Article Archive for June 2012
The Expendables 2 hits theaters 16 August and the video game is tagging along for the ride. Its important to clarify that while the downloadable game bares the same name as the sequel to the original movie released last year, The Expendables 2 Videogame will actually end where The Expendables 2 movie begins. Confused yet? Then read on for a moment of zen.
This week has been a very busy week for the folks over at 2K Sports. Along with the reveal of their cover athletes, they dropped another nugget of info on us today. 2K Sports, the reigning king of all things basketball, announced a special treat for fans of its long running series, NBA 2K13 Dynasty Edition.
If you’re anything like me, then you’ve been searching for the perfect messenger bag, sling bag, or backpack to carry all your gadgets for a long time. I have officially crossed the line of someone collecting imperfect bags to somewhat of a bag whore, and I’m openly admitting that now. But I may have finally found that perfect bag. It’s a tech lover’s dream, but how well does it perform for the portable gamer?
This week’s selection of fresh downloadable content centers around a cornucopia of some of the most successful franchises to ever hit a PlayStation. The likes of BioShock, Uncharted, Resident Evil, Metal Gear Solid and Ratchet & Clank are now available for purchase. If you’ve a trusty internet connection and have yet to play either of these classics, this is the update for you.
Other highlights include YouTube for Vita, a whole slew of price drops and a trio of PS2 classics.
Have a look.
Did you notice that the European PlayStation Store was missing the DLC table packs for The Pinball Arcade for PS3 and Vita? As it turns out, Farsight Studios made an announcement on Facebook informing fans of an unexpected, but welcomed delay. Since when are delays welcomed?
If you’ve yet to get started on either the Uncharted or Resident Evil series there are two things that we know about you. One, you don’t like care very much for yourself. And two, you’re in luck because this week the store update brings a crop of Uncharted and Resident Evil games to the digital scene.
With two giant franchises providing content this week we jump to the early 90’s with Digital Underground’s ‘Freaks Of The Industry’. It’s time we dug up some of that old-school hip hop.
Other highlights this week include a nice discount on Journey for Plus members, The Amazing Spider-Man, and yes, more Rock Band content (honestly who is buying these at this point?)
Have a look won’t you?
The Journey Collector’s Edition has been announced by thatgamecompany, marking the studio’s first Blu-ray release.
It will include their three PS3 games so far: flOw, Flower and Journey – the latter is the fastest-selling PSN game ever.
Tecmo Koei has revealed the Dead or Alive 5 pre-order incentives and Collector’s Edition, and in true DOA fashion, included are a set of premium swimsuits. Clearly Team Ninja missed the recent heated debate on sexism in games.
The pre-order bonuses offer a choice between two exclusive sets of costumes, which are the ‘DOA Angels’ (a set of white swimsuits for Kasumi, Hitomi and Leifang) and the ‘DOA Devils’ (a set of black swimsuits for Tina, Christie and Ayane). Each set is exclusive to select retailers.
Sony has announced the pre-order bonuses for LittleBigPlanet Vita over on the PlayStation Blog. Depending on where you pre-order from, you’ll be treated to either a BioShock and Knights of Old costume pack.
Consider the bonuses a big thank you to those who have supported it since its reveal back at E3 2011 – or a cunning sales trick to get you in early. Who cares? It’s Big Daddy!
Capcom has announced a European exclusive to Collector’s Edition for Resident Evil 6.
Considering the Japan only edition is 105,000 yen which converts to a staggering £817, hopefully the prices for this edition will be easier on our wallets.
Rainbow Moon is an ismometric RPG from SideQuest Studios, the team behind the devilishly difficult Söldner-X shoot ’em ups.
Publisher eastasiasoft has just released two dev diaries for the game, in preparation for its exclusive release on the PlayStation Store next week.
2K Games has been teasing us for a long time with screenshots, developer commentaries and bandanna swag for their newest game Spec Ops: The Line.
This week we get to watch this launch trailer and buy the game when it hits retail.
No longer flying under the radar, developer, Vigil Games’ Darksiders series looks to make a splash this August with the release of Darksiders II. Having already done a tour with War, Darksiders II shifts focus onto his slightly more cantankerous horseman brother, Death.
See the angel of dark and light in action as he stems a tide of demons who’d like nothing better than to have at the flock of church goers cowering inside their doomed sanctuary.
Team PS3 Attitude is always hard at work writing the magical posts you enjoy reading so much. And while everyone is working hard, everyone must play equally as hard. Read on to find out what …
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is having a pretty cool contest that lets you re-imagine what the game might sound or look like by creating an original piece of art or music that reflects the games style.
Namco Bandai says it’s asking its fans “one simple questions”, which is: “if I were in charge of Tekken Tag Tournament 2, what would it look and sound like?”
When deciding which adventure platformer starring a pink-haired caveman to play, only one series comes to mind: Tomba. And while PSone Classics can rarely hold a candle to games released this generation, there aren’t many that are cut from the same cloth.
LOVEFiLM has signed a multi-year contract with Twentieth Century Fox which will see the service get exclusive on-demand TV and film content, starting next month.
Introducing a new weekly feature, in which PS3 Attitude takes an irreverent* look at the world of gaming. Today we’re discussing five sequels that, if we had our way, would never have seen the light of day; although, in a way we’re glad they did, because otherwise we wouldn’t have been able to write this article.
*At least 37% of the following is probably incorrect.
Robb Rinard, the creative director for 2XL Games, posted on the PlayStation Blog earlier today that Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad is coming to PS3 via the PlayStation Store this Tuesday, 26 June at the low, low price of $9.99. Fancy kicking up the dirt on some hairpin turns in a sport buggie?