New Sony PS3 and PSN Releases for the Week of April 30, 2012
Sony Senior Social Media Specialist Rey Gutierrez is here with the new PS3, PS Vita and PSN releases for the upcoming week today!
To quote: This week's The Drop returns with a gang busters of games on PS Vita, PSN and PS3 - including PSone and PS2 classic gems. Mortal Kombat on PS Vita brings the PS3 experience and uppercuts it straight onto the palm of yours hands.
Packed with an exclusive PS Vita challenge tower, classic character costumes and all four DLC kombatants.
Hardcore FPS fans will be served with a three main entrees of destruction with Battlefield 2: Bad Company, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Both Call of Duty titles come fully packaged with DLC content, and all three FPS juggernauts are PS3 digital downloads.
On a special note, make sure to return tomorrow morning at 8 AM PST, and join God of War: Ascension game director Todd Papy, and our very own Jeff Rubenstein for a special live-stream event, straight from Sony Santa Monica Studios. Enjoy this week's The Drop.
Mortal Kombat (Digital and GameCard) - After centuries of Mortal Kombat, Emperor Shao Kahn has finally defeated Raiden and his allies. Faced with extinction, Raiden has one last chance to save Earthrealm. To undo the Emperor's victory, he must strike Shao Kahn where he is vulnerable...the Past.
Driven by an all new graphics engine, the fan favorite series is back and presented in more gory detail than ever before. Mortal Kombat (known as Mortal Kombat 9 by the fans) introduces a number of game-play features including tag team and the deepest story mode of any fighting game.
Players can choose from an extensive lineup of the game's iconic warriors and challenge their friends in traditional 1 vs. 1 matches, or take on several new game modes.
Sniper Elite V2 - With an emphasis on learning to handle the anticipation and pressure of the hunt, players are forced to use skill, patience and cunning to achieve their missions as they find themselves facing life-altering choices.
The celebrated "bullet cam" from Sniper Elite makes its return and will be more gratifying than ever. Skillful shots are rewarded with a slow-motion sequence of the bullet running its full trajectory from barrel to target as well as featuring graphic detail of the effects of the bullet entering and destroying a target.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - The Bad Company crew again find themselves in the heart of the action, where they must use every weapon and vehicle at their disposal to survive. The action unfolds with unprecedented intensity, introducing a level of fervor to vehicular warfare never before experienced in a modern warfare action game.
Call of Duty: Black Ops w/ First Strike DLC - Hear the call of duty once again with this seventh entry in this blockbuster first-person shooter franchise.
Call of Duty: Black Ops takes you deep behind enemy lines into the world of deniable operations as a member of an elite special forces unit engaging in covert warfare, classified operations, and explosive conflicts across the globe. With access to a variety of exclusive weaponry and equipment, your actions will tip the balance during the most dangerous time period mankind has ever known.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 w/ Stimulus Package - Return to today's war front with the second chapter in the Modern Warfare series. Modern Warfare 2 continues the gripping and heart-racing action as players face off against a new threat dedicated to bringing the world to the brink of collapse.
Playing as as Sgt. Gary "Roach" Sanderson, your international squad of elite soldiers battle through harrowing combat scenarios that range from snowy mountaintops in Siberia to the crowded streets of Rio de Janiero, Brazil and beyond, facing a terrorist force hellbent on redefining the boundary lines of today's modern warfare.
Awesomenauts - Awesomenauts features the most awesome mercenaries in the galaxy in their fight for territorial supremacy.
Awesomenauts brings Space frogs with mohawks, giant robots, and lots of other mighty aliens to the two-dimensional console battlefield. Combining classic platforming-action with modern online multiplayer functionality, the action-packed gameplay offers everything the 16-bit generation and modern gamers love.
Disney Universe - Disney Universe a fast-paced multiplayer action adventure game. In the game, players will experience non-stop action through a mix-up of worlds inspired by both animated and live action films from Disney.
Doc Clock: The Toasted Sandwich of Time - Lead kooky inventor Doc Clock and his contemptuous robot, Sack, on their first awesome adventure through time to save Doc's beloved cat from a prickly fate.
Test your creative ability by devising ingenious inventions to overcome improbable obstacles. Then push your piloting skills to the limit as you attempt to steer your crazy contraptions through an insane world of spiky pits, icy chasms and erupting volcanoes, all dominated by technophobic hippy robots.
• Dirt: Showdown
• GT Academy 2012
• Sumioni: Demon Arts (PS Vita)
• Floating Cloud God Saves The Pilgrims
Legend of Dragoon - A peaceful beginning.The legend was born 10,000 years ago. A violent uprising. A civilization of flying creatures enslave the human race. A bloody war.
In a bid for freedom, the humans harness the spiritual forces of Dragons and triumph. Tranquility and harmony exist between all. But the past and the future are about to collide...
Unveil a fantasy of magnificence, deception, magical combat and retribution. The journey that seeks the past ends. And the journey to discover today begins. Unleash the spirit of the Dragoons. And discover your destiny.
PlayStation 2 Classics
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne - Remedy, the developers of the original Max Payne title have joined forces with Rockstar Games to create the dark and gritty sequel Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC.
The bullet-time fight sequences that made the first title famous are back, and are more stylish than ever. A revamped physics engine and detailed interactive environments turn slow-motion shootout levels into breathtaking cinematic experiences.
Rockstar Games has ensured the production values in this tragic film-noir love story are top notch, complete with movie quality voice acting, motion capture, and roller-coaster storyline.
Rayman 2: Revolution - Ubisoft's personable and popular cartoon hero is back and more ambitious than ever in the PlayStation 2-exclusive re-imagining, Rayman 2: Revolution.
Now in full 3D and blending humor, suspense, and blinding speed, Rayman must escape an intergalactic zoo by using the powers of his still-imprisoned friends to open the door to an even greater power to free them.
Unique to the PS2 version of the game are a number of brand new stages, a harder difficulty level, and a progressive upgrade system that gives Rayman a number of abilities not found in other iterations.
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i'll be getting sniper elite 2 straight up.. looking forward to it, lets hope its not a let down..
I was told Mortal Kombat on Vita is banned in Australia so anyone who lives there shouldn't look for it in the PSN Store as it wont turn up again.
apparently you can make an english or american psn account and buy banned or unavailable games from there and play it on aussie account
Didn't know ps2 games were on psn lol. Now if only I could get NFS: Most wanted...
Nope, you can't. It's not possible to purchase content on Vita on one PSN account and play it on another (unlike on PS3).
Finally black ops with DLC simply on internal hdd
2 grandpahomer, thanks mate.. wasn't sure but thought be same as ps3. i don't own a vita obviously but really thought would be same.. oh well just buy from net then.
No you can't. Not on PSP and PS Vita you can only do that on PS3. For Aussies they will have to import it from New Zealand or England.
Stupid laws as you can import it cheaper anyway so they aren't stopping anyone from playing it really.