PSN Sneak Peek: Vita gets PSOne Classics on Tuesday

  • Posted August 26th, 2012 at 13:47 EDT by Kyle Prahl

The PlayStation Store is chock-full of digital goodness already, but every Tuesday, even more stuff gets added for your downloading pleasure. But you don't have to wait until Tuesday to find out what's coming! Check out our PSN Sneak Peek, and get a glimpse at the confirmed games, demos, DLC, and more coming this week.

New PS Vita Firmware - 1.80

Firmware 1.80 will add:
-support for PSOne Classics
-support for buttons to navigate the Vita's UI

Confirmed PS3 Games

Lights, Camera, Party!

Madden NFL 13

With Physics You Can Feel, Madden NFL 13 delivers Next Generation gameplay today. Powered by the all-new Infinity Engine, true player impact and authentic momentum transfer ensure that no two plays ever look or feel the same. Madden NFL 13 revolutionizes the way sports video game career modes are played with Connected Careers—a completely new and fully connected universe defined by deep gameplay, unique storylines and social integration. With cutting-edge Infinity Engine technology, revolutionary Connected Careers and a complete audio and visual overhaul that delivers best in class presentation, Madden NFL 13 is undoubtedly the greatest entry in the franchise’s celebrated history.

God of War Origins + Collection Bundle

Re-live the Most Epic Saga in Gaming. Experience Five Legendary Adventures In Kratos’ Quest For Vengeance Against The Gods Who Betrayed Him.

Ratchet & Clank Collection

Experience the classic adventures of the universe’s favorite Lombax, Ratchet and his robotic sidekick Clank in this classic PlayStation®2 trilogy now fully remastered in high definition! Wield the original tools of destruction as you travel from planet to planet unraveling their original story and explosive adventures in this PS3™ exclusive.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD

Rock Band Blitz

Record of Agarest War Zero

Developed by Idea Factory, a company well-known for their niche RPGs, Record of Agarest War Zero will be available in June 2011 in North America. The prequel to last year’s strategy RPG Record of Agarest War, Record of Agarest War Zero features new animated portraits during conversations and the addition of Free Intention, wherein players can explore towns, meet with party members, and influence their relationship with the game's many beautiful young women.

Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD

Stories tell of a legendary solider who once waged war against the world. His name was Naked Snake, a.k.a. Big Boss, and the truth behind this legend will finally be told. The era is the 1970’s. Big Boss had stationed his soldiers in Colombia, South America, where he was approached by visitors from Costa Rica, a “nation without a military.” In the shadow of the Cuban Missile Crisis, as Latin America became a key to maintaining the power balance between East and West, Costa Rica had miraculously managed to maintain its peace and neutrality. However, in various regions of the country, a mysterious armed force seemed to be engaging in suspicious activities. Now, to preserve peace in this nation without a military, the his soldiers move into action. In time, they would be known as the founders of “Outer Heaven.”

Confirmed PS Vita Games

Madden NFL 13

Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands - now Vita compatible!

Confirmed PS2 Classics

Psychonauts

Confirmed Demos

Rock Band Blitz

Dungeon Twister

Confirmed DLC

Mass Effect 3 - Leviathan

Spelunker HD - Championship Arenas

Max Payne 3 - Disorganized Crime Pack

Confirmed Sales

SNK sale on Neo Geo games - Bundle available for additional sales

 

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Kyle Prahl is a PSU senior editor and a Communications student at the University of Minnesota. If you care about PlayStation or the life of a pale Midwesterner, you should follow him on Twitter.
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