Article Archive for September 2009
While we were aware that 3D is the next step for gaming, we had no idea that all past, present, and future games can support the “realistic” effect. According to engadget, the PS3 is perfectly capable at outputing 3D signals to TVs and that a future firmware update in 2010 could bring the mode to all existing games…
Earlier this week, news broke that Disney will be acquiring Marvel Entertainment and its vast portfolio of over 5000 characters. The agreement came to Marvel shareholders receiving $30 in cash and about 0.745 shares of Disney for each share they held, totaling approximately $4 billion.
As fans of both Disney and Marvel, we can’t help but wonder how this will affect the gaming community. Will we be seeing a cross-over game featuring superheroes and cartoon characters ala Kingdom Hearts or will the differences be much more subtle?
Bioshock 2 is coming.
With the single player mode set some time after the original game and the multiplayer aspect set prior to the first game’s story, we don’t mind telling you we were concerned about the continuity of the game as a whole.
That and we were worried the game would lose the Bioshock ‘feel’. Note we said were; past tense.
Shuhei Yoshida, president of worldwide studios for Sony Computer Entertainment, believes that the company was “late” in bringing a proper integrated online experience for the PlayStation brand.
He has been speaking to Edge magazine where he admits that they have lagged behind Microsoft in developing the PlayStation Network…
Ubisoft have revealed the first gameplay trailer for Assassin’s Creed II, and it looks like an absolute corker.
We could spend ages waxing lyrical about it, but I’m sure you just want to get on with clicking ‘Play’ and seeing for yourself…
The one feature that the PS3 Slim lacks but all of its bigger and fatter brothers do have is the support for ‘Other OS’, in other words the ability to install Linux on the system.
Although it isn’t really a feature that has taken off, some users are a little annoyed that they cannot enjoy the same pleasure as others
Gather around the fireplace, kiddies. It’s time for another tale of adventure, mystery, and a whole lot of bloodshed. That’s right, we have a new trailer for Fairytale Fights; this one showcasing all four playable characters hacking and slashing their way through our beloved fairytale creatures.
Watch as Little Red Riding Hood, Snow White, The Naked Emperor, and Jack take on the imaginary kingdom of our dreams in this nightmare of a trailer. Fighting fair definitely isn’t the fairytale way…
Remember the classic Combat2600 on your old school Atari? No? Well, two players would navigate their blocks (tanks) around a board filled with walls and attempt to destroy each other. Back in the day, it was a blast!
Gameloft has decided to bring that classic gameplay back with Battle Tanks, a rocket filled playground where the last tank standing is victorious.
We’re not quite sure how we missed this when it was added to Life With PlayStation a couple of weeks ago, but better late than never, eh?
The new World Heritage channel on Life With PlayStation is the PS3 version of Sony’s ‘Alpha CLOCK’ project. “What is that when it’s at home?”, we hear you cry…
Remember we all got super-excited about the prospect of getting the original God of War goodness in 720p on out PS3s in time for Christmas?
Well, cool your Blades of Chaos and prepare yourself for bad news if you live in Europe.
We understand that PS3 boxart isn’t amongst the most interesting topics but since Sony has completely redesigned the PlayStation 3, and its logos, they would have to change the style of the branding on games to suit.
We now have a full proper look at the revised design which was released onto the PlayStation Blog today.
Scene It? is that game that is very much like Buzz! but has only ever featured on the Xbox 360 before now. In fact, it was one of the titles Microsoft focused on for their advertising campaign last year, using it to show the accessibility of the console.
Today, Screenlife have announced the latest iteration of the franchise – ludicrously entitled Scene It? Bright Lights! Big Screen! – will be the first of the set to make it on to the PlayStation 3. The game will also debut on the Wii and return to the 360.
New details have emerged on who the typical users of the PlayStation Network are in North America, and it provides with some interesting results.
Demon’s Souls is shaping up to be a pretty awesome game, judging by this latest walkthrough trailer.
We have to admit, we were a bit concerned after early footage seemed to portray the player as a character with little strength, who died if anything heavier than a dust particle hit them.
Thankfully, we can put those fears to one side now.
Infinity Ward have updated their YouTube page with a new video showcasing a multiplayer match of Capture the Flag. Watch as two soldiers use teamwork to completely dominate the map and successfully deliver the flag to their base.
Gunfire, explosions, rockets; Modern Warfare 2 appears to have everything of a AAA game. Be sure to watch through the entire video to see some that the gun is not always mightier than the sword…
If you ever felt like you were destined for something more than rocking out in the comfort of your own living room, the Rock Band Bar Nights is the thing for you. Now you can take your show on the road to your local watering hole and perform in front of a roaring crowd.
Bars across the U.S. can now host their own Rock Band parties; complete with everything needed to throw the ultimate rock out.
Thanks to the official launch of the PS3 Slim across the world PlayStation 3 owners can now get their hands on Firmware 3.0.
So what does the latest upgrade offer and, most importantly of all, do the battery meter and clock still clash on screen?
Remember in our EyePet preview we revealed the system by which you can clean your rat monkey critter?
Well, now there is a video showing this off.
High quality cam footage from the floor at GamesCom 09 lets us all see the creature (and the game) being put through its paces in real time; no smoke and mirrors here. It’s at the end of the video, for the impatient out there.