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News: PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Will Release on 28th October

PS4 Firmware Update 2.00 Will Release on 28th October

Stability updates will inevitably follow

Sony said that it wanted to release PlayStation 4 firmware update v2.00 before the biggest games of the year, and it’s held true to that word. The platform holder has nonchalantly dated the jumbo download on its official Twitter account, confirming that you’ll be able to nab the software refresh from 28th...

News: The Unfinished Swan Picks Up Its Paintbrush on PS4 and Vita Next Week

The Unfinished Swan Picks Up Its Paintbrush on PS4 and Vita Next Week

Still not finished

The Unfinished Swan is one of those rare PlayStation 3 titles that scored a 10/10 on this very website – and if you missed out on it the first time around, you’ll be able to sample the imaginitive adventure on the PlayStation 4 and Vita next week. Due out on 28th October in North America and 29th October in Europe, this...

News: Blimey, The Last of Us Is Getting a Game of the Year Edition for PS3

Blimey, The Last of Us Is Getting a Game of the Year Edition for PS3

Third time's the charm

That's right, Naughty Dog's seminal survival horror The Last of Us is now getting the official 'Game of the Year' treatment it so sorely deserves. This new version – which is currently only confirmed for Europe – includes the original game, plus all subsequent downloadable content, and will be launching on 11th November...

News: Senran Kagura Bon Appétit! Covers Vita in Whipped Cream

Senran Kagura Bon Appétit! Covers Vita in Whipped Cream

Great British Bust Off

If asparagus is an aphrodisiac, then Marvelous must have been chomping down the spring vegetable by the plateful when it conceived Senran Kagura Bon Appétit!. More or less Cooking Mama with ninja chefs, this rhythmic PlayStation Vita release sees you matching button inputs in order prepare a delicious dish for the depraved...

News: Saints Row Gats Out of Hell a Little Earlier Than Anticipated on PS4, PS3

Saints Row Gats Out of Hell a Little Earlier Than Anticipated on PS4, PS3

Hell froze over

As someone that wanted to record a concept album on the seven deadly sins , we’re glad that a studio with actual talent is tackling the idea. Saints Row IV’s upcoming expansion, Gat Out of Hell, will boast seven firearms straight out of Satan’s weapon closet – and the brand new trailer embedded below gives you a quick look at...

News: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Release Date Playing Dead a Little Longer

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Release Date Playing Dead a Little Longer

You may have herb otherwise

Capcom has put a bullet in the cranium of rumours regarding Resident Evil: Revelations 2’s release date. Speculation caused by a PlayStation 4 pre-order page on the PlayStation Store overnight prompted dozens of publications to report that the episodic survival horror spin-off will start in February, but the Japanese...

News: No Fair! Japan's Getting The Unfinished Swan on PS4 and Vita Next Week

No Fair! Japan's Getting The Unfinished Swan on PS4 and Vita Next Week

Still not finished, apparently

You may recall a rumour that was floating about the internet late last year which suggested that PlayStation 3 classic The Unfinished Swan would be recklessly flinging paint onto the PlayStation 4. The speculations were soon shot down, but we've kept our fingers crossed ever since. Apparently all our appendage-based...

News: Fencing Sim Nidhogg Strategically Shuffles onto PS4 and Vita This Week

Fencing Sim Nidhogg Strategically Shuffles onto PS4 and Vita This Week

En garde

If there's one thing Sony's system's are sorely lacking, it's games about fencing that feature giant cosmic worms which devour the inferior player. Luckily, Nidhogg is here to fill that hideously underrepresented niche. The inventive indie joins recent PlayStation Plus freebie Sportsfriends as an example of smaller developers making...

News: Geometry Wars Finally Makes Its PlayStation Debut in November

Geometry Wars Finally Makes Its PlayStation Debut in November

Acute and cuddly

After two successive snubs, the Geometry Wars series is finally making it onto Sony platforms, with Geometry Wars3: Dimensions launching on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The sharp shooting title will hit the digital marketplace on 25th November in North America, and the following day in Europe. As for pricing, the game will set...

News: The Invizimals Put Up a Fresh Fight on PlayStation Vita This Month

The Invizimals Put Up a Fresh Fight on PlayStation Vita This Month

Hide and seek

It doesn’t feel like that long since the last major Invizimals outing launched in Europe, but already the sequel has apparated into sight. A huge success in its native Spain, Invizimals: The Resistance is set to launch on Sony’s handheld system on 29th October, and will plot the return of Brian Blessed’s brilliant beard. Who...

News: Telltale's The Walking Dead, Er, Walks onto PS4 on 24th October

Telltale's The Walking Dead, Er, Walks onto PS4 on 24th October

It's about Clemen-time

The Walking Dead has seemingly been shambling onto the PlayStation 4 for months now. However, after an almost endless run of rumours, developer Telltale Games has confirmed that the title will be launching for the super system on 24th October. To be clear, both seasons will be released separately, in digital and

News: Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Goes for the Jugular Next Month

Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus Goes for the Jugular Next Month

Bursting with goodness

You’ll find more wobbling in PlayStation Vita exclusive Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus’ launch trailer than on a plate of jelly, but beneath all of the titillation appears to be an amusing action game. The spiritual successor to the somewhat divisive side scroller Senran Kagura Burst, this portable escapade appears to share...

News: Minecraft: PS4 Edition Paves a Path to Retail Next Month

Minecraft: PS4 Edition Paves a Path to Retail Next Month

Business as usual

Microsoft may have built a $2.5 billion brick wall around the Minecraft franchise, but it seems that there are no changes to Sony’s plans, as it’s announced that a retail version of the game’s recently released PlayStation 4 Edition will deploy on 3rd October in Europe and 7th October in North America. The physical outing...

News: SingStar: Ultimate Party Builds a LEGO House and Burns It Down

SingStar: Ultimate Party Builds a LEGO House and Burns It Down

Still totally into you, though

Regardless of whether you’re ready or not, SingStar: Ultimate Party is set to say hello to your PlayStation 4 from 29th October in Europe. The retail release will come with a magic selection of songs, which developer London Studio hopes will make you want to love the series again. In truth, it’s a bit of a safe...

News: Zombie Apocalypse Sim Dying Light Lumbers onto PS4 and PS3 in January

Zombie Apocalypse Sim Dying Light Lumbers onto PS4 and PS3 in January

Brainsss

In theory, Dying Light should be a fantastic game. It takes endless zombie hordes and combines them with Mirror's Edge-esque parkour mechanics. However, the game is being developed by Techland – the studio behind the thoroughly ordinary Dead Island series – so we're reserving our judgement for the time being. At any rate, the open...

News: Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Hijacks the Next-Gen on 18th November

Grand Theft Auto V PS4 Hijacks the Next-Gen on 18th November

Los Santos looks even better

The best thing about Rockstar – aside from its award winning games – is the manner in which it goes about announcing them. While other publishers pre-empt reporters with Twitter teasers and cryptic press releases, the Grand Theft Auto V developer prefers to nonchalantly drop bombs – usually when we expect them...

News: LittleBigPlanet PS Vita Recharges Its Powers with a Marvel Themed Re-Release

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita Recharges Its Powers with a Marvel Themed Re-Release

A Loki affair

Sony has recently announced a superhero themed re-release of the popular title LittleBigPlanet PS Vita, appropriately titled LittleBigPlanet PS Vita: Marvel Super Hero Edition. Aside from having a ludicrously long name, the game will be exactly the same as the charming adventure that you remember, but with a plethora of Marvel related...

News: KickBeat: Special Edition Delivers a Flying Kick Next Week on PS4

KickBeat: Special Edition Delivers a Flying Kick Next Week on PS4

Realistic moshpit action

When KickBeat launched on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, it proved that it had all of the right moves – as it received a groovy 8/10 in our review. If, however, you're one of those desperate for next-gen graphics to go along with your rhythmic butt kicking, your wait has finally come to an end. KickBeat: Special...

News: Aww, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor's PS3 Release Date Has Been Delayed

Aww, Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor's PS3 Release Date Has Been Delayed

More time to play Destiny

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor's PlayStation 3 release date has been pushed back slightly, Warner Bros announced today. Originally planned to launch alongside its PlayStation 4 counterpart in September and October, the last-gen version of the game won't be arriving until 18th November in the United States, and 21st November...