79w ago - Sony's Senior Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein is here with details on PlayStation's E3 2012 Press Conference and related updates below, as follows:
This is it: the 2012 PlayStation E3 Press Conference! News, trailers, reveals, and live demos are coming your way, and you can watch it any way you want: On the Web, through Facebook, on the PS3 XMB (Look in the What’s New section), anywhere you take your PS Vita via the free Nico Nico app, or RIGHT HERE!
Festivities start at 5.30pm Pacific/8.30pm Eastern/1.30am London/9.30am Tokyo.
We’ll lead off with a live pre-show featuring new, exclusive gameplay demos, interviews, and previews of the press conference. We’ll wrap up with a sneak peek of the PlayStation E3 booth, which you won’t want to miss.
The press conference is just the beginning of the packed live E3 programming! SPOILER! We’re loading the schedule Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday with over 30 live gameplay...
79w ago - Today Sony's Director of Handheld Consoles Product Planning and Platform Software Innovation Don Mesa has announced that YouTube is officially coming to the PS Vita handheld at the end of June!
To quote: Hi everyone! PS Vita was developed with the idea of creating and delivering compelling content for gamers.
With the recent announcements of applications such as nico nico, Treasure Park, Wake-up Club, and Skype, we're continuing to build out PS Vita's portfolio of applications. Today, we're very excited to announce the latest application addition to PS Vita - YouTube!
Coming at the end of June, YouTube will be available as a free downloadable application for PS Vita via the PS Vita Store. With the YouTube application on PS Vita, you can watch millions of YouTube videos on the stunning 5" OLED screen, from comedy to gaming tips to today's viral trends.
The YouTube application features many of the functions you're already familiar with - you can easily search for videos, choose favorites and make comments, and your personal YouTube account is available right on your PS Vita.
As we move further into 2012, we look forward to introducing you to more unique,...
80w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates today, as follows:
The much asked for Gravity Rush demo reaches European shores today.
With the ability to control gravity, you play as Kat, lost in a strange city with no memory of her past; you must now save the world from an incoming gravity storm. Experience a sample of the pretty visuals and soothing soundtrack in Gravity Rush.
14 August 1951: the attack on North America has just begun. Resist the brutal Chimeran invasion as Tom Riley, a hardened New York firefighter, as he strikes out alone to find his missing wife and child in Resistance: Burning Skies, an all-new first person shooter for PlayStation Vita.
Now! Fight your rival! Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, previously only available as an upgrade pack, is now available to download from PlayStation Store as a complete game.
If you missed Arcade Edition before, this update brings in 4 new characters Yun, Yang, Evil Ryu and Oni and a whole host of gameplay refinements.
New DLC includes a Starhawk pack for LittleBigPlanet 2, featuring new costumes from the recent game. Batman: Arkham City has an all new expansion revolving around our favourite Clown Prince of Crime's special...
80w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates below, as follows:
It's looking to be another stellar week in the PlayStation Store, with great content coming for both your PS Vita and PS3 systems today!
We start with the launch of Resistance: Burning Skies for PS Vita, which ushers in a new era of portable first-person shooters.
With dual-analog control, robust multiplayer features and amazing weapon functionality, this is one chapter in the Resistance universe you won't want to miss, so be sure to download your copy today from the PlayStation Store.
RipStone's Pure Chess offers something for players regardless of skill level. If you think of yourself as a chess master, match your wits against the genius AI.
With gorgeous looks, asynchronous multiplayer, and amazingly detailed environments to play in, this timeless game finds a whole new life. This awesome game is available today on the PlayStation Store for both PS Vita and PS3.
There's even more must-have downloads for PS Vita owners this week, with the new Nico Nico app and the Gravity Rush demo. With Nico Nico, watch videos from both professional and enthusiast broadcasters.
80w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Paul Sullivan has officially introduced PSN Ultimate Editions, which are hitting PlayStation Store later today.
To quote: On Tuesday, May 29th, the PlayStation Store delivers Ultimate Editions to the PlayStation Nation!
We're bundling terrific PS3 Full Games with all of their DLC and offering these Ultimate Editions at great prices with even bigger discounts for PlayStation Plus members! There is truly no better time to beef up your game collection.
Choose from these awesome titles:
• Red Dead Redemption with Legends and Killers, Liars and Cheats and Undead Nightmare
• Rockstar's open-world Western with DLC offering nine new multiplayer maps, over 25 new multiplayer characters, additional new multiplayer weapons and new trophies. Oh, zombies, too!
$27.99 ($19.59 for PlayStation Plus Members!)
• InFAMOUS 2 Complete Edition - Cole MacGrath returns in SuckerPunch's action adventure hit. Help save New Marais from the Beast, and itself.
$33.99 ($23.79 for PlayStation Plus Members!)
• BioShock 2 with Exclusive Character Pack, Minerva's Den, The Protector Trials, Rapture Metro and Sinclair Solutions. This survival horror shooter from 2K Games picks up eight years...