99w ago - Square Enix Product Manager Charles McCarter has announced today that Scarygirl is scaring her way onto PlayStation Network.
To quote: Hello PSN players! I hope that the season has been kind to you. While we're still in the tail-end of the Winter of RPGs, I'm here to share something completely different with you!
I'd like to introduce you to the newest female hero to join the Square Enix family. She's an unlikely heroine, but she's proven herself in her most recent adventure. I'm talking, of course, about Scarygirl.
But who is Scarygirl? That's a question she herself has been striving to answer. She washed ashore on an island, and was taken in by a friendly octopus named Blister.
Scarygirl knew that she was different--after all, she has one arm that's a tentacle, one arm that's a bone, and a really cool eyepatch.
Her problems started when she began having nightmares about a mysterious man. When Blister was unable to help her, he sent Scarygirl to the wise- if cryptic--Bunniguru. And, after speaking to him, she set out on a journey to discover the mystery of the man behind her nightmares.
A lot of enemies stand in her way, so she's going to have to do some fighting. But her unique arm allows her to do some rather unique attacks. Scarygirl can bash,...
99w ago - Today Sony Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media Patrick Seybold has announced that PlayStation Network will undergo scheduled maintenance tomorrow, January 19, 2012.
To quote: PlayStation Network will be offline for routine scheduled maintenance on Thursday, January 19th from approximately 8am until 9pm PST.
During the maintenance, you will be unable to access the following services:
• PlayStation Store on PS3, PSP, and Media Go.
• PlayStation Network Account Management.
• PlayStation Network Account Registration.
• PlayStation Home
• Music Unlimited & Video Unlimited services
In addition, you will not be able to sign in to PlayStation Network from us.playstation.com.
Users who are already signed into their account on PlayStation Network before the start of the maintenance should be able to stay signed in to their online session, but will not be able to access any of the services listed above.
Users who attempt to sign-in to their PlayStation Network account after the start of the maintenance may be presented with the site maintenance notification page if they haven't signed in recently.
During this maintenance, you can continue to collect in-game Trophies and these will be...
99w ago - Today Andy Stewart of the PlayStation Store Team has posted up this weeks European PSN Game Store updates, as follows:
Hello everybody! Before we start this week's 'Heads-Up' I have an announcement to make, this will be the last time I will write for the PSN Store weekly blog post...
However, this leads on to some great news because I am delighted to announce that, as of today, I will be passing on the mighty blog keyboard to the newest member of the PlayStation Store team, Jawad Ashraf. I will still be assisting him with comments but Jawad will have more time dedicated to try and get the answers you want. Jawad, over to you!
Hello everyone! I am delighted to be welcomed on board the team and I hope this can only mean an even better service for you, our customers. Without me rambling too long, let's get on with this week's updates.
To kick things off, Arc the Lad (yes, Arc the Lad!) is now on the store for everyone to enjoy, and if you're a PlayStation Plus member it'll be free for a whole month. For PS3 we have Splinter Cell Double Agent. You take on the role of Sam Fisher. In order to stop an attack on American soil, you must infiltrate and destroy a vicious terrorist group. As a double agent you decide what you want to do - which side do you fight for?
99w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this week's US PSN updates today, as follows:
Hi Everyone - With two big events starting today, new Uncharted 3 DLC, along with brand-new PSN Games and amazing new additions to the PS3 Full Game collection, we find ourselves with plenty of great content for this week's PlayStation Store update. So let's get to it!
We start things off with and the PSN-exclusive Zack Zero. This gripping platformer contains more than 30 characters, 5 spectacular bosses and ever-changing levels.
Help Zack Zero save his beloved Marlene, kidnapped by the evil Zulrog in an effort to obtain the powerful substance that will allow him to travel back in time.
On the other end of the spectrum is Amy. From the original creator of Flashback, Amy delivers deep cooperative gameplay and a unique system that requires players to strategize in order to protect Amy and keep both characters alive.
In DLC news, the first multiplayer map pack for Uncharted 3 hits today with the Flashback Map Pack! Get 4 multiplayer maps for UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception including "Sanctuary", "Fort", "Cave", and "Lost City". Download Flashback Map Pack #1 for UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception.
This map pack is included with your Fortune Hunters'...