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PSN users tonight learned which games they will be receiving free as part of Sony’s ‘Welcome Back’ scheme. Users will be able to download two PS3 games from a list of four and two PSP games from another list of four. There’s some real quality in those lists, too.
Existing PlayStation Plus subscribers will see their subscriptions extended for 60 days while everyone else will be able to sample the service for 30 days. Existing Music Unlimited subscribers will also be given 30 days free subscription.
It’s been an agonizing three weeks for PlayStation users since the PlayStation Network went down due to hackers on April 20th but Sony has finally announced that online services are currently being restored region by region.
Why have you left us PSN? We miss you. We want to play Brink online and browse our PlayStation Plus content. We can’t even get to our back-up saves for Arkham Asylum; they’re trapped in the cloud. When will you be back?
Well, “at least a few more days” is the latest update to come from Sony via the Official PlayStation
As we’re sure you’ve noticed, online functionality of any kind has yet to return to the PlayStation Network. Despite Kazuo Hirai’s encouragingly informative press conference last week, the announced plan to begin restoring online services has not commenced and there is reason to believe it may not begin any time soon.
It would appear that Sony cannot catch a break these past few weeks. We’ve kept you updated on the recent PSN outage and security breach that occurred where 77 million PSN user accounts were compromised.
The latest news from Sony is that information from 24.6 million Sony Online Entertainment accounts has been illegally obtained by the same breach.
Today President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Kazuo Hirai answered many of the questions PSN users have had during the PlayStation Network blackout and detailed the company’s plan to win back the trust and respect of its consumer base during a press conference this afternoon in Tokyo.
On Tuesday, we reported that Sony were hopeful that some services for the PlayStation Network would be back online within a week. As of today, there is still no sign of an end in sight, thus PlayStation 3 owners, system developers and publishers are anxious to know when the crisis will end.
Sony has taken steps to reassure PlayStation 3 owners that some PlayStation Network services will be back online within a week, but has warned that an “illegal and unauthorised intrusion” could have left users’ account details exposed, …
It has been days since any of us have been able to log into the PlayStation Network. Try and you’ll be the recipient of the now infamous PSN Error Message 80710A06.
Online matches, downloads, chat, etc. have all been put on extended hiatus due to ‘an external intrusion’. So exactly is Sony doing to fix the problem?
The very solid slate of special offers from last week will remain throughout this week’s update as well. So if you haven’t done so already check out the rundown of discounted titles because it’s a pretty notable bunch.
But if you say ‘nay’ to such fine discounts perhaps you will find The Fancy Pants Adventures or a full game download of ModNation Racers to your liking. Just promise us you won’t download Battle: Los Angeles. Better yet if you’re thinking about purchasing the movie tie-in how about redirecting your funds to support your favorite charitable PS3 site?
This week’s offering is somewhat abbreviated. Even the ever-potent slate of downloadable content has pumped the brakes.
There are some fine downloads to be had here but let’s just say that it’s a good thing that Portal 2, Mortal Kombat and SOCOM 4 will keep you busy this week. In any event take a glance at the update, maybe you’ve been waiting for the Prince of Persia trilogy bundle.
This week on the store we have received a couple of games that have been on many a radar since their respective announcements.
Might & Magic Clash Of Heroes first arrived to the gaming scene on the Nintendo DS but has since moved on to the greener pastures of the PS3. Konami’s Rush ‘n Attack franchise made quite the name for itself all the way back in 1985, and now it is ready for its current generation close-up.
If you’ve been saving up for a rock-solid week of releases on the PlayStation Store we’ve got good news for you: with the money you save this week you should have enough to pick up a few nice downloads in a more noteworthy week.
Yes, you may well be excited for Dungeon Hunter: Alliance or Might And Magic Clack Of Heroes but that’s about the extent of this week’s potential highlights. Perhaps a demo or slice of DLC will hold you over.
This week’s PS Store update comes with plenty of content for FPS enthusiasts with the release of the Steel Rain Map Pack for Killzone 3 and the SOCOM: Special Forces multiplayer beta. There’s even a trial and unlock for MAG if you have yet to pickup the game in stores.
Don’t worry if you’re not as trigger happy as everyone else; there’s plenty more available as well.
‘Tis a good week PlayStation fans. Not a great week but more importantly not a barren one either.
Spring Fever 2011 comes to a close with the genre-bending StarDrone and a pair of discounted games that warrant your attention. Downloadable content this week is very Yoostar 2 and Test Drive Unlimited 2 heavy. If you enjoyed Stacking you’ll be pleased to find a brand new DLC pack available for download. As per usual there are plenty of videos, themes and wallpapers to be had. Check it out.
This week the store comes freshly updated with a new batch of special offers to loosen your cold, lifeless grip on your cash.
Other highlights this week include the opportunity to save the world with style in Moon Diver and Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime. For control freaks Swarm allows you to simultaneously lead a horde of little blue beings. They will follow you blindly, lead them well. As for the rest of the update, the folks over at EA have released a laundry list of add-on content for the recently released Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12. Get in and have a look.
Following last week’s lackluster offering, the PlayStation Store is getting a robust update this time around. Once again we are reminded why it is so nice to have that little ‘+’ next to your avatar as PS+ subscribers are given access to four games for the price of free.
Other highlights include the acrobatic, arcade-style beat-em up, Moon Diver and the release of the final Mass Effect 2 mission titled: Arrival. Fans of the free-to-play structure and micro-transactions can rejoice as Free Realms is now available. As always there is more to choose from so sign in and get downloading.
Fans of homestarrunner rejoice! This week on the store PS3 gamers now have access to Strong Bad’s Cool Game For Attractive People.
Also, if you’re not a fan of leaving your address you’ll be very interested in the full game download of DC Universe Online now available. Let the atrophy continue.
In other news, the PlayStation Move sale rolls on. So if any of these Move games interest you make sure to make your purchase before March 30th. Outside of that the week’s update is meager. Who knows you may end up unearthing a gem. Happy downloading.
Your nausea, high fever, headache, muscle ache, chills, cough and runny nose mean you probably have the flu. There’s been a touch of that going around, go get yourself checked out.
If your symptoms are more closely related to seasonal discounts then you’ve probably got a case of Spring Fever 2011. This week we are receiving the release of Ghostbuster: Sanctum of Slime (yay) and Battle: Los Angeles (eeeeh). Of course there’s more to be had so head in and check it out. Happy downloading.