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Store Update: 15th April 2014 (North America)

15th April 2014 (North America)

Trials and error

If you’ve been itching for something new to play on your PlayStation 4, then there’s a little something for everyone available in the latest North American PlayStation Store update. In addition to Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn, early adopters can also look forward to motorcycle sim Trials Fusion and visual powerhouses...

Store Update: 25th March 2014 (North America)

25th March 2014 (North America)

Full of stars

Try not to drop your Fez while you work your way through this week’s colossal North American PlayStation Store update. In addition to Polytron’s aforementioned indie smash, there are an absolute slew of new titles due out on Sony’s systems this week. Highlights include Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends, Deception IV: Blood Ties,...

News: Share Your Resident Evil Memories to S.T.A.R. in an Upcoming Capcom Game

Share Your Resident Evil Memories to S.T.A.R. in an Upcoming Capcom Game

Pick your braaains

While the franchise may have infected other platforms, the PlayStation will always represent Resident Evil's true home. New fan or old, we're sure that you have plenty of fond memories that have kept you up at night. And Capcom UK would like you to share your terrifying experiences to stand a chance of winning a cameo in an...

Store Update: 25th February 2014 (North America)

25th February 2014 (North America)

Steal yourself

We’re going to assume that it’s not easy to rob the North American PlayStation Store, but if it was, you’d easily be able to fill a swag bag full of digital goods. In addition to PlayStation 4 sneak-‘em-up Thief, this week’s update brings Bomberman-esque multiplayer title Basement Crawl, arcade compilation Pac-Man Museum,...

Store Update: 18th February 2014 (North America)

18th February 2014 (North America)

Hiryu go

Double Helix’s anticipated Strider reboot headlines another swell North American PlayStation Store update this week, which also plays host to a standalone version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’s recent Freedom Cry expansion and silly shooter Earth Defense Force 2025. Other arrivals include Gunslugs on the PlayStation Vita and

Talking Point: Who's the Cutest Couple on PlayStation?

Who's the Cutest Couple on PlayStation?

Love at first sight

Roses are red, violets are blue, and believe it or not, there’s a PlayStation couple out there for you. While you deal with the consequences of buying your significant other the wrong box of chocolates, we figured that you may appreciate a spot of escapism. And what better way to celebrate the current commercially exaggerated...

Store Update: 11th February 2014 (North America)

11th February 2014 (North America)

Lightning strikes

It’s another big week for the North American PlayStation Store, with JRPG threequel Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII leading the charge on the PlayStation 3. It’s been accompanied by a bunch of noteworthy PlayStation Vita titles, including Toukiden: The Age of Demons, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc, and Llamasoft’s...

Store Update: 4th February 2014 (North America)

4th February 2014 (North America)

Cleaning up

After a somewhat slow start to the year, the North American PlayStation Store is officially back into the swing of things. The first update of February is a real wallet drainer, with the likes of Dustforce, King Oddball, and Surge Deluxe all vying for your attention. Elsewhere, PlayStation Plus members will be able to obtain Outlast for...

Store Update: 28th January 2014 (North America)

28th January 2014 (North America)

Grave robber

This week marks the arrival of the first major post-launch PlayStation 4 title, with Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition aiming to light a torch on your next generation console. Like every release for Sony’s latest super machine, you’ll be able to pick up a copy of the game digitally from the PlayStation Store – and it’ll cost you...

Store Update: 21st January 2014 (North America)

21st January 2014 (North America)

Hype builder

There are still a couple of months to go until it officially releases, but you can already pre-order hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 exclusive inFAMOUS: Second Son on the PlayStation Store. The digital edition will set you back a reasonable $59.99, and will come with the additional Cole MacGrath-themed missions that Sucker Punch teased...

Feature: An Ode to the Owl: The Inside Story of Psygnosis

An Ode to the Owl: The Inside Story of Psygnosis

Ex-Psygnosis staffer Richard Browne pays tribute to the legendary UK studio

Back in August 2012, Sony closed the doors of Studio Liverpool. Formerly known as Psygnosis, the studio was arguably most famous for its Wipeout series of futuristic racing titles, but it's easy to forget that it enjoyed a rich and vibrant history long before it was...

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...

Matters of Import: Battling with Beautiful PSone Brawler Panzer Bandit

Battling with Beautiful PSone Brawler Panzer Bandit

A distinct lack of panzers and bandits

There’s no getting away from it: Panzer Bandit is obviously “inspired” by Treasure’s seminal SEGA Saturn classic Guardian Heroes. Fortunately, there’s far more to Fill-in-Cafe’s beat-‘em-up than merely imitation for imitation’s sake, as what we have here is a stunning game that not only serves...

Matters of Import: Cute Witches Blow Things Up in Cotton 100%

Cute Witches Blow Things Up in Cotton 100%

May contain less cotton than advertised

Märchen Adventure Cotton 100%, to give it its full and unwieldy title, first allowed us to summon magical death on baseball bat toting snowmen and boggle eyed trees back in 1994 on the Super Famicon, before finding itself ported to the PlayStation almost a decade later under the budget ‘SuperLite 1500’...

Feature: Feel All Festive with These Unforgettable PlayStation Snowscapes

Feel All Festive with These Unforgettable PlayStation Snowscapes

Ice weather for it

The weather outside is dreary, but your consoles can be so cheery. And since there’s nowhere you’d rather be, turn on your PSone, PS2, and PS3. Alright, it doesn’t quite fit, but you get the idea. Over the years, the various PlayStation platforms have played host to a veritable wonderland of snowy scenes, so to celebrate...

Feature: The Road to Gran Turismo 6

The Road to Gran Turismo 6

The evolution of the real driving simulator

Even when Polyphony Digital president Kazunori Yamauchi was working on slapstick PSone racer Motor Toon Grand Prix, the luminary had driving simulators in mind. The internally developed title, which was undeniably inspired by the success of Mario Kart, was built with a casual audience in mind, but the...