PlayStation Store News


Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken review

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 17, 2011 1:00pm PDT

We face off against the evil Putzki and his totalitarian penguin regime in Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken to see if it's a battle worth fighting.


""Chicken" doesn't imply gender. A male chicken is a rooster. A female is a hen. Someone with ..."

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PlayStation Network maintenance this morning

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 08, 2011 6:15am PDT

The PlayStation Network is going down for routine maintenance in North America this morning, from 9am Pacific through to around 11am. Sony expects you'll still be able to log in, but some may have trouble and certain services are offline.


PlayStation Store update: Outland, Magic: The Gathering

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 15, 2011 8:30am PDT

New releases out on the PlayStation Network now include Ikaruga-ish platformer Outland, the new Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers, and an MvC 3 ghost for Capcom's Seth Killian.


"I've been playing Outland (just finished 2nd boss). It's a lot of fun!"

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PlayStation Store offers El Shaddai demo, DLC sales

By Steve Watts, Jun 08, 2011 10:18am PDT

This week's PlayStation Store downloads include demos for El Shaddai and Dungeon Siege 3, game downloads of New Adventure Island and Soldier Blade, and discounts on Assassin's Creed titles, Bad Company 2, and Warhawk.


PlayStation Store returns with huge update

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 02, 2011 6:00am PDT

Sony's digital marketplace has at long last returned following the hack, with a huge amount of new content including demos for inFamous 2 and Red Faction: Armageddon.


"sorry, no free games for you! also, you HAVE to give them your credit card to start a PSN ..."

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Sony: PlayStation Network will be fully restored this week

By Alice O'Connor, May 31, 2011 3:00am PDT

PlayStation Store and all, the PlayStation Network is set to be fully restored by the end of this week, Sony has said. This time, it seems the company actually means it.


"Thank you, Now i can finally get my hands off my wang and on sum Outland. I cant wait. "

- tyler900 see all 17 comments

PS Store 'not publishing today,' says Sony

By Steve Watts, May 24, 2011 9:45am PDT

Sony has announced maintenance that will render the PlayStation Network partially inaccessible today, but that doesn't mean the Store is coming back up. The target is still the end of May.


"there's an expiration date on the code? and i don't remember having a code for MNR...."

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Mortal Kombat 'Kombat Pass' waived on PS3 for a limited time

By Xav de Matos, May 20, 2011 7:00pm PDT

For the time being, NetherRealm Studios is waiving the required "Kombat Pass" for its new title Mortal Kombat on the PlayStation 3 as a temporary solution to the continuing PSN Store outage.


"still dumb. the ability to play the game online was purchased when the game was purchased new. ..."

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Reports indicate PS Store online May 24, Sony says no specific date set

By Steve Watts, May 19, 2011 9:15am PDT

A Sony memo has revealed that the company plans to restore the PlayStation Store on May 24, and then publish two updates per week to catch up with the missed content.


"Ah, that makes sense. I assumed it was just not playable until the store was up again. "

- devi| dog see all 16 comments

PlayStation Store update adds Arcana Heart 3 and more

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 20, 2011 8:00am PDT

Arcana Heart 3, Sonic 2, Neutopia, Dino Crisis 2, Threads of Fate, Puzzle Agent and more arrived in the PlayStation Store yesterday.


"It's a 2D fighter in the realm of Guilty Gear and BlazBlue. The arenas are huge, and a lot of ..."

- aasyranth see all 7 comments

PlayStation Store update: Red Faction: Battlegrounds, SOCOM 4 open beta

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 06, 2011 6:00am PDT

Vehicular spin-off Red Faction: Battlegrounds, the SOCOM 4 open beta and more arrived in yesterday's PlayStation Store update for PSP and PS3.


"Well thats no good, surely if its in beta and theres a problem you should fix it before retail ..."

- Vincenoir see all 5 comments

Puzzle Agent coming to PSN April 19

By Xav de Matos, Apr 04, 2011 1:15pm PDT

PlayStation 3 users are about to take a trip to the mysterious land that is Scoggins, Minnesota, when Nelson Tethers brings his investigation to the PSN...


PlayStation Store update brings Mortal Kombat, Crysis 2 demos to all, Parasite Eve

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 16, 2011 8:45am PDT

Parasite Eve and Hard Corps: Uprising arrived in this week's PS Store update, along with demos for Mortal Kombat and Crysis 2.


Patapon 3 grooves to retail, PSN April 12

By Xav de Matos, Feb 24, 2011 5:15pm PST

Just when we were getting the beats of its predecessors out of our heads, a release date has been revealed for Patapon 3. The PSP-exclusive title...


"Yeah. That would be great. The series is a lot of fun on the go but hook me up with some HD ..."

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Fresh crop of demos on PlayStation Store

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 23, 2011 6:00am PST

This week's PlayStation Store update was a demo-o-rama, bringing trials for BioWare's RPG Dragon Age II, MLB 11: The Show and LEGO Star Wars III:...


"find Xenogears and play it on a PS1 emulator, that's how I played it 2 years ago. Looked effin ..."

- moe6 see all 7 comments