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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 5/20/2014

Ryan Clements's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Clements on May 18, 2014 // Social Media Specialist

The Drop

A futuristic city besieged by a strange enemy in Transistor, and a timeline wrought with terror in Wolfenstein: The New Order; all this and more comes to PlayStation this week.

The hotly-anticipated action RPG Transistor arrives on PS4 this Tuesday, telling the melancholic story of Red — a singer without a voice wielding an enigmatic weapon. Face enemies known as The Process and work to uncover the mystery behind Red’s fate, and what evils have been cast against the sprawling city of Cloudbank.

In the mood for an old-school FPS? The legendary series makes a triumphant return in the form of Wolfenstein: The New Order. As super soldier B.J. Blazkowicz, fight against a ruthless empire using different combat tactics and rewrite history itself.

For a complete list of games coming to PlayStation, read on. And enjoy the Drop!

Transistor on PS4

Dragon Beat Legend of Pinball
Drakengard 3
Heroine Dream 2
Mugen Souls Z
NEO PLANET
R-Type: Dimensions
Sarara's Little Shop
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga
Sparkle 2
Tokyo 23-Ku Seifuku Wars
Transistor
Wolfenstein: The New Order

New PlayStation Releases This Week

Dragon Beat Legend of Pinball
PSone Import — Digital
The ultimate, classic pinball experience. Import-friendly, as nearly all of the important text is in English, and old-school pinball needs no translation. Features two unique game modes, including a steel ball’s epic journey to defeat a dragon and save a princess.
PS3 — Digital, Retail
A prequel to the original Drakengard, Drakengard 3 transports players to a medieval world where six sisters wield special magical abilities. These women have brought peace to the earth with their power. Harmony is disrupted, however, when the eldest sister, Zero, attempts to murder her younger siblings.
Heroine Dream 2
PSone Import — Digital
One of the earliest idol-simulation games, the Heroine Dream series oozes with nineties style and charm. Players are tasked with carefully managing the latest up and coming “heroine” to help her burst onto the scene with style.
PS3 — Digital, Retail
The undisputed god of the universe, Chou-Chou, returns with her loyal crew for another adventure. This time, players meet Syrma, the ultimate god, who’s out to stop an ancient threat to her world that has recently awakened. 9,999 levels of maniacal mishaps.
NEO PLANET
PSone Import — Digital
If you’ve ever dreamt of flying through space and terraforming a whole new planet to become the second Earth, NEO PLANET is the game for you. The goal of this intricately detailed simulation game is to carefully balance each planet’s ecosystem while developing it for potential colonization. Heavy on Japanese text!
R-Type Dimensions
PS3 — Digital
The coin-op classics, R-Type and R-Type II, are together on PlayStation. Fight through all 14 Bydo-infested stages in retro 2D graphics or shiny 3D graphics — and swap back and forth with the touch of a button. Accompanied by fully re-imagined arrangements of the timeless R-Type music tracks.
Sarara’s Little Shop
PSone Import — Digital
Take control of a stereotypical RPG item shop and help outfit adventurers to safely traverse treacherous dungeons and snag some fantastic loot. The experience branches out based on your decisions, and there are plenty of big spenders for you to interact with.
Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga
PS2 Classic — Digital
Unleash your inner demon. Enter the world of the Junkyard, where rival tribes fight an endless war vying for supremacy and the right to ascend to Nirvana. Changed forever by a mysterious light, Serph and his comrades now have the power to change into powerful demons…
Sparkle 2
PS4, PS Vita — Digital (Cross Buy)
Long ago, five enchanted keys were created. Many have come to find them, and so far all have failed. A fast-paced, marble puzzle game. Features more than 90 levels and 16 powerful enchantments to use in game.
Tokyo 23-Ku Seifuku Wars
PSone Import — Digital
In a post-apocalyptic vision of Tokyo, a ban on uniforms has been implemented. With school uniforms banned, naturally a large-scale civil war ensues. Our hero’s goal is to find her friend’s older brother who went missing during the war and uncover the truth.
PS4 — Digital
From the creators of Bastion, Transistor is a sci-fi themed action RPG that invites you to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning, futuristic city.
PS4, PS3 — Digital, Retail
Europe, 1960. The tide of World War II has been turned using a new kind of mysterious, advanced technology. A ruthless world power has brought even the most powerful of nations to their knees. The regime now dominates the globe with an iron fist. You are the only soldier capable of rewriting history.

Demos and Betas

LEGO The Hobbit — PS4 Demo
Sparkle 2 — PS4, PS Vita Demo

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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+ Sonicfan11589 on May 18th, 2014 at 10:47 am said:

I can’t wait for E3, it’s gonna be great not just for Sony, but for Nintendo and Microsoft as well.


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+ klassymike on May 18th, 2014 at 10:47 am said:

Nice Drop! Looking forward to R-Type!


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+ NinjaMicWZ on May 18th, 2014 at 10:47 am said:

hmm, nothing great for Vita this week. Oh well, I’m hooked on Borderlands 2 and Destiny of Spirits anyway, and Sly Collection is out at the end of the month.

I might get that import pinball game, if the filesize isn’t too big and the load times aren’t very long in whatever youtube videos I can find. I love pinball.


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+ eggmiester28 on May 18th, 2014 at 10:48 am said:

Yay for more great japanese games that i will have to blindly hit tabs and hope to understand what i am doing with time.


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+ NinjaMicWZ on May 18th, 2014 at 10:50 am said:

Also, my Vita store wish list for North America is still:

PSOne -
Heart of Darkness
Einhander
Brave Fencer Musashi
Silhouette Mirage
Breath of Fire III
Skullmonkeys

PSP-
Final Fantasy I remake
Final Fantasy II remake

Shut up and take my money.


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+ NinjaMicWZ on May 18th, 2014 at 10:50 am said:

Oh and Raystorm for PSOne.


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+ Ninevolts on May 18th, 2014 at 10:51 am said:

Nice surprise, DDS is for this week. Hopefully we’ll get the sequel next week.


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+ NX_Nytrux on May 18th, 2014 at 10:52 am said:

PS2 Classics wish list:
- Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria
- Silent Hill: Origins
- Obscure 1 & 2
- Forbidden Siren 2


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+ Ghostwize on May 18th, 2014 at 10:52 am said:

Freeze! Drop The Transistor! The Watch Dogs have their eye on you next week!!


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+ luckner893 on May 18th, 2014 at 10:52 am said:

Beyond !! Ryan great drop i see some good ps4 stuff this week. love it


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+ Pai-Zuri365 on May 18th, 2014 at 10:54 am said:

Still waiting for Star Ocean, Rogue Galaxy, DRAGON QUEST and Yakuza 1&2 HD


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+ luckner893 on May 18th, 2014 at 10:54 am said:

wow at last transistor is here cant wait to play this..


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+ AsahiSeth on May 18th, 2014 at 10:57 am said:

What, do you WANT me to go broke? Do you? You guys keep not only releasing great newer titles but are on an absolute role with classic titles. We’ve had FOUR Megami Tensei titles in the last couple months including the two best in the series, we’ve got a pile of great PSOne titles (Herc’s Adventure, Pac Man World, Gex 2). You run an absolutely insane sale on ps1 and ps2 titles a few weeks ago.

you guys are on fire. And I guess it’s a safe bet that the second DDDS game and the second Devil Summoner on the horizon so that’s two more. And I can only assume that even more Atlus titles are inbound.


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+ rwlove on May 18th, 2014 at 11:00 am said:

With drakengard 3 coming out soon i feel like drakengard 1 and 2 should be ps2 classics or at least drakengard 1. Personally, I also think that the eureka 7 games and beat down:fists of vengeance should be in the ps2 classics and ehrgeiz, bushido blade 1 and 2, the megaman x games, quake 2 and spiderman should be in the ps1 classics as well as support for more classics on vita like bloody roar.


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+ wutdaheckman on May 18th, 2014 at 11:00 am said:

please bring Vandal Hearts 1 + 2 and Suikoden 2 to PSN

keep up the good work!


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+ CrimsonNemo on May 18th, 2014 at 11:03 am said:

Ah snap, it’s Wolfenstein: The New Order. I’m looking forward to shootin things in that game.


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+ TeamGreen615 on May 18th, 2014 at 11:05 am said:

I hate to DROP some bad news but there appears to be a problem with the God of War Collection on the Vita. Several people have reported that some of the trophies are not popping up. This happened to me also but it seems to only happen after the Vita was placed in sleep mode. Hopefully this will help some people out until they can patch it. Good day everyone!


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+ KwietStorm on May 18th, 2014 at 11:09 am said:

So does preloading disappointingly only work with select games?


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+ PharmBoY044 on May 18th, 2014 at 11:09 am said:

Ryan,

I’m definitely getting Transistor but do you happen to know what will be the first game that we can preload? I thought with firmware 1.7 any game that you preorder, we were able to preload?

Thanks!


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+ kudubik on May 18th, 2014 at 11:20 am said:

thank you for digital devil saga pure awesomeness and one of (or two) best rpgs ever made. BUT where is Suikoden II?


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+ Carpediem139 on May 18th, 2014 at 11:20 am said:

Do you know what new sales we can expect this week?


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+ dodgedoors on May 18th, 2014 at 11:28 am said:

@19 first pre load is watch dogs. I’m not sure if they will allow it for all others afterwards but they said that WD would be the first.


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+ JimCarreyForYou on May 18th, 2014 at 11:49 am said:

@22. Damn it, really? this really sucks.


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+ BahumatIsBack on May 18th, 2014 at 11:50 am said:

@22 – the first PS4 game to preload in North America is Watch Dogs. Drakengard 3 for PS3 is the first preload for PS3. It really is a nice feature to download it before release so it’s ready to go on launch day. Hopefully all large preorders will have a preload option


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+ BlaqMagiq24 on May 18th, 2014 at 12:11 pm said:

Getting Transistor this week.

And great that we’re seeing more SMT games coming. Keep it up!


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+ Pabloo1010 on May 18th, 2014 at 12:12 pm said:

Still waiting for Suikoden 2!


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+ Pabloo1010 on May 18th, 2014 at 12:14 pm said:

I know this likely won’t be answered, but is it possible for PSVita to one day run PS2 classics? Or are PS2 classics designed for PS3′s cell processor?


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+ Optimizm on May 18th, 2014 at 12:14 pm said:

Will Wolfenstein be available to pre-download ahead of launch?


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+ TitoVarela12 on May 18th, 2014 at 12:44 pm said:

Sony could you please give us a release datche for TLOU on PS4,besides watchdogs thettingere is not much to play on the PS4.Tomb Raider,Outlast and Killzone are getting boring Naughty Dog said in Edge magazine that the the game was finished at least give us a release date thank you.


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+ TitoVarela12 on May 18th, 2014 at 12:46 pm said:

Sorry for the spelling keyboard acting up.Release TLOU on the PS4


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+ Optimizm on May 18th, 2014 at 12:56 pm said:

Never mind. Looks like Watch Dogs will be first pre-load game.


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+ Alkaya123 on May 18th, 2014 at 12:57 pm said:

Digital Devil Saga finally on PSN? Day Zero Buy.


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+ Arbeiter on May 18th, 2014 at 12:57 pm said:

My fun sense is tingling…or does that only work if a Spiderman game was released v_v


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+ MakoSoul on May 18th, 2014 at 12:59 pm said:

TRAAAANNNSISTOR!!!! Seems like it will be good for remote play as well.


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+ Skater_Ricky on May 18th, 2014 at 1:10 pm said:

@26 Pabloo1010, You will be able to play PS2 games on PS Vita once “PlayStation Now” comes out this summer.


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+ stlthriot on May 18th, 2014 at 1:13 pm said:

Transistor! Can’t wait!! :D
Is there a pre-order bonus at all? :)


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+ yowzagabowza on May 18th, 2014 at 1:28 pm said:

@18 yup, select titles only. So expect it to be full games only and not all of them. Useless for me.

Please put prices on the drop.


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+ ccrogers15 on May 18th, 2014 at 1:29 pm said:

Wow. Absolutely nothing this week. Hopefully the Tuesday update list is better… I mean, wow. This is awful. That FTP sale last week was horrible, and now there is NO sale this week? Why does EU get the great stuff? They are having an amazing sale this week and we get nothing. As usual.

Now, If I may, here are some Classics you need to add:

1. Ape Escape (Why this being a first party title that sold perfect and is highly requested, but not on the store, is beyond me)
2. Ape Escape 2 and 3
3. Obscure
4. Obscure: the aftermath (2)
5. Silent Hill 4: The Room
6. Resident Evil Outbreak
7. The Urbz: Sims In The City

Come on sony, make this happen.


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+ HitmanRebornEX on May 18th, 2014 at 1:33 pm said:

Am buying Transistor, Drakengard 3, and Mugen Souls Z…. lol i feel the hurt from my wallet xD


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+ HitmanRebornEX on May 18th, 2014 at 1:35 pm said:

Btw i need more friends on my list if you like jrps and anime etc please add me xD!!!


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+ HitmanRebornEX on May 18th, 2014 at 1:36 pm said:

jrpg* =P


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+ ccrogers15 on May 18th, 2014 at 1:38 pm said:

@35,

Playstation Now won’t be great for everyone. Id greatly prefer digital PS2 classics on vita that are local. I don’t want to be forced to stream them. Not everyones connections are super fast, and its been proven over and over that Vita is more powerful than the PS3 in almost every aspect except its physical media.

The Vita running PS2 classics shouldn’t be an issue at all.


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+ Rezolution77 on May 18th, 2014 at 1:43 pm said:

Better be some good sales.

Last two weeks have been seriously week.


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+ Rezolution77 on May 18th, 2014 at 1:49 pm said:

Deinately hear you @42

Not a fan of streaming either. Another reason I will not switch to PS3.

ugh, and I meant weak.


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+ Rezolution77 on May 18th, 2014 at 1:51 pm said:

PS 4….sighs….

Been cursed with too many thought bubbles


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+ poodude on May 18th, 2014 at 1:51 pm said:

Drakengard 3 for me this week. Will hopefully be able to get Wolfenstein, Mugen Souls Z and Transistor soon.


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+ Rezolution77 on May 18th, 2014 at 1:58 pm said:

Would it kill you to have a better / larger sale on PSP , PSOne , PS2.

And keep adding.


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+ gamer_316 on May 18th, 2014 at 2:00 pm said:

I’m looking forward to Watch_Dogs next week ^^


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+ JackmoveJohnny on May 18th, 2014 at 2:01 pm said:

No demo for Transistor? :(


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+ KazeEternal on May 18th, 2014 at 2:03 pm said:

Drakengard 3, Transistor, and Wolfenstien…. combine that with LAIR and FF14….. going to be a loaded week.


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