121w ago - Sony's Hardware Associate Brand Marketing Manager Crystal MacKenzie has unveiled two new PSP Entertainment Packs today, namely for Madden NFL 12 and Need for Speed SHIFT on the PlayStation Portable.
To quote: Starting on August 30th, we'll be introducing a new PSP entertainment pack that is sure to get you psyched for this year's football season.
We have partnered up with EA once again to bring you another fantastic PSP bundle featuring two exciting games to get your adrenaline pumping - Madden NFL 12 and Need for Speed SHIFT.
Featuring a black PSP-3000, 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo, and both Madden NFL 12 and Need for Speed SHIFT on UMD, this new entertainment pack once again delivers great gaming on the go. It will be available at retailers nationwide for $159.99 (MSRP).
As most of you already know, Madden NFL12 continues the rich tradition of the storied Madden franchise featuring all 32 teams, stadiums, and your favorite players. The top features of the game include Superstar and Franchise modes and the opportunity to create your own plays in game.
In addition, Need for Speed SHIFT simulates the feeling of driving high-end performance cars and combines a fast-paced racing experience, competitive racing AI, and dynamic crashes across a wide range of technically...
Pre-orders begin today, so make sure to nab your copies soon. The first game in our PLAY line-up is Street Fighter III Third Strike Online Edition, which releases on August 23rd, and the game will only be available for pre-order through August 18th. Since the free theme offer only applies if you pre-order a game, act now so you don't miss out.
121w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:
Introducing PlayStation Network PLAY: Score the summer's 4 hottest new PSN titles and get more action with your purchase:
Gift with every purchase, bonus gift with every pre-order. Buy all 4 PLAY titles and get PAYDAY: The Heist as a bonus!
On the new releases front, check out Far Cry 2, Driver San Francisco Demo, & Madden NFL 12 Demo. For you Home enthusiasts, we recommend the Scribble Shooter virtual item. Notable Add-on releases include: Mortal Kombat Warrior Freddy Krueger, Worms 2: Armageddon Forts Pack & Puzzle Pack and TestYourself: Attention.
New to PlayStation Plus are Comix Zone & Far Cry 2 Full Game Trial and 20% off on the PLAY Pre-Orders for Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition, The Baconing, BloodRayne: Betrayal, & Renegade Ops. Download now!
121w ago - Today Sony has reported that their DADC UK distribution warehouse in north London was engulfed in flames as violence in the capital continued for a third night.
Below is some video footage courtesy of CoolChrisVilla via YouTube, and although this isn't really PS3 news per se, it will definitely impact the gaming side of Sony's empire in the UK.
To quote: The music industry has become the latest victim of the riots ripping through London after a 20,000 sq metre distribution warehouse owned by Sony was burnt to the ground by rioters, destroying vast quantities of stock.
“We can confirm that the Sony DADC UK distribution centre in Enfield has been damaged by a fire which was reported around 11:30pm, 8th August. There have been no injuries to employees,” Sony said in a statement.
“The fire is under control but can be described as ‘smouldering’, consequently no one can enter the facility. Therefore at this time we are unable to confirm the extent of the damage or the cause until the fire is fully extinguished and a full investigation can be carried out by authorities.”
The Digital Audio Disc Corporation centre is the group’s sole distribution base in the UK. The impact however will be felt beyond Sony operations as the...
Far Cry 2 - Caught between two rival factions in war-torn Africa, you are sent to take out "The Jackal", a mysterious character who has rekindled the conflict between the warlords, jeopardizing thousands of lives.
In order to fulfil your mission you will have to play the factions against each other, identify and exploit their weaknesses, and neutralise their superior numbers and firepower with surprise, subversion, cunning and, of course, brute force.
Madden NFL 12 - Madden NFL 12 continues the rich tradition of the storied franchise by bringing fans closer to the NFL than ever before. Featuring all 32 teams, stadiums, and all your...