PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with the first batch of PSN US updates for 2012 below, as follows:
Happy New Year and welcome to the first PlayStation Store update for 2012! It's going to be an exciting year with lots to look forward to on PlayStation Network, so with that said, let's get to the good stuff.
With football action in full swing, now may be the perfect time to up the action with NFL Blitz; especially if your favorite team might not be looking so good to make it to the playoffs!
Rewrite your season with the arcade-style gameplay that made the original a hit, packed with the immersive game modes of today. NFL Blitz is recharged and available now on PlayStation Network.
New PSN Game release TNT Racers also races to the PlayStation Store today. Featuring lightning fast racing action, diverse multiplayer modes, cool tracks and snappy gadgets, TNT Racers may be just the kick you need to jump start your year.
As mentioned in the PlayStation Plus January Sneak Peek post, Plus subscribers are able to download the entire Back to the Future The Game - Full Series, free for the entire month! Additional free content this month includes PSN Game Sword and Soldiers, and PS one Classics Syphon Filter, Syphon Filter 2 and Syphon Filter 3; all available for subscribers with today's update.
That said, have a full look at the list below and leave your comments below. You can also join in the discussion on the PlayStation Community forums in the PlayStation Store Update thread.
Here is the weekly PlayStation Store update:
Free PSN Games:
Back to the Future The Game - Full Series
Sword & Soldiers
Free PS one Classics:
Syphon Filter 2
Syphon Filter 3
Discounted PSN Games:
Rocket Knight - 50% off - 1/3 (PS+ Price $7.50)
Discounted PS3 Full Games:
Darksiders - 20% off - 1/3 (PS+ Price $15.99)
Full Game Trials:
TNT Racers + Trial ($9.99)
TNT Racers is a fun multiplayer racing game full of variety, combining fast as lightning race action with brand new features. The Shadow Race feature lets every player stay in the race even if a driver is clearly in an inferior position.
ESRB rated E
File size 150 MB
NFL Blitz ($14.99)
The all-new NFL Blitz combines the arcade-style gameplay from the original with the deep, immersive game modes of today! Whether you're battling your rival in a 7-on-7 grudge match or fighting your way through a season of the Blitz Gauntlet, Every Game Is a Two-Minute Drill!
ESRB rated E10+
File size 1.9 GB
PS3 Full Games
Darksiders is a third-person, single player action/adventure game inspired by the characters, themes and mythology of the apocalypse and the battle of Armageddon described by the Book of Revelation.
ESRB rated M
File size 10 GB
Game Demos (free)
TNT Racers is a fun multiplayer racing game full of variety, combining fast as lightning race action with brand new features. The Shadow Race feature lets every player stay in the race even if a driver is clearly in an inferior position. But the best things are the wicked pick-ups which will ultimately decide about victory or defeat. TNT - Tracks N Tricks - cool tracks and snappy gadgets!
ESRB rated E
File size 150 MB
Learning With The Pooyoos - Episode 2 Demo
With the PooYoos, a merry band of adorable baby animals, children will have fun while learning the basics for his or her development: numbers, letters, space, colors and more.
ESRB rated E
File size 272 MB
Add-on Game Content
Resistance 3 The Legacy Grenade (free)
The No. 60 Air Fuel Grenade has been issued for combating Chimera in tight spaces commonly found in urban conflicts. The grenade will adhere to almost any surface, biological or otherwise, and deployed a cloud of flammable vapor. Once released, the cloud ignited, creating a massive explosion." This fan favorite grenade makes a special return to the single-player campaign of Resistance 3
File size 103 KB
Resistance 3 SPRA Black Ops Skin (free)
The backbone of the US effort against the Chimera during the war, Black Ops troops were a common site at SRPA facilities and during special operations. Mostly killed and destroyed, this special multiplayer skin lets you return as one of the most mysterious soldiers from R:FOM and R2.
File size 103 KB
Resistance 3 Infected Nathan Hale Skin and Taunt (free)
Lt. Nathan Hale skipped his viral inhibitor treatments in the final hours of Resistance 2, in order to continue the fight against the Chimera. Play as him in his final hours with this special multiplayer skin, letting you bring Hale to the battlefields R3. Then, ridicule your enemies with a throat-slashing taunt!
File size 103 KB
Champion Jockey - Music Pack 4 ($1.49)
Fourth batch of BGM you can use during the race. Listen to four tracks from the Gallop Racer series with two brand new tracks for your racing enjoyment! Hand-picked by the Gallop Racer and G1 Jockey Sound Directors!
File size 27 MB
Apples to Apples A Bushel of Fun ($2.99)
Pick up this outrageous expansion pack for Apples to Apples the video game and choose from new animated Apple Avatars, like Robot, Alien, Fairy, Barbarian and Luchador. Sample the never-before-seen Zen, Undersea, and Jungle deck skins. Challenge your friends with powerful Golden Apple Cards, including Bad Apple and Apple Sauce, and make fresh comparisons with over 500 new red and green cards!
File size 100 KB
Rocksmith - Gold On The Ceiling By The Black Keys ($2.99)
File size 2.94 MB
Rocksmith - Just Got To Be By The Black Key ($2.99)
File size 2.21 MB
Rocksmith - Mind Eraser By The Black Keys ($2.99)
File size 2.40 MB
Rocksmith - The Black Keys Song Pack (Bundle) ($7.99)
File size 7.56 MB
Rock Band 3
Build your Rock Band library by purchasing these song game tracks. For song credits, visit www.RockBand.com.
"2112: Discovery, Presentation" - Rush ($1.99)
"2112: Oracle: The Dream, Soliloquy, Grand Finale" - Rush ($1.99)
"2112: Overture, The Temples of Syrinx" - Rush ($1.99)
"Billionaire" - Travie McCoy ($1.99)
"Boy" - Ra Ra Riot ($1.99)
"Can You Tell" - Ra Ra Riot ($1.99)
"Dawn of Spring" - Christopher J ($0.99)
"Found Me the Bomb" - Buckmer & Garcia ($0.99)
"Frankenstein Teaser Trailer" - Richard Campbell ($0.99)
"I Write Sins Not Tragedies" - Panic at the Disco ($1.99)
"Panic" - Sublime With Rome ($1.99)
"Pressure" - Paramore ($1.99)
"Revenants" - The Cold Goodnight ($0.99)
"Riptide Resort" - Freen in Green ($0.99)
"Rush '2112″ - artist ($5.49)
"Stereo Hearts" - Gym Class Heroes (ft. Adam Levine) ($1.99)
"The End of Progress" - Mystakin ($0.99)
"The Thief in the Night - Part I" - Chaotrope ($0.99)
"The Way It Ends" - Prototype ($0.99)
"You Make Me Feel." - Cobra Starship ($1.99)
Fueled By Ramen Pack 01 ($9.99) - Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game album: Fueled By Ramen Pack 01 . This pack includes "You Make Me Feel...", "Stereo Hearts", "I Write Sins Not Tragedies", "Pressure", "Panic", and "Billionaire" by various artists.
File size: 8.7 - 33 MB (singles), 141 - 183 MB (track pack)
Just Dance 3 - Baby One More Time ($0.49)
Just Dance 3 - Barbra Streisand ($0.49)
Just Dance 3 - Da Funk ($0.49)
Just Dance 3 - I'm So Excited ($0.49)
Just Dance 3 - Kurio Ko Uddah Le Jana 2 ($0.49)
Just Dance 3 - Lollipop ($0.49)
Just Dance 3 - Master Blaster ($0.49)
Just Dance 3 - Party Rock Anthem ($0.49)
Just Dance 3 - Take On Me ($0.49)
Game Videos (free)
NBA 2K12 - Legends Showcase Launch Trailer
Battlefield 3 Back to Karkand Gameplay Premiere Trailer
EA SPORTS FIFA STREET Announcement Trailer
FIFA Street 4 Announce Trailer
Sonic CD Time Trailer
Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II Announcement Trailer
Wwe '12 Launch Trailer
Assassin's Creed Embers Trailer
Metal Gear Solid 2 Art Theme ($1.99)
Metal Gear Solid 3 Art Theme ($1.99)
Mayan Temple Dynamic Theme ($1.99)
PlayStation Store for PSP
Alien Havoc & Bubble Trubble Bundle ($3.99)
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