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Store Update: 30th June 2015 (North America)

30th June 2015 (North America)

Summer of fun

The weekly store update returns, and this time, a slew of Japanese titles are hitting North American shores, including the likes of J-Stars Victory VS+, Blazblue: Chrono Phantasma Extend, and Samurai Warriors Chronicles 3. To be honest, it's not a bad summer selection, and with that raging heat outside, it might be best to just settle...

First Impressions: Our First 50 Hours With The Elder Scrolls Online on PS4

Our First 50 Hours With The Elder Scrolls Online on PS4

Taming Tamriel

That's right, we've played The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited for just a little over 50 hours now, so we thought that it was about time to get some impressions published. Being a massively multiplayer online game, it's safe to say that there's an absolute ton of things to see and do in ZeniMax Online Studios' huge adventure...

News: Imagine Buying and Dumping a New PS4 Every Time You Travel - That's What NBA Players Do

Imagine Buying and Dumping a New PS4 Every Time You Travel - That's What NBA Players Do

Not that kind of travelling

When you've got money to burn, we suppose that buying expensive hardware like home consoles doesn't matter all that much. This theory's supported by Giannis Antetokounmpo, an NBA player, who, in a recent interview, says that his teammates buy PlayStation 4s when they're travelling to away matches, only to ditch them at...

News: Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Looks Great in 7 Minutes of Brand New Gameplay

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Looks Great in 7 Minutes of Brand New Gameplay

Bandai Namco does let's plays now?

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 is shaping up to be the most impressive entry in the franchise to date, but if you're on the fence regarding the anime-based brawler, then we'd recommend watching Bandai Namco's new let's play. The video, which features Hirashi Matsuyama - the president of developer...

News: The PS4 Is Absolutely Destroying The Competition in Europe

The PS4 Is Absolutely Destroying The Competition in Europe

Welcome to the Old World

Sony's always done incredibly well in Europe with its home consoles - that much we know - but we didn't realise just how well its latest system, the PlayStation 4, is doing over here in the Old World. "Well, we have market leadership in every country in Europe, and have very significant market leadership in continental...

News: Kiefer Sutherland 'Knocked It Out of the Park' as Snake in Metal Gear Solid V

Kiefer Sutherland 'Knocked It Out of the Park' as Snake in Metal Gear Solid V

Troy Baker speaks up on celebrity lead

It's safe to say that Troy Baker - one of gaming's most prolific voice actors - knows what he's talking about when it comes to voicing video game characters. Baker, who plays Ocelot in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, reckons that fans shouldn't disregard Kiefer Sutherland's role as the...

News: Is The Last of Us 2 in Development? Voice Actors Give Conflicting Information

Is The Last of Us 2 in Development? Voice Actors Give Conflicting Information

Naughty Naughty Dog

Well isn't this a good way to start the day? Earlier this morning, news broke that Nolan North - the man behind the voice of Uncharted lead Nathan Drake - had confirmed that Naughty Dog is working on a sequel to The Last of Us. "I know they're doing The Last of Us 2", the likeable voice actor stated during a panel at Metrocon...

News: Vita Exclusive Persona 4 Dancing All Night Is Grooving to Europe this Winter

Vita Exclusive Persona 4 Dancing All Night Is Grooving to Europe this Winter

Things are heating up

Hurrah, the absolutely ridiculous Persona 4 Dancing All Night finally has a European release window set for this winter, and there's a crazy collector's edition up for grabs to boot. The Vita rhythm title throws the cast of Persona 4 into a new storyline that's all about busting moves, and as you'd expect from the franchise,...

News: This Week's Free Witcher 3 DLC Sounds Like it Could Include a Rather Good Quest

This Week's Free Witcher 3 DLC Sounds Like it Could Include a Rather Good Quest

Cats and dogs

This week, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's only getting one slice of downloadable content, but it sounds like it could be pretty enjoyable. Dubbed 'Where the Cat and the Wolf Play', the new quest hints at a story that involves the respective Witcher schools of the Cat and Wolf. Consider our interest piqued. Of course, if you've already...

News: So, This Is How Sony Took the Marketing Rights for Call of Duty Away from Microsoft

So, This Is How Sony Took the Marketing Rights for Call of Duty Away from Microsoft

It was destiny

Easily one of the biggest megatons of Sony's E3 2015 press conference was the fact that the Japanese giant had somehow stolen the marketing rights for Call of Duty: Black Ops III from Microsoft, despite the fact that the franchise has been an Xbox staple for years upon years now. The marketing deal that the American company had with...

Poll: Which Batman: Arkham Game Is the Best?

Which Batman: Arkham Game Is the Best?

Step from the shadows

That's right, we're going to ask that question - a question that has divided the gaming community ever since Batman: Arkham City launched all the way back in 2011. Which Batman: Arkham game is the best? It's safe to say that Batman: Arkham Asylum exceeded all expectations when it released in 2009, and the aforementioned...

Weirdness: Here's 7 Hours of People Reacting to the Final Fantasy VII Remake Announcement

Here's 7 Hours of People Reacting to the Final Fantasy VII Remake Announcement

A night to remember

We're not going to lie - we still get goosebumps when we watch that Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer. Arguably the biggest show stopper in a press conference that was already packed with show stoppers, the announcement that the PSone classic was getting a new-gen remake was enough to send fans completely crazy, and with good...

News: PlayStation Plus Is 5 Years Old Today, and Lasting Members Are Getting a Gift

PlayStation Plus Is 5 Years Old Today, and Lasting Members Are Getting a Gift

Them's a lotta games

If you've been a member of PlayStation Plus since the very beginning, then just take a moment to think about all of those games that you've downloaded thanks to the service. We can barely remember which titles were available this month, never mind five years ago, but one things for sure: that's a lot of gaming. Sony's premium...

News: PSN's Down for Routine Maintenance Later Today

PSN's Down for Routine Maintenance Later Today

We'll be right back

Always keen to grab the headlines, Sony's revealed that the PlayStation Network is going to be undergoing maintenance later today. Fortunately, for us here in the UK, it'll actually be happening tomorrow from 04:30AM, but you Americans aren't quite so lucky, as you'll have to endure the maintenance tonight. Beginning at...

News: There's Big Tekken 7 News Coming Your Way Next Week

There's Big Tekken 7 News Coming Your Way Next Week

Good old Iron Fist

We already know quite a bit about Tekken 7, but we're still impatiently waiting for a confirmed PlayStation 4 release date. With any luck, though, we'll be getting one in the near future, as the franchise's official Twitter account has revealed that there's big news coming next week, on the 7th July. Of course, there's always a...

News: German Football Star Takes Amazing Action After FIFA Player Smashes PS3 Controller

German Football Star Takes Amazing Action After FIFA Player Smashes PS3 Controller

Sehr gut

German international Mario Götze may have scored the winning goal for his country in the 2014 world cup final, but his luck wasn't so great on the pitch of one gamer's PlayStation 3 copy of FIFA. Mario Thissen was enraged when Götze missed a 90th minute penalty in his game - so much so that he smashed his DualShock 3 into pieces. Not...

News: Evidence Continues to Pile Up For a New Mafia Game on PS4

Evidence Continues to Pile Up For a New Mafia Game on PS4

We'll make you an offer

There must be a few mobsters over at Take Two with plenty of secrets in the trunk of their car right now, because the evidence of a new Mafia game continues to pile up. Back in May, the publisher confirmed that it's got a AAA-title in the works, and before that, voice actor Rick Pasqualone - who played the main character in...

News: UK Sales Charts: Batman: Arkham Knight Swoops in as the Biggest Launch of 2015 So Far

UK Sales Charts: Batman: Arkham Knight Swoops in as the Biggest Launch of 2015 So Far

The Bat is back

Warner Bros must be making an absolute killing these days. The publisher seems to pump out hit after hit, with Dying Light and Mortal Kombat X both reaching the top of the UK sales charts in recent times. And, perhaps as expected, that success has continued with Batman: Arkham Knight, which has swooped into first place. The caped...