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News: Kano to Rip Out Your Rib Cage in Mortal Kombat X on PS4

Kano to Rip Out Your Rib Cage in Mortal Kombat X on PS4

King of the ring

Klassic kombatant Kano is set to put in an appearance in upcoming brawler Mortal Kombat X, a German magazine has confirmed. The first screenshots of the metal faced fighter popped up on Twitter, confirming that one of the warrior’s stances will include wrestling moves. Naturally, these suplexes will actually hurt, though. Series...

Out This Week: Road Not Taken, The Swapper, Metrico

Road Not Taken, The Swapper, Metrico

Clone wars

The best thing about this week’s roster of new PlayStation releases is that you’ll be playing a couple of them for free. Sony’s been especially good at marrying its Instant Game Collection updates to new arrivals of late, meaning that even if you hadn’t intended to follow the Road Not Taken or splash your cash on Metrico,...

News: BioShock's Swimming to a Smartphone Near You, But Not the PlayStation Vita

BioShock's Swimming to a Smartphone Near You, But Not the PlayStation Vita

The Rapture awaits

Assuming that series creator Ken Levine’s cancelled Final Fantasy Tactics-esque vision for BioShock Vita wasn’t a big enough kick in the teeth, 2K Games has now announced that the series’ original entry will be riding Rapture’s bathysphere to the iPhone and iPad at some point in the near future. That sinking sensation that...

Feature: Why You Should Try The Last of Us Remastered's Multiplayer Mode on PS4

Why You Should Try The Last of Us Remastered's Multiplayer Mode on PS4

Endure and survive

Naughty Dog’s not half bad at multiplayer modes. When it was announced that Uncharted 2: Among Thieves would be entering the competitive arena, there was outrage among fans of the original outing – after all, this was a series that prided itself on its plot rather than its gunplay. However, the title’s acrobatic action...

News: You'll Be Able to Lust After a New Yakuza Game from 24th August

You'll Be Able to Lust After a New Yakuza Game from 24th August

SEGA's sure to Shun us

SEGA may not be very good at anything else these days, but it sure knows how to pump out new Yakuza titles in Japan. Despite historical spin-off Yakuza Ishin launching less than six months ago, the publisher is now preparing for the announcement of a new franchise foray for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 – and you’ll...

News: That Rainbow PS4 Raised a Truckload of Money for Charity

That Rainbow PS4 Raised a Truckload of Money for Charity

Heartwarming hardware

You may remember a story that we ran a few days ago about a decidedly colourful PlayStation 4 with an important message. Dubbed the 'GayStation 4', this colourful custom SKU was constructed to coincide with the Stockholm Pride festival, and was planned to be auctioned off in order to raise money for Swedish charity RFSL. Well,...

News: You'll Need Friends to Tackle PS4 Shooter Destiny's Three Hour Missions

You'll Need Friends to Tackle PS4 Shooter Destiny's Three Hour Missions

Loners not allowed

Bungie’s somehow managed to peeve its playerbase for the second time in seven days, announcing that Destiny’s end game raids will not be playable unless you have five available friends. The firm recently irked fans by confirming that there’ll only be four locations in the game, with more to follow as downloadable content...

News: UK Sales Charts: The Last of Us Remastered Stumbles Upon Fifth Biggest Launch of the Year

UK Sales Charts: The Last of Us Remastered Stumbles Upon Fifth Biggest Launch of the Year

All of that foraging paid off

Naughty Dog’s hard work porting re-release The Last of Us Remastered to the PlayStation 4 wasn’t for nothing, as the next-gen escapade has attained the fifth biggest launch of the year in the UK – an impressive feat considering that 90 per cent of the nation’s living it up in Alicante right now. It also secured...

Push Rewind: The Last of Us Remastered, PS Plus Freebies, and Destiny Concerns

The Last of Us Remastered, PS Plus Freebies, and Destiny Concerns

Groove jet

Summer’s ordinarily slow in the gaming industry, but the pounding in this editor’s head suggests that another convention is lurking. We’re right about a week away from German show GamesCom, which means that everything’s kicking off in the PlayStation Nation right now. And that includes several high-profile releases, spanning The...

News: Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN May Be the PS4's Prettiest Fighter Yet

Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN May Be the PS4's Prettiest Fighter Yet

Guilty as charged

There's a lot to be said for photorealism in games. At the same time, a truly original and unique art-style can often be just as striking and memorable. Regardless of your stance on the issue, it's hard to deny that these new screenshots of upcoming PS4 fighter Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN are particularly pretty. Set to launch later in...

News: This New Trailer for JRPG The Awakened Fate Ultimatum is Absurdly Dramatic

This New Trailer for JRPG The Awakened Fate Ultimatum is Absurdly Dramatic

A roguish rogue-like

The PlayStation 3 may be getting fewer and fewer new titles with each passing day, but that doesn't mean the console's completely dried up. The Awakened Fate Ultimatum is a good example of a game that's gracing the system in its retirement years, and the distinctive JRPG recently received a new trailer. However, as is often the...

News: Some People Still Can't Get Enough of Chris Redfield's Biceps in Resident Evil 5

Some People Still Can't Get Enough of Chris Redfield's Biceps in Resident Evil 5

Punch that rock really hard

It’s hard to believe, but Resident Evil 5 released to mixed responses over five years ago. Despite that, the PlayStation 3 survival horror is still moving units, with Capcom’s latest financial report showing that the divisive title shifted around 100,000 copies in the quarter spanning April through June...

News: This Is What the Folks Behind Far Cry 4 Call Work

This Is What the Folks Behind Far Cry 4 Call Work

Green eyed monster

Making games is not easy. In addition to the excruciatingly long hours, technical challenges, and budget-based pressures, you also have to deal with idiotic online forum posters tossing obscenities at your title when given the opportunity. For the folks behind Far Cry 4, however, things aren’t all bad, as key members of the team...

News: Infinity Ward Agrees to Tame Two Naughty Dog Employees

Infinity Ward Agrees to Tame Two Naughty Dog Employees

Call of Duty company adopts veterans

The over publicised exodus at Naughty Dog is showing no signs of slowing, as two studio strays have found a new home at Call of Duty: Ghosts developer Infinity Ward. Jacob Minkoff and Taylor Kurosaki, both notable names at the Californian company, will assume the design director and narrative director positions...

News: No Man's Sky Will Fly to Other Formats After PS4

No Man's Sky Will Fly to Other Formats After PS4

Planet hopper

You didn’t think that No Man’s Sky, the seemingly limitless space exploration game from British indie Hello Games, was going to stay moored on the PlayStation 4 forever, did you? Despite being strongly associated with Sony’s next-gen system, the company’s director Sean Murray has hinted that the release will be free to fly...

News: Earn Some Respect with Grand Theft Auto Online's Double RP Promotion

Earn Some Respect with Grand Theft Auto Online's Double RP Promotion

You know you're making me work so hard

Were you planning on spending a not-so-cosy weekend with the in-laws over the next couple of days? Well, now you have an excuse to stay at home instead, because Rockstar’s doubling down on reputation points in Grand Theft Auto Online. From now through 3rd August, you’ll be able to boost your status at an...

News: Fascinating Indie Teslagrad Will Fetch a Fancy Physical Release on PS4, PS3, and Vita

Fascinating Indie Teslagrad Will Fetch a Fancy Physical Release on PS4, PS3, and Vita

Electrifying stuff

It's not often that you hear of an indie game getting a physical release, but that's exactly what's happening with Rain Games' Teslagrad. Speaking on its official Facebook account, the developer stated that it's teamed up with SOEDESCO Benelux in order to bring a boxed copy of the title to store shelves. What's more, the studio...

News: Plenty of PS4 Discounts Coming to Europe Next Week

Plenty of PS4 Discounts Coming to Europe Next Week

More than 25 titles getting reduced

In truth, the first round of the European PlayStation Store’s highly publicised Summer Sale is somewhat disappointing. Yes, there are a few deals worthy of note, but the whole promotion is bloated with games that have been discounted dozens of times before. Don’t lose hope just yet, though, as a bunch of...