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  • 18Sep

    Sony announces smaller & lighter PS3 at Tokyo Game Show

    Sony announced a new version of the Playstation 3 at Tokyo Game Show today. The new design will be a smaller form factor and available this holiday season. There will be three models at different storage sizes. One is 500G at $299, the next is 250 GB at $269 and the last is a newly added 12GB Flash Memory model (seems to be for Europe and PAL territories only). The 500GB will release on October 30th and the 250GB will release on September 25th. The weight of the new PS3 is about half of the first PS3 model. Sony also announced that Playstation Plus will be available for the PS Vita starting November of this year. PS Vita members with a Playstation Plus membership will get free games, discounts for select titles and other benefits. A variety of convenient PlayStation Plus subscription options will be available in each country and

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  • 17May

    2K Games and Gearbox announce Borderlands 2 Collector’s and Limited Editions

    Borderlands fans will be pleased to know that today 2K and Gearbox have announced that there will be two other options besides the standard edition of Borderlands 2: the Deluxe Vault Hunter’s Collector’s Edition and Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Edition. Both editions will be available for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. And what will come in these special editions? Borderlands 2: Deluxe Vault Hunter’s Collector’s Editon ($99.99) Marcus Kincaid bobblehead Inside the Vault: The Art & Design of Borderlands 2 hardbound book Collectible sticker set Map of Pandora digital comic download code and bonus downloadable in-game digital content Borderlands 2: Ultimate Loot Chest Limited Editon ($149.99) All of the items from the edition above Collectable scaled replica of the red loot chests found in Pandora Steel book case Creatures of Pandora wide-format ID chart lithograph postcard set field notes from Sir Hammerlock cloth map of Pandora and a numbered

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  • 30Apr

    God of War Ascension multiplayer announcement

    Last week we were invited to attend a screening by Sony where they revealed more details about God of War Ascension. The game has a single player story mode, but will include for the first time….multiplayer. The story itself takes place as a prequel. Finding out what made Kratos who he was. A main goal that the Sony team is trying to achieve is that they are working to push the Playstation 3 to it’s limits. Adding to the game, they have created a new combat and soul system where players can upgrade their skills and weapons. Follow

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  • 19Apr

    ‘God of War: Ascension’ officially announced

    Over on PlayStation.Blog, Todd Papy’s announced just what Sony’s Santa Monica Studios has been working on — a God of War prequel titled God of War: Ascension — and that he’s the director. He also posted the reveal trailer, so take a look at that below. On April 30, Todd will answer questions about the game from Twitter followers during a special livestreaming event. Just follow and tweet at @PlayStation with a #godofwarascension hashtag. If they choose your question, you get a signed poster. Not too bad of a deal, really. Follow

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  • 10Apr

    ‘Persona 3: FES’ is now downloadable on PSN

    On PlayStation.Blog yesterday, Atlus PR Manager Aram Jabbari announced Persona 3: FES as the next PlayStation 2 Classic title coming to PlayStation Network. The FES version of the game adds a special hard mode, new Personas, a new Social Link, new weapon system, new nighttime events and more. It also includes “The Answer,” which deals with events after the original game’s end. The game is available for $9.99 starting today.   Follow

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  • 13Mar

    Take a walk with the makers of ‘Journey’

    Our lives intersect in the real world, and also in thatgamecompany’s Journey. Here’s a developer diary about the game, out today on PSN. Follow

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  • 24Feb

    ‘Killzone 3′ launches standalone multiplayer next week

    On the latest edition of the PlayStation Blogcast, the crew revealed that a standalone version of Killzone 3‘s multiplayer is on the way. What’s more is that this version of the game’s multiplayer is, in essence, free-to-play. It’s a free download, with a level cap, and if you want to unlock the “full” experience, that’s $14.99. The game will be available for download this Tuesday. Will this set a precedent for other games? If this is successful, will we see other games’ multiplayer modes become available without purchasing the entire game? It could definitely make the FPS market look a lot more interesting. Follow

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  • 23Feb

    ‘Jet Grind Radio’ shredding its way to XBLA and PSN

    It didn’t take much to let the whole world know that Jet Grind Radio, the Dreamcast classic, is on its way back. SEGA released a short video clip today that was a bit light on the content, but really…only one thing mattered. One logo, right at the end, has seemingly confirmed the game’s eventual arrival on downloadable services. The only potential issue here is that licensing the music might not happen (remember, that happened with Crazy Taxi and the game wasn’t quite the same). Now, if only we could get original Xbox exclusive Jet Set Radio Future, I would be right as rain. Watch the teaser below. Follow

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  • 13Feb

    ‘Super Stardust’ Bundle on Day One

    The Vita is getting its own rendition of a popular galactic arcade shooter and DLC pack to boot. Super Stardust Delta launches on Sony Entertainment Network on Feb. 15, along with a ‘Blast Pack’. Super Stardust Delta is getting all new modes, crush, disc slide, orbit bomber, rock and roll and tucker blast their way onto the Vita. The game has been modified to feature Vita’s controls with the front and rear touchscreens used to launch missiles, create black holes, and cause shockwaves through space. The game and DLC is available at launch for $9.99 and $8.00 respectively. The DLC comes with additional game modes, if the game and ‘Blast Pack’ are bought together you save three dollars, costing $14.99 instead of $17.99. Follow

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  • 06Feb

    Your PSN account is getting renamed

    On February 7, AKA “tomorrow,” your PlayStation Network account is having a bit of a procedure done. At least it’s one you don’t have to pay for — an update to Sony’s Terms of Service, User Agreement and Privacy Policy will change the name of your account from a “PlayStation Network” account to one on the “Sony Entertainment Network.” See? All cosmetic. But there are a few more changes in the ToS that you’ll want to keep an eye on. Here they are, provided by Sony in convenient list form. New terms for parents of minor, subaccount holders regarding the limitations of chat parental controls. Your reacceptance of the Terms of Service and User Agreement and Privacy Policy affirms your consent to the sharing of your child’s data that may occur if your child utilizes certain communication functionalities on PlayStation devices such as PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita systems. New

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