PlayStation Plus February 2012 Preview: Free Games and More!

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116w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with the PlayStation Plus February 2012 preview today, which offers a free Simpsons Arcade Game, Far Cry 2, Final Fantasy V and more detailed below!

To quote: February is nearly here, so it's time to have a look at what's coming to PlayStation Plus.

To start, we're excited to bring new release The Simpsons Arcade Game as a free offering for PlayStation Plus subscribers!

Releasing on February 7th, subscribers will be able to relive this classic title remastered in HD, complete with the online four-player cooperative play it's famous for.

To celebrate Valentine's Day, Plus subscribers will have access to download a bonus PS3 full game - Far Cry 2.

You're also going to want to check out the other free games coming throughout the month, including Square Enix's PS one classic Final Fantasy V, two PlayStation minis, six additional PSN games, and the SEGA Genesis Bundle - timed with SEGA's two-week release and sale on the Store put back in Plus just in case anyone missed them.

In the discount department, PlayStation Plus subscribers will want to keep their eyes out for great sales on games like new release...
 

Video: Pulse 1/31 Edition Featuring Soulcalibur V Preview Out

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116w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi is here with a preview video of the Pulse 1/31 Edition featuring Soulcalibur V.

To quote: This edition of Pulse concludes a busy, busy January with a look at the new Soulcalibur V that returns to the 17th century with lots of new characters including Ezio from Assassin's Creed.

Christina Lee also previews the upcoming PSN shooter Gotham City Imposters that pits vigilantes dressed up as Batman against criminals dressed up like the Joker. Predictably, mayhem ensues!

In other dress-up news for you digital fashionistas, PlayStation Home's got a new game coming called Wardrobe Wars where you can dress to impress and let the community vote for who's got 'it' and who does not. And, don't miss a look at the UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception Flashback Map Pack #1 that's part of the Fortune Hunter's Club.





Download PULSE, presented by the PlayStation Network in full HD when the PlayStation Store updates later today and also look for the full edition in the "What's New" section on the XMB.
 

Video: Sony Unveils PlayStation Access TV Episode 18 Preview

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116w ago - Sony Community Manager MusterBuster has unveiled a preview video today for PlayStation Access Episode 18 below.

To quote: If you could reach out and touch this week's episode of Access TV it would feel small, sleek and curiously curvy.

That's right, episode 18 of Access is on YouTube now, and it's decidedly PlayStation Vita-shaped, with our headline spot devoted to showing off the tricks, tech and awesome launch titles of the glorious new handheld.

Check out the likes of Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Little Deviants and Reality Fighters right now.

And it doesn't end there. We've also got a report from the first PS Vita Rooms event in Manchester, where gamer crowds joined a packed line-up of celebs and performers in checking out the machine (and if you like what you see, make a date in your diary for the last PS Vita Rooms in London next month).





It's hard to top Manchester for glamour locations, but the team managed it this week with a visit to Rome, where we caught up with Vigil Games honcho and comic book star Joe Madureira about his work on Darksiders II.
 

Video: Sony Unveils PlayStation Access Episode 17 Preview

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117w ago - Sony Community Manager MusterBuster has unveiled a preview video of PlayStation Access Episode 17 below today.

To quote: Here's something that's sure to give you that Friday feeling - Episode 17 of Access TV is now available on YouTube complete with mega PS3 exclusive The Last of Us as game of the week.

The team flew out to Naughty Dog towers in Santa Monica to bring you exclusive access to PS3′s most talked about game of 2012, including interviews with creative director Neil Druckmann and game director Bruce Straley.

Also on the agenda is super-powered action sequel Prototype 2, as the Access TV crew fly out to Canada (they're really wracking up the air miles) and catch up with developers Radical Games.

Spawn creator Todd McFarlane is also on hand to talk about his latest project - the sprawling delights of fantasy RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. Everything from the design of monsters to the landscapes has been overseen by the comic book ace, and it really shows.

There's your regular does of PS3 news and PlayStation Store content to feast upon, including all the info you need on Access' ongoing Vita Rooms events, which let you get hands-on with PlayStation Vita before its UK launch...
 

Video: Sony Unveils Pulse 1/17 PS3 Edition: Preview of 2012

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118w ago - Today Sony PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has unveiled the Pulse 1/17 PS3 Edition which includes a video preview of what's to come in 2012!

To quote: After an extended holiday break, PULSE returns today with a look at some of the big games coming in 2012.

From the gorgeous Final Fantasy XIII-2 scheduled at the end of this month, Twisted Metal on Valentine's Day through Spring releases such as the highly anticipated crossover Street Fighter X Tekken, the intriguing Journey, and the 'build and battle' of Starhawk, we hope you enjoy these reminders of the year ahead.

Christina Lee also takes a look at some of the PlayStation Vita games just over the horizon and also looks back at top game downloads of 2011 with a Top 11 list of the best.





Watch the full edition of PULSE in the "What's New" section under the PlayStation Network icon when the PlayStation Store updates later today.

Remember, you can also download in full HD or to you PSP.
 







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