281w ago - Per Grace Chen (Senior Manager, PLAYSTATION Store) today:
PS3 Store Sale:
Summer 08 Game Sale
For one week, the following titles will be offered for $4.99 (regularly priced at $9.99)
High Velocity Bowling
High Stakes on the Vegas Strip: Poker Edition
Rocketmen: Axis of Evil
Siren: Blood Curse (3 bundles of 4 episodes @ $14.99/ea & full game SKU for $39.99)
An American TV crew has arrived in Japan to film an expose on the legend of the "vanished village," only to find themselves caught in a deadly series of events. Controlling seven different playable characters, the player must uncover the mystery behind the curse that grips the eerie village of Hanuda. Intense graphics, realistic character animation, and a gritty film-like graphical presentation add to the horror of Siren: Blood Curse.
ESRB Rated M
File sizes: Episodes 1 - 12 (8.91 GB), Episodes 1 - 4 (2.95 GB), Episodes 5 - 8 (2.79 GB), Episodes 9 -12 (3.16 GB)
1942: Joint Strike ($9.99)
Based on the popular arcade series, 1942: Joint Strike combines classic top-down shooting with amazing 3D HD graphics. Maneuver aircraft carriers to take on waves of enemy fire and face off with huge enemy...
281w ago - 0komp0 has posted a video on YouTube showing his European PS3 connected to gain access to Sony's US Video Store. He hasn't tried purchasing any content yet, and the video below is just to show that it is possible for Europeans to access the Video Store.
To quote: After watching E3 live via a friends stream I heard about the New Video Store for PS3 Owners. It sounded amazing and I planned to purchase content. However the days past and the news comes that its not available to us EU-based PS3 owners!
Here is a proof of concept video to show it can be accessed from other countries. Thanks for screwing us EU users AGAIN SONY!!!
282w ago - Once again, per Grace Chen (Senior Manager, PLAYSTATION Store):
PS1 Classics for PS3/PSP:
In the world of Rayman, people live in peace and harmony with nature, and the Great Protoon maintains the balance of the universe. One fateful day, Mr. Dark steals the Great Protoon and defeats Betilla the Fairy, plunging the whole world into darkness. It's up to Rayman to defeat Mr. Dark and restore balance to the universe in this classic platforming game.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 97 MB
Elefunk - Free Demo, or Purchase ($4.99)
Use your construction skills to save elephants from a dangerous fall! In the new puzzle game Elefunk, your elephants must traverse 20 levels of ravines, rivers, fire pits and swamps - and they'll only get across if you strengthen the structures correctly with metal, wood and rope. It's real construction with realistic physics and three different game modes: Time Attack, Puzzle, and Deconstruction. Get building today!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 408 MB
Game Demos (Free):
NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja Storm Playable Demo
Experience the stunning Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm demo! Duel against your friends or test your ninja skills against CPU controlled opponents! Engage...
282w ago - The video download service is now live! It is accessible to all North American consumers through the PlayStation Store, either via PC or PlayStation 3. As mentioned previously, content purchased is fully portable, meaning you can playback these videos on both your PS3 and PSP.
Downloading will be not permitted outside the Authorized Term. In addition, once the Video Content has been downloaded from PSN, you will not be able to download it again for any reason without purchase of another copy.
On the rental side, you have 14 days to view the purchase and 24 hours to watch it after its first viewing.
For those who missed it, here is a PlayStation Video Store FAQ from earlier today:
What is the PS Video Store?
Available on the PS3, it allows you to choose over a variety of TV Shows and Movies to rent in either SD or High Definition. You can also purchase SD content to keep forever. Rentals last 14 days with a grace period of 24 hours once the content has started playing.
What systems can use it?
Available on the PS3, and also available to transfer directly to the PSP. You can also browse the store via PC for use on your PSP. Remote Play viewing is not available for downloaded content via Store purchases or rentals; the videos...