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The Drop: Week of June 3rd 2013 New Releases

Rey Gutierrez's Avatar + Posted by Rey Gutierrez on Jun 02, 2013 // Senior Social Media Specialist

New for PlayStation 3, discover Neo-Paris 2084, where augmented reality and memory digitization have taken control of people’s lives. Play as Nilin, an elite memory hunter with a clouded past – Become the most wanted memory hunter in Neo-Paris and experience the power to break into people’s minds to steal their memories.

Memory Remix is a new gameplay mechanic allowing players to use Nilin’s powers and alter parts of people’s memories in real-time gameplay. A balanced mix of combat and exploration – Fight your way through the different environments Neo-Paris has to offer, using Nilin’s proficiency in martial arts, as both hunter and prey! Enjoy this week The Drop!

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Neo-Paris, 2084: Personal memories can now be digitized, bought, sold and traded. The last remnants of privacy and intimacy have been swept away in what appears to be a logical progression of the explosive growth of social networks at the beginning of the 21st century. The citizens themselves have accepted this surveillance society in exchange for the comfort only smart technology can provide. This memory economy gives immense power over society to just a handful of people.

A visionary 3rd person action adventure, Remember Me puts players into the role of Nilin, a former elite memory hunter with the ability to break into people’s minds and steal or even alter their memories. The authorities, fearful of her knowledge and capabilities have arrested Nilin and wiped her memory clean. After her escape from prison, Nilin sets out on a mission to recover her identity, helped by her last and only friend. This search for her past leads to her being hunted by the very people that created this surveillance society.

Limbo

(For PS Vita) – Limbo is a black and white puzzle-platforming adventure that puts players in the role of a young boy traveling through a hostile world in an attempt to discover the fate of his sister.

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Limbo challenges players with traversing dark forests, trap-filled underground complexes, and stormy rooftops brought to life with hand-drawn visuals. They must be quick, clever, and fearless if they want to survive their journey and unravel the mysteries at Limbo’s sinister heart.

Quell Memento (For PS Vita) – In Quell Memento, players solve block-based puzzles to make their way through a story in which they’re helping the narrator, an elderly man, remember his life. It is Fallen Tree’s follow-up to titles Quell (2010) and Quell Reflect (2011).

Insect_ArmageddonEarth Defence Force: Insect Armageddon – Insect Armageddon continues to follow the rich history of casual fun and addictive gameplay that made the franchise a cult classic. The game also adds a new aspect to the Earth Defense Force series that was born in Japan, with additional elements for all EDF soldiers to experience. The Campaign mode that lets up to three players team up online to battle the insects and aliens across a completely destroyable city. Every EDF soldier is armed with over 150 weapons and four upgradeable armor sets and engages in nonstop arcade action that is the fastest and deadliest in the series. In addition, the game also features a six-player Survival mode that pits a human squad against a nonstop onslaught of the largest enemies the aliens have to offer.

Class of Heroes 2 (For PSP) – Class of Heroes II will please fans of dungeon crawlers with over 140 challenging quests, 100+ dungeon maps, crazy monster hordes, branching storylines and endings, as well as hundreds of equipment and skill combinations for beefing up soon-to-be hero students. The refined J-RPG will feature numerous hours of strategic gameplay making Class of Heroes II a deep experience with plenty of replay value.

Demos

  • Limbo (For PS Vita)

PlayStation 2 Classic

alfa romeo racing italianoAlfa Romeo Racing: Italiano – An officially-licensed Alfa Romeo racing game based on the prestigious Italian car manufacturer’s series. You’ve been given a finely tuned car which has been prepared by some of Italy’s finest mechanics and you know it is fast enough to win. But do you have the skills? In Racing Italiano winning comes down to how tuned you are! Put your skills to the test across a wide variety of racetracks from the hills of Tuscany to the streets of Milan, from the forever-challenging Laguna Seca to the incredibly fast Hockenheim circuit. Racing Italiano features unique RPG elements and character customization as well as exclusive features such as the TIGER Effect, which gives you the ability to reverse time in the race.

Ultimate Board Game Collection – Valcon Games and Jack of all Trades present the Ultimate Board Game Collection for the PS2. This collection includes 20 different classic board games for players to either challenge the computer to or play with several other friends to see who is the best board game player in the group. The Ultimate Board Game Collection is made up of classic board and table games that gamers have enjoyed for years. Parcheesi, Naval Battle, Chinese Checkers, and more will keep entire families entertained for hours, and best of all, there are no little pieces or dice to lose. Many of the games, like Naval Battle, include animated sequences in which pieces move or, in this case, ships sink. Parents are often concerned about video games full of violence, but they can rest assured that the Ultimate Board Game Collection is full of good, clean family fun that everyone will enjoy.

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Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season

(Releases on Blu-ray & DVD): Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul return in their Emmy -winning roles of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman in the fifth explosive season of Breaking Bad. With Gus Fring dead, Walt’s transformation from a well-meaning family man to ruthless drug kingpin is nearly complete. Forming a partnership with Jesse and Mike (Jonathan Banks), Walt proceeds to make a killing in the meth business until the fruits of his murderous schemes are threatened by a new development in the investigation led by his relentless brother-in-law Hank (Dean Norris). Executive produced by Vince Gilligan and Mark Johnson, the fifth season charts the murderous rise of Walter White as he reaches new highs…and new lows.

[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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121 Comments

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+ Boyanime010 on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:02 pm said:

1st!


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+ sciteach on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:02 pm said:

what about toro friend network? on the playstation page it says it is coming out on the 4th. news?


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+ klassymike on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:02 pm said:

Not much again this week.


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+ Boyanime010 on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:02 pm said:

Hi, hope you had a nice weekend :)


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+ klassymike on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:05 pm said:

You people asking questions on here, give it a rest. Rey hasn’t answered questions on here in many months. I highly doubt that’s going to change.


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+ supvic on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:05 pm said:

When does EDF4 release? the original EDF by Sandlot, not this fake Insect Armageddon by Vicious Cycle.


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+ Superstone on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:10 pm said:

More PSone classics!!


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+ OneBeforeZero on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:11 pm said:

Anyone know when D&D Chronicles of Mystara is coming?


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+ fisheye11 on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:14 pm said:

awesome limbo on the vita. now just put braid and other great platformers on there also.


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+ LayonD_BR on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:15 pm said:

Waiting for new good releases for VITA…Aaaaaaand it’s gone.


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+ el_casual on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:17 pm said:

Heisenberg on The Drop??? will he be in the Sony E3 Conference?? WILL BE A W E S O M E. If He present the PS4. Really awesone. Hail to the KING.


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+ gohan16ken on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:20 pm said:

When is Capcom Fighting Evolution and Capcom vs. SNK 2 coming to the PSN?


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+ xFuzylilManPeach on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:28 pm said:

Nothing for me this week unfortunately :/

and lol @ 10, i actually happened to watch that episode this morning.


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+ anHELL29 on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:39 pm said:

nobody’s remember REMEMBER ME!!!!!!


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+ purse317 on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:41 pm said:

is anyone elses coments not posting


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+ purse317 on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:42 pm said:

Never mind just my comments critiquing the blog won’t post.


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+ klassymike on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:42 pm said:

Looking forward to tomorrows Plus update. I hope it’s better than the May update was, which only Sleeping Dogs was all that I personally liked.


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+ anHELL29 on June 2nd, 2013 at 4:51 pm said:

i think catherine or batman Arkham asylum will be nice to IGC in june


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+ klassymike on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:06 pm said:

I’d like to see something added to the IGC that the EU hasn’t already had. I don’t believe that has ever happened.


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+ NeoMahi on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:10 pm said:

Eh… Not too exciting. Can’t wait to see what’s on tap for next weekend! FRIGGIN PRE-E3 BABY! FINALLY!


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+ IIL0YDII on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:11 pm said:

CRASH BANDICOOT AND SPYRO FOR PS VITA!


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+ paulbvarela on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:15 pm said:

um…… dont they mean just the first half of season 5??? im still confused about this.


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+ The_Dukenator on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:16 pm said:

@18 Batman? I don’t think so. That game is playable a few times, then that’s it. Catherine? Maybe.


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+ PainOfSarrow on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:21 pm said:

Earth Defence Force: Insect Armageddon sounds good. il def look into that if its 10 and not 15… Alfa Romeo Racing: Italiano.. what the hell is that ?


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+ PainOfSarrow on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:25 pm said:

both those ps2 classics got horrible ign ratings. but who the hell would trust ign anyways ?


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+ stlthriot on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:26 pm said:

Remember Me looks great! Definitely picking it up! :)


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+ asilentnoise on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:35 pm said:

would love to get Limbo, hope its priced reasonably (is $10) or comes with a Plus discount…


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+ cleversignin on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:35 pm said:

I preordered Remember Me but thanks to PS+ I am caught up in a platinum chase on Sleeping Dogs so it will have to sit in plastic wrap until I beat that and Last of Us. Thanks for hosing up my plans PS+.


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+ duke301 on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:40 pm said:

Man, this is around the fourth crappy drop in a row? Another money saver. I’ll be looking forward to tomorrows Plus update, I hope its a good one! Seriously, The Last of Us isn’t going to release soon enough!


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+ Johnny_Leyenda on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:47 pm said:

For 2 Playstation 2 “Classics” I doubt anyone remember those games.
I’m hoping for decent PS+ games, hopefully more than 1 good game (usually at the beginning of the month) and less obscure $10 stuff.
I’d like Okami, or The Walking Dead, Journey, Sound Shapes, GOOD stuff. I must say in the past 2 months I haven’t played a single $10 game you guys gave us. And for the love of god please no more fighting games for Vita!


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+ UmpleWu on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:49 pm said:

I’m hoping for Xcom, Mass Effect 3, Dead or Alive 5 (+), Fat Princess, Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed, Little Deviants, for PS+ in June.


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+ passivefamiliar on June 2nd, 2013 at 5:59 pm said:

remember me of course looks good.

earth defense force. oh my gosh, i remember a N64 variant of that and it was a bit hard for me. i dont remember beating it, i was young, and its been awhile. but if thats cheap enough i’ll be picking it up to, nostalgia and all.


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+ passivefamiliar on June 2nd, 2013 at 6:03 pm said:

side note, to many people whine about not getting enough/quality FREE stuff. dont complain, be thankfull for whatever you get.

i’d like to see more sales though if you could pull that through, discount more games on release and keep the store up to date. (some old games are top dollar still, not alot alot, but enough. i know its a task for a team so i get it, just voicing) i spend more on sales and am happy.

i enjoy the obscure games i get for free from ps+, i get to try alot of things i wouldnt have otherwise. sometimes its a flop, sometimes it just falls flat and gets boring but sometimes i find a real gem of a game that im thrilled to have found. thanks sony


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+ YorlecmNwahs on June 2nd, 2013 at 6:19 pm said:

Go to Google

Search “Let’s Get FlatOut Head On PS Vita Compatible”

Click on the first result.

Sign the petition please.

Thank you


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+ poodude on June 2nd, 2013 at 6:20 pm said:

Just Class of Heroes 2 for me this week. I’d love to pick up Remember Me, but I don’t have the cash.

Anyhow, for those you who have yet to check out EDF: IA, it’s really good!


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+ CommandingTiger on June 2nd, 2013 at 6:25 pm said:

[Insert someone saying a weak drop here, week after week]

What do you expect? 1000 blu-ray games in a single week?
Won’t happen, regardless the console.

We’ll take what we can get. It’s not like we are close to the holidays.


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+ Rukahz on June 2nd, 2013 at 6:28 pm said:

i wonder samething @2, i saw other psvita app that out now & i look at old blog post , i was thinking toro friend network suppose come out this month cause they were both announce for spring so that imaginstruments app out so i thought i notice toro friend network be out when i saw imaginstruments , still no word bout ever since Feb.


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+ CommandingTiger on June 2nd, 2013 at 6:28 pm said:

@34
Didn’t really liked that game on PSP, it was really buggy.

In any case, have you tried downloading it on the PS3 and then transfering it to the Vita?
I know it works for Gran Turismo PSP and Legend of Dragoon PS1 even if they aren’t available from the Vita store.


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+ Ryumoau on June 2nd, 2013 at 6:29 pm said:

nothing good this week. i really hope since its the month of E3 (and almost the year anniversary of the Instant Game Collection) that June’s IGC lineup will be all-star. Every week a great AAA title and no crappy indie games.

But thats probably too much to ask for. It’ll probably be some old as dirt game like the first Batman Arkham game. :(


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+ MarkakaJin on June 2nd, 2013 at 6:50 pm said:

Alfa Romeo Racing: Italiano and Ultimate Board Game Collection?
Seriously, who’s in charge for the PS2 Classics department and had the idea to put up those two games and consider them PS2 Classics?


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+ Dangisuckatgamin on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:01 pm said:

@#36
No we don’t expect the entire drop to be PS Vita games….
Console should always be the main thing in drops IMO.
Last weeks drop wasn’t bad though, this weeks is terrible.
Simple as that sir.


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+ Mies2000 on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:02 pm said:

…Heisenberg…


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+ xClayMeow on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:07 pm said:

Have Remember Me pre-ordered…on PC! For only $37.50…beat that, Sony!


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+ MisterOrlando on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:18 pm said:

If you are a Plus member, do you have to give back the games that PSN gives you each month?


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+ Nevi901 on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:26 pm said:

Still no Crash or Spyro on Vita, I see.


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+ Lyrick7 on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:33 pm said:

PSOne Classic!
Medievil 2!


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+ califoreigner on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:34 pm said:

i’d shell out cash for an onimusha game or something decent for ps2. these “classics” are a bit of a joke


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+ Lyrick7 on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:34 pm said:

@MisterOrlando

Yes it does. I accidently let my plus membership slip and all games I downloaded for free are off my account. I dont believe I had anything free downloaded at the time, so I dont know about that, but I can no longer download previous free content for plus members.


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+ MisterOrlando on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:38 pm said:

@ Lyrick7

Thanks for the reply! Yeah, I was thinking that you had to give the content back if you downloaded the freebies. That’s what I was afraid of. I don’t think it’s really worth it..


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+ PrimeroIncognito on June 2nd, 2013 at 7:40 pm said:

Remember Me sounds intriguing. I’ll have to watch some gameplay footage though, of course.

Overall, a solid week of releases.


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