Video: Split/Second PSP Arrives, New Features & Launch Trailer

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178w ago - Disney Interactive Studios London Producer Jason Ried has announced that Split/Second PSP arrives this week with new features and a fresh launch trailer!

To quote: Greetings, and welcome to the next exciting installment of Split/Second. I'm happy to say we've managed to cram all of what made Split/Second great onto the PSP.

At Disney Interactive Studios, we're really proud of what Black Rock Studio created and were excited to see what Sumo Digital could add to the PSP version.

As Split/Second was a visual treat, we knew that we couldn't compromise for both the size of the power plays and sheer on-screen excitement. We set out to create a spectacular-looking PSP game and I hope that everyone will agree that this is one of the best-looking racing games on the PSP.





Another vital ingredient was to make sure that the handling and controls suited the PSP. Sumo are very experienced with years of racing experience and so set about creating a new driving model from scratch. The end result should be a fun, quick and skillful driving system that rewards users who push the cars to the max.

To add something completely new to the game we then added four all new Challenge modes which test the drivers in completely different...
 

Video: Blacklight Tango Down Hits PSN Tomorrow, New Features

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182w ago - Zombie Studios Project Lead and Game Designer Jared Gerritzen has posted up a fresh video today of Blacklight Tango Down which hits PSN tomorrow with new features, as follows:

Tango Down's launch on the PlayStation Network tomorrow (10/26), we're pumped to share with you a brand-new, exclusive gameplay video and a piece of never-before seen concept art.

Blacklight is a fast-paced, action-oriented, first-person shooter that takes place in 25 years in the future. In the game, players take control of an elite covert ops team that is sent after an American Colonel and his personal Blacklight team.

As players progress through the ranks, they will unlock new items and attachments to add to their fully-customizable weapons, giving them literally trillions of weapons combos to play with and endless hours of combat.





While Blacklight has done really well over the summer, we've worked on some serious improvements and new features for the PlayStation Network version of the game.

In addition to being fully-updated, the PlayStation Network version will include the brand-new 'Join in Progress' feature, that allows players to instantly join the online action without waiting for an intermission. Up until now, players...
 

New ModNation Racers PS3 DLC and Features Inbound

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196w ago - SCEA San Diego Studios Community Manager Ramone Russell has revealed today that new ModNation Racers PS3 DLC and features are inbound, as follows:

Greetings everyone Ramone Russell here with another ModNation Monday update!

MNR Creations of the Week

Amazing creations in ModNation get shared every day and we are playing a ton of them.

If you are interested in submitting your mod, kart or track to be a future "creation" of the week be sure to visit up on the official ModNation Community site and who knows? You might see your handy work on the PlayStation.Blog.

Mods of the Week

Mod Name: Al Bundy (Detailed)
Creator: masongoliver

Karts of the Week

Kart Name: Trixmobile v1.0
Creator: LastChance1985

Tracks of the Week

Track Name: Spectacular Village
Created by: StealthReborn-

StealthReborn–says "I just wanted something simple and not too complex so it would suit the casual type gamers, yet be entertaining for the advanced racers.

There's allot to see, and it's very detailed. When you leap off one of the...
 

PS3 Firmware 3.40 Video Uploader and Hidden Features Detailed

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199w ago - With today's PS3 Firmware 3.40 Update came some documented features from Sony as well as some things not so noticable, including limitations on the PlayStation 3 Video Edit and Uploader application and some hidden PS3 system software update features.

According to Examiner.com (linked above), with Sony's PS3 Video Editor & Uploader you can't edit or upload content added to the system prior to the 3.40 Firmware update, you can't use copyrighted videos, and the application (which requires 44MB of PS3 HDD space) places a time limit of ten minutes on each video that is edited.

Moving on to the PS3 Firmware 3.40 hidden features, Jes03 noted HERE the following, to quote:

"One feature not said about is the new photo albums. You can upload/download to Facebook and even view Facebook albums on the PS3."

Forum user chrykel also reports...
 

GamePro Magazine Reveals KillZone 3 for PS3 Features 3D Effects

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204w ago - We've seen KillZone 3 PlayStation 3 logos and target dates in recent months, and today pictures from the latest GamePro Magazine have surfaced courtesy of Easyle alongside new KillZone 3 PS3 details- including 3D effects and a game engine with the help of Naughty Dog!

To quote: Included in the article (while I'm reading) on KillZone 3:

• Will show the Helghast have humanity left in them.
• Will have the feeling that "of being in a place far away from home, outnumbered by people who want to kill you."
• Will be like Inglorious Basterds.
• All of the characters in the screenshots are flying in.. jetpacks?!
• Will include arctic levels.
• One mission in the game involves rescuing ISA Captain Narville.
• Game is playable in 3D!
• Have to wear 3D glasses, apparently the 3D effects are "crazy."
• Combat is "unchanged from predecessor."
• Or is it? Hand to hand combat involves you "Unloading a string of different (and often brutal) attacks on stunned enemies."
• The scale is supposed to be "bigger...
 







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