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News: EA Cuffs Battlefield Hardline and Throws Away the Key Until 2015

EA Cuffs Battlefield Hardline and Throws Away the Key Until 2015

Dragon Age also dragon behind schedule

With several of its blockbuster titles not due until next year, EA's non-sports lineup for the rest of 2014 consisted of the ambitious Dragon Age: Inquisition and the unexpected yet thrilling Battlefield Hardline. Sadly, instead of taking a risk and pushing forward with these titles' pre-established release...

Review: Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (PlayStation 4)

Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition (PlayStation 4)

Nacho average platformer

Not content with causing a ruckus on Sony’s previous systems, Drinkbox Studios’ Mexican-themed Metroidvania marvel Guacamelee! is back for more in this amped up, definitive release. Featuring a host of extra content, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition – which we’ll refer to as ‘STCE’ from now on for the...

News: Samurai Warriors 4 Hacks and Slashes Its Way onto PS4 in October

Samurai Warriors 4 Hacks and Slashes Its Way onto PS4 in October

Resistance is feudal

A couple of titles might have decided to step down from what is shaping up to be an action packed October, but Samurai Warriors 4 is not that kind of game. Indeed, the PlayStation 4 slash-'em-up will be making a feudal fanfare in North America on 21st October, and in Europe on 24th October. This momentous occasion marks the...

Store Update: 22nd July 2014 (North America)

22nd July 2014 (North America)

Smell you later

PlayStation veterans are in for a treat this week, as Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is set to bring a funny whiff to Sony’s shiny black box. The remake of popular PSone classic Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee – which has forever tainted this editor’s ability to spell ‘odyssey’ – carries a premium price point at $29.99, but has...

News: LittleBigPlanet 3 Likely to Look the Part at 60FPS in 1080p on PS4

LittleBigPlanet 3 Likely to Look the Part at 60FPS in 1080p on PS4

Sackboy set to shine in sequel

While it’s always been enjoyable on the PlayStation 3, there’s no doubt that the LittleBigPlanet franchise could have profited from a smoother framerate. Fortunately, senior producer Daimion Pinnock has confirmed in an interview with Gaming Bolt that developer Sumo Digital is aiming to get sequel LittleBigPlanet 3...

Weirdness: Bloomin' Heck, Someone Made Shenmue in Minecraft

Bloomin' Heck, Someone Made Shenmue in Minecraft

Search for sailors all over again

It’s funny how you can remember your way around familiar locations even if you haven’t been there for years. We spent so many hours in Shenmue’s eighties recreation of Yokosuka on the Dreamcast that we know every crevice of this incredible Minecraft replica. It’s been built using a modified edition of the PC...

News: Dynasty Warriors 8: Complete Edition Carves Out a Huge Patch on PS4 and Vita

Dynasty Warriors 8: Complete Edition Carves Out a Huge Patch on PS4 and Vita

Keep pushing square

Just when you thought that you'd had your fill of putting thousands of grunts to death, Koei Tecmo has gone ahead and released Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Complete Edition's long awaited 1.01 update on the PlayStation 4 and Vita, along with a patch for the PS3 standalone Xtreme Legends expansion. It's quite a hefty...

News: Hurrah, Vita JRPG Freedom Wars Will Be Getting a Full Physical Release in Europe

Hurrah, Vita JRPG Freedom Wars Will Be Getting a Full Physical Release in Europe

For the players

In the words of William Wallace: "They may take our lives, but they'll never take our Freedom Wars physical copies!" Indeed, after a few weeks of petitioning, Sony has finally decided that PlayStation Vita JRPG Freedom Wars will be getting a full retail release in Europe. The title was unpopularly planned to be a digital only title,...

News: Wait, The Last of Us Is Getting a One-Night Only Stage Show?

Wait, The Last of Us Is Getting a One-Night Only Stage Show?

Guys and Joels

As we're sure that you've noticed, Sony's marketing machine has been working like a mad man for upcoming title The Last of Us Remastered. However, the company's latest effort has us slightly baffled. Dubbed The Last of Us: One Night Live, this exclusive event will bring the gritty and dystopian world of Naughty Dog's survival horror...

News: August PlayStation Plus Update to Boast Eclectic List of Free Games

August PlayStation Plus Update to Boast Eclectic List of Free Games

Something for everyone

We’re nearing that time of the month yet again where attention begins to turn to the next batch of free PlayStation Plus titles set to enter the Instant Game Collection. July saw the addition of PlayStation 4 releases Strider and TowerFall: Ascension – among others – but Sony is plotting a particularly varied lineup for...

News: Failing to Consider The Last of Us 2 Would Be a Disservice to Fans

Failing to Consider The Last of Us 2 Would Be a Disservice to Fans

Naughty Dog exploring ideas for a sequel

The Last of Us is one of the biggest PlayStation exclusives of all time, with sales of the PlayStation 3 version currently sitting at seven million units. The next-gen re-release – due out next week – is likely to bump those numbers up considerably, putting the property on par with first-party juggernauts...

News: Sony Taints Vita Exclusive Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines with Download Requirement

Sony Taints Vita Exclusive Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines with Download Requirement

Tainted move

Just like fellow first-party release Freedom Wars, you’ll need a roomy PlayStation Vita memory card in order to play Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines in Europe, as Sony has revealed that the title will only be available as a digital download in the region. There’s no word on a North American cartridge just yet, but seeing as the former...

News: PS4 Firmware Update Details Right Around the Corner

PS4 Firmware Update Details Right Around the Corner

New system software on the way

While primary competitor Microsoft has been busy updating its next-gen machine on a monthly basis, Sony has been much slower with firmware updates for the PlayStation 4. One could argue that the Japanese giant’s system deployed in a much sturdier state than the Xbox One, but with the latter now getting 3D Blu-ray...