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Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Jul 31, 2008 // Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

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

Downloadable Games

PixelJunk Eden ($9.99)
PixelJunk Eden is an organic platformer that sees you take control of a little ‘grimp’, swinging and jumping between tall alien plants, and collecting pollen to grow more life. Lush visuals, slick controls and amazing music make it an incredibly atmospheric and addictive experience. Download the full game today and prepare to enter Eden!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 106 MB

Add-on Game Content

Soul Calibur IV: Customization Equipment 1 ($1.49)
Revival is the word with equipment delivered directly from the previous Soulcalibur series. As a sneak preview, the armour of Sophitia, the head gears of Astaroth, Nightmare and Voldo are available to name some. Did we mention that the head gears of Yoshimitsu is also available as well?
File size: 3.09 MB

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

  • “Yomp” – thenewno2 ($0.99)
  • “This is It” – Staind ($1.99)
  • “They Say” – Scars on Broadway ($1.99)
  • “Electric Crown” – Testament ($1.99)

File sizes: 21.3 MB – 42.7 MB

Game Demos (free)

LEGO Indiana Jones The Original Adventures Demo
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures takes the fun and creative construction of LEGO and combines it with the wits, daring and non-stop action from the original cinematic adventures that enthralled audiences everywhere.
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 762 MB

Madden NFL 09 Demo
Madden NFL 09 is the first ever sports game that adapts to you! Continuing 20 Years of Innovation, Madden NFL 09 unleashes over 85 new features and enhancements, including the all-new Virtual Training Center, EA Sports BackTrack and the Adaptive Difficulty Engine, which tailors the experience to your individual playing style and football IQ.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 1230 MB

FaceBreaker Demo
The renaissance of the arcade boxing genre is upon us. Created by the same team that developed the award-winning Fight Night Round 3, FaceBreaker offers irreverent fun, immersive gameplay, and eye-popping stylized graphics. In this in-your-face, arcade world full of ego-wielding characters, each boxer comes to life with unique attributes and distinct personal style. Add a little personal motivation to your fight by uploading a photo of your face to create a realistic likeness using Photo Game Face, and go toe-to-toe with a real-life friend or foe.
ESRB Rated Teen
File size: 952 MB

Game Videos (free)

The Last Guy Trailer
You are the chosen one, and it is up to you to rescue the last survivors on earth by leading them to safety through zombie-infested streets. With a classic arcade style overhead view, make your way through detailed real-world cities and use your heat vision to find people hiding in buildings. Then lead them to the Escape Zone before time runs out in this frantic, addictive game.
File size: 69 MB (1080)

Vampire Rain Altered Species Trailer 3
File size: 97 MB (HD)

Beijing 2008 Track Trailer
Bring home the Gold! Compete in the official video game of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with new gameplay mechanics at home or with online multiplayer. 38 events across 10 official Olympic sports including track and field, aquatics, gymnastics, and cycling! Check out one of the new trailers featuring several track events!
File size: 55 MB (HD)

Beijing 2008 Swimming Trailer
Bring home the Gold! Compete in the official video game of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with new gameplay mechanics at home or with online multiplayer. 38 events across 10 official Olympic sports including track and field, aquatics, gymnastics, and cycling! Check out the new aquatics trailer for a taste of Olympic competition!
File size: 67 MB (HD)

Bionic Commando Rearmed: The Making Of – Part 2
Explore the re-making of a classic side-scroller in part 2 of this 3-part documentary that looks at how Bionic Commando was brought back into action!!
File size: 298 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – BMX Progression
Defending BMX Dirt champion Ryan Nyquist talks about how the sport has changed and how BMX Dirt is a melting pot of International competitors. Nyquist talks to us during the BMX Dirt finals where he captured the win.
File size: 134 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – BMX Rewind
A compilation of all the moments to remember in BMX Dirt, BMX Vert and BMX Park from the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in Baltimore, Maryland.
File size: 125 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – FMX Unleashed
A compilation of the best moments in Freestyle Motocross from the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in Baltimore, Maryland.
File size: 122 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – Skate Highlights
A compilation of the best moments in Skateboard Park and Skateboard Vert from the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in Baltimore, Maryland.
File size: 94 MB (HD)

PS3 Themes (free)

Killzone 2 Theme
Customize your PS3 system with a cool Killzone 2 Theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 3.87 MB

PixelJunk Eden Theme (x2)
Customize your PS3 system with a cool PixelJunk Eden Theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 0.98 MB – 1.02 MB

PS3 Wallpaper (free)

Siren: Blood Curse Wallpaper (x2)
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Siren: Blood Curse wallpaper
File size: 346 KB – 2.41 MB

Soul Calibur IV Wallpaper (x2)
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Soul Calibur IV wallpaper
File size: 288 KB – 1.57 MB

Street Fighter IV: Summer 08 Wallpaper
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Street Fighter IV wallpaper
File size: 185 KB – 795 KB

Game Music

Soul Calibur IV: Downloadable Music (x17 individual tracks @ $0.99 each, full set @ $14.99)
The ultimate music pack with all the stage music from the original SOULCALIBUR (1999). This set contains all the separate music files available by purchasing Music Set 1-17. Go to the OPTION menu and select STAGE MUSIC SETTINGS to play the music once purchased. Refunds cannot be offered for any individual music set already purchased prior to the ultimate music pack download.
File sizes: 5.58 MB – 8.97 MB (tracks), 75.1 MB (full set)

Hope you enjoy!

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+ SicboyGS on July 31st, 2008 at 8:23 pm said:

You see, what we’ve got here is…, failure to communicate…

Either that, or Son’y purposely trying to get us riled up so that right before midnight they can “wow” us by actually keeping a date with no delays for once. If that’s the case, they’re boneheads…

Also, I hate when people say things like “they’re probably just getting everything in order to release a non-glitched version of it(whatever “it”may be)” or “they want to give us quality instead of rushing it”. My question to these people is this: Have you EVER seen anything put out in the last couple years, by Sony, that didn’t have any problems? It’s gonna have problems, unfortunately we’ve come to expect it, so release it already or give us some kind of excuse…


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+ FeaturePreacher on July 31st, 2008 at 8:23 pm said:

Am I the only one disgruntled by the lack of rumble in Soul Calibur IV? Moreover, to make it worse, Namco Bandai has the nerve to release downloadable content that doesn’t address this issue. Why is it the 360 version of the game has rumble but the ps3 version doesn’t? Devil May Cry 4, Metal Gear Solid 4, and Grand Theft Auto 4 were rumble enabled on the ps3 and they were released months before Soul Calibur IV. Is this lack of rumble for the ps3 version and inclusion of rumble for the 360 version just another sign of how much Sony has pissed off 3rd party developers? I hope Jeff or someone on this blog can let Namco Bandai know that they need to patch the ps3 version of Soul Calibur 4 so it can be rumble enabled like games released months before it. I don’t think I’m asking for much for someone at Sony to request that Namco Bandai patch the ps3 version of Soul Calibur IV so it can at be rumble enabled, just like previous versions of soul calibur on the ps2.


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+ NwrksBigBoss on July 31st, 2008 at 8:26 pm said:

@ 248

Well not here, in the US, its under the new releases. With the date of July 30 2008. Hmm But Eden also has the date of July 30.


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+ crystalx3d on July 31st, 2008 at 8:27 pm said:

@224
If playTV were to ever come out in the states, they’d have to make a few changes to the hardware. Europe uses DVB-T for digital broadcasts while the U.S. uses ATSC. It could happen, but it’d take some initiative from SCEA since the only places that use ATSC are north america and a tiny part of south america.


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+ SicboyGS on July 31st, 2008 at 8:27 pm said:

@253

It actually HAS been out a while here in the states, I remember seeing it the first day I got my 80 gig PS3. That was Feb. of this year.


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+ NwrksBigBoss on July 31st, 2008 at 8:31 pm said:

@ 255

Well I got my 80 gig in january and have been going through the ps store all day today and i never had it, so does that mean the certain ps3′s get content and others don’t?


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+ alexalex322 on July 31st, 2008 at 8:32 pm said:

awesome update might play the madden 09 demo :-)


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+ libregkd_117 on July 31st, 2008 at 8:32 pm said:

@252

I just think Namco was lazy to implement it, I think you may see a patch for it later. Its not becasue they are ‘pissed’ at Sony. No company would intentionally gimp their own game.


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+ SicboyGS on July 31st, 2008 at 8:34 pm said:

No, it’s not that, you probably just never noticed it before.


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+ NwrksBigBoss on July 31st, 2008 at 8:39 pm said:

@ 258

I never had before today, and why would it be under new releases right next to eden.


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+ MidnightBlues on July 31st, 2008 at 8:45 pm said:

what the hell is the snake game?? never seen it before what in gods name is it and why didnt u guys mention it????

I guess your promoting eden so much you decided to omit some other releases??? lol….


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+ FritoZ on July 31st, 2008 at 8:56 pm said:

update just out about PSLife, for those of you wondering what was up.


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+ libregkd_117 on July 31st, 2008 at 8:57 pm said:

Guys, Snakeball has been available for awhile…since Dec 20th
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2007/12/20/playstation-store-update-15/

@251

Yes, they have released a few things without a hitch. Surprised everyone with the hardware quality of the PS3. Little to no problems with systems at all, which is certainly a surprised after that whole PS2 DRE fiasco. <<;


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+ Kratos_ate_Snake on July 31st, 2008 at 9:06 pm said:

Awesome update.


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+ lakaihigh on July 31st, 2008 at 9:15 pm said:

awesome update! just bought eden. gotta wait for the g/f to stop watching tv so i can get to some grimping.

cheers,
Lh


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+ mendezgato on July 31st, 2008 at 9:30 pm said:

OK so here is the truth about the hole thing ( sorry it took so long for me to figure it out ) but everybody here @ the PS blog is pretty much PR and we know it, how do i know, well think about it they only answer questions that can get positive answers nothing negative/ =the f-ing truth nobody answers the questions like where in the hell is PS life or when is home coming or how come we can by hd movies from the video store or if there ever will be a subscription for it, oh but ask anything like should we buy this game (any game)and everybody will answer you, so where in the hell is PlayStation life and when do we get home?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????


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+ K2016 on July 31st, 2008 at 10:08 pm said:

@ 261 (FritoZ)

Where?


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+ Richlando on July 31st, 2008 at 10:17 pm said:

They really don’t care eh?


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+ solidus on July 31st, 2008 at 10:34 pm said:

so wheres the playstation video store for canada im gettin pretty ticked off here like what is this only for americans or what i would really like an answer im sick of the bs


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+ solidus on July 31st, 2008 at 10:35 pm said:

so wheres the playstation video store for canada an answer would be nice???????/


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+ Enforcer_X on July 31st, 2008 at 10:37 pm said:

Hey why are there no HD videos from the video store to purchase? Why on earth would a rent an HD video for $14.99? When for $5 more I can buy the Blu-ray?

Seriously I want to know if we will ever see HD Videos to purchase at a reasonable price?


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+ solidus on July 31st, 2008 at 10:50 pm said:

so whats the deal with the ps video store in canada some answers would be nice


273

+ tails-4 on July 31st, 2008 at 11:24 pm said:

holy [DELETED] thats good demos!!!


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+ PSPsGTghOost on July 31st, 2008 at 11:37 pm said:

Nice update! Keep em coming. By the way, where is my GT for the PSP? Im waitin…


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+ KaiserSosate on August 1st, 2008 at 5:03 am said:

Can’t wait to download Facebreaker.


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+ Gunwing on August 1st, 2008 at 6:19 am said:

Great Store update! Rock on! Also any word on the PSP game:

No Gravity: Plaqe of the Mind? That game looks sweet and it’s said to be out next month! Please confirm! I and many other gamers have been waiting for a hard core space combat sim for a long time!


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+ Darkammo on August 1st, 2008 at 6:29 am said:

Okay, I’m totally tired and just got the Soul Calibur IV Customization Equipment 1 but I haven’t noticed anything different since I downloaded it.

In fact, I don’t even see where this data got saved to. The description of what it gives you is so vague that I can’t check for specific items. Tried downloading it again and it just downloads and claims it’s installed immediately after download.

Am I supposed to unlock this stuff even after I paid for it? *raises and eyebrow*


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+ FritoZ on August 1st, 2008 at 8:55 am said:

@277

i think you have to have SCIII save data for it to work?


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+ cdp858 on August 1st, 2008 at 9:16 am said:

Is SSHD ever going to be on the PSN Summer Sale? Can we get more themes next week please


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+ NwrksBigBoss on August 1st, 2008 at 11:45 am said:

This comment is for Grace Chen,

I noticed now that snakeball in the psn was released in december, My question is how come i never had it until now, on this recent update was the first i saw of this game, it came up right next to Eden on the new releases menu, and it even has the release date on it as july 2008, whats the deal with that?


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+ Onna76_NL on August 1st, 2008 at 12:46 pm said:

I liked the demo of Pixeljunk Eden very much, but hate the game now. I thought this game was suppose to be relaxing and fun, but all it does is annoy and frustrate the hell out of me. With a game with such a low responses why in earth did you have to put a time limit in it? Not only that but you also have enemies constantly going after you which makes it even more frustrating.

I can’t really say I’m enjoying myself.


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+ cdp858 on August 1st, 2008 at 1:32 pm said:

is SSHD Going to be on summer sale


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+ mendezgato on August 1st, 2008 at 3:07 pm said:

no is not going to ever!


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+ Theossie on August 1st, 2008 at 5:05 pm said:

I’m organizing a PixelJunk Eden contest. Anyone interested in joining the competition to go PSLevel.com for details.

Holla..


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+ Mindfuct on August 2nd, 2008 at 8:36 am said:

luvin eden wallpaper 1 miniroll.Game should be great also. Quit bashing Sony


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+ Awesome-Ninja2 on August 2nd, 2008 at 11:30 am said:

I think this update was pointless, well except for facebreaker. we need big updates like Home or well that is about it the only big update we know is life with playstation or whatever and then thats it until Home arrives which could be never for all we know. all i am saying is dont get your hopes up, because sony may disappoint you again.


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+ borland on August 3rd, 2008 at 8:46 pm said:

Game devil may cry is comming on PC
but…. the DMC on pc has a mode turbo…

we need turbo on ps3 too!


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+ borland on August 3rd, 2008 at 8:49 pm said:

Capcom ACT game : devil may cry 4 on pc has a mode: turbo …

in turbo mode player can move and hit monster faster and cooler !! it is sweet!

i really hope turbo mode can comming on ps3!! i love it!


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+ Zhi13 on August 3rd, 2008 at 10:36 pm said:

This was a good update!
keep up the good work ;)


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+ hells_reject94 on August 4th, 2008 at 1:30 pm said:

I really wish that they would put in oddworld series cause I have been watchin videos and I really miss it.


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+ hells_reject94 on August 4th, 2008 at 1:33 pm said:

I really wish that they would add oddworld to the psone classics in the playstation store cause that game is really cool.


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+ ProfessorThreat on August 6th, 2008 at 3:06 am said:

This might be old news But I need help. I have the PS2 guitar hero games and the games load up just fine…But my Ps3 guitar won’t work with them. And as far as I know there is no adaptor that will allow me to use my PS2 guitar on the PS3. Can anyone please help.


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