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Upcoming PS Plus deals: Dyad 20% off, free PSOne sports games

This Tuesday, PlayStation Plus users will get to crack their brains open for less, as Dyad is 20% off for members of the premium service. It'll launch for $11.99 for Plus ($14.99 for everyone else). Next week, Malicious will launch at 20 percent off, and then that will lead right into PSN Play. So...

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Vita firmware 1.8 to add PSOne Classics support

The next Vita firmware update will add the PSOne Classics support originally announced during E3. There's no exact date for version 1.8, but it's due sometime this summer. The update won't simply enable all PSOne Classics; according to Sony representatives, support for PSOne games will be rolled...

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Vita PSOne Classics to be rolled out gradually

PSOne Classics will soon be compatible with PlayStation Vita, finally. However, the launch won't just be flipping a switch on all the PSOne Classics available on PSP and PS3. Instead, Vita PSOne Classics will be rolled out gradually starting this summer, Sony informed Joystiq today. If you've...

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Tomba arrives on PSN June 19 for $10

The response was enthusiastic to our announcement of Tomba!'s impending arrival – we're guessing people have been looking at the astronomical eBay prices. Those of you who were thrilled to hear about the pink-haired caveman's digital thaw will likely be equally thrilled to hear that it's...

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Starhawk online pass grants free Warhawk download in Europe

There's a good chance a lot of Starhawk players haven't experienced the game that started it all, let alone for free. Every new copy of Starhawk comes bundled with a free copy of Warhawk (PSOne) in Europe. It's part of the online pass voucher, which is visible on the back of the instruction booklet...

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Understanding The Legend of Dragoon

This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. The year 2000 was incredible for...

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PSOne Classic for Vita released early in Europe, doesn't work yet

European PS Vita users were able to purchase the first PSOne Classic to be released on the platform yesterday. But don't get too excited – it didn't work. And it was Buzz Lightyear of Star Command. The game could be purchased, but presented errors when users attempted to run it or view the...

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PSOne Classics and other Game Archives won't work on Vita at launch

There's no more confusion about whether or not the PS Vita will run PSOne Classics and other "Game Archives" games (that's the umbrella term used in Japan for Sony's retro games -- PSOne and PC Engine/Turbografx-16, along with, presumably, PS2) at launch. Unfortunately, the answer to that...

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Vanguard Bandits ATACs PSN next week

Square Enix is enticing vintage RPG fans with a PSOne Classics "Winter of RPGs" promotion. It's not alone in populating the store with new old RPGs, however. MonkeyPaw Games informed us that Vanguard Bandits will be released in North America on November 15, for $9.99. That puts it right between...

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PEGI rates Fear Effect series, Fighting Force 2 for PS3

So, PEGI, the European game ratings board, has rated Fighting Force 1, Fighting Force 2, Fear Effect and Fear Effect 2: Retro Helix for PS3. The most likely explanation, of course, is that the titles are all headed to PSN as PSone Classics, at least in Europe (the original Fighting Force is...

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