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News: SCEE Deploys Enormous Christmas Sale On European PlayStation Store

SCEE Deploys Enormous Christmas Sale On European PlayStation Store

It's Christmas -- or so the neighbours' irritatingly chirpy festive lights are trying to tell us

Of course, we all know that the best thing about Christmas (aside from it being over) are the ridiculous sales. When else can you get Naughty Bear for £3.99 from GAME? (Don't do it.) Digital sales are probably the best kind because there's no physical...

News: European PlayStation Plus Members Net Free Entry To The DC Universe Online Beta

European PlayStation Plus Members Net Free Entry To The DC Universe Online Beta

We're downloading all 15GB of the DC Universe Online beta as we type

The MMO stress-test has been released for PlayStation Plus subscribers in Europe today (that's all of you) and will run right through the holiday season. The download's handled in two parts — a fairly tiny client followed by a whopping 15GB download. It's handled similarly to the MAG beta, the main difference being that the..

News: PlayStation 3 Browser Gets Awesome New Landing Page, Not Compatible With 720p

PlayStation 3 Browser Gets Awesome New Landing Page, Not Compatible With 720p

We always thought 720p was a super popular screen resolution

Seeing as like only three games actually support the full 1080p resolution (and you know, the difference isn't all that noticeable on average TVs), we assumed there were millions of users worldwide playing their games in 720p. According to Sony's statistics though, only 2% of people using the PlayStation 3's browser are doing so in 720p..

News: 3D Ushers A "New Creative Medium For Games" According To Sony's Mick Hocking

3D Ushers A "New Creative Medium For Games" According To Sony's Mick Hocking

Speaking at the Develop conference in Liverpool, Sony's Mick Hocking argued that 3D can offer more than increased visual depth, instead providing a "new creative medium" for the industry

The director of Sony's Liverpool studio (the Wipeout guys) stated that 3D technology can make games more natural and inviting to newcomers. "Doing things like the way we've used Move combined with 3D in Tumble..

News: PlayStation 2, It's Your Birthday! Oh, It's Your Birthday!

PlayStation 2, It's Your Birthday! Oh, It's Your Birthday!

Where were you ten years ago today? If you're a European, you were probably unwrapping your shiny new PlayStation 2 console

Vu-whup. The system originally launched in Europe on November 24th, 2000. Ten years later it still holds a major store presence in most retailers. Incredible. The PlayStation 2 era was probably most famous for ushering a new generation of Grand Theft Auto, as well as playing..

News: LittleBigPlanet 2 Demo, Fresh Beta Invites & Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves All Due In Time For Christmas

LittleBigPlanet 2 Demo, Fresh Beta Invites & Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves All Due In Time For Christmas

Sony's dropped some fresh news about what we can expect from the LittleBigPlanet franchise this Christmas

Honestly, a whole lot. Sony will be sending out fresh beta invites and a story demo for LittleBigPlanet 2 from next month, as well as releasing a stand-alone PlayStation Move experience entitled Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves. Sackboy's Prehistoric...

News: PushSquare Service Announcement: PlayStation Network Downtime Scheduled For Today

PushSquare Service Announcement: PlayStation Network Downtime Scheduled For Today

SCEE's announced that the PlayStation Network will be experiencing some downtime later this afternoon

Those of you getting out of work at 5PM to slot in your brand new copy of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood or Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit, prepare to be furious. The maintenance is scheduled for between 16:05 and 01:00GMT. Users will not be able to...

News: European PlayStation Plus Members: Go Grab The Killzone 3 Beta Right Now

European PlayStation Plus Members: Go Grab The Killzone 3 Beta Right Now

SCEE's allowing all European PlayStation Plus members to take part in the Killzone 3 beta

It's a limited offer, so make sure you make the most of this opportunity — jump on the PlayStation Store and hit "Download". Go on, it's free. “For a limited amount of time today, you will be able to download the Beta straight from the PlayStation Plus section of the PS Store. "We will not..

News: Are Studio Liverpool Working On More Wipeout?

Are Studio Liverpool Working On More Wipeout?

If there's one thing you need to know about us, it's that we love the Wipeout franchise

It's possibly our favourite on PlayStation, special. There's something unique about the games visual style and the culture surrounding it. Wipeout defined PlayStation when it launched in the mid-90s. So it was really sad when we heard about the job losses at Studio Liverpool. Honestly, we thought that might have..

News: PlayStation 3 To "Exceed Sales Estimates", PlayStation Move Shifts 1.5 Million Units

PlayStation 3 To "Exceed Sales Estimates", PlayStation Move Shifts 1.5 Million Units

Not quite the bomba folks were expecting, SCEE's top body Andrew House has revealed Sony's expecting "very, very strong" holiday sales in Europe this season, with the PlayStation Move getting off to a roaring start

House told Bloomberg that Sony expects to “exceed its current sales estimate of 15 million PS3 consoles moved this fiscal year” party due to strong demand in Europe. “Sales have been..

News: PlayStation Move Demos Will Make Their Way Onto The PlayStation Store

PlayStation Move Demos Will Make Their Way Onto The PlayStation Store

If you've already bought the PlayStation Eye, there's every chance you might have been feeling a little short-changed lately

Nobody wants a second PlayStation Eye, but up until this point, it seemed like the only way to get hold of some Move demos was to buy the PlayStation Move Starter Kit - which includes the Move controller, Eye and Starter disc...