Welcome to another week of PlayStation Store updates. This week, Sony adds a classic arcade combo, a “reboot” of a “classic” arcade chracter, a reboot of an infamous 80s platformer, and a game where you control the weather. There’s also two new PS2 Classics and two PS3 games find their way to the Vita for the first time.
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara leads this week’s new releases, bringing together two 80s arcade games in all their HD glory. Speaking of 80s arcade heroes, the fictional Matt Hazard will also join the PlayStation Store this week in Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard. Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, a reboot of the infamous 80s platforming series, and Storm, a puzzle platformer where you control the wind, round out this week’s new releases for the PS3.
Over on the Vita side of things, Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two and the Jak and Daxter Collection are now available for the handheld.
More information on all of these games can be found after the break and a full list of this week’s new game add-ons can be found at the PlayStation Blog.
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara ($14.99)
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara combines two timeless D&D arcade classics, Tower of Doom and Shadow over Mystara, into one definitive package. Battle through a rich fantasy universe with a host of new features, including HD visuals, drop-in/drop-out 4 player online co-op, customizable House Rules, leaderboards, and a trove of extras.
Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard ($9.99)
Get ready for a fictional account of the world’s most popular video game hero… of the 1980s. Matt Hazard is coming out of retirement and making his next-gen ‘comeback’ against all his old enemies in a hilarious parody of the last 25 years of action games.
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams ($14.99)
Morph at will between two dynamically different dream worlds in this fast-paced hardcore platformer! Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams combines punchy graphics and tight controls with the challenge of retro era platforming.
Using simple controls you manipulate wind, rain, lightning, snow and bubbles to solve puzzles at your own pace, interacting with lush landscapes in each of the seasons to lead a seed to a new, happy home. Embrace the subtleties and strengths of nature to move a broken branch, fill a small pond or make snow fall to solve puzzles and create natural paths.
Castlevania: Lament of Innocence ($9.99)
Play as Leon Belmont as he searches a vampire’s castle in search of his kidnapped betrothed.
Corvette Evolution GT ($9.99)
Race across 28 different tracks using 35 cars against a revolutionary A.I. You will need real skill and lightning-fast reflexes to win every race.
PS Vita Games
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two ($29.99)
Join Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit on a magical adventure to save the wacky world of lost Disney characters.
Jak and Daxter Collection ($26.99)
The Jak and Daxter Collection features all three best-selling PlayStation 2 classic hits: Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy, Jak II and Jak 3. This collection follows fan-favorite Jak and his sidekick Daxter through a series of action-packed adventures. The Jak and Daxter Collection blends action, shooting, driving, and platforming into one complete package.