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Talking Point: What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 123

What Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 123

Backlog busters

You can always tell it's summer, not because the sun is shining outside, but because WAYP is filled with people playing old games. That's certainly the case this time, as the people of Push Square Towers casually go about busting their backlogs. Alex Stinton, Reviewer: There's something to be said for returning to a game well after...

News: BioWare Explains Why it Went for a Female Main Character in Mass Effect: Andromeda's E3 Trailer

BioWare Explains Why it Went for a Female Main Character in Mass Effect: Andromeda's E3 Trailer

"We're embracing character creation"

You've seen the Mass Effect: Andromeda E3 2016 trailer by now, right? If so, then you may or may not know that around the 1:30 mark, we get our first real glimpse of the game's customisable main character, Ryder. Much like Commander Shepard, Ryder can be male or female depending on your preference, but unlike...

News: Tekken 7's Cinematic Fighting System Aims to Take Story Mode to the Next Level

Tekken 7's Cinematic Fighting System Aims to Take Story Mode to the Next Level

Combo breaker

Tekken 7 is changing things up with its cinematic approach to combat. We've known for ages now that the brawler will feature a slow motion mechanic that kicks in when players land a crushing blow or a finishing move, but the title's story mode aims to take this idea even further. As hinted in the game's E3 2016 trailer, Bandai Namco...

News: New Final Fantasy XV Screenshots Prove It's a Preposterously Pretty PS4 Game

New Final Fantasy XV Screenshots Prove It's a Preposterously Pretty PS4 Game

Perfect particles

While we may question how good Final Fantasy XV's gameplay looks, there's one thing that we simply can't deny: the game is very, very pretty - and we're not just talking about its stereotypical pretty boy cast. Square Enix has released a huge pile of fresh screenshots that showcase everything from environments to character and...

Review: N.E.R.O.: Nothing Ever Remains Obscure (PS4)

N.E.R.O.: Nothing Ever Remains Obscure (PS4)

Nothing ever remains enjoyable

N.E.R.O.: Nothing Ever Remains Obscure is another entry into the "walking simulator" genre. In this instance, however, developer Storm in a Teacup has tried to address the constant criticism that these style of games don't actually have any gameplay. N.E.R.O. is billed as an interactive visual novel and it definitely...

News: Superb Sounding PS4 Boss-'Em-Up Furi Finally Flashes onto PS4 Early Next Month

Superb Sounding PS4 Boss-'Em-Up Furi Finally Flashes onto PS4 Early Next Month

Summer sizzler

We've been looking forward to Furi for ages, and now it's finally within reach. The PlayStation 4 action title, which puts you up against a series of stylish bosses, certainly looks and sounds the part, so here's hoping that the finished product lives up to the project's potential. Furi launches on the 5th July for $24.99 on the...

News: Sony: PS4K Will Not Shorten the PS4's Lifecycle

Sony: PS4K Will Not Shorten the PS4's Lifecycle

They're the same thing

It's been reiterated a dozen or so times now, but Sony has clarified that the PlayStation 4K (or Neo as it's known internally) will not bring a premature end to the current generation. Speaking with a Russian website, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida explained that "PS4 is still PS4". He continued: "The new high...