Sony offers digital rebates for the Last Guy: Japan Premium

By Spencer . August 21, 2008 . 7:31pm

lgjp.jpgNorth America, Europe, well everywhere else, but Japan are lucky when it comes to the Last Guy. Sony released a free demo which is a slightly extended version of the Last Guy: Japan Premium on the PlayStation Store today. The difference is you don’t have to pay 500 yen ($4.50) to give the game a try. Sure, the free demo doesn’t let players explore all of Asakusa, have VIPs or the online ranking system. But the Last Guy: Japan Premium is really a glorified demo with a premium price.


Sony Computer Entertainment Japan is sort of making it up to people who purchased the Last Guy: Japan Premium by refunding the spent 500 yen to the linked PSN e-mail address if you buy the Last Guy between August 28, the launch date, and October 30. If you don’t purchase the full game by then you’re out of luck. I suppose you can call this an upgrade since the price for the actual game wasn’t revealed when the Last Guy Japan Premium came out. Sony Japan needs to be more candid about these things and offer more demos to Japan for free.


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  • Aoshi00

    Man, so they’re stuck w/ losing 500 yen or spending 1,500 yen more… Good thing I haven’t gotten the “premium” pack on impulse. Need to try out the demo first, but 2,000 yen is not exactly cheap when it comes to a PSN title. So far I only bought one 5,000 yen ticket and spent it on the PS archives.

  • @Aoshi00 – Yeah seriously. I think the game will be cheaper when it comes out in North America around the same day. I’m planning on forfeiting my 500 yen rebate for a cheaper download from the NA PSN store.

  • Aoshi00

    Yeah, 2000 yen is definitely way too expensive compared to games like Bionic Commando Rearmed ($12) or Ratchet & Clank ($15) that are really worth the price. And to think that Sony made up that lame Mii-like mascot “PSN guy” in a trailer claiming $5 is a steal, w/ a meager one stage. I dig those satellite maps though, I hope price would be reasonable for the US release including all the nice maps. Really don’t feel like buying expansion paks for a downloadable game.

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