Three massive PSN demos today

Dead Space 2! LBP2! Mass Effect 2!

The outstanding additions to a jam-packed PlayStation Store today are three demos: one for Dead Space 2, one for LittleBigPlanet 2 and one for Mass Effect 2.

Sequels are en vogue.

You shouldn't need much encouragement for either one. Mass Effect 2 is already out on Xbox 360, of course, but on PS3 the game gains the Mass Effect 3 engine as well as some nips and tucks here and there.

We're taking a closer look to see what has changed.

Today also brings Battlefield: Bad Company 2 expansion Vietnam - "More of this please," concludes Eurogamer's review - as well as the Grubbins on Ice addition for Costume Quest. There's a mountain of new cards to supplement new game Magic the Gathering - Duels of the Planewalkers, too.

Another new game is echochrome ii, which costs £10. Writes Megaton editor Dan Whitehead for Eurogamer: "It's a game that dares to tear up the rulebook and start over in the quest for a better sequel, and is all the better for venturing beyond the boundaries established in the previous game. The sort of old-school puzzle game that demands patience and dedication, it repays both in abundance."

There's also a 1080p, Move-supported Top Darts game, for what that's worth - well, £6.30 apparently.

Other newcomers are MAG at a cut-down price of £20, and Tetris for £8.

Today marks the arrival of Neo Geo games on the PlayStation Store as well.

Today's bumper, festive PlayStation Store update can be read in full on the European PlayStation blog.

The Xbox 360 and PS3 demos of Mass Effect 2 - faced off.

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