The PlayStation Recap — Tokyo Game Show Edition

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Though Tokyo Game Show is firmly focused on news concerning the Japanese gaming community, this week did see a flurry of gaming announcements that applied to US gamers as well: Katamari Damacy was announced for PS Vita, PixelJunk Lifelike formally changed its name to (the much sleeker) PixelJunk 4am, PS Vita’s mindbending puzzle-RPG Gravity Rush released new details and (gorgeous) new screens, and a new video walkthrough for UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss.

In addition to our top 10 posts below, this week also saw a lengthy video showing off Starhawk’s outer space combat, the long-awaited debut gameplay trailer for Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD for PS3, a Tetris championship aimed at PS3 players, details on the single-player experience in Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, and an October 4th release date for PSN Eufloria.

What was your favorite news this week?

The PlayStation Recap – PlayStation.Blog

Most-Watched Video of the Week: Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD for PS3

The 10 Most-Viewed Posts of the Week

  • PlayStation Store Update — This week sees Renegade Ops, From Dust (20% off for PS Plus members), Ferrari – The Race Experience, Elemental Monster Online Card Game, FIFA Soccer 12 Demo, Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 Demo 1, White Knight Chronicles II DLC and more.
  • PlayStation is Looking for a Few Good Gamers — Will you answer the call?
  • PS3 Wireless Stereo Headset Available Now, Take the Tour — The official PS3 Wireless Stereo Headset is, as our British friends might say, one nice piece of kit. And it’s only $99! Get the full tour here: everything from the foolproof “install” process to the handy on-screen UI.
  • PlayStation Move’s Fall Lineup Brings inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood, inFAMOUS 2 — Cole gains PlayStation Move motion control (that almost rhymes!) in the upcoming inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood standalone downloadable game, while a free update will bring Move controls to the masses with inFAMOUS 2. Read up on the rest of this fall’s Move lineup here.
  • Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Limited Beta Launches, Demo in October — This limited Beta was opened to a few (hundred) lucky Insomniacs. But if you didn’t win entry, don’t fret – the official Beta is coming in October. Stay tuned for more details!
  • Sack it to Me: LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Pack Hits PSN Today — A new Story campaign and powerful new Create tools round out what Joystiq said may be “the most ambitious DLC release for any game ever released.” Even if you don’t buy the pack ($9.99), you’ll still be able to play Move-enhanced user-created levels.
  • God of War: Origins Collection Hits PS3 Today With Launch Trailer — The Origins Collection combines two of the highest-rated PSP games of all time on one Blu-ray disc. With 1080p, 60 frames per second and stereoscopic 3D modes, Chains of Olympus and Ghost of Sparta have never looked better!
  • Resident Evil 4 Hits PSN on Tuesday, Plus Subscribers Get 50% Off — I am so playing this.
  • UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss Walkthrough Video — Watch 10 uninterrupted minutes of Nathan Drake’s PS Vita game and ask yourself the following question: Does this look like a handheld game? Let us know your answer in the comments!
  • Tokyo Game Show Comes to PlayStation Home + Mall Updates — Get a taste of Japan in PlayStation home and earn some exclusive rewards for ICO & Shadow of the Colossus Collection and UNCHARTED 3. Who’s checked this out — and what did you think?
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