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Welcome back to another Homerun. It’s another week with more content for PlayStation Home to talk about.
We’ll start with North America this week…
If you have read any review of Polar Panic by now, you’ve probably seen something about how it’s relate to the classic SEGA game Pengo. While the game does feature the same ice block pushing mechanic, it is also so much more than that.
You play as Polar, a polar bear living in the Arctic whose home is being threatened by the evil Mr. Big and his Globoco corporation. They plan to use their massive machines to drill for oil and other natural resources, forcing Polar and his family to either leave or die.
It’s up to Polar to stop Mr. Big and the hunters from destroying the Arctic by using any means necessary. Ice blocks, dynamite crates, and rolling barrels are just a few of the tools you’ll need to crush the evil Globoco.
Welcome to the first Homerun of the decade; the best place to find news and views on the latest content to hit PlayStation Home.
After getting put on and then put off last week, the London Pub has come back to Europe: Previously it was only on for a few hours after Sony discovered some problems with the space.
David Jaffe’s latest blog discusses the final moments of Calling All Cars online and his thoughts on what was wrong with the game.
As we reported back in October, the online servers for Calling All Cars are unfortunately closing on January 14th. We’re going to give the game its last bit of online love before the end and you are invited!
Twitter is a wonderful thing.
Within the tweets of our feed you get to read all sorts of ‘behind-the-scenes’ info, enter exclusive competitions and read random goodness. Heck, you can even follow various members of the PS3 Attitude team too, finding out what makes them tick.
Some of us check out each and every one of our followers to find out more about the people that read PS3 Attitude, and it was during a recent ‘catch up’ session that we found the most brilliant sculpture we’ve seen in a long time.
Independent games tend to have either a love or hate relationship. They are often artistic representations of their creators that push innovation rather than heroic storylines featuring superior graphics. Simple yet elegant, these games invoke certain adoration among its players.
Braid happens to be one of these titles…
PS3 Attitude will be taking a break from providing you, our dear readers, with the latest PS3 news and articles for the next few days.
Whilst the team will no doubt get bored with their presents and put up a story or two, the official line is that we’ll be away on the 25th through to and including the 28th December, and we’ll fall silent once again on the 1st January (just for a day).
But before we go, we’ve got something to tell you…
Yes alright we haven’t done one of these for a long time, but it is back with a great deal of new content to talk about for PlayStation Home!
Arguably the biggest addition to the platform this week which comes at quite a surprise is a brand new futuristic public space called Sodium One.
Dante Alighieri, whose epic poem we have come to love, has been given a massive makeover. Gone are the days of writing poetry and in its place is a warrior of the Crusades.
In Dante’s Inferno, Dante will find himself at the gates of Hell, Death’s scythe in hand, determined to rescue his love Beatrice from the clutches of Lucifer himself. But before we enter the fiery depths of the underworld, we must find how Dante came to this point.
On Saturday, December 12th, Final Fantasy fans across the world will be able to listen to Nobuo Uematsu perform in Chicago. This is of course assuming that you have tickets to Distant Worlds. Unfortunately there will be no live stream like Symphonic Fantasies, but that doesn’t get rid of the awesome.
This concert promises new renditions of the songs we all know and love and even music from Final Fantasy XIV will be played. Excited?
We have now come to the lastest entry in our special series of articles, and this is the big one.
Triple-A titles have become the norm these days on the PlayStation 3 so it has become harder for gamers to pick that one title that overshadows the others.
If you’re a Home user in North America, you may have noticed the “Festive Pole” in the furniture store today, and your initial reaction was probably “WTF”.
What’s it all about? We’ll tell you, because it’s actually quite funny and disturbing.
“I see gamers as the strongest and smartest men who’ve ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see it squandered. Damn it, an entire generation playing rubbish film tie-ins and redneck shallow shooters on cheap consoles riddled with design faults…
What are we going to do about it?”
Pandemonium! is a 2.5D platformer that was released in 1996 for the original PlayStation.
Recently released on the PSN as a PSone Classic in North America, is Pandemonium! worth revisiting?
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time is hailed as one of the best arcade of all time. Naturally, it would only be a matter of time before it was ported to the PS3 and Xbox 360 as a downloadable title, complete with a graphics update and leaderboards.
So is Turtles in Time a proper remake of a classic or did the arcade game reach its pinnacle back in 1992 with the SNES edition?
You know we love competitions here at PS3 Attitude, what with our weekly Twitter-based PSFree Attitude feature, and today we have a storming giveaway for you.
By entering our competition between now and Friday 20th November (17:00 UK time) you can get your hands on one of ten great SEGA prize packs.
So what’s included, and how do you enter?
Once upon a time, there was a girl in red, a boy with a pumpkin on his head, a princess, and a little naked man; all of whom lived in a land filled with books and fantasy creatures. One day, they all lost their fairytale fame and fortune so now they must find a way to get it back.
This isn’t your average kid’s story however. Angry lumberjacks, sharp knives and buckets of blood are commonly seen throughout Fairytale Kingdom. Is this tale a classic or is it bound for the used book bin?
This week on the Homerun we will cover the new content to arrive for PlayStation Home in Europe and North America.
So keep reading for this week’s injection of news and views of what’s new in Sony’s online world.