Sony Details The Monsters & Magic of Soul Sacrifice on PS Vita

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87w ago - Sony Producer Kumi Yuasa has shared details today from Gamescom 2012 on the monsters and magic of Soul Sacrifice for the PS Vita handheld console.

To quote: It's been a while since our last Soul Sacrifice blog post, so with Gamescom taking place this week I thought I'd take a moment to share some new game details.

In our debut post, we talked about the reality-blended experience and the concept of sacrificing in Soul Sacrifice on PS Vita. Now, I'm going to provide a deeper insight into the game.

In the world of Soul Sacrifice, monsters are what have become of humans who succumbed to darkness, using magic according to their desire. The mission of a sorcerer is to exterminate these monsters.

Now, you may be wondering what sort of monsters you will come across and how they succumbed to this fate. Let's take a look at the back story of one of these monsters - "Griffon."

Griffon

He was a noble. His lands were vast, and he lived in opulence, supported by heavy taxes exacted from those who lived in his dominion. One day, he was presented with an offering from the people - a golden statue of a figure combining beast, bird, and man.

His heart was swept away by the figure, and he felt an unnatural adoration for it. The power of the...
 

PS Vita Magic Reader Script v1.1 Update is Now Available

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90w ago - Following up on his initial release, today PlayStation Vita homebrew developer PsDev has updated his PS Vita Magic Reader Script to version 1.1 with the details below.

To quote: A while back as a test I made Magic Reader v1 that extracted the Magic (SCEUF), the FW version and license.xml out of the Vita PUP. Well I just added a extraction for the whole Vita Header of PUP.

This script extracts the following:

  • Magic(SCEUF)
  • PUP Version
  • License
  • Package Version
  • Image Version
  • File Count
  • Header length
  • Package length
  • A Unknown bit of values 0x50 in length
  • FileTable
  • HashTable
  • HeaderHash

Also later I'll add a FileTable extractor. which is determined by the FileCount.

This is a linux script and will run in any linux environment.


 

Video: Wizorb Brings Block-Breaking Magic to PS Minis Tuesday

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91w ago - Beatshapers Founder and CEO Alexey Menshikov has posted up a video today announcing that Wizorb is bringing block-breaking magic to PlayStation Minis this coming Tuesday.

To quote: Alexey Menshikov from Beatshapers and Jonathan Lavigne from Tribute Games here.

We're stopping by to let you know Wizorb for Playstation minis will be available on PlayStation Store in North America for $3.99, on July 24th! You'll be able to play on your PS3, PSP, and eventually on your PS Vita.

Wizorb is a unique combination of classic block-breaking action and light RPG elements. The game features a charming a pixel art style, an engaging storyline, epic boss fights, and various worlds to explore.

You play as Cyrus, a mighty wizard versed in a secret magic art called Wizorb! The game begins in a small town of the Kingdom of Gorudo that was ravaged by monsters - your goal is to help citizens rebuild their home by earning money and completing levels.

Like any classic RPG, you can explore the town and interact with its inhabitants. If you\'re lucky, they may reward you with useful items in return for your help.





The game's action happens in small levels filled...
 

Magic: The Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 Now on PSN

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95w ago - Sony Community Manager Mike Robles has confirmed that Magic: The Gathering Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 is now available on PSN beginning today.

To quote: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 is releasing today on PSN, bringing decks and enemies not before seen or played in any Duels of the Planeswalkers games.

Duels 2013 also brings a new multiplayer variant of Magic with its Planechase game mode. Play with your friends as your battle leaps between planes, experiencing excitement and surprise as new Planes and Phenomena cause the game to change unexpectedly.

With nearly 100 Magic cards from the upcoming Magic 2013 card-set release, Duels 2013 is your first chance to play with these new cards.

In addition to new cards, there are new ways to play the game such as a skill challenges and a new format of game play called 'Encounters' where you have to overcome a very specific obstacle with your deck.

If you've never played Magic before, or if you are a battle-tested veteran, Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013 is a perfect way to enjoy the game. With a simple to learn introduction to the game, you can learn to play Magic for the first time or all over again.

In addition,...
 

Video: XCM XFPS PC Magic Box 2 for PS3 and XBox 360 Demo

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97w ago - The XCM Team is back again with a video demo today on their new XCM XFPS PC Magic Box 2 and Online Manual for PS3 and XBox 360 consoles below, which is compatible with the PC Diablo game and more!

To quote from their page: The XFPS PC Magic Box 2 allows you to use an XBox 360 (wired / wireless) and PS3 controllers with PC games. Although the XBox 360 controller can be used on the PC but due to lack of keys remapping function, gamers may find the gaming controllers quite difficult to use on some PC games.

The XFPS PC Magic Box 2 compliments this need. You're now able to remap any key on the keyboard to the game controller, using the right buttons / Trigger to shoot, the right button for punch or kick etc. and many more with the XCM PC Magic Box 2.

This device is user friendly and also adds auto fire function. Let's start to play the PC games in another mode!





XCM XFPS PC Magic Box 2 Functions and Features:

1. Supports both XBox 360 (wired / wireless) and PS3 controllers with PC games. *NOTE: if using with Xbox 360 wireless controller, the XBox 360 PC Wireless Gaming Receiver...
 







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