23w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment America Associate Product Marketing Manager Derek Osgood has announced alongside a video trailer today that PlayStation Plus members will be receiving access to the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta on January 8th, 2013.
To quote: As some of you know, the fine folks at Sony Santa Monica Studio recently opened their doors to members of the gaming press - the first such "open house" event in the studio's history.
In addition to experiencing hands-on time with the upcoming multiplayer beta for God of War: Ascension and two new characters coming to PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, journalists experienced a rare inside look at one of the most accomplished and diverse game production facilities in the world.
This is a place where developers of indie titles such as The Unfinished Swan and Journey and big-budget blockbusters such as God of War and Starhawk proudly work shoulder-to-shoulder.
With God of War: Ascension's multiplayer beta en route, the team at Santa Monica Studio wanted to take this opportunity to address PlayStation.Blog readers with the latest details. Read on to learn more about what's in store for the beta!
23w ago - Following up on the previous announcement, today Naughty Dog Community Strategist Arne Meyer has confirmed that The Last of Us hits PS3 on May 7th 2013 with PlayStation 3 pre-order bonuses and a new story trailer below!
To quote: It has been a big weekend for us here at Naughty Dog. We revealed a brand new trailer for The Last of Us at the Spike Video Game Awards on Friday along with the most important news for any fan - that The Last of Us will be released on May 7th, 2013!
This is our second trailer release and our first since announcing The Last of Us at least year's VGA show. If you didn't catch the show when it aired live or the Spike video stream, you can watch the full, uncensored trailer at the top of this post.
We've tried to keep the trailer as spoiler-free as possible, while giving you some hints at the tense, emotional narrative the development team has crafted for The Last of Us.
That's not all - we are also excited to announce details on the bonus content you can get for pre-ordering your copy of The Last of Us. Participating retailers will offer the Sights and Sounds Pack, which includes:
24w ago - Namco Bandai Consumer and Community PR Rep Hollie Bennett has announced that the Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch PSN demo is available today with a video trailer below.
To quote: Today, everyone here at Namco Bandai is pleased to announce that after much excitement, speculation and community feedback, a demo for our upcoming RPG Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is now available to fans across Europe through PlayStation Store.
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is an epic adventure created by the talented Japanese development team at Level-5, with animation by the legendary Studio Ghibli, the company responsible for countless animated masterpieces, such as Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke and Ponyo.
Following its Japanese release in late 2011 for PlayStation 3, the game is coming to European fans on 25th January 2013, with both Japanese and English voiceover, and text localised in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
The game will also be made available in both a standard and special 'Wizard's Edition', containing a Drippy plushie and the Wizard's Companion book, which fans will see Oliver using throughout the game.
25w ago - Insomniac Games Community Lead James Stevenson has confirmed alongside a video trailer that Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault officially arrives on PS3 today!
Below are the details, to quote: Fans of Ratchet & Clank, today is the big day! Ratchet, Clank and Captain Qwark embark on their newest adventure, Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault, which is available today for the PS3 system at retail and on PlayStation Store for a MSRP of $19.99!
As a special launch day treat, we're sharing a few pieces of concept art which inspired the look, characters and environments that you'll see in the game. We hope you enjoy checking them out!
This fun-sized adventure is one of the best values we've ever offered, featuring a campaign you can play single-player or in co-op (split screen or online). It's classic Ratchet & Clank gameplay with a base defense twist.
Even after you play it once, you'll want to try again to improve your scores and times! On top of the campaign, Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault has a new multiplayer mode that you can play 1v1 or 2v2. We're really proud of it, and we've been working hard to bring additional skins as well as new bonus multiplayer maps to the game, and you can expect more details in the coming weeks.
25w ago - Vice President of Development for Creat Studios Scott Hyman has announced today that Navigate Labyrinth Legends hits PSN this December 18th with a video trailer and details below.
To quote: Scott here from Creat Studios with the next addition to our ever-growing PlayStation Network catalog, coming to PSN on December 18th. If you're daring enough, we'll take you deep underground into the mysterious catacombs of Labyrinth Legends!
Quirky and addictive, this arcade action-adventure dungeon crawler rewards those crafty and powerful enough to become a legend. Brave mysterious tunnels and mystical crypts. Explore ancient tombs of lost civilizations. Evade concealed traps.
Solve intuitive puzzles. Collect stars and gold, and discover hidden treasure, weapons, artifacts and more. But stay alert to battle foreboding mummies, zombies, ghouls and other monsters hidden in the shadows.
Lone adventure not enough? Prove yourself as the greatest fortune hunter amongst your friends. Labyrinth Legends features leaderboards, full Trophy support and three different local multiplayer modes for up to four players.
With crisp graphics, inviting exploration, tricky puzzles, and monster-slashing arcade action, Labyrinth Legends is sure to be one of the most thrilling new games on...