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The Drop: Week of September 3rd 2012 New Releases

Rey Gutierrez's Avatar + Posted by Rey Gutierrez on Sep 02, 2012 // Senior Social Media Specialist

On PSN this week, s one of the most praised franchises in the past decade, BioShock introduces gamers into an exciting world filled with fascinating characters, intelligent enemies and complex moral choices that define the foundation of the game world. With its rich story, meticulous attention to visual detail, tense action and infinite replay value, BioShock delivers the perfect blend of storytelling and first person action.

In Zen Pinball 2, players will enjoy cross-platform entitlement and any Zen Pinball 2 purchase will entitle players to both the PS3 and PS Vita versions at no additional charge. Enjoy this week’s The Drop.

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BioShock – BioShock is a narrative-driven action experience that allows players to do the impossible as they journey through an amazing, immersive and terrifying world. Caught between powerful forces and hunted down by genetically mutated citizens, the player will come to grips with the mysterious and fascinating world of Rapture, a distinct Art Deco underwater utopia gone mad. BioShock not only challenges the players’ capacity to adapt and survive, but brings to question their values and commitment to the inhabitants of Rapture. With smart and adaptive AI, no encounter ever plays out the same, while numerous customization options provide gamers with an experience that adapts to their playing style.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – Co-developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, Modern Warfare 3 delivers a full assault on gamers’ senses, including an intense single-player campaign that picks up immediately following the events of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and escalates into World War 3, as well as groundbreaking upgrades to the beloved Special Ops like the all-new Survival Mode. Special Ops serves as the perfect springboard to Modern Warfare 3′s re-imagined multiplayer, featuring the series’ trademark visceral gun-on-gun combat, a revamped pointstreak system with the introduction of “Strike Packages,” devastating new modes like “Kill Confirmed” and other gameplay enhancements, new features and a bevy of new weapons, equipment, and perks.

The House of the Dead: Overkill Extended Cut – It’s survival horror as it’s never been seen before! The House of the Dead: Overkill is a pulp-style take on the classic SEGA light-gun shooter series. The game takes place as Special Agent G — the hero of The House Of The Dead series — is given his first assignment fresh out

of the AMS academy. Teamed up with hard-boiled Detective Washington, they are sent to investigate stories of mysterious disappearances in small-town Louisiana. Little do they know what blood-soaked mutant depravity awaits them in the streets and swamps of Bayou City…

The Extended Cut of The House of the Dead: Overkill presents the game for the first time in full HD with 3D support and PlayStation Move compatibility on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.With all seven stages of the original re-mastered and two brand new scenarios added to this gruesome shooter, the ‘baddest’ just got bigger!

Zen Pinball 2 (Also on PS Vita) – The sequel to the popular pinball game by Zen Studios, Zen Pinball 2 features an abundance of exciting new features and updates, making it the premiere pinball platform on PS3 and PS Vita.

Demos

  • Rainbow Moon

PlayStation 2 Classic

Suzuki TT Superbikes: Real Road Racing Championship – Suzuki TT Superbikes features more than 50 vehicles from all over the world, and includes the world famous 37.73 mile Isle of Mann racetrack. For the highest level of realism possible, the course itself has been mapped using data supplied by the government and data captured by the development team. In addition to the traditional racing, the game also features a “Mad Sunday” mode that brings riders from all over the world to test their chops on the mountain. Supplementary modes, such as two-player split-screen and sidecar multiplayer are also included, as are bikes from all classes — from 125cc all the way to the F1 1000ccs!

[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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+ Jvhellraiser14 on September 4th, 2012 at 2:50 pm said:

Sorry if i offended anyone with my last comment,
Iam pretty stress out on the way Psone titles are being
Release so slow on the Psvita Store,i dont want Sony
To forget on the Psone releases one thing Sony should
Have in mind that things always come out right if u do one
Thing at a time instead of 2 at a time,u cant take other
releases if u haven’t finish the first release u start. cause
You’ll forget about it,by this time Sony should have already
Release around 60 titles on the Psvita Store. AND NO I DONT
HAVE A PS3 to transfer games like eveyone that has one is doing.


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+ Epiksol on September 4th, 2012 at 2:52 pm said:

I happy to see games (even the older ones) being offered digitally on the PSN store. I’ve been over physical media for quite some time now.

I only wish there was a way to trade in my physical game library for codes to be able to download the digital equivalent on PSN.


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+ cortiz2092000 on September 4th, 2012 at 3:54 pm said:

I gotta say what’s taking the updateso long -_- there’s isn’t much to the list this week :/


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+ bigimpactpooch on September 4th, 2012 at 4:02 pm said:

it’s 7pm! Still no update! Ahhhh I want to play borderlands wahhhh


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+ ASC2175 on September 4th, 2012 at 4:02 pm said:

@155 Agreed, I just want my Rock Band DLC and whatever I can buy with the 2 bucks I’ll have left.


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+ Skiedragon81 on September 4th, 2012 at 4:11 pm said:

@155-157
I agree and its kinda annoying… i want my borderlands


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+ JTStarkiller on September 4th, 2012 at 7:45 pm said:

Can anyone confirm the file size of the House of the Dead: Overkill download?


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+ ultrANIL07 on September 5th, 2012 at 3:15 am said:

More classics please!


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+ DarkSandStorms on September 9th, 2012 at 2:43 pm said:

What timezone are these timestamps in?


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