Mar 29, 2012

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PlayStation Preview #1: DMC HD and the End of Spring Fever

Every week, new content comes to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita in the form of retail games and digital goods on the PlayStation Store. The official PlayStation Blog publishes the full list of weekly goodies on Tuesday, but who wants to wait ’til then to find out what’s coming? Not you, fine reader. You’re in the right place. PlayStation Preview breaks down the retail games and PS Store content that you can look forward to for the coming week.

Full Retail Games

There’s only a retail release next week, but it’s a big one. Devil May Cry HD Collection takes the first three (PS2) entries in the storied action series and ups the ante with an HD up-res and Trophies. If you missed these classics last generation, make sure to check this out.

  • Devil May Cry HD Collection
PSN Games

A few new titles come to the digital market this week, including post-apocalyptic survival thriller I Am Alive and the Unreal-powered car combat game Wheels of Destruction. Look forward to our review of Wheels of Destruction on launch day, April 3.

  • Wheels of Destruction
  • I Am Alive
  • The Price is Right: Decades
Spring Fever 2012

The Spring Fever 2012 event on PlayStation Network is being extended with special discounts for one more week. The crew over at the official PlayStation Blog has promised that you’ll be able to download, well, something for a discounted price. Details forthcoming.

PlayStation Plus

April looks like a decent month for Plus subscribers, and the goods start flowing next week with Shank 2 and Shift 2 Unleashed for free. One of two new minis, Farm Frenzy 2, and PSone Classic Silent Hill are also complementary. Plus members will also get a handful of Escape Plan avatars and discounts on Devil May Cry Avatar Bundles.

  • Shank 2 (Free)
  • Shift 2 Unleashed (Free)
  • Farm Frenzy 2 (mini, Free)
  • Silent Hill (PSone Classic, Free)
  • Escape Plan Avatars (x5, Free)
  • Devil May Cry Avatar Bundles (x3, Discount)
Other Content
  • A new, unannounced, video service is coming to PlayStation Network. Look for more details next week.
  • Demos for Time Machine and Warp
  • LittleBigPlanet 2 Alice in Wonderland costume DLC
  • Street Fighter x Tekken DLC
  • MotorStorm RC DLC
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