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Feb 07

PlayStation Store Update

Grace Chen's Avatar Posted by Sr. Director, PlayStation Store

Hey, everyone. It’s time again for the PLAYSTATION Store weekly update.

Downloadable Games

Go! Sports Skydiving ($4.99)
Go! Sports Skydiving is a skydiving simulator that uses the SIXAXIS wireless controller to twist, turn and pull off tricks. The easy and intuitive motion control allows you to move through the skies into various skydiving team formations or solo tricks with the greatest of ease. Supports several single player modes, including formation, team match, landing and several online battle modes.
File size: 457 MB
ESRB Rated E

PS one Classics for PS3 / PSP

Crash Bandicoot: WARPED ($5.99)
Oh, yeah! He’s back! AND he’s ready to rumble! It’s a whole new adventure with Crash Bandicoot, and this time he’s time-traveling through the ages with his little sister Coco! Scuba-dive with the sharks, ride a baby T-Rex, go soar the skies in a plane, gallop along the Great Wall of China on a tiger, dodge ancient Egyptian mummies, and much much more!
File size: 105 MB
ESRB Rated E

Add-on Game Content

MotorStorm Chinese New Year Skin (free)
Celebrate the Chinese Year of the Rat with a special gift from the MotorStorm team! A special Chinese New Year gift awaits all our players – a mystery paint job for the Wulff Revo Rally Car.
File size: 100 KB

Rock Band
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “Calling Dr. Love” – Kiss ($1.99)
  • “We Care a Lot”—Faith No More ($1.99)
  • “Roam”—B-52s ($1.99)

File sizes: 23 MB – 41.3 MB

Demos

LOST PLANET Multiplayer Demo
This is the multiplayer demo for the Sci-Fi action shooting game LOST PLANET. Connect to the net and do battle on a distant frozen world. The snow pirates are waiting for you!
File size: 231 MB
ESRB Rated T

Game Videos

Uncharted: Final Trailer (free)
Check out the newest trailer for Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune featuring Uncharted: The El Dorado Megamix by DJ Shadow!
File size: 177 MB (HD)

MLB 08 The Show First Look (free)
There’s a reason so many gaming editors are saying “[The Show] is the best baseball franchise ever created”. But take a look for yourself with a first look as the team heads into spring training for the 2008 season. MLB 08 The Show: Nothing Gets You Closer.
File size: 32 MB (HD)

Burnout Paradise Dev Diary (free)
A closer look at Burnout Paradise with Creative Producer Alex Ward and Lead Designer Craig Sullivan.
File size: 338 MB (HD)

Burnout Launch Trailer 1 (free)
Check out the 1st Launch trailer from Burnout Paradise where your possibilities are limitless.
File size: 63 MB (HD)

Burnout Launch Trailer 2 (free)
File size: 62 MB (HD)

Conflict “Destruction” Dev Diary (free)
Hear from Julian Foxall, Senior Programmer at Pivotal Games, as he discusses some of the impressive destruction capabilities utilized in the new co-op FPS, Conflict: Denied Ops.
File size: 488 MB (HD)

Movie and Blu-ray Disc Trailers

WALL•E Trailer 2 (free)
What if mankind had to leave Earth, and somebody forgot to turn the last robot off? WALL•E, a robot, spends every day doing what he was made for. But soon, he will discover what he was meant for. From Academy Award-winning writer-director, Andrew Stanton (“Finding Nemo”), Disney•Pixar’s WALL•E is the story of one robot’s comic adventures as he chases his dream across the galaxy.
File size: 128 MB (HD), 182 MB (1080)

30 Days of Night Trailer (free)
Cross over to the dark side in this bone-chilling adaptation of the cult-hit graphic novel. In a small Alaskan town, a growing band of bloodthirsty vampires thrust the living into a deadly game of cat and mouse and screams.
File size: 106 MB (HD), 137 MB (1080)

PS3 Wallpaper

(2) Uncharted Wallpapers (free)
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Uncharted Drake’s Fortune Wallpaper
File sizes: 816 KB – 1.30 MB

Here is this week’s content release for the PLAYSTATION Store for PC. To download these games to your PSP, navigate to http://store.playstation.com. There, you’ll find descriptions of the content and directions on how to get started. For more on the PLAYSTATION Store for PC, please click here.

Downloadable Games
* Go! Puzzle ($5.99)

Digital Comic
* THE CRYPTICS ($2.99)

PS one Classics for PS3 / PSP
* Crash Bandicoot: WARPED ($5.99)

Demos (free)
* HARVEY BIRDMAN ATTORNEY AT LAW DEMO
* PUZZLE GUZZLE PC STORE DEMO

PSP Wallpaper (free)
* Twisted Metal HO Wallpaper #1

Game Videos (free)
* flOw PSP Trailer
* Twisted Metal: Head On Behind The Scenes 1
* Twisted Metal: Head On Behind The Scenes 2
* THE CRYPTICS Video
* BRAVE STORY: NEW TRAVELER TRAILER

Hope you enjoy!

Add Your Own

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Snap said:

February 7th, 1:31 pm

Not bad, not bad. Nice job!

Ramage said:

February 7th, 1:31 pm

First launch in a while without themes…bummer. Lookin’ forward to that Lost Planet Demo though.

nmc75 said:

February 7th, 1:32 pm

Happy Chinese New Year, everyone!

Neil said:

February 7th, 1:36 pm

Hell…..yes…..

that is all.

Stoffinator said:

February 7th, 1:37 pm

Another solid update thanks. I hope we get a single player demo of Lost Planet.

Turboblog said:

February 7th, 1:37 pm

Good update. At most, Im so happy for Naughty Dog’s Crash Bandicoot – Warped! It´s my favorite part. What I also find good is that recently Uncharted trailer from the “playstation blog” came and now available at the store. But i dont understand, why are not so many Blu-Ray trailers? I hope it will still works.

enrichovega said:

February 7th, 1:37 pm

Lost Planet Demo?…Sweet. See U guys on the frozen tundra!

Xostas said:

February 7th, 1:37 pm

Canadian Prices are still high.

Why can’t Sony answer why they are charging extra for Canadians? People in the US pay $6 for the Rockband DLC and here in Canada we pay $9?

Where’s the logic?

The Dollar is at parity. Being that this is Digital Distribution, there are no extra costs for shipping up the the Great White North. No Packaging…

Why the silence on this Sony?

MrSodaBread said:

February 7th, 1:38 pm

There’s a playable demo of the PSP game Patapon up on the Japanese store, just download and transfer from the PS3 to the PSP. It was a bit difficult guessing though the language barrier, but what I was able to play sure was fun!

ftwrthtx said:

February 7th, 1:43 pm

Very Nice Update!

Atari said:

February 7th, 1:43 pm

Any chance of starting to include demo’s for all of the PSN games like Sky Diving? There may be something wrong with me, but I can’t spend money on games I can’t try out. :)

scorpio said:

February 7th, 1:44 pm

wow, GREAT demo!!!!

thanks again…

jazzagers said:

February 7th, 1:49 pm

I like what see in this update Grace but I have to ask, what’s the situation with the Playstation store and Mac compatibility?

daver420 said:

February 7th, 1:50 pm

Nice update, I would buy Go! Skydiving if it was properly priced here in Canada… come on guys u have that nifty thing u can do to answer questions on comments left by users… use it

Reefer_Smoker97 said:

February 7th, 1:51 pm

this is not the best update no theme two [DELETED] wallpapers one demo witch looks good i was hoping we would see a mlb08 the show demo or haze and id like to see a system update we haven’t had one in a long time.

Reefer_Smoker97 said:

February 7th, 1:52 pm

this is not the best update no theme two horrible wallpapers one demo witch looks good i was hoping we would see a mlb08 the show demo or haze and id like to see a system update we haven’t had one in a long time.

tsukasa1288 said:

February 7th, 1:56 pm

>>9
I believe the problem doesn’t lie in getting the game on your PSP, as the pictures make its pretty self explanatory, but the fact that only 1 account’s downloads can be active at a time on your PSP at a time. So say if you have a few games downloaded from your account on the US PS Store to your PSP and then you put the Patapon demo from the JPN PS Store on your PSP, all your older downloads won’t work until you reactive your PSP with your US Account, which in turn makes your JPN Account downloads invalid.

Its really quite the hassle if you ask me, but its still better than waiting a few weeks if you are dying to play the demo.

Foxx said:

February 7th, 1:59 pm

One thing that I don’t understand is the lack of demo’s for the PSN titles. This stopped me from buying Pixlejunk Monsters and will stop me from purchasing the Go Sports Skydiving game that went up today. Is there a reason for not doing demo’s that I’m not aware of? Every reason I can think of would lead to larger sales for these small titles.

Enough of the rant, a great update this week… thanks!

jaydogg691 said:

February 7th, 1:59 pm

I’m still wondering why PSP videos aren’t in 480×272 resolution in the PS Store for PC. The flOw video is a shame to look at on the PSP. The PSP has a great screen and I can’t believe you’re not taking advantage of it.

C-h-a-o-s said:

February 7th, 2:01 pm

Holy smokes never thought I would say this so soon, nice PC store update.

vitz3 said:

February 7th, 2:01 pm

This is a lame update.

Crash Bandicoot is ok and all but we need more variety. After I got burned from Go! Sports Ski I’ll never buy anything made by those guys again.

How about a meaningful update. Like the Home Beta or something about LittleBigPlanet.

Also, fix the pricing. Canadians shouldn’t have to play more when our dollar is comparable to the US one.

MrSodaBread said:

February 7th, 2:02 pm

>>16
Thanks for the reply,
Just to clarify, I didn’t have any real hassles downloading the demo or transferring it to the PSP, or juggling accounts which I don’t usually find a problem at all. The only hitch was navigating through the demos introductory screens and the in-game text prompts which are all in Japanese (which I don’t speak/read). After the first level is complete you are prompted to input some text from the mini-keyboard (that too is in Japanese text) and it was at that point my experience came undone!

TheGraciousOne said:

February 7th, 2:03 pm

Nice Update. Pretty meaty on both sides (psp/ps3).

ryuzx said:

February 7th, 2:04 pm

This is a solid update, SCEA. And it is made solid because you have a mix of everything—-including a PSOne classic! Thanks! Keep it up every week, please.

Hm, I’ve never played the Crash games before, but now that they are all released, and just $6 a pop, I’m tempted to give them a shot.

I wish it was a single player LP demo, because I’m curious how different it plays compared to the 360 version (since it uses the RE4-esque viewpoint added to the PC version). I guess I’ll just wait until it releases and rent it through Gamefly.

Thanks again, SCEA!

psmgamer said:

February 7th, 2:09 pm

Great update guys. I love Crash 3: Warped. Keep up the good work.

thataide said:

February 7th, 2:10 pm

Crash Bandicoot WARPED is the PS1 game I’ve been waiting for… Hope to see a new PS1 game every week, I’ll probably purchase it!
Good to see the Lost Planet demo coming the same day as in Japan.
And the Skydiving game looks cool and it’s cheap, if there is a positive review about it I’ll purchase as well…
Great update, thanks!

Gunwing said:

February 7th, 2:14 pm

Now thats an update! Please get the PSN cards to the US/UK pronto! I want to spend some cash on PSN without a credit card!

slicecom said:

February 7th, 2:16 pm

Still price gouging Canadians, still no GT5 Prologue Demo that Japan got months ago…

Scodo_Thope said:

February 7th, 2:22 pm

Great stuff. How about more offline multiplayer games. Sure would be nice to show off the PS3 to groups of people and give me and the woman some more quality time together.

symmetricalblue said:

February 7th, 2:27 pm

i know there’s a way to download purchased PSP games via the PS3 and transfer them from the PS3 to the PSP, but what about PSP demos? i can’t download any since i’ve got a mac :-(

Kamil4554 said:

February 7th, 2:27 pm

Awesome I wan to buy all those Crash games and other things from the PSN but i dont have a credit card :( Plz tell us at least if they’re coming out soon i can’t wait

Kazammm said:

February 7th, 2:40 pm

Great update, but wheres Home? I am super excited for it and its supposed to come out this quarter…

Enedok said:

February 7th, 2:44 pm

Nice update, a bit of everything. I like it.

@Scodo_Thope #28:
Pixel Mosters? Great game!

I agree with jaydogg691 #18. Flow looks sharp in 320*240 but I would love to see a clip of it in full 480*272. (The brave story trailer is in 480*270, but it got a nasty compression and a horrible black level.) Please make sure the videos are optimized before uploading.

Daver said:

February 7th, 2:45 pm

Another nice update!! Good job!

Doctor What said:

February 7th, 2:48 pm

On the topic of updates: SingStar’s Singstore updated today with… Wait for it… Seven new songs:

Doves: Black & White Town (Never heard it)
Editors: Munich (Meh)
Bryan Ferry: Let’s Stick Together (Not exactly a classic)
Whitney Houston: Greatest Love of All (Okay for the warblers, but not much fun to sing along with for the rest of us)
Marillion: Incommunicado (There’s better from the genre in the same era)
MC Hammer: U Can’t Touch This (Rubbish to sing along with)
UB40: Red Red Wine (Naff song, but at least you can belt it out)

Utterly underwhelming. Sony London: what are you playing at? You didn’t respond to all the questions after the Playstation.blog post a few days ago and then you unleash this wave of mediocrity. Where are the big tracks that we will all want to sing? Why only seven tracks?

thingg said:

February 7th, 2:54 pm

Wow, nice update and keep the PS1 games coming!! (If only to silence the whiners)

@people asking about Home
Anyone ever hear of the GDC? If we don’t get any word on Home then, feel free to complain all you want, but until then, keep a lid on it.

freereign said:

February 7th, 2:54 pm

There seriously needs to be a cryptogram/cryptanalysis/cryptography game for PS3 on the Store. The PS3 has enough power to create killer codes to crack!

Nightmare142 said:

February 7th, 3:02 pm

I was wish Go! Sports Skydiving was $2.99 like Go! Sports Ski, but i’ll still buy it.

Enedok said:

February 7th, 3:06 pm

@37 Freereign
It is, its called Folding@Home

J/k, what do you mean? “Here, my loyal PS3, crack this password hash from my brothers computer”

Lowe0 said:

February 7th, 3:08 pm

360 owners got this content two days ago. Why do we always have to wait?

B1ack_Mage said:

February 7th, 3:12 pm

Overall it’s a pretty good update. It’s a shame that there aren’t demos for the downloadable games. It should be mandatory. I’m glad there is another PS1 game, it seems there is a schedule to put one out every other week. Maybe it could change to every week?

And where are the Playstation Cards? They were promised for the beginning of 08, and we haven’t heard a word since.

Vipre77 said:

February 7th, 3:12 pm

GAH!!! More Crash Bandicoot? Let’s see… I guess that means we’re getting somewhere around 1-in-6 games being a Crash game? Woooo…. Come on, I know you got a better selection than that to chose from… Here’s some requests…

MGS
GT
GT2
Legacy of Kain
FF7, 8, 9
FF Tactics
FF Anthology
FF Chronicles
Legend of Dragoon
Saga Frontier 1 & 2
Dragon Quest VII
Resident Evil 1 – 3
Tekken 1 – 3
Tomb Raider
Star Ocean: Second Story
Einhander
Azure Dreams
GTA 1 & 2

I realize a lot of those are Squaresoft and other third party games, but you really should be pushing these guys for re-release on PSN as some of these were the biggest PS1 games of all time. You’ve already shown that you can get third parties to let you do it (Castlevania: SOTN comes to mind). Several of these have sequels coming out in the near future. Now is the time to start milking these franchises by releasing the originals again! Get people back in that frame of mind and get those add-on sales a moving!

Bender Rodriguez said:

February 7th, 3:31 pm

My wireless router is broke, but there doesn’t seem to be anything worth downloading this week anyway.

jonnyblaze11 said:

February 7th, 3:35 pm

@Foxx i got a demo of pixeljunk monsters from the Japan store, the game menus and tutorial are all in in english too so it was cool.

B1ack_Mage said:

February 7th, 3:39 pm

People need to stop complaining about no FF PS1 games in the PS store. Square Enix doesn’t do that. They haven’t released a single one of their titles on Virtual Console, XBLA, or the PS Store. I wish we could get them, but square likes to rerelease games for more money.

TheDevilsJoker said:

February 7th, 3:50 pm

Right, good update, it really is. BUT MORE PS1 GAMES. They would go down an absolute storm and dont require being made, its all emulation, go nuts! MGS, Resident evil, all that jazz. I mean, RE1 and RE2 are on the Jap store, bring em across the ocean.

Also im from england, but still give the canadians a break and bring their prices down, its bad enough you rip us off but at least you hide behind the exchange rate for us, the canadians are being robbed in clear daylight.

JEFREGOSO said:

February 7th, 3:58 pm

PLAYSTATION NETWORK PARA MEXICO

Foxx said:

February 7th, 3:59 pm

@ Jonnyblaze11 … Thank you for the response … neat that there’s a demo up on the Japanese store at least … still begs the question why it isn’t released here especially if there already is a demo in place. Oh well, thanks again jonny for the reply.

BBoY said:

February 7th, 4:00 pm

I also agree with everyone else about the Canadian prices, especially on Rock Band DLC. I REFUSE to buy single track DLC and get gouged. There’s a lot of songs I’d download if I could get them for fair prices. So for now I’m just sticking to song packs. Smarten up Sony!

xxLONESTARxx said:

February 7th, 4:02 pm

Exceeded my expectations…now to go grab that Chinese New Year skin…

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