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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 115

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 115

Rain haven

The April showers are particularly unpredictable at Push Square Towers right now, which means that we have an excellent excuse not to brave the outdoors – after all, no one likes getting wet if they can help it. Fortunately, we have a solution: stay indoors and play video games until Monday prematurely arrives. Bonza! Sammy Barker,...

Poll: Do You Want More Family Friendly Platformers on PS4?

Do You Want More Family Friendly Platformers on PS4?

Oodibigah

Grab your Groovitrons because Ratchet & Clank is a critical and commercial hit – just try not to mention the movie while you move your feet to the beat. The game – with its strong consumer reception and compelling price point – topped the UK sales charts this week, significantly outpacing Play

News: Ratchet & Clank's PS4 Reboot Is the Franchise's Fastest Selling Entry So Far

Ratchet & Clank's PS4 Reboot Is the Franchise's Fastest Selling Entry So Far

Qwark speed

It's topped the charts in the UK, Australia, and various other European nations – and now Sony has confirmed that the new Ratchet & Clank game is the fastest selling entry in the franchise globally. The title – which launched at a lower price than its predecessors – has scooped up a slew of accolades from both press and fans...

Review: Hitman: Episode 2 - Sapienza (PS4)

Hitman: Episode 2 - Sapienza (PS4)

Bellisimo

The quiet, picturesque Italian seafront town of Sapienza is a retiree's dream. Bathed in sun, the cobbled streets are full of cafés, trattorias, and street performers – not to mention the diamond blue sea, and the quaint old church that sits next to it. How strange, then, that for all its serenity, Sapienza works exceptionally well as...

Rumour: Battlefield 5 Is Going to Blow Up Next Week

Battlefield 5 Is Going to Blow Up Next Week

Bringing the boom

Technically, Battlefield 5 hasn't been officially announced yet, but it's looking more and more inevitable that the shooter - which we know is currently in development - is going to be revealed very soon. According to German publication Play3.de, official sources have confirmed that the game's going to be shown next Friday, the...

News: Sucker Punch Recruiting for Spectacular Sandbox PS4 Game

Sucker Punch Recruiting for Spectacular Sandbox PS4 Game

Spectacular, eh?

It's been quiet for over a year now, so plenty of attention is starting to be placed on Sucker Punch – the studio behind PlayStation hits such as inFAMOUS and Sly Cooper. Nobody really knows what the developer's up to, but its recruitment page does contain a few hints. According to a Senior Graphics Programmer listing its next...

News: First-Person Warhammer Shooter Space Hulk: Deathwing Has Potential on PS4

First-Person Warhammer Shooter Space Hulk: Deathwing Has Potential on PS4

First gameplay emerges from the darkness

The action of Space Hulk: Deathwing certainly looks crunchy in the title's first gameplay trailer. A first-person shooter that can be played with friends or with computer controlled buddies, it tasks you with surviving the exploration of massive space ships as you're hounded by deadly alien enemies...

News: Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Is Looking Like the Best Game in the Series

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Is Looking Like the Best Game in the Series

It's an art

It's not out here in the West for quite a while yet, but Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization continues to look like the best PlayStation title that the popular property has spawned, at least, as far as we're concerned. Evolving a lot of concepts and mechanics found in the previous two titles, Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment and...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4 to Feature Full Campaign and 10 Multiplayer Maps

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PS4 to Feature Full Campaign and 10 Multiplayer Maps

Stay frosty

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is not set to be announced until next week, but it's leaking like a punctured pipe. That is, if the above advertisement is to be believed; there are people casting shade over its legitimacy, but we're not sure where the supposed leaker would have obtained access to high resolution key art. It looks pretty...

News: UK Magazine Play Calls Paper Based Issues a Day

UK Magazine Play Calls Paper Based Issues a Day

Play another day

As someone whose entire career was founded off the back of spending hundreds of hours reading Official PlayStation Magazine, EDGE, and GamesTM, it's always sad to hear that a UK institution is pulling out of newsagents. Play, admittedly, wasn't this author's regular read – but your humble host still has multiple issues littered...

Review: Ray Gigant (PS Vita)

Ray Gigant (PS Vita)

Yorigami killer

Another dungeon crawling role-playing game from Japanese developer Experience, Ray Gigant is a good entry point to an often complex genre, boasting streamlined mechanics, an enjoyable story, and decent cast of characters. Adding to the Vita's already crowded catalogue of Japanese titles, does this tale of teenagers and colossal...

Competition: Loki Here! Win Big with Zombie Vikings: Ragnarök Edition on PS4

Loki Here! Win Big with Zombie Vikings: Ragnarök Edition on PS4

Exclusive signed art! Tees! PS4 Blu-rays!

To celebrate the reanimation of smash side-scrolling brawler Zombie Vikings: Ragnarök Edition at retail, we've teamed up with our fine friends at Rising Star and Zoink Games to give away ten Blu-ray copies of this complete PlayStation 4 re-packaging. The set includes the original game in additional to...

News: 6 Minute Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer Shows Why It's One to Watch on PS4

6 Minute Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer Shows Why It's One to Watch on PS4

Augment your eyes

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has had our attention since it was announced, but its newest trailer is arguably the best we've seen from its marketing push. The six minute clip that we've embedded outlines the game's story, as ever-grizzled protagonist Adam Jensen natters on about robotic augmentations and the state of the world. It's...

News: Fallout 4 Survival Mode Set to Irradiate PS4 Next Week

Fallout 4 Survival Mode Set to Irradiate PS4 Next Week

Pack those stims

After a long wait, Fallout 4's revamped survival mode will be coming to PlayStation 4 next week, Bethesda estimates. The punishing new setting does away with privileges like quicksave and autosave, forcing you to eat, drink, and sleep in order to survive the dangers of the Commonwealth. Survival mode's been in a beta testing phase...

News: The Witcher 3 Dev Doesn't Plan on Remastering the First Two Games for PS4

The Witcher 3 Dev Doesn't Plan on Remastering the First Two Games for PS4

You'll have to make do with just one 200 hour game

There were rumours a while back that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings was going to end up on the PlayStation 3, but it never happened. Likewise, both before and after the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, there were whispers that the first two titles in the series were going to be remastered...