NA Playstation Store Update: August 4th, 2015

By Rebecca Smith,
Playstation 4

Pre-Orders

Mad Max
Price: US$59.99
Release date: September 1st, 2015
Pre-order and receive a bonus after checking out:
- Mad Max Theme

Pre-order Mad Max and get The Ripper - an additional fully customizable Magnum Opus car body.

Play on 09-01-2015, Midnight Eastern Time. CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE EXCEPT WHERE REQUIRED BY LAW.

Become Mad Max, the lone warrior in a savage post-apocalyptic world where cars are the key to survival. In this action-packed, open world, third person action game, you must fight to stay alive in The Wasteland, using brutal on-ground and vehicular against vicious gangs of bandits. A reluctant hero with an instinct for survival, Max wants nothing more than to leave the madness behind and find solace in the storied “Plains of Silence.” Players are challenged with treacherous missions as they scavenge the dangerous landscape for supplies to build the ultimate combat vehicle.
New Games

AeternoBlade
Size: 1.9 GB
Price: $14.99
In the region of Awelsia, vengeful Freyja travels with an unknown weapon called 'AeternoBlade'. Freyja looks to take revenge on Beladim, the Lord of the Mist who destroyed her village, Ridgerode, and killed her tribe. Her vengeance is helped by Vernia, who has as much merit as Beladim. Vernia taught Freya about the abilities of AeternoBlade. Freya has to venture into many different world dimensions to discover how to annihilate Beladim.

What is AeternoBlade? How can Freya take revenge on Beladim? Solve tons of mysteries in her adventure together!
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Boggle
Size: 438 MB
Price: $9.99
New rules and modifiers will change the way you play Boggle! Bonus Dice allows you to score bigger points with multipliers, but be quick because they won't stay in the same place for long. Time Attack lets you race against the clock! Add more time by adding more words. Word Find gives you words to search for, all you have to do is find them. Banned Letter makes random letters unusable for brief periods of time, and watch out the for the bomb in Minefield which re-rolls all adjacent dice when it explodes!

Play Boggle against a friend side by side in a local game, or take your skills online and face up to 3 opponents at once! Boggle supports competitive and cooperative play.

Thanks to the Hasbro Game Channel, you have access to missions, achievements and rewards. Share your trophies and rise up the leader-board in the online community!


Galak Z The Dimensional
Size: 2.3 GB
Price: $19.99
80’s spaceship anime and arcade-gaming meld with ultra-modern physics and A.I. in a skill-demanding, procedurally generated rogue-lite adventure! Be the hero in a world that oozes classic Saturday morning anime but plays like a tough, modern, tactical shooter. Try to survive the hostile environments of deep space, battling warring factions full of unique and cunning enemies. Unlock ever more powerful upgrades as you learn the secret of the GALAK-Z, and die and die again as you valiantly struggle to become the ultimate pilot – finally good enough to beat what GALAK-Z throws at you!


Submerged
Size: 1.6 GB
Price: $19.99
Submerged is a third-person combat-free game in which you explore a mysterious flooded city and discover the beauty of desolation in vast outdoor environments. You take on the role of Miku, a young girl who has brought her wounded brother to the city in their small fishing boat. Navigate the flooded city streets by boat, scale the drowned buildings, and use your telescope to scour the city for the supplies needed to save your dying sibling. As you explore the city at your own pace, you encounter the habitat that flourishes in this colorful place and discover hidden objects that piece together the story of a broken world and a broken family.
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The Castle Game
Size: 1.1 GB
Price: $14.99
Build your own Castle and defend the Kingdom in this medieval fantasy 3D tower defense game. Create impenetrable fortresses and elaborate mazes, and defend them with hidden traps, brave knights, sharp-eyed archers, long-ranged catapults, clever engineers, and more! Featuring an intuitive control scheme designed specifically for the PlayStation®4 system.

Features:
Play 15 beautiful maps through Campaign, Survival, and Sandbox gameplay modes.
Help your defenders using god-like powers obtained through unearthing legendary relics found throughout the Kingdom.
Unique gameplay experiences like escort missions to protect the King’s miners, and building and defending research structures to unlock new technology.
Upgrade your defenses and powers in the Armory using gems acquired through victory.
Beautiful landscapes, sumptuous medieval music, and quirky voice overs provide a highly entertaining experience.
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DLC with Trophies

Batman Arkham Knight
• "Batman: Arkham Knight Harley Quinn Story Pack"
Trophies: 1 (1 Silver)
Price: $1.99
For the first time in the Arkham series take on the role of Joker’s psychotic side-kick Harley Quinn and wreak havoc inside the Blüdhaven Police Department as you smash, crash and bash your way to a friend very much in need. With this exclusive Story Pack experience events in the lead-up to Arkham Knight as you infiltrate Blüdhaven to rescue your partner in crime: Poison Ivy. Baseball bat in hand, lure unsuspecting enemies with the ‘Jack-in-the-box,’ entangle them with your ‘Snare Trap’, or unleash ‘Mayhem Mode’ to savor Harley’s devastatingly chaotic nature first-hand.
• "Batman: Arkham Knight Red Hood Story Pack"
Trophies: 1 (1 Silver)
Price: $1.99
Get the Red Hood Story Pack and wage a one-man war against the notorious Black Mask. For the first time in the Arkham series, take on the role of the ruthless vigilante Red Hood and utilize new moves, gadgets and dual handguns as you attempt to bring down a vast criminal empire.
DLC without Trophies

AeternoBlade
• "Agent Costume" - $0.99
• "Arena Mode" - $1.99
• "Assassin Costume" - $0.99
• "Bikini Costume" - $0.99
• "Ninja Costume" - $0.99
• "Time Guardian Costume" - $0.99
• "Virnia Costume" - $0.99

Batman Arkham Knight
• "1st Appearance Batman Skin" - $0.99
• "Batman Beyond Skin" - $0.99
• "Dark Knight Returns Batman Skin" - $0.99
• "Prototype Batmobile Skin" - $1.99

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
• "DOA5LR Costume Catalog LR13" - FREE

Onechanbara Z2 Chaos European
• "Volume 1 Bundle" - $9.99
• "Amazonic Paint" - $2.99
• "Cutie Marine" - $2.99
• "Fizzy And Dizzy" - $2.99
• "Golden Kagura Pigtails" - $0.99
• "Golden Saaya Ponytail" - $0.99
• "Golden Saki Pigtails" - $0.99
• "Golden Wavy Long ‘Do" - $0.99
• "Japanese Iris" - $0.99
• "Jet Spanglette" - $2.99
• "Red Swan" - $0.99

Rocksmith 2014 Edition
• "1950s Song Pack" - $7.99
• "Bill Haley & His Comets – Rock Around the Clock" - $2.99
• "Ritchie Valens – La Bamba" - $2.99
• "The Champs – Tequila" - $2.99


TransGalactic Tournament
• "50 Chips" - $4.99
• "110 Chips" - $9.99
• "250 Chips" - $19.99
• "600 Chips" - $39.99
• "1,400 Chips" - $69.99
• "PlayStation Plus Free Exclusive Pack" - FREE
• "Starter Pack" - $14.99
• "Super Galactic Pack" - $34.99

Demos

TransGalactic Tournament Beta - download here
Trans-Galactic Tournament (TGT) is a fast-and-furious multiplayer battler that combines action, skill and strategy for all out, player-blasting mayhem. Inside the arena, the weirdest, wildest fighters in the universe do battle in 3 unique 4v4 game modes. New players can jump right in with the easy-to-learn combat system, while veterans can tweak skill trees, change weapons and customize their champions to create their own way to play.

• Compete with or against your friends in intense 4v4 online matches with player rankings, stat tracking and much more!
• Enjoy 3 incredibly fun and unique multiplayer modes spanning the entire galaxy, in stunningly lethal locations.
• Customize outrageous champions, each with powerfully unique abilities, weapons and styles of play.
• 100% Free-to-Play

Playstation 3


DLC without Trophies

Rocksmith 2014 Edition PS3
• "1950s Song Pack" - $7.99
• "Bill Haley & His Comets – Rock Around the Clock" - $2.99
• "Ritchie Valens – La Bamba" - $2.99
• "The Champs – Tequila" - $2.99


Playstation Vita


DLC without Trophies

Samurai Warriors: Chronicles 3 (Vita)
• "Samurai News 06" - FREE


We finish this week's roundup with the miscellaneous content. For details on Playstation Music, App Updates, Themes and Avatars, check out this week's Playstation Blog. For the list of Playstation Now rentals, check below:

Bomberman Ultra
God of War 3
The Last Guy
PixelJunk SideScroller
TRASH PANIC
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.