117w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weekends PSN Video Store and Music updates, as follows:
New Releases features the summer blockbuster Thor featuring Chris Hemsworth (Star Trek) in the title role.
The mighty warrior is outcast by his father from his privileged life in Asgard and must adjust to a humbled life on Earth.
Natalie Portman (Black Swan), Tom Hiddleston (Midnight in Paris), Anthony Hopkins (The Wolfman) and Stellan Skarsgard (Angels & Demons) join the cast. You can even extend the action into the third dimension under Available in 3D.
You can catch the pilot episode of the hilarious new sitcom New Girl starring Zooey Deschanel ((500) Days of Summer) this week for free in TV Shows before the series premieres next week on Fox. The new girl Jess moves in with three single guys to revamp her life after her surprise breakup with her boyfriend.
99 cent Movie Rents continues in Rent Now, featuring awesome low prices for variety of titles including White Chicks, Joe Dirt, 13 Going on 30 and The Punisher. Just 99 cents in SD or $1.99 in HD!
Star War is being released yet again, so check out the great Space Spoofs available in Collections & Sales. Here you will find the great reimaginings of this classic film series by...
117w ago - Yesterday we reported on Sony's updated Terms of Service which included a clause to waive participating in new class action lawsuits against the corporation, and today VideoGameWriters.com notes how to opt-out of the new PSN TOS class action waiver while still being able to access PlayStation Network.
To quote: "However, as user ThinkWeak on Slashdot pointed out, there is a remedy written into the ToS for consumers who do not want to roll over for Sony.
On page 17 of the full Terms of Service, (section 15 paragraph 3), there is the following helpful information, capitalized to indicate that they are yelling at you for some reason:
RIGHT TO OPT OUT OF BINDING ARBITRATION AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER WITHIN 30 DAYS. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THE BINDING ARBITRATION AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER IN THIS SECTION 15, YOU MUST NOTIFY SNEI IN WRITING...
From the official Press Release, to quote: SCE to Provide Strong Support to Content Developers for PlayStation Suite With the Distribution of the Newly Developed Content Starting Next Spring
TOKYO, Sept. 14, 2011 - Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today announced that it will offer software development kits (SDK) for PlayStation Suite (PS Suite), called "PlayStation Suite SDK," *1 for content developers starting this November. PS Suite is an initiative solution to deliver the world of PlayStation to Android based portable devices.
According to the new Terms of Service Agreement (PDF File), those who continue to use PSN must essentially waive all rights to participate in new class action lawsuits against Sony and agree to resolve such matters on an individual basis only.
To quote: On September 15, 2011, Sony Network Entertainment America Inc. ("SNEA") will transfer its online services operations, including your wallet and the funds in it, to Sony Network Entertainment International LLC ("SNEI").
117w ago - As a follow-up to their Ceramic White 320GB PS3, today at the Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2011 Sony has unveiled new Scarlet Red and Splash Blue PS3 systems heading to Japan on November 17, 2011.
Below is the official Sony PlayStation 3 Press Release, and to quote from Examiner.com (linked above):
The new colors will also come with matching DualShock 3 metallic colors. Both consoles will be sold at 29,980 yen each (or approximately $389.81 in U.S. dollars) when they launch in Japan on November 17th.
Press Release: The new "Splash Blue" PS3 system comes in a fresh metallic blue color that resembles a splashing water or the ocean while the "Scarlet Red" PS3 comes in a vibrant metallic red color that resembles a glaring sun or a flame.
Matching perfectly with the PS3 system, DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller included in the bundle will also come in these special colors.
PlayStation 3 "Splash Blue" / "Scarlet Red"
Product name: PlayStation 3
Product code: CECH-3000B SB/ CECH-3000B SR
Release date: November 17, 2011