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  • News Not Bought a PS4 Yet? This The Last of Us Remastered Bundle May Tempt You

    Ellie of an entry point

    While many have been swift to criticise the PlayStation 4’s first full year on the market, we reckon that Sony’s done an admirable job of beating the content drought and keeping a steady stream of software on store shelves. Only last month it collaborated closely with Ubisoft for the release of Watch Dogs, and it still...

  • Store Update 25th June 2014 (Europe)

    Explore strange new worlds

    This week is all about adventure on the European PSN store, which is perfect for those wishing the holidays could start early before the knock out rounds of the World Cup. Will you be visiting the past with Valiant Hearts: The Great War or will you be taking a trip to the future with Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn? If a...

  • Store Update 18th June 2014 (Europe)

    On your bike

    Assuming that you like bikes, there’s a lot to get excited about in this week’s European PlayStation Store update. You’ll be able to pick between pedals or petrol in Tour de France 2014 and MotoGP 14, both of which will be available on the PS4 and PS3. Assuming that you like exercise of another kind, EA Sports UFC will also enter...

  • News Pay Tribute to Last Year's E3 with European PSN Sale

    Wallets at the ready

    With the gluttony of blockbusters set to be revealed imminently at E3 2014, it's going to be hell waiting until Christmas and beyond to actually play them. Fortunately, Sony's aiming to ease your impatience with a sizeable sale on the European PlayStation Store. This focuses on titles from last year's big show, so if you missed...

  • Store Update 4th June 2014 (Europe)

    Producing perfection

    Being a detective isn’t easy at the best of times, but we suspect that it’s a teensy bit more difficult when you’re dead. That’s the predicament that Ronan O’Connor faces in Murdered: Soul Suspect, the supernatural thriller from Square Enix. While ghosts are at the forefront of this week’s European PlayStation Store...

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April2014

  • News BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma's US Pre-Order Characters Are Paid DLC in Europe

    K.O.

    With the surprise announcement that BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma would be available on the European PlayStation Store this week, it was met with mixed emotions due to the lack of a retail release. Fans of the franchise raised concern over what would happen to the game's promotional characters, and the answer is not great. The sequel has been...

  • Store Update 23rd April 2014 (Europe)

    Stage of history

    Wacky parenting simulation Octodad: Dadliest Catch is the hottest new addition to the European PlayStation Store this week, with SoulCalibur Lost Swords and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle providing plenty of backup if you’re not into secret cephalopods. While we get on with the full list, don’t be a furtive fish, and...

  • News Stick It to the Man Is May's European PlayStation 4 Freebie

    Puppeteer, Payday 2, and more up for grabs

    Zany sticker-based side-scroller Stick It to the Man is May’s free PlayStation 4 title in Europe, platform holder Sony has announced. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s tease, the firm has unveiled the full roster of software set to be given away to PlayStation Plus members on 30th April, and Zoink’s...

  • News BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Is Attacking Europe Sooner Than You Expect

    Surprise attack

    With BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma's PlayStation 3 release in North America last month, and the announcement of its impending arrival on the Vita overseas, it's understandable why European fans of this frantic fighting franchise have been worried by the radio silence. However, you can finally put those sleepless nights to rest, as Arc...

  • Store Update 16th April 2014 (Europe)

    Still gleaming

    It’s a big week for the European PlayStation Store, with new PlayStation 4 titles Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn and Trials Fusion vying for your attention. Other highlights include EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil and The Sly Trilogy for PlayStation Vita. What are you buying? Pre-Ord

  • Store Update 9th April 2014 (Europe)

    Flyin' high

    It’s all soccer spreadsheets and spacecrafts on the European PlayStation Store this week, with Football Manager Classic 2014 and Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut being the big new additions. Other highlights include The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 and LEGO The Hobbit, while it’s also worth

  • News There Are Some Cracking Discounts in This European PSN Easter Sale

    Eggcellent

    The Easter bunny sure isn’t messing around this year, as it’s scurried out of its burrow bearing a bevy of discounted PlayStation Network best-sellers. Sony’s latest European sale is absolutely outrageous, spanning a slew of smashing PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3 savings that are sure to keep you occupied over the impending...

  • Store Update 2nd April 2014 (Europe)

    Bat attack

    It’s the Caped Crusader who’s at the heart of this week’s European PlayStation Store update, with Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition taking centre stage. The Dark Knight isn’t the only recognisable character in town, though, as Jodie Holmes from Beyond: Two Souls and Lu Bu from Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends...

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December2013

  • News PlayStation Europe Celebrates the Season with Free Winter Warmers

    Joy to the PlayStation Nation

    Don’t worry if you’ve already opened all of your presents, as there may be one more sitting in your email inbox. In order to help accelerate your seasonal spirit, Sony has sent out a slew of Christmas gifts to PlayStation Network users around Europe today. It’s not entirely clear whether everyone’s eligible...

  • News Your Wallet Will Be Lighter Once You're Done with This Huge EU PSN Sale

    It's full of stars

    We take back everything that we said about Sony’s shoddy sales, as the platform holder’s January promotion is absolutely packed to the figurative brim with noteworthy offers and discounts. Starting today and set to run throughout January, the discounts span various PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and PlayStation Portable...

  • News Sony Ends European Christmas Sale with a Real Cracker

    The Last of Us and Persona 4 Golden form your final stocking fillers

    It’s been a tepid sale at best, but Sony’s long-running ’12 Deals of Christmas’ promotion in Europe is set to finish with a flourish. The platform holder has prepared two cracking deals to get you in the seasonal spirit, bringing the price of The Last of Us

  • Store Update 18th December 2013 (Europe)

    Stretch that wallet a little wider

    As with its North American counterpart, the last official PlayStation Store update before Christmas is absolutely bursting with content. Highlights include The Walking Dead: Season Two (yes, it’s not delayed), Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition, and two new pinball games for your PlayStation 4. What do you intend...

  • News Sony: We Haven't Created an Artificial Shortage of PS4 Stock

    Jack Tretton doesn't even have a console yet

    Sony has broken virtually every system sales record in history with the PlayStation 4, but that’s not stopped some people from pondering whether it’s attempting to increase demand by holding back stock. Unsurprisingly, SCEA president Jack Tretton has rubbished such claims, stating that the...

  • News DmC: Devil May Cry Sheds Its Silver Locks for EU PS Plus Refresh

    Borderlands 2, Soul Sacrifice, and Don't Starve also up for grabs

    As the sun sets on another month, Sony is teasing the bevy of bandwidth busting PlayStation Plus content that is set to occupy your greedy hard-drive over the winter weeks. Several smash hits are set to join the Instant Game Collection in Europe imminently, with the highlight being...

  • News Rayman Legends Makes History on PS4 in Late February

    Hopefully it won't cost an arm and a leg

    It’s hard to imagine how it could possibly look any prettier, but Rayman Legends is set to wind up on the PlayStation 4 on 25th February in North America and 28th February in Europe. Nonchalantly announced during a Ubisoft investors meeting earlier in the year, the re-release will ship with suppressed...

  • Store Update 11th December 2013 (Europe)

    Bots and brains

    If you’ve already exhausted the PlayStation 4’s launch lineup, then this week’s European PlayStation Store update will come as a bit of a relief, as it includes two new titles for you to try. In addition to cross-buy exploration exclusive Doki-Doki Universe, the refresh also includes co-operative puzzle-‘em-up Tiny Brains...

  • Store Update 4th December 2013 (Europe)

    Go with the flOw

    There’s no sign of the PlayStation Store slowing down in Europe, as this week’s content refresh serves up a veritable roast feast of goodies. Highlights include flOw and Blacklight: Retribution on the PlayStation 4, Gran Turismo 6 on the PlayStation 3, and Rainbow Moon on the Vita. What are you buying? PlayStation 4: flOw...

  • News What's New on PS4? The Social Feed Has Been Switched Back On

    Connected consoles

    There’s a lot to like about the PlayStation 4, but one of its strongest assets is how social it is. Unlike the PlayStation 3, the console makes it easy to keep track of your friends – and that’s about to get a lot simpler, as Sony has switched back on the ‘What’s New’ feed. This was disabled dur

November2013

  • News Why Are Digital PS4 Games So Expensive in the UK?

    Price barrier

    Sony may have done right by consumers with regards to physical media on the PlayStation 4, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a priority on the next generation system. A quick glance at the hardware’s chassis may mean that you overlook the disc slot, while the device’s power and eject buttons are even harder to find. Figure out...

  • News Italy's PS4 Launch Event Was Way Better Than Yours

    Lights and sounds

    Hardware launch events are always enjoyable because the sense of energy among consumers is infectious – but Sony’s Italian branch opted to elevate the experience to an entirely different level in Rome overnight. As opposed to handing out t-shirts and pizza to celebrate the PlayStation 4’s release, the platform holder...

  • News Wow, These PS4 Queues in Berlin Are Absolutely Insane

    Lining up for the launch lineup

    You may have heard people refer to Europe as ‘Sony Land’ in the past, but what does that actually mean? Well, this video of a PlayStation 4 midnight launch event in Berlin should give you a good idea, as it takes one amateur cameraman almost four minutes to sprint from the back of the line to the front. It’s the...

  • Out Today PS4 Provides the Best Place to Play in Europe

    The console cometh

    We’re not sure we can come up with any different ways to say that the PlayStation 4 has launched. Regular readers will know that we’ve already typed a dozen articles pertaining to the release of Sony’s next generation console in November alone, so hopefully you’ll forgive us a basic block of text as we’re creatively...

  • Live Watch the European PS4 Launch Livestream Right Here

    Live from London

    Time zones mean that the PlayStation 4 has already launched in parts of Europe, but there’s still a little while to go before the console officially deploys in the UK. In order to keep abreast of the action, PlayStation Access is running a stream live from Covent Garden in London, where frozen fans are being polled about their...

  • News Plenty More on the Horizon for PS4, System to Avoid Drought

    The Devil makes work for idle thumbs

    Sony may have been criticised for the PlayStation 4’s light launch lineup, but Fergal Gara isn’t concerned about the future at all. The executive, who fronts the British arm of the Japanese giant’s gaming business, has been chatting ahead of tonight’s European release – and says that there are some...

  • News Sony: We Are Expecting Record Sales for the PS4 in Europe

    Player power

    While those of you in North America merrily fill your faces with Thanksgiving turkey, the majority of Europe is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the PlayStation 4. The next generation console may be old news by now in the Land of the Free, but the platform is poised to deploy in the Old World imminently. And writing on the PlayStation...

  • News Blacklight: Retribution and flOw Delayed for European PS4 Launch

    There will be retribution, just not quite yet

    Yesterday we reported on the European launch lineup for the PlayStation 4, and we think that it's safe to say that the impressive list of games will be keeping you busy for quite a while. However, the observant among you may have noticed that two previously announced launch titles were curiously absent...

  • News What Does the PS4's European Launch Lineup Look Like?

    Well, it's quite big

    We’ve barely recovered from the PlayStation 4’s previous launch, but we’re grudgingly prepared to do it all over again. As the butterflies in your bellies will no doubt corroborate, Sony’s next generation console is due out in Europe this week – and the platform holder has deployed the device’s full list of launch...

  • News Waiting for the European PS4 Launch? You'll Be Able to Grab Firmware v1.51 Soon

    Power patches

    There’s a good chance that the PlayStation Network will keel over again this week, as the PlayStation 4 deploys across parts of Europe. In order to avoid launch day disappointment, you may want to consider downloading the system’s latest firmware update prior to the platform’s release this Friday. According to SCEE community...

  • News Are You in Europe? Don't Worry, PS4 Is Right Around the Corner

    Let's do this again

    It’s been a mad month so far with the North American launch of the PlayStation 4 – but it sure isn’t over yet. While we’ve had a week or so to calm down as the lucky folks in the Land of the Free get to grips with the next generation console, we’re psyching ourselves for round two, as the system readies itself for...

  • Out Today Tearaway Rips into Retail Outlets Around the World

    Crafty classic

    Media Molecule has pulled the wrapping off PlayStation Vita exclusive Tearaway today – and with the vast majority of you lusting over the PlayStation 4, we figured that you may appreciate the reminder. The title sees you take control of a miniature messenger named Iota or Atoi, who’s tasked with transporting a top-secret note...

  • News Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster Dries Its Eyes Until March

    Busy playing blitzball

    Japan may be psyching itself for a festive return to Spira, but the long overdue Final Fantasy X|X-2 HD Remaster will not deploy in Europe until 21st March. The PlayStation 3 remake – which was announced right around the time of the Ice Age – collates Square Enix’s popular PlayStation 2 role-playing games, and spruces...

  • News European PS4 TV Commercial Takes You on a Tour

    The best place to play

    Hadouken Cabs weren’t messing around when they promised that their taxi service knocks the competition out. While last week’s teaser trailer for the fictional cab firm hasn’t culminated with a shiny new Street Fighter announcement, Sony’s primary European PlayStation 4 television campaign is still pretty cool...

  • News PS4 Shooter Resogun Reloads in Gigantic European PS Plus Update

    GRID 2, Sonic Racing, and more up for grabs

    And so it begins. Next month’s European PlayStation Plus update includes the very first batch of PlayStation 4 content, with Housemarque’s delicious shoot-‘em-up Resogun and Compulsion Games’ intriguing puzzle platformer Contrast available for free for subscribers. They’re just two of an enormous...

  • News Pledge Your Position Among the Players with PlayStation 4

    This is for you

    Greatness may be right around the corner in North America, but Sony still has three weeks to fill until the PlayStation 4 deploys in Europe. It’s counting down to the system’s 29th November release date with a new marketing initiative, which encourages you to share what type of player you are on Facebook and

  • Store Update 6th November 2013 (Europe)

    Take your pick

    Call of Duty: Ghosts is the headline addition in this week’s European PlayStation Store update, but it’s accompanied by a cavalcade of smaller digital downloads. Vying for your attention are CastleStorm, Final Exam, and many more. Also worthy of note is Oddworld: The OddBoxx, which bundles four games for £15.99.

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