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Playstation Store Update for April 29, 2014

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PlayStation Store Update

PS4 Pre-Orders

EA Sports UFC ($59.99)

UFC The creators of the critically-acclaimed Fight Night franchise bring you into the next-generation of fighting. Step into the Octagon with EA SPORTS UFC and make your opponent feel every strike, takedown and submission.
Watch Dogs ($59.99)
Watch Dogs Hacking is your weapon. Control the city of Chicago. Become Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker but also a former thug, whose criminal past lead to a violent family tragedy. While on the hunt for those responsible, you will be able to tap into the city’s omnipresent security cameras, download personal information to locate a target, control systems such as traffic lights and the electrical grid to stop a chase, and more. Now the city of Chicago has become your ultimate weapon to exact your own style of revenge.
Watch Dogs Gold Edition ($79.99)
Watch Dogs Get Watch_Dogs plus Season Pass. Control the city of Chicago. Become Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker whose criminal past lead to a violent family tragedy. While on the hunt for those responsible, you will be able to tap into the city’s omnipresent security cameras, download personal information to locate a target, control systems such as traffic lights and the electrical grid to stop a chase, and more. Now the city of Chicago has become your ultimate weapon to exact your own style of revenge.
Wolfenstein: The New Order ($59.99)
Wolfenstein The New Order Europe, 1960. The tide of World War II has been turned using a new kind of mysterious, advanced technology. Using unrelenting force and intimidation, a ruthless world power has brought even the most powerful of nations to their knees. The regime now dominates the globe with an iron fist. You are the only man capable of rewriting history. In Wolfenstein: The New Order, assume the role of super soldier B.J. Blazkowicz as he uses elite combat tactics and an arsenal of uber advanced weaponry to take down the most powerful empire the world has ever known.
PS3 Pre-Orders
Wolfenstein: The New Order ($59.99)
Wolfenstein The New Order Europe, 1960. The tide of World War II has been turned using a new kind of mysterious, advanced technology. Using unrelenting force and intimidation, a ruthless world power has brought even the most powerful of nations to their knees. The regime now dominates the globe with an iron fist. You are the only man capable of rewriting history. In Wolfenstein: The New Order, assume the role of super soldier B.J. Blazkowicz as he uses elite combat tactics and an arsenal of uber advanced weaponry to take down the most powerful empire the world has ever known.
PS4 Games
Child of Light ($14.99)

Child of Light Set in the magical world of Lemuria, Child of Light takes us on the coming-of-age journey of Aurora, a young girl struggling to save a lost kingdom and her ailing father. The daughter of the Duke of Carniola is transported to Lemuria, a mysterious world that needs her help. Identified as the Child of Light and granted the power of flight, she takes on the minions of Lemuria’s Dark Queen in her quest to recover the sun, the moon and the stars to return home. Along the way she’ll discover that her destiny may be far greater than she ever dreamed.
Daylight ($14.99)
Daylight Experience Daylight, a procedurally generated psychological thriller for your PlayStation 4 system. The all-new Unreal Engine 4 enhances the visuals of your escape to freedom like never before, heightening every bone-chilling detail of your surroundings. Get lost in a maze that changes with every playthrough, allowing for limitless replayability and the tension of unpredictability every time you start the game. Navigate to safety while avoiding what lurks in darkness. What will be waiting for you down the next corridor?
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($59.99)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 BONUS! Purchase The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from the PlayStation Network and receive the electrifying Electro-Proof Suit for free!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 takes place outside the events of the 2nd film in a unique story where Spider-Man discovers a larger threat to NYC that has turned the underworld upside down.
PS3 GamesChild of Light ($14.99)
Child of Light Set in the magical world of Lemuria, Child of Light takes us on the coming-of-age journey of Aurora, a young girl struggling to save a lost kingdom and her ailing father. The daughter of the Duke of Carniola is transported to Lemuria, a mysterious world that needs her help. Identified as the Child of Light and granted the power of flight, she takes on the minions of Lemuria’s Dark Queen in her quest to recover the sun, the moon and the stars to return home. Along the way she’ll discover that her destiny may be far greater than she ever dreamed.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($49.99)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 BONUS! Purchase The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from PSN and receive the electrifying Electro-Proof Suit for free!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 takes place outside the events of the 2nd film in a unique story where Spider-Man discovers a larger threat to NYC that has turned the underworld upside down.
Dynasty Warriors 7 Xtreme Legends ($29.99)
Xtreme Legends The DYNASTY WARRIORS series let you step into the shoes of the greatest generals in Ancient China. In this Tactical Action game players can enjoy the thrill of taking down thousands of enemies and become the greatest hero in Chinese history. DYNASTY WARRIORS 7: Xtreme Legends is a stand-alone expansion that supercharges the world of DYNASTY WARRIORS 7 with many different enhancements.
Raiden IV: Overkill ($19.99)
Raiden IV The series that changed the history of arcade shoot’em ups is back with the crazed action of Overkill mode! OverKill Mode – a brand-new mode with new mission stages and a revamped scoring system! Master a variety of new weapons as swarms of enemy fighters try and put you down. Everything from fan favorites, such as the Spread Shot and Vulcan Laser, will be available, as well as new weapons and items! Instill fear in your enemies with devastating attacks and earn the acclaimed title of Master Ace!
Rambo The Video Game ($39.99)
Rambo In this classic arcade adventure you can use the classic Rambo weapon set of a bow, a knife, and guns as you encounter (and create) chaos, carnage and destruction.16 Missions of action based on the movie series. All-out action in rail-shooting face-offs – players will need to make tactical use of cover-options to survive the enemy onslaught.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Stars Battle ($49.99)
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure With a revolutionary proprietary graphics shader system, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle gives players the feeling that they are participating in vivid and colorful battles straight from the pages of the manga. Players will be able to choose from an impressive cast of characters spanning the entire series. Each character comes with their signature moves punctuated by dynamic camera angles to capture every highlight of the fight either against computer opponents via Story Mode or human adversaries online.
Thriller Chiller Bundle ($19.99)

Twisted Lands Bundle Why does your heart beat faster when you peer into a dark room? What makes your skin goose bump when you see an odd shape in the shadows? Why do you hold your breath when you hear a strange noise? Fear.
Yu-Gi-Oh! Millenium Duels ($9.99)
Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Yu-Gi-Oh! characters from the past and present and others online! Includes the latest cards from the official Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game. Compete against the popular characters from Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s, and Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL.
PSone ClassicBust A Move 4 ($5.99)
Bust a Move 4 Bust-A-Move 4 is an adrenaline-packed, highly addictive, bubble-busting puzzle game. Featuring a variety of modes and tons of playable characters, there’s plenty of ways to play!
Apps

DailyBurn (PS3)

DailyBurn DailyBurn is the best fitness experience anywhere. DailyBurn offers unparalleled variety – from bodyweight training and kettlebells, to dance and yoga – so you can always find the perfect workout! DailyBurn’s team of expert trainers keeps you engaged and gets you faster results while having fun. Best of all, you can sign up and try DailyBurn totally 100% FREE for 30 days. That’s no commitment – cancel anytime. Sign up and start working out with DailyBurn now!
App Updates
HBO GO (PS3)
HBO GO A wry new original weekly series that will take a satirical look at news, politics and current events, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver debuts Sunday, April 27 on HBO GO. Hosted by Emmy-winner John Oliver, the series will highlight the key events of the week that was, with a look forward to the week ahead making it the last stop for those in the know. For a trailer, click here.
Hulu Plus (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Hulu Plus Childhood sucks. Imaginary friends rule. Moone Boy is a quirky comedy about 12-year-old Martin Moone and his bearded, sarcastic, imaginary friend Sean. Martin’s imaginary pal plays the banjo, writes bad love poetry, and helps Martin navigate the challenges of his eccentric childhood. This semi-autobiographical series, written by and starring Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids), was a critical hit in the UK and is now exclusively on Hulu. Get this an more for $7.99/month with limited advertising.
MLB.TV Premium (PS3/PS4)
MLB TV The MLB season is underway. You can watch live baseball games on your PS4 with a subscription to MLB.TV Premium. Watch HD Quality broadcasts of every out-of-market game live or on demand on your PS4. Choose Home or Away feeds, pause and rewind live game action with DVR capabilities. Sign up here.
Netflix (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Netflix Logo This week on Netflix, we have a ton of awesome content ready for you to enjoy. First off, we have just added season 7 of the always interesting TV series, Psych. We also have the movie that made Russell Crowe a household name, Gladiator. Also, we have Joseph Gordon-Levitt in his most interesting role yet as Jon Martello in Don Jon. Last, but not least, to get you ready for the reboot of Godzilla this summer, check out some of the Godzilla’s best movies across the decades.
Qello Concerts (PS3/PS Vita)
Qello Celtic Woman (Emerald: Musical Gems Live in Concert) is all about beauteous blondes singing Irish songs, with jigs and bagpipes. Lez Zeppelin: Live is a quartet of hard rockin’ women who cover the iconic band’s music. Queen: Live at Wembley features Rock and Roll Hall of Famers in 1986, filling up the iconic London stadium and putting on two memorable shows. And fans of Peter Frampton, whose Come Alive album was an all-time best seller in 1976, will find him in great form on Live in Detroit.
Redbox Instant by Verizon (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Redbox Instant Check out these new additions on Redbox Instant. Labor Day and The Legend of Hercules are now available to rent & buy digitally or to put on reservation at your nearest Redbox kiosk. Also, 47 Ronin, starring Keanu Reeves, is now available to reserve at the kiosk. If you want to get your Spider-Man fix in before seeing the Amazing Spider-Man 2, you can BUY The Amazing Spider-Man or any of the original trilogy. Additionally, we have added classics like Blade, Austin Powers and the horror cult classic Leprechaun (featuring a young Jennifer Aniston).
WWE Network (PS3/PS4)

WWE Network When playing by the rules gets you nowhere, it’s time to get extreme! Don’t miss WWE World Champion Daniel Bryan when he defends his title against Kane in an Extreme Rules Match, John Cena battles Bray Wyatt in a Steel Cage and Evolution reunites to challenge The Shield in a Six Man Tag Match at WWE Extreme Rules, Sunday, May 4 at 8e/5p, Live on WWE Network. Don’t have WWE Network? Subscribe today!
Demos

LEGO The Hobbit (PS3)

Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels (PS3)

PlayStation Plus

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PlayStation Plus: Discounts

Title Plus Price Regular Sale Price
Armored Core: Verdict Day $5.00 $9.99

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist Of Dusk $24.49 $34.99

Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice Of Arland (Ps Vita) $19.59 $27.99

Atelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer Of Arland $19.59 $27.99

Chrono Cross (Ps3/Psp/Ps Vita) $3.49 $4.99

Chrono Trigger (Ps3/Psp/Ps Vita) $3.49 $4.99

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc (Ps Vita) $32.39 $35.99

Daylight $9.59 $11.99

Devil May Cry Hd Collection $8.99 $14.99

Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of Z $15.00 $29.99

Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of Z (Ps Vita) $10.00 $19.99

Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational $5.00 $9.99

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory $14.69 $20.99

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance $14.99 $24.99

Metal Gear Solid Hd Collection $11.99 $19.99

Metal Gear Solid: Hd Collection (Ps Vita) $8.99 $14.99

Muramasa Rebirth $7.49 $12.49

Persona4 Golden (Ps Vita) $14.62 $19.49

Rain $3.75 $7.49

Rambo The Video Game $31.99 $39.99

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers $15.00 $29.99

SoulcaliburV $5.00 $9.99

Tales Of Symphonia Chronicles $10.00 $19.99

Time And Eternity $9.79 $13.99

Wolfenstein The New Order (PS4 Pre-Order) $53.99 $59.99

Wolfenstein The New Order (PS3 Pre-Order) $53.99 $59.99

Ys: Memories Of Celceta (Ps Vita) $19.59 $27.99

Zone Of The Enders Hd Collection $10.49 $17.49
Sales

Title Sale Price Regular Price
Armored Core: Verdict Day (PS3) $9.99 $19.99

Army Corps Of Hell (PS Vita) $7.99 $39.99

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist Of Dusk (PS3) $34.99 $49.99

Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice Of Arland (PS Vita) $27.99 $39.99

Atelier Totori Plus: The Adventurer Of Arland (PS Vita) $27.99 $39.99

Chrono Cross (PS3, PSP, Vita) $4.99 $9.99

Chrono Trigger (PS3, PSP, Vita) $4.99 $9.99

Crystal Defenders (PSP) $4.99 $9.99

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc (PS Vita) $35.99 $39.99

Daylight (PS4) $11.99 $14.99

Devil May Cry Hd Collection (PS3) $14.99 $29.99

Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of Z (PS3) $29.99 $59.99

Dragon Ball Z: Battle Of Z (PS Vita) $19.99 $39.99

Elevator Action Deluxe (PS3) $4.99 $9.99

Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational (PS3) $9.99 $19.99

Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory (PS3) $20.99 $29.99

Lord Of Arcana (PSP, Vita) $4.99 $19.99

Metal Gear Solid HD Collection (PS3) $19.99 $39.99

Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection (PS Vita) $14.99 $29.99

Metal Gear Rising Revengeance (PS3) $24.99 $49.99

Moon Diver (PS3) $7.49 $14.99

Muramasa Rebirth (PS Vita) $12.49 $24.99

Persona 4 Arena (PS3) $14.99 $29.99

Persona 4 Arena: Additional Colors Full Pack (PS3) $2.99 $5.99

Persona 4 Arena: Additional Colors Pack 1 (PS3) $0.99 $1.99

Persona 4 Arena: Additional Colors Pack 2 (PS3) $0.99 $1.99

Persona 4 Arena: Additional Colors Pack 3 (PS3) $0.99 $1.99

Persona 4 Arena: Additional Colors Pack 4 (PS3) $0.99 $1.99

Persona 4 Arena: Glasses Full Pack (PS3) $2.99 $5.99

Persona 4 Arena: Glasses Pack 1 (PS3) $0.99 $1.99

Persona 4 Arena: Glasses Pack 2 (PS3) $0.99 $1.99

Persona 4 Arena: Glasses Pack 3 (PS3) $0.99 $1.99

Persona 4 Arena: Glasses Pack 4 (PS3) $0.99 $1.99

Persona 4 Arena: Navigation 1 (Teddie) (PS3) $1.49 $2.99

Persona 4 Arena: Navigation 2 (Yosuke) (PS3) $1.49 $2.99

Persona 4 Arena: Navigation 3 (Mitsuru) (PS3) $1.49 $2.99

Persona 4 Arena: Navigation 4 (Aigis) (PS3) $1.49 $2.99

Persona 4 Arena: Navigation 5 (Fuuka) (PS3) $1.49 $2.99

Persona 4 Arena: Navigation 6 (Nanako) (PS3) $1.49 $2.99

Persona 4 Arena: Ultimate Edition (PS3) $22.49 $44.99

Persona 4 Golden (PS Vita) $19.49 $29.99

Rain (PS3) $7.49 $14.99

Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers (PS3) $29.99 $59.99

Sorcery Saga: Curse Of The Great Curry God (PS Vita) $24.99 $34.99

Soul Calibur V (PS3) $9.99 $19.99

Space Invaders Infinity Gene (PS3) $4.99 $9.99

Star Wars Pinball Pack Unlock (PS3) $4.99 $9.99

Star Wars Pinball: Balance Of The Force (PS3) $4.99 $9.99

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (PS3) $4.99 $9.99

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II (PS3) $9.99 $19.99

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together (PSP, Vita) $9.99 $19.99

Tales Of Symphonia Chronicles (Bundle) (PS3) $19.99 $39.99

Time And Eternity (PS3) $13.99 $19.99

Vagrant Story (PS3, PSP, Vita) $2.99 $5.99

Warframe: Warframe 370 Platinum (PS4) $14.99 $19.99

Warframe: Warframe: 1000 Platinum + Mod (PS4) $37.49 $49.99

Warframe: Warframe: 170 Platinum (PS4) $7.49 $9.99

Warframe: Warframe: 2100 Platinum + Mods (PS4) $74.99 $99.99

Warframe: Warframe: 3210 Platinum + Mods (PS4) $112.49 $149.99

Warframe: Warframe: 75 Platinum (PS4) $3.99 $4.99

Ys: Memories Of Celceta $27.99 $39.99

Zen Pinball 2: Star Wars Pinball $4.99 $9.99

Zen Pinball 2: Star Wars Pinball Balance Of The Force $4.99 $9.99

Zone Of The Enders Hd Collection $17.49 $34.99
Price Drops

Title New Price Original Price


Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (PS3) $39.99 $59.99

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (PS4) $39.99 $59.99

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (PS3) $19.99 $29.99

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (PS Vita) $19.99 $39.99

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (PS Vita) $19.99 $39.99

Real Boxing (PS Vita) $6.99 $9.99

Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3) $39.99 $59.99

Dust 514: Origin Pack (PS3) $2.49 $4.99

Killer Is Dead (PS3) $19.99 $29.99

Killer Is Dead: Smooth Operator Pack (PS3) $1.99 $2.99
PS4 Add-onsChild of Light

Dark Aurora Customization Pack ($1.99)

Light Aurora Customization Pack ($1.99)

Pack Of Faceted Oculi ($2.99)

Pack Of Rough Oculi ($0.99)

Pack Of Tumbled Occuli ($1.99)

Stardust Pack ($2.99)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition

New Stage & BGM Pack 10 ($2.99)

New Stage & BGM Pack 9 ($2.99)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Black Suit ($1.99)

Cosmic Suit ($1.99)

Proof Suit ($1.99)

Ends Of The Earth Suit ($1.99)

Noir Suit ($1.99)
Zen Pinball 2 Star Wars

Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within ($9.99)
PS3 Add-ons
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Black Suit ($1.99)

Cosmic Suit ($1.99)

Proof Suit ($1.99)

Ends Of The Earth Suit ($1.99)

Noir Suit ($1.99)
BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

Stage BGM Set 5 ($3.99)
Child of Light
Dark Aurora Customization Pack ($1.99)

Light Aurora Customization Pack ($1.99)

Pack Of Faceted Oculi ($2.99)

Pack Of Rough Oculi ($0.99)

Pack Of Tumbled Occuli ($1.99)

Stardust Pack ($2.99)
Defiance

Arktech Revolution ($9.99, Free for Season Pass)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition

New Stage & Bgm Pack 10 ($2.99)

New Stage & Bgm Pack 9 ($2.99)
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Stars Battle

Old Joseph Joestar ($1.99)

Campaign Mode Pack 1 Update (Free)
LittleBigPlanet 2
Oddworld: Abe Costume ($1.99, Cross-Buy)
LittleBigPlanet Karting
Oddworld: Abe Costume ($1.99, Cross-Buy)
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Gagap Tentacle (Free)

Homesick Sakura (Free)

Soul Sacrifice Set (Free)
Rocksmith 2014
Alter Bridge – Blackbird ($2.99)

Alter Bridge – Isolation ($2.99)

Alter Bridge – Rise Today ($2.99)

Alter Bridge – Ties That Bind ($2.99)

Alter Bridge Song Pack ($9.99)
Yu-Gi-Oh! Millennium Duels

Aqua Pack ($1.99)

Brotherhood Of The Firefist Deck ($2.99)

Bujin Deck ($2.99)

Chronomaly Pack ($1.99)

Constellar Deck ($2.99)

Earthbound Djinn Pack ($1.99)

Evilswarm Deck ($2.99)

Evo Pack ($1.99)

Gagaga Deck ($2.99)

Gem-Knight Deck ($2.99)

Ghostrick Pack ($1.99)

Gishki Deck ($2.99)

Gusto Deck ($2.99)

Hazy Heraldic Pack ($1.99)

Heroic Noble Knights Pack ($1.99)

Hieratic Dragon Pack ($1.99)

Inzektor Pack ($1.99)

Karakuri Deck ($2.99)

Laval Deck ($2.99)

Machina Meklord Pack ($1.99)

Madolche Pack ($1.99)

Mecha Phantom Beast Pack ($1.99)

Mermail Deck ($2.99)

Naturia Deck ($2.99)

Ninja Pack ($1.99)

Nordic Pack ($1.99)

Photon Galaxy Deck ($2.99)

Prophecy Deck ($2.99)

Reptilianne Pack ($1.99)

Samurai Boxer Pack ($1.99)

Scrap Pack ($1.99)

Steelswarm Archfiend Pack ($1.99)

T.G. Pack ($1.99)

Utopia Pack ($1.99)

Vylon Pack ($1.99)

Watt Pack ($1.99)

Windup Pack ($1.99)
Zen Pinball 2 Star Wars

Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within ($9.99)
PS Vita Add-onsConception II: Children of the Seven Stars
Clad In Gold ($2.49)

Echoing Song ($2.49)

Overlord’s Return (Free)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Gagap Tentacle (Free)

Homesick Sakura (Free)

Soul Sacrifice Set (Free)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition

New Stage & Bgm Pack 10 ($2.99)

New Stage & Bgm Pack 9 ($2.99)
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
Oddworld: Abe Costume ($1.99, Cross-Buy)

Spring Seasonal Creator Kit (Free)
Soul Sacrifice

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace Collaboration Costume: Ace of Souls (Free)
Zen Pinball 2 Star Wars
Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within ($9.99)
Avatars (PS3, PS Vita, PSP)Ak Is My Homeboy Avatar ($0.99)

Are You Talking To Me Avatar ($0.99)

Extreme Caution Elite Gamer Avatar ($0.99)

Gamer Crown – Gold Avatar ($0.99)

Girl Gamer On Patrol Avatar ($0.99)

I’m The Guv’nor Avatar ($0.99)

Love Avatar ($0.99)

Mess With The Best Avatar ($0.99)

Populus Non Game Avatars: 10 Item Bundled Sale Pack 1 ($3.99)

Populus Non Game Avatars: 12 Item Bundled Sale Pack 1 ($4.99)

Populus Non Game Avatars: 20 Item Bundled Sale Pack 1 ($6.99)

Stick It To The Man Ray Avatar ($0.49)

Stick It To The Man The Man Avatar ($0.49)

The Witch And The Hundred Knight: Arlecchino Avata ($0.49)

The Witch And The Hundred Knight: Knight Avatar ($0.49)

The Witch And The Hundred Knight: Lana Avatar ($0.49)

The Witch And The Hundred Knight: Metallia Avatar ($0.49)

The Witch And The Hundred Knight: Visco Avatar ($0.49)

Uzi Does It Avatar ($0.99)

Warning! Sleeping Gamer Avatar ($0.99)
PS3 Themes

A Dynamic Gangster Ronda Theme ($2.99)

Abstract Flair Bundle ($3.99)

Abstract Helix Bundle ($3.99)

Aimi Dynamic Ebunnie Theme ($2.99)

April Summers 1 Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Astrea Static I ($1.99)

Chelsea F.C. The Bridge Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Digital Blasphemy Static Series IX ($1.99)

Digital Blasphemy: Sleepwalker I Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Digital Blasphemy: Sleepwalker II Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Emma Glover 1 Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Rage Comics: SuperHero Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Rage Static Series I ($1.99)
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show) Playstation Store Update for April 22, 2014

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PlayStation Store Update

Posted by Grace Chen on Apr 22, 2014 // Director, PlayStation Store
PlayStation Store Update

PS4 Games
Octodad: Dadliest Catch ($14.99)

Octodad Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human, as he goes about his life. Octodad’s existence is a constant struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy boneless tentacles while simultaneously keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family.

Putty Squad ($24.99)
Putty Squad The unlikeliest of heroes, Putty has unique powers that make gameplay incredibly addictive, yet accessible for the casual gamer, with power ups and special objects to find and use, Putty Squad will keep you hooked for hours and hours of game play fun.

Cel Damage HD (3 Way Cross Buy) ($9.99)
Cel Damage HD Take control of the world’s nuttiest cartoon drivers to demolish your friends with insane weapons and wacky arena hazards! Cel Damage HD is the definitive local multiplayer game, so just add a couch and have a blast with your friends and family. Master the single-player mode to get a leg up on the competition! Purchasing this content entitles you to the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita versions!

PS3 Games

Cel Damage HD (3 Way Cross Buy) ($9.99)
Cel Damage HD Cel Damage HD is the definitive local multiplayer game, so just add a couch and have a blast with your friends and family. Master the single-player mode to get a leg up on the competition! Cel Damage HD is a re-release of the classic vehicle combat game Cel Damage, all tuned up and running in High Definition. Purchasing this content entitles you to the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita versions!

Defense Technica ($9.99)
Defense Technica The new revolution of Tower defense! Defense Technica! A project ‘Noah’ is now released to defeat the cruel invader Hergus and save the world. You should defend the core and struggle against the constantly rushing enemy in the battlefield where attack paths and the land, or weather are changed in real-time. You will be amazed at the gorgeous landscape in the beautiful graphic of Defense Technica.

Soulcalibur Lost Swords (FREE)
Soul Calibur For the first time ever, take up your weapon and join the epic world of Soulcalibur for free! Choose from one of your favorite characters of the franchise and journey through an epic tale of suspense and excitement. Find your opponent’s weakness and crush them with one of many devastating elements for a chance to uncover hidden treasures. Use them to customize your characters to truly make it your own unique tale.

PS Vita Games
The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Ep.1 All That Remains ($4.99)
TWD Season 2 Download Episode One of The Walking Dead: Season Two, a five-part game series that continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned by the undead apocalypse. Left to fend for herself, she has been forced to learn how to survive in a world gone mad.

Demon Gaze ($39.99)
Demon Gaze Awaken in a land of treasure, mystery, and danger in this spine-tingling dungeon RPG! Take up arms to eke out a living exploring labyrinths as a Demon Gazer…

Putty Squad ($24.99)
Putty Squad The unlikeliest of heroes, Putty has unique powers that make gameplay incredibly addictive, yet accessible for the casual gamer, with power ups and special objects to find and use, Putty Squad will keep you hooked for hours and hours of game play fun.

Starlight Inception ($22.99)
Starlight Inception STARLIGHT INCEPTION is a relevant 1st / 3rd person space combat experience with elements of exploration. Features include fighter based combat that takes you from space to the surface of planets and moons and back again, an immersive single-player story-based campaign, and a single player 3D tower defense Fly Patrol campaign. Between combat operations, explore the decks of your mothership, in an interactive first person mode. Online Multiplayer dogfighting missions activating in the near future…

Cel Damage HD (3 Way Cross Buy) ($9.99)
Cel Damage HD Take control of the world’s nuttiest cartoon drivers to demolish your friends with insane weapons and wacky arena hazards! Cel Damage HD is a re-release of the classic vehicle combat game Cel Damage, all tuned up and running in High Definition. Purchasing this content entitles you to the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita versions!

App Updates
Amazon Instant Video (PS3/PS4)
Amazon Instant This week on Amazon Instant Video, get ready to become a world traveler with “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig star in this drama where a day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. Also, if you have Amazon Prime, you can see the entire first season of “Defiance,” which takes place in St. Louis during the year 2046 after various alien races have arrived on Earth.

Crackle (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Crackle To get you ready for the May 2nd premiere of Amazing Spider-Man 2, Crackle has an exclusive, in-depth documentary “Heroes & Villains: The Amazing World of Spider-Man”. This Crackle exclusive gives fans an in-depth look into these interesting yet often overlooked evildoers, and challenges them to consider the story from the villain’s point of view. And of course, it also teases which super-villains might appear in future Spider-Man adventures. Watch “Heroes & Villains: The Amazing World of Spider-Man” now only on Crackle.

Crunchyroll (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Crunchyroll It’s the start of a new anime season, and we launched a ton of great new anime titles entering our service, including the eagerly-awaited season 2 of “Fairy Tail”, as well as the juggernaut Shounen Jump favorite, “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”! And let’s not forget new titles like “Black Bullet”, based on the popular light novel of the same name, and Nanana’s Buried Treasure, from the same studio that produced hits like Sword Art Online!

EPIX (PS3/PS4)
Epix Hey Time Warner Cable (TWC) users, you can now authenticate the EPIX app on your PS3 or PS4. TWC Digital Basic and Preferred TV subscribers can access the EPIX app now for complimentary access to all of the network’s big movies, music events, comedy specials and originals thru June 18! Visit http://www.twc.com/EPIX for more information.

IGN (PS4)

IGN App Check out the IGN App to get up-to-the-minute news updates on everything gaming, watch expert reviews for upcoming new games, and increase your gaming prowess with strategy and walkthrough content for PlayStation games.

MLB.TV Premium (PS3/PS4)
MLB TV The MLB season is underway. You can watch live baseball games on your PS4 with a subscription to MLB.TV Premium. Watch HD Quality broadcasts of every out-of-market game live or on demand on your PS4. Choose Home or Away feeds, pause and rewind live game action with DVR capabilities. Sign up here.

Qello Concerts (PS3/PS Vita)
Qello This week we feature the Beach Boys’ patented California sound, in Phoenix in 2012, as well as their 50th anniversary concert, “50: Live in Concert.” We surf over to Sofia, Bulgaria for “The Big Four: Live From Bulgaria”, a five-hour metal-thon with Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, and Metallica. Then we head over to Nashville to celebrate Ringo Starr’s birthday along with some of his closest musical pals with “Ringo at the Ryman.”

VUDU (PS3/PS4)
Vudu This week on VUDU, we have some great movies for you to enjoy. First off, we have the intense crime movie, “Bad Country”, featuring William Dafoe, Tom Berenger and Matt Dillon. Next up, we have animated feature “Son of Batman”, where Batman discovers that he has a teenage son, secretly raised by the League of Assassins. Lastly, we have season 2 of the sci-fi show “Orphan Black”, which continues where season 1 ended, with Sarah in a desperate race to find her missing daughter and a head-to-head confrontation with a ruthless pro-clone, Rachel.

Demos

Defense Technica (PS3)

The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Ep.1 All That Remains (Vita)

PlayStation PlusPlayStation Plus: Instant Game Collection

Plus - PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD

Become a PlayStation Plus member

PlayStation Plus: Discounts

Title Plus Price Regular Price


Octodad: Dadliest Catch (PS4) $11.99 $14.99

Batman Arkham Asylum (PS3) $12.59 $13.99

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (Vita) $12.59 $13.99

Batman: Arkham Origins (PS3) $25.19 $27.99

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (PS3) $25.19 $27.99

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (Vita) $12.59 $13.99

Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (PS4) $25.19 $27.99

Lego Batman 2: Dc Super Heroes (PS3) $12.59 $13.99

Lego Batman 2: Dc Super Heroes (Vita) $12.59 $13.99

Mortal Kombat Vs. Dc Universe (PS3) $12.59 $13.99

Cel Damage HD (PS4) $8.99 $9.99

Cel Damage HD (PS3) $8.99 $9.99

Cel Damage HD (Vita) $8.99 $9.99

PS4 Add-onsCall of Duty: Ghosts
Call of Duty Ghosts: Devastation Pre-order – $14.99
Just Dance 2014
Beauty and a Beat – Justin Bieber Ft. Nicki Minaj – Solo ($2.99)

Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5 Ft. Christina Aguilera – Solo ($2.99)

One Thing – One Direction – Duo ($2.99)

Wake Me Up – Avicii – Solo ($2.99)

Waking Up In Vegas – Katy Perry – Solo ($2.99)

We R Who We R – Ke$Ha – Solo ($2.99)
Pinball Arcade

Pinball Arcade Pro Table Pack 21: Fish Tales ($7.99)

Pinball Arcade Pro Table Pack 22: Black Rose ($7.99)

Pinball Arcade Table Pack 21 Pro Upgrade: Fish Tales ($3.99)

Pinball Arcade Table Pack 21: Fish Tales ($4.99)

Pinball Arcade Table Pack 22 Pro Upgrade: Black Rose ($3.99)

Pinball Arcade Table Pack 22: Black Rose ($4.99)
PS3 Add-onsBatman: Arkham Origins

A Cold Cold Heart (Free For Season Pass) ($9.99)
Call of Duty: Ghosts
Call of Duty Ghosts: Devastation Pre-order – $14.99
Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate
Nurse Costume 10-Character Set ($14.99)

Ayane Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Christie Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Costume Catalog 12 (Free)

Helena Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Hitomi Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Kasumi Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Kokoro Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Leifang Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Mila Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Momiji Nurse Costume ($1.99)

Tina Nurse Costume ($1.99)
Live Event

Bellator 120 – Alvarez vs. Chandler III ($34.95)
Just Dance 2014
Beauty and a Beat – Justin Bieber Ft. Nicki Minaj – Solo ($2.99)

Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5 Ft. Christina Aguilera – Solo ($2.99)

One Thing – One Direction – Duo ($2.99)

Wake Me Up – Avicii – Solo ($2.99)

Waking Up In Vegas – Katy Perry – Solo ($2.99)

We R Who We R – Ke$Ha – Solo ($2.99)
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace
Big Bell (Free)

Flower of a Beauty (Free)

Gravity Rush Set (Free)

Special Quest 1 (Free)
Rocksmith 2014

Everclear – Father of Mine ($2.99)

Silverchair – Tomorrow ($2.99)

Spin Doctors – Two Princes ($2.99)
PS Vita Add-ons
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Big Bell (Free)

Flower of a Beauty (Free)

Gravity Rush Set (Free)

Special Quest 1 (Free)
Soul Sacrifice

Toukiden Collaboration Costume: Mononofu (Free)
The Walking Dead: Season 2

Season Pass ($19.99)

Episode 2: A House Divided ($4.99)
Toukiden: The Age of Demons

Additional Missions 1 ($0.99)

Additional Missions 2 ($0.99)

Additional Missions 11 ($1.99)
Demon Gaze
NIS Character Art Bundle (Free)

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z

Japanese Voice Data (Free)
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Fallen Disciples (Free)

Love And Magic ($2.49)

Seeking Power ($2.49)
PS3 Avatars

Populus Non Game Avatars: 16 Item Bundled Sale Pack 1 ($5.99)

Populus Non Game Avatars: 9 Item Bundled Sale Pack 1 ($3.99)
PS3 Themes

Abstract: Dust Bundle ($3.99)

Abstract: Eclipse Bundle ($3.99)

Astrea Mech Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Bianca Lemus: Sashimi Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Dynamic Death Dealer Theme 7 ($2.99)

Dynamic Horror Skulls Theme 2 ($2.99)

Matt Dixon: Static Series 5 ($1.99)

Rage Comics: Elegante Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Rage Comics: Gasp Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Rage Comics: Not Bad Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
Playstation Store Update for April 15, 2014

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PlayStation Store Update+ Posted by Grace Chen on Apr 15, 2014 // Director, PlayStation Store
PlayStation Store Update

PS4 Pre-Orders
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($59.99)

Amazing Spider-Man 2 Bonus: Purchase The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from PlayStation Store and receive the electrifying Electro-Proof Suit for free!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 takes place outside the events of the 2nd film in a unique story where Spider-Man discovers a larger threat to NYC that has turned the underworld upside down.

PS3 Pre-Orders
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($49.99)
Amazing Spider-Man 2 Bonus: Purchase The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from PlayStation Store and receive the electrifying Electro-Proof Suit for free!

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 takes place outside the events of the 2nd film in a unique story where Spider-Man discovers a larger threat to NYC that has turned the underworld upside down.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All Stars Battle ($49.99)
*Coming Soon

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure With a revolutionary proprietary graphics shader system, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle gives players the feeling that they are participating in vivid and colorful battles straight from the pages of the manga. Players will be able to choose from an impressive cast of characters spanning the entire series. Each character comes with their signature moves punctuated by dynamic camera angles to capture every highlight of the fight either against computer opponents via Story Mode or human adversaries online.

PS4 GamesFinal Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition ($59.99)
FF14 A Realm Reborn For the true Final Fantasy fan, this collectors edition contains some exclusive in game items that will truly improve your time in the realm of Eorzea.

- Helm of Light

- Baby Behemoth Minion

- Coeurl Mount

- Behemoth Barding

- Wind-up Moogle

- Fat Chocobo

*Requires monthly subscription
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn ($39.99)
FF14 A Realm Reborn Be amongst the first to explore a land embraced by Gods and forged by Heroes. Embark on the adventure of a lifetime and save the realm of Eorzea.

- All the hallmarks of the FINAL FANTASY franchise, including an engaging storyline, genre-leading graphics, and majestic music

- Robust and varied gameplay—such as Free Companies, story-focused missions, and exhilarating public battles—designed to bring players together

- A flexible class system that allows players to change roles on the fly, simply by changing their equipped weapon or tool

- A breathtaking musical score that accompanies your adventures and changes dynamically while you play

*Requires monthly subscription
Trials Fusion Digital Deluxe Edition ($39.99)
Trials Fusion This edition of Trials Fusion includes both the full Trials Fusion game and the Season Pass for access to future additional content. The Season Pass also includes the bonus Crater Hazmat Suit rider outfit.
Trials Fusion ($19.99)
Trials Fusion Take on an unlimited array of platform-racing challenges in the unreal world of Trials Fusion. Using your skills to traverse across obstacle-laden, ramp-ridden courses, you must strive to set track records against the best Trials players around the globe. Whether you’re racing alone, with friends, or in a global tournament, competition is always around you. And racing on official courses is just the beginning. A rich world of custom courses—built by some of the most creative and skilled content creators in gaming—awaits those who are continually searching for a new, insane track to conquer. And with long-term support of fresh features and content, the Trials experience will continue to expand and challenge players in new and exhilarating ways.
Backgammon Blitz ($7.99)
Backgammon Blitz Backgammon’s back… with a bang! Beloved by millions, played for centuries, backgammon is a two-player strategy game quite unlike any other. The goal is simple: race to get your checkers off the board first, but the deceptively deep rules and rhythm of backgammon has secured it as a favorite among casual and veteran players alike. Whether in single, local or online multiplayer or blasting through the madness of Blitz mode: one taste and you’ll be hooked. Rendered in a gorgeous style – harnessing cutting-edge tech – this vision of backgammon isn’t merely a faithful adaptation of the game it’s a world you want to reach out and touch, a place and atmosphere you want to relax in and soak up as you graduate from pupil to master, or veteran to… show-off.
Pure Chess ($7.99)
Pure Chess Experience one of the oldest known boardgames on the advanced technology of today. With ultra-realistic HD visuals you can almost reach out and touch the pieces. Pure Chess is a game that can be played by everyone, at any age, but mastered by only a few.
 The question is… Are you a Grandmaster in the making?
Pure Chess Complete Bundle ($14.99)
Pure-Chess Plan your attack in style with the Pure Chess Complete Bundle! Including the full game and all game packs Easter Island, Halloween, Roman, Park, Forest and Battalion. Enjoy all of Pure Chess’ stunning HD visuals – in one incredible package, at a discounted price! Are you a Grandmaster in the making?
That Trivia Game ($9.99)
That Trivia Game Play against the computer or up to 3 of your friends in That Trivia Game! Featuring over 1,000 up-to-date questions to test your knowledge of 20 different categories for hours of fun for the whole family! With 24 character combinations and four challenging rounds per game, That Trivia Game is more exciting each time you play!

PS3 GamesCartoon Network Punch Time Explosion Xl ($19.99)
Cartoon Network Did you ever wonder what would happen if Humungousaur and Samurai Jack met up in a dark alley? What if Dexter took on Mac and Bloo? The possibilities are endless! If only there was a way to get all your favorite cartoon characters together… Well you don’t have to wait any longer… Get ready for a Punch Time Explosion!
Beyond Two Souls ($59.99)
Beyond Born with a connection to a mysterious entity with incredible powers, Jodie was different. In an adventure spanning 15 years of her life, your actions will determine Jodie’s fate as she faces extraordinary challenges, danger, and heartwrenching loss on a journey to discover the truth of who she is. Beyond: Two Souls promises an emotionally-charged journey unlike any video game before..
EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ($59.99)
2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Experience all the Fun, Excitement, and Drama of Football’s Greatest Event. Multiple improvements and innovations to the award-winning gameplay of FIFA 14, plus 100 new animations, make EA SPORTS 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil the most accessible, fun, and exciting EA SPORTS FIFA title on the PlayStation 3 system. Bring to life the world’s greatest tournament by choosing from 203 National Teams in the deepest set of modes ever in a tournament title from EA SPORTS. Immerse yourself in the FIFA World Cup as you play in authentic Brazilian stadiums, and recognize the support of newly rendered crowds created to replicate the passion and pageantry of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
Castle of Illusion Sega Genesis Bundle ($14.99)
Castle of Illusion For a limited time, purchase Castle of Illusion: Sega Genesis Bundle and receive the original Sega Genesis version of Castle of Illusion (1990) and a Mizrabel dynamic theme for free. This special bundle offer will end on April 29th.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows ($14.99)

TMNT Out of the Shadows Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows takes you back to how it all began. Be the four Turtles Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, and Raphael in the fight to save New York City from mutants, the Foot and Shredder. With seamless drop-in, drop-out co-op, along with team combo moves and relentless combat, this is the game fans have been waiting for.
Backgammon Blitz ($7.99)
Backgammon Blitz Backgammon’s back… with a bang! Beloved by millions, played for centuries, backgammon is a two-player strategy game quite unlike any other. The goal is simple: race to get your checkers off the board first, but the deceptively deep rules and rhythm of backgammon has secured it as a favorite among casual and veteran players alike. Whether in single, local or online multiplayer or blasting through the madness of Blitz mode: one taste and you’ll be hooked. Rendered in a gorgeous style – harnessing cutting-edge tech – this vision of backgammon isn’t merely a faithful adaptation of the game it’s a world you want to reach out and touch, a place and atmosphere you want to relax in and soak up as you graduate from pupil to master, or veteran to… show-off.

PS Vita Games
Backgammon Blitz ($7.99)
Backgammon Blitz Backgammon’s back… with a bang! Beloved by millions, played for centuries, backgammon is a two-player strategy game quite unlike any other. The goal is simple: race to get your checkers off the board first, but the deceptively deep rules and rhythm of backgammon has secured it as a favorite among casual and veteran players alike. Whether in single, local or online multiplayer or blasting through the madness of Blitz mode: one taste and you’ll be hooked. Rendered in a gorgeous style – harnessing cutting-edge tech – this vision of backgammon isn’t merely a faithful adaptation of the game it’s a world you want to reach out and touch, a place and atmosphere you want to relax in and soak up as you graduate from pupil to master, or veteran to… show-off.
Dead Nation Vita ($7.99)
Dead Nation You are one of these survivors. Armed to the teeth and totally outnumbered, you’re the last hope of discovering a cure for the virus and saving humanity. Just remember to lock, load, and aim for the brain!
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars ($39.99)
Conception II Monsters have invaded the world of Aterra, and only a few special individuals, imbued with the power of the Star God, are equipped to fight it. With only a small group of warriors and a narrow window of time in which their powers are at their peak, the solution is clear: combine your Star power to make magical Star Children to boost up your forces in battle!
Ethan: Meteor Hunter ($9.99, Cross Buy)
Ethan Meteor Hunter Your name is Ethan, hit by meteorites giving you special powers: freeze time and use the touch screen or the rear touch pad to manipulate the world to get through the way YOU want. Levels can be solved in multiple ways. With its unique blend of precision platforming and time-stopping physics-based puzzles to race through a gauntlet of ruthless hazards, you may die repeatedly and enjoy it!
No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either! (Free to Play)
No Heroes Allowed HEROES… WELCOME TO YOUR DOOM

Save dastardly villain Badman from an army of brave heroes in this free-to-play puzzler.

As the all-powerful God of Destruction, you must quickly move falling tiles to match three or more identical icons – which will then summon a pack of deadly monsters hungry for juicy hero flesh. For each second that passes, the heroes take one step closer to finding your master. Can you take them out in time?

PS1 ClassicHyper Crazy Climber (Japanese Import) ($5.99)
Hyper Crazy Climber Hyper Crazy Climber is a sequel to the classic Nichibutsu developed arcade game Crazy Climber. Released in Japan in 1996, the game stars a daredevil who must make his way to the very top of arduous buildings such as a medieval clock tower, beanstalk and haunted skyscraper, all while overcoming zany obstacles along the way. Like the title suggests, it’s truly a crazy climb to the top!

App UpdatesCrackle (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Crackle Go behind the scenes of the new season of Crackle’s thrilling original series, “Chosen”, starring Chad Michael Murray and Rose McGowan. “Chosen: All Access” reveals how Crackle’s critically acclaimed series creates spectacular car chases and epic shootouts that bring the excitement and danger of the third season to a whole new level. Watch an exclusive early preview of “Chosen: All Access” only on Crackle on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita starting today. Check out the show here.
Crunchyroll (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Crunchyroll It’s the start of a new anime season, and we launched a ton of great new anime titles entering our service, including the eagerly-awaited season 2 of “Fariy Tail”, as well as the juggernaut Shounen Jump favorite, “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”! And let’s not forget new titles like “Black Bullet”, based on the popular light novel of the same name, and Nanana’s Buried Treasure, from the same studio that produced hits like Sword Art Online!
HBO GO (PS3)
HBO GO Where everyone wants to be an icon. From the offbeat mind of Mike Judge comes Silicon Valley, a new HBO comedy that takes viewers inside the world of tech start-ups – and the socially awkward underdogs who try to navigate its lucrative potential. Catch new episodes every Sunday night at 10pm EST. Watch the trailer for season 1 here.
Redbox Instant by Verizon (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Redbox Instant This week on Redbox Instant. Available for Rent/Buy: Kevin Hart and Ice Cube star in Ride Along. Get the first crack at seeing the animated hit Nut Job and be sure to check out our 10 minute FREE previews for both! For our subscribers, new premieres to the catalog are GI Joe Retaliation and Tyler Perry presents Peeples. Also being added to the subscription catalog are classics like The Matrix Trilogy, Blade & The Devil’s Advocate. Check out other titles here.
WWE Network (PS3/PS4)
WWE Network With all of the excitement of WrestleMania 30 behind us, and the shocking news of the Ultimate Warrior’s passing last week, WWE Network is going to have some great content available to celebrate the life of one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever. Relive WrestleMania 6, which pitted the Immortal Hulk Hogan against the Ultimate Warrior for the WWE and Intercontinental Championships and don’t miss the Ultimate Warrior special, Live on WWE Network this Wednesday, April 16 at 8pm ET. If you don’t have the WWE Network yet, sign-up here and get 24/7 streaming content with both scheduled programming and an on-demand library that you can access everywhere for only $9.99 a month (with a six-month commitment).

Demos

Backgammon Blitz (PS3, PS4, Vita)

Trials Fusion (PS4)

Music

inFAMOUS Second Son Official Soundtrack (PS4, Free)

PlayStation Plus



PlayStation Plus: Instant Game Collection
Plus - Castle of Illusion

Become a PlayStation Plus member
PlayStation Plus: Discounts

Title Plus Price Regular Price
Draw Slasher (Vita) $1.50 $2.99

Ethan: Meteor Hunter (PS3) $7.99 $9.99

Ethan: Meteor Hunter (Vita) $7.99 $9.99

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (PS3) $12.59 $29.99

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Vita) $12.59 $19.99

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (PS3) $12.59 $19.99

LEGO Legends Of Chima: Laval’s Journey (Vita) $12.59 $29.99

LEGO Lord Of The Rings (PS3) $12.59 $19.99

LEGO Lord Of The Rings (Vita) $12.59 $19.99

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS4) $31.49 $59.99

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (Vita) $18.89 $29.99

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS3) $25.19 $49.99

Pure Chess Battalion Chess Set (PS4) $0.89 $0.99

Pure Chess Complete Bundle (PS4) $11.99 $14.99

Pure Chess Easter Island Chess Set (PS4) $0.89 $0.99

Pure Chess Forest Game Pack (PS4) $2.24 $2.49

Pure Chess Halloween Chess Set (PS4) $0.89 $0.99

Pure Chess Park Game Pack (PS4) $2.24 $2.49

Pure Chess Temple Game Pack (PS4) $2.24 $2.49

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Oots – Character Avatar Pack Free $1.49

Sales

Title Sale Price Regular Price
Burgertime World Tour $4.99 $9.99

Draw Slasher $2.99 $5.99

God Mode $4.99 $9.99

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (PS3) $13.99 $29.99

LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Vita) $13.99 $19.99

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 $13.99 $19.99

LEGO Legends Of Chima: Lavals Journey $13.99 $29.99

LEGO Lord Of The Rings (PS3) $13.99 $19.99

LEGO Lord Of The Rings (Vita) $13.99 $19.99

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS3) $27.99 $49.99

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (PS4) $34.99 $59.99

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (Vita) $18.89 $29.99

NBA 2K14 (PS3) $29.99 $59.99

NBA 2K14 (PS4) $49.99 $59.99

NBA 2K14: Blue Diamond Jewelry Collection $12.49 $24.99

NBA 2K14: Gold Jewelry Collection $2.49 $4.99

NBA 2K14: Platinum Jewelry Collection $4.99 $9.99

NBA 2K14: Spanish Commentary Pack $2.49 $4.99

Trine 2 $5.99 $14.99

Price Changes

Title New Price Original Price
Darksiders II $39.99 $49.99

PS4 Add-ons
Battlefield 4
Naval Strike ($14.99)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition

Base Theme 1 ($1.99)

Base Theme 2 ($1.99)

Base Theme 3 ($1.99)

Base Theme 4 ($1.99)

Base Theme 5 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 1 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 2 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 3 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 4 ($1.99)
Trials Fusion
Season Pass ($19.99)
Pure Chess

Easter Island Chess Set ($0.99)

Battalion Chess Set ($0.99)

Forest Game Pack ($2.49)

Halloween Chess Set ($0.99)

Park Game Pack ($2.49)

Temple Game Pack ($2.49)

PS3 Add-onsBattlefield 4
Naval Strike ($14.99)
Borderlands 2
Headhunter 5: Son of Crawmerax ($2.99)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends
BGM Pack 3 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 4 ($1.99)
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace
Dead Or Alive 5 Ultimate Set (Free)

Mokkurkalfe Doll (Free)

Norn’s Ribbon (Free)
Rocksmith 2014
Garbage – I Think I’m Paranoid ($2.99)

Garbage – Only Happy When It Rains ($2.99)

Garbage – Stupid Girl ($2.99)

Garbage Song Pack ($7.99)

PS Vita Add-ons
Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Alternate Costume Set ($1.99)

Cool Professional ($2.49)

Disciple Weapon Pack (Free)

Warrior of Sadness (Free)
Dynasty Warriors 8 Xtreme Legends Complete Edition
Base Theme 1 ($1.99)

Base Theme 2 ($1.99)

Base Theme 3 ($1.99)

Base Theme 4 ($1.99)

Base Theme 5 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 1 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 2 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 3 ($1.99)

BGM Pack 4 ($1.99)
Dead Nation

Road of Devastation ($3.99, Cross Buy with PS3)
LittleBigPlanet PS Vita
DC Comics Premium Level Kit ($5.99, Free with DC Comics Season Pass)
No Heroes Allowed! No Puzzles Either!
Dig Fast Shake ($0.99)

Expanded Monster Quarters ($0.99)

God of Destruction Power Boost +10,000 ($1.99)

God of Destruction Power Boost +3,000 ($0.99)

Increased Enslavement Quota ($0.99)

Mega Pack ($9.99)
Ragnarok Odyssey Ace
Dead Or Alive 5 Ultimate Set (Free)

Mokkurkalfe Doll (Free)

Norn’s Ribbon (Free)

PS3 ThemesAbstract Bright Theme Bundle ($3.99)

Abstract Up Theme Bundle ($3.99)

Aina Sniper Girl Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Astrea Androido Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Bianca Octomouth Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Creature Poster Series II Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Creature Poster Series III Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Digital Blasphemy Shaded Path Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Digital Blasphemy Series 8 Static Theme ($1.99)

Digital Blasphyemy Valinor Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

James Ryman Evil Alien Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

James Ryman Sugar Skull Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Oots Character Theme Pack ($1.99)
Playstation Store Update for April 8, 2014
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PlayStation Store Update

+ Posted by Grace Chen on Apr 08, 2014 // Director, PlayStation Store
PlayStation Store Update

PS4 Pre-Orders
Child of Light ($14.99)
Child of Light The daughter of the Duke of Carniola is transported to Lemuria, a mysterious world that needs her help. Identified as the Child of Light and granted the power of flight, she takes on the minions of Lemuria’s Dark Queen in her quest to recover the sun, the moon and the stars to return home. Along the way she’ll discover that her destiny may be far greater than she ever dreamed.

PS3 Pre-Orders

Child of Light ($14.99)
Child of Light The daughter of the Duke of Carniola is transported to Lemuria, a mysterious world that needs her help. Identified as the Child of Light and granted the power of flight, she takes on the minions of Lemuria’s Dark Queen in her quest to recover the sun, the moon and the stars to return home. Along the way she’ll discover that her destiny may be far greater than she ever dreamed.

Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion Xl ($19.99)
Cartoon Network Did you ever wonder what would happen if Humungousaur and Samurai Jack met up in a dark alley? What if Dexter took on Mac and Bloo? The possibilities are endless! If only there was a way to get all your favorite cartoon characters together… Well you don’t have to wait any longer… Get ready for a Punch Time Explosion!

PS4 GamesFinal Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (Free to Download)
FF14 A Realm Reborn Be amongst the first to explore a land embraced by Gods and forged by Heroes. Embark on the adventure of a lifetime and save the realm of Eorzea.

* All the hallmarks of the FINAL FANTASY franchise, including an engaging storyline, genre-leading graphics, and majestic music

* Robust and varied gameplay—such as Free Companies, story-focused missions, and exhilarating public battles—designed to bring players together

* A flexible class system that allows players to change roles on the fly, simply by changing their equipped weapon or tool

* A breathtaking musical score that accompanies your adventures and changes dynamically while you play

*Requires monthly subscription

King Oddball ($6.99)
King Oddball End the world with boulders! The King swings a boulder back and forth with his tongue and you get to release it by pressing a button. Time the release accurately and crush as many targets as possible with each boulder. Simple but addictive!

LEGO The Hobbit ($59.99)
Lego The Hobbit The interactive game of LEGO The Hobbit allows gamers to play along with their favorite scenes from the films, and follows the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins as he is recruited by the Wizard Gandalf to aid Thorin Oakenshield and his Company of Dwarves.

Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut ($19.99)
Strike Suit Zero In the year 2299, an interstellar war rages. Take control of the Strike Suit – a craft with the ability to transform into a hulking suit of space armor – in a bid to save Earth from destruction. Immerse yourself in massive fleet battles where your dogfighting skills will directly affect the fate of the cosmos.

PS3 Games

LEGO The Hobbit ($49.99)
Lego The Hobbit The interactive game of LEGO The Hobbit allows gamers to play along with their favorite scenes from the films, and follows the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins as he is recruited by the Wizard Gandalf to aid Thorin Oakenshield and his Company of Dwarves.

Sonic Unleashed ($19.99)
Sonic Unleashed Sonic the Hedgehog is on an adventure unlike any other! Powered by an all-new engine, Sonic Unleashed merges classic Sonic gameplay with the latest in next-generation innovation. Merging blistering 2D action with meticulously rendered 3D environments, players race through intriguing locations across the globe as Sonic to save a chaotic world.

PS Vita Games
LEGO The Hobbit ($29.99)
Lego The Hobbit The interactive game of LEGO The Hobbit allows gamers to play along with their favorite scenes from the films, and follows the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins as he is recruited by the Wizard Gandalf to aid Thorin Oakenshield and his Company of Dwarves.

PS2 Classic
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 ($9.99)

Persona 4 A rumor is going around school that by looking at a TV screen at 12:00 AM on a rainy night, the face of your soulmate will be revealed. But is that all? A chain of murders appears to be connected to the rumor, and you and your team of Persona users must brave the mysterious TV world before another schoolmate dies.

App Updates
Crackle (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Crackle Crackle’s acclaimed original series “Chosen” returns with a vengeance with the exclusive early preview only on Crackle on PlayStation. For the third season, Rose McGowan joins the cast including Chad Michael Murray and Brandon Routh. The first two seasons of “Chosen” followed Ian Mitchell (Milo Ventimiglia) and Jacob Orr (Murray) as they were swept into a deadly game that forced them to kill or be killed. The third season is packed more thrills, suspense and jaw-dropping moments than ever before. Watch the new season of “Chosen” only on Crackle on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita starting today. Check out the show here.

Hulu Plus (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Hulu Plus Deadbeat is an all new original comedy series. Kevin Pacalioglu (Tyler Labine) may have no money and no clue, but he can see dead people, so that’s pretty cool. Faced with a constant stream of stubborn spirits, Pac goes to whatever lengths require the least amount of effort to help New York City’s most frivolous ghosts finish their unfinished business. Check out the show here.

Netflix (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)
Netflix Logo Now on Netflix—Mad Men Season 6. Catch up on all seasons of Mad Men through Season 6, now streaming on Netflix. Set in 1960s New York City, this series takes a peek inside an ad agency during an era when the cutthroat business had a glamorous lure. In Season 6, Madison Avenue’s most notorious advertising executive, Don Draper, returns to battle more personal demons stemming from his mysterious past. Not a member? Try Netflix free for one month at Netflix.com.

Qello Concerts (PS3/PS Vita)
Qello As always, a scan of some of the new releases on Qello Concerts is like a trip in a time machine. We begin by hurtling back about 40 years to one of Pink Floyd’s greatest albums. The Story of Wish You Were Here is in the mold of the Classic Albums series, and that’s a good thing. We jump into the early ‘90s, and onto Oasis with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Live at the O2. Sign up for a 15 day trial here.

Redbox Instant by Verizon (PS3, PS4, PS Vita)
Redbox Instant This week in Redbox Instant, we have a lot of great titles available this week to watch. Check out Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, Homefront and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug to buy/rent. For our streaming subscribers, we now have Rocky 1-5, Mud, The People vs. Larry Flynt and Dragonslayer. Plus to get you ready for this summer’s onslaught of Marvel movies, check out the 2012 box office hit, The Avengers.

Demos

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle (PS3)

King Oddball (PS4)

PlayStation Plus



PlayStation Plus: Instant Game Collection

Plus - Stealth Inc

Become a PlayStation Plus member
PlayStation Plus: Discounts

Title Plus Price Original Price

Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut (PS4) $15.99 $19.99

Sales

Title Sale Price Regular Price[


Crazy Market: Crazy Market Coin Doubler $0.49 $2.99

Crazy Market: Crazy Market Vitamin Superpack $0.49 $2.99

Flying Hamster HD $0.49 $3.99

PS All-Stars PS3 Isaac Clarke, Zeus and Graveyard Pack $1.99 $9.99

R.I.P.D. $2.99 $9.99

Sunflowers $0.49 $3.99
Price Changes

Title New Price Original Price


Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition $44.99 $59.99

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Standard Edition $24.99 $39.99

Ride To Hell Retribution $19.99 $29.99

Ride To Hell: Retribution Cook’s Mad Recipe $1.99 $3.49

Sacred Citadel $9.99 $14.99

Sacred Citadel: Jungle Hunt Bundle $1.99 $4.99

PS3 Add-ons

Atelier Escha & Logy Alchemists of the Dusk Sky

Atelier Series BGM Package / Additional (Free)

Additional Collection Area/Palace Of Paupers (Free)

Atelier Escha & Logy – Additional Party Character – Wilbell ($4.99)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Ephemeral Swimsuit (Free)

Giant King Mask (Free)

Tales Of Symphonia Set (Free)

Rocksmith 2014

Bob Dylan – Just Like A Woman ($2.99)

Bob Dylan – Like A Rolling Stone ($2.99)

Bob Dylan – Subterranean Homesick Blues ($2.99)

Bob Dylan Song Pack ($7.99)

The Wolf Among Us

Episode 3: A Crooked Mile ($4.99)

PS Vita Add-ons

Destiny of Spirits

Destiny Orbs 105 ($7.99)

Destiny Orbs 200 ($14.99)

Destiny Orbs 300 ($19.99)

Destiny Orbs 500 ($29.99)

Toukiden: The Age of Demons

Additional Missions 10 ($0.99)

Additional Missions 8 ($0.99)

Additional Missions 9 ($0.99)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Ephemeral Swimsuit (Free)

Giant King Mask (Free)

Tales Of Symphonia Set (Free)

PS3 ThemesAquarium Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Chelsea Champions Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Chelsea First Team Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Chelsea The Blues Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Chelsea Victory Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Digital Blasphemy Mystic Rainbow Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Dynamic Cat Rainbow Theme ($2.99)

Dynamic Flirty Girl 10 Theme ($2.99)

Dynamic Flirty Girl 11 Theme ($2.99)

Dynamic Laser Cat Gl Theme ($2.99)

Chernobly Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Marines Static Theme ($1.99)

MLB: Calendar 2014 Dynamic Themes ($2.99)

Paradise Dynamic Theme ($1.99)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Dynamic Theme (Free)

Thief – Theme ($1.99)
Playstation Store Update for April 1st, 2014

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PS4 Pre-Orders


MLB The Show 14 ($59.99)

MLB 14 The highest rated sports franchise over the last 8 years (according to Metacritic) is back and better than ever. MLB 14 The Show captures the most exciting moments in baseball with improved gameplay physics, faster ways to play, and the most amazing visuals ever seen in a baseball video game. So get ready to step up to the plate, to the greatest sport ever played. Which just got better. Welcome to The Show.

Trials Fusion: Digital Deluxe Edition ($39.99)

Trials Fusion This edition of Trials Fusion includes both the full Trials Fusion game and the Season Pass for access to future additional content. The Season Pass also includes the bonus Crater Hazmat Suit rider outfit.

PS4 Games

Mercenary Kings ($19.99)

Mercenary Kings In this frantic 2D action game, you are part of the Mercenary Kings, the most skilled team of warriors-for-hire on Earth, but when your comrades have fallen and the fearsome forces of CLAW have seized an island-wide top secret Laboratory Base, you must do what it takes to stop them.

PS3 Games

Batman Origins: Blackgate Deluxe Edition ($19.99)

Batman Blackgate Deluxe Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition amplifies the 2.5-D game with new maps, enemy encounters, difficulty levels, batsuits, and enhanced visuals. A companion game to Batman: Arkham Origins, players can continue the storyline of the console version and discover more details of the Dark Knight’s past. Featuring stealth gameplay, free-flow combat, and Batman’s famed arsenal of gadgets, the genuine Arkham experience is reproduced in a deep, action packed side-scrolling adventure.


BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma ($44.99)

BlazBlue BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma is the newest title in the BlazBlue series, which includes new battle mechanics, a brand new story mode that continues from BlazBlue: Continuum Shift, and adds five new playable characters to the original cast, as well as two downloadable characters, the scientist Kokonoe and the villainous Terumi and the unlockable character Kagura Mutsuki.


MLB 14 The Show ($59.99)

MLB 14 The highest rated sports franchise over the last 8 years (according to Metacritic) is back and better than ever. MLB 14 The Show captures the most exciting moments in baseball with improved gameplay physics, faster ways to play, and the most amazing visuals ever seen in a baseball video game. So get ready to step up to the plate, to the greatest sport ever played. Which just got better. Welcome to The Show.


Jimmie Johnson’s Anything With An Engine ($9.99)

Jimmie Johnson 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.


Ragnarok Odyssey Ace ($39.99)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace Enter a majestic wildland, sundered in a war of the gods. Here stands an army of giants, ready to crush the human realm and plunder its ruins. Against them stands a mighty wall, guarded by the hardest warriors, deadliest assassins, and greatest mages humanity has ever seen. As a new recruit, your mission is clear as it is mad: Venture into the Sundered Lands, rise through the ranks of your mercenary company, and become a giant slayer.

PS Vita GamesMLB 14 The Show ($35.99)

MLB 14 The highest rated sports franchise over the last 8 years (according to Metacritic) is back and better than ever. MLB 14 The Show captures the most exciting moments in baseball with improved physics and over 40 new features and gameplay enhancements. So get ready to step up to the plate, to the greatest sport ever played. Which just got better. Welcome to The Show.


Ragnarok Odyssey Ace ($34.99)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace Enter a majestic wildland, sundered in a war of the gods. Here stands an army of giants, ready to crush the human realm and plunder its ruins. Against them stands a mighty wall, guarded by the hardest warriors, deadliest assassins, and greatest mages humanity has ever seen. As a new recruit, your mission is clear as it is mad: Venture into the Sundered Lands, rise through the ranks of your mercenary company, and become a giant slayer.

PS2 ClassicSMT: Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha Vs The Soulless Army ($9.99)

Devil Summoner In Japan’s Capital, during the 20th year of the prosperous Taisho era… A young dame calls the Narumi Detective Agency and turns two gumshoes’ lives upside down with a simple request. Before they know it, the girl’s been snatched. Meanwhile, conspiracy and collusion are tightening around the Capital like a hangman’s rope. Only assistant detective Raidou Kuzunoha the 14th, Devil Summoner par excellence, can get to the bottom of a mess like this!

Apps

Grand Theft Auto iFruit (PS Vita)

iFruit App ‘iFruit hooks directly into your experience of Grand Theft Auto V. Keep up-to-date on the latest news, log into the Rockstar Games Social Club and stay connected on LifeInvader and launch other Rockstar Games apps.

App UpdatesWWE Network (PS3/PS4)

WWE Network This Sunday is the 30th anniversary of the biggest event in sports entertainment, WrestleMania. Get ready for all of the action with the All Access Pass and don’t forget to watch WrestleMania 30, Sunday, April 6 at 7pm ET/4pm PT, Live on WWE Network. Don’t have WWE Network? Subscribe today!


EPIX (PS3/PS4)

Epix Hey Time Warner Cable (TWC) users, you can now authenticate the EPIX app on your PS3 or PS4. TWC Digital Basic and Preferred TV subscribers can access the EPIX app now for COMPLIMENTARY access to all of the network’s BIG movies, music events, comedy specials and originals thru June 18! Just sign-in with your TWC credentials to be instantly authenticated, and start streaming thousands of movies and more including Marvel’s the Avengers, Skyfall, The Hunger Games, Star Trek Into Darkness, and World War Z – uncut and commercial-free. Visit www.twc.com/EPIX for more information.


NBA GameTime (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)

NBA Gametime With a few weeks left in the NBA regular season, the race to the Playoffs is heating up, and you can watch every NBA game* live and on-demand with NBA LEAGUE PASS – now for the lowest price of the season! Live games includes regular and out-of-market games. Blackout and other restrictions apply. Get NBA League Pass here.


Qello Concerts (PS3/PS Vita)

QelloConcerts_stacked_white There is no shortage of variety in this week’s new releases on Qello Concerts. For indie lovers, we’ve got Cage the Elephant with original lead guitarist Lincoln Parish. Then it’s time to get groovy to the trans-fusion jam band, The Disco Biscuits. Get inside the mind of the brilliant Meatloaf (“Paradise by the Dashboard Light”) with Meatloaf: Storytellers from VH1. Next it’s Playing for Change, the Internet sensation that united musicians around the world, from street performers to superstars, in song. Remember “Stand By Me”? The globetrotting production resulted in full albums and this documentary, as a troupe of performers went on tour across North America. Each week Qello gives non-subscribers a taste of All Access by unlocking a handful of concerts to watch for free. This week we’re celebrating Eric Clapton’s birthday and giving away three incredible Clapton concerts, including a Crossroads Festival, an Unplugged, and Clapton with Steve Winwood. Sign up and get a 7 day free trial.


VUDU (PS3/PS4)

Vudu This week’s new VOD releases includes two titles that fit perfectly with the PlayStation audience. The first is 47 Ronin, which is one of ancient Japan’s most enduring tales. Keanu Reeves leads an all-star cast as Kai, an outcast who joins Oishi (Hiroyuki Sanada), the leader of 47 outcast samurai. Together they go on a mission to seek vengeance upon the evil overlord that murdered their master and made them outcasts. And for all of you Will Ferrell fans out there, Ron Burgundy is back in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. With the 70′s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk along with his co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), weather man Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner). Their mission is to take the nation’s first 24-hour news channel by storm. Both titles are also available for purchase on VUDU.


HBO GO (PS3)

HBO GO All men must die. HBO’s smash-hit, Emmy Award-winning drama series Game of Thrones returns with a new season of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest and triumph. Catch up on every episode now before the new season premiere on April 6 with HBO GO on PS3. Can’t wait? Watch the trailer here.

Demos

Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition (PS3)

Fez (PS4, PS3, Vita)

EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (PS3)






PlayStation PlusMercenary Kings on PS4

Plus - Batman Arkham City
PlayStation Plus: Discounts

Title Plus Price Original PriceThe Amazing Spider-Man (PS3) $19.79 $49.99

The Amazing Spider-Man DLC Bundle $4.49 $9.99

The Amazing Spider-Man Lizard Rampage Pack $1.79 $3.99

The Amazing Spider-Man Oscorp Search and Destroy $1.79 $2.99

The Amazing Spider-Man Rhino Challenge $1.79 $2.99

The Amazing Spider-Man Stan Lee Adventure Pack $1.79 $3.99

The Amazing Spider-Man (VITA) $19.99 $39.99

Obscure: The Aftermath $5.00 $9.99

Sales

Title Sale Price Regular PriceAir Conflicts: Pacific Carriers $9.99 $19.99

Babel Rising $4.99 $9.99

Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions Of WWII $4.99 $9.99

Brothers In Arms: Hell’s Highway $14.99 $29.99

Call Of Juarez: Bound In Blood $7.49 $19.99

Call Of Juarez: Gunslinger $3.99 $14.99

Cellfactor: Psychokinetic Wars $2.49 $4.99

Cloudberry Kingdom $2.49 $9.99

Csi: Fatal Conspiracy $4.99 $19.99

Expendables 2: Barney Ross Full Upgrade $0.49 $0.99

Expendables 2: Gunner Jensen Full Upgrade $0.49 $0.99

Expendables 2: Hale Caesar Full Upgrade $0.49 $0.99

Expendables 2: Yin Yang Full Upgrade $0.49 $0.99

Expendables 2 $3.99 $14.99

Far Cry 2 – Digital $4.99 $19.99

Flashback $4.99 $9.99

I Am Alive – Trial $3.99 $14.99

Just Dance 2014 $19.99 $39.99

Just Dance 4 $19.99 $39.99

Mad Riders Trial $2.49 $9.99

Mad Riders Trial: Mad Riders: The Daredevil Map Pack $1.49 $2.99

Might And Magic Clash Of Heroes Trial $3.99 $14.99

Might And Magic Clash Of Heroes Trial: I Am The Boss DLC $1.49 $2.99

Outland – Trial $2.49 $9.99

Prince Of Persia Digital $7.49 $19.99

Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time $3.99 $14.99

Prince Of Persia: The Forgotten Sands $7.49 $19.99

Prince Of Persia: The Two Thrones $3.99 $14.99

Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within $3.99 $14.99

R.U.S.E. $7.49 $19.99

Racquet Sports $7.49 $19.99

Rayman Origins $9.99 $19.99

Rocksmith 2014 Edition $29.99 $59.99

Shaun White – Snowboarding $7.49 $19.99

Shaun White Skateboarding $7.49 $19.99

Shoot Many Robots $2.49 $9.99

The Amazing Spider-Man PS3 $21.99 $49.99

The Amazing Spider-Man Ps Vita $24.99 $39.99

The Amazing Spider-Man: Oscorp Search And Destroy $1.99 $2.99

The Amazing Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man Rhino Challenge $1.99 $2.99

The Amazing Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man DLC Bundle $4.99 $9.99

The Amazing Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man Stan Lee Adventure Pack $1.99 $3.99

The Amazing Spider-Man: The Amazing Spider-Man: Lizard Rampage Pack $1.99 $3.99

The Smurfs 2 $19.99 $39.99

Tom Clancy’s Endwar $7.49 $19.99

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Soldier $9.99 $19.99

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter 2 – Digital $7.49 $19.99

Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X $7.49 $19.99

Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. 2 $7.49 $19.99

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 – Digital $7.49 $19.99

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas $7.49 $19.99

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist $29.99 $39.99

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell HD $3.99 $14.99

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory HD $3.99 $14.99

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Double Agent $7.49 $19.99

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow HD $3.99 $14.99

Voodoo Dice $2.49 $4.99

WWE 2K14 $29.99 $39.99

WWE 2K14: N.W.O Pack $4.49 $8.99

WWE 2K14: Superstars And Moves Pack $3.99 $7.99

WWE 2K14: Accelerator $0.99 $1.99

WWE 2K14: Online Pass $4.99 $9.99

WWE 2K14: Season Pass $9.99 $19.99

WWE 2K14: Ultimate Warrior $0.99 $1.99

WWE 2K14: Undertaker – Exclusive Character $0.99 $1.99

WWE 2K14: Legends And Creations Pack $4.49 $8.99

Price Changes

Title New Price Original PriceDead or Alive 5 Ultimate – Complete DOA5 Costumes $19.99 $39.99

Grand Theft Auto V Beach Weather Avatar $0.49 $0.99

Ragnarok Odyssey $24.99 $29.99

PS4 Add-onsAssassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag

Black Flag – Aveline DLC ($4.99)

Call of Duty: Ghosts (Available on 4/3)

Hazmat Special Character ($1.99)

Legend Pack – Makarov ($3.99)

Rorke Special Character ($1.99

Zakhaev Special Character ($1.99)

Killzone Shadow Fall

Killzone Shadow Fall Insurgent Pack ($9.99)
PS3 Add-onsAssassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag

Black Flag – Aveline DLC ($4.99)

BlazBlue Chronophantasma

Additional Character – Kokonoe ($7.99, Free For Pre-Order Users)

Stage Bgm Character Color Set 1 ($3.99)

Stage Bgm Set 2 ($3.99)

Stage Bgm Set 3 ($3.99)

Stage Bgm Set 4 ($3.99)

System Voice – All ($49.99)

System Voice – Set 1 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 10 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 11 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 12 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 2 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 3 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 4 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 5 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 6 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 7 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 8 ($8.99)

System Voice – Set 9 ($8.99)

Additional Character – Kagura ($2.49)

Additional Character Color 1 (Free)

Additional Character Colors 1-A ($2.49)

Additional Character Colors 1-B ($2.49)

Additional Character Colors 1-C ($2.49)

Additional Character Colors 1-D ($2.49)

Additional Character Colors 1-E ($2.49)

Additional Character Colors 2 (Free)

All Unlimited Characters ($2.99)

Lobby Char. – Magical Beat 1 ($0.99)

Lobby Char. – Magical Beat 2 ($0.99)

Lobby Char. – Magical Beat 3 ($0.99)

Lobby Char. – Xblaze 1 ($0.99)

Lobby Char. – Xblaze 2 ($0.99)

Lobby Char. – Xblaze 3 ($0.99)

Original Costume Noel ($2.99)

System Voice – Amane ($5.99)

System Voice – Arakune ($5.99)

System Voice – Azrael ($5.99)

System Voice – Bang ($5.99)

System Voice – Bullet ($5.99)

System Voice – Carl ($5.99)

System Voice – Celica ($5.99)

System Voice – Hazama ($5.99)

System Voice – Imperator ($5.99)

System Voice – Jin ($5.99)

System Voice – Jubei ($5.99)

System Voice – Kagura ($5.99)

System Voice – Kokonoe ($5.99)

System Voice – Litchi ($5.99)

System Voice – Makoto ($5.99)

System Voice – Noel ($5.99)

System Voice – Platinum ($5.99)

System Voice – Rachel ($5.99)

System Voice – Ragna ($5.99)

System Voice – Relius ($5.99)

System Voice – Tager ($5.99)

System Voice – Taokaka ($5.99)

System Voice – Tsubaki ($5.99)

System Voice – Valkenhayn ($5.99)

Call of Duty: Ghosts (Available on 4/3)

Hazmat Special Character ($1.99)

Legend Pack – Makarov ($3.99)

Rorke Special Character ($1.99

Zakhaev Special Character ($1.99)

Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Beast Pack ($1.99)

Dead Mans Hand Pack ($1.99)

Octane Pack ($1.99)

Weaponized 115 Pack ($1.99)

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Million Fighters Set (Characters + Costumes) ($19.99)

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Commando Armor ($1.99)

Cyborg Ninja ($2.99)

Inferno Armor ($1.99)

Whte Armor ($1.99)

MLB 14 The Show (Cross-Buy)

Stubs (1,000) – ($0.99)

Stubs (13,000) – ($9.99)

Stubs (30,000) – ($19.99)

Stubs (6,000) – ($4.99)

Stubs (80,000) – ($49.99)

Pinball Arcade (Cross-Buy)

Pro Table Pack 21: Fish Tales ($7.99)

Pro Table Pack 22: Black Rose ($7.99)

Season 2 Ball Pack ($0.99)

Table Pack 21 Pro Upgrade: Fish Tales ($3.99)

Table Pack 21: Fish Tales ($4.99)

Table Pack 22 Pro Upgrade: Black Rose ($3.99)

Table Pack 22: Black Rose ($4.99)

Pro Evolution Soccer 2014

World Challenge ($4.99)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace (Cross-Buy)

Archer’s Apple ($0.99, Free For Owners Of Original Vita Version)

Bunny Hair Band ($0.99, Free For Owners Of Original Vita Version)

Floppy Cat ($0.99, Free For Owners Of Original Vita Version)

Gorgeous Headwear Set (Free)

Grandia Set (Free)

Gunslinger ($0.99, Free For Owners Of Original Vita Version)

Majestic Horns ($0.99, Free For Owners Of Original Vita Version)

Ninja ($0.99, Free For Owners Of Original Vita Version)

Ragnarok Odyssey Collection (Free)

Royal Ball Outfit Set (Free)

Taekwon Kid ($0.99, Free For Owners Of Original Vita Version)

Ragnarok Online Bgm Arrange Collection (Free)

Rocksmith 2014

Afi – Girl’s Not Grey ($2.99)

Afi – Miss Murder ($2.99)

Afi – Silver And Cold ($2.99)

Afi – Totalimmortal ($2.99)

Afi Song Pack ($9.99)

South Park: The Stick of Truth

Super Samurai Spaceman Pack ($1.99)

Super Ultimate Pack ($3.99)

The Ultimate Fellowship Pack ($2.99)

MLB 14 The Show (Cross-Buy)

Stubs (1,000) – ($0.99)

Stubs (13,000) – ($9.99)

Stubs (30,000) – ($19.99)

Stubs (6,000) – ($4.99)

Stubs (80,000) – ($49.99)

Pinball Arcade (Cross-Buy)

Pro Table Pack 21: Fish Tales ($7.99)

Pro Table Pack 22: Black Rose ($7.99)

Season 2 Ball Pack ($0.99)

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Okay, not sure why everything is bold this week, but I'll leave it as is--I'll work with the editor more next week. All info appears to be correct (even if the formatting is off). Maybe AVS' version of an April Fools?
 
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Chaos Theory HD for $3.99? Count me in!

Dude, Kung Pow is one of the BEST movies in the history of moviedom.


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1st post has been updated with the April 8, 2014 Playstation Store Update. A shorter drop this week, but there are a couple of very good games listed.
 
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1st post has been updated with the April 15, 2014 Playstation Store Update. If you like Lego games or Chess, then be sure to check out this week's special deals on those games. Castle of Illusion is the free PS+ game this week (& I understand that you get extra content if you download it in the next 2 weeks, so don't put it off if you want it.)
 
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1st post has been updated with the April 15, 2014 Playstation Store Update. If you like Lego games or Chess, then be sure to check out this week's special deals on those games. Castle of Illusion is the free PS+ game this week (& I understand that you get extra content if you download it in the next 2 weeks, so don't put it off if you want it.)

Also, like always, if you like Lego games and already purchased them before this sale, Sony will happily sell you the DLC at full price!

No discount for you!
 

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Once again the digital copy pricing is out of whack. Beyond is 30 bucks on Amazon these days, and you can trade it in for $10 if you don't want to keep it when your done. Full price at this point is silly for this game. On the other hand, the sale pricing is pretty good on the NBA and Lego titles so go figure.
 

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I don't know if this was a pricing error last night or what, but Dead Nation for Vita was free when I grabbed it.

It's no cost for anyone that bought the PS3/PS4 version, at least that's what was stated. However it showed as "free" for me to so I put it in my cart and checked-out so it should be in my download list. I never bought the game on any console but I was a plus member when it was made available to plus members on both PS3 and then again on PS4.
 

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Also, like always, if you like Lego games and already purchased them before this sale, Sony will happily sell you the DLC at full price!

No discount for you!

Caveat Emptor - (latin) - literally-"Let the buyer beware." Essentially, it means that you, as the consumer, must do your homework and decide if the product that is advertised will bring you value at the advertised price (& and whether the claims of the product's maker are worth listening to, or if the product they are offering for sale is worthless aka "Snake-oil" hence the term "Snake-oil salesman.").


Business 101 states that a sale accomplishes 1 of 2 things (sometimes both together): 1) clears the shelves of old stock, so that new stock can come in to replace the old, or 2) act as a "loss-leader" (product sold at a loss), in order to bring you into the store in the hopes that you will buy more/other things once you are inside. Since we are dealing with a digital store, the former can't be the answer. Space is essentially infinite (it isn't really, but I'd need a separate post to go into server space, licensing, and myriad of technical issues that constrain server space. For the sake of argument, let's just agree that server space is infinite), so it has to be the latter. DLC is additive--meaning by its very nature, you add it on after the purchase of the initial game. DLC, contrary to gamer opinion, is neither good or bad. It is a product, just like the original game.


The problem comes in with the value, we as gamers, assign to it. Many gamers don't like DLC because they feel that it should come with the boxed game. They don't want to spend any more money on the game and thus don't value the DLC no matter how good (or bad) it is. Developers like DLC because (surprisingly enough) they see more revenue from the DLC than from the game. Game Informer had a nice pie chart that broke down the publisher's cut and developer's cut from the main game and then from the DLC and the pie chart showed that for the main game, the publisher received the lion's share of the revenue, while for the DLC, it was reversed (you'll have to do the legwork on this one--I'm spending way more time on this than I probably should--try doing a web-search first, but if that doesn't turn up anything, start with GI 2010 and work your way forward and you should find it). So gamers who say they value the developers over the publishers (i.e., you like Bungie, but hate Activision), should be happy to spend money on DLC in order to support your favorite developer and to be sure they can make the games they want with as little publisher interference as possible.


Sony (or Microsoft for that matter) is under no obligation to lower the price of associated DLC on games that it offers for sale. Sony actually does a passably good job of putting DLC on sale (although it is usually associated with the PS+ program rather than with sale games, but having edited this thread for 3-4 years weekly, I HAVE seen DLC on sale even though it didn't happen this week). So the choice is: don't but the DLC because you think at full price you get no value (but knowing that by choosing NOT to buy, you are essentially forcing the Dev. to get the money through other means, i.e. from the publisher's coffers, or you can buy the game on sale and buy the DLC for full price, knowing that while the value might be more than you want to pay, if enough people join you in purchasing the DLC, the next game might include more content because the Dev. had the internal resources to develop it without having to seek alternative funding methods.. Either way, the decision is yours. I can't make it for you--no one can: Caveat Emptor.

Full Disclosure: For the fairly positive slant that I put on DLC, I RARELY actually purchase DLC for games anymore for 2 reasons: 1) it is very difficult to ascertain the quality of the DLC. DLC''s quality varies wildly even within the same project (game) 2) I found a better way to support the Devs. by preordering games. According to many Devs., preordering helps them ascertain what numbers they are liable to hit and gives them more accurate sales projection data, which they can use when communicating to the Publishers. Since I have a limited budget, and since I don't like Kickstarter, or any sort of "crowd-funding," I feel that I can help the Devs. out by making sure I preorder only those games that I am mostly sure I'm going to purchase (I've had Destiny preordered and paid for completely through GameStop since the day after last year's E3 Sony press conference when I saw it in action). Since I know that Devs. use preorder numbers for positive results, this is what I choose to support. I used to support DLC, but as I detailed in a similar post to this one back in 2012 (2011?--search it using AVS's search feature), you have to decide for yourself what value DLC has for you. Rarely do I see any value in DLC because the quality doesn't seem to be there in many cases, but I also want to support the developers of the games so that they can keep making more games that I like. So I do that through preordering games that I know I want. This is where I see value and where I choose to put my money.
 

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Caveat Emptor - (latin) - literally-"Let the buyer beware." Essentially, it means that you, as the consumer, must do your homework and decide if the product that is advertised will bring you value at the advertised price (& and whether the claims of the product's maker are worth listening to, or if the product they are offering for sale is worthless aka "Snake-oil" hence the term "Snake-oil salesman.").


Business 101 states that a sale accomplishes 1 of 2 things (sometimes both together): 1) clears the shelves of old stock, so that new stock can come in to replace the old, or 2) act as a "loss-leader" (product sold at a loss), in order to bring you into the store in the hopes that you will buy more/other things once you are inside. Since we are dealing with a digital store, the former can't be the answer. Space is essentially infinite (it isn't really, but I'd need a separate post to go into server space, licensing, and myriad of technical issues that constrain server space. For the sake of argument, let's just agree that server space is infinite), so it has to be the latter. DLC is additive--meaning by its very nature, you add it on after the purchase of the initial game. DLC, contrary to gamer opinion, is neither good or bad. It is a product, just like the original game.


The problem comes in with the value, we as gamers, assign to it. Many gamers don't like DLC because they feel that it should come with the boxed game. They don't want to spend any more money on the game and thus don't value the DLC no matter how good (or bad) it is. Developers like DLC because (surprisingly enough) they see more revenue from the DLC than from the game. Game Informer had a nice pie chart that broke down the publisher's cut and developer's cut from the main game and then from the DLC and the pie chart showed that for the main game, the publisher received the lion's share of the revenue, while for the DLC, it was reversed (you'll have to do the legwork on this one--I'm spending way more time on this than I probably should--try doing a web-search first, but if that doesn't turn up anything, start with GI 2010 and work your way forward and you should find it). So gamers who say they value the developers over the publishers (i.e., you like Bungie, but hate Activision), should be happy to spend money on DLC in order to support your favorite developer and to be sure they can make the games they want with as little publisher interference as possible.


Sony (or Microsoft for that matter) is under no obligation to lower the price of associated DLC on games that it offers for sale. Sony actually does a passably good job of putting DLC on sale (although it is usually associated with the PS+ program rather than with sale games, but having edited this thread for 3-4 years weekly, I HAVE seen DLC on sale even though it didn't happen this week). So the choice is: don't but the DLC because you think at full price you get no value (but knowing that by choosing NOT to buy, you are essentially forcing the Dev. to get the money through other means, i.e. from the publisher's coffers, or you can buy the game on sale and buy the DLC for full price, knowing that while the value might be more than you want to pay, if enough people join you in purchasing the DLC, the next game might include more content because the Dev. had the internal resources to develop it without having to seek alternative funding methods.. Either way, the decision is yours. I can't make it for you--no one can: Caveat Emptor.

Full Disclosure: For the fairly positive slant that I put on DLC, I RARELY actually purchase DLC for games anymore for 2 reasons: 1) it is very difficult to ascertain the quality of the DLC. DLC''s quality varies wildly even within the same project (game) 2) I found a better way to support the Devs. by preordering games. According to many Devs., preordering helps them ascertain what numbers they are liable to hit and gives them more accurate sales projection data, which they can use when communicating to the Publishers. Since I have a limited budget, and since I don't like Kickstarter, or any sort of "crowd-funding," I feel that I can help the Devs. out by making sure I preorder only those games that I am mostly sure I'm going to purchase (I've had Destiny preordered and paid for completely through GameStop since the day after last year's E3 Sony press conference when I saw it in action). Since I know that Devs. use preorder numbers for positive results, this is what I choose to support. I used to support DLC, but as I detailed in a similar post to this one back in 2012 (2011?--search it using AVS's search feature), you have to decide for yourself what value DLC has for you. Rarely do I see any value in DLC because the quality doesn't seem to be there in many cases, but I also want to support the developers of the games so that they can keep making more games that I like. So I do that through preordering games that I know I want. This is where I see value and where I choose to put my money.
 

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No, you know what--I'm going to be the bigger man and walk away. I had posted a "Laugh it up, Fuzzball" Gif in reply to yours, but I'm not even going to bother.


A member complains about pricing and I spend an afternoon of my Spring Break trying to condense and explain an Economics 101 course that I had years ago and why his complaint was useless and then I get another member who is trying (and failing) to be clever in response.


I deal with 6th graders all day long (I'm currently a 6th grade Language Arts teacher) and I've got to say that this behavior is reminiscent of what I just put down on Friday and I have NO intentions of being bothered with this on my own time.


I'll check back into this thread on Tuesday and see if the level of discourse has risen at all. If it hasn't, I'll just start putting the clever (and complaining) members on my block list. As I told the kids on Friday: respect is a two-way street. You want it, you have to give it. Don't give it, then don't expect it in return.
 

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Originally Posted by shadowlock  /t/1525419/playstation-store-update-for-april-2014/0_100#post_24615285


No, you know what--I'm going to be the bigger man and walk away. I had posted a "Laugh it up, Fuzzball" Gif in reply to yours, but I'm not even going to bother.


A member complains about pricing and I spend an afternoon of my Spring Break trying to condense and explain an Economics 101 course that I had years ago and why his complaint was useless and then I get another member who is trying (and failing) to be clever in response.


I deal with 6th graders all day long (I'm currently a 6th grade Language Arts teacher) and I've got to say that this behavior is reminiscent of what I just put down on Friday and I have NO intentions of being bothered with this on my own time.


I'll check back into this thread on Tuesday and see if the level of discourse has risen at all. If it hasn't, I'll just start putting the clever (and complaining) members on my block list. As I told the kids on Friday: respect is a two-way street. You want it, you have to give it. Don't give it, then don't expect it in return.

You were clearly born to be a teacher.
 

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Methinks the Teacher doth protest too much.


If you're looking for high-level discourse, you're doing it wrong. A public internet forum is probably way down on the list of places to find that.



That said, your comments are not unappreciated or dismissed (despite the immature gif I posted). I'm confident the poster (post) you were addressing was especially informed and thankful. Some of us are just goofballs that see a chance to post a funny gif they saw and run with it. No disrespect or insult intended. Please don't take it that way, life's too short to let goofballs like me grind your gears. I apologize.
 
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Methinks the Teacher doth protest too much.


If you're looking for high-level discourse, you're doing it wrong. A public internet forum is probably way down on the list of places to find that.



That said, your comments are not unappreciated or dismissed (despite the immature gif I posted). I'm confident the poster (post) you were addressing was especially informed and thankful. Some of us are just goofballs that see a chance to post a funny gif they saw and run with it. No disrespect or insult intended. Please don't take it that way, life's too short to let goofballs like me grind your gears. I apologize.

In the grand scheme of things, using the whole "picture paints a thousand words" axiom, I must say I laughed quite a bit seeing that Gif.

His protest that he took precious time from his spring break to author his insightful post also made me laugh all the harder at your excellent choice of Gifs.


I am starting to laugh all over again just thinking about it. I must therefore thank both of you for your efforts as it made my day that much birghter!


I may bookmark this thread for future amusment.
 

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Methinks the Teacher doth protest too much.


If you're looking for high-level discourse, you're doing it wrong. A public internet forum is probably way down on the list of places to find that.


That said, your comments are not unappreciated or dismissed (despite the immature gif I posted). I'm confident the poster (post) you were addressing was especially informed and thankful. Some of us are just goofballs that see a chance to post a funny gif they saw and run with it. No disrespect or insult intended. Please don't take it that way, life's too short to let goofballs like me grind your gears. I apologize.

Apology accepted and I apologize for perhaps painting you in too broad of strokes. I haven't failed to notice that the poster who spawned all of this brouhaha has not returned to this thread, so he has been Blocked.


It isn't high level discourse I'm looking for, but respectful discourse. Behind these computer screens are people--I try to make sure I treat the members here with respect (I'm human and it doesn't always work, but I do TRY). All I ask in return is the same courtesy.
 

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In the grand scheme of things, using the whole "picture paints a thousand words" axiom, I must say I laughed quite a bit seeing that Gif.

His protest that he took precious time from his spring break to author his insightful post also made me laugh all the harder at your excellent choice of Gifs.


I am starting to laugh all over again just thinking about it. I must therefore thank both of you for your efforts as it made my day that much birghter!


I may bookmark this thread for future amusment.

Bookmark away--added to Block List. Have a Great Day!
 
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