U.S. PlayStation Store Update 8/7/2008

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Qore Digital Magazine

Episode 03 of Qore: Presented by the PLAYSTATION Network goes way deep into upcoming games featuring DC Super Heroes and includes an exclusive invitation to the Resistance 2 beta, some great artwork, mini-games and a few other surprises.
File size: 1.34 GB

Add-on Game Content

  • Snakeball Team Mode ($1.99)
  • NASCAR 09 Montreal Track ($3.99)
  • NASCAR 09 Skin Pack 1 ($2.49)
  • NASCAR 09 Skin Pack 2 ($2.49)
  • NASCAR 09 Skin Pack 3 ($2.49)
  • Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Interscope Track Pack ($6.25)

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Sony wants PS2 owners not O.G’s part 2

4 August, 2008 PS3 1 comment

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Q: How do you feel PlayStation 3 is performing with regards to the new audiences that have come into gaming in the past couple of years? PS2 has done a pretty good job, but if people are to transition to PS3, what is there for the family and social audiences?

Scott Steinberg: Yeah, that’s a good question. I think we’ve done it by design in a couple of ways. One is to bring the familiar to the PS3, and that familiar is the SOCOMs, the Gran Turismos – those brands that are somewhat iconic to the PS2 – and of course reshape and remake them for the new technology.

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PlayStation Store Update

Summer 08 Game Sale
For one week, the following titles will be offered for $4.99 (regularly priced at $9.99)

  • PAIN
  • PixelJunk Monsters
  • High Velocity Bowling
  • High Stakes on the Vegas Strip: Poker Edition
  • Rocketmen: Axis of Evil

Downloadable Games

Siren: Blood Curse (3 bundles of 4 episodes @ $14.99/ea & full game SKU for $39.99)
An American TV crew has arrived in Japan to film an expose on the legend of the “vanished village,” only to find themselves caught in a deadly series of events. Controlling seven different playable characters, the player must uncover the mystery behind the curse that grips the eerie village of Hanuda. Intense graphics, realistic character animation, and a gritty film-like graphical presentation add to the horror of Siren: Blood Curse.
ESRB Rated M
File sizes: Episodes 1 – 12 (8.91 GB), Episodes 1 – 4 (2.95 GB), Episodes 5 – 8 (2.79 GB), Episodes 9 -12 (3.16 GB)

1942: Joint Strike ($9.99)
Based on the popular arcade series, 1942: Joint Strike combines classic top-down shooting with amazing 3D HD graphics. Maneuver aircraft carriers to take on waves of enemy fire and face off with huge enemy bosses. Recruit a wing man locally or online to employ Joint Strike attacks, combining firepower into one explosive barrage. With a whole new arsenal, prepare to rejoin the battle!
ESRB Rated T
File size: 129 MB

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List of Games that will Support the Trophy

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Wikipedia has a page set up that shows off all the upcoming titles that will support the Playstation’s Trophy system, it even notes titles that will be releasing at patch to support the feature. For those of you wounding if it has a list about custom soundtracks the aswer is no.

Heres a few games that will support the Trophy System:

Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway

Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe

Rock Band 2

Via: wikipedia

US: Playstation Store Update 7/10/08

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Add-on Game Content

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 – Gift Pack DLC (free)
As a thank you gift to our community, the team behind Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 brings you brand new Multiplayer content. This free map pack contains three maps to enhance your multiplayer experience: Calypso Casino, Murdertown – Dark and CQB Training – Dark. Experience your favorite game modes in a whole new way.
File size: 348 MB

Rock Band
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “Working Man (Vault Edition)” – Rush ($1.99)
  • “Closer to the Heart” – Rush ($1.99)
  • “Snow (Hey Oh)” – Red Hot Chili Peppers ($1.99)
  • “Tell Me Baby” – Red Hot Chili Peppers ($1.99)

File sizes: 16.2 MB – 45.2 MB

Game Demos (free)

Siren: Blood Curse Demo
Enter the world of Siren: Blood Curse with this exciting demo. An American TV crew has arrived in Japan to film an expose on the legend of the “vanished village,” only to find themselves caught in a deadly series of events. Controlling seven different playable characters, the player must uncover the mystery behind the curse that grips the eerie village of Hanuda.
ESRB Rated M
File size: 547 MB

Monster Madness: Grave Danger Demo
Monster Madness: Grave Danger is a next-gen four player, top down shooter, with tongue and cheek horror game fun. FULL Online co-op play, 100 NEW items and weapon upgrades, 25 NEW Challenge Mode mini-games, 18 Adventure Mode campaign levels with co-op play, and 9 Multiplayer Maps with Free For All Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, and Capture the Flag support for up to 12 players.
ESRB Rated T
File size: 707 MB

WALL-E Demo
Make Space for infinite action, astronomical fun and a mission that’s out of this world in Disney Pixar’s WALL-E the video game.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 1.02 MB

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Demo
The characters of C.S. Lewis’s timeless fantasy come to life in this newest installment of The Chronicles of Narnia series.
ESRB Rated T
File size: 564 MB

Game Videos (free)

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation – Assault Trailer
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation deploys you online into intense and unpredictable 32-player battles where it’s better to fight as a team than it is to be a hero. Battle teams across the world, earn your Community stripes and become the ultimate Spec Ops squad. Prepare yourself, the legendary squad-based online shooter is coming exclusively to the PLAYSTATION 3 system.
File size: 54 MB (HD)

Elefunk Official Trailer
Use your construction skills to save elephants from a dangerous fall! In the new puzzle game Elefunk, your elephants must traverse 20 levels of ravines, rivers, fire pits and swamps – and they’ll only get across if you strengthen the structures correctly with metal, wood and rope. It’s real construction with realistic physics and three different game modes: Time Attack, Puzzle, and Deconstruction. Download the trailer and learn more!
File size: 64 MB (HD)

Siren: Blood Curse Story Trailer
Enter the world of Siren: Blood Curse. An American TV crew has arrived in Japan to film an expose on the legend of the “vanished village,” only to find themselves caught in a deadly series of events. Controlling seven different playable characters, the player must uncover the mystery behind the curse that grips the eerie village of Hanuda. Download the latest trailer today and learn more about the gripping story.
File size: 50 MB (HD)

Super Stardust HD Add-on Intro
Super Stardust HD for the PLAYSTATION 3 system is a fully updated version of the classic game Stardust. Your mission is simple: destroy everything in sight! With five highly detailed 3D planets to save, hordes of enemies and asteroids to destroy, and various game play modes, Super Stardust HD presents super intense action. Learn about the exciting new gampelay modes featured in the Solo and Team add-ons in this exciting new trailer!
File size: 52 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – PlayStation Pro Moments
A Compilation of the best tricks that were thrown down in the finals of BMX Vert, BMX Dirt, Skateboard Park, Skateboard Vert, FMX and BMX Park.
File size: 50 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – Behind the Scenes with Spinner
BMX Park competitor Mike Spinner takes us Behind the Scenes in Baltimore, Maryland at the Panasonic Open.
File size: 92 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – Bilko’s Road to Finals
After crashing in the finals last year in Baltimore, Top FMX Competitor Blake “Bilko” Williams had to make it through the Open Qualifiers and Prelims at the first stop of the AST Dew Tour.
File size: 94 MB (HD)

AST Dew Tour – Burnquist Talks
Skateboard Vert Veteran Bob Burnquist is excited about competing at the first stop of the AST Dew Tour in Baltimore.
File size: 94 MB (HD)

Civilization Revolution Launch Trailer
When the world is in your hands, how will you rule? Download the launch trailer to Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution.

Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway Destructible Cover Gameplay Video
Download destructible cover video now to see how your weapons can damage, dent, scorch and destroy the world around you. Choose your cover wisely.
File size: 9 MB (SD), 32 MB (HD), 45 MB (1080)

Dead Space Dev Diary #1: Greenlight
This is the first video that goes behind the scenes and introduces the audience to the development team responsible for creating Dead Space.
File size: 314 MB (HD)

Movie and Blu-ray Trailers (free)

Quarantine
Television reporter Angela Vidal and her cameraman are assigned to spend the night shift with a Los Angeles Fire Station. After a routine 911 call takes them to a small apartment building, they find police officers already on the scene in response to blood curdling screams coming from one of the apartment units.
File size: 20 MB (SD), 81 MB (HD), 95 MB (1080)

PLAYSTATION Store for PC

Here is this week’s content release for the PLAYSTATION Store for PC. To download these games to your PSP, navigate to http://store.playstation.com. There, you’ll find descriptions of the content and directions on how to get started. For more on the PLAYSTATION Store for PC, please click here.

Game Videos (free)

* SOCOM Confrontation Traile

Via: Blog.US.Playstation.com

XBOX Live Marketplace Update: Tuesday 1st July

Name: Soul Calibur IV PICTURE Pack 01
Price: 80 Microsoft Points
Availability: Everywhere

Name: Soul Calibur IV THEME 01
Price: 150 Microsoft Points
Availability: Everywhere

Name: Alone in the Dark Eden Trailer
Price: Free
Availability: Everywhere

Name: Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution BtS Trailer

Price: Free
Availability: Everywhere

Name: The Bourne
Conspiracy – Hidden Passport Locations: Dangerous Beginning
Price: 50 Microsoft Points
Availability: Everywhere

Name: The Bourne Conspiracy – Hidden Passport Locations: Assassinate Wombosi
Price: 50 Microsoft Points
Availability: Everywhere

Via: consolemonster

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US PlayStation Store Update 6/26/08

Add-on Game Content

PAIN Nigel Character ($0.99)
Meet the newest downloadable character Nigel, a British punk so full of rage that the only thing he doesn’t hate is PAIN, and he hates the fact that he doesn’t hate it. He’s brassed off and ready to bang his head into whatever and whoever gets in his way (watch out for those spikes!). Well, it sounds like he’s asking for for it, so give him a launch…and make it a PAINful one.
File size: 6.74 MB

Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock “I am Murloc” World of Warcraft Single (free)
“I Am Murloc” by Level 70 Elite Tauren Chieftain. For all song credits please visit www.redoctane.com
File size: 13.2 MB

Rock Band
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “Crackity Jones” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Dead” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Debaser” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Gouge Away” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Here Comes Your Man” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Hey” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “I Bleed” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “La La Love You” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Monkey Gone to Heaven” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Mr. Grieves” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “No. 13 Baby” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Silver” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “Tame” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • “There Goes my Gun” – the Pixies ($1.99)
  • Doolittle album ($18.99) – This album includes “Crackity Jones,” “Dead,” “Debaser,” “Gouge Away,” “Here Comes Your Man,” “Hey,” “I Bleed,” “La La Love You,” “Monkey Gone to Heaven,” “Mr. Grieves,” “No 13 Baby,” “Silver,” “Tame,” and “There Goes My Gun” by the Pixies.
  • “Dreamin’” – Weezer ($1.99)
  • “The Greatest Man That Ever Lived” – Weezer ($1.99)
  • “Troublemaker” – Weezer ($1.99)
  • Weezer Pack 1 ($5.49) – includes “Dreamin’,” “The Greatest Man That Ever Lived,” and “Troublemaker” by Weezer.

File sizes: 10.4 MB – 42.4 MB (singles), 99.2 – 278 MB (track packs)

Game Demos (free)

Hot Shots Golf Out of Bounds Demo
Slip on the golf shoes, step out on the course and tee it up on the PlayStation 3 with Hot Shots Golf Out Of Bounds.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 505 MB

Top Spin 3 OFFICIAL DEMO
Grab your raquet and prepare to be totally immersed in every game, set and match in the most realistic and exciting tennis experience ever!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 441 MB

Game Videos (free)

Battlefield: Bad Company Accolades TV Spot
Watch the uncut TV spot now!
File size: 45 MB (HD)

Battlefield: Bad Company Preston’s Blog
Preston Marlowe has just been given a transfer to B-Company and he wants to tell his family all about it.
File size: 97 MB (HD)

Brothers in Arms: Hells Highway – Ubidays Trailer
How much more can one man take? Check out the new trailer shown at Ubidays to find out.
File size: 23 MB (SD), 85 MB (HD), 113 MB (1080)

Call of Duty: World at War
The next Call of Duty revealed! Call of Duty: World at War re-defines the WWII experience, pitting players against enemies in the Pacific and European theaters who know no surrender and will unleash surprising new tactics in a fight to the death.
File size: 64 MB (HD)

The Incredible Hulk Trailer
Watch the Incredible Hulk take on foes in New York City.
File size: 54 MB (HD)

HAZE Launch Trailer
Set in the year 2048, Mantel Global Industries offers an array of cutting-edge military equipment, including a high-tech arsenal of vehicles, deadly weaponry, and the performance-enhancing drug Nectar. Fight a vicious rebel faction, the Promise Hand. Uncover the truth, switch sides, and break away from Mantel’s manipulative grip when you join your former enemies, the Promise Hand.
File size: 300 MB (HD)

HAZE Song Trailer
Download the recent video clip of Korn performing their latest track HAZE, inspired by Ubisoft’s upcoming video game of the same name.
File size: 89 MB (SD), 131 MB (HD), 172 MB (1080)

Movie and Blu-ray Trailers (free)

The House Bunny trailer
In Columbia Pictures’ comedy The House Bunny, Anna Faris charms as Shelley Darlington, a Playboy Bunny who teaches an awkward sorority about the opposite sex – only to learn that what boys really like is what’s on the inside.
File size: 29.1 MB (SD), 110 MB (HD), 147 MB (1080)

So I Married An Axe Murderer Blu-ray Disc trailer
Offbeat, hatchet-driven romance about a wedlock-shy coffee house poet (Mike Myers) whose perfect woman (Nancy Travis) just might be a serial killer.
File size: 110 MB (HD), 158 MB (1080)

Men In Black Blu-ray Disc trailer
A sci-fi adventure comedy about two top secret agents (Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith) with the everyday mission of policing alien activities on planet Earth.
File size: 43 MB (HD), 60 MB (1080)

PS3 Themes (free)

PAIN: Nigel Theme
Customize your PS3 system with a cool PAIN: Nigel theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 2.24 MB

PLAYSTATION Network Theme
Customize your PS3 system with a cool PLAYSTATION Network theme. This theme allows you to change up the look of your background and XMB icons. Download today!
File size: 1.95 MB

PLAYSTATION Store for PC

Here is this week’s content release for the PLAYSTATION Store for PC. To download these games to your PSP, navigate to http://store.playstation.com. There, you’ll find descriptions of the content and directions on how to get started. For more on the PLAYSTATION Store for PC, please click here.

Downloadable Games

* Medievil Resurrection ($16.99) (also downloadable via PS3)

Game Videos (free)

* Medievil Resurrection interview trailer

PSP Wallpaper (free)

* Medievil Resurrection wallpaper (x3)

XBOX Live Marketplace Update: Tuesday 24th June 2008

Name: Call of Duty: World at War Theme
Price: Free
Availability: Everywhere

Name: FaceBreaker Molotov, Voodoo, Romeo & Ice – Theme
Price: 150 Microsoft Points
Availability: Everywhere

Name: Top Spin 3 Theme
Price: 150 Microsoft Points
Availability: Everywhere

Name: Don King Presents Prizefighter Demo
Price: Free
Availability: All Xbox LIVE regions except Austria, Canada, Ireland, Mexico,

Name: Fable 2 – Dev Diary: Episode 6
Price: Free
Availability: Everywhere

Via: consolemonster

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US Playstation Store Update 6/19/2008

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Demos
NCAA Football 09 Demo
Hail To The Chimp Demo
Wolf Of The Battlefield Commando 3 Demo

Applications
Metal Gear Database

Games
Fatal Inertia EX

Games Trailers
Golden Axe Beast Rider Teaser
Pain Character Intro Trailer
Fatal Inertia EX Trailer
Linger In Shadows Trailer
Prince of Persia Debut Trailer

Add Ons
Hot Shots Golf Out of Bounds Oceania Course
The Incredible Hulk Downloadable Content
GH3 Legends of Rock Coldplay Track Pack
Rock Band Track Pack

Via: looking4gamenews.blogspot

PlayStation Patrol Tour Experience Is Back!

Andrew Adams Marketing Program Manager wrote in the Playstation Blog today about upcoming events that the Playstation truck will be hitting this summer.

June 21 – June 22Quad City Air Show
Blue Angels Event
Davenport, IA
June 28 – June 29Huntsville International Airport Air Show
Blue Angels Event
Huntsville, AL
July 4 – July 6Cherry Festival
Blue Angels Event
Traverse City, MI
July 11 – July 15MLB All Star Fan FestNew York City, NY

This Summer, our two PlayStation trucks, The PlayStation Experience & The PlayStation Patrol are back out on the road, traveling around the country to popular events and concerts to showcase the hottest PlayStation products, and, thanks to some really exciting changes, they are better than ever.

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We’ve transformed the PlayStation Experience truck into a social and community-focused environment for gamers with the addition of several highly-interactive and hands-on gaming areas.

We are showing a pre-release version of LittleBigPlanet to consumers in a specially themed area. LittleBigPlanet is certain to be one of the biggest games to hit PS3 this year and we are offering an incredibly rare opportunity chance to play the game months before it even releases!

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