8w ago - Capcom Social Media Specialist Ryan Clements shared a fresh video today reminding fans to remember their ninja training for Strider coming to both PS3 and PS4 platforms.
To quote: Amidst a flurry of snow and the lazy trundle of passing airships, Strider Hiryu blazes across the screen, cutting down any and all that stand in his way. This classic ninja hero returns in Strider, a rebirth of the side-scrolling classic made famous in late '80s arcades.
The new Strider, which launches in early 2014 for PS3 and PS4, enhances the fast-paced spectacle of the original with HD visuals, while preserving the frantic combat and momentum that long-time fans will fondly remember.
Set in a dark and oppressed future, the world suffers under the tyranny of Grand Master Meio, the complete ruler of the planet. Players control Strider Hiryu, along with his indestructible Cypher weapon, in order to terminate Meio and restore balance to Earth's governments.
As the youngest Special-A Class recruit in the Strider program, Hiryu catapults into this mission, empowering players with a variety of eye-searing attacks.
Strider is a side-scrolling action platformer, set on one sprawling map. Similar to other RPG-influenced side scrollers, like Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Hiryu...
46w ago - Digital Leisure Supervising Producer Paul Gold has shared some video footage of Mad Dog McCree today, which rides onto PSN this Tuesday.
To quote: Since we released Fast Draw Showdown a while back, classic arcade gamers have been begging us to revamp Mad Dog McCree and launch it on PSN. Well, we're stoked to announce that ALG classic Mad Dog McCree - in all its FMV glory - will be releasing this Tuesday, January 22nd on PlayStation Store.
We've completely remastered this shooter from the ground up, so get ready to unholster your PlayStation Move motion controller and take down that ruthless outlaw Mad Dog McCree!
This PS3 release includes a bunch of new features you could never get in the arcades. First off, the original video has been remastered in 720p and a fresh new interface was created to give a true western feel. Fresh difficulty modes will give even the fastest quickdraw a run to take out these vicious outlaws and post high scores to the worldwide Leaderboards.
Many gamers have fond memories of playing Mad Dog McCree in their local arcades and pizza shops, trying to show up their friends to see who the fastest gun is. Well, on top of the remastered HD video, leaderboards and Trophies, we've...
54w ago - Halfbrick's Phil Larsen has announced alongside a video trailer that Jetpack Joyride flies to PSP, PS Vita and PlayStation 3 today.
Below are the details, to quote: Hi there! Alexey Menshikov of Beatshapers and I are happy that one of the biggest names in mobile gaming - Jetpack Joyride - is coming to PSN in North America this week for $3.99.
With over 35 million downloads around the world so far, millions more can now suit up as Barry Steakfries and join in the high-flying phenomenon.
Down on his luck as a struggling gramophone salesman, Barry comes across the "secret" laboratory of Legitimate Research, a corporation dedicated to developing crazy new technologies.
Seizing the chance to become a hero, Barry begins his ride after commandeering a jetpack and making good his escape. That's where you'll jump in and guide his adventure with accessible one-button gameplay.
Along the way, you must avoid lasers, missiles and electro zappers, all the while grabbing coins and trying out even more ridiculous vehicles - Lil' Stomper, Profit Bird and the robot dragon himself, Mr. Cuddles!
The game features a robust Stash system, where everyone can upgrade their gear, change the...
55w ago - Foddy Founder and Head Honcho Bennett Foddy has shared a Sportsfriends: Super Pole Riders video today spotlighting the building of a better Pole Riders for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: In 2010, when I started making Pole Riders, my original plan was to make a straight pole-vaulting game, like the ones in Summer Games or Daley Thompson's Decathlon, both games that were super-popular when I was six years old. Back in 1984, local multiplayer games were nearing the peak of their popularity.
In the arcades, there were games like Joust and Track & Field, but at home, and in the public libraries, the Epyx compilations ruled the roost: not just Summer Games but Winter Games and the immortal California Games too. I was absolutely obsessed with the pole-vault event in Summer Games and for the longest time, I wanted to make my own version of it.
Perhaps it's no coincidence, then, that I'm now involved in Sportsfriends, which is a spiritual successor to Summer Games - a compilation of four sports-themed games, to be played by up to four friends on the one couch.
But unlike the old Epyx compilations, none of the Sportsfriends games play it straight. Hokra is a hockey game with no goals and no sticks. BaraBariBall is a volleyball game with no net, where the...
It's a super-fast, super fun arcade racer with beautiful environments, incredible stunts and unrivalled speed. Mad Riders is full of content: 45 tracks, customizable vehicles and drivers, various single-player and multiplayer modes.
The challenge was to do something different than the traditional package for a racing game and we think we have a game that offers great value for money!
Can you describe the idea behind the development of Mad Riders in one word?
Most definitely 'fun'! Mad Riders was never meant to be a simulator, it's an arcade game that had to be easy to pick up and enjoyable for anyone.
We needed to get into this crazy mind-set of creating an arcade game in the best sense of the word, old school fun for everyone but infused with the spirit of competition, and this "No way! Did you see THAT?!" feeling you get when playing with friends.
So you're getting hours of fun for the price of a large pizza, now is this stuff extreme or what?!