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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 2/2/2016

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 2/2/2016
The Drop

Gravity, ghosts, and gunplay! It’s a huge week in the world of PlayStation with more than 10 new games launching this Tuesday. Leading the pack is a familiar (and still exhilarating) adventure: Gravity Rush Remastered on PS4.

Gravity Rush Remastered follows the mysterious young hero Kat and her incredible, gravity-defying powers. Traverse a beautiful city in all directions with full 1080p HD visuals, performance improvements, and — of course — DualShock 4 support. As a bonus, all the original DLC packs from the PS Vita version come packed in the Remastered edition.

And that’s only the start! Also out this week is the foot-tapping, sword-swinging dungeon crawler Crypt of the NecroDancer. Explore fiendish labyrinths and time your journey to the beat of the music! Or if you want something a wee bit edgier, look no further than Not A Hero — a gritty shooter from the team behind OlliOlli.

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

New Releases: February 2nd, 2016
AIPD
PS4 — Digital

AIPD
Enter the AI arena and fight evil artificial intelligences with a variety of weapons and modifications. AIPD is a top-down, co-op, twin-stick shooter. Enjoy thousands of possible combinations of enemy and arena permutations that give you an unprecedented and nearly unlimited arcade experience.

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space
PS4 — Digital

Albedo Eyes from Outer Space
Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space is a brain-wracking, sci-fi puzzle adventure with first-person elements. A wonderfully rich 60’s sci-fi style and a unique approach to adventure storytelling delivers mystery and amazement.

Amazing Discoveries in Outer Space
PS4 — Digital

Amazing Discoveries In Outer Space

An odyssey through the galaxy where physics-based space-flight and platforming action blend seamlessly together. Explore a colorful universe filled with amazing discoveries, alien races, and fashionable hats. Unfortunately, your only company is ZING, a navigation computer with no memory of your whereabouts and a slightly faulty social circuit.

Crypt of the NecroDancer
PS4, PS Vita — Digital (Cross Buy)

Crypt of the NecroDancer

Crypt of the NecroDancer is an award-winning hardcore roguelike rhythm game. Move to the music and deliver beatdowns to the beat!

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth
PS4, PS Vita — Digital (PS4 Version at Retail)

Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth

Celebrating its 15th Anniversary, the Digimon franchise makes its faithful return to PlayStation in true RPG form in Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth. Scan, raise, and train your faithful Digimon companions to battle by your side in classic, turn-based battles.

Gravity Rush Remastered
PS4 — Digital, Retail

Gravity Rush Remastered on PS4
Gain a new perspective as Kat, a strong-willed girl trying to protect her future in a world that’s crumbling to pieces. With incredible gravity-altering abilities, Kat is the only one who can salvage the floating city of Hekseville — if only she could remember who she is…

LEGO Marvel’s Avengers (Demo)
PS4, PS3 — Digital (Out 2/3)

LEGO Marvel Avengers
Play as Hulk, Iron Man, and Spider-Man to defeat Sandman and the Abomination who have taken over Grand Central Station. Fire off Iron Man’s repulsor rays and missiles, use Spider-Man’s spider-sense and web-slinging abilities, and SMASH as the Hulk!

Letter Quest Remastered
PS Vita — Digital

Release date has been updated to a future date, so this title has been removed from this week’s lineup.

Megadimension Neptunia VII
PS4 — Digital, Retail

Megadimension Neptunia VII
Neptune’s adventure is now going out of this world and entering the world of Platform Zero. Gamindustri has entered a precarious season known as the CPU Shift Period. During this time of social unrest, deprecating rumors about the CPUs have begun to saturate Gamindustri. Neptune and the others worry the citizens will soon call for new leaders to replace them and that their rule will end.

Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel
PS4 — Digital, Retail

Nitroplus Blasterz Heroines Infinite Duel

The greatest heroines of the Nitroplus visual novels come together in a battle royale! Choose from 12 core characters (plus two DLC characters), bring any two of 20 partners, and build up your Power Gauge to unleash your awe-inspiring Lethal Blaze!

Not A Hero
PS4 — Digital

Not A Hero
​When an anthropomorphic rabbit/mayoral candidate from the future named BunnyLord needs a murderous loner to clean up the city during the election, Steve heroically offers up his dubious skills with a gun and lack of self-preservation instinct to this mysterious stranger from beyond.

Royal Defense
PS Vita — Digital

Royal Defense

The castle needs a hero as hordes of trolls are surrounding it! Build towers, save money, learn spells, and keep the enemy away! Follow the exciting story of the dwarven kingdom’s eternal struggle against the troll hordes, who want only to crush the dwarves and claim their territory.

PlayStation Music Logo

  • Wiz Khalifa — Khalifa
  • Young Thug — Slime Season 3
  • Majid Jordan — Majid Jordan

PlayStation Video Logo

  • Bridge of Spies
  • Steve Jobs

PlayStation Vue Logo

  • 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend — Live January 29 -31 (NBCSN)
  • The Venture Bros — Jan. 31 Midnight (Adult Swim)
  • The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story — Feb. 2 10/9c(FX)

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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143 Comments

  • Hibari-Tsuna4Eva

    Hello~

    I was wondering if Digimon will be added to PlayStation store tomorrow (2/1/2016). I would like to pre-order it and get the pro-order bonus (Im sure it is also for the digital version) but the game comes out on the the 2nd. Please tell me, if not I will pre-order the phisical version because I wan the pre-order bonus.

    Thank you.

    • Yashiro_Aniki

      same here, i would like to know.

    • The preorder bonuses are given for the first month for digital purchases. That’s the only way to get the preorder bonuses on the Vita version.

    • Hibari-Tsuna4Eva

      Thank you for the reply but I’m also wondering about the ps4. Shuzer00, does this also apply to the digital version of the ps4? Cause I really want that preorder bonus.

    • Same here i want to know before i go get the CD

  • nikki_boagreis

    Also wondering if Mega Dimension Neptunia will have a season pass because past games never did & NIS always has alot of dlc. So much that they have a dlc schedule and last i knew Disgaea 5 was the only game they have with a season pass. Hopefully there’s not lvl cap dlc or some other kinda pointless content like Fairy Fencer F with small additional maps/quest.

    • NISA has long stopped being the publisher of the Neptunia series. Idea Factory opened their own international branch and are handling everything themselves.

      Taking Omega Quintet as reference, I heard that the NA version had the same amount of DLC as the japanese version, but the prices of the NA version were far cheaper than those on the japanese PSN store.

  • DragonLord1389

    Cannot wait for my LE of MegaNep VII to arrive, as well as Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth. I’m also picking up Gravity Rush Remastered, since I never got around to purchasing the Vita version of it. The next few weeks are going to be pretty great! If only IFI would send out their LEs so they’d arrive on release day, instead of 2-3 days after.

  • How about you “drop” Vita update 3.58 that fixes all of the damn problems you created with update 3.57? Or at the very least, let Vita owners know how long they have to deal with the crappy battery life you have plagued them with. Own you damn mistakes Sony. Seriously. Grow the hell up.

  • Parasitepaladin

    Already pre-ordered Digimon and Gravity Rush, so I have some good gaming to look forward too! Crypt of the NecroDancer came out of nowhere! Was the date announced? Anyways, I hope I can make time for it!

  • VinsanityV21

    Have had Gravity Rush pre-ordered since the physical version was announced! CANNOT WAIT! Played the demo at a Best Buy and very nearly bought a Vita for it (of course, I’m glad I didn’t tho!). And Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth marks the return of not just Digimon, but Media Vision to consoles (in the West; at least Japan got their Shining Resonance last year), so I’m pumped for that… though I’ll pick it up a few months from now. Sorry Bamco, but my backlog – particularly RPGs – is too large. I already have to get around to playing Tales of Zesteria, and finish up Toukiden Kiwami and… way too many more, tbh. So Digimon will have to be put off. But man am I glad to see it!

    Super pumped that Gravity Rush is finally on consoles! GR2 is my most-looked forward to title of the year (if it comes out in 2016), and getting the chance to play the first game on my TV is going to kick so much butt! Now I just hope Sony will get Bluepoint to Remaster Freedom Wars next :D That’s the only other game I almost picked up a PS Vita for… or rather, a PSTV in that case. Just can’t justify the purchase, unfortunately – I have enough Playstations as is!

  • pauliniraq1983

    Is that a demo being released for Lego Avengers or Lego Superheroes? The name says avengers but the characters and level are from Lego Superheroes.

  • I got my Gravity Rush Collector’s Edition last January.Region ALL. WTH?

  • Yashiro_Aniki

    So there is no Digital Pre-Order for Digimon right?

  • I pre-ordered the LE of Megadimension Neptunia VII for PS4 and I’m getting Digimon for PS Vita. I’ll also check the indies to see if I pick one.

  • *Yawn* Crap. Lousy Drop. Is this what gaming is really coming too? Indie games developed and slashed cut budgets to maximize profits? Well, of course, that’s business 101. They’re not quality games, they’re quantity being used to fill time for AAA games now few and far between. This is what Microsoft did with Xbox Live Arcade. This is not the Sony way done on the PS3. It’s like we’ve gone back to the Atari that had so much Shovel ware that it over saturated the gaming market and it crashed! And then came Nintendo, then Sega, then Sony and now everyone and it’s repeating itself! I don’t want filler. I want Detroit, Uncharted 4, Horizon, Syphon Filter: Logan Returns, and ya know what, Shenmue III and Sunset Overdrive. Not this! Come on Sony! I didn’t buy a PS4 to play an Atari. I got one to play Sony Calibur games from studios that pulled the PS3 from the depths and had shown gamers why the PS3 dominated the Xbox 360. Not to become it!

  • nikki_boagreis

    It’s most likey Lego Marvel’s Avengers, i’ve been playing it and some of the free roam areas are the same like Manhattan as well as the characters but there are new locations as well as characters and improvements. Alot of the mini puzzles in the free roam outside of the story are new as well as new vehicles.

  • cammers1995

    I find it a little insulting that nothings been said about the broken PSvita update that is bricking consoles.

  • Megadimension Neptunia VII for me

  • And for those of you who are looking for some reviews about Gravity Rush Remastered, here’s mine :) https://youtu.be/XzJzeFVozz8

  • This isn’t a comment on the games released this week…

    Sony needs to implement a quality control program for the games being released on their platform. A set of minimum basic standards would go a long way towards safeguarding their customers and protecting their brand. We don’t want to see the PS Store becomes so diluted with subpar games that it becomes as bad as the App store on iOS.

  • Steve095666

    PS plus used to add good games before they made us pay just to play online!
    I ain’t going back to PlayStation after I build my pc next month.

  • lucariokranezar

    I only have enough money to buy Cyber Sleuth this week, didn’t like gravity rush game play wise, just visually. Crypt of the necrodancer is on my list.

  • so is digimon cyber gonna be on the playstation store right at midnight today?

  • eastern time?

  • Dubz_of_Nugz

    Gang Beasts?!???!?

  • Looking at the launch count down for Gravity Rush and also waiting for Nep to show up in the store, this monday better end fast!

  • Can’t wait for Digimon! Been years since I got a chance to play a new digimon RPG. Also the picture you used for the game is utterly adorable with Agumon sitting on that woman’s head.

    • u think it gonna be on the playstation store ? at midnight eastern time?

    • It definitely won’t. Only the huge big-name AAA titles like Call of Duty get midnight releases, so we’ll see it around 3 or 4 est tomorrow.

  • I’d be nice if i could go onto the PSN store on my Vita to buy Digimon tomorrow……..guess that won’t be happening

  • YoruAzeniaSIC

    Already pre-orded Megadimension Neptunia Victory 2 :) Should be here tomorrow afternoon X3 Also looking forward to picking up Gravity Rush Remastered since I adored the original Vita Version and also interested to try Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel mainly because Super Sonico is in it XD

  • When is Vue going to release across more markets?

  • TheHerbinator75

    I find ironic that for what is considered a “dead” system by most game critics, the Vita still gets a lot of games as cross buy with the PS4 versions. Wouldn’t making them cross buy with the PS3 instead be more advantageous?

  • Gonna be broke this month. So many great games. Gravity Rush Remastered and Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel this week. Naruto Shippuuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 next week and Street Fighter V the following week.

  • I hey i want to know for sure is digimon is coming out for download on ps4

  • davidstubbs

    Nep-Nep or Digimon…. it’s too HARD too choose

  • Does anyone know what is the exact size of Digimon Story on the Vita?

  • Shikuru-chan

    Oh my dear Kat, how I longed for you to grace my PS4…

  • Gonna get Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth for my PS Vita

  • On Nitroplus Blasterz…am I trippin or thats Sonico right there?
    Anyway Not a Hero is a perfect example of how you ditch your own game…if it was available on either Vita or PS3 thay had a confirmed buy from me but on PS4 only…JUST NO!!!.

    Also sad to see that Gravity Rush recycled saw the light of day.

  • Cnemdophorus

    So where is Digimon CS? I’ve been refreshing the browser for almost 7 hours now.

  • SeventhLegion

    Everyone, I implore you, do NOT look past Crypt of the Necrodancer. I have spent possibly more time with this game on PC than any other in recent history. Give this one a look!

  • Gamefanatic3000

    When is the friggin vita gonna get fixed?its goin on two weeks now and no announcement or anything?I know its that update that frigged everything up.can we PLEASE get an eta on the new update.every game I have is downloaded and I can’t play ANYTHING

  • Where is Darkest Dungeon?? Binding of Isaac Afterbirth? We were told they’d be released already and there hasn’t been any word on the matter!! STOP MAKING PROMISES YOU CAN’t KEEP!!!

  • NO MORE PS2 TITLES FOR PS4? WHATS GOING ON HERE!?
    FIRST YOU ASK US OUR OPINIONS FOR WHAT WE WANT TO PLAY PS2 CLASSICS THEN YOU JUST THROW WHATEVER YOU LIKE! REALLY WTF! But admitting only I liked dark cloud and the mark of kri so far. I’m not happy Sony resolve now!

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