The PlayStation Recap — UNCHARTED 3 Edition

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I’ll be keeping today’s Recap short and focused — I have to throw together a Halloween costume in time for a party tonight! This weekend, I think it’s fair to say that the imminent launch of UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception (this Tuesday!) is dominating the minds of most gamers. I know it’s dominating mine…

This weekend also marks the beginning of Halloween festivities. Are any PlayStation.Bloggers attending Halloween get togethers this weekend? Anyone brave enough to dress up as a PlayStation character? Let us know in the comments!

This week saw a new Dancer Diary for Everybody Dance, an opportunity to join one of PlayStation’s most celebrated commercials, first details on Mass Effect 3’s four-player “Galaxy at War” co-op, a first look at the Witch-king in The Lord of the Rings: War in the North, a new PSP bundle starring FIFA 12 and Cars 2: The Video Game, a look at Ezio’s guest turn in Soul Calibur V, a new PS Vita launch title from Namco Bandai Games, and launch celebrations for PixelJunk SideScroller, Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone, and inviZimals: Shadow Zone.

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Most-Watched Video of the Week: Skullgirls: Move Primer

The 10 Most-Viewed Posts of the Week

  • PlayStation Store Update — Highlights include PixelJunk SideScroller, inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood, Worms Crazy Golf, Daytona USA, Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone, 20 to 50% off selected PlayStation Plus games and more.
  • Get Your Hands on PS Vita Early with the First Edition Bundle — The U.S. bundle includes a PS Vita 3G + Wi-Fi model, a limited edition case, 4GB PS Vita Memory Card, and Little Deviants game for $349.99…and you get it a week early.
  • Sack It To Me: LittleBigPlanet 2 Move Bundle, LBP2 Special Edition, UNCHARTED 3 Costume — Sackboy’s been busy! Don’t miss the debut of the ultra-cute Nathan Drake costume that hits November 1st alongside UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception.
  • inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood hits PSN Today with PS Move Support — Just in time for Halloween! Soon, inFAMOUS 2 users will also be getting optional PS Move support in an upcoming software update — stay tuned for timing details.
  • UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Experience: Way of the Iron Fist — Nathan Drake is not a man to shy away from fisticuffs. Learn how to pound your enemies into submission on the multiplayer battlefield with this new dev diary.
  • Celebrate Halloween In PlayStation Home — Scaring up some new Halloween-themed items. Anyone planning a costume night?
  • Battlefield 3 Assaults PS3 Today, Get the Full Trophy List — Who picked up Battlefield 3 this week, and what do you think of it so far? Leave your thoughts in the comments!
  • Ubisoft Bringing New PSN Content This Winter and Beyond — Survive a mysterious catastrophe in I Am Alive, prevent the Babylonians from building the Tower of Babel in Babel Rising, and shoot many robots in Shoot Many Robots.
  • SEGA Arcade Classic DAYTONA USA Gets a Rolling Start on PSN Tomorrow — DAAAYTOOOOOONAAAAA!!! It’s back. It’s on PSN.
  • Scaling the Universe of DUST 514 — Using technical wizardry, CCP’s upcoming PlayStation exclusive merges an intense PS3 multiplayer shooter with the sprawling online empires of EVE Online. Get new insight with this post from one of CCP’s server architects.
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    • UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception is SO CLOSE!!!

      I’m Playing: UNCHARTED: Drake’s Fortune and UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves in anticipation.

      I’m Watching: Nikita season 2, and The Walking Dead season 2.

      I’m Reading: The Codex Alera series by Jim Butcher.

    • Ahhh can’t wait for Tuesday to play Uncharted 3! Good thing I’ve been playing BF3 multiplayer which is awsome. Hey Sid any new assassins creed revelations news comming this week? That’s my second most anticipated game after U3!

    • this is game is sweet can’t wait to play the [DELETED]

    • “I think it’s fair to say that the imminent launch of UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception (this Tuesday!) is dominating the minds of most gamers. I know it’s dominating mine… ”

      Define “most”…

      I’m playing: Solatorobo: Red the Hunter, Rock Man 4, Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns
      I’m watching: The snow fluttering down outside my windows
      I’m reading: XSeed Forums, PlayStation Blog

    • Hey Sid have you read Uncharted: The Fourth Labyrinth? I’m in an Uncharted mood with the release of Uncharted 3 being days away and I was wondering if it was worth a look.

    • I’m playing Uncharted 3 right now (thanks to Twitter contest and the Premium Pass!).
      Yes, it is as good as they say.

    • Oh and the game on my mind for this week is Fate/Extra for the PSP! Here’s to hoping Aksys will localize Fate/Extra CCC also! :)

    • I saw a Kratos mask last week but I didn’t get it. Hopefully I can go tomorrow and get it cause I really want it now!!!
      What are you going to be, Sid?

    • BOOOOOOO!

    • I am wasting my life away in Dark Souls. No reading or watching anything.
      I apparently am addicted to getting killed over & over, which is odd since my character is already dead.

      Nonetheless, will shelve that Tuesday night when I do a stealth tackle, like Ezio, of my always late UPS dude & get my nerdgasm on with U3.

      Happy Halloween, everyone. Don’t be a cheapskate & turn your lights off. You deserve to be tricked if you do.

    • This week has been awesome! I got two free copies of Uncharted 3(one regular edition, and collector’s edition), thanks to naught dog and the amc event. I will now be wearing my Uncharted 3 belt buckle and necklace on a regular basis.

      I’m playing: Uncharted 3(beat the story mode already and trying to go for the plat)

      I’m watching: Beavis and Butt-head, Ghostbusters

      I’m reading: nothing at the moment

    • Have fun at your party Sid. What are you going as, a Xenomorph? (You’re an Aliens fan right, or am I mistaking you for someone else on my Twitter feed?)

      And to everyone else, have a safe Halloween!

    • Uncharted 3 is almost here! Can’t wait to get that Collector’s Edition in my hands!

      Im Playing: Festival of Blood, Uncharted Drakes Fortune

      Im Watching: UFC 137 Facebook Prelims LIVE

      Im Reading: Nothing except for what I’m typing :P

    • I can’t wait for my Uncharted 3 Collector’s Edition but I just say someone with the Explorer Edition and I’m jealous it’s not available for the US!

    • I’m playing: Infamous 2, Gow collection 1 and 2, Infamous 2 and festival of blood, Dragon ball Raging blast 2 and a lot of psn games :P
      I’m watching: The Walking dead,Paranormal activity movies
      I’m reading: Portal of shadows (Lene Kaaberbol)

    • Im going to sink sooo many hours in Battlefield 3! This game is awesomesauce! Nothing better than raining down on your target with a jet! Looking foward for Back to Karkand expantion too.

      I have a question – when is Absolute Supercar Challenge coming, and how mutch?

    • Playing: Probably nothing (I just broke 3 fingers in my right hand) but if I could I’d play Mortal Kombat and PixelJunk SideScroller

      Watching: The Lord of The Rings Extended Edition on Blu-ray, the Giants beat up on Miami

      Reading: Job sites

    • Cannot Wait to play Uncharted 3 this week!

      Im Playing: Batman: Arkham City(Damn Epic!), Hunted: The Demon Forge, Rochard.
      Im Watching: Monte Carlo.
      Im Reading: Playstation Blog.

    • Playing: Batman, BF3(epic…. Awesome….), infamous FOB.

      Watching: nothing good thanks to the baseball messing my shows up. (Fringe)

      Can’t wait for UC3, Skyrim, AC

    • I’m playing: Uncharted and Uncharted 2 and Battlefield 3, Infamous FOB

      I’m watching: Whose lIne is it anyway and Ghost Adventures.

      I’m Reading: Uncharted the Fourth Labrinth (I screwed up the spelling)

    • @ #17 ABRipperXX:

      OMG! YOU WATCHED “MONTE CARLO”????? HOW DID YOU LIKE IT???? I’M GOING TO SEND YOU A FRIEND INVITE TOMORROW!!!! (I already logged off for the night.)

      Anyway…..

      I’m Playing: Gran Turismo 5 (Lovin’ the Spec 2.0 update and DLC, PD! Keep it up!) and Sega Rally Arcade Online (PM me if you want to play me online in either game)

      I’m Watching: YouTube videos (Still no TV; Hopefully that will be fixed this upcoming week)

      I’m Reading: Nothing apart from this blog and GTPlanet.net news section.

      I’m Listening ATM: Pantera’s “Rise”; A good friend got me into it.

      Oh, and one more thing, at #15 DoTheKiller91: What’s this “Absolute Supercar Challenge” you speak of? Care to throw me a link for proof? B/C I haven’t heard anything about that.

    • grrr, have to keep logging in everytime i come to this site just to post one comment… annoying…

      im with the Playstation masses in awaiting Uncharted 3… picking that up first chance i get tuesday morning… probably picking up the Ico collection as well that day…

      currently reading the PS Blog, of course…
      watching: hmmm, watched Bad Teacher yesterday and Casino Jack today… not bad movies… good for a few laughs…
      Playing: Homefront the last few days… froze up on me today tho… why does every game have to freeze up at some point..??

      anyhow, Happy Halloween to everyone and make it a safe one for the kids… and don’t drink & drive… if you do, you’re stupid…

    • If i loose one more game because of a network error im gonna smash your system with a sledgehammer, Burn the peice of crap, piss on the ashes, And go to Xbox… Ive been a loyal fan ever since ps1 and this crap has got to stop.. Your a billion dollar company that charges out the ass for games…. Fix it or fire the morons that work there and get ones who can actually fix this crap…. And i have plenty of people that will walk with me also… This is getting outta hand

    • i just won drake journal from the subway taste for adventure sweepstakes im so excited i cant wait for this frigin thing to come in the mail

      o and by the way Rocketbirds is the f***ing shisnit

      once i was lost but now am found

    • UNCHARTED 3, tomorrow night baby!!! 8)

    • @24

      I cant wait!!!!! I have it pre-ordered :D

    • LOL 22 watch out for the doorknob

    • I can hardly wait to get uncharted 3 game when tuesday as november 1st comes. I am playing uncharted 1 and 2. However, here’s a solution for preventing from freezing while playing both of those games: play few chapters or less, then quit the game completely as returning to game title and then to XMB, wait for few minutes or less, then restart the game again and then continue playing where left off, then repeat this step as much as you can until you beat the game to the end since i tried that and that did solved the problem of freezing gameplay of uncharted 1 and 2 game. Let’s just hope uncharted 3 game doesn’t freeze during gameplay just like it did on uncharted 1 & 2. Hope everybody would take my suggustion about the freezing problem for those games. Have a great day everybody and have a happy halloween when tomorrow comes.

    • I’m playing: Batman: Arkham City, Battlefield 3, Uncharted 2
      I’m watching: The Walking Dead, Family Guy
      I’m reading: Uncharted 3 Story line.

    • Good week, Sid, once again. Cannot wait for my collector’s edition to get here on Tuesday of Uncharted 3!

      Playing: Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune (beat it on Crushing, very brutal), Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception multiplayer.

      Reading: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, this blog, IGN, Joystiq, PSX extreme.

      Watching: Let the right one in, Parks and Rec, Atlanta Falcons Football.

      Can’t wait for: Uncharted 3!!!!!!!!!

    • Sony you reward players for having a Twitter feed SAD very SAD. you will never get me on twitter. LOL :)

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