91w ago - Following up on Part 2, today Zipper Interactive Community Manager Chris Roper has shared the third part in the Unit 13 PS Vita training video series dubbed Sharing and Competing below.
To quote: Today is the third and final day of our in-depth training series for Unit 13, the PlayStation Vita exclusive released earlier this week.
This three-part in-depth video series teaches you everything from the core fundamentals of how to play the game to tips on how to tackle each mission type and even how to fully take advantage of Unit 13′s networking features.
Today's video, "Sharing and Competing", covers Unit 13′s robust networking capabilities. Able to utilize PlayStation Vita's 3G capabilities, Unit 13 features always-on leaderboards, Daily Challenges, High Value Target sharing via Near, and much more.
We're also going to give you a look at Unit 13's new two-player cooperative multiplayer over WiFi. Two players can take on any of the game's 36 main missions, mixing and matching operatives and arsenals any way you see fit.
You'll get scoring bonuses for working together as a team, and specialized...
109w ago - Previously Sony confirmed that PSN users can activate downloaded games on to up to five different PS3 or PSP systems, but today PlayStation Network Operations VP Gordon Thornton has announced this policy is being changed to only two- possibly to curb game sharing.
One alternative for those on PS3 Custom Firmware is to check out the PlayStation 3 homebrew exdata license reactivation tool ReActPSN which currently reactivates PlayStation Network data.
To quote: We'd like to inform you of some upcoming changes to the usage policies for PlayStation Network game content.
As of November 18, 2011, the number of devices that can be activated on one PlayStation Network account for game content purchased from the PlayStation Store will be updated.
For game content purchased after November 18, 2011, a new policy will apply and the number of devices that can be activated will be as follows:
188w ago - Not long ago several developers voiced their opinions on PSN game sharing, and today on his blog video game designer David Jaffe clarifies his Tweet against PSN game sharing as well as his stance on PS3 DLC.
For those unaware, David Jaffe is best known for directing the PlayStation Twisted Metal series and more recently God of War.
Check out the video below (starting at minute mark 2:42 onward) and from his blog entry, to quote:
"FINALLY got my video blogs working again! Pardon the bed head and the messy office. Between tons of work and 2 sick kids at home, it's been a hell of a week so far!"
210w ago - Update: It appears Dylan Cuthbert is not alone on his stance towards PSN gamesharing, as David Jaffe also recently Tweeted his thoughts against it.
Recently it was reported that the PSN European Terms of Service only allowed three activations, which was quickly corrected by SCEE's MusterBuster stating it was a typo and five activations are still allowed on the PS3.
During that time Dylan Cuthbert (developer of the upcoming PixelJunk Shooter) of Q-Games commented on PSN game sharing via Twitter, to quote:
"Good news, 3 is plenty!"
When someone asked what will happen to the limit if his PlayStation 3 broke down, he responded with the following:
"If you had a lot of hardware failures Sony are actually quite receptive to resetting the count (if you ask them nicely)."
Finally, he added the following statement in regards to game sharing:
"Running on 3 accounts should be enough for anyone really, and re-downloading is unlimited - the 24hr lockout is fairest tho."
235w ago - Update: We experienced a minor glitch this morning with the Buzz space in PlayStation. We know what the issue is and we are working to resolve it as soon as possible. Please check back with the blog for an update on when it will go live.
Today PlayStation Home Community Manager CydoniaX has announced that Photo Sharing is coming to PlayStation Home, as follows:
Greetings, Homies. Fasten your seatbelts, because we have the most exciting news to hit PlayStation Home since Open Beta! We know you loyal Home fans have been asking for media sharing since the get-go, and we're very happy to tell you that the first stage is here!
Photo sharing, the first feature to support user-generated content, is finally coming to PlayStation Home! Starting today, Thursday, June 4th, you'll be able to purchase picture frames in the Mall, upload photos from your hard drive or select from a gallery of default pictures, and then display them in your personal apartments.
So if you've got photos from your latest game tournament that you want to share, all you have to do is upload them, choose the angle and size options for display, and then invite your friends back to your Home pad for your viewing party. Awesome!
But that's not all! As usual, we have more exciting content...