Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: SCEA

The Last of Us now available in stores, online for PS3

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Gamers looking to cap off an excitement week of E3 reveals (see: $399 PS4) can try their hand at surviving a new post-apocalyptic adventure, The Last of Us. Naughty Dog’s third-person action title takes place 20 years after a virus has ravaged humanity and left the US as an overgrown wasteland, filled with violent survivors and infected monstrosities. It’s through this new urban jungle that players must lead Joel and Ellie. Ellie is bound for a group known as the Fireflies, and Joel is the man responsible for seeing her to safety. With limited resources, players must scrounge for whatever they can find, using stealth to snatch materials and a crafting system to create new weapons.

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PlayStation 3 News

(PlayStation 2 Review) Siren

(PlayStation 2 Review) Siren

“This is the first game that truly captures the paranoia and creeping dread that Romero brought to the table nearly three decades earlier.”

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Legacy Reviews, PlayStation 2 Reviews

Grab a bookmark, Soul Sacrifice is now available for PS Vita

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Keiji Inafune, co-creator of Mega Man and super-powerful move in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, and comcept studio are sending players into the dangerous world of literature today with Soul Sacrifice for PS Vita. As a magician’s prisoner, players will explore the magical tome Librom by living through its many dangerous tales, acquiring new abilities and Offerings as they defeat the fabled monsters within. Tests of virtue also await, and the choices players make will determine how their journey unfolds. Up to four players can journey together in co-op play via ad-hoc or infrastructure multiplayer.

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PlayStation Vita News

(PlayStation 3 Review) God of War: Ascension

(PlayStation 3 Review) God of War: Ascension

“… might deliver a grander experience than comparable action titles, but that is largely due to the robust foundation created by previous releases, on which Ascension rests rather than builds upon.”

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PlayStation 3 Reviews

God of War: Ascension gets audio bug fix, more with launch of 1.04

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God of War: Ascension’s post-launch support continues today with the release of patch 1.04. The update not only fixes the remaining audio issues but also ups the level cap to 40, tweaks weapon damage, adjusts item usability, adds player stat cards, and more. Full details are below.

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God of War: Ascension update 1.04 announced, audio fix incoming

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Sony Santa Monica is set to follow up their recently released 1.03 patch for God of War: Ascension, which adjusted the difficulty for the Trial of Archimedes and added tattoos for multiplayer. The upcoming 1.04 update will increase the level cap in multiplayer from 30 to 40, increase tracked stat types as well as allow access to them from the main menu, optimize matchmaking, fix the shard bug, tweak unlock requirements for gear, and fix the audio-drop bug. No release date was announced, but the noted items are said to be in the “final testing and tuning phase.”

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God of War: Ascension updated, Double XP Weekend announced

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All of you gods of war, take note, Sony is holding a Double XP Weekend event for the recently updated God of War: Ascension. From now until 10 a.m. on Monday, players will be to gain double experience in every mode, though it will not stack with any ongoing experience boost. The event coincides with the recent 1.03 update, detailed below, which lowers the difficulty for the Trial of Archimedes and adds tattoos for character customization in multiplayer.

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God of War: Ascension now available for PS3

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The irascible god-killing Spartan is back today in God of War: Ascension for PS3. Set early in the series, the Sony Santa Monica-developed release finds a distraught Kratos six months after the loss of his wife and child, and on …

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Sony reveals PlayStation 4 details at PlayStation Meeting 2013

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Sony revealed initial details about the PlayStation 4 today at the two-hour-plus PlayStation Meeting 2013 in New York. While the final hardware build wasn’t shown and price not announced, the technical specifications and upcoming software features were. The upcoming cycle of Sony’s flagship console will focus on server-side, cloud-based streaming, social media integration, and greater connectivity with mobiles, in particular the PS Vita.

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Articles, PlayStation 2 News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Portable News, PlayStation Vita News

God of War: Ascension demo, contest for early access announced

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A single-player demo for the next God of War, Ascension, will be available on February 26, but Sony has announced a new contest for players to try it a week early. Godofwar.com is hosting the Rise of the Warrior social experience, an online game that not only unlocks weapons for multiplayer (pictured) but also offers early access to the upcoming demo for the first Spartan or Trojan team to earn 10 million points.

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Contests, PlayStation 3 News