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News: Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Free PlayStation VR Mode Is Worth the Bandwidth

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's Free PlayStation VR Mode Is Worth the Bandwidth

Do a barrel roll

This is a nice touch from Activision: everyone can download Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's free Jackal Assault Experience virtual reality demo from the PlayStation Store now. There's no catch either; you don't need a pre-order or a Call of Duty game in your disc drive – it's scary that we have to clarify these things, but...

Review: Skylanders: Imaginators (PS4)

Skylanders: Imaginators (PS4)

Crash bash

Ever since it was kickstarted by Mattel's U.B. Funkeys titles a decade ago, the 'toys to life' genre has become a juggernaut, raking in billions and becoming the bane of parents' wallets worldwide. Skylanders is its flagship, a colourful platforming series with a now gigantic selection of stylised action figures to import into the game...

Hands On: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Is Far More Than Its Title Suggests

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Is Far More Than Its Title Suggests

Shock and awe

What is a "remaster"? The moniker implies an older game that has been updated to adequately match the technological standards of the present day in numerous ways, such as with polished assets, minor alterations to gameplay, and so forth. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Twilight Princess HD are excellent examples, but what...

Review: Destiny: Rise of Iron (PS4)

Destiny: Rise of Iron (PS4)

Can't teach a Young Wolf new tricks

Back near the end of last year, Destiny was in dire need of a revamp. The release had stagnated to a point where many players had simply stopped coming back to Bungie's sci-fi creation, with the game's first two expansions – The Dark Below and House of Wolves – doing little to reinvigorate the title or fix its...

Podcast: Episode 14 - The PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro

Episode 14 - The PS4 Slim and PS4 Pro

And is the Iron Price right?

A fictitious prize to whoever cites both references in that sub header! Anyway, we've got another bumper episode for you this week that comes to you with improved microphone quality on my end, for once. Huzzah! This episode, we catch up on all the latest new from the PlayStation Meeting and Tokyo Game Show. Plus, we...

Poll: What Do You Think of Destiny: Rise of Iron?

What Do You Think of Destiny: Rise of Iron?

Is it hot stuff?

Ah, trusty old Destiny - a game that's pretty much the perfect fodder for a Friday poll such as this. The shooter's latest expansion, Rise of Iron, launched earlier this week on PlayStation 4, and its brand new six-player Raid is releasing later today. Judging by the amount of buzz that the DLC has generated around the 'net, it's...

News: Call of Duty's Backing PS4 Pro in a Big Way

Call of Duty's Backing PS4 Pro in a Big Way

Arms race

As predicted, Call of Duty will be one of the biggest brands supporting the PlayStation 4 Pro at launch – but Activision's really going above and beyond. As announced at last week's PlayStation Meeting 2016 press conference, both Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered will be compatible with the new...