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Review: Samurai Warriors 4 (PlayStation Vita)

Samurai Warriors 4 (PlayStation Vita)

More than a slice

Warriors titles have enjoyed a good run on Sony's underappreciated handheld, with ports of recent releases proving to be decent alternatives to their home console counterparts. At times, portable play suits the hack and slashers better, as you can jump in and out of battle at a moment's notice. The only consistent problem is that...

News: Double Fine Treats PS4, PS3 to Exclusive Sackboy Content in Costume Quest 2

Double Fine Treats PS4, PS3 to Exclusive Sackboy Content in Costume Quest 2

Knock and fun

It may seem like we’re playing tricks with you, but we can guarantee that we’re not – Sackboy really is joining the Costume Quest 2 cast on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Due out ahead of Hallowe’en in North America next week, Double Fine’s hotly anticipated knock and run sequel will allow you to dress up as Media...

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

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

Once bitten, twice shy

The first season of Telltale Games’ story heavy zombie game, The Walking Dead, spooked the PlayStation 4 earlier this month, and we liked it very much – even if it didn't run that much smoother than its PlayStation 3 predecessor. Fortunately, The Walking Dead: Season Two is a far superior port. On previous generation...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Will Release on 28th October

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Will Release on 28th October

Stability updates will inevitably follow

Sony said that it wanted to release PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 before the biggest games of the year, and it’s held true to that word. The platform holder has nonchalantly dated the jumbo download on its official Twitter account, confirming that you’ll be able to nab the software refresh from 28th...

News: Psyonix Targets the Top of the Rocket League

Psyonix Targets the Top of the Rocket League

Rocket power

What is better than football, we hear you cry? Well, football with rocket-powered cars, of course. That's the basic premise of the fast-paced, action sports game Rocket League, currently ambiguously announced for "consoles" in Spring 2015. Coming a little while after the launch of Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars,...

News: The Unfinished Swan Picks Up Its Paintbrush on PS4 and Vita Next Week

The Unfinished Swan Picks Up Its Paintbrush on PS4 and Vita Next Week

Still not finished

The Unfinished Swan is one of those rare PlayStation 3 titles that scored a 10/10 on this very website – and if you missed out on it the first time around, you’ll be able to sample the imaginitive adventure on the PlayStation 4 and Vita next week. Due out on 28th October in North America and 29th October in Europe, this...

News: Blimey, The Last of Us Is Getting a Game of the Year Edition for PS3

Blimey, The Last of Us Is Getting a Game of the Year Edition for PS3

Third time's the charm

That's right, Naughty Dog's seminal survival horror The Last of Us is now getting the official 'Game of the Year' treatment it so sorely deserves. This new version – which is currently only confirmed for Europe – includes the original game, plus all subsequent downloadable content, and will be launching on 11th November...

Talking Point: Do You Ever Stump Up for Season Passes?

Do You Ever Stump Up for Season Passes?

Chump change

The so-called Season Pass has become the latest way for publishers to extract even more money from cash strapped gamers. What started life as L.A. Noire’s largely innocuous Rockstar Pass – a pre-purchase for several additional cases in the sandbox detective game – has, much like the Online Pass that preceded it, evolved into an...

News: What's the Latest on PS4 Racer DriveClub's Online Issues?

What's the Latest on PS4 Racer DriveClub's Online Issues?

Stuck in first gear

While we don’t doubt that it’s doing everything that it possibly can, we worry that Evolution Studios may have taken a little too long to get DriveClub up and running as intended. Despite high expectations at the start of the month, interest in the PlayStation 4 exclusive racer has plummeted over the past few days –...

Round Up: Shadow Warrior PS4 Reviews Go for the Throat

Shadow Warrior PS4 Reviews Go for the Throat

Blades of steel

Shadow Warrior started life as a 3D Realms developed first-person shooter, so we can understand why your scepticism is already at an all time high. This PlayStation 4 reimagining by Polish developer Flying Wild Hog, however, aims to drag the original into the next generation – without forgetting any of the late 90s tropes that...

News: Does LittleBigPlanet 3 Look Much Better on the PS4?

Does LittleBigPlanet 3 Look Much Better on the PS4?

Simply thread

Considering that we keep conveniently ignoring it, you may have forgotten that LittleBigPlanet 3 is set to gad onto the PlayStation 3 next month, alongside the PlayStation 4. However, with two versions of the same game on store shelves, you may be curious if there are any differences between the duo. Honestly, the answer is not really...

Store Update: 22nd October 2014 (Europe)

22nd October 2014 (Europe)

Break the rules

The early bird always catches the worm, so we guess that we’ll be forced to feed on scraps for posting the European PlayStation Store update so darn late in the day. We’d blame the delay on traffic, but, well, that’s not strictly true. Either way, a rival saying states that you’re better late than never – and we happen to...