PlayStation 3

Platform(s): PlayStation 3
Genre: Hardware
Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment
Developer: Sony Computer Entertainment
Release Date: Nov. 17, 2006 (US), March 23, 2007 (EU)

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PlayStation Store Gets Summer Sale, Earthworm Jim HD, Demos, DLCs, Tracks

by Rainier on Aug. 3, 2010 @ 9:12 p.m. PDT

At the heart of PS3 is the Cell Broadband Engine, one of the most advanced computer processors in the world, that enables massive floating point calculation, and Blu-ray Disc (BD) drive, providing a High Definition (1080p) next-generation gaming and movie experience in the home, as well as up to 50 GB of data capacity.
PlayStation Plus

Highlights for 8/10:

Red Faction Guerrilla – Game Trial
Qore August Episode
PixelJunk Racers Second Lap – Limited time discount – Early release for PS Plus members only

Last Chance, Get Them While You Can – Coming down next Tuesday (8/10):

Games
Field Runners – Mini – FREE
Super Stardust (PlayStation Plus price $5.00, original price $9.99)
Gravity Crash (PlayStation Plus price $5.00, original price $9.99)

Discounted DLC
Super Stardust HD Team add-on Pack (PlayStation Plus price $2.50, original price $4.99)
Super Stardust HD Solo add-on Pack (PlayStation Plus price $2.50, original price $4.99)
Resistance 2 Aftermath Multiplayer Map Pack (PlayStation Plus price $2.00, original price $3.99)

Themes (Free to PlayStation Plus subscribers)
King Zumo
MAG S.V.E.R Dynamic Theme
MAG Raven Dynamic Theme
MAG Valor Dynamic Theme

Video
Qore – July Episode

Updates

PlayStation Network Summer Sale (Offers are valid through 8/9/10)

PS3
Fat Princess – Sale (now $7.49, original price $14.99)
PixelJunk Shooter – Sale (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Groovin Blocks PS3 – Sale (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Madden NFL Arcade – Sale (now $7.49, original price $14.99)
Wakeboarding HD – Sale (now $7.49, original price $14.99)

PSP
Eye Of Judgement: Legends – Sale (now $14.99, original price $29.99)
Echoshift – Sale (now $7.49, original price $14.99)
Patchwork Heroes – Sale (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars – Sale (now $14.99, original price $29.99)
Lunar: Silver Star Harmony – Sale (now $14.99, original price $29.99)

minis
Tetris – Minis – Sale (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Dracula – Undead Awakening – Minis – Sale (now $2.49, original price $4.99)
Monsters (Probably) Stole My Princess! – Minis – Sale (now $2.49, original price $4.99)
Zombie Tycoon – Minis – Sale (now $2.49, original price $4.99)
Bloons – Minis – Sale (now $1.99, original price $2.99)

Kick-Ass – Permanent Price Drop (now $9.99, original price $14.99)
Section 8 – New Sale (now $14.99, original price $29.99)
Final Fight/Double Impact – Sale (now $4.99, original price $9.99)
Flock – Sale (now $7.49, original price $14.99)

Downloadable Games

Earthworm Jim HD ($9.99)
Groovy! One of the all-time most iconic video game characters is back in full HD glory! Master Jim’s far-out powers, bungee jump, throw cows, blast through rocket-speed levels and more! Explore a crazy universe offering wild gameplay and hilarious possibilities. Overcome mad baddies, including new enemies in never-before-seen levels. Get help from 1, 2 or 3 friends with the exclusive cooperative gameplay in multiplayer levels.
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 228 MB

Game Demos (free)

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Cliffhanger Demo (also available in French)
The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Demo features a breathtaking single player mission from the multiple Game of the Year award winner. In Cliffhanger, scale a frozen mountainside where one wrong move means certain death, engage in stealth combat amidst an intense snowstorm, shoot your way through a raging firefight, then race for survival aboard a snowmobile under heavy enemy fire.
ESRB Rated M
File size: 1.12 GB

Earthworm Jim HD Trial
The grooviest action classic is back and in full HD glory! Rediscover this cult adventure full of wild gameplay. Download the full game to unlock the 4-player co-op mode! Grab your friends and combine your wormy powers online or locally. Explore all the the updated classic levels, plus never-before-seen levels. Face terrible new enemies like Grand’Ma, Pitch the Cat and more! Now that’s groooovy!
ESRB Rated E10+
File size: 228 MB

Add-on Game Content

ModNation Racers: Nukular Mod ($0.99)
Be careful, Nukular’s got a serious lead-foot from being exposed to radioactive materials, and loves to BOOST through the finish line! This ModNation Racers Mod includes a fully-designed Mod, as well as several related accessories for you to Create with in the Mod Studios. Download this Mod Today!
File size: 100 KB

ModNation Racers: Mauler Kart ($0.99)
This ModNation Racers Mauler Kart pack includes a fully-designed as well as several related parts and accessories for you to Create with in the Kart Studio. Download this pack today!
File size: 100 KB

ModNation Racers: Nukular Mod and Mauler Kart ($1.75)
Be careful, Nukular’s got a serious lead-foot from being exposed to radioactive materials, and loves to BOOST through the finish line! This ModNation Racers Mod and Kart pack includes a fully-designed Mod, Kart, as well as several related parts and accessories for you to Create with in the Mod and Kart Studios. Download this pack today!
File size: 200 KB

LittleBigPlanet: Marvel – Captain America ($1.99)
Complete with paint-proof shield, Sackboy’s Captain America costume comes in very helpful when facing villains armed with the Paintinator. NOTE: to download this costume, you must already own LittleBigPlanet.
File size: 1.04 MB

LittleBigPlanet: Marvel – Wolverine ($1.99)
Nobody can say for sure what it is that lies beneath Sackboy’s zip. Is it an adamantium skeleton? Who knows? One thing is for sure, while he’s in his Wolverine costume he certainly looks the part. NOTE: to download this costume, you must already own LittleBigPlanet.
File size: 1.04 MB

LittleBigPlanet: Marvel – Invisible Woman ($1.99)
She may be the Fantastic Four’s least visible member, but that makes Sackboy’s Invisible Woman costume all the more exciting. NOTE: to download this costume, you must already own LittleBigPlanet.
File size: 1.04 MB

LittleBigPlanet: Marvel – Venom ($1.99)
One of the web-slinger’s oldest enemies, Venom has proved repeatedly that he is not to be taken lightly, and now Sackboy can get in on the action with the costume of this most infamous of characters. NOTE: to download this costume, you must already own LittleBigPlanet.
File size: 1.04 MB

LittleBigPlanet: Marvel – Rogue ($1.99)
Rogue’s distinctive hair color makes her stand out among the X-Men and it is this that Sackboy absorbs by wearing her costume. NOTE: to download this costume, you must already own LittleBigPlanet.
File size: 1.04 MB

LittleBigPlanet: Marvel Costume Kit #3 ($5.99)
Look out “True Believers”, your favorite Marvel heroes and villains have landed on LittleBigPlanet! Grab this costume pack and you’ll be ready for action with 5 costumes of your favorite Marvel characters including Captain America, Wolverine, Invisible Woman, Venom, and Rogue! NOTE: to download this costume, you must already own LittleBigPlanet.
File size: 1.04 MB

Trine DLC ($0.99)
Download the new level for Trine, “Path to New Dawn”, to extend the adventure.
File size: 100 KB

BioShock 2 – Protector Trials ($4.99)
Tenenbaum desperately needs you to steal as much ADAM as possible, to help thwart Sofia Lamb’s insane plan. The goal in each Trial is simple: get your Little Sister to an ADAM-rich corpse and keep her safe while she gathers precious ADAM. Each Trial features three unique weapon and Plasmid load-outs as well as a fourth bonus load-out the player receives when all previous load-outs are completed.
File size: 1.67 GB

Tiger Woods Pga Tour 11: Riviera CC ($4.99)
Grab your clubs and play this Southern California course that features one of the world’s most famous finishing holes and remains one of golf’s few genuine classics. The world famous challenging 18th hole is surrounded by a natural amphitheater with a beautiful view of the clubhouse.
File size: 222 MB

Blazblue: Continuum Shift (x24) ($0.59 – $7.99)
File size: 2.51 MB

Guitar Hero
For all song credits please visit www.guitarhero.com.

  • “Bird And The Worm” – The Used ($1.99)
  • “Pretty Handsome Awkward” – The Used ($1.99)
  • “The Taste Of Ink” – The Used ($1.99)
  • The Used Track Pack ($5.49) – Downloadable Track Pack featuring “Bird And The Worm”, “Pretty Handsome Awkward”, and “The Taste Of Ink” by The Used. Please Note: Many songs are available both as singles and as part of a Track Pack, so please carefully consider your purchases before downloading.

File size: 36 – 40 MB (singles), 112 MB (track pack)

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

  • “Bulletproof” – La Roux ($1.99)
  • “I Only Want You” – Eagles of Death Metal ($1.99)
  • “Jesus Freak” – dc Talk ($1.99)
  • “Love Addict” – Family Force 5 ($1.99)
  • “Rapture” – Blondie ($1.99)
  • “Saturday Morning” – Eels ($1.99)
  • “Sturm & Drang” – KMFDM ($1.99)
  • “The Perfect Crime #2″ – The Decemberists ($1.99)

Rock Band Network

  • “Crushed Beyond Dust” by Skeletonwitch ($1.99)
  • “Elements” by Texas in July ($0.99)
  • “Fake It” by Seether ($1.99)
  • “Heads Or Tails? Real Or Not” by Emarosa ($1.99)
  • “Is There A Ghost” by Band of Horses ($1.99)

File size: 18 – 47 MB

Avatars

Street Fighter Alpha 3 Avatars ($0.49) (x3)
File size: 100 KB

Game Videos (free)

Pulse 8/3 Edition
File size: 259 MB (HD), 414 MB (1080)

inFAMOUS 2 E3 Trailer
File size: 46 MB (HD), 76 MB (1080)

inFAMOUS 2 First Look Gameplay Trailer
File size: 133 MB (HD), 230 MB (1080)

Deathspank – Launch Trailer
File size: 56 MB (HD)

Deathspank – Loot Trailer
File size: 52 MB (HD)

A Short Film Made From Red Dead Redemption
File size: 1.17 GB (HD)

3D Sizzle Trailer
File size: 108 MB (HD), 184 MB (1080)

PS3 Themes

Liquid Theme ($1.49)
File size: 6.03 MB

Purple Haze Theme ($1.49)
File size: 6.47 MB

Summer Girls Theme ($1.49)
File size: 6.77 MB

Wallpapers (free)

Fat Princess Fat Roles Wallpaper 5
File size: 392 KB (1080)

PlayStation Store for PSP Downloadable Games (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Warriors Of The Lost Empire ($9.99)
A kingdom has fallen. An empire is in ruin. When all hope seemed lost, four heroic warriors have risen to revive a lost city. Raid the dungeons and seek out the evil that has overtaken your land and bring glory back to the empire!
ESRB Rated T
File size: 1.54 GB

PSP Minis (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Arctic Adventures: Polar’s Puzzles – Minis ($4.99)
ESRB Rated E
File size: 21 MB

Widgets Odyssey 2 – Minis ($1.99)
ESRB Rated E
File size: 61 MB

Add-on Game Content (also available from PS3 Storefront)

BUZZ Quiz World: American Culture Quiz Pack ($2.99)
Test your knowledge on the traditions, ideals, customs, beliefs, values, arts of America in this DLC pack, BUZZ!: American Culture Quiz! This pack features hundreds of new questions to play in any of your favorite BUZZ! Quiz World game modes for your PSP or PSPgo system. Download this quiz pack today and turn your party into the ultimate trivia showdown.
File size: 74 MB

LittleBigPlanet PSP – Robin Hood Men in Sack Pack ($2.99)
The magnificent collection of stickers and costumes in the Robin Hood – Men In Sacks pack has everything your Sackboy needs to make him a merry man! Includes 4 costumes and 12 stickers to make your own Robin Hood – Men in Sacks levels! NOTE: Manual Update required
File size: 1.48 MB

Game Videos (free)

Pulse 8/3 Edition
File size: 40 MB

inFAMOUS 2 E3 Trailer
File size: 6.14 MB

inFAMOUS 2 First Look Gameplay Trailer
File size: 22 MB

3D Sizzle 2D Trailer
File size: 17 MB

PSP Themes (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Purple Haze PSP Theme ($1.49)
File size: 563 KB

Summer Girls PSP Theme ($1.49)
File size: 580 KB


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