PlayStation Suite SDK Open to Developers in April, PS Vita Support

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111w ago - Following up on our previous article, today Engadget (linked above) reports that Sony's PlayStation Suite will be open to all developers beginning in April with PS Vita support followed by a full SDK coming afterwards.

The PS Suite SDK will allow licensed developers to create and run performance testing on all PlayStation-certified Android smartphones and tablets as well as the PS Vita.

This SDK Beta will be free of charge, while the official version will come later this year and require a $99 annual subscription in return for allowing devs to make their wares commercially available on Sony's platform.

Below is the official Sony Press Release, as follows:

Sony Computer Entertainment to Expand PlayStation Suite by Further Strengthening Support for Content Development

Open Beta Version of SDK to be Released in April, Official Version to be Released Later This Year

TOKYO, March 7, 2012 PRNewswire - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) today announced that it will release the open beta version of PlayStation Suite SDK *(1) to content developers in April 2012 and the official version later this year. Through the introduction...
 

Sony PlayStation Store PS3 and PSN Updates for March 6, 2012

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111w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates below, as follows:

This week, we see two big gaming experiences land on PSN, great PS Vita and PS3 content, and a wealth of free content on PlayStation Plus.

To start, if you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you can now download Journey and play it today!

Not a PlayStation Plus subscriber? Sign up today and you'll be able to access it from the moment you purchase the subscription. Otherwise, you can still pre-order Journey and snag an exclusive PS3 theme.

Mass Effect 3 makes a landing as you can now download this epic game. Earth is ground zero in the war to save the galaxy- and how you wage that war is entirely up to you.

Groundbreaking interactive storytelling drives the heart-pounding action in which each decision you make could have devastating and deadly consequences.

It's a great week to have a PS3 and a PS Vita with Motorstorm RC being available in the PlayStation Store for both platforms. To make it even sweeter, thanks to our friends at Scion, you can download the PS Vita version free for a limited time!

With leaderboard challenges between friends and cross-play across both PS Vita and PS3, it's never been easier to beat your friends, no matter...
 

Video: Sony Welcomes Fans to WipEout 2048 on PlayStation Vita

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112w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager Wilson Cheng has officially welcomed fans to the year 2048 in the new WipEout 2048 video game on PlayStation Vita today!

To quote: WipEout 2048 on PS Vita takes us 36 years into the future, offering a glimpse at the birth of anti-grav racing - a fictional sport that has become synonymous with PlayStation.

Take a look at our new trailer and pay close attention at the start for an impression of what two WipEout ships squaring up on the streets of modern Britain might look like.

In keeping with the theme, here are a few words from Mick Hocking, Vice President for Liverpool, Evolution and London studios, on where he thinks gaming will be in 2048.

Mick is largely responsible for the creation and development of such series as WipEout, MotorStorm and SingStar, and is well placed discuss where we have been and, crucially, where we are heading.





At gamescom you appeared as part of a panel looking at the shape of gaming in 2021. The latest WipEout game is set in 2048; what will gaming be like then?

Mick Hocking: Well the pace of change is already so fast. Just look at the advances from PSP to PS Vita. In just seven years we have added touch screens,...
 

Video: Gravity Rush Floats to PlayStation Vita on June 12, 2012

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112w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager Wilson Cheng has confirmed today alongside a video trailer that Gravity Rush will be floating to PlayStation Vita on June 12, 2012.

To quote: A lot of you have been wondering about a North American release date for Gravity Rush on PS Vita, which released to great response in Japan on February 9th under the name "Gravity Daze."

Today, we're pleased to confirm that Gravity Rush will come to PS Vita in North America on June 12th, as both a digital release on PlayStation Store and a game card at retailers nationwide.

If you're not yet familiar with this epic action-adventure game, read on for a quick overview. In the world of Gravity Rush, a futuristic world is under attack from unknown forces:

So-called "gravity storms" have begun appearing in the sky, wreaking havoc while strange creatures terrorize the population. Amidst the mayhem, a young girl named Kat wakes up with a phenomenal new ability to control gravity.





Playing as Kat, you set out to stop the world from disintegrating around you, to piece together your lost memories, and to uncover the truth behind it all. There is a huge open world to...
 

PlayStation Store PS3 and PSN Updates for February 28, 2012

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112w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:

This week we've got great new PSN experiences to highlight, including new PSN Games, a great new way to access a killer multiplayer experience, and the return of a cult classic.

This week also marks the start of the 2012 Gamers' Choice Awards! Vote on your favorite PSN releases from 2011 by going to the PlayStation Store and select your favorite from each category.

Each of the nominees were selected based on their ratings from you, the players. Voting is open for one week. Then next week, the winners of each category will go on sale. The power is in your hands; vote now!

Vote at psngamerschoiceawards.com to select your favorite PSN Indie. Then check out the rest of the nominees on the PlayStation Store.

Moving on to highlighting new PSN release Storm. Using the weather elements of wind, rain and lightning, you must gracefully guide seeds to fertile ground in beautiful environments. Featuring 49 levels to, you'll have the forces of the elements at your control throughout the four seasons within the game.

Last year, Killzone 3 exploded on the scene with an unforgettable single player campaign and a fantastic multiplayer mode. Now, that same great multiplayer...
 











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