Wednesday , April 17 2024
Don't be blinded by the sheer size of the update, it is mostly all bad this week.

PlayStation Network Update: 11/20/2008

Not to sound like a broken record, but Sony really needs to bring out the games.  It is a good thing we are getting Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix on Tuesday or I would lose all hope.  The first big entry is the BioShock PS3 Challenge Rooms, but frankly I am really disappointed with this DLC as we were lead to believe at the start that this would be part of the retail product. Sorry, no sale.

The other add-on content is some pretty ridiculous Locoroco-themed LittleBigPlanet outfits. Where are the amazing branded levels we have heard about?  Sorry, no sale.  Next we have a ton of Dead Space add-ons that are sometimes graphical tweaks and sometimes weapon enhancements.  They are overpriced, pay for DLC items and I am not amused.  Sorry, no sale.

Guitar Hero: World Tour, Rock Band and Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 all have large updates this week, but none of it any good as far as I am concerned.  Sorry, no sale.

We have an uninteresting demo for Moto GP 08, a slew of game videos that are OK, some movie trailers and more crappy pay-for-themes!  Sorry, no sale.

It's an unfortunate week on the good old PSN. Let's hope SSFIITHDR is not the only good thing next week or we will be able to see tumbleweeds on Thursday's update.  Deets are below.

Add-on Game Content

LittleBigPlanet Sack in the Box Costume (free)
A community costume for SackBoy!
File size: 1.04 MB

LittleBigPlanet LocoRoco Costumes ($2.99)
A costume kit for SackBoy!  Contains 5 different costumes.
File size: 1.04 MB

BioShock PS3 Challenge Rooms ($9.99)
Experience the intense, terrifying world of Rapture like never before with the all-new PLAYSTATION 3 exclusive Add-On Game Content featuring three unique Challenge Rooms and some very cool extras. In “A Shocking Turn of Events,” rescue a trapped Little Sister in a disturbing carnival in Rapture. In “The I in Team”, defeat a Big Daddy using only your wits. In “Worlds of Hurt” plow through eight rooms filled with the worst Rapture has to offer.
File size: 402 MB

Dead Space

  • Dead Space Astronaut Pack ($2.99)
    Download the Astronaut Suit and Weapon Skin Pack, featuring an amazing 26th Century Astronaut Suit and new skins for the Plasma Cutter, Pulse Rifle, and Ripper!
  • Dead Space Big Gun Pack ($0.99)
    Download the Steam Punk Force Gun, the ultimate in Necromorph-killing destruction.
  • Dead Space Heavy Damage Pack ($2.99)
    Download the Heavy Damage Weapon pack featuring a cool new look and massive firepower for the Plasma Cutter, Contact Beam, Pulse Rifle, and Ripper.
  • Dead Space Hot Rod Pack ($0.99)
    Download the Hot Rod Weapon Skin Pack, featuring awesome flame graphics for the Flamethrower and Pulse Rifle.
  • Dead Space Military Pack ($3.99)
    Download the Military Weapon Pack for a new look and enhanced power for all 7 Dead Space weapons.
  • Dead Space Obsidian Pack ($1.49)
    Download the exclusive Obsidian Suit and Weapon Skin Pack now, available only for the PLAYSTATION 3! Includes an upgraded Level 5 suit, and weapon skins for the Line Gun, Plasma Cutter, and Pulse Rifle, all in jet-black PLAYSTATION 3 colors.
  • Dead Space Obsidian Weapon Skin Pack ($1.49)
    Download the exclusive Obsidian Weapon Skin Pack now, available only for the PLAYSTATION 3 Includes weapon skins in jet-black Playstation 3 colors for the Line Gun, Plasma Cutter, and Pulse Rifle.
  • Dead Space Pedestrian Pack ($1.49)
    Download the Pedestrian Weapon Skin Pack, featuring a fresh new look for the Contact Beam, Plasma Cutter, and Ripper.
  • Dead Space Scorpion Pack ($3.99)
    Download the Scorpion Pack featuring an upgraded Level 5 Suit and three powered up weapons, all decorated in an awesome red Scorpion Skin.
  • Dead Space Scorpion Weapon Pack ($2.25)
    Download the Scorpion Weapon Pack featuring a faster death-dealing Plasma Cutter, Line Gun, and Force Gun in awesome red skins.
  • Dead Space Speed Kills Pack ($2.25)
    Download the Speed Kills Weapon Pack! Includes faster-firing Force Gun, Line Gun, and Plasma Cutter.
  • Dead Space Tank Pack ($3.99)
    Download the Tank Pack featuring an upgraded Level 5 Suit and powered up Flamethrower, Force Gun, and Line Gun, all covered in Unitology script.

File sizes: 4.12 MB – 18 MB

Guitar Hero World Tour
For all song credits please visit

  • “Consoler of the Lonely” by The Raconteurs ($1.99)
  • “Hold Up” by The Raconteurs ($1.99)
  • “Salute Your Solution” by The Raconteurs  ($1.99)
  • The Raconteurs Track Pack ($5.49) – Downloadable Track Pack for Guitar Hero World Tour featuring “Consoler of the Lonely”, “Hold Up”, and “Salute Your Solution” by The Raconteurs. Please Note: Many songs are available both as singles and as a part of a Track Pack, so please carefully consider your purchases before downloading.

Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2
Expand your Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore 2 library by purchasing these tracks.

  • (I Just) Died In Your Arms ($1.49)
  • All You Wanted ($1.49)
  • Black Hole Sun ($1.49)
  • It’s Not Unusual ($1.49)
  • September ($1.49)

File sizes: 9.73 MB – 44 MB

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

  • “That’s When I Reach for my Revolver” – Mission of Burma ($1.99)
  • “That’s How I Escaped My Certain Fate” – Mission of Burma ($1.99)
  • “Mica” – Mission of Burma ($1.99)
  • Mission of Burma Pack 01  ($5.49) – this track pack includes all of the above Mission of Burma singles.
  • “Police Truck” – Dead Kennedys ($1.99)
  • “Holiday in Cambodia” – Dead Kennedys ($1.99)
  • “California Über Alles” – Dead Kennedys ($1.99)
  • Dead Kennedys Pack 01 ($5.49) – this track pack includes all of the above Dead Kennedys singles.
  • “Gone” – Crooked X ($0.99)
  • “Swamped” – Lacuna Coil ($1.99)
  • “Forever” – In This Moment ($1.99)
  • “Closer” – Lacuna Coil ($1.99)
  • Century Media Girls of Metal Pack 01 ($5.49) – this track pack includes

File sizes: 15 MB – 36 MB (singles)

Game Demos

MotoGP 08 Demo
MotoGP 08 brings the premiere motorcycling championship to your home console! Speed down 18 official tracks in 15 countries and challenge others in online races, alone or with friends. Featuring easy-to-learn controls, MotoGP 08 is the most accessible motorcycle racing game to date.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 672 MB

Game Videos

MotorStorm Pacific Rift Features and Strategy Trailer
File size: 70 MB (HD), 118 MB (1080)

Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe: Kreating the Comic Trailer
File size: 129 MB (HD)

Lord of the Rings: Conquest Trailer
File size: 81 MB (HD)

NBA 2K9 Momentous #1 Trailer
File size: 85 MB (HD), 100 MB (1080)

NBA 2K9 Momentous Trailer 2
File size: 116 MB (HD), 155 MB (1080)

Tom Clancy’s EndWar Launch Trailer
File size: 77 MB (HD)

FIFA 09 “In The Game” Part 8 – Online Team Play
File size: 191 MB (HD)

Dew Tour: Orlando – Chad Kagy
File size: 109 MB (HD)

Dew Tour: Orlando – Adam Jones
File sizes: 107 MB (HD)

Dew Tour: Orlando – From Flow to Pro
File sizes: 97 MB (HD)

Dew Tour: Orlando – BMX Dirt Dew Cup Race
File sizes: 125 MB (HD)

Movie and Blu-ray Disc Trailers

Hancock Trailer
File size: 124 MB (HD), 156 MB (1080)

This Christmas Trailer (Blu-ray)
File size: 120 MB (HD), 156 MB (1080)

Tenacious D – The Complete Masterworks Trailer
File size: 30 MB (SD), 112 MB (1080)

Sara Bareilles – Between The Lines Trailer
File size: 50 MB (SD), 261 MB (1080)

Incubus “Look Alive” Trailer
File size: 48 MB (SD), 229 MB (1080)

PS3 Themes

NBA 2K9 Theme (free)
File size: 1.99 MB

Hancock Theme (free)
File sizes: 2.40 MB

Timea Mojorova Theme ($1.99)
File sizes: 5.41 MB

University of California Theme ($1.99)
File sizes: 5.17 MB

Shadowy Graves Theme ($1.49)
File sizes: 5.09 MB

Darklight Fractais Theme ($1.49)
File sizes: 6.14 MB

Mrs. Claus Theme ($1.49)
File sizes: 6.86 MB

GunGirls Theme ($0.99)

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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