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The Drop: Week of June 27th 2011 New Releases

Rey Gutierrez's Avatar Posted by Senior Social Media Specialist

The arrival of inFAMOUS 2 on PSN as a digital download was an electrifying way of wrapping up the week. A classic, and equally infamous title, Beyond Good and Evil receives the HD treatment and headlines this week’s The Drop. Mr. X, Axel, Blaze, Skate and Max make their PSN debut when Streets of Rage 2 also makes its PSN premiere.

Naughty Dog and the cast of UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception welcome you to multiplayer beta this week, with exclusive early access to all PlayStation Plus members.

The Drop brings Arcade editions, fitness systems and a heavy dosage of demos this week.

PlayStation 3

Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition — Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition features a roster of 39 characters such as Ryu, Chun-li, Juri, El Fuerte, and Rufus, while adding 4 new characters to the roster including classic combatants from previous Street Fighter games like Yun and Yang as well as the all-new Oni.

Sniper: Ghost Warrior — When the democratic government of Isla Trueno is overthrown, an aggressive and hostile military command rises to power. A highly trained special ops unit is sent in to help the rebels accomplish objectives that only a sniper can handle. In addition to intense sniper missions, players will also take part in a variety of assault scenarios where their prowess with weapons will be a huge help to the undermanned rebels.

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 — Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 represents the next generation of futuristic mecha action with graphical and gameplay additions, bringing authenticity and astounding improvements to the series. Set in the future, chaotic warfare has engulfed the universe. The world is ripe with strife as gigantic mecha called Mobile Suits march to war on land and in space. Featuring characters and mecha from over 30 years of Gundam anime and manga series, Dyanasty Warriors: Gundam 3 is the mecca of mech

UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System — Users will learn over 70 MMA and NASM-approved exercises, including moves from disciplines such as wrestling, kickboxing and Muay Thai, that are designed to improve strength, endurance and conditioning through use in a variety of routines. All 51 routines will be specialized to target specific muscle groups, as well as factor individual skill levels and fitness goals. In addition, users may focus on specific fitness objectives by building personalized routines with up to 12 different exercises. Each of the custom routines can be modified to increase or decrease intensity of the product’s pre-set pace, enabling users to fully maximize their training experiences based on individual preferences.

PlayStation Network

Beyond Good & Evil HD– One of Ubisoft’s most beloved classics comes to HD consoles in this refreshed edition of Beyond Good & Evil. Use your camera to uncover the dark secrets of your government in this story-driven action-adventure.

Meet Jade. She’s a brunette beauty with an eye for mystery and a camera to uncover it. When the would-be heroine’s futuristic planet is threatened by aliens, Jade finds herself thrust into the heart of a vicious conspiracy that could stretch to the very top of her government.

Jade can explore a huge, water-covered world by hovercraft or take to a variety of islands and interact with merchants, or tackle assignments to earn money and advance the surprisingly deep and intriguing storyline that surrounds her quest. She can also gain a number of items and weapons that are integral to advancing and a lot of fun to wield. Packed full of twists and turns and even a talking man-pig, Ubisoft has crafted yet another big adventure series. (Read More: Revisiting Hillys: Beyond Good & Evil HD Coming to PSN Next Week)

Streets of Rage 2 — To celebrate their defeat of the syndicate exactly one year before, Blaze, Adam and Axel met for drinks. The next morning, Axel received a frantic phone call from Eddie ‘Skate’ Hunter, Adam’s younger brother, whom he was living with on the edge of the city. Blaze and Axel found Adam and Skate’s house wrecked and a picture of Adam chained to a wall at the feet of Mr. X. The city then once again returned to its nightmarish state and criminals ran rampant. Unable to contact their old friend from the military, Axel and Blaze team up with Skate and Max Thunder to free the city and rescue Adam from the Syndicate. It is up to you to take down Mr. X once and for all.

Puzzle Dimension — Puzzle Dimension is a puzzle game where the player exercises the spatial thinking. The player is invited to 100 unique labyrinth-like structures which become more and more challenging. In Puzzle Dimension gravity is depending on your movements, up and down are relative terms. Classic game play elements such as fire, ice, spikes, buttons and hidden sections give the player a diverse range of problems and satisfying eureka moments.

Gatling Gears — From the team that created the award-winning Greed Corp, comes Gatling Gears. Set within the same Mistbound universe featuring signature elements like collapsing land, walker units and warring factions, but now with twin-stick shooter controls and a new hero, Max Brawley. In this eclectic steampunk setting, players fill the air with lead as they try to defeat a monopolistic corporation that is depleting the world of its natural resources.

PSN Demos

  • Beyond Good & Evil
  • PlayStation Move: Ape Escape
  • MotorStorm: Apocalypse Multiplayer
  • Gatling Gears
  • NCAA Football 12
  • Dungeon Hunter: Alliance

minis

Tetraminos — Swot up on your classics! In this version of the classic puzzler, six shapes of four blocks that drop without ever stopping, lines to complete and make vanish, 3 levels of difficulty, static blocks to hinder your progress and gradually increasing speed … There’s nothing like a bit of quick thinking to get rid of the stress.

[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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KazeEternal said:

June 26th, 4:05 pm

PSOne :(

megalodonshark said:

June 26th, 4:07 pm

what ever happened to the psone classics that sony told us were going to be released one every week. they made that announcement over a year ago, and yet nothing…

perrandy said:

June 26th, 4:10 pm

not too shabby!
what kind of game is gundam? action or rpg?

thundercat17 said:

June 26th, 4:10 pm

sniper ghost warrior, finally they are releasing this, ive been waiting since vgreleases said it was released at february

LUGIEZ said:

June 26th, 4:10 pm

This UFC training game looks interesting, might have to check that out and see if I can work up a sweat! hehe

zzamaro said:

June 26th, 4:13 pm

No psone classics once again… =(

DARKKNIGHT_2518 said:

June 26th, 4:14 pm

Doesnt seem to be very many good games or demos this week, the only thing i would be interested in is the u3 beta but other than that not very good.

abbasman47 said:

June 26th, 4:17 pm

PLEASE ANSWER THIS!!!…….can i use the code for the uncharted 3 beta that got with inFAMOUS 2 on june 28?

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    Rey Gutierrez said:

    June 26th, 7:27 pm

    Information on how and when you can gain access to the Beta with your inFAMOUS 2 code will be published soon.

BZKlint said:

June 26th, 4:22 pm

Does anyone else think that looks like Alyx Vance with green clothes/lipstick/eyes?

TheLowlyThumb said:

June 26th, 4:23 pm

Any news on Daggerdale? I know it was delayed due to the…unfortunate event which shall not be named. But it looked fun and I haven’t heard anything re: a release date.

Toke_Buddy said:

June 26th, 4:24 pm

Please reply to this I’m sure I’m not the only person who is woundering this.
Will Capcom be back on the blog to talk more about Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City?? I’m very excited for this game since I’ve been hooked on Resident Evil since Resident Evil 2 on the Nintendo 64. :)

mmaher said:

June 26th, 4:25 pm

It’s all good that there isn’t any PSone Classics this week…

Can anyone say Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta??

megamixer said:

June 26th, 4:26 pm

Nothing for PSP? I for one am shocked.

ldkash said:

June 26th, 4:26 pm

So there’s nothing for the PSP? : (

zzamaro said:

June 26th, 4:26 pm

Have you tried to persuade/Do you know if Square-Enix has plans to release ff13 avatars or avatars from the previous ff entries?

megamixer said:

June 26th, 4:27 pm

@mmaher
“Can anyone say Uncharted 3 Multiplayer Beta??”
What about it? I have zero interest in that series.

mmaher said:

June 26th, 4:38 pm

@megamixer

That sucks man, have you tried Uncharted 2? It felt like I was playing an Indiana Jones movie… On steroids!
And I like how the multiplayer is something new besides the old Call of Duty model. But to each his own!

X-D

Badmamajamma said:

June 26th, 4:40 pm

Wow, nice drop, but where is Dungeons and Dragons Daggerdale? It has been out on the other console for over a month. Rey if you could let me know I would appreciate it. Nice work though on the drop.

WilliamFuchs420 said:

June 26th, 4:44 pm

How much is gears and bge hd

WilliamFuchs420 said:

June 26th, 4:51 pm

Any plans on getin some psp clasics on the psn b4 the vita comes out oh and when is monster hunter 3 coming stateside

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 4:52 pm

BigPoppaB,

Hey your no different, your complaining and crying about people that are complaining and crying.

megamixer said:

June 26th, 4:54 pm

@mmaher
No I didn’t try the U2 demo. I think the demo of the first Uncharted was enough to tell me the series isn’t for me. Shooting things in videos has never clicked with me as being fun. Not with Space Invaders way back when and not with Uncharted and the hundreds of other shooters pumped out each week. Guess I prefer my virtual violence a little more up close and personal (DMC, Darksiders, Bayonetta, etc.).

@BigPoppaB
Oh the usual…

PS3 Legacy: 0
PSP Legacy: 0
PS1 Legacy: 0

…well maybe I could do something new. How about I rage over the fact that Sony put Infamous 2 on PSN but not their other games? Motorstorm: Apocalypse would’ve been nice to have on my hdd at all times! If only we could, hm, I don’t know… install disc-based games to our hdds so that we need only insert the discs from time to time to verify we still own the game. Something like that sure would be great. Sadly its probably beyond the power of the PS3 to enable such a feature. Oh well, its not like any other console can do that…

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 4:56 pm

you can install super street fighter 4 on your hdd from disc, so it is possible.

duke301 said:

June 26th, 4:57 pm

Good update. I’ll be checking out Beyond Good & Evil, Gatling Gears, and Puzzle Dimension. I will not, however be complaining about the lack of PS1 games, since I have enough to play and I don’t need to take on anymore; or this cross-game chat idiocy, because I simply don’t see the logic in chatting with someone who is playing a different game.

hush404 said:

June 26th, 5:00 pm

It’s about time we got BG&E HD.

red1233 said:

June 26th, 5:03 pm

@7 yes you can

The only thing I intend on getting is the U3 beta got infamous 2 with the code and because of free ps+I would have got it either way

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:04 pm

whats nice about cross party chat for example is watching a movie with friends on netflix, or with my wife when i’m out of state using my friends 360, so it does have its advantages

krae_man said:

June 26th, 5:08 pm

Whooo! Beyond good and Evil finally.

morris1129 said:

June 26th, 5:09 pm

I have psn plus and I bought infamous 2 so I have the code that was included in the game. I will give away the code on the blog.

morris1129 said:

June 26th, 5:12 pm

First person to answer this question gets code.

Arkanum555 said:

June 26th, 5:22 pm

Hey, Rey, do you know if Sony plans to make the psp classics available on the psn? (Such as Crisis Core and Kingdom Hearts???)

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:23 pm

But i have ps plus too, so no point in code:) or i just pass it on to someone that wants it

morris1129 said:

June 26th, 5:24 pm

@abruptedwotas I will send you the code. Send me a friend request to Morris1129

morris1129 said:

June 26th, 5:25 pm

Just read your last post never mind. I wanted to give it to someone who needed one.

morris1129 said:

June 26th, 5:26 pm

I will just post code on tuesday and the first person to redeem it gets it.

Taznorris said:

June 26th, 5:26 pm

@AbruptedWotas

Awww, you beat me to it!

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:26 pm

i’m just trying to help out who really wants it:)

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:27 pm

give it too taznorris!!!

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:28 pm

taznorris woulda of been the rightful winner

Taznorris said:

June 26th, 5:30 pm

@Hooligantuan

Exactly!

Taznorris said:

June 26th, 5:32 pm

Outland is fun, I would recommend it to anyone, also, is scott pilgrim vs. the world fun?

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    Rey Gutierrez said:

    June 26th, 7:31 pm

    Scott Pilgrim vs The World was a fun hit among everyone at the office.

morris1129 said:

June 26th, 5:33 pm

OK taznorris send me a friend request to Morris1129. I will send later tonite or in the morning.

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:35 pm

right on morris1129 i thought i ruined it for someone lol

Taznorris said:

June 26th, 5:37 pm

@ Morris1129

Ok, thank you!

@AbruptedWotas

Thanks for suggesting it!

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:39 pm

no problem, i felt you deserved it.

Taznorris said:

June 26th, 5:40 pm

Does anyone know if dead pixels on lcd hdtvs are common?

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:41 pm

i don’t think so taznorris

Taznorris said:

June 26th, 5:42 pm

@AbruptedWotas

Good man, good man…

Taznorris said:

June 26th, 5:43 pm

@abruptedWotas

Hmmmmm, interesting…

AbruptedWotas said:

June 26th, 5:48 pm

look it up at ask.com

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