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News: Sony's Bundling Games with PlayStation Vita Memory Cards

Sony's Bundling Games with PlayStation Vita Memory Cards

Added value

The price of PlayStation Vita memory cards remains a sore point for some people. While the system itself is not particularly expensive for what you get, the storage options – which range anywhere from £15/$20 to £60/$100 – are prohibitively costly. However, it seems that Sony’s hoping to mitigate that issue by bundling digital...

News: You Can Pre-Order a PlayStation 4 Right Now If You Want To

You Can Pre-Order a PlayStation 4 Right Now If You Want To

Why wait?

UK retailer GAME is already accepting pre-orders for Sony’s PlayStation 4 – despite the manufacturer not even showing the hardware yet. If you waddle your way over to the specialist retailer’s online storefront, you’ll be able to part with the £20 required to purchase a deposit for the currently price-less machine. Sony announced...

Store Update: 20th February 2013 (Europe)

20th February 2013 (Europe)

Easy to overlook

Believe it or not, normal life does go on. While all eyes are undoubtedly on tonight’s PlayStation Meeting press conference, Sony has found time to update the European PlayStation Store. New arrivals include Capcom Arcade Cabinet, Persona 4 Golden, and Urban Trial Freestyle. Let’s get down to business, shall

News: YouTube Application Broadcasts to European PlayStation 3s

YouTube Application Broadcasts to European PlayStation 3s

Streaming solutions

Those of you in Europe will finally be able to waste your evenings watching videos of cute kittens instead of playing video games, as Sony has confirmed that it’s bringing YouTube to the PlayStation 3. The native application – already available in North America – will launch later today, and will allow you to browse...

Store Update: 6th February 2013 (Europe)

6th February 2013 (Europe)

Alien greed

It’s been a quiet couple of months on the European PlayStation Store, but there are signs that things are starting to pick up this week. In addition to the likes of Dead Space 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, there’s also the arrival of Alien Breed, Wake-Up Club, and Bent

News: Celebrate PS Vita's Birthday in Style with European Sale

Celebrate PS Vita's Birthday in Style with European Sale

This is living

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost a year since the PlayStation Vita first hit store shelves. In honesty, it’s been a turbulent 12 months for the platform, but there’s been no shortage of great games. In order to celebrate the system’s growth, Sony has announced a brand new European sale, set to run for a period of...

Store Update: 30th January 2013 (Europe)

30th January 2013 (Europe)

Back in time

It may be discontinued, but the PlayStation 2 is making a comeback. There are no less than ten PS2 Classics in this week’s European PlayStation Store refresh, including Dynasty Warriors 4, Samurai Warriors 2, and, as promised, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Let’s Fish: Hooked On is also out this week on PlayStation Vita, alongside

News: Hook Up with Persona 4 Golden Next Month in Europe

Hook Up with Persona 4 Golden Next Month in Europe

Let it shine

Get ready to rediscover your teenage angst, because Persona 4 Golden is set to brighten up the PlayStation Vita’s barren release schedule in Europe next month. Publisher Atlus has confirmed that the critically acclaimed RPG – which scored a perfect 10/10 on this very site – will hit store shelves on 22nd February. If that’s too...

News: Sony Fined £250,000 Over PlayStation Network Hack

Sony Fined £250,000 Over PlayStation Network Hack

Chunk of change

If you thought (or wished) that you’d heard the last of 2011’s infamous PlayStation Network outage, then think again. A UK government body responsible for investigating the hack has issued the platform holder with a £250,000 ($395k) fine, describing the attack as a “serious breach of the Data Protection Act”. The...

Store Update: 23rd January 2013 (Europe)

23rd January 2013 (Europe)

Too hot to handle

After a couple of slow weeks, the European PlayStation Store is back on form with an overload of content. Highlights include Zombie Driver HD, The Cave, and DUST 514, but there’s plenty more worth getting excited about. It’s also worth mentioning that PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to grab The Pinball Arcade for free...

News: Corpse Party: Book of Shadows Haunts Europe Later Today

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows Haunts Europe Later Today

Hide behind the sofa

The genuinely creepy Corpse Party: Book of Shadows will begin terrorising the European PlayStation Store later today, publisher XSEED Games has announced. The PlayStation Portable visual novel – which spooked North America earlier in the month – will set you back €14.99, and will be compatible with the PlayStation Vita at...

Store Update: 16th January 2013 (Europe)

16th January 2013 (Europe)

Retro renaissance

Retro City Rampage makes its long awaited arrival on the European PlayStation Store today. The throwback adventure is joined by a handful of hot titles, including Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable, Orgarhythm, and Sumioni: Demon Arts. Just a quick note for PlayStation Plus subscribers: you’ll be able to a download complimentar

News: Sony Dishing Out Free PS Mobile Titles for Six Weeks in Europe

Sony Dishing Out Free PS Mobile Titles for Six Weeks in Europe

Won't cost a penny

In order to remind you that, hey, PlayStation Mobile actually launched, Sony has concocted a promotion that will see a handful of games given away over the next six weeks. All you need to do to claim the goodies is own a compatible device and hit the download button on the PlayStation Store. The first freebie is Beatnik Games’...

News: Sumioni: Demon Arts Inks European Vitas Next Week

Sumioni: Demon Arts Inks European Vitas Next Week

Feels like some kind of brush

Almost a year after its original debut in North America, publisher XSEED has announced that it's drawing its beautiful PlayStation Vita puzzle platformer Sumioni: Demon Arts onto European shores. The title puts you in control of a demon named Agura, who is empowered by his ability to paint. Using different brush...

News: Journey Clambers to the Summit of the PSN Charts

Journey Clambers to the Summit of the PSN Charts

Magical trip

Not content with scooping our coveted Game of the Year award, Journey has also climbed to the peak of the North American PlayStation Network charts. The critically acclaimed exclusive brushed aside strong competition from Mass Effect and The Walking Dead to steal the top spot for the month of December. In Europe, the title fin

Store Update: 9th January 2013 (Europe)

9th January 2013 (Europe)

Lights and sound

Auditorium HD finally makes its debut on the European PlayStation Store this week. The bizarre sensory experience originally launched in North America over two years ago, but now it’s finally available overseas. Other notable additions are few and far between, though you should keep an eye on SCEE’s New Year sale if you're in...

News: Retro City Rampage Pulls Up on the European PSN Next Week

Retro City Rampage Pulls Up on the European PSN Next Week

Heist life

After what feels like an eternity, one-man developer Brian Provinciano has confirmed that Retro City Rampage will hijack the European PlayStation Network next week. That’s the 16th January if you want to mark your calendars. Go on, we’ll wait. The game boasts an additional month of development on top of the North American release,...