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News: Sony Shutting the Door on PlayStation Home Next Year

Sony Shutting the Door on PlayStation Home Next Year

Eviction notice

Sony is locking the front door on PlayStation Home — and swallowing the key. The divisive virtual world, which has been in beta since the hazy days of 2008, will officially close on 31st March, 2015 in Europe. At the time of typing, there's no official word on the future of the platform in North America, but given that this was a...

Store Update: 24th September 2014 (Europe)

24th September 2014 (Europe)

Ballin'

No prizes for guessing the biggest new release on the European PlayStation Store this week – it’s FIFA 15. EA Sports’ soccer sim will deploy at various points over the coming days depending on where you live, so check your local release schedule for more information. It’s joined this week by a handful of hot arrivals, including the...

News: Sony Pulls Down the PS4's PlayStation Plus Paywall for One Weekend

Sony Pulls Down the PS4's PlayStation Plus Paywall for One Weekend

Free to play

Once upon a time, it was free to play multiplayer games on Sony’s flagship home console – but the PlayStation 4 has changed all of that. The platform holder sneakily announced during its E3 2013 press conference that you’ll need to pay in order to play its next-gen system online, and considering the popularity of PlayStation...

News: Sony's Smallest Ever System Will Play 700 Games at Launch

Sony's Smallest Ever System Will Play 700 Games at Launch

PlayStation TV tunes in from next month

Software lineups for new hardware launches are often a subject of much scrutiny, but the PlayStation TV is bucking the trend with an enormous roster of 700 or so titles available on day one. The miniscule microconsole will play a wealth of PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Portable, and PSone Classics out of the...

News: Still Want a White PS4? You'll Be Able to Get One with DriveClub

Still Want a White PS4? You'll Be Able to Get One with DriveClub

Mega bundle also set to race away with your cash

Sony’s strategy with the PlayStation 4 appears to revolve around bundling everything, so it’s no surprise to see the firm use up any remaining Glacier White models by packaging them with DriveClub. Starting from 8th October in Europe, you’ll be able to buy an icy console alongside Evolution...

Store Update: 17th September 2014 (Europe)

17th September 2014 (Europe)

What the Flock?

It’s a huge week on the PlayStation Store for fans of less high profile games. Many of you may still be busy searching for legendary loot in Destiny, but if Bungie’s next big thing didn’t tickle your fancy, why not give Anomaly 2, KickBeat, or Flockers a try? Interesting aside: Plants vs. Zombi

Store Update: 10th September 2014 (Europe)

10th September 2014 (Europe)

You look like you've seen a Ghost

Destiny’s out so we can finally stop talking about it, right? Wrong. Now that Bungie’s epic sci-fi shooter has fired its way onto physical and digital store shelves, we’re spending all of our time uncovering its secrets so that we can stuff your eyes with more articles than they can handle. Fortunately,...

Store Update: 3rd September 2014 (Europe)

3rd September 2014 (Europe)

Where the bloody hell is Minecraft PS4?

Well, it's time to take a seat and a deep breath, because we've got some bad news for all you block lovers out there. Contrary to what PlayStation France said in the early hours of the morning, Minecraft on PS4 is nowhere to be found in today's European PlayStation Store update. Still, it has to be close, and...

News: PS4 Shooter Velocity 2X Flies for Free in September PS Plus Update

PS4 Shooter Velocity 2X Flies for Free in September PS Plus Update

PS All-Stars, Joe Danger, and more up for grabs

Take a deep breath and get ready to complain: the September PlayStation Plus update has been revealed. As this author suspected, FuturLab’s hotly anticipated arcade shooter Velocity 2X will be the headline addition on the PlayStation 4, where it will be accompanied by local multiplayer minigame...

News: PS4 Faves Watch Dogs and Sniper Elite III Discounted in European PSN Sale

PS4 Faves Watch Dogs and Sniper Elite III Discounted in European PSN Sale

Count the pennies

If you’re in the market for a new PlayStation 4 game to keep you occupied while you wait patiently for Destiny’s release next month, then you may want to take note of Sony’s latest PlayStation Network sale. While there aren’t a great number of discounted next-gen releases to pick from, Watch Dogs at £39.99 with an extra 10...

News: Don't Own a PS Vita? You Must Buy This Brilliant Bundle

Don't Own a PS Vita? You Must Buy This Brilliant Bundle

Uncharted, Tearaway, and more included in the box

There’s enough doom and gloom surrounding the PlayStation Vita to make a Thomas Hardy novel look uplifting by comparison, but that doesn’t mean that the system has suddenly transformed into a waste of space. In fact, despite the negativity, we’re still enjoying the device as much as ever –...

Store Update: 20th August 2014 (Europe)

20th August 2014 (Europe)

Name's Spy, CounterSpy

It’s all espionage and beating bad guys over the head with clubs on the PlayStation 4 this week, with CounterSpy and Hotline Miami both deploying as cross-buy releases. Other new arrivals include vibrant platformer The Last Tinker: City of Colours and weedy third-person shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.

Gamescom 2014: DriveClub Special Edition Lines Up at Launch in Europe

DriveClub Special Edition Lines Up at Launch in Europe

Podium position

And we’re underway. Gamescom 2014 hasn’t technically started yet, but you didn’t think that you’d have to wait for the news to start rolling, did you? Evolution Studios has taken to the European PlayStation Blog today to announce a DriveClub special edition, which will be available at launch in the Old World from 8th October...

News: Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed Bares All on PS4 in Europe Next Year

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed Bares All on PS4 in Europe Next Year

Leaving us hanging

It's safe to say that Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed has caught our attention with its reckless stripping and bizarre plot involving sun shy vampires. While coming to the PlayStation 3 and Vita this August in North America and October in Europe, those of you in the US will need to wait until later this year to sample this...

News: This Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Trailer Is Not Safe for Work

This Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Trailer Is Not Safe for Work

You've been warned

Marvelous Entertainment’s ridiculously risqué PlayStation Vita action game Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus is bouncing its way to Europe this October. The title – which is essentially a more revealing Dynasty Warriors alternative – includes a ton of characters, online multiplayer, and some of the most inappropriate outfits...