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Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Jul 03, 2008 // Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

Hey, everyone. It’s time again for the PLAYSTATION Store weekly update.

Qore Digital Magazine

Qore Episode 02: July, 2008 ($2.99 Issue, $24.99 Annual Subscription)
Episode 02 of Qore: Presented by the PLAYSTATION Network includes Part one of a three part series following the development of Resistance 2 and the exclusive release of the Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm demo.
File size: 1.71 GB

Add-on Game Content

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock July 4th 2008 Holiday Single (free)
FREE “Top Gun Anthem” as performed by Steve Ouimette. For all song credits please visit www.redoctane.com
File size: 14.9 MB

Rock Band
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “Promised Land” – Vesuvius (free)
  • “Who’s Going Home with You Tonight?” – Trapt ($0.99)
  • “Time Is Running Out” – Papa Roach ($0.99)
  • “Down at the Whisky” – Motley Crüe ($0.99)
  • Crüe Fest Pack 1 ($2.99) – includes “Time Is Running Out” – Papa Roach, “Down at the Whisky” – Motley Crüe, and “Who’s Going Home with You Tonight?” – Trapt.

File sizes: 23.3 MB – 30.6 MB (singles), 74.2 MB (track pack)

Game Videos (free)

Killzone 2 Trailer
Two years after the Helghast assault on Vekta, the ISA are taking the fight to Helghan. Their primary objective is to capture the Helghast leader, Emperor Visari, and bring the Helghast war machine to a halt. You assume the role of Sev, a battle-hardened member of the Legion, a special forces unit tasked with securing the Pyrrhus, the capital of Helghan.
File size: 33 MB (SD), 66 MB (HD)

Valkyria Chronicles Teaser Trailer
An introductory trailer to the epic world of Valkyria Chronicles.
File size: 62 MB (HD)

Battlefield: Bad Company Bad World Trailer
Haggard and Sweetwater have a serious discussion about a well known song.
File size: 47 MB (HD)

Battlefield: Bad Company Rainbow Sprinkles Trailer
Sarge tries to stack the troops up to breach an important objective.
File size: 62 MB (HD)

Battlefield: Bad Company Snake Eyes Trailer
See what the characters of B-Company encounter on their journey for gold.
File size: 53 MB (HD)

Dead Space Animated Comic Issue #2
The second issue of the six part Dead Space Animated Comic Series created by Ben Templesmith and Antony Johnston.
File size: 269 MB (HD)

Dead Space Animated Comic Issue #3
The third issue of the six part Dead Space Animated Comic Series created by Ben Templesmith and Antony Johnston.
File size: 368 MB (HD)

Tiger Woods ‘09 Course Video
Tiger Woods PGA Tour ’09 features new and improved course-rendering technology that gives all of the courses in the game a special look; one that captures the essence of the courses themselves. To see the improvements first-hand, check out these videos from EA Sports.
File size: 104 MB (HD)

Vampire Rain Altered Species #1
Not all is what it seems on this cold, wet night. A waitress, having just finished her shift begins her long walk home as she becomes frightened and takes a wrong turn down a dark alleyway. This could be the last mistake she will ever make.
File size: 153 MB (HD)

Vampire Rain Altered Species #2
Strategy is a key factor here. Use extreme caution when planning your course of action. One wrong step and this team of elite AIB agents could end up the main course of a Nightwalker buffet. There are no rules of engagement here: kill ‘em all!
File size: 116 MB (HD)

Movie and Blu-ray Trailers (free)

Lakeview Terrace
In Lakeview Terrace, a young couple has just moved into their California dream home when they become the target of their next-door neighbor, who disapproves of their interracial relationship.
File size: 29 MB (SD), 108 MB (HD), 148 MB (1080)

John Mayer Live In Los Angeles
This special concert includes three sets: an acoustic performance, a rare set with John Mayer Trio, as well as a set featuring Mayer’s full band.
File size: 134 MB (HD), 178 MB (1080)

Vantage Point
While giving a speech in Madrid, the President of the United States is shot and a bomb explodes killing dozens of people. The incident is seen from the perspective of different people, including secret service agents and the assassins, led by a well-known terrorist.
File size: 98 MB (HD), 129 MB (1080)

Persepolis
Writer and Director Marjane Satrapi draws a poignant story about a young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution, when people’s hopes were dashed as fundamentalists took power.
File size: 76 MB (HD), 99 MB (1080)

PS3 Themes (free)

Woodward Theme
Customize your PS3 system with a cool Woodward Theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 3.18 MB

Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution Theme
Customize your PS3 system with a cool Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution Theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 2.32 MB

PS3 Wallpaper (free)

Top Spin 3 Wallpaper
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Top Spin 3 Wallpaper.
File sizes: 203K – 883K

PLAYSTATION Store for PC

Here is this week’s content release for the PLAYSTATION Store for PC. To download these games to your PSP, navigate to http://store.playstation.com. There, you’ll find descriptions of the content and directions on how to get started. For more on the PLAYSTATION Store for PC, please click here.

PSP Themes (free)

PSN Theme
Woodward Theme

Hope you enjoy!

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+ Vinclive on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:26 pm said:

Great update! Is the 2.40 out again BTW?


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+ CONFUSEDgam3r on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:26 pm said:

I was hoping for something Civ Rev related. YES! And Killzone 2?


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+ Joe on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:27 pm said:

Qore should be pretty good this week. That being said other then that this week is kind of bland.

Also is there any chance that the PSP will get trophies too some day.


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+ DankandSticky on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:27 pm said:

ok…. I was really hoping for some patches though… like uncharted or something new….. I know its not going to be in store updates, but I was just hoping :(


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+ whatisdelicious on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:27 pm said:

Sweet. Been waiting for the next Qore.


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+ Engine on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:27 pm said:

Ok, so how to we download Qore if we bought the Annual subscription???


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    + Jeff Rubenstein on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:30 pm said:

    Annual subscribers simply need to go to their download lists when the latest Episode of Qore goes live (scheduled for the 1st Thursday of every month, with the weekly PlayStation Store update) and they will find the Episode is ready and waiting.

    Steps:
    Sign-in to the PLAYSTATION Network
    Enter the PlayStation Store through the XMB
    Go to “View Downloads”
    Find the current Episode of Qore on your download list and begin downloading


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+ joel on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:28 pm said:

……QORE and thats it?

I knew it PIXEL JUNK EDEN delayed =(


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+ neo_bahamut on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:30 pm said:

If I bought the year subscription how do I download the second episode? I mean does the PSN know I bought the subscription?


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+ Vinclive on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:30 pm said:

I don’t get the “Don’t press L2″ thing :/ care to explain?


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+ FrozoneUSMC on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:30 pm said:

Nice Update, Thanks Gracie. You rock!!


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+ joel on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:30 pm said:

Anyhow QORE looks great


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+ Patriotsbball5460 on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:32 pm said:

i dont like the demo in this qore episode so no qore for me


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+ Wip3ou7 on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:33 pm said:

No WipEout HD? And a dissapointing episode 2 of qore… I was reluctant to subscribe, but did out of good faith. You guys are lucky there’s no refunds.


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+ Engine on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:33 pm said:

Thanks for the update Jeff. I found it, but man was it far down on the list. Anyway to change it to the current episode is on the top of the list. As of right now it looks like it will be stuck with a date of 6/06/08 on it. I can’t imagine searching for it 6 months from now lol.


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+ djratchet on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:33 pm said:

Thanks Noel for the PSP PSN theme I requested. Question: Is the Internet Search Icon supposed to be a white circle? just wanted to check, cause mine is


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    + Noel Silvia on July 3rd, 2008 at 8:28 pm said:

    There are two new ones for two of the new features: the Trophy icon and the Search icon. Unfortunately, since these and all previous Themes were created before, they do not have the unique / skinned icons. I\’m working on this for all upcoming Themes, however, and will update the \”How-To\”\’s with the new code when I\’m able to.
    Glad you like the PSP Theme. People asked for it, people got it! ;-)


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+ norriswolfwood on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:33 pm said:

Nice, marching your way to be like XBL aren’t ya?


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+ Moe on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:34 pm said:

You guys should have come up with a better way to handle the downloading for the annual subscription version of Qore.
How is one suppose to know that they have to go to the Download List?

And when you do go there, depending on your activity level on the store, it may not even show up in the first [page].

Yuck.


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+ grapevine241 on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:34 pm said:

hey where is the rainbow six vegas 2 map pack??


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+ thewolf619 on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:34 pm said:

@#9It means PRESS L2!! ;)

There was a sweet little mini game in the last episode.


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+ JumperPrime on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:34 pm said:

What? No demos? No new games? Where the heck is Elefunk? It was supposed to be out in June and now it’s July with no Elefunk in sight.


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+ Draicus on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:34 pm said:

@6

Go to your Download List in the store and look for the Qore annual subscription. Should be two of them, one is June and the other is July. The July issue is the new one (it’s 1758MB).


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+ Neil on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:34 pm said:

The only thing holding me back from subscribing to Qore is Calling All Cars – I already have it. Any word on if you can swap games or get credit?


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+ Retrogameplayer on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:34 pm said:

Not a bad update. Downloading my new issue of Qore now :)


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+ willacuz on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:35 pm said:

Killzone2 Trailer:

Is this NEW or the one from GAMERS DAY???

Is it the one with the logo taking up 90% of the teaser?


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    + Noel Silvia on July 3rd, 2008 at 8:30 pm said:

    The Killzone 2 Trailer is an HD version of the trailer shown at Gamer\’s Day.
    Hope that answers your question!


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+ joel on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:35 pm said:

I bought Qore

The R2 and naruto things made it a must buy


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+ WestSiide on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:36 pm said:

about time.. off topic.. for those who successfully updated to 2.4 (so did I btw on a 60gig) have you noticed streaming vids on youtube extremely laggy?


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+ FrozoneUSMC on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:36 pm said:

This is for you if you got the “Annual Sub”,

Go to the Playstation Store, and then to View Downloads. You should see the July 2008 Issue ready to download. :)


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+ DarkUSS on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:36 pm said:

Decent update, not great but better than the one we got in Europe anyway.

So Jeff, any updates on the FW 2.40? Will it be back up before the weekend?


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+ willacuz on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:37 pm said:

How am I supposed to Download Qore if I have a yearly subscription?

Why isn’t this explained any where clearly for the people that don’t frequent the blog? God.


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+ coolasj on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:37 pm said:

dont press L2 guys ok. its a glitch that will instantly spawn an awesome minigame.


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+ djratchet on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:39 pm said:

30

are you being sarcastic? Cause I heard that minigame in Qore SUCKED


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+ rAdIOhEaD73 on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:39 pm said:

What a crappy update, if you want a DEMO you have to pay (for Qore), firmware 2.40 is missing in action without a single update of the situation. wow SONY, I hope someday you get your act together…


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+ neo_bahamut on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:39 pm said:

@29, I had the same question. Check post number 6


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+ Engine on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:40 pm said:

@ 31

I think they are going to do a different minigame each episode. I’ll let you know for sure in about 5 hours when Qore finishes downloading lol


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+ Nukes on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:40 pm said:

When is 2.4 and SSHD 4.0 update coming back up? Get your act together.


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+ joel on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:41 pm said:

@radloh

Dude they are trying there best, they dont have to give us anything, they are doing it for free.

Also QORE is well worth it,


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+ enewtabie on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:41 pm said:

@7
Pixel Junk Eden was never announced for this week.Probably this month.The review/debug copies are out so probably before the end of the month.


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+ diablo103 on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:42 pm said:

cool but wat bout 2.40 i have yet to download it


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+ Seba501 on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:42 pm said:

PSN Cards, where are u !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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+ perrandy on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:43 pm said:

hi i want to resport that the firmware 2.40 has made my ps3 fans sounds really louder when playing a dvd.please, grace-san pass this to eric lempel,thanks


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+ djratchet on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:44 pm said:

@32

I think the demos included in Qore will be timed exclusives,not unlike what Official Xbox Magazine does. After a bit, the exclusive demos in Qore will more than likely be available to non-subscribers.

At least that’s what I’m hoping Sony will do, it is the smart thing to do


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+ Jenovah on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:44 pm said:

Nice Update, but please tell me the ads in Qore are skipable now, or at least will be in the near future.


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+ Vinclive on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:45 pm said:

Oh wait! 2.40 is back people!!!!


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+ coolasj on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:45 pm said:

oh ye and guys QORE IS THE DEMO FOR THIS WEEK
Naruto Demo HELLO!!!! just pay for it.


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+ geo2211 on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:45 pm said:

i wish i had qore but can buy it beacuse im under 18.


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+ Gothdom on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:46 pm said:

Why not a bundle of Super Stardust and one Add-on? It has been released a year ago and it should be by now …


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+ SnoopYTimes on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:47 pm said:

more ps1 games!


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+ DarkUSS on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:47 pm said:

@44

No, it’s not.


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+ Mee on July 3rd, 2008 at 5:48 pm said:

Jeff, Any Idea if we Europeans get something like Qore?

It’s bloody awesome, and cheap too!


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