129w ago - Sony Associate Editor Nathan Ditum has shared details on FirstPlay Episode 35 today, which arrives on PSN this Wednesday!
To quote: It's somehow almost Christmas, even though it feels like about a week since I didn't really get anything I wanted last year ("A whisk! Thanks, darling") and I haven't yet filled my amazon wishlist with expensive boxsets I'll never have time to watch.
But it does mean that FirstPlay is experiencing its first ever December, with episode 35 hitting the store on Wednesday the 1st.
The big news this week is that, to celebrate the release of the actually rather good Def Jam Rapstar, we sent Official PlayStation Magazine's foolishly game news editor Rachel Weber to become a real rapper under the tutelage of hip hop up-and-comer XO man. See how she got on in our exclusive feature.
We also do our square-jawed damnedest to catch up on all the games of 2010 we've not reviewed so far, including Rock Band 3, DJ Hero 2, PDC World Championship Darts (whoo!) and a big slice of Assassin's Creed Brotherhood.
We also take a look at blockbusting marvel Inception on Blu-ray, show you how we got on with our first hour on Killzone 3's multiplayer, countdown our favourite local co-op games (that's splitscreen and screensharing, rather...
130w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has revealed that popular shows including Top Gear from BBC America officially debut today on PSN.
To quote: A lot of us around here are big fans of Top Gear, the wildly popular and Emmy award-winning BBC show that features a group of men doing exciting, interesting and potentially dangerous test drives of cars in different environments.
Now, we are excited to announce the U.S. version of "Top Gear" is making its debut in the PlayStation Network Video Store today. And, for the next two weeks, you can download and enjoy the first episode for free, offering a great segue to today's launch of Gran Turismo 5.
This is all part of a new television content offering from the BBC, making classic and current seasons of popular TV shows from BBC AMERICA available on the PlayStation Network. Each week, the "Video" section of the PlayStation Store will add additional BBC AMERICA programming, including "Top Gear," "Doctor Who," the channel's record setting science fiction series featuring the eccentric galactic protector, "Being Human," the popular supernatural drama featuring a trio of friends who happen to be a vampire, a...
130w ago - Sony Hardware Marketing Director John Koller has unveiled some great Black Friday PSP and PSPgo deals today for those seeking to pick up a handheld this holiday season.
To quote: The holidays are fast approaching and we know that price and value is something everyone will be conscious about this season.
Over the last year, we've been able to deliver some amazing values to you through our PSP Entertainment Packs, which bring together everything you will need to experience the PSP platform.
We've offered bundles for a broad range of great titles including Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, KINGDOM HEARTS Birth By Sleep, Madden NFL 11, Invizimals, and God of War: Ghost of Sparta.
This Friday, November 26th, we're very excited to bring you two new fantastic offerings for the PSP-3000 and PSPgo systems. Available at retailers nationwide, the Black Friday PSP and PSPgo bundles are your all-access passes to the most immersive and engaging handheld gaming, available at an incredible value.
For the PSP-3000 Fans The PSP Holiday Pack ($129.99 MSRP) offers the magic of Little Big Planet, a great movie and memory - as well as a PSP-3000 all for one great price. It includes:
• Piano Black PSP-3000 system
• LittleBigPlanet game...
130w ago - As a follow-up to our previous article, today Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Producer Jeremy Ray has detailed Sports Champions for PlayStation Move by the numbers.
To quote: It's been just about two months since PlayStation Move introduced true 1-to-1 table tennis, archery, and gladiator dueling to your living room.
The team worked really hard at making Sports Champions easy to play for everyone, while still making sure it has loads of challenge and depth for all you hardcore enthusiasts.
You have played and played and played, in volumes way beyond our best expectations. So with the initial server shock faded, we can look fondly at our launch past.
Check out some of the cool global stats we put together for some insider information on what your competition has been up to over the first month of play. We've also recently released a new Reverse Course DLC, but more on than in a bit.
First, the numbers:
As mentioned earlier, the Reverse Course DLC is also now available on the Playstation Store. If you are hungry for more Disc Golf content this is definitely for you. We've taken all 18 holes and re-worked them for a fresh new...
130w ago - Sony's VP of Network Operations Americas Eric Lempel has announced today that PSP System Software update version 6.35 is now available which supports Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity along with Media Go updates incoming.
For those unaware, according to Wololo this update patches the Hot Shots Golf exploit.
To quote: The next PSP (PlayStation Portable) system software update (v6.35) is coming soon.
This is a minor update that prepares your PSP system for the upcoming launch of "Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity" - a new, cloud-based, digital music service from Sony that will give music lovers access to millions of songs stored and synchronized through the cloud.