133w ago - Shortly following the PS3 Firmware 3.61 update, reports came in that users running L.A. Noire may be causing PS3 consoles to be overheating.
Today Senior Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media Patrick Seybold has addressed concerns on the issue below with an official statement on behalf of Sony and Rockstar Games, as follows:
We have received a very small number of customer support questions about PS3s overheating or shutting down while playing L.A. Noire. At this time, Rockstar Games and Sony can confirm that neither L.A. Noire or firmware update 3.61 are causing the PS3 hardware to overheat.
We are both committed to working hard to find solutions to this and any issues that may arise. If you are experiencing any issues with L.A. Noire or your PS3 hardware, please contact technical support using any of the means provided below:
155w ago - Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment Product Manager Alex Friend has revealed today alongside a video that a new Kombatant is joining Mortal Kombat 9 on the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: Scorpion and Sub Zero, known the world over as the most vicious and devastating rivalry.
Surely there is no way this epic battle between two fighters, whose hatred knows no bounds, could become any more twisted?
Enter a demi-God with a penchant for revenge and a fuse so short even Zeus himself has felt its sting.
This isn't just Mortal Kombat, this is mythical, bone crunching, 'revenge of the Gods' Kombat. This is Kratos Kombat.
160w ago - SCEA San Diego Studios Community Manager Ramone Russell has announced today that next week Sly Cooper and kart will be joining ModNation Racers on the PS3 entertainment system.
To quote: We hope everyone took advantage of Double XP Week and the free Stunt Pack. We've seen some awesome creations with Stunt Pack parts.
Make sure you submit your best Tracks with Stunt Pack parts for Track of the Week. We want to show off the best of the best. Last but certainly not least, we will have more DLC news in the coming weeks.
Sly Cooper and Kart available next week!
Sly Fans Rejoice! To celebrate the launch of the Sly Collection we are releasing the official Sly Cooper Mod and Kart. Now you can not only experience all of Sly's original adventures on your PS3 with the Sly Collection, but you can race with him as well!
Starting next week, Sly and his sweet Kart can be purchased as a bundle from the PSN for $1.99.
Ratchet and Clank available tomorrow!
Previously only available via special pre-order offers, Ratchet and Clank are finally available this week!
ModNation Creations of the Week
Amazing creations in ModNation get shared every day and we are playing a ton of them. If you are interested...
167w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has announced today that Adrianne Curry is joining the Season 2 panelists of The Tester on PSN.
To quote: Adrianne Curry, winner of the first season of "America's Next Top Model" and star of VH1 reality shows "The Surreal Life" and "My Fair Brady" and passionate gamer, will join returning full-time panelist Brent Gocke, Senior Release Manager from SCEA, and host Meredith Molinari, model and host of multiple online music shows, when the first episode of "The Tester" premieres this fall.
We're also fired up to reveal the six additional distinguished gaming industry guest panelists that will join Adrianne, Brent and Meredith this season. They include:
• Stig Asmussen - Game Director for God of War III
• Ted Price - Founder and CEO, Insomniac Games
• Deborah Mars - Senior Producer, SCEA Santa Monica Studios
• Greg Goodrich - Executive Producer of Medal of Honor, Electronic Arts
• Michael McWhertor - Reviews Editor, Kotaku
• Travis Williams - Senior Producer, SCEA San Diego
184w ago - Nordcurrent Managing Director Alex Bravve has announced today that Robin Hood: Return of Richard will be joining Sony's PS3 entertainment system and PSP handheld in Minis format via PSN this week for $4.99.
To quote: Today I'd like to talk about our first Minis game called Robin Hood - Return of Richard that will be available on PSN on the 25th of May for $4.99.
Robin Hood is a shooting adventure game set in medieval England. You play as a Robin Hood, trying to defend local towns and villages from cruel enemies.
Robin Hood's gameplay has its roots in classics shooting and hunting games, such as Duck Hunt or Moorhuhn, but with tons of little cool features.
For example, each level has secret objects that you have to find and shoot, and if you find them all, you will get some bonus points. Or here, in Robin Hood, it is not only you who can shoot enemies, but also enemies can shoot you.
Robin Hood consists of 12 levels. All levels are different in terms of visuals as well as villains. As you progress further, you will be facing against new enemies - for example at some point you will meet a nice catapult guys. If you do not...