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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Apr 12, 2013 8:30AM PDT

Sony's bringing the PlayStation Network down for a spot of regular maintenance on Monday, April 15. It'll be down for twelve hours across the day and evening, disabling some features, but you'll still be able to play online if you sign into PSN any time between now and then. Read more

Black Rock Shooter: The Game is coming to North America on April 23, NIS has announced. It will be a PSP release through the PlayStation Network. Read more

Before Dark Souls became a massive success, From Software released Demon's Souls--its bone-crushingly difficult predecessor. PlayStation Plus members will be able to grab it later today as part of this month's update to the Instant Game Collection. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Mar 28, 2013 3:35PM PDT

It's been over four years since Metanet Software released their last game, N+. At GDC this year, the studio president announced a sequel, N++. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Mar 17, 2013 9:00AM PDT

Next week's bulging bag of new releases includes the brosome Gears of War: Judgment, intriguing GTA-ish LEGO City Undercover, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, the PC edition of Trials Evolution, zombie shooter The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, Zen Pinball 2 for Wii U, and Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon on 3DS. Exciting times! Read more

With a new generation of consoles looming, what can Konami do to get its football game in top shape? Get help from Kojima Productions, of course. Read more

Hatsune Miku is something of a cultural icon in Japan, starring robotic anime girls singing songs. And Sega is looking to bring it to Western audiences. Read more

The PlayStation Plus "Instant Game Collection" will add Spec Ops: The Line tomorrow, and has outlined other games coming in March: Joe Danger 2, The Cave, Disagaea 3: Absence of Detention, and Tekken 6 PSP. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Feb 27, 2013 5:30PM PST

The PSN Gamers Choice Awards have concluded, giving fan-voted honors to Journey, Walking Dead, Assassin's Creed 3, and Gravity Rush, among others. Each of the winners are on sale through next week. Read more

by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Feb 26, 2013 12:45PM PST

Angry Birds Toons is a new weekly animated series starring Rovio's money-making critters. Read more