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PlayStation Home
Game Description:A massive world built into the PlayStation Network, Home is Sony Computer Entertainment's virtual world for PlayStation gamers. With an avatar uniquely customized according to each user's preference, users can explore the 3D community that is Home -- a sleek, modern environment featuring spacious common areas, custom spaces dedicated to specific games, and personal apartments. Everything can be customized to your liking with items you collect or purchase. Not only is Home your home online with PlayStation 3, Home is also a vast network of communication for PlayStation users. Browse the Hall of Fame for trophies players have collected in various videogames, or just hang out in a virtual outdoor lobby to talk with text and voice. Other features in Home include a theater where the Home world also users can watch videos from one users' collection together, a series of mini-games that players can play, and much more as Home evolves.
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  • 'PlayStation Home' Started As "Hub"

    PlayStation Home, Sony's virtual world for the PlayStation 3, was originally called "Hub". Jamie MacDonald, Sony's Worldwide Studios VP, explains that "Hub" was the internal codeword for the project, but they thought it was a "bit geeky." As to how they arrived at "Home", Jamie, "can't remember how...

    Posted November 5, 2008| 25 Comments

    'PlayStation Home' Started As "Hub"
  • 'Home' Beta Only For 'Qore' Subscribers

    While the November episode of Qore will come with a beta invite for PlayStation Home, it will only be for yearly subscribers, unlike previously reported. Joystiq also reports that it will only be for yearly subscribers that bought into the program by October 29, 2008. That's yesterday for those playing along. So, unless you signed up for the...

    Posted October 30, 2008| 33 Comments

    'Home' Beta Only For 'Qore' Subscribers
  • November 'Qore' Could Include Beta Invite To 'PlayStation Home'

    Reportedly, the November episode of Qore, which will take a close look at PlayStation Home, could include a beta invite for the unreleased virtual world. According to the report, the beta will be available to yearly subscribers and those that purchase November's episode by itself. Are you in the Home beta? What do you think so far? Source

    Posted October 27, 2008| 21 Comments

    November 'Qore' Could Include Beta Invite To 'PlayStation Home'
  • Hackers Crack Open PlayStation 'Home'

    Hacker StreetskaterFU has successfully decrypted and unpacked the beta client of Sony's PlayStation Home, which has revealed a lot of the inner workings of the PlayStation 3 and the way Sony handles online networking. While this won't immediately result in much of anything, it could be the first step toward a homebrew scene for the PlayStation...

    Posted October 24, 2008| 39 Comments

    Hackers Crack Open PlayStation 'Home'
  • Sony's 'Home': 24 Publishers Coming In

    While Sony's PS3 community network service, Home, is still expected to arrive this year, the company has announced that 24 publishers have signed on to produce original content for the service at this year's Tokyo Game Show 2008. Among the list of publishers, Capcom plans to implement some unique content to Home with references to their highly...

    Posted October 10, 2008| 115 Comments

    Sony's 'Home': 24 Publishers Coming In
  • 'Home' Video Sharing Disabled?

    Sony's Home is arriving this year, but according to Wired, all its promised features may not make it in the final version. As observed from the title's closed beta test last August, Wired reports that the avatar-populated community network's video-sharing capabilities was nowhere to be found. Introduced in 2007, Home's video sharing was to...

    Posted September 17, 2008| 39 Comments

    'Home' Video Sharing Disabled?
  • Sony's Coming 'Home' This Year

    As Home finishes off the final days of its closed beta test, the game's producer Martijn Van der Meulen said to IGN that Sony's eagerly awaited community network service will be arriving this year, "100 percent" guaranteed. Previously, Sony Computer Entertainment president Kaz Hirai said that "it doesn't matter when we launch...

    Posted August 25, 2008| 91 Comments

    Sony's Coming 'Home' This Year
  • PlayStation Home To Have "Adult" Areas

    According to reports out of Leipzig, Sony says PlayStation Home, the MMO/lobby system coming to the PlayStation 3, will have adults-only areas. But before you get your hopes up about a digital Sony red-light district, it's probably not going to be like that. PlayStation Home boss Peter Edwards told IC Gamers “In the short-term, there...

    Posted August 21, 2008| 43 Comments

    PlayStation Home To Have "Adult" Areas
  • Playstation 'Home' Closed Beta App

    Athough we may not know when it's actually arriving, Sony announced today that they will be expanding the Home closed beta test until the end of this month. So if you're interested in applying, just download the PS3 Home theme available "later today" now through the Playstation Store. The download will be treated as an application to...

    Posted August 7, 2008| 31 Comments

    Playstation 'Home' Closed Beta App
  • Hirai: 'Home' Launch Does Not Matter

    PS3 Child: "Daddy....when are we going 'Home'?" Daddy: "There, there child...it doesn't matter when, but as long as I describe it to you like it's the best thing ever, it'll be ok." In an interview with MCV, Sony Computer Entertainment prez Kaz Hirai that Sony is avoiding to rush the PS3's network service, HOME, out to...

    Posted July 24, 2008| 36 Comments

    Hirai: 'Home' Launch Does Not Matter
  • PlayStation Home Features Parties

    Check out that picture: It's of a rockin' party from PlayStation Home. Rockin' parties are good for rock, and partying, especially if the partying is hearty. You'll be able to party heartily on your PlayStation 3 with the rockin' party of all time when Home comes out! It goes into open beta this fall, if all goes well, so get ready for a...

    Posted May 27, 2008| 47 Comments

    PlayStation Home Features Parties