NA Playstation Store Update: January 12th, 2016

By Rebecca Smith, 3 years ago
Playstation 4

Pre-Orders

This War of Mine: The Little Ones
Price: US$29.99
Release date: January 29th, 2016
DIGITAL PRE-ORDER DETAILS:

Pre-order and receive a bonus after checking out:
- This War of Mine Theme (Animated)

Features an additional large mansion shelter for the daytime phase: exclusive to PlayStation®4 system

Play on 01-29-2016, Midnight Pacific Time.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE EXCEPT WHERE REQUIRED BY LAW.

'In war, not everyone is a soldier:
This War Of Mine: The Little Ones provides a gritty and thought provoking experience of war from the perspective of a group of civilians trying to survive the ordeal.

Even in war: kids are still kids:
New to console comes the storyline of children - protect & care for them as they continue to live in the war torn landscape as only children can. Teach, educate and form emotional bonds as you fight to survive and prevail through this unique narrative.

Features:
• A realistic and engaging experience inspired by real-life events
• Make unforgiving & emotionally repercussive, life-or-death decisions
• Craft items such as weaponry, beds, stoves, toys & more
• Tackle randomized or pre-defined scenarios - or even create your own scenarios and characters!
• Experience war through the eyes of a child with the introduction of child survivors
• Features an additional ''large mansion'' shelter for the daytime phase - exclusive to PlayStation®4 system
New Games

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits
Size: 2.6 GB
Price: $14.99
Experience Arc The Lad: Twilight of the Spirits™ for PS2™ system with 1080p up-rendering and Trophies. Additional enhanced features include Shareplay (active PS Plus membership may be required), Remote Play, Activity Feeds and Second Screen support for game manuals with PS Vita system or PlayStation App.

THE TIE THAT REUNITES TWO MEN IS THE ONE THAT COULD DESTROY THEIR WORLD.

For years, the Humans and the Deimos have been at war in their struggle to capture the Great Spirit Stones. To the Humans, the stones represent a magical source of power and light. To the Deimos, the stones are the viable force behind their spell-casting abilities. But fate is about to place the future of both races in the hands of two men.

• Unfold chapters of an intense, yet immersive storyline as you discover twists, secrets, and new discoveries

• Over 14 playable characters- each with their own unique abilities, spells, weapons, skills and special attacks


Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India
Size: 3.4 GB
Price: $9.99
Embody Assassin Arbaaz Mir in a 2.5D reimagining of the Assassin’s Creed universe. Assassin’s Creed® Chronicles: India throws you into Amritsar, 1841, where tensions between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company are escalating quickly.

TRAVEL ACROSS AMAZING 19TH-CENTURY INDIA AND ITS LEGENDARY LANDMARKS
Zip-line across the streets of Amritsar, hide in the shadows of the palace, and hunt legendary artifacts in the footsteps of Alexander the Great.

EXPERIENCE THE THRILL OF BEING A STEALTHY ASSASSIN
Discover all-new Assassin’s gear such as the talwar (curved sword) and chakram (circular throwing weapon) to deal great damage and interact with the environment. Showcase your fighting talents with the new double kill move, helix strike, or silent takedown.

DISCOVER A BRAND-NEW CHALLENGE MODE
In the challenge rooms your skills and abilities will be pushed to their limits through a complex sequence of obstacles.


Dogchild
Size: 4.4 GB
Price: $14.99
Dogchild narrates the story of the young and enigmatic Tarpak, an impulsive and brave guy with extraordinary abilities: a strong sensory union with nature and a special symbiosis with his inseparable dog, Tarao. Together, they will embark on a journey in search of the truth behind the disappearance, under strange circumstances, of his parents. From them he inherited a considerable fortune, an intelligence to be put to use for those who most need it, and a profound respect for nature which ended up in this strong link with Tarao and other animals. On his journey, they will have to use their abilities and those of their allies to protect the planet from the threat of Cornish Inc., a company with dark intentions which experiments on animals. In their fight against Cornish, they will count on the use of their only weapon: a rubber ball. This, with its movements and rebounds on any surface, will allow them to confront any enemy that gets in their way.

Gone Home
Size: 3.0 GB
Price: $19.99
Gone Home, the genre-defining Story Exploration Video Game, is now available in the comfort of your living room!

June 7, 1995. 1:15 AM. You arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something's not right. Where is everyone? And what's happened here? Find out for yourself as you explore the house on Arbor Hill in the award-winning game that’s been called “a remarkable achievement” (IGN) and “the greatest video game love story ever told” (The New York Times).

Experience one of the generation’s defining indie games plus more than 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes commentary by the developers, actors, and musicians that made Gone Home possible!


Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy
Size: 6.7 GB
Price: $34.99
Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy. All three games in the epic saga are here together: GTA III, GTA: Vice City and GTA: San Andreas.

Experience Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy for PS2™ with full 1080p up-rendering and enhanced features such as Trophies, Shareplay, Remote Play, Activity Feeds and Second Screen support for game manuals with PS Vita or PS App.
Saints Row / Metro Double Pack
Size: 31.1 GB
Price: $54.99
Metro Redux:
Including the epic single-player campaigns of both Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, Metro Redux takes you on a journey from the forgotten catacombs beneath the subway to the desolate wastelands above, where your actions will determine the fate of mankind.

Saints Row IV Re-Elected and Saints Row Gat Out Of Hell:
The US President must save the Earth from alien overlord Zinyak using an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons in the wildest open world game ever. The Saints have gone from the crackhouse to the White House—but the Earth has been invaded and it’s up to you to free the world from Overlord Zinyak and his alien empire. With homies new and old by your side, and an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons, you must save the world in the wildest open world game ever!

And just as this problem is solved, the President gets kidnapped by the devil. Johnny Gat makes his way down to Hell to free his bro.
Tharsis
Size: 1.0 GB
Price: $14.99
A mysterious signal originating from the Tharsis region of Mars set us on a frantic mission. Who sent it? And why? Impossible questions, but in them lie the key to humanity’s survival.

Now, millions of miles away from home, a micrometeoroid storm has left us with a severely damaged ship, two deceased crew, and the sneaking suspicion this trip was doomed from the start.

Tharsis is a turn-based space strategy game. With dice. And cannibalism. It puts you in control of humanity’s first manned mission to Mars, just as it’s struck by a micrometeoroid storm. You must guide your crew through disasters, food shortages, and the unforgiving nature of space — all while maintaining your sanity amidst cryptic signals and warnings from Mars.

Defy the odds, make the difficult decisions, and embark on the most important mission in human history.

The Banner Saga
Size: 2.3 GB
Price: $19.99
Embark on your own epic journey in this critically acclaimed tactical RPG, where your strategic choices directly affect your personal story, as well as the outcome of conflicts encountered during your struggle for survival in this Viking inspired tale.

· A 2D fantasy realm inspired by Norse mythology – immerse yourself in beautifully hand drawn combat sequences and animations, accompanied by an evocative score from Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory.
· Player choice that drives your own narrative – every decision you make in travel, conversation and combat has a meaningful effect on the outcome as your story unfolds.
· Strategic combat with consequences - victory or defeat and even the permanent loss of a character depends on which characters you choose to take into battle and what decisions you make afterwards.

DLC with Trophies

Zen Pinball 2
• "Star Wars Pinball: The Force Awakens Pack"
Trophies: 2 (2 Bronze)
Price: $4.99 (Cross-Buy PS4/PS3/Vita)
Based on events from the hotly anticipated Star Wars??: The Force Awakens?? movie, players will be able to experience unforgettable moments from the film on two action-packed pinball tables.

Team up with the Resistance to fight against the First Order alongside Rey, Finn, Poe, Princess Leia and Han Solo in the Star Wars™ Pinball: The Force Awakens™ Table!

Take command of the First Order as you travel through hyperspace on board a Star Destroyer and restore order to a galaxy far, far away on the Star Wars™ Pinball: Might of the First Order table!
DLC without Trophies

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
• "Costume Catalog LR15" - FREE
• "Outcast Armor By Tamiki Wakaki Set" - FREE

Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair
• "Mission Pack 1: Time Of The Mutants" - $9.99

LittleBigPlanet 3
• "Monsters Inc. Costume Pack" - $5.99
• "Monsters Inc. Abominable Snowman Costume" - $1.99
• "Monsters Inc. Boo Costume" - $1.99
• "Monsters Inc. CDA Costume" - $1.99
• "Monsters Inc. Mike Wazowski Costume" - $1.99
• "Monsters Inc. Sulley Costume" - $1.99

RIDE
• "Yamaha 2015 Bike Models" - $1.99

Rock Band 4
• "Disturbed Pack 04" - $5.49
• "'Immortalized - Disturbed" - $1.99
• "'The Vengeful One - Disturbed" - $1.99
• "'Warrior - Disturbed" - $1.99

Rocksmith 2014 Edition
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars Song Pack" - $11.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – Closer to the Edge" - $2.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – From Yesterday" - $2.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – Kings and Queens" - $2.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – The Kill" - $2.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – This Is War" - $2.99

War Thunder
• "The League ‘Dog Tag’" - $9.99

WRC 5
• "Concept Car Esports Edition" - FREE for Season Pass Holders
• "E-Sports Pack 1" - $7.99
• "Season Pass" - $14.99

Demos

Arslan: The Warriors of Legend - download here
An exciting collaboration between The Heroic Legend of Arslan anime and the action-infused Warriors series! The exhilaration of plowing through large armies has been fused together with the charm and style of the world crafted in the anime.

Experience the grand historical fantasy with ARSLAN: THE WARRIORS OF LEGEND!

Shared visual style and talented voice actors help players relive the anime!

Single-handedly scatter enemies, then wipe them out with special Rush units in this new form of Warriors action!


New Games

Borderlands 2 (PS3/Vita) Ultimate Edition
Size: 15.3 GB
Price: $99.99
Mayhem Awaits. Bring Friends.

Borderlands 2 Ultimate Edition offers more value than ever before. Play as one of six Vault Hunters facing off in a massive world of creatures, psychos, and the evil mastermind Handsome Jack. Make new friends, arm them with a bazillion weapons and fight together in 4-player co-op or split-screen on a relentless quest for revenge and redemption on the planet Pandora.

Includes: Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty! Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage! Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt! Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep! Both Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Packs! Mechromancer Character Pack! Psycho Character Pack! All 5 Headhunter DLC packs!
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (PS3) Ultimate Edition
Size: 7.7 GB
Price: $74.99
A Gazillion Hours of Mayhem!

Get the definitive anti-gravity experience with Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Ultimate Edition. Discover the story behind Borderlands 2’s villain, Handsome Jack, and his rise to power. Grab your friends and blast off to the moon to fight lunar baddies and loot new ice and laser weapons.

Includes: Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! The Handsome Jack Doppelganger Pack! The Holodome Onslaught & Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack! The Lady Hammerlock Baroness Pack! The Claptastic Voyage & Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade 2 Pack! The Shock Drop Slaughter Pit!
DLC with Trophies

Star Wars Pinball
• "Star Wars Pinball: The Force Awakens Pack"
Trophies: 2 (2 Bronze)
Price: $4.99 (Cross-Buy PS4/PS3/Vita)
Based on events from the hotly anticipated Star Wars??: The Force Awakens?? movie, players will be able to experience unforgettable moments from the film on two action-packed pinball tables.

Team up with the Resistance to fight against the First Order alongside Rey, Finn, Poe, Princess Leia and Han Solo in the Star Wars™ Pinball: The Force Awakens™ Table!

Take command of the First Order as you travel through hyperspace on board a Star Destroyer and restore order to a galaxy far, far away on the Star Wars™ Pinball: Might of the First Order table!

Zen Pinball 2 (PS3)
• "Star Wars Pinball: The Force Awakens Pack"
Trophies: 2 (2 Bronze)
Price: $4.99 (Cross-Buy PS4/PS3/Vita)
Based on events from the hotly anticipated Star Wars??: The Force Awakens?? movie, players will be able to experience unforgettable moments from the film on two action-packed pinball tables.

Team up with the Resistance to fight against the First Order alongside Rey, Finn, Poe, Princess Leia and Han Solo in the Star Wars™ Pinball: The Force Awakens™ Table!

Take command of the First Order as you travel through hyperspace on board a Star Destroyer and restore order to a galaxy far, far away on the Star Wars™ Pinball: Might of the First Order table!

DLC without Trophies

LittleBigPlanet 3 (PS3)
• "Monsters Inc. Costume Pack" - $5.99
• "Monsters Inc. Abominable Snowman Costume" - $1.99
• "Monsters Inc. Boo Costume" - $1.99
• "Monsters Inc. CDA Costume" - $1.99
• "Monsters Inc. Mike Wazowski Costume" - $1.99
• "Monsters Inc. Sulley Costume" - $1.99

RIDE (PS3)
• "Yamaha 2015 Bike Models" - $1.99

Rocksmith 2014 Edition (PS3)
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars Song Pack" - $11.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – Closer to the Edge" - $2.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – From Yesterday" - $2.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – Kings and Queens" - $2.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – The Kill" - $2.99
• "Thirty Seconds to Mars – This Is War" - $2.99

Super Street Fighter IV
• "Ultra Brawler Pack" - $3.99

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
• "Bunny Ears" - $0.99
• "Ride-Along Mishy" - $0.99
• "Ride-Along Noi" - $0.99



DLC with Trophies

Star Wars Pinball (Vita)
• "Star Wars Pinball: The Force Awakens Pack"
Trophies: 2 (2 Bronze)
Price: $4.99 (Cross-Buy PS4/PS3/Vita)
Based on events from the hotly anticipated Star Wars??: The Force Awakens?? movie, players will be able to experience unforgettable moments from the film on two action-packed pinball tables.

Team up with the Resistance to fight against the First Order alongside Rey, Finn, Poe, Princess Leia and Han Solo in the Star Wars™ Pinball: The Force Awakens™ Table!

Take command of the First Order as you travel through hyperspace on board a Star Destroyer and restore order to a galaxy far, far away on the Star Wars™ Pinball: Might of the First Order table!
Zen Pinball 2 (Vita)
• "Star Wars Pinball: The Force Awakens Pack"
Trophies: 2 (2 Bronze)
Price: $4.99 (Cross-Buy PS4/PS3/Vita)
Based on events from the hotly anticipated Star Wars??: The Force Awakens?? movie, players will be able to experience unforgettable moments from the film on two action-packed pinball tables.

Team up with the Resistance to fight against the First Order alongside Rey, Finn, Poe, Princess Leia and Han Solo in the Star Wars™ Pinball: The Force Awakens™ Table!

Take command of the First Order as you travel through hyperspace on board a Star Destroyer and restore order to a galaxy far, far away on the Star Wars™ Pinball: Might of the First Order table!
DLC without Trophies

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel
• "Bunny Ears" - $0.99
• "Ride-Along Mishy" - $0.99
• "Ride-Along Noi" - $0.99
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.