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News: Wookie Here! Star Wars: Battlefront Blasts onto PS4 Next Holiday

Wookie Here! Star Wars: Battlefront Blasts onto PS4 Next Holiday

Vader go

Battlefield developer DICE’s long-awaited Star Wars: Battlefront reboot will steer its X-Wing onto the PlayStation 4 next holiday, publisher EA Games has announced. The company declared the tidbit on Twitter, shortly after Australian gaffer Andrew Wilson shared the news with investors as part of a financial meeting. Apparently, everyone...

News: Primal Carnage: Extinction Will Be the PS4's First Dinosaur Battle Sim

Primal Carnage: Extinction Will Be the PS4's First Dinosaur Battle Sim

Dinophwoar

What if Evolve had real dinosaurs instead of maniacal made-up monsters? It's a question that has plagued scientists and philosophers since the dawn of humankind, and one that indie developer Circle 5 Studios plans to tackle headfirst in its new human-vs dinosaur multiplayer shooter Primal Carnage: Extinction. The title, which is a...

News: Psyonix Targets the Top of the Rocket League

Psyonix Targets the Top of the Rocket League

Rocket power

What is better than football, we hear you cry? Well, football with rocket-powered cars, of course. That's the basic premise of the fast-paced, action sports game Rocket League, currently ambiguously announced for "consoles" in Spring 2015. Coming a little while after the launch of Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars,...

News: Blimey, The Last of Us Is Getting a Game of the Year Edition for PS3

Blimey, The Last of Us Is Getting a Game of the Year Edition for PS3

Third time's the charm

That's right, Naughty Dog's seminal survival horror The Last of Us is now getting the official 'Game of the Year' treatment it so sorely deserves. This new version – which is currently only confirmed for Europe – includes the original game, plus all subsequent downloadable content, and will be launching on 11th November...

News: Rebel Galaxy Deploys Dastardly Intergalactic Dogfights on PS4 in 2015

Rebel Galaxy Deploys Dastardly Intergalactic Dogfights on PS4 in 2015

The final frontier

2015 is shaping up to be the year of the space sim, with the recent announcement of Rebel Galaxy signalling the newest entry in the soon-to-be-pervasive genre. This seriously stylish title - created by a handful of the devs behind the Torchlight games - is purportedly going to flip the genre on its head by speeding up its...

News: OlliOlli 2 Brings Skateboarding Shenanigans to PS4 and Vita in 2015

OlliOlli 2 Brings Skateboarding Shenanigans to PS4 and Vita in 2015

This is not a drill

OlliOlli is one of the PlayStation Vita's hidden gems; a game so infectiously addictive that it should probably be outlawed. So with this in mind, we're delighted - if slightly concerned - to report that the indie darling will be receiving a sequel. Set to launch on PlayStation 4 and Vita in March 2015, the game is officially...

News: Forget P.T., Project Scissors Will Scare You Silly on Vita in 2015

Forget P.T., Project Scissors Will Scare You Silly on Vita in 2015

Probably not safety scissors

If you constantly worry that the PlayStation Vita doesn't have enough survival horrors set on luxury cruise liners, never fear, as Project Scissors is set to fill that bizarrely specific niche you're inexplicably fixated on. Planned to launch in 2015, the team behind this portable game is utterly jam-packed with famous...

TGS 2014: Type-0 Companion Final Fantasy Agito Is Coming to PS Vita

Type-0 Companion Final Fantasy Agito Is Coming to PS Vita

Still no Type-0

When poor little Final Fantasy Agito was announced for smartphones and tablets, it was vastly ignored in the West, mainly because of its purpose as a prequel and companion game to the unreleased Final Fantasy Type-0. To add to the PlayStation 4 port announcement of the former PSP exclusive title, however, Square Enix has announced...

News: SteamWorld Dig's Successor Plots a Steamy Smash and Grab

SteamWorld Dig's Successor Plots a Steamy Smash and Grab

Heist to see you

Following the release of the immensely popular SteamWorld Dig on the PlayStation 4 and Vita, entertaining Swedish outfit Image & Form has been busy beavering away on the title’s natural successor: SteamWorld Heist. Don’t call this a sequel, though, as outspoken gaffer Brjann Sigurgeirsson is billing it as something much...

News: LittleBigPlanet PS Vita Recharges Its Powers with a Marvel Themed Re-Release

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita Recharges Its Powers with a Marvel Themed Re-Release

A Loki affair

Sony has recently announced a superhero themed re-release of the popular title LittleBigPlanet PS Vita, appropriately titled LittleBigPlanet PS Vita: Marvel Super Hero Edition. Aside from having a ludicrously long name, the game will be exactly the same as the charming adventure that you remember, but with a plethora of Marvel related...

News: Horror Sensation Slender: The Arrival Creeps onto PS3

Horror Sensation Slender: The Arrival Creeps onto PS3

Are you afraid of the dark?

If you haven't heard of internet horror legend Slender Man, then you've probably been living under a rock. With reaction videos all over the internet, and even Halloween outfits witnessed in this particular author's small village, we reckon that this makes the creepy tall dude more famous than the Candy Man. For the...

News: Blast the Competition in Geometry Wars3: Dimensions on PS4 and PS3

Blast the Competition in Geometry Wars3: Dimensions on PS4 and PS3

The light fantastic

If you're a Sony loyalist, it's unlikely that you've played the neon-lit arcade series Geometry Wars, which has always made Microsoft's consoles its home. But now, that's all going to change, because for the first time ever, you'll finally be able to take part in the intergalactic mayhem in Geometry Wars3: Dimensions on the...

News: Free-To-Play LittleBigPlanet Tie-In Run SackBoy! Run! is Dashing onto Vita

Free-To-Play LittleBigPlanet Tie-In Run SackBoy! Run! is Dashing onto Vita

Gotta go fast

We hope that you're ready for a little Sackboy taster before the release of LittleBigPlanet 3, because the cuddly little mascot is bringing some endless runner action the your nearest handheld. Run SackBoy! Run! is free-to-play, so there won't be much stopping you from downloading this inevitably cute adventure. You'll also be able to...

News: SRPG Mythical Legend Tears to Tiara II: Hier to the Overlord Lands on PS3

SRPG Mythical Legend Tears to Tiara II: Hier to the Overlord Lands on PS3

Hamil Smash!

For fans of Japanese titles, there are always those of myth and legend; the games everyone has heard about, but very few mortal souls have seen them with their own eyes. The strategy RPG series Tears to Tiara falls into this bracket after never being released outside it's native country — that is, until now. Skipping a generation,...

News: The Console War Continues in Vita's Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation

The Console War Continues in Vita's Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2: Sisters Generation

Meet the family

If you've just started your Gamindustri adventures in the recent release of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 for the PS Vita, you might find yourself itching to carry on through this established franchise. If you wish to continue on your handheld device, developer Idea Factory has some good news in store. Hyperdimension Neptunia...

News: Sony Attempts to Lure The Female Market with a Light Pink PS Vita

Sony Attempts to Lure The Female Market with a Light Pink PS Vita

Here come the girls

While a splurge of new PlayStation Vita titles were announced at the pre-Tokyo Game Show conference, it's clear Sony has at least one of its eyes set on luring the female demographic to make the upgrade from the now defunct PSP. To help with this feat, it's announced the upcoming release of a special light pink and white Vita —...