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News: Japanese Games Go Cheap in the US PSN Golden Week Sale

Japanese Games Go Cheap in the US PSN Golden Week Sale

Always believe in your soul

When Europe received a bumper Easter sale on the PlayStation Network, it left feathers ruffled that the North American store wasn't getting a similar seasonal gift. However, while those of you in the US may have been forced to skip on last week's celebrations, you can look forward to the Japanese holiday of Golden Week...

Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (PlayStation Network)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (PlayStation Network)

Half shelled

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows – a game developed by Red Fly Studios and published by Activision – released in August last year on both Steam and the Xbox 360 to a largely atrocious reception. With the game taking around eight months to hit the PlayStation 3, then, one would expect (or at least hope) that the delay...

Review: Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - Deluxe Edition (PlayStation Network)

Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - Deluxe Edition (PlayStation Network)

Wayne too far

You may remember the side-scrolling Arkham spin-off that graced your PlayStation Vita last year. Well, as with so many other franchises before it, the Dark Knight has been transported from the handheld to your living room in Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition. While the portable version was widely criticised for...

Store Update: 23rd April 2014 (Europe)

23rd April 2014 (Europe)

Stage of history

Wacky parenting simulation Octodad: Dadliest Catch is the hottest new addition to the European PlayStation Store this week, with SoulCalibur Lost Swords and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle providing plenty of backup if you’re not into secret cephalopods. While we get on with the full list, don’t be a furtive fish, and...

Store Update: 22nd April 2014 (North America)

22nd April 2014 (North America)

Who's that man in the three-piece suit?

You’ll be able to prove your propensity for parenting as part of the North American PlayStation Store update this week, as the biggest new addition is undoubtedly Octodad: Dadliest Catch for the PlayStation 4. Flanking this fishy fathering sim are SoulCalibur Lost Swords and Demon Gaze. What are you buying?...

News: Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn Enters Orbit in July, Fires Off a New Trailer

Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn Enters Orbit in July, Fires Off a New Trailer

Yet more explosions

Back in February, the fourth game in the Dynasty Warriors: Gundam series, Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn, was announced for a Summer release over here in the West, and today publisher Bandai Namco has confirmed that the mech-'em-up will be blasting its way to North America in July. Although there's no word on a specific...

Review: SingOn (PlayStation Network)

SingOn (PlayStation Network)

A neighbour's nightmare

If there’s one problem with Rock Band, it’s that most of its content is DLC. Sure, it’s great to be able to pick and choose what you want to play, but purchasing individually means that you’re unlikely to try new things. SingOn tries to solve this problem by going with a subscription model, allowing instant anytime...

Rumour: Sony Stupidly Sets PSN Maintenance for Easter Monday

Sony Stupidly Sets PSN Maintenance for Easter Monday

Bunny boiler

There’s a long weekend on the way – but Sony seems eager to encourage you to go outside and play. Apparently, the platform holder is planning a period of PlayStation Network maintenance starting 16:00PM BST on 21st April through until 04:00AM BST on 22nd April. There’s nothing especially abnormal about that – aside from the fact...

Interview: How Renegade Kid Embraces PlayStation Survival Horror Classics in Cult County

How Renegade Kid Embraces PlayStation Survival Horror Classics in Cult County

It's a storm out there

While Kickstarter may be rife with new blood trying to get their first foot through the game development door, there are also veteran studios using the crowd sourcing format to create the titles of their dreams, with big name outfits such as Obsidian Entertainment and Double Fine successfully funding releases through the...

Store Update: 9th April 2014 (Europe)

9th April 2014 (Europe)

Flyin' high

It’s all soccer spreadsheets and spacecrafts on the European PlayStation Store this week, with Football Manager Classic 2014 and Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut being the big new additions. Other highlights include The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 and LEGO The Hobbit, while it’s also worth

Store Update: 8th April 2014 (North America)

8th April 2014 (North America)

A crooked mile

There’s a wolf among us! No, not a real one – we just mean that the next episode in Telltale Games’ popular Fables adaptation is available now from the North American PlayStation Store. Other major highlights this week include PlayStation 4 dogfighting escapade Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut and LEGO The Hobbit. What are you...

News: Octodad May Extend a Tentacle to PS4 Later This Month

Octodad May Extend a Tentacle to PS4 Later This Month

Fish out of water

The hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 port of Young Horses’ bizarre underwater escapade Octodad: Dadliest Catch is finished, and is currently going through Sony’s certification process. According to a studio spokesperson writing on Reddit, if our aquatic protagonist can get past the platform holder’s quality assurance...

News: The Wolf Among Us Teases Episode 3 Ahead of Imminent Release

The Wolf Among Us Teases Episode 3 Ahead of Imminent Release

"Whatever it is, I didn't do it"

We're at the halfway point in Telltale Games' episodic adventure The Wolf Among Us, and events are starting to get messy for our hero Bigby. If you're eager for a glimpse at the next instalment following the sadistic cliff hanger of Episode 2, a trailer lurks just below to feed your addiction. Just be warned that...

Review: Skullgirls Encore (PlayStation Network)

Skullgirls Encore (PlayStation Network)

Back for more

When Reverge Labs’ Skullgirls launched in April 2012, it was received very well. What’s incredible, however, is that it’s managed to maintain that level of popularity in the months since, with crowdfunding keeping the release alive once its ties with publisher Konami were cut. During all of the real-life drama – and name...

Store Update: 2nd April 2014 (Europe)

2nd April 2014 (Europe)

Bat attack

It’s the Caped Crusader who’s at the heart of this week’s European PlayStation Store update, with Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate – Deluxe Edition taking centre stage. The Dark Knight isn’t the only recognisable character in town, though, as Jodie Holmes from Beyond: Two Souls and Lu Bu from Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends...

Store Update: 1st April 2014 (North America)

1st April 2014 (North America)

Play ball

There are no April Fools’ Day gags in this North American PlayStation Store update – just enough content to make your wallet weep. Undeniable highlights include the arrival of MLB 14 The Show, Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - Deluxe Edition, and Mercenary Kings. Interestingly, you can now also download Grand Theft Auto V’s iFruit