Slim PS3 news: Weekend Essentials 91

Join the Resistance, become a Space Marine and take a hellish holiday on Dead Island in a packed PlayStation weekend.

You are the Resistance

Small, scattered pockets of humanity are hiding from the Chimera scouring the globe to find them in Resistance 3. Are you ready to step into the shoes of Joseph Capelli and take the fight to one of the most brutal enemies on PlayStation 3?

Prepare for the fight to come by heading to PlayStation Home on your PS3 and taking part in a series of treacherous timed Resistance 3 challenges, then confront the Chimera and lead the human race back from the brink by picking up the latest chapter in the blockbuster series this weekend.

Welcome to Dead Island 

Pack your bags for a holiday you’ll never forget in Dead Island on PS3, as a mysterious zombie outbreak sweeps through a tropical resort, plunging you into a relentless fight for survival. Use melee weapons and discarded firearms to cut a path to safety through the undead hordes.

Greetings from Dead Island on PS3 – wish you were here?  

Be the next legend in NHL 12

Become the next hero of hockey in NHL 12 from EA SPORTS, the coolest sports simulation on PS3. Spend this weekend on the ice perfecting huge slap shots, bone-crunching interceptions and your fighting skills when the gloves come off.

Lead your team to Stanley Cup glory in NHL 12 on PS3.  See the galaxy as a Space Marine

Strap into the hulking battle armour of Captain Titus in Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine and enlist in the legendary Ultramarines. The fearsome Orks have launched a blistering assault on an Imperial Forge World, and it’s up to you to hold them off until Imperial reinforcements arrive.

Stop this vital factory planet falling into Ork hands using any means necessary on PS3.  

Get 10% off Shin Megami Tensai: Persona 3 Portable

Play one of the most absorbing PSP adventures of recent times when you download Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Portable from PlayStation Store. Until 21 September 2011, you’ll get ten per cent off the price of the game too – just one more reason to play this gripping tale of high school demon hunting.

Download some sizzling demos

Unsure of whether you first want to take out global targets for The Network in Bodycount or battle across ancient Greece in God of War Collection Volume II? Then try both demos by downloading them to your PS3 system from PlayStation Store right now. 

Dust off your spirit of adventure in Tomb Raider II

Uncover the final resting place of the mythical Dagger of Xian in Tomb Raider II, as the Lara Croft adventure joins the PS one Classics collection. Download it from PlayStation Store to PS3 and PSP and revisit this memorable journey along the Great Wall of China. 

Gear up with Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Practise your field manoeuvres for Battlefield 3 by downloading the Battlefield: Bad Company 2 bundle, which contains the two exclusive modes granted by the VIP Pass, the Vietnam map pack, the Onslaught co-op modes pack, the SPECACT special forces bundle and the Shortcut kit upgrade bundle.

Download it to PS3 from PlayStation Store while you still have the element of surprise.

Win a copy of Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Augmented Edition

Fancy getting your bionic hands on the rare Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Augmented Edition on PS3? Then head to to be in with a chance of bagging a copy of the game, an exclusive Deus Ex: Human Revolution comic book and many more limited edition goodies.

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