PlayStation Store Update for 5/1/12 – 5/7/12

This week’s PlayStation Store update brings some great gifts for all PlayStation Plus subscribers. First up are some free games. Awesomenauts has as a mercenary in the vast future. You’ll...

This week’s PlayStation Store update brings some great gifts for all PlayStation Plus subscribers. First up are some free games. Awesomenauts has as a mercenary in the vast future. You’ll go do battle across 2D side-scrolling levels. You can play in team-based arenas and you can even customize your Awesomenauts.  Next up is Trine 2, another side-scrolling game. It blends in some platform and puzzle gameplay. You have three characters that each offers a distinct way of playing. You’ll be able to use one of the heroes at one time, but be able to switch off the other two at any time. The other two games are classic games that many gamers love. It’s Castlevania Symphony of the Night and Castlevania Chronicles.  Both are great games and should be one of the first things you download this week. There are other great games and discount available as well. Including, early access to the Pixel Junk 4am Closed Viewer Beta. It’s a very interesting music game that has you using the PlayStation Move to create music and sounds. It’s an awesome idea and you can try it out now.

Not a part of the PlayStation Plus club? Don’t worry there are plenty of other great offerings this week for everyone. Awesomenauts might not be free for everyone, but it’s still available for purchase. Every PlayStation Vita owners can download Mortal Kombat this week. It’s available in retail stores and in the PlayStation Store as well. It’s a very well received game and now it’s available on the go.

There are plenty of other great picks for this week so have a look at the list below. Maybe you can download some add-ons, demos, or videos.

PlayStation Plus

Exclusives: Early Access:
Pixel Junk 4am Closed Viewer Beta
Velocity (Free PS mini)
Free Downloads: PSN Games:
Awesomenauts
Trine 2
Minis:
Floating Cloud God Saves The Pilgrims
Velocity
PS one Classics:
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
Castlevania Chronicles
Full Game Trials:
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Disney Universe
Themes:
Samurai Dynamic Theme
Discounts: PSN Games:
Disney Universe (PS Plus Price: $15.00)

PSN Games

Awesomenauts ($9.99)
It’s the year 3587; conflict spans the stars. Huge robot armies are locked in an enduring stalemate. In their bid for galactic conquest they call upon the most powerful group of mercenaries in the universe: the Awesomenauts!
ESRB rated T
File size 683 MB

Doc Clock: The Toasted Sandwich Of Time ($7.49)
Fallen off a cliff? Burning in lava? Just had your latest invention crushed by a frozen polar bear? Avoid all this with Doc Clock’s amazing Time Slider. Enjoy the first Doc Clock time travelling adventure! Invent almost anything out of everything you find, from catapults to incredible flying machines.
ESRB rated E
File size 298 MB

PS Vita Games

Mortal Kombat ($39.99)
Take the Kombat to the streets; fight anywhere, anytime, all in the palm of your hand.
ESRB rated M
File size 3 GB

PS3 Full Games

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 ($19.99)
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 features online vehicle warfare on huge maps, each with a different tactical focus. The destruction delivered by the powerful Frostbite engine allows players to demolish buildings and blow holes in walls to create new gameplay possibilities.
ESRB rated M
File size 9.6 GB

Disney Universe ($29.99)
Disney Universe is an off-the-wall non-stop action adventure where Disney worlds and characters mix up for the first time. Suit up in iconic costumes and face challenges in legendary Disney worlds.
ESRB rated E10+
File size 5.4 GB

Game Demos (free)

Awesomenauts
It’s the year 3587; conflict spans the stars. Huge robot armies are locked in an enduring stalemate. In their bid for galactic conquest they call upon the most powerful group of mercenaries in the universe: the Awesomenauts!
ESRB rated T
File size 683 MB

Dirt Showdown
Welcome to the DiRT Showdown demo! Experience full-impact confrontational racing in the 8 Ball event in San Francisco. Boost and barge your way to the finish but watch out for your opponents on the brutal cross-overs. Challenge a friend to play online and unlock the multiplayer Rampage event to satisfy your appetite for destruction in a chaotic demolition derby!
ESRB rated E10+
File size 963 MB

GT Academy 2012
Sony Computer Entertainment America and Nissan North America have joined forces again for the 2nd season of the innovative GT Academy racing competition Think you got what it takes to become a professional race car driver? Download GT Academy 2012 and compete against your friends in an eight-step qualification program designed to craft your virtual-to-reality racing skills to competition levels. Will you become the next GT Academy winner?
ESRB rated E
File size 3 GB

PS Vita Demos (Free)

Sumioni: Demon Arts
Take control of Agura, a Sumioni, or “Inkdemon”, who’s been called upon to white out a blot of evil upon feudal Japan. Guide him through 2D side-scrolling levels and unleash his powers by drawing brush strokes on the touchscreen. Create paths to traverse, cast magic spells and even summon powerful creatures to do your bidding! In this demo, play 3 of the 30 available stages, with access to one of the two summon creatures.
ESRB rated E10+
File size 288 MB

PS3 Add-ons

Dead Space DLC Bundle ($9.99)
This bundle includes all of the downloadble suit and weapon content packs for Dead Space. There are no refunds for this item.
File size 125 MB

MotorStorm RC Add Ons (x6) (free – $0.49)
Various add on content.
File size 100 KB each

SSX Mt. Eddie Pack ($5.99)
Welcome to Mt. Eddie! Where there’s plenty of big air and the trick points run like… well, trick points. Mt. Eddie features 9 new Race and Trick drops, and is filled with huge kickers, ridiculous grinds, a halfpipe, and fireworks – the classic SSX experience! This pack also includes 3 classic music tracks.
File size 55 MB

SSX: Classic Characters Pack ($5.99)
Relive the SSX glory days with the SSX Classic Characters Pack. Get 7 classic SSX characters from SSX 3 and Tricky: Elise, Mac, Zoe, Kaori, Psymon, Moby, and Eddie, each with alternate outfits and a unique snowboard. Ride in style with Eddie’s crazy shirts, Psymon’s spiky hair, Moby’s riding helmet, Kaori’s panda backpack and more.
File size 188 MB

SSX: Mt. Eddie & Classic Characters Pack ($7.99)
Welcome to Mt. Eddie! Featuring 9 new Race and Trick drops, Mt. Eddie is filled with huge kickers, ridiculous grinds, a halfpipe, and fireworks – the classic SSX experience! You also get 7 classic SSX characters from SSX 3 and Tricky, each with alternate outfits and a unique snowboard, plus 3 classic music tracks.
File size 241 MB

Saints Row: The Third – Steelport Gangs Pack ($2.99)
Get some new gangwear for your wardrobe with six new outfits. Disguise yourself as a Morningstar Soldier or blend in with the Luchador Specialist crowd. You can even try out the Decker cyberpunk style and get in touch with your inner techno-goth!
File size 1.71 MB

Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City Add ons (x5) ($1.99 – $4.99)
Various add on content.
File size 2.08 MB – 8.31 MB

Rocksmith – The Police Song Pack (Bundle) ($7.99)
File size 9.46 MB

Rocksmith – Message In A Bottle By The Police ($2.99)
File size 3.64 MB

Rocksmith – Roxanne By The Police ($2.99)
File size 2.26 MB

Rocksmith – Synchronicity II By The Police ($2.99)
File size 3.56 MB

Rock Band 3 
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.

  • “ONLY ONE” – Yellowcard ($1.99)
  • “TWO TICKETS TO PARADISE” – Eddie Money ($1.99)
  • “DROPS OF JUPITER (TELL ME)” – Train ($1.99)

File size: 27 – 32 MB (singles)

Rock Band Network v2.0

  • “HOPE & RUIN” – The Trews ($0.99)
  • “NEVER… AGAIN” – All Shall Perish (1.99)
  • “SAY” – The Asbestos ($0.99)
  • “CHEESY POP SONG” – A Talking Fish ($0.99)
  • “RISE AND SHINE” – Destruction of a Rose ($0.99)

File size: 15 – 32 MB (singles)

PS Vita Add-Ons

MotorStorm RC Add Ons (x6) (free – $0.49)
Various add on content.
File size 100 KB

Shinobido 2: Revenge Of Zen The Mirror Spirits ($4.99)
Face off against an army of gruesome, otherworldly creatures who wreak havok throughout Utakata, and learn their secret connection to the Tenma Mirrors. NOTE: You must download the latest patch, and complete the game once in order to unlock the downloadable content.
File size 100 KB

Updates

101-In-1 Megamix+Fading Shadows Bundle (Price Change) (PSP) (now $10.99, original price $13.99)
Doc Clock: The Toasted Sandwich Of Time (Sale) (PS3) (now $7.49, original price $9.99)
Fading Shadows Digital (Price Change) (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Daxter (Price Change) (PSP) (now $9.99, original price $15.99)
God of War: Ghost of Sparta Full Game (Price Change) (PSP) (now $19.99, original price $29.99)
King Of Pool (Price Change) (PSP) (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
Monochrome Racing – Minis (Price Change) (PSP/PS3) (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
Robin Hood: The Return Of Richard – Minis & Monochrome Racing – Minis Bundle (Price Change) (PSP/PS3) (now $4.99, original price $5.99)
Robin Hood: The Return Of Richard – Minis (Price Change) (PSP/PS3) (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
Stardrone Extreme Skip (Price Change) (PS3) (now Free, original price $0.99)
Trine 2 (Sale) (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $14.99)
Urbanix – Minis (Price Change) (PSP/PS3) (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
Zack Zero (Price Change) (PS3) (now $7.99, original price $12.99)
StarDrone (PS3)(now $3.99, original price $7.99)

Game Videos (free)

Disney’S Epic Mickey 2 Announce Trailer

Max Payne 3 – Design And Tech Series Video #4

Spec Ops: The Line – Community Gameplay Trailer

UFC Undisputed 3 – International Pack Trailer

The Walking Dead – Playing Dead: Episode 3 (Trailer)

PS3 Themes

3D Abstract Sculptures Static Theme ($1.49)

Collide o Scope by Luke Insect ($2.99)

Dream Cars Static Theme ($1.49)

Dynamic M249 SAW Theme ($2.99)

Headhunter Jungle Girl Static Theme ($1.49)

Naughty Geisha 2 Static Theme ($1.49)

Shannon’s Entropy Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

The Outer Woods by Kustaa Saksi ($2.99)

PSone Classics

Legend of Dragoon ($5.99)
File size 1.14 GB

PS2 Classics

Max Payne ($9.99)
Max Payne has nothing to lose, and all he wants is justice. Take control of him in this hardboiled thriller.
File size 4.1 GB

Rayman 2 Revolution ($9.99)
Robot pirates are invading! Become Rayman and use your powerful limbs to beat back the enemy! Download Rayman 2 Revolution today!
File size 4.2 GB

Bundles

Call Of Duty: Black Ops With First Strike ($49.99)

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 With Stimulus Package ($29.99)

Dead Space Super Bundle ($29.99)

Music

flOw – Original Soundtrack from the Video Game ($4.99)

Starhawk Original Soundtrack from the Video Game ($9.99)

PlayStation Store for PSP

PSP minis (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Floating Cloud God Saves The Pilgrims ($2.99)
File size 18.2 MB

PSP Themes

Superfeierabend PSP Theme ($1.49)

Source: PlayStation Blog

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