Uncharted 2 MP, Need for Speed Shift, NBA 2K10 demos drop

"Try before you buy," is an age-old marketing slogan--and one that applies to three high-profile games this week. Today, Sony announced that it has released the multiplayer demo to Uncharted 2: Among Thieves via the PlayStation Store. The 1.3GB demo will feature four maps, four competitive modes,...

"Try before you buy," is an age-old marketing slogan--and one that applies to three high-profile games this week. Today, Sony announced that it has released the multiplayer demo to Uncharted 2: Among Thieves via the PlayStation Store. The 1.3GB demo will feature four maps, four competitive modes, and two co-op modes from Naughty Dog's PlayStation 3-exclusive adventure, due out on October 13 in North America.

Xbox 360 owners won't be left totally empty-handed, though, because 2K Sports today launched the demo for NBA 2K10 on Xbox Live. It will feature the two teams from June's 2009 NBA Finals--the Los Angeles Lakers and the Orlando Magic--squaring off in a virtual Staples Center in Los Angeles. (In real life, the Lakers won the series 4-1.) As outlined in GameSpot's recent preview, NBA 2K10 will feature improved graphics and presentation, new Signature Style animations (see below), and a number of new features. The game is due out on October 6 for the 360 and PS3*, which will be getting its own PlayStation Network demo "shortly," according to 2K Sports.

On Thursday, both PS3 and Xbox 360 owners will get a chance to slide into the driver's seat of Electronic Arts' Need for Speed Shift. The test-drive of the decently reviewed reboot of the once-mighty racing franchise will feature four cars: the BMW M3 (E46), the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10, the 2006 Lotus Elise 111R, and the 2008 Nissan GT-R. A fifth, the 2006 Pagani Zonda F, will be unlockable to those who display prowess on the demo's two tracks: a tight London river circuit and Formula One's Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps track in Belgium.

*= A PC edition of NBA 2K10 drops October 12, with a Wii version due October 19.

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180 comments
cjasko94
cjasko94

@HerbalVideogame LeBron's more overrated imo, he doesn't even have a ring! wheres kobe has 4!

cjasko94
cjasko94

@HerbalVideogame LeBron's more overrated imo, he doesn't even have a ring! wheres kobe has 4!

cjasko94
cjasko94

I actually played and beat Uncharted 2, later sold it.. Kind of want to re buy it now :?

cjasko94
cjasko94

I actually played and beat Uncharted 2, later sold it.. Kind of want to re buy it now :?

gamepunk86
gamepunk86

seriously the uncharted 2 demo is awesome like everyone says. i suck at it but still i have hella fun for sucking

gamepunk86
gamepunk86

seriously the uncharted 2 demo is awesome like everyone says. i suck at it but still i have hella fun for sucking

RajBauer
RajBauer

I agree wtih Harp_101, I can't stop playing the uncharted demo it is so freaking addicting which is bad because I have midterms coming up.

RajBauer
RajBauer

I agree wtih Harp_101, I can't stop playing the uncharted demo it is so freaking addicting which is bad because I have midterms coming up.

prytherce
prytherce

@ Harp_101 then why are you on gamespot?

prytherce
prytherce

@ Harp_101 then why are you on gamespot?

Harp_101
Harp_101

The Uncharted demo is one of the most addicting games i have ever played, and it's not even the full game! Right now I'm supposed to be doing research but can't help but to think about. I feel like going down stairs and playing it right now. Sadly that's not an option since I don't want to fail my classes.

Harp_101
Harp_101

The Uncharted demo is one of the most addicting games i have ever played, and it's not even the full game! Right now I'm supposed to be doing research but can't help but to think about. I feel like going down stairs and playing it right now. Sadly that's not an option since I don't want to fail my classes.

TevoxZi
TevoxZi

@3Z3KL13L08 It's simply; - Without spaces. :-) @SimonB1195 If I had a beta code for MAG, I'd be very happy, because I'm looking forwards to play it, but being happier is hard now that I can play Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Beta, which is one of the best I've played. :-)

TevoxZi
TevoxZi

@3Z3KL13L08 It's simply; - Without spaces. :-) @SimonB1195 If I had a beta code for MAG, I'd be very happy, because I'm looking forwards to play it, but being happier is hard now that I can play Uncharted 2 Multiplayer Beta, which is one of the best I've played. :-)

daabulls23
daabulls23

I was in the first beta and it was really solid back then. Can't wait to try this out!

daabulls23
daabulls23

I was in the first beta and it was really solid back then. Can't wait to try this out!

gearsrules
gearsrules

Does anyone think that Uncharted 2 multiplayer has any resemblence to Gears. I think that's a great think and the PS3 will sell more because of this game. Must buy if you have a PS3.

gearsrules
gearsrules

Does anyone think that Uncharted 2 multiplayer has any resemblence to Gears. I think that's a great think and the PS3 will sell more because of this game. Must buy if you have a PS3.

3Z3K13L08
3Z3K13L08

@TevoxZi I actually have a PS3 and sometime game on it but it's mainly my Blu-Ray/DVD/Media Streamer. I'm going to download it now, I can't wait to play it! PS: How do you quote people in a comment? I'm new here ^^.

3Z3K13L08
3Z3K13L08

@TevoxZi I actually have a PS3 and sometime game on it but it's mainly my Blu-Ray/DVD/Media Streamer. I'm going to download it now, I can't wait to play it! PS: How do you quote people in a comment? I'm new here ^^.

SimonB1195
SimonB1195

@- xFL4Wl3SSx how can you say that its the only good game on the ps3? i have the beta for mag and uncharted and both are superb. Im starting to think that MAG is better than cod 4 multiplayer and uncharted online is just superb. PS3 has a way better line up for exclusives

SimonB1195
SimonB1195

@- xFL4Wl3SSx how can you say that its the only good game on the ps3? i have the beta for mag and uncharted and both are superb. Im starting to think that MAG is better than cod 4 multiplayer and uncharted online is just superb. PS3 has a way better line up for exclusives

ps3loverr
ps3loverr

yay uc2 demo and dont talk about fair 360 fanboys 360 gets everything so shut up and stop complaining just because ps3 has better line up now

ps3loverr
ps3loverr

yay uc2 demo and dont talk about fair 360 fanboys 360 gets everything so shut up and stop complaining just because ps3 has better line up now

xFL4WL3SSx
xFL4WL3SSx

lol ps3 owners are so happy that they got uncharted 2,its the only good game on ps3 woww...360 got gears,halo,forza,splinter cell,left 4 dead...etc.try harder sony try harder

xFL4WL3SSx
xFL4WL3SSx

lol ps3 owners are so happy that they got uncharted 2,its the only good game on ps3 woww...360 got gears,halo,forza,splinter cell,left 4 dead...etc.try harder sony try harder

rht992
rht992

i'm loving the uncharted MP at the moment. only downloaded it a few hours ago and i can't wait for the full thing

rht992
rht992

i'm loving the uncharted MP at the moment. only downloaded it a few hours ago and i can't wait for the full thing

Terminator736
Terminator736

Wow, this isn't even fair. PS3 owners get Uncharted 2 beta (GOTY, btw) and Xbots get a b-ball demo? I feel sad for the poor xbots (not really, lol)

Terminator736
Terminator736

Wow, this isn't even fair. PS3 owners get Uncharted 2 beta (GOTY, btw) and Xbots get a b-ball demo? I feel sad for the poor xbots (not really, lol)

shii666
shii666

Lol, I suppose in this case 360 owners DO get shorthanded because they DON'T get to try Uncharted, but get a sports game instead. (I just made many angry, lol.)

shii666
shii666

Lol, I suppose in this case 360 owners DO get shorthanded because they DON'T get to try Uncharted, but get a sports game instead. (I just made many angry, lol.)

snake3rules
snake3rules

last night, @1 am PST, 4 am EST, there were 6000 people , and even if it didnt mean at the moment, I had no trouble finding matches the two times I tried ....

snake3rules
snake3rules

last night, @1 am PST, 4 am EST, there were 6000 people , and even if it didnt mean at the moment, I had no trouble finding matches the two times I tried ....

random-bob
random-bob

Is anyone playing the Uncharted beta? - my PS3 never finds anyone :'(

random-bob
random-bob

Is anyone playing the Uncharted beta? - my PS3 never finds anyone :'(

HerbalVideogame
HerbalVideogame

Yeah, DiRT rules. Kobe Bryant however, does not. Most overrated player of all time.

HerbalVideogame
HerbalVideogame

Yeah, DiRT rules. Kobe Bryant however, does not. Most overrated player of all time.

ZedX-14Pilot
ZedX-14Pilot

Dirt 2 is a WAY better game than Shift. Not to say shift sucks or anything harsh like that, but it definitely lacks depth compared to Dirt 2. Shift is a really pretty game, but it lacks the right amount of substance to go with the pretty graphics. Great first effort though, and looking forward to the next game in the series.

ZedX-14Pilot
ZedX-14Pilot

Dirt 2 is a WAY better game than Shift. Not to say shift sucks or anything harsh like that, but it definitely lacks depth compared to Dirt 2. Shift is a really pretty game, but it lacks the right amount of substance to go with the pretty graphics. Great first effort though, and looking forward to the next game in the series.

boxofwit
boxofwit

Four maps and four modes, pretty good demo if you ask me.

boxofwit
boxofwit

Four maps and four modes, pretty good demo if you ask me.

ZedX-14Pilot
ZedX-14Pilot

With what they included for the UC2 'demo', why are they calling it a demo? HELL, there is more to love in the demo than there is in the $15 battlefield game! Thanks for the hook-up ND!

ZedX-14Pilot
ZedX-14Pilot

With what they included for the UC2 'demo', why are they calling it a demo? HELL, there is more to love in the demo than there is in the $15 battlefield game! Thanks for the hook-up ND!