Topic / PlayStation 3

Mortal Kombat X Announcement Trailer

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Ed Boon, Creative Director of NetherRealm Studios has announced “Mortal Kombat X” to be the 10th installment in the Mortal Kombat franchise. There were several signs leading to this announcement with a leaked promo poster, listings on Amazon, and cryptic tweets from Ed Boon, its great to see what game NetherRealm are working on for the past few years or so. The trailer features Scorpion and SubZero battling it out in a Snowy Forest environment, […]

PlayStation Network accounts to be renamed as Sony Entertainment Network accounts

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In their effort to make a single ID for each Sony services, the company has today announced to users, via email, that the PlayStation Network will be renamed the Sony Entertainment Network. The change is purely cosmetic, with your account details remaining the same, and the new name will come to PS3 and PS Vita via firmware update, but not PSP. The reasoning is that Sony wants you to use […]

Kaz Hirai: No PlayStation 4 at E3 2012

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With the rumourmill in full swing, many are eager to hear about the rumoured PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720. While previous rumours had E3 2012 penciled in for the announcement for both, Kaz Hirai,  Executive Deputy President of Sony, has told the Wall Street Journal that “we are not making any announcements at E3. I’ve always said a 10-year life cycle for PS3, and there is no reason to go away […]

Motorstorm RC announced for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita

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No, we’re not joking. Sony has just announced Motorstorm RC for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita downloadable via PSN, a game that will replace the real cars from regular Motorstorm games with virtual remote control cars. Is the release also April 1? Trailer after the break. The big part of the news is that it is truly multi-platform, meaning that if you buy it for PS3 you’ll also get […]

Update: PlayStation Network is back online

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Update: 6:56AM: The PlayStation Network is back online.[blackbirdpie url=”http://twitter.com/#!/PlayStation/status/116616821364375552″] Original story: This is not a drill. The PlayStation Network, which was sporadically going offline and online last night, is now completely down. Just like last time, Sony is expecting the gaming network to be back in two hours. But remember, last time they said a few days it turned into a month. PlayStation has been tweeting details via their European and US Twitter […]

PS3 getting fresh coat of white paint in November

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Do you want a PlayStation 3, but can’t stand it’s current colour? Well, you’re in luck! Coming in November to Australia is a white PS3 with a 320GB HDD and two controllers, which are also white. While white DualShock 3 controllers have been available for some time, this will be the first time the PS3 will be available in White for Australian’s. You can pre-order one now at EB Games. […]

Gamescom 2011: PS3 price-drop coming August 22

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Image: Reinis Traidas/Flickr (Creative Commons) During Sony’s conference at the annual Gamecom conference in Germany, a PlayStation 3 price-drop has been announced. From August 22 the 160GB PS3 will be available for $349.95 and the 320GB SKU will be available for a lovely $449.95. The price-cut isn’t as big as some may have hoped, but it is definately a welcome bonus for anyone thinking of buying or upgrading their PS3.

La Noire – “The Consul’s Car” Traffic Case (Playstation 3 Exclusive … for now)

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“The Consul’s Car” Traffic case for La Noire is now available worldwide for download on the PS3. Following the discovery of an abandoned luxury car, without number plates or an owner, players uncover a mysterious link to the Argentinean consulate of Los Angeles. Although this case has already been made available to North American Playstation 3 owners, playstation owners worldwide can now purchase the DLC pack for $4.00. However there […]

Free Red Dead Redemption DLC pack – Myths and Mavericks

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Get ready to unholster those revolvers and saddle up this September with the release of the Myths and Mavericks DLC Bonus pack.The DLC seeks to add more characters and more multiplayer environments for such game types like Deathmatch, Grab the bag and Gang matches and “other popular online modes” and the best part of all is that its free. One confirmed character is Landon Ricketts as seen above, the old […]

Review: Portal 2

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In 2007, Valve released Portal and became a huge success. And while it was part of a collection of other games developed by the company, it was announced that a sequel to the popular game. Now in 2011, we see the results of their hard labour. Read our review on Portal 2, by Chris Southcott, after the jump.

Spain arrest 3 over PSN breach, identified as Anonymous

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Spanish authorities have said on Friday that they have arrested three people – who they have identified as being part of Anonymous – on suspicion that they were involved in the PlayStation Network breach. The three are believed to be leaders of the local Anonymous group in Spain; and are also being suspected in hacking two Spanish banks and several government websites domestically and abroad – including in New Zealand.

Sony confirms plans for PlayStation 4

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Credits: Timothy Tsui/Flickr (CC) Sony has officially confirmed the existence of a PlayStation 4, after its chief financial officer Masaru Kato revealed the company was “already under way” in creating a successor to the PlayStation 3, contradicting previous comments of Kaz Hirai. The revelation followed after one investor asked about the increased costs in Sony’s fiscal year report on research and development.

Konami announces latest PES title – PES 2012 for Xbox 360, Wii and PS3

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Football fans, another game is heading your way. Konami has announced a new title for its Pro Evolution Soccer line of football simulation with the PES 2012 that will be heading to the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and the PC. The title was announced in a new video, featuring its Creative Producer, Shingo ‘Seabass’ Takatsuka. The game will also launch on PSP and the PlayStation 2, but noticeably […]

PlayStation Network is back online in Australia

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It’s been almost 4 weeks since we’ve been able to connect to the PlayStation Network. In that time Will and Kate have gotten married, Osama Bin Laden was killed, Karl Stephanovic won a Logie (how, we don’t know) and Terence enjoyed Eurovision. But now, or at least in Wollongong, the PlayStation Network is back online. Well, most of it. When you turn on your dusty PlayStation 3, a System Software […]


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