Resistance: Burning Skies

Nihilistic Software ditch retail games to focus on downloadable and mobile products

Nihilistic Software, the studio currently working on Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for PS Vita, has announced it is shifting away from retail products.

Resistance: Burning Skies headlines

  • Resistance: Burning Skies out in the US, launch trailer released

    Sony has released the launch trailer for Resistance: Burning Skies, which is out today in the US and tomorrow in the UK on Vita. As New York fire fighter and National Guardsman Tom Riley, players will come face to face with Chimeran invasion forces. Watch below.

  • Resistance: Burning Skies shots go bang bang

    Nilhistic’s take at the Resistance franchise on Vita – the first in the series without series creator Insomniac – is looking quite decent, having had some hands-on time with a preview build for it recently. Get a look at new shots of it in action below. The game’s out next week.

  • Resistance: Burning Skies trailer shows off Vita gameplay features

    Sony has released a new video for Resistance: Burning Skies showing the game’s various features. It’s below. If you head on over to the PS Blog, you’ll also find a list of Trophies for the Vita title, with fiver more to be announced. Game’s out May 30.

  • Resistance: Burning Skies survival mode detailed

    Sony has revealed what the new Survival multiplayer mode in upcoming Vita shooter Resistance: Burning Skies will have to offer.

  • Resistance: Burning Skies developer interview touches on multiplayer

    Sony has released a developer interview with the producer for Resistance: Burning Skies, Craig Phillips. In it, he discusses the game’s controls, the eight-player multiplayer, and more. Upon release, the game will contain free-for-all deathmatch and team deathmatch modes, and third survivor mode, the later of which will be revealed more at a later date. […]

  • Resistance: Burning Skies multiplayer detailed, trailered

    Nihilistic Software has detailed the multiplayer portion of Resistance: Burning Skies.

  • Multiplayer details for Resistance: Burning Skies pop up online

    While Sony has yet to announce multiplayer details for Resistance: Burning Skies, we do know that it will contain an online mode. Today, it was revealed by IGN that at one point the official Burning Skies page on contained information on multiplayer before being hastily removed. Luckily, an IGN reader pulled the pertinent information, and […]

  • Resistance Burning Skies - first story trailer released

    Soy has released the first trailer story for Resistance Burning Skies which follows New York fireman Tom Riley as a first responder to what turns out to be a Chimeran invasion of the US instead of kids playing with matches. Set chronologically between Resistance: Fall of Man and Resistance 2, the trailer provides a glimpse […]

  • Resistance: Burning Skies due at the end of May

    In a Q&A session on the PS Blog, Sony put a May 29 release date on Nihilistic’s Resistance: Burning Skies, although the EU PS Blog put PAL release down for May 30. The dual-stick Vita shooter complements Insomniac’s PS3-exclusive series, and casts players as a fireman. The handheld itself launches on February 22. Thanks, Kotaku.

  • Vita in 200-screen avalanche: Uncharted, LBP, WipEout

    A gazillion screenshots for PS Vita games have been released – well, maybe not a gazillion, but 200 at least. Shots include art and in-game screens from: Everybody’s Golf, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, WipEout 2048, Resistance: Burning Skies, Sound Shapes, Super StarDust Delta, Top Darts, MotorStorm RC, Lumines, Gravity Rush, Michael Jackson The Experience, Reality Fighters, […]

  • TGS 2011 Vita Showcase: AR, Remote Play, PS Suite, more

    The Tokyo Game Show is Japan’s first hands-on with its new star: PS Vita, which Sony credibly described as “an unprecedented interactive entertainment world”.

  • Resistance: Burning Skies showcased in TGS Vita keynote

    At today’s Tokyo Game Show keynote, it was revealed that there are 26 confirmed launch titles – and more than 100 in development. One of the supreme highlights: Resistance: Burning Skies – an all new Resistance game developed from the ground up just for PlayStation Vita. Sure, we’ve seen it before, but we’ve now got […]

  • Resistance: Burning Skies has a Norman Rockwell vibe just before it's smashed by Chimera

    SCEA’s Frank Simon has said the reason a fireman was chosen as the hero in Resistance: Burning Skies, is because the game needed a character that would be “willing to run into a burning building,” for one thing.

  • Vive la Résistance: Hands-on with Sony's Chimeric shooter

    Alex Donaldson takes the fight to the enemy and talks to the franchise’s overseer in a bumper Resistance special.

  • Resistance: Burning Skies dev finds Vita not that different to PS3

    Resistance: Burning Skies developer Nihilistic hasn’t struggled with the transition from PlayStation 3 to Vita development.

  • Resistance: Burning Skies screens from gamescom

    Sony announced the subtitle for its Resistance game on Vita and it’s called Burning Skies. The game takes place during the Chimera invasion of the US seen in Resistance 2, and a new cover system in the game is automated and it doesn’t lock to the player. While you’re in cover, you can throw grenades […]