The best PS Vita games, The Last Of Us release date & Gaming Christmas gifts: the PlayStation round up

New The Last Of Screens

This week we look at the best PS Vita games, a new The Last Of Us trailer confirms its release date and we look at some extravagant gaming Christmas gifts.

UK.PlayStation.com

Weekend Essentials - Batman returns to PlayStation along with Grand Theft Auto and Spyro, as we take you through our picks for a slam-bang weekend of entertainment.

Top Tips: LEGO The Lord of the Rings - Want to defeat Sauron once and for all in LEGO The Lord of the Rings on PS3? These hints from Traveller’s Tales may help…

10 of the Best: PS Vita games - Grab the perfect festive gift or add even more quality to your games collection with this selection of top titles for PlayStation Vita.

PlayStation Store arrives on computer - Visit store.sonyentertainmentnetwork.com on your PC or Mac for an unrivalled selection of games. movies, TV series and more for your PS3, PS Vita or PSP.

Trophy Cabinet: Red Dead Redemption - Ride off into a platinum-tinged sunset with this saddlebag full of advice from the official PlayStation Community.

EU Blog

The Last of Us: New trailer, release date and pre-order content revealed! – The Last of Us is coming, and now we know when. Watch the stunning new trailer and read up on some great pre-order bonuses.

PlayStation Home update – Xi: Continuum is here – Strange things have been happening in PlayStation Home – Xi: Continuum has arrived. Can you unravel the riddle?

God of War: Ascension multiplayer beta coming soon to PS Plus – If you’re a PS Plus subscriber, you’ll get access to the God of War: Ascension multiplayer beta. See the sights here!

Interview: Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert descends into The Cave – Look behind you! A three-headed monkey! Gaming legend Ron Gilbert gives us the scoop on The Cave – an adventure 20 years in the making.

Community update: Far Cry 3, Home Q&A, Game of the Month – Far Cry 3 Fun Events and a week of Q&As with Home developers can be found in this week’s Community Update.

Official PlayStation Magazine UK

Here are 15 reasons why The Phantom Pain is Metal Gear Solid 5.

More money than sense? You need these *how much!* Christmas gifts for the PlayStation gamer who has everything.

It’s time to judge your gaming year with the PS3 trophies you should have got in 2012.

Check out these The Last Of Us screens showing of the latest trailer in gorgeous HD detail.

We asked and you voted: these are your PlayStation stars of 2012.