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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Feb 7, 2013 6:00AM PST

Remember the 2004 survival horror Obscure? No, that's fine, as the new Obscure announced today has little to do with it beyond licensing the property. The new one is a side-scrolling monster mash, coming for download on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this spring. Read more

Final Fantasy games are getting a 50% sale for the next two weeks, and Namco Bandai is holding a similar sale for four weeks. Read more

Kratos is coming again to PlayStation 3 in God of War: Ascension on March 12, and he is bringing with him all his previous incarnations in a special Legacy bundle and a special edition Garnet Red 500GB PlayStation 3. Read more

Hey, remember Prince of Persia? So does Ubisoft. But that doesn't mean you can expect a new game in that franchise any time soon. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 15, 2013 12:45PM PST

The next PlayStation Network downtime for routine maintenance is coming on Thursday, Sony announced today. While the PlayStation Store and Account Management will be down entirely, you'll still be able to play games online as long as you do one simple thing. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Jan 13, 2013 8:00AM PST

Next week's another quiet one for new releases, headlined by the rebooted DmC: Devil May Cry. Microsoft and Nintendo are keeping their downloadable releases under wraps, for reasons unknown, so we may have a pleasant surprise or two coming but for now, the highlights are DmC, scare 'em up Corpse Party: Book of Shadows, competitive Vita alarm clock Wake Up Club, and the BioShock Ultimate Rapture Edition. Read more

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

Invited to a party! Ooh, how exciting! Your party frock is so pretty and you've brought such a thoughtful gift, but... why do half the guests have blank faces? And why are they eating people? There's no such party, of course, this is purely a lie I've told to introduce the news that publisher Xseed has confirmed horrifying PSP adventure sequel Corpse Party: Book of Shadows will hit PSP on January 15. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Dec 28, 2012 3:45PM PST

Persona 3 is getting its own animated movie in Japan next year, but perhaps more intriguing is that the production company calls this "movie #1." Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Nov 29, 2012 11:00AM PST

Sony will offer a new Vita bundle next week, which uses PlayStation Plus' "Instant Game Collection" feature as its major selling point. Read more