New Sony PS3 and PSN Releases for the Week of April 8th, 2013

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54w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new Sony PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the upcoming week today, as follows:

Cross-Buy Guacamelee! for PS3 and PS Vita on PSN this week. Guacamelee! draws its inspiration from traditional Mexican culture and folklore, and features many interesting and unique characters.

The game also blurs the boundaries between combat and platforming by making many of the moves useful and necessary for both of these.

The game features a down on his luck Mexican named Juan Aguacate, who sets out to save the world when El Presidente's Daughter is kidnapped by an Evil Charro Skeleton.

The story takes place in and around a small village in Mexico, and has the player travelling between parallel dimensions on his quest to rescue the girl he loves. Enjoy this week's The Drop.

Guacamelee! (Cross-Buy PS3/PS Vita) - Guacamelee is a Metroidvania style game with a light world/dark world component where you play as a luchador. The game can be played entirely cooperatively with the first player controlling Juan and the second playing a woman known as Tostada.

The combat consists of melee attacks, as the name suggests, such as punches, grapples and throws. There are also other moves you learn to...
 

Uncharted 3 Multiplayer: Animal Themed DLC Out This April 2013

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55w ago - Naughty Dog Community Strategist Eric Monacelli has confirmed today that Uncharted 3 Multiplayer: Animal Themed PS3 DLC is out this month.

Below are the details, to quote: April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals month and we're honoring this with some animal themed items for your UNCHARTED 3 multiplayer characters.

First off, we have some very special and limited DLC available for purchase this month. Pogo and Trumpet, our resident Naughty Dogs, are now immortalized on custom t-shirts and weapons. All proceeds from the sales of these items will go to a charity that supports the prevention of cruelty to animals.

These items are currently available now in North America individually and as a bundle, and will go on sale later in the month in all other regions. These items are only available for the month of April, so grab them before they're gone.

We will be launching all our Animal themed character parts DLC globally this month. The full list of all the Animal theme parts on sale is outlined over on our UNCHARTED 3 Multiplayer Free-to-Play page.

We'll also have a bundle for all the animal themed parts that includes the exclusive T-Rex Head...
 

Sony European PlayStation Store PSN Updates for April 3, 2013

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55w ago - Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the European PlayStation Store is here with this weeks PSN updates below, as follows:

Leading the way this week is a demo for Injustice: Gods Among Us - a bold new entry in the fighting game genre from NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat, featuring DC Comics icons such as Batman, The Joker, Green Lantern, The Flash, Superman and Wonder Woman.

Heroes and villains engage in epic battles on a massive scale in a world where the line between good and evil has been blurred.

Elsewhere, one of the finest hidden-object adventure games you'll ever play is now available in a sumptuous high-definition edition! In Voodoo Chronicles: The First Sign, help out James Voodoo as he investigates mysterious attacks through the forsaken hamlet of Ravenhill, the wealthy city of Richtown, and a variety of breathtaking sceneries inspired by major fiction genres!

If you're looking to save some pennies this week, please keep an eye on our ongoing Egg Hunt promotion and check out a number of healthy price cuts...
 

Sony PlayStation Store PS3 and PSN Updates for April 2, 2013

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55w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen has posted up this week's PS3 and PSN updates below, as follows:

PS3 Full Game

Defiance ($59.99)

Arktech. Some die for it - everyone kills for it. Join a futuristic online open-world shooter where thousands of players scour a transformed Earth competing for alien technology.

Hunt alone or with others as you improve your skills and level up unlocking powerful weapons that will help you survive the massive battles that await.
ESRB: M // 4.9 GB

PSN

Ion Assault ($1.99)

In ION ASSAULT HD the player controls thousands of ion particles that he can use to blast, fry and blow up anything off the screen!
ESRB: E10+ // File Size: 385.9 MB

PS2 Classics

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories ($9.99)

There are a million stories in Liberty City. This one changes everything. Once a trusted wise guy in the Leone crime family, Toni Cipriani was forced into hiding after killing a made man. Now he's back and it's time for things to be put right.

Forced to fight for his life, Toni must use any means necessary to secure his place in the leadership of the Leone family in a town up for grabs.
ESRB: M // File Size: 3.8...
 

Video: Sacred Citadel: Side-Scrolling Beat 'em Up on PSN April 16th

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55w ago - Deep Silver Brand Manager Rupert Ochsner has confirmed that side-scrolling beat 'em up game Sacred Citadel hits PSN on April 16th, 2013.

Below are the details, to quote: Rupert Ochsner from Deep Silver here! We're thrilled to announce that Sacred Citadel will be available on PSN April 16th, 2013, at a price of $14.99.

Sacred Citadel is a side-scrolling action brawler that offers a lot of depth, but is also very accessible for newcomers. You will fight different opponents that require individual tactics. Check out our first PlayStation.Blog entry to learn more.

Through the video featurette available today here on PlayStation.Blog, we reveal the fourth and final of the playable characters in Sacred Citadel. The other three were the Ancarian Ranger, the Safiri Warrior, and the Khukuri Shaman.

Each of the four protagonists will have their own combos, special moves, skills, and equipment, and they will each play totally differently. Head to our official Web site to learn more about them.

So who's the final character? None other than the Seraphim Mage, a character who is very special and dear to all Sacred fans! The Seraphim has always played a unique role in the Sacred series – one could even say that she is the figurehead...
 







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