PS3 exclusive Motorstorm: Pacific Rift (2008) and its portable PSP brethen Arctic Edge (2009) are closing down their servers come 1st October, Sony has announced.
Sony has updated the PlayStation Store with a range of treats including Shank, MotorStorm 3D Rift and a new "Persistent Beta client" for MAG.
Klei Entertainment's Shank, published by EA, came out on Xbox Live Arcade yesterday as well and costs £9.99 / €12.99 on PSN. You run around a vibrant 2D world killing people, which is alright with us.
MotorStorm 3D Rift, meanwhile, allows you to play 10 of Pacific Rift's tracks in 3D if you have the equipment. It's a free trial but then you need to fork over a tenner.
Sony will release a cut-down 3D version of PS3 off-road racer MotorStorm: Pacific Rift through the PlayStation Store this week.
Sony Computer Entertainment's UK boss Ray Maguire has told Eurogamer that he has no worries about people buying into the company's 3D dream because there will always be early adopters.
Sony has announced launch details for PlayStation 3's early stereoscopic 3D line-up.
Sony has announced that people buying its new Bravia HX803 3D TV in June will receive a PSN voucher entitling them to four 3D versions of PS3 games.
Sony has registered motorstorm3.com and started pointing it at PlayStation.com.
Sony has added four more PlayStation 3 heavyweights to the Platinum Hits range of games.
PlayStation Home has been updated with a new MotorStorm Pacific Rift game launching option.
Evolution Studios has announced two new downloadable expansion packs for MotorStorm: Pacific Rift, called SPEED and ADRENALINE.
Starting today, Sony and Evolution Studios plan to release eight free livery packs for MotorStorm: Pacific Rift at the rate of one per week.
Sony has rolled out the first serious MotorStorm: Pacific Rift game update.
The most substantial changes are back-up saves, icons indicating when critical saves are taking place, boost exploit fixes, more coherent online rankings and nicer-looking photos thank God.
You'll be prompted to install the update when taking MotorStorm: Pacific Rift Online.
Evolution Studios is finally preparing to pump out one of those "major" updates for MotorStorm: Pacific Rift that were mooted at the back end of October just prior to the game's release.
This one's mostly concerned with squashing bugs and exploits. Once it goes live, it will be possible to copy save data, said data will be less likely to become corrupted, and a little helmet will appear on-screen when critical data is being recorded so you don't make the mistake of turning the system off.
Not only that, but the team has identified a boost exploit and will soon be deleting illegitimate leaderboard entries, while time attack and ranking information in general will now update correctly for everyone.
More than a million copies of Motorstorm: Pacific Rift have now been sold around the globe.
That's according to Sony exec Michael Denny, speaking in an interview with GamesIndustry.biz.
The game was released at the start of November and debuted at number 29 in the UK all-formats chart, before falling the following week to 35. It was a busy week for big releases, mind. Sales have since grown and Evolution Studios is already at work on new downloadable content for the game.
Evolution Studios is planning to follow up the release of MotorStorm: Pacific Rift with a range of downloadable content, including "a lot" of free add-ons for the PS3-exclusive racer.
Sony has announced that PS3 exclusive MotorStorm: Pacific Rift will be released in the UK on 7th November.
Sony has updated the PlayStation Store with PS3 demos of MotorStorm: Pacific Rift and Brothers in Arms: Hell's Highway, neither of which ask you for a penny.
Sony America has announced that the MotorStorm Pacific Rift demo will be released for free on PlayStation Store this Thursday, 16th October.
Sony will be unleashing MotorStorm: Pacific Rift on the North American public from 28th October, but Europe has lost its date in the bushes.
Sony has confirmed the contents of the MotorStorm: Pacific Rift demo due to be distributed to Qore subscribers in the US and randomly selected European PSN users starting this Thursday, 11th September.
The track you get to play is Rain God Spires - an Air Zone track that takes you along a bumpy coastal mountain circuit with plenty of ups and downs to highlight the game's massive draw distance.
There's no online play in the demo, but you will be able to play it in two-player split-screen as well as single-player.
Randomly selected European PlayStation 3 owners will be able to get their hands on an upcoming demo of MotorStorm: Pacific Rift previously thought to be exclusive to US gamers who bought an episode of PSN show Qore.
Evolution Studios plans to release a playable demo of MotorStorm Pacific Rift prior to the game's launch in autumn.
"Yes, there'll be a downloadable demo on the PSN Store before launch," Evolution creative director Paul Hollywood told Eurogamer at Sony's PlayStation Day event last night.
Asked to elaborate, he said: "Autumn 2008 is when we're coming out. I don't know the date or what we're going to do with the demo - that'll be forthcoming."
More of the sequel to hit PS3 racer MotorStorm has been revealed at the SCEE PlayStation Day conference.
Titled MotorStorm Pacific Rift, it's said to be no ordinary sequel. According to creative director Paul Hollywood the game will feature "ultra-aggressive AI" and loads of attack maneouvres. The environment will act as "a dangerous and unpredictable foe".
"The island is now your greatest enemy, challenging you to hack your way through thick vegetation; teeter on the edge of towering cliffs; plough through tropical waters; and escape the deadly volcanic interior," Hollywood said.
Sony has provided a list of all the games being shown at its PlayStation Gamers Day taking place later today.
Sony has officially unveiled MotorStorm 2 with a brief trailer and some information echoing the stuff leaked earlier this week, and says it's out on Blu-ray this autumn.
The trailer, which you can see on the SCEA blog, is comprised of rendered footage - something Sony has confirmed to Eurogamer - and is designed to give us an idea of where we'll be going in this one.
The answer to that question being, as the press release puts it, a "solitary tropical paradise in the Pacific Ocean", rather than the previous game's MotorStorm Festival in Monument Valley. This new location throws up very different tracks with "thick swamps, dense jungle, towering peaks and steaming volcanoes" to traverse.
Sony plans to unleash a MotorStorm sequel on us this Christmas, if you believe the BBC and its words.
MotorStorm developer Evolution Studios has said that it wants to "dominate reaction racing for a long time".
Sony's acquisition of MotorStorm developer Evolution Studios and its PSP satellite Bigbig Studios cost the company GBP 16 million (EUR 22.9m / USD 32.6m), GamesIndustry.biz reports.