Global PlayStation 3 Releases for the Week of November 23, 2008

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281w ago - The merciless Christmas period is coming to an end now and the onslaught of games is beginning to relent. So much so that there are no new releases to be found this week in America.

Europe finally catches up with Resistance 2 alongside a few rubbish games no-one cares about. Here's the full release list:

US Games

• No new releases

EU Games

• Resistance 2
• Disney Sing It: High School Musical 3 (With microphones)
• Madagascar 2: Escape 2 Africa
• Armored Core: For Answer

Asian Games

• Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway
• Winning Eleven 2009

Release dates are constantly subject to change, so be sure to check with your local retailer before you do anything rash.
 

PlayStation Network Video Content Update for November 21, 2008

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282w ago - Another weekend is upon us, and as such PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen shared the following video PSN updates today:

Hi again! The weekend's here - time for your weekly update of new movie & TV shows on the PlayStation Network.

This week we've added new video content from the following television series:

• American Dad, Season 4
• Ax Men, Season 1
• Bones, Season 4
• Chuck, Season 2
• Fringe, Season 1
• Ice Road Truckers, Season 2
• Prison Break, Season 4
• Rumbling Hearts, Season 1
• Sons of Anarchy, Season 1
• Xam'd: Lost Memories, Season 2

We've also added the following feature films:

• A Christmas Story
• A Knight's Tale
• A Very Long Engagement
• Analyze That
• Bad Company
• Ballad of Cable Hogue
• Batman: Gotham Knight
• Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
• Calendar Girls
• Casualties of War
• Clean and Sober
• Cliffhanger
• Conspiracy Theory
• Contact
• Deliver Us From Evil
• Diner
• Dog Day Afternoon
• Elf
• First Knight
• Four Minutes
• Freddy Vs. Jason
•...
 

Far Cry 2 Fortune's Pack DLC Arrives on PSN at End of November

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282w ago - Today Ubisoft announced it will be releasing exciting new downloadable content (DLC) for Far Cry 2 by the end of November.

The Fortune's Pack DLC will bring new vehicles and new weapons to both the single-player game and the multiplayer game, giving gamers even more diverse means of destruction.

Press Release: UBISOFT ANNOUNCES NEW DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT FOR FAR CRY® 2 COMING SOON IN NOVEMBER - THE FORTUNE'S PACK BRINGS YOU EVEN MORE TOOLS OF MAYHEM

November 21, 2008 - Be the silent stalker armed with your crossbow or jump on your new quad and blast through the dunes of Africa. The Fortune's Pack DLC for Far Cry 2 will be available for download from Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 800 Microsoft Points and from PlayStation®Network for $9.99.

The Fortune's Pack DLC for Far Cry 2 will include:

Single-Player Mode
Three brand-new weapons
- Silenced shotgun
- Sawed-off shotgun
- Crossbow

Two new vehicles
- Unimog
- Quad

Multiplayer Mode
- Four new exciting maps
1. Cheap Labor
2. Last Resort
3. Lake Smear
4. Fort Fury

- New single-player weapons and vehicles also available in multiplayer
 

PlayStation Store (US) Update for November 20th, 2008

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282w ago - Per Grace Chen (Senior Manager, PlayStation Store) today:

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

Add-on Game Content

LittleBigPlanet Sack in the Box Costume (free)
A community costume for SackBoy!
File size: 1.04 MB

LittleBigPlanet LocoRoco Costumes ($2.99)
A costume kit for SackBoy! Contains 5 different costumes.
File size: 1.04 MB

BioShock PS3 Challenge Rooms ($9.99)
Experience the intense, terrifying world of Rapture like never before with the all-new PLAYSTATION 3 exclusive Add-On Game Content featuring three unique Challenge Rooms and some very cool extras. In "A Shocking Turn of Events," rescue a trapped Little Sister in a disturbing carnival in Rapture. In "The I in Team", defeat a Big Daddy using only your wits. In "Worlds of Hurt" plow through eight rooms filled with the worst Rapture has to offer.
File size: 402 MB

Dead Space

* Dead Space Astronaut Pack ($2.99)
Download the Astronaut Suit and Weapon Skin Pack, featuring an amazing 26th Century Astronaut Suit and new skins for the Plasma Cutter, Pulse Rifle, and Ripper!
* Dead Space Big Gun Pack ($0.99)
Download the Steam Punk Force Gun, the ultimate in Necromorph-killing...
 

PlayStation Home 1.0 Update Release Available November 20th

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282w ago - To quote via PlayStation Underground: Tomorrow, we are releasing a new version of PlayStation Home called PlayStation Home 1.0. This version will add some exciting new features and fix several known bugs, preparing us for launch into Open Beta. You can find the full list of new features below.

Highlights include new emotes and dance moves for avatars, new arcade games, new ways to launch into games from PlayStation Home, a new game rewards system, and much, much more! We think you'll enjoy these many changes and improvements.

Home will be down for a period of time tomorrow to prepare for the launch of Version 1.0. I will let you know in the forums when it is back up.

We will be inviting a tremendous number of new beta testers soon, and conducting a massive load test this Friday night, November 21st. We will have an event to celebrate the moment. Stay tuned for further information as your assistance with this event is greatly appreciated.

Please note that the new users will not have access to the closed beta forums, as we will be transitioning to a new system in preparation for launch. More information on this to follow...

During the first weeks of the release of version 1.0, we will focus on testing core PlayStation Home assets and will need your help, and release...
 







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