5w ago - Sony Social Media Specialist Ryan Clements shared details today on cleaning up with Dustforce for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita.
To quote: Sprint, leap, and clean towards victory. Dustforce celebrates precision platforming, and embraces its 2D roots by spritzing the whole experience with colorful characters and a grooving anime twist. In Dustforce, players gun for the best time and most complete run through more than 50 stages.
Originally developed by a small indie team for the PC crowd, Capcom is bringing Dustforce to PS3 and PS Vita. All the charm and addictive play of the PC version returns, along with online multiplayer (ranked and private), shiny Trophies, and cross save support. Now the PlayStation community can train to become the greatest of ninja janitors the world has ever known.
The Capcom crew brought Dustforce by for Justin and me to play. Listen to our interview with them below, then read on for our full impressions.
Dustforce gives players room to breathe. At the start, stages are short, simple, and teach newcomers how to successfully navigate obstacles and clean up the most dust to achieve high scores. Jumps are cozy, and the levels themselves are designed to pull the player into a flow.
One run through a stage reveals the layout and enemy placement,...
5w ago - Sony European Brand Manager Penrose Tackie shared some full Gran Turismo 6 game details with fans today alongside a new PS3 trailer video below.
To quote: Hello everyone. For GT fans eagerly awaiting Gran Turismo 6, the next four weeks might just be completely unbearable. To help ease the wait, I am very happy to share with you new information on what is shaping up to be a stunning new entry in the legendary series.
Over 120 new cars have been added to GT6 - taking the already comprehensive total car tally to an unprecedented 1200+ vehicles.
In addition, the number of track layouts has swelled to 100 and features returning classic tracks and brand new locations and circuits such as Ascari, Spain and the world famous Silverstone, Goodwood and Mount Panorama tracks to name just a few.
The carefully considered and curated car and track list is supported by a completely overhauled physics engine making gameplay even more dynamic and realistic, a new interface, and enhanced online functionality to allow you to tailor your multiplayer gaming sessions as you wish.
The technical innovation in the game also extends to hugely ground-breaking technology that will see in future updates a new game feature known as 'GPS Logger'.
6w ago - Sony Product Manager Kaori Takasue announced today that Earth Defense Force 2025 hits PS3 in February 2014 alongside revealing some pre-order details below.
To quote: EDF! EDF! EDF! Just shouting out this simple phrase brings back fond memories of Earth Defense Force 2017, and now I'm pumped to share more details about the launch of Earth Defense Force 2025 in February of next year. In particular, what fans can expect from some of the upcoming weapon packs that will be available via pre-order or DLC.
We've been on tour with Earth Defense Force 2025 for the last few months, showing off all its awesome features at events like E3, PAX Prime, and New York Comic-Con. Fans continuously ask us if the DLC from Japan will be available in North America and Europe. And I can proudly say "yes!" We'll make sure all content from Japan makes it over here at some point, and we'll have more details on all of that in the near future.
In the meantime, we're pleased to announce that customers at GameStop can start pre-ordering Earth Defense Force 2025 tomorrow, and will receive a special Weapons Pack for free.
Available exclusively to customers at GameStop is the Air Raider Weapons Pack, featuring:
• Pure Decoy Launcher (Setsu) - a weapon that distracts the enemy by discharging...
9w ago - Ubisoft Community Developer Gabriel Graziani is here with some fresh video footage of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag: Aveline alongside the PS3 DLC details below.
To quote: We've got a bunch of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag announcements for you this week, PlayStation Assassins! Let's get right to it with the announcement of our single-player DLC: Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag: Freedom Cry.
Over the course of AC4, you will get to know the Jackdaw's Quartermaster Adewale very well... but in the upcoming downloadable episode Freedom Cry, you will lead him from despair to victory! Captain Edward Kenway knows Adewale to be a trusty and capable deck officer, but what mysterious circumstances led him to the brash and brutal life of a pirate?
You'll get a peek in AC4, but you'll get the full story - along with what comes after - in Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag: Freedom Cry.
This forthcoming DLC episode in the saga of AC4 will deliver the following features:
• An Imposing Assassin: In addition to being an exceptional sailor and pirate, Adewale has become the master of several types of melee weaponry and commands the will to use them.
• Fight Slavery in 18th Century Haiti: Journey...
10w ago - Following up on their previous PlayStation 3 Firmware update, today Sony European Product Manager Clare Sandford announced that PS3 System Software Update v4.50 is incoming with details below.