16w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
The rumor going around Sumaru City is that if you call your own cell phone number, you will speak to the Joker, who will assassinate the person of your choice... and rumors in Sumaru City have a funny way of coming true.
On assignment with hip youth magazine Coolest, daring young reporter Maya Amano stumbles onto the Joker's trail at Seven Sisters High School.
A convergence of fate brings Maya, her roommate, and a police detective together in pursuit of the maniacal assassin. Will they awaken the power within before it's too late to stop the evil forces behind him?
Persona 2: Eternal Punishment comes to PSone classics on PSN. Enjoy this week The Drop.
Mud Fim Motocross: World Championship - Motocross is an off-road discipline that combines many key factors of sports such as passion, emotions, skills, thrills and adrenaline, offering an exclusive mix of excitement, glamour and fervid competition.
These elements, together with all the real tracks and riders, will be part of the official videogame. Straights, corners, jumps, slides: there is nothing smooth about Motocross but riders are there to...
16w ago - Recently a Sony patent was uncovered which may be used to detect pirated software though tracking video game load times.
Below are the details, to quote: "Sony has filed a new patent which may be useful in combating piracy.
The patent was filed by them way back in August 2011, and according to it, if the load times are not within the range they have set, the software could be flagged.
For the tech to be effective, a standard average load time has to be set–specific or range–and if any software that exceeds the time set, it will be easy to block it. This way of blocking games is a little impractical because sometimes drives may not function as expected due to wear and tear.
You can check out the description of the patent below.
For example, if an authentic game title is distributed exclusively on BDs having a total benchmark load time of 45 seconds on a game console BD drive, the acceptable range of load times could be from 40 to 50 seconds. Thus, a total measured title load time of 4 seconds would be outside of the acceptable range of total load times for a legitimate media type.
Seek time: In another example, if an authentic game title is distributed exclusively on flash drives...
17w ago - Sony PlayStation Store and Plus Content Manager Chris Howe has unveiled the PlayStation Plus March 2013 PS3 and PS Vita lineup below today for members.
To quote: Hi everyone! It's that time of the month again where we update you on all the new PlayStation Plus updates coming your way in March.
There are three new PS3 game and two for PS Vita in the line-up for March, as well as awesome titles such as F1 Race Stars, Quantum Conundrum and Wipeout 2048 that are already available.
Coming soon on PlayStation 3
We are very happy to announce that as of 6th March, for one month only, you can download acclaimed action RPG Mass Effect 3 as part of your PlayStation Plus subscription!
Developed by the very talented team at Bioware, this title completes the franchise in stunning form. The game plunges you into an all-out galactic war to take back earth from a terrifying enemy. It's truly a first class RPG experience so make sure you check it out.
And if that's not enough Mass Effect action for you, we've teamed up with our friends at publisher EA to offer great discounts on both Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3, for both Plus members and standard users. We'll confirm details shortly.
17w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PlayStation Store PS3 and PSN updates today, as follows:
Crysis 3 ($59.99)
Crysis 3 puts players in the role of Prophet, on a lone mission to save mankind. Wield the unique power of the Nanosuit and your signature Predator Bow to fight through human forces and devastating alien invaders. Master the unique sandbox environments of rainforest New York City. Featuring an extensive campaign and exciting multiplayer action.
ESRB: M // File Size: 5.5 GB
Urban Trial Freestyle ($14.99)
Don't miss the ultimate urban trial freestyle game for PlayStation Network! The city is your playground! Take to the streets on your freestyle trials bike, while dodging the police and using the urban landscape to pull spectacular tricks - backflips, 360s, wallrides, ollies, and more.
ESRB: E10+ // File Size: 474.6 MB
CAPCOM Arcade Cabinet (Free)
Capcom's pedigree arcade games are back! Take on players from around the world in 'score attack' and even play together with online co-op! (Only for titles that support this feature.) Check out these classic games, now loaded with a 'casual mode' geared towards newcomers and other new features....