83w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates below, as follows:
Hi Everyone - It's a good day to be a PlayStation gamer.
Not only do we get to celebrate the release of Starhawk as well as the news that all future Starhawk map packs will be free (watch this space for when they'll be dropping), we also see a ton of great content arriving on the PlayStation Store!
We start off today's update with the PSN exclusive Datura. Playable with PlayStation Move or your DualShock 3 controller, this adventure will get you immersed into the game's unique experimental narrative and original way of interaction. Experience the world not only visually but also exploration.
In DATURA, the player will experience an incredibly unique scenario. As you play DATURA, you find yourself in a forest. As you explore this environment, you will be presented with different scenarios in which you have to make a choice, which will determine your end result.
It's an unforgettable journey brought to you by at Plastic ("Linger in Shadows") and Santa Monica Studio. PlayStation Plus subscribers will also be able to pick this title up at a 20% discount ($7.99 PS Plus price).
84w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates below, as follows:
Hi Everyone - It's a banner week for the PlayStation Store with the debut of great new titles, an out of this world PlayStation Plus update, the return of some treasured classics and much more.
Make your first stop this week with Awesomenauts. PlayStation Plus subscribers know from last week's May preview that this title is free this month starting today!
This colorfully action packed 2D online multiplayer battler with split-screen gameplay drops you in frantic online environments.
Unlock loads of new abilities and characters for your arsenal, get in on the co-op action and storm the online arenas in Awesomenauts! Read up more on the game in PlayStation.Blog's post with tons of info and screens from the game.
Then power up your PS Vita and download Mortal Kombat.
Featuring the same over the top combat and fidelity from the console release, this version brings all-new PS Vita exclusive content (kontent?) like 150 new Challenge Tower missions that incorporate the DLC characters (like Freddy Krueger!), while also integrating the front touchscreen and accelerometer in ways that...
84w ago - Following up on the recent rumor of PSOne game emulation support for PS Vita, today PlayStation Vita hacker The_Zett has made available a decrypted Flash0 dump of the PSP emulator for PS Vita which includes the kernel / user keys.
An unknown VITA developer shared some interesting files, a little hint - PSP emulator and f0
From The Z on PlayStation Vita developer wololo's forum (linked above) on the release, to quote:
An unknown Vita developer has shared an interesting link some hours ago, which contains a full dump of the flash0 of the vita psp emulator - Including the kermit modules and the psvita kernel keys!
This dump can lead some professional Vita developers to kernel access, which will give us the ability to play nearly every homebrew. Backup launcher could be possible as well, but for these ones a high rank developer would be needed for programming it.
The developer says that he shared the files because...
84w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the upcoming week today!
To quote: This week's The Drop returns with a gang busters of games on PS Vita, PSN and PS3 - including PSone and PS2 classic gems. Mortal Kombat on PS Vita brings the PS3 experience and uppercuts it straight onto the palm of yours hands.
Packed with an exclusive PS Vita challenge tower, classic character costumes and all four DLC kombatants.
Hardcore FPS fans will be served with a three main entrees of destruction with Battlefield 2: Bad Company, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Both Call of Duty titles come fully packaged with DLC content, and all three FPS juggernauts are PS3 digital downloads.
On a special note, make sure to return tomorrow morning at 8 AM PST, and join God of War: Ascension game director Todd Papy, and our very own Jeff Rubenstein for a special live-stream event, straight from Sony Santa Monica Studios. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
Mortal Kombat (Digital and GameCard) - After centuries of Mortal Kombat, Emperor Shao Kahn has finally defeated Raiden and his allies. Faced with...
84w ago - Today Community Manager Ross Brierley at Ghostlight has announced that they will be releasing Fate / Extra for Sony's PlayStation Portable handheld video game console with details below.
To quote: Today I'm here to talk to you about Ghostlight's latest JRPG release, Fate/EXTRA.
Developed by Imagepooch and TYPE-MOON, Fate/EXTRA is an epic PSP title set in a parallel universe to that of the hugely popular Japanese visual novel Fate/Stay Night.
At first glance, Fate/EXTRA appears to be set inside a Japanese high school. However, it soon becomes clear that something far stranger is at work, as the school itself is in fact an elaborate computer simulation designed as a battleground in the fight for the Holy Grail, a powerful artefact which will grant the victor's desire.
The students themselves are either mages seeking the grail, or merely NPCs created to ensure the smooth running of the tournament.
Summoning legendary heroes from the depths of the past (called 'Servants') to battle alongside them, the mages must battle each other to be the one to claim the Grail. But the stakes are high and only death awaits those who fall in battle.
Fate/EXTRA also features a truly original battle system, which, despite being simple to learn, has real depth...