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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 11, 2013 6:00AM PST

The PlayStation Network has made huge inroads on Xbox Live Arcade over the years, now looking the better online service in many ways, but it has been missing a way to access the store over the cyberweb. Thankfully, Sony is launching a site to browse and buy games in your browser this month, having debuted such a thing in Europe in December. Read more

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai has admitted that the Vita sales are "on the low end" of Sony's expectations, and responded to a potential competitor for the Vita presented at CES. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 8, 2013 9:00AM PST

TT Games and Warner Bros Interactive announced Lego Marvel Super Heroes today, a mash-up that features 100-plus Marvel characters dispatching villains like Loki and Galactus. It's due this fall. Read more

Spring training kicks off next month, with the start of the season coming on April 1. And you can't have the start of the baseball season without a new version of the MLB: The Show. Sony's San Diego studio has released the first trailer for MLB 13, focusing on the players that fans are voting for as the game's cover boy. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Jan 3, 2013 7:45AM PST

Epix will be launching apps for the PlayStation 3 and Vita early this year, offering streaming video of movies, concerts, and sports. Read more

Jetpack Joyride is getting the HD treatment and heading to PlayStation Network for both PS3 and Vita. Best of all, the auto-running game will be free-to-play, much like its mobile phone progenitor. Read more

Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable is coming on January 8 for $39.99. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 19, 2012 2:30PM PST

Sound Shapes has gotten a "Holiday Sound Pack" with five Christmas-themed instruments to recreate carols. Read more

Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault is getting two significant patches: the first, coming this week, will add additional levels to the weapons, and the second in January will grant a free map. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Dec 16, 2012 6:00AM PST

Only two new games are physically landing on store shelves next week, but virtual shelves will groan under the strain of new digital releases. We'll be getting Street Fighter X Mega Man, Knytt Underground, Double Fine's Kinect Party, Zombie Driver HD, and loads more. Read more