If you've ever gone in search of an Xbox Live points card, you probably haven't had much difficulty finding one, as they are in stores everywhere. Now alternatively if you go to look for a PSN card, you're going to be searching for some time. However, it seems that one chain has finally gotten the goods.
In another setback for Sony's upcoming PlayStation 3 launch, it's been revealed that one of the console's high-profile launch titles, Tony Hawk's Project 8, won't feature an online component for Sony's new PlayStation Network Platform. According to developer Neversoft, the highly-anticipated service has yet to be completed, as Neversoft (among other developers) "still hasn't received all of the software libraries and has no indication of how the online components will work on PS3."
One thing that has been common to all platforms for the incredibly popular game Minecraft is that you had to download the game to play it. Minecraft hasn’t been offered on a physical retail disc of any sort so far. However, that is set to change next month for PS3 gamers.
One of the best games to hit the PS3 in a long time was the game The Last of Us. If you are one of the many PS3 gamers who fell in love with that game and now owns a PS4, you might be wondering when you can get some post-apocalyptic action on the next-gen console. Some new details on The Last of Us for the PS4 have surfaced.
In an ambitious move that tries to further narrow the gap between its gaming business and entertainment business, Sony has revealed that it will be bringing an original TV title to its more game-centric PlayStation Network (PSN) service. While no solid details have been revealed yet, the first series to be given the greenlight is "Powers".
Supposing you weren't part of the Disney YouTube channel subscriber list and given backstage passes to the uploading of the entire three-season run of the cartoon Gargoyles last year, you likely had no idea they existed. Existed online as a free set of streaming bits, that is. Now Disney is making it a fully public sort of thing: every single episode of the cartoon Gargoyles is up for the watching, in their entirety, straight through Disney's own YouTube channel. This release comes on the 20th anniversary of the debut of the show, if you'd like your daily reminder of the fact that you've been alive a very long time.
One of the strangest break-out hits of our current generation of multi-platform games is Minecraft, a pixelated game that's headed to the PlayStation 3 this month. While the original Xbox 360 version was released all the way back in May of 2012, this 2013 PlayStation 3 release will be exactly the same, or as similar as the developers at Mojang could make it. This December 17th release also heads off the push to both the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita which will be occurring inside 2014.
Today on what very well may be one of the best days of the year to stay at home and play video games, Sony has disabled a collection of PlayStation Network abilities. This disabling of features for the PSN has to do with the network being a bit overloaded - imagine that, today of all days - so they're looking to lighten the load.
As early as last week on the 20th of November, users of the PlayStation Network (aka PSN) have seen their passwords reset without prompt. According to Sony support forum admins, this reset was done "purely as a precautionary measure" without specific evidence of any accounts being compromised. Users who find their passwords not working are being told to do a simple reset using the normal "Forgotten Password" button tap.
Nokia has released a somewhat misleading commercial having a go at a tablet that could be interpreted as an Apple iPad while touting its own, new Lumia 2520 tablet. The ad focuses on the competitor tablet's lack of a keyboard and allegedly shorter battery life. The problem with the ad is that it fails to mention that the attachable Nokia Power Keyboard that makes mechanical typing possible on the 2520 -- and extends the tablet's battery life by a claimed 50% -- doesn't come standard with the 2520.