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The European PlayStation Store has officially been refreshed.
Every week, we share what new games are newly available for PS3, Vita, and sometimes PSP. Full PS3 disc-based games often turn into digital downloads, new PSN titles from respected long running franchises as well as indie gems, and PS Classics for days.
The North American PlayStation Store has officially been refreshed.
Every week, we share what new games are newly available for PS3, Vita, and sometimes PSP. Full PS3 disc-based games often turn into digital downloads, new PSN titles from respected long running franchises as well as indie gems, and minis for days.
The recent release of LittleBigPlanet on PlayStation Vita has opened the floodgates for massive franchises to appear on the system, with the heavyweights of Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty to follow very soon. The Vita could always do with more games though, so we’ve been discussing which franchises we’d most like to see on Sony’s fledgling handheld.
Sony Computer Entertainment has announced that PlayStation 3 sales in the United Kingdom have reached 5 million. The news comes two weeks after the launch of the 500GB Super Slim model, which, along with the 12GB model launching tomorrow, will surely bolster sales even further in the run up to Christmas.
The Lyon-based Arkane Studios has previously worked on BioShock 2, and its new game, Dishonored, has more than a little in common with that series. From the first-person view to the supernatural powers and stylised visuals, many aspects of Dishonored feel familiar, so have we seen it all before, or does it have enough fresh ideas to stand on its own?
At Eurogamer Expo last week, we got our first glimpse of Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee New ‘n’ Tasty. This new game is an HD remake of the PSone classic from 1997 that was first announced in January 2011. It is not simply a slightly sharper version of the original, as series creator Lorne Lanning confirmed, “it’s a whole rebirth from ground zero: Abe in
Developer Giant Sparrow’s arty paint-throwing title is coming exclusively to PSN on 24 October 2012 in Europe, so we assume North America gets it a day earlier. But better yet, if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you get it an entire week earlier!
Despite the title of the game, it actually will be finished when it goes up on the PlayStation store and you won’t need to spend extra to unlock missing parts, etc.
Isometric shooters are easily found on PSN and you may be thinking, “do we really need another top-down shooter?” and well, the answer is yes.
Developer 11 bit studios manages to turn the tower defense genre on its head with Anomaly: Warzone Earth, a game commonly described as ‘tower offence’ and ‘reverse tower defence’.
Grid 2 impressed onlookers at this year’s Eurogamer Expo – no doubt about it. With its dazzling visuals and intelligent physics, the game has the potential to be something special.
So-called gaming ‘innovations’ normally disappear after a few short months, but occasionally they strike a real chord with players and stand the test of time. We’ve compiled a list of five genuine innovations that have truly revolutionised gaming, and show no signs of going away. And no, this article doesn’t include motion controls or instrument-shaped dust collectors.
You have probably seen Simplygon in action at some point, not that you would have noticed.
Simplygon is a powerful 3D-optimisation tool, designed by the Swedish-based company Donya Labs AB to make high-detail games run smoothly. It has been used for major PS3 games such as Resident Evil: Raccoon City and Dark Souls, and it has even been used by Blizzard.
So, you’ve downloaded the YouTube app for PS3, Vita, and smart phones. But do you know what the top five awesome video game inspired videos are?
We live in a constantly connected world where technology allows information to be readily available at any given moment, and our lives are broadcast 24/7 through social media. It’s a dangerous world that tiptoes a fine line between what is public and what is private. It’s this world that the developers at DONTNOD Entertainment hope to capture in their upcoming 3rd person action adventure game, Remember Me.
Peripheral veteran Mad Catz has been making inroads into game publishing since last year when they signed a deal with Harmonix to acquire the rights for Rock Band 3. Now they’ve taken the next step by bringing Damage Inc. Pacific Squadron WWII to the market.
Blockbuster games cost a lot of money to make, so publishers are understandably cautious about taking any design risks. Thankfully, taking risks is where downloadable games absolutely shine, and the reason why they’re often much more innovative than big retail games. Listed below are five of our favourite PSN games, due to their incredible ingenuity, ambition and creativity.
Developer Insomniac has revealed the debut trailer for Fuse, formerly known as Overstrike, and it’s packed with creative weapons and colourful characters, something that we’ve come to expect from Insomniac.
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will be the next entry into the famous Final Fantasy series.
This won’t please everyone because the FFXIII branch of games has split the fan base with many keen to see Square Enix move on.
In this debate, PS3 Attitude writers Stefhutch20 and Seanoc argue the case for and against another game in the XIII series. There’s also an open poll below so everyone can have their say.
Ah, Sixaxis. Remember that? Sony pushed this motion-sensing technology in a big way before the launch of the PS3, but then Lair came out and everyone decided it was the worst thing in the world. That said, there are some good uses of the Sixaxis out there, so let’s take some time to remember them; to be honest we initially struggled to get to five, but we got there in the end!
Lights, Camera, Party brings the Move enabled party game genre back to PSN in an attempt to get families of up to eight moving and competing again. With 50 minigames, four modes of play, and some pretty outrageous moments, the Funzini family asks us if we’re ready to waggle, spin, and Move. Is it the family game you expected it to be?