Article Archive for May 2012
Sony and The Workshop have released a second developer diary for the upcoming PS Move title, Sorcery, this time covering the game’s story and characters.
Lightbox Interactive’s Starhawk comes out today in North American and tomorrow in Europe and to celebrate, Dylan Jobe has announced that all future map packs for the game will be available for free to all players. That’s right, you won’t have to pay a single cent to download new battlegrounds. How cool is that?
Sniper Elite V2 has risen to the top of the UK charts, debuting in at number one in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 charts. It seems gamers can’t resist gory kill-cams, opportunities to take on Hitler and tense sniping gameplay.
Sorcery was originally announced at E3 in 2010. Sony initially hoped for a spring 2011 launch but that date was later changed to autumn 2011, and then Spring 2012.
Far from being concerned by the delays, we actually see this as a good sign that the studio is taking its time to ensure that this isn’t just another lazy PS Move title. We’ve had plenty of those already.
Traversing tree tops, hidden daggers, bow and arrows and a tomahawk. Ubisoft today launched an Assassin’s Creed III teaser trailer showing all of these in action. The teaser is CG but a proper gameplay reveal has been promised, but only after we take it viral.
Treasures of Montezuma Blitz is dubbed a free-to-play puzzler; but no doubt quite a few of you picked it up, played five games and then found yourself feeling slightly miffed when it asked you to cough up 79p to play another five.
The PS Vita has been in the hands of gamers for about two months in the US, Europe and Australia. There are still many of you that don’t know how to use the thing. Here is a short list of the 10 most useful tips you need to know about Sony’s little big handheld. How many of these tips do you already know?
Finally announced last week, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a Super Smash Bros. style brawler, pitting a variety of PlayStation characters against each other for the first time.
Already confirmed are Fat Princess, Kratos (God of War), Colonel Radec (Killzone), PaRappa the Rapper, Sly Cooper and Sweet Tooth (Twisted Metal), but PS3 Attitude have been thinking about which other characters we’d like to see in the game.
These days player choice is all the rage in video games. The shackles of linearity, with occasional exception, are largely a vision of the past.
More and more, modern developers have opted to give players the choice to complete objectives in any way they see fit. IO Interactive’s Hitman: Absolution is no different. In fact gameplay creativity is one of the game’s vital elements.
Watch Agent 47 adapt to his surroundings and remove his targets from the realm of the living in the latest gameplay trailer.
Fans of the MOBA genre will no doubt be excited to see Awesomenauts make its debut on the store this week. Others will be surprised to learn that MOBA stands for Multiplayer Online Battle Arena. Awesomenaut’s distinctive 80’s cartoon sensibilities make it one of the focal points this week.
Fighting fans can get their fix with the long-awaited debut of Skullgirls while trekkies can test their mettle with the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Star Trek Bundle.
Other highlights include Prototype 2 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2.
In conjunction with this week’s announcement of Call Of Duty Black Ops 2, Activision and Treyarch have commissioned a documentary series exploring the potent ramifications stemming from the intersection of cutting-edge technology and war. Experts from the academic, tech and military communities share their thoughts on the current state and future of high-tech combat.
Observe in horror as they lay out a reality in which a hacker group not unlike that which spurred the infamous PSN outage just last year could potentially seize control of entire armies.
This week’s update reminds those of us with them why it’s great to have that little yellow plus symbol next to our avatars. All told six games are now available to Plus subscribers for the unbeatable price of free. Including a new game in Awesomenauts, the heavily praised Trine 2 and a pair of fondly regarded Castlevania classics. To quote the great Yogi Berra, “If you don’t have it, that’s why you need it”.
Other highlights include Mortal Kombat for Vita, a trio of worthy demos as well as a time traveling adventure featuring a sandwich.
There’s plenty to be had. Take a look and get downloading.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has officially been announced worldwide on the Call of Duty website.
Set in 2025, the reveal trailer depicts a near future war with near future technology and near future hovering airplanes. This may be considerably out of reach by current aircraft design, although the quadrotor, or quadricopter, is currently available for iOS and Android devices. Is this the future of warfare?
Japan has a new trailer for PS Vita’s upcoming Metal Gear Solid HD Collection which is due for release this summer. We don’t speak Japanese – we know, we must try harder – but it’s fairly self-explanatory.
Sonic and all his pals are making a return to the race track, this time as virtual triathletes of the land, water and sky in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.
Sonic & All-Stars is transforming this holiday season on the PS3 and PS Vita with shiny new vehicles, characters, dynamic tracks and a defensive weapons system. Inspired by some of the retro classics Sega is more or less known for, Transformed is bringing more than meets the eye.
The online multiplayer beta for upcoming tactical shooter Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will be drawing to a close in the next couple of days. Don’t worry if you missed it though, because PS3 Attitude is here to bring you up to speed.
With Paint Park you can create a finger painted masterpiece or send edited images to a friend through PSN. Paint Park makes this all possible.
We’ve included many helpful tips from hidden button functionality to editing screen captures for picture messaging over PSN. Take a look and find out about all the wonderful things you can do with Paint Park.
Kratos has been a lone warrior so far in his God of War adventures, but this is about to change because the next game, Ascension, will have full-on multiplayer. The news was confirmed today by Sony and Santa Monica Studios.