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PlayStation Store Update (11-25-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for November 25, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can now journey back to Prohibition in the unique Speakeasy and finally enjoy the immensely popular Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions (also available for PS3).

PlayStation 3 users now have access to the latest release from TellTales Games Tales from the Borderlands Episode 1- Zero Sum (also available for PS4)PlayStation Vita users get Pocket RPG and everyone on the network can take advantage of a sale on Co-op games.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and then are given discounts on extra content the rest of the month. This week PlayStation Plus users receive an extra discounts on cooperative games.

PlayStation Store Update (11-18-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for November 18, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can now jump into the widely popular Grand Theft Auto V, the unique Never Alone, and join Sackboy and friends for his latest adventure in LittleBigPlanet 3 (also available on PS3) .

PlayStation 3 users now have access to the two new highly anticipated titles (both of which are also available for PS4): Dragon Age: Inquisition and Far Cry 4. PlayStation Vita owners also get into the Sackboy fun with LittleBigPlanet Vita Marvel Edition.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and then are given discounts on extra content the rest of the month. This week PlayStation Plus users receive an extra discount on Never Alone and Draw Slasher.

October 2014 – PlayStation Store’s Top Sellers

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Wondering if your favorite games landed on the coveted top 10 sales chart for October? Maybe you made a bet that Destiny would do better on PS3 than on PS4. If you find yourself having made any form of wager based on the top 10 selling October games on the PlayStation Store for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita, then you’ll be pleased to find the top 20 sales chart for PS4, PS3, and PS Vita after the jump.

PlayStation TV Can’t Compete with Apple TV Despite Some Neat Features

PlayStation_TV_Promo_ShotReleased nearly a year ago under the title PlayStation Vita TV in Japan, the latest console companion from Sony, now dubbed PlayStation TV, has been on US shores for nearly two weeks. Priced at $100, the PlayStation TV has a lot going for it with a price point that’s affordable and on par with similar devices like Apple TV and Roku. In fact, the PlayStation TV is the only device of its kind that has access to a meaningful array of games, over 700 to be exact, at launch. Still, like many Sony products, while the promise is there, the final execution leaves something to be desired.

After the jump we talk about what makes PlayStation TV unique and where the console is lacking.

PlayStation Store Update (11-4-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for November 4, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can jump back into the phenomenon with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (also available for PS3) as well as Rocksmith 2014 and How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition.

PlayStation 3 users now have access to BlazeRush, Disney Infinity Revolution (also available for PS4), and Frozen Synapse Prime. PlayStation Vita owners now have access to the wonderful The Wolf Among Us (also available today for PS4) and Home – A Unique Horror Adventure.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and the free titles this month include The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (PS4//PS Vita), Frozen Synapse Prime (PS3), and Escape Plan (PS Vita/PS4). Keep reading to see a complete list of the updates for the store this month!

Sony Releases PlayStation Silver Wired Stereo Headset for PS4, PS3 & PS Vita

PlayStation_Silver_Wired_Stereo_HeadsetAs of today, you can order the PlayStation Silver Wired Stereo Headset for PS4, PS3, and PlayStation Vita. Unlike the PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset, as the name suggests, the Silver model is bound by wire to your console of choice. Once connect, you’ll be able to enjoy 7.1 virtual surround sound and chat online via the retractable boom mic. Taking a cue from the Gold series, the Silver edition will also be compatible with the Headset Companion App which allows you to download custom modes created exclusively for PlayStation by developers that are specifically tuned to enhance the audio in your favorite games.

PlayStation Store Update (10-28-14)

Psn-UpdateWelcome to the PlayStation Store update for October 28, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can now purchase Lords of the FallenNBA Live 15, and the beautiful the Unfinished Swan (also available for Vita).

PlayStation 3 owners can now hit the squared circle with WWE 2K15 and enjoy the quirky Costume Quest 2 (also available for PS4). PlayStation Vita users can now enjoy the highly anticipated Freedom Wars.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and all other weeks subscribers will receive extra discounts. This week there is a new update to The Sale of the Dead to celebrate Halloween and PlayStation Plus subscribers get even bigger discounts on these games. Keep reading to see the full PlayStation Store update.

PlayStation Store Update (10-21-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for October 21, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can now enjoy The Walking Dead Season 2 along with Shadow Warrior and Escape Goat 2.

PlayStation 3 owners now have access to The VoiceSpelunker HD Ultimate Edition and F1 2014. Owners of all 3 systems can download Race The Sun and Samurai Warriors 4 starting today.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and all other weeks subscribers will receive extra discounts. This week there is The Sale of the Dead to celebrate Halloween and PlayStation Plus subscribers get even bigger discounts on these games. Keep reading to see the full PlayStation Store update.

Full PlayStation TV FAQ

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With each new console release, companies tend to release the big juicy details about their latest in intervals to get the maximum exposure. While the big reveals and announcements usually revolve around the key functionalities of the product, in this case the PlayStation TV, they don’t always address the smaller details that can at times be the key for one person purchasing or not purchasing a given product. The PlayStation TV is no exception and despite its small size, there is a ton this companion unit can offer. Still, there is  no way it will please everyone and check off every item on our wish list at a $99 price point.

To that end, after the jump, you can find the full PlayStation TV FAQ sheet.

9 Things I’ve Learned About PlayStation TV

PlayStation_TV_2The PlayStation TV is officially out in North America, nearly a year after it was released in Japan under the name PS Vita TV. Capable of streaming games from PS4 and PlayStation Now, the PlayStation TV will have access to over 700 titles across the Vita, PSP digital, PS One classic, and PlayStation minis spectrum. After performing our video unboxing of the PlayStation TV, here are 9 interesting things I’ve learned about PlayStation TV during my first 24 hours with the companion console.

You can find that list, after the jump.

PlayStation Store Update (10-14-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for October 14, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can enjoy the highly anticipated Peggle 2 and an updated version of a fantastic game from last gen, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition.

PlayStation 3 owners journey to Pandora’s Moon today in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and explore the terrifying The Evil Within (also available for PlayStation 4). PlayStation Vita owners can finally join in the survival/building craze with Minecraft PlayStation Vita Edition! 

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and all other weeks subscribers will receive extra discounts. This week there are extra discounts for several new Ultimate Bundles as well as a deep discount on the very fun Strength of the Sword 3 (see our review here). Keep reading to see the complete update!

PlayStation Store Update (10-07-14)

Psn-UpdateWelcome to the PlayStation Store update for October 7, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can enjoy the beautiful Driveclub,  Styx: Master of Shadows and DiveKick.

Users of both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 can now enjoy Alien: Isolation and NBA 2K15. PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita owners get access to Vib-Ribbon and  One Piece UWR Prestige Edition starting today. There is also a sale on items for Grand Theft Auto V.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and the free titles this month include Spelunky (PS4/PS3/PS Vita), Batman: Arkham Origins(PS3), and Dust: An Elysian Tail (PS4). Keep reading to see a complete list of the updates for the store this month!

Full PlayStation Vita Firmware 3.30 Details

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Sony is bringing a hefty update to their powerful handheld that’s sure to make gamers happy. Unlike traditional Vita updates that tend to be ‘general bug fixes,’ the PlayStation Vita firmware 3.30 brings the long-awaited custom themes that will help make each Vita unique. Sony is also bringing major tweaks to the Vita calendar and trophy functionality among other updates.

After the jump, the full PlayStation Vita firmware 3.30 details await you.

PlayStation Store Update (09-30-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for September 30, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users now have access to Chariot and the extremely well reviewed Middle-Earth Shadow of Mordor.

PlayStation 3 users now have access to Persona 4 Arena UltimaxShort Peace Ranko Movie and Falling Skies: The Game. Users of all 3 systems can now play the extremely difficult strategy RPG Natural Doctrine. 

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and then receive extra discounts as the month progresses. Discounts this week include titles from Konami including the Metal Gear franchise and the wonderful PS1 RPG Suikoden.

Poll: Would You Like to See a Successor to the PS Vita?

playstationvitavsslimWith PS4′s unprecedented success, the spotlight has been placed on PlayStation – and the Vita’s place in the company’s lineup. Where does it stand for you? Would you like to see a successor to the PS Vita (Slim)? Let us know in our poll!

PlayStation TV Coming To North America In October, ‘Nearly 700′ Games Available At Launch

PlayStation TVThe wait is nearly over. The latest PlayStation console is finally coming to the United States, nearly a year after its launch in Japan. Yes, that’s right, PlayStation TV (previously the PS Vita TV in Japan) has a release date and will be launching in North America on October 14, and one month later to European territories on November 14.

PlayStation Store Update (09-23-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for September 23, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users now have access to Flockers and Castlestorm: Definitive Edition.

PlayStation 3 users get several RPGs in Ar nosurge: Ode to An Unborn StarArcana Heart 3: Lovemax!!!, and Resonance of Fate. Users of all 3 systems can now play the newest edition of the hyper popular franchise, FIFA 15.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and then receive extra discounts as the month progresses. Discounts this week include titles in the DarksidersRed Faction, and MX vs. ATV franchises. Keep reading to see the complete store update!