The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 11/18/2014

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 11/18/2014
The Drop

Bright lights, big city. It’s time to head back to Los Santos and drown in a life of luxury and crime. Grand Theft Auto V hits PS4 this week, ushering Rockstar’s colossal open world into a new generation of gaming.

In Grand Theft Auto V, players follow the intersecting lives of three criminals struggling to survive in a city soaked with fame, fortune, and violence. Jump between them and explore one of the most intricately detailed open worlds ever created. Amass a fortune, silence the competition, drive exotic cars… or just play some golf. GTA V welcomes it all, and invites Grand Theft Auto Online players to carry over their progress from PS3 or Xbox 360 to PS4.

But that’s just the start of the spectacular lineup this week. LittleBigPlanet 3 hits PS4 and PS3 and introduces a cadre of new friends for Sackboy. Far Cry 4 opens the gates to a Himalayan open world oppressed by the rule of a psychopathic tyrant. And Dragon Age: Inquisition tells the sweeping story of a hero cursed by dangerous magic.

For the full list of games coming to PlayStation this week, read on. And enjoy the Drop!

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Escape Dead Island
Far Cry 4
Grand Theft Auto V
Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F 2nd
The Jackbox Party Pack
LittleBigPlanet 3
Monopoly Family Fun Pack
MXGP The Official Motocross Videogame
Never Alone
Rabbids Invasion
Rollers of the Realm
Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops
WWE 2K15

New PlayStation Games This Week

Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom
PS3, PS Vita — Digital, Retail
What time is it? It’s time to join Finn (the human) and his best bro Jake (the shape shifting dog) on an original heroic adventure through the mysterious Nameless Kingdom. Go on epic quests, solve challenging puzzles, and uncover hidden secrets.
Dragon Age: Inquisition
PS4, PS3 — Digital, Retail
A cataclysmic event plunges the land of Thedas into turmoil. Dragons darken the sky, casting a shadow of terror over a once-peaceful kingdom. Mages break into all-out war against the oppressive Templars. Nations rise against one another. It falls to you and your party of legendary heroes to restore order as you lead the Inquisition, hunting down the agents of chaos.
Escape Dead Island
PS3 — Digital, Retail
Escape Dead Island is a survival mystery adventure that follows Cliff Calo, who sets sail to document the unexplained events on Banoi. Arriving on the island of Narapela, he finds that not everything is as it seems. This title lets players delve into the Dead Island universe and unravel the origins of the zombie outbreak.
Far Cry 4
PS4, PS3 — Digital, Retail
In Far Cry 4, players find themselves in Kyrat, a breathtaking, perilous, and wild region of the Himalayas struggling under the regime of a despotic, self-appointed king. Using a vast array of weapons, vehicles, and animals, players will write their own story across an exotic open-world landscape.
Grand Theft Auto V
PS4 — Digital, Retail
When a young street hustler, a retired bank robber, and a terrifying psychopath find themselves entangled with some of the most frightening and deranged elements of the criminal underworld, the U.S. government and the entertainment industry, they must pull off a series of dangerous heists to survive in a ruthless city in which they can trust nobody, least of all each other.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd
PS3, PS Vita — Digital, Retail
Hatsune Miku, the world’s most famous virtual singer, returns in an all-new rhythm video game featuring the best new music and classic tracks reborn. Tap and hold the buttons, and scratch to the beat as you play through 40 addicting songs and four expansive difficulty settings that will keep you coming back for more.
The Jackbox Party Pack
PS4, PS3 — Digital
For 1-100 players! Your phones or tablets are your controllers! The team behind You Don’t Know Jack presents 5 guffaw-inducing party games in one pack. Players play using their phones, tablets, or even computers as controllers — making it the perfect entertainment piece for your next game night or party.
PSone Classic — Digital
Become the king of the ring as you fight 14 different martial arts experts. Use crushing punches, kicks, and special moves to come out on top.
LittleBigPlanet 3
PS4, PS3 — Digital, Retail
Sackboy is back — and he’s bringing new friends Get ready for an all-new LittleBigPlanet experience as Sackboy teams up with his friends in his biggest, hand-crafted adventure yet! Three all-new playable heroes will completely change the way you play. Bound over walls as the quick and agile Oddsock! Glide through the skies as the majestic Swoop! Switch the size of Toggle to play as a large, heavy strongman or a small, light speedster!
Monopoly Family Fun Pack
PS4 — Digital, Retail
A new era of Monopoly for home consoles! The Monopoly Family Fun Pack gathers 3 Monopoly games: Monopoly PLUS, and Monopoly Deal — a fast-paced and addictive Monopoly card-game. Enjoy the classic Monopoly in new fun ways, with your friends and people all around the world!
MXGP The Official Motocross Videogame
PS4, PS Vita — Digital (PS4 Ver. at Retail)
The official Motocross is back! Put yourself to the test, racing in two MXGP championships with all the riders and bikes from the MX1 and MX2 categories! Take up the challenge from the promising young MX2 riders and the MX1 champions, and join them on the tracks! Race in the official events, faithfully reproduced for the first time in a Motocross game, with four brand new PS4 exclusive tracks.
Never Alone
PS4 — Digital
Never Alone is an atmospheric puzzle platformer for one or two players, built in partnership with the Alaska Native community. It delves deeply into the traditional lore of the Iñupiat people of Alaska to present a unique game experience.
Rabbids Invasion
PS4 — Digital
Rabbids Invasion, the kids’ hit animated TV show, is now on PS4. With motion gameplay, kids can now play in their living room with a selection of episodes from the TV show. Through fun, silly challenges, players have an outrageous time with family and friends and experience the Rabbids Invasion TV show in a brand new way.
Rollers of the Realm
PS4, PS Vita — Digital (Cross Buy)
Imagined and brought to life by indie developer Phantom Compass, Rollers of the Realm is set in an era of medieval lands, corrupt kings, and castles of yore with a twist: bounce on and attack enemies as a pinball! Your characters are the balls — meeting new characters will unlock new sets of equipment and abilities. Follow the story of the young Rogue and her Dog in this fully-voiced RPG that’s brimming with live environments and interactive puzzles.
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops
PS4 — Digital (Three Way Cross Buy with PS3, Vita)
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops is an epic, bite-sized arcade shooter, filled to the brim with action-packed mini maps of mayhem! Take control of your tiny troopers as you battle evil adversaries from around the world with a multitude of weapons. Recruit specialist mercenaries such as Medics, Machine Gunners and the Elite Delta Force to subdue enemy insurgents!
WWE 2K15
PS4 — Digital, Retail
WWE 2K15 will usher in a new era of WWE video games and deliver the gaming experience that fans have sought for generations. With a focus on core gameplay, visual and audio improvements, and new game modes, WWE 2K15 delivers the most authentic and action-packed WWE video game experience to date.

Demos and Betas

Defense Grid 2 — PS4 Trial
Far Cry 4 — PS4 Trial, PS3 Demo
The Jackbox Party Pack — PS4 Trial, PS3 Trial
Rabbid Invasion — PS4 Trial
Rollers of the Realm — PS4 Trial, PS Vita Trial

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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  • lots of games this week!

  • Hyped for Tuesday, picking up Hatsune Miku for both PS3 and Vita.

  • WWE and Dragon Age for me!

  • Please do a ps classic games sale:
    Coolboaders and blood omen

    And please add these games to the ps classic section:
    – THPS games and underground 1 & 2
    – Matt Hoffman 1 & 2
    – Kelly Slater´s pro surfer
    – Test Drive games
    – Gran Turismo games

  • TBH I don’t know why I check these for Planetside 2 anymore, i guess our Q2 2014 game will never come. :(

  • =o
    Wow, a good list of titles coming out this week.

    Other than that, also picking up Project Diva F 2nd, even the image that represents it makes it a bit hilarious, lol. X3

  • On another note, I started to preload GTA but it didn’t download the whole thing. Do I have to start GTA and then wait 3-4 hours to actually play? I was planning on playing before work but I won’t have time now.

  • 57. I think you should maybe Re-DL it if it doesn’t DL fully, though you can’t actually really play it until 9PMPST/12AM EST. That’s how the Day 1 Digital titles work I guess.

  • If It wasn’t for having to buy Christmas presents I would be getting Hatsune Miku Project Diva 2nd the first day it came out.

  • Ugh, too many games!!! Between GTAV, LBP3, Dragon Age, and Persona Q coming later in the month for my 3ds, I’ll be booked solid for the next couple of months at least.

  • So from this it looks like Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom is coming to Vita retail along with the planned digital. Is this actually true (I’m much more interested in buying games in retail version)?

  • Theirs three games I want from this list.and its just on this list alone! Next year would be the day of video games thanks to all those delays lol.

  • Any news on that Freedom wars vita theme? I saw the Uncharted one came out last i checked but no freedom wars one yet.

  • Omgz Nov. 18 is gonna be special for me because I can’t hardly wait to pick up my preorder of Project Diva f 2nd game for Vita! My wallet is ready and I’m gonna master this amazing awesome game! I’m hoping to get the PS3 version during the Black Friday sale if it isn’t gone yet.

  • Gamestop says there will be a physical version for Rabbids Invasion on their website, is that true?

  • I’m really interested in Little Big Planet 3, but still haven’t been able to find out if PS3 and PS4 players can co-op together. Can anyone confirm?

  • Well, I preordered WWE 2k15 for my son’s birthday, and Dragon Age is a must buy. I will probably pick up Far Cry 4 when the price drops a little later. The one that intrigues me is Rollers of the Realm. If the price is right, I’ll pick that up this week, as well. So many cool games this week!

  • So glad I started Gamefly, most of these titles are listed to rent, since PSN is a horrible service.

    Going to try Freedom Wars though, already, since it must not have been as good as the Hype.

    Will still be watching for sales to get use out of my useless PS Plus membership.

    If not , oh well.

  • A Sony game, LBP3 is releasing this week, and there is Dragon Age, Fry Cry, and a few other top nothc games this week.

    Strange you should pick a port of a PS3 game from last year to highlight with the drop for this week. Weird.

  • Don’t know about everyone else but I guess I’m the only going with the absolutely amazing “LittleKIDSGame”. Swriously, I’ve wanted LittleBigPlanet 3 on PS4 since they announced it so, LBP 3 for PS4 on Tuesday, and then Super Smash Bros Wii U on Friday for the Wii U. Good week in gaming overall. I think it was a bad move to launch GTA V and LBP 3 on the same day though Sony. LBP is gonna end up buried so hopefully your royalties for GTA V are gonna pay off.

  • Got lbp 3 For ps4 preordered at gamestop cant wait to play with my sons im sure my youngest is gonna love the plush! I already own gta5 on ps3 Might pick up ps4 version eventually, definitely getting dragon age and far cry 4 during holidayslo. the ps4 is great glad theres finally **** coming out to play on it!!

  • so many games coming out this week and yet so lil money DX

  • Big Week

  • I’ll be getting DA on Tuesday. But I’m sure I’ll get LBP and FC4 soon. I’ve been really interested in Rollers of the Realm. Looking forward to trying that out. Glad there’s a demo for it!

  • Surprised to see Castlevania: SotN, Legacy of Kain, Metal Gear Solid and Crash not working as PS1 Classics for the Vita. Will this ever be fixed?

  • God, I need Inquisition!! Used to play DA a lot in 360, when I had it. Wish I had the whole trilogy in PS3 now, and wish there were DA discounts this Tuesday!!

  • I can’t wait to play Dragon Age Inquisition, GTAV, and Far Cary 4! My most anticipated games for this year. I have a bad feeling my love life is gonna take some hits too lol

  • I must have misread – SotN works with Vita..

  • Most epic launch day of the year. Too bad I’m broke.

  • What about LittleBigPlanet 3? It also release this week.

  • Sorry I just saw it

  • Well, I’m already a starving college student, so I guess it won’t be too bad to starve for another week. Too many games!

  • LBP3! Can’t wait to collect my prize bubbles! If anyone needs a LBP3 partner for PS4 hit me up! I will also be buying the indie game Never Alone, can’t wait. Dragon Age will be happening just as soon as I have had my fill of some sack boy joy! I also feel as though I must try that monopoly game I actually enjoyed playing Uno online lol

    Good games and let the Good times begin!

  • Any chance of the LBP3 demo that’s been in Retailers being made available? I won’t be able to properly enjoy the game for a while, so I wouldn’t mind replaying those two great levels to tide me over.

  • Mikuuuuuuuuuuuuuu I cannot wait!!! Project Diva 2 is really the only game I’m excited about this week. Got both the PS3 version and Vita one on preorder! :) Might pick up LBP3 if the reviews are favorable.

  • This says that Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom will have a retail version but I read on sure of the credibility) that it was coming exclusively on the PS Store. I checked gameStop’s website and there’s no listing for a physical vita or PS3 version. Is it possible that you can clear this up?

  • Left my PS4 on Rest mode for GTAV preload. Hope it’s started as well.

  • Far cry 4 can’t wait

  • Defense Grid 2 — PS4 Trial
    Far Cry 4 — PS4 Trial, PS3 Demo
    The Jackbox Party Pack — PS4 Trial, PS3 Trial
    Rabbid Invasion — PS4 Trial
    Rollers of the Realm — PS4 Trial, PS Vita Trial

    wow thanks :)

  • Can’t wait for GTA5!!!!!!

  • Here’s hoping that Rabbids game can detect children, unlike Just Dance 2014 and Just Dance 2015. And, what’s with the lag Ubisoft? And, no I’m not turning off internet capabilities of the PS4 just so Just Dance 2015 doesn’t skip/freeze/lag.

    GTA V! Glad I waited a year…

  • How about some ps1 CLASSICS.

    suikoden 2
    Saga frontier
    Jade cocoon
    Vandal hearts 1 And 2
    Mega man legends 1 and 2
    Die hard trilogy

  • #Suikoden2onPSStore

  • LBP3 on PS4! XD

  • Too bad LBP 3 is not on TOP of the List ;\ and from looks its not even pushed as a TOP PlayStation Exclusive.
    Such an underrated series. I guess LBP 3 will sell less copies than previous titles ;( Too bad though.

  • Wow, that’s a lot of gaming in one week! Either go to work with zero hours of sleep or call out sick!

  • I’ve never played LittleBigPlanet, but will LittleBigPlanet 3 be cross-buy across PS3 and PS4? That would be great so I could buy it on PS3 now and it would carry over with upgraded visuals for whenever I might get a PS4. Otherwise I guess I’ll start with LBP2 or LBP PS Vita.

    And I think LittleBigPlanet 3 should have been the highlight this week. It’s a SCE game and this is a SCE PS Blog and GTA V already has plenty of coverage and not to mention it’s a re-release.

  • Lots of great games here, but perhaps equally noteworthy is the number of new demos this week!

    GTA V: Lots of people are uninterested in paying full price on PS4 after doing so on PS3. Well, Target has a deal this week for you. Trade in GTA V on PS3 and get $30 off the PS4 version. Pretty much what people are asking for around here. Yeah, it’s not digital. But maybe some people will be happy with deals like that. (All companies involved will make money regardless of which version you buy.)

  • I cannot wait for You Don’t Know Jack again! I loved that game since the good ol’ PC days! Is this a cross-buy for my PS3 and PS4? Otherwise its going to be a tough call….or I’ll just have to buy it twice :)

  • I have had to prioritize, in order, just to deal with the mass amount of fun coming out this week that I can’t do all at once. Being a huge Far Cry fan, that’s the one I am getting tomorrow first. I played hours and hours of GTA 5 on PS3, non-regrettably, and I think I am most excited about the first-person perspective being added in.. I mean, that’s just awesome, and for me was totally unexpected . That’s game two, after I beat Farcry 4. Does anyone know if there will be an upgrade for Farcry 4 for buying it on PS3, like there was for Destiny? Game 3 from this week may be Dragon Age: Inquisition, if it’s really as awesome as it looks.

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