New Final Fantasy: Dissidia Details Emerge for PSP

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280w ago - IGN has gone through Famitsu's 11-page feature on Final Fantasy: Dissidia and translated several new details recently.

Square Enix apparently considered putting a FFXII character in the game, but were concerned it would solidify "the character's image and skills in players' minds and thus affecting the main FFXIII".

Famitsu also revealed that gamers will be able to choose a Memory Stick installation of 245, 373, or 528 megabytes. Finally, Ikeda, the main programmer for the game, says that the 245MB install will allow "smooth battles."

To quote: If all that isn't enough to make you wonder how Square Enix is fitting Dissidia on one UMD, here's something that should do the trick. Famitsu also reveals that Dissidia has a "Command Battle" mode of play.

Here, the normal action-based battle system is replaced with a menu system, allowing players who aren't so hot on action games to still engage in combat.

The menu selections seem to match up with the main battle system, with "Fight" resulting in a Brave Attack, and "Super" ("Hissatsu" in Japanese) resulting in an HP Attack. When you select a command, your character continues to perform it. You can press L or R to flee when your opponent attacks.

It's possible to clear the main story mode using command-based...
 

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves Video Teaser and PS3 Details!

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281w ago - Fancy yourself an Uncharted fan? Well you're not going to want to miss this!

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves features Nathan Drake returning with a whole new adventure which revolves around the 13th century explorer Marco Polo and his voyages.

The new PlayStation 3 title will add a free climbing mechanic and stealth gameplay. Players can also expect all-new locations, characters and a focus on the game's story.

Check out the cool announcment video teaser below from VGA 2008, courtesy of GameTrailers. Enjoy!




 

Rumor: Resistance 3 Logos & Details Appear for PlayStation 3

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281w ago - Note: There are spoilers about Resistance 2's story and ending contained within this rumor.

Resistance 3 rumors are already surfacing on the Internet. Apparently, the follow up will be announced in February 2009 along with the first bunch of screens and solid details on the game with a view to the game being released November 10th exclusively on the PlayStation 3.

To quote: Today I've received news on a new rumor, this time about Resistance 3, yes you heard me right, RESISTANCE 3. I know that Resistance 2 has just been released in UK/Europe today and this may seem premature, but this news comes from the same person who gave me the rumor on the MGS4 Expansion Pack, which became a hot topic of discussion.

This rumor suggests that SCEA and Insomniac Games will officially announce Resistance 3 in February 2009 along with the first collection of screenshots and the first details of the game, the rumor also suggests that you will play as Cappelli (Member of SRPA) and that Resistance 3 does indeed pick up exactly where Resistance 2 ended, the rumor also said that SCEA and Insomniac Games are planning on releasing Resistance 3 Exclusively for the PlayStation 3 in November 2010

If you've completed Resistance 2 then you'll remember that Cappelli shot Nathan Hale through the...
 

PlayStation 3 Firmware 2.53 Update Details Mysteriously Vanish

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281w ago - As reported a few days ago, PlayStation.com is telling us that the latest firmware for the PlayStation 3 should be available to download. To quote:

"An update to the PS3™ system software was released on November 26, 2008. You can use this update to upgrade your system software to version 2.53."

Well, at least it was until a few hours ago - the info seems to have been mysteriously taken down now.

The PS3 firmware, version 2.53, is supposed to include fullscreen Flash support among other features, which could come in handy for streaming videos on your massive telly and stuff.
 

Gran Turismo 5: Prologue Details out via PlayStation Home BETA

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282w ago - Over at GTPlanet, Marky264 discovered that you can get some cool Gran Turismo 5: Prologue stuff, including future information about private multiplayer races, via PlayStation Home BETA.

This only applies to folks who received invites to try out the BETA version of PlayStation Home, and it should be noted that these selected individuals need to have or create a Japanese PS3 account.

Once inside the Home BETA area (using Japanese account), you will see the Tokyo Game Show 08 booth become available. Once in there, you can get access to GT5: Prologue racing pods, with some content worthwhile of checking out.

Please note that the actual content doesn't come alive till some time in the future, but just letting you know it's there.

Nice to see fans finding these little details. Keep it up. Here are also some pics of the PlayStation Home GT5 Pod seat and a couple other interesting features.
 







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