RockStar Annnounces Grand Theft Auto V PSN Avatars Available Now

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38w ago - Today R*Q announced that Grand Theft Auto V PSN avatars are available now.

To quote: Grand Theft Auto V PSN avatars are now available for download on PlayStation Store. Grab them now for $0.49 each, and choose from a selection of avatars that includes the three playable lead characters of Grand Theft Auto V.

• Michael: A professional ex-con whose retirement is a lot less rosy than he hoped it would be

• Franklin: A street hustler looking for real opportunities and serious money

• Trevor: A violent maniac driven by the chance of a cheap high and the next big score

See more of Michael, Franklin and Trevor at www.rockstargames.com/V. Download your avatars now and get ready for the launch of Grand Theft Auto V on September 17th, available for pre-order now!
 

Uncharted 3 Hits PlayStation Store, PSN Avatar and UC2 DLC Sale

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176w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Arne Meyer has introduced the arrival of Uncharted 3 to Sony's PlayStation Store, and announced a PSN Avatar and UC2 DLC sale below.

To quote: Late, late last night, the PlayStation Store published a special update that was chock full of UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception content! Below is a rundown of everything that went up. Go grab it NOW - well, if you like the content that is.

• UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception worldwide reveal trailer
• UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception PS3 Wallpaper

UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception Dynamic theme

• UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception PSN Avatar of Nathan Drake
• UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception - The Reveal, a behind-the-scenes video by 2 Player Productions

We've also got an UNCHARTED 3 PS3 Static Theme you can get for FREE - just head over to the UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception Official Game Site and register for updates. Once you've registered, you'll get an e-mail with a PSN voucher code you can redeem for the PS3 Static Theme.

We haven't forgotten about UNCHARTED 2 yet either - we've put together a special sale of ALL UNCHARTED 2 multiplayer...
 

Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Playlist 'The Lab' and PSN Avatars Arrive

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204w ago - SCEA's Product Marketing Specialist Mick Perona has announced today that this weekend a new Uncharted 2 multiplayer playlist dubbed The Lab arrives alongside the recently announced PSN avatars.

To quote: This weekend - May 28 to June 1 - we're introducing a new playlist that will mix things up and maybe, possibly lead to updates or additions to the existing playlists in competitive Matchmaking. We're calling this playlist "The Lab."

We'll be running "The Lab" Playlist roughly every other weekend for the foreseeable future.

During each weekend "The Lab" is active, we'll be running a playlist featuring one or more custom-tuned gametype variations from the tons of variables we can tweak in our multiplayer gameplay settings.

Here's the current schedule and description for the first event in our "The Lab" Playlist series:

May 28 - June 1
2 vs. 2 Team Deathmatch

Grab a partner for this small- to medium-size map mow-down. You've got 15 minutes to rack up 25 kills, or more than the other team, to prove your small-team superiority. I'm going to recommend now that you're going to want pick a reliable teammate...
 

NaughtyDog Announces Uncharted 2: Among Thieves PSN Avatars

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204w ago - Today NaughtyDog has announced that new Uncharted 2: Among Thieves PSN Avatars will be released on the US PlayStation Store tomorrow for $0.49 each or $1.49 for five.

Pricing for other stores have not yet been announced, however, it is expected to be similar.

To quote: "Not too long ago we submitted a set of PSN Avatars to supplement the few existing UNCHARTED ones that have been available for quite some time.

We've just gotten word that the first of hopefully several sets of PSN Avatars has been approved for deployment on the PSN Store on Tuesday, May 25.

The PSN Avatars were created from renders we made from UNCHARTED 2 and include Nathan Drake, Elena Fisher, Victor Sullivan, Chloe Frazer, Jeff, Tenzin, Karl Schafer, Zoran Lazarevic, Harry Flynn, and an image of the Phurba dagger.

The Avatars will be available for $0.49 each or in two bundles of 5 Avatars for $1.49 per bundle. The bundle options that the PSN Team has created turns out to be a pretty good deal, adding up to a savings of nearly $1 compared to purchasing 5 avatars separately.

I only have US pricing at the moment, but the pricing in other regions will be similar to that of existing Avatars already available on the PSN Store."
 

PlayStation Home Avatars Now Include Free Wolverine Claws

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237w ago - European PS3 gamers who view the two-minute long trailer for X-Men Origins: Wolverine at Sony's PlayStation Home Theatre will then find a free set of Wolverine Claws waiting for them in the Threads store of the Home Mall.

Unfortunately, these are non-functional weapons so you won't be able to go on a virtual rampage in Home... but free is always nice!

To quote: "As of today, it gets a little more dangerous with the addition of wearable Wolverine claws in Sony's virtual social space.

In an effort to promote the release of X-Men Origins: Wolverine, this year's best mutant action-comedy, on Blu-ray and DVD, Twentieth Century Fox and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe are giving away free adamantium upgrades to Home users. And they're giving away a free animated shirt. They call it a vest in Europe, which sounds much nicer than "wife-beater."

How does one get these lovely prizes?

Well, all one needs to do is visit the old Threads Store in Home, presumably after visiting the Home Theatre to watch a preview of the Blu-ray release."
 











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