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Sony: "No Demand" for UMD Program in the West, Vita will Avoid PSP's Software "Droughts"

Many have questioned Sony’s refusal to bring its UMD Passport Program for the Playstation Vita – which would allow PSP game owners to pay a small fee for a digital copy of their games – to the West. According to Sony, the reasoning behind the move was a lack of demand…

22 Feb 9:11 PM 2 Read More...

Sony to Stop Comic Book Service for PSP

Adriasang reports that Sony will be shutting the service that allows users to download digital comic books via their PSP by the end of the year. Hit the jump for more details.

Though Sony has not offered any explanation for taking down the service, it has confirmed that it will…

16 Feb 4:17 PM 0 Read More...

No UMD Passport Program for the States

While never officially promised by Sony, the UMD Passport Program for the Playstation Vita (where gamers can upgrade their old PSP games to digital Vita copies for a small cost) had made the headlines multiple times during its early months in Japan, leading many to assume its eventual migration to…

09 Feb 12:52 AM 0 Read More...

PSN Content to Soon Be Restricted to 2 Systems

In a recent Playstation Blog announcement, Sony revealed its plan to begin restricting content bought from the Playstation Store to two PSP or PS3 systems. Going into effect on content purchased after November 18th (content brought prior that date remain under the 5 system regulation), users that wish to bring…

07 Nov 2:40 AM 0 Read More...

Square Enix's "Winter of RPGs" Brings More 'Final Fantasy', 'Chrono Cross' to PSN

Sony is partnering up with Square Enix to offer another seasonal promotional campaign for the Playstation Network, this time focusing on some of the most beloved games from Squeenix’s back catalog. The “Winter of RPGs” will bring Chrono Cross, Final Fantasy V, and Final Fantasy VI to the PSN…

04 Nov 1:56 AM 0 Read More...

Sony Shuts Down 93,000 Accounts Due to Latest Attack

There must be something seductive about Sony’s Playstation Network servers that keeps hackers coming back. Philip Reitinger, Sony’s recently installed Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, posted a message on the European Playstation Blog responding to the shutdown of around 93,000 accounts. The threat being that…

14 Oct 2:30 AM 1 Read More...

'Valkyria Chronicles III' Not Being Localized for the West

Once again, the PSP’s lukewarm reception in the West blocks a promising game from its shores. Hiroshi Seno, Sega’s Team Manager of Console Sales, recently gave an interview in Singapore were he stated that poor sales of Valkyria Chronicles II were the reason behind the decision to not…

13 Oct 12:55 AM 2 Read More...

Sony's Mysterious Ad Reveals 1st 'Long Live Play' Commerical

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An advertisement for an advertisement, we’re pretty sure this is a first for Sony. Despite rumors varying from a Vita US release date to a new major game series (or even a crossover), the mysterious teaser from Playstation was merely…

06 Oct 2:20 AM 1 Read More...