PlayStation Experience moves to San Francisco

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15 Aug 2015
by Sotiri Dimpinoudis category PS3 - News

altAfter a successful inaugural event last year, PlayStation Experience is returning this December. Sony today announced the fan-focused convention will be held December 5-6 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.

While the time frame is almost identical, the venue is new, as last year's show was held in Las Vegas. Sony did not offer an explanation for the relocation.

 

Sony reaches 7.9 million PlayStation Plus members

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31 Oct 2014
by Sotiri Dimpinoudis category PS3 - News

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In the past, Sony has been cagey about just how many PlayStation Plus subscribers it has. But in a post-earnings conference call with overseas investors today, Sony executives confirmed that the PS Plus service has reached 7.9 million members.

Was PlayStation Home: Sony's most successful failure?

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02 Oct 2014
by Sotiri Dimpinoudis category PS3 - News

altI't was August 13, 2007. I remember clearly sitting in the audience at the Edinburgh Interactive Festival. A calm and smart-sounding Sony manager called Pete Edward stepped up and gave a presentation about their plans for an ambitious new virtual world: PlayStation Home. It blew my mind. I remember instantly seeing the huge potential that a world like this could have. I spent the next few months persuading Sony to let us create something genuinely unique, and managed to convince both Edward and Phil Harrison (Sony's PlayStation Home champion). nDreams CEO Patrick O'Luanaigh says goodbye to the virtual world

PlayStation Home will be closing soon!

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26 Sep 2014
by Sotiri Dimpinoudis category PS3 - News

altPlayStation Home's service will shut down in European territories on March 31 2015, the same date that the social platform will close in Asian regions.

 

"Due to a shifting landscape, PlayStation Home will cease publishing new content on the 12th of November, 2014," Sony confirmed in a statement.

Over 40 games in Sony's pre-TGS presentation showcase

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01 Sep 2014
by Sotiri Dimpinoudis category PS3 - News

altSony has featured over 40 games in its pre-TGS showcase, including a return of the Dragon Quest franchise to its platforms and the confirmation of a new Persona title. Both Dragon Quest Heroes and Persona 5 will be coming to PS3 and PS4.

And more than 100 games coming to Vita before end of FY

 

Ellen Page: The Last Of Us "ripped off my likeness"

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28 Aug 2014
by Sotiri Dimpinoudis category PS3 - News

altInception actress displeased by her lookalike Ellie. Actress Ellen Page has used a Reddit AMA session to express her displeasure at similarities between herself and The Last Of Us heroine Ellie."I guess I should be flattered that they ripped off my likeness, but I am actually acting in a video game called Beyond Two Souls, so it was not appreciated," she said in post about the Naughty Dog title.

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