Tag: Gamescom 2011
News Start the Party, Drink Your Drink, Save the World
Just a normal night in for us
Having released Start the Party to mixed reviews, Supermassive Games has higher hopes for its sequel: it reckons it might be able to save our planet. Start the Party: Save the World was officially announced at Gamescom last week, and we have the first trailer below showing more of the augmented reality motion controlled...
News Puddle Makes a Splash on PSN in November
Sorry about that
Konami's liquid PSN puzzler Puddle looks like an interesting use of PlayStation Move, and at least as interesting as the rather-similar-actually Fluidity on WiiWare. The inevitable result of Move's motion controls and a game about fluids, you tilt the controller to funnel the liquids through a series of mazes, avoiding fire,...
News First Look at Silent Hill: Book of Memories Gameplay
A shift of perspective
When Silent Hill: Book of Memories was first announced, the only thing Konami revealed about the game was its title and that it was not a port. Die-hard Silent Hill fans rejoiced, as they were getting a dedicated new entry in the series built from the ground up. Then they found out it was multiplayer. Some Silent Hill...
News Gravity Daze Now Gravity Rush, New Screenshots and Trailer
Jump on in
Gravity Rush, previously known as Gravity Daze, is a PS Vita exclusive from Japan Studio, the devs that gave us such portable classics as Locoroco and Patapon. The game has a surreal, cel-shaded look that favors flair over realism, and gameplay revolves around a gravity manipulation mechanic that has the female protagonist jumping and...
News Get Physical After Hours with New Move Triple Pack
Turn the lights low
No, it's not a new We Dare trilogy: Sony's putting three Move-controlled sports titles onto one Blu-ray disc and calling it After Hours Athletes. The trio comprises PSN titles Hustle Kings, High Velocity Bowling and Top Darts, complete with all their downloadable content too. Rather like puzzle pack Move Mind Benders there's no...
News Move Mind Benders Holds Three Puzzlers in One
Best of all, it's got Lemmings
Some of Move's best content is available on the PlayStation Store, but what about those PS3 owners who aren't able to get online: should they miss out on the motion-controlled treats? Of course not. That's why Sony's preparing a pair of Blu-ray compilations, putting together the best Move has to offer. Move Mind...
News PS Vita Will Have Cross-Game Voice Chat
Via Party app
Sony Europe's R&D Manager Phil Rogers has confirmed that the PlayStation Vita will allow users to text and voice chat with friends via the system's Party app, even if they are playing different games or using different applications. Cross-game voice chat, it's there and it's on Vita. Party lets up to four users band together to...
News Hands-on Resistance: Burning Skies Video
Say hello to your new protagonist
The PlayStation Blog has posted a brand new video hands-on for Resistance: Burning Skies, along with an interview with Rob Heubner from developer Nihilistic. The video showcases some of the new touch screen features of the title, like locking onto multiple enemy targets with the swipe of a finger or issuing a melee...
News Escape Plan Trailer Can't Escape the Internet
Captured for your pleasure
Sony has got an all-new game for the PS Vita straight out of Gamescom, and by the looks of it, Escape Plan is one of the more stylised and puzzling titles making its way to the system. The game has players guiding two differently proportioned protagonists, Lil and Laarg, through a variety of dangerous rooms. Players use...
News Sony Spraypaints 'Tag' Trailer Into Real World
Time to start a gang
Sony already introduced us to Reality Fighter, its first-party augmented reality game for PS Vita, but now they are taking to the streets to give us Tag, a graffiti-sim title that lets you "tag" real world environments using the system's camera. Basically you design a tag using the touch screen, save it, and then go around the...
News PS Vita RAM Confirmed at 512MB
More RAM than PS3!
Shooting down previous rumours that the PS Vita RAM was reduced to 256MB to accommodate a lower launch price, Sony has confirmed that the system will indeed sport 512MB of RAM. These were the original numbers thought to be packed into the system back when it was called the NGP, and places the handheld above PlayStation 3's 256MB...
News LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Pack Out Next Month
It's been a long wait for the LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Pack, but it's nearly upon us with release set for next month. Sony featured the add-on as part of its Gamescom 2011 presentation, with the video below hopefully answering some questions about what exactly comes in the package. Are you looking forward to putting the Move controls...
News SEGA Serves Up a Slice of Virtua Tennis on Vita
SEGA's preparing to continue its rally with tennis games on portable PlayStations: PSP received Virtua Tennis World Tour and Virtua Tennis 3, and next year we'll see Virtua Tennis 4 come to PlayStation Vita. As you can see from the fresh set of new screenshots and trailer below, the game is shaping up very nicely indeed, with a strange...
News Ninja Gaiden 3 Unsheathes Full PlayStation Move Support
Move over Greater Fiend
It’s has been rumoured here at Movemodo for quite some time, but an unexpected email from Tecmo Koei stealthily slipped into our email inboxes today and confirmed that the upcoming release of Ninja Gaiden 3 will release with full PlayStation Move support. Team NINJA’s leader Yosuke Hayashi stated: NINJA GAIDEN 3 is all...
News PS Vita's Development Kit Is Very Affordable
Alert to all independent developers
Gamescom 2011 has been crucial for Vita, with new game announcements and info on some of the games we already knew about. While most of this news has been aimed at the consumers, a segment of news we’ve come across is just as great for independent developers as it is for consumers. SCEE’s George Bain spoke...
News This is What Move Fitness Looks Like in Motion
Sony steps up
While the announcement of Move Fitness was a surprise to some, it really shouldn't be: Sony's lack of a fitness title has meant it's missed out on a lucrative market for PlayStation Move, but that will change later this year. Here's the official Gamescom trailer showing you just how much fun fitness can be when you've got PlayStation...
News Ubisoft Confirms Assassin's Creed and Lumines for PS Vita
Plus four more titles
Ubisoft confirmed today that it is bringing a total of six more games to the PlayStation Vita. The titles include a portable port of its upcoming Rayman Origins game, an Asphalt game, Dungeon Hunter: Alliance and a Vita version of Michael Jackson: The Experience. Most interesting is the confirmation of Assassin's Creed, and an...
News Resistance: Burning Skies Confirmed for Vita
Nihilistic's game gets named
Resistance on PlayStation Vita has an official name: Resistance: Burning Skies. Developed by Nihilistic Software, the game was shown off during Sony's media briefing at Gamescom in Cologne. With a brand new hero — Tom Riley — and a brand new story, here's hoping the game can live up to the standard set by its...
News Race at Night, Make Horses Mate in Champion Jockey
What more could you want?
Move-controlled gallop simulator Champion Jockey isn't just about glorious sunshine and seeing where you're going: it's about night races with no headlights and horses having sex. That's right: not only can you take your steed out on the grass when the sun is up, you'll be able to race when you should both be hitting the...