155w ago - SCEE PlayStation Store Team's Ross McGrath has shared news of a special festive sale today that the European PSN game store is having, as follows:
Happy holiday wishes from all of us at SCEE!
I've hopped on the blog a couple of days early to give you the chance to prepare your wallets for the Festive Sale, which will run from 22nd December to the 5th January.
We've got loads of fantastic offers for you, new titles and old, to help you swell your games collection this holiday, spanning both PS3 and PSP from a wide selection of publishers.
You may have noticed that some publishers are not involved in this sale - while I won't go into details yet, I'm sure you can figure out what's going on and if not, all will be revealed in the new year.
But enough about what's not here - let's focus on what is. There's a great selection of PSN titles on offer at some great prices, including around 50% off Joe Danger, Worms 2: Armageddon and Lead and Gold. We've also got half-off on episodic titles with Blue Toad Murder Files and Tales of Monkey Island - perfect if you've passed on them so far.
We've also got a couple of classic PSN titles in the form of Bomberman Ultra and Burn Zombie Burn! And at these prices you have the perfect excuse to revisit them. minis are also in on the action with six great titles available for only £1.74/€1.99
We've also got a selection of titles from some of the biggest publishers in the gaming world who have gone out of their way to offer you some early Christmas presents in the form of some fantastic discounts.
Disney has slashed the price on Toy Story 3 for PSP and are offering you 50% off all the expansion packs too. They've also gone all Christmassy with half-off The Nightmare Before Christmas Premium XMB theme.
EA has gone all out by bringing you discounts on their incredibly awesome DeathSpank titles, as well as massive reductions on Dante's Inferno and Need for Speed: Shift for PSP. Theme Park and Theme Hospital? One word - Fantastic.
Namco Bandai have done us proud with 25% reductions on two almost new titles: DeadStorm Pirates for all you rails-shooter fans, and the mighty Pac-Man Championship Edition DX. If that weren't enough they've dropped four of their classic PSP titles by 50% - including Tekken 6 and everyone's favourite handheld driving game...it's RIIIIIDGE RACER!
SEGA are not to be outdone either (everyone say thank you to Mike) because they're bringing us Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode One at almost half-off, Sonic Adventure and After Burner: Climax at 50% off and even Valkyria Chronicles 2 gets the half-price treatment.
Square-Enix have dropped the prices on all their Tomb Raider content, including Underworld for PS3, Legends and Anniversary for PSP and the original Tomb Raider for PSone. If you missed the frankly fantastic Space Invaders: Infinity Gene when it released, it comes highly recommended at 30% off.
Ubisoft have bundled together some of the best PSN titles, old and new, at compelling prices and have cut the costs of PSP racing to round off the new year with price drops on Asphalt Urban GT2, Driver '76 and Street Riders.
There's also a few classic PSN titles of our very own on offer - take a look at the full list below.
I'm out of space but I'll be back on Wednesday with the final PSN Store update of the year. See you all then!
PlayStation Store (via PS3, PSP and Media Go)
Festive Offers (available on PS3 and PSP where applicable)(Offer prices available until the 5th January)
• Alien Breed: Impact (was - £14.99/€11.99 now - £8.99/€7.19)
• Blue Toad Murder Files: Episodes 1-6 (was - £17.49/€21.99 now - £9.99/€12.99)
• Bomberman Ultra (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £3.99/€4.99)
• Burn Zombie Burn! (was - £6.29/€7.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
• Burn Zombie Burn...In Space! (was - £2.39/€2.99 now - £1.19/€1.49)
• Ferrari: The Race Experience (was - £2.39/€2.99 now - £1.19/€1.49)
• Flight Control HD (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
• Gottlieb Pinball Classics (PSP) (was - £8.79/€10.99 now - £3.99/€4.99)
• Joe Danger (was - £9.99/€12.99 now - £4.99/€6.19)
• Lead and Gold: Gangs of the West (was - £11.99/€14.99 now - £6.29/€7.99)
• Tales of Monkey Island: Complete Season (was - £13.99/€17.99 now - £7.19/€8.99)
• Worms 2: Armageddon (was - £11.99/€14.99 now - £6.29/€7.99)
Festive minis Offers
• Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter (was - £3.49/€3.99 now - £1.74/€1.99)
• Rocks n' Rockets (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £1.74/€1.99)
• Freekscape: Escape from Hell (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £1.74/€1.99)
• Arctic Adventures: Polar's Puzzles (was - £3.49/€3.99 now - £1.74/€1.99)
• Vibes (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £1.74/€1.99)
• Stellar Attack (was - £3.49/€3.99 now - £1.74/€1.99)
Festive Offers from Disney
• Toy Story 3 (PSP) (was - £27.99/€34.99 now - £15.99/€19.99)
• Alien Escapades Add-on (PSP) (was - £1.59/€1.99 now - £0.79/€0.99)
• Buzz's Adventures Add-on (PSP) (was - £1.59/€1.99 now - £0.79/€0.99)
• Woody's Round Up Add-on (PSP) (was - £1.59/€1.99 now - £0.79/€0.99)
• The Nightmare Before Christmas Premium Theme (was - £1.19/€1.49 now - £0.59/€0.75)
• Lilo and Stitch: Trouble in Paradise (PSone)
Festive Offers from EA
• DeathSpank (was - £9.99/€12.99 now - £6.29/€7.99)
• DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue (was - £9.99/€12.99 now - £6.29/€7.99)
• Need for Speed: Shift (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £9.99/€12.99)
• Dante's Inferno (PSP) (was - £31.99/€39.99 now - £15.99/€19.99)
• Theme Park (PSone) (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
• Theme Hospital (PSone) (was - £3.99/€4.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
Festive Offers from Namco Bandai
• Deadstorm Pirates (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £11.99/€14.99)
• Pac-Man Championship Edition DX (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £5.49/€6.99)
• Me and My Katamari (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
• Ridge Racer (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
• Soul Caliber: Broken Destiny (PSP) (was - £23.99/€29.99 now - £11.99/€14.99)
• Tekken 6 (PSP) (was - £31.99/€39.99 now - £15.99/€19.99)
Festive Offers from SCEE
• Fat Princess (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £3.99/€4.99)
• PixelJunk Shooter (was - £6.29/€7.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
• LBP Pirates of the Caribbean Level Kit (was - £4.79/€5.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
• LBP Pirates of the Caribbean Costume Kit (was - £4.79/€5.99 now - £2.39/€2.99)
• echoshift (PSP) (was - £14.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
• Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake (PSP) (was - £19.99/€29.99 now - £11.99/€14.99)
• Gravity Crash (PSP) (was - £6.29/€7.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
Festive Offers from SEGA
• Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode One(was - £9.99/€12.99 now - £5.49/€6.99)
• Sonic Adventure (was - £6.29/€7.99 now - £3.19/€3.99)
• Sonic Adventure DX Add-on Pack (was - £3.19/€3.99 now - £1.19/€1.49)
• After Burner: Climax (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £3.99/€4.99)
• Valkyria Chronicles 2 (PSP) (was - £27.99/€34.99 now - £13.99/€17.99)
• Phantasy Star Portable 2 (PSP) (was - £19.99/€34.99 now - £13.99/€17.99)
Festive Offers from Square-Enix
• Space Invaders: Infinity Gene (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £5.49/€6.99)
• Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (was - £9.99/€12.99 now - £7.19/€8.99)
• Tomb Raider: Underworld (was - £16.99/€20.99 now - £8.79/€10.99)
• Tomb Raider Anniversary (PSP) (was - £11.99/€14.99 now - £6.29/€7.99)
• Tomb Raider: Legend (PSP) (was - £11.99/€14.99 now - £6.29/€7.99)
• Tomb Raider (PSone) (was - £7.99/€9.99 now - £3.99/€4.99)
Festive Offers from Ubisoft
• Prince of Persia Classic + Cell Factor Bundle (£7.99/€9.99)
• Scott Pilgrim + Turtles in Time Reshelled + Voodoo Dice Bundle (£11.99/€14.99)
• Asphalt: Urban GT 2 (PSP) (was - £11.99/€14.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
• Driver '76 (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
• Street Rider (PSP) (was - £15.99/€19.99 now - £7.99/€9.99)
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