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News: War Never Changes in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Launch Trailer

War Never Changes in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Launch Trailer

Base thumping

It may not have garnered the greatest score in our review, but Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is still a massive release. And in order to celebrate the title’s arrival in North America, publisher Konami has deployed a brand new trailer showing off the paltry prologue’s stunning presentation. Are you still planning to pick up the...

News: Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Prison break

Sony’s vibrant Monster Hunter-esque PlayStation Vita exclusive Freedom Wars will break free from its development shackles on 26th June in Japan, the platform holder has announced. However, the title will deploy without online multiplayer, which will be added as part of a gigantic post-release update due out sometime later in the...

News: Guerrilla Games Puts a Bullet in PS4 Sequel Killzone: Shadow Fall's Lag

Guerrilla Games Puts a Bullet in PS4 Sequel Killzone: Shadow Fall's Lag

How to Sev a life

First-party outfit Guerrilla Games is one of the most fascinating studios in the industry at the minute. While its PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall was flawed in places, the Dutch developer’s earnest approach to responding to community queries has been nothing short of staggering over the past four or five...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 1.62 Will Improve Your Console's Operation Quality

PS4 Firmware Update 1.62 Will Improve Your Console's Operation Quality

Whatever that means

If you were hoping that the days of frequent and annoyingly vague firmware updates would be a thing of the past now that we've entered the next generation, you'd unfortunately be wrong, as Sony has just announced the release of PlayStation 4 firmware update v1.62. The platform holder describes the benefits of the patch as...

News: MLB 14's Road to the Show Just Got a New Beginning

MLB 14's Road to the Show Just Got a New Beginning

Become a star

MLB 14 The Show is releasing soon, and with it marks the return of the super popular Road to the Show mode. This feature allows you to create a player that you control and improve as he embarks on a journey to become the next big star to bat in the Major Leagues. And just so that this option doesn't get stale to veterans of Sony's...

News: How Long Will Watch Dogs Stay Connected to Your PS4?

How Long Will Watch Dogs Stay Connected to Your PS4?

Conference call

While there hasn’t been a software drought in the traditional sense, the PlayStation 4 has coasted through a couple of slow months since its launch late last year. Fortunately, that’s all set to change next week with the arrival of inFAMOUS: Second Son and Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes. There’s going to be no shortage of...

News: Broaden Your Horizons with This Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Update

Broaden Your Horizons with This Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Update

Through the MMO-aelstrom

A fresh selection of screenshots have been released for Square Enix's popular MMO Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, focusing on the upcoming v2.2 update, and showcasing a number of new bosses and locations. Franchise veterans will recognise demon Diablos, a summon in previous games, who will appear near the Ruin of...

News: Who's the Latest Challenger to Enter the Ring in Ultra Street Fighter IV?

Who's the Latest Challenger to Enter the Ring in Ultra Street Fighter IV?

Sharpen up your skills

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Decapre – the fifth new fighter to arrive as part of upcoming update Ultra Street Fighter IV. First seen in Street Fighter Alpha 3 as one of antagonist M. Bison’s dolls, the catty character is set to unsheathe her claws later this year on the PlayStation 3. She’ll be joined by...

News: Gust Sheds Some Light on Its Next Atelier Title

Gust Sheds Some Light on Its Next Atelier Title

Back to brewing

With Atelier Escha and Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky out now in the West, developer Gust is ready to show off the final game in its 'twilight' saga, which is currently codenamed Project A16. Details are somewhat scarce at the moment, but the studio has offered a sneak peak at a new alchemist in training, as well as a desert...

News: Aussie Gamers Will Have to Wait an Extra Week for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

Aussie Gamers Will Have to Wait an Extra Week for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes

Snake? Snake! Snaaaaake!?!

If our Australian readers were looking forward to spending their weekend sneaking about underneath a cardboard box, they'll be sorely disappointed, as the release of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has reportedly been delayed for a week in their home nation. The title was originally planned to launch on 20th March, but...

Interview: How Snowcastle Is Nurturing a Unique PS4 RPG with Earthlock: Festival of Magic

How Snowcastle Is Nurturing a Unique PS4 RPG with Earthlock: Festival of Magic

Growth spurt

The advent of the crowd funding phenomenon has culminated in something of a resurgence for the classic turn-based role-playing game. The likes of Soul Saga and Liege represent recent success stories, proving that there’s still pent-up demand for titles inspired by the PSone classics of yore. Norwegian studio Snowcastle Games is the...

News: Indie Shooter Mercenary Kings Takes Aim at PS4 from 1st April

Indie Shooter Mercenary Kings Takes Aim at PS4 from 1st April

Lock 'n' load

We've had our eyes on side-scrolling shooter Mercenary Kings for quite a while now. Boasting a nostalgic visual style helped along by a heaped spoonful of inspiration from the seminal Metal Slug series, the title has definitely piqued our interest. Most exciting of all, though, is its insanely robust crafting system, which features...

Feature: Five Possible PS4 Virtual Reality Experiences to Whet Your Appetite

Five Possible PS4 Virtual Reality Experiences to Whet Your Appetite

Different dimension

Sony’s rumoured virtual reality headset may be the worst kept secret in the video game industry. While the platform holder’s yet to publicly acknowledge the oft-discussed device, it’s been a source of insider excitement for over six months now. We first heard about the Oculus Rift-inspired accessory way back in September,...

News: In Some Parts of the World, the PS4's Price Is Increasing

In Some Parts of the World, the PS4's Price Is Increasing

Going the wrong way

Price drops are common in this industry. It’s becoming increasingly regular for new releases to be discounted – both physically and digitally – shortly after launch, with patient players often rewarded with a bargain. Moreover, console cost adjustments frequently factor into a manufacturer’s hardware marketing roadmap,...

Weirdness: Be Careful When Playing Dark Souls II with a DualShock 4

Be Careful When Playing Dark Souls II with a DualShock 4

Prepare to lose a lot of money

There’s no doubt that the DualShock 4 is an infinitely superior controller to its PlayStation 3 counterpart, providing tighter sticks, vastly improved triggers, and a much more ergonomic shape. As such, it’s not overly surprising that gallant gamers would want to use the overhauled device with From Software’s...