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News: Start Your NBA 2K17 Career for Free on PS4

Start Your NBA 2K17 Career for Free on PS4

Announce Alex Hunter

Can't wait to build your character and hit the court in NBA 2K17's career mode? Well, you'll be able to get started prior to the game's launch, with a free Prelude download kicking things off from 9th September. Available from the PlayStation Store, the client will allow you to experience the opening exchanges of the campaign...

News: Resident Evil 7 Breaks PS4 Demo Records

Resident Evil 7 Breaks PS4 Demo Records

Giving other games the finger

Resident Evil 7's self-contained demo experience Beginning Hour has set the record for PlayStation 4 demo downloads in North America, becoming the most coveted slice of sampler content in its first week of release. There are a lot of stipulations here, so we're going to attempt that sentence again: more people in...

News: Try Metro: Redux Before You Buy on PS4

Try Metro: Redux Before You Buy on PS4

Off the rails

You won't even need a ticket to take a tour of 4A Games' post-apocalyptic PlayStation 4 compilation Metro: Redux, as the developer has deployed two hearty demos on the PlayStation Store today. Available in North America and Europe, the generous downloads will enable you to play the first nine chapters of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last...

News: Don't Worry, You'll Be Able to Play Some of Yakuza Ishin

Don't Worry, You'll Be Able to Play Some of Yakuza Ishin

Japanese demo striking out soon

Anyone with an ounce of sense knows that a Japanese PlayStation Network account is virtually mandatory if you want to test out some exotic software. And while it’s still unclear whether Yakuza Ishin will actually make its way overseas, at least you’ll be able to use your abovementioned alternate login to play the...

News: Take Control of Beyond: Two Souls' Demo Next Month

Take Control of Beyond: Two Souls' Demo Next Month

Turn the Page

Assuming that you’re still not sold on Quantic Dream’s upcoming PlayStation 3 opus Beyond: Two Souls, you’ll be able to step into the shoes of protagonist Jodie Holmes next month. Sony has announced that it will be deploying a demo for the Parisian developer’s current-gen swansong, which will allow you to sample two full...

GamesCom 2013: FIFA 14 Demo Kicks Off on 10th September

FIFA 14 Demo Kicks Off on 10th September

Top of the league

You’ll be able to test out FIFA 14’s improved footwork from 10th September in North America and 11th September in Europe, when a demo for the upcoming soccer simulation is set to launch on the PlayStation Network. The full game’s due out a couple of weeks later on the PlayStation 3, and at launch on the PlayStation 4. Those...

News: A Whopping 1.3 Million Players Floored Gran Turismo 6's Demo

A Whopping 1.3 Million Players Floored Gran Turismo 6's Demo

Racing in circles

An incredible 1.3 million players strapped themselves into Gran Turismo 6’s recent demo, which also doubled as part of the qualifying process for this year’s GT Academy competition. With the time trials all wrapped up, those budding speedsters that topped the leaderboards will now be drifting into the regional finals, where...

Video: Watch Us Put the Pedal to the Metal in Gran Turismo 6

Watch Us Put the Pedal to the Metal in Gran Turismo 6

Rolling start

Gran Turismo 6’s refreshingly early demo strapped itself into the PlayStation Store today, and we persuaded video boffin Rory Cocker to don his best leather gloves and take the title for a test drive. The gameplay teaser – which is available as part of the annual GT Academy competition – allows you to sample a handful of courses...