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News: Can't Wait to Play a PS4? There Could Be a Demo Kiosk Near You

Can't Wait to Play a PS4? There Could Be a Demo Kiosk Near You

Start making plans

After an eternity of build-up, the PlayStation 4 is now approaching faster than a bullet train. In less than a month, you’ll be able to wrap your eager fingers around the DualShock 4 and settle down for some serious next generation gaming. If you need some sustenance to get you over the finish line, though, Sony has announced...

Store Update: 15th October 2013 (North America)

15th October 2013 (North America)

Knack attack

This week’s North American PlayStation Store update isn’t the biggest from a new content perspective, but there are still a few noteworthy additions. As pointed out earlier, you can now pre-order both Knack and Warframe for the PlayStation 4 via your current generation console. Other highlights include the digital version of God of...

News: Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Collector's Edition Is Battling Its Way to North America Next Year

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Collector's Edition Is Battling Its Way to North America Next Year

Get your wallets ready

Last month, Namco Bandai released a brand new trailer for its upcoming HD compilation of classic titles Tales of Symphonia and its successor, Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World. The collection is being released to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the series. The company has revealed that there will be a special...

News: Sony's First PS4 Commercial Aims to Keep You Hanging On Until Launch

Sony's First PS4 Commercial Aims to Keep You Hanging On Until Launch

You're going to reap just what you sow

We’re exactly a month away from the PlayStation 4’s launch in North America, so it’s time for Sony to kick the marketing wheels into motion. It may have sold out of pre-orders earlier in the year, but awareness is pivotal to the success of any product – and the platform holder intends to generate that...

Store Update: 8th October 2013 (North America)

8th October 2013 (North America)

A real stinker

Excuse the misleading sub headline – this is actually an excellent North American PlayStation Store update. Instead, we’re referring to the release of Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion, which promises a “fart-filled romp” where “fun-loving Orcs battle pollution loving Humans in a humorous fantasy setting”. Hmm. Less smelly...

Store Update: 1st October 2013 (North America)

1st October 2013 (North America)

Overcast edition

Prop up your umbrellas, because this week’s North American PlayStation Store update features a drizzling of new content. First and foremost is Rain, the quirky stealth adventure from Japan Studio. It’s joined by Flashback, the modern day remake of Paul Cuisset’s classic, and the awkwardly dubbed Die! Die! Die!. Are you ready...

News: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Cuts NA PS Plus

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Cuts NA PS Plus

Shadow of the Colossus, Hotline Miami, and more along for the ride

With the sun setting on September, Sony has pulled back the curtain on its major Instant Game Collection additions for October in North America. PlayStation Plus subscribers can look forward to scooping some serious loot in Big Huge Games’ underrated Kingdoms of Amalur:...

News: Sony Teams Up with Taco Bell for Tasty PS4 Promotion

Sony Teams Up with Taco Bell for Tasty PS4 Promotion

Obesity awaits

Last year, Sony encouraged you to fill your face with cheesy gorditas in order to win a truck full of PlayStation Vitas – and now it appears to be running a similar promotion with Taco Bell for the PlayStation 4. The on-the-button folks over at NeoGAF spotted the embedded image, which shows a poster for the initiative and a ‘Gre

TGS 2013: Sony Surprised by Strong Western Response to PS Vita TV

Sony Surprised by Strong Western Response to PS Vita TV

Sending the right signals

The recently announced PS Vita TV may be a bit of an unusual gizmo, but it’s quickly becoming a desirable product for PlayStation fans. The miniscule machine includes the full PlayStation Vita operating system, but outputs to a television, allowing you to watch movies, enjoy select portable games on your plasma screen,...

Store Update: 17th September 2013 (North America)

17th September 2013 (North America)

Three's a crowd

The entire industry has gone on holiday in order to give you ample opportunity to play Grand Theft Auto V. Granted, there are a couple of new releases available as part of this week’s North American PlayStation Store update – Hot Wheels: World’s Best Driver, anyone? – but, let's be honest, there’s only really one game that...

Out Today: Grand Theft Auto V Hot-Wires Retail Around the Globe

Grand Theft Auto V Hot-Wires Retail Around the Globe

Five's the magic number

It feels like an eternity since Grand Theft Auto V was first announced on 25th October all the way back in 2011. The title was revealed in familiar Rockstar Games fashion, with a single unexpected Tweet effectively bringing the Internet to its knees. That initial tease was followed by a mysterious trailer a week later, and...

Store Update: 3rd September 2013 (North America)

3rd September 2013 (North America)

Ultimate edition

We hope that you like video games, because this week’s North American PlayStation Store update is practically bursting with new releases. In addition to a bucket load of pre-orders, fresh arrivals include Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, Diablo III, and Rayman Legends. Elsewhere, Starbreeze’s critically acclaimed...

Store Update: 27th August 2013 (North America)

27th August 2013 (North America)

Games galore

There are so many new titles available as part of this week’s North American PlayStation Store update that we don’t really know where to start. In addition to a cavalcade of fresh retail releases – including Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Lost Planet 3, and Killer Is Dead – there are also some smaller titles vying for your...

News: July NPD: NCAA Football 14 Scores a Touchdown, Physical Sales Body Checked

July NPD: NCAA Football 14 Scores a Touchdown, Physical Sales Body Checked

Sony numbers still a secret

As has become a recurring trend for these NPD sales reports, the physical arm of the North American games industry declined yet again in July. The market as a whole dropped by 19 per cent year-over-year, with hardware specifically facing a 34 per cent decrease from $150.9 million in 2012 to just $99.4 million last...

Store Update: 13th August 2013 (North America)

13th August 2013 (North America)

Empty your pockets

This week’s North American PlayStation Store update is absolutely gigantic, spanning more content than you could possibly ever afford. New titles include Payday 2, Open Me, and DuckTales: Remastered. Speaking of which, you’ll need to be Scrooge McDuck to afford the PlayStation Vita port of Fruit Ninja, which is selling for a...