New PS3 and PSN Releases for the Week of June 27, 2011

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147w ago - Sony's Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:

Beyond Good and Evil receives the HD treatment and headlines this week. Mr. X, Axel, Blaze, Skate and Max make their PSN debut when Streets of Rage 2 also makes its PSN premiere.

Naughty Dog and the cast of UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception welcome you to multiplayer beta this week, with exclusive early access to all PlayStation Plus members.

The Drop brings Arcade editions, fitness systems and a heavy dosage of demos this week.

PlayStation 3

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition - Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition features a roster of 39 characters such as Ryu, Chun-li, Juri, El Fuerte, and Rufus, while adding 4 new characters to the roster including classic combatants from previous Street Fighter games like Yun and Yang as well as the all-new Oni.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior - When the democratic government of Isla Trueno is overthrown, an aggressive and hostile military command rises to power. A highly trained special ops unit is sent in to help the rebels accomplish objectives that only a sniper can handle. In addition to intense sniper missions, players will also take part in a variety...
 

Video: Sony Announces Killzone 3 PS3 Triple-XP Weekend!

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147w ago - Killzone Community Editor Victor Zuylen has announced news of a Killzone 3 PS3 Triple-XP weekend starting today!

To quote: Earlier this week we released the third DLC pack for Killzone 3, "From The Ashes," as well as a DLC bundle containing all three DLC packs. Of course there's only one way to celebrate this momentous occasion – organize a Triple XP Weekend!

You read that right - from Friday, June 24 at 9:00AM Pacific Time, until Monday, June 27 at 9:00AM, all XP earned in Killzone 3's multiplayer matches will be tripled.

So whether you're exploring new DLC maps or just re-acquainting yourself with the stock maps, you'll rank up faster than ever!




 

Sony Announces PlayStation Official App v1.1 is Coming Soon

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147w ago - Update: The Sony PlayStation Official App version 1.1 for both Android and iPhone is now available!

Sony Portal Manager Emmanuel Orssaud has announced today that the PlayStation Official App v1.1 is coming soon from the iTunes and Android Market.

To quote: I'm pleased to announce that the next version (1.1) will include some of the most requested features.

This new version will be available for download in a few weeks from iTunes and Android Market. Let's take a look at the new features and improvements.

In the MyPSN section you'll be able to order your friend list based on their online status and search for friends.

You will now have the ability to compare trophy information with your friends in more detail, as shown in the screenshots below.

In the Blog section, you'll now be able to comment directly from the app and also rate the posts in portrait and landscape mode.

Share & Discuss

There is a new section in the app called Share & Discuss. In there you'll find all our official
PlayStation updates from Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Please note that this new version will not support Android 1.6 anymore. Please upgrade your firmware before installing the new version of the PlayStation...
 

SNE Offers 180 Days of Q Music Unlimited for Free on PS3

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147w 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...
 

Sony PlayStation Store PS3 and PSP Updates for June 21, 2011

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148w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:

It's the first day of summer and the PlayStation Store has some great updates for everyone today.

More "Welcome Back" offers from EA are available in PlayStation Plus, and they include great discounts for 3 on 3 NHL Arcade, Madden NFL Arcade and The Masters Eagle Pack for Tiger Woods 2012.

Alien Zombie Mega Death, available for $7.99, is the new PS3 downloadable game this week. And for those of you with PlayStation Move and/or a 3D-enabled television, you'll want to try the Virtua Tennis 4 demo (which supports both Move and 3D!).

There's tons of great add-ons to your favorite PS3 games, including DLC for Marvel vs Capcom 3, L.A. Noire, Killzone 3, Rock Band 3 and more.

As a reminder, there are less than two weeks left to get the Welcome Back offers of the free PS3 and PSP games and free 30-day access to PlayStation Plus. Visit the PlayStation Store today!

PlayStation Plus

Discounted Games

• 3 on 3 NHL Arcade (PlayStation Plus price $3.00, regular price $9.99)
• Madden NFL Arcade (PlayStation Plus price $5.00, regular price $9.99)
• Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters Eagle Pack (PlayStation...
 







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