PlayStation flash sale: 99-cent titles until 4/21

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Sony has launched a PlayStation weekend-long flash sale, making select titles available for 99 cents across the board. “We’ve had some great sales over the past couple months,” wrote Chieh Chen, Digital Distribution Manager, Sony Entertainment, “but this weekend we’re taking things up a notch. We’re putting 30 games on sale for just $0.99 each on PlayStation […]

Sega’s ‘Alien: Isolation’ site goes live


This week Sega launched the web site for their upcoming horror title Alien: Isolation, the company’s fourth game in Twentieth Century Fox’s Alien franchise. It also follows last year’s Aliens: Colonial Marines, which saw poor critical and player reception. Alien: Isolation is being developed by The Creative Assembly, best known for their work on Sega’s Total War PC […]

It’s Not Like It Used to Be: The New-Age Multiplayer Dilemma


The current landscape of the gaming industry isn’t one to be boastful of. In fact, in some cases, it’s downright disturbing. This is the time of the year where we should be anticipating the fall lineup of software and hardware releases, but instead we are facing, what seems like, daily reports of harassment, aversion and […]

‘Corpse Party: Book of Shadows’ coming to PSN next week


On Tuesday, PlayStation Blog confirmed Corpse Party: Book of Shadows will be available on January 15, 2013 via PSN for $19.99. The title may be downloaded to either PSP or PS Vita, and is the quasi-sequel to the much-adored Corpse Party. The game will feature eight new, never seen chapters which take place before, during and after the […]

Guardians of Middle Earth review


If there is one thing the self-proclaimed “master race” (aka PC gamers) still has over console gamers, it is the beloved genre known as MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena). Games like the popular League of Legends still remain woefully out of reach of we console plebes, which is why it was exciting when Warner Bros. […]

[Update] Vita ver. 2.0 firmware update adds PlayStation Plus on November 20


Next week, Sony will release the ver. 2.0 firmware update for the PlayStation Vita, which will add several features, including PlayStation Plus, to Sony’s monthly online membership program. To commemorate this update, the Instant Game Collection is being updated to include several Vita titles: Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Jet Set Radio HD, WipEout 2048, Gravity Rush, and Tales From Space, Mutant […]

Anonymous claims 10 million PSN accounts accessed [UPDATE: false]


Anonymous has claimed via twitter that it has breached Playstation Network, and subsequently gained access to 10 million PSN accounts and passwords. The Anonymous hacker taking responsibility for the act has posted an encrypted list of all the stolen information, claiming “About 10 million (redacted) at risk. Yes, if you play playstatio network, you’re included<3”. […]

SEGA confirms HD release of cult classic ‘NiGHTS into Dreams…’

Nights Into Dreams Picture

SEGA hath bestowed a gift upon platformer fans everywhere by confirming the HD release of cult-classic NiGHTS into Dreams… The SEGA Saturn title features one of the most recognizable characters from the generation, and was an instant beloved hit because of its beautiful style, catchy soundtrack and challenging, 3D platforming within complex levels. Chris Olson, Vice […]

Review: Tomba!


Services such as the PlayStation Network that rerelease out-of-print titles are a welcome convenience to many in this day and age, but there aren’t many games that are actually that difficult to find outside of digital revivals. How many reiterations of Final Fantasy IV do gamers really need? But sometimes, there’s a digital port worth […]

‘Sine Mora’ coming to PSN for PS Vita and PS3 “soon”

Sina Mora on PS3 and PS Vita

Fans of the shoot ‘em up (or shmup, more affectionately) genre were pretty pleased with Digital Reality and Grasshoper Manufacture’s Sine Mora on XBLA earlier this year. Fans were even more excited when it was revealed at E3 the developer had plans to bring the dieselpunk shooter to the PS Vita. After all, it’s time-based, shooting mechanics […]

Ten new decks arrive in Magic 2013, out today

The Deck Manager screen has a few pleasant enhancements

Magic fans, magic fans, gather round and let me tell ye a tale of Gideon Jura, Jace Beleren, and the deviant Liliana Vess. Today marks the release of Wizards of the Coast’s newest digital collectible card game offering, Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013. Many fans will be chomping at the bit […]

Vector Cell releases patch for ‘Amy’ to address complaints

In a surprising twist, developer Vector Cell has released a patch for their survival horror title, Amy. The patch is designed to “fix” many of the complaints consumers had with the game, including a much-needed overhaul of the save system. Exiting the game mid-level will no longer kick you back to the beginning of the […]

Amazon’s Instant Video available on PlayStation Network for your PS3


Disgruntled with your streaming Netflix service? Wish you had a more robust option? How about Amazon’s Instant Video service? No, seriously. Amazon has confirmed its Instant Video service is available under the “TV/Video Services” tab of your PS3’s main dashboard right now. Not only can you access any and all videos in Amazon’s Instant Video […]

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