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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

Gamescom 2016: Battlefield 1's New PS4 Trailer Looks Unbelievable

Battlefield 1's New PS4 Trailer Looks Unbelievable

Off the rails

We're still not sure we believe the validity of Battlefield 1's obligatory 'In-Game Footage' disclaimer, but if the final game comes anything close to this on the PlayStation 4 – or, indeed, the Neo – then it may end up being the best looking title ever made. Just look at this: we see combat in a desert, with horses, jeeps, and...

Video: Bound Has Some of the Best Animations on PS4 Yet

Bound Has Some of the Best Animations on PS4 Yet

Dancin', dancin'

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is a majestically animated game, but Polish demoscene dev Plastic's latest may just rival it. Bound's gameplay is based upon performance capture of real dancers, and the studio's done an incredible job of marrying these moves to gameplay – it's way more responsive than you could possibly imagine. We...

News: There Are Some Excitable People in This Batman: Arkham VR Trailer

There Are Some Excitable People in This Batman: Arkham VR Trailer

Holy hype, Batman

What's the best way to get great marketing material? Interview people immediately after trying virtual reality for the first time. Seriously, the tech is so mind-blowing at first attempt that you're practically guaranteed a quality clip or three – as this Batman: Arkham VR video shot at the San Diego Comic-Con proves. To be...

News: Street Fighter V PS4 Finally Gets Features That Should Have Been There at Launch

Street Fighter V PS4 Finally Gets Features That Should Have Been There at Launch

Play against the computer at last

Street Fighter V: the best game ever made that doesn't want you to play it. Capcom's brawler is brilliant in the ring, but unless you're a pro player looking to practice online, then there ain't much to do. Finally, though, things will improve in September with the addition of a VS CPU mode. Well, it's a start,...