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PSN maintenance today

Posted in PlayStation Network on July 15, 2010 by James Love

Yaster, one of the moderators at the Official PlayStation Community, has posted that PSN will be undergoing maintenance
tonight from 1700 BST – 2100 BST, with access the PS Store, Account Management and Registration pages being unavailable to users for the first 45 minutes of the maintenance.

However you’ll still be able to log-in to the Network (assuming you have done so previously on the PS3/PSP you’re using) and play online.

Full list of titles in PSN Video Store Sale – 1/4/10

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network with tags on March 29, 2010 by James Love

Sony announced earlier that there would be a sale on the UK video store come April Fool’s day.

We’ve got the full list of titles for you after the jump, along with our picks.

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PSN maintenance – 30/3/10

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Portable on March 29, 2010 by James Love

Sony have announced that tomorrow PSN will be offline for scheduled maintenance.

It’ll start at 03:00 BST and end at 06:00 BST, and during that 3 hour window there’ll be a period of around an hour when the Network will be unavailable.

April Fool’s Day sale on PSN Video Store

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Portable with tags on March 29, 2010 by James Love

Sony have announced that the UK video store will have a mini sale on comedy titles this Thursday.

Some films will be reduced to for you to keep to watch on PS3 at home or PSP on the move. Some of the titles that Sony have revealed that’ll be on offer include:

• Nacho Libra
• Jackass Number Two
• Napoleon Dynamite
• Shaun of the Dead
• American Pie Presents Band Camp
• The Royal Tennenbaums
• Mad Money

We’d recommend Shaun of the Dead, Napoleon Dynamite and if your stomach is strong enough, Jackass 2 for some puerile fun.

PlayStation Network downtime – 16/2/10

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Portable on February 15, 2010 by James Love

Over at the Official EU PS forum, Community Moderator Yaster has announced that PSN will be down from 1600GMT until 1730GMT tomorrow, Tuesday 16th February.

As a word of warning, you won’t be able to sign into Network services like online play, the PS Store, the forums, PS Blog etc. during the down time.

Future announce First Play for PlayStation 3

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network, PlayStation Store, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios with tags , , on February 15, 2010 by James Love

It’s been a long time coming but now the UK is getting their own version of Qore, First Play.

Coming from the guys at the Official PlayStation Magazine, First Play will be available on a weekly basis costing 99p per episode or £8.99 for a three-month subscription.

The service will roll out in March in the UK with more regions to follow if the launch is successful. First Play will offer Beta access, video reviews, downloadable content and much more, with content from the store being availbable exclusively early to First Play subscribers.

With an install base of over 3 million in the UK, SCEE are highly optimistic about the service, “As PlayStation 3 moves the gaming experience to a more social and competitive online environment through the PlayStation Network, so it becomes critical that we’re offering gamers the very best content and services through this channel,” said Ray Maguire.

For a look at the trailer of First Play, head over to the official site.

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MAG goes gold, Open Beta on the way

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Network, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios with tags , on December 22, 2009 by James Love

Zipper have announced that their colossal 256-player FPS MAG has just gone gold for the US and Asia, with release dates set for January 26th in North America and January 28th in Japan, with the European discs set to go gold within the next few weeks.

Also, from the 4th January MAG will have it’s open beta for everyone to sample. EU users can download it on January 4th, whilst American residents can pre-load it from today.

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