22w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team announced today that their PS2 Sale starts today on PlayStation Network.
To quote: Hi everyone! Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone that has shared a favourite memory from the PSone era over the last two weeks. It's great to hear after all this time that there is still such a passion for such a groundbreaking piece of hardware!
Onwards and upward though! Next, PlayStation 2. Released way back in late 2000, PlayStation 2 was the home of some of the best games ever, with all-time greats such as, Kingdom Hearts, God of War, ICO, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Devil May Cry, Final Fantasy X, Tekken 5, Grand Theft Auto III and many, many more.
With over 150 million units sold (and counting), PS2 is to this day still regarded as one of the finest gaming machines ever created.
PlayStation 2 was the first home console I could claim as my own. My parents were quite anti-gaming and were convinced it'd melt my brain, so I'd only really play games when I snuck to the arcades with my brothers.
However, after a lot of begging (and saving my lunch money), I was finally able to get one for my birthday. My first game was Tekken Tag Tournament. Sadly I didn't have a memory card for a while, so I'd barely experience...
22w ago - CCP Games Community Developer CCP Eterne confirmed today that their Dust 514 PS3 live event featuring Mordu's Challenge starts tomorrow.
To quote: Since DUST 514 launched as the first free-to-play massively multiplayer first-person shooter on PlayStation 3 in May, the battlefields of New Eden have been exploding with activity.
If you haven't jumped in and created your immortal DUST character yet, our latest in-game event is the perfect time to start your mercenary career.
On Thursday, July 11th, we are issuing Mordu's Challenge, which throws down the gauntlet to players to rack up kills, achieve hacks and cause massive destruction to win lethal in-game gear.
Are you the speedy Scout who dives in, hacks objectives, and then gets out? Or are you a Heavy-suited Forge Gunner who can blow apart installations with a few shots? No matter what your play style is, there is an objective for you to reach and earn some excellent gear.
From Thursday, July 11th until Thursday, July 18th, you can take part in any public match to show Mordu's Legion your skills! The event offers four separate challenges to take on. Go for the goals that most suit your play style or take down all the objectives and earn a special bonus reward!
22w ago - Square Enix Marketing Coordinator Luke Icenhower posted up a video comparison today on Final Fantasy X/X-2: SD vs HD alongside pre-order details for the Art Book Edition below!
To quote: Hey everybody! I know you're all excited about FINAL FANTASY X / X-2 HD Remaster, so it brings me great joy to announce that, in very limited quantities, those who pre-order the game on PlayStation 3 for $39.99 will receive a free upgrade to the Limited Edition art book package!
I'll go ahead and wait for you to stop jumping up and down or tweeting your friends.
Now on to the fun part! We're offering you several pieces of original concept art from the early development phases of FINAL FANTASY X and X-2 over ten years ago, lovingly bound in a beautiful 24-page art book package. I mean, just look at that thing! It's so gorgeous...
But that's not all! We've also gathered quotes and commentary from several of the original development team members, including a special message to you, the fans, from Producer Yoshinori Kitase himself!
In case you're not in the know, FINAL FANTASY X|X-2 HD Remaster will be available...
23w ago - Sony Senior Manager Pierre Gravereau of Digital Distribution announced today news of some hot discounts starting tomorrow as part of their PSN Summer Blast event.
To quote: Summer is upon us, and what better way to ring in the warmest season of the year than with some scorching-hot discounts on great PSN action games?
We have a huge line-up of titles this year, and starting tomorrow we're offering new ones each week for the next two weeks. We're giving everyone the opportunity to save up to 60% off on Summer Blast titles, and as a bonus we're offering PlayStation Plus members up to 80% off!
Check the Store tomorrow for this week's offers, and on July 9th for the second week of deals. Make sure to grab the games you want while they're on sale, because these discounts won't last forever!
Here is this year's Summer Blast line-up:
July 2nd - 9th
Call Of Duty Black Ops II (PS3) - Regular Price: $59.99 Sale Price: $41.99 PlayStation Plus Price: $37.79
The Amazing Spider-Man (PS3) - Regular Price: $49.99 Sale Price: $29.99 PlayStation Plus Price: $20.99
Batman Arkham Asylum (PS3) - Regular Price: $19.99 Sale Price: $9.99 PlayStation Plus Price: $5.00
The Lord of the Rings: Aragorn's Quest (PS Vita/PSP) - Regular Price: $9.99...
24w ago - Sony PS Store and Plus Content Manager Chris Howe announced that their PSOne PSN Sale starts today, and invites fans to share #PlayStationMemories with details below.
To quote: Hi everyone! I hope that you are all as excited as we are after E3 for the rapidly approaching launch of PlayStation 4. Duly, we thought this would be the ideal time to take a look back at the history of PlayStation.
For the next eight weeks we're going to take a trip down memory lane as we remember the consoles, the games and the experiences that have shaped nearly 20 years of classic console gaming.
This is your opportunity to share some of your best gaming moments with us and your fellow gamers. Make sure you check out PlayStation Blog, PlayStation forums and our Twitter and Facebook pages to get involved! Not only that, but also make sure you visit the PlayStation Store and grab some great discounts on some classic titles.
We will start our journey by spending the next two weeks taking a look back at the original PlayStation - a console so popular it went on to become the first platform to sell over...