221w ago - Today SCEE has announced PSN hit Wipeout HD will see a Blu-ray release for the PlayStation 3 console.
The release will include the original game, as well as the recently released Fury expansion, all for £19.99 and released on October 16, 2009.
To quote: It comes as it was rumored this morning a Dutch PS3 site had the game listed for retail for €24.99 on the same date.
Press Release: Announcing WipEout¬®HD Fury on Blu-ray Disc
Get the complete WipEout HD experience for PLAYSTATION¬®3 (PS3™) on one Blu-ray Disc with all extra downloadable content included
London, 14th September: Insane speeds, breathtaking graphics, online racing and a pumping dance soundtrack - that's the best-selling PlayStation¬®Network game WipEout HD for PLAYSTATION¬®3 (PS3™).
Now, the complete anti-gravity racing experience is being released on a single Blu-ray Disc that will combine not just the original WipEout HD title - a stunning High Definition reworking of the greatest tracks from the iconic franchise - but also the Fury expansion pack.
The resulting package will give racers 14 reversible racetracks to race solo, against friends or against eight players online, 12 teams to choose from, a huge arsenal of...
225w ago - At GamesCom today, Sony's Kaz Hirai has confirmed the PS3 is getting a new model. That's right, the PS3 Slim! It will be available in stores during the first week of September and include the same features and functionality.
A 120GB hard drive is also included, and it will be 33 percent smaller and 36 percent lighter than the original PS3 console.
The cost? It will be 299. That's $299, 299 euros and 29980 yen. That will also be the price for the current PS3 starting tomorrow.
The PS3 Slim (below) looks like the leaked box model rumored from several months ago.
Finally, a release date for the PS3 Slim will vary by region but it will be available everywhere by September 1, 2009.
225w ago - As a follow-up to our previous post, today SCEA Marketing Manager Mark Valledor has officially announced LittleBigPlanet - Game of the Year Edition for PS3. According to the boxart (below), it's also bound for PlayStation Home.
To quote: Today, we're pleased to announce the upcoming release of LittleBigPlanet - Game of the Year edition, which will ship to stores on September 8th for $59.99 with a "Sackful" of bonus content.
First off, you'll get the full award-winning LittleBigPlanet gameplay experience, or as we like to call it "Play Create Share" - ok, that was a bit to 'infomercially' (sorry), but you get the idea.
Everything that made LittleBigPlanet one of the biggest games on the PS3 is in there.
Next, to give our new fans a taste of the over 1,000,000 user-generated levels available on the PlayStation Network, Media Molecule has hand-picked 18 extraordinary people to Create bonus levels specifically for the GOTY edition - complete with interviews with each creator. We loved how these levels turned out and hope you will to.
And, for everyone looking for a great value, the...
226w ago - It now appears the XBox 360 is officially the only console to stream Netflix, leaving Sony's PS3 (with the exception of Bravia TVs) and the Nintendo Wii (PlayOn notwithstanding) to utilize other services.
At the very bottom of Microsoft's long list of details surrounding today's Xbox LIVE update, it states that the Netflix Watch Instantly integration is now an "exclusive partnership," with Microsoft going so far as to say that the "Xbox 360 will be the only game console to offer this movie-watching experience, available to Xbox LIVE Gold members who are also Netflix unlimited plan subscribers."
To quote: Netflix Partnership - This exclusive partnership offers you the ability to instantly stream movies and TV episodes from Netflix to the television via Xbox 360.
Xbox 360 will be the only game console to offer this movie-watching experience, available to Xbox LIVE Gold members who are also Netflix unlimited plan subscribers, at no additional cost.
From the Netflix Web site, simply add movies and TV episodes to your instant Queue,...