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End of Serenity

Natsume's End of Serenity is a PSN-exclusive classic JRPG


Serenity NOW!
Apr 24
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... read
BurgerTime World Tour

BurgerTime World Tour is $5 now through April 30 before it disappears forever


Forever ever? For-EVER EVER?
Apr 17
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... read
Bust-a-Move 4

Bust-a-Move 4 busting out on PSN this spring


Not a new entry in the rhythm game series, unfortunately
Apr 16
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 ... read
Far Cry

Far Cry Classic coming to US, launch date revealed


Arriving one day earlier than in EMEA territories
Feb 07
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... read
PSOne

The Firemen 2 coming to PSOne Classics


How have I not heard of this before?
Jan 28
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... read

Unity 4.3 now supports the PlayStation Vita


That's a good thing!
Jan 16
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... read
PSN downtime

PSA: PSN will be down for eight hours on Monday


UK gamers won't be able to play online Monday night
Dec 06
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. ... read
Rocksmith

New Rocksmith 2014 DLC adds Radiohead tracks


Less than a month after the Iron Maiden DLC
Nov 26
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... read
Amazon PSN store

Now you can buy PSN games from Amazon


Get a $5 credit
Nov 12
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. read
PSN monitoring

Sony can monitor your PSN messaging activity


They are watching you
Nov 11
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... read
PSN

Sony adds PayPal support to PlayStation 3


Another way to give them your money
Nov 01
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 ... read
Final Fantasy Agito

Final Fantasy Agito 'will definitely be localized'


Though no guarantee it will be released outside of Japan
Sep 18
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 ... read
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... read feature

Sony

Starbound, Fez, and Velocity 2X coming to Vita (Update)


More indies to feast on!
Aug 20
[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... read
Flashback HD

Flashback HD remake gets a new story trailer


The quest for identity continues
Aug 14
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... read

Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons also coming to PS3, PC


Spread the brotherly love
Aug 08
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. Or, ... read
Family bonding
It all starts innocently enough with a pair of brothers making their way through town. Sure, there's a task at hand, but urgency isn't an issue. It should be, but it isn't. Soaking in the warm glow of the sun and playing with... read feature

Terraria CE

Terraria Collector's Edition comes to console


Pickaxe flash drive, vellum stickers, and a poster
Jul 30
Earlier this year, the Terraria Collector's Edition released for PC, and shortly afterward, the 2D dig-a-thon came to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. Now that the downloadable has been successful on those platforms,... read

Chaos Rings now available on PS Vita, PS Mobile


Quietly available in North America as we speak
Jul 24
The rather excellent, if originally pricey, phone/tablet RPG Chaos Rings has snuck its way onto the PlayStation Store, available for purchase on PS Mobile and PS Vita devices. Though only announced for Japan, it's already on ... read
Well maybe you knew about some of these things
With the PlayStation 4 launch right around the corner there is much to be excited for. Sony has already knocked most of our socks off with the price; the sexy new DualShock 4 controller; and all the love they're throwing at ... read feature

Indies are better equipped to handle the transition into our digital tomorrow
The console market has become something of a paradox these past few years. Despite total console sales having exceeded 40 million units over the previous generation, and despite a wealth of powerful new IPs, we've witnessed a... read feature

How to Survive is an isometric zombie survival game


Survive on an island filled with zombies
May 30
505 Games has announced How to Survive, a brand new IP developed by EKO Studios. The game strands players on a remote archipelago off the coast of Columbia in the aftermath of an unexplained accident, and forces players to su... read
Castle of Illusion

Sega really wants to get Castle of Illusion right


Remake comes with original director’s blessing
May 30
It can't be easy trying to do justice to a legacy as large as Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse. Take in Mickey's rough patches in his last few games, and it's not hard to see why many fans would be so apprehensive to... read

10 games bundled with all their DLC discounted on PSN


Assassin's Creed III, Persona 4: Arena, Metal Gear Rising and more
May 20
The PlayStation Store is rolling out a new sales promotion that's packing ten different games with ALL of their downloadable content offerings. The Ultimate Edition bundles are all being offered at 65% off, with PlayStation P... read
GoME DLC

Kili comes to Guardians of Middle-earth


More DLC for the console-based MOBA
Apr 18
Alright guys, we've got ourselves yet another downloadable character for Monolith's MOBA game, Guardians of Middle-earth. This time around, we've got Kili entering the fray. Classed as a Striker, he comes with some surprisingly good moves. Wound, for example, shoots an arrow that stuns Guardians and creatures, while Flare blinds then reveals hidden enemies. Anyone given Kili a go? read
Dogs and trolls and sheep -- oh my!
I caught wind of Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons by way of a short teaser trailer a while back (you can find it after the jump) and was digging the art style, but put it out of mind. As its spring release approaches, however, ... read feature

'We've not given up. But I'm disappointed in the opening sales'
Capcom senior VP Christian Svensson recently said that fighting game re-releases are dropping in popularity, and now the sales numbers for Darkstalkers Resurrection confirm his theory. After years of fans asking for a downloa... read feature

PSN Sale

Sale! PlayStation Store gets Spring Fever


Indie Cross-Buy discounts included
Apr 09
Sony has kicked off spring with their Spring Fever sale. This time around we're seeing indie games featured, which is nice. As an even nicer bonus, each title features Cross-Buy functionality, meaning that they'll work on bot... read
Micro$oft

Retro City Rampage dev's Microsoft horror story


Developer says Microsoft cancelled his game and then released it at wrong price
Apr 08
After a shaky relationship that put his career and game on the line, Retro City Rampage developer Brian Provinciano joins Jonathan Blow and Team Meat in talking mess about Microsoft. After developing RCR for over four years, ... read
Injustice Demo

Watch us fumble through the demo for Injustice


We should really be better at this stuff
Apr 03
The demo for Injustice: Gods Among Us has released this week to Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network, so Jordan Devore and I decided we would give it a little look-see. What we found is that we're not very good... read
Rain, rain, don't go away
Keeping in line with the offbeat and interesting games that come from SCE Japan Studio, we have Rain. It’s being developed by Japan Studio, Acquire (Tenchu, Sumioni), and PlayStation C.A.M.P. (Tokyo Jungle, Echo Chrome)... read feature

Game of the Year et al.

Journey kills at the Game Developers Choice Awards


More than half of the awards, including Game of the Year
Mar 28
Game of the Year, Innovation Award, Best Audio, Best Game Design, Best Visual Arts, Best Downloadable Game. That’s 6 out of 11 total awards, and the game was ineligible for two of them (and I’m still not sure why ... read






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