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GamesCom 2013: This Is What Skylanders: Swap Force Looks Like on PS4

This Is What Skylanders: Swap Force Looks Like on PS4

Nice 'n' shiny

Those pesky Disney Infinity toys may be stealing all of the headlines at the moment, but Activision’s own family friendly collectathon is not taking it lying down. Skylanders: Swap Force – which, for the first time, let’s you mix and match character parts – is due out on every platform under the sun this year, including the...

News: Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Let You Transfer Your Multiplayer Profile to PS4

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Let You Transfer Your Multiplayer Profile to PS4

You'll also be able to play as a woman

Activision’s come up with a cunning solution for the pesky next generation transition: allow you to transfer your profiles between systems. The multiplayer component of Call of Duty: Ghosts will let you move your data between the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 with ease. You won’t, however, be able to...

News: Angry Birds: Star Wars Finds the Force on PlayStation 3 and Vita

Angry Birds: Star Wars Finds the Force on PlayStation 3 and Vita

Luke Flywalker

Angry Birds: Star Wars, Rovio and LucasArts’ license to print money, is set to step away from the Pork Side of mobiles and tablets, and fly onto the PlayStation 3 and Vita this fall. The title – which popped up on Amazon overnight – will catapult its way onto a console near you on 29th October in North America and 1st November...

Review: Deadpool (PlayStation 3)

Deadpool (PlayStation 3)

Chimichangas!

Juvenile quips, over-the-top gore, fourth wall breaking referential humour, and excursions into insanity all paint the picture of the perfect Deadpool game, and in some ways this is it. You'll laugh wholeheartedly at the jokes and ridiculous scenes, but despite the excellent realisation of the character, the highly repetitive and...

News: Destiny Gameplay Demo Dropped into the Wild

Destiny Gameplay Demo Dropped into the Wild

Halo developer plots debut on PS4

Bungie’s upcoming online first-person shooter Destiny was easily one of the biggest title’s at E3 2013, making this high-definition footage of the game totally worth your attention. It’s the same sequence that was originally shown during Sony’s press conference – complete with irritating developer...

News: Call of Duty: Ghosts' New Engine Is Actually, Well, Partially Old

Call of Duty: Ghosts' New Engine Is Actually, Well, Partially Old

Teaching an old dog new tricks

Remember when Activision said that the impending Call of Duty: Ghosts would take advantage of an “all-new engine” on the PlayStation 4? It turns out that the publisher was telling porkies, as the title will merely be operating on a “significantly upgraded” version of the technology that has powered the...

News: Bungie Lays Down the Law in New Destiny Trailer, First PS4 Footage at E3

Bungie Lays Down the Law in New Destiny Trailer, First PS4 Footage at E3

King of the jungle

With publishing giant Activision providing the marketing push behind Bungie's upcoming Destiny, it comes as no surprise that every piece of exposure from here on in is going to have some considerable clout behind it. The game's latest trailer is a mix of live action and CGI, starting off with a father telling his son about "the...

Review: The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (PlayStation 3)

The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (PlayStation 3)

No signs of life

Clearly intended to cash in on the overwhelming success of the TV show and the recent critical acclaim of Telltale Games’ excellent episodic adventure, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct doesn’t so much as explode out of the gate, but, perhaps appropriately, shamble. The ‘plot’ revolves around the TV show’s troublesome...