PlayStation Home

PS3 / Other / Release: Dec 11, 2008 / ESRB: U

EA Hops on PlayStation Home Bandwagon

By Chris Faylor, Jan 08, 2009 10:18am PST

Publisher Electronic Arts today announced its plans to support Sony's PlayStation 3 "social gaming community" PlayStation Home, beginning with an...

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"There's a typo in the headline, it should be: EA adds even more Loading... prompts to an ..."

- nudel see all 17 comments

Sony: PlayStation Home Will 'Stay in Open Beta for Some Time,' Has 'Superseded Expectations'

By Chris Faylor, Dec 30, 2008 8:38am PST

The PlayStation 3's free "3D social gaming community" service PlayStation Home will retain its "open beta" label for quite a while, according to...

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"Once you can get a group of people together inside it to start a real game (like say a Socom ..."

- phinn see all 53 comments

PlayStation Home Censorship Draws Gay Community Complaints; Blocks Hello, Bisexual, Lesbian, Jew

By Chris Faylor, Dec 29, 2008 1:41pm PST

PlayStation Home's extremely restrictive text chat filter, which reportedly blocks everything from "hello" to "lesbian," has earned the ire of some...

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"What's shocking to me is that gays, or anyone for that matter, actually want to play this ..."

- bozer see all 74 comments

PlayStation Home Regains Limited Voice Chat Today

By Chris Faylor, Dec 22, 2008 11:12am PST

After losing voice chat capabilities a few days back, Sony's "3D social gaming community" PlayStation Home will regain the functionality, but with...

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"But... but... this was the only way to tell if that sexy virtual girl was really a chick. I'm ..."

- deadhorse see all 7 comments

PlayStation Home Loses Voice Chat, Gains Beards

By Chris Faylor, Dec 18, 2008 10:08am PST

The latest update to Sony's PS3 "3D social gaming community" PlayStation Home removes voice chat, but adds new customization options, such as...

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"Loss of voice chat certainly doesn't take anything away from it. Comments heard on the first ..."

- Cruciform see all 30 comments

Sony Comments on PlayStation Home Problems

By Nick Breckon, Dec 12, 2008 3:13pm PST

Connection issues have plagued users of the PlayStation Home open beta since its release yesterday, with many being unable to use the software due...

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"How about fixing the Slooooww ass downloads on the PS.S first before adding crap that only ..."

- ktseymour see all 46 comments

PlayStation Home Launches Dec. 11, In-game Advertising Includes Clothes and Furniture

By Chris Faylor, Dec 10, 2008 7:38am PST

After more than a year and a half of closed public beta testing, Sony has announced that it is finally ready to open the floodgates and launch...

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"I've had the beta for a little while now. It's alright, it'll be a lot better once 3rd parties ..."

- phinn see all 44 comments

Home Beta Only Open to Qore Annual Subscribers

By Chris Faylor, Oct 29, 2008 10:18pm PDT

Only those that have previously purchased a $24.99 annual subscription to Sony's downloadable PS3 video magazine Qore will receive an invite to the...

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"And in the mist of all this i want my sega channel back dammit.... ^_^' Dreamcast 2 will work too."

- Ronin_Okami see all 20 comments

PlayStation Home Beta Access for Qore Buyers

By Blake Ellison, Oct 27, 2008 9:49am PDT

PlayStation Home, the interactive social network and ad space for the PlayStation 3, is about open up to beta participants for the low, low price...

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"How about offering quality PSN content that doesn't require a subscription to a worthless online ..."

- deadhorse see all 7 comments

Far Cry 2 Settles Into PlayStation Home, Brings Screenshots

By Blake Ellison, Oct 16, 2008 11:01am PDT

Ubisoft has released the first screenshots from the Far Cry 2 area of Home, the PlayStation 3's Second Life-ish virtual space and promotional...

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"Every time I see home.. all I can think is... it will be cool for the first week or so when it's ..."

- Gwyndion see all 9 comments

24 Publishers Sign On For PlayStation Home

By Blake Ellison, Oct 09, 2008 2:40pm PDT

Sony announced during the Tokyo Game Show that 24 publishers have signed on to produce content for Home, the Second Life-esque 3D social network...

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"Oh man! There are going to be some fucked up online relationships on this! :P"

- El_Guapo see all 7 comments

Sony May Have Killed Video Sharing in Home

By Blake Ellison, Sep 17, 2008 12:10pm PDT

Sony's oft-delayed, ad-tastic PlayStation 3 3D social network environment Home has suffered another setback: streaming sharing of videos among...

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"And so begins the well known last minute feature cuts like so many projects experience. Promise ..."

- Fred Garvin see all 32 comments

PlayStation Store Update: Qore Episode 3, Resistance 2 and PS3 Home Beta Access, DLC

By Aaron Linde, Aug 07, 2008 3:30pm PDT

The latest update to the PlayStation 3's digital storefront sees the debut of the August edition of Sony's digital magazine Qore, along with new...

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"Lol purchase a sub to our online mag which will tank, and we'll give you a beta key to another ..."

- NuMMnUtZ see all 16 comments

Apply for PS3 Home Beta Access with Free Download

By Chris Faylor, Aug 07, 2008 2:06pm PDT

As Sony prepares to launch the public Home (PS3) beta this year, the company has revealed plans to ramp up the closed beta test at the end of the...

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"can someone please send me the HOME beta code, please thank you!"

- DeeperMan see all 23 comments

PS3 Home Partners with Nike, EA, More

By Chris Faylor, Jul 15, 2008 12:23pm PDT

The PlayStation 3's free 3D social networking application Home will feature content from Nike, EA, LucasArts, Activision and more when it arrives...

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"So, I can go from my house in Home and take a Toyota Taxi to the Virgin Virtual Store and look ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 5 comments