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News: Embrace Your Inner Hipster with a $99 PSP-3000

Embrace Your Inner Hipster with a $99 PSP-3000

Back to the future

There may be a new portable PlayStation platform in town, but that doesn’t mean that the previous generation is totally out of fashion. Amazon is currently selling the old-school PSP-3000 for a bargain bin $99 in North America. That represents a $30 saving over the standard retail price, which is excellent value for a system...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Shoots Down Japanese Sales Charts

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Shoots Down Japanese Sales Charts

Hottin' up

Japan may be quite introverted with its video game tastes, but it does enjoy the odd first-person shooter. That’s evidenced this week by the surprising sales numbers for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which managed to shift a whopping 197,350 units on PlayStation 3 alone. In fact, it was a good week for Sony’s home console in general,...

Store Update: 27th November 2012 (North America)

27th November 2012 (North America)

Double trouble

Hide behind your desk. This week sees the arrival of awful arcade brawler Sonic the Fighters on the North American PlayStation Store. At least there’s Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, and Men in Black: Alien Crisis to make up for the dire download. Wait a minute... Let's get down to business...

Store Update: 21st November 2012 (Europe)

21st November 2012 (Europe)

Playing favourites

How’s your appetite? We hope you’re starving, because just like overseas, this week’s European PlayStation Store update is overflowing with delicious morsels. Hot snacks include PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, LEGO Lord of the Rings, and Epic Mickey: The Power of Two. The

Store Update: 20th November 2012 (North America)

20th November 2012 (North America)

Full of stars

You might want to grab a seat for this week’s North American PlayStation Store update, because it’s practically bulging with big new releases. Heavyweights include PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, and the DOOM Classic Complete collection. Other notable arrivals include Sine Mora,

Rumour: Final Fantasy Type-0's Localisation Was Nearly Finished

Final Fantasy Type-0's Localisation Was Nearly Finished

On hold

According to a group lobbying for the release of Final Fantasy Type-0 overseas, a localised version of the PlayStation Portable exclusive was nearly completed back in 2011. Apparently, publisher Square Enix recorded an English dub for the game at the tail-end of last year, shortly after the title released in Japan. However, despite the...

Store Update: 6th November 2012 (North America)

6th November 2012 (North America)

Jammin'

There may well be heavy hitters such as LittleBigPlanet Karting and When Vikings Attack arriving as part of this week's North American PlayStation Store update – but the undisputed best new addition is ToeJam & Earl. The original SEGA Mega Drive title jives in this week alongside its side-scrolling sequel. Both titles will include...

News: Sony Reports PlayStation Sales Decrease, Lowers Vita Forecast

Sony Reports PlayStation Sales Decrease, Lowers Vita Forecast

But overall losses reduce

Sony has revised its annual sales forecast for the PlayStation Vita and PSP for the second time this year. Speaking during its quarterly financial briefing, the company explained that it now expects the handheld systems to sell a combined total of 10 million units by 31st March, 2013. It had previously predicted a tally of...

Store Update: 31st October 2012 (Europe)

31st October 2012 (Europe)

Talkin' 'bout a revolution

You’re going to need a spate of good fortune in order to afford everything on this week’s European PlayStation Store update. Newcomers include Assassin’s Creed III, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Okami HD, Sports Champions 2, and, well, a whole lot more. Let’s get started, shall we? PS3 Games: Assassin’s Cr

Store Update: 30th October 2012 (North America)

30th October 2012 (North America)

Hot drop

We hope you’ve got plenty of spare pennies, because this week’s North American PlayStation Store update is absolutely bursting with content. Over on the PS3 there’s a little game called Assassin’s Creed III, and it's joined by Need for Speed: Most Wanted and Sports Champions 2. The Vita section is no less stacked, with Assassin’s...

News: Corpse Party: Book of Shadows Spooks PSP This Winter

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows Spooks PSP This Winter

Cuddle up

The sequel to Team GrisGris’ outstanding PlayStation Portable exclusive Corpse Party is coming to the PlayStation Network this winter. Corpse Party: Book of Shadows features a collection of eight self-contained scenarios set in the shadowy Corpse Party universe. “[The sequel is] divided into eight chapters, each of which tells its own...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 3 Sales Surge

Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 3 Sales Surge

Like a disease

A cavalcade of anticipated software – combined with the release of the new Super Slim hardware model – pushed the PlayStation 3's sales over 42k units in Japan this week. The bump still wasn’t enough to topple the unstoppable Nintendo 3DS, but it came within striking distance. Resident Evil 6 was the platform’s biggest new...

News: PSP's Digital Comics Store Closes Its Doors Next Month

PSP's Digital Comics Store Closes Its Doors Next Month

Click, click

Sony’s ill fated PlayStation Portable Digital Comics Store will shut down once and for all next month, the platform holder has announced. The company ceased updating the service last summer, but now it’s decided to close the category entirely. If you’ve previously purchased comics through the service, you’ll have until...

Store Update: 26th September 2012 (Europe)

26th September 2012 (Europe)

Go ape

As expected, Tokyo Jungle is the highlight of this week’s European PlayStation Store update – but that doesn’t mean there’s not plenty of other content to look forward to. The quirky PSN exclusive is joined by the likes of F1 2012, FIFA 13, and New Little King’s Story on Vita. Let us know what you’re buying in the comments section...

News: Final Fantasy III Completes Your Digital Collection Next Week

Final Fantasy III Completes Your Digital Collection Next Week

Catch 'em all

For a franchise wearing the name Final Fantasy, there sure are a lot of entries in the series. Most of those titles are available from the PlayStation Network – but there’s been one major omission for some time now. That’s set to be rectified next week, when Final Fantasy III travels onto the North American digital storefront...

News: God Eater 2 Bursts onto PlayStation Vita Next Year

God Eater 2 Bursts onto PlayStation Vita Next Year

Hearty appetite

The Tokyo Game Show has already got off to stellar start for Sony – and, perhaps most importantly, the PlayStation Vita. Publisher Namco Bandai has announced that it will be bringing the Monster Hunter-esque God Eater 2 to the platform holder's new handheld next year. Players will be able to choose between the PSP or Vita versions,...

News: Vita Firmware v1.80 Adds Touch Controls to PSP Games

Vita Firmware v1.80 Adds Touch Controls to PSP Games

New ways to play

The PlayStation Vita’s latest firmware update comes bundled with a bevy of hidden features. Amongst them is the ability to assign touch controls to PSP games. We’re not quite sure what the purpose of this addition is, but we suppose someone will find a use for it. After all, more options are always better than less. You can...