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“The date is Tuesday 27th January. The time is ‘sometime between midnight and midnight’. Owners of Metal Gear Online everywhere are booting up their favourite game to find a new breed of online game-mode is available; Bomb Mission Mode…”
This time, we tackle Firmware updates. From video chatting in-game to a lovely new XMB icon, the gauntlet is thrown once more to prove that we, the people, know what is best for our beloved console. As always, the really interesting stuff comes from you via the comments.
We had the good. Now it’s the turn of the bad. What could go wrong for the PS3 in 2009? Are there any wrinkles at the edges ready to tear? Will we see death and destruction all around the gaming world? Will anything be as good as we are told it will? All this and more, after the break.
Videogaming247 has commented on a couple of wonderful (and Japanese only) trailers for SEGA’s Yakuza 3. There are still no plans for a Western release but this footage found over at Gametrailers should have us praying to the Gaming Gods for an English release.
Sucker Punch talk to PSM about their new Sly Cooper games. Yes, that’s right, plural. One of the PS3 and one for the PSP. Both capable of interactiving with each other.
The FFVII Advent Children themed PS3 enters in at #2 on Amazon Japan’s Best Sellers list with the film itself taking the top spot. Expect a bumper week in Japan this week in terms of PS3 sales.
It has begun. Final Fantasy sites start popping up like wild mushrooms. And they’re just as tasty (and may cause psychotropic delusion). Check out the article for links to the new North American version, a European offering and even the Japanese sites for those that are down with the nihongo ga.
Our ‘Best DLC’ award winners for 2008 are at it again. Criterion are about to release yet another free update for Burnout Paradise.
Arriving on February 6th, the latest update brings a whole raft of changes and is timed to coincide with their first paid-for DLC, the Burnout Paradise Party Pack.
So what can you expect from this latest downloadable delectation?
Monday’s patch will have numerous behind the scenes fixes like stability improvements and whatnot, but the gem in this patch is a fix for the competitive and cooperative character level 1 reset bug. Not only will all your previous XP/stats/attributes come back intact, but it will also add up all the XP/stats/attributes that you may have earned since the bug ate your stuff. Awesome news.
Medal and Trophy problems are being addressed as well, like the â€œKilling Machineâ€ trophy bug. If you already met the requirement for a Trophy but you still haven’t earned it, it will pop up right after the patch works its magic. Read on for the main patch details.
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves media blow-out. Eleven screen-shots. Six art pieces. All absolutely beautiful.
This should be old news to Europeans, but Savage Moon is coming to North America! Really! Pinky swear! Savage moon is “coming soon” to the PlayStation Network with a price point that is sure to please sci-fi strategic tower defense fans out there. All seven of you. We kid, we kid. There’s got to be about a dozen of you, no?
If you think of Savage Moon as the result of a one night stand between PixelJunk Monsters and Starship Troopers you may be right on the money. Read on to learn the set price and the not-so-set release date. Them space bugs are not ones for punctuality.
UK online store Play includes LittleBigPlanet as part of its Monster Sale. The bargains are only available for so long so act sharpish and be the proud owner of your very own Sackboy.
Ubisoft have a sales call and announce Assassin’s Creed 2, Ghost Recon sequel and more. Check out the full article for what Ubisoft has planned in 2009.
Cranial heavy-hitter ‘Trivial Pursuit’ is ambling onto the PS3.
With a (rumoured) weighty price tag to boot, what price is ‘too high’? And what about retail versions? And DLC? Are there any monkeys on mars? Click through for all the answers.
(Well, maybe not ALL the answers…)
Nothing too exciting this week amidst the usual content of Guitar Hero and Rock Band tracks. For those of you who want to give your brain a little challenge the Brain Challenge Expansion Pack has received a price drop. I guess it was so challenging that nobody wanted to play it.
The F.E.A.R. 2 demo that was available to Qore subscribers last week is out for the masses and there is also a demo for the excellent Wipeout HD. I definitely suggest checking that one out if you haven’t already purchased the game. Hit the jump for the rest of the goodies…
Last December, we informed you about Keita Takahashiâ€™s latest creation, Noby Noby Boy. Back then, Namco assured us that this original PSN game would be released in early 2009. As it seems, they kept their word.
Click through to find out the date and price of this PSN gem.
Some of our regular readers will have no doubt already spotted the Twitter widget that has appeared in the sidebar at PS3 Attitude.
We thought it would be a good idea to explain what we’ll be using Twitter for, and why you’ll want to keep an eye on our feed.
Say hello to Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox. Yup, we have no clue who he is. But how could we?
Most of the team is European and as one half of the North American PS3A duo, all I know about baseball is that you must spit a lot, rearrange your crotchal area repeatedly and smack your fellow teammates in the butt at all times.
Majiesto, our other ‘yank’ told me never to play with him ever again and kicked me off the summer baseball league…why?
The last in our four part series (and flagrantly late – sorry about that) we take a look at the Games of 2009 from the end of the alphabet. Team Ico’s project, Uncharted 2, The Witcher – there’s some good ones in here people.