Posts Tagged ‘PS3’

Super Best Friends! PC & PS3 Dust 514 Trailer

By Craig Pearson on March 29th, 2013.

The PC/PS3 dynamic for all to see. Run, you joypad warriors. Fear our function keys!

If you’re not a regular Eve Online player, and if you don’t own Sony’s LittleBigUncharted emulator, you might not be aware that the PC players of Eve Online can now drop orbital strikes into the free-to-player PS3 shooter, Dust 514. CCP have decided it’s time to trailerise such an event, so for 2m51s there will be some footage of a console game on RPS. Don’t worry, though. I got your back.
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Valve: PS3 And PC Crossplay Is CS: GONE

By Craig Pearson on March 6th, 2012.

You hold them off while I go potty.
The initial announcement of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive gave us the hope that we could all get along; that you there with your hand-build Intel i7 rig could be playing with a friend who might be sat on his sofa, starting at his giant television, holding a joypad. I wanted that, you (maybe?) wanted that, Valve initially wanted that. Now Valve do not want that. Speaking to Joystiq, Chet Faliszek told them it was because they need to frequently update the PC and Mac versions more frequently.

The beta has proved we want to update not just the beta, but the game itself post-launch frequently on the PC. To do that we need to separate the platforms so one doesn’t hamstring the other. So for that, we have removed the idea of cross-platform play — essentially make all platforms stronger by not mixing them.

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LBP2 Testers Recognise Superiority Of PC

By John Walker on January 18th, 2011.

Who leaves it on the blue/green setting?

As we know, all console owners secretly wish their machines were PCs. They don’t like to admit it, hiding behind lies like, “It’s great to have a machine where I don’t need to worry about updating drivers,” or, “But I want to play games on my comfortable couch.” But deep down, secretly, they desperately wish they had to worry about replacing heatsinks and virus blockers. This is only too easily proven by the video below, in which a group of PS3 users on the Little Big Planet 2 beta have painstakingly recreated Windows XP within the game.

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