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News: GameStop Signs Tequila Works, Ready at Dawn as Retailer Firms Publishing Plans

GameStop Signs Tequila Works, Ready at Dawn as Retailer Firms Publishing Plans

Time for RIME?

GameStop, the specialist US retailer, is making a move into god's honest video game publishing – and it's signing up some familiar names to help make its charge. Regular readers will already know that Insomniac Games is on board, with its underwater adventure Song of the Deep due out on the PlayStation 4 later this year. However,...

News: Mech Shooter Assault Suit Leynos Unleashes Bullet Hell on PS4 This Summer

Mech Shooter Assault Suit Leynos Unleashes Bullet Hell on PS4 This Summer

Ready for launch

Sometimes you just get the urge to turn giant bipedal mech suits into scrap metal, so it's nice to hear that the hectic Assault Suit Leynos is boosting onto PlayStation 4. Rising Star Games is bringing the 16-bit shooter to Sony's home console this summer, although no specific date has been issued just yet. Originally released on...

News: Sony Announces Studio Dedicated to Making Mobile Games

Sony Announces Studio Dedicated to Making Mobile Games

Only operating in Asia for the time being

After Sony's ill-fated PlayStation Mobile was shut down on 10th September last year, it appeared that Sony would be ditching the Android and iPhone market for a while thanks to the initiative's lack of real success. It appears not, however, as, in a press release on Sony Computer Entertainment Japan's...

News: Interactive Movie Gary the Gull Flaps to PlayStation VR

Interactive Movie Gary the Gull Flaps to PlayStation VR

Birds on the brain

Virtual reality is about more than just games, so it's nice to see Sony embrace the idea of interactive movies for PlayStation VR. Gary the Gull, a beach-based short by ex-Pixar and Bungie writer Tom Sanocki, sees you interacting with a gobby seagull using the power of the PlayStation 4's upcoming add-on. "You can respond to him...

News: Sniper Elite 4 Targets the Most Gruesome Low Blow on PS4 Yet

Sniper Elite 4 Targets the Most Gruesome Low Blow on PS4 Yet

Aim down the sights

Popular testi-kill series Sniper Elite will be bringing its brand of ball bursting action to the PlayStation 4 for a second time this year, as elite marksman Karl Fairburne returns to the trenches yet again. Sniper Elite 4 has been announced for Sony's new-gen system, and this time it will find you vanquishing fascism amid the...

News: Risk of Rain Finally Forecasted to Fall on PS4 and Vita

Risk of Rain Finally Forecasted to Fall on PS4 and Vita

Took long enough

With the fourth birthday of the PlayStation Vita as of yesterday, it would have been nice for Sony to have given some presents to owners of the neglected system, but once again, it looks like the indie scene will be picking up the slack once again with Risk of Rain, courtesy of Hopoo Games and Code Mystics. What's interesting is...

News: Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness Will Monitor PS4, Vita in the West

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness Will Monitor PS4, Vita in the West

Keeping an eye on you

We hope that you're living out your life in accordance with the state, because dystopian visual novel Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness is heading West later this year. The stylish title is based on the popular anime series, and features an original story that's set within the franchise's universe. Much like the rather...

News: Expect Corny Jokes as Farming Simulator 17 Ploughs a Path to PS4

Expect Corny Jokes as Farming Simulator 17 Ploughs a Path to PS4

Tractor factor

Duck for cover and cull the crops: Farming Simulator 17 has been announced for the PlayStation 4 – sort of. If you're a hay-ter and think that this series is a load of bull, then it's worth noting that thistle only take a minute – details are light on the ground at the moment. Focus Home Interactive has said that it'll dig up a...

News: SMITE Crash Lands on PS4 with Closed Beta in March

SMITE Crash Lands on PS4 with Closed Beta in March

A blight on your free time

The rumours were true: SMITE is officially coming to the PlayStation 4. The uber-popular MOBA will enter alpha testing on Sony's system today, with a closed beta set to follow in early March. You can register for a chance to partake in that through here. We've just booked reviewer Alex Stinton into rehab just to ensure...

News: Party Pooping Murder-'Em-Up Party Hard Is Butchering PS4 This Spring

Party Pooping Murder-'Em-Up Party Hard Is Butchering PS4 This Spring

Killer tunes

Best make like Sammy and get Sophie Ellis-Bextor on YouTube, because brutal indie Party Hard is bringing murder to the dancefloor that is your PlayStation 4 in the near future. The game sees you take control of a disgruntled neighbour who can't sleep due to bass-thumping house parties. Obviously, the only way to get a good night's...

News: Knights and Bikes Is a Stunning PS4 Game from LittleBigPlanet Devs

Knights and Bikes Is a Stunning PS4 Game from LittleBigPlanet Devs

Joust cause

Foam Sword is a new studio headed by Rex Crowle and Moo Yu - a pair of developers who first teamed up on LittleBigPlanet. Crowle went on to be the creative lead on both Tearaway and Tearaway Unfolded, while Yu has worked on the likes of Ratchet & Clank: Tools of Destruction, but now they're working together again on a project...

News: TrackMania Turbo Speeds onto PS4 in March

TrackMania Turbo Speeds onto PS4 in March

Vroom

If you love racing around in thousands of custom-made tracks at a rapid pace while driving your own customised car then you'll be excited to hear that TrackMania Turbo has been given a release date, so mark on your calendar 22nd March – the day where it all kicks off in North America. Those of you in Europe will have to wait until 25th...