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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 3/3/2015

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The Drop

Prepare to drop into high-stakes combat and protect democracy at all costs — Helldivers is coming to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita this week in a flurry of friendly-fire chaos!

Helldivers enlists you in an elite squad of soldiers that travel the star system, obliterating any enemy of Super Earth that dares rear its insectoid head. With full four-player cooperative, and the looming presence of friendly fire at every turn, Helldivers is packed with challenge and three different alien races itching to destroy you. Procedurally-generated levels keep even the most versatile soldiers coming back for more, and a non-linear mission structure opens up even more carnage-laden options. Bonus: Helldivers supports cross play and cross chat across all three platforms.

If squashing space bugs and cyborgs isn’t your cup of tea, fear not: Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines is also headed to PS Vita this week. In it, you’ll guide a clan across many generations in an effort to purge your family of an ancient curse. With watercolor visuals and spectacular battles, this RPG brings a new twist to Japanese mythology.

For a full list of games coming to PlayStation this week, read on. And enjoy the Drop!

Aces of the Air
La-Mulana EX
OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood
Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines
White Night
Zombie Army Trilogy

New PlayStation Games This Week

Aces of the Air
PSone Classic — Digital
Fly authentic World War II-era airplanes across missions that will test your dogfighting and strafing abilities where split-second decisions lead to success.
PS3 — Digital (Three Way Cross Buy)
Crimsonland is an intense, top-down shooter where your screen is filled with literally hundreds of aliens, giant spiders, mutant lizards, and more. Complete sixty quests to unlock an array of weapons and abilities, then unleash your arsenal in five survival modes with leaderboards.
PS4, PS3, PS Vita — Digital (Three Way Cross Buy)
Helldivers is a hardcore, cooperative, twin stick shooter from the creators of Magicka. As part of the elite unit called the Helldivers, players must work together to protect Super Earth and defeat the enemies of mankind in an intense intergalactic war.
La-Mulana EX
PS Vita — Digital
A combination of classic 2D platforming, Metroidvania-style adventuring and challenging action gameplay, La-Mulana EX takes you deep into the ancient ruins of La-Mulana on a quest to discover not just valuable treasure, but the secret to life itself!
OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood
PS4, PS Vita — Digital
Drop in to Olliwood and prepare for finger-flippin’ mayhem in this follow up to cult smash OlliOlli. The iconic skater is going all green-screen with a stunning new look, plucking you from the street and dropping you squarely in the middle of the big screen’s most bodacious cinematic locations.
Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines
PS Vita — Digital
Guide your clan over multiple generations on an epic quest to lift a curse against your bloodline, battling cruel enemies and spectacular bosses in this beautiful watercolor turn-based RPG set in ancient Japan.
PS4 — Digital
Control two adorably dim-witted alien space janitors in this quirky and colorful platform puzzler. Conjoined by an air hose, you must shift size and weight between the two cosmic custodians to avoid dangerous traps and fix problems before disaster strikes.
White Night
PS4 — Digital
The dark will reveal all! Explore the macabre past of an old mansion in the 1930’s and solve puzzles of light and shadows in this fully black & white survival horror! Players are trapped in this nightmare where darkness is a constant threat.
Zombie Army Trilogy
PS4 — Digital
Experience gut-wrenching third-person horror and intense co-op action from the creators of Sniper Elite 3. In the dying flames of World War Two, Hitler has unleashed one final, unholy gamble — a legion of undead super soldiers that threatens to overwhelm the whole of Europe.

Demos and Betas

Bladestorm: Nightmare — PS4, PS3 Demo
Crimsonland — PS3 Trial

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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Ryan Clements said:

March 1st, 9:28 am

Enjoy the Drop!

Lodi16B said:

March 1st, 9:30 am

Hey Ryan, do you know if they added an easy mode to La-Mulana Ex?


March 1st, 9:34 am


Cagalli said:

March 1st, 9:34 am

Any word on when we can pre-order/pre-load the digital version of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD?

    Ryan Clements said:

    March 1st, 9:38 am

    I will have to check, thanks for asking!

MrBeens said:

March 1st, 9:34 am

@Helldivers Trailer: “Would you like to know more?” lol.

FlashDrivePrime said:

March 1st, 9:35 am

Is there any update on when we’ll hear what March’s PS+ games are?

nikrel said:

March 1st, 9:36 am


Looking forward to Helldivers!

auron2 said:

March 1st, 9:36 am

Same question, I’d really like to know if we’re getting Episode Duscae with the PS Store Digital copy of the game.

Joao_Vicente said:

March 1st, 9:39 am

Sad birthday for vita :(

Souledge94 said:

March 1st, 9:41 am

nothing for me. I would be getting Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines,but I already stated why im not supporting it.


March 1st, 9:42 am

Oh sweet!

I’m going for Helldivers and Zombie Army Trilogy this week!

ThumbsOfSteel74 said:

March 1st, 9:43 am

I’m looking forward to the March Plus Preview Preview. It will be an entire blog post devoted to thrilling us all with the anticipation of what the actual Preview post will be like. It will be filled with glorious images and videos of people being amazed.

The actual Preview post, I’m afraid, will be somewhat of a letdown by comparison. But I’m really psyched for the other one.



Curse7781 said:

March 1st, 9:44 am

What’s the prices for both White Night & Zombie Army Trilogy? Thank you!

Blacq_Soul said:

March 1st, 9:44 am

YES!!! helldivers I have been waiting for you for too long!

hawjboi2009 said:

March 1st, 9:47 am

hey Ryan, is episode 2 of Resident Evil Revelations 2 allow to preload today at noon ?

twinspectre said:

March 1st, 9:47 am

@LODI16b oh look i’m a gamer , but i don’t know how to play seriously ? games are becoming more easier and you still don’t know how to play ? DAT GAMER DAWG

slambert215 said:

March 1st, 9:50 am

SO READY for olliolli 2!

TheFlyingPuffin said:

March 1st, 9:50 am

Definitely picking up Helldivers. It was completely off my radar until now. Such awesome Starship Troopers vibes. Do you want to know more?

VanguardFate said:

March 1st, 9:50 am

6 comments in. I was wondering how long it would go before someone asks Ryan about the IGC. My guess was 3rd comment, lol.

Oreshika looks somewhat interesting. Plus I hear it’s only $19.99.

jebslim said:

March 1st, 9:53 am

Oreshika, Helldivers, AND Zombie Army Trilogy? Going to be an expensive week, considering I thought ZAT is about $45 by itself.

megalodonshark said:

March 1st, 9:57 am

We need to see more classics for phone and ps2

camseyeview said:

March 1st, 9:59 am

Hope White Knight is a PSPlus free game of March.

Vyprstryke said:

March 1st, 10:14 am

Helldiverssss! Excited to play that =)

Betogalado said:

March 1st, 10:15 am

I`ve been waiting for Helldivers for so long! Great job guys on bringing it for us!
Day one buy!!
It`s a great week for PSVIta owners! and there is more to come!

RenovKatt said:

March 1st, 10:18 am

No line-up for march yet? daaaaamn….

KBG29 said:

March 1st, 10:19 am

What is going on with the new PlayStation Network re-banding? Video Unlimited was supposed to be rebranded to PlayStation Video in February.

Is PlayStation Vue comming out this month?

Will PlayStation Music be here on March 29th? Or are we just not going to have a music service on PlayStation for a while? And on that not can we ever expect PlayStation Music on PlayStation Vita? That is the only platform I ever extensively used Music Unlimited on, as I really only stream over 3G while at work.

I am extremely exited for all of these sevices, especially PlayStation Vue, as I hav wanted to rid myself of Cable and Dish services for years. Hope everything is on track for Q1 like has been said on multiple occasions.

As for the drop. I am looking to pick up Helldivers and La-Mulana EX.

Superstone said:

March 1st, 10:22 am

Please bring more Arcade Archive games to North America

Monterossa said:

March 1st, 10:23 am

If you want to release so many digital only games for Vita, please release a 1TB memory card too.

Elvick_ said:

March 1st, 10:23 am

“Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines / PS Vita — Digital”

Still salty. Sony stop it. Thanks. Let me pay $30-40 instead for a retail copy.

IDsAreForWimps said:

March 1st, 10:25 am

More budget indie titles for the PS4 again… yippee… Infamous Last List and Injustice Gods Among Us was a huge glimpse at some hope that PS4 owners were starting to see some real games for a change. What a step backwards this is. We should see titles like Knack and Killzone by now. Thief is a fairly new game and PS3 owners got that one akready so age of game can’t possibly be an excuse.

imjoelim said:

March 1st, 10:25 am

waiting for final fantasy type 0 psn pre-order!
when will this be up?

IDsAreForWimps said:

March 1st, 10:26 am

Last Light, sorry.

IDsAreForWimps said:

March 1st, 10:29 am

Xbox Games with Gold got Rayman Legends on X1.

VanguardFate said:

March 1st, 10:35 am

@28, A 1TB Vita memory card would be like $2000 with their pricing though…

snarls200 said:

March 1st, 10:35 am

IDsAreForWimps: this is the weekly drop of new games not the March IGC annoucment

Mando44646 said:

March 1st, 10:43 am

Just waiting on that PS+ announcement to know whether to renew my sub or not. If there’s nothing but Indies on PS4 again, I think I’ll save my money

Luchikita said:

March 1st, 10:48 am

Hopefully I’ll get to play Oreshika a bit before I have to leave for work.

iriihutoR84 said:

March 1st, 10:49 am

This is the last big Sony-published Vita game and it’s digital-only and almost 3GB. The few times you do release Vita games, you make sure that we can’t buy them.

DharmaPolice said:

March 1st, 10:50 am

hey Ryan,

Thanks as always. Do you know if Final Fantasy Type-O will be available for pre-order on the PSN?

hawjboi2009 said:

March 1st, 10:55 am

#39 : DharmaPolice, i think it will be available to pre-order in PSN Store this week Tuesday when psn store update is my hope

mody94_Station said:

March 1st, 11:00 am

Can’t wait for Oreshika, I don’t mind it being digital, also glad they kept the Japanese dub…

tsrtrevor said:

March 1st, 11:07 am

where the ps+ game at?

yowzagabowza said:

March 1st, 11:14 am


JRPG-Gamer4ever said:

March 1st, 11:25 am

I have much hype for Oreshika and can’t wait to play!

D-Squad3 said:

March 1st, 11:38 am

Still no PlayStation Plus announcement.

illwiththeskill said:

March 1st, 11:56 am

I hope the march ps4 game is Wolfenstein. I know they won’t give away Far Cry 4 or Dying Light and that’s pretty much the only games I don’t have that I want lol

Scubamesteve said:

March 1st, 12:10 pm

Played hell divers at the play station expo. So excited for this game.


March 1st, 12:18 pm


Hitokiri_03 said:

March 1st, 12:33 pm


Man…. this post is dumb, really really dumb.

How old are you?


TheHitman007PR said:

March 1st, 12:37 pm

3 questions about Zombie Army Trilogy:

1.How much its going to cost?
2.How many GB its going to take?
3. When its going to be release?

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