86w ago - Sony Senior Manager Matthew Harper of PlayStation Digital Platforms has announced that they will be performing PSN scheduled maintenance work tomorrow on the network.
To quote: My name is Matthew Harper, and I'm part of the recently-formed PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Management team.
Our mission is to keep you better informed about everything that is going on in the wide world of the PlayStation Network, to make your voice heard within the company, and to ensure that you, the gamer, are at the heart of every development across PSN.
Together, we will help guide the future of this platform.
I'm here today to let you know that we will be performing routine scheduled maintenance on the network on Monday, April 16th, starting at approximately 6:00 am PDT / 9:00 am EDT. This maintenance will last roughly 13 hours, concluding around 7:00pm PDT / 10:00 pm EDT.
During much of this time, users won't be able to access the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Home, Account Management or play online. PSN enabled websites will not be able to service users, including this one.
We will continue to provide as much information as we can regarding any future maintenance we need to schedule.
87w ago - Atlus Manager of Public Relations and Sales Aram Jabbari has announced today that Persona 3 FES is hitting PlayStation Network tomorrow with details below.
To quote:... There's a new PlayStation 2 Classic coming to PlayStation Network. I want to talk to you about it. Instead of just getting to the darn point, though...LET'S DRAG THIS OUT.
Join me, won't you, as we take a trip back in time? Step into this police box with me, please. Get the door behind you? Thanks.
Ok, the year is 2008. You just saw Al Pacino's 88 Minutes in theaters. It was terrible.
You're on your way home, your head hung low in abject disappointment, when you pass by your local INSERT NAME OF YOUR FAVORITE VIDEO GAME RETAILER HERE. What's that? New releases? You wander in to take a closer look, thinking that a new game might help cleanse your mental palate...
Whoa. Wait, didn't Persona 3 come out in 2007? Sure, it was one of the best RPGs you ever played, introducing one of the most memorable casts of characters ever and a ridiculously sweet half-dungeon RPG/half-social sim gameplay mechanic that let you balance the everyday demands of a high school student with the every night demands of a world-saving, Persona-wielding badass.
And then there was FES. It took the original game,...
To quote: We know you enjoy watching movies. And we know you enjoy watching movies on your PC.
Well, if you're looking for a way to watch the latest new releases or revisit older favorites using the Video Unlimited service, you'll want to download Sony Entertainment Network's free Media Go software.
Media Go not only allows you to purchase and watch movies on any PC, but new enhancements let you upload photos to Facebook or videos to YouTube with an easy share button. And, improved search will let you find what you're looking for even faster.
New in Media Go 2.1:
• Share your photos and home videos to Facebook and YouTube™.
• Subscribe to podcasts using the redesigned Podcast Directory.
• Enjoy Media Go with a growing list of supported devices. For a full list, click here.
88w ago - Sony's Digital Distribution Manager Ro Hernandez at SEN has announced that their Spring fever PSN sale is expanding tomorrow to include Wheels of Destruction and Mortal Kombat discounts as well!
To quote: It's official: Spring Fever has been elevated to a full-on pandemic and gamers everywhere are showing symptoms.
Case in point: our week-one title Journey has become the fastest-selling PSN title ever released by SCEA! Due to the overwhelming response to Spring Fever, we are delivering a bonus week packed with more special offers, starting with the multiplayer car combat game Wheels of Destruction and a 20% discount for PlayStation Plus members!
Wheels of Destruction's vehicular mayhem gives you tons of awesome weapons to decimate your enemies in the multiplayer arena. You can learn more about Wheels of Destruction in a series of dev diaries and videos here.
If automotive ultraviolence isn't your bag, we hope you got a chance to check out PSN's fastest-selling game Journey, an immersive online adventure that has enchanted gamers and critics alike.
Journey is one trip you won't want to miss, providing a deeply personal experience in which your path crosses with other players in unusual ways.
89w ago - Today EA Games Battlefield 3 Community Manager Ian Tornay has announced via Sony's blog that dedicated server rentals are coming to PlayStation 3 entertainment system users.
To quote: PlayStation 3 Battlefield 3 players will have a chance to make Battlefield history.
Starting today, we're going to offer PlayStation 3 players the opportunity to rent their own dedicated server. Your rules, your friends, your Battlefield.
Want to enable friendly fire? Done. Want to only allow spawning on your squad leader? Make it happen. Like health regeneration, but not 3D spotting? You get the idea.
Your server, your rules. And if you want to keep things exclusive put a "bouncer" out front; give your friends VIP status so they can cut to the front of the queue when joining, or keep unwanted players out by banning them.
Whether you're using it as your favorite place to play ranked matches with your friends or as a staging ground to practice new tactics and strategies, you can't go wrong. You'll be able to rent servers for periods of one day (€1.49), seven days (€6.99), 30 days (€24.99), or 90 days (€59.99).
The demand to be among the first PlayStation players to rent a Battlefield server will doubtlessly be huge. However, in order to ensure...