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Weirdness: There's a PSone on the Way to Pluto

There's a PSone on the Way to Pluto

Do not underestimate the power of PlayStation

If you thought that your yellowing PSone was good for late-night sessions of Crash Bandicoot only, then you may want to have a rethink. NASA engineers repurposed the system's MIPS R3000 CPU back in 2006, using it to control a grand piano-sized space probe which is on its way to Pluto. According to The...

News: PlayStation Mobile Officially Ends Distribution Tomorrow

PlayStation Mobile Officially Ends Distribution Tomorrow

A rather short chapter

Just a friendly reminder: no more PlayStation Mobile games will be released after tomorrow, and you won't be able to purchase any existing ones. Sony's failed mobile platform was announced to be coming to an end a while back, but given that we thought its last game, Oh, Deer!, was good enough to warrant some attention, we...

News: Sonic's New Awful Friend: Shia LaBeouf

Sonic's New Awful Friend: Shia LaBeouf

Aaron Webber antics, we presume

Ever since public relations guy Aaron Webber has returned to SEGA, Sonic the Hedgehog's social media accounts have played host to a selection of memes, self-aimed jokes, and, now, even a video of some of Shia LaBeouf's infamous motivation. Keep in mind that this was posted on the official Sonic the Hedgehog YouTube...

Store Update: 14th July 2015 (North America)

14th July 2015 (North America)

Hole in one

It's a big week on the North American PlayStation Store, with God of War III Remastered, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, and Godzilla all vying for your attention on the PlayStation 4 alone. Other highlights include EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour and new Batman: Arkham Knight DLC. There's even a fresh PSP game for goodness sake. PS4...

Store Update: 14th July 2015 (Europe)

14th July 2015 (Europe)

Take your pick

Oh right, Sony's still doing that weird thing where it posts the European PlayStation Store update on Tuesday, but a ton of the content doesn't actually release until later in the week. We forgot this time SCEE, but we'll be back next week and we'll be on time, so stick that in your pipe and smoke it. PS4 Games: Arcade Archives...

News: Someone Sneezed, So the PlayStation Network Is Down Again

Someone Sneezed, So the PlayStation Network Is Down Again

We're honestly running out of jokes

Sony has confirmed reports that, on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, users are having trouble accessing the PlayStation Network. Namely, the Japanese giant's official PSN Status website lists issues with gaming and social features, PlayStation Video, and the PlayStation Store. A direct quote from the company:...

Review: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited (PS4)

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited (PS4)

Sweetroll-playing

Taking a step back from its much loved fantasy franchise, Bethesda has left the latest Elder Scrolls title to ZeniMax Online Studios, and if its name hasn't already given it away, The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited is a massively multiplayer online role-playing release. For years now, many fans of the series have wondered...

News: All Hideo Kojima References Have Been Stripped From Metal Gear Solid V's Box

All Hideo Kojima References Have Been Stripped From Metal Gear Solid V's Box

Gone into hiding

In a move that we're sure many of you saw coming, Konami has removed all references to famous developer Hideo Kojima and his team, Kojima Productions, from the box of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As reported last week, it seems that the aforementioned studio was recently disbanded. With Big Boss' latest escapade...

News: PlayStation and Xbox Bosses Go Head-to-Head

PlayStation and Xbox Bosses Go Head-to-Head

In a friendly game of Disney Infinity 3.0

Can you hear that? It's the sound of Hell freezing over. At the San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, PlayStation wish fulfiller Adam Boyes and Xbox spokesperson Larry Hryb hooked up for a head-to-head in Disney Infinity 3.0's all-new Sumo Digital developed kart racing mode. Neither of them looked especially...

Out This Week: God of War III Remastered, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, Godzilla

God of War III Remastered, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour, Godzilla

Godspeed

It's a surprisingly big week for new releases here on Planet PlayStation, as the industry is rocked from its post-E3 hangover with a series of noteworthy new titles. God of War III Remastered is arguably the big one, as it represents Kratos' first foray onto the PlayStation 4 – but both Godzilla and EA Sports Rory McIlroy PGA Tour are...