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EA confirms online services for 50 titles to cease

by Joseph Murphy - on May 12th 2014 - No Comments

EA has confirmed they will not sustain the online services for over fifty of their titles after the recent closure of Gamespy. The online services for the titles will cease from June, with the full list of affected games covering all walks of life from the publishers catalog, including some titles from the Battlefield series, Command &...

Silent Hill: Origins and Silent Hill: Shattered Memories coming to PS Vita

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 21st 2014 - No Comments

Konami has surprisingly announced plans to release both Silent Hill Origins and Silent Hill Shattered Memories for PlayStation Vita. A release date will be announced “shortly” and both games will retail at €9.95 each. This duo will represent the Vita’s second and third respective flirtation with the Silent Hill series....

Naughty Dog will make “several anniversary announcements” this year

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 12th 2014 - No Comments

Developer Naughty Dog is promising “several anniversary” announcements this year to mark the 30th year of the studio. The announcements will surface over the next couple of month. The first thing they want you to know about is a collaboration with Dark Horse Comics on The Art of Naughty Dog, releasing later in the year....

Hidden Thursday: The Forgotten Gem?

by Ciaran Pempelfort - on Apr 9th 2014 - No Comments

We haven’t had a Hidden Thursday post in a while now, that’s because I was running out of hidden gems.  I was racking my brain trying to remember those gems I played as far back as to my first venture into console gaming (The original Nintendo) but nothing stood out to me worthy of a hidden gem mention.  After the last...

Report – PS1 and PS2 local emulator in the works for PS4 and PlayStation Now

by Shane Willoughby - on Jan 28th 2014 - No Comments

Digital Foundry Eurogamer understands that Sony’s incoming streaming service “PlayStation Now” will eventually support PlayStation 1 and PlayStation 2 titles. The same is being said of PlayStation 4. Sony is apparently “actively pursuing the ability for older titles to run without the blurry upscaling seen on PS3.”...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor announced – get the first details here

by Joseph Murphy - on Nov 12th 2013 - No Comments

Warner Bros has formally revealed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. The title will see gamers take on the role of Talion who, revealed in the official press release, is a “valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor, moments before his own life is taken.” Resurrected,...

Rockstar’s “The Warriors” arrives on PSN next week as PS2 Classic

by Shane Willoughby - on May 22nd 2013 - No Comments

Rockstar will release “The Warriors” as a PS2 Classic on PSN as of next week. The game will be available on the US branch of the PlayStation store May 28th and in Europe the very next day on May 29th. The game was originally released way back in 2005 for PlayStation 2 and Xbox. It was ported to PSP in 2007. ...

Manhunt coming to PSN as PS2 Classic next week. The Warriors to follow

by Shane Willoughby - on May 10th 2013 - No Comments

Rockstar has announced that the infamous Manhunt will be added to the publisher’s already impressive PS2 Classics roster on PSN as of next week. Originally released on PlayStation 2 back in 2003, Manhunt will set you back $9.99/€9.99/£7.99 on PSN respectively. In addition, Rockstar has also eluded to the fact that they will...

ICO & Shadow of The Colossus HD and Demon’s Souls go free to PS Plus EU users in June

by Shane Willoughby - on May 8th 2013 - No Comments

ICO HD, Shadow of the Colossus HD and Demon’s Souls will join Sony’s PlayStation Plus service as of next month as free downloads to users. ICO and Shadow of Colossus HD released as a single retail blu-ray release back in 2011, with Demon’s Souls following shortly thereafter courtesy of Namco-Bandai picking up the rights...

Katamari Damacy rolls onto PSN as PlayStation 2 Classic next week

by Shane Willoughby - on Apr 26th 2013 - No Comments

Namco-Bandai’s Katamari Damacy will be available on PlayStation 3 as a PlayStation 2 classic as of next week. The third-person “roll em’up” originally released on PlayStation 2 way back in 2004. It has since spawned seven sequels. The release has only been confirmed for the North American PSN. We’ll send an email...

Sony’s second “Evolution” video reminds us why the PS2 was so awesome

by Shane Willoughby - on Feb 16th 2013 - No Comments

Sony has once again updated their PlayStation Meeting website with a brand evolution video, this time reminding us all as to why the PlayStation 2 was so awesome up it’s release back in November 2000. Yesterday, the original PlayStation got the evolution video treatment video. Our guess is that tomorrow we will see a PSP video,...

RIP old friend: Sony confirms that PlayStation 2 manufacture has ceased worldwide

by Shane Willoughby - on Jan 7th 2013 - 2 Comments

The PlayStation 2 is offically dead. Long live play. Sony has confirmed that not only has PlayStation 2 manufacture ceased in Japan, but the console will not longer be produced anywhere else in the world. The PlayStation 2 was originally released in Europe back in November 2000. It is the best selling console of all time and as such, is regarded...

New Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two video shows the reconstruction of the wasteland

by Joseph Murphy - on Nov 5th 2012 - No Comments
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Disney has served up a new gameplay video for Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two. The video shows the power of both the paintbrushes Mickey can yield – with one removing features from the world, and one topping the world back up. We’re currently working our way through the game, so have a goo and see what you think. ...

The ESRB now rating Cave Story for PS3, 360, Vita, PS2 and PSP

by Shane Willoughby - on Oct 30th 2012 - No Comments

The wonderful Cave Story could well be coming to a bevy of additional hardware formats, if an updated ESRB rating is anything to go by. The listing for Cave Story now shows the game rated for PS3, 360, Vita, PS2 and PSP alongside existing ratings of 3DS, Wii and DSi. ESRB ratings tend to be water-tight, so the appearance of Cave Story...

PES 2013 coming to PS2 & PSP next month. Wii U & 3DS versions to follow

by Shane Willoughby - on Oct 10th 2012 - No Comments
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Konami will continue to show Sony’s PS2 and PSP Pro Evolution Soccer love, by releasing the 2013 edition on both pieces of hardware next month on October 26th in Ireland. Additionally, a Wii U edition will be available from November 16th. A 3DS version “will follow shortly afterwards”. The game released last month on...