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US PlayStation Store update
Posted: 16.02.2011 12:02 by Simon Priest Comments: 0
A Yakuza 4 demo features in this week's US PlayStation Store update. ATV Pure and the full series of Back To The Future: The Game is now fully digital.

No doubt many are after the Killzone 3 singleplayer demo. There's a MotoGP 10/11 and Nail'D demo up for sampling too. Mindjack gets its first map pack.

Remember that all this PlayStation Store swag is for US PS3 users only - the European shelves will be stocked with goodies very soon. See below for this week's full list of updates courtesy of the US PlayStation Store.


PlayStation Plus
Full Game Trial
ATV Pure (Free and exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers)

Featured Demo
Yakuza 4 Demo

Featured Games
Let’s Golf – Playstation minis (Free to PlayStation Plus subscribers, regular price $4.99)

Discounted Games & DLC
Blacklight Tango Down (PlayStation Plus price $7.99, regular price $9.99)
R.U.S.E. – Pack of the Sun (PlayStation Plus price $7.49, regular price $9.99)
Gravity Crash (PS3) (PlayStation Plus Price $5.00, regular price $9.99)
Crash Bandicoot (PlayStation Plus price $3.00, regular price $5.99)
MAG Starter Kit (PlayStation Plus price $7.50, regular price $14.99)

Featured Themes & Avatars
Devil May Cry 4 Avatar Bundle (13 avatars ) (Exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers for $0.99)
DarkStalker Avatar Bundle (18 avatars) (Exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers for $1.99)
Femme Abstraction Theme (Free and exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers)
Snowman Dynamic Theme (Free and exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers)
Chinese New Year Dynamic Theme (Free and exclusive to PlayStation Plus subscribers)


Updates
Penny Arcade Adventures: Episode 1 And 2 Bundle – Sale (PS3) (now $2.99, original price $14.99)
Tales Of Monkey Island – Full Season – Sale (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $19.99)
Let’s Golf – Minis – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $0.99, original price $4.99)
Funky Lab Rat + Trial – Sale (PS3) (now $6.99, original price $9.99)
Blacklight: Tango Down – Sale (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $14.99)
Alien Breed 2: Assault – Sale (PS3) (now $6.99, original price $9.99)
Alien Breed: Impact – Sale (PS3) (now $6.99, original price $9.99)
5-In-1 Arcade Hits – Minis – Sale (PS3/PSP) (now $1.99, original price $3.99)
Mass Effect 2 – Terminus Pack – Perm Price Change (PS3) (now $1.99, original price Free)


Downloadable Games
Acceleration of SUGURI X-Edition ($5.99)
Acceleration of SUGURI X Edition, the ultimate in anime-style, robot fighting-action is here! Leap into beautifully rendered battle environments, wield innovative, pulse-pounding weaponry, survive 11 levels of captivating doujin gameplay and crank up the volume on the techno-trance soundtrack. Battle the CPU or challenge a friend. Three different Arcade and Versus modes, local and online leaderboards, replay videos and 14 PSN trophies to enjoy
ESRB Rated E10+
File size:338 MB

ATV Pure ($19.99)
Throttle up your quad bike, check your fear at the starting line & compete against fifteen rival riders in over 30 unique off-road trick-racing events. Build your quad bike from the ground up & leap off snow-capped Italian mountains; jump gaping chasms in New Mexico or ride the rim of active volcanoes. Experience super speed, catch massive air & nail spectacular airborne tricks. Welcome to off-road trick racing. Welcome to Pure.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 4.58 GB

Back To The Future: The Game – Episode 1 – Free With Season Pass (Free)
ESRB Rated T
File size: 217 MB

Back To The Future: The Game – Full Series ($19.99)
Marty McFly & Doc Brown return in a brand new Back to the Future adventure!
Six months after the events of the third film, the DeLorean Time Machine mysteriously returns to Hill Valley – driverless! Travel through time as you meet up with McFlys, Tannens and Browns through the ages to right wrongs, amend timelines, and prevent terrible terrible mistakes. Five episodes, releasing monthly!
ESRB Rated T
File size: 217 MB

Sam And Max Episode 2: The Tomb Of Sammun-Mak (PSN Exclusive) ($8.99)
ESRB Rated T
File size: 482 MB

Sam And Max Episode 3: They Stole Max’S Brain (PSN Exclusive) ($8.99)
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 411 MB

Sam And Max Episode 4: Beyond The Alley Of The Dolls (PSN Exclusive) ($8.99)
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 376 MB

Sam And Max Episode 5: The City That Dares Not Sleep (PSN Exclusive) ($8.99)
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 365 MB


Game Demos (free)
MotoGP 10/11 Demo
The new in-game physics in MotoGP 10/11 deliver the most authentic bike racing experience ever. The new rider assist feature allows you to fully customize your bike set up, giving experienced players a pure simulation experience whilst new comers can get help where they need it. The demo includes 2 playable GP class bikes in either a single ‘Championship’ race or ‘Time Trial’ mode. Download now!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 394 MB

Nail’D Demo
As the fastest all-terrain arcade racing game ever, “nail’d” is pure adrenaline! Try it now!
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 1.19 GB

Back To The Future: The Game – Episode 1: Its About Time – Trial
This is a free trial of Back to the Future Episode 1: It’s About Time. In Episode 1, Marty McFly is just getting re-acquainted with the 1980’s when the DeLorean Time Machine he saw destroyed by a speeding train materializes before him. He finds out that Doc Brown is trapped somewhere in the past and that he must travel back in time to save Doc’s future! Five episodes, releasing monthly!
ESRB Rated T
File size: 217 MB

Killzone 3 Single Player Demo
Download this free demo and come face-to-face with the ruthless Helghast war machine. Join the battered ISA forces on the front line and fight your way through a merciless enemy. This demo can be played with a wireless controller or a PlayStation Move motion controller and PlayStation Eye camera.
ESRB Rated M
File size: 1.49 GB

Killzone 3 Single Player 3D Demo
ESRB Rated M
File size: 1.48 GB


PSone Classics
SAIYUKI Journey West ($5.99)
Relive the epic journey based on the popular Chinese legend in this tactical role-playing game. Guide Sanzo and his friends in battles to save the world. Download this PSone Classic today!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 336 MB

DESTREGA($5.99)
Rock-paper-scissors combat is here! Take down your rivals with long-range magical attacks and intense close-range fighting within strategic 3D environments. Download this PSone Classic today!
ESRB Rated T
File size: 298 MB

Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV: Wall of Fire ($5.99)
During a time of constant warfare, ancient China relies upon your strategic skills as its next ruler to save it from complete turmoil! Download this PSone Classic today!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 183 MB


Add-on Game Content
ModNation Racers – Lovebug Kart And Mod (Free)
Get bit by the Lovebug!! This original Mod and his Swan Kart are ready to race for romance. Download this bundle and get both Mod and Kart and get the following pieces for your own creations!
Mod:
•Creepy Crawly (Skin)
•Bug Mask (Accessories)
•Feeler (Odds & Ends)
Kart:
•Swan (Body)
•Affection Confection (Engine)
•Rose Bud (Wheels)
•Candy Heart (Steering Wheel)
File size: 200 KB

ModNation Racers – Lovebug Mod (Free)
Get bit by the Lovebug!! This original Mod is ready to race for romance. Download this Mod and get the following pieces for your own creations!
•Creepy Crawly (Skin)
•Bug Mask (Accessories)
•Feeler (Odds & Ends)
File size: 100 KB

ModNation Racers – Lovebug’s Swan Kart (Free)
Lovebug’s Swan Kart is faster than cupid’s arrow and is ready to race. Download this Kart and get the following pieces for your own creations!
•Swan (Body)
•Affection Confection (Engine)
•Rose Bud (Wheels)
•Candy Heart (Steering Wheel)
File size: 100 KB

Dj Hero 2: Pendulum Mix Pack ($7.99)
Downloadable Mix Pack featuring ‘Watercolour’, ‘Set Me On Fire’, and ‘Salt In The Wounds’ by Pendulum. For all song credits, please visit www.djhero.com.
File size: 55 MB

Fifa Soccer 11 – Fifa Ultimate Team (Free)
Build your own Ultimate Team with all your favorite soccer stars, choose to manage one or multiple squads & then compete in dynamically updated online tournaments.
File size: 139 MB

Hyperdimension Neptunia: Alchemy Helper (Free)
A request from an Alchemy School student. The assignment is to craft Ruby Prism. A rare item called a Giant’s Soul is needed to make a Ruby Prism. Go collect a Giant’s Soul for the student. Obtain IF’s special weapon, Triple Edge!
File size: 100 KB

Hyperdimension Neptunia: Dragon With A Blue Shadow (Free)
The shadow of a boy in Leanbox suddenly changed its shape into a dragon. The shadow is completely out of control and destroying the town against the boy’s will. Defeat the shadow and help the boy! Obtain Compa’s special weapon, Soda. The power of its carbonation is vicious!
File size: 100 KB

Hyperdimension Neptunia: Giant Bull Awakens (Free)
An additional quest to celebrate the release of Hyperdimension Neptunia is finally here!
The objective of this quest is to defeat the awakened Big Buffalo in Planeptune’s Sealed Ruin. Obtain Neptune’s special weapon, the Bamboo Sword!
File size: 100 KB

Hyperdimension Neptunia: Out-Of-Control Robot (Free)
Crisis in the Mega Storage 3, managed by Sir President Stringer! The automated security robot is going out of control due to a virus! Go defeat the robot and help Sir President Stringer. Obtain Neptune’s special weapon, Laser Bamboo!
File size: 100 KB

Mindjack – Extra Map Pack 1 ($6.99)
Extra Map Pack 1 Includes:
•Airport Shootout: Defend yourself against a raid of Nerkas soldiers coming from every direction at the San Mira Airport.
•Construction Carnage: Take cover behind make-shift barricades to battle against countless waves of enemies.
•Container Maze: Survive through a maze of shipping containers and snipers waiting behind every corner.
File size: 90 MB

Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet The Thanos Throwdown ($4.99)
All new content featuring Thanos, the most formidable villain in the galaxy!
File size: 96 MB

You Don’t Know Jack: Jack Pack 1 ($4.99)
Want MORE TRIVIA? Good, because Cookie Masterson isn’t done with you yet. Check out these 10 ALL-NEW EPISODES of everyone’s favorite quiz show party game, and match wits with the cheeky yet fresh-smelling host. This pack is simply engorged with extra trivia, more prizes, and several housecats. Think you know your pop stars from your nebulous stars? Then crank this baby up and prove it. ‘Cause we’re willing to bet: YOU DON’T KNOW JACK!
File size: 201 MB

R.U.S.E. – Pack Of The Rising Sun ($9.99)
The Pack of The Rising Sun gives you the opportunity to command the Japanese Army in solo and multiplayer modes. You will also make the most of 28 new units and factories in 3 exclusive operations dedicated to the Imperial Japanese Army (Gold for the Brave, Ostfriesland, and For Honour).
File size: 300 MB


Def Jam Rapstar
(Music Downloads Not Rated by the ESRB) Expand your DEF JAM RAPSTAR library with these songs. DEF JAM RAPSTAR game disc is required to play this downloadable content:
•“The Light” – Common ($1.99)
•“Understanding” – Crada ($1.99)
•“Limit” – Deichkind ($1.99)
•“Pression” – Koudjo ($1.99)
•“Ms. Fat Booty” – Mos Def ($1.99)
•“Fire” – Shuko ($1.99)
•“Get By” – Talib Kweli ($1.99)
•“Bad Mood” – Trackdilla ($1.99)
•Backpack Pack ($5.49) – Expand your DEF JAM RAPSTAR library with this pack, which includes the songs: “The Light” by Common, “Ms. Fat Booty” by Mos Def and “Get By” by Talib Kweli.
File size: 3.76 MB – 48 MB (singles), 171 MB (Backpack Pack)


Rock Band Network
•“Alive And Kicking” – Nonpoint ($1.99)
•“Antman” – The Red Chord ($0.99)
•“Flag In The Ground” – Sonata Arctica ($1.99)
•“Have Faith In Me” – A Day to Remember ($1.99)
•“I Still Feel Her, Part III” – Jonny Craig ($1.99)
File size: 19 MB – 28 MB (singles)


Bundles
SPLATTERHOUSE: Survival Arena 4 Pack ($4.99)
Four Survival Arenas for a low price. “Killing Floor,” “Lost Islands,” “Hall of Mirrors,” “Heart of the Mansion” all in one package.
File size: 81 MB


Avatars
Devil May Cry 4 – Dante Avatar ($0.49)
File size: 108 KB

Devil May Cry 4 – Trish Avatar ($0.49)
File size: 100 KB

Devil May Cry 4 – Weapon (x3) ($0.49)
File size: 100 KB


Game Videos (free)
Tester Season 2 – Reunion Show
File size: 903 MB (SD), 1.33 GB (1080)

Acceleration of SUGURI X-Edition Trailer
File size: 29 MB (SD), 50 MB (HD), 82 MB (1080)

Major League Baseball 2K11 – Perfect Game Trailer – Us Store Release Only
File size: 64 MB (HD)

Yakuza 4 Battles Trailer
File size: 102 MB (HD)

Homefront – Occupation Trailer
File size: 70 MB (HD)

SOCOM 4 “Not for Self” MP Trailer
File size: 76 MB (HD), 128 MB (1080)


Music
Acceleration of SUGURI Music Track (x13) (Free)
File size: 245 KB – 7.13 MB


PS3 Themes
Acceleration of SUGURI X-Edition Theme (Free)
File size: 1.46 MB

Ford Sync Theme (Free)
File size: 882 KB

Boston Celtics Dynamic NBA Theme ($2.99)
File size: 4.79 MB

Chicago Bulls Dynamic NBA Theme ($2.99)
File size: 4.83 MB

LA Lakers Dynamic NBA Theme ($2.99)
File size: 4.79 MB

Miami Heat Dynamic NBA Theme ($2.99)
File size: 4.96 MB

NY Knicks Dynamic NBA Theme ($2.99)
File size: 4.54 MB

Oklahoma City Thunder Dynamic NBA Theme ($2.99)
File size: 4.26 MB

Orlando Magic Dynamic NBA Theme ($2.99)
File size: 4.98 MB

San Antonio Spurs Dynamic NBA Theme ($2.99)
File size: 4.40 Mb


PS3 Wallpapers (free)
Acceleration of SUGURI X-Edition Wallpaper
File size: 293 KB

Plants Vs. Zombies Wallpaper (x2)
File size: 1 MB – 1.02 MB

Space Ace Wallpaper
File size: 278 KB

Tales From Space: About A Blob – Wallpaper #1
File size: 674 KB
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