Article Archive for September 2011
Amid mass speculation that subscription numbers had significantly dropped off in the months since its initial release on the PS3, Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has altered the business model of DC Universe Online (DCUO) to incorporate free-to-play.
When can you expect to get in for free and what does this mean for those that already purchased monthly or lifetime subscriptions (you didn’t buy one of those did you?)?
What was once PixelJunk Lifelike is now PixelJunk 4am. The upcoming downloadable title from Q-Games, makers of, well the PixelJunk series has flipped the script on us at the Tokyo Games Show.
Q-Games president Dylan Cuthbert (@dylancuthbert) would like to explain.
With the war between EA’s Battlefield 3 and Activision’s Modern Warfare 3 breathing down our proverbial necks EA has hand-picked a set of screenshots to remind us all just how effin’ good Battlefield 3 looks, because it’s never too early to propagandize.
Tomorrow sees the end of our ’20 Days of PSN’ feature. Tune in then to discover the best PSN game, but today we can reveal the next best thing. It’s the marvellous PixelJunk Shooter from Q-Games. Read on to find out what makes PixelJunk Shooter worthy of such a lofty position.
The WipEout series has been a PlayStation stable since its initial release in 1995 and has appeared on every platform in some form. Released in 2008, WipEout HD marked the series’ debut on the PS3 with 1080p graphics, 60 frames per second visuals, and 5.1 surround sound. In essence, it was one of the biggest downloadable titles at its time, with a $19.99 price tag to prove it.
It was worth every penny though as the game featured five game modes, online play, split screen multiplayer and an optional SIXAXIS control scheme. For these reasons and more, WipEout HD is #3 on PS3 Attitude’s Top 20 PSN titles.
Ratchet and Clank are some of the biggest stars of PlayStation, so its no surprise that their PSN debut come in at #4 on our top 20.
Upon its release in July, Bastion was met with near universal acclaim, due to its deep story, satisfying gameplay, and incredible presentation. Unfortunately for PS3 users, Bastion is currently only available on Xbox Live and Steam. However, PS3 Attitude contacted the developer, and they revealed that a PSN release for their awesome debut title isn’t out of the question…
NIS America today announced two new PS3 titles at a special Tokyo Game Show launch event, including a new IP from Tenchu developer Acquire called Clan of Champions and a sequel to Hyperdimension Neptunia. Both are slated for a spring 2012 release.
Joe Danger is undoubtedly the star of the PSN. Developed by the astonishingly talented Hello Games, Joe Danger lands in at #5 on our top 20.
The final week of PlayStation Network PLAY bears the release of the recently previewed Renegade Ops. Additional downloads include the awe-inspiring god game From Dust and a very nice selection of full game downloads of PS3 games.
This is a good week all around. Read on and start downloading.
An egotistical lead character, lots of zany randomness, uber-colourful environments and whack-a-mole gameplay — the DeathSpank series definitely sits in the “love/hate” category, and The Baconing is certainly not going to be to everyone’s taste. The simple rule is, avoid this if you didn’t fancy the last two games or if you cringe at the thought of random humour. Otherwise read on.
Video game royalty makes its presence felt at #6 with the incredibly refreshing, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.
Braid was finally released on the PlayStation Network nearly two years ago, and it remains one of the most unique and best games on the service, due to its ingenious gameplay, beautiful presentation, and ambiguous multi-layered story.
Read on to find out why Braid is #7 in our Top 20 PSN titles…
This weeks North American PS Store update comes with plenty of discounts for Star Wars fans as well as some exciting new games where you can become a god in From Dust or take down the gods in God of War: Origins.
Also, if you’ve yet to play Bulletstorm you can now purchase a digital copy of the entire game straight from your console. Rounding out the downloadable games is Renegade Ops, Ferrari – The Race Experience and Elemental Monster Online Card Game. No matter your tastes, you’re bound to find something to enjoy this week.
Red Dead Redemption was released to critical acclaim last year, earning multiple “Game of the Year” awards from critics and fans alike.
Just in case you haven’t played this amazing game yet, Rockstar has announced that Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition will be hitting store shelves next month, packed with tons of extra content so you can catch up.
If you were a fan of action/adventure or platformer games on the PS2, the chances are you played Jak & Daxter and Ratchet & Clank. However, one game you probably didn’t play was 2003’s Beyond Good & Evil, which despite being very well received by critics, was a commercial failure.
Luckily, Ubisoft has given all of us who missed it the first time around a second chance to experience it, in the form of Beyond Good & Evil HD, which features updated visuals and PSN trophies, and is available for a ridiculously low price.
Read on to find out why Beyond Good & Evil HD is #8 in our Top 20 PSN titles…
Super Stardust HD blasts in at #9 in our ‘20 Days of PSN’. This glorious twin-stick asteroid shooter is Housemarque’s second entry in our list, after Dead Nation came in at #13, proving that they really are one of PSN’s best developers. Read on to find out what makes Super Stardust HD so special.
At long last Rockstar Games has officially announced the 2012 release of Max Payne 3. Once again Max will have to overcome the demons of his past only this time he’s bringing multiplayer with him.
Believe it or not, we have now reached the halfway point in our 20 Days of PSN feature. Taking the #10 spot is Limbo, a unique adventure through a strange and unforgiving world.
Read on to find out why Limbo is #10 in our Top 20 PSN titles…