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The Drop: Week of November 28th 2011 New Releases

Rey Gutierrez's Avatar + Posted by Rey Gutierrez on Nov 27, 2011 // Senior Social Media Specialist

The Sly Collection arrives this week on PSN, where we give you the sweet option of downloading the amazing trilogy together, or each Sly game individually, all in stereoscopic 3D. Before the DragonZord and White TigerZord dominated afternoon television in the 90′s, there was Voltron in the 80′s. This Mighty Morphing Power Rangers fan is envious of the Voltron game hitting PSN this week. Even more classics return to glory on PSone and PS2, and Modern Warfare 2 and De Blob 2 evolve into a full digital downloads. Grab your Thanksgiving leftovers and enjoy this week’s The Drop.

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Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus Only one thing can make a thieving raccoon better at his job, and that’s the long-lost Thievious Racoonus, a collected work of thieving knowledge. Split into ten pieces, the writings are spread across the world, and it’s up to one young raccoon, Sly Cooper, to track them all down. Angered security guards, searchlights, and lasers are just a few of the obstacles Sly will have to confront, but luckily he’s got binoculars, swords, daggers, and all sorts of other fun stuff.

Sly 2: Band of Thieves The sequel to Sly Cooper delivers the same crime detective style of presentation, borrowing heavily from movies, novels and comic books to create a beautiful, highly animated game. The story takes place two years after Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus. In the first game, Sly was becoming a professional thief, but in Band of Thieves, he is a professional thief — so he retains all of the moves from the first game. He also earns new moves and gains different items to assist him in his dark craft. The biggest upgrade comes in form of the new multi-character gameplay. Players might start a level as Sly, and then after completing a particular task, players switch to Bentley, and Murray, respectively.

Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves The third edition of the innovative platformer series from Sucker Punch and SCE America. This time around, the cast of playable characters has been expanded even further to include Carmelita, a shaman from Australia who speaks in tongues, Dimitri, and some other characters that have yet to be revealed. Once again, the setup for each mission is with a series of events that need to be done within each large environment. By looking through the binoculars or simply tapping the L3 button, arrows point out the current events available that are color-coded for each of the available characters. If there’s a blue arrow, it’s for Sly, and Bentley and Murray have green and purple arrows, respectively. And once all of these events have been completed there is the grand heist-type event where the characters need to work together to pull off a grand plan that Bentley will have concocted.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 – Return to today’s war front with the second chapter in the Modern Warfare series. Modern Warfare 2 continues the gripping and heart-racing action as players face off against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse. Playing as as Sgt. Gary “Roach” Sanderson, your international squad of elite soldiers battle through harrowing combat scenarios that range from snowy mountaintops in Siberia to the crowded streets of Rio de Janiero, Brazil and beyond, facing a terrorist force hellbent on redefining the boundary lines of today’s modern warfare.

Voltron: Defender of the Universe (Demo Available) – Voltron is returning to defend the universe in this video game based on the revival of the classic 1980s anime series. Voltron: Defender of the Universe combines classic Voltron animation and style with high definition graphics and audio that deliver high-impact, real-time single and multi-player gameplay with up to five players. Relive the most defining moments from the classic series, including the discovery of the Lions and the very first time the Space Explorers form Voltron. Battle King Zarkon’s evil forces and journey across the universe, exploring a variety of environments — including planet Arus. It is up to you to restore justice and galactic peace. Get ready to activate interlock! Dynotherms connected! Infracells up! Mega thrusters are go! Let’s go, Votron Force!

De Blob 2 – In de Blob 2, Comrade Black is back and so is his war on color. Disguised as Papa Blanc, Comrade Black rigs the city’s election in order to win and take control of Prisma City with his brainwashing new cult. That is, until de Blob bounces back in full color-spreading force with his revolution to restore color and life back to the city and its residents.

Scene It? Movie Night – Scene It? Movie Night! offers a wide variety of media-rich trivia that provides movie fans and social gamers with a lively, competitive group gaming experience. Trivia content in the game includes recent hit movies as well as fan favorite Hollywood hits from four decades of films. Single-player mode challenges player speed and entertainment trivia know-how, while multi-player mode creates a challenging social gameplay experience.

PSone Classics

DARKSTALKERS: The Night Warriors – Choose from 10 horror-themed characters, including a Bigfoot, a vampire, and a werewolf. Every character has unique combinations and super moves, but be warned, as the arenas can have positive and negative effects on the fighters. Over 15,000 frames of gorgeous, hand-drawn animation bring the action to life. After beating the computer-controlled contenders, challenge your friends in the Versus mode. If they fear your superior skills, feel free to handicap the match. DARK STALKERS: The Night Warriors will challenge your skills as you fight to become the ruler of the night.

PS2 Classics

Tak 2: Staff of Dreams – Join Tak in an epic adventure, as he must learn all new Juju magic to recover the Staff of Dreams and defeat Tlaloc once and for all. Tak’s role in the great Prophecy of the Pupanunu people isn’t over. Rather, it’s just begun! It’s not easy being Jibolba’s apprentice, and Tak’s got the bruises to prove it. Now dabbling with new abilities, Tak is creating a little Juju magic of his own! He’s even working on mastering the ancient Juju magic of animal-morphing.

[Editor’s Note: The following dates are subject to change. Game details are gathered from Press Releases from their individual publishers and/or ESRB rating descriptions.]

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+ dilbig5 on November 28th, 2011 at 1:30 pm said:

Actually just picked up the Sly Collection but I might wanna try Voltron and De Blob.


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+ PhillyTheCat on November 28th, 2011 at 3:18 pm said:

@alfromhellsing~thank you for the reply.


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+ DarkShire on November 28th, 2011 at 5:38 pm said:

Soul Reaver 2, Blood Omen 2 and Legacy of Kain: Defiance would be some sweet PS2 games to hit the PSN.


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+ drunkinguys34 on November 28th, 2011 at 5:40 pm said:

wow this is even worse then last week come on Xbox has rage demo i don’t see why we cant have it?


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+ drunkinguys34 on November 28th, 2011 at 5:41 pm said:

Ps i still love Sony


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+ drunkinguys34 on November 28th, 2011 at 5:47 pm said:

guys please respond to me please why no good demos again?


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+ matt5792 on November 28th, 2011 at 5:59 pm said:

i just want gta 3, vice city, and SA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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+ ToKKeNbL00dMoNeY on November 28th, 2011 at 6:36 pm said:

crappy update this week and last week, btw screw xbox because i heard RAGE and that good anyway lalot of people took it back, also its 3 discs on xbox and like 8-12GB install on the ps3 so it aint really worth it, its funny how they need 3 discs lol Battlefield 3 take one disc and not even 5 mins to install, and the xbox has 2 discs, one for multiplayer and one for campaign :) love you sony <3 but please screw this dumb stuff and hit up some demos for us, you know maybe twisted metal since it is a playstation exclusive :D


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+ igorrocks2 on November 28th, 2011 at 10:04 pm said:

How about MW 3 is it will go digital some day or no?


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+ TONY-Q on November 29th, 2011 at 5:02 am said:

W@W next drop would be awesome!


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+ Azn_G-Star_Love on November 29th, 2011 at 7:42 am said:

Bring Kingdom Hearts Square-Enix to PSN!!!


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+ El_Fuerte730 on November 29th, 2011 at 7:43 am said:

I can’t find The Sly Collection on PSN !!! Why isn’t it there ?? HELP !!


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+ TONY-Q on November 29th, 2011 at 8:58 am said:

@El_Fuerte730

store hasnt updated yet dude…


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+ MoondogM9 on November 29th, 2011 at 9:18 am said:

Yea, not the greatest drop. I would like to play Sly again though. Come on Sony, release The Legend of Dragoon as a PSOne classic, Japan got it over a year ago, why can’t we in North America? I would seriously pay $14.99 for it, just sayin’


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+ Zoidzerg on November 29th, 2011 at 10:47 am said:

Already got the Sly Collection on blu-ray, which was awesome sauce so if anyone would rather get digital I would highly recommend it.

I haven’t played any of De Blob games… perhaps now is the time?


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+ SnoreLore on November 29th, 2011 at 11:09 am said:

Why are we not getting the 25th anniversary sale for Ubisoft? I was about to buy literally everything on that list until I noticed it was for EU and AU only. What a load of crap.


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+ caIigula_ on November 29th, 2011 at 5:05 pm said:

Wow , Can’t belive the store updates , playstation what happened? really? really? this is worse than 9/11 , MW2 , $40 dollars? seems like someones ripping someone off. I could go out to a store and buy it for TWENTY dollars.
playstation , I understand you want to make money …. but really? 40 bucks? really? and whats with all these crappy updates . I want some new demos , ( RAGE ) as I understand it’s already on crap box.


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