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Take down enemies on the move in Resistance: Burning Skies and prepare for E3 with PlayStation this weekend.

Join the Resistance on PS Vita

Ready yourself for the Chimeran invasion of North America as this ferocious enemy threatens the future of mankind. Resistance: Burning Skies is available to buy from your local high street and to download from PlayStation Store – see if you can tackle the Chimera with dual analog sticks and the innovative touchscreen controls of PlayStation Vita this weekend.


Have the ride of your life in SBK Generations

Rev your engine this weekend as SBK Generations races onto PlayStation 3. Are you ready to speed through four seasons and compete to become a world champion? Get your copy now and leave your opponents in the dust.

New to download

There are new games available on PlayStation Store this weekend – pack some punches in Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, available to download now to your PS3.

Try before you buy

Check out great demos from PlayStation Store and see which titles take your fancy. Defy the laws of physics in Gravity Rush on PS Vita, take to the skies in Top Gun Hard Lock and prepare to bring home the gold medal in Summer Stars 2012 on PS3. They’re all free to download so try them out this weekend.

More for your PS3 games

Why not revisit some of your favourite PS3 titles with add-on packs from PlayStation Store over the weekend? Head to new locations with the Mass Effect 3: Rebellion Multiplayer Expansion Pack, or take on a deadly enemy as both Batman and Robin in Batman: Arkham City Harley’s Revenge.

Need more firearms? Impressive new weapons can be found in the PROTOTYPE 2 Excessive Force pack and the Dragon’s Dogma Weapon Pack: The Monster Hunter. If you’re feeling creative, get your hands on the LittleBigPlanet 2 Starhawk Mini Pack and welcome Sackboy into a new frontier.

From the vaults

Take a trip down memory lane this weekend with these PS2 Classics, available to download to your PS3 from PlayStation Store. See if you can escape from enemy territory in Conflict Vietnam, or head to Russia on a search and rescue mission in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon.

E3 is coming

In June 2012, PlayStation takes centre stage at E3 2012. To celebrate, this month’s Level Up is dedicated to a certain Spartan warrior that has gone from strength to strength since his debut at E3 in 2004. Tackle Level Up over at and show the world how much you know about Kratos and the God of War series.

This weekend, you can also decide where you’ll be watching the Sony Computer Entertainment America press conference on Tuesday 6 June at 02:00 BST. Catch the live stream on PlayStation.Blog, or in the official PlayStation Forums at

You can keep up to date with all of the latest news and announcements from the show here at and on PlayStation.Blog, and follow the action on Twitter using the hashtag #psE3.

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