Tag: Gamescom 2012 - Page 2

  • News Native YouTube Application Streaming onto PS3

    Broadcast yourself

    You’ll no longer have to wrestle with the PlayStation 3’s sluggish web based version of YouTube, because the system is getting its own native application. Polygon reports that the free download will support high-definition video, enhanced search functionality, and more. Apparently you’ll also be able to use a connected...

  • News New PlayStation Characters Debuted in GamesCom Banner

    New blood

    Sony’s released a promotional GamesCom image featuring a handful of characters yet to be announced. The newcomers – standing alongside a slew of recognisable PlayStation mascots – include a wooden chap with a pair of scissors, a crimson pixie, and a rectangular, leaf thing. The former looks like a Wonderbook character to us, while...

  • Feature What to Expect from PlayStation at GamesCom 2012

    Reading the stars

    It’s pretty obvious that Sony adores GamesCom. The mid-August timing of the show appears to play right into the platform holder’s plans, allowing it to cast the spotlight on its holiday campaign much more assuredly than at E3 earlier in the year. Previous announcements that have taken place at the German tradeshow include the...

  • News Need for Speed: Most Wanted Trailer Teases Multiplayer Reveal

    Gearing up

    If 25-second trailers are your thing, this brand new Need for Speed: Most Wanted teaser should get you all hot under the collar. The animated short promises to fully expose the racer's multiplayer component at GamesCom next week – and that’s pretty much the sum of its contents. We suppose you could say that the video's designed to...

  • News Activision Talks Up Call of Duty Vita Ahead of Full Reveal

    True experience

    Sony may be struggling to secure third-party content for the PlayStation Vita, but the platform holder still has Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified to boast about. While the handheld spin-off is currently shrouded in mystery, publisher Activision has promised to share more details about the title at GamesCom – and it has insisted...

  • News Don't Worry, Sony's Streaming Its GamesCom Press Conference

    Dropping bombs

    Sony’s announced that it will be live streaming its GamesCom press conference online next week. The show will kick-off at 18:00PM BST on 14th August. It’ll be followed by a panel featuring Shuhei Yoshida (SCE), Kellee Santiago (ex-thatgamecompany), Alex Evans (Media Molecule) and Ian Dallas (Giant Sparrow). The platform...

  • News Oh, Sony's Also Trademarked Until Dawn Again

    Coincidence?

    Hot on the heels of this morning’s Rain trademark, seasoned snoopers have also discovered that Sony has re-registered the rights to Until Dawn. The name has long been associated with a mysterious PlayStation Move survival horror project that first appeared in a demo reel almost three years ago. Sony’s expected to

  • News Oddworld Titles Arriving on Vita "Very Soon"

    Save your moolah

    Quirky re-releases Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD and Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee HD will arrive on PlayStation Vita “very soon”, publisher Oddworld Inhabitants has announced on its Facebook page. "Both titles are coming to Vita very soon, we just need to get them finished up and through Sony QA before we can release them,"...

  • News Sony Trademarks Rain Ahead of GamesCom

    It's pouring

    Here’s a juicy tidbit to set you up for the day: Sony is working on a project called Rain. The platform holder registered a trademark for the mysterious title in North America last week – just days ahead of its GamesCom press conference. The title is unlikely to be associated with Heavy Rain, primarily due to the timing of the...

  • News JAW Promises Munch's Oddysee Update at GamesCom

    It's an odd world

    It sounds like UK developer Just Add Water is gradually getting closer to plopping Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee HD onto the PlayStation Store. Last time we heard from the studio, it was making sturdy progress with the modern makeover – and now it’s teasing a GamesCom announcement pertaining to the former Xbox exclusive. A...

  • News Square Enix Bringing Final Fantasy XIV to GamesCom

    The latest version, of course

    Try to forget that Final Fantasy XIV actually released way back in 2010 – it’s a brand new game now, remember? Square Enix has announced that the updated version of the MMORPG will headline its GamesCom offering, with on-stage gameplay demonstrations and signing sessions by producer and director Naoki Yoshida...

  • Rumour New PlayStation Move Title to Debut at GamesCom

    Move it, move it

    One of the two new titles Sony’s set to unveil at GamesCom next month will support PlayStation Move, according to a report on PSU. Details are unsurprisingly scarce, but the website claims that the platform holder will reveal a new motion controlled property at the European event. We’re secretly hoping that it’s the survival...

  • News Assassin's Creed III: Liberation Sneaking into GamesCom

    Rooftop runner

    Despite receiving a positive critical reception at E3 earlier in the year, we still haven’t seen much of Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation for PlayStation Vita. That looks likely to change at GamesCom next month, as Ubisoft has confirmed that the handheld spin-off will be playable on the show floor. It’ll be joined by a...

  • Rumour Sony Unveiling Two New Titles at GamesCom

    Place your bets now

    Sony is set to announce two new titles at GamesCom, according to a report on German website PlayFront. The publication explains that the games are hinted at in an event invitation from the publisher. It’s unclear what the new titles will be, but it seems likely that they will be for PlayStation Vita considering last month’s...

  • News Rambo: The Video Game to Debut at GamesCom

    Explosive introduction

    Sylvester Stallone is starting to become one of the more recognisable faces on PlayStation 3. Not content with his appearance in Ubisoft’s upcoming The Expendables 2 tie-in, the Hollywood heavy is also set to star in Reef Entertainment’s Rambo: The Video Game. The explosive action title – which was officially announced...

  • News Don't Worry, Sony Is Going to GamesCom After All

    Snap decisions

    Seems like Sony’s comments yesterday managed to panic GamesCom's management team into giving the platform holder better terms. The organiser hurriedly announced this morning that PlayStation will have a presence at the show. Yesterday, a German spokesperson for SCE said the company was still undecided about whether it would attend...

  • News Sony Might Not Be Going to GamesCom This Year

    Missing out

    Sony loves GamesCom. At least, that’s what we thought. In previous years the platform holder has had a big presence at the European show, announcing titles such as inFamous: Festival of Blood and even revealing the PS3 Slim to the world. But the Japanese company is unsure whether it’s going to show up at the German event this year...