91w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:
The first title of PlayStation Network PLAY is finally here! Street Fighter 3: Third Strike Online Edition hits the PlayStation Store today.
As part of PSN PLAY, purchase this title before 9/19/2011 and receive free access to DLC in the form of Gill, the self-proclaimed god, without having to beat the game with every character.
For those that pre-ordered, check your XMB messages and hit the link to start your download; or simply head into the Store and download.
As a reminder, you can still pre-order the other titles of PSN PLAY to get your extra gift. The Baconing, BloodRayne: Betrayal, and Renegade Ops are all in the wings, along with 20% PlayStation Plus discounts for each if pre-ordered or purchased before 9/19/2011.
Other notable PSN releases include Hamilton's Great Adventure. Navigate the gorgeous environments of this harrowing platformer/puzzler in the demo, or purchase the full game. The 16-bit classic Comix Zone is also now available for all PSN to download with full Trophy support.
For PlayStation Plus subscribers, get in on the Resistance 3 action with access to the Multiplayer Beta, which includes two major maps in the game: the Seaside...
91w ago - Capcom Marketing Lead Vince Tran has announced alongside a video trailer that Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition is live on PSN today.
To quote: Today is the day that fighting game fans from around the world have been waiting for - Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition is about to go live on the PlayStation Store!
We are super excited to be bringing what gaming websites have been calling a piece of fighting game history to all of you to enjoy. For those of you who haven't seen this game in action, check out the launch trailer below.
One of the deepest and most sophisticated fighting games of all time, Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition maintains an arcade-perfect experience while including additional features such as updated graphics, a deep online experience, and a new challenge system that encourages players to push themselves and reap rewards for accomplishments that go far beyond mere wins and losses.
Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition will be available to download later today on PlayStation Network for $14.99.
Get hyped guys, because it's time you realize that it's the Third Strike that counts!
91w ago - Sony Associate Producer Jenny Barbour has announced that SingStar Song Packs will be coming to PSN today.
Below are all the details, to quote: I'm happy to tell you that starting today you'll be able to expand your SingStar track library by purchasing a great selection of downloadable SingStar Song Packs that were previously only available on the SingStore via the PlayStation Store as well in the U.S. and Canada.
To start, you'll be able to choose from 49 packs including party-starting essentials like the Britney Spears, Bon Jovi: Rock, The Jackson 5 and Alternative 80s Song Packs. Each pack has five songs and will be available for download via PSN for $6.99.
Additional SingStore Song Packs will be coming to PSN soon; but for now, check out the full list of packs that will be available today!
Motor City Soul
80s Part 2
Essentials: For Boys
Essentials: For Girls
Essentials: Party Starters
Essentials: Pop Classics
91w ago - Sega Senior Digital Brand Manager Mai Kawaguchi has announced today that Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown hits PlayStation Network during summer 2012 and shared a video of the PSN game in action below.
To quote: All of us at SEGA are excited to share some great news for fighting fans and combat connoisseurs.
The Virtua Fighter 5 series has been growing and expanding in arcades since its release, and we wanted to share the latest version with our dedicated PS3 fans.
Yes - we're bringing the latest version of the Virtua Fighter 5 series to PSN next summer!
This latest version is called Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown or "VF5FS," and it introduces a fistful of new features to this time-tested fighter, including completely rebalanced mechanics, timing, animation and a brand-new dynamic arena system.
We're also introducing two new characters to the roster: Sumo wrestler Taka-Arashi will make his big return from VF3 and karate expert Jean Kujo will join the VF series for the first time. Best of all, VF5FS now includes online play via PSN, engineered to allow fast-paced combat with little to no latency.
Mixing all that with a huge variety of character...
91w ago - PlayStation Home Director Jack Buser has revealed the next evolution for PlayStation Home today which will be coming in Fall 2011, as follows:
As you know, we've been working hard to fill PlayStation Home with hundreds of games - everything from pool tables and dart boards to full-on space shooters like Novus Prime: Escalation, zombie slashers like Dead Island Zombie Survivor, and massive online racing games like Sodium 2: Project Velocity.
Today we are excited to announce a complete redesign of the heart of PlayStation Home to reinforce our evolution into the ultimate social game platform on consoles today. This redesign will connect you with the world of hundreds of games in Home faster and better than ever before.
Coming in Fall 2011, this new core experience for PlayStation Home features a "hub and districts" design that will help you find games, people and places that fit your favorite game genres. The design features a new Hub that integrates games, quests, community events, and user-generated content, while providing you with additional navigation, shopping, socialization and entertainment options.
The new, futuristic Hub (shown below) brings an ever changing roster of games right to the center of Home, including Cogs from Codename: Lazy 8 Studios which will be featured...