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News: Patapon 3 Marches to the PS Vita's Beat Next Week

Patapon 3 Marches to the PS Vita's Beat Next Week

Fever

PlayStation Portable’s popular rhythmic role-playing game Patapon 3 will become PlayStation Vita compatible in North America next week, Sony has announced. The snippet was confirmed on the latest episode of the PlayStation Blogcast, to the reception of chants across the globe. You know how it goes. As Joystiq rightly points out

News: Sony Cuts Losses, PlayStation Sales Tumble

Sony Cuts Losses, PlayStation Sales Tumble

Ups and downs

It looks like the appointment of Kaz Hirai has worked wonders for Sony. The recently recruited president promised to decrease losses when he took over the role in April last year, and he’s done a decent job. The company as a whole recorded a net loss of ¥10.8 billion ($115 million) for its fiscal third quarter ending 31st...

Store Update: 22nd January 2013 (North America)

22nd January 2013 (North America)

Ice queen

Namco Bandai’s gorgeous Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is the natural standout in this week’s North American PlayStation Store update, but there’s still plenty of other content worth getting excited about. Notable additions include The Cave, Mad Dog McCree, and escapeVektor. Let’s forget about the formalities, and get down to...

News: Corpse Party: Book of Shadows Haunts Europe Later Today

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows Haunts Europe Later Today

Hide behind the sofa

The genuinely creepy Corpse Party: Book of Shadows will begin terrorising the European PlayStation Store later today, publisher XSEED Games has announced. The PlayStation Portable visual novel – which spooked North America earlier in the month – will set you back €14.99, and will be compatible with the PlayStation Vita at...

Store Update: 15th January 2013 (North America)

15th January 2013 (North America)

Arm the clocks

As the North American PlayStation Store goes through the gears in 2013, there’s one title that’s unmissable this week: Wake-Up Club. The hotly anticipated PlayStation Vita alarm clock is available for the grand sum of nothing, and boasts Trophies in addition to mini-games that somehow involve your PSN friends. Other highlights...

News: Corpse Party: Book of Shadows Sets a Spooky Date

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows Sets a Spooky Date

Be very, very afraid

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows, the sequel to the scariest game that we’ve ever played, will haunt your PlayStation Portable and Vita from 15th January in North America, publisher XSEED has confirmed. The nightmare simulator will set you back just $19.99, which sounds pretty reasonable to us. A European launch will follow, but...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PSP Topples Newer Sony Systems

Japanese Sales Charts: PSP Topples Newer Sony Systems

You can’t keep a good platform down

The aging PlayStation Portable has reaffirmed its relevance by outselling the PlayStation 3 and Vita in the Japanese sales charts this week. Sony’s classic handheld sold 65,859 units during the tracked timeframe, and had two titles in the top five. Both One Piece: Romance Dawn and AKB1/149: Love Election sold...

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...