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TodayThu, 14th Dec 2017

  • News PS4 Firmware Update 5.03 Does Exactly What You Expect

    Improves system performance

    ‘Tis the season of cheer, and what better bringer of joy than a PlayStation 4 firmware update? Sony’s unleashed the optional PS4 firmware update 5.03 today, and as you’d expect, it does naff all. As is often the case, the platform holder’s patch notes explain that the patch will “improve system performance”...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
  • Interview MediEvil Creators Give Their Verdict on the Forthcoming PS4 Remaster

    "The announcement totally came out of the blue"

    The news that Sony is remastering  MediEvil, one of its most beloved 32-bit classics, certainly caused quite a stir, and with good reason; the original game was a massive commercial and critical success back in the '90s. However, for two of the key figures behind the 1998 title's development, the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • MediEvil
    • Interviews
    • Features

YesterdayWed, 13th Dec 2017

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    Review Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - Not a Hero

    You've got Redfield on you

    Ex-BSAA agent Chris Redfield is back, but before you feel yourself getting flustered, be aware that this isn’t the beefcake from recent instalments. Instead the hunk has returned to his PSone days, trading rippling biceps for a silky soft quiff and designer stubble. Sure, you’re not going to find the veteran fighting...

    • Reviews
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - Not a Hero
    • DLC
  • Guide Dragon Ball FighterZ Roster - All Confirmed Characters

    Every playable character revealed so far

    Dragon Ball FighterZ is shaping up to be a very impressive take on the still incredibly popular anime and manga property. A mostly traditional 2D-style fighting game crafted by Guilty Gear and BlazBlue developer Arc System Works, it's due to release on PlayStation 4 on the 26th January, 2018...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Characters
    • Guide
  • News Three Dragon Ball Super Characters Make the Cut in Dragon Ball FighterZ

    Super

    Fans of Dragon Ball Super rejoice: three characters (excluding the already revealed Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta) from the latest anime series will be making an appearance in Dragon Ball FighterZ. The upcoming beat-'em-up will feature Beerus, Hit, and Goku Black. So far, the the game has mainly focused on characters...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
  • News Predator Stalks Ghost Recon: Wildlands Starting Tomorrow

    Limited event planned

    The good news: Predator really is coming to Ghost Recon: Wildlands. The bad news: you can't actually play as one of the deadly alien hunters. Boo! Starting tomorrow (the 14th December), players will be able to take on a special challenge in which they're tasked with hunting the Predator. Ubisoft calls it "the...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Ghost Recon
  • News Holy Crap, Ubisoft Teases Predator Crossover in Ghost Recon: Wildlands

    Yes, that Predator

    Hold on, what? Ubisoft has dropped a teaser on Twitter for what appears to be one of the coolest potential crossovers in recent memory. It... Looks like the Predator is coming to Ghost Recon: Wildlands. The more we think about it, the more this seems like it could be a great fit. The massive open world game is full of jungles and...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Ghost Recon
  • News Metal Gear Survive's Single Player Campaign Looks... Good?

    Beta coming in January

    Metal Gear Survive, the co-op twist on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’s gameplay, has a single player campaign. And here’s the crazy part: it actually looks pretty good. So essentially you’re tasked with completing missions in a sandbox-esque area. Beating quests enables you to recruit people to your home base, and...

    • Konami
    • PS4
    • Metal Gear
    • Trailers
  • News Injustice 2 Juggles a Free Trial on PS4 This Week

    Anyone can be a hero

    One of the best fighting games of 2017, Injustice 2 is nabbing a free trial on PlayStation 4. Said trial begins on the 14th December, and lasts until the 18th December. All you have to do is hit up the PlayStation Store and download it when it's available. Sony's been allowing a lot of free trials lately, and they...

    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Injustice
    • Free
  • Japanese Sales Charts Yakuza: Kiwami 2 and Earth Defense Force 5 Take Top Spots

    PS4 and Pro see huge boosts

    PlayStation has enjoyed a pretty great week in Japan as we enter the holiday period. Two new PlayStation 4 titles took the top spots of the software charts, with Yakuza: Kiwami 2 and Earth Defense Force 5 both breaking 100,000 copies. Equally positive are the hardware charts, where Sony's current-gen system saw a...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • Poll Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament: Round 1 - Matches 29-32

    Ready? Fight!

    This is the eighth week of our Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament. 128 characters enter, but only one will be crowned champion -- and you decide who that champion will be. If you want to know more about the Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament, be sure to click through here. Previous Results (Click the image to...

    • Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Shenmue III Introduces New Character, Partnership with Lakshya Digital

    I see

    With publisher Deep Silver involved and a year of development still to go, expectations for Shenmue III have been raised. The good news is that Ys Net has been able to recruit some external support, with Lakshya Digital being brought on board to render the various non-playable characters that you’ll encounter around the world. If you’ve...

    • Ys Net
    • PS4
    • Shenmue
    • Art
  • News Ni no Kuni II Gets Optional Japanese Audio and a New Gameplay Trailer

    Take your pick

    As if to try and make up for the news that Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom has been delayed into March, Bandai Namco has released a lengthy new trailer for the upcoming role-playing game. It features cutscenes, gameplay, some gorgeous visuals, and a look behind the scenes at the title's Japanese voice cast. And yes, you'll be able to...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Ni no Kuni
    • Trailers
  • News The Game Awards 2017 Watched by a Mind-Boggling 11.5 Million

    Wow

    Proof that perseverance almost always pays off: Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards 2017 was watched by a mind-boggling 11.5 million people – legitimising the ceremony, and painting a positive future for the event. The best news is that it was actually excellent this year, with a perfect balance of awards, reveals, and industry tributes. Hats...

    • The Game Awards
    • Industry
    • Geoff Keighley

Tuesday12th Dec 2017

  • Store Update 12th December 2017 (Europe)

    Beastly

    Christmas is coming, but there’s still plenty of new things to play on the PlayStation 4 this week. In fact, there’s actually quite a lot: Gang Beasts, Okami HD, and Romancing SaGa 2. Speaking of the latter, this is a big week for the PS Vita as well, with over a half-dozen new titles to play. It’s December 2017! PS4 Games:...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News Final Fantasy XV Patch 1.20 Available on PS4, Lets You Switch Characters

    It's a big one, though

    As promised, Final Fantasy XV's December update is here, and the highlight is that it gives you the option of switching between all four party members in combat. On top of that, it adds some new tunes to the car radio from Final Fantasy XV: Comrades and the upcoming Episode Ignis. Speaking of which, the patch also...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • Patches
  • News Assassin's Creed Origins PS4 Patch 1.10 Out Now, Adds Horde Mode, Difficulty, Enemy Scaling

    Bayek to business

    Assassin's Creed Origins' December update is available to download now on PlayStation 4. Weighing in at around 3.2GB, patch 1.10 adds several new features to the surprisingly great open world adventure. First off, the update brings a horde mode to the table, allowing Bayek to fight off endless waves of enemies in the arena. On top...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Assassin's Creed
    • Patches
  • News NA PS Store's Gigantic Holiday Sale Is Scarily Big

    'Tis the season

    Oh! Oh? Oh... Sony has launched the first leg of its North American PlayStation Store Holiday Sale bonanza, and there are literally hundreds of items discounted here. Everyone’s entitled to up to 50 per cent off, but as always, PlayStation Plus subscribers will get added perks. So what are the highlights, then? Where to even...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Sales
    • North America
  • Feature The Making of MediEvil

    "Apparently Dan was something of a sex symbol in France"

    With the welcome announcement that MediEvil is getting a 4K remaster on PlayStation 4, we dig deep into the archives to unearth a piece on the making of the PSone original, penned by Editorial Director Damien McFerran many moons ago. Video games are fundamentally about escapism. It’s...

    • MediEvil
    • The Making Of
    • PSone
    • Features
  • Poll What Do You Think of Monster Hunter: World After Trying the PS4 Beta?

    Beastly?

    The Monster Hunter: World beta ends today (or it may have already ended, depending on when you're reading this) and it's safe to say that we've been left thoroughly impressed. You can have a read of our thoughts by clicking through here. But enough about what we think -- we want to know what you think of Monster Hunter: World after having...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Monster Hunter
    • Polls
    • Features
  • News Sony Uses Fan Art in MediEvil Remaster Reveal Trailer

    A royal blunder

    MediEvil’s been dormant as a franchise for over a decade, but fans have bridged the gap with various personal art projects over the years. Sir Dan is such a popular character that Deviant Art is awash with sketches and renders of the regal hero – including Clive ‘n’ Wrench creator

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • MediEvil
    • Trailers
  • News Destiny 2 Down for 7 Hours as Bungie Fixes Its Locked Content Mistakes

    Well, at least it's doing something

    Destiny 2 just can't seem to get out of the firing line. Following the launch of its first expansion, Curse of Osiris, players quickly discovered that those who didn't buy it were locked out of various endgame activities -- namely the Prestige Raid and the Prestige Nightfall. This was due to the fact that the...

    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
    • DLC
    • Patches
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    PS4

    Review Star Ocean: The Last Hope

    Another drop in the ocean

    For a series that has seemingly always lived in the shadow of its publisher’s older siblings, we sure are getting a lot of Star Ocean at the moment; we’ve now had three series entries on PlayStation 4 within the last 18 months. Despite its obvious qualities, the PS2 classic re-release of Star Ocean: Till the End of Time...

    • Reviews
    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Star Ocean: The Last Hope
  • News SoulCalibur VI Character Creation, Guest Characters Teased by Dev

    Stay sharp

    A popular feature that became something of a SoulCalibur staple, character creation sounds like it could be making a comeback in SoulCalibur VI. In an interview with Japanese publication Famitsu -- translated by Siliconera -- the development team at Bandai Namco teases its return, saying "character creation is something appealing...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • SoulCalibur
  • News Ni no Kuni II Delay Confirmed, Now Launches March 2018 for PS4

    As the rumour suggested

    Let's face it: a Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom delay was looking more and more likely. Despite the game supposedly launching in January, Bandai Namco has barely mentioned it for months now. Plus, we had that rumour back at the beginning of November, which suggested that a delay was on the cards. As it turns out,...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Ni no Kuni
    • Delays
    • Release Dates

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