Archive for 2011

Mass Effect 2, Commander Shepard Battles New Evil!

There has been some talk floating around on the internetz that some PS3 users are getting corrupted save files after playing Mass Effect 2. According to Chris Priestly the Community Manager this is caused by to many level transitions within a single gaming sessions. The workaround for now is to play a little, turn the game off, and then start it up again. He has also stated that a patch has already been submitted to SONY and is awaiting approval. Patch notes are below:

  • Fixed a crash related to memory fragmentation. This fix will also resolve the crashing that corrupted Save Games.
  • Slightly improved load times and level streaming.
  • Added some telemetry to better improve future titles.
  • Updated some strings to fix spelling mistakes (Sorry Kaidan!)
  • Fixed the picture frame in Shepard’s Cabin to accurately reflect your love interest choices in Mass Effect: Genesis.
  • Fixed a rare crash in the PSN version in Shepard’s Cabin.

    SEGA & PlatinumGames “ANARCHY REIGNS” Teaser Trailer and Pics

    Sega announced, ANARCHY REIGNSwill be available in Autumn 2011 on the PlayStation3. Anarchy Reigns is third-person multiplayer brawler developed by PlatinumGames, of Vanquish, Bayonetta, and MadWorld (Wii).

    With ANARCHY REIGNS, PlatinumGames will be using their hallmark creativity and technical excellence to challenge the boundaries of the conventional brawler genre by allowing multiple players to get involved in heavy-hitting action simultaneously. ANARCHY REIGNS incorporates a diverse range of multiplayer modes to provide players with different challenges, including Tag Team battles and Battle Royal, where players can challenge others in a full-on fight for victory.
    • Online multiplayer with multiple action packed modes.
    • Multiple playable characters each with unique abilities and super powers.
    • Over-the-top battles and unique characters that you can experience online.

    Screenshots below:
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    Plants Vs Zombies Is Finally Coming Soon to PSN!

    PopCap Games just officially announced that Plants Vs Zombies will be coming to the PSN “soon.” No specific date has been announced as of yet, but we’ll keep you posted.

    Plants Vs Zombies is a Tower Defense type game that is extremely addicting and fun. I played through the entire game on the PC, and enjoyed every minute of it. This has been available for some time on the PC, Ipod/pad, DS, and Xbox Live. Finally they are showing us some love for the PSN. A trailer for the PC version is below.
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    Uncharted NGP/PSP2 Tech Demo Footage

    With the reveal the other night, a demo was shown of the Uncharted game being developed for the handheld. Though we got to mainly see a few low-res videos and a few camera shots, we didn’t get to see a very detailed representation of the game in action.

    Luckily, Gamespot has the production video reveal available in 720P with the English translation dubbed into it. The demo seems to use most of the system’s control features quite well. I know what I gotta start saving up money for next…

    You can also see a screenshot of the game here. It’s amazing how much detail there is for being a handheld.


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