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Rumour: Could Max Payne Dive onto PS4?

Could Max Payne Dive onto PS4?

It's about (bullet) time

After re-releasing eight PlayStation 2 games on the PlayStation 4 last week, it seems that Sony isn't going to stop digging up old classics and giving them a new lease of life. On the ESRB website, it appears that Remedy's excellent shooter Max Payne could be one of those games being brought to the platform, with R

PSX 2015: How Good Do PS2 Games Look on the PS4?

How Good Do PS2 Games Look on the PS4?

Feast your eyes on some gameplay footage

Sony's released a slew of PlayStation 2 games on the PlayStation 4, and they've all been enhanced with Trophy support and presentation improvements. But how good do they really look? We've compiled a handful of gameplay videos posted by the PlayStation maker on its official YouTube channel so that you can get...

PSX 2015: The First PS2 Games Arrive on the PS4

The First PS2 Games Arrive on the PS4

Now you're playing with power

The first eight PlayStation 2 games are now available to purchase from the PlayStation Store. The titles – which include Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Twisted Metal: Black, and more – will set you back between $9.99 and $14.99 in North America and £7.99 and £11.99 in the UK. You can find them in the New Releases...

News: Four More PS2 Games for PS4 May Have Leaked

Four More PS2 Games for PS4 May Have Leaked

Rogue Galaxy! The Mark of Kri! War of the Monsters!

Sony may wish that it hadn't bothered bringing PlayStation 2 games to the PlayStation 4 after last night's backlash. A leaked video description spotted overnight suggested that the new-gen system's emulator would not support discs or PlayStation 3 purchases, which is expected but unfortunate...

News: No, Your PS2 Discs and PS2 Classics Won't Work on PS4

No, Your PS2 Discs and PS2 Classics Won't Work on PS4

Oh, and Dark Cloud has been leaked

A couple of weeks ago, Sony confirmed that it's going to be implementing PlayStation 2 emulation on the PlayStation 4, allowing you to replay some of the finest titles of that rather incredible era on your new-gen console. The emulated games will feature Trophy support, and will apparently enjoy boosts in overall...

News: PS2 Games Are Coming to the PS4, Sony Confirms

PS2 Games Are Coming to the PS4, Sony Confirms

Live in your world, play in ours

That didn't take long, did it? After yesterday's reports, Sony has told Wired that PlayStation 2 games are coming to the PlayStation 4 via emulation. However, while the firm confirmed the feature, it stopped short of sharing any specific details. "We have nothing further to comment at this point in time." See you...

News: PlayStation 2 Emulation All But Confirmed for PS4

PlayStation 2 Emulation All But Confirmed for PS4

And it sounds awesome

Back when Sony revealed that the Darth Vader PlayStation 4 bundle would include three Star Wars games from the PlayStation 2 era, we assumed that they'd be getting the remaster treatment. While there have been many rumours regarding PS2 emulation on the new-gen system, the promise of Trophy support and improved visuals led us...

Soapbox: Gaming's Greatest Fireworks Display Still Resides Inside the PS2

Gaming's Greatest Fireworks Display Still Resides Inside the PS2

Sky lights

Republished on Thursday, 5th November 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Bonfire Night today. The original text follows. Originally published on Wednesday, 5th November 2014: It's currently Bonfire Night here in the UK, a bizarre annual event in which wooden figures are burnt at the stake in order...

Push Scare: The Resident Evil 4 Cabin Encounter That Totally Redefined Survival Horror

The Resident Evil 4 Cabin Encounter That Totally Redefined Survival Horror

Inkredible

Republished on Saturday, 31st October 2015: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 27th October 2014: My first taste of survival horror came courtesy of Trip Hawkins' ill-fated 3DO. Our family gaming room was one of approximately six...

Talking Point: Is the PlayStation 2 the Greatest Games Console of All Time?

Is the PlayStation 2 the Greatest Games Console of All Time?

Live in your world, play in ours

Republished on Monday, 26th October 2015: We're bringing this feature back from the archives to celebrate the PS2's big 15th Anniversary in North America today. The original text follows. Originally published on Saturday, 29th December 2012: It was evident from the moment that the PlayStation 2 first arrived on...

News: PlayStation Dominates EDGE's Greatest Ever Games

PlayStation Dominates EDGE's Greatest Ever Games

Cream of the crop

World regarded rag EDGE has compiled a list of the 100 greatest ever video games – and PlayStation has secured four of the top five slots. Dark Souls topped the list, with Grand Theft Auto V, The Last of Us, Bloodborne, and Half-Life 2 rounding out the top five. Sony must be rubbings its hands over that lineup – especially...

News: Could the PS4 Be About to Score PS2 Games?

Could the PS4 Be About to Score PS2 Games?

Dark Chronicle! Ape Escape 2! Twisted Metal: Black!

There's no doubt that Sony loves a remaster, but if it can make a few extra pennies by re-selling old PlayStation 2 games, you can bet your bottom dollar that it will. Fortunately for the format holder, it looks like some kind of compatibility with the last-last-gen console may be on the cards,...

News: A New Dynasty Warriors Game Is in Production as Series Celebrates 15 Years on the Market

A New Dynasty Warriors Game Is in Production as Series Celebrates 15 Years on the Market

That's a lot of square pushing

Love it or hate it, Dynasty Warriors is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Koei Tecmo's hack and slash franchise has always been a big hit in Japan, while also managing to gather a loyal audience here in the West. Today, the series celebrates its 15th year on the market, and the publisher's dished out a rather...

News: Suikoden III Stretches Its Legs on PlayStation 3

Suikoden III Stretches Its Legs on PlayStation 3

Geddoe know

Expecting a typically witty write-up? Sorry, office RPG enthusiast Robert Ramsey is away, which means that it's down to this clueless scribe to compose 100 or so words on Suikoden III. The classic PlayStation 2 title originally released in Japan and North America back in 2002, but is receiving the PlayStation 3 re-release treatment...

News: These PS4 Fans Really Want a SOCOM 2 Remaster

These PS4 Fans Really Want a SOCOM 2 Remaster

Tango down

Ah, remasters: some loathe 'em, some love 'em. Whichever camp you fall into, it doesn't sound like they're going to stop anytime soon – especially when people are campaigning for more to get made. SOCOM 2 is the latest target of fans, as a group of military aficionados rally around the forgotten franchise to get its second instalment...