91w ago - Eyebrow Interactive Lead Designer & Programmer Tyler Glaiel has announced today alongside a video trailer that Closure, PSN's next innovator, will be officially arriving on March 27, 2012!
To quote: I know we're all heavily enjoying Journey right now (it's amazing), but don't shut off your PS3 when you're done with it because another awesome game, Closure, is coming out at the end of the month.
We just finished our launch trailer, which you can watch below right now!
Just for recap, Closure is a puzzle platformer based around manipulating lights to phase objects in and out of reality. The core gameplay premise is: If you can't see it, it doesn't exist.
It's a simple enough concept to understand, but the puzzles are anything but. A team of three (myself, artist Jon Schubbe, musician Christopher Rhyne) have spent three years working on Closure, designing nearly 100 unique and challenging puzzles spread across a variety of dark and eerie settings including a decrepit factory, a murky forest, an abandoned carnival, and a few other locales that I'll leave as a surprise.
Closure is not just about its setting and atmosphere, though. There is a heavy focus on the puzzles themselves,...
91w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PS Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates today, as follows:
Get ready for a unique experience in this week's release of Journey.
Enjoy stunning visuals, haunting music and unique online gameplay as you soar above the ruins and glide across sands to discover the secrets of a forgotten civilization. Will you travel alone, or will you go with a stranger you meet along the way?
If you don't feel like taking a journey like that, then what about one as a little alien who needs to escape an underwater research facility? Warp has you play as Zero, an orange alien who must rely on his special abilities to make his great escape.
Jihl Nabaat also joins the coliseum challenges in Final Fantasy XIII-2. Perhaps you'll get lucky enough to get her crystal on the first attempt. Or 15th...
Of course, we also have another piece of Uncharted 3 content to throw in the ring. This week is the Co-Op Survival Mode content, where you and two other friends work together (I hope!) to take on wave after wave of enemies, with each wave getting progressively harder. Show them what you've got!
This week we also have some more titles on sale. ICO, Shadow of the Colossus, the Sly trilogy and more!
91w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this week's US PSN Store updates today, as follows:
Spring Fever has officially arrived today with the PSN-wide release of Journey!
The makers of flOw and Flower deliver their third PSN game to critical acclaim. Now you can experience this powerful story along with a memorable co-op gameplay feature you have to play to believe.
This week's Spring Fever franchise sale also kicks off with discounts on tons of Call of Duty map packs, games and more. Kick off Spring Fever, download Journey, and look forward to Rayman 3 and Closure, coming soon as part of the event!
In addition to Journey, you may want to check out other new PSN releases like Warp and Shoot Many Robots. Warp is a puzzle-based stealth action game where you play as Zero, an adorable alien trapped in a human testing facility.
Shoot Many Robots is a 4-player co-op, action shooter. Customize your characters with anything from fairy wings, to flamethrowers as you find a variety of robots and, well, shoot them. Both games are available today, so check them out!
The hits on PS Vita keep on coming with two new titles available for download today: Reality Fighters...
91w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
Bridge the gap between art and video games with ThatGameCompany's latest PSN adventure, Journey. Bend reality and transform the world around you into a fighting arena, using the PS Vita and its augmented reality cameras in Reality Fighters.
Players will once again find themselves face to face with their deepest sins and fears in the strange world of Silent Hill, in Silent Hill: Downpour.
The PlayStation 3 exclusive, Yakuza: Dead Souls delivers a unique experience of Tokyo's red light district with an undead twist. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
Silent Hill: Downpour - Staying true to the franchise's original roots, this eighth installment of the Silent Hill franchise returns with an all new thought-provoking horror storyline.
The survival horror experience begins after a prison transport vehicle careens off the road, leaving lone inmate Murphy Pendleton stranded in Silent Hill. Gamers will encounter mind-bending puzzles, as well as horrific creatures and other world terrors using everyday objects from wooden chairs to glass bottles to fend off their enemies.
92w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Marketing Manager Christopher Lastrapes is here with this weeks new Video and Music Unlimited releases today, as follows:
This week, the Music Unlimited Service welcomes new releases from Bruce Springsteen, Andrew Bird, and Miniature Tigers well as featured titles from Blues Traveler, Juanes, Human Nature, White Rabbits and Norah Jones.
New to the Video Unlimited Service this week is "Immortals," while Adam Sandler's latest comedy, "Jack and Jill," season's 1-5 of "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" (just 99 cents an episode!), and HBO's epic series "Game of Thrones" all land in the video store.
This week's "Own $5 Films" sees heroes and villains battle it out with comic book movies including "Hellboy," "Ghost Rider," "Kick-Ass," and all three Spider-Man films directed by Sam Raimi in SD.
Finally, make sure to head over to the Sony Entertainment Network Blog this Sunday, March 11, at Noon Pacific for the next installment of "Theatrical Throwdown". We'll pit two new movies up against each other with the winner available to rent for just 99 cents next weekend!