EyePet Adventures: review

EyePet Adventures: review

Nov 17, 2011

Format: PSP (PSP Camera required) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: London Studio Players: 1 Site: http://uk.playstation.com/eyepetadventures/ The oft-ignored PSP camera is getting some love from Sony at the tail end of 2011 with two Augmented Reality animal sequels. EyePet Adventures is likely to be the one to catch most...

Cars 2: PSP review

Cars 2: PSP review

Nov 10, 2011

Platform: PSP (also available on other platforms) Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Developer: Virtual Toys Players: 1 (2 via local multiplayer) Site: http://uk.playstation.com/psp/games/detail/item395065/Cars-2-The-Video-Game/ The poor old PSP may be on the way out – especially with the industry getting excited at the sight of...

Speedball 2 Evolution: PSN review

Speedball 2 Evolution: PSN review

Nov 4, 2011

Format:PSP and PS3 Mini Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Tower Studios Developer: Vivid Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.tower-studios.co.uk/ Do not dismiss this game because you have not got a PSP or do not use your PSP. Why? It’ll work on the PS3 and up and coming PS Vita. And why is it so important we bring this to your attention? Because this game is...

Have Sony turned a PR disaster into a PR triumph? (part two)

Have Sony turned a PR disaster into a PR triumph? (part two)

Jun 24, 2011

Part one concentrated on how Sony’s choice of games for the Welcome Back package could, potentially, rescue their profit margin in the long run. Despite this, they still have a long road to travel before they can confidently claim that the PlayStation brand has survived the security breach – particularly in Japan. Japan was one of the last countries to...

Grumpy Gurevitz: Why Dedicated Handhelds Still Matter

Grumpy Gurevitz: Why Dedicated Handhelds Still Matter

Jun 23, 2011

Many analysts are claiming the death of the dedicated handheld console way too early. Article after article points out the huge number of smartphone sales and app adoption, and from there leap to the conclusion that this in some way means that there is no future in the dedicated handheld market. I disagree with this position and see that there is room for a...

Have Sony turned a PR disaster into a PR triumph? (part one)

Have Sony turned a PR disaster into a PR triumph? (part one)

Jun 17, 2011

The disaster, of course, is the major PSN security breach. The triumph… is going to be difficult to evaluate until the end of the current fiscal year. What began as damage limitation could end up as a dramatic reversal of fortunes, due to a combination of smart decisions and pure luck. First: the damage. When the PlayStation Network was taken down...