PS Vita Play: 4 New PS Vita Games, PS Plus Discounts and More

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13w ago - Sony Platform Marketing Sharon Kapitula posted up details on 4 new PS Vita Games today alongside some PS Plus discounts and more as part of their PS Vita Play update below.

To quote: Hello! Since 2014 is a brand new year, we wanted to introduce a brand new PlayStation Store program to start it off with a bang. I'm excited to announce PS Vita PLAY, our new four-week program featuring a rad lineup of PS Vita games, exclusive discounts for PS Plus members and special offers.

Each week for the next four weeks on PS Store, a new PS Vita game will be released as part of the PS Vita PLAY promotion. If you are a PlayStation Plus member, you will receive a 20% discount on each PS Vita PLAY game during the launch week of each respective game. As an added bonus, anyone who purchases two or more PS Vita PLAY games from January 21st through February 17th will receive a bonus SEN wallet credit.

•Buy any 4 PS Vita PLAY games to get $10
•Buy any 3 PS Vita PLAY games to get $6
•Buy any 2 PS Vita PLAY games to get $3

Over the next four weeks, you'll get to skate like a pro, blast Kamehameha waves, clean the world in style and rock a colorfully modern take on a classic arcade shooter. What am I talking about?! Check the lineup below:

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PlayStation Store PLAY: 4 New Games for Summer Announced

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40w ago - Sony Senior Manager of Digital Distribution Pierre Gravereau announced 4 new games for Summer as part of their PlayStation Store PLAY update today.

To quote: PlayStation Store PLAY, our annual summer program showcasing a diverse lineup of great PSN games and special offers, is back with four hot new games, including two PSN exclusives.

PlayStation Store PLAY begins tomorrow when this year's lineup of games becomes available for pre-order on PlayStation Store.

If you pre-order any of this year's PLAY games you will get an exclusive PS3 XMB theme based on each game purchased. In addition, if you are a PlayStation Plus member, you will receive a 20% discount on PLAY games when pre-ordering.

And if you end up picking up two or more of these games, we're giving you bonus PSN cash vouchers. You can take advantage of these great bonuses based on PLAY games purchased from July 16 to August 20:

• Pre-order or Buy any 4 PlayStation Store PLAY games to get $10
• Pre-order or Buy any 3 PlayStation Store PLAY games to get $6
• Pre-order or Buy any 2 PlayStation Store PLAY games to get $3

Now let's get to the great lineup of games for PlayStation Store PLAY. This year you can get your hands on two PSN exclusives with Stealth Inc: A Clone...
 

Namco: Tekken Revolution is Free-to-Play Starting Today on PSN

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44w ago - Namco Bandai Games Public Relations Specialist Nick O'Leary announced that Tekken Revolution is free-to-play Starting today on PSN.

Below are the details, to quote: Everyone here on the Tekken team is very excited to finally pull the curtain off of Tekken Revolution, Namco Bandai Games' brand new free-to-play game that is launching today on the PlayStation Network exclusively for the PlayStation 3 system.

The team has been hard at work making sure that every essential aspect that has made Tekken one of the best fighting games on the market for the past 19 years is present in Tekken Revolution. From the iconic cast of characters, critically acclaimed fighting engine, and gorgeous visuals, this is the Tekken experience fans know and love.

However, since Tekken Revolution is a free-to-play title, some exciting new additions to the classic Tekken gameplay were implemented to take into account not only our hardcore fans, but also the PlayStation 3 owners who may have never played Tekken or a fighting game before. Here is a quick rundown of some of the new features in Tekken Revolution to get everyone up to speed with the new game!

Character Roster

Tekken Revolution features eight iconic characters to choose from at launch. The decreased roster size makes...
 

Midway Arcade Origins: Play 31 Arcade Classics Today on PS3

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75w ago - Backbone Entertainment Producer Jeremy Mahler has announced that with Midway Arcade Origins fans can play 31 Arcade Classics starting today on PS3!

To quote: Today, Backbone is excited to give PS3 owners a chance to truly test their old-school arcade skills. For those of you who can actually remember having to put tokens or quarters into an actual Joust or Robotron machine, you may know this isn't the first Midway collection Backbone has developed.

But Midway Arcade Origins is the first of this generation, and it's definitely the best ever with 31 Midway arcade games assembled on one disc.

First off, we really wanted to make sure we paid proper homage to the collection's arcade roots, so right from the main menu we included a model of the original arcade cabinet and the marquee (arcade term for the light-up game logo) for each game. In terms of emulation quality, each game looks and plays exactly the same as its arcade counterpart.

In fact, the PS3's capabilities has made it possible for many of the games to feature true sound emulation for the first time on a console, resulting in a better sound response than in any previous collection.

In a further attempt to capture the arcade spirit, each game features its own unique wallpaper background based on the...
 

Three Ways to Play Starhawk, Available on PSN Next Tuesday

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82w ago - LightBox Interactive President Dylan Jobe has announced three ways to play Starhawk today, which is available on PSN starting next Tuesday!

To quote: As many of you know, the team here at Lightbox Interactive has been hard at work developing all of the free Starhawk Updates to help support the Starhawk Community.

With today's announcement, we'll help grow that community even more with something that a ton of players from around the world have asked for - a digital-download version of Starhawk, and not just the original version, but one that is packed with all of the awesome updates we've made since our initial release!

Yeah, you saw that right. We now have three, three ways for you to download the exact type of Starhawk experience you're looking for on September 25th!

First you can get the complete Starhawk experience by downloading the Full version for $39.99.

Another option - and this is an insane deal - is the Starhawk: Multiplayer-Edition for $19.99. This includes one of the best PlayStation 3 multiplayer experiences and all of the updates we've released since the game originally launched.

Last, but certainly not least, is a another killer deal for all PlayStation Plus members. You guys get the Starhawk: Single-Player Campaign for free. Yeah,...
 







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