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