PlayStation Store (US) Update for December 18, 2008

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278w ago - Per Grace Chen (Senior Manager, PlayStation Store) today:

Hey, everyone. It's time again for the weekly PlayStation Store update.

Price Update

Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars (Price drop to $9.99)

Downloadable Games

Crash Commando ($9.99)
Crash Commando is a fast-paced, over-the-top action game that combines the thrill of multiplayer shooters with classic side-scrolling platform gameplay. Blast your way through expansive, multi-tiered stages on foot or behind the wheel of a tank, or use the all-important jetpack to rain down destruction from the skies. With a host of online and offline gameplay modes, it's always time for action with Crash Commando!
ESRB Rated T
File size: 782 MB

Penny Arcade Adventures: On The Rainslick Precipice Of Darkness: Episode 2 ($14.99)
The second installment in the RPG-adventure game series based on the web comic Penny Arcade. Create your character in the classic comic style, arm yourself with your trusty gardening tools and join Gabe and Tycho in the alternate 1920s universe of New Arcadia, where you'll combat savage enemies, solve mysteries, meet bizarre new characters, and discover their distinctive adult humor for a 100% authentic Penny Arcade experience....
 

European PSN Store Update for December 18, 2008

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278w ago - Hey everyone. Here's another update for the European PlayStation Store. One week before Christmas Eve, two awesome titles arrived for purchase: Söldner-X and Crash Commando.

You could also check the usual DLC lineup with LittleBigPlanet, Rock Band, etc. Finally, cross fingers for Lumines Supernova and Street Fighter 2 Turbo HD Remix next week. Enjoy!

Playable Content

* Crash Commando (£7.99/€??)
* Soldner-X Himmelssturmer (£7.99/€??)

Add-on Content

* LittleBigPlanet "Festive Goodies" level kit (£2.39/€??)
* LittleBigPlanet "Santa Hat and Beard" costume (free)
* Everybody's Golf: World Tour "Pirate Plus Four" costume pack (£3.19/€??)
* Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm "Storm Pack 3" (free)
* Guitar Hero World Tour DLC (listed after the break)
* Rock Band DLC (listed after the break)

Videos

* Prince of Persia Developer Diary 4
* Shoot! episode 5 - "8.3 minutes"

Themes and Wallpapers

* Savage Moon theme
* 6x Loco Roco 2 wallpapers
* 2x Soldner-X wallpapers
* Brothers In Arms Hell's Highway wallpaper

Rock Band DLC

Country Pack (£5.25/€??)

* Brad Paisley - "Mud on the Tires" (£0.99)
 

Global PlayStation 3 Releases for the Week of December 14, 2008

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279w ago - There is only a small number of new PlayStation 3 titles choose from this week. As always, below is the full release list:

US Games

• Rise of the Argonauts

EU Games

• Sonic Unleashed
• Rock Band: AC/DC Live

Asian Games

• Gundam Musou 2
• Lego Batman
• Need For Speed Undercover

Keep in mind, release dates are constantly subject to change, so be sure to check with your local retailer before heading out. Your PS3 will play import games, but don't forget that any DLC needs to be bought from the PSN store of the corresponding region.
 

PixelJunk Eden PS3 Patch Update Coming on December 19, 2008

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279w ago - Developer Q-Games has announced on their Web site (linked above) that a new PixelJunk Eden patch update is slated for December 19, 2008 for both Europe and Japan regions, with the US labeled as "coming soon".

To quote from their site:

Eden just got easier!

• New continue system when you run out of time.
• A whole new control system to choose from.
• Lots more time to spare.
• Smoother multi-play camera.

Will these new features make the game a little too easy? Time will tell...
 

PlayStation Home Beta Update for December 12, 2008

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279w ago - The PlayStation Home Director of Corporate Communications & Social Media, Patrick Seybold, shared the following brief update today via PS Blog:

We are aware that some people may be experiencing difficulty in accessing the PlayStation Home beta at present.

This is due to overwhelming demand for the service as people access Home for the very first time since it became Open Beta and appeared on the XMB.

While we prepare solutions to ease the problem, you may continue to experience difficulties accessing Home.

We kindly ask for your patience as we work to meet the incredible demand for this revolutionary service.
 







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