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  • News Sony Didn't Forget the PS3 on Valentine's Day as System Gets New Firmware Update

    Old flame

    Has Sony still got the hots for the PS3? Probably not, but the system, now over a decade old, did get a new firmware update on Valentine's Day. Yep, it's still kicking. Firmware 4.84 offers... You guessed it: improved system performance. Not the best Valentine's Day gift, but at least it hasn't been forgotten. It does lead us to wonder,...

    • PS3
    • Firmware Update
  • Poll Do You Think Sony Is Telling the Truth About Cross-Play?

    Open the gates

    Ah, cross-play. Everyone's favourite subject just got unearthed from its still-warm grave earlier this week, when Sony basically came out and said that despite popular belief, developers are free to request cross-play functionality for their games. This was in response to a number of studios supposedly calling Sony out on its...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Cross-Play
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News ANTHEM Early Access Immediately Hit with Widespread Connection Issues

    Bodes well for PS4 release next week

    ANTHEM is available to play right now on PC and Xbox One, but only with EA's early access mumbo jumbo. Or at least, it would be, if it wasn't already plagued by connection issues. The web is currently rampant with complaints, forcing EA's official help accounts on social media to say that it's aware of the...

    • EA
    • BioWare
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
  • News Ubisoft Will Release Three or Four Major Games Before March 2020

    Keep 'em coming

    Ubisoft is obviously a massive player in the video game business, but we'd argue it's one of the publishers that's really improved over the course of this generation. Watch Dogs 2, Assassin's Creed Origins, and Far Cry 5 were all well received, pushing their respective franchises in different directions or to new heights. That looks...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
  • News Japanese Dead or Alive 6 Stream Axed After Things Got a Bit Too Sexually Suggestive

    Careful now

    Ahead of its release next month, Dead or Alive 6 showed its face at Evo Japan as part of a promotional slot. The whole thing (or thereabouts) was streamed live on Twitch, with a sizeable audience watching on as things got a little steamy. For those out of the loop, Evo Japan is basically the Japanese version of Evo -- the world's...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dead or Alive
    • Japan
  • News Jump Force Load Time Improvements Promised in Upcoming Patch

    Plus the option to skip cutscenes

    The load times in Jump Force aren't good. You're booted to a rather lengthy load screen every time the game switches to a fight, or even a new cutscene. It all gets a bit tedious when you just want to blitz the title's story missions, but at least Bandai Namco is taking feedback on board. The publisher has hinted...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Jump Force
    • Patches
  • News Dead or Alive 6 Demo Coming Soon, Mai From King of Fighters Returns as DLC Again

    Season pass also confirmed

    Dead or Alive 6 will be getting a 'Deluxe Demo', Koei Tecmo has confirmed. It'll feature online battles, training modes, combo challenges, and a brief look at the game's story. It'll also include all 24 playable characters, so more hardcore fans of the series may appreciate the opportunity to test out their favourite...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dead or Alive
    • Demos
    • DLC
  • News The Ghost Survivors Free Update for Resident Evil 2 Is Available Now on PS4

    Zombies, zombies everywhere

    Capcom has today released The Ghost Survivors, a free update to its excellent Resident Evil 2 remake. It introduces three brand new scenarios starring some of the main game's minor characters, exploring "what if" storylines that introduce new challenges. The publisher has released a new trailer for the complimentary...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil
    • DLC
    • Updates
  • News New Sale on US PlayStation Store Offers Discounts on Critically Acclaimed Games

    And some that aren't

    Is there a game adored by critics that you've yet to try for yourself? This new sale on the North American PS Store focuses on some of PlayStation 4's best games, and there's a whole bunch of titles that are worthy of your attention. There are also a few that you can safely ignore, but we won't go into that. The deal, which...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • North America
    • Deals
  • News Weekend Flash Sale Hits EU PlayStation Store

    Plus discounts on LEGO games

    Flash sales occur on the US PlayStation Store fairly frequently, but it's less common on the European side. This weekend is different, however, as Sony offers up some discounts on a handful of games until Monday 18th February. There isn't a huge number of titles in this offer, but there are some solid inclusions, such...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Europe
    • Deals
  • News Pode Looks Like an Adorable Co-Op Adventure Coming to PS4

    Rock star

    Cutesy puzzle platformers are a dime a dozen these days thanks to the rise of indie games, but there's a simplicity to Pode that we appreciate. The game is coming to PlayStation 4, and going by this trailer, it looks rather lovely. Playable either alone or in co-op, the game sees a star named Glo fall to earth, but a friendly rock named...

    • Henchman & Goon
    • PS4
    • Pode
    • Trailers
  • News Will Dragon Quest XI on PS4 Get the New Nintendo Switch Content? Square Enix Hasn't Decided Yet

    You know you want to

    Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year as a definitive edition. It's going to have a healthy amount of new content, including a fully orchestral soundtrack, and brand new side stories for each main party member. When all of this stuff was announced, we couldn't help but wonder...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Dragon Quest

Thursday14th Feb 2019

  • 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
  • Feature Which of PlayStation's Lonely Hearts Are Looking for Love?

    Meet your match

    Where PlayStation protagonists fall in love. Start dating with Push My Square today.: We know that being a PlayStation hero is hard. That's why we created Push My Square – a vibrant community in which video game stars of all shapes and sizes can find the partner of their dreams. Since the company's inception in 1994, we've...

    • Happy Valentine's Day
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Features
  • News Japanese Sales Charts: Kingdom Hearts 3 and Resident Evil 2 Drop Off the Top

    A gradual decline

    It's been another slow week for software sales in Japan, as Kingdom Hearts III and Resident Evil 2 have taken an inevitable tumble off the top after two weeks of reigning supreme. The former fell from first into second, while the latter dropped from second to fourth. No new releases knocked them off, either -- it's just a case of...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • Media Create
  • News Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Next Update Sounds Huge, Adds New Game Plus, Increases Level Cap, and More

    A mercenary's work is never done

    Ubisoft's support for Assassin's Creed Odyssey has been nothing short of phenomenal, and it's not stopping any time soon. The company has outlined what you can expect from the game in February, and honestly, it's sounding like a much bigger update than we were anticipating. The highlights include the arrival of the...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Patches
  • News No, Tetris 99 Isn't Available on PSP

    Or any other PlayStation platform

    One of the most surprising announcements to come out of last night's Nintendo Direct was for a brand new free-to-play Tetris title. It's called Tetris 99, and pits 99 online players against each other in a battle royale style free for all. It sounds bonkers, and it kind of is, but it genuinely looks like a great...

    • Tetris 99
    • PSP
    • Rumours
  • Round Up Jump Force PS4 Reviews Bring the Manga Mash-Up Down to Earth

    A hop rather than a leap

    The release of Jump Force is just around the corner, but how's the critical reception? This anime brawler brings together a wide range of manga heroes to do battle in climactic clashes, and the reviews have started coming in. While there are a few positive write-ups, the reception is decidedly luke warm, with plenty of...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Jump Force
    • Reviews
    • Round Up
  • News Catherine: Full Body Hits On PS4 in September, Special Edition Revealed

    Counting sheep

    Today sees the launch of Catherine: Full Body in Japan, but when is it coming out in the west? The release date for the souped up version of the fruity 2011 adventure has finally been announced: the game will arrive locally on 3rd September 2019. The date is shown at the end of this brand new trailer. Also shown off is the Heart's...

    • Atlus
    • PS4
    • Catherine
    • Release Dates
  • News Colourful Action RPG Oninaki Announced for PS4

    Oni way to go

    Square Enix and Tokyo RPG Factory has announced the latest in its line of throwback role-playing game experiences, with the colourful Oninaki. Due out this summer on the PlayStation 4, the release will see you assume the role of a Watcher called Kagachi who must destroy the bonds that tie the Lost to the—oh, who the heck writes this...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Oninaki
    • Announcements
  • Round Up Far Cry: New Dawn PS4 Reviews Reveal a Familiar Adventure with a Few New Tricks

    It's a new dawn

    The embargo has just been lifted on Far Cry: New Dawn, the nuclear-flavoured sequel to Far Cry 5. The colourful post-apocalypse arrives with a bang, garnering largely positive reviews from all the usual suspects, with some lower scores in the mix too. By the sound of it, New Dawn is mostly business as usual when it comes to this...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Far Cry
    • Reviews
    • Round Up
  • News Undertale Follow-Up Deltarune Chapter 1 Is Coming to PS4

    Enter the dark world

    You may remember at the end of last year, Undertale creator Toby Fox suddenly released the first chapter of Deltarune, a sequel of sorts to the beloved RPG. The free chunk of the game was of course demolished by fans, and without spoiling anything, you should definitely check it out if you enjoyed the unusual 8-bit adventure...

    • tobyfox
    • PS4
    • Deltarune
  • News God of War Cleans Up at DICE Awards 2019 with Nine Wins

    Platinum trophy

    Santa Monica Studio's incredible Norse adventure God of War has done the business at this year's DICE Awards. Last month, the game was nominated for 12 awards, and after the recent ceremony, the PS4 exclusive stomps home carrying nine of them. Among others, it won in Game Design, Art Direction, Story, and Game of the Year. Indie...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
    • DICE Awards
    • 2019
  • News Hollow Knight: Silksong Is the Sequel to Team Cherry's Beloved Insect Adventure

    A bug's life

    Hollow Knight, one of the most acclaimed indie titles in recent years, is getting a full sequel, developer Team Cherry has announced. Named Hollow Knight: Silksong, the game places Hornet in the spotlight in her very own adventure, with a new world to explore and hundreds of new enemies to tackle. "Hollow Knight: Silksong is the epic...

    • Team Cherry
    • Hollow Knight
    • Announcements
  • News Neill Blomkamp's ANTHEM Video Conviction Is More of a Trailer Than a Short Film

    But it's pretty good

    Earlier in the week, you may recall the announcement that EA partnered with sci-fi director Neill Blomkamp to produce what it called a short film based on the upcoming BioWare shooter, ANTHEM. Well, as promised, it premiered earlier today, but anyone expecting anything more than a trailer will probably be disappointed. However,...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
    • Trailers
  • News Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Whipped Up for Summer

    Symphony of the night

    It’s got to be better than Mighty No. 9, right? To be fair, Koji Igarashi’s anticipated Castlevania-inspired spiritual successor Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night may have been conceived during the ill-fated Kickstarter boom, but it’s looking like it’s going to deliver on what fans expected. While we’re not overly...

    • 505 Games
    • PS4
    • Bloodstained
    • Trailers
  • News Classic PS3 Bloom-'Em-Up flower Comes to PC

    Bloomin' heck

    It looks like Sony is allowing Annapurna Interactive to bring some of the PlayStation 3's more famous indie titles to the PC, with Journey already announced and flower available now. The legendary thatgamecompany exclusive -- which sees you control petals as you restore natural beauty to increasingly polluted scenes -- first launched...

    • Annapurna Interactive
    • PC
    • Flower
  • News ChromaGun VR Finally Brings Colour to PSVR This Month

    First person puzzler arriving soon

    We rather liked ChromaGun when it released on PlayStation 4 back in 2017, but a PlayStation VR version has been on the cards for quite some time. Developer Pixel Maniacs pledged to create a virtual reality version of its Portal-esque puzzle game, complete with Aim Controller support. Fast forward a couple of years,...

    • Pixel Maniacs
    • PS4
    • PSVR
    • ChromaGun
  • News Dragon Quest Builders 2 Hammers Out a 12th July Release Date

    Crafty

    Was there an appetite for a Dragon Quest Builders sequel? Square Enix clearly thinks so, as it’s pulled out its wooden hammer and pegged a 12th July release date to Dragon Quest Builders 2 on the PlayStation 4. According to Square Enix, the game “packs in even more content and unlimited building combinations in an all-new original story...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Dragon Quest
    • Release Dates
  • News Harmonix Announces VR Rhythm Shooter Audica

    Mic drop

    Have you been wondering what Rock Band studio Harmonix has been up to lately? The developer has been awfully quiet for a while, but today it announced its brand new game. It's called Audica, and it's a virtual reality rhythm shooter. Using dual pistols, you'll be firing at various targets in time to the music, and it looks pretty cool...

    • Harmonix
    • PS4
    • PSVR
    • Audica
    • Announcements
  • News Far Cry: New Dawn PS4 Launch Trailer Is Pretty in Pink

    All the colours

    Far Cry: New Dawn releases tomorrow on PlayStation 4, and according to this new trailer, it's obsessed with the colour pink. Flowers, smoke trails, the sky, weapons, vehicles -- the colour is in every shot in the above video. It's clear that this latest entry in the series won't be taking itself too seriously. We're all for games...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Far Cry
    • Trailers
  • News Rainbow Six: Siege Celebrates Successful Three Years with Free Weekend on PS4

    See what all the fuss is about

    The success of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is pretty staggering. Releasing at the very end of 2015, the tactical shooter has remained popular ever since, and now boasts over 40 million players across platforms. This is largely thanks to Ubisoft's constant updates and a trickle of new content, keeping the experience...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Rainbow Six
  • News Trials Rising Open Beta Backflips onto PS4 Next Week

    Should be wheelie fun

    The Trials games are always good for a laugh, aren't they? Ubisoft's fun 2D stunt racers have more or less perfected the one-more-go formula, and Trials Rising looks to continue that trend in typical style. If you fancy having a go, the latest entry in the series is entering an open beta test on PlayStation 4 next week...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Trials
    • Betas

Wednesday13th Feb 2019

  • Review Metro: Exodus - Technical Limitations Subdue an Otherwise Solid Shooter

    Rusty Russia

    Metro: Exodus feels like it should be the series’ coming-out party. After two fairly niche releases on the previous generation of consoles, the third instalment is quite clearly positioning itself as the best post-apocalyptic experience from developer 4A Games yet. It’s a grand promise, but the finished product doesn’t manage to...

    • Reviews
    • Deep Silver
    • PS4
    • Metro: Exodus
  • News Sony: Nintendo's Doing Wonderful Things with the Switch

    Platform holder doesn't subscribe to the console war

    Shawn Layden may be underfire in the media for his comments on console cross-play this week, but he’s got nothing but good things to say about PlayStation’s competition. Asked about both Microsoft and Nintendo during his DICE keynote, the Worldwide Studios chairman was refreshingly...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Microsoft
    • Nintendo
    • Industry
  • News Enormous Lay Offs Leave Hundreds at Activision Blizzard Out of Work

    Entire organisation struck

    Activision Blizzard has notified hundreds of employees that their services will no longer be required today. The cull is rumoured to affect around eight per cent of the organisation’s enormous 9,600 workforce, so will render hundreds of staffers redundant. The cuts span the entire organisation, including Activision,...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Industry
    • Employment
  • News The Price of Survival is Shadow of the Tomb Raider's Latest DLC, Out Now

    That's a Lara DLC

    Shadow of the Tomb Raider keeps popping back up with its lengthy season pass campaign. We're now onto the fourth DLC pack of the planned seven, titled The Price of Survival. As you may expect, it brings a new challenge tomb - called The Sixth Seal - a new outfit for Lara, and a new weapon to wield. The new Raptor's Eye skill also...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Tomb Raider
    • DLC
  • News Don't Expect Diablo 4 This Year, No Big Blizzard Games Coming in 2019

    Out in the cold

    We pretty much know that Blizzard is hard at work on Diablo 4. Many were expecting an announcement to arrive at last year's BlizzCon, but were left disappointed when a mobile title was revealed instead. Now, it seems as though we won't be getting news of the game any time soon, or any other Blizzard titles for that matter...

    • Activision
    • Blizzard
    • PS4
    • Diablo
  • News Sony Ghosts Indie Dev Hoping to Port Game to PSVR

    Studio close to giving up on PS4 port

    There are tens of titles released on the PlayStation Store every single week, so clearly the vast majority of developers are getting through the application process just fine. One studio, however, has taken to Reddit as a last resort after its requests to release a PlayStation VR cooking title have been...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
  • News Days Gone's Deacon Remembers His Wedding Day in Dramatic Trailer

    Valentine's decay

    If there was ever any doubt, this new Days Gone trailer confirms that Sony Bend’s very much making an exclusive PlayStation game. The two minute clip, which has been teased for the past week, shows protagonist Deacon St. John arrive at a rundown church, only to recall his nuptials with his spouse Sarah during happier times. Yes,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • Trailers
  • News Call of Duty 2019 to Feature 'Entirely New Campaign' Says Activision

    Single player story returns

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 controversially abandoned the traditional structure of the franchise, ditching a single player campaign in favour of an expanded suite of multiplayer options. Ultimately, this was a good decision, with strong sales, critical acclaim, and a well received battle royale experience in Blackout...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
  • News THQ Nordic Has a Mind Boggling 77 Games in Development

    And a whopping 48 are unannounced

    Well, here’s a headline we never thought we’d write: THQ Nordic has an incredible 77 games in development. That figure’s accurate as of the end of last year, so is probably even higher now given its recent acquisition of Kingdom Come: Deliverance developer Warhorse Studios among others. While it’s possible...

    • THQ Nordic
    • PS4
  • News Dangerous Driving, the New Arcade Racer from Burnout Creators, Smashes onto PS4 in April

    Don't forget your seatbelt

    Dangerous Driving is the game Three Fields Entertainment has been building up to for some time. The small developer, set up by Burnout creators Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, has put out a handful of games since its founding a few years ago, all of which evoke a similar attitude to the celebrated arcade racing series. Danger...

    • Three Fields Entertainment
    • PS4
    • Dangerous Driving
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • Review Conarium - An Atmospheric Lovecraftian Adventure

    Spectacles, tentacles, wallet, and watch

    Thrusting us tentacle first into the weird and wonderful world of H.P Lovecraft, Zoetrope Interactive has ported its Steam release, Conarium, to PlayStation 4. What might seem at first glance to be a first-person horror game filled with jump scares and hideously graphic gore, a la Outlast, is in fact a more...

    • Reviews
    • Iceberg Interactive
    • PS4
    • Conarium
  • News Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Spins Past 10 Million Units Sold

    Woah!

    If you were wondering why Activision is continuing to remake some classic titles, look no further than the success of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. Initially launching with a bang on PS4 in July 2017, the game eventually made its way to other platforms, boosting its already healthy numbers significantly. The publisher confirmed during its...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Bandicoot
    • Sales
  • News THQ Nordic's Spending Spree Continues with Kingdom Come: Deliverance Dev

    Also acquires Australian publishing partner

    THQ Nordic’s making Xbox boss Phil Spencer look like a cheapskate, as it continues to flash its chequebook in the general direction of, well, anyone it sets its eyes on. A bit like Unicron from Transformers: The Movie, the publisher has been gobbling up independent developers like there’s no tomorrow...

    • THQ Nordic
    • Industry
    • Business
  • News You Can Stream Days Gone's Theme Song on Spotify

    Hell or high water

    Did you enjoy the song in the new Valentine’s Day themed Days Gone trailer at all? Well, it’s now available for streaming on Spotify – or your preferred music delivery service, of course. The country rock song is called Hell or High Water, and it’s been written and performed by singer songwriter Billy Raffoul. In case you...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Days Gone
    • Music

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