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North American PSN Update; May 6, 2014

6 May 2014

Welcome to this week's PlayStation Store update! Another big sale hits the PlayStation Network, as Activision lowers the prices for games and content in the Prototype and Transformers game franchises as well as Cabela's and The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct. PlayStation Plus subscribers can even benefit from lower prices than what this sale has to offer.

Speaking of PS Plus, the newest addition to the Instant Game Collection is Stick It to The Man on PlayStation 4 and Pro Evolution Soccer on PlayStation 3.

Major league franchise MLB The Show makes its acclaimed debut on the PS4 this week as well; expect a review a little later this week, but feel free to check out the reviews for both the PlayStation Vita and PS3 versions in the meantime. The ambitious title Bound by Flame also arrives on the PS4 this week, and PS3 owners can also pick it up for their consoles as its available for both. Though not released yet, Transistor is available for pre-order through the network

The PS Vita gets some more game love with the God of War Collection and Football Manager Classic 2014 landing on the store ready to download.

There's plenty more to check out in this week's update, so take a gander and enjoy, care of the PlayStation Blog.

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PS4 Pre-Orders

Transistor($19.99)

From the creators of Bastion, Transistor is a sci-fi themed action RPG that invites you to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning futuristic city.


PS4 Games

MLB 14 The Show ($59.99, Canada: $69.99)

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.

Bound By Flame ($49.99)

Suppress your inner demon or unleash its power. You are a mercenary possessed by a flame demon in a desperate world ravaged by seven Ice Lords and their Dead-Army. In this RPG where all your choices lead to consequences, you will have to choose between unleashing the powers of the beast within and rejecting the demonic influence that wants to claim your humanity.

Sportsfriends ($14.99)

Sportsfriends is a compendium of award-winning local multiplayer games for living rooms, parties, and even backyards. Featuring: retro-styled fighting game BaraBariBall, QWOP-like pole vault dueling game Super Pole Riders, high-velocity sports game Hokra, and face-to-face physical party game Johann Sebastian Joust. All the games are playable with the DualShock4 wireless controller, while Johann Sebastian Joust can be further enhanced by the PlayStationMove Motion Controller.

Stick It To The Man ($9.99)

Hard hat tester Ray, has a bizarre accident and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain! With his awesome new powers he can read minds and change the world with stickers but he’s on the run for a crime he didn’t commit. Can you help Ray out of this sticky situation?

Titan Attacks! ($11.99, Cross-Buy)

Single-handedly turn back the evil invading Titan army! Drive back the aliens across the Solar System, and finally defeat them on their homeworld in this modern remix of classic arcade shoot’em’ups. Titan Attacks! has the same easy-to-learn but hard-to-master gameplay of classic arcade shooters, but is packed full of new features, new strategies, and stylish neo-retro visuals.


PS3 Games

Bound By Flame ($39.99)

Suppress your inner demon or unleash its power. You are a mercenary possessed by a flame demon in a desperate world ravaged by seven Ice Lords and their Dead-Army. In this RPG where all your choices lead to consequences, you will have to choose between unleashing the powers of the beast within and rejecting the demonic influence that wants to claim your humanity.

Sportsfriends ($14.99, Cross-Buy with this version only)

Sportsfriends is a compendium of award-winning local multiplayer games for living rooms, parties, and even backyards. Featuring: retro-styled fighting game BaraBariBall, QWOP-like pole vault dueling game Super Pole Riders, high-velocity sports game Hokra, and face-to-face physical party game Johann Sebastian Joust. All the games are playable with the DualShock4 wireless controller, while Johann Sebastian Joust can be further enhanced by the PlayStationMove Motion Controller.

Titan Attacks! ($11.99, Cross-Buy)

Single-handedly turn back the evil invading Titan army! Drive back the aliens across the Solar System, and finally defeat them on their homeworld in this modern remix of classic arcade shoot’em’ups. Titan Attacks! has the same easy-to-learn but hard-to-master gameplay of classic arcade shooters, but is packed full of new features, new strategies, and stylish neo-retro visuals.

Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi ($39.99)

Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi tells the tale of Chizuru, a young woman who finds herself fighting alongside the infamous Shinsengumi as competing factions war for control of Japan. In the midst of all this bloodshed and chaos, will Chizuru find love?

F1 Race Stars All-In Pack ($7.99)

Download the ‘All-In Pack’ to extend F1 RACE STARS with all available Track and Accessory Pack DLC at a huge discount. Includes FOUR Track Packs – Canada, India, China and Europe – plus NINE Accessory Packs that allow you to customise your driver’s horn sound, skid marks and boost shapes!


PS Vita

Football Manager Classic 2014 ($39.99)

Football Manager Classic 2014 allows you to put your skills to the test wherever and whenever you want. As for the very first time cross-save compatibility allows you to start a career on PC, Mac & Linux (FMC Mode) and continue on PlayStationVita system, or vice versa. Take control of any club from over 100 leagues across 51 nations, with a total database of over 160,000 players from around the world and take to the field to play out games using FM’s acclaimed 3D match engine.

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse ($16.99)

Broken Sword 5 From multi-award winning Revolution Software comes the latest explosive episode in the classic Broken Sword series. Playing as intrepid American George Stobbart and sassy French journalist Nico Collard, you find yourself on the trail of a stolen painting – and a murderous conspiracy. A conspiracy whose roots lie in mysteries older than the written word…

God of War Collection ($29.99, Cross-Buy)

Two Epic Adventures of Conquest, Destiny, and Revenge. God of War Collection brings the nonstop action of God of War and God of War II to the PlayStationVita system for the first time ever! In God of War Collection, experience the brutal world of ancient Greece as the legendary Spartan Kratos seeks revenge on Ares, the God of War, and tries to accomplish what no mortal has ever done… alter the course of Fate itself.

Mahjong Royal Towers & Mahjong World Contest Bundle ($8.99)

Mahjong Bundle Mahjong Royal Towers – Play Mahjong and experience royal generosity for yourself !

Mahjong World Contest – Take part in a Mahjong contest. Plunge yourself into the myriads of golden tiles!

Titan Attacks! ($11.99, Cross-Buy)

Single-handedly turn back the evil invading Titan army! Drive back the aliens across the Solar System, and finally defeat them on their homeworld in this modern remix of classic arcade shoot’em’ups. Titan Attacks! has the same easy-to-learn but hard-to-master gameplay of classic arcade shooters, but is packed full of new features, new strategies, and stylish neo-retro visuals.


PS2 Classic

Shin Megami Tensei: Nocturne ($9.99)

Set in post-apocalyptic Tokyo, the entire population of the world is annihilated by a global catastrophe called the Conception. Now, the fate of the entire world lies on the shoulders of one young man who must battle his way through opposing demonic forces to bring order to the world to come…or possibly become the harbinger of its destruction.

Apps


App Updates

Crackle (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)

Check out Crackle’s documentary “Spinning The Web: The Amazing World of Spider-Man”. In it, the cast and crew of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” explore how the legend of the iconic superhero (along with the costumes, stunts, music and production design) weaves itself into an amazing movie. Check out http://www.crackle.com/c/the-amazing-spider-man-2 for more videos about “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”.

Crunchyroll (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)

This season Crunchyroll is loaded with all the brand new, highly anticipated series like, “Jo-Jo’s Bizarre Adventure”, “Black Bullet” and “Nanana’s Buried Treasure,” along with the return of fan favorite: “Fairy Tail.” But that’s not all, since we have over 50 simulcasts this season, you can rest assured that there’s something for everyone! Get a free trail here.

DailyBurn (PS3)

DailyBurn is the best fitness experience anywhere. DailyBurn offers unparalleled variety – from bodyweight training and kettle bells, 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!

EPIX (PS3/PS4)

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.

HBO GO (PS3)

“First of His Name” – Cersei and Tywin plot the Crown’s next move. Dany discusses future plans. Jon embarks on a new mission. Catch up on this past Sunday’s episode of the hit television series Game of Thrones now with HBO GO on PS3. Want to see what you missed? Watch a sneak peek here.

IGN (PS4)

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)

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)

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper was known as much for his costumes and theatrics as well as his music, and they’re on full display in Alice Cooper: Brutally Live, from a 2000 show in London. Want something more cozy? Incubus: HQ Live, is a document of the alt-everything band taking over a gallery in L.A. for several days in 2011 and performing for invited guests. Nana Mouskouri: Live at the Royal Albert Hall from 2007 is the farewell concert for the singer from Athens, who gained fame with her folk and pop repertoire, sung in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian as well as Greek—and ranging from Sinatra to Dylan. And in Juanes: MTV Unplugged, the Grammy-winning Colombian who went from metal to mellow goes acoustic.

Redbox Instant by Verizon (PS3/PS4/PS Vita)

New this week at Redbox Instant! On our digital side, you can buy titles like Her, The Monuments Men, That Awkward Moment and I Frankenstein and be sure to check out one of our hottest rentals, Ride Along, that includes a bonus Gag Reel! For our subscribers, we have some great new adds to the catalog like The Terminator, The Bodyguard and the Western/Samurai gem The Warriors Way. We also pay tribute to Moms everywhere with collections like “The Many Faces of Mom” and “Guys Moms Love”! And be sure to reserve The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, now available at all Redbox kiosks on DVD and BLU RAY.

WWE Network (PS3/PS4)

WWE Network presents your favorite WWE Legends like you’ve never seen them before! And this time they are competing in a whole new arena! Legendary characters, legendary stories, one legendary series, “WWE Legends’ House”! New episode every Thursday 8pm ET. Don’t have WWE Network? Subscribe today!

PlayStation Plus

Stick It to The Man (PS4)

Pro Evolution Soccer (PS3)


Discounts

Activision Sale

Title Plus Price Reg. Sale Price

Cabela’s African Adventures $17.99 $19.99

Cabela’s Big Game Hunter Pro Hunts $17.99 $19.99

Fast & Furious: Showdown $17.99 $19.99

Prototype $13.49 $14.99

Prototype 2 $17.99 $19.99

Prototype 2 Colossal Mayhem Pack $2.69 $2.99

Prototype 2 Excessive Force Pack $2.69 $2.99

Prototype 2 Radnet Access Pack $6.29 $6.99

Prototype 2 Ultimate Bundle $22.49 $24.99

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct $17.99 $19.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron $26.99 $29.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron – Dinobot Destructor Pack $6.29 $6.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron – Massive Fury Pack $6.29 $6.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron – Multiplayer Havoc Pack $6.29 $6.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Ultimate Edition $40.49 $44.99

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen Maps And Characters Dlc $8.09 $8.99

Transformers: War For Cybertron Map And Character Pack #1 $2.69 $2.99

Transformers: War For Cybertron Map And Character Pack #2 $2.69 $2.99

Other Discounts

Title Plus Price Regular Price

Bit.Trip Presents… Runner2: Future Legend Of Rhythm Alien $7.99 $9.99

Hakuoki: Stories Of The Shinsengumi $27.19 $39.99

Titan Attacks! (PS4) $10.79 $11.99

Titan Attacks! (PS3) $10.79 $11.99

Titan Attacks! (Vita) $10.79 $11.99


Sales

Title Platform Sale Price Regular Price

Cabela’s African Adventures PS3 $19.99 $39.99

Cabela’s Big Game Hunter Pro Hunts PS3 $19.99 $39.99

Dead Or Alive 5 Ultimate PS3 $27.99 $39.99

Disgaea: Hour Of Darkness PS3 $4.99 $9.99

Dragon’s Crown PS Vita $19.99 $39.99

Dragon’s Crown PS3 $19.99 $49.99

Dragon’s Crown: Storyteller Voice Pack PS Vita $1.49 $1.99

Dragon’s Crown: Storyteller Voice Pack PS3 $1.49 $1.99

Dragon’s Crown: Into The Labyrinth Theme PS3 $1.49 $1.99

Fast & Furious: Showdown PS3 $19.99 $39.99

Hakuoki: Stories Of The Shinsengumi PS3 $33.99 $39.99

Odin Sphere PS3 $4.99 $9.99

Persona 3 Fes PS3 $4.99 $9.99

Prototype 2 Ultimate Bundle PS3 $24.99 $49.99

Prototype 2 W/ Radnet Access Pack PS3 $19.99 $39.99

Prototype 2: Prototype2 Colossal Mayhem Pack PS3 $2.99 $4.99

Prototype 2: Prototype2 Excessive Force Pack PS3 $2.99 $4.99

Prototype 2: Prototype2 Radnet Access Pack PS3 $6.99 $9.99

Prototype Digital PS3 $14.99 $19.99

The Walking Dead Survival Inistinct Ps3 Full Game D&D Preorder PS3 $19.99 $49.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron – Multiplayer Havoc Pack PS3 $6.99 $9.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron PS3 $29.99 $59.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Ultimate Edition Bundle PS3 $44.99 $89.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Dinobot Destructor Pack PS3 $6.99 $9.99

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron Massive Fury Pack PS3 $6.99 $9.99

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen Maps And Characters DLC PS3 $8.99 $9.99

Transformers: War For Cybertron Map And Character Pack #1 PS3 $2.99 $4.99

Transformers: War For Cybertron Map And Character Pack #2 PS3 $2.99 $4.99


Price Drops

Title Platform New Price Original Price

Fuse PS3 $19.99 $29.99

Just Dance 2014: Funhouse – P!Nk PS4 $1.99 $2.99

Just Dance 2014: Funhouse – P!Nk PS3 $1.99 $2.99

Just Dance 2014: Part Of Me – Katy Perry PS4 $1.99 $2.99

Just Dance 2014: Part Of Me – Katy Perry PS3 $1.99 $2.99

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII PS3 $49.99 $59.99

Mass Effect Trilogy PS3 $29.99 $39.99

NBA Live 14 PS4 $29.99 $59.99

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified PS3 $19.99 $59.99

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 PS3 $29.99 $39.99

Time And Eternity PS3 $19.99 $39.99

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist PS3 $29.99 $39.99

Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist Ultimate Edition PS3 $34.99 $44.99


PS4 Add-ons

Just Dance 2014

The World Is Ours – David Correy Ft. Monobloco – Solo (Free)

Outlast

Whistleblower ($8.99)

Sound Shapes

Nature Art Pack ($0.99, Cross-Buy)

Brass Sound Pack ($0.99, Cross-Buy)


PS3 Add-ons

Atelier Escha & Logy Alchemists of the Dusk Sky

Additional Party Character- Katla ($4.99)

Additional Party Character- Micie ($4.99)

Additional Collection Area/Palace Depths (Free)

DC Universe Online

Amazon Fury Part I ($9.99)

Dustforce

Alpha Map Pack (Free)

Hakuoki: Stories of the Shinsengumi

A Festive Night (Free)

A Meeting Of Demons (New) $7.49

B’s-Log Package (Free)

Dengeki Girl’s Style (Free)

Drama Cd Images (Free)

Memories – Content Under The Blossoms ($2.99)

Memories – Fading Autumn Leaves ($2.99)

Memories – Fateful Moonless Night ($2.99)

Memories – For Good Or Ill ($4.99)

Memories – Like A Flower Blooming Madly ($4.99)

Memories – Madness ($4.99)

Memories – Never Boring ($2.99)

Memories – Something Important ($2.99)

Memories – The First Snow ($2.99)

Memories – The Waxing And Waning Of The Moon ($4.99)

Packaging Images (Free)

Portrait – Casual Outfits (Alternate) ($2.49)

Portrait – Casual Outfits (Free)

Portrait – Stories Version (Free)

Portrait – Warrior Outfits (Alternate) ($2.49)

Portrait – Warrior Outfits (Free)

Portrait – Western Outfits (Alternate) ($2.49)

Portrait – Western Outfits (Free)

The Life And Times Of Yukimura The Page ($7.49)

Just Dance 2014

The World Is Ours – David Correy Ft. Monobloco – Solo (Free)

311 Song Pack (Free)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Ancient Tiara (Free)

Cool Sunglasses (Free)

Emil Chronicle Online Set (Free)

RockSmith 2014

311 – Amber ($2.99)

311 – Beautiful Disaster ($2.99)

311 – Down ($2.99)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Gagap Tentacle (Free)

Homesick Sakura (Free)

Soul Sacrifice Set (Free)

Sound Shapes

Nature Art Pack ($0.99, Cross-Buy)

Brass Sound Pack ($0.99, Cross-Buy)

The Last of Us

Agility Survival Skill ($1.99, Free for Season Pass)

Awareness Survival Skill ($0.99, Free for Season Pass)

Bomb Expert Survival Skill ($1.99, Free for Season Pass)

Damage Marker Survival Skill ($0.99, Free for Season Pass)

Double Barrel ($1.49, Free for Season Pass)

Enforcer ($1.49, Free for Season Pass)

Executioner Survival Skill ($0.99, Free for Season Pass)

Fortitude Survival Skill ($0.99, Free for Season Pass)

Grounded Mode ($4.99, Free for Season Pass)

Gunslinger Survival Skill ($0.99, Free for Season Pass)

Launcher ($2.49, Free for Season Pass)

Professional Survival Skills Bundle ($3.99)

Reclaimed Territories Map Pack ($9.99, Free for Season Pass)

Scavenger Survival Skill ($0.99, Free for Season Pass)

Situational Survival Skills Bundle ($3.99)

Specter ($1.49, Free for Season Pass)

Survivalist Weapon Bundle ($5.99)


PS Vita Add-ons

Atelier Meruru Plus: The Apprentice of Arland

Mushroom Princess Swimsuit & Small Straw Hat ($2.99)

Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars

Monokuma Strikes (Free)

Tricks ‘N Technique ($2.49)

The Enduring One ($2.49)

Dustforce

Alpha Map Pack (Free)

Ragnarok Odyssey Ace

Gagap Tentacle (Free)

Homesick Sakura (Free)

Soul Sacrifice Set (Free)

Sound Shapes

Nature Art Pack ($0.99, Cross-Buy)

Brass Sound Pack ($0.99, Cross-Buy)

Avatars (PS3, PSP)

Populus Non Game Avatars: 12 Item Bundled Sale Pack 2 ($4.99)

Populus Non Game Avatars: 20 Item Bundled Sale Pack 2 ($6.99)

The Last Of Us Bill Avatar ($0.49)

The Last Of Us David Avatar ($0.49)

The Last Of Us Marlene Avatar ($0.49)

The Last Of Us Survivor Avatar Pack ($0.99)

The Last Of Us Tess Avatar ($0.49)


PS3 Themes

Abstract Inferno Bundle ($3.99)

Abstract Midnight Bundle ($3.99)

Boat Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

New York Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Forest Ninja Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Sunshine School Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Blue Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Pop Secret Static theme (Free)

Come Along Sea Lord Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Rage Comics: Determined Questioning Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Rage Comics: Epic Win Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Roadkill Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Underwater Dogs Fleet Dynamic Theme ($2.99)

Wolfenstein: The New Order Dynamic Theme ($2.99)


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