The PlayStation Recap

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Some pretty major updates this week, from inFAMOUS 2’s June 7th launch date confirmation to the new PS3 Killzone 3 bundle ($299) to the new GT5 update that adds multi-monitor support (up to 5 monitors and 180 viewing degrees) to Kevin Butler’s Killzone 3 TV spots to a rare look at the Mortal Kombat team’s approach to fatality creation. And man, that’s just a drop in the bucket — what a week!

What are you playing over the long holiday weekend?

The PlayStation Recap – PlayStation.Blog

  • ModNation Monday: To ModNation With Love — The Lovebug Mod and Swan Kart are free for one week only!
  • SingStar Update: 50 New Songs, Kings of Leon, and a Valentine’s Twist — Singstar fans are swimming in new content these days!
  • Couples Co-op: Valentine’s Day Selections for PlayStation Gamers — This Valentine’s Day, it’s about nest feathering, not neck snapping.
  • Fight Night Champion Demo: How You Can Help Shape the Sweet Science — Get a full tour of the controls for this upcoming bruiser.
  • Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together – Your Questions Answered — Square Enix answers loads of questions for this new PSP game from the creators of Final Fantasy Tactics.
  • Exclusive 3D Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Video – Available Today — 3D content is getting better all the time.
  • PlayStation Network Gamers’ Choice Awards Needs YOU! Vote For Your Favorite PSN Games Today — Four categories. Four votes. The winning games get 30-50% off on the PlayStation Store. Voting opens next week!
  • FINISH HIM: How to Make a Killer Fatality for Mortal Kombat — A peek into the Fatality Factory. See rare sketches!
  • ‘The Tester 2’ Reunion Premieres Today, Final Chance for Download & Win Sweepstakes — Gaymer and the rest of the Tester Season 2 cast answer fan questions in this special episode.
  • NEW PS3 160GB Killzone 3 Bundle Available February 22nd — $299 for a 160GB PS3 and a copy of Killzone 3 — in other words, buy a PS3 and get Killzone 3 for free!
  • PlayStation Store Update — Killzone 3 single-player demo, Yakuza 4 demo for PlayStation Plus, $3 for both Penny Arcade games and lots more.
  • SEGA Genesis Collection Coming Exclusively to PlayStation Plus Subscribers for FREE! — Excellent news for any Genesis fan. Get the full rollout schedule here!
  • Official Statement Regarding PS3 Circumvention Devices and Pirated Software — A statement from Sony Computer Entertainment.
  • Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime for PSN Gets New Friends, New Fiends — New pics and info for this upcoming four-player co-op PSN game. Who you gonna call?
  • PlayStation Home Update: Urgent Fury Joins Community Theater, New Items + More — New virtual items and content for PlayStation Home.
  • Digital Comics Store Update — Hack/Slash premieres, Green Lantern Corps and Ratchet & Clank continue, new Locke & Keys and more.
  • Coming to PlayStation Plus: Sonic the Hedgehog, Spyro: Year of the Dragon, and ModNation Racers Full Game Trial — Free SEGA Genesis Collection, ModNation Racers Full Game Trial, and Spyro: Year of the Dragon for PlayStation Plus users.
  • Access Millions of Music Tracks on PlayStation Network with Music Unlimited – Available Today — Have you tried Music Unlimited on your PS3? Let us know what you think.
  • Killzone 3 “Battle Fuel” Now Available at 7-Eleven Stores Nationwide — Quench your battle thirst and get the spoils of war.
  • MLB 11 The Show: Pure Analog Pitching Exposed — MLB 11 The Show shows off an all-new pitching mechanic in this new video.
  • PlayStation Network Video Content Update — Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit 2011: The 3D Experience, Unstoppable, Waiting for Superman and more.
  • Alien Breed 3: Descent – What You Need to Know — The final chapter for this twinstick PSN shooter. Dead Nation fans should definitely take a look.
  • It Only Does Sharp Shooting, Hard-Hitting, 3D Games — Killzone 3, meet Kevin Butler. Kevin Butler, Killzone 3.
  • InFAMOUS 2 Countdown Begins: Release Date, Pre-Orders & HERO Edition Announced! — inFAMOUS 2 hits on June 7th! See what the $99.99 Hero Edition gets you!
  • LittleBigPlanet Community Update: Hansel & Gretelbot Out Now! Plus, Game Update 1.01 — New community pack includes seven levels, a full story, cut scenes, voice acting, original score and more. It’s out now!
  • NEW Official PS3 Bluetooth Headset in “Urban Camouflage” Available Soon — The latest Bluetooth technology and a new design that promotes a stealthy approach.
  • MLB 11 The Show: Camera Editor Tour — Recreate the camera view of your favorite MLB team’s feed in MLB 11 The Show.
  • Major Gran Turismo 5 Update, Latest GT Academy News — Among other things, this massive GT5 patch adds the ability to use up to 5 separate HD TVs for an ultra-wide view. As Keanu Reeves would say, “Woah.”
  • PlayStation Move Heroes: Built for Precision — New video walks you through the development process and evolution of this mash-up of Ratchet, Sly Cooper, and Jak.
  • Killzone 3 Helghast Edition: First Unboxing Video — We open the Killzone 3 Helghast Edition for all to see.
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  • Triple Cash Weekend — It’s been about a month since our last multiple Cash weekend and people have asked when the next such weekend will happen. That weekend is now.
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