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  • News One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Plunders a Luffy Statue in Europe

    One piece to rule them all

    Good news for all of you European One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 fanatics out there: Namco Bandai has announced that the collector’s edition of the upcoming brawler sequel will come with a cheery-looking Luffy figurine. Just look at that aggressive grin – how could you say no? Unfortunately, North American fans will...

  • Store Update 20th March 2013 (Europe)

    Right on time

    Alright, we’re pretty late with this update. Still, when we were in high school, rocking up to a party after everyone else had already arrived was the cool thing to do. In fact, our friend network took ‘fashionably late’ so far that sometimes we’d show up to social gatherings the evening after they were supposed to take place...

  • News The Walking Dead: Episode One Stumbles onto Your PS3 for Free

    No excuse not to enjoy the undead adventure now

    In a move that’s absolutely not intended to rain on the parade of upcoming first-person shooter The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, award-winning developer Telltale Games has announced an enormous sale for its own episodic The Walking Dead adventure on the PlayStation Network. Starting from...

  • Store Update 13th March 2013 (Europe)

    Bits and bobs

    As with North America’s most recent refresh, there are plenty of goodies available as part of this week's European PlayStation Store update. Darkstalkers Resurrection is probably the most notable new addition, alongside WRC Powerslide and a handful of demos. Let’s stop dithering and get down to business. PS3 Games: Atelier...

  • News Resident Evil Sale Haunts the EU PlayStation Store This Week

    Sorry, no Jill sandwiches

    Those of you looking to inject your evenings with a spot of horror may be excited to learn about the upcoming Resident Evil sale shuffling its way onto the European PlayStation Store. Starting from tomorrow until 27th March, you’ll be able to purchase a selection of titles from Capcom’s classic franchise at up to 50 per...

  • Store Update 6th March 2013 (Europe)

    Hitting homeruns

    The surprise release of MLB 13: The Show on PlayStation 3 and Vita is this week’s major European PlayStation Store highlight, though the addition of Tomb Raider is also worth noting. Other highlights include Germinator and lots of DLC. Don't forget that Mass Effect 3 is now available for free on PlayStation Plus, too. Let get down...

  • News 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 MLB 13: The Show Hits a Homerun in Europe Later Today

    Anyone for a game of rounders?

    Sony’s responded to the demand for MLB 13: The Show outside of North America, announcing that the baseball simulator will take aim on the European PlayStation Store later today. You’ll be able to purchase both the PlayStation 3 and Vita versions of the critically acclaimed sports title when the digital storefront...

  • Store Update 27th February 2013 (Europe)

    A godly freebie

    It's that time again, with a host of downloadable goodies being added to your various Sony consoles for your gaming pleasure. PlayStation Plus member get access to a rather well-known HD re-release, while a host of discounts and new DLC options also fight for your attention. Let's get to the details. PlayStation Plus: God of War HD...

  • News God of War HD Ascends European Instant Game Collection

    Limited offer to promote upcoming release

    Evidently SCEE doesn’t think that it's spoiled its European PlayStation Plus subscribers enough. February already offered complimentary copies of Sleeping Dogs and F1 Race Stars, but the platform holder’s also decided to give away God of War HD just to round out the month in style. The re-mastered...

  • News Sony: PlayStation 4 Will Release in at Least One Region in 2013

    Still unsure

    Sony’s ambiguous ‘Holiday 2013’ release window remains the only launch information we have for the recently announced PlayStation 4 – and judging by a number of interviews with the platform holder, it sounds like that isn’t even concrete. Asked whether the console would hit the UK this year, SCEUK managing director Fergal...

  • News Sony's Bundling Games with PlayStation Vita Memory Cards

    Added value

    The price of PlayStation Vita memory cards remains a sore point for some people. While the system itself is not particularly expensive for what you get, the storage options – which range anywhere from £15/$20 to £60/$100 – are prohibitively costly. However, it seems that Sony’s hoping to mitigate that issue by bundling digital...

  • News Mass Effect 3, Dead or Alive 5, and More Free on EU PS Plus

    Metal Gear Solid HD Collection and Puddle up for grabs on Vita

    The season of goodwill continues for European PlayStation Plus subscribers, with a wealth of stellar updates in the pipeline. Starting from 6th March, you’ll be able to download BioWare’s controversial space shooter Mass Effect 3 for free, as well as Tecmo Koei’s busty brawler Dead...

  • News You Can Pre-Order a PlayStation 4 Right Now If You Want To

    Why wait?

    UK retailer GAME is already accepting pre-orders for Sony’s PlayStation 4 – despite the manufacturer not even showing the hardware yet. If you waddle your way over to the specialist retailer’s online storefront, you’ll be able to part with the £20 required to purchase a deposit for the currently price-less machine. Sony announced...

  • Store Update 20th February 2013 (Europe)

    Easy to overlook

    Believe it or not, normal life does go on. While all eyes are undoubtedly on tonight’s PlayStation Meeting press conference, Sony has found time to update the European PlayStation Store. New arrivals include Capcom Arcade Cabinet, Persona 4 Golden, and Urban Trial Freestyle. Let’s get down to business, shall

  • Store Update 13th February 2013 (Europe)

    Anarchy wanes

    Much like in North America, there’s not a whole lot worth getting excited about in this week’s European PlayStation Store update. Anarchy Reigns, Aliens: Colonial Marines, and Germinator are all up for grabs on PlayStation 3, while R

  • News YouTube Application Broadcasts to European PlayStation 3s

    Streaming solutions

    Those of you in Europe will finally be able to waste your evenings watching videos of cute kittens instead of playing video games, as Sony has confirmed that it’s bringing YouTube to the PlayStation 3. The native application – already available in North America – will launch later today, and will allow you to browse...

  • Store Update 6th February 2013 (Europe)

    Alien greed

    It’s been a quiet couple of months on the European PlayStation Store, but there are signs that things are starting to pick up this week. In addition to the likes of Dead Space 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, there’s also the arrival of Alien Breed, Wake-Up Club, and Bent

  • News Celebrate PS Vita's Birthday in Style with European Sale

    This is living

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost a year since the PlayStation Vita first hit store shelves. In honesty, it’s been a turbulent 12 months for the platform, but there’s been no shortage of great games. In order to celebrate the system’s growth, Sony has announced a brand new European sale, set to run for a period of...

  • Store Update 30th January 2013 (Europe)

    Back in time

    It may be discontinued, but the PlayStation 2 is making a comeback. There are no less than ten PS2 Classics in this week’s European PlayStation Store refresh, including Dynasty Warriors 4, Samurai Warriors 2, and, as promised, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Let’s Fish: Hooked On is also out this week on PlayStation Vita, alongside

  • News Sleeping Dogs Headlines Explosive Euro PS Plus Update

    It's full of stars

    European PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to rest easy knowing that Sleeping Dogs is set to awaken the service’s bursting Instant Game Collection next month. Sony has announced that the critically acclaimed sandbox crime drama will be available for free from 6th February, leaving you with plenty of change to splash out...

  • News Hook Up with Persona 4 Golden Next Month in Europe

    Let it shine

    Get ready to rediscover your teenage angst, because Persona 4 Golden is set to brighten up the PlayStation Vita’s barren release schedule in Europe next month. Publisher Atlus has confirmed that the critically acclaimed RPG – which scored a perfect 10/10 on this very site – will hit store shelves on 22nd February. If that’s too...

  • News Sony Fined £250,000 Over PlayStation Network Hack

    Chunk of change

    If you thought (or wished) that you’d heard the last of 2011’s infamous PlayStation Network outage, then think again. A UK government body responsible for investigating the hack has issued the platform holder with a £250,000 ($395k) fine, describing the attack as a “serious breach of the Data Protection Act”. The...

  • Store Update 23rd January 2013 (Europe)

    Too hot to handle

    After a couple of slow weeks, the European PlayStation Store is back on form with an overload of content. Highlights include Zombie Driver HD, The Cave, and DUST 514, but there’s plenty more worth getting excited about. It’s also worth mentioning that PlayStation Plus subscribers will be able to grab The Pinball Arcade for free...

  • News 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 16th January 2013 (Europe)

    Retro renaissance

    Retro City Rampage makes its long awaited arrival on the European PlayStation Store today. The throwback adventure is joined by a handful of hot titles, including Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable, Orgarhythm, and Sumioni: Demon Arts. Just a quick note for PlayStation Plus subscribers: you’ll be able to a download complimentar

  • News Sony Dishing Out Free PS Mobile Titles for Six Weeks in Europe

    Won't cost a penny

    In order to remind you that, hey, PlayStation Mobile actually launched, Sony has concocted a promotion that will see a handful of games given away over the next six weeks. All you need to do to claim the goodies is own a compatible device and hit the download button on the PlayStation Store. The first freebie is Beatnik Games’...

  • News Sumioni: Demon Arts Inks European Vitas Next Week

    Feels like some kind of brush

    Almost a year after its original debut in North America, publisher XSEED has announced that it's drawing its beautiful PlayStation Vita puzzle platformer Sumioni: Demon Arts onto European shores. The title puts you in control of a demon named Agura, who is empowered by his ability to paint. Using different brush...

  • News Journey Clambers to the Summit of the PSN Charts

    Magical trip

    Not content with scooping our coveted Game of the Year award, Journey has also climbed to the peak of the North American PlayStation Network charts. The critically acclaimed exclusive brushed aside strong competition from Mass Effect and The Walking Dead to steal the top spot for the month of December. In Europe, the title fin

  • Store Update 9th January 2013 (Europe)

    Lights and sound

    Auditorium HD finally makes its debut on the European PlayStation Store this week. The bizarre sensory experience originally launched in North America over two years ago, but now it’s finally available overseas. Other notable additions are few and far between, though you should keep an eye on SCEE’s New Year sale if you're in...

  • News Retro City Rampage Pulls Up on the European PSN Next Week

    Heist life

    After what feels like an eternity, one-man developer Brian Provinciano has confirmed that Retro City Rampage will hijack the European PlayStation Network next week. That’s the 16th January if you want to mark your calendars. Go on, we’ll wait. The game boasts an additional month of development on top of the North American release,...

  • News Ni No Kuni Delayed Until 1st February in Europe

    Wrath of the white witch

    Our very own Katy Ellis is crying into her DualShock as we type. It turns out that publisher Namco Bandai has been forced to delay its upcoming PlayStation 3 exclusive Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White With until 1st February in Europe. The title had been expected on 25th January, but a logistical error has pushed it back a...

  • News Demon's Souls Spooking the European PSN on 23rd January

    Alone in the dark

    European players eager for an excuse to return to the punishing realm of Boletaria will receive a good one on 23rd January, when Demon’s Souls brings its specific brand of challenge to the PlayStation Network. As previously reported, the title will arrive on the North American digital storefront next week. Local publisher Namco...

  • News January PlayStation Plus Content Arrives in Europe

    Smile like you mean it

    There may not have been a regularly scheduled PlayStation Store update in Europe yesterday, but that hasn't stopped Sony from adding a slew of new titles to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection. New arrivals include BioShock 2, Guardians of Middle Earth, and the PlayStation 3 version of Mortal Kombat. Subscribers will...

  • News Pick Up a 12GB PlayStation 3 Super Slim for Less Than £120

    No excuse

    If your wallet’s flush with festive cash, you might want to consider blowing it on a cut-price PlayStation 3 Super Slim this holiday. The UK branch of online mega retailer Amazon is currently selling 12GB iterations of Sony’s premium platform for just £119.99. If that sells out,

  • News Who Fancies Some Free Festive PlayStation Minis?

    Raises hand

    Sony is giving away four – yes, four – PlayStation Minis to gamers who participate in a spot of viral marketing this holiday. In order to unwrap the goodies, all you need to do is visit the manufacturer’s Facebook page and follow the simple instructions. You'll need to bombard your friends with plenty of promotional material in the...

  • News Far Cry 3's Price Shot to Pieces in European Christmas Sale

    Crackin' deal

    If the relentless rain outside is getting you down, then you might be tempted by a trip to warmer climes this winter. Thankfully, Ubisoft has added Far Cry 3 to Sony's ongoing European Christmas countdown, allowing you to snap up the tropical adventure for just £24.99/€34.99. The title’s currently cheaper in retail outlets – but...

  • Out Today Knytt Underground and Fuel Overdose (Europe)

    Dark days before Christmas

    Sony’s really getting into the swing of the festive season this week by pledging two European PlayStation Store updates. If you connect to the digital storefront later today, you’ll find a fresh helping of content to enjoy. Notable additions include Knytt Underground, Fuel Overdose, the Angry Birds Trilogy, and...

  • News Hitman Absolution Is the Latest Target in Sony's European Sale

    Decisions, decisions

    If we hadn’t successfully survived the end of the world last night, then we would have missed out on another cracking deal in Sony’s ongoing European Christmas countdown. Right now you can pick up the recently released Hitman Absolution for just £19.99/€29.99. That’s roughly the same price as the physical edition –...

  • News Sony Slashes the Price of Critical Darlings in European PSN Sale

    You know what you need to do

    Drop everything, because Sony has chopped the price of two of its most popular downloadable titles on the European PlayStation Store. Right now you can purchase both Journey and The Unfinished Swan for just £9.99/€12.99. That represents a 50 per cent saving over the duo’s normal price point, with PlayStation Plus...

  • Store Update 19th December 2012 (Europe)

    It's full of stars

    There’s a lot to get through in this week’s European PlayStation Store update, so we’re not even going to waste our time on witty quips and puns. Highlights include: Fuel Overdose, Knytt Underground, Labyrinth Legends, and many more. It’s perhaps worth noting that a handful of the new arrivals won't actually release until...

  • News BioShock 2 Plunders the Depths of January's EU PS Plus Update

    Plenty more to look forward to

    Sony’s not even finished furnishing our hard drives with this month's European PlayStation Plus goodies – but it’s already turning its attention to 2013. Starting from 2nd January, you’ll be invited on an all expenses paid trip to Rapture, when BioShock 2 joins the Instant Game Collection. That should give you...

  • News LittleBigPlanet Karting Parks in the European Christmas Sales

    Sackboy racer

    It may not be the most polished racer on the block, but at least you can now grab LittleBigPlanet Karting at a heavily discounted price. Sony has cut the cost of the whimsical karting adventure from £39.99/€49.99 to £19.99/€24.99 on the European PlayStation Store. Even better, PlayStation Plus subscribers can scoop an additional...

  • News Flying Hamster HD Soars onto European Vitas Next Week

    Cute and cuddly

    Flying Hamster HD will glide onto the PlayStation Vita on 19th December in Europe. The former PlayStation Mini has been completely overhauled for Sony’s slick new handheld, and will boast online leaderboards, four control schemes, and 15 Trophies as a result. If you haven’t played the original version of The Game Atelier’s...

  • News Need for Speed: Most Wanted Swiftly Added to European Sale

    Hard to beat

    If the reality of finding an exotic car in your Christmas stocking is looking less likely, at least you can console yourself with a cut-price copy of Need for Speed: Most Wanted instead. Sony’s slashed the price of the critically acclaimed PlayStation 3 racer to just £23.99/€29.99 on the European PlayStation Store this weekend,...

  • News Sony Slam Dunks NBA 2K13's Price for European Sale

    Three pointer

    As you may imagine, basketball isn’t particularly popular in Europe. The continent's ongoing love affair with football means that titles such as NBA 2K13 don’t always get the attention that they deserve. Sony’s aiming to change that over the next 48 hours, though, by crushing the price of the digital version of 2K Games' premium...

  • News Dead or Alive 5 Plus Picks a Fight with Europe on 22nd March

    Put 'em up

    European gamers will be able to engage in a spot of first-person fighting next year, when Dead or Alive 5 Plus attacks store shelves on 22nd March. Thus far, we've seen very little of the handheld port – well, aside from a few off-screen photographs – which makes the impending release date somewhat surprising. Still, despite the...

  • Store Update 12th December 2012 (Europe)

    Greatest hits

    Spyro the Dragon makes his long overdue debut on the European PlayStation Store this week. You’ll be able to snap up all three of Insomniac Games’ legendary platformers, alongside Konami classic Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. There’s also the arrival of Big Sky Infinity and Black Knight Sword to capture your attention...

  • News One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 Sails to Europe Next Summer

    Yarrr

    One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 will embark on an aquatic adventure next summer, when the Omega Force developed sequel sails to European shores. The anticipated title was only announced in Japan last week, but Namco Bandai has already confirmed that the PlayStation 3 release will launch via the PlayStation Network overseas. Sadly, there was no...

  • News Medal of Honor: Warfighter Breaches European PSN Sale

    Run for cover

    Medal of Honor: Warfighter is the latest title to get its price slashed as part of Sony’s excellent European Christmas countdown. Between now and 23:59PM GMT on 12th December, you’ll be able to pick up the first-person shooter for just £29.99/€39.99. That represents a 50 per cent saving over its standard price of...