2d ago - Crystal Dynamics Executive Producer Scot Amos announced today that the Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition hits PS4 on January 28th, 2014.
Below are the details, to quote: Hi everyone, I'm Scot Amos, executive producer at Crystal Dynamics. On January 28th of 2014, we're bringing the award-winning Tomb Raider experience to PS4 in the form of Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition.
Recreating our franchise for PS4 was a true labor of love for the team. The critically acclaimed story and action adventure remain solidly intact and as riveting as ever. However, we took the opportunity to use the increased horsepower of the hardware to create the Tomb Raider we always envisioned.
We had a core team here at Crystal collaborating with the super talented teams at United Front Games (who worked with Square Enix on Sleeping Dogs) and Nixxes (whom Crystal has partnered with since the Legacy of Kain days). Together, we pulled the game apart and painstakingly rebuilt it with enhanced visual fidelity, realism, and a new immersive richness to the world.
Getting our gameplay up to native 1080p meant increasing all of our texture resolutions by over 4x so the details and nuances can be seen in their full glory.
However, it's subtleties like our subsurface scattering technology - how we...
5d ago - Sony Brand Marketing Manager of Emerging Platforms Jamaal Moore is here with this weeks PlayStation Mobile updates, which introduce more free games for the holiday season.
To quote: Last week, we kicked off our Festive Giveaway promotion and gave you Rymdkapsel and Passing Time to enjoy over the Thanksgiving weekend. This week, we're giving you two more great games for free: Gun Commando and Mononoke Slashdown.
Over the next few weeks, we'll announce two new PS Mobile games that will be free on the PlayStation.Blog. So keep checking back with us over the holidays to find out which games will be free during the Festive Giveaway.
Gun Commando by Ripstone Ltd.
Gun Commando is a fusion of classic shoot-em-ups and first-person shooters with a unique and action-packed campaign. Earth has been taken by alien forces, and all that stands between the oblivious civilians and their grim fate is you; a war-torn veteran commando with a large arsenal of advanced weaponry. Your deadliest mission yet takes you on a city-wide journey of destruction, where you must attempt to single-handedly take out the invading alien forces.
Mononoke Slashdown by F K Digital
Mononoke Slashdown is a side-scrolling, hack and slash game from F K Digital. As the ninja Kagemaru,...
2w ago - Sony Brand Marketing Manager of Emerging Platforms Jamaal Moore announced some free PlayStation Mobile games for the holidays today.
To quote: The end of the year is almost here, and we're in a festive mood. Starting today, we will be giving away 10 free games (two each week for five weeks) to all PS Mobile gamers.
Between November 27th and December 18th of 2013, and then from January 8th through January 22nd of 2014, you can download two PS Mobile games to play on your PlayStation Certified smartphone, tablet, or PS Vita for free!
Every week, during the promotional period, we will announce which two games will be free on PlayStation.Blog. Keep checking back with us over the holiday season to find out what the next games in the Festive Giveaway will be.
The first two games, available later today, will be Passing Time and Rymdkapsel.
Passing Time by Honeyslug
Passing Time is a touch controlled football game from the developer behind Frobisher Says! on the PS Vita. Pass the ball and burn the opposition with a blistering fireball, prove your slow motion skills by mastering the rock ball and show off your one touch finesse with the explosive bomb ball.
3w ago - Sony President & CEO Jack Tretton cordially announced today that the PS4 videogaming and entertainment system is now available in North America alongside a PS4 Launch Games List below!
To quote: Today is a historic day for PlayStation - and gamers everywhere - as we usher in a new era of gaming with the North American launch of PlayStation 4.
We have poured an incredible amount of power and innovation into PS4 to bring you the most immersive, jaw-dropping gaming and entertainment experiences imaginable. Now you get to see for yourself why PlayStation is the best place to play.
This past week we celebrated the launch of PS4 with bi-coastal events taking place in New York City and San Francisco. I can't imagine a better way to introduce a new platform into the growing world of PlayStation than being in two of the biggest cities in the U.S. and live streaming all of the action to you.
Since we introduced PlayStation 4 earlier this year, feedback from the gaming community has been phenomenal. With media reviews saying that the PS4 is "just shy of perfection" and that it is "an impressive package for gamers," it's clear that PS4′s horsepower, deep social capabilities, network features, and amazing gameplay have struck a chord.
4w ago - Following up on the influx of PS4 UI videos, below are some more PS4 videos today from IGN detailing how the first time bootup and setup of PlayStation 4 looks alongside a demo video of PS4's fast-loading games.
To quote: PS4: BOOTING IT UP FOR THE FIRST TIME
We show you what the PlayStation 4 will look like when you bring it home and boot it up for the first time.
PS4'S FAST-LOADING GAMES (DEMO) - IGN LIVE PRESENTS: PS4 PRE-LAUNCH PARTY
Here's one thing to love about the PlayStation 4 - booting up games can be really fast. Watch as we hop in and out of Killzone, and the home interface.