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Reaction: EGX London Hammers Another Nail in PS Vita's Coffin

EGX London Hammers Another Nail in PS Vita's Coffin

Dead too soon

Sony managed to squeeze a double-decker bus onto its booth at EGX London last week, but we didn’t spot a single PlayStation Vita. The flailing format has been largely ignored at the platform holder’s various press conferences this year, but has always enjoyed a strong showfloor presence, with titles such as Freedom Wars and

News: This Enormous PS4 Bundle Is Bordering on Parody

This Enormous PS4 Bundle Is Bordering on Parody

Chuck everything in

In addition to wiping the floor with Microsoft's abhorrent used games policies, Sony’s strategy for the latest generation seems to have centred on one very simple tactic: bundle everything. The platform holder has announced a dizzying number of hardware packages over the past 12 months, and this set available in Germany is the...

News: Telltale's The Walking Dead, Er, Walks onto PS4 on 24th October

Telltale's The Walking Dead, Er, Walks onto PS4 on 24th October

It's about Clemen-time

The Walking Dead has seemingly been shambling onto the PlayStation 4 for months now. However, after an almost endless run of rumours, developer Telltale Games has confirmed that the title will be launching for the super system on 24th October. To be clear, both seasons will be released separately, in digital and

News: What Do the PlayStation Vita's First Themes Look Like?

What Do the PlayStation Vita's First Themes Look Like?

Suits you, sir

Unlike the PlayStation 4, the PlayStation Vita has always been relatively customisable. Straight out of the box, Sony allowed you to personalise the platform’s bubbly user interface with different colours and pictures – but that functionality’s evolved today. As part of the portable’s v3.30 firmware update, the company has...

News: Sony: The Last Guardian Development Couldn't Be Better

Sony: The Last Guardian Development Couldn't Be Better

"That might be a bit of an exaggeration"

At this point, we’re convinced that the inevitable documentary detailing the production of The Last Guardian will be better than any game that Team ICO actually manage to ship. As part of an interview with Japanese publication Famitsu, Sony Worldwide Studios gaffer Shuhei Yoshida reiterated that the long...

News: Firmware Update 3.30 Brightens Up PS Vita with Themes

Firmware Update 3.30 Brightens Up PS Vita with Themes

Dream theme

Want to know what’s better than first-party games? Themes, of course! Sony may have more or less pulled the plug on internal PlayStation Vita development, but at least it’s released a new firmware update that promises to bring a slew of pretty patterns to your favourite portable. Beginning today, you’ll be able to

Live: See More of Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Type 0 HD Right Here

See More of Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Type 0 HD Right Here

The boys are back in town

Phew, we just about managed to catch this one. At 12PM BST, Square Enix will be live streaming an extended Tokyo Game Show presentation which will feature Final Fantasy XV and Final Fantasy Type 0 HD. Sounds good, doesn't it? The only problem, though, is that we're completely unsure how 'extended' the showing will actually...

Feature: What Do You Get in DriveClub: PS Plus Edition on PS4?

What Do You Get in DriveClub: PS Plus Edition on PS4?

Fast and furious

DriveClub: PS Plus Edition is undoubtedly the highlight of October’s massive PlayStation Plus update, but you may be pondering what the free PlayStation 4 download actually includes. As the name indicates, this isn’t the full version of Evolution Studios’ next-gen racer, but a cut down copy designed to give you a taste of...

News: Sigh! Even Sony Can't Resist Ruffling Fanboy Feathers

Sigh! Even Sony Can't Resist Ruffling Fanboy Feathers

Not this again

Virtually all video game trailers include carefully selected press quotes, but this DriveClub clip just couldn’t resist fuelling the fanboy flames. At one point in the 90-second promo embedded below, the platform holder points out that Evolution Studios’ next-gen racer is the PlayStation 4’s purported 'Forza killer'. Granted,...

News: Destiny's 1.0.2 Patch Goes Live, Improves Loot and Dishes out More Rewards for Strikes

Destiny's 1.0.2 Patch Goes Live, Improves Loot and Dishes out More Rewards for Strikes

About time

The day that all of you Guardians have been waiting for has finally arrived, as Destiny's highly anticipated 1.0.2 update is now live, and we know what most of you must be thinking as you read this: it's about bloody time. As promised, the patch makes changes to the Cryptarch, who had a horrible habit of giving you gear that didn't live...

News: DriveClub, Dust, and Spelunky Free for PS4 in October PS Plus Update

DriveClub, Dust, and Spelunky Free for PS4 in October PS Plus Update

Batman: Arkham Asylum, Pix the Cat, and more up for grabs

Hold onto your hats, folks – it’s the monthly PlayStation Plus update for October. Always a momentous occasion – whether you’re a fan of Sony’s recent giveaways or not – this month is definitely the largest in some time. That’s partly due to the headline addition: DriveClub:...

Review: CastleStorm: Definitive Edition (PlayStation 4)

CastleStorm: Definitive Edition (PlayStation 4)

It's reigning Zen

Blurring the line between tower defense and real-time strategy, CastleStorm proved a surprise hit when we reviewed it last year. This time, Zen Studios’ clever mash-up is back on the PlayStation 4, with all of its previous DLC and a few new surprises up its sleeve. But how does this version stack up against the game that we...

Store Update: 1st October 2014 (Europe)

1st October 2014 (Europe)

Wiped out

As is often the case, this week’s European PlayStation Store update isn’t quite as exciting as its North American counterpart. That doesn’t mean that there’s not a ton to look forward to, though, as Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, Futuridium EP Deluxe, and Natural Doctrine all take centre stage. The full lin

News: Sorry, PS4 Racer DriveClub Will Only Support Thrustmaster Driving Wheels

Sorry, PS4 Racer DriveClub Will Only Support Thrustmaster Driving Wheels

Logitech left in the lurch

For the longest time PlayStation 4 racer DriveClub seemed like it would never release. But now, with the title mere weeks away, Sony has released a list on the PlayStation Blog of all the peripherals that will work with the game. And, if we're totally honest, it's a disappointingly short list. Indeed, only the Thrustmaster...

News: Fight the Urge to Fritter Your Finances in European PSN Sale

Fight the Urge to Fritter Your Finances in European PSN Sale

How low can you go?

Everyone loves an impulse purchase, but the sheer number of savings on the PlayStation Store these days is getting out of hand. Not long after discounting a number of smaller PlayStation 4 titles, Sony has announced that it’s cutting the price of a bunch of PlayStation 3 and Vita releases, too. All available from today in...