196w ago - Halfbrick's Phil Larsen has shared a video today showcasing Rocket Racing which will be coming to PSN as a PS3 and PSP Mini game next week.
To quote: Rocket Racing is the next title to hit PSP minis from Halfbrick, and I'm excited to announce that it will be released next Thursday, March 11.
Rocket Racing has been developed from the ground up, combining high-speed futuristic racing with classic top-down gameplay, which is a perfect fit for minis.
Each track has been designed with a unique twist, suspended high in the air above the clouds and cityscapes to give players a light and almost surreal feeling as they drift around the crisp, detailed courses.
Challenge Mode is the main backbone of gameplay, giving players a number of tasks to complete over six different tiers. Completing once challenge with its specific objectives will unlock adjacent challenges along the tier, so players can choose their own path to the final race.
A key part of racing is the ability to grind. Grinding is a new concept which involves positioning your rockets against the outer walls of the tracks. This opposing force will give you a speed boost as well...
201w ago - Today Rockstar Games have confirmed that Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City are coming to Sony's PS3 entertainment system and the PC platform via Windows Live on March 30, 2010.
Press Release: Rockstar Games Announces Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City on PlayStation 3 and Games for Windows - LIVE
The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony available together on a single disc and individually for digital download
New York, NY - January 29, 2010 - Rockstar Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), is pleased to announce the much anticipated release of Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City for the PlayStationÂ®3 computer entertainment system and Games for WindowsÂ® - LIVE on March 30, 2010. For the first time, PS3 and Games for Windows - LIVE players will have the opportunity to experience the last two thrilling chapters of the Grand Theft Auto IV saga.
The two action packed episodes will also be available for download on the PlayStationÂ®Network and Games for Windows - LIVE on March 30, 2010. Each episode takes place in the same detailed and immersive world that made Grand Theft Auto IV one of the most critically acclaimed games of all time.
Games for Windows - LIVE players can enjoy 32-player...
204w ago - Today Rock Band 2 Lead Designer Dan Teasdale has announced that a new Rock Band 2 PS3 software update is on the way that includes some long-awaited fan feature requests.
To quote: I'm proud to announce that the Rock Band team has finalized a software update for Rock Band 2 on the PlayStation 3 that addresses some common feature requests from our fans.
We've also added some great new functionality that we think you'll be excited to try out when the software update arrives this Thursday.
This update wouldn't be possible without the feedback and suggestions that we receive from everyone in both the Rock Band and PlayStation communities. Everybody here at Harmonix takes your forum posts and suggestions to heart, and we wouldn't be able to make our games as awesome as they are without all of the feature requests and feedback that we get from you on a daily basis.
So from all of us here at Harmonix, thank you, and please keep letting us know what you'd like to see in future updates and games!
This update includes:
• "Sort by Stars" in Quickplay. If you hit the "Sort" button on the Song Select screen, you'll come to a brand new sort...
216w ago - Today Jordan Williams of Psyonix Business Development has announced that for a limited time Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars will be only $4.99 on Sony's PlayStation Network.
October marks the one-year anniversary of the release of Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars (SARPBC), our first self-published title, and we feel like having a party. But what kind of birthday party would this be without gifts, right?
We want you to come celebrate with us. So how about a birthday where we give the gifts to YOU! From October 15 through October 29, you can download SARPBC for just $4.99 in celebration of the game's first successful year! Yup, not one week, but two whole weeks to get in gear and download one of PSN's most explosive and addictive games for only $4.99!!!
Like our fans, we here at Psyonix absolutely love SARPBC and its die-hard community; they are the best fans an independent developer could ask for, which is exactly why we want to recruit more of you!
We know you're out there, so let's make the SARPBC community explode! Hop online, get in the Battle-Car arena and show us what you've got because if you've been waiting for the right time to get this game, there's no better time than now!
To quote: "Skyrocketing sales, Quentin. Couldn't be happier with the numbers that we're seeing, and I think proof that there was tremendous consumer demand. They were just waiting for the price point to come down."
Quite refreshing news indeed, especially considering this is a PS3 site eh?