God of War remasters head PS Store

Cupboards well and truly stuffed.

Sony's HD remasters of acclaimed PS2 games God of War I and God of War II are on the PlayStation Store right now.

They're not cheap: they cost £14 a pop, according to the European PlayStation blog. Even bundled together they cost £24. Still, both were excellent on PS2, and with 720p graphics they may compare favourably to many of even today's best third-person action games.

Complementing their arrival is God of War: Ghost of Sparta turning up on PSP.

Also of note: Castle Crashers, the most successful game on Xbox Live Arcade. It's PS3 arrival comes with a free trial, too. Eurogamer's dusty Castle Crashers XBLA review can fill in the blanks.

Today's demo of note is Rock Band 3, although PlayStation Plus members have the option of sampling Vanquish's Challenge Mode if they wish.

Desirable add-on content includes the free FIFA 11 Ultimate Team update, God of War III skins and new Hot Zone maps for Medal of Honor.

Don't forget that new video streaming service MUBI arrives for PlayStation 3 today. This offers high-brow films for rental either individually or as part of a monthly subscription.

Special Offers (available until 10th November)

  • Voodoo Dice (was £7.99/€9.99 now £5.49/€6.99)
  • Mahjong Tales: Ancient Wisdom Booster Pack (was £3.49/€3.99 now £0.79/€0.99)
  • Cuboid Level Editor (was £3.19/€3.99 now £0.79/€0.99)
  • Cuboid Booster Pack (was £2.39/€2.99 now £0.79/€0.99)
  • Dissidia: Final Fantasy (was £19.99/€24.99 now £15.99/€19.99)
  • PSP: James Cameron's Avatar: The Game (PSP) (was £23.99/€29.99 now £15.99/€19.99)
  • Mini: Alien Zombie Death!(was £2.49/€2.99 now £1.74/€1.99)
  • Mini: Supermarket Mania (was £3.99/€4.99 now £2.49/€2.99)

Permanent Price Reductions

  • Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days now £15.99/€19.99
  • Mana Khemia: Student Alliance now £11.99/€14.99
  • Prinny: Can I Really Be The Hero? now £7.99/€9.99
  • What Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? now £7.99/€9.99
  • What Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord!? 2 now £7.99/€9.99

PS3 Applications

  • MUBI

PS3 Demos

  • Apache Air Assault
  • John Daly's Pro Stroke Golf
  • Rock Band 3
  • Vanquish Challenge mode (PS Plus only)

PS3 Games

  • God of War HD (£13.99/€17.99)
  • God of War II HD (£13.99/€17.99)
  • God of War Collection HD (£23.99/€29.99)
  • Blacklight: Tango Down (free trial, £9.99/€12.99)
  • Castle Crashers (free trial, £10.99/€13.99)

PS3 Game Content

  • FIFA 11 Ultimate Team (free)
  • Dead Rising 2 Ninja Skill Pack (£1.59/€1.99)
  • Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage: Kenshiro Original Costume (£1.99/€2.49)
  • Front Mission: Evolved: Weapons Pack (£2.39/€2.99), Wanzer Pack (£3.19/€3.99)
  • God of War III: Apollo Character Skin (£0.79/€0.99), Forgotten Warrior Character Skin (£0.79/€0.99), Dominus Character Skin (£0.79/€0.99), Phantom of Chaos Character Skin (£0.79/€0.99), Character Skin Bundle (£3.19/€3.99), Challenge of Exile Arena (£1.59/€1.99)
  • Medal of Honor Hot Zone Map Pack (£7.99/€9.99)
  • ModNation Racers Kratos Pack (£1.39/€1.75)
  • PAIN: Creepie Pack (£0.79/€0.99), PAINamotion Pack (free)
  • Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype The Final Chapter (£3.99/€4.99)
  • Space Invaders Infinity Gene Bonus Stage Pack 2 (£2.39/€2.99)
  • Split/Second: Velocity Onslaught Pack (£7.99/€9.99)
  • Sports Champions Reverse Tee Pack (£2.39/€2.99)
  • Super Street Fighter IV Ultra Shoryuken Pack 1 (£3.19/€3.99)
  • Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2: Bonus Pack (free), Russian Power Pack (£3.19/€3.99)
  • DJ Hero II Hit Makers Mix Pack (£6.29/€7.99)
  • Rock Band 3: The Doors Greatest Hits: Rock Band Edition (£9.99/€14.99)
  • Rock Band Network: "Determined (Vows of Vengeance)" by Kataklysm (£0.99/€1.49), "Hello Fascination" by Breathe Carolina (£0.99/€1.49), "Revolution" by Bang Camaro (£0.59/€0.79), "The Gun Show" by In This Moment (£0.99/€1.49), "Uncivilized" by Texas In July (£0.99/€1.49)

PSP Demos

  • Split/Second: Velocity

PSP Games

  • God of War: Ghost of Sparta (£16.99/€26.99)
  • Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley (£23.99/€29.99)
  • No Heroes Allowed (£9.99/€12.99)
  • ZHP: Unlosing Ranger vs. Darkdeath Evilman (£23.99/€29.99)
  • Ys Seven (£19.99/€24.99)

PSone Games (PS3 and PSP)

  • Centipede (£3.99/€4.99)

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