24w ago - Sony PS Store and Plus Content Manager Chris Howe announced that their PSOne PSN Sale starts today, and invites fans to share #PlayStationMemories with details below.
To quote: Hi everyone! I hope that you are all as excited as we are after E3 for the rapidly approaching launch of PlayStation 4. Duly, we thought this would be the ideal time to take a look back at the history of PlayStation.
For the next eight weeks we're going to take a trip down memory lane as we remember the consoles, the games and the experiences that have shaped nearly 20 years of classic console gaming.
This is your opportunity to share some of your best gaming moments with us and your fellow gamers. Make sure you check out PlayStation Blog, PlayStation forums and our Twitter and Facebook pages to get involved! Not only that, but also make sure you visit the PlayStation Store and grab some great discounts on some classic titles.
We will start our journey by spending the next two weeks taking a look back at the original PlayStation - a console so popular it went on to become the first platform to sell over...
35w ago - GungHo Online Entertainment America Community Coordinator Antonio Cara has announced today news of six more PSOne imports incoming as part of their GungHo Spring Classics.
Below are the details, to quote: GungHo Online Entertainment America has got six more Japanese PSOne import Classics coming your way this spring!
I'd like to discuss the three titles we're releasing today, and also get you pumped for the three we will unleash on May 7th, 2013.
A unique blend of visual novel, schedule management, and puzzle, this game will have you competing with your rival for the coveted slot of emissary to the great spirits from beyond. Evergreen Avenue takes place in a world that was once governed by magic - where spirits and men once peacefully coexisted.
The spirits eventually lost their influence over the realm and left humanity to its own devices. The king of the spirits has recently decided to return to this plane and bond with the common folk once more.
Players will choose between a male or female protagonist, each with their own unique backstory and traits, as they set out to impress the seven spirits who have come to judge them. The unselected character will become your rival, and you will...
39w ago - GungHo Online Entertainment America Community Coordinator Antonio Cara has confirmed today that they are bringing six more PSOne imports to North America.
Below are the details, to quote: As promised, GungHo is bringing over a new batch of PSone Imports for your enjoyment today! Just like last time, I'd like to chat about these lovely games and what you can expect out of them.
This classic dating simulation was first released in the late nineties. It was popular enough to spawn various sequels, an anime series, and even a radio drama! The story revolves around a protagonist who was constantly moving about during his childhood, so he never had time to form deeper relationships with those around him.
He receives a much unexpected letter from a mysterious paramour which simply states, "I want to see you." He's got it narrowed down to one of the 12 special women he met in his younger days, and it's up to the player to decide how this tale ends...
Players control our hero by making use of his incredibly tight schedule. You've only got so much time to spend with these ladies, so you have to make it count!
Carefully plan out each day by studying your calendar and preparing potentially romantic encounters with the 12 candidates....
69w ago - Sony Network Entertainment VP Eric Lempel has officially confirmed today that PSOne Classics will be hitting PS Vita in the new System Software Update v1.80 slated for release later this month.
To quote: Hi, everyone. One of the key announcements coming out of Gamescom today is that the next PS Vita System Software Update (v1.80) is coming your way late August, and will add support for playing PSone Classics on your PlayStation Vita.
I know a lot of you have been looking forward to playing original PlayStation titles on the go.
In addition, you will be able to make various setting changes while games are running and take screenshots of your gameplay.
*It might not be possible to take screenshots in some applications, or in some parts of applications.
Listed below are a few other new features that will be added with the 1.80 update:
The new Cross-Controller feature will allow you to use PS Vita as a controller to play compatible games on PS3, such as LittleBigPlanet 2. This feature lets you take advantage of PS Vita's rich features including the touch screen, rear touch pad, six-axis motion sensing system, and cameras.
To access the cross controller feature you need to launch the Remote Play application...
77w ago - MonkeyPaw Games Marketing Manager Ray Almeda has announced that PSOne classic Tomba is pouncing on PSN today with details below.
To quote: While MonkeyPaw Games continues to deliver import experiences from Japan, we also have plenty of classic PlayStation titles in our library to satisfy nostalgic needs of even the most dedicated PlayStation fan.
This coming Tuesday, June 19th, we'll be releasing the platforming-adventure classic Tomba! on the PSN.
It will mark the first time that our pink-haired hero will be available digitally. It will be available for exclusive download in the PSOne Classics section.
Created by Tokuro Fujiwara, the same mastermind that brought us the memorable Ghosts & Goblins and Mega Man, the fresh mix of platforming and sub-quest based adventures make Tomba! one of the most ingenious and versatile PlayStation titles in the Store.
The story follows Tomba, a wild jungle boy who needs to get his lucky golden bracelet back from demon pigs that have overrun his land. He'll be using numerous weapons such as boomerangs and a large mace to overthrow a wide range of foes from evil pigs, spiders and large forest creatures.