News - November, 2017

Thursday30th Nov 2017

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  • News Sony: We Announced Some PS4 Games Too Early

    Company candid about perceived errors

    Perhaps one of the most vocal criticisms aimed at Sony is that it announces games too early. While we’re yet to see any real big cancellations from the company since the heady days of The Getaway 3, it has been at the helm of some laughably late projects – the brilliant but embarrassingly overdue The Last...

  • News 2018 Will Be a 'Big Year' for Final Fantasy, Says Square Enix Boss, Teasing New Games

    More Noctis?

    Shinji 'Please Be Excited' Hashimoto has stated that 2018 will prove to be "a big year for Final Fantasy". The Square Enix producer lets the tease loose in an interview with Edamame Arcade Channel, which you can watch in full above. So, what's happening with the beloved franchise next year? Well, we already know that Dissidia...

  • Rumour Devil May Cry 5 Is Probably a PS4 Console Exclusive, Claims Updated Leak

    Devilish

    Yesterday, we reported on a supposed leak that appeared on gaming forum ResetEra. The poster claims that Devil May Cry 5 is in the works, and that it was due to appear at the PlayStation Experience next month. However, that plan was pushed aside, and it'll apparently be revealed next year instead. That same poster has now updated...

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    Review Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV

    Carp diem

    You know Square Enix spent too much money making Final Fantasy XV when it releases a standalone angling spin-off for PlayStation VR. The Japanese company’s peculiarly malleable role-playing game has cast its net wide, but Monster of the Deep may just be its most successful diversion yet – even if there are inconsistencies in the...

  • News Gang Beasts Drunkenly Lurches onto PS4 Next Month

    Just in time for Christmas

    Gang Beasts, which feels like it's been in development forever, at last has a firm release date. If you're looking forward to the colourful multiplayer brawler, you can begin scrapping with your buddies from 12th December - just two weeks from today. The title has been a mainstay at gaming shows for the last few years,...

  • News Jak & Daxter's PS4 Re-Releases Can't Be Too Far Away Now

    Team eco

    There’s no way around it: Sony’s PS2 Classics initiative has been embarrassing. While the ports are generally pretty good – complete with Trophy functionality, upscaling, and integration with the PlayStation 4’s operating system – they’ve been slow to release, and so many essentials from the last-last-gen console’s catalogue...

  • News Thank God, Star Ocean: The Last Hope Has a Japanese Voice Option on PS4

    Phew

    Good news for those of you who plan on picking up Star Ocean: The Last Hope on PlayStation 4: the game comes with optional Japanese audio. Why is that such a big deal, you may ask? Well, it's no secret that the English voices range from passable to downright abysmal. And when we say abysmal, we mean it -- it's truly terrible at times. If you...

  • Rumour Assassin's Creed Rogue Could Be Sailing to PS4

    Late to the party

    Assassin's Creed Rogue launched in late 2014, but despite the PlayStation 4 being a year old at that time, the swashbuckling adventure didn't make the jump to the next-gen console. Instead, it sat quietly on the PlayStation 3 as Sony's newer system received the shoddy Assassin's Creed Unity. In hindsight, that was a bit of a...

  • News Demon's Souls Servers Prepare to Die Next Year

    Going dark around the globe

    Update: Both Bandai Namco and Atlus have now confirmed that Demon’s Souls’ servers will be switched off in Europe and North America respectively on 28th February, meaning that the game’s days are numbered after nine years of life. As previously reported, you will still be able to play offline, though key...

  • Deals PS4 Pro Scores Another Temporary Price Drop in the UK

    Now almost £200 cheaper than Xbox One X

    We may get fleeced a lot of the time here in the UK, but at least our retailers are not afraid of slashing RRPs. All of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday tomfoolery is over, but that’s not stopped Amazon from plunging the price of the PlayStation 4 Pro to £259.99. This isn’t a bundle so you just get the...

  • Store Update 28th November 2017 (Europe)

    The last hope

    Is this finally a quiet week on the European PlayStation Store we see? It may well be! The heaviest hitter on this occasion is DOOM VFR, but there’s also the remastered Star Ocean: The Last Hope to sink your teeth into. PS4 Games: Rez Infinite 27th November Black Mirror 28th November Firefighters: Plant Fire Department 28th...

  • News Quantic Dream's David Cage Remembers 2012's Kara Tech Demo

    Becoming human

    All the way back in 2012, French developer Quantic Dream released a tech demo called Kara running in realtime on the PlayStation 3. It wasn’t a game back then: it was the Parisian studio showing what it could do with Sony’s hardware, but it would eventually form the foundations of Detroit: Become Human – the firm’s third...

Monday27th Nov 2017

Sunday26th Nov 2017

  • Guide PS4 Pro vs PS4 - Which One Should You Buy?

    All the differences between PS4 Pro and PS4

    If you’re planning to purchase a PlayStation 4, you may have one big question: PS4 Pro or standard PS4? Both boxes have access to the same library of games, but ever since 10th November 2016, manufacturer Sony has offered two versions of its flagship format, so what are the differences? Well, in order to...

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    Review Hidden Agenda

    Crime scene investigation

    So far, Sony’s new PlayLink initiative hasn’t amounted to anything more than a decent selection of casual party games. Both Knowledge Is Power and That’s You follow the Jackbox Party Pack formula of wrapping up trivia questions within a fun and humorous setting, while SingStar: Celebration allows editor Sammy Barker...

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    Review The Sims 4

    Better simulate than never

    You begin The Sims 4 by creating a Sim - an avatar of a person, perhaps based on yourself only thinner, more popular, and with cooler hair - using a fairly robust character creation suite. You can start the game with your Sim at any stage of their life, from toddler to elder, and you assign them a bunch of personality...

  • News Dark Souls in the Style of Cuphead Is a Sight for Sore Eyes

    Prepare to dine

    We all know that video game difficulty has become synonymous with Dark Souls, so it was no surprise to see tough-as-nails Xbox and PC platformer Cuphead labelled the “Dark Souls” of sidescrollers. But what if From Software’s famous action RPG franchise really was rendered in the style of a 1930s, rubber hose cartoon? This...

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    Review Batman: The Enemy Within - Episode Three: Fractured Mask

    Ready, steady, crook

    The best thing about Batman: The Enemy Within so far is how many different relationships you’re forced to manage. Playing as both billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne and the Caped Crusader himself, Episode 3: Fractured Mask picks up where previous instalment The Pact left off, with the square-jawed suit right at the heart of...

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    Review Knowledge Is Power

    Limited power

    Fresh from releasing the inaugural PlayLink title That’s You in July, Wish Studios has come back with a second game for Sony’s smartphone-based lineup: Knowledge Is Power – a one to six player quiz game. While it’s more orthodox compared to the delightful oddball that was That’s You, the Brighton studio’s...

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    Review Star Wars Battlefront 2

    Iden Versi-oh no

    Star Wars Battlefront 2 has had quite the journey to release, hasn’t it? From the promise of more and better content at its E3 showing to the whole microtransaction catastrophe, this has been a more tumultuous roll-out than an ill-tempered Imperial assault. But with in-game purchases temporari

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    Review Tokyo Tattoo Girls

    Tattoo nightmares

    Tokyo Tattoo Girls is definitely a strange game. If you’ve taken a look at any of the trailers for it then you can be forgiven for assuming that it’s going to be some kind of JRPG – even the opening cutscene feels like typical JRPG territory. But ignore your initial preconceptions, Tokyo Tattoo Girls is actually a...

  • Deals PS Plus Subscriptions Discounted in the US and UK

    Extend your PlayStation Plus membership for 12 months

    Sony’s kicked off its week-long Black Friday 2017 promotion, and you can find the best PS4 deals in the UK and the best PS4 deals in the US through the respective links. US and UK gamers are getting a little bonus, though: 12 month PlayStation Plus subscriptions have been discounted to $39.99...

  • UK Sales Charts Battlefront 2 Sales Slump 60%, Skyrim VR Outsells Switch Version

    Tons of new games chart

    Star Wars Battlefront 2 launched with 60 per cent fewer copies than its predecessor at retail in the UK, sales data has confirmed. The previous entry enjoyed the biggest ever debut for a Star Wars game in Britain, although it did have an extra day to rack up that record compared to the new instalment. It’s also worth...

  • News Destiny 2's Infinite Forest Sounds Pretty Cool, By the Way

    Vexing

    Destiny 2's first expansion, Curse of Osiris, is bringing a bunch of new bits and pieces to the game. It's upping the level cap for starters, and introducing new story missions alongside some offshoot Raid content. But perhaps its most interesting addition comes in the form of the 'Infinite Forest'. Bungie hasn't said too much about...

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    Review SingStar: Celebration

    Bum note

    Another year, another karaoke game. After a disappointing debut PlayStation 4 instalment, Sony’s London Studio is back with SingStar: Celebration, another title in the publisher’s new lineup of PlayLink games. Available to play with microphones, a PlayStation Camera (remember those?), or the Singstar Mic mobile app, this year's edition...

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    Review de Blob

    Poor man's Splatoon?

    Nine years after its appearance on the Wii, de Blob has rolled onto the PlayStation 4. While certainly an unexpected port, it isn’t an unwelcome one. This colourful platformer was a delightfully whimsical adventure nearly a decade ago, with a simple concept that exuded fun and creativity. Pleasingly, this holds true today...

  • Deals PS4 Pro Price Drop Temporarily Rolled Out in the UK

    Hardware bundles under £300

    Sony’s temporarily slashed the price of the PlayStation 4 Pro in the UK – pretty heavily, too. At the time of typing, you can currently snag Sony’s supercharged system alongside Call of Duty: WWII and either FIFA 18 or Gran Turismo Sport for £299.99. Factor in the price of the software, and you’re effectively...

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    Review School Girl/Zombie Hunter

    Zombie-kun, that's embarrassing

    You should never judge a game by its title, but in the case of School Girl/Zombie Hunter, you'd be absolutely right to expect cheap Japanese schlock, complete with last-gen graphics, wonky gameplay, and panty shots. Similar to the Earth Defence Force series, this is a low budget release that's undeniably rough around...

  • News Persona 3 and 5 Dancing Development Is Just About Wrapped Up

    Get your groove on

    Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night are apparently ready, or at least almost ready, to rock onto the dance floor. According to producer Kazuhisa Wada, who appears in the latest issue of Famitsu, the development cycle of both games has reached its "climax", so we could be getting a release date in...

  • News Need for Speed: Payback Alters Progression Amid Criticism

    But has it actually improved?

    EA’s pulling more U-turns than the ragtag group of rookie racers in Need for Speed: Payback’s boisterous campaign. Swedish developer Ghost Games has announced that – after reading community feedback – it’s in the process of tweaking the racer’s progression system, which unfortunately is a bit of a mess...

  • News Valkyria Chronicles 4 Officially Announced, Invades PS4 Next Year

    It's about time

    The original Valkyria Chronicles launched on the PlayStation 3 all the way back in 2008. The gorgeous strategy title was met with high review scores and birthed an incredibly loyal worldwide fanbase, but SEGA decided against building upon what it had, instead opting to release sequels Valkyria Chronicles II and Valkyria Chronicles...

Sunday19th Nov 2017

Saturday18th Nov 2017

  • Guide PSVR CUH-ZVR1 vs CUH-ZVR2 - What's the Difference?

    How do you know which version of PlayStation VR you're buying?

    Sony’s slowly rolling out an updated version of its PlayStation VR headset – but what’s the difference between PSVR CUH-ZVR1 and PSVR CUH-ZVR2? In this article we’re going to explain how the two models compare, how you can determine which unit you’re getting, and which version...

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    Review Ben 10

    Ben not-quite-10

    Ben 10 first hit television screens way back in 2005 and quickly became a smash hit for Cartoon Network, spawning three spin-off series, four movies, and eight games. It centres around Ben Tennyson, a boy who discovers a watch called the Omnitrix which allows him to turn into various aliens. The franchise had been dormant since...

  • News This PS4 Black Friday Ad Is Well Worth Watching

    Psychic superpowers

    PlayStation Europe’s got surprisingly good at these comedy PlayStation 4 commercials – in fact, it’s been on a bit of a roll for a while now, so kudos to the marketing department for coming up with them. This latest Black Friday ad is another decent one, focusing on a fortune teller who’s trying to predict the PS...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 195

    Take your pick

    That’s it, then: all of the holiday blockbusters are out and Thanksgiving awaits. Of course, it’s not the end of the PlayStation 4’s year by any stretch of the imagination – there are still dozens of titles to be released before 2018 arrives – but it does mean you can probably breathe a little bit and catch up on all of the...

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  • News Sony Reckons Next Year Can Top Its Impressive 2017

    High bar

    This has been the best year for PlayStation in a long time – arguably over a decade, in fact. Sony came out swinging with Gravity Rush 2 and the PlayStation VR-powered Resident Evil 7: Biohazard in January, and it’s yet to really pump the brakes. Despite all of that, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida believes that 2018 could be...

  • News Party Brawler Gang Beasts May Finally Be Coming to PS4

    Double finally

    Announcement of an announcement alert! Almost three years after a PlayStation 4 port was announced at PSX 2014, former Internet darling Gang Beasts may finally be coming to the console. The Double Fine published game has had a somewhat troubled development over the years, still stuck in Steam Early Access and yet to have a concrete...

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    Review Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut

    Slayer

    Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut is a sliding puzzle game, very similar in style to Hitman Go and Lara Croft Go. A bunch of kids have set up camp upon an old burial ground, making for your typical spooky story setting. Playing as a killer you must rid the camp of all its innocent children in the most brutally murderous way possible.  The...

  • News EA Sports UFC 3 Submits to PS4 on 2nd February

    Fight night

    EA Sports quietly announced UFC 3 this week, KOing any hopes of a new Fight Night for the time being. The sequel, due out worldwide on 2nd February, will feature Irish gobshite Conor McGregor on the cover – but don’t tell him we said that as he could probably murder us with his little finger. The headline new feature in this latest...

Saturday4th Nov 2017

  • News Trophies Can Finally Earn You Cold Hard Cash

    As long as you live in America

    Remember Sony Rewards, the US-only loyalty programme introduced in 2010? Probably not, but a new update now adds Trophy functionaility, allowing members of the service to earn PSN credits by earning Trophies. The bad news? Rewards aren't retroactive, so no matter how many games you've tirelessly Platinumed, you'll only...

  • Deals PlayStation Plus Subs Are Now Uber-Cheap on Amazon

    33 per cent off in USA

    Following in the footsteps of GameStop, mega retailer Amazon has now knocked 33 per cent off the price of one-year PlayStation Plus memberships, making them $39.99 for the time being. Whether you’re an existing subscriber looking to stack or a newcomer hoping to play some Star Wars Battlefront 2 over the Christmas break,...

  • News Hob, Torchlight Developer Runic Games Is No More

    Hob gone

    Torchlight developer Runic Games has been shuttered by parent company Perfect World Entertainment – and there’s a pun in there somewhere which probably isn’t appropriate to use. Anyway, the studio most recently released the likeable – but, ultimately, overlooked – Hob on the PlayStation 4. It is, however, no more. “I'm sorry to...

  • Weirdness Sony's Bringing Back AIBO, Its Robot Dog

    Woof

    All is well once more in the world of Sony’s financials, so it looks like the organisation’s research and development team has been let off its leash – quite literally. Some of you may remember AIBO, the robotic dog that the Japanese company launched in the late 90s. Well, now the project’s back in the form of a new AI-powered pet...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 193

    Plenty to pick from

    Assassin’s Creed is out! Call of Duty is out! Star Wars is almost here! Amazingly, we’re almost at the end of the holiday game-apocalypse, which is… Good news! It means that you should have lots to play, though, so what’s keeping you occupied this weekend? You know the dance by now. Sammy Barker, Editor: I've headed to...

  • News You May Be Interested in These New Overwatch Announcements

    Meet Moira

    Overwatch, in case you hadn’t noticed, has become one of the biggest games in the world. It’s always big news, then, when new announcements are made – particularly when they include new heroes and maps. And that’s exactly what’s powered its way out of BlizzCon 2017 like a Simon Fitzgerald summoned Hanzo ultimate. Firstly, the...

Friday3rd Nov 2017

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    Review Assassin's Creed Origins

    Welcome Bayek

    Assassin's Creed Origins has exceeded our expectations by some distance. After the disaster that was Assassin's Creed Unity and the solid but unremarkable Assassin's Creed Syndicate, it was clear that Ubisoft needed to take a step back and reassess its sandbox property. Fortunately, the company made the right call when it decided to...

  • News Maybe Don't Buy Star Wars Battlefront 2 at Launch

    EA planning big discounts

    EA’s said that it will “most likely” discount Star Wars Battlefront 2 around the release of The Last Jedi, which is due out on 15th December. It’s also hinted that there’ll be some “selective discounts” around the holidays, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Makes sense, right? Well, apart from the fact that...

  • Round Up Call of Duty: WWII PS4 Reviews Take to the Trenches

    Boots on the ground

    Call of Duty: WWII is out, but… Er, there aren’t many reviews online at the time of typing. That’s sure to change as servers populate and critics start to beat the campaign, and we hope to bring you our verdict as soon as possible. In the meantime, here are some early impressions from gaming media’s biggest guns – and a...

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    Review Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back

    What could possibly go wrong?

    Oh, Bubsy. Where to even start? The first couple of 16-bit titles were actually fairly enjoyable, but everything unravelled for the maligned mascot with the arrival of Bubsy 3D, certainly one of the worst games to grace a PlayStation console. To answer his catchphrase, everything did go wrong, and with his name in...

  • Poll What Are Your Thoughts on Call of Duty as a Whole?

    War never changes?

    With Call of Duty: WWII out today on PlayStation 4, we were wondering: what are your thoughts on Call of Duty as a whole? Activision's franchise is still a commercial juggernaut, doing numbers that most games can only dream of, but we remember a time when the series was so big and so impactful that every annual release sent...

  • News Gran Turismo Sport Grabs a PlayStation VR Bundle for the Holidays

    Speed freak

    Gran Turismo Sport is one of the biggest PlayStation VR compatible brands available right now, so it makes sense for Sony to bundle the simulation racer with the hardware. Unfortunately, the functionality is so disappointingly limited that this kinda feels like a bad pack-in – hopefully Polyphony Digital has been paying attention to...

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  • Rumour Free PS Plus Games Leak for November 2017

    What's in store?

    The free selection of PlayStation Plus games may have leaked for November 2017. While platform holder Sony has yet to confirm the lineup, an image published by PlayStation Germany seems to suggest that the headliners on the PlayStation 4 this time will be balletic platformer Bound and madcap multiplayer title Worms: Battlegrounds...

  • News November PlayStation Plus Games Announced

    The leak was right

    This month's PlayStation Plus lineup has been revealed, and it turns out that the leak was right. On PlayStation 4, we're getting colourful platformer Bound alongside Worms Battlegrounds. Meanwhile, PlayStation VR users get a nice extra in the form of Until Dawn: Rush of Blood. Co-op brawler Dungeon Punks is

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    Review Worms Battlegrounds

    At war with itself

    Republished on Wednesday 1st November 2017: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of November's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. Way back in the hazy days of 1995, we doubt that plucky British studio Team 17 imagined that it would be making Worms games a...

  • News Is Subscription Service EA Access Finally Coming to the PS4?

    EA hints at more platforms

    Prior to launch, Sony insinuated that EA Access represented poor value for money, and that hasn’t really turned out to be true. The service has, in fact, gone from strength-to-strength – and it certainly hasn’t culminated in a glut of copy cats from rival publishers like Activision and Ubisoft. Not yet, anyway. And...

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    Review Bound

    Just dance

    Republished on Wednesday 1st November 2017: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of November's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. As demoscene veterans, it's no surprise to see Polish developer Plastic's latest obsess over visual effects. Bound is a ballerina-based...

  • Guide New PS4 Games in November 2017

    All the upcoming PlayStation 4 release dates

    There’s no better month for new PS4 games than November 2017 – after all, the final few weeks before the holidays bring more blockbusters than any other period in the year. This term there’s lots to look forward to on the PlayStation 4, including (but not limited to) Call of Duty: WWII, Sonic...

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    Review ELEX

    Swing and a miss

    ELEX is an open world role-playing game from a developer with an incredibly spotty track record. No stranger to B-tier titles (with the B sometimes standing for Bin), German studio Piranha Bytes has amassed something of a cult following over the years. ELEX is bound to find an audience, but that audience is bound to be small – and...

  • News Sony on Unprecedented PlayStation Violence: We Trust Our Creators

    "We’ve always wanted to have a variety of content"

    We’re not entirely sure how we’ve reached this point, but The Last of Us: Part II and Detroit: Become Human have become hot button topics in the wake of Sony’s Paris Games Week 2017 press conference. You probably already guessed that from the fact that we’ve published, like, five articles...

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    Review Oure

    Trials of fluff

    In the same vein as Abzu, Journey, and the recent AER: Memories of Old, Oure likes to keep itself a little vague. Developer Heavy Spectrum, best known for its work on last year’s Shadow of the Beast, has taken clear inspiration from the likes of thatgamecompany’s masterpiece – but does this help turn Oure into a memorable...

  • News PlayStation Plus Members Save Big in Latest Sale on EU PS Store

    Double discounts

    As is the case in the States, Sony’s launched a slew of Double Discounts for PlayStation Plus members on the European PlayStation Store. As part of the promotion, prices have plunged by up to 70 per cent for members, with some select highlights including Mafia III (£17.99), Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (£8.99), and...

  • News PS Plus Members Score Double Discounts on NA PlayStation Store

    How low can you go?

    PlayStation Plus members: you’re getting double discounts on this week’s North American PlayStation Store sale. Some of the highlights include Horizon: Zero Dawn ($27.99), Life Is Strange ($5.49), and Mafia III ($19.99). Other standouts include Yooka-Laylee ($19.99), Final Fantasy XV ($24.99), and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

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    Review PixelJunk VR Dead Hungry

    McDead

    Back on the PlayStation 3, the PixelJunk games were a staple of the digital offerings on the PlayStation Store. Whether it was Racers, Monsters, Eden, or the ever-popular Shooter titles, each game managed to bring something new to the table and make it fun. Developer Q-Games is now looking to continue that mythos in virtual reality with...

  • Deals PS Plus Subscriptions Are Down to $39.99 at GameStop

    Bargain

    While we wait for Sony to announce November’s official PlayStation Plus lineup, it’s probably worth mentioning that one-year subscriptions are currently on sale at GameStop for $39.99. This represents a $20 saving, and is a really great deal if your membership’s about to run out – or you simply want to stack another 12 months on top...

  • News Housemarque Canning Coin-Op After Commercial Flops

    Arcade is dead

    Housemarque is renowned for its arcade games, but the Finnish developer is moving on from the kind of coin-op experiences you’d typically associate with the company. Writing on its website, CEO Ilari Kuittinen explains that despite high reviews for releases like Nex Machina and Resogun, the studio’s games don’t sell in...

  • Poll Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament Round 1 - Matches 5-8

    Ready? Fight!

    This is the second week of our Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament. 128 characters enter, but only one will be crowned champion -- and you decide who that champion will be. If you want to know more about the Ultimate PlayStation Character Tournament, be sure to click through here. Last Week's Results (Click the image...

  • News DOOM VFR Reloads with PlayStation VR Aim Controller Support

    Hell yeah

    It’s been rumoured for a little while, but DOOM VFR will have full PlayStation VR Aim Controller support. Sony’s likeable virtual reality accessory originally released with Farpoint, and gives you unprecedented control in first-person shooter games. Judging by a

  • News Unsurprisingly, There'll Be an MLB The Show 18

    Dodger the question

    The World Series is going down to the wire, and no one can guess who’s going to win. More predictable is that Sony San Diego is currently beavering away on the next entry in its baseball simulation series, MLB The Show 18. Ramone Russell, who works at the developer as a community manager and game designer, casually announced...

  • Japanese Sales Charts Assassin's Creed Origins Climbs into Top 5

    PS4 sales remain steady

    Unsurprisingly, it's Nintendo that dominates the latest Japanese charts. With Super Mario Odyssey moving nearly half a million copies and the Switch tearing up the hardware list, there's only one PlayStation title really worth talking about: Assassin's Creed Origins. The open world release made the top five in the Land...

  • Store Update 31st October 2017 (Europe)

    Boo

    It’s a slightly slower week on the European PlayStation Store – if you count Stifled, PixelJunk VR Dead Hungry, Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back, and .hack: We’re Not Typing the Full Name as slow. Also, a little game called Call of Duty: WWII drops on Friday. PS4 Games: Oure (Not in Russia) 30th October ShowMax (South Africa Only) 30th...

  • News Media Molecule's Dreams Is Not Dead Despite Paris No-Show

    Don't stop believin'

    If there was one game we would have bet our selection of imported Oreos on appearing at Paris Games Week on Monday, it was Dreams. But once again, Media Molecule’s creation simulation was very much missing in action. So what the heck is going on with the developer’s barmy imagination engine? Well, the first thing to note is...

  • News Pixelated Platformer Owlboy Swoops Onto PS4 in 2018

    What a hoot

    Owlboy, an indie platformer that was first shown nearly a decade ago, will finally launch on PS4 on 13th February, 2018. The game has been available on PC for a year to the day, where it enjoyed universal critical acclaim.  In this award-winning 2D sidescroller, you take control of Otus, who is - you guessed it - half owl, half...