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This week on PlayStation Network… 'Trine'!

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Something for everyone this week - critically-acclaimed puzzle-platformer Trine finally lands on consoles, along with Bomberman and Command & Conquer. There are also plenty of DLC and demos to get hold of, including the eagerly-awaited hands-on teaser of PES 2010.

Games

Trine: Following a spell on the PC, the puzzle-platformer finally makes it to PSN and with a lower price point in tow (£15.99). After three heroes stumble upon a mysterious artefact that glues them together, you can flick between them to solve puzzles and progress past enemies. It's like an action-oriented The Lost Vikings, if the Blizzard platformer rings any bells. While there's only one character on the screen at once, three players can control the members if you have two extra controllers handy.

Sporting a lush 3D art-style with side-scrolling action, each character (an archer, wizard and a knight) has unique abilities, and comes with some interesting physics with the platform-creating wizard, who can draw shapes with the right analogue stick. One half of the game is simply completing each stage, while another is finding the secrets nestled away in corners. It's one of the few downloadable titles to offer an elusive Platinum Trophy, ramping up the longevity considerably. It meshes new and old game styles together nicely, and although it might seem pricey for a downloadable title, it offers plenty of bang for your buck.

Bomberman Ultra: Combining the feature sets of both Bomberman Live on Xbox Live and Bomberman Blast on WiiWare, this is a very tantalising package. £7.99 gives you online play, challenges and customisation with wacky costumes, along with that timeless bomb-planting game play we all know and love.

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3: Commander's Challenge: An arcade version of the over-the-top RTS series, Commander's Challenge offers 50 standalone challenges to complete. Each one is score or timed-based, with successful completion unlocking new units and technology to use in the subsequent one. It can be downloaded for £7.99.

Demos

PES 2010: This demo of the yearly football franchise gives you a taste of an exhibition match playing as either Liverpool, Barcelona, Spain, Italy, France and Germany. The finished product will arrive on shop shelves on October 23.

Also available is a demo of NBA Live 10, due for release on October 6.

Downloadable Content

Batman: Arkham Asylum: While PS3 owners have already got their hands on exclusive DLC, the multiplatform Insane Night Map Pack is now available. It's also free, so don't pass it up.

Also available is a Gary Player Pack for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10, priced at £3.19 for one week only, as well as new DLC for Red Faction Guerrilla (Multiplayer Pack 2 at £5.49) and Midnight Club LA: South Central (Ultimate Content Pack at £7.99).

Track Packs

Rock Band: Singles at 99p each or £2.49 for the Anvil pack.

Anvil singles: '666', 'Metal On Metal', 'This Is Thirteen'
Dinosaur Jr: 'Pick Me Up', 'The Wagon'
The Guess Who: 'Hand Me Down World', 'No Time'
Tenacious D: 'Rock Your Socks', 'Tribute'
Anvil pack 01: '666', 'Metal On Metal', 'This Is Thirteen'

Guitar Hero 5: AVI fans can mop up singles or a track pack at £1.59 and £4.39 respectively.

AFI Track Pack / Singles: 'Beautiful Thieves', 'Girls Not Grey', 'The Missing Frame'

PSP Downloads

Day-in-date with the retail release, Need For Speed: SHIFT is a portable version of the simulation take in the franchise, available for £29.99. You can also download free quests from Dynasty Warriors: Strikeforce, as well as two tracks for Rock Band Unplugged for 99p each: 'Back From The Dead' by Spinal Tap, and 'Bring Me Back To Life' by Evanescence.

What did you pick up this week? Add a comment in the space below!

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