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Shadow of the Beast Reboot Coming to PS4

Shadow of the Beast is a classic game that was first released on the Amiga back in 1989. In the game you play as a bipedal monster wielding weapons and fighting demonic forces. The reboot for Shadow of the Beast is going to be developed by Heavy Spectrum.

Earlier this month it was teased that a classic franchise would be returning. That classic franchise turned out to be Shadow of the Classic, which was revealed to be getting a reboot today at Sony's Gamescom Press Conference. It was revealed that the game would be coming to the PS4.

Source: IGN.

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Gamescom Gameplay

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is the latest entry in the Assassin's Creed series. Assassin's Creed 4 is a new story since the Desmond story is officially over. In Assassin's Creed 4 you play as Edward Kenway, who is the grandfather of Assassin's Creed 3's Connor Kenway. Edward will have to use his set of skills to accomplish his goal in the game. Assassin's Creed 4 sees the return of naval battles in the game.Assassin's Creed 4 takes place in the West Indies during the Golden Age of Pirates. Players' will come across notorious pirates like Black Beard in the game. Player's will also be able to go on under water explorations for treasure and even go search the jungles for it as well.

Today at their Gamescom Press Conference, Sony and Ubisoft showed off some new gameplay for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag on the PS4. The gameplay that was released showed off some of the naval battles in the game. Another thing that was shown along with the gameplay is the vita's ability to be able to play it via remote play. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag will be out on the PS3 on October 29, 2013 in North America and October 31, 2013 in Europe. The game is also a PS4 launch title.

Source: IGN.

Gravity Crash Ultra Coming to Vita in 2014

Gravity Crash Ultra is a shooter that is developed by Just Add Water. In Gravity Crash Ultra, players choose a planet level they want to play on and will then explore it in a two-dimensional side view. Players will have to do whatever they can to complete their mission in the game.

Today Sony has announced that Gravity Crash Ultra will be coming to the PlayStation Vita. Gravity Crash Ultra is a remixed version of the original game that released on PSN. This new version will add new levels, additional ships, and remixed versions of the original soundtrack. Gravity Crash Ultra will also have cross-compatibility with the PS3, so players can share their levels. Gravity Crash Ultra will be out on the PS Vita in 2014.

Source: IGN.

Starbound Coming to PS4

Starbound is an extraterrestial sandbox adventure game developed by Chucklefish. In Starbound you play as a character who has just fled their planet, but has crashed on another one. The player from this point on will try to survive, discover, explore and fight there way across this new area they have come to. Players will be able to get supplies, which they can use to build their own homes.

Today Sony revealed a bunch of new indie games that would be coming to their consoles. Starbound was one of those new indie games that was revealed today at Gamescom. Sony announced that Starbound will be making its way to the PlayStation 4. The game has no set release date at this time.

Source: PS Blog.

Fez Coming to PS3, PS4, & Vita

Fez is a puzzle/platformer made by indie developer Polytron Corporation. In Fez, you play as a two-dimensional creature named Gomez, who lives in a flat, 2D world. Gomez finds a mysterious object called the Hexahedron, which gives him a fez hat that allows him to perceive a third dimension. While exploring the hexahedron explodes, which causes the world to glitch up and freeze. The game then reboots and Gomez wakes up to find out that he can now explore his world in three dimensions. Gomez must now go out and find the hexahedron fragments and rebuild the artifact.

Today at Gamescom, Sony announced a bunch of indie games that would be coming to their various consoles. One of the games that was revealed is Fez. Fez first released on the Xbox Live Arcade in April 2012. Fez will now be making its way to the PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita. Fez has no set release date for the three consoles at this time.

Source: PS Blog.

Sony Reveals PS3 to PS4 Upgrade Program

Sony announced a new PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4 upgrade program during its Gamescom media briefing today. As part of the promotion, gamers who buy Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, or Watch Dogs on PS3 can purchase a digital version for PS4 at a "significantly discounted price" when it launches. The promotion will be available for a limited time, Sony said, and it is not clear if the program will be offered worldwide.

Retailers Amazon and GameStop have launched similar promotions where gamers can trade up to the next-generation version for $10.

The PS4 launches November 15 in North America and November 29 in Europe. The next-generation console will be available in 32 countries in all by the end of the year.

The Xbox One releases in November for $500. A specific launch date has not been announced.

Source: Joystiq

Wasteland Kings Coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita

Wasteland Kings, the next game from Ridiculous Fishing developer Vlambeer, is in development on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, Sony announced today during Sony's Gamescom 2013 press briefing. Vlambeer announced Wasteland Kings last week as a Windows PC game.

In an interview with Polygon, Vlambeer's Rami Ismail explained the top-down shooter's origins as a game built in two days for Mojam 2013, as well as how it is the culmination of the studio's development experience to this point. Check out the full interview for all the details. Vlambeer has yet to announce a release window for Wasteland Kings.

Source: Joystiq

PlayStation Vita & Memory Cards Get a Price Drop in North America

The PlayStation Vita, which is Sony's latest portable console first released is February of last year. The console had launch titles such as Uncharted: Golden Abyss and Wipeout 2048. The console would go on to release at the price of $250 at launch.

Today at their Press Conference, Sony announced that the PlayStation Vita and all the memory cards would be getting a price cut. The Vita, which launched at $250 will now be priced at $200. The prices of the memory cards can be seen down below.

Memory Card Size
Previous Price
New Price
Memory Card for PS Vita 4GB
Memory Card for PS Vita 8GB
Memory Card for PS Vita 16GB
Memory Card for PS Vita 32GB
Source: PS Blog.

Mike Bithell's Volume Coming to PS4 & Vita

Volume is the newest game to come from Mike Bithell, who is well known for the game Thomas Was Alone, which also made its way to the PS3 and Vita this year. Volume is a stealth-craft game, where you have to use stealth to get by your enemies and get to a portal and escape. In Volume you can also design your own level for you to play.

A couple of weeks ago, Mike Bithell announced his new project in Volume, but never revealed what consoles it was coming to except for PC. Today at Gamescom, Sony revealed huge news regarding the game. The news that was revealed is that Volume will be making its debut on the PlayStation 4 and Vita. The game will be out in 2014.

Source: Joystiq.

Sony Announces LittleBigPlanet HUB

LittleBigPlanet is a very popular exclusive series that first started on the PS3 back in 2008 with the release of LittleBigPlanet. The series would then continue a couple years later with the release of LittleBigPlanet 2. After that LBP has seen a lot of different games such as LBP Karting and games for the PSP and even the PlayStation Vita. The LittleBigPlanet series is made by MediaMolecule.

Today at Gamescom, Sony revealed a new service for their LittleBigPlanet series. The service that they revealed is called LittleBigPlanet HUB. LittleBigPlanet HUB will allow players to work with online teammates for challenges, level creation, and wardrobe coordination. The service will allow unrestricted access to LBP's create mode and it will include 16 levels taken from previous games. The service will be completely free-to-play. LittleBigPlanet HUB will be available to download sometime later this year.

Source: Joystiq.

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