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TodayWed, 28th Jun 2017

  • Guide Elite Dangerous Tips and Tricks for Beginners

    How to get started in Frontier's space-faring sim

    If you were to think of a game series that successfully evoked the vastness of space then Elite – not No Man’s Sky – would probably sit at the top of many people’s list. And with the release of Elite Dangerous on PlayStation 4 a new crop of commanders will finally be heading out into the...

    • Frontier Developments
    • PS4
    • Elite Dangerous
    • Guides
    • Features
  • Round Up Valkyria Revolution Isn't the PS4 Chronicle This Series Deserves

    To be or not to be

    Valkyria Chronicles was one of the unspoken superstars in the PlayStation 3’s catalogue, but aside from a decent PlayStation 4 remaster, the series has taken some strange turns. First up, there was the PlayStation Portable sequels, which weren’t really what anyone wanted. And now enter Valkyria Revolution: a hack-and-slash...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Valkyria Revolution
    • Round Up
    • Features
  • News Call of Duty Heats Up with Days of Summer Promotion

    Life's a beach

    To coincide with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered going standalone today, Activision has begun a multi Call of Duty event called The Days of Summer. The event will cover Modern Warfare Remastered, Infinite Warfare, and Black Ops 3 for the next few weeks. Today the event starts for Modern Warfare Remastered and Infinite...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty

YesterdayTue, 27th Jun 2017

  • News Anticipate New Yakuza Information in Two Months

    Gangster's paradise

    SEGA’s busy beavering away on a new Yakuza game, and we’ll get all of the details in about two months, according to series chief Toshihiro Nagoshi. That would peg the news at late August to early September, which is around about when Sony typically holds its pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference, so we suspect that’s where...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
  • News The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth+ Targeting PS4 with Retail Launch

    Extra goodies for pre-orders

    Nicalis has taken to Twitter to announce that The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth+ is coming to the PS4. This is a huge expansion to the original Afterbirth DLC and includes a ton of new additions, a harder greed mode, a new character, new bosses, new items, and more. Nicalis also confirmed that the PS4 version will get a...

    • Nicalis
    • PS4
    • The Binding of Isaac
    • DLC
  • News PlayStation Plus Members Save Big in Mid-Year NA PSN Sale

    Cut down to size

    At this point, there’s always some kind of promotion running on the PlayStation Store in one territory or another, and Sony has just launched a new mid-year sale in North America which is packing some pretty big savings – especially if you’re a PlayStation Plus member. There are genuinely some really good savings here: the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Deals
    • Discounts
    • Sales
  • News Documentary Details the Creation of Gran Turismo

    Sports car superstar

    True story: this author once sat opposite Kazunori Yamauchi (and Translator-san) eating a burger. A surreal moment, for sure. This documentary from IGN includes some nice anecdotes from the luminary, as he speaks of his passion for photography among other things, and sheds some light on what makes Gran Turismo such an enduring...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Gran Turismo
  • News Hellblade to Host First Ever Q&A with Video Game Character

    Innovative new MoCap makes it possible

    Ninja Theory’s created some ridiculous motion capture technology which basically allows it to render in real-time. And it’s going to use that Unreal Engine 4-based equipment to host a live Hellblade question and answer session today – with, er, Senua from the game. Seriously! You’ll be able to send your...

    • Ninja Theory
    • PS4
    • Hellblade
  • Hands On Arizona Sunshine Needs Work on PlayStation VR

    Zombie shooter leaves a sour taste

    It wasn’t supposed to be like this, was it? Arizona Sunshine – a game which has received a lot of buzz on PC-based headsets – was supposed to be the next big PlayStation VR release. Packing both PlayStation Move and PlayStation VR Aim Controller support, a three-to-four hour campaign (which can be played solo...

    • Vertigo Games
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Arizona Sunshine
    • Hands On
  • Store Update 27th June 2017 (Europe)

    Crash bash

    This week plots the return of a PlayStation icon: Micro Machines. Oh alright, while World Series from Codemasters looks promising, we’re obviously referring to Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. This is actually a crazy week for new releases, with Valkyria Revolution, The Golf Club 2, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered all vying...

    • Store Update
    • Europe
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita

Monday26th Jun 2017

  • Talking Point What Are Your Most Anticipated Games for the Second Half of the Year?

    The run-in

    E3 2017 has come and gone, and the event has augmented us with the lay of the land when it comes to the latter half of the year. While there will surely still be some surprises to come, we now have a general picture of the release schedule for the remaining six months of 2017, and we thought it may be fun to pull together the...

    • Talking Point
    • PS4
    • Features
  • News Final Fantasy XV Goes Off-Road with 8.65GB Patch

    Rally XV

    Final Fantasy XV’s long-awaited off-road Regalia patch is out now on the PlayStation 4, weighing in at a whopping 8.65GB in size. The patch also, of course, prepares the game for the Episode Prompto expansion, which is scheduled to do its best James Bond impression later this week. The full patch notes are below. Final Fantasy XV v1.12...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • Patches
  • News E3 2017's Game Critics Awards Miss Some Heavy Hitters

    Best of the rest

    The nominees for the E3 2017 Game Critics Awards are in – and they’re missing a significant number of games. So the thing here is that the media had to be able to play at least five minutes of a title for it to be eligible, meaning that the likes of God of War, Spider-Man, Monster Hunter: World, Shadow of the Colossus, and...

    • E3 2017
    • Industry
    • Awards
  • News PlayStation VR Fishing Game Monster of the Deep Looks Like the Catch of the Day

    Reel nice

    Monster of the Deep was rightfully the butt of many an E3 2017 joke, but the Final Fantasy XV-based fishing spin-off actually looks like good fun in this gameplay demo. The clip shows how you use the PlayStation Move controllers to cast your line and reel in carp, but a leisurely session spent by the side of the lake ends in battle against...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Monster of the Deep
    • Final Fantasy
  • UK Sales Charts Gran Theft Auto V Steals Back Top Spot

    You're a Rockstar

    There’s just no stopping Grand Theft Auto V, which has robbed back the UK sales charts summit for the 13th time since its release. To be fair, this was a very slow week, with Dead by Daylight being the best new arrival in 16th position. Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood debuted in 23rd place, and that’s all she wrote really. The...

    • UK
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis Gets a Teaser Trailer

    Coming December

    A trailer has been released for the final piece of story content from Final Fantasy XV's season pass, Episode Ignis. The trailer can be viewed upon the completion of Episode Prompto, which releases tomorrow, and it confirms a December release for the last bit of single player content. What do you think to the trailer? Invent a new...

    • Square Enix
    • PS4
    • Final Fantasy
    • Trailers
  • News SteamWorld Dig 2 Goes Deep on PS4 Later This Year

    Dig dug

    Mining sequel SteamWorld Dig 2 has been confirmed for the PlayStation 4, with a release planned later this year. The title was originally announced for the Nintendo Switch only, but developer Image & Form has since revealed that the outing will also deploy "a few days later" on Sony’s system. There’s the possibility of a Vita port...

    • Image & Form
    • PS4
    • SteamWorld
    • Announcements

Sunday25th Jun 2017

  • News PS5 Is Coming, Sony Confirms

    But don't expect it soon

    Sony has commented on the PlayStation 5 for the first time, telling a German website that it will release a next-gen console – albeit not any time soon. The platform holder was asked about the PlayStation 4 Pro, and whether the mid-gen device will eventually get any exclusive software. Big-wig Shawn Layden reaffirmed that...

    • Sony
    • PS5
    • Hardware
  • Opinion Has Sony Really Fallen Out of Love with Indie Games?

    A question of optics

    Ever since PlayStation Europe chief Jim Ryan’s unfortunate choice of words on indie games, there’s been a spate of hot takes about how Sony’s abandoned the scene. It’s taken us at Push Square Towers by surprise, seeing as only a few months ago we were writing articles arguing against PlayStation Store curation. Y’see,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Indie
    • Opinion
    • Features
  • Hands On PlayStation VR Platformer Moss Is a Showstopper

    The secret of Quill

    This year’s E3 showcased quite a few action games, ones which allowed us to play through some of the most transcendent sequences that gaming has ever had to offer. We swung through the cityscapes of New York as Spider-Man, hunted magnificent creatures as a Monster Hunter, and pushed through the beaches of Normandy in Call of...

    • Polyarc
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Moss
    • Hands On

Saturday24th Jun 2017

  • Talking Point What Free July 2017 PlayStation Plus Games Do You Want?

    And when will the PS Plus update be announced?

    It’s almost time for the monthly Instant Game Collection update, with the next batch of PlayStation Plus goodies to be given away on 4th July. But what are you hoping gets added as part of July 2017’s roster, and is there anything in particular you’ve got your fingers crossed for? When will July...

    • PlayStation Plus
    • July 2017
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
  • Feature The Five Best PS4 Games at E3 2017

    Pick of the bunch

    E3 2017 was over a week ago, and we’ve all had time to calm down and reflect on the show. It was an ill-tempered few days without any shadow of a doubt, but there’s plenty to look forward to in PlayStation 4 land – and we thought we’d collate the five most exciting games from the show. These were actually voted for by you...

    • E3 2017
    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Features
  • News Sony: Our Exclusives Are Big on Character and Story

    But it's not all you'll find on PS4

    There’s talk of the traditional single player campaign dying out, and looking at E3 2017 there was certainly some evidence of that. Ubisoft’s press conference was filled wall-to-wall with service-based experiences – and not even the long-awaited Beyond Good & Evil 2 could escape the model’s grasp...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Shawn Layden
  • News Cult Korean Horror White Day Haunts Your High School in August

    Teenage screams

    The anticipated PlayStation 4 remake of a cult Korean horror White Day: A Labyrinth Named School will spook your system starting 22nd August in North America and 25th August in Europe. “With a skin-crawling atmosphere, bloodcurdling scares, dynamically changing puzzles, and multiple endings, this horror classic is being completely...

    • PQube
    • PS4
    • White Day
    • Release Dates
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 174

    Feet up

    E3 2017 is a distant memory and the temperatures have dipped to a somewhat more agreeable level (at least here in the UK, anyway) so it’s time to settle down for some serious gaming. With the release schedule slowly starting to thin ahead of the summer months, we have the distinct feeling that backlogs are going to take centre stage over...

    • Talking Point
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • What Are You Playing
  • News Sonic Mania's Official Vinyl Will Have You Tapping Your Feet

    Sound

    SEGA’s teamed with Data Discs to bring the electropop beats of Sonic Mania to a record player near to you. The British-based company – already behind a slew of top-notch vinyl collections – has been charged with creating a package befitting of Tee Lopes’ brilliant beats. And looking at the mock up images, it has hit a home run...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Sonic Mania
    • Music

Friday23rd Jun 2017

  • News Oh Boy! Now Quantic Dream Said Something Silly

    It's time to stop

    Not going to lie, we’re getting tired of reporting on the silly things that people in the games industry have said of late. First it was PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan on backwards compatibility, then it was Xbox chief Phil Spencer on the PlayStation 4 Pro, then it was

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Quantic Dream
    • WTF
  • News NA PlayStation Store Flash Sale Assaults Your Wallet Once More

    PS4, PS3, and Vita games all included

    Sony really gets this PlayStation Store sale thing these days – it feels like there’s never any end to the promotions and discounts. The platform holder’s just launched another Flash Sale in North America, which is scheduled to run until 8AM PT on Monday, 26th June. Some of the highlights on the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • North Am
  • News Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Drops the Soap on 27th June

    But is the Price right?

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered will divorce Infinite Warfare and launch as a standalone PlayStation 4 game on 27th June, publisher Activision has announced. This follows a series of leaks regarding the release date of the Raven Software developed remaster which is honestly more of a remake in reality. As per a...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Call of Duty
    • Announcements
  • News N. Sane Trilogy Plots the Return of Japanese Crash Bandicoot

    Face lift

    Veteran fans of Crash will know that the bandicoot has a slightly different face in Japan. As part of Sony’s localisation efforts for the original trilogy of games, it gave the titular character a bit of a facelift, attempting to make him more palatable to local audiences. It worked, too – Naughty Dog’s titles were a surprise hit in...

    • Activision
    • PS4
    • Crash Bandicoot
    • Japan
  • News The New Summer Lesson Sure Knows Its Audience

    Give me an F

    Here’s the star of Summer Lesson spin-off Alison Snow dressed as a cheerleader, one of the extra scenes that will be released for the PlayStation VR exclusive. There’s also a watermelon splitting scene in which the blonde bombshell will wear a bikini for you. Remember, you’re supposed to be her language tutor. The new...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Summer Lesson
  • News Bravo Team Is One Long, Seamless Journey Through a Single City

    Under siege

    Bravo Team, the new cover-based PlayStation VR shooter from Supermassive Games, has a really cool concept. Unlike other first-person games which whisk you away to a variety of locales, instead the co-op title is set within a single city. This means that throughout the campaign, you’ll work your way through different districts,...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • Bravo Team
  • News Hellblade Goes to War with Its Inner-Demons in New Trailer

    The voices

    Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a game primarily about mental health, and this trailer shows how it aims to depict the struggles of its lead character. In it, we see the heroine plagued by voices, and about to do battle with the demon in her mind. It’s really well done, actually – enhanced, of course, by some good acting and amazing...

    • Ninja Theory
    • PS4
    • Hellblade
    • Trailers

Thursday22nd Jun 2017

  • News PS4 Firmware Update 4.71 Is Available to Download Now

    It's an optional one

    Hop onto your PlayStation 4 right now and you'll find that there's a new firmware update available to download. Don't get excited just yet, though - the update is entirely optional and simply promises "improvements to the quality of the system performance". Still, one step closer to version 5.0, eh? Do you always update your...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Firmware Updates
  • News This Beyond Good & Evil 2 Gameplay Proves It's a Real Thing

    Ubisoft shows 15 mins of footage

    Good news everyone, Beyond Good & Evil 2 isn't just a CG trailer. The project may still be very early in development, but Ubisoft does have a playable prototype of the game, which was apparently shown behind closed doors at E3 2017. You can catch 15 minutes of it above. It's clear that a lot of what's on display...

    • Ubisoft
    • PS4
    • Beyond Good & Evil
    • Videos
  • News Knack 2 Development Started Before Sony Had Approved It

    That's passion

    The team at Japan Studio are so passionate about Knack that they started working on the sequel before Sony had even given the project approval. “We were already evaluating prototypes before ,” one team member told IGN as part of a behind-the-scenes interview on the game. “It was fun work.” In the video, the staff talk about...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Knack
    • Videos
  • News Classic Courses Return in Everybody's Golf on PS4

    Fore the players

    The new Everybody’s Golf game on the PlayStation 4 will plot the return of two commemorative courses. Celebrating the series’ 20th Anniversary, both Green Country Club from the original game and Balata from its sequel will make a return, re-imagined to take advantage of the latest title’s open map format. You’ll get the...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • Everybody's Golf
  • News Dynasty Warriors 9's First Gameplay Trailer Shows the Sequel in Action

    It looks a lot like Dynasty Warriors

    As the tagline of this article suggests, Dynasty Warriors 9 looks pretty much exactly like you'd expect it to - but that's not necessarily a bad thing. The current-gen sequel's looking like a real step up as far as visuals are concerned, and the action looks as over-the-top as ever. You can get an eyeful of...

    • Koei Tecmo
    • PS4
    • Dynasty Warriors
    • Trailers
  • News Trunks Joins the Dragon Ball FighterZ Character Roster

    A fighter from the future

    Trunks has been confirmed as a playable character in Dragon Ball FighterZ. The son of Vegeta appears in the latest issue of Jump magazine, meaning that there are now seven confirmed characters in the current roster: Goku, Teen Gohan, Vegeta, Frieza, Cell, Majin Buu, and Trunks. Oh, and we should point out that this is...

    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Dragon Ball
  • News Sing the Song of Life with 15 Minutes of Yakuza 6

    Streets of rage

    What a time to be alive! If the excellent Yakuza 0 and upcoming Yakuza Kiwami weren’t already enough, SEGA is bringing Yakuza 6: The Song of Life to the PlayStation 4 next year. And via IGN, here’s our first look at the English language version of the game. It sure looks like Yakuza alright, but series veterans will notice a...

    • SEGA
    • PS4
    • Yakuza
    • Videos

Wednesday21st Jun 2017

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    Review Get Even

    Back to the drawing board

    Get Even is a first-person psychological horror game that showed quite a bit of promise pre-release, but the final version fails to capitalise on what it does differently and, in amalgamation with a number of other flaws, none of its potential is anywhere near realised. The title attempts to blend your typical shooter with...

    • Reviews
    • Bandai Namco
    • PS4
    • Get Even
  • News Huge Savings for PlayStation Plus Members on EU PS Store

    More double discounts

    Double Discounts are live not just in North America, but in Europe as well. PlayStation Plus members will secure the best bargains here, with deals like MLB The Show 17 for £19.99 and Batman: Return to Arkham for £10.49. Other highlights include Far Cry Primal for £13.79, Metro Redux for £7.49, and The Crew for £7.99. If...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • PS3
    • Vita
    • Europe
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    PS4

    Review The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind

    Magic mushrooms

    The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited is stuffed with interesting places to visit, as you'd expect of such a gigantic massively multiplayer online world. From the frozen wastes of Skyrim to the harsh deserts of Hammerfell, you can't fault the game's environmental variety, but nothing quite equals the strange majesty of...

    • Reviews
    • Bethesda
    • PS4
    • The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind
  • News God of War Will Never Cut to a Different Camera on PS4

    Like one long take

    Here’s something that you may not know about the new God of War game for the PlayStation 4: it’s all shot from the perspective of a single camera, without any cuts or transitions. What does this mean? Well, it’s highly unusual for a third-person action game – it means that the release will never cut away from Kratos to...

    • Sony
    • PS4
    • God of War
  • Rumour Fresh Evidence in L.A. Noire PS4 Remaster Case

    Rockstar investigating PlayStation VR support?

    A few months ago, there was a rumour that suggested Rockstar was remastering Team Bondi’s detective title L.A. Noire for the PlayStation 4. Such speculation has been silent in the weeks since, but now Comic Book.com has followed up with a report citing three unnamed sources, all of which claim the stu

    • Rockstar
    • PS4
    • PlayStation VR
    • L.A. Noire
    • Rumours
  • News The Lost Legacy Isn't the End for Uncharted, Says Naughty Dog

    Obviously

    Over the years, Uncharted has blossomed into one of PlayStation's most recognisable, most successful modern properties. Building on the more specific success of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, developer Naughty Dog is currently putting the finishing touches on Uncharted: The Lost Legacy - a standalone PlayStation 4 story that spotlights fan...

    • Sony
    • Naughty Dog
    • PS4
    • Uncharted
  • News Strange Brigade Is Unlike Any Other Co-Op Game You've Played

    Mystery! Mayhem!

    Here’s a good chunk of gameplay from Strange Brigade, the new co-operative third-person shooter from Sniper Elite developer Rebellion. For those of you who don’t know, this game has a kind of… To be honest, we’re not sure what the actual term for it is, but it’s based on the melodrama of 1930s movie trailers and stuff like...

    • Rebellion
    • PS4
    • Strange Brigade
    • Trailers
  • News Highly Rated Traditional RPG Pillars of Eternity Arrives on PS4 This August

    Includes two expansions

    Traditional role-playing release Pillars of Eternity is coming to PlayStation 4, publisher Paradox Interactive has announced. The Obsidian-developed title proved popular when it launched on PC back in 2015 after a very successful Kickstarter campaign. Full of dialogue, deep characters, and player choice, it's a game that fans...

    • Paradox Interactive
    • PS4
    • Pillars of Eternity
    • Release Dates
  • Poll What Kind of PlayStation Press Conferences Do You Want?

    Plan your perfect presser

    After the response to its E3 press conference last year, Sony went super-minimal with its E3 2017 show, cutting out all of the dialogue and focusing on nothing but games in a swift 60 minute presentation. But it’s been criticised for failing to show indie games and for focusing on titles more than a year away. Many also...

    • Sony
    • Press Conference
    • Polls
    • Features
  • Japanese Sales Charts All's Quiet on the PlayStation Front

    Summertime snoozefest

    Bad news if you thought the Japanese sales charts were about to get interesting, because for the millionth week running, there's bugger all happening as far as PlayStation's concerned. There are no new PlayStation 4 releases in the top 20, with Tekken 7 the only current-gen release remaining in the top five. Bandai Namco's...

    • Japan
    • Sales
    • Charts
    • PS4
    • PS3
  • News Cities: Skylines Paves Foundations on PS4 from 15th August

    Sim city

    Cities: Skylines will dig out its hard hat and begin construction on the PlayStation 4 from 15th August. The city building simulation launched on Xbox One recently, but was clearly only bound to a few months of exclusivity, as already a port is on the agenda – and this version will launch with the After Dark expansion included for free...

    • Paradox Interactive
    • PS4
    • Cities: Skylines