18w ago - Today Sony Director of Product Planning and Platform Software Innovation Don Mesa has officially introduced the Wake Up Club for PS Vita owners.
To quote: Back in April, we unveiled a host of new applications coming to PS Vita, including Wake-up Club, a new interactive way to start your day with other PS Vita owners. Next Tuesday, the application will be available to download for free on the PS Vita PlayStation Store in North America!
Let's face it: getting up in the morning isn't something we usually look forward to, but Wake-up Club adds some social fun into the mix to make getting out of bed more bearable.
In addition to adding alarm clock functionality to PS Vita for the first time, including the ability to personalize your alarm tone and background theme, Wake-up Club matches 12 randomly selected players who set their alarm clock at the same time into a--you guessed it--wake-up club!
Wake Up Club for PS Vita
As soon as your alarm goes off, your avatar will begin bouncing around the PS Vita touchscreen. Tapping your avatar lets other players know you're now awake. Once in the virtual club room, you can see other players' avatars, as well as who's awake and who's still sleeping. Tapping the sleeping players' avatars will "cheer"...
24w ago - EA Sports Product Marketing Chuck Nguyen has announced today on Sony's Blog that discounted EA Sports Bundles start today on PSN!
To quote: Starting today, I'm happy to report that EA Sports is bundling four of its hit PS3 sports titles with tons of bonus downloadable content on PSN!
If you've been meaning to pick up Madden NFL 13, NCAA Football 13, FIFA Soccer 13, or Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 13, this is the perfect opportunity - and yes, this deal is only on PSN. You'll be able to download the full game and extra content bundle all month long.
To download any of these deals, turn on your PS3 and head to PlayStation Store after today's update goes live, then click on Games -> Hot on PS3 -> Weekly Deals.
Click on the "Sales and Specials" section on the left and you'll see the four different EA Sports bundles as you scroll to your right. Click on any bundle and then click "Purchase" to download the complete game and bonus content.
Read on for a quick look at this year's EA Sports lineup and exactly what you'll get in the PSN bundle promotion. If you have any questions or comments regarding these bundles, please leave them in the comments!
57w ago - Sony Associate Product Manager Ken Chan has announced today alongside a video trailer that GT Academy 2012 is gearing up for May 1st with details below, as follows:
It's time to gear up for GT Academy 2012! The competition starts on May 1st and will be open to all entrants through June 24th.
Developed for racing fans of all levels, GT Academy 2012 will offer a newly designed eight-step training and qualification program accessible as a demo based on the hit Gran Turismo 5.
The demo will be made available for free on PlayStation Store via PSN and will maximize the potential of all users, from beginners to advanced drivers. All participants will compete in a series of virtual driving trials using Nissan cars, and the best of the best will compete in the National Finals in July.
The action will then jump from the virtual cars of the PS3 game to actual Nissan sports cars when the winners of the National competition are invited to take part in the intense international Race Camp competition in August, where one ultimate GT Academy winner will train with elite racecar drivers and race as part of a professional team.
63w ago - Assistant Producer Shaun Wharton has announced alongside a video trailer that Start The Party! Save the World launches today on PlayStation Move.
To quote: Start The Party! Save the World launches today, exclusively for PS3 via PlayStation Network.
The latest installment in PlayStation Move's Start The Party! series, Save the World creates a fun-filled party experience for you and your friends while changing you into superheroes in an augmented-reality adventure.
You'll need to prove that you've got what it takes to save the world from Dr. Terrible while competing in 20 all-new mini-games.
Check out the trailer below for a taste of the action.
Using the PlayStation Move motion controller and PlayStation Eye camera, Start The Party! Save the World lets you see yourself right in the middle of the action as you battle mutant piranhas, deranged dinosaurs, invading aliens and more.
On-screen, your Move controller instantly transforms into a hero's arsenal of tools and gadgets to help you defeat Dr. Terrible's minions.
Be sure to get your friends in on the fun by passing around the Move controller. For an extra bit of heroics, you can come to the rescue of other...
65w ago - Sony Assistant Producer Shaun Wharton has announced today that Start The Party! Save the World will officially be hitting PSN on March 6, 2012.
To quote: On March 6, we're bringing PlayStation Move's fun-filled Start The Party! franchise back for a brand new adventure with a heroic twist in Start The Party! Save the World.
Available exclusively for PlayStation 3, this PSN downloadable title uses PlayStation Move and the latest augmented reality technology to turn you and up to three of your friends and family members into super heroes for the ultimate party experience.
It's up to you to save the world by thwarting the unbearable Dr. Terrible and his evil schemes while competing in 20 madcap mini-games. Using the PlayStation Eye camera, you can snap a photo to put your face in the center of the action and then use your PlayStation Move motion controller to save stranded divers, defuse bombs before they explode, splat mutant piranhas, battle dangerous dinosaurs and zap abominable alien invaders!
It's easy to keep the party going - just pass your Move controller to your friends to let them join the fun or have them simultaneously jump into gameplay using a DualShock controller to either help or hinder the exciting on-screen action!