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PlayStation Store Update: App, Section 8: Prejudice

Sony updates virtual storefront with software engineering tool, TimeGate's sci-fi shooter; Dragon Age II and Homefront DLC, Deadliest Warrior: Legends, and Back to the Future conclusion also out.


No Caption Provided Sony added a host of new content to its online store this week, but the main attraction is not a game but an application.

Leading the pack this week is the $100 application. Described by Sony as a software server application, the tool is intended for designers to create software using the PlayStation Move controller, PlayStation 3, PC, and PlayStation Eye.

According to Sony, the application is aimed at "academic researchers, university instructors, college students, programming hobbyists, and HCI developers." hooks up to the PC, which affords users the ability to use the PlayStation Move controller as an input device to "supply sensor data" for a PC application. For more on the app, check out the user's guide.

Section 8: Prejudice fires up today on the PSN.
Section 8: Prejudice fires up today on the PSN.

Also out now on the PlayStation Network is TimeGate Studios' Section 8: Prejudice ($15). Released on the Xbox 360 in April, the game includes two new multiplayer game modes: Skirmish and Assault.

Additionally, those who purchase the game this week will score the Blitz Armor pack and the Overdrive map pack for free. Further, the first 1,000 PlayStation Plus subscribers to purchase Section 8: Prejudice will be awarded the in-game Hunter Armor, as well as a digital copy of the well-received original Section 8.

Gamers looking to add to their copies of BioWare's Dragon Age II can grab the Legacy downloadable content ($10) today. In the content, gamers will suit up again as protagonist Hawke and travel to an ancient Grey Warden prison and uncover additional details about his family history. Additionally, Hawke will visit new environments, battle new and "improved" enemies, craft a deadly weapon, and ultimately come face-to-face with a terrible horror.

Players looking for new environments to battle in inside THQ's near-future shooter Homefront can grab the Fire Sale map pack ($3) today. The DLC includes two new environments set on American soil: Spillway and Big Box.

Also out now on the PlayStation Network is Deadliest Warrior: Legends ($10). A follow-up to last summer's tepidly received Deadliest Warrior: The Game, the new installment adds a host of classic combatants.

In Legends, gamers will control deadly warriors and take on famous figures like Alexander the Great, Attila the Hun, Genghis Khan, Hannibal, Hernan Cortes, Shaka Zulu, Sun Tzu, Vlad the Impaler, and William Wallace.

The last two new PlayStation 3 games out this week are Golden Axe ($5) and Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 5: OUTATIME (free with $20 season pass purchase).

A full list of the week's deals and new PlayStation Store content, including themes, wallpapers, demos, discounts, and add-on content, is available on the PlayStation Blog.

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