PlayStation Store Update

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Hi Everyone – It’s time for the weekly PlayStation Store Update.


Steambot Chronicles Permanent Price Drop (now $14.99, original price $29.99)

Game Demos (free)

UNO Demo
Play the free trial version of UNO now! Get ready to call “UNO” on your PlayStation 3 system! The world famous card game is faithfully reproduced for the PS3 system and also features exciting new rules. With a multiplayer mode played on one PS3 system or on PlayStation Network, UNO has never been so fun and easy, so be the first to get rid of all your cards!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 258 MB


Magic Orbz Bundle Pack ($13.99)
Creat Studios presents new Magic Orbz Bundle Pack. We offer you a collection of all released Magic Orbz episodes: exciting “Plundering Pirates”, romantic “Naughty Knights”, mysterious “Wicked Witches”, and delightful “Winter”. Smash these diverse worlds one by one into tiny pieces! If you think you’re up for the challenge, check out the Magic Orbz Bundle Pack today!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 155.2 MB

Add-on Game Content

Magic Orbz Winter Pack ($2.99)
Magic Orbz is a fresh spin on classic brick-breaking gameplay, enabling players to bust apart 3D environments, piece by piece. You will find a snow covered world in the new Winter Pack. New levels, trophies, and adventures! And a good opportunity to remind Santa about you – don’t miss your chance! If you think you’re up for the challenge, check out the Magic Orbz Winter Pack today!
File size: 100 KB

ZEN Pinball Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Table ($2.49)
The shadows of evil are gathering once again in the dark corners of Tokyo Sky City. Only Ryu Hayabusa and his gorgeous teammates, Rachel, Ayane, and Momiji, can banish the vicious Spider Ninja clan and defeat its fierce leader, Genshin. Intense ninja combat meets arcade pinball action in this Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2-themed add-on table for Zen Pinball. Are you up to the challenge, warrior?
File size: 54 MB

Guitar Hero 5
For all song credits please visit

  • “Cousins” by Vampire Weekend ($1.99)
  • “Holiday” by Vampire Weekend ($1.99)
  • “The Kids Don’t Stand A Chance” by Vampire Weekend ($1.99)
  • Vampire Weekend Track Pack ($5.49) – Downloadable Track Pack featuring “Holiday”, “Cousins”, and “The Kids Don’t Stand A Chance” by Vampire Weekend. Please Note: Many songs are available both as singles and as part of a Track Pack, so please carefully consider your purchases before downloading.

File sizes: 24 MB – 38 MB (singles), 85 MB (track pack)

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

  • “Grind”— Alice In Chains ($1.99)
  • “Heaven Beside You”— Alice In Chains ($1.99)
  • “Last of My Kind”— Alice In Chains ($1.99)
  • “We Die Young”— Alice In Chains ($1.99)
  • “Your Decision”— Alice In Chains ($1.99)
  • Alice In Chains Pack 2 ($8.49) – Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game track pack: Alice In Chains Pack 02. This pack includes: “Grind,” “Heaven Beside You,” “Last of My Kind,” “We Die Young” and “Your Decision” by Alice In Chains

File sizes: 23 MB – 45 MB (singles), 172 MB (track pack)

Game Videos (free)

White Knight Chronicles International Edition Combat Trailer
File size: 127 MB (HD) 215 MB (1080)

2009 Gran Turismo Awards
File size: 183 MB (HD)

Star Ocean: The Last Hope International Debut Trailer
File size: 121 MB (HD)

SOCOM US Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 3 Dev Diary #2
File size: 101 MB (HD)

2009 Virgin Mobile FreeFest Videos (x5) (US only)
File sizes: 202 MB – 232 MB (SD)

PlayStation Store for PSP

Downloadable Games (also available from PS3 storefront)

Luxor: The Wrath of Set ($9.99)
Journey across the lands of ancient Egypt with Luxor, a thrilling action-puzzle adventure. Play 123 exhilarating levels, through 20 challenging stages, using your mystical winged scarab to shoot and destroy the approaching magical spheres before they reach the pyramids at the end of their path. Unleash awesome powers through electrifying and unique power-ups such as explosive Fireballs and thundering Lightning Bolts. Experience three challenging play modes for loads of action-packed, pulse-pounding excitement!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 24 MB

PSP minis

Dynogems ($2.99)
Incredibly addictive and easy to play! Kick back and get ready to experience this new jewel in the classic “Match Three” tradition. Make fantastic combinations organizing and regrouping jewels of the same color, setting off multiple explosions and chain reactions, and even clear the screen when you get the right jewel in the right. You can also use magic items to get more powerful explosions.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 16 MB

PSP Demos (free)

Lunar: Silver Star Harmony Demo
Dragons and magic abound in this timeless adventure. In this remake of the classic RPG, Lunar: The Silver Star, explore the world of Lunar anew with updated graphics, an all new scenario and new music, while revisiting an unforgettable cast and story.
For more details, visit
ESRB Rated T
File size: 210 MB

Add-on Game Content (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Gran Turismo PSP Car Pack (free)
Prepare for the most authentic handheld racing experience as Gran Turismo debuts on the PSP system. Prove your driving skills on 35 tracks, and trade or share more than 800 stunning cars from the world’s top manufacturers. Download this free car pack with five of the best cars in exclusive colors not available in the game.
File size: 1.02 MB

PSP Themes (also available from PS3 Storefront)

Savage Moon: The Hera Campaign Big Guns PSP Theme (free)
File size: 554 KB

Savage Moon: The Hera Campaign Red Planet PSP Theme (free)
File size: 504 KB

Savage Moon: The Hera Campaign Tower PSP Theme (free)
File size: 445 KB

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  • well , no games but at least we got the new pinball table and some magic ba… oh wait , magic orbz dlc , guess I’ll need to get a u.k. psn card or something to finally try hustle kings — can’t you guys at least communicate with the user better on when stuff is coming and what will be released ? the u.k. blog somehow manages it so why can’t n/a ?

  • ummm PS1 games…. excuse me?….

  • This truly might be one of the worst updates of the last two years. Maybe next week.

  • WOW! This has to be the worst update ever…kinda reminds me of the first few updates the PSN had. A demo, 2 DLC plus your normal RB/GH crap, and a few videos. LAME!

  • The SteamBot Chronicles price is still $29.99
    You need to update it

  • Not one to say but this update does kinda suck big time.

  • dry update .. but wasnt expectin much .. too busy gaming

    just beat mw2 on veteran.. workin on dragon age.. beat ac2.. still gotta beat farcry2.. gotta beat rogue warrior yet.. 94 wins still for last burnout license

    and i still gotta beat unch2 crushing and god of war2 hd

    so the gaming can still hold me over till new games come

    keep up the work guys!

  • I am in doubt if I prefer this week or the week when there was NO update on PSN!!! Terrible week…

  • To all the people complaining about the update: As much as i hate you for complaining for the free service, this update truly was the worst one we’ve seen since 2.40 so i completely agree with you. The fact that i didn’t go rent anything because i figured i’d just grab whatever new PSN games there are today annoys me beyond belief.

    And to all the people saying this update was fine: No, it wasn’t. It would have been fine if they’d tell us a few hours, days, or even weeks before the updates arrive – but if you’re gonna ‘surprise’ us every week at least make them good.

  • Thanks for the update, i like the Lunar demo for psp, Star Ocean 4 video and White Knight video… i’ll probably get Magic Ball as well, seems like a good game

  • thanks for invitng me to the Music festival in Dc Sony. I missed it but now can catch up with 2009 Virgin Mobile FreeFest Videos (x5) (US only)
    sony rawks!

  • Come on guys what is up with these small crappy updates lately?

    A few DLC and videos doesn’t cut it. I don’t even count the psp stuff as part of the update as it doesn’t even pertain to the ps3 at all.

  • Grace,

    Last week’s update was at 2 PM (PST). This week’s update was after 5 PM (PST). Why is there still not a consistent PSN update time on Thursdays? We don’t care what the time is…we just would like it to be the same time every week. That makes it a lot easier for your customers.

    Thank You

  • Weak…but maybe this could mean that they are preparing for something big in the next few weeks to come…

    Not a single game good for download on both PS3 and PSP…why?

  • See? You were all whining last week that the update was no good, and so they felt OBLIGATED to show you what a bad update REALLY looks like. Good one, Sony. Hopefully, they’ve learned their lesson. You can put up the actual update now.

    Heh, just kidding. This is one time where I am actually very interested in checking out a PSP demo.

  • More avatars would be great, i would gladly pay for new ones

  • this could possibly be the worst update ever…

  • Hey where are the PsOne games? The good PSP games? Only thing good I see this week is the Lunar PSP demo.

  • hwaa hwaa, bunch of babies. Definitely getting Magic B- err, Orbz and Zen Pinball. I for one don’t expect a Pixeljunk out every week. Besides…THE COMICS CAME OUT!

    Seriously are you people that desperate to spend your money? I don’t have enough time to enjoy the titles that do come out. They certainly hold my attention more than a week at time.

  • So… Are you done supporting the PSP Go with compelling new content? You would think that Sony would be consistently adding digital PSP game downloads to the PSN in order to entice new people to buy a Go and to help the people who already own one not feel like such idiots for buying one. There is still a vast library of great UMD games that I can’t play on my PSP Go. Once again, I feel my PSP Go purchase might have been a mistake…

    The Magic Ball/Orbz DLC sounds cool, I will probably at least pick that up.

  • @ Dragonray (52)

    Because it is widely acknowledged that the British are almost uniformly linguistically superior, and thus are better able to communicate with each other. We’re still young- give us another couple hundred years. =P

  • Awesome update for me. LOL @ all the miserable cretins downrating the update and crying a river. To hell with them, I’m happy.

    SOOOO hyped up about the Magic Ba….Orbs expansion. To anyone who doesn’t have the game, if you like brick-breakers this is the best one of all time. Take advantage of the bundle. The online play is great, it has custom soundtracks too.

    I’m please to see the UNO demo. I used to love this game before I traded in my 360. But I havn’t bought it because I heard it doesn’t have custom sountracks. Hopefully the devs put out a custom sounds update. If they do, I’ll buy it that second.

    And I just bought GTPSP for my PSP Go too, So this free car bundle is sweet to…..”GO”…… (pun intended) along with that.

    The only two PSP games I’d like you guys to get up on the Store are Final Fantasy 1 and Mega Man Powered Up. Other than those 2 and maybe Crisis Core, every PSP game I could want is available on the store. LOVING MY GO!!!

    Oh, and try to get EA to lower the price on Tetris, I want it, but I’m not paying $7 for Tetris.

  • seems like a few titles not out yet// dunno nothing to downoad except uno demo// maybe next week

    and go yell at ths hustle kings pool devs. it was suppose to drop in dec. what gives..

  • Aaawww… I was expecting more =/

  • To everyone not understanding why we (the majority) are complaining about the update:

    Hudson has TG16 games ready to release, but no they must wait for a ‘slow week’…
    Look at the EU store’s Mini’s selection, not for us in the USA apparently…
    Remember all those PS1 games? Yeah, not for us and/or they need to wait for a ‘slow week’…
    PSPGo owners? I feel your pain… ( I stopped buying PSP games period because of the distribution model)
    PSN games? Go look at the games that are out in Europe and Asia, yeah, the ones that aren’t ‘good enough’ to come stateside (they’re in English already too). They must be waiting for a ‘slow week’…

    Seriously, Sony treats the PSN as a joke. They can’t even bother to look professional and update at a set time.

    We want to give you our money Sony, why do you refuse it?

  • I am going to get a PSP Go and I agree that the amount of support for the product IS dumbfounding! There is still a plethora of PSP games that have yet to be released on the Playstation Store. I mean Luxor?! I am dissapointed. What about Naruto, Worms Open Warfare 2? Lets go here

  • Get with the program sony this update sucks…

  • Bad update

  • Yeah im usually pretty positive when i post on blog, but i have to say this update reminds me of early 2007, magic ball tho is sweet!!!!!!

  • Hustle Kings news: in the PSN forums, the developers have stated the North American release is set for Jan 28th, two weeks from now. At that point Europe will have had it 5 weeks earlier than us.

    They’re blaming it on SCEA taking forever to “test” it, even though it was tested and released for the Euro-peons (our version will be the same release).

  • does the NA Uno demo support 480I

  • hmm… i really dont want to sound like all these other whiners but i bought LittleBigPlanet psp on November 17 of last year and have had a blast with it. But that was at least 3 or 4 months ago and I am very suprised that we have not had any DLC or ANY word of some coming out. So next week I am not looking forward to the Playstation Store update.

  • This update is rightfully being criticized. Did you all honestly think this update would even pass for average in the quality department? I know not all updates can be AMAZING but releasing this makes consumers wonder if you have a plan. Also, I don’t even own a PSPGO and I can tell you that your consumers for that product are increasingly dissatisfied. YOU hyped it up, now please BACK IT UP.

  • This makes me sick. Wait all day and this is what we get?
    Even Europe had a better update.

    You guys better be saving up for something big.
    So far 2010 on the PSN Store has been pretty lame.

    At least White Knight will be out soon.

  • I’m fine with a thin update – hey, it happens- what irritates me though, is bumping old content when new content isn’t available. Qore and Pulse were both released already, as did the content in the Metal Gear Solid collection. It bugs me that these things get moved to the top when there’s nothing to fill up space, just post what you have and leave it at that. Anyone who wanted Qore or Pulse would likely have it by now and those who don’t can scroll half a page to get it. So putting them on top of actual new content is a bit silly. That said, I hope the Dragon Age DLC comes soon and I must ask – if this is all that was new this week, why did you wait so long to post it?

  • I am REALLY regretting getting a PSPGO… You [DELETED] at Sony should be sued for fraud… This is a joke

  • Jesus, I really want to comment, but unfortunately I know it’s going to fall on absolutely deaf ears.


    2. WHY DO YOU INSIST ON BUMPING CATEGORIES? NO NEW MGS CONTENT, NO NEW AVATARS, NO NEW PREMIUM THEMES. Sorry for using all caps, but honestly, WHO are you leaving in charge, and WHY? The direction (or lack there of) of your Store is absolutely appalling.

    I’m so disappointed that I was BANNED from NeoGAF permanently for being a “fanboy”. Disappoint me some more. Please.

  • Thank you Grace for the free Gran Turismo dlc

  • Four Words….Where-Is-Hustle-Kings????

  • yea this isn’t very good at all…. downright gay.

    what happened to fat princess? did supervillan just decide to ax it?

  • I wanted to vote “0”, but I only had an “1” option!

  • What a horrible, horrible update. Keep up the great work Sony and we will have so much more nothing to buy. AWESOME INDEED

  • wow this update is a joke!

  • This update is sorely lacking. You guys licensed thousands of PSOne games from 1994-2000. Where are those?

  • do you even like us ps fans? again 2 updates in a row with no Ps1 classics? god.. you guys are cruel. put suikoden 2, xenogears, in the ps store come on!!! thats where your making ur money!! think common sense, plus that was an awful ps update, still no svr2010 stuff like they promised.

  • Not a great update.

    please please bring the Ace Combat games to PSN.
    and the new Ace Combat : Joint Assault.

  • Crappy update.

  • What worries me is we haven’t seen any PSOne Classics in a while.

    I remember back during E3 09 Sony conference, when Final Fantasy VII was announced as coming to PSN, they also mentioned that they had 50 PSOne games in the pipeline.

    Well, at last count that’s pretty much what we got so far. So I wonder, are there any good ones on the way or are they pretty much done with them? Would be a shame if they stopped now. They’ve released a few great ones, but the PS1 library is still full of titles just begging to be available on the store.

    Would be nice to have an official answer on this.

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