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Grace Chen's Avatar + Posted by Grace Chen on Jan 15, 2013 // Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

PS3 Full Games

DMC Devil May Cry ($59.99)
In a society corrupted by demons only The Order can see the world for what it really is. Join Dante in the ultimate experience of stylish action chain together combo after combo with panache and dispatch demonic spawn back to hell. Call upon unimaginable powers combined with Dante’s epic arsenal of weapons: sword, scythe, axe, pistols and more. Face your demons…
ESRB: M // File Size: 6.5 GB
Angry Birds Trilogy ($39.99)
Angry Birds is taking flight for the first time ever and crashing on PlayStation 3 systems everywhere! Includes: 3 Best-Selling Angry Birds games and 19 exclusive levels.
ESRB: E // File Size: 1.8 GB

PSP Games

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows ($19.99)
A series of eight lengthy vignettes expanding and elaborating on the 2011 cult horror classic “Corpse Party.” Taking place before, during and after events from its predecessor, Book of Shadows seeks to answer the questions, what if, what then, and what now? New point-and-click adventure style gameplay, binaural 3D audio with original Japanese voices, dozens of endings and tons of unlockable extras will keep players awake for many nights to come.
ESRB: M //File Size: 1.1 GB

PS Vita Apps

PlayStation Store Update 1-15-2013

Wake-Up Club (Free)
Add some excitement to your morning! Wake-up Club is a socially connected alarm clock application for your PS Vita. With it, you and up to 11 friends can challenge each other to wake up and complete short mini-games at a set time.
File Size: 105 MB

Added to Vita Storefront

  • Corpse Party: Book of Shadows (PSP game)
  • Disney Pixar A Bug’s Life (PS1 game)
  • Disney Pixar Toy Story 2 (PS1 game)
  • Disney Pixar Toy Story Racer (PS1 game)
  • Disney Pixar Monsters Inc. Scream Team (PS1 game)

PSP Bundles

Farm Frenzy Bountiful Harvest Pack ($5.99)
Never before has this much farming fun been packed into a single bundle and at a price this low! Enjoy hours of hilarious time management action when you buy the Farm Frenzy Bountiful Harvest Pack!
ESRB: E //File Size: 82.6 MB
Montezuma Well-Rounded Player Bundle ($3.99)
The Well-Rounded Player bundle from Alawar Entertainment offers countless hours of entertainment! Collect gems in the jungle and then go platform-hopping around the world as you guide Snowy home!
ESRB: E //File Size: 57.2 MB

PS2 Classics

Siren ($9.99)
Explore the occult and experience incredible terror in the town of Hanuda.
ESRB: M //File Size: 4.3 GB
Disgaea: Hour of Darkness ($9.99)
The king of the Netherworld is dead. Join his son, Laharl, as he embarks on a quest to take his rightful place on the throne in this tactical RPG.
ESRB: E10+ //File Size: 1.2 GB

PlayStation Store Highlights

This week on the Store you can purchase the newest version of Devil May Cry — DmC. The ever-popular Angry Birds also launches onto the Store with Angry Birds Trilogy, which comes with 19 exclusive levels. If you enjoyed the PSP game Corpse Party you’ll be happy to hear that Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is now available for you to download on either your PSP or PS Vita.

PS Plus members will receive Darksiders for free this week along with a discount on Stardrone Extreme.

As always, please leave your thoughts in the comments below. You can also chat about this update in the PlayStation Community Forums.

PlayStation Plus

PlayStation Store Update 1-15-2013

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Instant Game Collection

Darksiders

Discount

Stardrone Extreme (50%) – PS Plus Price: $2.00

Last Chance (Leaving on 1/22)

Exclusive Beta – God of War Ascension
Free Add-On – NCAA Football 13: Recent Winners Pack
Discount – Eufloria
PS Vita Instant Game Collection – Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions

Price Change

  • Dungeon Hunter Alliance – PS Vita Game (now: $26.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Lumines Electronic Symphony – PS Vita Game (now: $26.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Orgarhythm – PS Vita Game (now: $19.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Rayman Origins – PS Vita Game (now: $26.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Sumioni: Demon Arts – PS Vita Game (now: $14.99 original price: $19.99)

Sales

  • Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter – PS Mini (now: $1.49 original price: $3.99)
  • Carnivores: Ice Age – PS Mini (now: $1.49 original price: $3.99)
  • Derrick the Deathfin – PS3 Game (now: $5.99 original price: $7.99)
  • Droplitz – PS3 Game (now: $4.99 original price: $9.99)

PS Vita Add-ons

Wake-Up Club
  • Color Theme Pack ($0.25)

PS3 Add-ons

Borderlands 2
  • Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt ($9.99, free for Season Pass holders) – In Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, players will enter an uncharted territory deep in the swamps of Pandora where a massive Hyperion ship has crashed. The wreckage is rumored to have stockpiles of loot. But watch out, mutated creatures, and armies of savages also have an interest in the ship.
Dance Magic
  • Outfits 1 ($1.99) – Outfits and weapon sets for all characters.
Far Cry 3
  • Deluxe DLC Bundle ($9.99) – Get even more insanity with the Far Cry 3 Deluxe Bundle. Includes six single-player missions, four rare animals to hunt, a bow and flare gun for multiplayer, and all other previously released retail bonuses in The Monkey Business Pack, The Lost Expeditions, The Warrior Pack, and The Predator Pack.
  • High-Tides Co-Op (Free) – The co-op story is far from over. The High Tides DLC pack includes two new story chapters for Far Cry 3 co-op. Hoyt’s privateers have ambushed the four survivors and taken them hostage. It’s up to you and your friends to escape an underground prison and find a way off this island of insanity. Also includes four new character skins.
Gran Turismo 5
  • 2014 Corvette Stingray Final Prototype (Free) – This DLC adds the 2014 Corvette Stingray Final Prototype ’13 to ‘Gran Turismo 5′. In January 2013, the final prototype of the next generation Corvette was unveiled on the eve of the Detroit International Motor Show. With this car you can share in on the excitement of development engineers, until its actual production starts in the latter half of 2014.
Rock Band 3
  • A Bridge That Will Burn ($0.99) – Moving Picture Show
  • Don’t Talk to Strangers ($1.99) – Rick Springfield
  • Fragments ($1.99) – Serianna
  • Inheritors ($1.99) – Serianna
  • I’ve Done Everything For You ($1.99) – Rick Springfield
  • Jessie’s Girl ($1.99) – Rick Springfield
  • Monday Night Football ($1.99) – John Parr
  • The Distance ($0.99) – Drugstore Fanatics
  • Rick Springfield Pack 01 ($5.49) – Includes ‘Don’t Talk to Strangers,’ ‘I’ve Done Everything for You,’ and ‘Jessie’s Girl’
RockSmith
  • Alive ($2.99) – Pearl Jam
  • Cliffs of Dover ($2.99) – Eric Johnson
  • No Rain ($2.99) – Blind Melon
  • Pearl Jam Song Pack ($7.99) – Includes Play ‘Black’, ‘Jeremy’, and ‘Alive’

PS3 Themes

  • Army Strong Dynamic Theme – $2.99
  • Army Strong Sunset Dynamic Theme – $2.99
  • Bitchin’ BMX Static Theme – $1.99
  • BMX Action Static Theme – $1.99
  • BMX Beasts Static Theme – $1.99
  • Create by Studio Output Dynamic Theme – $2.99
  • Dazed and Confused Dynamic Theme – $2.99
  • INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US THEME – $0.99
  • LittleBigPlanet 2 2013 Calendar – $1.99
  • Sasha Static Theme – $1.99
Wallpapers
  • BIG SKY INFINITY WALLPAPER 2 (Free)
  • KNYTT UNDERGROUND WALLPAPER 1 (Free)

PS3 Avatars

  • Sound Shapes Avatar Pack $1.75
  • Sound Shapes Guitar Walker Avatar $0.49
  • Sound Shapes Music Box Avatar $0.49
  • Sound Shapes Player Blue Avatar $0.49
  • Sound Shapes Player Brown Avatar $0.49
  • Sound Shapes Record Player Avatar $0.49

Game Videos (Free)

  • Battlefield 3: Aftermath Launch Trailer
  • Battlefield 3: Aftermath Premiere Trailer
  • Fuse Trailer ‘The Dalton Rules’
  • The Cave Character Trailer
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown – Slingshot Trailer

Available In-Game Only (Not on PlayStation Store)

NCAA Football 2013
  • Under Armor Uniform Pack 3 — ($1.99, $1.79 for EASST users)
Real Steel
  • Real Steel Trial: Carapace Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Cheetah V2 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Clunky Arm Lv.5 (L) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Clunky Arm Lv.5 (R) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Clunky Legs Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Colossus Fluid — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Crusted Arm Lv.5 (L) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Crusted Arm Lv.5 (R) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Head Defender — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Insectas Glove Lv.5 (L) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Insectas Glove Lv.5 (R) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Juggerjuice Supra — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Monster Fist Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Neck Cracker — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Omega Release — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Outlaw 4s — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Picket Fist Lv.5 (L) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Picket Fist Lv.5 (R) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Power Reprocessor — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Powerhouse R-50 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Real Steel: Monster Fist Lv.5 (R) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Scrapheap Arm Lv.5 (L) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Scrapheap Arm Lv.5 (R) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Scrapheap Body Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Scrapheap Head Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Scrapheap Lv.5 Full Parts Set — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Super Power Reprocessor — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Titantrol 2.0 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Weevil Head Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Weevil Legs Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Weevil Lv.5 Full Parts Set — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Zelezo Arm Lv.5 (L) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Zelezo Body Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Zelezo Hand Lv.5 (L) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Zelezo Hand Lv.5 (R) — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Zelezo Head Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Zelezo Legs Lv.5 — $1.99
  • Real Steel Trial: Zelezo Lv.5 Full Parts Set — $9.99
Rock Band 3
  • I’ve Done Everything For You ($0.99) – Pro Guitar – Rick Springfield
  • Jessie’s Girl ($0.99) – Pro Guitar – Rick Springfield

PlayStation Store Update 01-15-13 Frequently Asked Questions

  • I pre-ordered my copy of DMC, however, when I try to play it, it says that I need to renew my license. How do I fix?
    Due to a fix with allowing pre-order customers to get the bonus content, you may need to go back in the PlayStation Store and click ‘Download’ on the DMC game page. You don’t need to redownload if it’s already on your PS3. Just click the download button and that should ‘renew your license’.

//Add Your Own

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+ Ftwrthtx on January 15th, 2013 at 2:14 pm said:

Nice Update!


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+ DarkOne_PR on January 15th, 2013 at 2:14 pm said:

Any News in PS2 classics being able to be played on the vita? :)

Can u guys PLS bring Star Ocean Till the end of Time to psn?


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+ Zerocaps on January 15th, 2013 at 2:16 pm said:

See you next week Ni No Kuni


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+ vanwinkle on January 15th, 2013 at 2:17 pm said:

Oh my goodness, the price drops on Vita games are hilarious. I thought they would have been at least somewhat substantial. Cracks me up. It becomes more and more clear how little Sony cares about Vita each and every new PS Store update.


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+ Alenth26 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:17 pm said:

Contra Shattered Soldier for PS2 classics please :)


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+ DarkOne_PR on January 15th, 2013 at 2:17 pm said:

BTW im getting a problem with Re-downloading the 2 games sony gave for the psn downtime to my new
500GB HDD after i download them they say “pls connect the psp or vita to the ps3 and copy the content” LOL!

Can someone give some insight to this? The games are dead nation and wipeout. :(


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+ MatheusRuggeri on January 15th, 2013 at 2:18 pm said:

Free DLC for Far Cry 3 – Awesome, thanks Ubisoft.


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+ Nevi901 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:18 pm said:

Hope to see more PSOne Classics on Vita in the near future.


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+ DEATHSCYTHE3110 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:18 pm said:

Corpse Party!!!!!!!


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+ kamikazm on January 15th, 2013 at 2:19 pm said:

Hi Morgan, I know you mentioned that you don’t have much information about when other publishers schedule games for release on PSN. But I was wondering if you had any info on the following SCEA games:

Gran Turismo 5
God Of War III
Uncharted 3
Heavy Rain

I ‘m pretty sure these games would be quickly welcomed by everyone.


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    + Morgan Haro on January 15th, 2013 at 4:18 pm said:

    We’re always looking for great content to add to the PS3 Full Games section, but for now, don’t have any news on those; but they’re all certainly great games.


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+ Darth_Raww on January 15th, 2013 at 2:19 pm said:

I still would like to see Konami put a sale on the Castlevania LoS DLC like they did for the UK…


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+ DuoMaxwell007 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:20 pm said:

based on the “leaving soon” list looks like no new PS3 game next week which means no new PS3 game until Feb


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+ disturbedlord7 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:21 pm said:

Finally an alarm clock app for my vita!!!!!!!!!


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+ MosesUnspoken on January 15th, 2013 at 2:22 pm said:

Finally Disgaea! A game worthy of the title PS2 Classic.

Hope to see more great classics come to PSN. (Digital Devil Saga, anyone?)


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    + Morgan Haro on January 15th, 2013 at 4:19 pm said:

    Spent wayyyy too many hours on Disgaea back in the day =). If anything XCOM was the latest game to scratch that same itch; but this is a great addition to the PS2 Classics library for sure.


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+ KazeEternal on January 15th, 2013 at 2:22 pm said:

LMAO 40 dollars for Angry Birds Trilogy LOL OMG go back to iPhone.


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+ Sonicfan11589 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:22 pm said:

i’m just curious, whatever happened to updating the PS blog share?


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+ HIhi2442 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:22 pm said:

Darksiders and Wake-Up Club for me this week.


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+ Nineduce12 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:23 pm said:

I’d Love to see Better Avatars. Does anyone even buy these??


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+ omega_alpha-619 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:23 pm said:

Thank you for the FREE ’14 Corvette Stingray PD and Sony!! <3


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+ Slaughter_007 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:24 pm said:

Great Update Team… Would we ever get Ps1 or Ps2 classics as a plus feature like we did on PS1 games in past? or is it going to rotate every now and then?? Again good work Going to pick up Darksiders
Also any news on more Video Apps coming out to NA users Such as hbo go app or so?? Or is it still hush hush lol


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+ KrisButtar on January 15th, 2013 at 2:24 pm said:

darksiders is 10GB
THANKS FOR THE UPDATE


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+ supvic on January 15th, 2013 at 2:25 pm said:

still no decent sales again this week.. haven’t bought anything for weeks.


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+ gamerdude_74 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:25 pm said:

i hoped the vita games had better discounts but hey….


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+ Satnamji on January 15th, 2013 at 2:26 pm said:

Very slow week for sales on PS3 games apparently.


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+ mzingarelli on January 15th, 2013 at 2:27 pm said:

Great box with the PS+ Info. I’m sure that now I won’t forget to check the “Last Chance” section. Thank you!


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    + Grace Chen on January 15th, 2013 at 3:27 pm said:

    Thanks. Yes, we hope you find it easy to get to the Last Chance section in the store.


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+ snakeeyes211 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:28 pm said:

Nice a very nice update :-) Morgan just a suggestion hopefully you can get the team to work out a discount on the unfinished Swan thanks I like always see you next week


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+ BDB1324 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:29 pm said:

Any news on when hyperballoid dlc will be back on the PlayStation store. I am wanting to buy it but can’t find it anywhere


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+ Chopper3233 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:30 pm said:

Corpse Party YES FINNALLY


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+ SalMoriarty on January 15th, 2013 at 2:30 pm said:

Forty bucks for Angry Birds? I just threw up on the floor.


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+ southparkmayor on January 15th, 2013 at 2:32 pm said:

Wow. Angry birds is $40. This is why your stock is so mediocre sony. The mobile platform is killing you. You are not competitive.


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+ HyperFlash on January 15th, 2013 at 2:34 pm said:

Could you fix the Tropy sync it’s been incredibly slow since i bought SEGA vintage collation monster world


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+ ResistanceGTA on January 15th, 2013 at 2:35 pm said:

Grace/Morgan,

Whoever decided on putting the Plus stuff in a highlighted box, excellent choice. Nice way to draw attention, maybe have a few less questions on what’s leaving and what not.

All in all, not the greatest update, but it is January. Liking the Plus stuff, and the DLCs for this week are right up my alley, with borderlands and far cry 3. Hope to hear some candid reviews from the blog team about DmC before I pick it up.


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    + Grace Chen on January 15th, 2013 at 3:25 pm said:

    Thanks, glad you like it. The Blog team (Sid and Justin) did it.


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    + Justin Massongill on January 15th, 2013 at 3:45 pm said:

    Thanks! I’ve been wanting to find a better way to highlight the Plus content in each Store update, and I think this serves that purpose pretty well.

    As for DmC, I can’t speak to it personally but Sid has been talking about how much he likes it. Not to mention reviews on the ‘net have been praising it nearly universally, so I think it’s a safe bet. :)


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+ Slaughter_007 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:35 pm said:

@31 wow really Sony dont control Publishers pricing.. It is 3 games for 39.99 i believe that is a great buy for ps3 platform. Remember Sony don’t always set the price’s The publisher and Developer needs to make money, so it is their team that sets the price..


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+ ShatteredRaven77 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:36 pm said:

Nothing exciting really. I guess I’m just waiting for AC3 DLC and Killzone Mercenary.

KILLZONE MERCENARY!!!


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+ Kikowz on January 15th, 2013 at 2:37 pm said:

Angry Birds Trilogy $39.99

LOL


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+ Broccosparagus on January 15th, 2013 at 2:37 pm said:

Please bring Pangya Fantasy Golf (PSP) onto the Playstation Network, it may be a golf game, but it’s a damn good one. The coding behind it is wonderful. The gameplay is good, LOADS of customization, features both a story / mulitplayer modes, you can use bombs as golf balls, you can be a demon, bear, and a bunch of other characters, you can golf on magical floating islands, or in HELL. It’s just really good. I have it in UMD format but unfortunately it isn’t on the PSN where I’d re-buy it so I can once again enjoy it but on my Vita.


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+ KrisButtar on January 15th, 2013 at 2:37 pm said:

i also think the NEAR app for the vita would be cool on the ps3/ps4 as im sure people living in big apartment buildings dont know all their neighbors.


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+ acousticghelo on January 15th, 2013 at 2:38 pm said:

good to have darsiders for free..

any news for No ni kuni digital released?


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    + Morgan Haro on January 15th, 2013 at 4:20 pm said:

    The Blog will be the first to update you on any news such as this, so watch this space!


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+ BlueBl1zzard on January 15th, 2013 at 2:40 pm said:

Wooo! Definitely got Wake Up Club!


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+ ImaFREEZEtheRoom on January 15th, 2013 at 2:42 pm said:

Will Ni No Kuni be on the PSStore when released?


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+ KamuiFuciro on January 15th, 2013 at 2:43 pm said:

Oh! Shasha Grey theme


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+ Dr_letzshake on January 15th, 2013 at 2:46 pm said:

Thank you Sony for Disgaea: Hour of Darkness (PS3) and Corpse Party: Book of Shadows for the VITA. Will i ever see Metal Gear Solid Portable ops or any of the ACID game come to VITA? those are the ones I’m waiting for especially.


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+ togue on January 15th, 2013 at 2:48 pm said:

Angry Birds Trilogy ($39.99)

What is Rovio smoking?


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+ ps_n_blog_ac on January 15th, 2013 at 2:50 pm said:

@38

that’s pretty risky if you live in a bad neighborhood… XD and scary


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+ The_Dukenator on January 15th, 2013 at 2:50 pm said:

@2 Depends on the licensing.

@30 @ 31 Its available on disc as well. I’m sick of Angry Birds.


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+ franky_boyzz on January 15th, 2013 at 2:51 pm said:

wake up club is really cool ,it make your vita show the time always ,it never close and that I love it !!!!
darkisder yeah cool choice ! was hopping to get my hand on DMC but the son of sparda !!! ill wait for that im a collectioner
PS VITA I LOVE YOU BABY


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+ dsigns209 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:51 pm said:

Wake up club. Finally! Now where’s Ecolibrium & Travel Bug?


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+ The_Dukenator on January 15th, 2013 at 2:54 pm said:

@25 The store has a Leaving Soon section in PS+. Check that often.

@18 PS+ users get some free avatars. This one I have atm was part of a bundle that I bought using a code from the Journey Collector’s Edition. Might change it.


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+ purse317 on January 15th, 2013 at 2:55 pm said:

Seriously blog hosters I have to ask what incentive is their for me to pre-order a game from the ps store. I don’t get a midnight release, no small discount on the game, nothing to make me really want to buy the game online early.

I live on the east coast suppose I brought DmC pre-ordered from the store I wouldn’t be able to play it until 7 or 8pm EST or I canjust buy the game from any local retailer at 10am.

Will this issue be addressed


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    + Grace Chen on January 15th, 2013 at 3:32 pm said:

    Thanks for your feedback. There are different incentives depending on the game. Oftentimes, games that are pre-ordered on PlayStation Store will be released/playable at midnight Pacific Time. We are working on making that more consistent for everyone.


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