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News: Could PS2 Fright-Fest Project Zero Be Spooking the European PSN?

Could PS2 Fright-Fest Project Zero Be Spooking the European PSN?

"I ain't 'fraid of no ghost"

Fan pleas to publishers for re-releases often fall on silent ears. For European admirers of the Project Zero franchise, however, there is a chance for their requests to finally be heard. Tecmo Koei asked its Twitter followers if they would like to see the series on the PlayStation Network earlier this week. The fact...

Feature: Feel All Festive with These Unforgettable PlayStation Snowscapes

Feel All Festive with These Unforgettable PlayStation Snowscapes

Ice weather for it

The weather outside is dreary, but your consoles can be so cheery. And since there’s nowhere you’d rather be, turn on your PSone, PS2, and PS3. Alright, it doesn’t quite fit, but you get the idea. Over the years, the various PlayStation platforms have played host to a veritable wonderland of snowy scenes, so to celebrate...

Feature: The Road to Gran Turismo 6

The Road to Gran Turismo 6

The evolution of the real driving simulator

Even when Polyphony Digital president Kazunori Yamauchi was working on slapstick PSone racer Motor Toon Grand Prix, the luminary had driving simulators in mind. The internally developed title, which was undeniably inspired by the success of Mario Kart, was built with a casual audience in mind, but the...

News: PlayStation Home Started Life As a Multiplayer Mode for The Getaway: Black Monday

PlayStation Home Started Life As a Multiplayer Mode for The Getaway: Black Monday

Swigging a pretend pint on PS2

Love it or loathe it, PlayStation Home is one of the most ambitious products that Sony has ever produced. The online virtual world launched in late 2008, after being revealed by former Worldwide Studios president Phil Harrison at GDC 2007. But its roots date back much further than that, as the basis of the idea was...

News: Want to Play PSone Games on PS4? Sorry, You're Gonna Need Your Old Consoles

Want to Play PSone Games on PS4? Sorry, You're Gonna Need Your Old Consoles

Starting over

If our very own Jamie O’Neill’s recent roster of retro reviews have got you frothing at the mouth over some old-school gaming, then you’re going to want to keep your classic consoles hooked up. Revealed as part of yesterday’s colossal PlayStation Blog post, Sony has stated that the PlayStation 4 will not be backward compatible...

News: PlayStation, This Is Very Much Your Life

PlayStation, This Is Very Much Your Life

For the players since 1995

If last week’s ‘Perfect Day’ commercial didn’t get you suitably hyped for the release of the PlayStation 4 next month, then this PlayStation Access video should do the trick. Dubbed ‘For the Players’, the poignant clip depicts almost two decades’ worth of PlayStation gaming from the perspective of a London...

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...

Store Update: 24th September 2013 (North America)

24th September 2013 (North America)

Spherical balls

There’s plenty of football on offer as part of this week’s North American PlayStation Store update – but not the kind that our friends over the Atlantic may expect. FIFA 14 and PES 2014: Pro Evolution Soccer are both out now, and that means that there’s nary a shoulder pad or helmet in sight. Other new additions include the...

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...

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: Sony Depicts the Visual Progression from PSone to PS4

Sony Depicts the Visual Progression from PSone to PS4

Spyro to Shadow Fall

Do you remember when games were little more than a collection of polygons and grainy textures? There’s a good chance that you grew up during the PSone era, then, which means that you’ve been lucky enough to live through the technical progression of the PlayStation brand since its very inception. For those of you that have...

Store Update: 6th August 2013 (North America)

6th August 2013 (North America)

Royal flush

This week’s North American PlayStation Store update is an absolute corker. In addition to the hotly anticipated Vanillaware brawler Dragon’s Crown, there’s also the brilliant Tales of Xillia vying for your attention. Other goodies include Ibb and Obb and new Soul Sacrifice DLC. Let's do this. Pre-Orders: NHL 14 ($59.99)