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  • News PlayStation Plus Members Save Big in Mid-Year NA PSN Sale

    Cut down to size

    At this point, there’s always some kind of promotion running on the PlayStation Store in one territory or another, and Sony has just launched a new mid-year sale in North America which is packing some pretty big savings – especially if you’re a PlayStation Plus member. There are genuinely some really good savings here: the...

  • News PlayStation Plus Members Unlock Double Discounts on NA PS Store

    Cheap as chips

    Has the E3 2017 hype whet your appetite for some new gaming goodness? Good news, there are a bunch of double discounts on the North American PlayStation Store right now – and PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting the best deals. For example, Battlefield 4 is just $7.99, while the entire first season of Hitman is $23.99. Other...

  • Deals Former E3 Favourites Discounted on NA PlayStation Store

    Some decent savings

    Sony’s plunged the price of some former E3 favourites on the North American PlayStation Store, with the spotlight being on the best convention attendees from yesteryear. PlayStation Plus members will get the best savings, with standout offers including Batman: Arkham Knight for $9.99 and Mirror’s Edge Catalyst for $9.99. The...

May2017

April2017

March2017

  • News NA PlayStation Store Flash Sale Pulls Down Prices on PS4

    PS3 and Vita part of the party, too

    It's the tenth anniversary of the PlayStation Store this week so you're seeing lots of sales popping up all over the world. And of course North America is here with another Flash Sale, this time spanning the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. So what's looking good? Well, Dangerous Golf is surely worth...

  • News PlayStation Exclusive Prices Plunge in NA PS Store Sale

    Only on PlayStation

    PlayStation exclusives are the focus of the latest North American PlayStation Store sale, as the prices plunge on some of Sony's biggest releases. Starting today you'll be able to get the likes of God of War III Remastered for $5.99 and Until Dawn for $9.99, and honestly if you haven't played either of those then you really...

February2017

January2017

  • News Stock Up on PS4 Must Haves with NA PlayStation Essentials Sale

    Caught on the way down

    Another week, another chance to bulk up on cheap and cheerful PlayStation 4 games. Sony's launched the PlayStation Essentials sale on the North American PlayStation Store, and this one is chock full of must own releases. In truth, it's missing a number of games that you'd expect with that kind of name, but deals like Batman:...

  • News US PlayStation Store Flash Sale Plunges Prices on PS4

    PS3 and Vita also join the party

    You may have a new president now, but that ain't stopping Sony from posting some great deals on the US PlayStation Store. The platform holder's launched a pretty tasty January Flash Sale on the American plaza today, with offers spanning everything from Hitman Go ($3.19) through to Lords of the Fallen ($3.99)...

December2016

November2016

October2016

  • Store Update 25th October 2016 (North America)

    What are you Tethered to?

    It's nice to see Sony keeping the PlayStation Store well stocked with PlayStation VR content now that the headset's out. This week sees the arrival of two new titles: Tethered and Windlands – both of which are pretty good. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter is finally out in the US this time, too. PS4 Games: Buck...

  • Store Update 18th October 2016 (North America)

    Batman-field

    All the Bs are bringing the boys and girls to the North American PlayStation Store this week, as Battlefield 1 and Batman: Return to Arkham headline the latest update. The LEGO Harry Potter Collection is also out this time, alongside PlayStation VR title, the SportsBarVR. PS4 Games: BATMAN: RETURN TO ARKHAM $49.99 Battlefield...

September2016

  • Store Update 27th September 2016 (North America)

    Really Reus

    There's no breakout of every version of FIFA 17 in this week's North American PlayStation Store update, so it looks positively teensy compared to its European counterpart. Darkest Dungeon and XCOM 2 are pretty big releases, though. Decent restock, we reckon. PS4 Games: ARCADE ARCHIVES CONTRA $7.99 DARKEST DUNGEON (CROSS-BUY) $24.99...

  • Store Update 20th September 2016 (North America)

    Iron-ic

    Time to trade in all of your Strange Coins for Destiny: Rise of Iron – if only they were a legitimate currency, eh? Those of you not obsessed with Bungie's latest will probably want to know what else is on offer this week, with Dear Esther: Landmark Edition and The Bunker being obvious choices. PS4 Games: Dear Esther Landmark...

  • Store Update 13th September 2016 (North America)

    Rapturous

    Whoops, we're a little bit late with this – would you kindly read it anyway? Remasters rule the roost in this week's North American PlayStation Store update, with BioShock: The Collection and the trio of Dead Rising titles taking top billing. There's also a new PS2 Classic in the form of Hot Shots Tennis. PS4 Games: BIOSHOCK: THE...

  • Store Update 6th September 2016 (North America)

    Tomorrow, tomorrow

    Not a bad update for the North American PlayStation Store this week, with The Tomorrow Children finally, finally launching on PlayStation 4. It releases alongside super old MMO Star Trek Online and Japanese role-playing game sequel Trials of Cold Steel II. Are you nabbing anything in particular? Splash some cash in the comments...

August2016

  • Store Update 30th August 2016 (North America)

    Spread your wings of freedom

    Pheweee, this is a big North American PlayStation Store update, with more games than your local GameStop. We suppose that the likes of Assetto Corsa, Resident Evil 4, and Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom are the headliners, but really there's a little something for everyone here. PS4 Games: 140 $7.99 ASSETTO...

  • Store Update 23rd August 2016 (North America)

    On the Inside

    As was the case in Europe, it's a big week on the North American PlayStation Store, with Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Inside taking top billing. Don't worry if you've got no money, though, as Prominence Poker and Big City Stories are two new free-to-play titles available for you to try. PS4 Games: ABSOLUTE DRIFT: ZEN EDITION $

  • News Out of This World PS4 Flash Sale Knocks Up to 80 Per Cent Off in North America

    Different class

    Has all of the Gamescom 2016 news left you lusting for something fresh to play? Sony's rolled out a surprise PlayStation Store Flash Sale in North America, which centres on the theme of "otherworldly" games. Some of the highlights on the PlayStation 4 include Another World for just $1.59, Thief for $5.99, and Dragon Age:...

  • Store Update 16th August 2016 (North America)

    Never grow up

    Despite its bright visuals and cutesy main character, we can't type Grow Up without thinking of Taylor Swift's most depressing song to date. Whatever. It's the highlight of this week's North American PlayStation Store update, alongside Bound. PS4 Games: ADVENTURE CAPITALIST FREE BATTLESHIP $14.99 BOUND $19.99 DOODLE DEVIL $5.99...

  • Store Update 9th August 2016 (North America)

    Space ace

    No Man's Sky is out on the North American PlayStation Store this week – did you know? Oh, you did – okay, then let's focus on some of the less publicised releases, like Indigo Prophecy which is available as a PS2 Classic. There's also [email protected] and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron to look forward to this time, in addition to some Bad...

  • Store Update 2nd August 2016 (North America)

    Serving up some smash hits

    It's free PlayStation Plus week, which means everyone's getting Tricky Towers, regardless of whether you want it or not. Other highlights this time include Abzu and Overcooked, as well as Ape Escape 2 and the first episode in Telltale's new Batman series. PS4 Games: ABZÚ $19.99 APE ESCAPE 2 (PS2) $9.99 CANNON...

July2016

June2016

  • Store Update 28th June 2016 (North America)

    God bleater

    It's another decent weekly update for the North American PlayStation Store, as anticipated Japanese role-playing game Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness launches on Sony's latest console alongside The Technomancer and the current-gen port of Resident Evil 5. Unlike Europe, however, you lucky buggers get God Eater Resurrection. Bah!...

  • Store Update 21st June 2016 (North America)

    Mighty update

    There's no rest for the wicked. Just a week removed from Sony's E3 2016 press conference, and the PlayStation Store is back with yet another major update. There's tons to look forward to here, from Mighty No. 9 and Grand Kingdom to Umbrella Corps. Let's get to it. PS4 Games: Asemblance $9.99 Deadlight: Director's Cut $19.99 Drawful...

  • Store Update 7th June 2016 (North America)

    #Content

    A spot of parkour, por favor. As was the case with the European PlayStation Store update, Mirror's Edge Catalyst is the highlight overseas. However, there is one surprise addition: Psychonauts is available now as a PlayStation 2 Classic for the PlayStation 4. Apologies this whole list is written in a loud voice – blame the

  • News Sony Reduces the Price of Major PS4 Releases on NA PlayStation Store

    Greatest hits?

    Sony's dropped the price of four major PlayStation 4 first-party releases on the PlayStation Store to $19.99, perhaps indicating that the MSRP of the must own games has changed. The discounts – to Bloodborne, DriveClub, The Last of Us Remastered, and Until Dawn – don't appear to be fuelled by some kind of promotion, so unless...

May2016

  • Store Update 31st May 2016 (North America)

    (Burn) out of bounds

    Dangerous Golf arrives on the PlayStation 4 this week – or should that be PlayStation Fore?! It's joined by some proper badass birdies, including Oxenfree and The Witcher III: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine. If you don't fancy sipping on either of those then there's quite literally a dozen other releases vying for your attention...

  • Store Update 24th May 2016 (North America)

    Gin blossoms

    The biggest new addition to the North American PlayStation Store this week? It's not Overwatch, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan, or Downwell – it's the addition of Hey Jealousy to the Rock Band 4 store. Love that song. PS4 Games: Crazy Strike Bowling EX (Out 5/25) $12.99 Downwell (Cross Buy) $4.99 Dungeons...

  • News NA PSN Flash Sale Asks You to Surrender Your Wallet

    Give it up

    Online speculation had suggested that Sony may roll out a Flash Sale on the North American PlayStation Store this week, and it's turned out to be true. While it's yet to be officially confirmed on the PlayStation Blog, the discounts are live right now and ready to be taken advantage of. The question is: is your wallet up to the task?...

  • Store Update 17th May 2016 (North America)

    Rise up

    It's an absolutely massive week on the North American PlayStation Store, with the PlayStation 4 fronting the charge. Shadow of the Beast, Valkyria Chronicles Remastered, and Homefront: The Revolution are the undeniable highlights, but there are a ton of other titles to look forward to – including a couple of new PlayStation 2 re-releases...

  • Store Update 10th May 2016 (North America)

    Uncharted territory

    It's a smaller North American PlayStation Store update this time, but no less lacking in blockbusters. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is the undeniable highlight, but a special mention must be reserved for DOOM. Someone will probably be interested in that new Neptunia game, too. Maybe? PS4 Games: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End $59.99...

  • Store Update 3rd May 2016 (North America)

    Battleborn to be wild

    This week's North American PlayStation Store update may merely be warming things up ahead of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End's arrival next month, but there are still a handful of noteworthy additions, including heroes shooter Battleborn, grind-'em-up Push Me Pull You, and old Xbox favourite Shadow Complex Remastered. Not bad at...

April2016

  • News PS4 Games Go Seriously Cheap in US Flash Sale

    LittleBigPlanet! Tearaway! Sleeping Dogs!

    Ooh, boy – this is a decent North American PlayStation Store Flash Sale, and then some. Let's just dive right into it: Alien Isolation is $11.99, the upgraded PlayStation 4 version of Bully is $5.99, as is Max Payne which only launched yesterday. Then you've got the likes of

  • Store Update 19th April 2016 (North America)

    Ahoy, ahoy

    Invisible Inc! Koi! Pang Adventures! Ms. Pac-Man with a Platinum! This week's North American PlayStation Store update may not be packed with retail heavy hitters, but there are a deluge of digital games that you should be paying attention to. Here's the full line-up for your perusal. PS4 Games: Arcade Game Series: Dig Dug (Out...

  • Store Update 12th April 2016 (North America)

    What a time to be alive

    This may not be the biggest North American PlayStation Store update ever, but quality trumps quantity every single time. And what a line-up it is: Dark Souls III, Ratchet & Clank, and Stories: Path of Destinies are all up for grabs. Samurai Warriors 4: Empires is also apparently out now, which seems to be the case every...

  • Store Update 5th April 2016 (North America)

    Gungeon keeper

    Are you ready to Enter the Gungeon? That's just one of the big new releases available on the North American PlayStation Store this week, with the likes of DiRT Rally and Dead Star also out now. Remember, you'll get the latter game for free as part of your PlayStation Plus sub. PS4 Games: Bounce Rescue! $9.99 Dead Star $19.99 DiRT...

March2016

  • Store Update 29th March 2016 (North America)

    Big hitters

    It's a big week… Big. Then again, we seem to say that every time we write about the North American PlayStation Store update, no? Seriously, though, this week's roster of software is terrifyingly dense, with everything from Resident Evil 6 all the way through to MLB 16 The Show vying for your attention. Shall we get stuck in? PS4...

  • Store Update 22nd March 2016 (North America)

    Back to the Bullworth Academy

    Good news, USA: Bully's made it into this week's North American PlayStation Store update. The re-released PlayStation 2 game comes accompanied by Manhunt and Okage: Shadow King, so there are plenty of retro titles for you to sink your teeth into. If that ain't your thing, though,

  • News This Ain't the Greatest PS4 Flash Sale You'll Ever See

    But it's live now

    Sony's launched a new PlayStation 4 Flash Sale in North America – presumably to prematurely celebrate Easter – but it's not the greatest, to be honest. Games like Duck Dynasty, Mercenary Kings, and Strider have been discounted on the Japanese giant's new-gen system. The prices are

  • Store Update 15th March 2016 (North America)

    Para-on

    As in Europe, it's EA Sports UFC 2 and Salt and Sanctuary that are the headline new additions to the North American PlayStation Store this week – though those of you over the Atlantic also have Bubble Bobble to keep you entertained. Other additions include the Paragon Early Access pack, as well as Senran Kagura Estival Versus, too. PS4...

  • Store Update 8th March 2016 (North America)

    Urban chaos

    We're a little late posting the North American PlayStation Store update, but we're sure that you'll forgive us this transgression as we were busy protecting Manhattan from looters. The big new release this week, then, is The Division – but it's been accompanied by a whole host of hot digital downloads. Let's get stuck in. PS4 Games:...

  • Store Update 1st March 2016 (North America)

    Plenty to pick from

    This week's North American PlayStation Store update included a mighty clanger, teasing that pre-orders would open for No Man's Sky later this week. That information's since been removed, but the billion other releases included in the plaza's latest re-stock haven't. There's so much to get through we're not even going to rattle...

February2016

  • News PS4 Multiplayer Will Be Free This Weekend

    No need for a PlayStation Plus sub

    You won't need a PlayStation Plus subscription to play PlayStation 4 multiplayer this weekend. Sony's confirmed that in North America at least, online play will be totally free from 00:01AM PT on Friday, 19th February through until 23:59PM PT on Sunday, 21st February. Assuming the servers hold, this may be a good...

  • Store Update 16th February 2016 (North America)

    Rise up

    As in Europe, it's the release of Street Fighter V that's the highlight on the North American PlayStation Store this week. If you're not interested in fighters, however, there are a ton of other titles vying for your attention, including Layers of Fear and Rainbow Moon. Which release will be receiving your quarters? PS4 Games: Layers Of...

  • News Sony Shows Some Love with Valentine's Day Flash Sale in North America

    Love is in the air

    Sony loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah! Alright, in truth, the firm just wants your dough and it's using Valentine's Day as an excuse to extract it, but let's not get all cynical, eh? The platform holder's rolled out a Flash Sale in North America which centres upon experiences that can be played with a significant other. Thematic...

  • Store Update 2nd February 2016 (North America)

    Awakening

    A really juicy week on the North American PlayStation Store this time, as Gravity Rush Remastered, Not a Hero, and Crypt of the Necrodancer all vie for your dollars. We should probably mention – as we forgot in the European article – that Call of Duty: Black Ops III's first DLC is out today, too. So that's good for those of you that…...

January2016

  • Store Update 26th January 2016 (North America)

    Insert something witty here

    As in Europe, long awaited indie puzzler The Witness is the highlight in this week's North American PlayStation Store update. The Myst-esque puzzler has been accompanied by LEGO Marvel's Avengers and This War of Mine: The Little Ones. Some damn decent variety, that, no? PS4 Games: Gemini: Heroes Reborn $14.99 LEGO...

  • News PS4, Vita Prices Plunge in NA PlayStation Store Flash Sale

    How low can you go?

    How's that wallet of yours holding up? Hopefully you've got a few cents sitting somewhere in its change pocket, because Sony has dropped a surprise Flash Sale on the North American PlayStation Store. This weekend's festivities span the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita, and appear to encompass smaller games. The...

  • Store Update 19th January 2016 (North America)

    Zero hour

    If any of you North Americans have been enviously eyeing the European PlayStation Store update, then know that yours is just as big – if not bigger. As was the case across the pond, the highlights include Resident Evil Zero and Atelier Escha & Logy Plus – but, look, there's practically something for everyone. Take a look. PS4...

  • News PS4 Essentials Go Cheap in NA PlayStation Store Sale

    How low can you go?

    Sony don't care that it's January and you're broke like a yo-yo without a piece of string – it's sale time in North America, and you're going to hand the organisation your one remaining thruppence. The platform holder's launched a new 'Essentials' sale which has seen the prices plunge on a slew of PlayStation 4 titles...

  • Store Update 12th January 2016 (North America)

    Banner update

    Big week on the North American PlayStation Store, as the likes of Gone Home and The Banner Saga drag the PlayStation 4 kicking and screaming into 2016. Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India is also up for grabs this time, while the latest PlayStation 2 classic – Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits – stops by for some...

December2015

  • News PS4 Games Feel Festive Cheer in NA PlayStation Store Flash Sale

    Flash in the pan

    You didn't think that Europe was going to get a one up on you Americans, did you? SCEE's gigantic January sale may well be excellent, but SCEA's rolled out a pretty sizeable Flash Sale in North America, which is set to end on 28th December. It includes a slew of PlayStation 4 games, such as Batman: Arkham Knight, Mad Max, and...

  • Store Update 22nd December 2015 (North America)

    Worked up over fireworks

    One more for the road? G'wan, then. It's the last North American PlayStation Store update of the year, which means that… Well, Fantavision is the highlight. But hey, everyone likes fireworks around New Year time, and this PlayStation 2 launch title's got 'em in spades. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel is also out...

  • Store Update 15th December 2015 (North America)

    Chop, chop

    PaRappa the Rapper 2 hits the North American PlayStation Store this week, ready to teach you to believe in your dreams. The popular PlayStation 2 title has been ported to the PlayStation 4 as part of Sony's new emulation initiative, which means that you can expect upgraded visuals and Trophy support. Towerfall Ascension also hits the Vita...

  • Store Update 8th December 2015 (North America)

    Late, late, late

    Alright, excuses time. So, the North American PlayStation Store update was not only posted late this week, but it also happened to go live the same time this author booted up Yakuza 5 – and if you'd been waiting, like, three years to play the brawler, then you'd skip on the already delayed software selection, too. Better late than...

  • PSX 2015 Buy a PS4 Game and Get 10 Per Cent Off Your Next Purchase

    For the savers

    There were no real free gifts at PlayStation Experience this year, but Sony is running an offer in North America where purchasing one or more eligible games will entitle you to a 10 per cent discount code off your next purchase. Titles include Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Destiny: The Taken King, and Fat Princess Adventures – you...

  • PSX 2015 All of These PS4, Vita Games Are Available Right Now

    Spend liberally

    Yesterday's big PlayStation Experience press conference had more "out now" moments than we care to count, and we figured that you may want to see the roster of new releases rounded up. Titles included Final Fantasy VII and Fat Princess Adventures, as well as eight classic PlayStation 2 games which have been enhanced with Trophy...

  • Store Update 1st December 2015 (North America)

    Once more into the fray

    Just Cause 3! Rainbow Six: Siege! Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas! We may be dangerously close to Christmas, but the North American PlayStation Store refuses to have a rest. Other noteworthy titles this time include the long-awaited BigFest and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare. Lots to chew through this time, then. PS4 Games:...

November2015

October2015

  • Store Update 27th October 2015 (North America)

    Better late than never

    Alright, we're clearly very late posting the North American PlayStation Store update, but hopefully you can forgive us after the theatrics of the previous evening. Highlights this time include the just announced DriveClub Bikes and WWE 2K16. Yeah, we'll refrain from commenting on the latter in case we get lynched. PS4 Games:...

  • News Ready Your Petitions, As Gravity Rush Remastered Ain't Releasing at Retail in NA

    Europeans will get boxed copies, though

    We understand that Sony only has a finite number of marketing bucks to spend, but it does tend to hamstring some of its own franchises at times. Until Dawn is a recent example of a title that was incredibly well received, yet that hypothetical Hallowe'en push that we were all hoping for hasn't come. And now...

  • Store Update 20th October 2015 (North America)

    Bloody blighters

    The big smoke beckons in Assassin's Creed Syndicate this week, which is the biggest new addition to the PlayStation Store. Of course, it's not the only game vying for your attention, as Overlord: Fellowship of Evil and Primal Carnage: Extinction are also out. And there are new episodes of Life Is Strange and Tales from the...

  • News Can Your Wallet Survive the Latest NA PS Store Flash Sale?

    You're about to find out

    As was already outed earlier in the week, the North American PlayStation Store has landed a new Flash Sale – this time with a survival theme. The promotional period – which is set to end on Monday, 19th October – spans all three PlayStation platforms, and includes some real bargains, such as Everybody's

  • News The Bunker Beckons as NA PlayStation Store Survival Sale Nears

    Flash bang

    A heads up ahead of potential impending financial problems: there's a North American PlayStation Store Flash Sale on the horizon. Eagle eyed North American PlayStation Store users spotted signage for some upcoming 'Survival Deals' on the digital plaza, though it's unclear just yet what it will entail. Given the name, we'd expect stuff...

  • Store Update 13th October 2015 (North America)

    Stop! We're already dead

    We sincerely hope that you've topped up your PlayStation wallet appropriately, because this week's North American store update is an absolute monster. From the likes of Dragon Quest Heroes right the way through to Rocket League DLC, we doubt that you'll get to the bottom of this list with all of your balance intact. PS4...

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