PS Vita game sale launches today

PS Vita game sale launches today

Feb 6, 2013

Guess who just turned one year old! That’s right, it’s everyone’s favourite handheld hanging on for dear life, the PlayStation Vita. In honour of this special occasion, the European PlayStation Store is launching a two-week sale on about twenty-five Vita games, notable titles including Street Fighter x Tekken, Rayman Origins, and PlayStation...

PlayStation Store returns; PlayStation Plus loyalty benefits outlined

PlayStation Store returns; PlayStation Plus loyalty benefits outlined

Jun 2, 2011

Good news for PS3 owners: The PlayStation Store is now back online! Bad news for PS3 owners: it seems that absolutely everybody knows that the PlayStation Store is back online. So many people are trying to access it at once, there are error messages and missing content all over the place. Some people have been reporting staggeringly slow downloads, missing or...

PSN magazine FirstPlay to become free?

PSN magazine FirstPlay to become free?

Aug 6, 2010

FirstPlay, the weekly interactive PlayStation magazine available exclusively on the UK PSN, is actually quite good. We were impressed by the beta and decided that they’d improved things still further in the first proper episode. Just 99p a shot, or £8.99 for a three month subscription. Fairly cheap, eh? But it may be set to become even cheaper; free. The...

Are App Stores the way forward for developers?

The growth in digital app stores can’t have passed by the average Critical Gamer (see what I did there?). Every device has one, from the DSi to the Playstation 3, and they have opened up new distribution channels for existing developers and publishers, as well as enabling new, much smaller creators to be able to reach out to the consumer and sell them...