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Store Update 22nd July 2014 (North America)
Smell you later
PlayStation veterans are in for a treat this week, as Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is set to bring a funny whiff to Sony’s shiny black box. The remake of popular PSone classic Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee – which has forever tainted this editor’s ability to spell ‘odyssey’ – carries a premium price point at $29.99, but has...
Store Update 15th July 2014 (North America)
We hope that you haven’t cleared your backlog yet, because there’s not a whole lot to get excited about in this week’s North American PlayStation Store update. Gory twin-stick shooter Crimsonland is arguably the most noteworthy addition, while artsy sidescroller Abyss Odyssey is also up for grabs. We’re convinced that the latter...
News Popular PlayStation Network Classics Cost Just $0.99 in US This Weekend
Are you in the market for a new video game? Worry not North American readers, as Sony has launched a brand new flash sale on the PlayStation Store, plunging the price of a slew of digital downloads down to just $0.99. Highlights include Dyad, Oddworld: Much’s Oddysee HD, and Papo & Yo, as well as the excellent
Store Update 8th July 2014 (North America)
A different place
You’ll finally be entering Another World with this week’s North American PlayStation Store update, so don’t forget to stock up on sodas – and the odd strategy guide or two. Accompanying the re-release of Delphine Software’s timeless classic is whiffy puzzler MouseCraft and manga tie-in One Piece: Unlimited World Red. What...
Store Update 1st July 2014 (North America)
Quick, catch up
July has somehow already arrived with gusto – and Sony has deployed a brand new batch of PlayStation Store goodies to celebrate. Yes, we’re a little late with North America’s latest update, but sports organisers will insist on running the World Cup and Wimbledon at the same time. Thank heavens this only happens once every four...
Store Update 24th June 2014 (North America)
It's a long one
Boy, this week's update is a huge one, so we hope your wallets are ready if certain other sales haven't managed to make them whimper like newborn infants already. If you're wanting to make more than your wallet miserably depressed, Valiant Hearts: The Great War has you covered. However, if you're wanting something more relaxing this...
News Evergreen Vita Titles to Exit North American PlayStation Plus Ahead of July Update
Get 'em while they're free
Changes to the Instant Game Collection are afoot, meaning that you have less than a week to pick up the evergreen PlayStation Plus titles that have been available for the PlayStation Vita for some time now in North America. According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, the likes of
Store Update 17th June 2014 (North America)
With the buzz of E3 2014 now all but over, all eyes are on the PlayStation Store – and there’s quite a lot to get excited about in North America’s weekly refresh. First and foremost, you can now pre-order Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare for your platform of choice, with PlayStation-themed goodies up for grabs if you register...
News Level Up Your PSN Library with North American RPG Flash Sale
Praise the sun
There are certainly no shortage of role-playing games on the PlayStation Network, and as part of a new North American promotion, you'll be able to pick up 15 fan favourites on the cheap. The sale includes Western and Eastern titles alike, with notable classics such as Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch and the fiendishly difficult...
Store Update 3rd June 2014 (North America)
Murder on the dancefloor
If you still think that the PlayStation 4 is suffering from a drought, then we’re not entirely sure what planet you’re living on anymore. This week’s North American PlayStation Store update features five new games, including the intriguing Murdered: Soul Suspect and PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate. Moreover, you’ll now be...
News June PlayStation Plus Freebies include PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate and Trine 2 on PS4
Service switches to two monthly next-gen giveaways from now on
That leaked PlayStation Plus list was accurate – but it wasn’t complete. As part of a couple of colossal PlayStation Blog posts, Sony has confirmed the latest set of Instant G
Store Update 27th May 2014 (North America)
We suspect that this week’s headline addition needs no introduction, as open world adventure Watch Dogs is available now on the North American PlayStation Store. Assuming that you have some leftover time and money, however, there are a handful of lighter bites to keep you occupied, including Lemmings Touch, Mind Zero, and Monster...
Store Update 20th May 2014 (North America)
The new order
It’s a scorching week on the North American PlayStation Store, with more new releases than you can shake a stick at. Highlights obviously include Transistor and Wolfenstein: The New Order, but Sparkle 2, Drakengard 3, and a slew of new PSone imports are vying for your attention, too. What are you buying? PS4 Pre-Orders:
Store Update 13th May 2014 (North America)
There’s not a whole lot of girth to the latest North American PlayStation Store update – but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t a big week for PlayStation Vita owners. Fans of Sony’s flagship portable format will be able to pick up both Borderlands 2 and Soul Sacrifice Delta – two tasty titles that should add a little spice to...
Store Update 6th May 2014 (North America)
Strike a light
MLB 14 The Show is the main addition to the North American PlayStation Store this week, promising to hit a homerun for the first time on Sony’s next-gen format. Despite launching on the PlayStation 3 and Vita earlier in the year, this PlayStation 4 version promises visuals so pretty that you’ll struggle to keep your eye on the...
News This Weekend, You Can Buy a Bunch of PS3 Games for $5
Shut up and take our money
Valve, is that you? Sony may have been the laughing stock of the digital plaza discount world less than six months ago, but it’s really upped its game over the past few weeks, announcing a slew of sales that have our wallet literally groaning at the prospect of cheap PlayStation 3 games. This latest batch comes care of...
Store Update 29th April 2014 (North America)
Step into the light
Who said that the PlayStation 4 has no games? There’s been a non-stop barrage of new next-gen releases over the past few weeks, and the latest noteworthy arrival on the North American PlayStation Store is Ubisoft’s gorgeous role-playing title Child of Light. It’s been accompanied by survival horror Daylight and superhero...
News Japanese Games Go Cheap in the US PSN Golden Week Sale
Always believe in your soul
When Europe received a bumper Easter sale on the PlayStation Network, it left feathers ruffled that the North American store wasn't getting a similar seasonal gift. However, while those of you in the US may have been forced to skip on last week's celebrations, you can look forward to the Japanese holiday of Golden Week...
News Puppeteer, Stick It to the Man, and Surge Deluxe Free for PS Plus in US
Sony pulls back the curtain
SCEE may have beaten, er, SCEA to the PlayStation Plus punch, but the latter has been prompt to respond with May’s content lineup. As in Europe, strange side-scrolling platformer Stick It to the Man will be your free PlayStation Plus game for the month, offering a mixture of point-and-click puzzles
Store Update 22nd April 2014 (North America)
Who's that man in the three-piece suit?
You’ll be able to prove your propensity for parenting as part of the North American PlayStation Store update this week, as the biggest new addition is undoubtedly Octodad: Dadliest Catch for the PlayStation 4. Flanking this fishy fathering sim are SoulCalibur Lost Swords and Demon Gaze. What are you buying?...
News You Can Buy These PlayStation Games for Less Than a Dollar
There’s nothing worse than a long weekend with nothing to play. While this editor is fortunate enough to never not have a backlog, thrifty gamers may be thrilled to learn that Sony is running a pretty impressive sale in North America, featuring a whopping 30 games for just $0.99. Yeah, that’s less than a dollar. Admittedly, you...
Store Update 15th April 2014 (North America)
Trials and error
If you’ve been itching for something new to play on your PlayStation 4, then there’s a little something for everyone available in the latest North American PlayStation Store update. In addition to Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn, early adopters can also look forward to motorcycle sim Trials Fusion and visual powerhouses...
Store Update 8th April 2014 (North America)
A crooked mile
There’s a wolf among us! No, not a real one – we just mean that the next episode in Telltale Games’ popular Fables adaptation is available now from the North American PlayStation Store. Other major highlights this week include PlayStation 4 dogfighting escapade Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut and LEGO The Hobbit. What are you...
Store Update 1st April 2014 (North America)
There are no April Fools’ Day gags in this North American PlayStation Store update – just enough content to make your wallet weep. Undeniable highlights include the arrival of MLB 14 The Show, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - Deluxe Edition, and Mercenary Kings. Interestingly, you can now also download Grand Theft Auto V’s iFruit
Store Update 25th March 2014 (North America)
Full of stars
Try not to drop your Fez while you work your way through this week’s colossal North American PlayStation Store update. In addition to Polytron’s aforementioned indie smash, there are an absolute slew of new titles due out on Sony’s systems this week. Highlights include Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends, Deception IV: Blood Ties,...
Store Update 18th March 2014 (North America)
Enjoy your power
It’s a big week for the PlayStation 4 on the North American PlayStation Store, with a whopping four new titles for you to sink your teeth into. inFAMOUS: Second Son is the headline new arrival, but Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is a noteworthy addition, too. Elsewhere, there are two fresh indie titles for you to try in the...
News So, the PlayStation Store's Ready for You to Rent Some Games
Why was the North American PlayStation Store update delayed this week? Well, there’s a possibility that the platform holder may have been adding some new rental options to the online plaza, which were spotted by MP1st and PSN Stores overnight. While the feature's not functional at the moment, the game page for Catherin
Store Update 13th March 2014 (North America)
Better late than never
We feel like we’ve travelled back in time. Old-school PlayStation 3 owners may recall an era where the North American PlayStation Store was updated on a Thursday rather than a Tuesday, and technical issues have allowed us to revisit that period. Still, with titles such as Dark Souls II on the docket, we’re sure that you...
News February NPD: PS4 Claims Narrow Victory Over Xbox One
Ongoing stock shortages couldn’t prevent the PlayStation 4 from claiming a second successive victory over the Xbox One in the February NPD report. While the exact figures remain under wraps, it’s thought that Sony sold around 290,000 next-gen systems to Microsoft’s still respectable 258,000 units. Ever the spin doctors, the...
News 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 quite...
Store Update 4th March 2014 (North America)
Undead escapade Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition headlines this week’s North American PlayStation Store update, but it’s certainly not the only title worth getting excited about. Other noteworthy arrivals include South Park: The Stick of Truth, Hatsune Miku Project Diva f, and long awaited catch-up app
News Sony's Spring Fever Will Empty Your Wallet This March
The weather outside is still frightful from where we’re sitting, but apparently improvements are on the way. As such, it’s time for a new Spring Fever promotion on the North American PlayStation Store, with an enormous roster of indie hits poised to deploy over the coming month. This year’s initiative will see each listed...
News Six PlayStation Hits Arrive in NA's March PlayStation Plus Refresh
Tomb Raider, Dead Nation, Thomas Was Alone, and more
Quality undoubtedly trumps quantity, but it’s hard to complain when you’ve got a bit of both. Sony has opted to give our keyboard fingers a bit of a workout this afternoon by announcing the March PlayStation Plus content lineups for Europe and North America at the same time. Still, free games...
Store Update 25th February 2014 (North America)
We’re going to assume that it’s not easy to rob the North American PlayStation Store, but if it was, you’d easily be able to fill a swag bag full of digital goods. In addition to PlayStation 4 sneak-‘em-up Thief, this week’s update brings Bomberman-esque multiplayer title Basement Crawl, arcade compilation Pac-Man Museum,...
News At Least Sony Didn't Forget the PlayStation Vita's Birthday
We’d love to say that we baked the PlayStation Vita a big slab of cherry and almond cake for its second birthday this weekend, but we’d be lying if we did. The truth is that we forgot, and now we’re not on speaking terms with the handheld system. Fortunately, we’re hoping to rekindle our relationship with the down-in-the-dumps device by...
Store Update 18th February 2014 (North America)
Double Helix’s anticipated Strider reboot headlines another swell North American PlayStation Store update this week, which also plays host to a standalone version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’s recent Freedom Cry expansion and silly shooter Earth Defense Force 2025. Other arrivals include Gunslugs on the PlayStation Vita and
News True Love Starts with a North American PlayStation Store Flash Sale
Better than a bunch of flowers
Sony really is getting into the swing of this digital discounts thing. It’s crazy to think that less than three months ago we were criticising the platform holder’s PlayStation Store sales strategy, only to see our complaints undermined by a
News January NPD: PS4 Reclaims Lead in Console War by Almost Doubling Sales of Xbox One
Return of the king
Stock shortages may have caused a setback in Sony’s assault on North America in December, but the PlayStation 4 has climbed right back to the top of the console tree in January. According to the Japanese giant, its freshest format was the best selling next-gen system in North America last month, with the burly black box almost...
Store Update 11th February 2014 (North America)
It’s another big week for the North American PlayStation Store, with JRPG threequel Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII leading the charge on the PlayStation 3. It’s been accompanied by a bunch of noteworthy PlayStation Vita titles, including Toukiden: The Age of Demons, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, and Llamasoft’s...
News PS Vita Slim Ventures Stateside in Borderlands 2 Bundle
It may have received the most muted launch in console history here in Europe last week, but the PlayStation Vita Slim is shuffling overseas this Spring. The creatively dubbed PCH-2000 model will be available in North America for $199.99, and will launch as part of a Borderlands 2 bundle featuring the fairly recently revealed...
Store Update 4th February 2014 (North America)
After a somewhat slow start to the year, the North American PlayStation Store is officially back into the swing of things. The first update of February is a real wallet drainer, with the likes of Dustforce, King Oddball, and Surge Deluxe all vying for your attention. Elsewhere, PlayStation Plus members will be able to obtain Outlast for...
News PS Plus Wants to Be Your Valentine with Gigantic North American Refresh
Outlast, Metro: Last Light, Remember Me, and more
Forget about your significant other, as the only company that you’re going to need this 14th February is your PlayStation Plus subscription. With those lucky enough to live in Europe already tucking into their fresh content, Sony has now revealed the full Instant Game Collection update for North...
News Popular PS4 Games Discounted in Shock North American Flash Sale
Counting the pennies
Sony’s starting to get quite good at this last-minute discount lark. The firm's enormous European promotion earlier this month was packed to the veritable brim with unexpectedly good PlayStation Network deals, and now the North American arm of the platform holder has followed in its overseas accomplice’s footsteps,...
Store Update 28th January 2014 (North America)
This week marks the arrival of the first major post-launch PlayStation 4 title, with Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition aiming to light a torch on your next generation console. Like every release for Sony’s latest super machine, you’ll be able to pick up a copy of the game digitally from the PlayStation Store – and it’ll cost you...
News New PS4 Stock Sneaks into Best Buy in North America
Consoles creeping into GameStop and Target, too
Stock shortages prompted the PlayStation 4 to fall behind the Xbox One in last month’s NPD report, so Sony is going to need to up its supply if it intends to maintain its slender next generation lead in North America. Fortunately, there are signs that the sought after system is starting to filter...
Store Update 21st January 2014 (North America)
There are still a couple of months to go until it officially releases, but you can already pre-order hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son on the PlayStation Store. The digital edition will set you back a reasonable $59.99, and will come with the additional Cole MacGrath-themed missions that Sucker Punch teased...
News Do You Love PS Vita? Sony Has a Slick Promotion for You
Play more, pay less
Beyond the doom and gloom regarding its somewhat disappointing sales, the PlayStation Vita has quietly blossomed into a must-own piece of kit over the past twelve months. The hardware itself was always exceptional, but now the handheld has a game library that’s deserving of its meaty processing power and delicious OLED display...
News December NPD: Xbox One Hits Back at PS4 in Next-Gen Console War
Sony says it's still winning in North America
Microsoft’s decision to redirect the majority of its Xbox One stock to North America may put the platform holder in positive spirits this evening, as the next generation system bettered the PlayStation 4 in the latest NPD sales report. According to a press release from the Redmond-based manufacturer,...
Store Update 14th January 2014 (North America)
The industry’s still getting warmed up to 2014, so this North American PlayStation Store update is a little lean yet again. Nevertheless, fans of stealth action may be delighted to learn that PlayStation Vita port Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD has finally stepped out of the shadows, while Halfbrick developed dual-joystick shooter Age of...
Store Update 7th January 2014 (North America)
We hope that you're not too hungry
It’s the first North American PlayStation Store update of the year, and Sony has decided to have mercy upon our sanity. While the pre-Christmas refreshes proved a nightmare to format, this particular offering is petite enough to not waste our entire day. Highlights include Don’t Starve on the PlayStation 4...