News - October, 2018

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  • News Media Molecule's Making Some Mental Things in Dreams

    Stop! Hammer time

    Dreams is really going to come to life when fans finally get their hands on it, but until then it’s hard not to be impressed with what Media Molecule’s doing with it. This new gameplay video from Game Informer showcases several creations that the Guildford-based studio’s working on in its own time, and some of them are...

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  • News Sony to Resolve Harmful PS4 Message Issue with Firmware Update

    "We are aware of the situation"

    Over the weekend, many PS4 owners reported receiving a PlayStation Network message that rendered their console useless. Opening one of these messages bricks your PS4, forcing a factory reset in order to get it going again. It seems that the problem is widespread enough that Sony has caught wind of it, as it's...

  • Review Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - The Best CoD of the Generation

    Bop to the BlOps

    Call of Duty had to do something in order to remain relevant. After a slew of yearly releases that failed to really move the needle, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 takes the franchise’s biggest risk yet by doubling down on its online multiplayer experience and ditching the single player campaign. Has it paid off? In a word, absolutely...

  • News Expect to Spend at Least 65 Hours with Red Dead Redemption 2

    Quaking in our boots

    If you want Red Dead Redemption 2 to be a sprawling, epic Western to lose yourself in for dozens of hours, it seems you won't be disappointed. According to a behind-the-scenes feature from Vulture, the main story is roughly 60-65 hours in length. The comment was made in relation to 5 hours of cut content regarding a second love...

  • News Spider-Man PS4 New Game Plus Coming 'Super Soon'

    Back in the swing of it

    Marvel's Spider-Man is getting a New Game Plus mode -- this is something that we've known for a while. Before the blockbuster had even released, developer Insomniac Games stated that New Game Plus would be added in a post-launch update, and now it sounds like that update is very close. In an interview with Game Informer,...

  • News Rockstar Worked 100 Hour Weeks to Get Red Dead Redemption 2 Done

    Life on Marston

    Ever wondered what it takes to get a game like Red Dead Redemption 2 finished? According to Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser, it’s a lot of hard work. The company, infamous for its extended periods of crunch, was working “100 hour weeks” multiple times in 2018 in order to get the Spaghetti Western out of the door. That...

  • News Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Sets New PS Store Sales Record

    Biggest digital launch in PlayStation history

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 set a new day one PlayStation Store sales record, moving more units digitally on Sony’s system than any other release globally. The title also secured a similar milestone on the Xbox One, perhaps demonstrating how consumers are gradually beginning to shift to online...

  • UK Sales Charts Call of Duty Sinks to 11 Year Low at Retail

    But digital marches forward

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 set a new global sales record on the PlayStation Store at launch, while its first weekend at UK retail represented an 11 year low for the franchise. What can we infer from this? Either the British public has fallen out of love with Activision’s first-person shooter series (unlikely) or...

  • News Sony Hiring for Next Generation Marketing Campaign

    High PS5

    Sony basically confirmed the PlayStation 5 last week, and now it’s recruiting a Senior Product Manager to help plot out the roadmap for its next generation console. The role – spotted by ResetEra on career focused website

  • News SEGA Cancelled Full Remakes of the Shenmue Games

    Changed its mind

    Wow, another wrinkle is added to the Shenmue saga today, as it’s emerged that full remakes of the first two games in the franchise were in production up until the end of last year. Digital Foundry has obtained footage of Shenmue I & II that’s different to the PlayStation 4 re-release we received earlier in the year. The...

  • News Battlefield V Single Player to Be Unveiled Tomorrow

    Play the objective

    The new Call of Duty has arrived, which can only mean the new Battlefield isn't far behind. As Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 launches with great success, things are hotting up for Battlefield V as EA prepares its World War 2 shooter for release next month. The publisher's next move is a reveal of the game's single player mode, and...

  • Store Update 16th October 2018 (Europe)

    Welcome to the stage of history

    It’s not quite time for Red Dead Redemption 2 yet, but don’t think the European PlayStation Store is letting up. This week sees the release of SoulCalibur VI, LEGO DC Supervillains, and Starlink: Battle for Atlas. There’s also a palm reading game for some reason. PS4 Games: Super Blackjack Battle II – Turbo...

  • News Destiny 2 Trailer Gives a Glimpse of the Haunted Infinite Forest

    Event starts tomorrow

    Halloween's just around the corner, and you know what that means. Every game with an online element is getting spooky, and Destiny 2's Festival of the Lost appears to be going in quite heavily this year. Alongside the return of masks that you can acquire with a new currency, the Infinite Forest is getting an overhaul, and it...

  • News Yes, You Can Buy a DualShock 4 Controller Worth $14,000

    Diamond encrusted pad available now

    A brand new DualShock 4 can be quite an expensive purchase. A standard black controller will cost you around $60, while limited edition versions can cost even more. If you really want to break the bank, however, you could always consider the Lux DualShock 4 from online retailer Brikk. This garish monstrosity,...

  • News No Man's Sky VR Support Mentioned in Recent Player Survey

    It's happening?

    One of the many requested features for No Man's Sky is support for virtual reality. Now players can finally get together and explore thanks to the huge NEXT update, the next major thing on the list is being able to visit the game's strange, colourful worlds in VR. Going by Hello Games' new survey, it seems the small developer is...

  • News SEGA Wants Simultaneous Worldwide Release Dates for Its Games

    About time

    Over the last few years Japanese publishers in general have gotten a lot better at localising their games in a more timely manner. It's still far from perfect, with recent titles like Dragon Quest XI coming to mind, but advancements have certainly been made this generation. That said, SEGA seems to know that there's room for further...

Sunday14th Oct 2018

  • News PS4 Messages Designed to Brick Your Console Reported By Users

    Be warned

    According to multiple threads over on Reddit, there's a potentially devastating issue on PlayStation 4 right now, and it stems from simple messages. Users say that receiving certain messages can 'brick' your console, effectively breaking the system. We're not totally clued up on the technical details yet, but the bottom line is that right...

  • News Diablo III Cross-Play May Not Be Happening After All

    Blizzard issues statement

    You may have caught a recent story claiming that Blizzard is actively working on bringing cross-platform play functionality to Diablo III. The news came via a representative of the company, so it seemed pretty concrete, but as it turns out, it ain't actually the truth. Blizzard has issued a statement saying that cross-play...

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