Will this lower the threshold to make Sony's discount/free game service viable for any one sitting on the fence about subscribing?
Want to set up downloads on your PS3 while you're at work or grandma's house? Well, now you can do just that, as the PlayStation web store has gone live in the US, Mexico, Brazil and Canada. It's really called the Sony Entertainment Network now, but either way were now able to find games, demos and all sorts of other digital goodies right from your PC. Read More...
Someday soon (hopefully) Microsoft and Sony will announce their new gaming consoles. Until that day arrives, we'll have to keep ourselves entertained with rumors and speculation. The latest rumblings on Sony's supposed PlayStation 4 further suggest the console's new controllers with sport a touchscreen, though it won't be on the front. Read More...
We're still not completely sure why you'd want to cross-play a technical fighting game between a PS3 and a Vita, but a new training mode and tutorial seem like great additions to Team Ninja's upcoming port.
The touch-controlled platformer/hack and slash from "Tenchu" developers Acquire for the Vita might just draw your interest.
Here's a little known fact: Earth Defense Force 2017 was the first game to ever be reviewed on MTV Multiplayer back in 2007. Prior to that, the giant alien bug and robot hunting franchise was a delight that was reserved only for Japanese gamers. Since then, the EDF have only graced consoles one other time, for 2011's Insect Armageddon, which brought some good (and bad) changes to the franchise along with a new developer, Vicious Cycle. Fortunately, fans that were won over by the original EDF 2017 release now have a chance to relive their original battle with the space invaders, and do it anywhere they want to. Sandlot and D3 Publisher have re-released their original Xbox 360 exclusive epic for the PlayStation Vita, making Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable one of the best ways to fight giant monsters on a tiny screen.
Something spooky's taking control of the oddball mix of Eskimos, guards, musicians, and regular civilians in this sequel to 2010's browser-based puzzle platformer from SFB Games.
It's got a crossdressing hippo in a rhythm gameplay sequence, so there's that.
This might not, strictly speaking, be the absolute, positive best time for new releases, with only a pair of notable titles on the calendar for this week. After a lengthy delay since its Japanese release, Platinum Games' arena action game "Anarchy Reigns" finally gets a stateside release, will "Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable" offers a bug hunt on your Vita.