2w ago - Qello Director of Communications Nicole Zeitzer Johnson announced that their concerts and music documentaries are now on PlayStation.
To quote: Want to turn your living room into a concert? Now you can. Your PS3 has just been upgraded with Qello, the world's largest collection of full-length HD concerts and music documentaries on demand. And we're coming to PS4 and PS Vita, too!
Qello (pronounced Kwello) has concerts for all music lovers to enjoy any time - from Beyonce and Madonna, to Jay-Z and Tupac, to the The Doors, Eric Clapton, Radiohead, Coldplay, One Direction, Blake Shelton, Queen, a ton of new indie bands, and so much more.
Thanks to deals with all the major labels and a host of other content providers, Qello's catalog spans the spectrum of music genres from the '20s to today. And it's constantly growing!
To celebrate Qello's launch on PS3 - and soon on PS Vita - we're giving away one PS Vita every week for 4 weeks. Every time you log into Qello on your PS3, you'll be entered to win a PS Vita!
Qello is also giving all PlayStation users a free All-Access Pass (subscription) for the first 15 days after you sign up. Then, for $4.99/month,...
4w ago - Sony Community Manager James Spafford is here with a new behind the scene video today spotlighting the music of Tearaway on PlayStation Vita.
To quote: Tearaway is out in just over a week and we can't wait for you to play it! To get you even more excited, take a little peek at the third video in our series looking at all the bits and bobs that make Tearaway the unique and special thing that it is.
This one will tell you all about the splendid sounds and music we made especially for the game, including a completely bespoke original score.
This very special soundtrack is inspired by all sorts of folklore and legends, and even features snippets of some sea shanties our Head of Audio Kenny Young wrote for the game, one of which made it into our Sogport trailer back in January.
If that doesn't make you want to ride a pig through a beautiful paper world we don't know what will.
You can get your hands on the Tearaway Original Soundtrack first with the Special Delivery Pre-Order Pack available both at your favorite retailer and on the PS Store for a limited time - so if you like what you hear, head over to the store and pre-order...
4w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Social Media Manager Elina Chen shared a video today which introduces the Video Unlimited Service and Music Unlimited Service on PlayStation 4 below.
To quote: We know you're excited to get your hands on the PlayStation 4. We're just as excited to show off what's new when it comes to the Video Unlimited service and Music Unlimited service.
What's new on the Video Unlimited service:
• Faster start times and quicker navigation
• Access to over 200,000 movies and TV episodes
• Instant streaming of new purchases that accounts for bandwidth to minimize buffering
• Cloud storage of all new purchases, eliminating hard drive clutter
• Past purchases will soon be available through cloud storage
• Social features that show what your friends have watched and rated
What's new on the Music Unlimited service:
• Completely redesigned user interface
• Enhanced discoverability to help you navigate our vast library of 22 million tracks
• High quality audio streaming for every song
• System-level integration that lets you play songs from your playlists while playing games, accessible through the mini-player that appears...
16w ago - Square-Enix Community Manager Lee Williams shared a video today showcasing the remastered music in Final Fantasy X HD on PlayStation 3 below.
To quote: You might have gathered that it's Gamescom week, so there have been lots of goodies coming in recently - like a lovely little trailer comparing some of the gameplay from the original Final Fantasy X with footage from the new HD Remaster version.
It shows off a sequence of battles, focusing on the Overdrive attacks. Check out the difference between SD and HD!
But the new thing we're showing off here, is the arranged version of the battle music!
It's worth pointing out that more than 60 tracks from the original Final Fantasy X soundtrack have been rearranged or remastered in HD audio in the new edition.
Excited much? The game's currently slated for launch this year, and will be available for PS3 and PS Vita. We'll have more soon, so keep checking back!
16w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Director of Music Services Anu Kirk announced today that Music Unlimited is getting amplified on the upcoming PS4 / PlayStation 4 console.
To quote: During E3, we mentioned that the Music Unlimited service would be available for PlayStation 4 at launch and today during Gamescom we revealed some great features we think you'll love.
The new Music Unlimited streaming service features a completely redesigned user interface that was specifically enhanced for PS4. It is faster, simple to use, and enables gamers to easily discover new artists and songs from the Music Unlimited global library of over 22 million songs.
Additionally, we added new features that many PlayStation gamers have requested. You will now be able to listen to music in the background while playing games and access Music Unlimited controls on the fly without completely exiting game play or other apps.
Simply press and hold the "PS" button on the DUALSHOCK 4 to access a pop up menu that will enable you to quickly pause or skip tracks, and adjust the volume.
Look for the Music Unlimited app when PS4 launches on November 15. Meanwhile, if you aren't a subscriber, don't miss the special Premium annual subscription offer available today for PlayStation Plus members and others....