Here's a testament to Sony going more casual - but clearly substantial - with its games: they've announced Trash Panic for the PlayStation Network.
As hinted by the previously seen trademark, this game is the localization of PSN Asia's Gomibako, an Earth-friendly puzzle game involving you trying to compact some garbage in an over-sized trash bin of sorts. Yeah, what with Earth Day being tomorrow, why not celebrate it a day early with this announcement huh?
Here's a sample video taken from the version they have in Asia, as seen in a previous article. As I said previously, what makes this puzzle game cool is its use of physics. Pretty well implemented in gameplay, methinks:
More videos on Trash Panic's gameplay can be found in the related article below. As announced in the press release, the PSN game is currently scheduled for a release later this spring.
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