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  • Guide Mortal Kombat 11 - All Confirmed Characters

    Every MK 11 fighter revealed so far

    Which characters have been confirmed for Mortal Kombat 11? Warner Bros has granted NetherRealm Studios another eye-watering budget to make the latest MK game its goriest yet, and with high-profile celebrities like Ronda Rousey attached to the project, you can expect this brawler to be one of the best-selling...

    • Mortal Kombat 11
    • Characters
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News The Walking Dead: The Final Season's Last Episode Gets an Emotional New Trailer

    Take Us Back

    The grand finale of The Walking Dead: The Final Season is right around the corner. Episode 4 releases on 26th March, and to mark the occasion, a new trailer has been released, showing off the cast of characters as they struggle against an encroaching horde of zombies. It's all set to a sombre lullaby, of course. It'll be interesting to...

    • Skybound Games
    • PS4
    • The Walking Dead
    • Trailers
  • News Double Fine Announces Post-Apocalyptic Roguelike RAD, Coming to PS4 This Year

    That's rad

    You can always count on Double Fine to put a unique spin on something, and that's what it's done with RAD, just announced for PS4. It's a roguelike action game set in a world that's been devastated by armageddon twice, now roamed by mutants and bereft of humanity. Players take control of a teenager who is tasked with entering the Fallow,...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • RAD
    • Announcements
  • Reaction How Will Google's Stadia Affect PlayStation?

    Cloud strife

    Google announced its ambitious game streaming platform Stadia this week, and it’s a hot point of conversation for the entire industry. But does it represent a paradigm shift in terms of game delivery, and what does it all mean for PlayStation moving forward? Our esteemed editors weigh in. Sammy Barker, Editor: Even a root canal...

    • Google
    • Sony
    • Stadia
    • Reaction
    • Features
  • News Quantic Dream's Detroit: Become Human Heading to PC

    Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls also lined up for Epic Games Store

    Humanity has a price, and Epic Games is willing to pay it. Quantic Dream’s trilogy of ex-PlayStation exclusives are coming to the PC, which means that Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls, and Detroit: Become Human will no longer be tethered solely to Sony’s systems. Controversially, the...

    • GDC 2019
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PC
    • Quantic Dream
  • News 10 Years Later, Killzone 2 Is Still a Stunning Visual and Technical Showcase

    Sev! Sev! SEV!

    Phwoar, remember Killzone 2? The PlayStation 3 exclusive hit with a bang back in February 2009, and it was the first time Guerrilla Games really blew people away with its mastery of Sony's tech. The Dutch developer would go on to craft the gorgeous Horizon: Zero Dawn on PlayStation 4, but let's just take a moment to remember the...

    • Sony
    • PS3
    • Killzone
  • News The Full, 136 Song Devil May Cry 5 Soundtrack Is Now on Spotify

    And it's glorious

    136 songs played over the course of 4 hours and 48 minutes, the entire Devil May Cry 5 soundtrack is now available on music streaming service Spotify. It's only just released, so searching for 'Devil May Cry 5' may not bring it up. Instead, search for 'Capcom Sound Team' and you should find the whole soundtrack as an album under...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Devil May Cry
    • Spotify
  • News Observation Will Hand Over Its AI Controls on 21st May

    Release date and pre-order discount confirmed

    Observation, the latest title from indie heavyweight publisher Devolver Digital, has just popped up on the PlayStation Store for pre-order. It's set to release on 21st May with a slight discount available for PlayStation Plus subscribers, bringing the price down to £17.99. In case you're unaware, the...

    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • Observation
    • Release Dates
  • News GT Goku Officially Revealed for Dragon Ball FighterZ

    The little monkey

    Yep, if you haven't already heard, the leaks were real. Bandai Namco has confirmed that Goku from Dragon Ball GT is the next DLC character coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ. The reaction online has been rather divided, with a lot of players saying that there are just too many damn Gokus in the game at this point. The title already...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • DLC
  • News Free Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2 Lite Is Out Now on PS4

    Rock the dragon

    Head on over to the PlayStation Store right now and you should find Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2 Lite -- the newly released, free version of Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2. It features several story missions and the ability to battle online with other players. What's more, any progress that you make in Lite will carry over to the full game...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Free
  • News Japanese Sales Charts: The Division 2 Beats One Piece: World Seeker on PS4

    Looted

    The latest Japanese software charts are in, and it's The Division 2 that's snagged the top spot this time around. Ubisoft's open world looter shooter did a decent 64,000 copies on PlayStation 4 at retail, which was enough to propel it straight to number one. Not too far behind was One Piece: World Seeker with 51,000 copies. That's not...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • Media Create
  • News Kill la Kill - IF Release Date Confirmed, Blasts onto PS4 This Summer

    Killing it

    That great looking Kill la Kill brawler, Kill la Kill - IF, has a confirmed release date. Publisher PQube has the PlayStation 4 title nailed on the 26th July in both North America and Europe. Nothing like a bit of hot summer action. A new trailer's also been released, which we've embedded above. Gosh darn, it looks suitably mental (and...

    • PQube
    • PS4
    • Kill la Kill
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News New Yakuza Game In Development on PS4, Stars a Fresh Main Character

    Ichiban Kasuga's your man

    SEGA has confirmed that there's a new Yakuza game in the works for PlayStation 4. It doesn't have an official title right now, but the project will star new character Ichiban Kasuga. Supposedly, the story of Kazuma Kiryu comes to an end with Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, so it's time for a change. Those who have been keeping...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
  • News Konami Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Retro Collections Coming to PS4

    Castlevania! Contra! More!

    Konami might not be in everyone's good books, but the company has been around for a very long time. This year marks its 50th anniversary, and to celebrate, the publisher has announced a trio of legacy collections coming to PS4 in 2019. The first to arrive will be Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection, a pack that...

    • Konami
    • PS4
    • Castlevania
    • Contra
    • Anniversary Collection
  • News Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice PS4 File Size Might Surprise You

    Mini ninjas

    Games these days tend to have huge install sizes, don't they? Red Dead Redemption 2 is famously big, taking up about 100GB of your precious hard drive space. However, it isn't alone; many modern releases are easily north of 50GB, and when you consider PlayStation 4 launched with 500GB of space, it's becoming a bit of an issue. It's...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • News Sony's Got March Madness as Loads of New Offers Begin on EU PlayStation Store

    Discounts galore

    The European PS Store is once again hosting some new deals, but as has become the norm, there's a ludicrous number of games going cheap across various sales. The main offer this time is called March Madness, but Sony has also introduced a PlayStation Retro sale, and there are new games going for less than €20. Let's take a quick...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • Deals

YesterdayTue, 19th Mar 2019

  • News There Are All Sorts of Rumours Flying Around About Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4

    If that's even the game's name

    Over the last week or so, we've been starting to see a wide variety of statements being made about the next instalment of Call of Duty, which most assume to be Modern Warfare 4. Infinity Ward is up next in Activision's development duty merry-go-round, and while the continuation of the Modern Warfare series isn't out of...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
    • Rumours
  • News PS4 Referenced in EA Access Source Code, Adding Fuel to the Fire

    Where there's smoke

    It does seem like EA Access will release on the PlayStation 4 in the near future, as the service was recently spotted on the Brazilian PlayStation Store, and now references to Sony’s console have been discovered on the subscription’s website. While it’s far from conclusive proof, when you consider that t

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • EA Access
  • News Google's Stadia Controller Has an Awful Lot In Common with the PS4's DualShock 4

    The sincerest form of flattery

    You know that the DualShock 4 must be a pretty good controller when a company like Google is copying it. Much like the PlayStation 4's primary peripheral, Google's official Stadia controller has symmetrical analogue sticks, a central home button, and, of course, a share button. Oh, sorry, we mean a capture button...

    • Google
    • Stadia
    • PS4
    • Controller
  • News Google Poised to Announce Potential PlayStation Competitor

    A new challenger approaches

    Google will make a gaming announcement at the Game Developers Conference tomorrow which could rock the industry to its core. Of course, it could also turn out to be another footnote in the tech giant’s list of failed experiments, but there’s no doubt that the top brass at Sony will be tuning into the organisation’s...

    • GDC 2019
    • Google
    • Industry
  • Talking Point PS Now's Delivering Our Streaming Future, So Why Is Sony the Underdog?

    Every cloud and all that

    PlayStation’s history is pocked with missed opportunities. Sony was first to the casual game boom with PlayStation 2 party games like SingStar and Buzz, but it allowed Nintendo to waltz in with the Wii and take that audience away. It was doing controller-less gaming long before anyone at Xbox had even uttered the words...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PC
    • PlayStation Now
    • Industry
  • News Prepare for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice with 20 Minutes of PS4 Pro Gameplay

    Armless

    We're very close to the release of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, with the Japanese action adventure title sneaking up on us in just a few days. Luckily, it's looking like another seriously impressive effort from, er, From Software, a studio that currently has a great track record. In the above video, PlayStation Underground explores a few...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • Videos
  • News PlayStation Could Have Fresh Competition in Stadia, Google's New Game Streaming Platform

    The power of the cloud

    Google just announced Stadia, its new streaming platform for playing video games. In a lot of ways, this could be our first real look at a next-gen console -- except it's not actually a console. The gist of it is that with Stadia, you'll be able to play full games, like Assassin's Creed Odyssey, immediately through the power...

    • Google
    • Stadia
    • Sony
    • PlayStation
    • Industry
  • Guide The Division 2 Endgame - How to Progress Through World Tiers

    Advancing tiers

    How do you reach world tier 5 in The Division 2's endgame? It's the last stage in the looter shooters endgame, but to get there you'll still have to engage with a ton of content, advancing through four world tiers before arriving at the final one. Here's how you reach each world tier in The Division 2. How to Reach the Next World...

    • The Division 2
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Review The Messenger - Pixel Perfect Platforming Action

    Ninja star

    Say what you want about the ubiquity of pixel art, side-scrolling indie games, but the truth is that when done well, they're brilliant. There are a handful of good examples, like Shovel Knight, Celeste, and Freedom Planet, but The Messenger might be the easiest to recommend. This Ninja Gaiden inspired action platformer is the full package...

    • Reviews
    • Devolver Digital
    • PS4
    • The Messenger
  • Review Fate/Extella Link - Weary Warriors Fans, Don't Sleep on This Refined Anime Action

    Tempting fate

    Although it wasn't perfect, we've always been quick to express our fondness for Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star. The 2017 release was a fine hack and slasher, complete with a fleshed out story and a whole roster of interesting characters. It was a rock solid game, and its sequel, Fate/Extella Link, is pretty much the follow-up that we...

    • Reviews
    • Marvelous
    • PS4
    • Fate/Extella Link
  • Store Update 19th March 2019 (Europe)

    Shadows die twice

    Phwoar, that Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is looking alright, isn’t it? It’s undoubtedly the highlight in this week’s European PlayStation Store update, which also sees the arrival of acclaimed indie game, The Messenger. PS4 Games: The Messenger 19th March Steel Rats Demo 19th March Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News ANTHEM Launch 'Rougher' Than BioWare Expected, Says 'the Best Is Yet to Come'

    Got a job for you, freelancer

    ANTHEM's been out for a few weeks now, but it's safe to say that it's struggled to find its footing. From lukewarm critic reviews to increasingly prevalent gameplay issues, it feels like ANTHEM's barely had a chance to establish itself. However, BioWare says that it's still very much committed to the project, and will...

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
  • News This Teaser for Oddworld: Soulstorm Has Us Hyped for the Upcoming Remake

    All aboard

    There's always been something quite captivating about the Oddworld games and the weird, oppressive universe in which they're set. Most recently (okay, 2014 isn't actually that recent), the release of Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty on PlayStation 4 was a great reminder of why the series is so intriguing. And now here we are with a teaser for the...

    • Oddworld
    • Videos
  • News The Division 2 Skill Bug Supposedly Fixed After Game Goes Down for Maintenance

    That was fast, thankfully

    Well, props to Massive Entertainment -- the developer has reportedly managed to fix The Division 2's most frustrating bug. Over the last couple of days, players have stumbled across an issue that basically makes skills unusable. You'd pop out a turret or drone or some other doohickey, and it'd almost immediately disappear...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Division
    • Updates
  • Guide The Division 2 Endgame - How to Reach the Endgame

    Going past 30

    How do you get to The Division 2's endgame? The Division 2's endgame has been a major focus for Ubisoft prior to launch, with the French publisher placing just as much importance on it as as the main campaign. The question is though, how do you reach it? In this guide, we'll tell you everything you need to do in order to reach the...

    • The Division 2
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Castle Crashers Remastered Making Its Way to PS4 This Summer

    Late to the party

    Better late than never, we suppose. As teased last week, developer The Behemoth has announced its popular co-op beat 'em up is coming to PlayStation 4 with Castle Crashers Remastered. Writing on its blog, the studio states the remastered version of the game comes with all previously released DLC, performance and visual...

    • The Behemoth
    • PS4
    • Castle Crashers
    • Announcements
  • Guide The Division 2 Endgame - How to Unlock Specializations

    Picking a weapon

    How do you unlock the Specialization weapons in The Division 2? There are three different guns and skill trees to choose from, and here's how you unlock the ability to choose from. How to Unlock Specializations in The Division 2: In order to unlock Specializations in The Division 2, you'll need to reach the beginning of the...

    • The Division 2
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News My Time at Portia Simulates a Fantastical Life on PS4 Next Month

    Tending to the crops

    My Time at Portia, the role-playing life simulator that received a fairly positive critical reception on PC earlier this year, is coming to PS4 next month. The console version is set to launch on 16th april with a physical version available from select retailers, and you can get a taste of the action that awaits you in the new...

    • Pathea Games
    • PS4
    • My Time at Portia
    • Release Dates
  • Guide Apex Legends - How to Get Free Apex Coins

    Premium for nothing

    How do you get free Apex Coins in Apex Legends? It's the question on everyone's mind who is looking to get as many premium skins as possible, but is it actually doable? The answer is yes, and here's how. How to Get Free Apex Coins in Apex Legends: In order to get free Apex Coins, you'll need to purchase the Battle Pass. This is...

    • Apex Legends
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features

Monday18th Mar 2019

  • News Red Dead Redemption 2 Lighting Supposedly Downgraded Following Patch 1.06 on PS4

    Gosh darn it

    Rockstar's first game built for current gen, Red Dead Redemption 2, is a real looker. Especially when you consider how big and detailed it is, the game's visuals are pretty incredible. However, the technical achievement has supposedly been dulled with the latest update. According to one particularly keen-eyed player, patch 1.06 alters...

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • Red Dead Redemption
  • News Free Version of Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2 Soars West This Week on PS4

    Sparking!

    Following on from the game's Japanese announcement last week, Bandai Namco has confirmed that Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2 Lite is also heading West on PlayStation 4. The free-to-play version of Dragon Ball XenoVerse 2, Lite features five story episodes, online multiplayer, and the Hero Colosseum mode. What's more, you can transfer any progress...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Free
  • News Sony Files Trademark for Long Lost PS4 Exclusive WiLD

    Returning from the wilderness?

    PlayStation 4 exclusive WiLD was originally announced all the way back in 2014. Since then, we've seen little of Michael Ancel's project, with it briefly resurfacing in 2015, and showing up again in 2017. When it was revealed that Ancel was working on

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • WiLD
  • Rumour EA Access Spotted on Brazilian PlayStation Store

    Is it coming to PS4?

    There's nothing like a ropey image to lend credence to a rumour, is there? You may recall publisher EA mention during a conference call that it plans to bring its subscription service, EA Access, to "another major platform" in 2019. Many assumed this major platform to be PlayStation 4, despite Sony's initial stance against it,...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • EA Access
    • Rumours
  • News An Unannounced, 'Fairly Substantial' Second Party PS4 Exclusive Is in the Works, Says Colin Moriarty

    What could it be?

    There's plenty we don't know about what goes on within the game industry, but it's pretty obvious to suggest there are plenty of projects being worked on right now we have no idea exists. Colin Moriarty, forging his own path post-Kinda Funny, no doubt has plenty of connections, so he's probably more in the know than most. In a...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Exclusives
  • Guide Mortal Kombat 11 Closed Beta Test - Dates, Times, Characters

    How to get an MK11 closed beta test code

    Mortal Kombat 11’s closed beta test will fight its way to the PlayStation 4 later this month, but how do you get an MK11 beta code? And what time will the Mortal Kombat 11 closed beta test start and end? We have answers, and a full list of which characters you can expect to play as. Mortal Kombat 11...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Mortal Kombat
    • Betas
    • Guides
  • News Days Gone Details Its Seriously Impressive Photo Mode

    So many options

    PlayStation 4 exclusives sure love their photo modes, don't they? Next in line for release, Days Gone will naturally have its own screenshot-snapping feature, and it's especially in-depth. Detailed on the PlayStation Blog, it sounds pretty impressive. "From the Characters panel, users can toggle character and bike visibility as well...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
  • News Oh Yeah, Generation Zero Is Out on PS4 Next Week

    Have a launch trailer

    Hands up: how many of you remembered Generation Zero is due before the month is out? This open world, co-op FPS from Avalanche Studios has been flying way below the radar, but it's set for release on 26th March. To celebrate the imminent launch, publisher THQ Nordic has posted a new trailer, which you can see above. Described...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • Generation Zero
    • Trailers
  • News Fixing The Division 2's Disastrous Skill Cooldown Bug Is the Developer's 'Highest Priority'

    But it doesn't want to rush

    There's a major bug in The Division 2 right now that's seriously damaging the experience for many a player -- ourselves included. The issue causes skills to malfunction, essentially rendering them useless. Instead of throwing out a turret or deploying a drone and having them operate as expected for a set amount of time,...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • The Division
    • Patches
  • News Bethesda Dates E3 2019 Showcase, Teases DOOM Eternal and 'Much, Much More'

    No Fallout 76, please

    There was recently some speculation that Bethesda may not host its own E3 showcase this year, but those rumours have just been brushed aside. Unlike Sony and EA, Bethesda has confirmed that it will indeed have its own press conference at the event, which will take place on Sunday the 9th June at 17:30 PT. That's 02:30 UK time...

    • Bethesda
    • E3 2019
  • News Octane Finally Confirmed for Apex Legends, Season 1 Battle Pass Arrives Tomorrow on PS4

    Wild Frontier

    Rumours have been circulating regarding Apex Legends for weeks, so it's nice to finally have confirmation from EA. The newest playable character, Octane, has now been officially revealed, and he'll arrive within the game starting tomorrow on PlayStation 4. It seems the leaks about the character were pretty much legit. "His Adrenaline...

    • EA
    • PS4
    • Apex Legends
    • Updates
  • News UK Sales Charts: The Division 2 Shoots to the Top Spot

    But falls short of first game's launch

    Unsurprisingly, Ubisoft's shared world shooter The Division 2 has stormed to number one for its debut in the UK physical chart. This echoes the early success of the game's predecessor, although according to GamesIndustry, the sequel sold only a fifth of what the original game managed in its first week. This is...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Gameplay Overview Trailer Shows You the Way of the Wolf

    Kill ingeniously

    From Software's latest hard-as-nails action game has crept up on us. It's out this Friday on PlayStation 4, and it's looking like another great challenge from the Japanese studio. In this latest trailer for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, a narrator takes us through the basics of what makes the game tick, touching on story, the Shinobi...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • Trailers
  • News Does This Sony Patent Suggest It's Working on a Wireless PSVR?

    Freedom

    Virtual reality is pretty amazing in its current form, but there are definitely areas in which it can be improved. PlayStation VR does its best to limit the number of necessary wires, but depending on what you're playing, the physical connection can be anything from a nuisance to an outright danger. Needless to say, the sooner VR can go...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • PSVR
  • News FAR: Lone Sails Journeys to PS4 on 2nd April

    So far so good

    We played FAR: Lone Sails all the way back at EGX Rezzed last year, and came away pretty impressed. If you've never heard of it before, the game is a sidescrolling adventure in which you must pilot a steampunk vehicle across a dried up seabed. Your little character is trying to catch up with an old civilisation, and so you set off in...

    • Mixtvision
    • PS4
    • FAR: Lone Sails
    • Trailers

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