News - 2017, Week 27

Sunday9th Jul 2017

Saturday8th Jul 2017

Friday7th Jul 2017

  • Feature The 10 Best PS4 Games of 2017 So Far

    Our PlayStation highlights

    Well, apparently it’s already July, which means that half of 2017 has already gone. And what a six months it’s been on the PlayStation 4: the software schedule has been so strong that we really had to work to whittle down a list of the top ten titles – and even then we’ve included a bunch of honourable mentions...

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    Review Elite Dangerous

    Space ace

    A call has been sent out to all commanders in the Pilot Federation for help. Apparently things have been getting a bit rowdy over in the Rakapila system, and they’re after some able pilots to come and hunt down any wanted ships in their system. The rewards are good, and with the credits you earn you’ll be able to buy some much needed...

  • News PS5 Is Likely Coming in 2019, Believes Analyst

    Pachter plumps up with PlayStation 5 prediction

    The PlayStation 5 will “probably” release in 2019, according to analyst Michael Pachter. Sony bigwig Shawn Layden recently confirmed that a new generation console is coming from the platform holder, but he warned fans not to expect it anytime soon. However, speaking with Gaming Bolt, the divisive...

  • News PlayStation Plus Members Save on Select PS4 Pre-Orders

    Every little helps

    As part of the Totally Digital sale that’s running on the European PlayStation Store right now, PlayStation Plus members can get up to 20 per cent off select pre-orders. Eligible games include Last Day of June, PYRE, Super Cloudbuilt, the two versions of SUPERHOT, and PlayStation VR racer

  • Weirdness Swords and Underpants, That's All a Real Witcher 3 Player Needs

    Geralt of here

    Good golly, and we thought we were tough for finishing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Blood and Broken Bones difficulty. YouTube user Aeraloth has uploaded an almost two-hour video that shows them battering every single boss on Death March difficulty - expansions included - with a barely clothed Geralt and next to no sign usage...

  • News PlayStation Experience 2017 Makes Tracks for Malaysia This August

    Sure, why not?

    There’ll be a PlayStation Experience in South East Asia in addition to the main event planned for Anaheim in December. Sony’s confirmed that a similar show will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 5th August, where fans will get hands-on time with a variety of upcoming games. Confirmed titles thus far include Detroit: Become...

  • News Killzone: Shadow Fall Director Exits Guerrilla After 12 Years

    Try not ter Heide away

    Killzone: Shadow Fall director and Guerrilla Games veteran Steven ter Heide has departed the Dutch developer after 12 years. In addition to leading production on the PlayStation 4 launch title, ter Heide also recently worked on both Horizon: Zero Dawn and RIGS: Mechanized Combat League, so he’s got quite the portfolio. It...

  • News Friday the 13th, Crash Bandicoot Top June 2017 PlayStation Store Charts

    Summer camp

    Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Friday the 13th: The Game were the big winners in the June 2017 PlayStation Store charts. Unsurprisingly in Europe, the ‘Coot topped with just a couple of days of data tracked, while Jason Voorhees massacred the summit in North America. Heavy discounting propelled Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and...

  • News Doomfist Announced as the 25th Overwatch Hero

    Playable on PC

    Doomfist has been a long rumoured Overwatch hero for months now and was teased on Twitter earlier this week but he has finally been officially revealed with a new origins story and developer commentary video on the Overwatch YouTube channel. He has also been made playable for those players on the Player Test Realm on the PC which...

  • Push Play Top of the PS4 Pops - Issue 3

    Hitting the right notes

    Issue 3 of our frequent music feature comes alongside an abnormally strong June slate of releases. Between some massive games, and some long dormant familiar faces poking their heads out for us to fall in love with all over again, June had a lot to love. These games also brought with them some great soundtracks, and these are...

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    Review That's You

    Oh you

    One of the more surprising parts of Sony’s E3 2017 pre-show this year was the unveiling of That’s You via a gameplay trailer featuring everybody’s favourite President of Sony Worldwide Studios, Shuhei Yoshida. It seemed like a fun game, albeit a niche, gimmicky party title that couldn’t contend with the likes of...

  • News Jak & Daxter Tetralogy Nearing PS4 Release

    Jak box party pack

    Jak & Daxter will make the leap of faith to the PlayStation 4 imminently it seems, as all four of Naughty Dog’s classic PlayStation 2 titles have been rated by American ratings board, the ESRB. The titles were confirmed for Sony’s new-gen console some time back – with the Precursor Legacy becoming a pre-order bonus for

  • News July's Free PlayStation Plus Games Are Available Now

    You know what to do

    July’s dizzying roster of free PlayStation Plus games are ready and waiting to eat up your bandwidth now. The titles are available as we type in Europe, though those of you across the pond may have to wait until the PlayStation Store updates a little later in the day to get the games in North America. It’s a fantastic lineup...

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    Review Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

    Crate out of ten

    Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is billed as a blast from the past when you boot it up, and it's not playing around. Vicarious Visions has done an outstanding job sprucing up Naughty Dog’s iconic 90s adventures, but don’t let the lick of paint deceive you: these are the exact same games that you enjoyed huddled in front of a...

  • News Crash Bandicoot PS4's Success 'Could Lead to Other Things', Says Activision CEO

    Spin it to win it

    It seems as though remaking the first three Crash Bandicoot games has been well worth the effort for Activision. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy launched just a few days ago, claiming the second biggest software launch of 2017 here in the UK. What's more, our friends list is currently packed with people playing the...

  • News Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 1, 2, and 3 Leap to PS4 Next Month

    4 also available in complete package

    If you've ever dreamt of having all of the main Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm games available on a single console, then you're in luck. Bandai Namco has announced that Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Legacy and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy are both coming to PlayStation 4 next month, on...

  • News The Last of Us: Part II Will Have a Motion Captured Pig


    So, er… Naughty Dog is motion capturing a pig for The Last of Us: Part II. Like, a real pig. Both director Neil Druckmann and writer Halley Gross have been tweeting about the animal, who looks comfortable in his kit before you start calling PETA or something. He’s clearly being pampered while on set. Why mocap a pig, then? It’s...

  • Store Update 4th July 2017 (Europe)

    Over to you

    The summer drought is upon us, which means that for the first time since the year started really, the European PlayStation Store is looking quite quiet. It’s not entirely barren, though, with the likes of That’s You and Accel World vs. Sword Art Online vying for your attention. PS4 Games: That’s You! (Available to PS+ Members) 4...

  • News Doomfist Teased as New Overwatch Hero Yet Again

    Crews'in for a bruising

    It's been rumoured and heavily hinted at for months now that Doomfist will be a hero in Overwatch and that he'll be voiced by none other than Terry Crews. As if to add fuel to the fire, the developer has taken to Twitter today to tease everyone with more information on Doomfist's background.  In the past, the Overwatch...

  • News Everybody's Golf Plays a Nice Shot on Japanese Smartphones

    Tee total

    Sony’s first-party smartphone initiative is underway, with ForwardWorks’ adaptation of Everybody’s Golf out now in Japan on iOS and Android. The game’s free to download, but boasts in-app purchases. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to download it without a Japanese account – well, not on t

Monday3rd Jul 2017