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News: Toukiden: Kiwami's Animated Trailer Is Well Worth a Look if You're a Wannabe Slayer

Toukiden: Kiwami's Animated Trailer Is Well Worth a Look if You're a Wannabe Slayer

Setting the scene

Many often complain about CG trailers that don't show gameplay - ourselves included - but we can forgive promotional material that really manages to convey a certain atmosphere, or sets a scene especially well. Want monster hunting on PlayStation? Look no further than Toukiden: Kiwami Enter Toukiden: Kiwami's animated trailer,...

News: Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Gets Japanese Release Time Frame, Could Hint at Western Launch Date

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Gets Japanese Release Time Frame, Could Hint at Western Launch Date

Hmmm

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4's been given an autumn - or fall for you Americans - release date in its native Japan, which has lead to many fans pondering what this means for its Western launch. Still scheduled for 2015 in Europe and North America, the PlayStation 4 brawler was and still is largely expected as an autumn or winter...

Guide: How to Kill the Witches of Hemwick in Bloodborne on PS4

How to Kill the Witches of Hemwick in Bloodborne on PS4

Toil and trouble

And now it's time for something a little more tedious. If you've made it this far in PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne you'll have had to off some seriously threatening beasts – but the Witches of Hemwick are more annoying than aggressive. You'll find yourself in a rectangular room with two elevated areas on either side. These...

Guide: How to Escape Bloodborne's Death Dealer Prison in Yahar'gul, Unseen Village

How to Escape Bloodborne's Death Dealer Prison in Yahar'gul, Unseen Village

Break free with your Blood Echoes

Bloodborne loves to toy with you like a predator and its prey, and if you get too comfortable, it'll really kick your ass. Case in point: shortly after navigating the Healing Church Workshop, you'll happen upon a couple of Death Dealers. These may have ridiculous names, but the sack wielding nasties are pretty...

Review: Doodle Kingdom (PlayStation Vita)

Doodle Kingdom (PlayStation Vita)

Variety is the spice of life

If you didn't think that you had a God complex, you certainly will after a few hours with JoyBits' return to its flagship seller, the Doodle series. While Doodle Kingdom certainly upholds the traditional formula the franchise is renowned for – albeit with a fresh thematic twist – it also tries its creative hand at a...

Review: Rack N Ruin (PlayStation 4)

Rack N Ruin (PlayStation 4)

Not so much Rack 'n' Roll

Rack N Ruin attempts to pull at the nostalgia strings, getting inspiration from all sorts of old-school adventure games. Instead of giving you a hero, though, you get Rack, a little demon who is hell bent on destroying planets. This demon-driven adventure game attempts to blend some of the best classic titles into one...

Store Update: 1st April 2015 (Europe)

1st April 2015 (Europe)

Second go

If you've already got the Platinum Trophy in Bloodborne like our very own Dan Carter (!!!), then you may be looking for a new challenge. Fortunately, the fine folks over at Bandai Namco have brought forward the release of Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin, and it's part of this week's meaty PlayStation Store update. Also up for grabs...

Talking Point: What One Game Do You Always Come Back To?

What One Game Do You Always Come Back To?

The one and only

Addiction is a strong word, but that's how many would describe their need to play one single game time and time again. A title that you've never really been able to put down, something that your mind always wanders back to, whether it's because you're bored and unsure of what to play, or because you simply enjoy it so much. It may...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 4 and Bloodborne Slaughter the Competition 

Japanese Sales Charts: PlayStation 4 and Bloodborne Slaughter the Competition 

The hunt is over

The PlayStation 4 is basking in the blood of its enemies right now, as it's managed to top the Japanese hardware charts for the fifth week in a row. A slew of big software releases have kept Sony's system in first place, although that momentum could be slowing down soon now that the big hitters have passed by. Still, Bloodborne...

Feature: There Was No Place Quite Like PlayStation Home

There Was No Place Quite Like PlayStation Home

Memories of Sony's madcap virtual world

There's a big 'To Let' sign in the Home Plaza today, and the remnants of makeshift toilet paper streamers scattered about its tufts of unkempt grass. Hours earlier, avatars congregated to wish the virtual world farewell, with one last cabbage patch dance under silky blue skies. Now, the weather is moody, and...