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Store Update: 9th July 2014 (Europe)

9th July 2014 (Europe)

Bite me

There are a couple of unexpected additions to the European PlayStation Store this week, with both 1920s trumpet-a-thon Jazz: Trump’s Journey and ghoulish bicycle simulation Skeleton Rider pedalling onto the PlayStation Vita. Other anticipated additions include season finale

News: Uncharted Collection a 'Good Candidate' for PS4, but Sony Won't 'Flood the Market' with Remakes

Uncharted Collection a 'Good Candidate' for PS4, but Sony Won't 'Flood the Market' with Remakes

Firm won't Sully reputation

While the PlayStation 4 may be garnering a bit of a reputation for re-releases, The Last of Us Remastered is the only real port currently in Sony's portfolio. Granted, the likes of Escape Plan and Sound Shapes did accompany the console at launch, but these seemed more like late additions to the platform holder’s...

Store Update: 8th July 2014 (North America)

8th July 2014 (North America)

A different place

You’ll finally be entering Another World with this week’s North American PlayStation Store update, so don’t forget to stock up on sodas – and the odd strategy guide or two. Accompanying the re-release of Delphine Software’s timeless classic is whiffy puzzler MouseCraft and manga tie-in One Piece: Unlimited World Red. What...

News: PS4's Free-to-Play Policies Could See Fortnite Building a Base on Console Yet

PS4's Free-to-Play Policies Could See Fortnite Building a Base on Console Yet

Fortifying a future

Sony is not afraid to support free-to-play games, as evidenced by the roster of complimentary content currently available on the PlayStation 4’s storefront. And that change means that Epic Games is now pondering whether to bring its building affair Fortnite to the format in the future – even if it remains a PC exclusive for...

News: Sony: PS4's Christmas Lineup Compares 'Very, Very Well' to Xbox One

Sony: PS4's Christmas Lineup Compares 'Very, Very Well' to Xbox One

Greatness awaits

As with the PlayStation 3 before it, there’s an accelerating sentiment around the web that the PlayStation 4 lacks games. Despite new releases deploying on a weekly basis, many armchair analysts have opted to criticise the console’s first year – primarily its lack of first-party content. Many argue that Microsoft – with...

News: Bloodborne Will Be One of the Playable Titles at GamesCom Next Month

Bloodborne Will Be One of the Playable Titles at GamesCom Next Month

PS4 exclusive netting public playtime

Did you think that you’d need to wait an age for your next glimpse at From Software’s impending PlayStation 4 exclusive Bloodborne? With the release still seemingly on track for an early 2015 release, the Japanese studio has revealed that the spiritual successor to Demon’s Souls will be on display at...

News: The New PS4 Project from the People Behind Borderlands Fuses Two Popular Genres

The New PS4 Project from the People Behind Borderlands Fuses Two Popular Genres

Born for battle

When it’s not deliberating which platforms to put Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel out on, Gearbox Software is busy beavering away on Battleborn, a brand new first-person shooter that fuses the firm’s understanding of co-operative mechanics with the monstrously popular MOBA genre. You’ll play as one of five futuristic warriors,...

DLC Review: Is Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn's £24.99 Complete Bundle DLC Worth the Cost?

Is Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn's £24.99 Complete Bundle DLC Worth the Cost?

Heavy metal

Let's start with the obvious: when you've just coughed up around £30 for a game only to find that there's a £24.99 DLC bundle ready and waiting on the PlayStation Store from day one, it's hard not to feel a little robbed. Sure, it's stuff that adds to the core game, but you probably haven't even had the chance to shoot down your...

News: PS4 Racer DriveClub Reaches the Starting Grid with a Hardware Bundle in Tow

PS4 Racer DriveClub Reaches the Starting Grid with a Hardware Bundle in Tow

Fashionably late

A year later than planned, DriveClub is finally gearing up for the race of its life – and Sony’s planning to commemorate the occasion with a PlayStation 4 hardware bundle. Much like The Last of Us Remastered and, well, virtually every other next-gen title on the market, SCEE will be bundling the release with a bunch of consoles...

News: Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment Finally Spills Gameplay Information

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment Finally Spills Gameplay Information

And a release date, too

Details about upcoming PlayStation Vita title Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment have been dripping slower than a rusty tap. With a rich oasis of ladies shown in the E3 trailer that will join you in battle, news of gameplay not involving dungeons has been bone dry. Thankfully, some light has finally been shed on non-combat...

News: Ken Levine Just Buried Our Hopes for BioShock Vita Deep Under the Ocean

Ken Levine Just Buried Our Hopes for BioShock Vita Deep Under the Ocean

Give us the game, and wipe away the debt

Remember when Ken Levine inadvertently popped up at the PS Vita's official reveal event? A now famous moment, the luminary sidled onstage and suggested a game in the BioShock universe was in development for the hot new handheld. Unfortunately, a recent statement on Twitter from the auteur has revealed that,...

News: You'll Need to Start Saving for PS4 Shooter Destiny's Collector's Editions

You'll Need to Start Saving for PS4 Shooter Destiny's Collector's Editions

Money, money, money

Bungie is apparently big enough to take ownership of 7th July, and so it’s decided to drop a bevy of details pertaining to its impending first-person shooter on this so-called Destiny day. In addition to the beta video found right through here, the company has also revealed a handful of premium packages, which are set to...

News: Not Excited for Destiny's PS4 Beta? This Trailer May Change Your Mind

Not Excited for Destiny's PS4 Beta? This Trailer May Change Your Mind

Get hype

There's nothing quite like raising your hype levels on a sunny summer afternoon. Destiny's beta opens its doors to the public in just ten days, and to get you in the mood, developer Bungie has released this bass-blasting trailer. If you enjoyed the game's alpha, you'll probably be eagerly awaiting this next glimpse of Activision's latest...

News: Don't Panic, Sony Hasn't Forgotten About Its VR Headset Project Morpheus

Don't Panic, Sony Hasn't Forgotten About Its VR Headset Project Morpheus

The device has seen "significant investment"

Apart from a few demos behind closed doors, Sony's virtual reality headset Project Morpheus was notably absent from the Japanese giant's E3 presence this year. If the nifty piece of tech's no-show has you worried that the firm has completely forgotten about it, you've no need to fear. In a recent...