Resistance: Retribution arrives in stores today and there is a lot going on this week in celebration.
First, reviews have begun appearing. Below is a selection of a few that have shown up over the last week including three which have given it Editors Choice Awards!
- “Resistance: Retribution goes toe to toe with it’s big brothers on the PLAYSTATION 3 and it’s a must play for fans of the series or those looking for a shooter for the road.” 9.4 out of 10 GameTrailers
- “PSP owners don’t want to miss out on this one.” 9.0 out of 10 – GameZone (Editors Choice)
- “Resistance: Retribution is excellent.” 9.2 out of 10 – IGN (Editors Choice)
- “Resistance: Retribution is easily one of the best looking PSP games available.” 9.5 out of 10 – PGNX (Editors Choice)
- ASK MEN: 9.2 out of 10
- GAME PRO: 4 out of 5
Additionally, the soundtrack is set to appear on iTunes beginning today. Composed by Garry Schyman the soundtrack he created really evokes the action and suspense of Resistance: Retribution. Here’s a sample of one of the tracks called “Chimera Attack.”[audio:/files/2009/03/chimeracombat_psblogedit.mp3]
Last week, Bryan Intihar at Insomniac Games wrapped up their feature stories on Resistance: Retribution at MyResistance.net. With topics ranging from The Story to The Weapons, the feature ended with information about Resistance: Retribution Connect. Check them all out here.
Finally, the Bend Studio is going to participate in a live chat tomorrow, here on the PlayStation Blog. John Garvin and Chris Reese will be on hand to answer your questions about making the game, the story, working with Insomniac, etc. Come back by the blog on March 18th at 12:00 Noon PDT and check it out.
And check out the Resistance: Retribution Facebook fan page!
I told you there was a lot of stuff!