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News: Share Your Resident Evil Memories to S.T.A.R. in an Upcoming Capcom Game

Share Your Resident Evil Memories to S.T.A.R. in an Upcoming Capcom Game

Pick your braaains

While the franchise may have infected other platforms, the PlayStation will always represent Resident Evil's true home. New fan or old, we're sure that you have plenty of fond memories that have kept you up at night. And Capcom UK would like you to share your terrifying experiences to stand a chance of winning a cameo in an...

News: SEGA's Yakuza Series Started Life As a Gangster Inspired Gamble

SEGA's Yakuza Series Started Life As a Gangster Inspired Gamble

Rolling the dice

While it may not get localised with much regularity anymore, the Yakuza franchise is one of the bigger brands in Japan at the time of writing. However, it took a big risk on SEGA’s part to reap those long-term rewards, as the series initially started life as little more than a good intentioned gamble on the legendary publisher’s...

Store Update: 18th February 2014 (North America)

18th February 2014 (North America)

Hiryu go

Double Helix’s anticipated Strider reboot headlines another swell North American PlayStation Store update this week, which also plays host to a standalone version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’s recent Freedom Cry expansion and silly shooter Earth Defense Force 2025. Other arrivals include Gunslugs on the PlayStation Vita and

Talking Point: Who's the Cutest Couple on PlayStation?

Who's the Cutest Couple on PlayStation?

Love at first sight

Roses are red, violets are blue, and believe it or not, there’s a PlayStation couple out there for you. While you deal with the consequences of buying your significant other the wrong box of chocolates, we figured that you may appreciate a spot of escapism. And what better way to celebrate the current commercially exaggerated...

Store Update: 11th February 2014 (North America)

11th February 2014 (North America)

Lightning strikes

It’s another big week for the North American PlayStation Store, with JRPG threequel Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII leading the charge on the PlayStation 3. It’s been accompanied by a bunch of noteworthy PlayStation Vita titles, including Toukiden: The Age of Demons, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, and Llamasoft’s...

Store Update: 4th February 2014 (North America)

4th February 2014 (North America)

Cleaning up

After a somewhat slow start to the year, the North American PlayStation Store is officially back into the swing of things. The first update of February is a real wallet drainer, with the likes of Dustforce, King Oddball, and Surge Deluxe all vying for your attention. Elsewhere, PlayStation Plus members will be able to obtain Outlast for...

Store Update: 29th January 2014 (Europe)

29th January 2014 (Europe)

Pick 'n' mix

Much like its North American companion, the most noteworthy addition in this week's European PlayStation Store update is Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition. It’s not exactly travelling alone, though, with Tecmo Koei’s gigantic Toukiden demo and the colossal Curve Studios mega bundle coming along for the ride. We should probably point...

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...