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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/18/2015

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 8/18/2015
The Drop

Can you handle the blistering heat from a plasma rifle? The howling screech of an insectoid army? The earth-shaking rattle of armored cyborgs? Prepare for the fight of your life, soldier! Helldivers Super-Earth Ultimate Edition is coming to PlayStation this week.

Super-Earth Ultimate Edition packs in the tremendous Helldivers experience along with all the DLC released thus far. In Helldivers, you and your fellow soldiers drop onto enemy planets to distribute sweet, sweet freedom in the form of high-caliber rounds. Brutal challenges and hilarious misadventures await in this intense, top-down shooter from the team at Arrowhead Games. If you haven’t sampled this dynamic war for democracy yet, now’s your best chance.

And that’s just the start! Curses ‘N Chaos brings old-school brawling to PS4 and PS Vita, alongside the action-packed and chilling stories of Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PS Vita. There’s a little something for everyone this week!

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

New Releases: August 18th, 2015
Adventures of Pip
PS4 — Digital

Adventures of Pip
Adventures of Pip revitalizes the classic side-scrolling action platform genre. Pip — the ultimate digital underdog — is a lowly single pixel in a 32-bit world who proves that you can’t judge a hero by the fidelity of his shaders.

Arcade Archives Bomb Jack
PS4 — Digital

Arcade Archives Bomb Jack
Bomb Jack is an action game that was released by Tehkan (Koei Tecmo Games) in 1984.
Players control Jack, a superhero who can leap and glide to collect all the bombs in the game’s stages.

The Bridge
PS4, PS3, PS Vita — Digital (Three Way Cross Buy)

The Bridge
The Bridge is a 2D logic puzzle game that forces the player to reevaluate their preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures.

Color Guardians Demo
PS4 — Digital

Color Guardians
An action-packed game with a whole spectrum of tricky obstacles, vibrant worlds, and dangerous hazards! Enjoy a new adventure across over 70 levels on both PS4 and PS Vita, and swap your own colors as you try to restore life to the world.

Curses ‘N Chaos
PS4, PS Vita — Digital (Cross Buy)

Curses 'N Chaos
In this 2D Arena-Brawler world, there is only one law: fight or die! The Wizard King has cursed Lea and Leo, the fiercest fighters in the land! Now living under the shadow of death, they’re hounded by ghouls and hunted by the grim reaper itself!

Dungeon Travelers 2: The Royal Library & The Monster Seal
PS Vita — Digital, Retail

Dungeon Travelers 2

The kingdom of Romulea is overrun by monsters! You are Fried, an adventurer tasked by the Royal Library to stop these monsters. Traveling through dungeons alone is no fun, so make sure to recruit from the 16 different heroines willing to join you on your quest!

Giana Sisters: Dream Runners
PS4 — Digital (Out 8/19)

Giana Sisters: Dream Runners
Run and jump, dash and smash, daze and teleport, morph and cannon… oh you get the idea: mess with your opponents! The game pits up to four players (or AI opponents) against each other in local and online competition.

Helldivers Super-Earth Ultimate Edition
PS4, PS3, PS Vita — Retail, Digital

Helldivers Super-Earth Ultimate Edition
The Super-Earth Ultimate Edition includes the full game, Masters Of The Galaxy and Turning Up The Heat expansions, 11 DLC packs, a bonus weapons pack, and a PS4 Dynamic Theme. This is a hardcore, cooperative, twin stick shooter from the creators of Magicka.

Pure Hold ‘Em
PS4 — Digital

Pure Hold'Em

Starting at the Jokers table on the floor of the vibrant casino work your way up to the esteemed Aces and Masters tables in the VIP penthouse. Buy your way into a game with earned credits, play your blinds, or go all in — whatever it takes to steal the pot and win the game.

The Quiet Collection
PS Vita — Digital

The Quiet Collection

The Quiet Collection — classic, lighthearted adventure game fun. Explore, interact with your environment, and solve puzzles in this bundle of four old-school adventure games: Quiet, Please!, Quiet Christmas, Vacation Vexation, and Candy, Please!

Resident Evil Revelations 2
PS Vita — Digital

Resident Evil Revelations 2
Resident Evil Revelations 2 for PS Vita gives you full access to all story episodes and a ton of DLC content all at an incredible value that includes extra episode 1 and 2, alongside bonus costumes.

Volume
PS4 — Digital

Volume
An arsenal of gadgets await discovery in a quest to rob from the rich and give to the unheard. Sneaking, distracting, avoiding. Locksley is never seen, and seldom heard. As he grows in popularity and notoriety, so will his inventory.

Zombi
PS4 — Digital

Zombi
Casting players as (a series of) survivors fighting to stay alive in a zombie-infested London, Zombi puts an emphasis on self-preservation, pushing players to distract or avoid zombies rather than confronting them directly.

Coming to PS Music
  • Radkey – Dark Black Makeup
  • The Bohicas – The Making Of
  • Disturbed – Immortalized
Coming to PS Video
  • WWE: Battleground 2015
  • Homeland | Season 4
  • Fear the Walking Dead

The information above is subject to change without notice.

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  • Great layout and the pictures! I preordered Dungeon travelers 2 on a whim, played the demo a bit. Never really played a dungeon crawler so I’m trying to force myself into it. I enjoyed the characters in the demo. Hopefully it’s worth it.

  • Wow… an update for Helldivers is bigger than Resident Evil Revelations 2 coming to Vita? Really Sony? I loved Helldivers as much as the next guy, but seriously?

    An awesome week of games all the same. Hopefully Rev2 is actually good on Vita, there’s been NOTHING about the game and now it’s out in a couple of days. That’s very concerning.

    I’m not sure I really believe Gio when he says Vita is his favourite platform. Most of the #buildingthelist games are PS4 titles and there’s barely anything 3PP are doing specifically for Vita. Hopefully PSX Changes this, but it’s been pretty disappointing honestly.

  • That’s funny! I have The Bridge on Steam (quite enjoyable) and always imagined it on PS (especially Vita) but never saw a release announcement. Cool that it’s coming out!

  • The big one for me this week is Resident Evil Revelations 2. I just have to delete stuff from my Vita’s 64gb card to make room for the game. I agree that a physical cartridge would have been awesome but seeing as this is the first major game in ages to come out on the Vita I will buy it immediately to show support and hope at the least RE4 and RE Revelations 1 might be brought over. C’mon Sony and Capcom I’m not a horror fan but if you make it on the Vita we will buy just to have another game. I’m buying Lego superhero games just to have something to play. I re buy Telltale games for something to play. This year my game buying is down since I have not jumped to a pS4 yet but on the Vita I keep buying. And I know I’m not alone.

  • Does anybody have any clue what’s the price tag is going to be for zombie? Because I’m definitely not spending 40 or $30 for a five-year-old game

  • Any Import games coming up? Also, I’m wondering if you guys could start listing demos again.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 for me. Other than that there are some great looking indies out this week.

  • Thanks for the new look, its way easier to match the game title, pic and details for each, by far a better format……. Great job guys, keep up the good work!!!

  • Just Helldivers Retail copy for me next week. Then Dishonored, Until Dawn, MGS 5, Mad Max and Tearaway all retail in the next few weeks.

    Will ignore Zombi. Got it on the wiiu. The omission of the second screen makes it an unacceptable no effort, quick cash in, lazy port. Not even an App or vita support for a second screen was even attempted so i’ll dismiss it as the lazy port that it is.

    My .02

  • so thats it huh? nobody questions why spacehulk was promised last tuesday and just vanishes. okay i see. no one gives a F!@#.

  • Really excited for Pure Hold’em. Have been looking forward to playing next-gen poker since they revealed it this spring–the release came out of nowhere!

  • how much for Pure Hold ‘Em? will be nice having a poker game… will wait for a price drop on helldivers

  • @62

    I saw on anther site Pure Hold’em was $19.99 for the XBO. I’m assuming it will be the same price for us. Little more than I was expecting but if it plays well it will definitely be worth it. Maybe we will get a PS plus discount with it if lucky.

  • Can we get more demos for the PS3? I would really like to see some more 99 cent flash sales too. Journey? Flower? Resident Evil HD? Cubixx HD?

  • Great Work with the new design.

    Kudos.

  • Nothing of interest except for Zombi. I thought that looked interesting on the Wii-U. Enough with the 8-bit games already and lower the price of the arcade classics. MAME is FREE… just saying.

  • Adventures of Pip looks really cool :D! Excellent Drop!

  • FINALLY a Good Week for the BEST Mobile device out there aka PS VITA !
    Resident evil 2, Helldivers and Volume!!! Hands down the best week for the vita this year, but still hope to see more support From Sony in the upcoming weeks.. Anyway thanks to the devs for the ps vita support!!!

  • Is that Zombi supposed to be that joke of a game zombi u?…I’ve read somewhere that it was going multiplat…LMAO.

    BTW good job with the new format…still think the old one was better but whatever this one looks good too.

  • Are you still avioding the question about a pricetag on Zombi?
    It’s not like you guys don’t know it….. Why the cover up?

    Price on Zombi?

  • Where is Axiom Verge and Pier Solar for the Vita?

    • Man that is a million dollar question… However this “blog” is not a Good place to ask questions about ps vita, if you need info about upcomming games go to ThevitaLounge, those guys really love the ps vita so check it!
      Also about Axion Verge i thing is “on ice” like the ps vita version of Galak z

  • Any details on the prices of Pure Hold ‘Em and Zombi?

  • For those asking about the price of Zombi releasing on PSN tomorrow. The guy in this video posted today from Ubisoft Australia says it’s about $29.95 AUD which equals about $22 USD so my guess would be it will cost $20. https://youtu.be/JPXxXI2sjDU?t=3m20s

  • I’ll agree your format is an improvement, however it looks like another weak update imo
    I mean really over the past few months what has there really been aside from remasters, ports and low budget Indies?
    It’s a sad day when all i really anticipate is a $20 game (Yu-gi-oh)
    Sure Prototype 1&2 a few weeks ago on PS4 as a bundle, last week as 2 stand alone titles for some odd reason.
    I’d like to see more RPG’s even if they are remasters, ports or low budget Indies.

  • Don’t change this format!! This is PERFECTION!!

  • Zombi looks to be $19.99 or less.

  • Really on fence about buying RE Revelations 2 digital since i’d really like a physical copy and im kinda low on room and Play Asia has it for 32.99 and is also Multi-Language

  • hi! question: the resident evil revelations for ps vita is Multi-Language? i cant wait for buy but im latino……

  • Why isn’t Zombi in the store yet? Xbox had it at10 pm last night.

  • Love this look for the drop

  • You guys should be ashamed of that resident evil port…I mean congrats on getting it on there, bare minimum and all, but good lord…you could have at least made it cross buy so I didn’t feel like you were robbing me. I got RE4 on iOS for 99¢ and it looks and plays better. Just pitiful…

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