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IGN is reporting that Namco Bandai will publish the highly acclaimed Demon’s Souls in Europe. There’s no mention of official dates or pricing but Namco Bandai are expected to make an announcement on the 16th April:
Demon’s Souls looks to …
Some of you may have received an email with information about FirstPlay. It’s basically a weekly video magazine that will be accessible on the PSN this Spring, initially for the UK, then to other PAL territories at a later date.
It is from the same team behind the UK Official UK PlayStation Magazine. Each weekly episode will be priced at 99p or you could subscribe and save 30% and get it for £8.99 for 90 days.
If you’ve played Assassin’s Creed II then you may have noticed the option to connect to something called Uplay if you press Triangle at the main menu. If you’ve never heard of it before watch the video below to find out more:
I recently finished Assassin’s Creed II, so I was able to have a little play around with Uplay and my first impressions of it are pretty good. As stated in the video, you earn points by completing in-game tasks/missions. The points you earn differ depending on what you have done. For completing one of the last story missions in the game, ‘Escape The Hideout’, you can earn 40 points for example.
After you’ve earned your points in Assassin’s Creed II, you can choose to redeem them on bonus items for the game or keep them for any future Ubisoft game that supports Uplay. I had 100 points so decided to use 10 points/credits on a PS3 ‘Premium’ Assassin’s Creed II theme for my PS3. I could’ve used the points and got a map that allows you to gain access to the Auditore Family Crypt for 40 points or an Altair costume that would’ve cost 30, amongst other things.
Speaking to Arstechnica, Sony’s John Koller confirms you can remove and upgrade the HDD in the PS3 Slim and that backwards compatibility will not be re-appearing in any future PS3 models. There also won’t be an external power brick with …