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Out This Week: Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, Fluster Cluck

Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, Fluster Cluck

Cluckin' hell

And breathe again. After the downpour of new releases in October, we’re thankful for a week that doesn’t have quite as much stuff. Not that there’s an overwhelming lack of new PlayStation titles for you to plough through, with Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, and the brilliantly named Fluster Cluck all vying for your...

Review: DriveClub (PlayStation 4)

DriveClub (PlayStation 4)

How fast do you wanna go?

It’s been a long wait leading to a bumpy road for racing fans, but DriveClub is finally here. A curious lack of pre-release code and online connection issues has forced us to hold back our thoughts on Evolution Studios' cursed exclusive for a couple of weeks longer than we expected, but having now had a chance to see...

Review: Samurai Warriors 4 (PlayStation 4)

Samurai Warriors 4 (PlayStation 4)

Ronin around at the speed of sound

The Samurai Warriors franchise has always played second fiddle to sister series Dynasty Warriors, especially over here in the West. Where the latter is now up to its eighth main instalment, without counting any spin-offs, Samurai Warriors has only just reached its fourth incarnation. To the inexperienced, there...

News: You'll Be Able to Play Dead or Alive 5 for Free on PS4

You'll Be Able to Play Dead or Alive 5 for Free on PS4

Complimentary combat

Dead or Alive 5 is a bit like one of those adult hotlines: expensive but strangely enjoyable. With more downloadable costumes than an Ann Summers storeroom, Koei Tecmo has announced that a free version of PlayStation 4 port Dead or Alive 5: Last Round will release on Sony’s next-gen system. Much like the PlayStation 3’s...

News: Oh Sony, Did You Really Have to Use Sunset Overdrive's Font for Your Sale?

Oh Sony, Did You Really Have to Use Sunset Overdrive's Font for Your Sale?

Ratchet and clanger

Someone may want to get SCEA boss Shawn Layden on the blower, as Sony appears to have forgotten that Insomniac Games is working for the guys in green these days. The platform holder launched the first instalment in its Hallowe’en sale earlier today – and acknowledged the occasion with an image employing Xbox One exclusive...

Store Update: 21st October 2014 (North America)

21st October 2014 (North America)

Bring the bleat back

Have mercy upon us, great gaming gods, for we cannot cope with the software overload that you’re subjecting us to. This week’s North American PlayStation Store update may be light on heavy hitters, but it more than makes up for any shortcomings in sheer girth. Highlights include Samurai Warriors 4, The Legend of Korra, and

News: Senran Kagura Bon Appétit! Covers Vita in Whipped Cream

Senran Kagura Bon Appétit! Covers Vita in Whipped Cream

Great British Bust Off

If asparagus is an aphrodisiac, then Marvelous must have been chomping down the spring vegetable by the plateful when it conceived Senran Kagura Bon Appétit!. More or less Cooking Mama with ninja chefs, this rhythmic PlayStation Vita release sees you matching button inputs in order prepare a delicious dish for the depraved...

News: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Will Hold a Hefty Hunk of Your PS4's Hard Drive Hostage

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Will Hold a Hefty Hunk of Your PS4's Hard Drive Hostage

You'll need lots of Spacey

The PlayStation 4 may come packed with 500GB of internal storage, but if you're like us, and enjoy indulging in as many games as possible, this probably isn't enough room. Joining a recent cavalcade of absurdly large downloads, Call of Duty's latest annual outing will hold approximately 43GB of your PS4's hard drive space...

News: TV Tie-In The Legend of Korra Crashes Down on the NA PSN Today

TV Tie-In The Legend of Korra Crashes Down on the NA PSN Today

Rock you like a hurricane

With the highly anticipated Bayonetta 2 hitting the Wii U this week, PlayStation Platinum Games fans have been left to sit back and stare longingly at screenshots of the upcoming The Legend of Korra. However, while perusing the North American PlayStation Store, this writer spat coffee all over her monitor at the discovery...

News: DriveClub: PS Plus Edition Release Date to Be Revealed When Dev Has 'Concrete' Information

DriveClub: PS Plus Edition Release Date to Be Revealed When Dev Has 'Concrete' Information

One day this decade

As part of your daily DriveClub bulletin, Evolution Studios has said that it will announce the release date of the game’s hotly anticipated PlayStation Plus version when it has “concrete information” to share. The first-party studio – which also apologised for the delay – added that while it’s now getting on top of...

News: Wild Season Is the PS4 and Vita Harvest Moon That You've Been Hankering For

Wild Season Is the PS4 and Vita Harvest Moon That You've Been Hankering For

Farmyard fun

We love shooting space marines in the cranium as much as the next gamer, but sometimes we need a little respite. Quickfire Games hopes to serve up just that with Wild Season, an agricultural adventure due out on the PlayStation 4 and Vita in 2015. Inspired by the likes of Harvest Moon, the title will see you assume the role of a...

News: Get Set for Valley of the Yetis in Far Cry 4's Season Pass

Get Set for Valley of the Yetis in Far Cry 4's Season Pass

Fur-person shooter

Ubisoft’s gone and put its Bigfoot in it again. The French firm has announced a Season Pass for its upcoming Himalayan first-person shooter Far Cry 4, which will come with a selection of additional missions and objectives for the most ardent adventurers. Costing a pricey £23.99/$29.99, one of the extra tasks will see you take...

News: Sony: We'll Show You a Bunch of Stuff That We Shouldn't at PlayStation Experience

Sony: We'll Show You a Bunch of Stuff That We Shouldn't at PlayStation Experience

Choo choo

Are those the screeching wheels of an approaching hype train that we can hear on the horizon? We’ve attempted to play down Sony’s impending PlayStation Experience event – after all, excitement often leads to bitter disappointment – but SCEA chief Scott Rohde doesn’t appear to be on the same page as us. Speaking on the latest...

Interview: Will Tom Clancy's The Division Deliver on the PS4?

Will Tom Clancy's The Division Deliver on the PS4?

Massive expectations

Ubisoft sure knows how to make a splash. Tom Clancy’s The Division, much like Watch Dogs before it, dropped jaws at E3 2013, when it was announced for the PlayStation 4. The game – an open world third-person shooter with strong role-playing influences – not only promised to drag the industry into the next generation with...

Review: The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - The Complete First Season (PlayStation 4)

The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - The Complete First Season (PlayStation 4)

Long road ahead

Telltale Games had been around for quite some time before it deployed the first instalment in its episodic The Walking Dead tie-in way back in 2012. The Californian company had previously enjoyed varying levels of success with its Sam & Max series, but was still looking for a smash hit at the time. That changed when it introduced...

News: Tekken 7 Takes the Iron Fist Tournament to Task in Arcades Next Year

Tekken 7 Takes the Iron Fist Tournament to Task in Arcades Next Year

Jin and tonic

Tekken 7 will punch its way into Japanese arcades in February 2015, publisher Bandai Namco has announced. The beat-‘em-up was only revealed this summer at the Evo 2014 championships in July, but the organisation has been location testing the release for several weeks now overseas. This news is significant, as a PlayStation 4 port...

News: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Launch Trailer Proves That War Never Changes

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Launch Trailer Proves That War Never Changes

We'll fight them in the future

It’s become ‘cool’ to hate on Call of Duty, so we’re eager to avoid jumping aboard the bandwagon. That said, we swear that the folks at Activision have a scientific formula for these launch trailers. After all, this Advanced Warfare clip checks all of the boxes; from loud cries of ‘ooh rah’ to an edgy...