You’d have to be living under a rock to remain unaware of the PlayStation Network’s major downtime the past week. But regardless of your current living conditions you’d be forgiven for being none the wiser on the cause; as Sony have been very tight-lipped on the matter.
A review for Hothead Games’ action platformer. A simple summary of the game is that you control creatures known as Swarmites and have to get them to the end of the level while trying to achieve a high score. Sounds pretty familiar, right? Well, the main difference is that you’re controlling 50 of these Swarmites… Continue reading Review: Swarm
Strong Bad Announced For PS3, Mac “Shortly”
Telltale Games’ 2008 series, Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People, has been confirmed today for a Holiday release on the PlayStation Network.
Achievement Unlocked: A Retrospective
As some of you may know this week marks the 5th anniversary of the Xbox 360’s North American launch and along with it came Achievements, loved by some, hated by others but so deeply set in the industry now that they’re not going anywhere. An arbitrary system usually with no other reward than the satisfaction… Continue reading Achievement Unlocked: A Retrospective
Review: Space Invaders – Infinity Gene
It’s been around for largely around 31 years, and it’s still kicking around today – the mack daddy of gaming, Space Invaders is back in 2010 and it’s a drastically different experience than it was a those years ago. Infinity Gene – released towards the end of the last year on the iPod and iPhone… Continue reading Review: Space Invaders – Infinity Gene
With the outstanding Scott Pilgrim vs. The World out this week for XBLA, and Castle Crashers making its way over to PSN next week, it’s a fine time for great 2D beat ’em ups. But where does the long awaited, graphically slick and viscerally gory Shank fit into all this? Is it a clunker, or… Continue reading Review: Shank
Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game
Scott Pilgrim is dating Ramona Flowers – but before he can claim her as his true love, he must fight his way past Ramona’s 7 Evil Exes! Based on the cult hit comic book series and out just in time for the blockbuster movie adaptation, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game is a 2D… Continue reading Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game
Marvel reveal LBP Costume pack 1
Having announced a level pack and 20 Marvel based costumes for LittleBigPlanet two weeks ago, Marvel have finally unveiled images of the 5 characters set to make up the first of 4 costume packs for the PS3 exclusive. Check out pictures of each of the characters after the break.
Announced at E3, the £40/$50 Playstation+ subscription service has been released today along with the PS3 update 3.40. At first look, it seems like Sony are following Microsoft down the pay to play route, but that’s not quite what it is. Playstation+ is entirely voluntary, all the current features of PSN will be available to… Continue reading Playstation+ Released
Marvel Heroes – and villains – take on LittleBigPlanet July 7th
Having previously been teased at the San Diego Comic Con almost a year ago, Marvel have now officially revealed that they’re bring some of their biggest superheroes and supervillans to LittleBigPlanet. Over 4 weeks Media Molecule will release a Marvel Costume pack featuring 5 costumes based on Marvels famous and infamous characters. Also announced was… Continue reading Marvel Heroes – and villains – take on LittleBigPlanet July 7th
Final Fantasy IX Now Available on European PSN
The Playstation 1 series of Final Fantasy games is now complete with the addition of Final Fantasy IX to the PSN today which was previously added to the Japanese PSN on May 20th. There is currently no release date for North America.
Grandia Getting US PSN Release
The American PSN is getting another classic RPG, Grandia. Released originally in 1997 on the Sega Saturn and later on in 1999 on the PS1, this game was voted as one of the best RPGs of it’s time. It will be available to download this Thursday. Let’s hope it comes to Europe soon too.
PlayStation3 Firmware 3.15 becomes mandatory.
Eric Lempel, PSN director, popped up on the PlayStation blog today to let people know that the firmware launched in December as an optional upgrade is now mandatory. That means no playing online until you update!
Review: PixelJunk Shooter
PixelJunk Shooter is the fourth game in the PlayStation Store exclusive series from Q-Games and despite it’s name is anything but a shooter. Before the game was released a contest was held for fans to come up with a name. Shooter ended up winning but doesn’t really describe the game. Although at first glance it… Continue reading Review: PixelJunk Shooter
Final Fantasy VIII Coming Soon To The PSN UPDATE!
In a recent Newsletter, Sony have revealed that Final Fantasy VIII is soon coming to the US PSN, no word yet about it’s release on the European PSN. What is meant by soon, no one knows, could be later today or it could be sometime into next year but at least it’s been confirmed. UPDATE:… Continue reading Final Fantasy VIII Coming Soon To The PSN UPDATE!