So, remember that at the end of last month, European (and Australian) Wii U gamers were hopping mad because their Virtual Console re-release of Balloon Fight ran slower—at 50 frames per second—and smaller, reflecting the lower refresh rate of PAL tubes from the 1980s. NTSC TVs had faster refreshes, meaning gamers in…
This week is the, believe it or not, 20th anniversary of the release of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in North America.
Backbreaker: Vengeance, the minigame sequel to the more popular elements of last year's Backbreaker, will release on Xbox Live on June 29, but won't be coming to PlayStation 3 outside of Europe.
You'll usually find something being crammed in a "blister pack" when it's an action figure or a control pad. You don't normally see video games shipped that way.
Mubi, the new film service for the PS3 that we're quite big fans of, ran an interesting test over the weekend: showing a movie the same day it was out in cinemas.
Sony has revealed a Gran Turismo 5 collector's edition that is even more elaborate than the American one. It's a lot more expensive, too.
Capcom's zombie paradise action title Dead Rising 2 was supposed to be out on August 31 in North America and September 3 in Europe. It'll now miss both those dates.
Back in 2008, PlayTV was released in PAL territories. It's now 2010, what's going on with it?
European PlayStation 3 owners had a bit of trouble yesterday, with their PlayStation Store wallet and purchasing system falling down, while problems also beset those trying to get their hands on Modern Warfare 2's downloadable content.
The European box art for Wii shooter Sin & Punishment: Star Successor contains an unexpected surprise: a reversible cover, letting you forgo PEGI ratings in favour of something a little more Japanese.
I don't normally draw attention to the regular sales held on the PAL PlayStation Store, but this week, there are some damn good sales going on for anyone who hasn't bought a PSP game in a while.
This week's European store update is a good one, PAL gamers finally getting their hands on a Yakuza 3 demo that isn't in Japanese.
Most high profile games these days have a regular edition and a collector's edition. Yakuza 3, however - at least in PAL territories - will only have a collector's edition. Making it regular!
The PAL PlayStation Store finally gets humming for 2010 this week, with new content available for Assassin's Creed II and Uncharted 2.
It might not have exactly the same content as were listed on GameStop's Italian portal, but the PAL region Collector's Edition of Final Fantasy XIII is nothing to scoff at.
Heavy Rain's Europe-only Special Edition, first announced last month, has now been shown off by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
Normally, despite the fact it's often not as timely or as generous with content as its US counterpart, there's always something to recommend on the PAL PlayStation Store. Not this week.