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Store Preview: Akiba's Trip PS4, Guilty Gear Demo, Geometry Wars 3

Akiba's Trip PS4, Guilty Gear Demo, Geometry Wars 3

Round up, round up

And in the blink of an eye, that’s the last of the big new releases until The Crew next month. Don’t think that the PlayStation Store’s going to become a barren wasteland in the days leading up to Thanksgiving, though, as Sony is keeping it well supplied with a couple of smaller releases – like the PlayStation 4 version of...

News: Wait, There's a New PlayStation 3 Firmware Update?

Wait, There's a New PlayStation 3 Firmware Update?

Nod like Churchill Dog

Sony’s pledged its ongoing support to the ageing PlayStation 3 by releasing a new firmware update for the machine. The operating system overhaul – dubbed v4.66 – is available now, and improves software stability. Well, you weren’t expecting anything especially interesting, were you? It didn’t take us too long to...

News: Meet the Man Who Makes PlayStation's Amazing Press Kits

Meet the Man Who Makes PlayStation's Amazing Press Kits

Box art

Talking about press kits in a post-Doritosgate era is perhaps a little awkward, but the work of Tim Smith deserves to be appreciated. The Welsh graphic designer and illustrator is behind some of SCEE’s best pre-release packages, which are typically sent to journalists alongside review code prior to a particular PlayStation title’s...

News: Here's Your First Look at Game of Thrones on PS4, PS3

Here's Your First Look at Game of Thrones on PS4, PS3

Forrester pumped

It’s taken what feels like an eternity, but Telltale Games has finally released the first trailer for its episodic Game of Thrones series. The title will premiere later this year on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 – there’s no word on the Vita yet – and will tell the story of House Forrester. “Caught up in the events...

Interview: LittleBigPlanet 3's Stellar Soundtrack Is Already Winning Awards

LittleBigPlanet 3's Stellar Soundtrack Is Already Winning Awards

Prize bubble

Sony’s last major release of the year, LittleBigPlanet 3, is a real gem, dragging Media Molecule’s do-it-yourself series into the future with a laundry list of tweaks and improvements. It’s already winning awards as well, as composer Winifred Phillips has received a Hollywood Music in Media Award for one of her contributions to...

News: Sony Looking into PaRappa the Rapper Release on PSN

Sony Looking into PaRappa the Rapper Release on PSN

You gotta believe

Vib Ribbon’s recent release on the PlayStation Network has proven that new SCEA boss Shawn Layden has his heart in the right place. While he may not yet have a commanding stage presence like his predecessor Jack Tretton, the suit certainly knows PlayStation through and through, having previously worked with the firm in both...

News: Bladestorm: Nightmare Cuts into Your Dreams in 2015 on PS4, PS3

Bladestorm: Nightmare Cuts into Your Dreams in 2015 on PS4, PS3

The flames rose to her Roman nose

You know what the gaming industry needs? A few more Omega Force games, of course. Koei Tecmo has announced that the industrious Dynasty Warriors developer’s historical strategy game Bladestorm: Nightmare will be making you scream from 3rd March in North America and 6th March in Europe. It’ll turn back time on...

News: You'll Be Taking Pictures of Panties in This PS4, PS3 Game

You'll Be Taking Pictures of Panties in This PS4, PS3 Game

Knickering stuff

Japan hasn’t yet embraced the PlayStation 4 to the degree that we’d all like, but there are a stream of niche releases starting to make their way to the next-gen machine. Also due out on the PlayStation 3 next year, Nairo High School: Seishun Hakusho is a photography simulator, which will see you capturing daily life in the open...

Store Update: 19th November 2014 (Europe)

19th November 2014 (Europe)

Super love

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the European PlayStation Store update, which is absolutely bursting with big games. Among the highlights this week are Grand Theft Auto V, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and, er, Rugby 15. Oh alright, maybe not the last one, then – but you get the overarching idea. PlayStation 4: Dragon Age:...

News: PlayStation Experience Is Perfectly Timed for Developers to Have Something New to Show

PlayStation Experience Is Perfectly Timed for Developers to Have Something New to Show

Choo choo

We’re still not quite sure what to expect from Sony’s forthcoming PlayStation Experience fan event. While we initially warned you to temper your expectations for big announcements, all of the chatter leading up to the convention has suggested that you may want to keep your eyes and ears open for some sizeable reveals during the show...

Review: Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops (PlayStation Network)

Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops (PlayStation Network)

Military mishap

Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops combines the best features and missions from its mobile counterparts, packaging the popular smartphone series’ first two titles together for PlayStation platforms. Does this port march onto Sony’s systems with success, though – or is it an overpriced clone doing the console rounds? The game definitely...

Out This Week: Grand Theft Auto V PS4, LittleBigPlanet 3, Far Cry 4, Dragon Age, WWE 2K15

Grand Theft Auto V PS4, LittleBigPlanet 3, Far Cry 4, Dragon Age, WWE 2K15

Oh em gee

Hold onto your hats and wallets everyone, because this is the week that you’ve been waiting for. It’s been a disappointing year in general for gaming, but the penultimate Tuesday before Thanksgiving may yet redeem everything. Vying for your attention from tomorrow in North America are a handful of teensy titles, including Grand Theft...

News: UK Sales Charts: Assassin's Creed Unity Sails Past Black Flag's Launch Sales

UK Sales Charts: Assassin's Creed Unity Sails Past Black Flag's Launch Sales

Advanced Warfare still on top

There’s a great game in Assassin’s Creed Unity, but it’s obfuscated by bad bugs and glitches. To be fair, Ubisoft is working hard to fix things, and that’s already resulted in one major PlayStation 4 patch. However, upper-management won’t be too worried about the backlash to the game, as it’s outsold the...

News: Ever Wanted to Know Why You Can't Change Your PSN Name?

Ever Wanted to Know Why You Can't Change Your PSN Name?

Shawn Layden to the rescue

The inability of PlayStation Network users to change their online names is undoubtedly one of the most philosophically important dilemmas of the modern age. It feels like a strange and slightly archaic policy, whichever way you slice it. Thankfully, in a recent interview, SCEA president Shawn 'E3 Yawn' Layden explained...

Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 46

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 46

Everybody loves good Neighbours

We’re in the eye of the storm. Next week marks the release of the last few big holiday titles, and then it’s back to relative silence until the New Year. As such, this is another condensed issue of WAYP from our staff’s point of view – but we bet that you’ve got lots to talk about in the comments section...