Archive for March, 2009

Burn, Zombie, Burn Review

Posted in Playstation 3, PSN, Reviews with tags , , on March 29, 2009 by Stefano Terry

I don’t think killing zombies ever gets old, and I think developer Double Six knew this when they crafted this arcadey, colorful, and overall fun game for the Playstation Network.

The premise is simple: Kill zombies. Lots of them. Advance to the next stage, and kill more zombies.

Players take control of two brothers, Bruce and Bruno, as they fend off a horde of brain-hungry zombies, and protect Bruce’s girlfriend, Daisy.

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IGN Video: Fat Princess PlayStation 3 Commentary – Black Forest Developer Commentary Part 1

Posted in Game Videos, News, Playstation 3, PSN with tags , , , on March 27, 2009 by Stefano Terry

IGN has a video up of upcoming PSN exclusive, Fat Princess. In it, the developer walks through some of the character customization, and the class system that will be in the game. Not much else is known about Fat Princess, other than it’s slated to release in Quarter 2, 2009 (think May-July).

Check out the link below for the vid.

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Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time hitting Playstation 3 this fall

Posted in News, Playstation 3, PSN with tags , , , on March 26, 2009 by Stefano Terry

SPOILER: The end of Ratchet and Clank Future: Quest for Booty contains the message “The Adventure Continues Fall 2009,” and now, finally, we have solid confirmation from Insomniac Games that the Lombax and his robot companioin will indeed be returning to Playstation 3 consoles this fall with Ratchet and Clank Future: A Crack in Time.

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Resistance 2 Patch and First ever DLC hitting PSN March 26th

Posted in News, Playstation 3, PSN with tags , , , , on March 24, 2009 by Stefano Terry

Insomniac Games have just announced, courtesy of the Game Developers Conference (GDC), that they are releasing a patch, and downloadable content for their epic FPS, Resistance 2 this Thursday, March 26th.

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Warhawk Director Leaves Incognito to form new studio

Posted in Industry, News, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, PSN, PSP with tags , , , on March 23, 2009 by Stefano Terry

Dylan Jobe, director of Warhawk, has announced that he is leaving his company, Incognito, to form a new studio, LightBox Interactive. The studio will be focusing on the “Playstation family of products,” so fans of Dylan’s earlier Playstation work shouldn’t b e too worried about the shift.

No other information on what the studio will be working on has been revealed.

Top 5 Underappreciated Playstation 3 Titles

Posted in Editorials, Playstation 3, PSN with tags , , on March 22, 2009 by Stefano Terry

This generation of gaming has been rather rough for the Playstation 3. Since even before it’s release, it has been the whipping boy of the industry due to “high price,” “lack of games,” “losing exclusives,” “weak online,” “shoving Blu Ray down our throats,” and a myriad of other complaints that have become part of the console’s public perception, despite the questionable validity of those statements.

I won’t get into another discussion about the quality of game reviews these days, but I will say that more than just a few Playstation 3 titles haven’t gotten their dues. Even though some have grown into success over the years, they are generally dismissed by those that have never played them and experienced them for themselves. Without further ado, here are the top 5 most Underappreciated Playstation 3 exclusives. Continue reading

Bioshock 2 to release on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 Simultaneously

Posted in News, PC, Playstation 3, PSN, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE with tags , , , on March 20, 2009 by Stefano Terry

2K Games has announced that they will release Bioshock 2 on the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 simultaneously this fall.

Many fans of the original may remember that Bioshock released on the Xbox 360 in August of 2007, and the Playstation 3 version came over a year later in November of 2008, so this news of a simultaneous release is most certainly welcome.

My confession is that I’ve never actually beaten the first Bioshock (I just recently picked up the PS3 version, and am over halfway done), but I’m still eager to take another trip to Rapture when Bioshock 2 hits store shelves late this year.