Archive for April, 2009

First MAG Gameplay Trailer

Posted in Game Videos, News, Playstation 3 with tags , , , on April 29, 2009 by Stefano Terry

More news from Sony’s Gamers Day is creeping in, this time revealing the first ever gameplay footage of Sony and Zipper Interactives 256 player online only FPS title MAG (Massive Action Game).

For the unitiated, MAG is, as stated above, online only, a first person shooter, and, yeah, 256 players.

The game will break up players into 32 squads of 8, each with their own objectives during a campaign. But hey, if pictures speak a thousand words, then the video at the link below must be like War and Peace. Check it out below, and take delight in the fact that this massive game is releasing sometime this fall exclusively for the Playstation 3.

Source – Joystiq


PixelJunk Monsters: Deluxe Coming to PSP this Fall

Posted in News, PSN, PSP with tags , , on April 29, 2009 by Stefano Terry

In more PixelJunk news, it was revealed today that PixelJunk Monsters: Deluxe is hitting the PSP this fall.

Deluxe features a lot of content that the PS3 version doesn’t have, such as a new island with 10 new stages, new enemies, new music tracks, and even a new Boss to battle.

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PixelJunk 1-4 Detailed.

Posted in News, Playstation 3, PSN with tags , , , on April 29, 2009 by Stefano Terry

Hey folks! The embargos have been lifted from last weeks Sony Gamers Day, and the info on upcoming games just keeps flowing in.

First up is Kyoto based Q Game’s latest title, PixelJunk 1-4 (working title), which is the fourth PixelJunk game in their series, exclusive to the Playstation Network.

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Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny, and Tekken 6 announced for the PSP

Posted in News, PSN, PSP with tags , , , on April 29, 2009 by Stefano Terry

Namco-Bandai revealed today that both the Soul Calibur and Tekken series will be making their way to the PSP later this year.

Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny, is basically a PSP version of the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 title, Soul Calibur IV, minus the Star Wars characters.

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Uncharted 2 to feature Multiplayer and 3 player Co-Op

Posted in News, Playstation 3, PSN with tags , , , , on April 27, 2009 by Stefano Terry

SCE and Naughty Dog Inc have officially revealed today that Uncharted 2: Among Thieves will feature an extensive multi-player mode, as well as a 3 player cooperative mode.

The multi-player features 10 players competiting in various game modes.

Deathmatch is your standard everyone versus everyone affair, with all of the single player Uncharted 2 mechanics at your disposal, such as cover, climbing along buildings, platforming, and shooting enemies while hanging precariously from ledges. Maps are from the single player mode, but tweaked for MP.

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Game Informer, I think we have a problem

Posted in Editorials, Industry, PC, Playstation 3, Reviews, Xbox 360 with tags , , , , , , on April 21, 2009 by Stefano Terry

An Editorial by Figboy

I’m generally not a guy that calls out anybody (except for fanboys, because it’s fun), but I admit that I was quite taken aback by the current issue of Game Informer (the one with Assassin’s Creed 2 as the cover story), and their review of The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena.

I’m completely aware that reviews are simply one person’s opinion of a product, but reviews for games are a bit trickier than any other medium because of the interactivity of games. It’s easy to watch a movie, or even listen to a song, and explain why you liked or didn’t like it, because movies and music are rather passive experiences, and it’s pretty cut and dry as to why you’d like or dislike a particular song or movie.

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Killzone 2 DLC Priced

Posted in News, Playstation 3, PSN with tags , , , on April 21, 2009 by Stefano Terry

The Playstation Blog has announced that the Killzone 2: Steel & Titanium will be released on April 30th, and will cost a cool $5.99.

The DLC consists of 2 maps, The Wasteland Bullet (the train from the campaign of Killzone 2), and the Vekta Cruiser (also from the campaign). The pack will also add 12 new Trophies for all the Trophy hunters out there to unlock.

For those that haven’t seen the maps in action, check out the trailer at the link provided below.

Source – Playstation Blog