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PlayStation Home is dead

PlayStation Home, a virtual world where PlayStation gamers could meet, socialize and not do much else, passed away today in the early hours of the morning. There was no fanfare, no special goodbye, just a gentle passing on. Slated for 8am i...

 
 
 
 
 
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Sony to shutter PlayStation Home in Japan and Asia

PlayStation Home is being snuffed out in Japan and the rest of Asia next year. SCEJA will no longer sell virtual items for the service after September 24, and will close Home's doors for good in March 2015. Speaking with Game Informer, a Pl...

 
 
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Hey! You can buy a Mr Destructoid helmet for your Xbox Avatar

You may recall about a year-and-a-half ago, when we unveiled the Destructoid line of merchandise for your Xbox Live Avatars. At the time, the biggest request was that we get a Mr Destructoid helmet to join the cool shirts and hoodies and st...

 
 
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Contest: Win a PSN gift card and some Star Trek swag!

[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 Generation items for...

 
 
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TGS: Amazing Farm takes next-gen gardening to new heights

I never thought I'd see a gardening game better than Odin Sphere, Waking Mars, or Harvest Moon, but Amazing Farm may just be it. Holy crap. Sitting on benches with gardening gnomes, talking to plants, and having a plant dance party with yo...

 
 
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E3: No Man's Land pushes PlayStation Home to its limit

At E3 this week, Sony showed off their latest free-to-play release for PlayStation Home called -- w-w-wait, come back! Okay, I know PlayStation Home isn't the first place you go when you're looking for a new cover-based multiplayer shooter...

 
 
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Get your FREE Destructoid t-shirt for PlayStation Home

PlayStation Home's big relaunch kicks off today, and we've got something for you to wear to the celebration. You can check out Home's redesign, new genre-based districts, and new games in a Destructoid t-shirt! Recognize this shirt? Yep, i...

 
 
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PlayStation Home relaunch games revealed, coming Nov 3

Earlier this year we spoke with PlayStation Home Director Jack Buser to find out what we could expect with the relaunch of PlayStation Home. That relaunch is set for tomorrow, and now we have details on the games you'll find in Home. I...

 
 
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Sony wants indies to come Home

Sony continues its efforts to revitalize PlayStation Home. With its redesign imminent Sony is trying to drum up more interest in Home's indie content. That might be a good thing, since until just now I didn't know such things existed on Hom...

 
 
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PlayStation Home welcomes movie makers

I'm not sure if there's crazy stuff going on in PlayStation Home that most of the world is not privy to, but if there is we're sure to find out now that Sony has released a new video capture tool. The Loot Active Camera gives users control ...

 
 
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Get excited! PS Home 1.55 out this Thursday

Yes! The highly anticipated Update 1.55 is making is finally making its way to PlayStation Home this week. The patch not only features essential fixes like updates to the wardrobe and furniture browser, but other generic enhancements&n...

 
 
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PlayStation Home gets a major overhaul this fall

PlayStation Home will see big changes later this year. Sony is working to overhaul the focus completely, changing Home from a virtual world experience to a game world, pushing it forward as a social games platform. Last week I spoke with Pl...

 
 
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Dead Island infects PlayStation Home

In what may be the most exciting PlayStation Home related news in living memory (topping even the announcement of Home itself), Dead Island publisher Deep Silver has announced that the upcoming zombie-survival/First person melee title will ...

 
 
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Irem removing pretty much all of its content from PSN

If you absolutely need an R-Type game on your PSP Go, your window of opportunity is rapidly closing. Irem is removing almost all of its content from the PlayStation Network, meaning eight PSP games and four PS1 games will no longer be purch...

 
 
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Sony: Only the most hardcore gamers use PlayStation Home

Sony has claimed that only the most hardcore PS3 gamers use PlayStation Home. That sounds like a failure, given the services casual, Second Life-esque dressing, but if Sony wants to spin the fact that a comparatively small demogra...

 
 
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PlayStation Home gets a virtual Ford showroom

The first car dealer virtual showroom (they say) is coming to PlayStation Home. Ford Motor Compay has just launched their showroom in Home for North America, and in it you can check out cars like the Edge and Fiesta. The Ford showroom is fu...

 
 
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Half a million hits for PS Home during E3 2011

Sony saw how great the turnout was last year for their PlayStation Home virtual E3 booth, so they did it again this year. It was a success, with over 500,000 users popping in to check out what Sony has in store for us in the coming years, s...

 
 
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Sony E3 press conference and booth in PlayStation Home

If you can't make it to the real E3 you can at least virtually visit the Sony's booth. You'll also be able to virtually attend the press conference. All of this will be possible in PlayStation Home next week, says Sony.  On Monday, Jun...

 
 
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Sony wants you to give PS Home another chance

If you have a moderately high IQ, there's a good chance that you've tried PlayStation Home, deduced that it's a vapid waste of space, and promptly deleted it from your PS3 hard drive. Sony, however, hasn't given up on the poor man's Second ...

 
 
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NASA + Sony: Watch shuttle launch on PlayStation Home

Tonight at 4:50 p.m. EST Space Shuttle Discovery will launch into space. This is the first time you'll be able to participate in a sort of social launch using your PS3.  The launch will go social in PlayStation Home. Users will be able...

 
 
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Japan's PlayStation Home gets a Disgaea 4 space

Dood, Prinnys and all! Disgaea goes Home with this new space for the 4th game. Japanator reports that the space is filled with mini games and various Disgaea themed items. The best one has to be the "Teku Teku Prinny" item, a little Prinny ...

 
 
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7-Eleven offers exclusive LBP2, Killzone 3 and Home DLC

Sony fans are about to get one step closer to a heart attack with word that 7-Eleven is offering up exclusive downloadable content for LittleBigPlanet 2, Killzone 3 and PlayStation Home in exchange for Slurpee purchases.  Each speciall...

 
 




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