All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Playstation 3’

PS4 Games: Which Ones Are You Picking Up This Week?

PS4 games are not exactly a commodity at this point in time. Sony’s new console is less than six months old and it still only has a handful of games. That’s to be expected in a console’s first year on the market, but there’s a lot of quality content hitting the PS4 this week. The PlayStation Blog announced over the …

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Minecraft Coming to PS4, Retail For PS3

Ever since its release in 2009, Minecraft has grown to become one of the biggest gaming phenomenons in history. The popular multiplayer sandbox game regularly tops sales charts for every platform it appears on, including mobile devices, where Minecraft Pocket Edition is a best-selling title despite it costing $7. Most recently Minecraft came to the PlayStation 3, shooting up sales …

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Servers For Resistance Trilogy Going Offline Tomorrow

Remember Resistance – the sci-fi first person shooter trilogy for the PlayStation 3? The games may not have been as huge of a hit as Insomniac’s previous franchise – Ratchet and Clank – but the first game proved the PlayStation 3 was more than just an expensive grill. Now Sony is pulling the plug on the franchise’s online play. Insomniac …

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Sacred 3 Certainly Puts The Action In Action RPG

The Sacred series is one of those lesser known RPG franchises that sticks around thanks to its devoted PC fanbase. The development team tried to branch out with console versions of Sacred 2, and that must have been a successful experiment for them as they’re going to try it again. Deep Silver announced this morning that Sacred 3 will be …

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Sony Announces Sports Pack Vol. 1, Bundles MLB 14 The Show And NBA 2K14

Do fans of both basketball and baseball exist? I certainly haven’t seen them. Well, Sony apparently thinks fans of both sports exist and will be releasing a new bundle to capitalize on this subset of the population. Sony announced this morning that it has partnered with 2K Sports to bundle its own MLB 14 The Show with 2K’s NBA 2K14. …

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‘Fez’ Coming to PlayStation Consoles in March

It’s another week and Sony is once again announcing the release date for an indie game that is coming to the PlayStation 4. This time the game is one of the most-talked about indie games of the past two years. Fez is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PS Vita on March 25. Fez, is the 2D/3D platformer that …

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‘The Swapper’ Coming to PlayStation Platforms in May

Last year indie game studio Facepalm Games released The Swapper for PC. The title is a stylish puzzle game with some interesting/disturbing story elements linked to its core gameplay mechanic of using clones to solve puzzles. The Swapper was highly praised by critics and now console gamers will get a chance to see what the hype was about. Today Curve …

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‘The Last of Us: Left Behind’ DLC Out Now

The Last of Us was the consensus choice for the best game of 2013. This is despite the launch of new consoles and an even larger rise in quality indie titles. Naughty Dog and Sony have now released the first story DLC for The Last of Us, titled Left Behind. As previewed over the past few months, the new campaign …

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HBO GO is Finally Coming to PlayStation Consoles

The PlayStation 3 console is the most-used device for streaming Netflix video. It’s clear, then, that PlayStation owners enjoy watching video nearly as much as playing video games. Those PlayStation owners are in for a treat in the coming months as a crucial video streaming service will finally be hitting PlayStation consoles. Sony and HBO this week officially announced that …

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CES 2014: Dish Hopper App Coming to PlayStation Consoles

As part of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) week in Las Vegas, Dish today announced that its Hopper DVR technology will soon be available on Sony’s PlayStation consoles. Dish will be releasing a Hopper app for both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 sometime during spring (or at least sometime during the first half of 2014). The app will be an …

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Far Cry 3 Goes Cheap In Third Week Of PlayStation Holiday Sale

Over the past two weeks, Sony has shown that it can almost compete with Steam when it comes to sales thanks to two rounds of discounts on some excellent PS3 and PS Vita games. In its third week of sales, Sony will be discounting some of the very best games of 2012 and 2013, including Far Cry 3. Over on …

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Sony Details Black Friday Deals For All Things PlayStation

Last Friday, Sony launched the PS4 and you just didn’t care. You’re instead waiting to see what Black Friday has in store. The PS4 is obviously not going to be on sale (or in stores), but what about the PS3 and PS Vita? In an update on the PlayStation Blog, Sony laid out all the PS3 and PS Vita hardware …

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‘The Last of Us: Left Behind’ DLC Revealed

Last night’s big PlayStation 4 launch event in New York was all about Sony’s next generation of gaming. Announcements came from developers on big titles such as Destiny, Uncharted, and Metal Gear Solid V. In the midst of all these big next-gen announcements, however, Sony did show that it isn’t abandoning the PlayStation 3 just yet. The same Naughty Dog …

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PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 to Get Destiny Beta First

Though none of the announcements during last night’s big PlayStation 4 release event were huge revelations, they did all add up to a fairly substantial look at what is coming in the next few months for Sony’s new console. Apart from the Uncharted tease and the Metal Gear Solid V exclusive mission announcement, Bungie may have had the biggest news …

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Assassin’s Creed Liberation Coming to PS3 on January 14

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation was is of the most ambitious titles yet released for the PlayStation Vita. The game was released alongside Assassin’s Creed III last year and features a wholly new Assassin’s Creed story – complete with a female protagonist. Like Resident Evil: Revelations, however, some franchises are just too big for publishers to keep games confined to handheld …

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‘Beyond: Two Souls’ Mobile Controller App Released

Sony today announced that the “Beyond Touch” app for the recently released Beyond: Two Souls is now officially out for both iOS and Android. Though recent attempts at the much-touted second screen experience for video games have featured game tie-in mini games or completely separate experiences, the Beyond Touch app simply offers another way to play Beyond: Two Souls. Players …

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PS4 Won’t Support Existing PS3 Headsets At Launch

Here’s a scenario – You spent $150 last year on a nice Turtle Beach headset for your PS3. It works great, and you fully expect it to work great on the PS4 you pre-ordered. Well, the good news is that it most likely will. The bad news is that it won’t work at launch. Game Informer reports today that the …

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Drakengard 3 Will Keep The PS3 JRPG Alive In 2014

Over the past few years, Square Enix’ support of the JRPG has dropped considerably. The publisher would release multiple games a year in its home country of Japan, but it seemed to really only care about Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts in the West. Fortunately, the publisher has decided to take a chance on the third game in a franchise …

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Beyond: Two Souls Wants You To Know It’s Not Like Heavy Rain

Quantic Dream’s first game for the PS3 – Heavy Rain – wasn’t exactly a game. It was more of an interactive film where the player made decisions and watched those decisions play out over the course of the story. It was definitely interesting and sold well enough to warrant a second game just like it. Ah, but that’s where Quantic …

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‘Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus’ Coming November 12

Since Insomniac’s Fuse flopped, the developer has turned to more familiar territory this month. The developer and Sony announced Ratchet & Clank: INto the Nexus back in July. The game brings back the beloved PlayStation characters in a smaller format and serves as an epilogue for the series’ “Future” trilogy. Though not many details have been revealed beyond a nice …

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Rain Gets A Beautiful Launch Trailer

Sony Japan Studio captured the hearts of thousands earlier this month with the delightful Puppeteer. Now Sony’s Japan Studio is at it again with a title that may just be the most beautiful game of the year. Sony released the launch trailer for rain today – a title that promises to be every bit as impactful as Ico was over …

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‘The Last of Us’ DLC Content Coming October 15

Before Grand Theft Auto V came along last week to break records, The Last of Us was the major hit of the summer. With near-perfect reviews and millions in sales, developer Naughty Dog’s latest game thrilled PlayStation owners with its dark horror setting and intense story. Now that the holiday game (and console) releases are on the way, new content …

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Learn More About The Art Of Beyond: Two Souls

There is one last big PS3 title left in 2013 before the launch of the PS4 – Beyond: Two Souls. Over the last few months, Sony has been hyping the game with a series of making of videos that went into the gameplay, acting and music of the title. Now the latest making of video addresses one of the most …

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‘Beyond: Two Souls’ Previewed by Ellen Page, Willem Dafoe

Early game reveals for Beyond: Two Souls focused mainly on Jodie and her supernatural life partner that she has named Aiden. Later videos showed how actress Ellen Page (who plays Jodie) and Willem Defoe were suited up for the game’s great-looking motion capture. The games developer Quantic Dream, even screened footage of the game at the Tribeca Film Festival, confirming …

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The Last Of Us Gets A New Multiplayer Mode

The Last of Us remains in many gamers’ minds as one of the best single-player experiences of the year. It also sports a competent multiplayer mode that Naughty Dog is starting to expand with new modes. Sony announced that the latest patch, version 1.03, for The Last of Us includes a new multiplayer mode called Interrogation. Unlike other games that …

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LittleBigPlanet Hub Is One Free To Play Game I Can Get Behind

It’s no secret that most core gamers look down upon free to play games. They see it as nothing but a money pit run by businessmen looking to make a quick profit instead of game creators looking to craft fun experiences. There are obviously exceptions, and the latest LittleBigPlanet looks to be one of them. At Gamescom, Sony announced a …

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Here’s A Look At The Music In Beyond: Two Souls

I can’t say I really remember the music in Fahrenheit or Heavy Rain all that well. That’s not to knock David Cage and his team at Quantic Dream, but I guess I was too focused on the onscreen action to notice. That might all change in his latest title. In the newest dev diary for Beyond: Two Souls, Hans Zimmer …

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Ratchet And Clank: Into The Nexus Gets A 5-Minute Gameplay Trailer

Insomniac Games is keeping themselves busy this year with development on two titles – Ratchet and Clank: Into the Nexus for the PS3 and Sunset Overdrive for the Xbox One. The latter wasn’t at Gamescom, but the former got a little love from Sony. Despite not showing off the game at its press conference, Sony shared a new trailer for …

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Here’s A Look At The Music Of Rain

Music is an incredibly important of any gaming experience. Just look at DuckTales Remastered, and you’ll see a basic platformer elevated to the status of a golden god thanks to its soundtrack. If you find yourself interested in the music of games, you’ll definitely want to check out Sony Japan’s rain. In the latest dev diary for rain, Sony Japan …

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Sony Quietly Releases The 12GB PS3 In The U.S.

Do you want a cheap PS3? Is the current $270 asking price just too much for you? Well, Sony has a deal for you. The Sony store was quietly updated over the weekend with the PS3 12GB slim system. If you recall, this is the same flash memory-based console that Sony released last year in Europe and Hong Kong. It’s …

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