125w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with the US PSN updates today, as follows:
Get 50% off the award-winning Add-ons from 2K Titles including Borderlands, BioShock 2, and Mafia II. Pick up a bundle and get 66% off for a single title. PlayStation Plus user? Get 75% the Borderland full bundle which includes the full Game of the Year from 2009 and all four Add-Ons. Offers valid through 8/1/11.
In addition, be sure to check out various sales on Electronic Arts Racing titles & TikGames-Creat Studio games.
A full slate of PS3 Games releasing today that includes Limbo, Fast Draw Showdown, Dead Block, Baseball Stars 2 & The King of Fighters '95. Also, check out the Japan PS1 Import - Kyuiin. For PSP, there is Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions along with Baseball Stars 2 & The King of Fighters '95.
On the PlayStation Plus side, be sure to check out the (2) Free minis - Guerrilla War and Me Monstar: Hear Me Roar & the deep discounts available for TikGames-Creat Studios games. Enjoy!
Here is the weekly PlayStation Store update:
Featured Games & DLC
Guerilla War minis (Free with Plus, a $2.99 value)
125w ago - Today Sony's Senior Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has outlined this year's PlayStation Comic-Con 2011 events list, which takes place in San Diego from July 21-24, 2011.
To quote: We're gearing up for a full slate activities at San Diego Comic-Con 2011 and we wanted to give you a sneak peek at our schedule for the show, since we're hoping you'll be a part of it.
As you might expect, we'll be demoing the latest content from our upcoming titles at our booth on the show floor (#4237). Come check out our booth and go hands-on with games including Resistance 3, Starhawk, UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception, Journey, Twisted Metal and more.
For a special treat, we're busy putting the finishing touches on custom arcade cabinets for Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One that we'll be unveiling at our booth this week.
That's a 40″ Sony Bravia 3Dtv with 3D glasses, custom artwork from Insomniac Games and a set of illuminated custom DualShock 3 controllers painted with the colors of Ratchet, Clank, Qwark and Dr. Nefarious! We can't wait to set this and the 2D model up on the floor.
Now get out your day planner, as we'll be hosting a blockbuster lineup of panels throughout the week featuring highly-anticipated titles including UNCHARTED...
126w ago - Update: Sony has now confirmed the news via ArsTechnica stating, to quote: "The new CECH-3000 series PS3 requires HDMI only for BD movie output in HD, in compliance with AACS standards, PS3 continues to support component output for HD gaming and streaming content."
Today Kotaku (linked above) reports news of a rumor that Sony may be removing HD downscale for the component output on new 'K' PS3 Slim models making an HDMI cable mandatory for them.
To quote: "A tipster sends us rumored word (and image) of an incoming replacement model for the 160GB PlayStation 3 which brings with it a change in the way some people will hook the console up to their HD television.
The new "K" chassis, which Sony will begin shipping to retailers this week, will require customers to use an HDMI cable to play a game or watch a movie in high definition, according to the tipster. The component out, which on all other models supports high definition video modes, will no longer do so, according to a memo apparently sent around at GameStop today.
All future models of the PS3, the memo continues, will require an HDMI cable for high definition output. Previous models will not...
126w ago - Sony's PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:
Hits like Hard Corps: Uprising and Chime Super Deluxe are now 30% off during our Summer Sale. You get 50% off if you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber. See all the Summer Sale Games here.
Notable releases this week include Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, Catherine Demo, L.A. Noire: "Reefer Madness" Vice Case, Worms 2: Armageddon Puzzle Pack and LittleBigPlanet 2 Killzone 3 Minipack.
On the PlayStation Plus side, be sure to check out the Assassin's Creed Brotherhood Full Game Trial, Golden Axe, and the PlayStation Plus 1st Anniversary Dynamic Theme.
Here is the weekly PlayStation Store update:
• Pac-Man Championship Edition DX - Full Game (now $6.99, original price $9.99, PlayStation Plus price $4.89)
• PixelJunk Shooter 2 - Full Game (now $6.99, original price $9.99, PlayStation Plus price $4.89)
• Hard Corps: Uprising Full Game (now $10.49, original price $14.99, PlayStation Plus price $7.34)
• Hard Corps: Character: Harley (now $1.75, original price $2.49, PlayStation Plus price $1.23)
• Hard Corps: Character: Leviathan (now $1.75, original price $2.49, PlayStation Plus...