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Feature: 7 Things You Need to Know About Call of Duty: Black Ops III on PS4

7 Things You Need to Know About Call of Duty: Black Ops III on PS4

Number station nation

It only feels like yesterday that we were tapping away on pre-release stories for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, but Call of Duty: Black Ops III has now deftly double-jumped into the headlines. We already knew a fair amount about the first-person shooter courtesy of leaks, of course, but now we can drop some official intel...

News: Guillermo del Toro Says Silent Hills on PS4 Won't Get Made

Guillermo del Toro Says Silent Hills on PS4 Won't Get Made

"It breaks my greasy heart"

Two titles are dominating the headlines this weekend for polar opposite reasons: Call of Duty: Black Ops III for its impending announcement – and Silent Hills for its seemingly inevitable cancellation. Hot on the heels of demo P.T.'s imminent removal from the PlayStation Store, acclaimed film director Guillermo del Toro...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Will Skip PS3

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Will Skip PS3

First screenshots sneak out

The ageing PlayStation 3 may have just got another nail embedded into its coffin, as it sounds like Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be skipping last-gen systems, and focusing on the latest round of hardware, such as the PlayStation 4. An early article from Mashable – which includes the handful of screenshots embedded...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops III's Box Art Has Pretty Bad Posture

Call of Duty: Black Ops III's Box Art Has Pretty Bad Posture

Gun to go

Call of Duty: Black Ops III's pack shot will pay homage to its predecessors – despite the fact that its seemingly ditching the Cold War for, er, advanced warfare. The cover – which has leaked onto Reddit ahead of the release's big weekend reveal – shows a suited soldier equipped with all kinds of technical wizardry sitting slumped in...

First Impressions: How Brutal Is The Elder Scrolls Online's Combat in Its PS4 Beta?

How  Brutal Is The Elder Scrolls Online's Combat in Its PS4 Beta?

Plus, we take a look at character progression

Combat in The Elder Scrolls series has never been brilliant, despite the fact that it's been integral to each title's design. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion introduced a more action-based system, while The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim built upon that formula, keeping the basics in place, while refining the...

News: Fan of Final Fantasy XIV? This Trailer Is Definitely the Best Thing You'll See Today

Fan of Final Fantasy XIV? This Trailer Is Definitely the Best Thing You'll See Today

Ultimate finish

In what has to be one of the best joke trailers we've seen in a long time, Square Enix has slapped the cast of Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn into a Street Fighter-esque brawl, and released the madness in the form of the video that we've embedded. The fake trailer was shown during a recent Japanese live event regarding the...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 65

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 65

Blood and thunder

Issue 65, already? Blimey, the weeks just fly by, don't they? We're now approaching a couple of quiet weeks on Planet PlayStation, so there's never been a better time to put a dent into your backlog. But will it be older games padding out your itinerary this week, or are you still working through more recent releases? Here's what...

First Impressions: Letting the Team Down in Rocket League on PS4

Letting the Team Down in Rocket League on PS4

Crash and grab

Like a Jose Mourinho managed football team in its second season, you get the feeling that this is Rocket League's time to shine. The sequel to the obnoxiously named Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars, this RC car-cross-soccer experience is a shining example of a simple concept done well – it's just outstanding fun...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Will Boast Four Player Campaign Co-op, Zombies, and More

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Will Boast Four Player Campaign Co-op, Zombies, and More

New movement system, tailored maps, tons of upgrades

Someone in Activision's public relations department is threatening World War III right now, as Call of Duty: Black Ops III's main features have leaked. With literature shipping to stores worldwide, it's no surprise, of course – and the trailer hasn't hit YouTube just yet, so the firm's carefully...

News: Sick of Seeing The Witcher 3 Yet? Well, Have Some More Screenshots

Sick of Seeing The Witcher 3 Yet? Well, Have Some More Screenshots

No regrets

If you've been a regular reader over the last few weeks, then you'll know all to well that we've flooded the site with numerous The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt stories. Arguably being the biggest upcoming release on the PlayStation 4, CD Projekt Red's open world adventure is firmly glued to the hype train's rails. And, if you're anything like...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Blows PS4 Away from 6th November

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Blows PS4 Away from 6th November

Beta available for pre-orders

Call of Duty: Black Ops III will crash onto the PlayStation 4 from 6th November, assuming that a leaked GameSpot promotional display is accurate. The placeholder ESRB rating on the left-hand side of the case confirms that this is from the United States, so backwards dating conventions apply – yes, we thought that it...

News: A Heck of a Lot of People Still Like Destiny, Reef Reveal Stream Attracted Over 137,000 Concurrent Viewers

A Heck of a Lot of People Still Like Destiny, Reef Reveal Stream Attracted Over 137,000 Concurrent Viewers

The tower that refuses to fall

For all the online hate that Destiny gets, you'd think that it'd be a somewhat unpopular game. On the contrary, and as history has so often taught us, the most popular entertainment almost always comes under the most fire, and this is true of Bungie's sci-fi shooter, too, which is still being enjoyed religiously by...

First Impressions: Exploring Bleakrock Isle in The Elder Scrolls Online PS4 Beta

Exploring Bleakrock Isle in The Elder Scrolls Online PS4 Beta

We examine exploration, environments, and quests

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim fans would feel right at home on Bleakrock Isle, a relatively small and snowy island that we've been busy traipsing across during our first day of taking part in The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited beta on the PlayStation 4. It's not just the white stuff that's on...

First Impressions: Scratching Our Heads Through Soul Axiom on PS4

Scratching Our Heads Through Soul Axiom on PS4

Axiom verge

What do you get when you mix Tron with BioShock Infinite and Antichamber – and sprinkle a helping of Indiana Jones on top? The answer is, er, Soul Axiom. At least, that's the vibe that we got during a hands-on session with an early build of the game. The follow-up title from Master Reboot developer Wales Interactive, this is shaping...