PlayStation Network

Golden Week Sale!

Celebrate Golden Week with great discounts on PSN!


Japanese Games and Movies on sale!
Apr 29
It's Golden Week once again and the Playstation Network is here again with some discounts on Japan-inspired games and movies! I've been waiting for these games for a few of these games to go on sale since I love Japanese game... read
PSN games

Japan's PSN users sure love them some western games


Downloads aplenty!
Jan 10
If there's one stereotype about the Japanese game industry that's more true than not, it's that Glorious Nippon hasn't gotten the hang of The Internet and its many facets quite as quickly or in the same way as the rest of the... read
Suikoden 1/2

Oh man, Suikoden 2 is out, go get it now now now


Get HYPE for 16 years ago!
Dec 09
Oh, finally. It only took, like, sixteen years, but Suikoden II, one of my favorite games of all time and one of the greatest RPGs ever made, to come to downloadable platforms on this side of the pond. Konami's made the thing... read
PSN Sale

PSA: Dragon's Crown free, more discounts on PSN Sale


Get them while they're hot
Aug 08
It's not every day that you can get a bunch of good deals on a cool games, and that day has come if you're the type to buy things on PlayStation platforms. Both versions of Atlus' excellent Dragon's Crown are free to members ... read
Ultra Street Fighter 4

Ultra Street Fighter 4 gets release dates, alternate costume trailer


It's almost here!
May 15
After months of devouring any news that escaped the clutches of Capcom, we finally know when we'll get our hands on Ultra Street Fighter 4. Come June 3, you'll be able to download the upgrade on Playstation Network, or June ... read
Video games

Play Battle Princess Arcadias this June in NA and Europe


A Battle Princess' work is never done.
May 08
Some of you may have been following the NIS-developed Battle Princess Arcadia, a side scrolling action RPG for the PS3. We've been treated to a few screenshots and videos, but NISA just dropped the release date for the locali... read
Shin Megami Tensei

Atlus outs Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne, discounts classics


An old classic goes digital again
May 07
I know a lot of folks loved Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne. I know a fair few who think it's the best MegaTen game of all time, and it was Nocturne's unique look and balls-hard difficulty that helped pave the way for Atlus... read
PSN

Sony unleashes JRPG sale on PSN for Golden Week


It's a digital fire sale!
Apr 29
April 29 is the beginning of Golden Week, a series of holiday over the course of several days that's been converted into a sort of national spring break. In order to celebrate it this year, Sony is discounting a ton of Japane... read
Suikoden II

Star of Destiny: Suikoden II finally coming to PSN


Die pig!!!
Apr 22
Well, this news just made my day. It seems that the ESRB ratings, always a good source for accidentally outing new games, has opted to rate a very old game: Suikoden II. Konami's classic JRPG (and one of my favorite games of ... read
PSN sale

PSA: PlayStation 99-cent weekend is on, get Tokyo Jungle now


GET TOKYO JUNGLE
Apr 18
Doing something this Easter weekend? Well delay that, because you may want to check out the PlayStation Network store's new 99-cent flash sale, which puts a buttload of games on sale of just short of a dollar. The list is a m... read
JoJo: All-Star Battle

Go download the JoJos Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle demo


It's probably a good way of wasting the week between Stardust Crusaders episodes
Apr 11
You've just finished a week at work. Tough, right? You want nothing more than to just collapse at home, enjoy a nice cold drink and chill out. Don't worry, you deserve a good rest, but what are you going to do? Watch TV? You ... read
Gundam

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn to hit PS3 this summer


Say goodbye to your free time
Feb 28
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam is a hell of a drug. I'm going to decline to state just how much time I've spent chasing 100% completion in that game, but know that it's a lot. Well, it looks like I'm about to kiss my summer goodbye... read
Lightning Returns

Lightning Returns demo and DLC up on Japanese PSN


I love moogles, too!
Nov 28
It’ll be a while before Lightning Returns makes is North American and European debuts (2/11 and 2/14 respectively) but if you have a Japanese PS3 account, you can grab the demo right now. For those of you with the game,... read
Video game

Soul Sacrifice is free for North American PS+ members


Just a friendly reminder
Nov 27
Just a friendly reminder for those of you who haven't already purchased a copy, or have yet to check out PlayStation Network this month. For a limited time, the PlayStation Vita action-roleplaying title Soul Sacrifice w... read
iM@S

New Idolm@ster PS3 game produces all 13 girls (updated)


One for All, all for your money
Oct 28
After the launch of iM@S Channel with the PSN download games Shiny TV and G4U!, Namco Bandai has teased two new additional games or features via the "???" prompts in the main menu of iM@S Channel PS3 app. This could very well... read
XSEED

Corpse Party on sale and more from XSEED this Halloween


Just in case you need some nice and cheap horror
Oct 24
Have you been sleeping well? Been looking for a way to remedy that? As it is October and October means scary movies and stuff, right? (Interestingly enough in Japan that time is summer, actually.) So XSEED has let the prices ... read
"A fusion of Dynasty Warriors and One Piece? Sign me up!" That was my reaction to the news that One Piece: Pirate Warriors (reviewed) was in production, sometime near the end of 2011. It was one of the titles topping my "game... read feature

Ace Combat Infinity

Ace Combat Infinity gets cooperative in its new trailer


The free fighter sim drops some famous names
Sep 03
Just in case you've forgotten about it, Ace Combat is back! Sort of. Namco Bandai have just released the latest trailer for Ace Combat Infinity, a downloadable, free-to-play PlayStation 3 incarnation of the famous fighter je... read
Miku Miku Hockey for Vita

Use the power of AR to play hockey with Miku this fall


Only if you have a Japanese PS Plus subscription and a Vita
Aug 21
It's been a long time since I've gotten the chance to play a good game of air hockey. One of the issues in playing the game is finding a location that has a an air hockey table. Even if I was able to own a own table, certain ... read
Japan PS Vita Sale

Japanese games star in the next PS Vita sale


Hook some big savings!
Aug 14
Hey, you know what's cool? Games from Japan for the PS Vita! You know what else is cool? Not paying a lot for videogames! It just so happens that Sony agrees with me, and has decided that for the next fortnight or so, you won... read
Ace Combat Infinity

Ace Combat Infinity sounds like a proper Ace Combat game


Things look Strangereal up here
Aug 02
Namco Bandai's just dropped a new teaser for Ace Combat Infinity, and I'll be damned if what's shown doesn't look like proper Ace Combat. Let's go down the checklist of "Ace Combat-y Things", shall we? Vaguely awkw... read
Ace Combat Infinity

The next Ace Combat game is Ace Combat Infinity


Lady, quit humming!
Jul 20
Rejoice, jet fighter fans! Turns out that the new Project Aces game Namco Bandai teased earlier this week is in fact an Ace Combat title. It's a downloadable game coming to the PlayStation 3 under the name of Ace Combat Infi... read
Good stuff coming.

Demon's Souls, Malicious, more free on PS Plus in April


A pretty nice collection of stuff here
Apr 01
Demons, Zombies, Swords.Even a labyrinth too.All coming to you.  read
Tokyo Jungle

Tokyo Jungle and other PSN gems go retail, says the ESRB


But Tokyo Jungle is what you want
Apr 01
"The Best of PSN", Tokyo Jungle, plus three more. Sound Shapes is good, too. read
Vividred Operation PS3

The Vividred Operation game's trophies are mayo-tastic


All the creamy egg product spread you can earn!
Mar 26
Like pretty much any reasonably game-lookin' anime out there these days, Vividred Operation is getting a game adaptation courtesy of Namco Bandai. That might sound like a quick-and-cheap cash grab, and we won't trul... read
Atelier Totori

PSA: Atelier Totori for Vita stealth-released on PSN


No marketing + no announcement = Success!
Mar 20
I'd like to believe that Tecmo Koei actually do care a whit about their publishing the enhanced PS Vita port of Atelier Totori  (called Atelier Totori Plus), but the fact that they didn't even bother to tell an... read
It was a little over a year ago that I parted my review of Corpse Party by wishing that the sequel would also end up getting localised. Here we are with another game in the series in a language I understand, and while it's no... read feature

PSA: Persona and other Atlus titles on sale for Euro PSN


Persona, troll boulders, a funny way to say 'droplets', and the holy Trine-ity
Jan 16
Are you a fan of deals? Sure you are! That's why Atlus is offering those of you European deal-lovers that also happen to be game-lovers a deal...on games. Atlus-published ones. On the PlayStation Network.  From now until... read

Kiss and Tell: Chulip coming to PlayStation Network


It rhymes with 'tulip', get it?!
Nov 27
If there's anything good that can be said about Sony's decision to remove PS2 backwards compatibility from the PS3, it's that the inability for gamers to play their old discs may have spurred the company to encourage releasin... read
The Growlanser series has had a slightly inconsistent release schedule in the West. The second, third, and fifth games made it out --while the first and sixth never did. Now the PlayStation Portable version of the fourth game... read feature

There's no doubt that the Way of the Samurai franchise is an intriguing series, but is nearly opaque to those unfamiliar with the franchise. One's enjoyment of such games can depend significantly on prior experience with Acqu... read feature

WayForward Technologies is responsible for a glut of some of the best reboots available over the past few years, including the excellent A Boy and His Blob and BloodRayne: Betrayal. Revitalizing classic franchises is a lucrat... read feature







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