118w ago - Today Andy Stewart of the European Playstation Store Team has revealed some special offers available this week, as follows:
Hello everybody and welcome once again to the PlayStation Store Special Offers Update. A couple of weeks ago we launched the PSP Power Sale, bringing you some great PSP games at discounted prices.
Well now its time for the second part of the PSP Power Sale, but what does that mean? New games!! That's what.
Now there is one game on this list I have to give a special shout out too and that is the eagerly awaited Persona 3 Portable. We have been waiting for this game release for quite a bit in the EU and because of that, the publishers have agreed to a 2 week discount for this game on the day of release. So don't miss out and get your copy now to take advantage of this discount.
We also have some other great games available and some of you will notice that games you requested last week on the blog are now in the sale. So don't be scared to make a request and get involved.
Anyway that's enough chit-chat for now, see the content available below for you from the 7th September to the 21st September. Enjoy!
118w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for this week today, as follows:
Arm yourself with the PlayStation Move and a pair of 3D glasses and join the resistance when Insomniac Games drops Resistance 3 on PS3 this week.
Naughty Dog combines their award winning greatest hits titles; UNCHARTED: Drake's Fortune and UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves, on a single blu-ray, to help all new (and current) Nathan Drake fans catch up on his previous two adventures before they embark on UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception.
Greek mythology's man in white and lover of war, gets ahead of himself and dishes out a PSN demo for God of War: Origins, continuing our first party domination this week. Dead Island, Bloodrayne: Betrayal, a quintuple of minis and a PSone Japan import, is the barbecue sauce on your succulent PlayStation ribs this Labor Day weekend. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
Resistance 3 (3D and PS Move Support) - America is lost. Four years after the epic conclusion of Resistance 2, dishonorably discharged Sentinel Joseph Capelli is in hiding from the invading Chimeran menace with a pocket of survivors, including his new wife and young son.
118w ago - Today Sony confirmed that their upcoming PlayStation Suite Tablet is set for a September 2011 release at a hefty price of $500 retail.
To quote from ShackNews.com (linked above): "Sony will be releasing the first of its PlayStation Suite-compatible tablets in September, the company has announced. The Tablet S will release in September, starting at $499 for the 16GB model.
A 32GB model will also be available for $599. The device will be able to download and play PlayStation games, with customizable controls for ease of use.
GamesIndustry.biz reports that the Tablet P, a clam-shell design with two smaller screens, will follow in November. As previously announced, both are Android-powered with 3G capabilities. The Tablet S includes one 9.4-inch screen, while the P sports two 5.5-inch screens.
"We want to prove it's not who makes it first that counts, but who makes it better," said Sony president Howard Stringer at the IFA conference."
118w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Arne Meyer has confirmed today alongside a video that the Uncharted Greatest Hits DualPack will be making its way to stores on September 6, 2011.
To quote: We're about two months away from the release of UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception and what better way to get caught up with the series than to play Nathan Drake's first two adventures - UNCHARTED: Drake's Fortune and UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves. To help you do just that, we're announcing the UNCHARTED Greatest Hits Dual Pack.
Launching in North America on September 6th (that's less than a week away!), the pack includes the Greatest Hits versions of both UNCHARTED: Drake's Fortune and UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves - Game of the Year Edition for only $39.99.
The Dual Pack is also packed to the brim with bonus content, including a "Super Voucher" containing all of the DLC content from the UNCHARTED 2 GOTY Edition, as well as two DLC items from UNCHARTED 3 - the UNCHARTED 3 Announcement Nathan Drake PSN Avatar and the UNCHARTED 3 Announcement Dynamic Theme!
To help formally announce the Dual Pack, check out the...
121w ago - Sony of Japan has announced the release of a PlayStation-branded HDMI cable for the PS3 entertainment system.
It is currently scheduled to arrive on September 8, 2011 for a price of 1,800 yen ($23.41 USD) for a 2.0m cable and 3,000 yen ($39.04 USD) for a 3.0m cable.
Below is the official Press Release: SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT JAPAN TO RELEASE HDMI CABLE (2.0m) FOR PLAYSTATION 3
Available on September 8, 2011, at a Recommended Retail Price of 1,800 yen (including tax)
Tokyo, Aug 8, 2011- Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), a division of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. responsible for business operation in Japan, today announced that it will release a HDMI Cable (2.0m) for PlayStation 3 (PS3) on September 8, 2011, at a recommended retail price (RRP) of 1,800 yen (including tax).
This High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) cable supports High-Speed standard, which enables fast transmission of large capacity signals such as high definition images as well as those data with increased color depths. This HDMI also adopts high standard cable and highly reliable and durable 24K gold-plated connectors, most appropriate for fast transmission of digital AV data.