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Fight alongside Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman in DC Universe Online this weekend.

The next legend is you

Shazam! The electrifying comic book adventure of DC Universe Online has arrived on PlayStation 3 to take you on an epic journey. Create your own legendary superhero or villain with a choice of powers, allegiance and costumes, then jump onto PlayStation Network to join thousands of other players in a massive superpowered environment. Where will you go? Who will you battle? What heroic or villainous deeds will you perform? And what is it like to go toe-to-toe or fight side by side with the likes of Superman and The Joker

Get up to super speed with DC Universe Online by checking out our handy primer feature and a behind the scenes look at the game’s creation – no x-ray vision required.

The Chronicles of Lara

PS one Classic Tomb Raider Chronicles transports you to a cold, dark, rainy memorial service… the last resting place of Lara Croft, presumed dead from a perilous quest. Play through an exciting recollection of Lara’s past adventures retold by her colleagues. Download Tomb Raider Chronicles from PlayStation Store for PSP and PlayStation 3 and unearth a gem of a game…

Music, maestro!

Buzz!: The Ultimate Music Quiz puts your trivia knowledge to the test on PSP! Choose the rounds you want to play and the subjects you want to smash, and give your poptastic know-how a challenging boogie.  Up to six players can face the music, so download Buzz!: The Ultimate Music Quiz for PSP from PlayStation Store or pick up a copy from your local shop and give your friends a musical beat down.

Are you game for a drive?

PS3 racing sensation Gran Turismo 5 has some speedy new mini-games to test drive via the GT Facebook app. Speed off with Golden Lap, Shot in the Dark and the all new Fantasy Circuit where you create your own fantasy track using sections of various circuits available in GT5. Go for a spin over at

A wonderful winter offer

Don’t leave your Facebook profile page yet – you can grab yourself a free copy of popular minis puzzler Arctic Adventures: Polar’s Puzzles by taking a trip over to All you have to do is visit the site and follow the instructions to slide into some Arctic action. This special offer closes at the end of January 2011, so act now and make sure you don’t get left out in the cold… 

Make everyone else green with envy

Win an incredible 3D cinema screening of Seth Rogen’s explosive new film, The Green Hornet, for you and your friends by entering our competition over at And if you want to make others even more envious, be the first of your friends to download the PlayStation Official App for your mobile device. Available for iPhone and iPod Touch with OS 4 and above or most Android compatible devices with a minimum of OS 1.6, you can check out your PlayStation Network trophies, discover all the latest games and more, all while on the move.

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