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13
Aug

Novus Prime Ship Companions have arrived!

You asked for them, now they’re finally here: the Novus Prime Ship Companions! Available August 15 in North America, and in Europe and Japan next week.

Check out the trailer:

2
Aug

Double XP Weekend is August 3-5!

It’s Double XP Weekend in Novus Prime!

Earn twice the experience gains and join the top 1% of Novus Prime players to reach the elite rank of Commander at level 30! This global all-regions event starts this Friday, August 3 at 12:00 noon CST and ends at Sunday at 11:59pm CST, so don’t miss out!

 

12
Jul

HomeCast reviews Discobot XT6000

If you haven’t seen Discobot XT6000 in action yet, this episode of the HomeCast has some groovy footage at 3:33. And don’t forget to watch the newest HomeCast in the Community Theater for scenes from our Home Tycoon Q&A with AlphaZone4!

15
Jun

SCEA’s Nick Suttner visits Hellfire HQ

SCEA’s Nick Suttner stopped by the Hellfire Games offices this week to check out Home Tycoon!

Listen to the shout-out we got in this week’s PlayStation Blogcast around the 34-minute mark here: PlayStation Blogcast 029: Prometheus, Pinball, PlayStation E3 Wrap-up

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13
Jun

maskara231 reaches 100 million points!

WOW! Congrats to our all-time top Novus Prime player maskara231 for reaching 100 million points on the leaderboards this week!

To celebrate this incredible achievement, maskara231 gets an exclusive Alpha Squadron Mech Suit and will be immortalized in the Novus Prime space station. Here’s to another 100 million!

7
May

Save big on Novus Prime outfits this week in North America!

Two of Novus Prime‘s most popular outfits are on sale this week only! Save 40% on the mysterious Obsidian Pilot outfit & Blade fighter ship bundle, and take futuristic fashion to the next level with the Nebulon-Interweave Power Suit for 50% off.

And don’t forget, owners of the Obsidian Pilot outfit save 20% on the new Obsidian Bladewalker suit! Visit the Novus Prime space station today, and act fast – this sale ends Sunday, May 13th!

18
Apr

A new shipment of game-enhancing items has arrived!

Novus Prime gets its newest shipment of game-enhancing outfits and virtual items this week!

Suit up as the new Obsidian Bladewalker foot soldier with four custom animations, holographic weapon, and a permanent XP bonus in Novus Prime. Owners of the Obsidian Pilot outfit get a 20% discount!

Gain the golden touch with the new gold-plated Midas Reactive Defense System and get a 25% Nebulon collection bonus when you own the entire outfit! Power up your avatar with the sleek new Ion Stream Power Armor, and show off your deadly side with the newest Obsidian technology available to the Earth Fleet: the Obsidian Throwing Star.

Warp to the Novus Prime space station today to check out all the new gear and Join the Fight!

21
Mar

Novus Prime Starter Pack now available on PSN!

Our latest value pack is now live in the PlayStation Store this week: the Novus Prime Starter Pack! You can find the Starter Pack, along with our other three Value Packs (Spacewalk Pack, Super Pack, and Power Pack) by going to the PlayStation Store from your PS3, selecting New Releases, and scrolling down to the PlayStation Home icon. Here’s what you’ll get with the Starter Pack:

Novus Prime Starter Pack – $4.99

Gear up in Novus Prime for PlayStation®Home with everything you need to join the fight! The Novus Prime Starter Pack includes the fearsome Kunai ship with matching helmet, Radiant Storm and Ion Beam weapons with Ion Cannon male & female avatar accessories, and the universe-expanding Escalation Mission Pack. Save 50% off the standard price with this bundle for only $4.99!

The Novus Prime Starter Pack includes the following Novus Prime items for PlayStation®Home:

  • Novus Prime: Escalation Mission Pack
  • Kunai Fighter Ship
  • Radiant Storm Ship Weapon
  • Ion Beam Ship Weapon
  • Ion Cannons (Male)
  • Ion Cannons (Female)
  • Military Helmet (Male)
  • Military Helmet (Female)

Check out the PlayStation Store to get in on these deals, and let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter!

5
Mar

Three new Value Packs now available in the PlayStation Store!

Hot on the heels of last week’s sale, we’ve got three new Novus Prime Value Packs in the PlayStation Store with huge savings on bundles of our most popular items! You can find these Value Packs by going to the PlayStation Store from your PS3, then selecting New Releases and scrolling down to the PlayStation Home icon. Here’s what you can pick up today:

Novus Prime Spacewalk Pack – $4.99

Touch the sky with the Novus Prime Spacewalk Pack for PlayStation®Home! This bundle comes with everything you’ll need to float in zero-gravity in and outside of the Novus Prime space station. You’ll get the Zero-G Simulator jetpack, Spacewalk Propulsion Boots, Spacewalk Blaster Pistol to defend the station from the bot crawlers, plus the Turbo Matrix ship speed upgrade for only $4.99!

The Novus Prime Spacewalk Pack includes the following Novus Prime items for PlayStation®Home:

  • Spacewalk Propulsion Boots (Male & Female)
  • Zero-G Simulator (Male & Female)
  • Spacewalk Blaster Pistol (Male & Female)
  • Turbo Matrix Ship Engines Upgrade


Novus Prime Power Pack – $9.99

Get the edge over your opponents in Novus Prime for PlayStation®Home with the Novus Prime Power Pack! Boost your XP gains to 300% with Long-Term Memory Conditioning, expose your enemy’s weaknesses with the Enemy Scanner, decimate the Bots with the Codebreaker ship, and repel enemy shots with the Deflection Shield. You can also deck out your avatar with the Armored Leggings, Tech Goggles, and Conduit Pilot Gloves, plus four helmets and the lovable DataBot Jr. Companion. Over a $20 value for only $9.99!

The Novus Prime Power Pack includes the following Novus Prime items for PlayStation®Home:

  • Long-Term Memory Conditioning (+300% XP Booster)
  • Conduit Pilot Gloves (Male & Female)
  • Mental Conditioning Chamber furniture
  • Codebreaker Ship w/ Helmet (Male & Female)
  • Armored Pilot Leggings (Male & Female)
  • Deflection Shield ship upgrade
  • Tech Goggles (Male & Female)
  • Enemy Scanner ship upgrade
  • DataBot Jr. Companion
  • Flames Paint Job w/ Helmet (Male & Female)
  • Tiger Stripes Paint Job w/ Helmet (Male & Female)
  • Tribal Skulls Paint Job w/ Helmet (Male & Female)

 

Novus Prime Super Pack – $14.99

Play as the Obsidian race and unlock the ultimate sci-fi shooter experience in PlayStation®Home with the Novus Prime Super Pack! This deluxe bundle comes with the mysterious new Obsidian Pilot Suit, the lightning-fast Obsidian Blade Ship, the Officer’s Quarters personal space with all the furnishings (including the Novus Prime Stereo and seven pieces of sci-fi art to hang on your walls), plus the Bot Spider companion and Obsidian rune blades for your avatar. Over a $25 value for $14.99!

The Novus Prime Super Pack includes the following Novus Prime items for PlayStation®Home:

  • Officer’s Quarters Personal Space
  • Obsidian Pilot Suit
  • Obsidian Blade ship
  • Obsidian Rune Blades (Male & Female)
  • Novus Prime Stereo
  • Bot Spider Companion
  • Novus Prime Concept Art: Blackwing
  • Novus Prime Concept Art: Blade Lotus
  • Novus Prime Concept Art: Codebreaker
  • Novus Prime Concept Art: Gladius
  • Novus Prime Concept Art: Kunai
  • Novus Prime Concept Art: Witch Doctor
  • Novus Prime Concept Art: Adamant

Check out the PlayStation Store to get in on these deals, and let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter!

 

 

1
Mar

New update this week!

Novus Prime has been updated this week with some heavily-requested features and bug fixes! Here’s the list of changes that just went live:

  • Players at the Commander rank are now greeted via in-station announcements upon entering the Novus Prime space station
  • New in-station announcements have been added for the Obsidian Pilot Suit, Long-Term Memory Conditioning, and Tech Goggles
  • No more than 4 players should now be able to join a game
  • Players will no longer be able to join a completed mission
  • Damage over Time weapons, such as the Ion Beam and Radiant Storm, now register their damage and kills on the Mission Complete screen
  • Beam weapons no longer change targets if another enemy ship flies into its path
  • Various crash/bug fixes
  • Various multiregional text fixes

Tell us what you think on Facebook and Twitter, and as always, let us know what you’d like to see in the next update.