The PlayStation Recap — My Cup Runneth Over Edition

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! San Francisco is suffering a bit of a cold spell, so it’s the perfect excuse to stay inside and finish UNCHARTED 3. And Batman: Arkham City. And Rage. And Dark Souls. And Shadow of the Colossus. And Dead Island. And Battlefield 3. All in preparation for this Tuesday, with the arrival of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Wish me luck!

In other happenings this week, Jeff took guest turn on Pulse with a valuable UNCHARTED 3 tip, Capcom showed off its 2012 PS3 lineup, the developers of upcoming PSN horror game Amy showed that survival is within reach, IO Interactive narrated a sequence from Hitman: Absolution, PSN announced a price reduction in the DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket app for the remainder of the season, Naughty Dog released the full soundtrack to all three UNCHARTED games on PSN and iTunes, Brazil PlayStation.Blog manager Fabio Santana dished out new details on King of Fighters XIII, “Where is my Heart?” was revealed as a free PlayStation Plus title for 11/8, RPG Fate/EXTRA hit PSP, 2012 strategy RPG Rainbow Moon was confirmed as a PSN exclusive, and the creators of DUST 514 showed off the future of war in the form of the imposing Mobile Command Center.

What are you playing this weekend?

  • I’m playing: UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception, Battlefield 3 multiplayer, Dungeon Defenders, Beat Hazard Ultra
  • I’m watching: Red State, The Walking Dead
  • I’m reading: The Walking Dead Book 7

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The 10 Most-Viewed Posts of the Week

  • PlayStation Store Update — Hydrophobia Prophecy (free for PS+ members through November), UNCHARTED 3 Fortune Hunters’ Club, new PS2 Classics Bloodrayne, Raiden III, and Harvest Moon: Save The Homeland.
  • Sack it to Me: Halloween Hangover — The new Ezio costume hits on 11/15 alongside Assassin’s Creed Revelations — you’ll see first pics here.
  • Announcing Square Enix’s Winter of RPGs Campaign — The wait is almost over: Chrono Cross, Final Fantasy V and Final Fantasy VI are coming to PSN between now and the holidays.
  • PlayStation Plus November Sneak Peek: Free Hydrophobia Prophecy and More — Hydrophobia Prophecy comes free to every PS+ subscriber this month, along with the usual boatload of discounts and early access.
  • UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception Available Today — Since UNCHARTED 3’s release this Tuesday, I’ve been spending every spare moment of my life with Nathan Drake. People are starting to ask questions.
  • DC Universe Online: Free to Play Your Way on PS3 — Sony Online Entertainment has opened the floodgates on DC Universe Online with a new free-to-play pricing setup. If you create a superhero, tell us about him or her in the comments!
  • PlayStation Home Redesign Coming This Thursday — The Home redesign (sort of a theme park for video games) dominated Blog reader interest this week, with two stories in the top 10. It’s live now, so let us know what you think.
  • Heavy Rain: Director’s Cut Ships November 8th — If you haven’t played this puppy, now’s your chance. This was perhaps my favorite overall game of 2010.
  • Get Jurassic Park: The Game Free with 1 Year of PlayStation Plus — Free dinosaurs with every PlayStation Plus one-year subscription if you order before 11/8.
  • PlayStation Home Redesign Video Tour – New Games, Genre-Based Districts, and More — Home’s massive redesign is live now, but you can watch this new video to get a preview.
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