137w ago - Sony's PS Home Community Specialist GlassWalls has announced the arrival of PlayStation Home version 1.5 update with the addition of a Sodium Personal Space and an Aurora War Event.
To quote: PlayStation Home will be taken offline this evening for our weekly content publish.
While this downtime will occur approximately 24 hours earlier than what you have become accustomed to per our regular schedule, when the doors are re-opened on the morning of Wednesday, April 20th, you'll find that PlayStation Home will be updated to version 1.5 and will, in turn, be bigger and better than ever before.
PlayStation Home v1.5 was developed with one singular goal in mind: high-quality games. The 1.5 update will introduce a suite of new technology for developers with tools that will provide their future games with real-time multiplayer, improved physics, as well as more realistic graphics and animations.
PlayStation Home v1.5 is packed with tools and features that will enable developers to expand the types of games possible on the platform - from first-person shooters with real-time, peer-to-peer multiplayer to racing games and more.
Also coming with v1.5 are more avatar save slots (24!), new facial building features, better furniture management, various graphical tweaks...
157w ago - PlayStation Home Community Manager Locust_Star has revealed today alongside a video that a free multiplayer space combat game dubbed Novus Prime is hitting PlayStation Home.
To quote: Calling all PlayStation Home residents! Reports of an impending attack on Central Plaza have come through the PlayStation Home Community Management office.
Our friends over at Hellfire Games are asking you, the resistance, to report to the new Novus Prime space station. From there you will board a state-of-the-art fighter ship and engage the enemy in a free-to-play action multiplayer space combat game.
Form teams of up to four players and embark on a score of dangerous missions where you will employ cutting-edge weaponry in intense battles against massive fleets of foes. Purchase new ships, weapons, and upgrades from the workshop, customizing your fighters' styling and gear.
Take your avatars out into zero-G, floating freely while shooting the parasitic crawlers that drill into the station's hull. The best pilots can even earn an exclusive animated officer's jacket! Do you have what it takes to fight back the invaders? Head into PlayStation Home Thursday, December 2nd to join the fight!
174w ago - As part of The Empire Strikes Back 30th anniversary, Sony Online Community Specialist Locust_Star has revealed today that PlayStation Home is getting a new Star Wars Mos Eisley Cantina space and themed items.
To quote: This year marks the 30th anniversary of one of the most critically acclaimed installments of one of the most popular films of all time – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
And this Thursday, August 4th 5th, we kick off the celebration with the release of a slew of exclusive Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back content, available only in PlayStation Home.
Plucked straight from the iconic planet of Tatooine, the Cantina – situated in the spaceport town of Mos Eisley – is a rough-and-tumble intergalactic watering hole that welcomes only the toughest and bravest of souls (no Droids allowed!)
From the Figrin D'an and the Modal Nodes house band to Wuher, the resident bartender, the Mos Eisley Cantina is an immersive environment that faithfully recreates one of the most memorable scenes from The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
Releasing alongside a score of items – including Chewbacca, C-3PO, and Leia Organa costumes – the Mos Eisley Cantina is available this Thursday via the PlayStation Home navigator.
175w ago - PlayStation Home Online Community Specialist Locust_Star has announced today that a MAG personal space and a Community Theater are both in the cards and hitting PlayStation Home this week.
To quote: Everyone's favorite massive multiplayer first-person shooter, MAG, is unleashing yet another awesome personal space into the ever-evolving world of PlayStation Home – and just in time for the Zipper Interactive's MAG PS3 v1.07 update!
Come Thursday, July 29th, soldiers from the Raven faction will be able to assemble their clans and plan the next course of attack in PlayStation Home's new Raven personal space.
Releasing alongside a slew of Raven furniture items, the Raven personal space is a strategic outpost situated in the heart of the jungle – dedicated to Raven Industries military operations – and a true must-have addition to any member of what is inarguably the most technologically advanced private military corporation's repertoire.
In other news, the PlayStation Home Community Theater will be receiving a huge update this Thursday, with the next edition of PS Nation's wildly popular (and PlayStation Home-exclusive)...
186w ago - SCEE Community Lead Alex Weekes has posted the European PlayStation Home update, which includes additions from LocoRoco, Bioshock and Dead Space among others.
To quote: This week sees the arrival of the all new, and very colourful, LittleBigPlanet PlayGround space in PlayStation Home.
In true LittleBigPlanet fashion, this space offers plenty to play, create and share. Start with making a fashion statement with the range of LittleBigPlanet virtual clothing available in the Space, then take part in the King's "Snap Happy" Photo Challenge.
Find the target, get the perfect shot, and you can win some great virtual rewards. It doesn't stop there: team up with your friends to create your own wallpapers for the PS3 XMB with the Creator mini-game!
And there's more to come! In a few weeks you will be able to release your competitive side and show off your sharp-shooting skills in the LittleBigDerby. Check out the trailer below:
Finally, no LittleBigPlanet experience would be complete without the iconic Pod... which is why you'll find the LittleBigPlanet Pod Penthouse in Estates this week!
Crafted from the finest cardboard, this personal space can be rotated to get the best out-of-this-world view!...