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Ah February, a month of blossoming love, the promise of spring and a massive PlayStation Network sale from Namco Bandai Games! Starting tomorrow, Namco Bandai Games will be holding a four-week 50% off sale of selected digital games and downloadable content across the PlayStation family brand of systems.
If you’ve been holding off on riding the high seas with One Piece: Pirate Warriors, unlocking the mysteries of the past in Dark Souls: Atorias of the Abyss, rolling around town in Touch My Katamari or stretching to new worlds in Noby Noby Boy, now is your chance. The sale will start Tuesday, February 5th and run until Tuesday, March 5th. The following list features the games and downloadable content featured in this month’s sale.
I spent the weekend at the EVO Championship Series, a mecca for fighting-game competitors and home to the biggest Street Fighter IV, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Tekken 6, Mortal Kombat tournaments in the world . This year, I’m told, EVO attendance spiked sharply to nearly 8,000 attendees — enough to strain the confines of the biggest ballroom in one of Las Vegas’s larger resort hotels.
With EVO’s popularity soaring in recent years, it’s become common to see legendary figures in fighting game design prowling the demo stations, studying player reactions and answering questions. At EVO I caught up with Katsuhiro Harada, the outgoing game director for Tekken since its inception on the PSone. I particularly wanted to discuss this November’s PS3-exclusive Tekken Hybrid, the upcoming Blu-ray compilation that will include CG film Tekken: Blood Vengeance 3D, an enhanced version of the seminal PS2 fighter Tekken Tag Tournament, and an appetizer in the form of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue.
The MLG Pro Circuit Finals are coming to Dallas, Texas this weekend with the best players in both Modern Warfare 2 and Tekken 6 battling for supremacy — and only on PS3. This time around, event spectators will have the chance to compete online in the Killzone 3 online multiplayer beta and get hands on […]
Do you take down all challengers on PSN in Tekken 6? Now’s your chance to prove yourself against the best Tekken 6 fighters on the MLG Pro Circuit! This June 4 and 5, you have a chance to compete LIVE in the double-elimination 1v1 tournament at the MLG Pro Circuit Columbus Event. The champion walks […]
With more than 50 public and private spaces to explore, 100 free games to take part in, 2000+ virtual items for users to collect, and over 250 community events executed to date (including the ongoing Holiday event complete with a Festive Tree puzzle game in Central Plaza), it’s safe to say that PlayStation Home is […]
It’s one of the biggest releases of the entire year and it’s about to get much, much bigger. This Thursday, October 22 Friday, October 23, UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves is coming into PlayStation Home, and you’ll want to do whatever it is that needs to be done to ensure that you are in-world to take […]
Ever since the early 90s, I’ve been hoping for a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup-esque combination of fighting and beat’em ups (“You got Streets of Rage in my Street Fighter!”). A number of games have tried this formula (including Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero and God Hand), but at E3, something caught my eye. We were showing […]