Article Archive for February 2010
Today the US PlayStation website received an unexpected revamp with a brand new cleaner look.
The old dark black site that we have become used to has now disappeared in favour of a brighter grey feel that is more akin to its European counterpart.
This is one epic packshot.
The kingdom of Dotnia needs your help! With the power of nostalgia and a really huge sword, you are the chosen one to vanquish all evil. Dramatic? Perhaps.
One of the last times Lara Croft was mentioned at Attitude Towers, it caused a bit of a storm. This time things are much less heated, and far more public spirited!
It’s just over a year since Killzone 2 landed on the PS3, and brought with it the best graphics we had ever seen for a console game.
To celebrate the anniversary, Guerrilla Games are giving away four …
Square Enix London has just announced that the demo for Just Cause 2 will be released next week.
Believe it or not, Yakuza 3 is not just about beating up dudes in Japan. The latest trailer from SEGA shows us the various locations of the game and what you can do in them.
Massive Japanese publication Famitsu have listed their favourite games on the Japanese PlaySation Store.
At the top of the pile sits Valkyria Chronicles 2 then second is Phantasy Star Portable 2, both available on the PSP. Coming in at third place is Wizardry: The Labyrinth of Lost Souls, the highest rated PS3 title.
Famitsu also list their favourite PSOne classics with Final Fantasy VII unsurprisingly taking top spot.
Many of the selection are sadly not available in North American and even fewer make it as far as Europe. Are we missing out?
Not much is known about White Knight Chronicles 2 at this point. However, screenshots do reveal some interesting tidbits about the game.
Lost in Nightmares is the first of two scheduled DLC packages that expand the story of Resident Evil 5, while upgrading the current Mercenaries mode with a few new playable characters.
Does this warrant a purchase and if so, should you download each pack individually or wait for the upcoming Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition?
The Game Group have announced it intends to cut 247 jobs, affecting 43 sites around the country. Both GAME and GameStation stores will be hit, as well as the smaller GAME concessions in Debenhams stores.
Did The Game Group bite off more than it could chew?
Make no mistake, zombies are fun to kill. We’ve had years of pleasure dismembering these lumbering sacks of meat. They allow us to become murderous fiends without our consciences ever getting in the way, but should we feelguilty about all those heads we’ve blown off with a rusty sawn -off shotgun? Of course not; zombies don’t have feelings – we’re doing them a favour by freeing them from the undignified situations they are in.
Nevertheless, maybe they deserve a break because they are being so over-used they’re starting to lose their impact.
There are three demos this week. One for Darksiders, Digger HD, and God of War III. The Darksiders demo is a 90 minute epic of the entire first dungeon from the game. The GOW3 demo requires no introduction.
A true PSone Classic is now available on the PSN. Please welcome Grandia! There’s also a new turn-based strategy game out and it’s called Greed Corps.
There’s tons of DLC this week for Uncharted 2, LittlebigPlanet, Borderlands, and more.
A few games are on sale as well. Warhawk is only $14.99! Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix is also half-priced.
Welcome to the Homerun for the 25th of February 2010 – the best place for news and views on the latest content for PlayStation Home.
This week is dominated by costumes for different gaming franchises, and a White Knight Chronicles photo competition.
Digital Battle has formulated a list of the top ten most expensive game budgets of all time, proving that this generation of gaming is by far the most expensive ever.
There are five titles representing PS3 on the list through Killzone 2, L.A. Noire, Metal Gear Solid 4, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Theft Auto IV. With a budget of 100 million dollars, Grand Theft Auto IV is way ahead at the top. Final Fantasy XII is the only representative from the PS2 era listed.
Heavy Rain released in Europe on Wednesday, or comes out tomorrow in the UK.
Many of you have purchased or pre-ordered the special edition of the game that comes with the first episode of DLC, a dynamic theme, and the soundtrack.
Sales figures for the PS3 are on course to meet the fiscal year target of 13 million, according to Jack Tretton, chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment of America.
It has been a good year for Sony with a price drop and the release of the Slim model sparking a large upsurge in sales from September. The number of units sold on week 36 was up 999% from week 35. It just goes to show the difference a competitive pricing point can make.
There’s one demo this week and it contains the entire first dungeon from Darksiders. It’s supposed to be a 90 minute epic, so be sure to check that out.
If you like turn-based strategy games, you might want to try Greed Corp. It’s the only new game available aside from Age of Zombies.The rest of the update is pretty much DLC and old discounts.
There’s new DLC for Valkyria Chronicles, Uncharted 2, Borderlands, LittleBigPlanet, and more! It’s a downloadable content overload!
Don’t forget that Blue Toad Murder Files episode 3 is free as long as you have the first episode. Take advantage of this deal while it lasts!
The Western release of Yakuza 3 will not include Hostess Bars or Japanese history trivia.