The arrival of inFAMOUS 2 on PSN as a digital download was an electrifying way of wrapping up the week. A classic, and equally infamous title, Beyond Good and Evil receives the HD treatment and headlines this week’s The Drop. Mr. X, Axel, Blaze, Skate and Max make their PSN debut when Streets of Rage 2 also makes its PSN premiere.
Naughty Dog and the cast of UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception welcome you to multiplayer beta this week, with exclusive early access to all PlayStation Plus members.
The Drop brings Arcade editions, fitness systems and a heavy dosage of demos this week.
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition — Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition features a roster of 39 characters such as Ryu, Chun-li, Juri, El Fuerte, and Rufus, while adding 4 new characters to the roster including classic combatants from previous Street Fighter games like Yun and Yang as well as the all-new Oni.
Sniper: Ghost Warrior — When the democratic government of Isla Trueno is overthrown, an aggressive and hostile military command rises to power. A highly trained special ops unit is sent in to help the rebels accomplish objectives that only a sniper can handle. In addition to intense sniper missions, players will also take part in a variety of assault scenarios where their prowess with weapons will be a huge help to the undermanned rebels.
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 — Dynasty Warriors: Gundam 3 represents the next generation of futuristic mecha action with graphical and gameplay additions, bringing authenticity and astounding improvements to the series. Set in the future, chaotic warfare has engulfed the universe. The world is ripe with strife as gigantic mecha called Mobile Suits march to war on land and in space. Featuring characters and mecha from over 30 years of Gundam anime and manga series, Dyanasty Warriors: Gundam 3 is the mecca of mech
UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System — Users will learn over 70 MMA and NASM-approved exercises, including moves from disciplines such as wrestling, kickboxing and Muay Thai, that are designed to improve strength, endurance and conditioning through use in a variety of routines. All 51 routines will be specialized to target specific muscle groups, as well as factor individual skill levels and fitness goals. In addition, users may focus on specific fitness objectives by building personalized routines with up to 12 different exercises. Each of the custom routines can be modified to increase or decrease intensity of the product’s pre-set pace, enabling users to fully maximize their training experiences based on individual preferences.
Beyond Good & Evil HD– One of Ubisoft’s most beloved classics comes to HD consoles in this refreshed edition of Beyond Good & Evil. Use your camera to uncover the dark secrets of your government in this story-driven action-adventure.
Meet Jade. She’s a brunette beauty with an eye for mystery and a camera to uncover it. When the would-be heroine’s futuristic planet is threatened by aliens, Jade finds herself thrust into the heart of a vicious conspiracy that could stretch to the very top of her government.
Jade can explore a huge, water-covered world by hovercraft or take to a variety of islands and interact with merchants, or tackle assignments to earn money and advance the surprisingly deep and intriguing storyline that surrounds her quest. She can also gain a number of items and weapons that are integral to advancing and a lot of fun to wield. Packed full of twists and turns and even a talking man-pig, Ubisoft has crafted yet another big adventure series. (Read More: Revisiting Hillys: Beyond Good & Evil HD Coming to PSN Next Week)
Streets of Rage 2 — To celebrate their defeat of the syndicate exactly one year before, Blaze, Adam and Axel met for drinks. The next morning, Axel received a frantic phone call from Eddie ‘Skate’ Hunter, Adam’s younger brother, whom he was living with on the edge of the city. Blaze and Axel found Adam and Skate’s house wrecked and a picture of Adam chained to a wall at the feet of Mr. X. The city then once again returned to its nightmarish state and criminals ran rampant. Unable to contact their old friend from the military, Axel and Blaze team up with Skate and Max Thunder to free the city and rescue Adam from the Syndicate. It is up to you to take down Mr. X once and for all.
Puzzle Dimension — Puzzle Dimension is a puzzle game where the player exercises the spatial thinking. The player is invited to 100 unique labyrinth-like structures which become more and more challenging. In Puzzle Dimension gravity is depending on your movements, up and down are relative terms. Classic game play elements such as fire, ice, spikes, buttons and hidden sections give the player a diverse range of problems and satisfying eureka moments.
Gatling Gears — From the team that created the award-winning Greed Corp, comes Gatling Gears. Set within the same Mistbound universe featuring signature elements like collapsing land, walker units and warring factions, but now with twin-stick shooter controls and a new hero, Max Brawley. In this eclectic steampunk setting, players fill the air with lead as they try to defeat a monopolistic corporation that is depleting the world of its natural resources.
- Beyond Good & Evil
- PlayStation Move: Ape Escape
- MotorStorm: Apocalypse Multiplayer
- Gatling Gears
- NCAA Football 12
- Dungeon Hunter: Alliance
Tetraminos — Swot up on your classics! In this version of the classic puzzler, six shapes of four blocks that drop without ever stopping, lines to complete and make vanish, 3 levels of difficulty, static blocks to hinder your progress and gradually increasing speed … There’s nothing like a bit of quick thinking to get rid of the stress.
[Editor’s Note: The following dates are subject to change. Game details are gathered from Press Releases from their individual publishers and/or ESRB rating descriptions.]