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Killzone 3 beta heads PS Store update

Plus: demos and games galore.

There's plenty on the PlayStation Store today. Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 justifies its £10 price with a great big 9/10 kiss from Eurogamer's Ellie Gibson, and Dead Space 2 prequel Dead Space Ignition is available in free trial form before you splash the £4 required.

Demos are just as attractive - Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II and God of War: Ghost of Sparta (PSP) in particular. Among the others is a taster for Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2, which should be handy for anyone wondering what these Dragon Ball games are and why they keep coming back.

PlayStation Plus subscribers are getting three lots of Fallout 3 DLC free this month, plus that exclusive Killzone 3 beta - the theme of which needs downloading quick-smart in order to enter. The beta kicks off tonight at 8pm.

Deals of note are permanent reductions for 8/10 multiplayer shooter Section 8 (half-price) and recent 8/10 hack-and-slash game Blade Kitten (down to £7.20). Plus, Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops has been discounted to £5.19 until 27th October.

There's new content this week for Red Dead Redemption, Dead Rising 2, HAWX 2, Split/Second and WRC.

October PlayStation Plus

  • Full Game: Trial Hustle Kings
  • PS3 Game Content: Fallout 3 Packs Point Lookout, Mothership Zeta and Operation Anchorage
  • PS3 Theme: Killzone 3 Beta (goes live at 8pm in the UK, 9pm CET and 6am tomorrow in Sydney, Australia)

PS3 Special Offers (available until 27th October)

  • Topatoi: The Great Tree Story (was £4.79/€5.99 now £2.39/€2.99)
  • Topatoi Bundle (Contains full game, Pillar of Skies and Arcade Style Packs) (was £7.99/€9.99 now £4.79/€5.99)
  • Blue Toad Murder Files: Episodes 4-6 (was £9.99/€12.99 now £4.99/€6.19)
  • Smash Cars: Virus Run (was £2.39/€2.99 now £0.79/€0.99)
  • Hyperballoid: Original World Pack (was £1.59/€1.99 now £1.25/€1.59)
  • Permanent reduction: Section 8 (was £19.99/€24.99 now £9.99/€12.99)
  • Permanent reduction: Blade Kitten (was £9.99/€12.99 now £7.19/€8.99)

PS3 Demos

  • Star Wars The Force Unleashed II
  • Dragon Ball Raging Blast 2
  • Sky Fighter
  • Legend of the Guardians

PS3 Games

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (£9.99/€12.99)
  • Dead Space Ignition (Trial free, Unlock Key £3.99/€4.99)

PS3 Game Content

  • Dead Rising 2: Skills Pack Psycho (£1.59/€1.99)
  • Red Dead Redemption: Hunting & Trading Outfits Pack (free)
  • Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2: Cold War Pack (£3.19/€3.99), MIG Alley Pack (£3.19/€3.99),
  • Split/Second: Survival at the Rock Pack (£5.49/€6.99)
  • WRC: Group B Cars (£3.99/€4.99)
  • Moto GP 10: Twin Track Pack (£3.99/€4.99)
  • PAIN: Alpine Ski Slope (£3.99/€4.99)
  • EyePet: Halloween Styling Pack (£2.39/€2.99), Soccer Fan Styling Pack (£2.39/€2.99),
  • Rock Band: Are You Experienced: Rock Band Edition (album) (£9.99/€14.99) (contains: '3rd Stone From the Sun', 'Fire (Live)', 'Foxy Lady', 'Hey Joe (Live)', 'Highway Chile', 'Love or Confusion', 'Manic Depression', 'May This Be Love', 'Purple Haze', 'Stone Free', 'The Wind Cries Mary')
  • Rock Band Network: 'America Underwater' by LoveHateHero, 'Death Metal Guys' by Reverend Horton Heat, 'Incubus' by Amberian Dawn, 'No One's Gonna Love You' by Band of Horses, 'Parhelia' by Heaven Ablaze (£0.59/€0.79)


  • Crime Spree (£2.49/€2.99)

PSP Special Offers (available until 27th October)

  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (PSP) (was £8.79/€10.99 now £5.19/€6.59)
  • Disney's Tarzan (PSone) (was £3.99/€4.99 now £3.19/€3.99)
  • Permanent reduction: Half Minute Hero (PSP) (was £15.99/€19.99 now £11.99/€14.99)
  • Permanent reduction: R-Type Tactics (PSP) (was £11.99/€14.99 now £7.99/€9.99)

PSP Demos

  • God of War: Ghost of Sparta

PSP Games

  • Tom Clancy Ghost Recon Predator (£23.99/€29.99)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (£7.99/€9.99)
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (£7.99/€9.99)

PSP Game Content

  • LittleBigPlanet: Uncharted Costume (£0.79/€0.99)