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  • Gamescom 2018 Battlefield V Introduces the Company

    Action men and women

    EA’s making a meal out of Battlefield V’s new Company feature, but what it boils down to is customisation. Across the first-person shooter's two factions – Britain and Germany – you’ll be able to completely personalise the title’s four main classes. This expands to both cosmetic changes and ability upgrades, allowing...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Battlefield
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Train with Rocky Balboa in CREED: Rise to Glory

    We like the cut of its jab

    You’ve always wanted to hang out with Rocky Balboa, right? Now you can. CREED: Rise to Glory is inspired by the movie starring Michael B. Jordan, and will see you assume the role of Adonis as you fight your way to the top alongside Sly Stallone’s iconic alter-ego. It’s looking neat in this teaser trailer; developer...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Survios
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • CREED: Rise to Glory
  • Gamescom 2018 Fly Away with 11 Minutes of Ace Combat 7 Gameplay

    Top gun

    Oh, yes – this is just what the doctor ordered. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown looks every inch the cheesy arcade dogfighter we’ve been waiting all generation for. This 11 minute gameplay demo shows a pretty experienced player laying waste to a series of enemy strongholds, all to the sound of inane babble from characters named ‘Tabloid’...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Ace Combat
    • Trailers

YesterdayTue, 21st Aug 2018

  • News There's a Free Shenmue PS4 Theme in North America

    This is cool

    SEGA’s celebrating the launch of Shenmue I & II on the PlayStation 4 with a free dynamic theme in North America. Available to download now, the animated wallpaper includes a sketch of Ryo Hazuki on the top layer, and a panning shot of the Dragon Mirror on the bottom layer. There’s also some new music from the franchise’s...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • Themes
  • Guide Best New PS4 Games at Gamescom 2018

    Upcoming classics coming to PlayStation 4

    What are the best PS4 games at Gamescom 2018? While the Cologne convention may not quite match the theatre of E3 2018, publishers do tend go big at the German show, and we’ve been following all of the announcements, trailers, and gameplay demos. We’ll be updating this article throughout the week to bring...

    • Best PS4 Gamescom 2018 Games
    • PS4
    • Gamescom 2018
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Gamescom 2018 The Sinking City Blends Sherlock Holmes with Lovecraftian Horror

    Investigate your insanity

    The Sinking City looks super cool. Created by Sherlock Holmes developer Frogwares, it retains many of the investigation elements of the popular franchise, but it stretches the formula over a Lovecraftian horror open world. Essentially you’ll be travelling Oakmont picking up clues, but it’ll be down to you to put...

    • Bigben Interactive
    • PS4
    • The Sinking City
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Dante Steps Up in New Devil May Cry 5 Trailer

    The man himself

    Devil May Cry 5 is making its presence felt at Gamescom 2018, and it's not quite done yet. Alongside a confirmed release date, it's wheeled out a brand new trailer which largely consists of gameplay footage. The highlight here, though, comes right at the end, as we get to see Dante in action. He looks way more over-the-top than...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Devil May Cry
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Devil May Cry 5 Locks On to a March 2019 Release Date

    Pull that devil trigger

    Capcom has slapped a release date on Devil May Cry 5, confirming that it will indeed launch in March of next year, as previous speculation suggested. If you haven't seen it already, there's loads of gameplay footage doing the rounds across the 'net, so get a good eyeful if you fancy getting hyped. Anyway, the date to mark on...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Devil May Cry
    • Release Dates
  • Gamescom 2018 NBA 2K19 Attracts Hollywood Talent for Story Mode

    Hollyoaks talent, too

    The story modes in sports games have become bigger budget productions in recent years, and NBA 2K19 is no exception. 2K Sports has attracted some pretty big names for ‘The Way Back’, which will see you working your way through the Chinese Basketball League and back into the NBA. Among some of the stars are Anthony Mackie...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • 2K Sports
    • PS4
    • NBA 2K19
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Join Clarkson, Hammond, and May in The Grand Tour Game

    The best racing game... in the world

    Well, we weren't expecting this. Old Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May took a detour to Amazon a few years ago, where they've been working on their own car show, The Grand Tour. Now, it seems there's a video game adaptation in development, imaginatively named The Grand...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Amazon
    • PS4
    • The Grand Tour Game
    • Announcements
  • Gamescom 2018 Dark Souls Trilogy Is a Three Disc Collection of From's Classics

    Out on 19th October

    If you’ve never played any of the Dark Souls games before, then Bandai Namco is preparing a three disc PlayStation 4 trilogy that will get you up to speed. The compilation, due out on 19th October, will include Dark Souls Remastered, Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, and Dark Souls III: The Fire Fades Edition. That means...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dark Souls
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Take a Look at 14 Minutes of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Gameplay

    Ninja souls

    The reaction to Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has been somewhat muted, as it's changing a lot of what people expect from a FromSoftware action game. However, in this lengthy look at gameplay of the studio's new title, the game appears to still have some Souls DNA. It's clear that the action is more fast-paced, and it looks as though you'll...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Activision
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • Videos
  • Gamescom 2018 Cool Looking Strategy RPG Mutant Year Zero Gets a December Release Date

    Take your turn

    Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden grabbed our attention earlier in the year with a cool announcement trailer, and now the post-apocalyptic strategy RPG has a confirmed release date. As if the release schedule wasn't already way too busy, Mutant Year Zero is set to launch on the 4th December. We reckon the game's...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Funcom
    • PS4
    • Mutant Year Zero
    • Release Dates
  • Gamescom 2018 Cyberpunk 2077 Gets New First-Person Screenshots, Certainly Looks Like a PS5 Game

    Through cybernetic eyes

    CD Projekt Red has released four new Cyberpunk 2077 screenshots. They're supposedly in-engine and representative of what the the finish game will look like. They're also from a first-person perspective, so this is basically what you're going to see while playing, minus any HUD elements. It's unclear whether this is all...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News PS4 Firmware Update 6.0 Seems to Finally Change PlayStation Store Search Function

    About bloody time

    The search functionality on the PlayStation Store is terrible, and it has been since the PlayStation 4 launched almost five years ago. Now, we're not saying it's unusable, but it's a system that's baffled us ever since it was introduced. Instead of having a simple on-screen keyboard, the current user interface presents you with...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
  • News The Justice League Is Missing in LEGO DC Super-Villains Story Trailer

    Holding out for a villain

    Warner Bros. has revealed the story trailer for LEGO DC Super-Villains, the latest blocky adventure in the long-running line of LEGO games. The Justice League has left planet Earth and entrusted it to a new band of heroes called the Justice Syndicate, but it turns out they're not quite so heroic. With your customised...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • LEGO DC Super-Villains
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Uncut RAGE 2 Gameplay Shoots to Kill

    Bang bang

    IGN's nabbed 9 minutes of RAGE 2 gameplay at Gamescom 2018, and the whole thing's totally uncut. It's got hefty looking gunplay, a glimpse at some special abilities, and wingsticks. You know, that boomerang-style weapon from the first game. How do you think RAGE 2 is shaping up? Aim for the head in the comments section below.

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • RAGE
    • Videos
  • Gamescom 2018 Open World Action Game BioMutant Is Back with Loads of Gameplay

    Still a 2018 release

    Remember that weird looking open world action game, BioMutant? Well it's reappeared at Gamescom 2018, bringing a trailer (above) and over 15 minutes of gameplay (below). The title's still looking quite unique and rather promising, with publisher THQ Nordic calling it "an open-world, post-apocalyptic kung-fu fable RPG, with a...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • BioMutant
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Transference Looks Trippy in New Gameplay Video

    Glitching out

    We recently got news of a release date for Transference - 18th September - as well as a playable demo, but that's not the end of it. A new gameplay trailer has emerged online, giving us five minutes of footage from this creepy-looking PSVR game. It's suitably atmospheric, and while you can also play it without VR, this one looks like...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Transference
  • Gamescom 2018 Great Assassin's Creed Odyssey Trailers Ask Which Character You're Playing As

    Live by the sword

    Ubisoft has released a couple of pretty great trailers for Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Both are cinematic, but they feature little cuts of gameplay here and there, while also showing off bits of the open world. The one we've embedded above focuses on Alexios, the game's playable male character, and the one below has Kassandra, the...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Trailers
  • News Firewall Zero Hour Has a Cast of Characters Like Rainbow Six: Siege

    And they've all got stupid names

    Firewall Zero Hour has been wearing its Rainbow Six: Siege influences on its urban camo sleeve, so it’s perhaps no surprise to learn that it has a cast of contractors each with their own unique abilities. Perks range from additional ammunition to a bonus frag grenade. We’ve included a list of all the characters...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Firewall Zero Hour
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Have Some New Details on Claire Redfield in Resident Evil 2

    New screenshots too

    As we know, Capcom's remake of Resident Evil 2 brings back the dual campaign of Leon and Claire, and the publisher has released some new details on the latter character, as well as a handful of screenshots. "Claire Redfield has been on a mission to find her missing brother Chris – a mission that brings her to Raccoon City...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
  • Gamescom 2018 Devil May Cry 5 Gameplay Is Slick, Super Stylish, and Exactly What We Wanted

    Devil triggered

    Phwoar! Devil May Cry is back in fashion, and it's look very promising. IGN has captured 15 minutes of Devil May Cry 5 gameplay (we know it's the Xbox One version, by the way) and it looks sick. Like, sick as in sick. It looks fast, fluid, and totally over-the-top. There are some sweet moves...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Devil May Cry
    • Videos
  • Gamescom 2018 You Can Ride Horses in Farming Simulator 19

    Someone cull the crops

    You can ride horses in Farming Simulator 19, which is one hell of an addition to a franchise that grows with each instalment. This new Gamescom 2018 trailer shows off the upcoming sequel in all of its earth churning glory, introducing some of the 300 vehicles you’ll be able to commandeer come 20th November. Giants Software...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Focus Home Interactive
    • PS4
    • Farming Simulator
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 One Piece: World Seeker Nabs a Story Trailer, Still Set for 2018 Release

    A pirate's life

    Bandai Namco's unveiled a new story-focused trailer for One Piece: World Seeker, the open world action adventure game starring all of your favourite superpowered pirates. The video shows a truckload of One Piece characters, all of them featured in the title's original tale. The character models are looking really nice. We...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • One Piece
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Tira Joins SoulCalibur VI as First DLC Character, Fans Aren't Too Happy

    Ring of death

    Oh come on Bandai Namco, you were doing so well. Tira, once again wielding her giant ring of death, has been revealed as a returning character in SoulCalibur VI, but she won't technically be part of the title's starting roster. To unlock her, you either need to buy the game's season pass (which is yet to be fully detailed), or...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • SoulCalibur
    • DLC
  • Gamescom 2018 Close to the Sun Is a 2019 Horror Game Starring Nikola Tesla

    Shock horror

    Close to the Sun is a brand new horror title, announced at Gamescom 2018, and it looks pretty cheesy. The game is set during the 19th century, and scientist Nikola Tesla has created a ship complex in pursuit of knowledge. Of course, it hasn't gone all that well, and playing as journalist Rose, you must survive as you explore the...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Storm in a Teacup
    • PS4
    • Close to the Sun
    • Announcements
  • Gamescom 2018 SoulCalibur VI Gets a Full Second Story Mode with Your Own Custom Character

    Sharp stuff

    The latest trailer for SoulCalibur VI reveals a lot about its second story mode, which is titled 'Libra of Soul'. In it, you'll play as your own custom-made character, created with what looks like quite an extensive character creation system. You'll travel across a map, meet the heroes and villains of the game, and...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • SoulCalibur
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 New Starlink: Battle for Atlas Trailer Shows Off Varied Planets

    War games

    One of Ubisoft's games that's flying a bit under the radar is Starlink: Battle for Atlas, a toys-to-life space shooter. It's not going to blow anyone away, but it's looking to be a decent game aimed at a younger audience. This latest trailer gives us a good look at some of the environments you'll be able to explore and protect from the...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Starlink: Battle for Atlas
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Life Is Strange 2 Looks Much Better in Gameplay Reveal

    We're in

    Life Is Strange 2’s announcement trailer wasn’t particularly inspiring, but this 20 minute gameplay reveal is much better. It sets up the story for the brand new game, which will see Sean and Daniel Diaz on the run. DONTNOD definitely hasn’t lost its touch, as this opening is filled with awkward teenage exchanges – and some of the...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Life Is Strange
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Desperados III Brings Strategy to the Old West on PS4 in 2019

    Shoot out

    THQ Nordic announced a new entry in the Desperados series during Gamescom 2018's opening ceremony. If you're not sure what these games are all about, they're real-time strategy titles in a Western setting. According to the game's official website, Desperados III is heavily inspired by the original game, Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
    • Desperados
    • Announcements
  • Gamescom 2018 Trials Rising Bunny Hops to PS4 on 12th February

    Crash-tastic

    The next instalment in physics-based motorcycle puzzler Trials Rising will ride to PlayStation 4 on 12th February, with a closed beta scheduled to run from 13th September through 16th September. If you’d like to participate in the former, then you can register your interest through here. As with most Ubisoft releases these days, the...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Trials
    • Release Dates
  • Gamescom 2018 Shenmue III Continues the Saga on 27th August

    That's next year, to be clear

    Shenmue III will release on 27th August, 2019, a new trailer from the Gamescom 2018 opening ceremony has confirmed. As part of a Deep Silver segment, Yu Suzuki showcased a new trailer from the game, which is by far the best we’ve seen thus far. While it’s clear that there’s still a lot of work to do, we get a...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Deep Silver
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • Release Dates
  • Gamescom 2018 Until Dawn's Supermassive Introduces the Dark Pictures Anthology

    Man of Medan kicks things off

    Best announcement of Gamescom 2018 so far? It’s certainly up there: Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games has announced that it’s partnering with Bandai Namco on a new episodic series named The Dark Pictures Anthology. Essentially a series of horror-themed short stories, the season will get underway with Man of...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • The Dark Pictures Anthology
    • Man of Medan
  • Gamescom 2018 Psychological Thriller Twin Mirror Is Episodic

    All in the mind

    There’ll be three parts to DONTNOD’s psychological thriller Twin Mirror, which intrigued when it was announced at E3 2018 earlier in the year. Episode 1: Lost on Arrival will launch in 2019, and a new trailer has been released to coincide with Gamescom 2018. You can watch it above. The pitch outlined in the press release is...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Twin Mirror
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Ace Combat 7 Flies to PS4, PSVR on 18th January

    Heads up

    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown will ham up the PlayStation 4 from 18th January, publisher Bandai Namco has finally confirmed. The game, which has been subject to a series of delays, will be accompanied by new Thrustmaster and Hori flightsticks – both of which will deploy in time for the take-off of the long awaited sequel. According to a...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Ace Combat
  • Live Watch the Gamescom 2018 Opening Ceremony Right Here

    World premieres expected

    Gamescom 2018 gets underway this week, and Cologne will be welcoming gaming's largest convention with an opening ceremony that promises World Premieres from several publishers. Among the games on display will be Shenmue III and Life Is Strange 2. The show gets underway from 10AM BST. Gamescom 2018 Keynote:...

    • Live
    • PS4
    • Gamescom 2018
    • Press Conference
    • Live Chat
  • Gamescom 2018 Housemarque's Stormdivers Puts a Futuristic Spin on Battle Royale

    Watch the new trailer

    After making some incredible arcade shooters, Housemarque is moving forwards with a multiplayer focused experience called Stormdivers. The trailer above gives us our best look at the game yet, and it appears to be a battle royale game melded with the studio's penchant for sci-fi and futuristic settings. As usual, you'll start...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Housemarque
    • PS4
    • Stormdivers
    • Trailers
  • Gamescom 2018 Battlefield V Open Beta Rolls onto PS4 in Early September

    Pre-orders get it earlier

    EA and DICE have announced that the Battlefield V open beta will blast onto the scene in the near future. "The Open Beta will showcase the soon-to-be-iconic Rotterdam map on Conquest mode as well as the Arctic Fjord map on both Conquest and Grand Operations," the press release reads. "Soon-to-be-iconic"? Bloody hell. It'll...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • EA
    • PS4
    • Battlefield
    • Betas
  • Gamescom 2018 New Metro: Exodus Trailer Takes Us Through Beautiful, Creepy Russian Ruins

    Good luck out there

    Metro: Exodus has always looked pretty promising, but this latest trailer highlights a couple of things. Firstly, the game looks gorgeous, the ruined Russia setting providing some great backdrops and a fantastic atmosphere. Secondly, there is some very creepy stuff going down. It doesn't show a whole lot of action, but the new...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Deep Silver
    • PS4
    • Metro
    • Trailers
  • News Pato Box Punches Out a PS4 and PS Vita Release

    Duck and weave

    We're sure you've been thinking to yourself, "Wait a minute, the PS4 doesn't have a boxing game starring a man with a duck's head". Well, we've got some great news for you: Pato Box has been announced for both PS4 and PS Vita, and it's arriving very soon indeed. This odd game is an action/adventure boxing title inspired by the...

    • Bromio
    • PS4
    • PS Vita
    • Pato Box
    • Announcements
  • Gamescom 2018 Death May Die in The Sinking City's Unsettling Cinematic Trailer

    That is not dead

    It doesn’t reveal a fat lot about Frogwares’ Lovecraftian adventure game, but this cinematic trailer for The Sinking City sure sets the scene strongly. The three minute clip shows the private investigator protagonist slowly succumbing to insanity, as all manner of Cthulhu-esque creatures haunt him. It’s an awesomely unsettling...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Bigben Interactive
    • PS4
    • The Sinking City
    • Trailers
  • UK Sales Charts Not Much Doing As Crash Bashes the Competition

    Bumper Wumpa

    Imagine being one of those people who didn’t believe in Crash Bandicoot prior to its PlayStation 4 revival. The maniacal marsupial has just secured his eighth consecutive week at the top of the UK sales charts, and this is all fuelled by the recent Nintendo Switch and Xbox One versions – let’s not forget that the character killed...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Marvel's Spider-Man Zips into Warehouses Around the World

    Copies spotted out in the wild

    Someone get J. Jonah Jameson on the blower, because Marvel’s Spider-Man has started swinging its way into warehouses. This snap spotted on Twitter shows a boatload of copies of Insomniac Games’ latest, and the age rating on the cover suggests that the source of the picture is somewhere in Europe. While this...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Spider-Man

Monday20th Aug 2018

  • News Shuhei Yoshida was 'Horrified' When He First Played God of War on PS4

    First prototype didn't impress

    President of Sony's Worldwide Studios, the lovable Shuhei Yoshida, was apparently very unimpressed by God of War when he played an early version for the first time. Cory Barlog recounted the tale during his talk at Devcom, and it's pretty amazing to hear the Shu was so negative about a game that would become a huge...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Industry
  • News Indie Metroidvania Hollow Knight Burrows Its Way to PS4 with Physical Edition

    Launches next year

    Unless you've been living under a rock, you'll have heard about Hollow Knight, Team Cherry's debut game that's been championed since its initial PC release last year. There has been a big fat question mark over whether the game would eventually make its way to PS4, and fortunately, it's bagged a physical version launching in...

    • Skybound Games
    • PS4
    • Hollow Knight
    • Announcements
  • News God of War Patch 1.30 Adds New Game +, Out Now on PS4

    God of more

    God of War's long awaited New Game + update has deployed on PlayStation 4, allowing players to once again take up the Leviathan Axe and stomp through Kratos' brilliant adventure with all of their upgraded equipment and skills intact. It's 933MB in size. New Game + also adds new armour sets to the game alongside more powerful versions of...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • Patches
  • News New PS4 Controllers Sport Some Divisive Colour Combinations

    Berry Blue, baby

    Sony has revealed four new DualShock 4 controllers coming to North America in September, all of them sporting fresh colour combinations. Europe, meanwhile, gets three of them, as the Sunset Orange controller already hit parts of the Old World earlier in the year. Unsurprisingly, we're already seeing some people express disgust,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Controllers
  • Guide God of War PS4 New Game + - How to Start, What Carries Over, What's New

    Back for war

    God of War's New Game + mode has arrived, allowing you to replay Kratos' grand adventure from the start with all of your equipment and skills intact. In this hopefully helpful little guide, we're going to go over what you can expect from God of War's New Game + on PS4, and how to get started. How to start God of War New Game...

    • God of War
    • New Game +
    • PS4
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Hands On Is Shenmue I & II a Knock Out on PS4?

    The day the snow turned to rain

    Even in 2018, there’s something unusual about Shenmue. While most games strive to create lush, idyllic fantasy worlds, mid-80s Yokosuka is a claustrophobic dive, inhabited by everyday people living uninspiring lives. It’s this slice of life format that’s made the series a mainstay in gaming culture for almost...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • Hands On
    • Features
  • News PS5 Will Launch Late 2019, Says Japanese Analyst

    Unless production snags prevent it

    Predictions are all over the place as to when Sony's follow-up to the PS4 will be released. Some were initially predicting late 2018, which obviously isn't happening, while others think the PS5 is further away, in 2020 or 2021. The latest on this subject comes from Japanese firm Ace Economic Research Institute,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS5
    • Hardware
    • Industry
  • Gamescom 2018 Cyberpunk 2077 Update Teased for Tomorrow

    New info?

    After much speculation, it seems that Cyberpunk 2077 will indeed have something to show at Gamescom 2018. The convention kicks off tomorrow, and the game's official Twitter account has teased an "update". What this means, however, is still a little unclear. There was a Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay demo at E3 earlier this year, but it...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • CD Projekt Red
    • PS4
    • Cyberpunk
  • News God of War PS4 Concept Art Shows How Close It Came to Egyptian Mythology

    Cory Barlog made the call

    We've known for a long time that the latest God of War nearly used Egyptian mythology as a backdrop rather than Norse. According to the game's director, Cory Barlog, Santa Monica Studio was split down the middle for the setting, and it was his tie-breaking decision that ultimately led to the frosty, foreboding world of the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
  • Soapbox 5 Things I Wish I Knew About Shenmue Before Playing for the First Time

    About that day...

    Thanks to the HD re-release of these two Dreamcast classics, many of you will be experiencing Shenmue for the very first time. I'm one of those people too, and after receiving my pre-order a fair few days early, I've been able to make a decent amount of leeway into my search for the killer of Ryo Hazuki's father, the...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • Soapbox
    • Features
  • Gamescom 2018 Shenmue III Announcement Scheduled for Opening Ceremony

    Kiss off, twit

    We’re regularly writing about Shenmue again and it’s really bloody strange. Coinciding with tomorrow’s Shenmue I & II release, Yu Suzuki is lining up some kind of Shenmue III announcement during the Gamescom 2018 opening ceremony. The show – which will also showcase world premieres and reveals from a variety of publishers...

    • Gamescom 2018
    • Deep Silver
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • Announcements of Announcements
  • News Ubisoft Announces Release Date for Elijah Wood's PSVR Game, Transference

    Demo available now

    Of all of Ubisoft's upcoming games for 2018, Transference is probably the one we know the least about. The publisher's first real push into virtual reality experiences looks to be a psychological thriller, and it's being produced by Spectrevision, which was co-founded by Elijah Wood. Aside from some brief trailers, little more is...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Transference
    • Release Dates
  • News Shadows Will Die Twice on 22nd March in Sekiro

    Release date confirmed

    Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice will stab you in the back from 22nd March, publisher Activision has announced. We thought the date had leaked when a Steam page went live earlier this evening, but a press release has swiftly followed, including news of a Collector’s Edition inside. The premium package will include a copy of the...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • Release Dates
  • News Hitman Season 1 Content Will Be Playable in Hitman 2

    Two for one?

    We're big fans of Hitman on PS4, and Hitman 2 is looking like a promising sequel. Something we didn't expect to see is this latest news regarding the upcoming game: not only will it have a full suite of new missions to enjoy, but all the levels and missions from the first game will be present and correct. That's right, Hitman Season 1...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Hitman
  • News Kickstarter Castlevania Successor Bloodstained Cancelled on PS Vita

    Also delayed into 2019

    Crowdfunded Castlevania revival Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will no longer release on the PS Vita, as a new Kickstarter update confirms that development for Sony’s handheld has been canned. Backers will have the opportunity to switch to a different system or request a full refund – either way, it’s Game Over for...

    • 505 Games
    • PS4
    • Vita
    • Bloodstained
    • Cancellations
  • Gamescom 2018 Watch Rico Chase Down a Tornado in Just Cause 4 Gameplay Video

    What a twist

    As promised, Square Enix has released a video featuring direct gameplay footage of Just Cause 4. You can watch it above, and as expected, it shows off one of the game's major additions: extreme weather. In this case, Rico chases a huge tornado as it tears across the landscape, throwing shipping containers and vehicles around like toys...

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  • News Monster Hunter: World Breaks 10 Million Copies Sold

    Huge for Capcom

    As if there was any denying the huge success of Monster Hunter: World at this point, Capcom has confirmed that the game has now sold over 10 million copies. The recent release of the title's PC version has bolstered that figure by at least a million units -- the game sat at around 8 million copies in July -- but it's still...

    • Capcom
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    • Sales
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    Review Fall of Light: Darkest Edition

    Keep the lights off

    Developer RuneHeads is one year old, fronted by just two people, and based in Italy. Combined, these three factors make Fall of Light: Darkest Edition’s release on PS4 a surprising one thanks to the speed at which it has arrived, as well as the lack of staff on board to manage the port. Unfortunately though, after releasing to...

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  • News Get the Facts on Spider-Man PS4's Combat with J. Jonah Jameson

    Bring home the bacon

    It’s been almost a week, so it’s time for a brand new Marvel’s Spider-Man trailer. This is once again framed as one of J. Jonah Jameson’s radio shows, but it focuses on combat, showcasing the web-slinger’s suits and gadgets. We like these: it’s a novel way of introducing all of the content in the game, without...

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  • News No Publishers Are Interested in FuturLab's Sequel to Velocity 2X

    Velocity Supernova in trouble

    Velocity 2X is a very well liked platformer/shooter that, thanks to PlayStation Plus, reached a huge audience on PS4 and PS Vita. Its developer, FuturLab, has been dabbling in other projects since, such as PSVR titles Tiny Trax and the upcoming Mini-Mech Mayhem, alongside porting 2X to other platforms. However, it...

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  • News Just Cause 4 Gameplay Footage to Debut Later Today

    Buckle up

    One of 2018's last major game releases is Just Cause 4, which releases on 4th December. The sequel to the technically troubled Just Cause 3 promises to introduce a whole host of new ways to tear through its open world map, with extreme weather conditions playing a big role in the game. Despite a handful of trailers made up of in-engine...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Just Cause
    • Videos
  • News Run Away with Life Is Strange 2's PS4 Reveal Trailer

    Over the wall

    Life Is Strange 2 will flee its predecessor’s high school setting, opting for a brand new tale about brothers on the run. The game will star Sean and Daniel Diaz, who you may recall from The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit. When the pair inadvertently murder a police officer, they find themselves with no option but to flee...

    • Square Enix
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  • News Has the Steam Page for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Revealed Its Release Date Early?

    Sneak attack

    Whoops -- it looks like someone pulled the trigger early on the Steam store page for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. It's up right now, and most notably, the release date for the game is there for all to see. According to this page, FromSoftware's action/adventure title will launch on 22nd March 2019. Sekiro is confirmed to be present at...

    • Gamescom 2018
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    • PS4
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  • Hands On Bending Reality with the Case of Ted Walter in Transference

    Unexplained wonder

    If you were hoping to get some clarification on what Transference, the upcoming game from the Elijah Wood-fronted studio SpectreVision, is exactly, then this pre-release demo probably won't satisfy your needs. What we have here is a 15 minute teaser that dives into a weird and wondrous world to set up the events of the main game...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Transference
    • Hands On
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  • Gamescom 2018 Dead or Alive 6 Plunders Hitomi, Leifang Trailer

    Girl power

    As leaked over the weekend, here’s your first look at Hitomi and Leifang in Dead or Alive 6, battling a giant tentacle on a shipwreck. Dubbed ‘Forbidden Fortune’, the new stage will be on display at Gamescom 2018 this week, alongside the returning starlets. “The dynamic level features the ruins of an old pirate ship, with...

    • Gamescom 2018
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    • PS4
    • Dead or Alive
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