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News: PlayStation Home Isn't Coming Out of Beta, But It's Totally Getting Trophies

PlayStation Home Isn't Coming Out of Beta, But It's Totally Getting Trophies

No impressive cabinets, though

When former PlayStation executive Phil Harrison revealed PlayStation Home at GDC many moons ago, one of the big features announced was a virtual Trophy cabinet that would allow you to inspect your dusty digital trinkets in a three-dimensional hallway. Much like many of the platform holder’s promises at the time, it...

News: PlayStation Home Started Life As a Multiplayer Mode for The Getaway: Black Monday

PlayStation Home Started Life As a Multiplayer Mode for The Getaway: Black Monday

Swigging a pretend pint on PS2

Love it or loathe it, PlayStation Home is one of the most ambitious products that Sony has ever produced. The online virtual world launched in late 2008, after being revealed by former Worldwide Studios president Phil Harrison at GDC 2007. But its roots date back much further than that, as the basis of the idea was...

E3 2013: PlayStation Home Offers Early Access to Killzone: Mercenary's Beta

PlayStation Home Offers Early Access to Killzone: Mercenary's Beta

Tons of other cool goodies up for grabs

Not everyone’s lucky enough to attend E3 in Los Angeles – but PlayStation Home annually offers the next best thing. Sure, the real convention may not be filled with shirtless avatars performing the running man in front of favourably proportioned polygonal ladies, but you’re going to want to visit this...

Talking Point: Will PlayStation Home Survive the Transition to PS4?

Will PlayStation Home Survive the Transition to PS4?

Dancing into the next generation

The word ‘social’ cropped up a lot during Sony’s big PlayStation 4 coming out party late last month, but we’re still yet to learn how PlayStation Home will be integrated into the next generation platform – if, indeed, it will be incorporated at all. The virtual world was Sony’s big bet on casual gaming...

News: PlayStation Home Arcade Brings More Mini-Games to Vita

PlayStation Home Arcade Brings More Mini-Games to Vita

Spare change

A new application that allows you to play PlayStation Home mini-games on the PlayStation Vita has been spotted in the European PlayStation Store. The free download – discovered by PS Vita Round Up – features playable versions of WipEout 2D, Ice Breaker, and Scribble Shooter. The latter is represented in demo form, but the full...

Feature: Hellfire on Constructing the Most Ambitious PlayStation Home Game to Date

Hellfire on Constructing the Most Ambitious PlayStation Home Game to Date

Bricks and mortar

If you haven’t set foot in PlayStation Home since the virtual world’s initial roll-out, you may be surprised by the current state of the social platform. The free-to-play destination has erupted with activity over the past 12 months, prompting a location that’s both bursting with content and brimming with life. The catalyst...

News: Hellfire: There's Still Plenty of Potential for PlayStation Home

Hellfire: There's Still Plenty of Potential for PlayStation Home

No place quite like Home

PlayStation Home has grown exponentially over the past six months with the release of innovative free-to-play experiences like Mercia: Fractured Realms and Bootleggers ’29 – but Home Tycoon developer Hellfire Games believes there’s still plenty of potential for the social platform to expand. “You only need to glance...

News: Intellivision Reinvents Classics for PlayStation Home

Intellivision Reinvents Classics for PlayStation Home

Time warp

Chances are the majority of you weren’t born when the original Intellivision released – but games such as Astrosmash and Shark! Shark! have left an indelible impression on the modern games industry. Now, courtesy of PlayStation Home, you’ll be able to play a handful of these classics lovingly re-mastered in HD. “We kept the basic...

News: Dig Out Your Hard Hat in Preparation for Home Tycoon

Dig Out Your Hard Hat in Preparation for Home Tycoon

Constructicons

PlayStation Home has had its fair share of ambitious content lately – but Home Tycoon looks like a real step above. The free-to-play city building game promises a strategic business simulation with a twist. Indeed, in addition to growing and nurturing your own hometown from a top-down perspective, you’ll also be able to explore...

News: GamesCom 2012 Takes Over PlayStation Home

GamesCom 2012 Takes Over PlayStation Home

Social discovery

If you’re not lucky enough to be soaking up the festive atmosphere in Cologne this week, Sony has concocted a novel solution. The platform holder has announced that it is bringing the excitement of GamesCom to PlayStation Home – and everyone’s invited. In addition to live streaming the PlayStation press conference in the Home...

News: Blueprint Lets You Design Your Own Home Apartment

Blueprint Lets You Design Your Own Home Apartment

Fit for a king

We’ve all dreamed of living in an enormous penthouse kitted out with tennis courts and swimming pools – trouble is, few of us will ever come close to affording one. Thankfully, things aren't quite as expensive in the digital world. Sony has announced a new application for PlayStation Home named Blueprint that will allow you to...