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North American PSN update; March 12

Wow. Sony really upped the ante with today’s North American PSN update. With four playable PS3 demos (plus PSP’s Resistance: Retribution demo), an plethora of quality add-on content, a new Qore and more, this is probably the best PSN update so far this year. Check out the massive amount of additions below.

PS3 Content

Game Demos

Red Baron Arcade Demo
File size: 136 MB

Wheelman Demo
File size: 1.39 GB

The Chronicles of Riddick Demo
File size: 922 MB

WWE Legends of Wrestlemania Demo
File size: 1003 MB

Qore and Pulse

Qore Annual Subscription ($24.99)
File size: 1.22 GB

Qore Episode 10: March, 2009 ($2.99)
File size: 1.22 GB

PULSE 3/12 Edition (free)
File size: 228 MB (HD), 381 MB (1080)

Downloadable Games

Red Baron Arcade ($9.99)
File size: 136 MB

BUZZ! Junior: Jungle Party ($4.99)
File size: 329 MB

Astro Tripper ($4.99)
File size: 47 MB

Add-on Game Content

Hot Shots Golf Out Of Bounds: Playable Sackboy ($1.99)
File size: 100 KB

BUZZ! Quiz TV National Geographic: Prehistoric Pack ($7.99)
File size: 209 MB

Street Fighter IV Shadaloo Pack ($3.99)
File size: 118 KB

Burnout Paradise

Burnout Paradise: Boost Specials Collection ($7.99)
File size: 100 KB

Burnout Paradise: Carson Extreme Hot Rod ($4.99)
File size: 100 KB

Burnout Paradise: Burnout Paradise Hawker Mech ($4.99)
File size: 100 KB

Rock Band

* “All I Want” – The Offspring ($1.99)
* “Losing My Religion” – R.E.M. ($1.99)
* “The Kids Aren’t Alright” – The Offspring ($1.99)
* “Way That it Shows” – Richard Thompson ($1.99)

File sizes: 17 MB – 44 MB (singles)

Guitar Hero World Tour

* Rise Against Track Pack ($5.49)
* “Audience of One” by Rise Against ($1.99)
* “Death Blossoms” by Rise Against ($1.99)
* “Ready to Fall” by Rise Against ($1.99)

File sizes: 30 MB – 42 MB (singles), 111 MB (track pack)

Game Videos

Rag Doll Kung Fu Preview Trailer
File size: 65 MB (HD)

Flower Fan Trailer
File size: 89 MB (HD)

Patapon 2 Teaser Trailer
File size: 65 MB (HD)

Tom Clancy’s HAWX Launch Video
File size: 60 MB (HD), 91 MB (1080)

FIFA 09 Ultimate Team Trailer
File size: 65 MB (HD)

FIFA 09 Ultimate Team Tutorial
File size: MB 167 (HD)

F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Alma Vignette
File size: 37 MB (HD)

PULSE 3/12 Edition
File size: 228 MB (HD), 381 MB (1080)

TV, Movie, and Blu-ray Trailers

Australia: A Passionate Feast
File size: 198 MB (HD)

PS3 Themes

MLB 09 The Show Team Themes (x5) (includes Braves, Giants, Reds, Rockies and Tigers) (free)
File Sizes: 1.63 MB – 1.66 MB

University of Arizona Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.24 MB

University of Colorado Theme ($1.99)
File size: 4.90 MB

University of Connecticut Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.07 MB

University of Illinois Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.29 MB

University of Kansas Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.26 MB

University of Kentucky Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.19 MB

University of Memphis Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.10 MB

University of Missouri Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.11 MB

University of Pittsburgh Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.01 MB

University of Washington Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.06 MB

Brigham Young University Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.06 MB

Georgetown University Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.09 MB

Gonzaga University Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.18 MB

Louisiana State University Theme ($1.99)
File size: 5.24 MB

PSP Content

Game Demos

* Resistance: Retribution Demo (also available from PS3 storefront)
File size: 182 MB

Downloadable Games

* Mercury Meltdown UMD Legacy ($9.99) (also available from PS3 storefront)
File size: 312 MB

Price Drop

* Arthur Maclean’s Mercury (originally $9.99, now $5.99)

Game Videos

* PULSE 3/12 Edition (also available from PS3 storefront)
File size: 40 MB

* Patapon 2 Trailer
File size: 9 MB

PSP Themes

* MLB 09 The Show Team Themes (x5) (includes Braves, Giants, Reds, Rockies and Tigers) (also available from PS3 storefront) (free)
File Sizes: 502 KB – 533 KB