UK Gamers On The US PSN

PSN (PlayStation Network) is an essential aspect of PS3 gaming. It offers online gaming, online gaming ad-ons, full retail games, exclusive games, retail game trials, game trailers, movie magazines and so much more. BUT…are we all getting the most from PSN? Yes, since our last PSN related post the UK and US PSN have both undergone major maintenance with navigational improvements, but what about the content? Is one side being left in the dark? Well, at the moment…yes. The US PSN currently has a few hidden tricks up its sleeve. If you were lucky enough to sigh-up for a US account, you’ll see the following content that has yet to make an appearance on the UK PSN: QORE Magazine – A superb movie magazine which sees Sony flex its muscle and bring viewers the very latest from up-and-coming games and game developers. Each QORE magazine issue (around 1-1.5GB) is set out like a DVD with interactive menu selection. You can choose to watch movie footage, look at game artwork and even look at game cover and release details. It really is the way forward for gaming news now programs such as Gamesmaster, Bad Influence and Game Over are a thing of the past. The UK PSN does have something similar with First Play and Access, but these don’t seem to be updated as often or offer the same exclusive content as the US Qore magazine. PlayStation 2 Classics – Yes, you read that right. PlayStation 2 games are now available to download on the US PSN! Five PlayStation 2 games are currently available to download which are: – God Hand PS2 Classic (a totally underrated classic that sees you as an ultimate hand-to-hand combat bad-ass. Expect brutal and over-the-top combat with a comical twist) – Ring of Red PS2 Classic (A Mech-Warrior turn based AND real time combat strategy...