News - October, 2018

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  • News Yakuza 4's Masayoshi Tanimura Recast for PS4 Re-Release

    Head swap

    Yakuza 4 will release on the PlayStation 4 from 17th January in Japan, and SEGA’s announced that its recast the role of Masayoshi Tanimura. One of the game’s four primary protagonists, the rookie cop was originally played by Hiroki Narimiya, but he’s since retired from acting after allegations about his personal life. In order to...

Wednesday24th Oct 2018

  • News Ni no Kuni II's First Major DLC Now Has a Name

    Still no date though

    For fans of Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, it's been a painfully long wait to hear more about the RPG's season pass. It was more than four months after the game's release before we got any kind of information, and even that was worryingly vague. However, Bandai Namco has at last coughed up another sliver of detail on the first...

  • Review NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 - A Disappointing Sequel

    Alley-oops

    In 2017, NBA Playgrounds came out of nowhere and slam dunked its way onto the PlayStation 4, giving basketball fans a solid alternative to the ultra-realistic simulation the NBA 2K series offers. It was something we hadn’t seen since NBA Jam’s last entry in 2010, and while it wasn’t perfect it did provide a lot of fun. It seems that...

  • News Battlefield V's Battle Royale Mode Firestorm Coming March 2019

    Won't be there for launch

    Battlefield V is set to arrive in just under a month's time on 20th November, and EA has mapped out some of the updates coming to the game post launch. Interestingly, this includes Firestorm, the WW2 shooter's equivalent of the wildly popular Battle Royale. The mode, which is largely being developed by Criterion, won't be...

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  • News New Fallout 76 Details Paint a Perilous PvP Picture

    Survival of the fittest?

    Bethesda has gone into detail regarding how PvP works in its upcoming multiplayer shooter, Fallout 76. If you were hoping to get along with everyone in the post apocalyptic wastes of Virginia, you might be a little disappointed. The first multiplayer entry in the series sounds like it could be a hostile place, as it seems...

  • News Spider-Man PS4's The Heist DLC Gets Trailer Showing Off New Suits and Activities

    Just the facts

    It's launch day for The Heist, the first DLC for Marvel's Spider-Man. Of course, this means we get a brand new trailer, and it's another Just the Facts video starring J. Jonah Jameson. If you'd rather go into the DLC totally fresh, it might be best to steer clear of this trailer, as there's plenty of new footage. We see clips from...

  • News MediEvil Voice Actor Hints at Role Reprisal for PS4 Remake

    Sir Dan's the man

    Jason Wilson, the voice of MediEvil protagonist Sir Daniel Fortesque, has left a big hint that he will be reprising his role for the forthcoming PlayStation 4 remake. The former Sony employee – who co-created the game with James Pond maker Chris Sorrell – posted a photograph on social media of him wearing a bucket. He included...

  • News Media Molecule Making Dreams on PS4 to Let People 'Break Into These Walled Off Industries'

    Wants to build on the success of LittleBigPlanet

    Media Molecule has a unique reputation as a studio focused on creative gaming, and with Dreams, the developer is looking to dial everything up to 11. In the above video, studio head Siobhan Reddy and the game's creative director Mark Healey are asked why the team wanted to make something like Dreams,...

  • News Hunter/Hunted Is Fallout 76's Battle Royale Mode

    Could go nuclear

    The current hotness, Battle Royale, is thriving thanks to games such as Fortnite and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and it seems its reach now includes Bethesda's first online multiplayer game, Fallout 76. In a new post on the game's official website (which goes into detail about PvP options), a variation on the exceedingly popular mode...

  • News Hitman 2 Heads to Mumbai, Vermont, and More

    Good work, 47

    All of Hitman 2’s locations have been revealed in a new cinematic trailer. In addition to the previously announced Miami and Colombia, gaming’s second-greatest skinhead will be flying first-class to Mumbai and New Zealand. He’ll also be heading to a traditional American suburb in Vermont named Whittleton Creek, and to a...

  • News Officially Licensed PlayStation Furniture Is a Thing Now

    Sofa, so good

    Sony’s gone absolutely mad with licensed products this generation, so we suppose we shouldn’t be surprised by this line of officially licensed, y’know, furniture. Part of Pottery Barn’s teen line – because Instagram kids need state of the art bedrooms to snap selfies in – this new selection of overpriced MDF-based gear...

  • News Bethesda Warns of 'Spectacular' Fallout 76 Issues, Promises to Fix Them

    Pay full-price to give help and advice

    Fallout 76 releases next month, and Bethesda’s already filled its pants. The publisher seems terrified of the reception to its online-based apocalyptic adventure, so much so that it’s written a letter to fans effectively telling them that it’s going to be broken beyond belief. In the honest and frank...

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  • News New Spider-Man PS4 Trophies Reveal More About First DLC

    Screwball

    Marvel’s Spider-Man has been updated on the PlayStation 4, and a bunch of new Trophies have been added. Two of the pots pertain to New Game + and the new Ultimate difficulty, while the rest are for the release’s first expansion, The Heist. While we’re going to refrain from posting any major spoilers here, if you want to play the DLC...

  • News SoulCalibur VI Character Creator Pits Lara Croft Against NieR's 2B

    NieRly perfect

    SoulCalibur VI’s character creator is pretty feature rich. In addition to monstrous members, videos are also starting to appear of some pretty convincing recreations. Take this battle between Lara Croft and NieR Automata’s 2B – both look pretty darn realistic when you consider they’ve been remade within the game. As for who...

  • News MediEvil PS4 Remaster News Will Finally Rise from the Grave

    In a week or two

    It's been quite some time since we heard even a whisper about the PlayStation 4 remaster of MediEvil, but it sounds like some fresh information is finally heading our way in the near future. On the latest PlayStation Blogcast, host Sid Shuman hints that news is coming within the next couple of weeks. "I have it on excellent...

  • News Super Cool Tekken 7 Art Celebrates Over 3 Million Copies Sold

    Party time

    Tekken director Katsuhiro Harada has shared some really nice Tekken 7 artwork over on his Twitter account. The drawing features every character in the game -- minus guest characters Akuma, Geese, and Noctis, and DLC characters Lei and Anna -- as they celebrate the title's success. Tekken 7 actually crossed the three million mark earlier...

Sunday21st Oct 2018

  • 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...

Saturday20th Oct 2018

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  • News Spider-Man PS4 Adds Brand New Features with 1.08 Patch

    The game that never sleeps

    There was a mix-up with the latest update for Marvel’s Spider-Man this week, but v1.08 is available now. This patch actually bundles v1.07 in as well, and it includes an absolute slew of free new features, including New Game + and Ultimate difficulty. It also incorporates support for the exclusive’s first expansion...

Saturday20th Oct 2018

  • News Insomniac Pokes Fun at Spider-Man PS4's Puddles with New Stickers

    :clap:

    Oh we love this! You may recall prior to Marvel Spider-Man’s release there was some controversy regarding the title’s puddles – or lack thereof. The hot button gaming drama of the time, many forum goers complained that the amount of H2O in a particular scene had been reduced, prompting shouts of “downgrade” and other such nonsense...

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  • News Catch the Black Cat if You Can in Brief Spider-Man PS4 DLC Teaser

    Felicia, you gotta see her

    Has this trailer been published before? We don’t remember seeing it, but we’re sure someone’s furiously typing away in the comments now, telling us we’re late. Either way, this 30 second teaser trailer for the first Marvel’s Spider-Man add-on pack was published to PlayStation’s YouTube channel today. It gives...

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  • News Santa Monica Studio Hiring Possibly for Two Future Projects

    More talent for future PS5 games, perhaps?

    If it wasn't already there, then there's no denying Sony Santa Monica has cemented its status in the big leagues with the critically acclaimed God of War. The game has been a hit for newcomers and veterans alike of the series, which has everyone pondering when the sequel will be released. Well, Senior Staff...

Monday15th Oct 2018

  • 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...

Monday15th Oct 2018

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  • 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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  • News MediEvil Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary Today

    Pour one out for Sir Dan

    Pesky timezones aside, it’s been 20 years since MediEvil first released on the PSone. Created by Sony’s Cambridge studio – which would go on to be rebranded Guerrilla Cambridge before being shuttered entirely – the action platformer commands a place in the rotten ribcages of most old-school PlayStation fans for its...

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  • News You're Going to Want Resident Evil 2's Deluxe Edition

    Elza Walker returns

    Just go ahead and call them Capgod: they deserve it the run they’re on. Capcom’s revealed the contents of Resident Evil 2’s Deluxe Edition in North America, and it looks damn well worth the $10 premium that the publisher’s charging. In addition to a reversible cover, which lets you pick between Leon S. Kennedy and Claire...

Monday8th Oct 2018

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  • News CD Projekt RED Partners with Tech Team on Cyberpunk 2077

    Digital Scapes brought on board

    Things seem to be heating up with Cyberpunk 2077, and so CD Projekt RED has announced a partnership with Vancouver-based tech team Digital Scapes. The Canadian company was founded by industry veterans from studios such as BioWare and Radical, and essentially sounds like a support firm, capable of creating tools and...

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  • News God Eater 3 Will Have Dual Audio in the West

    There's that

    God Eater 3 feels redundant now that Monster Hunter has returned to PlayStation’s bosom, but Bandai Namco’s soldiering on regardless, and it’s going to ride this release right into the ground. To be fair, the publisher has announced a cool feature for the threequel: it’ll boast dual audio in western territories. This means...

Friday5th Oct 2018

  • News Bass, Tina, and Mila Are Ready to Rumble in Dead or Alive 6

    Wrestlemania

    Dead or Alive 6 has a brief new trailer that confirms Bass, Tina, and Mila will return as playable characters. Father-daughter wrestling combo Bass and Tina have slick new outfits, while Mila appears to be sticking with her standard costume from Dead or Alive 5. The video also showcases a new wrestling ring stage. Honestly, the game's...

  • News Spider-Man PS4 DLC to Give Fans Something Fresh

    New York still needs you

    A great game will often leave you longing for more, and Marvel’s Spider-Man is a shining example of that. While it’s a relatively painless Platinum Trophy to acquire, we’ve been staggered by the number of players who’ve already seen the title through to 100 per cent completion – especially when you consider just...

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  • News Dreams Will Run at 60 Frames-Per-Second Unless You Break It

    Remember to show some restraint

    Dreams will run at 60 frames-per-second, but you will be able to make the engine chug if you fail to optimise your levels. Speaking as part of a Game Informer interview, Media Molecule co-founder Alex Evans explained that players who really push the level editor may find that their creations run as low as 30...

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  • News NPD Reveals PSVR's Best Sellers in the US So Far

    What do you reckon is number one?

    We rarely get sales data specifically for PlayStation VR, so this tidbit courtesy of the NPD Group is interesting for the handful of you that care. It shows the top five best-selling titles in the United States which require Sony’s headset, meaning the likes of Resident Evil 7 are excluded. The games are ranked...

Tuesday2nd Oct 2018

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  • Feature Best PS4 Music of September 2018

    Music, muzak, music

    August was absolutely packed to the brim with good PlayStation music to treat your ears to, so it’s not terribly surprising that there are fewer highlights for September. Fewer highlights however doesn’t mean there’s nothing to talk about, as the stand-outs from this past month are some pretty special releases. Destiny...

  • News Hitman 2 Reveals the Tools of the Trade

    Duck decoy

    You can play Hitman 2 pretty much any way you like, but the series is always at its most fun when you get creative – as this new trailer illustrates. While it doesn’t really reveal much that fans won’t already know, it’s a good reminder for newcomers that you can assassinate unsuspecting targets with items like, y’know, rubber...

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  • News September's PS Plus Games Will Be Replaced Soon

    Grab 'em while you can

    You’ve got a few hours left to grab September’s selection of free PlayStation Plus games, so you know what you need to do. It was a strong lineup last month, with Destiny 2 and God of War III Remastered leading the charge – but heck, some of the cross-buy stuff was great, like Another World and Q.U.B.E. Director’s Cut...

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  • Store Update 2nd October 2018 (Europe)

    All the games

    The apocalypse is upon us. No, we’re not referring to global politics – just the latest European PlayStation Store update. This week sees Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, and Astro Bot Rescue Mission all release. Not enough for you? How about Mega Man 11 as well? WWE 2K19? We could go on. PS4...

  • News Ubisoft Boss Says It's Looking Into Bringing Multiplayer Back to Assassin's Creed

    If the tech is there

    The Assassin's Creed games had online multiplayer for a time, but it was eventually ditched somewhere along the line. It was quite an enjoyable way to play, with a spin on typical multiplayer modes that saw players hiding from, stalking, and assassinating each other. In a new interview with Game Informer, Ubisoft's chief...

  • News PlayStation Awards 2018 to Honour Best-Sellers in December

    Hit list

    Here’s a little known PlayStation secret: Sony has hosted an awards ceremony for its third-party partners since 1995 in Japan. Aptly named the PlayStation Awards, the event is designed to honour titles that sell well on its various systems, with this year’s show scheduled for 3rd December in Tokyo. It’ll be streamed on YouTube if you...

  • News Bungie Registers Trademark for 'Matter'

    What's the Matter?

    As Bungie continues its work on Destiny 2 having just released the Forsaken expansion pack, it appears that it has some other projects brewing behind the scenes. It's recently filed a trademark for something called 'Matter', and other than the fact that it's listed as "computer game software", we've no idea what it is. The above...