Videos: Big Band is Coming to Skullgirls Encore on PS3 Tuesday

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20h ago - Lab Zero Games CEO Peter Bartholow posted up some new videos today announcing that Big Band is coming to Skullgirls Encore on PS3 this Tuesday.

To quote: He's almost here: Big Band, Skullgirls Encore's first male character, arrives for free next Tuesday, April 22nd!

Once a regular beat cop known as Ben Birdland, he fell flat when he got on the wrong side of New Meridian's corrupt police force. Birdland was broken and bent out of shape by his former colleagues, but was tuned up by Dr. Avian and ASG Lab 8. Now he is armed with a full ensemble of pneumatic weaponry, transforming him into the full fortissimo instrument of justice: "Big Band."

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Thanks to the incredible support of Skullgirls' fans, Big Band is the second of 5 additional characters funded by Lab Zero's Indiegogo campaign to be added to Skullgirls Encore. Big Band is Skullgirls's first male character, and lives up to his name with unique gameplay mechanics that take advantage of his tremendous size and musical motif.





Big Band's a high risk / high reward sort of character - he has a versatile and powerful moveset...
 

Videos: The Last of Us: Left Behind PS3 Trailer, Interview Arrives

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12w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Sid Shuman shared both a PS3 trailer and PlayStation 3 interview spotlighting The Last of Us: Left Behind DLC today.

To quote: Following its strong showing in Game of the Year awards industry-wide, all eyes have turned towards the future of The Last of Us.

And that would be The Last of Us: Left Behind, the upcoming story-driven epilogue written by TLOU scribe Neil Druckmann and starring Ashley Johnson as Ellie and Yaani King as Riley, Ellie's older and arguably wiser friend.

Set before Joel and Ellie meet in The Last of Us, Left Behind will focus strongly on Ellie and Riley, adding intriguing new wrinkles to Ellie's future relationship with Joel, as well as immersive details about the game's decaying world.





With the DLC due out February 14th, we caught up with Ashley and Yaani to learn more about what makes Left Behind tick.





Today also marks the release of a new, full-length, in-game cinematic from The Last of Us: Left Behind. You'll learn a lot about Ellie and Riley's relationship and Left Behind's narrative.
 

Videos: The Last of Us: First PS3 DLC Available, Livestream Today

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27w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli announced that The Last of Us first PS3 DLC is now available alongside a livestream below today.

To quote: Our first set of The Last of Us DLC launches with today's PlayStation Store update. Want to see it in action now? Here it is:





You can buy the Abandoned Territories Map Pack for $9.99 stand-alone or, if you're looking for a great value, the map pack is included in the $19.99 The Last of Us Season Pass.

We recently detailed our future plans for all Season Pass DLC and the 75% savings you'll get by purchasing one. The Season Pass will be available for a limited time so grab it via the PlayStation Store or at your local game retailer today.

We've also patched certain aspects of the game. In fact we re-doubled our patch version 1.04 efforts decided to skip straight to 1.05. You can hear about the major changes via Patch 1.05 in this video:





If you want to see all changes with Patch 1.05; here's our list. Patch 1.05...
 

Videos: PS3 RetroXMB Beta 3: Boot RetroArch ROMs from PS3 XMB

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31w ago - Following up on the previous update, today an anonymous source has leaked PS3 RetroXMB Beta 3 by doobz which allows users to boot RetroArch ROMs from the PS3 XMB alongside some updates below.

Download: RetroXMB Beta 3- Leaked Release.7z / RetroXMB.rar (Mirror) / RetroXMB.rar (Mirror #2) / RetroPS3 (RetroArch v1.0.0.2 Cores).zip / CaveStory--RetroArch v1.0.0.2-- RetroXMB AutoBoot Rom (lightt).pkg / CaveStory--RetroArch v1.0.0.2 -- RetroXMB Autoboot (heavy).pkg / RetroPS3 (RetroArch v1.0.0.2...
 

Videos: Wield Gauntlets in God of War: Ascension PS3 Multiplayer

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35w ago - Santa Monica Studio Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman made available some fresh videos today showcasing gauntlets in God of War: Ascension PS3 Multiplayer below.

To quote: Champions! For the 99.9% of you not enjoying the hysteria at Gamescom, fight in the glory of #GauntletsWeek!

Forged by the gods to obliterate your enemies with thunderous force, the dual-wielding Gauntlets Weapon Class will arrive in God of War: Ascension Multiplayer tomorrow, Aug 20th.

These double-fisted weapons will deliver crushing blows to an enemy's ego and face. Pound your enemies down with six new gauntlets, including Zeus, Ares, Hades, Poseidon, the Gladiator Gauntlets, and the legendary Nemean Cestus from God of War 3.





Keep reading for destructive gauntlet tips, and a FIRST LOOK at our new, massive map: the Archimedes Furnace.





Pure Physical Power

With the new Gauntlets Weapon class, you'll be an absolute, mechanical beast in the arena. Here are a few gameplay tips to get you going...

All the gauntlets can charge any of the normal Square attacks, both on the ground and in the air. These attacks have...
 







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