All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘PS Vita’

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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No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either! Hits PS Vita Today

The No Heroes Allowed franchise has been a big hit since the PSP days with its humorous take on villainy and Dungeon Keeper-esque gameplay. Now the series has returned on the PS Vita in a decidedly different format. Sony announced today that No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either! will be out on PS Vita today. The free-to-play game tasks players …

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Sony Bringing Freedom Wars And More To PS Vita In North America

After a rocky launch and an even rockier first year, the PS Vita is finally finding its footing. While Sony’s handheld will never be able to catch up to the 3DS at this rate, it’s still a great machine for those who love Japanese games. Sony knows this and has answered in the form of announcing the localization of three …

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Futuridium EP Deluxe Announced For The PS4

Last week, Sony announced that it had 1,000 licensed developers making games for the PS4. Now those developers are announcing indie projects left and right for Sony’s new console. The latest is an enhanced port of a previously announced PS Vita title. MixedBag announced today on the PlayStation Blog that its bringing Futuridium EP Deluxe – a super colorful space …

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Borderlands 2 PS Vita Bundle Launches May 6, Standalone Game Hits May 13

Earlier this year, Sony announced that the new slim PS Vita would be launching this Spring alongside a version of Borderlands 2 built just for the device. Well, Sony has held to their part of the bargain and announced that both will be hitting retail next month. Sony announced today that the Borderlands 2 PS Vita bundle will be hitting …

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Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Is Just More Hotline Miami (And That’s Not A Bad Thing)

Hotline Miami came out of nowhere two years ago and became one of the best games of 2012. The top down action game demanded lightning quick reflexes from its players and it rewarded them with the best cathartic violence ever seen in a video game. Now the developers are working on a sequel and it looks like more of the …

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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Still Kicking, Gets Balance Update

Remember PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale? The Smash Bros.-like brawler featuring Sony’s stable of characters was certainly piqued our interest when it was first unveiled, but interest in the title has since pretty much fizzled out. Well, Sony can’t have that, and has been working on a title update that will hopefully bring players back to the game. Sony announced today …

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Stealth Inc Goes Free For PlayStation Plus Members Tomorrow

Last week, Sony announced April’s batch of free games for PlayStation Plus members. While the biggest draw was definitely Mercenary Kings on PS4, there were a number of great games for PS3 and PS Vita as well. This week, PS3 and PS Vita owners can get their hands on one of last year’s biggest indie hits. Sony announced this morning …

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Minecraft Gets Uncharted, Killzone Skins On PS3

Minecraft on consoles is a great experience, but it does lose a bit in the transition. Case in point – the numerous mods available on the PC version of the game just aren’t possible on consoles. To make up for that, Microsoft began releasing character skins based on their most popular franchises for the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. Now …

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Destiny Of Spirits Out Today On PS Vita

Have you been itching for a new free-to-play RPG? If so, you might be getting just what you want on the Vita. Sony announced today that Destiny of Spirits, a free-to-play location-based RPG, will be out today on the PlayStation Vita. The game has players summoning spirits to do battle with and against players from all over the world. Players …

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PS Vita To Receive Update 3.10 Today

The PS Vita is turning into quite the handy portable games console. Even if you don’t use all the features on the device (like the email app), it’s still a daily companion for some of us. Now Sony is making it even better with a new firmware update. Sony announced today that the PS Vita firmware will be updated to …

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Hyper Light Drifter Looks Like A 2D Dark Souls

The retro look is starting to get old. It peaked with Sword & Swocery, and has been going downhill since. Now Heart Machine has come to the rescue with a new retro-inspired title that’s absolutely gorgeous. Heart Machine announced today that its Kickstarter-funded RPG Hyper Light Drifter would be coming to the PS4 and PS Vita this year. The game …

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Race The Sun Announced For PS3, PS4 And Vita

Last year, indie dev Flippfly introduced the world to Race the Sun – a procedurally generated racing game for PC. Now they’re bringing it to Sony’s platforms. Flippfly announced today that that they’re bringing Race the Sun to PS3, PS4 and PS Vita this summer. The unique racing game promises speed in it most distilled form as players race against …

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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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Puzzle Game Pavilion Previewed For PlayStation 4

As seen in the near-weekly announcements from Sony, indie games appear to have a new home in the PlayStation 4. Dozens of new indie games will be making their way to Sony’s new console this year, and a few of them will probably be free through PS Plus as well. Today Visiontrick Media took to the PlayStation Blog to preview …

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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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Sony Celebrating Vita’s Second Birthday With Sales

It’s been two years since the PlayStation Vita first hit store shelves. The handheld has been through some ups and downs (mostly downs) since then, but it’s finally starting to come into its own as a premium handheld device with games that largely cater to a core audience. Now some of those games are going on sale. Sony announced today …

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Here’s What’s New In Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD

Sony began the HD remaster trend with God of War Collection for PS3. At the time, it seemed developers were just content with upgrading the resolution of these older games and leaving it at that. Square Enix has proven it isn’t so lazy with its HD remasters of Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy X. In the latest trailer for Final …

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MLB 14 The Show Coming To PS3 And Vita In April, PS4 In May

MLB 14 The Show will be the only true baseball simulation title out for consoles this year thanks to 2K not renewing its agreement with the MLB. Sure, the MLB itself will be putting out a new RBI Baseball game this year, but PlayStation consoles will be the only place baseball fans can get a deep sim experience when it …

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PS Vita Slim Announced For North America

Last year, Sony launched a slimmer PS Vita in Japan alongside the PS Vita TV micro-console. While Sony seems content to keep the Vita TV in Japan, the slimmer PS Vita is finally making its way to our shores. Yesterday evening, Sony announced that the slimmer, lighter PS Vita would be coming to North America in the Spring. The new …

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Sony Bringing Four Games To Vita As Part Of Play 2014 Promotion

For the past few years, Sony has promoted upcoming PlayStation titles through Play – a four-week long promotion that encourages players to buy upcoming titles in exchange for refunds. PlayStation Plus members generally receive a gracious discount on top of that as well. While these promotions generally take place during the summer, Sony is starting early this year with a …

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PlayStation Plus Gets BioShock Infinite, Don’t Starve In January

It’s the day after Christmas, and you’re already downloading all the free games you can get from PlayStation Plus after your parents, friends or significant other purchased a year’s subscription to PlayStation Plus for you. While there’s plenty of great content to be had on the service already, January is going to be a stellar debut for PlayStation Plus in …

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Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Gets A Collector’s Edition

Square Enix announced last month that its long-in-development HD ports of Final Fantasy X/X-2 would finally hit the PS3 in March. At the time, it also announced that the game would be receiving a limited edition. Now Square Enix is back with more news about a collector’s edition and the Vita editions of the game. In a post on the …

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Road Not Taken Is One Of The More Interesting Games Coming To PS4

Earlier this year, Sony announced a number of indie titles heading to the PS4. One of them was an interesting roguelike puzzle game called Road Not Taken. At the time, we didn’t know much about it, but now we do. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Spry Fox’ Daniel Cook updated players on just what Road Not Taken is …

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PlayStation Store To Heavily Discount Games For The Holidays

The best part about the holidays for gamers is the ridiculous amount of sales that take place between Black Friday and Christmas day. While Black Friday has already come and gone, we’re now in the second phase of the holiday sales season and Sony is already heavily discounting some of the year’s best games. In a post on the PlayStation …

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Sony Resetting Some PSN Passwords After Detecting “Irregular Activity”

It’s been two years now since the PSN was down for a month following an attack orchestrated by members of Anonymous. Since then, Sony has done everything in its power to protect its infrastructure and the accounts that reside on it. That sometimes includes resetting passwords without telling anybody about it until after the fact. Some PSN users tried to …

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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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Sony Is Planning a PS4/Vita Bundle For This Year

Back in October, Sony was asked whether or not it would consider bundling the PS4 with the PS Vita. After all, remote play is a big selling point for the Vita and the company could use its new home console to sell more handhelds. At the time, Sony wasn’t committed to the idea just yet, but a lot can change …

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Tearaway Gets A Delightful Launch Trailer

Have you been playing your PlayStation Vita lately? That’s probably a no, but Sony thinks you’ll want to dust off its handheld with the release of Tearaway this Friday. To celebrate the impending launch of what may be the most delightful game of the year, Sony has released a launch trailer for Tearaway that’s full of color, happiness and everything …

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This Tearaway Trailer Will Make You Want To Work At Media Molecule

When kids are growing up, they envision game development studios as places where people are free to do what they want as they work on a game. That couldn’t be further from the truth for most studios, but it does seem to a pretty apt description of Media Molecule. Sony’s Media Molecule – the studio behind LittleBigPlanet and upcoming Vita …

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