128w ago - Earlier today some treats were revealed for PlayStation Plus subscribers, and now PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has shared details on a few more early holiday presents on the way!
To quote: 'Tis the season to give... so our team is prepping a special gift for all PlayStation Plus subscribers. We already revealed our biggest PlayStation Plus publishes yet, including free downloads of games like Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse and Crash Team Racing.
Along with those featured games, we also have some other surprises that will keep PlayStation Plus subscribers busy over the holiday break.
Coming soon to all PlayStation Plus subscribers is a free download of the beta for Sony Online Entertainment's newest MMORPG, DC Universe Online, from the PlayStation Plus section in the PlayStation Store.
From there, they can create their own super hero (or super villain) and take an adventure through Jim Lee's vision of the DC universe. We will have more information on the exact timing of the beta in the near future, so be sure to keep your eyes on the blog.
Our holiday cheer isn't stopping there! On December 21,...
136w ago - SCEE Home Community Lead Alex Weekes has shared news of early Halloween treats and Street Fighter 4 alternates in PlayStation Home this week, as follows:
Tis the month to be trick or treated, and Lockwood's getting a head start this week releasing a range of new Halloween items. Those looking for their Halloween costume should drop into the Lockwood store and check out the two variations of skeleton suit.
Choose from the Eerie Bones suit or the Glow Bones suit, depending on your taste. Also available from Lockwood this week is the perfect item to cook up something special: The Cauldron of the Sunless Kingdom. Mix ingredients to create special effects, and with the right mix the Cauldron may reward you.
For the Street Fighter 4 fans who have been waiting patiently for the alternate costumes, we have good news today. The alternate costumes will release tomorrow, completing the collection of Street Fighter 4 content for Europe. (Note: Abel alternate will not be released for technical reasons.)
Looking for something a bit different? Alter Ego will be taking delivery of a new range of costumes and outfits. Those who yearn for the 8-bit halcyon days of gaming should check out the new 8-bit costumes (2 male, 1 female). Also available are the Pencil Sketch body suits for both...
147w ago - Update: The MAG PS3 update patch version 1.07 is now live- as always, details are below for those who missed them the first time!
Zipper Interactive Sr. Community Manager Jeremy Dunham has announced today that MAG v1.07 hits PS3 in early August, 2010.
To quote: If you consider yourself the type of person who likes getting new video game features for free, then our next MAG patch -- version 1.07, due in early August -- is definitely something for you.
Yes friends, in just over a week from now, players will be treated to a number of features that you've been asking us for all summer in addition to a few surprises. Like what, you ask? Like these:
• A new "Happy Hour" Double XP bonus that's applied to the first hour of any player's gameplay session in a 24-hour period.
• Suppression will join Sabotage as a "Faction Neutral" gameplay mode, allowing any PMC to battle each other on any Suppression map.
• Faster download and patching code that allows us to update MAG with more content and bigger file sizes in a speedier way.
• Redesigned versions of the Flores Basin (Raven) and Alyeska Terminus (Valor) Domination maps that include new obstacles and repaired exploits.
• New lighting effects for more attractive and realistic...
Earlier today, we sent this God of War III invite out to media, industry luminaries, heads of state, space marines, surviving Greek and Roman gods, and select reality TV show stars (nobody from celebrity rehab shows, thankyouverymuch).
Assuming you don't fit into one of those categories, we did what we always do here at PlayStation.Blog: score extra tickets for you community members.
We've got a couple HUNDRED tickets to get some of our close, personal friends (this means *you*) into this super-exclusive event, where you'll get to go hands-on with the final, polished version of God of War III, enjoy our legendary hospitality, and watch a Really-Awesome-Band-That-I-Can't-Name-Yet perform.
What do you need to do? Well - just show up.
Based on previous meet-ups we've held, we know some of you will get there early. For this event - we're expecting it. Heck,...
179w ago - Dozens of games for the Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi systems are on the way in a wide range of categories from both Nintendo and its third-party partners.
Consumers nationwide continue to snap up Nintendo products for the holidays, and Nintendo is poised to carry that momentum into 2010.
Press Release: Hand-Held Pokémon Adventures and New Wii Remote Colors are on the Way
REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 14, 2009 - To bring a little color to the winter months, Nintendo will release two new colors for its Wii Remote™ controller. Starting Feb. 14, the controller will come in Pink or Blue and will be bundled with a Wii MotionPlus™ accessory. Along with the current White and Black versions of the controller, now every player in four-player matches can have his or her own color.
"During the holidays, tens of millions of Americans are going to spend enjoyable hours with both Wii and Nintendo DS," said Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America's executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. "And the enjoyment will only grow in the early weeks of 2010, whether your taste in gaming comes from exploring ocean depths, catching, training and battling Pokémon or even designing your own micro-games."
On the Wii console, Endless Ocean™: Blue World arrives on Feb. 22...