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Guide: Tips for Surviving The Witcher 3's Punishing Combat on PS4

Tips for Surviving The Witcher 3's Punishing Combat on PS4

Never yield, never break

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt can be a brutal game. Succeeding in combat requires good reactions, a knowledge of your limitations, experience with your current enemy type, and a good grasp of your magical signs. On the harder difficulties, one wrong move can be your end, while even on the easier difficulties, you still need to...

Review: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Ascendance (PlayStation 4)

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Ascendance (PlayStation 4)

Fastest food

You know that the world has really hit the skids when zombies take over a fast food restaurant, the last bastion of all that is good in our western society. The blank stares, the lust for blood, the senseless grunting – all of that is gone, replaced by hordes of the undead. In the latest slice of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC,...

News: Rockstar Games Is Suing the BBC Over a TV Drama About Grand Theft Auto

Rockstar Games Is Suing the BBC Over a TV Drama About Grand Theft Auto

Game changer

BBC's planned television drama, currently titled Game Changer, is about the controversy surrounding Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto series. The plot follows the long dispute between Sam Houser, Rockstar's president, and Jack Thompson, the outspoken lawyer and critic who says that video games cause real world violence. Rockstar has now...

News: Japanese Game Sales Hit a Whole New Low Last Week

Japanese Game Sales Hit a Whole New Low Last Week

The beginning of the end

Japan may be responsible for our love affair with video games, but the country is quickly going off the consoles that it helped to popularise. You may remember the dire Media Create figures that we posted earlier in the week – well, they are worse than you think. Much worse. According to the organisation, last week's...

News: PS4 Exclusive Ultra Street Fighter IV Gets a Rather Rousing Launch Trailer

PS4 Exclusive Ultra Street Fighter IV Gets a Rather Rousing Launch Trailer

Going pro

Ultra Street Fighter IV may be a re-release, but what a re-release it's shaping up to be. The most complete edition of Street Fighter IV – a title that's considered by many to be one of the best fighting games ever made – is heading exclusively to PlayStation 4 later this month. It'll launch on Sony's newest console with all of the...

News: Unmask the Characters of Batman: Arkham Knight on PS4

Unmask the Characters of Batman: Arkham Knight on PS4

Why so serious?

Rocksteady's really ramping up for the release of Batman: Arkham Knight on the PlayStation 4 next month, and it's deployed another behind-the-scenes video outlining the creation of some of the main character designs. In it, we get a closer look at the Dark Knight himself, as well as the titular Arkham Knight and Scarecrow. Lead...

News: Guilty Gear Xrd Sign Clears a Path to PS4, PS3 in Europe Next Month

Guilty Gear Xrd Sign Clears a Path to PS4, PS3 in Europe Next Month

At long last

We live in an age where long game delays between regions are uncommon, but Guilty Gear Xrd Sign has managed to buck that trend. The game released in Japan and North America last year, but has taken an age to fight its way into Europe. Fortunately, it will finally throw a fireball to the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in the Old World...

News: So, Looks Like Sony's Already Working on the PS5

So, Looks Like Sony's Already Working on the PS5

A whole new world

While the PlayStation 4 is likely to be around for many years yet, we'd expect Sony to be starting to think about the future right about now. It's already set out its stall with the likes of PlayStation Now, but with Internet infrastructure not quite up to speed, we suspect that there'll be at least one more traditional console...

News: No, This Is Not Proof of Crash Bandicoot PS4

No, This Is Not Proof of Crash Bandicoot PS4

We wished it was

This time every year the Internet goes stir crazy over rumours that make very little logical sense. We saw glimpses of that earlier in the week with Shenmue, but this Crash Bandicoot image is even worse. Once again, it revolves around a fuzzy photograph of a projector screen featuring everyone's favourite Converse-wearing rodent...

News: Samurai Warriors 4-II's First English Trailer Introduces a New Hero to the Chaos

Samurai Warriors 4-II's First English Trailer Introduces a New Hero to the Chaos

The crimson crusader

According to history, Naomasa Li was apparently a bit of a badass. One of Ieyasu Tokugawa's most renowned retainers, he led a unit known as the 'Red Devils' - a nickname brought about by their crimson armour. Although it's thought that his death was mostly due to a wound that he received during one of Japan's most decisive...

News: Game of Thrones: Episode 4 Gets Comfy on PS4, PS3 from Next Week

Game of Thrones: Episode 4 Gets Comfy on PS4, PS3 from Next Week

Chair you go

Surprise next week on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. You'll be able to nab the game from 26th May in North America and 27th May in Europe. According to the episode blurb, the story will see the fate of the Forresters hanging in the balance – as it has done since the season premiere. How are you getting on with this episodic...

Guide: Where to Find All Places of Power in The Witcher 3 on PS4

Where to Find All Places of Power in The Witcher 3 on PS4

Kneel for added steel

By now you've probably read our monstrous guide on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's various skills. We're going to assume, then, that you've got a good idea of how you want to upgrade your character – but you're going to need some Ability Points to get going. You'll nab these when you level up, but seeing as this isn't the type...