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PlayStation Home will close its doors in March

PlayStation Home will close its doors in March, Sony has announced.

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  • Sony will stop PS Home updates in Japan from September

    PlayStation Home updates will cease across Japan in September, Sony has confirmed.

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  • Sony giving away 10,000 all-access beta keys for Dust 514, Vita companion app revealed

    CCP Games has announced a number of details regarding the premier beta event for the PlayStation 3-exclusive massively multiplayer shooter Dust 514, including a special giveaway in honour of E3.

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  • PlayStation Home reboot goes live

    Sony’s fully rebooted PlayStation Home, as promised back in the summer and detailed yesterday. The redesign will come with four new districts, F2P games on a freemium model and other content. SCEE’s Darren Cairns noted the new look “puts you right at the centre of a world of games,” and that it’ll give “a completely […]

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  • PlayStation Home reboot launching tomorrow

    Sony’s announced it’s to launch its reboot of PlayStation Home tomorrow morning GMT.

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  • PlayStation Home to get free-to-play FPS

    Sony Computer Entertainment have revealed Bootleggers, a new free-to-play first person shooter that takes place inside the upcoming new version of PlayStation Home.

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  • Watch Evo 2011 fight tournament in PlayStation Home

    The fighting game competition begins on Friday July 29 and runs until the end of the weekend with players competing for cash and kudos across several high profile fight game franchises. You can watch all the action from the comfort of your virtual home.

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  • Playstation Home gets a ton of new virtual pets

    Playstation Home is set to become a bit of an animal-lover’s paradise when it’s updated this week, as a ton of new virtual pets are added to the service.

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  • Rumour - New look for PlayStation Home inbound, gets concept art

    4Player Co-op is carrying concept art of what appears to be a new look for PlayStation Home.

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  • "Home has been a huge success," says Sony

    PlayStation Home boss Jack Buser has told Gama that the online service has been a “very good business model for PlayStation, and quite profitable.”

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  • European PS Home spaces get revamped

    SCEE has revealed that it’s to release a new Home square and Shopping Centre for PlayStation Home this Thursday.

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  • PlayStation Home to leave Beta in December [UPDATE]

    Update: SCEE has responded to Ewing’s comment stating that it has no current plans to end the Home Beta. “The service is still evolving and as such we have no current plans to take Home out of Beta,” said a spokesperson via Videogamer. Original: PlayStation Home will leave Beta in December, two years after the […]

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  • Star Wars coming to PlayStation Home

    LucasArts is bringing some Star Wars stuff to PlayStation Home, SCEA has announced.

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  • Sony gives break down of Home figures as it reaches 7 million users

    Peter Edward, director of Home for SCEE, has broken down figures for the platform by region, demographic and content. Without further ado, here it is courtesy of Gamasutra: Since launch in November 2008, Home claims to have 7 million users – of which 3 million are in Europe – who have downloaded 6 million items. […]

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  • Home gets Warhawk Command Center this week

    Warhawk fans will get to move around and plan strategies in the Warhawk Command Center in Home this week. Sony confirmed the addition at Destination PlayStation this morning. Update should go through on Thursday.

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  • Killzone 2 demo now free to North American players… sorta

    When Sony initially bequeathed unto U.S. gamers its first holy, zeal-inspiring slab of Killzone 2, only those who had pre-ordered the game were able to partake. However, after sensing a horrendous disturbance in the Sony defense force, it seems Sony decided to back down on its somewhat perplexing policy. Well, kinda. Starting at 6pm Pacific […]

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  • New Playstation Home footage

    After the link. Sony showed the crowd a new video of Playstation Home at yesterday’s Playstation Business Review in Tokyo. See people talking to each other, PSP interaction and everything looking rather bright and colourful. Check it out. By Mike Bowden

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  • Home boss "amazed" at Second Life's popularity

    Speaking here, PlayStation Home’s creative director, Ron Festejo, has been less than friendly to Linden Labs’ Second Life. “From my point of view, looking at Second Life – because it has been mentioned a lot in the same paragraph as Home, and people make that comparison – I’m amazed at how many people go on […]

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  • Japanese Home survey rude awakening for Sony

    A Famitsu survey which asked readers whether or not they’re interested in PlayStation Home has returned some less than positive results, according to this. The question, specifically, was, “What do you think about member services like PlayStation Home?” The answers will have the SCEJ kids sweating. 27.3 percent are interested in trying it out 37.3 […]

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  • Home to reappear at GDC

    GDC’s site has details of a seminar and demo of PlayStation Home, the virtual PS3 “space” thingy Phil Harrison debuted and the Californian show last year and was susequently delayed past an original autumn 2007 release date. It does all the things Xbox Live does but looks like an MMO, basically, although we doubt Sony […]

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