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Gamescom 2014: Bloober Team Reboots with Victorian Horror Scopophobia

Bloober Team Reboots with Victorian Horror Scopophobia

Look the other way

There’ll be no time to dry your tears this year, as Polish developer Bloober Team has announced another horror title, which is currently pegged for PC and next-gen systems – presumably including the PlayStation 4. Scopophobia – which is a real world fear pertaining to the idea of being looked at – is billed as an...

Gamescom 2014: Half of Tearaway Unfolded's Content Will Be Brand New on PS4

Half of Tearaway Unfolded's Content Will Be Brand New on PS4

Paper cut

Tearaway Unfolded is a bit of a strange, papery proposition. Presented during Sony’s big Gamescom 2014 press conference as a kind of adaptation for the PlayStation 4, it wasn’t entirely clear whether it will boast brand new content or the exact same puzzles and areas as its PlayStation Vita predecessor. Now, an IGN report straight...

Gamescom 2014: PS4's The Evil Within Will Chill Your Blood for Up to 20 Hours

PS4's The Evil Within Will Chill Your Blood for Up to 20 Hours

Shiver down the spine

It really is the generation of terror, with The Evil Within one of several scary titles set to deploy on the PlayStation 4 this year. Don’t think that you’re going to see this one through swiftly either, as the Shinji Mikami developed release will unsettle you for up to 20 hours according to Bethesda’s public relations...

Gamescom 2014: Cringe Through Over 20 Minutes of PS4 Exclusive Until Dawn

Cringe Through Over 20 Minutes of PS4 Exclusive Until Dawn

Avoid if you've got a heart condition

Heavy Rain was packed with some pretty cringe-inducing moments, but they weren’t exactly intentional. In the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive Until Dawn, developer Supermassive Games has set out to create an experience inspired by dodgy slasher teen movies – and on the evidence of this 20 minute showing,...

Rumour: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 to Add Dashboard Themes

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 to Add Dashboard Themes

Console and colours

Update: Sid Shuman has confirmed on NeoGAF that this was an error: "Just wanted to confirm that this was in error and the show has been corrected. Sorry for the mix up. We'll keep you posted on any news related to PS4 themes in the future." Original article: The royal blue of the PlayStation 4’s user interface is undeniably...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 34

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 34

Let's try something new

You wanted it, so we’re doing it: WAYPTW will now be published on a weekly basis. In order to make this work, we’re not changing the format, but we’re going to keep the actual article portion more condensed than ever before. This is simply to help us to turn these pieces around much quicker. Otherwise, it’s the same...

Gamescom 2014: BioWare Reckons You'll Be Able to Spend Over 200 Hours in Dragon Age: Inquisition

BioWare Reckons You'll Be Able to Spend Over 200 Hours in Dragon Age: Inquisition

Dragon Age: Extinction

We hope that there are enough dragons roaming the wilderness in Dragon Age: Inquisition, because we think that you'll be killing plenty of them if you're to spend over 200 hours with the upcoming RPG. Speaking with IGN, producer Cameron Lee reckons that "a completist playthrough takes more than 200 hours," which no doubt...

Gamescom 2014: Far Cry 4 Still Looks Stunning on PS4

Far Cry 4 Still Looks Stunning on PS4

Wish you were here

The majority of Sony’s big Gamescom 2014 press conference this week hinged on new and original ideas, but there were a few known quantities throughout the media briefing, too. One of those was Far Cry 4, which popped up as part of a quick cameo – honestly, most likely due to contractual obligations between Ubisoft and the...

Weirdness: You Did Not Want to Look at PlayStation's Twitch Channel Last Night

You Did Not Want to Look at PlayStation's Twitch Channel Last Night

Think of the children

Trolls are an unfortunate part of the Internet, and something that we all have to learn to deal with. However, filtering out a few comments is easy – but avoiding offensive streams on Twitch is not. Overnight, hackers managed to compromise PlayStation’s official broadcasting account, essentially leading to the creation of...

Gamescom 2014: You'll Be Able to Make Trailers for Your Levels in LittleBigPlanet 3

You'll Be Able to Make Trailers for Your Levels in LittleBigPlanet 3

All through the power of share

Sackboy may have had his nose pushed out a little bit this week due to the announcement of dozens of other PlayStation 4 games, but he’s been waiting patiently for us to provide a little update on, er, LittleBigPlanet 3. So, here we are: it’s looking like a real step forward for the series, partly due to the...

Gamescom 2014: Paris Looks Rather Resplendent in This 11 Minute Assassin's Creed Unity Gameplay Walkthrough

Paris Looks Rather Resplendent in This 11 Minute Assassin's Creed Unity Gameplay Walkthrough

All Arno-thing

Yesterday we got our first proper look at last-gen only title Assassin's Creed Rogue courtesy of an eight minute gameplay trailer, but after seeing this 11 minute walkthrough for Assassin's Creed Unity, we're starting to really appreciate why publisher Ubisoft is keeping this one a current-gen exclusive. Simply put, the city of

Soapbox: Here's Why I Will Be Playing Journey on PS4

Here's Why I Will Be Playing Journey on PS4

With hopes of starting over

I understand where Polygon scribe Colin Campbell is coming from when he says that he won’t be playing the recently announced PlayStation 4 conversion of thatgamecompany’s seminal spiritual adventure, Journey. Like the author in question, I too haven’t booted the game since a gloomy morning in