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PlayStation Home: Uproar Debuts, New Halloween Outfits, and More

Cade Peterson's Avatar + Posted by Cade Peterson on Oct 15, 2012 // Community Manager, PlayStation Digital Platforms

This Wednesday, October 17th, new free-roaming, third-person shooter, “Uproar,” hits Home, Konami brings some devilishly delightful Halloween-themed outfits, we proudly introduce new Home publisher JAM Games, PSTalent.com releases another of their fantastic machinimas and more!

Here’s what you can enjoy this week:

1. Lockwood – Uproar + Weekly Update

Uproar is a frantic new third-person shooter exclusive to PlayStation Home. It pulls out all the stops to bring you an experience unlike anything seen on the platform before. The game is extremely easy to jump into and play — the controls and gameplay will be instantly familiar to anyone who has played a third-person shooter before. However, there are some very interesting tweaks in place to spice up the gameplay and keep it all feeling fresh. We think it’ll give you and your friends countless hours of fun, battling it out within the Uproar Arena.

Lobby

You can choose to fight on the side of either of our two gangs, the Outlaws or the Swyfts, as they battle for respect within the Uproar Arena. Each gang has its own unique set of clothing available within the inventory screen (all of which is wearable outside of the game), as well as a set of gang booths in the Uproar Lobby to hang out in with your fellow gang members and chat before you go and battle it out in the Arena. Be sure to let your rival gang know what you think of them with the full range of taunts available for use within the Arena!

Starter Pack

Also back by popular demand, the Cauldron of the Sunless Kingdom returns just in time for the spookiest holiday of the year.

2. JAM Games – Race On!

At Jam Games we’d like to say a huge hello to Sony Home members in the USA and beyond! We’re racing onto the scene with our first collection that includes a range of male and female clothing inspired by the world of motor sport! We also have a small range of furniture to complement our Garage Apartment! We can’t wait to see how you guys use it…. whether you convert it into an urban apartment, turn it into an underground nightclub or use it for something completely different! We’d love to see your pictures, visit us at www.jamgames.co.uk.

Now get to the starting grid… JAM Games are ready to race!

Check out their new apartment and clothing!

Race On

3. Community Theater – Update

This week in the Community Theater: PSTALENT launches a new season of Home-filmed entertainment with “Casey Cooper” – Nominated for 6 Spotlight Awards including, “Best Picture.” Join the cast and crew this Wednesday, October 17th at 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time in the Community Theater for the premier of Casey Cooper! Be sure to pick up a FREE Picture Frame courtesy of PSTALENT, just for attending! This promises to be another star-studded week (and season) in the Community Theater!

4. Konami – Halloween Outfits

Frighten your friends with these new Halloween outfits by Konami. Haunt as the Death Knight, run and fly as the WereBat, seduce as the Succubus and swim around as the Mermaid. Each comes with unique custom animations!

Halloween

5. Heavy Water – Pin-Up Girls

Members of VIP nightclub x7 had a chance at these last week early, but now they’re available to the public—the newest additions to their popular Pin-ups collection. Choose from among Bomber, Sexy Assassin, Pink Punk Rock, Desert Camo, and more! Head to the Heavy Water store in the Mall to find all these and more!

Heavy Water Pinups

6. VIP Nightclub x7 – F.U.B.A.R. Early Beta Access + More

Members of exclusive VIP nightclub x7 will gain early-access to a new Home game, F.U.B.A.R. During its 2-week early-access period, members will get to help beta test the game and provide feedback to nDreams. And of course, there’s a new, exclusive value bundle, available only for members of x7. Head there, starting Wednesday to join in all of the fun.

7. Midway – Ca$h Carnival Update

Nearing the end, this week you’ll have the chance to win yet another prize at the Midway Ca$h Carnival Sweepstakes! Go to the Hot Zone in Midway 3 to sign up for the Midway Ca$h Carnival Sweepstakes. Every green ticket you purchase to play the Midway games earns you an entry into the weekly drawing for a special prize—this week, it’s a Sony Tablet S with 32GB Memory and $1,000.00 cash prize!

Every weekly entry counts toward the Grand Prize drawing for $15,000! Real prizes! Real money! Real fun! For official rules, click here: http://bit.ly/midwaycashcarnival

Midway Week 23

See you in Home!

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31 Comments   12 Replies

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+ erickafollie on October 15th, 2012 at 11:18 am said:

Uproar by Lockwood, hope is as good as Mercia, althought im not that good at shooting , i will defenetely give it a Try .
Konami Halloween outfits, i Hope they dont dissapoint like Hellfire Wings did .
Heavy Water Bombergirl Pinups outfits are great, im not too sure about the preset head, they look too Drag Queen .
I dont know who is in charge of fixing Prices but last week`s Heavy Water Halloween items show as ERROR , not all of them but some, please fix that .
ok thats it….thank you Cade Peterson, Nice job !


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    + Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:35 pm said:

    I’ll have the prices looked into. Thanks for the head’s up.


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+ Tarazuma on October 15th, 2012 at 11:22 am said:

Um ok…FUBAR and Uproar are great for all the fams and teenage boys, but for the rest of us, there’s alot of stuff missing from this blog update, so I’m going to double check and ask if this other stuff is still coming, as mentioned on the official forum and alphazone:

-Cutteridge Ghost Stories update from Juggernaut
-Savage Manor, The Morbids, and Wings from Ndreams
-Granzella Flight Attendant bundle and Doctor/Nurse outfits

Are these things still coming this week?


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    + Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:22 pm said:

    I can confirm that all of those things in question will be available this Wednesday. They were left out because at the time the blog content was locked, their promotional assets were not received yet. Still though, you’re very on top of current events, so I hope you enjoy them all!


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+ erickafollie on October 15th, 2012 at 11:22 am said:

By the way , any news on the new nDreams wings, i thought they were going to be out with this Update ? .
Cant wait to get my hands on those , im blocking myself from ever thinking that i bought 2 set of wings from Hellfire Games, apparentely not everything is big in Texas .


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    + Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:24 pm said:

    nDreams’ next batch of Locomotion items are not out quite yet. They’re still in QA, but I’m sure they’ll be out in the near future.


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+ ASJayekody on October 15th, 2012 at 11:36 am said:

can we get somethin freee already??


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    + Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:25 pm said:

    Make a friend and then I recommend hitting the Gift Machine by Lockwood—there are several goodies you can receive for free, if you and a friend send them to each other. This month, they have a lot of cool pink items available to commemorate breast cancer awareness month, but if pink isn’t your thing, there are always a few other cool goodies in there to check out.


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+ LiLBlueEyes on October 15th, 2012 at 11:53 am said:

The Bomber Girl outfits are sold as individual clothes, so you don’t have to buy the pre-rendered face….
The Halloween costumes look cool, but will probably be very pricey..
Are we getting a Halloween space, Japan already has theirs up…


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    + Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:27 pm said:

    The Bomber Pin-ups are available as full outfits (that allow customized emote functionality) as well as individual parts that allow you to mix and match.

    Halloween isn’t here quite yet, so stay tuned! I’m sure we have some tricks and treats up our sleeves yet to share.


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+ WICKED_CARN1 on October 15th, 2012 at 12:54 pm said:

Taking all day to update…not updated at 3:55pm EST


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+ Mermaid-KT on October 15th, 2012 at 3:14 pm said:

Please can you confirm if we’re getting any Granzella content this week, in particular the flight attendant outfit?
Its mentioned elsewhere but would be nice if you could confirm thats correct.
Thankyou.


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    + Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:29 pm said:

    CONFIRMED! You may expect the Nurse and Cabin Attendant items this week from Granzella.


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+ THrules on October 15th, 2012 at 3:23 pm said:

Regarding the new Halloween costumes: can we get those outfits for our own avatar? and with the new locomotion system we should be able to have the same actions. the pre made avatars give no room for individual creativeness. I would like the Halloween outfits separately. I remember posting outfits like this in the suggestion thread but made it very clear for it to not be a pre-made costume. And also with these outfits you can only be 1 skin color, you got it right with the bomber girl pinups, no more pre-made outfits!


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+ Shinra_Soldier7 on October 15th, 2012 at 3:43 pm said:

I love the Halloween clothes but all of the Halloween stuff are in mall updates. Last year broght tons of free Halloween items from many developers but I have yet to see anything so far this year besides the LOOT Killcount 2 even in the theatre next week in which we get a axe head item. Will we see many or just some cool halloween freebies in coming weeks?


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    + Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:31 pm said:

    Good things come to those who wait…


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+ Lasheay1987 on October 15th, 2012 at 3:43 pm said:

HEY EVERYONE SO IM IN Central Time when does PSH open for central time see Sony Account Specialist said 6pm but im not sure anyone know ?


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    + Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:31 pm said:

    6pm Pacific is when the maintenance is supposed to finish, so Central time would be at 8pm.


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+ MistyRainne on October 15th, 2012 at 4:31 pm said:

Is the current downtime related to these things? Normally Home doesn’t go down for maintenance during the afternoon.

Uproar looks fun. I’ll take a swing at it, but if it turns out to be just an elaborate way to milk money out of people in order for them to get something out of it, I won’t get attached to it. I don’t put down emotional roots in hostile ground, even if I do have the money.

Also, where’s the eye candy males? Common, mediocre designers always seem to overlook that.


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+ Shinra_Soldier7 on October 15th, 2012 at 4:35 pm said:

Haha. Ill be wiating then! Thanks for the reply Cade


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+ Cade Peterson on October 15th, 2012 at 4:46 pm said:

Also, JAM Games’ items have been delayed. Sorry to get everyone’s hopes up, but they’ll be out in the very near future. In the meantime, I hope everyone jumps in and checks out Uproar. Choose your side, and begin the gang war!


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+ crazy_kracker1 on October 15th, 2012 at 5:10 pm said:

Hey Cade if your still reading these I can’t go on any forums on the PlayStation home forums it shows i’m logged in when i click on a topic it won’t go any further and I no i’m not banned any other site I go to on my laptop works fine It’s been doing this for about a week know.


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    + Cade Peterson on October 16th, 2012 at 9:48 am said:

    Try with Firefox.


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+ Tarazuma on October 15th, 2012 at 5:14 pm said:

Wewt, thanks for the reply Cade. Glad to see all that stuff is still coming. I’m going to be spending a fortune until the end of October, lol.

Ndreams wings aren’t coming out this week though? But Savage Manor and the Morbids are? Is that correct? I’m a bit confused there after seeing reply to comment 3.


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+ LeoRJ on October 15th, 2012 at 7:04 pm said:

Hahahaha, last PS Home update in November (2011) bricked my PS3… Red screen!

PS Home never!


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+ Traumatizer on October 15th, 2012 at 7:14 pm said:

The new speedwings look great, but the hoovering animation of the avatar looks weird, some minor adjustments would help. And since they disappear when you pose or dance maybe add an emote or 2 while hoovering, we did spend $4 after all.


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+ retro25 on October 15th, 2012 at 7:35 pm said:

Werebat costume looks cool, I wish there’s animated werewolf costume avalible (arrrrooooOOOOoooo).


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+ Gojin20 on October 15th, 2012 at 8:15 pm said:

Awesome update :) How much for the Konami Halloween outfits? Also I’m sad the Ndream wings are not coming out this week T.T


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    + Cade Peterson on October 16th, 2012 at 9:53 am said:

    They will be priced at $3.99, and come in a variety of colors. I’m going with the red Werebat, though the “glowing” Death Knight looks like he’d be the hit of any party.


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+ Conrad_Max on October 15th, 2012 at 9:32 pm said:

It all looks great. Uproar looks action packed. But with the fact that we’ll be able to wear the clothes out of game, I can see that the wars will continue outside of Uproar and into other areas of Home. Maybe an expansion of the “text wars” some people participate in, but this time with gang colors and gear.

Other than that, like I said, it does look good. I am looking forward to the fight.


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    + Cade Peterson on October 16th, 2012 at 9:54 am said:

    Hopefully, anyone with aggression will head to Uproar and take it out in a socially acceptable manner. ;-)


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+ derdrakeztar on October 16th, 2012 at 3:54 am said:

I loveit it’s v.Good but I don’n have friends


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+ therob21 on October 16th, 2012 at 6:06 am said:

The update’s looking good, but I’m short. I need to get a card for all this wonderful stuff coming out.


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+ kool_aid_man19 on October 16th, 2012 at 11:31 am said:

Sony can u make us look at are friends friends list so we can add there friends. It can be more easier for us to add them so we cant type they name out to find them


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+ Perish_Song on October 16th, 2012 at 11:35 am said:

An arsenal of pinups, 8 various female racing suits, nurse outfit variations, and female only flight attendant costumes. Please tell me there was more content than this for the week. Something awesome that hasn’t made it to the blog.


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+ lazarojenrry on October 16th, 2012 at 12:46 pm said:

Yeah thank you not just the gang battle but free starter pack is on this Wednesday I’m ready bring it. Thank you developers. Keep this up and I’ll be your #1 playstation homer lol.


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+ Gojin20 on October 16th, 2012 at 3:01 pm said:

Awesome thanks Cade! I might get the Succubus xD


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+ delta425 on October 16th, 2012 at 8:46 pm said:

Where is the patrol hat for the patrol uniform made by granzella? The picture before showed the hat but I bought the uniform and there is no hat.


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+ jada42 on October 17th, 2012 at 3:49 pm said:

i did not receive my picture frame for watching the casey copper video in the theater


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+ taynay_samoa21 on October 18th, 2012 at 9:48 am said:

Cade Peterson-

Hey, I don’t know if it has been brought up but I made a purchase for a costume under the Morbids selection. After making my purchase, it is not showing up in wardrobe. Any chance that you might know if it’ll be fixed?


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+ YGFREEDOM03 on October 29th, 2012 at 5:10 pm said:

uproar is ok but its not better than no man land, and for some reason every time i get on i have to redownload eery thing


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+ sonics1mon on November 11th, 2012 at 11:21 pm said:

Hey, When does the halloween store close because i really need somthing from there and i need to top up my money. Does anybody know?

Would really be helpful, thanks.


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