95w ago - Today CCP Community Manager CmdrWang has revealed the future of war - building DUST 514's PS3 arsenal below!
To quote: In this post, I wanted to pick a few weapons that changed the way that the development team played when we added them to the game.
Gamers don't always realize how long it can take for a weapon to make the leap from the drawing board to being fully functional and kicking ass in the game. It needs to be concepted, built, textured, animated, weapon logic needs to be engineered, sounds created, various values set up, tested, debugged, and tweaked.
As you can imagine, all this takes quite a while, which means you spend a lot of time playing your game with a limited set of gear. Over time, we add new weapons to the game and they can radically alter the balance of play because they open up new possibilities in combat. Below are some examples.
Heavy Weapons for Heavy Armor...
Let's start with the Minmatar MH82-BCR Personal Autocannon. This is a heavy weapon and, as such, restricted to the heavy dropsuit. As well as being simply devastating in its own right, this weapon really opened up the heavy dropsuit class once we added it to the game.
For some time, the heavy dropsuit wasn't very popular with our internal dev team. It may have...
95w ago - Sony Product Marketing Manager Wilson Cheng has revealed three reasons today why fans should try PS Vita / PS3 cross-play content below!
To quote: The day is approaching for you to finally get your hands on PlayStation Vita!
For some of you, that day is already here with the delivery of the First Edition Bundle. As we've discussed in several previous Blog posts, the connection between PS Vita and PS3 is one of the most compelling features that sets gaming on PS Vita apart.
Because we want all of you early PS Vita owners to check out the cross-platform gameplay experience, we're offering content on both platforms for one promotional price with two launch titles, Hustle Kings and WipEout 2048. Our friends at Capcom are also offering shared content for no additional cost with Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
Here's how it works:
• If you purchase Hustle Kings for PS Vita, you will get Hustle Kings on PS3 for free. If you already own Hustle Kings on PS3, you'll be able to download the PS Vita version for free.
• If you purchase WipEout 2048, you will be able to download WipEout 2048's DLC packs, WipEout HD and HD Fury for free when they launch on PS Vita later this spring (if you already own the PS3 versions)
96w ago - Sony PR Hardware Specialist Abby Reyes has revealed the unboxing of their new PlayStation Vita handheld console in a video (below) today.
To quote: With only a few weeks to go until launch, PlayStation Vita is the hot topic on everyone's mind here at SCEA. If you're anything like me, you're probably counting down the minutes until Vita arrives, anxiously awaiting the availability of what's sure to be an industry game changer. Today, I'm here to give you your very own first look the PS Vita First Edition Bundle.
Early birds who pre-ordered the First Edition Bundle will their PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi system on February 15, a FULL WEEK ahead of its official launch on February 22nd! You'll also get a 4GB PS Vita memory card, a limited-edition PS Vita case, a copy of Little Deviants on PS Vita game card, and a set of AR Play game cards to enable augmented reality play with a host of free downloadable mini games.
There's more: The PS Vita First Edition Bundle also includes an AT&T DataConnect Session Pass, which is good for one free 250MB data session (a $14.99 value) upon purchase of one 250 MB data session, as well as a free PlayStation Network game that you can redeem upon 3G activation on the AT&T mobile broadband network.
99w ago - Today Capcom Product Marketing Manager John Diamonon has officially revealed Resident Evil 6 for PlayStation 3 alongside a video trailer below!
To quote: Ni Hao PlayStation Playas, this is John Diamonon, the Brand Manager for Resident Evil in North America, and it's been a while my friends.
Last time I was here, I announced MvC3 and you were all like, "Yeah!" This time, I have news that's gonna make you say, "EFF yeah!"
It's my pleasure to announce that the next installment of the canonical Resident Evil series, Resident Evil 6, returns on November 20, 2012.
That gives you a whole month to enjoy the game (enjoy life really) before the end of the Mayan calendar when the real zombie apocalypse happens. We figure you might need some practice killing the infected to prepare yourself.
Oops. Did I say zombies? Resident Evil 6 has zombies? Watch the trailer and find out.
WHAAAAATTTTT??? Man, when I had hair in the 90's, it looked exactly like Leon's. I seriously think there's No Hope Left for his doo. He needs a fade or something.
Anyway, comment below and tell me what you think. Oh. It might be a day before I get...
103w ago - CCP Game Designer Remnant has revealed details today on the dropsuits in DUST 514 for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: How do you build a better warrior? Militaries have tried for centuries to answer that question, but you'll be able to figure it out for yourself when DUST 514 launches next year.
Infantry dropsuits are designed to protect and sustain the wearer in even the harshest environments. Different dropsuits offer specific bonuses to speed, mobility, defense and configurability.
Like starships and planetary vehicles, dropsuits come in a variety of shapes and sizes, each with a unique slot configuration and powergrid (PG) and CPU that inform the decisions you make when customizing your chosen dropsuit.
The number and type of slots determine the modules (interchangeable hardware components that enhance or otherwise alter the functionality of the dropsuit), weapons, and equipment you can fit. The slot types available on dropsuits are as follows:
The three weapon slots - Light, Heavy, and Sidearm - cascade. That is, a Heavy slot can be fitted with a Sidearm, Light or Heavy weapon and, similarly, a Light slot...