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  • Store Update 26th February 2013 (North America)

    Plenty to pre-order

    This week’s North American PlayStation Store update is absolutely brimming with pre-orders. There are a slew of retail releases for you to register your interest in, including BioShock: Infinite and MLB 13 The Show. There’s also a demo for God of War: Ascension, as well as big add-ons for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and

  • News Splash Your Cash on PlayStation Network, Get Money Back

    Your own personal PlayStation piggy bank

    Sony’s announced that it’s bringing back its popular cash back scheme, rewarding you with $10 credit for every $50 you spend on the PlayStation Store through 1st April. There’s no limit to the offer – you’ll get $40 if you spend $200, for example – making this year’s promotion more attractive...

  • News Plants vs. Zombies Commences Battle on PS Plus This Week

    Plus, huge PlayStation Vita discounts

    Plants vs. Zombies will bring some much needed vegetation to the Instant Game Collection this week, when the PlayStation Vita version of the quirky strategy game shares its seeds with North American PlayStation Plus subscribers for free. The enjoyable tower defence title will be joined by sharp discounts on...

  • News Check Your PSN Messages, You May Have Free Credit

    Money, money, money

    Sony is currently in the process of dispatching free $10 PlayStation Network vouchers to “loyal” customers, although it’s not entirely clear what warrants a spot in that bracket. There are widespread reports of users receiving the complimentary credit, including a handful of folks in our very own forums. The full message...

  • Store Update 19th February 2013 (North America)

    Tourist trophy

    Turn your attention away from the PlayStation 4 for a moment – there are still games coming out for the PS3 and Vita, some of which you may just be interested in. This week’s North American PlayStation Store update actually features quite an eclectic selection, including Crysis 3, Urban Trial Freestyle, and Capcom Arcade Cabinet...

  • News Vanquish Rocket Boosts onto North American PlayStation Plus

    Feeling all Gideon

    Shinji Mikami’s stylish PlayStation 3 shooter Vanquish will slide into the North American Instant Game Collection this week. PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to download the exceptional action game for free when the PlayStation Store updates, along with popular PlayStation Portable remake Mega Man: Maverick Hunter X...

  • Store Update 12th February 2013 (North America)

    Take a break

    If your wallet's in need of a breather after the deluge of releases in recent weeks, then you're in luck – there's very little of note on offer in the latest North American PlayStation Store update. New arrivals include the handheld port of Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, the Twisted Metal Birthday Bundle, and PlayStation All-Stars...

  • News Closure Illuminates North American PS Plus This Week

    Light the way

    North American PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to download Eyebrow Interactive’s intelligent PlayStation Network puzzle platformer Closure for free this week. The title – which sees you manipulating light sources to progress – will be added to the Instant Game Collection when the PlayStation Store refreshes tomorrow...

  • Store Update 5th February 2013 (North America)

    Real steal

    There are three new retail releases available as part of this week’s North American PlayStation Store update – and they’re all heavy hitters. New arrivals include Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Dead Space 3, and Fist of the North Star 2: Ken’s Rage. We hope that you’ve been saving up, because this is going to be an expensive week...

  • News Sony Hires Google Chrome Marketers, Dumps Deutsch

    Advertising overhaul

    The timing couldn’t be more perfect. As the industry erupts with concerns regarding the commercial prominence of Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time – out today in North America in case you’d forgotten – Sony has announced that it has ditched its existing advertising agency and hired the firm responsible for Google Chrome’s...

  • News Guardians of Middle-Earth Free for NA PS Plus Subscribers

    Irkwood

    North America’s slightly less exciting PlayStation Plus offering continues to play catch up to its infinitely superior European counterpart this week with the addition of Guardians of Middle-Earth, the Monolith developed MOBA that stars characters from J.R.R. Tolkien’s dreary universe. Maybe if you pretend that you're excited about this,...

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  • Store Update 31st December 2012 (North America)

    Party poppers

    Just before we trundle up to bed with long faces and our hot water bottles, we figured we should share with you the final North American PlayStation Store update of 2012. That’s dedication for you. As you’d expect, there’s not a whole lot worth getting excited about – but free copies of Jetpack Joyride for both PlayStation 3...

  • News NBA Jam: On Fire Edition Slam Dunks North American PS Plus

    Hot shot

    If you’re nursing a nasty bout of man flu this New Year’s Eve – the Push Square office is a bubbling pot of coughs, sneezes, and snot this evening – then at least you’ll be able to console your misery with a gallon of Lemsip and a complimentary copy of NBA Jam: On Fire Edition. Sony has announced the next batch of PlayStation Plus...

  • News Destination PlayStation Pledges First Look at Sony's Upcoming Releases

    Brace yourself

    Sony’s set the date for its 13th annual Destination PlayStation event in North America. The retailer centric conference is scheduled to run between 25th and 28th February, promising plenty of “food, drink, and a first look at all the amazing new releases coming from Sony Computer Entertainment America in 2013”. We'll fetch our...

  • News NA PS Plus Subscribers Nab Retro City Rampage

    Someone notify The Grinch

    You may have a large pile of presents neatly positioned beneath the Christmas tree, but that’s not all you’re getting this week. Assuming you’re a PlayStation Plus member, you’ll be able to download a complimentary copy of Retro City Rampage for both the PlayStation 3 and Vita later today. That's a $14.99 value made...

  • Store Update 24th December 2012 (North America)

    Christmas edition

    T’was the night before Christmas, when everyone stressed – but Sony was still busy, ensuring the PlayStation Store refreshed. In truth, there’s very little worth mentioning on this week’s North American update aside from MotorStorm RC Complete Edition and a bunch of fresh festive discounts. You can read more about those...

  • Store Update 18th December 2012 (North America)

    Festive favourites

    Remember when we hinted that Bully was coming to the PlayStation 3? Well, it’s here already. Publisher Rockstar Games has unceremoniously dropped a trio of PS2 Classics onto the North American PlayStation Store overnight, with Red Dead Revolver, Midnight Club 3 DUB Edition Remix, and the aforementioned high school adventure all...

  • News Sony Drops North American PSN Discounts Down the Chimney

    Multiple titles take the plunge

    Sony has announced the first set of titles available as part of its festive North American PlayStation Network sale. The listed releases can be purchased at 30 per cent off, though PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to up their savings to 50 per cent. Cut price gems include the trippy Dyad, which we awarded an...

  • News Anomaly: Warzone Earth Targets North American PlayStation Plus

    Discount world

    There’s no sign of Batman: Arkham City in this week’s North American PlayStation Plus update – but at least you’ll be able to console yourself with a complimentary copy of Anomaly: Warzone Earth instead. Wait. In truth, the 11 Bit Studios developed tower offence title is one of the most popular entries in the genre, but we...

  • Store Update 11th December 2012 (North America)

    Slowing down

    After a barrage of beefy North American PlayStation Store updates, we’re sure you’ll appreciate some quiet time. This week’s refresh is headlined by the appearance of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, but there’s also the arrival of Big Sky Infinity and Black Knight Sword to occupy your time. As always, let us know what you’re...

  • News Super Street Fighter IV Punches North American PlayStation Plus

    Hadouken

    Following the addition of BioShock 2 last week, Sony has pledged another heavyweight freebie for North American PlayStation Plus subscribers. From tomorrow, premium members will be able to add Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition to their download list without needing to spend a penny. The genre defining brawler will be joined by...

  • News November NPD: Sales Drop, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Rocks

    Bang on trend

    The excellent hardware figures for Black Friday week weren’t enough to offset the North American video game industry’s continued decline in November. According to the NPD group, numbers for the period fell by 11 per cent year-over-year, with sales amounting to $2.55 billion, compared to $2.87 billion in 2011. Hardware sales were...

  • Store Update 4th December 2012 (North America)

    Top trumps

    We hope you weren’t expecting a slow week on the North American PlayStation Store, because December’s inaugural update is brimming with tasty treats. Highlights include Far Cry 3, former Xbox 360 exclusive Mass Effect, and card-game spin-off Uncharted: Fight for Fortune. As always, let us know what you’re buying in the comments...

  • News GungHo Resurrects Forgotten PlayStation Classics for PSN

    Weird and wonderful

    The holiday period may be perfect for big retail releases, but sometimes you need something a little more niche. Thankfully, newcomer GungHo Online Entertainment America has stepped up to the plate – bringing a bevy of bizarre PSone classics to the North American PSN. The six new arrivals include shoot ‘em up compilation...

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