8w ago - Today Microsoft spokesman Major Nelson has confirmed plans to officially reveal the next-generation XBox video gaming console at an event to be hosted on May 21st, 2013.
Below are the details, to quote: On Tuesday May 21st, we’ll mark the beginning of a new generation of games, TV and entertainment. On that day, we’ll be holding a special press event on the Xbox campus and we invite you to join us via the live global stream that will be available on Xbox LIVE and Xbox.com. If you are in the US or Canada, you can also watch the broadcast on Spike TV.
On that day, we’ll share our vision for Xbox, and give you a real taste of the future. Then, 19-days later at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, we’ll continue the conversation and showcase our full lineup of blockbuster games.
We are thrilled to pull back the curtain and reveal what we’ve been working on.
A New Generation Revealed
Xbox Campus, Redmond WA
Tuesday, May 21st at 1p ET/10a PT/17:00 GMT (timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=%23XboxReveal&iso=20130521T10&p1=234&ah=1)
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64w ago - Atlus Manager of Public Relations and Sales Aram Jabbari has announced today that their reVITAlized PSP price drop event is now live on PSN.
To quote: We (the fine people at Atlus) are dropping prices on our PlayStation Store library of PSP system titles, not unlike the PS Vita's undocumented ability to drop smaller articles of sub-clothing. We're calling it...
Want to own the complete PSP Persona collection, including Persona 3 Portable, which is tied for the second-best-reviewed PSP game of ALL TIME, according to Gamerankings.com?
It is now far more affordable to do so. Also getting a drop in price is the very recent Persona 2: Innocent Sin, a stunning handheld remake of one our company's most highly anticipated games!
Always been a fan of Sting's series of Dept Heaven RPG and SRPG genre-benders? Perhaps you've always been curious to see how Knights in the Nightmare, with its incredibly novel blend of tactical roleplaying and bullet-hell action, looks and plays?
Well, for less than half the price of a new console game, you can own every PSP Dept Heaven game we've ever released (which should set you up nicely for the upcoming June release of Gungnir for PSP, the next entry in the acclaimed series).
98w ago - Sony Digital Distribution Manager Pierre Gravereau has announced news today of a new annual PSN event called PLAY, which will deliver action games with special bonuses to participants.
To quote: We're excited to introduce a new PlayStation Network event: PLAY. PLAY is a brand-new annual program, where we're bringing you four of the season's hottest PlayStation Network action titles.
With every purchase of a PLAY title in the PlayStation Store throughout the duration of the program, you'll receive a separate piece of DLC for each game, plus a new theme with every pre-order.
If these incentives aren't enough, if you're 18 years or older and purchase all four PLAY titles in the PlayStation Store, you'll get a voucher code for PAYDAY: The Heist as a bonus gift. And, PlayStation Plus subscribers will get an automatic 20% off every purchase.
Pre-orders will be available for all four PLAY titles starting next week on August 9 in the PlayStation Store. Remember, in order to qualify to receive PAYDAY: The Heist as a bonus gift, your purchases must be made by September 19, 2011.
PlayStation Network PLAY is going to be an annual program. Here is the 2011 line-up:
August 23: The PLAY program kicks off with Capcom's highly-anticipated Street...
107w ago - With PSN restored, Sony is cranking out the updates today including news from SCEA Associate Product Marketing Manager Chuck Lacson that the InFamous 2 PS3 demo is out now with midnight sales and MLG Event details below.
To quote: Well, here is some good news -- the demo is available now on the PlayStation Store! Finally you can get a taste of Cole's new adventure and sample the incredible action you'll be experiencing in inFAMOUS 2.
Play a mix of story missions and side quests and navigate New Marais with Cole's new parkour skills as well as explore missions from dual karmic sides, as both good and evil Cole. Face enemies with Cole's electrical powers, his new Amp melee weapon, and conjure the incredibly powerful Ionic Vortex! Just visit the PlayStation Store and download it today.
Walmart Exclusive Retail Pack-in DLC and Gift with Purchase
For those of you who need more than the demo to get your inFAMOUS fix, Walmart stores all over the country will be open at midnight on June 6th.
So not only can you get a leg up on hitting Platinum before anyone else, and get an early start creating your own inFamous level with the new UGC features, you can score an exclusive inFAMOUS poster with your inFAMOUS 2 purchase at participating 24-hour Walmart stores...
113w ago - Sony's PS Home Community Specialist GlassWalls has announced the arrival of PlayStation Home version 1.5 update with the addition of a Sodium Personal Space and an Aurora War Event.
To quote: PlayStation Home will be taken offline this evening for our weekly content publish.
While this downtime will occur approximately 24 hours earlier than what you have become accustomed to per our regular schedule, when the doors are re-opened on the morning of Wednesday, April 20th, you'll find that PlayStation Home will be updated to version 1.5 and will, in turn, be bigger and better than ever before.
PlayStation Home v1.5 was developed with one singular goal in mind: high-quality games. The 1.5 update will introduce a suite of new technology for developers with tools that will provide their future games with real-time multiplayer, improved physics, as well as more realistic graphics and animations.
PlayStation Home v1.5 is packed with tools and features that will enable developers to expand the types of games possible on the platform - from first-person shooters with real-time, peer-to-peer multiplayer to racing games and more.
Also coming with v1.5 are more avatar save slots (24!), new facial building features, better furniture management, various graphical tweaks...