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News: Activision Saves You from Spending Money on Platinum's Turtles Title

Activision Saves You from Spending Money on Platinum's Turtles Title

Spider-Man games gone, too

Activision's on a one-way mission to stop you from spending money on some of its bad licensed games. Nah, that's not entirely accurate – its licenses have run out and so it's pulling projects wholesale off the PlayStation Store. Platinum Games' dire Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan is now unavailable...

News: Destiny's Big Winter Event Blasts Off Later Today

Destiny's Big Winter Event Blasts Off Later Today

New activities, quests, and loot

Destiny's The Dawning event goes live later today, offering a slew of new content to get stuck into over the winter holidays. The Sparrow Racing League is back, complete with new tracks, Strikes are getting a new scoring system - which is sticking around even after the event is done, for your information - and...

News: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Is a Gigantic Graphical Jump Ahead of the Original Games

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Is a Gigantic Graphical Jump Ahead of the Original Games

A generational leap, you might say

We already know that Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy looks great. When the PlayStation 4 package was shown off during the PlayStation Experience last week, it actually looked way better than we ever thought it would - and that's because developer Vicarious Visions is rebuilding most of it from the ground up...

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...