It's one thing for PlayStation 4 to not be backwards compatible with PlayStation 3 media. Sony took backwards compatibility out of PS3, after all, so it was expected. It is disappointing, however, to learn that players will not be able to carry over current-gen PSN purchases to PS4. Read on for more.
One of the more intriguing game premises to be announced at the GamesCom trade show is currently using the working title Rain. The game for PSN, developed by Sony's Japan Studio is a bit reminiscent of the chase scene in Ghost in the Shell. You play as an invisible boy who can only be seen in the rain, when the water picks out his outline. Get a look after the jump.
Overall, the PlayStation 2 had one of the best libraries in gaming history in terms of quality and quantity. Some of the system's best, as well as PS2 ports of hard-to-find classics, are headed to the Japanese PSN! Hit the jump for more info!
"Game of the Year" editions that include downloadable content are a nice incentive to pick up major titles you've missed. After the jump, take a look at the PSN Ultimate Editions of new classics like Red Dead Redemption, L.A. Noire and more!
2D platformers were a rarity in the early days of the PSOne, and Tomba! was among the best. Hit the jump to see when the PSOne cult classic is headed to the PlayStation Network!
A trio of classic titles hit PSN this week, chief among them fan-favorite PS1 RPG The Legend of Dragoon! More on that game, as well as PSN new releases Max Payne and Rayman 2: Revolution, after the jump!
Sony and Skype have announced the launch of Skype on the PSVita, with a new multitasking feature that lets the app run in the background. Hit the jump for all of the details.
Reverge Labs' "gameplay first" 2D fighter Skullgirls will be out sooner than you think! The game is set to release in the coming weeks on Xbox Live Arcade--hit the jump for more, as well as speculation on the game's expected PSN release!
After being banned from PSN, one Japanese gamer donned a plastic bag, a Snuggie, and put on his very best forced delinquent accent to show that he's mad as hell and he ain't gonna take it anymore! Watch wrath that would make Asura blush past the break.
As a more thoughtful, stealth-focused approach to survival horror, Amy turned a lot of heads. The game comes out next week, but are you willing to pay three extra dollars for a PSN version now that the game is multiplatform? Hit the jump to find out more!
Horror games have taken a long and winding road, from puzzle-oriented adventures like Alone in the Dark to run-and-gun actioners like Dead Space. Vector Cell's new PSN-exclusive horror title Amy brings a more traditional horror experience, and even has the feel of a horror movie. Check out some developer videos after the jump!
Stealth games are usually about sneaking up on some poor guard and quietly disposing of him. Sly Cooper, on the other hand, has always been about sneaking up on some poor guard, quietly taking everything of value on him, and disappearing without a trace. Which sounds tougher? The original trilogy is on its way to PSN, redone in HD--find out more after the jump!
While it doesn't make the tournament circuits like other fighters, there's still plenty of love for Capcom's Darkstalkers games thanks to their beloved characters and inimitable style. The first in the series, Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors, is headed to PSN--head past the jump to find out more!
Sunrise is celebrating the digital release of the latest episode of the Gundam Unicorn saga by opening up yet another Gundam-themed YouTube channel and more Playstation Home streams. Find out all the details after the jump.
2011 will no doubt come to be known as a banner year for HD upgrades and classic rereleases. Get primed for the return of Sonic CD—originally released for the Sega CD add-on hardware in 1993—with a fresh trailer after the jump!