Posted 10 March
Another week in the can. Motorstorm RC has been a big discussion topic with colleagues comparing times and issuing challenges; I don’t think I’ve heard the verb ‘trousered’ used so often as I have in last seven days. Have you ever had a big gaming rivalry? Tell us about it.
Here’s your recap.
- DUST 514 Will Be Free To Play On PlayStation 3 - DUST 514 is the first-ever game built from the ground up as a free-to-play MMOFPS on console, exclusively on the PlayStation 3.
- Billy Idol, Backstreet Boys And Hurts In The 7 March SingStore Update! - This week’s SingStore Update will have you saying, “I Want It That Way”!
- Heads-Up PlayStation Plus Update – 7th March 2012 - This month’s highlights include a 100% discount on Trine 2 and an early release for Journey.
- Assassin’s Creed III’s First Trailer - Get this first official look at the new installment, featuring a rich backdrop provided by the American Revolution and a Native American protagonist named Connor.
- ModNation Racers: Road Trip – Beverly Hills, That’s Where I Want To Be! - Join two members of the San Diego Studios team as they test out ModNation Racers: Road Trip’s check-in feature at some star-studded locations.
- Super Stardust Delta Q&A - The devs of one of the best-received Vita launch games talk about the new handheld, challenges of development, and what’s new in this Stardust game.
- Unit 13 Out Tomorrow For PlayStation Vita - Designed specifically for the Vita, Unit 13 puts a console-quality shooter experience in the palms of your hands by offering true dual analog stick controls, crisp, detailed graphics and always-on network connectivity.
- PlayStation Home: We Dig Fossils - Cheesy puns, high fashion, weddings, luxury airplanes, and some casual archaeology are all to be found in this week’s update.
- Introducing Datura For PlayStation Move - The creators of “Linger in Shadows” are back with a new game that uses PlayStation Move in a totally innovative way, coming out on PSN later this year.
- ‘Heads-Up’ Game Store Update 7th March 2012 - Trine 2, Mass Effect 3, a Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13 Demo, and tons of special offers arrive this week in the PlayStation Store.
- GDC 2012: Sound Shapes Hands On Tour - Check out gameplay video from upcoming PS Vita musical platformer Sound Shapes at this year’s Game Developers Conference.
- Unit 13 Training Videos: Part 2 – Game Types - Part two of three in this training video series introduces you to the various mission types in Unit 13 and gives you advice on how to best approach them.
- Get Under The Spell Of Sorcery From 23 May - Get ready for an an action-packed, magical adventure where the PlayStation Move is your magic wand and only you can harness the true power of magic to save a mystical realm.
- Quantic Dream Unveil KARA - Watch the new video showcasing amazing new development technology from the creators of Heavy Rain.
- Further Behind The Scenes With thatgamecompany - This dev diary video delves behind the scenes in the creation of Journey, which is already receiving rave reviews from critics.
- Mass Effect 3 Available Tomorrow - The war to Take Earth Back has begun! Only you decide how it ends.
- Balancing Control And Combat In Wheels Of Destruction - Wheels of Destruction’s gameplay strikes the perfect balance of smooth vehicle control and weapon mastery.
- Starhawk Beta Update: 32 Players, Tanks, & Jetbikes! You In? - Beta Update 1.3 is out now! Get the lowdown on all the new features.
- David Cage On Creating KARA - The writer and director at Quantic Dream discusses the video demo that wowed the GDC.
- Access Episode 24 - This week’s episode has got the latest news on Twisted Metal and Sleeping Dogs, plus a visit to Vita Rooms London and more.
- PS Vita Video Walkthough: Music Unlimited And Videos From PlayStation Store - With a global library of more than 15 million songs, the Music Unlimited service makes its way to PS Vita with some added features that take advantage of Vita’s unique capabilities.
- VIDZONE UPDATE: Enter The VIP Zone With VIP Playlists Galore + Chiddy Bang Skateboard Competition - This week, Chiddy Bang’s giving away a signed motorized longboard, LMFAO are artist of the week, and some new hits come to the R&B Zone.
- Co-Op Shade Survival Mode Detailed, Final Fortune Hunters’ Club DLC Coming In April - This new mode for Uncharted 3 is available on the PS Store Wednesday, March 14. You’ll be able to tackle some of the toughest enemies in the franchise with the help of your friends.
- The Weekend Debate – Challenge Gallagher - Last year, readers challenged me to earn my first-ever Platinum Trophy…what can you come up with for me to tackle this year?
- DUST 514 Vehicle Dev Blog: Part 2 - Get the scoop on the roles and characteristics of the Marauder HAV, Force Recon (Dropship), and other vehicles in this awesome free-to-play game.
- Unit 13 Training Videos: Part 3 – Sharing And Competing - This third and final video in the series covers Unit 13′s robust networking capabilities.
- Weekend Essentials 116 – Begin the final battle in Mass Effect 3, prove yourself in Unit 13 and go on an unforgettable Journey this weekend with PlayStation.
- Vote for your favourite PlayStation 3 game – Let us know which PS3 title you’ve enjoyed the most over the past five years.
- Hands on with Frobisher Says! – Find out how Frobisher Says! will have you performing utterly bizarre and completely hilarious tasks on PS Vita.
- Game Talk: Journey – Begin your epic adventure with this exclusive interview with thatgamecompany.
- Meet the real Kara from Quantic Dream’s amazing PS3 tech demo, actress Valorie Curry.
- Find out more about the amazing Journey in this interview with Austin Wintory.
- Find out whether you should go into space with our Mass Effect 3 PS3 review.
- How do you want to go? The ten best ways to die on PlayStation.
- Assassin’s Creed 3 first trailer and screens reveal release date, new character Connor, and epic American Revolutionary War era.