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News: PlayStation Vita Titles Will Be Cheaper When Downloaded

PlayStation Vita Titles Will Be Cheaper When Downloaded

Cheaper than chips

Sony's not been particularly efficient at communicating specific PlayStation Vita information. We're still waiting for full details on the 3G system's data plan here in Europe. With three weeks to go, the platform holder's definitely cutting things fine. But one question that's been asking more than most is whether downloadable PS...

News: Sonic CD Sprints To The Top Of The December PlayStation Network Charts

Sonic CD Sprints To The Top Of The December PlayStation Network Charts

Sonic CD's stomped previous PlayStation Network chart-topper, inFamous: Festival Of Blood, from its place atop the charts, taking the crown as December's top-selling PSN title

The acclaimed Mega-CD release (or SEGA CD depending on your location) fought off strong competition from NBA Jam: On Fire Edition, Payday: The Heist and Trine 2, all of which rounded out the top five. Despite releasing right..

News: 12 For '12 Doubles Down On Great PlayStation Network Deals

12 For '12 Doubles Down On Great PlayStation Network Deals

February's already looking like a packed month for game releases, but that's not helping January to pass any quicker

While last year we were privy to several blockbusters in the form of Mass Effect 2, LittleBigPlanet 2 and Dead Space 2 — this year's been something of a barren wasteland for new retail releases. But if you've already conquered your backlog, and are looking for something new to..

News: December NPD: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Dominates, Industry Declines

December NPD: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Dominates, Industry Declines

The video game industry may have pulled in a whopping $3

99 billion for the month of December in North America, but it still suffered a 21 percent decline year-over-year. By comparison, the industry raked in a whopping $5.07 billion during the same period in 2010. "Overall industry results are not entirely surprising given that we are on the back end of the current console lifecycle, combined..

News: Eat A Cheesy Gordita, Win A PS Vita

Eat A Cheesy Gordita, Win A PS Vita

Sony clearly loves fast food chains

The platform holder's been heavily aligned with Subway over the past couple of years, and now it's jumping into bed with Taco Bell in order to pimp the PlayStation Vita. A new promotion — set to run from January 26th through March 11th — will see diners awarded with a brand new PlayStation Vita every 15 minutes. Prepare to work on that waistline. The easiest..

News: David Jaffe, Dylan Jobe & Nolan North Headline List Of Guest Panelists For The Tester: Season 3

David Jaffe, Dylan Jobe & Nolan North Headline List Of Guest Panelists For The Tester: Season 3

Last week Sony introduced us to the ragtag group of participants set to compete in the latest season of its PlayStation Network exclusive reality show, The Tester

It's since followed up with a run-down of the show's guest panelists. Names include: David Jaffe, director of God Of War and Twisted Metal; Nolan North, voice actor of Nathan Drake (amongst countless others); Dylan Jobe, president of..

News: US Retailer Lists Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, Final Fantasy X & Lord Of Apocalypse For PS Vita

US Retailer Lists Monster Hunter Portable 3rd, Final Fantasy X & Lord Of Apocalypse For PS Vita

It's unclear whether this story is based on legitimate inside information, or simply too much time spent on the NeoGAF message boards; but a pamphlet released by a US retailer has hinted at the release of a "Monster Hunter Portable 3" (presumably Monster Hunter Portable 3rd) for the PlayStation Vita

The listing is joined by two previously announced, but unconfirmed for US release titles, Final..

News: Sony Reveals The Cast Of The Tester Season 3, Even More Baffling Than Previous Years

Sony Reveals The Cast Of The Tester Season 3, Even More Baffling Than Previous Years

Sony's just put the icing on a great day for gaming news

No, it's not announced the next iteration of the God Of War franchise or released a new trailer for The Last Of Us — no, better than that... It's announced the cast of the third season of The Tester. For those unfamiliar, The Tester is an annual reality show distributed exclusively throughout the PlayStation Network. It puts a group of..

News: Just To Clarify: No, The 3G Edition Of The PlayStation Vita Is Not Cancelled In North America

Just To Clarify: No, The 3G Edition Of The PlayStation Vita Is Not Cancelled In North America

Sigh

The media's smear campaign against the PlayStation Vita hit a new high last night, when a batch of US media outlets jumped on an erroneous Amazon listing that claimed the 3G SKU of Sony's new portable system had been cancelled before release in North America. Of course, those with an ounce of common sense would have realised this was a mistake on Amazon's part, but the story spread like..

News: Leaked GameStop Document Outs PlayStation Vita's North American Launch Line-Up And Prices

Leaked GameStop Document Outs PlayStation Vita's North American Launch Line-Up And Prices

Destructoid's managed to get hold of a GameStop document that outlines Sony's plans for the PlayStation Vita's North American launch in February

The super secret list includes date and pricing details for all of the PS Vita's hottest upcoming games — and confirms Gravity Rush and Lumines: Electronic Symphony for launch. Sony already confirmed a lot of the details before Christmas, but it's..

News: Sony Announces Gargantuan PlayStation Vita Launch Lineup, Prices Memory Cards And Accessories

Sony Announces Gargantuan PlayStation Vita Launch Lineup, Prices Memory Cards And Accessories

Sony's lifted the lid on the PlayStation Vita's gigantic launch line-up for North America

Director of hardware marketing, John Koller, described the unprecedented 25 game strong launch line-up as the "biggest and best" any platform has ever released alongside. Even if Koller is paid to say these things, it's hard to disagree. Day one titles from the platform holder include Uncharted:..

News: Sony Debuts New UMD Dual Packs For The New Year

Sony Debuts New UMD Dual Packs For The New Year

The PlayStation Vita may be mere months away from worldwide release, but Sony's not quite done promoting classic PSP UMDs yet

The platform holder's announced another trio of UMD Dual Packs, each bundling two classic PSP titles for a competitive $15. Bundles include: Patapon and LocoRoco; Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee and Hot Shots Tennis: Get A Grip; or MotorStorm: Arctic Edge and

News: November NPD: Call Of Duty & Skyrim Top The Software Charts

November NPD: Call Of Duty & Skyrim Top The Software Charts

It was a monster month for software releases in November

Unsurprisingly, Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim came out on top. But despite the high profile roster  of software releases — and growth in unit sales across the board — NPD analyst Anita Frazier warned that "a decline in average retail price in all categories" resulted in flat dollar sales..

News: Report: Scott Steinberg And Rob Dyer Leave Sony

Report: Scott Steinberg And Rob Dyer Leave Sony

Seems like there's some major reshuffling going on at SCEA at the moment

With Peter Dille's office barely cold after his departure earlier in the year, Sony's lost another two executives according a report published by Industry Gamers. The site claims that VP of marketing, Scott Steinberg, and senior VP of public relations, Rob Dyer, are both no longer working at the company. According to Industry..

News: Buy A PlayStation 3D Display At Best Buy, Get A PS3 For A Song

Buy A PlayStation 3D Display At Best Buy, Get A PS3 For A Song

Are you one of those people that's yet to jump into the next generation? You've still got a PlayStation 2 hooked up to an old CRT television? Look, we're not going to judge, but we are going to let you know about a great upgrade path if you happen to be based in North America

Sony's announced a special promotion with US retailer Best Buy, which nets you a brand new PlayStation 3 for just $100 when..

News: Kevin Butler Celebrates Gamers In Final Long Live Play Video

Kevin Butler Celebrates Gamers In Final Long Live Play Video

Eccentric PlayStation executive Kevin Butler's spent the best part of a month celebrating gamers as part of Sony's Long Live Play initiative

But with Thanksgiving behind us, that's now come to an end. In a final video, Butler has saluted everyone, and released a montage of the campaign's best bits along the way. If you want to catch up, check out the suit's official YouTube channel through here..

News: PlayStation Network's Fall Sale Offers Up To 50% Off Top Titles

PlayStation Network's Fall Sale Offers Up To 50% Off Top Titles

With the Winter months fast approaching, Sony wants you to stock up ready for the cold

The North American PlayStation Blog has announced a Fall sale, offering up to 50% off a bunch of top PlayStation 3 titles. Those with a PlayStation Plus subscription will get the best discounts, while everyone else will still receive a reasonable 30% off. Discounted titles include Limbo, Gatling Gears and Might..

News: The PlayStation 3 Celebrates Its Fifth Birthday In North America

The PlayStation 3 Celebrates Its Fifth Birthday In North America

There's never been a better time to own a PlayStation 3

Five years ago we would have been laughed off the 'net for claiming such a statement. But if you look back over the course of this generation, Sony really has done a staggering job of keeping its system relevant despite such a shaky start. With the famous "two jobs" quote and "five hundred and ninety-nine US dollars"..

News: Harry Potter Heads Up New 3D Themed PlayStation 3 Bundle

Harry Potter Heads Up New 3D Themed PlayStation 3 Bundle

We always suspected Sony would sell more PlayStation 3s if it put more images of Emma Watson on the system's box

(Pre-horrific haircut, of course.) It's taken a while, but it turns out SCEA's finally gotten the message. The platform holder's announced a new bundle for North America, sporting a 160GB PS3, a Blu-ray edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two in both 2D and 3D, and a..

News: Black Friday Bundles Kick PlayStation 3 Down To $199.99 With Games

Black Friday Bundles Kick PlayStation 3 Down To $199.99 With Games

Being British we still don't quite understand the fascination with Black Friday

As far as we can understand, the day is designed to encourage North American shoppers to get out of bed early, queue outside their local stores, and spend lots of money on ridiculously under-priced items. We might not fully understand it, but we're totally jealous of it. Some of the video game deals this year are..