44w ago - PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro has announced today that Guardians of Middle Earth is free and Karateka is half off for subscribers this week.
To quote: Welcome to this week's PlayStation Plus update, where we're excited to bring news that the Guardians of Middle Earth MOBA greatness will be coming free to PS3 for PS Plus members!
If you've never tried this unique genre that's taking the gaming community by storm, give Guardians of Middle Earth a download and see what all the excitement is about. While you're at it, check out a handful of discounts on some pretty amazing games you may have missed out on for both PS3 and PS Vita.
Friendly reminder: The deal is on through March 4th: purchase a one-year membership of PS Plus and get three bonus months free. Current members can stack this value on to their existing membership as well. Learn more about the offer here, or click the link below to go to the SEN online store.
Don't have PlayStation Plus, or just want to add more time to your existing membership? Go to the PlayStation Store on your PS3 or PS Vita or click here to get access via the Sony Entertainment Network online store.
51w ago - Assistant Producer Heather D'Evelyn has announced that Karateka is pummeling onto PSN today, and is from Prince of Persia Creator Jordan Mechner.
Below are the details, to quote: I'm proud to announce the PlayStation Network release of Jordan Mechner's classic martial arts sidescroller, Karateka! Thirty years later, the 8-bit karate classic returns with all-new graphics and a unique rhythm-based gameplay.
As a college freshman in 1982, Jordan Mechner started work on the original Karateka with nothing more than an Apple II computer and a burning desire to become a published game author. Now, 30 years later, Mechner is back for more karate action, teaming up with Liquid Entertainment for a modern remake of Karateka with beautiful animation and innovative gameplay.
What's changed in the last 30 years of gaming? In the original game, you beat up a series of thugs to rescue the princess Mariko from the evil warlord Akuma. If you're defeated, that's it-game over. Alas, modern gamers aren't used to the cruel realism of the one-life scenario, so we introduce three different suitors, all attempting to rescue the princess.
If you die as the first one (the "True Love"), you continue as the second, then the third, allowing you to have more than one chance while maintaining...