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Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Nov 08, 2011 // Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

Hi Everyone –
The Store Update is now live and ready for you to check out all the latest content. We’ve got some great games this week, but here are some of the featured items you may want to get to first. The complete update list can be found below.

It’s no secret that this week sees the release of one of the biggest games of the year: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. Starting today, you can start using Call of Duty ELITE, a premium membership specifically for the Call of Duty series. ELITE helps you elevate your multiplayer game, whether you’re new to the frantic battlegrounds, or a bona fide veteran of the series. You can join for free, or get access to all the features for $49.99. Get more details by clicking here.

Today is also the day Square Enix’s “Winter of RPG’s” kicks off starting with Chrono Cross. Journey through two parallel dimensions in a remarkable quest featuring a huge cast of characters, an engaging battle system, and one of the greatest original soundtracks of any game. If you missed it before, you’ll want to experience it this Winter.

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And lastly, free and exclusive for PlayStation Plus is the incredibly charming “Where is my Heart?” Breaking new ground in the PS mini lineup, Where is my Heart? tells the story of a family of monsters searching for a new place to call home. Watch the trailer and play on either your PS3, or PSP. Watch for the PSN-wide release for this title on 11/22.

There’s much more to see so check out the full list. Drop your comments below, or join the discussion on the PlayStation Community forums. You can chat with other PSN gamers, or post questions regarding the Updates. Any questions that are able to be answered will be addressed by PlayStation Network’s Morgan Haro/mochuuu.

Here is the weekly PlayStation Store update:

PlayStation Plus

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Free Minis: Where is my Heart
Exclusive Discounts: topatoi – 70% off
Full Game Trials: MONOPOLY STREETS
Dead Space 2
Free Dynamic Theme: inFAMOUS Festival of Blood
Avatar Bundle: Super Street Fighter 2 Avatar Bundle – $1.49

Downloadable Games

Fight Night Champion ($4.99)
EA SPORTS brings you their first story-based game mode inspired by classic boxing movies. Step in the shoes of up-and-coming middleweight contender Andre Bishop and experience the trials and tribulations of working your way to the top of the boxing world battling inside and outside the ring.
ESRB rated M
File size 5.38 GB

Dead Space 2 ($29.99)
After waking from a coma on a massive space city known as “The Sprawl”, the lone survivor of a horrific alien infection finds himself confronting a catastrophic new nightmare. Battling dementia, hunted by the government, and haunted by visions of his dead girlfriend.
ESRB rated M
File size 11 GB

Monopoly Streets ($29.99)
The world of MONOPOLY comes to life through a living, breathing city that you can build, own, and monopolize. MONOPOLY Streets has everything you love about the board game, presented as a street level tour of Mr. MONOPOLY’s fully animated world.
ESRB rated E
File size 708 MB

Game Demos (free)

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One Demo
Team up with your friends offline or online and experience a demo of one of the galaxy’s most anticipated games for this fall – Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One! With online and offline drop-in, drop-out, you’re free to play with whoever you want as you experience this humorous and action-packed adventure! In Stores 10.18.11
ESRB rated E10+
File size 2.13 GB

Disney Universe Demo
Disney Universe game demo now available! Suit up as Stitch, Mike, Jack & Mickey and battle through a sneak peek of the Disney Universe Pirates world.
ESRB rated E10+
File size 688 MB

Rayman Origins Demo
Rayman Origins won over 10 awards at E3. Download the demo and play today!
ESRB rated E10+
File size 455 MB

Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 Demo
The Battle is Building! Based on the last three Harry Potter books and final four films, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 takes players through Harry Potter’s heroic adventures in the Muggle and wizarding worlds. From Privet Drive in Little Whinging to Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade and Hogwarts, players will encounter new faces, new challenges and more magic, preparing them for the ultimate face-off with Lord Voldemort™!
ESRB rated E10+
File size 550 MB

Add-on Game Content

LittleBigPlanet 2 Oddworld Stranger costume ($1.99)
The best thing about Sackboy is that you can make him look and act exactly how you want. Download this additional costume to really stand out from the crowd! To download this costume, you must already own LittleBigPlanet 2.
File size 110 KB

Dead Rising 2: Off The Record: Firefighter Skills Pack ($1.99)
Kick doors down, walk through fire and fearlessly help survivors with the FIREFIGHTER skill pack!
File size 4.45 MB

Dead Rising 2: Off The Record: Gamebreaker Pack ($4.99)
Take full control of your Dead Rising 2: Off The Record experience with the GAMEBREAKER Pack!
File size 448 KB

Motogp 10/11 2011 Season Update (free)
The free MotoGP 10/11 GP class season content update brings you all the riders, tracks and teams for the 2011 season. Ride as the new world number 1 Jorge Lorenzo or the Italian dream team of Valentino Rossi on the Ducati.
File size 779 MB

Red Faction Armageddon: Ruin Pack ($4.99)
Red Faction: Armageddon’s Ruin Mode is all about one thing: destruction. In “Free Play” you’ll wreak havoc on a variety of maps with unlimited time and ammo. “Challenge” is a race against the clock to do as much damage as possible. Break the high score to unlock new maps. Afterwards, flaunt your catastrophic conquests on the Leaderboards by comparing your ranking with friends or players worldwide!
File size 2.52 MB

WWE ’12 – Fan Axxess ($11.99)
Fan Axxess is premium content for the ultimate WWE fan. With its purchase you get the All Unlockables and WWE Superstar Attribute Customizer. Fan Axxess is also a discounted pre-payment for all future WWE’ 12 downloadable content. Please note: This purchase does not include Online Axxess, The Miz’s Awesome Attires, or WWE Superstar The Rock Visit wwe.thq.com for more details.
File size 4.37 MB

WWE ’12 – Online Axxess ($9.99)
Online Axxess is available with redemption of a single-use access code found on the back of the game manual included with original retail purchase. If the Online Axxess code has already been redeemed by a previous owner, you can purchase Online Axxess or begin a free limited trial. Online Axxess includes Online multiplayer and WWE Community Creations. Visit wwe.thq.com for more details.
File size 4.37 MB

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

  • Assorted Singles (x26) ($1.99)
  • Country Mega Pack ($19.99)
  • Going Country Pack 05 – 08 ($5.49 – $19.99 each)

Updates


Magic Orbz – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Shift 2 Unleashed Digital (Price Change) (PS3) (now $29.99, original price $39.99)
Medal of Honor Frontline (Price Change) (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $14.99)
PlayStation Move Heroes (Price Change) (PS3) (now $19.99, original price $39.99)

Avatars

Super Street Fighter 2 Avatars (x16) ($0.49 each)

Just Cause 2 Avatars (x9) ($0.49 each)

Game Videos (free)

3D Display Product Video

Gran Turismo 5 Spec 2.0

PlayStation 3 To Michael – Long Form

Batman: Arkham City Nightwing Trailer

Sam & Max: Beyond Time And Space Trailer

Fate/Extra Trailer

Rock Of Ages Humor Trailer

Rock Of Ages: Powerups Trailer

Daytona Usa Announcement Trailer

Payday The Heist – Slaughterhouse Trailer

Deus Ex: Human Revolution – The Missing Link Teaser Trailer

Final Fantasy Xiii-2 – 2011 Nycc Change The Future Trailer

PS3 Themes

Daytona USA Retro Theme ($1.49)

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: Timeline Animated Theme Paid Theme ($1.99)

Christmas Nightmare – Halloween Dynamic Theme (Non Game Dynamic Theme) ($2.99)

Abstract Neuron Flow Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Bikini Dawn Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Bouncing Beach Babes Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Halloween Wraith Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

PSone Classics

Chrono Cross ($9.99)
The amazing sequel to CHRONO TIRGGER! Join Serge as he struggles to uncover the secrets of his past and find the mysterious Frozen Flame in this critically-acclaimed, timeless RPG.
ESRB rated E
File size 778 MB

PS2 Classics

Full Spectrum Warrior ($9.99)
Dive into a game based on a real-world training aid and learn how to command two fireteams in strategic combat!
ESRB rated M
File size 2.75 GB

Stuntman Ignition ($9.99)
Take the wheel and steal the scene as you master the greatest stunt sequences ever filmed.
ESRB rated T
File size 4.40 GB

Bundles

Fight Night Champion (Bundled with all modes available) ($29.99)
EA SPORTS brings you the much anticipated Fight Night Champion. Learn the all-new Full Spectrum Punch Control mechanics that include button controls and step into the ring to do battle with boxing Legends Mike Tyson and Muhammad Ali and current day stars Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cott. Includes the full game experience with Fight Now, Champion Mode, Game Modes, Online, and more!
ESRB rated M
File size 5.78 GB

PlayStation Store for PSP

Downloadable Games (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Cars 2: The Video Game Full Game ($29.99)
Inspired by Disney/Pixar’s animated film, Cars 2: The Video Game lets you rev up your engine and race around the globe with Lightning McQueen and friends. Train at the C.H.R.O.M.E. spy academy and become a special agent, tackling dangerous missions from London to Tokyo and beyond!
ESRB rated E10+
File size 424 MB

Add-on Game Content (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Patapon 3 Perfect March Challenge
The world of the Patapons expands with the first in a series of downloadable missions offering new challenges and tasks! Enjoy this new mission and discover new treasures with this beatastic new level for Patapon 3 and begin your extended adventure today! Please note: Full game is required to play. The World Map is required for this and upcoming downloadable missions for Patapon 3.
ESRB rated E
File size 902 KB

Patapon 3 Mission Pack 2
The world of the Patapons continues to expand with the next set of downloadable missions offering new challenges, treasures and tasks! Begin your extended adventure today! Please note: Full game is required to play. The World Map is required for this and upcoming downloadable missions for Patapon 3.
ESRB rated E
File size 4.39 MB

Game Videos (free)

Gran Turismo 5 Spec 2.0

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+ PantheraLeo86 on November 8th, 2011 at 8:48 pm said:

Longtime reader, first post. Hey Morgan. I’ve got a feature request that I’d love to see in a future firmware update which really shouldn’t be too hard to program in. For a while now, I’ve been wishing I could sort my downloaded games by title. As of right now, you can only sort by created date and recently played. With all the great games I’ve gotten since subscribing to PS+ (since day 1), it’s takes a little while to find everything sometimes. Can you pass thing along please? It would be a great feature that I’m sure tons of users would utilize. Thanks!


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+ that-acmilan-guy on November 8th, 2011 at 9:08 pm said:

Dear PlayStation Folks,
I am from Bangladesh and over here we run into some big problems with PS3 games. As you may know, PlayStation is not officially supported in our country. As a result, we don’t even have warranty for PS products. Stores get their games from other stores abroad which results in getting mixed region games. DLC is region locked, which causes a lot of problems with buying DLCs because most of us only use 1 PSN account to purchase games. So I can there are some ways to fix this:

1: Make the DLC region free: So we can buy DLC regardless of our PSN accounts and game region. Remember we don’t have official Sony support here.

2: Give us Official Sony PS support: As a pirated country, most of us still support Sony by buying original expensive PlayStation products (it is more expensive than 60$ as it not officially supported hence pricing is loose). So give us back something in return, with support we may have warranty, better pricing model for games, PSN support, etc.

At the end of the day, we end up spending more money but we don’t get much in return like the other supported countries. Thank you!


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+ manzoor47 on November 8th, 2011 at 9:23 pm said:

i dont think i will be getting MW3 any soon. Too busy playing Uncharted 3 :D.


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+ iTofuMan on November 8th, 2011 at 9:31 pm said:

Yet another dull week for us Psp users. i pray this is not how we will be seeing the Vita games released. if anything i thank god we can still have carts for playing games because judging by how neglectful you’ve been to the psp recently is just pathetic. There are still tons of games you have yet to release, and refuse to release it without any word from both you and the devs. Why keep us in the dark for games that are already release that just need to be released digitally?

Anyway aside from that the only good thing this week for me is the Lego Harry Potter. i enjoyed years 1-4 and i know ill enjoy 5-7.


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+ JDM_4EVA on November 8th, 2011 at 9:50 pm said:

A little request.

Do you guys think you could maybe release Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas PS2 Classic.
This is a game i really miss playing.


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+ mrhalford on November 8th, 2011 at 9:59 pm said:

How about the 1st Spyhunter for the PS2. It was an awesome update to a classic game. Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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+ Motherboop on November 8th, 2011 at 10:11 pm said:

@105

Are you being for real? They launch one of the most sought after titles onto the PSP (and PS3) with this update, and you think it’s a dull week? Chrono Cross – download it now!


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+ ukrain on November 8th, 2011 at 10:35 pm said:

Love the update!

Since we’re talking about adding more PS2 classics now, how about the entire Xenosaga series?! I love those games!


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+ iTofuMan on November 8th, 2011 at 11:25 pm said:

@ 108

And because of that one title means this update is a 10/10, greatest update of the year? While i will be picking up Chrono Cross soon, just that one game doesnt make me enjoy the update as a whole since you, i and everyone else knows Sony can and should do better with these updates especially for the psp.

With that though when i state things like that i mean actually psp content. i dont consider ps1/mini as psp content as they can be played on both ps3/psp, so its not just exclusive to psp, plus there are content for both that are unavailable for use on the psp.


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+ americanGTA on November 9th, 2011 at 12:19 am said:

can we get the gtaV trailer? i really wanna see it on an HDTV.

thanks in advance PSN!!


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+ americanGTA on November 9th, 2011 at 12:26 am said:

Can we get the ps2 “Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy” come on PSN, the 360 has it. heck, even the apple app store has it. its the best selling ps2 game of all time, it should be on there asap IMO.


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+ badreligionbomb on November 9th, 2011 at 12:32 am said:

I wonder if 360 users are as whiny and lame as PS3 owners… all I see are a bunch of unsatisfied babies… expecting hand outs etc… like Sony OWES you something… grow up and quit crying… people whining over crap like avatars etc…. you make me ashamed to be a Sony fan… because I have to defend your whininess in other forums…. just grow up


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+ Ghost_Shrimp on November 9th, 2011 at 2:13 am said:

Someone please tell me why there is no GTA V trailer.


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+ unamazza on November 9th, 2011 at 2:22 am said:

MotoGP 10/11 2011 Season Update is broken. I know nobody cares, but I actually have this game and was waiting for the update. Installing the DLC does absolutely nothing. Others have confirmed this problem as well.

Can anybody at Sony help, please??? Morgan Haro?


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+ DarthSkywalker08 on November 9th, 2011 at 2:47 am said:

Hi I was wondering will there be more modern warfare 3 themes or avatars?


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+ hrbrt7 on November 9th, 2011 at 4:06 am said:

Worst update I’ve seen.. I know the reason why.. lol they are reserving all the good/great games to download after November 18, so that everyone can only activate and share those games for two ps3.. XD


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+ awesomescreed98 on November 9th, 2011 at 4:59 am said:

Sony, I think I have a great idea. Wouldn’t it be great for a new Kingdom Hearts game or maybe a collection which includes Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts 2 and Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep or any other Kingdom Hearts game. But what should really be in there is KH and KH2. Think about it, HD, and possibly some minigames. Please reply.


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+ remanutd5 on November 9th, 2011 at 5:45 am said:

how about Heavenly Sword , Folklore ps move and trophy support ?


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+ Omii132 on November 9th, 2011 at 5:47 am said:

Legend of Dragoons please!!!!!!!


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+ Kanashimi on November 9th, 2011 at 6:02 am said:

Very excited Topatoi is so cheap! I actually thought this was exclusively a Japanese game. When did I miss this being released?


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+ evil23alej on November 9th, 2011 at 6:33 am said:

Oh god Monopoly Streets Why? The characters in that game freaked me out. Played “Where is my Heart”. YEAH its a cute game

I would like to put a suggest have a new retail release ps3 games into digital ps3 games. GO DIGITAL its the FUTURE

Also, I give EA credit for trying something new with the Fight Night game giving a quarter of the game content and having the option to buy everything else to come out to $29.99.


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+ seemefora2nd on November 9th, 2011 at 7:36 am said:

Love the fact that more and more PS2 games are coming to the PS3. I never thought i’d see the day! Are you taking requests lol!! Thank you PSN :)


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+ etur0 on November 9th, 2011 at 8:35 am said:

here is an idea put the videos that you put on the ps3 and put them on media go at the same resolution ha it is on the ps3


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+ etur0 on November 9th, 2011 at 8:39 am said:

@iTofuMan blame the people that hacked the psp and are getting the games for free that is the main reason why there aren’t many psp games being release because so many people are doing that it isn’t worth release games on the psp also right now most devs are focusing on the vita


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+ PirateHarlock on November 9th, 2011 at 10:45 am said:

Yes it is a weak week once again. Realistically I can’t remember an update that was really exceptional. I again noticed comments from several people who’ve been nickle & dimed out of what they paid for. And the total lack of response from Grace, Morgan or anyone else. No trolls you don’t count, attacking paying customers who just want what they paid for is when you forfeited your right to speak.

One other thing, if anybody hasn’t yet read Eric Lempels announcement from last week on Nov. 18 Sony is further restricting your rights to use what you paid for in the PSN store. So two things you can do: Firstly make your voice heard about this unethical scam. Secondly if you do buy anything from the psn store do so before the 18th.


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+ EduSikora on November 9th, 2011 at 11:35 am said:

Why the best selling game on PS2 is not in the store already??? CMON SONY , GTA SAN ANDREAS was the best game on PS2, what are you waiting for?


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+ infamousXX87XX on November 9th, 2011 at 11:46 am said:

I was hoping MGS Peace Walker would be on the PSN. I don’t want to buy the collection just for one game


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+ DRH235 on November 9th, 2011 at 12:39 pm said:

Two other games you could add to the ps2 classic’s list can be Haunting Ground, and Urban Reign.


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+ CaptainJames99 on November 9th, 2011 at 12:41 pm said:

With these store updates getting ever more pitiful by the week its little wonder they get such low ratings. Between this and the latest money grubbing scheme announced last week I’m scratching my head on how scea expects to sell anything. Shameful Sony thats all I can say really the rest has been said already.


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+ Oshnaj on November 9th, 2011 at 1:36 pm said:

@Morgan Haro, is there a posibility to bring Black (PS2)?


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+ Feral_Dragon on November 9th, 2011 at 4:12 pm said:

A late comment, but whoever is in charge of PSN avatars for NA should be FIRED. Seriously, f off with all the Street Fighter avatars!!! Every week is Street Fighter, there are OTHER GAMES!! Only twice this year have there been a generous selection of avs from different games, must have been the two days the guy was sick and couldn`t put his usual sick does of Street Fighter.

DIFFERENT AVATARS PLEASE! NO MORE STREET FIGHTER!!! Skyrim is being released on the 11th and I see NOTHING on it >:(


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+ Vivificoo on November 9th, 2011 at 4:36 pm said:

awesome!!!!!!


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+ Mardok16 on November 9th, 2011 at 6:13 pm said:

Fight Night Champion ($4.99)
EA SPORTS brings you their first story-based game mode inspired by classic boxing movies. Step in the shoes of up-and-coming middleweight contender Andre Bishop and experience the trials and tribulations of working your way to the top of the boxing world battling inside and outside the ring.
ESRB rated M
File size 5.38 GB

??? $4.99 The Whole Game ?????


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+ eque93 on November 9th, 2011 at 8:02 pm said:

Is there a chance that Twisted Metal Black could be available? I’m just curious.


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+ malskee on November 10th, 2011 at 12:12 am said:

I like Saints and everything but I would like to have GTA SAN ANDREAS on the ps3 to get my game on for a classic. I just hope that sony thinks about this or is the game too violent and will have mothers picketing around sony and Rockstar like they did when it first came out on ps2?


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+ Liminality on November 10th, 2011 at 2:34 am said:

Greetings Grace!
I don’t usually comment on the Blog, but I was browsing the PSN Store update (after some epic pwnage in Modern Warfare 3 ), and I saw it and just had to rush and leave a comment.
A Big THANK YOU on PSOne Classic “Chrono Cross”! I had the original game, but the discs were damaged beyond repair a long time ago, and I just haven’t wanted to buy off E-Bay or somewhere and have them in almost unplayable condition for a more than a $9.99 price tag. Although your placing of it was close to the bottom and it wasn’t mentioned in the weekly e-mail, I’m sure this was just an overlook (Just giving you a hard time! :P).
Again, thank you. This will give me something to sate my old school RPG urge for awhile.
Sincerely,
Liminality


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+ tekkenismusa on November 10th, 2011 at 6:31 am said:

When will we have Tekken 3? For God’s sake, for SCEA’s sake, for Sony’s sake, for PS3’s sake!!!!


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+ destroy619_ on November 11th, 2011 at 7:28 am said:

Cool


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+ febwtf on November 11th, 2011 at 3:20 pm said:

No more PSN purchases for me now that I can only activate 2 systems at a time. In fact, no more *new* purchases at all until you go back to 5 activations. Used or nothing for me, now, you idiots.


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+ magicfan345 on November 11th, 2011 at 5:49 pm said:

It was kind of a bummer to see everybody got the theme for Infamous Festival of Blood free now…. while its nice that everyone gets this cool theme for free, and it was a pretty sweet theme too, it kinda leaves me wondering now what was special about pre-ordering the game ? are you going to go back and give those who pre-ordered the game something else, such as a free infamous fob avatar pack, or a second theme, or a bonus game, etc. ??


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+ drewmanbes on November 12th, 2011 at 4:58 am said:

I love the Jurassic Park series!
Is it going to be playable with PS Move?
And btw. When are the Battlefield 3 and FIFA 12 are going to be released on US PSS? They are on EUR PSS for a while now, and i can’t wait to download those!


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+ hjason1 on November 12th, 2011 at 10:50 am said:

Well i must say this idea is to get more money from us the gamer who spends a lot of money already…
This elite serves no purpose in my opinion it is another gimmick….
And also does what you can do yourself through the game, and you can download the dlc if you want it…
But frankly this game and company needs to fizzle out, they are not friendly to us ps3 owners only to smutsoft (MICROSOFT)……..
Because they pay companies to put it on their system because they are afraid of losing money…


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+ hjason1 on November 12th, 2011 at 10:51 am said:

Scratch this ^ it skipped to this page instead….. :/


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+ smashfanDS on November 13th, 2011 at 12:04 pm said:

Baaah! This sucks, I was too busy to have the time to buy a PSN card to buy another 1 year subscription, missed out on Jurassic park :/


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+ GRIDLOCK4194 on November 14th, 2011 at 11:56 am said:

Ahoy! Awesome work getting an expanding library of the classics! I’ve tried to purchase Chrono Cross, but it won’t let me do so. Is is a common problem or is it just something about my configuration? I’ll love some help here:)


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+ ghost12222555555 on December 3rd, 2011 at 10:45 pm said:

guys let me just tell you unless your a hard core Cod fan don’t waste your money on this. all call of duty elite does is allow you to keep track of online events and stats and give you discounts on certain map packs


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+ xWizzyyy on December 6th, 2011 at 3:10 pm said:

where the hell is the mtg duels of the planeswalkers 2012 dlc at? they have been out on xbox and steam for like a month! still nothing on psn, and no indications on when it will ever come out. wtf sony


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