Sony PS4 Protection Plan, New Day One Update Details and More

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23w ago - Below are details on Sony's PS4 protection plan, some new PlayStation 4 day one update details and more from Shuhei Yoshida on the PS4 overheating, PS3 support and Play Memories.

To quote: "Sony will once again be offering a Protection Plan for their latest console.

For $49.99, plan buyers will receive two years of coverage for their PS4, which includes claim processing available 7 days a week, no out-of-pocket expenses for qualified claims, a pre-paid shipping box and PlayStation certified technicians and genuine PlayStation parts. For ten bucks more, the plan will cover accidental damage.

This comes in additional to a 1-year limited warranty out of the box."

From GamingBolt comes some new day one PS4 update details, as follows:

Kenny Linder, who was previously a part of Sony UK’s recently shuttered BigBig Studios and who is now working on a launch title for both next gen consoles, has revealed some new details on the upcoming Day One...
 

Sci-fi PSN Sale Starts Today: Lost Planet 3, Binary Domain, Vanquish

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24w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team announced that their Sci-fi PSN sale starts today, which includes titles such as Lost Planet 3, Binary Domain, Vanquish and more below!

To quote: The stars might currently be aligning for something big (PS4!) but that doesn't mean we've forgotten about the here and now. Starting today, you can enjoy discounts on a variety of sci-fi themed titles. Jump in now before the savings are lost forever in a black hole!

Why not pick out Super Stardustto get you in gear for Housemarque's next gen arrival, Resogun, which will land in just a matter of weeks. Or how about Platinum Games' deliriously good Vanquish? You can't go wrong at that price! See below for all the savings.

Offers run from 6th November to 20th November.

PS3

Beyond Good & Evil HD
Was £7.99/€9.99, now £3.19/€3.99
Additional PS Plus discount: 25%

Binary Domain
Was £19.99/€24.99, now £11.99/€14.99
Additional PS Plus discount: 25%

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
Was £11.99/€14.99, now £4.99/€5.99
Additional PS Plus discount: 25%

Gravity Crash
Was £6.49/€7.99, now £2.4/€2.95
Additional PS Plus discount: 10%

Lost Planet 3
Was £39.99/€59.99, now £19.99/€29.99
 

Video: Flower, FlOw, Sound Shapes, Escape Plan Coming to PS4

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27w ago - Creative Director Nathan Gary of External Development at Santa Monica Studio announced today alongside a video trailer that Flower, flOw, Sound Shapes and Escape Plan are coming to PS4.

To quote: Hey, this is Nathan Gary over at Sony Santa Monica with some great news for PlayStation fans. For years, the team here at Santa Monica Studio has been pushing the boundaries of gaming with small, innovative games.

Now, some of our best titles are making the jump to new PlayStation platforms - including PS4.

As you may have heard, thatgamecompany's Flower is coming to PS Vita. Today I am happy to officially announce that it is also coming to PS4 and that both versions will launch on November 15th. Now this beautiful, meditative game can be experienced at 1080p and 60fps.





I'm also excited to tell you that Sound Shapes, the ground-breaking musical platformer from Queasy Games, will also be joining Flower in the PS4 launch line-up on November 15th.

Flower isn't the only thatgamecompany title making its way to new places. We are also bringing flOw to PS Vita and PS4. This is the first game TGC released - the one that started it all. It will release for both PS4 and PS Vita on November 29th.
 

God of War: Ascension Goes Digital, Multiplayer Plans Detailed

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27w ago - Sony Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman of Santa Monica Studios announced today that God of War: Ascension is going digital, complete with multiplayer plans below as well!

Toquote: We have a very important update to share with you on behalf of our God of War Development Team. Cue bullet points just ahead!

But wait! Let's start with a gift. If you have yet to experience Composer Tyler Bates (whose credits include 300) official God of War: Ascension soundtrack, enjoy this free track on us:

• God of War: Ascension - The Marked One

Since the release of God of War: Ascension last March, we have supported Multiplayer with a vast amount of DLC - from new weapons and maps, to our brutal 1v1 mode, a fan-driven cape contest, new marks, and more. Even the Gods could not have predicted the level of popularity and impassioned connection to our Multiplayer mode driven by the PlayStation Nation.

As of today, we will not be producing any more DLC content (maps, weapons, armors, marks) for God of War: Ascension Multiplayer, as our primary...
 

Video: Magic 2014 - Duels of the Planeswalkers Expansion Pack Out

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29w ago - Wizards of the Coast Senior European Brand Manager Vicky Korstanje posted up a video today spotlighting the Magic 2014 Duels of the Planeswalkers Expansion Pack which is out now.

To quote: Hi there, Magic fans! I hope you already had the chance to check out Magic 2014 - Duels of the Planeswalkers. Well, now you can explore even more new planes, fight new enemies and face new challenges with the Magic 2014 Expansion.

You haven't heard about Magic 2014 yet? Well, let me give you a few more details.

In this latest instalment of the game you can prove yourself in combat against Chandra Nalaar-a fiercely independent Planeswalker with an affinity for fire and quick temper-then battle your way through the planes to face the mysterious villain trying to pull Chandra's strings. Watch the game play trailer to find out more.





The game has any easy to use tutorial so even if you've never played before you'll learn the basic rules in no time. If you are already familiar with Magic you will enjoy the new Sealed Play game mode in Magic 2014, as well as the cool Sliver creature cards.

Key Features:

• 10 decks; each with cards to unlock
• 250+ cards unlockable through gameplay
 







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