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Gamescom 2016: Would You Kindly Watch This BioShock: The Collection Comparison?

Would You Kindly Watch This BioShock: The Collection Comparison?

Rapturous results

BioShock has, arguably, one of the greatest intros to a game ever. But it's about to get even better as part of BioShock: The Collection, the PlayStation 4 remaster of the PlayStation 3 classic. 2K Games has truncated the amazing opening, and uploaded a comparison with its new-gen version. The differences, as you may imagine, are...

Gamescom 2016: Resident Evil 7 Really Is Going Full Survival Horror

Resident Evil 7 Really Is Going Full Survival Horror

Scared?

This is tense, isn't it? Capcom's released a new Resident Evil 7 trailer to coincide with Gamescom 2016, and it really ratchets up the tension. The clip takes the form of some found footage – which should be familiar to anyone who played the recent demo – and sees a woman attempting to send a message to a man named Ethan. Unfortunately...

Store Update: 16th August 2016 (North America)

16th August 2016 (North America)

Never grow up

Despite its bright visuals and cutesy main character, we can't type Grow Up without thinking of Taylor Swift's most depressing song to date. Whatever. It's the highlight of this week's North American PlayStation Store update, alongside Bound. PS4 Games: ADVENTURE CAPITALIST FREE BATTLESHIP $14.99 BOUND $19.99 DOODLE DEVIL $5.99...

Store Update: 16th August 2016 (Europe)

16th August 2016 (Europe)

Dance the night away

Now that No Man's Sky is out, the summer lull is back until Deus Ex: Mankind Divided rolls around. There are some decent titles in this week's European PlayStation Store update, though – Bound and Grow Up being more than worthy of mention. There's the new episode of Hitman to look forward to, too. PS4 Games: Bound 16th...

Gamescom 2016: The Tomorrow Children Goes to Work from 6th September

The Tomorrow Children Goes to Work from 6th September

Will eventually be free-to-play

Do you remember The Tomorrow Children? Yeah, we barely do either – we played the alpha eons ago, but then it never seemed to want to come out. Fortunately, the soviet-inspired sim appears to be right around the corner, as it will begin its complicated rollout from 6th September. However, that's not the end of the...

Gamescom 2016: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Zombies Mode Is the Zaniest Yet

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Zombies Mode Is the Zaniest Yet

Disco fever

This is thriller – or something! Call of Duty's zombies mode has been bonkers for a while now, but Infinite Warfare's newly announced Zombies in Spaceland may just be the series' zaniest co-op option yet. The eighties-inspired outing will see you donning some DayGlo and dirty dancing with the undead, as you work your way through an...

Gamescom 2016: Private Multiplayer Matches Are Finally Coming to Destiny

Private Multiplayer Matches Are Finally Coming to Destiny

Get the gang together

Bungie has confirmed that private matches are heading to Destiny alongside Rise of Iron, the title's upcoming expansion. In other words, you'll be able to enjoy the shooter's Crucible modes without jumping online with strangers. Going by what the developer's said during its Gamescom livestream, you'll have full reign over how...

Live: Watch EA's Gamescom 2016 Press Conference Right Here

Watch EA's Gamescom 2016 Press Conference Right Here

Battlefield 1! Titanfall 2! Mass Effect Andromeda?

It threatens to be a much quieter Gamescom without Sony taking to the stage, but EA is holding a press conference, and we're sure that it will have a title or two worth showing. Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, and FIFA 17 are all likely to feature heavily during its briefing, with the action getting...

Gamescom 2016: Drop a Titan on Your PS4 This Weekend with Free Titanfall 2 Beta

Drop a Titan on Your PS4 This Weekend with Free Titanfall 2 Beta

Fight or flight

It's been a long, long wait, but Titanfall will finally make its PlayStation 4 bow this weekend, as Respawn Entertainment launches Titanfall 2's open multiplayer beta. The sample period will stretch from 19th August through 21st August, and then there'll be a second stress test from 26th August to 28th August. Initially there'll...

News: Get Over the Final Fantasy XV Delay with 50 Whole Minutes of Gameplay

Get Over the Final Fantasy XV Delay with 50 Whole Minutes of Gameplay

Our best ever look at Noctis' adventure

Fair warning: there are some potential early-game spoilers in the gameplay that we've embedded below. Here we have it: over 50 minutes of Final Fantasy XV gameplay, beamed directly from YouTube straight into your eyeballs. Following the game's two month delay, which was announced just the other day, it's...

News: Massive Elder Scrolls Online PS4 Patch Promises Better Performance

Massive Elder Scrolls Online PS4 Patch Promises Better Performance

Better clean up that hard drive

With The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited's next downloadable content pack just around the corner, it's no surprise that the game's getting another huge patch on PlayStation 4. Naturally, the update adds the aforementioned DLC pack to the mix, but you'll either need to buy the add-on or have an active ESO...

News: Metal Gear Solid V: Definitive Edition Spotted Online For the Second Time

Metal Gear Solid V: Definitive Edition Spotted Online For the Second Time

What do you think, Boss?

Apparently, publisher's don't announce complete editions any more - they just wait until every online retailer under the sun has leaked it for them. Following on from last month's supposed Amazon leak, Metal Gear Solid V: Definitive has popped up once again, this time via Dell's online store. However, just like last time,...

News: PS4 Firmware 4.0 Beta Invites Are Being Sent Out Now

PS4 Firmware 4.0 Beta Invites Are Being Sent Out Now

So it begins

If you signed up for the PlayStation 4 firmware update 4.0 beta last month, then you may want to keep an eye on your email inbox. Beta invites are reportedly going out as we sit here typing this very article, so here's hoping that you've been selected as one of the chosen testers. Firmware 4.0 brings numerous improvements to Sony's...

Gamescom 2016: The Surge Is the Sci-Fi Dark Souls Your PS4 Deserves

The Surge Is the Sci-Fi Dark Souls Your PS4 Deserves

Surge of cerberus

This is a pleasant surprise: The Surge is taking Dark Souls' gameplay and turning it sci-fi. Apparently announced eons ago, this is the first your humble host has seen of Deck 13's latest, and while it obviously lacks the artistic panache of a From Software release, the gameplay loop's looking strong – even if the obligatory...

News: PES 2017 Partners with Liverpool FC

PES 2017 Partners with Liverpool FC

Worth the Mané

After FIFA announced that apparent "football team" Manchester United would be the official partners of FIFA 17, football fans far and wide have been in justified disgust that such a team would be allowed to be associated with the FIFA brand. Well look no further, because PES 2017 has announced an