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PlayStation All-Stars gets 'Ultimate Balance Update'

Fitting that on the day of the Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct, Sony attempts to remind everyone that the terribly named PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a game that exists. And it's not that it's a bad game, however amusing its me...

 
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Images of cut Gravity Rush/Journey PS All-Stars stage

Some pictures of a seemingly cut Journey cross Gravity Rush stage of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale hit the web courtesy of designer Ky Bui's website. They were quickly taken down, but the internet is all-seeing, without end, so you ca...

 
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PlayStation All-Stars developer still alive and kicking

Last we heard, SuperBot Entertainment had amicably split with Sony after developing PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, but the future of the studio was left uncertain. Well, until today that is, as Edge is reporting that SuperBot is alive...

 
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Impressions: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale DLC 2

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale struggles to remain relevant amidst today's extremely competitive fighting game market. Although one can't say the game has been a failure by any means of the word, it isn't the breakout success Sony wa...

 
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Zeus and Isaac Clarke added to PlayStation All-Stars

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale has gotten two new combatants and another map today as downloadable content. The characters, as seen in action here, are Zeus from God of War and Isaac Clarke of Dead Space fame, while the map is a mash-u...

 
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New PS All-Stars DLC will be free with GoW: Ascension

After getting word of what the new DLC for PlayStation All-Stars and when we would be able to get our hands on the new characters, we were left wondering how much we would have to shell out (if at all) for the batch of DLC. Killi...

 
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Dead Space's Isaac Clarke joining PlayStation All-Stars

IGN sat down with PlayStation's Seth Killian where he revealed the next downloadable content for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Dead Space's Isaac Clarke and God of War's Zeus will both be joining the fight. Plus, a new stage will be...

 
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Impressions: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale DLC

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale struggles to remain relevant amidst today's extremely competitive fighting game market. Although one can't say the game has been a failure by any means of the word, it isn't the breakout success Sony want...

 
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Free PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale DLC is out today

Remember that free PlayStation All-Stars DLC? Well, it's finally here, once the PlayStation Store updates later today. For the amazing price of "making the effort to click through a few menus," you'll get Kat from Gravity Rush and Emmett Gr...

 
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More PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale DLC is coming

We already knew that Kat from Gravity Rush and Emmett Graves from Starhawk would be free DLC for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, but of course there are more plans beyond those two characters. In addition to 18 "minions" (which are ess...

 
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Sony ends relationship with PlayStation All-Stars maker

Sony is ending its relationship with SuperBot Entertainment, the makers of PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. This comes days after the studio laid off a number of employees. "Sony Computer Entertainment can confirm that the working agree...

 
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SCEA confirms layoffs at PlayStation All-Stars developer

Last I heard about PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale developer SuperBot Entertainment, the studio was hiring; that's the kind of story we like to see. Lately, however, it's been less cheerful. It seems SuperBot has been hit with layoffs, ...

 
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Kat and Emmett get new PlayStation All-Stars trailers

Remember when we reported that two new characters would be coming to PlayStation All-Stars, and they would be free for a limited time? That's nearly upon us, as Gravity Rush's Kat and Starhawk's Emmett Graves will be available on February ...

 
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SuperBot is hiring, could be for PlayStation All-Stars 2

I really enjoyed my time with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, and I wouldn't mind a sequel somewhere down the line with more characters that helped define the platform (if Sony could work out deals with Activision to get Crash and Spyr...

 
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PlayStation All-Stars gets patch 1.02 next week

Sony promised patches for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, and now you're getting them, starting next week with patch 1.02. Among the changes are a new item (Medusa's Gaze, presumably from God of War, and presumably something that can t...

 
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Robot Chicken made a PlayStation All-Stars commercial

I enjoyed watching Robot Chicken on Adult Swim back in college, but it never felt like it had true staying power. Why new episodes are still being made, I have no clue. Then again, this is the same network that is still churning out Aqua S...

 
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Psssh! What is this? Smash Bros.?

[Header by Elemental-Aura] Despite Allistair Pinsof's well-reasoned arguments against PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale's being a Smash Bros. clone, it's just so damn blatant! I mean, just look at it! LOOK AT IT! How can it be any more ob...

 
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Review: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale has some big shoes to fill. While the arena battle genre isn't exactly bursting at the seams these days, the inevitable cloud of Super Smash Bros. looms over Sony in more ways than they care to admit. Mos...

 
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Kat and Emmett Graves will become PS All-Stars next year

Next year, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale will get two additional characters via download: Emmett Graves from Starhawk and Kat from Gravity Rush. I know how some of you feel about downloadable content being discussed before the core ga...

 
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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale final boss revealed

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale has gone gold for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. To celebrate, SuperBot released the pretty badass opening cinematic showing off all the brawlers battling it out. At the very end you get to see the final...

 
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Russia's budget-friendy, live-action PS All-Stars ad

I actually prefer this Russian live-action advertisement for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (via All Games Beta) over the short we recently got to see. While it is clearly lacking in production values, the commercial more than makes u...

 
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Those Sony teasers: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

All of those Sony teasers we've seen over this last week have been leading up to this final reveal tonight. You all guessed right: It was to promote upcoming game PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale.  This is the full live-action...

 
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PS All-Stars Battle Royale beta begins this week

PlayStation Plus members will get the opportunity to try the PS3 multiplayer beta for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale tomorrow, while everyone else will gain access on October 23, 2012. Those with a PlayStation Vita, however -- Plus or ...

 
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TGS: PS All-Stars stays fun while expanding roster

I've been waiting for new PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale character reveals with bated breath, but Sony didn't bring any new characters to TGS. What they did bring is a demo containing 12 characters and five stages, which reminded me wh...

 
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TGS: PlayStation All-Stars gets a dramatic trailer

Check out the full roster of bros that'll be smashing each other in the face when PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale launches later this year. A new trailer has come from the Tokyo Game Show and it gives us a good look at all the characte...

 
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Medievil's Dan Fortesque and Nariko in PS All-Stars!

[Update: The gameplay video has been pulled. We got a nice little picture of Dan out of it though!] Sir Daniel Fortesque, the jaw-less hero of the Medievil series, and Heavenly Sword's Nariko have both been confirmed for PlayStation All-Sta...

 
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Raiden is playable in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

SuperBot Entertainment's Omar Kendall and Sony Santa Monica's Seth Killian gave GameSpot a sizable look at another character in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, Raiden from the Metal Gear franchise. He's said to be proficient at singlin...

 
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PlayStation All-Stars: A closer look at the new fighters

I had just a short bit of time to chat with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale game director Omar Kendall on the newly announced characters and stages at gamescom yesterday, but I fear that I spent most of it chatting about recent game lea...

 
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gamescom: My dream: PJ Berri for PlayStation All-Stars

Do you know who PJ Berri is? He's PaRappa the Rapper's best friend. Think back to the bear with the half-open eyes and the crazy appetite (he probably smokes). He's cranky, stupid, mumbly and hilarious, and I think he would make for a fanta...

 
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PS All-Stars moves to Nov. 20: 'Will be worth the wait'

Sony's arena brawler PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale has been pushed back a month to November 20. This is fantastic news since it means that 34% more of us are now likely to survive Octobergeddon! It also means that developer SuperBot w...

 
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PlayStation All-Stars leak confirms Raiden, Sackboy, more

Sackboy (LittleBigPlanet), Raiden (Metal Gear Rising) and Rachet (Rachet & Clank) made an appearance on PlayStation All-Stars' official website today and were quickly removed. These images show rumored characters and possible box art fo...

 
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Preview: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (beta)

Clone. Ripoff. Copycat. Call it what you want, but PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a game that stands on its own. There have been a couple games that have aped the style of Super Smash Bros. in the past, but none of them attempted...

 
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Kamiya: PlayStation All-Stars is just an immoral rip-off

Bayonetta and Viewtiful Joe designer Hideki Kamiya has given Sony a stern finger-wagging, criticizing PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale for being nothing more than a rip-off. The developer went so far as to try and shame the publisher, sh...

 
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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale public beta happening

Given all of the balancing considerations that go into a game like PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, it strikes me as a title that could really stand to benefit from putting together a public beta. As such, it's reassuring to see that su...

 
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Rumor: PlayStation All-Stars' roster and stages leak

A couple crafty NeoGAF and GameFaqs users tore apart a PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale data file that has unveiled 9 new stages, 8 new characters, and a lot of other new additions. Of course this could all be a hoax, but it's a very con...

 
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Heihachi and Sony mascot added to PlayStation All-Stars

Tekken's Heihachi and Sony's Japanese feline mascot Toro Inoue are the latest additions to PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale's roster. Alongside a lengthy EVO exhibition of these two new characters, a new stage was shown off: Chop Chop M...

 
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Seth Killian's new gig: Sony Santa Monica, PS All-Stars

Last month, Seth Killian left Capcom, and now we know where he ended up: at Sony. Seth himself just revealed his new gig: lead game designer for the external group at Sony Santa Monica, working on PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. What a...

 
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Jimpressions: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

There's no escaping the fact: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is one of the most blatant and shameless rip-offs seen this generation. It might as well embrace the sarcasm and actually call itself Sony Smash Bros., because Sony's refusal...

 
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E3: PlayStation All-Stars can be played on Vita, but why?

I love what Sony is doing with PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, but I have a hard time finding the appeal of playing it on such a small screen. The visuals hold up surprisingly well on Sony's handheld, with only some slight downgrades i...

 
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E3: PS All-Stars Battle Royale hands-on: Drake, Big Daddy

With every new character unveil, I become more excited for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Now that the Internet has had a couple of weeks to fight over whether it's a soulless Super Smash Bros. clone (it isn't), Sony has made it easie...

 
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Our PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale wishlist

Sony impressed with the first showing of their four-player PlayStation IP mashup brawler, but they only showed six characters and four stages, and gave us next to nothing in the way of details at the reveal this week. And what does the Inte...

 
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Unofficial PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale trailer

Bummer. There's no official trailer for the newly announced four-player brawler PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale yet, so we decided to make one especially for you, Destructoid reader. Though our time with the game was limited, we've don...

 
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Hands-on preview: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale

The rumors were true, and now that I've played it, I'm glad. Sony has been working on a mashup fighting game that pits many of their first-party characters against each other in a Smash Bros. style four-player match. This brawler was shown ...

 
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PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale officially announced

You know that PlayStation brawl game we keep hearing about? That one that people are calling Sony's Smash Bros.? It's a real thing, officially announced on tonight's episode of GameTrailers TV. The name is a mouthful: PlayStation All-Stars ...

 

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