Sony Shuts Down Servers of Older LittleBigPlanet Games to Protect Fans
Jacob Blazewicz, 13 September 2021, 20:45
Sony has finally shut down the LittleBigPlanet 3 servers, which had remained inaccessible for months. Sadly, only the PlayStation 4 version of LittleBigPlanet 3 has been spared - the PS3 version and earlier installments lost their online features indefinitely to „protect the community”.
PSP Store Closed Permanently; PS3 and PS Vita Stores Still Operating
Gacek, 03 July 2021, 19:20
The PSP store is closing completely, digital versions of games for the portable console will only be available in PS3 and PS Vita stores.
Sony Caves In - PlayStation Store Will Remain on PS3 and PSV
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 April 2021, 20:34
Sony backpedaled on its plans to close the PS Store on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita consoles. CEO Jim Ryan confirmed that the decision was based on player feedback.
PS Vita Was a Disaster for Sony, Failing to Meet Any Expectations
Paul Musiolik, 10 April 2021, 17:20
An AMA session on Reddit brought up some interesting information about Sony's perception of the PS Vita. According to a former Sony employee, the hardware was a complete failure and did not meet any of the company's expectations.
Sony Provides PS Store Shutdown Schedule for PS3, PS Vita and PSP
Jacob Blazewicz, 29 March 2021, 22:05
Sony has confirmed plans to close the PlayStation Store on older devices. The store will be unavailable on PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita in a few months.
Sony is About to Close Digital Store With PS3, PS Vita and PSP Games
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 March 2021, 20:52
Sony may block digital distribution for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation Vita. If The Gamer's sources are to be believed, the company is expected to announce this later this month.
Source Code of GTA 3 and GTA: Vice City Released
Paul Musiolik, 16 February 2021, 14:40
Developers have dismantled GTA III and Vice City, creating revised versions of both titles and porting them to Switch, PS Vita and WiiU. However, this is just the beginning.
Sony Shuts Down Official Website of Killzone
Paul Musiolik, 10 January 2021, 20:34
The official website of Killzone went down permanently. Players have lost access to their stats from Killzone: Mercenary and Killzone: Shadow Fall, as well as the option to create clans in the latter.
More Details on Stardew Valley 1.5; Possible Launch in 2020
Bart Swiatek, 21 December 2020, 14:05
Thanks to developer Eric Barone's Twitter entry, we learned some new details about the planned 1.5 update for Stardew Valley. We also know the approximate release date of the patch on PC.
40 Years of Console Hitory in One Picture
Arkadiusz Strzala, 17 November 2020, 20:36
One Reddit user showed his gaming experience in one picture. It shows 30 consoles - both the cutting-edge PS5 and Xbox X/S and devices from almost 40 years ago.
Minecraft 1.16.4 Will Introduce Highly-anticipated Feature
Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2020, 17:47
Another small update to Minecraft - patch 1.16.4 - will enable the players to mute other users in the chat.
Final Patch for Terraria; New NPC and Achievements
Bart Swiatek, 13 October 2020, 12:24
Re-Logic's sandbox game Terraria will receive its last content update today. The patch includes, among others, another NPC.
Here's How Those Impressive Minecraft Maps are Made
Bart Swiatek, 12 October 2020, 17:48
Extremely impressive maps for Minecraft are not always created directly in the game. Their creators often use additional programs, such as WorldPainter.
Big Changes in PlayStation's Trophy System
Michael Kulakowski, 07 October 2020, 20:52
Quite unexpectedly, Sony announced changes in PlayStation's trophy system. In addition to cosmetic changes, the creators changed way PSN profile levels are calculated and how experience is gained in games.
Minecraft Players Will Vote for New Mob
Dameredet, 28 September 2020, 20:16
Another vote for the new mob is coming up. Soon one of the three monsters proposed by Mojang will appear in Minecraft. Here's a look at the candidates.
Big Update Coming to Minecraft, More Details in October
Arkadiusz Strzala, 27 September 2020, 17:54
At the upcoming Minecraft Live event, we'll learn the details of a major update planned for the game. Mojang has announced the broadcast for October 3, at 9 AM PT.
Stardew Valley 2 Possible
Christian Pieniazek, 10 September 2020, 17:40
Developer ConcernedApe is currently busy working on a 1.5 patch for Stardew Valley and is not thinking about the future of the franchise. However, the chances for getting made Stardew Valley 2 are good... same as the original receiving patch 1.6 and more.
Stardew Valley Dev Teases Novelties in Version 1.5
Frozen, 05 September 2020, 17:59
Concerned Ape continues to tease the upcoming Stardew Valley update number 1.5. The game's creator has uploaded a screenshot presenting some of the new features that are coming with it the next update.
Sony Plans to Release More Games From PlayStation on PC
Jacob Blazewicz, 30 August 2020, 22:01
Sony is considering releasing games from its catalog on PC. As stated in the company's latest financial report, this is intended to encourage consumers to choose PlayStation as their target gaming platform.
Boxed PlayStation Games in Retreat
Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 16:09
The sales of boxed versions of games are becoming less and less important for the PlayStation brand - in the past quarter it generated only 6% of revenues related to digital entertainment. 74% of games were sold through digital distribution and most of the money is earned by expansions and microtransactions.
2020 As Seen by Minecraft Players
Bart Swiatek, 05 August 2020, 15:11
One of Minecraft fans has created a video presenting the most important events of 2020 - from the conflict between Iran and the USA, through the pandemic, to the launch of the rocket flying a mission to Mars.
Demo of Metal Gear's Free Parody Looks Intriguing
Milosz Szubert, 03 August 2020, 16:38
UnMetal, a two-dimensional stealth game and a parody of the Metal Gear series, developed by the creator of Unepic and his collaborators, is in the works. The game's demo is now available to download for free. Full version will debut on Steam on October 2.
Minecraft - New Patch Enables Lanterns to Glow Under Water
Dameredet, 23 July 2020, 13:26
The Snapshot 20w30a update has introduced some small but useful changes to Minecraft. Among other things, from now on we can put lanterns under water.
Minecraft - Mystery of Title Screen Finally Solved
Bart Swiatek, 20 July 2020, 14:05
Members of [email protected], a research group that solves various mysteries related to Minecraft, have found the so-called seed from which the original title screen of Mojang Studios' game comes.
Minecraft - Fortune of World's Richest Man Depicted in the Game
Bart Swiatek, 14 July 2020, 13:05
A video posted on Reddit shows how much money Amazon's CEO - Jeff Bezos - has at his disposal compared to an ordinary man. Minecraft was used for the presentation.
Minecraft - Crazy Puzzle With Positive Message
Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 21:05
One Minecraft players decided to create an elaborate structure, reminiscent of dominoes composed of different elements of the game world.
Minecraft 1.16 Enables Us to Set Level of Graphics to Fabulous
Milosz Szubert, 05 June 2020, 17:17
The first so-called pre-release of 1.16 update for Minecraft: Java Edition has launched. It enables us, among other things, to test a new graphics setting called Fabulous, which is intended to improve the visibility of various phenomena through transparent objects.
Minecraft Sales Exceeded 200 Million Copies
Agnes Adamus, 18 May 2020, 19:43
Microsoft boasted of the sales of Minecraft. According to the data provided, the game has sold more than 200 million copies and 126 million people play in it every month.
Minecraft Player Builds an Amazing City on Giant's Head
Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2020, 14:40
One Reddit user created an unusual location in Minecraft - a city called Dystopian Mindset, which looks like it was built on the head of a giant.
Watch Timelapses of Several Minecraft Masterpieces Made by Players
Milosz Szubert, 15 April 2020, 15:29
Minecraft is still alive and kicking. New timelapses, i.e. videos that present the process of creating spectacular structures at an accelerated pace, are regularly released online.
Minecraft - Beautiful Landscapes Created by Players
Bart Swiatek, 03 April 2020, 16:44
Players can create truly extraordinary things in Minecraft. Most often, ambitious, three-dimensional constructions and worlds attract attention, but also single scenes and pictures, which are often surprisingly realistic, have some undisputable charm to them. Some users demand changes in the game engine from developers, which would give them even more possibilities.
Terraria Sells 30 Million Copies, Mobile Versions Outnumber Consoles
Czarus, 01 April 2020, 13:05
Terraria has sold 30 million copies and the meter is still ticking. Sandbox from Re-Logic has been quite successful. On this occasion, the developers have decided to launch a special offer.
GDC 2020 Without PlayStation - Coronavirus Scared off Sony
Conrad Hazi, 21 February 2020, 13:06
Sony resigned from GDC 2020 (Game Developers Conference) due to the threat posed by the spreading COVID-19 coronavirus. This is the second event - after PAX East - dropped by PlayStation manufacturer.
Minecraft Gets Nether Update, New Rare Resource was Added
Bart Swiatek, 07 February 2020, 17:33
A new resource has appeared in Minecraft, known as Netherite. It was introduced in the Nether update - a snapshot patch that introduces a lot of changes in the Nether dimension.
Dan Houser, Co-creator of GTA, Leaves Rockstar Games
Peter Doron, 05 February 2020, 11:58
On March 11 2020, Dan Houser, co-founder of the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption franchises, will leave the ranks of Rockstar Games. Unfortunately, the reasons for this surprising decision were not revealed.
Stardew Valley Celebrates a Great Success With Millions of Farmers
Peter Doron, 23 January 2020, 14:06
Stardew Valley, a farmer simulator by Eric Barone, boasts excellent sales. In the four years since its launch, 10 million players worldwide have bought this independent production.
How Much Time Did You Spend on Your PlayStation in 2019?
Christian Pieniazek, 14 January 2020, 21:36
PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita owners can see their summaries of the past year. Sony Interactive Entertainment allows you to check the number of hours spent at the console, as well as find out which games we have enjoyed the longest.
Sony Officially Passes Up on E3 2020
Peter Doron, 14 January 2020, 11:20
Sony confirmed yesterday's rumors - the company resigned from participating in this year's E3. Instead the Japanese company is planning hundreds of smaller events to promote the PlayStation brand.
In 2019 79% of Japanese Console Market Belonged to Nintendo
Adrian Werner, 09 January 2020, 14:33
Thanks to Famitsu, we have learned the scale of Nintendo's domination on the Japanese market. As many as 76% of the consoles sold last year were models from the Switch family.
PS Vita Without Successor? Sony Loses Interest in Handhelds
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 December 2019, 23:42
Jim Ryan from Sony Interactive Entertainment confirmed that the company is not interested in creating a mobile console. The hopes for a successor to PlayStation Vita are no more.
450 Million Sold Consoles Land PlayStation a Guinness Record
Michael Kulakowski, 03 December 2019, 23:45
Sony has announced that PlayStation has been included in Guinness World Records as the most popular home console brand in history. More than 450 million PlayStation family systems have been sold in the 25 years of its existence on the market.
Priest Sets up a Minecraft Server to Fight Caustic Behavior
Bart Swiatek, 02 December 2019, 11:13
Jesuit Robert Ballecer decided to create his own Minecraft server, located in the Vatican. The aim is to combat toxic behavior and to enable the establishment of bonds that can eventually be transferred to the real world.
Patch 1.4 For Stardew Valley Introduces a Lot of New Content
Bart Swiatek, 27 November 2019, 12:23
Stardew Valley, an independent RPG about farmer's life, has received the 1.4 update that adds a lot of new content and features, as well as fixes a number of bugs.
Assassin's Creed Franchise Sales Exceeded 140 Million Copies
Adrian Werner, 28 September 2019, 21:09
Ubisoft boasted that Assassin's Creed sales exceeded 140 million copies. We also got to know the results of other publisher's IP, such as Far Cry, Just Dance or Splinter Cell.
Minecraft Going Strong - Over 110 Million Players Every month
Adrian Werner, 16 September 2019, 11:18
Microsoft has announced that more than 112 million people play Minecraft every month. That's an increase of several dozen millions since last year.
Shovel Knight Dig Announced
Adrian Werner, 29 August 2019, 12:07
Yacht Club Games revealed Shovel Knight Dig, a spin-off of the popular 2D platform game. New trailers for Shovel Knight: Showdown and Shovel Knight: King of Cards were also released.
Minecraft: Super Duper Graphics Pack Update Cancelled
Bart Swiatek, 13 August 2019, 14:46
This is the end of Super Duper Graphics Pack - an ambitious, free DLC for Minecraft, which was supposed to change the graphic design of the old production. Mojang Studio has announced the cancellation of this project.
PlayStation Vita Production Officially Over
Frozen, 01 March 2019, 23:22
The unavoidable has finally happened - PlayStation Vita went out of production. Information about the end of production appears on the official Japanese website.
Last Two Shovel Knight Expansions Delayed and Other News
Milosz Szubert, 19 February 2019, 16:42
Today's collection of short news: the last two expansions for Shovel Knight, as well as the SIGIL mega mod from Johna Romero are delayed, Steam info corner gets a new layout.
Sony Ends Production of PS Vita
Jacob Blazewicz, 19 February 2019, 10:36
Sony Japan has informed that the company will soon terminate the production of the PlayStation Vita console. The story of Sony's last handheld console will come to an end in a few months.