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Space narwhals

STARWHAL brings neon space narwhals to PS3, PS4 next week


Aim for the heart
Feb 18
When I last wrote about STARWHAL, it still had the subtitle "Just the Tip." That's since been jettisoned. The floppy local multiplayer game about narwhals in space has made it on to Steam proper, and it's hitting up PS3 and ... read
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Deals

$349 PlayStation 4 available from NewEgg on eBay


Year of the goat sale, dude
Feb 18
Here's a random Wednesday morning hot deal. NewEgg is offering the PlayStation 4 for $349.99 with free shipping. We're not sure why it's giving a discount today, but perhaps it's a sale for Chinese/Lunar New Year? (NBD, just ... read
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PSN sale

Sony spreading the love with Valentine flash sale


Can you feel the love tonight?
Feb 13
Valentine's Day isn't just a day for couples to make up an excuse to slap skin. It's also an excuse for retailers to hold special sales. Sony is no different with this weekend's flash sale. If you're feeling lonely or want to... read
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PSN

PSN maintenance coming February 12


No PSN logins for three and a half hours
Feb 10
Planning to play your PS3, PS4, or Vita online this coming Thursday? Well, you should probably be aware that there's going to be around three and a half hours of PSN maintenance starting at 9am PST/ 12pm EST/ 5pm GMT. Fear no... read
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Better PSN

This tool makes it way easier to keep track of your PlayStation Network purchases


Happy downloading
Feb 04
Managing game downloads on PlayStation Network is a far greater pain that it needs to be, but I've grown accustomed to Sony's ways. Thank goodness for people like redditor RePod37, then, for coming up with an intuitive soluti... read
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PlayStation Plus

Transistor, Yakuza 4, Thief coming to PlayStation Plus


Things are looking up!
Jan 29
Boy howdy, next month's PlayStation Plus lineup is exciting. Starting February 3, PS Plus subscribers will have access to Transistor and Apotheon on PS4, Yakuza 4 and Thief for PS3, Kick & Fennick on Vita, and Rogue Legac... read
PSN photo
PSN

Breaking: You can now fully copy and paste PSN codes online


No more box breaks
Jan 28
Sony's online PSN portal took quite a while to get to a serviceable state. While Xbox.com has had pretty much every bell and whistle you could think of years ago, Sony was very slow to adopt a bunch of great quality of life f... read
PSN flash sale photo
PSN flash sale

Wow, this PlayStation Network flash sale rocks


Discounts valid until 9:00am Pacific on Monday
Jan 23
Resogun, Costume Quest 2, and Tokyo Jungle for three dollars each. Shadow Warrior for six! Sony's holding a PlayStation Network flash sale on PS3, PS4, and PS Vita indie games this weekend and you've gotta take a look at this... read
10% off with PSN photo
10% off with PSN

Save 10 percent on PlayStation Network purchases this weekend


Promo code good for a single cart transaction
Jan 23
[Update: The 10-percent-off promo codes are live and vary depending on your region. In the US, it's KF56EM5KB3. The UK's code is T6R3KB529K. A bunch more are listed here.] This weekend on PlayStation Network, you'll be able t... read
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Splice

Cellular puzzle game Splice now available on PSN


Check out that soundtrack!
Jan 20
Splice is a puzzle game from Cipher Prime Studios which has you rearranging cellular strands to make specific structures. It's been out on PC and mobile devices for a while now, but today it became available on PS3 and PS4, m... read
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Big sale

Over 60 games discounted for PlayStation's 20th anniversary sale


Such PS4 classics as Rocksmith 2014 Edition
Jan 13
Until January 19, a bunch of things are on sale in the PlayStation Store, from PS4 games (most of which you can probably ignore) to PS1 classics. The latter account for much of the PlayStation Vita section (plus PSP games--Ta... read
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Best-selling PSN

Big in Japan: Minecraft and, uh, Battlefield 4


Japan's most downloaded PSN games of 2014
Jan 09
Sony Japan unveiled its most downloaded PSN games of 2014 by system and the results, well, maybe they won't surprise you, but they surprised me.  Minecraft took top spot on PS3 and Vita. Maybe not so surprising. D4 ... read
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Joe Danger

Tearaway is back with a cameo in Joe Danger 2 for PS Vita


Forget Steve from Minecraft, play as Atoi or Iota instead
Jan 07
Before No Man's Sky, there was Joe Danger 2, a lovable side-scrolling racing/platform game about a motorbike-riding daredevil. After appearing on Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3, the game is now primed for its PS Vita debut, ... read
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PSN

Sony apologizes for recent PSN outage, gives us a few goodies


They're small, but appreciated
Jan 01
Sony has responded to the PSN outage that happened over the holidays, and you're probably getting something extra because of it. For starters, all PlayStation Plus members will have their membership extended by five days auto... read
PSN sale photo
PSN sale

Sony says goodbye to 2014 with a PSN flash sale


Sale extended!
Dec 30
[Update: The sale has been extended until 12pm PST on December 31.] Find any PSN gift cards under your Christmas tree this year? Well, as luck would have it, there's a flash sale going on right now to help you stretch that ne... read
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PSN is back!

The PlayStation Network is finally back online


For real this time
Dec 27
Sony seems to have finally cured the ill that has plagued its consoles since Christmas Day. "PlayStation Network is back online," Catherine Jensen, consumer experience VP at SCEA, wrote over at the PlayStation Blog. "As ... read
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PSN outage

Sony: PlayStation Network slowly restoring service


Very slowly, apparently
Dec 27
[Update: According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, Sony ascribes the outage to "high levels of traffic designed to disrupt connectivity and online gameplay." The company is working to resolve the issue and restore net... read
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PSN and XBLA

Report: PSN and Xbox Live down after DDoS attack


Bummer
Dec 25
I'm currently away from my consoles so I can't confirm this myself, but word on the street is that PSN and Xbox Live are both inaccessible. They've apparently been down off-and-on since last night. Business Insider reports th... read
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Resident Evil

Resident Evil HD has PS3/PS4 cross-buy if you pre-order


Releasing January 20, 2015
Dec 24
We're less than a month out from Capcom's Resident Evil remaster for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. I get the feeling it's going to do well for the company. Real well. We want more Resident Evil and, barring any techni... read
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Marvel vs. Capcom

Capcom is delisting Marvel vs. Capcom Origins soon


Oh man, that filter
Dec 18
It's a shame when companies delist digital-only games but it's even worse when they don't give a heads up. Capcom had the courtesy to let us know that Marvel vs. Capcom Origins is coming off PlayStation Network on December 23... read
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Tower of Guns

Tough but fun roguelike FPS Tower of Guns coming to PS3, PS4, Xbox One


Face full of bullets, more like
Dec 12
Tower of Guns was in a recent Humble Indie Bundle, which means I played a little of it but didn't stick around quiiite long enough for it to take hold of me. It's good, though! Hard, too. The roguelike first-person shooter o... read
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Suikoden II PSN

Suikoden II launches today on PlayStation Network


Thanks, Konami!
Dec 09
Suikoden II, one of the best RPGs ever, makes its PlayStation Network debut today. Somewhere out there, sullen eBay sharks are shouting at the heavens right about now. Dreams of financing their children's college funds with t... read
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Housemarque

Resogun confirmed for PS3, Super Stardust Ultra announced for PS4


The former has Cross-Buy support with PS4/PS Vita
Dec 05
Just days ago, we learned that PlayStation 4 shooter Resogun was more than likely coming to PS3 on top of the already-confirmed PS Vita release. It's true! And it's happening soon. The ports are releasing December 23 and, bes... read
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Neo Geo

SNK asks which Neo Geo games we want ported to PlayStation


Mark of the Wolves and The Last Blade 2 are leading
Dec 04
Despite never owning a Neo Geo (I was mad jealous of my friend who had a Neo Geo Pocket back in the day), I've played many of the system's best games thanks to digitally-distributed ports and compilation discs. SNK shows no s... read
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Resogun

Looks like Resogun is also coming to PS3


It's like Defender except I don't hate myself afterwards
Dec 03
Housemarque's arcade shooter Resogun was the first PlayStation 4 game I played and, a year later, I still think that was the right choice; someone had to save those humans and it might as well have been me. Did they all survi... read
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MGS 4 coming to PSN

Metal Gear Solid 4 will soon be downloadable on PS3


Kept you waiting, huh?
Dec 03
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is coming to PSN at long last, Konami announced today. After launching on PlayStation 3 more than six years ago, Hideo Kojima's vaunted stealth game will return to the system as a... read
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PS4

Threes! designer's Close Castles is a fast, cute, console-bound RTS


That looks like a zoning nightmare
Dec 01
The designer of mobile puzzle sensation Threes (obligatory entrancing .gif here) has spoken about his next game, a real-time strategy title called Close Castles, on the PlayStation Blog. In it, players will expand their kingd... read
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PSN Black Friday

PSN's Black Friday flash sale is a tad underwhelming


Where's the Vita love?
Nov 28
PlayStation Network has some great sales. In general, I mean. Not today. There are some sales, just not particularly great ones. They're a little disappointing, really, it being Black Friday and all. This "holiday" always giv... read
PS4 horror photo
PS4 horror

Grave is bringing its strange brand of survival horror to PS4


What are those even?
Nov 17
Grave, an unsettling desert survival horror game with shrieking boogeymen who stalk you at night, is headed to PlayStation 4 next year. I'm somehow only now hearing about this port. Broken Window Studios' modest Kickstarter ... read
PSN name change photo
PSN name change

I don't get Sony's excuse for why we can't change PSN names


To prevent griefing
Nov 17
The PlayStation 3 is eight years old today. That's a long time. If you had a kid when you first bought the PlayStation 3, it would be eight years old today!  Many of us differ from our eight-years-ago-selves, but So... read






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