PSN Thursday: Prepping for the holidays ... oh yeah, and Final Fantasy VIII


This will be the final "normal" PSN Thursday of 2009. Next week the update will occur on Tuesday, December 22, and there will be no update the following week.

Let's be honest, though, there's plenty of great downloadable games and DLC available that one week without an update isn't going to be that painful. For those who've been practicing their aversion to fun this year and are ready to accept joy, now's the time to check out some of this year's PSN titles like Fat Princess, Critter Crunch and PixelJunk Shooter. Also, today's update adds Final Fantasy VIII. Any other great downloadable titles from 2009 worth mentioning? Check out the full PSN update after the break.

Choose your platform to view the corresponding release list:

(Note: Continue past the break to view both release lists.)


Downloadable Games
  • Puzzlegeddon ($9.99)
Demos
  • Gran Turismo 5 Time Trial Challenge
  • Army of TWO: The 40th Day
  • TV Show King
  • Guitar Hero Van Halen
  • Diner Dash
  • Puzzlegeddon
PSone Classics
  • Final Fantasy VIII ($9.99)
Add-on Content
  • PAIN Red Jimmy Character ($0.99)
  • SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Confrontation Cold Front ($9.99)
  • Brutal Legend Hammer Of Infinite Fate ($4.99)
  • NBA 10 Holiday Shoe Pack (free)
  • Guitar Hero 5
    • "Hi-Speed Soul" by Nada Surf ($1.99)
    • "Sister Jack" by Spoon ($1.99)
    • "Cut Your Hair" by Pavement ($1.99)
    • Indie Rock Track Pack ($5.49) - Downloadable Track Pack featuring "Hi-Speed Soul" by Nada Surf, "Cut Your Hair" by Pavement, and "Sister Jack" by Spoon.
Videos
  • ModNation Racers "Express Yourself" Trailer
  • SOCOM: Fireteam Bravo 3 Dev Diary #1
  • Critter Crunch "A Barf in the Night" Trailer
  • Mushroom Wars Trailer 2
  • High Velocity Bowling Jarvis & Ginger Trailer
  • Red Dead Redemption Trailer 2
  • Planet 51 Launch Trailer
  • NBA UNRIVALED Trailer
Themes and Wallpapers
  • Smash Cars Theme (free)
  • Digger HD Theme (free)
  • Mushroom Wars Theme (free)
  • Smash Cars B&W Theme (Free)
  • Gravity Crash Theme (Free)
  • Guitar Hero Van Halen Theme (Free)
  • Assassin's Creed II Ezio Theme ($0.99)
  • Bianca Premium Plus Theme ($1.99)
  • Lindsay Kaye Theme ($1.99)
  • The Hangover Theme ($1.99)
  • Transformers 2 Theme ($1.99)
  • STAR TREK: TOS Dynamic Theme Dual Pack $4.99
  • STAR TREK: TOS Blue Edition Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • STAR TREK: TOS Red Edition Dynamic Theme ($2.99)
  • Gaze Theme ($1.99)
  • Tropical Paradise Theme ($1.49)
  • UNCHARTED 2: Among Thieves Wallpaper 3
  • Gravity Crash Sun Wallpaper


PSP Content
Downloadable Games
  • BUZZ! Quiz World ($19.99)
  • Sega Rally Revo ($15.99)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Plus ($9.99)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops ($14.99)
  • Metal Gear Solid Digital Graphic Novel ($9.99)
  • F1 2009 ($39.99)
  • Ridge Racer ($14.99)
PSone Classics
  • Final Fantasy VIII ($5.99)
PSP minis
  • Heracles Chariot Racing ($4.99)
  • Spot the Differences! ($2.99)
Game Videos
  • Tekken 6 PSP Trailer
  • Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines Gameplay Sizzle Trailer
  • Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines Launch Trailer
PSP Themes
  • Tropical Paradise PSP Theme ($1.49)
  • Pinball Heroes: High Velocity Bowling PSP Theme (free)
  • Pinball Heroes: Uncharted PSP Theme (free)
  • Gaze PSP Theme 1 ($1.49)
  • Gaze PSP Theme 2 ($1.49)
  • Off the Beat - Pursuit PSP Theme ($1.49)
  • Off the Beat - Hang Out PSP Theme ($1.49)
  • Transformers 2 PSP Theme ($1.49)
  • The Hangover PSP Theme ($1.99)
  • Pinball Heroes: High Velocity Bowling PSP Theme (free)
  • Pinball Heroes: Uncharted PSP Theme (free)

This article was originally published on Joystiq.