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Did you know that you could buy or rent movies and TV shows through the PlayStation Store? Well, if you didn’t, that knowledge will be short-lived, because Sony is discontinuing the purchase and rental of movies and TV series through the video game console’s store, starting in August.

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Between Gotham, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Carter, The Flash, Arrow, and the upcoming Daredevil, you might think you don’t need another superhero show in your life. But the PlayStation Network’s Powers makes a strong case for itself with a new promo featuring tons of fresh footage.

The upcoming series, which will be the first-ever original scripted series from Sony’s PlayStation, follows two cops (Sharlto Copley and Susan Heyward) who specialize in cases involving superpowers. Eddie Izzard, Noah Taylor, Olesya Rulin, Max Fowler, Michelle Forbes, and Adam Godley also star. Get the Powers inside look after the jump.  Read More »

‘Powers’ to Debut This Spring on PlayStation Network


PlayStation will be powering on its first-ever original series this spring. The company has just announced a debut date for Powers, based on the comic book by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.

Sharlto Copley and Susan Heyward lead the drama as two police detectives working in the Powers division, which specializes in cases involving superhuman abilities. More details on the Powers PlayStation premiere after the jump.  Read More »


Somebody over at Sony is surely going to get spanked today. At some point yesterday afternoon, Nimrod Antal’s Armored — a film which is still in theaters (and distributed by Sony Pictures) — was released on the Playstation Store in both Playstation 3 and PSP formats. Worst of all, they didn’t even make any money from the blunder — the film was free to download for any sharp-eyed PS3 owner. It was pulled after about five hours, but in that time it was downloaded by many.

Sony has yet to comment on the blunder, but I think it could hint at some of their future plans for digital offerings. Specifically, it reminds me of their plan to offer Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs on Sony televisions and Blu-ray players a month before it’s supposed to hit DVD and Blu-ray.

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