120w ago - SCEA Senior PR Manager Al De Leon has announced some new video games that will be hitting PS Vita today, which include Resistance: Burning Skies, Escape Plan, Assassin's Creed, FIFA, and applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Skype.
To quote: For those of you who are unable to attend gamescom, we are excited to bring you the latest PS Vita news updates directly from the SCE Europe press conference in Cologne, Germany.
In addition to the social features previously announced, PS Vita users will also be able to download dedicated applications for Facebook, Foursquare, Skype, and Twitter free of charge directly from the PlayStation Store.
Resistance fans will be happy to hear that the signature PlayStation franchise will join the PS Vita software lineup with Resistance: Burning Skies, a new Resistance experience developed specifically for PS Vita.
120w ago - Today SCEE's James Gallagher has unveiled news of upcoming Social Applications for PS Vita alongside new games and official specifications from Gamescom 2011.
To quote: PlayStation Vita's promise of pairing the cutting-edge game experiences PlayStation is famed for with the always connected, social experiences modern consumers are used to, all in a sleek portable device, became clearer at Gamescom.
At the SCEE press conference we learned that Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Foursquare applications will be available on Vita alongside such social features as:
Near: find out what your friends in the vicinity are playing now or what they were playing recently. Meet new players virtually, regardless of what games they are playing, simply by sharing their game information across different dimensions of time and distance.
Party: Enjoy voice chat or text chat not only during online gaming, but also when users are playing different games or using different applications such as the internet browser.
SCEE President and CEO Andrew House declared that "PlayStation is about games and PlayStation Vita is a breakthrough portable entertainment system that will thrill gamers."
120w ago - Laughing Jackal Community Manager Ross Brierley has announced today that Cubixx HD launches on the European PlayStation Store tomorrow and shared some video footage below as well.
To quote: Laughing Jackal are the developer of classic PSN minis such as Duael Invaders, Ace Armstrong vs. the Alien Scumbags, Vibes, the forthcoming OMG-Z and, of course, Cubixx.
Today I'm here to talk to you about Cubixx HD the sequel to Cubixx coming soon exclusively to PlayStation 3.
Cubixx HD is a modern-day take on classic area capture games such as Qix, but with an awesome twist: Instead of a 2D game field, Cubixx HD expands this addictive game concept across all six sides of a cube. That's six times the danger and six times the fun.
Following on from the success of Cubixx we've added more; lots more, in fact. Cubixx HD now features 50 levels of Arcade action playable in both single player and 7 player Co-Op. All these levels are also playable in Time Attack, Score Attack and Line Attack modes, with up to 7 players competing at once and featuring over 150 online leaderboards.
That's not all! There are also 50 super-addictive Challenges, plus...