26w ago - Square-Enix Senior Product Manager Amritz Lay announced today alongside a PS4 video trailer that Kingdom Hearts III is coming to the PlayStation 4 console!
To quote: You've been wondering if it would ever be announced. You've begged for any ounce of information on it. You've asked for no more spin-offs. You've been asking. We've been listening. And we're overjoyed to finally announce that KINGDOM HEARTS III is officially in development.
We know you're dying to learn so much about KINGDOM HEARTS III - characters, worlds, summons, battle systems, spells, storyline, voice talent, minigames, gummiship xehanort keyblades... wait hold on hold on hold on... let's all take a deep breath together... Phew.
Now that said, what we can tell you thus far is that KINGDOM HEARTS III features an older Sora as the protagonist who sets forth on adventures with Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and other favorite Disney characters.
KINGDOM HEARTS III will harness next generation console technologies to bring an incredibly stunning universe full of new and familiar Disney worlds to life.
So sit back, relax, grab a sea salt ice cream pop, and enjoy the KINGDOM HEARTS III announcement trailer above.
27w ago - Sony Social Media and Community Manager Roberto Kusabbi invites fans to Go behind-the-scenes at E3 2013 today with PlayStation on Instagram.
To quote: Hi readers - my name is Roberto and I'm new here. You may see me a bit more in the future as I manage PlayStation EU's social spaces, like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and any others we may add in future.
Fred has kindly let me come on here, say hi, and tell you about something we're working on for E3. Thanks Fred!
First of all, I wanted to let you all know that we have some big plans for our social spaces, so do stick with us. And if you currently follow us on Facebook, Twitter or anywhere else, please keep letting us know what you like and what you don't like - it really helps us improve.
We want to make our social spaces as engaging, fun and visual as possible, and we'll be testing all sorts of things in the future to ensure we pull that off.
With the annual E3 show just around the corner, we've been thinking about how we can best tell the story of the week to our fans. With it being such a visual event, we thought that one of the best ways we could do that is with Instagram.
Our American colleagues have an account up-and-running right now, and in future we'll be sharing the management of the...
30w ago - Sony Blog Manager Fred Dutton is here with a video showcasing Watch_Dogs which goes behind the scenes with 2013's rule-breaking action epic below.
To quote: As with any jump from one console generation to the next, PlayStation 4 owners will expect to see hardware that sits at the very cutting edge of innovation, offering unparalleled processing power and an arsenal of exciting new features.
However, the onus on game developers to bring bold new gameplay innovation to the table is every bit as integral to that generational leap, and it's a responsibility that the whipsmart team behind Ubisoft's future-tech open world action title Watch_Dogs are really tearing into.
As detailed in our coverage last week, the game's core conceit - that its central hero, hacker Aiden Pearce's primary weapon is not a gun, but an entire city - is one of the boldest, most ambitious ideas to come along in some time. To find out more about the game's attempts to re-write the action rulebook, PlayStation Blog sat down with the game's creative director Jonathan Morin...
What was the first seed of the idea that later grew into Watch_Dogs?
Jonathan Morin: It started as a conversation. Four years ago we were talking about humans exchanging their lives and their...
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.
31w ago - Today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer spacemanspiff has released OpenSCETool (OSCETool) v0.9.2 which is an open-source clone of the original SCETool followed by the SCETool source code by naehrwert with details below.