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The Drop: Week of March 25th 2013 New Releases

Rey Gutierrez's Avatar + Posted by Rey Gutierrez on Mar 24, 2013 // Senior Social Media Specialist

Indebted to the wrong people, and with his life on the line, hired gun Booker DeWitt has only one opportunity to wipe his slate clean. He must rescue Elizabeth, a mysterious girl imprisoned since childhood and locked up in the flying city of Columbia.

Forced to trust one another, Booker and Elizabeth form a powerful bond during their daring escape. Together, they learn to harness an expanding arsenal of weapons and abilities, as they fight on zeppelins in the clouds, along high-speed Sky-Lines, and down in the streets of Columbia, all while surviving the threats of the air-city and uncovering its dark secret. Bioshock Infinite comes to PS3 on Blu-ray and PSN on this week’s The Drop.

bioshockinfiniteBioshock Infinite

(Also on PSN) – Welcome to the city of Columbia. Floating amongst the clouds, cruising far above sea level, this is a place unlike any you’ve ever seen. Please enjoy your voyage…

The third game in the popular Bioshock series, BioShock Infinite breaks away from the underwater setting of the first two games to take players into a floating city held aloft by dirigibles. The game is set in 1912. You play as Booker DeWitt, a disgraced former private detective who’s picked up a new case. Your goal is to find Elizabeth, a young woman who’s gone missing and return her unharmed. The only problem is that she’s being kept on this flying city. Columbia was once a symbol of America’s success as a nation, floating around the world as a traveling World’s Fair, a marvel of human innovation. But strange things have happened since Columbia’s unveiling in 1900, and now the city has disappeared into the clouds. DeWitt knows how to find it, but over the years stories have been told about Columbia having unlawful heavy armament and deranged citizenry. Do not expect this to be a pleasure cruise.

armyoftwo10boxart_160hArmy of Two: The Devil’s Cartel (Also on PSN) – In Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel Players find themselves on the deadly streets of Mexico as Alpha and Bravo, two operatives working for Tactical Worldwide Operations (T.W.O.), a PMC outfit that drops them in the middle of a drug war conflict for an assignment full of corruption and deceit. With the ability to unleash the power of ultimate destruction, players will need to work together as their objectives unravel, allegiances begin to blur and they face off against a ruthless opposition.

Featuring both online and split-screen co-op, Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel gives players the chance to distinguish themselves from their friends by providing a deeper and more advanced upgrade and customization system. From the mask that protects them in battle to the very weapons that keep them alive, players can customize their own Alpha and Bravo to create the deadliest mercenary team as they see fit.

Tiger-Woods-PGA-Tour-2014_US_RP_PS3boxart_160hTiger Woods PGA Tour 14 (PS Move Compatible / Also PSN) – Fans are able to battle nine of the greatest golf legends of all time in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14. AN all-new game mode called Legends of the Majors gives players a chance to travel back through time and relive the rich history of golf by matching up against the sport’s greatest legends, including Seve Ballesteros, Ben Hogan, Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Sam Snead, Lee Trevino and Tiger Woods. Players can work their way through these legends in various eras and take each of them down to earn their own seat at the table of golf legends.

Hoisting the Claret Jug, breaking Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 major victories and slipping on the coveted Green Jacket are now all within a player’s reach. In Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 14 users, for the first time in franchise history, have a chance to go for the Grand Slam by playing historical events in all four majors, the Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, The Open Championship and the PGA Championship.

Machinarium

(PS Vita) – Machinarium is an indie game project created and released by Amanita Design. A puzzle / adventure game, this game focuses on a little robot who’s been thrown out to the scrap yard behind the city who must return and confront the Black Cap Brotherhood and save his robot-girl friend.

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A-Men – A-men is a logic-based puzzle-platforming game focused on thought provoking puzzle scenarios, absorbing entertainment, and a charmingly classic art-style. March across four themed worlds and 40 complex action puzzle stages, using wits and quick movements to avoid dangers and unleash traps on foes who patrol your path.

PlayStation Move Fitness – Step into your own high-tech gym and start burning calories with your personal trainer. Grab two PlayStation Move motion controllers and work out in an enjoyably active training programme tailored just for you. Hit targets, perform punch combos and perfect your timing using the pinpoint accuracy of PlayStation Move. Compete with friends online via PlayStation Network or work out together and compare stats to see who’s progressing the fastest. Design your perfect exercise regime on Facebook with the Move Fitness: Workout Planner.

Tales of Graces F – Set amidst the conflict of three kingdoms competing for planetary dominance, Tales of Graces F follows Asbel Lhant and his friends as they come to discover just how far they will go to protect the bonds of friendship between them in a quest that stretches beyond their comprehension.

For the first time in the Tales of series, the combat system lets the player freely change attack style depending on the battle situation. The characters can fight with two different attacking styles, and the new combat system is easier to control while simultaneously adding new levels of tactical depth.

WRC 3 FIA World Rally Championship (PS Vita/PS3) – The official video game of the 2012 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), WRC 3 marks a radical departure from the previous titles and sees the team using a completely new graphics and game engine, developed in-house, in order to bring the most advanced WRC driving experience to players. WRC 3 features all the rallies in the 2012 WRC calendar, complete with all leading WRC teams and drivers in the revamped career mode.

Demos

  • A-Men
  • PlayStation Move Fitness
  • Pure Chess

PlayStation 2 Classic

nobunaga_iron_traingle_ps2boxart_160hNobunaga’s Ambition: Iron Triangle – Compelled by a nation ravaged by war, it was legendary samurai Nobunaga Oda’s ambition to silence the cries of war and usher in a new era of lasting peace for Japan. In Nobunaga’s Ambition: Iron Triangle, video gamers can step into the role of Feudal Japan’s most powerful warlords and turn this magnificent vision of unification into a reality.

In Iron Triangle, the acquisition of knowledge and a firm grasp of technology are even more crucial to establishing the groundwork for the future of the country. Players must embrace technology, govern wisely and shrewdly, and prepare a near-invincible military force for war on land and at sea. Only with the mastery of these three elements, the “Iron Triangle,” will the nation be united under one sword and will Nobunaga’s dream be realized.

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

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+ Yugzz911 on March 24th, 2013 at 4:01 pm said:

TERRARIA FINALLY!


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+ Boyanime010 on March 24th, 2013 at 4:02 pm said:

Hi


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+ dragon_night on March 24th, 2013 at 4:02 pm said:

SPYRO VITA??


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+ TerraAshura on March 24th, 2013 at 4:03 pm said:

HELL YEAH BIOSHOCK INFINITE!


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+ steevph on March 24th, 2013 at 4:05 pm said:

Terraria sounds cool. wish there was a demo


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+ TerraAshura on March 24th, 2013 at 4:05 pm said:

Also, with the original Bioshock being included with the disc copy, is it also going to be included with the download copy?


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+ Alastor424 on March 24th, 2013 at 4:06 pm said:

Will the God of War Saga ever be released as a digital download via the PSN?


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+ TerraAshura on March 24th, 2013 at 4:07 pm said:

@7 The whole thing except for God of War III is available for digital download…


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+ FJ1100_rider on March 24th, 2013 at 4:07 pm said:

only 2 for psvita ? I might look at machinarium if there is a demo but really want more rpg games and some good tower defense games for the psvita
maybe savage moon psp , pixeljunk monsters deluxe psp at the very least because the vita is perfect for this genre of game .

Please get some of the pixeljunk ps3 games on the vita platform too , monsters and shooter would work great on the vita , and hurry up and get the vita version of rainbow moon out so there are some more decent rpg games .


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+ WoundedUnderwear on March 24th, 2013 at 4:08 pm said:

Yes !!!!! Bioshock Infinite & Tales of Graces F. I might end up getting Terraria too.


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+ Bruno_Helghast on March 24th, 2013 at 4:08 pm said:

Awesome week! I’ll get BioShock later. This week I’m gonna pick Machinarium for the Vita, and maybe WRC 3 (Vita) and Terraria.


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+ Conaaando on March 24th, 2013 at 4:10 pm said:

@2: Hi.


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+ ElectricSlurpee on March 24th, 2013 at 4:11 pm said:

what, no Manhunt?


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+ dodgedoors on March 24th, 2013 at 4:12 pm said:

@TerraAshura yes digital comes with the first Bioshock. I preordered last week and got it then, didn’t even need to wait for Infinite’s release.


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+ FJ1100_rider on March 24th, 2013 at 4:12 pm said:

Oh yeah , I forgot – why can’t psvita users get access to the premium avatars they bought on ps3 ? I spent a lot of money on these avatars but without a ps3 can’t use them on my vita as my avatar
I posted this to blog share but as everyone knows blog share has been abandoned for months , it still shows ps3 fw version 4.11 and no psvita update on the blog share page when you click the link so that means tney have not updated the site for a long long time , either update it or take the page down entirely if you are not going to take any new suggestions or add anything .


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+ Tyrannikos on March 24th, 2013 at 4:13 pm said:

Tales of Graces f and Terraria for me!


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+ thebgj on March 24th, 2013 at 4:13 pm said:

I know lots of people want more PS2 and PS1 games but how come no one has commented on the fact that they are making you RE-buy these games. With the original ps3 you could play all the games without having to RE-buy them. I choose not to support them in that part of the PS3. I know some of you feel you will never be able to play these games agin but please just try and not buy them, maybe they will think twice about the backwards compatibility.


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+ subadictos on March 24th, 2013 at 4:15 pm said:

What? No “Suikoden 2″ for PSOne Classics collection???


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+ KwietStorm on March 24th, 2013 at 4:17 pm said:

I hope you guys don’t slap that PlayStation Move label on PS4 games.


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+ Alastor424 on March 24th, 2013 at 4:19 pm said:

@8
Yes, but I’m talking about a bundle, including the 3rd, with the price of the Saga.


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+ Alkaiser27 on March 24th, 2013 at 4:20 pm said:

I might be the only one but Saga frontier for ps1 would be so wonderful. I have the disc but it freezes whenever i play reds story seeing as i bought it when it came out a lifetime ago.


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+ The_1st_Hokage_D on March 24th, 2013 at 4:20 pm said:

I Hope that they bring Path Of Neo as a ps2 Classic… next week please i would pay a full 50 bucks.. just to have that game.. please bring that game next week


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+ Zerocaps on March 24th, 2013 at 4:22 pm said:

Bioshock & Terraria!!


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+ IIL0YDII on March 24th, 2013 at 4:25 pm said:

CRASH BANDICOOT AND SPYRO!


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+ BlueRobotX on March 24th, 2013 at 4:27 pm said:

@5 steevph There will be a demo for Terraria.


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+ astralfear on March 24th, 2013 at 4:27 pm said:

When is the Soul Sacrifice demo going to be available for the West?


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+ Anddo on March 24th, 2013 at 4:29 pm said:

Time to lose another 100 hours in the world of Terraria.


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+ viceforce on March 24th, 2013 at 4:40 pm said:

EU Playstation Plus Updates

PS3
Okami HD
TLOTR: War from the North
The Cave

PSV
Zero Escape
Thomas Was Alone

is it me or is this NOT the best EU update? and what the Hell is Thomas Was Alone?


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+ Maxpower1096 on March 24th, 2013 at 4:46 pm said:

YES! TERRARIA!!!! Day 1 buy for sure!


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+ Zezzler on March 24th, 2013 at 4:47 pm said:

I’ll be picking up Terraria this week for sure!
I loved the original, so playing through it again, but with split-screen co-op is going to be fantastic!


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+ jonjon0890 on March 24th, 2013 at 4:48 pm said:

Hopefully people can download bioshock infinite, tiger woods pga tour 14, Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel @ 12:01 pm EST on March 26 2013


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+ klassymike on March 24th, 2013 at 5:00 pm said:

@31
You are joking right? You’ll be lucky to download them by 4 p.m. Eastern time.


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+ supvic on March 24th, 2013 at 5:03 pm said:

How about a Medal of Honor: Warfighter sale this week? BF4 is being revealed this week and Dice/EA aren’t making any more MOH games.


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+ duke301 on March 24th, 2013 at 5:04 pm said:

Tales of Graces f and maybe Terraria for me. Also, is there going to be a discount for Machinarium if we already own it for PS3? If not, then I’ll probably wait until its on sale. At any rate, great Drop this week!


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+ nateofdeath on March 24th, 2013 at 5:10 pm said:

you’ll be lucky to get them by 8:00 p.m. est. have u never sat online waiting for a psn store update? just buy a hard copy, dlc games like these are a scam


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+ TerraAshura on March 24th, 2013 at 5:14 pm said:

@32 You know Day 1 Digital preorders you can download before the update even hits, right? They go active at midnight, just depends if it’s EST or PST midnight (more likely the latter, though)


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+ jonjon0890 on March 24th, 2013 at 5:20 pm said:

@32
*12:01am* (sorry it was a typo)


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+ SJULTIMATUM on March 24th, 2013 at 5:35 pm said:

why the lack of psp games on the vita store,yes i know you can connect your ps3 to the vita and tranfer games,but shouldint those games be on the store for people that dont have a ps3.sony step your game up im getting tired of waiting for games that should already be there.


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+ poodude on March 24th, 2013 at 5:45 pm said:

BioShock: Infinite & Army of Two for me this week :D.

Considering that PS Move fitness game for some reason…


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+ Shadow_Enz on March 24th, 2013 at 5:48 pm said:

Hoping for Terraria on Playstation Plus! It’s been on sale on PC for $2.49 for STEAM’s Indie sale. Let’s give those XBoxers a reason to come over to PLUS by locking down Terraria!


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+ Trioptical on March 24th, 2013 at 5:49 pm said:

Oh weird. I was just thinking about importing PlayStation Move Fitness today. Now, I don’t have to.


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+ baniann on March 24th, 2013 at 5:53 pm said:

Glad to see Terraria, Tales of Graces f, and Nobunaga’s Ambition.


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+ ZaGe-zAiKaNo on March 24th, 2013 at 5:53 pm said:

Awesome digital releases this week. Already own Machinarium on PS3, but totally recommend it for those that haven’t tried it. Specially on the vita – looks sweet.

As for Bioshock, gonna pick up my Ultimate songbird edition on a midnight release tomorrow.


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+ ZaGe-zAiKaNo on March 24th, 2013 at 5:56 pm said:

@ viceforce:

Thomas was alone is an indie puzzle platformer.


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+ TerraAshura on March 24th, 2013 at 6:19 pm said:

@28 We just got The Cave and we got LOTR a few weeks ago. Not getting Okami sucks for anyone who doesn’t have it but I wouldn’t exactly say we’re getting left out here or anything.


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+ hrcrowley on March 24th, 2013 at 6:19 pm said:

Solid week, silly Q: Will Bioshock 1, on the Infinite bundle, also have Move support?


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+ nanaki85 on March 24th, 2013 at 6:23 pm said:

Yay Terraria! xD


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+ BossmanCCrowder1 on March 24th, 2013 at 6:29 pm said:

Bioshock Bioshock Bioshock

All that is on my mind.


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+ cornagandarub on March 24th, 2013 at 6:30 pm said:

@28 VLR alone would make my month.


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+ TWODEEEE on March 24th, 2013 at 6:44 pm said:

TERRARIA FINALLY, thats a must buy everyone


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