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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...

  • Store Update 11th April 2012 (Europe)

    Your move, StarDrone

    Here's what's up this week in Europe. PlayStation Network New Content: PlayStation Plus: Silent Hill (PSone) – 100% discount, Until May 9thPure Chess — 20% discount, 2 weeks onlyPure Chess – Park Pack – 100% discount, 2 weeks only PS3 Games:

  • Store Update 4th April 2012 (Europe)

    Alive!

    Like the Store Update for North America, there are no new Vita games this week so you'll have to make do with gaming on your PS3 if you want to experience something new. Here's what's up this week. PlayStation Network New Content: I Am Alive – (Trial also available [excl. Germany])One year after the Event, a worldwide cataclysmic event that...

March2012

  • Store Update 28th March 2012 (Europe)

    Arc the Lad II and BurgerTime

    Some good retro-themed content this week — let's get to it. PS3 Games: Burgertime World Tour (Free Trial available)BurgerTime World Tour is an evolution of the arcade classic enhanced with an innovative 3D rotating cylindrical environment and elevated retro gameplay. With new challenging platforming elements, online...

  • Store Update 21st March 2012 (Europe)

    Ubisoft meltdown

    Ubi wants a big ol' slice of your money this week, with Altair, Ezio and Rayman all competing for your digital funds. Here's what's up this week for those with European Store accounts. PlayStation Plus: Assassin’s Creed Revelations – 50% Discount (ends Monday, March 26th)Rayman 3 HD – 20% Discount, 1 week onlyBionic Commando:...

  • Store Update 14th March 2012 (Europe)

    Bon voyage

    There’s lots of great content launching as part of today’s European PlayStation Store update, including a certain game called Journey – you might have heard of it. Let’s go. PlayStation Plus: Shoot Many Robots 20% discount for one weekMotorStorm RC Pro-AM 50% discount PlayStation 3 Games: BioShock 2 £23.99, €

  • Store Update 7th March 2012 (Europe)

    Trine 2 at last

    The European PlayStation Store update is now available, bringing with it nice surprises and long-awaited games too. PlayStation Plus: Journey One-week early access — Journey reviewTrine 2 100% discountSly Raccoon HD 100% discountJet Rider 100% discountFarm Frenzy 2 100% discount

February2012

  • Store Update 29th February 2012 (Europe)

    Leap year download

    Today's a rare occasion that only happens once every four years — Sony has revamped the way it presents the PlayStation Store update, intended to make it easier than ever to find out what's available, where and for how much. Let's see what's up today. PlayStation Network New Content: PS3 Games BioShock 2 (£14.99, €19.99,...

  • News Hot Shots Golf Finally Gets Move and 3D Support

    Out now

    After months of waiting, the western versions of Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds — also known as Everybody's Golf: World Tour — finally have PlayStation Move and 3DTV support. Our friends iWaggle3D grabbed the patch and have already posted up some first impressions of its motion controls. A word of warning: you have to perform a full...

  • Store Update 22nd February 2012 (Europe)

    More PS2 classics

    The PS2 Classics are coming thick and fast now, with a true fighting classic hitting PSN today. Don't forget all the Vita PSN content went up last night, so don't expect to find it here. PS3 Games: Just Dance 3 (£29.99/€39.99)Rating: PEGI 3Availability: All LocalesFile Size: 11GB Smash ‘N’ Survive (£9.99/€12.99)Ratin

  • Out Today PlayStation Vita (North America and Europe)

    It's finally here!

    The wait is over: PlayStation Vita is finally available in Europe and North America. The console went on sale at midnight across the western hemisphere, with launch parties in major cities welcoming Sony's gleaming new handheld to the world. If you've already got your Vita from a midnight launch or are heading out to pick it up...

  • Store Update European Vita Launch Content

    Get 'em all here

    The European PlayStation Store update normally hits on a Wednesday afternoon, but with PlayStation Vita launching at midnight tonight Sony's obviously decided to get the digital games up early. Here's the complete list of games that'll be available in the European PlayStation Vita Store later today. What will you be downloading?...

  • Store Update 15th February 2012 (Europe)

    PS2 Classics are here

    After the bumper PS Store update for North America yesterday Europe's not left out in the cold, with stacks of new content including no fewer than 27 PS2 Classics added today. Let's dive in. PlayStation Network New Content: Full Games (PS3): Move Street Cricket (£11.90/€14.99)Rating: PEGI 3Availability: Not available in...

  • News Ni No Kuni to Cast a Spell on Europe in 2013

    Long wait ahead

    Much anticipated Level-5 and Studio Ghibli team-up Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is getting a full European translation ahead of its release in early 2013. In the next 12 months Namco Bandai will localise the game with full English voiceovers — though the Japanese voice track will stay — and subtitles in English, French,...

  • Store Update 8th February 2012 (Europe)

    The Simpsons...

    It's 1pm on Wednesday which means it's time to see what's up for addition to the PlayStation Store this week. Full Games (PS3): The Simpsons Arcade Game (£9.99/€7.99) Free for PS Plus members (21MB) Malicious (£6.49/€7.99) PS Plus members receive 20% discount (File Size: 525MB) Mortal Kombat (£29.99/€39.99) (9.2GB) —

  • Store Update 1st February 2012 (Europe)

    What's new?

    Games Mini Ninjas (£14.99/€19.99) Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (£14.99/€19.99) Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days (£17.49/€21.99) Under Siege (£7.99/€9.99) PlayStation Minis Prehistoric Isle (£1.99/€2.49) Demos Gotham City Impostors Beta Pixeljunk Sidescroller Demo Twisted Metal Beta Syndicate Demo Add-On Game Content Dead Island...

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November2011

  • News Sony Counts Down To Christmas With Twelve PlayStation Network Deals

    Advent calendars are good, but we want to countdown to Christmas in style

    Thankfully SCEE's got our backs. Announced on the European arm of the PlayStation Blog, the platform holder's revealed a seasonal PSN initiative offering 12 amazing deals through the dark months of December. The catch is that each deal will only be open for 48 hours, so you'll...

  • News Sony Steps Up Move Awareness with European Campaign

    New mini site too

    If PlayStation Move sales really are catching up with Kinect, a new campaign might just tip the balance in Sony's favour. The PlayStation Move mini site from Sony Computer Entertainment Europe contains information, videos and a Move competition. The videos might not make much sense — something about gorillas and giant donuts —...

  • News Konami Confirms New Little King's Story for Europe

    Rejoice!

    In a week of fantastic Vita news, here's the cherry on top. Konami has confirmed it's bringing New Little King's Story to Europe in 2012. We have new screenshots below. Let the good times commence. KONAMI unveils New Little King’s Story for PlayStation®Vita Incredible new role-playing game heads to new Sony portable system Konami...

  • News Catherine To Tempt European Players In February

    If you didn't cave in and import a North American copy of Catherine earlier in the year, then Deep Silver's got some hot news for you

    The European publisher's revealed that the steamy puzzle platformer is set to launch in February overseas, with a reversible cover allowing you to switch between the game's two provocative female protagonists. If you're anything like miserable lead character Vincent,..

  • News Sony: It Would Be 'Undesirable' For PlayStation 4 To Launch Later Than The Competition

    With next-generation speculation hot on every publication's lips, PlayStation Europe's Jim Ryan has said that it would be "undesirable" for the PlayStation 4 to launch later than its competitors

    Chatting with Eurogamer at a press event in London, Ryan said of the PlayStation 4: "I think we would consider it undesirable to be significantly later than the competition." But with rumours of..

  • News Sony Delays PlayStation 3D Display In Europe

    Sony's pushed back the release of its PlayStation branded 3D display in Europe

    The screen was originally set to release alongside its North American counter-part, but is currently without a date on Amazon.co.uk. As well as offering affordable 3D, the set includes a nifty local multiplayer feature that allows two gamers to view a full image on the same screen.

  • News Sony Reveals Monstrous European First-Party PlayStation Vita Launch Line-Up

    According to Sony Worldwide Studios Europe gaffer, Michael Denny, PlayStation Vita has "one of the best launch line-ups of any games console ever launched"

    And based on the strength of the publisher's enormous first-party European launch line-up, we're struggling to disagree. Sony announced the line-up — which features the likes of Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Wipeout 2048 and Modnation Racers: Road..

  • News Funbox Media Serves Order Up!! For Move

    Take a bite

    Update: Funbox Media tells us the game isn't out until December. Phew! Here's one that passed us by: culinary title Order Up!! — the two exclamation marks are important — is coming to PS3 with Move support. An enhanced version of a game originally released on Wii several years ago, Order Up!! allows two players to go head-to-head in...

  • News Sony Teams with Vodafone for Europe's Vita 3G

    Get the details inside

    After much speculation over exactly who would power Vita's 3G network across Europe, Sony has revealed it's joining forces with Vodafone to provide the console's always-on connectivity. The deal extends to the following countries: UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand and The Netherlands, and...

  • News Vodafone Announced As 'Preferred' PlayStation Vita 3G Partner In Europe

    Sony's announced that it has partnered with Vodafone to provide PlayStation Vita's 3G connectivity in regions across Europe

    The mobile giant will provide service in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand and The Netherlands. Those in France will receive service from Vodafone's partner in the region. Sony confirmed that the 3G model will include a SIM card "so..

  • News Sony's New PlayStation Move Commercial Is Actually Pretty Cool

    The cardboard cut-outs are gone

    It's not just SCEA that's gone through a re-imagining of its marketing strategy lately — SCEE's jumped on board too. And there's definitely a hint of the "old" PlayStation marketing message in this new European PlayStation Move commercial. The 60-second spot shows an unreasonably attractive couple rushing through an exciting and cinematic landscape. Brand..

  • News Sony Announces PlayStation Vita Pre-Order Goodies

    The PlayStation Vita is due out in just over three months

    And in order to celebrate — and presumably persuade you to pre-order — Sony's announced a European initiative that will reward you for getting your name down early with a bunch of additional goodies. Anyone that pre-orders at selected retailers from November 30th will be eligible for a PS Vita Gift Pack, which includes limited edition..

  • Out Now Move Mind Benders (Europe)

    PSN release confirmed

    Move Mind Benders is out on Blu-ray this Friday, but if you can't wait — or, more probably, you just don't want to leave your gaming lair — you can download it from the European PlayStation Store right now. The £17.99/€24.99 is a bundle of some of Move's best puzzlers; your money gets you echochrome ii, Tumble and an...

  • News Deep Silver's Winter Stars Goes Gold

    Out 25th November

    Deep Silver's frosty sports compilation Winter Stars has just entered production, with a European release confirmed for 25th November. For readers in North America, you can expect to pick the game up next week. Here's a trailer for the road: WINTER STARS TAKES UP START POSITION – NEW MOTION-CONTROLLED GAME REACHES GOLD STATUS...

October2011

  • News PlayStation Vita Scores February 22nd Western Release Date

    Man

    We didn't really expect to wake up to a release date for PlayStation Vita this morning. But that's exactly what's happened. Let's get the hard details out of the way before we start all the rampant cheering and jubilation: PlayStation Vita will launch in Europe, North America, Africa, the Middle East, Australasia and Canada on February 22nd, 2012. The news was broken by SCEA president Jack..

  • News Give DanceStar Party a Twirl with New Demo

    You know you want to

    We nearly missed this little downloadable demo in the European PlayStation Store, but nothing gets by us here at Movemodo, so we're happy to let you know you can download a free demo of DanceStar Party, known as Everybody Dance in North America. The full game is out in just a few weeks, but if you can't wait then this trial...

  • News Captain Morgane Runs Aground, Sets Sail Next Year Instead

    It be a shame for sure

    We were looking forward to exploring the mysteries of Captain Morgane and the Golden Turtle later this year, but publisher Reef Entertainment has decided to delay disembarking until February next year. Citing "critical and fan feedback", Reef's commercial director Craig Lewis says: This is a very important launch...

  • News Rocksmith's European Release Pushed Back

    Little known Ubisoft music game Rocksmith has been delayed in Europe

    The guitar game — which allows players to plug a real guitar into the PlayStation 3 — was pushed back due to music licensing and "other external factors" according to a post on the game's Facebook page. Ubisoft warned against importing the game, noting that services such as the PlayStation Store are region-locking,..

  • News PlayStation 2 Classics 'Are Coming' To European PlayStation Store

    Maligned PlayStation Store manager Andy Stewart has told commenters on the PlayStation Blog that the much anticipated PlayStation 2 titles released as part of last week's North American update "are coming to Europe"

    When, exactly, remains something of a mystery. Stewart would only conclude that the games are "en route". Niche favourites such as God Hand and Odin Sphere released as part of..

  • News Europe's Vita Box and Launch Apps Look Like This

    Start cooing now

    Vita may not be out until next year, but that doesn't mean you can't find out exactly what you'll be seeing on shop shelves when the console launches. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe hardware product manager Adam Grant took to the PlayStation Blog to reveal the console's box and pre-installed applications. The box itself isn't...

  • News Sony Reveals PlayStation Vita's Box

    Drink it up readers

    This is the packaging your shiny new PlayStation Vita will be contained within when you pick up the hardware next year. Sony's European PlayStation Vita product manager, Adam Grant, unveiled the boxart on the PlayStation Blog this morning. In addition, Grant's outlined each of the PlayStation Vita's on-board apps. The post doesn't contain anything we don't already know, but it's..

  • News Sony Predicts Financial Gloom Due To Falling Euro

    Sony never gets much luck

    This year alone it's been a hit by an Earthquake, widely publicised hack-attack and riots. Now it's predicting financial trouble due to the falling Euro and its inability to protect itself from the changes. Without diving too heavily into an unbelievably dry Bloomberg report — many of Sony's exports are to European countries. Some of those countries are broke..

  • News Sony Confirms PS2 Titles For European PlayStation Store

    Do you want the good news or the bad news? We'll start with the bad

    SCEE's decided not to promote its PSN exclusive titles as heavily in Europe as in North America. "'The Only On PlayStation Network programme is for the SCEA region only," a Sony spokesperson revealed when asked by Eurogamer. Silly idea? We think so. We don't really...

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