PlayStation Network News


Divekick producer talks inspiration, balance, and says 30 more characters are designed

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 12, 2013 12:00pm PST

How did Divekick go from an inside joke to a heavily nuanced fighter that stands on its own merits? Creator Adam Heart discusses the game with Shacknews and opens up about the game's origins, troubles with balance, its place in the fighting game community, and also answers s...


"not sure this game makes much sens if you dont watch capcom streams"

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Final Fantasy 5 arrives on Vita

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm PST

Final Fantasy 5 has arrived on Vita and fans can pick up the 1992 classic (as ported to PS1) for $9.99.


"What about the GBA version? How does it stack up? I got about halfway through that many years ..."

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Gran Turismo 6 opening video and Red Bull cars revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2013 1:00pm PST

Gran Turismo 6 arrives on PS3 and a new opening video heralds its arrival. Also, there are three Red Bull cars coming your way, all of which promise to give you wings. METAPHORICAL WINGS!


"I just wish they would simply release it on PC already. they showed the game at E3 running ..."

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Gran Turismo 6 in-game currency priced: 1 million credits for $10

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 04, 2013 2:30pm PST

Yes, you'll be able to buy virtual currency with real money in Gran Turismo 6. But how much will it cost to hasten your way through GT6's 1200 car...


"I have the game... it's identical to gt5 progression. You unlock cars by completing series of ..."

- spammehardo see all 75 comments

PlayStation Network resetting passwords after 'irregular activity'

By Steve Watts, Nov 26, 2013 10:45am PST

Sony is having some users reset their PlayStation Network passwords, after noticing "irregular activity."


"my debit/credit card has been sitting at the local bar since last friday and I'm too lazy to ..."

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PlayStation Home giving away PS1 games

By Steve Watts, Nov 22, 2013 10:35am PST

PlayStation Home is giving away voucher codes for Twisted Metal, Warhawk, and Destruction Derby for taking part in a "PlayStation 4 Experience" scavenger hunt.


"All were great games at the time. I'm not sure how they hold up though. Something like Toshindin ..."

- nacelle see all 3 comments

PSA: Soulcalibur 2 HD Online is out now

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 20, 2013 5:25pm PST

Now that we got reviews of those new consoles out of the way, it's time to start talking about old games. Specifically, an 11 year old game....


"PSA- SC2 was already HD when it was released on the Xbox original like 10 or 11 years ago. It ..."

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Spelunky daily challenges now on PS3 and Vita

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 20, 2013 3:20pm PST

Spelunky Daily Challenges are now available on PS3 and Vita as part of the latest update, for all you leaderboard hunters/masochists out there.


"ive paid for three copies of this game. incredible game so good"

- JINKY see all 12 comments

PlayStation Network struggling with 'extremely high volume'

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 15, 2013 1:29pm PST

You should've seen this coming.


"someone told me one of my streams was really pixellated. i tried streaming again this afternoon ..."

- dantastic see all 47 comments

What online features require PlayStation Plus on PS4?

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 13, 2013 6:25am PST

PlayStation Plus has transformed significantly over its initial release on PS3. In fact, many of Plus' features change between PS3, Vita, and PS4....


Download the PS4 day-one update now (from your PC)

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 13, 2013 6:15am PST

If you want to do anything beyond just-play-games on PS4 at launch, you'll need to download and install the 1.50 patch. While you will be able to...


"About time. It's worth paying for PSN just for them to fix the fucking slow-ass downloads :)"

- LoioshDwaggie see all 10 comments

PlayStation App out now on iOS and Android

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 13, 2013 6:05am PST

Just because you're not near your console, it doesn't mean you don't want to take part in the social network ecosystem metagame sub... disruptive... web 2.0? As promised, Sony today launched the official PlayStation App for iOS and Android, letting folks check out all that P...


"You can accept friend requests but I don't think you can send friend requests from it currently"

- SolrFlare see all 8 comments

PS4 adds rarity info to PSN trophies

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 12, 2013 2:00pm PST

PS4 adds one new feature to the trophy-collection mix, however: you can see how rare they are.


"Mmmm these Dead Space hardcore trophies are going to look lovely now :)"

- iamcuddles see all 8 comments

Warframe for PS4 launches with free pre-order bonus pack

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2013 1:30pm PST

Warfarme is offering extra platinum, credits, and a rifle skin as bonuses for pre-ordering the free-to-play PlayStation 4 launch title.


"This story is a couple days old and it doesn't make mention of the fact that, since this ..."

- tw3kr see all 8 comments

PlayStation 4 includes $10 PSN credit; Plus and Music Unlimited trials

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 08, 2013 8:15am PST

Console manufacturers have traditionally had a little trouble getting everyone to realise they can go online even for multiplayer, let alone to get games and music and all that. To really rub the point home, Sony's throwing a few vouchers in the box with every new PlayStatio...


"Maybe I will start using Music Unlimited... Sad there is no MP3 on PS4."

- Super_Alce see all 6 comments