Lots to see and play from the PlayStation Network this week. For PS3 users, there's Resident Evil 4 HD, Burnout CRASH!, a digital version of Saints Row 2, and the NBA 2K12 demo. PSP owners can get their hands on Shin Megami Tensei Persona 2: Innocent Sin and indie platformer Edge.
PlayStation Network Downloads and Demos
- Open-world shooter Saints Row 2 takes place a few years after the original Saints Row with new gangs starting to show up in Stilwater. Not only that, the Saints must release the Ultor corporation's grip on the city. Cause some mayhem for $19.99.
- Resident Evil 4 HD makes its high definition debut today. Leon Kennedy is sent to Europe on a mission to rescue Ashley Graham, the President's daughter, from crazed cultists. However, Leon discovers Ashley has been infected by a parasite that could spread across the United States upon her return so he must find a cure. Revisit this critically acclaimed Resident Evil entry for $19.99.
- Burnout CRASH! is quite different than your typical Burnout outing. In this top-down racer, you must cause the biggest pile-up you can possibly can by any means. CRASH! offers three different modes and 16 intersections to do your wrecking in. Create some big auto wreckages for $9.99 or try out a demo beforehand.
- Cubixx HD is a puzzle game where a laser is used to cut pieces of a cube to free energy contained within the block. You are given a better score if you cut for long periods of time and cross into other surfaces. Also supports leaderboards. Chop some blocks for $9.99.
- For those who like shooting hoops, try out the NBA 2K12 demo today. The demo lets players experience the revamped physics and smarter A.I. in a match between the Heat and the Mavericks.
- Sega fans should be familiar with Altered Beast. In this beat 'em up, you must save Zeus' daughter Athena from the clutches of the evil god Neff. Your hero can grab orbs to transform into one of several beings to increase their attack power. Play this classic arcade game for $4.99.
- Disney's Bolt is based on the animated film of the same name. Bolt takes place in fictional TV universe where Bolt and Penny must stop the plans of the evil Dr. Calico. Worth $19.99 to purchase.
PSP Games and minis
- In Shin Megami Tensei Persona 2: Innocent Sin, rumors that have been spreading around Sumaru City are actually coming true. A group of students are trailing a being known as the Jester, who may be behind the strange happenings. Jester apparently has a connection with some of these teens but leaves it up to them to figure out the link. Play this remake of Persona 2 for $39.99. Physical copies include a bonus soundtrack CD.
- Edge is a simple platformer game where you must guide a rolling cube to a goal. The cube itself can't jump but can roll up walls within its height. Worth $4.99 to purchase.
- The Baconing "Roesha character" ($0.99) - A partner character who wields a gun and is capable of firing healing shots at DeathSpank.
- Disgaea 4 "Hi-Res Asagi" (Free) - Asagi with a hi-def sprite.
- F1 2011 "VIP Pass" ($9.99) - Enable multiplayer modes.
- Fallout: New Vegas "Lonesome Road" ($9.99) - The original Courier Six is willing to disclose why he did not deliver the Platinum Chip but only if you make a trip through the Divide. Players are forced to go through the Divide without any companion characters.
- Skydrift "Extreme Fighters Premium Airplane Pack" ($1.49) - Adds three powerful planes.
- Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition "Unlock Gill" ($0.99) - A key to immediately unlock Gill without needing to beat the game with every character.