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Sony has just announced the lineup of free games that will be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers next month. 

August's lineup includes Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris and Limbo for PS4, Sound Shapes and Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones for PS4, PS3, and Vita, CastleStorm for PS3 and Vita, and God of War Ascension for PS3; all of these games will be available for free for PlayStation Plus members beginning on August 4th.

PlayStation Store is holding a massive Summer Sale, under way now. The first week's deals will be available through Monday (August 3), and PlayStation Plus members get additional discounts on the sale items. Furthermore, there's a big Sony Santa Monica sale ongoing and more PlayStation Plus specials.

You can view the full list of discounted software inside.

Earlier this month, Square Enix unveiled Dragon Quest Builders, a spin-off to the popular RPG series that draws inspiration from Minecraft. We got to look at a handful of screenshots last week, showcasing the world of the "block building RPG," but today we finally have some footage showing the game in action. You can check it out by clicking below!

Sony revealed a few months ago that they won't be holding a press conference at Gamescom, and until very recently, the official Gamescom website didn't even list them as a show floor exhibitor. That has changed now, as Gamescom has released their show floor layout, and Sony has a huge exhibit that's on par with Microsoft, Activision Blizzard, EA, and Ubisoft. Gamescom attracted over 335,000 people last year, and it's expected to be even bigger this year, so it would have been pretty shocking if Sony had skipped it altogether.

While the first Dragon Quest Heroes has not yet even been released in the West, Square Enix has released some new information on Dragon Quest Heroes II. Just like the first Dragon Quest Heroes game, this installment has a long subtitle, making its full title "Dragon Quest Heroes II: The Twin Kings and the Prophecy of the End."

Hit the jump for more information!

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 follows its predecessor in giving fans a Resident Evil experience with more of the classic survival-horror elements of the past. The episodic adventure began releasing on some platforms back in February, but the promised Vita version was nowhere to be seen. Thankfully, Capcom and Sony have announced today that Resident Evil: Revelations 2 will hit Vita on August 18th. The announcement came alongside a new trailer for the game, which you can check out by clicking below!

Though the game hasn't been out long in Japan, Persona 4: Dancing All Night is getting a new piece of DLC this August. What's unique about this piece of DLC is that it adds a non-Persona character to the lineup! That's right! Everybody's favorite Vocaloid, Hatsune Miku, is making a guest appearance in the rhythm game. Hatsune Miku will be performing "Heaven", a remix of the theme from the Heaven dungeon in Persona 4.

Check out some screenshots of Miku in action after the jump!

It may not be the release date that most Persona fans want, but earlier today, Atlus USA revealed that Persona 4: Dancing All Night will be hitting North America on September 29 for the PlayStation Vita. In addition to the standard edition of the game, Atlus is launching a special Disco Fever edition for $80, which includes a two-disc soundtrack, DLC costumes, a downloadable song, a Teddie keychain, and a Vita skin and pouch. Persona 4: Dancing All Night focuses on the Investigation Team as they search for the missing members of Kanamin Kitchen.

You can check out some new trailers after the jump. Will you be picking this up?

A couple of weeks ago, Square Enix unveiled Dragon Quest Builders, a spin-off to the popular RPG series that appears to draw heavily from Minecraft. We saw very little from the game early on, but Square Enix has released a new batch of screenshots that showcase various landscapes, enemies, and tools. You can check them out by clicking below!

The weekly software and hardware sales numbers for Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and Yokai Watch Busters is still sitting comfortably atop the charts. With another 220,998 units sold this week, the spin-off to the popular 3DS series is just shy of one million copies sold. In second place is Arkham Knight with 48,802 units in its debut week, boosting PlayStation 4 sales by nearly 9,000, making it the second highest-selling hardware for the week. Wii U saw a very slight sales boost from Yoshi's Woolly World, which debuted at number three this week. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

The saga of who will direct the upcoming Minecraft movie continues, although hopefully there won’t be any more surprises. Last year, it was confirmed that Shawn Levy would direct the film, but he quit only two months later after Mojang rejected his script idea. However, they have now found a new director in Rob McElhenney, most famously known for co-creating and co-starring in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Do you think Minecraft will be a success on the big screen?

Game developer Kazuya Niinou used Twitter to reveal that he is the one who is directing the new Dragon Quest game: Dragon Quest Builders. He has experience with RPG's, since he worked on the first Etrian Odyssey game for Atlus. Before that he was the director of Trauma Center: Under the Knife.

Hit the jump for more information about Niinou and Dragon Quest: Builders!

E3 has come and gone, but there are certain to be games in the works that we don't yet know anything about, and one of these games just might be about a gnome apocalypse. Last week, Sony Computer Entertainment America filed a trademark for "Gnomageddon" under the categories of video game software and games that operate in real-time over global and local computer networks. Unfortunately, we don't have any other details at this time, but the name itself is pretty interesting. We'll keep our eyes peeled for more news.

Japanese gamers who would like to give their Sony devices a personal touch can now do exactly that. Sony is offering an engraving service for PlayStation TV and Vita. Customers can choose a font and placement before engraving words of their choosing onto their gaming device. It's a tad pricey at ¥500 (a little more than $4) per character, but it's a pretty cool service nonetheless. So far there's no word of anything similar in the West, but if it's popular enough, it's always a possibility.

Broken Age, the final title of Double Fine Adventure, was one of the first big success stories on Kickstarter. The game had a $400,000 target, but fans pledged over $3.3 million to the game's development. With such incredible support, you might expect that Broken Age was a big financial hit, but that's apparently not the case. According to Double Fine Productions founder Tim Schafer, the game's profits are only enough to help the studio break even. Hit the jump for more!