PSN Store Update: 29/08/12

It’s been a few rough weeks for the European PlayStation Network Store. Dyad still hasn’t made an appearance, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was released everywhere except the EU PS Store and now the third episode of The Walking Dead is up on every store and platform around the world except the European PlayStation Store. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD also seems to be absent from this week’s store update, despite appearing on the US PSN Store yesterday. Tony Hawk is skating on to the store, apparently – see below.

We’re not sure what’s going on but customers are loudly complaining, not always in the most reasonable manner or in the right direction, but the displeasure is growing. It’d be nice to see SCEE take this issue in hand and do whatever it takes to make it go away.

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Right, enough of that negativity, let’s have a look at the goodies you can grab from the store today.

There’s a new Move party game being released. It’s called Lights, Camera, Party! and it’s built on the Unreal Engine. Basically, it’s a collection of family-friendly mini games set in a wacky gameshow. Looks like a bit of fun and the kids will probably love it.

There’s also the Trial & Unlock for Rock Band Blitz, the Mass Effect 3 Leviathan DLC and the final demo of PES 2013. The Vita has nothing this week.

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Dungeon Twister (Trial & Unlock)
Two teams of adventurers with supernatural powers are locked up in the same dungeon. Only one team can walk out. Yours? Choose to flee or to fight…
Price: £7.99/€9.99/AU$15.95
PEGI: 12
Availability: All

Anomaly Warzone Earth (Trial & Unlock)
Challenging, thrilling and only one of its kind Tower Offense game – the mix of action and strategy Anomaly Warzone Earth comes to PlayStation Store with PS3 exclusive Local Co-op mode!
Price: £7.29/€8.99/AU$14.45
PEGI: 12
Availability: Not available in BE, DN FI, NL, NO, PT, SW

Lights, Camera, Party! (Trial & Unlock, PS Move Required)
Feed pizza to an angry dinosaur, throw bananas at a sleeping crowd of monkeys, blast cow-stealing UFOs, jump over a kiddie pool full of hungry sharks and obliterate candy-filled piñatas. All this and so much more in this unique, fast-paced, motion-controlled, insanely hilarious multiplayer party game for up to 8 simultaneous players!
Price: £23.99/€29.99 – 50% off for PS Plus
PEGI: 12
Availability: Not available in AU, NZ

Rock Band Blitz (Trial & Unlock)
Rock Band Blitz brings the excitement of a full band into your hands, transforming classic Rock Band gameplay into an addictive, single player controller-based experience! Compete with friends on 20+ new tracks, also instantly playable in Rock Band 3. Rock Band Blitz is compatible with 2,400+ songs in the Rock Band library.
Price: £8.79/€10.99/AU$17.45
PEGI: 12
Availability: Not available in BU, CR, CZ, GR, HU, IN, IS, KU, LI, PL, QT, RU, SA, SL, ZA, UA

[/accordion] [accordion title=”PS3 Demos”] PES 2013
Get your hands on the most up-to-date demo for PES2013. PES Full Control system is further enhanced and ProActive AI made more intelligent, including better decisions by refs and team mates. This new version includes improvements made following fan feedback, finely tuned gameplay and for the first time the new Performance Training mode.
PEGI: 3
Availability: All

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European Plane Pack (£7.99/€9.99/AU$15.95)
Availability: Not available in AU, BE, DN, FI, LU, NL, NO, PO, RU, SW, SZ, UKR
Mass Effect 3
Mass Effect 3 – Leviathan
Prices: £7.99/€9.99/AU$15.95
Availability: All
Max Payne 3
Disorganised Crime Pack
Prices: Free
Availability: All

Rock Band Network
Discord (The Living Tombstone Remix) (£0.59/€0.79/AU$1.30)
In The Wake Of Evolution (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
Moments Of Clarity (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
Radiant Light (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
The Thief In The Night – Part II (£0.59/€0.79/AU$1.30)
Availability: AU,AT,BL,DK,FI,FR,DE,IL,IT,NL,NZ,NO,PT,SA,ES,SE,CH and UK only.
Saint Seiya – Sanctuary Battle
Full Set (£15.99/€19.99/AU$29.95)
Libra Dohko (£3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45)
Odin Robe Seiya (£3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45)
Seadragon Kanon (£3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45)
Siren Sorrento (£3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45)
Unicorn Jabu (£3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45)
Wyvern Rhadamanthys (£3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45)
New Bronze Cloth Set (£3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45)
Availability: All

Spelunker HD
Battle Arena EX-02
Battle Arena EX-03
Battle Arena EX-04
Battle Arena EX-05
Battle Arena EX-06
Battle Arena EX-07
Battle Arena EX-08
Prices: £1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45 – Spelunker HD and each pack available at 50% off for PS Plus members
Availability: All

Tales of Graces F
Chain Capacity +1 (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Double Enemy Item Drops (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Double Skill Points (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Dualize Discount (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Level Up +5 (£2.39/€2.99/AU$4.95)
Mixophile’s Set (Free)
Quick-Costume Set: Asbel (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Quick-Costume Set: Hubert (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Quick-Costume Set: Malik (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Quick-Costume Set: Pascal (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Quick-Costume Set: Sophie (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Tough Kids Clothing Set (Free)
Upgrade Eleth Mixer (£1.59/€1.99/AU$3.45)
Availability: All

Uncharted 3
Aesthetic Emblem Bases (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Aesthetic Emblem Parts (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Ammo Vest (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Ascot (Victor Sullivan) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Aviators (Nathan Drake) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Ball Cap (Nathan Drake) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Beast Bling (Victor Sullivan) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Biker Jacket And Holster (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Bowler Hat (Suited Sully) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cat Ears (Elena Fisher) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Champion’S Ring (Victor Sullivan) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Charlie Cutter Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Chloe Frazer Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Collector’S Edition Decals Pack (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Combat Leather Pants (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Cattle Boots (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Cattle Gloves (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Cattle Hat (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Cattle Shirt (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Cattle Trousers (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Rider Boots (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Rider Gloves (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Rider Hat (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Rider Shirt (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Cowboy Rider Trousers (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Dark Vest (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Desert Drake Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Doughnut Drake Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Elena Fisher Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Emblem Sweater (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Emblem Tank Top (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Exemplary Emblem Parts (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Fedora (Victor Sullivan) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Glasses (Victor Sullivan) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Goggles (Desert Drake) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Head Wrap (Desert Drake) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Impressive Boots (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Impressive Emblem Parts (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Impressive Gloves (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Marco Polo Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Monocle (Suited Drake) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Mountain Jacket (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Nathan Drake Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Quality Emblem Bases (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Quality Emblem Frames (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Quality Emblem Parts (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Quality Gloves (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Quality Hats (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Quality Shoes (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Quality Torso Parts (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Quality Trousers (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Redshirt Drake Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Round Glasses (Suited Sully) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Rugged Boots (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Rugged Gloves (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Rugged Hats (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Rugged Torso Parts (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Rugged Trousers (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Sir Francis Drake Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Slim Glasses (Chloe Frazer) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Strapped Jacket (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Stylish Emblem Bases (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Stylish Emblem Frames (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Stylish Emblem Parts (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Suited Drake Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Suited Sully Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Sunglasses (Charlie Cutter) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Top Hat (Suited Drake) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Torn Dress Shirt (Custom Hero) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Victor Sullivan Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Winter Hat (Chloe Frazer) (£0.40/€0.49/AU$0.90)
Young Sully Skin (£0.79/€0.99/AU$1.75)
Availability: All

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As usual, you can click on over to the EU PS Blog to see all the other little bits and pieces.

UPDATE: It seems that Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD will be appearing after all… the PS Blog just had a ninja update to include the following:

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD takes the best elements of the classic THPS games and gives them a fresh update for today. Tapping into fans’ muscle memories, the gameplay returns to controllers and focuses on the satisfaction of linking sick tricks for maximum points. Combining sharp visuals and fresh online modes, the feel is cutting edge yet timeless.
Price: £11.99/€14.99/AU$23.95
PEGI: 12
Availability: All

We can only assume they forgot about it when they prepared the “Head’s Up” post.

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62 Comments

  1. Ok, so it seems like a good update if you are into Uncharted 3’s multiplayer & like buying needless tat, but other than that, it’s a bit bare bones again, isn’t it?

    Just what are SCEE playing at?

    • snap i think. ^_^

    • Yeah, it’s a pretty crappy update. Seems silly that within the first 6 months of release the Vita has had several weeks recently with nothing, not even something small. It’s actually a little worrying.
      It’s a bloody good job that PS+ has been good fo late, otherwise I’d have stopped looking forward to such updates.

      • Ah, you have much to learn young padawan – Elders like myself stopped looking forward to updates months/years ago.

        Now, we just gather & quietly converse on how ‘they were better in my day’. XD

      • Ha ha, too true. ;)

  2. THPS HD has been sneakily added to the blog post btw. It’s £11.99/€14.99.

    • Crikey, its even a couple of quid more expensive than i thought it was going to be… & i thought a tenner was a bit too much! :O

      So going on that, i would presume that DLC packs are likely to be around the £6 mark (depending on the content).

      • Yeah, I was hoping it would be a tenner. As far as I’m aware, the dlc packs are supposed to be $5, so I’d assume they’ll be about £3.

      • It is a bit of a shame that it isn’t to be honest, as i think i have £10 left in my wallet from a birthday gift of a PSN cards, so i could easily justify the purchase if so.

        Not sure i want to add additional funds in just to get it. I have to admit that after seeing a few screens & it bringing back a few memories, i am actually tempted though… Damn you Tony, damn you.

  3. Focusing on the positives, I think I’ll get Rock Band Blitz. Not a bad price at all.

  4. Ooooo Rock Band Blitz.

  5. How do get the Ps1 games? I’ve updated the software and logged into the store on my vita but I can’t find them. I need to play Resident Evil 2 again

    • Wait till the store updates or copy them over from your PS3.

  6. Anomoly Warzone Earth £7.99?

    I know it’s enhanced for PS3 and it’s incomparable to other platforms, especially with he extra mode, but it’s worth remembering it’s part of the Humble Bundle which finishes in 9hrs, if you have any one of PC, Mac, Linux or Android you can grab it as part of their pay what you want deal.

  7. PES2013 Demo 2 for me, that and all the other trials/demos of course.

  8. Rock Band Blitz! Been looking forward to that for a while and it’s a decent price. It’s worth it even just to get 25 new songs in RB3. That’d normally cost £25 so to get them all AND a new way to play for £8.79 is fantastic.

  9. THPS yeaa!!! Been waiting for this YEARS! :D

  10. I really want to rant about CS:GO’s unavailability… still! But I just have to think:
    – At least I didn’t pay for a Walking Dead subscription
    – I have a roof over my head
    – Doctor Who starts on Saturday!

    Yeah, I think that just about works in the right order..

    • yay, Doctor Who.

      have you seen those Pond Life videos they’re putting out, supposed to lead directly into the first ep of the series.
      they’re only about a minute or so long, one each day.

      http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00wqr12/features/pond-life

      been cool so far.

      or you could always wait to saturday morning when they’ll show all five together

      • Yeah, saw the “Ood on the loo” today.. odd. Think I will wait for them to omnibus it.

      • maybe it was a Lood. ^_^

    • That’s the spirit!

      • That’s the power of bricks & mortar, plus a special weapons Dalek thrown in!

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