PS3 Slim news: Weekend Essentials 54

PSP gets its own EyePet and Harry Potter returns on PS3. Check out our essential guide to what’s new on PlayStation this weekend.

Join the Brotherhood

Become a Master Assassin this weekend as you take on the role of the deadly Ezio in Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood on PlayStation 3. Enter the unpredictable city of Rome and rally other assassins to form your Brotherhood. If you can’t get enough of Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, check out the exclusive and free downloadable mission, Copernicus Conspiracy, available from PlayStation Store.

In the jungle…

Become a cheeky chimp and take part in some hilarious puzzle games in Jungle Party – out now on PSP. Play with up to three friends, hurl coconuts at your opponents’ lily pads and even take a bath with a gorilla in a fun-packed range of crazy jungle tasks for monkeys of all ages.


Why not get some fresh air this weekend and take your EyePet for a stroll? Pick up EyePet on PSP today, then go exploring for treasure – and don’t forget to wash, feed and care for your EyePet in your Pet Home.

Start your engines

Get behind the wheel of some amazing supercars this weekend as Need for Speed Hot Pursuit races onto PlayStation 3. Go wheel to wheel with other racers and share your experiences, pictures and challenges.

It’s a kind of magic

Wands at the ready, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1: The Videogame releases this weekend on PlayStation 3. Battle against Voldemort’s army of Snatchers, Death Eaters and Dementors using an arsenal of magic spells.

A collection fit for a prince

Revisit the brilliant PlayStation 2 games The Sands of Time, The Warrior Within and The Two Thrones, thanks to Prince of Persia HD Trilogy on PS3. Enjoy some adventure classics, remastered with High Definition visuals and stereoscopic 3D. The Sands of Time is also available as a separate download on PlayStation Store if you want to take each adventure at a more leisurely pace.

Play it again with PlayTV

Have you enjoyed the brilliant PlayTV yet? Enabling you to record, pause and watch digital television on your PlayStation 3, the little black box is the perfect bit of kit to unlock the potential of your TV. And now it’s even better than ever with a range of new features, such as Live Chat which lets you text chat with friends and other PlayStation Network users while watching live TV. Download the PlayTV Live Chat Upgrade from PlayStation Store today.

Get in gear with Gran Turismo 5

To celebrate the release of Gran Turismo 5, you can be the envy of your friends by winning a copy of the exclusive Signature Edition of the game. As well as over 1,000 cars and more than 70 tracks, the Signature Edition includes a coffee table book featuring the cars of the game and a Gran Turismo 5 branded Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG 1:43 model car.

Find out about the incredible Signature Edition and how to win a copy at our competitions section.

Unleash the Force

In the search for his fugitive apprentice, Darth Vader could do worse than check out There he’d find a highly collectible life-sized statue of Starkiller himself, ready to be given away to one lucky winner.

To be in with a chance of winning, check out our competitions section.

Everybody do the dinosaur

Eager for more Sackboy? Then head over to for news of a brand new instalment. Sackboy’s Prehistoric Moves, compatible with PlayStation Move, is coming soon, so head over to the PlayStation Blog for all the announcement details.

Don’t forget to check next week for full coverage of the launch of Gran Turismo 5, including all the news from the huge Madrid launch event.

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