17w ago - Executive Producer Scott Krager revealed the Skylanders Swap Force Dark Edition and Special Edition for PS3 today with details below.
To quote: In the beginning there was magic... There's this magical moment when a Skylanders fan puts a toy on the Portal of Power and watches the character burst to life in the game.
In fact, that's our official term for this experience - Magic Moment. It was coined shortly after the start of development on the first Skylanders game back in late 2008.
As the team watched the first group of kid playtesters experience a physical toy come to life in a videogame - bringing together two things they love most - it was pure magic for them and us. Since then, the term has been a fundamental part of the Skylanders lexicon.
And the magic continues... Cut to five years later as we're literally in the final throes of finishing the third game in the series - Skylanders Swap Force - and we're still amazed by just how magical Skylanders is to millions of kids around the world.
To keep the experience magical and adventurous... fun and humorous... epic and engaging... we're always looking for ways to be fresh and innovative. This year with Swap Force, we're introducing...
28w ago - Today Mark Rabo of the Sound Shapes Team has shared details with some special guests in the Milkcrate and Baiyon interview below.
To quote: Everyone has the friends who know all the new bands and all the cool music, who make the mixtapes and the killer roadtrip soundtracks, the friends who you always ask, "What are you listening to?"
We made some good friends creating Sound Shapes, the kind of friends that are deep into games and music. So with Sound Shapes being all about games and music too, we just had to ask them, "So what are you playing?"
Our first Milkcrate release was March 12th and featured six albums we chose here at Queasy. For our second release we've asked our friends at The Verge, Gamespot, and Ghostly International to create Milkcrate albums with their favorite community-made levels.
28w ago - Today RockStar invites fans to pre-order the Grand Theft Auto V Special and Collector's Editions with details of each below.
To quote: We are proud to announce full details of the Special Edition and Collector's Edition of Grand Theft Auto V - which will be available for worldwide pre-order starting today from participating retailers.
As an additional bonus, those who pre-order any edition of Grand Theft Auto V (including the Special Edition, Collector's Edition or the standard retail edition) between now and September 17th will get access to pilot the Atomic Blimp in-game vehicle.
The Grand Theft Auto V Collector's Edition and Grand Theft Auto V Special Edition are the perfect way for fans to celebrate the return of GTA, with special digital content and exclusive Grand Theft Auto V physical items.
32w ago - Sony European Product Manager Elliott Linger shared some new video trailers today spotlighting The Last of Us Special Editions below.
To quote: In only a few weeks you will be able to get your hands on Naughty Dog's hotly anticipated new title The Last of Us!
Set 20 years after a pandemic has radically changed civilization as we know it, The Last of Us follows Joel, a hardened survivor who is hired to smuggle a 14 year-old girl, Ellie, out of an oppressive military quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon transforms into a brutal journey across what remains of the United States.
Across PAL regions, we have two very special editions that you can pre-order now and enjoy as soon as the game hits the shelves on 14th June - the mirror Joel and Ellie editions, based on the game's protagonists.
Check out trailers detailing the contents of each special edition below:
Retailing at €79.99, these limited editions can be pre-ordered now by clicking on the relevant locale link below:
67w ago - Sony European Product Manager Ross Alexander has confirmed the European PS3 release dates for God of War: Ascension today and has detailed the Special Editions below too!
To quote: We are pleased to announce today that God of War: Ascension will release on the following dates:
• UK & Ireland: 15th March 2013
• Australia & New Zealand: 14th March 2013
• Rest of Europe/PAL: 13th March 2013
Available at launch we will have both a Special Edition and Collector's Edition, as well as the standard edition.
The Collector's Edition features the ultimate GoW collectible, a 8″ Kratos figurine. Packaged in a premium steel book game case, the set will also include the official game soundtrack (digital version), a PS3 dynamic theme and avatar pack, a double XP bonus for multiplayer (more info on this soon) and a DLC pass to unlock all future DLC for the game at no additional cost (more info on this soon too).
God Of War: Ascension sees the debut of multiplayer to the series and the dev team are working very hard to create a truly fantastic experience.
If you want to have the edge against your friends as you all face off on the battlefield online, the multiplayer double XP and DLC pass could be the tools to help you rise to the top.