PlayStation Store PS3 and PSP Updates for October 25, 2011

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130w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:

It's the final week of celebrating Only On PSN with the release of 2 exclusive PSN titles: inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood and PixelJunk SideScroller!

Don't forget that this is also the last week that you can purchase these, or any other content from the Store to go towards the $60 threshold to receive $10 back in November.

inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood delivers a darker adventure for Cole; complete with new powers, (did we mention he flies?) a new look for the city of New Marais, and access to the complete suite of User Generated Content tools. This downloadable inFAMOUS adventure is standalone and doesn't require you to have previous inFAMOUS titles to play it.

Click here to check out the entire Only On PSN lineup.

For classic shmup action with a twist, you'll want to get your hands on PixelJunk SideScroller. Q Games puts the PixelJunk twist on the genre with luminescent visuals, incredible bosses, and unforgettable powerups and weaponry to take on the masses.

Other PSN Games arriving this week include the now HD arcade classic Daytona USA, the hilarious puzzle action of Worms Crazy Golf, and just in...
 

New PS3 and PSN Releases for the Week of October 24, 2011

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130w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with details on the new PS3, PSP and PSN releases for the coming week today, as follows:

One of the most anticipated shooters of the year,Battlefield 3brings to the PS3 stunning visuals and exclusive early access to Back to Karkand DLC.

Just in time to celebrate all things that go bump in the night this Halloween, a festival of blood parades down the streets of New Marais, ininFAMOUS: Festival of Blood, with added PSMove Support. The PixelJunk team returns this time with a unique take on arcade shooters in the PSN exclusive, PixelJunk SideScroller.

The House of Dead series returns to the PlayStation Move, bringing an overkill of visual fidelity in high-definition and 3D. Experience the pulp-action light-gun shooter, House of the Dead: Overkill (The Extended Cut) this week. PSN also brings a Resistance 3 demo, and full digital downloads of Call of Duty: Black Ops and Homefront. Enjoy this week€s The Drop.

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Battlefield 3 €" Prepare for full-scale war with Battlefield 3, the third major evolution of the long-running online battle franchise. Using the power of Frostbite 2 game engine technology, Battlefield 3 delivers superior...
 

Video: PixelJunk Sidescroller Coming to PSN on October 25th

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130w ago - Q-Games Ltd President and Executive Producer Dylan Cuthbert has announced today alongside a video that PixelJunk Sidescroller is coming to PSN on October 25th with details below.

To quote: PixelJunk SideScroller is not far from your hands! Yes, it has kind of crept up upon us, but the release date is 1st of November October 25th in North America.

I really can€t emphasize enough how really, really good, old-school fun SideScroller has turned out to be. I€m sure some of you have played the €bonus€ stage in PixelJunk Shooter 2 called €The Road to Dawn€, well that is what gave us the urge to make an entire side scrolling shoot-em-up game!

Back in the day I used to love games such as R-Type and Darius, and going even further back there were games such as Scramble and Defender that inspired me as a child.

So... we decided to dip our toes in and see what PixelJunk could bring to the side-scroller world.

We used the same engine as for the two Shooter titles, but the game itself is entirely different. To begin with this is a single-stick controlled game rather than the dual-stick control we had in Shooter, which makes it even more addictive and easy...
 

PlayStation Video Store and Music Unlimited for October 21, 2011

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130w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Marketing Manager Christopher Lastrapes has posted this weekend's PlayStation Video Store and Music Unlimited updates today, as follows:

Count down 13 days of chills and thrills this Halloween. Pay daily visit to the Video Store as we uncover freebies and spooktacular savings! Today, get a FREE rental of Scary Movie 4 and remember to vote for the next FREE movie of your choice starting tomorrow.

It's a battle between 1408 and Halloween - the movie that receives the most votes will be FREE next Friday, 10/28!

But wait, there are plenty of other cool Halloween swags in store! Here's a little glimpse...

€ Zombie Apocalypse Sale (10/20 - 10/31): Get incredible savings on zombie movies like Night of the Living Dead and Shaun of the Dead.
€ $0.99 Horror Rentals (10/21 - 10/31): Satisfy your horror fix with $0.99 horror rentals
€ Buy Saw, Get the Theme (10/21 - 10/25): Buy Saw the original movie and get a free theme on us!
€ $2.99 Scare Specials (10/23 - 10/31): Own horror films for just $2.99.
€ Bloodthirsty Vampires Sale (10/24 - 10/31): Get incredible savings on vampire movies like Daybreakers and The Lost Boys.
€ Theme Giveaway (10/25 - 10/31): Get a free...
 

Worms Crazy Golf Hits PSN Today in EU and October 25th in US

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131w ago - Team17 Software Ltd Head of Design John Dennis has announced that Worms Crazy Golf hits PSN today in Europe and on October 25th in North America.

To quote: With Worms Crazy Golf launching on the U.S. PlayStation Store on Tuesday, October 25th, for $9.99 (PlayStation Plus subscribers will receive a 20% launch discount for the first 2 weeks of release).

We'd like to introduce the game to you all by answering a few key questions:

Q: Can you describe how the intriguing idea of combining Worms and golf came about?

A: We started with the fact Worms is a pretty crazy and surreal game anyway, so we felt it would be ideally suited for combining with 'crazy golf'. Coupled with the fact that both Worms and golf are both turn-based games, it seemed pretty natural to us that the two games could be mixed together into some sort of highly entertaining cocktail!

And with the fun, competitive nature of both Worms and golf gameplay, we thought it would work very well in a social multi-player setting. Fortunately, I think our instincts were proven right!

Q: Can you tell us about the game. How does the world of Worms combine with golf?

A: Anyone expecting a straight golf game will be in...
 











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