PlayStation Network Free Games Detailed
Not too long after the PlayStation Network went down, Sony promised two free games from a list of PS3 and PSP games, as well as 30 days of free PlayStation Plus service. Sony has officially released the details over on the PlayStation Blog, and they're not throwaway titles after all, though they may be titles you already own.
Shortly after the PlayStation Store has returned (rumored to return by the end of this week), the following list of titles will be available to choose from for 30 days:
- Dead Nation (PS3)
- inFAMOUS (PS3)
- LittleBigPLanet (PS3)
- Super Stardust HD (PS3)
- Wipeout HD + Fury (PS3)
- LittleBigPlanet (PSP)
- ModNation Racers (PSP)
- Pursuit Force (PSP)
- Killzone Liberation (PSP)
Guy Batters, Deep Fries and Attempts to Eat PSP [Video]
If you've ever wondered how long a video documenting a guy battering, deep frying and attempting to eat a PlayStation Portable with the aid of chopsticks would be, now you have your answer: Ten minutes and twelve seconds. Obviously, the length of the video is the thing being reported here, as nothing else out of the ordinary is happening in the video.
(via Kotaku)Read on...
Angry Birds Now One Step Closer to Being on Every Platform Ever
Like we mentioned back in November, Angry Birds, the highly philosophical game in which the player throws birds at things, is taking a cue from Pinky and the Brain and trying to take over the world by releasing on every single thing on which it can possibly release. Last night, Angry Birds hit the PlayStation Network with a version that can be played on both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable, as well as a PC version that can be obtained from Intel's AppUp Store. These new releases are more expensive than the iTunes version, which is currently sitting at an attractive $0.99, with the PSN version resulting in a less attractive $3.99 hole in your gamer fund, while the Intel version is priced one dollar higher than that.
Embarrassingly enough, this gamer has never actually played Angry Birds for more than a few seconds on someone else's phone, so in the name of science and journalistic integrity, I purchased the PSP version last night and gave it a whirl. Head past the jump for my highly journalistic sort-of-first impressions.Read on...
PlayStation Rewards Launches Today: Level Up in Real Life by Leveling Up In-Game
Sony unveiled PlayStation Rewards on their PlayStation.Blog yesterday, a service that rewards users with various prizes for playing and buying Sony games, as well as being an active member in the Sony gaming community. The program launches today, and best of all, is free. Currently in an invitation-only beta phase available to eligible PlayStation Plus and Gamer Advisory Panel members, PlayStation Rewards only focuses on the PlayStation 3 at the moment, but Sony is planning on adding the PSP to the program in the near future.Read on...