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PULSE 12/20 Edition: The Year in Review

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Kevin Furuichi's Avatar Posted by on Dec 20, 2011 // Executive Producer, PlayStation Network

As 2011 draws to a close, join Christina Lee for a look back at some of the year’s most memorable games. From Sackboy’s return in LittleBigPlanet 2 to Nathan Drake’s epic adventure in UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception, this year was one of the biggest in recent memory. From the big shooters like Killzone 3 and Battlefield 3 to surprises such as PSN exclusives Eufloria and inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood, the year also included a dramatic redesign of PlayStation Home and a beautiful compilation of the beloved Ico & Shadow of the Colossus collection. We know this only scratches the surface and there’s plenty of titles PULSE didn’t have time to mention, but we hope you enjoy a walk through another amazing year for our industry.

And, remember you can watch the full edition of PULSE from the ‘What’s New’ section on your XMB later today when the PlayStation Store updates.

Have a safe and happy holiday and look for PULSE to return in mid-January.

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+ Butters360 on December 20th, 2011 at 11:01 am said:

Happy Holidays Ms. Christina Lee!


+ AsiaGirls4Life on December 20th, 2011 at 11:32 am said:

PULSE was very good this year but it’s extra awesomeness because of Christina Lee! she should be the spokesman girl for PlayStation i’m telling you Sony the sales would go up! look forward to seeing more of Christina Lee in 2012.


+ DeathGazer on December 20th, 2011 at 11:38 am said:

PS3 really had an amazing year. So many exclusives…


+ Mies2000 on December 20th, 2011 at 11:49 am said:

Christina is rocking that holiday outfit!

Great job Kevin and Kristi. I have every episode saved on my hard drive. You guys have come a long way. Thanks for all of the coverage that you bring us!

I’m looking forward to being with you in 2012.



+ quirowekjefhgekr on December 20th, 2011 at 12:27 pm said:

@3: Agreed.

@everyone: Happy Holidays. Try not to have to much fun. :)


+ zombie9 on December 20th, 2011 at 12:38 pm said:

Will we get a PS store update on 12/27 or 1/3???
IT’s holiday time and one of these two date’s I know we will not get any update due to the lack of people on Vacation. Carry on (:


+ Volitage on December 20th, 2011 at 12:41 pm said:

Year in review… apparently Battlefield 3 didn’t come out this year


+ buenabena3 on December 20th, 2011 at 12:44 pm said:

yea im wit the comment 7 guy yall didnt talk about Battlefield 3 in the review and its the best realistic shooter right now


+ XEduar2ac on December 20th, 2011 at 1:10 pm said:

Feliz navidad y un lindo año nuevo ♥ Christina Lee ♥ :)
De chile


+ KoldStrejke on December 20th, 2011 at 2:26 pm said:

ya, ya, ya. where’s GT1, GT2 PS0ne Classics? why have they not been released yet. they are most wanted. some of those classics should not have made it into the list. but still No GT1, GT2 yet WHY!!!


+ musicman1234 on December 20th, 2011 at 2:49 pm said:

What a fantastic dress on a fantastic lady..WoW.


+ musicman1234 on December 20th, 2011 at 2:51 pm said:

TY for mentioning PS Home..It RoCkS!


+ MarkakaJin on December 20th, 2011 at 3:02 pm said:

I still think Christina Lee should be the host of Qore instead.


+ CmdrSinclair on December 20th, 2011 at 3:10 pm said:

Don’t ever let Christina leave! Qore is already weird enough now.


+ darkclouds01 on December 20th, 2011 at 3:10 pm said:

BF3 is the greatest shooter of the year and all time. Not that MW1, MW2 remake…


+ Airwalkinman17 on December 20th, 2011 at 3:25 pm said:

By far one of the best years in gaming! Quick run down of my fave titles to hit this year!
Dark Souls
MetalGearSolid HDCollection
Ico/Shadow of the Collossus Collection
AND many more!!! I haven’t even opened my copy of Batman:AC!!!
Thank you SONY for putting out so many Incredible titles that gamers like myself truly appreciate and enjoy.
Keep Rockin’
Can’t wait to see what 2012 has in store for us :D


+ Hooligantuan on December 20th, 2011 at 3:31 pm said:

What’s the Killzone3 playerbase like these days?


+ Hooligantuan on December 20th, 2011 at 3:32 pm said:

(Also: Kratos is a totally lame character. Hope that’s the last of him.)


+ renatabls on December 20th, 2011 at 3:58 pm said:

I still need to get God of War Origins Collection, but 1st i’ll platinum the other collection. xD

And, of course, AC Revelations, ah… awesome game + awesome MP. And that Oddworld game looks a little bit like Jak and Daxter. o_O

By the way, メリークリスマス Christina Lee! <3


+ ShibaTaro on December 20th, 2011 at 9:00 pm said:

This video reminded me of something I would really like. How about digital download versions of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus HD?


+ crazy_kracker1 on December 20th, 2011 at 10:19 pm said:

@ 3 yes it was amazing i would have to say all the games that were released in November were all very good games and more to come…. will never forget what happen that one unfortunate month lol


+ DavidBallZ on December 21st, 2011 at 9:54 pm said:

I really loved Infamous 2. I guess I have to have another Infamous-less year. :(

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