European PlayStation Store Update for August 22nd: Retro/Grade, Sleeping Dogs demo

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This week’s PlayStation Store Update features a wide variety of new content for PS3, including the likes of reverse shoot ‘em up Retro/Grade and classic arcade fighter JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD.

Retro/Grade Screenshot 1

There are also a number of demos this week for highly anticipated titles such as NHL 13, while the demo for Sleeping Dogs allows you to sample a decent chunk of this just-released game.

Sonic fans who haven’t had a chance to check out Sonic Adventure yet will be pleased to see Sega has dropped the price to just £3.49/€4.49. The expansion – Sonic Adventure DX – is also available for the lowered price point of £1.99/€2.49.

Here’s this week’s Update in full:

PS3 games

  • Cartoon Network: Punch Time Explosion XL – £19.99/€29.99/AU$39.95

    • It’s Toon v Toon as the best puncher wins all in Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL!
  • Deep Black – £11.99/€14.99/AU$23.95

    • A near future sci-fi tale of corporate espionage in a desperate fight for world supremacy. Deep Black features a unique mix of terrestrial and underwater combat.
  • The Expendables 2: The Videogame – £11.99/€14.99/AU$23.95

    • The Expendables 2 videogame lets fans experience all the explosive moments from the recent movie, and play as their favourite stars in four-player co-op action.
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD – £15.99/€19.99

    • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is now in HD with full network support!
  • Legasista – £17.49/€20.99

    • When science and technology have fallen into an age of mythology, one stalwart young man must venture into the mysterious Ivy Tower to save his sister. Create and recruit allies, battle monsters, avoid traps and loot dungeons in this Survival Action RPG, powered by bean sprouts!
  • Retro/Grade – £7.99/€9.99/AU$15.95

    • Play a classic shoot ‘em up: in reverse! Navigate deadly enemy waves and un-fire attacks in Retro/Grade, a mind-bending rhythm game by 24 Caret Games. Pick up a wireless controller or a PlayStation 3 guitar controller and help Rick Rocket restore the continuity of space-time, before a temporal anomaly rips the universe a new time-hole!
  • Retro/Grade + Soundtrack – £10.99/€13.99/AU$21.95

    • This bundle includes both the game and the soundtrack cheaper than if purchased separately.

PS3 demos (free)

  • The Expendables 2: The Videogame
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure HD
  • Madden NFL 13 demo
  • NHL 13 demo
  • Retro/Grade
  • Sleeping Dogs

PS2 Classics

  • Strike Force Bowling – £3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45
  • Trigger Man – £3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45

PSOne Classics

  • Urban Chaos – £3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45


  • Dragon’s Dogma

    • Notice Board Quests ‒ Service Pack (£5.49/€6.99/AU$11.45)
    • Notice Board Quests ‒ The Chosen (£2.39/€2.99/AU$4.95)
  • LittleBigPlanet 2

    • Autumn Seasonal Creator Kit (Free)
  • Rock Band 3

    • Amaranth (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • I Want To Know What Love Is (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • The End Of Heartache (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • Waiting For A Girl Like You (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • The Black Keys Pack 02 (£2.49/€3.99/AU$6.45)
    • Tighten Up (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • Lonely Boy (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • Howlin’ For You (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • Ashes (£0.59/€0.79/AU$1.30)
    • Circus Black (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • Don’t Ever Change (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • Forever In Lies (£0.59/€0.79/AU$1.30)
    • Grace Kelly (£0.59/€0.79/AU$1.30)
    • Hurricane (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • I Like Trains (£0.59/€0.79/AU$1.30)
    • Sampo (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
    • The Final Act (£0.59/€0.79/AU$1.30)
    • War In Heaven (£0.99/€1.49/AU$2.45)
  • Saints Row the Third

    • Saints Row: The Third Planet Saints Pack (£4.49/€5.49/AU$9.25)
  • Sleeping Dogs (£1.99/€2.49/AU$4.25 each)

    • Top Dog Gold Pack
    • The Red Envelope Pack
    • The High Roller Pack
  • Spec Ops: The Line

    • Spec Ops: The Line Coop (Free)
  • Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron

    • Multiplayer Havoc Pack (£7.29/€8.99/AU$14.45)
  • Uncharted 3

    • Various pieces of add-on content (£0.40/€0.49/AU$90)


  • Retro/Grade – £3.99/€4.99/AU$8.45

Price Drops

  • Sonic Adventure – £3.49/€4.49/AU$6.25
  • Sonic Adventure DX – £1.99/€2.49/AU$4.25
  • Renegade Ops – £6.49/€7.99/AU$12.95
  • Renegade Ops: Complete Edition – £9.99/€12.99/AU$19.95


  • Access Gamescom ‒ Special: Day Two (GB Only)
  • Access Gamescom ‒ Special: Day Three (GB Only)
  • PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale Trailer (Gamescom 2012)
  • Tearaway Trailer (Gamescom 2012) (Excluding Germany)
  • Access Episode 046

Source: European PlayStation Blog

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