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  • Blog Post: PlayStation Network Promotion Gives Players $10 Back For Every $50 Spent

    Ahead of the holiday video game rush, the PlayStation Network is offering a promotion that gives players money back if they spend a certain amount. Beginning today and ending October 29, when you spend $50 from your Sony Entertainment Network wallet, you will receive $10 back, with the opportunity to... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Posts Profits For The Year, But Not Because Of PlayStation

    In its 2012 fiscal year end report (ending on March 31, 2013), Sony reported a profit even though the PlayStation sector declined in both hardware and software sales. The company's sales and operating revenue increased from last fiscal year by 4.7 percent at 6.8 trillion yen ($72.3 billion), and... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Admits It Needs To Do Better Promoting The Vita

    Masaru Kato, Sony’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, has a confession: the PlayStation Vita is not being promoted well. "Now one thing clear for us that in terms of profitability, we have to do a better job in promoting the PlayStation Vita mobile product,” Kato... More
  • Blog Post: PSP Digital Comics Shutting Down

    It's short notice, but Sony has announced the digital comic store for the PSP will be shutting down on October 30. There's a brief FAQ following the announcement on Sony's website that explains why the service is closing down: "We stopped providing new content to the Comic Store last... More
  • Blog Post: Numbers Down For Sony

    Sony reports that it hasn't had a good first quarter of the current fiscal year, and the company is changing its outlook for this quarter and the fiscal year as a whole. The company didn't break out each of its consoles specifically, but the PS3 and PS2 combined sold 2.8 million units worldwide... More
  • Blog Post: Atlus Discounts Its PSP Games, Including Persona Series

    With Sony's Vita on the market, PSP hardware is now available at discount prices. Venerable JRPG publisher Atlus is following suit with a clearance sale on its PSP catalog -- including the critically praised Persona games. The digital ad below has all the details. It's a chance to get some very... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Releasing Mega Man And Monster Hunter PSP Bundles

    Are you among those Capcom fans still irked that the company canceled the only two Mega Man titles confirmed to be development? Maybe you’re a Western gamer that’s always been curious about the Monster Hunter series’ immense success in Japan, but have waited for an opportune time to... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Reveals New Colors For PSP and PS3

    Today at Sony's pre-TGS 2011 presser, the company revealed some upcoming palette swaps for its core hardware. The fresh set of colors comes shortly after the price of the PSP was dropped to $99 [Update: for a wifi-free version only in Europe], and the PS3 to $249. The PSP can be seen in the media... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Introducing New "Value-Priced" PSP

    During their press conference at Gamescom today, Sony announced yet another new PSP model. This unnamed reboot of the system will be priced at 99 Euros, which translates to roughly $143 US dollars. It'll be interesting to see what the retail price will be here in the States, as you can currently... More
  • Blog Post: Puzzle Quest 2 Not Making It To PSP

    Infinite Interactive CEO Steve Fawkner confirmed that the PSP port of Puzzle Quest 2 is canceled. Writing on his Facebook page , Fawkner said, "I won't give up hope entirely, but at the moment, in all honesty, it is unlikely to happen." Fawkner absolved his new parent company EA of any... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Introduces PSP Dual Packs

    Sony is bundling some PSP titles together – in retail and download form – for a nice price of $15.99. The company is kicking off the Dual Pack series this week with three bundles: Secret Agent Clank/Daxter Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow/Killzone: Liberation Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror/SOCOM... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft/Sony Cheery About May Hardware Sales

    The NPD's monthly results were posted yesterday , and both Microsoft and Sony have independently released their own statements regarding the Xbox 360 and PS3, respectively. Microsoft cheered the loudest, boasting 270,000 Xbox 360 units sold; up 39 percent from last year. Microsoft says that it has... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Announces PS3 Black Ops Bundle And New PSP Pack

    Sony announced two new retail bundles today, the most notable of which packs in Activision's ultra-successful Call of Duty: Black Ops and the First Strike DLC pack with the PlayStation 3. The Black Ops bundle features the aforementioned game content and a brand new 160GB PlayStation 3 for $299, the... More
  • Blog Post: 3DS Outsold by PSP In Japan

    It may only be for a week, but 600 PSP Go sales pushed Sony's portable just ahead of the 3DS for the week ending March 27 in Japan. The score: PSP 51,079, 3DS 50,710. Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection is the big driver here, which topped the week's overall sales charts and broke six figures... More
  • Blog Post: Overdive Kills Galore In Latest 3rd Birthday Footage

    Check out the latest action-packed gameplay footage coming straight out of The 3rd Birthday! In these clips you can watch Ms. Aya Brea take over the bodies of stationed guards assuming both their positions and firearms, and then unleashing Overdive abilities such as the Overdive Kill to bring down enemies... More
  • Blog Post: Official Sony Site Indicates Possible PSPgo Price Drop

    Sony recently dropped the price of the original, disc-based PSP hardware to $129.99. Now, a posting on the Sony official site indicates that a price drop on the download-only PSPgo is in the works. Under a posting entitled "Step Your Game Up with PSP," this passage makes things pretty clear... More
  • Blog Post: Sony's Mega Minis

    According to the Australian Classification Board, Sony has registered three collections of PlayStation Minis called Mega Minis. Minis, like Zombie Tycoon (above), are downloadable games for the PSP and PS3, and hopefully Sony is planning to offer them en masse so the games get more exposure and more... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Announces PSP Price Drop

    With Sony's advanced NGP handheld hardware on the horizon, the console maker announced today that it is dropping the retail price of its six-year-old PlayStation Portable. According to a press release sent out by Sony, the PSP will retail for $129.99 beginning on February 27. The current PSP Core... More
  • Blog Post: Pre-Order Dissidia 012, Get New FF VII Outfits

    Gamers who jump on the Dissidia 012 bandwagon early will be treated to free alternate costumes for FFVII heroes Cloud and Tifa, depending on where you place your pre-order. Those who use GameStop will receive the Kingdom Hearts version of Cloud (shown above), which looks even more ridiculous than normal... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Reveals Xperia Play Specs, Service Provider

    Sony held the Sony Ericsson's MWC 2011 press event today, where they finally revealed the long-rumored PlayStation-inspired phone. Labeled the Xperia Play, the device utilizes Google's Android Gingerbread platform, is "PlayStation certified," and is on the Verizon Network. "This... More
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