Tag archive for "Playstation Home"

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After Six Years in Service, Sony Officially Closes the Doors on PlayStation Home

Originally launched back in 2008 for the PS3, Sony's PlayStation Home service opened its doors for an online social experience allowing players to interact and and meet friends - after six years in service, Sony has officially ...Read More

on April 1, 2015 12:27 PM
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PlayStation Home Shutting Down Its Servers On March 31

Sony Computer Entertainment just recently announced that PlayStation Home is shutting down its servers in North America and Europe on March 31, 2015. Ever since it first launched in 2008, the social gaming platform has served “tens ...Read More

on September 26, 2014 4:13 PM
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PlayStation Home To Close in March 2015 for Japan and Asia; US and Europe Unaffected for Now

When it was announced back in 2007 PlayStation Home was welcomed as Sony's response to Second Life. After the launch of the beta in 2008 the limits of the platforms became evident, and while quite a lot ...Read More

on August 22, 2014 1:00 PM
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Upcoming PlayStation Home Update to Add Trophy Support; Trophies to be Retroactive

Believe it or not, PlayStation Home is not only still up and running but its community is still thriving. Those who are still using the PlayStation 3 service will be getting an update which will add trophies. ...Read More

on March 10, 2014 3:31 PM
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Heads Up! PSN Maintenance is Scheduled for Tomorrow

It's that time again, ladies and gentlemen. According to the PlayStation forums, a seven-hour scheduled maintenance is planned for Thursday, November 7th, 2013 for the PlayStation Network from 8:00am to 3:00pm Pacific time. ...Read More

on November 6, 2013 11:24 PM
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New Content for PS3’s PlayStation Home Goes the Way of the Dodo in Japan and Asia

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia just announced with a sudden press release that delivery of new content in the Japanese version of PS3's social virtual world PlayStation Home will cease in September. The Asian region will ...Read More

on August 30, 2013 4:26 AM
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Is This New App The Vita’s Playstation Home?

The Playstation Blog has announced Friend Network, a new PS Vita app that allows players to visualize their friends list and meet new players through a virtual world. Players will be guided by Playstation's mascot Toro (who ...Read More

on March 4, 2013 9:14 PM
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Playstation Home Update Brings Tons of New Content


Players who want more from Playstation Home than just a new game will be happy to find tons of new content hitting the store Wednesday. ...Read More

on November 5, 2012 10:19 PM
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Dyad’s Creator Brings New Game to Playstation Home

Indie studio "] [" (pronounced "right square bracket left square bracket" or "RSBLSB")--perhaps best known for their trippy PSN exclusive Dyad, is bringing their newest game, A Game About Bouncing to Playstation Home. ...Read More

on November 5, 2012 9:26 PM
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Intellivision Returns in PlayStation Home

Intellivision Productions has announced it plans to bring three of its classic games over to PlayStation Home. The games making the leap over to Home are Astrosmash, Shark! Shark!, and Night Stalker. They refer to the ...Read More

on September 14, 2012 11:46 AM
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Experience PlayStation E3 2012 Through PlayStation Home

Sony has announced that starting Monday, gamers will be able to log into PlayStation Home and have a virtual E3 2012 experience. In a special E3 Theater, gamers will be able to watch the PlayStation E3 Press ...Read More

on June 1, 2012 12:22 PM
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PlayStation Network Down Today for Scheduled Maintenance, Online Play Still Accessible

Sony has put out a notice that the PlayStation Network will be down today from 8AM until 11PM PDT for scheduled maintenance. Don't panic though as the outage will only affect the PlayStation Store and PlayStation Home ...Read More

on May 24, 2012 11:00 AM
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Watch Free Full Length Movies in PlayStation Home Courtesy of Crackle

If you're unfamiliar with Sony's Crackle service, it's time I fill you in. Crackle is essentially an a la carte video service, providing users unlimited access to some of the bigger titles in the Sony Pictures library ...Read More

on November 21, 2011 9:00 AM
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Sony Relaunches PlayStation Home Tomorrow: Here’s the Skinny

PlayStation Home, the PS3's Second Life-esque social environment, is getting another facelift that goes live tomorrow. ...Read More

on November 2, 2011 4:01 PM
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Sony Announces “Only on Playstation Network” Deal, “Spend $60, Get $10 Back” Promotion

Starting tomorrow, Playstation Network users in North America are in for a treat: Sony has announced the "Only on Playstation Network" program, which features a different game release every Tuesday in October exclusively for download on the ...Read More

on October 3, 2011 10:15 AM
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PlayStation Home Will Be Completely Redesigned This Fall

While there's no doubt that PlayStation Home has been fairly successful, many gamers still roll their eyes when they hear about it (more or less the same reaction they have when they hear about Second Life). The ...Read More

on August 23, 2011 2:15 PM
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Dead Island; Home Invasion!

For all of you that are still venturing the world of PlayStation Home; Deep Silver made an announcement today that there will be a zombie outbreak across Home shortly before the release of Dead Island at the ...Read More

on July 25, 2011 10:00 PM
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Returning Home: A New Perspective

After watching PSN be down for a month and viewing Kaz Hirai's speech announcing the glorious return of Home services, I decided it would be an...interesting experiment to see the reactions of Home users after their ...Read More

on May 15, 2011 5:30 PM
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Killzone 3 Invades PlayStation Home

Mark you calendars! On January 27th, it looks like the Helghast will be invading the Central Plaza in PlayStation Home. Once you get inside, you'll be able to participate in a series of games across three different ...Read More

on January 24, 2011 4:30 PM
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Happy Anniversary, PlayStation Home

Today marks the two year anniversary for the social game platform, PlayStation Home. In just a matter of two years, 17 million users have seen a world unfold before them, with over 60 public spaces and more ...Read More

on December 10, 2010 6:15 PM
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Microsoft Calls PS Home a Glorified Chat Room

Since 2008, socially inclined gamers have been able to turn on their PS3s and jump into a virtual world where they can play games, interact with and meet friends and decorate their avatars and houses. Microsoft says ...Read More

on December 7, 2010 7:00 PM
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Sony Presents Playstation Rewards Program

Sony has announced a new loyalty program for the Playstation today. The program will have three levels of reward: "Select", "Pro", and "Legendary". As you gain more rewards you will level up to the next reward tier. ...Read More

on October 27, 2010 12:15 PM
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Konami Joins PlayStation Home

Konami has announced today that it has arrived with virtual items available for purchase in PlayStation Home. Konami is making its debut with two of its very recognizable franchises in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and Contra. ...Read More

on October 1, 2010 9:00 AM
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PlayStation Home Gets Star Wars-Themed Content

For all of you Star Wars fanatics out there, as you know this year marks the 30th anniversary of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. In light of this anniversary, if you enter PlayStation Home ...Read More

on September 3, 2010 8:00 PM
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HipHopGamer Show May 2nd, 2010 Talks PSN Premium, Natal, Madden 11, G Unit, and More

This weekend's HipHopGamer Show takes viewers through a rich compilation of news and views expressed by none other than the man himself HipHopGamer letting loose on the gaming world (as usual) as well as giving the skinny ...Read More

on May 3, 2010 4:02 PM
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Mt. Dew Gives You God of War III Content

Fans looking to score some limited edition God of War III goodies need to head over to 7-Eleven. Grab a Kratos Fury Slurpee from your local 7-Eleven store now through 03/31/10 for codes to unlock exclusive God ...Read More

on February 24, 2010 10:00 AM
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PlayStation Home Gets First Microtransaction MMO

You thought that PlayStation Home was nothing more than a gimmick to make PlayStation 3 owners feel somewhat tingly inside, in contrast Xbox 360 owners, by having a virtual world of their own in where they can ...Read More

on December 18, 2009 10:05 AM
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Uncharted 2, Tekken 6, And Street Fighter 4 are Coming Home

Ah, Playstation Home, an online haven packed with the PSN's elite groups of virgins, online predators, and digital transvestites will now be adding new themed areas from 3 very popular franchises. We've heard rumblings about these 3 ...Read More

on October 21, 2009 1:24 PM
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Playstation Home v1.3 Coming Thursday

We all wanted the new update for the Playstation Home to come. There were a few flaws, a few things that could be better. It seems Sony might have done it with this update, or at least ...Read More

on October 1, 2009 3:00 PM