News - 2017, Week 36

Monday11th Sep 2017

  • News Uncharted 4 Was Almost An Entirely Different Game

    Book reveals title's turbulent tale

    Do you remember the very early days of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End? There was a mass exodus at developer Naughty Dog, with franchise director Amy Hennig being the most notable departure. Rumour had it that the sequel was in dire straits, and The Last of Us creators Neil Druckmann and Bruce Straley were ushered in...

  • News Are Bayonetta and Vanquish Coming to the PS4?

    Retailer reckons so

    Well, this is an exciting, out-of-the-blue rumour: two top PlayStation 3 titles Bayonetta and Vanquish could be coming to the PlayStation 4 this November. The pair of SEGA published Platinum Games products have been listed on website Alza as part of a purported double-pack. Seeing as both games were recently ported to the...

  • News Shenmue 1 & 2 Could Keep Friends Close on PS4 This Year

    Those you love

    It’s the rumour that won’t stop running: the two Shenmue titles could be coming to the PlayStation 4 this year. Just like the Bayonetta and Vanquish double-pack we reported on earlier, a bunch of Eastern European retailers all seem to think that Yu Suzuki’s legendary Dreamcast adventures are coming to Sony’s current console...

Sunday10th Sep 2017

Saturday9th Sep 2017

  • News It Looks Like Okami HD Really Is Coming to PS4

    Remaster gets rated

    There was a rumour swirling around last month that Capcom is preparing to bring Okami HD to the PlayStation 4. The possibility didn't sound too far-fetched then and it seems even more probable now, as Gematsu notes that the Korean rating board has rated the remaster. When games usually get rated like this, an official...

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 185

    This must be Destiny

    You're already sick of hearing about it and we're already sick of writing about it, but we can't bloody well tell our team of scribes to not play Destiny 2 this weekend. It's time for a bumper edition of What Are You Playing! Robert Ramsey, Associate Editor I've got a busy weekend planned, but when I'm not socialising,...

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Tuesday5th Sep 2017

  • News September's PlayStation Plus Games Are Out Now

    inFAMOUS update

    Head on over to the European PlayStation Store and you'll find that this month's selection of PlayStation Plus games are now available to download. if you're in North America, they should be live later today. As noted in our increasingly annoyed-sounding article from last week, the lineups are different between Europe and North...

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    Review Knack 2

    Knack strikes back

    It’s fair to say that Knack divided opinion upon its release alongside the PlayStation 4 in November 2013. Some concluded it to be an abomination that failed to live up to the promise of being a Crash Bandicoot successor, while others deemed it to be not so bad. Either way you look at it, it's now clear to see that the divisive...

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    Review Madden NFL 18

    Gronk star

    Yes, the football season may have just started in the UK, but across the pond, something different is going on: the football season is about to start. Not the one with feet or balls, mind you, but one even more complicated and technical, a sport in which “PA Max Protect” actually means something. To a new player, the prospect of...

  • News Bungie Addresses the PlayStation Nation in Destiny 2 Launch Video

    That's our line

    We've been using the term "PlayStation Nation" for years purely because it sounds so terrible, but we guess the phrase may not be quite as uncool as we thought. Bungie's put out a special message to those picking up Destiny 2 on PlayStation 4, and the developer's quick to mention the PlayStation Nation. Is PlayStation Nation an...

  • Rumour Resident Evil 7's Not a Hero DLC, Post-Game Expansion Launch in December

    Gold edition also incoming

    According to a thread over on NeoGAF, the latest issue of Famitsu contains new information on the upcoming downloadable content for Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. The Not A Hero DLC, which will star Chris Redfield and is free to all owners of the base game, is set to release on the 14th December according to the leak. Along...

  • News Gearbox Basically Admits Borderlands 3 Is in Full Production

    Lock and load

    Wow, who saw this one coming? At a recent PAX West panel, Gearbox CEO and industry gobsh*te Randy Pitchford told the audience that 90 per cent of the studio is currently "working on the thing I think most of you guys want us to be working on". Obviously, that's a Borderlands 3 tease -- unless the developer is so misguided that it...

  • News The Destiny 2 Servers Are Live for Physical Copies of the Game

    Early bird

    Just a quick heads up for those wondering: the Destiny 2 servers are now live, meaning that if you have a physical copy of the game, you can jump in and get started. Those who are going the digital route will obviously have to wait until the title unlocks at midnight tonight. Destiny 2's official launch date is tomorrow, the...

  • News Action RPG Code Vein Is Worth Keeping a Bloodied Eye On in New PS4 Gameplay

    Red or dead

    IGN's gone live with around 17 minutes of Code Vein gameplay, and the game's showing promise. Described early on as "anime Dark Souls" you can certainly see where that trail of thought comes into the equation, but there's still a unique sense of style on display here. That said, we're not huge fans of the dull environment that's...

  • Guide Knack 2 Hints and Tips for Surviving the Knackening

    Attacks & gadgets

    Knack 2 is a much more approachable title than its predecessor with an accessible default difficulty for all, but that doesn't mean it's a total cakewalk. Here are five hopefully helpful tips for making your experience an even more enjoyable one. Take advantage of the heavy punch Every one of the core abilities that you...

  • News Take a Quick Look Inside Destiny 2's Hidden Dungeons

    Into the depths

    Bungie's squeezed out another short Destiny 2 video, this time detailing Lost Sectors, which are essentially hidden dungeons that you can find in patrol zones. Unsurprisingly, they're home to enemies who would like nothing more than to pop your head like a watermelon, but they also promise some sweet loot, so they're probably...

  • News Super Sorceress Ultimecia Joins Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Roster

    Squall's foe returns

    Ultimecia is joining the playable roster of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT, a new character trailer reveals. The deadly sorceress first appeared in Final Fantasy VIII, so it's only fitting that her video shows her tearing Squall to bits with many a magical attack. Dissidia is due out on PlayStation 4 in January next year, so...

Monday4th Sep 2017