163w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has announced news that God of War I & II and a free BreakQuest Minis download will be available to PlayStation Plus members while detailing new content updates today.
To quote: Next month marks one of the biggest handheld releases of the year. We learn, for the first time, of the events that took place between two heavy hitting games in the PlayStation family.
God of War: Ghost of Sparta shows what events took place between Kratos's adventures in God of War and God of War II. Do you need a little refresher in the series? Well, we've got you covered.
Just like Blu-ray disc fans, newcomers to the series can experience the epic journey of God of War and God of War II remastered in 720p. Both games are running at a smooth 60 frames per second, giving PS3 gamers a smooth gameplay experience.
Also, an important fact for any trophy hunters, each game has a full set of trophies! PlayStation Plus subscribers looking to get a taste of his vengeance can download a full-game trial of each game.
To highlight the release, Plus members can snag a free Dominus Skin for God of War III and will also receive a GOW III skin with the purchase of each title.
Along with the availability of God of War I and II, PlayStation...
165w ago - While it's already been confirmed that the Killzone 3 PS3 Beta won't include PlayStation Move nor 3D support, today several videogame sites including Meodia.com (linked above) and GamersDigest.net have received invites and report that testers can expect a 1.3GB download.
To quote: "Several people have confirmed receiving an invitation to a private beta which begins tomorrow, you can find a excerpt from one of these emails a tester has posted online.
Dear Beta Tester,
The follow-up to one of the most critically acclaimed first-person shooters of 2009, Killzone 3, picks up where Killzone 2 left off delivering new weapons and enemies, larger set pieces and environments, more varied missions and a whole new level of intense cinematic action.
In the Beta you will get a taste of the multiplayer mode, including the all-new Operations game type, party system and jetpack and exoskeleton vehicles.
The aim of the Beta Trial is threefold:
• To collect your feedback
• Identify bugs, cheats and exploits
• Test our network and server code in preparation for the Public...
165w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has announced today that free PS3 and PSP downloads are coming to PlayStation Plus, including Bloons, Burn Zombie Burn, and Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee.
To quote: The fall season is notoriously known as a busy time for gamers. With games like Gran Turismo 5 and God of War: Ghost of Sparta releasing in the next month, PlayStation Plus gives gamers an opportunity to revisit some other PlayStation classics. Check out the upcoming items below and happy gaming!
175w ago - A few months back Sony updated their new Terms of Service to include "automatic updates or upgrades which may change your current operating system, cause a loss of data or content or cause a loss of functionalities or utilities" and with the recent PS3 Firmware 3.41 it appears Sony has added in Cinavia DRM Protection as an automatic PS3 download.
For those unaware, Cinavia DRM technology is an audio watermarking technology that takes aim at pirates, and those trying to playback movie downloads via their PlayStation 3 consoles, and is part of the content protection system included in Blu-ray Disc players.
According to the official site, the watermarking works by "comparing the source of the audio to the format in which a movie was released (ie theatrical or commercial disc), and if the watermarked audio source detects a difference, the movie will either be mute (but most likely not play at all)."
To quote on a temporary 'fix' from alexsaeed8 via YouTube:
Recently PS3 has come out with this new update that automatically...
184w ago - As an incentive to boost PSPgo sales, today Sony has announced that those who register their PSPgo handheld after April 1, 2010 will get ten free full-game PSP downloads!
Select titles include Gran Turismo, LittleBigPlanet, 2010 FIFA World Cup and Grand Theft Auto, and the deal is inline with their recent announcement of a PSP Essentials budget software range that will offer several triple-A titles available both on UMD and digitally for just £9.99.
To quote: "On PSPgo we've decided to innovate with that particular business model," SCE UK sales director Mark Howsen told MCV.
"Next month we're launching a free ten game offer. And this isn't just older titles - we've worked with third parties and there's some really good core products.
"We're using it as a method to drive the hardware as well by making the whole proposition much more appealing."