230w ago - Following up on the recent revelation that its re-release of Marvel vs. Capcom 2 will hit Xbox 360 on July 29, Capcom today announced that PlayStation 3 edition of the downloadable fighter won't arrive until August 13- two weeks and one day later.
To quote: No reason was provided for the later release, though we're checking in for details.
Based on the Dreamcast edition of Capcom's cult classic crossover fighter, and enhanced with online play and visual options by Backbone, MvC2 will sell for $15.
230w ago - Today PlayStation Home Online Community Specialist Locust_Star has announced that both the BUZZ! and Fight Night PlayStation Home Space launch this week.
To quote: This Thursday, July 16th, will bear witness to a tremendous content update in the ever-growing world of PlayStation Home.
In fact, there's so much set up to go down in-world this week that we can barely fit it all in without breaking our word count agreement. So to keep things cool with our friends here over at the PS Blog, we'll cut out the regularly-scheduled blabbing and get straight to the point.
We think you'll be stoked to see that the long-awaited BUZZ! HQ is launching. Here, you can meet up with friends new and old and take part in a massive 64-player game of BUZZ! trivia. This content is fed into the space via MyBuzzQuiz.com - a site where you can create your own trivia questions for your fellow BUZZ! fanatics to tackle.
So be sure to create an account and start uploading your trickiest trivia. Then get your butt into Home, hook up with your brainiest peeps, enter the BUZZ! HQ, and start racking up the prizes.
230w ago - Today SCEA Associate Product Marketing Manager Chuck Lacson has confirmed the news that Ghostbusters has hit LittleBigPlanet this week.
To quote: Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic? Have you or your family ever seen a spook, spectre or ghost?
If the answer is "yes," then pick up the phone and call the professionals... Ghostbusters. "We're ready to believe you."
Fans of this 80's classic rejoice! Finally, fresh from their video game release and after a week or so of tease images, GHOSTBUSTERS finally hits LittleBigPlanet this Thursday as individual costumes ($1.99) and as a full costume pack ($5.99) that includes all 4 costumes and bonus stickers!
We are looking forward to more great tribute levels like these-
232w ago - Recently it was reported that Sony patented software-based PS2 emulation technology. This got users excited who own 80GB, 40GB and 160GB PS3 consoles without backwards compatability.
Although the article speculated that the upcoming PS3 slim may utilize this technology, today a German Web site has supposedly gained comment from a Sony employee, to quote:
This brings us to the German Web site Demo News, which claims to have gained comment from a Sony employee stating that full backwards compatibility is coming to US PS3's as a firmware update in the "next few weeks."
If this rumor is true, it will make many newer PS3 console owners very happy indeed!
233w ago - Evolution Studios Game Director Jed Ashforth has announced the MotorStorm: Pacific Rift Expansion: Speed Pack as part of Speed Weekend.
To quote: While MotorStorm: Pacific Rift's online fun is still the number one all-consuming passion for many of our players, we recognize that plenty of you out there have been waiting for a whole new Single Player festival to get your teeth into.
We set the Agenda last year with our popular Revenge Weekend and Devils Weekend expansions for MotorStorm: Monument Valley, and now we're continuing that tradition with our new Speed Weekend festival that features as part of our new Expansion: Speed pack!
Make no mistake, this mode is HUGE... it's packed with unlocks, rewards and trophies, and has been designed to keep challenging you for as long as you want it to. How? Buckle up and I'll divulge some (but certainly not all) of its secrets!
We were very pleased that the speed race events in Pacific Rift were so fantastically popular - they provided a great change of focus and pace from the Eliminator and Race events, and had the scope for repeated play, and for beating your own best score.
While we'll be the first to admit the formula wasn't yet perfected, we all felt we had taken the first steps here towards something...