69w ago - Today Sony's Jawad Ashraf of the PlayStation Store Team is here with the European PSN Game Store updates for this week below!
To quote: Hey everybody. It's really quiet this week with just a small selection of digital conversions and DLC trickling in.
The King of Fighters XIII, the latest in the long running KOF series has made its way onto PS Store.
Choose your team from a variety of classic characters including Terry, Kyo or Mai and play through a number of game modes including Story, Challenge and of course, Online. Who will be in your line-up?
On the DLC front, there's a new addition to Mass Effect 3 in this week's Gun Pack, more quests for Dragon's Dogma and more tracks for Rock Band 3 to jam to.
The Summer Sale continues, with new offers including the PSOne Classic Metal Gear Solid and the HD remaster of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Trilogy. Get full details in Andy's recent Summer Sale update.
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69w ago - PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this weeks US PSN updates below today, as follows:
PS3 Full Games
Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2 ($49.99)
Return to Gamindustri and help Nepgear free the captive Console Patron Units from the clutches of ASIC! Meet the other CPU Candidates from around the world and put a stop to Arfoire's designs!
File Size: 3.8 GB
The King of Fighters XIII ($29.99)
With the triumphant return of fan favorite characters like Mai, K', and Vice, extensive refinement of the core fighting engine based on community feedback, and vastly improved network functionality, The King of Fighters XIII represents the HD entry in the series that fans have been waiting for.
File Size: 2.18 GB
Sound Shapes ($14.99)
Equal parts instrument and game, Sound Shapes gives everyone the ability to make music. Play through a unique campaign that fuses music and artwork into a classic 2D platformer. Create your own unique musical levels with all of the campaign content and share with the world. Sound Shapes creates an ever-changing musical community for everyone to enjoy at home or on the go. Purchase the PS3 version of Sound Shapes and receive the PS Vita...
70w 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:
On PS3 and PS Vita this week. Play, compose, and share in a unique take on the classic side-scrolling platformer where your actions make the music.
With equal parts musical instrument and game, Sound Shapes gives everyone the ability to make music and share creations with the community.
Also this week in new releases, Persona 4: Arena arrives on PS3 and Hyperdimension Neptunia MK2 and The King of Fighters XIII are full digital downloads on PSN. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
Persona 4: Arena - Developed in collaboration with genre masters Arc System Works, Persona 4 Arena uses gorgeous, hand drawn, high definition 2D animestyle fighters and colorful, overthetop special effects to bring to life a roster of fighters from the critically acclaimed, highly popular Persona 3 and Persona 4.
Backed up by an original hardcore fighting engine from one of the most respected 2D fighting game developers in the industry, Persona 4 Arena represents the biggest, most noteworthy expansion of the esteemed series to date.
70w ago - Sony Entertainment Network Marketing Manager Jeff Safran is here with this weekend's new Music and Video Unlimited releases today, as follows:
This week, the Music Unlimited service features new releases including Sparkle: the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and Pitbull, as well as new albums from artists Joshua Radin, Reel Big Fish, Gloriana, The Locust and Toadies.
Also this week, check out the new Casablanca Records Premium Channel! The label was officially re-launched this year, after establishing its imprint decades ago during the disco movement.
The 2012 roster of dance music includes some seriously big names like Scissor Sisters and Ladyhawke, alongside debut artists Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs and Kindness. You can hear the whole thing now in the premium channels section of the Music Unlimited service.
On the video side, don't miss a big time discount on the hit 21 Jump Street. For a limited time, own the movie for only $12.99 in SD, or $14.99 in HD. The sale ends August 6th, so hurry up! Also in Movies, check out The Raid: Redemption this week before it hits DVD shelves, and revel in the...
70w ago - Sony Senior Manager Matthew Harper of PlayStation Digital Platforms has officially announced that PSN will be undergoing scheduled maintenance later tonight.
To quote: It's been a great week for gamers on the PSN.
We've seen the addition of the anime streaming service Crunchyroll to the PS3 lineup of video apps, the highly anticipated game Sound Shapes being made available for preorder through the PSN PLAY event at a 20% discount for PlayStation Plus subscribers, and The Expendables 2: The Videogame releasing on the PlayStation Store now (check out the demo to get a taste of this game's explosive four-player co-op action!)
To ensure that we can keep offering you the best online games experience, we will be performing routine maintenance on the PSN this evening (Thursday, August 2nd).
This maintenance will start at approximately 12:00am midnight Pacific Time (1:00am MDT / 2:00am CDT /3:00 am EDT) and last for about two hours, ending around 2:00am PDT on Thursday, August 2nd (3:00am MDT / 4:00am CDT / 5:00am EDT).
During this maintenance period you WILL be able to sign in to the Network if you have signed in at some point over the past few days. So please be sure to sign in now if you wish to access PSN during this maintenance window.