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It took a while to get the PS3′s Burnout Paradise Network Open Beta up and running but here it is. The official announcement of the latest Burnout Paradise premium DLC pack is online.
Get ready for the chase of your life.
Amongst the usual content in next weeks Qore, both annual subscribers and people who purchase the digital magazine issue will receive a nice surprise. According to 1UP.com, a voucher for the original PS1 classic, Syphon Filter is included. And by included we mean “E-mail vouchers will be provided to annual subscribers and all those who purchase Episode 09 on or before March 31.”
SOCOM European team member Shijima has confirmed official release dates for SOCOM: Confrontation in Europe and Australia.
The game first released last October in North America and Japan however it was unfortunately delayed till 2009.
The Home 1.10 update is now live after a little hiccup yesterday which meant that Sony had to delay the update until today.
Following the incredible work Brodiesan put into the Games of 2009 series, we have now consolidated everything into a single 2009 PS3 Games Database so you can keep tabs on what is on the horizon for our favourite console.
We’ll be constantly updating the database as the year progresses to ensure it is the one place you can visit to find out what is going on with your favourite games. It’ll also be a good place to hang out if you want to impress your friends with some of the more obscure titles (“What do you mean you haven’t heard of Islands of Wakfu”).
You can access the database from our menu (hover over Calendar)
The good folks over at PlayStation.Blog have given us an update on the upcoming PSN exclusive title, The Punisher: No Mercy. Aside from the six awesome looking screenshots just released, they have given us a Spring release date.
Gamers will get the chance to play as the popular vigilante as well as your favorite friends and enemies including Barracuda, Bushwacker, Jigsaw and Silver Sable. Prepare yourself for some destruction and mayhem when the game hits this Spring…
We are in Paradise. The Ultimate Bundle of Burnout Paradise may be one the the best deals you’ll see all year. But the real heartbreaker this week is the cold hard truth that love not only hurts, it costs money. $2.99 to be exact. The LittleBigPlanet Valentine’s Day Mini-Pack is breaking fan’s hearts everywhere; and not in a good way.
Great news today for Battlefield fans! DICE made our day by officially announcing Battlefield: Bad Company 2. If that wasn’t enough, Battlefield 1943 was announced too!
The latest Home 1.10 update, which brings fixes and improvements like faster boot time and avatar graphics loading, has been unfortunately delayed. SCEA Home manager CydoniaX confirms however that the update will go live on Friday afternoon instead.
If you have been eagly waiting for the 1.60 patch for Burnout Paradise, then you will be happy to hear it has gone live.
The update weighs in at around 254MB which is quite big compared to the average size of an update for a game.
Not too long ago, just a few hours to be exact, we brought you news that Street Fighter IV would be getting alternate costumes in Japan. Well we now know that those same costumes will be hitting North American shores in packs of five as well, beginning February 17th for $3.99 each.
What we didn’t know then is that more DLC is on its way. Announced today is Championship Mode, an expansion pack which will add new and unique gameplay options to the game. Oh, and did I mention that it will be available free of charge?
As promised yesterday, SCEA have updated Home fans with what is to come for a certain online service that hasn’t been overly popular with everyone since it debuted last year.
Remember though, it’s still in beta.
With all this press with still 3 weeks to go before the game arrives, it’s no wonder Killzone 2 is selling well.
However what is surprising is an interview in the Guardian with David Reeves from SCEE who confirmed that European pre-orders had surpassed 1.1 million.
Confused about the mulitplayer content of the Killzone 2 demo? With all of the Killzone hype and fervour kicking about, there are some questions worth asking. Problem is, do you want to know the answers?
Valentines Day is fast approaching us and those of us who don’t have the pleasure of having that significant other to be with will have to settle for SackBoy or SackGirl instead. The folks over at PlayStation.Blog have announced the Valentines Day Theme Pack along with a special costume, the McLovin SackBoy. Personally, I’d love to spend Valentines Day with the little guy, they are just so cute.
This isn’t as much an exciting update as we would like it to be but it’s an improvement nonetheless. The newest feature being added is the “Remove Player” function which allows the creator to remove players from a Game Launching session. Talk about being in control. Hit the just for the rest of the details…
So you bought the collector’s edition of Resistance 2 only to covet the regular edition’s cover art. Or maybe you picked the standard edition and quietly loathe the fact that the higher priced collector’s edition has the cooler box art. Maybe you just grew tired of looking at the same cover and want to spice your case’s life and want to slip the old case a new one.
Boy do I have good news for you.
Capcom have announced their plans for Street Fighter IV downloadable content in this week’s issue of Famitsu magazine. The content will be released January 12 in Japan and continue with weekly release for a month. The DLC has been confirmed for the Japanese PS Store only but we expect that the North American and European offerings will be very, very similar.
Get on with the content already? Ok, if you insist.
Now that everyone has had a chance to become great at this racer, Rockstar have announced that they will be holding a series of monthly competitons. Hit the jump for the details.