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News: Wait, Did Techland Just Cancel the PS3 Version of Dying Light?

Wait, Did Techland Just Cancel the PS3 Version of Dying Light?

Next-gen only

Dying Light developer Techland has announced that the parkour-'em-up will no longer be shambling onto the PlayStation 3. The studio stated that it wants to focus on making a game which truly encapsulates the 'next-gen feel', and cited the technical limitations of the older hardware as the main reason for the reversal. "Much of this...

Store Update: 28th October 2014 (North America)

28th October 2014 (North America)

Freedom fighters

Another week, another outrageous North American PlayStation Store update. This time the highlights are numerous, with Costume Quest 2, The Unfinished Swan, and Lords of the Fallen all vying for your attention. We’ll need to put Ariana Grande on loop to get through this one. PS4 Games: Battle Islands (Free) C

Round Up: Your Ultimate Guide to PS4 Firmware Update 2.00

Your Ultimate Guide to PS4 Firmware Update 2.00

Everything in one place

The release of PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 had a bit of everything: drama, excitement, and, of course, a spot of PlayStation Network downtime. Still, with the good ship Sony well and truly steadied, and all of our tutorials penned, we figured that we should milk this mahoosive operating system overhaul with one last...

Guide: How to Use Share Play on the PS4

How to Use Share Play on the PS4

Pass the controller

There are a ton of great additions available as part of PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00, but Share Play is without a doubt the headline feature. This nifty tool allows you to create a kind of virtual couch environment, which enables you to “pass the controller” to an online friend, essentially allowing them to take...

News: PSN Down as Sony's Servers Feel PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Strain

PSN Down as Sony's Servers Feel PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Strain

Offline agony

Being a PlayStation fan is a bit like supporting the England football team these days: when the chips are up, you just know that they’re going to come crashing down at some point. As such, it’s no surprise that just when we were starting to feel satisfied with PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00, the PlayStation Network has...

Guide: How to Upload PS4 Share Clips to YouTube

How to Upload PS4 Share Clips to YouTube

Broadcast yourself

The social features of the PlayStation 4 have been screaming out for YouTube compatibility for some time now, and PS4 firmware update v2.00 has finally made it a reality. Now you’ll no longer need to take advantage of workarounds in order to upload your share clips directly to Google’s ginormous video streaming site –...

Push Scare: Why the Abysmal Zombeer Has Changed My Outlook on Games

Why the Abysmal Zombeer Has Changed My Outlook on Games

Wasted

As I think about all of the horror games that I’ve played over the years, there’s one that keeps barging to the forefront of my mind. It’s a title that won’t be rubbing shoulders with shining examples of the genre – such as Silent Hill or Resident Evil – but still manages to represent one of the most chilling gaming experiences...

Review: Pix the Cat (PlayStation 4)

Pix the Cat (PlayStation 4)

Feline fine

At first glance, Pix the Cat appears to be a relatively simple arcade experience. However, this unassuming exterior belies its innovative and addictive mechanics, as well its surfeit of surplus content. Make no mistake, this is an insanely infectious indie which absolutely deserves your attention. At its core, Pastagames’ latest is an...

Guide: How to Access the PS4's YouTube Application

How to Access the PS4's YouTube Application

The cats are calling

Even we thought it was strange when the PlayStation 4 launched without a native YouTube application – but we suppose that this is the same company that just deployed PlayStation TV without Netflix. Fortunately, the format holder has realised the error of its ways, and dropped Google’s video streaming service onto its system...

News: These Are the Things You'll Be Able to Do in Grand Theft Auto V PS4 That You Can't on PS3

These Are the Things You'll Be Able to Do in Grand Theft Auto V PS4 That You Can't on PS3

Los Muchos

Grand Theft Auto V maker Rockstar’s not exactly known for making things easy on itself. While other developers settle for simple sandboxes, the world renowned outfit tends to stuff its open worlds full of the teensiest details, allowing you to spend literally months finding everything. Don’t expect the upcoming PlayStation 4 port of...

Guide: How to Use the PS4's USB Music Player

How to Use the PS4's USB Music Player

Background sound

When the PlayStation 4 launched a little less than a year ago, it was missing some key multimedia functions. One such absentee was the ability to play custom audio during games. While background music was available via the platform holder’s streaming service Music Unlimited, it’s taken until the addition of

Push Scare: How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

Silver lining

Final Fantasy VII isn’t your archetypal horror game – far from it – but it does include one of the darkest stories of any title belonging to the long-running series. There are a number of disturbing moments found throughout the game, but what follows are a particular few that deeply upset my younger self. Despite the game being...

Guide: How to Change Your PS4's Theme

How to Change Your PS4's Theme

Time for something different

It’s all well and good changing the colour of your PlayStation 4’s background, but what if you want a completely different theme entirely. PS4 firmware update v2.00 introduces dynamic themes, and you can use these to give your entire console an all-new look. Please note: the availability of themes will vary depending...

News: Primal Carnage: Extinction Will Be the PS4's First Dinosaur Battle Sim

Primal Carnage: Extinction Will Be the PS4's First Dinosaur Battle Sim

Dinophwoar

What if Evolve had real dinosaurs instead of maniacal made-up monsters? It's a question that has plagued scientists and philosophers since the dawn of humankind, and one that indie developer Circle 5 Studios plans to tackle headfirst in its new human-vs dinosaur multiplayer shooter Primal Carnage: Extinction. The title, which is a...

Guide: How to Change Your PS4's Background Colour

How to Change Your PS4's Background Colour

Go with the Flow

We’re a big fan of the PlayStation 4’s default royal blue backdrop, but sometimes your mood demands something different. Fortunately, as part of PS4 firmware update v2.00, the platform holder has introduced the ability for you to change the colour of the default ‘Flow’ theme. And here’s how you do it... 1. Go to Settings...

News: You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Right Now

You Can Download PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Right Now

Greatness awaits

As previously promised, PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 has launched. The hotly anticipated software refresh brings with it a bevy of regularly requested features, including Share Play, YouTube compatibility, and more. It took us approximately five minutes to download and install the update on an average Internet connection, but...

Review: The Legend of Korra (PlayStation 4)

The Legend of Korra (PlayStation 4)

Elemental breakdown

For years, Avatar fans have been asking for a good game that represents a franchise with so much potential – but does The Legend of Korra live up to these expectations? For those not familiar with the animation of the same name, it's a television series that's the sequel to Avatar: the Last Airbender. In this world, some people...