The PlayStation Recap

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Next week’s shaping up to be a big one, seeing the PS3 releases of Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, NBA 2K11 (with PlayStation Move Support), and more. I’m eager to try Castlevania and Enslaved; What are you waiting for?

In other news, Jeff and Rey are preparing to propel themselves into the snowy utopia that is Toronto, Canada for Tuesday’s PlayStation Canada Meetup. Expect to play Killzone 3, Gran Turismo 5, LittleBigPlanet 2, and a host of other PS3 and PSP games, including guest appearances by games from EA, Konami, Activision, Ubisoft, and more. It’s a big venue (the Sony Centre in downtown Toronto) but be sure to RSVP now to ensure you can get in.

The PlayStation Recap – PlayStation.Blog

  • Atelier Rorona Ships Tomorrow! — Now available exclusively on PS3, Aterlier Rorona’s Trophy list is displayed here for all to dissect.
  • ModNation Monday: Gran Turismo Creator Takes a Test Drive! — Gran Turismo 5 hits November 2nd, but Kazunori takes a break to play ModNation Racers just for you.
  • God of War: Ghost of Sparta Demo Available Tomorrow — If you’ve downloaded the demo, let us know what you think in the comments.
  • New PS3 Greatest Hits Titles Available Now — Good stuff for cheap ($30): MAG, Demon’s Souls, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: World at War (zombies!), Tekken 6 and more.
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves Game of the Year Edition coming October 12th — $50 gets you the definitive Blu-ray compilation of of the 2009 Game of the Year. Do it for Sully!
  • ModNation Racers: Over 300,000 Race Tracks Now for $39.99! — A price drop for the PS3 and PSP means you can spend less time saving and more time creating and racing.
  • Valkyria Chronicles II Community BliTZ Finale – DLC and Free Codes — The new 22 Mission DLC Pack for Valkyria Chronicles II is now live on PSN.
  • PlayStation Store Update — Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Deathspank: Thongs of Virtue, Swords & Soldiers, EA SPORTS MMA Demo, Heavy Rain PlayStation Move Demo, Borderlands – New Revolution, Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 Demo and more.
  • Superstars V8 Racing Coming to PSN Oct. 26, Giveaway — All the trimmings of a retail racer for $20.
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit – Social Modes and EA Answers Your Questions — Key takeaway: Criterion is laser-focused on supporting Hot Pursuit post-launch, just like they did with Burnout Paradise.
  • Body-On With ‘Kung-Fu LIVE’ Across the World — No controller needed to play this side-scrolling brawler. Watch Jeff and Rey bust out a few jump kicks in the video.
  • This Week in Home: Castlevania: Lord of Shadows, Contra, Scion Event & More! — Konami debuts in PlayStation Home with a suite of new content. My favorite: the Bill and Lance Contra costumes.
  • Digital Comics Store Update — Standouts include Silent Hill: Dead/Alive, Bone, Wallace and Gromit, new Batman, and Grant Morrison’s JLA.
  • About a Blob: Co-op Play, PSN Exclusivity Details — Co-op emblobbening confirmed for this PSN exclusive, plus a handful of new screens.
  • Patch Alert: MAG 2.0 with PlayStation Move — Do you like playing MAG with PlayStation Move? What do you think of the new skills? Sound off in the comments.
  • Ubisoft’s Upcoming PSN Games: Beyond Good & Evil HD, Scott Pilgrim DLC, and more — Ubisoft shows an impressive roster of upcoming PSN titles, including Outland and From Dust.
  • Killzone 3 and PlayStation Move: See it in action — Steven Ter Heide from Guerrilla Games talks shop with PlayStation Move, including multiplayer and
  • PlayStation Network Video Content Update — Iron Man 2 (also on Blu-ray!), Freakonomics. Let Me In, and more of this week’s new movies and TV shows.
  • Reason #3 to Pre-Order God of War: Ghost of Sparta – PSP Theme — Splatter Kratos all over your PSP screen with this exclusive pre-order PSP theme.
  • Enslaved: Odyssey to the West for PS3: Your Questions Answered — Ninja Theory is already receiving rave reviews for their new PS3 buddy adventure starring Andy Serkis.
  • Play the MAG Beta with Zipper!

    Courtesy of Jeremy Dunham

  • Thanks for Playing the 2010 MAG Beta — We couldn’t have done it without you — be it the new skill tree, the Supply Depot economy system, the Clan Deploy feature, the PlayStation Move support, or the Escalation tests for our future DLC
  • Zipper Profile: Mike Gutmann — Mike has been with the company basically since the start, and he’ll be on this week’s Zipline podcast to answer your questions!
  • MAG Joins PS3 Greatest Hits Library — It’s truly an honor to be recognized as one of the PS3′s best-selling titles and knowing that we can make it available to even more people at the lower price of $29.99.
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves banner

    Courtesy of Arne Meyer

  • UNCHARTED 2 Game of the Year Edition — $50 gets you UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves on Blu-ray along with a PSN “super voucher” that lets you download over $35.00 of DLC content
  • “The Lab” – October 2010 Schedule — 3v3 Plunder is live, and 2v2 Elimination is coming soon. Read on for more, including The Best of “The Lab.”
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