Global PlayStation 3 Releases for the Week of November 30, 2008

281w ago - This week marks the end of the brutal end-of-year release period. We're ending on a high note with Prince of Persia's worldwide release.

We've been looking forward to this one for quite some time, so hopefully it'll live up to expectations. Here's the full release list:

US Games
€ SingStar ABBA
€ Prince of Persia (free Limited Edition upgrade)

EU Games
€ Prince of Persia
€ Brain Challenge

Asian Games
€ Brain Challenge
€ Prince of Persia
€ Pro Yakyuu Spirits 5 Kanzenban
€ Saints Row 2

PS3 games are region free, so go ahead and import any games you fancy. Try to keep in mind, however, that DLC is always region locked. So your US game will only read content downloaded from the US PSN Store.

Finally, Prince of Persia has been confirmed to have DLC coming in the future. Release dates are constantly subject to change, so check with your local retailer if you have any worries.

LittleBigPlanet Weekly Download Update - Thanksgiving Edition

282w ago - SCEA's Marketing Manager Mark Valledor shared the following today via PS Blog:

Well, it€s Thanksgiving week and there isn€t a better time than now to give thanks to our avid fans with more FREE downloadable costumes for LittleBigPlanet. Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, we are offering FREE Turkey Heads for your Sackboys and Sackgirls beginning TODAY.

Of course, that€s not all! The Chimera from Resistance 2 have invaded LittleBigPlanet with new downloadable Chimera Sackboy (or Sackgirl) costumes. Your Sackboy and Sackgirls now have a chance to gear up before taking on those who stand in their way in LittleBigPlanet. The Chimera costume will soon be available at the PlayStation Store for just $1.99!

These updates will become available with today€s PlayStation Store Update, coming soon. Make sure you check back next week for the week€s latest offerings for LittleBigPlanet. See ya online!

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

282w 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.

Metal Gear Online MEME Expansion Arrives on PSN Next Week

283w ago - Konami announced today that the Meme expansion should be available for download next week. November 25th to be exact, which places the release on a Tuesday. I would have expected it on a Thursday, but I suppose most be too busy with the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Meme expansion of course adds three new maps to Metal Gear Online, along with two new characters; Revolver Ocelot and the lovely Mei Ling, who has the means to transfix enemies by strutting her stuff.

Press Release: Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH reveals new MEME EXPANSION for Metal Gear Online

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced that the latest downloadable content for its Metal Gear Online title for PLAYSTATION3 will be released on November 25th. Entitled MEME EXPANSION, the download adds new characters and gameplay elements to Hideo Kojima€s hugely popular online epic.

The MEME EXPANSION unveils two new special characters, which are playable for the first time. Liquid Ocelot enters the fray with the ability to manipulate the Sons of the Patriots€ lock system using his Guns of the Patriots skills, and can also deactivate the weaponry of a targeted for within Metal Gear Online€s multi-player modes. Similarly, Mei Ling comes into play with three unique attributes, including the Trench Mortar weapon,...

Global PlayStation 3 Releases for the Week of November 16, 2008

283w ago - Ready for a bunch of new PlayStation 3 games to be unleashed upon the world? This week sees the release of Need For Speed: Undercover, Mortal Kombat Vs DC Universe and Tomb Raider Underworld. Plus a bunch of other titles.. the full PS3 release list is below:

US Games
€ Mortal Kombat Vs DC Universe ("Kollector's" edition)
€ Shaun White Snowboarding
€ NPPL Championship Paintball 2009
€ Tomb Raider Underworld
€ Disney's Bolt
€ Karaoke Revolution: American Idol
€ Alone In The Dark: Inferno

European Games
€ Tomb Raider Underworld
€ Need For Speed: Undercover
€ Mortal Kombat Vs DC Universe (Collector's Edition)
€ The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon
€ Rise of the Argonauts
€ Rapala Fishing Frenzy 2009
€ World Championship Off Road Racing

Asian Games
€ Aquanaut's Holiday (English/Chinese version)
€ Mercenaries 2
€ MotorStorm Pacific Rift
€ Shaun White Snowboarding

Don't forget that PS3 games are region free, so go ahead and import any games you fancy (Aquanaut's Holiday maybe, now it's in English?) Be aware that downloadable content is region-specific, however, so if you do import any games you'll need...

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