41w ago - God of War: Ascension Game Director Todd Papy has shared some videos showcasing the God of War: Ascension single-player demo which hits PSN today.
To quote: Champions! We wait to Ascend. The studio floor is empty and silent. The team that once buzzed with the energy and fervor is now quiet. Full. Satisfied.
The countless souls that once labored deep into the night have been dramatically refreshed with sleep... lots and lots of sleep. You see, the Gods have demanded our creation and now there is little we can do but wait. We must abide together until it is unleashed upon the world on March 12. But waiting is so hard.
What would you give for a glimpse into the future? For a taste of Satyr blood? To unchain Kratos before the world is ready? Would you swear a blood oath to Olympus? Forge a bond with the Gods?
It is a tempting offer...no? Behold the spoils in return for your bond!
We're thrilled to unleash our God of War: Ascension single-player demo to ALL PlayStation Network users later today. Become Kratos and escape the epic Prison of the Damned. God of War: Ascension's demo will allow players to explore and master the legendary Spartan's new advanced combat.
43w ago - Sony Producer Kumi Yuasa has shared a video demo which takes fans inside Skywalker Sound: Soul Sacrifice's Battle Theme below.
To quote: Back in December, we released a sneak-peek of the Skywalker Sound soundtrack recording video for Soul Sacrifice. As mentioned, the game's soundtrack is composed by Yasunori Mitsuda and Wataru Hokoyama, two of the most recognized composers in the industry.
Today. I'm excited to share a video introducing one of the scores Mitsuda-san composed:
Mitsuda-san was kind enough to provide us the following accompanying message:
"This was the very first battle music I composed, and I focused on making sure it fit the fighting theme of Soul Sacrifice. The battle style in this game is different from traditional RPGs and action games where the battles are not instantaneous, but rather extensive and you fight for a longer period of time.
Within those battles, you will face all sorts of situations where you can have the upper hand, or be at a disadvantage. So, in order to match these dramatic sequences, I concentrated on adding many different elements to each piece in order to create an exciting musical composition.
Based on Bentley's hacking mini-games from Thieves in Time, it includes 60 totally new, controller-twisting missions to take on, tons of nifty Sly Cooper loot to collect, and cameos from the whole gang, all wrapped up in Bentley's signature arcade.
It's available now for either the PS3 or PS Vita, priced at just £1.59/€1.99. Purchasing either version of the game will allow you to download the game on the other platform at no additional cost. Take a look at the trailer here:
46w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli has announced today that The Last of Us demo is coming first to God of War: Ascension owners.
Below are the details, to quote: In just a few short months, The Last of Us will launch and put the fate of Joel and Ellie into your hands, as they embark on a brutal journey across a post-pandemic United States.
May 7th, 2013 might seem like a long way away, so to help assuage the excruciating wait we're announcing today that players who pick up God of War: Ascension will be able to get their hands on a demo of The Last of Us when it becomes available at a later date.
We teamed up with the development crew at Santa Monica Studio to include access to a chapter of The Last of Us in every copy of God of War: Ascension, so you won't have to wait too long to get your hands on two of the biggest games of the year.
Just load the God of War: Ascension disc into your PS3 and find The Last of Us listing on the main menu. There, you'll find details on how you can obtain The Last of Us demo for free as soon as it becomes available.
46w ago - Sony Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman at Santa Monica Studios has made available a new God of War: Ascension PS3 single player campaign demo video this weekend with details below.
To quote: Six months have passed since Kratos stood over the bodies of his wife and daughter, his hands stained with their blood - tricked by Ares into murdering the only people he ever loved.
Swearing to avenge them, Kratos broke the blood oath that bound him to Ares, but oaths to Olympus are not so easily broken. This is where your journey in the story of God of War: Ascension begins...
It has been well over six long, enduring months you've waited since your first look at our Ascension single-player campaign at E3 last year. So, as we get ready to close our multiplayer beta early next week, the time has come to focus on where Ascension and its story will take you this March. Here's your first glimpse:
This trailer is only a quick taste. You didn't think Ascension was only 30 seconds long, right?! We have more single-player details to unravel and showcase as we rage towards launch. Most...