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Events: Replaying PSone at Play Expo 2013

Replaying PSone at Play Expo 2013

Always time for a go-a on Klonoa

Forget the smoke, smog, and stench, the most challenging aspect for an eighties or nineties arcade to recapture is the wonderful way each coin-op would bustle together to create an electric attack on your senses. The noise, the flashing lights from each blinking screen, and the buzzing of gamers towards video game...

News: iam8bit Hosting Stylish PS All-Stars Jamboree This Week

iam8bit Hosting Stylish PS All-Stars Jamboree This Week

Fire starter

Trendy video game production company iam8bit is hosting a one-night only PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale event in Los Angeles this week. Those that attend the show will be able to get their hands on the final version of SuperBot Entertainment’s mascot mash-up, as well as secure limited edition t-shirts and posters. In addition,...

News: Sony Reps Planning to Storm Anaheim, CA on 18th August

Sony Reps Planning to Storm Anaheim, CA on 18th August

Water balloons at the ready

This year marks the 4th Annual Gathering of Video Game Legends at Westwood College in Anaheim, CA. The event is free to attend and features panels, workshops and even pitch sessions, but one event (you can view a complete list here) stands out in particular: Water Balloon Trebuchet. And while Water Balloon Trebuchet...

News: Namco Bandai Bringing the Fight to Eurogamer Expo

Namco Bandai Bringing the Fight to Eurogamer Expo

Tekken Tag and Ni No Kuni Confirmed

The Eurogamer Expo, which happens to be the UK's biggest gaming festival, is just over two short months away. As the roster of playable games and events continues to expand, Namco Bandai fans have some news to celebrate, with confirmation that Tekken Tag Tournament 2 and Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch will...

News: Metal Gear Rising and ZoE HD Join Eurogamer Expo

Metal Gear Rising and ZoE HD Join Eurogamer Expo

Konami commits

Konami is bringing big guns Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, PES 2013 and Zone of the Enders HD Collection to this year's Eurogamer Expo. The host also teased another incredible announcement from Konami, so if you're a fan of the publisher and its top talent you might want to book those tickets soon. Konami's fare joins other high...

News: Play Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution at Eurogamer Expo

Play Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution at Eurogamer Expo

Hot stuff

Current Eurogamer Expo ticket holders have earned the right to feel smug this afternoon, as Square Enix has announced that both Tomb Raider and Hitman: Absolution will be playable at the London convention later this year. The additions help to inflate an already bulging line-up, including Resident Evil 6 and Assassin’s Creed III. For...

News: Play Assassin's Creed III at Eurogamer Expo

Play Assassin's Creed III at Eurogamer Expo

Go hands-on first

Assassin's Creed III will be one of the new titles on show at this year's Eurogamer Expo in London. Assassin's Creed III joins Far Cry 3, Just Dance 4 and Rocksmith in Ubisoft's line-up at the show, which runs from 27th to 30th September at London's Earl's Court. Tickets are available now and start from £9 for an afternoon...

News: Ubi Takes Rocksmith On Tour Across Europe

Ubi Takes Rocksmith On Tour Across Europe

Road trip

Now we've all forgotten about Guitar Hero, Ubisoft wants to remind Europeans about the concept of a guitar game with a Rocksmith tour across the continent later this year. The Rocksmith tour bus will take in music festivals across the UK, German, France and Sweden, among others, in its pursuit of music game dominance. Rocksmith deviates...

News: Eurogamer Expo Tickets Up for Grabs Next Week

Eurogamer Expo Tickets Up for Grabs Next Week

Fingers at the ready

Tickets for Eurogamer Expo — the biggest video games show in the UK — go on sale next week. The four-day show in London's Earls Court runs from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th September, and comes with a new partner: Virgin Media. The broadband provider will be "powering" the show, and Virgin Media customers can get...

Feature: The Push Square Launch Party

The Push Square Launch Party

Rockin' in the free world

To celebrate the triumphant relaunch of Push Square last week, our team got together in Nottingham's swanky Broadway Cinema lounge to play lots of games and share a few well-earned beers. Our UK team whiled away the night revisiting classic games. Virtua Tennis and Power Stone 2 on Dreamcast got a lot of love, with...

News: Sony Brings Vita On Tour Around the UK

Sony Brings Vita On Tour Around the UK

Get on board

Sony's Vita Rooms will be touring the United Kingdom in 2012, letting you get hands on with Vita before its 22nd February release. It all kicks off in Manchester on 13th January before taking in Glasgow, Birmingham and London. For more details check out PlayStation Access. PlayStation Brings Portable Gaming to Your Doorstep PlayStation...

News: PlayStation Vita Playable at Eurogamer Expo This Month

PlayStation Vita Playable at Eurogamer Expo This Month

We'll be there

PlayStation Vita is set to make its playable debut in the UK this month. London's Earls Court will host the console during Eurogamer Expo from 22nd to 25th September, with Sony Worldwide Studios' Michael Denny hosting a presentation about the console on Thursday. VitaGamr's editorial team will be pounding the showfloor to get hands-on...

News: 18 New Vita Games to Be Revealed at Tokyo Games Show

18 New Vita Games to Be Revealed at Tokyo Games Show

What could they be?

Mid-September heralds the arrival of Tokyo Games Show, one of the calendar's biggest annual gaming events. This year Sony's pledging to go all-out, showing off no fewer than 31 games for Vita. Only 13 games have been announced so far, leaving 18 as-yet unknown titles heading for a big reveal in two weeks' time. Here's the list of...

News: Sony Announces Plans to Live Stream E3 2011 Show

Sony Announces Plans to Live Stream E3 2011 Show

Live in your living room

Sony's E3 media briefings are normally held behind closed doors, away from the prying eyes of fans, but this year the company is opening those big doors to everyone and streaming the event live online. The official PlayStation Blog will carry a live stream of the show from its kick off on Monday 6th June at 5pm Pacific time,...

News: Ubisoft to Reveal MotionSports Adrenaline and More at E3

Ubisoft to Reveal MotionSports Adrenaline and More at E3

Mega publisher details line-up

Two weeks ago we reported that Motion Sports Adrenaline is coming to PlayStation Move, and now publisher Ubisoft has confirmed it's going to show off more of the game at its E3 media event on 6th June. The announcement carried no further details other than calling the game a "casual" title, so at this point...

News: Sony's E3 2011 Event Lasts Five Hours

Sony's E3 2011 Event Lasts Five Hours

One big party

We're under two weeks away from Sony's E3 press conference now, and those expecting a short in-and-out affair might be surprised that the event is set to last five hours. The actual announcements will likely come in the initial 'media briefing', expected to last an hour and a half or so, with a mysterious 'special event' following on...