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News: Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

Japanese Sales Charts: All's Quiet on the Eastern Front

PS4 stays top, though

It's been another quiet week in Japan for PlayStation and the market in general, as a dearth of new blockbuster releases ensured that the software charts looked particularly dismal. The PlayStation 4 saw three fresh entries in Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition, République, and Skullgirls 2nd Encore, but none of them...

News: Oddworld's Lorne Lanning: Consoles Lasting 7 Years Is Becoming Less Viable

Oddworld's Lorne Lanning: Consoles Lasting 7 Years Is Becoming Less Viable

It's an odd world

While there are conflicting reports on where developers stand on the PlayStation 4K, industry veteran Lorne Lanning has hinted that Sony may be making the right move in an interview with Game Informer. The silver haired suit – who co-founded Oddworld Inhabitants – suggested that he personally believes the concept of seven year...

News: Sony Is Making 1080p a Requirement for Neo Mode Games on PS4K

Sony Is Making 1080p a Requirement for Neo Mode Games on PS4K

Frame rate can't be lower than the base game, either

The internet's still reeling from the news that PS4K seems to be the real deal, but the details just won't stop dripping. On the latest Giant Bombcast - the podcast of Giant Bomb, the publication that initially revealed the contents of the PS4K technical documents - it's pointed out that Sony...

News: Samurai Fighter The Last Blade 2 Carves Up PS4, Vita Next Month

Samurai Fighter The Last Blade 2 Carves Up PS4, Vita Next Month

Complete with online multiplayer

Originally released in Japanese arcades all the way back in 1998, The Last Blade 2 is bringing 18 swordsmen together on PlayStation 4 and Vita so that they can once again slice the snot out of each other. This is a tense 2D fighter that became something of a cult release, and it's being revived next month on Sony's...

Store Update: 19th April 2016 (North America)

19th April 2016 (North America)

Ahoy, ahoy

Invisible Inc! Koi! Pang Adventures! Ms. Pac-Man with a Platinum! This week's North American PlayStation Store update may not be packed with retail heavy hitters, but there are a deluge of digital games that you should be paying attention to. Here's the full line-up for your perusal. PS4 Games: Arcade Game Series: Dig Dug (Out...

Store Update: 19th April 2016 (Europe)

19th April 2016 (Europe)

The whopper

It's an absolutely mind bogglingly big European PlayStation Store update this week – especially if you own a PlayStation 4. We count 21 new titles on Sony's new-gen system, but there are various permutations of the same game padding out the number. The highlight for Europeans should be the belated arrival of Ratchet & Clank, but...

News: Sony's Sending out PS4K Dev Kits Right Now

Sony's Sending out PS4K Dev Kits Right Now

And so it begins

Bloody hell, it's all kicking off today isn't it? Following Giant Bomb's earlier leak and probable confirmation of the existence of the PS4K, our pals over at Digital Foundry have stepped into the fray, backing up the claims and stating that they've also got their hands on the leaked technical documents. In short, everything...

News: PS4 Action RPG The Technomancer Crackles with 6 Minutes of Gameplay

PS4 Action RPG The Technomancer Crackles with 6 Minutes of Gameplay

Zapped

We've had our eye on The Technomancer for some time, and the more that we see of it, the more that we hope developer Spiders has crafted an action role-playing game that's worth being hyped about. The studio's previous outing, Bound by Flame, had some interesting ideas, and overall, it wasn't too bad - but it felt undercooked in numerous...

News: Let's Hope Mafia III Ends Up Being as Good as This Fantastic Release Date Trailer

Let's Hope Mafia III Ends Up Being as Good as This Fantastic Release Date Trailer

The day it all goes down

Mafia III's on a mission to bring down the mob later this year on PlayStation 4, and to celebrate this no doubt brutal and bloody fact, the open world title's got a brand new gameplay trailer. Much like the previous CG reveal, the embedded clip combines fitting music, plenty of atmosphere, and some good old fashioned...

News: PS4K Is Codenamed Neo, Has Upgraded Specs, Will Not Supplant Existing PS4 Systems

PS4K Is Codenamed Neo, Has Upgraded Specs, Will Not Supplant Existing PS4 Systems

Devs requested to support both consoles starting this October

Sony probably won't be happy today, as the PlayStation 4K has leaked in full – assuming that Giant Bomb's sources are correct. We've already heard a lot about the Japanese giant's hypothetical hardware half-step, but it seems that documentation regarding the device is now in the hands...

Soapbox: Street Fighter V Gets a Lot of Hate, But It Succeeds Superbly as a Tournament Game

Street Fighter V Gets a Lot of Hate, But It Succeeds Superbly as a Tournament Game

Ramsey reckons Capcom's latest is a joy to watch

I stayed up until 07:00AM this morning watching the last eight of a Street Fighter V tournament. When I told editor Sammy Barker about my shenanigans, he looked at me like I was a complete lunatic – but I don't regret it one bit, because Capcom's vision for the brawler has finally clicked with...

News: Capcom Dishes Out Details on Guile and a Brand New Stage in Street Fighter V

Capcom Dishes Out Details on Guile and a Brand New Stage in Street Fighter V

Boom boom shake the room

Ah, that's a bit better, Capcom. Following an earlier leak, the Japanese publisher's gone ahead and confirmed that Guile will be April's new Street Fighter V combatant. The muscular military man will return with all of his well-known techniques intact, along with his really-dumb-but-somehow-still-cool iconic hairdo. As...

News: Guile Retains His Iconic Hairdo in Leaked Street Fighter V Screenshots

Guile Retains His Iconic Hairdo in Leaked Street Fighter V Screenshots

Insert Sonic Boom pun here

Damn, for a second there, we thought that Capcom was actually doing something right with regards to promoting Street Fighter V. Promotional screenshots of series mainstay Guile have surfaced online following a leak over on the publisher's Facebook page. The pictures were supposedly published by accident, but were...

News: Insomniac Games' Song of the Deep Plunges the Depths of PS4 in July

Insomniac Games' Song of the Deep Plunges the Depths of PS4 in July

Crustacean nation

It's been a big few days for Insomniac Games, hasn't it? Not content with the overwhelmingly positive reception that Ratchet & Clank's received, the Burbank-based developer has announced about a bajillion new games – most of them being developed exclusively for the Oculus Rift. But it's all cool, we do have one all-new...