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PSN Weekly Deals - 3/26: Huge Square Enix Game/DLC, THQ, PixelJunk, and Worms Sales!


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#3271 breakfuss

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 06:18 PM

I wasn't going to say anything (because I'm clearly outnumbered), but Fuck it.

The first two people to mention anything about PS+ were @FIF and @gettinmoneymoney662.

YET, when @roundhouse shares his view on it, all hell breaks loose? That's one person who offered a dissenting (and completely reasonable) opinion. ONE. Against 10 or so others who see it another way. So ironically, you are the ones, who by your own arbitrary standards, derailed this thread.

He (and any other person) has the right to share his views and, NO, it shouldn't be relegated to another thread simply because some of you don't like it. Stop bullying people. If we're going to make a thread just for PS+ complaints, then also make one for the other "irrelevant" posts. Unless it's explicitly stated by a mod, or out of respect, @frisky, I'll continue posting whatever the hell I want here. Don't like it, don't read it. I'd advise everyone else to do the same.

#3272 BWOzar

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 06:24 PM

Just want to chime in with one brief thought on the PS Plus complaints. It's $4.17 per month (on a 1 year basis). I live in Manhattan so that's literally less than the cost of a single beer.

I understand that everyone has certain games they'd like to see on the service, but let's be realistic in our expectations of what $4.17 should buy. This is arguably the greatest value deal in the history of video games. I downloaded Chronovolt last week and tried it out for 15 minutes and didn't care for it at all. Oh well, I have something I can play someday if I'm desperate.

This doesn't even mention that I've certainly saved more than $4.17 per month JUST on the basis of the PS Plus sales.

For $4.17 per month, you can't even play games online on an Xbox 360 (which is actually my system of choice). Everyone should stop whining - I would love to see all the whining about PS Plus (especially those complaints about EU PS Plus, please learn a little bit about how international licensing works and the compilation of EU sales figures before you complain) deleted from this thread every week so we can focus the conversation on the actual games/deals released.

#3273 jay_remedy

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 06:24 PM

I've said it before, and I'll say it again. I don't mind if the games being offered aren't my type of game. I just want them to give us games a majority of people are actually interested in. No more 3-5 year old retail games. No more PSN games with a metacritic score below 50. No more sports games. (unless they're this years edition) I'm fine with MM because it was a game most people passed on but would play at the great price of free. I've already got enough value from the service but it's just frustrating to see them get deals on games noone wants them to.


How do you know the majority of Plus users don't want these games? Because of the handful of people on the PS Blog? There are probably hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of Plus subscribers.

I wasn't going to say anything (because I'm clearly outnumbered), but Fuck it.

The first two people to mention anything about PS+ were @FIF and @gettinmoneymoney662.

YET, when @roundhouse shares his view on it, all hell breaks loose? That's one person who offered a dissenting (and completely reasonable) opinion. ONE. Against 10 or so others who see it another way. So ironically, you are the ones, who by your own arbitrary standards, derailed this thread.

He (and any other person) has the right to share his views and, NO, it shouldn't be relegated to another thread simply because some of you don't like it. Stop bullying people. If we're going to make a thread just for PS+ complaints, then also make one for the other "irrelevant" posts. Unless it's explicitly stated by a mod, or out of respect, @frisky, I'll continue posting whatever the hell I want here. Don't like it, don't read it. I'd advise everyone else to do the same.


Who the Fuck is bullying you? handsomepete offered another thread that you could use to complain, he didn't demand that you use it. This thread is my favorite on CAG because it constantly goes off topic of strictly talking about PSN deals and talks about PSN in general.

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#3274 Lei

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 07:08 PM

Corpse Party: Book of Shadows is being released next week!

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Price: $19.99


disappointed there is no physical release, but i'll definitely grab this sometime soon

#3275 handsomepete

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 07:54 PM

But I don't really care too much about thread derailing in this thread because Frisky does such a good job with the OP.


There's a pile of truth right there. Even when things get way out of whack, this thread is fairly self-regulating and the information is never lost (like it might be in the steam or target clearance threads) because Frisky's OP is the sweetest jig there is. And it's a fun read, people sure do get worked up about PS+.

This past year Sony announced PSN had its two highest revenue quarters since the opening of the Playstation Network six years ago. They must be doing something right.

#3276 FriskyTanuki

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:18 PM

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#3277 BowserG

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:21 PM

I'm sorry, excuse me, but is this thread about the latest weekly PSN deals and new releases? Also,
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#3278 Zonic505

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:29 PM

Checkin' the Vita's store & looks like it's been updated.

PS3 store is updated, though the PS+ section isn't updated to show the newest arrivals. Search for Mega Man & you'll find the combo pack is now free for PS+. MM9 is 63MB while 10 is 142.6MB.
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#3279 Loonknight

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:32 PM

Finally get Megaman 10, to go with 9 that I purchased at its launch on PSN. I just wish I could take them on my vita so I can actually find time to play them. Sadly, EDF 2017 portable is just going to have to wait for a price cut if it is going only digital for me, was excited for it but after the price reveal...yeah going to wait.

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#3280 Zonic505

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:42 PM

Holy crap, looking through the new deals & Earthworm Jim HD is only 99 cents! I got it when it was 1/2 off on XBLA, & I gotta say, that's a GREAT deal for the game for only a dollar.
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#3281 starmask2k3

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:45 PM

The new DMC game is on the psn

#3282 Zonic505

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:46 PM

DMC is on the psn

That might just be the pre-order thing. It's only 3.2MB. You get a free theme & costume pack if you pre-order on PSN.

Also, last week to grab Double Dragon Neon, as it's under the "Expiring Soon" tab.
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#3283 Velo214

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:48 PM

i already own both megamans but i still love ps+. and an excuse to post this link.

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#3284 Josh1billion

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 10:49 PM

Holy crap, looking through the new deals & Earthworm Jim HD is only 99 cents! I got it when it was 1/2 off on XBLA, & I gotta say, that's a GREAT deal for the game for only a dollar.


Nice deal, thanks for pointing that out. In for one for sure. :)

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#3285 Nohbdy

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:05 PM

i already own both megamans but i still love ps+. and an excuse to post this link.


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#3286 Zonic505

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:09 PM

PS Store update blog is up.

Valkyria Chronicles 2 on PSP got a price drop to $19.99. Really hoping since Sega does a ton of sales, this'll be $10 or $15 soon enough.
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#3287 Tsel

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:10 PM

There's a ton of 99 cent games on sale. This is awesome.

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#3288 tylerh1701

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:11 PM

Lots of $1 games, I'm pretty sure I have almost all of them though.

Blokus – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
Brain Challenge – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
Brain Challenge – PSP Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
Dungeon Hunter: Alliance – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $12.99)
Earthworm Jim HD – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $9.99)
Modern Combat: Domination – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $7.99)
Tank Battles – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
TV Show King – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
UNO – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)

There's some Minis too that I didn't include. I guess I'll pick up Modern Combat. I definitely overpaid for Dungeon Hunter.

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#3289 rpg

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:12 PM

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#3290 the_ENEMY_

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:14 PM

think im in for earthworm jim uno and tv show king for $3 total, the rest of the dollar games I own if there are any
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#3291 AkariK

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:16 PM

Are those 99 cent games PS+ deals or regular deals? If they're regular deals I'll definitely get Earthworm Jim (if not, I'll probably pass). I kind of wish ToeJam and Earl had had deals, $5 each is too much for me.

#3292 jay_remedy

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:17 PM

I'll have to add some of you for Earthworm Jim. I've been lookin for people to play the co-op levels with.

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#3293 Kazaganthi

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:17 PM

Earthworm Jim HD for a buck? Hell yes. The demo kicked my butt, but I'll try again for $1 sure.

How is Dungeon Hunter: Alliance to those that have it? Fun?


#3294 Zonic505

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:18 PM

Are those 99 cent games PS+ deals or regular deals? If they're regular deals I'll definitely get Earthworm Jim (if not, I'll probably pass). I kind of wish ToeJam and Earl had had deals, $5 each is too much for me.

They're for everyone. I'm 1/2 tempted on EJ HD just to have a 2nd copy handy.
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#3295 tylerh1701

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:18 PM

Are those 99 cent games PS+ deals or regular deals? If they're regular deals I'll definitely get Earthworm Jim (if not, I'll probably pass). I kind of wish ToeJam and Earl had had deals, $5 each is too much for me.


Regular deals. When someone mentioned Earthworm Jim was $1 earlier, my mind somehow got EJ and ToeJam & Earl confused for a second, so I was happy, then sad.

Earthworm Jim HD for a buck? Hell yes. The demo kicked my butt, but I'll try again for $1 sure.

How is Dungeon Hunter: Alliance to those that have it? Fun?


It's definitely worth a buck, but you have to decide if it's worth your time to play. It's a generic dungeon crawler that, while never bad, never good either. Took me well over 10 hours to beat.

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#3296 luxuria

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:19 PM

Totally buying Valkyria Chronicles 2. Been waiting for a sale, but a price drop is just as nice!

#3297 Kstyle

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:21 PM

Totally buying Valkyria Chronicles 2. Been waiting for a sale, but a price drop is just as nice!


...bundle was up for.. well.. this entire time
Valkyria chronicles 2 (Game) + all the DLC for 22.99

still the bundle is better deal.
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#3298 sherlock2g

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:22 PM

Uno, Dungeon Hunter: Alliance, and Earthworm Jim for me.

#3299 PancakesAreLove

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:24 PM

Lots of $1 games, I'm pretty sure I have almost all of them though.

Blokus – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
Brain Challenge – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
Brain Challenge – PSP Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
Dungeon Hunter: Alliance – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $12.99)
Earthworm Jim HD – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $9.99)
Modern Combat: Domination – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $7.99)
Tank Battles – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
TV Show King – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)
UNO – PS3 Game (now: $0.99 original price: $4.99)

There's some Minis too that I didn't include. I guess I'll pick up Modern Combat. I definitely overpaid for Dungeon Hunter.


Damn for 99 cents I'm picking up all this games. Just to make sure do this will be on here until the next update right?

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#3300 tylerh1701

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Posted 08 January 2013 - 11:25 PM

Damn for 99 cents I'm picking up all this games. Just to make sure do this will be on here until the next update right?


Yeah, they'll be up until at least next Tuesday morning.

The only one I'd have any qualms about recommending is Brain Challenge. It's really lame. Also, I believe it would take 100+ hours to 100% the trophies.

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