Europe was the epicenter of PlayStation news and announcements this week, and fortunately the
EU PlayStation.Blog‘s James Gallagher has been keeping us updated with new interviews for Resistance 3 and Journey. inFAMOUS 2 developer Sucker Punch Productions also revealed two new companion characters that will serve as moral touchstones for Cole’s adventure in New Marais.
As for me, I’m consumed by
Dead Space 2. I’m currently creeping my way through the flickering corridors of the Sprawl, carefully counting bullets and stomping Necromorph corpses. Because I’m playing on the Survivalist difficulty, I’ve been struggling to stay one step ahead of certain death — with mixed results. Has anyone been brave enough to take on the Hardcore mode?
SingStar Update: 45 More Songs Added — SingStar’s DLC bombardment rages on. The new barrage includes Bon Jovi!
PAC-MAN Championship Edition Hits minis Tomorrow — …and there was much rejoicing. It’s here and it’s cheap!
ModNation Monday: In The Zone. The KILLZONE! — The Killzone 3 Mod and Kart were “forged in the fires of Helghan itself.”
PlayStation Premieres at Sundance 2011 — Life lesson: Celebrities enjoy PlayStation Move and Killzone 3 just as much as the common man.
The UnderGarden Hits PSN Today, Now What the Heck Is It? — If you enjoyed flOw and Flower, give this soothing PSN game a look.
Resistance 3 and Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Update — New gameplay video ripped straight from Insomniac Games’ 2011 PS3 exclusives.
inFAMOUS 2: Morality Revealed, Meet the Companions — Cole’s got an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other.
MLB 11 The Show “In a Jam” Trailer Gets Epic — I’m no sports fan. If every baseball game went down like this, I’d be in the front row.
PlayStation Store Update — The UnderGarden, Assassin’s Creed II Deluxe Edition (includes all DLC), Bionic Commando: Rearmed 2 and more.
Killzone 3 Multiplayer Open Beta Coming 2/3, Win a Limited Helghast Edition — Every day this weekend, 20 random beta players will be chosen to win an ultra-rare, LED-imbued Limited Helghast Edtion. Glowing eyes!
LittleBigPlanet 2 Prius Contest is Live, Chance to Win a 3D Bravia TV — If you’re experienced with Create, this contest could be easy money.
Kaz Hirai on the NGP — SCEI’s President and Group CEO talks broad strategy for Next Generation Portable, including that all-important Call of Duty announcement.
Dead Nation Comes to Home + Novus Prime Update, Blue Toad Murder Files, and More — I’m a huge fan of Dead Nation, so I’ll be checking out the new Home space this weekend. Will you?
Digital Comics Store Update — Wolverine: Old Man Logan, DC Universe Online Legends, new bundles, and a smattering of other new comics.
Introducing the Killzone 3 Retro Map Pack! — Re-live your Killzone 2 glory days with this DLC multiplayer map pack, free with pre-orders.
Talking Resistance 3 with Insomniac Games — Our intrepid EU correspondent James Gallagher catches up with Ryan Schneider and Jon Paquette, discusses trains, fear and more.
Killzone 3 Multiplayer Open Beta is Live: Come Get Some! — “Reminder: We are in an open beta, so it’s possible you may experience some issues connecting to a game. Know that we are doing everything we can to make this a smooth and fun experience for everyone.”
Coming to PlayStation Plus: Free Day One Download of Stacking and Exclusive Demos for Killzone 3 and Yakuza 4 — The PlayStation Plus benefits continue to “stack” up. Tee-hee! Remember: A one-year subscription ($50) gives you 15 months.
New Castle Crashers Character Will Benefit Breast Cancer Research — Pink Knight is packing serious heat: Rainbows and lollypops.
Legendary DC Universe Online Offer Coming February 8 — Want to play DC Universe? Why not save a few bucks?
Chatting About Journey with Thatgamecompany — Mr. Gallagher corners Jenova Chen and squeezes him for new details on Journey.
LittleBigPlanet Community Update: 3.6 Million Levels and Counting — Sackboy spokesman Mark Valledor gives us a full update on all things LBP2 — new levels, Valentine’s Day DLC and more.
PlayStation Network Video Content Update — The Social Network and other Oscar favorites are available to watch before the big ceremony on 2/27.
Dark Souls Q&A: Variety is the Spice of Death — Like ’em spicy? Dark Souls will make you sweat. This dark fantasy RPG hits PS3 in 2011 and we’ve got a detailed first Q&A.