Video: LittleBigPlanet Karting Hits November 6th, Sackboy Trailer

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89w ago - Today Community Coordinator Michael Buffaloe has announced that LittleBigPlanet Karting is coming this November 6th, and has shared a fresh Sackboy Summer Sports Trailer video below for fans.

To quote: Good news, everyone... we can finally share the release date for LittleBigPlanet Karting!

You'll be able to get your hands on Sackboy's fastest adventure yet in North America on Tuesday, November 6th.

Now that we've got you nice and amped up, don't forget you can pre-order LittleBigPlanet Karting right now! Those who do will receive an exclusive Kevin Butler Sackboy Costume and Executive Golf Kart.

In LittleBigPlanet Karting, get behind the steering wheel and get ready to race through fun-filled tracks, discover unlockables in 3D environments, and battle in karting arenas filled with pick-up items and weaponry, all in an unmistakably LittleBigPlanet open world.

Here's a new Sackboy Summer Sports video trailer:





Players can sculpt their own unique racing experience using the in-game editor to customize tracks, karts, weapons and Sackboy costumes, then download designs built by players around the world - your race never has to end!
 

Sony Announces The PlayStation Store Summer Sale is Here!

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90w ago - Today Andy Stewart of the PlayStation Store Team has announced that the Summer sale is officially here on PlayStation Network!

To quote: It's Summer!! The time of year when the sun comes out to play and we can enjoy late nights, early mornings and lots of fun.

And of course, for us gamers what it really means is a lot more time to play games, so what better time to introduce the PlayStation Store Summer Sale?

This year, PlayStation Store brings you some outstanding offers on over 50 titles. Starting on the 1st August, the PlayStation Store Summer Sale (or Winter Sale for all our readers shivering away over in Australia and New Zealand) runs all the way to 5th September 2012.

With full Blu-ray games, PlayStation Network titles, PS3 add-ons, PS one Classics, PSP games, minis and movies included, there's bound to be something here to tickle your fancy.

The deals include big savings on the likes of LA Noire Complete Edition (was €39.99, now  €23.99, with an additional 15% off for Plus members) and Midnight Club: Los Angeles Complete Edition (was €24.99, now €17.99, with an additional 25% off for Plus members), but keep your eyes on the PlayStation Store for full details on what's on offer.

But that's not all! As well as having loads...
 

RipStone Games Announce Free Pure Chess DLC This Summer

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92w ago - PR & Marketing Manager Michelle Senior at RipStone Games has announced today that free Pure Chess DLC for both PS3 and PS Vita will arrive on PSN this Summer!

Below are the details, to quote: We launched Pure Chess on PSN earlier this year, and it's the first chess game available for download on both PS3 and PS Vita.

ater this summer, we'll be releasing a new downloadable chess set which will be offered free to all PSN users - and that's where you come in!

We want you to help inspire a name for the upcoming set, which you can do by submitting an idea via Twitter (see full instructions below). Here's an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming downloadable set to get your creative juices flowing...

The set is available in both plastic and metal materials and will be playable in any of the three locations featured in the main game (Museum, Study, and Penthouse).

But what should we call this new set? Tweet us your naming suggestion to @RipstoneGames and include #PureChessComp so we can find your submissions! If you want to enter multiple times, just send multiple Tweets.

We'll select 50 random participants (North America and EU entries only) who will...
 

PSN PLAY Returns This Month with Four Great Games for Summer

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93w ago - Sony Digital Distribution Senior Manager Pierre Gravereau has announced today that PSN PLAY returns this month with four great games for the Summer outlined below.

Top quote: We're very happy to announce the return of PlayStation PLAY, our annual summer program showcasing a diverse lineup of great PSN games and special offers.

PSN PLAY begins July 24 on PSN when the first game in the lineup becomes available for pre-order, and we have all the info on this summer's offering.

You may remember my announcement last summer that PLAY would become an annual program. Guess what? It has returned and we do have a stellar line-up of titles for you this year.

We're again offering 20% off each title for PlayStation Plus members for a limited time, and as a bonus this year, we're giving you cash vouchers to redeemed on PSN for purchasing any two or more of the awesome PSN PLAY titles. Check out what you could get after buying PSN PLAY games:






If you are a fan, you will also appreciate the fact that each of the four PSN PLAY titles in our line-up can be pre-ordered starting a week before they hit the PlayStation Store. Gamers who buy a PSN PLAY game during its pre-order period will receive a...
 

Two New Expansions Coming to The Pinball Arcade This Summer

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93w ago - FarSight Studios Lead Designer Bobby King has officially announced today that two new expansions are coming to The Pinball Arcade this Summer via PSN with details below.

To quote: A lot of people are calling The Pinball Arcade the greatest pinball simulation ever created.

At FarSight, we take great pride in our work and we take this distinction very seriously. We are focused on adding a steady stream of great pinball tables into The Pinball Arcade for both PS3 and PS Vita.

It's always a pleasure to get feedback from hardcore pinball fans telling us how much they appreciate the attention to detail we put into each table. We actually own a real, physical machine of each table, which we re-create digitally. Our studio's rec room and half of our conference room are already full!

So full, in fact, that I'll be moving my favorite machine - Creature from the Black Lagoon – into my office to make room for the some others that we just bought!

We've already released four new tables with two great DLC expansions: Add-On Pack 1 (Medieval Madness, The Machine: Bride of Pin*Bot) and Add-On Pack 2 (Cirqus...
 







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