Posted 17 November
Greetings one and all! Fred here with your weekly digest of PlayStation-related news – and, as ever, there’s plenty to get your teeth into.
The big news this week was the much-anticipated launch info for PlayStation Plus on PS Vita. I hope you’ll agree it’s a really strong line-up, and it’s just the tip of the iceberg – we’ve got lots of great stuff lined up for you over the next few months.
Elsewhere on the Blog, we heard from Beyond: Two Souls creator David Cage, gaming legend Warren Spector talked Epic Mickey 2, new fighters were announced for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale and Rockstar Games stopped by to show off a shiny new Grand Theft Auto 5 trailer. And that’s just a taste – see below for the full a la carte reading list.
- Agarest: Generations of War 2 out now on PSN – All the info on Ghostlight’s new RPG sequel!
- Community Update: F1 Race Stars, Twisted Metal and GTA5 – Find out the latest about F1 Race Stars, Twisted Metal and GTA5-related community happenings!
- Beyond: Two Souls interview – David Cage discusses his supernatural epic – The Quantic Dream founder stops by to update us on his new project.
- Sack it to Me: The LittleBigPlanet community revs up! – Check out the new LBP.me site, new Sackboy and Sackgirl attire and more!
- Video Store update: 13th November 2012 – Looking for a movie to watch? Find out what’s new here.
- PlayStation Mobile: Panic! unleashed this week – A first look at the trailer for one of this week’s PSM releases.
- Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified interview – Behind the scenes with the PS Vita FPS – Everything you need to know about the handheld entry in Activision juggernaut shooter series.
- PlayStation Plus for PS Vita: Launch details confirmed – We spill theb eans on the eagerly anticipated PlayStation Vita Plus service.
- Planets Under Attack wages intergalactic warfare on PSN next week – Find out how this forthcoming PSN strategy game took shape.
- PlayStation Home update: Oh Snap! – The first Uproar collection storms into PlayStation Home.
- Need for Speed Most Wanted demo is out tomorrow – Get the inside track on how to dominate the Most Wanted demo.
- FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT! When Vikings Attack showdown tomorrow night! – The PlayStation Blog team took on all-comers at WVA this week. Good times!
- Behind the scenes with Portal 2 In Motion – Learn how the Portal 2 DLC pack came into being.
- Heads-Up’ Game Store Update 14th November 2012 – This week in the Store: Portal 2 In Motion DLC, Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified and plenty more besides.
- Grand Theft Auto V: Official Trailer #2 – What, you’ve not watched it yet? Get to it!
- Meet the creatures of Wonderbook: Book of Spells – A brand new developer diary from the Wonderbook team.
- VidZone update: We have the Alicia Keys to a brand new zone – Check out this week’s spotlight artist, Alicia Keys, the VidZone highlights video and more!
- Warren Spector talks Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two – We talk all things Disney with industry luminary Warren Spector.
- PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale DLC: Kat and Emmett to join the fight (for free!) – Check out the first DLC characters that will be joining the All-Stars roster!
- Introducing Dollar Dash, a multiplayer sneak ‘em up for PS3 – More bite-sized fun heading to PSN.
- Behind the scenes with Killzone Intercept, a fan film with a difference – We talk to the talented folks behind a spectacular KZ fan flick.
- Introducing Chronovolt, a steampunk platformer for PS Vita – David from Playerthree talks up their new PS Vita game debuting on PlayStation Plus next week.
- Weekend Debate – First person shooters: love ‘em or hate ‘em? – Your debate topic this week: Do you love shooters? If so, why? Similarly, if you hate them, explain yourself!
- Weekend Essentials – Seek out Wonderbook: Book of Spells and Call of Duty: Black Ops this weekend on PlayStation.
- Game On – Sprinkle a little PlayStation magic over the start of your week with Wonderbook: Book of Spells, Mass Effect and much more.
- Smart As… Arithmetic tips – Are numbers being a nuisance in Smart As…? Find out to make the Arithmetic puzzles all add up in the PlayStation Vita game.
- Get a taste of PlayStation Plus – Visit our official Facebook page to claim your free 30-day PlayStation Plus trial.
- Developer spotlight: Treyarch – Check out the Call of Duty: Black Ops II developer’s line-up of PlayStation 3 blockbusters.
- Here’s a Black Ops 2 gameplay video as Leon chats to reviewer Meiks about shooting people in the face.
- Here’s our GTA 5′s trailer 2 analysis packed full of stuff you probably missed.
- These new Far Cry 3 screens show what happens when holidays go really, really wrong.
- Get some help online with these Black Ops 2 multiplayer map tips.
- Make Templar knifing that little bit easier with these Assassin’s Creed 3 tips.