The PlayStation Recap — Sound Shapes Edition
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The PlayStation Recap — Sound Shapes Edition

Tuesday is a big day for fans of Everyday Shooter with the long-awaited PSN release of Queasy Games’ PS Vita and PS3 musical platformer Sound Shapes. I’ve watched this game evolve by leaps and bounds in the last year, from its first public showing last July through the participation of artists deadmau5, Superbrothers, Jim Guthrie, and Beck. Even though I’m not much of a musician, I’m dying to get my hands on Sound Shapes’ extensive level editor and try out the challenging Trophy Mode.

This week also saw the announcement of the highly amusing PSN party game Lights Camera Party! and the PAYDAY: The Heist Wolfpack DLC; the PSN launch of The Expendables 2: The Video Game, Escape Plan’s new DLC Underground, and the first wave of Disney Princess costumes for LittleBigPlanet; a look at Papo & Yo’s realistic graffiti and Darksiders II’s cast of creatures; and the Trophy list for Metal Gear Solid 4′s long-awaited Trophy update.

What are you playing this weekend?

Most-Watched Video of the Week: Sound Shapes Level Editor

The 10 Most-Viewed Posts of the Week

  • Help Come Up With a New DualShock 3 Design – Browse the most popular submissions so far here (http://bit.ly/OQDowz). Submit your votes and ideas before August 15th!
  • PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Public Beta This Fall – SuperBot shares first details on the upcoming public beta, coming to PS3 later this fall.
  • Get The Walking Dead Episodes 1 and 2 Free With PlayStation Plus – This is an absolute steal for Plus members, so take advantage while you can!
  • Crunchyroll App Out Now on PS3, Brings Anime and Asian Drama To Your TV – A new way to anime on your PS3. If you’ve tried out Crunchyroll, speak up in the comments!
  • War of the Monsters Hits PSN Tomorrow, Development Retrospective – LightBox Interactive President Dylan Jobe shares rare concept art from this cult classic PS2 brawler.
  • Sony make.believe Puts One UNCHARTED Fan in Nathan Drake’s Boots – Jeremy “Spyder” Gallant earns every gamer’s secret wish: digital immortality.
  • The Monsters of God of War: Ascension – The Elephantaur – Learn the origins of this predatory pachyderm with early concept art and insight from the character designer.
  • Sound Shapes Preorder, Level Editor and Trophy Mode Detailed – Reminder: Come Tuesday, PS Plus members can get Sound Shapes for $11.99 for both PS Vita and PS3. But only for a limited time!
  • LittleBigPlanet PS Vita Launching September 25th in North America – Finally. I’ve been dying to get my hands on this bad (Sack)boy!
  • Blueprint: Home Arrives in PlayStation Home – Customize your PlayStation Home personal spaces with Blueprint: Home.
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    Sid Shuman

    Contributor: Sid Shuman   Posted: Aug 4, 2012 at 6:11pm
    Gaming Category: Gaming News, Playstation 3, Vita
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