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Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Nov 06, 2008 // Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

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

Qore

Qore Episode 06: November, 2008 ($2.99 for episode / $24.99 for Annual Subscription)
Episode 06 of Qore: Presented by the PlayStation Network travels to Tokyo to take an up-close look at the gaming culture, but still keeps things close to “Home” with an exclusive peek at the new virtual community.
File size: 1.63 GB

Add-on Game Content

BUZZ! Quiz TV Comedy Pack ($5.99)
Comedy movie questions to make a laughing stock out of those film buff wannabes. This BUZZ! Quiz TV quiz pack features over 500 new questions about Comedy movies to play in any of your favorite BUZZ! Quiz TV game modes. Download this quiz pack today and turn your party into the ultimate trivia showdown. Challenge your friends and family with new questions and “Show ‘em Your Trivia!”
File size: 197 MB

LittleBigPlanet Halloween Mask Costume (free) – Limited time offer
A seasonal exclusive costume for SackBoy!
File size: 1.04 MB

LittleBigPlanet Spaceman Costume (free) – Limited time offer
A new costume for Sackboy!
File size: 1.04 MB

The Force Unleashed Character Pack ($5.00)
Download 7 brand new characters such as Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker, Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi, Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker, Imperial Commando, Darth Sion, Ki-Adi-Mundi and Kit Fisto. Also you’ll get 3 all new Secret Apprentice costumes including Hooded Combat Gear, General Starkiller and Sith Assassin. So what are you waiting for, download STAR WARS: THE FORCE UNLEASHED character pack today!
File size: 243 MB

Tom Clancy’s EndWar FirstWar Enlistment Pack (free)
Enlist for the FirstWar on PLAYSTATION Network! This FREE download unlocks three exclusive unit upgrades – one for each faction – that you can acquire during campaigns. Be quick, this temporary offer is only available for the first week that the game is available in stores!
File size: 193 KB

NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja STORM Pack 3 (free)
Download Storm Pack 3 and unleash legendary ninja Shizune as your support character in battle. The Storm Pack 3 also contains new Ultimate Mission to engage!
File size: 100 KB

Guitar Hero World Tour
For all song credits please visit www.redoctane.com.

  • “Waiting for the Rapture” – Oasis ($1.99)
  • “The Shock of the Lightning” – Oasis ($1.99)
  • “Bag It Up” – Oasis ($1.99)
  • Oasis Track Pack ($5.49) – this track pack includes all of the above singles.
  • “Another Way To Die” – Jack White & Alicia Keys ($1.99)

File sizes: 33 MB – 50 MB (singles), 129 MB (track pack)

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

  • “Ladybug” – The Presidents of the United States of America ($1.99)
  • “Feather Pluckn” – The Presidents of the United States of America ($1.99)
  • “Dune Buggy” – The Presidents of the United States of America ($1.99)
  • The Presidents of the United States of America Pack 01 ($5.49) – this track pack includes all of the above singles.
  • “I Don’t Care” – Fallout Boy ($.99 – limited time offer)
  • “Use Me” – Hinder ($.99 – limited time offer)

File sizes: 22 MB – 34 MB (singles), 72 MB (track pack)

Game Demos (free)

Metal Gear Solid 4 Demo
He’s a living legend on a final mission. His objective: Terminate his own life. Get your free copy of the playable demo for Director Hideo Kojima’s record-breaking worldwide mega-hit, METAL GEAR SOLID 4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS! Experience the intense thrills of stealth infiltration as you avoid enemy detection on a battlefield that changes moment by moment with every action.
ESRB Rated M
File size: 1.36 GB

NCAA Basketball 09 Demo
Control the speed of the game like never before as your force your team’s style of play on your opponent in NCAA Basketball 09. Your ability to set the tempo from the opening tip and adjust your play according to on the fly feedback from real NCAA Division I coaches determines your success. An all-new game engine provides authentic college styles of play including up-tempo transition game, trapping defenses, structured half-court sets and many more tools to allow you to play to your team’s strengths. Grab the momentum and take control of the game – Set the Tempo with NCAA Basketball 09.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 1.19 GB

Game Videos (free)

Killzone 2 Helghan Trailer
Download the latest KZ2 trailer the way it was meant to be seen – in HD!
File size: 80 MB (HD), 131 MB (1080)

MotorStorm Pacific Rift Courses & Environments
File size: 69 MB (HD), 112 MB (1080)

Resistance 2 TV Spot
File size: 26 MB (HD)

Bayonetta TGS trailer
File size: 74 MB (HD)

FIFA 09 “Inside The Game” Part 3 – Gameplay
File size: 283 MB (HD)

FIFA 09 “Inside The Game” Part 4 – Be A Pro
File size: 149 MB (HD)

Guitar Hero World Tour Ted Nugent Vignette
File size: 58 MB (HD)

MotoGP 08 Trailer
File size: 68 MB (HD)

MotoGP 08 Trailer 2
File size: 78 MB (HD)

NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja Storm TGS Trailer
File size: 78 MB (HD)

NBA 2K9 OBF Soldiers
File size: 46 MB (HD)

Tom Clancy’s EndWar Infantry Strategy Video Briefing
File sizes: 75 MB (HD)

Tom Clancy’s EndWar Mission Types Video Briefing
File sizes: 96 MB (HD)

Tomb Raider: Underworld Beneath The Surface: “What Could Lara Do”
File sizes: 56 MB (SD), 186 MB (1080)

Movie and Blu-ray Disc Trailers

Standard Operating Procedure Trailer
File sizes: 99 MB (HD), 129 MB (1080)

Tinker Bell Trailer
File sizes: 133 MB (1080)

Sleeping Beauty: 50 Anniversary Platinum Edition Trailer
File sizes: 166 MB (1080)

PS3 Themes

University of Alabama Theme ($1.99)
File size: 4.92 MB

University of Wisconsin Theme ($1.99)
File size: 4.95 MB

Bikini Fashion Show Theme ($1.49)
File size: 5.19 MB

Sexy Ninja Girls Theme ($1.49)
File size: 4.96 MB

Spider Webs Theme ($1.49)
File size: 4.65 MB

Tomb Raider: Underworld Theme (free) x2
File sizes: 946 KB – 1.66 MB

High Velocity Bowling New Characters Theme (free)
File size: 2.30 MB

PixelJunk Monsters D Theme (free)
File size: 1.48 MB

//Add Your Own

166 Comments

51

+ Ortohinco on November 6th, 2008 at 5:15 pm said:

What a crappy update. When was the last time we got a PS1 game?


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+ Jonezybaby on November 6th, 2008 at 5:16 pm said:

Not a bad update, lookin 4ward to lookin into qore, any ideas when i get the home beta invite if i only subscribed within the past month?

thanx


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+ aimlessdrift on November 6th, 2008 at 5:16 pm said:

It’d be great if they had Kimimaro to download for Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm. I guess I’m holding off on buying the game for this week at least.


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+ GuyBrown on November 6th, 2008 at 5:17 pm said:

Will Qore ever be available in Australia?

Its Sony original, so surely this shouldnt be a licensing issue?

Thanks


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+ BIG-SLUG on November 6th, 2008 at 5:17 pm said:

@40
I agree. I wonder if they’re going to come out with more cars for MC:LA. there’s like half as many as there were in Dub edition


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+ codac on November 6th, 2008 at 5:18 pm said:

Stupid update. I am so fed up with nothing for the psp store. I am about to kill someone. I really hate it when you don’t add stuff to the psp store.


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+ hife on November 6th, 2008 at 5:19 pm said:

Love’n the update. MGS4 has been getting more and more tempting. The demo will help me put it in the “buy” or “don’t buy” category. Thanks!


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+ Ramage on November 6th, 2008 at 5:21 pm said:

@ everyone talking about the ‘week one t-shirt’.

From what I’ve heard that t-shirt isn’t limited, the only limited items are the halloween and the LAUNCH SUIT…get it cuz he’s an astronaut since LBP launched…hahaha…nm

I don’t remember them talking about a launch shirt but I do remember the suit. The shirt is just some supposed “rare” item. I guess it’ll be rare due to the fact that nobody will be paying for that [DELETED] .


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+ BIG-SLUG on November 6th, 2008 at 5:21 pm said:

Also, whats with the free qore download vouchers from PSTOM? I could have saved my 24.99 since I already get the magazine. Bogus!


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+ BIG-SLUG on November 6th, 2008 at 5:22 pm said:

AND you can’t preview the premium themes anymore. It says go to the website but they haven’t updated it yet. Also pretty weak.


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+ Charliesdad on November 6th, 2008 at 5:27 pm said:

@56 I wouldn’t worry…usually the PSTOM vouchers only get you the basic content and demos… Beta keys and such aren’t included with those type of Qore downloads. At least that’s the way it’s worked in the past like with R2. Check the fine print.


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+ bigshynepo on November 6th, 2008 at 5:30 pm said:

What gives with these disruptive media publishers themes?!?! 1.99 for two stupid wallpapers!?

Make the premium themes worth paying for or take them off of PSN.


63

+ Chrisrahosiris on November 6th, 2008 at 5:32 pm said:

Downloading the costumes as we speak. Great update this week.


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+ DarkAkatosh on November 6th, 2008 at 5:34 pm said:

Yay, another terrible update.


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+ PSWii2008 on November 6th, 2008 at 5:38 pm said:

They just now release a demo for MGS4? As good as it might be, it won’t do the whole game justice. If you are considering downloading the demo, do yourself a favor and buy the game. It’s amazing! It’s the first game I played on my PS3, only because I bought the MGS4 bundle.

I’m sure the NCAA basketball demo is average. I’m not much of a sports fan.

And about time for the LBP costumes! I think they should’ve just not bothered with the Halloween costume, and just released the “Week 1″ costume with the “Spaceman” costume. Halloween was almost a whole week ago!

And as far as themes, I might download the PJM theme. I don’t really like the PJM themes I have right now, so this new one might be good.

And also, “Sexy Ninja Girls?” Is it just girls in ninja costumes, or [DELETED] girls with ninja-like accessories? Either way, I would never pay to see hot women, no matter how gorgeous they are! I can just see them in “Preview”, and it’s free!


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+ DMeisterJ on November 6th, 2008 at 5:50 pm said:

PSP Store update:

Nada.

What was the point of making the store available on the PSP and such if it’s never used? Thousands of PS1 games you could have put up, a trailer, theme, something.


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+ pick-e on November 6th, 2008 at 5:52 pm said:

Another week, another load of *nothing* for the PSP. When can we expect an english version of the ad-hoc party program? Can we get at least that much for the little system?


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+ kspraydad on November 6th, 2008 at 5:56 pm said:

Another disappointing week for PSP fans. Why, EXACTLY, did SONY bother with a PSP accessible store if they are going to relase ZERO content? Or are we going to have a special post for PSP with a surprising amount of content?

SCEA/SONY…iPhone and Android are going to kick your mobile gaming rear end and DSi next year…MOVE NOW before the PSP is irrelevant.


69

+ Money1 on November 6th, 2008 at 5:56 pm said:

oh great…look…another week of people makin a fuss lol


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+ kspraydad on November 6th, 2008 at 5:56 pm said:

Oh ya…1/5


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+ kspraydad on November 6th, 2008 at 5:57 pm said:

@64…I bought a PSP with the promise that there was an online store…since the store has been launched I think it has had content 1 out of 4 weeks…I have a right to be pissed.


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+ darkiewonder on November 6th, 2008 at 5:59 pm said:

Thanks so much for putting up great content on the psp store! Much appreciated!


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+ what0080 on November 6th, 2008 at 6:04 pm said:

Far be it for me to question your logic, but why are you releasing a demo for a game that:

1) was released 5 months ago…
2) anybody who HAS a PS3 already has…

BTW, when is the Home OPEN beta?


74

+ enrichovega on November 6th, 2008 at 6:10 pm said:

Nice update…however we STILL don’t have a theme for my school up in the store. How about some love for the #3 team in the nation. Those Nittany Lions of Penn State.

WE ARE!!!!!!!!!

PENN STATE!!!!!!!!


75

+ Fenrokk on November 6th, 2008 at 6:15 pm said:

this feels like the psn on a diet… i want my psn to fat, i want it to be obese with content!!! OBESE I TELL YOU!!!


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+ DMeisterJ on November 6th, 2008 at 6:16 pm said:

@ 62 and 63

Well stated. Something for the PSP would be nice. SOMETHING. It’s like it doesn’t exist!


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+ lakaihigh on November 6th, 2008 at 6:17 pm said:

any1 who hasn’t played MGS4 needs to d/l the demo, try it, then run; nay sprint to your local store and pick up the game! in that order. theres really no excuse now guys. its great to see you guys put up a demo for it. I’m gonna go back to it and play through it again and keep my fingers crossed that Kojima/Konami add trophies. please? that will make it that more justified and enjoyable. oh and thanks for the two free LBP costumes, I’m loving that space one with the pumpkin head.

peace,
Lh


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+ grimgard on November 6th, 2008 at 6:22 pm said:

Lame! Qore sucks the big one and you jacked us by not giving us the T-shirt, motor storm,and dead space DLC for LBP. shame on you


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+ D1rk-Knight on November 6th, 2008 at 6:22 pm said:

Nice update but I have a question.

I live in Saudi Arabia & the items in our PSN store cost more than the American store by 3$ can you please explain why?

Bu the way the cost change suddenly after the release of Mega Man 9 & Wipeout HD.


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+ kinetic808 on November 6th, 2008 at 6:28 pm said:

I didn’t pick up MGS4 yet. I am actually looking forward to trying the demo. It’s one of the games I was meaning to pick up but just never did. What’s with all the complaining? If you already have it…don’t download it…problem solved. (tada)


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+ MeltTech on November 6th, 2008 at 6:31 pm said:

You said Qore subscribers would get HOME beta invites? Where is mine. I just spent an hour prancing while Qore downloaded and NO HOME! WHAT GIVES?


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+ pick-e on November 6th, 2008 at 6:31 pm said:

@68
MGS4′s demo is only 5 months late? Warhawks demo didn’t come until over a year later! :p


83

+ VixDiesel on November 6th, 2008 at 6:33 pm said:

where’s the week one tshirt for lbp?


84

+ cmargary on November 6th, 2008 at 6:46 pm said:

Any annual qore subscribers hot the Home code via email? not me… just waiting to download qore to see…


85

+ MeltTech on November 6th, 2008 at 6:49 pm said:

@79 I’ve downloaded it already and nothing. No emails, nothing. Once again seems to be a waste of $25. I’m still waiting on a free game download that most subscribers got. Guess I can download Calling All Cars again and have two copies of a game I’ve played 5 times.

What a waste.


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+ MidnightRider1 on November 6th, 2008 at 6:52 pm said:

We wait a week for our LBP costumes to come to PSN but we don’t even get our “week one t-shirt” that Europe got as a DLC this week. What gives?


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+ coramoor_ on November 6th, 2008 at 6:59 pm said:

melttech

it’s totally irrational to expect them to give you another free game if you already owned calling all cars, it’s a free deal and since you already had it, you don’t get your choice of a free game, you just live without, stop whining about nothing


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+ Sephiroth on November 6th, 2008 at 7:04 pm said:

As I’ve said many many times, I feel ripped off by this whole Qore thing, I’m a [DELETED] annual subscriber since first month and yet I never received my Resistence Beta invite, even when you clearly mouthed off here in the forum u were gonna invite all the people that is annual subscriber, so where’s ur word? Are you gonna do the same thing with Home? You gonna promise to send invites to every annual subscriber out there and later don’t fullfil your promises?

And where the heck are the PS1 games AND more downloadable GOOD games for the PSP???


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+ DragonFire353 on November 6th, 2008 at 7:05 pm said:

Sony, MM, LBP… why? Can you please at least give us a release date for the sephiroth costume? I really really want that costume … and please make sephiroth’s sword available as well and not just his costume please.


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+ triple_lei on November 6th, 2008 at 7:07 pm said:

Me in the future:

“Wow, I’m loving this new Capcom store!”

/hint


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+ LordStrike on November 6th, 2008 at 7:10 pm said:

so will anual Qore give the Home beta or not?


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+ AceOfSpades725 on November 6th, 2008 at 7:13 pm said:

where’s the LBP week one shirt?

i’m still waiting on a home invite, hopefully it’ll come soon *Crosses fingers* guess i’ll watch this months episode of Qore about it for the mean time!


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+ jayd1k on November 6th, 2008 at 7:13 pm said:

i don’t have the latest eps. of qore in my download list. i can’t find it in my new features list either. i’m an annual subscriber sooooo did i miss something?


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+ wavesln on November 6th, 2008 at 7:27 pm said:

Nice update. Qore and LBP costumes clearly the highlights. Shockingly Europe actually gets a better update (minus Qore of course).


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+ Jeigh on November 6th, 2008 at 7:39 pm said:

How ignorant can a gaming community be? WHY did they release it five months later? Are you seriously asking that with straight faces or are you laughing to yourselves behind your computer screens? Demos reduce sales far more often than they increase them. What happens far more often than not is that people who WERE going to get the game didn’t like the demo and so decided against it. By comparison, the number of people who are won over by demos are rare. With MGS4 sales already poised to strike high numbers, it could ONLY hurt to release the demo around the time of the game’s release. It’s intelligent financial design to say the least when it comes to exclusives.


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+ whatisdelicious on November 6th, 2008 at 7:39 pm said:

Great update, though I’m disappointed that the MotorStorm LBP skin isn’t here yet.

Also, we aren’t a huge school, but a University of Mary Washington theme? Would Be Awesome.


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+ LordChocoSlime on November 6th, 2008 at 7:42 pm said:

What’s like PSP owners get screwed yet again… for the 3rd week in a row. What was the point of launcing a PSP-accessible PlayStation Store and re-launcing the PC version of that store last month only to not update the PSP section of that store the following week, add a single trailer the week after that, and have no new content this week?!

The past three weeks would have been the perfect opportunity for Sony to drum up business for the PS Store by having a slew of classic PS one games, UMD games, and even some original games, demos, trailers, wallpapers, & themes available for download. Instead, the only thing they gave PSP owners the past three weeks was a trailer.


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+ Lord_Von_Punx on November 6th, 2008 at 7:51 pm said:

HEY SONY

what the heck i have been subscribed to Qore

since the day it came out!!!! wheres my

BETA to HOME > ?? ?? first i had a bad day

because legendary got delayed again and then

i thought ok ..its ok.. i get to play HOME

when i get home (sigh) … :(


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+ TheHater on November 6th, 2008 at 7:51 pm said:

Why does Qore annual subscription take so long to download? I been download it for about 45 minutes now, and it only downloaded 45MB so far? I have a 7MB connection, and every other stuff I downloaded finish downloaded in less than 15 minutes.


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+ gtmartin69 on November 6th, 2008 at 8:01 pm said:

Yea, where are the GOOD team themes? If you ever put a University of Kentucky Wildcats theme up there I would buy it in a heartbeat.

PLEASE gimme UK theme!!!!!!!


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