It's a quiet week for the PlayStation Store. Sony's Welcome Back offer has ended and the company has now caught up with the backlog left by the PSN downtime.
There are no new PS3 or PSP games to download, but a few decent dollops of DLC.
A day after its launch on Xbox 360, PS3 owners can now investigate Rockstar's final L.A. Noire episode. The Reefer Madness vice case pits Cole Phelps against a city-wide dope ring and is free for those who own the Rockstar Pass.
Want some freebies for MotorStorm Apocalypse? The Rock Livery Pack provides some new car decals, while the Dynamo: Queen of Hearts Event Pack adds six new challenges.
Elsewhere, gamers can nab a free trial of colourful bullet blaster PixelJunk Shooter 2. Meanwhile, top-down co-operative zombie slayer Dead Nation becomes available as a trial and unlock demo.
There's also a wardrobe of Final Fantasy outfits for LittleBigPlanet 2, if your Sackboy is the cosplaying type. Fan favourites Cloud, Tifa, Sephiroth and Aerith feature.
And that's about it. We can only look in envy at this week's US PlayStation Store update. Over the pond, players get a summer sale with Back to the Future, Pac-Man and Dead Space DLC discounted. US gamers also get a demo of Catherine (on the US Xbox 360 marketplace now too), although the current lack of a European publisher rules out a similar demo here.
Here's the full European list, courtesy of the European PlayStation Blog.
- Dead Nation - Trial & Unlock (£9.99/€12.99)
- PixelJunk Shooter 2 (free)
- Arcade Pool & Snooker (£3.49/€3.99)
- Awesome Summer Minis Bundle (£4.99/€5.99) This bundle includes the following games: A Space Shooter for 2 Bucks!, Young Thor, Widget Odyssey 1 and 2, Zombie Tycoon
- Gamocracy One : Legend Of Robot (£4.15/€5.19)
- DanceDanceRevolution: New Moves - DDR Supernova 2 Greatest Hits (£2.99/€3.59)
- DIRT 3 - Mud And Guts Car Pack (£4.39/€5.49) (contains the following content also available separately): Citroen C4 Rallycross (£1.25/€1.59), Ford Mustang Gt (£1.25/€1.59), Lancia Stratos (£1.25/€1.59), Peugeot 205 T16 Evo 2 (£1.25/€1.59), Saturn Sky (£1.25/€1.59)
- Hyperdimension Neptunia - Red Events (£3.19/€3.99), 5Pb Events (£3.19/€3.99),
- LA Noire - Reefer Madness" Vice Case (£3.19/€3.99, or Free via Rockstar Pass)
- LittleBigPlanet 2 - Final Fantasy Costume Pack (£4.79/€5.99) (contains the following content also available separately): Sephiroth Costume (£1.59/€1.99), Cloud Costume (£1.59/€1.99), Tifa Costume (£1.59/€1.99), Aerith Costume (£1.59/€1.99)
- Michael Jackson: The Experience - Another Part Of Me (£2.39/€2.99)
- ModNation Racers - Gladiator Props Pack (£3.99/€4.99)
- MotorStorm Apocalpyse - The Rock Livery Pack (free), Dynamo: Queen of Hearts Event Pack (free)
Rockband & Yoostar:
- Rock Band 2 - Andromeda - Bluefusion (£0.59/€0.79), Another Step - Andromeda (£0.99/€1.49), Country Song - Seether (£0.99/€1.49), Queen Bee - Tina Guo (£0.99/€1.49), The Final Episode (Let'S Change The Channel) - Asking Alexandra (£0.99/€1.49)
- Rock Band 3 - A Little Respect - Erasure (£0.99/€1.49), Boom - P.O.D. (£0.99/€1.49), Relax (Come Fighting) - Frankie Goes to Hollywood (£0.99/€1.49), Youth Of The Nation - P.O.D. (£0.99/€1.49)
- Yoostar 2 - Vegas Happens Fast (free), Reverse Bear Trap (£1.39/€1.75), Three Stooges (£4.39/€5.49), My Response Would Be 'Go To Hell' (£1.39/€1.75), Terminators: Part Man, Part Machine (£1.39/€1.75), Bombs Don't Unscrew (£1.39/€1.75)