208w ago - Considering all of the press Sony has already got for PS3 3D gaming, it's no surprise that the PlayStation 3 meets Blu-ray 3D compatibility specifications as announced by the BDA (Blu-Ray Disc Association) today.
Press Release from Blu-ray.com (linked above): The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) today announced the finalization and release of the "Blu-ray 3D" specification.
It leverages the technical advantages of the BD format to deliver "unmatched picture quality" as well as uniformity and compatibility across the full range of Blu-ray 3D products, both hardware and software. The specification is also designed to allow the PS3 to play back Blu-ray 3D content in 3-D.
Notably, the specification allows every player and movie supporting it to deliver full HD 1080p resolution to each eye. Moreover, the specification is display agnostic, meaning that Blu-ray 3D products will deliver the 3-D image to any compatible 3-D display, regardless of whether that display uses LCD, plasma or other technology and regardless of what 3-D technology the display uses to deliver the image to the viewer's eyes.
Regarding compatibility, the specification supports playback of 2-D discs in forthcoming...
209w ago - Yesterday the first Borderlands DLC dubbed Zombie Island was released for the PC, which was a couple weeks after it hit consoles.
Today, 2K Games and Gearbox announced the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 RPG shooter Borderlands will be getting a second piece of downloadable content in the next few weeks.
Mad Moxxi's Underdome Riot is set to arrive on December 29th for the Xbox 360 and on January 7th for the PS3.
Underdome Riot ($10 or 800 MS Points) adds three new "Riot Mode" arenas. You (and up to three friends via co-op) will fight off waves of enemies in exchange for some sweet new loot and a couple extra skill points. The DLC also adds a much-needed feature to the game: a bank for storing your extra equipment.
No release date was provided for the PC version of Riot, but rest assured the content will appear on that platform as well.
211w ago - Today Associate Producer William Weissbaum has announced news of a God of War Collection 'Spartan Army' Sweepstakes on the PlaySTation Blog, as follows:
In celebration of the recently released God of War Collection, and to show our continued support of true God of War fans, we've put together an incredible sweepstakes exclusively for the God of War Spartan Army.
After all, it was the fans that convinced us to offer the God of War and God of War II experience in stunning HD on the PS3.
Now onto the prizes!
One Grand Prize: The Grand Prize winner will receive an autographed "Gold" disc (a first pressing of the game created when the assets were finalized and reached "Gold" status. These copies rarely reach the public.), exclusive artwork created and signed by a God of War team member, a Limited Edition Kratos T-shirt, and a never before released Limited Edition 10" Figurine!
Five First Place Prizes: A copy of God of War Collection signed by the Development Team
To enter the sweepstakes simply go to the 'Sign Up' page within www.godofwar.com and enter your email address and date of birth – that's it!
If you're already a Spartan Army member, don't worry, you're...
215w ago - SCEA's Product Marketing Manager Anthony Caiazzo has announced today news of God of War III Ultimate Edition for PS3 and also detailed the related pre-order items, as follows:
SCEA and Santa Monica Studios are thrilled to announce the first Ultimate Edition for God of War.
Earlier this year, we polled a number of fans on what would make an awesome collector's edition for God of War. Well, we took your advice and created something epic and filled it with premium collectible and exclusive digital content.
The Ultimate Edition will feature the following:
• High-End Sculpted Replica of Pandora's Box
• Limited-Edition God of War Art Book featuring exclusive art, content and interviews
Exclusive Digital Content (Available via PlayStation Network voucher codes on day of launch)
• God of War Combat Arena containing an exclusive environment and seven challenges
• Premium Kratos Skin - Dominus
• God of War: Unearthing the Legend Franchise Documentary - a full-length movie documentary depicting the history of the God of War franchise
• God of War Trilogy Soundtrack - God of War, II, and III scores from the game (mp3 digital download).
• God of War: Blood and Metal EP - a heavy...