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PlayStation releases this week: Batman, Rocksmith, Deus Ex: Director's Cut

on 20 October 2013

PlayStation fans have a lot in store this week as some major titles are landing for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.

Taking to the beginnings of Bruce Wayne and Batman, Batman: Arkham Origins retells the tale behind the fall and rise of Gotham's caped crusader as well as the iconic villains that set the framework for the Dark Knight. Batman: Arkham Origins releases for both front-running PlayStation devices.

Rockband 2014 also amps it up this week, so grab your guitar, hook up, and check out the new and improved features and new song list.

Deus Ex; Human Revolution - Director's Cut gives players new and old an opportunity to play through the story with all the special benefits that the Wii U version has with the PS Vita; the Missing Link DLC is also included in this bundle.

Enjoy these new titles. Which ones have you more excited this week?


New PlayStation Releases This Week

2K Essentials Collection

PS3 — Retail

Dive down into the depths of Rapture, scour Pandora, or defend Earth from an alien threat! This compilation includes the original BioShock, Borderlands, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

2K Power Pack Collection

PS3 — Retail

Another compilation filled to the brim with gaming goodies. This pack includes The Darkness II, BioShock 2, and Mafia II. It’s a trio of sequels well-suited for any gamer’s collection.

Alien Rage

PS3 — Digital

Blast through hordes of aliens in this sci-fi first-person shooter. Use 10 weapons (each with 2 firing modes) to mow down the enemy, and blaze through 14 levels full of beastly boss fights.

Batman: Arkham Origins

PS3 — Digital, Retail (Available Friday)

Witness the beginnings of the Arkham Series with Arkham Origins. As gritty as ever, this third-person adventure includes a complete online mode for multiplayer competition. Fans of the Dark Knight, take note.

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate

PS Vita — Digital, Retail (Available Friday)

Set after the events of Arkham Origins, Blackgate provides Vita gamers with a unique 2.5D adventure revolving around a violent uprising at Blackgate Prison. Features stealth, brutal combat, and ample gadgetry.

Beer Pong!

PS3 — Digital

The classic party game makes it way to PlayStation, complete with PlayStation Move support. Compete against friends or an AI opponent in a variety of environments, and shoot for Fireball bonuses and Roll-backs.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution — Director’s Cut

PS3 — Digital, Retail

The dark cyberpunk story of Adam Jensen returns to PlayStation. Experience the Director’s Cut of this critically-acclaimed stealth/shooter/RPG hybrid, which includes enhanced boss fights and the Missling Link DLC.

Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Premium Edition

PS3 — Digital

Journey with two very different heroes who form an uneasy partnership across post-apocalyptic America. Survive the devastated world and battle dangerous enemies. A beautiful third-person adventure that includes the Pigsy’s Perfect 10 DLC, and additional character skins.

Ethan: Meteor Hunter

PS3 — Digital

Face platforms and puzzles in this physics-based adventure. Clear 50 levels across three worlds, and wield telekinesis to make your way through blocked paths. Designed with gamers of all skill levels in mind.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes

PS3, PS Vita — Digital, Retail

Take control of some of Marvel’s greatest heroes like Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, and Captain America, to take down Loki and his team of supervillains. Prevent them from building a doomsday weapon capable of destroying the world.

Magrunner: Dark Pulse

PS3 — Digital

Traverse 40 challenging levels with you Magtech glove, and harness the powers of magnetism to stop the ancient terror of Cthulhu.

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Storm 3 Full Burst

PS3 — Retail

The next chapter in the Naruto fighting saga highlights characters from the 4th Great Ninja War arc, Invasion of Pain arc, and Five Kage Summit arc. More than 100 new missions to help you master the power of the ninja. Believe it!

Rocksmith 2014 Edition

PS3 — Digital, Retail (Available Monday)

Learn how to play guitar! Plug in any real guitar or bass and enjoy improved features, more flexible practice tools, and 50 hit songs. Requires a Rocksmith Real Tone cable to play.

SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge

PS3 — Digital, Retail

Play as five, fan-favorite characters in the world of SpongeBob SquarePants. Plankton and his legion of evil robots have destroyed the Krusty Krab and stolen the legendary Krabby Patty formula. You have to get it back!

Demos and Betas

Alien Rage

Magrunner: Dark Pulse

Via PS Blog