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US PlayStation Store Update for January 8th: Demon’s Souls goes digital, free Mega Man 9 & 10 for Plus members

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This week’s PlayStation Store Update features a surprisingly jam-packed line-up for the beginning of a new year. The latest PS Plus perks include access to the God of War: Ascension multiplayer beta, two free games (Mega Man 9 and 10), as well as a free add-on for NCAA Football 13 and a free GoW: Ascension avatar.

God of War: Ascension Screenshot 1

Some of the highlights this week include the classic action RPG Demon’s Souls available as a digital download, as well as Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable for PS Vita. There’s also an excellent sale on at the moment that features a number of games discounted to just 99 cents.

Here’s the latest PlayStation Store Update in full:

PlayStation Plus

  • Exclusive Beta: God of War Ascension Multiplayer Beta

  • Free Games, Add-Ons & Avatar:

    • Game Bundle — Mega Man 9 & 10 Combo Pack
    • Add-On — NCAA Football 13: Recent Winners Pack
    • God of War Ascension: The Eye of Kratos Avatar (Plus Exclusive)
  • Discount: Eufloria (50% off Sale Price) – PS Plus Price: $2.50

  • Last Chance (Leaving on 1/15): Instant Game Collection – Double Dragon Neon

Pre-Order

  • Dead Space 3 ($59.99)

    • Dead Space 3 brings Isaac Clarke and merciless soldier John Carver on a journey across space to discover the source of the Necromorph plague and uncover the secrets that lay within Tau Volantis. Play alone as Isaac Clarke or with a friend as John Carver in seamless drop in, drop out co-op mode. Pre-order includes an exclusive theme.

PS3 Full Games

  • Demon’s Souls ($19.99)

    • Beautiful, compelling, and unforgiving, Demon’s Souls is the ultimate hardcore RPG experience. Revolutionary online features include cooperative play, PvP battle, the ability to leave hints for others and touch bloodstains that allow you to view replays of other players’ deaths. Are you tough enough to face the impossible… and win?
  • Lord of the Rings: The War in the North ($19.99)

    • War in the North is a co-op Action RPG that immerses you and your friends in a brutal new chapter in the War of the Ring.
  • Rise of the Guardians ($39.99)

    • Play as one of the classic childhood legends, including: North, Tooth, Bunnymund, Sandman, and Jack Frost in Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game. In this action-packed adventure game, each Guardian has their own set of upgradable and extraordinary abilities that will help you take on the evil spirit “Pitch” and his infectious nightmares.

PSN Games

  • Dance Magic ($9.99)

    • What if scientists invented a brand new form of biological energy able to convert dancing moves to real power? Then the fate of the whole human race would depend on the most skilled dancer’s will. To protect the dance floor from evil – and to save the world from a grievous end you are here, the hero of Dance Magic. Catch the rhythm, and let the magic begin!

PS Vita

  • Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable ($39.99)

    • Limited Time Offer! Get 4 DLC weapons free! Earth Defense Force comes to the PlayStation Vita system with tons of new and re-mastered features including online multiplayer and the addition of PALE WING, the flying female fan favorite! Planet Earth is under attack from giant alien and insect invaders. Join your squad and repel the attacking forces in a game packed with nonstop shooter satisfaction. YOU are earth’s last line of defense!

PSone Games Added to Vita Storefront

  • Disney’s Hercules
  • Disney’s Lilo & Stitch
  • Disney’s Peter Pan: Return to Neverland
  • Disney’s The Emperor’s New Groove
  • Disney’s the Little Mermaid

PlayStation Mobile

  • Life of Pixel ($1.99)

    • “Pixel was a little green pixel who was tired of being part of the crowd. Pixel wanted to see more…” Explore classic gaming machines such as Atari 2600, Commodore 64, Gameboy, NES and more.
  • Haunt the House: Terrortown ($3.49)

    • A scrolling action puzzle game starring ghosts! … What was that sound? Is somebody there? Possess objects with your ghostly soul, to scare people away from a museum, a hospital, theatre, and more.

PS2 Classics

  • Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Crystal Kingdom ($9.99)

    • The Crystal Kingdom is losing its color! Help Dora and Boots recover the crystals from a greedy king, who has hidden them in storybooks.
  • Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Mermaids ($9.99)

    • A mean garbage-dumping octopus is polluting the Mermaid Kingdom, and it’s up to Dora and Boots to save the mermaid’s home.
  • Dora the Explorer: Dora Saves the Snow Princess ($9.99)

    • Dora travels to the Snowy Forest to rescue the Snow Princess. Help her find all the magic snowflakes to set the princess free.
  • Go Diego Go! Great Dinosaur Rescue ($9.99)

    • Diego and Baby Jaguar travel back in time to help Maia the Maiasaura find her lost family.
  • Go Diego Go! Safari Rescue ($9.99)

    • Race across Africa with the Rescue Team to undo the mean Magician’s mischief and save the animals with the Magic Drum!

Bundles

  • SEGA Vintage Collection: Alex Kidd & Co. ($9.99)

    • Experience a blast from past with this collection of classic Sega titles! Save kingdoms, shatter time trials, and destroy evil in Alex Kidd in Miracle World, Super Hang-on, and The Revenge of Shinobi!
  • SEGA Vintage Collection: Monster World ($9.99)

    • Bring peace back to Monster World in these three classic action RPG titles: Wonder Boy in Monster Land, Wonder Boy in Monster World, and for the first time outside of Japan, Monster World IV!

PS3 Demos (Free)

  • Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

PS Vita Demos (Free)

  • Orgarhythm

Price Change

  • Medal of Honor Warfighter – PS3 Game (now: $29.99 original price: $59.99)
  • Mortal Kombat – PS3 Game (now: $19.99 original price: $29.99)
  • Motorstorm RC – PS3 Game (now: $4.99 original price: $9.99)
  • Motorstorm RC – PS Vita Game (now: $4.99 original price: $9.99)
  • Valkyria Chronicles 2 – PSP Game (now: $19.99 original price: $39.99)

Sales

  • Blokus ‘Move’ – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Brain Challenge – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Brain Challenge – PSP Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
  • BreakQuest – PS Mini (now: $0.99 original price: $1.49)
  • Dungeon Hunter: Alliance – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $12.99)
  • Earthworm Jim HD – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $9.99)
  • Eufloria – PS3 Game (now: $4.99 original price: $9.99)
  • Hero of Sparta – PS Mini (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Jane’s Hotel – PS Mini (now: $0.99 original price: $1.99)
  • Let’s Golf – PS Mini (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Modern Combat: Domination – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $7.99)
  • N.O.V.A. – PS Mini (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
  • Normaltanks – PS Mini (now: $0.99 original price: $1.49)
  • Planets Under Attack – PS3 Game (now: $9.99 original price: $14.99)
  • Tank Battles – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
  • TV Show King – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
  • UNO – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)

PS3 Add-ons

  • Assassin’s Creed III

    • Battle Hardened ($9.99, free for Season Pass holders)
  • Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2013

    • Maneater Level Pack (Free)
  • Dance Magic

    • Tracks Set 1 ($1.99)
  • Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse

    • Peter Griffin’s Man Boob Mega ($4.99)
  • Just Dance 4

    • The Girly Team – So Glamorous ($2.99)
  • LittleBigPlanet 2

    • Black Cat ($1.99)
    • Deadpool ($1.99)
    • Dr. Doom ($1.99)
    • Hawkeye ($1.99)
    • Marvel Costume Pack 6 ($5.99)
    • New Year Firework Costume (Free)
    • Sabretooth Costume ($1.99)
  • Magic the Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2013

    • Magic 2013 Deck Pack 3 ($2.99)
  • Mugen Souls

    • G Fever Pack 3 ($2.99)
  • NBA 2K13

    • All-Star Game ($4.99)
  • Rock Band 3

    • Animal ($1.99) – Kink Ador
    • Cody ($1.99) – We Set The Sun
    • Cold ($1.99) – Christina Marie Magenta
    • Forbidden City ($1.99) – Tina Guo
    • Foster the People Pack 1 ($5.49) – Includes ‘Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls),’ ‘Helena Beat,’ and ‘Pumped Up Kicks’
    • Giant Bombstep: Reloaded ($0.99) – The Hamster Alliance (ft. The Giant Bomb Crew)
    • Helena ($1.99) – My Chemical Romance
    • Indoctrination ($0.99) – Halcyon Way
    • Inversion ($0.99) – Halcyon Way
    • Just A Lie ($1.99) – Pythia
    • Moves Like Jagger ($1.99) – Maroon 5 ft. Christina Aguilera
    • My Chemical Romance Pack 1 ($5.49)
    • Party Hard ($1.99) – Andrew W.K.
    • Pumped Up Kicks ($1.99) – Foster the People
    • Queendom ($1.99) – B.et.a and The Neon Panthers
    • Raise Your Glass ($1.99) – P!nk
    • Robots ($0.99) – Sweethammer.
    • Sing ($1.99) – My Chemical Romance
    • Teenagers ($1.99) – My Chemical Romance
    • The Age of Betrayal ($0.99) – Halcyon Way
    • The Hourglass Paroxysm – Part I ($0.99) – Chaotrope
    • The Hourglass Paroxysm – Part II ($0.99) – Chaotrope
    • These Days ($1.99) – Foo Fighters
    • These Voices ($1.99) – Deception of a Ghost
    • The War Will Never Start ($0.99) – Steve Pardo
    • Tonight Tonight ($1.99) – Hot Chelle Rae
    • We Are Young ($1.99) – Fun. ft. Janelle Mon

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