100w ago - Sony's Associate Brand Hardware Marketing Manager Crystal MacKenzie has introduced new PSP Dual Packs today, available in stores and on PSN this week for $15 each.
To quote: We're always looking for ways to add value to your PSP experience and today, we're very excited to announce the new PSP "Dual Pack" software line, which features two PSP games from our most popular franchises in one package for only $14.99 (MSRP). YES, just $14.99!
Starting this week, you can buy Dual Packs with Secret Agent Clank and Daxter; Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow and Killzone Liberation; and Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror and SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs: Fireteam Bravo.
These PSP Dual Packs will be available at retailers nationwide and on the PlayStation Store in downloadable form.
100w ago - Sony's Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
Beyond Good and Evil receives the HD treatment and headlines this week. Mr. X, Axel, Blaze, Skate and Max make their PSN debut when Streets of Rage 2 also makes its PSN premiere.
Naughty Dog and the cast of UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception welcome you to multiplayer beta this week, with exclusive early access to all PlayStation Plus members.
The Drop brings Arcade editions, fitness systems and a heavy dosage of demos this week.
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition - Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition features a roster of 39 characters such as Ryu, Chun-li, Juri, El Fuerte, and Rufus, while adding 4 new characters to the roster including classic combatants from previous Street Fighter games like Yun and Yang as well as the all-new Oni.
Sniper: Ghost Warrior - When the democratic government of Isla Trueno is overthrown, an aggressive and hostile military command rises to power. A highly trained special ops unit is sent in to help the rebels accomplish objectives that only a sniper can handle. In addition to intense sniper missions, players will also take part in a variety...
100w ago - Ubisoft PR Coordinator Alex Monney has posted up a video trailer today and confirmed that Beyond Good & Evil HD is coming to PSN next week.
To quote: The time has almost come for you to join Jade on her quest to uncover a planet-wide alien conspiracy. For those of you that are new to Beyond Good & Evil, you will be able to partake in a hidden gem that 1UP says is "still a treasure today."
For the veterans of the series, you'll experience the best version of Beyond Good & Evil HD that we have to offering, including updated visuals and audio. Still don't believe me?! Well, check out our new trailer including a handful of our favorite review quotes:
As a quick reminder, we will be offering two free PlayStation Network avatars for all purchasers who pick up Beyond Good & Evil HD within the first two weeks of launch. I personally will be switching my avatar to Pey'j (he's a pig with a wrench... what's not to like?!).
Keep your eyes out for Beyond Good & Evil HD to hit the PlayStation Network next Tuesday for $9.99.
101w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with details on the new PS3 and PSN releases for this coming week, as follows:
The Drop returns with a strong collection of third party games and unique PSN titles this week.
Dungeon Siege III - Torn asunder, the delicate balance of power between the kingdom of Ehb's powerful factions has fallen apart. As one of the few remaining members of the disgraced protectors of the land, the 10th Legion, it is up to you to rebuild the once great Legion and stop Ehb from falling into darkness.
Joined by a group of unique companions, you will travel through the striking land of Ehb defeating all manner of villains and beasts through a combination of heroic abilities, screen shaking magic and pure cunning.
F.E.A.R 3 - Nine months ago, Point Man and his F.E.A.R. squad were tapped to stop a telepathically gifted cannibal who had begun a murderous rampage. Point Man learned the target was his brother, Paxton Fettel, working alongside their tortured and psychically powerful mother, Alma Wade.
Despite this revelation, Point Man followed orders to destroy them and subsequently ravaged the surrounding city and most of his F.E.A.R. team. Now, it is clear that Alma's...
104w ago - Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has confirmed today via press release (below) that full PSN services, including PlayStation Store, are set to return this week.
This press release just hit the wire - PlayStation Store and related services (like voucher redemption) back this week:
SONY AND SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE FULL RESTORATION OF PLAYSTATION NETWORK SERVICES
Tokyo, May 31, 2011 - Sony Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) announced today that Sony Network Entertainment International (SNEI, the company) will fully restore all PlayStation Network services in the Americas, Europe/PAL territories and Asia, excluding Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea by the end of this week.
The company will also resume Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity™ for PlayStation 3 (PS3), PSP (PlayStation Portable), VAIO and other PCs. Details for Japan, Hong Kong, and South Korea as well as the remaining services on Qriocity will be announced as they become available.
The company implemented considerable security enhancements to the network infrastructure, as well as conducted testing of the payment process and commerce functions. The first phase of PlayStation Network and Qriocity restoration began on May 15 in the Americas and Europe/PAL...