PS Plus: Killzone Shadow Fall Multiplayer Free December 28th-31st

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17w ago - Guerrilla Games developer Steven Ter Heide invites PlayStation Plus members to try Killzone Shadow Fall multiplayer for free the 28th to the 31st of December.

To quote: As hinted back in August by Shuhei Yoshida, President of Worldwide Studios, we're excited to announce that starting today, PlayStation Plus members who've yet to pick up a copy of Killzone Shadow Fall can begin pre-loading now for a special FREE multiplayer extended Open Weekend running from 28th to 31st December 2013.

Through this promotion, PS4 owners who don't yet own Killzone Shadow Fall can easily try the game's acclaimed multiplayer mode, and experience first-hand the excitement that thousands of videos and livestreams have already spread via the PS4′s powerful "Share" functionality.

Check http://shadowfall.killzone.com for current competitions and tournaments you can watch and/or participate in during the open weekend.

It's also important for us to reiterate that the Killzone Shadow Fall MP experience will continue to evolve and expand with new content and additional features. In fact, a new update is about to go live that addresses many oft-requested features, including the addition of voice chat.

Moreover, all additional maps will be made available for free to ensure that the community...
 

The Last of Us Multiplayer: Nightmare PS3 Bundle Out Tomorrow

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24w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli announced today that their The Last of Us Multiplayer: Nightmare PS3 bundle is officially out tomorrow with details below.

To quote: We're keeping the spirit of Halloween alive and kicking this week as the Nightmare Bundle will be available when PlayStation Store updates in your region. This is our second batch of multiplayer head items.

These nine gnarly masks and helmets can be downloaded for free if you buy The Last of Us Season Pass. If you still haven't purchased a Season Pass, get it now as you'll be savings over 75% versus buying all DLC individually.

If you don't want to buy individual items or the Season Pass, these Nightmare head items are also part of a bundle. If you want the Nightmare Mask for your character they'll only be able to wear it if you have a Season Pass or purchase the Nightmare Bundle. In other words, the Nightmare Mask is exclusive to the Nightmare Bundle and Season Pass holders.

Get ready for more The Last of Us coverage, multiplayer head items, and DLC news in the coming weeks. See you online!
 

Assassin's Creed IV's First PS3 Multiplayer Event: Under Control

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24w ago - Ubisoft Annecy Community Developer Valentin Pasquier-Desvignes announced that Assassin's Creed IV's first PS3 multiplayer event is dubbed Under Control.

To quote: Starting this Friday and through the entire weekend, join the Assassin's Creed multiplayer community in "Under Control", the first of a series of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag multiplayer events where you will work together with your fellow Assassins and Templars to get everyone special in-game prizes!

For "Under Control", you will need to play Domination games and pile up territory captures with our most aristocratic characters: the Huntsman, the Puppeteer, the Dandy and the Duelist.

For the uninitiated, Domination games will have you and your team working together to capture territories and defend them from the opposing team to score. The team who fills the scoring gauge or obtains the highest score at the end of the countdown wins.

For this first multiplayer event, we'll be providing community objectives to get awesome in-game prizes. Starting Friday, you can check out the events section in-game to find out what the current community objectives are.

Outside of the community objectives, you'll find a number of things you can win even before reaching the community objective. For instance, you get...
 

The Last of Us: New Hats in PS3 Multiplayer, Game Also on Sale

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25w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli announced news of new hats in PS3 Multiplayer on The Last of Us alongside a game sale with details below.

To quote: Halloween is rapidly approaching in North America. We're celebrating by starting to roll out the initial batch of the multiplayer head items for The Last of Us multiplayer. First up are the Country Flag hats:

Comprising 22 items representing 22 countries, these hats are included as part of The Last of Us Season Pass. If you haven't purchased a Season Pass, it's a great deal with 75% savings over buying all the DLC individually. If you'd rather buy the hats separately, they are available for $0.99 each.

If you've missed out entirely and haven't even picked up The Last of Us yet, the North American PlayStation Store is kicking off their Sale of the Dead with deep discounts on the digital version of the full game. Visit the Sale of the Dead blog post for specifics.

Apocalypse is the first community run The Last of Us tournament ever. We're happy to lend support and provide prizing for it. Check out this fan created trailer promoting the tournament from community member and tournament organizer, Triplewreck:
 

Videos: Wield Gauntlets in God of War: Ascension PS3 Multiplayer

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35w ago - Santa Monica Studio Community Strategist Aaron Kaufman made available some fresh videos today showcasing gauntlets in God of War: Ascension PS3 Multiplayer below.

To quote: Champions! For the 99.9% of you not enjoying the hysteria at Gamescom, fight in the glory of #GauntletsWeek!

Forged by the gods to obliterate your enemies with thunderous force, the dual-wielding Gauntlets Weapon Class will arrive in God of War: Ascension Multiplayer tomorrow, Aug 20th.

These double-fisted weapons will deliver crushing blows to an enemy's ego and face. Pound your enemies down with six new gauntlets, including Zeus, Ares, Hades, Poseidon, the Gladiator Gauntlets, and the legendary Nemean Cestus from God of War 3.





Keep reading for destructive gauntlet tips, and a FIRST LOOK at our new, massive map: the Archimedes Furnace.





Pure Physical Power

With the new Gauntlets Weapon class, you'll be an absolute, mechanical beast in the arena. Here are a few gameplay tips to get you going...

All the gauntlets can charge any of the normal Square attacks, both on the ground and in the air. These attacks have...
 







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