Posts Tagged ‘PlayStation Store’

WipEout HD Dated And Priced

September 16, 2008

WipEout HD was absent from E3 2008, but not long after, gameplay videos were released showing off the games gorgeous 1080p graphics running at 60 frames per second. Sony announced that their futuristic, stylized racer will be available via the PlayStation Store for $19.99 on September 25th. Just as a reminder, SCEA Producer Daimion Pinnock listed some of the games many features, including:

  • Full HD Visuals
  • 5 Game Modes – Single Race, Tournament, Time Trial, Speed Lap and Zone Mode
  • Online play that supports up to 8 racers competing on a track at a time
  • 2-player split screen (horizontally and vertically) offline
  • 8 reversible tracks and 12 teams
  • Optional use of SIXAXIS motion controls to steer your ship
  • A great soundtrack remixed in Dolby 5.1 AND the option for custom playlists that allow you to race to whatever playlists you have on your HDD
  • And more, including Trophy support, which we’ll outline for you in a future post – so keep your eyes peeled.

Via Official PlayStation Blog

Design Your Own SackBoy Contest

September 8, 2008

LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule is giving LittleBigAficionados in Europe, the United States, and Japan the chance to have their own SackBoy design featured in-game. Previous challenges have been posted on the LittleBigPlanet News Site, such as logo and box-art designs, but unlike the other challenges, this one has a reward. More in-depth details and guidelines can be found directly from the website. All winning designs will become available on the PlayStation Store for free once the game in released on October 21.

PSN Video Store Now In Service

July 15, 2008

Announced earlier today at E3 and now avaliable on all of your PS3s, there is now a Video tab in the PlayStation Store. Some contributing companies to the Video Store include Disney, Fox, Lions Gate, MGM, Warner, Sony Pictures, Paramount, Turner, and Funimation.

After clicking the tab you will be able to purchase or rent, TV shows and movies in both SD and HD. TV shows will start at $1.99, movie rentals will be from $2.99 to $5.99, and movie purchases will cost from $9.99 to $14.99. You can view items by different categories like studio or genre, and every item has a preview that you can watch before downloading just to make sure it’s what you want.

The download time for a standard definition two hour movie is approximately one hour, but you can choose to start watching the movie one minute after starting the download. Once the download is finished you can watch the video from your PS3’s video section, or you can transfer it to various devices, such as the PSP. The store will be updated weekly, so be sure to stop by frequently.

photo via Joystiq