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News: Kratos' Son in PS4 Exclusive God of War Is Atreus

Kratos' Son in PS4 Exclusive God of War Is Atreus

Family affairs

Did you think today's free God of War song was a bit of an anticlimax after the community worked hard to get the trailer up to 15 million views? Well, it turns out there was a secret hidden in the MP3. The description for the audio file states that the music is an "introduction to Kratos and Atreus". But who's the latter? Director...

Talking Point: Should Sony Move Horizon: Zero Dawn's PS4 Launch Away from the Nintendo Switch?

Should Sony Move Horizon: Zero Dawn's PS4 Launch Away from the Nintendo Switch?

Decisions, decisions

There are two certainties in life: the first is that we'll all die, and the other is that you can't compete with a console launch. While many paragraphs will be written about last night's Nintendo Switch presentation, the folks at Guerrilla Games will probably be too bummed to read them – after all, its big new intellectual...

News: Download God of War's Live E3 2016 Overture for Free

Download God of War's Live E3 2016 Overture for Free

Music for the Gods

With the news cycle currently dominated by the Nintendo Switch, there are not many PlayStation stories doing the rounds. You'll have to excuse us while we scrape the bottom of the barrel and point you in the direction of God of War's intense Overture orchestral, which is yours to download for free right now. This is the one that...

News: PS4 Exclusives Lead DICE Awards 2017 Nominations

PS4 Exclusives Lead DICE Awards 2017 Nominations

Uncharted 4 and The Last Guardian lead the way

If you consider Geoff Keighley's The Game Awards to be the equivalent of an MTV awards show, then the DICE Awards are a bit like the Oscars: there are no music performances or ill-conceived razor commercials, just game developers looking awkward in tuxedos. The point is that being nominated for a DICE...

News: PS4 Wins the All-Important December NPD

PS4 Wins the All-Important December NPD

Not a massive surprise

After a handful of months losing out to the Xbox One in the NPD, the PlayStation 4 has restored normal order, by winning the all-important December report. To be honest, this shouldn't come as a massive surprise considering the ridiculous numbers that Sony posted over the holiday period, but there was a chance that Microsoft...

News: PS4 Firmware Update 4.5 Coming Soon

PS4 Firmware Update 4.5 Coming Soon

Sony wants beta testers

Sony's revealed that it's looking for beta testers to try out the PlayStation 4's next firmware update. In other words, the current-gen system's getting a software refresh at some point in the near future. There's currently no word on what update 4.5 will actually do, but given that it'll be going through a beta testing...

News: Sony Set to Close Guerrilla Cambridge Studio

Sony Set to Close Guerrilla Cambridge Studio

MediEvil developer shut down after 19 years

It's always sad when we have to report on a studio closure, but it's even worse when it's a developer that, over the last 19 years, has clearly shown it has real talent. Game Industry reports that Sony is going to shutter Guerrilla Cambridge, the UK branch of Killzone and Horizon: Zero Dawn developer...

News: Nintendo Supposedly Shunned Square Following Final Fantasy VII's Move to PlayStation

Nintendo Supposedly Shunned Square Following Final Fantasy VII's Move to PlayStation

Final straw

Final Fantasy VII was a landmark release not just for Japanese role-playing games, but for the PlayStation brand itself. Square's revered classic was PlayStation's first taste of Final Fantasy, with the series having made a name for itself on Nintendo hardware. As many of you will know, Square actually shifted its focus to the...