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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/26/2014

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The Drop

Thank you for your patience this weekend, and enjoy the belated Drop!

The smoke-slinging Delsin Rowe made a huge impact on Seattle during his quest for vengeance in inFAMOUS Second Son. But he wasn’t the only Conduit stirring up trouble for the DUP. Abigail “Fetch” Walker leveled her own deadly talents against those that wronged her, and her story continues in inFAMOUS First Light.

First Light hits PS4 this week as a standalone download from PlayStation Store. In it, players can explore Fetch’s tragic past and her weaponization at the hands of the Department of Unified Protection. This means even more neon abilities, new ways to traverse Seattle, and more insight into what makes Fetch so incredibly badass.

Of course, that’s just one game coming to PlayStation this week. Read on for a complete list of new releases, and enjoy the Drop!

Card Games
Day D Tower Rush
The Golf Club
Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1
inFAMOUS First Light
Madden NFL 15
Metro 2033 Redux
Metro Redux
Metro Last Light Redux
Putter Golf
The Walking Dead: Season Two -- Episode 5 "No Going Back"

New PlayStation Games This Week

Card Games
PSone Classic — Digital
Play six classic card games like 5-Card Draw Poker, Baccarat, or Blackjack, and make money to decorate your in-game suite.
Day D Tower Rush
PS Vita — Digital
Plunge into an era of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures using a time machine. Defend yourself from a horde of vicious creatures by building towers and catapults, and defend the time machine at all costs! Go on a journey through time now!
The Golf Club
PS4 — Digital
Generate a brand-new course in seconds using the course generation algorithm, or dive deep into the fully-functional editor to craft any course you can imagine. Share your courses with the world!
Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1
PS Vita — Digital, Retail
A mysterious book containing knowledge of all Gamindustri’s history suddenly speaks out to Neptune, Compa, and IF. With the assistance of this sentient book, the trio embark on an extraordinary journey across four different nations on a quest to save the entire world!
inFAMOUS First Light
PS4 — Digital
Locked up in a prison for super powered humans, Fetch is forced to relive tragedies from her past. Unravel her dark secret in Seattle while battling to escape snowy Curdon Cay and seek vengeance for those who wronged her.
Madden NFL 15
PS4, PS3 — Digital, Retail
Madden NFL 15 transforms you into your rival’s worst nightmare with a new breed of defense built to challenge the best offenses in the NFL. A new arsenal of pass rush moves, an intuitive tackling system, improved coverage logic, and immersive new camera angles make defense exciting and fun to play.
Metro 2033 Redux
PS4 — Digital
The year is 2033. An entire generation has been born and raised underground, and their besieged Metro Station Cities struggle for survival, both with each other and the mutant horrors that await outside. You are Artyom, born in the last days before the fire, but raised underground.
Metro Redux
PS4 — Digital, Retail
Contains both Metro 2033 Redux and Metro: Last Light Redux. One fateful event sparks a desperate mission to the heart of the Metro system, to warn the remnants of mankind of a terrible impending threat. Rather than stand united, the factions of the Metro are locked in a struggle.
Metro: Last Light Redux
PS4 — Digital
It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside… and within. Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above.
Putter Golf
PS3 — Digital
Play across the wackiest, zaniest mini-golf courses. Take on three friends and try to get the best score.
The Walking Dead: Season Two — Episode 5 “No Going Back”
PS3, PS Vita — Digital
The final episode of a five-part game series set in Robert Kirkman’s award-winning zombie apocalypse.

Demos and Betas

Madden NFL 15 — PS3 Demo
NHL 15 — PS4 Demo

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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LarsenNET said:

August 25th, 11:32 am

Looking forward to finishing Walking Dead.

ResistanceGTA said:

August 25th, 11:33 am

Walking Dead and First Light for me. Was just about to jump on Twitter to see if we were going to get a Drop or not. Thanks for saving me the trouble.

GoatsAreCool said:

August 25th, 11:34 am

Very excited for First Light and the Platinum!

Side Note: I keep getting a page not found error on The Drop link. After trying a few times it works. Just passing the info along. Sorry if it adds to all the dumb stuff going on the last few days.

BEYOND!

MakoSoul said:

August 25th, 11:36 am

Psyched for First Light and Walking Dead! Now the hard part is just deciding which to play first.

Shudderdust said:

August 25th, 11:38 am

Anyone know how much The Golf Club is going to be?

playstantion said:

August 25th, 11:38 am

No minecraft? :(

HeadGReasE said:

August 25th, 11:40 am

As A longtime PS Plus subscriber my only complaint is that DLC’s are rarely on sale. You guys give us tons of free games and game sales but the expansions or DLC for those games usually end up costing more than the actual game. I would really appreciate if you fix this issue and would love an end of summer blowout DLC sale, thank you.

AizawaYuuichi said:

August 25th, 11:44 am

First Light and TWD S2 E5 for me. Thanks, and BEYOND!

skoubyG said:

August 25th, 11:46 am

Is Metro Redux releasing at midnight for digital download? Or do we have to wait till the store updates tomorrow. I hope not. How about a pre-load??

snarls200 said:

August 25th, 11:47 am

the golf club should be 34.99 based on the xbl price.

Remmy8199 said:

August 25th, 11:47 am

The only PSOne game we’ve had in ages and it’s a card game? Come on Sony, you can do better than that. How about Breath of Fire 3? Suikoden 2? Tekken 3? The original Dead or Alive? Some other rpg or action/adventure game that hasn’t been released on the store yet? I’m not asking much, just SOMETHING decent.

Well, if it has Texas Hold’em I might check it out :/

PUERTOVEL7I said:

August 25th, 11:48 am

A DLC sale would be nice every once in awhile you know. How about a flash Friday sale every Friday?

SLY12 said:

August 25th, 11:49 am

MoonLance said:

August 25th, 11:51 am

Surely I’m not the only one looking forward to Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 for PS Vita? Gooo Nep-nep~

Hestar69 said:

August 25th, 11:53 am

Cannot wait for last light! also my copy of Metro Redux shipped and looking forward to TWD..My ps3/4 gonna get lots of play time this week..Now we just need a good sale this week :)

iREVOLTER said:

August 25th, 11:55 am

#MyClementine is back!

Ry-Dog said:

August 25th, 11:56 am

Two PSone classics from A1 Games, when are we getting better PSone classics like Ms. Pac-Man Maze Madness, StarBlade Alpha, Disney’s Tarzan, Grand Theft Auto 1 & 2, Ninja: Shadow of Darkness, Mega Man 8, and Buster Bros. Collection.

Nerroth said:

August 25th, 11:56 am

It’s hard to believe the Neptunia series is already up to nine current and pending entries across three platforms:

The original, Mk2, and Victory for PS3,

PP, Re; BIrth 1, Re;Birth 2, Geki Noire, and U for Vita,

Plus Victory II for PS4.

It’ll be interesting to see how well Re;Birth 1 does for Idea Factory International, and what it might mean for other Vita games in the series which have yet to be announced for Western localization (such as the Lastation-themed SRPG spinoff Chou Megami Shinkou Noire Gekishin Black Heart).

Matrixdude49 said:

August 25th, 12:01 pm

Picking up First Light, Madden 15, and Walking Dead. Good Drop this week. BEYOND!

Solid_Duff said:

August 25th, 12:01 pm

That NHL 15 demo though.

saab01 said:

August 25th, 12:03 pm

Thinking about First light

Mando44646 said:

August 25th, 12:03 pm

inFAMOUS First Light – the first game to buy on my PS4 since Infamous! About time there was something to play.

In other news, WALKING DEAD EP 5!!!!!

KazeEternal said:

August 25th, 12:03 pm

YAY more Fetch!

ISLAND-THUNDER said:

August 25th, 12:06 pm

I’m picking up Hyperdimension Neptunia, looks so good!

hawjboi2009 said:

August 25th, 12:06 pm

Yayaya. this week is best for me : play Infamous first light and Madden 15.. can’t wait to play Madden 15 tonight at 11pm

Edgydude said:

August 25th, 12:06 pm

Obligatory “I’d like more PS2/PS1 classics added” comment.

Konojime said:

August 25th, 12:10 pm

Any word on when next week’s PS+ games will be announced?

Gamer_USA- said:

August 25th, 12:12 pm

I’m waiting for reviews of Day D Tower Rush to see how it was handled.

And what’s all this about BEYOND that I keep reading. Is it code for something? Should I be stockpiling supplies for some uprising?

tusunami said:

August 25th, 12:13 pm

Well I be getting first light tomorrow for sure can’t wait to play this almost forgot this is coming out Tuesday. The drop for this week is good indeed.

TheGreatTave said:

August 25th, 12:13 pm

Seeing this PS1 game made me want to comment this: I think PS Now is going to be awesome and I can’t wait to see the price of the subscription when it’s finished. But I also don’t always have access to great internet speeds :( so Sony, if you’re listening, please add emulation of PS1 and PS2 games in the future, like the PS3 has. I’m not asking for PS3 games to be emulated since I’m sure that would be exceptionally hard, but I think PS1&2 games can be done. Thanks!

Tjoeb123 said:

August 25th, 12:17 pm

My my, this list is bigger than what was read on Blogcast 131…

@17 (Nerroth)
Yeah, really. Hell, I’m buying the Limited Edition as soon as it goes live on Amazon. That said, I’d still wanna play Noire’s game (as she is my favorite……and everyone else’s, for that matter) over Re;birth 2 if given the chance.

Also, there’s only 7 titles in the series – Neptunia, mk2, Victory, PP, Noire’s game, U, and VII. (I skipped Re;birth 1 and 2 because they’re remakes.) Not only is the PS4 game a sequel to Victory, the 7th title in the series, but I think it’s also a direct reference to that one Final Fantasy game…

Still dreaming for that fighting game to happen, though! (by Arc System Works, that is)

CraddaPoosta said:

August 25th, 12:18 pm

Can anyone from Sony please address the fact that PS+ subscribers are ineligible to take advantage of the Flash Sales, or ANY sale, for that matter?

The problem is, many of the games that have been recently discounted have previously been offered as part of a paid PS+ subscription. Because many of us already received those games ‘free’, we are not eligible to purchase them outright at the discounted rate.

The simplest solution, it seems, would be to just delete the item from our Download List, making it possible for us to purchase it at the discounted rate. When I got in touch with Customer Support via chat, they advised me to create a new profile, which defeats the entire purpose of having one profile, one account, one set of trophies.

Is there anyone who can speak to this issue?

Tjoeb123 said:

August 25th, 12:19 pm

@27
Clements was formerly the PlayStation editor at IGN, and he always came on to their podcast, Podcast Beyond.

BEYOND!

Darksector90 said:

August 25th, 12:24 pm

BEYOND!
inFamous First Light & Metro Redux for me! Can’t wait to play :3

Bad_Brains said:

August 25th, 12:31 pm

First Light for me. Looking forward to it!

Nerroth said:

August 25th, 12:33 pm

@30:

I would prefer to list the original and Re;Birth1 separately, given that the latter is essentially a new game in and of itself. It runs on a different engine, tells a heavily re-worked storyline, and include a new set of characters (minus a few absentees from the original).

I would agree that the differences between Mk2 and Re;Birth 2 are much less pronounced, though there do still seem to be a number of tweaks and changes here and there.

Catcher_BR said:

August 25th, 12:38 pm

No metro Redux preload then ? sad.

snarls200 said:

August 25th, 12:49 pm

@26 wednsday or thursday for the plus games

CalamityXI said:

August 25th, 12:51 pm

They seriously need to get a Madden demo out for PS4. I would love to see all these improvements they keep talking about, but I’m not about to drop $60 without seeing them firsthand.

gexillion said:

August 25th, 1:03 pm

At what time does first light unlock so we who pre-ordered it can play? Does it unlock at midnight?

KazeEternal said:

August 25th, 1:07 pm

Velocity 2X needs to hurry up and get here.

sciteach said:

August 25th, 1:23 pm

Walking Dead Zen Pinball releases on Tuesday, too!

Lackshmana said:

August 25th, 1:26 pm

I want to be able to play PS1 and PS2 games on my PS4.

Local emulation with support for discs and digital.

Make it happen Sony.

OnTheBus666 said:

August 25th, 1:44 pm

More dark souls 2 right? Please!

Alenth26 said:

August 25th, 1:47 pm

@14 you aren’t the only one, too bad only 1000 limited editions are going out today at midnight, I hope to get one if i’m lucky.

Xeno_Incognito said:

August 25th, 1:48 pm

Crossing my fingers for the Madoka Magica DLC for Tales of Xillia 2!

dancriv said:

August 25th, 1:51 pm

Any idea when FIFA 15 will be available for Preorder ?

Sugar-J- said:

August 25th, 1:51 pm

Why no midnight release for First Light?

MakoSoul said:

August 25th, 1:54 pm

Yeah, I was really hoping for midnight release.

medenko1975 said:

August 25th, 1:54 pm

when this updates?

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