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The Battlefield 3 beta has officially commenced and to help spread the word of its envisioned dominance EA have called upon the talents of the one, the only, the Hova, Jay-Z.
Thus far, 2011 has been a gilded year for Crytek. The haloed Crysis series made its mark on the console market in March with the much lauded Crysis 2.
Given the warm reception Crysis 2 received, Crytek have decided to bring console gamers full circle with the offering of the original Crysis via PSN download next month. If these screenshots are any indication the game will maintain the renowned presentation quality established by Crysis four years prior.
Thus far a bounty of characters from both the Batman and DC universes have been announced for Batman: Arkham City.
The inclusion of lesser known villains like Solomon Grundy is great but we’d be remiss if the Joker didn’t get his proper due.
It may not be new per se but Resident Evil 4 HD’s release this week means that gamers who missed the outstanding survival horror trek the first time out get the chance to experience the game largely considered to be the high water mark of the franchise.
Other highlights this week include a mighty fine sale and a trial and unlock for Burnout Crash!. Check it out.
Electronic Arts today officially extended its gilded hand to the masses anxious to get their hands on the publisher’s AAA shooter, Battlefield 3.
Any and all PSN users will be able to get a taste of Battlefield 3 before month’s end via an open beta.
Amid mass speculation that subscription numbers had significantly dropped off in the months since its initial release on the PS3, Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) has altered the business model of DC Universe Online (DCUO) to incorporate free-to-play.
When can you expect to get in for free and what does this mean for those that already purchased monthly or lifetime subscriptions (you didn’t buy one of those did you?)?
What was once PixelJunk Lifelike is now PixelJunk 4am. The upcoming downloadable title from Q-Games, makers of, well the PixelJunk series has flipped the script on us at the Tokyo Games Show.
Q-Games president Dylan Cuthbert (@dylancuthbert) would like to explain.
With the war between EA’s Battlefield 3 and Activision’s Modern Warfare 3 breathing down our proverbial necks EA has hand-picked a set of screenshots to remind us all just how effin’ good Battlefield 3 looks, because it’s never too early to propagandize.
The final week of PlayStation Network PLAY bears the release of the recently previewed Renegade Ops. Additional downloads include the awe-inspiring god game From Dust and a very nice selection of full game downloads of PS3 games.
This is a good week all around. Read on and start downloading.
Video game royalty makes its presence felt at #6 with the incredibly refreshing, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light.
At long last Rockstar Games has officially announced the 2012 release of Max Payne 3. Once again Max will have to overcome the demons of his past only this time he’s bringing multiplayer with him.
Of all the game genres to have benefited from the advent of downloadable titles on the PS3, tower defense games have experienced the greatest growth in the digital realm.
Any and all discussions concerning the tower defense experience on the PSN begin and end with Q-Game’s visually tranquil yet subtly complex, PixelJunk Monsters (PJM).
The first round of downloadable content for Ubisoft’s critically-acclaimed Deus Ex: Human Revolution has been titled and dated. Take a look at the trailer to find out what is in store for Adam Jensen.
Housemarque’s Dead Nation clocks in at #13 in our countdown of the top 20 PSN games. Read on to find out what separates this Z-Day shooter from the rest.
It’s a good week to have that little golden plus symbol obscuring your avatar. Plants vs. Zombies highlights a lineup of six free games available for the all too reasonable price of nothing. If you had been on the fence about purchasing a Plus subscription this update might be the shove you’ve been waiting for.
Other downloads of note include Bloodrayne: Betrayal and Red Johnson’s Chronicles. Check it out.
Just as it did yesterday in North America, The Baconing has arrived on the European store. DeathSpank’s latest expedition isn’t the only game to hit the store this week with 4 Elements HD, Elevator Action Deluxe and TV Superstars following in tow.
Take a look, enjoy the download.
PlayStation Network PLAY rolls on with DeathSpank’s next adventure, The Baconing. Furthermore this week also brings the release of 6 additional games including Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection and the creatively titled Ugly Americans: Apocalypseageddon.
Take a look at the videos and see if anything is for you.
PlayStation Network PLAY hits Europe and it’s bringing Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike Online Edition (brevity is completely lost on Capcom) with it.
Other highlights this week include puzzle-platformer Hamilton’s Great Adventure and a pair of demos for NHL 12 and Pro Evolution Soccer 2012.
Check it out.
This week marks the commencement of PlayStation Network PLAY. The first game out of the gate is Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online edition which begs the sarcastic question: how many Street Fighters do we really need?
The store this week also boasts the release of Hamilton’s Great Adventure and the 16-bit classic Comix Zone.