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News: Colossal God of War Savings Announced for Europe

Colossal God of War Savings Announced for Europe

Greater than Gaia

In order to celebrate the impending arrival of God of War: Ascension, Sony has slashed the price of almost every title in the savage Spartan series on the European PlayStation Store. Between now and 13th March, you’ll be able to snap up the God of War Collection and the God of War Collection Volume II for just £10.99 apiece...

News: Spec Ops: The Line Steps into the Fray on North American PlayStation Plus

Spec Ops: The Line Steps into the Fray on North American PlayStation Plus

Joe Danger 2: The Movie, The Cave, and more also up for grabs

Evidently weary of all of the complaining, whining, and general bad blood, Sony has decided to adapt the way that it discusses PlayStation Plus content in North America, opting for a full monthly rundown rather than a weekly update. There will still be regular PlayStation Blog posts...

Store Update: 19th February 2013 (North America)

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: Evolution of PlayStation Steps Its Game Up with Portable Systems

Evolution of PlayStation Steps Its Game Up with Portable Systems

What's next?

Right on time, Sony has deployed another entry in its ‘Evolution of PlayStation’ series, this time focusing on both the PlayStation Portable and Vita. As with previous releases, the video features a mixture of archive footage and gameplay from the platform holder’s dedicated handheld systems. It also concludes the recap of major...

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...