Sony PS3 and PSN Releases for the Week of July 4, 2011

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146w ago - Sony's Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with details on the new PS3 and PSN releases for this coming week today, as follows:

With a special July 4th edition of The Drop comes a patriotic salute to what is surely one of the year's most anticipated betas.

Soon enough, everyone will be able to join in on the UNCHARTED 3: Drake's Deception Multiplayer Beta, as it opens on Tuesday to all PSN users. PlayStation Plus members have been enjoying early access to the beta all week, but its time we open things up!

Also, this week - the Earth needs some defending! Sunshine, barbecue and fireworks will come in between you and the apocalyptic arthropod uprising in Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon.

Lastly, PSOne Japan Imports return, and PS Move goes bananas with Ape Escape. Happy fourth everyone!

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Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon - Insect Armageddon continues to follow the rich history of casual fun and addictive gameplay that made the franchise a cult classic.

The game also adds a new aspect to the Earth Defense Force series that was born in Japan, with additional elements for all EDF soldiers to experience. The Campaign mode that lets up to three players team up online to battle...
 

PSN Love DLC Sale - Game Store Updates for July 1, 2011

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146w ago - SCEE's Ross McGrath of the PlayStation Store Team is here with a 'Love DLC' sale as part of the PSN Game Store updates today.

To quote: Hello again everyone, just a quick sale update for you!

As promised, for the next few days you'll be able to get a great selection of the very best LBP content for 50% off the usual price.

This includes the gameplay enhancing Pirates of the Caribbean and Metal Gear Solid Level Kits, as well of plenty of Classic costume kits from Games, Movies and Comics that you'll also be able to use in LBP2!

Grab them while you can, the sale ends on Wednesday, 6th July!

Bye for now.

Additional PSN Loves DLC SPECIAL OFFERS

(1st July - 6th July)


LittleBigPlanet (also compatible with LBP2) at 50% off!

Metal Gear Solid Level Kit - now - £2.39/€2.99
Metal Gear Solid Costume Kit - now - £2.39/€2.99
Heavy Rain - Costume Kit - now - £2.39/€2.99
Sonic the Hedgehog - Costume Kit - now - £2.39/€2.99
Street Fighter - Costume Kit - now - £2.39/€2.99
ICO and Shadow of the Colossus - Costume Kit - now - £2.39/€2.99
God of War - Level Kit - now - £1.19/€1.49
Patapon Costume - now - £0.79/€0.99
 

Resistance Dual Pack for PlayStation 3 is Deploying This July

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151w ago - Insomniac Games Community Intern Brandon Winfrey has announced today news of a Resistance Dual Pack for PlayStation 3 deploying this July.

To quote: Missed out on the first two Resistance games? Don't worry, I'm not mad. I'm just here to tell you that soon there will be a way for you to catch up on the war with the Chimera before the epic third chapter, Resistance 3, comes out on September 6th. All the cool kids are doing it. Plus, you'll get some pretty sweet exclusive bonuses.

Introducing the Resistance Dual Pack! Releasing in the North America this July 5th, you'll be able to purchase Resistance: Fall of Man and Resistance 2 together in one convenient package - at one convenient price.

For only $39.99 (MSRP) you can experience the thrilling journey of Nathan Hale as he fights back the invading alien force known as the Chimera. And it comes just in time for you to be ready for Resistance 3. How could it get any better?

I'll tell you how it can get better! Bonus content, that's how! Alongside the first two games you will also receive:

• The Resistance 2 Aftermath Multiplayer Map Pack
• Resistance 2 Skin Bundle
• Resistance 2 Wraith Skin multiplayer weapon

That's...
 

EDF: Insect Armageddon Brings Co-Op & Weapons to PS3 in July

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163w ago - Today Senior Producer Brian Etheridge at D3Publisher of America Inc has revealed EDF: Insect Armageddon which brings co-op and 300 weapons to PS3 this July!

To quote: Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon is the follow-up to the highly regarded Earth Defense Force 2017, and we're bringing three-player co-op and six-player Survival Mode over PSN to this fight! The series comes to the PlayStation 3 for the first time on July 5th, 2011.

First, some history. The Earth Defense Force series originated in Japan and started out with two titles appearing on the PlayStation 2 known as The Earth Defense Force (2003) and The Earth Defense Force 2 (2005).

America's first dose did not come until 2007 when Earth Defense Force 2017; Prior to that, only a handful of savvy importers knew what the series was about; insane numbers of huge insect enemies, massive destruction, boatloads of crazy weapons, and non-stop arcade action.





As the fourth game in the series, Insect Armageddon stays true to its predecessors. The Ravagers, an insectoid race from the stars, has come to Earth to dominate it...
 

PlayStation Network Video Content Update for July 30, 2010

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194w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen is back with this weekends PSN video content update today, as follows:

Hi everyone - Time for this week's video store updates.

On the US store this week:

• Fist-pump to the return of Jersey Shore where the party is relocated to Miami Beach.
• Also, check out new action-packed flicks Repo Men, Clash of the Titans, Batman: Under the Red Hood, and more!
• You'll also save up to 50% this week in our Deal of the Week sale, featuring animated TV series like Skyland and Fanboy & Chum Chum.
• Finally, access amazing coverage from Comic-Con 2010 including sneak peeks of upcoming blockbuster films, interviews with your favorite comic book heroes and celebrities, and the best costumes from the convention, now on PlayStation Store in the Comic-Con 2010 collection and online at http://us.playstation.com/comic-con-2010.

On the Canada store this week:

• Be sure to check out new additions of your favorite movie titles such as Repo Men, Operation: Endgame, From Paris With Love, Couples Retreat, and Creation.
• You can also enjoy dangerously addictive new episodes of UFC Fights, Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes, and The Super Hero Squad Show.
• Both US and Canadian users can...
 







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