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Oct 15

Oct 15

PlayStation Store Update

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

Hi Everyone – It’s time for the weekly PlayStation Store Update.

Updates

Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty Price Drop, Limited Time Only (now $9.99, regular price $14.99)

Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket Powered Battle Cars Temporary Sale (now $4.99, regular price $9.99))

Downloadable Games

.detuned ($2.99)
Developed by .theprodukkt, .detuned is a personalized, interactive music experience which gives you the opportunity to create dynamic artwork in real-time to accompany your XMB music collection. Manipulate the given scene by interacting with and modifying its unique graphics using the DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller. Plus you can change and tweak your own music to accompany the scene.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 53 MB

BUZZ! Junior: Monster Rally ($4.99)
Scare up some mayhem! Buzz! Junior: Monster Rally lets you choose a monster to explore the dark, spooky Monster Mansion. Now for the PlayStation 3 system, BUZZ! Junior: Monster Rally provides 4-way mischievous action and lets players fully customize their Monsters. Join in the monstrous fun through 5 mini-games from the original PS2 game. Compatible with BUZZ! buzzers or PlayStation 3 system controllers.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 467 MB

Mushroom Wars ($9.99)
Mushroom Wars is a fast-paced, accessible single and multiplayer RTS game with a quaint visual style that brings skirmish gameplay to the forefront. Battles of opposing tribes of Mushroom armies take place in close-quarters maps using simple, straight-forward controls against AI or friends. Short campaigns challenge players to take control of key strategic points. Conquest battles require complete annihilation of opponents.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 101 MB

topatoi: The Great Tree Story ($9.99)
topatoi for PlayStation 3 brings your screen to life with classic platforming gameplay over a variety of dynamic levels. Angry barbarians and tricky puzzles will challenge you at every step in the world of the Great Tree, but overcome these obstacles and you’ll unlock an extra fourteen bonus levels!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 204 MB

PSone Classics: PS3/PSP

Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation ($5.99)
More moves, more enemies, Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation! Experience the game that pushed the PlayStation to its limits! The indomitable Lara Croft returns in one of the most hard hitting and dramatic installments of the classic gaming franchise. How will Lara fare when danger surrounds her from all sides?
ESRB Rated T
File size: 485 MB

Game Demos (free)

NBA 2K10 Demo
Re-live the 2009 NBA Finals matchup with one of the most anticipated games releasing this fall, NBA 2K10. Download the demo today and get a quick look at the franchise that will again set the standard for basketball videogames by delivering an even better basketball experience this year via all-new gameplay components, out-of-this-world graphics, even more realistic Signature Style animations, all-new presentation elements and an unrivalled online system — this season you won’t just play the NBA, you’ll TAKE OVER.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 467 MB

Add-on Game Content

BUZZ! Quiz TV Space Pack ($5.99)
Isn’t it time a new star was discovered in the universe? Put yourself on the map and test yourself against this Space Quiz! The BUZZ!: Space Quiz pack features over 500 new questions about outer space to play in your favorite BUZZ!: Quiz TV and BUZZ!: Quiz World game modes. Download this quiz pack today and turn your party into the ultimate trivia showdown. Challenge friends and family with new questions and “Show ’em Your Trivia!”
File size: 59 MB

Hot Shots Golf Costume Pack 4 ($2.99)
This Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds bundle includes the costume pack and PS3 theme!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 1.3 MB

High Velocity Bowling Doug Graves ($0.99)
It’s time to bowl – High Velocity style! Add Doug Graves to your High Velocity Bowling roster. Doug is a former pro bowler turned mortuary owner who has a mysteriously powerful throw. But after years of digging graves, arthritis has set in, preventing precise spin control like the good ole days. Download includes Doug’s special Tombstone ball, plus the new Crypt Lane.
File size: 45 MB

High Velocity Bowling Ball Pack: Halloween ($0.99)
It’s time to bowl – High Velocity style! Spice up your bowling game with this cool pack of six custom “Halloween” theme bowling balls.
File size: 5.25 MB

High Velocity Bowling Ball Pack: Planets ($0.99)
It’s time to bowl – High Velocity style! Spice up your bowling game with this cool pack of six custom “Planets” theme bowling balls.
File size: 4.17 MB


Guitar Hero 5
For all song credits please visit www.guitarhero.com.

  • “California Queen” by Wolfmother ($1.99)
  • “Cosmic Egg” by Wolfmother ($1.99)
  • “Pilgrim” by Wolfmother ($1.99)
  • Wolfmother Track Pack ($5.49) – Downloadable Track Pack featuring “Pilgrim”, “California Queen”, “Cosmic Egg” by Wolfmother. Please Note: Many songs are available both as singles and as part of a Track Pack, so please carefully consider your purchases before downloading.

File size: 39 MB – 47 MB (singles) 124 MB (track pack)

Red Faction: Guerrilla Smasher Pack ($4.99)
Strategic destruction takes center stage in this Red Faction: Guerrilla Smasher Pack that adds a new Wrecking Crew mode and eight new Wrecking Crew maps. Jump behind the controls of an armored Walker and demolish large towers and structures in the new map Repercussion, then sit back and witness the devastating glory as the enemy stronghold crumbles in cascading destruction.
File size: 204MB

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

  • “Show Me the Way”— Black Tide ($1.99)
  • “What’s My Age Again?”— Blink-182 ($1.99)
  • “Satch Boogie”— Joe Satriani ($1.99)
  • “Surfing with the Alien”— Joe Satriani ($1.99)
  • “Icarus – Borne on Wings of Steel (Live)”— Kansas ($1.99)
  • “Point of Know Return (Live)”— Kansas ($1.99)
  • “Andres”— L7 ($1.99)
  • “(We Are) The Road Crew ’08”— Motörhead ($1.99)
  • “The Metal”— Tenacious D ($1.99)
  • “More Than Meets the Eye”— Testament ($1.99)
  • The Brütal Legend Pack ($2.99) – Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game track pack: The Brütal Legend Pack. This pack includes: “(We Are) The Road Crew ‘08” by Motörhead, “The Metal” by Tenacious D, and “More Than Meets the Eye” by Testament.

File sizes: 18 MB – 46 MB (singles) 70 MB (track pack)

Game Videos (free)

UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves – Cologne Gamescom Trailer
File size: 68 MB

Gran Turismo PSP TV Ad: Behind The Scenes
File size: 139 MB (HD) 240 MB (1080)

White Knight Chronicles Quest Trailer
File size: 84 MB (HD) 145 MB (1080)

LocoRoco – Midnight Carnival Trailer
File size: 54 MB (HD)

Madden NFL 10: Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the AFL
File size: 41 MB (HD)

Tekken 6 Motivation Trailer
File size: 213 MB (1080)

DJ Hero Jazzy Jeff Trailer
File size: 65 MB (HD)

DJ Hero Grandmaster Flash Trailer
File size: 80 MB (HD)

UNO Trailer (including French and Spanish)
File sizes: 37 MB – 39 MB (HD)

Themes

Cat Girl Akiko Hook-Ups ($1.99)
File size: 3.24 MB

Ice Cream Girls Hook-Ups ($1.99)
File size: 3.00 MB

Nurse Girl Nikki Hook-Ups ($1.99)
File size: 2.92 MB

German Panther Tank ($1.49)
File size: 5.72 MB

Azmodeus Dark Angels 5 ($1.49)
File size: 3.30 MB

Azmodeus Dark Angels Premium Theme ($1.99)
File size: 8.68 MB

Hells Heads ($1.49)
File size: 5.72 MB

Nebula Tunnels ($1.49)
File size: 5.82 MB

Shades Of Autumn ($1.49)

File size: 5.95 MB

PlayStation Store for PSP

Downloadable Games (also available from PS3 storefront)

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Tactical Strike ($15.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
Downloadable version of SOCOM Tactical Strike for the PSP system which originally launched in November, 2007
ESRB Rated T
File size: 874 MB

Manhunt 2 ($29.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
An experiment at a secret research facility has gone catastrophically wrong. Daniel Lamb and Leo Kasper are the only surviving subjects. The Pickman Project will stop at nothing to hunt them down and stop the truth from getting out.
ESRB Rated M
File size: 1.03 GB

Midnight Club L.A. Remix ($19.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
Race at breakneck speeds through the streets of modern-day L.A. in Midnight Club L.A. Remix, the ultimate racing experience for the PSP. Drive the hottest real-world tuners, muscle, luxury and exotic cars and superbikes on the streets today. Customize your vehicle with the best after-market performance parts and custom kits. And exclusive to Midnight Club L.A. Remix, travel to Tokyo to test your skills against the best racers in the world. Street racing with no track and no rules: Welcome to the Midnight Club.
ESRB Rated T
File size: 573 MB

Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition ($19.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
The series that took racing from the tracks to the open urban streets is raising the stakes even higher. Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition is the definitive racing experience for the PSP Portable Entertainment System, delivering an unparalleled level of speed
ESRB Rated E
File size: 952 MB

Street Fighter Alpha 3 Max ($19.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
Widely considered to be the best fighting game for the PSP. An improved version of the furious third entry in the Street Fighter Alpha series. Tag out and the second fighter enters performing a jump attack, a move useful for escaping tight situations. Versus battles heat up with the Wi-Fi League Battle Mode that allow a maximum of eight players to duke it out in round-robin mini tournaments.
ESRB Rated T
File size: 199 MB

Astro Boy: The Video Game ($29.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
Become the ultimate young robot hero from Astro Boy: The Movie. Use all of Astro Boy’s super powers on the ultimate adventure to save Metro City.
Astro Boy: The Video Game brings gorgeous platforming action and air combat to a new generation. It features hordes of enemies, colossal bosses, and all of Astro Boy’s powers including super strength, flight, arm cannons, drill attacks, and butt machine guns!
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 1.18 GB

Harvest Moon: Boy & Girl ($14.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
Will it be fate…or destiny? Be the person you want to be in this epic farming adventure! In Harvest Moon: Boy & Girl, you must choose between Destiny (playing as a boy) or Fate (playing as a girl). Whichever you choose, your life, goals, friends, and future family depend on how you help and interact with others in this wonderful world!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 292 MB

Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon ($14.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
From the world of Harvest Moon! Advanced robots and computers do the work for people on Heartflame Island, but even this amazing technology won’t save the island from the ancient curse that threatens to destroy it. The spell can be broken if someone can unlock the ancient lands sealed off long ago, but you’re the only one capable of pulling it off. Can you build a thriving farm and reclaim the land before time runs out?
ESRB Rated E
File size: 304 MB

Reel Fishing: The Great Outdoors ($14.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
It’s the most realistic fishing game ever! Sit back, tie on a lure, and cast a line across the tranquil lakes and tumbling streams surrounding the placid Aqua Lodge.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 150 MB

Add-on Game Content

Rock Band Unplugged (also available from PS3 storefront)
Build your Rock Band Unplugged library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “Jeremy”— Pearl Jam ($1.99)
  • “Headknocker”— Foreigner ($1.99)

File sizes: 16 MB – 21 MB

Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce DLC Pack 6 (free) (also available from PS3 storefront)
Quest Pack #6 – Take on the challenge of four new missions to really test your team’s abilities. Also includes all previous Quest Packs. To learn more about this pack and about Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce go to www.koei.com/strikeforce
File size: 1.13 MB

Game Videos (free)

LocoRoco Midnight Carnival Trailer
File size: 12 MB

GT PSP Producer Interview 2
File size: 11 MB

Gran Turismo TV Ad Behind the Scenes
File size: 22 MB

White Knight Chronicles Quest Trailer
File size: 14 MB

PSP Themes

German Panther Tank PSP Themes 1 and 2 ($1.49 each) (also available from PS3 storefront)
File sizes: 501 KB – 516 KB

Azmodeus Dark Angels PSP Theme 9 and 10 ($0.99 each) (also available from PS3 storefront)
File sizes: 502 KB – 515 KB

Hells Heads PSP Theme ($1.49) (also available from PS3 storefront)
File size: 302 KB

Shades of Autumn PSP Theme ($0.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
File size: 574 KB

Nebula Tunnels PSP Theme ($1.49) (also available from PS3 storefront)
File size: 578 KB

Wallpaper (free)

Fate/unlimited Codes Wallpaper 3 (also available from PS3 storefront)
File size: 124 KB

Add Your Own

balmung898 said:

October 15th, 8:25 pm

tells sarcastic people to shove it up you ass

luminum_x said:

October 15th, 8:31 pm

why isnt the psp store updated

Maaz said:

October 15th, 8:35 pm

WOW THANKS FOR THE DYNAMIC THEMES AND AVATARS…..

luminum_x said:

October 15th, 8:39 pm

hey they are on the psp store you just have to search it. I wish people would stop dissing sony because their game isnt on the ps store because they have nothing to do with it. The game companies are the ones who but the games on it. Thats why im going to complain on square enix website

Brapp347 said:

October 15th, 8:49 pm

no there not

balmung898 said:

October 15th, 8:50 pm

good luck complaining to square enix, did that 4 days ago, no response

blackgreensoul said:

October 15th, 8:52 pm

It’s midnight and I never got the update………

Moosehole said:

October 15th, 8:54 pm

Give us avatars, give us dynamic themes, and give us PSP games on the store THE SAME WEEK THEY ARE RELEASED ON UMD.

Until you guys learn how to do those three things you will fail in the eyes of most of your supporters.

Seriously. Your customers come on here every single week and tell you what they want. Why is it so effing hard for you to give it to them? Can you please explain that to me so I can understand?

Also, Resident Evil 2, Resident Evil 3, Dino Crisis, Diablo, and Final Fantasy VIII PS One Classics NAO!

Darth-Krayt said:

October 15th, 9:16 pm

People who get upset about not being able to over-pay for PS1 games are idiots imo……thank you.

jeffsmither said:

October 15th, 9:18 pm

Just let you guys know, The psp store has not been updated with this update.

Leanhartx said:

October 15th, 9:20 pm

the update is there manually search for the game, but who cares about this trash update.

lets just not buy anything from sony, let them keep releasing crap games and wonder why no income is coming lol.

Enigma777 said:

October 15th, 9:25 pm

Where is Dissidia?!

AdoAJ said:

October 15th, 9:25 pm

Not really happy with this update as I’m a PSP Go owner. Don’t really want Dissidia just want some cool shooters or action adventures (such as Uncharted PSP :( ) An Uncharted 2 dynamic theme would definitely be worth 3 bucks (hint hint nugge nudge). I hope the update next week is better.
I know it’s not your fault, you’re just the one who takes it.
Thanks a lot,
AdoAJ

Stellarskyfallen said:

October 15th, 9:38 pm

Hi Grace,

Its nice to see some of the older PSP titles making it to the PSN. About Picking up Manhunt 2. I was wondering if you could answer a question if the UMD’s and DD’s are actually going to start releasing at the same time? I’m sure some has to read these comments. At least some kind of blog answering the angry post’s of most us PSPgo owners. Great titles are missing from the PSN and need to be pushed.

Final Fantasy: Dissidia
Metal Gear Solid: PO
Tekken
Phantasy Star Portable
Star Ocean series
The New Yu-gi-oh game?

Can you please tell me if any of these will hit the store in the next 3 weeks? If not i need to trade my PSPgo in and get some xbox games.

RainbowByte said:

October 15th, 9:40 pm

I bought a psp go and i’m very disappointed in how little is available for download!

estoc1 said:

October 15th, 10:10 pm

This update sucks! What a load of Bulls**t.

Anti-Dentite said:

October 15th, 10:13 pm

Cool Avatars and Dynamic themes. Oh wait…

Korlithiel said:

October 15th, 10:15 pm

After last week’s update this is amazing, and yet it still feels like something is missing and the paid themes still are rather irritating.

DarkHawk2099 said:

October 15th, 10:25 pm

Another really weak update. :(

chorner said:

October 15th, 10:29 pm

i’d like to go into the store, but the boycott continues until:
– store ticker can be disabled
– number of store icons can be reduced back to a reasonable number (a single icon under PSN)

tim_AZNPx0 said:

October 15th, 10:31 pm

Hmm…still no Darkstalker Chronicles: The Dark Tower download…of all the games I have left, and even though the PSN had released them for download, only this one remains and yet they don’t release it?

Jeez…

estoc1 said:

October 15th, 10:33 pm

Do us all a favor, SCEA and go out of business. You fail to keep your customers by not listing to them. I hope that SCEA goes bankrupt next year!!

And to all you sarcastic Sony Fanboys here, kiss my a**!! Cause you know I am right and all of you are wrong.

Mattchewie said:

October 15th, 10:38 pm

sweet, no avatars……again….

le sigh

NEFFR said:

October 15th, 10:58 pm

Great! The PSP store is finally updated!

Sharpsniper-T said:

October 15th, 11:02 pm

awesome! the psp and mediago stores look great!

GameBreak68 said:

October 15th, 11:11 pm

Sorry Sony, but this update (and like many others as of late) are a mega disappointment.

Also, it would be great if the store was updated at a constant time. The PSP-Go release was a god-send for those of us waiting for the store update. You had everything ready to go for the whole day!

Avatars, premium and not, that you promised back at the 3.00 update, real killer not to have put anything to back that up yet other than saying “incoming” a while back.

And way to introduce dynamic themes, and barely put any out. Maybe even a freebie to try and convince hesitant theme-buyers?

Anyhow, that’s most of my gripes that have been building up. Notice, sounds just like hundreds of comments I’ve read?

Oh, one more thing. That Uncharted 2 theme was horrible. Seriously, a big game like that for you and you give it one of the worst themes I’ve ever seen.

gettinmoney662 said:

October 15th, 11:23 pm

I’m convinced that everyone that is whining about the lack of PSP games does not actually have a PSP Go! and are more than likely the same people who were complaining about the Go! before it’s launch. There are what? 160 or so games on the store right now? I can list 10 right now that are great and there is no way possible you could have played through all of them in the last two weeks.

Enigma777 said:

October 15th, 11:40 pm

@174: Uh… Sorry to break your “conviction” but I have a Go and I’m complaining about the lack of PSP games. I’ve already played most of the great older PSP games on my old PSP… so your argument is moot.

With that said, WHERE THE HELL IS DISSIDIA!?!?!

Stellarskyfallen said:

October 15th, 11:55 pm

(f ;”w’) f Grace do you read your comments? And at least make a reply personally I would like a answer. At least some of the other blogs the writer makes replys. Do your job.

WestSiide said:

October 16th, 12:30 am

I think I just realized the reason for the crappy PS One games they put up. I think what theyr doing is giving is all the shi**y games first because they know alot of people will buy them anyway because there’s really no other choice. But if they give us all the good ones first then later down the road when there’s nothing left but the crap ones to put up on the store, then no one will buy them. I guess maybe they don’t, in a sense, blow their load too soon.

mendo_shutaro said:

October 16th, 12:46 am

What happened to all new PSP games coming to the Go as well as UMD? I was going to buy Half Minute Hero this week… Lies do not make for happy customers.

Dear Sony US, you may be better than Sony EU (those guys are a total joke with their terrible store updates), but you are still doing a very poor job.

Next week, I hope to see Dissidia, Crisis Core, War of the Lions, and Half Minute Hero available for my Go. Thankyou!

Serge-01W said:

October 16th, 1:40 am

So when is Dissidia Final Fantasy going to be on the update list?

Velzorn said:

October 16th, 2:56 am

Sony,

In all seriousness the firmware 3.0 seems like a disaster not only because of the many unsatisfied customers and the problems it has caused but because of the promise of new avatars and dynamic themes being seemingly forgotten.

Please shed some light on these new features that so far have been ignored since the update.

ABNVOX said:

October 16th, 4:04 am

detuned is bizzare as hell, and mushroom wars was a bit confusing at first but yea that game rocks.

jqtaxpayer said:

October 16th, 4:06 am

Am I the only person who’s still wondering why the US hasn’t gotten Trine yet? But #49 is right… with a copy of Demon’s Souls sitting on my shelf, it doesn’t really matter.

Still, somewhat of a weak entry for those with PSP downloads not on their radar… though I’ll more than likely pick up one of those Harvest Moon games eventually.

Omerod said:

October 16th, 4:24 am

Well, this is certainly better than last week. I’m probably one of the last Tomb Raider fans in the world (though Underworld was pretty disappointing). Last Revelation is the best of the PSone lineup IMO, and it’s good to see more than 2 PSP games this week.

That being said, still waitin’ on FF8, Xenogears (in my wildest dreams), Gitaroo Man Lives, MegaMan Powered Up, Dissidia and Darkstalkers. I really really like the GO itself, but please give us better support for it.

Zagarz said:

October 16th, 4:51 am

Good update, but where are those PS1 classics. At least bring us the Ledgend of Dragoon. And where are the PSP releases of Final Fantasy games. Hurry up and get Crisis Core. I love how the PSPgo handles, but i miss my games. come on Playstation.

Quixote said:

October 16th, 5:34 am

Will the US Store ever see a Free Dynamic Theme.
The UK and Japanese stores did?

If the US store is not receiving a Free Dynamic Theme, can someone from Sony please explain why?

gators625 said:

October 16th, 6:05 am

Nice to see more PSP titles on the store.

HOWEVER, please do all that you can to get Lumines and/or Lumines II on PSN! It’s one of the all-time greats that new PSPgo owners can’t experience!

NewYork214 said:

October 16th, 6:05 am

please release fighting force as a PS1 classic. that was a really good PS1 game. would love to play it again. made by eidos

DJ_DTM said:

October 16th, 6:23 am

You kids at Sony need to stop smokin the reefer before work in the morning!
If I put out TV shows or a film with the quality you put into your work I would have my job no longer than A day.
Today’s epic fails -from Sony- are…
Sony store not available in my country or region -Canada as of this morning! how do you expect to collect money from Canada last I checked it’s kind of a big place to not collect money from.
2. HOME quit working Again.
Any idea when all this will be fixed?
I’ll grab a PSN card when it is.. glad I waited to play your newest game this time seca. I win.

tylerdurden30 said:

October 16th, 6:36 am

If its on UMD then it should be on the PSN, no excuses. People say its not Sony’s fault but it is their fault. Its their fault for not planning properly to secure the digital rights to the content. I am a new PSP owner and I own a GO. I am taking back my GO today because of the lies Sony has made. BOYCOTT SONY!

ROLO_ONFIRE said:

October 16th, 6:42 am

Use the preview option on PS Store content, if you want to sell let us know about your products, I ain’t buying a game while browsing the store for it’s description, give us video and some images.

planetwrx said:

October 16th, 7:06 am

Virginia Tech theme please!!!!

HardCor said:

October 16th, 7:50 am

Trine isn’t really going to happen, is it? However, still an awesome update! Any day with a Buzz Pack is a good day for me.

XgargunoX said:

October 16th, 7:54 am

Just got a psp go and idk what game(s) to get..

sNsKid said:

October 16th, 7:59 am

Critty Crunch demo and Trine are out next week.

Hope that helps.

sNsKid said:

October 16th, 8:06 am

There is a used market for PSone games and quite a few PSone games were released on PC.

Blood Omen, FF7, Breath of Fire IV and RE2 are all better on PC IMO.

DTXSFC said:

October 16th, 8:26 am

Rockstar!

lukeike said:

October 16th, 8:37 am

BRING DISSDIA!!!!

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