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Sony says self-publishers should start marketing games early on

Sony’s developer relations manager has said that self-publishers should start marketing games early on, even before the game is finished. Speaking with GI.biz during GDC, Chris Eden admitted that the first self-published titles for PSN had little to no marketing and suffered as a result. “One thing we’ve learnt with the first batch of self-published […]

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Playstation Blog headlines

  • GDC 09: PS Blog mixer hosting Media Molecule, Sucker Punch, Insomniac

    The SCEA PS Blog mixer at GDC next week features tons of games, demos and whatnot. The list of developers attending was confirmed today. It’s pretty damn cool. Tuesday – March 24 Sucker Punch will be on hand to to demo inFamous Wednesday – March 25 Titan Studios will be demoing Fat Princess Insomniac will […]

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  • Sackboy to have television on head this Thursday

    The US PS Blog brings word that this week’s free LittleBigPlanet content update will include a Sackboy with a television hat and Locoroco costumes. There’s picture of the new stuff through there. You’re going to get free gubbins for LBP every week, which is pleasant.

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  • Re-designed PS Blog published

    The US PS Blog’s back with its new look, and, as you can see, it’s not tremendously different to the previous one. The idea of the new design’s to keep as much content above the fold as possible. A noble endeavour. “In addition to being more attractive, we feel that readers will find more of […]

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  • Warhawk V1.4 to get free gameplay modes

    Dylan Jobe has announced on the PlayStation Blog that a new update for Warhawk will be released on July 16, containing two new free gameplay modes called Collection and Hero. Hero “is a team-based game mode in which one member of each team is randomly selected to be their team’s Epic Hero. Players score points […]

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  • Playstation Store to release content throughout E3 week

    Says so here. “Some of the more notable” stuff being released this week is “The Best of The Who Rock Band Edition, Super Stardust HD Team Mode Add-on and Elefunk an upcoming PlayStation Network downloadable puzzle game,” says the PSBlog. No news if Europe will see any of this, naturally. By Mike Bowden

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  • Rubenstein: No reported 2.40 problems after successful install

    Replying to users on the US PS blog, SCEA’s Jeff Rubenstein has said that so far, all the complaints the firm has received regarding the now-pulled Firmware 2.40 update have been regarding installation. “We’ve received no reports of hardware issues following a successful install,” he said. Sony took the drastic step of removing 2.40 from […]

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  • Playstation 3 firmware 2.4 video coming tomorrow

    Social media manager for SCEA, Jeff Rubenstein has confirmed that at around midnight Pacific time – 8 a.m. BST – the Playstation Blog will be showing a video of the new PS3 XMB features in action. “Planning 2 videos, 5 or so mins each. One for XMB features and one for Trophies,” replied Rubenstein to […]

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  • Playstation Patrol showing pre-release LBP

    The US Playstation blog triumphantly announces the return of The Playstation Experience and The Playstation Patrol, this time sporting a pre-release version of Little Big Planet. Other stuff’s included, like an interactive Rock Band stage. But let’s be honest, you get to play Little Big Planet early. We’re not jealous at all. Click for more […]

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  • Sony working on "addressing needs" for global PS blogs

    Jeff Rubenstein, social media manager for SCEA, has moved to allays concern that America is the only region with a “proper” PlayStation blog. “We know that there are a lot of readers coming here from beyond North America (notably the UK, Oz, Germany, and more). We’re in the process of working out how to make […]

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