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News: Child of Light Is a 'Playable Poem' Inspired by the 'Squaresoft Spirit'

Child of Light Is a 'Playable Poem' Inspired by the 'Squaresoft Spirit'

Solid pitch

GamesCom is not quite underway just yet, but that’s not stopped French publisher Ubisoft from popping the champagne prematurely. The company has announced Child of Light, a downloadable fairytale developed by Far Cry 3’s creative director Patrick Plourde. The title – which is employing the same technology as Rayman Origins – is...

News: Persona 4 Arena Punching Back with New Characters

Persona 4 Arena Punching Back with New Characters

Put 'em up

Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu has revealed a new version of Arc System Works' story-fuelled fighting spin-off, Persona 4 Arena. The article also disclosed details about two new fighters: Yukari Takeba and Junpei Iori from Persona 3. Yukari Takeba is equipped with a pink, angelic-looking bow and specialises in both long-range and...

News: PlayStation Vita Pets Dresses Talking Dogs in Tutus

PlayStation Vita Pets Dresses Talking Dogs in Tutus

Wag your tail and woof

We suspect that those of you yapping about the need for new PlayStation Vita games had something other than PlayStation Vita Pets in mind, but we still reckon that there’s potential in the doggy endeavour. The title – in production at EyePet Adventures developer Spiral House – riffs on the ideas originally introduced...

News: Awesomenauts Bringing More, Er, Awesome to PS4

Awesomenauts Bringing More, Er, Awesome to PS4

Crank up the boombox

Ace eighties parody Awesomenauts is bringing its brand MOBA mayhem to the PlayStation 4. The title – which deployed on the PlayStation 3 last year – sees you competing in six-player battles, levelling up your character, and unlocking new moves as you progress. According to Dutch developer Ronimo Games, the port is being...

News: Cherry Pop Pots Pool Nation FX on PlayStation 4

Cherry Pop Pots Pool Nation FX on PlayStation 4

Salford studio chalking up launch title

Following the success of Pool Nation on the PlayStation 3, Manchester-based development studio Cherry Pop is racking up an enhanced edition for the PlayStation 4. Set to deploy around the same time as the next generation console itself, Pool Nation FX promises a slew of improvements over its predecessor...

News: Basement Crawl May Be the Battiest Title on PS4 Yet

Basement Crawl May Be the Battiest Title on PS4 Yet

Bloober Team's multiplayer title looks utterly bonkers

If there’s been any criticism of the PlayStation 4, it’s that its launch lineup is a little bit familiar. Games like Killzone: Shadow Fall and inFAMOUS: Second Son may look great, but they’re not necessarily doing anything different – other than pushing unimaginable numbers of polygons,...

News: Capcom's Not Totally Against the Idea of Monster Hunter on Sony Systems

Capcom's Not Totally Against the Idea of Monster Hunter on Sony Systems

Giant killer

For many people, Monster Hunter is the series that Sony needs to save the PlayStation Vita. Despite finding success on the PlayStation Portable, publisher Capcom has been reluctant to shift the franchise to the Japanese giant’s next generation handheld, opting to back the Nintendo 3DS instead. That said, the publisher is clearly not...

News: Strider Cutting PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 Next Year

Strider Cutting PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 Next Year

No, really

Not content with resurrecting Killer Instinct for the Xbox One, Californian outfit Double Helix is also hard at work on a Strider reboot for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The revamp of the beloved Capcom action game will check all of the latest buzzwords, serving up a Metroidvania-inspired experience in a 2.5D world. Despite the...

News: Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus Crashes onto PS3 This Year

Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus Crashes onto PS3 This Year

And it's not a spin-off

Just when you thought that this year’s gigantic PlayStation 3 lineup couldn’t possibly get any bigger, Insomniac Games has announced that it’s working on a brand new title for the current generation console. Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus – which has been the subject of much teasing over the past few days –...

News: Tales of Xillia 2 Confirmed for European Release

Tales of Xillia 2 Confirmed for European Release

Should be with us next year

Tales of Xillia has been available in Japan since 2011, and will finally be unleashed in the West next month. However, the game already has a sequel in the land of the rising sun – and it's now been confirmed that it too will be making its way to European shores. The announcement was made by Namco Bandai at the Japan...