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Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Jul 31, 2012 // Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

Note: Due to an unforeseen complication, the Grand Theft Auto III PS2 Classic is not publishing with today’s Store post. We will update you when a new release date has been identified. We apologize for the inconvenience.

PlayStation Store Update

PS3 Full Games

RIDGE RACER Unbounded ($44.99)
RIDGE RACER Unbounded gears up to carve its own destructive path on a spectacular collision course! RIDGE RACER is on its way back into the eager hands of gamers and RIDGE RACER Unbounded is coming to add an unexpected dimension to the series and deliver an original blast of ferocious racing adrenaline. Easily create thousands of tracks and share them online.
ESRB: E
File Size: 1.46 GB

PSN Games

The Expendables 2 Videogame ($14.99) (Demo Also Available)
The Expendables videogame is a way for fans to experience all of their favorite explosive moments, as their favorite stars, in 4-Player Co-op action.
ESRB: M
File Size: 1.15 GB

PS2 Classics

War of the Monsters ($9.99)
Topple buildings and terrorize civilians as a giant creature wreaking havoc. Defeat rival monsters to be the strongest in the world.
ESRB: T
File Size: 1.2 GB

PSP Games

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time ($29.99)
Unravel the mystery in this legendary RPG from ATLUS!
Join the enigmatic Crevanille on his journey through Noyeval as he tries to discover why mankind is being targeted for destruction. What power do the mysterious Angels possess? Who holds the key to preventing another tragedy? And how will your choices affect the outcome of world-shaking events? Discover the answers to these questions and more as you experience the legend of Growlanser!
ESRB: T
File Size: 919 MB

Apps

Crunchyroll (FREE)
Watch the latest Japanese Anime & Asian Drama! Now you can watch new episodes 1 hour after airing in Japan on your PlayStation 3. Watch the latest anime shows like Naruto Shippuden, Bleach, Shugo Chara!, Blue Exorcist, Gintama, The World God Only Knows, Bodacious Space Pirates, Nisemonogatari, Eyeshield 21, Skip Beat!, Beelzebub, Gosick, and more.

PlayStation Store Highlights

This week, make sure to check out the first game to release in this year’s PSN PLAY promotion! The Expendables 2 is a co-op arcade-style shoot ‘em up, and takes place just before the events of the upcoming movie of the same name, so make sure to play it before you catch it in theaters. Up to four players can join up to take part in an action-packed rescue mission spanning a number of exotic locales. It’s 20% off for PlayStation Plus members as well.

PSN PLAY is also offering up Sound Shapes this week for pre-order. It’s also 20% of for PlayStation Plus members, and pre-ordering nets you an exclusive static theme for your PS3.

We’re also seeing the release of a great PS2 Classic in the cult favorite War of the Monsters. If you missed this one the first time around, be sure to check it out.

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Anime fans across the nation will be excited to see the new Video Services app Crucnhyroll debut as well! In addition, you’ll also get access to the best in Japanese drama, with new content coming online all the time.

Make sure to check out great Add-Ons for new release Risen 2: Dark Waters, and also adorable new Disney princess costumes for Little Big Planet 2! The rest of this week’s update is below; check it out and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

PlayStation Plus

PlayStation Plus

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Free Content Warriors Orochi 3 – Orochi X Avatar
Mad Riders Game The Daredevil Map Pack
Discounts Sound Shapes Pre-Order (20% Off) – Plus price: $11.99
The Expendables 2: The Videogame Game (20% Off) – Plus price: $11.99
Mad Riders (10% Off) – Plus Price: $8.99
Last Chance (Leaving Plus This Week) PSN Play – Week #1 – The Expendables 2: The Videogame Pre Order

Preorders

Sound Shapes Preorder Offer (Static Theme Gift With Purchase) ($14.99)
Releases 8/7 as part of PSN PLAY. Play, Compose and Share in a unique take on the classic sidescrolling platformer where your actions make the music. Equal parts instrument and game, Sound Shapes gives everyone the ability to make music. Play through a unique campaign that fuses music and artwork into a classic 2D platformer featuring artwork by Pixeljam, Capy, Superbrothers and more, with music by I Am Robot and Proud, Jim Guthrie and Deadmau5. Additionally, Sound Shapes comes to the PLAY program as a cross-platform title, allowing players to play at home on their PS3, or take it on the go with PlayStation Vita. Create and upload your levels on either platform for others to download and remix on their own.
ESRB: E

Game Demos (Free)

Expendables 2 Demo (PS3)
The Expendables 2 Videogame demo is a taste of all your favorite explosive moments, as your favorite stars, in four-player co-op action.
ESRB: M
File Size: 1.15 GB

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron (PS3)
Experience two single player levels and two multiplayer modes in the TRANSFORMERS: Fall of Cybertron demo!
ESRB: T
File Size: 2.1 GB

PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2013 (PS3)
Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 brings the perfect balance of the beautiful game home.
ESRB: RP
File Size: 997 MB

Sales

Cuboid (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)

PS3 Add-ons

Record of Agarest War 2

Right to the Blacksmith Pack 8 ($0.00) – Here is some good news for those too spineless or too lethargic to Convert! Take the following items and get your bad self to Gordon’s place! Cuprum x 3, Argentum x 3, Stannum x 3, Breunnerite x 3, Galena x 3, Aurum x 3, Iron Roze x 3, Hideralzentum x 3, Shining Fang x 2.
Bonus Point Pack 5 ($4.49) – Thank you for your insatiable appetite for our goods and services. We have put together a package of useful points and cold cash. Included within: 100,000,000G, 1,500PP.
Bonus Point Pack 6 ($3.99) – Thank you for your insatiable appetite for our goods and services. We have put together a package of useful points. Included within: 400,000TP, 1,500PP.
Frensberge Specialty Pack 4 ($1.49) – A collection of items made in the image of Frensberge’s most colorful citizens! If you want to be accepted as a TRUE Frensberger, you’ll need all of this stuff! What’s this? A note from Chloe: I’m making stew tonight. If you come home late, expect the -Queen of Iron Fist Matrimony- Banana Sword x 1, Chickapede Alert x 1, Red Thrusting Hell x 1, Le Crusher x 1, Chloe’s Incense x 1, Merchant’s Charm x 1.
2nd Extra Character ($2.49) – Hark! Allies that will share in your joys and sorrows have come in droves! Now, it is time to overcome adversity together!
Additional Massage Costumes ($2.99) – Here is some truly titillating attire for a lovely lady to wear while receiving a sensuous massage! Get someone to put this on…NOW!
Shaldie Mail Order 2 Pack ($2.99) – One of my experiments went sideways on me and I ended up conjuring up a pile of useless cra– I mean a treasure trove of wonderful items. I owe you a favor or two, so I’ll let you have it all…at a very reasonable price. It’s not like I’m ever going to use it, anyway. Alfa Beld Spear x 1, Rod of Omniscience x 1, Rebellion x 1, Core Elemental x 1, Avian Lapband x 1, Chickapede Charm x 1.

Street Fighter X Tekken

Swap Costumes Note – The following Swap Costumes DLC add-ons are exclusive content for STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN. These add-on contents can only be used if the additional character pack has been purchased.
Sakura (Swap Costume)($0.99) – In order to attend a cultural festival at Asuka’s school, Sakura borrows one of their uniforms.
Blanka (Swap Costume)($0.99) – After a fight with Hwoarang, the two become friends. Rumor has it that Blanka decided to get some matching clothes as a token of appreciation.
Guy (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Rumor has it that Guy disguised himself as Kazuya in order to infiltrate the G Corporation.
Cody (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Rumor has it that Cody beat Paul in a money match, but after Paul came up short on funds he was forced to pay with the shirt off his back.
Elena (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Rumor has it that Elena met Julia during the latter’s reforestation activities. The two became good friends, and Julia gave Elena these clothes as a present.
Dudley (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Rumor has it that this was a present from a certain dancing Tiger. Dudley was reluctant, but it would be rude not to accept such a thoughtful gift.
Lars (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Rumor has it that after defeating a ninja named Geki who had come to take his life, Lars decided to don his outfit and try to infiltrate his organization.
Alisa (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Rumor has it that after hearing that Juri is working together with M.Bison, Alisa disguised herself as Juri in the hopes of getting to the bottom of Shadaloo’s recent activities.
JACK-X (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Rumor has it that to gain more information about the sumo style of fighting, JACK-X decides to enter the sumo world. He tries to dress for the part, but somehow this makes him even more conspicuous!
Bryan (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Rumor has it that with his powers and abilities being recognized by Urien, the second in command of a mysterious organization, Bryan is brought into their ranks.
Christie (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Brainwashed by M.Bison, the leader of Shadaloo, Christie becomes a member of Bison’s special bodyguard unit, The Dolls…
Lei (Swap Costume)($0.99) – Upon hearing about the activities of a suspicious individual, apparently Lei disguised himself as that man in order to sneak into his Hong Kong dojo. …The pink unexpectedly suits him.
SF DLC Char Swap Costume Complete Pack($3.99) – A pack featuring the swap costumes for the 6 Street Fighter DLC characters. The SF cast take on the look of Tekken characters with these new outfits. Characters Included: Sakura, Blanka, Guy, Cody, Elena, Dudley Note: Please be careful not to purchase the same costume twice. This add-on content can only be used if the additional character pack has been purchased.
TK DLC Char Swap Costume Complete Pack($3.99) – A pack featuring the swap costumes for the 6 Tekken DLC characters. The TK cast takes on the look of the Street Fighter characters with these new outfits. Characters Included: Lars, Alisa, JACK-X, Bryan, Christie, Lei Note: Please be careful not to purchase the same costume twice. This add-on content can only be used if the additional character pack has been purchased.
DLC Char Swap Costume Complete Pack($5.99) – This pack features the swap costumes for the Street Fighter and Tekken DLC characters. Characters Included: Sakura, Blanka, Guy, Cody, Elena, Dudley, Lars, Alisa, JACK-X, Bryan, Christie, Lei Note: Please be careful not to purchase the same costume twice. This add-on content can only be used if the additional character pack has been purchased.
Additional Characters Pack (12 Chars)($19.99) – 12 new Street Fighter and Tekken characters join the battle! Characters Included: Sakura, Blanka, Guy, Cody, Elena, Dudley, Lars, Alisa, JACK-X, Bryan, Christie, Lei MEGA MAN and PAC-MAN are also included! Note: This add-on is exclusive content for STREET FIGHTER X TEKKEN.

LittleBigPlanet 2

Snow White Costume ($1.99) – Download this costume to dress your Sackgirl up as Disney’s Snow White! You must have LittleBigPlanet 2 in order to download and utilize this costume.
Jasmine Costume ($1.99) – Download this costume to dress your Sackgirl up as Disney’s Jasmine! You must have LittleBigPlanet 2 in order to download and utilize this costume.
Aurora Costume ($1.99) – Download this costume to dress your Sackgirl up as Disney’s Aurora! You must have LittleBigPlanet 2 in order to download and utilize this costume.
Cinderella Costume ($1.99) – Download this costume to dress your Sackgirl up as Disney’s Cinderella! You must have LittleBigPlanet 2 in order to download and utilize this costume.
Disney Princesses Costume Pack ($5.99) – Download the Disney Princesses Costume Pack to dress your Sackgirl as a lovely princess! This pack includes: -Cinderella Costume -Aurora Costume -Snow White Costume -Jasmine Costume -Disney Princesses Sticker Pack

The Expendables 2 Videogame

Barney Ross Full Upgrade ($0.99) – Fully upgraded Barney Ross skills and weapons.
Hale Caesar Full Upgrade ($0.99) – Fully upgraded Hale Caesar skills and weapons.
Gunner Jensen Full Upgrade ($0.99) – Fully upgraded Gunner Jensen skills and weapons.
Yin Yang Full Upgrade ($0.99) – Fully upgraded Yin Yang skills and weapons.
All Characters Full Upgrade ($2.99) – All characters fully upgraded skills and weapons.

Bellator MMA Onslaught

Scouting Report ($0.99) – Gain the competitive advantage by increasing your insights into your opponents stats before every online match begins with the Scouting Report!

Max Payne 3

Special Edition Pack ($1.99) – The Special Edition Pack includes the Hammerhead shotgun, G9 grenade launcher, Molotov Cocktail and classic characters like Max Payne, Mona Sax and Jack Lupino. Please Note: The Special Edition of Max Payne 3 includes this content. Add-on content, Max Payne 3 required to play. This content is part of the Rockstar Pass and will be available to Rockstar Pass purchasers in game upon release.

Risen 2 Dark Waters

A Pirate’s Clothes ($2.99) – A set of stylish items for the player including a hat, boots, trousers, a pistol and a special ring which increases the rate the player accumulates experience by 5%.
Risen 2 Dark Waters – Treasure Isle ($9.99) – Journey to an unknown island in a story quest that offers new environments to explore with many puzzles to solve, treasures to loot and mysteries to unravel.
Risen 2 Dark Waters – Air Temple ($9.99) – Uncover the mysteries of the Air Temple in this exclusive story quest line. Explore an additional island with new characters, quests and enemies.

Spec Ops: The Line

FUBAR Pack ($3.99) – Get immediate access to the Officer Class and AK47 weapon for multiplayer, as well as the FUBAR Pack of exclusive character accessories for each class. The Officer Class assists your teammates by giving you gameplay bonuses including the ability to create ammo drops, increased firepower, and increased armor.

Rock Band 3

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

  • “The End of Heartache” ($1.99) – Killswitch Engage.
  • “The End of Heartache” – Pro Guitar (In Game Only) ($0.99) – Killswitch Engage.
  • “The Arms of Sorrow” ($1.99) – Killswitch Engage.
  • “Starting Over” ($1.99) – Killswitch Engage
  • Killswitch Engage Pack 01 ($5.49) – This pack includes “Starting Over,” “The Arms of Sorrow,” and “The End of Heartache” by Killswitch Engage. Compatible with Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz.

Rock Band Network – Build your Rock Band library by purchasing song game tracks made available through Rock Band Network

  • “Until I Feel Nothing” ($1.99) – Carnifex. Compatible with Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz.
  • “Come Now Follow” ($1.99) – Amberian Dawn. Compatible with Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz.
  • “ Collide” ($1.99) – Anarchy Club. Compatible with Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz.
  • “Coming Undone” ($1.99) – Shatterglass. Compatible with Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz.
  • “Reson-8-R (Pts. I & II)” ($0.99) – Christopher J. Compatible with Rock Band 3 and Rock Band Blitz.

PS Vita Add-ons

Escape Plan

Underground Pack ($1.99) – Free from the Asylum and delivered fresh from crazy town, Lil and Laarg discover an underground railway. Could this be their ticket home? Pick up this treacherous new DLC pack to discover an entirely new labyrinth of 19 puzzles and death traps, but beware—Bakuki will stop at nothing to prevent your escape! The Underground Pack also delivers even more Challenge Modes, four new costumes, and four additional Trophies. Download it today! To use this download, you will need the Escape Plan Full Game.

Available In-Game Only (Not on PlayStation Store)

Bellator MMA Onslaught

Bellator Mma Onslaught Advanced Xp Boost ($1.99)
Bellator Mma Onslaught Attack Boost ($0.99)
Bellator Mma Onslaught Defense Boost ($0.99)
Bellator Mma Onslaught Stamina Boost ($0.99)
Bellator Mma Onslaught Xp Boost ($0.99)

DC Universe

DC Universe Butterfly Wings ($1.99)
DC Universe Online Runed Gargoyle Wings ($1.99)
DC Universe Online Turbine Jets ($1.99)

Avatars

Pure Chess Black & White Knights Avatar ($0.49)
Pure Chess Golden Knight Avatar ($0.49)
Pure Chess King Motif Avatar ($0.49)
Pure Chess Staunton Pawn Avatar ($0.49)
Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode Ii Avatar Bundle ($1.49)

Game Videos (Free)

Counter Strike Global Offensive Trailer (PSN Play 2012)
Dead Space 3 E3 Announce Trailer
Journey Collector’s Edition Official Trailer (720, 1080)
Persona 4 Arena E3 Trailer
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Aigis
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Akihiko Sanada
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Chie Satonaka
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Elizabeth
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Kanji Tatsumi
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Labrys
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Mitsuru Kirijo
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Naoto Shirogane
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Shadow Labrys
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Teddie
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Yosuke Hanamura
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Yu Narukami
Persona 4 Arena Moves Video: Yukiko Amagi
Persona 4 Arena Tutorial 1
Persona 4 Arena Tutorial 2
Rainbow Moon Dev Diary 6: Conclusion
Red Johnson’S Chronicles – One Against All Trailer
Sorcery Launch Trailer (720, 1080)
Sorcery Story Trailer (720, 1080)
Sorcery The Making Of – Part I – The Magical Technology of Move (720, 1080)
Sorcery The Making Of – Part II – A Hero’s Journey (720)
Sorcery The Making Of – Part III – The Music Behind the Myth (720, 1080)
Sorcery The Making Of – Part IV – The Creatures of Sorcery (720)
THE EXPENDABLES 2 WORLD PREMIER GAME TRAILER

PS3 Themes

1970′s Germany Static Theme ($1.49)
Abstract Dragons Static Theme ($1.49)
Abstract Summer Static Theme ($1.49)
Cowgirl Bath Time w/ Rosa Acosta Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
Little Holland Static Theme ($1.49)
Old Mine Shaft Static Theme ($1.49)
Spring Petals Static Theme ($1.49)
Summer Music Static Theme ($1.49)
Magical Toadstools Theme ($1.49)
Neon Lights Theme ($0.99)

PS3 Wallpapers

Counter Strike: GO Wallpaper 2

//Add Your Own

296 Comments   18 Replies

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+ Sevyne on July 31st, 2012 at 2:07 pm said:

Typical “Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.” response from a clueless fanboy. Sorry that I don’t play favorites to a company. If I have a problem I voice it no matter who it is to. Also if Sony can’t make good on a plan then they need to change their plan and not continue to advertise it as something they can’t truly provide. The publisher thing is Sony’s problem; It should not be made our problem.


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+ Deekman on July 31st, 2012 at 2:08 pm said:

Any chance of a PS1/PSP sale in the near future?


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+ LionFranco on July 31st, 2012 at 2:11 pm said:

And i guess that is what you dont understand. We still get new PS+ content every month, just because it is something you dont like, doesnt mean that other people dont like it. YOU are not the center of the universe, Sony doesnt cater to YOU and YOU alone.

I dont play favorites to a company, this is actually the most i have ever posted on these blogs, and most of my other posts are actually complaints, but seeing stuff like this from self entitled twitts just kinda sets me off.


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+ Ornager on July 31st, 2012 at 2:12 pm said:

There a problem eith the Crunchyroll app. After I connected to my Crunchyroll account, I went to watch an anime that looked interesting but when I start an episode of any anime, I don’t have sound.


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+ Sevyne on July 31st, 2012 at 2:16 pm said:

This isn’t just about me and it isn’t simply about it being games I don’t like. If it were simply games I do not like then I’d have no right to complain. They are giving much less than what they used to and are flat out lying and saying it’s more. Yet here we are paying the same as we did for less quantity and less quality. It’s not my fault you are gullible and braindead enough to buy into it.

Call me self entitled all you want. The internet has taught you well I see. It’s yet another typical cop-out response when you really have no valid point to make. Have fun with living in complete ignorance.


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+ LionFranco on July 31st, 2012 at 2:19 pm said:

For anyone wondering about Growlanser Vita compatibility, apparently it is currently compatible via PS3 transfer.

Ornager, try switching the inputs of your TV to another input ( like component, hdmi, etc) and then going back. That sometimes happens to me in games, and that fixes it, otherwise you might want to wait a short while and do a google search to see if others are having the same issue.


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+ daveyr41 on July 31st, 2012 at 2:21 pm said:

“Note: Due to an unforeseen complication, the Grand Theft Auto III PS2 Classic is not publishing with today’s Store post. We will update you when a new release date has been identified. We apologize for the inconvenience”

+ Morgan Haro on July 31st, 2012 at 11:20 am said:
We made a note about this at the top of the post. There were some last minute issues with getting clearance for a certain audio track in the game; but the teams at Rockstar are on it to review how to best get this title on PSN.

This is why I kept my PS2 and all my games for it, and continue to hunt for rare older games I want to play. A digital only games market will only result in this kind of disappointment in the future. Voice your concerns (through the right channels) and stand up against a digital only game market.


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+ Sevyne on July 31st, 2012 at 2:24 pm said:

@daveyr41: Smart move on keeping that old PS2 around. One of my friends was digging around in his closet and actually found his copy of Rule of Rose yesterday. Can’t tell you how jealous I was seeing that game again. Game is rare as hell, and I can guarantee that is a game that will never show up on PSN.


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+ AsiaQatar on July 31st, 2012 at 2:25 pm said:

I can’t believe there is no more Rainbow Moon DLC this week!!! COME ON!! Really?

26 separate sets of DLC in the first two weeks of the game’s release is simply NOT ENOUGH!
When I buy a $14.99 downloadable title I EXPECT, no, DEMAND an extra $62 in add-ons.
/sarcasm

Honestly I was afraid the milking would never stop. I hope none of you guys bought into that garbage. It only encourages them further.
It’s like Capcom’s Street Fighter and EA’s Tiger Woods made a greedy little child. Bravo EastAsiaSoft. You are forever on my ‘avoid’ list.


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+ daveyr41 on July 31st, 2012 at 2:26 pm said:

It’s kinda funny how the best movies come out it the summer but the games of summer kinda suck. PSN for having sub-par updates as of late. They’re just working with what they’ve got. Darksiders 2 comes out next month and hopefully that’ll hold some you folks over til we start seeing some good games again. Oh and if you’re on the fence about Dragon’s Dogma, get off of it and go spend the money! You won’t be disappointed


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+ ASILENTENIGMA on July 31st, 2012 at 2:28 pm said:

Is there any info on the Vita compatible version of GTA Chinatown Wars? I thought it was discussed during the store preview on the last blogcast. Is it up on the store, and just not talked about in the store update post? Is it something that’s coming in the near future?


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+ daveyr41 on July 31st, 2012 at 2:31 pm said:

@Sevyne I’ve never heard of that game until just now. i googled it and it’s been added to my list of hunted games
:D


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+ LionFranco on July 31st, 2012 at 2:38 pm said:

Sevyne, i’m still waiting for you to make a point, as what you are saying simply isnt true. Sometimes it may not seem like it, but we are getting just as much content as before. Have you shown me any other months before June where we got THAT much content? Just because July didnt get as much, doesnt meant that we arent going to get more in the future, and August hasnt even started yet. And betas sometimes get delayed, etc.

You seem to want everything your way, and it doesnt always work like that.


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+ Sevyne on July 31st, 2012 at 2:39 pm said:

@daveyr41: I strongly recommend it. Creepy as hell. I’d also suggest checking out Haunting Ground, but both would probably come at a high price these days. They aren’t very easy to find.


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+ efuar on July 31st, 2012 at 2:39 pm said:

Can´t wait for gta 3 and the walking dead , awesome update


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+ daveyr41 on July 31st, 2012 at 2:44 pm said:

@Sevyne yeah I haven’t seen it while hunting but I did pick up haunting grounds. I found it really cheap, like $10 in great condition


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+ darkcowboy21 on July 31st, 2012 at 2:52 pm said:

Will we look forward to a SoundShapes Demo because I still need to wrap my head around it and bring more demos for the Vita in the Years to come.


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+ Sevyne on July 31st, 2012 at 2:55 pm said:

@LionFranco: It’s not really about wanting it “my way” it’s about wanting them to continue providing at the very least the same quality they did before the format change. Here’s the thing; Since the format change it feels like we are getting less and less than before. I know all of August’s content is not revealed yet, but when you open your month with less than half of a game as your showcase you are setting a really poor mood for the rest of that month. That is something that just shouldn’t have happened.

Like I said earlier; If it is simply games I do not like or already have then that’s one thing. That is going to happen no matter what. There is no game on PSN that they could possibly release on Plus that nobody has (well maybe Amy, but I’m sure there were some suckers who bought that steaming pile). I’m okay with that. To try to pass off an incomplete game as a full game is an entirely different story though.


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+ TheIceKing001 on July 31st, 2012 at 3:00 pm said:

Any word Dawnguard yet Sony? To be honest, I don’t really see anything that is appealing to me. Pretty bummed out about no Skyrim more than anything. I’m happy for those who like the update and hope they enjoy…


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+ Gekkoton on July 31st, 2012 at 3:01 pm said:

Morgan, two Walking Dead Episodes are 2/5 of a game, it’s not a matter of perception considering you guys have already given away Sam and Max and Back to the Future COMPLETE SEASONS before.


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+ allnewfie on July 31st, 2012 at 3:03 pm said:

I gotta say you people at sony arent doing a good job with vita. week after week i read how us vita users are getting nothing. what is everyone on summer vaction there? no update for vita. what are you waiting for someone to hack the vita before putting out update? just so sick and tired of waiting and getting nothing!!


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+ ccrogers15 on July 31st, 2012 at 3:13 pm said:

Morgan Haro,

Sorry for sounding rude in my previous posts but i needed stuff answered. Now please see if you can talk to sony about getting Ape Escape on the PSone classics. Please?


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+ ElektroDragon on July 31st, 2012 at 3:15 pm said:

Funny how PS Plus updates were amazing JUST before most people’s subscriptions were about to expire. Then once most renewed, we’ve been getting zilch.

How about some Vita Plus love, maybe a discount on Escape Plan? How about some free older PSN games? One per update would suffice. Two discounts, one a game we can’t even try yet, doesn’t cut it!


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+ rkrasouski on July 31st, 2012 at 3:19 pm said:

Getting siren bloodcurse for PS+ would be really nice.Just saying…


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+ djtripd on July 31st, 2012 at 3:20 pm said:

Here we go again, just like the release of Killzone PS2 classic.

Sony, maybe it’s time to fire your staff who deal with content at the PSN store. This is the third time this year something was announced with a release date and then was held back “due to unforeseen circumstances”. It just completely amateur, if your not sure you can deliver then keep your mouths shut.

The entire Playstation division at Sony is just a complete mess. Between the content screw ups at the PSN store, the lack of cross game chat, the hack/outage of PSN last year, the non-existent PS2 classic library which took why to long to appear to the lack of promised feature on the Vita. Wake up!


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+ venneer on July 31st, 2012 at 3:27 pm said:

Extremely weak update. I don’t expect every single update to be stellar and full of content, but the lack of content in this one is staggering. I’m going to amount it around being the last update of July and you guys running out of stuff to show, so here is hoping for a kick ass update in August.
Also, you are dealing with Plus and the IGC in an awfully non-transparent way. People have no idea when games come in or out, there is no advance notice in sales or premium content. It is no wonder people feel like they are getting shafted at every turn.

Congratulations on the post formatting, though. Outstanding.


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+ sk8allday25 on July 31st, 2012 at 3:31 pm said:

wow some people ask question without even trying to find the answer in the post,and its ok that GTA 3 isn´t coming out today,its really good game and all but it totally worth waiting for a less buggy game so take your time but want think i wanna see is GTA SA now that a GTA to be hyped about.


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+ paulcarrillo226 on July 31st, 2012 at 3:35 pm said:

xD you made a typo for the avatar section update >sonic 4 ep II


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+ id_juniorBR on July 31st, 2012 at 3:43 pm said:

OH MY GOD PLEASE when it comes to TONY HAWKS PRO SKATER HD PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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+ Nitrosonic0 on July 31st, 2012 at 3:44 pm said:

YESSS!!!! FINALLY!! SONIC AVATARS!! SONY LISTENED TO ME!!! I AM COMPLETE!!! :)


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+ Evolution_ten on July 31st, 2012 at 3:48 pm said:

The Crunchyroll app is not working for me its not playing any videos and i already check with my friends and its happening to them to. just wanted to see if it was normal or was it happening to everyone.


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+ capice2003 on July 31st, 2012 at 3:51 pm said:

LOL how come blog managers dont have a plus account!?……


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+ sk8allday25 on July 31st, 2012 at 3:57 pm said:

@183 umh maybe because they aren´t sign in with psn ID.durhh.


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+ Anti-Steven on July 31st, 2012 at 4:03 pm said:

Hey Morgan, I wish you could talk more about what’s coming for plus. I get why companies wouldn’t want to impede sales for those games up to when they come out on plus. At the moment I don’t see enough for me to want to renew. I don’t see why you couldn’t at least say if the we are getting a full game in August. I know the EU guys let everyone know that much. Best of luck to you.


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+ Anti-Steven on July 31st, 2012 at 4:04 pm said:

I understand how you’re putting out info, but I have an idea to help you from repeating yourself over and over in the comments. When you do the first plus post of the month, put some mystery icons of stuff coming up later in the month. For example, this month would have been the walking dead games in the picture along with two question mark icons (maybe with what type they are PSN or full game if you’re feeling generous). That should help with the anticipation thing you wanted to have and prevent people from thinking that those games are all their getting.


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+ ImprisonedTitan on July 31st, 2012 at 4:11 pm said:

I’ll hold off buying Sound Shapes until it comes to the Vita since it feels more like a Vita game to me.


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+ Feisar on July 31st, 2012 at 4:14 pm said:

This Vita dryspell is starting to get a little bit too dry for my taste.

Wasn’t LBP Vita supposed to be out June / July ? What happened to that ?


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+ MrBeatdown on July 31st, 2012 at 4:53 pm said:

@Anti-Steven

I love that idea. I suggested something similar. It would be nice if we could at least get an idea as to the amount of content that is coming and when, as opposed to being completely left in the dark.

I clicked on the PS+ post expecting to see two or three new games for the Instant Game Collection. Seeing WD as the lone free game is nothing but underwhelming. And it’s kind of annoying that we no longer know what to expect when it comes to updates. Why is it that only one game is announced, instead of the usual full set of games for the first update of the month? If I’m paying for a service, I want some consistency.

A few question mark graphics, maybe with a clarification as to whether it is a full game or a PSN game, and when we can expect it would go a long way in avoiding the damage control in the comments.


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+ Superstone on July 31st, 2012 at 4:54 pm said:

Show some Vita love!!!!!!!!!! PSone classics, PS2 classics, anything


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+ TomySakazaki on July 31st, 2012 at 4:58 pm said:

I have only one thing to ask from SONY, please add a option to search or sort our download list. I have some DLC that aren’t available through PS Store, only download list, and I couldn’t find some of them (mainly those GT5 stealth cars).


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+ monguja2012 on July 31st, 2012 at 5:07 pm said:

Still nothing for the PS Vita??? How disappointing ! When will Sony release some qames for the Vita already? Since Metal Gear Solid nothing even worth downloading has been released, there are like 3 reasonably good games for the system (MGS, Mortal Kombat, Uncharted) all the rest is crap. I did not buy the Vita to play PSP and PS one games. Honestly if I knew its going to be like this I would not even have bought it. And also the facbook and youtube and skype applications could use an update seriously ! They are absolutely worthless, you cant even send message on Skype , cant filter video search results on youtube, cant search for people on Facebook just to name a few flows… Come on Sony!!!! WTF!!!


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+ monguja2012 on July 31st, 2012 at 5:09 pm said:

Do something!!! Make some games, or refund the people who bought PS Vitas!


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+ lisatsunami on July 31st, 2012 at 5:16 pm said:

@170, there is no concrete release date for Dawnguard. Bethesda merely announced this week that patch 1.7 was ready & would be going to Sony sometime this week. Yes, they are at least as nebulous as Sony when it comes to dates. Patch 1.7 will include patch 1.6 which PS3 never got, which was the patch that readied the Xbox for getting DG last month.

So, it sounds like a couple weeks until the patch & then Dawnguard sometime shortly thereafter. Yes, it’s buggy. It would be wise to finish the main quest first, & to start doing & keeping manual saves, just in case you have the misfortune of picking up some of the many bugs.


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+ onslaughtree on July 31st, 2012 at 5:17 pm said:

I’m putting up big scores with Treasures of Montezuma Blitz…Holla at ya boy. Also luvin Hot Shots Golf:WI and just started playing alot of Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack ….Long Train rides+Vita= Happy times…..Keep on Gaming.


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+ HighRule on July 31st, 2012 at 5:21 pm said:

-Morgan Haro-

Not sure who to ask about this, but you might be able to help point me in the direction.

Is there any way to get a better “Download List” interact function? Like having a sort feature or something else to make it easier to find items you’ve downloaded, instead of scrolling down through hundreds of items.


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+ Ecto1BJZ on July 31st, 2012 at 5:23 pm said:

Hey Morgan,

Just picked up Expendables and Castle Crashers. I’ve always been a fan of those types of games among others. I have a request and I think many would share my request. I would love to see more mutli- player arcade style games with drop in/out online and local play. Any chance of getting some more of the classic arcade games with those added features in the coming months on PSN? I would love to see arcade classics like Sunset Riders, Ninja Baseball Batman, Battle Toads, Bucky O’Hare, Timber, Alien vs. Predator or the 2 TMNT classic arcade titles. I have enjoyed X-Men, the Simpsons, House of the Dead 4, Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection, and Dragon’s Lair. I also plan to purchase Double Dragon Neon & WWE Wrestlefest on release. I also heard there is also a Caveman Ninja remake in the works. I think there is a large fanbase for titles like these and I think they will continue to sell well. Thanks for hearing out my request and continue the great work!


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+ Cyber_Goth_Night on July 31st, 2012 at 5:36 pm said:

i love Crunchyroll but it need to be fix it kick me off if try to watch somthing else


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+ KOTTENMOUTH04 on July 31st, 2012 at 5:51 pm said:

Why do we have a PLAYSTATION blog for. When we all ask for something and you all don’t give a damm what we think or what we want. They need to get people that know what to do their jobs at SONY. You all say one thing and do something else.Like the vita you put the system to be a great thing to buy. But there is no games or good apps..SONY IN ORDER TO MAKE MONEY YOU HAVE TO SPEND IT.. lissen to what we want not what you think we want..


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+ SpooNManX on July 31st, 2012 at 5:53 pm said:

I hate to say it, but there really isn’t anything to interest me this week as a Plus member.
Hey, it happens! :P

Instead of using this space to complain, I would like to ask a question if I can.

Is Pulse gone for good? I enjoyed that (along with Qore), but now that Qore is gone, killing off Pulse
seems like a really bad idea. These are the things that set Sony apart from the competition.
It was well produced and I always looked forward to it. Christina Lee being very hot had nothing to do with it (ok.. I lied).

Seriously though, you better start CPR because WE NEED A PULSE!!!


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+ SpooNManX on July 31st, 2012 at 5:59 pm said:

ALso, I haven’t been able to find ANYHERE..

Can someone please tell me if The Expendables 2 game has 4 player online Co-Op play for sure?

I figured it must being a Ubisoft game and a perfect style game for 4 player co-op (as Renegade Ops was),
but the descriptions only state “4-Player Co-op action” Instead of the
usual “4-Player Co-op local or online action”

The official “Key Features” doesn’t even once mention online compatible.


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