129w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Marketing Coordinator Joey Payne has announced today that SNE is now offering 180 Days of Q Music Unlimited for free on the PS3 entertainment system!
To quote: You are in for a treat: starting today for a limited time, eligible PlayStation 3 owners* can try out a free 180-day Basic subscription of Music Unlimited for free!
That means that you have 6 months to check out the service and listen to 7 million tracks before you decide to sign up for a full subscription.
The Basic service offers an ad-free internet radio style experience with access to dozens of music channels by genre, rap, rock, etc., era, 2000s, 1990s, etc. and mood for example energetic, mellow, morning and many more.
You can personalize the channels by rating played songs as "like" or "dislike" so the music channels become more tailored to your musical preferences.
By using the MusicSync feature (this can only be used via the Q Music Unlimited PC interface) you do not have to go through the lengthy process of uploading your songs to the cloud which you have to do on other services.
To access the 180 day Basic Service free trial, log on to your PlayStation 3 system and click on the Music Unlimited service below...
130w ago - EA Mobile Senior Producer Christophe Gomez has announced that Tetris is getting a free PS3 3D update on PlayStation Network today!
To quote: Greetings, fellow TETRIS enthusiasts! I'm here to deliver some very cool news about our TETRIS game on PlayStation Network.
Ever dreamed of being immersed in a multi-dimensional rain of falling Tetriminos? I know I have. Well, thanks to the wonders of 3D Television (and the EA Production Team); we can all finally live the fantasy.
We just launched one of our most impressive free TETRIS updates ever. TETRIS on PSN will finally be playable in 3D. Yes, you read that right - 3D!
To experience this new option, all you have to do is launch TETRIS on your PS3 and accept the update. That's it! It's available in North America and Europe and is only 75MB.
In addition to TETRIS on PSN boasting 5.1 Dolby Sound, 1080p HD graphics and six different play modes - you will now be able to play TETRIS on your snazzy 3D monitor.
We're really excited about this update and can't wait to compete in PS3-exclusive multiplayer modes, with Tetriminos in our faces!
131w ago - Sony European Brand Manager Penrose Tackie has announced news today of a GT5 PS3 Update 1.10, which is available now on PSN!
Below are the details, to quote: The good news is that with PSN back up and running we have a new update today for GT5.
Kazunori Yamauchi made it clear at launch back in November that the game would continue to develop and be updated during its life cycle.
This latest update from Polyphony comes in the form of version 1.10 and includes many improvements and new features to welcome players back to online racing via PSN.
As well as addressing a few issues and making a few simple improvements to enhance the GT5 experience, update 1.10 adds some exciting new features such as online event prizes, a simpler way to purchase parts, an improved opponent AI algorithm, an easy way to interrupt and save your progress in championship mode, new racing gear choices and a new music track.
This latest version of GT5 should automatically download when your PS3 is connected to the internet. However, to check the version of your software, press the "Manual" button at the bottom of the main menu screen. The version number will be located on the upper left of...
132w ago - Today Overkill Software CEO Bo Andersson has shared a video and details on Payday: The Heist which is coming soon to PS3 via PlayStation Network.
To quote: Hollywood heist movies are, quite simply put, awesome. The high-stakes hits, epic firefights and scene stealing showdowns make for some of the most adrenaline-pumping excitement on the silver screen.
But these sort of over-the-top crime capers are not exactly what you would call "legal," so we here at OVERKILL Software came up with a solution for all you fans out there that want to take up arms and take down a big hit ... PAYDAY: The Heist.
PAYDAY: The Heist is an action-filled first person shooter for the PlayStation Network that lets you take on the role of a hardened career criminal executing intense, dynamic heists in constant pursuit of the next "big score".
Navigate diverse urban settings with three partners in crime – controlled by either AI or your best buddies in co-op multiplayer – and load out with an array of weaponry and equipment as you launch a spectacular crime spree through six high-stake heists, including banks robberies, prisoner extractions and armored car hijackings.
Whether you're blowing the roof off a building to steal a safe with a helicopter or emptying the vault at...
137w ago - Sony's Senior Director Patrick Seybold of Corporate Communications & Social Media has made available Q&A #1 for PlayStation Network and Qriocity Services today.
To quote: First off, we want to again thank you for your patience. We know that the PlayStation Network and Qriocity outage has been frustrating for you. We know you are upset, and so we are taking steps to make our services safer and more secure than ever before. We sincerely regret any inconvenience or concern this outage has caused, and rest assured that we're going to get the services back online as quickly as we can.
We received a number of questions and comments yesterday and early today relating to the criminal intrusion into our network. We'd like to address some of the most common questions today.
We are also going to continue to post updates to this blog with any additional information and insight that we can over the next few days.
We are reading your comments. We are listening to your suggestions. Please keep them coming.
Q: Are you working with law enforcement on this matter? A: Yes, we are currently working with law enforcement on this matter as well as a recognized technology security firm to conduct a complete investigation. This...