9w 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...
82w ago - Assistant Producer Nicolo Accordino has posted up a video today announcing that Smart As will be bringing next-gen brain training to PS Vita this Fall.
To quote: It's my pleasure to bring you news of a brand new mind-sharpening game for PS Vita: Smart As.
Launching this fall, Smart As is a social brain-training experience that will put your brain to the test with 20 unique, engaging, tactile and highly interactive puzzle games.
This next-gen puzzle game will also enable you to share your stats with players from around the world using a robust set of social and connective features.
Produced by XDev Europe, Smart As takes full advantage of PS Vita's touchscreens, cameras and Augmented Reality capabilities to deliver Daily Training challenges featuring fun arithmetic, logic, language and observation-based puzzles.
Your scores from each puzzle are used to calculate your overall Brain Power and anybody at any skill level can get in on the fun. The more you play, the better your chances are of increasing your Brain Power score and unlocking new puzzle games.
The best part about Smart As is that it's not just a brain training game; it's a social experience. Once you've earned...
92w 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...
92w ago - Following up on Part 1, Zipper Interactive Community Manager Chris Roper is here with the second training video in the series on Unit 13 for PS Vita dubbed Mastering Game Types.
To quote: We recently kicked off our in-depth training series for Unit 13, the PS Vita exclusive shooter that puts you in the middle of some of the world's deadliest covert missions.
This three-part in-depth video series aims to teach 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 we're unveiling the second installment, which introduces you to the various mission types in Unit 13 and gives you advice on how to best approach them. It goes over basic mission rules, tactical strategies for how to take on each objective and things to look out for along the way.
If you missed the first training video be sure to go back and check that out to get a great overview of Unit 13′s fundamentals, and come back on Friday for the final part...
93w ago - Zipper Interactive Community Manager Chris Roper has unveiled the first in a series of training videos on how to play Unit 13 on Sony's new PS Vita handheld console.
To quote: If you're going to go up against the world's deadliest foes you're going to need every advantage that you can get.
Fortunately for you we've got inside tips on how to best tackle Unit 13′s numerous missions, game types, connectivity features and more straight from developer Zipper Interactive.
Over the next week, we'll be rolling out a three-part in-depth video series to teach 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.
Part 1, "How to Play", shows you what it will take to run with the best-of-the-best. It covers everything from a complete control breakdown to tactical combat strategies to Unit 13′s in-depth scoring system. This is as close to a Unit 13 boot camp as you'll get.
The next two videos in the series, "Game Types" and "Sharing and Competing", will be released in the near future right here on the PlayStation.Blog, so check back then for more...