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News: Streetkix Freestyle Aims to Kick the PSP Back into Life

Streetkix Freestyle Aims to Kick the PSP Back into Life

Having a ball

It may no longer be Sony’s flagship handheld format, but that’s not stopping the PlayStation Portable from securing some new software this week. Set to launch tomorrow on the North American iteration of the PlayStation Store, Brazilian developer Ilusis Interactive’s sporty rhythm game Streetkix Freestyle promises a fusion of...

News: You'll Soon Be Able to Link Three Portable Devices to Your PSN Account

You'll Soon Be Able to Link Three Portable Devices to Your PSN Account

Three's a crowd

A recent post on the PlayStation Network forums has confirmed that the online service will be down for planned maintenance between 09:00AM - 14:00PM PST (17:00PM - 22:00PM GMT). During this time you'll still be able to play online and access apps, but the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Home, and Account Management services will be...

News: Sony Slips Out of Profitability, Adjusts Annual Profits Forecast

Sony Slips Out of Profitability, Adjusts Annual Profits Forecast

Holding out for a Hirai

Sony’s brief period of profitability came to a cruel conclusion with its second quarter financial report earlier today, as it posted a net loss of ¥19.3 billion ($197 million) for the period spanning July to September. The company had previously recorded profits of ¥3.5 billion ($35 million) in the first quarter of 2013,...

Store Update: 23rd October 2013 (Europe)

23rd October 2013 (Europe)

Bat to the beginning

Much like its North American counterpart, this week’s European PlayStation Store update is similarly stacked with noteworthy content. Highlights include Batman: Arkham Origins, the re-release of Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and God of War: Ascension. There’s also

Store Update: 25th September 2013 (Europe)

25th September 2013 (Europe)

Alive and kicking

There’s plenty of meat on the latest European PlayStation Store update’s bones. In addition to FIFA 14 on virtually every platform under the sun, there’s also the overdue arrival of Ratchet: Gladiator to look forward to. Elsewhere, free-to-play brawler Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate: Core Fighters is on hand to keep you...

Store Update: 24th September 2013 (North America)

24th September 2013 (North America)

Spherical balls

There’s plenty of football on offer as part of this week’s North American PlayStation Store update – but not the kind that our friends over the Atlantic may expect. FIFA 14 and PES 2014: Pro Evolution Soccer are both out now, and that means that there’s nary a shoulder pad or helmet in sight. Other new additions include the...

Review: Elminage Original (PlayStation Portable)

Elminage Original (PlayStation Portable)

Classic dungeon crawling

Elminage Original harks back to the early days of dungeon crawlers. It's an RPG that revels in simplicity, yet cloaks it in a shroud of ill-explained character classes and nonlinear progression. It very much looks and feels like its 80s and 90s ancestors, such as the Wizardry series and early Dragon Quests. It imitates the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: This Is Why Vita Needs Monster Hunter

Japanese Sales Charts: This Is Why Vita Needs Monster Hunter

In the shadows of giants

A former PlayStation Portable breadwinner, Monster Hunter’s curious absence has been felt ever since the PlayStation Vita’s release. But the great dinosaur-sized hole is more pronounced than ever at the moment, as the hotly anticipated Monster Hunter 4 has just deployed on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan. Unsurprisingly,...

Store Update: 4th September 2013 (Europe)

4th September 2013 (Europe)

War chest

Europeans eyeing North America’s impressive PlayStation Store update this week need not feel jealous anymore, as there’s a cavalcade of content available overseas, too. Titles include Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Diablo III, and this particular author’s highlight, Farming Simulator 2013. There’s also

Store Update: 28th August 2013 (Europe)

28th August 2013 (Europe)

Spelunky dunk

If you were eyeing North America’s excellent PlayStation Store update with envy, then know that this week’s European refresh is similarly stacked. In addition to the wealth of new PlayStation Plus riches – Assassin’s Creed III, Jak & Daxter Trilogy, and many more – t

Store Update: 27th August 2013 (North America)

27th August 2013 (North America)

Games galore

There are so many new titles available as part of this week’s North American PlayStation Store update that we don’t really know where to start. In addition to a cavalcade of fresh retail releases – including Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Lost Planet 3, and Killer Is Dead – there are also some smaller titles vying for your...

News: Sony Remains Profitable in Q1 2013, PlayStation Sales Slide

Sony Remains Profitable in Q1 2013, PlayStation Sales Slide

Platform holder keeping PS4 expectations quiet

New gaffer Kaz Hirai has kept Sony’s head above water for yet another earnings report, with the company posting a ¥3.5 billion ($35 million) profit for the first quarter of 2013. The teensy return was propelled by a 13 per cent increase in revenue, which was fuelled by stronger than expected...