The PlayStation Recap — Post-PAX Depression Edition

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The PlayStation Recap — Post-PAX Depression Edition

And just like that, PAX is (just about) over. Where does the time go? This year’s show was great fun: I battled Major Nelson in Super Password, watched Jeff lead the God of War: Ascension panel, experienced a Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes demo narrated by Hideo Kojima, and went hands-on with Metal Gear Solid Revegeance (look for a preview soon!). My only regret: eating too much of the tasty but uber-heavy crab macaroni and cheese I ate on the first night in Seattle. Urp!

This week was a big one on the PlayStation front. In addition to a gigantic Store update, Double Dragon Neon was confirmed as a free PlayStation Plus game later this September, Fuel Overdose announced its PSN intentions, Mass Effect 3: Leviathan and Lights, Camera, Party! and Rock Band Blitz launched on PlayStation Store, Heavenly Sword’s Nariko and MediEvil’s Sir Daniel joined the cast of PlayStation All-Stars, free-to-play RPG Mercia hit PlayStation Home, we got a peek at The Unfinished Swan’s King, Okami HD revealed an extensive Trophy lineup, United Front Games released a new Game Jam video for LittleBigPlanet Karting,

What are you playing this weekend?

The PlayStation Recap

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  • PS Vita System Software Update (v1.80) – Take The Tour — New features detailed in our video tour. Plus: 26 new PSone games have been added for North America – see the list here.
  • PAX 2012: Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes is Coming to PS3 — Kojima’s latest creation is absolutely worth a gander.
  • PlayStation Plus Update: Borderlands Coming to Instant Game Collection September 4th — If you’ve never played this shooter-RPG classic, this is the perfect chance to catch up before Borderlands 2 on September 18th.
  • PlayStation All-Stars Gets inFAMOUS With Evil Cole — The PlayStation All-Stars grow in numbers by the hour! Evil Cole’s level three Super is well worth seeing.
  • PlayStation Collections Available at Retail Today: God of War, inFAMOUS, Ratchet & Clank — Three value-laden HD classics are out now on Blu-rau (plus Journey: Collector’s Edition!)
  • DIRECTV’S NFL Sunday Ticket Returns to PS3, Launches in September — NFL Sunday Ticket on PS3 is ready for September 9th.
  • PlayStation All-Stars: Raiden Slices Through The Competition — Gearing up (lawl) for his turn in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance in February 2013, Raiden debuts on the PlayStation All-Stars stage.
  • PlayStation at PAX 2012: God of War: Ascension, All-Stars, LittleBigPlanet and More — There was plenty to see at PAX this year. Did anyone stop by the theater to see The Last of Us?
  • The Walking Dead: Episode 3 Hits PSN Today — After finishing this last night, I think it’s Telltale’s best and bleakest episode yet.
  • Classic RPG Love: Dragon Fantasy Book II Comes to PS3, PS Vita Next Year — This 16-bit-styled RPG is coming to PS3 and PS Vita with advanced Mode 7-inspired graphics and a dash of Blast Processing.
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