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6:45 PM on 06.16.2014

Brandish: The Dark Revenant gets its very own trailer

Brandish: The Dark Revenant is releasing as a digital-only PSP title that you can nab only from the PlayStation Store, and you can certainly see this from its trailer. But you know what? It looks like a good, old-fashioned d...

Brittany Vincent

5:15 PM on 06.16.2014

Amazon sending out $10 off coupons for PlayStation TV pre-orders

Ah, it's a beautiful, brand-new week fresh off the craziness of E3. We've had time to let all the sweet announcements settle in, one of which being that the PlayStation TV is finally making its way to the West. No, not that P...

Brett Zeidler

1:55 PM on 06.11.2014

Shuhei Yoshida wants to release The Last Guardian information when it's no longer 'piecemeal'

The Last Guardian remains everyone's favorite bit of apparent vaporware; the game that's always teased as every E3 rolls around, but never fully realized. In fact, it just wouldn't be E3 without some mention of the veritable ...

Brittany Vincent

9:24 PM on 06.09.2014

PlayStation TV coming to US and Canada this Fall for $99

Sony finally announced their plans for the formerly Japan exclusive PlayStation TV, releasing it this fall in the US and Canada for $99. A $139 bundle was also announced, coming with a controller, one game, a voucher, and HD...

Brett Zeidler

9:21 PM on 06.09.2014

PlayStation Now open beta coming July 31

Sony is taking its closed beta for PlayStation Now and making it an open one. At least for PlayStation 4s in the United States and Canada, on July 31. "Shortly after," the open beta will extend to PS3 and Vita, as well as "se...

Steven Hansen

5:45 PM on 06.06.2014

PlayStation's E3 app gives you Sony Rewards points, Amazon trial

Sony has a PS4 app just for E3. You can watch Sony's press conference, live (June 9, 5:45pm PDT), and once the show opens see trailers and screens of everything on display. It's like you're there without the miles of exhaust...

Steven Hansen

3:00 PM on 06.05.2014

Natsume's E3 2014 lineup sure is a lineup

Natsume has announced its complete E3 roster for next week, and while it's got a few high points, it's not impressing me too much. It's a strange mishmash of handheld games and iOS releases with a stray PSP game and Wii U pro...

Brittany Vincent

9:30 AM on 06.04.2014

New Vita Super Value Packs coming to Japan

The original Vita models are all so boring and plain. Why not spruce them up with a little color? Japan gets the cool stuff again (as usual) with the launch of Red & Black and Blue & Black models being sold as part...

Brittany Vincent

9:00 PM on 05.30.2014

Reading Rainbow wants to fly to consoles like PlayStation and Xbox

Confession time: Ever since the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter was announced earlier this week, we've been looking for a reason to write about it. It's a formative relic of our youths, how could we not want to discuss it? With ...

Brett Makedonski





7:15 PM on 05.29.2014

Former PlayStation boss Jack Tretton will break down all E3 pressers

Jack Tretton might not be presenting on one of E3's largest stages anymore, but that doesn't mean he can stay away from the show. The former President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment of America will be lending an analy...

Brett Makedonski



Songs for the dearth: Classic music games to fill the hollow photo
Songs for the dearth: Classic music games to fill the hollow
by Brittany Vincent

With a new Amplitude on the horizon and a post-Guitar Hero world having left much to be desired by way of rhythm games, we must look to the past to drink our fill from the fount of the world of music. And even before Guitar Hero spoon-fed the bitter taste of recording artists' dignity to the videogame-playing masses (have you heard Band Hero’s reworking of Filter’s “Take A Picture?”), rhythm and music game aficionados had it way better.

The future is always promising, but if you backed the Amplitude Kickstarter because you felt starved for a musical revolution, take a trip down memory lane with these greats. Now, now -- if your favorite isn't on this list, I might just revisit the idea later. You never know.

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What are your predictions for Sony at E3? photo
What are your predictions for Sony at E3?
by Mr Andy Dixon

All week long we'll be asking the Destructoid community for your predictions for each of the major press conferences going into E3 2014! Share your thoughts in the comments, and upvote your favorites! We'll be recapping these posts this weekend.

Sony has enjoyed the upper hand both in sales and in gamer faith so far this latest generation. Launching the PlayStation 4 at $100 less than its main competition (and free of forced motion-control gimmickry) coupled with a better-received launch and post-launch lineup have placed Sony back at the head of the pack this gen, a far cry from their launch debacle with the PlayStation 3. In addition, the Vita has steadily grown its own library over the last few years, and Sony's willingness to support cross-buying many games has earned it a lot of good faith with early-adopters.

Still, with the Xbox brand receiving a much-needed and significant facelift recently, Sony still has a lot to prove going into this year's E3. Tell us how you think they'll fair! What major reveals do you foresee? New franchises announced? Old favorites brought back from the dead? Or just more of the same? Share your thoughts below! Or, if you feel yourself getting too long-winded, go write a community blog!

Have fun! And if you haven't made your Xbox predictions yet, click here!

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10:00 AM on 05.23.2014

GungHo releases 5 new Japanese PlayStation imports on PSN

GungHo Online has been quietly bringing over classic Japanese PS1 games for some time now. A new batch of five has just come down the line. These come in their original form, unaltered, so be sure you want them before you plu...

Dale North



Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn made me a fan of MMOs photo
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn made me a fan of MMOs
by Brett Zeidler

I'm generally not that big of a fan of MMOs. I've checked out a good portion of what the genre has to offer, but for many reasons none of the games that I spent some time with could ever keep my interest longer than the beta test/trial period. Not even the mighty World of Warcraft could pull me in like so many other people, and, honestly, it was probably the least interesting MMO I've played.

So why is it that I can't seem to pull myself away from Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn?

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'The Canyon' is the next free Killzone: Shadow Fall map, out today photo
'The Canyon' is the next free Killzone: Shadow Fall map, out today
by Brett Zeidler

It's been over a couple months since the first two free multiplayer maps for Killzone: Shadow Fall dropped, so it's about high time we had another arena to play in, right? Well, have I got news for you! "The Canyon" released today and, as ever, it's absolutely free to download.

The fine folks over at PlayStation also put together a nice little clip to show off "Canyon" in all its demolished glory, and it looks like it's a lot of fun. I honestly haven't played Shadow Fall in quite awhile, so I suppose free additional content is a better reason than any to jump back in.

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8:00 PM on 05.13.2014

Here's a trailer to remind you Soul Sacrifice Delta launched today

I was never able to really get into Soul Sacrifice when I played it around this time last year, which probably had something to do with Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate still getting plenty of attention from me at that point in tim...

Brett Zeidler