It’s a big day for the PlayStation Store as several well-received games have found homes on new platforms and one of this Winter’s biggest releases is now available.
For all you PS3 owners who are jealous of your Xbox 360 brethren and their embrace of Minecraft-mania, the wait is finally over, Mojang and 4J Studios have gotten together and added Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition to the PlayStation Store. Also available today is Telltale’s continuation of their heartwrenching Walking Dead adaptation. Like the first season, The Walking Dead: Season 2 will be released in five parts. The first episode, “All That Remains,” can be downloaded now.
What else is available today? Well…
- Flow, thatgamecompany’s first game, is now available on the Vita and PS4.
- Speaking of the PS4, The Pinball Arcade has also flippered its way onto Sony’s next-generation console.
- Terraria, everyone’s other favorite sandbox game, has been released for the Vita.
- Bit.Trip Presents Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien has also zoomed onto Sony’s handheld today.
And this is just the tip of the iceberg. Sony has added more than a dozen games to their online store today and you can read all about them after the break. As usual, a detailed listing of this week’s new game add-ons (including Borderlands 2: How Marcus Saved Mercenary Day and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – Freedom Cry) can be found at the PlayStation Blog.
Pinball Arcade (Free)
Each month, regular updates will add classics like Monster Bash, Medieval Madness, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Funhouse, Attack from Mars, Black Knight, Space Shuttle, Pin•Bot, Circus Voltaire, Big Shot, (and many others for years to come!) along with online tournaments and additional modes to challenge yourself and compete against your friends.
PS4 / PS3 / Vita Cross-Buy Games
Flow is a game about piloting an aquatic organism through a surreal biosphere where players consume other organisms, evolve, and dive into the abyss. With an embedded design of DDA (dynamic difficulty adjustment), players with differing skill levels can intuitively customize their game experience and enjoy the game at their own pace.
The Walking Dead: Season 2 Episode 1 ($4.99)
Download Episode One of The Walking Dead: Season Two, a five-part game series that continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned by the undead apocalypse. Left to fend for herself, she has been forced to learn how to survive in a world gone mad.
Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition ($19.99)
Imagine it, and you can build it! The critically acclaimed Minecraft comes to PlayStation 3 system. Create your very own game world and explore, build and conquer. When night falls the monsters appear, so ensure you’ve made yourself a shelter before they arrive. Make it through the night and the world is only limited by your imagination you choose what you want to make or what to do. Play on your own, cooperatively with friends in 2 player and 4 player split screen modes, or online with up to 8 players.
Toki Tori ($4.99)
Join Toki Tori in his adventure and help him collect eggs in this highly addictive puzzle platformer. Push your brains to the limit as you guide Toki Tori through more than 90 challenging levels, spread over 4 mysterious worlds.
Aabs Animals ($4.99)
Different to normal games, ‘Aabs Animals’ is an animal entertainment content that does not have any achievement targets for players.
PS3 / Vita Cross-Buy Games
Mutant Mudds Deluxe ($9.99)
Love pixels? Fond of platformers? Is there a special place in your heart for the 8-bit and 16-bit era? Want to have fun? Yes!? Well, you’ve come to the right place, my friend. Mutant Mudds Deluxe is a “12-bit” action platformer full of pixels and platforming fun!
PS Vita Games
DIG, FIGHT, EXPLORE, BUILD! Nothing is impossible in the special edition version of this action-packed sandbox adventure! Over a dozen environments and hundreds of items to craft and enemies to defeat! The world is your canvas – make it your own. PlayStation Vita system version has brand new Touchscreen controls and supports cross-platform save with your PlayStation 3 system console. Multiplayer supports up to 8 online players!
Bit.Trip Presents Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien ($9.99)
In the style of the Bit.Trip series, Runner2 is a rhythm-music platforming game. Players will run through fantastic environments, using brand-new moves, to brand-new soundtracks as they run, jump, slide, kick, and soar toward the goal of tracking down the Timbletot and thwarting his evil plans to destroy not only our world, but every world there is.
Eufloria HD ($14.99)
Experience “Eufloria HD”, an incredibly addictive ambient strategy game that anyone can play! Explore a beautifully realized universe rendered in a style that is unique and compelling. Eufloria HD is easy to learn, and enjoyable to master.
Lead the Furmins through over 100 ingeniously designed and visually stunning levels. Furmins provides hours of brain-twisting fun for fans of physics-based puzzle games.
Guide all the Furmins to the basket (level exit) by re-arranging a variety of items and using bumpers with well-timed precision. Wisely place items to create pathways and physical chain reactions which help the Furmins reach their goal while earning Star points to unlock new levels.
Embark on an extraordinary journey to uncover the secrets of Crowberry Woods. Banish the darkness with your Orb Slinger and reclaim your land!
The basic gameplay is simple: Tap where you want to shoot an Orb. Match three Orbs to make them disappear. Make several matches in row to earn powerups. Don’t let the Orbs fall into the abyss!