Kratos returns (again) as God of War: Ascension is now available to download from the PlayStation Store. I could have sworn this happened months ago, but the weekly PlayStation Store update doesn’t lie. Also available this week is the first episode of Telltale’s latest episodic adventure series, The Wolf Among Us. The Fables spinoff stars The Big Bad Wolf and he’s going to huff and puff and…
…let you know that hunting sim Cabela’s African Adventures, horse racing sim Champion Jockey, and game show sim Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Special Edition are also available as PS3 downloads today.
Over on the Vita, Activision has added Angry Birds Trilogy to the PlayStation Store and XSEED has released their prison-set action RPG Valhalla Knights 3.
More information on all of these games are available after the break and a full rundown of this week’s new game add-ons is available at the PlayStation Blog.
PS3 Full Games
God of War: Ascension ($39.99)
Vengeance is born in the fires of betrayal in this prequel to the best-selling God of War franchise. Six months have passed since Kratos stood over the bodies of his wife and child, his hands stained with their blood – tricked by Ares into murdering the only people he ever loved. Swearing to avenge them, Kratos broke the blood oath that bound him to Ares, but oaths to Olympus are not so easily broken…
Cabela’s African Adventures ($39.99)
Explore the vast wilderness of Africa on foot and by vehicle, where you’ll go head to head with the most ferocious beasts on the planet as you attempt to take down the biggest of the ‘Big 5” The Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Cape Buffalo & African Elephant!
Champion Jockey ($19.99)
Champion Jockey: G1 Jockey & Gallop Racer depicts the Horse Racing universe through a collection of real world races and immersive and intuitive gameplay to simulate the jockey experience. Players will learn how to use the horse’s reins and whip to ride their thoroughbred to victory. Experience what it feels like to be a Jockey! THE RACE IS YOURS FOR THE TAKING!
The Wolf Among Us: Episode 1 ($4.99)
Download Episode One of The Wolf Among Us, a five episode series from the creators of the 2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead. Fairytale characters are being murdered in this hard-boiled, violent and mature thriller based on the award-winning Fables comic book series (DC Comics/Vertigo) by Bill Willingham.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Special Edition ($9.99)
Get into the hot seat and play classic Millionaire for a chance to win a virtual million dollars! This all new version of ”Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” lets you play solo or challenge your friends. You keep game play fresh and fun with a constant expanding library of question packs offering hundreds of new questions.
PS Vita Games
Angry Birds Trilogy ($39.99)
Squawk! Play the worldwide phenomenon in a whole new way: with new features and gorgeous graphics, now optimized for the PlayStation Vita system! Whether you’re a champion pig popper or a fledgeling bird flinger, Angry Birds Trilogy offers fun, challenging, and addictive gameplay for fans of all ages!
Valhalla Knights 3 ($39.99)
Carceron Prison. An ancient castle on the frontier of a war-torn continent, where chaos reigns. The only rule in this hell is survival of the fittest. The strong take whatever they please: money, women… even life itself. Your goal? To claim Flockhart’s Legacy — a treasure which, it is said, can only be obtained by one who has sold his soul to darkness. Hire up to six mercenaries to fight alongside you, trade in black market goods and “persuade” the lovely ladies of Carceron to lend you aid in this dark, gritty action RPG.