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News: European PlayStation Store Doesn't Escape Without a Hitch This Week

European PlayStation Store Doesn't Escape Without a Hitch This Week

Oops, we did it again

It's been a rough old week for the PlayStation Network, with the North American PlayStation Store seeing its ordinary update delayed. However, while those of you in Europe may have been counting your lucky stars, not everything went according to plan. Indeed, those looking forward to dancing the night away with the PS Vita...

News: North American PlayStation Store Update Delay May Give You Withdrawal Symptoms

North American PlayStation Store Update Delay May Give You Withdrawal Symptoms

Try not to panic

Sony’s suite of systems should come with a health warning for jittery types like this nail-biting editor. Not content with keeping us up at night due to that dreadfully inconsistent new PlayStation 3 box design, the company has now utterly destroyed our usual routine by delaying the North American PlayStation Store update by...

News: There's a Bit More Colour on the Japanese PS4 Store Than Ours

There's a Bit More Colour on the Japanese PS4 Store Than Ours

Bright and breezy

As is apparently law in the Land of the Rising Sun, the Japanese iteration of the PlayStation 4’s store has launched amid a flash of pinks and pastel blues. Much like the system’s Eastern box art, the online plaza adopts a slightly more colourful guise in its native nation – perhaps partially fuelled by the availability of...

News: Sony to Reduce Digital PS4 Prices Prior to EU Launch

Sony to Reduce Digital PS4 Prices Prior to EU Launch

Pound stretcher

The dream of an all-digital future looked dead in the water over the weekend, when the launch of the PlayStation 4’s store in the UK revealed that you could be paying up to £62.99 ($102.63) for a single title. EA decreased the cost of its games by £3.00 ($4.89) yesterday, making its releases slightly more affordable but still...

News: You'll Now Be Able to Buy PSN Content Directly from Amazon

You'll Now Be Able to Buy PSN Content Directly from Amazon

Game changer

This is potentially huge. As if there wasn’t enough excitement already cycling the PlayStation brand, Amazon has announced that it has launched its own version of the PlayStation Store – bringing competition to the console digital download space for the first time since the inception of Sony’s virtual plaza. What does this mean?...

News: PlayStation Store Patch Makes Browsing Snappier

PlayStation Store Patch Makes Browsing Snappier

Well, sort of

You’ll be able to reinvest your hard earned cash into the PlayStation Store a little bit quicker from now on, as Sony has released a patch for the overhauled online plaza that makes browsing through its menus somewhat swifter. Sadly, the update doesn’t fix the outrageous start up time, leaving you with plenty of opportunity to...

News: Redesigned PlayStation Store Opens Its Doors in Europe

Redesigned PlayStation Store Opens Its Doors in Europe

Queues cause chaos

This is all rather exciting, isn’t it? Depending on where in Europe you reside, you might already have access to the new PlayStation Store. We’ve been checking from our UK account all morning, but we still see the classic blue storefront. Apparently, Sony is in the process of rolling out the redesign across the continent as we...

News: More PlayStation Classics Now Compatible With North American Vitas

More PlayStation Classics Now Compatible With North American Vitas

Still lagging behind Europe, though

Sony's 1.80 update for the Vita brought with it a large selection of PlayStation classics for European players, but those in North America were left feeling a little glum by the somewhat paltry selection they received. Thankfully, it looks as if Sony is listening to the complaints, as it has quietly added some...

News: Grand Theft Auto III Re-Release Delayed on PlayStation Store

Grand Theft Auto III Re-Release Delayed on PlayStation Store

Bad news for North Americans

Yesterday was the day that North American PlayStation 3 owners should have been able to relive classic GTA title Grand Theft Auto III. We say should have been, because sadly the game failed to appear in the PlayStation Store weekly update. Sony has announced that this was due to music licensing problems. PlayStation...

News: More Move Demos Hit the PlayStation Store

More Move Demos Hit the PlayStation Store

Get fit for a bit

With so many Move games out at the moment it's good to see Sony choosing to promote most of them with free demos on the PlayStation Store, a handful of new demos now available to download for free. You can choose to burn some calories with a spot of Move Fitness (908MB), get the family together for some Start the Party: Save the...

News: Answer the Call of Deadmund's Quest Demo This Week

Answer the Call of Deadmund's Quest Demo This Week

Are you dead enough?

Eagerly anticipated Move-exclusive adventure Medieval Moves: Deadmund's Quest is just a couple of weeks away, but you get your chance to play it this week as a free demo is due to land on the PlayStation Store. The North American shop should update tomorrow with a playable trial of Zindagi's undead action game. We're not sure...

News: Pre-Order inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood for $9.99

Pre-Order inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood for $9.99

Cheap Cole

PSN vampire download inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood is out soon, and you can pre-order it from the PlayStation Store now for just $9.99. PlayStation Plus members can get a further reduction on the price, bringing it down to a rather good $7.99. Remember you don't need either of the original inFAMOUS games to play Festival of Blood, but...