Today in History: December 4th, 2001: Jak and Daxter Released on Playstation 2
1100 Kicks

Today in History: December 4th, 2001: Jak and Daxter Released on Playstation 2

I was a late 3D platformer blooming gamer, I didn’t jump on the bandwagon with Super Mario 64 five years earlier and I was quite happy having missed out on so many “me too” titles over the years on various platforms such as PSOne, Saturn and Dreamcast. I simply was not interested in wandering around ... Read More»
  • PS2
2nd Super Robot Wars OG, Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney top Media Create charts
1700 Kicks

2nd Super Robot Wars OG, Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney top Media Create charts

Namco’s 2nd Super Robot Wars OG debuted in the top sport on Media Cretae’s charts this week, moving 217,710 units on PS3. The title bested the Level-5 Capcom collaboration, Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney, by 88,854 units. Hardware was either up or down for the period depending on the system. Nintendo was the clear winner ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
Six new PSOne Imports in this week’s US PS Store update
1600 Kicks

Six new PSOne Imports in this week’s US PS Store update

Gungho Online American will launch six PSOne Imports through the PlayStation Store today, Joystiq reports. The new additions are Zanac X Zanac, Makeruna Makendo 2, Vehicle Cavalier, Art Camion Sugorokuden, Lup★Salad and Finger★Flashing. Apparently the stars are official. You’d probably need to be a bit of a hardcore Japanese gaming fan to be getting fogged ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
Unchained Blades Exiv may see localization once original releases on 3DS
4100 Kicks

Unchained Blades Exiv may see localization once original releases on 3DS

Unchained Blades Exxiv may see localization once XSEED releases the original on 3DS first. The possibility of the game releasing in the west was noted in a response to a fan’s inquiry on Facebook. “We’re still struggling to get the original out on 3DS first,” said the reply. “After that’s finally out the door (hopefully ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
Black Ops 2 moves 219,527 units on PS3, 360 at Japanese retail
2100 Kicks

Black Ops 2 moves 219,527 units on PS3, 360 at Japanese retail

Animal Crossing: New Leaf remained in the top spot at Japanese retail for the third week in a row, according to Media Create figures, but Treyarch’s Black Ops 2 did fairly well in its debut moving 197,350 units on PS3 and 22,177 units on Xbox 360. Combined, the shooter moved 219,527 units for the week, essentially making it the ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
US PS Store update, November 27 – Ratchet & Clank, AM2 fighters, more
500 Kicks

US PS Store update, November 27 – Ratchet & Clank, AM2 fighters, more

The flood of the last few weeks is drying up slightly but there’s still loads of new content in this week’s US PlayStation Store update. Once again, Sony has turned up the juice on full game releases. Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon and Men in Black Alien Crisis have joined ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
Mobile Hit Jetpack Joyride out now on PSN
6700 Kicks

Mobile Hit Jetpack Joyride out now on PSN

Gamesta.com gets word from Beatshapers that they’ve brought the indie hit Jetpack Joyride to consoles. More specifically, this mobile device stunner gets a release on the Playstation Network!... Read More»
  • Playstation 3
Wii U tops kids’ gaming wish list, but Apple supreme – Nielsen
800 Kicks

Wii U tops kids’ gaming wish list, but Apple supreme – Nielsen

Although US children are looking forward to iPads this Christmas, the Wii U is their go-to gaming wishlist topper, Nielsen has found. Asked what electronic devices they would like to own over the next six months, Nielsen‘s survey of aged six to 12 showed a definite tendency towards Apple products, with 48% coveting the full-sized ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
Square Enix Thanksgiving sale offers 50% off
4200 Kicks

Square Enix Thanksgiving sale offers 50% off

Not to be outdone, Square Enix is also throwing a sale over the holiday weekend on its online store. The sale only applies to games and excludes pre-orders, and also seems restricted to the US, as from Australia no discounts are visible. However reports suggest deep discounts, with Dead Island at $10, Final Fantasy 13-2 ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
US PS Store Update, November 20 – P4 Golden, Walking Dead 5, more
2000 Kicks

US PS Store Update, November 20 – P4 Golden, Walking Dead 5, more

Another bumper crop harvested from this week’s US PlayStation Store update, with a ton of new games and DLC for PlayStation 3 and Vita. It’s a very strong week for full PlayStation 3 games, led by PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Disney’s Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, F1 Race Stars and Family Guy: Back ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
Final Fantasy Type-0 localisation nearly completed in 2011 – rumour
3200 Kicks

Final Fantasy Type-0 localisation nearly completed in 2011 – rumour

Final Fantasy Type-0 localisation was well underway when the project was shelved, according to an anonymous source. The source got in touch with Operation Suzaku, a fan group which lobbies for the portable RPG’s release in the west. According to the whisperer, apparently one of the voice cast, English voice acting was recorded in its ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
EU PS Store update, November 14 – Portal 2 in Motion, Sleeping Dogs DLC, Blops Declassified
700 Kicks

EU PS Store update, November 14 – Portal 2 in Motion, Sleeping Dogs DLC, Blops Declassified

Portal 2 in Motion, the Dragon Master Pack for Sleeping Fogs and Black Ops: Declassified are just a few examples of the content available in the latest PS Store update. The entire thing is below. PlayStation Plus: Portal 2 In Motion – 30% Discount PS3 games Agarest: Generations Of War 2 – Price: £27.99/€34.99 Of Orcs And ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
Animal Crossing 3DS, Dynasty Warriors 7, Halo 4 debut strong at Japanese retail
2200 Kicks

Animal Crossing 3DS, Dynasty Warriors 7, Halo 4 debut strong at Japanese retail

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: New Leaf for 3DS debuted in first place on the Media Create charts, with 603,064 units sold.  Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires for PS3 , also new this week, placed second, while Halo 4 showed for third with 39,312 units sold. The 343 shooter boosted Xbox 360 sales by 1,569 units over last week. Get ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
PSN will go offline for scheduled maintenance in Europe Monday, November 12
5600 Kicks

PSN will go offline for scheduled maintenance in Europe Monday, November 12

PlayStation Network will go offline for scheduled maintenance from 6.00am to 9.00am GMT on Monday, November 12. During the maintenance, users will be unable to access the following services: PlayStation Store on PS3 and PSP. PlayStation Network Account Management. PlayStation Network Account Registration. In addition, you will not be able to sign in to PlayStation ... Read More»
  • Gaming News
PS3 and PS Vita charts October: FIFA 13 tops UK, Walking Dead a hit in US
900 Kicks

PS3 and PS Vita charts October: FIFA 13 tops UK, Walking Dead a hit in US

Sony posted its PlayStation Store charts for Europe and North America, and you’ll notice a vast difference between the two regions as far as popularity. In the UK, FIFA 13 topped the PS3 charts while Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation closed out the month of October by landing at number one on the Vita charts. Across ... Read More»
  • Gaming News