US PlayStation Store Update for February 7th: Gotham City Impostors, Shank 2, Catherine

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Woah! This week’s PlayStation Store update has so much gaming goodness that it’s difficult to know where to begin. From the digital version of Catherine ($39.99) to the Jak and Daxter Collection ($39.99) – there’s enough new content here to entertain you for a month, never mind a week.

PS Store Update 07/02/12

Let’s start with all the freebies PlayStation Plus subscribers can now download. The latest episode of Qore is up for your viewing pleasure and there’s also a full game trial for the aforementioned Catherine. If you enjoy Move-enabled shooters then definitely give the PS Plus exclusive The House Of The Dead III demo a try. Free games this week include blasts from the past Final Fantasy V and The Simpsons Arcade Game.

PlayStation-themed reality show The Tester 3 starts today. You can download it in HD, SD or PSP format and there’ll be a new episode hitting the Store every week. I’m really looking forward to checking out what weird and wonderful challenges await the new crop of contestants!

Some of the PSN highlights this week include action side-scroller Shank 2 ($9.99) and off-the-wall multiplayer shooter Gotham City Impostors ($14.99).

Let us know which of these items you plan to add to your download queue.

PlayStation Plus

  • PSN Game: The Simpsons Arcade Game

  • minis:

    • Hungry Giraffe
    • Gold Medalist
  • PSone Classic: Final Fantasy V

  • Early Access Demo: The House Of The Dead III Exclusive Playstation Plus Demo

  • Media: Qore Episode 45 ‒ February

  • Full Game Trial:

    • Catherine

PSN Games

  • Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy ($14.99)

    • The original Naughty Dog PS2 classic game Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy is remastered in HD, along with Trophy and 3D support! Relive the Jak and Daxter story on PS3 system!
  • Jak II ($14.99)

    • The original Naughty Dog game Jak II furthers the adventures of the heroes Jak and Daxter. Jak II is fully remastered in HD, along with Trophy and 3D support. Relive the Jak and Daxter story on PS3 system!
  • Jak 3 ($14.99)

    • Jak 3 is the last game in the Jak trilogy. Jak 3 is fully remastered in HD, along with Trophy and 3D support. Relive the Jak and Daxter story on PS3!
  • Shank 2 ($9.99)

    • The ex-mob hitman is back in action with Shank 2. With the updated arsenal of weapons and combat system, Shank 2 raises the bar from its original.
  • The Simpsons Arcade Game ($9.99)

    • The long-awaited home console port of the classic Simpsons arcade game is finally here! Join three of your friends as you chase down Smithers and Mr. Burns on the epic quest to save Maggie. Battle your way through 8 classic Springfield locations in this hilarious blast from the past!
  • Gotham City Impostors ($14.99)

    • A 6 vs. 6 first person shooter, Gotham City Impostors is a multiplayer game unlike any other, giving players the opportunity to rebel against conformity as they customize their own characters.

PS3 Full Games

  • Jak and Daxter Collection ($39.99)

    • The Dynamic Duo is back! The Jak and Daxter Collection features all three best-selling PlayStation 2 classic hits: Jax and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak II and Jak 3 fully remastered in high definition, stereoscopic 3D and with Trophy support.
  • Top Spin 4 ($29.99)

    • Top Spin 4 redefines the way you experience tennis. With the deepest player roster to date featuring 2K’s Signature Style and an enhanced Player Creator with a new My Player career mode, do you have what it takes to become #1 in the world?
  • LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean ($39.99)

    • LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game is an action adventure game bringing to life the Pirates of the Caribbean world and all its colorful characters in LEGO brick form. Players will experience all the memorable scenes from all four films in the humorous and quirky LEGO video games style.
  • Catherine ($39.99)

    • Explore the pleasures and horrors of love as Vincent, a man with a hard choice to make: marry his longtime girlfriend Katherine or move on to the incredible blonde he just woke up next to—named Catherine! But beware! Make the wrong choice, and you could end up dead.

Game Demos (Free)

  • Jimmie Johnson’s Anything With An Engine Demo

    • Kart Racing Where Everything and Anything Goes:Fast! Lead-footed bathers, dumpster drivers, lawn-mowers, bargain shoppers, sadistic caddies and many more race and battle their way toward glory in unique vehicles outfitted with custom weapon mods on fantastical stylized tracks strewn with themed hazards, traps and awesome jumps in a humor-packed race to the finish line. Demo includes 2 race modes, 2 tracks, and 2 player local split screen.
  • Cubixx HD Demo

    • Cubixx HD is a fast paced action puzzle game which sends high scoring, combo chasing gameplay to the third dimension! Play through the epic 50 level arcade mode, challenge your skills to the limit in 50 challenges or take on the world in over 150 online leaderboards! If that isn’t enough you can join forces with friends in the 7 player co-op or destroy each other in the 7 player Deathmatch!
  • Gotham City Impostors Demo

    • Download the Gotham City Impostors trial and play the game for free now!

Add-on Game Content

  • UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception Add ons (x23) ($0.49 ‒ $5.99 each)
  • Ultimate Marvel Vs Capcom 3 – Weapon Expert Pack ($3.99)
  • Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning – Finesse Bonus Pack ($2.99)
  • Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning – Might Bonus Pack ($2.99)
  • Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning – Sorcery Bonus Pack ($2.99)
  • Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning House Of Valor (Online Pass Paid) ($9.99)
  • The King Of Fighters XIII Unlock Gallery ($2.99)
  • Final Fantasy XIII-í‐2 ‒ Noel’s Outfit: Battle Attire ($2.99)
  • Final Fantasy XIII-í‐2 – Opponent: Lightning & Amodar ($2.99)
  • UFC Undisputed 3 -í‐ Ultimate Fights Rivals Pack (Free)
  • UFC Undisputed 3 -í‐ Ultimate Fights: Submission Pack (Free)
  • UFC Undisputed 3 Alistair Overeem ($0.99)
    UFC Undisputed 3 Season Pass ($16.99)
  • Rocksmith ‒ Black By Pearl Jam ($2.99)
  • Rocksmith ‒ Jeremy By Pearl Jam ($2.99)
  • Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-í‐7 – 5 Spell Pack ($1.99)

Rock Band 3

  • “Comedown” ‒ Bush ($1.99)
  • “Diachylon” ‒ Chaotrope ($1.99)
  • “Everything Zen” ‒ Bush ($1.99)
  • “Foundation” ‒ Unkindness ($1.99)
  • “Heavy Weather ‒ The Storm ov The Undead” ‒ Rainbowdragoneyes ($1.99)
  • “Machinehead” ‒ Bush ($1.99)
  • “Real Wild Child” ‒ Jerry Naylor ($1.99)
  • “Slaves to Substance” ‒ Suicide Silence ($1.99)
  • Artist pack ($5.49) ‒ Build your Rock Band library by purchasing this song game album: Bush Pack 01. This pack includes “Comedown”, “Everything Zen” and “Machinehead”. By Bush.


  • Blacklight: Tango Down (Price Change) (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $14.99)
  • Swarm (Price Change) (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $14.99)
  • Bloodrayne: Betrayal (Price Change) Sale (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $14.99)
  • Ys: I & II Chronicles (Price Change) (PSP) (now $14.99, original price $24.99)
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky (Price Change) (PSP) (now $19.99, original price $29.99)


  • Carnival Island Avatar Bundle 2 ($1.49)
  • Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning Avatars Bundle ($2.99)
  • Kingdoms Of Amalur Avatars (x10) ($0.49)

Game Videos (free)

  • Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational Game Video
  • The Tester Season 3 Episode 1
  • Starhawk Press Reactions Trailer
  • Starhawk Public Beta Welcome Trailer
  • ModNation Racers: Road Trip Features Video
  • Journey Music Trailer
  • Warlords: How To Play Trailer Part 1
  • Warlords: How To Play Trailer Part 2
  • Need For Speed: The Run Italian Pack Trailer
  • SSX: This Is SSX Trailer
  • SSX: It’s Tricky Trailer
  • SSX: Survive It Trailer
  • Binary Domain Bigger Than You Think Trailer
  • Yakuza Dead Souls: NPC Trailer
  • UFC Undisputed 3 Career Trailer
  • UFC Undisputed 3 Contenders Pack Gameplay Trailer
  • Rayman Origins Meet The New Crazy Trailer
  • Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational Game Video
  • ModNation Racers: Road Trip Features Video
  • Wipeout 2048 Game Trailer

PS3 Themes

  • Hitman Absolution – Crossed ‒ Hand Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning Premium Theme ($2.99)
  • Silent Hill 3 Premium Theme ($1.99)
  • Silent Hill 2 Premium Theme ($1.99)
  • Amazing Earth: Starry Night Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Abstract Color Swirls Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • In The Ring With Candice Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Theme (Free)

PS3 Wallpapers (free)

  • Amy Wallpaper

PS2 Classics

  • SpongeBob SquarePants: The Movie ($9.99)

PlayStation Store for PSP


  • The Tester Season 3 Episode 1

Source: PlayStation Blog

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