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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…

Sony: over 4.1 million PlayStation Move sold to date

With an official press release issued today, Sony Computer Entertainment announced it has sold more than 4.1 million PlayStation Move motion controllers worldwide. The figure, which refers to units sold to retailers, not consumers, is quite a nice one for an add-on which was launched just 2 months ago. Here is the full press release.…

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…

More than 50 3D games in development for PS3

Ahead of his “Seeing is Believing: 3D a New Creative Medium for Games” keynote at this week’s Develop in Liverpool conference, SCEE studio director Mick Hocking told Develop that Sony is currently applying 3D to 20 internally developed games, with 3rd parties doing the same to about 30 of theirs. For reference, there are about…

Snakebyte announces world first 3rd party PlayStation Move controllers (and camera)

Germany peripherals manufacturer Snakebyte just announced a new line of PlayStation Move devices which includes not only a motion controller and a navigation controller, but also a camera, the snake-eye, coming with its own TV clip. Expected to reach retailers in January, the Snakebyte PlayStation Move line will be available in various configurations (single items…

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…

Sony patents new echolocation technology

An interesting patent filed by SCEA earlier this year (but published just a few days ago) describes a new motion technology designed for gaming. It’s a two-parts device featuring a motion controller much like the Move controller that, besides the usual gyroscope, magnetometer and accelerometer, also contains an ultrasonic transmitter. The patent data also describes a…

Introducing… iWaggle3D Forum!

Hello people. I’m pleased to announce that starting today you have a new place to go for discussing game related (or unrelated) topics: the iWaggle3D Forum! Work on the forum is still in progress, so any feedback would be highly appreciated. I created a dedicated thread for that here. For now, there are only two…

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…

iWonder | "Patapon Bash" by edd

So I’ve got a basic idea. It’s based on an awesome PSP game called Patapon. The controls are really simple: you move the controller up to get chaka, move it left to get pata, move it right to get pon and move it down to get don, and you waggle it toward the camera to…

iWonder | "The Tree of Knowledge" by Scruffyexaminer

Gain scientific and mathematical literacy by traveling back in time and having the key figures in history teach you the important concepts hands on. Learn to count with the ancient Chinese and their abacus. Learn geometry from the Egyptians and Ancient Greeks. Play with the geometry of the pyramids in cool papyrus-like 3D. Scratch lines…

First action videos of CTA Digital gun attachments

CTA Digital has just released two videos showcasing their gun attachments for the PlayStation Move: the Submachine Gun and the Perfect Aim Pistol. None of them shows on-screen pointers through the scope/iron sights, which is hardly surprising considering how the PlayStation Move currently behaves as a pointing device.  Basically, do not expect to hit exactly…

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 third party accessories tour Chapter 4 of 4: Grips and stuff

Guns? Check. Swords? Check. Chargers? Check. Having covered all of the above categories it’s time to take a look at the last but not least important PlayStation Move accessories of our tour: the grips, the straps and the camera TV clips. Basically all the stuff that helps in protecting our PlayStation Move paraphernalia.    Enjoy…

First Universal 3D Shutter Glasses to debut soon

Just a few days ago I published an article offering some ideas about how to ease mainstream adoption of 3D shutter glasses technology. The first, most important proposition I made was to come up with a standard that would allow glasses cross-compatibility across different TV brands whilst laying the foundations of a third party market.…

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…

Sony sells 2.5 million PlayStation Move motion controllers to western retailers

Last week, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe boss Andrew House stated that “about 1.5 million” PlayStation Move had been sold in Europe. Today, SCEA representatives Jack Tretton (President and CEO) and John Koller (director of hardware marketing) have gone on record about the performance of the device in the American regions during its first 30 days…

PlayStation Move third party accessories tour Chapter 3 of 4: Chargers and stuff

As you can guess by the title, this chapter focuses on the charging stations currently available for the PlayStation Move set. And man, are third party manufacturers in love with this sort of equipment. Besides the official Charging Station, in fact, there are more than 20 alternatives out there!I’ve tried to gather as much information…

Japanese PlayStation Move launch commercials

Curious to see how Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is promoting the PlayStation Move launch on Japanese television? Good, because here is a collection of all the ads being aired right now for you to enjoy. Mind you there is a lot of Beat Sketch! love in these ads, which makes sense as that’s the first…

About 1.5 million PlayStation Move sold in Europe

During an interview conducted by Bloomberg, head of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Andrew House, revealed some quite good sales numbers with regard to the PlayStation Move performance in Europe. Since launch, which occurred just a month ago, PlayStation Move has apparently enjoyed “very significant sales […], somewhere in the region of 1.5 million units”, House…

Japanese PlayStation Move launch recap

As the PlayStation Move draws near in Japan (less than a week till launch now), perhaps it’s a good time to summarize what our fellas over there will be getting on October 21st in a single, handy post.  Let’s start with the basics.  A single PlayStation Move will retail for ¥3.980 (equal to $49/€35/£31), while…

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. …