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PSN Store Update: 09.14.12

Posted on September 14, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Sony’s latest update to the PlayStation store went live yesterday in North America. PSN+ members are able to enjoy last year’s Scott Pilgrim Vs the World and the recently released Double Dragon Neon for free. On the retail front, for the right price, you can gain access to Rockstar’s Max Payne 3 or the upgraded version of EA’s Battlefield 3.

Retail Games Available For Download

Battlefield 3 Premium Edition (PS3) – $59.99
Max Payne 3 – $59.99
Fifa Street – $59.99

PSN Games

Jet Set Radio Early Access – $9.99 ($8.99 for PSN +)
Anomaly Warzone Earth ($9.99)

Free for PSN Plus

Double Dragon Neon (free)
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World The Game (free)
Full Game Trial EA SPORTS FIFA Street (one hour trial)


The Walking Dead: Episode 3 Haunts PS3 Today

Posted on August 28, 2012 by Seung Lee

If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead (games, comics, TV show, etc.), then you might be ecstatic to hear that the latest installment of the point-and-click adventure game will be available on the PS3 through the PlayStation Store, starting today. Xbox 360, PC, and Mac users will have to wait until tomorrow, August 29 to immerse themselves in the zombie-infested world.

Episode 3 will cost $4.99 on the PSN, and 400 MS Points on XBLM. PC and Mac users can purchase the game off of various online marketplaces, such as Steam, or through Telltale Games’s Season Pass. International release info has yet to be released, but the company is working on it. If you think you might be interested in The Walking Dead games, but want honest opinions on how good they are, check out our review on the first episode here, and the second episode here. You might also want to visit The Walking Dead games’ official site here.


Legasista | Review

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Les Major

If you’re a fan of NIS games and enjoy action RPG’s like Secret of Mana, this is a game you may enjoy. While it doesn’t feature the vast explorable world like Secret of Mana featured, it does have the random dungeons and intense leveling you’ve come to expect from NIS. That being said, you may want to skip this review if you’re already planning to get the game. I’ll do my best to avoid spoilers but due to the gentle learning curve in the game it’s hard to not somewhat spoil the content of the first five worlds you visit. If you’ve already looked up the games features you’ll know what unlockables I’m referring to already I’m sure. So lets talk about the system Legasista uses first.Read More


Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Gets Console Release Date

Posted on August 20, 2012 by Jeff Wade

Fighting game devolpers Arc System Works are winning over a lot of new fans with their take on the Midnight Channel in Persona 4 Arena but a console release for the return of The Midnight Carnival for Guilty Gear X2 Accent Core Plus is set for October, according to Andriasang.

Originally announced for a summer release, the game’s console homecoming on PSN and XBLA sees the return of Arc System Works’ first fighting game franchise, complete with all the bells and whistles of online play and HD graphics that one expects. But that isn’t all that’s being packed into this package.

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The Expendables 2 Videogame Available Now On XBLA, PSN and PC

Posted on August 18, 2012 by Les Major

Expendables 2 just hit theatres and to coincide with that release the video game is on XBLA, PSN and PC now too! Available for 1200MSP on XBLA or $14.99 for the PSN or PC version, the game features four playable characters from the movies roster. Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), Yin Yang (Jet Li), Gunner Jensen (Dolph Lundgren) and Hale Caesar (Terry Crews) are available for four player co-op. Featuring twin stick combat and vehicular combat sequences too.

Our own Eric Bastelak wasn’t too impressed with the game unfortunately in his review however for hardcore fans of the franchise you may want to check it out just for the story. The video game ends off where The Expendables 2 movie begins. The video game focuses on an adventure to rescue an extremely valuable, kidnapped billionaire.

I’m loving the return of classic action movies and it’s great to see a series with so many big names brought together like this! I’ll definitely be checking out the movie soon, and I’m sure at some point I’ll be giving the demo to The Expendables 2 videogame a whirl too.

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Jet Set Radio Rerelease Tagged For $9.99

Posted on August 13, 2012 by Les Major

Jet Set Radio is set to tear up consoles yet again starting in September! Playstation Plus members are the first to get a chance to pick up the classic skater game on Sept 11th. Non-plus PS3 users will get the game a week later on the 18th. After that the Vita version will be available on October 16th. The rerelease will be available to Xbox Live Arcade and Steam users September 19th.

Originally available for the Dreamcast this game was called Jet Grind Radio in North America. The rerelease is priced at 800 Microsoft points on XBLA and $9.99 across the other venues.


First look At Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee HD And Naming Contest

Posted on August 9, 2012 by Broken Joysticks

Just Add Water unveiled a screenshot for the upcoming Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee HD remake today, on its official Facebook page. Unlike most HD editions of old games as of late, Abe’s Oddysee is being rebuilt from the ground up.

The game’s first demonstration will be shown at Eurogamer Expo, sometime during the 27th-30th of September, at the Earls Court in London. The biggest news is that at the convention, the developers will be revealing the most popular name for the game that fans voted on (that’s if you submitted an idea before tomorrow’s deadline). If you want to vote, check out the following linkOddworld: Abe’s Oddysee HD (which probably won’t be the title) will be out sometime next year!


Online Multiplayer and Wallace Wells DLC Coming To Scott Pilgrim

Posted on August 9, 2012 by Les Major

Ubisoft’s Scott Pilgrim vs. The World released way back when on August 25, 2010, for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, will be receiving a new DLC pack this month. This new download, which will cost 400 Microsoft Points, includes online multiplayer and Wallace, presumably as a playable character. This information comes from majornelson.com, which dates the Xbox 360 version’s release for August 19th. Ubisoft PR rep Alex Monney stated that details for the PS3 version are on the way.

With Wallace Wells as a playable character, it’s assumable that much like the Knives Chau DLC, he will have his own ending in the game. Wallace is Scott’s roommate from the comic series, so he should make for an interesting addition to the game’s cast. It’s also worth mentioning that the colored version of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life is being released this week.


Digital Releases for MGS HD Collection Coming Soon

Posted on August 8, 2012 by Broken Joysticks

The Metal Gear Solid series saw an HD compilation released back in November ’11. Now, for those of you who haven’t bought the triple pack that had Metal Gear Solid 2, 3, and Peace Walker, a digital version will also be available.

The first two games available will be Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, releasing separately on August 21st. Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker will be released the following week, on August 28th. If you can hold off on buying them separately, you can collect all three games on the 28th in a PSN-exclusive bundle. There’s no info right now on the pricing for the individual items. Read more for the official press release.

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Here’s Some New Details About Scourge: Outbreak

Posted on August 6, 2012 by Seung Lee


If you don’t know what exactly Scourge: Outbreak is, I don’t blame you. I had no clue that it existed until I read an article about it. Scourge: Outbreak is a third-person shooter from a development team called Tragnarion Studios, and it’s being released on the PS3, Xbox 360, PC, and Mac. The release date for it hasn’t been announced yet, but lead game designer Omar Salleh has unveiled some new screenshots and details on co-op today. Salleh’s blog post at the European PlayStation blog site revealed that his team’s upcoming game should be out in the next few months. He also went on to talk about being excited to see how players will enjoy the co-op mode.

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That’s A Lot Of Levels For LittleBigPlanet

Posted on August 6, 2012 by Seung Lee


Media Molecule, the team behind LittleBigPlanet, has revealed today that seven million levels (and still going strong!) have been created across all of the games for the franchise. It hasn’t been too long since the very first LBP was released on the PS3 in ’08. Now, I’m not going to say each of these seven million levels are amazing, or worth your time to play, but you can’t say that you’re not getting bang for your buck with a LBP game.

Check out Media Molecule’s blog post celebrating the recent accomplishment here, and see the picture detailing it here.


Rainbow Moon|Review

Posted on August 6, 2012 by Eric Bastelak

Welcome dear readers to the Rainbow Moon review; this is my review of the new tactical RPG exclusively released on the Playstation Network.  I have been reporting on this game for quite some time. It’s fair to say that I have been very excited for this title. Were my expectations too high for this one?Read More


The Walking Dead Ep. 1&2 Free For PS Plus August 7

Posted on July 30, 2012 by Seung Lee

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Summer is quickly coming to a close, so why not make the most out of it with some free games? If you loved watching and/or reading The Walking Dead, it’ll be worth your time to try the prequel to the TV series out. Starting August 7, PlayStation Plus members will be able to play episodes 1 and 2 of The Walking Dead for free.

It’s not as if the games are bad either. If you like point-and-click adventure games, you owe it to yourself to play the two episodes. You can check out our review on the first episode here, and the second episode here.


Sony’s Latest PSN Promotion Lets You Pre-Order Games

Posted on July 11, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

Sony’s PSN PLAY promotion is set to return to North America’s digital store front in just two short weeks. Featuring a lineup of four games: The Expendables 2, Sound Shapes, Papo & Yo and Counter-Strike Global Offensive there is something for everyone, whether you’re playing on a PS3 or Ps Vita.

PSN Plus members get an additional 20% discount on all four titles and all PSN members who pre-order any of these games receive an exclusive XMB theme for the PS3. In addition, by purchasing multiple PSN PLAY games you can snag a pretty sweet bonus, in the form of PSN cash.

Buy any 4 PSN PLAY games to get $10

Buy any 3 PSN PLAY games to get $6

Buy any 2 PSN PLAY games to get $3

Head on over to the full article after the jump for descriptions of each of the four games. We’ll have more on each of these games as they are released over the next few weeks.Read More


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