132w ago - Insomniac Games Senior Community Manager James Stevenson has shared some fresh Resistance 3 Trainyard PS3 Multiplayer video footage today.
To quote: We wanted to be the first to bring you this EU Blog exclusive footage of our Bogota, Colombia multiplayer map from Resistance 3! Set in a sunbaked trainyard, this map has an awesome mixture of long-, mid- and close-combat options.
For that reason, it really fits our main objective with Resistance 3 multiplayer - to give the player a ton of choice in how they approach the game, while also giving them weapons and abilities that make their style of play even more powerful.
Features in this video you should check out include the different HUD for Chimeran players, and our new Resistance 3 rocket-launcher, the Firestorm. One of the best parts about Resistance 3 is customizing your loadout with the various Support and Tactical abilities.
In the video, you'll see players dropping Healing Beacons and Bubble Shields for their teammates, as well as using Thermal Vision and Dash to get a jump on enemies. Various attributes allow you to carry larger clips, track enemies by their footprints, and even have leapers burst from your corpse. You'll be able to unlock the various weapons, abilities and attributes, and upgrade them all, as...
132w ago - With PSN restored, Sony is cranking out the updates today including news from SCEA Associate Product Marketing Manager Chuck Lacson that the InFamous 2 PS3 demo is out now with midnight sales and MLG Event details below.
To quote: Well, here is some good news – the demo is available now on the PlayStation Store! Finally you can get a taste of Cole's new adventure and sample the incredible action you'll be experiencing in inFAMOUS 2.
Play a mix of story missions and side quests and navigate New Marais with Cole's new parkour skills as well as explore missions from dual karmic sides, as both good and evil Cole. Face enemies with Cole's electrical powers, his new Amp melee weapon, and conjure the incredibly powerful Ionic Vortex! Just visit the PlayStation Store and download it today.
Walmart Exclusive Retail Pack-in DLC and Gift with Purchase
For those of you who need more than the demo to get your inFAMOUS fix, Walmart stores all over the country will be open at midnight on June 6th.
So not only can you get a leg up on hitting Platinum before anyone else, and get an early start creating your own inFamous level with the new UGC features, you can score an exclusive inFAMOUS poster with your inFAMOUS 2 purchase at participating 24-hour Walmart stores...
132w ago - As a follow-up to the previous announcement, Sony's PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with the return of the US (and European) PSN updates today.
To quote: The PlayStation Store is back online and thank you everyone for your patience. You will notice a huge lineup of new downloadable games, demos, add-on content, themes, avatars and videos.
Also, PlayStation Plus has been updated with new full game trials, free games and DLC, free avatars and even more discounts.
You may have noticed that the content promised as part of the Welcome Back offer is not yet live. It is currently in the final stages of testing and will be available to download soon; we'll be sure to let you know when.
The next PlayStation Store and PlayStation Plus update will be this Friday, June 3, and then we will roll right into some special publishes starting next week for E3 (so be sure to check back daily!).
In the meantime, check out all the new downloadable content on PlayStation Store.
132w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment has officially announced that PSN and the PlayStation Store are returning today- June 2, 2011!
From the Press Release, to quote: Tokyo, June 2, 2011 - Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) announced today that Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI, the company) will fully restore all PlayStation Network services today June 2, 2011, in the Americas, Europe/PAL territories and Asia, excluding Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea.
The company will also resume Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity for PlayStation 3 (PS3), PSP (PlayStation Portable), VAIO and other PCs.
Details of "Welcome Back" package program offered to all registered PlayStation Network* and Qriocity account services will be announced from each region.
Announcement for restoration in Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea as well as for the remaining services on Qriocity will be made as they become available.
* Only available for those countries and regions with access to PlayStation Store.
132w ago - Today Sega and Gearbox have announced that Aliens: Colonial Marines is slated to hit the PS3 console in Spring 2012. Below is the official press release, as follows:
Press Release: LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (June 1st, 2011) -SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that the highly-anticipated first-person shooter, Aliens: Colonial Marines, will be launching in spring 2012 on PC, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Catch a First Look at E3 2011 of the Game That Pits You and Your Friends Against the Deadliest Killers in the Galaxy
"It'll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night... mostly."
In partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and developed by critically acclaimed studio Gearbox Software, Aliens: Colonial Marines will bring new levels of bone-chilling suspense and adrenaline-filled action to the renowned franchise.
The game pits players against the universe's ultimate alien killing machines, the Xenomorphs, in claustrophobic environments guaranteed to produce blood curdling thrills that the movie is renowned for. A first look of the game is presented in the South Hall at SEGA's booth #2023, at this week's E3 in Los Angeles.