130w ago - Today Ro Hernandez of the PlayStation Store Team has unveiled details on their PlayStation Network 'Stock Up for Winter' sale to help gamers get prepped for the holidays.
To quote: With Thanksgiving and the winter break quickly approaching, it's time to escape the cold and curl up with some of your favorite PSN titles.
The PlayStation Network team is celebrating the holiday season with some great deals on PS3, PSP, and minis titles.
But you'll need to act quickly, as the PlayStation Network "Stock Up for Winter Sale" is only available for one week - November 23-29!
Headlining the Thanksgiving sale is highly acclaimed PlayStation exclusives, Joe Danger and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker. Joe Danger, developed by the four-man studio Hello Games, released earlier this summer and is what IGN calls "one of the most polished, full-featured, and downright fun games available on the PS3."
Peace Walker brought the award-winning Kojima series to the PSP and had Joystiq calling it the "best game on Sony's handheld." These two games are only the start of the Thanksgiving sale, so be sure to check the other PS3, PSP, and minis titles while they're on sale beginning tomorrow!
130w ago - Today Sony PlayStation Community Member Envisager has visited the SingStar HQ and posted up a video of the experience for fans.
To quote: I'm Envisager (or Vissy as some like to call me!) one of the MVPs from the Official PlayStation Forums, some of you might already know me from events I host for the community!
Follow me on twitter (@Envisager_) to hear more about those!
A few weeks ago, I was invited to London Studios to see first hand how the new SingStar titles, SingStar Dance and SingStar Guitar, were shaping up, and chat with some of the awesome team who bring us the ultimate party game!
During my time at London Studios on the wet and soggy Thursday afternoon, I was given the opportunity to chat and pose questions to Mike Rouse, Senior Producer of SingStar and was shown how the new versions of the game functioned by Charlie Hasdell, Principal Designer of SingStar.
This was before being given the chance to prove my worth against Charlie and some of the developers of the game!
Of course, this was all captured on video for your enjoyment, and my embarrassment
What can I say about the new versions of the game? Well I have been a fan of SingStar...
130w ago - Sony Associate Editor Nathan Ditum has shared a preview of FirstPlay Episode 34 today, which arrives on PSN this Wednesday.
To quote: We're teaming up with Immersive Games to give you the mini Beam'em Up for free!
It comes gratis with episode 34 of FirstPlay, which hits the PlayStation Store this Wednesday. You can pick up the episode for 99p, or enjoy a 90-day subscription for £8.99, and make sure you never miss out!
As well as a free mini, we've also got reviews of incredible new racer Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit, along with our verdicts on PlayStation Move titles TV Superstars, The Fight: Lights Out, Time Crisis: Razing Storm, and The Shoot.
In the Network Highlights section this week, we've got a personal take on the pleasures and pitfalls of scoring games, and a review of FIFA 11's online offering.
We're also putting another trio of minis through their downloadable paces, and watching Nicholas Cage lose the plot in Bad Lieutenant, as part of our Video Store round-up.
We've also got screenshots from the shooter nipping at COD's heels in our Homefront gallery, as well as the latest from Dungeon Siege 3, Operation Flashpoint: Red River,...
130w ago - Today Sony European Product Manager Cristina Giuliano has announced news of a 20% discount on Dead Nation for PlayStation Plus Members.
To quote: I am happy to announce that Dead Nation will be available with a 20% discount to Plus members from day one.
The surprises don't end here guys: from 8 December, Plus subscribers will also be able to download two free awesome (or fearsome?) Dead Nation zombie avatars: the hero and the heroine. Below is a sneak peek.
And by the way, if you are a Plus subscriber and you didn't download your free Dead Nation dynamic theme yet, make sure you do it before the offer ends on 4 January 2011. Enjoy!
130w ago - Today Sony European Product Manager Erica Doddato has cordially invited fans to come and party with SingStar in PlayStation Home!
To quote: Have you checked out the new SingStar Rooms in PlayStation Home yet?
Complete with new tracks to get down to on the dance floor and loads more videos on the big screen, the SingStar Rooms have never felt so good.
While you're there, make sure you pay a visit to the SingStar Store, the new designer outlet for SingStar fans, open for business for the first time in PlayStation Home.
To celebrate the release of the two new titles SingStar Dance and SingStar Guitar on PlayStation 3, the SingStar Store is stocking some pretty special costumes.
There's Guitar Guy and Guitar Girl for those who love to rock 'n' roll, and Disco Guy and Disco Girl for people who like to get down with the beat. All these costumers will come with custom walk and dance animations.
These aren't the only new outfits we created for you... head over to the new SingStar Store to discover many more! While you're there, you can also browse through all the SingStar song packs and buy them.
And to top it off, a great new mini-game will await you in the Rooms from 2 December onwards.