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Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Sep 20, 2011 // Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

This week, we help celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Resident Evil with a ton of new releases and specials around the network! Least of which is the release of Resident Evil 4 on PSN. The modern classic has been revamped with a visual upgrade, full Trophy support, and the same harrowing gameplay that helped this title redefine action games. If you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber, you’ll also have access to the 50% discount, day 1 for 1 week only, so don’t wait!

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While you’re looking at new PSN releases, keep an eye out for Burnout Crash! and Cubixx HD. Burnout Crash! brings the arcade racer’s attention fully focused on, well…the crashes! With the Autolog feature integrated, you’ll have a blast piling up wrecks and comparing them with your friends. On the other hand, there’s Cubixx HD, the beautiful puzzle game that will have you analyzing your tactics in all 3 dimensions. Cubixx HD features 50 levels of arcade action playable in both single player and seven-player co-op.

And as announced in September’s PlayStation Plus outlook, this week marks all new specials including the first thee Resident Evil PS one classics, free for subscribers! New release Cubixx is also 30% off.

Have a look at the look at the full list below, and make sure you drop your feedback in the comments. For more conversation, head over to the Official PlayStation Store Update thread in the PS Community forums, hosted by PSN Community Manager, Morgan Haro.

Here is the weekly PlayStation Store update:

PlayStation Plus

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Free PS one Classics: Resident Evil Director’s Cut
Resident Evil 2
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Full Game Trials: Saint’s Row 2
Bolt
Discounted PS3 Games: Cubixx HD – 30% off
Resident Evil 4 – 50% off
Discounted Add-Ons: Saint’s Row II: Corporate Warfare
Saint’s Row II: ULTOR Exposed
Free Avatars Armageddon Rider – Logo 2 Avatar
Armageddon Rider – Zombiemower Avatar
Resident Evil 4 Ada Avatar
Resident Evil 4 Ashley in White Top Avatar
Resident Evil 4 Leon Kennedy Avatar
Resident Evil 4 Luis Avatar
Resident Evil 4 Saddler (Hooded) Avatar

Downloadable Games

Resident Evil 4 ($19.99)
Resident Evil 4, the gold standard of the survival horror genre, finally arrives on the PlayStation Store! Guide special agent Leon Kennedy on his quest to rescue the president’s daughter as a village of infected attack you from all sides! Download today and receive 5 free Resident Evil 4 avatars as an added bonus (offer valid until October 4, 2011).
ESRB rated M
File size 3.25 GB

Cubixx ($9.99)
Cubixx HD is a fast paced action puzzle game which sends high scoring, combo chasing gameplay to the third dimension! Play through the epic 50 level arcade mode, challenge your skills to the limit in 50 challenges or take on the world in over 150 online leaderboards! If that isn’t enough you can join forces with friends in the 7 player co-op or destroy each other in the 7 player Deathmatch!
ESRB rated E
File size 164 MB

Saints Row 2 ($19.99)
Fifteen years have passed since your former Saints crew betrayed you. As you awake from a coma, you find the Stilwater you once ruled is in disarray. Unfamiliar gangs have laid claim to your territory, rival factions have taken over your rackets, and cash-hungry corporations have laid waste to your once proud 3rd Street home. Now is the time to seek revenge against rivals to reestablish your crew as the rightful kings of Stilwater.
ESRB rated M
File size 7 GB

Bolt ($19.99)
Unleash your sonic bark and take on the heroic personas of Bolt and Penny from the high-action television series within Walt Disney Pictures Bolt.
ESRB rated E10+
File size 4.96 GB

Burnout Crash! ($9.99)
Criterion Games brings back the much loved Crash Mode in the latest installment of the award winning Burnout franchise! Go on the wildest Road Trip of your life; causing huge pile-ups, blowing up buildings and unleashing disastrous Super Features! Use Autolog to compete with and challenge your friends! Anyone can crash, but can you do it in style?
ESRB rated E10+
File size 1.03 GB

Altered Beast ($4.99)
“Rise from your grave!” When Zeus, the legendary Greek god, brings you back to life with those famous words, you set forth on a mission to rescue his daughter, Athena, from the wicked God of the Underworld, Hades. Using the Spirit Balls, transform into Werewolf, Weredragon, Werebear, Weretiger, and the ultimate form, the Golden Werewolf. Each creature possesses powerful attacks that are required to bring an end to Hade’s scheme.
ESRB rated E10+
File size 35 MB

Game Demos (free)

NBA 2K12
The NBA 2K franchise is back & bigger than ever, delivering more action than any NBA game to date. This highly anticipated NBA 2K12 demo features a re-match of the 2011 NBA Finals, Heat vs. Mavericks. In the full version, fans can finally END THE DEBATE as to who the best teams and players of all time are with the NEW NBA’s Greatest mode featuring Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird & more.
ESRB rated E
File size 1.21 GB

Burnout Crash!
Criterion Games brings back the much loved Crash Mode in the latest installment of the award winning Burnout franchise! Go on the wildest Road Trip of your life; causing huge pile-ups, blowing up buildings and unleashing disastrous Super Features! Use Autolog to compete with and challenge your friends! Anyone can crash, but can you do it in style?
ESRB rated E10+
File size 1.03 GB

Add-on Game Content

Fallout: New Vegas – Lonesome Road ($9.99)
In Lonesome Road you are contacted by the original Courier Six. He promises to answer why he refused to deliver the Platinum Chip–but only if you make one last journey into the canyons of the Divide. Bring all your gear and weapons but leave your companions behind…this is one road you must walk alone.
File size 658 MB

Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition Unlock Gill ($0.99)
This content allows you to play as Gill, the self-proclaimed god, without beating the game with every character.
File size 100 KB

F1 2011: Vip Pass ($9.99)
Download the VIP Pass and Go Compete with F1 2011’s multiplayer game modes, including: 2-player Co-Op career mode and 16-player Grand Prix races.
File size 100 KB

Skydrift: Extreme Fighters Premium Airplane Pack ($1.49)
Experience the next level of speed and power. The three most powerful and deadliest planes of SkyDrift are ready for take off.
File size 114 KB

The Baconing – Roesha ($0.99)
Roesha is a 70’s era inspired police woman with a nasty attitude and an over-sized pistol that gets results! When her gun is simply not enough she calls on her electric disco ball to take down a big crowd. She can also fire First Aid shells at DeathSpank to heal her crime-fighting partner. And when she taunts, get ready for a Charlie’s Angel inspired pose and some Roesha attitude.
File size 2.12 MB

Disgaea 4 – Hi-Res Asagi (free)
Recruit the Hi-Res version of Asagi to join your party!
File size 1.55 MB

Rock Band 3
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “All Apologies” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “Heart-Shaped Box” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “Rape Me” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • “You Know You’re Right” – Nirvana ($1.99)
  • Artist pack ($6.99) – Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game album: Celebrating Nirvana Pack. This pack includes “All Apologies,” “Heart-Shaped Box,” “Rape Me,” and “You Know You’re Right” by Nirvana.

File size: 17-21 MB (singles), 81 MB (track pack)

Rock Band Network v2.0

  • “Be Careful What You Wish For” – Memphis May Fire ($1.99)
  • “Dawn Of The Condoms” – Ultra Saturday ($0.99)
  • “Megalodon” – Mastodon ($1.99)
  • “The Difference Between Medicine And Poison Is In The Dose” – Circa Survive ($1.99)

File size: 21-34 MB (singles)

Updates

Saints Row 2: Ultor Exposed – Sale (PS3) (now $6.99, original price $9.99)
Saints Row 2: Corporate Warfare – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $6.99)
Mass Effect 2 – Sale (PS3) (now $39.99, original price $59.99)
StarDrone – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $7.99)
5-In-1 Arcade Hits – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $1.49, original price $3.99)
Blimp: The Flying Adventures – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $1.49, original price $1.99)
MiniSquadron – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $1.49, original price $1.99)
Hammerin’ Hero – Sale (PSP) (now $9.99, original price $19.99)
R-Type Command – Sale (PSP) (now $7.49, original price $14.99)
Resident Evil Director’s Cut – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Resident Evil 2 – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $2.99, original price $5.99)
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $2.99, original price $5.99)
Steambot Chronicles Battle Tournament Digital – Sale (PSP) (now $7.49, original price $14.99)

Qore

Qore Episode 40: September 2011
In September’s Episode 40 of Qore, Presented by the PlayStation Network Veronica Belmont gets busy with the co-op in Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One, interviews Amy Hennig the creative director behind UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception’s epic story, previews two great classics remastered in HD as the Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Collection, and uses her head against the demons of NeverDead.
File size 1.38 GB

Game Videos (free)

Pulse 9/20 Edition

UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception Gamescom Trailer

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Weapon Series 1

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Weapon Series 2

PixelJunk SideScroller Gameplay Video

Nba 2K12 – Nba’s Greatest Trailer

Supremacy MMA Fight Trailer

Supremacy MMA Killer Moves Trailer

Disney Universe Lion King Trailer

Burnout Crash! Trailer

Mass Effect 3 Squad Leader Trailer

NBA Jam On Fire Edition 1St Look Sizzle Trailer

NBA Jam On Fire Edition Producer Video

Galaga Legions Dx Special Trailer

Soulcalibur V – Comic-Con Trailer

Atelier Totori Trailer 01

Disgaea 4 Trailer

Eufloria Trailer

Renegade Ops Launch Trailer

Driver San Francisco Car Reveal Trailer

Driver San Francisco Demo Trailer

Driver San Francisco Don’t Blink And Drive Trailer

Soulcalibur V – Gamescom 2011 Trailer

PS3 Themes

4 Elements Hd: Theme 1 (free)

Street Fighter 3: Third Strike Online Edition Theme ($0.99)

Dream Girlfriends Static Theme ($1.49)

P90 Premium Theme ($2.99)

Ant’s Ruin Picnics Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

NCAA Dynamic Themes x13 (all except for U of Michigan) ($2.99)

Abstract: Dancer Dynamic Theme ($1.99)

Sci Fi: Alien Invasion Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

PS3 Wallpapers (free)

4 Elements HD Wallpaper 4

4 Elements HD Wallpaper 1

PlayStation Store for PSP

Downloadable Games (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin Digital ($39.99)
Rumor becomes reality… In Sumaru City, strange things are afoot, and idle gossip is having a concrete effect on reality. The mysterious Joker seems to be at the center of it all, but to what end? Delve into the web of rumors slowly encompassing the city before the madness becomes irreversible.
ESRB rated T
File size 906 MB

PSP minis (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Edge ($4.99)
Develop your telekinetic strength by pushing a Cube within a geometric universe. Platforms, enigmas and reflexes combine to make Edge a rich and very comprehensive game.
File size 21.5 MB

Game Videos (free)

Pulse 9/20 Edition
File size 50 MB

PSP Themes (also available from PS3 Storefront)

3D Blue Plasma PSP Theme ($1.99)

P90 PSP Theme ($1.99)

M21 PSP Theme ($1.99)

Vector PSP Theme ($1.99)

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+ Tank_Baked on September 21st, 2011 at 7:37 am said:

RE 4 might not have the greatest graphics but still at the price it’s at it is worth it .There’s lots to do and reasons to go back and then go back some more . It’s an awesome game and if you are a Resident Evil fan then there’s no reason to miss this ,and those that have played it (like me) and need a trip down memory lane to reminisce then this is a good way to do it . Next week with CV will be no different .


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+ Tank_Baked on September 21st, 2011 at 7:44 am said:

Also regarding the Platinum trophy issue . Yeah it would have been nice because it would have for sure been one I would have gotten , but it doesn’t detract from the experience .


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+ wv1234 on September 21st, 2011 at 8:35 am said:

Re4 Awesome :)


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+ Zoidzerg on September 21st, 2011 at 8:43 am said:

I have played Resident Evil 4 to death on the gamecube then the ps2. I am going to have to mull over whether it is worth going through again with out Move support and no Platinum (seems odd, but I do not know how trophies are decided).

The discounted price is nice, and this game is a steal at 10$. Just have to debate whether it is worth it to me. I suppose I should see how much of an improvement the HD treatment is.

Quite the nice free haul this month, 3 Resident Evil games. Nice. I may finally make use of my free PS1 classic ‘folder’!


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+ ODINGameslayer on September 21st, 2011 at 8:54 am said:

Okay, so finally….FINALLY PS Plus is feeling like a good investment. Just keep up this kind of treatment, and I’l renew it forever…

I’ll be playing RE4 to 100% completion for the THIRD time on the THIRD system…and can’t wait.


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+ granpa-gamer_69 on September 21st, 2011 at 8:58 am said:

to captainjarin why dont you just shut up talk about trophie hunters you downloaded resident evil 4 yesterday just for the trophies remember and now your criticall of other people dood get a freaking life and stop talking because the hypocrate here is you people play whatever they want and buy whatever they want its not like there using your money all you do is sit at home get on the blog and talk about people with an attitude like this you must be a very lonelly person shut up and worry about yourself


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+ iiHate on September 21st, 2011 at 9:00 am said:

Shame cant even log in to buy it….


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+ granpa-gamer_69 on September 21st, 2011 at 9:05 am said:

love resident evil 4 graphics are crisp and still a load of fun defenetly worth the $10.00


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+ Jeevan_0007 on September 21st, 2011 at 9:08 am said:

Please answer my question!?I have been searching for a long time now.Currently I have heard thatpsn up will be up by o’clock and it is now where I am living.
So could you please confirm the time the update will be finished?


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+ Jeevan_0007 on September 21st, 2011 at 9:09 am said:

*Please answer my question!?I have been searching for a long time now.Currently I have heard that psn will be up by 5 o’clock and it is now where I am living.
So could you please confirm the time the update will be finished?


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+ iiHate on September 21st, 2011 at 9:12 am said:

@post 259 if you are in the EU watch here http://twitter.com/#!/PlayStationEU will tell you when they have fix this stupid problem e – e


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+ time17 on September 21st, 2011 at 9:28 am said:

dose saint rows2 have trophies


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+ onslaughtree on September 21st, 2011 at 9:31 am said:

It’s a RE party and were all invited. PS+ members are getting the complete RE experience all in 1 week. Thats sick.
Kudos on RE4 being only $19.99, plus 50% off for Plus members, thats a great deal. I have not played the Burnout Crash demo yet, but im guessing the price should be more in league with $15, but I will have to play it first to give final judgement.
Saints Row 2 is a good game, so If your looking for GTA with custom charachters, this may be a great experience for you.
I’m predicting the Street Fighter 3 Theme to sell well at $0.99. Heads up sony, this is the perfect price for all themes.
I swear, Altered Beast was an awesome game when I had it on my Genesis, now however, Huuum. I may still pick it up and add it to my collection though.
Sports fans need to play that NBA 2K12, its that good.
I could have remembered seeing FFVI on this weeks DROP. What happened sony ? This could have put this PSN update through the roof, in any case, im giving this update a heavy 4/5, this is a very solid update sony. great work. Winners this week again are Plus Members. ( is anyone surprised )
As always gamers, Keep On Gamin.


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+ top-level-ceo on September 21st, 2011 at 9:35 am said:

fixx the network nowwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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+ logicsquirrel on September 21st, 2011 at 9:47 am said:

I would go for resi 4 but sadly no co-op.


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+ time17 on September 21st, 2011 at 9:53 am said:

hey top-level-ceo quit your crying there working as fast as they can its not going to kill you to stop play games for a few hours


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+ killer_crock100 on September 21st, 2011 at 9:55 am said:

whats wrong with psn please tell us


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+ time17 on September 21st, 2011 at 9:59 am said:

when are there going to be some new comic on coimc store


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+ ElektroDragon on September 21st, 2011 at 10:07 am said:

Sony dropped the ball with the RE4 Trophies. No platinums, lots of bronzes, meanwhile I get full 1000GS for the 360 version.. Guess which version I’ll be getting despite the Plus discount?


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+ pitythefool852 on September 21st, 2011 at 10:31 am said:

It’s great to see Resident Evil 4 here, but is it going to get Move support?

RE4 [other platform] Edition was easily one of the best motion controlled games when it was released on [other platform], and it would be great to see Move controls applied here


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+ Hooligantuan on September 21st, 2011 at 10:58 am said:

How about a post on this Network down time?

I mean, we don’t need details, but your (crappy) default troubleshooting messages on a failed connection tell your users to turn stuff off and unplug things as if it’s all our fault. Please post something to acknowledge that it’s actually on your end.


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+ Zerotex on September 21st, 2011 at 11:20 am said:

C’mon!!! Bring us Resident Evil Archives (RE 1 Remake) with HD graphics and Move Support!!!! Would be awesome!!!!!! BTW already get Resident Evil 4 HD !!! Great!!!!


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+ mcbuttz78 on September 21st, 2011 at 11:34 am said:

@259. i think ther ewas sum update this week or something like that.I dontknow any diffinate time frame it goes up or anything, but I know it wont stay down for more than 24 hrs or 8 hours. Without expenation for it..

Mcbuttz78
vp-psn leagionaire group


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+ err0r_k1ll4 on September 21st, 2011 at 11:43 am said:

come on and get the network up and running again


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+ Tank_Baked on September 21st, 2011 at 11:44 am said:

What are you guys talkin’ about the network is working fine .


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+ korekos55 on September 21st, 2011 at 11:46 am said:

@ElektroDragon

The ps3 and 360 have the same number of archievements-trophies, so we are talking about 12 trophies and you expect to have a plantium for that?
Don’t get me wrong i very much liked if re4 have a plantium but with 30+ trophies but it doesn’t change my mind about getting the game and the fact that the 360 version has 1000 gamescore points for 12 archievements just sounds cheap because no other game offers you that amount of GS for 12 trophies in fact all the arcade capcom games have the same amount of archievements and a total of 200 GS.

I have both systems and the fact that the ps3 version was 50% off for plus was just enough reason to buy it here, and the funny thing about the comments i read of people complaining of re4 trophies its that they have a very low trophie levels so you don’t even are trophie hunters your just complaining because another system another value for that 12 trophies.


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+ iiHate on September 21st, 2011 at 11:52 am said:

@Tank_Baked the network is down in the EU so unless you live here your fine…


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+ Tank_Baked on September 21st, 2011 at 11:54 am said:

Oh ok thanks iiHate .


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+ err0r_k1ll4 on September 21st, 2011 at 11:54 am said:

the network is down for me cant login in on my system at all getting the 8002a548 code


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+ Cunder on September 21st, 2011 at 11:59 am said:

RE4 – PS Move = No buy.

I played the game several times before on the gamecube. It would of been a worth the purchase if it had PS Move support.


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+ iiHate on September 21st, 2011 at 12:01 pm said:

@Tank no probs
@err0r_k1ll4 it keeps timeing out for most people so far as i know


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+ iiHate on September 21st, 2011 at 12:04 pm said:

for those in the EU just repostin this
“PlayStationEU PlayStation Blog EU
Current indications are that we’ll be restoring PlayStation Network services in approx. two hours. We appreciate your patience.”


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+ err0r_k1ll4 on September 21st, 2011 at 12:05 pm said:

ty iihate just wish it would hurry up i got to go to work soon and i wanted to get a little gaming in before i have to go dont look like thats going to happen today


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+ ALONEnDARKNESS on September 21st, 2011 at 12:16 pm said:

Had this game when it was on PS2 with the Resident Evil Collection . It had Outbreak and Code Veronica . A must have again as far as Resident Evil 4.


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+ L2DaZ on September 21st, 2011 at 12:20 pm said:

i’d just like to point out that it’s not fifteen years in saints row 2 its actually five :)


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+ Azure_Dragon- on September 21st, 2011 at 12:25 pm said:

The network is down currently, but thank god I downloaded RE:4 just in time. It’s something to do while PSN is down.


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+ GAMINGSMYLIFE on September 21st, 2011 at 12:31 pm said:

Hey Playstation Blog, your awesome, but PLEASE try to do better with this network down stuff by letting us know. i would like to know that ya’ll ain’t been hacked again. thank you.


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+ bigblockprius666 on September 21st, 2011 at 12:32 pm said:

Well the network better be up by tomorrow so i can get the Moon Zombie map in Black Ops. And can someone inform me on a timeframe for when the network will be up in New York? It would be very much appreciated. Or any information on why the network is down?


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+ MMMHOTCHEEZE on September 21st, 2011 at 12:37 pm said:

I am so dumb. WHY DID I LOG OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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+ iiHate on September 21st, 2011 at 12:47 pm said:

for thoise who dont tend to read prv posts
“for those in the EU just repostin this”
“PlayStationEU PlayStation Blog EU
Current indications are that we’ll be restoring PlayStation Network services in approx. two hours. We appreciate your patience.” would now be 1 hour and 15mins till


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+ mi33ke on September 21st, 2011 at 12:58 pm said:

I dont see how everyone loves RE4. I just cant get use to the controls. This is my first time playing RE4 and I dont understand why you can’t shoot while moving. Will there be an update for the controls. I can’t even get past the village at the beginning of the game. smh


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+ Omeax3GS on September 21st, 2011 at 1:08 pm said:

Hmm for some reason my PS3 keeps loging me of PSN and its geting on my nervers


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+ mood777 on September 21st, 2011 at 1:13 pm said:

guys who knows about the 80 error codes n how can i find the solution for it ?


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+ xRedxViolence on September 21st, 2011 at 1:18 pm said:

i heard RE4 doesn’t have any sort of online multiplayer so i’am not willing to dish out the 19.99 atm.

I’d like to see the Mercenaries 3d mini game make it’s way over to the ps3.


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+ bruno-gabriel34 on September 21st, 2011 at 1:20 pm said:

And where are the other games..?
We paid 300 dollars to be able to BUY games and download it from psn store and it doesn’t have anything good but 4 or 5 games.
Where is Killzone ?or Black Ops,Modern Warfare, Batman, Guitar Hero, Bleach:Soul Ignition, Marvel vs Capcom 3, GOW 3, any Resistance?
And i know u guys are going to say :”its good,have a lot of games ” or ” they cant do it because the games are too big” but it ist true because u know Infamous 2 are in the pstore (what surprised me) and it have a lot of games but the most are minis or silly games that anyone would buy (or not..)
I am not criticing, only saying that u are making the pstore better but u should do it faster because the are a lot of games that we cant download yet..


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+ jmhamblin420 on September 21st, 2011 at 1:29 pm said:

it finally let me sign back on awesome!!!


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+ motherjones13 on September 21st, 2011 at 1:51 pm said:

i was playing S&D and i get sign out WTF….. FML -__-


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+ xXkooti_walaXx on September 21st, 2011 at 2:03 pm said:

y am i nt ablae to sign in plzzz help me


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+ xXkooti_walaXx on September 21st, 2011 at 2:04 pm said:

nvm


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+ ELiiTeE_AsSAsiiN on September 21st, 2011 at 2:24 pm said:

Hi I was just wondering if Payday the Heist will be 20%? Do I have to wait until it comes out to get this discount or did they remove it because at one point I know they said it would be 20% off. Also, what future dlc will be released for this game? Thank you.


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