PlayStation news: Weekend Essentials 68

Box with Fight Night Champion, download Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike and rev your engines for GT Academy with PlayStation this weekend.

Throw down with Fight Night Champion Ding! Ding! The champ returns to the ring on PlayStation 3.In Fight Night Champion you can now create your very own online gym with your friends via PlayStation Network and battle your way through an epic single player campaign filled with blood, sweat and right hooks. Hit the canvas this weekend with Fight Night Champion on PS3.

Another blast of PixelJunk brilliance PixelJunk Shooter 2 fires its way onto PlayStation Store this week with a whole new set of levels, enemies, weapons and a dynamic lighting system. Download it today and shoot it out in a subterranean world on your own or in offline two player mode.

Call of Duty: Black Ops First StrikeThe first downloadable game pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops has arrived and it’s jammed with all new multiplayer maps for you to test your mettle on. New maps include the Berlin Wall, Discovery, Stadium and Kowloon. Lock ‘n’ load and download Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike from PlayStation Store today.

Get severed with Dead Space 2Finished Dead Space 2 yet? Tingling for more terror? Tingle no more because Dead Space 2: Severed for PS3 is here. The game pack features two single player chapters to slice and dice your way through, in a story that runs parallel to the events of Dead Space 2. Scare yourself this weekend and download Dead Space 2: Severed.

FINAL FANTASY II and Legacy of Kain on PS StoreTwo PS one Classics arrive on PlayStation Store this weekend. First up is the acclaimed role-playing game, FINAL FANTASY II, followed closely by the action-packed Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver from developer Crystal Dynamics. Download them both from PlayStation Store today for a taste of PlayStation nostalgia.

Rev your engines for GT Academy The GT Academy Time Trials are taking place right now, and you can turn your dream into a reality with Nissan and PlayStation in 2011 by becoming a certified racing driver. Yes, you read that right. What are you waiting far? Fire up your copy of Gran Turismo 5, then access the Seasonal Events mode to take part in the GT Academy Time Trials today.


Become a part of the Gamocracy Ever wanted to make your own game? Then head to and take part in this historic event where you can have a say in the brand new game coming in 2011 from The Bearded Ladies Consulting. The best ideas will be posted on where a public vote will decide which idea will be used.

Can you survive the Apocalypse? The spectacularly destructive MotorStorm: Apocalypse is almost here and in celebration of the latest game in the series, a brand new website dedicated to all things MotorStorm has launched. Race over to and get your festival fix this weekend.

Visit to win, win, win! Don’t forget to check out this weekend for a whole host of PlayStation themed entertainment. We’re giving you the chance to get your hands on a copy of the mighty Killzone 3 on PS3. There’s also a chance to bag a voucher code to download a copy of Tales from Space: About a Blob and a T-shirt, so there’s something for everyone to win on this weekend.

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