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Gamescom 2012 - Sony

Written by Jeremy Shane on Tuesday, August 14 2012 and posted in News with Benefits
Gamescom 2012 - Sony

News and announcements from this years Gamescom press conference for Sony.

Source: Digital Spy + YouTube

Playstation Vita is showcased first and Sony says it plans to make it the 'must have item' this christmas.


Little Big Planet Vita's trailer is unveiled and shows new was to interact with the game using the Vita's touchscreen. 


Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified - trailer showing off gameplay, multiplayer and new maps.


Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation - Demo of the game, showing off touch screen features in gameplay.


PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royal - the game will be their first "cross-buy" where players who buy the game for Vita will also get a PS3 download of it for free.


Cross-Buy - The cross buy feature will customers who purchase a Vita game will also get a download for their PS3 is also announced for Ratcht and Clank, Q-Force and Sly Cooper in addition to PS All-Stars.  Sony says to expect more games to be using this feature.

Sony moves on to talk about their Sony Mobile and Playstation Move systems as they announce and demo other games:


Until Dawn - announced as a move specific game.  It's a horror title where players fight to live through the events in the game.


Puppeteer - A boy is changed into a puppeet and goes on a mission to get his soul back, the gameplay takes place on a virtual stage.  It's an interesting look and cool visuals.  Japan Studios (maker of Puppeteer) also announced a second PSN exclusive game: Rain, though not much more was said than that.



The Last of Us - A game that made a huge impact at E3 earlier this year gets a new gamescom trailer.



Killzone: Mercenary - is announced, though not much is mentioned about this First Person Shooter beyond the trailer.



Assassin's Creed 3 - just when you thought you knew all you need to in order to be salivating for this game, they show a new naval warfare trailer.



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Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.


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