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PlayStation Network Goes Down For Maintenance From Thursday Through Friday In Europe

by Ernice Gilbert on August 10th, 2011, under News, PS3, PSN, Sony

Sony’s announced that the PlayStation Network will be undergoing maintenance in Europe from 16:05 on Thursday August 11th 2011 until 02:00 on Friday August 12th 2011, BST. Details inside.

Video Thirst: EA Officially Announces Fifa 12, New Trailer Leaked

by Ernice Gilbert on May 27th, 2011, under EA, Hot, News, PS3, Xbox 360

After the leak yesterday, EA’s come out and officially announce Fifa 12, the latest entry in the popular Football franchise.

EU PSN Members To Receive Four Free Games Once The Service Is Back Online

by Ernice Gilbert on May 7th, 2011, under Hot, News, PSN, Sony

Sony wants to make good by its users once PSN is back online, and for European gamers, some more details of that region’s PSN compensation has been revealed.

Rumor Water – NGP Will Launch First In US, Four Launch Titles Leaked

by Ernice Gilbert on April 23rd, 2011, under Hot, News, Sony

Sony and Nintendo are well known for releasing their consoles in Japan first before any other region, but according to a source closer to Jolt, the console will release in the West first, revealing also four titles that will launch alongside it.

Reconfirmed: NGP To See 2011 US Release, European Dates Sketchy

by Ernice Gilbert on April 13th, 2011, under Hot, News, NGP, Sony

Speculation has been running rampant concerning Sony’s upcoming revolutionary handheld dubbed NGP, and whether the console would see a 2011 release outside of Japan. Recently, SCEA boss Jack Tretton said there might be delays because of factory issues following the Japanese earthquake/tsunami disaster. That, however, was debunked by Sony Japan, with SCEJ spokesperson Satoshi Fukuoaka telling the Wall Street Journal that Tretton was simply “wrong” when he said the Japanese earthquake and tsunami had closed factories relating to Next Generation Portable production.

Now according to US investment company Lazard Capital Markets who attended a Sony analyst day event, the hardware giant’s confirmed a 2011 U.S. release for NGP, however it wasn’t sure if Europe would see the same fate.

White Knight Chronicles Has Shipped Over One Million Units

by Ernice Gilbert on April 11th, 2011, under News, PS3, PSP, Sony

Didn’t get a chance to delve into White Knight Chronicles? That’s sad, as soon over a million people will be waiting on you to see what the rave is all about. The game’s apparently shipped past one million units worldwide, according to a Sony rep.

PSP Gets Price Cut In Europe Except UK

by Ernice Gilbert on April 8th, 2011, under Hot, News, PSP, Sony

Rumors were spinning around gaming’s web earlier today telling of a price cut that Sony had given the PSP. Well the giant’s come clean and confirmed the news, but while most of Europe will see the PSP’s price drop to its lowest levels, gamers in the UK are not so fortunate.

300,000 PS3s Confiscated In Europe, Console’s Future Hangs In Balance

by Ernice Gilbert on March 10th, 2011, under Hot, News, PS3, Sony

There’s a bitter court battle happening between Sony and LG in Netherlands, over a disputed patents, with LG claiming Sony’s infringed on four of its Blu-Ray patents. And with the country being Sony’s main hub to ship PS3s to the European nations, things could get really ugly.

PS3 Banned In Europe For 10 Days As LG Blu-Ray Infringement Complaint Ignites

by Ernice Gilbert on February 28th, 2011, under Hot, News, Sony

Custom officers all over Europe have seized PS3s in the region, as an LG injunction against the hardware giant concerning Blur-Ray technology is looking to stop the sale Sony’s flagship console.

L.A. Noire Release Dates Confirmed, Trailer Incoming Today

by Ernice Gilbert on January 24th, 2011, under Hot, News, Rockstar, Team Bondi

L.A. will be released on May 17th in the U.S., and on the 20th of the same month in Europe, Rockstar’s confirmed.

DSi To Be Phased Out

by Ernice Gilbert on January 11th, 2011, under Hot, News, Nintendo

There are many different iterations of Nintendo’s popular handheld on the market, and finally, one of them will be available no more.

According to a report from Japan, Nintendo’s set to phase out the DSi.

Mass Effect 2 Comes To PS3 In January

by Ernice Gilbert on December 10th, 2010, under Bioware, EA, Hot, News

What’s expected by most to take the coveted Game of The Year award tomorrow night on Spike TV’s Video Game Awards show, will land on Sony’s PlayStation 3 platform in January, EA’s confirmed.

Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood Sales Hit One Million In Europe

by Ernice Gilbert on November 26th, 2010, under Hot, News, Ubisoft

It’s no surprise, but Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood has already topped the 1 million sold mark since going on sale mid November in Europe.

PS3 To Pass Xbox 360 For Good Says Analyst

by Ernice Gilbert on November 13th, 2010, under Hot, News

Ah, forget all the North America victories Microsoft’s experiencing with its Xbox 360 when it comes to sales and install base; it’s the world that matters according to the analysts. And considering the world is a big place, DFC Intelligence’s David Cole believes Sony’s PS3 has the advantage and will soon overtake the Xbox 360′s lead for good.

Smoking tires and all.

LittleBigPlanet 2 Collectors Edition Also Coming To Europe

by Ernice Gilbert on November 9th, 2010, under Hot, Media Molecule, News, Sony

Although a CE version of LittleBigPlanet had already been confirmed for the U.S., nothing solid was made known concerning a European version. Well all that’s changed now, as Sony product manager Alex Pavey has confirmed the Collector’s Edition for LittleBigPlanet 2 will also hit Europe.