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News: Capcom to Livestream Exclusive Unseen Strider Gameplay

Capcom to Livestream Exclusive Unseen Strider Gameplay

Set your alarms

Capcom will be hosting a livestream showing exclusive content from its upcoming futuristic action game Strider. The broadcast will be hosted on the publisher's Twitch channel at 16:00PM PDT (01:00AM GMT). For those of you that don't have work in the morning (or are alright with turning up late), the stream will showcase a brand new...

Review: Streetkix Freestyle (PlayStation Portable)

Streetkix Freestyle (PlayStation Portable)

A kick in the balls

Soccer may not be the most popular sport in the United States, but the same can’t be said outside of the country. Around the world, not only is football enormous, but it’s a lifestyle for many. As a result, the beautiful game has its own street iteration, boasting a number of mind-boggling ball tricks. Streetkix Freestyle...

Store Update: 15th January 2014 (Europe)

15th January 2014 (Europe)

Nothing to see here

There’s always hope that the European PlayStation Store update will drag out an unexpected release, but this week’s refresh is even slower than the one in North America. Highlights include middling PlayStation 3 port Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD, and, well, that’s honestly about it. Catch you next time, we guess...

Review: Don't Starve (PlayStation 4)

Don't Starve (PlayStation 4)

The hunger game

Nature is beautiful. We observe it from pictures and videos from the safety of our home. We get up close to it on vacations through tour guides and hikes. And sometimes, we even interact with it by camping in the wilderness, preparing with ample supplies and experiencing only a sliver of what it must be like to rough it for real. But...

Review: Assassin's Creed Liberation HD (PlayStation Network)

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD (PlayStation Network)

Assassin's speed

Retelling the rather erratic adventures of Aveline de Grandpré, Assassin's Creed Liberation HD leaps onto the PlayStation 3 after its moderate success on Sony's handheld console – and visually, it's just about what you'd expect. The game's events are now witnessed through a much clearer lens, with some drastically improved...

Store Update: 14th January 2014 (North America)

14th January 2014 (North America)

'Ave it

The industry’s still getting warmed up to 2014, so this North American PlayStation Store update is a little lean yet again. Nevertheless, fans of stealth action may be delighted to learn that PlayStation Vita port Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD has finally stepped out of the shadows, while Halfbrick developed dual-joystick shooter Age of...

News: Two for Two as Dynasty Warriors Next Marches into February's EU PS Plus Update

Two for Two as Dynasty Warriors Next Marches into February's EU PS Plus Update

Get ready to unite China again

Launch titles are often best left in the shadows as the younger, more attractive games hog the spotlight. February, however, marks Dynasty Warriors Next's five minutes of fame as it's confirmed to be one of February’s free PlayStation Vita titles for PlayStation Plus subscribers. With a fanbase as loyal as Call of...

News: Gasp, Outlast Confirmed for February EU Instant Game Collection

Gasp, Outlast Confirmed for February EU Instant Game Collection

The rumours were true

We've been keeping our eyes on Red Barrels' popular horror title Outlast for a long time now. Mostly in the hopes that our fearless leader Sammy Barker wouldn't force us to sit through the terrifying ordeal for a review, but also because of the glowing reception that the game received following its release on the PC. Most...

News: Papo & Yo Developer Touched by Fan's 'Moving' Letter

Papo & Yo Developer Touched by Fan's 'Moving' Letter

Posts open response

Papo & Yo developer Minority has posted a heart warming response to an anonymous fan after receiving a hand written letter signed with "music notes and a heart". Community manager Rommel Romero wrote on behalf of the studio: "I read your moving letter the moment that it got to our studio and felt that the team would love to...

Review: Backgammon Blitz (PlayStation 4)

Backgammon Blitz (PlayStation 4)

Cured to perfection

Backgammon is one of the oldest games in existence, dating back thousands of years, and although in modern society it’s overshadowed by more popular timewasters like chess, it’s managed to find a home on the PlayStation 4 and its accompanying handheld, the PlayStation Vita. It’s true that in some instances the classics are...

News: This Rumoured EU February PS Plus Lineup Looks Scarily Good

This Rumoured EU February PS Plus Lineup Looks Scarily Good

Too good to be true?

European PlayStation Plus subscribers could be in for a real treat, if a leaked list of Instant Game Collection titles posted on GamePointsNow is to be believed. PlayStation 4 owners would be insane to miss out on Red Barrels Games' asylum-based survival horror title Outlast, while those among you who have held onto your dear...

News: Spider-Man 2 Developer's Energy Hook Latches onto PS4 and Vita

Spider-Man 2 Developer's Energy Hook Latches onto PS4 and Vita

Swing low sweet chariot

The great gaming gods often dictate that licensed titles must suck, but they benevolently made an exception with the amazing Spider-Man 2 on the PlayStation 2. Published by Activision in order to tie-in with the Tobey Maguire movie, the sandbox swing-‘em-up was a real breath of fresh air, allowing you to explore Manhattan...

Review: Aabs Animals (PlayStation Network)

Aabs Animals (PlayStation Network)

Avoid eye contact at all costs

Do you like cute things, specifically animals? Do you like to stare at said animals without interacting with them in any way? Are you a fan of music that sounds like a compilation of the happiest melodies ever conceived by man? If your answer is 'Yes' to each of these questions, then congratulations: Aabs Animals is...

News: New Screens of Assassin's Creed Liberation HD Blow the Original's Visuals Out of the Water

New Screens of Assassin's Creed Liberation HD Blow the Original's Visuals Out of the Water

Aveline de Grandpré looks better than ever

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation for the PlayStation Vita was by no means an unimpressive attempt at transferring the gorgeous graphics of the franchise to the handheld market. However, three new photos comparing its visuals to the upcoming Assassin's Creed Liberation HD make you second-guess the...