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PSOne Classics hit PS Vita this month, PS Plus this year

PSOne Classics hit PS Vita this month, PS Plus this year

Sony has finally announced when PSOne Classics will begin hitting the PS Vita, telling the audience at Gamescom that the first round of Classics will be arriving on August 28. That's exactly two weeks away, but don't expect them to show up all at once. Sony says that it will be releasing PSOne Classic on the PS Vita in waves, and unfortunately we don't know which games will be first to launch on the PS Vita.

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Sony PlayStation Plus bonuses boosted at E3

Sony PlayStation Plus bonuses boosted at E3

This week the folks at Sony's gaming sect have revealed a new selection of bonuses for subscribers to the premium service including 12 game downloads for free. This update to the program comes at Sony's set of announcements at E3 2012, adding to the lovely collection of bonuses you already get for your PlayStation 3. This new bonus program with the service was first announced back at E3 2010 and just launched in June of 2012.

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PlayStation Network ‘Welcome Back’ Compensation Detailed

PlayStation Network ‘Welcome Back’ Compensation Detailed

The PlayStation Network is now back up in North America, parts of Europe and the MIddle East, starting this past Saturday when Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai sent out a video message announcing the good news. Now, Sony has gone further to detail their 'Welcome Back' package or 'make good' offer for their PSN members that includes free games, movies, and access to PlayStation Plus.

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Hulu Plus Requires PSN+ Only for Preview Period

Hulu Plus Requires PSN+ Only for Preview Period

Right on the heels of the official announcement from Hulu that Hulu Plus is real, came the down-right depressing news that PlayStation 3 owners would be forced with a decision: want that Season Ticket for all your favorite shows? Then sign up for PSN+ -- no ifs, ands, or buts about it. It may have not been a big deal to everyone, but there's always a few people out there that don't want to pay extra for something they're already going to have to pay for. Well, thanks to Hulu proper, we've got confirmation that everything isn't as it seems.

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Sony “Classic White” 160GB PS3 Slim outed; black PS3 gets 320GB HDD boost

Sony “Classic White” 160GB PS3 Slim outed; black PS3 gets 320GB HDD boost

Sony Japan has outed their latest PS3 models, packing either 160GB or a new 320GB hard-drive, and now with more choice in color too.  The PS3 CECH-2500 will drop on July 29th 2010 in Japan, available with the 160GB HDD in either original "charcoal black" or new "classic white", accompanied by a black-only 320GB version.

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PlayStation Plus launches: game trial, freebies & beta access

PlayStation Plus launches: game trial, freebies & beta access

Sony's v3.40 update for the PlayStation 3 brings with it support for PlayStation Plus, but what exactly is the new subscription-based service?  Priced at $49.99 for a full year (or $17.99 for three months), PlayStation Plus allows for up to one-hour of free trial gameplay of new titles, automatic downloads of new demos, patches and firmware updates, discounts of up to 50-percent on PlayStation Store purchases and early access to Sony's upcoming beta launches.

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PlayStation Plus Official: $49.99 for a year

PlayStation Plus Official: $49.99 for a year

As we expected, Sony's on the ball today with their announcements, especially when you compare them to the rumors that were floating around before E3 kicked off. After officially unveiling the release date and pricing for PlayStation Move, the company that built the PlayStation brand have announced that a priced, premium service is being rolled out to the PlayStation Network.

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