Article Archive for January 2012
Given the run of stellar games that have come out of Bioware and the Mass Effect franchise specifically, most gamers are comfortable with the understanding that the Canada-based development studio will do right by Commander Shepard in Mass Effect 3. What is unknown however is the state of the game’s widely debated multiplayer mode.
Have a look at what the hoopla is all about in the latest trailer.
A pair of videos have been released giving us greater insight into the choice of Death as the main protagonist in Darksiders II as well as Vigil Games’ outlook on the character.
Let the developers tell you what separates the angel of death from his horseman brother.
Unbelievably, it’s been two whole years since the release of Final Fantasy XIII, and it’s now only a matter of days before gamers can finally get their hands on its sequel.
To celebrate its release, PS3 Attitude thought we’d take a look at what Final Fantasy XIII-2 has that its predecessor doesn’t, and why gamers and Final Fantasy fans everywhere should be excited.
“The dream would be that the millions of Call of Duty fans that are enjoying these fast-paced online games are attracted to this Resident Evil”, says Dave Turner, Capcom UK’s head of marketing, following the announcement trailer of Resident Evil 6.
In what is the final update of January the PlayStation Store goes light on the new games but grants a 40-50% discount on 12 games from the Final Fantasy catalog. If you’ve been meaning to get started on the series or perhaps you’re looking for a way to kill 500+ hours of your time, now is a fantastic time to get started.
Other highlights include a new map pack for Assassin’s Creed Revelations and a demo for The Darkness II.
The latest gameplay trailer for Final Fantasy XIII-2 showcases some of the other things you can do aside from the main storyline campaign.
Final Fantasy XIII was criticized for being too linear and having not a lot of variety in its gameplay. XIII-2 aims to drastically change that with a variety of rewarding side quests, puzzle sections, and Captain Cryptic’s “Confounding Quiz.” Will it be enough to keep players interested, though?
This week ‘s PSN update brings a heavy discount on the Capcom Super Pack for PlayStation Plus members. Fans of the Japanese publisher will no doubt find it to their liking.
There isn’t much in the way of highlights this week however there are a couple of worthy demos as well as a beta for Gotham City Imposters.
Have a look won’t you?
There’s a dearth of new games hitting the European networks this week but January’s for catching-up after all. On the docket this week are a barrage of sales and price reductions to aid your bank account post-holiday season.
Highlights include a public beta for Starhawk, an Uncharted 3 multiplayer map, and the second week of the January Sale.
Have a look won’t you?
Capcom has official unveiled the next installment in the Resident Evil franchise. Turns out fans were right in that the creepy No Hope Left viral campaign was indeed for Resident Evil 6. Set 10 years after …
Irrational Games has announced a new “1999 Mode” will be coming to Bioshock Infinite, forcing players to “pick specializations, and focus on them” in one of the most demanding environment.
Two things sped through my mind faster than a Pirahna while playing WipEout HD tracks on PS Vita against a PS3 player: (1) the crossplay worked perfectly, with no noticeable lag or advantage for one format over the other; and (2) it looked much better on the portable.
One of the most intriguing features in Final Fantasy XIII-2 is something called Historia Crux, which allows the player to travel through time. If you’ve been wondering what this actually involves then wonder no more, as Square Enix have revealed all in a brand new gameplay video.
Both Starhawk and Max Payne 3 received brand-spankin’ new release dates today.
Starhawk officially made its way onto the 2012 calendar while Max Payne 3, not to be outdone, issued its second launch date.
No doubt the ’12 for 12′ sale we previewed yesterday takes precedence this week but it’s not the only reason to explore that blue shopping bag that resides on your XMB.
The update also includes a pair of new PSN titles, some digitized games and downloadable content for Uncharted 3.
Have a look.
ATTENTION cheapskates and fiscally responsible gamers, a total of 12 beloved games stand to receive a steep discount tomorrow when the PlayStation Store undergoes its weekly update. Check out the full list.
The zombie infested Dead Island will be getting a new storyline in the form of DLC towards the end of the month, announced Deep Silver. Players will now be able to play as Colonel Ryder White, the main antagonist of the main game, and explore the story from his unique perspective.
Back in November, at a PlayStation Access event in London, I sat down to discuss the high-velocity anti-gravity racer WipEout 2048 with its lead designer Karl Jones. Over a loud backdrop of New Order and Primal Scream, he took me through the singleplayer and multiplayer campaigns, showing me the exciting things Studio Liverpool has been working on for this Vita title.
Relentless Software co-founder Andrew Eades has revealed some very tasty sales figures for Blue Toad Murder Files.
The charming and child-friendly digital-only title has now reached over 500k sales for its episodes, with the number jumping to 827k when free episodes are included.
More details on The Last of Us, on how it will play and some of its themes, have emerged over the last few days. An interview from Official PlayStation Magazine France with Neil Druckmann, creative director, and Bruce Straley, Game Director is on YouTube.