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Guide: Mastering Bloodborne's Brutal Basics on PS4

Mastering Bloodborne's Brutal Basics on PS4

A beginner's guide to Sony's biggest PS4 exclusive so far

There's a good chance that you've been looking at this week's Bloodborne coverage through worried eyes. From Software's latest foray is a critical darling, there's no doubt about that – but despite it being praised as the first must-own PlayStation 4 exclusive, the developer has a...

Store Update: 25th March 2015 (Europe)

25th March 2015 (Europe)

Take your pick

We want to draw attention to all of the other good stuff on the PlayStation Store this week, but let's be honest: Bloodborne's the one that's going to be getting the majority of you hot under the collar. That's not to say that there's a shortage of content elsewhere, of course, with new Life Is Strange and Game of Thrones episodes out...

News: Idols Omega Quintet Are Ready to Perform on PS4 This April

Idols Omega Quintet Are Ready to Perform on PS4 This April

The big debut

The songstress idols of Omega Quintet are ready for their close up as the date for the group's first live performance is set. Coming to North America on 28th April and Europe on 1st May, these five ladies and their lyrical talents are the only thing that can save mankind from the Blare, a form of darkness that is taking over the...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Dominates as Final Fantasy Type-0 Schools Software

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Dominates as Final Fantasy Type-0 Schools Software

Class dismissed

The PlayStation 4's showing no signs of slowing down in its native Japan, as a slew of new releases are keeping the console at the top of the charts. Sony's newest black box sold through 46,395 units last week – a relatively hefty increase from its tally of 33,862 units the week before. Helping it reach that impressive number...

News: This MLB 15 The Show PS4 Dynamic Theme Is Neat

This MLB 15 The Show PS4 Dynamic Theme Is Neat

Baseball is better

Now that dynamic themes have been available on the PlayStation 4 for a few months, we're definitely starting to see some more interesting designs. Take this MLB 15 The Show animated wallpaper, which is modelled after The Tigers. It includes crowd sounds, blue skies, and a changing television screen. This is actually one of...

News: PS Vita Firmware Update 3.50 Adds Accessibility Options

PS Vita Firmware Update 3.50 Adds Accessibility Options

Due out later today

Sony's going firmware update mad. In addition to PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.50, which is due out tomorrow, it's also announced that PlayStation Vita firmware update v3.50 will deploy at some point later this evening. This will mostly complement the next-gen console's various improvements – enabling 60 frames-per-second...

Store Update: 24th March 2015 (North America)

24th March 2015 (North America)

Ship it

Phwoar, it's the end of the fiscal year, and ain't the PlayStation Store showing it. This week's North American update is bulging like an overfilled haggis, and it seems ready to explode. The highlight is, of course, Bloodborne – but let's not ignore Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, Metal Slug 3, and, er, Yorbie as well. Alright,...

News: Minecraft Enters Orbit with Mass Effect DLC This Week

Minecraft Enters Orbit with Mass Effect DLC This Week

Block to the future

Minecraft's getting two new DLC packs this week on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. Alongside the not-that-interesting Pattern Texture Pack, which applies soft colours and knitted animals to your blocky world, you'll also be able to jet into space with the Mass Effect Mash-Up Pack. As its name suggests, this will coat...

News: Unfortunately, You'll Have to Wait to Play This Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC on PS4 and PS3

Unfortunately, You'll Have to Wait to Play This Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC on PS4 and PS3

It looks good, though

In what's been one of the strangest DLC launches that we've seen in recent years, Dragon Age: Inquisition's first downloadable expansion, Jaws of Hakkon, released today on Xbox One and PC. Meant as a surprise, the content was leaked before EA or BioWare had a chance to officially unveil its existence, and this has meant that...

News: The Dead or Alive 5 Girls Have No Trouble Slipping into These Senran Kagura Costumes

The Dead or Alive 5 Girls Have No Trouble Slipping into These Senran Kagura Costumes

Try not to get too excited

What happens when you cross two franchises that seem obsessed with the female form? Well, you get something that resembles the following trailer. Dressing up the majority of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's female fighters in outfits from the Senran Kagura games, the video's everything that you'd expect, with plenty of...

News: Earth Defense Force 4.1 on PS4 Manages to Cram Even More Madness on Your Screen

Earth Defense Force 4.1 on PS4 Manages to Cram Even More Madness on Your Screen

Utter chaos

Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair, an enhanced re-release of the PlayStation 3's Earth Defense Force 2025, launches in just over a week in its native Japan, but we've got a new nine minute trailer to bolster your hype levels as we wait patiently for a Western release date. As you can imagine, the chaotic shooter looks...