128w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi posted up a preview of Qore Episode 31 today, which features LittleBigPlanet 2, Dead Space 2, Bulletstorm and Need for Speed Hot Pursuit.
To quote: December's episode of Qore features highly anticipated games that span a wide range of video game genres.
From the extensive new playground that is LittleBigPlanet 2 to strategic dismemberment of Dead Space 2, December's Episode 31 is stuffed with hit titles for your holiday enjoyment presented in full 720p.
Spanning the Globe
An extensive tour of LittleBigPlanet 2 leads off Episode 31. The developers at Media Molecule have filled the LBP2 sandbox full of lots of sweet new toys and Veronica takes a close up look at several of our favorites. Watch. Enjoy. Repeat.
Veronica is so not a fan of survival horror. That's why the Qore team sent her to cover Dead Space 2 because nothing is more fun than watching your host get creeped out by just the idea of Necromorphs. DS2 Art Director Ian Milham dissects the gory details behind their ever-evolving technique to find new ways to shock and horrify...
128w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has made available a video preview of The Tester 2 Episode 6, which also arrives on PlayStation Network today for fans.
To quote: Do not miss this episode! It features a Gran Turismo 5 time trial competition, actual kart racing, a speed-eating contest, and the most dramatic elimination of the season when 'Cyrus' and 'Nauseous' from Season 1 join the panel.
This week, quick decisions and pure gaming skills are tested when the gamers get behind the wheel of high-speed karts for a jaw dropping relay race.
Download Episode 6 from the video section of PlayStation Store and later today from the games section after the PlayStation Store update. Or, watch in PlayStation Home's "The Tester" Theater starting on Wednesday and receive the new 'Game Over' shirt.
This Week's Prize Package
The cast members aren't the only ones getting in on the GT5 action. Download Episode 6 of "The Tester 2" before December 13 for your chance to take home a Gran Turismo 5 Collectors Edition and "The Tester" Limited Edition PS3 System. See the official rules here.
128w ago - Sony Associate Editor Nathan Ditum has shared a preview of FirstPlay Episode 36 today, which is coming to PSN this Wednesday.
To quote: This week's episode is number 36, and it's on the Store from Wednesday the 8th of December.
Inside we go hands-on for a full preview of Killzone 3, collect another batch of PS3 releases in our reviews round-up, and catch up with Official PlayStation Magazine'sRachel Weber to find out how she got on when she performed her freshly-written rap for some of the country's leading music critics.
We've also got a review of Sylvester Stallone's action throwback The Expendables in Blu-ray, our verdict on Medal Of Honor online, and an in-depth look at the making of 007 Blood Stone with the guys from developer Bizarre Creations, plus an interview with the producer of upcoming exotic racer Test Drive Unlimited 2.
On top of all that this week we've also got a huge competition to win an Epson HD-Ready TW450 projector, worth loads and loads of money.
As always this comes for just 99p, or even less if you buy a 12 week subscription for £8.99. Which, you know, you definitely should. FirstPlay: See the future of PS3. First.
129w ago - PlayStation Network Executive Producer Kevin Furuichi has shared some video footage today previewing The Tester 2 Episode 5, which is now available on PSN.
To quote: Last week's grueling teamwork challenge pushed the cast to their limits and this week, Episode 5 ramps up the pressure with an intense creativity challenge.
With nearly half of the original cast eliminated, the seven remaining gamers are given the opportunity to create a video game concept and actually pitch it to a focus group of real PlayStation testers.
Add to the mix the critical eye of this week's guest panelist, Kotaku reviews editor Michael McWhertor, and you won't want to miss what does down in Episode 5.
Download Episode 5 of "The Tester 2″ from the video side of PlayStation Store and later today on the games side after the update. Or, watch in PlayStation Home starting on Wednesday when the next 'Game Over' shirt is available in The Tester theater.
This Week's Prize Package
To inspire your own gaming creativity, we're giving away one of the most innovative products of the year, the PlayStation...
129w ago - Sony Associate Editor Nathan Ditum has shared details on FirstPlay Episode 35 today, which arrives on PSN this Wednesday!
To quote: It's somehow almost Christmas, even though it feels like about a week since I didn't really get anything I wanted last year ("A whisk! Thanks, darling") and I haven't yet filled my amazon wishlist with expensive boxsets I'll never have time to watch.
But it does mean that FirstPlay is experiencing its first ever December, with episode 35 hitting the store on Wednesday the 1st.
The big news this week is that, to celebrate the release of the actually rather good Def Jam Rapstar, we sent Official PlayStation Magazine's foolishly game news editor Rachel Weber to become a real rapper under the tutelage of hip hop up-and-comer XO man. See how she got on in our exclusive feature.
We also do our square-jawed damnedest to catch up on all the games of 2010 we've not reviewed so far, including Rock Band 3, DJ Hero 2, PDC World Championship Darts (whoo!) and a big slice of Assassin's Creed Brotherhood.
We also take a look at blockbusting marvel Inception on Blu-ray, show you how we got on with our first hour on Killzone 3's multiplayer, countdown our favourite local co-op games (that's splitscreen and screensharing, rather...