests and achieve full character development.
What else can you expect from Rainbow Moon? A classic isometric open world,...