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The PlayStation Summer Sale is officially here and there are some hot deals Sony gamers can take advantage of! (PUN super intended). The discounts are up to 70% off for normal users and up to 80% off for PlayStation Plus members. Check out all the deals here, they run through August 3rd (9 AM PDT).
PS Vita owners in Japan will be receiving a new game in the Digimon franchise titled: Digimon World: New Order. The game is set for 2016 in Japan. VGChartz added some details on the game’s protagonist and plot:
The only other details currently available concern the game’s protagonist (Takuto). He is described as being “a senior at high school who is at the end of his club activities. A love of Digimon from a young age, as a 5th grader he became the runner-up of a Japanese Digimon game competition.”
Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth is launching this fall on PS4 and Vita. Sony fans are getting the full Digimon treatment!
Sony fans have recently put together an online movement to get Sony to improve the PlayStation Network experience. With the frequent downtimes and lack of features compared to Xbox LIVE, many Sony fans feel the company is not doing enough. Especially since Sony now charges players for online play with PSN. Sony has officially responded to this campaign below:
“Feedback from our community is very important to us and helps guide our ongoing commitment toward making PlayStation the best place to play,” a Sony spokesperson said in a statement provided to GamesBeat. “We encourage users to submit ideas on ways to improve PlayStation products and services here: http://share.blog.us.playstation.com/. We appreciate the dialogue we have with our gamers and have built and improved features based directly on their input.”
Here are the #BetterPSN’s specific requests:
– Two-factor authentication for better security.
– An online-status option to make it appear you are offline or invisible even when you are playing PSN games.
– Notifications for when people come online and offline.
– The capability to send video gameplay clips to friends through PSN.
– Better organization and browsing options for downloads and library.
– Other bug fixes.
I’m all for this! Hopefully Sony makes the appropriate improvements to PSN.
Persona 4: Dancing All Night is launching this fall in North America on PS Vita. Check out two gameplay videos for Yu and Rise. The feedback from this game in Japan is pretty good.
PlayStation Plus members will have access to six different titles across the PS Vita, PS4 and PS3. Get the roundup of games below, the downloads will be available starting July 7th. Via: VGChartz
The free games are:
•Rocket League (PS4)
•Styx: Master of Shadows (PS4)
•Geometry Wars 3 (PS Vita)
•MouseCraft (PS4 | PS3 | PS Vita)
•Entwined (PS4 | PS3 | PS Vita)
Check out this new trailer for Lost Dimension on PS3 and PS Vita. The RPG will launch on July 28th!
Sony has put together a E3 2015 sizzle reel of upcoming games for the PS Vita. See all the action below.
The classic Xbox 360/PC title Super Meat Boy will be heading the PS4 and PS Vita this fall, says Team Meat. Check out the announcement video below.
A Sony spokesman has clarified Andrew House’s “legacy platform” statement about the PS Vita made to investors recently. The firm says they still plan to support the platform through PS4 remote play and new content. Get Sony’s full statement below.
At Sony’s 2015 Investor Relations Day, Sony Computer Entertainment’s president and Global CEO, Andrew House, called the PS Vita a “legacy platform.” And for those who are out of the loop, Sony defines a “legacy platform” as a system they no longer work on or will have limited investments from them. For example, the PS3, PS2, PS1, PSP and PSP GO are all “legacy platforms” .
After Freedom Wars failed to meet Sony’s expectations, support as all but dwindled from a first party standpoint. It’s not all doom and gloom though, the PS Vita is doing well enough in Japan, and some of the big games launched their will come to the PS Vita in the west. Via: bitparade UK, Source: GamesIndustry Biz
PlayStation®Plus membership includes free games and online multiplayer on PS4™ systems.* In June, PS Plus membership includes Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes, Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-a-Fide Edition, Cloudberry Kingdom, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Super Exploding Zoo, and Futuridium EP Deluxe.
A rumor has cropped up that Sony might be planning to cut the price of the PS4 and PS Vita. On the official PlayStation retail loyalty site, where North American retail employees can sign up and win prizes or learn about new Sony products, there is currently a competition where employees can win PS4 and PS Vita consoles.
WholesomeGamer took a screenshot of the terms and conditions. And to their surprise, the retail values of the PS4 and PS Vita are changed. The PS4 retail value is at $349.00, while the PS Vita is only at $89.00. This could hint at price drops announced at E3 for both devices. However, this is a rumor, so we need to wait till E3 to find out for sure. Via: VGChartz, Source: WholesomeGamer
From the makers of Demon Gaze comes Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, a dark dungeon crawling RPG that ventures into the beautiful depths of a near-future Tokyo.
PlayStation exclusive Danganronpa has sold pretty well in the west. NIS America president Takuro Yamashita revealed the game has sold over 200,000 in the west. “Combined sales of the first two Danganronpa titles – Trigger Happy Havoc and Goodbye Despair – now total more than 200,000 across Europe and the US.” Via: VGChartz
Namco Bandai has announced that Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z, will allow users to access saves and play between the PS3 and Vita version. Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z hits the PS3, Xbox 360, and Vita early 2014.
Furious Francis claims victory over Michael Pachter and other 3DS haters. In this video, we discuss Pachter’s comments about Nintendo owning the handheld market. And somehow, there might be some dancing in there.
A new report suggests that the PS Vita 3G model will be seeing a $100 price cut and will be discontinued by Sony shortly after.
Killzone Mercenary has a new developer video that shows off the pretty shooter in action. Director Tom Jones discusses the game in this 4 minute video. Check it out below.
The PlayStation Vita saw a nice bump in hardware sales due to the price drop and some quality titles being released. However, the 3DS still outsold the Vita, and the Vita sold far less than the 3DS did when the 3DS received it’s price drop a few years ago. Get the full charts, including software below.
Although Japan is getting a nice price cut for the PS Vita, America will not be getting that price cut anytime soon.