6w ago - Sony Social Media Specialist Ryan Clements is here with the new PlayStation 3 and PSN releases for October 29th, 2013 today, as follows:
Brace yourself. It's an absolutely massive week in the world of PlayStation, as assassins, soldiers, shadow lords, and wrestlers roar onto the scene in a varied torrent of gaming goodness. Stock up on snacks, friends. You may be playing for a while.
Leading the pack is the hotly anticipated return of the Assassin's Creed series, with all its intoxicating intrigue and wide-open play.
Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag makes its PS3 debut, and sends gamers on a wild adventure piercing the heart of the Caribbean. Play as the cunning Edward Kenway as he sails into danger and fortune. Experience yet another piece in the great puzzle that is the Assassin Templar war.
But Black Flag isn't the only continuation of a long-running series this week. Battlefield 4 is launching on PS3, bringing with it the sizzling visuals and immense action that fans have come to expect from the developers at DICE.
Tackle a character-driven campaign from Shanghai and beyond, or immerse yourself in the detailed multiplayer competition with tremendous destructible environments.
And there's much more coming to PlayStation this week, including WWE...
7w ago - Following up on PSIDPatch and PSNope, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer KW (via kokotonix) has released a PS3 application he calls PSN Patch v1.01 followed by v1.03 and v1.05 for Custom Firmware, which allows users to temporarily disable their CFW, spoof their Console ID and more as detailed below.
7w ago - Ubisoft Sofia Producer Momchil Valentinov Gindyanov announced today that Assassin's Creed Liberation HD is coming on January 14th, 2013 to PlayStation Store / PSN.
To quote: Greetings, PlayStation Assassins! We're very excited to announce that Assassin's Creed Liberation HD will be coming to PS3 via PlayStation Store on January 14th.
When we set out to do Liberation HD, our objective was simple: improve upon what worked on the Vita and adapt the gameplay and missions to be the most fun and enjoyable they could be. As a result, each mission has been reworked in order to improve its pacing, and the challenge it poses to the player.
Liberation is set in New Orleans between 1765 and 1780, in the period between the end of the French and Indian War, up to the middle of the American Revolution. Liberation tells the story of Aveline; a female Assassin of mixed French and African heritage. Brought up in a world of privilege and contrasts, Aveline becomes a strong-willed woman and an avid opponent of slavery.
Recruited to the Assassins by an escaped slave, Aveline joins the struggle against the Templars as they try to take control of New Orleans following France's handover of the city to Spain. Striking hard...
7w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PlayStation Store updates below, which include Batman Arkham Origins, God of War Ascension and more!
To quote: First up this week, Batman: Arkham Origins, prequel to the great Arkham Asylum and Arkham City. Play as Batman in the earlier days of his crime fighting escapades. Gotham City is crawling with villains to take down and crimes to solve. Then there are assassins to look out for...
Please note the exclusive Knightfall DLC pre-order pack has been slightly delayed but will be available shortly. As a thank you for your patience the good folks at Warner Bros. will also be giving pre-order customers the Deathstroke DLC pack as part of your original purchase.
Once you're done with Arkham: Origins why not pick up Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate on PS Vita, where you'll get to find out more about The Dark Knight's past.
There's a whole host of other great games out this week, including Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut, a digital release for God of War: Ascension, Ethan: Meteor Hunter, Magrunner: Dark Pulse and tons more.
And if you're looking for savings we've got you covered. As well as our ongoing Halloween sale, you can also pick up top-drawer sports sim International...