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Minecraft Getting PS3 Retail Version Next Month

by David Sanchez on April 16, 2014 @ 11:26 am

The insanely popular voxel-based world builder Minecraft will soon be widely available in yet another format. Taking to the PlayStation Blog, Mojang announced that Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition will hit retail shelves beginning May 16. As expected, this version of […]

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Mercenary Kings Confirmed for PS Vita

by David Sanchez on April 11, 2014 @ 1:58 pm

In addition to working on the recently revealed Curses ‘n Chaos, developer Tribute Games is currently planning a Vita version of its shoot-and-customize title Mercenary Kings. The company confirmed the port in a statement to Destructoid. Aside from Mercenary Kings, […]

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Free on PS Plus: Stealth Inc. Caught Red-Handed

by David Sanchez on April 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am

Curve Studios’ Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark will be the next game for PlayStation Plus subscribers to snag absolutely free of charge. The stealth-themed puzzle-platformer launched this past summer as part of Sony’s Play 2013 promotion. Stealth Inc. […]

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Aztez Bringing Brawling and Strategy Together on Xbox One, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U and PC

by David Sanchez on March 18, 2014 @ 10:56 am

The two-man studio at Team Colorblind is currently toiling away on a brand new game for (inhale) the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Vita, Wii U, PC, Mac, and Linux (exhale). Titled Aztez, the game features a combination of fast-paced beat […]

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Free on PS Plus: Thomas Was Alone Invites You to Be Its Friend (Also, Unit 13)

by David Sanchez on March 18, 2014 @ 10:36 am

If you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you can now download two more free games. The first is the critically acclaimed friendship-themed puzzle-platformer Thomas Was Alone. You play as the titular Thomas, a lone rectangle who finds himself completely devoid of […]

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Indie Horror Story Home Heading to PS4, PS Vita, Possibly with New Content

by David Sanchez on March 18, 2014 @ 10:31 am

Developer Benjamin Rivers’ pixelated psychological horror experience Home will soon be making its way to the PlayStation 4 and Vita. The announcement was made yesterday on the PlayStation Blog by Rivers. The upcoming PlayStation Network version of Home will feature […]

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PS Plus Freebie: Lone Survivor Invites You Into the Darkness

by David Sanchez on March 11, 2014 @ 4:16 pm

Today’s free game for PlayStation Plus subscribers is none other than the pixelated survival horror experience Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut from developer Jasper Byrne. Lone Survivor puts you in the middle of a haunted urban wasteland, forcing you to […]

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Galak-Z to Blast Its Way Through Space on PS Vita

by David Sanchez on March 10, 2014 @ 10:02 am

Having previously been confirmed for the PlayStation 4 and PC, space shooter Galak-Z will now also make its way to the Vita. Developer 17-Bit made the official announcement on the PlayStation Blog. The studio expressed its adulation of both Spelunky […]

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Uncharted Writer Amy Hennig Reportedly ‘Forced’ to Leave Naughty Dog

by David Sanchez on March 5, 2014 @ 9:20 am

After having just celebrated her 10-year anniversary with Naughty Dog, writer Amy Hennig has left the company. Sources close to IGN claim that she was “forced out” by The Last of Us directors Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley. Hennig previously […]

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PSN Spring Fever 2014 Sale Cuts Prices on Awesomenauts, Fez, and More

by David Sanchez on March 4, 2014 @ 9:50 pm

Earlier today, Sony kicked off its Spring Fever 2014 sale, in the process offering up rad discounts on new and upcoming titles. If you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber with a keen interest in a number of indie games, be sure […]

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Luftrausers PS3, PS Vita, PC Launch Date Announced, Mac and Linux Added

by David Sanchez on March 3, 2014 @ 12:07 pm

Publisher Devolver Digital took to Twitter earlier today to announce that the upcoming arcade shooter Luftrausers would hit the PlayStation 3, Vita, PC, Mac, and Linux simultaneously. Developed by Vlambeer, Luftrausers sports a slick, stylish look and crazy shooting action. […]

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Fez Twists and Turns PS4, PS3, PS Vita Later This Month

by David Sanchez on March 3, 2014 @ 11:24 am

Phil Fish’s wonderful brainchild Fez will soon make its debut on the PlayStation Network. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Polytron Producer Marie-Christine Bourdua announced that the charming puzzle-platformer will arrive on March 25. Having originally launched on Xbox […]

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Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, Tomb Raider Are March’s PS Plus Freebies

by David Sanchez on February 28, 2014 @ 9:24 am

March is just a day away, and Sony has released the list of free titles on hand for PlayStation Plus subscribers. At the top of that list is Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, which was outed on the Hong Kong PlayStation […]

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The Swapper to Multiply on PS4, PS3, PS Vita

by David Sanchez on February 27, 2014 @ 10:54 am

The critically acclaimed puzzle-platformer The Swapper will soon be moving on from its PC exclusivity. According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, the game will hit the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita in May. Gameplay in The Swapper […]

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Report from Hong Kong: PS4 Getting Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition

by David Sanchez on February 26, 2014 @ 11:32 am

Developer Housemarque is porting its hit twin-stick zombie shoot ‘em up Dead Nation to the PlayStation 4. The report first surfaced in a post on the Hong Kong PlayStation Blog. Dubbed Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition, the game will land on […]

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Persona 5 Coming to North America in 2015, Plus a Bunch of Other Persona Series News

by David Sanchez on February 26, 2014 @ 6:55 am

After previously being teased for a 2014 launch in Japan, it looks like Persona 5 has now officially been confirmed for a North American release on the PlayStation 3. Sadly, that’s all we know for now, but hey, we’ll take […]

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PSN Back to 2013 Sale Kicks Off: Diablo III, Walking Dead, Rayman, and More

by David Sanchez on February 25, 2014 @ 8:44 pm

As if the Vita’s two-year anniversary sale wasn’t already quite awesome, Sony has decided to commemorate 2013 in a big way. The Back to 2013 Sale has officially started, and you can snag a number of hit titles for relatively […]

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Papers, Please Dev Would Like to Do a PS Vita Version, Not Sure How to Approach It

by David Sanchez on February 25, 2014 @ 8:31 pm

Papers, Please creator Lucas Pope has expressed interest in releasing a Vita port of his riveting, artful title. Speaking to VG247, Pope stated that he’s torn between developing the port himself and having the project handled by another developer. Thus […]

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PS Vita Two-Year Anniversary Sale: Hotline Miami, Flower, Proteus, and More

by David Sanchez on February 25, 2014 @ 7:34 pm

It’s crazy to think about how far the Vita’s come in the last two years. Sony’s handhled went from being a platform people constantly complained about on account of its lack of software to something they love taking on the […]

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Still No Word on BioShock for PS Vita

by David Sanchez on February 23, 2014 @ 6:43 pm

Back in 2011, Irrational Games’ Ken Levine revealed that BioShock was being rebuilt to launch on the Vita. The news was quite exciting for Vita owners at the time, but it should come as no surprise that folks have been […]

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Freeware Shmup Futuridium Getting New Life on PS Vita

by David Sanchez on February 19, 2014 @ 7:42 pm

If you dig brightly colored, fast-paced rail shooters and happen to own a Vita, you may be glad to know that Futuridium EP Deluxe is headed to Sony’s handheld platform. As detailed on the PlayStation Blog, the game drops you […]

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Sega Details Plans Following Atlus Acquisition

by David Sanchez on February 19, 2014 @ 7:07 pm

Sega has been pretty quiet about its plans surrounding Atlus parent company Index Corporation. In a recent press release (translated by Gematsu), the company finally revealed what appear to be major long-term plans regarding the buyout. First, Index Corporation as […]

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Sly Cooper and God of War Collections Head to Vita

by David Sanchez on February 11, 2014 @ 10:58 am

Two compilations are making their way from the PlayStation 3 to the Vita this May. The first is God of War Collection, which includes both the Play Station 2 instant hit God of War and its follow-up God of War […]

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Dustforce [Insert Broom Joke Here] Out Now on XBLA, PSN

by David Sanchez on February 5, 2014 @ 9:15 pm

I was originally going to make a sweeping joke about Dustforce in the headline of this piece, but I decided against it. Why? Because, well, all the good, witty headlines were taken. Moving on! Yesterday Capcom and developer Hitbox team […]

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Vita RPG Mind Zero Getting Localized for North America, Europe

by David Sanchez on February 5, 2014 @ 8:23 pm

Need a little more Persona in your life? Well, Mind Zero isn’t exactly a Persona game, though it certainly shares some characteristics with Atlus’ beloved franchise. And hey, Aksys Games has announced that it’s getting localized for the North American […]

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Hotline Miami 2 Making Calls, Killing Dudes Q3 2014

by David Sanchez on January 29, 2014 @ 11:51 am

We still don’t have an exact release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, but at the very least, we know the game is coming sometime in Q3 2014. The announcement was made yesterday via the game’s official Twitter account, […]

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Sony Mascot Appears in the Japanese Version of Terraria

by David Sanchez on January 16, 2014 @ 8:04 pm

The Japanese Vita version of Terraria has some neat treats in store for players. Siliconera reports that Sony’s cat mascot Toro will be available in the game, which is all kinds of rad. He’s really more of a collection of […]

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PlayStation 14 for 14 Sale Discounts a Bunch of Great Games

by David Sanchez on January 13, 2014 @ 9:08 pm

Sony’s still celebrating the coming of 2014, and the company’s doing so in a big way. As detailed on the PlayStation Blog today, Sony has kicked off the 14 for 14 sale, which aims to celebrate PlayStation 3 and Vita […]

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PS Vita Firmware 3.01 Out for Download

by Mike Bendel on December 9, 2013 @ 10:00 pm

Sony’s quietly released PS Vita firmware 3.01, a minor update that aims to improve system stability. Beyond that, there are seemingly no other changes. It’s available now for download on Network Update. We’ve included a manual install link below. It’s […]

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Giveaway: Rainbow Moon PS Vita

by Mike Bendel on December 8, 2013 @ 11:03 pm

Update: And today concludes our giveaway! Congrats to Twitter users @rann78 @ericjwillard_NE @wilflare for winning. Also, thanks to all of our followers that participated. There’s more to come in the future! The folks over at eastasiasoft were gracious enough to […]

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Mutant Mudds Deluxe Hits PSN Dec. 17, Update on Sequel

by David Sanchez on December 4, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

Renegade Kid’s Jools Watsham took to his blog to release an update on the status of Mutant Mudds Deluxe on the PlayStation Network. According to the developer, the game will hit Sony’s download platform on December 17. Mutant Mudds Deluxe […]

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Tearaway TV Ad Is Quite Nice, Just Like Tearaway

by David Sanchez on November 12, 2013 @ 9:33 pm

Sony released a nice little TV ad for Tearaway, the upcoming Vita title from LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule. It’s nothing major, but hopefully it’ll raise awareness so more people have the jovially offbeat game on their radar. You can check […]

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PS Vita Firmware 3.00 Out Now for Download

by Mike Bendel on November 4, 2013 @ 9:05 pm

In prep for the impending PS4 launch, Sony’s released PS Vita firmware 3.00. It’s out for download on Network Update now, bringing with it some significant changes and features. Of note is PS4 Link, which has been added a built-in app […]

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Mutant Mudds Deluxe (PS3) Preview: Save Earth Armed with Only a Water Gun

by David Sanchez on October 28, 2013 @ 3:58 pm

Mutant Mudds from developer Renegade Kid has the distinction of being one of the best downloadable offerings on both the Wii U and 3DS. The game is just an expertly crafted retro-influenced platformer that’s wholly entertaining from beginning to end. […]

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Mutant Mudds Invading PSN Around Christmas

by David Sanchez on October 28, 2013 @ 1:22 pm

Developer Renegade Kid is prepping to release Mutant Mudds Deluxe for the PlayStation Network sometime this holiday season. Director Jools Watsham made the announcement on his Twitter account, where he also mentioned the Cross-Buy and Cross-Save functionality between the PlayStation […]

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PS4 Getting Day One Firmware 1.50 Update

by Mike Bendel on October 25, 2013 @ 10:43 am

Those invested in the PlayStation ecosystem are no stranger to firmware updates, and much like the PS3 and PS Vita before it, the PS4 will be receiving a day one update alongside retail availability of the hardware on November 15. […]

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Hyperdimension Neptunia PP Hits North America in 2014

by David Sanchez on October 24, 2013 @ 1:46 pm

I consider Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 something of a guilty pleasure of mine. I mean, sure, it’s kind of stereotypically moe, and it’s not exactly the deepest RPG out there. That said, it’s still pretty fun, and the video game industry […]

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The Wolf Among Us to Arrive on PS Vita, iOS

by David Sanchez on October 24, 2013 @ 1:31 pm

After having successfully launched for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, The Wolf Among Us will soon be available on the Vita and iOS. The game is set to hit the handheld space later this fall, which should be […]

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Sony Celebrates Halloween with Sale of the Dead

by David Sanchez on October 22, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

It looks like Sony’s getting in the Halloween spirit. Today the company kicked off its Sale of the Dead promotion, which features a number of games and movies properly fit for the month of October. You can save a bundle […]

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Hotline Miami Free for PS Plus Members

by David Sanchez on October 22, 2013 @ 12:29 am

This week, PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting quite the treat. Indie hit Hotline Miami will be free to download in just a handful of hours, as announced on the PlayStation Blog. So if you’re one of the few unfortunate souls […]