Category Archives: PS2
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 20:41 GMT
PSN is hosting a Twisted Metal sale. From today and for the rest of the week, you can pick up Twisted Metal PS3 for $29.99, Twisted Metal (PSone Classic) for$4.99, Twisted Metal 2 (PSone Classic) for $4.99, Twisted Metal Black (PS2 Classic) for $7.99, or you can pick up all the above through the Twisted Birthday Bundle for just $39.99. The sale was not noted on the EU PS Blog, so as of press time, it appears to be for North America only. We’ll keep checking.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 22:38 GMT
PlayStation 4 looks set to happen sooner rather than later. Brenna looks back at a brand that grew up alongside her.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 18:25 GMT
The PlayStation Blog has announced in The Drop that various goodies are heading to PlayStation Network this week.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 22:11 GMT
Pokémon Black & White 2 were the best-selling games in Japan during 2012, Media Create has revealed via it Top-30 of 2012 chart. The Nintendo titles were followed by Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and New Super Mario Bros. 2, respectively. The tracking retail firm also listed the best-selling hardware in the country to-date, and the clear winner was PlayStation 2 with 21,833,215 units sold. The full chart is below, courtesy of Siliconera.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 16:16 GMT
Sat, Jan 12, 2013 | 15:09 GMT
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories will be released through PSN as a PS2 Classic later this month, NIS America has announced. Released originally on PS2 back in 2006, the turn-based strategy-RPG will run you $9.99 when it releases on January 22. Thanks, Gematsu.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 22:16 GMT
Siren, or Forbidden Siren to those of us in PAL regions, is coming to the US PlayStation Store next Tuesday, a post on the US PS Blog has announced. The 2003 survival horror classic didn’t set critics on fire at launch but has become a cult favourite, noted particularly for its deliberately traditional Japanese spooks, which went down well just as Asian horror cinema was gaining wider appreciation. The SCE Japan production spawned two follow-ups including a PlayStation 3 re-imagining of the first one. No word on pricing or European launch as yet.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 09:46 GMT
Shadow of the Colossus – a film adaptation of Team ICO’s iconic PS2 title – has been in development since 2009. It has been languishing in the writing phase since then, but now the project appears to be picking up speed, as the co-writer of 2011 action flick Hanna has joined the project to pledge his writing skills.
Mon, Jan 07, 2013 | 06:01 GMT
Sony has ceased global manufacture of PlayStation 2, the best-selling console of all time.
Thu, Jan 03, 2013 | 20:21 GMT
The latest NPD report cites game consoles as the third largest category of online devices connected to the Internet by residents of the United States. Figures in the report show 425 million web-connected devices in US American homes, 39 million of which are game consoles. The figures are interesting because the most recent US census report shows 315 million people live in the country – meaning there are 110 million more devices connected online than there are residents. Other connected devices used are as follows: desktops/laptops (183.8 million), smartphones (133 million), 31.8 million tablets, 16 million online HDTVs, 12.9 million connected Blu-ray players, and 8.5 million streaming media boxes. Thanks, GI International.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 04:40 GMT
After 13 years of faithful service, the original Big Black Box is shaking hands with colleagues, giving a teary farewell speech, and accepting a lovingly engraved retirement gift.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 02:50 GMT
Studio Liverpool, once known as Psygnosis, is no more, but Siliconera has dug up a long lost treasure: Fall of the Artificer. This steampunk PS2 game was in the works for Sony between 2000 and 2001 but never saw the light of day; hit the link to see some concept art taken from a former staffer’s CV. Although its become known mainly for the WipeOut and F1 series, SCE Liverpool actually had a very broad portfolio.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 01:27 GMT
The ESRB has re-rated six classic Rockstar titles, with three appearing in this week’s US PS Store update.
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 | 09:15 GMT
Rockstar North president Leslie Benzies has voiced that the developer would like to create a single explorable world that connected all the cities from the Grand Theft Auto series.
Wed, Dec 12, 2012 | 18:35 GMT
GTA: San Andreas, Spyro the Dragon 1-3, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and a Festive Sale are just some of the goodies available for your gaming pleasure on PSN this week. Hit up the break for the full list.
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 16:52 GMT
Mass Effect 3′s latest N7 Bounty Weekend, Operation Onslaught, is live an there’s been a shortage of specialized weapons on several fronts. In order to combat the issue, population centers “must be reclaimed” in order to rebuild munitions factories. The individual goal for the weekend is to earn 75,000 points of damage using an assault rifle on any map at any difficulty. Points are cumulative across matches, and extraction is not required. More through here.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 14:38 GMT
Namco’s 2nd Super Robot Wars OG debuted in the top sport on Media Cretae’s charts this week, moving 217,710 units on PS3. The title bested the Level-5 Capcom collaboration, Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, by 88,854 units.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | 14:05 GMT
Animal Crossing: New Leaf remained in the top spot at Japanese retail for the third week in a row, according to Media Create figures, but Treyarch’s Black Ops 2 did fairly well in its debut moving 197,350 units on PS3 and 22,177 units on Xbox 360. Combined, the shooter moved 219,527 units for the week, essentially making it the top earner on the chart.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 21:27 GMT
Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition is available today exclusively through Amazon for PS3, according to Rising Star Games. However, those who wish to forgo the physical edition can pick up the digital version of the arcade shooter December 4 through PSN. If you want a better idea of what the shmup has to offer you, have a look at the previously posted trailer below.
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 | 15:32 GMT
Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Leaf for 3DS debuted in first place on the Media Create charts, with 603,064 units sold. Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires for PS3 , also new this week, placed second, while Halo 4 showed for third with 39,312 units sold. The 343 shooter boosted Xbox 360 sales by 1,569 units over last week. Get the full hardware and software charts below.