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News: At Least Sony Didn't Forget the PlayStation Vita's Birthday

At Least Sony Didn't Forget the PlayStation Vita's Birthday

Phew

We’d love to say that we baked the PlayStation Vita a big slab of cherry and almond cake for its second birthday this weekend, but we’d be lying if we did. The truth is that we forgot, and now we’re not on speaking terms with the handheld system. Fortunately, we’re hoping to rekindle our relationship with the down-in-the-dumps device by...

Store Update: 18th February 2014 (North America)

18th February 2014 (North America)

Hiryu go

Double Helix’s anticipated Strider reboot headlines another swell North American PlayStation Store update this week, which also plays host to a standalone version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’s recent Freedom Cry expansion and silly shooter Earth Defense Force 2025. Other arrivals include Gunslugs on the PlayStation Vita and

News: January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One

Return of the king

Stock shortages may have caused a setback in Sony’s assault on North America in December, but the PlayStation 4 has climbed right back to the top of the console tree in January. According to the Japanese giant, its freshest format was the best selling next-gen system in North America last month, with the burly black box almost...

Store Update: 11th February 2014 (North America)

11th February 2014 (North America)

Lightning strikes

It’s another big week for the North American PlayStation Store, with JRPG threequel Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII leading the charge on the PlayStation 3. It’s been accompanied by a bunch of noteworthy PlayStation Vita titles, including Toukiden: The Age of Demons, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, and Llamasoft’s...

Store Update: 4th February 2014 (North America)

4th February 2014 (North America)

Cleaning up

After a somewhat slow start to the year, the North American PlayStation Store is officially back into the swing of things. The first update of February is a real wallet drainer, with the likes of Dustforce, King Oddball, and Surge Deluxe all vying for your attention. Elsewhere, PlayStation Plus members will be able to obtain Outlast for...

News: PS Plus Wants to Be Your Valentine with Gigantic North American Refresh

PS Plus Wants to Be Your Valentine with Gigantic North American Refresh

Outlast, Metro: Last Light, Remember Me, and more

Forget about your significant other, as the only company that you’re going to need this 14th February is your PlayStation Plus subscription. With those lucky enough to live in Europe already tucking into their fresh content, Sony has now revealed the full Instant Game Collection update for North...

Store Update: 28th January 2014 (North America)

28th January 2014 (North America)

Grave robber

This week marks the arrival of the first major post-launch PlayStation 4 title, with Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition aiming to light a torch on your next generation console. Like every release for Sony’s latest super machine, you’ll be able to pick up a copy of the game digitally from the PlayStation Store – and it’ll cost you...

Store Update: 21st January 2014 (North America)

21st January 2014 (North America)

Hype builder

There are still a couple of months to go until it officially releases, but you can already pre-order hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son on the PlayStation Store. The digital edition will set you back a reasonable $59.99, and will come with the additional Cole MacGrath-themed missions that Sucker Punch teased...

News: December NPD: Xbox One Hits Back at PS4 in Next-Gen Console War

December NPD: Xbox One Hits Back at PS4 in Next-Gen Console War

Sony says it's still winning in North America

Microsoft’s decision to redirect the majority of its Xbox One stock to North America may put the platform holder in positive spirits this evening, as the next generation system bettered the PlayStation 4 in the latest NPD sales report. According to a press release from the Redmond-based manufacturer,...

Store Update: 14th January 2014 (North America)

14th January 2014 (North America)

'Ave it

The industry’s still getting warmed up to 2014, so this North American PlayStation Store update is a little lean yet again. Nevertheless, fans of stealth action may be delighted to learn that PlayStation Vita port Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD has finally stepped out of the shadows, while Halfbrick developed dual-joystick shooter Age of...

Store Update: 7th January 2014 (North America)

7th January 2014 (North America)

We hope that you're not too hungry

It’s the first North American PlayStation Store update of the year, and Sony has decided to have mercy upon our sanity. While the pre-Christmas refreshes proved a nightmare to format, this particular offering is petite enough to not waste our entire day. Highlights include Don’t Starve on the PlayStation 4...

News: Analyst: PS4 Has Slight Sales Advantage Over Xbox One in North America

Analyst: PS4 Has Slight Sales Advantage Over Xbox One in North America

On top of the world

Sony Computer Entertainment America president Jack Tretton may be spending his first full day back in the office hanging up the bunting, as reports suggest that the PlayStation 4 managed to close out 2013 in front of the Xbox One in North America – despite the platform holder launching in more territories than its closest...