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Push Scare: How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

How Final Fantasy VII's Not-So-Scary Intro Made Me Shelve It for Two Years

Silver lining

Republished on Monday, 31st October 2016: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Tuesday, 28th October 2014: Final Fantasy VII isn't your archetypal horror game – far from it – but it does include one of the darkest stories of any title...

Feature: 10 Spooky PS4 Games to Play on Hallowe'en

10 Spooky PS4 Games to Play on Hallowe'en

Leave the light on

Another Hallowe'en is upon us, and with it comes a particular atmosphere that always seems to amplify the spookiness when the sun sets. As such, there's no better time to get stuck into one of the PlayStation 4's many horror games, subsequently ignoring all those pesky kids who are out looking for teeth-destroying treats...

Push Scare: The Resident Evil 4 Cabin Encounter That Totally Redefined Survival Horror

The Resident Evil 4 Cabin Encounter That Totally Redefined Survival Horror

Inkredible

Republished on Monday, 31st October 2016: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 27th October 2014: My first taste of survival horror came courtesy of Trip Hawkins' ill-fated 3DO. Our family gaming room was one of approximately six...

Rumour: Uncharted 4 Story DLC to Climb into PSX 2016

Uncharted 4 Story DLC to Climb into PSX 2016

'The biggest Naughty Dog's ever done'

While it sounds like God of War will be skipping PSX 2016, there's a good chance that you'll be seeing more of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End – well, its single player expansion, to be precise. According to Let's Play Video Games – the same site that's been breaking Nintendo Switch news like there's no...

News: God of War Will Conceal Its Rage from PSX 2016

God of War Will Conceal Its Rage from PSX 2016

That's not Norse

God of War will suck up its anger and bottle it up for another day, as director Cory Barlog has insinuated that the reboot will not be at PSX 2016 later this year. Many had hoped that we'd get a brand new glimpse of Kratos and his son at the convention in Anaheim, but it's looking like Sony Santa Monica will be keeping the release...

News: PS4 Pro Consoles Are Starting to Be Shipped to Stores

PS4 Pro Consoles Are Starting to Be Shipped to Stores

10th November nears

This is very much happening: the PlayStation 4 Pro is starting to be shipped to stores – or its packaging is, at least. These images of the console's cardboard wrapper appeared on Reddit, and seem to be American due to the references to the ESRB ratings board. The slogan on the back states that "game worlds come alive" with...

News: Sony's Platinum Headset Delayed into January

Sony's Platinum Headset Delayed into January

Not even PS4's headphones can make the holidays

It's a truth universally acknowledged that Sony doesn't like the holidays – after all, when's the last time it released a major game in October or November? Exactly. And now it looks like its hardware is set to share the same fate; while the PlayStation 4 Pro is still very much on track for 10th...

Video: Having a Ball with Titanfall 2 on PS4

Having a Ball with Titanfall 2 on PS4

Drop a Titan on it

Have you seen Titanfall 2? Well, you can have no excuses this time, as the sequel is out today on the PlayStation 4. While it's shaping up to be one of the most muted launches of the year, we still wanted to put the sequel through its paces. You can catch about an hour of archived gameplay from our livestream embedded above.

News: Woah! PS4 Pro Goes 80s in Uber-Cheese Commercial

Woah! PS4 Pro Goes 80s in Uber-Cheese Commercial

The world's most powerful console

Sony's slowly starting to ramp up the hype train for the PlayStation 4 Pro, starting with this uber-cheese 80s commercial. The clip, which is tangentially related to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's DayGlo-donning zombies mode, describes the device as "the most powerful console in the world" – which it is, of...