The PlayStation Recap

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All eyes on the Spike TV Video Game Awards (VGAs), which begin today at 5pm Pacific Time. Expect first in-game footage of UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception and Resistance 3 to make an appearance — I have a suspicion you won’t want to miss it. After the VGAs, swing back here to the PlayStation.Blog to learn even more and discuss tonight’s gaming news.

Meanwhile, the Capcom Unity and PlayStation.Blog VGAs viewing party is in full swing at the Kim Sing Theatre in Los Angeles. At this very moment, PlayStation and Capcom fans are enjoying hands-on play with Marvel vs Capcom 3, as well as succulent foods delivered by local food trucks. Wish I could be there! But the show must go on.

PlayStation.Blog — Here is your recap.

The PlayStation Recap – PlayStation.Blog

  • Quests Added to PlayStation Rewards Program — Like you need another excuse to play more PlayStation games.
  • ModNation Monday: Award Nominations and a DLC Extravaganza! — ModNation is not being forgotten this awards season.
  • New GT5 Goodies, Plus GT Academy Registration Starts Today! — A chance to become a real professional race car driver using Gran Turismo 5
  • echochrome ii Coming to PSN on December 21! — The brainiest game on PSN is about to get its long-awaited sequel, and it’s a great demo for PlayStation Move functionality.
  • PS3 System Software Update (v3.55) — A small update — doesn’t exactly make for thrilling reading.
  • Pulse 12/7 Available Today: Kung-Fu LIVE and TRON: Evolution — Christina Lee checks out the controller-free Kung-Fu LIVE and the stereoscopic 3D goodness of TRON: Evolution.
  • Resistance 3: The Story So Far — Last time, you hunted the vile Chimera. This time, they’re hunting you — and they’re winning.
  • Qore Episode 31 – LittleBigPlanet 2, Dead Space 2, Bulletstorm and Need for Speed Hot Pursuit — Veronica is so not a fan of survival horror — wonder how she reacts to Dead Space 2? Find out here.
  • Turning the Cast Loose in Episode 6 of ‘The Tester 2’, Now Available Only on PlayStation Network — Members of The Tester Season 1 join the panel, plus a GT5 time trail competition — Kevin advises us not to miss this episode.
  • PlayStation vs Capcom VGAs Viewing Party this Saturday — Breaking reports from the VGAs indicate the line is growing alarmingly fast hours and hours before the door opening. Gulp!
  • PlayStation Store Update — A Spike TV VGA content category, Alien Breed 2: Assault, Kung-Fu Live, and Sackboy’s Prehistoric Moves for PS+ members.
  • Kung-Fu LIVE Arrives with Training Tips and Bandana Giveaway! — Learn how to “power punch,” a critical move for this new controller-free beat-em-up that puts you in the game.
  • BulletStorm’s Cliff Bleszinski Explains Co-Op Anarchy Mode, Favorite Kill Combo — CliffyB clarifies Heavy Rain comments, drools for BioShock Infinite, and promises to tap into the PS3’s full power for BulletStorm.
  • Best Gifts for Your PS3 This Holiday — Abby shows off the new Bluetooth Headset, Candy Pink DualShock 3, Surround Sound System and more.
  • LittleBigPlanet 2 Update: “Let the PARODIES begin…” — One of our most popular stories this week, with 1,763 comments and counting.
  • Huge PlayStation Home Update: Midway 2, MAGIC: The Gathering, Ameratsu & Winter Wonderland & More!!! — The Midway 2 adds 10 new games, mega-popular Dragon’s Green goes on sale, and more in this jam-packed update.
  • Digital Comics Store Update — 50 new comics including Dead Run, NYX, God of War #4, Ratchet & Clank #2, and more.
  • Coming to PlayStation Plus: More Early Holiday Presents! — Coming soon: DC Universe Online beta for all PlayStation Plus members, Borderlands full game trial, tons of discounts and more.
  • A Space Shooter for Two Bucks! Blasting Off December 21 — The title of this game is A Space Shooter for Two Bucks! and it’s worth checking out for that fact alone.
  • Uncover the truth in UNCHARTED 3! — Hide your kids, hide your wife: Nathan Drake is back.
  • New PlayStation Move Sharp Shooter Attachment — See first images of this iconic-looking assault rifle attachment, which will sell for $40 with the launch of Killzone 3.
  • The Trophies of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam — Get advance intel for this upcoming expansion to Battlefield: Bad Company 2.
  • thatgamecompany Shares Journey’s First Trailer — Lush, stark, lavish, minimalist, multiplayer — these only begin to describe Journey. See what’s next for the developers of flOw and Flower.
  • PlayStation Network Video Content Update — Inception in HD, The Walking Dead season finale in HD, and more video for this week.
  • PlayStation Home Turns Two, New Games Incoming — Home grows, and grows, and grows…
  • UNCHARTED 3 at the Spike VGAs 2010 Show Tomorrow! — Who are you to resist? The VGA party starts in earnest at 4pm Pacific.
  • MotorStorm Apocalypse: New Track Revealed — I saw Skyline in motion on Friday and all I can say is “OMG you guys.”
  • Shadow of the Colossus in 3D: Eyes On, Hands On — I go eyeballs- and phalanges-on with this stunning-looking HD/3D re-master. Prepare thyself!
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves banner

    Courtesy of Arne Meyer

  • Uncover the truth in UNCHARTED 3! — In search of the fabled “Atlantis of the Sands,” Nathan Drake and Sullivan set off on a daring trek into the heart of the Arabian Desert.
  • Play the MAG Beta with Zipper!

    Courtesy of Jeremy Dunham

  • Heads Up: MAG v2.10 Next Week — Like any update, our new revision includes gameplay and technical amendments along with new game-queue functionality.
  • Zipline Podcast – Episode 26 — Game Director Seth Luisi talks about MAG’s past, present and future, and we discuss SOCOM 4′s state.
  • Patch Alert: MAG v2.10 — In-game 720p screenshots, Multiqueues, plus bug fixes and updates for the 256-player online shooter.
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