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#1 BetaDemo

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:37 PM

Playstation Plus is giving away Retro City Rampage to subscribers as part of Holiday Essentials sale 2012!!

LINK: http://blog.us.plays...ssential-games/
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#2 cheaphuck

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:40 PM

Nice! Will have plenty of games for my new Vita.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:41 PM

Thanks.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:47 PM

Looking at all the good sales this week on ps store makes my head hurt..Going to buy all the vita games and then some. The retro city rampage demo i played on my vita was fun so i will d/l it for sure.

#5 Havok83

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:49 PM

How long will it be available? Im away on vacation now and wont be back till next Wednesday
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#6 BetaDemo

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:52 PM

@Havok83 From now until 12/30 according to the ps blog.

On a related note: Does anyone know if this game is 'cross play' compatible? I.E. is Retro Rampage one of those games where your PS3 save file automatically gets sent to your Vita and back to your PS3 so your progress is the same on both platforms??
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#7 MulderYuffie

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:52 PM

Nice really stoked about this one!

#8 flameofdoom666

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:55 PM

This is actually a free game to keep once your PS+ runs out, right?

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:56 PM

PS+ is actually stopping me from buying games. I don't know if this is Sony's intent, but I held off on RCR and now I'm glad I did, and I will continue to hold off on future games.
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Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:57 PM

PS+ is actually stopping me from buying games. I don't know if this is Sony's intent, but I held off on RCR and now I'm glad I did, and I will continue to hold off on future games.


Same here. This is why I have not bought Journey yet even thought its going on sale for the 2nd time.

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#11 jwk94

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:00 PM

@Havok83 From now until 12/30 according to the ps blog.

On a related note: Does anyone know if this game is 'cross play' compatible? I.E. is Retro Rampage one of those games where your PS3 save file automatically gets sent to your Vita and back to your PS3 so your progress is the same on both platforms??


Yeah, it is. It's not automatic though. You have to go into the game, and select cross-save. Then it'll instantly upload to the cloud.

#12 Romeo

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:02 PM

Awesome! Really wanted this and I'm glad to see its free.

Edit: it's not free yet...?

#13 Slight Defect

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:04 PM

Y for somethi.g

This is actually a free game to keep once your PS+ runs out, right?


Prob not. I seriously dont understand.what's so hard for people to understand about plus. If its FREE, u own it until your plus membership runs out, and it comes back if you renew it. If you pay for anything that is a plus discount, its yours, forever, no matter what.
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#14 Havok83

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:06 PM

PS+ is actually stopping me from buying games. I don't know if this is Sony's intent, but I held off on RCR and now I'm glad I did, and I will continue to hold off on future games.

It probably works out for them. I never purchased many PSN games anyway. Now they get a guaranteed $50 from me every year, that they never would have gotten without PS+. The only content I purchase is DLC and the sales have made that more likely. Im sure this is likely the case with alot of others as well
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#15 Slight Defect

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:06 PM

Sorry about my last post, I'm on my phone. Lol.
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#16 flameofdoom666

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:06 PM

Y for somethi.g

Prob not. I seriously dont understand.what's so hard for people to understand about plus. If its FREE, u own it until your plus membership runs out, and it comes back if you renew it. If you pay for anything that is a plus discount, its yours, forever, no matter what.


I understand that, however the way it is listed here is a little misleading.

Retro City Rampage (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: Free, Regular: $14.99)
Retro City Rampage PS Vita (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: Free, Regular: $14.99)

It looked like it was some sort of holiday bonus that it is yours to keep forever or something... was just wondering... relax.

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#17 EvilIA

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:12 PM

I understand that, however the way it is listed here is a little misleading.

Retro City Rampage (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: Free, Regular: $14.99)
Retro City Rampage PS Vita (Sale: $10.49, PS Plus: Free, Regular: $14.99)

It looked like it was some sort of holiday bonus that it is yours to keep forever or something... was just wondering... relax.


I see what you refer to, but it will not be a keep forever game. The way to confirm is it when you go to purchase it in store, you will be given a "warning" that the game is available only during your PS+ subscription.

#18 MidnightMarauder74

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:17 PM

PS+ is actually stopping me from buying games. I don't know if this is Sony's intent, but I held off on RCR and now I'm glad I did, and I will continue to hold off on future games.


I feel the same way as you. Ever since I got the AC:L Vita bundle from Amazon on BF, I've bought zero games.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:24 PM

I see what you refer to, but it will not be a keep forever game. The way to confirm is it when you go to purchase it in store, you will be given a "warning" that the game is available only during your PS+ subscription.


Thanks for the clarification!

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#20 Romeo

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:30 PM

Any idea when the store updates this week and when this goes free? Right now the game is removed from the PS vita store.


On my vita there are some games that are under "your instant game collection" yet aren't free or even discounted.

Escape plan
Little big planet vita
Rayman origins

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:31 PM

Another reason to be happy that I'm a PS+ member. Just waiting till Journey and/or Unfinished Swan are part of the instant game collection.

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#22 Firecrest

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:32 PM

I bought this game at full price and it was worth every penny.

Btw, it appears to be free now, at least on the Vita storefront.

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#23 ookesseloo

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:37 PM

PS+ is actually stopping me from buying games. I don't know if this is Sony's intent, but I held off on RCR and now I'm glad I did, and I will continue to hold off on future games.


I'm going through the same thing. I rarely buy anything on PSN now because I know eventually I'll get it for free/discounted. I appreciate Sony for doing it, but it seems like they're screwing themselves out of my money.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:38 PM

very tempted to pick up unit 13

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#25 tossup

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:45 PM

Does downloading one version (vita) activate the other, or will I have to turn on my PS3 to get that version as well?

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:50 PM

Also, anybody that is still playing GT5 there is the free downloadable Corvette C7, very cool.
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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:51 PM

Any idea when the store updates this week and when this goes free? Right now the game is removed from the PS vita store.


On my vita there are some games that are under "your instant game collection" yet aren't free or even discounted.

Escape plan
Little big planet vita
Rayman origins


I guess since they were on sale last week.

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:54 PM

It is up on PS3 as well. Buying it on the Vita/PS3 does activate the purchase for the other console as well.

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#29 Rollobobo

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:00 PM

Thanks for the heads up OP

#30 the_ENEMY_

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Posted 24 December 2012 - 06:05 PM

great game if you were born in the 80s, lot of nods to NES games.
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