The Drop: Week of Feb 14th 2011 New Releases

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Citizens of earth, there is nothing else to fear, the creature has been caught, slain and caged away. The days of finding loose feathers in your cereal bowls and arrows lodged into your front doors has finally come to an end. Cupid is no more! In celebration of the capture of this nefarious beast, I present you with this Valentine’s Day card. The Drop!


After a decade of patiently tapping on your arcade joysticks, Capcom brings the the fate of two worlds to the PS3 in the stylish and hyper-realistic fighter, Marvel vs Capcom 3. Personify your PlayStation 3 into a goddess and join Neptune on a quest to save Gamindustri from the evil forces of Arfoire in Hyperdimension Neptunia. Try saying that three times fast. On the digital spectrum, two well recognized franchises arrive on PSN with a long list of episodes. PS minis return this week with a dual offering, followed by a triple dosage of classics on PSone.

Quickly now, our Valentine’s Day pillaging doesn’t end here, we have a world supply of candy hearts we need to plunder.

PS3: Marvel vs Capcom Fate of Two Worlds

PlayStation 3

Marvel vs Capcom 3: The Fate of Two Worlds — Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 is an explosive showdown between the heroes of the Capcom universe and the superheroes of the Marvel universe. After a decade of waiting, iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in team fighting action.

Marvel vs. Capcom 3 for PS3Marvel vs. Capcom 3 for PS3

Fill the shoes of legendary characters from both the Marvel and Capcom Universes — including massively popular characters such as Ryu, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Morrigan, as well as fan favorites such as Trish from Devil May Cry and the wise-cracking Deadpool. They all come to you battle in a living comic book art style powered by Capcom’s MT Framework, an advance version of the graphics engine used for Resident Evil 5. (PS Blog Coverage: Read More)

Hyperdimension Neptunia — Hyperdimension Neptunia is a unique RPG for PlayStation 3 that features game consoles personified as goddesses — CPUs (Console Patron Units) — who you can customize visually with equipment to enhance their stats. Players take the role of Neptune and follow her quest to save the captive Histoire.

Hyperdimension Neptunia for PS3Hyperdimension Neptunia for PS3

This leads her to face the corrupt monsters ravaging the world of Gamindustri unleashed by the evil Arfoire. Neptunia also features iconic characters from classic games as special summon skills. (PS Blog Coverage: Read More)

PSN: Pure

PlayStation Network

Pure — Designed by the speed fanatics who have brought gamers such hits as ATV Off-Road Fury and MotoGP, Pure is the new racing phenomenon that gives gamers the raw thrills of off-road, extreme quad racing. Expect big air, ballsy tricks, mass-crush online play for up to 16 racers, and no end to the mayhem.

Acceleration of Suguri X-Edition — The “little war” continues at a breakneck pace in Acceleration of Suguri, the follow-up to doujin game developer Orange_Juice’s unique side-scrolling shooter title. The frenetic, rapid-fire combat action that fans have come to love in the first game is all here, as well as more characters, new special attacks, new powers and new levels! Whether you choose to play as Suguri, Hime, Nanako or any of the other multiple fighters, you’re dealing with weapons of massive destruction! Score big damage points through Max Attacks and lowering your enemy’s armor gauge level, but keep in mind that your enemy is trying to do the same to you!

Back To The Future: The Game — Marty McFly and Doc Brown return in a completely new Back to the Future adventure. Six months after the events of the third film, the DeLorean Time Machine mysteriously returns to Hill Valley — driver-less! Marty must go back in time and get aid from a resistant teenage Emmett Brown, or else the space time continuum will forever be unraveled! This episodic game series takes you back in time as Marty and Doc embark on a completely new cinematic time-travel adventure based on the blockbuster movie franchise about a nutty scientist who has invented a time-traveling DeLorean.

TNT Racers (PSP) — TNT Racers is a racing game full of variety, combining fast as lightning race action with brand new features. The Shadow Race feature lets every player stay in the race even if a driver is clearly in an inferior position. But the best things are the wicked pick-ups which will ultimately decide about victory or defeat. One powerful adrenaline kick is guaranteed.

PSN Demos

  • MotoGP
  • Nail’D
  • Back To The Future: The Game – Episode 1: Its About Time
  • Killzone 3 Single Player Demo
  • Killzone 3 Single Player 3D Demo
  • Naruto: Kizuna Drive (PSP)

PSP: Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together

PlayStation Portable

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (Also on PSN) — Remade for a new generation of fans with this PSP edition enhanced with new side stories, characters and graphic elements. The game includes new graphics, music, and gameplay, as well as a re-arranged soundtrack from the original composers including 15 new compositions.

PSone Classic: Saiyuki: Journey West

PSone Classics

Saiyuki: Journey West — It’s a long way to India, but you’ll stop at nothing to get there in order to please Lady Kannon, one of six guardians of heaven. As Sanzo, a young monk at a small Buddhist temple in China, you’ll travel through lush, 3D worlds in an attempt to round up the five remaining guardians and deliver them all to the Thunder Temple of India. This won’t be so easy, as there will be dozens of detractors and obstacles along the way. You’ll enlist the help of such as Son Goku, the monkey king, and others each of who has unique abilities and weapons.

Destrega — The people of Zamuel were struggling to survive. The Strega, an advanced race, took pity on them and shared their knowledge of magic. Immediately, Zamuel became the most powerful nation on the globe and started to conquer surrounding lands. Had the Strega known of the humans’ thirst for power, they never would¿ve shared their knowledge. One thousand years have passed and the Strega are locked in a bitter war with the humans for control of the last magic relics.

Romance IV of the Three Kingdoms: Wall of Fire — It’s the era of the Second Han Dynasty, and China is being overrun by powerful warlords. A struggle for power among the court families has spawned a time known as the Three Kingdoms, and it’s up to you (as the current ruler) to restore peace to your troubled country. There are 558 different officers to discuss your strategy with including 108 inspired by your own decisions and preferences.

minis: Soccer Bashi


Soccer Bashi — Soccer Bashi offers an unbelievable amount of levels for friends and family to just gather around for some classic arcade fun similar to most beloved game we all know, Brick. Soccer of the future; destroy the defender blocks and smash the ball into the goal to win, but watch out for the enemy defenders out to destroy you!

Core Blaster — There’s a leak in the main reactor and thousands of deadly atomic cores are on the loose – don’t let them pass through the gate! Combine the right weapons and crush the hectic hazards before the whole engine explodes. Use powerful blasters to strategically destroy the radioactive cores.

[Editor’s Note: The following dates are subject to change. Game details are gathered from Press Releases from their individual publishers and/or ESRB rating descriptions.]

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  • Cyb3rfr34k-iso


  • How much will Pure be?

  • Sonicfan11589

    Any sales in honor of St. Valentines?

  • Sonicfan11589

    i think there was a valentines day sale last year if I remember correctly.

  • And the price of BTTF?

  • OMG Saiyuki: Journey West coming to PSN this week. Awesome week regardless since I have Tactics Ogre and Hyperdimensional Neptunia preordered.

  • 5th or 6th!!!! Only one week until we get punched in the face with 3 excellent games!!! Capcom vs Marvel will be my only purchase this week.


  • Mvc3? “hyper-realistic”?

    lol, that game is anything but realistic. Tons of fun though.

    Oh and Hyperdimension Neptunia!!
    ahahaha I’m so buying that game.

  • thebiglouie

    Sam and Max Season 3 already came out months ago.

    Is there a price drop coming for it?

  • gerneric123

    lol Xperia Play

  • @5, It’s $20 for the season sub.

  • Baron_Von_Bonbon

    What about Hard Corps: Uprising? Isn’t it the 16th? Does that mean it will be out Tuesday the 22nd?

  • Back to the Future is 19.99 for all 5 episodes that will be released monthly like they did with Sam and Max. Speakin’ of Sam and Max that had already been out because I’ve had it for awhile on PS3 so what does that mean?

  • Rey I see that Beyond Good and Evil Hd is set for March 1st do you know how much it will cost?I was hopin’ it would be 9.99 cuz’ that is cost for it on xbox I heard. Thanx for Back to the Future release been waitin’ for it (I will get any Telltale game) Keep up da great work and God bless you. ps pleaze ask people at playstation to bring us Parasite Eve 1 and 2 for PS1 Classics.

  • Maybe megamixer will be satisfied this week.

    What are the chances of getting PSone classics Die Hard Trilogy, MDK, Soul Blade, Return Fire, and Tenchu?

  • @9 Surfaced

    That’s what “hyper-realism” is. Unrealistic.

  • No xenogears? :-(

  • Telltale is supposed to also bring out Jurassic Park 5 episode series sometime in near future. EVERYONE PLEAZE PLAY MY “SILENT HILL” level on LBP2. I need only 2 trophies to platinum (both create trophies)

  • Hey Rey, acording to the Square Enix french facebook they will be releasing Final Fantasy and Final Fantasy II on the PlayStation Network on the 16th February and March 2nd. Any word on the US versions?

  • IT’S MAHVEL BABYE!!!!!!!!!

    I’ll go for a ride this week ;)

  • UltraRazpacho

    Sam and Max getting a price cut? It’s already been released and free for PS+.

  • looks like this week is gonna be an awesome drop. Thanks in advance.

  • 3 and 4

    Yeah, last year Flow was on sale, actually, it was FREE. I hope we can get something free tomorrow, Flower comes in mind.

  • ExPresident

    XCom: UFO Defense as a PS1 classic please. Dieing to spend countless hours playing this on my PSP. Make it happen!

    thx :)

  • didn’t sam and max already come out :?

  • Arcadian_Rebel

    Sweet week! Pure + a few great demos! :)

  • Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together on PSN!

    I can die a happy man :)

  • spock_elvis

    I strongly object to Doc Brown being described as “nutty”.

  • Awesome! back to the future is the best movie ever! i hope the game is as good as the movie.

    • Rey Gutierrez
      Rey Gutierrez

      Back to the Future II was my favorite from the sequels… not trilogy. The third never happened. NEVER HAPPENED.

  • the wait is almost over!!! MvC3 FTW

  • I thought Hard Corps was coming out on Tuesday?

  • 2 Days until Marvel VS Capcom 3! So stoked.

  • the_miyamoto

    Wow, awesome PSone releases this week. All games by Koei, and they’re one of my favorite publishers :)

  • Although its good to actually see a Psp game getting added. its not a game ill get. just not a fan of OT. That being said i see we have another Naruto demo coming. i never understood this. devs are fine putting demos put for games digitally, but refuse to make digital copies of the game? heck im still waiting on the other Naruto games to be put on the Psn.

    Also any word of past psp games? it seems like you guy just forgot about them. i guess we can assume we’ll never see older psp games? pretty bad move on your part Sony. just wish you taken the psp a bit more seriously.

  • back to the future is the only thing that interest me this week. good thing i bought 3 $20 cards today. cause the rest will be spent on guitar hero songs.

  • cortiz2092000

    yay psp stuff a lil bit but better :)

  • digitalman123

    MvC3! Booyah!
    Hey Rey? Any chance you’ll be on Marvel vs. Capcom 3 online? Like to see how you fight!

    • Rey Gutierrez
      Rey Gutierrez

      I’m an odd animal, I do a lot of solo gaming. Not big on playing with others. Gaming is ME TIME! lol

  • Can anyone tell me the filesize for this weeks back to the future download??

  • omega_alpha-619

    Why has Mass Effect 2 been removed from PS Store ? And will it be coming back? When? Thank You ^^

  • Ya had a Back to the Future marathon wit wife a few weeks ago to remember exactly how it ended. Telltale brings da best graphic adventure puzzle games. I can’t wait til Beyond Good and Evil HD remake comes out. I loved thee orignal and strongly recommend people to get it. Hope Resident Evil goes back to orignal roots cuz’ I really don’t like 4 and 5. They made it all action instead of survival horror. At least we still have Silent Hill lol, but I wish they made more survival horror games. They make a lot of sports, 1st person shooters, and rpgs why not survival horror?

  • jgrizzle358


    omg I just had a heart attack…. O_O

  • Was that a Sheer Heart Attack?

  • mastorofpuppetz

    Is Sony going to start advertising its exclusives like KZ 3? The ps3 had almost closed the gap on 360 yet its game do not sell near what Gears, halo do, reason? MS really markets, advertises them. Killzone struggles to get 2 million, gears will sell 6-8 million. Its time to start marketing sony.

  • Oh good. A Back to the Future Demo. Getting that for sure. As much as I am a fan of the movie, I read a preview (at G4) and it said it wasn’t as good as they thought.

  • Back to the Future! I didn’t know the game takes place after the third movie. That has me excited, pretty much all publications have said that it is a great game.

  • DonCalzone21

    NICE! A ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS game! I’ll be grabbing that for sure, love those games. I imagine that it will lead into me reading the novel again…


  • PSP still doesn’t get Lumines hey? What a shame. :(

  • QuipidsAireO

    Has any one heard about a PS4T(Playstation 4 Time)?

  • Thanks for all the quick responses. Will read your articles again .

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