Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PS Plus

Tower Of Guns lets loose on PSN for PS3, PS4, soon for Xbox One

Tower of Guns (PS3, PS4, Xbox One) PSN Launch Announcement - Screneshot 1

Grip Digital and Terrible Posture Games’ bullet-hell-style first-person shooter Tower Of Guns has launched for PS3, PS4 and will go up on Friday for Xbox One. The download-only release, described as “a pure FPS experience,” features randomized levels and enemies, upgradeable abilities, and modifiable gear. After dying, players retain their kit and powered-up abilities but return to the beginning of the tower to face new enemies and a new layout.


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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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Secret Ponchos launching Dec. 2 for PS4, first month free for PS Plus

Secret Ponchoes (PC, PS4) PS4 Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Switchblade Monkeys’ Wild West-themed top-down shooter Secret Ponchos will be hitting PSN on December 2 for PS4. PlayStation Plus members will be able to access the game for free during launch month. The versus-focused title will feature support for two to eight players, two-player splitscreen play, and several game modes. Players will be able to choose from one of five outlaws and square off in Deathmatch, Domination, Free-for-All, and Team modes. Each outlaw will have their own style, using everything from whips to shotguns, and be able to lay ambushes using a cover mechanic.


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Guilty Gear Xrd –Sign– demo launches for PS Plus members

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign (PS3, PS4) PS Plus Demo Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Aksys has released a demo of Arc System Works’ latest fighter, Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-, for PS3 and PS4. The only hitch is that it’s currently only available for PS Plus members, at least from now until December 8. The demo features two playable characters, Ky Kiske and Sol Badguy, as well as access to Tutorial Mode and the prologue via Arcade Mode.


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Strength of the Sword 3 added to PS Plus sale, .99 starting tomorrow

Strength of the Sword 3 (PS3) Sale Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ivent Games has sent word that their downloadable action title Strength of the Sword 3 is going on sale tomorrow on PSN. From October 15 to November 18, PlayStation Plus members will be able to download the title for $0.99, four bucks off the regular price. Gamers looking for some tough indie action can check it out on PS Store.


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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantsma hitting store shelves, PSN on April 1

The BlazBlue brawlers return to the ring today with the release of BlazBlue: Chrono Phantsma. As Ragna the Bloodedge hunts down Yuuki Terumi, players will be able to battle using the new Overdrive mechanic, which charges characters the more health they lose, and seven new characters. The new roster additions are available on-disc and online, with four available from the outset, another unlockable, and the remaining two added via DLC (Kokonoe is up today and Yuuki Terumi on May 27). Network play is also said to be improved and enhanced with new mode upgrades.


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E3 2013: Sony details PS4 price and policies, plus PS3 and PS Vita

PlayStation 4 (System) E3 2013 Announcement - System 2

I think it’s safe to say that Sony surprised quite a few people, including us, during their E3 2013 conference. The event covered a wide variety of topics, including cloud gaming, PS4, PS Plus, and PS Vita, and how each works within the Sony ecosystem. For starters, the PS4 will have no restrictions regarding used games, no online authentication requirement, and will launch this holiday season for $399.99. PS Plus will function as it does now, with game giveaways and special discounts, but it will also be required to play games online; however, it will not be required for streaming media from such services as Hulu and Netflix.


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Sony to launch new Classic White, 500GB PS3 this month

PS3 (PS3) Classic White PS3 Instant Game Collection Bundle Announcement - System

Sony will be bringing a white 500GB PlayStation 3 to the US later this month. Beginning on January 27, players will be able to purchase the Classic White PS3 Instant Game Collection Bundle for $299.99. In addition to the new color and larger hard drive, the set also includes a one-year subscription to PlayStation Plus, which currently provides cloud storage for saves and a selection of 12 PS3 games, six PS Vita games, and various discounts that is updated monthly.


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PS Vita to get PSOne Classics support this month, PS Plus soon

PS Vita Announcement system small

The update that PS Vita users have been waiting for is almost here. Sony has announced that ver. 1.80, the update that will add support for PSOne titles, will launch on August 28. The update will also add support for cross-play functionality, cross-save functionality, playback controls in the Video app, and imported music playlists from PS3 and iTunes.


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AC: Revelations multiplayer beta to launch first for PS Plus, Uplay

Assassins Creed Revelations (360, PC, PS3) PS3 MP Beta Announcement - Screenshot 1

PlayStation 3 gamers will get a shot to try the online component for Assassin’s Creed Revelations first when a multiplayer beta launches on September 3. The beta will be available to PlayStation Plus members and Uplay members from September 3-11, offering access to nine characters (The Sentinel, The Vanguard, The Guardian, The Vizier, The Thespian, The Deacon, The Bombardier, The Trickster, and The Champion), three maps (Knight’s Hospital, Antioch, and Constantinople), and four modes (Wanted, Manhunt, Deathmatch, and Artifact Assault).


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