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“In space no one can hear you scream.”

With that simple statement Alien introduced a generation to a universe of face huggers and other things that terrified not only the characters on screen but also audiences everywhere.

The story was simple: A crew of researchers on their way back to Earth stop to investigate a distress call coming from a planet near them. But what they find is a perfect killing machine, an alien that incubates in a human host and then goes on a killing spree. Only the tenacity and resourcefulness of Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) ends the threat from spreading to Earth.

After the first installment was such a hit a sequel was inevitable. So Aliens took Ripley and a group of Marines to the remnants of a human colony that has been ravaged by the parasitic aliens. The movie was a big shift from the original, featuring more overt action where the first was more a dramatic fright fest but was even more successful than the first movie.

Ripley’s story would continue with both Alien3, which introduced audiences to first-time director David Fincher, and Alien: Resurrection, which finished the story 200 years after the events of the third movie.

All four movies are available on PlayStation Store now as Special Editions with Bonus Features. So even if you’ve seen the movies you’ll want to check these out and find out even more.

And now the story continues in the new game Alien: Isolation. Set 15 years after the first movie (meaning it also takes place before Aliens) it features Ripley’s daughter Amanda, who has set out to find out what happened to her mother. The game features the same sort of thrills and chills as the movies as players navigate Amanda through her struggle to not just find out the truth but also simply survive.

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If you’re enjoying the game then you’ll also want to check out the Alien Isolation: Friday Night Gamers playlist on Music Unlimited. Featuring tracks by Lana Del Rey, Soft Moon and a host of others, this is the perfect soundtrack for your gaming.

As always, Sony Entertainment Network is your go-to destination for the best in games, movies, TV shows and music. Where else can you get all this Alien goodness in one place without leaving home?

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For this month’s Flash Sale, we’re offering discounts on dozens of games and movies. Grab Hatsune Miku: Project Diva, Bayonetta, Fat Princess, Portal 2 and more for up to 85% percent off today through Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

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Visit PlayStation Blog for a full list of movies and games on sale and other details.

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Here’s this week’s PlayStation Store update.

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Fight for survival and experience profound fear in The Evil Within, a perfect blend of horror and action. Play it now on PS3 and PS4.

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Launch yourself into the universe and shoot ‘n’ loot your way onto Pandora’s moon in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel for PS3.

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Pre-order Lords of the Fallen today and get access to Demonic Weapons DLC and Monk’s Decipher DLC as a bonus. Play this epic title on 10/28 starting midnight Pacific Time.

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On 10/21 you will be able to play Nickelodeon’s popular animated series The Legend of Korra on PS4. Pre-order it today.

See the full PlayStation Store update here.

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For fans who want the total package, Ultimate Editions bring it all together. Not only do you get the core game but also all the playable add-on content.

Now you can get up to 67% off (up to 85% if you’re a PS Plus member) for a limited time on a long list of Ultimate Editions, including six brand new ones.

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Visit PlayStation.Blog for a full list of titles on sale.

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Here’s this week’s PlayStation Store update.

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Hit the court with life-like graphics, realistic gameplay and more in NBA 2K15, which features an incredible soundtrack curated by famed producer and musician, Pharrell. Play it now on PS3 and PS4.

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Drive together, win together! That’s the name of the game in DRIVECLUB for PS4. Race against your buddies and earn rewards together in your own exclusive car club.

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Get ready, because a couple huge titles are coming. Pre-order WWE 2K15 for PS4 and get two generations of Sting Pack as a bonus. Also, pre-order Grand Theft Auto V for PS4 and get $1,000,000 of in-game cash. If you pre-order before 11/3, you’ll also get an additional $300,000 in-game for Grand Theft Auto Online, only on the PlayStation Store. Look for both of these popular games to officially release on 11/18 starting midnight Pacific Time.

See the full PlayStation Store update here.

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Here’s this week’s PlayStation Store update.

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Fight through Mordor, discover the origins of the Rings of Power and confront the evil of Sauron in Middle-Earth Shadow of Mordor Legion Edition for PS4™.

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In Persona 4 Arena Ultimax for PS3™, you will join forces with others to apprehend the culprit who is responsible for the mysterious red fog that is hovering over the real world.

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Pre-order Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and receive an exclusive theme for your PS3™ system’s XMB™ menu screen in your download list after checking out. You’ll also be able to access the Shock-Drop Challenge Map as bonus. Play on 10/14 starting midnight Eastern.

See the full PlayStation Store update here.

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We’ve got quite the deal for you: Today through October 28, 2014, when you spend $100 or more on PlayStation Store using your SEN Wallet you’ll get $15 in credit.

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That means when you spend $100 watching a Hollywood blockbuster like The Amazing Spider-Man 2, keeping up on favorite TV shows like The Walking Dead or buying some hot new game titles, you’ll get $15 in credit to enjoy even more.

Find more details on PlayStation Blog.

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Here’s this week’s PlayStation Store update.

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Get ready to experience soccer (or futbol, if you prefer), like never before in FIFA 15. For the first time, players on the pitch will be connected with Emotional Intelligence, meaning they will react to opponents, teammates and even the intensity of the crowd.

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On the hunt for some deals? Save up to 50% off of your favorite Assassin’s Creed titles, including Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Assassin’s Creed Revelations and more.

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Pre-order Sleeping Dogs™ Definitive Edition for the PlayStation 4 and receive 10% off! Play the game on 10/14 starting midnight Eastern.

See the full PlayStation Store update here.

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Bring some high-octane thrills to your gaming by picking up some racing games in the September Flash Sale on PlayStation Store.

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Over 25 games are on sale for up to 75% off now through 12:00PM Pacific on Monday 9/22. Get more details, including a full list of the discounted games, here.

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Here’s this week’s PlayStation Store update.

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Guide the girl through paths full of danger and teach her the difference between right and wrong in Murasaki Baby.

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Kick, punch and fight all the way to the top as one of the 100 playable characters spanning the entire Naruto and Naruto Shippuden anime arcs in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution.

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Continuing the martial arts theme, KickBeat Special Edition provides an innovative blend of rhythm, Kung Fu and high-energy music.

See the full PlayStation Store update here.

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