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Season’s Greetings from Irrational Games

Eduardo Vasconcellos's Avatar + Posted by Eduardo Vasconcellos on Dec 30, 2011

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It’s been a great year for Irrational Games, thanks in no small part to our wonderful PlayStation fans. While we’re in the midst of working on BioShock Infinite, we wanted to take the time and thank everyone for all the great support you’ve given over the years by helping spread the holiday cheer. From all of us at Irrational Games: Season’s Greetings!

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Happy Holidays from Naughty Dog

Eric Monacelli's Avatar + Posted by Eric Monacelli on Dec 25, 2011

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Before 2012 rushes upon us we wanted to take a moment to say Happy Holidays from everyone here at the Naughty Dog kennel!

As you can see from our holiday card we’ve welcomed Joel and Ellie from The Last of Us into our cast of characters to play among with Drake, Sully, Elena, Chloe, and our UNCHARTED personalities. The year has brought about tremendous change as Naughty Dog has grown into a two team studio for the first time in our 17 year history. This shift is terrifically exciting as it signals an expanded talent pool in which we can share ideas, know-how, and techniques. As future projects evolve, we will continue to strive to maintain our high Naughty Dog standards and always endeavor to do whatever it takes to raise the bar for gaming.

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Special Holiday Update For PlayStation Home

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Dec 21, 2011

The Winter Holiday celebration continues this week in PlayStation Home, with tons of awesome new content scheduled to arrive on your PlayStation 3 this Thursday, December 22nd. This week will see the release of some seriously spectacular personal spaces that are packed to the brim with goodies, as well as a massive overload of new items on the shelves in the PlayStation Home Mall (along with some sales you will not want to miss out on). From updates to the popular Winter Holiday Hullabaloo event to a multitude of new videos in the Community Theater (complete with special rewards), PlayStation Home is truly the place to be this Holiday season!

Forget snow and ice, mittens, scarves, and frigid weather. Lockwood Publishing’s new Board Figment Dream Yacht will help you get away from the cold of winter. Spend your holidays like the Home elite, basking in the sun on the deck of your private yacht, or soothe your cares away in one of the two on-board hot tubs. It’s the perfect place to entertain guests, with several lounge areas and exquisite views of your own private tropical hideaway.

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Home for the Holidays – New Games, Events & Special Deals in PlayStation Home

Locust_Star's Avatar + Posted by Locust_Star on Dec 14, 2011

The holidays arrive in PlayStation Home this Thursday, December 15th with the force of an F5 gust, bringing games, quests, rewards, and plenty of wonderful, wintry fun for all. Beginning in the newly-decorated PlayStation Home Mall, players will find a plentitude of festive items at deals that simply can’t be beat. From free goodies hidden within the stores as a sign of goodwill towards all to special bundles priced as low as they go, ‘tis the season to go shopping in PlayStation Home.

Of course, no winter holiday would be complete without a special event, which is why we have called in favors with our friends Snowman, Snow Bear, and some very special guests for what is sure to be the celebration of the year.

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Ratchet & Clank Gives The Gift Of Arcade Cabinets This Holiday Season

Derek Osgood's Avatar + Posted by Derek Osgood on Dec 02, 2011

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Happy holidays Ratchet & Clank fans! Hopefully you’re all enjoying some quality gaming time with your friends and family cozied up by the fire playing Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One this winter. Personally, I’ve been spending a lot of time down in the lobby of PlayStation’s HQ playing on the massive Ratchet & Clank arcade cabinet we first revealed at Comic-Con and PAX. I wish I had room for one in my place!

The good news is that in celebration of this holiday season, we’re going to be giving you two chances to win one of these cabinets for yourself! The pair we’re giving away include a PS3 and the custom Ratchet & Clank controllers, so just plug them in and you’re ready to enjoy the ultimate Ratchet & Clank experience.

Seriously… How good would that thing look in your living room?

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Stock Up for Winter with PSN’s Fall Sale – Get 30% to 50% Off

Ro Hernandez's Avatar + Posted by Ro Hernandez on Nov 21, 2011

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What better way to prepare for the start of the holiday shopping season than with the PlayStation Store’s annual Fall Sale? Starting tomorrow, you can feed your hunger for great games with discounts on exciting PS3 titles such as Limbo and Gatling Gears.

For one week only, you can catch up on some of the great titles you may have missed during the past year at a 30% discount. PlayStation Plus subscribers will get a special 50% off the regular price. There’s never been a better time to login to PlayStation Network and download Limbo, a game PlayStation: The Official Magazine is calling “one of the most impressive titles that PSN has to offer…an experience that no gamer should pass up.” Or maybe Might & Magic Clash of Heroes is more your speed. Take it from IGN, who said “this is a game to get lost in, providing hours and hours of single-player and multiplayer fun.”

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Coming This Week: Harry Potter 3D Experience Movie Pack and PS3 Bundle

Kim Nguyen's Avatar + Posted by Kim Nguyen on Nov 15, 2011

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The holidays are just around the corner and we have already started to roll out some new and exciting announcements for the fall. If you don’t already own a PS3, we’ve got the perfect bundle to add to your Christmas wish list.

We’re happy to introduce a brand new PS3 bundle to coincide with the recent release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 on Blu-ray. The Harry Potter 3D Experience Movie Pack PS3 bundle will be available starting this week for $249.99 (MSRP) and includes a 160GB PS3 system, a copy of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Blu-ray Disc (both the 3D and 2D versions included), and you’ll also receive a voucher to download Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. As a special bonus, you will also get a 30 day free trial for PlayStation Plus, which gives you access to free PSN games, great discounts, and exclusive content.

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PlayStation’s 3D Display Hits This Weekend, Watch the Full Tour

Abby Reyes's Avatar + Posted by Abby Reyes on Nov 11, 2011

Hi everyone! It’s officially dark at 6pm and the crisp, woodsy smell in the air lets me know that the holidays are just around the corner. With so many great 3D-compatible titles, such as UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception, Batman Arkham City, and Assassin’s Creed Revelations, recently launched and coming, there’s no shortage of 3D entertainment on the PS3 system this holiday season. That being said, the 3D Display is sure to be a hit under the tree, so we thought we’d give you all a personalized tour of the product.

Featuring a luminous 24” LCD screen with full HD 1080p 3D presentation, the 3D Display delivers an incredible high-definition stereoscopic 3D experience, offering best-in-class visuals in both 2D and 3D for all of you gamers. As our first official gaming display, the 3D Display is enhanced for gaming with SimulView, a special feature that allows you to view individual, unique, full-screen images of gameplay in two-player mode.

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