47w ago - Sony Associate Brand Hardware Marketing Manager Crystal MacKenzie has officially announced today that their limited-edition White PS3 bundle will be arriving on January 27th of this year with 1 year of PlayStation Plus.
Below are the details, to quote: When we launched the new, slimmer, lighter PS3, one of the top requests we heard from you was to bring the white PS3 to North America.
We've answered the call – for the first time in North America, we are introducing a bundle that features a Classic White PS3.
For $299.99 (MSRP), the Classic White PS3 Instant Game Collection Bundle comes packed with value. It includes a massive 500GB hard drive and a one-year membership to PlayStation Plus that includes a dozen PS3 games with the Instant Game Collection. The bundle hits store shelves on January 27th.
With a 500GB hard disk drive, the Classic White PS3 makes it easy for you to store your favorite games from PS Plus, like inFAMOUS 2 and LittleBigPlanet 2, along with movies, TV shows, music, photos and other PSN DLC. Your one year membership to PlayStation Plus gives you exclusive access to a host of features including:
• A regularly refreshed library of 12 PS3 games including LittleBigPlanet 2, inFAMOUS 2, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, and more, with additional...
47w ago - Today Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team has posted up this weeks European PSN Game Store updates below, as follows:
First up this week, face your inner demon in Capcom's newest entry into the Devil May Cry series. Streamlined controls, accessible gameplay and crazy combos make this a familiar yet different experience.
Elsewhere on the Store, 8-bit nostalgic throwback Retro City Rampage warps open-world carjacking BACK TO THE... '80s.
Play story missions and arcade challenges! 'Borrow' vehicles and outrun the law while mowing down pedestrians! Jump on civilians for coins, or use them for target practice with weapons and POWER-UPS!
Retro City Rampage isn't the only PS Vita game this week, nuh-uh! It's been a long time coming but Sumioni: Demon Arts is at last available and we've also got Orgarhythm and Earth Defence Force 2017 releasing as well.
Don't forget, our January Sale is still going on, with some new offers going up. Check out Chris' post for all the info!
Whether you'll be racking up style points in DmC, saving the world in Earth Defence Force 2017, or maybe playing other games, have a great week!
47w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates below, as follows:
PS3 Full Games
DMC Devil May Cry ($59.99)
In a society corrupted by demons only The Order can see the world for what it really is. Join Dante in the ultimate experience of stylish action chain together combo after combo with panache and dispatch demonic spawn back to hell. Call upon unimaginable powers combined with Dante's epic arsenal of weapons: sword, scythe, axe, pistols and more. Face your demons...
ESRB: M // File Size: 6.5 GB
Angry Birds Trilogy ($39.99)
Angry Birds is taking flight for the first time ever and crashing on PlayStation 3 systems everywhere! Includes: 3 Best-Selling Angry Birds games and 19 exclusive levels.
ESRB: E // File Size: 1.8 GB
Corpse Party: Book of Shadows ($19.99)
A series of eight lengthy vignettes expanding and elaborating on the 2011 cult horror classic "Corpse Party." Taking place before, during and after events from its predecessor, Book of Shadows seeks to answer the questions, what if, what then, and what now? New point-and-click adventure style gameplay, binaural 3D audio with original Japanese voices, dozens of endings and tons of unlockable extras...
47w ago - Sony Senior Manager Matthew Harper of PlayStation Digital Platforms has confirmed today that PSN maintenance is scheduled for Thursday, January 17th 2013.
To quote: Hi everyone! 2013 is off to a roaring start here on PSN, with tons of great games and promotions for PlayStation gamers, from the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta for PlayStation Plus users, to the recent digital release of PS3 favorite Demon's Souls, to pre-orders going live for the digital version of Dead Space 3.
In order to continue bringing you the best online games experience on PSN, we will perform routine maintenance beginning the morning of Thursday, January 17th.
This maintenance will start at approximately 8:00AM PT (9:00AM MT / 10:00AM CT / 11:00 AM ET) and last until around 8:00PM PT (9:00PM MT / 10:00PM CT / 11:00PM ET). During the maintenance period, you may receive a maintenance notification when attempting to access PSN.
The PlayStation Store and Account Management will not be available during the maintenance period, but you will be able to access online play and apps provided that you have signed into PlayStation Network at some point between now and the time of the maintenance.
So please be sure to sign in now if you wish to access the Network during Thursday's maintenance...
47w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week below today, as follows:
DmC reinvents Capcom's classic action franchise to explore new frontiers with the series. The "Devil May Cry DNA" of stylish action, rewarding combat and a brash, smart-talking protagonist all remains; however, it has now injected with a dark and brutal gameplay that promises to redefine the franchise.
The BioShock Ultimate Rapture Edition combines BioShock and BioShock 2 along with new Plasmids and Gene Tonics for the original BioShock, plus the Sinclair Solutions Tester pack, Rapture Metro Pack, The Protector Trials, and Minerva's Den expansions for BioShock 2. Enjoy this week The Drop.
DmC: Devil May Cry (Also on PSN) - The Dante of DmC is a young man who has no respect for authority or society in general. Dante knows that he is not human, but also that he is not like the demons that have tormented him throughout his life.
Caught between worlds, he feels like an outcast. He is now discovering and coming to terms with what it means to be the child of a demon and an angel.
This split personality has a real impact on gameplay with Dante being able to call upon angel and demon abilities at will, transforming...