This afternoon some malicious folks have attacked the PlayStation Network (PSN). Sony has suggested that network issues are being worked on right this minute, and they’ll continue to be worked on until the whole mess is fixed. So go about your business - just so long as it’s offline.
This review is going to be short for one reason, and one reason only: there’s not much to say. PlayStation Now works, and it works great, but until its pricing model is changed to be more like Netflix, I can’t imagine Sony having a massive amount of success with it. Not because it’s not worth the price, mind you.
The Destiny Beta has begun, and just like clockwork, the PlayStation Network - aka PSN - is down. Due to high volume created by what we must assume IS the Destiny Beta release, PSN is experiencing "Connectivity Issues." You can see the official post via PlayStation Support - if you can access it - which suggests that you Try Again Later.
Sony has wrapped up its E3 2014 conference, and over the course of those couple hours we got a look at all sorts of upcoming titles, as well as some new hardware inbound for the United States (among other regions) and perks for PlayStation Network users.
Watch Dogs will make you fear for the Smart Chicago of tomorrow, but it won’t change the way you play video games today. Watch Dogs does a lot right in its packed set of features and oddities - including a new set of ways to roll with a multiplayer experience. It also forgets to carve new paths in many places other than online.
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.