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News: Have a Bloody Good Time with the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Demo

Have a Bloody Good Time with the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Demo

A fair crack of the whip

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 is only a couple of weeks away from launching on the PlayStation 3, but starting today in North America, you'll be able to have a little taste of what's to come with a free downloadable demo. It was previously only available to those that purchased the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection,...

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: Unlock Free Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Content with PS3 Demo

Unlock Free Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Content with PS3 Demo

Dressed to impress

The best price point on the planet is the one that doesn’t exist at all, so Square Enix is going to lavish you with complimentary gifts for merely giving PlayStation 3 sequel Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII a shot. The title – which is set to hit Western shores as early as next month – is poised to receive a demo...

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...

News: Puppeteer Stages a Demo on European PlayStation Network Soon

Puppeteer Stages a Demo on European PlayStation Network Soon

Dress rehearsal

Japan Studio’s quirky PlayStation 3 platform adventure Puppeteer is set to break a leg a little earlier than expected in Europe. Those of you residing in the region will be invited to read a few lines with the cast of the side scrolling adventure “soon”, as the developer applies the finishing touches to the title’s demo...

News: The Last of Us' Demo Doesn't End Where You Think It Does

The Last of Us' Demo Doesn't End Where You Think It Does

Play a little bit more

Are you eager to play a couple of extra minutes of The Last of Us? The keen-eyed folks over at Rajman Gaming HD have uncovered an exploit in the PlayStation 3 exclusive’s recently released demo which allows you to sample an additional segment of the survival horror title. All you need to do is select ‘Restart...

News: Capcom Maximises Resident Evil: Revelations Demo on 14th May

Capcom Maximises Resident Evil: Revelations Demo on 14th May

Crawling in the dark

The claustrophobic corridors of the Queen Zenobia will come to life next week, when Capcom deploys a demo for Resident Evil: Revelations onto the PlayStation Network. Starting from 14th May in North America, you’ll be able to get to get your greasy mitts on a high-definition Jill Valentine – and shoot out some undead blubber...

News: Fuse Demo Sparks from 7th May on the PlayStation Store

Fuse Demo Sparks from 7th May on the PlayStation Store

Final countdown

Ratchet & Clank developer Insomniac Games will give you the opportunity to put its first multiformat project Fuse through its paces next week. Starting from 7th May, you’ll be able to download a demo for the title, which features single player, four-player, and split-screen co-op modes. You’ll have the chance to put all four...

News: Sony Serving Up Soul Sacrifice Demo from 16th April

Sony Serving Up Soul Sacrifice Demo from 16th April

Dissect Japan Studio's meaty blockbuster

You won’t have to enter an awkward arrangement with the underworld in order to test out Soul Sacrifice for the PlayStation Vita. Sony’s announced that it’s serving up a sizeable demo for the monster slayer from 16th April in North America and 17th April in Europe, which will allow you to trial the...

News: The Last of Us Demo Finds Company at the End of May

The Last of Us Demo Finds Company at the End of May

Early access for God of War: Ascension owners

As promised, those of you that purchase God of War: Ascension will unlock exclusive early access to The Last of Us’ single-player demo. While the exact date of the gameplay teaser’s release had been kept under wraps, developer Naughty Dog h

News: Toukiden Demo Tempting PlayStation Vita Owners in April

Toukiden Demo Tempting PlayStation Vita Owners in April

Monster mash

A demo for Tecmo Koei’s historical demon slayer Toukiden will trample Japanese PlayStation Vitas in early April, platform holder Sony announced overnight. The game – which is also in production for the PlayStation Portable – is due out this summer, and is being developed by the team behind the Dynasty Warriors series, Omega...

News: God of War: Ascension's Demo Slays the PSN on 26th February

God of War: Ascension's Demo Slays the PSN on 26th February

Blood lust

God of War: Ascension’s gruesome single-player demo will slash its way onto the PlayStation Network on 26th February in North America, the Gods have declared. European warriors will presumably have to wait until 27th February to get their gory mitts on the gameplay teaser. If you’re participating in the title’s Rise of the...