PlayStation Feature Articles
Five Franchises That Need LEGO Games
With LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes getting cash registers ringing and LEGO: Lord of the Rings already finding its place on holiday wish lists, what's the next franchise to get the LEGO treatment from Traveler's Tales? We have five great suggestions.
PS3 Release Dates: May 2013
Want to know what's coming soon for PS3 gamers? Check out our monthly installment of weekly highlights for the coming turn of the calendar. Underground armies, zombies, racing games, and non-stop action -- feels like May.
E3 2012 Highlights: Third-Party Companies Bring Out the Big Guns
E3 2012 is over and gamers are just now catching their breath and assessing what's to come. What were the biggest highlights? What should you start saving your paycheck to buy? And where does the world of a PS3 gamer go from here? Check out these third-party highlights and find out.
Spec Ops: The Line -- 'Moral Choices' Interview
Cory Davis, Lead Designer of 2K Games' Spec Ops: The Line, speaks about his upcoming shooter and the tough moral decisions on which it is built.
The Success of "Mortal Kombat"
Warner Bros. release of "Mortal Kombat" has gone on to sell 3 million copies, shooting past both "Super Street Fighter 4" and "Marvel vs. Capcom 3" in total sales despite having less time on the shelf. Why? Satisfying, easy, local multiplayer, or at least that's my argument.
What to Expect From Sony's PlayStation Press Conference at E3 2011
Prior to all the security problems, PlayStation was on a roll. With E3 right around the corner what can we expect to see from Sony as they try to regain momentum for the PlayStation brand? I've got E3 coverage of what Sony should be showing off straight from the PlayStation rumor mill.
PlayStation Network (PSN) and Qriocity Welcome Back Package
Free PlayStation 3 games, free PSP games, free/extended PlayStation Plus and more are all part of Sony's "Welcome Back!" or "Customer Appreciation" package for the PlayStation Network and Qriocity users. We've got the complete details, straight from Sony's mouth, about all the goodies you'll be receiving.
Sony PlayStation Network (PSN) Crash: How & When, a Timeline
We've got the complete story of how the PlayStation Network (PSN) came tumbling down, and what caused it.
Figuring out video game in-game promotions, and virtual property
Microtransactions and in-game virtual property are not only staples of today's games, but also the world of cross-promotion. From Taco Bell offering "Sims" and "Madden 11" in-game merchandise to 7-11 giving you "LittleBigPlanet 2," "Killzone 3," or "God of War III" virtual trinkets for drinking Slupees, the virtual goods as a reward for real world activities model seems like the future of cross-promotion, and a new form of consumer motivation.
Sony Announces PlayStation 4, Reveals New Games
The Sony PlayStation 4 is here! While we may not know all of the details (or even many given the lack of price, date, or even console images), we do know quite a bit. Find out what Sony has revealed about the PS4 as of February 20, 2013!
What We Know About the PlayStation 4
With the Sony PS4 sure to be announced at E3 and released by the end of the year, speculation is rampant about what it will be able to do, what it won't, how the controller will look, and even what games will join launch. What do we know? Not much but we can guess...
The Ten Best Sony PS3 Exclusives
Let's say you just got a PS3. With so many games to choose from, which ones are the most essential? What do you NEED to play to make your Sony PlayStation 3 complete? Let us guide the way.
The 10 Best Video Games of 2012
It's that wonderful time of the year when we look back at the last 12 months of gaming goodies and try to pick the best titles out of the pile. What made the cut this year? What just missed? And what were the overall trends?
The Five Scariest Games of All Time
It's the time of year when people look for horror movies of TV shows to amplify their Halloween experience. Why not video games? Lock the doors, turn out the lights, and play the five scariest PS3 games ever made.
PS3 Hacks Released to the Public, Security Doors Blown Off the PlayStation 3
It looks like the PS3 has been hacked. Installing Linux again, and playing copied games/copied Blu-ray movies may be around the corner thanks to the one-two punch of hacker group fail0verflow releasing PS3 security research, and hacker Geohot making it accessible to the public.
Injustice: Gods Among Us PS3 Review
What could end up being the best fighting game of 2013 is here already and it features some of the most iconic superheroes and villains of all time. Batman, Superman, The Joker, and many more battle it out and gamers everywhere are going to love the fight.
The Five Best 2012 PS3 Games So Far
It hasn't been the best year for PS3 owners but 2012 has produced a few titles that everyone should play. From the spiritual experience of Journey to the controversial ending of Mass Effect 3 to one of the best sports games of all time -- these are the PlayStation 3 titles that stand out with half the year in the books.
The Most Exciting Games of Early 2013
Do you have gift card money burning a hole in your pocket from the holiday season? Wondering if you should spend it on a 2012 title or wait till 2013? Here are six reasons to wait.
Everything You Need to Know About the Sony Tablet S
The Sony Tablet S has been designed to seamlessly transition Sony PS3 players from their console to their first tablet. With PlayStation games bundled in, access to the Sony Entertainment Network, and use of Video Unlimited and Music Unlimited, it's the obvious choice for PlayStation fans. Is it the right one?
Bioshock Infinite PS3 Review
It's only March but the 2013 Game of the Year may be here in the highly anticipated Bioshock Infinite from 2K Games. Does it live up to the hype? Does it ever. Read on for what might be the most praise-filled review you'll ever read on About.com.
PS3 Release Dates: March 2013
March 2013 could very well be the last major gaming month for this generation of systems. What will be the most important games of the final year of the PS3? At least one, and probably more, are in this release date feature. Get your calendars out.
PS3 Games Calendar
With so many exciting games hitting shelves, it can be tough to keep track of what's being released when. Let us guide the way with this handy calendar of upcoming games scheduled to be released for the PS3. All dates are subject to change.
E3 2012 Sony Highlights
E3 2012 has just ended and it's time to assess what we've learned. What do Sony PS3 owners have to look forward to? Is the company continuing to push forward or are they treading water, waiting for the next console advancement? Read the highlights and decide for yourself.
How to Choose the Best PlayStation Video Service for Movie Night
This is an article comparing the options for movies on demand on the Sony PlayStation 3.
The 5 Most Anticipated PS3 Games of Summer 2012
With Summer movies set to dominate spending dollars, what will gamers have to turn to when they get home from the multiplex? The Fall season seems to dominate the headlines but there are a few title worth marking the calendar for in the warmer months like "Max Payne 3," "Darksiders II," and more. Let us guide the way.
PS3 Essentials: The Best Downloadable Games Available on PSN
With so many games cluttering up the PlayStation Network, how does one know which ones to buy and which ones to leave for another day? In this edition of PS3 Essentials, we present the best downloadable games, including Flower, Pain, Braid, Limbo, and more. Your PS3 is incomplete without them.
Guide to PlayStation Move Games for the Entire Family
Families and children have drifted to the Nintendo Wii and the Microsoft Kinect but there are great family games for the PlayStation that use the new technology of the PlayStation Move. What are the best games for both kids and adults?
Top 10 PlayStation 3 (PS3) Games of 2010
So, which PS3 games made it to the top 10 and which sunk like stones? Read on to find out the best PS3 games of 2010.
The emotional impact of videogames
New research shows that video games carry the same emotional impact as other art forms, including books and movies. Perhaps this is one step closer to legitimizing the study of video games as art.
PSP Midnight Release Pilgrimage
Freezing snow, locked chambers, armed gaurds... nothing would stop me and my party from conquering the mall and completing our midnight pilgrimage to obtain the blessed PSP.
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Song List
THUG 2 has an amazing soundtrack. Check out the complete song list for Tony Hawk's Underground 2.
PSP Dreaming: What if the PSP were Crossed with a PDA?
The PSP looks like it will rock our worlds, but why can't they include and address book?
Carmen Electra and Tom Arnold to Star in Playboy Videogame
No stranger to working with Playboy, Carmen Electra has signed on with other celebrities, including Tom Arnold, to star in The Playboy Mansion, an adult oriented videogame.
Brooke Burke in Need For Speed Underground 2
Electronic Arts announced that they have signed one of the world’s sexiest thrill seekers and cover girls, Brooke Burke, to star in Need For Speed Underground 2, the sequel to the best selling game of 2003, Need For Speed Underground.
Video Game Journalists Share Insider Insights at The Art Institute of California - San Francisco
Journalists from Electronic Gaming Monthly, Xbox Nation magazine, GameSpot.com, 1UP.com, GameHelper.com part of First-Ever Game Journalism Forum at Design School.
Summer Video Game Workshop
The Art Institute of California – San Francisco to Host Summer Video Game and Computer Animation Workshops for High School Students
E3 2010 - Booth Babes and Boys Image Gallery
E3 2010 was as grand as any in the past. With Natal/Kinect, PS3 Move, and the 3D Nintendo DS on the line, as well as a bevy of massive games, the big players in video games spared no expense, big extravagant booths, and of course lots of gorgeous models, or booth babes, there to promote their goods. This year there were more men (booth boys) and characters than in years past, which was a …