207w ago - Naughty Dog's Senior Manager of Marketing Communications Arne Meyer has announced today that starting tomorrow through December 27 Uncharted 2 players will receive double cash for all kills and medals.
To quote: The holidays are all about the giving spirit and we're in a giving mood!
We're holding another Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Double Cash weekend from Thursday, December 24, 2009, at 10:00 AM PST through Sunday, December 27, 2009, at 11:00 AM PST (what time is it in my city?) you would earn double for all kills and medals.
Yes, you read that right, you'll be getting Double Cash for medals as well!
Oh, and our characters have gotten into the spirit of the season to celebrate the occasion!
208w ago - Today SCEA Producer Taku Imasaki announced that the Gran Turismo 5 PS3 Time Trial Challenge officially starts this week!
To quote: Two weeks ago we announced the Gran Turismo 5 Time Trial Challenge, and I'm here to give you a breakdown of what to expect when the demo hits PSN this coming Thursday.
This demo was specifically designed for the GT5 Time Trial Challenge to challenge racing fans to master every straight-away, corner and bump of the track.
We want to use this demo to find out who are the best racers in both the US and Canada. We also created this demo to showcase the realism of the brand new physics engine which is constantly improving before GT5 releases.
As Gran Turismo fans know, our GT games let you select between standard or professional driving physics and adjust a multitude of driving assists, but to make this a real "challenge" for all you racing fans, the GT5 demo has professional driving physics, and many of the assists are disabled. But don't worry.
Even if this demo seems challenging, you'll be able to turn on some of those extra...
209w ago - Sony Online Entertainment's Senior Global Brand Manager Debysue Wolfcale has announced that a DC Universe Online PS3 animation contest starts today, as follows:
The DC Universe Online/Mass Animation - Animation Contest has officially kicked off! Now, budding animators and fans alike can compete by animating shots in a cinematic trailer or animating character gestures for in-game emotes for the upcoming PlayStation 3 game, DC Universe Online.
All of the tools that you will need to enter will be provided including a special edition of Autodesk Maya 3D Animation software, storyboards, designs and fully-rigged 3-D models, along with access through the Mass Animation application on the DCUO Facebook fan page.
Once your entry is complete, you can upload your submission for viewing, voting and sharing with friends through the Facebook application. Each week voters, and a panel of judges which included members of the DCUO team, will help determine what shots qualify as the "best" and will be eligible for voter prizes.
There will be 60 submissions chosen as runners-up for the game trailer and each will each receive $500.00 and a copy of DCUO when it ships. The 40 runners-up of the Emote animation entries will win $150, the...
209w ago - United Front Games Art Director Rob Oliveira announced today that the ModNation Racers PS3 Beta starts December 18, 2009 and also shared a video below.
To quote: I'm taking a quick break from work to talk to you about some more character creation features in ModNation Racers.
But first, here's a date you're going to want to mark down on your calendars. December 18. That's the day we open up the ModNation Racers Beta to you.
The Beta runs through January 10, and you'll have the chance to score a Beta voucher right here on the PlayStation Blog! Stay tuned very soon for details on the Beta giveaway. Of course, those of you who picked up LittleBigPlanet Game of the Year Edition already have a voucher, so you're good to go!
In today's video I'm going to give you a very brief walkthrough of our sticker and layering system. I'm going to create something using one simple shape, several layers, and some color changes.
Once you've seen what I do with one shape and a couple of layers, you can easily imagine what can be done with hundreds of stickers, and hundreds layers at your disposal. Our system allows you to move, scale, skew, rotate, flip and change the height and transparency of all these stickers....
Today IncGamers.com (linked above) have reported that Abington IP, a law firm specializing in consumer class actions, has started an investigation into the recent XBox Live bans.
Users who were banned from the service may wish to fill out the form available and take part in a Class Action Lawsuit against Microsoft if you were not refunded a prorated sum for the time left on your subscription.
To quote: "An investigation is currently being conducted regarding business practices of Microsoft with respect to its recent cancellation of certain modified Xbox consoles for use with Xbox Live.
As has been reported widely in the media, tens of thousands of Xbox owners have had their modified Xbox consoles banned from Microsoft's online gaming service Xbox Live. Although modification...