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Posts From January, 2009

Mirror’s Edge Exclusive (and free) Time Trial Map Available Tomorrow

Tom Farrer's Avatar + Posted by Tom Farrer on Jan 28, 2009

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Hi there, I’m Tom Farrer the Producer on Mirror’s Edge and with the release of the free and exclusive PLAYSTATION 3 Time Trial map on the 29th looming ever closer, I thought I would share some of the thinking behind it. When we started Mirror’s Edge we were working with abstract environments, quick test levels […]

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Flower – A Chat with Creative Director Jenova Chen

Chris Morell's Avatar + Posted by Chris Morell on Jan 27, 2009

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On Friday, I sat down with Flower creative director Jenova Chen of thatgamecompany to talk about his studio’s upcoming game for PS3 available on PSN February 12. As you’ll see, Jenova’s quite a talented and intelligent guy — a film student and first-generation graduate of USC’s video-game design program, you can tell just how passionate […]

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MLB 09 The Show – Road To The Show Enhancements

Aaron Luke's Avatar + Posted by Aaron Luke on Jan 27, 2009

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Hey everyone, Aaron Luke (Designer) here to bring you the next installment of the MLB 09 The Show blogs. This entry will focus on the enhancements to Road To The Show. This year’s edition of RTTS has received enhancements to nearly every aspect of the mode. Starting with the front-end aspects, the PS3 Create Player […]

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Happy Lunar New Year from LittleBigPlanet, Plus a Special Video from Media Molecule!

Mark Valledor's Avatar + Posted by Mark Valledor on Jan 26, 2009

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Gong Hei Fat Choi! Light those firecrackers, collect ‘lai see’, and eat all the ‘niangao’ you can; you will need all the energy you can get for LBP’s latest update. In case you’ve missed our update last week, in celebration for the Lunar New Year celebration that officially begins today, 1/26, we’ve got matching SackBoy […]

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MotorStorm Pacific Rift Game Update Just Around the Corner!

Jamie Brayshaw's Avatar + Posted by Jamie Brayshaw on Jan 26, 2009

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The first major update for MotorStorm Pacific Rift is currently in the final stages of development and testing. This update contains many improvements and amendments to the game, as well as fixes to several issues reported on the forum, and is scheduled for release in the near future. Details of the first update: Restrictions to […]

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LocoRoco 2: Turn that Frown Upside-down

Tsubasa Inaba's Avatar + Posted by Tsubasa Inaba on Jan 26, 2009

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You might be wondering…”Tsubasa? Why so sad in the picture?” “…and who is your friend?” Read on to find out. Now that America is ready for some change with President Obama, we too are ready to bring some change to one of our favorite franchises in LocoRoco 2. Question is, will we be able to […]

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PlayStation Around the Web: What We Read

Jeff Rubenstein's Avatar + Posted by Jeff Rubenstein on Jan 25, 2009

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I’ve seen a number of people break out this old Harry Truman chestnut recently: “It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job it’s a depression when you lose yours.” By this definition, the current economic situation has indeed become a depression for a number of our colleagues in the gaming industry. Just in the […]

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The PSB & Killzone Recap

Chris Morell's Avatar + Posted by Chris Morell on Jan 24, 2009

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Stop and Smell the Flower on PSN February 12th — Yesterday I talked to creative director Jenova Chen about Flower, and man is this something special. PSP 5.03 Update — It ain’t flashy, but system stability is a very good thing. Upcoming PS3 Firmware (v2.60) Update — I’m sure you have it by now. Have […]

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