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News: You'll Need a Walk in Wardrobe to Store All of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's Costumes

You'll Need a Walk in Wardrobe to Store All of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's Costumes

Haven't got a stitch to wear

If you're the sort of person that enjoys playing dress-up, then Dead or Alive 5: Last Round could well be a must. The forthcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 re-release will come with a bevy of threads out of the box, including cheerleader outfits, formal wear, legacy costumes, and much, much more. The game is...

Game of the Year: Silver Trophy - P.T.

Silver Trophy - P.T.

Silent fright

Stealthily announced at Sony's Gamescom conference, P.T. was billed as a 'Playable Teaser' for a new first-person horror game by the fictional 7780s Studio. After the sort of frenzied investigation that only the Internet can provide, it was discovered that the daunting downloadable was in fact a demo for a new Silent Hill game...

News: PSN Down for Some Another Day as High Volume Prompts Connection Problems

PSN Down for Some Another Day as High Volume Prompts Connection Problems

Offline again

While there have been definite improvements to the PlayStation Network over the past 24 hours or so, it's clear from social media that Sony is still having serious issues getting gamers back online. We can use our PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita without any problems here in the UK, but it would appear that we're among the lucky...

News: PlanetSide 2's PS4 Beta Will Crash Land Next Month

PlanetSide 2's PS4 Beta Will Crash Land Next Month

Side by side

Originally due out before the end of 2014, Sony Online Entertainment chief John Smedley has attached an early January launch date to the hotly anticipated PlanetSide 2 beta on the PlayStation 4. Writing on Twitter, he told an eager fan: "We tried hard . As it happens, there are only a few weeks to go – either the week of the 13th or...

News: UK Sales Charts: A Familiar Top Five Finishes 2014

UK Sales Charts: A Familiar Top Five Finishes 2014

Over and out

There are absolutely no upsets in the UK Sales Charts this week, as the top five consists of five very familiar franchises. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare held onto the number one spot, but was battled all of the way by Grand Theft Auto V. Elsewhere, FIFA 15 finished in third, ahead of Ubisoft blockbusters Assassin's Creed Unity and Far...

Rumour: Rebecca Chambers Will Return in Resident Evil Zero on PS4, PS3

Rebecca Chambers Will Return in Resident Evil Zero on PS4, PS3

Oh, Coen then

It seems like Capcom's not even going to bother waiting to see if its forthcoming Resident Evil re-release is successful, as it appears to be lining up a remastered version of divisive GameCube prequel Resident Evil Zero as we type. Eagle eyed fans spotted the game's icon on a PlayStation 4 dashboard image, which the publisher is...

News: Christmas Will Last Longer in Grand Theft Auto Online on PS4, PS3

Christmas Will Last Longer in Grand Theft Auto Online on PS4, PS3

The most wonderful time of the year

We hope that you enjoyed it, because Christmas is now more or less over for another year. While there's still New Year to look forward to, though, Rockstar Games is prolonging the seasonal spirit in Grand Theft Auto Online due to the ongoing PlayStation Network outage on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Aw,...

News: Meet the Man Who Stole Christmas for PS4 Fans

Meet the Man Who Stole Christmas for PS4 Fans

The Grinch would be proud

While the PlayStation Network slowly rolls back out around the globe, the after effects of a recent gaming cyber attack are still looming large. Indeed, some people are still unable to connect on the PlayStation 4, rendering Christmas gifts untouched. Meanwhile, the damage to Sony's reputation has been catastrophic –...

Video: Watch As We Recap 2014's Best PS4 Games

Watch As We Recap 2014's Best PS4 Games

Once more with feeling

If this video were a part of a pudding, it'd be the delicious sponge bit separating the jelly and custard in a nice trifle. In other words: it represents the centre piece of our coverage, before we get to the fruity finale next week. "What's it all about, then?" we hear you scream. Well, it's the best PS4 games of 2014 –...

News: Joy to the World, PSN's No Longer Offline

Joy to the World, PSN's No Longer Offline

Most people can now connect

Let's hope that this is the last article that we have to write on this matter: PlayStation Network is finally coming back online across the globe. While not everyone has access yet, we're now able to use our consoles fully – we even tried our luck by purchasing a couple of games from the PlayStation Store, and had zero...

Game of the Year: Best PS4 Games of 2014

Best PS4 Games of 2014

Greatness awaits

Sony would probably agree that the PlayStation 4's first year wasn't exactly vintage – but then, when does a console ever come flying out of the gates? From a first-party perspective, the platform holder pumped out some quality titles, but compared to its frankly frighteningly lineup in 2013, the past twelve months have fallen...

Soapbox: Poor Communication Continues to Be PSN's Biggest Problem

Poor Communication Continues to Be PSN's Biggest Problem

Sammy Barker is sick of Sony's silence

The PlayStation Network has been on and off for three days now, and it's not good enough. I'm confident that Sony is working around the clock to restore the service, and I'm not one of those people that lacks patience, but I am disappointed at the Japanese giant's communication on the matter. At this point,...

News: Sony Engineers Investigating as PS4 Goes Offline Again

Sony Engineers Investigating as PS4 Goes Offline Again

PSN problems proceed

Alright, this is getting boring now. Sony declared earlier today that the PlayStation Network was rolling back out on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita, and we were able to log in without a hitch for a few hours. However, any hopes of the service returning fully have taken yet another tumble, as the platform holder now...

News: Can't Connect to PSN? This Trick Is Working for Some

Can't Connect to PSN? This Trick Is Working for Some

Log in to your PS4 at last

We're not network engineers. While we have a basic understanding of the Internet and how it works, we're not blessed with the knowledge required to fast-track your connection to the PlayStation Network. Fortunately, some people are, and there's a nifty trick doing the rounds that will apparently help you to log in – even...

Video: Watch As We Recap 2014's Best PS3 Games

Watch As We Recap 2014's Best PS3 Games

Old but gold

... And we're back. Following on from yesterday's uber-awesome PlayStation Vita video – what do you mean you didn't watch it yet? – we're here to talk you through the best PlayStation 3 games of 2014. As an aside, there are free Ferrero Rochers up for grabs if you subscribe to our YouTube channel*. See y'all tomorrow. [ Subscribe...

Weirdness: This Christmas Gift Is the PS4 Equivalent of Coal

This Christmas Gift Is the PS4 Equivalent of Coal

Stone the crows

If you reckon that you had a rough Christmas trying to connect to the PlayStation Network, then spare a thought for Igor Baksht's poor 13-year-old niece, who almost received a box of rocks for the big day. According to the Daily Mail, the aforementioned unfortunate shopper picked up a PlayStation 4 from Wal-Mart, but was sold a box...

Game of the Year: Best PS3 Games of 2014

Best PS3 Games of 2014

Antiques roadshow

It's been a funny year for the PlayStation 3. While the system has received plenty of support in 2014, it feels like the attention of the industry has moved on. Cross-generation titles like Destiny and Far Cry 4 have all been advertised with the PlayStation 4 in mind, and sales have taken a tumble as a consequence. Despite what...

News: Sony's Slowly Starting to Bring PSN Online After Catastrophic Christmas Outages

Sony's Slowly Starting to Bring PSN Online After Catastrophic Christmas Outages

Back in action

After a series of deadly DDoS attacks over the Christmas period, Sony's PlayStation Network online services were left in tatters and rendered unusable for almost three days. Obviously, the Japanese giant was quick to react, reassuring us that it had all of its best engineers on the case. However, it was only able to give vague...