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Review: Chariot (PlayStation 4)

Chariot (PlayStation 4)

Chariots of fire

Quebec-based Frima Studio is no stranger to indies on the PlayStation brand. For those who aren’t familiar, the developer made the entertainment Young Thor and A Space Shooter for Two Bucks for PlayStation Minis. It’s now crafted its very first PlayStation 4 title called Chariot – a physics-based, 2D platformer. In the game, a...

Review: Defense Grid 2 (PlayStation 4)

Defense Grid 2 (PlayStation 4)

Ivory tower

Tower defence is a tricky genre to get right: it must strike the perfect balance between simplicity and challenge to avoid any dullness. Add in a home console controller that allows less inputs than a mouse and keyboard combination, and you have yourself a disaster waiting to happen. Defense Grid 2 seems to get the formula just right,...

News: Geometry Wars Finally Makes Its PlayStation Debut in November

Geometry Wars Finally Makes Its PlayStation Debut in November

Acute and cuddly

After two successive snubs, the Geometry Wars series is finally making it onto Sony platforms, with Geometry Wars3: Dimensions launching on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The sharp shooting title will hit the digital marketplace on 25th November in North America, and the following day in Europe. As for pricing, the game will set...

Game of the Month: September 2014 - Destiny

September 2014 - Destiny

Destined for greatness

It comes as little surprise, but September was a great month for gaming. Signalling the beginning of the holiday rush, it was packed with enjoyable releases and subsequently high scores, which made our always intense staff vote all the more interesting. This isn't the first time that we've argued amongst ourselves regarding...

Review: Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star (PlayStation 3)

Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star (PlayStation 3)

Lost in Space

In a world where songs can kill and chatting with semi-naked girls in bathtubs is part of a sacred ceremony, a religious war has split two factions in half. Propaganda and aggression have kept these two groups separate for long enough that neither realises one simple truth: that there are real people on both sides. Ar Nosurge: Ode to...

News: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Update Incoming 'Really Soon'

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Update Incoming 'Really Soon'

Nate for it

Sony’s not totally done for the year yet. In an interview with Game Crate, Evan Wells, the big cheese at Naughty Dog, has hinted that we’ll be seeing more of its PlayStation 4 exclusive Uncharted: A Thief’s End “really soon”. These comments mirror those made by creative director Neil Druckmann prior

News: Masterfully Unlock 10 Minutes of Resident Evil Remaster HD Footage

Masterfully Unlock 10 Minutes of Resident Evil Remaster HD Footage

Barry Burton demands it

Quit tucking into that Jill Sandwich, and take a look at this: ten whole minutes of Resident Evil Remaster HD footage, running on the PlayStation 4. Also due out on the PlayStation 3 early next year, the title is a port of a port, possibly designed to pull the leg of those who’ve been complaining about the number of...

News: NBA 2K15 Doesn't Always Look Good, and These Pics Prove It

NBA 2K15 Doesn't Always Look Good, and These Pics Prove It

Monsters in our midst

Face scanning features rarely ever work, and NBA 2K15’s is no different. Despite being one of the better looking next-gen franchises, 2K Sports’ latest has kicked up shots of some frightening looking players – all made possible thanks to the power of the PlayStation Camera. Yeah, maybe that thing would be best left for...

News: Grand Theft Auto V May Hijack a Chunk of Your PS4's Hard Drive

Grand Theft Auto V May Hijack a Chunk of Your PS4's Hard Drive

Standing room only

Grand Theft Auto V was already one of the larger last-gen games, rendering it completely incompatible with 12GB PlayStation 3 consoles – so it’s perhaps no surprise to see it slot in the upper-echelon of next-gen titles, too. A listing on the PlayStation Store suggests that Rockstar’s remastered epic will consume 50GB of...

Store Update: 8th October 2014 (Europe)

8th October 2014 (Europe)

No Wei

As is the case in North America, it’s a big week for the European PlayStation Store as well. Highlights include, of course, Alien: Isolation and DriveClub – but there’s also a little title called Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition supposedly set to deploy this Friday, too. No, we had no idea that it was out so soon either.