New PS3, PS Vita and PSN Releases for the Week of May 28, 2012
Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with details on the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the coming week today, as follows:
As National Guardsman Tom Riley, you're about to come face to face with the brutal Chimeran invasion force in the blistering shooter built from the ground up for the PS Vita.
The latest installment in the Resistance franchise focuses on an all-new mission that parallels and complements the existing Resistance storyline, as Tom Riley rises from an everyday hero to a legend of the Resistance.
Batman: Arkham City The Game of the Year Edition for PS3, includes Harley Quinn's Revenge. Now more dangerous than ever and leading a homicidal gang of her own, she is hell-bent on taking revenge against the Dark Knight.
Bonus content includes: Catwoman Pack, Robin Bundle Pack, Nightwing Bundle Pack, Arkham City Skins Pack and Challenge Map Pack. Also, the anticipated PS Vita title Gravity Rush, receives the demo treatment. Enjoy the gravity bending experience on this week's The Drop.
Resistance: Burning Skies (Also on PSN) - Resistance: Burning Skies is a unique Resistance experience developed specifically for PS Vita that takes full advantage of the system's dual analog sticks and features an all-new hero and story written by William C. Dietz, author of Resistance: The Gathering Storm and Resistance: A Hole in the Sky.
Set in a tale of survival during the August 1951 Chimeran invasion of the East Coast, you take control of Tom Riley, an everyday firefighter from New Jersey who is thrown headfirst into the teeth of the Chimeran war machine, forcing him to redefine his notions of duty and heroism.
Batman Arkham City: Game of the Year Edition - The Game of the Year Edition of Batman: Arkham City packages new gameplay content, seven maps, three playable characters, and 12 skins beyond the original retail release.
Also included is the exciting epilogue, Harley Quinn's Revenge -- in this mission, players are sent back into Arkham City to face their final challenge as they interchange between playing as both Batman and Robin. Utilize each of the characters' unique combat and investigative skills to uncover Harley's vengeful plan and shut the gates on the urban mega-prison forever.
In addition to experiencing a new storyline, fans can explore new environments and face-off against Harley's all new gang of thugs.
Dirt Showdown - An expansion on the rough-riding racing action of Dirt 3′s gymkhana competition, Dirt Showdown offers three modes focused on the wilder aspects of off-road driving: Race, Showdown and Demolition!
Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland - Another of the popular alchemic RPG series from Gust, Atelier Meruru is the third of a series of Atelier games set in Arland (also the setting of Atelier Rorona and Atelier Totori.)
The tiny kingdom of Arls, located on the northeastern border of the Arland Republic, is where Princess Meruru calls home. Ever since she was exposed to alchemy by famed adventurer Totori Helmold, all she could think about was becoming an alchemist. With Totori's guidance, Meruru sets out to develop her home kingdom of Arls using the power of alchemy.
her way, Meruru will encounter new adventures, obstacles, mysteries, and friends, and discover what life is like outside the castle walls. How you choose to guide her through the advancement of her land will determine the final outcome in the tale of Atelier Meruru!
Assassin's Creed: Revelations - Assassin's Creed Revelations presents the most immersive experience available in the series to date and the culmination of Ezio's adventure.
In Assassin's Creed Revelations, master assassin Ezio Auditore walks in the footsteps of his legendary mentor, Altaïr, on a journey of discovery and revelation. It is a perilous path - one that will take Ezio to Constantinople, the heart of the Ottoman Empire, where a growing army of Templars threatens to destabilize the region.
Pure Chess (PS3/PS VIta Exclusive) - Throughout history, only one game has truly stood the test of time and made a significant impact on societies the world over.
Now, that classic strategy board game comes to life in stunning digital detail! Become a grandmaster in Pure Chess. Work through a comprehensive tutorial to improve your chess skills. Take on up to seven of your PlayStation Network friends using turn-based gameplay.
Rayman: Origins - When the Glade of Dreams is overrun by nefurrious Darktoons, the Fairy Council hastily invokes Rayman to save the day.
To help him, Rayman teams up with his best friend, Globox, and two crafty wizards, the Teensies. Together, the world's most hilarious team of heroes will need to restore peace to the Glade or watch as their beloved home vanishes like a bad dream...
PS Vita Demos
• Gravity Rush
• Mad Riders
PlayStation 2 Classic
Rayman: Arena - Rayman's world kicks into multiplayer overdrive in this total competition crash course with the cast of Rayman 2. Smoke the competition on mind-bending racecourses, or spark up a lum-flinging firefight in the battle arena. And with 8 characters, 24 maps and up to 4 combatants, now Rayman?s got more ways to reign supreme than ever.
Atelier Meruru is the last franchise for Western Release, so the incoming Atelier Ayesha, another sequel for Atelier series in PS3 is coming anytime right now, and this might not be able to get a western release, well according to NISA's statement, Meruru is the last franchise for western release.