Article Archive for April 2009
This week’s Homerun is here and we have a few things to talk about.
Have a read of our weekly run through of the goings on in the ever expanding world of PlayStation Home.
Europe was a different story. The return of the familiar add-ons of LittleBigPlanet, Rock Band and Guitar Hero comforted him, but the lack of any demos made him ponder. “Maybe they are all still playing those two demos from last week” he reasoned, “I sure am.”
Hong Kong is on the horizon, so is an eerie feeling that he cannot fully understand nor describe. As he sets foot on the once bustling city he knew things were not right. Our humble yet brave staff writer is met with nothingness, something he did not expect to find this day. “This cannot be” he thought to himself, “there must be something. Anything.”
On Monday we heard the exciting news that lucky North American gamers were getting treated to a beta for Uncharted 2’s multiplayer when purchasing a copy of inFamous.
At the time, there were no details for when people outside of NA were to hear a similar deal, or if the beta would be distributed via a different manner.
One of our favourite features over at the official PlayStation blog is when they get a Producer to talk about an upcoming game and he or she sticks around and gives some instant feedback to the commenters.
Gordon Van Dyke, Producer of upcoming PSN multiplayer only title Battlefield 1943, has taken the proverbial biscuit however and now officially holds the record of most answered questions over at the PS blog.
Out of the caves a staff writer emerges, freeing himself from a ghastly spell. Once out of that dark and awful place, his senses come back to him ever so slowly. Finally realizing just how long he was imprisoned away from the Tower, his colleagues, friends and his public; he bows his head in shame. “I have failed them all” he mutters, clinching his fist in anger. He knows what must be done. He knows only he can do it. And so begins his quest for redemption, first stop: Japan.
When a cannot-be-named-at-this-time developer contacted us wondering if we’d be interested in breaking the news of their new title, we thought about it for all of two nanoseconds and then promptly cleared our schedule.
We’ve been hinting at it over on Twitter for nearly a week but, thankfully, we can now finally reveal what all the secrecy has been about.
Ubisoft have discussed their financial plans for this year (being a financial one expect it to end just before April 2010) and have highlighted the existence of a title previously unannounced.
Quoted as one of its “flagship titles”, Ghost Recon 4 is confirmed as in development and, though technically unconfirmed for the PS3 at this time, considering its predecessor Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 graced the PS3, it would be a shock of massive proportions for this new Recon to not feature on our console of choice.
We’ve mentioned Vidzone, the free music video service coming to the PS3, in the past but there hasn’t been much of an update as to if this feature was even still in development…until now. The official UK Playstation website has updated to included news regarding this free application.
If you have never played a Katamari game before, our excitement about the announcement of the next game – Katamari Forever – will probably be lost on you completely.
But for those of you who have played any of the Katamari games before, you know why we’re stoked, right?
If you’re up to date on your comic lore, you’ll know that the Doomsday character was created back in the ’90s with one blatant task in mind, to kill Superman – a feat he accomplished after a prodigious battle across Metropolis.
Fans of the mute Superman-slayer may be wondering how he will appear in the upcoming DC Universe Online MMO. We’re happy to say that, unlike other media (we’re looking at you Smallville), Doomsday’s origin, powers and motives are pretty much identical to how he first appeared back in 1992.
Just in case a brand new gameplay trailer isn’t enough for you, we thought we’d deliver some juicy screenshots for your eyes.
Sony have upped their game lately with the amount of news and info coming out on the title, which is a very good sign and promising for a potential release by the end of the year or beginning of next.
You know what awesome truly means after watching a new official gameplay trailer of one of the most hyped PS3 games released as part of Sony’s Gamers Day 09.
Massive Action Game (MAG) is a 256 player MMO coming to the PS3, and of course we at PS3 Attitude have been excited for this game for a long time, in fact since its announcement at E3.
Another title that was announced at a former E3 (2008, if you must know), Singularity has been gaining a lot of interest lately.
The latest gameplay videos show us a number of interesting mechanics, making this more than just your usual run-of-the-mill FPS title.
But with the poor success of (possibly) similar titles such as Fracture and Timeshift, will Singularity have enough gravitational pull to make it really stand out from the burgeoning shooter crowd?
Think your clan is the best at Killzone 2? Now you have the chance to prove it in the first ever, Killzone 2 Online Championships presented by SCEA and MLG Gamebattles.
This is your chance to win some amazing prizes including busts, assault rifle replicas, and the ever awesome life-size Helghast suits and yes, they are wearable. Unfortunately this competition is only open to US residents, age 13 or older. Sorry Europeans, hopefully SCEE will follow suit shortly and announce their own championships.
Like ravenous hyenas eyeing a distant prey, we’ve sat for days, unmoving and eager for any sign of more information about PixelJunk’s unnamed 1-4 title.
Thanks to our friends over at The Sixth Axis, we now have our first glimpse at how the new game looks in motion. And boy is it beautiful.
Considering the NDA was as dense and twisty as a new Dan Brown novel, we’re still not sure what we’re even allowed say about what went on in the Free Realms beta.
Of course, it’s all moot now as the game has officially climbed from its sticky protective cocoon and, like a beautiful butterfly; transformed into a delicate creature of hope and wonder, it’s now live for everyone to go in, create a character and start those cooking challenges.
It’s caused a schism here among us writers for being too soon, too disrespectful, too … Iraqi – but, no matter how you look at it, Konami’s decision to pull out of publishing Atomic Games’ Six Days of Fallujah like it was Saigon circa 1975 has lead to one stark and obvious fact – Atomic need a new publisher.
Speaking of badly kept secrets, you may recall that countdown site we mentioned last week. As it’s now resembling an Icelandic bank’s balance sheet (showing nothing but zeroes) it’s time to perform the big reveal.
Who are we kidding? We’ve all known Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 is on its way but at least now, thanks to the guys over at Capcom community, we have a slew of new details about the upcoming PSN remake.