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News: Scribble Shooter Launches In PlayStation Home

Scribble Shooter Launches In PlayStation Home

As PlayStation Home continues to push into a more gaming oriented direction, Sony's announced that it's launching Scribble Shooter this week

Scribble Shooter is a retro sh'mup with hand drawn artwork and tons of unlockable items and rewards. In addition to Scribble Shooter, GAME's launching top-down arcade shooter Savage Cosmos in the Moonbase. Again there plenty of rewards to unlock in this..

News: Evo 2011 To Be Streamed Directly In PlayStation Home

Evo 2011 To Be Streamed Directly In PlayStation Home

Fighting games are serious business, with many of the top competitors duking it out later this week in the annual Evo 2011 championships

Those unable to make the event in Las Vegas, will be able to watch the entire thing live via PlayStation Home. Players will be competing across a variety of fighting games, including Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Mortal Kombat, Tekken 6, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II and..

News: Sony Continues To Apologise About The PSN Outage, Offers Tons Of PlayStation Home Stuff

Sony Continues To Apologise About The PSN Outage, Offers Tons Of PlayStation Home Stuff

What PlayStation Network outage? Seriously, perhaps it's just our blase reaction to the whole scenario, but do people still feel wronged by Sony's alleged inability to protect its data centre? Either way, SCEE is continuing its welcome back process by bunging you an approximated £65 worth of PlayStation Home gubbins

All the stuff is available from the plaza centre apart from Go Fish, a new..

Feature: What's The Sodium 2 Space In PlayStation Home About?

What's The Sodium 2 Space In PlayStation Home About?

Eagle-eyed readers may have noticed that Sony's tweaked the splash-image for PlayStation Home

Previously touted as a virtual world for PlayStation 3 owners, Sony now refers to the service as a "social gaming network". It's a transformation we've witnessed take place over the past several months, and it concludes with the implementation of Sodium 2 from Lockwood Publishing. Sodium 2 is not..

News: Sony's PlayStation Home E3 Booth Pulled In A Whopping 500,000 Visitors

Sony's PlayStation Home E3 Booth Pulled In A Whopping 500,000 Visitors

The virtual E3 booth in PlayStation Home was a stroke of marketing genius

It directed you to watch eight of Sony's E3 trailers in order to receive virtual items and access the space's VIP area. Given the casual nature of PlayStation Home, we imagine there were people learning about Twisted Metal and Resistance 3 for the first time in the virtual booth. That's clever. According to VentureBeat, over..

News: Granzella Working On PlayStation Home Title, Planning Vita Game

Granzella Working On PlayStation Home Title, Planning Vita Game

Kazuma Kojo's new studio, Granzella, is hard at work on multiple projects according to Siliconera

The creative designer behind Steambot Chronicles and Disaster Report left Irem earlier in the year, citing a disconnect between fan expectations and management demands. To emphasise PlayStation Home's transformation into a social gaming platform, Kojo's confirmed that he's started work on a new game..

E3 2011: PlayStation Home Experiencing Record Traffic Levels

PlayStation Home Experiencing Record Traffic Levels

As PlayStation Home continues to grow, Sony's announced that the virtual world has been experiencing record traffic over the past week

Of course, this is surprising because it comes on the back of the PlayStation Network outage. “We’re having record traffic in Home. The week we restored the service, we hit a new record in terms of weekly unique users,” PlayStation Home director Jack Buser told..

E3 2011: Sony To Stream E3 Keynote In PlayStation Home

Sony To Stream E3 Keynote In PlayStation Home

Well this is pretty neat: Sony's confirmed plans to stream its E3 keynote inside PlayStation Home

The action kicks off at 17:00PT on June 6th. In addition, similarly to last year, Sony will also be recreating its E3 booth within PlayStation Home. The virtual space — which will open at 12:00PT on June 7th — will allow players to take a tour of Sony's E3 booth and unlock exclusive content in the..

News: PlayStation Home Bumped Up To Version 1.50 Today

PlayStation Home Bumped Up To Version 1.50 Today

Sony's confirmed that PlayStation Home will be updated to version 1

50 today. The update, which was announced at GDC, enhances Home's engine to aid developers in creating high-performance games for the virtual world. The big example of Home 1.50's new features, SodiumTwo, is not quite ready yet, but Sony is releasing a new Sodium themed personal space to celebrate. We actually got our hands on..

News: PS3 Nets Exclusive Virtua Tennis 4 Content, Scores Plastic Peripherals Edition

PS3 Nets Exclusive Virtua Tennis 4 Content, Scores Plastic Peripherals Edition

If you wanted to turn your PlayStation Move controller into a plastic representation of a tennis racket, then SEGA's got your back

Posting on the PlayStation Blog, veteran SEGA executive producer, Mie Kumagai, has revealed a bunch of exclusive features for the PlayStation 3 version of the upcoming Virtua Tennis 4. So ok, the tennis rackets look terribly tacky, but the other features are pretty..

News: nDreams Bring Their Aurora Headquarters To PlayStation Home

nDreams Bring Their Aurora Headquarters To PlayStation Home

nDreams is launching its official PlayStation Home headquarters in Sony's digital world this week, revealing the fantastical floating land of Aurora

The world is packed with mini-games and secret bonus rewards to unlock. It also looks stunning. In addition to the Aurora island, Sony's announced a bunch of other goodies that are launching in Home this week. There's a bunch of tennis outfits to..

News: Sony's Considering Bringing PlayStation Home To The NGP

Sony's Considering Bringing PlayStation Home To The NGP

Given the financial success of PlayStation Home, we think it would be a glaring oversight to not bring a similarly social experience to the NGP

Thankfully Sony is looking into the idea according to a report in the latest issue of Famitsu. Reporting on the upcoming major Home update, Famitsu mentions that Sony is considering some method of connectivity, though the publication does extend on the..

Rumour: Concept Art For PlayStation Home Reveals Snazzy New Space

Concept Art For PlayStation Home Reveals Snazzy New Space

Sony's virtual world, PlayStation Home, could be getting a fresh lick of paint in the near future

That's according to some leaked concept art picked up by FourPlayerCoOp.com. The new screens demonstrate a cleaner, web 2.0 Home plaza, with a bigger emphasis on gaming made possible through the service's latest update. The art was apparently sent out as part of an SCE feedback survey. The Home plaza..

News: Nobody Told Us SodiumTwo Is Essentially Wipeout

Nobody Told Us SodiumTwo Is Essentially Wipeout

As part of GDC this week, Sony took to the stage to announce a new milestone update for PlayStation Home

Version 1.50 brings with it a suite of new technology that's set to bring Sony's virtal home closer to the reality we've been dreaming of for some time — a real gaming portal. At present the best experience you can have in Home is by navigating the Midway carnival, Sodium and Novus Prime..

News: Sony Urges PlayStation 3 Owners To "Take Another Look" At PlayStation Home

Sony Urges PlayStation 3 Owners To "Take Another Look" At PlayStation Home

While the headline is certain to smack of desperation to those that took one look at PlayStation Home in its infancy and vowed never to return, we'd encourage PS3 owners to take another look at Sony's virtual world too

Just to clarify: we don't have any financial ties to Home. The thing is, it really has improved. Speaking with Develop, PlayStation Home's platform director, Peter Edward, has said..

News: PlayStation Home Continues To Evolve In The Right Direction, Promises "Total" Killzone 3 Integration

PlayStation Home Continues To Evolve In The Right Direction, Promises "Total" Killzone 3 Integration

We know you're still going to crawl back into your uninformed corner of the Internet and complain about how PlayStation Home is all about waiting in a line to play a game of pool, but that's just not the case anymore

PlayStation Home is awesome. It might not be your particular flavour of herbal tea, but we love the direction Sony's taking with the virtual world. Take this week's update: in North..

News: PlayStation Home's Exciting Espionage Title Launches In The US This Week

PlayStation Home's Exciting Espionage Title Launches In The US This Week

We've said it once, we'll say it again, and we'll continue to champion it until it sinks in: PlayStation Home is starting to get really, really exciting

It feels like Home's finally beginning to reach the potential it always aspired to. Spaces like Sodium One are what we won us over, so it's exciting to see more games implemented into Home's overworld. Due this week in the US is Jet Set Games' neat..

News: PlayStation Home Celebrates Its Second Birthday With Infographic Focusing On Growth

PlayStation Home Celebrates Its Second Birthday With Infographic Focusing On Growth

Unfortunately, most users who've visited PlayStation Home did so in the service's first month or so online

The original app was admittedly barren, and it's proving a challenge for Sony to convince users to give it another go. On the social network's second birthday, Sony's released an infographic detailing the service's growth. Most importantly, the infographic details the service's growth in..

News: PlayStation Home 1.4 Client Launches, Brings Voice Chat & More

PlayStation Home 1.4 Client Launches, Brings Voice Chat & More

PlayStation Home has been getting awesome behind the scenes for a while

Today Sony's launched a new client for the virtual world which brings with it new wardrobe support, voice chat and new character status settings. Are you happy, angry or sad? Now you'll be able to tell the world — or at least the small portion of the world using Home. Naturally the client fixes a bunch of bugs too, all of..

News: Dragon's Green Comes To PlayStation Home, Adds Fantasy Themed Mini-Golf

Dragon's Green Comes To PlayStation Home, Adds Fantasy Themed Mini-Golf

We love the big PlayStation Home updates

Mainly because Sony appears to finally be achieving their ambition with regards to the virtual world. And that's meta-games. Dragon's Green is the latest big game to be added to PlayStation Home. It's a mini-golf game with a fantasy twist, and it looks rather exciting. You'll need a ticket to get access to the full nine-hole course, but Sony's offering..