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If you like atmospheric adventure games starring a disembodied hand, you'd best swing by the PlayStation Store to see Datura. It leads Sony's weekly content dump today, and is joined by the PixelJunk series sale and full PS3 game trials for Saints Row: The Third and Need for Speed The Run.And if yo...

May 8th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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It's time once again for the PlayStation Network to be poked, prodded and generally fiddled around with by Sony's countless technicians and maintenance cyborgs. As per usual, 13 hours chock full of network rejiggering are scheduled to begin tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. EST, during which time the PSN...

April 15th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Several high-profile downloadable titles hit the PSN this week, with Journey being the can't-miss experience from thatgamecompany. Our Jordan Mallory was smitten by Journey, calling it a "beautiful, evocative and unequivocally transcendental experience." He may have used such words to describe a bu...

March 14th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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That "significant" PSN maintenance that was originally scheduled for last Thursday (and subsequently delayed) is so totally happening tomorrow, scheduled to start at 3 PM Eastern and expected to last until 5 AM Eastern the following morning.All users will be automatically signed out, and all PSN se...

March 3rd 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Update: Sony has postponed tomorrow's PlayStation maintenance until a later, unspecified date. Carry on!Original story:The PlayStation Network will undergo "significant maintenance" on March 1 from 8AM until 10PM Pacific (that's 11AM to 1AM for those on the Atlantic; 16:00 to 06:00 in the UK).Unlike...

February 29th 2012 at 7:45am 0 Comments
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The PlayStation Blog has posted PSN's top-selling indie games of 2011, with Limbo and PixelJunk Shooter 2 topping the third-party self-published and Sony-published lists, respectively. Big Sandwich Games' Hoard flies above the list of indies sponsored by Sony's Pub Fund. Asked if the lists are s...

December 14th 2011 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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The first game in the PlayStation Network PLAY promotion, Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition is available now on PSN. As we said in our review, the fighter retains its core gameplay mechanics, but still manages to be the best version of the Third Strike. Don't believe us? Check out t...

August 23rd 2011 at 6:59pm 0 Comments
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PSN delivers a fistful of discounts this week on Red Dead Redemption DLC, with Undead Nightmare a reanimated steal at $5. If you're looking for more modern sandbox experiences, GTA IV's The Ballad Of Gay Tony and The Lost And Damned are $10 and $5, respectively. In the demo department, d...

August 9th 2011 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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PSN brings the "dakka" this week with Warhammer 40K: Kill Team, a competent attempt at THQ taking the license into the twin-stick shooter genre. For something less bullet-based, check out ... wait, Galaga Legions DX is just as full of pew-pew action, if not more. Resident Evil 5 DLC is deepl...

August 2nd 2011 at 6:05pm 0 Comments
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Give in to Limbo with this week's PSN update. One of the best games of 2010, Limbo is finally available on PSN for $15. PS Plus members can pick it up for $12. Another sweet deal is all of Borderlands (including DLC) for $20, $15 for PS Plus members. One of the best games of 2009, Borderland...

July 19th 2011 at 6:20pm 0 Comments
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This week's PSN update finds several solid titles like Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, PixelJunk Shooter 2 and Scott Pilgrim discounted as part of a "summer sale." There are also several demos worth checking out, including ones for Catherine and Dead Nation. B...

July 12th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments