Qore is no more, April issue is its last hurrah

Sony has announced via the US PS Blog that the April issue of its digital magazine Qore will be the last. In the latest issue, it takes a look back at the four or so years on PSN as “the first interactive digital magazine on a game console: in which it covered over 160 new […]

Qore headlines

  • US PS Store Update, January 10 - Choplifter HD, FFXIII-2 demo, more

    This week’s US PlayStation Store update brings with it a couple of new sports applications, a revived classic, another two classics in bundled form and some interesting demos.

  • Qore episode 32 includes Killzone 3, Mass Effect 2 goodies

    Qore episode 32 splashes across the North American PlayStation Network tomorrow, bringing with it many and varied delights, including a scintillating romp across the year that was, a gleeful flick through DC Universe Online, and most interestingly, bonus goodies in the form of a Qore subscribers-exclusive Killzone 3 desktop theme and Mass Effect 2 artworks.

  • LittleBigPlanet 2 Qore gameplay rocks socks

    You want more LBP2 stuff? You can never be too full of LBP2 stuff. After the break, there’s gameplay footage of the game from the latest episode of Qore.

  • Sony responds to comments over lack of content with Qore

    Kevin Furuichi, executive producer for PSN has responded to customer complaints over the PS3 interactive magazine, Qore.

  • This month's Qore features BioShock 2, Dante's Inferno, more

    The US PS Blog has detail on what you’ll be getting for your $5 this month in Qore.

  • Qore Episode 13 bonuses include Spyro the Dragon

    Qore Episode 13 will be released this Thursday on PSN. Free bonuses this month include an inFamous Bad Karma theme, a Qore T-shirt for Home, and Spyro for both PS3 and PSP. The one year anniversary issue also includes features on Fight Night Round 4, inFamous, and the Frag Dolls. It looks as though the […]

  • Qore ep 13 delayed to include "full feature story on PSP Go"

    Remember Qore episode 13? The one that leaked the week before E3 with all the PSP Go info? It’s been delayed to include some… PSP Go info. The following was sent out to Qore subs yesterday: Dear Qore Subscriber, As mentioned on the PlayStation blog on Friday, we are experiencing a delay in the release […]

  • Today's Qore episode is free, has Red Faction: Guerrilla

    According to the PS Blog, today’s Qore episode is going to cost precisely nothing. Great if you’re American. There’s stuff in the downloadable mag on Red Faction: Guerrilla, Fat Princess and inFamous. All good. Video about it all after the break.

  • inFamous soundtrack hitting the PlayStation Store in May

    The inFamous soundtrack will be available for download via the PlayStation Store on May 21 for $9.99. The score was created by electronic musician Amon Tobin, composers James Dooley and Mel Wesson, and electric cellist Martin Tillman. The April issue of Qore will feature a look into the game’s music. Read on for the press […]

  • Sony starts handing out High Velocity Bowling vouchers

    Sony’s started handing out vouchers for free High Velocity Bowling. If you are a Qore subscriber, check your email to see if you got one. The game uses the Sixaxis controller to simulate bowling swings, and includes eight characters and eight themed alleys. Multiplayer for 1-4 players is enabled, as is a Trophy room to […]

  • Qore Episode 10: Burnout, Riddick, LittleBigPlanet, more

    Qore Episode 10 is now up on PSN, and a preview of what you’ll get is posted after the break. This week, the Sony folks get some hands-on time with the upcoming Big Surf Island expansion pack for Burnout Paradise, travel to Sweden to visit Dark Athena creator Starbreeze, and talk Alpha Protocol with Obsidian. […]

  • Qore episode 8 to feature F.E.A.R. 2, Killzone 2 and Heavy Rain

    Kevin Furuichi, executive producer, PlayStation Network has updated the PSBlog to reveal that the next episode of Qore will feature F.E.A.R. 2, Killzone 2 and Heavy Rain. They talk to Quantic’s Veronica Bellmont about motion capture, Monolith about sound and Guerilla about Killzone 2. Don’t believe us? See for yourself after the break. By Mike […]

  • SCEA launches new PlayStation show, PULSE

    SCEA’s announced PULSE, a free-to-all video PlayStation round-up presented by an extremely wobbly Christina Lee. Watch the first episode here. It’s a bi-weekly affair, apparently, and features slots on topical games, such as Prince of Persia, Street Fighter II HD, and so on. PULSE and QORE are to be joined by TITS early next year.

  • Qore issue seven to be free

    According to this US PS Blog post, the seventh issue of US PSN mag Qore will be free. We have good news for you this month. As our way of saying “Happy Holidays,” the PlayStation Network is offering the Single Episode version of Qore Episode 07 (December ’08) for FREE* in the PlayStation Store. So, […]

  • Home beta invites sent out to Qore subs, v1.0 released onto test servers

    Here we go. PS3-Sense brings word that Home beta invites have been sent out to Qore subscribers. The piece also says that, as expected, version 1.0 of the app’s client has been put live on the beta servers. As reported earlier this week, Sony will now bring large amounts of people into the beta in […]

  • US Home beta only available to annual Qore subs

    Sony’s confirmed that only those with an annual Qore subscription will be allowed to get on the Home beta through the downloadable US mag. “As an update to the PLAYSTATION(R)3 News email sent on Friday, October 24th, the special invitation to PlayStation(R)Home’s closed beta is available only to Qore annual subscribers who purchased subscriptions by […]

  • November Qore to contain Home beta invites

    Finally. PS3F’s reporting that the November edition of Qore is to contain beta invites to Home. While this means you have to be both in America and willing to pay to get involved in Sony’s online social “thing,” the emergence of public invites surely indicates that wider access will happen this year, as Sony has […]

  • Qore entrance to Home beta? "More news in about two weeks"

    Looks as though Qore subs in the US are going to be able to gain access to the Home beta before it’s opened up to the general public. When asked if a subscription to the PSN show was going get people in, SCEA’s Kevin Furuichi replied on the US PS Blog: “We’re working on this […]

  • US SOCOM beta launches today

    The US PS Blog’s posted that the American beta for SOCOM: Confrontation will go live in America at 5.00pm PST today. You need to be a Qore subscriber to get involved, apparently, and you need to have been so from the first episode of the Future US PSN show. More through the link.

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