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Zombies, Ninjas, Ric Flair and a sale make this a great update on the PSN

PlayStation Network Update: 09/24/2009

Wow, now this is a hell of an update. There is an amazing amount of content for the PS3 and PSP this week.

The update starts with some price drops on Brain Challenge and Droplitz (a great game) as well a sale on 25 Guitar Hero World Tour songs. We also have two new games, Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Commander’s Challenge, which features 50 challenges in the Red Alert 3 universe and Zombie Apocalypse. Both look great but Zombie Apocalypse is catching my attention, can't wait to try the demo to see if this Smash TV meets Left 4 Dead packs any punch.

Many demos this week which is always a good sign. On top of the Zombie Apocalypse demo we have trials for Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, Lost Planet 2 Co-Op Campaign, Wolfenstein and Punisher: No Mercy. All of these are games I really want to try so it is great to see them on the PSN, for some reason demos are rare on the PS3, let's hope this new trend of demos continues.

Add-on content is a-plenty this week. There is another free DLC pack for the amazing Batman: Arkham Asylum as well as the long anticipated Broken Steel DLC for the PS3 version of Fallout 3, out of all the Fallout 3 packs this one is a guaranteed must have.

Of course we also have the oddly small at 100Kb AFL legacy pack for Madden 10, hmm could it be we are paying for content already on the disc? From EA? Say it isn't so! There are also new Rock Band/Guitar Hero songs, another overpriced Tiger 10 course and a well appreciated free Midnight Club LA Police Car Pack.

On the PSP we have a deluge of downloadable games formally UMD only. Obviously this is in anticipation of the PSPGo launching next week, Sony needs to realign the pricing though as they are all more expensive then in conventional stores.

An exceptional update this week with new games and many demos to make people happy! For more details, please visit the official PlayStation Blog.


  • Brain Challenge Price Drop (now $4.99)
  • Brain Challenge Expansion Pack Price Drop (now $1.99)
  • Droplitz Temporary Price Drop (now $4.99)
  • 25 Guitar Hero World Tour songs are on sale for $1.50 this week!

Downloadable Games

  • Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Commander’s Challenge ($9.99)
  • Zombie Apocalypse ($9.99)

Game Demos (free)

  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Demo
  • Zombie Apocalypse Demo
  • Lost Planet 2 Co-Op Campaign Demo
  • Wolfenstein Demo
  • Punisher: No Mercy Demo

Add-on Game Content

  • Batman: Arkham Asylum Prey In The Darkness Map Pack (free)
  • Fallout 3: Broken Steel ($9.99)
  • Guitar Hero
  • Madden NFL 10 AFL Legacy Pack ($6.99)
  • Midnight Club LA Police Car Pack (free)
  • Rock Band
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 Sheshan Golf Course ($7.50)

Game Videos (free)

  • Pulse 9/24 Edition
  • PS3 TV Spot Desperate Dad
  • PS3 TV Spot Rumor Monger
  • Motion Controller Update Part I
  • NBA 2K10: Draft Combine Trailer
  • Fallout 3: Broken Steel Trailer
  • Fallout 3: Operation Anchorage Trailer
  • Fallout 3: The Pitt Trailer
  • WET Official Trailer
  • Shatter Trailer
  • FIFA Soccer 10 Virtual Pro Tutorial
  • Demon’s Souls Intense Action Trailer


  • B17 Flying Fortress ($1.99)
  • Globulars Theme ($1.99)

Wallpaper (free)

  • Fate/Unlimited Codes Wallpaper 2

PlayStation Store for PSP
Downloadable Games

  • Valhalla Knights ($19.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
  • Power Stone Collection ($19.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
  • Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition ($19.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
  • Manhunt 2 ($29.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
  • Midnight Club L.A. Remix ($19.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)

Game Demos (free)

  • Half-Minute Hero: Evil Lord Demo (also available from PS3 storefront)
  • NBA 10 The Inside Demo (also available from PS3 storefront)

Add-on Game Content

  • Rock Band Unplugged (also available from PS3 storefront)
  • Dynasty Warriors Strikeforce Pack 5 DLC (free) (also available from PS3 storefront)

Game Videos (free)

  • Pulse 9/24 Edition
  • Shin Megami Tensei: Persona Trailer

PSP Themes

  • B17 Flying Fortress PSP Themes 1-3 ($1.99 each) (also available from PS3 storefront)
  • Globulars PSP Themes 1-4 ($0.99 each) (also available from PS3 storefront)

About Michael Prince

A longtime video game fan starting from simple games on the Atari 2600 to newer titles on a bleeding edge PC I play everything I can get my hands on.

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