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It's savings across for board in the Playstation Store Easter Sale

Author:
Carl Phillips
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Playstation Store, PS Vita games, PS3 games, Sale

It's savings across for board in the Playstation Store Easter Sale

From 9th April until 30th April

While you could spend all those pennies you've saved on buying more chocolate (and I wouldn't blame you, really) Sony have decided to give Playstation 3 and Vita owners a chance to bag a saving or two during the Easter holiday. As always, PS+ subscribers get a little chopped off the top for an extra saving. Notable offers include those for Battlefield 4, the Mass Effect trilogy, Hotline Miami (a cross-buy purchase, which is nice), and the first season of The Walking Dead. Take a gander at the entire list of offers by hitting the jump.

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PSN Maintenance Scheduled For This Evening

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Maintenance, Playstation Store, PS Vita, PS3, PSN

PSN Maintenance Scheduled For This Evening

Sony's online support co-ordinator for the EU PlayStation Network has revealed that there'll be a maintenance session for the service this evening.

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PSN Summer Festival Sale Gets A Truly Enormous Deal Update

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Playstation Store, PS3 games, PSN

PSN Summer Festival Sale Gets A Truly Enormous Deal Update

The PSN Summer Festival Sale is heating up thanks to a truly whopping new update, as listed on the EU PlayStation Blog. It is utterly, stonkingly huge.

As with most PSN promotions, though, it's a very mixed bag in terms of actual savings - you'll want to review games on a case by case basis. The trial & unlock games are probably your best bet, with the likes of Joe Danger 2, All Zombies Must Die, Burn Zombie Burn and the brilliant Dogfight 1942 bundle available for chump change.

We've got the whole shebang after the break - and I've picked out the prices for you because I'm nice like that.

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PlayStation Store Summer Festival Sale Starts Today

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
Playstation Store, PS3 games, PSN

PlayStation Store Summer Festival Sale Starts Today

Sort Of

The PlayStation Store is currently playing host to PS2 and Naughty Dog promotions, but Sony has announced that their Summer Festival Sale kicks off today. Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained is now available to rent for £0.99, while an annual Music Unlimited pass will set you back a (questionable) £59.99 or £49.99 for PS Plus subscribers. It's cheaper than Spotify Premium, I suppose.

In terms of games, however, the first deal will go live on Friday, seeing Tomb Raider reduced to £16.99. Other deals will break cover over the coming weeks, so we'll keep an eye out.

PSOne Sale Starts: Highlights Include MGS, Spyro, Resident Evil

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Playstation Store, PS Vita games, PS3 games, PSN

PSOne Sale Starts: Highlights Include MGS, Spyro, Resident Evil

Sony have kicked off their PSOne sale over on the Playstation Store. Available from now until July 10th, there'll be slashed prices for the likes of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Metal Gear Solid, Tomb Raider, Silent Hill, and Resident Evil 1, 2, and 3.

Remember, Playstation Plus subscribers will get an extra 10% off.

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EU Playstation Plus Gets ICO, SOTC HD and Demon's Souls, Knights and Witches Sale Detailed

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Playstation Plus, Playstation Store, PSN
Discuss:
Demon's Souls | Ico | Shadow of the Colossus | Playstation 3

EU Playstation Plus Gets ICO, SOTC HD and Demon's Souls, Knights and Witches Sale Detailed

I love Playstation Plus. It floats my boat by offering up a monthly carousel of exceptional games all for the price of £35 a year. Seriously, if you have a Playstation device and you don't have PS Plus rectify this folly immediately.

Ahem.

Anyway, come June three more games will swap in to be downloaded for nothing, and those three games happen to be some of the best around: ICO HD, Shadow of the Colossus HD, and Demon's Souls. If you just want to buy them outright, though, they're discounted from today in the Knights and Witches sale.

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GTA Sale Hits The Playstation Store This Week

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Grand Theft Auto, GTA 3, GTA IV, Playstation Store, PS3 games, PSN

GTA Sale Hits The Playstation Store This Week

The Playstation Store is getting some sweet GTA-related discounts this week that include all of the games from GTA 3 onwards, not mention the Episodes for GTA IV, and even some price slashing for the fantastic PSP titles.

Hit the jump for the full list of discounts, and remember PS Plus subscribers get a further 10% off of everything.

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12-17 Hours Of PSN Maintenance Scheduled For Monday 15th

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Maintenance, Playstation Store, PS Vita, PS3, PSN

12-17 Hours Of PSN Maintenance Scheduled For Monday 15th

Sony have announced plans for some hefty PSN maintenance on Monday 15th April, with separate times depending on where you're based

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16 Hours Of PSN Maintenance Scheduled For 1PM GMT Today

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Maintenance, Playstation Store, PS Vita, PS3, PSN

16 Hours Of PSN Maintenance Scheduled For 1PM GMT Today

Sony have revised their maintenance plans for today. The PSN will now be down for longer, from earlier in the day. Yay.

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12 Deals Of Christmas Promotion Returning To PSN

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
12 Deals Of Christmas, Playstation Store, PSN

12 Deals Of Christmas Promotion Returning To PSN

Sony has announced the return of their "12 Deals Of Christmas" promotion, which will deliver twelve 48 hour-long promotions from December 1st.

You now know as much as we do. Keep your eyes fixed on the PlayStation Blog post for daily updates from Saturday, or trust us to do it for you.

Grand Theft Auto Sale Begins Today On Playstation Store

Author:
Carl Phillips
Category:
Deals
Tags:
Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto IV Episodes From Liberty City, Playstation Store, PS3 games, Sale

Grand Theft Auto Sale Begins Today On Playstation Store

GTA IV Related Content Getting A Price Cut

The official Playstation Blog has announced that when the Playstation Store updates in a short while, PS3 users will be able to make some mighty fine savings on all things related to Grand Theft Auto IV. The biggest saving obviously comes in the form of the Complete Edition, but if you already own the base game you can still save a fair enough getting the more enjoyable Episodes. As usual, PS Plus subscribers get their 10% off the listed sale price. We’ve got the full list after the jump.

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PSN Store Update: Portal On The Move, Black Ops Declassified

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
Black Ops: Declassified, DLC, Playstation Store, Playstation store update, Portal 2: In Motion, PS Vita games, PS3 games

PSN Store Update: Portal On The Move, Black Ops Declassified

This week's PlayStation Store update finally brings us Counter-Strike: GO.

Only joking.

Instead, we have the new expansion for Portal 2, In Motion, that features a motion-controlled campaign compatible with the PlayStation Move. PS Plus members can get a 30% discount. New games include Of Orcs And Men and a complete Saints Row package, alongside Black Ops: Declassified for the PS Vita. Early reports suggest that you should avoid Nihilistic's portable Call Of Duty title like the plague, and for the sake of full disclosure, review code hasn't been made available to us (danger!).

Either way, as always, we have the lean update and prices after the break - thanks to the latest post on the PlayStation Blog.

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PlayStation Store Halloween Sale Starts Tomorrow

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
Dead Island, Halloween, Playstation Store, PS Vita games, PS3 games

PlayStation Store Halloween Sale Starts Tomorrow

Dead Island GOTY For £11.99

PSN is holding a spooktacular Halloween sale, which starts tomorrow in Europe as part of the weekly PlayStation Store update.

We've rounded up the entire list of promotions below, but we reckon that the smartest bargains are the Dead Island GOTY Edition for £11.99 (with a 10% Plus discount), I Am Alive for £7.99 (again, less for Plus subscribers) and BG&E HD for £4.25. House Of The Dead 3 and 4 will also be reduced to silly prices.

As mentioned, the promotion kicks off tomorrow and will end on November 7th. Let us know what you buy!

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Delayed PlayStation Store Revamp Is "Now Live"

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
Playstation Store, PS3, PSN, Sony

After an embarrassing setback, Sony has announced that the newly-redesigned PLayStation Store interface is "now live in all EU territories" The new front end promised easier searching, intuitive browsing and larger icons, but met with a number of crippling issues including an inability to distinguish between regular members and Plus subscribers.

Hopefully all of the creases have now been ironed out.

PSN Store Update: Walking Dead, Battle Royale Beta & Plus Deals

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
Playstation Store, PS Vita games, PS3 games, PSN, Sony

PSN Store Update: Walking Dead, Battle Royale Beta & Plus Deals

This week's PlayStation Store update brings good news all round. The Walking Dead: Episode 4 - Around Every Corner is now available to download, so if you've been following the series, Matt's 8/10 review explains why you probably should.

The PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale public beta kicks off today for PS Plus members, while Vita owners can get involved at leisure. Plus subscribers can also get their hands on The Unfinished Swan and, if you're a fan of flight sims, a bundle pack of Dogfight 1942 and its two expansions for £7.99 provides a great value proposition. [thanks for the tip, ODB]

I'd also like to point out that you can download a PSP bundle pack of Half Minute Hero and Blazing Souls Accelate to your Vita for £10.99, which is much better value than netting them separately. Note that Accelate is a bit of a mixed bag, though. As always, the full update is available on the EU PlayStation Blog or condensed after the break.

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New-Look PlayStation Store Launches Today [UPDATE]

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
Playstation Store, PS3, PSN, Sony

New-Look PlayStation Store Launches Today [UPDATE]

Sony are deploying an all-new PlayStation Store user interface as part of today's update, which should make the marketplace much more intuitive to navigate.

UPDATE: Sony have temporarily reverted back to the old design to address some major launch day issues, such as slow browsing speeds, wallet problems and an inability to distinguish between regular and PlayStation Plus members. "We look forward to introducing the new look store to the UK market shortly," said the company in a short statement.

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PSN Offline For Maintenance On Monday October 15th

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Maintenance, Playstation network, Playstation Store, PSN, Sony

PSN Offline For Maintenance On Monday October 15th

It's that time again, folks! The PlayStation Network will be offline for scheduled maintenance this coming Monday.

Expect services to be down from 13:00 BST on October 15th  through until 02:00 BST on Tuesday morning. As per usual, users will be unable to access the PlayStation Store, Account Management, Account Registration, or play online. Trophies will still be operational, however, and will update on users' profiles once the PSN is operational again.

UK PlayStation Store Charts: September 2012

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
Playstation Store, PS Vita games, PS3 games, PSN, Sony, UK retail

UK PlayStation Store Charts: September 2012

Starting today, Sony will release monthly best-selling charts for the PlayStation Store: both for PSN trial & unlock titles, full PS3 games, PS Vita downloads and PSOne classics. We've often wondered how well download titles fare on Sony's online marketplace, and this should give us a fascinating (or interminably dull) insight into the inner workings of Sony's marketplace.

We'll naturally link to our reviews when appropriate, and call out anything we find interesting, pleasing or bizarre.

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PS3 Essentials Arrive On PSN Today - Get Deus Ex: HR For A Tenner

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Digital Distribution, Playstation Store, PS3 Essentials, PSN, Sony

PS3 Essentials Arrive On PSN Today - Get Deus Ex: HR For A Tenner

Sony's PS3 Essentials line, which sees a whole bunch of classic PS3 games hit the PSN Store at a discounted rate, arrive today. There are a bunch of newer titles such as Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood priced at £15.99, with some older games like LBP and the original Uncharted comingg it at £9.99.

Frankly, we rather think it's a little underwhelming, with the complete lack of retail outlay not reflected in pricing for games that have gone considerably lower than this before.

Check out the full list after the jump >>>

CS:GO & Walking Dead Episode 3 Miss EU PlayStation Store Update (Again)

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Playstation Store, PSN, The Walking Dead: Episode 3 - The Long Road Ahead

CS:GO & Walking Dead Episode 3 Miss EU PlayStation Store Update (Again)

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has failed to materialise on the European PlayStation Network for a third week running, with the latest episode of Telltale's Walking Dead series also notably absent despite a US release. Sony still offers no reason for the delay, which has increasingly attracted some angry backlash from PS3 owners. Several US titles are currently outstanding for Europe, including Dyad and Closure, while Trine 2 took several months to clear certification. Please can we spend our money on some nice things, Sony?

Actually, yes. Despite its glaring omissions, this week's PlayStation Store Update does provide a fantastic value PS Minis bundle from Beatshapers (which includes the brilliant Canabalt, Wizorb and others for £4.99), Zen Pinball 2, standalone HD versions of Metal Gear Solid 2 and Snake Eater alongside an extensive retro sale. More details on the EU PlayStation Blog.