A title that caused quite a stir last year for all the right reasons was a horror indie game called Lone Survivor. The title comes from the Superflat Games and the mind of Jasper Byrne who states “it’s a game very personal to me that took almost seven years to get right. I guess you could call it a blend of ‘Lynchian’ psychological horror, point’n’click adventure mechanics and a virtual pet-like ‘physical and mental survival simulation’ – the idea being that how you choose to survive is up to you.”
Candygun Games’ much anticipated action-brawler Dollar Dash is releasing on the PlayStation Network in North America on March 19.
The team from Hamburg, Germany have been toiling away for a while now and will now be able to move onto their next project which they have teased in a recent interview we had with them.
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Blaxploitation and a Mystical Snoop Dogg serve as the center piece to the new rhythm-action combat game, Way of the Dogg. 505 Games and Echo Peak announce the new title for XBLA, PSN, iOS and Android later this year.
” Way of the Dogg is the first true gamification of my music,” said Snoop Dogg. It also brings Snoop’s journey of his personal reincarnation as Snoop Lion. The story of his journey as Snoop Lion is further unraveled by the his new album, REINCARNATED, set to release April 23rd.
Way of the Dogg combines classic Kung-Fu, Snoop’s soundtrack and Echo Peaks music game experience to deliver an interesting take on a multi-genre title.
Find out more about Way of the Dogg at www.wayofthedogg.com.
If the game design and plot doesn’t pull you in, the music will. Soul Sacrifice for the PS Vita has received star treatment in what perceived as a potential system seller. One half of the music and all of the conducting was done by Wataru Hokoyama (See Soul Sacrifice music to get star treatment ) who shares a special message at the end of the video. The video shows Hokoyama conducting a powerful bit of music for Soul Sacrifice at Skywalker Sound, tubas et al. Skywalker Sound was founded in 1975 by George Lucas and has been recognized as the preeminent recording studio for film and games. Keiji Inafune (co-designer of Mega Man) designed the action-role-playing game for the Vita due to arrive in the US and Europe April 30th and May 1st respectively.
Muramasa: Rebirth is heading to Vitas everywhere on June 25. The game was originally made for Wii and published by Ignition Entertainment but this time around is being published by Aksys. Aksys will be doing the localization of the game is which great news since the Wii’s localization was fairly lackluster. Besides looking better than the original the game will also feature a separate jump button as compared to the Wii version where up on the D-pad functioned as a jump button.
There are also four new characters coming to us in the form of DLC. Each character will will have their own scenario for players to play through. The announcement of the Vita edition and the DLC has us stoked to get our hands on the game and we never even played the original. How do you feel about it coming to Vita?
In an interview with Polish magazine PSX Extreme (via Examiner), Sony Computer Entertainment studio Guerilla Cambridge has suggested that their upcoming PlayStation Vita game Killzone: Mercenary, will be the best-looking game on the handheld. Read the rest of this entry »
MLB 13 The Show, the Vita edition, has a new trailer out in time for its launch this past Tuesday. The trailer shows plenty of gameplay to get baseball fans’ hearts pumping fast and furiously. The graphics look to be on par with the PlayStation 3 version this year which is great news for Vita fans. SCE San Diego Studio has made the game look exciting even for non-baseball fans but we shall see if it really can pull them in this year.
Starbreeze Studios has partnered up with visionary Swedish film director Josef Fares to bring the gorgeous Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons to PSN, XBLA and PC (via Steam) this spring. The top-down, action/adventure game has players control two brothers at the same time – one brother on each thumbstick and trigger – as they embark on a quest to look for a cure for their sick father. A walkthrough trailer (below) with Game Director Josef Fares gives a brief glimpse into the mechanics of the intriguing title as well as the types of challenges the siblings will face in this new and dangerous world.
Persona 2 suffered from split personalities. The game was split between two different games, Persona 2: Innocent Sin and Persona 2: Eternal Punishment and saw remakes on the PSP, though Eternal Punishment was not released in the US. So do this mean we are finally getting that long sought after version? Not exactly.
ATLUS had encountered some significant issues with localizing the PSP version of the game. As a peace offering to fans the company has released the PSOne version on PSN. This version is mostly similar to the PSP version though the translation is not on par with recent localizations of the Persona series. A clarification list can be found on the PlayStation blog, here.
Up until today however, it seems that there were issues downloading the game to the PSP and PS Vita. PSP owners enjoyed a work around by downloading the game to their PS3 and then transferring the games to the PSP. The game seems to be accessible as of this morning for PS Vita owners.
You can help Maya Amano solve the mystery of the Joker Curse, battle or negotiate with demons, and watch rumors you spread come to life for only $9.99.