Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Cross-Buy

OPQAM’s top-down shooter Project Root blasts onto Live, PSN

Project Root (PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new shooter has launched for PS4, PS Vita, and Xbox One, courtesy of OPQAM and Reverb Triple XP. Project Root, “a modern remake of the shoot ‘em up action genre,” follows rebel ace Lance Rockport in his eight-stage battle against the Prometheus Corporation. Along the way, players will also be able to upgrade their craft, the F-72 Zonda fighter.

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PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox One News

(PlayStation 4) Helldivers

(PlayStation 4) Helldivers

“… a funny, addictive twin-stick shooter that’s fun solo and even more so with friends but suffers from connection issues.”

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PlayStation 4 Reviews

(PlayStation 3) Helldivers

(PlayStation 3) Helldivers

“… a funny, addictive twin-stick shooter that’s fun solo and even more so with friends but suffers from connection issues.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

(PlayStation Vita) Helldivers

(PlayStation Vita) Helldivers

“… a funny, addictive twin-stick shooter that’s fun solo and even more so with friends but suffers from connection issues.”

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PS Vita Reviews

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition now on PSN for PS3, PS Vita

Duke Nukem 3D Megaton Edition (PC, PS4) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Devolver Digital has released Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition for PS3 and PS Vita. The $9.99 download features cross-buy support and includes Duke Nukem 3D as well as enhanced versions of the four-episode Duke Nukem 3D: Atomic Edition and three additional expansion packs. The PSN version of Megaton Edition also sports online multiplayer. PS Plus members are currently able to download the game for free.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Hotline Miami launches on PSN for PS3, PS Vita

Dennaton might have just revealed Hotline Miami 2, but that doesn’t mean that the original is ready to pack it in. Publisher Devolver Digital has announced that Hotline Miami, with its bizarre animal masks, 30-plus weapon arsenal, and 20 violent missions, has launched on PSN for PS3 and PS Vita for $9.99. The PSN version supports cross-save and buy, as well as adds trophies, leaderboards for each level, the new Russell Mask, which changes the colors to black and white, and a touch lock-on aiming system for PS Vita.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Limbo launches on PSN for PS3 and PS Vita, supports cross-buy

Limbo (360, PC, PS3, PS Vita) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Limbo, Playdead’s stylish puzzle-platformer, has launched on PSN for PS Vita. Originally released in 2010 for 360, Limbo follows a young boy as he searches for his sister in a dreary world filled with monsters and environmental hazards. The PS Vita version is available for $14.99 and supports cross-buy, which means that the download also comes with a version for PS3 at no additional cost.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Sony details upcoming Spring Fever 2013 sale, highlights four indies

Spring Fever 2013 (PS3, PS Vita) Announcement - Header

Sony has revealed the first round of information about the upcoming Spring Fever PlayStation Store promotion. This year’s sale will focus on four indie releases, which will be released throughout April: Guacamelee!, Dragon Fantasy Book I, Thomas Was Alone, and Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov’s Revenge. All of them will support Cross-Buy for the PS Vita, and PS Plus members can look forward to an additional launch-week discount.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Hotline Miami to blow the doors off PSN, announced for PS3, PS Vita

Dennaton Games’ strange, retro-styled action title Hotline Miami will be launching for PS3 and PS Vita this spring. Publisher Devolver Digital, who has recently been making a ruckus with the Serious Sam franchise, will be releasing the title on PSN. The ports are currently in development at Abstraction Games, and Dennaton is overseeing the process.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News