Hello all. Today is the day that minis arrive on PS3! Since 1st October the minis range has been ever expanding and includes everything from addictive puzzle games, super sports games, retro arcade titles and many more. These bite-size games are the ideal companion for your PSP and now, PS3 owners can enjoy these bite-sized downloadable games in the comfort of their living room. One purchase will allow you to the download to both your PSP and PS3, giving you the option to play whenever and wherever you like. If you only have a PSP or PS3 you can still download these games and play them of the system of your choice!
Please note that for minis to work on PS3 you must have Firmware 3.15 installed on your PS3. 3.15 is not a compulsory update so please make sure you update your PS3 to ensure that minis will work on PS3. For more information on how to update click here.
New titles are added to the minis category every Store publish but the current list of minis titles available to play as of today on your PSP and now PS3 is:
Circles, Circles, Circles
Dracula – Undead Awakening
Heracles Chariot Racing
Hero of Sparta
Mahjongg Artifacts: Chapter 2
Red Bull X-Fighters
Spot the Differences!
Yummy Yummy Cooking Jam
Those who have already bought a minis title for PSP and want to get it on PS3 can simply go to the download list in the PlayStation Store on PS3 and download it again for free. The game will then work on your PS3 as well. Please note that Tetris is not compatible to play on PS3. This titles will remain PSP only.
There have been some great new minis titles that have launched recently and I wanted to take this opportunity to share them with you, as well as some classics from the minis category:
Route 66 – Releasing today
Single player hidden object game where you play a female biker and her father travelling the historic sites of the famous Route 66 in the United States of America.
Pachisi – Releasing today
Pachisi is a turn based game played on a board shaped like a symmetrical cross. A player’s pieces move around the board based upon a throw of ‘Passa,’ a rectangular dice.
Blast Off is an interstellar arcade game featuring gravity fields, lost astronauts and bizarre planetary systems. Use your rocket ship to rescue astronauts and carry them through the warpgate to safety. But be careful! The ever-present force of gravity can help you on your journey, but can also bring you crashing down.
Dracula – Undead Awakening
Are you a Vampire Hunter? Are you ready to battle legions of undead foes including zombies, ghouls, werewolves and more?
Kick back and get ready to experience this new jewel in the classic ‘Match Three’ tradition. Make fantastic combinations organising and regrouping jewels of the same colour, setting off multiple explosions and chain reactions, and even clear the screen when you get the right jewel in the right place at the right time. You can also use magic items to get more powerful explosions.
Echoes is an action puzzle game in which players collect crystals within many surreal, artistic worlds. As each crystal is collected, an enemy called an Echo will spawn. Echoes are translucent versions of the player’s hat icon, and they will walk the exact same path the hat walked between collecting crystals. The goal is to successfully complete the level by collecting all the crystals.
Grab a club, take a swing and pray for a birdie in Let’s Golf! Discover a fun-filled experience accessible to anyone. Choose from 4 customizable characters and challenge 63 holes in 4 beautiful locations in full 3D: Fiji Beach, American Mountains, English Countryside and Scottish Lochs. Have even more fun by playing hot seat multiplayer with friends (on the same PSP and PS3 system) to see who’s the best!
Tasty time-management best-seller Stand O’Food comes minis! Making variety of appetizing burgers requires attention to detail, strategic thinking and of course some cooking talent! Game features: 2 gameplay modes: Quest and Lunch Rush More than 100 levels 80+ sandwiches to create Close to 20 upgrades to purchase
Play 500 grids crossword puzzles from Telegraph on your PSP and PS3 like you’ve never played them before! The handy interface transfigures the classic pen-and-paper experience. The progressive difficulty, along with interactive feedbacks and hints, scales the challenge to your skills and mood.
Beam ‘Em Up
A downloadable action/puzzle game for PSP and PS3 in which the player is cast in the role of a space scientist, piloting a spaceship with the goal of acquiring and collecting alien specimens from various planets and environments. Beam ‘Em Up is homage to the classic era of videogames, 2D physics system, fun action and collection mechanics, revisited with contemporary look and feel.
Kahoots! Kahoots! They’re marching in their boots, they walk along the routes you make. Drag the blocks that form the floor, get them to the exit door, help all the Kahoots escape.
Descend into the world of Fieldrunners, the most anticipated and visually stunning game in mobile Tower Defense history! Defend and control the field using a diverse selection of upgradeable towers in a limitless adventure, using a wide array of tactics and strategies against countless waves of unique land and air combatants! Hours of entertainment and replayable challenges!
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Enjoy your minis!