3w ago - Sony's Social Media Specialist Ryan Clements is here with the new New Sony PS4, PS3 and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
In the wake of the PS4 launch, the world of PlayStation continues to grow with rubber-burning races, online fighters, shadow puzzles, anime antics, and farming?!
If you've yet to purchase a PS4, the latest edition in the Need for Speed series hits PS3 this week with enough breakneck competition to satisfy the most seasoned adrenaline junkie.
Need for Speed Rivals features the AllDrive system, which fuses single-player driving into a seamless multiplayer world, where your friends can race in and out of events without the need for lobbies or loading.
But if you're more in the mood for a colorful, thought-provoking challenge, look no further than Contrast, which also lands on PS3 Tuesday.
And for those of you gamers that still fondly remember crossing blades in Soulcalibur II, perhaps you'll want to note the imminent arrival of Soulcalibur II HD Online - a visually upgraded take on the classic fighter.
Hungry for more? Head below for a complete list of new games joining the PlayStation family this week. Enjoy the Drop.
Adventure Time: Explore The Dungeon Because I Don't Know
4w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with this weeks European PSN Game Store updates, which include Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Ratchet & Clank: Nexus, XCOM: Enemy Within and more!
To quote: Marvel's greatest heroes and villains unite to provide one heck of a time in Lego Marvel Super Heroes this week. With a ton of Marvel favourites including Spider-Man (big fan) and Wolverine, our favourite heroes must save the world from Loki and all manner of other familiar evil faces.
Ratchet is also back in action in Ratchet & Clank: Nexus. Get acquainted with more wild weaponry and gadgets in a brand new planet-hopping adventure.
Also this week, the Sci-Fi sale continues and there's a new discount for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Prepare to sink a ton of hours into this acclaimed MMORPG! Better get on it quick as the discount will only last until 20th November.
New PlayStation Network content
Content list is subject to change - please stay tuned to your weekly Store Update for the most up to date listings. Listed savings are approximate, based on SRP excluding Special Offer pricing and should be considered as a guide only.
Adventure Time: Explore The Dungeon Because I Don't Know
4w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks PS3 and PSN updates below.
To quote: PS3 Full Games
XCOM: Enemy Within ($39.99)
XCOM: Enemy Within is the standalone expansion to the 2012 Game of the Year award-winning strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown. Enemy Within adds an incredible array of new abilities, upgrades and weapons to combat new enemy and alien threats.
This expansion also introduces new maps and missions, new tactical and strategic gameplay, and new multiplayer content providing a fresh new gameplay experience.
Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus ($29.99)
After one of the most infamous manhunts in galactic history results in the capture of Vendra Prog, Ratchet and Clank offer to escort the dangerous criminal to the Vartax Detention Center. After a daring orbital jailbreak at the forgotten edge of the galaxy, Ratchet and Clank find themselves lost in an abandoned sector.
There, in deepest space, they uncover an inter-dimensional event that threatens the universe-and forces Ratchet to decide what's really important.
Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition ($59.99)
Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition enhances the bold new franchise to the fighting game genre from NetherRealm...
4w ago - Sony Social Media Specialist Ryan Clements is here with the new PlayStation releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
What do you do when a notorious, intergalactic criminal is being transported along the edges of space? Ask Ratchet and Clank to come along for the ride! Experience the epilogue to the Future series with Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus, a new, story-driven adventure starring a classic gaming duo.
With Into the Nexus, the team at Insomniac Games has once again built a planet-jumping tale of adventure and daring. The story follows Ratchet and Clank as they work to stop the terrifyingly powerful Vendra Prog, whose intentions defy the very boundaries of the dimension.
Into the Nexus features brand new weapons, new planets to explore, and - of course - the iconic humor that series fans will recognize right from the start. Into the Nexus will be available in stores and on PlayStation Store this coming Tuesday.
But Ratchet and Clank aren't the only brave souls facing an alien threat this week. XCOM: Enemy Within is also launching for PS3 on the 12th. Fans of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, take note: Enemy Within is a huge, standalone expansion that incorporates everything from the first strategy experience, but with a staggering number of additions.
4w ago - The Fyzz Facility Head of Mobile Manager Robert Karp confirmed today that Backgammon Blitz is coming to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita this Winter.
Below are the details, to quote: Hi! I'm Rob Karp. You may remember me from my role as producer at XDev Studio, where I worked on a number of Sony's first-party games over the years.
Today I want to tell you about my latest venture, which is coming to PS4, PS3, and PS Vita this winter. It's called Backgammon Blitz, and it's a game I'm pumped for.
Backgammon has been played for centuries by gamers young, old, and ancient. It appears to be a simple game about getting your checkers around the board before your opponent, but has immense layers of depth and strategy to it.
I'm just the messenger, of course. The talented folks behind this lovely little title are VooFoo Studios. Having made a name for themselves with Hustle Kings and Pure Chess, Backgammon feels like a step onwards and upwards for the studio, taking all of their strengths (gorgeous art design, a subtle but stylish approach to UI) and none of their weaknesses (cake night every Friday) into the next generation of platforms.
The team are so keen to whet your appetite for the world of backgammon that they're offering a trial version of the game that'll teach you the...