PlayStation Home, one of the most ambitious (and weirdest) things Sony has ever done with video games, closes down today. It will not be missed, but it should at least be remembered.
At 4:50pm EST today, PlayStation Home users can tune in to watch NASA's Discovery's final blast-off from the Kennedy Space Center to the ISS, which will actually be Home's first-ever live-stream of an event.
A 43-year-old mother of three is currently wanted by the police in Oklahoma City for seducing a 14-year-old kid on PlayStation Home. Her avatar must've been really something.
This September, the 1.3 version of PS Home will roll out to PS3 users. The big upgrade? You'll be able to launch any game straight from Home.
OK, now we get it, Sony. The free Batcave included with Batman: Arkham Asylum will make the digital dryhumping fest infinitely more tolerable...unless Val Kilmer and George Clooney show up. [joystiq]
Remember the world before the PlayStation Home open beta launched? You may, because it looked a lot like the world after PlayStation Home launched. Still, Sony has some numbers they'd like to share with you:
After cutting down the voice chat feature in PlayStation Home, Sony PlayStation Network's Abigail Murphy says that their new 1.05 update brings the feature back but limiting it to users' personal spaces and clubhouses:
Not one to be outdone by the likes of PlayStation Home, World of Warcraft, or even that cesspool of flying dildos Second Life, the city of Decatur, Georgia might be going virtual.
Attack of the Show is planning a little gathering tonight in PlayStation Home, encouraging one and all to join them in 7PM EST to dance the robot. Will the servers hold?
It's technically an "Open Beta," but PlayStation Home features major security vulnerabilities that hackers have already exploited. The first, seen here in blurry video, allows you to play, say, Pineapple Express on Home screens.
Here's some uplifting video from the trainwreck PlayStation Home. In it, we see two female avatars being surrounded by male avatars doing little dances. Apparently this is happening all over the service. A lot.
The PlayStation Home Open Beta (77MB) can now be downloaded onto your PS3 from the XMB (it's not a firmware update). Enjoy your
second third life.
We knew it was on the way, but last we'd heard, PlayStation Home was coming December 17th. Wrong! PS Home will actually launch worldwide tomorrow.
According to Times Online, the PlayStation Home open beta will hit on December 17th. From an article published yesterday:
PlayStation Home has long lost its lurid appeal, our relationship with it having transgressed from potential infatuation to being stood up at Applebee's, sucking down some purple margarita that we're beginning to suspect might be void of both alcohol and dignity. Regardless, PS Home director Jack Buster assures the…
If you're dying to start outfitting your virtual apartment in the PS3's oft-delayed virtual world/XBLA-like community add-on, PlayStation Home, Sony has set it up so all downloaders of the November edition of Qore, a monthly video news feature available via the PS Store, will receive guaranteed access to the closed…
It's not officially confirmed, but PS3Fanboy received this screenshot of the PSHome beta tester forums. In it, you can see that Home Manager "TedtheDog" explaining that a fix to Home crashes will most likely be coming "later" next month with the release firmware 2.5. And though some of the remaining text is cut off,…