Sony Giving Away Money in PlayStation Home

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274w ago - If you're in one of the regions supported by Sony Computer Entertainment Asia you can get $10 HKD for free if you track down the money god avatar.

$10 HKD isn't much, it's like $1.30 US, but it's interesting to see Sony run such a promotion. Sure, it's not enough to buy a PlayStation Network game, but you can get a virtual item by finding the money god. Or you can save your money and hope Sony Computer Entertainment Asia runs more of these so you can get a free game.

No word if Sony is going to try this strategy in other regions of if this is only a Sony Computer Entertainment Asia strategy.

Terms and Conditions:

- You must be a Hong Kong member or Singapore member of Playstation®Network in order to participate in the event. Each eligable PSN account can only play one time.
- The reward top-up will be transferred to the PSN account by the end of 6 Feb, 2009.
- Funds added to PSN wallet are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- SCEH has the right to alter the terms and conditions of the competition. In case of dispute, SCEH reserves the right to make final decision.
 

CES 2009: Who Won the Street Fighter IV PlayStation Event?

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274w ago - Just under a week ago we shared news of a tournament where fans could compete with the winner being awarded a Collector's Edition Street Fighter IV.

Today, Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein made a follow-up on the PS Blog with the results as follows:

That'd be Team PlayStation, as represented by Joe C. in the CES Street Fighter IV event.

Capcom threw one heck of an event: swank hotel suite, 4 PS3 Street Fighter setups with the official, upcoming Mad Catz arcade sticks and Fight Pads, and a bracket of fighters ready to whup each other up in Street Fighter IV.

The last man standing was Joe C., who powered his way through the tourney with Sagat. He Tiger Uppercutted Major Nelson's representative, Josh (via E. Honda), in a dramatic title...
 

Skate 2 Install for PlayStation 3 Requires 2GB of Hard Drive Space

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274w ago - According to MTV, the box of Skate 2 for the PS3 indicates that the game requires 2182MB.

So if you're running low on HDD space for the PS3, then you may wish to consider clearing some room for this one!

To quote: A quick public service announcement: We're still in the era of PS3 games that require installations and/or major chunks of hard drive space.

The box for this month's "Skate 2" indicates that it requires 2182 MB. So free some hard drive space if, like me, you're running out of room.
 

New Metal Gear Online Campaign Announced for PlayStation 3

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274w ago - Konami has announced that a new "Welcome Rookie" campaign is headed for Metal Gear Online.

The campaign provides new users who register up to mid-February with a special pack that includes voice content and 5,000 game reward points.

To quote: Konami is attempting to wrangle in more new Metal Gear Online gamers today as it announced a "Welcome Rookie" campaign for the online tactical shooter. The campaign aims to provide new users who register up until February 16th, 2009 with a special codec pack which includes new voice content and 5,000 in-game reward points which can be used to get new items for players' characters.

The exclusive Welcome Rookie Campaign is only open to players who have not previously installed and registered the retail version of Metal Gear Online on their PLAYSTATION 3 entertainment system. Some of the game items that can be purchased from the MGO shop are only available to those who have purchased the Metal Gear Online Expansion Packs. For more information please visit: http://www.konami.jp/metal/mgo/.

Fans who have never played Metal Gear Online have the opportunity to download a free version now thru January 29th. The free demo, along with a free Metal Gear Solid 4 demo, are available on the PlayStation Network.
 

Insomniac: Resistance 2 Patch is Coming for PlayStation 3

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274w ago - Insomniac has confirmed that it is working on releasing a patch for Resistance 2 very shortly.

Although they didn't post any specific details, it was more of a general note to address the fans and make it clear that they are listening to complaints.

To quote: After weeks of no comments from Insomniac we have finally gotten an Official announcement on the MyResistance.net boards that Insomniac is indeed working on releasing a patch "very shortly."

Only problem is this announcement was to address the fans and make note that Insomniac is listening to our complaints and contains no further info.

In reply to a members comment, Bryan (IG employee) noted that the technical flaws are very well known and are being addressed, but rather or not those fixes will appear in the coming patch are still up in the air.
 







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