167w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Sid Shuman has shared some video footage today from Tokyo Game Show 2010 spotlighting Mega Man Universe on PSN.
To quote: Tucked deep inside Capcom's Tokyo Game Show hotel suite was the first hands-on build of Mega Man Universe, the upcoming PSN title that gives players a comprehensive toolset to build their own custom Mega Man levels and characters. Watch the new trailer below for a peek at the total package.
DualShock 3 clenched tightly in my sweaty hands, I powered through several of Mega Man Universe's pre-generated levels, which are based on the fan-favorite Mega Man 2.
I quickly discovered that some things never change: Mega Man Universe is freaking hard, even on the allegedly Easy mode. The levels were riddled with tricky moving platforms, brutal jumps, lethal spike pits, and the requisite homing-carrot-firing rabbit robots.
Of course, the difficulty level can vary wildly depending on the prowess of your custom Mega Man, which you upgrade by cobbling together spare parts from defeated bosses and iconic Capcom characters – Street Fighter's Ryu and Ghosts 'N Goblins Arthur were shown...
171w ago - SCEE Blog Manager James Gallagher has posted up a video from this year's GamesCom showcasing DC Universe Online for Sony's PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: While thousands of eager gamers ran around the show floor at gamescom, behind closed doors, members of the press were treated to demonstrations of some of the hottest upcoming PlayStation 3 games.
One of these was DC Universe Online and I was able to attend and get my first eyes-on of the superhero action MMO running on a PS3.
We jumped straight into a quest, with the developer playing the game choosing a hero based loosely on Batman, with high agility, enabling him to run up walls, a powerful sword and a suitably brooding outfit and cape.
He had been sent by The Caped Crusader to rescue Robin from the clutches of Harley Quinn. First, he had to fight off a horde of cronies using melee and special attacks, including a force field that imprisons foes in a sphere that can be picked up and thrown around the world.
This demonstrated the realistic physics that can be used to your advantage and sets the game apart from other MMOs. One arena was littered with giant balls, in keeping with The Joker's maniacal playground environments. With skilful attacks, you can...
173w ago - Sony Online Entertainment's Austin Senior Producer Wes Yanagi has posted up a new DC Universe Online: Savior or Destroyer PS3 trailer today from GamesCom 2010.
To quote: Just in time for Gamescom in Cologne, here's a new trailer for SOE's upcoming PS3 action MMO, DC Universe Online.
This trailer reveals some of the over-the-top combat, as well as the powers and movement sets that players can choose from in making themselves the next great legend in the DC Universe – either as its savior or its destroyer.
DC Universe Online is scheduled to launch November 2 for the PlayStation 3. To preorder the game and get some killer in-game items, click the pre-order link at www.dcuniverseonline.com.
176w ago - Over the weekend we saw the DC Universe Online Blur PS3 trailer, and today Senior PR Manager Michael Shelling from Sony Online Entertainment has posted up the full DC Universe Online 'Who Do You Trust?' Comic-Con PlayStation 3 video.
To quote: We told you something legendary was about to happen! One of the hits of San Diego Comic-Con weekend was the debut of the full cinematic trailer (a whopping 5 and a half minutes) for DC Universe Online, entitled "Who Do You Trust?"
In addition to being shown on Spike TV, the trailer also made its Comic-Con premiere at the DCUO panel discussion to thunderous applause.
In DC Universe Online, you'll be able to team up with legendary DC heroes like Batman, Superman, and Green Lantern... or pledge allegiance to the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other classic villains to determine the fate of the DC Universe.
During the struggle for supremacy, you'll team up with thousands of other players online from your PS3, customize your own skills and abilities, and ultimately create the most powerful super-being ever depicted in a videogame setting.
176w ago - Sony's European Product Manager Elliott Linger has shared another (see the previous one HERE) stunning new DC Universe Online Blur PS3 trailer to wrap up coverage from Comic-Con 2010 today.
To quote: Topping off our week of DC Universe Online Comic-Con updates we now have for you the crowning glory of blog posts, the trailer to beat all trailers (indeed a MUST see for all you comic fans out there!) the intro cinematic for DC Universe Online.
Available on PS3 and PC later this year, the incoming Massively Multiplayer Online Action game is one you simply don't want to miss...