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Spring Fever Expands Tomorrow: Wheels of Destruction, Mortal Kombat Discounts

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Apr 02, 2012

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It’s official: Spring Fever has been elevated to a full-on pandemic and gamers everywhere are showing symptoms. Case in point: our week-one title Journey has become the fastest-selling PSN title ever released by SCEA! Due to the overwhelming response to Spring Fever, we are delivering a bonus week packed with more special offers, starting with the multiplayer car combat game Wheels of Destruction and a 20% discount for PlayStation Plus members!

Wheels of Destruction‘s vehicular mayhem gives you tons of awesome weapons to decimate your enemies in the multiplayer arena. You can learn more about Wheels of Destruction in a series of dev diaries and videos here.

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PSN Spring Fever 2012: New Games, Discounts, Call of Duty Sale This Week

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Mar 12, 2012

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The sun is starting to shine brighter and the days are longer, which can only mean one thing: Spring Fever is back on PlayStation Network! Every year, Spring Fever brings a bouquet of fresh new downloadable PS3 games to PSN with some special offers and discounts in the PlayStation Store each week for three weeks. This year, we’re also offering discounts on tons of content from some of the biggest franchises in games, with a new franchise featured each week. In addition, there will be special PlayStation Plus benefits throughout the event, including awesome early access and huge discounts (up to 75% off!).

This week Spring Fever starts off strong with one of the most highly-anticipated and best PSN games ever, Journey, and one of the biggest game franchises of all time, Call of Duty. PlayStation Plus subscribers have already been enjoying Journey, thanks to the early access they’ve had to the game for the past week. Today is the last day for PS Plus subscribers to take advantage of this special offer, so head into the PlayStation Store today to download it if you haven’t already.

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Introducing PlayStation Network’s “12 for ‘12” PS3 Game Sale

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Jan 16, 2012

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You may remember that this time last year, we offered up 11 great PS3 games at a discounted price as part of PlayStation Network’s “11 for 2011” sale. This year, we’re upping the ante by bringing you 12 discounted games and offering up even more savings for PlayStation Plus users!

We briefly mentioned the “12 for ‘12” sale in our last PlayStation Plus update, but now we’re bringing you the full list of games and discounts. We’re offering a dozen incredibly varied games for this year’s sale: from Q-Games’ frenetic shooter PixelJunk SideScroller to Trendy Entertainment’s slick “tower defense” hybrid Dungeon Defenders, there’s something for every type of gamer out there. Without further ado, here are the 12 for ‘12!

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Games and Art Converge as ‘The Studio’ Opens in the Americas

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Dec 19, 2011

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After much success in Europe, we are excited to launch PlayStation’s digital art platform – ‘The Studio’ – across the US, Canada, Mexico and Brazil in the PlayStation Store tomorrow. Games and art converge on PSN with The Studio’s unique collection of dynamic and static themes, which give PSN users access to affordable and cool art in their homes and on the go.

Thanks to our partner Studio Output, PSN users across the Americas will be able to further personalize their experience on PSN with the finest offerings in everything from urban street art to illustrations that have been uniquely digitized into new static and dynamic downloadable themes from PSN.

Studio Output brings their network of some of the world’s most coveted artists, illustrators, graphic and digital designers to the table, and starting today they are introducing a series of guest designers from the music and fashion worlds. Some of the new contributors include English rockers Kasabian, who are about to release their fourth album ‘Velociraptor’, as well as no. 1 UK urban artist and producer Labrinth.

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Stock Up for Winter with PSN’s Fall Sale – Get 30% to 50% Off

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Nov 21, 2011

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What better way to prepare for the start of the holiday shopping season than with the PlayStation Store’s annual Fall Sale? Starting tomorrow, you can feed your hunger for great games with discounts on exciting PS3 titles such as Limbo and Gatling Gears.

For one week only, you can catch up on some of the great titles you may have missed during the past year at a 30% discount. PlayStation Plus subscribers will get a special 50% off the regular price. There’s never been a better time to login to PlayStation Network and download Limbo, a game PlayStation: The Official Magazine is calling “one of the most impressive titles that PSN has to offer…an experience that no gamer should pass up.” Or maybe Might & Magic Clash of Heroes is more your speed. Take it from IGN, who said “this is a game to get lost in, providing hours and hours of single-player and multiplayer fun.”

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PSN Summer Sale 2011: 30% Off 11 Games

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Jul 07, 2011

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Starting Tuesday, July 12th, 11 hot PS3 games will be available for a cool 30% discount in the PlayStation Store. And if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you’ll be able to download the games at a 50% discount. We’ve got a sizzling lineup of software, including Scott Pilgrim, PixelJunk Shooter 2 and all five episodes of Back to the Future: The Game, all deeply discounted, as part of the PSN Summer Sale.

For one week only, escape the heat and humidity with big discounts on titles that will entertain you all summer long. Check out the full list of PS3 games that are part of this year’s PSN Summer Sale:

  • Back to the Future: The Game – Full Series (Sale price $13.99; Plus price $9.79; Regular price $19.99)
  • Chime Super Deluxe (Sale price $6.99; Plus price $4.89; Regular price $9.99)

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PlayStation Store Update

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Jun 09, 2011

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Once a year, the video game world converges to E3 to reveal the games you’ll be playing next and the system breakthroughs that make it all possible.

We’ll be on the floor at E3 from start to finish, loading up the PlayStation Store with new videos, themes and game content as it’s unveiled. Check out our Special E3 Category on the PlayStation Store every day from June 7-9 to get your hands on the best and the latest out of E3.

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PlayStation Store Update

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Jun 08, 2011

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Once a year, the video game world converges to E3 to reveal the games you’ll be playing next and the system breakthroughs that make it all possible.

We’ll be on the floor at E3 from start to finish, loading up the PlayStation Store with new videos, themes and game content as it’s unveiled. Check out our Special E3 Category on the PlayStation Store every day from June 7-9 to get your hands on the best and the latest out of E3.

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