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PlayStation Network Update: 12/10/2009

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A great update this week on the PSN! The big news is the release of the demo for Dante's Inferno. This is a timed exclusive demo for PS3, so enjoy my brethren! There are also demos for the already released PSN games topatoi and Mushroom Wars.

The other huge release is the highly anticipated PixelJunk Shooter. Priced at the attractive 10 dollar mark we love for their games, this is one I am itching to play! Revenge of the Wounded Dragons and Frogger Returns also appear this week. I think many people are looking forward to Revenge of the Wounded Dragons but it gets a meh from me.

A plethora of add-ons this week, some great, some not so much. In the useless and/or overpriced camp we have music packs for The King of Fighters XII and new characters/packs for High Velocity Bowling. The music packs are far too expensive and the extra content is really not needed.

In shocking news there is some free DLC, the previously pre-order only inFAMOUS Gigawatt Blades (which I have, and love) are now free for everyone. There is also, very surprisingly, free DLC for Need For Speed Shift and Dragon Ball: Raging Blast.

On the PSP front we have a couple of new Minis and a number of new digitized games. The standouts being Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles and the Gradius Collection. Both are great titles and priced not incredibly bad.

Of course there are numerous videos, themes and wallpapers to enjoy as well. For more details, please visit the official PlayStation Blog.

Updates

  • UNCHARTED: Eye of Indra Motion Comics 2, 3 and 4 Available in Canada Starting Today ($0.99 each)

Downloadable Games

  • PixelJunk Shooter ($9.99)
  • Revenge of the Wounded Dragons ($9.99)
  • Frogger Returns ($4.99)

PSone Classics: PS3/PSP

  • Bomberman Party Edition ($5.99)

Game Demos (free)

  • topatoi Demo
  • Dante’s Inferno Demo
  • Mushroom Wars Demo

Add-on Game Content

  • inFAMOUS Gigawatt Blades Power (free)
  • High Velocity Bowling Ginger Character ($0.99)
  • High Velocity Bowling Jarvis Character ($0.99)
  • High Velocity Bowling Animal Patterns Ball Pack ($0.99)
  • High Velocity Bowling Winter Holiday Ball Pack ($0.99)
  • Dragon Ball: Raging Blast Alien Warriors Pack (free)
  • The King of Fighters XII: Classic Pack ($1.99)
  • The King of Fighters XII: Dance Pack ($4.99)
  • The King of Fighters XII:Hard Rock Pack ($4.99)
  • The King of Fighters XII: Jazz Pack ($4.99)
  • Need For Speed Shift: Team Racing (free)
  • The Saboteur: The Midnight Show DLC ($2.99)
  • PAIN: PAINBall Mode ($1.99)
  • Guitar Hero 5
  • Rock Band

Game Videos (free)

  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves – Behind the Scenes Video 10
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves – Behind the Scenes Video 11
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves – Behind the Scenes Video 12
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Launch Trailer
  • Rogue Warrior Cinematic Trailer
  • Dante’s Inferno Game Trailer
  • Polar Panic Features Trailer
  • Polar Panic Gameplay Trailer
  • Puzzlegeddon
  • Revenge of the Wounded Dragons Trailer

Themes

  • PAIN: Elvira Theme (free)
  • PAIN: Flavor Flav Theme (free)
  • PAIN: Smooth Jarvis Theme (free)

Wallpaper (free)

  • Revenge of the Wounded Dragons Wallpaper 1
  • Revenge of the Wounded Dragons Wallpaper 2
  • Puzzlegeddon Wallpaper

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

  • Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles ($14.99)
  • Coded Arms ($9.99)
  • Death Jr. ($9.99)
  • Death Jr. 2 Root of Evil ($9.99)
  • Dynasty Warriors Vol. 2 ($14.99)
  • Gradius Collection ($19.99)
  • Kurulin Fusion ($4.99)
  • Silent Hill: Origins ($14.99)

PSP minis

  • Stand O’Food ($4.99)
  • Battle Poker ($2.99)

Add-on Game Content

  • Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce Pack 8 (free) (also available from PS3 storefront)

Game Videos (free)

  • Assassin’s Creed: Bloodlines Teaser Trailer
  • 2 for 1 Mercury Bundle Trailer 2
  • Savage Moon: The Hera Campaign Trailer
  • The Secret Saturdays: Beasts of the 5th Sun Trailer
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