295w ago - The "Inside Whispers" section of the Official PlayStation Magazine has provided the following rumors:
- Bite sized episodic gaming will hit the PlayStation Store "before the end of the year"
- Heavenly Sword 2 will take place 10 years after original and feature a male lead character
- In-game XMB functionality will be ready in time for summer
- Ready at Dawn devs are now working on a PS3 exclusive
- The bizarre Linger In Shadows, complete with flying dogs and deadly black smoke, will be a PSN download
301w ago - According to Ray Maguire, the head of Sony Computer Entertainment's UK operation, a feature labeled as in-game communication is due out this summer for the PlayStation 3, along with Firmware Update 2.4.
To quote: Our momentum will continue with the introduction of in-game communication in the summer, Firmware Update 2.4 and the strongest line-up of games through our third party partners and our own studios. I'd personally like to thank our trade and business partners for helping us on the start of the PS3 journey.
No further details were provided. However, we presume that this means PS3 owners will soon be able to chat with people on their PSN friends list while playing a game. A feature many of us have been waiting for.
302w ago - Sony has announced plans to bring a new red, God of War themed PSP bundle over to North America at the Destination PlayStation retail trade show.
The bundle will include God of War: Chains of Olympus, a UMD copy of Superbad, and a voucher good for a free copy of PSN title Syphon Filter: Combat Ops.
Scheduled for a release in June, the God of War PSP bundle is expected to retail at $199.99.
Press Release: SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA TO UNLEASH KRATOS IN LIMITED-EDITION GOD OF WARÂ® PSPÂ® ENTERTAINMENT PACK
Package Includes "Deep Red" PSP with Kratos Silkscreen, God of WarÂ®: Chains of Olympus, Superbad on UMD Video and Voucher to Download Syphon FilterÂ®: Combat Ops
Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) today announced the God of WarÂ® PSPÂ® (PlayStationÂ®Portable) Entertainment Pack, a limited-edition offering that celebrates the debut of the best-selling God of War franchise on PSP. This special bundle will feature a limited-edition "Deep Red" PSP with the God of War himself, Kratos, silkscreened on the back of the unit; the highly anticipated God of WarÂ®: Chains of Olympus game; the hit comedy movie from Columbia Pictures, Superbad, on UMD™ (Universal Media Disc); and a PLAYSTATIONÂ®Network voucher to download the Syphon FilterÂ®: Combat...