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NA PlayStation Store Update –28th of July 2015

Apologies for the service interruption! We’re back, however, and stronger than ever, with our North American PSN Store update, which, by the way, is pretty meaty this week!

The Swindle is stealing our hearts, Velocibox is making us lose our minds, and another BlazBlue are some of the new offerings.

On the sales side of things, a couple of sales here, and a couple there add up to a pretty big list of discounted titles, from PS1 classics all the way to pretty recent Vita releases.

Wanna see what’s up? Here’s your list:

New Games

  • BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extended ($39.99)
  • Lost Dimensions ($39.99)
  • The Swindle ($14.99)
  • Velocibox ($12.49, $9.99 for PS+ members)

Sales

Discounts for PS+ Members

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Rebirth3: V Generation – PS+; $31.99 / Original; $39.99
  • Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed – PS+; $27.99 / Original; $39.99
  • Invizimals: The Resistance – PS+; $13.99 / Original; $19.99
  • Lego Jurassic World – PS+; $23.99 / Original; $29.99
  • Lego Ninjago : Shadow Of Ronin – PS+; $15.99 / Original; $19.99
  • Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy – PS+; $27.99 / Original; $39.99
  • Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters – PS+; $27.99 / Original; $39.99

Summer Sale (1st week)

  • Boss – PS+; $2.00 / Sale; $2.50 / Original; $4.99
  • Breach & Clear – PS+; $2.25 / Sale; $3.75 / Original; $14.99
  • Color Guardians – PS+; $6.00 / Sale; $7.50 / Original; $14.99
  • Don’t Die, Mr. Robot! – PS+; $1.50 / Sale; $2.00 / Original; $5.99
  • Dragon Fantasy Book I and II Bundle – PS+; $4.00 / Sale; $6.00 / Original; $19.99
  • Escape Plan – Sale; $7.50 / Original; $14.99
  • Flame Over – PS+; $4.00 / Sale; $5.00 / Original; $9.99
  • Flower – Sale; $3.50 / Original; $6.99
  • Guacamelee! – PS+; $3.00 / Sale; $4.50 / Original; $14.99
  • Hohokum – Sale; $7.50 / Original; $14.99
  • Jungle Rumble: Freedom, Happiness and Bananas – PS+; $1.70 / Sale; $2.50 / Original; $4.99
  • Luftrausers – PS+; $3.00 / Sale; $4.00 / Original; $9.99
  • Mutant Mudds Deluxe – PS+; $2.00 / Sale; $3.00 / Original; $9.99
  • Nihilumbra – PS+; $4.00 / Sale; $5.00 / Original; $9.99
  • OlliOlli – PS+; $2.60 / Sale; $3.90 / Original; $12.99
  • Puddle – PS+; $1.60 / Sale; $2.40 / Original; $7.99
  • Rainbow Moon – PS+; $3.00 / Sale; $4.50 / Original; $14.99
  • The Swapper – Sale; $7.49 / Original; $14.99
  • Tetris Ultimate – PS+; $6.00 / Sale; $7.50 / Original; $14.99
  • The Unfinished Swan – Sale; $7.50 / Original; $14.99
  • Woah Dave! – PS+; $2.00 / Sale; $2.50 / Original; $4.99

Legacy Systems sale

  • Breath of Fire IV (PSOne Classic) – PS+; $2.40 / Sale; $3.00 / Original; $5.99
  • Carnivores Bundle (2-in-1, PSP) – Sale; $2.99 / Original; $5.99
  • Dino Crisis (PSOne Classic) – PS+; $2.40 / Sale; $3.00 / Original; $5.99
  • Dino Crisis 2 (PSOne Classic) – PS+; $2.40 / Sale; $3.00 / Original; $5.99
  • Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (PSP) – PS+; $4.00 / Sale; $6.00 / Original; $19.99
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (PSOne Classic) – PS+; $2.40 / Sale; $3.00 / Original; $5.99
  • Warhawk (PSOne Classic) – Sale; $3.00 / Original; $5.99

What are you picking up this week? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: Playstation Blog and TheVitaLounge.

 

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Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax release date set

Sega have announced Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax will launch for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita on October 6 in North America, South America, and Europe.

North and South American copies will feature a bonus edition soundtrack CD from Sega composers including Teruhiko Nakagawa, Naofumi Hataya, Kenichi Tokoi, and Jun Senoue. This will only be available via launch copies and pre-orders.

Description of the game, via Sega:

“Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is a 2D crossover fighting game featuring popular characters from Japanese novels published under the Dengeki Bunko label, and will be available this October in retail stores and digitally on PlayStation Network. The game will be $39.99 for the PS3 version and $29.99 for the PS Vita version.

The Dengeki Bunko collection boasts a vast array of beloved characters who lend themselves flawlessly to this highly balanced, easy-to-learn, high-action 2D fighting game. In Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax players attack, guard, and take damage in order to build their Climax Meter, allowing them to execute moves which recreate highlight scenes from the original novels, even adding specially arranged animations for characters who do not fight in the original works. The game includes characters from numerous Dengeki Bunko works alongside several fan-favorite SEGA characters brought together in SEGA-themed environments.”

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Square Enix shares Dragon Quest Builders gameplay during press conference

Square Enix have displayed the first gameplay footage of the new Minecraft-esque game, Dragon Quest Builders, during their Dragon Quest New Title press conference.

The footage shows general gameplay mechanics such as building, placing blocks, mining, as well as a town filled with NPCs.

Dragon Quest Builders is set to be released on PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3 this winter in Japan.

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Senran Kagura: Esitval Versus coming to Europe early 2016

Senran Kagura: Estival Versus will be released on the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4 early 2016, announced Marvelous Europe. The game will be released both physically and digitally.

Several editions of Senran Kagura: Estival Versus are available:

 

Kagura Millennium Festival Edition – £44.99 on PS Vita

  • A copy of the game
  • Reversible limited edition box
  • Two-CD soundtrack
  • Art book

Bahonkas Edition – £74.99 on PS Vita

  • A copy of the game
  • Reversible limited edition box
  • Two-CD soundtrack
  • Art book
  • Supersized, double-sided Dakimakura hugging pillowcase

Surprise Shinobi Slippery Splash-n-Spray Sports Special Edition – £109.99 on PS Vita

  • A copy of the game
  • Reversible limited edition box
  • Two-CD soundtrack
  • Art book
  • Supersized, double-sided Dakimakura hugging pillowcase
  • Two different sets of five Senran Kagura figurines (Gessen and New Hebijo)

Pre-orders are available now, exclusively at EstivalVersus.com.

 

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Yoru no Nai Kuni has been delayed in Japan

PlayStation exclusive JRPG Yoru no Nai Kuni, developed by Gust Corporation and published by Koei Tecmo, is to be delayed. Yoru no Nai Kuni was set to be released in Japan on August 27, but will now see a release date of September 17.

The game has been delayed to “further improve the game’s quality.”

Yoru no Nai Kuni will be released on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Currently there have been no mentions of a western release.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 for PS Vita has release date set

Sony’s Third Party Production team have announced a release date of August 18 for Resident Evil Revelations 2 in both the U.S. and Europe.

The game, ported over by Frima Studio, will launch digitally on the PlayStation Store for $39.99 and will feature two bonus episodes:

 

  • “The Struggle” – You’ll learn more about Moira’s struggle to survive on the island between Claire’s departure and Barry’s arrival.
  • “Little Miss” – You’ll uncover more about the mysterious girl Natalia and her special abilities. Both episodes play a critical role in understanding these characters and how they play into the main campaign.

As well as the bonus episodes, Resident Evil Revelations 2 will feature a co-op mode, known as Raid Mode, with over 15 different playable characters and 200 missions. Additional content includes a throwback map pack and multiple storage expansions for Weapons, Parts, and Albums.

Trailer below.

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Persona 4: Dancing All Night finally gets a US release date

Today Atlus announced the official release date for Persona 4: Dancing All Night in the US. The game will be released on September 29 and will have two editions; standard edition and “Disco Fever” edition.

Standard edition will cost a steep $49.99 while the Disco Fever edition will cost an understandable $79.99.

Pre-ordered copies of Persona 4: Dancing All Night will feature a PS Vita decal and 10 different wallpapers.

For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com/p4dan/

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Hatsune Miku to appear in Persona 4: Dancing All Night DLC

Atlus have announced that Hatsune Miku will be dancing all night with the characters of Persona 4 in all new Persona 4: Dancing All Night DLC, set to be released this August in Japan.

Hatsune Miku will make her appearance in the song “Heaven feat. Hatsune Miku (ATOLS Remix).”

Screenshots below.

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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend coming to Europe

The fighting game BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend, developed by Arc System Works, will be coming to Europe this year!

 

Here’s a list of the BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend features via PQube:

  • 28 playable characters – including newcomer Celica A Mercury and fan-favourite Lambda.
  • The full story so far! BBCPEX features both the original Calamity Trigger and Continuum Shift stories.
  • Remix Heart. All-new scenarios dedicated to the girls of BlazBlue – bringing light hearted comedy and fan service to BlazBlue’s already exhaustive story features.
  • Incredible art and animation! No other fighting game comes close to the sheer spectacle of BlazBlue in motion – as fights play out through thousands of frames of animation and effects.
  • My Room feature brings customisable lobbies for up to 64 players. Play, match-make and spectate from the comfort of your personalised online lobby!
  • Outstanding tutorials. Arc System Works leads the way in creating simple tools that can take a total novice and train them in the dark art of fighting game combos!
  • Over 30 hours of single player gameplay! From Story to Arcade mode, the RPG-lite Abyss Mode and hardcore Unlimited Mars mode. BlazBlue crams in more single player content than any other fighter!

The game will be released on PS Vita, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and will be available both physically and digitally.

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Corpse Party: Blood Drive available to pre-order, release coming this Halloween

Corpse Party: Blood Drive is now available to pre-order from the Marvelous Europe Store.

The game will be released both digitally, and physically. Corpse Party will feature two different physical editions, limited edition and standard.

The limited edition is priced at £49.99 and will come with an exclusive art book as well as double audio CD featuring the all the best music and artwork from the series. Standard edition will be priced at £29.99 and will not include any bonuses.

Corpse Party: Blood Drive will be released this Halloween in Europe.

Click here to pre-order or visit the Corpse Party store.