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!
131w 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.
131w ago - SCEA PR Manager Eric Levine has shared details today on the LittleBigPlanet 2 PS3 demo, Sackboy's prehistoric moves, and the LBP2 Beta expansion which are all coming this December!
To quote: One of the promises we made after moving the LittleBigPlanet 2 release date was that we'd find a way to give you all additional LittleBigPlanet goodness ahead of the new game's January 18 release date.
Well, now I'm pleased to share the good news with you. Here's what we have in store...
Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves
This is a brand new spin-off PSN title that showcases all of the fun that can be had when Sackboy gets his hands on the PlayStation Move motion controller. Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves contains a brand new 10 level theme dominated by dinosaurs, where the Evil Big Rex is king.
Throughout your mission you must take on challenges engineered by Terrance Dactyl - and you're going to some need help, so put on your bear skins and grab up to four friends to navigate the tough terrain of the tropical jungle dodging erupting volcanoes and other environmental hazards standing in your way.
The player with the PlayStation Move controller leads the charge, flicking switches and triggering platforms to help the other players, using DualShock...
131w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has shared this weeks Digital Comics Store PSP updates today, as follows:
Hi everyone, as we approach our first anniversary the team is busy preparing something special for you all. Hope you're excited. Here's the info for today's releases.
For WoW fans we have World of Warcraft: Curse of the Worgen #1. A series of grisly, animalistic murders have rocked the walled town of Gilneas.
A famous detective sets out to discover the perpetrators and finds far more than he bargained for. To find the truth, he must delve through years of twisted history - both the history of his family and Gilneas itself. This pivotal 5-issue miniseries explores the in-depth lore of the Worgen!
Artist Ludo Lullabi tells us more in this exclusive creator Q&A:
The artwork evokes the atmosphere of Azeroth perfectly. How challenging was it to capture this world in the format of a comic book?
131w ago - Today VG247.com (linked above) has reported on some leaked images of what is believed to be the Sony PSP2 Dev Kit, which sports twin sticks and a trackpad.
To quote: "The shots clearly show the device's forward- and rear-facing cameras, as well as the much-discussed trackpad on the rear of the unit.
Note that this isn't the console's final form factor. As you can see, some developers are working with a kit with similar construction to a PSP go at the moment - see the update below - with a sliding screen over physical controls.
We don't know when the final physical spec will be nailed down, only that this isn't it. PSP2 is supposedly heading for release in late 2011.
If you're in any doubt as to the authenticity of these images, don't be. It is what it is. Enjoy.
Update: We've been told by a source that these images are from the last kit. There's a newer one, which is a single, non-sliding block.
Remember those last Kotaku rumours of the unit overheating? Sony switched back a form like PSP-1000 in order to cool it down."