A gentle slap on the wrist, very gentle
Remember last Christmas when I gave you my heart when PlayStation Network and Xbox Live were down for days at a time? That was caused by a group known as Lizard Squad of which 17-year-old Julius "zeekill" Kivimaki w...
Its like free money!
How's this for a nice weekend deal? eBay has a Fathers Day sale promotion, where if you spend $100 over anything tech, sports, and tools related -- you can grab $15 off by using a coupon. Its just like free money! (Except for...
Dodge-cancels are in
Abyss Odyssey was a pretty neat little action game that was built on fighting game mechanics, and in addition to the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 release, it's also coming to the PS4 as an Extended Dream Edition.
The game will...
PS Plus card bundled in too
Lots of PlayStation 4-related deals on this fine Thursday afternoon morning, as Rakuten offers the console's "choose one game" bundle for only $359.99. It's even throwing in six months worth of PlayStation Plus access.
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Loaded title above but some solid deals. A rare and a rather surprising deal just showed up for eBay this m...
With all this identity theft I am racking up a heap of benefits
Due to a class-action lawsuit concerning Sony's 2011 data breach which led to the theft of names, addresses, and possible credit card data of its 77 million users, the company has agreed to a $15 million preliminary settlemen...
Double your screens, double your fun?
You may remember Class of Heroes 2G from the awesome limited run of physical copies its launch is going to spawn. Now, you can look forward to a special "dual-screen" feature coming to the North American release, which will ...
On 11 pre-selected bundles
The PlayStation Store has got a 2-for-1 sale going on this week on 11 curated two-game bundles. Here's the breakdown:
Brothers A Tale of Two Sons + How to Survive -- $14.99
Bionic Commando Rearmed + Rearmed 2 -- $9.99
A strange mix of 2D combat and surreal visuals
One thing you can't accuse Chilean developer ACE Team of doing is ploughing the same, well trodden ground as other indie devs. Its debut hit Zeno Clash combined a surrealistic art style with first-person, melee combat, while ...
Better pre-order if you want in on this production run
Class of Heroes 2G, a dungeon-crawling RPG playable on PlayStation 3, Vita, or PSP, will be receiving a run of limited edition boxed copies. After pre-orders for the physical editions cease on July 25, there will be no additi...
Yoshida sings the praises of indie gaming
During a recent interview with GI Sony's Shuhei Yoshida, president of Worldwide Studios, chimed in with his thoughts of the disparity of perception between AAA and indie titles. Yoshida harped on the variety of games that Son...
PSP gathering dust? Here's something to play
Back in April, Natsume and Kemco teamed up to announce the upcoming PSP RPG End of Serenity, previously a mobile adventure that's made the jump to handheld. Now, End of Serenity has been graced with a release date so you'll k...
What the hell am I going to do, talk to my stupid kids???
Greeting webizens. I have most dire news. According to the PlayStation Blog, the PSN is going to be down -- kaput, ocupado -- for six hours of scheduled maintenance. This will happen on Monday, June 2, from 9:50 AM to 3:30 PM...
Snap up some additional Mass Effect goodness
If you've been holding off on purchasing additional Mass Effect DLC because of the sticker shock, today's your lucky day -- if you're a PS3 player, at least. The Mass Effect 3: Omega DLC pack is currently free via PSN for US ...
The retro JRPG aesthetic is infinitely appealing to me, and Natsume and Kemco hope you'll feel the same way with the upcoming End of Serenity. It's a love letter to the 16-bit era with traditional undertones set for a North A...
Forever ever? For-EVER EVER?
MonkeyPaw Games is holding a funeral one last sale for BurgerTime: World Tour, allowing players to snap it up for only $5 before it's yanked from the digital distribution channels forever on April 30. You may be thinking th...
Not a new entry in the rhythm game series, unfortunately
Ready to get your Bust-a-Move 4 on? Are you just aching for more Natsume games in your life? Do you just hate bubbles and want to pop them? Rejoice! The fourth Puzzle Bobble game is poised to hit the PlayStation Network this ...
Arriving one day earlier than in EMEA territories
Ubisoft announced Far Cry Classic quite a while ago, but things quickly went quiet -- which is understandable, seeing as how most people were too focused on news coming out of E3 to really care too much. That change...
How have I not heard of this before?
MonkeyPaw Games is continuing to release PlayStation games previously unavailable in North America through PlayStation Network and their next title, The Firemen 2: Pete and Danny, launched today. It is playable on PlayStatio...
That's a good thing!
The latest version of Unity will now support the PlayStation Vita. Now developers licensed with Sony can use the engine to create Vita games, making use of the handheld's features from the cameras, rear touch pad, motion sens...
UK gamers won't be able to play online Monday night
The PlayStation Network will be down on Monday the 9th starting at 16:00 GMT for maintenance. The PlayStation Europe Twitter account shared the times, since this outage will be during peak gaming hours for people in the UK.
Less than a month after the Iron Maiden DLC
Ubisoft's released the latest batch of Rocksmith 2014 DLC today and, much like the previous bundle, adds five new tracks to the game's playlist.
This time around the track pack consists of songs from Radiohead. They are...
Get a $5 credit
Amazon has a PlayStation Network store now, and it is exactly what you think it is. You can buy digital copies of games and downloadable content to play on your Sony gaming device.
Right now you can get a $5 credit if you buy a select title from the new store, so it might be worth checking out. Some games I saw are discounted a little bit too, which is always nice.
They are watching you
Sony just updated the usage terms for the PlayStation Network, and something was added that could make some people uncomfortable. In the terms, Sony says that they "can't monitor all PSN activity," but they "reserve the right...
Another way to give them your money
Sony has announced today that PayPal may be used to make purchases through the PlayStation 3, and consumers may now commence transferring funds to their Sony Entertainment Network wallets through the console to their heart's ...
Though no guarantee it will be released outside of Japan
We recently learned about Final Fantasy Agito, an Android/iOS game in development at Square Enix that is a companion to Final Fantasy Type-0 (which was formerly known as Final Fantasy Agito XIII and was a mobile game before ...
Celebrate the launch of The Next Generation items on PS Home
[Update: Contest over! Big winners are Agent9, Adam Ruining, and WildHairZero! (10 runners-up have been PM'd codes for their avatars.)]
Our friends at Flashman Studios recently unveiled a new line of Star Trek: The Next Gener...
More indies to feast on!
[Update: As announced on Polytron's official site, Fez will be headed to PS3 as well. In addition, Sony's released a full list of indie titles headed for each platform in the near future. The list includes gems such as B...
The quest for identity continues
Ubisoft has released a brand new trailer focusing on the story for VectorCell's upcoming 2.5D remake, Flashback HD. Like many fans, I remain on the fence regarding the new direction they've decided to take with this time-hon...
Spread the brotherly love
Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons just came out for Xbox Live Arcade to little marketing and fanfare this past week. We're here to remind you that's it pretty great though, and something worth adding to your XBLA collection.