PlayStation Network

Grab The Latest Guilty Gear Game For $8 With PlayStation’s ‘Attack of the Blockbuster’ Sale

‘Attack of the Blockbuster’ isn’t the return of the now defunct 90s / 00s video rental chain but the name of the latest large sale on the PlayStation Network. Featuring games from publishers like Electronic Arts, Arc System Works, 2K Games, Activision, Square Enix, Nippon Ichi Software and Square Enix – it is clear that Sony is going for AAA deals this week. Some of the standout titles (at least to my tastes) include a deeply discounted...

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Resident Evil 7’s Demo Update Poses More Questions Than It Answers

Capcom’s Resident Evil 7 got an updated demo that is available for everyone – not just PlayStation Plus subscribers like the surprise reveal E3 2016 demo. Despite being hotly anticipated Resident Evil 7: Beginning Hour Twilight Version leaves players with more questions than answers. Potentially infuriating players it actually fails to answer questions posed by the first demo entirely. Here are some of the questions that the community wants answered that the two playable demos have yet to reveal: #1 – What...

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3 Reasons Why Everyone Should Try TitanFall 2’s Multiplayer Stress Test

TitanFall 2 will be deploying in a limited fashion this weekend with the recently announced PSN exclusive Stress Test. After playing two rounds of the shooter at EA Play this past June I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt that there is a lot to be excited for in this long awaited sequel. Here are just a few of improvements that you should be looking forward too: Enhanced Abilities– The first game really only...

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Resident Evil 7 Demo Smashes Previous PSN Record For Most Downloads

Capcom’s surprise reveal of Resident Evil 7 has paid off as the developer / publisher has announced the playable trial for the upcoming first person survival horror, titled Resident Evil 7: Beginning Hour was downloaded by over 2 million PlayStation Plus Subscribers within the first week of the demo’s release. Currently Resident Evil 7’s trial is only available on PS4, it may come to Xbox One eventually but Capcom has yet to confirm the demo’s availability on...

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Cross-Platform Gameplay Is Finally A Reality On Xbox One, PS4/Xbox Cross-Play A Possibility

Xbox One

Yesterday at GDC 2016 Microsoft announced that Xbox One players will finally be able to play online with their friends on other platforms starting this year. Developers will be able to bridge the platform gap between Windows 10 and Xbox One and the first game to support this new functionality is none other than last years’ surprise hit Rocket League. Potentially the most shocking news is that Microsoft appears open to allowing players on longtime rival Sony’s...

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A Boy And His Blob Heading To Xbox One and PlayStation 4

A Boy And His Blob

WayForward Technologies’ 2009 reimagining of  A Boy and His Blob is coming to the Xbox Live Marketplace and presumably the PlayStation Network in just over two weeks time. Spotted by eagle eyed readers on the Xbox Live Marketplace this current gen port of the Wii original looks to boast impressive 2D art assets that no doubt benefit from the bump to an HD resolution. The Xbox One version will clock in at about 2.19GB if the Xbox...

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Users Reporting Sign-In Issues With PlayStation Network

Last Christmas gamers all over the world filled social media, popular gaming forums and online spaces with stories of their frustration connecting to both the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. The DDOS attacks of 2014 were the responsibility of a group calling themselves “Lizard Squad” and if early reports are accurate Christmas is about to be ruined for a whole new generation. According to Down Detector – a site that tracks user reporter problems with major networks –...

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Sony Announces Spring Fever Sale

Sony has announced an 8 week sale over on the PlayStation Blog, you read that right a series of discounts that last two months. The Spring Fever sale includes 10% discounts for on yet to be released digital titles like Shovel Knight and the upcoming Helldivers. These special discounts will only be available for the launch of each respective game. Things kick into gear on March and last until April 27th.

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Hackers Say Merry Christmas By DDOSing PlayStation Network

If you got a brand new PlayStation 4 for Christmas I hope you weren’t planning on using it on the PlayStation Network today as it appears that PSN is down due to a distributed denial of service attack. It appears that users all across North America are having issues logging into PSN on their consoles leading some to believe that hackers are targeting the PlayStation Network login servers. A group of “hackers” on twitter calling themselves “Lizard...

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Persona 4 Now Available On PlayStation 2 Classics

One of our favorite games here @ BrokenJoysticks is Atlus’ 2008 masterpiece Persona 4, why else would we have given the game a perfect 10.0? If you haven’t played the enhanced Persona 4: Golden on PlayStation Vita and don’t own the PlayStation 2 original then you owe it to yourself to pick up this great RPG on PS3 via PlayStation Classics. Atlus released the PS2 version of Persona 4 on the PlayStation Network this past week for...

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PlayStation Network Maintenance January 27th

It was announced today that Sony will be performing network maintenance on Monday, January 27th from 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM Eastern Time with the maintenance expected to last approximately 6 hours. If users have signed in to PlayStation Network any time since January 20th they will still be able to play games online and access partner apps such as Netflix during this maintenance period, however the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Home and Account Management will not be...

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PlayStation Network Will Be Down Tomorrow

The PlayStation Network will be down for maintenance tomorrow from 11am to 7pm Eastern Standard Time. If you’re planning to download the latest free PS Plus Games during this time you’re out of luck. Sony says that the online gameplay will still be functional, so your planned 7 hour marathon of Call of Duty: Ghosts can still go ahead. I wonder if this will be the last scheduled maintenance before Sony releases the PlayStation 4 next Friday,...

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Darkstalkers Resurrection Now Available!

Capcom has confirmed that Darkstalkers Resurrection is now available to download in North America on PlayStation Network (PSN) for $14.99. The game will be released in Europe on PSN on March 13th (€14.99 / £11.99) and across all territories on Xbox LIVE Arcade for 1200 Microsoft Points. Featuring a unique and colorful cast of characters blended with fast-paced fighting action, Darkstalkers Resurrection contains two games (Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3), for the price of one....

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