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News: PS4's Until Dawn Discounted in Spooky EU Hallowe'en Sale

PS4's Until Dawn Discounted in Spooky EU Hallowe'en Sale

Boo

If you tend to prefer the 'treat' part of Hallowe'en, then this European PlayStation Store sale should give you a sugar rush. Set to run through the spooky season, Sony has deployed a salvo of discounts across the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita – and the offers extend to relatively recent releases like Until Dawn and

Store Update: 20th October 2015 (North America)

20th October 2015 (North America)

Bloody blighters

The big smoke beckons in Assassin's Creed Syndicate this week, which is the biggest new addition to the PlayStation Store. Of course, it's not the only game vying for your attention, as Overlord: Fellowship of Evil and Primal Carnage: Extinction are also out. And there are new episodes of Life Is Strange and Tales from the...

News: People Are Having Real Problems Paying with Credit Cards on the PlayStation Store

People Are Having Real Problems Paying with Credit Cards on the PlayStation Store

Invalid info

There are more games launching on the PlayStation Store than ever before, but many people are having problems actually purchasing them. Sony's payment servers have been randomly rendering credit cards invalid for as long as we can remember, but the issue appears to be getting worse – as active threads on various websites testify...

News: Destiny's Story Was Stitched Together Using Existing Assets in Less Than a Year

Destiny's Story Was Stitched Together Using Existing Assets in Less Than a Year

Surprise

Well who would have thunk it? According to a massive report from Kotaku's always informative Jason Schreier, Destiny as we know it was cobbled together in a very short space of time following the decision to scrap its original story. Sources say that upon showing Bungie's top brass a 'supercut' of the title's major plot points, the...

Store Update: 20th October 2015 (Europe)

20th October 2015 (Europe)

London's calling

How much time and money have you got? If your answer to both of these questions is 'a lot', then good news: the European PlayStation Store update has arrived. Assassin's Creed Syndicate is the big new game this week, but there are other titles like Overlord: Fellowship of Evil and Just Dance 2016 vying for your attention. What are...

News: Samurai Warriors 4: Empires Devises a Strategy on PS4, PS3, Vita in the West Next Year

Samurai Warriors 4: Empires Devises a Strategy on PS4, PS3, Vita in the West Next Year

For clan and country

Can you believe that we almost went an entire two weeks without any word of a Warriors game? Well, the dream's over now, as Koei Tecmo has announced that it's bringing Samurai Warriors 4: Empires West next year, on the 11th March. The tactical hack and slasher launched in Japan last month. As with many musou titles, it'll be...

News: September 2015 NPD: PS4 Sticks to the Summit as NBA, NFL Beat Metal Gear Solid

September 2015 NPD: PS4 Sticks to the Summit as NBA, NFL Beat Metal Gear Solid

Snaaake

For the fifth month running, the PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console in the United States – even though hardware sales tumbled year-over-year. According to tracking firm NPD, physical spend in the video games sector totalled $1.01 billion in September 2015 – a reduction of nine per cent compared to the same period last year. As...

News: Dragon Quest Builders Continues to Look Like a Charming Japanese Take on Minecraft

Dragon Quest Builders Continues to Look Like a Charming Japanese Take on Minecraft

What else did you expect?

Minecraft must be doing something right, seeing as it's one of the most popular video games every released, but that's not necessarily why we're liking the look of incoming copycat Dragon Quest Builders. Judging from its latest PlayStation 4 screenshots, we reckon that it all looks rather charming, and the way that the...

News: The End of the World Awaits in Life Is Strange: Episode 5

The End of the World Awaits in Life Is Strange: Episode 5

Mad Max

This is it, then, Arcadia Baes: the brilliant Life Is Strange is hours away from a conclusion. Square Enix has sent out a trailer for Episode 5 – which is named Polarized – but it does warn that there are some spoilers inside. This author will be going on a media blackout for the rest of the week – avoiding plot details is going to be...

News: UK Sales Charts: PS4 JRPGs Infiltrate Best Sellers List

UK Sales Charts: PS4 JRPGs Infiltrate Best Sellers List

Phoenix down

Even though this author isn't necessarily the biggest fan of Japanese role-playing games, it's really nice to see the genre infiltrating this week's UK sales charts. FIFA 16 was top yet again with Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection finishing second – but Tales of Zestiria landed a surprise strike on eighth, while Dragon Quest...

Push Rewind: No Man's Sky Rumours, Tales of Zestiria, Dragon Quest Heroes

No Man's Sky Rumours, Tales of Zestiria, Dragon Quest Heroes

And thus concludes a gigantic week in the PlayStation Nation. There wasn't a whole lot of hot news this time – a juicy No Man's Sky rumour aside – but we made up for it with more reviews than you can possibly imagine. A busy week, then – and it's only going to busier. Reviews: Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 89

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 89

Installing... 99%

Okay, we know that we're a little bit late with this week's edition of WAYP – but your humble host has reserved this weekend to finish setting up his new computer. Fortunately, the task has now been completed, which means that normal service can resume. It's time to talk about all of the games that we'll be playing this weekend,...

News: Can Your Wallet Survive the Latest NA PS Store Flash Sale?

Can Your Wallet Survive the Latest NA PS Store Flash Sale?

You're about to find out

As was already outed earlier in the week, the North American PlayStation Store has landed a new Flash Sale – this time with a survival theme. The promotional period – which is set to end on Monday, 19th October – spans all three PlayStation platforms, and includes some real bargains, such as Everybody's

News: Yakuza 5 Feels the Heat in Mid-November on PS3

Yakuza 5 Feels the Heat in Mid-November on PS3

Kamurocho's almost go

Yakuza 5 is still due out on the PlayStation 3 this year, with SEGA attaching a mid-November release window to the oft-requested brawler. The game's currently available to pre-order on Sony's digital plaza, but is tagged with a place holder 31st December launch. "Unfortunately, it's a little later than we would've liked, and...

Weirdness: Yakuza as a Live Performance Looks Suitably Mental

Yakuza as a Live Performance Looks Suitably Mental

The real Dragon of Dojima

A stage show that the editors of this very site would have paid to see purely for the experience, 'Yakuza' obviously ties in to the fantastic action role-playing game series of the same name. Featuring staple characters such as protagonist Kazuma Kiryu and the crazy Goro Majima, the show was unleashed on the Japanese...

News: Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Numbers Remain Reasonable as Uncharted Climbs High

Japanese Sales Charts: PS4 Numbers Remain Reasonable as Uncharted Climbs High

Hanging on in there

There's a cheeky little grin on Nathan Drake's face right now as his Uncharted Collection almost scrambled to the summit of last week's Japanese software charts. The PlayStation 4 exclusive leapt into third place selling through 24,867 copies, which isn't too bad. Meanwhile, FIFA 16's launch in the Land of the Rising Sun saw it...

News: We Really Hope Bungie Isn't Mucking About with Destiny's Microtransactions

We Really Hope Bungie Isn't Mucking About with Destiny's Microtransactions

New patch apparently reveals in-game buffs that you can buy

This is how it starts, isn't it? Destiny's newest patch introduced a new, microtransaction-based service that allows you to buy cosmetic items with real money. With 18 fresh emotes on offer - which, to be fair, are actually pretty cool - it all seems rather harmless, but after mining the...