Bloober Announces A-Men Will March on PlayStation Vita at Launch

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112w ago - CEO Piotr Babieno of the Bloober Team has announced today that A-Men will March on PlayStation Vita at launch with details below.

To quote: True gaming is reborn on the PlayStation Vita with the launch of A-Men, a riddle within a retro game that will satisfy your cravings for tactical play.

With more than a hint of the old school style of logic, platforms and creatures, we think our new, highly addictive title is an unexpected launch in a market dominated by pump-action big titles.

Created by Bloober Team and honourably inspired by retro-cult classics Lemmings and Lost Vikings, the game gives you control of up to five army characters, each with their own personalities, skills and tools, whose mission is to round up their equally endearing enemies across a series of worlds and puzzles.

Highly tactical and completely addictive, the game is immediately easy to play and yet, like many classic games, it is hard to truly master. You'll definitely need a brain for this one, folks.

The gameplay takes the player on a journey through a series of different worlds and themes including Forest World, Seacoast World, Winterland World and Factory World. A-Men players use all of their...
 

Video: Sony Unveils Pulse 2/14 Edition: PS Vita Ready for Launch

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113w ago - Sony PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared a video today unveiling the Pulse 2/14 Edition alongside PS Vita launch details below and more!

To quote: Pulse celebrates Valentine's Day alongside Sweet Tooth and the release of Twisted Metal.

In our new episode, get a taste of this wicked vehicle shooter from David Jaffe and the crew at Eat Sleep Play. Remember: new copies of the game give you access to Twisted Metal Black via PSN.

This edition of Pulse also takes the Mass Effect 3 demo (coming to PSN later today) and SSX demo (coming soon) for a test drive.

And, with only a week until PS Vita rolls out here in North America, Christina Lee takes a quick look at the must-have launch titles such as Escape Plan, wipEout 2048, and UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss. We also take you behind the velvet rope of PlayStation Home's exclusive VIP Club 'X7.'





Remember, you can watch the full editions of Pulse in the "What's New" section under the PlayStation Network icon when the PlayStation Store updates later today and download in full HD or to your PSP.
 

Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus Confirmed for Vita Launch, Details Arrive

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114w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has confirmed several launch details today for Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus on the PlayStation Vita handheld console, as follows:

If you're a fan of ninja games, PS Vita won't leave you wanting - or waiting. The system's upcoming launch will be supported by two ninja-centric titles: Shinobido 2 and Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus, and I spent some time with the latter this weekend. NGS+ is an updated version of an early PS3 title, which itself was an enhanced version of an original Xbox game that debuted back in 2004.

Despite some control choices which have clearly evolved over the past 8 years, the source material holds up pretty well in 2012.

Playing through the first few levels of the NGS+, memories from nearly a decade ago came flooding back to me: the placement of treasures, decapitating enemies with a single charged slash (hold down the triangle button to, um, execute), and the difficulty.

The Ninja Gaiden series resides firmly in the "tough, but fair" challenge department. When you die - and you will - it's usually not due to AI cheapness, but rather a mistimed block or a delayed dodge.

That doesn't mean the game can't get frustrating, but when you prevail, the frustration melts into delicious satisfaction. For those...
 

Sony Announces Special Launch Day PS Vita 3G / Wi-Fi Bundle

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116w ago - Sony Director of Hardware Marketing John Koller has announced today news of a special launch day PS Vita 3G / Wi-Fi bundle with details below.

To quote: With only 27 days until the launch of PlayStation Vita, we are excited to announce two PS Vita 3G/WiFi bundles.

If you were one of the lucky consumers to pre order the PS Vita First Edition Bundle, in addition to the PS Vita 3G/Wi-Fi hardware, a limited edition case, a 4GB PS Vita Memory Card and Little Deviants game, we will now be including an AT&T DataConnect Pass good for one free 250MB session, and a PlayStation Network game - both provided upon 3G activation.

And the best part, you still get it a week before the official launch date.

We are happy to announce today that we will be creating an extremely limited edition PlayStation Vita 3G/Wi-Fi bundle designed to reward those who brave the cold to stand in line on February 22nd (or even those who come in the few days that follow).

In addition to the PS Vita hardware, we will be including an 8GB PS Vita Memory Card, an AT&T DataConnect Pass and a PlayStation Network game all for the usual MSRP of $299. This SKU is part of a promotional offer and will sell out immediately so we strongly recommend that you purchase your PS Vita early to make sure you get...
 

Sony Confirms PlayStation Vita Launch Lineup and Details

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121w ago - Sony's Director of Hardware Marketing John Koller has officially confirmed the PlayStation Vita launch lineup and details today, as follows:

As you all know, PlayStation Vita launched in Japan this past weekend, and we've been excited to hear which games have been the most popular with our friends across the Pacific.

But I'm sure all of you have been wanting to find out which titles will be released when PS Vita launches in the U.S./Canada on Feb. 22.

Today we announced the official PS Vita software launch lineup for the U.S. and Canada, and you'll be pleased to know that PS Vita will have the biggest and best lineup we've ever launched across the history of PlayStation platforms.

SCE Worldwide Studios, along with our publishing partners, have been working extremely hard to build games that provide you all with new ways to experience gaming on the go.

There will be 25 games available on day 1, and in total more than 100 games currently in development. Pricing for all software will range from $9.99-$49.99 (MSRP) and will be available for purchase at retail locations as well as downloadable on the PlayStation Network.

PS Vita Software Lineup:

SCEA Launch Day Titles

Escape Plan (PSN Only)
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