PlayStation Mobile Developer Program Launches, Download the SDK

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74w ago - Sony Senior Manager Sarah Thomson of Content Acquisition announced today that the PlayStation Mobile Developer Program has officially launched and those who register can download the SDK.

Below are the details, to quote: I'm one of several members of the team leading our new platform, PlayStation Mobile, working to get you fun, engaging titles on a multitude of PlayStation-Certified smartphones and tablets.

Since we launched PlayStation Mobile on October 3rd, we've been receiving a steady stream of positive responses from both developers and consumers. All of your feedback is crucial to the success of PlayStation Mobile, and we've been working diligently these last few weeks to bring more titles to the newest PlayStation platform.

Get ready to see this library expand in the coming months, because today we are happy to announce the launch of the PlayStation Mobile Developer Program, which provides an enhanced and open environment for content developers to create and release their content on PlayStation Mobile.

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PlayStation Suite Developer Program SDK Now Open Beta, FAQ Out

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104w ago - Following up on the previous announcement and GDC 2012 presentation, today Sony has officially launched the PlayStation Suite SDK v0.98 as Open Beta alongside an FAQ below!

The PlayStation Suite SDK had previously been in Closed Beta since November last year, but now the free SDK is available for anyone to download, and one notable addition to the Open Beta is that it allows for content to be developed for the PS Vita too.

Download: PlayStation Suite SDK 0.98 (287 MB)

What developers can expect from this release is:

  • The ability to create games and apps for touchscreen and physical button devices.
  • Test and debug what they have developed on PlayStation Certified Devices and the PlayStation Vita.
  • Access the Developer Forums to discuss issues and information with other developers and SCE employees.

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Sony Unveils PlayStation Suite SDK Developer Program Presentation

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109w ago - Following up on our previous article, this weekend Sony has made available a GDC 2012 Presentation (PDF) slideshow of their Developer Program for the PlayStation Suite SDK.

To quote: Thank you very much for your interest in the Developer Program for PlayStation Suite (PS Suite). The Developer Program for PS Suite will provide content developers PlayStation Suite SDK (PS Suite SDK), a set of development tools and software libraries.

We will release the open beta version of PS Suite SDK to content developers in April 2012 and the official version later this year. Contents developed with the official version of PS Suite SDK will be distributed through PlayStation Store and can be enjoyed on PlayStation Certified devices, as well as PlayStation Vita.

Please refer to the GDC 2012 presentation slides (PDF 4.7MB) for details.

Finally, from tthousand via PSX-Scene (linked above) on the SDK contents:

PS Suite Studio (IDE based on MonoDevelop)

  • Debugger
  • Project Template
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Sony Outlines Journey PS3 Early Access and Pre-Order Program

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111w ago - For those who are not PlayStation Plus subscribers, today Associate Product Marketing Manager Brian Dunn has outlined how you can still obtain Journey early access alongside pre-order program details below.

To quote: If you have been following Journey, then you're probably as excited as I am about its release next week on March 13, as the first game in our Spring Fever event this year.

The reviews so far have been fantastic, and I can't wait to get online and experience the game online with other Journey fans.

If you caught Friday's update from Kellee, the last line of her post about big news coming Monday probably had you wondering what sort of news might be coming.

Well, earlier this morning I'm sure you saw this month's PS Plus blog post revealing that Journey will be available this week for all PS Plus members, one week ahead of the normal release date. What's more, this early access purchase comes with a bonus, an exclusive PS3 dynamic theme featuring some concept art from the game.

And if you're not a Plus member, we are also launching a special pre-order program as well. You'll be able to put your money down for the game and get hold...
 

Sony's Welcome Back Program Content Available - Details Inside

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150w ago - PlayStation Network Sr. Director Susan Panico has announced that Sony's Welcome Back Program is available now, with details as follows:

We're so excited to welcome you back to PlayStation Network. With the PlayStation Store back online, we've been getting all caught up this week, having launched an abundance of amazing content for download on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable devices across games, movies, themes and DLC.

Today, we're excited to launch the Welcome Back program to thank you for your loyalty, and below, we've got what you need in order to get access to the included content. So, here's a list of questions about the program. If you don't see your question below, mention it in the comments and we'll do our best to provide an answer.

Thanks again for your patience and understanding as we restored the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services - your support has meant a lot to us and is greatly appreciated.

Q: What's in the Welcome Back Program?
A: To start, all PSN members who had signed up before the outage (April 20, 2011) will be able to select two games for the PS3 and two games for the PSP systems.

For PS3 owners, go to the 'Welcome Back' section in the PlayStation Store, and select 2 titles from the following...
 







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