Post Thumbnail

PlayStation Home, Sony's answer to the Second Life question no one asked, was never where the company's heart lived. Maybe its greasy, suppurating id lived in those gleaming neon halls, somewhere between the bowling alley full of dead-eyed polygon people and the virtual shopping mall. You know the...

3 months ago 0 Comments
April 4, 2015 at 10:00AM
Post Thumbnail

It was only a matter of time. When word came down that Sony was shuttering the PlayStation 3 virtual space, PlayStation Home, in Japan earlier this year, the service's domestic days were likely numbered as well. Citing a "shifting landscape" as the cause (and likely no public outcry that the oft-l...

9 months ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Well, that was fast. A poster by the name of StreetskaterFU has outlined what he claims is a method of hacking into PlayStation Home's servers for download, uploading and deleting files. We're not able to verify his directions, but if true it would be a potentially calamitous oversight on Sony's pa...

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

According to a recent report from the Virtual Worlds 2008 conference, Millions of Us, an advertising agency specializing in the production of marketing campaigns in virtual worlds, is already hard at work developing projects for Sony's Playstation 3-based Home. According to Millions of Us presiden...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Information regarding the closed beta for PlayStation Home has been hard to come by, but thankfully IGN has managed to get a status update from an anonymous tester. First off, let's talk about what's missing from the beta. "None of the new features or areas outlined at E3 have made it into the beta...

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Speaking to the Official PlayStation Magazine, Home executive producer Peter Edwards, has decided to limit the choices of costumes avatars are allowed to wear, so as to reportedly retain mass appeal for the virtual world. "If everyone's walking around dressed as Orcs or Stormtroopers or whatever, t...

8 years ago 0 Comments

If you weren't one of the lucky few to have been selected for PlayStation Home's closed beta testing, we've got a shaky hand-cam surprise for you today! A user-made video over at GameTrailers details a lot of what's going on in PS Home, from what it looks like in general to what you can accom...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It takes guts to admit something good about a company who you've lost faith in so long ago. That's just what the Penny Arcade crew tackled in their strip relating to the recent PlayStation 3 announcements, winning best game-related webcomic of the week. Special thanks to Jerry "Tycho" Holkins, who w...

8 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Good news for the PlayStation camp, full details of Sony's PlayStation Home have been revealed, and it ain't no slacker. Alongside those avatars and achievements we heard about earlier, the "service" seems to be a new-gen Second Life killer, with public hangouts, personal apartments (to show off t...

8 years ago 0 Comments