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Japan Getting Metal Gear Rising Super Slim Bundle

Japanese PlayStation 3 owners will be treated to a sumptuous ‘Zan Datsu’ edition of Sony’s flagship console to coincide with the launch of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

The bundle includes a custom-designed 250GB PS3 Super Slim, a DualShock pad, a copy of Metal Gear Rising and download codes for a PS3 theme and the Cyborg Ninja costume. Gematsu reports that it’ll cost 31,960 yen.

Elsewhere, Siliconera has caught wind of a Metal Gear Rising demo that will land on PSN in Japan on December 13. Apparently it’s the same one packaged with the Zone of the Enders HD Collection that the gaming press has been lapping up. No word on a western release but we’ll keep you posted.

Metal Gear Rising will be unleashed in stores for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in February 2013. In Japan the game is a PS3-exclusive and won’t be released there for Microsoft’s console.

Source: PlayStation Universe

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is Here!

Throughout its almost 20-year history, PlayStation has allowed us as players to explore new worlds, triumph over adversaries, and realize our dreams of rapping superstardom. Three years ago, SuperBot Entertainment, BluePoint Games, and Santa Monica Studio set out to create a game that pays tribute to the amazing memories we as PlayStation fans have all experienced together. Today is the day that we’re able to share that game with you. PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale has arrived!

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale is a celebration of the PlayStation history: its characters, its universes, and most importantly, its fans. And what better way to celebrate that with some good old-fashioned butt-kicking! In PlayStation All-Stars, up to four players can simultaneously control any of the 20 great PlayStation characters featured on our roster, including Kratos from God of War, Nathan Drake from UNCHARTED, Sackboy from LittleBigPlanet, Big Daddy from BioShock, and Dante from DmC Devil May Cry, and fight it out brawler-style on one of our 14 levels, each one created by mashing up two PlayStation worlds — like the topsy-turvy world of LocoRoco mixed with the war-torn battlefields of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance.

While our Versus Mode, which pits player against player (against player, against player) will undoubtedly provide endless memorable experiences, venture into Arcade Mode to find out what brings all of these great characters together into one crazy world. And if you’re strong enough, discover what it’s like to face the oldest and most powerful PlayStation All-Star, Polygon Man. Or, head over into the Combat Trials Mode to learn the ins and outs of the Battle Royale combat system. Insight into the various fight mechanics and individual character instructions come together in the form of a fun yet educational mode. And when you’re ready, jump online to challenge the world in either our Tournament or Quick Match Modes, which offer what we feel is an online multiplayer experience virtually indistinguishable from offline play.

Available on both PS3 and PS Vita (digital and retail), PlayStation All-Stars takes full advantage of the interconnectivity between the two platforms via Cross Play, allowing players to battle it out against one another on either device. Owners of both a PS3 and PS Vita can even transfer their saves from one machine to the other, allowing PlayStation All-Stars to be played wherever the fans want to play it. And best of all, if you purchase the PS3 version of the game,you get the PS Vita version at no extra cost! There’s no reason not to take advantage of such a great deal. As a friendly reminder, in order to redeem your digital PS Vita copy form the PS3 on-disc benefit, you’ll need to ensure your PS3 system is updated to the latest firmware, version 4.31.

Source: PlayStation Blog

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Special Packages

Konami announced two special edition version of its upcoming title Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and they hold quite a bit.

The two different packages are called the Premium Package and the Premium Package Konami Style Special Edition. Within the sizely box of the Premium Package includes a movable and disassemblable (in terms of slicing part) Dwarf Gekko, official artwork, and a disc of extra video content. This is only announced formally for Japan, and it’s expected to run 9,980 yen.

The Premium Package Konami Style Special Edition will include all of the things from the first package alongside a Raiden figurine shown below:

This package is set to run 12,980 yen. Again, this is announced formally for Japan. However, the US Amazon site has a special edition listed, though the details on it are limited. Hopefully, one of these makes it over to both the US and the UK.

Source: PlayStation Universe