PlayStation Network Releases: October 4th — Only On PSN, PS2 Classics, Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition

For the week of October 4th, 2011, it’s great exclusive PSN games, PlayStation 2 classics, and Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition.

Only On PSN Eufloria Image

A celebration of the PlayStation Network’s exclusive content. That’s the peppy party-theme Sony is going with this entire October as the “Only On PSN” event gets it start in this week’s new update to the PlayStation Network. Every week two new PSN exclusives out of the total eight, the likes of which look all so yummy, will be given their time to shine and for PlayStation Plus subscribers, a 20% discount on any title the first week of their availability.

  • October 4 – Eufloria and Rochard (Both $9.99)
  • October 11 – Sideway: New York ($9.99)
  • October 13 – Sodium Collection ($9.99)
  • October 18 – Okabu ($14.99) and RocketBirds ($11.99)
  • October 25 – inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood and PixelJunk Sidescroller ($9.99)

Now hold onto your butts for this one folks — not only are exclusive PSN games the focus for October, but also rare classic games from the PlayStation 2! Does mean the future of PS2 emulation is upon the PlayStation 3 nation, the day many a star-crossed gamer wished for when backwards compatibility was silently removed from the PS3? Sadly, I can’t give that answer now, but let’s pray to the mighty gaming gods to be so.

God Hand PS2 Image

Starting this week (so excited!!!) five PlayStation 2 rarities will be at your buying disposal for 10 space bucks each; the titles being God Hand, GrimGrimoire, Maximo, Odin Sphere and Ring of Red. Good gravy — it’s gonna be wicked difficult not to waste a lot of money this month, yet thankfully (or cruelly?), Sony is giving PSN customers added incentive to do so by giving $10 credit for November to anyone who spends more than $60 in October. Well, there goes this month’s paycheck…

What else this week? Hmm, there’s the release of Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition ($29.99, without the 25% off discount for PS+ users), remember last week was the release of Code Veronica, and NBA Jam: On Fire Edition — you know what, just get on with the list, because I’ll be here all day if I have to explain all there fantastic  stuff this week on the PlayStation Network. I could be doing better things, like reading up on my Castlevania knowledge with our 25th birthday tribute to the popular Konami series.

PlayStation Plus

PS Plus October 4 2011 Image

Free PSN Games & DLC

  • Costume Quest – 10/4
  • Elemental Monster – 10/4

Free Minis

  • 1000 Tiny Claws
  • Speedball 2

Free PS one Classics

  • Warhawk

Full Game Trails

  • Resident Evil 5
  • Shift 2 Unleashed

Discounted Games

  • Eufloria – 20% off –
  • Explodemon! – 30% off
  • Tales From Space: About a Blob – 40% off
  • Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition – 25% off
  • Elemental Monster Online Card Game Booster Box DLC – 50% off


  • Lost Planet 2 Avatar Bundle (2O Avatars)- PS Plus Exclusive ($1.99)


  • Qore Episode 41 – October Early Access

PlayStation 3


  • Call of Duty ELITE Pre-order 1Yr Membership + Exclusive Theme ($49.99)

1-year Premium membership to Call of Duty ELITE, the online service that transforms your multiplayer experience. Includes access to Premium features and all Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 downloadable content. Pre-order to get Founder status and the exclusive Call of Duty ELITE Theme!
File Size: 2.86 MB (Theme)


  • Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition ($29.99)

 RE5 Gold Banner

This special edition contains 2 additional episodes (“Lost In Nightmares” and “Desperate Escape”) as well as 2 costume packs, and “The Mercenaries Reunion” mode.
File size 7.36 GB

  • Crysis ($19.99)

A team of US scientists makes a frightening discovery on an island in the South China Sea. A massive alien ship reveals itself and now the US and North Korea must join forces to battle the alien menace through tropical jungle and into the heart of the alien ship for the ultimate Zero G showdown.
File size 2.96 GB

  • NBA Jam On Fire Edition ($14.99)

HE’S ON FIRE! NBA JAM: On Fire Edition from EA SPORTS is heating up and now available for download.
File size 859 MB

  • Shift 2 Unleashed Digital ($39.99)

SHIFT 2 UNLEASHED combines real physics, g-forces, race data and driver insights to deliver the most realistic and immersive racing game ever made.
File size 5.87 GB

  • Eufloria + Trial (PSN Exclusive) ($9.99)

Eufloria PSN Image

Experience “Eufloria”, an addictive game of space exploration, strategy and conquest, plant growth and bio mechanical evolution! Explore a beautifully realized universe in a game that is unique and compelling.
File size 222 MB

  • Sega Bass Fishing ($9.99)

Explore the exciting sport of bass fishing! Motor out to eight different fishing locations to catch the biggest and baddest bass possible! Start off as an amateur, and work your way up to the pros in the Masters Classic tournament. Get hooked!
File size 399 MB

  • Space Channel 5 Part 2 ($9.99)

Meet Ulala, the grooviest reporter in the galaxy! Help her get the scoop on an unidentified Dance Troupe that has captured thousands of people and is forcing them to dance! Will you be able to free the hostages, and uncover who’s behind the kidnappings all while bustin’ groovy moves to sweet beats?
File size 1.55 GB

Game Demos

  • Eufloria Demo

Experience “Eufloria”, an addictive game of space exploration, strategy and conquest, plant growth and bio mechanical evolution! Explore a beautifully realized universe in a game that is unique and compelling.
File size 222MB

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 Demo 2

Be one of the first to experience the awesome PES2012, with this complete demo version. Try new Teammate Control, Active AI system, and Off the Ball Control.
File size 1.56 GB

Add-on Game Content

  • NBA Jam On Fire Edition – Time Is Money Pack ($4.99)

We all know that Time is Money. That’s why we’ll let you save some time by giving you every Legend, Mascot, Privilege, 12+ Special Teams, and oh yeah, 10,000 JAM BUCKS to spend. Make sure you check out JAM CENTRAL to see all the goodies you’ve unlocked, and spend some of those Jam Bucks
File size 1.92 MB

  • Portal 2: Peer Review (Free)

Portal 2 Peer Review DLC Image

Peer Review is the FREE first DLC for Portal 2, the year’s most brain-bending action-adventure game. Featuring a devious new co-op track that continues the story of Atlas, Peabody and GLaDOS, the DLC also includes both single and multiplayer challenge modes, plus leaderboards so you can compare your portal placement and time scores with the Portal community.
File size: 1.35 GB

  • Magic The Gathering: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2012: Foil Conversion “Auramancer” ($0.99)
  • Magic The Gathering: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2012: Foil Conversion “Cloudburst” ($0.99)
  • Magic The Gathering: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2012: Foil Conversion “Grave Whispers” ($0.99)
  • Magic The Gathering: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2012: Full Deck “Auramancer” ($0.99)
  • Magic The Gathering: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2012: Full Deck “Cloudburst” ($0.99)
  • Magic The Gathering: Duels Of The Planeswalkers 2012: Full Deck “Grave Whispers” ($0.99)
  • Cabela’s Big Game Hunter 2012: Alaskan Rocks (Free)
  • Cabela’s Big Game Hunter 2012: Chile Plateau (free)
  • Cabela’s Big Game Hunter 2012: Texas Woods (free)
  • Rage – Wasteland Sewer Missions (Store Release) ($9.99)
  • Dead Rising 2: Off The Record Free Support Pack (Free)
  • Street Fighter III: Third Strike Online Edition Match Pack 1 (Fight For The Future) ($3.99)

Rock Band 3

  • “Gold Cobra” – Limp Bizkit ($1.99)
  • “My Way” – Limp Bizkit ($1.99)
  • “Nookie” – Limp Bizkit ($1.99)
  • “Re-Arranged” – Limp Bizkit ($1.99)
  • Limp Bizkit Pack 01. — Includes “Gold Cobra,” “My Way,” “Nookie,” and “Re-Arranged”

File size: 27 – 35 MB (Singles), 125 MB (Track Pack)

Rock Band Network v2.0

  • “Bagatelle No. 25 – Fur Elise (Beethoven)” – Thomas Walker ($0.99)
  • “Farewell, Mona Lisa” – The Dillinger ($1.99)
  • “Glow” – Alien Ant Farm ($1.99)
  • “Heroes Don’t Cry” – Free Spirit ($1.99)
  • “Pendulum” – After the Burial ($1.99)
  • “Ship With No Sails” – Neonfly ($1.99)
  • “Stabbing The Drama” – Soilwork ($1.99)
  • “The Window” – Raven Quinn ($1.99)
  • “These City Lights” – Rose of Jericho ($0.99)
  • “Trying Hard” – Loni Rose ($0.99)

File size: 6.35 – 50 MB (singles)


  • UpdatesExplodemon! – Sale (PS3) (now $6.99, original price $9.99)
  • Tales From Space: About A Blob – Sale (PS3) (now $5.99, original price $14.99)
  • Enigmo – Sale (PS3) (now $1.99, original price $3.99)
  • Jane’s Hotel – Sale (PS3) (now $1.99, original price $3.99)
  • Zombie Tycoon – Sale (PS3) (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
  • Zombie Tycoon French – Sale (PS3) (now $2.99, original price $4.99)
  • Stardrone – End Sale (PS3) (now $7.99, original price $4.99)
  • Bulletstorm – Digital Download – Price Change (PS3) (now $29.99, original price $39.99)


  • Lost Planet 2 Avatars (x20) ($0.49)
  • Rocket Knight Avatar Collection 2 ($2.99)
  • Red Faction Armageddon Avatar Bundle ($0.99)

Game Videos

  • Pulse 10/4 Edition
  • NBA 2K12: Momentous Trailer
  • NBA 2K12: 3D Trailer
  • Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning Gamescom Trailer
  • Need For Speed The Run – Porsche Reveal Trailer
  • House Of The Dead: Overkill Gameplay Trailer #1
  • Final Fantasy Xiii-2 2011 TGS Trailer
  • Jurassic Park: The Game – Action Montage Trailer
  • Metro: Last Light – E3 Gameplay Trailer
  • Metro: Last Light – Teaser Trailer
  • Saints Row The Third – Killbane: The Walking Apocalypse Trailer
  • Twisted Metal Vengeance Trailer
  • Resistance 3 Follow Capelli Trailer
  • Resistance 3 No Mercy Trailer
  • GT Academy Behind the Scenes – Helicopter Cam
  • GT Academy Behind the Scenes – Rally Course
  • Resistance 3 Radio TV Spot

PS3 Themes

  • Rochard Skyrig Theme (free)
  • Rochard Theme (free)
  • Rage Wellspring Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Rage Premium Theme ($1.99)
  • A Murder of Crows Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Amphibian Delight Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Bombshelter Blues Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Flirty Girl Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Xuriga Theme ($1.49)
  • Tatsuka Theme ($1.49)
  • Misti Dawn Playtime Theme ($1.49)

PS3 Wallpapers

  • 4 Elements Hd: Wallpaper 2
  • Rochard: John Rochard Wallpaper
  • Rochard: Wallpaper


  • Qore Episode 41 – October 2011
    In October’s Episode 41 of Qore, Presented by the PlayStation Network Veronica Belmont enters the treacherous streets of Batman: Arkham City, heads for the front lines in Battlefield 3, enters the mind of Double Fine’s creative genius Tim Schafer, and uses the Move in five brand new experiences.

PSone Classics

  • CHRONO TRIGGER ($9.99)

Chrono Trigger Artwork Japaense PS1 Box

File size 282 MB

PlayStation 2 Classics

  • Odin Sphere ($9.99)

Step into the middle of a war between five nations and use your Psypher to gain supremacy in this Action RPG!
File size: 3.28 GB

  • Maximo: Ghosts To Glory ($9.99)

Take on the role of the young knight Maximo as he teams up with the Grim Reaper in an attempt to save his beloved Sophia and defeat evil Achille.
File size: 713 MB

  • GRIMgRiMoiRe ($9.99)

Lillet Blan woke up one day to find everyone in her prestigious magic school dead. Follow her quest to find the reasoning behind everyone’s death and how to prevent it from happening to others in this beautiful RTS.
File size: 1.33 GB

  • Ring of Red ($9.99)

Take on an alternate history in this thrilling turn-based strategy game!
File size: 580 MB

  • God Hand ($9.99)

Give danger a hand in God Hang! Become a larger than life hero who has been given ultimate power!
File size: 1.48 GB

PlayStation Portable


  • FIFA 12 PSP Digital ($39.99)

FIFA Soccer 12 delivers a true soccer experience with authentic club and league licenses, and intelligent gameplay that mirrors real-world soccer, making FIFA Soccer 12 the complete soccer simulation for PSP (PlayStation Portable) system.
File size 1.2 GB

Game Videos

  • Pulse 10/4 Edition

Via: PlayStation Blog

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