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Store Update: 12th March 2013 (North America)

Posted by Sammy Barker

All filler, no killer

This week’s North American PlayStation Store update is devoid of any real heavy hitters. Sure, you can look forward to the likes of Quantum Theory, Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear, and Kessen II if you like, but they’re not exactly must-have titles, are they? Darkstalkers Resurrection probably comes closest, alongside GungHo’s latest collection of zany PSone imports. Let us know what you’re buying in the comments section below.

PS3 Games

Quantum Theory ($29.99)
A dark tower looms over a wasted world. Infected by the diablosis, the living battlefields within shift and twist while a lone warrior, Syd, fights his way to the top. Are you ready for the tower?
ESRB: M // File Size: 6.2 GB

PSN

Darkstalkers Resurrection ($14.99)
Darkstalkers Resurrection updates to two games for the price of one – Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3. These feature classic gameplay and unique characters as well as a host of new features, including a variety of HD visual modes, online play with 8-player lobbies, YouTube replay sharing, improved challenge modes, dynamic awards, and unlockable extras. Embrace the dark!
ESRB: T // File Size: 336 MB

Psych Yourself ($6.99)
Explore your creativity, master your emotions, and propel your perception to new heights with Psych Yourself! The follow-up to Test Yourself: Psychology, one of the top-selling indie PSN games of 2011, Psych Yourself comes loaded with fun tests designed to evaluate your Creativity, Emotional IQ, and Perception, so delve into the depths of your psyche and Psych Yourself today!
ESRB: E // File Size: 501 MB

Heavy Fire: Shattered Spear ($19.99)
Wage high speed war in Iran and Afghanistan with helicopters, tanks, ships, the mighty AC-130, sniper rifles, machine guns, pistols, grenades and more. Single player or cooperative mode for up to 4 players. 60+ Achievements, ranks, and upgrades. Compare scores via the leaderboard. 24 action-packed missions.
ESRB: T // File Size: 1.4 GB

PS Vita

Puzzle by Nikoli V Sudoku ($4.99)
‘Puzzle by Nikoli V Sudoku’ contains 50 sudoku puzzles. ‘Sudoku’ is a puzzle in which you place numbers from 1 to 9 into a 9×9 grid, divided into horizontal and vertical lines and 3×3 blocks, filling up all of the spaces with the numbers.
ESRB: E // File Size: 49 MB

PS One Classics

Favorite Dear – Enkan No Monogatari ($5.99) – Import
The ultimate blend of RPG and sim game, Favorite Dear ~Enkan no Monogatari~ provides a unique, character-driven experience with a cast of fantastic and unforgettable heroes. The world is hurdling towards certain doom and its final hope rests in the hands of one hero and his peace-loving angel…
File Size: 270 MB

First Queen IV ($5.99) – Import
A chaotic real-time strategy RPG where dozens of characters battle it out for control of Logres. Test your mettle as you command your troops in combat against other would-be kings. Form alliances to ensure your conquest and bring peace to the land.
File Size: 70 MB

Mahjong Uranai Fortuna -Tsuki No Megami Tachi ($5.99) – Import
Enjoy the classic game of mahjong as you square off against 3 adorable fortune tellers. Even if you can’t claim strategic superiority, your opponent will still gladly read your fortune and await a rematch. Train hard to prove your abilities as a mahjong master and defeat all challengers.
File Size: 293 MB

Motorhead High Velocity Entertainment ($5.99)
Race across 16 of the fastest tracks in the TransInternet Speed League and come in first over your equally reckless competition.
ESRB: E // File Size: 171 MB

Oz No Mahoutsukai -Another World- Rungrung ($5.99) – Import
Experience the timeless classic of The Wizard of Oz reimagined in a fantastic new adventure. Little Dorothy has found herself in the mysterious land of Oz and must solve her problems with the use of special magical items. Can you return peace to the magical land beyond the rainbow? Follow the yellow brick road straight to the cutest RPG you’ve ever seen.
File Size: 298 MB

Sentimental Graffiti ($5.99) – Import
Growing up, you were constantly moving from one town to the next. You didn’t really have time for friends or romance. One day, you receive a letter that changes everything with one simple sentence: “I want to see you…” Who could have possibly sent this? In your head you’ve got this secret admirer narrowed down to one of the 12 girls you met during your tumultuous childhood. Immerse yourself in this classic dating simulation and uncover the secrets of this mysterious letter.
File Size: 428 MB

Trump Shiyouyo! Fukkoku-Ban ($5.99) – Import
Welcome to the exciting world of TRUMP! Enjoy 10 of the most popular card games around including Seven Bridge (the Japanese version of Rummy), Speed, Blackjack, Poker, and more!
File Size: 71 MB

PS2 Classics

Kessen II ($9.99)
Command the various Chinese factions vying for power in this historical fantasy based on the Romance of the Three Kingdoms novel.
ESRB: T // File Size: 4.1 GB

Bundles

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World The Game Ultimate Edition ($14.99)
SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD Ultimate Edition includes the Full game, plus the Knives Chau Add-On Pack and the Online Multiplayer and Wallace Pack.
ESRB: T // File Size: 176 MB

PS3 Demos

Army of Two: Devil’s Cartel
Looking for a game to play with a friend? Try out the definitive pure co-op game for an over-the-top, explosive action experience! Download the demo today!
File Size: 1.6 GB

Darkstalkers Resurrection
Darkstalkers Resurrection updates to two games for the price of one – Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3. These feature classic gameplay and unique characters as well as a host of new features, including a variety of HD visual modes, online play with 8-player lobbies, YouTube replay sharing, improved challenge modes, dynamic awards, and unlockable extras. Embrace the dark!
File Size: 336 MB

Fuel Overdose
In a world where modern societies as we know them no longer exist, Fuel Overdose is bringing the action racing experience to a new level. Customizable weapons and vehicles, grappling hooks, climatic catastrophes as well as a whole fighting system are at your disposal to finish first. You’ll have to play hard, but also to play smart as every decision made before or during the race has an impact on your chances of success.
File Size: 166 MB

Ninja Gaiden 3 Razor’s Edge
Karma, skills, and other data acquired in the demo version can be transferred to the full version.
File Size: 878 MB

Soundtracks

God of War II Original Soundtrack ($9.99)
God of War III Original Soundtrack ($9.99)

PS Vita Add-ons

Sound Shapes
Car Mini-Album & Entity Pack ($1.99 – Cross-Buy with PS3) – This is a brand-new mini-album full of drivable cars, heavy metal riffs, pumpkin guts and futuristic speed runs!

Ragnarok Odyssey
Music Set 10 (Free)
Music Set 11 (Free)
Music Set 12 (Free)

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
St. Patrick’s Day Costume (Free, Cross-entitled with LBP & LBP Karting)

PS3 Add-ons

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist Of Dusk
Replacement BGM Ayesha-Deluxe Pack ($2.99) – This special BGM pack contains songs from various games in the Atelier series, as well as from various albums that have been released over the years.

Dead Space 3
Awakened AC ($9.99) – Left for dead on Tau Volantis, Isaac Clarke and John Carver face a daunting journey. As madness takes hold, they find they can’t trust their eyes or each other. The trek leads to the ship Terra Nova, now home to a sadistic cult of Unitologists. The horror continues as the Dead Space saga enters its darkest chapter.
EG-900 SMG ($1.99) – This EarthGov-issued submachine gun is built for urban warfare. It’s compact but deadly, sporting an internal hyper-accelerator for maximum damage.
Enervator ($1.99) – Sovereign Colonies scientists developed the Enervator from an over-driven focus coil to humanely eliminate dangerous specimens. The Enervator delivers a precision blast causing instantaneous electrocution and molecular destabilization in the target. In test subjects, death was instantaneous.
First Contact Pack ($4.99) – Contains the First Contact Suit and Negotiator
First Contact Suit: Built by S.C.A.F. for encounters with foreign entities, it sports a flamboyant gold finish to provide protection from long term space exposure. Negotiator: Custom-skinned weapon for dismembering organic tissue comes with a top-mounted Tesla Beam and bottom-mounted Line Gun.
Witness The Truth Pack ($4.99) – Contains the Witness Suit and Evangelizer.
Witness Suit: These insulated suits were worn by S.C.A.F. deep dig teams assigned to exhume the darkest secrets of Tau Volantis. Evangelizer: A modified firearm used by the S.C.A.F. Legionaries, this version sports an advanced assault rifle on the top with a 2100 Big Boy tactical shotgun on the bottom.

Fist of the North Star 2 Ken’s Rage
Bat Original Costume ($2.99) – Bat is now playable in his costume from the original comic book.
Ein Original Costume ($2.99) – Ein is now playable in his costume from the original comic book.
Falco Original Costume ($2.99) – Falco is now playable in his costume from the original comic book.
Hyou Original Costume ($2.99) – Hyou is now playable in his costume from the original comic book.
Kaio Original Costume ($2.99) – Kaio is now playable in his costume from the original comic book.
Rin Original Costume ($2.99) – Rin is now playable in her costume from the original comic book.
Shaci Original Costume ($2.99) – Shachi is now playable in his costume from the original comic book.
Additional Scroll 2 ($2.99) – Additional Scroll for Kenshiro.
Celestial Emperor Set ($9.99) – Bat, Rin, Ein and Falco are playable in their costumes from the original comic book.
Land of Shura Set ($7.99) – Shachi, Hyou and Kaioh are playable in their costumes from the original comic book.

God of War: Ascension
Online Pass ($9.99) – Use this Online Pass to access the online features of God of War: Ascension game, including the all-new online multiplayer mode. Enter the arena in the God of War first Multiplayer experience and ascend as a Champion of the Gods! Earn the Favor of Olympus as you take the legendary, genre-defining combat online and unlock new weapons, armors, and abilities.

LittleBigPlanet
St. Patrick’s Day Costume (Free Cross-entitled with LBP Vita & LBP Karting)

METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE
VR Missions – Push Raiden’s Cyborg body to its limits with 30 all-new VR/Virtual Reality missions, featuring that classic VR look inspired by the original Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions.

Rock Band 3
Break Away ($0.99) – Memory of a Melody
Hageshisa To Kono Mune No Naka De Karamitsuita ($1.99) – Dir En Grey
Make the Sauce ($0.99) – Vegan Black Metal Chef
Rosanna ($1.99) – Toto
The Duel ($1.99) – Rusty Cooley
These Days ($0.99) – Astra Kelly
Weird Science ($1.99) – Oingo Boingo

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World The Game
Online Multiplayer and Wallace Pack ($4.99) – Scott Pilgrim: Online Multiplayer + Wallace Pack will provide this long awaited online multiplayer experience, packed with a new playable character.

Sound Shapes
Car Mini-Album & Entity Pack ($1.99 – Cross-Buy with PS Vita) – This is a brand-new mini-album full of drivable cars, heavy metal riffs, pumpkin guts and futuristic speed runs!

Sleeping Dogs
Chinese New Year ($6.99) – Go back on the beat with all-new, story-extending police missions, as Wei uncovers a sinister plot on the eve of the New Year – the Year of the Snake.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Decade Duels Plus
Card Pack 17 ($1.99) – Easily strengthen your deck by applying this powerful Card Pack.
Card Pack 18 ($1.99) – Easily strengthen your deck by applying this powerful Card Pack.
Structure Deck 04 ($2.99) – Structure Deck 03- A card deck for Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Decade Duels Plus. Easily strengthen your deck by applying this powerful Structure Deck.
Super Pack 04 ($3.99) – Super Pack 03- A card deck for Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Decade Duels Plus. Easily strengthen your deck by applying this powerful Super Pack.

PS3 Themes

Arizona Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Beautiful Mountain Dynamic Theme $2.99
Beautiful Mountain Stream Dynamic Theme $2.99
Beautiful Rainforest Waterfall Dynamic Theme $2.99
Florida Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Georgetown Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Gonzaga Tournament Theme $2.99
Kansas Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Louisville Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Michigan Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Missouri Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
North Carolina Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Notre Dame Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Rage Surprised Rainbow Dynamic Theme $2.99
St Patrick’s Day Dynamic Theme $2.99
Syracuse Tournament Dynamic Theme $2.99
Vintage Trees Dynamic Theme $2.99
Windy Trees Dynamic Theme $2.99

Game Videos

Disney Infinity
Mountain Crime: Requital Video
Pool Nation
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time – Carmelita’s Love Connection
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time – Carmelita’s Love Connection
The Walking Dead – Episode 1 Stats Trailer
The Walking Dead – Episode 2 Accolades Trailer
The Walking Dead – Episode 2 Launch Trailer

[via blog.us.playstation.com]

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User Comments (5)

DHW

#1

DHW said:

Scott Pilgrim online multiplayer is the only thing I've played the past 8 hours. I seriously love that game, with it's style, it's charm, the music, the sound effects, little combos, animations, unlockable zombie mode, it's just so lovable lol

bauckster

#2

bauckster said:

Pretty boring week. Good thing I'm already drowning in games...HELP!!! :)
I still want to try out the new Sound Shapes DLC, but that's about it.

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