PlayStation Plus in October: Far Cry 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken

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30w ago - Sony PlayStation Store and Plus Content Manager Chris Howe is here with a PS Plus October content preview today which includes Far Cry 3 and Street Fighter X Tekken.

To quote: Hi everyone! We've got another fantastic month lined up for our PlayStation Plus members this October.

Don't forget, if you visit the PS Store and purchase a one year membership before 20th September we will give you an additional 90 days at no extra cost* - that's 15 months for the price of 12 (€49.99/£39.99)!

New PlayStation 3 games:

This October PlayStation Plus will be bringing another huge title to our members - Ubisoft's FPS masterpiece Far Cry 3.

In this open world adventure you take on the role of Jason Brody, a young man stranded on the lawless tropical paradise of Rook Island, a place ruled by piracy and misery.

After escaping the clutches of the mentally unstable, slave trading, pirate leader Vaas, Jason must transform himself from coward to killer in an attempt to save his family and friends.





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Video: Beyond: Two Souls PlayStation 3 Demo Coming October 1st

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32w ago - Sony Product Manager Ross Alexander confirmed today alongside a video trailer that the Beyond: Two Souls PlayStation 3 demo is coming on October 1st, 2013.

Below are the details, to quote: Today we can confirm that the Beyond: Two Souls demo will be available on Tuesday, October 1st on PlayStation Store. There will be opportunities for a few of you to get in on September 24th - we'll be announcing those soon.

This demo will include two scenes from the game, giving insight into the extraordinary story that awaits you next month. This will be the first chance for most to go hands-on and experience the improvements Quantic Dream has made to Heavy Rain's control scheme.

The Beyond: Two Souls demo will feature the following two scenes from the final game:

• Jodie & Aiden: Join a very young Jodie as she takes part in an experiment at the Department of Paranormal Activities. As officials put her abilities to the test, you take charge of a mysterious, invisible entity.
• Hunted: Skip forward a number of years and help Jodie escape the clutches of government agents as the mysterious entity unleashes its truly astonishing powers.





We've also got the third of our four part 'Making...
 

Sony Announces Azurite Blue 250GB PS3 Coming in October for $249.99

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33w ago - Today Sony announced that an Azurite Blue 250GB PS3 is coming exclusively to GameStop on October 8th for $249.99 with details below.

To quote: The official PlayStation Twitter account posted today that an Azure Blue PS3 250GB model will launch in North America in October and retail for $249.99.

This PS3 model will be exclusively available at GameStop stores nationwide.

According to the official product listing on GameStop.com, the system will release on Oct. 8 and be available for a limited time.

The Azure Blue PS3 released in Japan with a 250GB HDD, as well. However, the UK was given a 500GB HDD and two DualShock 3 controllers for a slightly higher price.
 

Video: Tearaway: Unfold a New Adventure October 22 on PS Vita

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53w ago - Sony Community Manager James Spafford has shared a fresh Tearaway video today inviting fans to unfold a new adventure this coming October 22 on PS Vita.

To quote: Tearaway will be available on shelves and on PSN October 22nd! We can't wait for you to get your hands on, and indeed in, our new game at the end of the year.

In Tearaway you'll journey through a vibrant, living papery world, with a plucky messenger who has a unique message to deliver - to you!

As the papery world of Tearaway unfolds in your hands, you'll be able to use your god-like powers to help your new messenger friend, iota or atoi, complete their very special delivery.

You'll uncover a magical dimension inspired by folklore, and built realistically from paper that unfolds and comes alive before your very eyes. As you explore this world you'll meet the papercraft creatures that live within it, help out strange new friends and encounter dangerous challenges.

We've designed the world of Tearaway to blend with our own through the unique features of the PS Vita, which allow you to help your messenger buddy to solve puzzles using the power of touch, literally breathe new life into this papercraft land, and reach up into the world using the rear-touch panel to see your fingertips appear inside...
 

Video: Willem Dafoe & Ellen Page in Beyond: Two Souls on October 8th

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59w ago - Sony Computer Entertainment America Associate Product Marketing Manager Derek Osgood has shared a video preview today of Beyond: Two Souls starring Willem Dafoe and Ellen Page which arrives this October 8th.

To quote: Last year at E3 we announced the much anticipated title from Heavy Rain creators Quantic Dream and the mind of visionary director David Cage.

BEYOND: Two Souls is a psychological action thriller starring Oscar nominee Ellen Page (Inception, Juno) in the lead role of Jodie Holmes and featuring Quantic Dream's unique brand of gameplay.

BEYOND tells the story of Jodie, a young woman who's known since birth that she is different from everyone else. She possesses supernatural powers through her psychic link to an invisible entity she calls Aiden, and this gift has changed her life forever.

Playing through 15 years of Jodie's life promises to deliver one of the most thrilling and powerfully emotional experiences on PS3.

Today, we're pleased to announce that Ellen will be joined by another Oscar nominee in Willem Dafoe (Platoon, Spider-Man) who will star as Nathan Dawkins, a government scientist who works with Jodie to analyse her powers.

At a later stage we'll have lots more to reveal on the interplay between Nathan and...
 







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