Sony PlayStation Store PS3 and PSN Updates for January 8, 2013

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67w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates today, as follows:

Pre-Order

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‚‚ā¨ôs 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:...
 

Sony Patent Uncovered That May Suppress Second-Hand Game Sales

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68w ago - Previously it was rumored that Sony was planning to combat PS3 piracy with Blu-ray disc serial keys, and today gofreak uncovered a patent (PDF File) which may suppress second-hand game sales on PS4 as well.

Below are the details, to quote: So I believe this is interesting in light of a prior rumor about Sony limiting second hand game sales on PS4. Sony has been working on new technology for limiting used game sales, and has applied for a patent. The patent was filed 09/12/2012 by SCEJ.

Perhaps this work is where the rumor came from. Or perhaps it independently corroborates the rumor. Anyway, here's some of the relevant detail:

"According to the present embodiment, realized is the electronic content processing system that reliably restricts the use of electronic content dealt in the second-hand markets. As a result, the dealing of electronic content in the second-hand markets is suppressed, which in turn supports the redistribution of part of proceeds from sales of the electronic content to the developers. Though in the following description a game application...
 

Sony PlayStation Store, PS Plus and Holiday Essentials PSN Updates

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68w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with the US PSN Game Store, PS Plus and Holiday Essential PSN updates below today, as follows:

PSN Games

Jetpack Joyride (Free)

Join Barry Steakfries as he breaks in to a secret laboratory to commandeer the experimental jetpacks from the clutches of science evildoers.
ESRB: E10+ - Everyone 10+ // File Size: 20.6 MB

PS Vita

AR Play 2012 Holiday Bundle ($6.25)

Jump into the world of augmented reality for your PlayStation Vita system. This bundle includes a choice selection of our AR Play titles and add-on content released in 2012, including: Table Ice Hockey, PulzAR, Table Top Tanks, Table Top Tanks Toy Tanks Set DLC, Table Soccer, Table Soccer Match Day Game Pack DLC, Cliff Diving, Cliff Diving Additional Cliffs DLC & Fireworks.
File Size: 1.1 GB

Chronovolt ($4.99)

Chronovolt, an action adventure in time. Pilot the Chronosphere through wonderful worlds to stop Dr Scabious and his Minions from controlling the end of the Universe. Use powerful time controls to stop and rewind time, open time gates and blast enemies into the past.
ESRB: E - Everyone //File Size: 261.3 MB

Jetpack Joyride (Free)

Join Barry Steakfries as...
 

Sony PlayStation Store PS3 and PSN Updates for December 24, 2012

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69w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with some new PSN updates today with the following content included:

Bundles

Motorstorm Complete Edition ($11.99)

Take your MotorStorm RC experience to the extreme with this ‚‚ā¨úComplete‚‚ā¨Ě Edition, including the full game and all its DLC!
ESRB: E - Everyone // File Size: 1.2 GB

PS Vita

Motorstorm Complete Edition ($11.99)

Take your MotorStorm RC experience to the extreme with this ‚‚ā¨úComplete‚‚ā¨Ě Edition, including the full game and all its DLC!
ESRB: E - Everyone // File Size: 1.2 GB

PlayStation Store Highlights

Happy holidays! It's a light publish this week due to the holiday season, but you can still pick up some great new deals via our Holiday Essentials Sale. If you're a PS Plus member, you can enjoy deeper discounts on those deals, plus Retro City Rampage for free.

It's also worth noting that a couple things have been updated in the PS Store navigation. We've incorporated some of your feedback and you can now filter Add-ons by game title and the Weekly Deals section has been placed more prominently. We hope these changes will help you find what you're looking for.

As always, please leave your thoughts in the...
 

Sony PlayStation Plus Game Updates for December 24, 2012

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69w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro is here with the new PlayStation Plus game updates today, as follows:

While we're smack-dab in the middle of the holiday season, we thought we'd drop in and deliver some new content for PlayStation Plus members.

Don't forget that you still have time to make Plus a great stocking stuffer for the PlayStation gamers in your life. You can buy online, get the voucher code, and then give that voucher code to your friends and family.

Now, to business! Plus members will be getting the wonderfully hilarious 8-bit styling of Retro City Rampage free, as well as extra savings on the continuation of the PSN Holiday Sale.

Important note: We'll be updating the PlayStation Store today (Monday, 12/24) due to the Christmas holiday. Therefore, this Plus update will be live later today when the update has published.

Don't have PlayStation Plus? Go to the PlayStation Store on your PS3 or PS Vita or click here to get access.

December 24th PlayStation Plus Update





Retro City Rampage (PS3 and PS Vita)
Free for Plus members
 











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