PSN and Cloud; a viable alternative to illegal downloads
Submitted by DolphGB | Fri, 26/06/09 – 16:05 | No Comment

The PlayStation Network looks set to expand across non-gaming devices in the near future, and it seems that Sony are looking for the PSN to play a part in helping provide a viable alternative to illegal downloads.

In a recent article by Fortune, extensively detailing the current executive strategies Sony are undertaking, you can clearly understand the importance of the PlayStation Network to the Japanese consumer electronics giant.

Let’s take a closer look at some of their recent statements.

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inFAMOUS Goes Fact Crazy; Then Goes Home
Saturday, 27 Jun, 2009 – 1:01 | One Comment
inFAMOUS Goes Fact Crazy; Then Goes Home

We like Sucker Punch (and inFAMOUS too!). Instead of pushing the numbers of on-screen pixels, frame rates per second, draw distances and all that technical jargon, we get numbers that really matter. Numbers that we can relate to.

The July issue of Game Informer has a number of fun facts from the Sucker Punch team about what really went down during the development of PS3’s latest exclusive darling inFAMOUS.

[UPDATE] The Homerun – 4th June 09; E3 edition
Thursday, 4 Jun, 2009 – 13:36 | 2 Comments
[UPDATE] The Homerun – 4th June 09; E3 edition

Welcome to another Homerun. This week we have been covering the E3 convention and listening out for news on PlayStation Home.

So hear what has been announced and released in this run-through of the goings on in and around the online world.

inFAMOUS; The PS3 Attitude Review
Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 – 12:45 | 5 Comments
inFAMOUS; The PS3 Attitude Review

It is 8 a.m. on the set of Stan Lee’s ‘Who Wants To Be A Superhero?’, and auditions are in full swing. One by one, regular members of the public appear with their superhero persona, backed up by a costumes made of plastic bags and a notion of the one thing that makes them better than you.

A super-power.

All aboard the inFamous hype train; comic and movie trailer incoming
Tuesday, 19 May, 2009 – 9:52 | 6 Comments
All aboard the inFamous hype train; comic and movie trailer incoming

With a final PSN demo due this Thursday (we say final because we’ve already played two different versions over the last few weeks), Asad Qizilbash, SCEA’s Marketing Manager, has revealed on the official PS blog that the game will be getting a thirty second spot attached to the new Terminator Salvation movie from May 22nd to May 28th across the US.

And if that wasn’t enough, there’s also a four page comic to tide you over before its release in eight days.

inFAMOUS Questions answered – Part One and Two
Wednesday, 13 May, 2009 – 18:13 | No Comment
inFAMOUS Questions answered – Part One and Two

inFAMOUS is less than two weeks away for those of you in North America, and so we expect many of you are pretty hyped up right now.

Good job that the PlayStation Blog understand your anticipation too…

God of War, Uncharted, Ratchet & Clank; Sony’s E3 list revealed
Friday, 8 May, 2009 – 16:46 | 5 Comments
God of War, Uncharted, Ratchet & Clank; Sony’s E3 list revealed

With E3 being less than a month away, expect to see a flutter of press releases coming from every direction. Sony have done us the honor of releasing the list of games they will be bringing to this years convention.

There really are no surprises in what we see. What will surprise us, though, are the secret and juicy games NOT on the list.

inFamous demo impressions; shockingly good?
Friday, 8 May, 2009 – 12:23 | 5 Comments
inFamous demo impressions; shockingly good?

inFamous has long been a source of much discussion amongst the crew at Attitude Towers.

The heat was turned up yesterday afternoon when SCEE sent us the inFamous demo. After a longer than usual download thanks to a dodgy wireless router, we fired up the demo for the first time. 56 minutes and 7 seconds later we had the answer to a most burning question; is inFamous shockingly good, or did it fail to spark our imagination?

inFamous European Special Edition detailed
Thursday, 7 May, 2009 – 21:07 | No Comment
inFamous European Special Edition detailed

The European special edition of inFamous is set to land onto the PS3 on the 29th of May along side the regular edition.

We have now heard details on what is so special about the special edition.

PlayStation Official Magazine UK give InFamous 9/10
Tuesday, 5 May, 2009 – 16:38 | 6 Comments
PlayStation Official Magazine UK give InFamous 9/10

Subscribers of the PlayStation Official Magazine in the UK received their latest edition in the post this morning, with the headline story being their review of forthcoming superhero-em-up, inFamous.

The review, which pitches inFamous as ’shockingly good’, runs across six pages of the June 2009 edition of the magazine, and features a number of useful hints and tips that will help players when the game hits our streets before the end of May.

Uncharted 2 Beta with inFamous pre-order from Play.com
Thursday, 30 Apr, 2009 – 18:38 | No Comment
Uncharted 2 Beta with inFamous pre-order from Play.com

On Monday we heard the exciting news that lucky North American gamers were getting treated to a beta for Uncharted 2’s multiplayer when purchasing a copy of inFamous.

At the time, there were no details for when people outside of NA were to hear a similar deal, or if the beta would be distributed via a different manner.

inFamous announced for 29th of May in UK
Monday, 27 Apr, 2009 – 18:46 | No Comment
inFamous announced for 29th of May in UK

We have been hearing about what gamers in the United States will be treated to when they purchase a copy of inFamous when it goes on sale there on May 26th.

Unfortunately no such treat has been announced for Europe, however, guys in the UK do have a date to circle on the calendar in the kitchen!

Worst kept secret confirmed: Uncharted 2 Multiplayer detailed. Now with video! UPDATED
Monday, 27 Apr, 2009 – 18:04 | 18 Comments
Worst kept secret confirmed: Uncharted 2 Multiplayer detailed. Now with video! UPDATED

We hinted about it. In fact, we knew about it, but we didn’t spill the beans until the guys over at Naughty Dog were prepared to do so first. That’s just how we roll here at PS3 Attitude.

Now that Evan Wells, Co-President at Naughty Dog, is blabbering uncontrollably about it, well – so will we.

Sony: An ‘electrifying announcement’ on April 27th
Thursday, 23 Apr, 2009 – 20:55 | 13 Comments
Sony: An ‘electrifying announcement’ on April 27th

Sony is teasing us today on what they call an ‘electrifying announcement’ on the 27th of April, which is a Monday.

This tease comes from one of the rotating banners on the North American PlayStation website.

inFamous to electrify us earlier than expected; pre-order and demo details
Monday, 13 Apr, 2009 – 19:36 | One Comment
inFamous to electrify us earlier than expected; pre-order and demo details

Sucker Punch have decided that, as we’ve all waited patiently enough, inFamous will not be released in June as expected but is now due out in NA on May 26th.

And that’s not all. The guys have also revealed numerous pre-order bonuses that are on offer for early adopters. Do you want access to the demo two weeks before the rest of the gaming public? Are inFamous themed Home outfits your bag? What about an exclusive power unlocked within the game?