PlayStation Store Update for 5/8/12 – 5/14/12

Today’s PlayStation Store Update isn’t offering many freebies to PlayStation Plus subscribers as it usually does. But there are still some great picks. You get a chance to try the...

Today’s PlayStation Store Update isn’t offering many freebies to PlayStation Plus subscribers as it usually does. But there are still some great picks. You get a chance to try the full games of Saint Row The Third and Need for Speed The Run. Both are fun games and you can try them out before you decide if they’re worth a try to the store. Along with some free game trials you also get some discounts. One is for the newly released Datura game and the other is for Saints Row The Third. Datura is a very interesting game that throws in some original gameplay mechanics to immerse you into the game more. It even includes support for the PlayStation Move.

As always if you’re not a PS Plus subscriber you have nothing to worry about. There are still plenty of great games, add-ons, demos, and PSN games for you to choose from. As I said, Datura is a great game and it’s $9.99, not a bad price for a great new game. There are also some new Add-ons, like the Asura’s Wrath Lost Episode 1. You can now take one Street Fighter’s very own Ryu and see how he does against Asura. There are also some new Add-ons for Dynasty Warriors Next on the PS Vita.

All this and much, much more on this week’s PlayStation Store Update. So give the long list of content a look below. I’m sure you’ll find plenty of great things to download.

PlayStation Plus

Full Game Trials:
Saints Row The Third
Need for Speed The Run
Discounts: PSN Games:
Datura (PS Plus Price – $7.99)
Saints Row The Third (PS Plus Price: $47.99)

PSN Games

Datura Full Game ($9.99)
From Plastic Group, the creator of the innovative Linger in Shadows, Datura is a new form of interactive play inspired by film narrative and immersing players in an experience never seen before.
ESRB rated T
File size 879 MB

PS3 Full Games

Need for Speed The Run ($39.99)
It’s called The Run. Three-thousand miles of unforgiving asphalt from San Francisco to New York. No speed limits. No rules. No allies. Armed with just his guts and instinct, Jack battles a field of the most notorious drivers ever assembled.
ESRB rated T
File size 9.1 GB

Saints Row: The Third ($59.99)
Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name, with Saints sneakers, Saints energy drinks and Johnny Gat bobble head dolls all available at a store near you.
ESRB rated M
File size 7.2 GB

Game Demos (free)

Spec Ops: The Line
The demo begins with a Delta Force recon team, led by Captain Martin Walker, infiltrating Dubai six months after a cataclysmic sandstorm destroyed the city and left it buried in ruin. Chaos ensues as Delta is pulled into the middle of a civil war. Walker and his team must fight their way through the unpredictable war-torn city to find the man at the heart of its madness – Colonel John Konrad.
ESRB rated M
File size 1.4 GB

PS3 Add-ons

ASURA’S WRATH Lost Episode 1 ($1.99)
One of the world’s greatest warriors appears before Asura… His name is Ryu. He challenges Asura to a duel!
File size 166 MB

Disgaea 4 add ons (x5) ($0.99 – $12.99)
Various add on content.
File size 1.55 MB each

Dynasty Warriors 7 add ons (x4) ($0.99 – $2.99)
Various add on content.
File size 6.25 – 38 MB

MotorStorm RC add ons (x3) (Free – $0.49)
Various add on content.
File size 100 KB

Prototype 2 Colossal Mayhem Pack ($4.99)
Introducing the “Colossal Mayhem” Pack – the ultimate collection of carnage-inducing content for Prototype 2.
File size 5.66 MB

Scarygirl – Enemy Within ($1.99)
In this side-scrolling action game, you play as Scarygirl. Traverse magical worlds in a seamless mix of 2D and 3D platforming action. It’s a mesmerizing fairytale, but the creepy-cute tough-as-nails Scarygirl is no damsel in distress! Scarygirl’s search for the spirit she’s been following takes her to the Bad City. As the spirit doesn’t want to be captured and contained again, she’s going to have a fight on her hands.
File size 97 MB

SingStar Song Pack ($6.99)
File size N/A

Soul Calibur V add ons (x5) (free – $1.99)
Various add on content.
File size 133 KB – 48 MB

Street Fighter X Tekken (x7) (free – $1.99)
Various add on content.
File size 100 KB

UFC Undisputed 3 – Ultimate Fights: Knockout Pack ($4.99)
Relive some of the greatest knockouts in the history of the Octagon with this Ultimate Fights Pack!
File size 2.5 MB

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

  • “Bombtrack” – Rage Against the Machine ($1.99)
  • “Killing in the Name” – Rage Against the Machine ($1.99)
  • “Sleep Now in the Fire” – Rage Against the Machine ($1.99)
  • Artist pack ($5.49) – Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game album: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE PACK 01. This pack includes “Bombtrack,” “Killing in the Name,” and “Sleep Now in the Fire” by Rage Against the Machine.

File size: 20-31 MB (singles), 72 MB (track pack)

Rock Band Network v2.0

  • “A Bullet in the Head” – Anarchy Club ($1.99)
  • “Back Through Time” – Alestorm ($1.99)
  • “Force Feedback” – Machinae Supremacy ($1.99)
  • “Nemeses” – Jonathan Coulton ft. John Roderick ($1.99)
  • “The Plot to Bomb the Panhandle” – A Day to Remember ($1.99)

File size: 17-42 MB (singles)

PS Vita Add-Ons

Dynasty Warriors Next add ons (x12) ($0.99 – $4.99)
Various add on content.
File size 594 KB–5.9 MB

MotorStorm RC add ons (x3) (Free – $0.49)
Various add on content.
File size 100 KB

Reality Fighters Weapons Pack (free)
File size 100 KB

Updates

Caterpillar – Minis (Sale) (PSP) (now $1.49, original price $2.99)
Cuboid (Sale) (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Magic Orbz (Sale) (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Panda Craze (Sale) (PS3) (now $1.49, original price $2.99)
PixelJunk 3-in-1 Pack PS3 Bundle Sale (PS3) (now $2.00, original price $19.99)
PixelJunk Eden PS3 Sale (PS3) (now $1.00, original price $9.99)
PixelJunk Monsters Deluxe PSP Sale (PSP) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
PixelJunk Monsters PS3 Sale (PS3) (now $1.00, original price $9.99)
PixelJunk Racers 2nd Lap PS3 Sale (PS3) (now $1.00, original price $6.99)
PixelJunk Shooter 2 PS3 Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
PixelJunk Shooter PS3 Sale (PS3) (now $1.00, original price $9.99)
PixelJunk Side Scroller PS3 Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves Drake’s Fortune Multiplayer Pack (Price Change) (PS3) (now FREE, original price $2.99)
UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves Golden Gun Pack (Price Change) (PS3) (now FREE, original price $0.99)
UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves PlayStation Heroes Skin Pack (Price Change) (PS3) (now FREE, original price $2.49)
UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves Sidekicks Skin Pack (Price Change) (PS3) (now FREE, original price $1.49)
UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves Siege Expansion Pack (Price Change) (PS3) (now FREE, original price $2.99)

Game Videos (free)

Awesomenauts Release Trailer

Awesomenauts: Meet The Awesomenauts Trailer

Datura Trailer

Dust 514: Eve Fanfest 2012 Cinematic Trailer

FIFA Soccer 12 Uefa Euro 2012 Announcement Trailer

God of War Ascension Multiplayer Announce Event

GT Academy 2012 Announce Video

Hell Yeah! Wrath Of The Dead Rabbit Announcement Trailer

PULSE 5/8 Edition

PS Vita Videos (free)

PULSE 5/8 Edition

PS3 Themes

Amphenge Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Heart Rate Monitor Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Marines – The Few The Proud Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

PlayStation Store for PSP

PSP minis (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Knight Fortix 2 ($4.99)

Game Videos (free)

PULSE 5/8 Edition

PSP Themes (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Amphenge PSP Theme ($1.49)

Source: PlayStation Blog

About Jose Rojas

I am a student attending college and a avid gamer. I love any video game no matter what console they are on.