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  • News European Survey on Next-Gen Suggests Gamers Want Better Graphics Above All Else on PS5

    What a shocker

    What features are most important to you when it comes to PlayStation 5? If you live in Europe, you're statistically most likely to want better graphics more than anything else. That's probably a given in most parts of the world, but a recent survey spanning some of Europe's major countries has thrown out some interesting results...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Surveys
  • News Housemarque Puts Stormdivers Development on Ice for Big AAA Game, Announcement Soon

    PS5 event reveal?

    Housemarque, the developer of PlayStation 4 classics such as Resogun and Alienation, has been working on a Battle Royale title for the past couple of years called Stormdivers. The project has looked suitably okay every single time it has been shown to the public, but now the developer has announced that development of the title has...

    • Housemarque
    • PS4
    • PS5
    • Stormdivers
  • News Don't Get Your Hopes Up, Kingdom Hearts Game 'Coming Surprisingly Soon' Is for Mobile

    What a buzzkill

    Project Xehanort is the next spin-off game in the Kingdom Hearts franchise and you won't be able to play it on either your PlayStation 4 or even the upcoming PlayStation 5. After revealing yesterday that it has multiple projects in the works, Square Enix has pretty much killed off all hype by announcing that the Kingdom Hearts game...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Kingdom Hearts
  • News Overcooked 2 Celebrates the Chinese New Year with Free Spring Festival Update on PS4

    Year of the rat

    In the era of ever-evolving video games, who would've thought Overcooked 2 would be among them? Team 17 has been keeping the co-op cooking title simmering since its release back in 2018, and it's showing no signs of slowing down. The result is a game that's only become more flavoursome over time, with a wide range of DLC thrown into...

    • Team 17
    • PS4
    • Overcooked
    • Updates
  • News No, PS5 Backwards Compatibility with PS4, PS3, PS2, and PS1 Games Has Not Been Confirmed

    Despite what you may have heard

    Will the PlayStation 5 be backwards compatible? Yes. Will it be backwards compatible with all PlayStation games? We don't know (and we have our doubts). This is a topic that's been bouncing back and forth around the web for months -- maybe even years -- and now it's blown up all over again. Perhaps it's to be expected...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • PS2
  • News US PlayStation Store's Totally Digital Sale Brings Down Prices on a Massive Range of PS4 Games

    Small digits

    Just yesterday, the European PlayStation Store was updated with a brand new Totally Digital sale, and now it's arrived in North America. The offer is much the same across the Atlantic, bringing savings on all kinds of PS4 titles and DLC. There's an emphasis on indie games here, and there are some absolute corkers going cheap. Hyper...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
    • North America

YesterdayWed, 22nd Jan 2020

  • Guide Why Does PS4 Copying Update Files Take So Long?

    What is copying on PlayStation 4 and why is it so slow?

    What's all this about PlayStation 4 copying update files? Why is the PS4 copying update files? Why does copying on PS4 take forever? A while ago, the PlayStation 4 swapped to a new method when it comes to downloading and installing patches for your favourite games. Once you've downloaded an...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Copying
    • Updates
    • Guide
  • Rumour Cyberpunk 2077 Was Delayed Because It Runs Badly on PS4 and Xbox One

    Cyberpunk'd

    In case you haven't heard, Cyberpunk 2077 was hit with a pretty substantial delay recently. The open world role-playing game was pushed from April to September, with developer CD Projekt Red stating that the additional development time would allow for a much more polished product. But according to Borys Niespielak, a supposed Polish...

    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
    • Rumours
  • News Multiple Kingdom Hearts Games Now in Development, One 'Coming Surprisingly Soon'

    This train doesn't stop

    If you thought last year's Kingdom Hearts III and tomorrow's Re Mind DLC would put a stop to all things Kingdom Hearts then boy do you need to reconsider things. This train is set to keep on trucking as director Tetsuya Nomura has now confirmed that multiple new entries in the franchise are now in development. The legendary...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • PS5
    • Kingdom Hearts
  • Guide Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Soul Emblems - All Soul Emblems and How to Get Them

    How to unlock Soul Emblems

    How do you get Soul Emblems in Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot? Soul Emblems are an important part of the game, granting you access to stat bonuses and other extras as you collect them. You get many of them by simply progressing through the story, but there are some Soul Emblems that you can miss out on if you're not careful. In...

    • Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
    • Soul Emblems
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Sony's Latest Wave of Godfall Marketing Begins, PS5 Event Speculation Grows

    For Godfall's sake

    Godfall was announced back at the Video Game Awards last December, and hype for the so-called 'looter-slasher' has been bubbling away based on the fact that it's the first confirmed PlayStation 5 title that we've seen. And if rumours are to be believed regarding a big PS5 reveal event in February, an extended look at Godfall seems...

    • Sony
    • Gearbox Publishing
    • PS5
    • Godfall
  • News Yakuza: Like a Dragon Fails to Spark Series Resurgence in Japan as Lacklustre Sales Continue

    Launch numbers are in

    SEGA knew it was taking a bit of a risk with Yakuza: Like a Dragon -- or Yakuza 7, as it's known in Japan. The latest entry in the long running series does away with its trademark action-based combat, replacing it with a turn based battle system that has been, at least in part, designed to appeal to Japan's love of traditional...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
    • Sales
    • Japan
  • News Huge EU PlayStation Store Sale Discounts Some of the Best PS4 Indie Games

    Best in class

    Another week brings with it another PlayStation Store sale for European territories, and this is one you'll probably want to pay attention to. The Totally Digital sale is available right now, serving up discounts for some of the PlayStation 4's very best indie titles through until 5th February 2020. Independent gems such as Return of...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Deals
    • Europe
  • News Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Update Will Let You Travel Back in Time to Complete Missed Quests

    Handy

    Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is a pretty big game. Alongside the main story of Dragon Ball Z, there are loads of side quests to undertake, as well as various optional activities. And with that in mind, it can be surprisingly easy to miss out on certain adventures, especially since many of them are only available until the overarching plot moves...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Updates
  • Rumour Silent Hill Reboot in the Works Alongside Telltale-Style Game

    Two games planned

    Ignoring the PlayStation 5 rumours for a few seconds, we don't think we've come across a leak we've wanted to be true more than this one. According to a very reliable Resident Evil leaker, Konami has plans to bring back the Silent Hill franchise with a soft reboot and another title to accompany it which draws inspiration from...

    • Konami
    • PS4
    • PS5
    • Silent Hill
    • Rumours
  • Random Don't Worry, Everything Is Fine at Media Molecule

    Nothing to see here

    One thing is for absolute certain: you don't need to worry one jot about the fine folks at Media Molecule. The studio behind the PlayStation 4 exclusive Dreams has always seemed like a great place to work. Comfy furniture, open plan working space, an awesome kitchen, you name it -- the developer seems to have everything pretty...

    • Sony
    • Media Molecule
    • PS4
    • Dreams
    • Random
  • Hands On Shenmue III's Battle Rally Is Bad in the Best Possible Way

    Race to the bottom

    What the flying Fuku-san is this? Shenmue III’s first post-release expansion pack Battle Rally launched this week, and it’s stranger than turtle racing. Somehow, this extraordinary add-on does its best Outrun impression, aping the logo of Yu Suzuki’s high-speed arcade hit. And yet we’ve never experienced anything quite...

    • Ys Net
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • DLC
    • Hands On
  • News YouTube TV Is Now Available on PS4 in the US

    What is YouTube TV?

    Every company on the planet is getting into the streaming game, and here comes Google with YouTube TV. The service, which launched back in 2017 in select areas of North America, is an alternative to traditional cable or satellite television. With YouTube TV, you're able to stream live TV from a wide variety of channels. The good...

    • Google
    • YouTube
    • TV
    • YouTube TV
    • PS4
  • News 7th Sector PS4 Teaser Trailer Tells Us Absolutely Nothing

    Come on lads

    We get it, it's a teaser trailer intended to invoke mystery and intrigue, but we're gonna have to see more than just a window. A new trailer has just hit the official PlayStation YouTube channel for an upcoming PlayStation 4 game named 7th Sector and your guess is as good as ours when it comes to trying to actually work out what sort of...

    • 35MMGames
    • PS4
    • 7th Sector
    • Trailers
  • News Descenders Is an Extreme Mountain Biking Game Riding onto PS4 This Year

    All downhill from here

    Descenders has actually been around in one form or another for a good few years, but now it's finally making the leap onto PlayStation 4. If you aren't aware, it's a game all about riding your trusty mountain bike all the way down to the bottom of a treacherous trail. The key twist here is that stages are procedurally...

    • No More Robots
    • PS4
    • Descenders
  • News Star Child Publisher Playful Studios Lays Off Significant Amount of Staff After a Year of Silence

    Going dark

    We haven't heard a single word from PlayStation VR project Star Child ever since it was indefinitely delayed back in December 2018 so when something to do with the game finally cropped up, this wasn't the news we were hoping for. Publisher Playful Studios has let go of a significant portion of its full-time staff -- casting further doubt...

    • Playful Studios
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Star Child
  • News Nioh 2 to Receive a Brand New Trailer Tomorrow, Sony Teases

    War is unending

    Are you ready to see more Nioh 2? The upcoming sequel from Team Ninja is looking pretty great so far, and we know the game has been rebalanced since the brutal PlayStation 4 beta. It seems as though we're about to get a fresh look at the game, as the PlayStation Twitter account is teasing a new trailer. As mentioned in the image...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Nioh
    • Trailers
  • News Lost Words Brings a Diary to Life in Upcoming PS4 2D Platformer

    Dated for Spring 2020

    When Modus Games isn't publishing Remothered: Broken Porcelain, it's dipping its toes in the more artistic side of the video game industry. The publisher's next title, from developer Sketchbook Games, attempts to bring the diary entries of a young girl to life in a gorgeous 2D fashion. As you can tell from the trailer above,...

    • Modus Games
    • PS4
    • Lost Words
    • Trailers
  • News MLB The Show 20 Teases Tweaks in Gameplay Premiere

    Struck out

    Well, as promised, here’s your first look at MLB The Show 20’s gameplay. As was the case last year, the developer’s packed the trailer with teases of tweaks, and it’s up to the community to uncover them. We noticed some adjustments to the fielding, as well as what looks to be a new Showdown mode – although we’re not entirely...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • MLB The Show
    • Trailers

Tuesday21st Jan 2020

  • Guide Best PS4 Single Player Story Games

    The best campaigns to play solo

    What are the best single player story games on PS4? Playing games with others is a lot of fun, but sometimes you just want to go it alone and immerse yourself in a single player game with a decent story. Often lengthy, deep, and rich with narrative, single player adventures offer some of the best experiences and best...

    • Best PS4 Single Player Story Games
    • PS4
    • Single Player
    • PS4 Essentials
    • Guides
  • News PS5 Slogan Change Actually Doesn't Give Weight to Massive Next-Gen Leak

    PS5 price, reveal event, games, and more

    Update (21st January): It's been brought to our attention that there's actually nothing new about the slogan "It's Time to Play", as it was used in a PlayStation marketing campaign late last year. Sony may be in the process of revamping its commercials ahead of the PS5, and this may be the first sign of that,...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Leaks
    • Rumours
  • News Check Out a Leaked Gameplay Trailer for Godfall on PS5

    Looter slasher

    Update (21/1/20): The full version of the Godfall PS5 trailer has now been leaked on Reddit from the same user. To reiterate, this is allegedly a gameplay trailer from early last year, only meant for internal use. This could mean the footage is quite outdated, but it's still our best look yet at the next-gen action game. Check it out...

    • Gearbox Publishing
    • PS5
    • Godfall
    • Leaks
    • Videos
  • Guide Is Disney Plus Available on PS4?

    How to get Disney+ on PS4

    Disney is getting into the streaming game with its highly anticipated subscription service, Disney+. For those living under a rock, Disney Plus is the company's answer to the likes of Netflix, exclusively streaming a huge variety of beloved movies and TV shows from its enormous catalogue. But can you stream Disney+ on PS4?...

    • Disney
    • Disney Plus
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • News Is a New PSVR Launching Alongside PS5 This Year?

    New version incoming, apparently

    We already know that PlayStation VR will be compatible with the PlayStation 5, but will Sony have a new headset in stores alongside its next-gen system? Given the potential price tags involved, it seems unlikely, but the company behind immersive virtual reality experiences like Titanic VR seems to know something we...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • PlayStation VR
    • Hardware
  • News Little Town Hero Ditches Nintendo Switch Exclusivity for PS4 Release

    Pokémon dev on PS4

    PlayStation 4 exclusives might be about to make the jump to PC, but now the Sony platform has gone and nabbed a game previously only available on Nintendo Switch. Little Town Hero, from Pokémon developer Game Freak, is heading to PS4 on 23rd April in Japan. A western launch is yet to be announced, but we're sure it won't be too...

    • Game Freak
    • PS4
    • Little Town Hero
    • Release Dates
  • News Release Date Leaked for SpongeBob Rehydrated, and It's Going Up Against The Last of Us 2

    Sorry about this, calendar

    Nintendo is a water-tight operation most of the time, but no publisher is perfect. Via an infographic from the company, the release date for SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated has been inadvertently revealed. According to this timeline, the remaster of the fan favourite PlayStation

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • SpongeBob
    • Release Dates
    • Leaks
  • News Godfall Dev on Leaked Trailer: It's a Year Old and Not the PS5 Build

    Internal PC footage

    There's been a buzz surrounding Godfall since it was revealed last year. It is, after all, the first confirmed PlayStation 5 title that we've seen. A leaked trailer has only added to the hype, showing off some cool looking hack and slash action -- but now the developer has warned against paying too much attention to the...

    • Gearbox Publishing
    • PS5
    • Godfall
  • News Captain Tsubasa: Rise of New Champions Brings an Anime Alternative to FIFA on PS4

    Back of the net

    Ever wished you could summon a tiger before pulling the trigger in FIFA 20 on the PlayStation 4? We’d probably win more matches of Ultimate Team online if we could, but EA Sports’ soccer sim prefers to keep proceedings a little more, shall we say, grounded. Captain Tsubasa: Rise of Champions doesn’t care much for realism,...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Captain Tsubasa
    • Announcements
  • Random Super Smash Bros. Creator Played 242 PlayStation Games in 2019

    Not bad, not bad

    Masahiro Sakurai, the infectiously enthusiastic creator of Super Smash Bros., has revealed on Twitter that he played 242 different games on PlayStation 4 in 2019. He's pulling that stat from the PlayStation 2019 Wrap-Up webpage that Sony launched last week. Not bad, Sakurai. Not bad at all. Sadly, the charismatic developer didn't...

    • PS4
    • Super Smash Bros
    • Random
  • News Fortnite's TikTok Emote Contest Is the Most 2020 Thing Ever

    Hello, fellow kids

    Social media sensation TikTok and Battle Royale phenomenon Fortnite go together like, well, Dairy Milk and Cheese & Onion crisps – or peanut butter and jelly if you’re looking for a more relatable simile. It’s not overly surprising that Epic has announced a partnership with the juggernaut app, then, encouraging wannabe...

    • Epic Games
    • PS4
    • Fortnite
  • News Sony to Reveal the Magic of MLB The Show 20 This Week

    Strike one

    MLB The Show 19 is the best-selling baseball game ever made, but Sony San Diego’s not sitting still. MLB The Show 20 will launch in a couple of months, and the developer’s got a world gameplay reveal lined up for 22nd January. Presumably, this will centre on all this year’s new features and updates, so fans will want to keep an eye...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • MLB The Show
    • Announcements of Announcements
  • Round Up DOOM Eternal Sounds Like a Worthy Trip to Hell in New Previews

    DOOM cranked to 11

    DOOM Eternal has already been delayed once on PlayStation 4 so it can't be pushed back any further than its March 2020 release date, right? We certainly hope that's the case, so much so that this new set of previews fills us with confidence that id Software's next first-person shooter is going to be something special. We've...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • DOOM
    • Round Up
    • Features
  • News Journey Dev thatgamecompany Reiterates Upcoming PS4 Port of Sky, Cross-Play Confirmed

    Interact with other consoles

    The latest video game from Flower and Journey developer thatgamecompany, titled Sky: Children of Light, has always had confirmation of an eventual PlayStation 4 port, but the California-based studio has now sought to promise that the game is still on its way to Sony's current-gen machine. It makes sense too since we...

    • thatgamecompany
    • PS4
    • Sky
  • News Persona 5 Soundtrack Steals Hearts in Yakuza: Like a Dragon

    Life will change

    Well this is pretty cool. The new Yakuza game, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, has a jukebox that can play music from Persona 5. It's a neat crossover given Yakuza's new direction with turn based battles -- something that Persona fans will already be very familiar with. Said jukebox can be found in a bar where the game's main characters...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
    • Persona
  • News A New Gundam VS. Game Is Coming to Western PS4s in 2020

    Gundam fight!

    We were just about due a new Gundam game announcement, and here's Bandai Namco to tell us that it's bringing Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme VS. Maxiboost ON to PlayStation 4. What's more, it's coming West at some point in 2020. The Gundam VS. series has walked a long and winding road. Usually starting life in Japanese arcades, each entry...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Gundam
    • Trailers
  • News Ex-Splinter Cell Director Reportedly Returns to Ubisoft

    A hint of things to come?

    The idea of a modern Splinter Cell game has been flying around for what feels like an eternity. The series has been MIA since Blacklist on PlayStation 3, and that released nearly seven years ago. Aside from a surprising cameo appearance in Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Sam Fisher has been out of action for the whole PS4...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Splinter Cell
    • Industry
  • News Hidden Through Time Is a Cute Hand-Drawn Hidden Object Game Coming to PS4 in 2020

    Where's Waldo without the Waldo

    Here's a neat little game announcement to cheer up your Tuesday. Hidden Through Time is the latest game from Crazy Monkey Studios, a team probably best known for the Guns, Gore & Cannoli series. As the name suggests, this is a hidden object puzzler in which you're tasked with locating specific things in each...

    • Crazy Monkey Studios
    • PS4
    • Hidden Through Time
    • Announcements
  • News Narrative Adventure Game Mutazione Receives Zen-Like Garden Mode in Free PS4 Update

    Green thumbs up

    Mutazione is secretly one of 2019's better games. A small narrative-driven adventure game from Die Gute Fabrik, it's also one of PlayStation 4's most relaxing titles, with a slow pace and cosy characters you'll get to know pretty well. One of the game's more interesting ideas is a gameplay feature allowing you to grow special gardens...

    • Akupara Games
    • PS4
    • Mutazione
    • Updates
  • News Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair Getting Free Demo on PS4 This Month

    Try before you buy

    The original Yooka-Laylee was an okay attempt at reviving the 3D collectathon platformer, but Playtonic Games scaled down its ambitions for the follow-up, delivering a far better executed side-scroller. Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is well worth playing, but if you've yet to dive in, we'd suggest holding off until the end...

    • Team 17
    • PS4
    • Yooka-Laylee
    • Demos
    • Free

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