Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Ubisoft Have Released A Behind The Scenes Look At The Making Of ZombiU's E3 Trailer

Ubisoft have released a new behind the scenes look at ZombiU's E3 trailer. this video focuses on certain character models and their immediate area. the video shows how these models evolved into the final product shown in the E3 trailer.

Sony Have Released A New Tokyo Game Show Trailer For Puppeteer

Sony have released a new Tokyo Game Show trailer for Puppeteer on the PS3. Sony's Blog Post reveals the voices in the trailer are not final, as they are currently casting them, and Puppeteer will be making an appearance at the Brazil Game Show in early October.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Ubisoft Have Released The Forth Behind The Scenes Look At Assassin's Creed 3

Ubisoft have released the forth behind the scenes look at Assassin's Creed 3. this video focuses on the history of the colonial cities, they talk about creating replica's of the cities from old maps and incorporating actual historical events.

Ubisoft Have Released A Launch Trailer For Rayman Jungle Run, Its Out Now On iPhone For £1.99

Ubisoft have released a launch trailer for Rayman Jungle Run. this trailer shows in-game action from the iPhone/iPad version of the game which was released today for £1.99.

Namco Bandai Have Released A Launch Trailer For One Piece: Pirate Warriors On PS3

Namco Bandai have released a cinematic launch trailer introducing the characters in their PS3 game One Piece: Pirate Warriors.

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Sony Announce Playstation Plus Comes To The PS Vita In November

Sony have announced Playstation Plus is coming to the Playstation Vita in November. existing PS3 Playstation Plus subscribers will get it on their PS Vita's for no extra charge. the serivce offered will be the same as what is currently offered on the PS3, this includes:
  • Games
Members will be able to play the full versions of designated content for PS Vit available on PlayStation Store as long as membership is effective, at no extra cost. The lineup of games that will be offered and other details will be announced at a later date.
  • Discounts
Members will have access to exclusive discounts on designated content for PS Vita.
  • Online Game Save
Members will automatically or manually be able to upload game save data files for compatible games to Online Game Save Storage with 1GB of space on the PlayStation Network (that is 1GB for Vita and 1GB for PS3, which means users have 2GB in total)
  • Automatic content downloads and updates
PS Vita will automatically download designated game demos and game updates, and also download system software updates (but not install them). PS Vita will automatically start up to download content and will enter standby mode after the download has completed.
  • Automatic Trophy sync
PS Vita will automatically start up at a designated time to sync Trophy information with PlayStation Network servers.

Source: EU Playstation Blog

Sony Have Revealed The New PS3 Slim, 12GB SSD, 250GB HDD Or 500GB HDD Versions Out From 25th September

Sony have revealed the new PS3 Slim. this new model features a new deisgn and form factor which means it is more than half as heavy and big as the original PS3 and 25% as big when compared to the current PS3 Slim.

there are 4 different hardware versions of this new PS3. Japan and the USA will get 250GB and 500GB versions. in Japan both versions come out on 4th October for ¥24,900 And ¥29,800 respectively. the USA gets the 250GB version first on 25th September for $249 and the 500GB version comes out on 30th October for $299. The EU and UK get a 12GB SSD version and the 500GB HDD version. the 500GB version comes out first on 28th September for €299 and the 12GB SSD version comes out on 12th October.

Storage size
Recommended Retail Price
Launch Date
North America
October 30th
September 25th
PAL territories
September 28th
Flash Memory 12GB*3
October 12th
29,800 Yen (including tax)
October 4th
24,900Yen (including tax)
October 4th

Sony have confirmed to me that current HDD's in the original PS3 and PS3 Slim can be placed in all these new models apart from the 12GB SSD version. a special standalone HDD will be released for the SSD model, it will be 250 GB, come with an attachment and cost €89.99.


Product name
Release date
North America: September 25th, 2012(HDD 250GB)
October 30th, 2012(HDD 500GB)
Europe: September 28th, 2012 (HDD 500GB)
October 12th , 2012 (Flash Memory 12GB)
Japan: October 4th , 2012
Recommended Retail Price
HDD 500GB model: $299/ €299/ 29980 yen (including tax)
HDD 250GB model: $299/ 24980 yen (including tax)
Flash memory 12GB model: €229
Product code
CECH-4000series (Charcoal Black / Classic White)
Cell Broadband Engine™
Audio output
LPCM 7.1ch, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, AAC.
Storage size
CECH-4000A   : Flash Memory 12GB
CECH-4000B   : HDD 250 GB
CECH-4000B   : HDD 500GB*1
Hi-Speed USB
(USB 2.0)
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) × 1
IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth® 2.0 (EDR)
Wireless Controller Bluetooth®
AV output
1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 480i (for PAL 576p, 576i)
HDMI OUT connector*3
AV MULTI OUT connector
Digital out (optical) connector
drive (read only)
Maximum read rate
BD × 2 (BD-ROM)
CD × 24 (CD-ROM)
AC 220 – 240, 50/60Hz*4
Power consumption
Approx. 190W
External dimensions
(excluding maximum projecting part )
Approx. 290 × 60 × 230 mm (width × height × length)
Approx. 2.1kg *5
Included *6
PlayStation®3 system × 1
Wireless Controller (DUALSHOCK®3) × 1
AC power cord × 1
AV cable × 1
USB cable × 1

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