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News: You're in for a Rough Time in PS4 RPG The Technomancer

You're in for a Rough Time in PS4 RPG The Technomancer

Bad guys aplenty in new trailer

The Technomancer is out later this month, and it's dug up an E3 trailer to remind you of that fact. The action role-playing game, which takes place on dusty old Mars, certainly has potential - but has developer Spiders been able to overcome the problems that were so apparent in its last release, Bound by Flame? Only...

News: Why Isn't the PS4K Going to Be at E3 2016?

Why Isn't the PS4K Going to Be at E3 2016?

Sony's hanging tight for now

Sony's confirmed a "high-end" version of the PlayStation 4, which is codenamed Neo – but which we're calling PS4K because, let's be honest, it's a fantastic moniker. But the console – which will offer enhanced experiences for hardcore gamers – will not be at E3 2016. Why is that? Well, here's what Andrew House...

News: PS4K Will Be 'More Expensive' Than Existing Model

PS4K Will Be 'More Expensive' Than Existing Model

Well, duh

Sony has confirmed that the new PlayStation 4K – which it's revealed is in development – will retail at a "more expensive" price than the original console. The devices will be sold in tandem, so you can expect it to adopt a basic and premium price model. Currently, the PS4 sells for around $349.99. While the platform holder's not co

News: PS4K Will Be Sold Alongside PS4 Throughout Life Cycle

PS4K Will Be Sold Alongside PS4 Throughout Life Cycle

New system will "complement" existing unit

Sony has put to bed concerns that the souped-up PlayStation 4K will replace the existing PlayStation 4 console, announcing that both devices will be sold simultaneously throughout the lifecycle of the product. This means that the upgraded console – which has now been confirmed by the platform holder –...

News: Sony Confirms 'High-End' PS4K Exists, Won't Be at E3

Sony Confirms 'High-End' PS4K Exists, Won't Be at E3

Will target "hardcore" gamers

The bomb's finally dropped: Sony has confirmed the existence of the PS4K - or the PS4 Neo, as many refer to it. The confirmation comes from president of Sony Interactive Entertainment Andrew House, who revealed that the "high-end PS4" is a part of the company's future plans to the Financial Times. House even gives us...

News: That Card Game Based on The Witcher's Probably Going to Be a Big Deal

That Card Game Based on The Witcher's Probably Going to Be a Big Deal

Hearth-pwned

This week we brought you news of Gwent, a leaked card game based upon The Witcher's universe. While our very own gravel chopped editor Robert Ramsey maintained hope that it may end up on consoles, this author assumed that it would be a smartphone thing. Whichever of us turns out to be correct, it seems that the game's going to be a big...

Feature: 10 PS4 Games to Get Hyped for at E3 2016

10 PS4 Games to Get Hyped for at E3 2016

Blockbusters

Love it or hate it, the time of hype and growing expectations is upon us. E3 2016 is just around the corner, and we can almost guarantee that if you're not in the mood for megatons just yet, then it won't be long until you are. Being top-tier hype merchants, we've cobbled together a list of ten games that we're super eager to see at...

News: May 2016 NPD: Uncharted 4 Helps US Industry Swing Upwards

May 2016 NPD: Uncharted 4 Helps US Industry Swing Upwards

No comment from Sony again

After April 2016's desperately dire NPD report, the US industry has rebounded in May, with total physical spend up four per cent year-over-year – raking in a handsome $528.6 million. While hardware and accessories declined yet again (by 10 per cent and two per cent respectively), it was software that propelled the...

News: Could There Be an Even Greater Crash Bandicoot Troll on the Cards?

Could There Be an Even Greater Crash Bandicoot Troll on the Cards?

Worse than Shawn Layden's shirt

Not like this – please, not like this! While your humble host was warring with faulty pre-E3 2016 hardware, a Singapore-based retailer named Qisahn has been busy listing a PlayStation 4 exclusive version of Skylanders: Imaginators – which will supposedly include Crash Bandicoot. As the Kaiser Chiefs once sang,...

News: Destiny's Rise of Iron Is a $30 Expansion

Destiny's Rise of Iron Is a $30 Expansion

A "big" expansion, according to Bungie

Destiny's been blasted in the past for the price of its expansions, and we fear that conversation's going to come up again in the relatively near future. Speaking during the official reveal of the shooter's next expansion, Rise of Iron, Bungie confirmed that the new content is going to set you back $30. We...

News: In-Game Microtransactions No Longer Coming to Street Fighter V, Says Capcom

In-Game Microtransactions No Longer Coming to Street Fighter V, Says Capcom

Developer ditches Zenny

"We will no longer be introducing Zenny to Street Fighter V as a real money currency option," Capcom has stated in its most recent Street Fighter V update. "After extensive testing and development, we came to the conclusion that it was not necessary in order to carry out our original vision for the product. Instead, we will...

News: New Single Player Modes Confirmed for Street Fighter V

New Single Player Modes Confirmed for Street Fighter V

Now we're talking?

Ah, the announcement that many Street Fighter fans have been waiting for. Well, kind of. Today, Capcom has spilled the beans on Street Fighter V's upcoming story mode expansion, which will apparently offer around four hours of new, narrative driven content. It'll be released at the end of June, as we know, and in it, you'll be...

Live: Watch Destiny's Rise of Iron Expansion Reveal Right Here

Watch Destiny's Rise of Iron Expansion Reveal Right Here

Iron will

Well whaddya know, it's almost time for a look at another Destiny expansion. Rise of Iron - which has been leaked approximately 600 times by this point - seems like a reasonably good add-on judging from what we've heard. It'll boast a new Raid, new equipment, a new set of story missions, and it'll apparently take you to an entirely new...

News: Europe Will Have to Stay Up Real Late to Catch Final Fantasy XV's Next Livestream

Europe Will Have to Stay Up Real Late to Catch Final Fantasy XV's Next Livestream

Come on, Noct

Gosh darn it, Square Enix. We'll already be staying up late on Monday night (technically Tuesday morning) in order to watch Sony's E3 2016 press conference, and now, thanks to your crazy schedules, it sounds like we may have to miss out on sleep altogether. The Japanese publisher has revealed that Final Fantasy XV's next Active Time...

News: Destiny: Rise of Iron Wields a Flaming Axe in Leaked PS4 Trailer

Destiny: Rise of Iron Wields a Flaming Axe in Leaked PS4 Trailer

Guardians of the galaxy

Note to publishers: make sure that you schedule your social media campaigns for the right time, because trailers have been leaking left, right, and centre on Twitch and YouTube all week. This latest premature reveal comes courtesy of Snapchat (!!!), and shows the debut trailer for upcoming expansion Destiny: Rise of Iron...

News: There's Mounting Speculation That Knack's Coming Back

There's Mounting Speculation That Knack's Coming Back

Cerny not?

Knack, the much maligned PlayStation 4 launch title, appears to be on the verge of a comeback. A Taiwanese animator listed the title on her resume earlier in the year, and now "renowned" industry "insider" Shinobi602 has been teasing the title on NeoGAF. It's not the strongest source that we've ever based a story upon, but the

News: Watch Dogs 2's PS4 Reveal Trailer Hacks the Planet

Watch Dogs 2's PS4 Reveal Trailer Hacks the Planet

San Frantastic

Hackers may have obtained access to Watch Dogs 2's marketing materials earlier than expected, but Ubisoft has now officially revealed the game. Set in San Francisco as expected, the title will put you in the skinny jeans of nerd vigilante Marcus Holloway, who'll bring the Bay Area to its knees using his drone and smartphone. The...