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December2012

  • News LittleBigPlanet Karting Parks in the European Christmas Sales

    Sackboy racer

    It may not be the most polished racer on the block, but at least you can now grab LittleBigPlanet Karting at a heavily discounted price. Sony has cut the cost of the whimsical karting adventure from £39.99/€49.99 to £19.99/€24.99 on the European PlayStation Store. Even better, PlayStation Plus subscribers can scoop an additional...

  • News Flying Hamster HD Soars onto European Vitas Next Week

    Cute and cuddly

    Flying Hamster HD will glide onto the PlayStation Vita on 19th December in Europe. The former PlayStation Mini has been completely overhauled for Sony’s slick new handheld, and will boast online leaderboards, four control schemes, and 15 Trophies as a result. If you haven’t played the original version of The Game Atelier’s...

  • News Need for Speed: Most Wanted Swiftly Added to European Sale

    Hard to beat

    If the reality of finding an exotic car in your Christmas stocking is looking less likely, at least you can console yourself with a cut-price copy of Need for Speed: Most Wanted instead. Sony’s slashed the price of the critically acclaimed PlayStation 3 racer to just £23.99/€29.99 on the European PlayStation Store this weekend,...

  • News Sony Slam Dunks NBA 2K13's Price for European Sale

    Three pointer

    As you may imagine, basketball isn’t particularly popular in Europe. The continent's ongoing love affair with football means that titles such as NBA 2K13 don’t always get the attention that they deserve. Sony’s aiming to change that over the next 48 hours, though, by crushing the price of the digital version of 2K Games' premium...

  • News Dead or Alive 5 Plus Picks a Fight with Europe on 22nd March

    Put 'em up

    European gamers will be able to engage in a spot of first-person fighting next year, when Dead or Alive 5 Plus attacks store shelves on 22nd March. Thus far, we've seen very little of the handheld port – well, aside from a few off-screen photographs – which makes the impending release date somewhat surprising. Still, despite the...

  • Store Update 12th December 2012 (Europe)

    Greatest hits

    Spyro the Dragon makes his long overdue debut on the European PlayStation Store this week. You’ll be able to snap up all three of Insomniac Games’ legendary platformers, alongside Konami classic Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. There’s also the arrival of Big Sky Infinity and Black Knight Sword to capture your attention...

  • News One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Sails to Europe Next Summer

    Yarrr

    One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 will embark on an aquatic adventure next summer, when the Omega Force developed sequel sails to European shores. The anticipated title was only announced in Japan last week, but Namco Bandai has already confirmed that the PlayStation 3 release will launch via the PlayStation Network overseas. Sadly, there was no...

  • News Medal of Honor: Warfighter Breaches European PSN Sale

    Run for cover

    Medal of Honor: Warfighter is the latest title to get its price slashed as part of Sony’s excellent European Christmas countdown. Between now and 23:59PM GMT on 12th December, you’ll be able to pick up the first-person shooter for just £29.99/€39.99. That represents a 50 per cent saving over its standard price of...

  • News Awaken Your Wallet with Massive Sleeping Dogs Savings

    European sale goes insane

    There have been some good deals on the European PlayStation Network lately – but this latest Christmas cracker is a real humdinger. Between now and 23:59PM GMT on 10th December, you’ll be able to snap up Square Enix’s excellent open world crime drama Sleeping Dogs for just £15.99/€19.99. That represents an enormous...

  • News Spyro the Dragon Is Flying onto the European PSN Next Week

    At last

    After many months of enthusiastic enquiries, Spyro the Dragon will finally land on the European PlayStation Store next week. The entire trilogy of PSone Classics will launch on the same day, providing you with ample platforming action to keep you engaged over the festive period. Better yet, they'll all be compatible with the PlayStation...

  • News Retro City Rampage Rolling Back the Clock in Europe Soon

    Wayback machine

    Retro City Rampage will party like it’s 1989 in Europe very soon. One-man developer Brian Provinciano has reached out to us to confirm that the international version of the critically acclaimed 8-bit adventure is in certification with SCEE right now. The title will boast a slew of improvements over its original North American...

  • Store Update 5th December 2012 (Europe)

    Fight for fortune

    It’s another bumper week on the European PlayStation Store, with plenty of goodies up for grabs. Highlights include Uncharted: Fight for Fortune, Rotastic, and the original Mass Effect. There’s also the unfortunate arrival of awful arcade brawler Sonic the Fighters, but we’ll try not to talk too much about that. We think

  • News Ragnarok Odyssey Warms European Vitas This Winter

    It's getting hot in here

    Game Arts’ decent PlayStation Vita role-playing game Ragnarok Odyssey will attack European consoles this winter, according to publisher GungHo Online Entertainment America. The title will be available as a digital exclusive, alongside undead puzzle platformer Dokuro. Both titles are already available in North America,...

  • News Sony Unwraps Tokyo Jungle Discount on European PSN

    It's an animal

    If you haven’t experienced Sony’s utterly bonkers Tokyo Jungle yet, now’s your chance. As part of the platform holder’s ongoing European Christmas countdown, the company has cut the bizarre post-apocalyptic adventure’s price-tag down to Pomeranian dog size. For the next 48 hours, you’ll be able to pick up the mad wildlife...

  • News Battlefield 3's Price Crumbles with New European PSN Deal

    Pew pew

    Sony’s unwrapped another offer as part of its festive European PlayStation Network advent calendar. From now until 23:59PM on 4th December, you’ll be able to snuggle up with a digital copy of Battlefield 3 for just £29.99/€39.99. That represents a huge saving over the listed price of £59.99/€69.99, but it’s still cheaper to...

  • News Sony Reduces PS Plus Price for First European Christmas Deal

    Cost effective

    Sony’s launched the first deal in its Christmas countdown promotion. European gamers will be able to secure a 90-day subscription to PlayStation Plus for just £7.99/€9.99. That represents a 33 per cent saving over the standard price, which is £11.99/€14.99. With the likes of Batman: Arkham City, Limbo, and Vanquish set to be

November2012

  • News Sony Counting Down to Christmas with PSN Deals

    Mistletoe and wine

    As Santa’s sleigh bells draw ever near, Sony is lining up a slew of discounts on the European PlayStation Store designed to keep you in festive spirits. Starting on 1st December – that’s tomorrow for those of you not keeping track – the platform holder will launch a brand new Christmas cracker every 48 hours. The...

  • News Sony Recruiting Willing Warriors for God of War: Ascension Beta

    Death wish

    It’s rare that the Gods seek the support of mortals, but this is one of those exceptional occasions. Sony is appealing for European PlayStation 3 owners to participate in the upcoming God of War: Ascension beta. To be in with a chance, all you need to do is visit this specially prepared sign-up page, login with your PlayStation Network...

  • Store Update 28th November 2012 (Europe)

    Bubble pop

    Nothing in this week’s European PlayStation Store update is going to grab your attention like a Hyuna music video, but there are still a handful of goodies to keep your eye on. Ratchet & Clank: Q-Force, Travel Bug, and Dead or Alive 5 appear to be the most notable new additions. Shut down that YouTube tab, and we’ll get started.

  • News Rockstar Games Gears Up for Grand Theft Auto V with Sale

    Daylight robbery

    If you still haven’t played Grand Theft Auto IV and its DLC, publisher Rockstar Games has announced that the critically acclaimed adventure will be adopting a slender price-point on the European PlayStation Network this week. For just £9.99, you’ll be able to purchase a digital copy of the seminal adventure, which is a bona...

  • News PS Plus Subscribers Secure Free Copy of Batman: Arkham City

    The Dark Knight headlines another epic month

    We’re not even going to waste our time trying to come up with superlatives to describe next month’s European PlayStation Plus update, because we reckon that the line-up will do the talking for us. From 5th December, premium members will be able to download Rocksteady’s excellent Batman: Arkham City...

  • Store Update 21st November 2012 (Europe)

    Playing favourites

    How’s your appetite? We hope you’re starving, because just like overseas, this week’s European PlayStation Store update is overflowing with delicious morsels. Hot snacks include PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, LEGO Lord of the Rings, and Epic Mickey: The Power of Two. The

  • News Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Enters the Digital Arena This Month

    Ready to rumble

    Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is already available from the North American PlayStation Store, but that doesn’t mean that the digital release is not heading overseas. Namco Bandai has just sent us word that the tag-team fighter will flock to the European PlayStation Store on 21st November, giving you the opportunity to conquer the world...

  • Store Update 14th November 2012 (Europe)

    In motion

    As with the North American refresh, this week’s European PlayStation Store update is a touch quiet. There’s the arrival of a handful of new PlayStation 3 titles – including Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed later in the week – but the real standout is Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified for PlayStation Vita. Let us know...

  • Store Update 7th November 2012 (Europe)

    Spice of life

    There's a great mix of content available as part of this week's European PlayStation Store update. New arrivals include Dyad, ToeJam & Earl, LittleBigPlanet Karting, and PID. They're joined by a couple of must have shooters in the form of Vanquish and The Darkness II. Are you sitting comfortably?

  • News Dyad Dances onto the European PlayStation Store This Week

    Head rush

    Delayed downloadable racer Dyad will finally launch on the European PlayStation Network this week, developer Shawn McGrath has confirmed. The trippy title released overseas earlier this year to a slew of positive acclaim – but was delayed in Europe due to the developer's inability to orchestrate a global launch. In order to make up for...

  • News European PlayStation Plus Subscribers Score Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One

    Four play

    European PlayStation Plus subscribers will have more than just Crysis 2 to look forward to this month. Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One will also be added to the Instant Game Collection from next week, making the co-operative adventure completely free to play. But that’s not all. Laughing Jackal’s surprisingly solid Cubixx HD wi

  • News This PlayStation Vita Advert Promises Twice the Pleasure

    Touch from behind

    Remember when Sony’s marketing used to be edgy, controversial and memorable? Well, this brand new PlayStation Vita advertisement slots into all three camps. The French magazine promotion shows, well, a lady with four breasts. There are two on her chest and two on her back. The messaging i

October2012

  • Store Update 31st October 2012 (Europe)

    Talkin' 'bout a revolution

    You’re going to need a spate of good fortune in order to afford everything on this week’s European PlayStation Store update. Newcomers include Assassin’s Creed III, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Okami HD, Sports Champions 2, and, well, a whole lot more. Let’s get started, shall we? PS3 Games: Assassin’s Cr

  • News Persona 4 Golden Dazzles Europe in February 2013

    Not quite set in stone

    NIS America is targeting a 22nd February release date for Persona 4 Golden in Europe, according to a report on Joystiq. The website states that while the date has not yet been officially decided, that's the period that the publisher is targeting. Sadly, the re-release is unlikely to receive the slick Solid Gold limi

  • News Crysis 2 Is Europe's Next Free PlayStation Plus Giveaway

    Armed and ready

    European PlayStation Plus subscribers anticipating more free games will be pleased to learn that the beautiful Crysis 2 has been confirmed as the next addition to the service's Instant Game Collection. The extraordinarily pretty sandbox shooter will be offered at no extra cost to subscribers from 7th November. The game sees you take...

  • News PlayStation Vita Sales Struggling in Europe, PS3 Well on Top

    Good news and bad news

    Nintendo tends to be the best source for PlayStation sales information in Europe – and its latest financial report has delivered once again. But while there is good news for Sony’s flagship platform in the region, it’s off-set by some disappointing numbers for the PlayStation Vita. According to figures released as part...

  • Store Update 24th October 2012 (Europe)

    The finished swan

    There’s plenty in this week’s European PlayStation Store update to keep your bandwidth busy. Just like overseas, there’s an impressive selection of PlayStation Vita content, including Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz and Street Fighter X Tekken. The PS3 side’s not too shabby either, with both Killzone HD

  • News Sports Champions 2 Is Serious Business According to This Ad

    Have you got what it takes?

    The Olympics may be over – but there’s an even more exciting sporting event about to take place in your living room. Sony has released the European television spot for Sports Champions 2, and it takes things pretty seriously. We’re not a big fan of obviously silly advertisements like this, but at least it raises a...

  • Store Update 17th October 2012 (Europe)

    New look

    This is the first European PlayStation Store update in a brand new home – and, well, at the time of writing things aren’t working too well. But let’s not let that get us down. Assuming you can overcome the slow loading and bugs of Sony’s brand new digital storefront, there’s a handful of tasty nuggets worthy of your attention. New...

  • News Redesigned PlayStation Store Opens Its Doors in Europe

    Queues cause chaos

    This is all rather exciting, isn’t it? Depending on where in Europe you reside, you might already have access to the new PlayStation Store. We’ve been checking from our UK account all morning, but we still see the classic blue storefront. Apparently, Sony is in the process of rolling out the redesign across the continent as we...

  • News PayPal Becomes a Payment Option for PSN in Europe

    Add funds

    If last year’s PlayStation Network hack has left you hesitant to share your credit card information with Sony, then you might be excited to learn that the platform holder has added a PayPal payment option to its website in Europe. The feature – which is currently available in the UK alongside a slew of other European countries –...

  • News PlayStation 3 Surpasses 5 Million Sales in the UK

    Best seller

    The PlayStation 3 has sold more than 5 million units in the UK, platform holder Sony has announced. The news comes on the eve of the release of the new 12GB Super Slim system across Europe. The 500GB redesign launched on 28th September, prompting a 138 per cent boost in PS3 hardware sales throughout the UK. “This is another historic...

  • Store Update 10th October 2012 (Europe)

    Best served cold

    This week’s European PlayStation Store update can’t quite match the dizzying heights of its North American counterpart, but it’s still a bubbling pot of must-have content. Highlights include Dishonored, Joe Danger 2: The Movie and Derrick the Deathfin. Not a bad little selection by any stretch. Let's get down to bu

  • Store Update 3rd October 2012 (Europe)

    Hell yeah

    Arkedo’s eye-burstingly attractive Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit is joined by a host of content as part of this week’s European PlayStation Store update. Notable arrivals include Dead or Alive 5, NiGHTS into Dreams, and Sonic Adventure 2. There’s also the long awaited return of legendary PSone title Tomba!, and v

  • News Resident Evil 5 and Bulletstorm Headline EU PS Plus Update

    Embarrassment of riches

    If you’re from North America, you might want to look away now. Sony has announced the European PlayStation Plus content schedule for October – and it’s absolutely brimming with attractive deals. First up, premium members will get free access to Arkedo’s Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit. The insanely pretty...

September2012

  • Store Update 26th September 2012 (Europe)

    Go ape

    As expected, Tokyo Jungle is the highlight of this week’s European PlayStation Store update – but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty of other content to look forward to. The quirky PSN exclusive is joined by the likes of F1 2012, FIFA 13, and New Little King’s Story on Vita. Let us know what you’re buying in the comments section...

  • Store Update 19th September 2012 (Europe)

    Content carnival

    There’s plenty of loot to look forward to on the European PlayStation Store this week. Borderlands 2, Double Dragon: Neon and, of course, LittleBigPlanet Vita are all highlights amidst a wealth of new arrivals. Sadly, there’s still no sign of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Let's-a-go. PS3 Games: Border

  • Store Update 12th September 2012 (Europe)

    Bursting with goodness

    Sony bigwigs have clearly been keeping a close eye on the tangible malaise surrounding recent European PlayStation Store updates, because this week’s refresh is a real humdinger. In addition to new PS3 titles Red Johnson’s Chronicles: One Against All and Jet Set Radio HD, this week also marks the arrival of a handful of...

August2012

  • News God of War: Ascension Cuts Europe on 15th March

    Rise against

    Sony has finally announced the release date for God of War: Ascension in Europe. The title will slash onto store shelves on 15th March, just three days after its North American launch. The brutal action adventure will be available in two limited edition flavours. The unimaginatively titled Special Edition will include the game, a...

  • News Ratchet & Clank: QForce Beta Opens to EU Plus Members

    Full frontal assault

    If you’re a European PlayStation Plus subscriber, we recommend booting up your PS3 right away. Sony has launched a Ratchet & Clank: QForce beta which will be available to premium members for a “limited time only”. The beta features a single-player tutorial, a ranked competitive mode for up to four players, and...

  • Store Update 29th August 2012 (Europe)

    Brace yourself

    It’s another disappointing European PlayStation Store update we’re afraid, with Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and The Walking Dead: Episode 3 both missing. Making up for the frustration are Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD, Dungeon Twister and Rock Band Blitz. Feel free to stamp your feet in the comments section belo

  • News Sony Serves Up Sports Champions 2 on 31st October

    Be the best

    Sports Champions 2 will move onto European store shelves on 31st October, publisher Sony has announced. A North American release date was confirmed last week. The PlayStation Move sequel boasts a variety of events, including boxing, skiing, bowling, tennis, golf and an updated version of archery. It will also allow you to design your...

  • News Tombi! Jumps onto European PSN on 5th September

    At last

    European gamers will finally get to play MonkeyPaw Games’ digital re-release of Tombi! on 5th September, Joystiq has revealed. The PSone Classic launched in North America earlier this year. Tombi! is one of the most anticipated PSone Classics of all time, so we daresay a lot of you will be snapping this one up. Let us know if you're...

  • News Closure Could Still Illuminate European PlayStation Store

    Light the way

    Quirky black and white PSN puzzler Closure could still release on the European PlayStation Store, developer Tyler Glaiel has revealed. The indie hit released in North America earlier this year, but has been missing overseas ever since. "The PS3 EU version is missing because it was taking far too long to get the details for that worked...

  • Store Update 22nd August 2012 (Europe)

    Counter strike?

    This week’s European PlayStation Store update is actually a humdinger, but it’s offset by the unfortunate absence of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Still, there’s plenty of other content to look forward to, including Deep Black, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD and Retro/Grade. Let’s get sweaty. PS3 Games:

  • News Sony Adds New Deals to European Summer Sale

    Counting the pennies

    With the school holidays coming to an unfortunate close, Sony has announced the final batch of offers being added to its expansive European Summer Sale. Discounted titles include Alice: Madness Returns, GoldenEye 007: Reloaded and many more. Feel free to peruse the full list of promotions in the space below. And, as always, let...

  • News Just Cause 2 and Borderlands Latest EU PS Plus Giveaways

    Queue 'em up

    Lost amongst the hustle and bustle of GamesCom 2012, Sony has announced that it has refreshed the PlayStation Plus section of the European PlayStation Store. Subscribers will now be able to download Borderlands and Just Cause 2 for free, with huge savings on both of the titles’ DLC packs. There are also 20% launch discounts on both...

  • Store Update 15th August 2012 (Europe)

    Beat shapers

    Sound Shapes finally arrives on the European PlayStation Store this week, alongside anticipated indie favourite Papo & Yo. They’re joined by PSone cult classic Alundra and Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends. Let’s get down to business, shall we? PS3 Games: Papo & Yo Papo & Yo is a Puzzle-Platforming Adventure that...

  • Store Update 8th August 2012 (Europe)

    Sour grapes

    This week’s lousy European PlayStation Network update would be forgivable if Sound Shapes had made it out on time overseas. As it happens, we’ve still got another week to wait before we can get our hands on the Queasy Games developed musical platformer. Grrr. Filling the gap is self-aware JRPG Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 and The...

  • News Sony Expands EU Summer Sale with More Sizzling Deals

    Why go outside?

    Sony’s excellent European PlayStation Network Summer Sale is about to get a bit bigger. The platform holder has taken to the PlayStation Blog to announce the next batch of offers being added to the bumper promotion. Notable discounts include Shoot Many Robots for £3.99, Mad Riders for

  • News Dead Space 2 Spooks European PlayStation Plus Members

    Twinkle, twinkle

    While North American PlayStation Plus subscribers dive into the first two episodes of Telltale’s The Walking Dead series, European players will be offered an all expenses paid trip to the Sprawl. EA’s Dead Space 2 is this month’s primary Instant Game Collection update, replacing July's Deus Ex: Human Revolution. As well as...

  • Store Update 1st August 2012 (Europe)

    Slow and steady

    It’s another disappointing week on the European PlayStation Store, with very little to shout about. A demo for Activision’s upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron leads the line, while there’s also the arrival of, er, Rock of Ages and Puddle to look forward to. Let’s-a-go... PS3 Games: Payday: The Heist Wolfpack

July2012

  • News Sony Launches Sizzling Summer Sale on European PSN

    The weather is sweet, yeah

    Actually, Bob Marley, the sun is not shining, but Sony might still have an announcement that will tickle your dancing feet. Well, assuming you’re in Europe anyway. The platform holder has announced another European PSN sale, this time designed around a summer theme. The promotion – which starts tomorrow and will run...

  • News Tombi! Leaping onto European PlayStation Store

    Pigs might fly

    You can quit looking enviously at your North American peers – localisation specialist MonkeyPaw Games has announced that it is bringing Tombi! (known as Tomba! overseas) to Europe very soon. "We don't have a release date yet, but it's going to be sooner than people think,” the company told Joystiq. Patience, dear readers, is a...

  • News EU PlayStation Plus Subscribers to Get Five Games Next Month

    Bandwidth buster

    PlayStation Plus is the gift that keeps giving – and it’s about to give a little bit more. If you were disappointed with July’s decent but not entirely outrageous offering, you’ll be pleased to learn that European co-ordinator Ross McGrath is getting all cryptic again. “Oh hey, you know how we’re giving you a new Game...

  • Store Update 25th July 2012 (Europe)

    Brave new world

    There’s not a great deal of new arrivals on the European PlayStation Store this week, but quality always trumps quantity. Fresh additions include Disney Pixar’s Brave, LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes and Foosball 2012. The latter is available on both PS3 and Vita for a single fee. Elsewhere, Sony’s searched through the back...

  • News Latest European PSN Sale Celebrates the Summer of Sport

    Going for gold

    With London 2012 set to kick off in just a few days, Sony has announced a podium placing European PSN sale designed to celebrate the Olympic Games. Titles such as Sports Champions, Hustle Kings, Top Darts and High Velocity Bowling are all discounted.

  • News Street Fighter X Tekken Vita Challenges Europe on 19th October

    Gloves off

    Hot on the heels of last week’s Japanese release date, Capcom has confirmed that Street Fighter X Tekken will bring its breed of crossover chaos to European PlayStation Vitas on 19th October. That’s a full four days before the North American release, giving overseas players a competitive advantage. Well, unless you’ve got a...

  • Store Update 18th July 2012 (Europe)

    Zombies and PS Plus freebies

    As is always the case, this week's store update has a range of new titles, PS Plus extras and enough DLC bits 'n bobs to shake a stick at. Let's get right to it. PlayStation Plus: Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light – 100% discount Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light DLC Packs (various) – All packs at 50% off for...

  • Store Update 11th July 2012 (Europe)

    Pinball, frogs and conundrums

    This week's European update is another DLC-heavy affair, but there are new games to try out too. Let's do this one more time. PS3 Games: Dungeons & Dragons Daggerdale (Trial available) Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale brings the world of the iconic Dungeons & Dragons franchise to console gamers. Battle in...

  • News One Piece: Pirate Warriors Reaches EU Shores on 21st September

    Set sail

    The massively successful One Piece: Pirate Warriors will dock European stores on 21st September, publisher Namco Bandai has announced. The title will be available in three different flavours, including digital, standard and collector’s edition. You can check out some new footage of the game in action below. Looks, er, colourful, doesn't...

  • News The Walking Dead: Episode 2 Finally Rises in Europe

    Better late than never

    Those of you distraught at The Walking Dead: Episode 2’s delay in Europe will be delighted to learn that the title is available now from the PlayStation Store. If you've stumped up for a season pass, the episode will be accessible for free. For everyone else, it’ll cost £3.99. The episode is about 811MB in size, so make...

  • News The Pinball Arcade Launches in Europe Next Week

    About flippin' time

    The Pinball Arcade will finally fire onto the European PlayStation Store next week. Following a series of setbacks, developer Farsight Studios had promised that the simulation would launch overseas last Wednesday. However, when the title failed to materialise, gamers once again decided to pull out their pitchforks. But in a...

  • Store Update 4th July 2012 (Europe)

    Over the rainbow moon

    It’s a fairly light week in terms of new PlayStation Network content for Europe. SideQuest Studios' ambitious strategy RPG Rainbow Moon leads the charge, and is joined by the Game of the Year edition of Dead Island and digital board game conversion Dungeon Twister. Sadly, there’s no sign of The Walking Dead: Episode 2 just...

  • News Latest European PSN Sale is Rife with Good Deals

    Empty your wallet

    Hats off to SCEE. It might not be able to release content simultaneously with its North American counterpart, but at least it understands the value of PSN sales. Following last month’s excellent Vita promotion, we assumed the Special Offers section of the PlayStation Store would be pretty quiet for the coming weeks. But no, the...

June2012

  • News Turn the Pages of This European Ni No Kuni Collector's Edition

    Bookworm

    Those eager to splash out on Namco Bandai’s upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will no doubt be thrilled to learn about the title’s European collector’s edition. The premium bundle – which is set to release alongside the standard version of the title on 25th January – includes a copy of the game,...

  • News Telltale Working with Sony on European The Walking Dead Delay

    Stumbling overseas

    Delays are par for the course here in Europe. Things have gotten better over the past decade, but one area that continuously lags behind is the PlayStation Store. SCEE’s keen to point out that the sheer number of languages and laws in Europe makes it difficult to ensure every game gets a simultaneous global release, but it...

  • Store Update 27th June 2012 (Europe)

    Sony sale continues

    Sony's dropped the prices on more of its top titles this week, including plenty for PlayStation Move in an effort to get you using the motion controller, plus there's some long-overdue digital releases for one Nathan Drake. PlayStation Plus: Uncharted --15% off for 1 week Uncharted 2 — 15% off for 1 week Resident Evil...

  • News European PlayStation Vita Sale Adds PSP Titles into the Mix

    Pound stretcher

    For the PlayStation Vita to be a success, regular software discounts are a necessity. Sony's European branch seems to understand that, as it’s been running a fairly robust digital sale for the past three weeks now. Writing on the PlayStation Blog, it’s announced the final leg of that promotion this afternoon. As promised, the...

  • News Resident Evil 6 Collector's Edition Unveiled

    Steelbook and more

    Every big release needs a special edition, and Capcom's Resident Evil 6 is no exception. The publisher's just lifted the lid on its collector's edition for Europe and Australia, and it's a whopper. Here's what the package contains: Resident Evil 6 Game Zombie Steel Book Exclusive RE6 hardback artbook showing concept art from...

  • Store Update 20th June 2012 (Europe)

    No Tombi!

    There's no Tombi! for Europe this week, but Sony says it's working on it. In the meantime, here is what's available for you EU PSN account holders. PS3 Games: Air Conflicts: Secret Wars [Air Conflicts: Secret Wars review] Out of fierce battles great heroes are born… It is 1939: the Second World War has broken out and troops everywhere...

  • News Sony's European PlayStation Vita Sale Expands

    Let's get physical

    Sony has revealed the next batch of discounts in its European PlayStation Vita sale. While the initial round of offers focused on purely digital games, the platform holder is now extending the promotion to the downloadable versions of physical releases. Offers include Little Deviants for £8.99, Touch My Katamari for £11.99 and

  • Store Update 13th June 2012 (Europe)

    Slim pickings

    There’s not a lot to shout about in this week’s European PlayStation Store update. No doubt the arrival of Gravity Rush and PulzAR on Vita will delight early adopters, but the PS3 side of the store is looking somewhat barren by comparison. At least there’s the introduction of Babel Rising and Bang Bang Racing to hold your...

  • News Empty Your Wallet with These European Vita Discounts

    Hot prices

    Ask nicely, and you shall receive. Sony has announced a fairly decent Vita sale on the European PlayStation Blog this morning, slashing the prices of a host of popular digital titles. Starting this week (13th June), you’ll be able to pick up the likes of Escape Plan and MotorStorm RC at discounted prices. The sale itself is set to run...

  • News Assassin's Creed III Is Available to Pre-Order from the PSN

    The Animus awaits

    If you’ve been on the European PlayStation Store this week – perhaps to download your PlayStation Plus goodies – you might have noticed a new section dedicated to Assassin’s Creed III. The directory includes a wealth of pre-order options for Ubisoft’s latest blockbuster, allowing you to take advantage of the PSN’s new...

  • Store Update 6th June 2012 (Europe)

    Get sporty

    You can indulge your desire for football this week with a new EA Sports bundle, go toe-to-toe with a brilliant SEGA fighter and get some good bargains on games and DLC too. Here we go. PS3 Games: FIFA 12 and UEFA EURO 2012 Bundle This bundle unites the #1 selling sports franchise on the planet with the one of the biggest football events...

  • News Ni No Kuni Reaches Europe on 25th January 2013

    Seven months out

    Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, the much-anticipated collaboration between Level-5 and Studio Ghibli, lands on PS3 in Europe on 25th January 2013. The adventure contains English and Japanese voice overs as well as subtitles in French, Italian, German and Spanish, so most European players should be able to enjoy it. Here's a...

May2012

  • News Sony Announces Timed Vita Price Promotion in France

    Cash back

    The Internet went a little bit crazy this afternoon. “A price cut,” screamed the masses, “Finally a Vita price cut.” Their cheers were a little bit premature. Sony has announced a price promotion for the Vita – but it’s limited to France and it’s not what you think. If you purchase the system between 1st June and 15th July...

  • Store Update 30th May 2012 (Europe)

    A mixed bag

    Plenty to choose from this week and no time to waste, so here's what's up today. PS Plus: Mad Riders (PS3) including DLC Price: £7.99,€9.99,AU$15.95 PS3 Games: Mad Riders (Trial also available) Mad Riders is an adrenaline-fueled off-road arcade racing game, that will let you perform amazing aerial stunts and race on over 45...

  • News SCEE Planning Daily PlayStation Store Updates During E3

    Stay updated

    Sony’s planning to update the European PlayStation Store every day during E3, it’s announced on the PlayStation Blog. The updates will focus on brand new trailers from the big show in Los Angeles, in addition to a selection of E3 special offers. Starting today Sony will be launching a batch of discounts based on “games and...

  • News Persona 4 Arena Brawling into Europe

    Taking the fight overseas

    Those of you living outside of North America and Japan can still look forward to the upcoming Persona 4 Arena, as niche publisher Zen United has announced it is bringing the title to Europe this year. The fighting game spin-off – which is in development at BlazBlue studio Arc System Works – features a selection of...

  • News Ubi Takes Rocksmith On Tour Across Europe

    Road trip

    Now we've all forgotten about Guitar Hero, Ubisoft wants to remind Europeans about the concept of a guitar game with a Rocksmith tour across the continent later this year. The Rocksmith tour bus will take in music festivals across the UK, German, France and Sweden, among others, in its pursuit of music game dominance. Rocksmith deviates...

  • News Digital PlayStation Vita Titles Plummet in Price

    Delicious discounts

    Who said Sony doesn’t understand the handheld market? The platform holder has launched an eye-popping sale on the European PlayStation Store this afternoon, plunging a handful of first-party titles into impulse purchase territory. As of this afternoon you’ll be able to nab Everybody’s Golf, ModNation Racers: Road Trip and...

  • Store Update 23rd May 2012 (Europe)

    Sorcery, SEGA, Table Top Tanks and a Vita demo

    One of the busiest release weeks in recent times as we have no fewer than 11 PSN games for PS3 owners, an AR title for Vita and demos and DLC to boot. Here's what's vying for your pounds, Euro and Aussie dollars this week. PlayStation Plus: Ghost Recon Future Soldier Signature Edition (PS3) – 15%...

  • News Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz Hitz Europe on 26th October

    Just desserts

    Following on from yesterday’s North American release date announcement, SEGA’s confirmed that its upcoming Vita title Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz is set to roll onto European consoles on 26th October. The title boasts a hearty helping of primate puzzling, promising over 100 levels and eight fan favourite mini-games. You’ll...

  • News Tales of Graces F Travels to Europe on 31st August

    Are you sitting comfortably?

    Fans of Japanese RPGs will be able to get their fill on 31st August, when Tales of Graces F concludes its voyage overseas. The updated Wii title – which dropped in North America earlier this year – will launch with an original soundtrack, behind the scenes documentary and a hardback art book. It’ll also come with...

  • Store Update 16th May 2012 (Europe)

    Sonic, Deus Ex and Velocity

    A strong week for Europe, with good content for PS3 owners across all PlayStation generations. Let's get stuck in, shall we? PlayStation Network New Content: PS3 Games: PixelJunk 4am (Trial available)Become a headline act in a global musical phenomenon with PlayStation®Move.Mix your own tracks in front of a live audience...

  • News Fallout Heads Apocalyptic Sale on PSN

    Megaton

    With the world set to end in just over seven month’s time, it’s probably best you prepare yourself for the afterlife with some post-apocalyptic content. Thankfully, SCEE’s got you covered with a sale designed to get you in shape for the impending day of reckoning. It’s announced an Apocalyptic Sale scheduled to start this week on...

  • Store Update 9th May 2012 (Europe)

    Datura and Binary Domain

    Like the North American Store Update, intriguing PSN Move adventure Datura takes centre stage but there are some good deals to be had elsewhere. Here's what's up today. PlayStation Network New Content: PS Plus: Binary Domain – 15% Discount for Two Weeks

  • Store Update 2nd May 2012 (Europe)

    Awesomenauts, Skullgirls and free Frobisher Says! included

    It's PSN update day here in Europe with a lot of content for your consideration, some of it free. Let's get started. PS3 Games: Awesomenauts (Trial also available)It’s the year 3587; conflict spans the stars. Huge robot armies are locked in an enduring stalemate. In their bid for galactic...

April2012

  • Store Update 25th April 2012 (Europe)

    Jewels, zombies, paintball and more

    Plenty of good things to download this week including Skype for Vita, the Dragon's Dogma demo and more. There's also some God of War discounts in celebration of the announcement of God of War: Ascension. Here's what's up for European PSN fans. PS3 Games: Bejeweled 3 (Released Friday 27th) The biggest, brightest...

  • News PlayStation Plus Update: May 2012 (Europe)

    Awesomeness in store

    The European PlayStation Blog has revealed the goodies PlayStation Plus subscribers can expect next month. Here's the breakdown of what will be made available to you Plus members from 2nd May onward. Free Games — PS3: Awesomenauts – saving £7.99/€9.99 Hamsterball – free until July 4th, saving £7.99/€9.99 Wakeboarding...

  • News Sony's Move-Exclusive Datura Dated

    Out in May

    Time to pick up that Move controller again — Sony's launching Datura on 9th May. The Move-exclusive action adventure is joint venture between Sony Santa Monica and Polish developer Plastic. It's billed as a "unique, interactive art experience", so don't expect God of War Move, but we're always up for unique and interactive art...

  • Store Update 18th April 2012 (Europe)

    Undead houses and toasted sandwiches

    The wide variety of experiences on PSN continues this week: shooters, puzzle games and chess all appear for download. Here's what's vying for your money. PlayStation Plus: House of the Dead 4: Extended Cut – 30% DiscountHouse of the Dead 4 Dynamic Theme – 100% DiscountHouse of the Dead 4 James, Kate and...

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