167w ago - Public Relations Specialist Ashley Beaulac at Sony Computer Entertainment Canada has revealed that beginning today Netflix is streaming its way to Canadian PlayStation 3 users.
To quote: For those of you who don't know what Netflix is, it's the leading internet movie subscription service, which basically means that all of us Canadians can now watch an unlimited amount of movies and TV episodes for $7.99 a month.
Now your PlayStation 3 is able to stream from Netflix right to your TV, letting you chose from thousands of movie and TV episodes; watch as much as you want, whenever you want.
To get started simply look for the Netflix icon under the video icon in your XMB (cross media bar).
For all our friends in the US and current Netflix members, you'll have to continue using the instant streaming disc for your PS3 system until the Netflix application icon becomes available for you in October.
For all our French speaking friends, Netflix intends to add French language capability over time.
Still not sure if Netflix is right for you and your PS3? Visit www.netflix.ca/ps3 for your free one-month trial and see for yourself! With no late delivery fees, can your Wednesday get any better?
178w ago - This weekend ConsolePress.com (linked above) and GamingEverything.com have posted up some new scans leaked from the latest Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Magazine of the upcoming PS3 and XBox 360 Mortal Kombat 2011 title by Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment.
EGM was able to do an extensive interview with the team behind the new title, and according to the developers the game will return to its "2D roots".
The 3D sidestepping has been removed, as the game is once again restricted to a 2D plane of movement. It was also hinted that it will be the fastest game in the series.
In addition, a new Super Meter was added as shown. It can be charged to 3 levels used to either enhance a special move, break a combo or unleash the new devastating attack called "X-Ray Mode".
During this attack, characters engage in a combo that takes around 40% damage (depending on the character) and can also be chained in another combo. During these devastating attacks, the opponent's internal damage is shown with each character has different organ models.
179w ago - Square Enix Brand Manager Rob Rutter has officially announced today that Lord Of Arcana is coming to Sony's PSP and PSPgo handheld consoles.
To quote: I'm pleased to be able to announce today an exciting new PSP game coming soon called Lord of Arcana.
Set in the world of Horodyn, players take on the role of slayers trying to get their hands on the incredible power of Arcana.
Here are some early gameplay details and screenshots direct from Japan
'LORD of ARCANA is a new action game from Square Enix for the PSP (PlayStationPortable) system!
Set in a unique and beautiful fantasy world, this new action game with exciting multiplayer gameplay is coming soon.
Simultaneous multi-player gaming is available for up to four players, allowing you to team up with friends to face tough monsters and battles together.
The stunning monster artwork in the game has been designed in collaboration with many well-known illustrators who have been successful both abroad and in Japan, including some renowned Square Enix staff.
With incredible visuals and non-stop action, mixed with great multiplayer co-op and creatures designed by a variety of world-famous illustrators, LORD of ARCANA...
179w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has announced today that the PlayStation Network video delivery service is now officially available in Canada just in time to celebrate Canada Day.
To quote: Happy Canada Day! Today we are pleased to extend the PlayStation Network video delivery service to our friends and neighbors in Canada!
You've been loud and clear about wanting this service in Canada, and starting today, you can check it out on PlayStation Store on the PS3 or PSP.
As an added bonus, people who visit the Canadian video store between July 1 - July 14 will receive an email with a code for a free SD copy of Charlie's Angels (This offer is valid in CANADA ONLY). Enjoy!
Beginning June 13 through July 10, for every copy of MLB 10 The Show purchased for PS3 in US retail stores, SCEA will donate $10 of its proceeds to SU2C to fuel research centered on getting new treatments to patients quickly and saving lives.
With Father's Day approaching in just over a week, MLB 10 The Show provides the perfect gift for the baseball fanatic dad in your family.
Not only will fans get the most authentic and realistic sports game around, but it will also allow them to join the ever-growing SU2C community to raise awareness and support for cancer research.
Major League Baseball is a founding partner of SU2C and has been continuing to support in the years since. We're thrilled to join...