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TodaySat, 22nd Jul 2017

  • Talking Point What Free August 2017 PlayStation Plus Games Do You Want?

    When will August's PS Plus games be announced?

    Time really does fly when you’re having fun. We’ve barely got done ensuring that the awful teenage cast of Until Dawn endure the worst deaths imaginable, and already it’s time to start thinking about August 2017’s big PlayStation Plus update. We’re anticipating an announcement for the full...

    • PlayStation Plus
    • August 2017
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News The New Taiko Drum Master Will Get English Subtitles

    Beat it

    Taiko Drum Master fans, we come bearing good news: the new game in the series for the PlayStation 4 will be releasing in Southeast Asia – with English subtitles. It means that you’ll be able to import the drum-'em-up standalone or with the new PlayStation 4 Taiko Drum Set and beat off all night when the title releases later this year...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Taiko Drum Master
  • News Injustice 2's Starfire Brings New Meaning to Flame Coloured Hair

    Out in August

    Injustice 2’s DLC is on a steady schedule, and arriving next is Starfire, the queen of green beams – or, er, Tamaran if you’re looking for a more canonical explanation. With fiery red hair and green eyes, Princess Koriand’r is looking good – and she also packs a punch, with some mean close-quarters combat and devastating...

    • Comic-Con 2017
    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Injustice
    • DLC
  • News Stuff Single Player, Street Fighter V's Getting Sports Costumes

    Do the Jenneke warm-up dance

    There are no Olympics until 2020, but Capcom likes to make a quick buck. To be fair, these sports-themed Street Fighter V costumes are pretty cool. There are three to choose from: Ibuki in a track outfit and trainers; Laura in an indoor volleyball kit (of course), and; Rashid in a football kit. We do like the way the...

    • Comic-Con 2017
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter
    • DLC
  • News Arachnophobes Should Skip This Middle-earth: Shadow of War Trailer

    Say hey to Shelob

    Comic-Con 2017’s on and… Lord of the Rings is apparently a comic book now. Anyway, Warner Bros has debuted a new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War which introduces Shelob from The Two Towers. Who's, like, a sexy lady now. Apparently. The game’s due out on 10th October on the PlayStation 4.

    • Comic-Con 2017
    • Warner Bros
    • PS4
    • Middle-earth
    • Trailers

YesterdayFri, 21st Jul 2017

  • News They're Using Awful Final Fantasy XIII Characters to Sell Cars Now

    Snow joke

    A number of Final Fantasy characters have tried their hand at advertising in the past. Most notably, Final Fantasy XIII's Lightning, in all of her immensely boring glory, was once brought in to help sell designer handbags. And now, equally dreadful Final Fantasy XIII hero Snow is busy shifting Nissan cars in a brand new clip. It's all a...

    • Square Enix
    • Final Fantasy
    • Videos
  • Hands On The Happy Dungeons Open Beta Is Worth a Look on PS4

    A quick recommendation

    Happy Dungeons is a cutesy little free-to-play title that's coming to PlayStation 4 this September. It's an action role-playing game with loot drops, character classes, quests, co-op for up to four players, and a daft story. It's also available to download now on Sony's console as an open beta -- and we'd recommend giving...

    • Toylogic
    • PS4
    • Happy Dungeons
    • Betas
    • Hands on
  • Video Watch Us Kick Cabal Arse in the Destiny 2 Beta

    Back in the saddle

    Wondering what the Destiny 2 beta is all about? Not sure if you should go and download 15GB of data to your PlayStation 4 just to check it out? Then you're in luck, as regular Push Square stream bloke Alex Stinton played through a good chunk of it so that you don't have to. Watch as he takes on the Cabal in the game's opening...

    • Activision
    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
    • Betas
  • News Ghost Recon: Wildlands Goes Rogue with a Player-Versus-Player Open Beta

    Ghost War drops for free later this year

    Ubisoft said that it would be bringing player-versus-player modes to Ghost Recon: Wildlands ages ago, and now the publisher finally looks ready to deliver on its promise. The open world co-op stealth-shooter remains the best-selling release of 2017 thus far, so the ongoing support is hardly surprising. That...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Ghost Recon
    • Betas
  • News Pyre Runs in Native 4K on PS4 Pro, Packs a Platinum Trophy

    Launch trailer released

    Hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 party-based role-playing game Pyre will run in native 4K on the PlayStation 4 Pro, developer Supergiant Games has announced. The gorgeous fantasy foray – which mixes RPG systems with an almost sports-inspired battle system – will also run at a full 60 frames-per-second, regardless of which...

    • Supergiant Games
    • PS4
    • Pyre
    • Trailers
  • Reminder Destiny 2's Beta Is Open to Everyone Starting Today

    Eyes up, Guardian

    Destiny 2's beta enters its open phase today on PlayStation 4, in case you forgot. The beta itself is relatively small in terms of content -- unless you really like competitive multiplayer -- but it's still well worth a download if you're interested in or at least curious about Bungie's next big hit. The beta weighs in at around...

    • Activision
    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
    • Betas
  • Poll Are You Playing the Destiny 2 Beta This Weekend?

    Cabals deep

    Guardians rejoice: the Destiny 2 open beta is finally here. Or at least, it will be in a few hours depending on when you're reading this article. The beta's been in early access for around three days now and the reception has been a little bit mixed. The usual "Destiny 1.5" criticisms are floating around, and people reckon power...

    • Activision
    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
    • Betas
  • Guide What Time Does Destiny 2's PS4 Beta Begin?

    And how do you get in the Destiny 2 beta?

    Destiny 2 is shaping up to be the biggest game of the year (sorry Call of Duty: WWII and Star Wars: Battlefront 2) and Bungie wants to give you an early taste of the title via its PlayStation 4 beta. But what time does the Destiny 2 beta begin? And how do you get in the Destiny 2 PS4 beta? Worry not, eager...

    • Guides
    • Destiny
    • PS4
    • Betas
    • Times
  • News Shock! Spider-Man Swings into Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

    Nemesis, Frank West, and Haggar join the roster

    Spider-Man will be a playable character in Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Who saw that coming, then? The web slinger was revealed to be part of the crossover brawler’s roster during a Marvel panel at Comic-Con 2017 earlier today. He’ll be joined by Haggar (Final Fight), Nemesis (Resident Evil), and...

    • Comic-Con 2017
    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Marvel vs Capcom
  • News Call of Duty: WWII's Zombie Mode Scores Star-Studded Cast

    Tennant! Kier! Rhames! Yung! More!

    Activision continues to break the bank on Call of Duty’s co-op mode, as WWII’s unimaginatively named Nazi Zombies will star David Tennant (Doctor Who), Elodie Yung (Daredevil), Katheryn Winnick (Vikings), Udo Kier (Melancholia), and Ving Rhames (Dawn of the Dead). All of the aforementioned stars will have their...

    • Comic-Con 2017
    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
    • Trailers
  • News June 2017 NPD: PS4 Enjoys Best June Since Launch

    Tekken 7 tops, Crash Bandicoot hits

    The PlayStation 4 may be knee-deep into its fourth year, but it’s showing no signs of slowing – in fact, it’s actually performing better than in previous years. Sony’s console topped the United States hardware charts for a second successive month, registering its strongest June on record since release...

    • USA
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3

Thursday20th Jul 2017

  • News Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Is Ready to Plunder Some Riches on PS4

    Naughty Dog's latest goes gold

    Sort-of-spin-off Uncharted: The Lost Legacy has gone gold, developer Naughty Dog has announced. For those who may not know, going "gold" means that development of the game has finished, and so it won't be long before it enters mass production. The standalone adventure was originally revealed back at the...

    • Sony
    • Naughty Dog
    • PS4
    • Uncharted
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    Review SUPERHOT VR

    Slow whoa

    On paper, SUPERHOT VR is probably the coolest game ever made; in practice, the first-person shooter is merely a very good PlayStation VR release. The homicidal hit assigns you the detached digits of an assassin in a whitewash computer simulation where time only moves when you do. Your objective? To annihilate a band of polygonal villains...

    • Reviews
    • SUPERHOT Team
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • SUPERHOT VR
  • News What Even Is Sonic Forces At This Point?

    Meet new enemy Infinite

    What the heck is this? SEGA’s announced Sonic Forces’ latest villain Infinite with a bizarre trailer that starts out with edgy rap music and then turns into some kind of cheesy, sitcom-esque cut-scene. “WHOA! This guy is faster than Sonic!” Cringe. Infinite is one of several antagonists you’ll face in the...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Sonic Forces
    • Trailers
  • News Persona 5 Is the Best RPG of All Time According to Readers of Famitsu Magazine

    The Witcher 3 is number 20, apparently

    Persona 5 is the greatest role-playing game of all time. At least, that's what readers of Japanese publication Famitsu believe. The magazine recently asked its audience to vote for the 20 best RPGs ever made, and Atlus' latest release came out on top. Okay, so we can just about live with Persona 5 being...

    • Japan
    • Famitsu
  • News Crash Bandicoot's Hardest Ever Level Released As DLC

    Free through 19th August

    Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy not hard enough for you? Fancy a free level? Activision’s launched the unreleased Stormy Ascent stage on the PlayStation Store today – and it’s free through 19th August, which is nice. Of course, we already more or less knew this was coming due to the original title’s Trophy list. If...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Bandicoot
    • DLC
  • News Return to Gransys with Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen's PS4 Trailer

    Here be dragons

    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen has received its first PlayStation 4 trailer, which showcases many of game's ominous environments and menacing monsters. For those who dipped into the title on PlayStation 3, the memories will no doubt come flooding back. The remaster launches on the 5th October in Japan, and although a Western...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Dragon's Dogma
    • Trailers
  • News Fun Looking Free-to-Play RPG Happy Dungeons Loots PS4 in September

    Open beta out tomorrow

    Adding to the wealth of free-to-play titles already available on the PlayStation 4, Happy Dungeons is coming to Sony's console at some point in September. Going by the trailer that we've embedded above, it looks like a reasonably fun action role-playing game, so here's hoping it holds up once it's released. If you can't...

    • Toylogic
    • PS4
    • Happy Dungeons
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Observer Brings Cyberpunk Horror to PS4 on 15th August

    Blade runner

    Layers of Fear developer Bloober Team has revealed that its next title, cyberpunk horror Observer, will launch on the PlayStation 4 on 15th August. The game, set in 2084, will see you assume the role of a neural detective, and will find you entering the thoughts of suspects in order to solve crimes. In other words, you’re quite...

    • Bloober Team
    • PS4
    • Observer
    • Trailers
  • News PlayStation UK Loves a Good Comedy Commercial These Days

    This is a decent one

    One of Sony’s strengths (and arguably also one of its weaknesses) is that each global division of PlayStation acts somewhat autonomously, meaning that commercials and marketing strategies are formulated and tailored to the tastes of a particular region. And for whatever reason, the folks at PlayStation UK enjoy a good comedy...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Commercials
    • Advertisements
    • Marketing
  • News Rogue Trooper Redux Brings Cult Classic Shooting to PS4 This October

    Rogue-like

    Originally released all the way back in 2006 for the PlayStation 2, Rogue Trooper is still fondly remembered by some as a solid third-person shooter. Developer Rebellion is remastering the cult classic and bringing it to PlayStation 4 on the 17th October. Hopefully the gameplay still holds together. Judging by the graphics...

    • Rebellion
    • PS4
    • Rogue Trooper
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Kamurocho Is Calling in New Yakuza: Kiwami PS4 Gameplay Trailer

    Return ticket

    It feels like we only just completed Yakuza 0, but you know what? We can't wait to go back to Kamurocho next month. We were worried that having two Yakuza titles release in the same year would amount to overkill, but we've decided that we're more than ready to bust an extra thousand heads as Kazuma Kiryu. Yakuza: Kiwami, which is due...

    • SEGA
    • Deep Silver
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
    • Trailers

Wednesday19th Jul 2017

  • News Big PS4 Firmware Update Coming Soon, Sony Wants Beta Users in Japan

    It's probably the big 5.0

    And so it begins. Sony Japan has announced that it's looking for users to beta test the PlayStation 4's next firmware update. The official Japanese blog doesn't mention any version numbers, but this must be 5.0 since the company makes frequent mention of new software features. We assume Sony will soon come out and confirm...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
    • Japan
    • Betas
  • News PS4 Firmware Update 5.0 Beta Incoming, Here's How to Sign Up

    Beta believe it

    And just like that, Sony has announced that a beta for the next PlayStation 4 firmware update is happening here in the West. Earlier today, the company revealed that a Japanese beta would be taking place in the near future, so it was only a matter of time. If testing out the new firmware update sounds like something you'd be...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
    • Betas
  • News My God! There's a Sizzling Summer Sale on the EU PlayStation Store

    Hot in here

    Well this is just getting silly now. Sony has followed up that amazing Big in Japan sale on the European PlayStation Store with a slew of summer sizzlers that are going to leave you broke. This enormous sale sees prices slashed by up to 60 per cent, with an absolute wealth of PlayStation VR goods up for grabs. Don’t worry if you’re...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Europe
  • Talking Point Has Sony Mastered the PlayStation Store Sale?

    Full Steam ahead

    Do you remember what PlayStation Store sales used to be like? They were embarrassing. Sony would trot out a procession of titles, and the PlayStation Blog comments would promptly point out that the same software could be had cheaper undiscounted from superior retailers. It was a joke – especially at a time when the vaunted "Steam...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation Store
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News Digital Games Go Ruinously Cheap on the NA PlayStation Store

    Here we go again

    Another week, another wallet-busting North American PlayStation Store sale. This time it’s digital games that are discounted, with PlayStation Plus members scoring savings of up to 60 per cent on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. Some standouts include INSIDE for $9.99, SOMA for $5.99, and the wonderful The Witness for...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • PlayStation Store
  • News Batman: The Enemy Within Raises the Bat Signal Next Month

    Riddle us this

    Batman: The Enemy Within is the second season in Telltale Games’ actually very good episodic Dark Knight series – and it gets underway on 8th August with inaugural episode The Enigma on the PlayStation 4. As is commonplace for the developer these days, it’ll be another five-part episodic series, with The Riddler comprising a...

    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • Batman
    • Announcements
  • News European Totally Digital Sale Expands with More Impulse Buys

    Your wallet's already dead

    Not content with one new European PlayStation Store sale, Sony’s complemented its scorching Summer Sale with some all-new Totally Digital deals – including favourite games like Stardew Valley, INSIDE, The Witness, and more. There are some ridiculous impulse bu

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Europe
  • News Patapon Remastered Gets Songs Stuck in Your Head from 1st August

    You know the ones

    It’s the one you’ve been waiting for: Patapon Remastered will pata-pata-pata-pon a path to the PlayStation 4 on 1st August. Japan Studio’s rhythmic role-playing game was one of the standout exclusives on the PlayStation Portable, and will now find a new audience on Sony’s current console. For those of you who don’t know,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Patapon
  • News Ubisoft Games Are Selling Way Better on PS4 Than on Other Platforms

    PS4 share sees a jump over 2016

    Ubisoft games have always performed well on the PlayStation 4, and going by the publisher's latest financial report, that fact's not going to change anytime soon. In this quarter of 2016, 31 per cent of Ubisoft's game sales were on PS4 -- an already big share that's actually jumped this year. Sony's console accounted...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Industry
    • Sales
  • Video SUPERHOT VR Is Outrageously Entertaining on PlayStation VR

    Killer app (literally)

    If you’re in need of a reminder of how ridiculously amazing PlayStation VR is, then look no further than SUPERHOT VR – an outrageously entertaining first-person puzzler that sees you improvising in slow-mo against murderous red dudes. The game basically plugs you into The Matrix, as time only moves when you do. You need to...

    • SUPERHOT Team
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • SUPERHOT VR
    • Videos
  • News Exploration-Based Sci-Fi Shooter Morphite Lands on PS4 This September

    It's Morphite time

    Morphite, a stylish sci-fi shooter with platforming and exploration elements, will enter the PS4's orbit on the 7th September. The game's definitely got a whiff of No Man's Sky about it, and it looks like it could tell an interesting story.  The press release reads: "Voyage to the furthest corners of the galaxy as Myrah...

    • Crescent Moon Games
    • PS4
    • Morphite
    • Release Dates
    • Trailers
  • News Wait, The Wolf Among Us 2 Is Actually Happening in 2018

    Howling for you

    Well, sometimes you just can't win. After rumours circulated that Telltale was going to announce a second season for The Wolf Among Us, we took the angle of "yeah, we'll believe it when we see it" after the developer basically told everyone not to get their hopes up -- but guess what? It is actually happening. Talk about a...

    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • The Wolf Among Us
  • News Clementine Closes Up Telltale's The Walking Dead Next Year

    Final season ends story once and for all

    Spoilers: she’s going to die. Telltale’s announced The Walking Dead: The Final Season, which will cast Clementine back in the lead role, and end its adaptation of the comic book series seemingly for good. The title – which is in production now – will pick up after the events of The New Frontier, which...

    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • The Walking Dead
    • Announcements
  • Japanese Sales Charts Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Journeys to the Top on PS4

    PS4 sales also see a boost

    It doesn't come as much of a surprise, but Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age has topped the latest Japanese software charts. The superb remaster shifted a reasonable 100,764 copies on PlayStation 4, while Gundam Versus enjoyed its second week in the top five. Meanwhile, sales of Sony's current-gen console actually...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News The Banner Saga Vita Version Cancelled More Than a Year After Its PS4 Debut

    The saga's over

    It's never nice to hear that a project's been cancelled, but the writing was on the wall with this one. Tactical role-playing title The Banner Saga was announced for the PlayStation 4 and Vita all the way back in 2014. The former launched in January of last year, but the latter was never given a concrete release date. Clearly,...

    • Versus Evil
    • Vita
    • The Banner Saga
  • News The Evil Within 2's Survive Trailer Trots Out the Little Girl Trope

    Daddy issues

    You know you’re in trouble when your (potentially) dead daughter develops a sinister side and starts inhibiting your head from beyond the grave. That’s what appears to be going on in this The Evil Within 2 trailer, which introduces gameplay and gruesome monsters from the impending sequel. Some of these designs are straight-up...

    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • The Evil Within
    • Trailers
  • News Sonic Mania Soundtrack Available for Pre-Order This Saturday

    Plus, hear a brand new track

    Remember a few weeks back when the vinyl soundtrack for Sonic Mania was announced? Well, the company producing said soundtrack, Data Discs, has updated the product listing on its site, providing a few more details as to how you can get your mitts on one. You'll be able to pre-order the album from Saturday, 22nd...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Sonic Mania
    • Music
  • News Strategy Hybrid Comet Crash Gets a PS4 Sequel Next Month

    Surprise

    This came out of nowhere: Comet Crash 2: The Kronkoid Wars is launching on the PlayStation 4 on 8th August. Some of you may remember the Pelfast-developed PlayStation 3 original, which blended tower defence with real-time strategy. And this sequel looks somewhat like more of the same – albeit elevated to the next level. You’ll find a...

    • Pelfast
    • PS4
    • Comet Crash
    • Announcements

Tuesday18th Jul 2017

  • Hands On Destiny 2's Beta Is Familiar Fun on PS4

    Rise up Guardian... Again

    Destiny promised us a massive multiplayer experience brimming with mystery, adventure, and friends set upon the backdrop of our solar system. What we got was a drip fed experience limited by glass ceilings, turbulent development, and a backdrop of only a handful of planets that all felt worryingly similar. That's not to say...

    • Activision
    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
    • Betas
  • News Street Fighter V Costume Deemed Unfit for TV, ESPN Tells Evo Finalist to Change It

    Cammy's thong causes a stir

    Sometimes you can't help but laugh about what TV channels deem fit for public consumption. During the Evo 2017 Street Fighter V finals at the weekend, Cammy player Kazunoko -- sometimes known simply as Kaz -- was told to return to the character select screen after the first game and change his character's...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter
    • Evo 2017
    • ESPN
  • News Crash Bandicoot PS4 Is Indeed Harder than the Original, Says Dev

    Not so N. Sane

    "Yowza, Crash Bandicoot is harder than I remember" is something that many PlayStation 4 users have been saying over the last few weeks. Since the launch of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, people have been investigating the claim that the remade version of the first Crash Bandicoot title is actually more difficult than the...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Bandicoot
  • Store Update 18th July 2017 (Europe)

    Super hot

    The retail releases may be drying up for the summer, but the European PlayStation Store is still firing on all cylinders. This week sees the release of some pretty hotly anticipated digital downloads, including SUPERHOT (and its PlayStation VR counterpart), Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, and the Early Access release of the long...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • News Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Summons a PS4 Release Date in Japan

    Expect a similar date in the West

    Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen has a PlayStation 4 release date in Japan, the latest issue of Famitsu reveals. The enhanced port will hit Sony's current-gen console on the 5th October. The title currently has a vague "fall 2017" launch window here in the West, but with this Japanese date out in the open, we're...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Dragon's Dogma
    • Release Dates
  • News Cult Hit Undertale Comes to PS4, Vita on 15th August

    Find out what all the fuss is about

    The cult indie title Undertale will launch on the PlayStation 4 and Vita on 15th August – and yes, it’ll be completely cross-buy. Those who pre-order the game on the PlayStation Network will get a spiffing new PS4 dynamic theme as crafted by Truant Pixel’s fair hand, which you can preview on the PlayStation...

    • Toby Fox
    • PS4
    • Vita
    • Undertale
    • Release Dates
  • News Telltale Hints That The Wolf Among Us Rumours Are Fairytales

    But there's probably a new Batman on the way

    Good ol’ games media, you’ve only gone and done it again. We resisted the urge to write a report on the recent The Wolf Among Us rumours, where the voice actor who played Bigby Wolf in the popular comic book adaptation retweeted a tease regarding forthcoming Telltale announcements. To be honest, while...

    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • The Wolf Among Us
    • Borderlands
    • Batman
  • News Dragon Ball FighterZ Throws Piccolo and Krillin into the Playable Character Mix

    Z-Fighters assemble

    It comes as no real surprise, but Piccolo and Krillin are going to be playable characters in Dragon Ball FighterZ, the latest issue of Japanese publication V-Jump has confirmed. No doubt Bandai Namco will have some gameplay footage lined up, so we probably won't have to wait long to see the two Z-Fighters in action. With the...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
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    PS4

    Review Iron Crypticle

    Running the gauntlet

    Remaking the little known but well-received PC title Iron Fisticle – yes, that name is hilarious – Tikipod’s charming medieval twin-stick shooter Iron Crypticle sees you and up to three other co-op partners attempting to rescue the princess of Cryptonia and the kingdom's riches. Naturally, there's a maze of...

    • Reviews
    • Tikipod
    • PS4
    • Iron Crypticle
  • News Here's a Quick Glimpse of a Gorgeous New Destiny 2 Planet

    The great unknown

    Nessus -- an all-new planet that you can explore in Destiny 2 -- is looking like a rather interesting location in IGN's latest teaser video. Full of vibrant colours and Cabal that would like nothing more than to smash your head in, the fresh environment will hopefully offer up some engaging exploration. Nessus is just one of...

    • Activision
    • Bungie
    • PS4
    • Destiny
    • Videos
  • News Mass Effect Trilogy Director Casey Hudson Returns to BioWare to Work on ANTHEM

    The gang's back together

    Following on from the recent news that Mass Effect 1 and 2 lead writer Drew Karpyshyn is helping to craft ANTHEM, BioWare has revealed that Mass Effect trilogy director Casey Hudson is returning to the developer after going off and doing his own thing for the last three years or so. Like Karpyshyn, Hudson will be...

    • BioWare
    • PS4
    • ANTHEM
    • Mass Effect
  • News Zen Studios Putts Infinite Minigolf on the PS4 from 25th July

    Join the club

    If the excruciating wait for Everybody’s Golf is killing you, then Zen Studios is hoping to pad the wait with Infinite Minigolf, the long over-due successor to Planet Minigolf which launched on the PlayStation 3 almost a decade ago. The title – which includes full PlayStation VR support – allows you to create your own courses,...

    • Zen Studios
    • PS4
    • Infinite Minigolf
  • News Here's How Gigantic Newcomer Abigail Actually Plays in Street Fighter V

    Car combat

    Boasting a rather divisive design, Abigail will soon be bursting onto the Street Fighter V scene. The hulking mass of muscle is the tallest character to ever feature in the series, with his head overlapping the on-screen life bar when he's standing still. But how does this gigantic brawler actually play? Well, that question's...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter
    • Videos
  • News Reborn: A Samurai Awakens Stabs PlayStation VR This Year

    Neo-Feudal samurai action

    Ever wanted to be a samurai with lightsabers and laser pistols? Dumb question? Reborn: A Samurai Awakens promises to help you realise your dreams by whisking you away to a sci-fi world and arming you to the teeth. Due out on PlayStation VR later this year, the title will find you dual-wielding swords and firearms as you...

    • Winking Entertainment
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Reborn: A Samurai Awakens
  • News Get Reacquainted with Chloe in Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Behind the Scenes

    There's a Price to pay

    This behind-the-scenes Life Is Strange: Before the Storm trailer seems tailor-made to reassure fans that voice actor Ashly Burch is involved. The star of the first game will not be lending her larynx to the character of Chloe in the prequel due to an on-going strike, but she has been involved as a consultant on the project...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Life Is Strange
    • Videos
  • News Extended Japanese Trailer for Tekken 7's Geese Howard DLC Adds Some Extra Stupidity

    Harada's back for more

    Geese Howard's coming to Tekken 7 later this year, in case you haven't heard. The Fatal Fury and King of Fighters character was revealed at Evo 2017, where the guest fighter got his own gameplay trailer. That same footage is present here, but Bandai Namco has bookended it with a dumb skit featuring Tekken director Katsuhiro...

    • Bandai Namco
    • SNK
    • PS4
    • Tekken
    • Trailers

Monday17th Jul 2017

  • Guide PS4 Games Release Dates 2017

    Every PlayStation 4 game confirmed for 2017 and beyond

    Updated (17th July): Looking for PS4 games release dates? Then we've got you covered with an exhaustive list of every PlayStation 4 game scheduled to release in 2017. You'll find every confirmed release date from July and beyond, alongside some tentative ones, and we'll be working to update this...

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  • News Need for Speed Payback Has the Dumbest Pre-Order Bonus

    Holy smokes

    Exclusive platinum blue tire smoke. That’s what you’ll get if you pre-order forthcoming Fast & Furious-inspired racer Need for Speed Payback from Australian retailer EB Games – and practically any other store. You’ll also get the Platinum Car Pack, of course – which comprises five exclusive vehicles including the Dodge...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Need for Speed
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    PS4

    Review Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

    Not a cloud in the sky

    Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles is quite possibly the most pleasant game on PlayStation 4. Constructed by the tiny indie developer that is Prideful Sloth, it's a rather ambitious little title that fuses open world exploration with lite crafting and farming elements. It takes clear inspiration from a number of different...

    • Reviews
    • Prideful Sloth
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    • Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles
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    PS4

    Review Fallen Legion: Sins of an Empire

    Fallen short

    When Princess Cecille's father unexpectedly passes away, control of the embattled kingdom of Fenumia is passed over to her. She's quickly handed a magical, talking book that was apparently a prized possession of the recently deceased king, and this Grimoire is more than willing to impart advice to Cecille on how she should proceed in...

    • Reviews
  • News Trunks Blasts into Dragon Ball FighterZ, Closed Beta Announced for PS4

    The future comes today

    As previously reported, Trunks has joined the Dragon Ball FighterZ character roster - and now we've got a full trailer of the warrior from the future in action. As you'd expect, he comes with all of his signature moves, including the badass looking burning attack. Alongside the aforementioned trailer, Bandai Namco also...

    • Evo 2017
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
    • Trailers
  • News Sign Up for the Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Closed Beta

    Now's the time

    Want a little crossover Final Fantasy arcade action in your life? You may not have to wait too long if you sign up for the Dissidia Final Fantasy NT closed beta, which was announced overnight at EVO 2017 and is set to roll out at some point this summer. Those of you in the Americas can register your interest in the online server...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • Videos
  • News Dragon Quest XI's Gorgeous Opening Cinematic Sets Up a Charming Story

    A hero reborn

    We've heard the 'chosen hero' storyline a million times before, but Dragon Quest's seemingly infinite charm allows it to embrace cliches quite unlike any other series. Dragon Quest XI: In Search of Departed Time appears to be no different, as the title's lovingly crafted opening cinematic shows the game's protagonist as a...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Dragon Quest
    • Videos
  • News Housemarque Is Really Spoiling Us with Matterfall

    Watch a full eight minutes of gameplay

    Nex Machina only just released, but Housemarque is already set to return to the PlayStation 4 with Matterfall in August. And the side-scrolling twin-stick shooter is looking awesome. Embedded above is an eight minute playthrough which details how the game operates, and it’s incredible how faithful it appears...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Matterfall
    • Videos
  • News Street Fighter EX Dev Bringing Brand New Brawler to PS4

    Hadouken

    Street Fighter EX developer Arika has announced a new fighting game for the PlayStation 4, which started life as an April Fools’ Day gag. The title – which doesn’t yet have a name, but is being billed Arika EX for the time being – is scheduled to release on the PlayStation 4 in 2018, with a playable beta due at some point later this...

    • Arika
    • PS4
    • Arika EX
    • Trailers
  • News Gaming Greats Pay Respects to George A. Romero

    Filmmaker passes away aged 77

    George A. Romero, the legendary director behind the Living Dead series of movies, has passed away. The veteran – who appeared as a character in Call of Duty: Black Ops – is considered by many to be the father of the zombie genre, and his enormous influence can be felt all over the video game industry. It’s...

    • Culture
    • Industry
    • Movies
  • UK Sales Charts Final Fantasy XII Heralds the Zodiac Age

    Square Enix remaster scales summit

    Slow week or extremely successful remaster? Probably a mixture of both: Final Fantasy XII’s excellent PlayStation 4 re-release has topped the UK sales charts, beating out Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, Overwatch, and Grand Theft Auto V. Elsewhere, big sales on sites like

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Tekken 7's First Guest DLC Character Is Geese Howard From Fatal Fury, King of Fighters

    Geese master

    The tyrant that is Geese Howard will be bring his oppressive fighting style to Tekken 7 in the winter of this year, Bandai Namco has confirmed at Evo 2017. The first of two planned downloadable content characters - who are also part of the title's season pass - Geese was shown in his all of his 3D glory via the trailer that we've...

    • Evo 2017
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Tekken
    • DLC
  • News Street Fighter V's New Challenger Could Crush Cars with His Arms

    Final Fight's burly Abigail enters the ring

    Abigail, the daringly dressed penultimate foe from Final Fight, is the latest brawler to be added to Street Fighter V’s rapidly inflating roster – and he’s beefed up a bit since his Super Nintendo days. The enormous antagonist is literally so big that many franchise fans have pondered how grappling...

    • Capcom
    • PS4
    • Street Fighter
    • Trailers
  • News Windjammers Plays Frisbee on PS4, Vita from 29th August

    Hope you like jammin', too

    Kiss goodbye to all other games, as Windjammers will power (disc) its way to the PlayStation 4 and Vita from 29th August. The legendary game of Frisbee was announced for Sony’s systems all the way back at PlayStation Experience last year, and after a closed beta last month, is finally ready to charge up and lob a piece...

    • DotEmu
    • PS4
    • Vita
    • Windjammers
    • Release Dates

Sunday16th Jul 2017

  • News Kingdom Hearts III Releasing 2018, Toy Story World Debuted

    Will it?

    Square Enix has announced at the D23 Games Showcase that Kingdom Hearts III will release next year in 2018. Alongside that, a new world was shown off which comes in the form of Toy Story. You can watch the footage above. The trailer gives us an extensive look at Andy's room, outside of it, and a meeting with Woody and Buzz Lightyear. So,...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Kingdom Hearts
    • Trailers
  • News BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle Announced, Crossover Fighter Featuring Persona Characters and More

    2D togetherness

    Arc System Works, the Japanese developer behind BlazBlue, Guilty Gear, and the recently revealed Dragon Ball FighterZ, has announced that it's working on a crossover fighting game featuring characters from various franchises. The title's called BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, and its debut trailer was just shown during Evo...

    • Evo 2017
    • Arc System Works
    • PS4
    • BlazBlue
    • Announcements
  • Live Watch the Evo 2017 Top 8 Finals for Tekken 7, Street Fighter V, and More

    Champions among champions

    The final day of Evo 2017 is upon us, which means that by the end of tonight, champions for all of the event's participating games will have been crowned. Today, you can catch the top 8 finals for Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3, BlazBlue: Central Fiction, Tekken 7, and Street Fighter V. All of the aforementioned games...

    • Evo 2017
    • PS4
    • Tekken
    • Street Fighter
    • Live
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    PS4

    Review Minecraft: Story Mode Season Two - Episode 1: Hero in Residence

    Blockage

    It’s a fresh season for Minecraft: Story Mode and what better way to kick it off than with the same old mechanics and tiresome gameplay that everyone complained about in the first season. We don’t want to write the game off in the first episode but it certainly doesn’t provide a promising introduction to the season. The game begins...

    • Reviews
    • Telltale Games
    • PS4
    • Minecraft: Story Mode
  • News Spider-Man Goes Behind the Scenes in D23 Expo Showcase

    New footage

    The D23 Games Showcase is happening right now, and Insomniac Games has just debuted a new behind the scenes video that focuses on Spider-Man and everything that's going in to the game. The footage includes a couple of new clips, with a quick shot of Peter Parker's apartment and a glimpse of a fight with Iron Fist. What did you take...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Videos
  • News Star Wars Battlefront 2 Is Talking a Good Single Player Story

    But will it deliver?

    One thing’s for sure: EA Games is taking this Star Wars Battlefront 2 single player thing seriously. It’s working with LucasFilm to create a campaign that actually bridges the gap between movies, and this behind-the-scenes look at the story mode – featuring interviews with actors, actresses, and writers – illustrates how...

    • EA Games
    • PS4
    • Star Wars
    • Trailers

Saturday15th Jul 2017

  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 177

    Summer smackdown

    How the heck does Sammy come up with a new intro for these articles every week? Your humble and temporary host has only penned these talking points a handful of times and he's already out of ideas. If Overlord Barker was here he'd probably just write something about tennis, so we may as well run with that. So... That tennis, eh?...

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    • What Are You Playing