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Sep 11

Sep 11

The PlayStation Recap

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A big week for PlayStation: a 15 year anniversary on September 9th, plus the launch of our new PlayStation Move Ultimate FAQ and a first look at the 11 games included on the PlayStation Move demo disc. What was your favorite story?

In other news, with Tokyo Game Show fast approaching, I’m stuffing my bag full of games for the 10+ hour flight to Japan. MGS: Peace Walker, God of War: Ghost of Sparta demo, and Tekken 6 are in: any last-minute suggestions?

The PlayStation Recap – PlayStation.Blog

  • Mystery Teaser Puzzle Reveal: Name FuturLab’s New Game! — The creators of Coconut Dodge need your help in naming their new scrolling space shoot ’em up.
  • Pulse 9/7 Edition Available Tomorrow — Christina Lee returns with the top ten downloads from the PlayStation Store and new games and flicks.
  • Under Siege for PS3: First Video, PlayStation Move Details — Check out how the PlayStation Move handles an RTS in the first public video of Under Siege.
  • Sengoku BASARA: Samurai Heroes Demo Hits PSN Tomorrow — Action games, history, and anime collides in Capcom’s new PS3 action demo.
  • PlayStation 3 System Software Update v3.42 Now Available — Learn more about the latest PS3 firmware update here.
  • PlayStation Move: The Ultimate FAQ — We built this PlayStation Move resource with your help. Next step: Make it even bigger and more comprehensive.
  • ModNation Monday: Enjoying Double-XP Week? — A sneak peek at upcoming Artist Spotlights and some gorgeous new community highlights.
  • PlayStation Store Update — TerRover, Ace Combat Joint Assault, new demos, and new PlayStation Plus updates. Oh, and Snoop Dogg joins Rock Band.
  • Cladun: This is an RPG! for PSP comes exclusively to PSN on 9/21 — Cladun: This is an RPG! This is also coming out on September 21!
  • NBA 2K11 for PS3: Michael Jordan, PlayStation Move Details, and Much More — Ronnie from 2K Sports shows off PlayStation Move controls for NBA 2K11 and the new MJ: Creating a Legend mode.
  • PlayStation’s 15th Anniversary Comes to Home, Hudson Shows the Love + New Community Theater Partner — Celebrate 15 years of PlayStation with a special virtual item for your personal space.
  • Buy Knights in the Nightmare, get Yggdra Union for PSP…for FREE! — Atlus will give a free copy of Yggdra Union to PSP owners who pick up Knights in the Nightmare on November 9th.
  • Qore Episode 28 – Fallout: New Vegas, Dead Rising 2, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West and Qore Goes to Las Vegas — A Vegas theme with Fallout: New Vegas, Dead Rising 2, fun stuff for gamers to do in Vegas, and Enslaved: Odyssey to the West.
  • Digital Comics Store Update — Dungeons & Dragons #0, Silent Hill: Among The Damned, Blood Hunter, more classic Journey Into Mystery and more.
  • Coming to PlayStation Plus: Zen Pinball, Early Access to Swords & Soldiers, and Red Faction Battlegrounds Beta Access — Incoming September 21st: free Zen Pinball, Echoes, and Syphon Filter along with early access to Swords & Soldiers and beta access for Red Faction: Battlegrounds.
  • Medal of Honor for PS3: High Value Target video — A slick new video shows off Medal of Honor’s PS3 online mode.
  • Starting Monday: Experience PlayStation Move Before Launch, Win a Move Party, Software Bundles — PlayStation Move is hitting the road! Check out dates for PlayStation HQ locations here.
  • PlayStation Moving Into Your Home Soon — Kevin Butler is up to some new shenanigans — be sure to watch both videos.
  • PlayStation Store Celebrates 15 Years of Innovation — More 15 year anniversary celebrations, with a free theme and sales on Suikoden and Super Rub ‘a’ Dub.
  • PlayStation: 15 Years In The Making… — Rey kicks off the PlayStation Blog’s 15-year anniversary theme with an awesome retrospective video.
  • 15 Years Later: ENOS Lives On [INFOGRAPHIC] — Kratos is your favorite first-party character and more interesting findings from a survey of 3,000 PlayStation users.
  • PlayStation Network Video Content Update: Killers, MacGruber, Artist of the Month and more — MacGruber and Mad Men come to the Video Store this week, and Usher is Artist of the Month.
  • Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One First PS3 Gameplay Video — Nine minutes of Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One footage narrated by Insomniac’s Chad Dezern.
  • What’s on the PlayStation Move Demo Disc: 11 Game Demos Exposed — Best demo disc ever? Check out the full video walkthrough of the 11 game demos available in the PlayStation Move Demo Disc.
  • LittleBigPlanet 2: Beta Update, Featurettes, PAX 2010 Wrap up, LBP on Twitter — A new set of featurettes with the Sackzan and the Amazing Grappling Hook. Also, get the deets on the LBP2 beta.
  • Dead Rising 2: Free Community Event in L.A. Tonight — Capcom hosted a Dead Rising 2 community play session last night in L.A. Was Freedom Bear there?
  • PlayStation Plus FAQ — We have some more detailed info on PlayStation Plus, including updates on the schedule, content, and betas.
  • Play the MAG Beta with Zipper!

    Courtesy of Jeremy Dunham

  • Zipline Podcast – Episode 20 — Zipper’s first, dual-guest podcast is up with guests Ben Jones and Jason Olander.
  • MAG Beta Times Extended — Extended times for the new MAG beta, with a 12 hour-long daily session.
  • Zipline Episode 20 Preview — Ben Jones and Jason Olander return to the Zipline Podcast this week to discuss the evolving MAG beta.
  • Zipline Podcast – Episode 19 — Travis Steiner is back with updates on SOCOM 4 and the recent showing at gamescom.
  • Add Your Own

    xAllanKx said:

    September 11th, 1:55 pm

    i want to know if there it’s gonna be an open beta for Killzone 3 multiplayer?

    KILLZONE79 said:

    September 11th, 1:59 pm

    lil off topic, Speaking of aniiversary, today is the 9/11/2001 aniiversary of the world trade center.

    SilverWei said:

    September 11th, 2:04 pm

    @KILLZONE79

    Your comment and PSN id are ironic.

    rw1494 said:

    September 11th, 2:11 pm

    Would ya’ll do a ESPN 3 app for ps + subscribers?

    I3rand0 said:

    September 11th, 2:18 pm

    PSP Go? How about Birth By Sleep? Oh wait….

    valley428 said:

    September 11th, 2:40 pm

    Big moments for playstation around now. 15th anniversary and the release of the move.

    snap0212 said:

    September 11th, 2:49 pm

    My favourite story was how Sony silently admitted that Betas are not a part of PS+ anymore. Only selected Plus Users will be able to participate in Betas.

    Thrasher20 said:

    September 11th, 3:00 pm

    I am playing MGS Peace Walker

    remanutd5 said:

    September 11th, 3:10 pm

    any suggestions? yes dont come back if you dont bring any new info on The Last Guardian … kidding lol , oh yea Valkyria Chronicles 2 , Motorstorm Arctic Edge , Little Big Planet and Hot Shot Tennis Get a Grip would give you more variety on your psp

    Anti-Steven said:

    September 11th, 3:22 pm

    Any specific details on the Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood beta?

    megalodonshark said:

    September 11th, 3:35 pm

    yes we had a lot of update material during the week, but moreover we want actual games guys, not just themes avatars, and the such.
    we want legitimate games to be able to play, and even buy when they do eventually come out.

    PhillyTheCat said:

    September 11th, 4:11 pm

    what’s coming to the PSP this tuesday for download, anyone wanna take a shot in the dark? I bet Phantasy Star Portable 2 is one of the games.

    remanutd5 said:

    September 11th, 4:18 pm

    yea Phantasy Star Portable 2 is coming to psn this tuesday

    PhillyTheCat said:

    September 11th, 4:24 pm

    Gladiator Begins too

    remanutd5 said:

    September 11th, 4:29 pm

    ohhh man , i loved the Gladiator Begins demo

    PhillyTheCat said:

    September 11th, 4:35 pm

    same here! both of those games look great. playing Suikoden for the 1st time. I was going buy it before the sale hit, for $3 now I had to get it. maybe Grandia will go on sale too.

    Dark_Vincent said:

    September 11th, 5:05 pm

    Tekken 6! You’ve got a nice taste there Sid ;)

    Birth by Sleep or, since you seem to like 3D FGs, Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny.

    If you have access to Phantasy Star Portable 2 though, take it (and make us all jealous!)

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      Sid Shuman said:

      September 12th, 12:08 pm

      Ahhh…Soul Calibur with Kratos! I might have to find that bad boy :-)

    jeepdeep said:

    September 11th, 5:07 pm

    Love Saga of the Swamp Thing, it’s literally the first comic I read! The very first issue that Alan More wrote is just…amazing.

    Also, last minute suggestions for TGS: Need moar info on the Last Guardian and on a ICO/SOTC HD Collection!

    Shinop said:

    September 11th, 5:11 pm

    Hello,
    Lifetime PS owner, first time poster. I’ve always enjoyed the content here so thank you.

    This is off topic of your post, but I recently heard the PixelJunk team is working on a visualizer for the PS3. The Gaia visualizer is one of my favorite things on the PS and the prospect of a lifelike visualizer sounds amazing. Last I (or anyone?) heard it was ‘coming soon’. I was just hoping you guys could shed some light on this. Pretty pretty please?

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      Sid Shuman said:

      September 12th, 12:09 pm

      Haven’t heard a peep on anything like that. But I’ll be first in line if they do (^__^)

    digitalman123 said:

    September 11th, 5:32 pm

    Tons of steamy awesome sauce cooking over here! Happy B-day Playstation, and thank you Sony!

    angelspawn77 said:

    September 11th, 5:34 pm

    Im playing: Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep (great game :D)

    Im Watching: The King of Queens

    Im Reading: Various internet articles.

    kazutosan12 said:

    September 11th, 6:29 pm

    Alright..you guys need to add Bushido Blade, Legend of Dragoon , and Brave Fencer Musashi to playstation store. PLEASE!! D;!

    Rikith said:

    September 11th, 6:30 pm

    Final Fantasy Tactics war of the lions is always good for a long trip.

    Sunshock218 said:

    September 11th, 7:55 pm

    Lots of awesome sauce! Happy birthday Playstation, and thanks to Sony for the among the best gaming experiences anywhere!

    Potocus said:

    September 11th, 8:50 pm

    Hi Sid, just wondering if you have heard anything regarding all the recent fw issues, hope I’m not starting to bug you but I’m sad my PS3 isn’t readying any discs just before the launch of move :(

    EHryan said:

    September 11th, 9:36 pm

    tell square enix to give us chrono cross on psn!!! :)

    freddyrivas said:

    September 11th, 10:04 pm

    im playing: modernwarfare2 cuboid and god of war gos demo

    im watching: true blood season finale along with hung and entourage. mcgruber

    im reading: nothing they should bring a comic store to ps3

    Totallysane said:

    September 11th, 10:07 pm

    hey sid your, “eager” to play singularity, just a heads up a beat it a few weeks ago and i can’t say i had a bad time. it gets to be really fun game. just wish they made it longer with more power options. i give it 8.5/10. definitely a must rent game if u like sci fi shooters :)

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      Sid Shuman said:

      September 12th, 12:11 pm

      Yes! And I heard it’s got some BioShock influences, which is a surefire way to get me to play.

    Totallysane said:

    September 11th, 10:08 pm

    and acutally another thing. are you guys lookin for writers or editors, i would really like the opportunity if you guys are lookin for anyone. Just curious :)

    remanutd5 said:

    September 12th, 12:07 am

    im playing: PS3- MAG ( trying to get to level 60 with RAVEN ) , Yakuza 3 and some ModNation
    PSP- MGS PC, Valkyria Chronicles 2, ( LBP , Motorstorm, Modnation, Socom FTB3) online

    im Watching : i dont watch any TV series but i do watch movies on PSN ( Killers was the last one )

    im reading : Resistance 6th comic episode and God of war third episode

    Carl-G said:

    September 12th, 8:39 am

    Star Wars on Blu-ray next year to :P

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      Sid Shuman said:

      September 12th, 12:12 pm

      I was just thinking about this yesterday. I think the Alien movies come out on Blu-ray in October — both are a guaranteed buy from me.

    poodude said:

    September 12th, 9:16 am

    You should really play Singularity. I got it recently and it really surprised me. I found the last level left a bit to be desired, but the single player was still well done. Also, aside from some issues with matchmaking the multiplayer is a ton of fun; nothing better than running around vomiting on people to kill ’em :).

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      Sid Shuman said:

      September 12th, 12:12 pm

      Thanks! I’ll let you guys know what I think once I get my hands on it.

    krae_man said:

    September 12th, 9:29 am

    Play Jeanne D’Arc. The game is an under appreciated gem.

    The armlets are awesome.

    MooseDog_00 said:

    September 12th, 9:35 am

    I’m playing MGS Peace Walker and have over 25 hours and still playing it.

    Jeigh said:

    September 12th, 10:08 am

    Jeanne d’Arc is a good one, I agree. If you haven’t ever, I’d recommend Puzzle Quest. You can play that thing forever (not literally- you have to die at some point). Same story with Disgaea 2, though that’s a very niche market- a little too awesome for some people, understandably.

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      Sid Shuman said:

      September 12th, 12:13 pm

      Puzzle Quest might be my all-time favorite PSP game (very excited for PQ2!). I’ve heard terrific things about Jeanne d’Arc

    Jeigh said:

    September 12th, 10:14 am

    Oh and I love the new KB commercials- or at least the original versions. The way they’re cut together seems off on TV (though I understand why, given the time restraints). Particularly the joke at the end. All the same, I think it does a good job of getting the right information in the consumers’ hands.

    MadMeat001 said:

    September 12th, 10:18 am

    Loved Sam and Max!
    Is Back to the Future games gonna be on Psn?
    so i can know if i am going to play it on the pc or in console?

    sergiord said:

    September 12th, 2:16 pm

    I recommend trying Valkyria Chronicles 2! Jeanne D’Arc is awesome too….

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