19w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:
Dead Space 3 ($59.99)
Dead Space 3 brings Isaac Clarke and merciless soldier John Carver on a journey across space to discover the source of the Necromorph plague and uncover the secrets that lay within Tau Volantis. Play alone as Isaac Clarke or with a friend as John Carver in seamless drop in, drop out co-op mode. Pre-order includes an exclusive theme.
ESRB: M // File Size: 5.2 MB
PS3 Full Games
Demon's Souls ($19.99)
Beautiful, compelling, and unforgiving, Demon's Souls is the ultimate hardcore RPG experience. Revolutionary online features include cooperative play, PvP battle, the ability to leave hints for others and touch bloodstains that allow you to view replays of other players' deaths. Are you tough enough to face the impossible... and win?
ESRB: M // File Size: 8 GB
Lord of the Rings: The War in the North ($19.99)
War in the North is a co-op Action RPG that immerses you and your friends in a brutal new chapter in the War of the Ring.
ESRB: M // File Size: 6.3 GB
Rise of the Guardians ($39.99)
Play as one of the classic childhood legends, including:...
19w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:
This week, the fan-favorite franchise Earth Defense Force goes portable with EDF2017 Portable on PS Vita.
The notoriously unforgiving Demon's Souls comes to PSN, so you can download it straight to your PS3. Platinum Games' Anarchy Reigns hits PS3 at retail (for just $29.99).
A number of Dora the Explorer PS2 Classics make their way to PlayStation Store, and a few other gems round out this week's update.
Enjoy this week's The Drop.
Anarchy Reigns ($29.99 retail)
Rise of the Guardians
Lord of the Rings: War in the North
Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom
Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Mermaids
Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess
Go Diego Go! Great Dinosaur Rescue
Go Diego Go! Safari Rescue
22w ago - D3Publisher Assistant Producer Miki Takahashi has announced today that Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable invades the PS Vita on January 8th, 2013.
To quote: We are excited to share the news today that Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable will be available as a digital download on PlayStation Vita at the beginning of the year.
The game will be available on January 8th, 2013 in North America for $39.99 and players will get to experience all the intense action that the Earth Defense Force can endure.
What is really cool is that Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable is completely remastered from the original classic shooter (Earth Defense Force 2017) and with so many extras, players will truly get a new EDF experience that wasn't possible before.
Players will get to check out seven new levels plus dive into all the action with fan favorite Pale Wing, giving players the power to soar high over buildings in her jet pack and cause massive destruction from above.
You will also find some new enemies in the game, and blast them to smithereens with your choice of more than 230 weapons, including many new ones. For the first time, save the world with your friends in online multiplayer for up to four players in co-op and versus mode.
22w ago - Sony PlayStation Store and Plus Content Manager Chris Howe has outlined the upcoming PlayStation Plus content updates for January, 2013 today.
Below are the details, to quote: Hello everyone! I hope you're all enjoying the new content that arrived on PlayStation Plus at the beginning of December. As we move through the gift-giving season I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to inform you of all the awesome content changes you can expect in January.
But before that, I wanted to let you know about a great offer that starts today on the PlayStation Store. As soon as the store has been updated, the PS Plus 1 year membership will be available at an incredible 25% off its usual price!
Until 9th January you can get a whole year's subscription for a one-off payment of only £29.99/€37.49. And remember - you can stack your membership so you can treat yourself even if you're an existing member!
Right, onto this month's games. Kicking things off is your lead title for January - BioShock 2, diving into the PlayStation Plus service from 2nd January for four weeks.
23w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment America Associate Product Marketing Manager Derek Osgood has announced alongside a video trailer today that PlayStation Plus members will be receiving access to the God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta on January 8th, 2013.
To quote: As some of you know, the fine folks at Sony Santa Monica Studio recently opened their doors to members of the gaming press - the first such "open house" event in the studio's history.
In addition to experiencing hands-on time with the upcoming multiplayer beta for God of War: Ascension and two new characters coming to PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, journalists experienced a rare inside look at one of the most accomplished and diverse game production facilities in the world.
This is a place where developers of indie titles such as The Unfinished Swan and Journey and big-budget blockbusters such as God of War and Starhawk proudly work shoulder-to-shoulder.
With God of War: Ascension's multiplayer beta en route, the team at Santa Monica Studio wanted to take this opportunity to address PlayStation.Blog readers with the latest details. Read on to learn more about what's in store for the beta!