News - 2017, Week 37

Sunday17th Sep 2017

  • News PSN Down as Reports Come Flooding In

    Offline and unable to sign in

    So much for sitting down and playing Destiny 2 on a lazy Sunday, eh? The PlayStation Network is down and out at the time of writing, with countless reports of users being unable to sign in on PlayStation 4. Sony is yet to comment, but if this keeps up, we're sure it wont be long until something gets said...

  • News Two Norse Dwarfs Will Upgrade Your Arsenal in God of War

    Blacksmith buddies

    God of War’s progression system has been more or less the same across six or seven games: you collect red orbs, feed them to your weapon of choice, and reap the rewards. However, the series’ forthcoming PlayStation 4 soft-reboot will handle things a little differently. According to an article in Official PlayStation Magazine...

Saturday16th Sep 2017

Friday15th Sep 2017

Thursday14th Sep 2017

Wednesday13th Sep 2017

Tuesday12th Sep 2017

  • News The FIFA 18 Demo Kicks Off on PS4 Later Today

    Get in

    Get your laces tied and your legs stretched, the FIFA 18 demo is smashing one off the PlayStation 4 later today. It'll feature 12 playable teams: Manchester City, Manchester United, Athletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, LA Galaxy, Toronto FC, Boca Juniors, C.D. Guadalajara, and Vissel Kobe...

  • News Star Wars Battlefront's Season Pass Is Free on PS4 Now

    Get all the expansion packs without paying a penny

    Star Wars Battlefront’s full Season Pass is currently free on the European PlayStation Store, meaning that you’ll be able to claim all of the sci-fi shooter's expansion packs without paying a penny. While some had originally assumed that this was an error, its cost has also been eradicated on...

  • News PS4 Prices Plunge in North American PlayStation Picks Sale

    2B or not 2B

    There’s a big sale on the North American PlayStation Store today, with big games like MLB The Show 17 ($23.99) and NieR Automata ($38.99) reduced. PlayStation Plus members will secure the biggest savings, with episodes of Life Is Strange down to just $1.24 apiece, or Dragon Quest Builder

  • News Sony Reveals TGS 2017 PS4 Software Lineup

    Monster Hunter! Yakuza! Gran Turismo!

    Sony’s booth at TGS 2017 will only be dwarfed by those belonging to Japan’s biggest smartphone success stories – but that’s the state of the industry overseas these days. Nevertheless, the platform holder has booked out plenty of space to showcase a slew of PlayStation 4 titles, including local...

  • Hands On Is Moss PlayStation VR's Next Must Have?

    Vibrant adventure is shaping up

    As we approach PlayStation VR's first birthday in the coming weeks, the companion device to the PlayStation 4 has had a surprising initial year on the market. With a steady stream of games already released and many more on the horizon, the future is bright for VR titles on PlayStation. One of such titles, is the indie...

  • Interview Making a Peach Beach Splash with Senran Kagura's Kenichiro Takaki

    On new genres, wet t-shirt tech, and... Sailor Moon?

    Some game designers become so well-known for a certain series that their names are instantly associated with the IP, and that’s certainly the case with Kenichiro Takaki. Though he’s worked on games as diverse as Vita Vocaloid rhythm game IA/VT Colorful and action-RPG-shoot-‘em-up Half-Minute...

  • News Destiny 2 Down for Scheduled Maintenance Later Today

    Even Guardians need some rest

    Heads up, all you eager Guardians: Destiny 2 will be going offline for scheduled maintenance later today. The timing isn't so bad if you're in North America, but those of us Europe won't be able to have a session until a bit later on in the evening. From 07:00 Pacific (15:00 BST), you'll no longer be able to...

  • News Capcom Confirms Okami HD Is Coming to PS4

    A pretty picture

    Ah, the official announcement is finally here. After being recently rumoured and then rated, Okami HD has been confirmed by Capcom for a PlayStation 4 release. According to the latest issue of Japanese publication Weekly Famitsu, it's hitting the Land of the Rising Sun just before Christmas, on the 21st December, and it'll...

  • News Stunning Metal Gear Solid Models Open Pre-Orders

    Les Enfants Excellente

    What better way to celebrate your love for the Metal Gear Solid franchise than with a 17.5 inch statue of Snake? First 4 Figures has opened pre-orders on some uber-detailed Tactical Espionage Action statues, which place the gruff-voiced protagonist behind a wall with his weapon raised. There are a number of different versions...

  • News Okami HD Paints a Pretty 4K Picture on PS4 This December

    Here's the trailer to prove it

    Earlier today, Okami HD was confirmed for a PlayStation 4 release in Japan, and now, as predicted, Capcom has announced that it's coming West this December. We've embedded the remaster's first gameplay trailer above, so be sure to give it a watch if you want to see how the classic is holding up these days. We've also...

  • News Journey, Flower Developer's Next Game May Skip PlayStation

    Newly announced Sky is exclusive to Apple devices for now

    The next game from Journey developer thatgamecompany will be exclusive to Apple devices. Sky was revealed for iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV during the tech giant’s big briefing earlier today – and it sounds like it won’t be launching anywhere else for the foreseeable future. The title...

  • Store Update 12th September 2017 (Europe)

    Sports! Sports! Sports! Television

    It’s sports day on the European PlayStation Store this week, as virtually every annual sports game apart from Madden (out now) and FIFA (coming soon) is released. That means you can choose from PES 2018: Pro Evolution Soccer, NBA 2K18, NBA Live 18, NHL 18, and… No, that’s it. Standalone expansion...

  • News Fortnite Is the Latest Title to Copy PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

    It won't be the last

    Well, we told you it was going to happen, didn’t we? PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds' runaway success has already prompted a string of copycats, and hot on the heels of Grand Theft Auto Online is Fortnite with its own Battle Royale mode. Set to launch officially on 26t

  • News Watch the Bodies Hit the Floor in The Evil Within 2 Trailer

    Dead good

    Ain’t nothing subtle about this The Evil Within 2 trailer as protagonist Sebastian Castellanos hangs with religious cultists and cuts the throats of all kinds of reanimated corpses. With the survival horror sequel being barely a month away, it doesn’t feel like there’s much hype for Tango Works’ latest terror – but we’re sure...

  • Push Play Top of the PS4 Pops - Issue 5

    Swingin’ through the stars

    Another month of game releases brings with it another month’s worth of game soundtracks, and running through the releases of August provides a particularly strong lineup. So many intriguing indie titles released this month, including at least one title that could be in the conversation for one of the best game...

Monday11th Sep 2017

  • News Naughty Dog Announces Limited Edition Nathan Drake Figure

    And it's looking mighty fine

    In succession to Uncharted: The Lost Legacy’s release last month, Naughty Dog has revealed its second limited edition statue of the franchise, featuring the dashing yet daring adventurer Nathan Drake. The meticulously crafted figure features a heroic shot of Drake mid-lunge, as he prepares to plant a firm fist into...

  • UK Sales Charts Destiny 2 Down Dramatically Compared to First Game

    Written in the stars?

    Destiny 2’s physical sales are less than half those of its predecessor in the UK – even if it is still the biggest launch of the year thus far. According to leaked numbers which we believe to be accurate, the title sold around 175,000 units in its launch week – a gigantic decline compared to the first game’s tally of...

  • Guide Destiny 2 Dusklight Shards Locations and Other Planet Materials - Where to Find Them

    Hands and knees

    Seeking out and gathering materials in Destiny 2 can take some time. Whether you're collecting them for a quest, to complete a challenge, or for a simple patrol mission, actually tracking down dusklight shards and the other planet-specific resources can be a pain in the neck. Hopefully, this quick guide can help you find what you...

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    Review Redout: Lightspeed Edition

    Fast and furious

    The anti-gravity racing genre may not be as popular as it once was, but that doesn’t mean developers aren’t still creating games for the genre. WipEout Omega Collection recently launched on the PlayStation 4, and while it was a fairly impressive collection, the fact that it focused squarely on the past held it back in some...

  • News Destiny 2 PS4 Pro Crash Issues Being Investigated by Sony and Bungie

    Firms collaborating on fix

    Destiny 2 has a crashing problem on the PlayStation 4 Pro which is affecting a sizeable number of gamers playing specifically on Sony’s supercharged system. While the CE-34878-0 error doesn’t appear to be hindering everyone, it has proved prevalent enough for the platform holder to release a statement on the bug...

  • Game of the Month Top 4 PlayStation Games of August 2017

    Treasures, hedgehogs, paranoia, and a lot of reading

    Wowza, August was one stacked month for PlayStation gaming. We reviewed more games last month than any other month in 2017 so far, and there were actually so many quality releases that our nominees list for Game of the Month was the biggest we've ever had. Okay, so some titles didn't exactly prove...

  • News Batman Voice Actor Says No More Arkham Games Are Planned

    Back into the shadows

    Kevin Conroy, the voice of Batman in the Batman: Arkham series of games, has said that there are currently no plans for another Arkham title. The last release that we got from developer Rocksteady was Batman: Arkham Knight, which launched back in 2015. Now before we put complete faith in Conroy's words, we first need to...

  • News PlayStation Pledges Largest Ever EGX 2017 Stand

    Big names! Big games

    Sony always brings plenty of PlayStation 4 booths to every gaming convention, but it says that its EGX 2017 stand will be its biggest ever. The platform holder – which unlike last year has not got new hardware to show – will be leaning on its sizeable catalogue of software instead, promising hands on with titles such as Call...

  • News No Prizes for Guessing Who the Highest Rated Player in FIFA 18 Is

    Never heard of him

    EA Sports has revealed the ten highest rated players in FIFA 18, and you won't be winning any of our precious custard creams for guessing who's sitting pretty at number one. Yep, it's none other than old Ronny himself, with an overall rating of 94. We suppose having his face on the game's box wasn't enough, eh? Here's the full...