Article Archive for September 2010
Capcom just released new screenshots featuring Spider-Man and Wesker in Marvel vs. Capcom 3.
Blade Kitten is now available in North America and we have some impressions and a gameplay video to share. Meow.
Sit back, stop everything you’re doing, relax, and watch nine and a half minutes of gripping gameplay footage from BioShock Infinite. Don’t let anything distract you because, believe us, you won’t want to miss a thing as there is a lot to digest.
Rock Band 3 is a little more than a month away and to prepare for its release, MTV Games and Harmonix have announced a special sale for select DLC singles, song packs, and albums so …
Ignition Entertainment were proud to walk away from the Tokyo Game Show with the approval of the masses. The 200,000 attendees voted Ignition’s El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron as their ‘Future Game of the Show 2010.’ You can’t fail to be impressed by a game that not only has a distinctive visual style, but one that also finds its inspiration in old religious texts to boot.
The PSN has had ridiculously good updates lately. This update came earlier than usual thanks to a scheduled maintenance. If you didn’t access the Store before the maintenance started then you’re out of luck until it finishes at 5pm pacific.
First, there’s a bunch of deals for the pointless PlayStation Plus subscription service. Zen Pinball is free, amongst other games. Swords & Soldiers is available earlier for PS Plus members as well.
In terms of deals, Mega Man 10 is half priced. Definitely pick that up. If you wait until next week, Mega Man 9, 10, and avatars will be bundled together for $14.99.
Next we have three new games: Blade Kitten, DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue, and Sonic Adventure. Ok, maybe Sonic Adventure isn’t exactly new but you know what we mean. If that’s not enough for you, there’s actually a whopping seven demos to try out.
The PSone Import Store makes its debut this week. The first two games available are Cho Aniki and Gaia Seed, two classic Japanese exclusive shmups.
If you’ve had a chance to check out the PlayStation Store update, you may have noticed that the demo for Enslaved: Odyssey to the West has arrived. If you haven’t… then what are you doing here, you should be downloading it! In any case, we’ve also got a new developer diary from Ninja Theory about their newest title. Come inside to check it out.
The PS3 can now play 3D Blu-ray movies. The additional features in this update aren’t too shabby either.
At Gamescom 2010, Irrational Games showed to journalists gameplay footage from BioShock Infinite and, as of tomorrow, they will start distributing this footage to a wider audience. To build anticipation for this moment, Irrational have been drip feeding us information over the past ten days, through their website, with a series of articles entitled, ‘Ten things you should know about BioShock Infinite.’
With over a quarter of a million votes cast, the long list phase of voting in the 28th Annual Golden Joystick Awards is over.
Now the short lists have been revealed for the biggest gaming awards …
Expect Blade Kitten in today’s PlayStation Store update in North America.
Expect a bunch of new content in North America later today.
Planet MiniGolf was one of the games that received the patch treatment for the PlayStation Move over the weekend but you’ll be pleased to know that it includes a variety of other features besides support for the motion controller.
“Japan is at least five years behind [Western developers]” and “everyone’s making awful games.” That’s the bleak view Keiji Inafune has of the Japanese games industry right now. Capcom’s head of global research and development even includes his own company in his criticism, “Capcom is barely keeping up.”
So much happened at the Tokyo Game Show that it’s easy to lose track of all the news. There were grown men crying, Samba Buses sliding, Dante looking hellish and Hell looking stylish; NIS embraced Hi-Res sprites and SEGA enlisted zombies. So basically we had a lot of shocks, surprises, some predictability and plenty of wow moments.
TGS, more than anything, showed that Japanese game development is still going strong today, despite rumours of the contrary. Japanese developers are still pumping out hugely inventive, aesthetically pleasing titles – the sort of games that make you say, “that must come from Japan.”
For this article, we have accumulate ten thoughts to take away from this year’s TGS. They weren’t all positive but most of them were…
Even though the event is over, that’s not going to stop us from continuing to bring you all the information from TGS. Next up is a plethora is new stuff for Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Click the title to see what we’ve got.
Believe it or not, the PlayStation 3 was released nearly four years ago, and since then the console has been graced with hundreds of great titles. Therefore, we at PS3 Attitude thought we’d take some time to pay tribute to the people who create the games that make our mundane lives just that little bit more entertaining: the developers.
Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing our one hundred favourite developers, and believe us when we say that there are some incredibly talented teams included. We’ve now revealed forty developers in our mammoth list, and today we’re revealing another ten.
Aside from the Medal of Honor video we just showed you, another piece of news that flew under the radar last week is a new trailer for the Vietnam expansion of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 that’s coming this winter. Jump in to see it.
We had quite the stream of news flowing out of TGS last week. In case you missed it, you can see everything we reported, here. We came to realize today that there were a few pieces of news that didn’t come out of TGS that you may have missed, starting with a new Medal of Honor trailer. Come inside to check it out.