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Frustrated by your PS3’s inability to display PS Vita trophies? The good news is this will be coming to an end as of next week.
The trophy list will undergo a small shake up when System Update Version 4.30 arrives on Tuesday, 23 October. After the update, PS Vita trophies will be visible alongside PS3 trophies. The list will also move to reside under PlayStation Network on the XMB.
This week’s selection of fresh downloadable content centers around a cornucopia of some of the most successful franchises to ever hit a PlayStation. The likes of BioShock, Uncharted, Resident Evil, Metal Gear Solid and Ratchet & Clank are now available for purchase. If you’ve a trusty internet connection and have yet to play either of these classics, this is the update for you.
Other highlights include YouTube for Vita, a whole slew of price drops and a trio of PS2 classics.
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If you’ve yet to get started on either the Uncharted or Resident Evil series there are two things that we know about you. One, you don’t like care very much for yourself. And two, you’re in luck because this week the store update brings a crop of Uncharted and Resident Evil games to the digital scene.
With two giant franchises providing content this week we jump to the early 90’s with Digital Underground’s ‘Freaks Of The Industry’. It’s time we dug up some of that old-school hip hop.
Other highlights this week include a nice discount on Journey for Plus members, The Amazing Spider-Man, and yes, more Rock Band content (honestly who is buying these at this point?)
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The Dark Knight strikes the store twice this week with a digital release of Batman: Arkham City and the day-and-date release of Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes for Vita. Although both games feature our favorite orphaned crime fighter, they couldn’t be much more different. If you have yet to take a spin through Arkham City take this as a opportunity to correct your mistake (shame on you).
Other highlights include Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013, the confounding release of more PSP content, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Fatal Conspiracy for those who simply cannot get enough of the serialized crime drama.
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This week on the North American front digital releases are at the forefront. Prompting us to remember Olivia Newton-John’s unforgettably 80’s classic (a video so uniquely 1981 that it must be seen to be believed). Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier and Tomba! avail themselves for download while Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes gets a day and date digital release for Vita owners.
Other highlights include a tempting trio of top-flight games receiving significant discounts and a demo for Magic: The Gathering.
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Jack Buser was in excellent form in an interview with venturebeat.com, celebrating all things Sony and digital. The senior director of PlayStation Digital Platforms at SCEA had a few choice words for Sony’s competitors, who he says are “losing the plot, forgetting what built this industry” – the gamers.
Sony announced before E3 that they would unveil the “future of PS Plus”, and that is exactly what they did during their keynote speech. It wasn’t quite as revolutionary as some of the rumours had predicted. There was no cloud streaming service announced, for example.
What we did get however, while not as headline catching, was fantastic news for all PS3 owners. As of today in the US and tomorrow in the UK, an Instant Game Collection will be available for all PS Plus members. This is an ever-expanding library of free games – worth over $260 (in the US at least).
PS3 Attitude spoke with PlayStation gamer Will Voss about how he got hooked on trophy collecting and what his girlfriend thinks of his habits. Read about how his start as a PlayStation tester changed the way he plays games. Leave your coat behind for this interview, because SnowVixen brings the heat…
PS Vita owners will have a little more to do with their shiny new handheld. While its not Resistance: Burning Skies or Gravity Rush, many legacy PSP titles and minis will be playable on the Vita starting today. Take a look to see if any of your favorite PSP or minis are now available.
BBC iPlayer is possibly the best app for the PS3 at the moment; it’s stylish, fast and easy to use. So it’s good news that BBC is teaming up again with Sony, this time to bring a BBC Sport app to the console.
Everything with the PixelJunk name must go. That’s right folks it’s PixelJunk dealing days. To commemorate 10 years of Q-Games, the studio is slashing prices on their entire catalog. Looking for a tower-defense game? How about PixelJunk Monsters for $1. In the market for a shooter? Pick up PixelJunk Shooter 2 for $4.99. Head on down to your local PS Store and save today.
Other highlights this week include Datura and a couple of full PS3 games now available digitally.
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Fans of the MOBA genre will no doubt be excited to see Awesomenauts make its debut on the store this week. Others will be surprised to learn that MOBA stands for Multiplayer Online Battle Arena. Awesomenaut’s distinctive 80’s cartoon sensibilities make it one of the focal points this week.
Fighting fans can get their fix with the long-awaited debut of Skullgirls while trekkies can test their mettle with the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Star Trek Bundle.
Other highlights include Prototype 2 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2.
This week’s update reminds those of us with them why it’s great to have that little yellow plus symbol next to our avatars. All told six games are now available to Plus subscribers for the unbeatable price of free. Including a new game in Awesomenauts, the heavily praised Trine 2 and a pair of fondly regarded Castlevania classics. To quote the great Yogi Berra, “If you don’t have it, that’s why you need it”.
Other highlights include Mortal Kombat for Vita, a trio of worthy demos as well as a time traveling adventure featuring a sandwich.
There’s plenty to be had. Take a look and get downloading.
Good news. The licensed game you’ve been waiting for finally hits the store this week. Officially licensed games have achieved various levels of success over the years however few properties possess the level of pertinent cultural relevancy inherent in this title. That’s right PS3 fans, Grease Dance makes its PS Store debut at long last. You’ll be dancing like Travolta in no time.
Other highlights include Disgaea 3, Bejeweled 3 and episode one of a game based on indie-comic, The Walking Dead.
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Robert Kirkman’s long-running, perpetual series makes its video game debut this week as Telltale Games issues episode one of The Walking Dead. The first of five episodes introduces players to an atypical hero in convicted criminal, Lee Everett. If you haven’t already had your fill of zombies, this might be worth a look.
Other highlights include the complete collection of Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds, a full-game download of Battlefield 3 and a trio of demos.
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We’ve heard Sony talk about the incentives to buying a game on PS Vita and getting the PS3 version free of charge. Well, now that incentive has a name, “Cross Purchase”.
In a week where House of the Dead 4 makes its grand entrance the most intriguing new download is without a doubt Doc Clock: The Toasted Sandwich of Time. We know close to nothing about this one but with a name like that you can bet either way it’s going to be memorable.
Other highlights include a complete edition of Renegade Ops, NHL 12 and a new Vita app.
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This week the PS3-exclusive release of House Of The Dead 4 and a beta for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier get top billing. The store’s also the likes of Dead Rising 2: Off The Record, NHL 12 and Disgaea 3 for the Vita.
Those hungry for DLC may find sizable Uncharted 3 and Kingdoms of Amalur content packs to their liking.
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The new management team at Sony led by president and CEO Kaz Harai today unveiled new strategies to get the company back in profit. The realignment strategy, dubbed “One Sony”, will see more focus being placed on the core business areas of Digital Imaging, Game and Mobile. The move comes after projected losses for the 2011 fiscal year were revised to $6.4 billion.