PS3 news: Weekend Essentials 95

Experience the chilling thrill of a near-future wasteland in RAGE and the dank fear of Dark Souls on PlayStation 3 this weekend.

RAGE against the machine

A grim and gritty first person shooter awaits you in the desolate streets of RAGE on PlayStation 3. The only things between you and the deadly grip of a tyrannical government are your wits, weapons and a range of customisable vehicles. It’s a wasteland out there, with mutants, bandits and other dangerous factions – can you survive?

A dark battle of souls

If the brutally challenging Demon’s Souls wasn’t enough for your skills, then you’re ready for the brilliant sequel, Dark Souls. A PS3 action adventure that delights at putting you to the sword, Dark Souls is a shadowy fantasy where every turn could lead to your doom. Customise your character and explore a universe full of gloomy castles, labyrinthine catacombs and haunted forests. Is your soul ready for the darkness?

Grow with Eufloria

Refreshingly different, Eufloria takes you on a journey of space exploration and plant growth. This original game on PS3 sows the seeds of a classic that you’ll never forget.

Download Eufloria from PlayStation Store and discover its charms for yourself.

Evil comes with a discount

Yet to experience the terror of Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition on PS3? There’s no excuse now – you can enjoy this storming survival horror with 25 per cent off when you download it from PlayStation Store this weekend. The only question you need to ask yourself is whether your nerves are up to the task of playing one of the scariest games ever created… grab your PlayStation Move motion controller and find out.

Never bored with Borderlands

The unmissable Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition on PS3 is available at a discounted price on PlayStation Store. Now you can get this deep and entertaining blast of first person shooter action and all four frenzied downloadable adventures in one package at an unbeatable price. Head over to PlayStation Store this weekend and check it out.

Go Ape

It’s a crazy case of monkey business on PlayStation Store this weekend – join in the fun and download Ape Escape from PlayStation Store for PS3. Use your PS Move motion controller to go bananas with a variety of great gadgets and take part in madcap mini-games.

Crysis point

Intense blaster Crysis is ready for you to download from PlayStation Store so now’s the perfect time to jump on board its blistering blend of sci-fi and enhanced sandbox gameplay. Featuring stereoscopic 3D support for some dazzling visuals, Crysis transports you to an action-packed world you won’t want to leave. ¬†

Don’t miss your chance to meet Kasabian¬†

There’s only a couple of days left to grab your chance to meet Kasabian at their O2 Arena gig in London on 14 December 2011. Visit and enter our competition which could earn you a pair of tickets to the performance and the opportunity to meet the band backstage.

Level Up!

Fancy a bit of fun to keep boredom at bay and show off your video game knowledge? Try your hand at our new monthly quiz, Level Up. Testing your know-how on game news and releases from the previous month, Level Up teases your brain cells with 10 questions using screenshots, music and videos. How many can you get right? Head over to Level Up and challenge your friends.

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