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  • News Quantum Break Developer Remedy's Control Has PS4 Exclusive Content

    And timed exclusive content, too

    Control, the latest game from Quantum Break developer Remedy, will have PlayStation 4 exclusive content. At launch, all copies of the release will include the Astral Dive Suit costume, a Rare Player Mod (used to upgrade in-game abilities), a Rare Service Weapon Mod (used to upgrade the protagonist’s main weapon),...

  • News Control PS4 Release Date Confirmed for August 2019

    Supernatural summer

    Previously marked down for release in summer of this year, Remedy Entertainment has narrowed down the release date for its upcoming action adventure title, Control. After a leak from the Microsoft Store website seemingly revealed the date early, the developer has now confirmed when you'll be joining Jesse in The Oldest House...

  • News Control Narrows Its Release Window to the Summer

    Filling up the quiet months

    As part of its coverage with Game Informer, developer Remedy Entertainment has revealed that we should expect Control to release in the summer of 2019. This means that the game will most likely launch between the months of June and the end of August. This is potentially the very best time to launch a new IP, especially...

  • News Master Various Supernatural Abilities in Remedy's Control on PS4

    Mind over matter

    Control marks Remedy Entertainment's return to PlayStation, and fortunately, it's looking fairly promising. Playing as Jesse Faden, who assumes the top role at the Federal Bureau of Control, you'll use more than just a fancy transforming gun to fend off the mysterious alien power known as The Hiss. In the above video from Game...




  • News Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice Whispers to Retail This December

    No excuses not to play now

    Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice was one of the most emotionally challenging titles of 2017, and it’s finally getting a retail release on 4th December. Published by 505 Games on the PlayStation 4, the title will compile the full Celtic adventure on Blu-ray for the first time. Here’s what we said about the release when...




  • E3 2018 Control PS4 Gameplay Shows a Strange Supernatural Shooter

    Taking back control

    Appearing on Sony's post-conference livestream, Remedy Entertainment showed off a little more of its new PS4 game, Control. We got to see a pretty cool trailer for the game during Sony's presser, but the above video contains a brief look at gameplay, and it's looking rather interesting indeed. You play as Jesse Faden who, on the...

  • E3 2018 Remedy Pulls Back the Curtain on Control

    Assuming direct control

    Despite Sony stressing they'd be bringing only four games with them to E3 this year, it was generally accepted there'd be something more on display, even if it was just small. Not only did Sony show off a plethora of trailers during what was sort of an intermission for the people there in-person, there were some pretty big...



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    Review RAID: World War II

    Nein out of ten

    Men-on-a-mission movies set during World War II – such as Guns of the Navarone or Where Eagles Dare – that see a mismatched group of people embarking on near suicidal missions have long been inspiration for video games. RAID: World War II – a co-op multiplayer title in the vein of the Payday series – hopes to apply this...


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    Review Redout: Lightspeed Edition

    Fast and furious

    The anti-gravity racing genre may not be as popular as it once was, but that doesn’t mean developers aren’t still creating games for the genre. WipEout Omega Collection recently launched on the PlayStation 4, and while it was a fairly impressive collection, the fact that it focused squarely on the past held it back in some...


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    Review Last Day of June

    500 Days of June

    Games are often about how many people you can slaughter, and the efficiency with which you can do so. This makes death abstract – a means to an end. The more death you can cause, the more points you’ll get, and the more points you get, the more likely you are to win. Last Day of June isn't about death in the abstract. In...



  • News Last Day of June Is a PS4 Game of Love and Loss

    Murasaki Baby maker Ovosonico at the helm

    This sounds promising, doesn’t it? Murasaki Baby maker Ovosonico has announced its long-awaited next project: Last Day of June. The game – a puzzler about love and loss – has some big names attached to it, including musician and record producer Steven Wilson and Jess Cope of Frankenweenie fame. Much...

  • News Anti-Grav Racer Redout Weaves Its Way to PS4 in August

    How fast do you wanna go?

    You wait years for a good WipEout clone, and then several are scheduled to release the same year that the seminal series is making a comeback. Redout is one such anti-grav racer, and it’s set to suit up on the PlayStation 4 starting 29th August in North America and 31st August in Europe. It’ll be available...

  • News Quantum Break Dev's Next Game Confirmed for PS4

    To be published by 505 Games

    We already knew that Remedy had expanded its engine's support to the PlayStation 4, but now its next game has been confirmed for Sony's system. The Finnish developer – who's long been one of Microsoft's primary partners – is working on a title called Project 7, a cinematic third-person shooter set in "a new...




  • News The Already Gorgeous ABZU Now Has a PS4 Pro Patch

    Look and you'll sea

    As it stands, ABZU is an incredibly pretty game, but it just got even prettier for PS4 Pro owners. Turn your system on and you should be notified of a new update for the release which takes advantage of Sony's supercharged console. While details are scarce to say the least, the official patch notes mention "PlayStation 4 Pro...


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    Review Virginia

    Shoulda stayed home

    It always stings a little when you get your hopes up for a game and it disappoints you upon release. Sure, there are different tiers to this; for instance, it's hard to find a recent game that upset more people at launch than No Man's Sky. But often that initial letdown leads to hyperbole; there are titles that fall short of...

  • Hands On Trying to Solve a Mystery in Virginia

    That game you like is going to come back in style

    We recently spent some hands-on time with developer Variable State's upcoming game, Virginia. A first-person mystery title, Virginia sees players assume the role of FBI Agent Anne Tarver. As Tarver, the goal is to discover the whereabouts of a missing person: Lucas Fairfax. We had the chance to play...


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    Review Prominence Poker


    There was a point ten years ago when it felt like the popularity of poker had reached fever pitch. You couldn't turn on late night television without it appearing on more than one channel, and there always seemed to be some bloke down the pub who swore he'd made a serious chunk of change online. This rise in gambling websites left poker...

  • News Promising Supernatural Thriller Virginia Solves a Mystery on PS4 Next Month

    Lynch mob

    We're not going to lie to you: we hadn't heard of Virginia until today. But according to every article that we've read, the 505 Games published first-person thriller is one to watch – and it's coming to the PlayStation 4 starting 22nd September. As pointed out by the press release, the game's been inspired by genre-bending 90s shows like...

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    Review Assetto Corsa

    Ass-etto Corsa

    With Project CARS already in the wild and Gran Turismo Sport on the way later this year, as well as other realistic and excellent racers of their own kind in DiRT Rally and F1 2016 already out, there's plenty of variation and choice in the racing simulator market on the PlayStation 4 right now. But having garnered a hefty following...

  • Video Watch Us Ace Our Way Through Some Prominence Poker on PS4

    Card to beat

    Prominence Poker shuffled its way onto the PlayStation 4 this week, and we figured that we'd take a quick look at the free-to-play gambling sim. You can check out the archive from our livestream embedded above to see whether we were dealt a good hand – or if our chips were down.

  • News Free Multiplayer Poker RPG Coming to PS4 Next Week

    Deal with it

    Are you a shark short of a full house on your PlayStation 4? Well, you can bet on Prominence Poker finding a place in your daily gaming shuffle. Set in a gambling utopia, this free-to-play casino sim sees you create your own character and trick your way to the top of the tabletop elite. It's a high-stakes race to the top, as you work...


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    Review Adr1ft

    Space oddity

    In this reviewer's opinion, space disaster is one of the most interesting concepts in entertainment. You have the likes of Gravity, Apollo 18, and The Martian in film, Seveneves in literature, and Alien Isolation in games. Adr1ft, the debut game from developer Three One Zero, now joins the party following its PlayStation 4 release...

  • News Adr1ft Coming to PS4 This Month

    Gravity's a bitch

    Space survival sim Adr1ft is set to launch on PlayStation 4 on 15th July, according to creator Adam Orth. Although the game was designed with VR in mind – and, indeed, delayed from its original PC release to accommodate the launch of Oculus Rift – the PS4 version is yet to be confirmed for PlayStation VR when it launches in...


  • E3 2016 Indie Beauty ABZÛ Secures Release Date

    And it’s not far off

    While it didn't feature in Sony's killer E3 press conference, the gorgeous indie title, ABZU, from the art director of Journey, did release a trailer during the show. Aside from the unsurprisingly gorgeous visuals and music, the trailer brought with it something even greater: a launch date, and it's coming fairly soon - 2nd...


  • News Rocket League Races to Retail This Summer on PS4

    OMG! Nice shot!

    Remember a time before Rocket League? No, us neither. The addictive PlayStation 4 car-meets-soccer sim will take a shot at retail this summer, with 505 Games handling all of the headache-inducing distribution stuff. Imaginatively dubbed the Rocket League: Collector's Edition, the physical release will launch with the title's trio...


  • News ADR1FT Drags Out the Obligatory Clair de Lune Trailer

    A space odyssey

    It's a lovely piece of music, but Clair de Lune doesn't half get overused in this industry. ADR1FT, the space-faring sim by threeonezero, is the latest to use the heart-breaking piece, as it splices bits of gameplay with press quotes. This is for the Oculus Rift release, but it's worth remembering that the title – with, we assume,...


  • News Pixel Piracy Hops Aboard HMS PlayStation 4

    Ahoy, matey

    Quadro Delta and the team behind the 2D hit survival game Terraria recently announced the release of Pixel Piracy on the PlayStation 4 – and the boarding begins on 16th February. In the game, you control a pirate captain who recruits a bunch of savvy shipmates to help you on your adventures through the seas looting, pillaging, and...


  • News Adr1ft Lost in Space Until 2016

    Spaced out

    Remember intriguing space sim, Adr1ft? Well, you may want to forget about it for a few months. The intergalactic escapade was not only delayed until 2016 today, but there's currently no launch window for the PlayStation 4 version. The title will instead deploy day-and-date with the Oculus Rift headset, which means that you'll have to...


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    Review Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

    Cool story, bro

    Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons released to much critical acclaim around two years ago. Celebrated for its unique control scheme and touching narrative, it was a hit, and fans to this day hold it in very high regard, among peers such as Journey and Ico. Fortunately for those of you who missed it the first time around, publisher 505...







  • News UK Sales Charts: Sniper Elite III Is Your Number One with a Bullet

    On target

    EA Sports UFC is going down, down in an earlier round, as Rebellion’s oddly satisfying Sniper Elite III has cocked its rifle and pulled the trigger on the UK charts. Despite launching on next-gen and last-gen systems, the release commanded 65 per cent of sales on both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, with Sony’s latest machine...

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    Review Sniper Elite III

    Boom headshot

    It’s ironic that so soon after the release of Valiant Hearts: The Great War, another title with a very different outlook on war has stealthily marched onto the PlayStation 4. In Sniper Elite III, rather than making you think about the needless loss of life, this latest instalment in the distance shooter series asks that you revel in...

  • E3 2014 Payday 2 Runs Away with Your Money on PS4

    Everybody put your hands up

    Overkill Studios’ popular co-operative stealing simulator Payday 2 is heading to the PlayStation 4, with the freshly adopted Crimewave Edition moniker. According to Eurogamer.net, it will come bundled with “enhanced features and a stash of new content”, though it’s not entirely clear what that will entail. We...

  • E3 2014 Journey's Art Director Is Bringing New Title ABZU to PS4

    Austin Wintory providing the music

    We hope you like whimsical indie games, because this year's E3 has been full of them. Doing its best to stand out from the crowd with an underwater focus and the inclusion of numerous strange and wonderful creatures, ABZU comes to the PlayStation 4 from the mind of Journey's art director. The brilliant PS3 title's...

  • News Terraria Is Building Its Way onto PS4 Later This Year

    Build your own port

    Enjoyable sidescrolling build-'em-up Terraria will be digging its way onto the PlayStation 4 later this year, publisher 505 Games has confirmed. Although details on next-gen features are scarce, the game will be on show at E3 next week. Hopefully, the 2-D title will support some sort of cross-buy, much like the PS4 edition of...




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    Review Tiny Brains

    Tiny brains, big character

    Science: it’s a wonderful thing. Without science, we’d still be muddling through the dark ages, in a world without Facebook and instant soup. Of course, before such manmade wonders can exist, they need to be tested – and what better way is there to trial such innovations than by exploiting poor animals? Don’t call...

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    Review Terraria

    Landheld gaming

    Back when Terraria launched on the PlayStation 3, we praised its diverse collection of content and its overall depth, but felt that the title's awkward user interface and time consuming gameplay held it back from greatness in our review. On Sony's handheld, however, the game makes use of the system's touch screen – but is the new...

  • News Sniper Elite III Puts a Bullet in PS4's Unsuspecting Eye Socket

    On target

    Rebellion’s gruesome but gratifying scope-‘em-up Sniper Elite III is still on target for a 2014 release, according to a brand new trailer that the company fired online earlier today. The clip shows protagonist Karl Fairburne scouting out the ancient city of Tobruk in Libya – and putting a bullet right in the eye socket of an...

  • News Terraria Tunnels onto PS Vita This Week in Europe

    Off to work we go

    Indie side-scrolling Minecraft-esque smash Terraria is set to start digging onto the PlayStation Vita this week, publisher 505 Games has announced. The title will scoop out its bucket and spade on 11th December in Europe, with a North American release set to rise out of the procedurally generated dirt a little later on 17th...


  • News UK Sales Charts: Payday 2 Initiates a Holdup at the Top Spot

    Grand Theft Auto IV returns

    It looks like the UK market couldn’t get enough heist action last week. In addition to Starbreeze’s robbery simulator Payday 2 shooting straight to the summit of the sales charts, Grand Theft Auto IV also put in an impressive reappearance on the back of the recent Grand Theft Auto Online reveal. It’s a testament to...


  • News Ashes Cricket 2013 Rained Off Until November Due to Quality Issues

    Game was not good enough

    Much like the sport that it’s based upon, Ashes Cricket 2013 will be standing around in its whites for a few more months. 505 Games has decided to hold back the sleepy simulator until November, due to the title not meeting quality expectations. It will now deploy alongside the second Ashes series, which is set to be played...


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    Review Terraria

    Building blocks

    Terraria is a strange title. Its 2D world suggests simple fun when compared to the gritty realism that most games portray, while its quirky styling and audio lead to an often comedic atmosphere. Don’t be fooled by the aesthetics, though – this is a release that demands your time and effort if you want to get the most out of it...



  • News Terraria's Trudging onto PlayStation Vita This Summer

    Tunnelling onto a new home

    Add another indie hit to the PlayStation Vita’s release schedule, as just like previously rumoured, Terraria is digging onto the handheld later this year. The port – which launched on PlayStation 3 in North America this week – is being handled by Engine Software, a specialist in handheld conversions. There’s no...

  • News Could Terraria Be Tunnelling onto PlayStation Vita?

    Question will be addressed next week

    Popular indie sandbox title Terraria is digging onto the PlayStation 3 next week. The conversion of Re-Logic’s cult PC smash-hit will ship with a smattering of new features, including overhauled controls, new boss battles, and split-screen support. But while publisher 505 Games readies itself for the port's PS3...

  • News Sniper Elite 3 Sets Its Sights on PlayStation 4

    Sequel also firing onto PlayStation 3

    A sequel to the surprisingly satisfying long-range shooter Sniper Elite V2 will target both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 next year. The straight-firing Sniper Elite 3 will aim to capitalise on the success of its predecessor, which IGN reports went on to sell an impressive 1.1 million copies in 2012...

  • News Payday 2 Will Bleed Your Wallet Dry This Summer

    Downloadable shooter planning the perfect heist

    Bloodcurdling masks and carefully staged crime sprees will make a comeback this summer, as Overkill Software applies the finishing touches to Payday 2. The sequel to 2011’s likeable co-op heist simulator, Payday: The Heist, was formally announced earlier today, and promises some noteworthy...


  • News Terraria Digs onto PlayStation Network with New Content

    It's off to work we go

    PC indie smash hit Terraria will up sticks and arrive on the PlayStation Network in February, publisher 505 Games has announced. The creative side-scroller will come with a wealth of new content, including a full tutorial, enhanced controls, and a fresh boss battle. The re-release will also feature a throng of original...


  • News Terraria Trailer Teases New PlayStation 3 Content

    Construct a better world

    Ace indie game Terraria is taking a detour onto PlayStation 3 – and this brand new trailer proves it. The short video shows the game in action, and teases the bevy of new content being added to the console version. There’s still no release date for the downloadable title, but publisher 505 Games promises it’s “coming...


  • News Starbreeze Teams Up with 505 for Payday: The Heist 2

    On the rob

    505 Games will publish the secretive sequel to PSN shooter Payday: The Heist, developer Starbreeze has announced. The publisher will also handle the release of the Swedish outfit’s new intellectual property, P13. Starbreeze snapped up original Payday: The Heist developer Overkill Software earlier this year. We suspect the sequel will...


  • News Stuff Yourself with New Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise Trailer

    Ready, teddy, go

    We’re not sure anyone expected a Naughty Bear sequel, but considering the promise of the original game, we’re secretly glad that Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise exists. The digital download’s aiming to “deliver a dramatically enhanced experience”, and judging from the tweaks featured in this brand new trailer – it just...


  • News 505 Games Snaps Up Payday: The Heist 2

    Taking candy from a baby

    505 Games has picked up the sequel to Payday: The Heist, developer Overkill Software has announced. The studio – which itself was snagged by Starbreeze earlier in the year – revealed the news on its official website this afternoon. The company said that the deal will allow the studio to “pull off heists on a scale...


  • News Naughty Bear Strolls onto PSN This Year

    Panic in paradise

    Naughty Bear is back. After the original title seriously under delivered, we can’t say we ever expected to type those four words – but here we are, staring at a press release for Naughty Bear: Panic in Paradise. Honestly, we’re not making this up. This time the murderous soft toy is set to saunter onto the more appropriate...


  • Preview Sniper Elite V2 May Have PS3's Most Satisfying Kills

    Bang, you're dead

    As far as we’re concerned, sniper rifles have always been the most satisfying weapons in games. There’s something rewarding and morally profound about picking off an unsuspecting target from long-range distance, and the original Sniper Elite on PS2 captured that sentiment spectacularly. Since Rebellion’s original stealth...

  • News Prepare Yourself for War with Sniper Elite V2's Demo

    Pull the trigger

    Publisher 505 Games has confirmed that it will release a demo for Rebellion’s upcoming Sniper Elite V2. The short sampler will launch at some point this month ahead of the game’s full release in May. It’s unclear what the demo will include, but we’re expecting a mission or two from the final game. Remember, if you pre-order...


  • News Change History with New Sniper Elite V2 Trailer

    End this hellish war

    It’s telling that the most interesting thing about Sniper Elite V2 is its pre-order bonus, but, having said that, killing flippin' Hitler is a pretty big selling-point after all. The additional mission’s up for grabs now for all those who register interest in Rebellion’s sequel ahead of its 4th May release. Just please,...


  • News Pre-order Sniper Elite V2 for Hitler Content

    Reich for the stars

    Rebellion’s hoping the draw of rewriting history will be enough to get you to register your interest Sniper Elite V2 before release. Anyone that pre-orders a copy of the 505 Games published title will get to put a bullet in the noggin of one of the world’s greatest dictators: Adolf Hitler. The bonus level – named...


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