Article Archive for May 2012
EA has released a batch of new screens for Crysis 3 featuring the nanosuit sporting Prophet in a variety of defiant poses, many of which with his new crossbow. There are also a few pieces of concept art that showcase the deterioration of New York City into a jungle swampland.
Warren Spector is well known for bringing immersive gameplay to the masses – he is the man behind Deus Ex and System Shock, two of the most influencial games in the history of the sci-fi genre. These days he’s working with Disney to revive Mickey’s career.
PS3 Attitude spoke with PlayStation gamer Will Voss about how he got hooked on trophy collecting and what his girlfriend thinks of his habits. Read about how his start as a PlayStation tester changed the way he plays games. Leave your coat behind for this interview, because SnowVixen brings the heat…
It’s been a while since we last heard word about Naughty Dog’s upcoming post-apocalyptic survival game, The Last of Us, but the studio has just released a new cinematic trailer revealing that Joel and Ellie aren’t the only survivors out there.
PS Vita owners will have a little more to do with their shiny new handheld. While its not Resistance: Burning Skies or Gravity Rush, many legacy PSP titles and minis will be playable on the Vita starting today. Take a look to see if any of your favorite PSP or minis are now available.
BBC iPlayer is possibly the best app for the PS3 at the moment; it’s stylish, fast and easy to use. So it’s good news that BBC is teaming up again with Sony, this time to bring a BBC Sport app to the console.
Sega has announced details on the latest installment in the long running Virtua Fighter series. Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown will be available as a standalone downloadable game over PSN on 5 June. Also announced were details about pricing and launch day DLC. Read on to get all the facts on the 3D fighter that started it all.
Tomb Raider has been delayed until the first quarter of 2013, Crystal Dynamics announced on the official forums. The highly anticipated game now joins BioShock Infinite as titles that will miss their original fall 2012 release date. But hey, at least 2013 is shaping up to be a fantastic year, right?
Batman: Arkham City is without a doubt an epic adventure filled with the most illustrious villains to cross paths with the caped crusader. Harley Quinn plans to step up as a force to be reckoned with in the upcoming Harley Quinn’s Revenge DLC. Is she a real psychopath or just misunderstood?
Hitman: Absolution hits stores on 20 November, 2012 and Square Enix has announced an exceptional bonus for those interested in pre-ordering. Starting 15 May select retailers will grant access to a unique standalone sniping experience known as Hitman: Sniper Challenge. Which bonus offer will you take down?
Sniper Elite V2 received number ones across the world last week, and it is now sitting on a healthy 77 Metacritic rating. This is a remarkable achievement for developer Rebellion and publisher 505 Games for a few reasons.
Last week Rebellion’s Sniper Elite V2 rocketed to the top of the charts in the UK and elsewhere, proving that niche genres can still succeed in this hugely competitive era of big budget AAA games. PS3 Attitude caught up with John Merchant, global brand manager at 505 Games, to find out his views on Sniper Elite’s success so far, how it came about and where the series goes from here.
If you’re like us, and you think that the Assassin’s Creed franchise was in dire need of shaking up, then you’ll no doubt be keeping beady eyes on the recently announced Assassin’s Creed 3, not …
Sony and The Workshop have released the next instalment of their developer diaries looking at the upcoming PlayStation Move title, Sorcery.
Plastic’s first venture onto PSN was 2008’s Linger in Shadows, which to this day remains arguably the weirdest title on the service. The Polish demoscene group’s latest release, Datura, was released this week on the PlayStation Store, and is almost as unusual as its predecessor.
Sony today announced that 1.8m PS Vitas have been shifted worldwide since launch, up 600k from the 1.2m figure the company posted in late February.
Sony is predicting combined Vita and PSP sales of 16m by the end of this current financial year with Vita expected to make up 10m of that figure, so clearly sales are below what was expectation.
Everything with the PixelJunk name must go. That’s right folks it’s PixelJunk dealing days. To commemorate 10 years of Q-Games, the studio is slashing prices on their entire catalog. Looking for a tower-defense game? How about PixelJunk Monsters for $1. In the market for a shooter? Pick up PixelJunk Shooter 2 for $4.99. Head on down to your local PS Store and save today.
Other highlights this week include Datura and a couple of full PS3 games now available digitally.
Have a look.
BioShock Infinite won’t make its October release date, 2K Games today announced. Seanoc argues why this isn’t necessarily a bad thing for us. Find out why…
2K Games has announced that BioShock Infiite will miss its scheduled October release to instead hit stores on 26 February 2013. This unfortunately is a big blow for Stefhutch20, Majiesto and myself, because we all included Infinite in our hottest PS3 games of 2012 list. That’ll teach us not to learn lessons from previous BioShock delays.