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  • Resistance 2 launches in the US

    Resistance 2 has released in the States, with Insomniac’s Ted Price claiming the game will be the best shooter of the year. “Not only did we set out to create a game that offered the most content for shooter fans in 2008, we also wanted to produce the best overall first-person shooter in 2008,” he […]

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  • Resistance 2 TV spot shows people being stupid

    The final Resistance 2 TV ad has released in the US, showing American citizens throwing pieces of wood at aliens with ray guns. Hello there: you would shit your knickers and run like a baby if you got pew-pewed at by a seven-foot thing with a rifle. Sorry, but you would. After the break. The […]

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  • Ted Price attending US Resistance 2 launch event in San Francisco

    The US PS Blog brings word that Insomniac boss Ted Price himself will be in attendance at the midnight opening of the Metreon in San Francisco for the launch of Resistance 2 next week, as will members of the firm’s community team. There’ll be swag, signing at photos. It does not get better than that. […]

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  • Confirmed: Resistance 2 will launch on November 28

    SCEE has just confirmed to VG247 that a release date for Resistance 2 circulated this morning is correct. “Resistance 2 will be launching in the UK on November 28,” said a rep. The game’s date has been the subject of rumour this month, but worry no longer: you’ll be able to have yellow eyes and […]

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  • Resistance 2 out on November 28, says ThreeSpeech

    And off we go again. According to a November release schedule published on ThreeSpeech, Resistance 2 is to ship on November 28. MCV claimed the same earlier this month but Sony denied the date was official. Just checking with Sony now. The new list’s below: PS3 Buzz Quiz TV Special Edition – October 31 LittleBigPlanet […]

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  • IGN posts first Resistance 2 review

    IGN’s posted the first online review of Insomniac’s Resistance 2, awarding the game a more than respectable 9.5/10. The official PS mag’s already given it 9/10. From the site: Resistance 2 is one of those games that manages to expand on its predecessor in every way. The single player is epic in scope and in […]

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  • SCEA details US Resistance 2 beta dates

    SCEA’s outlined some info on what transpires to be a short-lived multiplayer beta for Resistance 2 in the US, telling that the tester will be switched off next week. From the US PS Blog: [Registration's now closed. If you didn't make it] USA Today will be distributing (hundreds of) codes on their site beginning next […]

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  • OPM gives Resistance 2 9/10

    Update: Gears 2 got 9/10 from OXM UK today, in case you missed it. According to this post on the EU PS boards, the latest issue of UK’s OPM carried a 9/10 review score for Resistance 2. According to Metacritic, this is the world’s first rating for the Insomniac shooter. BioShock got 10 in the […]

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  • Pre-order Resistance 2 from GameStation, has beta

    As you can see here, GameStation’s now offering instant multiplayer beta access to Resistance 2 in return for a pre-order. The offer’s UK-only and keys are limited, so get on it if you care.

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  • Resistance 2: Direct-feed footage from the beta

    After the break. It’s an edited montage from three levels, both co-op and competitive. Very nice quality, thanks to Mr Rich. Take a look. Game’s out next month.

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  • Get a Resistance 2 beta key from IGN right now

    European readers can get a Resistance 2 beta key from IGN if they’re quick – get over there right now. The site’s got 7,000 keys, 2,000 of which are reserved for Founder’s Club subscribers. More through there.

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  • Resistance 2 beta delayed

    Sony has told IGN that the Resistance 2 beta has been delayed meaning the offer we told you about earlier will not be going ahead. There is no reason given other than “unforseen circumstances.” Which is a shame. By Mike Bowden

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  • IGN handing out Resistance 2 beta kets

    Update: PSU is giving some away too. IGN is reporting that as of today it will be handing beta keys for the Insomniac sequel, Resistance 2. You’ll have to be a member of Comrade, which is something to do with Gamespy, we think. Anyway, if you’re going bananas for this sort of thing you’ll find […]

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  • New Resistance trailer shows shooting, bumped graphics

    After the break. Unless our memory’s leaking, this does look significantly “better” than the first game in terms of visuals. And you get to shoot a giant monster thing in the face, which has to be good. See for yourself. No date yet for Europe.

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  • American Resistance 2 beta gets underway, game goes gold

    As reported by the US PS Blog, the Resistance 2 beta has now started, available only to those who pre-ordered the game through GameStop or subscribe to Qore. In addition, SCEA’s confirmed that the game is complete. From the post: The Beta will include competitive maps from three locations in the game. These maps include […]

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  • Resistance 2 dated for November 28 in Europe

    SCEE’s just put dates on most of its fourth quarter line-up for all PS platforms, and has finally confirmed Resistance 2 for a November 28 release. From MCV: PlayStation 3 LittleBigPlanet – October 24th Siren Blood Curse – October 31st Buzz! Quiz TV Special Edition – October 31st Motorstorm: Pacific Rift – November 14th SingStar […]

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  • Bleszinski: Gears to Resistance is "apples to oranges"

    Gears of War design boss Cliff Bleszinski, speaking to Das Gamer, has refused to be drawn on comparisons between Gears 2 and Resistance 2, saying the two are completely separate entities. “When you break it down and look at each game, it’s largely apples to oranges,” he said. The designer added, however, that he keeps […]

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  • Resistance 2 beta to start next week?

    Dpad’s reporting that Play’s sent out emails to Resistance 2 pre-orderers saying the game’s beta’s to go live next Friday. No confirmation yet, but we’ll know soon enough from the sound of it.

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  • Sony accepting sign-ups for Resistance 2 public beta

    By way of super-secret PlayStation Underground email, Sony has put out a call for Chimera-hating, multiplayer-loving beta testers. Simply go here, sign-in with your PSN account, and F5 your inbox until Sony drops you a line. Registration will only be available for “a very limited time,” but we already signed up, so there’s nothing for […]

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  • 10 more new Resistance 2 movies posted

    On Joystiq. That’s more Resistance 2 than you can shake a stick at. There’s loads of stuff there, including co-op, multiplayer, and so on. Watch away.

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Resistance 2 Latest

  • Get a Resistance 2 beta key from IGN right now

    European readers can get a Resistance 2 beta key from IGN if they’re quick – get over there right now. The site’s got 7,000 keys, 2,000 of which are reserved for Founder’s Club subscribers. More through there.

  • Resistance 2 beta delayed

    Sony has told IGN that the Resistance 2 beta has been delayed meaning the offer we told you about earlier will not be going ahead. There is no reason given other than “unforseen circumstances.” Which is a shame. By Mike Bowden

  • IGN handing out Resistance 2 beta kets

    Update: PSU is giving some away too. IGN is reporting that as of today it will be handing beta keys for the Insomniac sequel, Resistance 2. You’ll have to be a member of Comrade, which is something to do with Gamespy, we think. Anyway, if you’re going bananas for this sort of thing you’ll find […]

  • New Resistance trailer shows shooting, bumped graphics

    After the break. Unless our memory’s leaking, this does look significantly “better” than the first game in terms of visuals. And you get to shoot a giant monster thing in the face, which has to be good. See for yourself. No date yet for Europe.

  • American Resistance 2 beta gets underway, game goes gold

    As reported by the US PS Blog, the Resistance 2 beta has now started, available only to those who pre-ordered the game through GameStop or subscribe to Qore. In addition, SCEA’s confirmed that the game is complete. From the post: The Beta will include competitive maps from three locations in the game. These maps include […]

  • Resistance 2 dated for November 28 in Europe

    SCEE’s just put dates on most of its fourth quarter line-up for all PS platforms, and has finally confirmed Resistance 2 for a November 28 release. From MCV: PlayStation 3 LittleBigPlanet – October 24th Siren Blood Curse – October 31st Buzz! Quiz TV Special Edition – October 31st Motorstorm: Pacific Rift – November 14th SingStar […]

  • Bleszinski: Gears to Resistance is “apples to oranges”

    Gears of War design boss Cliff Bleszinski, speaking to Das Gamer, has refused to be drawn on comparisons between Gears 2 and Resistance 2, saying the two are completely separate entities. “When you break it down and look at each game, it’s largely apples to oranges,” he said. The designer added, however, that he keeps […]

  • Resistance 2 beta to start next week?

    Dpad’s reporting that Play’s sent out emails to Resistance 2 pre-orderers saying the game’s beta’s to go live next Friday. No confirmation yet, but we’ll know soon enough from the sound of it.

  • Sony accepting sign-ups for Resistance 2 public beta

    By way of super-secret PlayStation Underground email, Sony has put out a call for Chimera-hating, multiplayer-loving beta testers. Simply go here, sign-in with your PSN account, and F5 your inbox until Sony drops you a line. Registration will only be available for “a very limited time,” but we already signed up, so there’s nothing for […]

  • 10 more new Resistance 2 movies posted

    On Joystiq. That’s more Resistance 2 than you can shake a stick at. There’s loads of stuff there, including co-op, multiplayer, and so on. Watch away.

  • New Resistance hands-on and media break cover

    PS3F’s posted up a new hands-on with Resistance 2, and it’s all sounding just fine. Snip: While we enjoyed our time with the single player experience, we certainly had exponentially more fun with the online co-op. Andrew and I joined forces to save mankind from the Chimera curse, he chose to be a medic and […]

  • Resistance 2 is “just about finished”

    Speaking to Gamespot, Insominac chief Ted Price said that Resistance 2 is almost done. Phew. “The game is just about finished as I write this,” he said. “Yet the three to four weeks before we deliver a final disc to the factory are always the most difficult. “This is when we’re fixing bugs, adding tons […]

  • Resistance 2 public beta applications now open

    Sony’s opened applications to the Resistance 2 public beta, as you can see here. We’re assuming you can get onto this no matter what your region: we just logged in using our PSN ID, and we’re based in the UK. You need to fill out a standard form and email invites will be sent out […]

  • Resistance 2 multiplayer demo reaches Europe this October

    SCEE’s announced a multiplayer demo for Europe this October, but has unfortunately failed to give a solid date. “The event will allow PS3 owners the opportunity to be the first to explore new levels, modes and weapons – as well as provide Insomniac Games, the developer of Resistance 2, and SCEE with feedback on the […]

  • SCEE: Euro Resistance 2 date to be confirmed “fairly soon”

    Following confirmation of specific Resistance 2 release dates for both Japan and the US, SCEE has said it isn’t ready to do the same for Europe right now. “In European territories we’ve only ever said November,” a spokesperson told VG247. “We’re not making announcements as of the specific date just yet.” When can we expect […]

  • Resistance 2 confirmed for US release on November 4

    An American press release has today confirmed that Insomniac’s Resistance 2 will release in the US on November 4. The date came as part of an announcement about the game’s Collector’s Edition. From the release: Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (SCEA) announced today that Resistance 2(TM), from independent developer Insomniac Games, will release in North […]

  • Resistance 2 confirmed for November 13 in Japan

    In a press release trumpeting the re-re-re-announcement of the PS3 Bluetooth headset, Sony has today confirmed that Resistance 2 will ship on November 13 in Japan. “With this new Wireless Headset, users will be able to enjoy the most immersive on-line communication on new software titles supporting on-line chat feature, such as SOCOM: CONFRONTATION*1 available […]

  • Resistance 2 opening cinematic filmed off-screen

    After the link. The quality’s not amazing, but you can see what’s going on. Basically, poor old Nathan’s in a spot of bother. Don’t spoil yourself if you want to stay fresh for what is almost certainly going to be one of the biggest games of the year. Do if you don’t.

  • “Only On PlayStation” badge missing from PAL Resistance 2 cover art

    Oh. Our. Gods. The PAL cover art for Resistance 2′s been released, and doesn’t include the Only On PlayStation badge that was seen on top of the US art yesterday. We’ll check this with Sony now. Thanks, Syrok.

  • “Only on PlayStation” logo spotted on Resistance 2 cover

    This is a bit “omglol,” but there we are. An IGN contest to allow gamers to pick the cover of Resistance 2 has shown an “Only on PlayStation” logo in the corner of the designs. That’s it. And we’d pick the third one.

  • New Resistance 2 footage shows Twisted History

    Eurogamer has some new Resistance 2 footage called Twisted History revealing the interesting back story to the invasion of Chimera: how it all started, that kind of thing. No new gameplay on show, but definitely worth a look. Through the link for this one. By Mike Bowden

  • NPD to date for 2008: Wii whitewashes while 360 and PS3 thrash it out

    In the wake of July’s NPD figures, we thought we’d look at just how well the ‘big three’ have fared over the last seven months by tallying all hardware data for 2008. We all know Nintendo is having a fantastic year, but just how well is Wii doing? Microsoft and Sony are fighting their own […]

  • Resistance 2 beta goes live

    According to this Kotaku piece, the Resistance multiplayer beta has gone live. There’s no solid detail there, aside from the fact that those on the beta have been notified by mail. If you didn’t – and bear in mind that beta slots haven’t been offered in Europe yet – don’t worry: there are going to […]

  • Euro gamers can’t access Resistance 2 beta through Qore

    As you can see from this post on the US PS Blog, Europeans in the crowd wondering if you were going to be able to buy yourself into the Resistance 2 beta through today’s episode of Qore are in for a disappointment: you can’t. “While there is an R2 beta planned for Europe, you won’t […]

  • Resistance 2 pre-order beta programme “should be announced soon”

    Following an announcement overnight that the third episode of US PSN show Qore would contain an invite to the Resistance 2 beta, Insomniac’s moved to allay fears that the only way gamers are going to get in is by paying and confirmed that pre-ordering will allow access. “Lots of confusion thanks to the Qore announcement,” […]

  • Qore episode three includes invite to Resistance 2 September beta

    Looks like Sony knows exactly what gamers want for, er, whatever holiday happens in September. According to an email sent out by the company, Qore buyers will be granted admittance into a Resistance 2 beta, apparently coming this September. The news is a real coup for Qore, and will surely raise questions about how publishers […]

  • Resistance 2 ARG countdown ends, more videos posted

    A countdown on Resistance 2 ARG site Project Abraham has ended, and more videos featuring actors being “edgy” have been posted on the site. Commendable stuff, Insomniac. More details on PS3F.

  • Five more Resistance 2 screenshots released

    They can be found over at PS3F. Looking very nice indeed too. There’s also some concept art there so you can compare the screenshots with the artwork and marvel at what a fantastic developer Insomniac is. Or something. Through the link, anyway. By Mike Bowden

  • New Killzone 2 screens show prettiness

    PSU’s posted up some new Killzone 2 shots, showing ably that the Guerilla shooter’s no slouch in the graphics department. There are a few old ones in there, but what the hey. Have fun.

  • Resistance 2 Sony conference movie posted

    This looked fantastic to us last night, but we haven’t had time to watch it again yet. Below is the Sony E3 press conference trailer of Resistance 2, showing giant cityscapes and the super-monster, the Leviathan. Check it out.