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The Entertainment Software Rating Board is attempting to streamline the release of downloadable games, announcing a new rating service specifically targeted at XBLA, PSN, eShop, WiiWare, and Windows 8 downloads. The no-cost (!) service relies on a brief online questionnaire through which developers...

October 24th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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PomPom Games (the folks behind Mutant Storm Reloaded, among a few other shooters) has released a brand new game on PlayStation Mobile-compatible devices called Rebel, and as the developer says, the game came from an interesting plan to try and make a shooter ... without shooting. The result has the...

October 13th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony has launched its PlayStation Mobile store, ending the speculation and secrecy around the service. The PlayStation Mobile store is now selling cross-platform games across PlayStation Certified devices (including the Vita and a few Android phones and tablets) in the "US, Canada, UK, Germany, Fra...

October 3rd 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Sony is reaching out to UK indies with a game development contest for PlayStation Mobile, with the winning concept receiving a very handsome £25000 (just over $40000.) The winner also has the opportunity to work with XDEV (Sony Europe's external development studio), while XDEV gets first refu...

September 26th 2012 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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It doesn't take much to create the ultimate version of Vlambeer's Super Crate Box. It needs the gameplay – including responsive controls – of the PC/Mac original, and the pick-up-and-play portability of the iOS release.By default, the PlayStation Mobile release running on a PlayStation...

September 21st 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Publishing a game on PlayStation Mobile will be easier than usual, thanks to an initiative by Sony. Developer relations exec Shane Bettenhausen revealed during a Fantastic Arcade panel that Sony has collaborated with ratings boards for a simpler method of ratings. "ESRB lite, PEGI lite, CERO lite,"...

September 21st 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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PlayStation Mobile users, you may have just felt a brief phantom tug at your wallet. That's because Sony just announced the PlayStation Store for PlayStation Mobile is coming on October 3.The first countries allowed to access PlayStation Mobile content through the PlayStation Store are Japan, Unite...

September 19th 2012 at 12:50am 0 Comments
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Eufloria Adventures, a new game in the Eufloria universe from Omni Systems, is being prepped for launch on PlayStation Mobile, or as we like to call it, Vita.Eufloria Adventures will feature new gameplay mechanics with a focus on exploration and customization. Players control a seedling ship as it...

September 5th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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There may be a lot of "not video games" happening on this tablet's screen, but it's Sony's next big PlayStation Certified device, the Xperia Tablet S. Not to be confused with last year's totally non-Xperia Tablet S, the new Tablet S is filled with a Tegra 3 processor, Android 4.0 (Ice-Cream Sandwic...

August 29th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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PlayStation Mobile is slowly becoming a more concrete, real thing, as Sony introduced a selection of games due to launch on the Android/Vita service this year. There's a screenshot and synopsis of each on the UK PlayStation site.Some interesting games include Aqua Kitty, about drilling for milk und...

August 17th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony offered a relative blowout of news for its PlayStation Mobile service today – by which we mean it actually showed games. The whirlwind of mostly unidentifiable game clips included Vlambeer's Super Crate Box and Lemmings. Sony promises games from both big publishers and indies.These launc...

August 14th 2012 at 1:36pm 0 Comments