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News: What If Infographics Formed the World of a Puzzle Platformer?

What If Infographics Formed the World of a Puzzle Platformer?

Hopping through stats and shapes

Metrico, a brand new PlayStation Vita exclusive from Digital Dreams, understands that infographics are awesome. As such, it’s a full puzzle platform game built around the art of such statistics sheets. While specific gameplay details are being kept under wraps, you can expect to clamber your way through a series of...

News: Battlefield 4 Footage Shows Its Bright Eyes, Gets a Little Bit Terrified

Battlefield 4 Footage Shows Its Bright Eyes, Gets a Little Bit Terrified

Living in a powder keg and giving off sparks

The last thing we expected from Battlefield 4’s first trailer was a blast of Bonnie Tyler, but that’s exactly how this 17 minute gameplay demo opens. Lead protagonist Recker finds himself trapped inside a sinking vehicle with three of his squadmates – sadly, one of them has to be sacrificed in...

News: Blacklight: Retribution Fires onto PlayStation 4 for Free

Blacklight: Retribution Fires onto PlayStation 4 for Free

First-person shooter targeting Sony's next generation system

Sony may not have attached a price to the PlayStation 4, but you won’t need to worry about opening your wallet for Blacklight: Retribution – the first-person shooter was announced as a free download for the next generation platform at GDC overnight. Like its PC counterpart, the title...

News: Indie Hit Limbo Lurches onto PlayStation Vita

Indie Hit Limbo Lurches onto PlayStation Vita

Bump in the night

Arachnophobes beware: Playdead’s macabre puzzle platformer Limbo is creepy-crawling its way onto the PlayStation Vita soon. IGN scored the scoop, though it failed to shed any more light on the re-release. It’s unclear whether the game will be a direct port of the PSN version, or if it will ship with additional features...

News: Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Travelling to Europe and North America

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Travelling to Europe and North America

Classics will be bundled on PS3, available separately on Vita

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster will march onto European and North American store shelves later this year, publisher Square Enix has announced. The titles will be bundled on the PlayStation 3, but will be available separately on the PlayStation Vita. Sadly, there’s no word on a...

News: Edith Finch Is The Unfinished Swan Developer Giant Sparrow's Next Game

Edith Finch Is The Unfinished Swan Developer Giant Sparrow's Next Game

Mirror, mirror

The Unfinished Swan developer Giant Sparrow has unexpectedly revealed its next project Edith Finch on its official website. The studio claims that it is in an “early phase” of production, but that it wants to “start talking about it early”. According to the post, the developer’s not confirming platforms at this stage, but we...

News: Secret Ponchos Probably Has the Best Name in PSN History

Secret Ponchos Probably Has the Best Name in PSN History

Switchblade Monkeys serving up a whip-crackin' good time

After a short spell out of the spotlight, spaghetti westerns are well and truly back in vogue. Following the recent re-reveal of Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, new studio Switchblade Monkeys has uncovered its very own venture into the rootin’ tootin’ world of the wild west, confirming the...

News: Sniper Elite 3 Sets Its Sights on PlayStation 4

Sniper Elite 3 Sets Its Sights on PlayStation 4

Sequel also firing onto PlayStation 3

A sequel to the surprisingly satisfying long-range shooter Sniper Elite V2 will target both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 next year. The straight-firing Sniper Elite 3 will aim to capitalise on the success of its predecessor, which IGN reports went on to sell an impressive 1.1 million copies in 2012...

News: Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP Brings the Console War to Vita

Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP Brings the Console War to Vita

Deploying this summer in Japan

The ongoing battle for Gamindustri and its inhabitants will make the transition to PlayStation Vita, an article in Dengeki PlayStation magazine has revealed. Siliconera reports that Hyperdimension Idol Neptunia PP will launch on 20th June in Japan, though additional details are scarce. Previous instalments in the...

News: Payday 2 Will Bleed Your Wallet Dry This Summer

Payday 2 Will Bleed Your Wallet Dry This Summer

Downloadable shooter planning the perfect heist

Bloodcurdling masks and carefully staged crime sprees will make a comeback this summer, as Overkill Software applies the finishing touches to Payday 2. The sequel to 2011’s likeable co-op heist simulator, Payday: The Heist, was formally announced earlier today, and promises some noteworthy...

News: Thomas Was Alone Finding Company on PS3 and Vita

Thomas Was Alone Finding Company on PS3 and Vita

Hello alone

Popular indie title Thomas Was Alone is making some much needed friends on PlayStation 3 and Vita this year – a fact that designer Mike Bithell is struggling to comprehend. “I made a game about rectangles and friendship in my free time,” he explained on the PlayStation Blog. “I was shocked when a community formed and people...