19w ago - Today Sony Director of Product Planning and Platform Software Innovation Don Mesa has officially introduced the Wake Up Club for PS Vita owners.
To quote: Back in April, we unveiled a host of new applications coming to PS Vita, including Wake-up Club, a new interactive way to start your day with other PS Vita owners. Next Tuesday, the application will be available to download for free on the PS Vita PlayStation Store in North America!
Let's face it: getting up in the morning isn't something we usually look forward to, but Wake-up Club adds some social fun into the mix to make getting out of bed more bearable.
In addition to adding alarm clock functionality to PS Vita for the first time, including the ability to personalize your alarm tone and background theme, Wake-up Club matches 12 randomly selected players who set their alarm clock at the same time into a--you guessed it--wake-up club!
Wake Up Club for PS Vita
As soon as your alarm goes off, your avatar will begin bouncing around the PS Vita touchscreen. Tapping your avatar lets other players know you're now awake. Once in the virtual club room, you can see other players' avatars, as well as who's awake and who's still sleeping. Tapping the sleeping players' avatars will "cheer"...
20w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
This week, the fan-favorite franchise Earth Defense Force goes portable with EDF2017 Portable on PS Vita.
The notoriously unforgiving Demon's Souls comes to PSN, so you can download it straight to your PS3. Platinum Games' Anarchy Reigns hits PS3 at retail (for just $29.99).
A number of Dora the Explorer PS2 Classics make their way to PlayStation Store, and a few other gems round out this week's update.
Enjoy this week's The Drop.
Anarchy Reigns ($29.99 retail)
Rise of the Guardians
Lord of the Rings: War in the North
Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom
Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Mermaids
Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess
Go Diego Go! Great Dinosaur Rescue
Go Diego Go! Safari Rescue
21w ago - Sony Digital Distribution Senior Manager Pierre Gravereau posted up holiday essentials week 2 of awesome seals on PS3 and PS Vita games today.
To quote: I hope you enjoyed your first week of deals on PS3 and PS Vita games for our Holiday Essentials Sale.
As I mentioned in our previous post, we're bringing you some of the best PlayStation games at great prices to help you stock up for the holidays.
This week we're providing you with 16 awesome action/adventure games along with other essential PlayStation titles. For great prices you can take part in Starhawk's frenetic space combat and multiplayer battles, relive two of Kojima's most acclaimed titles in the Metal Gear Solid HD Collection, or bend your mind with the award-winning Journey.
In addition, PlayStation Plus delivers an extra special deal this week - we're offering members Retro City Rampage for absolutely nothing. Moreover, Retro City Rampage features Cross-Buy, which means that when you purchase either the PS Vita or PS3 version, you get the other version at no additional cost!
As a reminder, you can save 30%- or up to 50% for PlayStation Plus members- on the action-packed...
23w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
In the dusty, undeveloped wastelands of Western Mudos, cantankerous townsfolk find their settlements besieged by belligerent outlaws.
Along comes Stranger, a tall, dark and enigmatic bounty hunter with a critter-firing crossbow. First released in 2005, Stranger's Wrath has been passionately upgraded in HD and is coming to the PS Vita this week. Enjoy this week The Drop.
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed
Sonic the Hedgehog and all the rest of SEGA's great cast of characters hit the road again in this sequel to the hit racing game. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed offers convertible vehicles, brand new characters, and killer All-Stars moves!
Following on from the huge success of Sonic & SEGA All-Star's Racing, the characters now have their own unique transforming vehicles designed to take advantage of the varying terrain.
The line-up on the Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed grid sees SEGA favorites - including Sonic the Hedgehog, Dr Eggman and AiAi - return to battle against newcomers that include Gilius Thunderhead of Golden Axe and Vyse of Skies of Arcadia.
23w ago - Following up on our previous update, today I-Friqiya Executive Producer Skander Djerbi has shared a new video confirming that Fuel Overdose roars into action on PSN next week!
To quote: This is Skander Djerbi, executive producer of the half-Japanese, half-gaijin indie production Fuel Overdose for PlayStation 3 on PSN. The game launches on 21st December, and a demo is available right now.
Our previous post focused on the racing gameplay pillar. Today we will talk about the 'action' aspect of the game, introducing all the cool gameplay mechanics that you can use against your opponents to attack, defend and counter-attack. Have a look in the new trailer below.
Let's start with the upgradable weapons.
• A machine gun that can be fired at 360 degrees when combined with the skidding and spinning features.
• A rocket launcher that uses a homing system that skilled drivers can avoid by suddenly changing trajectory at the very last moment.