8w ago - Sony Junior Product Manager Marta Boullon made available a new Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time video trailer below offering greetings from Sly!
To quote: Hi Sly fans. We're counting down the days now - it's less than two weeks until Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time hits the shelves and we are super excited about the imminent launch on 27th March.
In his latest adventure, Sly and his mischievous gang have to travel through time to rescue the Thievius Raccoonus - a family heirloom passed down from generation to generation containing all of Sly's ancestors best-kept secrets.
It's an epic adventure complete with the beloved franchise's signature action-adventure platforming gameplay and humorous writing Sly fans know and love.
We'd love to tell you more, but really, who better to spill the beans than Sly himself? Check out the new video - it will certainly whet your appetite!
9w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with this weeks new PS3 and PSN releases today, as follows:
Building on the popular DOA series' signature fighting style, Dead or Alive 5 Plus brings the spectacular graphics and new martial arts techniques of the PlayStation 3 to the PS Vita with all-new system-specific features.
Players will take on the roles of the cast of Dead or Alive fighters in an intense, action-packed brawler set in visually striking locations from around the world, with each stage featuring backdrops that change and interact with players. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (Also on PSN) - The Walking Dead video game takes the undead and brings them out of the AMC Emmy award-winning TV show and into console gaming systems in a new, terrifying way.
Terminal Reality's first-person action game will allow players to assume the role of the mysterious, crossbow-wielding survivor Daryl Dixon on an unforgiving quest to the supposed safety of Atlanta. The iconic walkers will relentlessly hunt down players like their television counterparts using a combination of sight, sound, and smell. As Daryl, players will need to tread carefully throughout each new area they explore.
9w ago - Sony International Software Development Senior Producer Tsubasa Inaba has announced today that Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational goes asynchronous today complete with new courses and characters!
Below are the details, to quote: If you haven't played Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational in a while, now is the time! As some of you may already know, we recently released a feature update (patch 1.05). This long awaited update adds the following features:
Turn Based Challenge
Too busy to join a tournament online at a given time/date? Not to worry! By introducing this "Turn Based Challenge" mode, you can now challenge your friends in an asynchronous competition and play head to head, hole by hole.
Players can now also set up 20 different parallel games at any given time. To avoid cheating, there are no re-dos, similar to Daily Tourneys. Short messages (like SMS) are also now enabled, as well as competitive score history between friends.
Additional gameplay updates include:
• Four-player stroke mode enabled in the multiplayer rooms.
• A slot mode added to the online/adhoc, enabling a slot machine style handicap system applied per hole to keep the game interesting in case there is an imbalance between player skills.
10w ago - Following up on the previous reports, today DigiTimes revealed that according to sources Sony is pushing for 16 million PlayStation 4 / PS4 shipments in 2013.
Below are the details, to quote: "Having high hopes on its PlayStation 4 (PS4) game console, Sony internally expects the machine's annual shipments to reach 16 million units in 2013 with the supply chain expected to start mass shipments in August, according to sources from PS4 component makers.
The sources pointed out that the PS4 will be manufactured by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Pegatron Technology, and the player have just begun the processes of request for quotation (RFQ) for the related components. Therefore, the component shipments are unlikely to start until August, but should allow the machine to show up before the year-end holidays in 2013.
Sony shipped a total of 150 million Playstation 2s and 100 million Playstations and has shipped 77 million Playstation 3s over the past seven years."
Finally, in related news Sony tweeted (twitter.com/PlayStation/status/309769646582677506) the following warning to users:
Important: Sites or individuals offering "PS4 beta...
11w ago - Sony Product Planning and Platform Software Innovation Director Don Mesa has announced that more PS Vita anniversary deals are incoming this week, including new free games below.
To quote: Last week, we honored the PlayStation Vita system's one year anniversary by giving you- our awesome fans- great discounts on some of our top games.
There is still one more day to pick up the first batch of sales titles, so don't miss your chance to grab award-winning games like Escape Plan, Sound Shapes, and PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale at a big discount.
Launching PS Vita has been a fun journey for us so far, and we're excited about the many new things we have in store for you this year, including immersive and unique games like Killzone: Mercenary and Tearaway. In addition, we'll be bringing you new ways to interact with your friends as seen in our recently announced Friend Network.
To continue the celebration this week, we're pleased to offer a special gift for PS Vita owners- by giving away four classic games for free exclusively in the PlayStation Vita Store! In addition, you'll also find a brand new set of downloadable PS Vita games on sale at a great discount....