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Who Would Win Wednesdays: Alduin vs. Bahamut

Alduin vs. Bahamut

Round 11

We're now so far into Who Wins Wednesdays that we've had to start using numbers when it comes to typing out the tagline. We've had ten features leading up to today's duel, with the last battle ending up as a win for everyone's favourite alien, Garrus Vakarian. In an attempt to keep things feeling fresh, we're going to move away from gun...

Push Rewind: Management, Morpheus, and Minecraft

Management, Morpheus, and Minecraft

The calm before the storm

There’s no doubt that we are now deep in the pre-E3 lull. Sony may have hastily announced The Last of Us Remastered this week, but we get the distinct impression that it didn’t want to. As such, we suspect that any Earth shattering stories that hit the headlines over the coming months will be leaks from the Los...

Talking Point: Is The Last of Us Remastered Enough to Carry PS4 Until Christmas?

Is The Last of Us Remastered Enough to Carry PS4 Until Christmas?

Something to fight for

Sony clearly intended to make a bigger splash with The Last of Us Remastered before it leaked. The platform holder admirably attempted to shrug aside the mistimed comments made by Turkish executive Sercan Sulun late last month, but it couldn’t gloss over the big gaping banner advertisement that it acc

Interview: How Renegade Kid Embraces PlayStation Survival Horror Classics in Cult County

How Renegade Kid Embraces PlayStation Survival Horror Classics in Cult County

It's a storm out there

While Kickstarter may be rife with new blood trying to get their first foot through the game development door, there are also veteran studios using the crowd sourcing format to create the titles of their dreams, with big name outfits such as Obsidian Entertainment and Double Fine successfully funding releases through the...

First Impressions: Beating Up Siblings in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle

Beating Up Siblings in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle

Keep it in the family

For the uninitiated, the constant wave of previously Japanese-only titles getting a Western release can be extremely daunting. Despite the recent successes of Persona 4 Golden, Catherine, and even the likes of Demon’s Souls, there still exists a barrier that very few people are willing to cross in the name of newer, more...

First Impressions: Sliding Down the Slipway with Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day

Sliding Down the Slipway with Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day

Ranko's Creed

In case you're unaware, Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day is not technically a game in the normal sense of the word. Instead, it's a rather big bundle of delight, featuring four short anime movies from acclaimed directors who brought you cult classics such as the 1988 blockbuster Akira, and a rather quirky gameplay segment...

Exclusive: Mass Effect Meets Morpheus in Beatshapers' PS4 Exclusive RPG

Mass Effect Meets Morpheus in Beatshapers' PS4 Exclusive RPG

Studio's virtual reality adventure unveiled

Ukrainian indie outfit Beatshapers is no stranger to new PlayStation initiatives. The firm was one of the first to create content for Sony’s lighter bites platform PlayStation Minis, before making an early appearance on the PlayStation Vita with Stardrone Extreme. Now, with its PlayStation 4 debut...

First Impressions: Murdered: Soul Suspect Makes a Compelling Case on PS4

Murdered: Soul Suspect Makes a Compelling Case on PS4

Ghost crimebuster

A plunge from a fourth floor window to the street below isn’t quite enough to kill hard as nails detective Ronan O’Connor. The seven bullets that follow are. The introduction to our hands-on with the PlayStation 4 version of Murdered: Soul Suspect was certainly arresting, and made us eager to find out more about this upcoming...

Feature: 12 PS3 Hits We'd Like to See Remastered for PS4

12 PS3 Hits We'd Like to See Remastered for PS4

Lick of paint

With content droughts always a concern shortly after the release of a brand new system, we predicted earlier in the year that 2014 would play host to a slew of PlayStation 3 re-releases. While this hasn’t quite played out just yet – with Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition and Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition being the most noti

Guide: Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition PS3 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition PS3 Trophy Guide & Road Map

Going deeper underground

MineCraft: PlayStation 3 Edition may look simple on the surface, but it’s one of the most imaginative games currently available for Sony’s ageing home console. It also happens to sport a fairly straightforward Platinum Trophy, so as big fans of this indie escapade, we’ve pulled together a guide helping you to score...

First Impressions: Rolling with the PS4 Port of Skating Smash OlliOlli

Rolling with the PS4 Port of Skating Smash OlliOlli

Deck the mall

We won’t need to expend too many sentences to summarise the PlayStation 4 port of Roll7’s surprisingly strong skateboarding sim OlliOlli: it’s the PlayStation Vita game amplified to the size of your television screen. Rather than develop the title in-house, the British-based studio has offloaded the heavy lifting to BlitWorks,...

First Impressions: Is the PS Vita Dragging Murasaki Baby Back?

Is the PS Vita Dragging Murasaki Baby Back?

Who loves ya, baby?

Murasaki Baby is a gobstoppingly gorgeous title – but it’s yet to prove that it’s an entertaining one. The inaugural escapade by Italian outfit Ovosonico shares similarities with creative director Massimo Guarini’s previous outing Shadows of the Damned, in that it provides an inviting aesthetic, but not enough immediate...

Hands On: Ubisoft Abandons Weapons for Watercolours in Child of Light on PS4

Ubisoft Abandons Weapons for Watercolours in Child of Light on PS4

Sweet child o' mine

Female protagonists are a rare sight. Most games lean towards a male lead, allowing women to – at most – occupy the role of a sidekick. Child of Light, however, sees a young girl take centre stage in an intriguing PlayStation 4 production. Elaborately named Aurora, the protagonist is a princess, and although her crown slips...

Talking Point: Has Sony's Dithering Turned Off PS Vita TV's Chances?

Has Sony's Dithering Turned Off PS Vita TV's Chances?

Change the channel

As expected, Amazon broadcast its arrival into the microconsole space today. The straightforwardly named Fire TV is a miniscule set top box designed to stream media applications such as Netflix and Hulu to your television. However, in addition to being a conduit for video content, the miniscule machine can also be upgraded with...

DLC Review: Underwater Espionage in BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode Two

Underwater Espionage in BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea - Episode Two

Wave goodbye

Videogame fans cried out in unison as industry legend Ken Levine announced that he’d be closing down beloved BioShock developer Irrational Games a few weeks ago. However, the office was not to be boarded up until he’d seen the third and final instalment of BioShock Infinite’s DLC out of the door. Now that the dust’s settled,...