96w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen has revealed today the PlayStation Plus July to August 2011 update, which includes 4 new free games!
To quote: Summer is just starting to sizzle, and we have some amazing content offers coming to PlayStation Plus that will keep you gaming all through the hottest season of the year.
Before we get to the offers available starting July 26th and August 2nd, we are thrilled to let you know that the critically-acclaimed title Limbo is now available for $11.99 (a 20% discount) to all PlayStation Plus members, until August 1st.
You may also notice a change in the look of the Plus category on PlayStation Store. We've updated the design to make it easier for members to navigate through the 100+ offers available, and grouped everything together in a way to easily identify what's being offered. Here's a rundown on what you'll see on PlayStation Store's Plus page:
New Releases: Find the weekly Tuesday updates for PlayStation Plus. We'll still feature the bigger bi-weekly offers which will cover the monthly free games, along with discounts and exclusives, and there will continue to be smaller updates throughout the month.
Last Chance: You should snag these offers quick, as they'll end the upcoming Tuesday.
97w ago - Q-Games Limited President and Executive Producer Dylan Cuthbert has announced today PixelJunk Shooter 2 free online battle stage GET is hitting Sony's PlayStation Network.
To quote: PixelJunk Shooter 2 is unleashing its FREE online battle demo via PSN now. Go start the download! Go on. It'll be done by the time you finish reading this.
We're putting big bounties on the heads of higher-ranked players (especially those in our Sun League), and PixelJunk Shooter 2 staff will be in the mix. Join in the assault on our Veteran players this weekend.
So what's in it for the Veterans? The PixelJunk team would like present you with a new battleground. From July 15th, we will be uncovering a hidden stage for PixelJunk Shooter 2′s online battles.
This stage will be made available to all players for FREE as a salute to your battling prowess. I should advise you though that while dredging up this ancient stage, a few blocks might have come loose. You've been warned...
As an extra hat tip to our online battling brethren (both seasoned and fresh), we're going to share some data with you on current popular item trends. From our statistics, we've calculated your expected "chance of winning" when equipping certain items:
The PlayStation Download Manager 3.97 has been released with something you've all been wanting
It no longer displays the annoying advert however for anyone copying this, please don't hotlink or post as attachments. Use the provided adf.ly link as this help's fund web hosting and cover the cost of resource's like bandwidth which is costly in the UK (Rural Areas).
The issue with the application not starting has also been resolved, and seemed to be people missing the latest, Java, .NET and IE.
so make sure you've got the latest versions or follow the troubleshooting instructions; this should run better than older versions
1) The advertisement shown on start-up has been removed
2) The premium membership has been discontinued as it serves no purpose any more (It's ad free)
3) Further improvement to the code as the premium account check has been removed
4) Adjustments to the threading to prevent the application from freezing when checking for new versions (Very rare glitch)
100w ago - Lead Designer Paul Rustchynsky has announced that the MotorStorm Apocalypse PS3 free After Party update is hitting PSN today.
To quote: On behalf of the team at Evolution Studios, I'm here to bring news of the biggest update to MotorStorm Apocalypse so far!
We've always known that feedback from players and continued development of the game post-launch would be a key ingredient, and we're still committed to supporting this goal. Read on for an overview of the free After Party update that hits PSN tomorrow today. We hope will enhance and extend your enjoyment of the MotorStorm Apocalypse!
A New Day-and-Night Track: The Rock
The stage for this After Party is an abandoned prison island near the bay, known to the lunatic racers and ravers as The Rock. Multiple routes have been carved into the island's varied terrain, so expect off-road racing action reminiscent of the legendary island in the Pacific Rift.
Expansion of 'Special Events'
A heap of fresh single-player races, hand-crafted by the design talent at Evolution Studios, are being introduced via Special Events Packs. Each pack sees you play as...
100w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Marketing Coordinator Joey Payne has announced today that SNE is now offering 180 Days of Q Music Unlimited for free on the PS3 entertainment system!
To quote: You are in for a treat: starting today for a limited time, eligible PlayStation 3 owners* can try out a free 180-day Basic subscription of Music Unlimited for free!
That means that you have 6 months to check out the service and listen to 7 million tracks before you decide to sign up for a full subscription.
The Basic service offers an ad-free internet radio style experience with access to dozens of music channels by genre, rap, rock, etc., era, 2000s, 1990s, etc. and mood for example energetic, mellow, morning and many more.
You can personalize the channels by rating played songs as "like" or "dislike" so the music channels become more tailored to your musical preferences.
By using the MusicSync feature (this can only be used via the Q Music Unlimited PC interface) you do not have to go through the lengthy process of uploading your songs to the cloud which you have to do on other services.
To access the 180 day Basic Service free trial, log on to your PlayStation 3 system and click on the Music Unlimited service below...