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Plunge into the madness of Arkham City, head out on an intergalactic adventure and get your party started on PlayStation this weekend.

Can you escape the Creature Collector with Ratchet and Clank?

A crime-solving Lombax, a loyal robot, an evil doctor and a cowardly space captain join forces this weekend in Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One on PlayStation 3. Team up with this unlikely foursome and journey through a hilarious adventure packed with puzzles, battles and explosive action. Get your hands, paws or mechanical fingers on a copy today.

The Dark Knight has returned

That’s right, the hugely anticipated Batman: Arkham City has arrived on PS3. Playing host to criminal masterminds, thugs and dangerous gangsters, Arkham City is a vast district set within the heart of Gotham City. It awaits you with a brand new storyline featuring classic characters and villains from the Batman universe. Swoop in and pick up your copy today.

Are you ready to join the DanceStar Party?

The weekend is upon us, so what better reason to grab a PlayStation Move motion controller and bust some funky moves with your friends? Turn up the volume for DanceStar Party on PS3 – the perfect way to learn the hottest dance routines of stars like Rihanna, Jessie J and Basement Jaxx and get everyone round for a boogie.

Go walkies with The Sims

Enjoy all the fun of owning a cat or dog with none of the mess in The Sims 3 Pets on PS3. Breed your own animals and teach them skills to turn them into a Sim’s best friend or a naughty companion.

Investigate the mystery of a lifetime with Tintin

Hunt for precious scrolls that may lead Tintin, Snowy and Captain Haddock to one of the greatest sunken treasures in The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn on PlayStation 3. It’s available in stunning stereoscopic 3D, so grab your 3D glasses and get ready for an action-packed journey around the world.

Open up a can of worms

Head to the tee in Worms Crazy Golf – it’s loaded with bizarre puzzles, hilarious challenges and exploding hazards to keep you entertained all weekend. Download it to your PS3 from PlayStation Store.

GT5 driving downloads

Gran Turismo 5 fans, start your engines – there is now tons more great content for you to download for GT5 including picturesque courses, amazing cars and great driving gear. Make a pit stop at PlayStation Store this weekend to check it out.

Battle with penguins as Hardboiled Chicken

Hardboiled Chicken was flying high until the penguin dictator, Putzki, came along. Battle to overthrow Putzki, uncover the truth about the mysterious penguin party and reveal secrets about Hardboiled Chicken’s own past on PS3. Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken is nesting in PlayStation Store – go download it now.

Explore the colourful land of Okabu

Help a tiny tribe save their home this weekend in Okabu. Take on the role of two enchanting cloud-whales and help to bring their once luscious land back to life. Download Okabu from PlayStation Store to your PS3 now – the Yorubu tribe need you.

Get a taste of the race

Whet your appetite for the release of Need For Speed The Run on PlayStation 3 with the free demo – race to PlayStation Store and download it over the weekend.

Discover Your Legacy on Facebook

Ever wanted to step into the Animus? See how you’re linked to the Brotherhood of Assassins with the Assassin’s Creed Revelations Discover Your Legacy app on Facebook. Watch as your legacy unfolds and discover how ancient conspiracies unravel around you.

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