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PAIN being “re-invented” as free-to-play title

PlayStation Network classic PAIN is getting a re-release, Sony announced at a Brazil event today. Gematsu reports Sony is working with developer QB9 on a new version of the physics-based time-waster, which will be free-to-play but retain the same gameplay. No release date was provided, but it’s coming to PlayStation 3. The original PAIN was […]

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Pain headlines

  • Pain 3D bundle hits next week

    PSN Stores is reporting that Pain 3D will be released in Hong Kong next week, and chances are that it will also arrive in the US and UK at the same time.

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  • Buy a Sony Bravia 3D TV, get four free 3D games

    Sony’s running a deal where if you purchase a Bravia 3D television during June, you will have access to four free 3D games.

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  • US PSN update, August 20 - Smash Cars and Bloody Roar

    Downloadable games this week included in the US PSN update include: Smash Cars and Bloody Roar, along with demos for IL-2 Sturmovik: Birds Of Prey and Mini Ninjas. Add-on content includes Andy Dick for Pain, the Zen Pinball Street Fighter II Tribute Table, BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger additional colors, Cross Edge packs, and the usual Rock […]

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  • Euro PSN update, August 20 - WET and DiRT 2 demos

    The Euro PSN update today has some nice demos for you. WET, DiRT 2, Mini Ninjas, and IL2 Sturmovik: Birds Of Prey. Add-ons consist of Andy Dick for the game Pain, a Street Fighter II themed table for Zen Pinball and the usual Rock Band and Guitar Hero stuff. PSP users can get Wild Arms […]

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  • PAIN releasing on Blu-ray this month

    PAIN will release on Blu-ray for PS3 “on Wednesday 24 June in Europe, 25 June in Australia and New Zealand, and the UK and Ireland on Friday 26 June for €24.99/£19.99.” We know, because it says so on the EU PS Blog. That’s it. Amazing. Buy it. For fun, and shit.

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  • Best selling PSN titles for April include Rag Doll Kung Fu and Worms

    GamerBytes  has released a list of the top ten best selling games on PSN in April. Hopefully your favorites did well. Rag Doll Kung Fu Worms Wheel of Fortune Flower Mortal Kombat II Comet Crash Ratcher & Clank Future: Quest for Booty Linger in Shadows PAIN Noby Noby Boy You can get the full analysis […]

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  • Watch Andy Dick's voice-over session for PAIN

    Ever fancied the thought of grabbing a hold of Andy Dick and flinging him far and wide? Who hasn’t. Posted below the break is a video of Andy performing voice clips for his character in Sony’s PAIN. Not only will his likeness appear, but his character, Daphne Aguilera, will make an appearance as well. Too […]

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  • William Shatner to make PAIN appearance

    According to the Sony Europe PSN release schedule, on the 19th March William Shatner is set to follow in the hallowed footsteps of David Hasselhof by appearing in Sony PSN title, PAIN. PAIN was PSNs most downloaded title in 2008 and a celebrity such as Captain James Tiberius Kirk will only serve to keep the […]

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  • PAIN is PSNs most downloaded of 2008

    PlayStation show Pulse is reporting that PAIN is the most downloaded title on its PlayStation Network this year. The game released on US PSN back in 2007 and in Europe March of this year. High Velocity Bowling rolled in second and the seminal Super Stardust HD third. In fact, considering most of the titles in […]

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  • "The Hoff" to make Pain appearance

    You couldn’t make this one up. David aka Mitch, aka Michael Knight, “The Hoff” Hasselhoff is going to be a downloadable character in Sony PSN game Pain. If you don’t believe it then read about it direct from the horses mouth over at PlayStation Blog. You can download Dave from November 6. We have nothing […]

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  • Sackboy to appear in Pain

    According to this 1UP piece, the latest issue of Game Informer reveals that LittleBigPlanet frontman, Sackboy, will be be making an appearance in the hit PSN title, Pain. Nothing else is known so far but this news gets us excited: we love everything Sackboy and Pain. Love it, you hear? More through the link. By […]

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  • PAL PlayStation Store upate

    Here’s what you get today, Euros, if you didn’t know already. Pain looks fun, so probably buy that. PSN Game Pain (£4.99) Packs Pain: Scurv Dogg Pack (69p) Pain: Muffy Pack (69p) Pain: Santa (69p Pain: Hung Lo Pack (69p) Pain: Ginger Pack (69p) Pain: Cookie (69p) Fun With Explosives Pack (Free) Stranglehold Pack (£9.99) […]

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