PlayStation Portable News


PlayStation Network sale gives half-off Final Fantasy, Namco Bandai games

By Steve Watts, Feb 05, 2013 1:40pm PST

Final Fantasy games are getting a 50% sale for the next two weeks, and Namco Bandai is holding a similar sale for four weeks.


"hmmm namco bandai DLC sale. does this include the Dark Souls DLC? "

- vitek r see all 6 comments

Jetpack Joyride jumps to PS3, Vita, and PSP today

By Steve Watts, Nov 20, 2012 1:00pm PST

The mobile game Jetpack Joyride is heading to PlayStation 3, Vita, and PSP today as a PlayStation Mini. It will cost $3.99 and includes all the features of the (free) mobile versions.


"If I had a vita, yeah, I'd drop $4 for this. They've earned it."

- CampKusoge see all 7 comments

Spend $60 on PlayStation Network this week, get $10 credit back

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 20, 2012 12:30pm PST

Following last month's successful promotion, Sony is running a similar "spend X, get X credit" deal on PlayStation Network this week.


"It says in the blog post you get the $10 credit in December. These promotions don't always ..."

- king_darius see all 8 comments

PlayStation: The Official Magazine being shuttered

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 06, 2012 2:30pm PST

Yet another gaming magazine icon is biting the dust. According to a new report, Future Publishing is discontinuing PlayStation: The Official Magazine.


""We're going in a less-thinky direction." Yeah that pretty much covers it"

- Deathlove see all 8 comments

PSP comic store closing on October 30, licenses expire in January

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 02, 2012 4:45pm PDT

The digital comics service for PSP will no longer be accessible at the end of the month.


"Right, but comixology is a small company. I don't think amazon is going to go away. "

- Rahzar see all 6 comments

Spend $100 on PlayStation Network in October, get $20 credit back

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2012 11:30am PDT

Don't you hate deals that have a ton of fine print? Thankfully, this one's pretty easy to follow: simply spend $100 on the PlayStation Network this month, and get a $20 credit back next month.


"Yeah, I just bought into the PSN+. So much free shit going on in there I figured wtf. I got me ..."

- mrnails see all 3 comments

Report: PSP outselling Vita 2-to-1

By Steve Watts, Aug 20, 2012 12:30pm PDT

The PSP is still outselling the Vita by a 2-to-1 margin, according to a report extrapolated from various Sony figures.


"I'm there with you. Sony needs to provide more incentive to PSP developers to make Vita games. ..."

- RowjinZee see all 72 comments

Sony's gaming division posts a loss, expects lower sales of PS3 and Vita

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2012 10:00am PDT

The PlayStation division hasn't performed up to Sony's expectations. In its latest quarterly earnings report, the electronics giant reported lower sales of hardware and software of the PSP and PS3, causing a sales decrease of 14.5% year-on-year.


"Seriously. If I already own a UMD of a game, don't charge me twice for a digital version. Damn."

- Volatus32x see all 18 comments

Wizorb brings brick-breaking RPG gameplay to PS Minis next week

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 19, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Wizorb combines brick-breaking gameplay with classic retro RPG visuals and elements. You'll fight monsters, explore towns, interact with NPCs--all while breaking bricks. And it's coming to PS Minis.


GameStop begins phasing out PSP

By Andrew Yoon, May 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT

You've had a good run, PSP. Seven years after its launch, it appears the platform is slowly retiring. GameStop is removing inventory from 25% of its stores.


"Vita failed before it even launched. Sony is out of touch for the last two generations and ..."

- Hilux SSRG see all 5 comments

PixelJunk games drop to $1 in anniversary sale

By Andrew Yoon, May 07, 2012 4:30pm PDT

To celebrate its five year anniversary, developer Q-Games is having a sale. For a limited time, many PixelJunk games will be available for only $1.


"Also I primarily want another one for more couch coop with my wife because she loves the game ..."

- Begawkiness see all 20 comments

Floating Cloud God Saves The Pilgrims arrives on PSN today

By Andrew Yoon, May 01, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Today's PlayStation Store update includes an oddly named game: Floating Cloud God Saves The Pilgrims. Part of the Minis program, the game's charming art style demanded another look.


PS+ members get Awesomenauts, Trine 2, Rock of Ages, Castlevania in May

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 24, 2012 10:00am PDT

In May, Plus subscribers will be able to download the brand new PSN game, Awesomenauts. In addition, members will also get access to Trine 2 and Rock of Ages from Atlus.


"I play with people I know. They just are sitting in the same room with me. I admit that ..."

- GigiLeCheshire see all 13 comments

PSP game-based exploits on PS Vita (mostly) closed

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 19, 2012 12:15pm PDT

Sony has closed a hacking loophole tied to a couple of downloadable PSP games running on the PS Vita that allowed folks to run homebrew games and emulators.


"If you checked your sources' sources, it's only for EU PSN. Anybody checking NA stores won't ..."

- BoogerFlicker2 see all 2 comments

Unchained Blades brings JRPG action to 3DS and PSP this year

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT

The Lunar and Grandia series are some of the most beloved amongst hardcore JRPG fans. XSEED's new RPG, Unchained Blades, demands attention--if only due to the pedigree of the creators involved.


"Sign me up! Grandia II on the Dreamcast was one of my favorite console RPG's of all time. This ..."

- Gwyndion see all 2 comments