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News: This Tacky The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Is Exclusive to Japan

This Tacky The Last of Us Remastered PS4 Is Exclusive to Japan

Probably for the best

Y’know how The Last of Us Remastered tween Ellie laughs hysterically at bad jokes in Naughty Dog’s survival horror opus? Well, we’re having a similar impulse in regards to this Japan exclusive custom PlayStation 4 hardware bundle. Much like the Frozen unit, it sports a laser printed hard drive face plate rather than any...

News: You'll Be Able to Cool Off with This Fashionable Frozen PS4

You'll Be Able to Cool Off with This Fashionable Frozen PS4

Well chill

Sony's custom Glacier White PlayStation 4 may be ice cold, but Japan's latest hardware option is Frozen. This special shell sports Anna and Elsa artwork from the popular Disney movie, as well as lots of pretty snowflakes. Much like the Yakuza and Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes units from launch, this is not a completely unique console...

News: The PlayStation 4 Just Can't Catch A Break In Japan

The PlayStation 4 Just Can't Catch A Break In Japan

Outsold by the PlayStation 3, again

The PlayStation 4 is selling like cakes which are exceedingly hot in pretty much every region right now — with the notable exception of Japan, where it launched in February this year. According to the latest figures from Famitsu, Sony's latest home console is being outsold not only by the rival Nintendo Wii U,...

Matters of Import: Becoming the Ace Pilot of Your Dreams in Gundam: Extreme VS Full Boost

Becoming the Ace Pilot of Your Dreams in Gundam: Extreme VS Full Boost

Well that's just fan-Feddie-tastic

Over the course of its opening five hours, Mobile Suit Gundam: Extreme VS Full Boost had this particular Gundam-crazed author shouting and swearing worse than a generic Zeon pilot who's about to be blown to bits by an opposing Feddie protagonist. In layman's terms, this ridiculously named title plays host to an...

News: This PS4 Game Will Allow You to Expose the Underwear of Strangers

This PS4 Game Will Allow You to Expose the Underwear of Strangers

Sounds pants

Sexual assault isn’t a crime when you’re saving the world, so thank heavens for Akiba’s Trip 2. The curious underwear obsessed escapade – which was recently announced for release on the PlayStation 3 and Vita in Western territories – is receiving a PlayStation 4 port in Japan, complete with added swimwear content, enhanced...

News: Onigiri Is a Free PS4 MMORPG with an Anime Twist

Onigiri Is a Free PS4 MMORPG with an Anime Twist

And it's out next week in Japan

If you’re the type of person prone to squealing over girls equipped with cat ears and big blue eyes, then Onigiri may be right up your alley. Already available from the PlayStation Store in beta form, the PlayStation 4 MMORPG is set to launch officially on 16th April in Japan – a couple of days later than the...

News: Can You Believe That Sony Still Makes PlayStation Portables?

Can You Believe That Sony Still Makes PlayStation Portables?

Probably not for much longer, though

Sony’s first foray into the handheld space endured a premature demise in the UK and North America, but up until recently, the PlayStation Portable remained a popular option in the platform holder’s native Japan. However, with the system’s successor the PlayStation Vita emerging as an increasingly viable...

News: Neat, Japan Is Getting a Limited Edition Retail Version of rain

Neat, Japan Is Getting a Limited Edition Retail Version of rain

Please don't go away

Did you enjoy Japan Studio's melancholy masterpiece rain, but felt that the experience was entirely too digital? Then you'll be excited to hear that the game will be getting a limited edition boxed version. The previously download-only title will also come packed with a slew of extras, including four PlayStation 3 themes and...

News: PS Vita Exclusive Freedom Wars' Box Art May Require Sunglasses to Look At

PS Vita Exclusive Freedom Wars' Box Art May Require Sunglasses to Look At

Bright beasts

Who said that all games are brown and grey these days? Sony’s set to liberate vibrant PlayStation Vita exclusive Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan, and that means that firm details regarding the co-operative release are starting to trickle out of the platform holder’s penitentiary. That includes the title’s official cover art,...

News: Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Sony Liberates PS Vita Title Freedom Wars on 26th June in Japan

Prison break

Sony’s vibrant Monster Hunter-esque PlayStation Vita exclusive Freedom Wars will break free from its development shackles on 26th June in Japan, the platform holder has announced. However, the title will deploy without online multiplayer, which will be added as part of a gigantic post-release update due out sometime later in the...