157w ago - Today thegamersheep has shared a video via YouTube of ModNation Racers PS3 being unboxed, and the Examiner.com (linked above) has confirmed that the PlayStation 3 video game requires 3.2GB of free space for installation on the PS3 HDD.
The upcoming kart racing game in development by United Front Games for the PlayStation 3 (and PSP) is set for an official release on May 21st in Europe and May 25th of 2010 in North America.
To quote: "Coming packed with Sackboy character mod and LittleBigPlanet themed kart, ModNation is all about customization and player creation.
ModNation Racers PS3 will require 3.2 GB of HDD space. Considering the scope of the game, this really isn't that bad. With dozens of items, mods, and tools at your disposal, this installation is minor in size for this kind of title."
Those interested can check out the ModNation Racers PS3 unboxing pictures and video below!
157w ago - PlayStation Home Online Community Specialist Locust_Star has revealed news of both Red Dead Redemption reward unlocks and mall updates beginning today in PS Home.
To quote: As you make your way through Red Dead Redemption's dusty terrain, pumping lead into lawmen, lawless men, and even a few not-so-cuddly members of the wildlife community, while grabbing Trophies left and right, keep your eye out for a few mile marker accomplishments that will grant you the kind of highly sought-after PlayStation Home rewards that will make you the envy of your entire posse.
To give you leg up this week, here are the instructions to unlock two of the many PlayStation Home rewards that can be found in the killing fields of Red Dead Redemption: Complete the Rockstar Games Social Club "Skin it to Win It Challenge", and unlock the "Gentlemen's Attire" and "Lady's Finest" virtual items.
In other news, the PlayStation Home Mall will be updated this week with new items for your avatars and personal spaces, including additional Red Dead Redemption items (such as the John Marston outfit).
Other updates include new Irem cowboy and cowgirl items (are you sensing a loose theme...
157w ago - SCEA Producer Kumi Yuasa has announced today that the Echochrome Soundtrack is coming to PSN Store alongside a gallery PSP demo.
To quote: Today, I'm very excited to announce that the Echochrome soundtrack will actually be available for download on May 18th from the PlayStation Store!
Echochrome's music soundtrack is a departure from traditional games, featuring string quartet compositions that combine classical music with modern musical sensibilities. The original score is composed by Hideki Sakamoto of noisycroak Inc.
You can get a sampling of the music from the game's trailer below:
Actually, we're releasing two soundtracks on May 18th. Here are the details.
Echochrome Original Soundtrack Contains 12 original tracks from the game, plus one all-new bonus track.
Echochrome Remix Soundtrack Features five tracks from the original soundtrack re-done with special piano arrangements that add a completely new flavor to the mix. The remix soundtrack also features a mysterious bonus track.
Each of these soundtracks will be available on the PSN Store for $2.99. Or, you can pick them both up for...
158w ago - Today Namco Bandai Games has announced that Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team will be hitting the Sony PSP in North America, and confirmed that Dragon Ball Z: Raging Blast 2 will also be arriving on the PlayStation 3 and XBox 360 consoles later this year.
To quote: "For the first time ever, Dragon Ball Z fans can enter into a two on two combat in Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team for the PSP.
The game offers a solo or an Ad Hoc miltiplyer mode to tackle memorable battles with the favorite Draogn Ball Z characters. New modes such as Dragon Walker, Battle 100, and Survival mode will be made available in Tenkaichi Tag Team.
With the new Raging Soul System, characters are allowed to reach a special state, increasing their combat abilities to the ultimate level. Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 will have more than 90 characters, 20 of which are brand new to the Raging Blast series.
Dragon Ball Z: Tenkaichi Tag Team for the PSP system, and Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system will be available this Fall."
158w ago - Today Ubisoft has officially announced details on their upcoming title Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood for PS3, XBox 360 and the PC.
The critically acclaimed single player experience of Assassin's Creed is back and better than ever as Ezio returns in a powerful struggle against the powerful Templar Order.
Now a legendary Master Assassin, he must journey to Rome, center of power, greed and corruption to strike at the heart of the enemy. Defeating the corrupt tyrants entrenched there will require not only strength, but leadership, as Ezio commands an entire Brotherhood that will rally to his side. Only by working together can the Assassins defeat their mortal enemies.
Press Release: The Next Iteration of Assassin's Creed Will Continue The Legend of Ezio as He Takes on Rome While Adding a Multiplayer Component to the Series For the First Time Ever
LONDON, UK - MAY 11, 2010 - Today Ubisoft┬® announces new product details for Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, the next iteration of the critically acclaimed, multi-million unit selling franchise. Assassin's Creed Brotherhood will ship late 2010 for the Xbox 360┬® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION┬®3 computer entertainment system and the PC. Assassin's Creed Brotherhood is a worldwide production effort...