PSN Weekly: Week of August 27th (North America)

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

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PSN Weekly

This week on PSN Weekly, we have a wide variety of games. We have Hatsune Miku, a Suda game, Final Fantasy and a PAX sale, as well. This is a big week, so let’s get this party started.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn logo

First up on the PS3, we have Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. This is the relaunch of the title containing numerous improvements over the initial release. There are two different editions to choose from: a normal edition and a collector’s edition. The collector’s edition comes with some useful items to help you get started. ($39.99 USD for the normal edition, $59.99 for the collector’s edition)

Killer is Dead - Featured Image

Next up, we have Killer Is Dead. Hunt down the world’s most powerful criminals in this crazy over-the-top adventure from SUDA51. Killer Is Dead features cel-shaded graphics that fit the tone of its grimy, ultra-violent adventure. Take on the role of Monda Zappa, who wields a sword in one hand and powerful biomechanical weapons in the other, as you hunt down and execute your foes. You can look for our full review of this title in the coming weeks. ($49.99)

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F logo

Next, we have Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F. This rhythm game features Japan’s popular virtual idol Hatsune Miku. The game features a wide variety of song, tons of character customization, and even an edit mode where you can make and share your own videos. You can look forward to our full review of this title in the coming weeks, as well. ($49.99)

The other title hitting the PS3 this week is Lost Planet 3. ($59.99)

Vita | console

The PS Vita titles hitting PSN this week include the following:

  • Spelunky ($14.99, Cross-Buy with PS3)
  • Floating Cloud God Saves the Pilgrims in HD! ($3.49)
  • The HD Adventures of Rotating Octopus Character ($2.99)
  • Killzone: Mercenary public beta (free for everyone)

The lone PSP game this week is Sweet Fuse: At Your Side.

Sweet Fuse: At Your Side logo

This is another otome visual novel brought to us by the folks at Aksys Games. You play as Saki Inafune, niece to legendary game developer Keiji Inafune. Inafune opens an amusement park, and Saki is present at the opening. Thing go all out of sorts when Count Hogstein takes her uncle hostage. Together with seven guys, she decides to enter the park and save her uncle. Sweet Fuse is Vita-compatible. You can look for our full review of this one soon. ($24.99)

The lone PS2 Classic this week is Crimson Sea 2. ($9.99)


Machinarium (PS Vita) is being added to the Instant Game Collection for PlayStation Plus members.

With PAX Prime going on this week, PSN is having a PAX sale. The titles on sale include the following:

PAX Prime 2013 Sale

Game Regular Price Sale Price Plus Price
Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episodes 1 & 2 $14.99 $7.49 $3.75
Closure $14.99 $7.49 $3.75
Retro City Rampage (PS3 and PS Vita, Cross-Buy) $14.99 $4.99 $3.74
Dragon Fantasy Book I (PS3 and PS Vita, Cross-Buy) $9.99 $4.99 $2.50
Limbo (PS3 and PS Vita, Cross-Buy) $14.99 $7.49 $5.99
Tokyo Jungle $14.99 $7.49 $3.75
Zombie Tycoon II: Brainhov’s Revenge (PS3 and PS Vita, Cross-Buy) $9.99 $4.99 $2.50
Journey $14.99 $7.49 $3.75
Skullgirls $14.99 $7.49 $3.75
Retro/Grade $9.99 $4.99 $2.50
Dyad $14.99 $7.49 $3.75

Other sale items this week include the following:

  • Earth Defense Force 2017 Portable (PS Vita)
    Now $19.99 (original price $39.99)
  • Rocksmith—Various songs
    Now $1.99 (original price $2.99)
  • DJ Hero—Jay Z vs. Eminem Pack
    Now $3.99 (original price $7.99)
  • DJ Hero 2—Various songs
    Now $2.99–$3.99 (original price $5.99–$7.99)
  • Guitar Hero 5—Various songs
    Now $2.75–$5.49 (original price $5.49–$10.99)
  • Guitar Hero III—Various songs
    Now $3.13 (original price $6.25)
  • Guitar Hero World Tour—Various songs
    Now $2.75 (original price $5.49)
  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock—Various songs
    Now $2.75–$5.99 (original price $5.49–$11.99)

PS Vita Add-ons

LittleBigPlanet (PS Vita, Cross-Buy with PS3)

  • Garfield and Odie Minipack ($2.99)

PS3 Add-ons

Dynasty Warriors 8

  • New Stage and BGM Pack ($2.99)
  • Wallpapers—Kingdom Set ($1.99)

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F

  • Extra Character Modules ($2.99)

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory

  • Broccoli’s Milfeulle Sakuraba ($1.99)
  • CyberConnect2′s Cat Ear Maid ($1.99)
  • Falcom’s Caina Set ($1.99)
  • Mages.’ Airi Set ($1.99)
  • Marvelous AQL’s Mirai Set ($1.99)
  • Tekken’s Lili Set ($1.99)

LittleBigPlanet 2 (Cross-Buy with PS3 & PS Vita)

  • Garfield and Odie Minipack ($2.99)

LittleBigPlanet Karting (Cross-Buy with PS3 & PS Vita)

  • Garfield and Odie Minipack ($2.99)

Saints Row IV

  • Grass Roots Pack ($2.99)
  • Presidential Pack ($2.99)

Time and Eternity

  • A Whole Lotta Love Item Pack ($1.99)
  • Peppers (20-Pack) ($1.99)

Tokyo Jungle

  • Add-On Bundle ($9.99)


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