TGS 2012 News

Reaction: What Sony's TGS Tells Us About PlayStation's Future

What Sony's TGS Tells Us About PlayStation's Future

Through the looking glass

Sony shocked attendees at its Tokyo Game Show press conference earlier this week by announcing the PlayStation 3 Super Slim. Unfortunately, the corrugated console itself was not the reason for open-mouthed attendees – that accolade was reserved for its flummoxing price-point. Indeed, as opposed to positioning the aging...

News: Soul Sacrifice Looks Absolutely Stunning in Motion

Soul Sacrifice Looks Absolutely Stunning in Motion

Hopeless wretch

It may not have the brand power of Monster Hunter, but that’s not stopping Soul Sacrifice from looking absolutely incredible. Sony has released two direct-feed trailers from the Tokyo Game Show demonstrating the four-player action title's spells, weapons, character customisation and controls. They’re not the most riveting...

News: New Remember Me Trailer Jogs Your Memory

New Remember Me Trailer Jogs Your Memory

Sensory overload

Capcom and DONTNOD’s cyber-punk action adventure Remember Me sure is shaping up. This brand new developer walkthrough focuses on the game’s Combo Lab feature, which allows players to build and practice new fighting techniques against enemy AI opponents. Combos can be constructed using Pressens, which each have different...

News: Capcom Resurrects Dragon's Dogma with Major Expansion

Capcom Resurrects Dragon's Dogma with Major Expansion

Awaken

Dragon’s Dogma was a pretty big success for Capcom in Japan, so it’s perhaps unsurprising that it has lined up a major expansion for release next year. The pack – dubbed Dark Arisen – will allow players to carry over their save data from the original game. And that, unfortunately, is pretty much everything we know. In the meantime,...

News: Gravity Rush Director Teases Super Secret Sequel

Gravity Rush Director Teases Super Secret Sequel

Kat attack

Legendary game designer Keiichiro Toyama has teased that there may be a sequel to Gravity Rush on the cards. The title won a game of the year award at the Tokyo Game Show earlier today, and after being congratulated by fans on Twitter, the Silent Hill creator declared: “Thank you! I’ll do my best on the sequel.” The luminary was...

News: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Carves Out a Slot on PSN

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Carves Out a Slot on PSN

Digital love

Sony’s getting really aggressive with regards to digital releases. An increasing number of blockbuster titles are hitting the PlayStation Store at the same time as retail – including the likes of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Konami has confirmed that the swashbuckling spin-off will hit the PS3’s digital storefront in Japan on...

News: Okami HD Paints a Date with PSN on 30th October

Okami HD Paints a Date with PSN on 30th October

Wolf it down

Capcom’s lavish high-definition retooling of Okami will hit the North American PlayStation Store on 30th October, the publisher has announced. European players will have an additional day to dig out their paper and pens, when the title travels overseas on 31st October. The re-mastered classic will cost £15.99/$19.99, and will...

News: Yakuza 5 Attacks Japanese Stores on 6th December

Yakuza 5 Attacks Japanese Stores on 6th December

Fans won't have to wait long

SEGA has released two brand new Yakuza 5 trailers at the Tokyo Game Show, as well as confirming that the game will be available to Japanese consumers on 6th December. The story of Yakuza 5 begins with Kazuma Kiryu working as a taxi driver, and thus getting into some crazy car chases. The plot also somehow incorporates...

News: E.X. Troopers Dazzles with Tokyo Game Show Trailer

E.X. Troopers Dazzles with Tokyo Game Show Trailer

Don your dancing shoes

Capcom’s decision to not bring the brilliant E.X. Troopers overseas is getting harder and harder to take. The cel-shaded Lost Planet spin-off has a really slick style to it that’s evidenced in buckets by this campy Tokyo Game Show trailer. The video shows off the game’s combat and exploratory action, all set to the...

News: Latest PlayStation All-Stars Trailer Turns Up the Heat

Latest PlayStation All-Stars Trailer Turns Up the Heat

Calculated chaos

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale’s character roster is finally starting to come together – and this Tokyo Game Show trailer acknowledges that with a madcap 90-second video showing everyone in action. We’re especially enjoying the LocoRoco stage, which is more colourful than a kaleidoscope pointed at the sun. The game’s...

News: Keiji Inafune's Next Project Is Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

Keiji Inafune's Next Project Is Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

Surprise, surprise

Legendary Japanese game developer Keiji Inafune certainly gets about. Mere hours after apologising to attendees at Sony’s Tokyo Game Show press conference for Soul Sacrifice’s short delay, the former Capcom employee popped up at Tecmo Koei’s showcase to announce Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z. The undead spin-off is being developed...

News: Dead or Alive 5 Will Be Available Digitally At Launch

Dead or Alive 5 Will Be Available Digitally At Launch

Easy access

Not every title suits a digital release, but fighting games certainly benefit from the added accessibility of being stored on a hard drive. As such, it makes perfect sense that Dead or Alive 5 will be available from the PlayStation Store alongside its retail counterpart. You’ll be able to download the title from 25th September in North...

News: Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus 2 Striking Vita Next Year

Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus 2 Striking Vita Next Year

Hard as nails

If you enjoyed playing the original Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus on PlayStation Vita, then you’re in luck – publisher Tecmo Koei has announced that Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus 2 will be making the jump onto Sony’s shiny handheld early next year. Details are scarce right now, but we anticipate more information will be revealed in the...

News: Soul Sacrifice Forfeits Original Winter Release Date

Soul Sacrifice Forfeits Original Winter Release Date

Battle of the beasts

Sony’s Tokyo Game Show press conference wasn’t all good news. Indeed, the platform holder used the event to announce that Soul Sacrifice – Keiji Inafune’s twisted PlayStation Vita exclusive – will no longer release this winter. The action adventure will instead arrive next spring, which is the same window currently...