PlayStation Store Update

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Hey, everyone. It’s time again for the PLAYSTATION Store weekly update.

Downloadable Games

echochrome ($9.99)
Featuring an elegant black and white art design, echochrome is a puzzle game unlike any other. With gameplay based on optical illusions, players must utilize 5 simple laws of perspective to join walkways, hide dangers, and create new paths to reach the goal. Once you’ve mastered the 5 laws, use them to create your own mind-bending levels to play and share with friends using the custom level editor. Available for PlayStation 3 and PSP systems.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 86.4 MB

Add-on Game Content

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

  • “Zero” – Smashing Pumpkins ($1.99)
  • “Time-Sick Son of a Grizzly Bear” – The Mother Hips ($1.99)
  • “Red Tandy” – The Mother Hips ($1.99)

File sizes: 15.5 MB – 36 MB

Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore sownloadable songs ($1.49 each)
Plug in the microphone and live out your dream as a singing sensation! Expand your Karaoke Revolution Presents: American Idol Encore library by purchasing tracks from the in-game store. For music credits, visit the Karaoke Revolution section of Full list of tracks (42) after the jump.

Game Demos (free)

Dark Sector Demo
Dark Sector thrusts players into the role of Hayden Tenno, an operative sent on a dangerous assassination mission into Lasria – an Eastern European city on the brink of ruin that hides a deadly Cold War secret. Attacked by an unknown enemy, he awakens to find part of his body altered by an infection that has granted him inhuman abilities. Now, Hayden must learn to evolve along with his powers, to survive and to become a hero.
ESRB Rated M
File size: 483 MB

Game Videos (free)

echochrome Trailer
Featuring an elegant black and white art design, echochrome is a puzzle game unlike any other. With gameplay based on optical illusions, players must utilize 5 simple laws of perspective to join walkways, hide dangers, and create new paths to reach the goal. Once you’ve mastered the 5 laws, use them to create your own mind-bending levels to play and share with friends using the custom level editor.
File size: 37 MB (1080)

Battlefield Bad Company Redford Blog
Sergeant Redford has seen plenty of action while in B Company, maybe even too much, and having squad members like Sweetwater and Haggard in his crew doesn’t put his tensions to rest. With only a couple weeks left in the Army, Redford is on his last string and will let nothing come in his way of a peaceful retirement…or will he?
File size: 97 MB (HD)

Kung Fu Panda Trailer
Check out the trailer for the new action-packed Kung Fu Panda game, based on the DreamWorks Animation movie!
File size: 68 MB (HD)

Dead Space Announcement Trailer
Dead Space brings the terror to your PS3.
File size: 91 MB (HD)

Dead Space Ship Date Trailer
Dead Space brings the chills on Halloween 2008.
File size: 78 MB (HD)

Turok – “Kane” Gameplay Trailer
The “Kane” Gameplay Trailer highlights the struggle between Turok and his former mentor Roland Kane as Turok fights to survive on a mysterious planet controlled by Kane and overrun with ravenous dinosaurs.
File size: 5.5 MB (SD), 30 MB (HD)

Turok “Bring It” Trailer
The Turok CG Trailer showcases the overwhelming odds of Turok’s fight to survive on a mysterious planet overrun with ravenous dinosaurs.
Wyclef Jean talks about his experience with the PLAYSTATION 3 system.
File size: 5.72 MB (SD), 29 MB (HD)

NBA Ballers: Chosen One TV Spot
Live the Game. Play the Life.
File size: 23 MB (HD)

Wyclef’s “Fast Car” Music Video
Wyclef’s latest music video, “Fast Car”! Visit to view exclusive behind the scenes footage and interviews with Wyclef.
File size: 195 MB (HD), 323 MB (1080)

PS3 Wallpaper (free)

echochrome Wallpapers (x4)
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new echochrome Wallpaper.
File size: 20 KB – 500 KB

Kung Fu Panda Wallpapers (x3)
Customize the background of your PS3 system with this new Kung Fu Panda Wallpaper.
File size: 334 KB – 4.76 MB

Here is this week’s content release for the PLAYSTATION Store for PC. To download these games to your PSP, navigate to There, you’ll find descriptions of the content and directions on how to get started. For more on the PLAYSTATION Store for PC, please click here.

Downloadable Games

* echochrome ($9.99) (also downloadable via PS3)

Game Videos (free)

* echochrome Trailer
* Wyclef’s “Fast Car” Music Video

PSP Wallpaper (free)

* echochrome Wallpapers (x4)

Hope you enjoy!

Karaoke Revolution Presents:

American Idol Encore, 42 song tracks

  • “(You Make Me Feel Life) A Natural Woman” – Aretha Franklin
  • “Against All Odds” – Phil Collins
  • “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  • “Ain’t Nothing Life the Real Thing” – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
  • “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” – Temptations
  • “Alone” – Heart
  • “Always Something There to Remind Me” – Naked Eyes
  • “American Woman – Lenny Kravitz
  • “Born to be Wild” – Steppenwolf
  • “Careless Whisper” – Wham
  • “Complicated” – Avril Lavigne
  • “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” – Queen
  • “Do I Make You Proud” – Taylor Hicks
  • “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” – Culture Club
  • “Every Rose Has its Thorn” – Poison
  • “Flashdance…What a Feeling” – Irene Cara
  • “Greatest Love of All” – Whitney Houston
  • “Here I Go Again” – Whitesnake
  • “I Got You Babe” – Sonny & Cher
  • “If I Ain’t Got You” – Alicia Keys
  • “I’m Coming Out” – Diana Ross
  • “It’s Your Love” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
  • “Just the Way You Are” – Billy Joel
  • “Ladies Night” – Kool & the Gang
  • “Let’s Get it On” – Marvin Gaye
  • “Love Will Keep Us Together” – Captain & Tennille
  • “My Girl” – Temptations
  • “New York
  • New York” – Frank Sinatra
  • “On the Road Again” – Willy Nelson
  • “Photograph” – Nickelback
  • “Proud Mary” – Creedance Clearwater
  • “Respect” – Aretha Franklin
  • “Stand By Your Man” – Tammy Wynette
  • “Straight Up” – Paula Abdul
  • “Sugar
  • We’re Goin’ Down” – Fall Out Boy
  • “Taking Care of Business” – Bachman Turner Overdrive
  • “The First Cut is the Deepest” – Sheryl Crow / Rod Stewart
  • “The Real Thing” – Bo Bice
  • “When the Sun Goes Down” – Kenny Chesney & Uncle Kracker
  • “Who Can it be Now?” – Men At Work
  • “You and Me” – Lifehouse
  • “You’re My Best Friend” – Queen

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  • All I need is Bionic Commando: Rearmed and you will get a 5 rating from me.

  • Yes.. Dark Sector… ..

    If on European Store is only wallpapers and themes… I every week wait for PS USA update… keep my gamer soul alive.. :(

    Anyway.. good work..

  • PSOne games. Thanks.

  • Nice…

  • Average update, thanks for the Demo…

  • Glad to see Echochrome… disappointed that PixelJunk Monsters: Encore is still not out here though…

  • Where are the PSN cards!?
    I’ve been waiting on Gamecrazy to get them in for months (have a bunch of store credit). I think it was about 3 weeks ago that you guys said they were shipping to retailers…yet I haven’t seen one anywhere! How dumb does Sony have to be to ship them out a year and a half after launch of the PS3? How much money are they losing by doing this?
    What makes me most mad is that Hollywood Video (who owns Gamecrazy), as well as Levitz, Sharper Image, Performance Team Freight, Linens n Things, and Circuit City all filed for Bankruptcy. So they need to release these cards as soon as possible.

  • Man where is Pixel Junk Monsters: Encore…. Really disappointed that its not released again. I thought they said a few weeks it would come out. And I think the last time they said that was like over a month ago.

  • I suppose after last week’s stellar update, a bit of a letdown is to be expected. Still, not a bad week at all, so not complaining, just adjusting my unrealistic expectations.

  • Another great update!

    Thanks guys and gals!

    ¡sʎnƃ qoɾ ʇɐǝɹƃ

  • Any updates on when we can start buying and downloading videos/shows/music?

  • ??

    If I buy echochrome for the PS3, would I be able to play it on my PSP also?


  • I’m not sure why folks are expecting two downloadables in one week, otherwise calling the update average or crap. It’s called staggered release, they want you to focus on one title at a time and get the most sales and also try to have a buyable game each week. What’s wrong with that?

    Anyways, great update, great looking store. Are there leaderboards for Echochrome? When can we expect more levels that you talked about?

  • Nice, I bought Echochrome.

  • Give the US Crash Team Racing already!!!

  • Nice update. Thanks SONY. I’m happy. All I need now is the Haze demo and I’ll be even happier. =)

  • @12 WinterWolf

    You have to buy each separately.

    ¡sʞɔns ʇɐɥʇ puɐ

  • People always complain… Why dont you just be happy with what you got today…

    YES in the next 2-3 weeks you will get Pixelkunk monsters encore, yes you will get Haze demo, yes you will get bionic commando and yes you will get way more!
    Just be patient and shut your mouth for a bit

  • Nice update. The photos on PSN still are slow to come up??? Will this be fixed??? Or is this how it will stay??? Apart from that its perfect ;)

  • You should all be playing GTA anyway.

  • Mmm, echochrome. ♥

  • Hello Grace –

    echochrome, while an excellent game, shouldn’t be the only title featured for the PSP on an update imo. The Wyclef video was already featured for a “limited time only” back on the March 27th update.

    hey, I noticed while browsing with Firefox, that the PlayStation Store for PC’s default Store Top / home URL:
    shows no games in the main window. I think this link:
    works better right now. This is not an issue with IE. Check it out you’ll see what I mean.

    Here’s the obligatory lack of PSone release this week rant. /rant


  • Great, I can’t wait to try out echochrome. Though, I wish it was a little cheaper.

  • I wonder if the PSP echochrome game is different from the PS3 version……????

  • How about you shut your mouth for a bit, daver. All I was saying was they said Pixel Junk Monsters Encore was going to be here a few weeks ago and it didnt come.


    PSN: Skater_Ricky :D

  • Hello Grace –

    The Wyclef video was already featured for a “limited time only” back on the March 27th update.

    Here’s the obligatory lack of PSone release this week rant. /rant

  • A music video? I must see this … why isn’t sony promoting his own artists as downloadable music videos in HD? I would love too see every single week a music video put up on the PSN Store … maybe just for limited times, like 1 music video for one week then it gets removed and replaced with another one … I could really enjoy HD music videos from PSN …

  • I am downloading echochrome now.

  • @skaterricky (#25)

    That was way of topic.

  • @24

    There was a post yesterday or 2 days ago about this game… and they said that there will be more info next week… that means that it wont probably be release this week…

  • Echochrome on PSP is totally different than the PS3 version. If you would have the lastest post you would have know that. There are 56 levels on the PS3 version and 56 different levels on the PSP version. So yes, you have to pay for them seperately.

  • Just because some of us are disappointed that Pixel Junk Monsters Encore still isn’t out, doesn’t mean we aren’t appreciative for the content Sony *did* post today – personally I’d just be happi-ER if PJM:E were this week instead.

  • @32

    I agree i would have love to get it too..
    well i didnt want to sound rude but every weeks its always the same thing, its always people who complains about how they didnt get what they wanted and blah blah blah

  • update not as hefty as last week but will do till next week.

  • Why are we even thinking of being satisfied with this update?

    1 Demo = good, Downloadable game = boring (imo), no PS1 game (AGAIN) = a bloody dirty shame.

    When is Sony going to wake up, read this blog, and give us what we really want? Some GOOD PS1 games? I dont care how good the store looks, or how fast it loads, if the content sucks, it will all be for naught.

    Maybe next week Sony, maybe next week (again).

  • There’s an update today?

    Too busy playing GTAIV

    Look at all the losers begging for ten year old PSONE games when they could be playing GTAIV


    C’mon guys… seriously…

  • Wow Cpt. Blue. I havent heard such an immature comment in a long time. You stick with your “cool” cop killing, whore sleeping, drug and profanity using game all you want. Keep up the good work “cool guy”.

  • Kudos to SCE for actually putting out a game this week. Guessing no other publishers wanted to go up against GTA.

    Haze demo next week should be sick.

  • Wow, Europe got nothing again!
    Same as always..thanks a bunch guys.

  • Just downloaded echochrome and flow for psp, first time buyer.

  • horriblie.. where is pixeljunk are you kidding me!!


    Hey Grace Chen, why does it take you to another screen when you click on the download link? It should download instead of taking you to the cart.

    what’s new in europe and asia? ape quest, snakeball multiplayer, and battlefantasia demo…

  • C’mon Sony where are the store cards ??

    In your last post it was ” Rolling out as we speak !! ” or should it have been ” Rolling out of bed as week speak as we can’t be bothered !!”

  • I hope you guys n gals @ Sony are working on something huge. If so, it gives meaning to this update, kinda lacking.

    When can we see the HSG: OB DLC? Soon I hope.

  • ok, where is wipeout hd?
    where are the p1 games?

    i cant wait until sony realizes they got the wrong people working on this thing, put someone that cares and listens to the gamers

    ps1 games, ps1 games, ps1 games, ps1 games, why is the difference with japan so big? and the ps3 doesnt even sell there…

    why keep ignoring the gamers?

  • yay for echochrome!

    Definitely getting both versions.

  • As for the European Update @post 39 we have:-

    Haze Wallpaper
    Haze Theme
    Dark Sector Theme
    Rainbow 6 Vegas 2 Theme
    Iron Man Trailer
    Kane & Lynch New Maps
    Ape Quest Starter Pack
    Ape Quest Full Game
    Snakeball Team Mode Pack
    Need For Speed Pro Street Extra Cars

  • Suggestion:

    It would be really cool to see screen shots (as there are on the Japanese PSN Store) of the games… maybe even one day being able to sample a Rock Band song or watch a video clip of game play action right from the description area as well.

  • nice update this week but echochrome is to much i was goin to get it but i will wait now;(

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