The PlayStation Recap

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Another week, another big batch of official PlayStation news. What was your favorite story this week?

So far this weekend, I’ve been brushing up on my Medal of Honor beta skills since the latest patch, trying to get through Mexico in one piece in Red Dead Redemption, and plunging back into one of my favorite PSN games ever: PixelJunk Monsters. What have you guys been playing?

The PlayStation Recap – PlayStation.Blog

  • Coming Tomorrow to PSN: Family Feud for PS3 — No “survey SAYS” jokes here, just valuable info and online multiplayer details straight from the developer’s mouth.
  • ModNation Monday: Sweet Tooth Strikes Back — Twisted Metal returns in 2011, but you can ride with Sweet Tooth today.
  • Qore Episode 26: Killzone 3, Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, & PlayStation Move — Fresh details on some big upcoming games, plus a free PS3 theme. Protip: Now free for PlayStation Plus subscribers!
  • Today on PSN: Patapon 3 Multiplayer Demo — Get a free taste test of this eight-player rhythm battle game for the PSP — only from PSN.
  • PlayStation Store Update — A big week, with new PlayStation Plus content (Fieldrunners!), Monkey Island S.E. 2, plus Persona 3 Portable and Patapon 3 demo for PSP.
  • Battlefield Bad Company 2: Onslaught Mode Now Deployed — Tips and tricks for the new DLC. Did you know you could headshot enemies with the repair tool?
  • PlayStation.Blog Share – New Community Controls — Take a tour of new Share controls and UI, and an update on ideas are in action so far.
  • PlayStation Home: WipEout, PlayStation Minis Event, Just Cause 2 & Sodium Updates — TONS of new events and spaces in Home this week ranging from the small to the big to the really, really big (Fat Princess).
  • The Tester Season 2 Casting Opens Up for Community Voting! — Check out a highlight reel of The Tester submissions and vote on your favorite contestant. “I will have my vengeance!”
  • Digital Comics Store Update — Frank Miller’s Batman: Year One, more DMZ and Marvel Zombies 2 (both staples of mine) and free selections for this week.
  • E3 Encounters: Spec Ops: The Line for PS3 — Fresh from the E3 front lines, I report back on this improvisational squad shooter that features morally challenging decisions.
  • See yourself at our E3 Hot Shots Tennis meet-up — Our E3 community meetup featured big games and big names from the game development scene. See what our guests had to say about Hot Shots Tennis!
  • God of War: Ghost of Sparta Picks Up 9 Awards, 4 Nominations at E3 — Also see the E3 gameplay video, which shows off Kratos’s new tackling abilities as well as a spear and shield.
  • Watch Fighting Game Masters at EVO, Play Marvel vs. Capcom 3 on PS3 — A new Marvel vs. Capcom 3 E3 Q&A kicks off news of this weekend’s competition in Vegas and open MvC3 gameplay.
  • PlayStation Network Video Content Update — [REC] 2, Brooklyn’s Finest, and a sale on 80s goodness such as RoboCop, Terminator, and Troll 2 (Nilbog!).
  • E3 Encounters: Two Worlds II for PS3 — A first look at an upcoming open-world RPG with ultra-customizable characters, spells, and towns.
  • E3 Encounters: Scott Pilgrim vs The World — This 8-bit retro love letter is debuting exclusively on PSN in August. Jeff gets down and dirty with the details in this video Q&A.
  • Fat Princess Battle Royale in PlayStation Home — What are you doing on Tuesday the 13th? Wanna hang out with the creators of Fat Princess?
  • Test Your Skills Against MLB 10 The Show Cover Athlete Joe Mauer at MLB FanFest — MLB FanFest starts Monday in Anaheim, and we’ll have Joe Mauer AND a demo of MLB 10 The Show in 3D.
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves banner

    Courtesy of Arne Meyer

  • REMINDER: The Lab – Plunder Pistols Only — Don’t forget to log into UNCHARTED 2 multiplayer this weekend to check out the next episode of “The Lab”—Plunder Pistols Only.
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