Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2
This Week on the PSN [The PAL Edition]
Written Wednesday, May 16, 2012 By Richard Walker
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It's a pretty damn fine week on the PlayStation Store this week that should leave you spoilt for choice as to what to purchase. Do you do for the funky musical charms and audio visualising capabilities of PixelJunk 4am or do you grab Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II? Alternatively, do you grab Japanese PSone import Outlaw of the Lost Dynasty or do you enjoy the plain awesomeness of the classic PS2 version of Deus Ex?

You might want to splash the cash on Max Payne 3's Rockstar Pass instead, or buy the last dose of Final Fantasy XIII-2 DLC, or you might have your eye on the latest LittleBigPlanet 2 content. Maybe you want the next set of Spec Ops missions for Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City or the second Lost Episode DLC for Asura's Wrath.

Whatever you decide to pick up from the PS Store this week, don't forget there's a bunch of sales going on at the moment. Hit the link here to check them out.

PlayStation Network New Content

Content may be added or removed, or move dates – please stay tuned to your weekly Store Update for the most up to date listings. Listed savings are approximate, based on SRP excluding Special Offer pricing and should be considered as a guide only.

PS3 Games

PixelJunk 4am (Trial available)
Become a headline act in a global musical phenomenon with PlayStation®Move.

Mix your own tracks in front of a live audience and listen to musicians perform around the world. A PlayStation Move motion controller and a PlayStationEye camera are required to play this game.

Price: £6.49,€7.99,AU$12.95
Availability: All
File Size: 279MB

Saints Row: The Third
Years after taking Stilwater for their own, the Third Street Saints have evolved from street gang to household brand name. The Syndicate, a legendary criminal fraternity with pawns in play all over the globe, has turned its eye on the Saints and demands tribute. Refusing to kneel to the Syndicate, you take the fight to a new city.

Price: £29.99, €39.99, AU$59.95
PEGI: 18
Availability: All
File Size: 7333MB

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II
The Sonic 4 Saga continues as Sonic reunites with Tails for all new collaborative play! Race across four new Zones and utilise ingenious combination moves to fight the united force of Metal Sonic and Dr. Eggman.

BONUS! Owners of both Episodes I & II gain access to Episode Metal, featuring exclusive levels and a playable Metal Sonic.

Price: £9.99,€12.99,AU$19.95
Availability: All
File Size: 419MB


Deus Ex
Compatible with PlayStation 3.

Critically hailed as millennium Game of the Year, Deus Ex draws you into a doomed world of chaos and paranoia. As civilization nears collapse, a conspiracy bent on world domination emerges from the shadows of legend. The conspirator’s greatest strength? No one believes they exist. No one but you.

Price: £7.99, €9.99, AU$15.95
PEGI: 16
Availability: All
File Size: 1360MB


Outlaws of the Lost Dynasty
Compatible with PSP (PlayStation Portable) and PlayStation 3.

This fighter is a classic example of the great fighting games from Japan. Choose from 11 funky Chinese characters as they battle for the supreme goal of a unified Middle Kingdom.

This title is a Japanese import. It requires a 60Hz compatible display. The manual is in English. Help can be found at

Price: £3.99, €4.99, AU$8.45
PEGI: 12
Availability: All
File Size: 92MB


Nom Nation
Prices: £1.74,€1.99,AU$3.45
Availability: Not available in DK,LU,NO,PT,RU,UK

Rasmus Klump and the Big Maze (PETZI UND DAS GROSSE LABYRINTH)
Prices: € 3.99
Availability: AS, GE Only

Prices: £3.99,€4.99,AU$8.45
Availability: Not available in PO


Asura’s Wrath
Lost Episode 2
Prices: £1.59,€1.99,AU$3.45
PEGI: 16
Availability: All

Final Fantasy XIII-2

  • Noel’s Outfit: Black Mage (£1.59, €1.99, AU$3.45)
  • Mog’s Outfits: A Wondrous Wardrobe (£1.59, €1.99, AU$3.45)
  • Serah’s Outfit: White Mage (£1.59, €1.99, AU$3.45)
  • Lightning: Requiem of the Goddess (£2.99, €3.59, AU$6.25)
  • Snow: Perpetual Battlefield (£2.39, €2.99, AU$4.95)

PEGI: 16
Availability: All

LittleBigPlanet 2

  • Men In Black Costume Kit (£4.79, €5.99, AU$9.95)
  • Sack In Black Costume (£1.59, €1.99, AU$3.45)
  • Gentle Rosenberg (£1.59, €1.99, AU$3.45)
  • Scrad Costume (£1.59, €1.99, AU$3.45)
  • Boris Costume (£1.59, €1.99, AU$3.45)

Availability: All

Max Payne 3
Gorilla Warfare Loadout Pack
Prices: £1.19,€1.49,AU$2.45
PEGI: 18
Availability: All

Motorstorm RC (Vita compatible)

  • Special Monster Truck: Castro Box (£0.21, €0.25, AU$0.45)
  • Special Big Rig: Castro Shanty (Free for 7 days only!)
  • Veteran Race Truck: Castro Robusto (£0.40, €0.49, AU$0.90)

Availability: All

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City
Spec Ops DLC Missions 5-7
Prices: £7.99,€9.99,AU$15.95
PEGI: 18
Availability: All

Rock Band 3
Paramore Pack 01 (£2.49, €3.99, AU$6.45)

  • Brick By Boring Brick
  • Ignorance
  • The Only Exception

Prices (each track): £0.99, €1.49, AU$2.45
PEGI: 12
Availability: Not available in BL, HR, CZ, GR, HN, IN, IL, KW, LU, PL, QT, RU, SA, SI, ZA, TR, UA,AE

Rock Band Network

  • Beer, Metal, Trolls And Vomit! (£0.99, €1.49, AU$2.45)
  • Ocean Floor (£0.99, €1.49, AU$2.45)
  • Song For The Broken (£0.99, €1.49, AU$2.45)
  • Toccata And Fugue In D Minor (Bach) (£0.59, €0.79, AU$1.30)
  • Younger Lungs (£0.99, €1.49, AU$2.45)

PEGI: 12
Availability: Not available in BL, HR, CZ, GR, HN, IN, IL, KW, LU, PL, QT, RU, SA, SI, ZA, TR, UA,AE

UFC Undisputed 3

  • Ultimate Fights Pack 1 (£3.19, €3.99, AU$6.95)
  • Fighter Catalog Key 01 (£1.59, €1.99, AU$3.45)

PEGI: 16
Availability: All

Worms Ultimate Mayhem
Worms Ultimate Mayhem “Multi-Player Pack”
Prices: £3.19,€3.99,AU$6.95
PEGI: 12
Availability: All

Yakuza: Dead Souls
Densetsu Pack
Prices: Free
PEGI: 18
Availability: All


Motorstorm RC (PS3 compatible)

  • Special Monster Truck: Castro Box (£0.21, €0.25, AU$0.45)
  • Special Big Rig: Castro Shanty (Free for 7 days only!)
  • Veteran Race Truck: Castro Robusto (£0.40, €0.49, AU$0.90)

Availability: All

Reality Fighters

  • Football Fight Style Pack
  • Ghostbusters Pack

Prices: £2.39,€2.99,AU$4.95
PEGI: 12
Availability: All


The Studio Avatars

  • Eboy Avatar Bundle (£0.99, €1.19, AU$1.95)
  • Eboy Avatar 1
  • Eboy Avatar 2
  • Eboy Avatar 3
  • Eboy Avatar 4
  • Eboy Avatar 5
  • Eboy Avatar 6

Prices: £0.21,€0.25,AU$0.45
Availability: All



Dynamic Beautiful Girl Theme 4 (£1.59/€1.99/$3.45)

Max Payne 3 (£1.19/€1.49/$2.45)

Mini Winterland Theme (£1.59/€1.99/$3.45)
Snowy Mountain (£1.59/€1.99/$3.45)
White Buffalo Theme (no price listed)

Japanese Village Theme (£1.59/€1.99/$3.45)
Lost Highway Theme (No price listed)

Dynamic Azmodeus Dark Angels Sunilda Theme (No price listed)
Dynamic Pirate Theme 2 (£1.59/€1.99/$3.45)


Dynamic Snowboard Theme (£1.59/€1.99/$3.45)
Dynamic Tower on Racetrack Theme (£1.59/€1.99/$3.45)

Price Drops

Under Siege (PS3) (£7.99, £3.99/€9.99, €4.99/$15.95, $8.45)

Disney Pixar Cars 2 The Video Game (PS3) (£31.99, £19.99/ €39.99, €29.99/$59.95, $39.95)

LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean (PS3) (£31.99, £19.99/€39.99, €29.99/$59.95, $39.95)


Sorcery Story Trailer
Availability: All

Playtime Trailer
Availability: Ex,NL,PT,RU,UK

Access TV
Access Episode 034
Availability: GB only

Ghost Recon Future Soldier
Ghost Recon Alpha
Availability: Ex, De

London 2012
London 2012 – London Is Ready
Availability: All

Lost Planet 3
Lost Planet 3 Announcement Trailer
Availability: Ex. DE

Spec Ops: The Line
Spec Ops: The Line Multiplayer Trailer
Availability: Ex. DE, KW, QT, SA, AE

Metro: Last Light – Enter the Metro Trailer
Availability: Ex. DE

Assassin’s Creed III
Assassin’s Creed III Gameplay Reveal Trailer
Availability: Ex. DE

[Via EU PlayStation Blog]


User Comments
Forum Posts: 1026
Comment #1 by nintendo64X
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 08:40:24 AM
Nice seeing the original deus ex there but...dang it was hoping for a proper hd remaster ><

Forum Posts: 671
Comment #2 by SUM1SLY
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 08:45:44 AM
what time does the store get updated? been waiting over 2 hours to get the worms ultimate mayhem dlc.

Forum Posts: 0
Comment #3 by Omegaska
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 08:49:44 AM
strange, nothing of interesting... :(

Forum Posts: 1017
Comment #4 by AvR
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 08:49:51 AM
Around 4pm.. depends :p Sometimes its 7PM :o

Forum Posts: 671
Comment #5 by SUM1SLY
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 08:52:17 AM
@4 is that uk time ?

Forum Posts: 842
Comment #6 by JoBot 8000
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 08:54:44 AM
What, no Red Faction II? Also, why is that Max Payne 3 Guerrilla pack listed as £1.19 when the US get it for free? That's totally fair -____-

Forum Posts: 1017
Comment #7 by AvR
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 08:58:15 AM
Ya man! :) @5

Forum Posts: 149
Comment #8 by patman180275
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 09:05:43 AM
anyone know if the psp pixeljunk monsters deluxe is getting updated to work on the vita??
read on afew sites that its happening today..

Forum Posts: 5710
Comment #9 by LukeyCow
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 09:08:48 AM
No assassins creed dlc sale like on US, FML ive been waiting over a year for one and now its only on the US store. Raging so much right now.
Also does price drop mean permanently? ive been looking into under seige and am wondering whether its a price cut or sale?

Forum Posts: 1017
Comment #10 by AvR
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 09:09:32 AM
Any PS+ goodies? o_O

Forum Posts: 726
Comment #11 by TrophyQuest
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 09:15:49 AM
what's the point of this update when some of us can't even add funds to our wallet on the store?

i guess sony aren't desperate enough to get everyones money after all.

Forum Posts: 1798
Comment #12 by BlakeyBlake999
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 09:28:39 AM
see, no ubi sale...

Forum Posts: 150
Comment #13 by wrathion
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 09:33:31 AM
@6 There is one reason. We live in Europe.

@9 Stop crying about not getting a price drop. If you want it then buy it. If it cost to much, then stop playing the game and move on to another. Sure the US have a sale on it while we in Europe have sale on other things.

@10 We did get a few about 2weeks ago, and I would bet that we will get a few new ones in 3 weeks.

Well I could get Deus Ex but I see no point in get that one as I have it on PC.

Forum Posts: 230
Comment #14 by jpc_1980
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 09:54:43 AM
Think I'll pass this week nothing takes my fancy plus I have some other stuff to catch up on.

Forum Posts: 842
Comment #15 by JoBot 8000
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 09:56:02 AM
The Max Payne 3 DLC price has been rectified now so it is actually free. *Phew*

Forum Posts: 2446
Comment #16 by c1ned1ne
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 10:10:28 AM
Pretty disappointing :(

US got UC2's DLC for free last week and the Ubi-sale while we get discounts for Fallout 3, which is still priced more / excatly the same as the GOTY edition by some retailers?
Also PSN+ is rather disappointing this month with freebies that are commonly found in sales, one PS2 classic and a PSN game I am totally not interested in.
Maybe next week.

Forum Posts: 60
Comment #17 by twistenparp
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 11:02:18 AM
Yeah so umm still waiting for skullgirls....... when are we getting it? Or are we getting it?

Forum Posts: 130
Comment #18 by Callam001
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 11:06:36 AM
nothing for me this week..... again. sometime i wonder why i bother even looking

Forum Posts: 12063
Comment #19 by Alex Fly
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 11:06:47 AM
I don't find the Max Payne 3 DLC anywhere on the Store... Weird... I see the rest of the week update, just not this one.

Forum Posts: 6486
Comment #20 by jvaferreira
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 11:18:35 AM
nothing special I'm not even renewing my PS+ for now. Lets see if next week is better.

Forum Posts: 68577
Comment #21 by Terminator
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 11:28:35 AM
I've got the Yakuza DLC and it's got some nice items in it. The Bioshock 2 and Borderlands DLCs are on offer if you have PS+ :). I will have to get the BS2 DLCs at some point as I've been after them for ages.

Forum Posts: 17
Comment #22 by stevieboy1975
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 12:04:35 PM
@17 the EU got Skullgirls on 2nd May

Forum Posts: 2685
Comment #23 by SoPoF
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 02:41:02 PM
So they couldn't bother to bring "Rock Of Ages" to Europe? Lame. On the other hand ... PEEETZIIII!^^ I used to read that magazine when I was a very young boy. I wonder if it's worth checking that mini out just for old times' sake. (And maybe it's even a decent game?)

Forum Posts: 60
Comment #24 by twistenparp
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 @ 10:46:08 PM
@22 - Seriously??? I've been checking the store ever since its US release and haven't seen anything, even doing a search comes up with nothing. I'm in New Zealand if that makes the slightest difference but I've always had the same content that's been posted on EU updates. Perhaps it was too awesome for us?

Forum Posts: 0
Comment #25 by Craigimuss
Thursday, May 17, 2012 @ 09:42:00 AM
I really wish there was more vita support. Like PS1 games for instance. How much longer will we have to wait for something which should have been available at launch?

Forum Posts: 17
Comment #26 by stevieboy1975
Thursday, May 17, 2012 @ 12:47:04 PM
@24 Looks like it was too awesome. New Zealand was the only place that never got it on the 2nd. Sorry to get your hopes up.

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US May 15, 2012
Europe May 16, 2012
Japan May 16, 2012

Players: 1
ESRB: Everyone
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