Resistance 2

PS3 / Action / Release: Nov 4, 2008 / ESRB: M

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Resistance Collection dated for December 5

Resistance Collection dated for December 5

Sony's previously announced Resistance Collection has set a firm release date. The compilation will launch on December 5 for $39.99, well after the Black Friday rush but in plenty of time for the holidays regardless.

Read more: Three games on three discs, plus DLC »

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Resistance collection coming this winter

Resistance collection coming this winter

Sony is continuing its love affair with first-party bundles. The company has announced yet another compilation set for PS3, this time revolving around the Resistance series. It will include Resistance: Fall of Man, Resistance 2 and Resistance 3, along with a handful of downloadable content.

Read more: Coming this winter for $39.99 »

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Resistance 3 dev considered return of R2 hero

Resistance 3 dev considered return of R2 hero

The upcoming Resistance 3 stars Joseph Capelli, but Insomniac briefly considered bringing back the hero from the older games. Nathan Hale, the protagonist whose story saw an abrupt end in Resistance 2, could've made a comeback. Ultimately, the team couldn't find a way that didn't strike them as cheesy.

Resistance 2 story spoilers follow.

Read more: 'Felt a little bit B-movie' »

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Resistance & Ratchet collections coming July 22; Uncharted confirmed for Europe

Resistance & Ratchet collections coming July 22; Uncharted confirmed for Europe

It would appear that Nathan Drake is going to go through a spat of déjà vu before his next adventure unwinds. According to CVG, an Uncharted Collection will launch on the PlayStation 3 next month.

The Uncharted set is scheduled to arrive alongside the previously confirmed Resistance Collection. The Uncharted bundle had briefly appeared on Best Buy's website; however, it has since been removed. The game was reportedly priced for $39.99 and set to launch on July 22. Read more »

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Resistance 'Dual Pack' coming in summer

Resistance 'Dual Pack' coming in summer

Resistance 3 is on the way this year, but if you haven't played the other two major games in the series, you'll have the chance. IGN reports that an insert included with the Blu-ray for Battle: Los Angeles advertises the "Resistance Greatest Hits Dual Pack."

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Microsoft Touts Halo 3 Sales Dominance Over Combined PS3 Exclusive Sales, Sony Shrugs

Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg officially threw a gauntlet at Sony's feet with a tweet asserting that Halo 3 has officially outsold six PlayStation 3 excluside titles combined.

Just in from research team (NPD): Halo 3 has outsold Resistance 1 + 2, Uncharted 1+2, Killzone 2 and God of War III COMBINED....wow Read more »

"I got Halo along with all of my friends who own a 360. I played through the sp, was fairly ..."
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Sony Adds 10 to PS3 Greatest Hits Catalog

Sony has just added ten games to the PlayStation 3's Greatest Hits catalog, with each title now carrying a price tag of $29.99 or less.

They are: Read more »

"Whoa, sony must have sold a fuckton of god of war collection really quickly. "
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Uncharted 2 'Heroes' Multiplayer Skin DLC Pack and Single Player Demo On the Way

Next Thursday, a free single-player demo for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves will make it's way onto the PlayStation Network alongside the game's first paid downloadable content called the PlayStation Heroes Skin Pack.

According to the official PlayStation blog, the 'Heroes' DLC pack will include seven new multiplayer skins representing characters from other first-party PlayStation titles. Main character Sev and a rival Helghast make the crossover from Guerilla Games' Killzone 2; Zeke accompanies both good and evil versions of protagonist Cole from Sucker Punch Productions' inFAMOUS, and Nathan Hale and a Chimera take a vacation from Insomniac's Resistance 2. Read more »

"This isn't bad for $5 at all but I probably won't get it. They already put in a free multiplayer ..."
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What Resistance 3 Could Learn From Two

Back when the PlayStation 3 launched in 2006, I went home with two games--Resistance: Fall of Man and Ridge Racer 7. I'd actually been able to beat Resistance and publish my review before its release, but I still wanted a copy for myself.

That's how much I liked Insomniac's alternate history shooter, which saw the England of 1951 besieged by the alien-esque Chimera. That purchase turned out to be a good call, as I've played through the campaign a few more times since then. Read more »

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Resistance 3 Revealed via Movie Set?

It seems that word of Insomniac's extremely likely followup to Resistance 2 has emerged not from the gaming industry, but Hollywood.

NeoGAF user goldsoundz claims to have run across a movie set with a billboard for the unannounced PlayStation 3 exclusive sequel. The logo features a silhouette of the Statue of Liberty, suggesting that the sci-fi shooter will be set, at least partially, in New York. Read more »

"I know I'm going to catch flack for this statement, but I just couldn't help but feel like the ..."
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Resistance 2 Gets New Maps, Modes Tomorrow

The first bit of downloadable content for Resistance 2 (PS3) will arrive in the PlayStation Store tomorrow alongside a new patch, developer Insomniac has revealed.

Priced at $5.99, the Aftermath Map Pack will deliver three new multiplayer arenas to the shooter: Aftermath, Pit Stop, and Orick. Six new skins for multiplayer characters, including two female models, will also be released, each selling at $0.99 a pop. Read more »

"I'd like to see more co-op maps added, this time with a bit less grindy."
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Resistance 2 Gone Gold, Multiplayer Beta Kicks Off

Related Topics – Resistance 2, PlayStation 3, Gone Gold

Insomniac's PlayStation 3 shooter sequel Resistance 2 has gone gold and entered the manufacturing process, publisher Sony has announced, along with word that the promised multiplayer beta is now officially underway.

Available now to those that purchased Qore Episode 3 or pre-ordered Resistance 2 from GameStop, the beta packs three locations, according to the PlayStation.Blog. A second wave of beta participants will gain access next week, with registration soon available via the soon-to-be-relaunched community site MyResistance.net. Read more »

"Anyone else not get their Gamestop beta key emailed to them? Anyone know what's going on?"
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Resistance PSP Hooks Up to PS3 Resistance 2: Gains New Mode, DualShock 3 Controls

Sony's Bend Studio, developer of the PSP shooter Resistance: Retribution, borrows more than the name from Insomniac's PS3 shooter series. The handheld game can be modified by Insomniac's upcoming Resistance 2 if connected to a PlayStation 3.

"Once you connect to [Resistance 2], Resistance: Retribution becomes 'Infected,'" exclaims a presentation slide from the Tokyo Game Show appearing on the PlayStation Blog. The Infected version of Retribution grants an alternate storyline, health regeneration, underwater breathing, and weapons borrowed from the PS3 game. Read more »

"Yipee. So I decide to get this for my PSP, unless I have a PS3 and R2 I get just the vanilla ..."
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Resistance 2 Interview: Ted Price Speaks on Gears of War Rivalry, Games Legislation and the Future

In between bouts of Insomniac's Resistance 2 (PS3) at a recent press event, I had the chance to sit down with creative director and studio founder Ted Price.

In addition to Resistance 2, Price discussed the possibilities of a new Insomniac franchise in the future,the surprising sales of the recently released downloadable Ratchet game and the misconception that Gears of War and Resistance are rivals, along with his thoughts on games legislation and the future of the games industry. Read more »

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Resistance 2 Hands-on Preview: The Best Shooter of 2008?

To say that developer Insomniac is confident in Resistance 2, its upcoming PlayStation 3 first person shooter sequel, would a bit of an understatement.

At a recent press event in New York, studio president and R2 creative director Ted Price declared that the title's single-player campaign, 8-person online co-op play and 60-person online competitive multiplayer combine to form the "biggest game and the best game that we've ever made." Read more »

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