All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘PS3’

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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Castle Of Illusion Goes Free For PlayStation Plus Members This Week

PlayStation Plus members have been spoiled this month. First, they got Mercenary Kings and Batman: Arkham City for free, and then Stealth Inc goes free. Now Plus members are getting a remake of one of the better Mickey Mouse games free of charge. That’s right, this week’s free PlayStation Plus game is Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse. The game …

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Let’s Take A Look At Drakengard 3’s Character Designs

JRPG character design is either the best in the industry or the absolute worst depending on who you ask. Personally, I fall into the former and many others do as well. For those who prefer the Japanese aesthetic, you might even find yourself wanting to design a few characters in that style yourself. Well, you can always buy JRPG art …

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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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Guitar Hero DLC Gets Axed Later This Month

Were you one of the millions of people who bought into the Guitar Hero craze all those years ago? You probably even have a few of the plastic instruments lying around. Well, you might want to dust them off as Activision is shutting off its DLC servers. Activision announced today that all of the DLC for Guitar Hero, Band Hero …

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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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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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HBO GO on the PS3 Finally a Reality, Still Waiting on a PS4 App

In oh, really, that wasn’t a thing already? news, today is the day that HBO GO, HBO’s on-demand streaming video app, finally lands on the PS3. “Watch every episode of every season of the HBO’s best shows, including True Detective, Boardwalk Empire and Game of Thrones. Speaking of Game of Thrones, with the season 4 premiere airing on April 6th, …

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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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Drakengard 3 Wants You To Know Its Mature

Square Enix pretty much surprised everyone when it announced that it would be localizing Drakengard 3. The series hasn’t exactly been that popular in the U.S., and its spinoff – NieR – is polarizing to say the least. The true believers are incredibly grateful, however, and have been pestering Square Enix for even more information on the prequel to one …

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Ultra Street Fighter IV Is Like The Wayback Machine Of Fighting Games

Fighting games are constantly evolving in the name of balance. One character might be too powerful while others aren’t powerful enough. It’s inevitable then that some players will be unhappy when powerful characters get nerfed in later versions. Capcom is finally giving those players an outlet in the latest incarnation of Street Fighter IV. Capcom unveiled this weekend that Ultra …

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Here’s A Behind The Scenes Look At The Last Of Us: Left Behind

The Last of Us was easily one of the best games of 2013 thanks to its stellar gameplay and mature storytelling that didn’t treat its audience like a bunch of a bunch of adolescent boys. It seemed like Naughty Dog would never be able to outdo itself, but it did with the first and only single-player DLC for the game. …

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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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Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2 Gets One Last Trailer

February has been an absolutely bonkers month for game releases. March isn’t looking any slower with major releases like Titanfall, Dark Souls II and South Park: The Stick Of Truth. Before you start counting your money to make sure you have enough cash for the games of March, Konami would like to remind you of one last game left in …

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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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After Four Years, Sony Finally Advertises PlayStation Plus

PlayStation Plus was introduced four years ago as a premium subscription service that would net subscribers free games and game discounts every month. It was totally unlike Xbox Live in that online play was still free and Plus was just a nice perk. With the PS4, PlayStation Plus is a lot more like Xbox Live and Sony apparently needs to …

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Check Out The First 13 Minutes From South Park: The Stick Of Truth

South Park: The Stick Of Truth has gone gold. After two years of known development and a delay or two, what may be the funniest RPG ever made is nearly upon us. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Ubisoft has shared a new trailer. In the trailer below, you’ll get to see the first 13 minutes of gameplay from South Park: …

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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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Far Cry Classic Comes To Xbox 360, PS3 Today

Remember Far Cry? The original PC game developed by Crytek back in 2004 was the first game to introduce us to the veritable CryEngine that’s now being used in games like Crysis and Ryse: Son of Rome. It also helped solidify PC gaming’s superiority when it came to visuals. Now the original PC classic is finally making its way to …

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Here’s A Combo Heavy Lords Of Shadow 2 Trailer

You could easily argue that Castlevania: Lords of Shadow had simplistic combat. Sure, there was a combo system in place, but it really couldn’t compete with the likes of God of War or Devil May Cry. With Lords of Shadow 2, it looks like the team is stepping up its game with a variety of weapons that can be switched …

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Here’s Some More Lords Of Shadow 2 Gameplay

When it comes to game trailers, nothing beats direct feed gameplay. Sure, developer diaries are nice and all, but they rarely give us a look at how the game actually plays. That’s why it’s a relief that the guys over at Mercury Steam are finally sharing a new gameplay trailer for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. In the latest trailer …

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Lightning Returns To Raid Some Tombs

Until now, Square Enix hasn’t really crossed the streams between its Western and Japanese properties. It seemingly kept the separate because the fan bases for franchises like Tomb Raider and Final Fantasy were different. Well, Square is going to try things out with a little cross pollination DLC. Square Enix announced this morning that Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII will …

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PS4 Update 1.60 Adds Support For Wireless Headsets

When the PS4 first launched, the system only supported wired headsets. It was a major disappointment for PS3 owners hoping their $100 wireless headset would be supported out of the box. It wasn’t like Sony just killed support though – it promised that it would update the PS4 firmware in early 2014 to include support. January came and gone without …

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Sherlock Holmes Makes The Jump To Next Gen With Crimes and Punishments

The Sherlock Holmes adventure games from Focus Home Interactive have apparently been popular enough to warrant multiple sequels since the first game was released in 2002. The franchise has moved between various platforms, including the DS, Wii and PS3; but now is making its way onto next-gen consoles. Focus Home Interactive announced this week that Sherlock Holmes: Crime and Punishments …

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Outlast Free On PS4 Next Month For Plus Members

Every month, Sony serves up a number of free games for PlayStation Plus members. January was a touch act to follow with great games like BioShock Infinite and Brothers going free on the PS3, but it looks like February might be even better. Sony unveiled this morning that Outlast – the indie horror title that scared PC gamers in 2013 …

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Final Fantasy XIII Becomes An SNES RPG In Story Recap

Final Fantasy XIII has a confusing mess of a story. It’s sequel – Final Fantasy XIII-2 – didn’t make things better by introducing time travel into the mix. That’s why Square Enix felt it needed to remind everybody how things went down in the first two games before people start playing Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII next month. Now, Square …

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Here’s A Look At The World Of Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is going to be very different from the first title in the trilogy. Just looking at gameplay videos wouldn’t tell you that, however, as it still retains the same combat and dark gothic themes as the original game. Where it truly differentiates itself is in the world and exploration. In a new trailer for Lords …

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