Melissa Manchester got her start in the '70s as one of Bette Midler's Harlettes, learning the ropes from the outrageous star. From there she went solo, writing songs that helped define the era of the singer-songwriter. Now Sony has released Playlist: The Very Best of Melissa Manchester, a rich compendium of Manchester's material.
Sony has begun the slow process of transferring all of their major first-party titles into online pass editions. The sure to be multi-million selling Uncharted 3, Sony's "Buy our system!" seller of the holidays 201, will be infused with a $10 online pass.
It was supposed to be a great deal: NFL Sunday Ticket minus the Direct TV shenanigans, satellite, or subscription to Direct TV, and right on your PS3. It probably will be a great deal too... if it actually worked.
The lower end 160GB model will now retail for $249, the higher-end 320GB one coming in at $300, and the latter will be bundled with a free game, Infamous 2. The price drops go into effect worldwide immediately.
Sony had promised to release the PlayStation Vita, the successor to their PSP, in at at least one territory by the end of 2011. They're sticking to that, launching the touch screened, rear touch, motion controlled, button tapping unit in Japan before the year is out.
Israel-based tech firm Amimon has announced the opening of its first Authorized Testing Center (ATC) for ensuring third-party compliance with the Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI) standard. Amimon is a founding member of the standard and specializes in wireless HD...
Just when you think more companies couldn't possibly jump on the decidedly unfriendly consumer skies, Sony has decided to play host to an online pass model for their upcoming first-person shooter, Resistance 3.
"For the past 50 days we've been disrupting and exposing corporations, governments, often the general population itself, and quite possibly everything in between, just because we could. All to selflessly entertain others - vanity, fame, recognition, all of these things are shadowed by our desire for that which we all love."
The Xbox 360 launched in late 2005, meaning this year is its sixth year of existence, and with E3 this week, Microsoft is showing no signs of revealing a successor. Why should they? The company touted a colorful graph chart showing that 360 sales have actually increased with age, something this industry has never seen.
The PlayStation Network debacle is nearing a close, as today American gamers can finally access the PlayStation Store, the final piece of the slowly unwinding network reboot. Servers for Asian countries still have security protocol to go through, but should be back soon.