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EU Playstation Store update 9th March

MotorStorm demo! BC Rearmed 2 demo!

The PlayStation Store has been refreshed but will be taken down for maintenance at 4.05pm UK time today.

It won't be up and running again until 3am tomorrow morning.

Nevertheless, those fast enough have access to a single-player MotorStorm Apocalypse demo. Eurogamer's MotorStorm Apocalypse review was published this morning, the racing game scoring 8/10. "It works because it's not subtle. Not much about Apocalypse is, from the crushing orchestral dubstep soundtrack, through the astounding visual assault of bounding cars, flying masonry, landslides, dust clouds, twisters and moody, filtered light, to its sheer breakneck speed," judged Oli Welsh.

There's a demo of Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 as well as free trials of Explodemon! and Telltale's Back to the Future episode series.

Downloadable content arrives this week for LittleBigPlanet 2 (animal costumes), Homefront, Need for Speed: Hot Paninis and Assassin's Creed Brotherhood.

Today's full PlayStation Store update, courtesy of the European PlayStation blog.

PS3 Demos

  • Bionic Commando: Rearmed 2
  • MotorStorm Apocalypse Single Player

PS3 Games

  • Explodemon! (free trial, unlock key £7.99/€9.99)
  • Back to the Future: The Game Episode One (free trial, unlock key - for full season - £15.99/€19.99)

PS3 Game Content

  • LittleBigPlanet 2: Even More Animals Costume Pack (£2.39/€2.99)
  • Dragon Age II: The Black Emporium (£7.99/£9.99), The Exiled Prince (£5.49/€6.99)
  • Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit: Porsche Unleashed Pack (£5.49/€6.99)
  • Homefront Battle Code (£6.29/€7.99)
  • Mindjack Extra Map Pack 1 (£5.49/€6.99)
  • Yakuza 4 Costume Pack (free)
  • Assassin's Creed Brotherhood The Da Vinci Disappearance (£7.99/€9.99)
  • EyePet Lucky Dip Costume Pack Food 1 (free)
  • Rock Band 3: Depeche Mode Pack (£4.99/€7.49)
  • Rock Band 2: "All I Want" by A Day to Remember, "Hey Baby, Here's That Song You Wanted" by Bless the Fall, "It's Complicated" by A Day to Remember, "Relentless Chaos" by Miss May I, "The Serpentine Offering" by Dimmu Borgir (all £0.99/€1.49 each)
  • Def Jam Rapstar: Bangladesh "Tango Cash", Black Eyed Peas "My Humps", Cool & Dre "Lavish (Freestyle)", Crada "Understanding", Gucci Mane "Wasted", Kanye West "Can't Tell Me Nothing", Koudjo "Pression", LL Cool J "Around The Way Girl", New Boyz "You're A Jerk", Rich Boy "Throw Some D's", Shuko "Fire", T.I. "Whatever You Like", Timbaland "Say Something", Trackdilla "Bad Mood", Warren G "Regulate" (all £1.19/€1.49 each)
  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock: Modern Rock Mega Pack (£13.99/€17.99)

PSP Games

  • Williams Pinball Classics (£11.99/€14.99)
  • Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle (£15.99/€19.99)
  • NeoGeo: Baseball Stars Professional (£5.49/€6.99)
  • NeoGeo: League Bowling (£5.49/€6.99)
  • NeoGeo: Super Sidekicks (£5.49/€6.99)

PSP Game Content

  • Play English Extra Chapters (free)
  • Play English Manual and Tips (free)

PlayStation Minis (PS3 and PSP)

  • Doodle Pool (£1.99/€2.49)

PSone Classics (PS3 and PSP)

  • Tomb Raider III (£7.99/€9.99)

Special Offers (available until 16th March)

  • Kung-Fu Live (was £10.99/€13.99 now £7.99/€9.99)
  • Wakeboarding HD (was £11.99/€14.99 now £5.49/€6.99)
  • Split/Second: Velocity - Deadline Pack (was £3.99/€4.99 now£1.99/€2.49)
  • HAZE Destruction Pack (was £3.99/€4.99 now £2.39/€2.99)
  • Shift Extended (mini) (was £3.49/€3.99 now £1.74/€1.99)
  • Age of Hammer Wars (mini) (was £3.49/€3.99 now £1.74/€1.99)
  • Star Hammer Tactics (mini) (was £2.49/€2.99 now £1.24/€1.49)
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6 (PSone) (was £3.99/€4.99 now £2.99/€3.59)
  • Toy Story Racer (PSone) (was £4.79/€5.99 now £2.39/€2.99)
  • Toy Story 2 (PSone) (was £4.39/€5.49 now £2.39/€2.99)
  • DC Universe Online 90-day subscription (was £27.99/€34.99 now £19.99/€24.99)