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Have you tried Siren: Blood Curse? The survival horror game is a PlayStation Network title here in the States, but over in Asia, it can be found on Blu-ray. You can download the series for $40 here, or you can buy an import copy of the Blu-ray for only $25 (plus shipping). Now, you may be saying "I...

January 6th 2009 at 8:45pm 0 Comments
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It's darn tough to pump out a digiframe that's not immediately forgettable these days, but if anybody can do it, iriver can. The subtly beautiful 7-inch Framee-L features a 720 x 480 resolution display, 1GB of inbuilt memory, an SD / MMC card slot, USB port and an alarm feature for waking you in th...

December 13th 2008 at 8:28am 0 Comments
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Here at Joystiq HQ, we've already accepted that we're headed towards a disc-less future. We know that, one day, our shelves will be completely free of game Amarays, leaving plenty of room for our plastic faux guitars, tubas and glockenspiels. After embracing that forward-thinking approach with Sire...

October 28th 2008 at 4:56pm 0 Comments
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A survey sent out by SCEE today indicates that they are weighing up peoples' interest in the Siren franchise. The survey asks questions about Siren Blood Curse and asks people to rate various aspects out of 10. It also asks you whether you'd be willing to buy more games in the franchise in the futu...

October 28th 2008 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony has reiterated that there are no plans to bring Siren: Blood Curse to Blu-ray in North America. MTV Multiplayer was told by a company rep that "at this time" the intent is to have disc-based versions of the game available only in Europe and Asia. Considering there's no region lock on PS3 games...

August 13th 2008 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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Holding out on downloading Siren: Blood Curse in hopes of a Blu-ray release? If you are in the US, don't bother. Sony has spoken to MTV Multiplayer, reiterating that there are no plans for a North American release on of Siren in disc form "at this time." The Sony representative reminds us that "you...

August 13th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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If you are enjoying SIREN: Blood Curse, maybe the artist in you is thinking of designing your own Shibito. Fortunately, you'll get a chance to do so with the Siren "Shibito" Design Competition Sony is having to celebrate the launch of the game. You can submit a depiction of your Shibito in JPG form...

August 4th 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Did you buy Siren Blood Curse from the PlayStation Store? If so, you might have noticed the game takes up a ludicrous 9 gigabytes of space and comes in the form of 12 separate files to download and install. What a hassle. Thankfully, SCEE has announced today that it will be bringing the game to the...

August 1st 2008 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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If sitting through the horrifically silly 9 gigglebyte download of Siren: Blood Curse isn't your cup of blood-flavored tea, the good news is the game is getting a Blu-ray printing this fall -- at least in Europe. We've sent an email to Sony America asking what the plan is on this side of the pond.A...

August 1st 2008 at 12:05pm 0 Comments

Just wait for it ... wait for it.The Japanese ad for SIREN: Blood Curse (now available) is rather shocking. We don't want to ruin the surprise for you, so please just watch. Would an ad like this work in the States? We say: yes.

July 25th 2008 at 12:59pm 0 Comments
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As we walk through the scorching heat of the midday sun through the desert that is this year's Summer game drought we find ourselves in the shadow of a falling object. Looking up, we see a care package from the Sony overlords, full of tasty treats to quench our thirst and keep us going for another...

July 24th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Siren Blood Curse makes its worldwide debut this week, with a Blu-ray release in Japan and PSN releases in both the US and Europe. We maintain that it's incredibly silly to release "episodic" content all at once like this, but at least they've fixed the weird pricing. Taking the plunge on the full...

July 24th 2008 at 8:37am 0 Comments