PSN Today: Guardians of Middle-Earth, Far Cry 3, Uncharted: Fight For Fortune, more

While the retail release pipeline has slowed to a trickle in the month of December, Sony is still soaking the PlayStation Store with a massive amount of new content.

This week’s biggest new addition to the PlayStation Network is Ubisoft’s Far Cry 3. The first person shooter is joined by WB’s Guardians of Middle-Earth MOBA, the original Mass Effect (and the Mass Effect Trilogy), the fighting game Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus, and many others. Six different PSone Classics (previously only available in Japan) have also made their way onto the PlayStation Store.

Uncharted fans may want to fire up their Vitas this week as Sony also added Uncharted: Fight For Fortune, a strategy card game featuring characters from the series, to the portable’s game store.

You can read more about all of these games (and a few others) after the break. And a complete list of this week’s new game add-ons can be found at the PlayStation Blog.

PS3 Full Games

Far Cry 3 ($59.99)
Beyond the reach of civilization lies a lawless island ruled by violence. This is where you find yourself stranded, caught in a bloody conflict between psychotic warlords and indigenous rebels. Struggling to survive, your only hope of escape is through the muzzle of a gun. Discover the island’s dark secrets and take the fight to the enemy; improvise and use your environment to your advantage; and outwit its cast of ruthless, deranged inhabitants. Beware the beauty and mystery of this island of insanity… You’ll need more than luck to escape alive.

Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1 ($59.99)
A celebration of the most critically acclaimed, captivating and best-selling games of this generation. Rockstar Games is proud to present this exclusive bundle of four must-play titles: Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City, L.A. Noire, Midnight Club: Los Angeles – Complete Edition.

Mass Effect ($14.99)
You are Commander Shepard of the SS Normandy, an elite agent in humanity’s Systems Alliance Military. Explore the galaxy with your hand picked squad of combat, tech and biotic specialists as you race against time to stop a madman bent on galactic destruction. Meet new characters and encounter never before seen alien species! Find new weapons, armor and items as you experience a whole new adventure!

Mass Effect Trilogy ($59.99)
As Commander Shepard, rise to become the galaxy’s most elite soldier and lead an all-out war to stop an ancient and ruthless enemy: the Reapers. Experience all three Mass Effect games for an amazing value, including the original Mass Effect for the first time ever.

Shaun White Snowboarding ($19.99)
Enter a snowboarding world of total freedom. You can create your own experience in this game, and choose when, where, how and with whom you want to ride. Developed in close collaboration with Olympic Gold Medalist Shaun White.

Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition ($29.99)
For over ten years, a war has raged on between the Empire and the Union with many lives lost. You will take control of one of the Imperial Forces’ most technologically advanced helicopters, the VKL5.03 (P) and use its destructive artilleries to bring down the enemy forces, and finally bring the war to an end.

PSN Games

Guardians of Middle-Earth ($14.99)
Guardians of Middle-Earth delivers an authentic multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game set in Middle-Earth and crafted specifically for console systems. Gamers team up as the most powerful heroes and villains from the greatest fantasy epic of all time, bringing up to 10 players together in strategic five versus five competitive multiplayer battle arenas in the epic setting of Middle-Earth.

Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus ($14.99)
An all new Guilty Gear from the chart-topping 2D fighting game series is finally available on PlayStation 3!

Page Chronica ($10.99)
Page Chronica is not your average side-scrolling action-platformer. It is an action-oriented word-puzzle game that combines elements of action-platformers with the forming of words. Capture letters and form words of various lengths and complexity in order to give Topez the power to unleash a variety of Spells and Attacks. The stronger the words formed, the more powerful Topez will be.

Rotastic ($9.99)
Rotastic is an addictive 2D-arcade game, offering innovative & original gaming experience, and a huge dose of fun! Behind very simple swinging mechanics hides a deep gameplay with numerous possibilities to challenge your reflexes, ingenuity, and skills!

PS2 Classics

Chulip ($9.99)
The love of your life rejected you. Now go around town kissing citizens and improving your reputation to win her affections.

PSone Classics

Art Camion Sugorokuden ($5.99)
Drive your own Dekotora (Customized Truck) in this epic board game! Deliver your packages by racing around the map! Acquire points as you evade your enemies and tune up your Dekotora using massive amounts of customizable items. Go crazy with this Dekotora board game!

Finger Flashing ($5.99)
An easy to play, but surprisingly deep, puzzle shooting game awaits! Utilizing “Rock, Paper, Scissors” mechanics, choose your attack and fire! If you’re successful, combos are born and enemies are defeated.

Lup Salad ($5.99)
Join Salad on her adventures in the Puzzle Kingdom! Master simple, yet deep, block challenges in over 300 wonderfully weird stages. Enjoy the unique art style and story of Izumi Takemoto in this addictive platforming puzzler!

Makeruna Makendo 2 ($5.99)
Hikaru is a challenger in the mysterious contest which will determine the leader of all monster-kind. Swift sword action with original characters has made this a fan favorite! A wondrous comedic fighting action game awaits! You must help Hikaru decide her destiny. For better… or for worse…

Vehicle Cavalier ($5.99)
Fast-paced gun-blazing action awaits in this classic mecha deathmatch. Blast your way through the arena as you wield over 300 types of weapons. You can even create your own weapons for custom carnage! Explore the madness as 8 unique characters are locked in a mobile-suite melee. Conquer all challenges and build the most powerful Vehicle Cavalier ever!

Zanac X Zanac ($5.99)
The classic 2D rail shooter Zanac has finally returned! Originally taking the gaming world by storm, Zanac was rebooted as Zanac Neo. For the first time in decades, both are rolled into one definitive collection. With its legendary fast-paced shooting and signature subweapons, Zanac X Zanac lets you blast away at your foes like never before!

PS Vita Games

Uncharted: Fight For Fortune ($4.99)
Introducing Uncharted: Fight For Fortune, an all-new strategy game for the PS Vita system, featuring your favorite characters, locations and items from PlayStation’s biggest franchise: Uncharted.

DJMax Technika Tune ($44.99)
The newest entry in the critically acclaimed DJMax franchise, built from the ground up for the PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system! DJMax Technika Tune features over 60 songs, the most unlockable content in the entire franchise, and gameplay fine-tuned specifically for PS Vita!

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