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Jul 31

PlayStation Store Update

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

Downloadable Games

PixelJunk Eden ($9.99)
PixelJunk Eden is an organic platformer that sees you take control of a little ‘grimp’, swinging and jumping between tall alien plants, and collecting pollen to grow more life. Lush visuals, slick controls and amazing music make it an incredibly atmospheric and addictive experience. Download the full game today and prepare to enter Eden!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 106 MB

Add-on Game Content

Soul Calibur IV: Customization Equipment 1 ($1.49)
Revival is the word with equipment delivered directly from the previous Soulcalibur series. As a sneak preview, the armour of Sophitia, the head gears of Astaroth, Nightmare and Voldo are available to name some. Did we mention that the head gears of Yoshimitsu is also available as well?
File size: 3.09 MB

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

  • “Yomp” – thenewno2 ($0.99)
  • “This is It” – Staind ($1.99)
  • “They Say” – Scars on Broadway ($1.99)
  • “Electric Crown” – Testament ($1.99)

File sizes: 21.3 MB – 42.7 MB

Game Demos (free)

LEGO Indiana Jones The Original Adventures Demo
LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures takes the fun and creative construction of LEGO and combines it with the wits, daring and non-stop action from the original cinematic adventures that enthralled audiences everywhere.
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 762 MB

Madden NFL 09 Demo
Madden NFL 09 is the first ever sports game that adapts to you! Continuing 20 Years of Innovation, Madden NFL 09 unleashes over 85 new features and enhancements, including the all-new Virtual Training Center, EA Sports BackTrack and the Adaptive Difficulty Engine, which tailors the experience to your individual playing style and football IQ.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 1230 MB

FaceBreaker Demo
The renaissance of the arcade boxing genre is upon us. Created by the same team that developed the award-winning Fight Night Round 3, FaceBreaker offers irreverent fun, immersive gameplay, and eye-popping stylized graphics. In this in-your-face, arcade world full of ego-wielding characters, each boxer comes to life with unique attributes and distinct personal style. Add a little personal motivation to your fight by uploading a photo of your face to create a realistic likeness using Photo Game Face, and go toe-to-toe with a real-life friend or foe.
ESRB Rated Teen
File size: 952 MB

Game Videos (free)

The Last Guy Trailer
You are the chosen one, and it is up to you to rescue the last survivors on earth by leading them to safety through zombie-infested streets. With a classic arcade style overhead view, make your way through detailed real-world cities and use your heat vision to find people hiding in buildings. Then lead them to the Escape Zone before time runs out in this frantic, addictive game.
File size: 69 MB (1080)

Vampire Rain Altered Species Trailer 3
File size: 97 MB (HD)

Beijing 2008 Track Trailer
Bring home the Gold! Compete in the official video game of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with new gameplay mechanics at home or with online multiplayer. 38 events across 10 official Olympic sports including track and field, aquatics, gymnastics, and cycling! Check out one of the new trailers featuring several track events!
File size: 55 MB (HD)

Beijing 2008 Swimming Trailer
Bring home the Gold! Compete in the official video game of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games with new gameplay mechanics at home or with online multiplayer. 38 events across 10 official Olympic sports including track and field, aquatics, gymnastics, and cycling! Check out the new aquatics trailer for a taste of Olympic competition!
File size: 67 MB (HD)

Bionic Commando Rearmed: The Making Of – Part 2
Explore the re-making of a classic side-scroller in part 2 of this 3-part documentary that looks at how Bionic Commando was brought back into action!!
File size: 298 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – BMX Progression
Defending BMX Dirt champion Ryan Nyquist talks about how the sport has changed and how BMX Dirt is a melting pot of International competitors. Nyquist talks to us during the BMX Dirt finals where he captured the win.
File size: 134 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – BMX Rewind
A compilation of all the moments to remember in BMX Dirt, BMX Vert and BMX Park from the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in Baltimore, Maryland.
File size: 125 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – FMX Unleashed
A compilation of the best moments in Freestyle Motocross from the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in Baltimore, Maryland.
File size: 122 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – Skate Highlights
A compilation of the best moments in Skateboard Park and Skateboard Vert from the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in Baltimore, Maryland.
File size: 94 MB (HD)

PS3 Themes (free)

Killzone 2 Theme
Customize your PS3 system with a cool Killzone 2 Theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 3.87 MB

PixelJunk Eden Theme (x2)
Customize your PS3 system with a cool PixelJunk Eden Theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 0.98 MB – 1.02 MB

PS3 Wallpaper (free)

Siren: Blood Curse Wallpaper (x2)
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Siren: Blood Curse wallpaper
File size: 346 KB – 2.41 MB

Soul Calibur IV Wallpaper (x2)
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Soul Calibur IV wallpaper
File size: 288 KB – 1.57 MB

Street Fighter IV: Summer 08 Wallpaper
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Street Fighter IV wallpaper
File size: 185 KB – 795 KB

Game Music

Soul Calibur IV: Downloadable Music (x17 individual tracks @ $0.99 each, full set @ $14.99)
The ultimate music pack with all the stage music from the original SOULCALIBUR (1999). This set contains all the separate music files available by purchasing Music Set 1-17. Go to the OPTION menu and select STAGE MUSIC SETTINGS to play the music once purchased. Refunds cannot be offered for any individual music set already purchased prior to the ultimate music pack download.
File sizes: 5.58 MB – 8.97 MB (tracks), 75.1 MB (full set)

Hope you enjoy!

Add Your Own

SDkngsht said:

July 31st, 3:46 pm

it’s days like this that are the reason i upgraded to 320GB.

zakir8 said:

July 31st, 3:47 pm

Madden 09 is here!!!! Nice Update.

SocomTysoN said:

July 31st, 3:47 pm

Don’t you guys see? They arent gonna comment or respond about life with playstation. Another broken promise by playstation and they wonder why they are losing the console war..seriously. I love my ps3 and im on it everyday but they really need to get their act together and stop selling people false promises

Thetruefiziks said:

July 31st, 3:49 pm

if you don’t enjoy your current life with playstation you won’t enjoy Life With Playstation

PhenzCrete said:

July 31st, 3:49 pm


Why cant you atleast answer questions about Life With Playstation? I mean we did buy the PS3, the least you could do is keep us informed. Jack said clearly that it would be released at the end of July…why so many broken promises? Can you atleast let us know whats going on with it?

PhenzCrete said:

July 31st, 3:50 pm

where is life with playstation? Is this another broken promise?

ky181 said:

July 31st, 3:50 pm

there is a game called snakeball that is showing up on new releases what is it?

jqtaxpayer said:

July 31st, 3:50 pm

Good update, but I don’t like how the SCIV downloadable works… if they’re charging you for content, they should tell you EXACTLY what’s in it.

DL’ed PJ Eden, though… as they say ’round McDonalds, I’m lovin’ it.

SDkngsht said:

July 31st, 3:52 pm

@ #35

what the h3ll are you talking about? i stopped reading your post at number 3 because two of the first 3 things you complained about we alread have.

you can leave the music player on ONE of the THREE AVAILABLE visualizations without it switching. the earth one is hot.

also…you can turn notifications of messages and online/offline off already.

do us all a favor before you post another book like this (if you really even OWN a PS3 cause if you did you should know these things) on this blog. LOOK AROUND YOUR SETTINGS AND FIGURE OUT WHAT’S THERE.

or…what i think is the real problem…go actually BUY a PS3 so you know what you’re talking about. thanks.

you can get a copy of this blogpost by asking your mom. she has a copy.

Thetruefiziks said:

July 31st, 3:53 pm

snakeball is not a new game, i dunno why it’s in new releases, if you notice tho they put warhawk there last week

PhenzCrete said:

July 31st, 3:54 pm

Hey Jeff/Jack/Grace ~

Can you atleast answer us? All we want is an answer. Why did Jack go on national television and lie to us?

FritoZ said:

July 31st, 3:54 pm

@100 KazeEternal

it’s all Horse armor to me anymore…

(i agree with you)

nickel and diming, is what it is…

hopefully it will come back to bite developers when they realize this kind of charging for stuff that should be free is alienating and generally pi$$ing off gamers.

If the game JUST came out for $60 (MORE for collector’s editions) and the DLC is ALSO already out, THEN WHY DIDN’T YOU PUT THAT IN THE GAME IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!!

I thought Unlockables were great ways to reward gamers, if most publishers had their way, we have to pay for all of them.


it’s all about $$$, instead of building and nurturing a gaming community centered around your product that will become die-hard fans.

my 2 cents

optimusprime76 said:

July 31st, 3:55 pm

Eden here I come

kingv84 said:

July 31st, 3:57 pm

lol LIFE WITHOUT PLAYSTATION! Come on SONY, where is it? oops, you forgot, its late!!! Like everything else.

LeonBlade said:

July 31st, 3:57 pm

Almost everyone on this blog has commented with questions about “Life with PlayStation”

Can’t you just tell us what’s going on?

PhenzCrete said:

July 31st, 3:57 pm

Where is Life with Playstation?

kingv84 said:

July 31st, 3:59 pm

I love SONY’s stupid No comment trick. They think it works. Maybe if they are silent enough people might forget. Come On! People are just going to keep asking, just respond. You can even say ” NO COMMENT” that would be a start.

Daver said:

July 31st, 3:59 pm

I just watched the last guy video and it looks nice, i hope there will be montreal in the cities :)
oh and i got Eden too, i liked the demo, its so fun with friends
Great update again! thanks

kingv84 said:

July 31st, 4:00 pm

Eden rocks!! I love it. Thanks for this atleast.

FritoZ said:

July 31st, 4:01 pm


way to be jerk, man.

it’s people like you that are bringing this blog down.

another blogposter was nice enough to point out the notification setting in the system tab, in a genial and polite way.

you, on the other hand, are a true troll.

and if you actually knew ANYTHING you would know that when listening to music, the effects will switch to the next arrangement after a given time. yeesh.

:ye who cast stones..:


Schitthammer said:

July 31st, 4:02 pm

Great update, PixelJunk Eden is a wicked game! Nice set of demos as well.

Jeff, any chance of you getting us some info on Life with PlayStation? I hate to ask since everyone else is too but if you could at least let us know if it’s coming soon?

Thetruefiziks said:

July 31st, 4:03 pm

can manipulate visualizer with right ctrl stick too, just pointing it out again

optimusprime76 said:

July 31st, 4:04 pm

For everyone who is complaining about Life with Playstation, do you people have anything else to do besides [DELETED] and moaning. You asked for In Game XMB, they delivered, you asked for more demos, we have 3, two of which are out the same week with the 360. You asked for movie service, it was delivered, and we have a great game in Eden coming out today. And yet you still complain about a feature that no one knew about until last month. Seriously, I have never seen a more spoiled nagging group of people than gamers. Be patient.

wu-stix said:

July 31st, 4:04 pm

What is with everybody going on about netflix. The mail service is ok, but seriously the streaming movies are total garbage. Name one movie you can stream that is worth watching? The reason they can stream them is that the studios think they are worthless ie no one wants to pay to watch them or demand is so low that they are now giving the stuff away.

PhenzCrete said:

July 31st, 4:04 pm

Where is Life with Playstation? You people at SCEA really need to step up and say something.

FritoZ said:

July 31st, 4:05 pm

@122 thetruefiziks

you can change back and forth to the next effect, that’s it.

I’m talking about color control, zooming, rotation, etc. etc. like the PSone had, and the 360 has now.

it would just be cool, that’s all.

libregkd_117 said:

July 31st, 4:06 pm

Wow. Alot of whiners. It seems this blog is just a place for them to vent and not really add anything. I miss the good old days of the PS2, PS1, Genesis where there wasn’t such a thing as an online store.

Damn kids these days are spoiled.

Land Of Trill said:

July 31st, 4:08 pm

Why don’t you stop your complaining they said at the end of the month so after tonight are even 11:59pm then you can start this up again you are all impatient and some seem to be spoiled with nothing else to do read a book

PhenzCrete said:

July 31st, 4:08 pm


E-DOGG said:

July 31st, 4:10 pm

when does the movie store get updated???

E-DOGG said:

July 31st, 4:11 pm

did the movie store get updated today??

PhenzCrete said:

July 31st, 4:11 pm

When do we get Life With Playstation?! JACK IS A LIAR!

Thetruefiziks said:

July 31st, 4:13 pm


no you can change speed, change color, and shapes or whatever you’d like to call it

FritoZ said:

July 31st, 4:14 pm


wow, you must have majored in debate.

Linteria said:

July 31st, 4:15 pm

I’m having problems getting the full version of Eden going. I have the demo, bought and downloaded the full game, and it supposedly installed, but i don’t see it anywhere and there’s no option in the demo to unlock it or whatever. I also can’t edit the title of the demo version and pretend that it’s the full one.

Help, please.

FritoZ said:

July 31st, 4:18 pm

@132 thetruefiziks

trust me, man. and go check it again-

you’ll notice with the right analog stick you can only tap it right once to change to the next effect. if you then tap left again, you will see it go back to the prevoius effect.

up and down and R3 don’t do anything.

(btw i have the 60gig launch PS3)

i hope they can cook up some new ones soon or allow us to tweak the settings ala winamp!

Thetruefiziks said:

July 31st, 4:19 pm

nuh uh dude you can drive the whole visualization (the one that isnt the ribbon or globe) by holding a direction on the right stick

perrandy said:

July 31st, 4:21 pm

maybe blinky AKA jack tretton mispoke when he declared that life with playstation will be out the end of this month. maybe, he really meant by the end of 2010,2011 timeframe LMAO

joking aside, i think its embarrsing that a big company such as sony announce something and just don’t deliver in time or just do something silly as to point out that valkyrie chronicles would come on psp. gaffes like that shouldnt just happen… in any case,i think that the other company is laughing at sony right now by their sheer incompetence in bringing something that (SONY)ANNOUNCED…i guess they don’t care and just take us for granted!

good thing that they now have they blu-ray thingy sorted out since i think was all that they wanted.

dagothnonlik said:

July 31st, 4:21 pm

cool,life with playstation ftw

JamesL007 said:

July 31st, 4:22 pm

Alright those PSN cards need to get here now, I mean Soul Calibur IV content and Bionic Commando coming out soon too, we need those cards so much.

Not a bad update at all, Killzone 2 theme can I get a Hell yeah on that.


a4canada said:

July 31st, 4:22 pm

sounds like the new playstation store is pritty cool.

can’t wate till it will be releassed in Canada so i can give you my business!

please does anyone know when the new update will be available in Canada.

dagothnonlik said:

July 31st, 4:23 pm

killzone themes ^_^

FritoZ said:

July 31st, 4:25 pm

well, all i can seem to make it do (the one that isnt the ribbon or globe) is change to the next effect, of which there about 9 total..

when i press right on the analog stick, it simply initiates the transmogrification (i just invented that word) to the next effect.

it may seem like it’s being manipulated, because if you stop pushing right, it will stop, but if you quick tap it again, it will continue to the next effect, and then once it’s there, if you quick tap to the left, it will go back to the effect you were just viewing..

maybe we are just seeing the same thing, and are describing it differently?

billsk8 said:

July 31st, 4:26 pm

i cant find the greatest games anywhere!!!

perrandy said:

July 31st, 4:28 pm

on a lighter note, the store update is nice! thank you grace-san!;)

FritoZ said:

July 31st, 4:29 pm


you can get Warhawk at the PSStore!

but i haven’t seen any in stores yet, either.

pf course, i haven’t really been looking, as i have most of the greatest hits already!

Spectrace said:

July 31st, 4:31 pm

I WISH WE HAD THE DAMN PSN CARDS SO I CAN GET EDEN! I loved the demo but my parents don’t really like me using their credit card every time i want somehting from the PS Store. :( (im 17 so i cant get a credit card)

iReyz said:

July 31st, 4:31 pm


I downloaded the Facebreaker demo off Xbox Live earlier. Lets see wich on is better!

Thetruefiziks said:

July 31st, 4:32 pm


you can get a prepaid visa at radioshack or walmart, there’s no age limit

Ramage said:

July 31st, 4:34 pm

Will we be getting updates on video store updates on the blog. The only way I’m able to tell its updated is by Xam’d episodes but I’d like to know what else is technically ‘new’ since the new arrivals section seems to be the same from week to week.

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