Article Archive for November 2009
So have you been asking yourself; when is the PlayStation video store releasing in Europe?
Previously given a vague November release window, Sony has now confirmed that the service will be live as of tomorrow!
Konami has today announced the first details on their new 24-hour survival challenges which will be running once a month for the next four in MGO.
Starting on the 28th of November, the challenge will be open to any player but there will be a limit of around 3,000 in total.
IO Interactive along with Square Enix Europe are pleased to announce that the sequel to Kane & Lynch: Dead Men will be released in 2010. The game, entitled Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, will follow the two criminals through the Shanghai underworld.
We’ve already documented what’s in the new 3.10 firmware update.
Better Photo Album layout, a repentant re-look at the butchery Sony performed on your Friends list back in 3.00 and, oh you know, that stalker tool everyone seems so attached to.
But when is it all going to happen we hear you ask.
Readers of Japanese gaming mag Famitsu got a surprise this month when, flicking through the popular periodical, they found one of the Wii’s best games staring back at them with updated graphics and the words …
After many of you pushing the VidZone team to finally release the much-loved music video service in your country, a lot of your requests have been answered.
Starting on the 26th of November, Netherlands, Portugal and Austria will all get access to the service by downloading it from the PlayStation Store.
Capcom has just announced that if you pre-order Lost Planet 2 at GameStop in North America, you get to play as Albert Wesker!
It’s looking like it might be a big week for Sony’s new Digital Comics service.
Announced at this year’s E3, and due to be a major digital cog in the PSP’s wheel going forward, comic fans are eagerly awaiting to see how the new service will actually pan out.
Of course, we’re still holding out for Digital Comic to make an appearance on our beloved PS3. And it would appear that Sony, too, are at least listening.
Contrary to popular belief (also known as: the Internet), Modern Warfare 2 is currently not banned in Russia.
After a media storm over that scene in Infinity Ward’s latest blockbuster, reports of recalls and ban-hammers falling akimbo in the Motherland are, according to Activision when speaking to Eurogamer, spurious to say the least.
Now that Eidos Interactive have officially transmogrified into Square Enix Europe, it’s interesting to hear how the new relationship is shaping up around the globe.
Speaking at the 6th annual Montréal Interactive Gaming Summit, and wasting no time flying the Happy Families Flag, the Japanese gaming giant’s CEO, Yoichi Wada, revealed plans are in their nascent form for a collaboration between Eidos Montréal and Square Enix on what he refers to as, potentially, their “first development collaboration.”
The Sony Ericsson Aino is the first mobile phone to include the PSP’s Remote Play functionality, allowing you access to your PS3 whilst you are away from home.
With an 8.1 megapixel camera and a new (for Sony Ericsson) touch-screen interface, it would seem that this phone is perfect for any PS3 owner. But is that really the case?
As expected, Atlus has just announced that they will be publishing 3D Dot Game Heroes in North America.
So when does it come out?
Confirmed by the Official US PS Blog, Peggle and its expansion pack, Peggle Nights (sounds saucy!), are out this week.
Fair warning: if you have an addictive personality, please ignore this new information. Peggle is like Modern Warfare 2 dipped in liquid crack.
It was confirmed a while ago that Facebook would indeed be making its way into the XMB via the next firmware update and now we have the video to prove it.
The preview given by the folks over on the PlayStation.Blog showcases some of the things you can do with Facebook from your PS3 as well as some tweaks to your photo album and more importantly, your friends list.
Capcom has just released two new videos of Super Street Fighter IV with tons of new images to gawk at.
Not only that, but “friend of the site” Jeff Rubenstein interviewed Seth Killian and asked a few questions that came from the readers of the PlayStation Blog. It’s definitely worth watching.
The God of War Collection is just one day away, can you handle the wait? Over at the PlayStation Blog, to kill some time until Tuesday hits, a new developer commentary video has been released and it’s pretty neat.
If you ever wanted to know how fast the developers were able to get God of War II running on the PS3, and other interesting tidbits about the development process, you’ll definitely want to watch this video.
Buzz’s executive director Andrew Eades from Relentless Software has shared with VideoGamer.com his views on PlayStation Home such as its value to the PS3 and what the future holds.
It’s a very controversial project amongst gamers as they are divided between seeing it as a waste of Sony’s resources, and thinking it’s the best thing since sliced bread.
Good news European Metal Gear Solid fans, the PSOne classic is coming to the PlayStation Store this Thursday.
Konami has announced that the game will be priced at a fair price of £7.99 and €9.99, and it’s set to become an instant hit again on the new PSN in Europe.
Developer Avalanche has announced at an event in London this week of some special news regarding their title Just Cause 2.
The action game is due to be released sometime next year, and it will be getting some PS3 specific features.