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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...

News: Dead Space 3's Demo Has Been Dismembered Two Million Times

Dead Space 3's Demo Has Been Dismembered Two Million Times

Must be something in the air

It looks like that blast of Phil Collins has done the trick for Dead Space 3. Chuffed publisher EA Games has announced that the title’s recently released demo has already been downloaded by almost two million people across multiple platforms, which represents a ten per cent increase over

News: Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Demo Sneaks onto PS Plus

Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time Demo Sneaks onto PS Plus

Not a sound

Living up to its namesake with perfect precision, a demo for Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time has sneaked onto the North American PlayStation Store. It’s actually been there for much of the week, but in true ninja fashion, we’ve only just spotted it. You’ll need to be a PlayStation Plus subscriber to download the sampler, though we’re...

News: God of War: Ascension Gifts Early Access to The Last of Us' Demo

God of War: Ascension Gifts Early Access to The Last of Us' Demo

Let the bodies hit the floor

Sony’s dialling up the death count to absurd proportions this March, by including early admission to The Last of Us’ gameplay demo with copies of the upcoming God of War: Ascension. Those of you with strong enough stomachs will be able to access the bloodshed courtesy of an icon included on the prequel’s main menu...

News: God of War: Ascension's Single-Player Demo Rages in February

God of War: Ascension's Single-Player Demo Rages in February

Off the chain

With the excellent multiplayer beta racing to a brutal climax, Sony is finally starting to focus its attention on God of War: Ascension’s hotly anticipated solo campaign. But while yesterday’s brief teaser trailer provided us with our very first taste of some of the title’s set-pieces, the publisher is promising that there’s...

News: Metal Gear Rising Demo Serves Sweet Revengeance Next Week

Metal Gear Rising Demo Serves Sweet Revengeance Next Week

A cut above

The long awaited demo for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will finally chop the PlayStation Network into tiny little pieces on 22nd January, developer Platinum Games has announced. It’s the same gameplay teaser that was originally included with copies of the Zone of the Enders HD Collection last year. You can read our thoughts on the...

News: Dead Space 3 Demo Deploys the Horror from 22nd January

Dead Space 3 Demo Deploys the Horror from 22nd January

Death by dismemberment

A playable demo for Visceral Games’ upcoming space horror sequel Dead Space 3 will crawl onto the PlayStation Network from 22nd January, publisher EA Games has announced. The short sampler will allow you to get a taste for the title’s controversial co-op mode, thrusting you “into deep space terror unwilling hero –...

News: Metal Gear Rising Readies Its Revengeance Next Month

Metal Gear Rising Readies Its Revengeance Next Month

Holding out for a hero

A super stylish demo for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance will chop the PlayStation Network into pieces next month, publisher Konami has announced. The swashbuckling short is the same snippet that was included with copies of the Zone of the Enders HD Collection in November. The demo is already available in Japan, but is...

News: Ni No Kuni Demo Travels to North American PSN This Week

Ni No Kuni Demo Travels to North American PSN This Week

Ocean drive

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will endeavour to warm your cockles this week, when a demo for the delightful PlayStation 3 exclusive boards the North American PlayStation Store. The gameplay teaser was confirmed as part of a PlayStation Blog post, but there’s no word on whether the sampler will sail to European shores. We’ve...

News: SEGA Punches a Yakuza 5 Demo onto the PSN Next Week

SEGA Punches a Yakuza 5 Demo onto the PSN Next Week

Heat action

Kazuma Kiryu and crew will spring back into life next week, when a demo for Yakuza 5 fights its way onto the Japanese PlayStation Store. The playable teaser – set for release on 27th November – will allow you to sample the game’s opening moments, letting you roam the streets of Fukuoka as the aforementioned Dragon of Dojima. The...

News: Devil May Cry Demo Destroys PlayStation 3 Next Week

Devil May Cry Demo Destroys PlayStation 3 Next Week

Soul crushing

Devil May Cry fans will be able to throw yet another hissy fit next week, when a demo for Ninja Theory’s conflicted reboot slashes its way onto the PlayStation Store. Frustrated followers will be able to flip over Dante’s hair colour on 20th November in North America, and 21st November in Europe. We can confirm that punching your...

News: God of War Demo Ascends Alongside Total Recall Blu-ray

God of War Demo Ascends Alongside Total Recall Blu-ray

Cross marketing

Those of you that snap up the Director’s Cut edition of Total Recall on Blu-ray will be invited to play the epic God of War: Ascension single-player demo from E3 earlier this year. The movie itself will feature 20 minutes of bonus footage not shown in theatres, in addition to an alternate ending and over 1.5 hours of special...

News: 2K Games Deploys XCOM: Enemy Unknown Demo Today

2K Games Deploys XCOM: Enemy Unknown Demo Today

Brains in gear

Those of you with an eye for the intricacies of futuristic warfare may be excited to learn that a demo for XCOM: Enemy Unknown is poised to arrive on the PlayStation Network in North America later today. European tacticians will have an extra 24 hours to swot up on Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, when the playable teaser targets overseas...

News: Metal Gear Rising Demo Includes Free Copy of ZoE HD

Metal Gear Rising Demo Includes Free Copy of ZoE HD

Couldn't resist

We know it’s the oldest “joke” in the book, but we still remember when people purchased the original Zone of the Enders just to play the demo for Metal Gear Solid 2. As such, it’s funny that the visually re-mastered Zone of the Enders HD still can’t seem to escape from the shadow of Kojima Productions’ other more popular...

News: A Ridiculous Amount of People Have Played FIFA 13's Demo

A Ridiculous Amount of People Have Played FIFA 13's Demo

Back of the net

If you live in North America, you might be shielded from the popularity of football (or soccer as it’s more commonly known on your shores) – but make no mistake, it’s a religion in some parts of the world. That’s evidenced by the sheer amount of gamers that hurried to download FIFA 13’s demo, which released on PSN earlier...

News: FIFA 13 Demo Dribbles onto the PlayStation Store This Week

FIFA 13 Demo Dribbles onto the PlayStation Store This Week

Annual obsession

England’s World Cup qualifier against Ukraine isn’t the only noteworthy football-related event set to take place tomorrow evening – publisher EA Games has also announced that it will be launching a FIFA 13 demo on the PlayStation Store between 22:00PM and 02:00AM UK time. The demo will include AC Milan, Arsenal, Borussia...

News: Become Entranced With Dyad's PSN Demo

Become Entranced With Dyad's PSN Demo

Dig out your tie-dyes and lava lamps

Get into the groove with ][ Games' latest psychedelic experience, Dyad, now available to try for yourself on the PSN store. The first five levels will be accessible during the demo, but be careful, you might just get hooked. The PlayStation Plus discount for the game will also be continuing this week, so grab it...

News: Prepare Yourself for War with Sniper Elite V2's Demo

Prepare Yourself for War with Sniper Elite V2's Demo

Pull the trigger

Publisher 505 Games has confirmed that it will release a demo for Rebellion’s upcoming Sniper Elite V2. The short sampler will launch at some point this month ahead of the game’s full release in May. It’s unclear what the demo will include, but we’re expecting a mission or two from the final game. Remember, if you pre-order...

News: Yakuza: Black Panther 2 Demo Drops in Japan

Yakuza: Black Panther 2 Demo Drops in Japan

Like a dragon

SEGA’s released a demo for Yakuza’s second PlayStation Portable spin-off, Yakuza: Black Panther 2, in Japan. The demo, which is exclusive to Famitsu for the time being, features four components, including a sample of the game’s story mode, a chunk of hub-world Osaka to explore, a battle tutorial and a taste of the game’s...

News: Embrace the Cold with SSX Demo Next Week

Embrace the Cold with SSX Demo Next Week

Brrrrr

SSX creative director, Todd Batty, has revealed that a demo for the divisive snowboarding reboot will drop onto the PlayStation Store next week. Download the taster and you’ll get to sample four events as character Zoe. Encourage a friend to check out the demo and you’ll also unlock access to a second character called Mac. The full...