Leading the Sony press conference with a new IP called Beyond: Two Souls, Quantic Dream made their first debut of their new title. Graphics have have vastly improved from Heavy Rain, their previous title. Featuring Ellen Paige as the voice actress for the main character, Jodie Holmes, Beyond: Two Souls will cover 15 years of her life. In addition, Holmes has the ability to use some sort of telekinetic powers. [...]
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time for the PlayStation 3 is due for this fall. The game was initially announced at E3 2011 by Sony aiming for a 2012 release window. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is the 4th installment of the Sly Cooper series and is not being developed by Sucker Punch, the developer of the original three Sly Cooper games.
The Sony Entertainment Network is supposed to be a tax-free endeavor, but Sony had mistakenly charged some of the users a tax on their digital goods. The purchases in question took place between November 18th, 2010 and April 11th, 2011, and Sony promises to have the amount credited back to each user’s account by the end of March. If for some reason you don’t see the money back on your [...]
Killzone 3 is getting a stand-alone multiplayer mode release on the PlayStation Network next week for $14.99. This edition of the game lacks any singleplayer content but includes all maps and free level cap. This is the first game from Sony that is receiving this kind of treatment. What the future holds for this type of move is unknown.
The International Consumer Electronics Show, going on now, isn’t specifically a gaming show, but there’s always a few tidbits of gaming news, especially when it comes to hardware. This year Sony is showcasing the Playstation Vita on the showroom floor. For news on this and Sony’s other electronics tune into the livestream at 5 p.m. Pacific time (in about 30 minutes). Directly after the conference will be a Q&A and [...]
Journey is a game about emotional transformation and travel, a brand new take on games that could only come from the creative minds at ThatGameCompany, the same people that brought you Flower and Flow. In a game that boasts no dialogue and limited interaction in a multiplayer setting, the only audible component that will drive the game is its musical score. The composer, Austin Wintory who also composed the score [...]
The Japanese release of the Playstation Vita has suffered quite a few setbacks early on. It sold 325,000 units in its first 48 hours, which while not amazing is nothing to laugh at, but the following week, that all important week leading up to Christmas, it only sold an additional 72,479 which is fairly dismal. As if that wasn’t bad enough earlier today American consumers noticed that the Amazon description [...]