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World First PlayStation Move Compatible Flight Simulator Takes Off This June

To my surprise, I’ve just found out that World War I and II flight simulator Air Conflicts: Secret Wars will feature PlayStation Move compatibility as well as stereoscopic 3D support. A first in the genre on PS3. Published by German company bitComposer Games, developed by Slovak studio Games Farm and scheduled for release next month,…

House Of The Dead OVERKILL Extended Cut Announced And Dated

Originally released on the Wii more than 2 years ago, rail shooter House Of Dead OVERKILL is coming to the PS3 this October as an “Extended Cut” version featuring remastered HD graphics, stereoscopic 3D support, PlayStation Move compatibility and additional content. To date, this is the second Wii rail shooter getting a PS3 re-release. The…

RUMOR | Platinum Games In Charge For MGS Rising Development (Hideki Kamiya As Director). Plus: MGS Series Goes Multiplatform (PC Included)

A reliable source told iWaggle3D today that the Raiden-based MGS spin-off Metal Gear Solid Rising has switched developer, escaping Kojima Production to infiltrate Platinum Games (Bayonetta, Vanquish). Viewtiful Joe and Bayonetta creator Hideki Kamiya is apparently directing the game. But wait, there is more… While unable to confirm nor deny Move support for Rising, our…

PSP Remaster Series Announced: Play PSP Games On PlayStation 3 With HD Graphics And Stereoscopic 3D Support! [UPDATE: Video added]

Sony unveiled today a new line of PlayStation 3 Blu-Ray games labeled “PSP Remaster” which are PSP games re-engeneered to feature HD graphics, Sixaxis/DualShock 3 support, cross-platform compatibility of save files and (possibly) stereoscopic 3D support, Ad-hoc Party support (for cross-platform multiplayer) and “new add-on content”. The first title to be re-published under the new…

Resistance 3 Box Art Revealed

British artist Olly Moss delivers a quite unique cover art for the box housing the third installment in the Resistance franchise. Bye bye dudebro render. Hello chimerian-skull-with-New-York-skyline-teeth.  A pretty nice cover, one that is unaffected by the inevitable logo clutter and that shouldn’t go unnoticed when it lands on the store shelves across the globe…

Bigben Interactive Goes Fitness, Hunting And Sniping With PlayStation Move

French accessories manufacturer and publisher Bigben Interactive will introduce three new PlayStation Move compatible games (along with dedicated accessories) at the upcoming E3 in Los Angles. Or perhaps I should have said “three new PlayStation Move accessories (along with dedicated games)”. We shall see…   My Body Coach 2 is a dance and fitness program…

PlayStation Move Compatible Top-Down Shooter Wanted Corp Announced

Zoo Entertainment, the publisher behind the PSN release of the fascinating music puzzle Auditorium HD, is to deliver this Summer the first ever PlayStation Move compatible top-down shooter via the PlayStation Network. In Wanted Corp, players will take the roles of two bounty hunters tasked with capturing fugitives from a prison ship that crash-landed on an…

Hydrophobia Prophecy Coming to PlayStation 3 in May with PlayStation Move Support

Released last December on Xbox 360, third person shooter Hydrophobia is coming to PlayStation 3 (and Steam) as a quite enhanced version of the original. So enhanced indeed, developer Dark Energy Digital describes it as “version 1.5”. On top of the PlayStation Move support (“the navigation controller controls player movement, and the Move controller is…

The Shoot Developer Cohort Studios Shuts Down

Dundee based Cohort Studios, responsible for one of the PlayStation Move launch titles, The Shoot, has closed its doors due to “difficulties of being a console developer in a declining console marketplace”. “It really is with great sadness that we have been left with no alternative but to start winding down,” Cohort Studios CEO Lol…

Under Siege Improvements and Fixes Explained

More than three months have gone-by since I published my analysis of Under Siege, three months during which developers at Seed Studios have continued working on the game, polishing and improving it until they felt it was ready for public consumption. Now it is, and Lead Programmer Bruno Ribeiro kindly shares with iWaggle3D some insights…

Definitive Under Siege Release Date Announced

After quite a few postponements, the long awaited PlayStation Move compatible “Combat RTS” Under Siege does now have a firm release date. Two actually, as it’s coming to both the EU and US PlayStation Store on April 27th and May 3rd respectively for €14.99/£11.99/$19.99. To apologize for the delay, developers Seed Studios have made the…

Child of Eden Will Support the PlayStation Move (and maybe also stereoscopic 3D)

It has been rumored and then sort of confirmed, but today I can finally report with absolute confidence that the PS3 version of the “multi-sensory shooter” Child of Eden is indeed going to support the PlayStation Move. The definitive confirmation came from the game creator himself, Tetsuya Mizuguchi, during a recent visit to the UK…

iWin | StarDrone

Pay attention people. You like free games don’t you? Good, because that’s exactly what you might be getting by participating to this iWin contest! Developer Beatshapers / Orb Games was kind enough to send iWaggle3D THREE StarDrone PSN codes, and iWaggle3D is going to give them away to THREE lucky winners of the herewith explained contest.  …

Resistance 3 Gets PlayStation Move and Full Stereoscopic 3D Support

Insomniac Games has just announced that their upcoming Resistance 3 first person shooter will join the likes of Killzone 3 and SOCOM 4 in supporting the awesome. Move and S3D compatibility confirmed! Here is the official statement straight from Insomniac Games’ Senior Community Manager James Stevenson: “Today we are finally able reveal, due to overwhelming…

DICE ‘Thinking About’ PlayStation Move And Stereoscopic 3D Support For Battlefield 3

Published on the latest issue (59) of the Official PlayStation Magazine, an interview with Swedish developer DICE hints at a possible implementation of PlayStation Move and Stereoscopic 3D in the next installment of the Battlefield series. Asked about it, VP & General Manager at DICE Karl Magnus Troedsson said: “We are thinking about it, yes,…

SOCOM 4 Multiplayer Beta FAQ

As we approach the release of the SOCOM 4 Beta I thought about putting together all the related info in a short FAQ. Hopefully this brings all of you up to speed on the subject. If you have any questions, post them in the comments section below and I’ll try my best to answer them.…

INTERVIEW | Killzone 3 (Guerrilla Games)

Senior Game Designer at Guerrilla Games, Floris Kooij, answers some questions about the PlayStation Move implementation in Killzone 3 and possible future tweaks. Enjoy the read! How did you go about developing your Move controls solution? Did you look into other motion based shooters for “inspiration” during prototyping? Floris Kooij: For anything we develop we…

First non-Sony Move exclusive StarDrone lands on the European PlayStation Store this week

The first 3rd party PlayStation Move exclusive game will be published on the European PlayStation Store this Wednesday for 7.99€ (or 4.99€ for PlayStation Plus members). No information yet about the US release, but should be just around the corner. Developed by Beatshapers and Orb Games, StarDrone is a quite unique and addictive action-puzzler released…

SOCOM 4 To Feature a "Quick Turn" Option

During a brief demonstration of the PlayStation Move Sharpshooter attachment to Kotaku, Zipper’s Ben Johns introduces a new, interesting option with regards to camera control in SOCOM 4. As you know, turning the camera around in a Move-controlled shooter requires to point at the edge of a bounding box. The farther the on-screen cursor is…

New StarDrone Gameplay Video

Beatshapers and Orb Games have just released a new video of the upcoming PlayStation Move PSN exclusive StarDrone. Check it out after the jump! The video embedded below shows one of the 50+ levels of the game being played from start to finish. While the footage runs at 30fps, it’s worth mentioning the actual game…

Killzone 3 Open Beta incoming. With Move support [UPDATE 2: New Multiplayer Videos Added]

Not included in the Killzone 3 closed beta which run a few months ago, the PlayStation Move motion controller will be supported in the just announced Killzone 3 open beta, which will run between the 2nd/3rd and the 14th/15th of February (dates refer to US/EU schedules). Everyone will be able to participate by downloading the beta…

NBA 2K11 goes 3D on January 16th

2K Games announced the release date of the free patch adding 3D support to NBA 2K11. It’s coming out on January 16th, and besides adding stereoscopic depth to the experience, it will also fix some online issues. A 3D version of NBA 2K11 was already released when game launched last November as a retail exclusive…

Firemint acquires Puzzle Quest deleveloper Infinite Interactive

Australians join forces as the developers of Flight Control HD bring Puzzle Quest creators under their roof.  Full press release after the jump. Melbourne, Australia – 4 January 2010 – Games studio Firemint today announced that it has acquired fellow Australian studio, Infinite Interactive. The move further boosts Firemint’s strength in designing and developing original…

iWin | Flight Control HD (2nd round)

Pay attention people. You like free games don’t you? Good, because that’s exactly what you might be getting by participating to this iWin contest! Developer Firemint was kind enough to send iWaggle3D TEN Flight Control HD PSN codes, and iWaggle3D is going to give them away to TEN lucky winners of the herewith explained contest.   It’s…

Flight Control HD and Deadstorm Pirates cheaper on EU PlayStation Store for two weeks [UPDATED]

Running from tomorrow December 22nd till January 5th, a Festive Sale on the EU PlayStation Store brings down the prices of numerous games, among which two three PlayStation Move compatible ones: Flight Control HD and Deadstorm Pirates. UPDATE: Add Blue Toad Murder Files to the list as it is now Move compatible as well (via…

No DS3 / Move players segregation in Killzone 3 "Everyone plays together"

Senior Social Media Specialist at the PlayStation Blog Sid Shuman confirms Killzone 3 online multiplayer mode will not put DualShock 3 and PlayStation Move players on different battlegrounds. They will all fight on the same servers. Answering to a specific question in the comments section of this PlayStation Blog post about the Sharp Shooter accessory,…

New Killzone 3 footage shows Sharp Shooter Move attachment in action

A video interview conducted by the PlayStation Blog with Guerrilla Games’ Managing Director Hermen Hulst shows the Sharp Shooter attachment in great detail, along with some brand new gameplay footage from Killzone 3 (played with the PlayStation Move, of course). In the video you can also spot the Move controls settings screen, which I’ll post…

Time Crisis: Razing Storm patch 1.01 is out and it fixes the magnetometer issue

Mentioned at the end of my Time Crisis: Razing Storm video analysis (at 9:35) and experienced by many players out there, the cursor drifting issue caused by the PlayStation Move magnetometer has been addressed via a free update. The issue affected two of the three shooters included in the collection (Time Crisis 4 and Time…

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception debut trailer is live Also, release date announced

Shown at the end of the VGA Event tonight, the first trailer of the S3D-supporting Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception is unsurprisingly amazing, but it also ends with the surprising announcement of its release date: November 1st 2011. Check the trailer after the jump. Click this for HD version. If you are considering purchasing this product…

Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception Announced Supports stereoscopic 3D

The third episode of the lots-of-awards winning franchise Uncharted by Naughty Dog was officially announced today. And it will support S3D! Teaser trailer and first information after the jump. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception follows the fortune hunter Nathan Drake in his search for the fabled “Atlantis of the Sands” in the Arabian Peninsula, alongside the longtime…

iWin | Funky Lab Rat

Pay attention people. You like free games don’t you? Good, because that’s exactly what you might be getting by participating to this iWin contest! Developer Hydravision was kind enough to send iWaggle3D five Funky Lab Rat PSN codes, and iWaggle3D is going to give them away to five lucky winners of the herewith explained contest.   It’s…

The Fight: Lights Out "transparency patch" is live (plus, how to fight video tutorials)

As illustrated by the picture above, The Fight: Lights Out now allows to turn your character semi-transparent thanks to a free software update released yesterday, a 75MB patch which brings the game to version 1.01. While subtle, the added transparency does make it easier to keep track of your opponent, whatever the camera angle. Some…

iWin | Auditorium HD

Pay attention people. You like free games don’t you? Good, because that’s exactly what you might be getting by participating to this iWin contest! Publisher Zoo Games was kind enough to send iWaggle3D two Auditorium HD PSN codes, and iWaggle3D is going to give them away to two lucky winners of the herewith explained contest.   It’s…

Gran Turismo 5 3D impressions

So finally Gran Turismo 5 released after years of waiting. I’ve been with the series since the original (EU) launch back in 1998, and GT5 is clearly the biggest jump since the debut. Everything has seemingly been rebuilt from the ground up, a platform for the next iterations to expand upon like GT1 served GT2, 3…

StarDrone expected to fall on PlayStation Store in January

The interesting action-puzzler developed for PlayStation Move and supporting 3D visuals announced here a while back is now expected to be released on PlayStation Store on January 5th for $7.99/€7.99, with PlayStation Plus subscribers getting a discount at $4.99/€4.99. As explained in my previous coverage about the game, in StarDrone you control the trajectory of…

Kung-Fu LIVE set for December

The amazingly ridiculous, hands free, “You are the Kung-Fu Master” beat’em up shamelessly conceived and bravely developed by Virtual Air Guitar Company will land on December 7/8 on the US/EU PlayStaion Stores. Also, new trailer. In Kung-FU LIVE the player is literally replicated on screen thanks to the image processing magic delivered via the PlayStation…

3D support mysteriously absent from PS3 version of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

Despite having been announced by the developers themselves back in June and even demonstrated during the last E3 2010, the PlayStation 3 version of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit lacks stereoscopic 3D mode. Oddly enough, this news doesn’t come from EA nor from Criterion Games, but rather from those PS3 users who have just purchased…

Sackboy’s Prehistoric Moves announced for PlayStation Move

Unveiled today on the PlayStation Blog and the Media Molecule website, Sackboy’s Prehistoric Moves is some sort of LittleBigPlanet2 spin-off conceived exclusively for the PlayStation Move. And it’s free. More or less. The game is multiplayer-only co-op focused, meaning it can’t be played solo, but only along with up to 3 other friends. Here is…

Under Siege cinematic trailer released

Developer Seed Studios has released the opening CG cinematic for the upcoming real time strategy game Under Siege. And it looks amazing. Developed in collaboration with Axis Animation (also responsible for Killzone 2 CG opening, among other stuff), the sequence shows different friendly units as they are visited by enemies masked by a dark mist.…

Sports Champions update 1.02

An new software update went live today which fixed an issue with the leaderboards not displaying correctly and added an option to remove assistance when playing Table Tennis in the Bronze tournament. The 1.02 patch is 17MB in size and the new option to remove assistance can be found in the Game Setup screen (press…

Move and 3D support in de Blob 2

Multiplaform sequel to Wii 2009 exclusive de Blob will support stereoscopic 3D mode across all HD platforms, PlayStation 3 being the only one also getting optional motion controls support via PlayStation Move. The game will be released on February 22 in North America, 2 days later in Australia and at the end of March in…

Gameloft loves PlayStation Move apparently

Mobile games specialist Gameloft will be releasing not one, not two, but three Move compatible games via PlayStation Store early next year. An online first person shooter, a Diablo-like ARPG and a puzzle game. Called Modern Combat: Domination, Dungeon Hunter: Alliance and Blokus respectively they all sound quite interesting going by the hands-on previews you…

Deadstorm Pirates coming to PlayStation Store

According to Eurogamer, Namco has announced that the Move compatible shooter Deadstorm Pirates will be landing on the PlayStation Store this month for £15.99/€19.99. Released in Japanese arcades earlier this year, Deadstorm Pirates was included in the recent Blu-Ray release Time Crisis: Razing Storm (which you can take a look at here), alongside Time Crisis…

Killzone 3 limited "Helghast Edition" revealed (along with plenty of pre-order bonuses…)

Sony and Guerrilla Games have today revealed that on February 22 two versions of Killzone 3 will be released: a regular one for $59.99 and a limited one known as the “Helghast Edition” and retailing for $129.99.  As reported a few days ago exclusively by iWaggle3D, besides the Helghast helmet, a Cloaking Helghast Marksman action…

PlayStation Move Heroes developer walkthrough shows some… frisbee action (sort of)

The US PlayStation Blog has published a video developer walkthrough about the recently renamed and Move exclusive action-adventure game PlayStation Move Heroes (previously known under the tentative title of “Heroes on the Move”).  While the video doesn’t really go through the game as deeply as one would have hoped, it does reveal a couple of…

SOCOM 4 will support stereoscopic 3D

You might have read about this already, but yeah, SOCOM 4 is indeed going to be supporting stereoscopic 3D mode alongside the PlayStation Move motion controller.  Funny thing is, while the internet woke up to this news upon discovering a 3D option in the demo code showcased a few days ago at the Eurogamer Expo,…

VIDEO | iWatch: MAG 2.0

Finally! The iWatch video you have all been asking (and patiently waiting) for since the release of the MAG update 2.0 is finally live, coming with an analysis of the new PlayStation Move control system and plenty of actual online warfare action.

iWin | Flight Control HD

Pay attention followers. You like free games don’t you? Good, because that’s exactly what you might be getting by participating to the herewith debuting iWin contest!  Developer Firemint have been kind enough to send iWaggle3D three Flight Control HD PSN codes.  And iWaggle3D is going to give them away to three lucky winners.  That’s right. …

PixelJunk lifelike: Moving with the Music

Announced during this year’s Tokyo Game Show, Pixeljunk lifelike is Q-Games‘ first (known) project conceived for the PlayStaion Move. It’s not a game tho, but rather a music visualizer created in collaboration with Japanese visual artist and musician Baiyon (who previously lent his unique sensibility to the making of PixelJunk Eden), which will allow users…

Official Furi! Furi! Sarugetchu (aka Ape Escape Fury! Fury!) trailer released

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan has released the first trailer of the upcoming Move-required installment of its Ape Escape series.  The game involves catching monkeys in a first person on-rail fashion as well as fighting enemies light-gun style using the PlayStation Move as either a net, an hand-held Japanese fan or a futuristic looking sling.  Furi!…

Ico and Shadow of the Colossus HD collection coming to PlayStation 3 with 3D support

After months of speculation, Sony has officially confirmed that both Ico and Shadow of the Colossus PS2 classics will get re-released on PlayStation 3 in high definition and on a single Blu-Ray. Not only that. Both will be playable in stereoscopic 3D too! Both Fumito Ueda’s remastered masterpieces will run at Full HD and rock…