127w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:
Happy day after 4th of July! Calling all Ape Escape and PlayStation Move fans be sure to check out the latest addition to the franchise - PlayStation Move Escape.
Other games releasing today include (2) Japanese PS one Imports - Rapid Angel and Yakiniku Bugyou. Also, the Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Multiplayer Beta is now available for all. Add-ons to note include Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime Challengers Pack, Dirt 3: Horn Pack & the LittleBigPlanet 2 inFAMOUS 2 minipack.
On the PlayStation Plus side, the free games include the PS3 game Bomberman ULTRA, (2) minis: Alien Zombie Death and Me Monstar: Hear Me Roar! & the PS one title MediEvil. In addition, Qore Episode 38: July 2011 is free. Download today!
Here is the weekly PlayStation Store update:
New Release Games & DLC
• Bomberman ULTRA (Free with Plus, a $9.99 value)
• Me Monstar: Hear Me Roar (Free and Exclusive Plus)
• Medievil PS one title (Free with Plus, a $5.99 value)
• Alien Zombie Death mini (Free with Plus, $3.99 value)
• MotorStorm Apocalypse Outlaw Vehicle Pack (PlayStation Plus price $1.99; a 20%...
127w ago - SCEA Senior Technical Product Manager Alex Lee has announced today that SOCOM Mobile HQ is now available on the Android Marketplace.
To quote: Today we're announcing the availability of SOCOM Mobile HQ, a free Android Application helps you stay connected to the world of SOCOM even when you're away from your PS3.
Put your career, friends and clan in your pocket and experience the new SOCOM Challenge System available exclusively for SOCOM Mobile HQ users.
Each challenge is tailored to your unique player experience, with tasks ranging from being the master tacticians by getting the job done in all online modes, building your kill-to-death ratio (KDR) or always being the guy with the assists.
SOCOM Mobile HQ keeps you connected and field ready:
• Prove your tactical discipline and combat skills by accepting our challenges, gaining experience and badges that represent your cunning and perseverance.
• Plan and track your advancement by studying challenge history and leaderboards. Watch your experience climb as successive rounds push you further.
• Review your career profile to see vital SOCOM 4 stats and rank advancement potential. Compare your progress to those around you.
• Stay in contact with SOCOM 4 news and events by accessing the...
127w ago - Insomniac Games Senior Community Manager James Stevenson has shared a video today complete with details on the new Resistance Dual Pack for PS3 which includes Bonus PlayStation 3 DLC.
To quote: It's crazy to think we are less than two months away from the release of Resistance 3!
As we finish up Resistance 3 here at Insomniac, we wanted to let you know that the Resistance Dual Pack is now available at all of your favorite game retailers. For the low, low price of $39.99, you get the first two critically acclaimed games in the Resistance series:
Resistance: Fall of Man, and Resistance 2. On top of that, we've packed the box with a bunch of extra DLC, including the Aftermath Multiplayer maps and skins for Resistance 2, as well as the rare exclusive weapon skin for the Wraith.
Even better, folks who catch up now with the Dual Pack will be able to show off their recent journey through the first two games with an exclusive Joseph Capelli in SRPA gear skin for Resistance 3 multiplayer.
To get you pumped up for the release of the Dual Pack, and to show those of you who haven't played Resistance what you're missing, check out this trailer for the Dual Pack.
127w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Arne Meyer posted up a new video today detailing some new Uncharted 3 Multiplayer PS3 Beta week 2 content.
To quote: Welcome to the second week of the UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Beta!
We're exceptionally excited as today is the day the UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Beta becomes available to everyone on PSN! By the end of today, anyone and everyone with access to the PlayStation Store should be able to view and download the UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Beta - no codes required!
As we head into the second week of the UNCHARTED 3 Beta, we're updating the available gametypes to the following:
July 4 to July 9 Gametypes:
Team Deathmatch, Free For All, Team Objective, Hardcore, Co-op Hunter
Maps: Airstrip, Chateau
You'll notice Team Objective and Co-op Hunter as new additions for this week. I've been liking the Co-op Hunter gametype lately - the twist of adding in human players into what seems to be a Co-op mode is quite intriguing.
You can catch some clips of Co-op Hunter in action in the video below:
Along with the update to the available gametypes, we've updated the video playlist for UNCHARTED TV to add...
127w ago - SCEA Producer Kumi Yuasa has announced that PlayStation Move Ape Escape for PS3 is hitting PSN today alongside sharing a new video trailer below.
To quote: I hope you had a great July 4th weekend. Did you all get to try the PlayStation Move Ape Escape demo last week and experience catching monkeys with the PlayStation Move motion controller?
I hope you're ready for even more mayhem, as the full PlayStation Move Ape Escape game hits the PlayStation Store today! We've put a video together introducing the full game, so please take a look.
Let me tell you a little bit about PlayStation Move Ape Escape. There are a total of 15 levels and you will cross between the past and present in pursuit of Specter, the leader of a monkey invasion.
At the end of each mission, a review of your performance will display regarding how many monkeys you caught, your score and the details of any bonuses you have earned.
You have a chance to compare your scores with players around the world, so try uploading your score every time you complete a mission and check the online leaderboards! Don't forget to earn trophies as well.
As you progress through the game, you will unlock mini-games. Each of these use the PlayStation...