All sorts of PS3 games and demos dominate this week's additions to PSN. There's digital downloads of God of War: Origins and Bulletstorm, demos of Ace Combat: Assault Horizon and FIFA Soccer 12 can be tried out, and From Dust and Renegade Ops make their debut. Also of note is Capcom's Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness fighter is on sale as a PSone Import.
PlayStation Network Downloads and Demos
- Bulletstorm follows the trials of Dead Echo, a mercenary group sent to a planet infested with flesh-eating creatures. As Grayson Hunt, you must help your group get off the planet and get revenge on the bloke who sent you there in the first place. Players get to wield a variety of large guns and use these weapons in conjuction with over-the-top combat maneuvers to pull off skillshots. Also features multiplayer play. Check out this outrageous FPS for $39.99.
- God of War: Origins contains HD remasters of God of War: Chains of Olympus and God of War: Ghost of Sparta. Both games are presented in 720p and are compatible with 3D televisions. Play these PSP games on your TV screen for $39.99.
- From Dust lets players take the role of a god who helps a tribe migrate to safety by manipulating the environment. Break open lakes, dig craters, and get some lava flowing to get this tribe to safety. Try out a demo or purchase for $14.99.
- Ferrari: The Race Experience presents 34 different Ferrari vehicles to be raced across 17 racetracks. Come out on top in the three-tier Career mode then race against up to 15 other players in online multiplayer compettions. Race in these first-class cars for $14.99.
- Sega's Renegade Ops is a top-down vehicular shooter where the objective is to destroy the forces of Inferno. By using a selection of land-based vehicles and helicopter, you'll drive and shoot down Inferno's many weapons that are hidden in a jungle. Play the demo or pick up the full game for $14.99.
- Elemental Monster: Online Card Game lets PS3 users build card decks to take on computer and human opponents all over the world. Monsters can perform one of two attacks or recalled to summon a different monster in case of danger. Single player lasts around 10 hours while multiplayer utilizes a "pay-per-play" system for some online battles. The base game is worth $0.99 and requires the purchase of booster packs.
- The Ace Combat: Assault Horizon demo presents one of the series' major additions: helicopters. Helicopters serve as low-altitude airborne vehicles that are meant to take down targets on the ground.
- Soccer fans, you have two demos to try out this week. The Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 demo lets players try out the new Teammate Control, Active AI, and Off the Ball Control features. FIFA Soccer 12's demo presents new Precision Dribbling, Tactical Defending, and ProPlayer intelligence. Try out both and see what you like.
PSone Imports and Classics
- Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness was one of Capcom's 2D fighters that barely had any presence in the United States. Pick one of six characters to pilot Cyberbots' 12 mechs then take on all challenges who get in your way. Worth $5.99 to download.
- Pong: The Next Level takes the classic game of Pong and adds 3D graphics, physics, and various obstacles to manage while playing. Try out this revamped take on one of the first video games ever made for $5.99.
- Nordcurrent does their interpretation of some classic arcade games with Arcade Essentials Evolution. Play games based on Asteroids, Frogger, Breakout, Centipede, and Lunar Lander. Play some classic arcade games on the go for $4.99.
- Dynasty Warriors 7 Assorted Packs ($2.99 - $4.99) - Costume pack, stage pack, weapon rank, and BGM packs for Dynasty Warriors 7.
- Dynasty Warriors Gundam 3 "Mobile Suit Pack 5" ($5.99) - Unlocks Seravee Gundam along with pilot Tieria Erde. Also includes "Mission Plan: Last Line of Defense" level.
- Elemental Monster: Online Card Game "Booster Boxes" ($4.99 each) - Seven booster packs.
- LittleBigPlanet 2 "Move Pack" ($9.99) - Allows PlayStation Move to be used in standard gameplay and in user-created levels. Also features a new "Rise of the Cakeling!" storyline campaign.
- Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes "I Am The Boss DLC" ($2.99) - Allows the game's four bosses to be used as playable characters.
- Motorstorm Apocalypse "Premiere Pack" ($1.49) - Adds two vehicles and six challenges to earn chips.
- No More Heroes: Heroes' Paradise "Bundle 2" ($1.49) - New motorbike and katana for Travis. Each item can also be purchased for $0.99.
- Red Dead Redemption "Myths and Legends" (free) - Fan-favorite characters are playable online and several locations are coverted for multiplayer.
- Section 8: Prejudice "Frontier Colonies Map Pack" ($3.99) - Adds Desolation and Overseer Maps.
- White Knight Chronicles 2 ($0.99 - $4.99) - 26 assorted download packs.