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European PSN update; December 22, 2010

Sony Europe has nailed a Christmas stocking full of festive goodies on to the region’s PlayStation Store for your consumption. See below for a full list of updates.

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PlayStation Store (via PS3, PSP and Media Go)

Festive Offers (available on PS3 and PSP where applicable)

(Offer prices available until the 5th January)

Alien Breed: Impact (was – £14.99/€11.99 now – £7.19/€8.99)
Blue Toad Murder Files: Episodes 1-6 (was – £17.49/€21.99 now – £9.99/€12.99)
Bomberman Ultra (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
Burn Zombie Burn! (was – £6.29/€7.99 now – £3.19/€3.99)
Burn Zombie Burn… In Space! (was – £2.39/€2.99 now – £1.19/€1.49)
Ferrari: The Race Experience (was – £11.99/€14.99 now – £7.99/€9.99)
Flight Control HD (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £3.19/€3.99)
Gottlieb Pinball Classics (PSP) (was – £8.79/€10.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
Joe Danger (was – £9.99/€12.99 now – £4.99/€6.19)
Lead and Gold: Gangs of the West (was – £11.99/€14.99 now – £6.29/€7.99)
Tales of Monkey Island: Complete Season (was – £13.99/€17.99 now – £7.19/€8.99)
Worms 2: Armageddon (was – £11.99/€14.99 now – £6.29/€7.99)

Festive minis Offers

Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter (was – £3.49/€3.99 now – £1.74/€1.99)
Rocks n’ Rockets (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £1.74/€1.99)
Freekscape: Escape from Hell (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £1.74/€1.99)
Arctic Adventures: Polar’s Puzzles (was – £3.49/€3.99 now – £1.74/€1.99)
Vibes (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £1.74/€1.99)
Stellar Attack (was – £3.49/€3.99 now – £1.74/€1.99)

Festive Offers from Disney

Toy Story 3 (PSP) (was – £27.99/€34.99 now – £15.99/€19.99)
Alien Escapades Add-on (PSP) (was – £1.59/€1.99 now – £0.79/€0.99)
Buzz’s Adventures Add-on (PSP) (was – £1.59/€1.99 now – £0.79/€0.99)
Woody’s Round Up Add-on (PSP) (was – £1.59/€1.99 now – £0.79/€0.99)
The Nightmare Before Christmas Premium Theme (was – £1.19/€1.49 now – £0.59/€0.75)
Lilo and Stitch: Trouble in Paradise (PSone) (was – £3.19/€3.99 now – £1.59/€1.99)

Festive Offers from EA

DeathSpank (was – £9.99/€12.99 now – £6.29/€7.99)
DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue (was – £9.99/€12.99 now – £6.29/€7.99)
Need for Speed: Shift (PSP) (was – £15.99/€19.99 now – £9.99/€12.99)
Dante’s Inferno (PSP) (was – £31.99/€39.99 now – £15.99/€19.99)
Theme Park (PSone) (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £2.39/€2.99)
Theme Hospital (PSone) (was – £3.99/€4.99 now – £2.39/€2.99)

Festive Offers from Namco Bandai

Deadstorm Pirates (was – £15.99/€19.99 now – £11.99/€14.99)
Pac-Man Championship Edition DX (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £5.49/€6.99)
Me and My Katamari (PSP) (was – £15.99/€19.99 now – £7.99/€9.99)
Ridge Racer (PSP) (was – £15.99/€19.99 now – £7.99/€9.99)
Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny (PSP) (was – £23.99/€29.99 now – £11.99/€14.99)
Tekken 6 (PSP) (was – £31.99/€39.99 now – £15.99/€19.99)

Festive Offers from SCEE

Fat Princess (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
PixelJunk Shooter (was – £6.29/€7.99 now – £3.19/€3.99)
LBP Pirates of the Caribbean Level Kit (was – £4.79/€5.99 now – £2.39/€2.99)
LBP Pirates of the Caribbean Costume Kit (was – £4.79/€5.99 now – £2.39/€2.99)
echoshift (PSP) (was – £14.99/€19.99 now – £7.99/€9.99)
Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake (PSP) (was – £19.99/€29.99 now – £11.99/€14.99)
Gravity Crash (PSP) (was – £6.29/€7.99 now – £3.19/€3.99)

Festive Offers from SEGA

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode One (was – £9.99/€12.99 now – £5.49/€6.99)
Sonic Adventure (was – £6.29/€7.99 now – £3.19/€3.99)
Sonic Adventure DX Add-on Pack (was – £3.19/€3.99 now – £1.19/€1.49)
After Burner: Climax (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)
Valkyria Chronicles 2 (PSP) (was – £27.99/€34.99 now – £13.99/€17.99)
Phantasy Star Portable 2 (PSP) (was – £19.99/€34.99 now – £13.99/€17.99)

Festive Offers from Square-Enix

Space Invaders: Infinity Gene (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £5.49/€6.99)
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (was – £9.99/€12.99 now – £7.19/€8.99)
Tomb Raider: Underworld (was – £16.99/€20.99 now – £8.79/€10.99)
Tomb Raider Anniversary (PSP) (was – £11.99/€14.99 now – £6.29/€7.99)
Tomb Raider: Legend (PSP) (was – £11.99/€14.99 now – £6.29/€7.99)
Tomb Raider (PSone) (was – £7.99/€9.99 now – £3.99/€4.99)

Festive Offers from Ubisoft

Prince of Persia Classic + Cell Factor Bundle (£7.99/€9.99)
Scott Pilgrim + Turtles in Time Reshelled + Voodoo Dice Bundle (£11.99/€14.99)
Asphalt: Urban GT 2 (PSP) (was – £11.99/€14.99 now – £7.99/€9.99)
Driver ’76 (PSP) (was – £15.99/€19.99 now – £7.99/€9.99)
Street Rider (PSP) (was – £15.99/€19.99 now – £7.99/€9.99)

Permanent Price Reductions

Polar Panic – now £3.99/€4.99

The following reductions will take place Thursday, 23rd December:

Battlefield Bad Company 2
          Shortcut Kit Bundle – now £11.99/€14.99
          4 x Class Shortcut Kits – now £3.99/€4.99 each
          Onslaught Mode – now £3.99/€4.99

Burnout Paradise
          Big Surf Island – now £5.49/€6.99
          Legendary Cars Collection – now £3.99/€4.99
          Cops and Robbers – now £3.99/€4.99
          Boost Specials Collection – now £3.99/€4.99
          Party Pack – now £3.99/€4.99
          Toy Collection – now £5.49/€6.99
          Toy Car Collection 1 – now £3.99/€4.99
          Toy Car Collection 2 – now £3.99/€4.99

Shank – now £7.99/€9.99

Trial and Unlock (PS3)

Blokus (£3.99/€4.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: All locales

Hustle Kings (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: All locales

Magic the Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: Not available in Austria, Croatia, Greece, India, Luxembourg, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Turkey and United Arab Emirates

Risk: Factions (£7.99/€9.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

Time Machine: Rogue Pilot (£5.49/€6.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: Not available in Australia and New Zealand

Downloadable Games (PS3)

Buzz! Quiz Player (free) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

Eat Them! (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 16

Availability: All locales

Echochrome II (£9.99/€12.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: All locales

Hustle Kings (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: All locales

MAG (£19.99/€29.99) Rating: PEGI 16

Availability: All locales

Tetris (£7.99/€9.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: All locales

Top Darts (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: All locales

Downloadable Games (PSP)

Everybody’s Stress Buster
          Rainbow Bundle (£6.29/€7.99)
          Green Pack (£2.39/€2.99)
          Blue Pack (£2.39/€2.99)
          Red Pack (£2.39/€2.99)
          Yellow Pack (£2.39/€2.99)

Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: All locales

SNK NEOGEO Station (PS3)

Alpha Mission II (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: All locales

Art of Fighting (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

League Bowling (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: All locales

Baseball Stars Professional (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: All locales

Fatal Fury (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

Magician Lord (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: All locales

Metal Slug (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

Samurai Shodown (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 16

Availability: All locales

Super Sidekicks (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: All locales

King of Fighters ’94 (£7.19/€8.99) Rating: PEGI 16

Availability: All locales

SNK NEOGEO Station (PSP)

King of Fighters ’94 (£5.49/€6.99) Rating: PEGI 16

Availability: All locales

Metal Slug (£5.49/€6.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

PSP Essentials

Spectral vs. Generation (£7.99/€9.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: Not available in Portugal

PSone Bundles (PS3 and PSP)

Toy Story Racer & Toy Story 2 (£7.99/€9.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: Not available in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain and Switzerland

The Little Mermaid 2 & Winnie the Pooh (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: Not available in Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain and Switzerland

Atlantis & Hercules (£7.99/€9.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: Not available in Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation and Spain

A Bug’s Life & Monsters Inc. (£7.99/€9.99) Rating: PEGI 3

Availability: Not available in Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain and Switzerland

minis (PS3 and PSP)

NOVA – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance (£3.99/€4.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

A Space Shooter for Two Bucks (£1.74/€1.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

Demos (PS3)

Dead Space 2 Rating: PEGI 18

Availability: Not available in Germany

LittleBigPlanet 2 Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: All locales

Mass Effect 2 Rating: PEGI 18

Availability: Not available in Germany

Demos (PSP)

Lord of Arcana Rating: PEGI 16 (USK 12)

Availability: All locales

Add-On Game Content (PS3)

Battlefield Bad Company 2Vietnam (£9.99/€12.99) Rating: PEGI 16

Availability: All locales

Costume QuestGrubbins on Ice (£3.19/€3.99) Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: All locales

Def Jam RapStar Stieber Twins – Malaria (£1.19/€1.49) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: Only available in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom

Fist of the North Star: Ken’s RageToki – Original Costume and 2 new missions (£2.99/€3.59) Rating: PEGI 18

Availability: Not available in New Zealand

Lara Croft and the Guardian of LightKane and Lynch Character Pack (free) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

The Sims 3
          Hairstyles Pack (£7.99/€9.99)
          Ultra Lounge Set (£7.99/€9.99)

Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: All locales

Majin and the Forsaken KingdomMajin Challenge Pack (£1.59/€1.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

Magic the Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers
          Unlock Cries of Rage Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Heat of Battle Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Claws of Vengeance Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Ears of the Elves Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Eons of Evil Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Eye of Shadow Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Hands of Flame Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Heart of Worlds (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Master of Shadows Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Mind of Void Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Relics of Doom Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Root of the Firemind Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Scales of Fury Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Teeth of the Predator Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Thoughts of the Wind Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Weapons of the Warrior Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Unlock Wings of Light Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Cries of Rage Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Heat of Battle Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Claws of Vengeance Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Ears of the Elves Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Eons of Evil Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Eye of Shadow Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Hands of Flame Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Heart of Worlds (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Master of Shadows Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Mind of Void Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Relics of Doom Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Root of the Firemind Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Scales of Fury Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Teeth of the Predator Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Thoughts of the Wind Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Weapons of the Warrior Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Foil Wings of Light Deck (£0.79/€0.99)
          Expansion Pack 1 (£3.19/€3.99)
          Expansion Pack 2 (£3.19/€3.99)
          Expansion Pack 3 (£3.19/€3.99)
          Duels of the Planeswalkers Backgrounds (£1.59/€1.99)
          Duels of the Planeswalkers Game Tables (£1.59/€1.99)
          Duels of the Planeswalkers Persona Pictures (£1.59/€1.99)

Rating: PEGI 7
Availability: Not available in Austria, Croatia, Greece, India, Luxembourg, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Turkey and United Arab Emirates

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
          Super Sports Pack (£5.49/€6.99)
          Bugatti Veyron (£2.39/€2.99)
          Gumpert Apollo (£2.39/€2.99)
          Porsche 911 Gt2 (£2.39/€2.99)

Rating: PEGI 7
Availability: All locales

RUSE The Manhatten Project Pack (£5.49/€6.99) Rating: PEGI 16

Availability: All locales

Super Street Fighter IVUltra Brawler Pack (£3.19/€3.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: All locales

WWE Smackdown vs RAW 2011 WWE Discount Pack 1 (£4.39/€5.49) Rating: PEGI 16

Availability: All locales

ModNation Racers Far East Theme Pack (£7.99/€9.99) Rating: PEGI 7

Availability: All locales

DJ Hero 2Linkin Park Mix Pack (£6.29/€7.99) Rating: PEGI 12

Availability: Not available in Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
          Kiss-Mas Track Pack (£4.39/€5.49) (contains the tracks listed below which are also available separately)
          Calling Dr. Love (£1.59/€1.99)
          Detroit Rock City (£1.59/€1.99)
          Rock and Roll All Night (£1.59/€1.99)

Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: Not available in Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and United Arab Emirates

Rock Band 3
          ‘Dame Aire’ by Skizoo (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Dis-Moi’ by BB Brunes (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Happy Xmas (War is Over)’ by John and Yoko (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Jerk it Out’ by Caesars (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Nur ein Wort’ by Wir sind Helden (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Peut-Être une Angine’ by Anaïs (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Proibito’ by Litfiba (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Starting to Appreciate’ by Tutankamon (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Verdamp Lang Her’ by BAP (£0.99/€1.49)

Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: Not available in Czech Republic, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and UAE

Rock Band Network
          ‘Appetite’ by The Gracious Few (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Don’t Feel Like That Anymore’ by Johnny Cooper (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Freakshow’ by HourCast (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘Hold On’ by All That Remains (£0.99/€1.49)
          ‘The Touch’ by Stan Bush (£0.99/€1.49)

Rating: PEGI 12
Availability: Not available in Czech Republic, Greece, Luxembourg, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa and UAE

FirstPlay (PS3)

FirstPlay Episode 38 (£0.99/€1.20)

Availability: Ireland and UK only

Avatars (PS3)

Top Darts
          Avatar Bundle (£0.79/€0.99)
          Top Darts Avatar
          Darts Avatar
          Trophy Avatar
          Dragon Board Avatar
          Clover Board Avatar

All available @ (£0.20/€0.25)

Echochrome II
          Avatar Bundle (£0.79/€0.99)
          Echochrome II Avatar
          Echochrome II Avatar 1
          Echochrome II Avatar 2
          Echochrome II Avatar 3
          Echochrome II Avatar 4

All available @ (£0.20/€0.25)

Eat Them!
          Avatar Bundle (£0.79/€0.99)
          Rhinok Avatar
          Deathshead Avatar
          Shard Avatar
          Beholder Avatar
          Blacktip Avatar

All available @ (£0.20/€0.25)

Themes (PS3)

Eat Them! Theme

Premium Themes (PS3)

Disruptive Themes – Deep Freeze (£1.19/€1.49)
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Theme (£0.79/€0.99)

Dynamic Themes (PS3)

Disruptive Themes – Celebration of Fire (£1.99/€2.49)
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Dynamic Theme (£1.59/€1.99)

Wallpapers (PS3)

Top Darts Pub Mulligan Wallpaper
Top Darts Dragon Wallpaper

Eat Them! Chaos Wallpaper
Eat Them! Downtown Wallpaper

Wallpapers (PSP)

Legends of War: Patton’s Campaign Wallpaper 2

Videos (PS3)

Top Darts Developer Diary