74w ago - Sony Online Entertainment Executive Director of Development Lorin Jameson announced today news of new PS3 characters and holiday items arriving to fans in DC Universe Online.
To quote: Hope you're enjoying the most wonderful time of the year - the holiday gaming season!
One of the chief perks of a massively multiplayer online game is that the developers have a lot of freedom to make changes to the world, including creating special events throughout the year.
In DC Universe Online, we've just begun our new holiday-themed event Season's Greedings, which gives players fun new things to do set in a festive new look. As you make your way around Gotham City and Metropolis, you'll see that both are decked out in celebration of the season. But that's only the beginning!
All players are able to take part in a fun Holiday event starring our newest DCUO character, Larfleeze, the leader of the Orange Lantern Corps. Orange Lanterns? Yes, the Orange Lanterns, much like the Sinestro Corps or the Red Lanterns, are rivals of the Green Lanterns and are powered by the orange light of avarice, aka "greed."
Being a greedy little guy, it makes sense that Larfleeze wants all of the holiday presents for himself. As the player, it's up to you to track down the stolen presents, battle...
125w ago - Sony Community Manager Locust_Star has announced that Xi is returning to PlayStation Home along with some special holiday items on the way.
To quote: This Thursday, December 23rd marks the return of one of the most popular games to ever grace the PlayStation Home platform.
The Xi Museum - a commemorative game space constructed solely for fans of the PlayStation Home exclusive Alternate Reality Game - consists of an updated Alumni hub plus three AlphaZone 1 spaces (Hexopolis, Maximum Tilt and the Text Adventure room) and four AlphaZone 3 mazes.
Play a variety of games in this collection of historic spaces to unlock a slew of collectible ornaments and explore the mysterious world of Xi.
The new and improved Alumni hub also includes a Xi Museum Shop, which has 11 unique items for sale - including full-size Maximum Tilt bikes for your personal spaces to your own version of Jess's Xi party apartment (can you figure out how to open the safe?).
You can also pick up your own Stapler active item for your apartment, who will share new words of wisdom with you every day, as well as an incredibly cute Stapler companion that can accompany you throughout PlayStation Home.
126w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has announced today that starting tomorrow SNK titles will be on sale for PlayStation Plus alongside a SEGA holiday sale, as follows:
As the holidays inch closer, the PlayStation Store decided to partner with two publishers who shaped many gamers' youths -SNK and SEGA.
Both have released some of most noteworthy titles of the 1990s, including Sonic the Hedgehog and King of Fighters. SEGA has done a great job of bringing some of their most popular titles along with revitalizing one of our favorite blue hedgehogs and now SNK is following in their footsteps.
As an early holiday gift, both of these publishers will be offering sales on a handful of great PSN titles. SNK will be offering PlayStation Plus subscribers a 20% discount on all SNK games when they release in tomorrow's PlayStation Store update.
Also, SEGA will be holding a sale that includes some of their newer releases, such as Valkyria Chronicles 2, Phantasy Star Portable 2, and the re-release of Sonic Adventure. All these items can be found in the "Featured Publishers" category on the games section of the PlayStation Store. See the full list below:
126w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has unveiled this years PlayStation Network Video Content Holiday Collection today!
To quote: Starting this week, the video store gives you more reason to celebrate the holiday season! Now through 12/31, cash in on incredible offers in the Holiday 2010 collection.
First, enjoy FREE holiday rentals of Nativity! and Black Christmas from 12/24 through 12/26. Then, starting 12/20, save up to 50% on Hollywood blockbusters like Kick-Ass, The Hulk, Zombieland, The International, and more in our Holiday Sale.
Next, cozy up for a festive movie marathon with a Holiday Movies collection featuring classics like Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Santa Clause, Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights, Home Alone, and more. And what is the holiday season without TV specials?
Discover the best holiday episodes from all-time TV favorites like The Office, South Park, and Modern Family in our Holiday TV collection. Last but not least, enjoy Spotlight on 2010 featuring the most raved about movies of 2010 and the year's box office winners!
127w ago - Today Sony Hardware Sr PR Specialist Abby Reyes has revealed alongside a video what are being labeled as the best gifts for your PS3 this holiday.
To quote: Since this is my first post, allow me to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Abby Reyes and I work on the hardware PR team here at SCEA.
We're already eight days into December and the holiday shopping is in full swing. With all of the hustle and bustle, I thought I'd take a few moments to walk you through some of the great new official PlayStation accessories available this holiday season.
By now you've hopefully had the opportunity to test out the exciting and new PlayStation Move platform. Adding Move to your gaming arsenal is not the only way to elevate your experience on PS3 system.
Designed to maximize your overall entertainment experience, finding a new Bluetooth Headset, a Surround Sound System, or a "Candy Pink" DualShock 3 wireless controller under the tree is sure to make anyone's holiday a little brighter this year - at prices starting as low as $49.99(MSRP).
As many of you know, PS3 is already the most complete home entertainment solution available this holiday season and tops many gamers'...