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Japanese PlayStation Store update is full of PSX love

While America has gotten a fantastic amount of new content in their PlayStation Store weekly update, Japan's update is no slouch either. Sporting fourteen new PlayStation titles that can be played on your PSP or PS3, they continue to get showered in retro love. Here's the full list of updates:

PlayStation titles:
  • Ape Escape
  • Athena –Awakening From The Ordinary Life-
  • Crash Bandicoot 2
  • Gakkou de Atta Kowai Hanashi S
  • King's Field 2
  • Major Wave Series : The Conveni 2
  • Major Wave Series Arcade Hits: Sonic Wings Special
  • Memorial * Series: Sunsoft Vol. 2: Route-16 Turbo & Atlantis no Nazo
  • Ore no Ryouri
  • Prismaticallization
  • Sanyo Pachinko Paradise 5
  • Shinsou Kaiten: Wanwan Umi Monogatari: Sanyo Pachinko Paradise DX
  • WipEout
Downloadable Content
  • Ninja Gaiden: Sigma Survival Mode
  • Folksoul DLC
  • My Summer Vacation DLC
[Via N4G]

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1. This is dumb, I really don't see why they don't just do world wide updates. Are they trying to make the PSN numbers look bigger by making people open more than one account? Other than Warhawk (don't get me wrong, I love it) I don't think we have anything on the euro network.

Posted at 7:05PM on Aug 30th 2007 by DownwardMonkey

2. Now do a post about the european update.I can help you write it,it only needs two words really

Jack Shit

Posted at 7:13PM on Aug 30th 2007 by Samuraidino

3. The SCE gods have been busy this week. How about a FW upgrade while we're at it? No?

Posted at 7:16PM on Aug 30th 2007 by irshliquor

4. I don't even know what Ape Escape is an I already want it. You know whats funny, the only reason I'm posting is because I have to recharge my headset and sixaxis for Warhawk.

Is there still a PS3fanboy room?

Posted at 7:19PM on Aug 30th 2007 by Andy

5. Sony hates EUrope.

Posted at 7:36PM on Aug 30th 2007 by russ

6. To hell with Europe, Sony hates the US!

Posted at 7:49PM on Aug 30th 2007 by derrickgott007

7. lol yeah, i'm not worried about anything they're updating today - I have my warhawk, don't think the ps3 will be used for anything else for a fair while.... :-)

Posted at 8:13PM on Aug 30th 2007 by stirlo

8. thats crazy! hopefully the american store will get the same update today! right on sony!

Posted at 8:39PM on Aug 30th 2007 by Anthony Pittarelli

9. Wait, what do you mean "that can be played on your PSP or PS3"?

I don't have a PSP, is there some functionality I don't know about where the ps3 will play PSP games? That's what I read, or probably WANTED to read... this isn't some weird like pan-dimensional 'backwards' compatibility, is it?


I remember I had $5 to my name and I was looking in Gamestop for a good PS1 game to play. I came across Ape Escape and it was surprisingly fun, and gorgeous to watch and play (the huge Tyranosaurus and the textures were great programming for that console).

I don't know about the others, but that was not a wasted $5.

Posted at 8:54PM on Aug 30th 2007 by John

10. @1 - If you whined like that in the US updates post that would have been fine... But I live in Japan...

LOOK at that list... half of it is crappy PS1 games no one in there right mind will buy. The US has tons of worthwhile game demos that haven't appeared on the Japanese Network store and last I checked Bladestorm and maybe Minna no Golf 5 is the only demo that only the Japanese store has. Those will go up on the US store as soon as release dates are announced of course.

2 pachinko games... wonderful. :/

Just do what everyone else outside the US does and make a US account. No point on whining about it because at the end of the day the content that goes up is decided by licensing issues.. not some deep desire to screw you specifically over. Btw only Europe is getting the awesome tv tuner/recorder... suck it up.

Posted at 10:28PM on Aug 30th 2007 by gt

11. I definitely love a lot of PSX games, like Chrono Trigger, Chrono Cross, FF VII, FF VIII (amazing this was done on PSX system), and more. I would either buy these used online (usually on half for $8-12 shipped in new or like new condition) or get it from PSN. The classics never get old.

Posted at 10:38PM on Aug 30th 2007 by ruibing

12. "Wait, what do you mean "that can be played on your PSP or PS3"?

I don't have a PSP, is there some functionality I don't know about where the ps3 will play PSP games?"

These are PS1 games, not PSP games. Both PS3 and PSP will pay PS1 titles

Posted at 3:40AM on Aug 31st 2007 by Extinction

13. Did you know that you could count the number of PSone titles in the EU store on ONE hand.

Really what the hell is going on with SCEE?

Posted at 4:40AM on Aug 31st 2007 by Ali

14. every one look this proves it, no EU update apart from warhawk.

Sony have we Europeans done any thing wrong.... NO
Sony do you get a hell of a lot of income from the EU.... YES

Sony you have screw us over too much now,

I swear if you screw the EU over once more then.... then...... DAMN IT I CANT DO ANYTHING!!!

At least Threespeech heard our crys and is trying to make you do more for us

Posted at 6:46PM on Aug 31st 2007 by White_hell

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