Happy Holidays from PlayStation.Blog, Game Developer Invasion Starts Tomorrow

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PlayStation Blog Holiday

That’s a wrap! Together with James from the EU PlayStation.Blog, Jeff, Rey, and I will soon be winding down for the holiday break. But this is no Blog blackout: The PlayStation.Blog will be going strong with fresh new posts helmed by some of the greatest game developers in the world. It starts tomorrow with Guerrilla Games and a unique look Christmas in Amsterdam. Insomniac Games and Sucker Punch Productions will also be spreading a little holiday cheer of their own. And later…well, who knows who else will drop by?

Looking back, 2010 was one hell of a year for PlayStation fans. We got great games like Heavy Rain, God of War III, Gran Turismo 5, MAG, and ModNation Racers; we got sweet new PSN video services such as Hulu Plus, (a disc-free) Netflix, VUDU, MLB.TV, and NHL.TV; we got PlayStation Move in all of its precise glory; we got stereoscopic 3D and Facebook integration and Share and HD PS2 classics and PlayStation Plus and betas and a LittleBigPlanet 2 demo and an UNCHARTED 3 announcement and a Twisted Metal E3 announcement and a bunch of other things I’m probably forgetting (feel free to remind us in the comments!)

Be happy, be healthy, and be good! And be sure to join us in 2011 for one of the wildest PlayStation software lineups of all time. I’m tingling already!

P.S. What was your favorite overall PS3 and PSP game this year?

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  • Favorite PS3 games this year:
    Call of duty BlackOps <=== it came out in nov but still cool
    PlayStation Move Sports Bundle

  • Happy holidays to everyone at SCEA. My favorite ps3 games for 2010 were Red Dead Redemption, God Of War 3, DeathSpank, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World:The Game and Castle Crashers.

  • Games of the year: GT5, Heavy Rain and God of War 3, Red Dead Redemption and Assasin’s Creed Brotherhood, but they are all great games.

  • 2010 good year. 2011 great? we’ll see.

  • crisis core, dissidia final fantasy, phantasy star portable 2, metal gear peace walker, little big planet, modnation racers….

  • yeah this year has been amazing from a gaming standpoint.economic wise it wasnt the best. so, lets hope that next year will be a brighter year for everybody from the economy,health and a good influx of videogames and other type of content.my best wishes to everyone that works for/at scea,to all devs and their respective families as well…i suspect that next year will bring great surprises like the rumored psp2,playstation phone etc etc

    ps2 : sakura wars so long my love
    ps3:atelier rorona
    psp: crimson gem saga,hexyz force

    personally, i’m gonna celebrate the holidays with my family eating rice and beans,pork,tostones and for drink i will drink alots of pepsi…and of course i will play some buzz and mass effect 2(the demo)

    btw, thank you guys and popcap for the update of bejeweled 2.now the best got just better with the ability of listening to our own sooundtracks in-game,woot!

    again,happy holidays for jeff,sid,ro,grace chen,eric lempel,stephanie yoshimoto,kevin furuichi,deborah mars and all the gang of scea! :)

  • The LBP2 demo is outrageously fun! PS3 is the best system ever!
    Happy Holidays!
    Fave 2010 PSP: God of War: Ghost of Sparta
    Fave 2010 PS3: The Sly Collection
    All-time PS3 Faves: LittleBigPlanet, Uncharted 2, Infamous
    All-time PSP Faves: LittleBigPlanet PSP, Ghost of Sparta, Ratchet and Clank: Size Matters
    PS3 is awesome! It only does everything! (but teaching babies to read, teach dogs to play checkers, make sandwiches, or turn into a robot that makes pizza, but pretty much everything else!)

  • GOTY 2010- God of War III
    PSP GOTY- Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker and Ghost of Sparta. Sorry I cant pick just one.

    Honestly though, I have spent the most time playing Gran Turismo on both platforms. Then again I also love to drive.

  • @56: You forgot Rey and Kevin Butler!
    Happy Holidays all!

  • PS3: LBp 1, and 2 (when it comes out, of course)
    PSP: LBP, Motorstorm, and Logans Shadow (not from 2010, but still…)

  • 2010 was awesome. Racked up quite a few Platinum Trophies :)

  • @Sid: I’d like to wish you & your family a very Healthy & Happy Holiday!

    My favorite PS3 games from 2010 are Transformers: War for Cybertron and Battlefield: Bad Company 2.

    In 2011, I’m looking forward to these PS3 games:
    Killzone 3
    Crysis 2
    Mass Effect 2
    Deep Black
    Hunted: Demon’s Forge
    Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon
    Resistance 3

  • PS3: Heavy Rain
    PSP: Ghost of Sparta

  • Red Dead Redemption was probably the best game I played this year. It was a great year for the PS3 overall. I am very excited about the upcoming year, too.

    Happy Holidays to you all!

  • kewl this is so kewl my fav game is either uncharted 2 or skate 3

  • Favorite PS3 Game of 2010: Tie between God of War 3 and Heavy Rain
    Favorite PSP Game of 2010: God of War: Ghost of Sparta

  • PS3: Red Dead Redemption
    PSP: Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker

    If we’re also counting games I played this year that weren’t necessarily released in 2010, then I’d have to go with Demon’s Souls! Also special mention goes to Heavy Rain for being such a unique and interesting game.

  • umm uncharted 3!

  • Heavy Rain and Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker where my favorite games of this year.

  • Happy Holiday’s to the whole team behind the PSBlog. You guys did great this year. This blog use to be check for PSN Store updates to check every time I go on a Computer. Awesome posts from plenty of Game developers along with awesome video Interviews & Trailers. And gets super awesome when a developer leaves replies for questions asked. Not only that you guys implemented Playstation.blog share, so we can at least petition a few ideas that most people want. Cheers for another good year in 2011. (Which Obviously gonna be great year with PS3 huge Line up along with an incoming PSP2 release for next year.)

  • Awesome! I love LBP man, can’t wait and hope my parents get me the card/letter thing saying I’m getting it on the release date!!!

  • It’s not happy holiday till I’m done work which isn’t until christmas eve. Damn customers.



  • Happy Holidays to everyone! I’ll see you next year!

  • Favorite PS3 game: Those would be GT5 and Heavy Rain
    Favorite PSP game: MGS Peace Walker

    Happy holidays to everyone.

  • 2010 was a great year for us and we all know that! Thanks for the hard work! My overall favorite game of PS3 was hard to choose because there’s so many I was thinking of but I’ll have to say Metal Gear Solid 4 Guns of the Patriots. I just can’t get enough of the game. Happy holidays Sid!

  • So far my favorite game was Home.

    But if you are speaking of retail or PSP games.

    PS3 – Battletoads…. no wait, I meant .detuned.
    PSP – Moprtal Kombat. Yeah I got my PSP late and a heck of a lot of games this year.

  • My favorite PS3 game of this year was MAG. Such an awesome accomplishment of how they manage to pull of 256 player gameplay without major problems. This year has been quite a blast with some up and downs but it still came out as a good year. Though next year shall be so much better with the releases, of Uncharted 3 Drakes Deception, Dragon Age 2, Mass Effect 2, LBP2, and so many other games that have either yet to be named or I just can’t name. I so can’t wait for next year. It shall be another great year for the PS3.

  • Fav PS3 game: Super Street Fighter IV
    Fav PSP game: Valkyria Chronicles II

    Can’t wait to see what to see what Insomniac, Sucker Punch, and the others bring to the Blog.

    Happy holidays everyone!

  • One more for fun.

    Fav PSN game: Scott Pilgrim vs the World

  • Happy Holidays PS Blog!!! My favorite games in 2010 are Modnation Racers and The Sly Collection, so see you guys in 2011.

  • Merry Christmas, Sony!

  • i know im prob a lil too ruff for u guys buy Happy Holidays Ruffness aside, My house is Sony’d out if you would lol

    PS3 BABY 2011 & Beyond!


  • Happy Holidays

    Lots of great games 2010

    Favorite PS2: Sakura Wars so long my love
    Favorite PSP: Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker
    Favorite PS3: Yakuza 3

    Favorite game of the year: Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker

  • Who else is stopping by Sid? WHO ELSE IS STOPPING BY DAMMIT!? WHOOOOO!?!?

    Sorry, the anticipations got me antsy in my pantsy, but I still want to shoot all you at PSBlog a very merry Christmas and some super Happy Holidays. You guys did a great job this year and I await next year’s coverage of all news Playstation with bated breath. Have a good break!

  • PS3: Call of Duty: Black Ops
    PSP: Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker

  • Merry Christmas to Sid, Jeff, Rey, (the often underrated) Grace, and the team.

    I know you sometimes have to sift through a lot of negative comments and off topic requests (I’ll save my questions about the craziness of the new forum for another time) but you should know that we appreciate the hard work that is put into the Blog.

    Now, for Christmas, I am hoping for a powerful PS Phone, news of a PSP2, proper music and video stores in all regions, Chrome on the PS3 with a Move pointer, and a PSN messaging app for PSP and smartphones.

    Of course, you could just get me into an Uncharted 3 beta, and that would make me just as happy.

    Happy new year too!

  • Back to the forum (I couldn’t stay on-topic for long)…

    The new forum has a ton of features, but the interface is extremely messy.

    Can you ask Santa to tidy up the frond end, create a proper categorised landing page, and make it easier to navigate for new users.

    Back to Christmas and New Year… the games lineup for 2011 looks truly amazing. Maybe that’s our Christmas gift from Sony

  • You guys did great this year take a well deserved break :-D

  • 2010 was great! Modnations Racers gave me months of fun! But bring on 2011!

    Little Big Planet 2
    Killzone 3
    Motorstorm Apocalypse
    Resistance 3
    Uncharted 3
    Infamous 2
    Socom 4
    Twisted Metal
    The Last Guardian
    Ratchet & Clank All 4 One
    Strangers Wrath
    Mass Effect 2 & 3

    WOW! just…. WOW!

  • merry xmass.

  • Playstation game of the year is undoubtedly God of War 3. Epic ending to an epic saga with a surprising amount of depth in the end.

  • Heavy Rain is such a unique experience that none other game will give you ever.You really are the characters.You will feel the tension while playing this game and it has sooo much replay value.The game is difficult i tell u.
    Oscar worthy story,Fantastic Experience.
    Heavy Rain for Game of the Year 2010 All The Way!

    Oh and You Forgot the Yakuza 4 Announcement!
    Next Year 7 or 8 PS3 Exclusives i have to buy!

  • Happy Holidays PlayStation.

    Favorite games of ’10: PS3 – GOW3. PSP – Ghost of Sparta.

    Thanks Sony SM & Readyatdawn!

  • Because I got my PS3 this year with LittleBigPlanet Game of the Year Edition, I’ll say that’s my favorite game. I spend alot of time creating levels,although they aren’t as good as some that I find over the community U.U , but it’s cool.
    My fav. PSP game is Silent Hill Origin’s (is the only game I got for the PSP though)

    And Happy Christmas everyone at PlayStation Blog and the PSN Community

  • ModNation Racers!

  • Another great year of Playstation games, and looking forward to 2011!

    My favourite PS3 game this year was Heavy Rain (with God of War 3 right behind it), and my favourite PSP game was Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker (with God of War Ghost of Sparta right behind it!).

    I still have lots of games I haven’t found time to play yet, and more coming next year, but I’m not complaining. Have a great Christmas everyone!

  • LittleBigPlanet! I just got my PS3 last christmas, then in january I GOT LittleBigPlanet!

  • My GOTY is God of war 3.

    I’m surprised that some people say FF13 for GOTY, for me it was a chore to play through it, a very bad game. To each their own i guess

  • My favorite games for the PS3 are:
    LocoRoco Cocoreccho!
    DanceDanceRevolution PS3
    Sports Champions
    Start the Party! Demo
    LittleBigPlanet 2 Demo
    TV Superstars Demo
    ModNation Racers
    2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa PS3

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