PS Vita Update 3.30 will Introduce Themes

PS Vita Update 3.30 will Introduce Themes

Sony has announced during their pre-TGS conference that the newest PS Vita update will bring in themes you can use. Some examples of the new themes were shown, including Freedom Wars, Phantasy Star Nova, Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines and Danganronpa: Another Episode. The new themes will also change background noise, background colour and text c0lour. No release date for the new update has been announced yet, but more theme examples may […]

Persona 5 Trailer Revealed, Coming to PS3, PS4

Persona 5 Trailer Revealed, Coming to PS3, PS4

After last year’s disappointing announcement, which said that Persona 5 was expected to release Holiday 2014 exclusively for the PlayStation 3, fans of the Persona series cried out. Game publisher Atlus has apparently had a change of heart, and revealed during the Sony Pre-TGS press conference that Persona 5 would be releasing in Japan sometime during 2015 for both PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4. Earlier this year, gamers were unsure whether or not Person 5 […]

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer Announced for PS Vita

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer Announced for PS Vita

Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer has been announced for the PlayStation Vita. The deck building card game has already had a successful release on mobile and tablet devices. In a letter posted on the PlayStation blog no release date or pricing was stated, but the game is said to be coming soon. The biggest announcement made was the fact that once the PS Vita version releases there will be cross platform […]

Joe Danger Coming to PS Vita September 2nd

Joe Danger Coming to PS Vita September 2nd

The immensely popular Joe Danger will be launching on PS Vita September 2 via the PlayStation Store. The game will also be available free as part of the PS Plus September line up. Joe Danger is a side-scrolling game with elements of platforming and racing. You control Joe on his motorcycle and must navigate through timed courses while performing tricks and dodging obstacles. The game was originally released in 2010 […]

Grand Theft Auto V Rumor: Next DLC May Have Zombies

Grand Theft Auto V Rumor: Next DLC May Have Zombies

The Official PlayStation Magazine UK has recently released the cover for their October issue, and surprise, it’s zombie-themed! Featured games include Resident Evil, Dying Light, H1Z1, The Walking Dead, Dead Island 2, and…Grand Theft Auto V!? This particular issue is set to hit newsstands on September 2nd. Grand Theft Auto V: Undead Nightmare? What’s most noticeable about the cover, aside from the wonderfully violent artwork, is the previously mentioned Grand […]

PlayStation Network Down Due To Hacker Group’s DDoS Attacks (Updated)

PlayStation Network Down Due To Hacker Group’s DDoS Attacks (Updated)

ATTN: The PlayStation Network is back up and running. Read more here. Update: Sony has posted the following statement on the PlayStation Blog: “Like other major networks around the world, the PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network have been impacted by an attempt to overwhelm our network with artificially high traffic. Although this has impacted your ability to access our network and enjoy our services, no personal information has been […]

PlayStation Store Flash Sale: $10 AAA Titles!

PlayStation Store Flash Sale: $10 AAA Titles!

If you have either a PlayStation 3 or a Vita, head on over to the PlayStation Store right now. There is an “unprecedented” flash sale going on this weekend. Over 20 games, some of which are major AAA titles, have been reduced to a mere $9.99. Examples of games on sale include: Bioshock Infinite, Metro: Last Light, X-COM: Enemy Unknown, and the God of War Collection. The PlayStation Flash Sale […]

Freedom Wars for PS Vita Gets US and EU Release Date

Freedom Wars for PS Vita Gets US and EU Release Date

Freedom Wars, the upcoming action RPG developed by SCE Japan, Shift and Dimps, finally has a US and EU release date confirmation. The game will be launching on October 28th in the US and October 29 in Europe. Freedom Wars, will also come with pre-order DLC at specific retailers, just like it did with its original Japan release and they are as follows: Limited Edition Costume – Personalize your Freedom […]

Playstation Releases for the week of 8/17/2014

Playstation Releases for the week of 8/17/2014

The Official Playstation Blog has posted their roundup of new releases this coming week, consisting of everything from 8-bit games of yore to triple-A titles like Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. I’ve listed some of the more stand-out/anticipated titles from the list below. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls: Ultimate Evil Edition From Blizzard Entertainment’s hit series Diablo comes this addition to the mythos explored in Diablo III, a title familiar to PC gamers but […]

The highs and lows of race and gender-choice in games

The highs and lows of race and gender-choice in games

From the get go, I need to be very clear about three things: I won’t be discussing any games in which the protagonist is solely male or female, nor any game that swaps protagonists during the game narrative, so Tomb Raider, Duke Nukem, and Bioshock: Infinite and it’s DLC are off limits. There will be a much more authorial voice in this article, so bias will be inevitably present due […]