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Final Zombie Horde Invades PlayStation Home + Winter Vacation Villa, Sodium 2 Nemesis U...

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Aug 31, 2011

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The Dead Island Total Game Integration continues in PlayStation Home as the third and final wave of the zombie horde is unleashed this week. Head to the Central Plaza this Thursday, September 1st and get to slaughtering swarms of zombies with the new Sawblade Mace weapon. Survive a series of bloody, hyper-violent challenges that allow you unlock a host of unique rewards – including the exclusive “Exploding Zombie Meat” weapon for use in Dead Island. Can you help the community exterminate 20 million zombies? Get your hands bloody this week in PlayStation Home.

The Velocity Racing League enters a new phase this Thursday with the Sodium 2 Nemesis Update. With the start of the Nemesis stage of the Velocity Racing League a new challenge awaits you in the form of a new track (complete with reverse mode) – Wasteland Spires!

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Over 8 Million Zombies Killed in PlayStation Home + Sodium Silicon Lounge & More

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Aug 24, 2011

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The Dead Island Total Game Integration continues in PlayStation Home as the second wave of the zombie horde is unleashed this week. Head to the Central Plaza this Thursday, August 25th and craft a new weapon – the Double Axe (which, by the way, allows for one of the coolest finishing moves in this game). Then get to hacking, slashing, bludgeoning, shooting, decapitating, and dismembering swarms of zombies in a series of bloody, hyper-violent challenges that allow you unlock a host of unique rewards – including the exclusive “Exploding Zombie Meat” weapon for use in Dead Island. Help the community reach 20 million kills and we’ll give everyone a special severed zombie head virtual item. What are you waiting for? Log in to PlayStation Home to play the Dead Island-themed “Zombie Survivor Game” and then preorder Dead Island directly from Central Plaza to receive an added bonus, the “Exploding Zombie Suit” – not available anywhere else!

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PlayStation Home Guide: Dead Island Zombie Survivor Game Challenges

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Aug 18, 2011

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Dead Island’s zombie epidemic has infested PlayStation Home for a gruesome limited-time game event. The latest in a series of on-going PlayStation Home “Total Game Integration” content offerings, this special event allows players to unlock an exclusive weapon for use in Dead Island by completing all 10 challenges in a PlayStation Home game based upon Deep Silver’s highly anticipated open-world horror action/adventure title. We’ve put together a list of challenges to help guide you through the undead mayhem as well as quick video that shows the gory and ghoulish action included in the Dead Island TGI event, available right now in PlayStation Home.

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This Week in Home: Dead Island + New Items from Lockwood, Heavy Water, nDreams

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Aug 17, 2011

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The third phase of the Dead Island Total Game Integration event launches this Thursday, August 18th into the wide world of PlayStation Home. This special event allows players to unlock a host of unique rewards. Log in this Thursday to play the Dead Island-themed “Zombie Survivor Game” and hack, slash, bludgeon, shoot, decapitate, and dismember swarms of zombies in a series of bloody, hyper-violent challenges. We have a special Dead Island game guide coming at you tomorrow, so keep your eyes on this Blog for all the info you’ll need to survive the zombie onslaught in PlayStation Home and unlock the exclusive “Exploding Zombie Meat” weapon for use in Dead Island.

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This Week in Home: Ooblag’s Alien Casino, Dead Island Photo Shoot and more

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Aug 10, 2011

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Attn: Earthlings. Transmissions intercepted from an unidentified flying object spotted over Central Plaza late last night tell us that Ooblag’s Alien Casino will be entering the PlayStation Home universe this Thursday, August 11th. An interstellar casino frequented by gamers from across the galaxy, Ooblag’s Alien Casino includes a highly stylized multiplayer game of craps…with a twist. Winners will be rewarded by being transformed into extraterrestrial high rollers while losers will be punished severely by Raaksu, the casino’s ruthless be-tentacled Pit Boss. As an added bonus, players that access the Ooblag Alien Casino space will be rewarded an active item version of the Ooblag game that can be played in their personal spaces. This PlayStation Home-exclusive is 100% free to all players and will be available from the Navigator this week. Check it out!

Phase two of the ongoing Dead Island total game integration will begin this Thursday. Log into PlayStation Home this week to take part in the ghoulish Zombie Photo Shoot game, where you can snap some pictures of yourself posing with the flesh-eating denizens of Central Plaza. And if you haven’t yet had the chance, be sure to take our Zombie Survivor Quiz to find out how well you will fare in the impending zombie apocalypse (all participants will unlock up to four Dead Island-inspired virtual items).

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Qore August Episode – featuring Resistance 3, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Dead Island

Kevin Furuichi's Avatar + Posted by Kevin Furuichi on Aug 01, 2011

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The season for big games has arrived and August’s Episode 39 set sights on mankind’s last stand, a prequel sequel in the future, and a tropical island…filled with (surprise!) zombies.

The lead feature is Insomniac’s Resistance 3. The Chimera have really made a mess of planet Earth, but with a co-op partner, and the return of the weapon wheel loaded with some pretty cool editions, there just might be some hope left for mankind. Veronica Belmont travels back to an alternative mid-century USA to meet up with one Joseph Caplelli to preview his daunting adventure.

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Dead Island: Trailers and Entrails

James Gallagher's Avatar + Posted by James Gallagher on Mar 25, 2011

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The top ten trending phrases on Twitter are an unpredictable mix of useless celebrities, #memes and eyewitness reports of breaking news, usually before it has been reported by traditional press outlets. Last month, the phrase ‘Dead Island‘ appeared and a click revealed it to be a game, and not a newly announced game, but one revealed some years ago and largely forgotten about. One stylish trailer later and it was one of the phrases on the tip of everyone’s Twit-tongue.

“The trailer we released was mostly a blessing,” says Vincent Kummer, Dead Island’s brand manager at Deep Silver, “because when you put something out there you don’t expect to generate that much interest in the game, especially not for free.”

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