165w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has announced today that Vanquish hits PS3 this week, and shared a fresh video alongside new PlayStation 3 demo details.
To quote: Recently, I ran into SEGA's Julian Mehlfeld on the way to Toronto for our Canadian Press Event and Reader Meetup.
He promised to show off something new from upcoming Platinum Games shooter Vanquish for the first time at this event: Area 4-1 "Silence."
Here's what we talked about during the demo, and some extended gameplay video to hammer home the points he makes about the game's detail and frenetic gameplay.
Jeff Rubenstein, PS Blog: What are we seeing here?
Julian Mehlfeld, SEGA of America: This section of the game takes place in a forested area. In the last section you're in a transport escaping from what I will not describe - you can see it from yourself when you get the game when it comes out.
You've crash landed in a park. A lot of areas of the game are very industrial - if you've played through the demo, you've got a good sense of that. In this section there's more trees and grass, and kind of a change of pace both in color and environment.
You'll have different cover points, different environmental obstacles....
172w ago - Today Sega's Associate Community Manager Julian Mehlfeld has announced that the Vanquish PS3 demo arrives on PSN next week.
To quote: I'm very happy to be writing all about our soon-to-release Vanquish demo for PlayStation 3, which should be out on August 31 across PSN.
For everyone at SEGA, this is very exciting news, and we hope you enjoy taking a spin on SEGA and PlatinumGames newest offering.
Before we jump into the details, I want to give you a quick bit of info on the setting, the game, and then offer you a bit of a challenge. The Story So Far...
Vanquish is set in a desperate future, one that centers around exponential population growth, a demand for resources, and a political power play from Russia that lands you in the heart of the action aboard an orbiting space station.
You play Sam Gideon, DARPA Agent and co-designer of some very advanced technology - the Augmented Reaction Suit (ARS). Your mission is to work with the infiltrating military to restore order, find your fellow agents, and prevent an attack on New York City, among other American targets.
The Secret to Success: Vanquish is the newest game from the mind of Shinji Mikami, creator of...