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The Drop: Week of July 8th 2013 New Releases

Rey Gutierrez's Avatar + Posted by Rey Gutierrez on Jul 08, 2013 // Senior Social Media Specialist

Coming to PS3 this week from the critically acclaimed director Hideo Kojima, Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection offers the most complete Metal Gear Solid experience ever.

Featuring eight complete games, Metal Gear, Metal Gear 2, Metal Gear Solid 1, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD edition Metal Gear Solid 4: Trophy Edition, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD edition, and Metal Gear Solid: VR missions along with two Ashley wood digital graphic.

The legacy collection offers Metal Gear and stealth action fans a chance to experience all the heroic game play, compelling design and immersive storytelling of the MGS franchise in one complete package. Enjoy this week’s The Drop.

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Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Metal Gear Solid franchise, this PlayStation 3-exclusive package will include Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid 3: HD Edition (which includes the original MSX versions of Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2), Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD Edition, Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions and Metal Gear Solid 4: Trophy Edition. In addition, the collection will also include two Ashley Wood digital graphic novels.

Binary Domain The Machine Age has begun in the immersive and atmospheric squad-based shooter Binary Domain. Regain control of a futuristic Tokyo from an emerging robotic threat in the year 2080. The story starts when Dan Marshall and his squad are sent to bring the robotic community under control as they begin to infiltrate society and slowly take over undetected, leaving humans redundant in their wake.

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Fighting through the derelict lower levels of the city, players control an international peace-keeping squad that soon starts to question their surroundings and the choices they make. Are the robots becoming more human, or are humans becoming more like machines?

NCAA Football 14 (Also on PS3 Blu-ray) – NCAA Football 14 unlocks the unpredictability and innovation of the college game. The new physics-driven animation system and a completely re-engineered spread and read option game influence the outcome of every moment allowing you to stay true to the game.

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Aabs Animals (PS Vita) – Aabs Animals is a augmented reality pet simulator for the PlayStation Vita by Aabs Inc. It projects a virtual kitten onto the Vita’s camera image, and lets the player pet it using the touchscreen.

Coconut Dodge Revitalised (PS Vita) – Coconut Dodge came out at the turn of the decade and won plaudits and even mentions in Kotaku and IGN. It opened doors which we then pushed open even further with Velocity – which was inspired by many of the mechanics in Coconut Dodge. Unusually the game was popular with both guys and girls – that was particularly gratifying. (Read More: PSBlog EU)

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History: Legends of War: Patton (PS Vita / PS3) – In this epic turn-based strategy game you will follow the paths of General Patton during WWII, leading your troops to battle while traversing Western Europe’s devastated land. Gain prestige points and use them to enhance your army, acquiring advanced weapons and gear. Play through four different types of missions: Attack, Defense, Infiltration, and Sabotage. From the French beaches to Belgium, you will have to prove your worth as a member of Patton’s Third Army, and fight for victory!

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LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey, players will embark on an amazing adventure into the world of Chima where the brave warrior Laval and his allies are called upon to fight for justice. Race to unlock the secret of the legendary triple-Chi armor before Cragger can manipulate its awesome power to threaten the balance of Chima itself! Laval and his allies will explore Lion Temple, Eagle Spire, Gorilla Forrest, Rhino Quary, Croc Swamp and more as they harness the power of Chi to leap, swing, fly and fight through 15 levels of intense action! Can Laval discover the truth behind the legend of the triple-Chi before it is too late?

Total Recoil (PS Vita) – Look lively soldier, grab your gear and fall in line for the biggest, baddest, craziest and most explosive war game to hit your screens and assault your senses. Total Recoil takes arcade shooters to the max, packing a deadly arsenal of kick-ass weapons, devastating explosions, mega bosses, and more.

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Castle Shikigami 2 A war has begun between humanity and the demon gods of castle Shikigami in the skies of Tokyo. Can the heroes of legend return to defeat the nemesis of all mankind? The tools for defeating the gods are trapped within the very castle the demons reside. The hope of the world lies on the shoulders of these heroes; they must succeed or the world is no longer…

Dynasty Tactics 2 A tactical strategy game that uses characters from the Dynasty Warriors/Romance of the Three Kingdoms universe. A new tactical chain system, twice as many attacks, and a point-evaluation system are just a few of many additions from the previous title in the series.

[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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+ Elvick_ on July 8th, 2013 at 1:16 pm said:

Why did it take so long to get LEGO: Legends of Chima Laval’s Journey on PSN? :/ Platinum’d the game a few days ago.

And for anyone wondering, despite not taking advantage of Vita to it’s fullest, it’s still a lot of fun. And since there’s no console version, the pre-rendered cutscenes actually look great on Vita and the game in general isn’t held back by the inevitable differences that arise from the LEGO games also on consoles. If you like LEGO games, give it a go.

@10: I would buy the heck out of a MGS Portable Collection of some kind.


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+ jimmyfoxhound on July 8th, 2013 at 1:36 pm said:

Nice!!! Binary Domain!! Def will double dip to get a digital copy on my harddrive. Thanks Sega! Now release Yakuza 5 in NA pleeeeeeeeeeeasssseeee


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+ swissmr on July 8th, 2013 at 2:16 pm said:

Binary Domain is awesome. Played 4 different 3rd person action over christmas. Binary domain, Spec ops Line, 007 Blood stone, Max Payne3. and Binary Domain was my favorite.


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+ rabidninjamonky on July 8th, 2013 at 2:37 pm said:

Classic (noun) A work of art of recognized and established value. Examples of PS2 classics are SSX Tricky, Dark Cloud 1 and 2, Mark of Kri, Viewtiful Joe, Burnout 3 Takedown, Dragon Quest 8 and Gran Turismo 4 . Give us some of these games or perhaps change the category from “PS2 classics” to “Random PS2 games nobody ever asked for”.


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+ death_nation100 on July 8th, 2013 at 2:42 pm said:

I got to get my hands on Metal Gear : The Legacy Collection.


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+ Gamerzlimited on July 8th, 2013 at 3:07 pm said:

Already got my hands on my copy of the Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection. Already own the games already, but I want to play Peace Walker again on HD.


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+ IzoGray on July 8th, 2013 at 3:28 pm said:

Please add the Mega Man X PSone Games on the PSN store so they can be bought and played by Vita and PS3 owners. I have no clue why such an important PSone game has never been on the store. It’s real dumb how the only Mega Man games we got are 4 JAPANESE classic Mega Man games. Where are the X games that everyone loves? Step it up guys


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+ derb on July 8th, 2013 at 4:16 pm said:

@51

I wouldn’t get too attached to Lego Games. Microsoft is cooking up a Time Warner partnership. Yes, that would mean MS would have exclusive rights to all ‘em Legos. Those sneaky buggers.


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+ starscreamerx31 on July 8th, 2013 at 4:24 pm said:

I seriously require metal gear portable ops to be vita compatible stat, i mean theres money to be had right? I wouldn’t mind seeing ff7 crisis core as well!!


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+ Dangisuckatgamin on July 8th, 2013 at 4:57 pm said:

I’ll pass on everything, VITA players have yet another reason not to whine (since a lot of them do).


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+ Xstylez—X on July 8th, 2013 at 5:06 pm said:

Kinda weak week.

We need more Warriors PS2 classics! I was never a fan of the tactics series, the originals of either Samurai or Dynasty would be better.


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+ cj_iwakura on July 8th, 2013 at 6:59 pm said:

To whoever put Castle Shikigami 2 on the PSN: I love you forever. Best shmup ever.


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+ angelspawn77 on July 8th, 2013 at 7:17 pm said:

Picking up the MGS Legacy Collection this week, I already own them all on ps1/ps2/ps3 as well as the HD collection with the artbook, but since this one has a different art book, 2 graphic novels, and VR missions, I have no problem shelling out another 50 for my favorite franchise. Can’t wait for MGS5!


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+ Gamerzlimited on July 8th, 2013 at 9:06 pm said:

@61 I agree with you. Europe got Dynasty Warriors 4, Dynasty Warriors 4 Empires, Dynasty Warriors 5, Samurai Warriors 2, Samurai Warriors 2 Empires and Kessen III. At least we got Warriors Orochi and Dynasty Tactics 2. But we could always use more.


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+ PrinceofXIII on July 8th, 2013 at 9:35 pm said:

i saw MGS The Legacy Collection being sold at an early release date.

already have my amazon order shipped so good thing i didn’t buy it first hand.

Binary Domain is amazing!!! wish we have Binary Domain X Vanquish game in the near future!!!!

also no Metal Gear Rising Armor DLC?? come on now Konami!!!!!!

i want that White Armor please!!!!


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+ RulitoCR on July 8th, 2013 at 10:27 pm said:

I’m waiting for my physical copy of MGS!!!


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+ Elvick_ on July 8th, 2013 at 10:41 pm said:

@54: It’s marketing. Accept it and move on.


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+ iREVOLTER on July 8th, 2013 at 11:06 pm said:

Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection going digital @_@ ? Thats crazy and lots of GB … But I think I’ll pick the physical copy since it has an awesome 100 pages Artbook for free and all of the main games beside Portable Ops that still is a canon in the main series according to Metal Gear Solid 4 Database and it’s not compatible with Vita which is sad x(.


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+ clupula668 on July 8th, 2013 at 11:59 pm said:

I have to say that I’m a little bummed that Portable Ops does not have a PS3 version.

It’s the only canon story I need a portable to play and that’s annoying. I would probably have picked up the Legacy Collection if it had included it.

Still, for all my friends who haven’t played the series before, I’ve been recommending Legacy to them.


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+ Crazy-Maisy on July 9th, 2013 at 6:17 am said:

@#26 I bought it retail too, it is a really fun game! I know that so many won’t give it a chance. Good to see it on PSN now though.

Give it a try everyone. If you can stand LEGO, it’s worth the buy. I love it! I actually have some of the LEGO models that are in the game. It’s a handheld only game, so getting it on the PS Vita is the only option in this the PlayStation world.


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+ Nevi901 on July 9th, 2013 at 11:34 am said:

And where’s Crash and Spyro on Vita?


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+ SeventhLegion on July 9th, 2013 at 1:28 pm said:

Never a real fan of Dynasty Warriors, the Dynasty Tactics titles are a FANTASTIC foray into something huge and grandiose. I can’t wait to pick this one up tonight!


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+ DarthSchrader666 on July 9th, 2013 at 1:57 pm said:

It’s 4:52 P.M eastern standard time. WOULD YOU JUST CHANGE THE STORE ALREADY?! And why no “drop” on this weeks new DLC? No new “Injustice:GAU DLC=LAME BTW. And I don’t care about those “trendy lame” games you keep on pushing. JUST CHANGE THE STORE please.


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+ DarthSchrader666 on July 9th, 2013 at 2:05 pm said:

Gee, I bet that store would be changed already if DLC for that wanna-be gun owning game “COD” was set for today. Love how these companies “play favorites” when it comes to certain things. All well.


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+ DarthSchrader666 on July 9th, 2013 at 4:07 pm said:

It is now 7:07 eastern standard time & whosever responsible for changing over the store must be SLEEPING ON THE JOB. I work in retail & if me & my co-workers are LATE on doing certain tasks, our customers usually go SOMEWHERE ELSE if we don’t keep up “our share”, so I’m going to remember this(along w/ other PSN “flaws”), when PS4 hits the shelves. It would be nice if the guy who does “the drop” would have put UPCOMING DLC ON or I wouldn’t have WASTED MY DAY just trying to find out what’s new on that “UNRELIABLE” store. All well, gotta go because some of us actually does WORK at our jobs & if we’re late on stuff, customers go somewhere else. BTW, I heard X-Box BEEN HAVING their store changed over. The jokes on us PS3 owners, I guess.


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+ ammoburn on July 9th, 2013 at 4:07 pm said:

Tokyo Jungle shows up in the mobile store but its giving an error code. Anyone else getting this?


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+ DarthSchrader666 on July 9th, 2013 at 4:13 pm said:

Another example of PSN “fine” service, LOL!


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+ ammoburn on July 9th, 2013 at 4:17 pm said:

#77 lol, yep

Anybody play Legends of war Patton? Looks good but the reviews on other platforms are a little mediocre. I was hopeful the vita version would be decent.


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+ seganintendoubi on July 9th, 2013 at 4:19 pm said:

For PlayStation All-Stars fans, Dart from Legend of Dragoon was going to be DLC, but was canned due to the low sales of Zeus and Isaac. However, the official All-Stars forums have started a campaign to convince Santa Monica to make Dart. We could really use your help! Visit the official All-Stars forums for more details. Thank you.


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+ ammoburn on July 9th, 2013 at 5:14 pm said:

#79 link?


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+ Barriecuda on July 9th, 2013 at 8:23 pm said:

Still hoping to one day see Suikoden II on PSN, as well as Valkyrie Profile in some form (PSN of Lenneth or PSOne classic).


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+ swavage415 on July 10th, 2013 at 2:39 pm said:

Worst blogger ever!


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+ thewylieoldfox on July 10th, 2013 at 10:40 pm said:

Where is any news of Everybodys golf for the PS3 in Europe , DLC catchup with Japan for the PS Vita and lastly whats happenong in the Golf World on the PLaystation 4


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