38w ago - Today Andy Stewart of Sony's PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates below, as follows:
Jawad is away on holiday this week so I am stepping in for him; please see below the content list for this week's update.
I am extremely busy today sorting out some PSOne deals for you due to the new PS Vita functionality announced earlier this week, so I do apologise for any delay in answering questions, but I'll leap in as soon as I can.
I know a lot of you were hoping for news on Counter Strike: Global Offensive but I'm afraid I've no new information to share today. Rest assured we'll update you as soon as possible.
Anyway, on with the show.
PlayStation Network New Content
Content may be added or removed, or move dates - please stay tuned to your weekly Store Update for the most up to date listings. Listed savings are approximate, based on SRP excluding Special Offer pricing and should be considered as a guide only.
Dungeon Twister (Trial & Unlock)
Two teams of adventurers with supernatural powers are locked up in the same dungeon. Only one team can walk out. Yours? Choose to flee or to fight...
51w ago - Sony Producer Kumi Yuasa has announced today that Inafune's next game Soul Sacrifice for PS Vita is coming to North America and Europe.
To quote: Hello everyone! I've got some great news. A few weeks ago, Soul Sacrifice for PS Vita was announced in Japan and I'm sure many of you are wondering about the status of a North American and European release.
I'm happy to announce that Soul Sacrifice is coming to North America and Europe! The legendary Keiji Inafune of Comcept is leading this project with MarvelousAQL, with Yasunori Mitsuda and Wataru Hokoyama working on the music and soundtrack.
The theme of this game is "reality blended experience." You may wonder what that means, exactly. In celebration of the announcement in North America, Inafune-san has kindly sent us a description along with his comments.
What I wanted to illustrate in this game was a "reality blended into a fantasy world." The word "fantasy" normally points to a story that is fictitious; however, with Soul Sacrifice I wanted to illustrate a "reality" within a fantasy that wasn't sugar-coated. It's not about focusing on the strange, but to flip the commonly held concept of what a fantasy theme should be with the concept...
131w ago - Update: As confirmed by many users now (including DJLO who posted the pictures below), along with stopping PSN gamesharing Sony has blocked PlayStation Network access for PS3 Debug (8002A212 Error) and PS3 JailBreak users who now are asked to update their console through a message prompt.
Just over a month ago PS3 JailBreak users had a PSN ban wave scare, and today a new PAN/Europe TOS update may indicate that Sony is finally planning to begin banning JailBroken PS3 consoles on PlayStation Network.
132w ago - SCEE European Product Manager Cristina Giuliano has confirmed today that the Zombie Apocalypse known as Dead Nation for PlayStation 3 is hitting PSN in Europe on December 1, and a day earlier on November 30, 2010 in North America.
To quote: Calling all zombie killers from across Europe: over the last few month we have been talking quite a lot about Dead Nation, the third-person shooter coming to PlayStation Network, revealing the game's innards trailer by trailer and limb by necrotic limb.
Lots of you have been asking when this game is coming out and I am very happy to finally give you a release date.
Get ready: the zombie apocalypse is happening in Europe on the 1st December, only on PlayStation Network.
The price will be €12.99 / £9.99.
In case you've had your head in a corpse and don't know what Dead Nation is, see all of the posts we have had on the game here.