PSN Tuesday – June 29, Miscellany

It would be hard for the regular update to compare to the arrival of Playstation Plus. My previous post covered the content that was released last night, though, so there’s no reason to rehash that. Go read it. It’s no problem, I’ll wait. Now that that’s done, it’s the day after, and new things are… […]

Posted on June 29, 2010 at 19:42 by Rajiv Miller · Permalink · One Comment
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Playstation Plus Launches

June has come and gone, but not before ushering in a new age for the Playstation Network. Last night, PS3 consoles across the country told their owners that firmware update 3.40 was available, bringing with it the long-anticipated Playstation Plus service, as well as a few other exciting new features. Plus subscriptions cost $49.99 for […]

Posted on June 29, 2010 at 18:18 by Rajiv Miller · Permalink · One Comment
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Kara’s Video of the Day: Trailer for Gran Turismo 5

So fans of the video game racing series Gran Turismo — including myself — are biting their nails (and saving up for PS3s) in anticipation of the newest game.  Set to hit November 2, Gran Turismo 5 is already promising to feature mouthwatering visuals and new tracks. “But hang on a tick, Kara,” I hear […]

PSN Tuesday – June 22, He’s the Fastest Thing Alive

It’s another slow week on the Playstation Network, with World Cup themes and avatars making up a majority of the new content. There are 32 different Little Big Planet World Cup Avatars all available for $0.49 each, and 22 different World Cup Dynamic Themes available for $1.99 each. The LBP Avatars contain one for each […]

Posted on June 22, 2010 at 21:25 by Rajiv Miller · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Eyes on E3: Scott Pilgrim and the Child of Eden

No, there’s not a mysterious new Scott Pilgrim book in the works beyond the sixth, at least that I know of. This is me taking some time to highlight two games that really caught my attention this past week, making me take notice more than any other software at E3. These would be Scott Pilgrim vs […]

Posted on June 20, 2010 at 08:05 by Rajiv Miller · Permalink · One Comment
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PSN Tuesday – June 15th, Good Morning E3

This week sees the gaming industry elbow-deep in the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3. Every year, E3 is where the major releases and projects for each company are revealed to the public for the first time. As a result, Sony has promised that content will be uploaded to the PSN store every day from […]

Posted on June 15, 2010 at 23:14 by Rajiv Miller · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Updated! Insert reference to The Vapors here: Yakuza 4 is Coming to America

Known there as Ryu Ga Gotoku, the Yakuza series is massively popular in Japan. It gives players a taste of what life is like for Japanese gangsters. The third entry in this series was the second best selling PS3 game in Japan in 2009, right behind Final Fantasy XIII. The fourth launched in March 2010, […]

Posted on June 13, 2010 at 20:27 by Rajiv Miller · Permalink · One Comment
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