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News: There Are Almost Eight Million PlayStation Plus Subscribers Globally

There Are Almost Eight Million PlayStation Plus Subscribers Globally

Level up

PlayStation Plus is a funny service. Largely unprecedented as a value proposition, it’s hard to shake the feeling that some of the premium membership’s more outrageous offerings have come back to bite it in the bottom. While the platform holder has been giving away critically acclaimed PlayStation 4 games like Velocity 2X and Dust: An...

News: PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall Has Been an Enormous Success

PS4 Exclusive Killzone: Shadow Fall Has Been an Enormous Success

Hig Hig hooray

Guerrilla Games’ next-gen launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall may not have received especially stellar reviews, but it’s still proved a gigantic success for the Dutch developer. Writing on Twitter, the company confirmed that the game has now surpassed three million unique players, which could include used copies, but is still an...

Feature: How Has the PS4 Fared in Its First Year?

How Has the PS4 Fared in Its First Year?

Report card

It’s been a funny first year for the PlayStation 4. Sony’s next-gen format has smashed sales records all over the globe, but the positivity that punctuated the platform’s launch has been replaced by an air of unrest over the past few weeks. The question is: has the system’s success paved the way for the fickle to pick fault, or...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 44

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 44

Day disbeliever

Surely, surely it’s not WAYP time already? The clock on this writer’s PC toolbar says that it’s Saturday, but these articles come around so quickly that we’re struggling to believe it. That said, there’s Premier League on the television and we did spot James Martin on BBC One this morning, so we’re pretty confident that...

News: Sony Temporarily Slashes the PS4's Price in the UK

Sony Temporarily Slashes the PS4's Price in the UK

Just in time for Call of Duty

While many have been eager to suggest that Sony won’t compete with the Xbox One’s temporary price drop in the United States, we noted in a recent feature that it’s been frequently adjusting the cost of the PlayStation 4 in the UK to keep its nose in front. Indeed, while the system hasn’t ever received any...

News: Evolve's Alpha Devolves on PS4 Due to Firmware Update 2.00 Issues

Evolve's Alpha Devolves on PS4 Due to Firmware Update 2.00 Issues

Postponed for now

Forget about the great big monsters in Turtle Rock’s forthcoming asymmetrical shooter Evolve, as it seems that Sony may have released a nasty of its own in PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00. While specific details are vague, the developer has supposedly delayed the game’s big alpha test on the Japanese giant’s machine,...

News: Sony's Still Bleeding Money, But PS4's in Beast Mode

Sony's Still Bleeding Money, But PS4's in Beast Mode

Marathon sprint

The reason behind Microsoft’s temporary Xbox One price drop is looking clearer by the minute: Sony has now shipped 13.5 million PlayStation 4 consoles worldwide – and it hasn’t even been out a year yet. The company added 3.3 million units to the system’s total tally in the quarter spanning July to September, boosting game...

News: Slick PS4 Shooter Resogun Will Save the Last Humans on Vita

Slick PS4 Shooter Resogun Will Save the Last Humans on Vita

System seller

Housemarque’s throwback arcade shooter Resogun is so good that we’d quite like to have a playable version augmented into our eyelids, but seeing as that’s not physically possible, we’ll settle for a PlayStation Vita version instead. Fortunately, it sounds like the Finnish indie is working on just that, assuming that comments...

News: Guerrilla, Naughty Dog, Sucker Punch, and Many More Will Be at PlayStation Experience

Guerrilla, Naughty Dog, Sucker Punch, and Many More Will Be at PlayStation Experience

Project Morpheus, No Man's Sky surprises, and panels planned

PlayStation Experience is approaching faster than a freight train filled with hype, and Sony has started to hint at the kind of things that you can expect to see during the December show. Writing on the PlayStation Blog, the platform holder has deployed a delicious list detailing some of...

News: Destiny's On-Disc DLC Locations Aren't Quite as Dastardly as You Might Think

Destiny's On-Disc DLC Locations Aren't Quite as Dastardly as You Might Think

Chop shop?

There's been a lot of noise made about Destiny's DLC locations, some of which can be accessed through glitching in the base game. Although there's not much to see in these environments, many players have expressed anger that they can be found in the first place, suggesting content has been taken from the title so that it can be released...

Push Scare: Why You Should Brave Outlast on PS4 This Hallowe'en

Why You Should Brave Outlast on PS4 This Hallowe'en

Voyeur violence

Are you looking for a scary, thrilling, and extremely gory game to play this Hallowe’en? Do you want to scream, cry, and laugh in the face of fear? Outlast on the PlayStation 4 can offer you all of these things and more, all from the comfort of one very chilling, dark, and gloomy asylum. This game tosses you into a mental health...

News: Yoshida: DriveClub: PS Plus Edition Delayed on PS4 Until Further Notice

Yoshida: DriveClub: PS Plus Edition Delayed on PS4 Until Further Notice

Plus, grovelling

You know that things have turned sour with your game when Shuhei Yoshida, the president of Sony Worldwide Studios, has to provide an update on it. This is the second time that PlayStation’s most popular executive has had to comment on the state of DriveClub, but considering that three weeks have passed with the most mi

News: Sharpen That Blade, You're Going Hunting in Shadow of Mordor's Next DLC

Sharpen That Blade, You're Going Hunting in Shadow of Mordor's Next DLC

The bigger they are

By now, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor has won over the hearts and minds of many a player, so we suppose that it's the perfect time to reveal the title's latest slice of downloadable content, Lord of the Hunt. Promising hours of new story content, the DLC missions will see you team up with eager dwarf Torvin, as you hunt down...

News: Have No Fear, The Order: 1886's Gameplay Demo Is 'Ancient'

Have No Fear, The Order: 1886's Gameplay Demo Is 'Ancient'

Wipe away that dust

It may have been somewhat obvious, but that gameplay demo of The Order: 1886 that we see pop up every time Sony wants to show off the game is "ancient", according to Ready at Dawn CTO Andrea Pessino. Kindly translated by DualShockers.com, a tweet from the aforementioned developer states that "it’s an “ancient” build...

News: Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires Marches an Army onto PS4 and PS3 Sooner Than You Think

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires Marches an Army onto PS4 and PS3 Sooner Than You Think

Tactical

It's getting to the point where we can't blame people for saying that there are too many Warriors titles flooding the market. 2014 itself has had an abundance of the things, and now, just when things appeared to be quiet after the release of the superb Samurai Warriors 4, publisher Koei Tecmo has gone ahead and announced that tactically...