October 20, 2010 // 8:59 pm
- PlayStation Home Online Community Specialist Locust_Star
has announced news of a Playstation Home Halloween Event, as well as Saw, Bleach, and Heavy Strike updates that are all incoming this week.
To quote: On Thursday, October 21st, Lord Pumpkinhead (aka "the Demon Gourd from Hell") will appear In the middle of PlayStation Home's Central Plaza, his gigantic glowing face sneering like an intolerant king at his unworthy subjects, rotating so that all can bear witness to his glorious image.
As an offering to your pumpkin overlord, you and your friends must toss coins into his mouth as it rotates past. Make a proper offering, and the exalted one will reward you as one of his followers. Fail in your tithing efforts, and you will anger the ever-powerful Lord Pumpkinhead, hindering your chances of entering the Demon Gourd's fold.
Legend has it that Lord Pumpkinhead has additional rewards for his most loyal subjects. Can you ascend to the ranks of his chosen few?
Speaking of Halloween festivities, this week our friends over at Heavy Water release their first pieces in the "Heavy Pets" line of items for your personal space. Celebrate Halloween properly by visiting the Furniture store (or the Central Plaza kiosk) in the PlayStation Home Mall, where you can purchase a ghostly tombstone, an eerie bell tower, or a flaming brazier.
Place one in your personal space of choice and watch as a trio of Halloween creatures comes out to play - ghosts will rise from the tombstone, vampire bats will fly from the belfry, and flaming skulls will stream out of the brazier. These spooky new items are available for single purchase and are also offered together as a bundle at a special low price.
Also available this week from Heavy Water is the new Heavy Strike game. Place the Heavy Strike cannon in the personal space of your choice and then strap on your helmet, grab your walkie talkie, and order in an artillery strike.
Simply place your sights over your intended target and tap X to fire away. You can even drop two cannons across from one another and exchange fire with a friend! Pick yours up from the Furniture store (or the Central Plaza kiosk) this Thursday.
"Want to play a game?" Join Konami
this Halloween by sporting the infamous mascot Billy the Puppet's costume from the horrifying hit film and game franchise Saw
, available from the Costumes store in the PlayStation Home Mall.
Konami also passes along the friendly reminder to make sure you check out the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow
demo. After you've completed the demo, check your PlayStation Home wardrobe and you'll find a special Castlevania: Lords of Shadow t-shirt!
The newest additions to our long line of Costumes are being released this week in the PlayStation Home Mall. Choose from a new Ninja costume (male), Midnight Rogue costume (female), or the Aqua Suit costume (female). Check out the picture below for a sneak peek at these brand new costumes.
Finally, Lockwood has updated the Sodium store with a literal ton of creepy contact lenses, perfect additions to your Halloween costumes. And our friends over at VIZ Media
have given us a full episode of Bleach to put up in the Theater for a week starting this Thursday.
Watch episode 168, where a new captain joins Squad Three, taking the place of the rebel Gin Ichimaru. See you in Home!