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DC Universe Users Get an Amazing Offer

Here’s a deal you simply cant miss. DC Universe has had a great start, and the subscription fees are, surprisingly, being paid. The game has been so successful, that the senior producer of SOE had this to say on the Official Blog:

In appreciation of you pioneers, we are going to be offering the chance to lock in an extraordinary promotional rate of only $29.99 for the 3-month DC Universe Online Legend Plan. That’s over 25% OFF the regular 3-month subscription plan price of $41.99! You’ll even be able to keep that rate for as long as you are actively subscribed and watch the savings pile up! You really won’t want to miss out on this great opportunity! The new rate will be available on February 8th so look out for it!

The kicker there is, as long as you stay up to date on your payments, this offer will last. That’s an insane offer for anybody who plays DCU!

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Sony Set for an Epic Year in 2011

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2010 is almost over with a few smaller releases still pending this year while the bigger games have all just came out i.e. the long awaited for Gran Turismo 5.

Each year for the PS3 has been more epic than the last and I find myself asking… “Can Sony really pull of an even better year?” So I sat down and did a little research on the games we know, the hardware we know and the ones we don’t know and let me tell you, I have a list, a very long list of awesome, exclusive games set for 2011.

Keep in mind that we have already been teased by Sony several times of many unannounced titles that will release in 2011 that we don’t even know exist yet!

What do you guys think? 2011 > 2010 for Sony?

What games are you looking forward the most?

Now follow the tabs above or the links below to be taken on a tour you won’t soon forget!

*If you see any errors, kindly point them out and I will update everything.
**If you see I missed anything, send me a message and I will research it then add it.

Check out the full list using the tabs up top or after the jump!

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The Agent Release Date TBA 2011

Not much is known about the Agent, but it is developed by Rockstar Games and is exclusive to the PS3 so that bring a lot of attention to this title and will be one to watch for in the near future.
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Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel Release Date: Q2 2011

Ar tonelico Qoga is the final installment in the Ar tonelico series. The story takes place in Sol Cluster, a kingdom ruled by an organization called Clustania and their ultimate goal is to enslave humans and rule the world. However, the two key Reyvateils (humanoids) they need to accomplish their goal meet Aoto and fight back against injustice.
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DC Universe Online Release Date Q1 2011

An action-based MMO from Sony Online’s Austin studio takes place in the worlds of DC based comic book superheroes and villains. This is designed to be a fast paced action MMO where epic battles take place against many DC comic book heroes.
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Disgaea 4 Release Date TBA 2011

The silly yet addictive SRPG from NIS continues yet again on the PS3 with a new graphics engine and fighting system. If you like silly humor and many euphemism’s, this game is for you!
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Final Fantasy XIV Release Date March 2011

The 2nd large scale MMO brought from SE in the Final Fantasy name is set to release on the PS3 in March. Its currently out on the PC but due to the requirements it takes, many people are waiting to pick this up on the console.
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Free Realms Release Date TBA 2011

One of the worlds first kid friendly MMO’s and its coming to the PS3. Free Realms is for the family and allows you to do what you want, when you want in a lush, living, 3D world, filled with rich landscapes and fun wildlife. There are several mini-games for the children and family.
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Hyperdimension Neptunia Release Date Spring 2011

This game is an RPG on the PS3 about video game companies personified as moe moe girls… Yes the ellipses is me rolling my eyes at myself for typing that sentence. Anyways, they will be fighting an evil villan known as Arfoire and wreaking havoc on a world called Gamindustri. Made by the company that brought Trinity Universe to the PS3, the game features personifications of Sega, Nintendo, Son and Microsoft.
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Infamous 2 Release Date TBA 2011

The one and only Infamous takes place in New Marais where Cole is in search of a scientist whom he believes holds a key to stopping a new evil beast that is laying waste to Empire City.
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Journey Release Date TBA 2011

Another artsy PSN game from thatgamecompany brings to us an exotic adventure with a more serious tone. Journey presents a unique vision of an online adventure experience. Awakening in an unknown world, the player walks, glides and flies through vast jaw dropping landscapes while discovering ancient and mysterious civilizations along the way.
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Killzone 3 Release Date February 22, 2011

Not much needs to be said here about this game as we all are pretty familiar with it I’m sure. The storyline will continue directly where Killzone 2 left off and needless to say there will be plenty of Helghan baddies left to take out.
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Little Big Planet 2 Release Date January 2011

Another game that speaks for itself. This game is everything the original LBP was plus more. Tons of mini games and user created worlds all backwards compatible with the ones created from the original. Many hours of fun are to be had here.
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MLB 11: The Show Release Date TBA 2011

The next iteration of Sony’s MLB with 3D support and much more. Sony explains that if you ever wanted to know what it felt like looking out from home plate staring at the outfield wall 350 feet away, just play this game and you will.
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Motorstorm Apocalypse Release Date Q2 2011

The next series of the survival racing series that brings next gen graphics to great controls. This version takes place in coastal cities after having done dust-bowls and jungles in previous versions.
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Oddworld: Strangers Wrath Release Date April 2011

Originally released in 2005, Oddworld Strangers Wrath will be re-released on the PS3 with a ton of enhancements including stunning 720p visuals, improved character modeling, re-mastered dialogue, support for Playstation Move and additional bonus material.
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Playstation Move Heroes Release Date Q2 2011

Playstation Move Heroes brings some of Playstation’s most beloved characters from three of its most iconic franchises together. Ratchet, Clank, Jak, Daxter, Sly and Bently ban up together to defeat an villainous duo in the wildly humorous adventure for the Playstation Move.
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Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One Release Date Q3 2011

In the very first online coop multiplayer Ratchet and Clank, we find our heroes in the midst of a dilemma of intergalactic proportions when Dr. Nefarious’ latest evil plan goes awry leaving Ratchet, Clank, Qwark and Nefarious himself caught in the snare of a powerful and mysterious machine.
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Resistance 3 Release Date TBA 2011

Resistance 3 is promised to deliver a different experience then R1 or R2 before it. In addition to online coop modes, a change in the tone of the game will be apparent as well. Nathan Hale will not be in R3 (avoiding spoilers) but the main protagonist will be Joe Capelli.
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SOCOM 4 Release Date Q1 2011

Playstation Move compatible SOCOM 4 takes place in South East Asia where a revolutionary army has seized control of a country bordering one of the world’s most vital waterways. Zipper Interactive is back and promising a great game for fans.
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Sorcery Release Date Q2 2011

Shown at E3 for the first time, this game shows up Playstation Move’s ability to have full 1:1 motions instead of using gestures in motion controlled games. Taking control of the elements, you cast spells by putting your whole body into being a powerful sorcerer.
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Team Ico Collection Release Date TBA 2011

Long awaited, hugely popular, highly gossiped, (two games I never played..don’t kill me) is about to make…err remake it entrance onto the PS3. Two very important PS3 classics from Sony, Ico and Shadow of Colossus, will be remade in high def and released on the PS3 as a collection blu-ray game.
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The Agency Release Date TBA 2011

A fast-paced, action shooter MMO is coming to the PS3 and bringing the world of super spies with it. The Agency is designed to provide instant action and long-term strategy for all fans of espionage and spy games.
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The Last Guardian Release Date Q4 2011

The game better known as “WHY ARE YOU SO FAR AWAY?!?!”, is set to claim fans with its adorable gigantic cat like griffon creature. Solving puzzles in this beautiful artistic world is something many of us can’t wait for.
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Twisted Metal Release Date TBA 2011

From Eat Sleep Play and developer David Jaffe, Twisted Metal is finally on the horizons and in sight. Many of us knew it was bound to happen sooner or later despite Jaffe’s constant “I WISH I was developing Twisted Metal” remarks. Get ready to kill some clowns in this online multiplayer drive by shoot’em up game.
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Yakuza 4 Release Date Q2 2011

Set in a fully realized, authentic recreation of Tokyo’s “Sin-City District” the deep and interweaving crime drama of Yakuza 4 unfolds through the eyes of four unique and dangerous characters. Full of mini games and drama, fans showed Sega that this game is needed in America.
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Final Fantasy Versus XIII Release Date Hopefully 2011

One of three games from the Fabula Nova Crystallis series, this game plays through the life of a young king sworn to defend the last crystal from the “hectic order” outside of his kingdom. As for now this game is exclusive but it may very well go multiplatform in the future. Only time will tell.
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Ni no Kuni: Queen of the White Holy Ashes Release Date Almost def 2011

A collaboration between the powerhouse videogame development studio Level-5 and the beloved animation company Studio Ghibli, Ni no Kuni puts players in the role of a 13 year old boy whose mother dies as a result of his actions. This leads him on an adventure with the help of a fairy to save his mother.
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Uncharted 3 Release Date Better Be 2011!!!

We all know its coming…we all are drooling for it…Uncharted 3 is set to be announced hopefully soon and if there is a God, it will be released in 2011 to follow Nathan Drake through yet another adventure.
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White Knight Chronicles: Awakening of Light and Darkness Release Date TBA

Sequel to the highly popular giant knight series, return to play as Leonard and his companions a year after the first adventure. Most likely will release in 2011.

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Final Fantasy Dissidia 012 Duodecim Release Date TBA 2011

A sequel to the great PSP fighter that brought the fanboy and fangirls the greatest fighting game ever where they can pit their favorite Final Fantasy characters against each other. This sequel will bring more characters to our control including Lightning from FFXIII.
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Final Fantasy XIII Agito Release Date TBA 2011

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The third installment of the Final Fantasy XIII series that will be using the same game engine as Crisis Core and Kingdom Hearts BBS. The game looks amazing for a PSP game indeed.
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God Eater Burst Release Date Q1 2011

Create your own hero and battle against many different types of enemies picking up items along the way to customize your weapons, guns, bullets etc. Adhoc mode allows you to play with up to 4 players in this popular titles.
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Jikandia: The Timeless Land Release Date Q2 2011

Jikandia is a 2D RPG that can be linked up to 4 PSP’s via adhoc mode to play through this side scrolling world that you have been plunged into.
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Lord of Arcana Release Date January 25, 2011

This is a classic third person Action RPG by SE that offers a variety of quests that can be played with up to three friends via adhoc mode.
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Patapon 3 Release Date TBA 2011

The next sequel of the ever popular Patapon. A rhythm based 2D action game that will surely have your co-workers and family members wanting to break your PSP, but you will at least have fun playing it.
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Phantom Brave: Heroes of the Hermuda Triangle Release Date March 2011

A turn based strategy RPG that incorporates a unique battle style and hardcore character customization.
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Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together Release Date February 15, 2011

The classic 1995 Super Famicom epic Tactics Ogre is remade for the new generation of fans with this PSP edition enhanced with new side stories, characters and graphic elements.
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Parasite Eve: The 3rd Birthday Release Date TBA 2011

Yet another long overdue adventure for Aya Brea in this long awaited for sequel to the Parasite Eve series on the PSOne.
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Release Date TBA 2011

The sixth entry of a long-running RPG series on the PSP. If you are into classic style RPG’s, don’t miss out on this one.
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Valkyria Chronicles 3: Unrecorded Chronicles Release Date TBA 2011

The third Valkyria Chronicles and the the second one to appear on the PSP will be bringing back its strategy RPG tactics of Gallia’s Squad 422 aka “The Nameless”

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Batman Arkham City Release Date October 4, 2011

Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, this highly anticipated sequel introduces a brand new story that draws a new all star cast of classic characters from the Batman Universe.
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Bulletstorm Release Date February 22, 2011

A futuristic confederation protected by an elite band of mercenaries “Dead Echo” are taking over the world when two Dead Echo soldiers realize they are fighting for the wrong side. This game is all about “kill with skill” for its multiplayer shootem up.
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Crysis 2 Release Date March 24, 2011

If you are a graphics whore…this game is for you. This is the sequel to the ever popular PC game with awesome graphics now on your home console AND in 3D. Very nice FPS game.
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Dead Space 2 Release Date January 25, 2011

Engineer Isaac Clarke returns for another blood-curdling adventure and this time with online multiplayer. Many of us have had the chance to play the beta already. If you like different types of guns with different reticles, then you will love this game.
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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Release Date March 8, 2011

To save his life, the fundamental choice of whether or not to become augmented with cybernetics has been removed from Adam Jensen’s life. Driven by the conviction of never having a choice taken from him again and using his newfound power, his need for answers will unravel the truth behind a conspiracy rooted in the foundation of the world around him as it incites a new revolution.
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Dragon Age 2 Release Date March 8, 2011

Sequel to a very great RPG with a ton of downloadable content, this game comes with high anticipation and a new graphics design. Dragon Age 2 thrusts players into the role of Hawke, a penniless refugee who rises to power to become the single most important character in the world of Dragon Age. Known to be a survivor of the Blight and the Champion of Kirkwall, the legend around Hawke’s rise to power is shrouded in myth and rumor.
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Duke Nukem Forever Release Date TBA 2011

Put on your sunglasses and prepare to step into the boots of Duke Nukem, whose legend has reached epic proportions in the years since his last adventure. The alien hordes are back and only Duke can save the world, again. Pig cops, alien shrink rays and enormous alien bosses won’t stop our hero from accomplishing his one and only goal: to save the world, save the babes and to be a bad-ass while doing it.
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F.E.A.R. 3 Release Date March 22, 2011

F.E.A.R. 3 introduces divergent co-op, giving players distinctly different abilities affecting their own play as well as the experience of their co-op partner. Gamers participate in single player or co-op modes as Point Man, a genetically enhanced super soldier originally introduced in F.E.A.R., or they can play cooperatively as his conniving brother Paxton Fettel, whose incredible telekinetic power has given him life beyond the grave.
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L.A. Noire Release Date Q2 2011

Rockstar made a name for itself creating sandbox open-world games with lead characters that have little concern for the law. It’s only natural, then, that people viewing the first L.A. Noire trailer assume you play a mobster up to no good in the 1940s.
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Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Release Date February 15, 2011

Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 is an explosive showdown between the heroes of the Capcom universe and the superheroes of the Marvel universe. After a decade of waiting, iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in team fighting action. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from both the Marvel and Capcom Universes — including massively popular characters such as Ryu, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Morrigan, as well as fan favorites such as Trish from Devil May Cry and the wise-cracking Deadpool.
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Metal Gear Solid Rising Release Date TBA 2011

Gamers have seen the last of Solid Snake (or so the story goes…), but the Metal Gear franchise soldiers in this next installment — and this time, Raiden leads the way in “Lightning Bolt Action” gameplay.
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Mortal Kombat Release Date April 19, 2011

After centuries of Mortal Kombat, Emperor Shao Kahn has finally defeated Raiden and his allies. Faced with extinction, Raiden has one last chance to save Earthrealm. To undo the Emperor’s victory, he must strike Shao Kahn where he is vulnerable…the Past.
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Portal 2 Release Date April 19, 2011

Valve’s unique take on puzzle gameplay returns with this second entry a storyline originally begun in The Orange Box.
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Rage Release Date September 13, 2011

Rage is a groundbreaking first-person shooter set in the not-too-distant future after an asteroid impacts Earth, leaving a ravaged world behind. You emerge into this vast wasteland to discover humanity working to rebuild itself against such forces as raider gangs, mutants, and the Authority — an oppressive government regime that has a special interest in you in particular.
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Shadows of the Damned Release Date Q2 2011

With Shadows of the Damned, creative geniuses Suda 51 (No More Heroes) and Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil) present an all-new vision of hell unlike anything seen before! A psychological action thriller, Shadows of the Damned follows a demon hunter deep into a hyper-twisted re-imagining of hell where he must rescue the love of his life by defeating the armies of darkness with the power of the light.

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PSP2

The first of what I am sure will be many blurry PSP2 pix has surfaced recently showing off what might be new features the current PSP lacks. In the blurry picture many say they can see both a forward and rear facing camera, a microphone, dual analog stick and a rear touch pad. Rumors are pointing to its announcement at E3 2011 and hopefully released by the Holidays.
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PSP Phone

Recent rumors of this phone are heating up. We know the phone exists, its features, carrier and model is what eludes us. Its believed to be an Android 3.0 possibly coming to TMobile in North America. Its also rumored that it will not play normal PSP games, but another branch of game entirely. I’ve heard January and February as possible release months in 2011.

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New Character Creation Trailer for SOE’s DC Universe Online


This new character creation trailer for DC Universe Online actually got me re-excited to try this out. Hopefully there will be an open beta/demo for us to see if it will be worth the $15 / month.

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DC Universe Online Beta

The beta will be starting any day now. Don’t forget to sign up here for the PS3 or PC!

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