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For the second week of the North American Vita anniversary sale, Sony is just giving you some free games. These aren't even free for PlayStation Plus members, for as long as you have a Plus account – they're just free. Just download them between tomorrow and March 11. The freebies include PSO...

March 4th 2013 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Sony is still putting out new UMD dual packs for the PSP. Adding to previous packs are three new bundles, once again packaged by genre. Each will be available as a download through PSN or at your favorite brick-and-mortar in January. For $14.99, you can snag one of these new Dual Packs: Patapon...

December 20th 2011 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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The tiny doodle-soldiers of Patapon 3 are going to need more than comically large weapons and impeccable rhythm to take down their gigantic foes -- they'll also need a hero. Actually, they'll need even more than that. They'll need an Uberhero, who makes an appearance in the trailer posted below.

March 23rd 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Demo-demo-demo! That's what we imagine you'll be screaming to yourself as you download the Patapon 3 demo from PSN this upcoming Tuesday. To make things even better, the PlayStation Blog informs us that it's a multiplayer demo -- a sampling of the internet-based functionality that will be included...

July 2nd 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Do you hear that? It's the pata pata of tiny feet, vibrantly dancing along a 2D plane. It's not just the mice you have running around your apartment (you might wanna clean up, amigo), it's a third Patapon game. Sony announced the game alongside the news that 70 PSP games will be released "between n...

June 15th 2010 at 4:07pm 0 Comments
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As tends to happen around this time of year, another countdown site has popped up, this one on the Japanese PlayStation site. It's counting down to the start of a beta test for ... something, with the countdown against a black background, with some thunder noises for ambiance. Well, not just for am...

June 11th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Amazon is just laying on the PlayStation sales today, with Patapon 2 being slashed to a measly $13.98. Okay, so it's not like Patapon 2 was terribly expensive in the first place, but come on, $14! For the price of two delicious hamburger combos, you could be playing this year's premiere drum-sequen...

August 4th 2009 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Anyone who has heard of PSP knows of Patapon. It's one of the most popular titles on that platform and is quite a unique and engaging experience. But, what if you're a DS owner; how will you get in on the action? Well, seeing as Patapon is a first-party Sony title, you won't ever see it on DS ... n...

June 2nd 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Patapon 2 is finally coming to the PSP in North America. While associate producer Chris Hinojosa-Miranda couldn't precisely explain why the title has taken so long to reach its final destination, he did say that the added time provided more focus on localization and translation. (Even still, we man...

April 30th 2009 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Click to embiggen. Yes, it's true. Patapon 2 won't be available on UMD when it arrives in America. Instead, it'll be a PlayStation Store exclusive title. This digital distribution experiment won't avoid retail altogether, as you'll still be able to buy Patapon 2 in stores. The boxed package will inc...

April 20th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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An ArsTechnica "source" -- who has apparently given the site solid intel in the past -- claims Patapon 2 won't have a physical, UMD-based existence when it releases May 5. The game will allegedly be sold on the PSN for $15, with the retail copy, which will be nothing but a PSN redemption code, pric...

April 13th 2009 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Sony is bulking up its Greatest Hits collection for the PSP, dropping the price on 10 select titles starting April 5. Available for the lowered price of $19.99, the majority of the new batch of Greatest Hits games are third party, though there are still some delicious first-party nuggets included,...

March 20th 2009 at 9:59am 0 Comments